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Fusion Fitness & Yoga Japan Fundraiser: Spend an afternoon of spinning, Zumba, a full hour of Power Flow Vinyasa and more to benefit the Red Cross and its efforts to help Japan in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami; 1-4 p.m. Saturday; Fusion Fitness & Yoga, 10000 W. Sample Rd., Coral Springs; $10 donation. 954-345-YOGA (9642) or BABY MAKES THREE Its a Baby & Family Expo: Features products and services first 25 first-time moms to arrive get a Swag Bag; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday; Fort Lauderdale Broward County Convention Center, Hall D, 1950 Eisenhower Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; $8 admission. Get Pampered for Parkinsons Disease: Kicking off deals you can book in April (National Parkinsons Disease Awareness Month) at Aveda Seven Seas Spa and Salon at Newport Beachside Hotel and Resort is a free cocktail reception 7-10 p.m. Wednesday. Reservations required at The venue is at 16701 Collins Ave,. in Sunny Isles ( A portion of the proceeds from each sale will go to the foundation and net the buyer a free gift or additional service. Buy a $50 gift certificate and get an Aveda hand cream valued at $8. Purchase a $100 gift certificate and get a free manicure valued at $20. Buy a $150 gift certificate and get a 30-minute massage or facial or a Vichy shower treatment valued at $47. for mor information, call 305-749-2100 or go to Music Yoga Flow Bash: Jodi Carey teaches a Music Yoga Flow class to the sounds of a live DJ. The event includes a trunk show hosted by lululemon athletica and includes samples of VitaCoco, PopChips and BluePrint Cleanse plus a 20 percent discount on all spa therapies booked during the event and a 10 percent discount on all fashion and beauty purchases made in the spas boutique 7-8:15 p.m. Thursday; exhale Spa at EPIC Miami Residences and Hotel, 270 Biscayne Blvd. Way, Miami; free. 305-423-3900 or Rockin Cardio: Discover how fun fitness classes can be incorporated into everyday exercise routines; 8:30-9:30 a.m. Thursday; The Florida Blue Center-The Falls, 8895 SW 136th St. (just off U.S. 1), Southwest Miami-Dade; free, registration required., TREASURES, DEAL n STEALS Bloomingdales: Stores at Aventura Mall (AV): 19555 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura. 305-792-1000; Town Center (TC), 5840 Glades Rd., Boca Raton. 561-394-2000. Events include: *Gerard Darel: Informal modeling plus one-on-one styling advice from the lines experts; 2 p.m. Wednesday; The New View on level two, AV. 305-792-1163. *ME Trunk Show: Fashion accessories; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, AV. *Get Your Merengue On With Rubby Perez: Join Bloomingdales and Hugo Boss for a special party with Perez and his 16-piece merengue band; 6 p.m. Thursday; The Mens Store on level one, AV. *Donna Karan Jersey System Trunk Show: Get personal fashion and styling tips from an expert in this line; 2-5 p.m. Thursday; AV. *National Creed Educator and Curator Roberto Ferreira: Learn about the history of CREED fragrances; 2-6 p.m. Friday; AV. Call 305-792-1030 for more information. *Dior Friends and Family Makeover Event: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Call 305-792-1083 to book an appointment. *Charles Albert Trunk Show: Handcrafted, one-of-a-kind pieces of jewelry set in precious metal. Includes bold, edgy necklaces, cuffs, rings and bracelets; noon-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday; AV. *Young World Spring Fashion Show: Join a special childrens show with styles from Aqua, Ralph Lauren and other designers plus a bok reading by Jaclyn Stapp, author of Wacky Jacky; 11 a.m. Saturday; TC. 561-394-2008. *Rebecca Minkoff Personal Appearance: Spring 2011 handbag collection; 2-5 p.m. Saturday; AV. Reservations required at 305-792-1073. *Michele Trunk Show: 2-5 p.m. Saturday; AV. *GBS, The Beauty Store: Free beauty samples with any purchase. Available at Fort Lauderdale, 31 N. Federal Hwy. Fort Lauderdale; Aventura, 18545 W. Dixie Hwy., Aventura, Coral Gables, 308 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables and Pinecrest, 11297 S. Dixie Hwy., Pinecrest. Hugo Boss Black Fashion Presentation & Ippolita Trunk Show: Features an interactive Boss Black fashion presentation and Ippolita jewelry trunk show. 10 percent of all proceeds benefits Amigos for Kids; 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday; Saks Fifth Avenue – Dadeland Mall, 7687 North Kendall Dr., Kendall. Independent Designers Fashion Fair: Includes haute couture by Marta Dero, swimwear by CameloPardus, jewelry by RaVa Designs, Fabs Jewelry Collection and Kegdacc Design, purses by melissabags, clothing design by Alejandra Leal and vintage clothes, shoes and handbags by CherryRootz; 2-7 p.m. Sunday; The Yorker, 444 NE 30th St., Miami; free. Neiman Marcus Trunk Shows: Stores are at Bal Harbour (BH), 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour; 305-865-6161 or 888-884-6136; Boca Raton (BC), 5860 Glades Rd., Boca Raton. 561-417-5151 or 800-680-9039. Events include: *J. Mendel Pre-Fall 2011 Trunk Show: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday; Couture Salon on level two, BH. *Vera Wang Special Spring 2011 Presentation: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday; Dress Collections on level two, BH. *Rena Lange Spring 2011 Trunk Show: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and Saturday; Couture Salon on level two, BH. *Valentin Magro Trunk Show: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday; Precious Jewels Salon on level one, BC.MARK YOUR CALENDAR Wilhelmina 40+ Model Search: The modeling firm and partners, Miraclesuit and Macys, will hold an open call on April 9 at Macys at Aventura Mall, 19501 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura, for one woman, 40 or older, to join Wilhelminas Sophisticated Division. Applicants can enter online up to May 24 at, by attending the in-person casting call or by mailing in their favorite photo and a brief personal summary. Entry fee is $20 and each applicant will receive a $20 coupon to apply toward a Miraclesuit purchase at Macys. Ten finalists will win a trip to New York to compete in the finals June 30. Grand prize winner gets a five-year modeling contract, photo shoot, swim wardrobe, opportunity to be a Miraclesuit spokesperson for a year, one-year supply of Trimwater and a $1,000 gift card to Macys. NEW & COOL Burberrys is Blushing, Coming Up Roses: . New line sports pleasantly creamy, hydrating lipsticks and Light Glow blush compacts, each with magnetic caps and cases that are great for the on-the-go woman who, in the past, may have had to fish a topless lipstick from her purse coated in lint. The shades are subtle and natural-looking in hues such as Earthy Blush, Misty Blush and Tangerine Blush and others. The lipstick, in shades such as English Rose, Romantic Rose and Delicate Rose, sells for $30 and the mirrored compacts of blush for $42; available at Nordstrom and other fine department stores.. Clarins Concentrates on Miami: The Parisian firm has introduced a triple-whammy high protection day screen called Clarins UV Plus HP, which we have been using as a moisturizer and its a honey. It has an SPF of 40-UVA-UVB, its oil-free, soft as silk and can be applied over regular day care products On top of that, its formulated with an age-fighting antioxidant obtained from cantaloupe extract. Ditch the greasy kids stuff and medicinal-smelling products. This one smells lovely, fresh and lightly perfumed ,like a whisper of Freesias, and it leaves your face feeling dewy for hours. It retails for $38 for a 1.7-ounce plastic squeeze bottle. The firms

new Blush Prodige Illuminating Cheek Colours are another great find. The mirrored compacts contain several complimentary shades of the same hue so you can highlight and contour. Among the shades is one especially for us, Miami Pink (other hues range from Soft Peach to Sunset Coral to Spiced Mocha). The gold compacts sell for $28 and the products are available at Sephora and at fine department stores; LashDip: Salon Vaso at 1500 Alton Rd., second floor, Miami Beach, says it is the first professional South Florida salon to feature this new, semi-permanent professional lash coat. The product is applied by a pro who coats and curls lashes to add volume, length and black, velvety color. The treatment costs $350 and includes a pre-treatment consultation, LashDip application and touch-up services when needed. LashDip for lower lashes only is also available for $100. Call the spa at 305-674-7470 or go to for more information..