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Written by Miami Today on August 13, 2009
The Historical Museum of Southern Florida and the State of Florida host the groundbreaking of Miami Circle Park. The park houses the 38-foot wide, 2,000-year-old Tequesta Indian artifact. 5 p.m. Next to the Viceroy Hotel, 485 Brickell Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 375-1657 or www.hmsf.org.
Representatives from the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office, the clerk of courts, the county’s public housing agency and others host a landlord-tenant workshop to discuss the details of the leasing process, the eviction process and rental-assistance programs. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Joseph Caleb Center, 5400 NW 22nd Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 636-2240.
The City of Coral Gables invites nonprofit and cultural organizations to attend a cultural grants workshop. Starting this year, applicants for funding from Coral Gables are required to attend the workshop to be eligible for funding. The meeting will explain the city’s cultural grant process. 4 p.m. Coral Gables City Hall, 405 Biltmore Way, commission chambers, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 460-5313 or www.coralagables.com.
Cynthia Betancourt, sommelier for the Mandarin Oriental’s Azul restaurant, partners with Sébastien Laboureau, art consultant for MoonStar Fine Arts Advisors, for an evening discussing the finer points of art and wine. 6:30-8 p.m. Mandarin Oriental, 500 Brickell Key Drive, Miami. $50 per person. Details: (305) 913-8358 or www.mandarinoriental.com.
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.