Hotel Victor's Sweet Summer Movie Nights are sure to take away your Monday blues. View candy-related movies such as Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Chocolat, and Sweet Home Alabama on Hotel Victor's outdoor screen on the second floor terrace. Popcorn is included. Sugar Factory candy bags are extra. Seating opens at 7:30 p.m.; movies begin at 8 p.m. June 13, July 11, and August 8. 1144 Ocean Dr.; sugarfactory.com
Experience the beautiful symmetry at work inside the brasserie style Seagrape during the Summer Tasting Series. With inspiration from southern Florida and the Caribbean, their delicious dishes of farm-fresh veggies and local ingredients are sure to impress. The series features a 3-course lunch ($20) and a 3-course dinner ($35) for an unbeatable price through August 31. The Confidante Hotel, 4041 Collins Ave.; seagrapgemiamibeach.com
Don’t miss the unveiling of the third project in the Curious Vault Collaborations, Neutral Network, which combines the work of local artists and scientists to create a unique exhibit that explores the pathways of the human brain through Cognitive Neuroimaging and includes pieces from the Dr. J. Manson Valentine archive. The event will give guests an inside look on the creation of the project as well as discussions with experts on the merging of art and science. Opening reception 6–7 p.m.; panel discussion 7–8 p.m. Neutral Networks will be on display through August 12. RSVP here. Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum, FIU, 10975 SW 17th St.
If you're passionate about food, award-winning chefs Benjamin Murray of Azul and Diego Oka of La Mar are bringing you the ultimate learning and entertaining experience. Student chefs will have the opportunity to learn new skills and techniques as they create new dishes. Runs through December 9. Mandarin Oriental, 500 Brickell Key Drive, 305-913-8358
The Dutch at W South Beach will host its fifth annual July Summer BBQ Series. Hang out in the Grove, the casual backyard patio, while feasting on mouthwatering BBQ, sweet treats, and refreshing bourbon libations. Each week will feature a guest chef (Michael Pirolo of Macchialina; Xavier Torres of Drunken Dragon and Chef Phuket Thong of Cake Thai Restaurant; John Iatrellis of Lure; and John Gallo and Rene Reyes of Pinch Kitchen and Steve Santana of Taquiza), along with a specially-themed BBQ dinner served family-style. Every Wednesday evening from 7 p.m. to close. $40 per person. W South Beach, 2201 Collins Ave.; thedutchmiami.com
The renowned Montreal-based circus troupe returns to Miami in celebration of the Arsht Center’s 10th anniversary. Their breathtaking blend of circus arts, theater, acrobatics, and dance takes the audience to a world where fantasy defies reality as the artists perform to an original music score in a high-stylized metropolitan setting. Wednesdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m., July 8-31; Sundays at 7 p.m. with matinee shows on Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. Ziff Ballet Opera House, Adrienne Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Blvd.; arcshtcenter.com
Caviar Russe Miami is raising the bar and bubbles with its new “Dom Fridays” champagne special. The restaurant will now offer Dom Perignon Champagne for $25 a glass or $100 per bottle from 4-7 p.m. Every Friday until further notice. caviarrusse.com
Katsuya South Beach invites guests to "Kanpai!" (cheers) every night, with a brand new happy hour. Foodies and scenesters can rejoice from 7-9 p.m. at the restaurant’s upstairs Dragon Lounge with $8 cocktails and $6-$10 authentic Japanese small plates. sbe.com
Mediterranean hotspot Cleo South Beach at the Redbury Hotel is rolling out a brand-new Social Hour for a perfect late-afternoon delight after a long workday. Every Monday-Friday from 5-8 p.m., guests can indulge in a selection of $7 cocktails and $5-$7 small plates. sbe.com
Get down and boogie at Ball & Chain during the ‘Disco Fever’ show. This special edition of the Viernes Culturales will include live jazz on the pineapple stage and happy hour drink specials. Happy hour 4-7 p.m., live show begins at 8 p.m. 1513 SW 8th St., Little Havana; ballandchainmiami.com
Miami Beach’s Mediterranean hotspot Byblos Miami is debuting a brand-new first-ever happy hour experience, bringing the acclaimed restaurant’s favorite food and drinks options at a discounted price. Guests can indulge in a medley of $8 cocktails and $6-$12 small bites daily from 6-7 p.m. byblosmiami.com
Miami City Ballet is celebrating National Dance Day with a dance party in Collins Park, a meet and greet with the Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders, sample dance classes for both kids and adults, and an open house inside MCB’s Studios. Free and open to the public, the event will raise support for MCB and the Dizzy Feet Foundation's shared mission to encourage Americans to embrace dance as a fun and positive way to maintain good health and fight obesity. 10 a.m-4 p.m. MCB Studios, 2200 Liberty Ave.; miamicityballet.org
EAST, Miami will LIVE stream LOLLAPALOOZA and recreate the festival atmosphere via music selections and a silent disco sponsored by Silent Revolution. There will be food and beverages and thanks to iShine365 and GLAMSQUAD, they will host a pop-up flash tattoo station and braid bar onsite. Flower Crowns will be provided by Flower Children Only, Vanity Projects will paint guests’ nails with festival themed designs, and The Frank Booth Co. will provide a photo booth. Get tickets here. 5:30 p.m.-1 a.m.
Gain a deeper understanding of your own body, both physically and spiritually, through restorative yoga at The Standard Spa. Through this intimate practice, deeper levels of body awareness can be found as well as a more profound sense of self-love and acceptance. 6:30– 8 p.m. Tickets are $45 including indoor baths and $150 including spa day pass. 40 Island Ave.
Celebrate National Oyster Day with none other than Miami’s Midtown Oyster Bar. Feast on unlimited oysters from a self-service bar for $25 and $2 pints of La Rubia from Wynwood Brewing Company during the event, or make it a day-long affair with $1 oysters all day. 5–7 p.m. Purchase tickets here. Midtown Oyster Bar, 3301 NE 1st Ave.; midtownoysterbar.com
Join Los Fuegos’ “Ambassador of Fire” Chef Francis Mallmann for an exclusive grilling lesson and special lunch paired with Argentinian wines. Tickets are priced at $285 per person, and includes the entire culinary experience and an autographed copy of the chef’s best-selling cookbook, Mallmann On Fire. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. losfuegosfaenamiami.tocktix.com
Party all weekend with Ball & Chain as they celebrate 81 years with a three-day music festival of live performances from more than 100 musicians and DJs. This special event will be complete with an exclusive craft cocktail menu as well as free giveaways and raffles. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 12 p.m.–3 a.m. September 2-4. 1513 SW 8th St.; ballandchainmiami.com
Join Arts for Learning‘s 15th anniversary gala celebration, “The Chance to Create” to help bring arts education to children across our community. For tickets or information regarding sponsorship opportunities, please contact Sheila Womble at Sheila@A4LMiami.org.
The fourth annual festival will take place at Mana Wynwood. Grammy winning band LCD Soundsystem will headline the festival after a five year hiatus from performing. Other headliners include Thievery Corporation, M83, Dixon, Flying Lotus (DJ set), and Method Man and Redman. Three-day tickets can be purchased for $99. 318 NW 23rd St., iiipoints.com