Calendar Of Events Events
Written by Miami Today on July 21, 2011
The Miami Science Museum’s "Senior Summer Science" lecture series continues with "Hurricanes on a Warming Globe" by Florida International University earth and environment department professor Hugh Willoughby. Mr. Willoughby discusses the hurricane-related risks and challenges facing South Florida. Includes refreshments, a tour of a related exhibit and hands-on activities. 2 p.m. Miami Science Museum, 3280 South Miami Ave., Miami. $5 per session. Details: (305) 646-4200 or www.miamisci.org. Friday 7/22
Non-profit animal rescue organization "Paws 4 You" holds its fifth annual "Paws 4 You Golf Tournament" to raise funds for its rescued animals. 11 a.m. registration. 12:30 p.m. shotgun start. 6-7 p.m. reception. Doral Golf Resort & Spa, 4400 NW 87th Ave., Doral. $100-$500 sponsorship levels. $800, $1,500 and $3,000 foursome sponsorship levels. Details: (786) 242-7377 or email@example.com or www.paws4u.org.
FOR THE KIDS
Friends of St. Jude Miami, a network of young professionals dedicated to the mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, hosts benefit kickball tournament "Kickin’ It For The Kids." Featuring a kickball competition to raise funds for children with cancer at the hospital, music and bites from food trucks. 9:30 a.m. Peacock Park, 2820 McFarlane Road, Coconut Grove. $25 per person. $250 per team. Details: (305) 265-1371 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
As part of the Florida Marlins’ "Super Saturday" post-game concert series, urban artist Miguel Duran, known as FUEGO, and 14-piece Dominican merengue orchestra Los Hermanos Rosario perform. In addition, merengue band Oro Solido will be signing pre-game autographs at the Strike Zone. The first 10,000 fans to visit the Zone receive a Florida Marlins all-star poster. 7:10 p.m. game starts. Activities following the game. Sun Life Stadium, 2269 NW 199th St., Miami Gardens. Concert free with purchased game tickets. Details: 1-877-MARLINS or www.marlins.com.
"Cirque Éloize iD" was born out of a creative collaboration with "Cirque du Soleil" director Jeannot Painchau. This is a vibrant new show of acrobats, break dancers, contortionists and a dauntless stunt biker set against a colorful, whirling backdrop of stills from science fiction films, comic books and graffiti art. 8 p.m. Ends Sept. 4. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Ziff Ballet Opera House, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $25-$75. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.
Cultural non-profit Casa de Madrid hosts a summer night of sangria, traditional Spanish tapas and Latin music for "Fiesta Española." 6 p.m.-3 a.m. El Sitio, 3480 Main Hwy., Coconut Grove. Free. Details: (305) 648-3368 or www.casademadrid.org.
Join "Young Professionals Night" for networking opportunities and complimentary Grey Goose vodka signature drinks. After, enjoy Cirque Éloize iD acrobatic performances and a post-show meet and greet with the artists. 6:30 p.m. network at the Next Generation Green room. 8 p.m. performance. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Ziff Ballet Opera House, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $39 with promotional code HYPCIRQUE. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.
The second annual "Miami Spice Kickoff Event & Fundraiser" features tastings from a selection of participating restaurants and celebrity chefs signing cookbooks. Flautist Nestor Torres performs and proceeds benefit hunger-fighting non-profit Share Our Strength and Plant a Thousand Gardens Collaborative Nutrition Initiative. 6-9 p.m. VIP event. 7-9 p.m. general admission. $50 advance tickets. $100 day-of admission. $125-$200 VIP admission. Gansevoort Miami Beach, 2325 Collins Ave., Louis lounge, Miami Beach. Details: (888) 302-5441 or www.ilovemiamispice.com/kickoff’event’participants.html.