The City of Doral Building Department holds a permitting workshop, including information on inspections, certificate of occupancy and construction phase. Contractors and property owners in Doral planning a construction project are encouraged to attend. 3 p.m. Doral City Hall, 8300 NW 53rd St., council chambers, Doral. Details: (305) 593-6700 or www.cityofdoral.com.
Miami Science Museum offers free admission weekdays in September. Must have proof of address in Miami-Dade County. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Ends Sept. 30. Miami Science Museum, 3280 S Miami Ave., Coconut Grove. Details: (305) 646-4200 or www.miamisci.org.
FOR THE KIDS
Voices for Children Foundation holds an art viewing and silent auction featuring artwork by children in foster care. Cocktails, Brazilian hors d'oeuvres and discussions with local artists. 6-9 p.m. Texas de Brazil, 300 Alton Road, Miami Beach. $20. Details: (305) 324-5678 or www.beavoice.org.
Sip cocktails as the sun sets or bid in a silent auction at a celebration benefiting Triad Trust, a nonprofit AIDS-prevention organization that works in South Africa's Nkomazi region. 7-10 p.m. The Mutiny Hotel, 2951 S Bayshore Drive, Coconut Grove. $40. Details: www.triadtrust.org.
PRETZELS AND PILSNER
Celebrate Oktoberfest with music, art, pretzels, sausage and beer. 7 p.m.-midnight. Also held 2 p.m.-midnight Oct. 2. Ponce Circle Park, 2800 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables. Free. Details: www.artintheparkconcerts.com.
New to the Brickell area, an open-air market with fresh, natural and local products is now held every Sunday. Offerings include local arts and crafts, fresh flowers, baked goods, mushrooms, cheeses, honey and more. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mary Brickell Village, 900 block of South Miami Avenue, Miami. Details: (305) 531-0038 or www.marybrickellvillage.com.
Funding Arts Network, which provides grants to nonprofit arts organizations in Miami-Dade County, holds a luncheon and panel on "The Art of Film" moderated by Miami Herald movie critic Rene Rodriguez. 11 a.m. Oct. 5. Northern Trust, 700 Brickell Ave., Miami. $45. Details: email@example.com or www.fundingartsnetwork.com.
LIVE FROM NAPA
The second, third and fourth generations of the wine-producing Mondavi family hold a wine dinner benefiting the Make-A-Wish Foundation, broadcast live to select Morton's restaurants. Features a four-course meal of new dishes, silent auction and wines. 8 p.m. Morton's The Steakhouse, 2333 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables. $175. Details: (305) 442-1662 or www.mortons.com.