Calendar — 06 March 2020
The calendar for March 2019, and beyond

NOTE: Events are subject to change after press time. Please check websites or call ahead to confirm.

March

POSTPONED to July 24 25th Annual Bank of America Wine, Spirits & Culinary Celebration, a night of live entertainment, food and fantastic silent auction packages to raise funds to benefit the Museum of Discovery and Science. The evening includes an assortment of craft beers to taste and a complimentary wine glass for each guest. 5:30 p.m., VIP, 6:30-10 p.m., Grand Tasting, at 401 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale. $150, general; $300, VIP. http://modtickets.com/Mod/Tickets/Tickets.aspx?id=2683

CANCELED 13-15  The Miami International Map Fair, the longest continuously running map fair in the world, featuring over 35 map dealers from across the globe as well as speakers. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday; noon to 5 p.m., Sunday at the HistoryMiami Museum, 101 W. Flagler St., Miami. Tickets start at $5. historymiami.org/mapfair.

CLOSED 14  The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, scheduled to host its annual Gala on March 14, announced Friday (3/13) the  center would be closed through March 30. 561-651-4320, Kravis.org/gala.

RESCHEDULED from March 15 Join a million Heart Walk Heroes from across the nation May 10th to raise funds for lifesaving science that can teach us how to live longer and be healthier at the Broward Heart Walk. 8 a.m., walk begins at 9 a.m. at Nova Southeastern University, Davie. 954-364-5006, Browardheartwalk.org.

POSTPONED 18-22 The 2nd Annual Greater Fort Lauderdale Food & Wine Festival, presented by Visit Lauderdale, featuring culinary creations and libations from more than 100 local restaurants, spirit brands, wineries and breweries and benefiting Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital. Times, venues and prices vary. Gflfoodwine.com.

RESCHEDULED The Sun Sentinel has postponed the Saturday, March 21st PRIME Expo event to Sept. 13th at the Signature Grand in Davie. Learn more about how to make the most of life at 50, 60,70 and beyond. This FREE one-day Expo will feature interactive exhibitors, live entertainment and expert speakers presenting the latest on health and wellness, financial planning, travel, relationships and much more. Take advantage of:
* Informative and free seminars from expert speakers on a variety of topics
* Interactive exhibitors and opportunities to sample new products
* Free health screenings
* All-day entertainment and more!
https://www.facebook.com/events/640253053462625/

POSTPONED 21 Feeding South Florida’s 10th Annual Outrun Hunger 5-K, presented by JM Family Enterprises, has been rescheduled to Sept. 26. The event, which raises funds to help end hunger in South Florida, takes place along the scenic Hollywood Beach Broadwalk. 954-518-1818, feedingsouthflorida.org.

POSTPONED 22  Ultimate Chefs’ Dinner, an evening of fun, fine wine and dining with fabulous dishes prepared by three featured chefs and benefiting United Community Options of South Florida. 6-9 p.m. at Pavilion Grille, 301 Yamato Road, Boca Raton. $150. 786-785-4706, uco-ucpsfl.org.

CANCELED 23-April 5 The Miami Open was a smash hit last year at its new home at Hard Rock Stadium, with big names, record crowds, better parking and an “elevated guest experience” (Moët et Chandon, anyone?). This year’s Open, presented by Itaú, returns serve at HRS with confirmed appearances by Roger Federer and Serena Williams, among others. Ticket prices begin at $26 and include ticket packages, group programs and other options. For further information, visit miamiopen.com or call 305-943-6736.

POSTPONED (New date TBD) 27  Pineapple Jam 2020: A Party in Paradise for Preservation, the largest annual fundraising event of the Historic Stranahan House Museum. The event features live music and entertainment, Floribbean cuisine, a premium open bar and silent auction. 6 p.m. at 335 SE Sixth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. $150. 954-524-4736, stranahanhouse.org.

 April

POSTPONED 1 St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital’s 11th Annual Palm Beach Dinner, including cocktails, dinner and dancing. 6 p.m. at Club Colette, 215 Peruvian Way, Palm Beach. $650. 305-537-1429, stjude.org.

POSTPONED 3-4 Literary Feast, new date TBD.

POSTPONED 4 HANDY (Helping Abused Neglected Disadvantaged Youth) hosts its 5th Annual Prom Night, featuring dancing, entertainment, music, hors d’oeuvres, food and specialty cocktails at the adult-only soirée. 7 p.m. at 2345 Wilton Drive, Fort Lauderdale. $150, individual; $275 couple. 954-798-2355, handyinc.org.

May

10 Join a million Heart Walk Heroes from across the nation May 10th (rescheduled from March 15) to raise funds for lifesaving science that can teach us how to live longer and be healthier at the Broward Heart Walk8 a.m., walk begins at 9 a.m. at Nova Southeastern University, Davie. 954-364-5006, Browardheartwalk.org.

 – Robyn A. Friedman

 

Photo: The Kravis Center announced Friday (3/13) that it would be closed through March 30. The center was to be the site of the annual Kravis Center Gala, featuring a performance by Josh Groban.

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