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Written by Miami Today on December 9, 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.
It’s "Girls Night Out" in downtown Coral Gables, with area retailers offering exclusive ladies-only offers for extended hours. 6-9 p.m. Various retailers in the Miracle Mile area. Details: www.shopcoralgables.com.
The South Florida Emerald Society hosts its annual "Christmas in Ireland" event, an elegant sit-down dinner with entertainment by Irish-music duo Fire in the Kitchen and step performers the Breffni Dancers. 7 p.m. Westin Colonnade, 180 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. $75. Details: (305) 302-2301 or email@example.com or www.emeraldsocietysfl.com.
The Junior League of Miami hosts Miami Magic, celebrating the city and its standouts. Features dinner, dancing and enticing raffles. Proceeds benefit the service organization. 7 p.m. Four Seasons Miami, 1435 Brickell Ave., Miami. $150 per person. $1,500 for a table of 10. Details: (305) 443-0160 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.jlmiami.org.
Learn how you can make yoga a part of your wellness routine at a free event at the Florida Blue Center. 5:30 p.m. Florida Blue Center at The Falls, 8895 SW 136th St., Kendall. Details: (877) 352-5830 or www.floridablue.com.
Get some serious Christmas shopping in at "The World’s Greatest Indoor Flea Market." The four-day event features apparel, jewelry, home goods, electronics and much more, all for sale under one roof. Times vary. Ends Dec. 19. Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Drive, Halls B and C, Miami Beach. Admission is $8. Details: www.wgifm.com.
The Miami-Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce hosts its LGBT Community Holiday Celebration and Toy Drive. Features free food, drinks from Grey Goose, music, entertainment and more. 6-9 p.m. LGBT Visitor Center, 1130 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Free with unwrapped toy for the Miami Beach Police Department’s toy drive. RSVP requested. Details: (305) 673-4440 or email@example.com or www.gogaymiami.com.