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Written by on April 7, 2011

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Friday 4/8

ITALIA GALA

   The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce holds its 20th Anniversary Gala. 7 p.m.-midnight. April 8. Coral Gables Country Club, 997 N Greenway Drive, Coral Gables. $150 per ticket. $1,350 table of 10. Details: (305) 577-9868 or gala@iaccse.com or www.iaccse.com.

Saturday 4/9

JAZZ FEST

   Grammy Award-winning jazz trumpet player Roy Hargrove headlines the first Overtown Rhythm and Arts Festival. Enjoy art, entertainment, family activities and a lineup of jazz, gospel and hip hop music in historic Overtown. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Northwest Third Avenue between Ninth and 11th streets. Free. Details: www.overtownfestival.com.

HEALTHY LIFESTYLE

   Take advantage of free health screenings, one-on-one consultations and massages at the monthly Florida Blue Heath Fair. Special April features include free spinal and foot screenings by doctors. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Florida Blue Center at The Falls, 8895 SW 136th St., Kendall. Details: www.floridablue.com.

COOKING DEMO

   Michael Schwartz, executive chef and owner of Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink, prepares dishes from his cookbook "Michael’s Genuine Food: Down-to-Earth Cooking for People Who Love to Eat." Sip champagne while participating in an interactive cooking demonstration, featuring fregola risotto with shrimp, roasted corn and melted leaks, pan-roasted striped bass with Tunisian chickpea salad and chocolate cremoso with espresso parfait. Noon-2 p.m. Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Granada Ballroom, Coral Gables. $52 Cellar Club members. $65 others. RSVP required. Details: (305) 913-3203 or www.cellarclub.com.

Sunday 4/10

WIESENTHAL FUNDRAISER

   The Simon Wiesenthal Center Southern Region holds its 2011 South Florida Annual Tribute Dinner. 5:30 p.m. cocktails. 6 p.m. dinner. Fairmont Turnberry Isle, 19999 W Country Club Drive, Aventura. Details: (305) 935-2280 or www.wiesenthal.com/southernus.

Wednesday 4/13

PRISTINE BINGO

   Enjoy weekly bingo overlooking Indian Creek Waterway with large jackpots and a guaranteed prize board. Free parking and refreshments. Helps fund youth scholarships. 5:30 p.m. doors open. 7 p.m. games start. The Ronald W. Shane Center, 6500 Indian Creek Drive, Miami Beach. $25 for traditional paper bingo. $35 for a wireless electronic handset. Details: (305) 864-8293 or www.beachbingo.org.

Thursday 4/14

WINE AND FOOD

   The United Way Miami Wine and Food Festival returns for its 16th year, expanding to a four-day event. Features fine wine and food, spirits and beers. Benefits United Way of Miami-Dade. Ends April 17. Locations vary. $55-$3,000. Details: (877) 820-3378 or www.miamiwinefestival.org.

COURT CARE

   Help Court Care aid area children by attending its annual fundraiser, the YWCA Court Care Cocktail Party. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sabadell Financial Center, 1111 Brickell Ave., 30th floor, Miami. Free for judiciary. Others $60 donation to the YWCA. Details: gikornreich@aol.com.

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