Calendar Of Events Events
Written by Miami Today on June 23, 2011
Cravings Magazine presents "Alice in Wedding Wonderland," a magical bridal fashion show. Famed fashion designer Cesar Rosario presents Alice in Wonderland-themed bridal and evening dresses. Complimentary cocktails by L’CHAIM Kosher Vodka and catering by H Restaurant. 7:30 p.m. Solé on the Ocean, 17315 Collins Ave., Sunny Isles Beach. Free. RSVP requested. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Inspired by William Shakespeare’s "A Midsummer Night’s Dream," The Bookstore in the Grove hosts Writers Read Open Mic Poetry Night. Open to those who wish to share their stories, poems and screenplays about the course of true love. 7-8 p.m. live music. 8-9:30 p.m. readings. The Bookstore in the Grove, 3399 Virginia St., Coconut Grove. Details: (305) 443-2855 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.thebookstoreinthegrove.com.
The City of Miami Beach Parks and Recreation Department hosts a Hawaiian-style "Loco Luau." An authentic Polynesian hula dance performance is the highlight of the event along with limbo contests, live drummers and fire dancers. Children can enjoy rides such as the mechanical surfboard, slides and mobile arcade. 6-9 p.m. North Shore Park and Youth Center, 501 72nd St., Miami Beach. Free. Details: (305) 861-3616 or www.miamibeachparks.com.
The Haitian American Chamber of Commerce of Florida and Femmes en Démocratie host international trade fair Women in Production 2011. Creative Haitian industries led by female entrepreneurs showcase their products in textiles, fashion accessories, agri-business, aromatherapy and home décor. Includes several special events. 1-8 p.m. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. June 26. Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach. Free. Details: (305) 767-2481 or email@example.com or www.haccof.com.
IN THEIR SHOES
International volunteer organization WGIRLS debuts its Miami Chapter with "Hello Stilleto!" charity event to benefit the Lotus House Shelter. New and gently used shoes will be collected for the shelter’s homeless women and infants. Help a good cause while enjoying pay-as-you-wish salon services by celebrity stylist Roy Teeluck, hors d’oeuvres, drinks and gift bags. 4-7 p.m. Roy Teeluck Salon, 200 S Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $10. Free with donation of new or used shoes. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org or www.wgirls.org.
Coral Gables Rotaract holds "Get Happy for a Good Cause!" networking and fundraiser for disaster relief in Alabama following the deadly tornadoes. 10 p.m. SET, 320 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. $15 members. $20 others. Details: www.coralgablesrotaract.org.
KNOW YOUR WINE
Books & Books offers firsthand experience with wine tasting in its extended Summer Wine Series. Master the history of wine making, taste international wines and learn the art of wine and food pairing. Taught by wine-appreciation professor Patrick Alexander. Ends with a celebratory meal by chef Allen Susser. 6 p.m. Ends Aug. 4. Locations vary. $260. RSVP required. Details: email@example.com.