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 email@example.com or www.nonprofit.miami.edu.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or www.wolfsonian.org.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. or www.themiso.org.