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Written by Miami Today on April 28, 2011
The Third Annual Girls Night Out: Spring Preview is an evening of networking, culinary tastings, martinis and fashion. The first 150 attendees will receive a gift bag from The Falls. In addition, South Florida stylist Godfrey del Rio hosts a spring trend show. 6-9 p.m. The Falls Center Court, 8888 SW 136th St., Kendall. Free. Details: (305) 255-4571 or www.simon.com.
The Bass Museum of Art hosts its annual fundraiser "A Night at the Museum." Explore exhibits and enjoy drinks, hors d’oeuvres and music. 7-10 p.m. Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Members free. Others $125 for two, which includes a year membership. Details: (786) 800-6302 or email@example.com or www.bassmuseum.org.
Baptist Children’s Hospital hosts a program on "Responsible Parenting." Dr. Richard Toister offers tips on parenting, including why children need restrictions, making reasonable demands and involving children in setting expectations. 7-9 p.m. Baptist Children’s Hospital auditorium, 8900 N Kendall Drive, Kendall. $5. Advance payment required. Details: (786) 596-3812.
The monthly Viernes Culturales/Cultural Fridays arts & culture street festival and gallery stroll in Little Havana’s cultural district features a free walking tour with local historian Dr. Paul George, an artist fair with local painters, sculptors and artisans along Calle Ocho and a variety of galleries and local-owned restaurants. Includes performances by the Ruben Darío Middle School Super Band and Lanzallamas Monofónica. 7-11 p.m., Southwest Eighth Street between 14th and 17th avenues. Free. Details: (305) 643-5500 or www.viernesculturales.org.
UNDER THE STARS
The Vizcayans throw their yearly masquerade party, the 14th Annual Evening Under the Stars. Benefits Vizcaya Museum and Gardens. 7:30-11 p.m. Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, 3251 South Miami Ave., Coconut Grove. $69-$95. Details: (305) 856-4866 or www.vizcayans.org.
More than a hundred rums from across the globe are showcased at the third annual Miami Rum Renaissance Festival. The two-day Grand Tasting event includes tastings and seminars. 2-8 p.m. Ends May 1. The Deauville Beach Resort, 6701 Collins Ave., Richelieu Ballroom, Miami Beach. $25. Details: www.rumrenaissance.com.
Taiwanese Chef Chia-Mo Chen cooks up a six-course Asian dinner. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Casimiro Foundation. 7 p.m. cocktail reception. 7:30 p.m. dinner. InterContinental at Doral Miami, 2505 NW 87th Ave., Doral. $78. Details: (305) 421-8978 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
A nine-week weight loss challenge featuring personal coaching, weekly prizes and incentives kicks off today. Each 45-minute session focuses on a different topic, such as good versus bad fats and portion control. The top three participants that lose the largest percentage of weight will get a refund of their registration fee. 7 p.m. Treehouse Nutrition, 273 Minorca Ave., Coral Gables. $35. Details: (786) 459-7499 or www.losernow.com.
Downtown Bay Forum hosts a Miami-Dade County mayoral candidates debate. 11:30 a.m. Wolfson Auditorium at Temple Israel, 137 NE 19th St., Miami. $22-$250. Details: (305) 757-3633 or www.downtownbayforum.com.
LEAVE A LEGACY, a program of the Partnership for Philanthropic Giving, hosts the 14th Annual Donor Next Door Luncheon. Honors the work of area nonprofit donors and volunteers. 11 a.m. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrott Jungle Trail, Watson Island. $65-$650. Details: (305) 379-0800.
The Third Annual National Mom’s Nite Out is celebrated in South Florida with a free celebration. This Cinco de Mayo-themed event includes giveaways, makeovers, mini massages, margaritas, a Mariachi band and more. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Dadeland Mall, 7335 N Kendall Drive, Kendall and Miami International Mall, 1455 NW 107th Ave., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 665-6226 for Dadeland and (305) 593-1775 for Miami International.