HAPPENINGS

Posted on 16 November 2017 by LeslieM

An Evening with Gatsby”

Friday, Nov. 17, 6 to 10 p.m.

Sample-McDougald House

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

There will be specialty 1920s cocktails, beer, wine & hors d’oeuvres, dancing and live Jazz band, a silent & live auction, valet parking, cigar-rolling station, awards for best Gatsby attire, vintage photo station & more. 1920s Cocktail & Black Tie Attire Encouraged. Funds raised at the event directly support the Sample-McDougald House’s ongoing preservation of the historic house, educational programming for all ages, interpretive daily tours and community programs. $100 (or $1000 per table for 10). For more information, call 754-307-5446.

Pompano Pier Food Truck Round Up

Friday, Nov. 17, 6 to 10 p.m.

Pompano Beach Fishing Pier

222 N. Pompano Beach Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Food Trucks, music and fun! Bring blankets and folding chairs since seating is limited. Great entertainment, full bar. For more information, call 954-786-7824.

Beach Sounds — High Tolerance

Friday, Nov. 17, 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Family friendly concert series. Bring blankets or chairs, or sit on beach sand and listen as High Tolerance performs. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

MADD Candlelight Vigil

Friday, Nov. 17, 7 to 9 p.m.

Herb Skolnick Community Center

800 SW 36 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33069

Please join the City of Pompano to honor and remember victims and survivors of impaired driving crashes. For more information, contact MADD Victim Advocate Maegan Aja at Maegan.aja@madd.org.

Granny’s Attic

Saturday, Nov. 18, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Bargain hunters rejoice! Huge garage sale with over 80 vendors. Features housewares, toys, collectibles, tools and more! Food and drinks available for purchase. For more information, call 954-786-4111.

Annual Community Turkey Giveaway

Saturday, Nov. 18, noon

Delta Lodge #519

159 SW 1 Terr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Every year, the Delta Lodge and the Louise Court #84 Heriones of Jerico, PHA, along with the Broward Sheriff’s Office and a lot of sponsors host a turkey giveaway event for those in need.

Zonta Club meets

Tuesday, Nov. 21, 11:45 a.m.

DoubleTree by Hilton

100 Fairway Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

This organization of executives and professionals works together to advance the statuses of women locally and worldwide through service and advocacy. Come find out more about the group at this luncheon. Guest speaker: Mary Reidel, executive director of Women in Distress. For more information, contact Sandy Manning at bosanboc@bellsouth.net.

Save the Date: Kiwanis West Annual Christmas Auction

Saturday, Dec. 2, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Holiday fun. Food will be provided free of charge.

Yuletide Parade

Thursday, Dec. 7, 6:30 p.m.

McNab Park

2250 E. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Yuletide Parade is back on Atlantic Boulevard! They are looking for parade participants. The parade will be starting from Riverside Drive, heading west on Atlantic Boulevard and ending at McNab Park. For more information, call 954-786-4111.

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Posted on 09 November 2017 by LeslieM

Fallen Heroes Ceremony

Thursday, Nov. 9, 9 to 10 a.m.

Pompano Beach High School

600 NE 13 Ave.,

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

There will be a ceremony celebrating fallen heroes with flag retirement, a gun salute and special guest speakers. For more information, call 754-322-2000.

Veterans Day event

Saturday, Nov. 11, 9 to 11 a.m.

Boca Raton Cemetery

449 SW 4 Ave.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Featuring veterans groups, city officials, music by Ft. Lauderdale Highlanders and Boca Raton Community High School Band, drills by Boca Raton Community High School NJROTC, Boca Raton Police and Fire Honor Guards. Volunteers provided by Boca Raton Kiwanis. For more information, call 561-393-7807.

Veterans Day Concert

Saturday, Nov. 11, 7 to 9 p.m.

Mizner Park Amphitheater

590 Plaza Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Free concert featuring the Florida Wind Symphony: “An American Tribute.” For more information, call 561-393-7807.

Watercolor classes

Saturday, Nov. 11, 10 a.m. to noon

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The class is for all skill levels. $25 per class. Held every Saturday through April 2018. For information, call 954-920-4574.

Arts ‘n Crafts” Sale

Saturday, Nov. 11, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Handmade arts and crafts. Loads of creative crafts for gift-giving. Be a vendor or a shopper. For more information, call 954-429-0378.

Gridiron Grill-Off Food & Wine Festival

Saturday, Nov. 11, noon to 4 p.m.

Pompano Beach Amphitheater

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

It’s time to gear up for a weekend of food, football, music and philanthropy at this event presented by the University of Miami Health System. Miami Dolphins legends and top South Florida chefs are in position to compete at the eighth annual culinary showdown. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit www.gridirongrilloff.com.

Hillsboro Lighthouse Tour

Sunday, Nov. 12, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Alsdorf Park

2974 NE 14 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

The first boat leaves the dock at 9 a.m. Boats leaving approximately every hour. Arrive at dock 10-20 minutes before departure time. $25 per person. For more information, including requirements to climb lighthouse, email information@hillsborolighthouse.org, call 954-942-2102 or visit www.hillsborolighthouse.org/tours.

Pompano Beach Garden Club meeting

Monday, Nov. 13, 12:30 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Open to the public. Topic: “Bromelaids” by Mike Michalski. For more information, call Cindy at 954-253-9938.

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Posted on 01 November 2017 by LeslieM

Exercise Classes

Thursday, Nov. 2, 9 to 9:45 a.m.

Steeple on the Beach (Briggs Hall)

1920 SE 5 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Strength & Balance Classes: Improve your flexibility, focus & overall movement. Sitting & standing with a chair. The goal is for you to move up to their cardio Zumba Gold class. Silver Sneakers welcome! Walk-ins: $7 a class! Classes continue every Tuesday and Thursday from 9 to 9:45 a.m. For more information and to sign up, call Angel at 954-224-0886.

American Idiot” play

Thursday, Nov. 2, 8 p.m.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Outré Theater Company brings Green Day’s punk opera “American Idiot” to South Florida. Written as a response to the political climate of the era of “extraordinary rendition,” the Patriot Act and “freedom fries,” “American Idiot” follows three friends as they struggle to choose between their dreams and the gray anesthesia of suburbia. To purchase tickets, visit www.ccpompano.org.

First Responder/Veterans Appreciation Breakfast

Thursday, Nov. 2, 7:30 to 9 a.m.

The DoubleTree by Hilton

100 Fairway Drive

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

This is the first year the Deerfield Beach Chamber will honor each attending vet with a small token of appreciation as well as a breakfast. If you would like to “Sponsor a vet” please send an email to Daisja Brinson at info@Deerfieldchamber.com. The cost is $20 per vet and includes their breakfast and a small gift. The cost to attend for members is $25 at door and non-members is $30 at door. For more information, call 954-427-1050.

Old Town Untapped

Friday, Nov. 3, 6 to 9 p.m.

Bailey Contemporary Arts

41 NE 1 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Brew Bash at BaCA! Old Town Untapped is South Florida’s premiere Craft Brew and Arts Festival. A night filled with free craft beer samples from Pompano’s own breweries, live music, food trucks, art and more! This event will be held the 1st Friday of each month in front of Bailey Contemporary Arts. For more information, call 954-786-7824.

Pompano Green Market

Saturday, Nov. 4, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

NE 1 Avenue & Atlantic Boulevard.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

A locally-produced open air market featuring the best of local fruits and vegetables, baked goods, fresh seafood, gourmet teas and coffee, specialty food items, as well as homemade crafts, health-related products and live music. Every Saturday through April. Dogs welcome. For more information, email greenmarketpompano@gmail.com or call 954-786-7824.

First Annual Ryan Owens Memorial Run

Saturday, Nov. 4, 8 a.m.

The beach across from the Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Presented by the City of Deerfield Beach and the Naked Warrior Project, this event is a four-mile beach run to celebrate and honor the life of SOCS (SEAL) William Ryan Owens, who was killed in combat in Yemen on Jan. 29, 2017. The kid’s fun run will begin at 9:30 a.m. The finish line festival will feature food trucks and a beer garden for race participants. To register online, visit www.active.com/deerfield-beach-fl/running/trail-heads/ryan-owens-memorial-run-2017. For the video of Ryan Owens, visit www.DFB.City. For more information about the race and other memorial events or to become a sponsor, visit www.nakedwarriorproject.org.

Pompano Chamber’s golf tournament

Saturday, Nov. 4, 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Pompano Beach Municipal
Signature Greg Norman Course

1101 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Tee off will begin at 9 a.m. The fee for the tournament is $125 per Ggolfer. $600 for sponsorship, including foursome, tee sign and lunch. For more information, e-mail Shanna Benson at sbenson@pompanobeachchamber.com. To register, visit www.pompanobeachchamber.chambermaster.com/eventregistration/register/677963.

Day of the Dead Margarita Festival

Saturday, Nov. 4, 11 a.m.

Tijuana Taxi Co.

1015 S. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

DJ MONSTA from Power 96 will be hosting. There will be giveaways, special margarita flavors, frosty Coronas, balloon art & face painting, cotton candy, delicious food, sugar skull coloring pages, costumes, Modelo & Herradura promos, raffles & great music! For more information, call 954-708-2775.

150 Charity Dinner

Saturday, Nov. 4, 6 to 10 p.m.

Pompano Beach Airpark

1001 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Join the Exchange Club of Pompano Beach for their Charity Dinner and Auction. This year will be on a Sheltair jet hangar. There will be an exotic car and airplane show, tapsnap photo booth, full open bar, seafood raw bar, buffet, live band and dancing, casino tables, live silent and Chinese auctions, and a 50/50 drawdown wine wagon and booze cooler drawings. Proceeds will go towards the charities they support. Tickets are $150/person and may be purchased at www.exchangeclubofpompanobeach.com/wp/150-dinner. Sponsorship opportunities are also available, ranging from $150 to $6,000. For more information, e-mail exchange150dinner@gmail.com

St. Paul the Apostle “Annual Christmas Boutique”

Saturday, Nov. 4, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 5, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

2700 NE 36 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Handmade decorations, unique crafts, knitted & crocheted items created by the Ladies of St. Paul’s Church, baked goods and special raffles .

50th Anniversary of the Dedication of the Sanctuary

Sunday, Nov. 5, 11 a.m.

Unity of Pompano

261 SE 13 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Special Guest Speaker Reverend Donna Johnson, president & CEO of Unity Worldwide Ministries. Ric Green, president & CEO of The Greater Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce, will be present to deliver some special remarks. There will be a fellowship potluck luncheon and guests can participate in the Q&A session with Reverend Donna Johnson immediately following the service. All are welcome; love offering basis. For more information, call 954-946-0857.

Save the Date:

John Offerdahl’s Gridiron Grill-Off Food & Wine Festival

Saturday, Nov. 11, Noon to 4 p.m.

Pompano Beach Amphitheater

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

It’s time to gear up for a weekend of food, football, music and philanthropy during John Offerdahl’s Gridiron Grill-Off Food and Wine Festival, presented by the University of Miami Health System. Miami Dolphins legends and top South Florida chefs are in position to compete at the eighth annual culinary showdown. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit www.gridirongrilloff.com.

Arts ‘n Crafts” Sale

Saturday, Nov. 11, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Handmade arts and crafts. Loads of creative crafts for gift-giving. Be a vendor or a shopper. For more information, call 954-429-0378.

Pompano Beach Garden Club meeting

Monday, Nov. 13, 12:30 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Open to the public. Topic: “Bromelaids” by Mike Michalski. For more information, call Cindy at 954-253-9938.

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Posted on 26 October 2017 by LeslieM

Kiwanis Charity Golf Tournament

Saturday, Oct. 28, 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Crystal Lake Golf Club

3810 Crystal Lake Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33064

Time to hit the links for a good cause. This annual Kiwanis of Deerfield Beach event benefits a long list of local charities. There is also lunch, awards, a silent auction and raffles. Plus, you can get free drinks on the course. $125/ individual; $500/ Foursome. For registration and more information, call Kerri Gordon at 954-980-1833 or visit www.deerfieldbeachkiwanis.org.

Boca Raton Green Market

Saturday, Oct. 28, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Intersection of S. Federal Highway & SE Mizner Blvd.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Each Saturday through May 13, come out to the GreenMarket and pick up some fresh locally-grown fruits and vegetables, herbs, soaps & lotions, juices, potted orchids, ocean shells, fresh cut flowers, plants, fresh baked goods, prepared foods, oils & vinegars, gourmet foods, hydroponic and organic foods, fresh fish and seafood, fresh pasta, doggie treats and more. Listen to music and enjoy. For more information, call 561-299-8684 or e-mail elilly707@aol.com.

Pompano Green Market

Saturday, Oct. 28, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Intersection of NE 1 Ave. & Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Green Market Pompano Beach is a locally-produced open air market featuring local fruits and vegetables, baked goods, fresh seafood, gourmet teas and coffee, specialty food items, as well as homemade crafts, health-related products and live music. Season opens in October and continues every Saturday through April. Dogs welcome. For more information, e-mail greenmarketpompano@gmail.com or call 954-786-7824.

Tuesday Night Beach Dances

Tuesday, Oct. 31, 7 to 9 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Johnny Vincent will be playing just south of Hillsboro Boulevard near the ocean. Wear your dancing shoes and bring your beach chair for a fun evening under the stars. Event is free. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Toys 4 Tots Collection

Wednesday, Nov. 1, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Myers Insurance Agency, Inc.

703 S. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Myers Insurance Agency is happy to sponsor their 8th year collecting toys for the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. Please bring your new unwrapped toys to their office beginning Nov. 1 until Dec. 13. Help make 2017 their best year yet!

Exercise Classes

Thursday, Nov. 2, 9 to 9:45 a.m.

Steeple on the Beach (Briggs Hall)

1920 SE 5 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Strength & Balance Classes: Improve your flexibility, focus & overall movement, Sitting & standing with a chair. The goal is for you to move up to the cardio Zumba Gold class. Silver Sneakers welcome! Walk-ins pay $7 a class! Classes will continue every Tuesday and Thursday from 9 to 9:45 a.m. For more information and to sign up, call Angel at 954-224-0886.

Save the Date: First Annual Ryan Owens Memorial Run

Saturday, Nov. 4, 8 a.m.

On the beach across from Main Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Presented by the City of Deerfield Beach and the Naked Warrior Project, this event is a four-mile beach run to celebrate and honor the life of SOCS (SEAL) William Ryan Owens, who was killed in combat in Yemen on Jan. 29, 2017. The kids fun run will begin at 9:30 a.m. The finish line festival will feature food trucks and a beer garden for race participants. To register online, visit www.active.com/deerfield-beach-fl/running/trail-heads/ryan-owens-memorial-run-2017. For the video of Ryan Owens, visit www.DFB.City. For more information about the race and other memorial events or to become a sponsor, visit www.nakedwarriorproject.org.

Day of the Dead Margarita Festival

Saturday, Nov. 4, 11 a.m.

Tijuana Taxi Co.

1015 S. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

DJ MONSTA from Power 96 will be hosting. There will be giveaways, special margarita flavors, frosty Coronas, balloon art & face painting, cotton candy, delicious food, sugar skull coloring pages, costumes, Modelo & Herradura promos, raffles & great music! For more information, call 954-708-2775.

Pompano Chamber Golf Tournament

Saturday, Nov. 4, 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Pompano Beach Municipal Golf Course

1101 N. Federal Hwy,

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Tee off will begin at 9 a.m. The fee for the tournament is $125 per golfer. $600 for sponsorship, including foursome, tee sign and lunch. For more information, e-mail Shanna Benson at sbenson@pompanobeachchamber.com. To register, visit pompanobeachchamber.chambermaster.com/eventregistration/register/677963.

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Halloween HAPPENINGS

Posted on 26 October 2017 by LeslieM

Halloween Hoe Down

Thursday, Oct. 26, 6 to 9 p.m.

Villages of Hillsboro Park

4111 NW 6 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Join the City of Deerfield Beach for a not-so-scary event. Activities for the entire family include costume contest, carnival games, horse-drawn hayrides, Halloween games and more! This is a free event. For more information, call 954-480-4494.

Halloween Party

Thursday, Oct. 26, 6 to 8 p.m.

Dan Witt Park

4521 NE 22 Ave.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Costume contest will start promptly at 6:30 p.m. Bring the family for a fun night out. Don’t forget your camera!

Boo Bash

Friday, Oct. 27, 5 to 9 p.m.

Community Park

850 NE 18 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Join the City of Pompano Beach for a spooktacular time. They will be scaring up some fun with their carnival and inflatable rides, un-boo-lievable stage performers, DJ music and dancing, hootin’ and howlin’ haunted bus, ghostly games and more. Don’t forget to dress in your best costume for the pick of the pumpkin patch costume contest at 8 p.m. This is a free, family-friendly event. For more information, call 954-786-4111.

Mai-Kai’s 9th Annual Hulaween Party

Friday, Oct. 27, 5 p.m.

Mai-Kai Restaurant

3599 N. Federal Hwy.

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33308

It’s that time of year again, when ghouls and ghosts haunt The Mai-Kai, scaring up frightening fun. South Florida’s favorite roots and rockabilly band, Slip & the Spinouts, will scare up some monstrous mayhem in The Molokai bar at the 9th annual retro-themed bash. The costume contest will start at 10 p.m. with cash and prizes to the winners. Happy hour will run from 5 to 7 p.m. with half-priced drinks and appetizers. For more information, visit www.maikai.com.

Halloween Festivities

Friday, Oct. 27, 6 to 8 p.m.

Dr. Leo J. Robb Gymnasium

435 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Join the City of Deerfield Beach for an evening of fun activities, games, great music, arts & crafts, pie eating contest and costume contest. This is a free event. For more information, call 954-480-4481.

Haunted House

Friday, Oct. 27 through Tuesday, Oct. 31, 7 p.m.

Enigma Haunt

1751 N. Military Tr.

Boca Raton, FL 33486.

Enigma Haunt features three hair-raising haunted attractions in one indoor location, utilizing two floors in more than 19,000 sq feet to create each horrifying destination. Tickets run $25 to $45. For more information, visit www.enigmahaunt.com.

BSO Family Fun Ride & Bike Rodeo

Saturday, Oct. 28, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park – Bald Eagle Pavillion

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

The event is open to the public and all are invited to celebrate the benefits of bike safety. The event will consist of an open family bike ride and a kids Bike Rodeo that will be conducted by Fire Rescue. The rodeo is a clinic to teach children the importance of riding safety and what skills & precautions they need to develop to have fun and ride safe on their bike. They will also be conducting a bike and safety helmet check assisted by Bike America.

Halloween Fright Night

Saturday, Oct. 28, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Oceans 234

234 N. Ocean Blvd,

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Enjoy live DJ, drink specials and a chance to win prizes for their costume contest.

Halloween Party

Saturday, Oct. 28, 8 p.m.

Tipperary Pub

1540 SE 3 Ct.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Get into the Halloween spirit. Hang out, enjoy some good food and spirits. Get creative and try your luck with their costume contest to win a $150 prize!

Halloween Bash

Tuesday, Oct. 31, 5 to 7 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre

1955 N. Federal Hwy,

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Fun event for kids age 10 and younger. Includes Wizard Show. Free entry, carousel rides for $1. For more information, call 954-943-4683.

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Posted on 19 October 2017 by LeslieM

3rd Annual Women’s Expo

Thursday, Oct. 19, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Royal Fiesta

1680 SE 3 Ct.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Come meet some local women professionals. This is the perfect time to mingle with business professionals. This event is presented by the Deerfield Beach Chamber of Commerce. For more information, call Daisja Brinson at 954-427-1050.

Girl Scout Patch Up for Safety

Friday, Oct. 20, 9 a.m. to noon

Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue Fire Station 102

1401 SW 11 Way

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

A free and interactive educational event geared towards the Brownie and Junior Girl Scout troops that teaches participants the skills needed to meet the requirements for the Girl Scout Safety Award Pin and First Aid Badges. Safety stations will include first aid emergencies & 911, exit drills in the home, natural disaster preparation, school & bicycle safety and community safety planning. To register for this event, call 954-831-8236 or email firerescue_publiceducation@sheriff.org.

Deerfield Beach Rotary Golf Tournament

Friday, Oct. 20, noon (registration), 1 p.m. (tee off)

Greg Norman course at Pompano Municipal Golf Course

1101 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Besides having fun on the links, there is also dinner, silent auction, 50/50, raffles and more. For more information, call Avis Swenson at 954-360-5247.

Making Strides Breast Cancer Walk

Saturday, Oct. 21, 6:30 a.m. (registration)

Mizner Park Amphitheater

590 Plaza Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Come together with survivors, caregivers, men and women from all walks of life who are passionate about saving lives from Breast Cancer. The walk will start at 8:30 a.m. For more information, contact Katie Mixon at SouthPalmBeachFLStrides@cancer.org or call 561-650-0119.

Breast Cancer Awareness & Survivors Celebration

Saturday, Oct. 21, 7 a.m. to noon

The Church of The Living God

176 SW 6 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Join the Church of The Living God for their annual Breast Cancer Awareness & Survivors Celebration walk. There will be free food, music and a bounce house! From 7 to 8 a.m. will be registration, from 8:10 to 9:10 a.m. will be the awareness walk, 9:30 to 10 a.m. there will be refreshments and, at 10:30 a.m. to noon, they will celebrate and honor the survivors. Free. For more information, call Janice Tigner at 954-715-9963.

17th Annual Health & Wellness Expo

Saturday, Oct. 21, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Center for Active Aging

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Health Screenings will include Balance, Blood Pressure, Body Mass Index, Carotid Artery, Cholesterol, Glucose, Hearing, Vision and Skin Cancer. Flu shots will be administered by Walgreens (registration required, call 954-480-4449). Door prizes and entertainment. Breakfast and lunch available for purchase. For more information, call 954-480-4446.

6th Annual Brazilian Festival

Saturday, Oct. 21, 11 a.m. (gates open)

Community Park

820 NE 18 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Enjoy some great Brazilian music, watch the carnival parade, browse through vendor booths, try the food; this is a great community event that celebrates Brazilian culture. For a schedule line-up, visit www.BrazilianFestPompano.org.

Light of Unity Festival

Sunday, Oct. 22, 11:45 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Carolina Club

3001 N. Rock Island Rd.

Margate, FL 33063

The Baha’is of Deerfield Beach marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Baha’u’llah, founder of the Baha’i’ faith. Event includes luncheon and video about the life of Baha’u’llah.

Save the Date: Toys 4 Tots Collection

Wednesday, Nov. 1, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Myer’s Insurance Agency, Inc.

703 S. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Its pumpkin season and Myer’s Insurance Agency is happy to sponsor their 8th year collecting Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. As an official drop-off location, please bring your new unwrapped toys to their office beginning Nov. 1 to Dec. 13. Help make 2017 their best year yet!

First Annual Ryan Owens Memorial Run

Saturday, Nov. 4, 8 a.m.

The beach across from the Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Presented by the City of Deerfield Beach and the Naked Warrior Project, this event is a four-mile beach run to celebrate and honor the life of SOCS (SEAL) William Ryan Owens, who was killed in combat in Yemen on Jan. 29, 2017. The kid’s fun run will begin at 9:30 a.m. The finish line festival will feature food trucks and a beer garden for race participants. To register online, visit www.active.com/deerfield-beach-fl/running/trail-heads/ryan-owens-memorial-run-2017. For the video of Ryan Owens, visit www.DFB.City. For more information about the race and other memorial events or to become a sponsor, please go to www.nakedwarriorproject.org.

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Posted on 19 October 2017 by LeslieM

Fall Festival

Saturday, Oct. 21, 3 to 7 p.m.

Pioneer Park

501 NE Eller St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Join the city for the 3rd Annual Deerfield Beach Fall Festival. See more, pg. 1. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Shriek Week

Fridays & Saturdays Oct. 20, 21, 27 & 28, 6 to 11 p.m.

Sugar Sand Park Community Center

300 S. Military Tr.

Boca Raton, FL 33486

There will be Haunted House Superstitions, Granny Grim’s Garage: Alien Lab, Catabella Express Trackless Train Rides, Giant LED Robots & DJ Show, Indoor Blacklight Games, Glitter Tattoos, Make & Takes, Funhouse Maze, Animal Tales “Creature Feature” Show, Trick or Treat Trail and the 6th Annual Kids’ Spooky Film Festival. For more information and to reserve your tickets, call the Willow Theatre Box Office at 561-347-3948

19th Annual Halloween Fair & Horse show

Friday, Oct. 21, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sand & Spurs Equestrian Park

1600 NE 5 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Pony rides, carnival games, bounce house, face painting, pumpkin patch, hay rides, fire trucks, arts & crafts, hand-crafted jewelry and more. Some proceeds benefit U Can Ride therapeutic sessions. Costume contest on horseback at 11 a.m. and public costume parade on foot at 2 p.m. All ages, no registration needed; meet at the bleachers. Gate admission $1 for 10 years & older. For more information, call 954-786-4133.

Halloween Hoe Down

Thursday, Oct. 26, 6 to 9 p.m.

Villages of Hillsboro Park

4111 NW 6 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Enjoy a not-so-scary event. Activities for the entire family include costume contest, carnival games, horse-drawn hayrides, Halloween games and more! Free event. For more information, call 954-480-4494.

Halloween Party

Thursday, Oct. 26, 6 to 8 p.m.

Dan Witt Park

4521 NE 22 Ave.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Costume contest will start promptly at 6:30 p.m. Bring the family for a fun night out. Don’t forget your camera!

Halloween Festivities

Friday, Oct. 27, 6 to 8 p.m.

Dr. Leo J. Robb Gymnasium

435 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Fun activities, games, great music, arts & crafts, pie eating contest and costume contest! Free. For more information, call 954-480-4481.

Mai-Kai’s 9th Annual Hulaween Party

Friday, Oct. 27, 5 p.m.

Mai-Kai Restaurant

3599 N. Federal Hwy,

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33308

South Florida’s favorite roots and rockabilly band, Slip & the Spinouts, will scare up some monstrous mayhem in The Molokai bar at the 9th Annual retro-themed bash. The costume contest starts at 10 p.m. with cash and prizes. Happy hour from 5 to 7 p.m. with half-priced drinks and appetizers. For more information, visit www.maikai.com.

Family Fun Ride & Bike Rodeo

Saturday, Oct. 28, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park – Bald Eagle Pavillion

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Broward Sheriff’s Office hosts this event, which will include an open family bike ride and a kids Bike Rodeo conducted by Fire Rescue. The rodeos are clinics to teach children the importance of riding safety and what skills and precautions they need to develop to have fun and ride safe on their bike. Bike and safety helmet checks assisted by Bike America.

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DBLL General Membership Meeting

Thursday, Oct. 12, 7 p.m.

DBMS Athletic Complex

501 SE 6 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Are you ready for some baseball? Would you like to be on the Board of Directors or would you like to vote for who is on the Board? Join them upstairs in the Press box at DBMS Athletic Complex for the Annual General Membership Meeting. It takes lots of hands to run DBLL. The pay is not great but the memories last a lifetime.

DB Arboretum Monthly Meeting

Thursday, Oct. 12, 7 p.m.

Constitution Park

2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd,

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Guest speaker: Chip Jones, landscape designer, nursery owner and authority on palms and cycads. Plant giveaway. Light refreshments served. Free and open to the public.

Beach Sounds

Friday, Oct. 13, 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

This free family friendly concert is a great way to relax along the beach, so grab your chairs and blankets and enjoy the music. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Music Under the Stars

Friday, Oct. 13, 7 to 9 p.m.

The Great Lawn

3501 E. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Vista Motor Company presents Music under the Stars every second Friday of the month. The featured band for this month is That 70’s Band (Classic Rock). For more information, call 954-786-4111.

Kids Night Out

Friday, Oct. 13, 6 to 11 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Children ages 5-12 will have a blast playing games, making new friends, creating unique arts & crafts, and eating pizza while under the care of dedicated recreation professionals. Space limited. Pre-registration: $10; day of event: $20. For more information, call 954-786-4111.

Bean & Pepper Jamboree

Saturday, Oct. 14, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Pompano Beach Green Market

Atlantic Blvd. & NE 1 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

This family favorite event also marks the grand opening of the green market. Stock up on some produce, listen to music and enjoy contests. There will be therapy animals there too and plenty of fun for kids. Ribbon cutting starts at 10 a.m. For more information, call 954-786-7824.

Barefoot Mailman Remembrance Day

Saturday, Oct. 14, 9 a.m.

Hillsboro Lighthouse

907 Hillsboro Mile

Hillsboro Beach, FL 33062

The Lighthouse may have been damaged by the hurricane, but tours are still on. An hourly shuttle boat will transport guests from the Sands Harbor Resort and Marina. Please visit www.hillsborolighthouse.org/tours for footwear rules for those climbing the lighthouse tower and more information. A current Hillsboro Lighthouse Preservation Society membership or a $25 transportation fee is required.

Replanting the Heritage Garden

Saturday, Oct 14, 1 to 2 p.m.

Sample-McDougald House

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Irma destroyed the garden at this historic home but we can replant it! Go help and learn about solarizing, preparing for replanting, how to mix soils and planting techniques for herbs. Free to the public. For more information, call 754-307-5446 or visit www.samplemcdougald.org.

Deerfield Beach Chapter of Hadassah meets

Monday, Oct. 16, Noon

Rear building at LeClub

3501 West Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Mr. Sanford Wainer, who lived in China, will speak on “The Jews of China.” Members and non-members are welcome. Refreshments served in the activity center, room C. For more information, call Minerva at 954-427-9902.

44th Annual “Women of Distinction” Awards Breakfast

Wednesday, Oct. 18, 8 to 11 a.m.

Boca West Country Club

20583 Boca West Dr.

Boca Raton, FL 33434

The Soroptimist International of Boca Raton/Deerfield Beach will be honoring Chairperson Mrs. Terry Fedele and Lifetime Achievement Recipient Mrs. Barbara Gutin. $75. Make checks payable to Soroptimist International of Boca Raton/Deerfield Beach, Inc. For more information, contact Marybeth Keenan at 561-306-0888.

Save the Date: 3rd Annual Women’s Expo

Thursday, Oct. 19, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Royal Fiesta in the Cove Shopping Center

1680 SE 3 Ct.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Showcase your woman-owned or women-oriented business at the 3rd Annual Women in Deerfield presented by the Deerfield Beach Chamber! Must provide a sample of service to attendees. To reserve a full table, the fee is $50 for Chamber members and $75 for non-members. To reserve a shared table, the fee is $30 for Chamber members and $35 for non-members. For more information, call Daisja Brinson at 954-427-1050.

Breast Cancer Awareness & Survivors Celebration

Saturday, Oct. 21, 7 a.m. to noon

The Church of The Living God

176 SW 6 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Join the Church of The Living God for their annual Breast Cancer Awareness and Survivors Celebration walk. Free food, music and a bounce house! Registration: 7 to 8 a.m. Awareness Walk: 8:10 to 9:10 a.m. Refreshments: 9:30 to 10 a.m. Celebration to honor survivors: 10:30 a.m. to noon. Free. For more information, call Janice Tigner at 954-715-9963.

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Broward Sheriff’s Office Gun Safety Course

Thursday, Oct. 5, 7 p.m.

Constitution Park

2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd.,

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

If you have a firearm in your home, Sheriff Israel and the Broward Sheriff’s Office want to help keep you and your family safer and avoid a possible tragedy. The course will include best practices on how to properly secure and store firearms, discussion about the dangers of toy guns and how they can be mistaken for real firearms and scenarios dealing with finding firearms in the home or presenting them in public. Refreshments and free gun locks will be provided. Seating limited; R.S.V.P. to Carlos Periu at 954-304-3288 or carlos_periu@sheriff.org

Highwaymen 2nd Generation Art Exhibit

Thursday, Oct. 5, 6 to 9 p.m.

Bailey Contemporary Arts

41 NE 1 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Exhibit is co-hosted by Pompano Beach Historical Society and Bailey Contemporary Arts. Meet these exceptional artists, who are carrying on the legacy of the original Highwaymen. VIP Preview night with meet & greet, wine, beer and munchies. $25. Art available for purchase. Show continues Friday, Oct. 6, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 7, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Movies in the Park — Hotel Transylvania 2

Friday, Oct. 6, 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Villages of Hillsboro Park

4111 NW 6 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Free. Bring blankets and lawn chairs for a fun family night out. Snacks and refreshments available for purchase. For a full listing of this season’s movies and dates, visit www.dfb.city/moviesinthepark. For more information, call 954-480-4494.

District 4 Saturday Hours

Saturday, Oct. 7, 10 a.m. to noon

City Hall

150 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

District Four Commissioner Todd Drosky is happy to introduce Saturday office hours at City Hall. Commissioner Drosky will be available to meet with constituents on an appointment basis. To schedule an appointment, contact the City Manager’s Office at 954-480-4263.

Create your own FrankenPumpkin

Saturday, Oct. 7, 9 a.m. to noon

Orchard Supply Hardware

340 S. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

To get in the Halloween spirit, kids 12 and under will be provided with one free pumpkin and all the materials to decorate their very own FrankenPumpkin – a DIY mix of Frankenstein and a traditional jack-o-lantern.

Derek Mack band performs

Sunday, Oct. 8, 6 p.m.

Historic Ali Cultural Arts

353 Martin Luther King Blvd

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

For more information, visit www.aliarts.org
or call 954-786-7876.

Save the Date: DBLL General Membership Meeting

Thursday, Oct. 12, 7 p.m.

DBMS Athletic Complex

501 SE 6 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Are you ready for some baseball? Would you like to be on the Board of Directors? Would you like to vote for who is on the Board of Directors? Join them upstairs in the Press box at DBMS Athletic Complex for the Annual General Membership Meeting. It takes lots of hands to run DBLL, the pay is not great, but the memories last a lifetime.

Beach Sounds

Friday, Oct. 13, 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free family-friendly concert series. Bring chairs or blankets. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Kids Night Out

Friday, Oct. 13, 6 to 11 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Parents, enjoy a night out and let the kids have their own fun. Children ages 5-12 will have a blast playing games, making new friends, creating unique arts and crafts projects, and eating pizza while under the care of dedicated recreation professionals. Space limited; register early. Pre-registration: $10; day of event: $20. For more information, call 954-786-4111.

Public Square Rosary Crusade

Saturday, Oct. 14, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

S. Federal Highway & Hillsboro Boulevard

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Come do the rosary in celebration of the Fatima Centennial. For more information, contact Larry Martin at 954-481-9018 or 954-531-7834.

44th Annual “Women of Distinction” Awards Breakfast

Wednesday, Oct. 18, 8 to 11 a.m.

Boca West Country Club

20583 Boca West Dr.

Boca Raton, FL 33434

The Soroptimist International of Boca Raton/Deerfield Beach will be honoring Chairperson Mrs. Terry Fedele and Lifetime Achievement Recipient Mrs. Barbara Gutin. $75. Make checks payable to Soroptimist International of Boca Raton Deerfield Beach, Inc. For more information, contact Marybeth Keenan at 561-306-0888.

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Lunch On The Lawn

Friday, Sept. 29, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Mizner Park Amphitheater

590 Plaza Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Enjoy lunch from various food trucks amidst picnic tables, misting machines and subtle background music. Pending its reception, they will extend this offering throughout the fall season. For more information, visit www.mizneramp.com. This event will also be happening on Oct. 6 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Oktoberfest
Friday, Sept. 29, 6 to 10 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 30, noon to 10 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 1, noon to 5 p.m.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Presented by the Pompano Beach Rotary Club. Enjoy performances by the International Polka Band, Tuchar beers, with delicious German food by local restaurant Checkers Old Munchen, games daily throughout the weekend, including stein races, barrel races, coaster toss and the crowning of Herr & Frau Oktoberfest 2017! VIP packages also available. Proceeds benefit local charities. For tickets, visit www.ccpompano.org. $15, General, $50, VIP, Kids 12 and under Free. For more information, call 954-545-7800.

Dunn’s Run

Sunday, Oct. 1, 7:30 a.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Grab your running shoes and your family to come out for a day of exercise and fun with a 5 mile or 5K run/walk. Fun activities include a visit with Billy the Marlin and Stanley C. Panther, a bounce house, food and craft vendors and more. For 5K Walk & Run, it is $30; for the 5 Mile Run, $35, the Kids Fun Run (Ages 3-6), $10 and the Kids Fun Run (2 and under) is free. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Just a Yard Sale

Sunday, Oct. 1, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Herb Skolnick Community Center

800 SW 36 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33069

Just A Yard Sale” is an indoor Yard Sale where prices are cheap and treasures are exceptional. Food will be on sale. This is a free event with free parking. For more information, call 954-786-4590.

Garden Club of Lighthouse Point

Glass Mushroom Garden Art Workshop

Monday, Oct. 2, 1:30 p.m.

Dixon Ahl Hall

2220 NE 38 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

The instructor will be Joyce Rosselli. The workshop includes instructions and materials, and they will also provide accents, such as colored gemstones and color ink/paint for individualizing your creation. Additional kits are available for purchase. There will be light refreshments served. $15. Limited space, R.S.V.P. by Sept. 29, by e-mail at georgia@campsaginaw.com or call 609-353-4882.

Pompano Beach Highlands meeting

Tuesday, Oct. 3, 7 p.m.

Highlands Park

1650 NE 50 Ct.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

The Pompano Beach Civic Improvement Association is pleased to welcome Pompano Beach City Manager Greg Harrison to the meeting. Mr. Harrison will give an update on developments in the city and will be taking questions from the audience. This is a free meeting that is open to the public. For more information, visit www.pbhighlands.org or email pbhighlands@gmail.com.

Tuesday Night Beach Dances

Tuesday, Oct. 3, 7 to 9 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Johnny Vincent will be playing for your entertainment just south of Hillsboro Boulevard at the ocean. Wear your dancing shoes and bring your beach chair for a fun evening under the stars. Event is free. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Save the Date: 17th Annual Health & Wellness Expo

Saturday, Oct. 21, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Center for Active Aging

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Hosted by The Center for Active Aging (formerly NE Focal Point). Expo activities will include vendors with health information and education for all ages. Health Screenings will include Balance, Blood Pressure, Body Mass Index, Carotid Artery, Cholesterol, Glucose, Hearing, Vision and Skin Cancer. Flu shots will be administered by Walgreens. Flu shot registration is required; please call 954-480-4449. There will be door prizes and entertainment. Breakfast and lunch will be available for purchase. For more information or to register as a vendor, please visit the City of Deerfield Beach website (www.deerfield-beach.com) or contact Cindy Towle, RBNC, Health Support Manager, at 954-480-4446.

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