Calendar Of Events Events
Written by Miami Today on January 27, 2011
Expert yoga instructor Rina Jakubowicz leads a free indoor yoga class aiming to be Miami’s largest at the just-opened JW Marriott Marquis’ NBA-approved basketball arena. Followed by a show by athletic-apparel company lululemon athletica and a social hour with refreshments and music. 6:30 p.m. JW Marriott Marquis Miami, 255 Biscayne Blvd., 19th floor basketball arena, Miami. Free. Details: (305) 856-9642 or email@example.com or www.rinayoga.com.
AWARDS AND FASHION KICK-OFF PARTY
The second annual Humanitarian Awards and Official Kick-Off Party will be hosted by Miami Beach International Fashion Week. Co-hosted by Tiffany & Co., the Humanitarian Award will honor 10 of the most devoted, philanthropic members of Miami’s community. The event will feature an exquisite silent auction, a trunk show by the finest of Miami designers, and an informal fashion show. Barefoot Wine & Bubbly will serve a champagne reception and Asia De Cuba will provide a chef’s tasting. Proceeds will benefit the Miami Fashion Week Foundation. 7 p.m. Mondrian South Beach, 1100 West Ave., Miami Beach. $100. Details: www.miamifashionweek.com/Tickets.
Get outside and explore South Miami-Dade with a stop at Redlands landmark Burr’s Berry Farm. Take a seat at a nearby picnic table and enjoy homemade strawberry milkshakes, fresh produce and strawberry-cinnamon coffee cake while the berries are in season. Burr’s Berry stand, 12741 Hainlin Mill Drive (SW 216th St.), Homestead. Details: (305) 251-0145 or www.redlandriot.com/Burrs.html.
Meet other wine enthusiasts with this weekly wine sampling club, La Bottega Enoteca Sociale. Six to eight wines are to be served, paired with meats and cheeses. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Calamari, 3540 Main Highway, Coconut Grove. $20. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org or www.labottegasociale.com.
Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado holds the city’s first Mayor’s Ball. All proceeds benefit the Miami Police Athletic League, a nonprofit that works to prevent juvenile delinquency and enhance the City of Miami Police Department relations with underprivileged area youth. 7:30-11 p.m. InterContinental Hotel, 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami. $100 per person. $900 per table of ten. Details: (305) 603-6095 or www.miamigov.com.
TOUR OF KITCHENS
Coral Gables’ most marvelous, private kitchens will be toured during Dishing It Up! Tour of Kitchens. Distinguished local restaurant chefs will provide delectable tastings and cooking demonstrations. 9 a.m-1 p.m. Snaidero Showroom, 4110 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables. $35 in advance. $45 at the door. Details: (877) 836- 4849 or www.coralgablesathome.org.
University of Miami-Nova Southeastern University Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (UM-NSU CARD) and the Dan Marino Foundation will be hosting the first annual Dan Marino Foundation WalkAbout Autism fundraiser. Entertainment stations will accompany attractions for a time of family fun. The event will benefit South Florida children and adults living with autism. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. SunLife Statium, 2269 Northwest 199th St., Miami Gardens. Fundraiser. Details: www.dmfwalkaboutautism.org.
BREAKFAST FOR BRILLIANCE
Arts for Learning will host its 3rd Annual Fundraiser Breakfast sponsored by Manny Diaz. The proceeds will advance learning and teaching through the arts. 8 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Adrienne Arsht Center, Peacock Foundation Studio, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $25. Details: (305) 576-1212 or Mjubilee@A4Lmiami.org.