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Posted on 30 July 2015 by L.Moore

Meeting RE: Burial Ground

Saturday, Aug. 1, 7 p.m.

Leo J. Robb Gymnasium 435 SE 2 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Community get-together to discuss options for preservation of site. Hosted by former Deerfield Beach Commissioner Ben Preston.

4th Annual Country Music Festival

Saturday, Aug. 1

Main Beach Parking Lot Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Listen to country music, browse through booths, including arts and crafts vendors, while enjoying the ocean breezes. Food and beverages from local restaurants will be available. Come and spend a day at the beach with the family while listening to a variety of country music entertainers. Along with the great music there will be a Classic Car Show Exhibition presented by JM Family, an assortment of local foods and cold beverages as well as arts and craft vendors. See pg 1 for schedule.

Brown Bag Clothing Drive

Saturday, Aug. 1, 9 a.m. to noon

St. Mathews Church 405 SW 3 St. Delray Beach, FL 33444

Donation of $5 gets bag full of clothes (Infants to teen sizes). Proceeds benefit All People’s Day Diversity Festival.

Dog social

Beginning Sunday, Aug. 2 5821 NE 14 Ave. Pompano Beach, FL 33334

Get out of the heat and have fun with your dog and other dog owners. Clean, inside, air conditioned training facility. Room to run and play. Cushioned floor, tunnels, jumps and challenges. Small dogs 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., large dogs noon – 1 p.m. Must call to register. Limited to six dogs per session. 954-328-0864.

Old Pompano Civic Assoc. meeting

Monday Aug. 3, 7 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center 1801 NE 6 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

BSO reports on neighborhood, Commissioner Hardin reports, neighborhood happenings and public input.

Midnight Magic

Tuesday, Aug. 4, 6:30 p.m.

Percy White Library 837 E. Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

See some magic at this fun event, with magician Gary Midnight.

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Posted on 22 July 2015 by L.Moore

Concert: Three Doors Down & Seether

Friday, July 24, 7:30 p.m.

The Amp 1806 NE 6 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

For more information on these bands and concert and how to get tickets, visit www.pompanobeacharts.org.

ALDI hiring event

Saturday, July 25, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Doubletree by Hilton Hotel 100 Fairway Dr. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

ALDI stores in Deerfield Beach and Boca Raton are hiring store associates ($12/ Hr.), Shift Managers ($16/ Hr.) and Manager Trainees ($22/ Hr.) To apply, must be 18, have a high school diploma or GED, be available to work anytime between 6 a.m. and 11 p.m. Monday through Sunday and have retail experience (management experience for management positions). Must be able to lift 45 lbs. Drug screening and background checks will be conducted for potential employees. Employees with over 25 hours a week are eligible for full health insurance and dental. ALDI’s wages and benefits are higher than the national average for retail. All employees are invited to participate in 401 (k) program.

Card Party

Tuesday, July 28, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Elks Lodge 700 NE 10 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Held by Benevolent Patriotic Order of DOES, Drove 142. Open to the public. Bring your table of friends or group. $4, includes dessert and coffee. Call 561-479-2002 for reservations.

5th Annual Family Night

Tuesday, July 28, 5 to 9 p.m.

Duffy’s 401 N. Federal Hwy. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Eat, drink and have fun. 10 percent of proceeds benefit NE Focal Point. Meet the staff, learn about their services and programs, find out about volunteer opportunities, win a door prize. Call 954-480-4449 for information.

Health and Financial Wellness Fair

Wednesday, July 29 and Thursday, July 30 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 and diabetes tests, glaucoma and vision screenings, financial seminars and more. $25 gift card will be given away at each financial seminar. Learn stress reduction techniques. Meet health and life insurance representatives. Get children’s fingerprinting. Enjoy chair massages. Win door prizes and giveaways throughout the day. For more information, call 954-786-4626.

Save the date: 4th Annual Country Music Festival

Saturday, Aug. 1 Main Beach Parking Lot Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Listen to country music, browse through booths, including arts and crafts vendors, while enjoying the ocean breezes. Food and beverages from local restaurants will be available. Come and spend a day at the beach with the family while listening to a variety of country music entertainers. Along with the great music, there will be a Classic Car Show Exhibition presented by JM Family. Info: 954-480-4429.

Ice Cream Social

Sunday, July 26, 2 to 5 p.m.

Butler House 380 E. Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Enjoy delicious ice cream while browsing through the “Christmas in July” backyard sale. Free concert from It Takes Two. Gift basket drawing. Butler House tours. Food and beverages for sale too. www.deerfield-history.org.

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Posted on 16 July 2015 by L.Moore

Preschool Open House

Friday, July 17, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

NE Focal Point Preschool 227 NW 2 St Deerfield Beach, FL 33431

Also Thursday, August 13 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tour the 5+ quality rated school, meet the quality teachers and volunteers who make the school a success, learn about their unique intergenerational programming. Tuition is affordable and includes breakfast and lunch, as well as Computer, Music and Art classes. The preschool serves children ages 3-5 years and is committed to making a difference in the lives of the children, seniors and families in the community.

Tour Deerfield Island Park

Saturday, July 18, 9 to 11 a.m.

1720 Deerfield Island Park Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Also August 29, Sept. 19, Oct. 10. Transportation is by boat, from Sullivan Park. Explore the unique coastal habitat of Deerfield Island Park. Learn about the island’s history and discover the ways Indians and pioneers used the land to survive. Guided by a naturalist. Water, a small snack of Florida delicacies and a set of species identification cards provided to take home. Close-toed shoes are recommended. For ages 8 and up. $20 ($10 each for group of two). Pre-registration required, call 954-357-5100.

CPR & First Aid Class

Tuesday, July 21, see times below

501 S. Flagler Ave. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Adult/Child/Infant CPR at 9 a.m. First aid at 11:30 a.m. Space is very limited, and you must register ahead of time. $45/both classes $40 CPR or First Aid only. Also Aug. 10 & Aug. 19. CPR Training 2 Go, LLC can be reached at 954- 461-8203 or at cprb2b@gmail.com.

Budget Presentation and Workshop

Wednesday, July 22, 9 a.m.

City Commission Chambers 100 W. Atlantic Blvd. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The Budget Workshop will include a presentation and discussion of the recommended Fiscal Year 2016 budget. After the presentation and public input, the City Commission will recess for 30 minutes and reconvene in the City Manager’s Conference Room on the 4th floor of City Hall for discussions on non-profit funding requests, proposed capital improvement projects and the Fiscal Year 2016 recommended operating budget. If more time is necessary, the City Commission will reconvene on Thursday, July 23 and Friday, July 24 in the City Manager’s Conference Room beginning at 9 a.m. to continue budget discussions.

School Supply Collection

Through July 24, Children’s Home Society of Florida is collecting backpacks and school supplies for more than 1,000 of Broward County’s most vulnerable children. Donations are being accepted until July 24 at 401 NE 4 St., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301. For information or to arrange a drop-off/pick-up, contact Samantha Thomason at Samantha.thomason@chsfl.org or call 954-453-6401.

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Posted on 09 July 2015 by L.Moore

Bike Night

Friday, July 10, 6 p.m.

American Legion, Post 227 141 NW 20 St. Boca Raton, FL 33431

Riders and guests, join in the fun with comrades … and pork chops. Donation: $10. For more information, call 561-395-1090.

CarFit

Friday, July 10, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Fire Station # 11, 109 N. Ocean Dr. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Ensure you car is fi t. Technicians inspect everything from proper seat belt use to properly adjusted head restraints. FREE. Takes about 20 minutes. Held by Pompano Beach Fire Rescue and Broward Sheriff’s Office. Not a mechanical inspection or driving test. To schedule appointment, call 954-240-8105.

About Boating Safely

Saturday, July 11, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Spanish River Park HQ Building

3939 N. Ocean Blvd. Boca Raton, FL 33431

Presented by Coast Guard Auxiliary in Boca Raton, this class covers navigation topics essential for any boater. Materials fee is $35. Bring lunch. For questions or RSVP, call 561-391-3600 and leave a message.

Memorial Paddle Out Eddie Wright

Saturday, July 11, 7 p.m.

International Fishing Pier (North side overlook) 200 NE 2 Ave. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The City of Deerfield Beach Ocean Rescue lost a beloved member of its team on June 14, 2015. Eddie Wright was 65 years old and has worked for the City of Deerfield Beach since 1994. He was a retired Pompano Beach Firefighter and worked for several South Florida municipalities as an Ocean Lifeguard. Eddie’s commitment to making a difference in the lives around him was a testament to the amazing individual he was.

Hillsboro Lighthouse tour

Saturday, July 11, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Sands Harbor Resort 125 N. Riverside Dr. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Boats run hourly from the Sands Harbor Resort 8:30 until 11:30 a.m. $25, free for HLPS members. Must wear fl at shoes with rubber soles and closed toes. No sandals, flip-fl ops or shoes with heels. Children must be with adult and be at least 4 ft. tall. No pets. Info: 954-942-2102 or visit www.hillsborolighthouse.org/tours.

Boca Burger Battle

Saturday, July 11, 6 to 10 p.m.

Sanborn Square Park 72 N. Federal Hwy. Boca Raton, FL 33432

Area restaurants compete to see whose burger is voted best. Quench your thirst with a craft beer or glass of wine. Live entertainment. 21+ only. Rain or shine. Portion of proceeds benefit PROPEL. $50, VIP: $125 ($75 pre-sale). Info & tickets: 561-338-7594. or www.bocaburgerbattle.com.

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Posted on 02 July 2015 by L.Moore

Tanabata

Thursday, July 2 to Thursday, July 9, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens 4000 Morikami Park Rd. Delray Beach, FL 33446

Free with paid museum admission. Tanabata traces its origins to the legend of Altair and Vega, stars and lovers separated by the Milky Way, allowed to meet just once a year: on the seventh day of the seventh month. During this time of year in Japan, families decorate bamboo branches with wishes for the future. Mirroring that tradition, visitors can write their own special wishes and place them on the Tanabata bamboo in the museum lobby. Info.: 561-495-0233 or visit www.morikami.org.

Open discussion

Regarding same sex marriage and other Christian concerns

Sunday, July 5, 10 a.m. 1416 SE 2 Terr. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Come and join in. 954-234-5199.

Zonta Festi-Fall seeks vendors

Zonta is holding their 3rd annual Festi-Fall at Emma Lou Olson Civic Center in Pompano Beach Sept. 26. They are currently seeking vendors. Join the arts and crafts vendors, jewelry artists, bakers and more. For more information or to be a vendor, call 561-392- 2223 or 561-482-8708. For more info. on Zonta, visit www.zontadeerfieldbeach.org. Look for more details on the event closer to the date.

July 4th events

Deerfield Beach

SE 1 St. & Ocean Way Deerfield Beach 33441

Concert — noon to 9 p.m.

Fireworks – 9:05 p.m.

Food and drinks available for purchase, vendors to browse, arts & crafts, JM Family Kids’ Zone & more. See Pg. 1 and 7 for details, including free shuttle and road closures. For more info, call 954-480-4429 or visit www.deerfield-beach.com.

Pompano Beach

Pompano Beach Fishing Pier 222 N. Pompano Beach Blvd. Pompano Beach FL 33062

6 p.m . — Music begins by DJ Holiday and Radio Station Magic 102.7

9 p.m. — Fireworks Blankets and lawn chairs are welcome. Personal fireworks, glass containers, alcohol and pets are prohibited.

Parking available at Atlantic Boulevard and A1A and on street. See Pg. 7 for details. For more information, call 954-786-4111 or visit www.pompanocheachfl.gov.

Boca Raton

Florida Atlantic University 777 Glades Rd. Boca Raton, FL 33431

4 p.m. – Stephen Sondheim’s musical “Company,” at FAU’s University Theatre.

6 p.m. – Games & family activities at Carnival Midway

6:30 p.m. – “Red, White & Blue Spectacular” by ZMC Entertainment

7:30 p.m. – Florida Wind Symphony, under the direction of Dr. Kyle Prescott, will present a patriotic, hand-clapping musical tribute

9 p.m. – Fireworks Tickets $15 for play; otherwise free. For more information on “Company” or FAU’s other summer productions, call 1-800-564-9539 or visit www.fauevents.com.

For more information on the fireworks or other festivities, call 561-393-7806, selection #2 or 561- 393-7827.

American Legion Post 227

141 20 St. Boca Raton, FL 33431

Noon – Hamburgers, Hot dogs, etc. Neil Diamond Tribute.

Donation: $6. Info.: 561-395-1090.

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Posted on 25 June 2015 by L.Moore

Splashtacular

Friday, June 26, 6 to 10 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park 401 S. Powerline Rd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Features games, movie, bounce house, prizes and splash time in the water playground. The fee is $6 per person (ages 12 months and under free); pre-registration is required. Also held July 10 and 24, and Aug. 7. For more information, call 954-357-5100.

Women’s Retreat: Upsy Daisy Relying on God to Lift Us Up

Friday, June 26 to Sunday, June 28

Comfort Inn Oceanside 50 Ocean Dr. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

For all women of the community. Sponsored by the Women’s Bible & Book Club of Trinity Church of Lighthouse Point. 3-day event is $75. For information, call 954-941-8033 or email info@trinitychurchlighthousepoint.com.

Fundraiser Yard Sale

Saturday, June 27, 8 a.m. to noon

First Christian Church Day School 1860 NE 39 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Vintage toys, books, clothes, desks and household items. Proceeds support non-profit licensed pre-school. For more information, call 954-942-2549.

Ham Radio Field Day

Saturday, June 27 & Sunday, June 28

Villages of Hillsboro Park 4111 NW 6 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Ham radio enthusiasts can join members of the Gold Coast Amateur Radio Association as they demonstrate their emergency communications skills by operating temporary amateur radio stations. FREE.

The Feast Day of St. Peter

Sunday, June 28, 10 a.m.

St. Peter’s Anglican Church 1416 SE 2 Terr. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Holy Communion and free luncheon. All are welcome. 954-695-0336.

Dixie/ Swing Jazz session

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

Elks Lodge 700 NE 10th St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Presented by Hot Jazz & Alligator Gumbo Society, $10. For more info., call 954-563-5390 or visit www.hagsjazz.com.

Save the date: Avis turns 60

Fun*raiser to benefit honor flight

Friday, July 3, 5 p.m.

Muddy Waters 2237 W Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Come celebrate Avis Swenson turning 60 with a fun*raiser to benefit Honor Flight. First 60 people to attend and donate to Honor Flight will receive a free drink.

Zonta Festi-Fall seeks vendors

Zonta is holding their 3rd annual Festi-Fall at Emma Lou Olson Civic Center in Pompano Beach, Sept. 26. They are currently seeking vendors. Join the arts and crafts vendors, jewelry artists, bakers and more. For more information or to be a vendor, call 561-392-2223 or 561-482-8708. For more info on Zonta, visit www. zontadeerfieldbeach.org. Look for more details on the event closer to the date.

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Audition for young singers

Saturday, June 20, 3 to 7 p.m.

Markee Studios 1700 S. Powerline Rd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Bring music or sing a capella for one minute, any musical genre. Open to underprivileged musically-talented children ages 4-16. Several children will be selected after their audition and will begin a 12-month journey receiving mentorship and lessons to ensure their musical talents continue to flourish and develop. This event by Little Dreams Foundation was created by legendary recording artist Phil Collins and his wife Orianne, who will be on the judging panel, along with son Nick Collins and musical director David Frangioni.

5th Annual Father’s Day Car Show

Sunday, June 21, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Mizner Park 327 Plaza Real Boca Raton, FL 33432

More than 150 unique cars will be on display, from antiques and classics to street rods, sports cars and more. This show, brought by Russ G. Events, will include a family-friendly concert by FAU Summer Concert Band, led by Kyle Prescott and sponsored by the City of Boca Raton following at the amphitheater from 7 to 8:30 p.m. FREE. Bring chairs or blankets. Chairs also available to rent for $5. Food and beverages available for purchase. No coolers or alcoholic beverages permitted. Rain or shine. Proceeds benefit Make-A-Wish® Southern Florida. For more information, visit www.miznerpark.com or call 561-362-0606.

Card Party

Tuesday, June 23, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Elks Lodge 700 NE 10 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Held by Benevolent Patriotic Order of DOES, Drove 142. Open to the public. Bring your table of friends or group. $4. Includes dessert and coffee. Call 561-479- 2002 for reservations.

HOA Board Certification Course

Tuesday, June 23, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Kaye Bender Rembaum 1200 Park Central Blvd. S. Pompano Beach, FL 33064

FREE. RSVP: seminars@KBRLegal.com or call 954- 928-0680.

Musical Sing-a-long

Tuesday, June 23, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

NE Focal Point Senior Center 227 NW 2 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Join Tamera Gregory as she takes you on a Musical Journey from past eras. For more information, call 954-480-4447.

Business Development Meet and Greet

Wednesday, June 24, 5:30 to 6:45 p.m.

Bailey Contemporary Arts (BaCA) 41 NE 1 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Meet new Business Development Specialist and General Services Department staff. Held to encourage participation of local and small business enterprises in the central procurement activities of the City. Staff will be on-hand to discuss and assist in vendor registration, City bid opportunities, solicitation document training and answer general procurement questions. Casual. RSVP: 954-786-4098.

Women’s Retreat: Upsy Daisy Relying on God to Lift Us Up

Friday, June 26 to Sunday, June 28

Comfort Inn Oceanside 50 Ocean Dr. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

For all women of the community. Sponsored by the Women’s Bible & Book Club of Trinity Church of Lighthouse Point. 3-day event is $75. For information, call 954-941-8033 or email info@trinitychurchlighthousepoint.com.

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Posted on 11 June 2015 by L.Moore

1st Annual DB Summer Music Festival

Saturday, June 13, 1 to 8 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex 445 SW 4 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Enjoy music, food, cold beverages (available for purchase), crafts and more. Kid’s zone, presented by Storm Tight Windows, includes waterslides, bounce houses, face painter and balloon artist! Complimentary shuttle service available from The Cove Shopping Center from noon to 9 p.m. For more information, call 954-480-4429 or visit www.deerfield-beach.com/smf.

Pancake breakfast

Sunday, June 14, 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: $5, Children $2.50. Open to the public. For information, call 954-255-3130.

Business Expo

Tuesday, June 16, 5 to 8 p.m.

Elks Lodge 700 NE 10 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Hosted by the Greater Pompano Chamber of Commerce. This is the time to network and show off your products and services to potential customers. Tables are $125 for Chamber members, $200 for non-members. Residents can attend for free. Raffles, refreshments and more.

For more information, call 954-941-2940 or visit www.pompanobeachchamber.com.

Women’s Retreat: Upsy Daisy Relying on God to Lift Us Up

Friday, June 26 to Sunday, June 28

Comfort Inn Oceanside 50 Ocean Dr. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

For all women of the community. Sponsored by the Women’s Bible & Book Club of Trinity Church of Lighthouse Point. For additional information, contact Trinity United Methodist Church by phone at 954- 941-8033 or email info@trinitychurchlighthousepoint.com.

Summer Horse Camps

Tradewinds Park & Stables 3600 W. Sample Rd. Coconut Creek, FL 33073

Trotters Mini-Camp – June 15-16, 17-18, 22-23, 24-25 – Two-day sessions. Includes beginning riding instruction, riding time, grooming, and saddling, plus activities/games and horse care/maintenance. $150. Limit: 12 campers/session.

Trailblazers Week Camp – July 6-9, 13-16. 20-23 – Four-day sessions. Includes the above, plus intermediate riding instruction and tack/equipment. $300. Limit: 12 campers/session.

Horsemasters Advanced Camp – Aug. 3-6, 10-13 – Four-day sessions. Includes the above, plus introduction to English riding and advanced riding instruction. $400. Limit: 10 campers/session. Prerequisite: Trailblazers Camp.

The camps, for ages 9 through 16, provide opportunities for kids to get real experience caring for horses on a daily basis. There is also riding instruction (weather permitting) and instruction in other horse-related areas, as well as other activities.

The camps run, rain or shine, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. All campers must wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Participants should also bring a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and a towel. Students must bring their own snacks and lunches. Space is limited and pre-registration required. For more information, call 954-357-8870.

Raiders Tackle Football Registration starts

Monday, June 15

Volunteer coaches needed. Call 954-480-4426.

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Posted on 04 June 2015 by L.Moore

National Donut Day

Friday, June 5

Dunkin’ Donuts will commemorate the holiday by offering guests a free donut of their choice (while supplies last) with the purchase of any beverage. The offer is good all day on June 5 at participating Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants nationwide.

Dive In Movies: Journey 2: The Mysterious Island

Friday, June 5, 8 p.m.

Houston Sworn Pool 901 NW 10 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Dip in the pool while you enjoy a featured movie. Free. Snacks and refreshments available. Get there early and get your photo taken with real mermaids! For more information, call 954-786-4111 or visit www.pompanobeachfl.gov.

Splashtacular

Friday, June 5, 6 to 9 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park 401 S. Powerline Rd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Carnival/circus-themed event. Activities include splash time, a bounce house, games, free popcorn and prizes. Tickets are $6/person (children 12 months and under are admitted free). For all ages. 954-357-5100.

Golf Tournament

Saturday, June 6, 8 a.m.

Crystal Lake Golf Club 3810 Crystal Lake Dr. Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Hosted by The City of Deerfield Beach and Broward Sheriff’s Office. Benefits the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, which supports the men and women of the Armed Forces and their families. For more information, see pg. 5 or call 954-480-4429.

About Boating Safely

Saturday, June 6, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Spanish River Park, HQ building 3939 N. Ocean Blvd. Boca Raton, FL 33431

Everyone who completes the class is given a certificate and will be sent a Florida Boating ID card, which is required for boaters under 26 years. Topics include boating terminology, boat handling, navigation rules, aids to navigation, federal and Florida regulations, safety equipment and more. $35. Bring lunch. For pre-registration or information about upcoming classes, call 561-391-3600 and leave a brief message for a call back.

Day of Hope

Saturday, June 6, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre 1955 N. Federal Hwy. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Free face painting, kids’ fitness boot camp by Pompano Fitness, a special appearance by Chuck E. Cheese and a bungee trampoline. Kids can create luminaries for Relay for Life of Pompano Beach teams, carousel rides for $1, raffle prizes and more. Benefits American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life, Pompano Beach. Hope Bracelets will be sold as well and special same-day discounts will be available at some stores. For more information, call 954-943-4683 or visit www.pompanociticentre.com.

In Honor of D-Day

Saturday, June 6, 2 p.m.

Parish Hall, St. Martin Episcopal Church 140 SE 28 Ave. (Atlantic Blvd. & the Intracoastal Waterway) Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Documentary film Silver Wings/ Flying Dreams: The Complete Story of the Women Airforce Service Pilots to be shown. Held by The Florida State Society and The Lighthouse Point Chapter. Meet Director Bill Suchy. Reception to Follow. Free, but goodwill offering to help veterans appreciated. Also collecting for Wreaths Across America. For info., call 754-224-9447 or embrauer@bellsouth.net.

Hillsboro Lighthouse Tour

Sunday, June 7, 8:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.

Alsdorf Park 2974 NE 14 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Transportation is only by boat from Alsdorf Park. Tours run hourly. $25 per person, free for HLPS members. Must wear fl at shoes with rubber soles and closed toes. No sandals, flip-flops, or shoes with heels are allowed inside the Lighthouse. Children must be accompanied by an adult and must be a minimum of 48 in.” (4 ft.) tall to climb the tower. No pets allowed. The Hillsboro Lighthouse is open for public tours one day each month. For a list of 2015 tour dates and shuttle launch locations, visit www.hillsborolighthouse.org/tours.

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Posted on 28 May 2015 by L.Moore

Burger Challenge Launch Party

Thursday, May 28, 6 to 10 p.m.

Burger Craze 2096 NE 2 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Celebrate National Burger Day! Watch as local teams compete to “defeat the meat” in an 8 lb. Burger Challenge, which starts at 7:30 p.m. Enter yourself and one partner to participate. Free to attend; $40 to participate in the Challenge. Call 561-750-3500 or visit www.burger-craze.com.

Awesome 80’s Party

Friday, May 29, 7 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.)

Pompano Beach Amphitheater 1806 NE 6 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Evening begins with DJ spinning on stage. At 7:30 p.m., listen to Morris Day and The Time. Morris Day worked with Prince and The Time is known for such hip anthems as “Jungle Love” and “The Bird.” At 9:15 p.m., Cameo, known for songs like “Word Up!” plays its Top 40 funk. Tickets start at $30. Info: www.pompanobeacharts.org.

Making Healthy Choices

Friday, May 29, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

NE Focal Point Senior Center 227 NW 2 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Walgreens will give a presentation on making healthy choices. There will be prizes, games, trivia and giveaways. For more information, call 954-480-4447 or email tsutton@deerfield-beach.com.

3rd Annual Youth Extreme Aquathon

Saturday, May 30, 8:30 a.m.

Deerfield Beach Middle School Athletic Complex 501 SE 6 Ave. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The Youth Extreme Aquathon is a 1/2 mile run, 50 yard swim followed by another 1/2 mile run. Throughout the race course, participants will run, jump, swim, crawl and hurdle through multiple obstacles! The first race will begin at 8:30 am for participants, ages 7-9. The second race will follow at 9 a.m., for ages 10-12. The final race will begin at 9:20 a.m. for ages 13-15. Registration is $20 with limited space available. All participants will receive a complimentary T-shirt. Medals given to the Top 3 male and female finishers for each age division. For information, call 954-480-4426.

CultureFest Summer Kickoff

Saturday, May 30, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Pioneer Park 217 NE 5 Ave. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Games, food, prizes, music & more in this community multi-cultural festival. Culturefest supports Deerfield Beach Historical Society and Salvation Army. (If you bring used clothing, a truck will be on-site from Salvation Army to pick up).

Hillary for America Kickoff

Tuesday, June 2, 7 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center 1801 NE 6 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Join the North Broward Democratic Club, Democratic Women’s Club of NE Broward, Go-Go Democrats and supporters for a kickoff of the Hillary For America campaign in east Broward County. Hillary for America Field Organizer Sandy Ducane will explain how to come together and be a part of the grassroots team. Info: 954-783-8232, jgoodwinNBDC@gmail.com.

Job Fair

Wednesday, June 3, 5 to 7 p.m.

Central City Campus, second floor 401 SW 4 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Presented by Butters Construction, the fair is specifically for the construction trades and will consist of 10-15 companies eager to meet participants and learn more about their skill sets and the companies they currently work with. Bring resume. In addition, The Observer which is also seeking several positions see (pg. 18) will be in attendance. For more on job fair, see (pg. 3)

Deerfield Wine & Food Festival

Saturday, May 30, 1 to 9 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park 401 S. Powerline Rd., Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

For the 5th year in a row, this Blue Wave Affair has come to town. This year, they are making it a more family friendly get together, adding a Kidz Zone and a lower price for adults. The foodie family will still enjoy plenty of tastings, as well as wines and craft beers. Gourmands will love the live cooking demonstrations, farmers market, on-site wine store, and business and retail shopping bazaar. Guests can get into the groove to Live Entertainment at the Main Entertainment Stage & Lounge. Proceeds benefit PROPEL. Advance: $15 adults, $7 kids (5 and under FREE); Day-of: $25 adults, $10 kids (5 and under FREE). www.deerfieldbeachwineandfoodfestival.com.

Youth Soccer League

Kids ages 7 to 12 can join in the fun at Quiet Waters Athletic Park June 1 to Aug. 29. Ages 7 to 9 play Monday, Wednesday and Saturday & ages 10 to 12 play Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Evaluations for ages 10 to 12 only are on May 30 at 9 a.m. $60 resident, $70 non-resident. To register, visit www.deerfield-beach.com/registration or call 954-480-4426.

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