CHICAGO: ComplexCon Chicago will take place July 20-21 at McCormick Place. Puma will sponsor the event, which is directed by Pharrell Williams and designed by Takashi Murakami. 

HOUSTON: Student Event Planners Association (SEPA) has closed after 10 years. A few chapters will remain open, operating independently. 

LOS ANGELES: Rosé Day L.A., presented by Corkcicle, will take place June 8 at Saddlerock Ranch in Malibu. The daylong event comes from Ben Biscotti, Tony Schubert, Marc Forgione, Bobby Rossi, Sylvain Bitton, JT Torregiani, and David Jarrett; it will include a variety of rosé offerings and food pairings, Instagram-worthy moments, leisure games, DJ sets from Brody Jenner and Pamela Tick, and more. 

For information on upcoming events in Los Angeles, visit Masterplanner: http://www.masterplanneronline.com/losangeles  

MIAMI/SOUTH FLORIDA: The inaugural Key West Mermaid Festival will take place July 5-7 at various venues. The family-friendly festival will promote ocean awareness and safe swimming in mermaid tails.

NEW YORK: Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation will host the S.W.C.R.F. Breakthroughs Presentation today at Leon and Norma Hess Center for Science and Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital. 

Right to Dream’s annual Cocktail Benefit, honoring Robert J. Alexander, will take place June 5 at the G.M. Building. JKS Events is producing the event. 

The fourth annual Food Loves Tech will take place November 2-3 at Metropolitan Pavilion. Taking place in Manhattan after two years in Brooklyn, the food innovation expo is hosted by Edible Manhattan and Edible Brooklyn. For the first time, the event will be produced by HighQuest Group, a food and agribusiness consulting, event, and media firm.

For information on upcoming events in New York, visit Masterplanner: http://www.masterplanneronline.com/newyork

WASHINGTON: The fourth annual War of the Rosés will take place June 12 at Roofers Union and Jug & Table. The event will feature rosé wines from Austria, Spain, France, and Italy. 

SHELBURNE, VERMONT: The Vermont Cheese Council’s 11th annual Vermont Cheesemakers Festival will take place August 11 at Shelburne Farms. 

TORONTO: The Drake Motor Inn has opened in Prince Edward County. The retro-theme motel has 12 rooms and is located near Lake Ontario and the Millennium Trail. 

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