You might not notice the transition this week from Winter to Spring, as long as the pleasant weather continues. We’re set for a perfect weekend with plenty of wonderful opportunities to gather with family and friends.
Have a look at this week’s list of Great Gables Events, and remember, you can always find the Great Gables Events calendar online at this link: http://www.gablesguide.com/events/
Robert and Robin Burr
St. Patrick’s Day at JohnMartin’s
Saturday marks the 28th year of the annual tradition of St. Patrick’s Day in Coral Gables. The popular Celtic Celebration at JohnMartin’s Irish Pub and Restaurant on Miracle Mile runs from noon to 2am. http://www.gablesguide.com/event/johnmartins-28th-annual-celtic-celebration/
Chelsea Clinton at Books & Books
The daughter of Bill and Hillary Clinton is back at Books and Books on Monday with her new children’s book, She Persisted: Around The World, offering inspiring stories of women who made a difference in their time. The purchase of the book allows two adults and two children to stand in line for autographs. Meet Chelsea at Books & Books, 265 Aragon on Monday at 6:30pm. Call 305-442-4408. http://www.booksandbooks.com
Miami Film Festival at Gables Cinema
Friday begins 10 days of must-see films, parties, and special guests from around the globe at the 35th Miami Film Festival. Opening and Awards Night hold a special place in the Festival, as must-be-there events showcasing two honored films followed by extravagant parties. Attend the kickoff, and award winners, at the start and end of a fabulous 10 days. Coral Gables Art Cinema is located at 260 Aragon. Call 786-385-9689. http://www.gablescinema.com/events/mff-2018/
Happy End at Cosford Cinema
Cinema buffs will delight in this French drama about a well-off French family living in a bourgeois bubble in northern France, oblivious to the human misery of the refugee crisis unfolding in migrant camps around the port town of Calais, a few miles from their home. http://www.gablesguide.com/event/happy-end-at-cosford-cinema/2018-03-16/
Discovering the Native Orchids of South Florida
Gardening enthusiasts will enjoy a lecture and tour of Fairchild Gardens with Dr. Jason Downing to discover native orchids of Florida on Saturday from 9:30 to 11:30am at Fairchild Gardens. http://www.gablesguide.com/event/discovering-the-native-orchids-of-south-florida/
World Happiness Summit: The Science of Happiness
The concept of Sustainable Happiness is explored in this multi-sensory and inclusive event by a large group of experts in the field at this three day weekend gathering, featuring lectures and workshops at the Donna E. Shalala Student Center at University of Miami. All ages are welcome. The cost is $599, or $529 for professionals. https://happinesssummit.world/world-happiness-summit/
Don’t Miss the Farmers’ Market
The last Saturday in March is the close of the Farmers’ Market season in Coral Gables, so make the time to visit City Hall on Saturday from 8am to 2pm to enjoy the delightful bounty of fresh produce, the interactive programs, the fine weather and good company. http://coralgables.com/index.aspx?page=1183
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