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Posted on 26 February 2015 by L.Moore

DBICA meets

Thursday, Feb. 26, 7 p.m. (Date was changed)

Community Presbyterian Church (Briggs Hall) 1920 SE 4 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Deerfield Beach Island Community Association meets. Guest speaker: Lieutenant Darrel Stallings from Broward Sheriff Office to talk about Crime Watch for the Island. Election of 2015 Board of Directors and more.

St. Ambrose Carnival

Thursday, Feb. 26, 5 to 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, 5 to 11 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 28, 1 to 11 p.m. Sunday, March 1, 1 to 8 p.m.

St. Ambrose Church & School 380 S. Federal Hwy. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Carnival games, rides, treats, live music, raffles and more. For more info., visit www.stambrosecarnival.com.

Grand openings

Thursday, Feb. 26, 5 to 8 p.m.

3500 block of E. Atlantic Blvd. Pompano Beach, FL

Grand opening for Inesitas Colombian Bar and Restaurant, Jersey Dogs, Soul Relaxing and Planet Chic Boutique. Ribbon cutting with dignitaries. Free food and specials from merchants. Participate in scavenger hunt, win gift certificates. LIVE music by Bushwood. 954-786-7824.

Boca Raton Greenmarket

Saturday, Feb. 28, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Royal Palm Place Southwest Parking Lot S. Federal Highway & SE Mizner Boulevard Boca Raton, FL 33432

Free. New vendors in addition to old standbys offer everything from fresh fruits and vegetables to baked goods, fresh flowers, seafood, pasta, soap, doggie treats & more. Enjoy live music every Saturday. For more info., call 561-299-8684.

Celebration of Life

Saturday, Feb. 28, 5 p.m.

Cathedral Church of God 365 S. Dixie Hwy. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Celebrate 30 years of Ministry with Bishop Patrick L. Kelly. 954-427-0302.

6th annual Tea in the Garden

Saturday, Feb. 28, tours start at 3:35 p.m.

Parkway United Methodist Church 100 NE 44 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33308

English tea and pastries, explore tropical Food Forest, stroll Tiki-lit Garden paths, listen to LIVE music. Fundraiser by The Fruitful Field, which feeds the hungry and provides education and inspiration for youth. Purchase in advance — lawn seating, $20 per person, $10 for children ages 2 through 10. For more information, visit www.thefruitfulfield.org or call 954-247-1087.

HIV & AIDS Awareness

Saturday, Feb. 28 5 p.m. (HIV testing) 7 p.m. (play)

E. Pat Larkins Community Center 520 Martin Luther King Blvd. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The Theatre of Creative Consciousness of the Arts presents “A Devastating Impact,” a play about a 19 year old college student and virgin who never did drugs or had a blood transfusion and yet ends up HIV positive. Tickets online. $20 adults, $10 children 13 and under. $5 seniors and students. First 50 to get testing get free ticket. For more info., call 786-879-4402 or visit www.tccaflorida.eventbrite.com.

Concordia Choir performs

Saturday, Feb. 28, 7:30 p.m.

First Presbyterian Church of Pompano Beach 2331 NE 26 Ave. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Hailing from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota, this 75-voice a capella choir will visit Pompano as part of their 15- day tour of the Southeast U.S. Guest conductor: Michael Smith. Music ranges from Bach to Morten Lauridsen and includes spirituals and hymns, a cappella and accompanied works, and several selections by Eastern European composers. Touring nationally and internationally since 1918, the choir has performed in nearly every major hall in the United States. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door and available at www.ConcordiaTickets. com or at the door.

Paws for a Cause

Saturday, Feb. 28, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Woman’s Club of Deerfield Beach 910 E. Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Vet services, pet grooming, homemade pet treats, pet clothing & accessories, adoption centers, pet photos, meet Canine for Companions service dogs, door prizes and raffles, and pet costume contest at 1 p.m. Benefits Canine for Companions for Independence in conjunction with Wounded Warriors. 954-804-5474.

8th Annual Pig Out

BBQ n’ Deerfield Beach

Saturday, Feb. 28, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Hillsboro Blvd. & Intracoastal Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

BBQ competition for backyard & professional cookers –chicken, ribs, pork and brisket. Music all day — Uproot Hootenanny, Steve Minotti, Jess Taylor and others, including student singing competition. Kids corner with face painting, bounce house and balloon artist, raffle items and vendors

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Posted on 19 February 2015 by L.Moore

DBICA meets

Thursday, Feb. 19, 7 p.m.

Presbyterian Church, Education Hall 1920 SE 5 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Topic will be about crime watch. For more info., call 954- 571-2061.

Church Yard Sale

Saturday, Feb. 21, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Community Presbyterian Church 1920 SE 4 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Miscellaneous items, bikes, large wall unit, wedding dress and more.

2nd Annual Curio Nocturno

Saturday, Feb. 21, 7 to 11 p.m.

Sample McDougald House 450 NE 10 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33432

A slightly risqué and dark masquerade New Orleans ball will commence at this historic home including fare you would normally find near the Bayou. Music will range from Baroque to the waltz, adding modern beats in the evening. Striptease dancers entice. Black tie and costumes requested. MUST wear mask. $65 includes everything mentioned plus two drinks. Percentage of proceeds helps to preserve the historic home. For info., call 954-691-5686 or visit www.curionocturno.com.

Florida Highwaymen

Sunday, Feb. 22, 2 to 5 p.m.

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

FREE. Meet Al Black and Mary Ann Carroll, two of the original 26 artists known as the Florida Highwaymen as part of the Black History Month. This group of self-taught African American artists painted Florida landscapes from the 1950s to 1980s. Florida Highwaymen were inducted in the Florida Artists Hall of Fame in 2004. For info., call 561-299-8684.

Hot Jazz & Alligator Gumbo Society

Sunday, Feb. 22, 1 to 4 p.m.

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

Mardi Gras Festival. $10. For info., call 954-563-5390.

N. Brow. Dem. Club meets

Wednesday, Feb. 25 7:30 p.m.

Pompano Bch. Civic Center 1801 NE 6 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Speaker: Barry Dockswell, Pompano Beach city commissioner. He will update the club on the progress, renovation projects and latest developments in creating the “new Pompano Beach.” FREE, open to public. Refreshments served. For more info., call 954-783-8232.

St. Ambrose Carnival

Thurs., Feb. 26, 5 to 10 p.m. Fri., Feb. 27, 5 to 11 p.m. Sat., Feb. 28, 1 to 11 p.m. Sun., March 1, 1 to 8 p.m.

St. Ambrose 380 S. Federal Hwy. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Carnival games, rides, treats, live music, raffles and more. For more info., visit www.stambrosecarnival.com.

Celebration of Life

Saturday, Feb. 28, 5 p.m.

Cathedral Church of God 365 South Dixie Hwy. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Celebrate 30 years of Ministry with Bishop Patrick L. Kelly. For more info., call 954-427-0302.

Pig Out in the Park

Saturday, Feb. 28 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Hillsboro Boulevard & Intracoastal Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Enjoy some finger-lickin’ good grillin’ while listening to some foot-stomping tunes. There is even a singing competition from 10 a.m. to noon. Prizes are given for best grilled up grub. Head on down with the whole family! $10, 4 for $30. Info./ tickets: www.DeerfieldChamber.com or at Chamber office: 1601 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

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Posted on 12 February 2015 by L.Moore

Friends of the Deerfield Beach Arboretum meet

Thursday, Feb. 12, 7 p.m.

Constitution Park 2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Speaker: Scott Lyons, who operates Sublicious Farms in Oakland FL. He is a mushroom grower. This is a fascinating, little known, field of agriculture. Plant giveaway, light refreshments. Free and open to public. For information, call 954-480-4495 or visit www.treezoo.com.

Annual Pet Expo

Saturday, Feb. 14, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

Held in the courtyard, this free event will include a Pet Costume Contest, a Doggie Fashion Show, product sampling, and a Puppy Kissing Booth, sponsored by radio station, 99.9 Kiss Country. Visitors who bring donations to the event to help support participating rescues and charities will be entered in the Grand Prize Valentine’s Giveaway raffle which is valued at over $1,000. www.PompanoCitiCentre.com/events.

Pompano Beach Tennis

Sunday, Feb. 15, 9:30 a.m.

212 Pompano Beach Blvd. (south of the pier) Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Categories: Singles, Mixed, Doubles, Men’s & Women’s, Juniors. $20 per player (1 category), $5 each additional category; $10 for Juniors under 12. Prizes for winners! RSVP: mybeachtennis@aol.com.

A Patriotic Spectacular

Sunday, Feb. 15, 2 p.m.

Pompano Beach High School Gymnasium 1400 NE 6 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Free concert by the New Presbyterian Church Concert Choir and The King’s Brass directed by Steven P. Hammaker and Organist, Lisa Wilson, as well as The Jubilation Brass, The Youth Choirs, Voices in Bronze and the Pompano Beach High School ROTC Color Guard. Pre-concert in the Pompano Beach High School Cafeteria at 1 p.m. performed by The Jubilation Brass. An offering will be taken. Info.: 954-946-4380 or visit www.newpres.org.

S. FL Chamber Ensemble Program 4: Love Letters

Sunday, Feb. 15, 3 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Center 1801 NE 6 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a pairing of love letters and compositions inspired by love, featuring Beethoven’s famous immortal beloved letter paired with the Moonlight Sonata, along with letters and music by Mozart, Liszt, Janacek and Tchaikosky’s Romeo and Juliet Overture. $20, $15 for students and seniors. Enjoy free wine and chocolates during intermission. Tickets are available at the Emma Lou Olson box office or by calling. 954-803-3762.

Arts Spark Kids Fest

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

Sugar Sand Park 300 S. Military Tr. Boca Raton, FL 33486

Over 30 workshops. Activities range from dance, storytelling, circus arts, gymnastics, martial arts and cheerleading, to art, theater, drawing and music. Rick Hubbard will have an ongoing Kazoobie Kazoo Show. There will be strolling entertainers, face painting, sand art, food vendors, outdoor music and more. $10 for kids 16 and under, adults free with paid child(ren). Sponsored by Suzy Q Events of Boca Raton and Jerry’s Artarama of Deerfield Beach. 561-347-3900.

Walk A Mile For a Cure

Sunday, Feb. 15, 9 a.m.

Deerfield Beach

Benefits the American Cancer Society. $15. Includes T-Shirt and breakfast. To register: www.deerfieldbeachfoundersdays. Com.

Sand Volleyball Clinic

Tuesday, Feb. 17, 6:45 to 8 p.m.

Meadows Park 1300 NW 8 St. Boca Raton, FL 33486

Free clinic. First time ever in Boca Raton. Sand Turtles Volleyball training for adults and kids ages 8+. For more information, go to: www.sandturtlesvolleyball.com.

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Posted on 05 February 2015 by L.Moore

Black History Festival

Thursday, Feb. 5 through Sunday, Feb. 8

E. Pat Larkins Community Center 520 Hammondville Road/ MLK Jr., Boulevard Pompano Beach, FL 33060

This four-day FREE cultural event will celebrate and showcase the African-American contributions to the American experience. In addition to the black history exhibits, there will be food, live music, health screenings and a classic car show. Held Feb. 5, 6 to 9 p.m.; Feb. 6, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Feb. 7, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Feb. 8, 1 to 5 p.m. For more information, call 954-786-4585.

Hillsboro Lighthouse Tour

Saturday, Feb. 7, 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.

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

Did you know? The light beam from the Hillsboro Lighthouse can be seen 28 nautical miles out to sea, making it the most powerful lighthouse beam in the world. Tours run every hour. $25 or free for HLPS members. Group rates available. Must wear flat shoes with rubber soles and closed toes; no sandals, flip flops or heels. Children must be 48” tall and accompanied by adult. No pets allowed. For a list of 2015 tour dates, visit www.hillsborolighthouse.org/tours.

Hearts & Flowers

Saturday, Feb. 7, 11:30 a.m. (social), noon (lunch)

Lighthouse Point Yacht & Racquet Club 2701 NE 42 St. Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

St. Gabriel Council of Catholic Women annual luncheon. Fashions from five area stores. Donation: $35. Reservations: 954-946-2551.

6th Annual Grapes on the Green

Saturday, Feb. 7, 5:30 to 9 p.m.

Broken Sound Country Club 2401 Willow Springs Dr. Boca Raton, FL 33496

Part of the Allianz Championship, this event features food and wines from around the world, live music and luxury sponsor tents. Over 400 guests are expected to attend. $35. 561-637-4490 or www.allianzchampionship.com.

About Boating Safely

Saturday, Feb. 7, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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

Learn safe boating techniques. Bring lunch. $35. For questions or RSVP, call 561-391-3600 and leave a message.

Plants & People Day

Sunday, Feb. 8, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sample-McDougald House 450 NE 10 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Free. Native plants, vegetables, herbs, trees, Orchids, Bromeliads, Butterfly Plants, bees & honey, Urban Farming, hydroponics, artists & crafts and more! Raffle gifts.954-292-8040. www.samplemcdougaldhouse.com.

Pompano Beach Garden Club meets

Monday, Feb. 9, 12:30 p.m.

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

Open to the public. Program: “Growing Produce in Florida” presented by Jayne King. Refreshments served. 954-943-0029

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Posted on 29 January 2015 by L.Moore

5th Annual Two Georges at The Cove Billfish Tournament

Thursday Jan. 29 to Saturday, Jan. 31

2 Georges at The Cove Marina 1645 SE 3 Court, Ste. 211 Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Proceeds benefit The Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County. For information, call 954-427-0353.

Movies Under the Stars: The Boxtrolls

Friday, Jan. 30, 7 p.m.

The Great Lawn at the Beach Atlantic Boulevard & Pompano Beach Boulevard Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Movies also held Feb. 27 & March 27. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and picnics. Free, family-friendly event. For more information, call 954-786-4111 or visit www.pompanobeachfl.Gov.

4th Annual Unity in the Community

Saturday, Jan. 31, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Community Park and Amphitheater 2001 NE 10 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Live entertainment, mobile arcade, bounce houses, face painting, BSO demo, raffle prizes, live auction with Mayor Lamar Fisher. For more info., call 954-586-1123 or visit www.ulcpompano.org.

FREE vision seminar

Saturday, Jan. 31, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Registration, 8 a.m.)

Student Union – Grand Palm Room 777 Glades Rd. Boca Raton, FL 33431

Vision Seminar for patients diagnosed with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), retinitis pigmentosa and related retinal degenerative diseases. Space is limited. Registration: Call 800-993-8993 or visit www.FightBlindness.org/BocaSeminar.

Giant community yard sale

Saturday, Jan. 31, starts at 9 a.m. (rain or shine)

Hillsboro Cove Condominiums 1365 E Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Furniture, household goods, sporting goods, baked goods, etc.

Pompano Beach AAUW meets

Monday, Feb. 2, 12:30 p.m.

Pompano Beach Women’s Club 314 NE 2 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

After a brief membership meeting by American Association of University Women (AAUW) Pompano Beach, there will be a presentation and discussion on “Shakespeare and his View of Women.” Guest Speaker: Donna Bruno, book reviewer and AAUW Member. New members welcome. Free. For information, call 954-570-5423 or e-mail pompanoscholar@yahoo.com.

Sit ‘N’ Fit Chair Yoga classes

Tuesday, Feb. 3 & 5, 9 to 10 a.m.

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

For seniors unable to participate in standing Yoga or other exercise programs due to weakness, fatigue or fear of falling. Classes are every Tuesday and Thursday. $2 per class or $10 per month. Registration required and space is limited. Call 954-480-4463.

Coffee with a Cop

Wednesday, Feb. 4, 9 to 10 a.m.

Town Hall 1210 Hillsboro Mile Hillsboro Beach, FL 33062

Ask questions about safety concerns in your community.

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Posted on 22 January 2015 by L.Moore

Democratic Women’s Club of Florida meets

Thursday, Jan. 22, 7 p.m.

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

Celebration of 42nd Anniversary of Roe v. Wade. Conversation about the history of women’s reproductive rights and what actions to take to oppose 2015 anti-choice legislation. Concluded with candlelight vigil (using cell phone flashlights). Guest speakers: Senator Nan Rich and Kristin Carter. Refreshments served. RSVP: 954-942-8711 or maggie_davidson@comcast.net.

25th annual Nautical Flea Market – Pompano

Saturday, Jan.24, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 25, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Pompano Beach Community Park 2001 NE 10 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Vendors with boating and diving equipment, nautical clothing, marine surplus items, anchors, mooring products, arts and crafts, food and more. $5, 12 and under free.

Annual Winter Tea at Westside Park

Saturday, Jan. 24, 4 to 6 p.m.

Westside Park 445 SW 2 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Afternoon of food, friendship, entertainment and prizes and tea! For a festive and traditional fl air, hats and gloves are requested, but not required. $15 per person. For more information, call 954-480-4481.

Car show

Saturday, Jan. 24, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sample-McDougald House 450 NE 10 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33432

Tour historic house, and see antique and classic cars. For more information, call 954 691-5686.

JA World Uncorked V Experience

Saturday, Jan. 24, 6:30 to 10:30 p.m.

JA World Huizenga Center at Broward College 1130 Coconut Creek Blvd. Coconut Creek, FL 33066

For ages 21 and older. Foodies can taste samples from premium chefs while listening to LIVE entertainment and participating in auctions, raffles and more. Presented by Premier Beverage and hosted by chairs Bob & Susan Drinon and Renée Korbel Quinn with Junior Achievement’s Circle of Wise Women. This educational “Fork & Cork Affair” benefits Junior Achievement of South Florida. Proceeds from the annual event, along with other Circle initiatives, have raised over $2 million since 2010 and help support JA’s financial education programs for every fifth and eighth grader in Broward County public schools and many private schools. $150 per person. www.jaworlduncorked.com.

8th Annual Family Fun Day

Saturday, Jan. 24, 10 a.m.

Lynn intramural field 3601 N. Military Tr. Boca Raton, FL 33431

Includes Mini Knights Challenge, inflatable & interactive games, meet & autograph sessions with Lynn student-athletes, clinics and free admission to the Fighting Knights men’s & women’s basketball games against Florida Southern. FREE and open to the public. For more information, contact Chad Beattie at cbeattie@lynn.edu or Alex Perez at aperez@lynn.edu.

Deerfield Beach Festival of the Arts

Saturday, Jan. 24 & Sunday, Jan. 25 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Along Ocean Way south of pier Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

125 artists in juried show. Live music, food, spirits, student art exhibit and kids’ zone.

Nezrok announces “Bumper Crop!”

Sunday, Jan. 25, 5 to 9 p.m.

American Rock Bar & Grill Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Nezrok will perform songs from their new album “Bumper Crop” following Steve Minotti’s Nashville Style IX In The Round Songwriter’s Series, at American Rock Bar & Grill in The Cove Shopping Center. Doors open at 5 p.m. No cover. Call 954-428-4539 for more information.

Card Party

Tuesday, Jan. 27, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Pompano Beach 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 and have a great afternoon of fun. $4 includes dessert and coffee. Call 561- 479-2002 for reservations.

Open House

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 9 a.m. to noon

Lighthouse Christian School 2331 NE 26 Ave. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Also on Feb. 26. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, call 954-941-7501.

The Crests with Tommy Mara

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 7:30 to 9 p.m.

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

Part of Winter Concert Series. $12. For more information, call 954-786-4590 or visit www.pompanobeachfl.gov.

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Posted on 15 January 2015 by L.Moore

Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival

Thursday, Jan. 15 to Sunday, Feb. 8

Although the festival begins and ends in West Palm Beach, the over 30 features, shorts and documentaries will be shown also in Boca and Delray. Get all the information at www. palmbeachjewishfilm.org.

Aunt Mary’s Annual Attic Sale

Saturday, Jan. 17, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

St. Paul the Apostle Church 2700 NE 36 St. Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Second time around: Household items, furniture, clothes, jewelry, small appliances and more. Refreshments available. 954-943-9154.

Broward Shell Club

Saturday, Jan. 17, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 18, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

Admission/ parking FREE. For more information, call 305-301-1296.

Dixieland/ Hot Jazz session

Sunday, Jan. 18, 1 to 4 p.m.

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

Presented by the Hot Jazz & Alligator Gumbo Society. $10. 954-563-5390.

Song of Solomon

Monday, Jan. 19, 7:30 p.m.

The Wick Theater 7901 N. Federal Hwy. Boca Raton, FL 33487

One-time staging of Broadway-bound musical, starring Tony nominee Robert Cuccioli, written by Andrew Beall and Neil Van Leeuwen. $40. 561-995-2333 or click events calendar on www.thewick.org.

11th Annual Taste of LHP

Tuesday, Jan. 20, 6 to 9 p.m.

Lighthouse Point Yacht & Racquet Club 2701 NE 42 St. Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Local restaurants serve up samples of their finest creations. Auction, drawings and raffle held. $50 in advance, $60 at door. 954-946-3838 or www.lhpchamber.com.

Free Condo Board Member Certification

Tuesday, Jan. 20, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

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

Condominium association board members are invited to a free certification course. Licensed Community Association Managers are also welcome to attend and will receive two IFM or Elective Manager credits. Space is limited and reservations are required. This event is presented by Kaye Bender Rembaum. RSVP: 954-928-0680 or Odalis@KBRLegal.com

Middle East lecture

Wednesday, Jan. 21, 11 a.m.

Community Presbyterian Church (Briggs Hall) 1920 SE 4 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Lecture for Prime Timers Group on issues in the Middle East. Public invited. FREE. 954-427-0222 for more information.

History at High Noon

Wednesday, Jan. 21, noon to 1 p.m.

City Hall, Commission Chambers 150 NE 2 Ave. Deerfield Beach FL 33441

Historian and author Sally J. Ling shares insights into eight years of research and discovery that led her to write her latest historical novel Who Killed Leno and Louise? FREE. Light refreshments served. For more information, visit www. deerfield-history.org or call 561-429-0378.

Thank You, Irving Berlin!

Wednesday, Jan. 21, 7 p.m.

Herb Skolnick Community Center 800 SW 36 Ave. Pompano Beach, FL 33069

The City of Pompano Beach Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department presents “Thank you Irving Berlin!” an informative and entertaining show as Barrington (Barty) Brown shares many stories, words and music through his creative talents at the grand piano. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased in advance at the Herb Skolnick Community Center or online at www. Eventbrite.com. For more information, call 954-786- 4590 or visit www.pompanobeachfl.gov.

Save the date: DBICA meets

Thursday, Jan 22 at 7 p.m.

Community Presbyterian Church (Briggs Hall) 1920 SE 4 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Guest speaker: Deerfield Beach Commissioner Joe Miller, Dist. 1.

MLK—Deerfield

Carnival

Westside Park 445 SW 2 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Friday, Jan. 16, 5 to 10 p.m.; Saturday, Jan. 17 & Sunday, Jan. 18; Monday, Jan. 19, 1 to 6 p.m.

Includes live music featuring LaNorris McFadden & P.R.O.O.F on Friday, Pocket Change on Saturday and Valerie Tyson Band on Sunday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. each evening.

Parade

Jan. 19, 10 a.m.

Features former Miami Dolphin Twan Russell as Grand Marshal. Parade begins at The Cove Shopping Center and ends at Westside Park with ceremony to follow at Leo Robb Gymnasium. Keynote Speaker: The Honorable Kenneth L. Gillespie, a Juvenile Division Judge of the 17th Judicial Circuit Court in Florida. Note: Roads used by parade will have closures to accommodate. For info., call 954-480-4429 or www.deerfield-beach. com/mlk.

MLK-Pompano

Parade

Monday, Jan. 19, 8 a.m. (Line-up)

Mitchell Moore Park 901 NW 10 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Celebration

Monday, Jan. 19, 10:30 a.m.

Blanche Ely High School Gymnasium 1201 NW 6 Ave. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Special Guest Performers: Canton Jones and T-DOGG For more information, call 754-217-6656.

MLK-Boca Raton

Breakfast

7:30 a.m., Lois Martin Community Ctr. 1350 N. Dixie Highway. Boca Raton, FL 33432

Memorial Ceremony

9:30 a.m.

200 NE 12th St. Boca Raton, FL 33432

Master of Ceremonies: Pastor Tom Tift, FUMC West Keynote Speeches: Rev. Danny Ward, ‘How Love Overcomes’ Ms. Lejeune Goodard, ‘Who is My Neighbor?’

March to Sanborn Square

10:30 a.m. Led by Boca Raton High School Band

Celebration

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Master of Ceremonies: Nhu Nugent, executive director, PROPEL

Music: Gospel, Jazz, R&B Bibleway Temple Ministries, Jai Rose Band, South Florida Heat Wave, St. Joan of Arc Youth Choir, etc. Food vendors, children’s activities and more.

*Pearl City Historical Walking Tour – Saturday, Jan. 24, 10 a.m. to noon. 561-395-6029.

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Posted on 08 January 2015 by L.Moore

Friends of the Deerfield Beach Arboretum meet

Thursday, Jan. 8, 7 p.m.

Constitution Park 2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Speaker: Roger Stone, owner of Stone’s Rose Gardening, Davie, FL. He will explain the basics of maintaining rose plants in our particular climate, and about proper species selection, environmental requirements, pruning techniques, tips on pests and disease, and tricks for obtaining the perfect blooms. He will end with answers to all your questions. Plant giveaway. Light refreshments served. Free and open to public. 954-480-4495. www.treezoo.com.

Burning of the Greens

Thursday, Jan. 8, 5:30 p.m.

Zion Lutheran Church 959 SE 6 Ave. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

(Date changed from 5th). Enjoy this bonfire to commemorate the closing of the Christmas season. Info.: 954-421-3146.

Garden Club of Lighthouse Point meets

Thursday, Jan. 8, 11 a.m.

St. Paul’s Education Hall 2700 NE 36 St. Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Program: “BEE Kind to our Bees and Pollinators.” Presented by Ivan Baratz, Broward County Extension Advisory Council, Horticulture Tip by Mona Johnston. W&M bee-attracting plants. Any questions, contact Program Chairman, Mona Johnston, 954-975-9157 or visit www.lhpgc.org.

Movies in the Park: Frozen

Friday, Jan. 9, 7 p.m.

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

Bring the family, blankets and lawn chairs for a fun family night out. Concessions and glow merchandise will be sold for a small fee. For a full listing of this season’s movies and dates please visit www.deerfield-beach.com/moviesinthepark. For more information, call Constitution Park at 954-480-4495.

28th Annual Boca Fest

Saturday, Jan. 10 & Sunday, Jan. 11, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Shops at Boca Center 5250 Town Center Circle Boca Raton, FL 33486

More than 150 artists, live music and more. Animal aid, a pet rescue and recovery center, will have dogs and cats for adoption. For more information, call 561-746-6615 or visit www.ArtFestival.com.

Yard Sale

Saturday, Jan. 10, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Community Presbyterian Church 1920 SE 4 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

A bicycle, clothes and misc. For info., call 954-687-8161.

3rd Annual District 2 Clean-Up

Saturday, Jan. 10, 7:30 a.m.

401 SW 4 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Volunteers will sign-in and enjoy some coffee, juice and donuts, which will be served between 7:30 and 8 a.m. Everyone will report back to the sign-in location at noon and pizza and refreshments will be served during a recognition and appreciation ceremony, which will run from noon to 1 p.m. Must be 12 and older. Teens who wish to participate in groups and are between the ages of 12 and 15 should be aware that there must be an adult present for every five teens. Proper attire is required. Wear boots or closed-toe shoes (no sandals or flip-flops), long pants and a hat. Bring sunscreen and wear the gloves that will be provided by the City. Please RSVP at 954-480-4391 and commit to volunteering. Certificate of Community Service (6) Hours will be provided during the ceremony. In addition, those who participate in Recycling Perks will receive 100 rewards points for volunteering. For any other questions and/or commitments to volunteer please contact the City Recycling & Solid Waste Management Dept. at 954-480-4391.

Hillsboro Lighthouse January Tour

Sunday, Jan. 11, 8:30, 9:30, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m.

Alsdorf Park departure 2974 NE 14 St. Lighthouse Point, FL 33062

$25 per person, free to HLPS members. Must have flat 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” (4 feet) tall to climb the tower. No pets are allowed. www.hillsborolighthouse.org/tours.

An A Cappella Afternoon

Sunday, Jan. 11, 2 p.m.

Pompano Beach High School Gym 600 NE 13 Ave. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The New Presbyterian Church and The South Florida Jubilee Chorus present this concert featuring popular tunes, Broadway show music, gospel and a little comedy – all Barbershop style. FREE. No tickets needed. An offering will be taken. 954-946-4380 or www.newpres.org.

37th Annual Oshogatsu New Year Festival

Sunday, Jan. 11, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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

Celebrate the Year of the Sheep with unique Japanese games and customs, including Taiko drum performances, rice cake making, fortune telling, kids crafts, tea ceremony and more. VIP room offers craft beer, sake and more. Ages 11 and up: $12 online, $15 at gate; 3 and under FREE. VIP: (21 and up) $30 members, $35 non-members. www.morikami.org/newyear.

Pancake breakfast

Sunday, Jan. 11, 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. 954- 255-3130.

Relay Fiesta

Tuesday, Jan. 13, 5:30 p.m. until closing

Baja Café 1310 Federal Hwy. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Baja Café will donate 15 percent of all proceeds to Relay for Life on this day. Relay for Life will be held at Quiet Waters Park on April 18. Look at acsevents.org under Relay For Life and then Deerfield for more info. and to sign up to participate.

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade and Celebration The City of Pompano Beach and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Committee of Pompano Beach presents: “Color of Unity” by commemorating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with several community events:

MLK Basketball Classic

Monday, Jan. 12 – Thursday, Jan. 15, 6 p.m.

Mitchell Moore Gymnasium 901 NW 10 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Ages: 14-15 and 16-17

Registration: $50 per team

Parade/March 2015

Monday, Jan. 19, Line-up 8 a.m.

Mitchell Moore Park 901 NW 10 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Celebration 2015

Monday, Jan. 19, 10:30 a.m.

Blanche Ely High School Gymnasium 1201 NW 6 Ave. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Special Guest Performers: Canton Jones and T-DOGG For more information, call 754-217-6656.

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New Year’s Eve event

Wednesday, Dec. 31, 9 p.m. until …

CEIZS Florida 2205 W. Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Lively, FREE indoor concert with worship and dance. Countdown to midnight with LIVE TV feed from Brazil, concert at 9 p.m. and midnight buffet. (Across the street from Century Village in the old movie theatre building.) For more information, call 954-421-7737 or e-mail info@ceizsflorida.com.

First Night

Wednesday, Dec. 31, 4 p.m. to midnight

Old School Square park 50 NW 1 Ave. Delray Beach, FL 33444

Live entertainment, “ice” skating, inflatables, campfire, carousel & more. Activities going on elsewhere in Delray, including retro video games at Delray Beach Center for the Arts! Buy First Night button for $10 in advance ($15 on 31st) at 100 ft. Christmas tree or City Hall (credit cards accepted) or Delray Beach Library, Crest Theatre, Delray News Stand and Chamber of Commerce (cash only). For info on Delray holiday activities, call 561-278-0424 or visit http://100ftchristmastree.com.

Sunday Matinee: Music Series Concert

Sunday, Jan. 4, 3 to 4 p.m.

Boca Raton Downtown Library 400 NW 2 Ave. Boca Raton FL 33432

One-hour concert band 33 Years. Featuring acoustic and electric Americana and country music, both modern and classical, and more. Reservations required. Call 561-807-7141 or visit www.bocalibrary.org.

AAUW meets

Monday, Jan. 5, 12:30 p.m.

Pompano Beach Women’s Club 314 NE 2 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

After a brief membership meeting there will be a short presentation and discussion by Dr. Laura Sudarsky, MD, FACS, CWSP. Dr. Sudarsky is a nationally recognized plastic surgeon who has been at the forefront of her field in reconstructive breast surgery. Followed by regifting fundraiser, selling gifts received but not wanted in exchange for funds to help AAUW scholarship fund. New members welcome. No charge. RSVP: 954-570-5423 or email: pompanoscholar@yahoo.com

Burning of the Greens

Monday, Jan. 5, 7 p.m.

Zion Lutheran 959 SE 6 Ave. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Enjoy this bonfire to commemorate the closing of the Christmas season. Refreshments served after.

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The Spirit of Giving

Friday, Dec. 26, 7:30 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Center 1801 NE 6 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33064

South Florida Chamber Ensemble program. Pianist Sheng- Yuan Kuan returns to the SFCE for world premiere of a new piano trio version of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony along with other iconic works like Ravel’s Bolero and Grieg’s Peer Gynt. $20 for general admission, $15 for students and seniors. Free wine and cheese during intermission. Tickets available at the Emma Lou Olson box office or by calling 954-803-3762.

Railway museum & model train open house

Saturday, Dec. 27, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

1300 W. Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach FL 33442

South Florida Railway Museum of Deerfield Beach at the historic AMTRAK/TRIRAIL Station shows off its three operating model train layouts and museum displays of railroad memorabilia. For directions or info, call 954-448-8935 or 561-441-6952.

Concert, dance, ball drop

Dec. 31, 9 p.m. until …

CEIZS Florida 2205 W. Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Lively, FREE indoor concert with worship and dance. Countdown to midnight with LIVE TV feed from Brazil, concert at 9 p.m. and midnight buffet. (Across the street from Century Village in the old movie theatre building.) For more information, call 954-421-7737 or e-mail info@ceizsflorida.com.

Christmas Eve Ball

Wednesday, Dec. 31, 9 p.m,. to 1 a.m.

Jazziz Nightlife 201 Plaza Real Boca Raton, FL 33432

Holiday party with music for singles & non-singles, 21 and up. Hosted by Living FLA. Chloe Dolandis performs. FREE but must RSVP – www.theeveball.com.

First Night

Wednesday, Dec. 31, 4 p.m. to midnight

Old School Square park 50 NW 1 Ave. Delray Beach, FL 33444

Live entertainment, “ice” skating, inflatables, campfire, carousel & more. Activities going on elsewhere in Delray, including retro video games at Delray Beach Center for the Arts! Buy First Night button for $10 in advance ($15 on 31st) at 100 ft. Christmas tree or City Hall (credit cards accepted) or Delray Beach Library, Crest Theatre, Delray News Stand and Chamber of Commerce (cash only). For info. on Delray holiday activities, call 561-278-0424 or visit http://100ftchristmastree.com.

Constitution Park offers kids’ events

Ballet & Jazz Dance For Children

Held at Constitution Park, 2841 W Hillsboro Blvd., Deerfield Beach, FL 33442, Jan. 10 through Feb. 28 on Saturdays from 1 to 3:45 p.m., this program is for 6- to 15-year-olds to learn the basics of ballet and jazz dance. While participating, children will engage in cooperative learning, socialization, auditory and kinesthetic memory, and gross motor skills. The program is $90 with a $30 one-time registration fee. Required registration ends Wednesday, Jan. 7. To register, visit www.deerfield-beach.com/register or any City of Deerfield Beach Parks and Recreation facility.

Mommy/Daddy & Me Creative Movement

Held at Constitution Park, 2841 W Hillsboro Blvd., on Tuesdays or Thursdays from 11 to 11:45 a.m., beginning Jan. 13 through March 5, 2015. This program is for children 2 to 4 years old and their caregivers. The series of classes will help promote language skills, encourage literacy and provide exposure to books. The program is $90 with a $30 one-time registration fee. Required registration ends Wednesday, Jan. 7. To register, visit www.deerfield-beach.com/register or visit any of the City of Deerfield Beach Parks and Recreation facilities.

For further information. contact Constitution Park at 954- 480-4494.

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