| March, 2017

Caboose is in new home

Posted on 25 March 2017 by JLusk

The Little Red Caboose, which is now “safety orange” has been moved to its new home at the Old Schoolhouse in Deerfield Beach… Stay tuned here for pictures and more info!

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Davis takes over at Blanche Ely

Posted on 23 March 2017 by LeslieM

By Gary Curreri

Always looking for a challenge, Coral Springs’ Calvin Davis believes he has found one as he was recently named the new football coach at Blanche Ely.

This is a great opportunity to lead a very good storied program,” said the 38-year-old Davis. “They have a rich tradition, so they always have great athletes.”

Davis, who most recently worked as offensive coordinator at Deerfield Beach, led nearby Monarch High to a 26-8 record with two playoff appearances and a district title during his three years with the Knights.

We are going to try to implement some of the same things we did at Monarch,” Davis said. “We will run a fast tempo offense. We will have a flying around, aggressive defense. We just want to score a lot of points and we want to do it fast.”

We will probably run a no-huddle, spread offense,” Davis continued. “We are going to try and score as fast as we can.”

Davis was at his alma mater Deerfield Beach the past two years as offensive coordinator where he helped lead the Bucks to district titles under coach Jevon Glenn. Deerfield Beach reached its first state semifinal since 2007 last season.

Davis succeeds Carl Wilburn, who was in the job less than a year after the Tigers went 3-6 and missed the playoffs for the third time since 1999. Nakia Jenkins coached Blanche Ely’s football team for two years before stepping down after the 2015 season, when the Tigers went 2-9 but still made the playoffs.

The school and I had a meeting a couple of weeks ago,” Davis said. “It was a mutual interest and I think both parties understood what they were looking for. Ely wanted to get back to prominence, and I was just looking for a better situation.”

They have always had great players, so you know what you are getting into,” Davis added. “It is all about changing the culture there and getting the athletes to stay there and not leave.”

He is looking forward to working with the community and knows the task will be difficult because of the high expectations that come with the territory.

We are going to embrace the community and winning helps a lot,” Davis said. “We are going to invite the community in to see how we are doing things so they are comfortable.”

Davis becomes the Tigers’ ninth coach in 14 seasons since Steve Davis (no relation) left the program in 2003 – one year after guiding Blanche Ely to its first and only state title in 2002. Calvin Davis said he is always open to college coaching opportunities. However, he said the Ely job was one he couldn’t pass up. Davis is a history teacher and is well aware of the history at the school.

I think if I go in and do the things the right way, the kids will come back,” Davis said. “We want them to come back home and play for their community.”

His first head-coaching experience came at the now-defunct Zion Lutheran School in Deerfield Beach where he went 8-2 and 7-3. He also served as offensive coordinator at Coconut Creek, Ft. Lauderdale and Deerfield Beach High School.

Davis said he is a better coach than when he started at Zion Lutheran.

You can’t beat experience, and that taught me a lot,” Davis said. “It taught me a lot about coaching. It taught me about interacting with administration and parents. I think I learned a lot from the first opportunity and used that the second time.”

Davis, who begins practice on April 24, returns eight players on defense and two to three on offense. They will play in a three-team district that also includes St. Thomas Aquinas and Ft. Lauderdale.

We respect every opponent and we fear no one,” Davis said. “We like our chances. I guarantee we make the playoffs this year and, if everyone buys into what we are trying to do, we can go pretty far.”

Pro-Beach Soccer Returns

The 2nd annual Beach Soccer Tournament is returning to Pompano Beach on April 1-2.

The South Florida Youth Soccer Association continues to offer the event to promote the sport of beach soccer to its members and all those wanting to participate. Registration is available at http://proambeachsoccer.bonzidev.com/home.php.

For more information, email info@proambeachsoccer.net or call 415-308-0603.

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FLICKS: Beauty & the Beast opens &The Last Word expands

Posted on 23 March 2017 by LeslieM

By “Cinema” Dave


With the releases of Logan, Kong: Skull Island and Beauty & the Beast, the March 2017 box office has broken records, much like the old summer blockbuster season used to be. Could it be the weather? Uninteresting television? Perhaps all three motion pictures are providing big screen entertainment again.

Of the proceeding mentioned films, Beauty & the Beast is the weakest flick to go see on the big screen. A remake of the 1991 animated version (which was nominated for a Best Picture Oscar, losing to Silence of the Lambs), this Beauty & the Beast has exquisite production values, fine performances and music that will ignite sentimental tear ducts. Yet, during the film’s climax, director Bill Condon sacrifices good storytelling for technical splendor.

For a good story and realistic character development, The Last Word expands to more screens this weekend. Shirley MacLaine is garnering her best notices since her Oscar-winning achievement, Terms of Endearment. As Harriet, MacLaine is a control freak facing the twilight of her life.

Reading the obituaries of her contemporaries, Harriet contacts Anne (Amanda Seyfried) to write her obituary for the local newspaper. Given Harriet’s prickly personality and Anne’s naivete, this business proposition seems doomed to failure. Upon closer examination of what makes a good obituary, Harriet creates four goals to achieve before the shadows claim her. Dragging a reluctant Anne along with her, Harriet embarks on a series of escapades.

Under director Mark Pellington’s confident direction, The Last Word unfolds in realistic fashion. Each one of Harriet’s goals is abstract, but the human interaction is humorous and feels true. There are many scenic gems found in this movie. Among the highlights are Harriet’s attempts to be a benefactor to an alternative radio station and be a mentor to an African-American girl of a single mother.

As both producers and actors, MacLaine and Seyfried form a good team. MacLaine is the dominant personality, but Seyfried gives a transitional performance that is endearing. These two veteran actresses develop a fine chemistry with young AnnJewel Lee Dixson, the African American child forced to take in a mentor. MacLaine, Seyfried and Dixson shine during an emotionally tense lunch scene with Harriet’s daughter (Anne Heche).

This weekend, the much hyped Power Rangers and CHiPS start crowding the cineplexes. Don’t let fine movies like Logan, Kong: Skull Island and The Last Word get pushed aside. These three films provide Saturday matinee popcorn-eating fun.

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Posted on 23 March 2017 by LeslieM

Deerfield Beach

March 7: A man reported being attacked by a man and two women at 249 SW 1 St. He said that the people who attacked him stole $55 and two cell phones.

March 7: A man was arrested and charged with domestic battery on his girlfriend at the intersection of 1 W. Sample Rd. and the I-95 ramp.

March 7: A man reported that a man snatched his necklace off him in the parking lot of La Quinta Inn at 351 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

March 9: A man reported that his car parked at 4990 NW 9 Way was entered and his wallet and watch stolen.

March 12: A man reported his motorcycle stolen from 666 Lock Rd.

Lighthouse Point

March 1: Someone shattered the window of a business at 3890 N. Federal Hwy. Nothing was missing; however, a box cutter was found near the broken glass.

March 1: Someone stole two handicap placards from a vehicle parked at 2431 NE 33 St.

March 9: A female subject entered a store at 2450 N. Federal Hwy. and stole stone crabs valued at $19.34. She placed the items in a stroller and was apprehended outside the store.

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Posted on 23 March 2017 by LeslieM

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Fish Fry

Friday, Mar. 24, 6 to 8 p.m.

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church

3331 NE 10 Terr.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Every Friday through Apr. 14. Enjoy wild harvested cod, linguini with clam sauce, country fries, coleslaw, roll, soft-serve ice cream, coffee/tea. Adults: $9/children: $5. Beer & wine available for minimal charge. For more information, call 954-941-8117.

Teachers Appreciation and Scholarship Dinner

Friday, Mar. 24, 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Woman’s Club of Deerfield Beach

910 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

$30. Cash bar. For information, call 954-798-7526. Email:traceywilliamseas@gmail.com. Sponsored by Kiwanis International.

27th Annual Doll Show & Sale

Saturday, Mar. 27, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Free admission and parking. Sponsored by the Pompano Beach Doll Club of Florida. For membership inquiries, contact 954-783-2158 or 561-395-4489.

Focusing on the Arts

Saturday, Mar. 25, 11 a.m.

Deerfield Beach Percy White Library

837 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Renowned artist and lecturer Arline Peartree will lead a discussion on Baroque Art. Also, Friends of the Percy White Public Library will be selling many expensive and colorful art books for mere dollars. For information, call 954-357-7680.

Chili Cook Off

Saturday, Mar. 25, 3 to 6 p.m.

Frank McDonough Park

3500 NE 27 Ave.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

$10 tastings (includes drink & cornbread.) Adult tennis round robin, junior tennis games, corn hole tournamentsand more. Proceeds benefit local youth sports and education. Hosted by Trinity Church and LHP Tennis Ctr. For more information or to participate, visit www.lhpchili.com or call 954-941-8033.

Deerfield Beach Women’s History Hall of Fame Brunch

Saturday, Mar. 25, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Brunch buffet, entertainment and keynote speaker, Pegine Echevarria. Inductees are Leola Brooks, Mary McKenna, Katherine “Kitty” Cole and Helen Santana. $10, tickets may be purchased at the Johnny Tigner, Sr. Community Center at Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex. For more information, call 954-480-4481 or visit www.dfb.city/WHHOF.

Beach Dance

Tuesday, Mar. 28, 7 to  9 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free event. Johnny Vincent will be playing. Wear dancing shoes and bring beach chair. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Worth the Drive: Alzheimer’s Conference

Monday, Mar. 27, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Hilton Hotel

600 Okeechobee Blvd.

West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Free educational conference for family, professional caregivers and individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related illnesses. Speakers include James Galvin, M.D., M.P.H., professor of Integrated Medical Sciences and associate dean for clinical research at the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, Florida Atlantic University; Joshua Freitas, M.Ed., executive director of program development for CERTUS Senior Living; Bree Gordon, MT-BC; and Sam McDowell, MT-BC, from the Palm Beach Music Therapy Institute (PBMTI), who will lead a drum/music therapy session, designed to cultivate health and wellness. Also included, veteran’s panel discussing care, free confidential memory screenings and a display of AFA Quilt to Remember, which pays tribute to the more than 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease. For more information call, 866-232-8484, ext. 104.

Join Prime Timers

Wednesday, Mar. 29, 11 a.m.

Community Presbyterian Church

Briggs Hall

1920 SE 4 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Guest speaker, Wayne Landry, will take you on virtual trip through Everglades City, Chokoloskee and Ten Thousand Islands. For more information, call 954-427-0222.

Save the Date: Pineapple Jamboree

Friday, Mar. 31, 6 to 10 p.m.

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Features locally crafted Pineapple beer paired with tropical delights from local restaurants, rum tastings, live music and a traditional luau. Tickets: $35 general admission/ $65 for an all-inclusive VIP experience. For more information, call 954-941-2940 ext 205 or email SBenson@pompanobeachchamber.com

The 22nd Annual PBIFF

March 29-April 2, 2017

Ready for premiers, parties and plenty of popcorn? The 22nd Annual Palm Beach International Film Festival begins this Wednesday! As usual, there will be films from around the world with filmmakers coming right here to our backyard with locations in Boca Raton and also Palm Beach. Grab your red carpet attire and get ready to have fun. There will be plenty of after parties to attend. In addition, there will be industry seminars, fashion shows and more. This is a great event for those in the film industry to rub elbows with others in the field and for cinefiles to catch some brand new flicks. For more information, visit www.pbifilmfest.org.

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CLERGY CORNER: A time to dance

Posted on 23 March 2017 by LeslieM

During a recent trip to South Africa I was reminded of the beauty and power of dancing in worship. Along with a team of 30 others, we visited a small school in a rural area of Johannesburg to distribute clothing, toys and school supplies. The kindergarten-aged children delighted us with songs in their native language, to which they danced rhythmically and clapped their hands. Our team ministered in various churches on a Sunday, and we later traded stories of the exuberant dancing displayed during worship times. A visit to Mandela’s House in Soweto was memorable for the articles, photos, and history that it has preserved, but also for the groups of dancers who delighted visitors on the sidewalks in front of the home.

Dancing in worship is not new to many of our modern churches. Dance ministries and other artistic groups are part of numerous expressions of worship and praise in churches of all sizes and traditions. What differentiates what we have from what we observed in South Africa is the passion and intensity that was on display. And the fact that dancing was not relegated to an official group or ministry but everyone participated. I saw young children with happy feet, men who demonstrated remarkable agility as they jumped high and stooped low, and women whose heads, hips, knees and arms communicated joy and gratitude to God. No one was excluded and even members of our team joined in during a service at a Christian college where we facilitated two days of ministry training.

In Ecclesiastes, chapter 3, King Solomon surmised “To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under heaven” (v.1). A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance” (v.4). Dancing is something that we learn early on in childhood. Even before words and sentences have been formally spoken, you can observe babies and toddlers swaying, bouncing, and nodding their heads to music. As we grow older we learn steps and movements that help to express our joy and happiness. Some have relegated dancing to the clubs, ballrooms, parties, and weddings. But many believers have learned to praise God by dancing in worship services at church.

The Bible presents dancing as an acceptable form of worship. It is even encouraged in several Psalms. At the successful crossing of the Red Sea, in Exodus 15, the people showed their gratitude in dance (v.20). “Then Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took the timbrel in her hand; and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances.” In 2 Samuel 6, the ark of God was transported to Jerusalem with a great procession of praise. “Then David danced before the Lord with all his might” (v.14). He would later write a song of praise in Psalm 30 that included this declaration in verse 11, “You have turned for me my mourning into dancing.” Psalm 149:3 proclaims, “Let them praise His name with the dance.” And Psalm 150:4 adds, “Praise Him with the timbrel and dance.”

There are many ways to express the joy we feel and the gratitude we have for life’s blessings. There are different ways to worship and show reverence to God. Some offer respectful contemplation, while others engage joyful celebration. Both are appropriate and necessary forms of worship, and believers should be encouraged to embrace them equally. Thoughtful reflection is not reserved for the philosopher alone, neither is dancing the sole domain of the club DJ. We can all bow our heads in reverent worship at church but then there comes a time, in the service and in life, when we should feel free to just get up and dance.

Bishop Patrick L. Kelly is the pastor of Cathedral Church of God, 365 S. Dixie Hwy., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441. 954-427-0302.

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Denoma Wins PBWGA Club Title

Posted on 16 March 2017 by LeslieM

By Gary Curreri

Pompano Beach’s Mimi Denoma recently won the Pompano Beach Women’s Golf Association’s Club Championship for 2017.

Denoma carded a 3-day total of 243 to edge out three-time club champion, Marianne Webber, who carded a 3-day total of 254. Denoma’s effort was even surprising to her.

It was absolutely remarkable,” said Denoma, who carded three 81s in her tournament debut. “It was definitely a surprise. That’s the best I have played and my scoring was lower than it normally is.

My putting was consistently good and I was also consistent off the tee,” said Denoma, who carries a 12-handicap. “I finished well on the green. I had a lot of good recovery shots. I was very steady.”

Denoma said she was pleased with the tournament officials and the club in making it a memorable event. She received roses, champagne glasses and will receive her trophy on Tuesday at the course.

Everyone was very supportive,” said Denoma, who was paired with Webber on the final round at the Palms Course. The women split the first two days between the Palms and Pines courses. “It was wonderful. We all cheer for each other. It was a phenomenal group and a remarkable experience.”

Tiebreakers decided the winners in the Second and Third Flights as Georgie Wright won the Second Flight over Debi Ladig after posting a three-day total of 269, while Kathy Dunn captured the Third Flight with a 303 over Patti Van Zandt.

Roseanna Nixon fired a 309 to top Patty Davis, who carded a three-day total of 321 in winning the Fourth Flight.

Junior lifeguard registration starts Monday

Registration for Juniors and Grommets will be open starting Monday, March 20 at the Pompano Aquatic Center.

There will be four, two-week Sessions for Juniors (ages 9 to 17): The first session will be June 12 to June 23, while the second session will be from June 26 to July 7. There will be no camp on July 5, however camp will be held on July 4.

Session II is the ‘Competition Camp’ that is open to all Juniors,” said Nemia Schulte, President of the Pompano Beach Junior Lifeguard Association.

It will be more hard core than the other camps as this is designed to train those who plan to compete at the United States Lifeguard Association (USLA) competitions.”

The other two sessions will run from July 10-21 (Session III) and July 24-Aug. 4 (Session IV).

There will be four, one-week Sessions for Grommets (ages 7 to 8): Session I is June 19 to June 23; Session II is June 26 to June 30; Session III is from July 17 to July 21 and Session IV is July 31 to August 4.

The registration and camp session fees will remain the same as last year at $150 for residents, and $200 for non-residents (for Junior Lifeguard) and $75 for residents and $100 for non-residents (for Grommets Program).

Schulte said all 2016 Juniors would not need to re-take the swim tests unless they are going from the Grommet program to the Junior Lifeguard Program. All Grommets will need to take the swim tests and swim tests will also begin on March 20 at the Pompano Aquatic Complex during pool hours.

For more information contact Schulte at nemia2000@aol.com.

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FLICKS: The Last Word opens & King Kong rules

Posted on 16 March 2017 by LeslieM

By “Cinema” Dave


Shirley MacLaine returns to the big screen tomorrow in The Last Word, which co-stars (and co- produced by) Amanda Seyfried. A serious movie with humorous overtones, The Last Word will be a hit in the community.

Kong Skull Island was an international hit with box office gross exceeding over $160 million in three days. Compared to the full-court press that Disney marketing is providing for Beauty and the Beast, the marketing for Kong Skull Island has been modest. Fortunately, the movie exceeds marketing hype.

Perhaps a sequel to the 1933 Son of Kong, this new film opens in 1944 when a Japanese and American aviator crash land on the mysterious island. Their petty fight is abated when Kong makes an appearance and stuns the soldiers.

Almost 30 years later, Professor Randa (John Goodman) from the Monarch Organization requests to visit this mysterious island. The Vietnam War is ending and Randa would like to study Skull Island before the Soviet Union finds out about it. Besides recruiting Lieutenant Packard (Samuel L. Jackson) and his helicopter squad, Randa recruits Marlow (John C. Reilly) as well as Mason Weaver (Brie Larson), a photojournalist.

When the scientific expedition starts dropping bombs on the island, Kong is angered and brings down the helicopters. Divided across the island, the survivors attempt reunification, only to discover that Kong is the least of their problems.

Indiana Jones and Jurassic World fans will get their money’s worth. Kong Skull Island is part of the “MonsterVerse” series that began three years ago with the reboot of Godzilla. Unlike Godzilla, when the monster was hidden until the final 20 minutes of the film, Kong is front and center throughout.

With the exception of subterranean terrors that lurk on Skull Island, there are no outright villains in this film. Samuel L. Jackson is the most aggressive human character, but the script creates empathy for the character’s desire for revenge. Upon further review, the wrath of Kong is not caused by military aggression, but by scientific arrogance. Beyond big-sized epic adventure, Kong Skull Island contains a narrative with much intellectual depth.

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Posted on 16 March 2017 by LeslieM

Deerfield Beach

Feb. 28: Someone entered a work truck parked at 1040 E. Newport Center Dr. and tried to open the steering column. The attempt to steal the truck was unsuccessful.

Feb. 28: A woman woke up and discovered her rental vehicle, purse and keys stolen overnight. She believes she knows the person who stole the items. The incident was reported at 454 Lock Rd.

Feb. 28: A woman was stopped as she tried to exit Publix without paying for $113.49 worth of food. The food was returned. The incident was reported at 3740 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

March 3: A woman reported that patio furniture was removed from the front porch of her home at 1270 NW 49 Ct.

March 5: It was reported that a woman stole six pairs of shoes from Dollar General at 1377 S. Dixie Hwy.

March 5: A woman reported that her Toyota Corolla was stolen from N. Broward Medical Ctr. at 201 Sample Rd.

Lighthouse Point

Feb. 21: A victim was at a store at 3780 N. Federal Hwy. when a male bumped into her. Later, she realized that her wallet was missing. Five credit cards, an ID and $200 in currency were taken. The loss was $274.

Feb. 21: Police responded to a battery call at 4450 NE 26 Ave. where a woman and her caretaker became involved in a physical confrontation.

Feb. 22: A male subject fled the store at 3700 N. Federal Hwy. without paying for items. He was stopped outside with the merchandise but fled in a vehicle. The items were valued at $29.83.

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DBICA meeting

Thursday Mar. 16, 6:30 p.m.

The Community Church

Briggs Hall

1920 SE 5 St.

Deerfield Beach FL 33441

Agenda and guest speakers TBA. For more information, visit www.DBICA.com.

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Fish Fry

Every Friday from Mar. 17 through Apr. 14, 6 to 8 p.m.

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church

3331 NE 10 Terr.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Enjoy wild harvested cod, linguini with clam sauce, country fries, coleslaw, roll, soft-serve ice cream, coffee/tea. Adults: $9/children: $5. Beer & wine available for minimal charge. For more information, call 954-941-8117.

7 Week Safe Boating Course

Tuesday, Mar. 21, 7:30 p.m.

Pompano Beach Sail & Power Squadron

3701 NE 18 Terr.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Learn basics of navigation, docking, emergency situations, water sport safety and local laws. $50 for Broward Co. residents/$85 for all others (includes textbook.) To register visit www.PompanoSafeBoating.com or call 754-444-1470.

Watercolor classes begin

Every Saturday through Apr. 2017, 10 a.m. to noon

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Taught by Henriette “Kitte” Arnold. $20 per class. For information, call 954-920-4574 or visit www.pompanobeachfl.gov.

Super Circuit Fitness program

Saturdays, Mar. 18 to May, 6, 8:15 to 9:15 a.m.

Pioneer Park

222 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

One hour cardio and strength/endurance fitness training program. Cost: $9 per single class or 8 classes for $64. To register at any of the community centers, visit www.dfb.city/registration or call 954-480-4361.

Prayer Breakfast

Saturday, Mar. 18, 9 to 12:30 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Rec. Center

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Hosted by I Am My Brothers Keepers Ministries, Inc. Proceeds help in transforming lives of others to become productive citizens in our communities. Door prizes and more. $10 per person. For more information, call 954-621-6960.

Hadassah March Meeting

Monday, Mar. 20, noon

Century Village

Le Club

3501 West Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Program: Ron Dagan, Israeli folk singer & composer. Refreshments served. Everyone welcome. For more information, call 954-427-9902 after 6 p.m.

DB Historical Society Annual Dinner, Silent Auction & Dance

Thursday, Mar. 23, 6 to 10 p.m.

DoubleTree at Hilton Hotel

100 Fairway Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Cocktail hour with hors d’ oeuvres, cash bar, silent auction, buffet dinner. “People in the Community” awards. It Takes Two performs. $65 per person, R.S.V.P. by March 21 – email judithofdfb@gmail.com or call 954-429-0378.

Save the Date:

Teachers Appreciation & Scholarship Dinner

Friday, Mar. 24, 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Woman’s Club of Deerfield Beach

910 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Tickets: $30. Cash bar. For information, call 954-798-7526. E-mail traceywilliamseas@gmail.com. Sponsored by Kiwanis International.

Chili Cook Off

Saturday, March 25, 3 to 6 p.m.

Frank McDonough Park

3500 NE 27 Ave.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

$10 tastings, includes: drink & cornbread. Activities include adult tennis round robin, junior tennis games, cornhole tournaments. Proceeds benefit local youth sports and education. Hosted by Trinity Church and LHP Tennis Ctr. For more information or to participate, visit

www.lhpchili.com or call 954-941-8033.


Florida Highwaymen Exhibition & Sale

Sample-McDougald House

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Exhibition Preview Night

Saturday, Mar. 18, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Meet the Florida Highwaymen and view the exhibition. Features display of original artwork to purchase, Jazz Survivors, jazz quartet, delicious hors d’oeuvres, spirits. Preview Night Tickets: $50/person.

Florida Highwaymen Exhibition & Public Sale

Sunday, Mar. 19, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Meet the artists, view artwork to purchase.

Admission: $5 per person. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.pompanohistory.com or call 954-782-3015.

Register now for summer camp!

The City of Deerfield Beach Parks & Recreation Department is preparing for summer and you should too! With the end of the school year fast approaching, it is that time to enroll your children in the City of Deerfield Beach Summer Camps.

This summer, the City of Deerfield Beach will offer a variety of summer camps for all ages. Day Camps will be running for children ages 6 – 12 from June 12 through Aug. 4 at Deerfield Beach Middle School (701 SE 6 Ave.), Quiet Waters Park Elementary (4150 W. Hillsboro Blvd.), Highlands Park (511 NE 44 St.) and Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex (445 SW 4 St.). Additional specialty camps include Teen Camp, Drama Camp, Jr. Lifeguards Camp and Sports Camp.

Register now by visiting www.dfb.city/registration or by visiting any of the community centers. For full information regarding registration fees, locations and dates please visit www.dfb.city/summercamp or contact Constitution Park at 954-480-4494.

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