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Written by Miami Today on May 3, 2012
The Lowe Art Museum holds a "Cinco de Mayo!" event with live mariachi music, light Mexican fare and cocktails courtesy of Bacardi. 7-9 p.m. Lowe Art Museum at the University of Miami, 1301 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. Free for museum members. $10 others. Details: (305) 284-3535 or www.lowemuseum.org.
CINCO DE MAYO
The first "Cinco de Mayo Brickell Fest" features music, cocktails, mechanical bulls, Mexican bites and more. Noon-midnight. Directly across from El Vato Tequila and Taco Bar, 1001 S Miami Ave, Miami. Free to attend. Food and drinks available for purchase. Details: www.brickellfestival.com.
The ninth annual "Greynolds Park Love-In" festival and concert features rock artist Felix Cavaliere’s "Rascals," whose hits include "Good Lovin’," "Groovin," "People Got to Be Free" and "A Beautiful Morning." The day-long concert also features popular local bands. The festival pays tribute to the 1960s with festivities and fun for the whole family, including a ’60s costume contest, a classic cars display, a kids play zone, arts and crafts, and a variety of food and beverages. 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Greynolds Park, 18501 NE 22nd Ave., North Miami. Free. Details: (305) 945-3425 or www.greynoldslovein.org.
CLAWS FOR A CAUSE
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade hosts the "Claws for Kids" fundraising brunch. Menu items include large stone crabs, hash brown potatoes, creamed spinach and key lime pie. Wine and champagne included in the ticket price. 11:30 a.m. Joe’s Stone Crab, 11 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $150 per person. Details: (305) 446-9910 ext. 30 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.bgcmia.org.
HALL OF FAMERS
Miami Dade College hosts the 2012 Alumni Hall of Fame Gala, recognizing alumni in hall of fame inductees in specialty areas. Hosted by Eduardo J. Padrón, president of Miami Dade College, and Miguel G. Farra, chair of the Miami Dade College Foundation. 6 p.m. cocktail reception. 7 p.m. dinner and awards program. Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $250 per person. Sponsorships available. RSVP required. Details: www.mdc.edu/halloffame.