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Written by Miami Today on March 5, 2009
The Zoological Society of Florida and Miami Metrozoo presents another edition of "Feast with the Beasts" supporting the society’s education and conservation programs. The event brings the county’s culinary masters together with the zoo’s creature collection for an unforgettable evening. 8 p.m. Miami Metrozoo, 12400 SW 152nd St., Perrine, Perrine. $175. Details: (305) 255-5551 or www.miamimetrozoo.com
University of Miami’s School of Architecture and the Center for Urban & Community Design present an "Emerging Green Builders" seminar to educate students, the general public and professionals about the importance of learning from the past to build a sustainable future in tropical climates. 11 a.m. The Jorge M. Perez Architecture Center Glasgow Hall, 1215 Dickinson Drive, Coral Gables. $10 students, $20 others. Details: (954) 304-3468.
The Miami Center for the Photographic Arts hosts an awards ceremony recognizing the accomplishments of such Miamians as Adrienne Arsht during the 2009 "Florida Women of Achievement." The event will also celebrate the 18th annual women’s history month with the premier of a photographic documentary by Scherley Busch. 5 p.m. Miami Center for the Photographic Arts, 1601 SW 1st St., Miami. Details: (305) 649-0324.
FASHION FOR A CURE
The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis will host "Destination Fashion 2009" to raise funds for paralysis research. Designer Michael Kors will unveil his new line in a fashion show and Grammy-award-winning trio "The Pointer Sisters" will perform. 6 p.m. 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour. Details: (305) 243-4656.
The Boys & Girls Club of Miami-Dade hosts its 42nd annual golf classic benefiting its programs and 13,000 participants. Numerous golf contests, prizes and gifts will highlight the day of activities. All golfers will enjoy a gift bag, green fees, cart, range balls, lunch, on-course beverages as well as a post-tournament banquet and awards ceremony. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. The Miccosukee Golf & Country Club, 6401 Kendale Lakes Drive, Kendall. Details: (305) 446-9910, ext. 13 or www.bcgmia.org.
SPRING INTO ART
The University of Miami’s Lowe Art Museum hosts its annual "Spring into Art" auction titled "Home…Where the Art Is." Among the 150 donated pieces of art are a collection of works by local artists that interpret the concept of home. In the past, the event has raised $100,000 for the museum’s exhibits and programs. 7 p.m. Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. $150. Details: (305) 284-6756.