HAPPENINGS

Posted on 31 March 2016 by LeslieM

STEM Education Event

Thursday, March 31, 5 to 7 p.m.

Park Ridge Elementary School

5200 NE 9 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33064

Interactive STEM exploration stations with hands-on challenges, including creating a wind-powered car, building a freestanding tower and writing code for a digital game. For more information, call 240-662-2661 or shawnee_cohn@discovery.com.

9th Annual Surfers for Autism Festival

Concert: Friday April 1, 5 to 9 p.m.

Festival: Saturday, April 2, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Paddleboard: Sunday, April 3, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

On the beach in Deerfield Beach, FL, 33441

Events especially designed for kids with Autism, as well as activities, music, food trucks and fun for the entire family. Musical acts include Buddy Sparrow, The Resolvers, Islanders All and more. To register kids for surfing or paddleboarding, visit www.surfersforautism.org.

Bird Walk

Saturday, April 2, 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Deerfield Island Park

Meet at Pioneer Park dock

217 NE 5 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Meet at Pioneer Park dock by 8 a.m. to catch the boat shuttle. Tour space is limited and preregistration is required. Sturdy shoes and binoculars recommended. Free. Ages 8 and up. For more information, call Quiet Waters Park at 954-357-5100.

CrawDebauchery Food

and Music Festival

Saturday, April 2 to Sunday, April 3

11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily

Pompano Beach Amphitheater Field

1806 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

New Orleans food festival, music, entertainment, crawdad boil and much more. Tickets from $25 to $125 are on sale now and can be purchased at www.CrawDebauchery.com.

Palmview Elementary Spring Yard Sale

Saturday, April 2, 7 a .m. to noon.

Palmview Elementary School

2601 NE 1 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Need to sell something? Looking for that special item? Now’s your chance! Vendor space is $25. Contact Mrs. Reid at 754-322-7600.

Survivor Island

Saturday, April 2, 9 a.m. to noon

Deerfield Island Park

Meet at Pioneer Park Dock

217 NE 5 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Ages 8 and up. Could you survive on a tropical island, start a fire or make drinking water from sea water? Come learn basic survival skills with naturalists! Closed shoes only. Transport boat departs Pioneer Park at 9 a.m. $8 per person. Register at 954-357-5100 or www.webtrac.broward.org.

Model Railroad Swap Meet and Flea Market

Saturday, April 2, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreation Center

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Model Trains, track, books and memorabilia. Donation: $2 Adults, $1 Children. For information, call 561-441-6952.

Car Wash

Saturday, April 2, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Trinity United Methodist Church

3901 NE 22 Ave.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Car wash to benefit youth summer camp trip. Money will help cover costs and scholarships. Visit www.trinitychurchlhp.com for more information.

Cornerstone Park Ribbon Cutting & BBQ

Saturday, April 2, 10 a.m.

Cornerstone Park

1420 SE 3 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The City of Deerfield Beach invites you to join in the opening of a new park. The Broward Sheriff’s Office is sponsoring a BBQ. Refreshments include ice cream for children. Call 954-480-4426 for additional details.

Tour the Historic Butler House

Saturday, Apr. 2, 10 to 2 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Donations welcome. Learn about the heritage of Deerfield Beach’s farming pioneers, including the Butlers.

Portrait of a Bride: The Evolving Silhouette

Saturday, April 2, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Sample-McDougald House

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The Lighthouse Point Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution presents a display of historic, vintage and antique wedding gowns. Buffet luncheon, tour of house and Speaker Leigh Ann Brown. $40 per person to benefit scholarship fund. RSVP to embrauer@bellsouth.net or 754-224-9447.

The Holocaust Survivor Band

Sunday, April 3, 2 p.m.

Temple Beth Israel

201 S. Military Tr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Saul Dreier and Reuben Sosnowicz started this group out of nostalgia for the tunes of their youth, and have toured America with their music, including playing at The Kennedy Center. Tickets $18, available 9 a.m. to noon at Temple Beth Israel, or mail check to address above. For information, call 954-421-7060.

5th Annual Concert for a Cure

Sunday, April 10, 2 to 6 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Steve Minotti & Friends, the Deerfield Kiwanis Club and Everything Deerfield Beach are holding a concert to benefit Relay for Life of Deerfield Beach, Lighthouse Point and Hillsboro Beach. $10 donation. Cash bar. For information, call 954-592-3150 or email teagen@everythingdeerfieldbeach.com.

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