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Written by Miami Today on April 30, 2009
The South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual golf classic benefiting its education-enhancement programs. After the round, participants will head inside for dinner, an awards ceremony and a fundraising auction. Noon-5:30 p.m. Normandy Shores Golf Course, 2401 Biarritz Drive, Miami Beach. $200 per person, $800 per foursome. Details: (305) 534-1903 or www.sflhcc.com.
The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts hosts its monthly "Family Fest" featuring face painting, arts and crafts, storytelling, theater classes and outdoor performances. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Art, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.
Comedian, actor and writer Ralphy Love will give a comedy class teaching improvisation techniques and basic comedic techniques. 2-4 p.m. St. John’s Methodist Church, 4760 Pine Tree Drive, Miami Beach. $20. Details: (305) 613-2325.
The JunTos Foundation hosts its fifth annual charity fundraiser to help fight cancer and raise awareness of heart disease. The foundation has helped fund research scholarships at Westminster Christian High School and local charities such as Jackson Memorial Foundation, Make-A-Wish Foundation, the American Heart Association and the Miami Children’s Hospital. The event features food, music and an art auction featuring the work of more than 40 international artists. 8 p.m. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Watson Island. $50. Details: (305) 710-3936 or www.juntosfoundation.org.
Former Miami Dolphins quarterback Don Strock joins forces with the local produce industry and the Miami Seaquarium to help raise funds for the Diabetes Research Institute during the 26th annual Don Strock Diabetes Classic. 10 a.m. Miccosukee Golf & Country Club, 6401 Kendale Lakes Drive, Kendall. $350. Details: (800) 321-3437 or www.diabetesresearch.org.
The 10th annual Jackson Memorial Foundation Golf Tournament is to raise funds for the foundation’s, and Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association’s, humanitarian efforts throughout the Caribbean and Latin America. 11 a.m. La Gorce Country Club, 5685 Alton Road, Miami Beach. $3,000 per foursome. Details: (305) 355-4999.
The Miami-based Funding Arts Network will hold its annual awards luncheon and membership meeting. Additionally, the organization will present $200,000 in grants awards, including the $50,000 Knight Foundation New Work Award going toward a performing or visual art work of the highest artistic merit to be performed or exhibited in the county. Noon. Sonesta Bayfront Hotel Coconut Grove, 2889 McFarlane Road, Coconut Grove. Details: www.fundingartsnetwork.org.
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens hosts Susan R. Stein, curator and vice president for museum programs at Monticello, for a public talk titled "Preservation and Monticello," home of former President Thomas Jefferson. 7 p.m. Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, 3251 S Miami Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 250-9133 or www.vizcayamuseum.org.