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Calendar Of Events Events

Written by on March 18, 2010

Thursday 3/18

   Miami Jewish Health Systems presents the 2010 Douglas Gardens Classic Golf Tournament benefiting its residents and clients. Includes brunch, opportunities to play card games or Mah Jong, a cocktail reception and dinner. 11 a.m. Westview Country Club, 2601 NW 119th St., Westview. $100 and up. Details: (305) 762-1492 or


   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

Saturday 3/20

   Learn how to cook classic dishes in the simple, flavorful Spanish tradition at a cooking course presented by Casa de Madrid. Classes are taught in Spanish. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Miami Dade College Kendall Campus, 11011 SW Fourth St., room 5114, Kendall. $95 members. $125 nonmembers. Details: (305) 994-7644 or


   Celebrate the history and culture surrounding the Miami River at the 14th annual Miami Riverday festival, featuring live musical performances, riverboat tours, historical reenactments and children’s activities. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Lummus Landing, 404 NW Third Court, Miami. Free. Details: (305) 644-0544 or or


   Baptist Hospital hosts the American Cancer Society’s East Kendall Relay for Life, an overnight campout, survivors’ celebration and walk around the hospital campus’ lake. Noon to the morning of March 21. Baptist Hospital, 8900 N Kendall Drive, Kendall. $100 team registration. Details: (305) 779-2860 or

Tuesday 3/23

   International arbitration expert Guillermo Aguilar-Alvarez, a visiting lecturer at the University of Miami from Yale Law School and a partner with Weil Gotshal & Manges in New York City, discusses "Tales of Negotiating NAFTA." Mr. Aguilar-Alvarez has served as counsel and general counsel of the ICC International Court of Arbitration and was principal legal counsel for the Mexican government in the negotiation and implementation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). 12:30-1:50 p.m. Law Library Reading Room at the University of Miami, 1311 Miller Drive, room D201, Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 284-5402 or

Thursday 3/25

First Bank