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Written by Miami Today on December 16, 2010
HistoryMiami’s Flagler Street Society and Hands on Miami host "Get Scrooged," a rum tasting with "Gifted Rums Guide" author Robert Burr. 7 p.m. The Betsy, 1440 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach. $25. $20 with toy donation. Details: (305) 375-5356 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
Explore what Doral has to offer at the third annual Doral Holiday Trolley Express benefiting the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Doral and the Casimiro Foundation. Stop by local restaurants for samples and drinks. And on the ride there aboard the city’s trolleys, get in the festive spirit with carolers and pictures with Santa. 8-11 p.m. Johnny Rockets at Miami International Mall, 1455 NW 107th Ave., Doral. Details: (305) 593-6725 or www.cityofdoral.com.
It’s all good old-fashioned fun at this community Christmas party on Key Biscayne, featuring face painting, pictures with Santa, gingerbread cookies and caroling. For the adults, enjoy tastings of seafood, sushi, champagne, rum, Indian cuisine and more. 5-8 p.m. The Galleria Shopping Center, 328 Crandon Blvd. Free. RSVP requested. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Take in an Italian-style afternoon tea at The Ritz-Carlton, complete with mini pizzas, house-made gelato, a grand espresso bar and more. Attendees will receive two teddy bears — one to take home and one to be donated to an underprivileged child at the Children’s Home Society of Florida. Benefits the society and Citrus Grove Middle School. 2-5 p.m. The Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove, 3300 SW 27th Ave. $35 adults. $16 children. Details: (305) 644-4680 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Celebrate the holidays with a special brunch at the Coral Gables Country Club. 997 N Greenway Drive. $25 children. $45 others. RSVP required. Details: (305) 392-0819 ext. 110 or www.coralgablescountryclub.com.