Calendar Of Events Events
Written by Miami Today on May 6, 2010
Celebrate mom this month with a special pampering package with Spa V at the Hotel Victor. Choose from three spa treatments — a 50-minute custom facial, hydrating-and-lifting facial or milk-and-honey scrub — and join her for $1 extra. Redeemable through the end of the month. Spa V at the Hotel Victor, 1144 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach. $160 and up. Details: (800) 233-1234 or www.hotelvictorsouthbeach.com.
PUBLIC SERVICE HONORS
United HomeCare Services hosts the 16th annual Claude Pepper Memorial Awards. Honorees include John Dorschner of the Miami Herald, Kevin Packman of Holland & Knight and Dr. Phillip Frost of OPKO Health. 5:45 p.m. Cocktails and silent auction 7 p.m. dinner and awards presentation. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Treetop Ballroom, Watson Island. $300-$10,000. Details: (305) 716-0729.
The Miami Art Museum hosts its third annual corporate luncheon honoring business’ support of the arts. Honorees include Northern Trust and law firm Shutts & Bowen. Proceeds benefit the museum’s programs. 11:30 a.m. Four Seasons Hotel, 1435 Brickell Ave., Miami. $150 and up. Details: (305) 375-2617 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The recently opened Miami Florida Blue Health Center hosts its first monthly Florida Blue Health Fair. Women’s health-focused offerings include free health screenings, one-on-one expert consultations and massages. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Florida Blue Center, 8895 SW 136th St., Pinecrest. Details: www.floridablue.com.
Mercadito Midtown restaurant puts on a Mexican brunch for Mother’s Day. Its Mamacita’s Day Brunch features eggs, tacos, guacamoles, desserts and more. 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Mercadito Midtown, 3252 NE First Ave., Miami. $20 children. $28 adults. Details: (786) 369-0430 or www.mercaditorestaurants.com.
JAZZ FOR BRUNCH
Jazz singer Nicole Henry performs at The Setai’s Sunday Brunch. Price includes endless champagne, a Bloody Mary bar and culinary delights like Belgian waffles with fresh berries, charcuterie and a risotto station. Mothers will get homemade lavender truffles as a special gift. 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. The Setai, 2001 Collins Ave., South Beach. $85. Details: (305) 520-6400 or email@example.com or www.setai.com.
BUFFS IN TRAINING
Curious about South Florida history? Miami Dade College is enrolling for its popular History of South Florida course by historian Dr. Paul George. Includes visits to historical libraries and exhibits, tours of Greater Miami’s historic neighborhoods and lectures on topics like the Tequesta Indians’ significance to the City of Miami, the great real estate boom of the 1920s, Julia Tuttle and Henry Flagler and Miami’s emergence as an international city. Class meets Mondays and Wednesdays 5:40-9 p.m. May 10-June 16. Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus, 300 NE Second Ave., Building 3, Room 3323, Miami. $258.57. Details: (305) 237-3723 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.mdc.edu.
Round out the Stone Crab Season with George Stone Crab’s end-of-the-year party on the rooftop of a South Beach hotel. Feast on stone crab claws and sides and dessert prepared by Chef Sam Gorenstein. May 11. The Betsy South Beach, 1440 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach. $75. Details: (800) 273-2722 or www.georgestonecrab.com.
The Miami Art Museum holds a young-professionals social. 6-9 p.m. Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-3018 or www.miamiartmuseum.org.
Sushi Maki serves up $5 deals for happy hour all month. Includes cocktails, beers and specialty sushi rolls like "Japanese Lasagna" and "Two-Timing Tuna." 4-7 p.m. Wednesdays through the end of the month. Brickell, Coral Gables, South Miami and Palmetto Bay Sushi Maki locations. Details: www.gosushimaki.com.