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Written by Miami Today on August 23, 2012
The Miami Culinary Institute at Miami Dade College and LivingSocial offer a three-night pop-up restaurant experience with the Food Network’s "Next Iron Chef," super chefs finalist, Elizabeth Falkner. Attendees enjoy a special three-course prix-fixe menu paired with wine and preceded by a one-hour "Cocktail & Aperitivi Hour." And, a limited number of guests each night will be able to participate in a VIP experience which will include a cooking demonstration by chef Falkner. 6:30 p.m. VIP event. 7:30 p.m. cocktails. 8:30 p.m. dinner. MDC Miami Culinary Institute, 300 NE Second Ave., Miami. $90 per person. $130 VIP. Details: www.miamidadeculinary.com.
The US Green Building Council’s Miami Branch and Miami-Dade County host "GREENworking," a happy hour designed to build, strengthen and sustain business. Features presentation on the nation’s "Green Business Certification" program. 6:30 p.m. registration. 7-7:30 p.m. presentation. 7:30-8:30 p.m. open bar. Jeronimo’s Lounge, 75 SE Sixth St., Miami. $10. Details: (786) 553-5299 or www.usgbcsf.org/events.
The Miami Science Museum hosts a day of remembrance 20 years after Hurricane Andrew. The Planetarium’s special showing of "Remembering Andrew Under the Stars" features WLRN survivor stories. Event includes an Andrew exhibit and guest panelists Bryan Norcross, Max Mayfield, Stan Goldenberg, Chris Landsea, Frank Marks, Kate Hale and Richard Ford . In addition, video coverage of Hurricane Andrew and up to date on the tropics with a tropical weather briefing is included, among other activities. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Miami Science Museum, 3280 S Miami Ave., Miami. Free for members and children under 3. $10.95 students, seniors and children 3 — 12. $14.95 others. Details: (305) 646-4200 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamisci.org.
The Miami and South Florida History class at Miami Dade College taught by historian and MDC faculty member Paul George begins. Class includes classroom lectures, visits to historical libraries, repositories and exhibits, video and slide presentations and tours of Greater Miami’s historic neighborhoods. 5:40-8:10 p.m. Thursdays through Dec. 20. Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus, 300 NE Second Ave., room 2217, Miami. $258.57 for entire course. Details: (305) 237-3723 or email@example.com or www.mdc.edu.