Lights, camera, green action.
Miami & the Beaches Environmental Film Festival Debuts
What: The city’s first-ever eco-conscious movie fest focuses on our (often abusive) relationship with Mother Earth.
Why: A free screening on the side of the New World Center building; a student film competition; and flicks such as Mother: Caring for 7 Billion, Revenge of the Electric Car, and The Light Bulb Conspiracy.
Where: Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach (305-674-1040); Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Ave. (305-673-4567). Tickets ($10) online at mbenviromentalfilmfestival.org.
Wynwood Art Fair Launches
What: A long row of booths occupied by artists, galleries, and museums takes over Northwest 6th Avenue during the first-time, three-day festival.
Why: Street art performances, working artists studios, and live music. Proceeds benefit Lotus House, a nonprofit that aids local homeless women and children.
When: Fri.-Sun., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Main entrance through The Margulies Collection at the Warehouse, 591 NW 27th St. (305-438-0556). Admission is $10.
IronFlower Fitness One-Year Anniversary
What: Get pumped for a pink-carpet birthday party at the ladies-only wellness center.
Why: A gifting lounge, performances (burlesque, AcroYoga, Zumba), DJs, and a beauty bar.
When: Thurs., 7-1o p.m.
Where: 7300 Biscayne Blvd. (305-640-5270).
The Heavy Pets Record Release Party
What: The local rock band returns home from its East Coast tour to release a third studio album, Swim Out Past the Sun.
Why: Blending R&B, jazz-funk, and reggae fusion with rock and roll, the group will begin acoustically before building to its full electric potential.
Where: The Stage, 170 NE 38th St. (305-576-9577). Tickets ($10) at the door.
Breakfast at Peacock Garden Cafe
What: The charming Coconut Grove restaurant introduces a seasonally inspired brunch.
Why: Garden eggs Benedict (whole wheat English muffins topped with poached eggs, Black Forest ham, and a special Peacock sauce of yellow tomatoes and peppers) and whole wheat pancakes with raspberry compote.
When: The weather is patio appropriate.
Where: 2889 McFarlane Rd. (305-774-3332).
Photo: Courtesy of Miami and the Beaches Environmental Film Festival