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Written by Miami Today on March 11, 2010
Learn how to eat healthy on a budget at a lunchtime "Shape Up" workshop in downtown Miami. Noon-1 p.m. Main Library, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-2665 or www.mdpls.org.
Legal Services of Greater Miami hosts the "Heart of Giving" benefit featuring guest speakers Michael Putney, senior political reporter for WPLG-TV Channel 10, and Chief Justice Peggy A. Quince of the Florida Supreme Court. Proceeds go toward the Together We Must campaign, which strives to offer legal services to low-income individuals and families. 6:30-9 p.m. Margulies Art Warehouse, 591 NW 27th St. Miami. $75. Details: www.togetherwemust.org.
QUE PASA MIAMI
The Second City, a Chicago comedy troupe whose alumni include John Belushi, Bill Murray, Steve Carell, Mike Myers, Stephen Colbert and Tina Fey, makes its Miami debut with a show catered to the city as Second City Loco. Celebrating cultural clashes, "El Show Mas Funny" pokes fun at the people, politics and trends of Miami with sketches, songs and improvisation in a "Que Pasa USA" style. Y preparense, amigos: the show’s in "Spanglish." 7:30 p.m. Additional performances at 7:30 p.m. or 10:30 p.m. through March 28. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Knight Concert Hall, Miami. $44.50. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.
Florida homeowners are invited to a two-hour community forum on the housing crisis featuring presentations from state and local government representatives and a question-and-answer session. After the presentations, representatives from local government and community organizations will be available to answer individual questions. Exhibits on topics such as mortgage fraud, loan modifications and foreclosure procedures will be displayed. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Florida International University, 11200 SW Eighth St., MARC Building, Sweetwater. Free. RSVP recommended. Details: (877) 385-1621.
Shop local at the Made in Miami-Dade Farmer’s Market. 8 a.m.-noon. Wild Lime Park, 14751 Hammocks Blvd., The Hammocks. Details: (305) 552-1155 or www.miamidade.gov.
Don your green getup and head over to Coral Gables for the 20th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Street Fair hosted by JohnMartin’s Restaurant & Irish Pub. This free event kicks off live Irish music by Paddy Kelleghan and The Rolling C’s and rock tunes with The Hard Liquor Band, followed by a live performance of UV — U2 Tribute Show. The restaurant will also feature a traditional St. Patrick’s Day menu with favorites like corned beef and cabbage, shepherd’s pie, bangers and mash and homemade Bailey’s ice cream. Fair starts at 5 p.m. U2 tribute 9 p.m. The street fair runs along Salzedo Street and Aragon Avenue in Coral Gables. JohnMartin’s, 253 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 445-3777 or www.johnmartins.com.