Calendar Of Events Events
Written by Miami Today on May 27, 2010
Informed Families/The Florida Family Partnership hosts a lunch-and-learn workshop on raising and teaching boys. Includes a discussion by Holly Zwerling, a licensed clinical social worker, on stereotypes that hinder boys’ emotional, social and educational growth and breakout sessions on topics like single parenting and whether society is boy friendly. Noon-1 p.m. Informed Families/The Florida Family Partnership headquarters, 2490 Coral Way, second floor, Miami. Workshop free. Optional box lunch $10. Details: (305) 856-4886 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.informedfamilies.org.
The South Florida Cactus and Succulent Society hosts a three-day plant show and sale. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Ends May 30. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 667-1651 or www.fairchildgarden.org.
Peruse tables and tents filled with orchids of all varieties at OrchidMania South Florida’s 12th annual orchid sale. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dante Fascell Park, 8600 SW 57th Ave., South Miami. Ends May 30. Details: (305) 667-2992 or www.orchidmania.org.
Learn about the importance of wetlands to the country’s ecological, economic and social health at the Miami Science Museum’s Wetlands Weekend. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Ends May 31. Miami Science Museum, 3280 S Miami Ave., Coconut Grove. Details: www.miamisci.org.
MEMORIAL DAY STEAL
Jungle Island serves up a BBQ lunch and year-round deal Memorial Day Weekend. Buy a one-day ticket and get free lunch and a free 2010 pass. Ends May 31. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Watson Island. Children $24.95 plus tax. Adults $32.95 plus tax. Details: www.jungleisland.com.
GLITZ AND GAGS
Las Vegas-style illusionists performance "Kevin and Caruso’s Magic and Comedy Show" features special effects, illusions, showgirls, comedy and dance. 8 p.m. Deauville Beach Resort, 6701 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (800) 600-6244 or www.bestshowmiami.com.
Miami Beach gastro pub Lou’s Beer Garden presents a multi-part series of appetizer and micro-brewed beer pairings. 6-8 p.m. Lou’s Beer Garden, 7337 Harding Ave., Miami Beach. $20. Details: (305) 704-7879 or www.lousbeergarden.com.
Learn about the fundamentals of Buddhism in a four-part introductory lecture series. 6:30 p.m. Zen Village, 3570 Main Highway, Coconut Grove. $45 suggest donation for four-week series. Details: (305) 567-0165 or email@example.com or www.zenvillage.org.