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Written by Miami Today on February 25, 2010
The Florida Grand Opera honors Robert M. Heuer’s 25 years as general director and CEO with a tribute concert and black-tie dinner on the stage of the opera house at the Arsht Center. 7 p.m. Feb. 25. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Sanford and Dolores Ziff Ballet Opera House, Miami. $30-$125 for the concert. Details: (305) 854-1643, ext. 1202 or www.fgo.org.
The South Beach Wine & Food Festival brings celebrity chefs such as Nobu Matsuhisa, Paul Bartolotta and Eric Ripert to Miami. This year, a new feature will be a focus on Miami’s Design District and its burgeoning culinary scene. Ends Feb. 28. Prices vary by event. Details: (877) 762-3933 or www.sobewineandfoodfest.com.
Baptist Children’s Hospital presents the latest instalment of its community parenting program "Teenage GPS — Plotting a Course to Harmony" led by psychologist Albert Zbik. Topics include staying connected with your kids, the importance of being a role model and setting rules and expectations. 7-9 p.m. Baptist Children’s Hospital auditorium, 8900 N Kendall Drive, Kendall. $5. RSVP required. Details: (786) 596-3812.
Start the weekend early with a day of golfing at the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce’s 2010 Golf Classic. Proceeds benefit the chamber’s Miami Beach Education Foundation. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Miami Beach Golf Club, 2301 Alton Road, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 695-6834 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamibeachchamber.com.
The Miami Science Museum Board of Trustees holds the Miami Science Museum Eighth Annual Gala highlighting the new museum project designed by London-based Grimshaw Architects. 7:30 p.m. The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, 455 Grand Bay Drive, Key Biscayne. $500-$10,000. Details: (305) 646-4249 or email@example.com or www.miamisci.org.
Comedian Jackie Mason brings his one man show, "Jackie Mason — No Holds Barred," to the Arsht Center. The comedic veteran is known for his outspoken nature, quips about politics and witty observations on modern life. 8 p.m. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Knight Concert Hall, Miami. Tickets $45-$75. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.