Join the Marli Foundation at Smith & Wollensky
The Marli Foundation, a South Florida-based organization focused on national ovarian cancer awareness, will host Marli’s Birthday Gala- a fundraising event at Smith & Wollensky (1 Washington Avenue) on August 20 starting at 6 pm. The elegant evening will feature cocktails, delectable food, and live and silent auctions including luxury items such as sport memorabilia, jewelry, and vacations.
Portrait and still-life painter Christopher Still will be the honorary guest speaker. Still is best known for his large-scale works such as the collection of murals commissioned by the Florida House of Representatives for the House Chambers, in the State’s Capitol.
The event is open to the public and includes cocktails and dinner at a cost of $300 per couple; $1000/Table of six (includes ¼ page ad in event program) or $1200/Table of six (includes full page ad in event program). Semi-formal attire is requested. For more information contact: Claudia Rey at 305.905.1997 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kimberly Shenker-Bacardi hosts a Celebration for Food for the Poor
On August 20, a birthday celebration will be held in honor of Miami philanthropist Kimberly Shenker-Bacardi at Bang & Olufsen’s Lincoln Road Showroom. The festivities will recognize the dedication and commitment of Kim’s Good Karma Group helping those in need, celebrating life, positive energy, good karma, and the betterment of our community. Guests will enjoy lively music, dancing, hors d’ oeuvres, cocktails, auction items, live entertainment, and the company of dedicated community members and leaders. Tickets are $50, with 100% of funds going to Food for the Poor, an organization that Kim has worked with many times and one of the world’s highest rated charities. To RSVP and purchase tickets, visit www.foodforthepoor.org/kimsbirthday.
Back to School Special at OYE Cuban Grill
OYE Cuban Grill, Miami’s first and only fast-casual Cuban eatery is kicking off the school year by offering 25% off any menu item to students with a valid school ID. Starting August 22nd Monday through Friday from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., OYE is satisfying kids after school hunger with mouth-watering Cuban dishes that are made-to-order and prepared fresh daily. OYE has an extensive selection of afternoon snacks to munch on including Croqueta Preparada, The OYE Wrap with juicy churrasco and sweet plantains or a baked empanada with picadillo or chicken. Offering express check-out for kids on the go or tableside service with free Wi-Fi, students can sit back, eat a snack and get their homework done.
Solé On The Ocean Introduces “Industry Night”
Solé On The Ocean is proud to announce the launch of its “Industry Night” party series, held every Tuesday from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. at its chic second floor lounge Alba. Beginning August 23, employees of all hospitality and services arenas including hotels, restaurants, bars, nightclubs and beyond will enjoy fifty percent off all food, beer, wine and well liquors, in addition to a reduced priced menu of signature cocktails. Industry personnel are asked to present a business card or valid work identification to redeem the discount. Complimentary valet parking is available with social media check-in (Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare). To RSVP, call 305.935.4777, or email email@example.com.
City Hall Dining In the Dark
City Hall the new bustling eatery on Biscayne Boulevard has joined Lights Out Miami to host a night of dining in the dark benefitting Ability Explosion, an organization dedicated to raising awareness and bettering the lives of individuals with disabilities. The actual date for the charity event is October 20 with over 100 local participants; luckily curious diners will have a chance to preview the City Hall experience on Wednesday, August 24. Guests will enjoy cocktails and hors d’ oeuvres upon arrival and once seated at their dinner table, they will be blindfolded while served a three course, wine-paired mystery dinner. Those who have the savviest taste buds will be awarded a special prize. To make things even more exciting for guests, City Hall’s wait staff will be outfitted with night-vision goggles to help guide diners through the event. The dinner begins at 7:00 p.m. and is specially priced at $85 per person, inclusive of tax and gratuity. Reservations are required, to purchase tickets, call Irene at 305.389.0009 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ICE-WATCH® Hosts Exclusive Trunk Show at Bloomingdale’s
Ice-Watch® is hosting a three-day trunk show featuring the international brand’s newest collections of fun and fashionable timepieces for the season at Bloomingdale’s Aventura Mall on August 25, 26, and 27 beginning at 10:00 a.m. Renowned Illustrator and graffiti artist Jessy Nite will be on hand to tag, sign and customize each Ice-Watch purchase from 3 p.m. to 6p.m. on Thursday, August 25 and Saturday, August 27. Ice-Watch fans include celebrities such as Paris Hilton, Ashley Greene, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Audrina Patridge, Felicity Huffman, Taye Diggs, Terrel Owens, Jennie Garth, Cindy Crawford and Cheryl Hines. For more information, visit www.ice-watch.us or call 305.792.1134.