To polish your professional presentations, engage in social circles with greater ease, or champion a community cause, effective communication is essential. Toastmasters is an international non-profit organization with nearly 235,000 members. No matter what your experience, you will take something of value away from each meeting. Guests are always welcome to attend for free. Come find out what makes or breaks a great speech. To learn more, visit the Miami Beach Toastmaster's website.
Learn to paint spontaneous watercolors outside in the Garden. This beginner course will focus on achieving graceful representations of the wide array of flora. Artist Will McGaul will demonstrate and guide you through the techniques of planning your compositions, drawing, mixing colors, and capturing the beauty of nature. This class is taught through Art Center South Florida. To register and for more information, visit. the Art Center South Florida webpage here.
The Green Book Club meets the first Wednesday of the month to discuss the previous month’s read. This month’s discussion is about The World as Garden: The Life and Writings of David Fairchild, edited by David Lee. The February meeting will take place offiste at The Kampong: the former home of the book's eponym. Come join the group for a conversation about non-fiction and fiction books concerning food, health, and human ecology. The club always welcomes new members. Come introduce yourself and help decide what March's read will be!
Every year international artists convene on Miami Beach to showcase modern and contemporary artworks from over 250 leading galleries from over 30 countries, viewed by over 73,000 international visitors last year – with artists, collectors, gallerists, curators and art enthusiasts creating the excitement that makes this singular event a remarkable way to encounter art.