Calendar Of Events Events
Written by Miami Today on August 30, 2012
The Miami and South Florida History class at Miami Dade College taught by historian and 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or www.mdc.edu.
The annual Miami Home Design and Remodeling Show features thousands of products and services showcasing the many ways homeowners can improve, update, expand, re-design and remodel their homes to match needs and budgets. Also featured is personalized advice on improvement projects and updates by industry professionals. 6-10:30 Aug. 31. Noon-10:30 p.m. Sept. 1-2. Noon-7:30 p.m. Sept. 3. 6-10:30 p.m. Sept. 4. Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach. Children under 11 $1. $10 others. Details: (305) 667-9299 or www.homeshowspecials.com.
Internationally renowned nurse scientists, scholars and nursing professionals meet for the first time in the US for the XIII Pan American Nursing Research Colloquium, a biennial global gathering of nurse leaders, researchers and students. The theme is "global nursing research challenges for the millennium." The event includes global nursing leaders convening to tackle nursing research challenges of the 21st century and to strengthen evidence-based nursing practice around the globe, as well as to disseminate emerging advances in research related to clinical practice, health systems, health services and educational strategies. The outcome is to advance collective knowledge that supports research initiatives. 8-11:30 a.m. Loews Miami Beach Hotel, 1601 Collins Ave., second floor Americana Ballroom, Miami Beach. Details: www.umpanamconference2012.com.