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Written by Miami Today on February 10, 2011
Wine educator Barry Alberts leads a wine tasting featuring 10 wines by theme, grape type, region or country of origin and an artisan cheese platter. Part of a weekly tasting series in its 19th year. 7-9:30 p.m. Sonesta Bayfront Hotel, 2889 McFarlane Road, Panorama Restaurant and Sky Lounge. $15. Details: (305) 447-8256 or www.sonesta.com/coconutgrove.
Learn about this history of Lemon City and its library at a discussion in celebration of the library’s 40th anniversary. 1:30-2:30 p.m. Lemon City Branch Library, 430 NE 61st St., Lemon City. Free. Details: (305) 757-0662 or www.mdpls.org.
Miami Beach Botanical Garden guides lead a walking tour of the Lincoln Road mall, focusing on trees, plants and the architectural visions of Morris Lapidus and Raymond Jungles. 10 a.m.-noon. Lincoln Road and Washington Avenue, Miami Beach. Free. Details: www.mbgarden.org.
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Give a homeless animal a new outlook on life at Miami-Dade Animal Services’ Valentine’s Day adoption event. Snap a photo of your new pet, enjoy refreshments and mingle with fellow animal lovers. 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Miami-Dade Animal Services, 7401 NW 74th St., Medley. Details: 311 or www.miamidade.gov/animals.
The Miami-Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce hosts its Second Annual Commit2Love Commitment Ceremony and Valentine’s Reception. 6 p.m. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Watson Island. $20-$55. Details: (305) 673-4440 or www.commit2love.com.
The Setai offers special five- and seven-course romance-inspired menus for Valentine’s Day. Features items like aphrodisiac yellow tail hamachi, Kushi oysters, Sonoma duck foie gras, Nova Scotia lobster ravioli with Nantucket Bay scallops and bittersweet chocolate tart. Wine pairings selected by the hotel’s head sommelier. Also offered Feb. 12. The Setai, 2001 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. $110-$210. Details: (305) 520-6400 or firstname.lastname@example.org.