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Calendar Of Events Outdoors

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Written by on March 22, 2012

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Thursday 3/22

SHIFTING SANDS

   The "Key Biscayne: Island of Shifting Sands" opening reception celebrates HistoryMiami’s latest exhibition opening guest curated by Joan Gill Blank. Features images, artifacts, maps and documents that capture the island’s development and the succession of peoples who have shaped and been shaped by the locale. Enjoy live music, hors d’oeuvres and donation bar. 6:30 p.m. HistoryMiami, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-5356 or rsvp@historymiami.org or www.historymiami.org.

Saturday 3/24

HAVANA WALK

   The "Little Havana Neighborhood Architecture Walk" with HistoryMiami’s historian Dr. Paul George ventures through one of Miami’s oldest neighborhoods. Explore bungalow architecture, see the Tower Theater and marvel at the hand rollers at a cigar factory. Visit Domino Park, Cuban Memorial Boulevard and see the home of Miami’s first mayor. Advance reservations and payment required. 10 a.m.-noon. HistoryMiami, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. $20 for museum members. $30 others. Details: (305) 375-1621 or citytours@historymiami.org or www.historymiami.org.

Sunday 3/25

JEWISH MIAMI

   The "Cafe Cubano Meets Matzoh Ball Soup: Jewish Miami Coach Tour" with

   HistoryMiami guide Sylvia Gurinsky goes on a ride through early Jewish Miami and Miami Beach. See Joe’s Stone Crab and the Blackstone Hotel and explore the Holocaust Memorial. Take in the sites of pioneering Jewish shops and temples and view the amazing interior of the Cuban Hebrew Congregation. Advance reservations and payment required. 10 a.m.-noon. HistoryMiami, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. $44 for museum members. $54 others. Details: (305) 375-1621 or citytours@historymiami.org or www.historymiami.org.

MASTER DRUMMING

   The "Master Class: Afro-Cuban Batá Drumming" class with Ezequiel Torres, an expert batá player and current HistoryMiami artist-in-residence. Space is limited. 1-2 p.m. HistoryMiami, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. $10 members. $20 others. Details: (305) 375-1492 or www.historymiami.org.

Monday 3/26

HUNGRY FOR HISTORY

   HistoryMiami’s "Hungry for History: Inside Burdines" takes a walk back in time with HistoryMiami guide Sylvia Gurinsky to when Burdines was the most famous department store in Florida. Discover the secrets of the downtown Burdines, now Macy’s. Explore the history of "The Merchant Prince," campaigns for civil rights and some hidden corners of "The Florida Store." Advance reservations and payment required. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. HistoryMiami, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. $10 for museum members. $15 others. Details: (305) 375-1621 or citytours@historymiami.org or www.historymiami.org.

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