Legal and business professionals, join together to celebrate the fourth anniversary of NEXT - the young professionals organization for legal aid. $10 non-members. Chima, 2400 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. 954-736-2426 or http://www.legalaid.org.
Nov. 7 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Opening Night Reception for "Mourning Becomes Electra"
The Opera Society
The Florida Grand Opera season opens for the first time in Broward County, and features a VIP pre-performance reception with champagne and hors d' oeuvres, with composer David Levy. $125 will include a post-performance celebration (excluding cost of opera ticket). Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW 5th Ave., Fort Lauderdale. 954-937-9080.
Nov. 7 from 6 to 8 p.m.
The eighth annual "artBRAVO!" exhibit and juried art competition showcases work by ArtServe members and local artists. Displays will feature paintings, photography, sculpture, pottery and more. The winners will be announced and prizes will be given at the opening reception on Nov. 7. Free. 1350 E. Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. 954-462-8190 or http://www.ArtServe.org.
Nov. 8 at 7 p.m.
The official start of the Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade season kicks off with the White Party. Harbor Beach Marriott, Fort Lauderdale. 954-767-0686 or http://www.winterfestparade.com.
Nov. 8-9 at 7 a.m.
Jim Moran Classic
Youth Automotive Training Center (YATC)
The Jim Moran Classic is a weekend of golf and tennis to benefit the Youth Automotive Training Center (YATC). Founded in 1984 by Jim Moran, YATC's mission is to provide technical and academic training for at-risk youth, giving them a second chance to turn their lives around. Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, One Grand Cypress Blvd., Orlando. 954-428-0909 or http://www.jimmoranclassic.com.
Nov. 9 at 8 a.m.
Walking for Mental Health
NAMI Broward County