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Posted on 11 January 2018 by LeslieM

Afrique — art exhibit

Thursday, Jan. 11 to Sunday, Feb. 18

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Exhibition features artists from Africa, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico and Florida, including Vladymir Acoloque, Adéwálé Adénlé, Nate Dee, Teeya, Daniel Garcia and Ruben Ubiera. Artists will be there at 7 p.m. on Thursday Jan. 11. Gallery is open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Exhibition runs until Feb 18. Event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.ccpompano.org or call 954-545-7800.

Friends Of The DB Arboretum meet

Thursday, Jan.11, 7 p.m.

Constitution Park

2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Guest speaker: Dr. William (Bill) Kern. Dr. Kern is an Associate Professor in Entomology & Nemotology at the Ft. Lauderdale Research and Education Center at the University Of Florida. With his extensive background, he will be able to tell you about plant insects, diseases and pest management, and answer your many questions. Plant giveaway. Light refreshments served. Free and open to public. For more information, call 954-480-4495.

Singin’ in the Rain

Thursday, Jan. 11 through Sunday, Feb. 18

The Wick Theatre

7901 N. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33487

Opening Night: Jan 13. Matinees: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 2 p.m. Evenings: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday, 7:30 p.m. The plot offers a lighthearted depiction of Hollywood in the late 1920s, with the three stars portraying performers caught up in the transition from silent films to “talkies.” $85. For more info., visit www.thewick.org or call 561-995-2333.

MLK Birthday Celebration

Friday, Jan. 12 to Monday, Jan. 15

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 4 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Weekend carnival, games and live entertainment, two-mile-long parade and awards ceremony on Monday. Carnival Schedule: Jan. 12: 5 to 10 p.m. Jan. 13: Noon to 10 p.m. Jan. 14: Noon to 10 p.m. Jan. 15: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Parade & Ceremony: Jan. 15, starts at 10 a.m. Ceremony to follow (Noon). Event is free. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

DBLL Registration

Saturday, Jan. 13, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

DBMS Athletic Complex

501 SE 6 Ave.

Deerfield Beach 33441

Registration packets available at www.dbll.us. Review proof of residency requirements and provide required documentation at signup. $150 per player and $100 tee ball. Sibling discounts apply. Registration will also be on next Saturday Jan. 20, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, e-mail playeragent@dbll.us.

MLK Breakfast Celebration

Saturday, Jan. 13, 9:30 a.m. to Noon

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 4 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Join the Deerfield Beach Kiwanis West to honor Martin Luther King’s Birthday. You may pay at the door. $25. For more information, call Traci Williams at 954-798-7526.

53rd Annual Broward Shell Club Show

Saturday, Jan. 13, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, Florida 33061

If you are a lover of shells, this is the place to be. They will have shells from all over the world. Free to attend. For more information, call 305-301-1296 or e-mail alicepace90@att.net.

Tropical Postcard Club

Saturday, Jan. 13, Noon to 3 p.m.

Old Schoolhouse

323 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Come on out and look at old postcards and listen to guest speaker. Swap cards and talk about them! Held every second Saturday of the month. For more information, call Amie Kay at 954-254-8937.

Zonta Club meets

Tuesday, Jan. 16, 11:40 a.m.

DoubleTree Hilton

100 Fairway Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Have lunch and find out about this women’s group in the Everglades Room. Guest Speaker: Dr. Barbara Ganson, FAU Professor & expert in aviation history, talking on “The Life and Times of Amelia Earhart.”For more information, contact Sandy Manning at bosanboc@bellsouth.net.

Taste of Lighthouse Point

Tuesday, Jan. 16, 6 to 9 p.m.

Lighthouse Point Yacht Club

2701 NE 42 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Tastings from local restaurants and caterers and fine wine! 50/50 raffle, silent auctions and more. Proceeds go toward local and global charities and seven college scholarships for students, which are distributed by the Rotary Club of Pompano Beach. $50 in advance/$60 at door. http://bit.ly/TasteofLHP.

Save the Date:

The 5th Annual Brandon’s Run for Autism

Saturday, Jan. 20, 7 to 10 a.m.

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

This year’s Brandon’s Run for Autism (a 5K) is bigger and better than ever! It’s Brandon’s goal to offer as many young people as possible the career readiness, social skills training, job training and community involvement they need to succeed. They are looking for runners, walkers, sponsors and donations for raffle. To register or get tickets, visit events.hakuapp.com/0eb8a21a0f2d6a39e659. For more information, contact Erica Rubin at 305-305-0540.

20th Annual Fashion Show Luncheon

Wednesday, Jan. 24, 11:30 a.m.

Lighthouse Point Yacht Club

2701 NE 42 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Hosted by the Auxiliary of the NE Focal Point CASA, Inc. (now called Center for Active Aging) Fashions are by Sondro at The Cove. $60 (in advance). Limited seating available. Benefits NE Focal Point’s Children’s, Alzheimer’s, Senior and Adult Services. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 954-480-4460.

Pat Anderson’s
Plein Air Painter Classes

Monday, Jan. 15, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Paint the scene. Capture what you see while you see it. Motif #1. Hillsboro Inlet Park & Museum, 907 Hillsboro Mile, Hillsboro Beach, FL 33062.

Saturday, Jan. 27. Paint all morning and walk the beach – climb the Light. “Sketch with a Brush.” Tour and Boat rides from Alsdorf Park Dock, at 8:15, 9, 9:45, 10:30 and 11:15 a.m. Hillsboro Lighthouse, 907 Hillsboro Mile, Hillsboro Beach, FL 33062.

Monday, Jan. 29, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Learn to paint a Sportfishing Charter Boat at the Charter Fleet meet. Hillsboro Inlet Park & Museum, SE Bridge location, 2700 N Ocean Blvd., Pompano Beach, FL 33062.

Secrets of digital photography (with iPhone aps and photoshop for beginners). It is a technique she developed for “the next 50 years… using the LEAF BAR table/easel for plein air painting.” Date & Time TBA.

Must register in advance at the Emma Lou Olson Civic Center in Pompano. For more information, call 954-786-4111. www.PatAndersonArtist.com

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Posted on 04 January 2018 by LeslieM

Movies in the Park — Sing

Friday, Jan. 5, 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Villages of Hillsboro Park

4111 NW 6 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Join the city for a night under the stars with Movies in the Park. The movie will begin at 7 p.m. Bring the family, blankets and lawn chairs for a fun family night out. For a full listing of this season’s movies and dates, visit www.dfb.city/moviesinthepark. Admission is free; snacks and refreshments available for purchase. For more information, call 954-480-4494.

Tour historic home

Through Jan. 6.

Sample McDougald House

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Enjoy a tour throughout the 1916 Sample McDougald House all decorated with holiday spirit. The house is closed Sunday and Monday but continues tours Tuesday through Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. For more information, call 754-307-5446.

Save the date:

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration

Friday, Jan. 12 through Monday, Jan. 15

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 4 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Join the City of Deerfield Beach, along with city leaders, civic organizations and churches, as we pay homage to this great Civil Rights leader. This four-day-long event features a weekend carnival, games and live entertainment, before drawing to a close on Monday with a two-mile long parade and awards ceremony. Carnival Schedule: Jan. 12, 5 to 10 p.m.; Jan. 13, noon to 10 p.m.; Jan. 14, noon to 10 p.m.; Jan. 15, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Parade & Ceremony on Jan. 15, starts at 10 a.m. Ceremony to follow (at noon). Event is free. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Kiwanis West MLK Birthday Celebration

Saturday, Jan. 13 9:30 a.m. to noon

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex  

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Join the Deerfield Beach Kiwanis West for a breakfast to honor Martin Luther King’s birthday. Tickets are $25. To purchase tickets, call Traci Williams at 954-798-7526.

Paint with Pat Anderson en plein air

Throughout January

Hillsboro Inlet & Museum

907 Hillsboro Mile

Hillsboro Beach, FL 33062

A chance of a lifetime, paint historic art in the parks. Starts Monday, Jan. 8.First class will be “start up brush control motif #1” — seascape, clouds and structure. Must register in advance at the Emma Lou Olson Civic Center in Pompano. You can also see Pat’s full class list at www.PatAndersonArtist.com. For more information, call 954-786-4111

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Posted on 28 December 2017 by LeslieM

Holiday Home Tour

Through Jan. 6

Sample McDougald House

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Enjoy a tour throughout the 1916 Sample McDougald House all decorated with holiday spirit. The house is closed Sunday and Monday but continues tours Tuesday through Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. For more information, call 754-307-5446. (See story, Pg. 9).

Community Backyard ‘Garage’ Sale

Saturday, Dec. 30, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The Deerfield Beach Historical Society invites you to clean out your attics (or re-gifting items) and bring your garage sale to their Backyard “Garage” Sale. The event will allow you to be a seller or a buyer as part of a large community garage sale. For buyers, there will be loads of unbelievable “stuff,” antiques and collectibles, bargain delights! For more information, contact Emily Lilly at 561-299-8684 or e-mail elilly707@aol.com.

Comedy Basement

Saturday, Dec. 30, 8 to 10:30 p.m.

American Rock Bar & Grill

1600 E. Hillsboro Blvd

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Headliner Artist Treece will be sharing the stage with the hilarious Pat Largo! Special guests Jared Sandler, Khalil Rashad and Chris Zee will be stopping by to bring the funny and your host for the evening is Dan Long! As always, there is free parking at The Cove and 2-for-1 drinks all night!

New Year’s Eve Celebration!

Sunday, Dec. 31

Two Georges at the Cove

1754 SE 3 Ct.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Come spend the night ringing in the New Year on the water … watching the boats cruise by! Live entertainment, champagne toast at midnight and party favors! New Year’s Eve Specials: Seafood Risotto, Veal Marsala, Chicken Chesapeake, Prime Rib Dinner and Stuffed Yellowtail Snapper, and full menu available. Call early for reservations! For more information, call 954-421-9272.

Roaring ‘20s New Years Eve

Sunday, Dec. 31, 8 p.m. (doors open)

Blue Martini

6000 Glades Rd.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Sip into 2018 as Blue Martini hosts a swingin’ NYE Celebration! General Admission Tickets include: Premium open bar & hand passed hors d’oeuvres from 8 to 10 p.m. Champagne toast & countdown to midnight! Live music all night! LoveChild Band performing live at 8 p.m. & DJ until 2 a.m. Elegant attire encouraged. This is a 21+ Event. For NYE table reservations, contact Marcie at MarcieC@bluemartinilounge.com or by phone at 561-350-9643. For more information, visit http://bocaraton.bluemartinilounge.com.

Ring in the New Year

Sunday, Dec. 31, 9 p.m. to midnight

CEIZS Florida Brazilian church

2205 W. Hillsboro Blvd.
(across street from Century Village)

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Ring in the New Year with a high-energy worship concert. (Headphones available, translating into English and Spanish). Approaching midnight, join in the fun with live onscreen video feed from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, while huge glittered beach balls and confetti drop from the ceiling. Sumptuous midnight buffet dinner following. For more information, call 954-421-7737, e-mail info@ceizsflorida.com or Google search CEIZS Deerfield.

Winter Children’s Fair

Wednesday, Jan. 3, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

James A. Rutherford Community Center

Patch Reef Park

2000 West Yamato Rd.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Lots of fun for children ages 2-12. Free attractions: Strawberry the Clown, Boca Raton Fire Fighter & Fire Truck, arts & crafts, free admission to the park. Cost: Rides $5 each or buy a ride bracelet for $20 & ride all day! Fun foods, carnival games & face painting by Fantasy Faces available for purchase. Group & credit card sales accepted in the community center.

Worth the Drive:

New Year’s Delray Beach

Sunday, Dec. 31, 5 to 9 p.m.

Old School Square

51 N. Swinton Ave

Delray Beach, FL 33444

This is a family-friendly event with free activities like kid’s crafts, face–painting, celebration crowns, resolution wall, vintage game room, live entertainment and DJ, outdoor family games and more! The carousel, mini-golf and ice skating will be available for $3. Food trucks will be on-site. The fireworks finale will launch from the Old School Square Parking Garage at 9 p.m. For more information, e-mail tmazer@delraybeach.com or call 561-279-1380.

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Posted on 21 December 2017 by LeslieM

Exercise Classes

Thursday, Dec. 21, 9 to 9:45 a.m.

Steeple on the Beach (Briggs Hall)

1920 SE 5 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Zumba Gold: Beginners welcome! Low impact. Improve your flexibility, focus & overall movement. Silver Sneakers free! 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.

A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration

Friday, Dec. 22, 10 a.m.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

A Civil War Christmas” (known as the American version of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”) weaves a tapestry of fictional and historical characters, such as President and Mrs. Lincoln – together with holiday music, marches, hymns, and spirituals of the period – to tell a story of companionship and communal hope arising from one of our nation’s darkest hours. This is a delight for people of all ages and contains many of the classic Christmas songs that we all know and love. The show will continue throughout the day with more shows at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. and will continue to Sat. Dec. 23. To purchase tickets, visit ccpompano.org/event/a-civil-war-christmas.

Bill Hartmann performs

Saturday, Dec. 23, 9 p.m.

American Rock Bar & Grill

1600 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

With special guests Gloria, Steve Minotti, Lina Marquez and Mitch Clarvit. For more information, call 954-428-4539.

Tuesday Night Beach Dances

Tuesday, Dec. 26, 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.

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Posted on 14 December 2017 by LeslieM

Friends of The Deerfield Beach Arboretum meets

Thursday Dec. 14, 7 p.m.

Constitution Park

2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Guest speaker will be Dr. Monica Elliott, professor of Plant Pathology University Of Florida/IFAS. Dr. Elliott’s areas of expertise include field diagnosis and management of palm problems. So, if your palms are having problems, talk to the doctor about it. Plant giveaway. Light refreshments served. Free and open to the public.

Pompano Pier Food Truck Round Up

Friday, Dec. 15, 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 and full bar! For more information, call 954-786-7824.

Exercise Classes

Tuesday, Dec. 19, 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, same time. For more information and to sign up, call Angel at 954-224-0886.

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Posted on 14 December 2017 by LeslieM

A Civil War Christmas:
An American Musical Celebration

Friday, Dec. 15, 1 p.m.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

A Civil War Christmas” (known as the American version of Charles Dickens’s “A Christmas Carol”) weaves a tapestry of fictional and historical characters, such as President and Mrs. Lincoln – together with holiday music, marches, hymns and spirituals of the period – to tell a story of companionship and communal hope arising from one of our nation’s darkest hours. This is a delight for people of all ages and contains many of the classic Christmas songs that we all know and love. The show will continue to Sat. Dec. 23. Students, $15, adults, $35.To purchase tickets, visit ccpompano.org/event/a-civil-war-christmas.

21st Annual Holiday in the Park

Saturday, Dec. 16, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Mitchell Moore Park

901 NW 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Free family holiday event. Lots of entertainment and games for kids. Free toys and food for registered families. For more information, e-mail passtheblessings@bellsouth.net.

Celebrate Children’s Christmas”

Saturday Dec. 16, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Community Presbyterian Church

Briggs Hall

1920 SE 4 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Visit from their Santa Claus (arrives at 12:30 p.m.) delivering gifts for the children, photo opportunity and much more attractions for the family. Includes a delicious snack and lunch! For more information, call the office at 954-427-0222, Katia at 561-674-4864 or e-mail communitych1920@gmail.com.

Winter Frost Festival

Saturday, Dec. 16, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Highlands Community Center

511 NE 44 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Join the City of Deerfield for an afternoon full of wintery fun! Their annual celebration of the season features food, games, music, refreshments and holiday treats. Event is free. For more information, call 954-429-1847.

Cookies & Milk with Santa

Saturday, Dec. 16, 3 to 5 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre

SW corner of Federal Highway & Copans Road

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Santa will read kids a story and eat cookies with them. Holiday activities and giveaways too. Don’t miss Paws & Claus on Dec. 17 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., a chance for your precious pets to get a photo with Santa too.

Free Chanukah Concert

Saturday, Dec. 16, 7:30 p.m.

Sanborn Square, Downtown Boca Raton

72 N. Federal Hwy,

Boca Raton, FL 33432

The community is invited to a free Chanukah Concert starring Yoel Sharabi. The event will feature a Menorah Lighting Ceremony with local dignitaries and free hot latkes. The event is co-sponsored by Boca Beach Chabad and the Boca Raton Bowl. For more information, call 561-394-9770.

Christmas Lights Tour

Monday, Dec. 18, 6 to 9 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Get into the Glow of the Holiday. Join as they cruise through Tradewinds Park Christmas Light Exhibit and tour local neighborhoods. Adults: $5, Children 12 & under: $2. For more information, call 954-480-4481.

Books & Toys and Ice Cream Social

Wednesday, Dec. 20, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Center

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Please join Commissioner Gloria Battle and the City of Deerfield Beach in a Book and Toy drive for children less fortunate in our community. A book and toy will be handed out at the event, which includes ice cream. Collection bins will be available at City Hall located at 150 NE 2 Ave. and Constitution Park, located at 2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd., in Deerfield Beach. All residents and local organizations are encouraged to help in this effort by donating new, unwrapped books and toys. The city will be collecting the items until Friday, Dec. 15. For more information, contact the City of Deerfield Beach at 954-480-4263.

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Posted on 07 December 2017 by LeslieM

Boca Holiday Parade

Wednesday, Dec. 6, 7:30 to 9 p.m.

Sanborn Square

72 N. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Begins at Federal Highway & SE 7 Street. Goes north to Mizner Park Amphitheater. Local bands, choirs, dancers, floats. Expect over 1,000 participants. For more information, call 561-367-7073.

Winter Wonderland

Saturday, Dec. 9, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Villages of Hillsboro Park

4111 NW 6 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Enjoy two giant snow hills, a trackless train, a giant snow globe, holiday treats and a wood workshop courtesy of Home Depot and, of course, Santa!

Snow Day

Saturday, Dec. 9, 2 to 6 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Climb a rock wall, jump in one of the bounce houses, ride a train, get your face painted, make arts & crafts, decorate cookies and play in the snow! Bring your camera to take pics with Santa.

Breakfast with Santa

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

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

He’s making his list and checking it twice! This is your chance to eat breakfast and play games with Santa Claus. Please consider donating a toy for the less fortunate. $7 for admission. For more information, call 954-786-4111.

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, Dec. 9, 10 a.m. to noon

LHP Fire Department

3740 NE 22 Ave.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

This event is being hosted by the Lighthouse Point Fire Rescue Department. Open to all Lighthouse Point children 12 and under! Please be sure to bring a new, unwrapped gift for Toys for Tots!

Boat Parade

Sunday, Dec. 10, 5 to 9 p.m.

Starts at Lake Santa Barbara

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

The parade starts at 6:30 p.m. Boats leave Lake Santa Barbara and heads north to Hillsboro Boulevard. Enter your boat for free. Chance to win 1 of 3 cash prizes! Captains get goody bags filled with great items from chamber members PLUS a free DVD of the boat parade, T-shirts and social media exposure for your business. Places where you can view the parade are Sands Harbor Resort (this is where the judges will be), Two Georges at The Cove, Houston’s, The Rusty Hook, Harbors Edge Park and Alsdorf Park. Get a registration form from rbunker@paymaster.com.

Season of Wonders”

Sunday Dec. 10, 10 a.m.

Community Presbyterian Church

1920 SE 4 St,

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Presentation of the cantata. This expressive work is filled with classic carols as well as newly composed anthems and encourages us to ponder the miracles surrounding the birth of Jesus. For more information, call 954-427-0222.

Chanukah celebration

Tuesday, Dec. 12, 5 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre

(in the courtyard near the carousel)

1955 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

The Chabad of North Broward Beaches is doing a menorah lighting with Mayor Lamar Fisher. Music, doughnuts, latkes, arts and crafts for the kids! If you need a Menorah Kit, please email rabbi@JewishLHP.com.

Save the Date:

Celebrate Children’s Christmas”

Saturday Dec. 16, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Community Presbyterian Church

Briggs Hall

1920 SE 4 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Santa Claus arrives at 12:30 p.m. delivering gifts for the children. photo opportunity and much more attractions for the family. includes a delicious snack and lunch! For more information, call the office at 954-427-0222, Katia at 561-674-4864 or email communitych1920@gmail.com.

Cookies & Milk with Santa

Saturday, Dec. 16, 3 to 5 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre

1955 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Santa will read kids a story and eat cookies with them. Holiday activities and giveways too. Don’t miss Paws & Claus on Dec. 17 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., a chance for your precious pets to get a photo with Santa too.

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Posted on 07 December 2017 by LeslieM

Rose: An Intimate Portrait of Rose Kennedy

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

Mizner Park Cultural Center

201 Plaza Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Rose is an intimate portrait of Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, Camelot’s “queen mother,” as she retraces the rise and fall of her great family. Based on never-before-heard interviews compiled by distinguished Kennedy biographer Laurence Leamer, returning to the stage after a sold-out Chicago and Off-Broadway run! The show will continue through Dec. 23. To purchase tickets, visit www.miznerparkculturalcenter.com or call 844-672-2849.

ABC Safe Boating Class

Saturday, Dec. 9, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Pompano Beach Sail and Power Squadron

3701 NE 18 Terr.

Pompano Beach 33064

Learn everything you need to operate a boat, including what to do in case of emergency. You will receive your Boating Certificate and Florida boating education card upon completion. The class fee, which includes a boating textbook, is $25 for Broward residents and $60 for all others. For more information or to register, visit www.pompanosafeboating.com or call 754-444-1470.

Zonta Zaturday Zhopping

Thursday, Dec. 9, 2 to 6 p.m.

Charming Charlie in Promenade

4413 Lyons Rd.

Coconut Creek, FL 33073

Shop ‘til you drop. Ten to 20 percent of sales will benefit the Greater Deerfield Beach Zonta Club for community service projects and scholarships. RSVP: carmenellie@gmail.com.

2nd Annual Car Show

Saturday, Dec. 9, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

5050 Wiles Rd.

Coconut Creek, FL 33073

A car show to benefit the Monarch Knights Baseball Team (Trophies). There will be Food Trucks and vendors. Car clubs always welcome!

Garden Club meets

Monday, Dec. 11, noon to 2 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The Pompano Beach Garden Club is a non-profit organization. The meeting is open to the public. The program is “Holiday Designs.” For more information, call 954-253-9938.

Shred-A-Thon & Operation Medicine Cabinet

Saturday, Dec. 9, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Deerfield Beach substation

580 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

The prescription drug take-back program, operating under the name Operation Medicine Cabinet, allows participants to turn in unused or expired prescription medication to receive a $5 gift card provided by the Sheriff’s Foundation of Broward County (while supplies last, limit one per family).

The Shred-A-Thon provides residents with a safe way to dispose of their personal documents, check stubs, credit card offers, receipts and any other paperwork that contains sensitive information. The service is free of charge. There’s a limit of five boxes per person. Documents destroyed are shredded by Safeguard Document Destruction. For more information about the event, call 954-831-8902.

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Riptide Music Festival

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

Ft. Lauderdale Beach Park

1100 Seabreeze Blvd.

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Cage The Elephant, Weezer, Andrew Mcmahon, Boyz II Men, Salt-n-Pepa, Loverboy and more will be playing at this 2-day event. Shuttle parking lots open at 10 a.m. Saturday & Sunday. On Sunday, showtimes will be 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. To purchase tickets, visit www.riptidefest.com/tickets.

Breakfast with Santa

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

Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Enjoy breakfast, photos with Santa, arts & crafts. Family of four is $10 with $5 each additional person. Organized by Deerfield Beach Historical Society. For more information, call 954-429-0378 or visit www.deerfield-history.com.

Ocean Way Holiday

Saturday, Dec. 2, 5 to 9 p.m.

International Fishing Pier

200 NE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Join the City for the Annual Deerfield Beach Ocean Way Holiday Celebration. Bring the entire family out for a magical evening. Enjoy musical performances, kids activities, photos with Santa, tasty holiday treats, ice skating by the ocean and snow showering all night! For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Cocktails with Santa

Thursday, Dec. 7, 6 to 9 p.m.

Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Enjoy some libations and good company. Holiday foods and sweet treats. $20 donation. Extra fee to take pics with Santa. R.S.V.P. to judithofdfb@gmail.com.

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 with a holiday celebration to include children’s activities, inflatable slides, glitter tattoos, and, of course, Santa Claus! Mayor Lamar Fisher will light the community Yuletide Tree to officially ring in the holiday season in Pompano Beach. For more information, call 954-786-4111.

Save the Date: ABC Safe Boating Class

Saturday, Dec. 9, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Pompano Beach Sail and Power Squadron

3701 NE 18 Terr.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

This class includes learning what to do in emergencies and basic seamanship education. You will receive your Boating Certificate and Florida boating education card upon completion. The class fee, which includes a boating text book, is $25 per person for Broward Residents and $60 for all others. For more information or to register, visit www.pompanosafeboating.com or call 754-444-1470.

Breakfast with Santa

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

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

He’s making his list and checking it twice! This is your chance to eat breakfast and play games with Santa Claus. Please consider donating a toy for the less fortunate. $7 for admission. For more information, call 954-786-4111.

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Emoticoncert 2: The Spirit of Giving

Saturday, Nov. 25, 2 p.m.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Presented by South Florida Chamber Ensemble (SFCE). Dancers join the SFCE trio for a performance of Tchaikovsky’s joyful Nutcracker ballet paired with the happiest American ballet ever written, Aaron Copland’s Rodeo. To purchase tickets, visit www.ccpompano.org.

Fleetwood Mac Tribute

Saturday, Nov 25, 8 to 11 p.m.

Galuppi’s

1103 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

The Definitive Fleetwood Mac Show is one that fans will look forward to seeing with a cast of well-known local artists, including Melinda Elena as Stevie Nicks, Eddie Jelley as Lindsey Buckingham, Larry Quadagno at Mick Fleetwood, Howie Hughes as John McVie and Eldad Kira as the keys of Christine McVie. This tribute has been called “one of the most authentic Fleetwood Mac experiences” in South Florida! There’s no charge to attend this free concert on the patio. Tributes and Popular Bands are at Galuppi’s every Friday and Saturday night. For more information, visit www.galuppis.com or call 954-785-0226.

Tuesday Night Beach Dances

Tuesday, Nov. 28, 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. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Save the Date: Ocean Way Holiday

Saturday, Dec. 2, 5 to 9 p.m.

International Fishing Pier

200 NE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Join the city for the Annual Deerfield Beach Ocean Way Holiday Celebration. Bring the entire family out for a magical evening as we celebrate the season. Enjoy musical performances, kids activities, photos with Santa, tasty holiday treats, ice skating by the ocean and snow showering all night! For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Riptide Music Festival

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

Ft. Lauderdale Beach Park

1100 Seabreeze Blvd.

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316

Cage The Elephant, Weezer, Andrew Mcmahon In The Wilderness, Portugal, The Man, and many more bands will be playing at this two-day event. Shuttle parking lots open at 10 a.m. Saturday & 10 a.m. Sunday. On Sunday, the showtimes will be 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. To purchase tickets, visit www.riptidefest.com/tickets.

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.

Breakfast with Santa

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

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

He’s making his list and checking it twice! This is your chance to eat breakfast and play games with Santa Claus. Please consider donating a toy for the less fortunate. $7 for admission. For more information, call 954-786-4111.

ABC Safe Boating Class

Saturday, Dec. 9, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Pompano Beach Sail and Power Squadron

3701 NE 18 Terr.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

This class includes local boating knowledge, what to do in emergencies, and basic seamanship education. You will receive your Boating Certificate and Florida boating education card upon completion. The class fee, which includes a boating textbook, is $25 per person. for Broward Residents and $60 for all others. For more information or to register, visit www.pompanosafeboating.com or call 754-444-1470.

55th Annual Pompano Beach Boat Parade

Sunday, Dec. 10, 5 to 9 p.m.

Starts at Lake Santa Barbara

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

The parade starts at 6:30 p.m. Boats leave Santa Barbara and head north to Hillsboro Boulevard. Enter your boat for free! Chance to win one of three cash prizes. Captains get goody bags filled with great items from chamber members plus a free DVD of the boat parade, T-shirts and social media exposure for their business. Places where you can view the parade are Sands Harbor Resort (where the judges will be), Two Georges at the Cove, Houston’s, The Rusty Hook, Harbors Edge Park and Alsdorf Park. Get a registration form from rbunker@paymaster.com.

Season of Wonders”

Sunday Dec. 10, 10 a.m.

Community Presbyterian Church

1920 SE 4 St,

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Presentation of the cantata. This expressive work is filled with classic carols, as well as newly composed anthems and encourages us to ponder the miracles surrounding the birth of Jesus.

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