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 2018/2019 Social Season Preview

SocialMiami's Social Season Preview provides a first look at the exciting events planned for the 2018-2019 social season. Updated daily, the Social Season Preview will remain on SocialMiami's homepage throughout the season.

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 4th Annual Cabaret & Karaoke benefiting Zoetic Stage

Pioneer Inter-Development Homes hosted the 4th Annual Cabaret & Karaoke to benefit Zoetic Stage at their $4.3 million-dollar glass mansion in Pinecrest. Professional signers who regularly perform with Zoetic Stage entertained, and later the event transitioned to karaoke, allowing guests to engage and be a part of the show. About 200 guests enjoyed a full buffet by Catering The Event and Misha’s Cupcakes and libations compliments of Zyr Vodka and Oyster Bay Wine.

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 Turning the Tables for Paws

Paws4You, a Miami-based, non-profit animal rescue organization, raised $55,000 at its casino-themed charity event, "Turning the Tables for Paws," at The Cruz Building in Coconut Grove. Presented by Swiss luxury watch and jewelry manufacturer Chopard, the evening welcomed special guest Teresa Giudice. The Real Housewives of New Jersey star and New York Times best-selling cookbook author greeted guests and signed special copies of her latest book, “Turning the Tables: From Housewife to Inmate and Back Again.” Event guests browsed the silent auction and tried their luck on casino games, enjoying libations, hors d'oeuvres and live entertainment.

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 Fisher Island Soiree

Dr. Guenther Koehne, Chairman of the 2018 Light the Night Campaign, and Fisher Island CEO Bernard Lackner co-hosted an intimate soiree in honor of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Executive Committee at the historic Vanderbilt Mansion. After arriving to the exclusive private island by ferry, guests were treated to an al fresco seaside reception before attending the five-course, candlelit dinner held in the historic Vanderbilt Mansion library.

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 33rd Dinner at Joe’s Stone Crab

Miami's finest gathered for Informed Families/The Florida Family Partnership's 33rd Annual Dinner At Joe's, showing their support for drug abuse prevention. The illustrious event, chaired by Joe Natoli of Baptist Health South Florida, raised close to $250,000 to support Informed Families' statewide prevention programs and initiatives designed to help kids grow up safe, healthy and drug free.

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 Chapman Partnership nextgen hosts Kentucky Derby Watch Party
 2nd Annual Celebration of Science: The Power of Light
 Doctors Hospital “Galactica” Gala
 Take a Walk In Her Shoes Fashion Kick-Off Party
 The Pap Corps, Champions for Cancer Research Makes Big Splash
 Brunch Under the Big Top
 YPO Kicks-off The Wonderland Ball
 Love and Hope High Rollers Casino Fundraiser
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 Malnik Garden Party
 Celebrating 20 Years of Giving Back
 2018 Miami Dade College Alumni Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony
 33rd Annual Dinner at Joe’s Stone Crab Pre-Party
 60th Anniversary Little Gems, Big Glow Gala
 Miami Learning Experience School’s “Fashion Escape”
 2018 GMJF Main Event
 10th Annual Vizcaya Preservation Luncheon
 Baptist Health Foundation’s Annual Celebration of Generosity
 Vizcaya and Edible South Florida Honor Local Farmers
 Love and Disability Awareness
 Design on a Dime in the Design District
 Jon Jay FMSbonds Celebrity Bowling Challenge
 1306 + SocialMiami Celebrate Young Leaders
 Red Cross Ball After Party Kick-off
 Miami City Ballet Hosts Nutcracker Magic
 8th Annual Women of Distinction & Caring Luncheon
 42nd Annual Snow Ball
 Ray of Hope Gala
 18th Annual Hope For All Gala
 YPO Gala: A Tango Affair
 The Big Bang - Sonic Odyssey
 Give Miami Day Celebration
 Urban Promise Miami Young Professionals Holiday Happy Hour
 What to Wear Where - SnowBall Gala
 2017 Celebration of Generosity
 The Biltmore Ball: Memories of Madrid
 24th Annual Sara Hopkins Woodruff Spectrum Awards
 Together in Pink Zumbathon Another Success!
 What to Wear Where: Wild About Kids Gala
 2017/2018 Social Season Preview
 10th Anniversary Inner Circle of Twelve Luncheon
 Baptist Health Foundation Society Dinner
 InterContinental at Doral Miami Thinks Pink
 32nd Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner