Celebrating the late legendary chef Julia Child, the Miami Culinary Institute at MDC presents "Celebrating Julia at 100," a series of presentations and gastronomic festivities. The daylong celebration includes a cooking class with chef Michelle Bernstein. In addition, Nancy Verde Barr presents and signs copies of her new book. Following the presentations, MDC's Freedom Tower hosts a cocktail party birthday bash in tribute to Child. 10:30 a.m. 5 p.m. cocktail event. MDC Wolfson Campus, 300 NE Second Ave., Miami. $30-$150. Details: www.lesdamesmiami.org.