Holiday Happenings

Posted on 01 December 2016 by LeslieM

Deerfield Beach

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, Dec. 3, 9:30-11 a.m.

Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Family of 4-$10, $5 ea. additional person. For more information, email elilly707@aol.com or call 954-429-0378.

Ocean Way Holiday

Saturday, Dec. 3, 5 to 9 p.m.

International Fishing Pier

200 NE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Unveiling of holiday light display. Enjoy performances by local schools, kids’ activities, photos with Santa, tasty holiday treats, snow showers for the night, new life size snow globe, ice skating at the beach, and a visit from Rudolph and friends! Free event. Items available for purchase.

Cocktails with Santa

Thursday, Dec. 8, 6 to 8 p.m.

Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

This is the night for adults to have some good cheer for a great cause. Help out the Historical Society and mingle with your neighbors. Cost: $10 donation. For more information, email elilly707@aol.com or call 954-429-0378.

Snow Day

Saturday, Dec. 10, 2 to 6 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Rec. Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Day full of activities and rides for all ages, arts and crafts, entertainment, a fun visit from Santa and snow. Photo opportunities will be available. Free Event. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Scuba Santa

Saturday, Dec. 10, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Aquatic Center

501 SE 6 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Have your pictures taken underwater with Santa. Must be able to swim and hold your breath for at least 5 seconds. Fee: $5 per picture. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Christmas Light Tours

Wednesday, Dec. 14, 6 to 9 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Rec. Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Cruise through Tradewinds Park Christmas light exhibit and tour local neighborhoods. Fee: Adults $5/Children 12 & under $2. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Winter Wonderland

Saturday, Dec. 17, 10 a.m. to noon

Villages of Hillsboro Park

4111 NW 6 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Slide down two giant snow hills, ride on horse-drawn hayrides, enjoy refreshments and holiday treats, see a giant snow globe and get a visit from Santa. Free event. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Holiday Ice Cream Social with Santa

Saturday, Dec. 17, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Johnny Tigner Community Center

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Make your own ice-cream sundae, win prizes by singing your favorite Christmas songs, create arts & craft projects and meet Santa. Free event. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Lighthouse Point

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, Dec. 3, 10 a.m. to Noon

Lighthouse Point Fire Station

3740 NE 22 Ave.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Open to all Lighthouse Point children 12 and under. Hosted by the Fire Rescue Department. For more information, call 954-943-6500.

Lighthouse a’glow

Wednesday, Dec. 7, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Frank McDonough Park

3500 NE 27 Ave.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Come out to meet Santa, enjoy some holiday refreshments and caroling. For more information, call 954-943-6500.

Pompano Citi Centre Events

1955 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, Dec. 3, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Enjoy a continental breakfast with Santa Claus. Listen as he reads a favorite holiday story. Kids can enjoy milk and cookies provided by Subway, do holiday crafts, take pictures with the “Snow Princess” and take home a special gift from under the Christmas Tree. Tickets available online, in advance only. $5 per child/$10 per adult, limited quantity. To purchase, visit www.pompanociticentre.com.

Family Fun Day with Santa

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

Enjoy live musical performances, face painting, games and more. Be on the lookout for some “snow” every hour. Bring cameras to snap free pictures with Santa Claus. Carousel open for $1 per ride. Admission is free. Adult supervision required.

BYOD(OG) to Meet Santa

Saturday, Dec. 17, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Bring your furry best friends to take free photo with Santa Claus. All dogs must be on a leash and safe for Santa to handle. Designated water stations will be located throughout the shopping center and clean up baggies will be available in Center Court. Please pick up after your pet. Enjoy live musical performances, face painting, games, snow flurries and more. Bring a camera for photo opps. Carousel open for $1 per ride. Free. Adult supervision required. For information on all events, visit www.pompanociticentre.com.

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Posted on 01 December 2016 by LeslieM

Concert — Boyz II Men

Friday, Dec. 2, 7:30 p.m.

Pompano Beach Amphitheatre

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Tickets: $40-75, Ticketmaster. For more information, visit www.pompanobeacharts.org.

Kids Discovery Day

Saturday, Dec. 3, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Community Presbyterian Church

1920 SE 4 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Everyone Invited. Enjoy holiday craft projects, decoration for Christmas tree, Christmas cookies, Santa Claus & Mrs. Claus. Free demonstrations, history time & free snacks. For more information, call 954-427-0222.

Hillsboro Lighthouse Tours

Saturday, Dec. 3, 8:30, 9:30, 10:30 a.m.

Sands Harbor Resort and Dock

125 N. Riverside Dr.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

$25, free to HLPS members. Transportation is by boat. Shuttle boats hourly. Public parking across from Sands Harbor Resort. Must wear flat, closed shoes. Children must be 4 ft. tall to climb the tower. No pets. For more information, visit www.hillsborolighthouse.org/tours.

Tuesday Night Beach Dances

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

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Johnny Vincent” will be playing. Wear dancing shoes and bring your beach chair for a fun evening under the stars. For more information visit, www.deerfield-beach.com or call 954-480-4200.

Holiday Brunch & Auction

Saturday, Dec. 10, 9:30 a.m. to noon

Oveta McKeithen Recreation Complex

445 SW 22 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Sponsored by the Deerfield Beach Kiwanis West. Buy your holiday gifts at the auction. Tickets $15. RSVP to Vel at 984-428-1537.

Save the date: Pompano Beach Boat Parade

Sunday, Dec. 11, 6 to 8 p.m.

Participating vessels are decked out for the holidays with lights and music, sailing along the Intracoastal through Pompano and surrounding towns. The parade begins at Lake Santa Barbara and cruises the Intracoastal Waterway ending at the Hillsboro Boulevard Bridge. Some places to view this beautiful parade are The Sands Harbor Resort, Two George’s at the Cove, Houston’s Restaurant, Harbors Edge Park and Alsdorf Park.

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Posted on 23 November 2016 by LeslieM

Santa’s Big Arrival Snow Party

Friday, Nov. 25, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre

1955 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Children and their families are invited to greet Santa as he makes his grand entrance in style via fire truck with help from the Pompano Beach Fire Department. Enjoy hourly “snowfall,” create holiday-themed arts and crafts, write and place your wish list in Santa’s mailbox, sponsored by Macy’s Make-A-Wish Foundation, and dress up for pictures at the “Elfie Selfie” station. Parents are encouraged to bring their own cameras to snap free pictures with Santa. Carousel will be open for $1 per ride. Admission is free; adult supervision of children is required. For more information and other events, visit www.pompanociticentre.com.

Saltwater license-free fishing day

Saturday, Nov. 26

Fishing license requirement is waived for all recreational anglers (residents and non-residents). All other rules (e.g., seasons, bag and size limits) apply. An annual license for residents can be purchased at 1-888-FISH-Florida or visit www.License.MyFWC.com.

Beach Dance

Tuesday, Nov. 29, 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. Wear dancing shoes and bring beach chair for a fun evening under the stars. Free event. 954-480-4429

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group

Wednesday, Nov. 30, 10 a.m.

NE Focal Point

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Caregiver training and support group for individuals caring for people with Alzheimer’s disease, memory impairments, dementia and cognitive limitations. Individuals who would like to learn more about Alzheimer’s disease and available resources are also welcomed. Group held every Wednesday. For more information, call 954-480-4463.

Hillsboro Lighthouse Tour

Saturday Dec. 3, 8:30, 9:30, 10:30 a.m.

Sands Harbor Dock

125 N. Riverside Dr.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Must wear flat, closed shoes. Children must be 4 ft. tall to climb the tower. No pets. Transportation is by boat from Sands Harbor Dock. $25; free to HLPS members. For more information, visit www.hillsborolighthouse.org/tours.

Breakfast with Santa — Saturday, Dec. 3

Deerfield Beach

9:30-11 a.m.

Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Family of four: $10, $5 ea. additional person. For more information, email elilly707@aol.com or call 954-429-0378.

Lighthouse Point

10 a.m. to noon

Lighthouse Point Fire Station

3740 NE 22 Ave.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Open to all Lighthouse Point children 12 and under. Hosted by the Fire Rescue Department. For info., call 954-943- 6500.

Pompano Beach

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre

1955 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Enjoy a delicious continental breakfast with Santa Claus. Spend one-on-one time with St. Nick as he reads a favorite holiday story, and enjoy milk and cookies provided by Subway. Do holiday crafts, take pictures with our special guest the “Snow Princess” and take home a special gift from under the Christmas Tree. Tickets available online, in advance only. $5 per child/$10 per adult, limited quantity. To purchase tickets, visit www.pompanociticentre.com.

Save The Date: Holiday Brunch & Auction

Saturday, Dec. 10, 9:30 a.m. until noon

Oveta McKeithen Recreation Complex

445 SW 22 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Sponsored by the Deerfield Beach West Kiwanis Club Tickets $15. RSVP at 954-428-1537.

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Family Bed and Breakfast

Friday, Nov. 18, 3 p.m. to Sunday, Nov. 20, 1 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Activities include hayride on Friday night, a movie on Saturday night and a continental breakfast followed by a guided nature walk on Sunday morning. Each campsite features a 10-by-10-ft. platform tent fully set up, a fire ring, a barbecue grill, a picnic table, water and electricity, access to showers/restrooms. Campers are on their own for dinner both nights. Fees: $80/campsite (4 campers); $5/each per additional camper (limit 2). Pre-registration/pre-payment are required. One camper age 18 or older must be present at each campsite. For further information, call the park at 954-357-5100.

Family Movie in the Park

Friday, Nov. 18, 6:30 p.m.

Frank McDonough Park

3500 NE 27 Ave.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

The Lighthouse Point Cultural Arts Committee will be hosting a family movie in the park. For information, call 954-943-6500.

Movies on the Lawn – Good Dinosaur 3-D

Friday, Nov. 18, 7 p.m.

Great Lawn

3501 E. Atlantic 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.

Car Show

Saturday, Nov. 19, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Monarch High School

5050 Wiles Rd.

Coconut Creek FL 33073

Sponsored by Monarch High Knights Baseball. Trophies, food trucks, raffles, DJ and more. Car Clubs welcome. $10 entrance fee.

5th Annual Orchid Show & Sale

Saturday, Nov. 19 & Sunday, Nov. 20, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

$5 admission, children under 12 free. For information, call 954-786-4111.

DB Chapter of Hadassah Meets

Monday, Nov. 21, Noon

Century Village

Le Club Activities Center, Rm. C

3501 West Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Speaker: Ron Raab, on the Jewish National Fund. Refreshments will be served. Guests are welcome, including snowbirds and chapters up north.For information, call 954-427-9902.

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group

Wednesday, Nov. 23, 10 a.m.

NE Focal Point

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Caregiver training and support group for individuals caring for people with Alzheimer’s disease, memory impairments, dementia and cognitive limitations. Individuals who would like to learn more about Alzheimer’s disease and available resources are also welcomed. Group held every Wednesday. For more information, call 954-480-4463.

African Chic Hair Show

Saturday, Nov. 19, 6 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Presented by Sequoia Beauty Expo. Natural hair education and free giveaways. For information, call 954-297-2687.

Orchard Supply Hardware Opening Events

340 S. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Info: 954-421-0266

Friday, Nov. 18, 7 p.m.

Meet the Scott Brothers

Straight from Reality TV, the Scott brothers are coming for a book signing and meet & greet. Bring your copy of their book Dream Home: The Property Brothers’ Ultimate Guide to Finding & Fixing Your Perfect House or purchase in-store to have it signed. Photo ops available with book only.

Saturday, Nov. 19, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Housewarming Party

Tour the store, experience potting bench and work bench, make own Mason jar succulent, enjoy complimentary ice cream/shaved ice and much more.

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Posted on 10 November 2016 by LeslieM

The Christmas Emporium

Friday, Nov. 11, noon to 8 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 12, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

St. Gregory’s Episcopal Church

100 NE Mizner Blvd.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

200 gorgeous gift baskets, magnificent Christmas decor, attic treasures, dollar table, baked goods. For info.,call 561-395-8285.

Christmas Boutique

Saturday, Nov. 12, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 13, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church

2700 NE 36 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Handmade decorations, unique crafts, knitted and crocheted items, baked sweets and special raffles. Refreshments available for purchase. For more information, call 954-943-9154.

7th annual Gridiron Grill-Off Food & Wine Festival

Saturday, Nov. 12

Pompano Beach Amphitheater

1806 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Features a Grill-Off competition with NFL legends and celebrity chefs from South Florida’s finest restaurants. Fans spend the afternoon eating, sampling fine Kendall Jackson Wines, voting on their favorite grill recipes and competing with their favorite NFL players in the annual cornhole tournament. For more information, event schedule and tickets visit www.gridirongriller.com.

Super Circuit Fitness program

Begins Saturday, Nov. 12, 8:15 to 9:15 a.m.

Pioneer Park

222 NE 2 Ave.,

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

One hour cardio and strength/endurance fitness training program. Classes run Saturdays from Nov. 12 to Dec. 31. Registration: $9 per class or 8 classes $64. Register at any community center or visit www.dfb.city/registration. For additional information, call 954-480-4361.

Pancake breakfast

Sunday, Nov. 13, 9 a.m. to noon.

Elks Lodge

700 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Hosted by the Benevolent Patriotic Order of DOES Drove 142. Adults-$6/Children-$3. Open to the public. For information, call 954-587-1121.

Appreciation Cookout

Sunday, Nov. 13, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Forest Lawn North Funeral Home and Cemetery

200 Copans Rd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Thank you for veterans and first responders. Featuring live music by Joey Dale and the Gigolo’s, and games. Call 954-784-4000 to confirm your reservation.

Havana Nights

Sunday, Nov. 13, 3 to 6 p.m.

Frank McDonough Park

3500 NE 27 Ave.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Features Cuban style food and Pop/Latin DJ. Family-friendly event hosted by LHP Chamber. For more information, call 954-946-3838.

Calling all Future Firefighters

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 6 to 8 p.m.

Fire Station 102

1441 SW 11 Way

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free firefighter orientation class for those interested in pursuing a career in Fire Rescue Services. For more information, call 954-831-8223.

Memory & blood pressure screenings

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

NE Focal Point Senior Center

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Screenings are for seniors age 60 years old and older. For further information, call 954-480-4449.

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group

Wednesday, Nov. 16, 10 a.m.

NE Focal Point

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Speaker: Joan Gould, FAU, Charles E. Schmidt School of Medicine. Caregiver training and support group for individuals caring for people with Alzheimer’s disease, memory impairments, dementia, and cognitive limitations. Individuals who would like to learn more about Alzheimer’s disease and available resources are also welcomed. Group held every Wednesday. For more information, call 954-480-4463.

History at High Noon

Wednesday, Nov. 16, noon to 1 p.m.

Deerfield Beach City Hall

Commission Chambers

150 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Speaker, local historian and author, Mayra Repko, who wrote “My Favorite Place – Everglades City, Then and Now” will give a presentation. Free entrance; donations accepted. For more information, call 561-429-0378 or visit www.deerfield-history.org.

Library Book Sale

Thursday, Nov. 17 through Saturday, Nov. 19

9 a.m.to 4 p.m.

Dixon Ahl Hall

2200 NE 38 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

For more information, call 954-946-6398.

Macy’s Kicks Off 9th Annual Believe Campaign

Letter writing program to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Through Dec. 24, customers can visit their local Macy’s store to drop their letters to Santa into big red letterboxes or send online at www.macys.com/believe. For each letter collected in-store and online, Macy’s will donate $1, up to $1 million, to Make-A-Wish. This year’s campaign will bring back the beloved National Believe Day on Dec. 9.

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7th Annual Ranse Classic Volleyball Tournament

Friday, Nov. 4 through Sunday, Nov. 6

On Deerfield beach

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Benefiting Ranse Jones Stroke Awareness Fund. For information and schedule of events, visit www.ranseclassic.com.

Barefoot Mailman Send Off BBQ

Saturday, Nov. 5, noon to 3 p.m.

Dixie Divers

455 S Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Original statue from 1973 will be sunk as an artificial reef. Take a picture next to the statue before it makes the underwater journey. Complimentary food and drinks. Hang out with “Scuba Nation.” For information, call 954-420-0009.

7th Annual Boca Raton Wine & Food Festival

Saturday, Nov. 5, 6 to 10 p.m.

Sanborn Square

72 N. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Chefs from the tri-county area converge upon the festival grounds for the Grand Tasting event bringing their tasty tidbits with them for guests to enjoy. There will also be a special area inside for the 3rd Annual Craft Brew Battle. There will be an opportunity to shop, mingle and splurge. For more information, visit www.bocaratonwineandfoodfestival.com.

Honor Our Troops Classic Car Show

Saturday, Nov. 5, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre

1955 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Antique, classic, vintage, custom and hot rod vehicles will be parked throughout the open-air mall. Kids can enjoy arts & crafts, or ride the carousel for only $1. Free admission. Car show visitors are encouraged to donate $1 to the William “Bill” Kling VA Clinic and, in return, will receive an American flag key chain. For information, visit www.PompanoCitiCentre.com.

Movie Night at the Library

Saturday, Nov. 5, 2 p.m.

Percy White Library

837 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Showing Star Trek: First Contact. Free event. Sponsored by the Friends of Percy White Library. For information, call 954-357-7680.

Annual PEO Tag Sale

Saturday, Nov. 5, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Grace Community Church

600 W. Camino Real

Boca Raton, FL 33486

Buy Clothing, household items & more.

Lighthouse Tour

Sunday Nov. 6, 8:30, 9:15, 10 & 11 a.m.

Alsdorf Park

2974 N.E. 14 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Tour the Hillsboro Lighthouse. Transportation is by boat. Arrive at dock 10-20 mins. 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. Visit www.hillsborolighthouse.org/tours.

Walk for Parkinson’s Disease

Sunday, Nov. 6, 8:30-11:30 a.m.,

FAU Football stadium

FAU Blvd.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Walk starts at 10 a.m. Celebration of movement features a family-friendly walk course and Movement Pavilion, featuring activities like Yoga, Tai Chi, Zumba, dance, balance and boxing. The aim is to encourage people to stay active and move for better health. For more information, visit www.movingdaybocaraton.org.

Broward Women’s Chorus rehearsals

Wednesday, Nov. 9, 10 a.m.

Ft. Lauderdale UU Church

3970 NW 21st Ave.

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309

All women singers welcome. Rehearsals held every Wednesday. For more information, call 954-677-3190, email info@bwcchoralgroup.org or visit www.bwcchoralgroup.org.

Friends of Deerfield Beach Arboretum meet

Thursday, Nov. 10, 7 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Arboretum

Constitution Park

2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach FL 33442

Speaker is Mel Nass. Learn all about grapes-varieties best for making wine, juice, raisins and to eat. Plant giveaway, light refreshments will be served. Meeting is free and open to the public. For more information call, 954-480-4495 or visit www.treezoo.com

Worth the drive: Ft. Lauderdale Intl. Boat Show

Thursday, Nov. 3 through

Sunday, Nov. 6, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 7, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tickets are $28 per day for adults ($46 for two-day ticket), ages 6 to 15 $12 and under 6 is free. Prime time preview on Nov. 3 is $45. For VIP packages, email marketing@showmanagement.com. For more information, including the site-map, visit www.FLIBS.com.

Save the Date: Christmas Boutique

Saturday, Nov. 12, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 13, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church

2700 NE 36 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Handmade decorations, crafts, knitted and crocheted items, baked and special raffles. Refreshments available for purchase. For more information, call 954-943-9154.

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LHP Halloween

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

Dan Witt Park

4521 NE 21 Terr.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Open to all Lighthouse Point boys and girls, ages 12 and under. Costume contests, bounce houses, face painting, rides, and more. Costume contest will start promptly at 6:30 p.m. Free refreshments and candy for every child in costume. 954-943-6500.

Annual Halloween Hoe-Down

Thursday, Oct. 27, 6 to 9 p.m.

Villages of Hillsboro Park

4111 NW 6 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Creepy costume contests, pie eating and pumpkin-carving contests and petting zoo. Enjoy hayrides and a pumpkin patch. Refreshments available for purchase. Free entry. For more information, call 954-480-4494.

Annual Fall Festival

Friday, Oct. 28, 5:30 to 9 p.m.

First Baptist Church

701 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Hayride, bounce house, petting zoo, face painting, dunk tank, rock wall, candy bags for kids, popcorn, hotdogs, ice cream floats and much more. Free event. Call 954-427-1216 or visit www.deerfieldfirst.com.

Trunk-or-Treat

Friday, Oct. 28, 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park

Shelter #10 Parking Lot

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Participants are invited to dress up their cars and themselves. $2 fee for reserved parking spot, car costume contest, bounce house, candy giveaway and Halloween-themed movie. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Call 954-357-5100.

Halloween Festivities

Saturday, Oct. 29, 6 to 8 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex  

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Silly Magic Stage Show, balloon twisters, bounce houses, a costume contest, haystack candy find, arts & crafts, Halloween games and music by Extra, Extra Entertainment. Free entry. For more information, call 954-480-4481.

Halloween Harvest

Sunday, Oct. 30, 10 am to 2 p.m.

Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Candy, costumes and cornstalks. Fee: donation. 954-429-0378 or visit www.deerfield-history.org.

Annual Halloween Monster Concert

Sunday, Oct. 30, 7 p.m.

First Presbyterian Church of Pompano Beach

2331 NE 26 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Listen to terrifying toccatas and haunting harmonies on the great pipe organ accompanied by spectacular lumonics/laser display and featuring the Fabulous Follies Florida Show girls. Audience costumes encouraged. $10 suggested donation/kids free. 954-941-2308.

Halloween Bash

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

Pompano Citi Centre

1955 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Children 10 and under are invited to come dressed in their best costumes to enjoy Trick-or-Treating at participating stores at 5 pm. and a magical Wizard Show at 6 pm. The first 1,500 Trick-or-Treaters will receive complimentary candy bags handed out at the Pompano Citi Centre table. Adult supervision required. Admission is free. Ride the carousel during event for $1. For more information, visit www.pompanociticentre.com or call 954-943-4683.

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Meet the Pompano Beach candidates

Thursday, Oct. 27, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Pompano Beach Woman’s Club

314 NE 2 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Town Hall style forum allows all candidates to introduce themselves, followd by audience questions. Free event, open to the public. Send questions to execprint@aol.com for early consideration for inclusion. For more information, call 954-649-9200 or 954-978-0018.

Dive-In Movie — Halloweentown

Friday, Oct. 28, 7:30 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Aquatics Center

501 SE 6 Ave.

Deerfield Beach FL 33441

Free. For information, call 954-420-2262.

Celebrate 60 years of First Christian Church

Saturday, Oct. 29, 6:30 p.m.-Dinner

Sunday, October 30, 9 a.m.-Continental breakfast

First Christian Church of Pompano Beach

1860 NE 39 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Sit-down dinner followed by fellowship and fun. Breakfast followed by 10 a.m. service and 60 years of memories with guest speaker Richard Marshall, one of the living ministers from the church. RSVP: 954-942-2515.

International Dinner

Saturday, Oct. 29, 6 p.m.

St. Peter’s Anglican Church

1416 SE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Enjoy food from the various homelands of members. Food, fellowship, prizes, raffle. All are invited. Call 954-695-0336 for information.

DB Farmer’s Market

Sunday, Oct. 30, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Farmer’s market, candy, costumes and special prizes. Books & crafts for the kids. Free tour of the Butler House and a book signing by Brenda Santiago. For more information, visit www.deerfieldbeachhistoricalsociety.com.

Fall Prevention Awareness Day

Thursday, Nov. 3, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

NE Focal Point Senior Center

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Learn tips on how to keep your home safe and reduce the risk of falls. Exhibitors include. rehab services: balance assessment, safe use of assistive device (walker, cane); ask the pharmacist: brown bag evaluation (bring your medications for review by our pharmacists); ask the dietitian: tips on health eating, diabetes, hypertension; social work: community resources & advanced directives; Broward Health North Memory Disorder Center: Alzheimer’s resources; aging & disability resource center: matter of balance, clear captions: phone for hearing impaired; SHINE: Understanding your Medicare benefits. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call 954-480-4449.

Save the date: 7th Annual Ranse Classic Volleyball Tournament

Friday, Nov. 4 through Sunday, Nov. 6

on Deerfield beach

Benefitting Ranse Jones Stroke Awareness Fund. For information and schedule of events, visit www.ranseclassic.com.

 

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Halloween Happenings & Fall Festivities

Posted on 19 October 2016 by LeslieM

Haunted House

Fridays & Saturdays, Oct. 21, 22, 28, 29, 7 to 11 p.m.

Sample McDougald House

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Children 18 and under-$10, Adults-$20. Proceeds go to scholarships for local students and charities. For more information, visit www.Rotary-Haunted-House.com. ($15 for adults when purchased online).

12th Annual Shriek Week

Fridays and Saturdays, Oct. 21, 22, 28, 29, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.,

Special “Lite Nite,” Thursday, Oct. 27, 5 to 9 p.m.

Sugar Sand Park

300 S. Military Tr.

Boca Raton, FL 33486

Appropriate for ages 7-12. “Lite Nite” for ages 5-12 (less intense version of the haunted house). Tickets: $8 per person. Reservations required can be booked in person, online, or by calling 561-347-3948. For information, visit www.Sugar-SandPark.org or call the Community Center at 561-347-3900.

8th Annual Halloween Fair & Horse Show

Saturday, Oct. 22, 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, “Pet Communicator” (bring your pet or a picture) and more. Pets must be on a leash. 12:30 p.m. costume contest on horseback. 1:30 p.m. public costume parade on foot. All ages. No registration needed. Meet at bleachers. For more information, visit www.pompanobeachfl.gov.

Annual Trunk or Treat

Tuesday, Oct. 25, 6:30 to 8 p.m

Trinity United Methodist Church.

3901 NE 22 Ave.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Free. Children should dress in non-scary costumes and must be accompanied by an adult. Hot dogs, snacks and drinks avail-able for purchase (proceeds benefit the church and its ministries.) Those who would like to decorate their trunks and pass out treats to the kids should call 954-941-8033.

Magician Michael Winters performs

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 10:30 a.m.

Percy White Library

837 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Halloween family fun for children of all ages (especially preschool aged and their parents/guardians).

Annual Halloween Hoe-Down

Thursday, Oct. 27, 6 to 9 p.m.

Villages of Hillsboro Park

4111 NW 6 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Creepy costume contests, pie eating and pumpkin carving contests and petting zoo. Free entry. Enjoy hayrides and a pumpkin patch. Refreshments available for purchase. For more information, call 954-480-4494.

Boo Bash

Friday, Oct. 28, 6 to 9 p.m.

Community Park

820 NE 18 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Carnival games, stage performers, DJ music and dancing, haunted bus, amazing inflatables, ghostly games and more. Dress in your best costume for pumpkin patch costume contest. Free, family-friendly event. For more information, call 954-786-4111.

Annual Fall Festival

Friday, Oct. 28, 5:30 to 9 p.m.

First Baptist Church

701 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Hayride, bounce house, petting zoo, face painting, dunk tank, rock wall, candy bags for kids, popcorn, hotdogs, ice cream floats and much more. Free event. Call 954-427-1216 or visit www.deerfieldfirst.com.

Trunk-or-Treat

Friday, Oct. 28, 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park

Shelter #10 Parking Lot

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Participants are invited to dress up their cars and themselves. $2 fee for reserved parking spot, car costume contest, bounce house, candy giveaway and Halloween-themed movie. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Call 954-357-5100.

Halloween Festivities

Saturday, Oct. 29, 6 to 8 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex  

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Activities will include the Silly Magic Stage Show, balloon twisters, bounce houses, a costume contest, haystack candy find, arts & crafts, Halloween games and music by Extra, Extra Entertainment. Free entry. For more information, call 954-480-4481.

Halloween Harvest

Sunday, Oct. 30, 10 am to 2 p.m.

Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Candy, costumes and cornstalks. Fee: donation. 954-429-0378 or visit www.deerfield-history.org.

Annual Halloween Monster Concert

Sunday, Oct. 30, 7 p.m.

First Presbyterian Church of Pompano Beach

2331 NE 26 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Listen to terrifying toccatas and haunting harmonies on the great pipe organ accompanied by spectacular lumonics/laser display and featuring the Fabulous Follies Florida Show girls. Audience costumes encouraged. $10 suggested donation/kids free. 954-941-2308.

Halloween Bash

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

Pompano Citi Centre

1955 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Children 10 and under are invited to come dressed in their best costumes to enjoy Trick-or-Treating at participating stores at 5 pm. and enjoy a magical Wizard Show at 6 pm. The first 1,500 Trick-or-Treaters will receive complimentary candy bags handed out at the Pompano Citi Centre table. Adult supervision required. Admission is free. Ride the carousel during event for $1. For more information, visit www.pompanociticentre.com or call 954-943-4683.

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HAPPENINGS

Posted on 19 October 2016 by LeslieM

Beach Sounds

Friday, Oct. 21, 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The Free Rads” play family friendly concert. Bring chairs and blankets. Free event. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

6th Annual Daytime Radness

Friday, Oct. 21, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., VIP-5 a.m.

Island Water Sports

1985 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Fighting Cancer with the Hager Family & Grind For Life. Enjoy the biggest sale of the year, plus ramp jam, waterslide, meet the pros and more. For more information or VIP passes, visit www.DaytimeRadness.com. See more, Pg. 10.

Movies on the Lawn — Goosebumps

Friday, Oct. 21, 7 p.m.

Great Lawn

Intersection of Atlantic Blvd. and Pompano Beach Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Free family event. Bring chairs, blankets and picnics. For more information, call 954-786-4111 or visit the city’s website at www.pompanobeachfl.gov.

Family Hayride & Campfire

Friday, Oct. 21, 7 to 9:30 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Bring the whole family and enjoy a fun hayride and bonfire, complete with s’mores. $3.50+ tax per person ages 3+ (includes one hayride and 1 bag of fixings for s’mores.) Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by calling or visiting the park. Also Nov. 18, Dec. 9 and Jan. 20, 2017.

For more information, call 954-357-5100.

16th Annual Health & Wellness Expo

Saturday, Oct. 22, 9 a.m. to 12:30 pm

NE Focal Point Senior Center

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free health education and information, health screenings, including balance, body mass index, carotid artery, glucose, cholesterol, skin cancer and blood pressure; massage; Operation Medicine Cabinet (prescription drug disposal); Walgreens will be administering flu shots (bring your insurance card); door prizes and entertainment. Breakfast and lunch available for purchase. For more information, call 954-480-4446.

Green Market

Saturday, Oct. 22, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

In front of Bailey Contemporary Arts

41 NE 1st St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Locally-produced open air market featuring local fruits and vegetables, baked goods, fresh seafood, gourmet teas and coffee, specialty food items, homemade crafts, health-related products and live music. Season opens in October and continues every Saturday through April. Free entrance. For more information, call 954-786-7824 or visit www.pompanobeachgreenmarket.com.

5th Annual Brazilian Festival

Saturday, Oct 22, 10 a.m.

Community Park

820 NE 18 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Brazilian local bands, kid’s zone, 150 vendors/exhibitors, food & beverage, many attractions and dancers. “Flora and Fauna” to show support for environmental protection. Free admission. Line-up includes Cidade Negra, Brazil’s all times BEST reggae band and Grammy “nominee,” Sambalá, School of Samba with more than 100 members parading in the festival; Cravo e Canela, Florida’s own and only Forró Band; Thathi, critically acclaimed from Salvador, Bahia, Thathi, and paying tribute to one of the best Brazilian female singers, Cássia Eller; Macaxeira, winner of the International Brazilian Press Awards for Best Brailian Band in U.S. Samba Reggae.

Worth the drive: Miss Broward County Scholorship Pageant meeting

Saturday, Oct. 22, 12:30 p.m.

Broward County Dan Pearl Library

10500 W. Oakland Park, Blvd.

Sunrise, FL 33351

Learn about Miss Broward Co., Outstanding Teen and Sunshine Princess Pageants. Call or text Ms. Brenda, 954-609-3334 with questions and to R.S.V.P.rn learn about

Kiwanis Club East Meet & Greet Halloween Party

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 6 p.m.

Duffy’s Restaurant

401 N. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Meet and greet Halloween party membership drive. Costumes optional. For information, call 954-428-1537.

Green Market

Sunday, Oct. 30, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

They offer fresh locally-grown fruits and vegetables, soaps & lotions, plants, fresh baked goods, prepared foods, doggie treats and more. On select Sundays: also Nov. 27, Dec. 18, Jan. 29, Feb. 26, March 26, April 30. For more information, call 954-429-0378.

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