Happenings

Posted on 23 November 2011 by LeslieM

Food Drive

Ongoing for holidays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

NE Focal Point Senior Center, 227 NW 2 St., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Needed: non-perishable food items such as peanut butter, canned vegetables, cereal (hot or cold), rice, pasta, canned soups & stews, canned fruits, dried or canned milk, canned tuna, and canned chicken or turkey. 954-480-4449.

 

Holiday Fantasy of Lights

Now through Sunday, Jan. 2, 6 to 10 p.m. nightly

Tradewinds Park, 3600 W. Sample Rd., Coconut Creek, FL 33073

Drive through 3 miles of giant animated displays illuminated with lights sponsored by various companies. This year, enjoy the 3-D experience for only $3 more. Open Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and Christmas Eve. $13 per car. Monday through Wednesdays are $10 per car.

 

Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration

Friday, Nov. 25, 5 to 8 p.m.

Mizner Park Amphitheater, On Federal Hwy. between Glades and Palmetto, Boca Raton, FL 33432

Holiday entertainment, children’s activities, walkabout entertainers, tons of “real” snow, Mr. and Mrs. Santa, free kiddie rides, holiday displays, vendors, food and beverages sold. 400,000 LED lights will be displayed nightly though holidays along Plaza Real including a 40-foot Christmas tree featuring ‘dancing’ lights choreographed to holiday music favorites at the south end of Mizner Park.  www.miznerpark.com or call 561-362-0606.

 

Holiday Kick-Off

Friday, Nov. 25 & 26, noon to 4 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre, 1955-201 N. Federal Hwy., Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Bounce house, magic show, music, games, cotton candy, popcorn and more. Santa meet and greet.  954-943-4685.

Light Up MLK for the Holidays

Saturday, Nov. 26, 5 to 8 p.m.

Annie Adderly Gillis Park, 601 Martin Luther King, Jr. B1vd/Hammondville Rd, Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Hosted by Pompano Beach CRA with NW Advisory Committee. Free family event with live musical and dance performances, interactive festivities, cookie and ornament decoration, holiday treats. Tree lighting ceremony at 7:30 p.m. Visit www.pompanobeachcra.com or call 954-786-7824 for info.

 

Chosen People Ministries speaks

Saturday Nov. 26, 5:30 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 27, 10 a.m.

Zion Lutheran Evangelical Church, 959 SE 6 Ave. , Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Rabbi Dr. Ben Alpert, a representative of Chosen People Ministries, will be speaking on “The Messiah in the Old Testament.” Chosen People Ministries hopes to make the message of the Messiah more accessible to Jewish people and also help Christian believers achieve a greater appreciation of the Jewish basis of their own faith traditions. Open to Christian and Jewish community to attend. 954-421-3146.

 

Intracoastal History Tour

Sunday, Nov. 27, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Deerfield Island Park, 1720 Deerfield Island Park, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Discover the history of Deerfield Island Park. Ages 6 and up. $5 per person. Pre-registration required, call 954-357-5100. Must be at Sullivan Park by 9:30 a.m. to catch shuttle. (Sullivan Park is on Riverview Road off Hillsboro Boulevard on the west side of the Intracoastal Waterway).

 

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration

Wednesday, Nov. 30, 6 p.m.

Zion Lutheran Evangelical Church, 959 SE 6 Ave., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Everyone welcome. Tree will be in courtyard in front of the high school. Enjoy holiday music, chorus, bell choir and Christmas carols. Refreshments will be served. A special guest with a “Red Suit” and white beard will be making a special appearance for Pre-School through Elementary children.

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