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Posted on 17 April 2014 by L.Moore

Easter celebration

Saturday, April 19, 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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

FREE. Arts and crafts, face painting, free bag of popcorn, free carousel rides, photo op with Easter Bunny. First 500 kids to take a picture with the Easter Bunny get a special Easter bag and coloring book. For more information, visit www.pompanociticentre.com.

Spring Fling Art & Craft show

Saturday, April 19, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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

This free spring event will showcase handmade jewelry, arts and crafts from a variety of vendors. 561-393-7995.

Free Easter Celebration

Saturday, April 19, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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

FREE. Arts and crafts, and face painting. Free bag of popcorn, free carousel rides, photo opp with Easter Bunny! First 500 kids to take a picture with the Easter Bunny get a special Easter bag and coloring book. For more information, visit www.pompanociticentre.com.

7th Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Sunday, April 20, 10:30 a.m.

Boomers 3100 Airport Rd. Boca Raton, FL 33431

For information,visit www.boomersparks.com/site/boca.

Cuisine of the Region

Wednesday, April 23, 5:30 to 9 p.m.

901 Hillsboro Mile Hillsboro Beach, FL 33062

Cusine from local restaurants, auction and raffles. Benefits NE Focal Point. $50 in advance and $60 at the door. For info., call 954-480-4460 or email rwilliams@deerfieldbeach. Com.

Child Abuse Prevention Awareness fundraiser

Wednesday, April 23, 4 to 9 p.m.

PDQ 2341 N. Federal Hwy. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

By The Pompano Beach Exchange Club. 10 percent of proceeds during this time will go to The Children’s Healing Institute. Exchange Club members will be handing out literature on child abuse prevention, as this is one of the club’s main goals. 954-785-6285.

Wine, Women & Shopping!

Wednesday, April 23, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

The Sonoma House 220 NE 11 St. Boca Raton, FL 33432

Wine & chocolate pairing, champagne, hors d’oeuvres, entertainment. $25. Fundraiser with the latest fashion trends and must haves! Proceeds benefit patients, caregivers and families impacted by cancer. www.bridesagainst breastcancer.org.

Dine Out

Thursday, April 24

J. Mark’s Restaurant 1245 N. Federal Hwy. Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

100 percent of lunch and dinner proceeds from Ft. Lauderdale location will be going to Broward House in the fight to help save lives! Owners, Steve Wilson and Ariel Ayala continue their support in the community in which they live and work. Reservations recommended. 954-390-0770.

Save the date: 4th Annual Deerfield Beach Wine & Food Festival

Friday, April 25 & Saturday, April 26

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

Foodies, get ready for this two-day extravaganza of gastronomical delights, live entertainment, culinary classes, wines from around the world and more. Visit www.deerfield beachwineandfoodfestival.com for tickets and info.

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Posted on 10 April 2014 by L.Moore

Grow Your Business… Create Jobs!

Thursday, April 10, 9 to 11 a.m.

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

Free workshop will address capital investment, grants, loans, incentives, training and local projects to help your business grow and create jobs. Provides an overview of assistance available from various resources. For more info., call 954-586-1111.

Sunset Kayak Social

Friday, April 11, 7 to 9 p.m.

Deerfield Island Park 1720 Deerfield Island Park Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Picnic features cheeses, desserts, snacks, water. All levels of paddlers welcome. Must be 21 or older. $15 with own kayak or paddleboard/$30 for kayak rental and life jacket. Bring own white navigation light/flashlight. Limited space/early registration recommended. Departure and return from Sullivan Park. 954-357-5100.

Rock the Ocean’s Tortuga Music Festival

Saturday, April 12 and Sunday, April 13

Ft. Lauderdale Beach Park 1100 Seabreeze Blvd. Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316

Concert to increase public awareness about issues impacting the world’s oceans and also support scientific research, education and ocean conservation initiatives. Performers include Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Ziggy Marley, Sheryl Crow, Train, Hank Williams Jr. and many more. Also see Guy Harvey’s Conservation Village. Visit www.tortugamusicfestival.com for ticket prices, times and other info.

Pompano Beach Relay-for Life

Saturday, April 12, 4 p.m.

Pompano Community Park 820 NE 18 Ave. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

4 p.m. – Kids’ activities (face painting, clowns, games, etc.), 5 p.m. – survivor’s lap and ceremony, 9 p.m.—Luminaria ceremony. Live entertainment and food during the overnight event. For more info., call 954-200-7536 or visit www.relayforlife.org/pompanobeachfl.

Deerfield Packer Rattler Fun Day & Training Camp Registration

Saturday, April 12, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Registration: 8 a.m.)

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

Free food, drinks, games, music and football/cheer camps. Football & cheer season registration $50 on April 12 only… Requesting kids to wear black shorts. Free T-shirt will be given to everyone who registers for camp. 954-779-6471.

2nd Annual “Gas Buy Down”

Saturday, April 12, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Valero gas station 1380 N. Federal Hwy. (just north of Glades Road) Boca Raton, FL 33432

The Journey church will buy down the price of gas by $0.50/gallon for as many people as possible during the two hour time. Volunteers from the church, that meets Sundays at 10:30 a.m. at Boca High, will be to helping to give a break to the wallets of members of the community.

Hillsboro Lighthouse Tour

Saturday, April 12, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Transportation from: Sands Harbor Hotel & Marina 125 N. Riverside Dr. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Transportation to and from the lighthouse grounds by boat. $25. Must have flat shoes with rubber soles and closed toes. Children must be accompanied by an adult and must be a minimum of 4 ft. tall to climb the tower. No pets allowed. www.hillsborolighthouse.org.

GFWC Deerfield Beach Women’s Club meets

Wednesday, April 16, 7 p.m.

910 E. Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

For info., call 954-421-4700 or visit www.DBWC.org.

History at High Noon

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

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

Speaker: Historian Sally Ling, on “The Rum Runner Run.” Light refreshments served. For more info., call 954-429- 0378. www.sallyling.com.

Save the date: DBHS Senior IB Art Show

Thursday, April 17, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Deerfield Beach High 910 SW 15 St., 2nd floor in 270 corridor Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Work is for sale by seniors for their college funds.

American Legion Auxiliary dinner

Thursday, April 17, 5 to 8 p.m. 820 SE 8 Ave. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Post #162 is having a dinner with ziti, meatballs, salad, garlic bread and a special dessert. Price is $10. Proceeds help local girls go to Washington D.C. For more information, call 954-421-6097.

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Posted on 03 April 2014 by L.Moore

Pompano Beach Garden Club Flower Show

Saturday, Apr. 5, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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

Theme: “Tribute to Elvis Presley, King of Rock & Roll.” Large horticultural exhibit and educational exhibits. Open to the public. 954-943-2699.

About Boating Safety

Saturday, Apr. 5, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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

Participants receive a certificate and will be sent a Florida Boating ID card, which is required for boaters under 22 years. The course also is valuable for anyone new to Florida boating or who needs a classroom “safe boating” class. In addition, many insurance companies give annual discounts for completing this course. The topics include boating terminology, boat handling, navigation rules, aids to navigation, federal and Florida regulations, safety equipment and other boating techniques. $35. For questions or RSVP, call 561-391-3600 and leave a message.

Boy Scout Troop 119 Annual Pasta Dinner/Raffles

Saturday, Apr. 5, 4:30 to 7 p.m.

St. Ambrose Catholic Church Rectory Social Hall 380 S. Federal Hwy. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

$5, under 5 – free. Includes salad, dessert, beverage. Tickets available at door. 954-629-8304.

Jazz Concert Benefit

Saturday, Apr. 5, 7 to 9 p.m.

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

Presented by The Deerfield Beach High School Jazz Band. Entry fee: $20.

Kulcha Shok Surf & Muzik Festival

Saturday, Apr. 5, 7 a.m. until dark

222 N. Pompano Beach Blvd. (South side of pier) Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Surf contest starts at 7 a.m., music starts at noon. Festivities include bikini fashion show, a beach cleanup contest, a surfboard art session and auction.

Contest will attract the state’s best surfers. The surf divisions include groms (13 and under), junior men’s (14-18), open men’s (any age), open women’s (any age), longboards (men’s and women’s, any age), open sub surf, open skim and ol’skool. The ol’skool division will only have six surfers that will draw numbers from 1-6 and will pick one of six boards from the 1960s to the 2010s that will represent each era.

Division benefits Surfrider and the MSAP. Each participant will get a grab bag with goodies and T-shirt. Winners will receive homemade trophies, sponsor swag and a board. Trophies for first through third in each division. Pre-registration only, fees start at $20. Music includes T. Dezmam, Mike Maytin, Brett Staska, Red Lyte, Kolabo, Bezerk and Jahfe. For more information, call 305-534-6110 or the surf hotline at 786-276-6527. For registration, go to the surf page on www.kulchashok.com.

Yard Sale extravaganza

Saturday, Apr. 5, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

St. Paul United Methodist Church 244 SE 2 Ave. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Clothing, household items, electronics, tools and more. Food and drinks will also be on sale. For more info., call 954-427-9407.

Relay For Life of Deerfield Beach, LHP and Hillsboro Beach

Saturday, Apr. 5, 4 p.m. to Sunday, Apr. 6, 6 a.m.

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

Opening ceremony—4 p.m.; Luminaria Ceremony — 9 p.m.; closing ceremony – 6 a.m. April 6. See pg. 1 for entertainment line-up. More info: www.Relayforlife.org, look under Deerfield Beach. Also find Deerfield Beach Relay For Life on Facebook.

Mendelssohn Elijah an Oratorio

Sunday, Apr. 6, at 2 p.m.

Pompano Beach High School Gymnasium 1400 NE 6 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Featuring the New Presbyterian Church 100 Voice Concert Choir, soloists and orchestra. Free Concert, no tickets needed. Offering will be taken. Call 954-946- 4380 or go to www.newpres.org.

Deerfield Beach Orchid Society Meeting

Tuesday, Apr. 8, 7:30 p.m.

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

Dr. Brian Monk of Blullama Orchids will speak on warm growing miltonias. Guests/new members welcome. No charge for guest visit first two times. www.deerfieldbeachorchidsociety.org or deerfieldorchids@ gmail.com.

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Posted on 27 March 2014 by L.Moore

Kenny G” plays with Circle of Trust band

Thursday, March 27, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

RIPS Sports Bar (inside Diamond Strike Lanes bowling alley) 2200 N. Federal Hwy. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Local musician Kenny Gruneisen [“Kenny G”] plays with Circle of Trust band. Gruneisen played the recent Tea in the Garden and other gigs. For more information, email kennyg@canslim.net.

Lighthouse Point Library Semi-Annual Book Sale

Thursday, March 27 to Saturday, March 29 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Dixon Ahl Hall 2220 NE 38 St. Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Gently used books, DVDs, VHS tapes, music CDs, audio books for purchase. Prices range .50-paperback books to $2- hardcover books (coffee table and collector books specially priced.) Saturday, Mar. 29, $1 buys as many books as can fit in a bag (bag provided). Proceeds benefit LHP Library. 954-946-6398.

Last Chance—ObamaCare sign-up

Friday, March 28, 5 to 9 p.m.

E. Pat Larkins Community Center 520 MLK Blvd. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Bring Driver’s License, proof of income (last three months pay stubs, statements from all income sources, (alimony, child support, SSI, retirement accounts, etc.), social security cards or numbers for everyone on application, immigration documents (green card, certification of citizenship or naturalization), proof of insurance (ID cards/ Policy Number for all persons on application), most recent tax return. 954-786- 4848.

The Great Gatsby Charity Luncheon

Saturday, March 29, 11 a.m.

Deer Creek Country Club 2801 Deer Creek Country Club Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Roaring 20’s attire encouraged. Featuring Jazz Musician Troy Anderson & the Wonderful World Band. Presented by St. Ambrose Women’s Council. Men welcome. Donation: $50. For info., call 561-449-9314.

PigOut ‘n Deerfield

Saturday, May 29, 10:30 a.m.

Sullivan Park 1601 E Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Enjoy BBQ, live music, raffles and more. Watch pro and home cookers compete for prizes for the best BBQ. National Anthem by Deerfield High School Trio and a singing competition starring Elementary, Middle and High Schools students. Bands: Noon to 2 p.m. —Steve Minotti, 2 to 4 p.m. — Uproot Hootenanny, 4 to 6 p.m. – Andrew Morris Band. $10. www.deerfieldchamber.com for info.

35th Annual Hatsume Fair

Saturday, March 29 to Sunday, March 30 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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

Celebrate the first bud of spring with Taiko drumming, martial arts demos, Japanese fashion show, games like Dance Dance Revolution, Japanese Pop Art exhibit, flower seed planting, butterfly origami, tea ceremony, food and more. Two day passes available — $17 for adults and $11 for children. Single day passes — $15 for adults, $10 children. (Children are 4 to 10 years old; under 3 is free). More info: www.morikami.org

Praise in the Park

Saturday, March 29, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

Hosted by 1st Baptist Church. Live music, hot dogs on the grill, bounce houses, volleyball, kickball, Frisbee, horseshoes. Bring lawn chair. All churches welcome. 954-427- 1216.

Farewell Deerfield Country Club

Saturday, March 29, 5 to 10 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Country Club 50 Fairway Dr. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

$25 per person. Limited to 200 guests. Includes 2 drinks and appetizers. Music by Artie Sax & The Jeff D Band. Buy tickets by March 28. Call 954-427-4400.

DBICA annual picnic

Sunday, March 30, 1 to 4 p.m.

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

Held by the Deerfield Beach Island Community Association at the park across from the church on 19 Avenue. Everyone is encouraged to bring a covered dish. There may be a pie or cake contest. For info., call 954-571-2061.

It Takes Two in Concert

Sunday, March 30, 2 to 5 p.m.

Butler House 380 Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Duo performs everything from Country to Classical, Jazz and other retro tunes. $15 donation (or $10 and two or more canned goods). Benefits The American Cancer Society.

Save the date: Relay For Life of Deerfield Beach, LHP and Hillsboro Beach

Saturday, April 5, 4 p.m.

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

Opening ceremony — 4 p.m., luminaria ceremony — 9 p.m., closing ceremony – 6 a.m. April 6. More info: Relayforlife.org, look under Deerfield Beach. Also find Deerfield Beach Relay for Life on Facebook.

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Posted on 20 March 2014 by L.Moore

Garden Club of LHP

Thursday, March 20, 11 a.m.

2700 NE 36 St. (E. Sample Rd.) Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Fun with Pollinators & Natives” Bees, Moths and Butterflies, with Bryan Scott, Broward County Master Naturalist I and Park Ranger Aide. Horticulture Tips by Mona Johnston, raffle and refreshments. 954-942-9310 or visit www.lhpgc.org.

Marine Advisory Board meets

Thursday, March 20, 6 p.m.

Old School House 232 NE 2 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

South Florida Chamber Ensemble Piano Trio (SFCE) performs

Friday, March 21, 7:30 p.m.

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

Program 5: The Secrets of Longevity.” Hear music by composers whose healthy lifestyles contributed to their longevity and hear tips from local medical professionals on how to live to 100 and beyond. Free reception following concert with healthy snacks provided by Whole Foods Market, Coral Springs. $15 regular admission, $10 for students/seniors/ military. Children under 12 free with paid adult ticket. 954- 803-3762 or www.sfcemusic.com.

FREE carousel rides

Friday, March 21, 3 to 5 p.m.

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

Free rides for World Down Syndrome Day. Info: www.worlddownsyndromeday.org.

An Evening With the Stars

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

Fern Forest Nature Center 201 Lyons Rd. South Coconut Creek, FL 33063

Speakers cover basic telescope techniques and general astronomy information. FREE. For information, call 954- 384-0442.

Women’s Club of Coc. Crk. Garage Sale

Saturday, March 22, 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

North Recreation Complex 4455 Sol Press Blvd. Coconut Creek, FL 33073

Items include toys, jeans, jewelry, small appliances, games, men’s and women’s business suits, boots, designer shoes, children’s toys, clothes and housewares. 954-540-2374.

Pancake Breakfast

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

Johnny Tigner Community Center, Westside Park 445 SW 2 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Held by the Kiwanis Club of Deerfield Beach – West. $7. 954-428-1537.

Dixieland/ Hot Jazz Session

Sunday, March 23, 1-4 p.m.

Henry’s Hideaway SE corner of Andrews Avenue & McNab Road Pompano Beach, FL 33069

Presented by the Hot Jazz & Alligator Gumbo Society. $10. 954-563-5390 or 561-809-6410.

CRA Job Fair

Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 3 to 7 p.m.

E. Pat Larkins Community Center 520 MLK Blvd. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Looking for a job? Stop by this job fair, dressed to impress with resume in hand. 954-586-1132.

North Broward Democratic Club

Wednesday, March 26, 7:30 p.m.

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

Speaker: Former Congressman Ron Klein. Topic: update on Washington D.C. FREE and open to the public. Refreshments served. 954-783-8232.

Gotta Dance: Tribute to Gene Kelly

Wednesday, March 26, 7 p.m.

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

A song and dance tribute presented by Rome and Marina Saladino and pianist Jim Weber. $20. 954-786-4590.

Save the date: Last Chance—ObamaCare sign-up

NEXT Friday, March 28, 5 to 9 p.m.

E. Pat Larkins Community Center 520 MLK Blvd. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Bring Driver’s License, proof of income (last three months pay stubs, statements from all income sources (alimony, child support, SSI, retirement accounts, etc.), Social Security cards or numbers for everyone on application, immigration documents (green card, certification of citizenship or naturalization), proof of insurance (ID cards/policy number for all persons on application), most recent tax return. 954-786- 4848.

Save the date: Cuisine of the Region

Wednesday, April 23, 5:30 to 9 p.m.

Hillsboro Club 901 Hillsboro Mile (A1A) Hillsboro Beach, FL 33062

Tasty tidbits from area restaurants, live & silent auction, door prizes and more. Benefits NE Focal Point. $60 at door/ $50 advance. Tickets available at NE Focal Point, 227 NW 2 St., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441. 954-480-4460.

Pre-Teen Dance

The City of Deerfield Beach Parks and Recreation Dept. presents Pre-Teen Dances for youth ages 10 – 12 at Westside Park, 445 SW 2 St., on Fridays, March 21, April 18, May 16, June 20, July 18, Aug. 15 and Sept. 19 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Come jam to the latest hiphop sounds. Refreshments sold. $2. 954-480-4481.

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Posted on 13 March 2014 by L.Moore

Sisterhood of Temple Beth Israel meets

Thursday, March 13, 11:30 a.m.

Temple Beth Israel 201 S. Military Trail Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Mini lunch served. Hebrew Academy Children’s Choir performs. Info: 954-428-6265 or 954-421-7060.

Shining a Light on ACS

Saturday, March 15, 6 to 7:30 p.m.

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

Casual worship gathering, light meal. Preparing for Relay for Life (Apr. 5 at Quiet Waters Park). FREE, canned good donation appreciated, will be donated to Gateway Community Outreach. 954-427-0222.

Ballet & Jazz Dance for Children

Saturday, March 15, 1–3:45 p.m.

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

Children ages 6-15. Registration technically over but still may be able to get a free class, or possibly enroll. $90 for 8 weeks plus registration fee- $30. Each class will hold a recital at the end of the session. To register, visit www.deerfield-beach.com or visit any of the City of D.B. Parks & Recreation facilities. 954-480- 4494.

Elite Force Martial Arts Black Belt Spectacular

Saturday, March 15, 11 a.m.

Township Center for the Performing Arts 2424 Lyons Rd. Coconut Creek, FL 33063

Tickets Available at the Dojo. 954-785-1348.

6th Annual Prayer Breakfast/Fundraiser

Saturday, March 15, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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

Guest speaker: Bishop Patrick Kelly. Donation: $10. Call 954-418-0216 or 954-667-5074 for tickets.

New Presbyterian Church Concert Series

Sunday, March 16, 2 p.m.

Pompano Beach High School Gymnasium 1400 NE 6 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Samuel Metzger, Organist, Farewell Concert. No tickets needed, offering will be taken. 954-946-4380 or www.newpres.org.

Dance Fitness for Adults

Monday, March 17, 7p.m.

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

Registration until March 13 (you may be able to come in after for free trial class). $100 for 8 weeks plus registration fee-$30. To register, visit www.deerfield-beach.com or visit any City of DB Parks & Recreation facilities. 954-480-4494.

Zonta Club of Greater Deerfield Beach meets

Tuesday, March 18, begins 11:15 a.m.

DoubleTree by Hilton 100 Fairway Dr. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

11:15 to 11:45 a.m. — social networking, noon — lunch and business. Guest Speaker: Dr. Brian Sheen, Complementary & Alternative Medicine Practitioner and Life Coach at The Quantum Healing & Empowerment Center. $20 all inclusive. Cash or checks only. RSVP: queenrmv1@bellsouth.net or 561-750- 7355.

ArtHall

Wednesday, March 19, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

50 NE 1 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Features Harmony Jones, a contemporary mixed-media artist. FREE. Food trucks on-site as well as wine, snacks, and live music. Info: 954-586-1111.

Woman’s Club meets

Wednesday, March 19, 7:30 p.m.

910 E. Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Info: 954-421-4700.

5th Annual All People’s Day Diversity Festival

Saturday, March 22, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Pompey Park 1101 NW 2 St. (indoor) & NW 10 Ave. (outdoor) Delray Beach, FL 33444

Non-profit event that brings in people from all over. Dance, music, social theater, costumes, culture, interactive booths, Origami folding, games, crafts, Kids’ workshop from 9 to 11 a.m. Call 561-495-9818 for more information. Some kids’ activities require registration and may have an extra fee.

SAVE THE DATE: Rotary Charity Scholarship Golf Tournament

Friday, May 9, 11:30 a.m. registration; 1 p.m. shotgun start; 5:30 p.m. dinner & awards;

Deer Creek Golf Course 2801 Deer Creek Country Club Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

The Deerfield Beach Rotary Fund has provided over $100,000 in charitable contributions over the past 6 years, including providing scholarships to high school graduates in the area. Sign up today. Call 954-421-5550 or visit www.deerfield rotarygolf.com for more info.

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Posted on 06 March 2014 by L.Moore

Those Fabulous’ 40s Concert

Thursday Mar. 6, 7 p.m.

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

$12. Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the door. 954-786-4590.

Movies in the Park: “The Lorax”

Tuesday, Mar. 7, 7 p.m.

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

Bring blankets/ lawn chairs. Call 954-480-4429 or visit www.Deerfield-Beach.com.

Author Presentation & Luncheon

Saturday, Mar. 8, 11:30 a.m.

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

American Association of University Women (AAUW), Pompano Beach fundraiser. Patsy West, ethno-historian & preservationist speaks on “bathing costumes to bikinis.” $40 (includes silent auction.) Reservations Required: 954- 524-2938.

Huge Yard Sale

Saturday, Mar. 8, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

3870 N. Powerline Rd. Pompano Beach, FL 33073

Benefits “no kill” Florida Humane Society. Donations accepted Thursday – Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. 954-785-2165. Rain date: March 15.

Soroptimist International Annual “Casino Night”

Saturday, Mar.8, 7 to 11 p.m.

Elks Lodge 700 NE 10 St Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Theme: “Shake your Shamrock,” features dinner, dancing, gaming, raffles, auctions. $65 (includes $100 in chips) Tickets: 954-553-0887. Benefits Woodhouse of Pompano Beach.

Hillsboro Lighthouse Tour

Saturday, Mar. 8, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Transportation from: Sands Harbor Hotel & Marina 125 N. Riverside Dr. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Transportation to and from the lighthouse grounds by boat. $25 per person. Must have flat shoes with rubber soles and closed toes. Children must be accompanied by an adult and must be a minimum of 48″ (4‘) tall to climb the tower. No pets allowed. www.hillsborolighthouse.org.

Music under the Stars: WT Heck and the Indelibles

Saturday, Mar. 8, 7 p.m.

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

FREE concert: Jazz and Blues. 954-786-4590.

About Boating Safely

Saturday, Mar. 8, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Spanish River Park HQ Bldg. 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 22 years old. Topics include boating terminology, boat handling, navigation rules, aids to navigation, federal and Florida regulations, safety equipment and other boating techniques. Materials fee is $35. For questions or RSVP, call 561-391-3600 and leave a message.

Mardi Gras Celebration — Chamber GALA

Saturday, Mar. 8, 6 p.m.

Deer Creek Country Club 2801 DC Country Club Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Held by Deerfield Beach Chamber of Commerce. A portion benefits International Society for Autism. Info: www.deerfieldchamber.com.

Sunday Matinee Music Series Concert

Sunday, Mar. 9, 3 to 4 p.m.

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

Free admission/open to the public. Features “Great American Songs” by Jim Kovalcik Trio. Reservations required. Visit www.bocalibrary.org or call 561-299-8684.

Pompano Beach Garden Club Meeting

Monday, Mar. 10, 12:30 p.m.

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

Demonstration of Floral Design” presented by Cindy Rieger and Joanne Nelson. Open to the public. Refreshments served. 954-943-0029.

Deerfield Beach Orchid Society Meeting

Tuesday, Mar. 11, 7:30 p.m.

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

Orchid Auction (and orchid accessories). Arrive by 7 p.m. to preview items. Guests or new members welcome. No charge for guest visit first two times. After, there is membership fee. Visit: www.deerfieldbeachorchidsociety.org or contact deerfieldbeachorchidsociety@gmail.com.

Greater Pompano Beach Senior Citizens Club meets

Wednesday, Mar. 12, 10 a.m.

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

Activities and events for seniors. 954-786-3902.

8th Annual Festival of the Arts

Thursday, Mar. 6 to Saturday, Mar. 15

Mizner Park 327 Plaza Real Boca Raton, FL 33432

Enjoy world-class musicians, authors and other performances. For more info., call 561-368-8445 or visit www.festivalboca.org.

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Posted on 27 February 2014 by L.Moore

Florida Renaissance Festival

Through March 16 (Weekends), 10 a.m. to sunset

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

$20-adults/$9-children ages 6-11/Kids 5 & younger free. www.ren-fest.com or 800-3-REN-FES.

St. Ambrose Carnival

Thursday, Feb. 27 to March 2

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

Rides, games, food, drinks, entertainment, Bingo and more! Ticket prices for rides vary. 954-427-2225 or www.stambrosecarnival.com for more info.

Pompano Beach Republican Club meets

Thursday, Feb. 27, 7 p.m.

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

Guest speaker: Andrea McGee, candidate for Congress, District 22. Refreshments served. 954-786-7536.

Premier Master’s Art Show

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

2611 E. Atlantic Blvd. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Artists from around Florida showcasing photography, painting, collage and mixed media. Live music and wine. Admission free/open to public. 100 percent of art sales go directly to artist. 954-788-9044 or www.greightspaces.com.

First Christian Church Yard Sale

Saturday, Feb. 28, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

Proceeds go toward church youth fundraiser activities. 954-942-2515.

First Annual Victorian Gothic Masquerade

Saturday, March 1, 7 to 11 p.m.

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

New Orleans, early 1800s setting, costumed dance unique and interactive performers, musicians, DJ, opportunities to learn the waltz and be professionally photographed. Black tie affair, mask required. $65 per person (includes hors d’oeuvres and two drinks. Cash bar available.) Tickets must be purchased in advanced at http://artisticproductionsinc.com.

Historic Butler House Tour

Saturday, Mar. 1, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

Call for appointment: 954-429-0378.

Boca Raton Green Market

Saturday, Mar. 1, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Royal Palm Place S. Fed. Hwy. & SE Mizner Blvd. Boca Raton, FL 33432

Farm-to-table, freshly-picked produce and organics from local growers, plants, flowers, bakery items and more. 561- 299-8684.

Women’s History Month event

Saturday, Mar. 1, 11 a.m.

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

The History of Women Artists from the 1500s. 954-357- 7680.

Free Prostate Screening

Saturday, Mar. 1, 10 a.m. to noon

Broward Health North 201 E. Sample Rd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33064

Register for free prostate screening. By appointment only. 954-759-7400.

Intracoastal Clean-up

Saturday, March 1, 9 a.m.

Sullivan Park (on Riverview Rd., off Hillsboro Blvd.) Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Help remove trash and debris. Volunteers of all ages welcome and will receive WWCU T-shirt and invitation to “Trash Bash” after party. Wear close-toed shoes, sunscreen and clothes for getting dirty. Bring bottled water. Gloves provided. Visit waterwaycleanup.org for more information and to sign up.

Shimmy for a Cause

Sunday, March 2, 4 p.m.

Puppetry Arts Center Theater 94 NE 2 Ave. Delray Beach, FL 33444

See some belly dancing and give back! Hosted by the Anti- Cancer Belly Dancers, benefits Relay for Life. $25. www.beledy.net/acbd.

Annual Black Heritage, Women’s History Month Banquet

Saturday, March 1, 7 p.m. (Doors open at 6 p.m.).

Westside Park Dr. Leo J. Robb, Jr. Memorial Gymnasium 445 SW 2 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Soul food buffet and entertainment by Reaxion Band and Ethnotricity African Dance Group. Guest speakers: Dr. Rosalind Osgood, Bishop Quan L. Miller. Also “Saluting Hometown Heroes” honorees: Troy Randell, William “Willie” West, Francine Baugh, Coach Allen Jackson, Amie Kay Tanner and Rev. Geraldine Miller. Tickets at Johnny Tigner, Sr. Community Center for $25. African attire recommended, but not required. For more information, call 954- 480-4480 or visit www.deerfield-beach.com

Women’s issues support group

Tuesday, March 4, 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Faulk Center for Counseling 2455 Boca Rio Rd. Boca Raton, FL 33433

For women who need support and to discuss concerns about everything from finances and divorce to caregiving issues, loss of a loved one, substance abuse, general malaise and more! First meeting free. Only $5 after. Call for more info: 561-483-5300. www.faulkcenterforcounseling.org

The Legends Rock On Show

Wednesday, Mar. 5, 7:30 to 9:00 p.m.

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

Doors open 6:30 p.m. $12. 954-786-4111.

Pickleball / Free Demo Clinic

Wednesday, Mar. 5, 9 to 11 a.m.

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

Combination of tennis, badminton and ping pong. Great for seniors and young adults. 954-480-4494.

Save the date: DB Chamber of Commerce 2014 Annual Gala

Saturday, March 8, 6 p.m.

Deer Creek Country Club 2801 DC Country Club Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Visit www.deerfieldchamber.com for details.

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Posted on 20 February 2014 by L.Moore

DB Island Club Assoc. meets

Thursday, Feb. 20, 6 p.m.

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

Guest speakers: Deerfield Beach Vice Mayor Joe Miller and Public Information Officer Rebecca Medina, includes PR video on all the “Hot Spots” in Deerfield Beach.

Garden Club of Lighthouse Point Celebrate 55th Anniversary

Thursday, Feb. 20, 11 a.m.

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

Annual salad luncheon and Chinese auction. Orchid program by Hyla Levine, Queen Barn Orchids. $10 non-members/ guests. RSVP, limited space. 954-942-9310.

Zion Lutheran School’s 50th Anniversary Social

Friday, Feb. 21, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Galuppi’s on the Green 1103 N. Federal Hwy. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

$25, includes food, drink and $5 raffle tickets.

Bully Defense Seminar

Saturday, Feb. 22, 2 p.m.

Elite Force Martial Arts 4754 N. Federal Hwy. Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

All kids welcome – age 5+. 954-785-1348.

Children in the Arts Piano Competition

Saturday, Feb. 22, 7 p.m.

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

Free recital/open to the public. Competition of kids of all ages and levels. 954-786-4111.

Tea in the Garden

Saturday, Feb. 22, 4 to 6 p.m.

The Fruitful Field 100 NE 44 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33064

5th annual fundraising event includes English tea (at 5 p.m.) and pastries. Explore the tropical food forest and vegetable growing areas while listening to LIVE music. Fruitful Field not only educates, but also inspires new ways to feed those who are hungry. www.thefruitfulfield.org.

City of LHP: Girls Softball Registration

Saturday, Feb. 22, noon

Frank McDonough Park 3500 NE 27 Ave. Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Register for: Coach pitch softball ages 6-8, Junior girls ages 9-11, Senior girls ages 12-15. Call 954-784-3449 to find out more.

Mardi Gras Celebration

Sunday, Feb. 23, 1 to 4 p.m.

Henry’s Hideaway 1500 S. Andrews Ave. Pompano Beach, FL 33069

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

 

Relay For Life fundraiser at Tijuana Flats

Monday Feb. 24, 5 to 8 p.m.

Tijuana Flats 278 S. Federal Hwy. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

20 percent of anything you purchase will go toward our Relay for Life. “Heads n Tails” Contest, “Hot Sauce and Tortilla Chip” eating competition – 2014 Saucy King and Queen will be crowned. Free prizes raffled every 30 minutes. 954-304-4248, www.relayforlife.org/dblpfl.

DAV offers help

Tuesday, Feb. 25 and Wednesday, Feb. 26, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

American Legion, Post 162 820 SE 8 Ave. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Disabled American Veterans Mobile Service Office will personally provide counseling and claim filing assistance. FREE to all veterans and their family members. 727-319- 7444.

Winter Concert Series: The Fabulons

Wednesday, Feb. 26, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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

$12. Tickets: 954-786-4111.

North Broward Democratic Club

Wednesday, Feb. 26, 7:30 p.m.

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

Speaker: Ft. Lauderdale City Commissioner, Dean Trantalis, on climate change. FREE. Refreshments served.

Florida Renaissance Festival

Through March 16 (Weekends), 10 a.m. to sunset

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

$20-adults/$9-children ages 6-11/Kids 5 & younger FREE. www.ren-fest.com or 800-3-REN-FES.

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