Calendar Of Events Events
Written by Miami Today on June 18, 2009
Akerman Senterfitt and the Urban Land Institute host a seminar looking at the recently passed "Community Renewal Act." Land-use experts will discuss how the legislation will affect local government and capital improvement funding sources. 8-10 a.m. 1 SE 3rd Ave., 25th floor, Miami. Details: www.uli.org.
A TASTE OF ITALY
The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce Southeast takes a tour of Italy during the third annual Italian Cooking Show. Focusing on Italy’s regional cuisine, the event will pit two chefs from local Italian restaurants against each other in this combined culinary battle and cooking class. 6:30-9:30 p.m. MiaCucina, 105 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. Details: www.iacc-miami.com.
A LOCAL CAUSE
The Coral Gables Rotaract Club hosts a fundraiser for underprivileged youth from Miami and the Caribbean. 7-9 p.m. The Electric Pickle, 2826 N Miami Ave., Miami. $10. Details: (305) 528-1522 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Mayfair Antique Market features high-end antique dealers in the heart of Coconut Grove. Fairgoers can browse old paintings, antique furniture, mid-century furniture and art, jewelry, vintage clothing and books. Ends June 21. 2911 Grand Ave., Coconut Grove. Details: (305) 448-1700.
Amigos For Kids, a South-Florida nonprofit committed to helping abused, abandoned, and less fortunate children, hosts the "ING Miami Celebrity Domino Night." This annual fundraiser will feature a domino club, live entertainment and dinner-by-the-bite from prominent Miami chefs and restaurants. 7 p.m. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Watson Island. $150. Details: (305) 279-1155 or www.amigosforkids.org.
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce opens its 2009 Goals Conference with the second annual "George E. Merrick Award of Excellence." 6:30 p.m. The Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $175. Details: (305) 446-1656 or www.coralgableschamber.org.