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Posted on 26 March 2015 by L.Moore

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, info@pompanobeachchamber.com 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 pompanoscholar@yahoo.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.

EASTER HAPPENINGS

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.

Egg Spectacular

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!

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Posted on 19 March 2015 by L.Moore

LHP Garden Club Salad Luncheon & Chinese Auction

Thursday, March 19, 11:30 a.m.

St. Paul’s Education Hall 2700 NE 36 St. (E. Sample Rd.) Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Program: “THE EXOTICS IN YOUR LIFE” by Jesse Durko, owner/grower Jesse Durko Nursery. Chinese and Silent Auction. $15 non-members & guest, includes lunch. R.S.V.P: 954-942-9310. 954-975-9157 or www.lhpgc.org.

Stations of the Cross

Friday, March 20, 7 p.m.

St. Peter’s Anglican Church 1416 SE 2 Terr. Deerfield Beach, FL 33063

Come walk with our Lord.” Stations of the cross. Fridays during Lent. 954-695-0336.

Ryan’s Rockin Car Wash with DJ $yrup

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

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

$5 per car, DJ spinning tunes and baked goods for sale. Proceeds benefit Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund.

7th Annual Prayer Breakfast

Saturday, March 21, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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

Held by I Am My Brother’s Keeper Ministries, Inc. Menu: Fish, bacon, grits, eggs, rolls, pastries and beverages. $10. Free door prizes and giveaways. For tickets, call 954-418- 0216. Donations help sponsor scholarships for Deerfield High School students, homeless and the incarcerated www. iambkm.org.

Highwaymen Art Show & Sale

Saturday, March 21, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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

Florida iconic landscape painters show (and sell) hundreds of original paintings. $5. 954-292-8040.

Potluck dinner & hymn sing

Saturday, March 21, 6 p.m.

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

Bring a dish to share. Free parking. 954-427-0222.

Rock and Relay”

Saturday, March 21, 5 to 10 p.m.

6101 NW 31 St. Margate, FL 33063.

Relay For Life event. $50, includes cocktail hour, dinner, DJ, live band, comedy, dessert and more. Proceeds benefit The American Cancer Society. For reservations, call 561- 929-0299.

Dixieland/ Hot Jazz

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

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

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

Concert – Diane Bish

Sunday, March 22, 2 p.m.

Pompano Beach High School Gymnasium 1400 NE 6 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33334

The New Presbyterian Church Concert Series presents Diane Bish, Concert Organist, featuring New Presbyterian Church Concert Choir. FREE, an offering will be taken. 954-946- 4380 or www.newpres.org.

Card party

Tuesday, March 24, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

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

Job Fair

Tuesday, March 24, 3 to 6 p.m.

E. Pat Larkins Community Center 520 Hammondville Rd./ Dr., MLK Jr., Blvd. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Business attire is recommended. Pre-register at 954-786- 7866 or dahlia.baker@copbfl.com for exclusive early entry.

Annual Tea Party

Wednesday, March 25, 10:45 a.m.

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

Handmade refreshments, mix & mingle. FREE. 954-427- 0222.

Month of Giving — Jersey Mike’s

Wednesday, March 25

1069 E. Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Buy a Jersey Mike’s sub and get something back all month long. On this day, 100 percent of proceeds benefit Multiple Sclerosis.

Save the date: DB Historical Society Annual Dinner

Thursday, March 26, 6 to 8 p.m.

Seaboard Airline Railroad Station (just east of tracks) 1300 W. Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Catered dinner & dancing to “It Takes Two.” Railroad Museum Tours $25. For more information, email judithofdfb@gmail.com.

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Posted on 12 March 2015 by L.Moore

Friends of the Deerfield Beach Arboretum meet

Thursday, March 12, 7 p.m.

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

Speaker: Noel Ramos RE: tropical agriculture and food sustainability in South Florida. Plant giveaway. Light refreshments. FREE, open to public 954-480-4495. www.treezoo.com.

Cupcakes & Cocktails

Thursday, March 12, 6 to 9 p.m.

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

Decorate cupcakes. Admission ($20) includes instruction, food sampling, one glass of beer or wine. Bring your ID. 954-943-4683 or www.pompanociticentre.com.

St. Peter’s Anglican Church

Friday, March 13, 7 p.m.

1416 SE 2 Terr. Deerfield Beach, FL 33063

Come walk with our Lord.” Stations of the Cross. Fridays during Lent at 7 p.m. For information, call 954-695-0336.

Rummage sale

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

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

Shop til you drop. Try a hot-dog for $3. 954-781-2300.

Granny’s Attic

Saturday, March 14, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

Free. Giant indoor garage sale features over 80 vendors selling housewares, toys, collectibles, tools, clothes and more. Food and drinks available for purchase. 954-786-4111 or www.pompanobeachfl.gov.

The Pap Corps Walkathon

Saturday, March 14, 8:30 a.m.

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

1960s theme, with Beatles tribute band, Nowhere Band, meet and greets with leading cancer doctors. $20, includes T-Shirt. Benefits The Pap Corps, which donates money to Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine for research on all types of cancer. www.thepapcorps.org.

ANONYMOUS 4 concert

Sunday, March 15, 3 p.m.

St. Gregory’s Episcopal Church 100 N.E. Mizner Blvd. Boca Raton, FL 33429

After nearly 30 years and over 20 recordings (with two million+ albums sold), 2015-16 is the last touring season for this internationally renowned ensemble. $40 (general), $20 (student), $60 (premium). 561-395-8285. www.anonymous4.com.

DBICA Potluck Picnic

Sunday, March 15, 1 p.m.

Neighborhood Park (behind Community Presbyterian Church) SE 6 St. & 19 Ave. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

DBICA supplies soda, water, hot dogs and flatware. Bring a dish, enough to serve 6 to 8 people, to share with fellow members, neighbors and friends. 954-224-8006.

Zumba Fitness Class

Tuesday, March 17 & Thursday, March 19, 9 to 9:50 a.m.

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

Classes are low impact for beginners. Walk-ins: $6, pack age of 10 classes: $50. Bring a friend to get a free class. For more information, contact Westside Park at 954-480-4481.

Democratic Women’s Club of NE Broward meets

Wednesday, March 18, 7 p.m.

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

Speaker: Joanne Sterner, feminist and political activist. Topic: Women’s History Month, Refreshments served. Free and open to public. 954-942-8711.

History at High Noon

Wednesday, March 18, noon to 1 p.m.

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

Guest speaker — historian and author Sally J. Ling — shares her book “OUT OF MIND, OUT OF SIGHT: A Revealing History of the Florida State Hospital at Chattahoochee and Mental Health Care in Florida.” Free. 561-429-0378 or www.deerfield-history.org.

LHP Chamber seeks board members

LHP Chamber is looking for 3 to 5 new members. These voluntary positions are for two years and require a meeting once a month on Tuesday night. For more information, call 954-946-3838 or email rene@azurerealty.com.

Hillsboro Youth Sailing Club

Saturdays, March 14,21 & 28, 9 a.m.

Did you know that this sailing club is starting up again? Interested in having your child, ages 8 to 18, be involved? Check out www.hisc.org to find out more.

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Posted on 05 March 2015 by L.Moore

Lazer Lloyd concert

Thursday, March 5, 5:30 p.m.

Pavillion Grille 301 Yamato Rd. Boca Raton FL 33431

Hailed by the Jerusalem Post as Israel’s greatest guitarist, Lazer Lloyd will be bringing his unique fusion of Rock, Blues and Jewish soul for Purim concert. 561-417-7797 or www.ChabadBocaBeaches.com.

Black Heritage, Women’s History Month Banquet

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

Leo J. Robb, Jr. Memorial Gymnasium Westside Park 435 SW 2 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Soul food buffet and live entertainment by Deerfield Beach High’s Jazz band. Keynote speaker: WSVN-7 News Anchor Danielle Knox. Salute to Hometown Heroes in the following categories: Business Professional – Carrol Stubbs, Community Service – Avis Swenson, Educator – Roy Clark, Athletic Role Model – Lou Ellen Stallings, and Clergy – Bishop Patrick Kelly. Tickets: Johnny Tigner, Sr. Community Center at Westside Park, $30. African attire recommended, not required. 954- 480-4481 or visit www.deerfield-beach.com/bhwh

About Boating Safely

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

Spanish River Park HQ 3939 N. Ocean Blvd. Boca Raton, FL 33441

Topics include boating terminology, boat handling, navigation rules, aids to navigation, federal and Florida regulations, safety equipment, and more. $35. Bring lunch. R.S.V.P., 561- 391-3600 — leave a message.

Hillsboro Lighthouse Tour

Saturday, March 7, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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

Lighthouse tour transportation is only by boat from the Sands Harbor Resort & Marina. Tour boats run hourly. Must wear fl at shoes with rubber soles and closed toes. No sandals, flip-flops or heels allowed. Children must be accompanied by an adult and must be a minimum of 48” (4 ft.) tall to climb tower. No pets allowed. $25 per person; free for HLPS members. www.hillsborolighthouse.org/tours.

Dancing Through the Decades

Saturday, March 7, 6 to 11 p.m.

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

Soroptimist International of Pompano Beach Annual Spring Fundraiser. Live entertainment with 9-piece “Motowners” band. Dinner, dancing, raffles, auctions. $65 per person. 954-234-5339.

Spring Family Fun Day

Saturday, March 7, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

In partnership with Lowe’s. Build a garden. Kids get apron, goggles and patch. Live entertainment, raffles and more. www.PompanoCitiCentre.com.

Farm Heritage Days

Saturday, March 7, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 8, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

See antique farming equipment, learn about agricultural roots of area; games, music, food, tours of the historic home, and more. $10 (Children 12 and under free). 954 691-5686.

FREE iced coffee Monday, March 9, all day

South Florida Dunkin’ Donuts

Get a free 16 oz. cup of iced coffee at a Dunkin’ Donuts near you. Limit one per customer.

Deerfield Beach Orchid Society Annual Auction

Tuesday, March 10, 7:30 p.m. SHARP (doors open at 7 p.m.)

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

Hundreds of orchids up for auction. Guests welcome (first two visits to meetings free, charge after). deerfieldbeachorchidsociety@gmail.com or www.deerfieldbeachorchidsociety.org

4th annual Bonefish Mac Attack on Cancer

Tuesday, March 10, 7 to 9 p.m.

Bonefish Mac’s 2002 E. Sample Rd. Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Food, drink and raffles. Held by Team Healing Spirits of Relay for Life Deerfield Beach. Proceeds go to American Cancer Society. To learn more about our Relay For Life (April 18-19 in Quiet Waters Park), register a team or survivor, go to www.relayforlife.org/dblpfl .

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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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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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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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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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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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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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