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Written by Miami Today on April 14, 2011
Break a sweat at the Miami Florida Blue Center’s weekly "Bring It! Bootcamp" fitness series during April. Includes fast-paced movements and body-weight exercises with little to no equipment. 8:30-9:30 a.m. Additional classes April 21 and 28. Florida Blue Center at The Falls, 8895 SW 136th St., Kendall. Details: (877) 352-5830 or www.floridablue.com.
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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Enjoy Haitian music, food and art at this monthly "Big Night in Little Haiti" event. Includes a concert with Haitian compas stars Zenglen. 6-10 p.m. Little Haiti Cultural Center, 212 NE 59th Terrace, Miami. Free. Details: (305) 960-2969 or www.bignightlittlehaiti.com.
Russell Romanella, director of NASA engineering and technology at Kennedy Space Center, gives a lecture on "NASA Looks to the Future." 8 p.m. Florida International University Physics Building, CP-145 lecture hall, Tamiami. Free. Details: (305) 661-1375 or www.scas.org.
The Great Taste of the Grove returns to Peacock Park for two days of great food and live music. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Ends April 17. Peacock Park, 2820 McFarlane Road, Coconut Grove. Free admission. Food tickets $1 each. Details: (305) 444-7270 or www.thegreattasteofthegrove.com.
OUT AND ABOUT
The loud and colorful Third Annual Miami Beach Gay Pride Parade & Festival features celebrities, musical performances, food, a family-friendly play area and LGBT-friendly vendors. Noon-8 p.m. Parade on Ocean Drive from Fifth to 14th streets, Miami Beach. Festival at Lummus Park, Ocean Drive between 10th and 14th streets, Miami Beach. Details: www.miamibeachgaypride.com.
Live music by Ettylleon, a fire dance and silent auction are highlights of the Full Moon Party benefiting the American Red Cross Japan Earthquake/Pacific Tsunami Response Fund. 6-9 p.m. Lou’s Beer Garden, 7337 Harding Ave., Miami Beach. Free. Details: (305) 704-7879 or www.lousbeergarden.com.
Communities In Schools of Miami holds its annual gala. Features food and wine pairings, live entertainment and a silent auction. 7 p.m. InterContinental Miami, 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami. $150-$1,500. Details: (305) 252-5444 or email@example.com or www.cismiami.org.