The Palms Hotel & Spa is hosting a beach clean up for a stretch of sand between 29th and 32nd streets on Miami Beach to raise awareness about the importance of creating permanent solutions to shoreline and marine debris. 3025 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-908-5458.
Bestselling author Dave Barry discusses his latest novel “Insane City,” his 38th book, at Temple Judea. Purchase “Insane City” ($26.95 plus tax) at Books & Books locations and receive one voucher to attend the event. 5500 Granada Boulevard, Coral Gables; www.booksandbooks.com.
Pianist Sijing Ye performs great works by Chopin and Liszt as part of the “Prodigies & Masters of Tomorrow Program” of the Miami International Piano Festival. Aventura Arts & Cultural Center, 3385 NE 188th St., Aventura; www.aventuracenter.org; $30.