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Posted on 28 May 2015 by LeslieM

Burger Challenge Launch Party

Thursday, May 28, 6 to 10 p.m.

Burger Craze 2096 NE 2 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Celebrate National Burger Day! Watch as local teams compete to “defeat the meat” in an 8 lb. Burger Challenge, which starts at 7:30 p.m. Enter yourself and one partner to participate. Free to attend; $40 to participate in the Challenge. Call 561-750-3500 or visit www.burger-craze.com.

Awesome 80’s Party

Friday, May 29, 7 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.)

Pompano Beach Amphitheater 1806 NE 6 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Evening begins with DJ spinning on stage. At 7:30 p.m., listen to Morris Day and The Time. Morris Day worked with Prince and The Time is known for such hip anthems as “Jungle Love” and “The Bird.” At 9:15 p.m., Cameo, known for songs like “Word Up!” plays its Top 40 funk. Tickets start at $30. Info: www.pompanobeacharts.org.

Making Healthy Choices

Friday, May 29, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

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

Walgreens will give a presentation on making healthy choices. There will be prizes, games, trivia and giveaways. For more information, call 954-480-4447 or email tsutton@deerfield-beach.com.

3rd Annual Youth Extreme Aquathon

Saturday, May 30, 8:30 a.m.

Deerfield Beach Middle School Athletic Complex 501 SE 6 Ave. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The Youth Extreme Aquathon is a 1/2 mile run, 50 yard swim followed by another 1/2 mile run. Throughout the race course, participants will run, jump, swim, crawl and hurdle through multiple obstacles! The first race will begin at 8:30 am for participants, ages 7-9. The second race will follow at 9 a.m., for ages 10-12. The final race will begin at 9:20 a.m. for ages 13-15. Registration is $20 with limited space available. All participants will receive a complimentary T-shirt. Medals given to the Top 3 male and female finishers for each age division. For information, call 954-480-4426.

CultureFest Summer Kickoff

Saturday, May 30, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Pioneer Park 217 NE 5 Ave. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Games, food, prizes, music & more in this community multi-cultural festival. Culturefest supports Deerfield Beach Historical Society and Salvation Army. (If you bring used clothing, a truck will be on-site from Salvation Army to pick up).

Hillary for America Kickoff

Tuesday, June 2, 7 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center 1801 NE 6 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Join the North Broward Democratic Club, Democratic Women’s Club of NE Broward, Go-Go Democrats and supporters for a kickoff of the Hillary For America campaign in east Broward County. Hillary for America Field Organizer Sandy Ducane will explain how to come together and be a part of the grassroots team. Info: 954-783-8232, jgoodwinNBDC@gmail.com.

Job Fair

Wednesday, June 3, 5 to 7 p.m.

Central City Campus, second floor 401 SW 4 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Presented by Butters Construction, the fair is specifically for the construction trades and will consist of 10-15 companies eager to meet participants and learn more about their skill sets and the companies they currently work with. Bring resume. In addition, The Observer which is also seeking several positions see (pg. 18) will be in attendance. For more on job fair, see (pg. 3)

Deerfield Wine & Food Festival

Saturday, May 30, 1 to 9 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park 401 S. Powerline Rd., Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

For the 5th year in a row, this Blue Wave Affair has come to town. This year, they are making it a more family friendly get together, adding a Kidz Zone and a lower price for adults. The foodie family will still enjoy plenty of tastings, as well as wines and craft beers. Gourmands will love the live cooking demonstrations, farmers market, on-site wine store, and business and retail shopping bazaar. Guests can get into the groove to Live Entertainment at the Main Entertainment Stage & Lounge. Proceeds benefit PROPEL. Advance: $15 adults, $7 kids (5 and under FREE); Day-of: $25 adults, $10 kids (5 and under FREE). www.deerfieldbeachwineandfoodfestival.com.

Youth Soccer League

Kids ages 7 to 12 can join in the fun at Quiet Waters Athletic Park June 1 to Aug. 29. Ages 7 to 9 play Monday, Wednesday and Saturday & ages 10 to 12 play Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Evaluations for ages 10 to 12 only are on May 30 at 9 a.m. $60 resident, $70 non-resident. To register, visit www.deerfield-beach.com/registration or call 954-480-4426.

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