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Written by Miami Today on February 24, 2011
The City of Aventura and The Continental Group invite Aventura residents and condominium management to learn about the newest sustainability practices at the Go Green Expo and Symposium. 6-7 p.m. expo. 7-8 p.m. symposium. City of Aventura Government Center, 19200 W Country Club Drive, Aventura. Details: www.cityofaventura.com.
Looking to get in on the action of the South Beach Wine and Food Festival without the price tag? Enjoy fresh-cooked fare by the ocean, watermelon sangria and a glimpse of the action at the festival through high-tech telescopes. Chef Josh Becker — who is participating in the festival’s Burger Bash — prepares daily specials 5 p.m.-midnight outdoors: foie gras torchon burger Feb. 24, pork two ways Feb. 25 and an all-you-can-eat chilled seafood display Feb. 26. Oceanfront at the DiLido Beach Club, The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach, One Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. $18 Feb. 24. $20 Feb. 25. $28 Feb. 26. Details: (786) 276-4000.
Saint Sophia’s 33rd annual Greek Festival returns, featuring Greek dancers, guided tours of the Byzantine cathedral and vendors selling crafts, jewelry, clothing and religious items. Treat yourself to Greek cuisine like moussaka, pastitsio, spanokopita, gyros and baklava. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Noon to 11 p.m. Sunday. Ends Feb. 27. Saint Sophia Cathedral, Coral Way and 24th Road, Miami. $5 adults. Free for children 12 and under. Details: (305) 854-2922 or www.facebook.com/pages/St-Sophia-Greek-Festivals/214032743016.
Miami Dade College hosts its Sixth Annual Free Community Health Fair. Get information on nutrition, heart disease and cancer prevention and take advantage of glaucoma, glucose and cholesterol tests. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Miami Dade College Medical Center Campus, 950 NW 20th St., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 237-4209 or www.mdc.edu.
Doug Benson, Adam Carolla and Gabriel Iglesias are just a few of the comics taking the stage at the 2011 South Beach Comedy Festival. Times vary. Ends March 5. Locations and prices vary. Details: (800) 745-3000 or www.southbeachcomedyfestival.com.