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Calendar Of Events Events

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Written by on May 20, 2010

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Thursday 5/20

EVENTS 101

   The University of Miami School of Business Administration’s Center for Nonprofit Management holds a workshop on "How to Master the Essentials of Event Planning." Abbey Chase, president and CEO of Chase Marketing Group, will be guest speaker. 8:30-11:30 a.m. Storer Auditorium at the University of Miami’s School of Business, Coral Gables. $25. Details: (305) 284-6673 or nonprofit.eec@miami.edu or www.nonprofit.miami.edu.

ALUMNI HONORS

   Florida International University’s College of Business Administration unveils its 2010 Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame. 6-9 p.m. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Treetop Ballroom, Watson Island. $100. Details: www.business.fiu.edu.

Friday 5/21

DECO AND DESIGN

   Explore the Art Deco District and The Wolfsonian on this two-hour walking tour presented by The Wolfsonian and the Miami Design Preservation League. Focuses on architecture and the museum’s "Art and Design in the Modern Age" exhibit. 6 p.m. The Wolfsonian, 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $10 members. $20 nonmembers. RSVP required. Details: (305) 535-2644 or lydia@thewolf.fiu.edu or www.wolfsonian.org.

SEEING STARS

   Lester Shalloway, president of the Southern Cross Astronomical Society, demonstrates configurations of glass and mirrors developed in telescopes over four centuries. Includes prizes and a food buffet. 8 p.m. FIU Physics building, CP-145, Sweetwater. Park at the garage opposite the building at Southwest 109th Avenue and Southwest Eighth Street. Free. Details: (305) 661-1375 or www.scas.org.

Saturday 5/22

TROPICAL NIGHTS

   The University of Miami/Nova Southeastern University Center for Autism and Related Disabilities holds a Tropical Nights benefit dinner and silent auction. 7 p.m. May 22. InterContinental Miami, 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami. $200-$10,000. Details: (305) 284-9126 or www.cardtropicalnights.org.

Wednesday 5/26

PUMPS AND PEARLS

   The YWCA celebrates its annual day of commitment, "Women, Pumps & Pearls." 11 a.m.-2 p.m. May 26. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Treetop Ballroom, Watson Island. $60-$600. Details: (305) 377-9222 ext. 203 or gflynn@ywca-miami.org.

MUSICAL CELEBRATION

   The Miami Symphony Orchestra holds its annual gala, honoring the symphony’s past, present and future. Hosted by music director and conductor Eduardo Marturet and his wife, Athina Klioumi. Includes a cocktail hour, dinner, raffle and a musical performance. 7 p.m. Ice Palace, 59 NW 14th St., Miami. $250 for cocktails and concert only. $500 for full event ticket. Details: (954) 815-7888 or gala@themiso.org. or www.themiso.org.

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