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Written by Miami Today on November 4, 2010
Cheers to this: Canyon Ranch Hotel & Spa is offering a daily Rioja Happy Hour, featuring a $5 appetizer special and $5 glass of Rioja wine. 5-6 p.m. Ends Nov. 21. Canyon Ranch Hotel & Spa, 6801 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 514-7000 or www.canyonranchmiamibeach.com.
COCKTAILS FOR THE CURE
The Voices Against Brain Cancer Foundation celebrates the launch of its Miami chapter with a cocktail party. 7 p.m. De Rodriguez Cuba at The Hotel Astor, 956 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Free. Details: (305) 534-0081 ext. 14 or email@example.com.
REFUGE IN THE CATSKILLS
The Jewish Museum of Florida presents "Last Days of the Four Seasons: A Photo-documentary by Rick Nahmias." The collection of large-format photographs tells the story of a group of Eastern European Holocaust survivors who bought 44 acres in New York’s Catskill Mountains, creating The Four Seasons Lodge. Ends Jan. 2. Jewish Museum of Florida, 301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $6-$12. Free Saturdays. Details: (305) 672-5044 or www.jewishmuseum.com.
The University of Miami’s Center for Hemispheric Policy presents a panel discussion on "U.S. Elections: Reshaping Latin American Policy?" Panelists include Federico Estevez, political science professor at ITAM in Mexico; Karen Poniachik, visiting fellow at the University of Miami and former Chilean minister of mining and Joseph Tulchin, a visiting fellow at Harvard University’s David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies. 8-8:15 a.m. registration and breakfast. 8:15-10 a.m. presentations and discussion. Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, 50 Alhambra Plaza, Venetian Room, Coral Gables. Free for students and academics with valid identification. Others $30. Details: (305) 284-9918 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miami.edu/chp.
Citizens for a Better South Florida holds the inaugural networker for its YPBranching Out your professional’s group. The organization aims to connect young professionals interested in environmental issues and raise funds for the nonprofit. 6:30-8 p.m. Union Credit Bank, 1150 S Miami Ave., Miami. $20 suggested donation. RSVP requested. Details: (305) 648-0000 or www.abettersouthflorida.org.
The Miami Council for International Visitors holds its 51st Annual Meeting, followed by a reception and a performance by French horn players visiting from Belgium, France and Germany. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. $50. RSVP requested. Details: (305) 421-6394 or email@example.com or www.miamiciv.org.
Get personalized advice and one-on-one fitness tips at a "Fitness Check-Up" event hosted by Miami Florida Blue Center. 9:30 a.m. Florida Blue Center at The Falls, 8895 SW 136th St., Kendall. Free. Details: (877) 352-5830 or www.floridablue.com.