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Posted on 18 December 2014 by L.Moore

Menorah lighting

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 5:30 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre (near carousel) 1955 N. Federal Hwy. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Brought to you by Chabad of N Broward Beaches free. Lighting of 9 ft. menorah with Mayor Lamar Fisher. Doughnuts, latkes, free carousel ride, crafts for the kids! www.JewishLHP.com or 347-410-1106.

Winter Wonderland

Thursday, Dec. 18, 3 to 5 p.m.

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

Enjoy holiday activities, such as horse-drawn hayrides, photos with Santa, a real SNOW field; make your own “Frosty the Snowman.” Kids activities, holiday treats and the thrilling Polar Express ride. Small fee for refreshments and some activities. For more information, call 954-480-4494.

Chanukah event

Thursday, Dec. 18, 5:30 p.m.

Town Hall of Hillsboro Beach 1210 Hillsboro Mile Hillsboro Beach, FL 33062

FREE. Menorah Lighting with local dignitaries and Chanukah refreshments. Brought to you by Chabad of N. Broward Beaches. For more information, call 347- 410-1106 or visit www.JewishLHP.com.

Children’s holiday performance

Friday, Dec. 19, 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Steeple on the Beach Montessori School, Briggs Hall 1920 SE 4 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free. For more info., call 954-427-0222 or visit www.communitych.org.

The Matchmaker

Friday, Dec. 19, 6 p.m. (show), 7:30 p.m. (dinner) Sunday, Dec. 2, 2 p.m. (show only)

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

The Matchmaker!” presented by Curtain Call Playhouse is a comedy about a local merchant who hires a lively widow matchmaker; mayhem ensues. $30 Friday, $20 Sunday. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Herb Skolnick Community Center or online at www.Eventbright.com. For more information, call 954-786-4590.

Annual Christmas Dinner

Saturday, Dec. 20, noon

159 SW 1 Terrace Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Presented by Delta Lodge #519. Free food, family & fun.

Book talk

Saturday, Dec. 20, 1:30 p.m.

The Event Center 6101 NW 31 St. Margate, FL 33063

Local radio talk show host Anna Stephenson of WWNN Radio AM 1470 is holding a special free book talk event with six authors. For more information, call 786-376- 6118 or 305-274-0638

4th Annual Piles of Smiles “Snow Day

Saturday, Dec. 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

Children ages 3 to 12 will enjoy playing in 25 tons of real snow. Features Zippy Pet rides, bumper cars, a Polar Ice slide, DJ, costumed characters, winter sport activities, a handmade craft show and more. Advance reservations are $12 ($15 day of event). For more info., call 561-347-2900 or visit www.SugarSandPark.org

Chanukah Festival

Sunday, Dec. 21, 4 p.m.

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

Sponsored by Chabad of East Boca. Rides, food, concert starring Eduardo, menorah lighting with dignitaries, and more. Nominal fee for food and rides. For more information, call 561-417-7797 or visit www.Chabad-BocaBeaches.com.

Milo’s Dog Rescue Adoption and Donation Drive

Sunday, Dec. 21, 11 a.m. & 2:30 p.m.

Anuttara Yoga Shala 620 SE 10 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Come take an exhilarating yoga class and visit with the volunteers at Milo’s Dog Rescue who will have adoptable animals available just in time for the holidays. They will also be accepting donations such as pet food, treats, blankets, sheets, toys, cleaning supplies, kennels, etc. For info., call 954-322-YOGA (9642) or visit www. anuttarayoga.com.

Menorah lighting

On Sunday, Dec. 21, 5 p.m. on Deerfield beach, join the Chabad of the N. Broward Beaches as they light their menorah, offer up latkes and doughnuts and supply plenty of opportunities for fun, including face painting, sand art for the kids and more.

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Posted on 11 December 2014 by L.Moore

Friends of the DB Arboretum meets

Thursday, Dec. 11, 7 p.m.

Constitution Park 2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33447

Speaker: Jon Albee with the Urban Farming Institute of Oakland Park will provide info. on unique growing systems, supplies and knowledge for success to local home and institutional farmers, including hydroponic and soil based systems. Plant giveaway, refreshments. Info.: 954-480-4495 or www. treezoo.com.

Movies in the Park—Polar Express

Friday, Dec. 12, 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, visit www.deerfield-beach.com/moviesinthepark. For more information, call 954-480-4495.

LAST Family Hayride & Campfire

Friday, Dec. 12, 7 to 9:30 p.m.

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

For more info on this last Hayride & Campfire of 2014 (others were held in October and November), call 954-357-5100 or go to www.Broward.org/parks. (Other parks are also holding similar events).

Yard sale

Saturday, Dec. 13, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Florida Humane Society 3870 N. Powerline Rd. Pompano Beach, FL 33073

Non-profit, no-kill organization. Proceeds benefit dogs and cats.

Christmas Party and Auction

Saturday, Dec. 13, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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

Hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Deerfield Beach-West. For information, call 954-428-1537.

Mega Holiday Pet Adoption

Saturday Dec. 13, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Toyota 1441 S. Federal Hwy. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Hosted by Rescue Sisters and Toyota of Deerfield Beach. Santa will be there too! Info.: 954-425-6900

52nd Annual Holiday Boat Parade

Sunday, Dec. 14, 6 p.m.

Watch from the shore or from the water upon the Musette boat, which leaves from The Cove Marina in Deerfield and rides in the parade. For $60 per person, you get an Intracoastal cruise, dinner, dancing and open bar. For more information, contact the Greater Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce at 954-941-2940.

Choral Christmas Cantata

Sunday, Dec. 14, 10 a.m. (Sanctuary)

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

Reverend Dr. Randy Gill and Sabrina George, music director, will lead all sanctuary worship services. Attendance is complimentary; free parking is available; refreshments are always served. For information, call 954-427-0222 or visit www.communitych.org.

Handel’s Messiah

Sunday, Dec. 14 at 2 p.m.

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

The New Presbyterian Church Concert Choir, Professional Orchestra and Soloists present the most popular and beloved oratorio ever written in the English language, Handel’s Messiah. The Program will be directed by Steven Hammaker. Tickets are not needed. Admission is free – an offering will be taken. Sing along with the “Hallelujah” Chorus. For more info., call 954-946-4380 or visit www.newpres.org.

Menorah Lighting

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 5:30 p.m.

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

Join us as we light our 9ft. Menorah with Mayor Lamar Fisher. Doughnuts, latkes, free Carousel ride, crafts for the kids!

Drop-off for Toys 4 Tots

Myers Insurance Agency 703 S. Federal Hwy. Pompano Beach, Fl. 33062

Drop off Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Collecting toys now through Saturday, Dec. 13. Fifth consecutive year as an official drop-off location. 954-784-9029.

Rattlers has open positions

Deerfield Packer Rattlers Board currently has open positions. If you are interested in a position or would like to nominate someone for a position, please call 954-393-5288. You MUST have been involved with the organization for one year. All nominees are due Thursday, Dec. 18 by 5 p.m.

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Posted on 04 December 2014 by L.Moore

Yuletide Parade

Thursday, Dec. 4, 6: 30 p.m.

2400 E. Atlantic Blvd. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Parade runs from Riverside Drive west to Atlantic Blvd. to McNab Park, where festivities continue, including the lighting of the tree, arrival by Santa and other characters, and entertainment. For more information, call 954-786-4111.

Everlasting Joy

Thursday, Dec. 4 to 6 & 11 to 14, 7:30 p.m.

Trinity Church 3901 NE 22 Ave. Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Presented by Revelation Ministries, a Christian drama ministry, this event consists of two one-act plays combined to tell the story of Christmas. $20. Tickets available at door or at through www.revelationministries.com/tickets. For more information, email info@revelationministries.com.

CRA Business Resource Center Job Fair

Thursday, Dec. 4, 4 to 7 p.m.

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

For more information, call 954-586-1111 or info@iedfl.com

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, Dec. 6, 9 to 11:30 a.m.

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

Breakfast photos with Santa. Family of 4 – $10; $5 each additional person. Organized by DFB Historical Society. (Sponsored by DFB Kiwanis, Frank Congemi, Publix.) 954- 429-0378 or www.deerfield-history.org.

Trek with Tracy

Saturday, Dec. 6, 9 a.m.

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

Purchase tickets and T-Shirts in advance at Fancy Nancy’s, 1823 E, Sample Rd., or e-mail shopfancynancys@gmail. com. $15 includes shirt and walk. Benefits Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma.

About Boating Safely

Saturday, Dec. 6, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Spanish River HQ Bldg. 3001 N State Road A1A Boca Raton, FL 33431

Learn all about boating terminology and technique. Get needed certificate and knowledge. Bring lunch. Materials fee is $35. For questions or RSVP, call 561-391-3600 and leave a message.

Twisted

Saturday, Dec. 6, 8 p.m.

Infinity Hall at the Center For Spiritual Living 2 SW 12 Ave. Boca Raton, FL 33486

Musical comedienne Gail Robin will perform her onewoman show “Twisted,” consisting of original comedy and parody songs, covering everything from pop culture to aging and relationships. $20. 561-368-8248.

Ocean Way Holiday Celebration

Saturday, Dec. 6, 5 to 9 p.m.

International Fishing Pier 200 NE 21 Ave. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Photos with Santa, a miniature pony petting zoo, snow flurries, kid’s activities, holiday characters and live entertainment. Refreshments and food sold. 954-480-4429.

Night of 100 Stars

Sunday, Dec. 7, 2:30 & 7 p.m.

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

Song and dance show featuring a variety of holiday music. Produced by KP Productions. $15. Purchase tickets in advance at the Herb Skolnick Community Center or online at www. eventbrite.com. For more information, call 954-786-4590.

Pompano Beach Garden Club meets

Monday, Dec. 8, noon

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

Open to the public. The program, a book review of “Under the Magnolia” by Frances Mayes, will be presented by Donna Bruno, PBGC Member. Refreshments served. 954-943-2699.

Trinity Church’s Annual Live Nativity

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 6:45 p.m.

Trinity Church 3901 NE 22 Ave. Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

The Trinity Worship Team will sing Christmas carols outside at the steps of the sanctuary’s main entrance off 39 Street. Live nativity starts at 7:15 p.m. and all children are welcome to participate. (Meet inside the sanctuary at 6:45 p.m. to get a costume). FREE event.

The Matchmaker” play

Willow Theatre 300 S. Military Tr. Boca Raton FL 33486

Dec. 5, 6, 12, 13, 8 p.m. Dec. 6, 7, 13, 14, 2 p.m.

Herb Skolnick Center 800 SW 36 Ave. Pompano Beach, FL33069

Dec. 19, 6 p.m. (dinner & show at 7:30 p.m.) Dec. 21, 2 p.m. (show only)

Presented by Curtain Call Playhouse. $23 Adults ($14 tickets Dec 5 at 8 p.m. & Dec 6 at 2 p.m.), $30 for Dec. 19 and $20 for Dec. 21. More info., 561-347-3948 (Boca)/ 954-786-4590 (Pompano).

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Posted on 27 November 2014 by L.Moore

Snow Party

Friday, Nov. 28, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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

Snow flurries, arts and crafts, entertainment, free carousel rides and an appearance by Santa (bring your camera!) Santa will be there every weekend from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 6 -21. Holiday Family Fun Days every Saturday in December through Christmas Eve. Info.: 954-943-4683, www.PompanoCitiCentre.com.

The Christmas Candle movie premier

Saturday, Nov. 29, 6:30 p.m.

Christian Love Fellowship Church 801 SE 10 St., Ste. 4 Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free. Get tickets at http://echolightcinemas.com/clfchurch

5th Annual “Light Up MLK” for the holidays

Saturday, Nov. 29, 5 to 8 p.m.

Annie Adderly Gillis Park 601 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Holiday cookie decorating, interactive art wall, live entertainment, tree lighting at 7 p.m. Free food, photo booth, Santa visit. Hot 105 DJ Big Man Kelly hosts.

Arts and Crafts and Quilts

Sunday, Nov 30, 1 to 5 p.m.

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

Quilt raffle, craft sale, music, refreshments and food under the 100-year-old Banyan in the backyard. 561-299-8684 for info.

Zion Tree Lighting

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 6 p.m.

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

For more info., call 954-421-3146.

13th Annual Lighthouse ‘A Glow

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

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

Be entertained at tree lighting. Santa visits, holiday refreshments, caroling and more.

44th Annual Holiday Street Parade—Boca Raton

Wednesday, Dec. 3 7:30 to 9 p.m.

72 N Federal Hwy. Boca Raton, FL 33432

This year’s parade theme will be “A Holiday Wish.” Parade route begins at Federal Hwy & SE 8 St., traveling north to Mizner Park Amphitheater.

Yuletide Parade – Pompano

Thursday, Dec. 4, 6: 30 p.m.

2400 E. Atlantic Blvd. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Parade runs from Riverside Drive west to Atlantic Blvd. to McNab Park, where festivities continue, including the lighting of the tree, arrival by Santa and other characters, and entertainment. For more information, call 954-786-4111.

52nd Annual Holiday Boat Parade seeks boat

Friday, Dec. 14, 6 p.m.

Enter your boat for free! All boats, big or small, are welcome. For more information or to register your boat please contact the Greater Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce at lspinelli@pompanobeachchamber.com or 954-941-2940.

Drop-off for Toys 4 Tots

Myers Insurance Agency

703 S. Federal Hwy. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Drop off Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Collecting toys through Saturday, Dec. 13. Fifth consecutive year as an official dropoff location. 954-784-9029.

Ocean Way Holiday Celebration

Join us for the Annual Deerfield Beach Ocean Way Holiday Celebration presented by the Deerfield Beach Community Redevelopment Agency, Saturday, December 6, at the International Fishing Pier, 200 NE 21st Ave. Festivities will begin at 5:00 PM and run until 9:00 PM. Activities include photos with Santa, a miniature pony petting zoo, snow flurries, kid’s activities, and live entertainment throughout the event. Be sure not to miss the special Holiday Character Show from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM, followed by a character meet and greet as well as our NEW holiday parade of lights display! Refreshments and food will be sold. Parking on the barrier island will be limited during the event. Complimentary parking will be available at the Cove Shopping Center, 1500 E. Hillsboro Blvd. Attendees can make the short walk across the bridge to the event or take the complimentary shuttle service between the Cove Shopping Center and the beach. The shuttle service will run continuously from 4:30 PM to 9:30 PM.

Please note that there will be several road closures related to the Ocean Way Holiday Celebration:

The International Fishing Pier parking lot will be closed at 6:00 AM on Saturday, December 6th and will reopen around 11:00 PM on Saturday, December 6th.

A1A and NE 2nd street will be closed to Ocean Way (NE 21st Ave.) and NE 20th Terr at 11:30 AM on Saturday, December 6th and will reopen around 10:30 PM on Saturday, December 6th.

The parallel parking spaces in front of the Wyndham will be closed to traffi c at 6:00 AM on Saturday, December 6th.

For further information please call the Community Events and Outreach Division at (954) 480-4429.

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Posted on 20 November 2014 by L.Moore

Garden Club of Lighthouse Point

Thursday, Nov. 20, 11 a.m.

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

Program: Bromeliads, presented by Ann Schandelmayer, NGC, Master Judge, FFGC Floral Design Instructor. Horticulture Tip by Mona Johnston. Holiday Chinese auction. 954-975-9157 or www.lhpgc.org.

AARP Driver Safety Program

Thursday, Nov. 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

Update your driving skills, earn a discount on your car insurance. The AARP Driver Safety Program provides those over 50 years of age with updated information on current Florida Statutes, as well as coping with changes which have occurred in our driving years. $20 for 6 hour course ($15 AARP members). Space limited and reservations required. 954-480-4447 or email tsutton@deerfield-beach.com for reservation or more information.

Book sale

Thursday, Nov. 20 to Saturday, Nov. 22, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Lighthouse Point Library 2200 NE 38 St. Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Gently used books, DVDs, VHS tapes, music CDs and audiobooks for sale. 50 cents for paperback books to $2 for hardcover; coffee table and collector books are specially priced. DVDs and CDs are $1 to $9. On Saturday, from 1 to 4 p.m., $1 will get you as many books as you can fit in a plastic bag (we provide). Proceeds benefit the library. 954-946-6398 or www.lighthousepointlibrary.com

Model Railroad Flea Market and Swap Meet

Saturday, Nov. 22, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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

Presented by the South Florida Railway Museum of Deerfield Beach at. Shop our vendor tables for model trains, accessories and railroad memorabilia. $2 donation at the door. 954-448-8935.

Rummage Sale

Saturday, Nov. 22, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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

Hosted by Boy Scout Troop 119. Refreshments and snacks sold. Rain or shine.

Yard Sale

Saturday, Nov. 22, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Deerfield Beach St. Peter’s Church 1416 SE 2 Terr. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Come to our garage sale inside our air conditioned Parish Hall. Wonderful items to sell. Want a drum set? We have one. Rain or shine.

A November to Remember

Saturday, Nov. 22, 7 to 10 p.m.

American Rock Bar & Grill 1600 E Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Charity to benefit Artists With Autism. A fun family event with appetizers, music, dancing and great raffle basket items. $20. 954-895-2786 or www.artistswithautismunite.webs.com.

Christmas Bazaar

Saturday, Nov. 22, 8:30 a .m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

St. Gabriel Church Hall 731 N Ocean Blvd. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Hosted by the St. Gabriel Council of Catholic Women. Giant treasure chest, jewelry, toys, bake sale, etc. 954-942-6403.

Dixieland/ Hot Jazz

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

Pompano Beach Elks Lodge #1898 700 NE 10 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

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

South Florida Chamber Ensemble Program 2: Postcards

Sunday, Nov. 23, 3 p.m.

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

Concert presents resident artist Wendy White, who will create an abstract painting of Beethoven on stage in real time during the performance of the SFCE woodwind trio. Follow Beethoven’s progress as a composer through the tragedies that befell him as a man. $20, general admission; $15, students and seniors. Children under 12 free. Tickets: 954-803-3762 or www.sfcemusic.com.

Zumba

Tuesday, Nov. 25 and Thursday, Nov. 27, 9 a.m.

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

Every Tuesday and Thursday. $6 per class or 10 for $50. Bring a friend and get in free. 954-224-0886.

Save the date: GFWC Woman’s Club of DB holiday luncheon

Tuesday, Dec. 9, noon.

Royal Fiesta Caterers, The Cove Shopping Center 1680 SE 3 Ct. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

$25. Jackie@dbwc.org or 954 421 4700 to reserve. Deadline Nov. 28.

Drop-off for Toys 4 Tots

Myers Insurance Agency 703 S. Federal Hwy. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Collecting toys now through Dec. 13. Fifth consecutive year as an official drop-off location. Drop off Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 954-784-9029.

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Posted on 13 November 2014 by L.Moore

Friends of the Deerfield Beach Arboretum meet

Thursday, Nov. 13, 7 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Arboretum Constitution Park 2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL33442

Speaker: Murray Corman, owner/grower of “the Garden of Delights,” property manager of the Rare Fruit & Vegetable Council of Broward County, radio host of The Garden show on WIOD. Topic: “A Survey of Tropical Fruit You Can Grow.” Plant giveaway. Light refreshments served. Free, open to public. 954-480-4495. www. treezoo.com.

5th Annual Boca Raton Wine & Food Festival

Friday, Nov. 14 to Sunday, Nov. 16

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

Foodies will revel in this smorgasbord of global gastronomy: VIP Dinner Under the Stars and Vineyard Party Friday night, Grand Tasting Saturday night and Craft Beer Battle Sunday. www.bocaratonwineandfoodfestival.com.

150 Fundraiser Dinner

Friday, Nov.14, 6:30 p.m.

Hillsboro Club 901 Hillsboro Mile Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Exchange Club of Pompano Beach annual fundraiser with nautical theme, for charity. $150, includes dinner, drinks, live music, dancing and an entry in the 150 drawdown to win prizes; silent/ live auctions. Dinner tickets for guests: $50. www.exchangeclubofpompanobeach.com.

Yard Sale

Saturday, Nov. 15, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

St. Peter’s Church 1416 SE 2 Terr. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Come to the garage sale inside an air conditioned Parish Hall. Wonderful items to sell. Want a drum set? St. Peter’s has one. Rain or shine. Also Nov. 22.

Thanksgiving Dinner

Saturday, Nov. 15, 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

Free dinner for community.

Everyday Green Expo

Saturday, Nov. 15, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park, Shelter No. 10 401 S. Powerline Rd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Learn about environmental issues, recycling. Create treasures from trash, kids’ corner, food trucks, planting ceremony, plant sale and more. Free, but $1.50 gate fee per person (children under 5 free). 954-357-5100.

BBQ and Community Movie Night

Saturday, Nov. 15, 5 to 9 p.m.

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

Movie and complimentary BBQ. Sponsored by the LHP Chamber of Commerce. LHP residents only. Visit www. lhpchamber.com or www.facebook.com/lhpchamber.

Orchid Obsession

Saturday, Nov. 15 & Sunday, Nov. 16, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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

Held by the Deerfield Beach Orchid Society. Thousands of specimens on sale from 10 Florida growers, displays to be judged by American Orchid Society (AOS) judges on Nov. 15. Orchid supplies for sale, daily lectures. $5; children under 12 free. www.deerfieldbeachorchidsociety.org.

November Beach Tennis G-4

Sunday, Nov. 16, 9:30 a.m. registration 222 N. Pompano Beach Blvd. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Fun day of beach tennis! Must email name/ partner’s name & categories to mybeachtennis@aol.com. Indicate if you need a partner. Categories: Men’s and Women’s Doubles, Mixed Doubles, Junior Doubles (12 and under). $20 per player; 2 categories: additional $5. Cash only at check-in. Winner receive medals and IFBT World Ranking Points. www.mybeachtennis.net.

The New Presbyterian Church Concert

Sunday, Nov. 16, 2 p.m.

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

Mac McConnell presents The Gospel According to Simon Peter, one-man Biblical Drama Performance. Free. Offering taken. 954.946.4380 or www.newpres.org.

Annual Silver Service Tea

Tuesday, Nov. 18, 1 p.m.

910 E. Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

By GFWC Woman’s Club of Deerfield Beach. Speaker: Ana Reyes, rep. for Mary Kay Cosmetics. Public welcome. Free, but reservations a must:. 954-421-4700 or marti@dbwc. org. www.dbwc.org.

Dem. Women’s Club of NE Broward

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 7 p.m.

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

Speaker: Mary Riedel, president and CEO of Women in Distress of Broward County. Topic: update on Women in Distress issues surrounding domestic violence. Refreshments served. Free and open to public. 954-942-8711.

GFWC Woman’s Club of DB meets

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 7 p.m.

910 E. Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Evening division. Public welcome. Barbara@dbwc.org or 954-421- 4700.

History at High Noon

Wednesday, Nov. 19, Noon – 1 p.m.

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

Learn about the history of railroads in Deerfield Beach presented by Richard Lindquist of the South Florida Train Museum. 561- 429-0378, www.deerfield-history.org

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Posted on 06 November 2014 by L.Moore

Cat’s Meow & Beauty Bow-Wow

Thursday, Nov. 6, 4 to 8 p.m.

Pompano Beach office 3500 NE 5 Ave. Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Benefits Stray Aid & Rescue in Broward County. Mobile van tours available. Bring a bag of dry cat (or dog) food. Raffles include free aesthetic products and cosmetic services. RSVP: 954-783-2323.

Hayride and Campfire

Friday, Nov. 7, 7 to 9:30 p.m.

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

Also Dec, 12. Tickets are $3.50 per person (ages 3 and up), includes one hayride and one bag of fixings to make s’mores around the campfire. For all ages. Preregistration and prepayment are required. 954-357-5100

Andrew Morris band plays

Friday, Nov. 7, 7 p.m.

McNabs Dockside 200 E. McNab Rd. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Hometown boy plays country and rock ‘n roll. Call for any other info.: 954-786-8555

First Christian Church Yard Sale

Friday Nov. 7, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, 8 a.m. to noon

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

Proceeds will go towards the Church Youth and Day School Ministry. For more information, call 954-942-2515.

The Christmas Emporium

Friday Nov. 7, noon to 8 p.m. Saturday Nov. 8, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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

561-395-8285.

Hillsboro Lighthouse Tour

Saturday, Nov. 8 Starting at 9 a.m.

Sands Harbor Hotel & Marina

125 N. Riverside Dr. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Tour lighthouse. Get details on what is required at www. hillsborolighthouse.org/tours.

About Boating Safely

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

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

$35 for materials. Bring lunch. For questions or R.S.V.P., call 561-391-3600 and leave a message.

Annual Jewelry Sale

Saturday, Nov. 8 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Grace Community Church 600 W Camino Real Boca Raton, FL 33486

Christmas Boutique

Saturday, Nov. 8 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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

Handmade decorations and gifts, raffles, baked goods. Refreshments available for purchase.

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Posted on 30 October 2014 by L.Moore

Family Halloween Hoe-Down

Thursday, Oct. 30, 6 to 9 p.m.

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

Costume contests, pie eating and pumpkin carving contests, and petting zoo, hayrides, pumpkin patch and refreshments for a small fee. For more information, call Constitution Park at 954-480-4494.

Zion Lutheran Spooktacular Dinner Theater

Thursday, Oct. 30, 5 to 10 p.m.

959 SE 6 Ave., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Dinner, show and dance! Themed exhibit and costume contest. $25 adults, $12 students. 954-421-3146 x 613.

Fall Festival

Friday, Oct. 31, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

First Baptist Church 701 NE 2 St., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Bounce house, petting zoo, hayride, rock wall, bungee jump, face painting, dunk tank, candy bags for kids, cake walk. Lots of food: chili, hot dogs, cotton candy, popcorn, ice cream floats.

Halloween Festivities

Friday, Oct. 31, 6 to 8:30 p.m.

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

FREE. Activities include: Silly Magic Stage Show, balloon twisters, bounce houses, costume contest, haystack candy find, arts & crafts. Presented by City of Deerfield Beach Parks and Rec. Dept. 954-480-4481.

Art Exhibition

Saturday, Nov. 1 through Dec. 31

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

Artist and local resident Barry Lieberman shows artwork. Reception: Thursday Nov. 6, 6 to 8 p.m. Public is welcome and refreshments will be served. 954-357-7680.

LHP Concert in the Park: “Brass Evolution”

Saturday, Nov. 1, 6 to 10 p.m.

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

Smokin’ hot 9 piece dance band starts at 7 p.m. Hosted by LHP Cultural Committee. Food trucks, dancing and fun!

Sunday Matinee Concert: “It Takes Two”

Sunday, Nov. 2, 3 to 4 p.m.

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

Free admission.Performance by “It Takes Two” (Zella Lehr and Phil Christian). Sponsored by the Friends of the Boca Raton Library. Open to the public. Reserve seats at www. bocalibrary.org. 561-544-8596.

Football game trip

Sunday, Nov. 2, 10:30 a.m. Until ?

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

Trip to Dolphins vs. San Diego Chargers football game at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens. Game starts at 1 p.m.; bus leaves community center at 10:30 a.m. $68, includes lower bowl seat and round trip transportation. To register or for more information, call 954-786-4590.

Library/Cultural Center Groundbreaking Ceremony

Thursday, Oct. 30, 10 a.m.

50 W. Atlantic Blvd. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Groundbreaking Ceremony for the new 47,000 sq. ft. Library and Cultural Center, designed in conjunction with Master Plan for Pompano Beach Civic Campus area south of Atlantic Boulevard between Dixie Highway and S. Cypress Road, including the current site of City Hall. The new Cultural Center will include: 5,000 sq. ft. multi-use, flexible space, 750 sq. ft. exhibition gallery and 2,500 sq. ft. digital media center. Multi-use flexible space is designed for live performance, dance, theater, film presentations, visual arts exhibitions, banquets and other events. Main space will accommodate 400 people in theater configuration or 275 seated people at banquet tables. New library will include areas for children’s services, new materials, fiction reference and periodicals. Total cost for the Library/Cultural Center/Civic Campus is $18 million and will be shared by Broward County, the City of Pompano Beach and the Community Redevelopment Agency. Construction is expected to be complete in winter of 2015.

Free Scary face pancakes at IHOP

Get your scary face pancake FREE at IHOP on Oct. 31 (kids 12 and under) from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. The pancake includes a large buttermilk pancake with a whippedtopped mouth and strawberry nose, served with two mini Oreo cookies and eight pieces of candy corn on the side to let kids create their own one-of-a-kind hotcake. One pancake per child.

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4th annual Daytime Radness

Friday, Oct. 24, 5 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Island Water Sports 1985 NE 2 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Fundraiser and celebration of the local surf & skate culture in Deerfield Beach. For all featured activities visit: www. daytimeradness.com or www.islandwatersports.com. 954- 427-4929.

International Fellowship Dinner

Saturday, Oct, 25, 6 p.m.

Saint Peter’s Anglican Church 1416 SE 2 Terr. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Everyone invited! Food provided by church multi-national congregation. 954-695-0336.

Breast Cancer Community Walk

Saturday, Oct. 25, 7:30 a.m.

The Church of the Living God 176 SW 6 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free event open to any/all churches, organizations, groups, clubs or individuals in surrounding community, who would like to walk in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. BBQ Church Cook Off at the church immediately following walk. **Route starts at: The Church of the Living God, north on Dixie Highway to Hillsboro Blvd., then west to MLK Blvd., south to SW 10 St. then north onto Dixie Hwy., back to the Church. Contact Janice Fulmore-Tigner at 954-478-9880 or email jfulmoretigner@comcast.net.

Dixieland Swing

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

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

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

Revival, Revival, Revival!

Tuesday, Oct. 28, Wednesday, Oct. 29, Thursday, Oct. 30

First Zion Missionary Bpatist Church 125 SW 1 Ct. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Worship. Guest speaker:Rev. Toby Philpart. 954-428-1550.

Toastmasters Club Paradise meets

Monday, Oct. 29, 7 p.m.

Old Schoolhouse 232 NE 2 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Meets every Monday. 954-427-8171 or pchamoni@att.net.

Miami Dolphins vs. San Diego Chargers Football Game Trip

Sunday, Nov. 2, 10:30 a.m. (bus leaves)

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

Stress free trip to Miami Dolphins vs. San Diego Chargers football game at Sun Life Stadium. Cost: $68 includes: lower bowl seat and round trip transportation. Game starts: 1 p.m. To register call: 954-786-4590.

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Garden Club of LHP

Thursday, Oct. 16, 11 a.m.

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

Program: “Protecting Our Coastal Strand.” Presented by Education & Ecological Consultant Kristen Hoss. Refreshments served. www.lhpgc.org.

South Florida Legends Dinner & Concert

Friday, Oct. 17, 6 p.m.

Tropical Acres Steakhouse 2500 Griffin Rd. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

Tribute to Michael Jackson, Elvis, Frank Sinatra and more. $49.95 for dinner & show (includes taxes/gratuities.) Limited seating, reservations required. Call 954-596-0058 or visit www.sflreservations.com.

Beach Sounds: “The Boss Project – Bruce Springsteen Tribute”

Friday, Oct. 17, 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot 149 SE 21 Ave. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

FREE. Bring blankets, chairs, sit on the beach or wade in the surf. Open to the public. Sponsored by City of Deerfield Beach Parks and Recreation. 954-480-4429. Note: Ocean Way from SE 1 St. to SE 2 St. and the east wing of the Main Beach Parking Lot will close Friday, Oct. 17, 6 p.m. and reopen 9:30 p.m.

Boca Raton Green Market

Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Royal Palm Place (SW parking lot) Intersection of S.Federal Hwy. and SE Mizner Blvd. Boca Raton, FL 33432

Farm-to-table, freshly picked produce, organics, plants and flowers, bakery items and more. Runs continuously on Saturdays through May 2015. The band It Takes Two will perform. 561-299-8684.

Health & Wellness Expo

Saturday, Oct. 18, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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

Health screenings for all ages include: balance, blood pressure, body mass index, carotid artery, cholesterol, glucose, pulse oximetry, skin cancer. Other organizations on-site: Walgreens, to give out flu shots; Broward Health Man Van, offering 10 different health screenings within 30 minutes. BSO Operation Medicine Cabinet, prescription drug “take back” program. For flu shot, man van registration or other information, call 954-480-4449.

In the Spirit of Obon

Saturday, Oct. 18. 3 to 8 p.m.

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

Taiko drumming, Japanese folk-dancing, street fair, children’s activities and games, food vendors, Kirin Beer Garden and Sake Station. Place paper candlelit lanterns with messages in lake to honor loved ones. Museum members — discounted tickets and members-only hour from 2 to 3 p.m. with exclusive sake selections, a kick-off taiko drum performance and early bird lantern sales. Tickets NOT on sale at gate. Please visit www.morikami.org/lanternfest. The festival is free for children 3 and under.

ZUMBA Fitness Class

Tuesday, Oct. 21& Thursday, Oct. 23 9 a.m. to 9:50 a.m.

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

This class is low impact for beginners and takes place on Tuesdays and Thursdays weekly. Registration is $7 per class for walk-ins or you may purchase a package of 10 classes for $60. Bring a friend and get a free class! For more information, call 954-480-4481.

N. Broward Democratic Club meets

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 7 to 9 p.m.

Charlie Crist Campaign Office 1301 E. Atlantic Blvd. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The Club has been invited to visit Charlie Crist’s campaign office. Speaker: Broward Democratic Party Chair Mitch Ceasar. Pizza and refreshments served. Bring friends and neighbors. 954-783-8232.

Save the date: Daytime Radness

Friday, Oct. 24, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

1985 NE 2 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Huge event brings in kids from all over to enjoy in the outdoor skate park. Biggest sale all year. Giveaways. Benefits Calvary Chapel Benevolence Care & The Phil Pechonis Family. For more info., call 954-427-4929 or visit www.daytimeradness.com.

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