Pompano Chamber’s Pineapple Jamboree
Friday, March 27, 6 to 10 p.m.
Sample McDougald House 450 NE 10 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060
Enjoy pineapple cocktails and Jell-O shots, beer/wine, live band, an open pit fire for roasting marshmallows, pineapple treats and pineapple plantings. Bobby Rubino’s will be providing the food. $35. Contact the chamber at 954-941-2940, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.pompanobeachchamber.com for more information.
3rd annual “Gas Buy Down”
Saturday, March 28, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Valero Gas Station 1380 N. Federal Hwy. (just north of Glades Road) Boca Raton, FL 33432
Drivers will get some relief on their pocketbooks during this three-hour time period as volunteers from Journey Church will buy down the price of gas by 50 cents per gallon for as many people as possible. They do it again this year “in order to share God’s love in a practical way.” For more information, go to www.bocajourney.com.
AAUW Author Presentation & Luncheon
Saturday, March 28, 11:30 a.m.
Lighthouse Point Yacht Club 2701 NE 42 St. Lighthouse Point, FL 33064
Lunch & learn effective strategies for improving memory, concentration and information retrieval. Silent auction. $40. Reservations Required. 954-570-5423 or email@example.com.
Mess O’ Blues Beer & BBQ Fest
Saturday, March 28, noon to 7 p.m.
The Pompano Beach Amphitheater 1806 NE 6 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060
Get your Blues on with 10 national and local acts on two stages while scarfing down some tasty BBQ, including selections by Spanx the Hog, Hickory Sticks and Sweet Dewies. Whole Foods will also have food tasting. Beer Garden will showcase over 30 national and local micro-breweries. Kids activities too. $20 (Beer Garden is $25). Lawn chairs or blankets are suggested. Tickets at www.pompanobeacharts.org, and at the door.
Tropical Splendor of Florida Birds
Wednesday, April 1, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Bienes Museum of the Modern Book Main Library 100 S. Andrews Ave. Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
Did you know that through the year over 501 different species of birds have been sighted in Florida? Now their beauty has been captured and preserved in a special exhibit. View The Tropical Splendor of Florida Birds exhibit, as well as the photography of Kevan and Linda Sunderland, who have been photographing Florida’s wildlife for over 30 years and whose work has appeared in many magazines. They will talk about Florida’s unique birds. This is opening night, but the exhibit, which includes over 100 books, book art and prints, runs until June 13.
Speaking of art in Ft. Lauderdale, don’t miss the Las Olas Art Fair this weekend on Las Olas from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Coaches NEEDED for Deerfield Packer Rattlers
If you have a passion for growing the sport of cheerleading or football by sharing your knowledge to help youth gain a love for this sport, we would love to talk to you about current coaching opportunities with Deerfield Beach Packer Rattlers (D.P.R.)
A number of opportunities to participate exist at all levels from super pee wee (4 years) through 14 years.
Successful people in our environment have a positive frame of reference, believe in teaching “we vs. me,” love helping young people achieve their dreams, and love teaching the fundamentals of cheer, and the game of football.
Interested coaching candidates may contact Precious at: 954-393-5288 or text to place your name on the list, and D.P.R. will contact you with an interview date.
The City of Deerfield Beach Parks and Recreation Department is hopping into Spring with their annual Easter Egg events.
This series kicks off Thursday, April 2 at 8 p.m. with the Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt for children ages 7 – 14 at Constitution Park, 2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd. An exciting addition to the event this year is an Adult Egg Hunt starting at 8:15 p.m. for ages 21 and up.
On Friday, April 3 at 6 p.m., the city will be holding the Egg-Stravaganza event at Westside Park, 445 SW 2 St., for children ages 10 and under.
The Easter weekend festivities will wrap up with the final event, the Easter Egg Run, on Saturday, April 4, beginning at 10 a.m. at the Deerfield Beach Athletics Complex, 501 SE 6 Ave. This event is also for children ages 10 and under. Remember to bring your own basket for gathering eggs! All events are FREE.
For more information on any of the listed events, contact Constitution Park at 954-480-4494.
Community Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 28, 11 a.m.
Jim & Jan Moran’s Boys & Girls Club 27 S. Dixie Hwy. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
Held by Delta Lodge #519, F & AM, PHA. Family, food & fun.
• Spring Fling
Saturday, March 28, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Community Park (Multi-Purpose Field) 7201 NE 8 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060
FREE fun family day filled with children’s activities, including arts and crafts, games, DJ, dancing, a spring photo booth, bounce houses and an egg hunt. The hunt is on at 11:45 a.m. for ages 1 to 3 and at noon for 4 to 6 year olds and 7 to 12 year olds. For more information, call 954-786- 4111 or visit www.pompanobeachfl.gov.
• Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 4, 10 a.m. to noon
Cross Community Church 841 SE 2 Court Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
Remember, there is also service on Sunday at 9 and 10:30 a.m. Communion service is April 2 at 7 p.m.
Saturday, April 4, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Quiet Waters Park Splash Adventure 401 S Powerline Rd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33442
Games, bounce house, face painting, egg hunt, prizes, photo opportunities with Peter Cottontail and Splash Time (noon to 1:20 p.m.) For children 10 and under. $6/person. 1 year and under free.
Pre-registration/payment required by April 3. Registration available online at Broward.org/Parks. Bring a basket and wear a bathing suit. For more information, call 954- 357-5100.
• Easter Egg Hunt
Sunday, April 5, 1 p.m.
Frank McDonough Park 3500 NE 27 Ave. Lighthouse Point, FL 33064
Be there on time and get ready to run, and hunt, for eggs! Magic show, popcorn, snow cones & fun!