HAPPENINGS

Posted on 17 May 2018 by LeslieM

Royal Casino

Friday, May 18, 7 p.m.

Waterstone Resort

999 E. Camino Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Play games of chance with Deerfield Chamber. Live DJ, strolling magician, hors d’oeuvres, dinner stations, silent and live auctions. To register, visit www.deerfieldchamber.com.

Ocean Brews & Blues Festival

Saturday, May 19, 3 to 8 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

This festival is a great opportunity to spend a day at the beach while joining the city for an exciting craft brew festival, where you will have unlimited sampling of an assortment of 100+ beers from some of America’s best craft breweries while listening to a variety of Blues music entertainers. There will be an assortment of local foods, as well as arts & craft vendors. For more information, see Pg. 1, call 954-480-4429 or visit www.dfb.city/oceanbrew.

Alexis Arnold performs

Saturday, May 19, 8 p.m.

The Wick Theatre

7901 N. Federal Hwy,

Boca Raton, FL 33487

Local singer Alexis Arnold is getting national buzz with her iTunes hit Take Me Back. Join her for an exciting night of new music and covers of her favorite hits from artists she admires, including Adele, Celine Dion and Whitney Houston. Tickets are $25-$35. For more information, call 561-995-2333.

Especially For Kids event

Saturday, May 19, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Sugar Sand Park

300 S. Military Tr.

Boca Raton, FL 33486

Celebrating its fourth year, this is a free event for kids with special needs and abilities, and their families. Enjoy exclusive access to the park “after hours,” including carousel rides and the Children’s Science Explorium, art activities, glitter tattoos, dancing, resource fair exhibitors, a petting zoo, food and more. Sound modifications, limited registrations and a quiet room will be available. This event is free; however, pre-registration is required for all family members. For more information on these events, call 561-347-3900 or visit www.sugarsandpark.org/special-needs-programs.

Spike Out Stroke Day

Wednesday, May 23, 8:30 to 11 a.m.

Broward Health North

201 E. Sample Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Screenings will be from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. and screening for Blood Sugar & Cholesterol, Memory Test, Stroke Risk Assessments, Pharmacy Consults and Sleep Apnea Risk Assessments. The lecture will be held from 10:30 to 11 a.m. about “Stroke: Signs & Symptoms,” presented by Celso Agner, MD, MS, MSC. To R.S.V.P., call 954-759-7400 and choose option 5.

Celebrate Shavuot

Sunday, May 20, 4 p.m.

Chabad of Deerfield Beach

Century Plaza

1874 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Enjoy a Shavuot dairy dinner and ice cream party, which will follow the reading of the Ten Commandments. A free event but sponsorship is appreciated. To RSVP or for more information, call 954-422-1735.

Save The Date:

Pineapple Jamboree

Friday, June 8, 6 to 10 p.m.

Sample McDougald House

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Locally crafted pineapple beer, food, tequila and rum tastings and a Caribbean buffet. There will be the Steel Drum Band, raffles, prizes and games. The attire is casual Caribbean. All new this year is their “Pineapple Queen.” This year, Debbie McCarty will be crowned at the event and given a sash, a bejeweled crown, a dozen yellow roses and a gift basket. Next year, everyone gets to nominate someone that they think best exemplifies this spirit, and the winner will be crowned by this year’s queen at next year’s event. Tickets are $40 in advance and $50 at the door. For more information, contact Connie Davis at 954-941-2940 x205 or visit www.pineapplejamboree.com.

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Posted on 10 May 2018 by LeslieM

Historic Pompano Beach Tours

Saturday, May 12, 9 a.m.

Founders Park

217 NE 4 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL

The two-hour narrated tour includes familiar landmarks such as the Sample-McDougald House, historic downtown, the Ali Building, the Hillsboro Lighthouse Museum and a number of “hidden” historic sites. You will have time from 9 to 10 a.m. to tour the Kester Cottages before the bus departs at 10 a.m. sharp. For more information, call 954-782-3015.

Uniting Broward “Community Policing Showcase”

Saturday, May 12, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Quiet Waters Elementary School

4150 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

This event will include demonstrations from the Broward Sheriff’s Office K-9s, SWAT Team, Fire Rescue, Bomb Squad and Police Athletic League Boxing Program. They are anticipating a great crowd, with more than 50 vendors and exhibitors, numerous musical performances, a children’s entertainment zone, food trucks and more. The event will also offer recruitment opportunities for anyone interested in joining the BSO team. For more information, e-mail EventInfo@Sheriff.org or call the BSO CORE Team at 954-480-4237.

High Tea Hat Parade

Saturday, May 12, 4 p.m.

St. Nicholas Episcopal Church

1111 E. Sample Rd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

There is a $20 donation. Annual event ties into anniversary year for St. Mary’s 100th Anniversary (The formal event takes place on Saturday, Nov. 17 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Deerfield). For more information, call 954-480-9340.

11th Annual Mother’s Day Celebration

Sunday, May 13, 2 to 4 p.m.

Star Ballroom

2309 E. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

An Afternoon of Elegance & Tea.” Refreshments will be served. $15 donation (or 2 for $25). Proceeds to Benefit NE Focal point CASA*, INC. (*Children’s, Alzheimer’s, Senior and Adult Services). For reservations and tickets, contact Star Ballroom at 954-782-7760 or the Center for Active Aging at 954-480-4449.

#ParklandStrong Concert

Wednesday, May 16, 5 p.m.

Pompano Beach Amphitheatre

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

A benefit concert for the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas School. All of the proceeds including ticket sales, concessions, merchandise and sponsorships will be donated to the official Broward Education Foundation Stoneman Douglas Fund. The concert will feature New Found Glory; Chris Carrabba of Dashboard Confessional playing an intimate acoustic set and Ryan Key, formerly of Yellowcard. Tickets can be purchased at www.pbamp.com. For more information, call 561-223-7231.

Woman’s Club Scholarships available

The GFWC Woman’s Club of Deerfield Beach scholarship applications are still available. Contact Katy Freitag at 954-804-5474 for an application. Deadline May 15.

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Posted on 03 May 2018 by LeslieM

National Day of Prayer

Thursday, May 3, Noon to 1 p.m.

City Hall Commission Chambers

150 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The City of Deerfield Beach once again welcomes everyone to unite and pray together as a community at the 67th Annual Observance of the National Day of Prayer. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Run for the Angels 5K

May 5, 7:30 a.m.

Pompano Beach Airpark

1401 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

All proceeds benefit Angel Flight Southeast’s mission, which is to arrange free flights so children and adults can have access to the far from home doctors that save their lives. This event is a road race through the airport and on the runway. Entry fee is $25 pre-registration ⁄ $30 day of event. First 200 registered get a T-shirt. Packet pick up: Friday, May 4 at Sheltair Pompano at the airpark from noon to 6 p.m. Registration will start at 6:30 a.m. or register at www.runsignup.com. For more information, contact Lisa Holland at 772-631-6611 or Lisa@teamholland.info.

Waterworks

Saturday, May 5, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Houston/Sworn Pool at Mitchell Moore Park

901 NW 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Get ready for a splash-tastic time. Come enjoy a day of everything water! It will be the coolest place to be with eight inflatable water slides, an enchanted coral reef photo station with live mermaids, a world of bubbles, gigantic water balloon launcher and so much more. Enjoy some good eats. Don’t forget to sign up for the raffle giveaway of all things fun in the sun. This is a free community event brought to you by the Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Department. For more information, call 954-786-4111.

Palm Aire Farmer’s Market

Tuesday, May 8, 2 to 7 p.m.

Herb Skolnick Community Center

800 SW 36 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33069

The City of Pompano Beach Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Department is proud to announce a brand new Farmer’s Market coming to the Skolnick Community Center weekly starting May 8. This international food Farmer’s Market will include local artisans and growers. Multi-cultural cuisines will be represented including Indian, Greek, Venezuelan and others, as well as fruits, vegetables, soups, organic items, street foods, local honeys and more. For more information, call 954-786-4590.

Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast

Tuesday, May 8, 7 a.m.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

This year’s theme is “Reclaiming God’s City.” Keynote speakers are former NBA Miami Heat Center & Hall of Famer Mr. Alonzo Mourning and NBA Hall of Famer and analyst Mr.Tony Massenburg. If you would like to attend or become a sponsor, please contact Sharon Stone-Walker at 954-224-7777 or mayorsprayerbreakfastpompano@gmail.com.

Learn about bats!

Thursday, May 10, 7 p.m.

Arboretum at Constitution Park

2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd,

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

You will go batty for this event. Guest Speaker Shari Clark, of the Florida Bat Conservancy, will debunk myths about bats and talk about their benefits. Did you know that bats are pollinators of many plants and help mosquitoes stay at bay? Come to the meeting and learn more about this much maligned creature. Plants will be given away too. Light refreshments will be served. The Friends of Deerfield Beach meetings are free and open to the public. Last meeting until Sept. 13.

Save the Date: Historic Pompano Beach Tours

Saturday, May 12, 9 a.m.

Founders Park

217 NE 4 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Learn about this history of Pompano Beach during this two-hour tour to familiar landmarks like the Sample-McDougald House, historic downtown, the Ali Building, the Hillsboro Lighthouse Museum and a number of other historic sites you may not have known existed. You will also have time from 9 to 10 a.m. to tour the Kester Cottages before the bus departs at 10 a.m. sharp. For more information, call 954-782-3015.

#ParklandStrong Concert

Wednesday, May 16, 5 p.m.

Pompano Beach Amphitheatre

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Benefit concert for the Victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas School. All of the proceeds including ticket sales, concessions, merchandise and sponsorships will be donated to the official Broward Education Foundation Stoneman Douglas Fund. Concert will feature such bands as New Found Glory; Chris Carrabba of Dashboard Confessional and Ryan Key, formerly of Yellowcard. Tickets: www.pbamp.com. For more information, call 561-223-7231.

Alexis Arnold sings

Saturday, May 19, 8 p.m.

The Wick Theatre

7901 N. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33487

Local singer Alexis Arnold is getting national buzz with her iTunes hit, “Take Me Back.” Join her for an exciting night of new music and covers of her favorite hits from artists she admires, including Adele, Celine Dion and Whitney Houston. She will be accompanied by a violinist and pianist. $25-$35. For more information and to buy tickets, call 561-995-2333 or visit http://thewick.org.

Worth The Drive: SunFest

Thursday, May 3 to 6

Flagler Drive along Intracoastal

West Palm Beach, FL 33401

South Florida’s biggest arts and music festival is here – four days, three stages, 50 bands! With performers like Billy Idol, PitBull, Ice Cube, Nick Jonas and so many more, it’s sure to be a great time for all ages. There is even a 5K race (on Friday at 5:30 p.m.) and fireworks (on Sunday at 9 p.m.). To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.sunfest.com.

Fort Lauderdale Air Show

Saturday, May 5 to Sunday, May 6

Ft. Lauderdale Beach, FL 33304

The Thunderbirds canceled their performance for this event following the loss of Thunderbird No. 4, Maj. Stephen Del Bagno, who died in a crash during practice April 4. The U.S. navy announced that the F/A-18F SuperHornet will perform instead. Other military performers confirmed include the New York Air National Guard C-17 GlobeMaster III Demo and the U.S. Coast Guard Search & Rescue Demo. Other military aircraft flyovers are planned. This year’s show will also feature the return of action on the water. The Lucas Oil Offshore Racing Team will initially show everyone on the beach what it’s like to “fly” on the water and then it will take on the Lucas Oil Pitts in a high speed boat versus plane race. This is the first time since the return of the air show in 2012 that the event has featured a water component, which will kick off the show each day. For information on tickets, full event lineup and performers updates, visit: fortlauderdaleairshow.com.

Pat Anderson’s Plein Air Art Class

Saturday, May 12, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Hillsboro Lighthouse

Take Shuttle from Alsdorf Park

2974 NE 14 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

9 a.m., 9:45 a.m. or 10:30 a.m.

Monday, May 14, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Pompano Beach Hillsboro Inlet Park

SE Corner of Hillsboro Bridge

2700 N. Ocean Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Classes include: art supplies, Canvas Art Tote, use of leaf bar easel. Thirty percent of proceeds benefit the City of Pompano Beach Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Department. For more information or to register visit the Emma Lou Olson Civic Center, 1801 NE 6 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060 or call 954-786-4111.

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Posted on 26 April 2018 by LeslieM

Zumba Gold Classes

Thursday, April 26, 8:30 to 9:15 a.m.

Shall We Dance Studio

600 S. Federal Hwy.

2 Floor, Room 226

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Great for beginners. Low impact. Improve your flexibility, focus and overall movement. Silver sneakers free. Walk-ins $8 a class. Class continues every Tuesday and Thursday. Call Angel at 954-224-0886.

Coastal Cocktails

Friday, April 27, 5:15 p.m.

Deerfield Island Park

1720 Deerfield Island Park

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

First launch leaves the dock at Sullivan Park at 5:15 p.m. and the last launch leaves the island at 9:45 p.m. $20 donation/per person for light fare, 2 drinks, island tours, music. A unique experience to raise funds to preserve the island by Friends of Deerfield Island Park. Limited reservations, call Pat at 954-892-9443.

Community Backyard Garage Sale

Saturday, April 28, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Historic Butler House Backyard

380 Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Be a vendor and bring your own setups or be a shopper and find something for everyone. Applications are available by contacting judithofdfb@gmail.com or elilly707@aol.com. For more information, call Judi at 954-461-1152.

AAUW Installation Luncheon

Saturday, April 28, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Lighthouse Point Yacht Club

2701 NE 42 St

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

The Ft. Lauderdale Branch of AAUW (American Association of University Women) will hold its annual installation luncheon. Featured speaker: Colleen Lockwood — national VP, Women of Tomorrow Mentor & Scholarship Program. New members welcome! Reservations/information available at 954-570-5423 or at pompanoscholar@yahoo.com.

34th Annual Pompano Beach
Seafood Festival

Friday, April 27 to Sunday, April 29

Pompano Beach Pier

222 N. Pompano Beach Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Over 20 bands, 150 art & craft vendors, plenty of seafood and more! Friday admission is $10, Saturday is $20, and Sunday is $15; $30 gets you all three (all available in advance online). Parking garage is now open on A1A across from the Pompano Pier or park in the lot at A1A and Atlantic. Festival is open Friday from 5 to 10 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. For more information contact Kyle Good at kyle@goodeventmanagement.com, 954-570-7785 or visit www.pompanobeachseafoodfestival.com.

Tree Giveaway

Saturday, April 28, 9 to 11 a.m.

Central City Campus

401 SW 4 St. A,

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The city’s annual tree giveaway is open to Deerfield Beach residents only. For additional information, visit www.DFB.city/earthmonth or call 954-480-1420.

Green Market

Saturday, April 28, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

NE 1 Avenue and Atlantic Boulevard

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Green Market Pompano Beach is a locally-produced open air market featuring the best of local fruits and vegetables, baked goods, fresh seafood, gourmet teas and coffee, specialty food items, as well as home-made crafts, health-related products and live music. Last event of the season. Dogs welcome. For more information, email greenmarketpompano@gmail.com or call 954-786-7824.

The Most Interesting Floridians”

Saturday, April 28, 11 a.m. to noon

Deerfield Beach Percy White Library

837 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Jeff Klinkenberg covers some of the most interesting folks he’s interviewed and profiled in nearly half a century of Florida travels from Key West to Pensacola.

An Island in the Middle of a City

Saturday, April 28, 2 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Percy White Library

837 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Lecture from Friends of Deerfield Beach Island Park president Ira Wechterman. He will discuss the mission of Deerfield Island Park, which includes advocacy for and support of this green “urban wilderness,” protections for gopher tortoise refuge and the recent establishment of a Butterfly Garden.

Boca Bash

Sunday, April 29, 10 a.m.

Lake Boca

Boca Raton, FL 33431

It’s that time of the year again! Boca Bash is always the last Sunday in April! Bring your boat (or best raft) and bathing suit.

National Day of Prayer

Thursday, May 3, Noon to 1 p.m.

City Hall Commission Chambers

150 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The City of Deerfield Beach once again welcomes everyone to unite and pray together as a community at the 67th Annual Observance of the National Day of Prayer. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Relay For Life

RESCHEDULED

NOW Saturday, Sept. 22, 6 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Was April 28-29, now September! There will be an Opening Ceremony, Survivor/Caregiver Walk, Luminaria Ceremony, Closing Ceremony. Join them to lead the fight for a world free from cancer and cheer on survivors and people that suffer from this disease. For more information, contact Alex Klomparens at alexandra.klomparens@cancer.org or 616-364-6121.

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Posted on 19 April 2018 by LeslieM

A Class Act

Through May 13, times vary

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Written by Norman Shabel, this play by TheatreSouth focuses on a trio of lawyers who accuse General Chemical Co. of polluting water across the country through cancer-causing factory runoff. These attorneys are hoping for a big payoff from the deep pockets of the corporation, while the “suits” at the latter plan to use blackmail as leverage to pay as little as possible. Tickets are $21.50-$25.50, to purchase visit www.ccpompano.org or call 954-545-7800.

8th Annual Dinner & Auction

Every Sole Counts”

Thursday, April 19, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Boca West Country Club

20583 Boca W. Dr.

Boca Raton, FL 33434

Cocktails, dinner, entertainment, live & silent auctions, raffles. Complimentary valet sponsored by Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith. Special performance by The Motowners. Tickets are $125 per person. Benefits In Jacobs Shoes. To purchase, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/in-jacobs-shoes-8th-annual-dinner-auction-every-sole-counts-tickets-41077121777. For more information, call 954-905-2505 or e-mail info@injacobsshoes.org.

7th Annual Board Swap

Saturday, April 21, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Island Water Sports (IWS)

1985 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

You can buy, sell & swap your used Surf, Skate, Skim, SUP & Wakeboards. Same thing goes for Wetsuits, Fins and Accessories. The sample sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This is a fundraiser to support surf and skate camp scholarships. There will also be free surf & stand-up paddle lessons from 6:45 to 9 a.m. along with a beach cleanup from 9 to 11 a.m. (meeting at IWS) and also a Broward County Intracoastal Waterway clean-up at 9 a.m. to noon (meeting at Sullivan Park). For more information, call 954-427-4929.

Stop the Bleed Class

Wednesday, April, 25, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Broward Health Medical Center

1600 S. Andrews Ave.

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316

Jami Rothenburg, RN, BSE, Trauma Outreach Coordinator/EMS Liaison at Broward Health Medical Center, will teach a Stop the Bleed class, which combines lecture with hands-on training to help prepare the community on how to control active bleeding. Uncontrolled bleeding is the No. 1 cause of preventable death from trauma. The goal is to teach you how to recognize a life threatening active bleed and how to apply a tourniquet or direct pressure to “Stop the Bleed.” Free class. For more information, call Jami Rothenburg at 954-468-8935 or e-mail jrothenburg@browardhealth.org.

Cuisine of the Region

Wednesday, April 25, 5:30 to 9 p.m.

Hillsboro Club

901 Hillsboro Mile

Hillsboro Beach, FL 33062

Food and wine from local restaurants, silent/live auction. Proceeds benefit N.E. Focal Point CASA, Inc. supporting programs and services offered at the Center for Active Aging. Sponsorships available. Auction items accepted. Tickets: $75 (advance), $100 (door). Please call 954-480-4460 or e-mail rwilliams@deerfield-beach.com for further information or to purchase tickets.

Save the Date:

34th Annual Pompano Beach Seafood Festival

Friday, April 27 to Sunday, April 29

Pompano Beach Pier

222 N. Pompano Beach Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

One of South Florida’s longest running and most popular outdoor festivals. Enjoy seafood and other cuisine, shop for items, enjoy live entertainment and more. 150 art & craft vendors.The festival is open Friday, April 27 from 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday, April 29 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. A three day pass is only $30 (available online only). Friday admission is $10, Saturday is $20 and Sunday daily admission is $15 (all available in advance online). Pompano’s new 600 car parking garage is now open on A1A across from the Pompano Pier and another 300 cars can be accommodated in the lot at A1A and Atlantic. For more information, contact Kyle Good at kyle@goodeventmanagement.com, 954-570-7785 or visit www.pompanobeachseafoodfestival.com.

Relay For Life

Saturday, April 28 to Sunday, April 29, 6 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

There will be an Opening Ceremony, Survivor/Caregiver Walk, Luminaria Ceremony, Closing Ceremony. Join them to lead the fight for a world free from Cancer and cheer on survivors and people that suffer from this disease. For more information, contact Alex Klomparens at alexandra.klomparens@cancer.org or 616-364-6121.

Jerry’s Girls

April 19 through May 13

The Wick Theatre

7901 N. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33487

Jerry Herman’s great works come to life. Presented by the amazing talents of Susan Anton, Klea Blackhurst, Julie Kavanagh and Lauren Sprague. these stars light up the stage with a musical revue that spans Herman’s career. Featuring songs like “Hello Dolly,” “Put On Your Sunday Clothes,” “Mame,” “Bosom Buddies,” “La Cage” and many more! Tickets are $89 per person. To see more showtimes and purchase tickets, visit www.thewick.org.

EARTH MONTH

Join the City of Deerfield Beach for a series of Earth and Arbor Day events to celebrate the planet in all corners of the community.

Tree Giveaway

Saturday, April 28, 9 to 11 a.m.

Central City Campus

401 SW 4 St A.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The city’s annual tree giveaway is open to Deerfield Beach residents only. For additional information, visit www.DFB.city/earthmonth or call 954-480-1420.

DFBee Apiary Grand Opening
Now has been RESCHEDULED

Saturday, June 2, 9 to 11 a.m.

401 SW 4 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

It was to be held on April 21, but this event has been rescheduled to June 2. In partnership with The Urban Beekeeper, the City of Deerfield Beach will open its first honeybee apiary. The grand opening will include presentations from their sponsors and a variety of activities. Save the date.

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Friends of the Deerfield Beach Arboretum

Thursday, April 12, 7 p.m.

Arboretum at Constitution Park

66-124 Deer Creek Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Guest speaker will be Noel Ramos. Mr. Ramos is an outstanding authority on mangos. He will tell you everything from selecting the tree, keeping it insect and disease free, to picking the fruit. If you’re a mango enthusiast, this is the meeting you’ve been waiting for. Plant giveaway. Light refreshments served. Meetings are free and open to the public. If you haven’t paid your 2018 dues, you can at the meeting. Monthly meeting every Thursday evening.

Farm Heritage Day

Saturday, April 14, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sample McDougald House

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Great event for the whole family. Kids can try their hand at painting a pineapple or meet some new furry friends at the petting zoo. Adults can watch Pat Anderson create a painting plein air or learn about gardening from Lee Waldo, as well as see the historic home. There also will be fun tractor hay rides, quilts on display, arts & crafts to do, as well as food and beverages to enjoy. It is always a wonderful day!

Community Yard Sale

Saturday, April 14, 8 a.m.

Palms Angels

425 NW 1 Terr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Please pre-order table. Inside $20, outside $10. For more information, call Linda Bates at 754-234-2522.

Tropical Post Card Club

Saturday, April 14, Noon to 3 p.m.

Old School House

323 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Will be held the second Saturday of each month. For more information, call Amie Kay Tanner at 954-254-8937.

Concert in the Park

Saturday, April 14 6 to 10 p.m.

Frank McDonough Park

3500 NE 27 Ave.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Party in paradise with Jimmy Stowe and the Stowaways, a Jimmy Buffet tribute band, and food trucks.

Fundraiser for Fire Victim

Sunday, April 15, noon to 4 p.m.

Legends Tavern and Grille

1391 S. Military Tr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Help raise money for Barbara Cisco, who was critically injured trying to save her cats in a house fire in Deerfield on March 25. Her house was destroyed and most of her possessions. There will be a Cornhole Tournament, raffle and more. All proceeds will go directly to Barbara Cisco.

A Concert for Hope

Sunday, April 15, 2 to 6 p.m.

Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

An afternoon of music to celebrate Cancer survivors and remember those we have lost. Special guests Steve Minotti and Friends, featuring JD Danner. There will be a $10 donation to The American Cancer Society, $5 for students. For more information, call T.J. Eagan at 954-592-3150.

Tip-A-Cop

Tuesday, April 17, 6 p.m.

Bonefish Macs

2002 Sample Rd.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Volunteer Lighthouse Point Law Enforcement personnel and Special Olympics athletes serve as “celebrity waiters” and collect donations for Special Olympics. For more information, call 954-262-2150.

History at High Noon: “Florida Made”

Wednesday, April 18, Noon to 1 p.m.

Commission Chambers of Deerfield Beach City Hall

150 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

It’s another exciting storytelling adventure… Authors George LeMieux and Laura Mize will tell the stories of the 25 most important figures that shaped our state. History at High Noon is held the 3rd Wednesday of each month at noon. Light refreshments served; free entrance, donations accepted. For more information, go to the Historical Society’s website, www.deerfield-history.org or call 954-429-0378.

In Jacob’s Shoes Dinner & Auction

Thursday April 19, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Boca West Country Club

20583 Boca W. Dr.

Boca Raton, FL 33434

Cocktails, dinner, entertainment, live & silent auctions, raffles. Complimentary valet sponsored by Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith. Special Performance by The Motowners. $125 Per Person. To purchase, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/in-jacobs-shoes-8th-annual-dinner-auction-every-sole-counts-tickets-41077121777. For more information, call 954-905-2505 or e-mail info@injacobsshoes.org.

Save The Date: Cuisine of the Region

Wednesday, April 25, 5:30 to 9 p.m.

Hillsboro Club

901 Hillsboro Mile

Hillsboro Beach, FL 33062

Sample food from local restaurants and plenty of wine. Proceeds benefit N.E. Focal Point CASA, Inc. supporting programs and services offered at the Center for Active Aging. Sponsorships available – Auction Items accepted – Tickets are on Sale! Please call 954-480-4460 or e-mail rwilliams@deerfield-beach.com for further information or to purchase tickets.

Relay For Life

April 28-29, 6 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

There will be an Opening Ceremony, Survivor/Caregiver Walk, Luminaria Ceremony, Closing Ceremony. Join them to lead the fight for a world free from cancer and cheer on survivors and people that suffer from this disease. For more information, contact Alex Klomparens at alexandra.klomparens@cancer.org or 616-364-6121.

EARTH MONDAY

Green, Grow, Bloom

Saturday, April 14, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Constitution Park

2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

The Friends of the Arboretum will be hosting a native plant sale, as well as arboretum tours and educational opportunities.

DFBee Apiary Grand Opening

Saturday, April 21, 9 to 11 a.m.

401 SW 4 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

In partnership with The Urban Beekeeper, the City of Deerfield Beach is proud to announce the opening of its first honeybee apiary. The grand opening will include presentations from their sponsors and a variety of activities.

Tree Giveaway

Saturday, April 28, 9 to 11 a.m.

Central City Campus

401 SW 4 St A.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The city’s annual tree giveaway is open to Deerfield Beach residents only.

For additional information, visit www.DFB.city/earthmonth or call 954-480-1420.

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Posted on 04 April 2018 by LeslieM

Surfers for Autism

Friday, April 6, 5 p.m. to Saturday, April 7, 10 p.m.

Municipal Beach

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Friday and Saturday night will have live music, a beverage garden and Food Trucks! Saturday during the day will be the surfing. To register, visit www.surfersforautism.org. For more information or questions, email surfersforautism@live.com.

Boca Bacchanal

Friday & Saturday, April 6 & 7

Friday will be the Vintner Dinners starting at 7 p.m. with a five-course meal (at private residences). Each dinner will feature a unique Saks Fifth Avenue silent auction item and more. Tickets: $325 per person. Saturday will be the Bacchanalia from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Mizner Park Amphitheater. Enjoy a wine and food event combining incredible food from over 30 local restaurants with world-class vintners showcasing their wineries’ best — all for attendees to sample. Guests will also enjoy a high-tech auction of wine and lifestyle lots. Casual cocktail attire. Tickets: $100 per person. Proceeds benefit Boca Raton Historical Society. For more information, visit www.bocabacchanal.com.

Movies on the Lawn — Despicable Me 3

Friday, April 6, 8 p.m.

Great Lawn

20-98 N. Pompano Beach Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

(Intersection of Atlantic Boulevard and Pompano Beach Boulevard). Bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnics and enjoy a featured presentation under the stars on the first Friday of every month at the Great Lawn. This is a free, family friendly event. For more information, call 954-786-4111 or visit www.pompanobeachfl.gov.

Boy Scout Rummage Sale

Saturday, April 7, 9 a.m. to noon.

Zion Lutheran

959 SE 6 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Troop 119 Boy Scouts South Florida Council parents are hosting a Rummage/ Car Wash/ Bake Sale. Various household items and clothing for sale. Come out and help support the troop.

Special Spring Car Show

Saturday, April 7, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre

1955 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Trophies for top 10 cars and dash plaques for first 50 cars. Vendors welcome, $1 carousel rides and music will be played. For more information, call Jean at 561-704-0669.

Pat Anderson Plein Air Painting

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

Hillsboro Lighthouse

907 Hillsboro Mile

Hillsboro Beach, FL 33062

Paint with watercolors on the grounds. Paint boats, clouds, ocean, sea grape, palms, lighthouse, cottages and the Barefoot Mailman. Second class is on Monday, April 9, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Inlet Park Pavilion, SE bridge entrance. For more information, call 954-786-4111.

Worth The Drive:

Tortuga Music Festival

Friday, April 6 to Sunday, April 8, 1:30 to 8:30 p.m.

1100 Seabreeze Blvd.

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316

Held on the white sands of Ft. Lauderdale Beach Park in a beautiful Oceanside setting, Tortuga Music Festival is a three-day, multi-stage music festival featuring some of the biggest names in country, rock and roots music. To purchase passes, visit www.tortugamusicfestival.com/passes. For more information, email info@tortugamusicfestival.com.

Save the Date: Boots & Bourbon Fest

Saturday, April 14, noon to 9 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The City of Deerfield Beach is excited to host the Boots & Bourbon Festival. Come and spend a day at the park with the family while listening to a variety of country music entertainers. Also Classic Car Show Exhibition, an assortment of local foods and beverages, as well as arts & craft vendors. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Cuisine of the Region

Wednesday, April 25, 5:30 to 9 p.m.

Hillsboro Club

901 Hillsboro Mile

Hillsboro Beach, FL 33062

Enjoy food and wine from local restaurants. Proceeds benefit the Center for Active Aging. Sponsorships available, auction Items accepted. Call 954-480-4460 or e-mail rwilliams@deerfield-beach.com for further information or to purchase tickets.

Relay For Life

Saturday, April 28, 6 p.m. to Sunday, April 29, 6 a.m.

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Opening Ceremony, Survivor/Caregiver Walk, Luminaria Ceremony, Closing Ceremony. Join them to lead the fight for a world free from Cancer and cheer on survivors and people that suffer from this disease. For more information, contact Alex Klomparens at alexandra.klomparens@cancer.org or 616-364-6121.

EARTH MONTH HAPPENINGS

Join the City of Deerfield Beach for a series of Earth and Arbor Day events to celebrate the planet in all corners of the community.

Beach Cleanup

Sunday, April 8, 9 a.m. to noon

Chickee Hut near Main Beach Parking lot

71 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Volunteers are invited to join the city in a beach cleanup. Parking passes available to the first 50 volunteers for the duration of the event.

Green, Grow, Bloom

Saturday, April 14, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Constitution Park

2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

The Friends of the Arboretum will be hosting a native plant sale. The sale will be accompanied by arboretum tours and educational opportunities. (See, pg. 13 for more info.)

DFBee Apiary Grand Opening

Saturday, April 21, 9 to 11 a.m.

401 SW 4 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

In partnership with The Urban Beekeeper, the City of Deerfield Beach is proud to announce the opening of its first honeybee apiary. Will include presentations from sponsors and a variety of activities.

Tree Giveaway

Saturday, April 28, 9 to 11 a.m.

Central City Campus

401 SW 4 St A.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The city’s annual tree giveaway. Open to Deerfield Beach residents only.

For additional information, visit www.DFB.city/earthmonth or call 954-480-1420.

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Posted on 29 March 2018 by LeslieM

Women’s History Hall of Fame Inductee Brunch

Saturday, March 31, 11 a.m.

Johnny Tigner Community Center,

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Come out for a breakfast brunch buffet and entertainment as the city honors the most deserving individuals! They are proud to announce their special guest & keynote speaker, Dr. Rosalind Osgood. Tickets may be purchased at the Johnny Tigner, Sr. Community Center at Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex for $10. For more information, call 954-480-4481 or 954-480-4429 or visit www.dfb.city/WHHOF.

Save the Date: Boca Bacchanal

Friday April 6 & Saturday, April 7

Friday will be the Vintner Dinners (at private residences) starting at 7 p.m. with a 5-course meal. Each dinner will feature a unique Saks Fifth Avenue silent auction item and more. Tickets: $325 per person. Saturday will be the Bacchanalia from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Mizner Park Amphitheater. Enjoy a wine and food event combining incredible food from over 30 local restaurants with world-class vintners showcasing their wineries’ best — all for attendees to sample. Guests will also enjoy a high-tech auction of wine and lifestyle lots. Casual cocktail attire. Tickets: $100 per person. For more information, visit www.bocabacchanal.com.

Movies on the Lawn — Despicable Me 3

Friday, April 6, 8 p.m.

Great Lawn

20-98 N. Pompano Beach Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Intersection of Atlantic Blvd. & Pompano Beach Blvd.

Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and picnics and come enjoy a featured presentation under the stars on the first Friday of every month at the Great Lawn. This is a free, family-friendly event. For more information, call 954-786-4111 or visit www.pompanobeachfl.gov.

Special Spring Car Show

Saturday, April 7, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre

1955 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Trophies for top 10 cars and dash plaques for first 50 cars. Vendors welcome, $1 carousel rides and music will be played. For more information, call Jean at 561-704-0669.

Pat Anderson Plein Air Painting

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

Hillsboro Lighthouse

907 Hillsboro Mile

Hillsboro Beach, FL 33062

Watercolors on the lighthouse grounds. Paint boats, clouds, ocean, sea grape, palms, lighthouse, cottages and the barefoot mailman. (Second class is on Monday, April 9, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Inlet Park Pavilion, SE bridge entrance). For more information, call 954-786-4111.

Worth the Drive: Tortuga Music Festival

April 6, 7 & 8, 1:30 p.m.

1100 Seabreeze Blvd.

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316

Held on the white sands of Fort Lauderdale Beach Park in a beautiful Oceanside setting, Tortuga Music Festival is a 3-day, multi-stage music festival featuring some of the biggest names in country, rock and roots music. To purchase passes, visit www.tortugamusicfestival.com/passes. For more information, email info@tortugamusicfestival.com.

 

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Posted on 29 March 2018 by LeslieM

City Easter Egg Hunts

Deerfield Beach

Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt

Thursday, March 29, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Constitution Park

2841 Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Pre-event starts at 6:30 p.m. Ages 7 – 12 at 8 p.m. Ages 13 – 17 at 8:15 p.m. Ages 18 & up at 8:30 p.m. Wristband required. Deerfield Residents: Free; non-residents: $2.

Easter Egg-Stravaganza

Friday, March 30, 6 to 8 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Easter Egg Run & Parade

Saturday, March 31, 10 a.m.

Deerfield Beach Athletic Complex

501 SE 6 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

For more information, call 954-480-4494.

Lighthouse Point

Easter Egg Hunt

Sunday, April 1, 1 p.m.

Frank McDonough Park

3500 NE 27 Ave.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

For ages 10 and under.

Photos with the Easter Bunny

Saturday, March 31, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre

1955 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Join in on the fun with themed arts and crafts, complimentary face painting and a DJ dance party. Don’t forget your camera so you can snap a free photo with the Easter Bunny! Admission to the Family Fun Day event is free. Carousel will be open during the event and rides will cost $1 per person. For more information, call 954-943-4683.

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Pizza Fundraiser for Stoneman Douglas

Thursday, March 22, noon

Horizon Club in the Breezeway

1208 S. Military Tr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Fratelli’s Pizza, drinks and ice cream! For Stoneman Douglas Victims’ Fund. All you can eat. Must pay cash. Proceeds go to provide relief and financial support to the victims and families of this tragedy. To make reservations, call Lynne at 954-481-2304.

LHP Library Semi-Annual Book Sale

March 22 through March 24

Dixon Ahl Hall

2220 NE 38 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

(Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to noon and1 to 4 p.m). Gently used books, DVDs, music CDs, records and audiobooks available for purchase. Prices range from 50 cents for paperback books to $2 for hardcover books. Coffee table and collector books are specially priced. DVDs and CDs are $1 to $9. On Saturday, March 24, they will be closed from noon to 1 p.m. to prepare for the Bag Sale, where, from 1 to 4 p.m., $1 will get you as many books as you can fit in a plastic bag (provided). No book donations are currently being accepted. All proceeds benefit the library.

March for Our Lives

Saturday, March 24, 10:30 a.m.

Boca Raton City Hall

201 W. Palmetto Park Rd.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

WeUnite.US Inc, a Florida nonprofit organization, will help to host this local march in conjunction with more than 800 marches taking place around the globe to stand up against gun violence. March with them from Boca Raton City Hall to Mizner Park Amphitheater. Food and beverages will be available for purchase at the event. To register, visit act.everytown.org/event/march-our-lives-events_attend/9615.

Renaissance Festival

March 24 & 25, 10 a.m. to sunset

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Last weekend! Travel back in time to the 16th Century at the 26th Annual Florida Renaissance Festival. Over 100 Artisans selling their wares. Over 100 performers to entertain. Kids’ Kingdom, entertainment, food and drink fit for a king! Fun family event for all ages. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.ren-fest.com.

8th Annual DBICA picnic

Sunday, March 25, noon to 3 p.m.

19th Avenue Park (SE 19 Avenue & 4 Street)

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Come out and meet your neighbors! Bring your favorite salad or side dish to share. Burgers, hot dogs, soda and water provided. Don’t forget to bring your folding chairs and picnic blankets. Park is just four blocks south of Hillsboro Boulevard, one block west of A1A

Meet Up & Clean Up

Sunday, March 25, 11 a.m

International Fishing Pier

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Monthly event to get people together and remove litter on the beach. They will have water and possibly other refreshments, gloves and bags. After cleaning up, the group can hang out together at local venues. DBI shirts given to volunteers. For more information, see the DBI-Deerfield Beach Island Facebook page.

Save the Date: Photos with Easter Bunny

Saturday, March 31, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre

1955 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Arts & crafts, activities, music & more. For more information, call 954-943-4683.

Highwaymen Events

Thursday, March 22 to Sunday, March 25

Includes historical talk, opening night dinner & reception, art show & sale. For more information, visit www.samplemcdougald.org/events-exhibits-3.

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