Calendar Of Events Events
Written by Miami Today on December 2, 2010
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade Christmas tree lot is open for business. Poincianas, holiday wreaths and more than 5,000 Christmas trees in all shapes and sizes are available for sale. Benefits the Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade. Open 9 a.m.-9 p.m. seven days a week. Ends when all trees are sold. Hank Kline Club, 2805 SW 32nd Ave., Miami. Details: www.bgcmia.org.
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.
ACROBATS AND ANTICS
Cirque Du Soleil’s "Kooza" unfolds under its signature blue-and-yellow big top; a spotlight on acrobatic performance and the art of clowning. 4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. 8 p.m. Friday-Sunday. Ends Dec. 19. Bicentennial Park, 1075 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $35-$355. Details: www.cirquedusoleil.com/kooza.
United HomeCare holds an open house at its Caregiver Resource Center. The day of activities includes a gentle yoga class, art therapy workshop, expert talks and an educational experience called the "Virtual Dementia Tour." The 15-minute demonstration allows participants to experience how a person with dementia views the world around them. 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. United HomeCare, 8400 NW 33rd St., fourth floor, Doral. Free. Details: (305) 716-0729 or www.unitedhomecare.com.
MARCH OF DIMES
March of Dimes honors ten Miami civic leaders at its Ninth Annual March of Dimes Building Our Community Awards Luncheon. Honorees include Miami Mayor Tomás Regalado, Miami-Dade Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho and former Miami Herald publisher David Lawrence Jr. 11 a.m. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Treetop Ballroom, Watson Island. $125-$1,500. Details: (305) 477-1192 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.marchofdimes.com/florida.
The Miami Art Museum holds its annual ball. 7 p.m. Mandarin Oriental Miami, 500 Brickell Key Drive, Brickell Key. $750-$25,000. Details: (305) 375-5935 or email@example.com or www.miamiartmuseum.org.
This special event hosted by HistoryMiami kicks off with a digital photo class taught by photographer Karl Koslowski. After, put your skills to the test on a tour of historic Overtown with Dr. Paul George. Take in the Lyric Theater, hotels and a replica of the home of Dana A. Dorsey, Miami’s first black millionaire. Ends with a late lunch at People’s Bar-B-Que. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. HistoryMiami, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. $30 members. $35 nonmembers. Details: (305) 375-1621 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.historymiami.org.