HAPPENINGS

Posted on 07 November 2018 by LeslieM

Showcase of the Arts”

Thursday, Nov. 8, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Center for Active Aging

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Find out about art classes offered at the Center for Active Aging. Items will be available for purchase, with proceeds to benefit the Center for Active Aging. For more information, please call 954-480-4447.

District 3 Meeting

Thursday, Nov. 8, 7 p.m.

Crystal Lake Clubhouse

4791 NW 18 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Commissioner Bernie Parness invites all District 3 residents to a District Meeting. For more information, contact the City Manager’s Office at 954-480-4263 or visit www.deerfield.beach.com.

America’s Top Dog Model

Saturday, Nov. 10, Noon to 5 p.m.

Pottery Barn

Town Center

6000 W. Glades Rd, Suite 1225

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Celebrate “Year of the Dog” while supporting a great cause — Canine Companions for Independence. America’s Top Dog Model will unleash its 12-year Anniversary lifestyle collection. Enjoy shopping, photos, pawtographs, treats, gifts and prizes. For more information, call 561-750-3949.

9th Annual Boca Raton Wine & Food Festival

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

Sanborn Square Park

72 N. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Please your palate, step into your stride and enjoy this outdoor Culinary Affair. Chefs from the tri-county area converge upon the festival grounds for the Grand Tasting. For the Craft Brew lovers, they have a very special area inside for the 5th Annual Craft Brew Battle, A Hoppy Affair! To purchase tickets, visit www.bocaratonwineandfoodfestival.com/tickets.html. For more information, e-mail WineandFoodFestival@BocaRaton.com or call 561-338-7594.

Ride for Project Alive

Sunday, Nov. 11, 3 p.m.

Fire Station 11

109 N. Ocean Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Cyclists with Ride for Project Alive will be finishing a fundraising bicycle ride that began on Oct. 20 in Charlotte, NC to create awareness and raise funds for children with Hunter Syndrome. The cycling event will span 1,200 miles covering four states and is the latest effort from Project Alive that seeks to complete the funding of a gene therapy clinical trial at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, OH. This grass-roots foundation has already received approval from the FDA for the investigational new drug. Pompano Beach Fire Rescue will be hosting a finish line reception for riders.

Gridiron Grill-Off

Friday, Nov. 9 to Sunday, Nov. 11

Pompano Beach Amphitheater

1806 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Featuring a grilling competition with Miami Dolphin legends and the best of the best South Florida restaurants. Fans spend the afternoon tasting gourmet samples grilled to perfection and sipping on the finest wines and spirits. Guests can play in the cornhole competition throughout the day to make the top 16 leader board for a chance to take home the cornhole championship title! There will be live entertainment, including Vince Gill, Sister Hazel, Barenaked Ladies and Daughtry performing throughout the event. Tickets can be purchased at https://gridirongrilloff.com/tickets/.

Huge Book Sale

Monday, Nov. 12 to Tuesday, Nov. 13, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

St. Nicholas Episcopal Church

1111 E. Sample Rd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Hundreds of gently used hardbacks, paperbacks, children’s books at bargain prices. Hardbacks $2 each / 3 for $5. Paperbacks 50¢ / 3 for $1. Tuesday is bargain day with half price until noon and, beginning at 1 p.m., they will give you a bag and you fill it up for $1. Proceeds support outreach ministries of St. Nicholas.

Save the Date:

Memory & Blood Pressure Screenings

Friday, Nov. 16, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Center for Active Aging

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Facilitated by Kelly Gallo, licensed mental health counselor. They can connect you with important mental health education and support services. The Center for Active Aging offers transportation services. For more information, call 954-480-4449 or email kgallo@deerfield-beach.com

Pompano Beach Garden Club meeting

Monday, Nov. 19, 12:30 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The meeting is open to the public. The program will be “Herbs, Vegetables, and Unusual Edibles” by Roland Gaudet. Then “Fun with Flowers” will be from 3 to 4:30 p.m. after the meeting. For more information, call 954-253-9938.

Deerfield Women’s Club Travels

Thursday, Dec. 6

One day trip to South Beach and the Miami Waterfront. You will see the famous Wynwood Walls graffiti art area. Christmas season Bayside Boat Tour, lunch at Bubba Gumps and Bayside shopping “Miami Flair.” Cost is $70, all inclusive.

Friday & Saturday, Jan. 11 & 12

Overnight stay to St. Augustine and Jacksonville.Alhambra Dinner Theatre and historic St. Augustine plus second day dinner at Hurricane Pattie’s on the water before going home. Cost is $253.

Friday & Saturday, Feb. 22 & 23

Overnight in Ft. Myers. Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre to see “Guys and Dolls.” Shopping and lunch on the beach at Parrot Key. Cost is $183 all inclusive.

There is limited seating still available for all trips. For more information, or if you would like to go on these trips, contact Sally Brinkworth at 954-427-2175.

Toys for Tots

Myers Insurance

703 S. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

The offices of Myers Insurance will be collecting unwrapped new toys for the U.S. Marine Corps annual Toys for Tots drive. Toys will be collected through Dec. 9. They will deliver the toys to needy children and children in foster homes. Hours for drop-off are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. On Saturdays, drop-offs are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call 954-784-9029.

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Posted on 01 November 2018 by LeslieM

Empowering Veterans in the Workplace and our Community

Thursday, Nov. 1, 7:30 to 9 a.m.

Wyndham Deerfield Beach Hotel

2096 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Deerfield Chamber event. Join the conversation as they examine the critical task of understanding and unblocking the value of veterans. Guest speakers will be Molly Birkholm, Anthony Torres and Hiploito Arriaga. The program will kick-off with a powerful performance by Combat Hippies starring Torres and Arriaga.

Sister Cities Signing Ceremony

Friday, Nov. 2, 10 a.m.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The City of Pompano Beach and the Greater Pompano Beach Chapter of Sister Cities, Inc. will be hosting a signing ceremony to declare a Sister Cities relationship between the City of Pompano Beach and the Town of Termoli, Italy. Pompano Beach Mayor Lamar Fisher and Termoli Mayor Angelo Sbrocca will sign the agreement formally expressing authorized approval between the two cities.

Lecture and Book Signing
with Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

Friday, Nov. 2, 6:30 p.m.

Florida Atlantic University Theatre

777 Glades Rd.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Kennedy will be honored with the FAU Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters Making Waves Award. Tickets are $35, FAU faculty and staff is $10, FAU students are free. There will be a special Meet and Greet Reception from 5 to 6 p.m. Tickets for that are $100, which includes reception with Robert Kennedy, lecture and signed copy of “American Values.” Proceeds to benefit student scholarships in FAU’s Department of Political Science. To purchase tickets, visit https://fauevents.universitytickets.com/w/.

Miles for Smiles 2018

Saturday, Nov. 3, 8 a.m. (check-in) to noon

Pompano Community Park

1660 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Race starts at 9 a.m. Stick around after the race to enjoy free food, awards, family fun activities, community vendors, raffles and more! General Admission ends Thursday, Nov. 1 at 11:30 p.m. Participants will receive walk-bag and T-shirt upon check-in. Walkers, runners, joggers, wheelchairs, strollers and well-behaved pets are welcome. More information: 954-295-4910 or e-mail myrnam@bcckids.org.

Beach Zumba

Saturday, Nov. 3, 8:30 a.m.

SE 9 Street Boardwalk

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Classes will be taught by experienced Zumba instructor Janet Ciccone and held on Mondays, Wednesdays & Saturday. You can register at the pier for $7 per class and $35 for a six class package. For more information, contact the Athletics Office at 954-480-4427.

Boca Raton Fine Art Show

Saturday, Nov. 3 & Sunday, Nov. 4, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Mizner Park Amphitheater

590 Plaza Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Professionally juried fine art & craft show. All art is original and personally handmade. Event is open to the public. There will be an art competition for K-8 or ages 5-13. Free to attend.

Ranse Volleyball Classic

Saturday, Nov. 3, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

On the Beach (North of the pier)

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The tournament is held annually to honor the memory of Ranse Jones, an avid and up-and-coming beach player who had an aneurysm rupture while playing an AVP Young Guns tournament in 2004. Ranse passed away several months later and this tournament is to raise funds for the North Broward Health Stroke Awareness Fund each year. The event is managed by the Dig The Beach series gang.

62nd Annual 150 Charity Dinner

Saturday, Nov. 3, 6 to 10 p.m.

Sheltair Hangar of the Pompano Beach Airpark

1401 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The Exchange Club of Pompano Beach will hold “A Night at the Races.” It will be a Derby Party with betting on old horse races to win prizes. Open bar all night, buffet dinner, live band, dancing, TapSnap photo booth, and contests for best hats and outfits. Fundraising activities including handicapped horse races, 50/50 raffle, wine wagon and booze cooler, 150 draw-down, and live, silent and Chinese auctions. One hundred percent of the proceeds will go towards local charities and student scholarships. $150, purchase tickets at http://www.bidpal.net/nightattheraces. No tickets at the door. Derby attire required. For more information, contact Joel Rask at 954-663-7751 or Donn Atkins at donn.atkins@gmail.com.

Showcase of the Arts”

Thursday, Nov. 8, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Center for Active Aging

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Find out about art classes offered. Items will be available for purchase. For more information, please call 954-480-4447.

District 3 Meeting

Thursday, Nov. 8, 7 p.m.

Crystal Lake Clubhouse

4791 NW 18 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Commissioner Bernie Parness invites all District 3 residents to attend. For more information, contact the City Manager’s Office at 954-480-4263 or visit https://bit.ly/2yEO0fJ.

Save the date:

Memory & Blood Pressure Screenings

Friday, Nov. 16, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Center for Active Aging

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Facilitated by Kelly Gallo, Licensed Mental Health Counselor. They can connect you with important mental health education and support services. The Center for Active Aging offers transportation services. For more information, call 954-480-4449 or email kgallo@deerfield-beach.com

Pompano Beach Garden Club meeting

Monday, Nov. 19, 12:30 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The meeting is open to the public. The program will be “Herbs, Vegetables, and Unusual Edibles” by Roland Gaudet. Then “Fun with Flowers” from 3 to 4:30 p.m. after the meeting. For more information, call 954-253-9938.

Deerfield Women’s Club Travels

Thursday, Dec. 6

One day trip to South Beach and the Miami Waterfront. You will see the famous Wynwood Walls graffiti art area. Christmas season Bayside Boat Tour, lunch at Bubba Gumps and Bayside shopping “Miami Flair.” Cost is $70, all inclusive.

Friday & Saturday, Jan. 11 & 12

Overnight stay to St. Augustine and Jacksonville.Alhambra Dinner Theatre and historic St. Augustine plus second day dinner at Hurricane Pattie’s on the water before going home. Cost is $253.

Friday & Saturday, Feb. 22 & 23

Overnight in Ft. Myers. Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre to see “Guys and Dolls.”
Shopping and lunch on the beach at Parrot Key. Cost is $183 all inclusive.

There is limited seating still available for all trips. For more information, or if you would like to go on these trips, contact Sally Brinkworth at 954-427-2175.

Semi-Annual Book Sale

Dixon Ahl Hall

2220 NE 38 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Book sale will be held on Thursday, Nov. 1 and Friday, Nov. 2, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. (closed for lunch from noon to 1 p.m.) NO BOOK DONATIONS are accepted Sep. 30 to Nov. 12. Bring CASH. All proceeds support the library!

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HAPPENINGS: Halloween & Harvest

Posted on 25 October 2018 by LeslieM

Shriek Week

Oct. 19 to 27

Sugar Sand Park

300 S. Military Trail

Boca Raton, FL 33486

Haunted houses, black-light games, animal exhibits, LED robots & DJ shows, magic shows and more are all happening on various days during Shriek Week. Kids can even Trick or Treat here. Find out all the details at www.sugarsandpark.org.

Annual Halloween Festivity

Friday, Oct. 26, 6 to 8 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Get a sugar rush as you “Trunk or Treat.” Stay busy with the cookie decorating station, participate in a pie eating contest, enjoy bounce houses, balloon artists, face painters, and arts & crafts! Don’t forget to dress up for the costume contest at 6:30 p.m. Awards will be handed out for age groups 12 & under. Also, walk through their very scary Haunted House, if you dare! For more information, contact Constitution Park at 954-480-4494 or Oveta McKeithen at 954-480-4481.

Trick-or-Treat Trail

Saturday, Oct. 27, noon to 4 p.m.

Deerfield Island Park

1720 Deerfield Island Park

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Kids of all ages are invited to explore the Trick-or-Treat Trail at Deerfield Island Park. Visit the Mad Scientist’s Lab and try to figure out what’s cooking in the Crazy Chef’s Kitchen, and stop by the Creature Feature station! To sign up, e-mail info@friendsofdip.org by Oct. 24. (Please include name, phone number and number of attendees). $8 per person donation to the Friends of Deerfield Island Park. Donation includes water bottle and candy! A free boat shuttle for the island departs from Sullivan Park (1700 Riverview Rd., Deerfield Beach). Shuttles take approximately five minutes. For additional shuttle information, call Quiet Waters Park at 954-357-5100. For more information about the event, call 954-357-5100.

Halloween Hoedown

Saturday, Oct. 27, 5 to 8 p.m.

Villages of Hillsboro Park Center

4111 NW 6 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

This family fun festival includes games, a Kiwanis cookie station, a pumpkin patch, a bounce house and hayride. Live music from Juna N Joey starts at 5:15 p.m. followed by the costume contest at 6:30 p.m. Parking is located at Quiet Waters Elementary School, 4150 W. Hillsboro Blvd, where a free shuttle will run from 4:45 to 8:30 p.m. For more information, contact Constitution Park at 954-480-4494 or Oveta McKeithen at 954-480-4481.

Send us pics from your Halloween & Harvest events. E-mail observereditor@comcast.net.

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Multi-Family Backyard “Garage” Sale

Saturday, Oct. 27, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Bargain hunter delights. Antiques and collectables. Be a vendor ($20) or a shopper (free entrance). For application, call or e-mail Judithofdfb@gmail.com, 954-461-1152 or elilly707@aol.com, 561-299-8684.

Boca Raton GreenMarket

Saturday, Oct. 27, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Royal Palm Place

201-299 Via De Palmas

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Have a fresh cup of coffee, a bite to eat, listen to some music, pick up some local produce or plants, grab a gift for someone, or restock handmade soaps or candles. The GreenMarket will be held every Saturday through May 11. The Royal Palm Place is located in the Monument Piazza parking area, intersection of S. Federal Hwy. & SE Mizner Blvd. For more information, call 561-299-8684 or e-mail elilly707@aol.com.

Comedian Dana Eagle performs

Saturday, Oct. 27, 8 to 9:30 p.m.

Mizner Park Comedy Club

201 Plaza Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

You may have seen Dana Eagle on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, The Late, Late Show, Comedy Central and Comics Unleashed, and elsewhere. Event is 18+. $20 General Admission, $30 Premium, $35 Premium Plus and $160 VIP Table. Free garage parking in the Mizner Park garages or $6 valet. They advise arriving 60 minutes prior to showtime.

Sly Dog Dueling Pianos

Saturday, Oct. 27, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Robot Brewery

2621 N. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Come sing along to piano and song. All request show. Costume contest. $10 cover. Info: www.SlyDogpianos.com, www.PianoMann.com.

DBLL Annual Board Meeting & Elections

Monday, Oct. 29, 6:30 p.m.

Middle School Athletic Complex Press Box

601 SE 6 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The Little League will be electing their Board Members for the 2019 spring season.

Breast Cancer Panel Discussion

Wednesday, Oct. 31, 9 to 10:30 a.m.

Broward Health North – Conference Center

201 E. Sample Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33064

Join the experts for a comprehensive and open forum discussion on surgical options, breast reconstruction, treatment, coping and surviving with Breast Cancer. This event is free, and complimentary breakfast and health screenings will be provided. To register, visit BrowardHealth.org/Events or call 954-759-7400 and select option 5.

Save the Date:

Empowering Veterans in the Workplace and our Community

Thursday, Nov. 1, 7:30 to 9 a.m.

Wyndham Deerfield Beach Hotel

2096 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Deerfield Beach Chamber event. Join the conversation as they examine the critical task of understanding and unblocking the value of veterans. Guest speakers will be Molly Birkholm, Anthony Torres and Hiploito Arriaga. The program will kick-off with a powerful performance by Combat Hippies.

Miles for Smiles 2018

Saturday, Nov. 3, 8 a.m. (check-in) to noon

Pompano Community Park

1660 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Last year, they raised over $50,000 for medical, educational, therapeutic and recreational care provided to infants, children and young adults. This year, they hope to raise even more. Race starts at 9 a.m. Stick around after the race to enjoy FREE food, awards, family fun activities, community vendors, raffles and more! General Admission ends Thursday, Nov. 1 at 11:30 p.m. Participants will receive walk-bag and T-shirt upon check-in. Grab your friends, family and coworkers to create your team! There will be prizes for the largest team fundraiser! Walkers, runners, joggers, wheelchairs, strollers and well-behaved pets are welcome. Can’t make it, but still want to donate, be a sponsor or just need some more information? Give them a call at 954-295-4910, or e-mail myrnam@bcckids.org.

Boca Raton Fine Art Show

Sat. & Sun. Nov. 3 & 4, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Mizner Park Amphitheater

590 Plaza Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Professionally juried fine art & fine craft show. All art is original and personally handmade. Event is open to the public. There will be an Art Competition for K-8 or ages 5-13. Free to attend.

Ranse Volleyball Classic

Saturday, Nov. 3, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

On the beach (North of the pier)

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The tournament is held annually to honor the memory of Ranse Jones, an avid and up-and-coming beach player who had an aneurysm rupture while playing an AVP Young Guns tournament in 2004. Ranse passed away several months later and this tournament is to raise funds for the North Broward Health Stroke Awareness Fund each year. The event is managed by the Dig The Beach series gang. Come join them for a fun weekend on the beach.

62nd Annual 150 Charity Dinner

Saturday, Nov. 3, 6 to 10 p.m.

Sheltair Hangar of the Pompano Beach Airpark

1401 NE 10 St,

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The Exchange Club of Pompano Beach will hold “A Night at the Races.” It will be a Derby Party with betting on old horse races to win prizes.There will be an open bar all night, buffet dinner, live band, dancing, TapSnap photo booth, and contests for best hats and outfits. Fundraising activities including handicapped horse races, 50/50 raffle, wine wagon and booze cooler, 150 draw-down, and live, silent and Chinese auctions. Proceeds will go towards local charities and community organizations such as The Children’s Healing Institute, the Broward Children’s Center, the Boys & Girls Club, First Tee of Broward, Our Father’s House Soup Kitchen, Woodhouse, Dynamos, the DAV, Honor Flight and more, along with providing student scholarships. Tickets can be purchased online only for $150 at www.bidpal.net/nightattheraces. No tickets will be sold at the door, so please purchase them early. Dress is Derby attire required. For more information, contact Joel Rask at 954-663-7751 or Donn Atkins at donn.atkins@gmail.com.

Showcase of the Arts”

Thursday, Nov. 8, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Center for Active Aging

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Find out about art classes offered at the Center for Active Aging. Items will be available for purchase, with proceeds to benefit the Center for Active Aging. For more information, please call 954-480-4447.

9th Annual Boca Raton

Wine & Food Festival

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

Sanborn Square Park

72 N. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Enjoy top notch tastes from tri-county area chefs and sip some great craft brews too. This is always a popular event. Details: www.bocaratonwineandfoodfestival.com/tickets.html.

Deerfield Women’s Club Travels

Thursday, Dec. 6

One day trip to South Beach and the Miami Waterfront. You will see the famous Wynwood Walls graffiti art area. Christmas season Bayside Boat Tour, lunch at Bubba Gumps and Bayside shopping “Miami Flair.” Cost is $70, all inclusive.

Friday & Saturday, Jan. 11 & 12

Overnight stay to St. Augustine and Jacksonville. Alhambra Dinner Theatre and historic St. Augustine plus second day dinner at Hurricane Pattie’s on the water before going home. Cost is $253.

Friday & Saturday, Feb. 22 & 23

Overnight in Ft. Myers. Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre to see Guys and Dolls. Shopping and lunch on the beach at Parrot Key. Cost is $183 all inclusive.

There is limited seating still available for all trips. For more information, or if you would like to go on these trips, contact Sally Brinkworth at 954-427-2175.

Semi-Annual Book Sale

Dixon Ahl Hall

2220 NE 38 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Book sale will be held on Thursday, Nov. 1 and Friday, Nov. 2, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 3 from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. (closed for lunch from noon to 1 p.m.) No book donations are accepted Sep. 30 to Nov. 12. Bring cash. All proceeds support the library.

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Posted on 17 October 2018 by LeslieM

Midnight Madness

Friday, Oct. 19, 7 a.m. to midnight

Island Water Sports

1985 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Help celebrate their 40th year anniversary with this popular event. Yes, Midnight Madness is back! There will be a huge sale on almost all items in the store. They will have a ramp jam, live music, a raffle and the IWS generations showcase. This year’s event benefits the Max Brown Foundation. For more information, call 954-427-4929.

Blessing of the Animals

Saturday, Oct. 20, 10 to 11 a.m.

Saint Peter’s Anglican Church

1416 SE 2 Terr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

You and your pets are invited to their annual event in which they gather in their Memorial Garden to remember St. Francis and give thanks to God for our pets and all animals.

7th Annual Brazilian Festival

Sat. & Sun. Oct. 20 & 21, 11 a.m. gates open

Pompano Beach Community Park

820 NE 18 Ave. (NE 10 St. & US 1)

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Enjoy the art, culture, music and food of Brazil! For more information, call 305-803-0338 or e-mail info@brazilianfestpompano.org.

18th Annual Health & Wellness Expo

Fit through the Ages”

Saturday, Oct. 20, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Center for Active Aging

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Expo will include health screenings, vendors with “healthy” information and education for all ages. Free screenings include hearing, vision, skin cancer, balance, glucose, blood pressure, cholesterol and stroke assessment. Walgreens will be administering Flu Shots. Bring your insurance card. The One Blood donor van and Broward Health Community Health Services HIV testing van will be on campus. Door Prizes, giveaways and entertainment. Breakfast and lunch available for purchase. For more information, call the Center for Active Aging at 954-480-4447.

Constitutional Amendments disscussion

Monday, Oct. 22, 2 p.m.

Temple Beth Israel

201 S. Military Trail

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

The League of Women Voters presents a discussion on the 13 Constitutional Amendments on this November’s ballot. All Florida voters are encouraged to attend.

Team Carly’s Cruisers fundraiser

Monday, Oct. 22

Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza

851 S. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Help raise some dough for Team Carly’s Cruisers for Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA). Stop into Anthony’s and mention Team Carly’s Cruisers for 20 percent of all tracked Dine In or Take out to be donated to FARA. For more information, call 561-338-3028.

State of the City

Tuesday, Oct. 23, 5:30 p.m.

Wyndham Deerfield Beach Resort

2096 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Join the Greater Deerfield Beach Chamber of Commerce and the City of Deerfield Beach for the 2018 State of the City. For corporate sponsorships, contact Denise Jordan at djordan@deerfieldchamber.com.

Save the Date:

Multi-Family Backyard “Garage” Sale

Saturday, Oct. 27, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Bargain hunter delights. Antiques and collectables. Be a vendor ($20) or a shopper (free entrance). For application, call or e-mail Judithofdfb@gmail.com, 954-461-1152; or elilly707@aol.com 561-299-8684.

Boca Raton Fine Art Show

Sat. & Sun. Nov. 3 & 4, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Mizner Park Amphitheater

590 Plaza Real,

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Professionally juried fine art & fine craft show. All art is original and personally handmade. Event is free to attend. There will be an art competition for K-8 or ages 5-13.

Ranse Volleyball Classic

Saturday, Nov. 3, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

On the Beach (North of the pier)

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The tournament is held annually to honor the memory of Ranse Jones, an avid and up-and-coming beach player who had an aneurysm rupture while playing an AVP Young Guns tournament in 2004. Ranse passed away several months later and this tournament is to raise funds for the North Broward Health Stroke Awareness Fund each year. The event is managed by the Dig The Beach series gang. Come join them for a fun weekend on the beach.

62nd Annual 150 Charity Dinner

Saturday, Nov. 3, 6 to 10 p.m.

Sheltair Hangar of the Pompano Beach Airpark

1401 NE 10 St,

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The Exchange Club of Pompano Beach will hold “A Night at the Races.” It will be a Derby Party with betting on old horse races to win prizes. There will be an open bar all night, buffet dinner, live band, dancing, TapSnap photo booth and contests for best hats and outfits. Fundraising activities including handicapped horse races, 50/50 raffle, wine wagon and booze cooler, 150 draw-down, and live, silent and Chinese auctions. One hundred percent of the proceeds will go towards local charities and community organizations, such as The Children’s Healing Institute, the Broward Children’s Center, the Boys & Girls Club, First Tee of Broward, Our Father’s House Soup Kitchen, Woodhouse, Dynamos, the DAV, Honor Flight and many more, along with providing student scholarships. Tickets can be purchased online only for $150 at www.bidpal.net/nightattheraces. No tickets will be sold at the door, so please purchase them early. Dress is Derby attire required. For more information, contact Joel Rask at 954-663-7751 or Donn Atkins at donn.atkins@gmail.com.

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HAPPENINGS: Halloween & Harvest events

Posted on 17 October 2018 by LeslieM

Fall Festival

Saturday, Oct. 20, Noon to 4 p.m.

Pioneer Park

501 NE Eller St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Pick out the perfect pumpkin from the pumpkin patch, run through a hay maze, enjoy live entertainment, pet some animals in the petting zoo, ride on a hay ride, enjoy tasty treats and more! Complimentary shuttle from the Middle School Athletic Complex (501 SE 6 Ave.) to Pioneer Park. The shuttle will run continuously from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Trick-or-Treat Trail

Saturday, Oct. 27, Noon to 4 p.m.

Deerfield Island Park

1720 Deerfield Island Park

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Kids of all ages are invited to explore the Trick-or-Treat Trail at Deerfield Island Park. Visit the Mad Scientist’s Lab and try to figure out what’s cooking in the Crazy Chef’s Kitchen, and stop by the Creature Feature station! To sign up, e-mail info@friendsofdip.org by Oct. 24. (Please include name, phone number and number of attendees) $8 per person donation to the Friends of Deerfield Island Park. Donation includes water bottle and candy! A free boat shuttle for the island departs from Sullivan Park (1700 Riverview Rd., Deerfield Beach). Shuttles take approximately five minutes. For additional shuttle information, call Quiet Waters Park at 954-357-5100. For more information about the event, call 954-357-5100.

Shriek Week

Oct. 19 to 27

Sugar Sand Park

300 S. Military Trail

Boca Raton, FL 33486

Haunted houses, black-light games, animal exhibits, LED robots & DJ shows, magic shows and more are all happening on various days during Shriek Week. Kids can even Trick or Treat here. Find out all the details at www.sugarsandpark.org.

Have Halloween or Harvest Festival happenings? Let us know. E-mail observereditor@comcast.net Also, send us pics of your events too!

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Arboretum Meeting

Thursday, Oct. 11, 7 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Arboretum at Constitution Park

2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Speaker will be Lee Gottlieb. He will speak about Broward’s project ROC and the Youth Environmental Alliance, in collaboration with hands on Broward, which is an environmental alliance group involved in performing coastal reclamation through stewardship, via installing native plants and removing invasives. It’s an important project and thousands of students are trained and instrumental in restoring our coast. Light refreshments will be served. There will be drawings for free plants. This meeting is free and open to the public. For more information, call 954-480-4494.

10th Annual Halloween
Horse Show & Fair

Saturday, Oct. 13, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sand & Spurs Equestrian Park

1600 NE 5 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Bring the family. Costume parade for all ages (on foot), Costume contest on horseback, food for purchase, pony rides, carnival games, bounce house, face painting, hay rides and arts & crafts. Food proceeds to benefit U Can Ride Therapeutic Sessions. Children 10 & under are free. $1 for age 10 & up.

Fall Harvest Festival

Saturday, Oct. 13, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Sample-McDougald House Museum

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Petting Zoo, crafts, Gem Mining and more games. One of Pompano Beach’s First Fire Trucks, antique tractors, Pumpkin Patch and music. Food and beverage provided. Adults are $5, children are free (must be accompanied by adult). Tickets available at Atlantic Tax Service -1000 E. Atlantic Blvd., Suite 112 and Mission Critical Systems, 1347 E. Sample Rd.

Fine Food & Wine Celebration

Tuesday, Oct. 16, 6 to 9 p.m.

Sheraton Suites Cypress Creek

555 NW 62 St.

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309

A “Red Carpet Champagne Fountain & Sushi Reception,” over 25 local restaurants, fine wines, bourbons, brews & ales, desserts and coffees, and more! Live Auction, Silent Auction & Chinese Auction for great prizes! A great way to promote your business. Check out their sponsorship packages or donate a prize! Tickets are $75, which includes all tastings, complimentary valet, souvenir wine glass & program! Tickets available online at: www.pompanobeachchamber. For more info contact Connie Davis at 954-941-2940 or cdavis@pompanobeachchamber.com.

DB Commission Meeting

Tuesday, Oct. 16, 7 p.m.

City Commission Chambers

City Hall Complex

150 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Save the Date:

18th Annual Health & Wellness Expo

Fit through the Ages”

Saturday, Oct. 20, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Center for Active Aging

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Expo will include health screenings, vendors with “healthy” information and education for all ages. Free screenings include hearing, vision, skin cancer, balance, glucose, blood pressure, cholesterol and stroke assessment.Walgreens will be administering Flu Shots; Bring your insurance card. The One Blood Donor Van will be on campus. Broward Health Community Health Services HIV testing Van. Door Prizes, giveaways and entertainment. Breakfast and lunch available for purchase. For more information, call the Center for Active Aging at 954-480-4447.

7th Annual Brazilian Festival of Pompano Beach

Sat. & Sun. Oct. 20 & 21, 11 a.m. gates open

Pompano Beach Community Park

820 NE 18 Ave. (NE 10 St. & US 1)

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

SE coast’s largest, the 7th Annual Pompano Beach Brazilian Festival returns with a multicultural, multi-genre, multi-ethnic, multi regional and multi Grammy-winning line up. For more information, call 305-803-0338 or email info@brazilianfestpompano.org.

9th Annual Casino Night Fundraiser

Saturday, Oct. 20, 6 to 11 p.m.

Pompano Beach Historical Society

217 NE 4 Ave at Founders Park

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Prohibition is coming to Pompano Beach for one night only. After a little fun in the park and they know the coast is clear; they will move to an undisclosed location and have a roaring ‘20s style dinner with wine, beer and a specialty cocktail. Casino tables and games too. Silent and live auction. Dress is Flapper & Zoot Suits optional. Tickets are $75 per person, includes dinner, wine, beer, specialty cocktail. 200 chips for the casino tables They are available at www.pompanohistory.com/casino_night_2018 or call 954-782-3015.

St. Paul’s Annual Craft Bazaar

Saturday, Oct. 27, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church

701 W. Palmetto Park Rd.

Boca Raton, FL 33486

Interested vendors contact Vicki at 954-818-0457. For more information, email Vicki at dagirls27@bellsouth.net or Donna at madreloco@aol.com.

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Yard Sale

Saturday, Oct. 6, 8 a.m. to noon

First Christian Day School Parking Lot

1860 NE 39 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Vintage Sale: Children’s books, toys, household items, clothes & plants. Support early education.

ArtHeart Exhibition & Fundraising Event

Saturday, Oct. 6, 6 to 11 p.m.

Ali Cultural Arts

353 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The Historic Ali Cultural Arts, in collaboration with the ArtHeart Artist Group Corporation, is proud to announce a special art and music event in support of We are Zoe, specifically supporting orphans in Rwanda, Africa, which empowers orphans to become entrepreneurs. The exhibition will continue at the Pompano Beach venue through Oct. 27 and will feature a dynamic mix of both seasoned and emerging artists. $10. For more information, visit www.ArtHeart.Gallery or call 954-786-7876.

80s Party”

Saturday, Oct. 6, 9 p.m. to midnight

The Tipperary Pub (in The Cove)

1540 SE 3 Ct.

Deerfield Beach, 33441

Dress up and come have a beer or some good grub at this event. (See ad below). Also Save the Date for their famous Bearman’s Pig Roast on Oct. 21. For more info., call 954-421-9769.

Dunn’s Run

Sunday, Oct. 7, 7:30 a.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

This is the 22nd year for this popular 5K Walk & Run, 5 Mile Run that benefits the Boys & Girls Clubs. Register to run or walk today. This is such a fun day for participants and spectators! Pick up packet at Jersey Mike’s on Oct. 6 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 2350 N. Federal Hwy., Ste. 102 in Pompano Beach. The first 1500 people at packet pickups get a free Dri-Fit running shirt (pre-registration or on race day). All participants over 21 get a free beer after the race (ID required). Panera Bread will have breakfast items for everyone that day. Mascots will be available for photo ops. There will be a silent auction, kids fun run, a DJ pumping out music, vendor booths to explore and more. Get all the info. at www.dunnsrun.com.

The Pompano Beach Garden Club meeting

Monday, Oct. 8, 12:30 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Meeting is open to the public. The program will be “Garden Art Demonstration” by Joyce Rosselli. For more information, call 954-253-9938.

Lunch Leaders Enterprise Group Open House

Tuesday, Oct. 9, noon to 1:30 p.m.

Bobby Rubino’s

2501 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Build professional, long-lasting relationships, lock out your competition. One business profession per group. Generate business referrals. Conduct business with people you know, like and trust. Free to join. (Just pay for breakfast/ lunch). Visit them all…Choose one you like – This is part of your membership! No charge. Cash Bar, Lite bites. RSVP Mandatory: e-mail mmiccoli@pompanobeachchamber.com.

Tuesday Night Beach Dance

Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, 7 to 9 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Johnny Vincent will be playing for your entertainment just south of Hillsboro Blvd at the ocean. Wear your dancing shoes and bring your beach chair for a fun evening under the stars. For info., call 954-480-4429. Parking enforcement rules apply.

Fun-raising event

Wednesday, Oct. 10, 5:30 to 8 p.m.

Fifi’s Fine Resale Apparel

306 S. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Shop ‘til ya drop at this consignment boutique. Enjoy wine & cheese. Proceeds benefit the Greater Deerfield Beach Zonta Club’s charities.

Arboretum Meeting

Thursday, Oct. 11, 7 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Arboretum at Constitution Park

2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Speaker will be Lee Gottlieb, who will speak about Broward’s project ROC and the Youth Environmental Alliance, in collaboration with Hands on Broward, which is an environmental alliance group involved in performing coastal reclamation through stewardship, via installing native plants and removing invasives. It’s an important project and thousands of students are trained and instrumental in restoring our coast. Light refreshments will be served. There will be drawings for free plants. This meeting is free and open to the public. For more information, call 954-480-4494.

Save The Date:

10th Annual Halloween Horse Show & Fair

Saturday, Oct. 13, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sand & Spurs Equestrian Park

1600 NE 5 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Bring the family. Costume parade for all ages (on foot), Costume contest on horseback, food for purchase, pony rides, carnival games, bounce house, face painting, hay rides and arts & crafts. Food proceeds to benefit U Can Ride Therapeutic Sessions. Children 10 & under are free. $1 admission fee for 10 & up.

Fall Harvest Festival

Saturday, Oct. 13, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Sample-McDougald House Museum

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

There will be a petting zoo, crafts, gem mining and more games. One of Pompano Beach’s first fire trucks and antique tractors will be there, as well as a Pumpkin Patch and Music. Food and beverage will be provided. Adults:$5; children free, and must be accompanied by parent. Tickets available at Atlantic Tax Service — 1000 E Atlantic Blvd, Suite 112 and at Mission Critical Systems — 1347 E. Sample Rd.

7th Annual Brazilian Festival of Pompano Beach

Sat. & Sun. Oct. 20 & 21, 11 a.m. gates open

Pompano Beach Community Park

820 NE 18 Ave. (NE 10 St. & US 1)

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

SE Coast largest Brazilian Festival returns with a multicultural, multi-genre, multi-ethnic, multi regional and multi Grammy-winning line up. Brazil’s love, passion, rhythm and excitement are coming back. You are invited to enjoy Brazil’s art, culture, music and cuisine. For more information, call 305-803-0338 or e-mail info@brazilianfestpompano.org.

State of the City

Tuesday, Oct. 23, 5:30 p.m.

Wyndham Deerfield Beach Resort

2096 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Join the Greater Deerfield Beach Chamber of Commerce and the City of Deerfield Beach for the 2018 State of the City. For corporate sponsorships, contact Denise Jordan at djordan@deerfieldchamber.com.

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Fall Yard Sale

Saturday, Sept. 29, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Saint Peter’s Anglican Church

1416 SE 2 Terr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Inside & air-conditioned. All kinds of wonderful items. Priced to sell. It will also be held Oct. 6 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, call 954-695-0336.

Regular City Commission Meeting

Tuesday, Oct. 2, 7 p.m.

City Commission Chambers

City Hall Complex

150 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

For additional information, call 954-480-4201.

Meet Local Candidates Forum

Tuesday, Oct. 2, 7 p.m.

Emma Lou Olsen Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Candidates for Pompano Beach Mayor and Commission seats will be attending to share their platform and plans for the city. Many other candidates will also be attending to meet one-on-one with voters. Event is free.

Education Advisory Board Meeting

Wednesday, Oct. 3, 7 p.m.

Hillsboro Community Center

50 Hillsboro Technology Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

All interested persons are urged to attend the Educational Advisory Board meeting, send a representative, or express their views by letter. Any person requiring auxiliary aids and services for this meeting may contact the City Clerk’s Office 24 hours prior to the meeting at 954-480-4213. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the Florida Relay Service by using the following numbers: 1-800-955-8770 or 1-800-955-8771. For more information, contact Suzan Scott at 954-480-6420 or sscott@deerfield-beach.com

Cybersecurity Seminar

Thursday, Oct. 4, 7:30 to 9 a.m.

Wyndham Deerfield Beach Hotel

2096 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Hosted by the Deerfield Beach Chamber of Commerce. join cybersecurity expert Michael Goldstein for a discussion about the latest threats, the “classic” we still fall for and the future of hacking. Michael will chase insider information on a broad range of topics that include recently discovered threats that can affect all your devices, from your computer to your car, pervasive methods hackers use to access your private information and what the future looks like for our connected lives. Members are $25 and non-members are $30. To register, visit https://deerfieldchamber.chambermaster.com/eventregistration/register/4550

Save the Date:

Yard Sale

Saturday, Oct. 6, 8 a.m. to noon

First Christian Day School (Parking Lot)

1860 NE 39 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Vintage Sale: Children’s books, toys, household items, clothes & plants. Support early
education & children.

80s Party”

Saturday, Oct. 6, 8 to 11 p.m.

The Tipperary Pub (in The Cove)

1540 SE 3 Ct.

Deerfield Beach, 33441

Dress up and come have a beer or some good grub at this event. Listen to tunes by It Takes Two. Also Save the Date for their famous Bearman’s Pig Roast on Oct. 21. For more info., call 954-421-9769.

Dunn’s Run

Sunday, Oct. 7, 7:30 a.m.

Starts by Main Beach Parking Lot

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

This is the 22nd year for this popular 5K Walk & Run, 5 Mile Run that benefits the Boys & Girls Clubs. Register to run or walk today. This is such a fun day for participants and spectators! Pick up packets at 2 Georges at The Cove, Sept. 29 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., 1754 SE 3 Ct. in The Cove, or at Jersey Mike’s on Oct. 6 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 2350 N. Federal Hwy., Ste. 102 in Pompano Beach. The first 1500 people at packet pickups get a free Dri-Fit running shirt (pre-registration or on race day). All participants over 21 get a free beer after the race (ID required). Panera Bread will have breakfast items for everyone that day. Mascots will be available for photo ops. There will be a silent auction, kids fun run, a DJ pumping out music, vendor booths to explore and more. Get all the info. at www.dunnsrun.com.

The Pompano Beach Garden Club meeting

Monday, Oct. 8, 12:30 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Meeting is open to the public. The program will be “Garden Art Demonstration” by Joyce Rosselli. For more information, call 954-253-9938.

Celebrate Florida Native Plant Month

Monday, Oct. 8, 1 to 4 p.m.

The Garden Club of Lighthouse Point

Dixon Hall

2220 NE 38 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Open and free to the public. There will be a presentation on How to use Native Species Wildflowers in Urban Landscaping. Guest speaker will be Richard Brownscombe, president of Broward County Chapter Florida Native Plant Society. For more information, call Caroline Steffen at 201-566-7181.

Lunch Leaders Enterprise Group Open House

Tuesday, Oct. 9, noon to 1:30 p.m.

Bobby Rubino’s

2501 N. Federal Hwy,

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Build professional, long-lasting relationships, lock out your competition. One business profession per group. Generate business referrals. Conduct business with people you know, like and trust. Free to join. (Just pay for breakfast/ lunch). Visit them all…Choose one you like – This is part of your membership! No charge. Cash Bar, Lite bites. RSVP Mandatory: email mmiccoli@pompanobeachchamber.com.

Medicare Workshop — What You Need to Know

Wednesday, Oct. 10, 3 to 4:30 p.m.

Center for Active Aging

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

This informational session is open to the public. The speaker will cover Medicare parts and supplement plans.

10th Annual Halloween Horse Show & Fair

Saturday, Oct. 13, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sand & Spurs Equestrian Park

1600 NE 5 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Bring the family. Costume parade for all ages (on foot), costume contest on horseback, food for purchase, pony rides, carnival games, bounce house, face painting, hay rides and arts & crafts. Food proceeds to benefit U Can Ride Therapeutic Sessions. Children 10 & under are free. $1 admission fee for 10 & up.

Miles for Smiles 2018

Saturday, Nov. 3, 8 a.m. (check-in) to noon

Pompano Community Park

1660 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Last year, they raised over $50,000 for medical, educational, therapeutic and recreational care provided to infants, children and young adults. This year, they hope to raise even more. Race starts at 9 a.m. Stick around after the race to enjoy free food, awards, family fun activities, community vendors, raffles and more! Early bird registration ends Sunday, Sept. 30 at 11:30 p.m. General Admission ends Thursday, Nov. 1 at 11:30 p.m. Participants will receive a walk-bag and T-shirt upon check-in. Grab your friends, family, and coworkers to create your team! There will be prizes for the largest team fundraiser! Walkers, runners, joggers, wheelchairs, strollers and well-behaved pets are welcome. Can’t make it, but still want to donate, be a sponsor or just need some more information? Give them a call at 954-295-4910, or e-mail myrnam@bcckids.org.

Pompano Beach Sr. High School Reunion

Class of 1968

Friday, Sept. 28 to Sunday, Sept. 30

This is the weekend for all the fun. It is the Golden 50th Reunion Weekend for the class of 1968. Alumni, contact Cherryl Cook at cherryl.cook1050@att.net for details.

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Relay For Life

Friday, Sept. 21, 6 p.m. to midnight

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

People walk in the relay and enjoy live music. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. Info: 954-420-0084.

Kiwanis Fundraiser Breakfast

Saturday, Sept. 22, 8:30 to 11 a.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The menu consists of fresh fried fish, grits, sausage, biscuits, OJ and coffee. Cost is $7 for adults and $5 for children 10 years and under. Take-out is available. All proceeds will benefit their literacy and scholarship programs. For more information, call 954-895-2363.

International Day of Peace

Saturday, Sept. 22, 7 p.m.

Center for Spiritual Living

2 SW 12 Ave.

Boca Raton, FL 33486

Cecilia St. King, an Inner Peace Troubadour, will be performing for this benefit concert for inspirit. The mission of inspirit is to bring the joy and healing power of live music, and the performing arts, to those isolated members of our community who are living in a restricted environment. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door.

Coffee & Healthy Conversations

Wednesday, Sept. 26, 9 a.m.

Broward Health North

Conference Center

201 E. Sample Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33064

Stop by for a free health check-up and a cup of coffee. They are offering a free monthly health checkup, which includes free health screenings, such as posture evaluations, stroke risk assessments, cholesterol checks and more. There will be a physician lecture and refreshments. You will have the opportunity to have your health questions answered from their top clinicians in the areas of Cancer, pharmacy, joint replacement and spine, memory disorder, rehabilitation, respiratory, sleep apnea and stroke. This will take place every last Wednesday of each month. To register, call 954-759-7400 and press 5, or visit www.BrowardHealth.org/events.

Save the Date:

Cybersecurity seminar

Thursday, Oct. 4, 7:30 to 9 a.m.

Wyndham Deerfield Beach Hotel

2096 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Hosted by the Deerfield Beach Chamber of Commerce. join cybersecurity expert Michael Goldstein for a discussion about the latest threats, the “classic” we still fall for and the future of hacking. Michael will chase insider information on a broad range of topics that include recently discovered threats that can affect all your devices, from your computer to your car; pervasive methods hackers use to access your private information and what the future looks like for our connected lives. Members are $25 and non-members are $30. To register, visit https://deerfieldchamber.chambermaster.com/eventregistration/register/4550

The Pompano Beach Garden Club meeting

Monday, Oct. 8, 12:30 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Meeting is open to the public. The program will be “Garden Art Demonstration” by Joyce Rosselli. For more information, call 954-253-9938.

Smithsonian Museum Day

Saturday, Sept. 22

Visit free museums across the country! (See more about Deerfield locations, pg. 9.)

Pompano Beach Sr. High School Reunion

Class of 1968

Hey, Tornadoes… that time is almost here… time to meet and greet with your fellow alumni at the upcoming “Golden 50th Reunion Weekend.” The festivities will be held Sept. 28-30. You don’t want to miss out on this great fun. For all the details, contact Cherryl Cook at cherryl.cook1050@att.net.

Marine Advisory Board Meeting

The Deerfield Beach Marine Advisory Board will meet at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 27, in the Commission Chambers in City Hall, located at 150 NE 2 Ave., in Deerfield Beach. The public is invited to attend. Deerfield Beach’s mayor and commission created the Marine Advisory Board and tasked its members with identifying programs, regulations, and actions to encourage a healthy and friendly marine environment for the city’s residents and visitors. The board, made up of homeowners and business people with expertise in marine-related fields, will make recommendations to the mayor and city commission. For further information, please contact the city’s staff liaison to the board, Patrick Bardes, at 954-480-1426.

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