4th of July HAPPENINGS

Posted on 23 June 2016 by LeslieM

Each year, the Deerfield Beach Community Redevelopment Agency sponsors the City of Deerfield Beach’s 4th of July Celebration.

This year, look forward to plenty of music and vendors providing a variety of arts & crafts, local foods and ice cold beverages. Don’t forget to stay for the famous Deerfield Beach fireworks show!

Festivities will take place at the Main Beach Parking Lot, at 149 SE 21 Ave.

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 Boulevard and the Hillsboro Boulevard bridge is closed to vehicular traffic, and will resume from 11 p.m. to midnight.

Entertainment Schedule

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.

Eaglemania (Eagles Tribute Band): 7:30 – 9:05 p.m.

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 a 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.

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HAPPENINGS

Posted on 23 June 2016 by LeslieM

Basketball Camp

Kenny Boynton’s Train Like A Pro Weekend

Friday, June 24 through Saturday, June 25

Highlands Christian Academy

501 NE 48 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Think, train, perform like a pro. K-12th grade. Limited space.Also Elite Training Clinic: Sunday, June 26, Coral SpringsRec. Ctr. Register at www.arcitecbasketball.com.

Dive-in Movies: Woodlawn

Friday, June 24, 8 p.m.

Houston Sworn Pool

901 NW 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Snacks/refreshments available. For more information, call 954-786-4116 or visit www.pompanobeachfl.gov.

Superhero Splash Bash

Friday, June 24, 6 to 10 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Games, splash water park playtime, movie, bounce house, prizes and more. All ages. $6, children 1 yr. and under free. Pre-registration required, call 954-357-5100.

Ham Radio Field Day

Saturday, June 25 & Sunday, June 26

During daylight hours

Quiet Waters Park

Pavilion 10

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Free hot dog/beverage available to anyone from the public who makes their first radio contact using the “Get-On-The-Air Station.” Park admission $1.50 (gate fee). For more information, visit www.broward.org/parks/quietwaterspark or www.w4bug.org.

Beach Yoga

Saturday, June 25, 8 a.m.

South of the International Fishing Pier

Lifeguard Tower 2

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Presented by Sand Angel Yoga. Classes every Saturday until July 23. $12 per session, 5 classes-$50, 8 classes-$75. All levels welcome. No experience is necessary. Register at any City of Deerfield Beach rec. facilities or visit: www.deerfield-beach.com/registration. For more information, call 954-480-4361.

Grand Opening Celebration PetSmart & Banfield Pet Hospital

Saturday, June 25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Pompano CitiCentre (next to Macy’s)

1955 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Free popcorn, refreshments, giveaways. First 25 pets receive free bath or grooming service. First 100 customers receive coupons worth $30. Meet the Banfield veterinary team and tour new in-store hospital. First 25 pets to visit hospital will receive a free microchip (1 per household).

Visit www.pompanociticentre.com/sales-events for more information.

Holy Communion and Luncheon

Sunday, June 26, 10 a.m.

1416 S E 2 Terr.

Deerfield Beach, Fl. 33441

St. Peter”s Anglican Church honors our Patron Saint.Call Fr. Tracy at 954-695-0336 for more details.

Dixieland/Swing Jazz Session

Sunday, June 26, 1 to 4 p.m.

Pompano Beach Elks Club

700 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Presented by the Hot Jazz & Alligator Gumbo Society. Call 954-563-5390 or visit www.hagsjazz.com

Sundays at the Butler House: Bees, Butterflies & Books

Sunday, June 26, 1 to 4 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free entrance. Free book for students “Seedfolks.” Free Butler House tours. Optional purchases for plants, books, honey, assorted food products. Donations accepted. Call 954-429-0378 or visit www.deerfield-history.org.

 

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HAPPENINGS

Posted on 16 June 2016 by LeslieM

Food Truck Invasion

Thursday, June 16, 5 to 10 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Bring the whole family to the park and dine under the open sky. Food trucks with a wide variety of selections. For information, call 954-357-5100 or visit www.foodtruckinvasion.com.

Movies on the Lawn: The Lego Movie

Friday, June 17, 8 p.m.

Great Lawn

90 N. Pompano Beach Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and picnics.

NE Focal Point Annual Senior Prom

Friday, June 17, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

NE Focal Point Senior Center

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Appearing live — Shane LeMar and The Ink Spots. Everyone encouraged to dress to impress. For information, call 954-480-4447 or e-mail tsutton@deerfield-beach.com.

Scoops with BSO’s Troops

Saturday, June 18, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

McDonald’s Restaurant

3901 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Free event hosted by Sheriff Scott Israel. Enjoy free ice cream cones; speak with BSO personnel in a laid-back atmosphere. Also DJ, Ronald McDonald, K-9s and more.

Guided Tour of Butler House

Saturday, June 18, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Find out more about our community and the Butler House. New Alice B Gift Shop, filled with historical pictures, T-shirts and other gifts, is open.

Downtown Drive Car Show

Sunday, June 19, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Mizner Park

327 Plaza Real

Boca Raton, FL 33442

Great Father’s Day outing! Showcase of antique, classic, European sport & exotic cars. Free admission. Proceeds benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation. For more information, visit www.miznerpark.com.

Writing Workshop Program

Monday, June 20, 1 to 3 p.m.

Century Village Clubhouse

2400 Century Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Must be Century Village resident. Twice a week – Monday and Friday. Six sessions for $50. Bring paper and pen or pencil; be prepared to write. In each session, you will find out what you should write and bring to the following class. During class, you will have the chance to read whatever you write aloud and receive feedback from the group. For more information, call Kimberly Dove at Bay Management, 954-428-6892, ext. 4 .

Tuesday Night Beach Dance

Tuesday, June 21, 7 to 9 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Total Recall will be playing for your entertainment and dancing pleasure. Wear your dancing shoes and bring your beach chair for a fun evening under the stars. Free. Call 954-480-4429 for information.

Zonta Membership Reception

Tuesday, June 21, 5:30 to 7 pm.

DoubleTree Hilton

100 Fairway Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Prospective members and guests can learn about organization and service projects.Visit www.zontadeerfieldbeach.org or contact Sandy Manning at 561-392-2223 or bosanboc@bellsouth.net.

Butterfly Gardening event

Saturday, June 18, 8 a.m. to noon

Recycling Drop Off Center

401 SW 4 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

City of Deerfield Beach needs help expanding its butterfly garden. All ages and abilities welcome. Receive a free plant, T-shirt and light lunch. R.S.V.P. to hmarshall@deerfield-beach.com or call 954-480-1420.

Basketball Camp: Kenny Boynton’s Train Like A Pro Weekend

Friday, June 24 through Saturday, June 25

Highlands Christian Academy

501 NE 48 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Think, train, perform like a pro. K-12th grade. Limited space. Also includes Elite Training Clinic: Sunday, June 26, Coral Springs Rec. Ctr. Register now at: arcitecbasketball.com

Worth the Drive: Repticon

Saturday, June 18, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Universal Palms Hotel & Conference Center

4900 Powerline Rd.

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309

Hundreds of reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates, spiders and small exotic animals to see. Top breeders and vendors offering animals, merchandise, cages, supplies, and expert advice about animals, their habitats, feeding and care. $10 adults, $5 children 5 to12; children under 5 free. VIP tickets available online at www.reptiday.com/ftlauderdale.html.

Extreme Kayak Fishing Summer SLAM, Part One

Saturday, June 18

Just south of the Pompano Beach Pier

Bring your family for a fun day, including The Sunshine Sup Series paddle board races, Free SUP and kayak demos on the beach, lots of free goodies from the 50+ vendors! The Copper Tones will be performing live on stage from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Weigh in at 2:30 p.m. Also join the kick-off party June 16, 6 to 9 p.m., Bru’s Room, 235 S. Federal Hwy., Pompano Beach, FL 33062. For more information, visit www.extremekayakfishingtournament.org.

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Meeting in regards to SW 10th Street

Posted on 10 June 2016 by LeslieM

Dear Members of the SW 10th Street Community Oversight Advisory Team (COAT) and Interested Parties,

As part of the SW 10th Street Consensus Building Initiative, a public meeting will be held on Saturday, June 18, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Deerfield Beach High School auditorium (located at 910 Buck Pride Way / NE 5th Terrace, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441).

Please note that the meeting format is a presentation followed by public comment. Staff members from the Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization and Florida Department of Transportation will be in attendance to present and answer questions.

Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or family status.  Persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Christopher Ryan, Public Information Officer/Title VI Coordinator at (954) 876-0033 or 0036 orryanc@browardmpo.org at least seven days prior to the meeting. If hearing impaired, telephone 1-(800) 273-7545 (TDD).

Paul Calvaresi

Regional Transportation Planner

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HAPPENINGS

Posted on 09 June 2016 by LeslieM

Splash Adventure

Thursday June 9, 9:30 a.m. to 5:20 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Splish, splash and beat the summer heat! All ages. $5.25 plus tax/person per session. The park’s regular gate entrance fee of $1.50/person (children 5 and under free) will be in effect. Coolers are now permitted in the aquatics area. Food and drinks available for purchase. No glass containers and no alcoholic beverages permitted. For more information, contact the park office at 954-357-5100.

Life drawing from model

Friday, June 10, 7 to 10 p.m.

Bailey Contemporary Arts

41 NE 1 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Dr. Sketchy Anti-Art School is offering a live model drawing class. Ages 18 and over. $10 online; $12 at door. Coffee and cocktails available for purchase. Register at www.baileyarts.org or call 954-284-0141.

Worth the Drive!: Sushi & Stroll

Friday, June 10, 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 through the gardens, sip craft sakis, taste Asian cuisine, shop in the museum store and listen to the beat of Fushu Daiko’s Taiko drum performances. Adults: $15, children (ages 6-17): $9, under 6 free. Seniors and military: $13 and students: $11 (with valid ID). For more information, call 561-495-0233 or visit www.morikami.org.

Hillsboro Lighthouse Tour

Saturday June 11, hourly 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sands Harbor Dock

125 N. Riverside Dr.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

If you have not had a chance to tour the Lighthouse, do it now. This is a must-see with outstanding views. Bring your camera! Celebrate Jacques Cousteau Day. 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.

Summer Music Festival and

Wing Warrior Cook-off

Saturday, June 11, Noon to 6 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Music, food, cooking competition with prizes, kid’s corner and more. Visit www.deerfield-beach.com/smf for details.

Seminar: Uterine Fibroids

Sunday, June 12, two sessions: 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center

201 Plaza Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Dr. Suzanne LeBlang and Dr. Rebecca Stern will present two seminars on new treatment options for women with fibroids. Free. Pre-register at www.fibroidseminar.com or call 888-449-6636.

Lighthouse Point Summer Tennis Camp

Starts Monday, June 13

Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Lighthouse Point Tennis Center

3500 NE 27 Ave.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Improve tennis skills, play outdoors, learn sportsmanship, get exercise. Open to kids 7 to 16 years old. $150 per week or $35 per day. 10 percent discount on second child. Runs through Aug. 5. Call 954-946-7306 or visit www.lhptenniscenter.com for information or to register. Also Pee Wee Summer Camp with Coach Hope, Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 9 to 10 a.m. for kids 4 to 6. $15 per child, per day. Call Hope at 954-326-2150.

Tuesday Night Beach Dance

Tuesday, June 14, 7 to 9 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Total Recall will be playing for your entertainment and dancing pleasure. Wear your dancing shoes and bring your beach chair for a fun evening under the stars. Free. Call 954-480-4429 for information.

History at High Noon

Wednesday, June 15, noon to 1 p.m.

Deerfield Beach City Commission Chambers

150 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Who will be speaking this week? Come and see. Learn about local history. Donation welcome.

 

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HAPPENINGS

Posted on 02 June 2016 by LeslieM

Splash Adventure

Thursday June 2, 9:30 a.m. to 5:20 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

All ages. $5.25 plus tax per session. The park’s regular gate entrance fee of $1.50 per person (children 5 and under free) will be in effect. Coolers are now permitted in the aquatics area. Food and drinks available for purchase. No glass containers and no alcoholic beverages permitted. For more information, contact the park office at 954-357-5100.

Food Truck Invasion

Thursday, June 2, 5 to 10 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Bring the whole family to the park and dine under the open sky. Food trucks with a wide variety of selections.

For information, visit www.foodtruckinvasion.com or call 954-357-5100.

22nd Annual Hope Floats Sidewalk Sale for JDRF

Friday, June 3 through Sunday, June 5

11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily

The Fresh Market

100 W. Camino Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Each of The Fresh Market’s 175 stores will offer hot dogs, root beer floats and ice cream sundaes (regular and sugar-free), each for a $2 donation. 100 percent of funds raised will benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), whose goal is to prevent and end Type 1 diabetes.

The Ultimate Music Game Show

Friday, June 3, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Skolnick Community Center

800 SW 36 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33069

The Ultimate Music Game Show hosted by Doug Shannon. This interactive and engaging event includes snippets of stories with trivia questions, Name That Tune (and Artist) and Let’s Make a Deal all rolled up into one. Prizes. Free family event. For information, call 954-786-4590.

Rainforest Planting Day

Saturday, June 4, 9 a.m. to noon

Deerfield Beach Arboretum

2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Come out and help plant new rainforest exhibit. Plenty of work for everyone including planting, fertilizing, watering and simply cheering others on. Lunch and drinks provided. Wear close-toed shoes and bring work gloves. Email jerry@treezoo.com or call 954-234-1002 for information. See more on Pg. 7.

6th Annual Board Swap & Sample Sale

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

Island Water Sports

1985 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Hey surfers, ready to get rid of your old board and get something new? Now is the time to turn in your board and swap it out. Raffle, discounts, and Kiwanis fundraiser for surf camp scholarships (www.islandcamps.com).

Call 954-427-4929 or visit www.islandwatersports.com.

Butler House Tour

Saturday, June 4, 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.

Kid’s Discovery Day

Saturday, June 4, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Community Presbyterian Church

1920 SE 4 St. (Briggs Hall)

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Fun family event. Activity stations featuring gardening, fishing, soccer, Capoeira, arts and crafts, knitting, music, face painting and more. For information, call 954-427-0222.

Tuesday Night Beach Dance

Tuesday, June 7, 7 to 9 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Total Recall will be playing for your entertainment and dancing pleasure. Wear your dancing shoes and bring your beach chair for a fun evening under the stars. Free.

Call 954-480-4429 for information.

Save the Date!

Tommy James and the Shondells perform

Saturday, June 11, 8 p.m.

Pompano Amphitheatre

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The legendary act will be playing all their classic hits, including “Crimson & Clover,” “Crystal Blue Persuasion,” “Mony, Mony” and more. Purchase tickets at Ticketmaster.com. For information visit www.PompanoBeachArts.org or call 954-519-5500.

Save the Date!

Summer Music Festival and Wing Warrior Contest

Saturday, June 11, Noon to 6 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Celebrate the tastes, smells, sights and sounds of summer at the City of Deerfield Beach’s Annual Summer Music Festival. This year includes Wing Warrior Contest! Free, family friendly event will feature live music by DJ Big Man Kelly, Joey Gilmore, Skotch Bonnett Band, and Howard Hewett. Plenty of entertainment, and a kid’s zone. Arts, crafts and food vendors. No outside food or beverages allowed. Call 954-480-4429 for information.

Hillsboro Inlet to Palm Beach Regatta

June 3 & 4

Pavilion of the Chalfonte

500 S. Ocean Blvd.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Friday, June 3

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.: Pre-Race Party

Saturday, June 4

7 a.m.: Skippers Meeting

Race starting at 10 a.m., with three more “starts” in five minute increments.

4:30 to 6 p.m.: Cocktails

6 to 7 p.m.: Dinner

7:30 to 8 p.m: Awards

Race starts just north of Hillsboro Inlet and concludes at Palm Beach Inlet. $50 entry fee includes one dinner; additional dinners $30 each. To register and for details, visit www.regattanetwork.com.

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HAPPENINGS & MEMORIAL DAY EVENTS

Posted on 26 May 2016 by LeslieM

Family Fun Day: Rockstar Day

Saturday, May 28, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre

1955 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Plenty of family fun with performances, dress like a rock star station, video games, arts and crafts, $1 carousel rides and much more. Free. Call 954-943-4693 or visit www.pompanociticentre.com for more information.

Tuesday Night Beach Dance

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

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Total Recall will be performing for your entertainment and dancing pleasure. Wear your dancing shoes and bring your beach chair for a fun evening under the stars. Free. Call 954-480-4429 for information.

Splash Adventure

Thursday June 2, 9:30 a.m. to 5:20 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

All ages. $5.25 plus tax/person per session. The park’s regular gate entrance fee of $1.50/person (children 5 and under free) will be in effect. Coolers are now permitted in the aquatics area. Food and drinks available for purchase. No glass containers or alcoholic beverages permitted. For more information, contact the park office at 954-357-5100.

Food Truck Invasion

Thursday, June 2, 5 to 10 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Bring the whole family to the park and dine under the open sky. Food trucks with a wide variety of selections. For information, visit www.foodtruckinvasion.com or call 954-357-5100.

Worth the Drive!: Ft. Lauderdale Home Design and Remodeling Show

Friday, May 27, 4 to 9:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 28 & Sunday May 29, noon to 9:30 p.m.

Monday, May 30, Noon to 7:30 p.m.

Broward County Convention Center

1950 Eisenhower Blvd.

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316

An amazing marketplace of home renovation and design products, featuring celebrity designers, landscape designers, artists and chefs. Home improvement products from the smallest to the largest. Admission: $10 adults, $1 children under 11. Visit www.homeshows.net.

Free weekly naturalist-led tours

Thursdays every week, 10 a.m. Quiet Waters Park, 401 S. Powerline Rd., Deerfield Beach, FL 33442. Meet at Harbin Butterfly & Bird Sanctuary, adjacent to Ski Rixen.

Third Friday every month, 10 a.m., Military Trail Natural Area, 4600 NW 9 Ave., Deerfield Beach, FL 33442. For information, call Quiet Waters Park at 954-357-5100.

MEMORIAL DAY EVENTS

DEERFIELD

Commemorative Ceremony

Sunday, May 29, noon to 2 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The Deerfield Beach Historical Society and local veterans groups will honor members of the military who lost their lives in service to our country. The ceremony will include the presentation of the colors, an invocation, singing of the national anthem, a 21-gun salute, a concert of patriotic music, and commemorations by local public officials and citizens. Free. Picnic-style food available for purchase. Bring a blanket or chair to sit on the lawn. Park within walking distance at the Post Office, Deerfield Beach Woman’s Club Building or City Hall. Call 954-428-0378 for information, or e-mail elilly707@aol.com.

Pier Ceremony

Monday, May 30, 11 a.m.

Deerfield Beach International Fishing Pier

200 NE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The City of Deerfield Beach and the American Legion will hold a Memorial Day Ceremony on the fishing pier. This year, a plaque will be dedicated to Specialist Daniel Courtney Lawson, a graduate of Deerfield Beach High School, who lost his life during deployment in Afghanistan in 2009. Parking at Main Beach Parking Lot, 149 SE 21 Ave. Reserved seating available for veterans, call 954-480-4429.

Note: City Hall closed for Memorial Day.

POMPANO

Commemorative Ceremony

Monday, May 30

9 a.m.

Westview Cemetery

NW 18 Ave., Pompano Beach, FL 33069

11 a.m.

Pompano Beach Cemetery

400 SE 23 Ave., Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Both ceremonies in Pompano Beach are conducted by the American Legion Post 142.

BOCA RATON

Commemorative Ceremony

Monday, May 30, 9 a.m.

Boca Raton Municipal Cemetery

451 SW 4 Ave.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Laying of wreath and ceremony to honor those who gave their lives.

Memorial Day Concert

Monday, May 30, 7 p.m.

Mizner Park Amphitheatre

590 Plaza Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

New Gardens Band, Inc presents Indian River Pops Orchestra in “An American Tribute,” featuring the Robert Sharon Chorale. Full concert band will play patriotic music under the direction of Dwight Robert Roadman. Free. Call 561-393-7995 for information.

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HAPPENINGS AND SUMMER CAMPS

Posted on 19 May 2016 by LeslieM

Girls Night Out

Thursday, May 19, 6 to 9 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre

1955 S. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Come with your girlfriends and be pampered with makeup tutorials, hairstyling, nail care and more. Purchase tickets for $12 per person at www.pompanocitycentre.com.

Showcase of the Arts

Thursday, May 19, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

NE Focal Point Senior Center

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

View and purchase painting, woodcarvings, ceramics, arts and crafts created by the center’s instructors and participants, along with a display of preschool and senior art. Call 954-480-4447 for information.

Movies on the Lawn: Norm of the North

Friday, May 20, 8 p.m.

Great Lawn

90 N. Pompano Beach Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Bring your family, lawn chairs and blankets, and a picnic, and enjoy a great family movie under the stars. For information, call 954-786-4111 or visit www.pompanobeachfl.gov.

Especially for Kids Family Event

Saturday, May 21, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Sugar Sand Park

300 S. Military Tr.

Boca Raton, FL 33486

Special event for kids with special needs and their families. Includes after-hours access to the Science Explorium, carousel rides, including wheelchair accommodation and sound modifications, arts and crafts, photos, dance room, quiet room, and more. Free. Pre-registration is required at least one day prior for all family members attending. Register in person at Community Center, online at www.sugarsandpark.org/especially-for-kids, or call 561-347-3900.

Town Hall with Gwyndolen Clarke-Reed

Monday, May 23, 6 to 8 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

Johnny Tigner Community Center

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

District 92 Representative to the Florida House, Gwyndolen Clarke-Reed, will hold a community open house. Light refreshments will be served. For information, call 954-786-4848.

Annual Small Business Person of the Year Luncheon

Tuesday, May 25, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

The Signature Grand Hotel

6400 State Rd. 84

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33317

The Deerfield Beach Chamber of Commerce will honor a member of the small business community. Colin Brown, CEO of JM Families, is the keynote speaker. $60 per person through May 20; $60 after. Register at www.deerfieldchamber.com.

8th Annual Congemi Beach Tennis World Cup

Friday, May 20: Mens and Womens Open Singles, Over 40 Doubles, 2 Georges Welcome Players Party

Saturday, May 21: Mens and Womens Open, A and Beginner Doubles, JB’s Players Party

Sunday, May 22: Mixed Doubles Open and A, Junior Division, Farewell Party

Top beach tennis athletes from around the world meet on the beach in Deerfield to compete for the $5,000 first prize. Pre-register at www.beach-tennis.us.

Summer camps

Deerfield Beach

City-sponsored camps Summer day camps for all ages will be running from June 13 through August 5.

Camps for children 6 to 12 will be available at Deerfield Beach Middle School, 701 SE 6 Ave.; Quiet Waters Elementary, 4150 W. Hillsboro Blvd.; Highlands Park, 511 NE 44 St., and Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex, 445 SW 2 St. Specialty camps include: Teen Camp, Drama Camp, Junior Lifeguards Camp and Sports Camp.

For more information regarding registration fees, locations and dates, please go to www.deerfield-beach.com/summercamp. You can register now at www.deerfield-beach.com/registration or visit any of our community centers.

NE Focal Point Summer Fun Zone Program, 227 NW 2 St., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Summer program for ages 2 to 5 starts June 13, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Includes breakfast, lunch and snacks. Swimming, arts and crafts, music and movement, computer lab, intergenerational activities and more. Early learning and school readiness vouchers accepted.

Island Water Sports Surf Camp, 1987 NE 2 St, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Island Water Sports will hold day camps next to the pier for ages 6 to 13 running weekdays June 13 through Aug. 19, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aftercare available. Daily $99 or weekly $299. Call 954-281-2797 or visit www.IslandCamps.com.

Lighthouse Point

Numerous events and programs, including Youth Sailing Program, Soccer Camp and field trips. Download a full brochure from www.city.lighthousepoint.com/recreation.Call 954-784-3439 for information.

Summer Recreation Programs – Entering Grades 1 through 8: Lighthouse Point Resident Registration: City Clerk’s Office, located at 2200 NE 38 St., Lighthouse Point, FL 33064. Cash or check only. Summer Program will run: June 15 through July 29.

Summer Youth Sailing Program – Entering Grades 4 through 8: Lighthouse Point Resident Registration: City Clerk’s Office, located at 2200 NE 38 St., Lighthouse Point, FL 33064. Cash or check only. Sailing Program will run: June 20 through July 27, Mondays and Wednesdays from 3 to 5 p.m.

Boca Raton

Sugar Sand Park

300 S. Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL 33486

Full and half-day programs available for ages 5 to 16 run weekly June 5 through Aug. 12. Variety of camp themes include spy camp, music, theatre and dance, Lego robotics, cheerleading, science, fitness, art, filmmaking and more. New camps this year include Advanced Filmmaking, Drama Kids and Painting, Printing, Collage and Drawing Fun. Afterhours programs that run until 5:30 p.m. are also available.

Registration is open now at the Sugar Sand Park Community Center, online at www.SugarSandPark.org, or call 561-347-3900 for more information.

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Posted on 12 May 2016 by LeslieM

Friends of the Deerfield Beach Arboretum

Thursday, May 12, 7 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Arboretum

2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Rose Bechard-Butman, the Naturescape Coordination and Natural Resource Specialist for Broward County, will teach residents how to create a landscape that conserves water, reduces pollution and adds property value. Free. Refreshments available. Last meeting until September 2016. For information, call 954-480-4495.

2nd Annual BSO Golf Tournament

Saturday, May 14, 8 a.m. shotgun start

Crystal Lake Country Club

3810 Crystal Lake Drive

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

All proceeds benefit the Sheriff’s Foundation of Broward County Fallen Heroes Fund, to assist the families of officers who die in the line of duty. Register at www.deerfield-beach.com/golftournament or call 954-480-4429.

Hillsboro Lighthouse Tour

Saturday May 14, hourly 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sands Harbor Dock

125 N. Riverside Dr.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

$25; free to HLPS members. Transportation is by boat. Must wear flat, closed shoes. Children must be 4 ft. tall to climb the tower. No pets. Visit www.hillsborolighthouse.org/tours.

Worth the Drive! Art Show: Lori Pratico

Saturday, May 14, 6 p.m.

Gallery 2014

2014 Harrison St.

Hollywood, FL 33020

Deerfield Beach-based artist Lori Pratico, widely recognized for her nationwide mural project “Girl Noticed,” will be the featured artist at Gallery 2014 with her show “Learning to Dance.” The public is welcome to attend the opening reception. Free. Call 954-505-3291 or visit www.gallery2014.com.

Farm Heritage Day

Sunday, May 15, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sample-McDougald House

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

This event will make you feel like you are stepping back in time when this was a farming community. This is part of the centennial celebration of the historic home. There will be classic cars and tractors, a blacksmith to talk about the trade, live entertainment, food and so much more. $5 per person. For information and tickets, visit www.SampleMcDougaldHouse.com or call 754-307-5446.

Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, May 15, 9 a.m. to noon

Pompano Elks Lodge

700 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

A delicious pancake breakfast hosted by Benevolent Patriotic Order of DOES, Drove 152. $5 adults, $2.50 children. Open to the public. Call 954-255-3130 for information.

BSO Community Hero Night

Monday, May 16, 5 to 8 p.m.

Chick-Fil-A

3648 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Kids, dress up as your favorite superhero and come meet the real BSO heroes who serve our community! Kids dressed in costume get a free 4-piece Nuggets Kids Meal. Call 954-570-0404 for information.

Broward Nature Book Club: The Old Man and the Sea

Wednesday, May 18, 9:30 to 11 a.m.

Deerfield Island Park

Shuttle boat: Pioneer Park Dock

217 NE 5 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The Broward Nature Book Club meets monthly at nature sites for a 60-minute book discussion, followed by a 30-minute light hike led by a Parks naturalist. This month, the great Hemingway classic is up for discussion. Free. RSVP to NaturalAreas@Broward.org or call 954-357-5100.

History at High Noon: Author Susan Gillis

Wednesday, May 18, Noon to 1 p.m.

City Commission Chambers

150 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Susan Gillis, Curator and Archivist, Boca Raton Historical Society and Museum, will discuss her new book, Palm Beach County During World War II, a pictorial history of our area during World War II. Free; donations accepted. Light refreshments. Call 954-428-0378 for information.

Save the Date! 8th Annual Congemi Beach Tennis World Cup

Friday, May 20 to Sunday, May 22

Top beach tennis athletes from around the world meet on the beach in Deerfield to compete for the $5,000 first prize.There will not only be plenty of tennis weekend-long but a Havana Nights Welcome Party at 2 Georges at The Cove on Friday. Don’t miss the awards presentation and JB’s Players Party on Saturday, and Flanigans Beach Bash on Sunday. Pre-register at www.beachtennis.us.

Save the date! Miami Marlins Baseball Event

Tuesday, June 21

Tickets must be purchased by May 13

Herb Skolnick Community Center

800 SW 36 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33069

Come see the Miami Marlins v. Atlanta Braves game. $50 per person includes BBQ, home plate seating and transportation to and from game. All ages; children must be accompanied by an adult. Handicapped accessible. Tickets available at the community center. For more information, call 954-786-4590.

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Posted on 05 May 2016 by LeslieM

Cinco de Mayo Fest

Thursday, May 5, 11 a.m. to closing

Tijuana Taxi Co.

1015 S. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Enjoy authentic Mexican and Tex-Mex cuisine and signature Cuervo Margaritas, frosty Corona beers, tequila, prizes and giveaways, T-shirts, beads and sombreros. Balloon artists from 5 to 8 p.m. Family friendly fun!

Art in the House: Lee Krull

Thursday, May 5, 5:30 to 8 p.m.

Sample-McDougald House

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Works in oil and watercolor by local artist Lee Krull, whose imagery features Florida’s unique wildlife, culture and seashore. Works on display through May. $5 per person admission. Refreshments. For information, call 754-307-5446 or visit www.samplemcdougaldhouse.com.

The Ultimate Music Game Show

Friday, May 6, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

NE Focal Point Senior Center

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Games include “Name That Tune”, Snippets of Stories with Trivia Questions and “Let’s Make a Deal” in a Bingo style format. Prizes. Call 954-480-4460.

BSO Adopt with a Cop

Saturday, May 7, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Pioneer Park

217 NE 5 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Affectionate dogs and cuddly cats will be seeking their fur-ever homes at this adoption event sponsored by the Broward Sheriff’s Office and Broward County Animal Care. Adoption fees waived. All pets come with vaccinations, microchip and Broward County Registration tag. For information, email animalcare@broward.org or call 954-359-1010.

Hometown Authors Forum

Saturday, May 7, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Lighthouse Point Library

2200 NE 38 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

The Friends of the Library will host three local authors in a moderated panel discussion, Q & A, raffle and a chance to meet the authors. Books available for purchase and signing. Meet Nina Romano, Dr. Andrea Corn and T. Mara Jerabek. Call 954-785-0042 for information.

Concert and Food Trucks in the Park

Saturday, May 7, 6 to 10 p.m.

Frank McDonough Park

3500 NE 27 Ave.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Food trucks and concert featuring Turnstiles, the Ultimate Billy Joel Tribute Band. Call the Recreation Department for additional information, 954-784-3439.

Blanche Ely High School Alumni Dinner & Dance

Saturday, May 7, 7 to 11 p.m.

Embassy Suites Hotel

950 S. Ocean Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Dining and dancing with music by DJ Kenny G. $65 per person. Proceeds benefits the high school. Call Ann at 786-348-9668 for tickets or information.

Guided Tour and Car Wash

Saturday, May 7, 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. Car wash to benefit the Deerfield Beach High School Junior Historical Society.

Indie Craft Swell

Saturday, May 7, 4 to 10 p.m.

Island Water Sports

1985 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Local handmade arts and crafts, food trucks, craft beer sampling, raffles and giveaways. All proceeds benefit The Fruitful Field. Contact tina@islandwatersports.com for information, or visit www.islandwatersports.com.

Mother’s Day Dance

Sunday, May 8, 2 to 5 p.m.

Star Ballroom

2309 E. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Bring your mother, friends, or sweetheart, for a special afternoon of dancing and refreshments. $15 per person or $25 for two. Proceeds benefit NE Focal Point CASA. Call 954-782-7760 for information.

Woman’s Club meeting

Tuesday, May 10, 1 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Woman’s Club

910 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Guests welcome. Light refreshments provided. Speaker Katharine J. Hendrickson, a Broward County Parks Naturalist, will speak on the history of Deerfield Island Park, formerly known as Capone Island. For more information, call 954-421-4700 or visit dbwc.org.

Save the Date!

Sample-McDougald House turns 100

Events at: 450 NE 10 St., Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Centennial: Saturday, May 14, 4 to 10 p.m.Food, entertainment, barbecue, music, exhibits and more. $100 per person.

Farm Heritage Day: Sunday, May 15, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.Antique tractors and a look at the agricultural history of our area. Food and entertainment. $5 per person. For information and tickets, call 754-307-5446 or visit www.SampleMcDougaldHouse.com.

Worth the Drive!

Ft. Lauderdale Air Show

Saturday, May 7 and Sunday, May 8

Show open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Flight shows 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Along Ft. Lauderdale’s public beach

Bring your lawn chairs and sunscreen to this beloved family event. Food, beverages, exhibits and the dramatic flights of the USAF Thunderbirds, F-35 and F-18, as well as aerial teams from Canada and France. Ticket prices vary; visit www.fortlauderdaleairshow.com to purchase and for detailed information and schedules.

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