HAPPENINGS

Posted on 25 August 2016 by LeslieM

Creative Clash at Magnetic Pompano

Friday, Aug. 26, 7 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre, Ste. 108

1955 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Competing artists will be painting on mannequins. Winner will become first Macy’s Pompano artist of the month, and will have pieces of their work exhibited on the 2nd floor display gallery. Come cheer on and meet artists. This free event is open to the public. R.S.V.P. at www.magneticpompano.org or call 954-839-9578.

A Day in the Park

Saturday, Aug. 27, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Mayo Howard Park

(Just North of Cracker Barrel)

1131 FAU Research Park Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Join Gwyndolen Clark-Reed (running for State Senate, District 34) and Whitney Rawls (running for State Rep. District 92) for the “3P’s” (pens, pencils & paper giveaway). There also will be free hot dogs, chips and Capri Sun (while supplies last.) Enjoy music and super slide. Free event.

McMahon Mix & Mingle Fundraiser

Saturday, Aug. 27, 7:30 p.m.

McIsland

601 NE 3 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Help raise funds for U Can Ride therapeutic horseback riding program which helps special needs individuals. Includes dinner buffet, open bar, entertainment, billiards, arcade games & raffle prizes. Minimum $15 donation. R.S.V.P. with the amount of people in your party to http://mixandmingle.pingg.com/mix.

Authors and Autographs

Sunday, Aug. 28, 1 to 4 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Local authors will sell and autograph their books. Used book sale too. Free event. Donations accepted. www.deerfield-history.org or call 954-429-0378.

Adult coloring class

Monday, Aug. 29, noon to 2 p.m.

NE Focal Point Senior Center

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Coloring generates wellness and quietness while stimulating the brain areas related to the senses and creativity. No fee for class. Bring your own coloring pencils/markers. Drawings will be provided. For more information, call 954-480-4447 or email nefocalpoint@deerfield-beach.com. Classes held every Monday.

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Super Circuit Fitness Registration

Saturday, Sept. 10 through Oct. 29

8:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.

Pioneer Park

222 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

One hour cardio and strength/endurance fitness training program. Registration is $9 per single class or 8 classes for $64. Register today at any of the City of Deerfield Beach community centers, or visit www.dfb.city/registration. For additional information, call 954-480-4361.

6th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Saturday, Sept. 17, 8 a.m.

Crystal Lake Golf Club

3810 Crystal Lake Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33064

Hosted by Kiwanis Club of Deerfield Beach. All proceeds benefit Kiwanis children’s charities. Registration: $125-individual/$500 foursome (includes continental breakfast and awards luncheon.) Extras include: raffle prizes, silent auction, 50/50 raffle, free drinks on the course. Many sponsorships still available. Contact Henry at 954-242-6083 or hgouldrealtor@comcast.net, or Kerri at 954-980-1833 or kerri1217@gmail.com.

Save the Date:

Friends of the DB Arboretum meets

Thursday, Sept. 8, 7 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Arboretum

Constitution Park

2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Speaker will be Ira Wechterman, president of the Friends of Deerfield Island Park. Hear about this natural nature preserve … what it is now and what it will become. Plant giveaway. Light refreshments will be served. Meeting is free and open to the public. For information, call 954-480-4495 or visit www.treezoo.com.

2nd Annual Women in Deerfield Expo

Thursday, Sept. 15, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Royal Fiesta Caterers

The Cove Shopping Center

1680 SE 3 Court

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Showcase your woman-owned or woman-oriented business. Must provide a sample or service to attendees. Vendor space is limited and first come first served. Register at www.deerfieldchamber.com or call Daisja Brinson at 954-427-1050. Presented by the Deerfield Beach Chamber of Commerce.

11th Annual Shop For A Cause

Friday, Aug. 26 through Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016.

Macy’s has provided Gateway Community Outreach (GCO), in Deerfield Beach, with shopping passes to sell for $5 each. GCO will keep 100 percent of the proceeds for every shopping pass that it sells. By purchasing a shopping pass from GCO, customers support homelessness prevention and can enjoy discounts at Macy’s.

For more information, visit www.macys.com/shopforacause.To purchase a shopping pass, contact Madonna Letourneau at 954-725-8434 or 561-289-6127 or visit www.gcoflorida.org.

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Posted on 18 August 2016 by LeslieM

Dive-In Movie — The Good Dinosaur

Friday, Aug. 19, 7:30 p.m.

Aquatics Center

501 SE 6 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free movie. For information call,954-420-2262 or visit www.Deerfield-Beach.com.

Summer Time Fun

Friday, Aug. 19, 5 to 9 p.m.

Sprinkles & Scoops Ice Cream Shop

1624 SE 3 Ct.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

It is almost time to go back to school so take the whole family for some ice cream at this new-to-The-Cove ice cream shop. Besides delighting in some tasty flavors, you will be helping out a good cause. Twenty percent of proceeds benefit NE Focal Point CASA, Inc. For more information, call 954-480-4460.

Movies on the Lawn – The Lorax 3-D

Friday, Aug. 19, 8 p.m.

Intersection of Atlantic Blvd.

and Pompano Beach Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnics. Free, family friendly event. For more information, call 954-786-4111 or visit www.pompanobeachfl.gov.

Guided Tour

Saturday, Aug. 20, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Get a guided tour of the Historic Butler House. Visit the new Alice B. Gift Shop. For more information, visit www.deerfieldbeachhistoricalsociety.com.

David Presler performs

Temple Beth Israel

Sunday, Aug. 21, 2 p.m.

201 S. Military Tr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Cantor and entertainer, David Presler, performs. Tickets are free and can be reserved by email at etaarts@aol.com or call 954-421-7060. Donations are welcome.

Kristin’s Catching Up Fundraiser

Sunday, Aug. 21, 5 to 9 p.m.

American Rock Bar and Grill

1600 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

This Cultural Collision Bash will be filled with music, performance art, entertainment, food, fun and raffles. This will be an evening of good vibes you won’t want to miss. The event will support Kristin Cappiello as she faces unprecedented challenges in her life. Please call 754-235-3783 for details.

Tuesday Night Beach Dance

Tuesday, Aug. 23, 7 to 9 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Total Recall will be playing. Wear your dancing shoes and bring a beach chair for a fun evening under the stars. Free. Sponsored by the City of D.B. For information, call 954-480-4429.

$1 Short Stack Day

Tuesday, Aug. 23, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m

IHOP

516 S. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

100 percent of the proceeds will be donated to No Kid Hungry to help end child hunger. You can also donate to the No Kid Hungry campaign by visiting www.IHOP.com from Aug. 1 through Sept. 25.

National Lighthouse Preservation Day

Saturday, Aug. 20, hourly from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sands Harbor Dock

125 N. Riverside Dr.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

If you have never gone before or if it has been awhile, now is the time to visit the historic Hillsboro Lighthouse. Be aware it gets windy up there, but it provides amazing views of the whole area, so bring your camera. Just walking around the grounds and seeing the Barefoot Mailman statue and other memorials make it a worthy visit and a beautiful day. Transportation is by boat. Arrive at dock 10 to 20 minutes before departure to register. Parking is on east side of street in city (pay) parking lot. Must wear flat, closed shoes. Children must be 4 ft. tall to climb the tower. No pets. $25; free to HLPS members. For more information, visit www.hillsborolighthouse.org/tours.

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Posted on 11 August 2016 by LeslieM

NE Focal Point Preschool Open House

Thursday, Aug. 11, 7 to 8:30 p.m.

NE Focal Point

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten offered for ages 2-5 years, beginning Aug. 22. Open year round, Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuition includes breakfast, lunch and snacks. Art, music, computer classes and swimming lessons also included. Teachers are certified. For information, call 954-480-4473 or email: jhafer@fdeerfield-beach.com.

Music under the Stars

Friday, Aug. 12, 7 p.m.

Pompano Beach Great Lawn

Corner Atlantic Blvd. & Pompano Beach Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Featured band D Funk and the Flo (R&B and Funk band).Music under the Stars will be held the second Friday of every month For more information, visit www.pompanobeachfl.gov or call 954-786-4111.

Sushi & Stroll

Friday, Aug. 12, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens

4000 Morikami Park Rd.

Delray Beach, FL 33446

Cool off as you stroll the gardens, sip craft sakis, taste Asian cuisine, shop in the museum store and listen to the roars of Fushu Daiko’s taiko drum performances. Adults: $15, children (6-17): $9, under 6 free. Seniors/Military: $13 (with valid ID), students: $11 (with valid ID). Food and drinks are not included in the admission price. Call 561-495-0233 or visit www.morikami.org.

Guided Tour

Saturday, Aug. 13, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Guided tours of the Historic Butler House. New Alice B Gift Shop now open. Fee: donation.

Back to School Fair

Saturday, Aug. 13, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreation Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Students will receive free backpacks full of supplies, free haircuts, free health screenings. Demonstrations by Broward Sheriff Office’s fire trucks and equipment. Free food & refreshments. For additional information, call 754-224-9182.

Talk to the Mayor

Tuesday, Aug. 16, 7 p.m.

City Commission Chambers

150 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Mayor Jean Robb invites residents to her annual “Talk to the Mayor” event. In addition to sharing your comments and questions, there will be a presentation by the developer of the proposed Dixie Highway apartment complex, Deer Trace residences [see more, Pg. 6]. That will be followed by a short update on the Infrastructure Surtax Referendum that voters will see on the November ballot. As a part of that presentation, you will see the list of proposed city infrastructure projects that could be funded by the surtax should voters choose to support that referendum. For more information, contact the City Manager’s office at 954-480-4263.

Vendor Registration for 2nd Annual Women in Deerfield Beach Expo

Thursday, Sept. 15, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Royal Fiesta Caterers

The Cove Shopping Center

1680 SE 3 Court

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Showcase your woman-owned or woman-oriented business. Must provide a sample or service to attendees. Vendor space is limited and first come, first served. Register at www.deerfieldchamber.com or call Daisja Brinson at 954-427-1050. Presented by the Deerfield Beach Chamber of Commerce.

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Posted on 04 August 2016 by LeslieM

Dive in Movies: McFarland USA

Friday, Aug. 5, 8 p.m.

Houston Sworn Pool

901 NW 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Cool off with a dip in the pool while you enjoy a feature film. Snacks and refreshments will be available. For more information, call 954-786-4116 or visit www.pompanobeachfl.gov.

Rainforest Grand Opening

Saturday, Aug. 6, 9 a.m.

Constitution Park’s Arboretum

2841 Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Come see the newly-constructed rainforest. Light hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served. For additional information, call Constitution Park at 954-480-4494.

Superhero Splash Bash

Friday, Aug. 5, 6 to 10 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Family event with games, splash water park playtime, a movie, bounce house, prizes and more. All ages. $6 per person, children 1 year and under free. Pre-registration required; call 954-357-5100.

Registration and tour — NE Focal Point

Saturday, Aug. 6, 9 a.m to noon

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free Voluntary Pre Kindergarten offered for ages 2-5 years, beginning Aug. 22. Open year round, Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuition includes breakfast, lunch and snacks. Art, music, computer classes and swimming lessons also included. Teachers are certified. 5+Quality Rated School with APPLE Accreditation. For information, call 954-480-4473 or email jhafer@fdeerfield-beach.com.

Guided Tour

Saturday, Aug. 6, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Guided tours of the Historic Butler House. New Alice B Gift Shop now open. Visit www.deerfield-history.org or call 954-429-0378 for information.

Deerfield Beach Orchid Society meeting

Tuesday, Aug. 9, 7:30 p.m.

Woman’s Club of Deerfield Beach

910 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Speaker: Thanh Nguyen, owner-operator of Springwater Orchids, Melbourne, FL. Guests or new members always welcome. No charge for a guest to visit first two times. After that, there is an annual membership fee. Visit: www.deerfieldbeachorchidsociety.org or email deerfieldbeachorchidsociety@gmail.com for information.

Seeking vendors: 2nd Annual Women in Deerfield Beach Expo

To be held: Thursday, Sept. 15, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Royal Fiesta Caterers in The Cove Shopping Center, 1680 SE 3 Court, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441. Showcase your woman-owned or women-oriented business. Must provide a sample or service to attendees. Vendor space is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. Register at www.deerfieldchamber.com or call Daisja Brinson at 954-427-1050. Event is presented by the Deerfield Beach Chamber of Commerce.

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Posted on 28 July 2016 by LeslieM

Tee-Off Party for 6th annual Charity Golf Tournament

Thursday, July 28, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

The Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Hosted by Deerfield Beach Kiwanis Club. Food, drinks and prizes. 10 percent off if you register and pay in full for golf tournament that will be held on Saturday, Sept. 17. For more information, call 954-242-6083 or 654-980-1833.

Arts and Crafts Sale

Thursday, July 28, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

B’nai B’rith Apartments

299 SW 3 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Many paintings, crafts, jewelry, antiques, goodies and beverages for sale. Proceeds benefit the B’nai B’rith Foundation. For information, call 954-426-5577.

Super Circuit Fitness Program

Saturday, July 30, 8:15 to 9:15 a.m

Pioneer Park

222 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Every Saturday. Registration: $9 per single class/$64-8 classes. Register today at any City of DB communitycenters, or visit www.deerfield-beach.com/registration. For information, call 954-480-4361.

NE Focal Point Preschool Open House

Saturday, July 30, 9 a.m. to noon

NE Focal Point

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free Voluntary Pre Kindergarten offered for ages 2-5 years, beginning Aug. 22. Open year round, Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuition includes breakfast, lunch and snacks. Art, music, computer classes and swimming lessons also included. Teachers are certified. 5+Quality Rated School with APPLE Accreditation. For information, call 954-480-4473 or e-mail jhafer@fdeerfield-beach.com.

Sundays at the Butler House: Backyard Garage Sale

Sunday, July 31, 1 To 4 p.m.

Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Bargain hunter delights. Antiques and collectables. Gift Basket drawing. Food available for purchase. Free tours of Butler House. Sponsored by Deerfield Beach Historical Society. For information regarding membership or special activities, call 954-429-0378 or visit www.deerfield-history.org.

6th Annual Clothes off our Back for Women in Distress

Wednesday, Aug. 3, 5 to 8 p.m.

Oceans 234

234 N. Ocean Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Clean out your closet or just donate the clothes off your back for this fabulous cause. Accepting new and gently worn men, women and children’s clothing, cell phones and chargers. $20, includes butler-passed appetizers and raffle ticket to win a luxurious stay-cation on “The Island.” For information, call 954-428-2539.

Save the Date: Cuisines & Poetry

Friday, Aug. 5, 8:15 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.)

Pompano Citi Centre

1955 N. Federal Hwy. #104

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Experience spoken word poetry at its best. All teams and performers are either high schoolers or heading for their freshman year in college. Admission: Adults-$10/Children- $5. $4 hotdog combos. For information, visit www.pompanociticentre.com.

Save the Date: Rainforest Grand Opening

Saturday, Aug. 6, 9 a.m.

Constitution Park’s Arboretum

2841 Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

City of Deerfield Beach Parks & Recreation Dept. is proud to announce the grand opening of the newly-constructed rainforest. Light hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served. For additional information, call Constitution Park, 954-480-4494.

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Posted on 21 July 2016 by LeslieM

Food Truck Invasion

Thursday, July 21, 5 to 10 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park

401 S Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

For all ages. Various trucks sell a variety of foods. For more information, call 954-357-5100 or visit www.FoodTruckInvasion.com.

Magnetic Pompano, Featuring Joey Gilmore

Friday, July 22, 8 to 11 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre

1955 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Come listen to some R & B and Blues. $20. For information, visit www.magneticpompano.com or call 954-839-9578.

Superhero Splash Bash

Friday, July 22, 6 to 10 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Family event with games, splash water park play time, a movie, bounce house, prizes and more. All ages. $6 per person,children 1 year and under free. Pre-registration required, call 954-357-5100.

Concert, Tree Dedication Ceremony & Lunch

Sunday, July 24, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Community Presbyterian Church

1920 SE 5 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Offering an uplifting guitar playing and singing service. Also, historical special Tree Dedication Ceremony on the lawn with Margaret Briggs and family followed by a complimentary luncheon. Events and parking are complimentary. Visit www.communitych.org or call 954-427-0222.

St. Ambrose Men’s Club to go to Seminole Casino & Boomer Times Expo

Tuesday, July 26, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

St. Ambrose Church

380 S. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Play at the casino. Attend the Boomer Times Expo, where over 60 exhibitors representing insurance, financial, health and wellness, technological, entertainment, travel, fashion and more will show off their goods and services. Special veteran’s ceremony, music by Jerry Mann and four drawings of $250 (must be present to win). $30 (includes $20 free play, transportation and a chance to win 50 premium prizes.)

For more information, call Jerry Mann at 954-856-6062.

Tuesday Night Beach Dance

Main Beach Parking Lot

Tuesday July 26, 7 to 9 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

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

6th Annual NE Focal Point Family Night

Tuesday, July 26, 5 to 9 p.m.

Duffy’s

401 N. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Eat, drink and have fun. 2 for 1 drinks, desserts for two, kids’ menu. 10 percent of proceeds benefit NE Focal Point. Meet staff and learn about services, programs, volunteer opportunities. For information, call 954-480-4449.

Kendra Gives Back Party

Wednesday, July 27, 3:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Mizner Park

411 Plaza Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Enjoy sips, sweets and Kendra Scott jewelry. 20 percent of all proceeds benefit Gateway Community Outreach.

For information, call 954-725-8434.

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group

Wednesday, July 27, 10 a.m.

NE Focal Point

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Caregiver training and support for individuals caring for people with Alzheimer’s disease, memory impairments, dementia and cognitive limitations. For information, call 954-480-4463. Meetings held every Wednesday.

Health and Financial Wellness Fair

Wednesday, July 27 and Thursday, July 28

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Free. Blood-pressure checks, cholesterol/ diabetes tests and more. Free 30 minute financial seminars ($25 gift card will be given away at each seminar). Blood mobile will accept donations. Face painting by Bella the Clown. For information, call 954-786-4626.

The Mummers Band plays

Wednesday, July 27, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m

Herb Skolnick Community Center

800 SW 36 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33069

The Mummers Band is made up of a variety of instruments that include strings, bells, woodwinds, accordions, keyboard and percussion. $8 tickets may be purchased at the Herb Skolnick Community Center or visit www.eventbrite.com. For more information, call 954-786-4590 or visit www.pompanobeachfl.gov.

Arts and Crafts Sale

Thursday, July 28, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

B’nai B’rith Apartments

299 SW 3 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Beautiful paintings, arts, crafts, jewelry, antiques, goodies and beverages for sale. Proceeds benefit the B’nai B’rith Foundation. For information, call 954-426-5577.

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Posted on 15 July 2016 by LeslieM

Dive-In Movie – Inside Out

Friday, July 15, 7:30 p.m.

Aquatics Center

501 SE 6 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free movie. For information, call 954-420-2262 or visit www.Deerfield-Beach.com

Midtown Gospel Hapi Hour Sessions

Friday, July 15, 6 to 9 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre

1955 N. Federal Hwy.,

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Free event features Gospel artists performing with live band. J. Smith, of Gospel station WMBM, will emcee. Non-alcoholic refreshments available for purchase. For more information, visit www.magneticpompano.com or call 954-839-9578.

Pooches on the Patio

Friday, July 15, 5 to 7 p.m.

Boca Resto Lounge

3360 N. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Dog friendly event. Includes silent auction. $15 donation at the door or $10 in advance (includes 1 free drink — Pooch Punch.) All proceeds go to Milo’s Dog Rescue. For advance tickets or information, call 561-702-3306 or visit www.milosdogrescue.com.

Sephora Grand Opening

Friday, July 15, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre

1955 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Stop by to receive a free, sample-packed makeup bag, plus the first 100 people in line will receive a free Sephora Inside JCPenney gift card, while supplies last. For more information, visit www.pompanociticentre.com.

Movies on the Lawn – Inside Out

Friday, July 15, 8 p.m.

Intersection of Atlantic & Pompano Beach Blvds.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Free, family friendly event. Bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnics. For more information, call 954-786-4111 or visit www.pompanobeachfl.gov.

Hillsboro Lighthouse Tour

Saturday, July 16, 8:30, 9:15, 10 & 11 a.m.

Meet boat at Alsdorf Park

2974 NE 14 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Registration/check-in starts 30 minutes prior to first sail time and remains open until the last boat returns. Parking anywhere in the (pay) parking lot. Closed-toe shoes required (no flip flops or open-toed sandals). Children must be at least 4 ft. tall. $25 per person transportation fee. For information, e-mail info@hillsborolighthouse.org or call 954-942-2102.

Guided Tour

Saturday, July 16, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Take a look inside the Butler House and learn its history. New Alice B Gift Shop now open. For information, call 954- 429-0378 or visit www.deerfieldbeachhistoricalsociety.com.

5th Annual Boca Burger Battle

Saturday, July 16, 7 to 10 p.m.

(VIP starts at 6 p.m.)

Sanborn Square Park

72 N. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Look for Federal Highway from Palmetto Park Road NE 2 Street to be shut down again to make way for this culinary extravaganza. See chefs from around the area light up their grills and get to cooking, all competing to see who will create the Best Boca Burger. Quench your thirst with craft beer and wines. A portion of proceeds benefit PROPEL (People Reaching Out to Provide Education and Leadership). Live entertainment by Voodoo Possum and Big City Dogs. No pets allowed. Rain or shine. $50 General Admission, includes three drink tickets and unlimited food tastings. VIP, with unlimited food and drink tastings and early entry is $75 (Pre-Sale), $125 (Regular). Tickets: www.bocaburgerbattle.com or call 561-338-7594.

Kids Discovery Day

Saturday, July 16, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Community Presbyterian Church

Briggs Hall

1920 SE 4 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free fun day for kids. Puppet Theater, face painting, arts and crafts, healthy pizza, snacks available. For more information, call 561-674-4864.

Tuesday Night Beach Dance

Tuesday, July 19, 7 to 9 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Get ready to dance. Total Recall will be playing for your entertainment. Wear your dancing shoes and bring a beach chair. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Open Ballroom Dance Sessions

Tuesday, July 19, 1 to 3 p.m.

NE Focal Point

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Learn how to dance the classics, such as the Waltz, Cha Cha, Fox Trot, Merengue, Tango and Rumba. Light refreshments served. For more information, call 954-480-4447 or e-mail tsutton@deerfield-beach.com. Dance sessions held every Tuesday.

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Posted on 07 July 2016 by LeslieM

Meet & Greet With The “Pup”arazzi

Thursday, July 7, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Silverspot Cinema

4441 Lyons Road

Coconut Creek, FL 33073

Special “yappy” hour with Animal Aid, Inc. Movie: Secret Life of Pets will show at 6 p.m., 8:10 p.m. and10:20 p.m. Bring your pet to walk the outdoor red carpet and greet the “pup”arazzi. Attendees will enjoy specialty cocktails and happy hour featuring $3 Lobster Rolls and $5 per glass house wine. Animal Aid, Inc. bringing small dogs available for adoption. For reservations or information, call 954-840-8150 or visit www.silverspot.net.

Food Truck Invasion

Thursday, July 7, 5 to 10 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Various trucks sell a variety of foods. For more information, call the park at 954-357-5100 or visit www.FoodTruckInvasion.com.

Superhero Splash Bash

Friday, July 8, 6 to 10 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Family event with games, splash water park playtime, a movie, bounce house, prizes and more. All ages. $6, children 1 year and under free. Pre-registration required, call 954-357-5100.

Worth the Drive: Sushi & Stroll

Friday, July 8, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens

4000 Morikami Park Rd.

Delray Beach, FL 33446

Cool off as you stroll the gardens, sip craft sakis, taste Asian cuisine, shop in the Museum Store and listen to the roars of Fushu Daiko’s taiko drum performances. Adults: $15, children (6-17): $9, under 6 free. Seniors and Military: $13 (with valid ID), students: $11 (with valid ID). For more information, call 561-495-0233 or visit www.morikami.org.

Lace Up

Saturday, July 9, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Deerfield Beach High School

910 Buck Pride Way

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free camp for boys and girls ages 5 to 18. Presented by the Shoelace Foundation. www.LaceUpCamp.eventbrite.com.

Once Upon a Mattress

Saturday, July 9, 7 p.m.

Sunday, July 10, 2 p.m.

FAU Boca Raton campus

Studio One Theatre

777 Glades Rd.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Play is also on Friday, July 15, 7 p.m.; Saturday, July 16, 2 and 7 p.m.; Sunday, July 17, 2 p.m. Tickets — $20, Students: $12, FAU faculty, staff, alumni: $15 with ID. Tickets avail-able at the Box Office in FAU’s Student Union, Monday toFriday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., or at the door if available. For more information, visit www.fauevents.com or call 561-297-6124.

Soulful Sunday

Sunday, July 10, 6 to 9 p.m.

Ali Cultural Arts

353 Hammondville Rd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Free family friendly outdoor concert. Featuring the gospel sounds of Dwight Moment and Symphony. For more information, call 954-786-7876.

Deerfield Beach Orchid Society Meeting

Tuesday, July 12, 7:30 p.m.

Woman’s Club of Deerfield Beach

910 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Speaker: Bill Thoms, internationally recognized orchid hunter, breeder and grower extraordinaire. No charge to visit the first two times. After that, annual membership fee applies. For more information, visit www.deerfieldbeachorchidsociety.org or e-mail deerfieldbeachorchidsociety@gmail.com.

U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Summer Cocktail Reception

Wednesday, July 13, 6 to 8 p.m.

Madison’s New York Grill & Bar

2006 NW Executive Center Cir.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Benefits the David and Fela Shapell Family Collections and Conservation Center, which opens April 2017. Ticket price: $20 at the door (includes one drink & hors d’oeuvres). Walk-ins are welcome. RSVP or for more information, contact Robert Tanen at rtanen@ushmm.org or call 561-995-6773.

Conversation Piece: a modern salon

Friday, July 15, 7 to 10 p.m.

Bailey Contemporary Arts

41 NE 1 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Interactive and spontaneous discussion on current events and their impact on culture and the arts. Tickets: $10 (pre-registration available on Eventbrite). Third Friday of each month. For more information, call 954-284-0141.

Save the date:5th Annual Boca Burger Battle

Saturday, July 16, 7 to 10 p.m.

(VIP starts at 6 p.m.)

Sanborn Square Park

72 N. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Look for Federal Highway from Palmetto Park Road NE 2 Street to be shut down again to make way for this culinary extravaganza. See chefs from around the area light up their grills and get to cooking, all competing to see who will create the Best Boca Burger. Quench your thirst with craft beer and wines. A portion of proceeds benefit PROPEL (People Reaching Out to Provide Education and Leadership). Live entertainment by Voodoo Possum and Big City Dogs. No pets allowed. Rain or shine. $50 General Admission, which includes three drink tickets and unlimted food tastings. VIP, which received unlimited food and drink tastings and early entry, is $75 (Pre-Sale), $125 (Regular). Purchase Tickets online at www.bocaburgerbattle.com or call 561-338-7594.

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FOURTH OF JULY HAPPENINGS

Posted on 30 June 2016 by LeslieM

Deerfield Beach

Entertainment Schedule

South Stage (SE 1 St. and Ocean Way)

Whisky Six: 12- 1 p.m.

Army Gideon: 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Caribbean Chillers: 3 – 4:30 p.m.

The Regs: 5:15 – 6:45 p.m.

Eaglesmania (Eagles Tribute Band): 7:30 – 9 p.m.

North Stage (Hillsboro Blvd. and Ocean Way)12:30 p.m. until fireworks. Bands include: The Rockaways, Baker Act, The Hucklebucks, The Search, Tonto Goldberg, Kristin Cappiello, Late for Dinner and other special guests.

Parking/ Trolley: Parking on the barrier island will be limited during the event. Complimentary parking will be available at The Cove Shopping Center and St. Ambrose Catholic Church. Attendees can make the short walk across the bridge to the event or take the complimentary shuttle service between The Cove Shopping Center and the beach or St. Ambrose Catholic Church and the beach. The shuttle will run from 11 a.m. to 5:45 p.m., then the shuttle service will be suspended when Hillsboro Blvd. and the Hillsboro Blvd. bridge are closed to vehicular traffic, and will resume from 11 p.m. to midnight.

Road Closures:

International Fishing Pier will be closed at 11 p.m. on Saturday, July 2 and will reopen at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, July 5.

Ocean Way from Hillsboro Boulevard to SE 4 Street, the Main Beach Parking Lot, the lot behind Ocean Rescue Headquarters and the Pier Parking Lot will be closed at 12 a.m. on Monday, July 4 and will reopen on the morning of July 5.

SE 2 Street and SE 1 Street at A1A will be closed at 6 a.m. on Monday, July 4 and will reopen on the morning of July 5.

On July 4, from 6 to 11 p.m., the Hillsboro Boulevard bridge, A1A from Hillsboro Boulevard to SE 3 Street, and Ocean Way at NE 21 Avenue, will be closed to traffic.

On July 4, from 7 to 11 p.m., the Hillsboro Boulevard Bridge will remain in the locked down position from 7 to 11 p.m. for pedestrian traffic.

For any questions regarding the event, visit www.deerfield-beach.com/4thofjuly or contact the Community Events and Outreach Division at 954-480-4429.

Pompano Beach

Pompano Beach Fishing Pier

222 N. Pompano Beach Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Starting at 6 p.m. Live music, featuring Chain Reaction, a Journey tribute band, followed by emcee Kenny Walker and 102.7 The Beach Radio Station. 9 p.m.— fireworks will fill the night sky as they are launched from the end of the Pompano Beach Fishing Pier. Blankets and lawn chairs are welcome; however, personal fireworks, glass containers, alcohol and pets are prohibited.

Pier Parking Garage, located across the street from the pier,will be open. For more information about garage, see pg. 9. For more information on event, visit www.pompanobeachfl.gov or call 954-786-4111.

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HAPPENINGS

Posted on 30 June 2016 by LeslieM

 

Guided Tour of Butler House

Saturday, July 2, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Learn the history of the historic Butler House. New Alice B Gift Shop now open.

Rainforest Planting Party, Part 2

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

Deerfield Beach Arboretum

Constitution Park

2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Help plant out Rain Forest! Lunch will be served at noon. Wear closed-toed shoes and bring work gloves.

For more information, call 954-480-4494.

Donate blood, receive free movie ticket

Monday, July 4, 9:15 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Big Red Bus”

AIA and SE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Donate blood and receive free movie ticket, limited-edition T-shirt. Free wellness checkup. Includes blood pressure, pulse, temperature, iron count and cholesterol screening.

Call 888-936-6283 for more information.

Worth the Drive!: 11th Annual Florida Supercon

Friday, July 1 to Monday, July 4

Miami Beach Convention Center

1901 Convention Center Dr.

Miami Beach, FL 33139

Celebrating comics, anime, video games, fantasy and sci-fi. Long list of celebrities attending! For tickets, visit www.floridasupercon.com.

Save the date: DFB Shop opens

Thursday, July 7, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

International Fishing Pier

200 NE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The City of Deerfield is pleased to announce the launch of DFB Shop, the new souvenir, bait and tackle shop.The City will celebrate this launch with hors d’ oeuvres, music and fashion show to unveil the new beach bags, T-shirts, hats and more. All attendants receive 20-percent discount on clothing items that day only! See also e-commerce site at www.deerfieldbeachshop.com.

5th Annual Boca Burger Battle

Saturday, July 16, 7 to 10 p.m.

(VIP starts at 6 p.m.)

Sanborn Square Park

72 N. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Look for Federal Highway from Palmetto Park Road NE 2 Street to be shut down again to make way for this culinary extravaganza. See chefs from around the area light up their grills and get to cooking, all competing to see who will create the Best Boca Burger. Quench your thirst with craft beer and wines. A portion of proceeds benefit PROPEL (People Reaching Out to Provide Education and Leader-ship). Live entertainment by Voodoo Possum and Big City Dogs. No pets allowed. Rain or shine. $50 General Admission, which includes three drink tickets and unlimted food tastings. VIP, which receives unlimited food and drink tastings and early entry, is $75 (Pre-Sale), $125 (Regular).

Purchase Tickets online at www.bocaburgerbattle.com or call 561-338-7594.

 

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