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Friday - Monday, March 27 - 30

The Miami Home Design and Remodeling Show is a dynamic marketplace of home improvements, interior design and ideas, products and services for residential decorating and remodeling. The 2015 Show will host the inaugural At Home With Art - Spotlight on Miami’s Art Districts. At Home With Art shines the spotlight on 20+ well-established Miami artists and vibrant art districts. Show goers can meet the artists and see their work, as well as experience 7 curated art district exhibits in one large exhibition area. This feature connects the art and interior design professionals with the consumer to help them make South Florida fine art a part of their home and office design. Art district representatives will also be on hand with information about art walks, museums, galleries and openings, plus cultural events. The Culinary Experience Cooking Stage, a popular feature at the show, will celebrate Latino flavors in daily cooking shows that feature a variety of guest chefs from around South Florida, including Chef Adrianne Calvo of Chef Adrianne’s. Advance discount tickets ($3 off regular adult admission) are available online at . regular/ Regular adult admission beginning March 27th are $10 online or at the box office. Children under 11 are $1 online or at the box office. Show hours are Friday from 4 to 10:30 p.m.; Saturday from noon to 10:30 p.m.; Sunday from noon to 7:30 p.m.; and Monday from 6 to10:30 p.m.

Miami Beach Convention Center
1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach
Saturday, March 28 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Calling All Kids! You won't want to miss Eggstravaganza, presented by Williamson Automotive, one of Miami’s most exciting days of mayhem and madness at Pinecrest Gardens. Its the biggest and the best egg hunt in town! Over 50,000 eggs hidden to find at scheduled egg hunts throughout the day, prizes, face painting, balloon art, interactive games, music, arts and crafts, a petting zoo, storytelling, delicious food and even a wild life show. It's a virtual wonderland of activities. Join in for all the excitement! Admission is $5 if you pay in advance and/or online or $7 at the gate the day of the event. Pinecrest Gardens members are free.

Pinecrest Gardens
11000 Red Road, Pinecrest

Order Of The Golden Claw Society

While digging into mouth-watering claws, delicious cole slaw and world famous key lime pie at Joe’s Stone Crab, representatives from some of Miami’s most philanthropic organizations were recognized for their leadership and financial support of Informed Families and its mission of helping kids grow up safe, healthy and drug free.

Pictured: John Krutulis, Peggy Sapp, Phillis Oeters
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Order Of The Golden Claw Society

Saturday, March 28 from 4 to 6 p.m.

Celebrate the beginning of Spring at Miami Children's Museum! Get gussied up in a pretty dress or a tie and enjoy special hors d'oeuvres like they do at big-peoples' galas. You'll also create your own Venetian Carnival-style mask, learn some cool dance moves and pose with pictures in the museum's photo booth! It's all free with admission to the museum so don't miss it!

Miami Children's Museum
980 MacArthur Causeway, Watson Island, Miami
305-373-5437 (Ashley Harrison)
Saturday, March 28 at 6 p.m.

The special guest of honor at The Power of Hope Gala will be Dr. Makaziwe Mandela, who will speak about her father, the late Nelson Mandela. The evening is a benefit for A Spring of Hope, a local organization that provides clean water for rural-area schools in South Africa. Enjoy an elegant South African-themed dinner, including lobster tails, guinea fowl and House of Mandela wines, along with live entertainment by local artist Ghaleb. Cocktails and silent auction begin at 6, followed by dinner and program at 7:30 p.m. Among the live auction items will be a spectacular, all-inclusive, 10-day trip to South Africa with 5-star luxury safari accommodations. Go online for more information or to purchase tickets.

St. Andrews Country Club
17577 West Claridge Oval, Boca Raton
Saturday & Monday, March 28 & 30

Sun Sports HEAT TV broadcasters Eric Reid and Tony Fiorentino will host the 9th Annual Reid & Fiorentino Call Of The Game Dinner & Celebrity Golf Classic, presented by Acordis International Corp., a two-day fundraising event to benefit Miami-Dade Schools Athletic Foundation and Lauren's Kids. South Florida sports broadcaster Joe Rose will emcee The Call Of The Game Dinner (6:30 to 10:30 p.m.) as top individuals are honored for making a difference in our community. A highlight will be the legendary NFL coach Don Shula who will present the Don Shula Sports Legend Award to Miami Dolphins Hall of Famer Dan Marino. Also being honored will be Brazilian pop art icon Romero Britto with the Ted Arison Community Service Award; Sports Radio 560 broadcaster Joe Zagacki with the Sonny Hirsch Excellence in Sports Broadcasting Award; and local coach Jeff Fogel with The Jim Mandich Courage and Commitment Award. Fogel, a native of North Miami Beach, has been a counselor and coach for over 20 years at the Michael-Ann Russell JCC. In 2012, Jeff was diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) and, though he no longer has the use of his arms and relies heavily on a wheelchair, Jeff continues to coach in-house basketball and flag football and serves as the current director of the Girls Prime Time Basketball team, currently ranked 1st in Florida and 2nd in the national rankings for the USSSA league. The golf classic on Monday begins with registration at 11 a.m. with more than 50 foursomes converging on the championship courses for an exhilarating day of competitive golf. Each team will be paired with a celebrity team captain vying to win a series of prizes awarded at the end of the day during the post-golf awards reception. In addition to lunch and on-course refreshments, players will be invited to participate in the Hole-In-One Challenge for a chance to win a 2-year lease on a luxury vehicle sponsored by AutoNation.

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
1 Seminole Way, Hollywood
Turnberry Isle Miami
19999 West Country Club Drive, Aventura
Home Show

Sunday, March 29 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

You will be greeted by a Bahamian Junkanoo musical parade, stilt-walkers and a steel drum band, creating an island-vibe at the 11th Annual Deering Seafood Festival. Area restaurants will present delectable fish and seafood dishes throughout the all-day celebration, and in the big top tent celebrity chefs Dean Max and Paula DaSilva will head the cooking demo lineup. There will be pontoon boat rides, nature hikes, tours of Deering's historic homes and an Artist Lane. On the main stage, Caribbean Crew and rock ‘n roll bands will provide on-going entertainment while the kids have unlimited fun in the Lil’ Shrimp Kids Zone and become junior scientists at the Deering Discovery Cove with hands-on adventures. Tickets are $15 in advance and $25 at the door for adults, and $5 for kids from 4 to 14. Tickets include park entrance and all activities except food, drinks, boat rides and rock climbing. Proceeds benefit the Deering Estate Foundation for preservation, educational programs and restoration of the Estate.

Deering Estate at Cutler
16701 S.W. 72nd Avenue, Palmetto Bay
305-235-1668, Ext. 263
Daily through- April 4

Bring the little ones to get their pictures taken with the Easter Bunny at Southland Mall. He arrives on March 21 and will be on hand in the Center Court for spring festivities and photos through April 4. Hours are Mondays through Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 6 p.m.

Southland Mall
20505 South Dixie Highway,Miami
Sunday, March 29 from 2 to 4 p.m.

Bring the whole family to the Bass Museum of Art for IDEA@thebass Family Day and enjoy a creative family workshop in conjunction with the museum's current exhibition "One Way: Peter Marino." This month's design challenge will be to create a colorful, wordy art piece. Using self-designed and found text, families will create kaleidoscopic artworks showcasing their name or favorite word! Plus, participate in a special interactive storytelling “Mr. Muchlee’s Magic Top Hat” with the author, Corrie Rice, and move to the swinging music of trio Trad305. Family Day is one of Bass Museum of Art's most successful and longstanding ‘IDEA’ programs initiated to engage families in activities that encourage conversation, exploration, and experimentation through art. Family Day is free and open to all, and the Bass galleries will also be open free of charge. It is the final weekend to view tc: temporary contemporary.

Bass Museum of Art
2100 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
305-673-7530, Ext. 1001
Deering Seafood Festival

Tuesday, March 31 at 2 p.m.

Join the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables for a historic walk along the “White Way Lights” corridor. Meet at the Coral Gables Library to begin your stroll along Riviera Drive and explore the historic “White Way” corridor. At 3 p.m. you will return to the Library to meet the new city manager Cathy Swanson-Rivenbark who will address the group with a presentation and Q&A. The event is free; refreshments will be served.

Coral Gables Library
3443 Segovia Street, Coral Gables
Info@HistoricCoralGables.org (RSVP)
Tuesday, March 31 at 5:30 p.m.

Hundreds of members of the Miami-Dade County legal community will gather to celebrate the achievements of three dedicated professionals at the 31st Annual Judicial Reception, hosted by the Attorneys’ Division of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation. The event will feature the presentation of three prestigious awards that recognize accomplished jurists: the Lifetime Achievement Award, the Community Service Award and the Honorable Theodore “Ted” Klein Special Recognition Award. The Judicial Reception is a major social event in the legal community, attracting hundreds of South Florida’s most prominent attorneys and judges each year. The event is being chaired this year by Hilarie Bass and Harley Tropin. For more information, visit www.JewishMiami.org or call 786-866-8438.

Jungle Island
1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Watson Island, Miami
786-866-8438 or 786-866-8414
Now through April 5

The Youth Fair runs through April 5 with the exception of March 30 & 31 at Tamiami Park which has been its home for 43 years. Gates open at noon all days except April 1 & 2 when they open at 3 p.m. Admission is $12 with free admission for guests 5 years and younger, 65 years and better, and for active duty and retired military personnel each Wednesday. NEW this year is The Youth Fair Fun Card, which allows you to pay $25 for one admission each operating day,, plus a Souvenir Cup. Additional discount offers and coupons are available online. Parking is free every day, all day. The Pay One Price Unlimited Ride Card is $28 weekdays, $35 on weekends.

The Youth Fair
Tamiami Park
Coral Way (S.W. 24th Street) at 112th Avenue Miami
Wednesday & Thursday, April 1 & 2 from 6 to 9 p.m.

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens will host the final Moonlight Garden Tours of the season. Wednesday's tour will feature artist John Bailly presenting a series of "Culture Clicks," pop-up events created by local artists. On Thursday view the artwork inspired by Vizcaya's gardens created by Ransom Everglades School students. Both nights enjoy the bayfront gardens under the glow of a Miami moon and live music in the Courtyard. Wine and light refreshments are available for purchase in the Vizcaya Café and Shop. Admission is $15 for members and $20 for non-members Tickets can be purchased online in advance or at the Museum from 6 to 8 p.m.

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
3251 South Miami Avenue, Miami
Saturday, April 4 from 6 to 9 p.m.

Experience a chic twist on happy hour and lounge poolside under the moonlight while enjoying great drink specials, sounds from a live DJ, freshly-rolled cigars by Turnberry Isle's resident cigar roller and complimentary lite bites as you gaze at the beautiful full moon and the stars. Have dinner at Bourbon Steak after enjoying the Cascata Onyx Bar, and you will receive 20% off total dining charges (except alcoholic beverages) at the restaurant. For more information, please contact the Concierge team.

Turnberry Isle Miami
Cascata Pool Onyx Bar
19999 West Country Club Drive, Aventura
785-279-6524 Concierge

The deadline for submitting event information for Events of the Week is 5 p.m. Friday.

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