Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden celebrates National Public Gardens Day with free admission and giveaways of native plants, many grown within the park's nursery. Fairchild's grounds offer sites to have a family picnic, view the sculptures of American artists Will Ryman and Dale Chihuly and 83 acres of tropical plants. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables. Free. Details: www.nationalpublicgardensday.org or www.fairchildgarden.org.
The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis and the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida presents "Party in the Park," featuring Marc A. Buoniconti, event chair and Tim Gannon, event co-chair showcasing wine and spirits, cuisine and entertainment in Coral Gables. 6-10 p.m. 405 Biltmore Way, Coral Gables. $65 per person. Details: (305) 243-3863 or www.thebuonicontifund.com/partyinthepark2012.