Stroll Aragon Avenue in Downtown Coral Gables with the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce. The evening includes stops at the Coral Gables Art Cinema, The Coral Gables Museum and Books & Books. 5:30-8 p.m. Coral Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. $25-$30. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.gableschamber.org.
Explore franchise opportunities at the Fifth Annual Franchise Expo South. Ends Jan. 16. Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach. Details: (201) 226-1130 or www.franchiseexposouth.com.
The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce's Women's Business Council meets. 8:30-10 a.m. Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, 1920 Meridian Ave., third floor, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 695-6834 or email@example.com or www.miamibeachchamber.com.
Tracy Mourning, president of the Honey Shine Mentoring Program, speaks at the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce's Women's Business Network Luncheon. 11:30 a.m. Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, 50 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables. $35-$45. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts an event on "Guarding Your Nonprofit Against Cyber Fraud." Speakers are Sean Arries, senior security engineer for Terremark; Marc Bayard, a vice president with BB&T; Jorge Martinez, director of information systems for the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and Joaquin R. Urquiola, a partner with Goldstein Schechter Koch. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Terremark NAP of the Americas, 50 SE Ninth St., Miami. $25-$35. Details: (305) 577-5451 or www.miamichamber.com.
The Latin America Business Association holds its monthly networking cocktail. Norman Braman is to speak about his efforts to recall Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Alvarez and other 2011 initiatives. 5:30-8:30 p.m. The Biltmore, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Free for members. Others $15. Details: (786) 280-7330 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
See what this year's market holds at the 2011 CCIM Commercial Real Estate Outlook Conference. 7:30 a.m.-noon. Coral Gables Country Club, 997 N Greenway Drive, Coral Gables. $69. Details: (305) 270-0710 or http://ccim-cf.com/miamioutlook.
The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce holds its monthly New Member Orientation. 8:30-10 a.m. Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, 1920 Meridian Ave., third floor boardroom, Miami Beach. Free for members. Details: (305) 695-6834 or email@example.com or www.miamibeachchamber.com.
The Miami-Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce holds its Business Builders Luncheon for upper eastside businessmen and women. 11:30 a.m. registration. Noon-1 p.m. luncheon and networking. Soyka, 5556 NE Fourth Court, Miami. $30 members. $40 others. Details: (305) 673-4440 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.gogaymiami.com.
Chamber South holds its "Business After Hours" networker. 5:30 p.m. Game Time, Shops at Sunset Place, 5701 Sunset Drive, South Miami. Details: www.chambersouth.com.
WAKE UP GABLES
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce hosts its Good Morning Coral Gables Breakfast, featuring Joe Reagan of Wexford. 7:30 a.m. The Biltmore, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $20-$40. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce's HYPE young professionals group holds a networker. 5:30-8 p.m. Mia at Biscayne Restaurant and Lounge, 20 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $20 members. $30 others. Details: (305) 350-7700 or www.miamichamber.com.
Learn what membership with the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce can do for you from chamber President and CEO Barry Johnson at the "Bagels with the Boss" informative breakfast. 8:15-9:45 a.m. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. Details: (305) 350-7700 or www.miamichamber.com.
The PlayGround Theatre presents "The Love of Three Oranges," a magical story full of twists and turns. After years of illness, a team of strange doctors reveals a possible cure for Prince Tartaglia: laughter. Yet after hiring a comedian to perform at his palace, his laughter prompts Fata Morgana to curse him and make him wander the globe in search of three mysterious oranges. Times vary. Ends Feb. 6. The PlayGround Theatre, 9806 NE Second Ave., Miami Shores. $20. Details: (305) 751-9550 or www.theplaygroundtheatre.com.
BARNUM & BAILEY
The Greatest Show on Earth comes to Miami as Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey present "FUNundrum!" Features 130 performers from six continents, including pachyderms, cowboys, pirates and mermaids. Times vary. Ends Jan. 17. AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $16-$100. Details: (800) 745-3000 or www.ringling.com.
Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce, authors of the Magic Tree House series, give a talk. 2 p.m. Temple Judea, 5500 Granada Blvd., Coral Gables. Free tickets required. Available at Books & Books locations. Details: www.booksandbooks.com.