HAPPENINGS

Posted on 22 September 2016 by LeslieM

Where Runway Meets Broadway

Friday, Sept. 23, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Wick Theatre and Costume Museum

7901 N. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33487

The Wick Costume Museum’s Gala Fundraiser features vintage fashion and costume brilliance ranging from the 1880s to the 1980s. Gala Luncheon Event: $150, of which $100 is tax deductible. Visit www.thewick.org or call 561-995-2333 for more information. The museum opens to the general public on Sept. 24.

5th Annual Breakfast Palooza

Saturday, Sept. 24, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Church of the Living God Fellowship Hall

186 SW 6 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Bid on the finest home baked goods in town, homemade and preserved from grandparents and great grandparent’s cookbooks. Also enjoy entertainment. Donation: $15 (includes breakfast and chance to win a designer handbag.) $6: Children 12 and under. For tickets, call 954-235-7944 or email bfulmore235@gmail.com. For more information, visit www.breastedsoldiers.org.

Smithsonian Museum Day Live

Saturday, Sept. 24, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Free Tours. Donations accepted.

Historic Butler House

380 E Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Old School Museum

232 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Florida Railway Museum

1300 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

For more information about these events, visit

www.deerfield-history.org or call 954-429-0378.

Fall Yard Sale

Saturday, Sept. 24, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

St Peter’s Anglican Church

1416 SE 2 Terr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Great variety of items, priced to sell. Held in air-conditioning inside. Rain or shine. For information, call 954-695-0336.

4th Annual Festi-Fall

Saturday, Sept. 24, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

St. Ambrose Catholic Church

380 S. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Handmade arts & crafts, holiday gift jewelry, baked goods and much more. Admission: $2, Children under 12 free with donation of canned goods. Proceeds benefit Zonta Club service projects. For more information, call 561-392-2223.

Safety event

Saturday, Sept.24, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Lou Bachrodt Chevrolet

1801 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33069

Certified car seat installation technicians and participating agencies will install and/or inspect your car seat. There will also be fun activities for children and equipment dis-plays by BSO and Pompano Beach Fire Rescue. Free event. Visit www.sheriff.org for more safety tips and information.

Authors and Autographs

Sunday, Sept. 25, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Local authors will sell and autograph their books. Fee: Donation. For more information about these events, visit www.deerfield-history.org or call 954-429-0378.

6th Annual Two Georges at the Cove Golf Tournament

Monday, Sept. 26, 1:15 p.m.

Deer Creek Country Club

2801 Deer Creek Country Club Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Four man scramble with a 1:15 p.m. shotgun start. Cost: $150 per person (includes range balls, fees, carts, beer/soft drinks on course and dinner & awards banquet to follow at Two Georges at the Cove.) Also contests, raffle prizes and 50/50 drawing. Proceeds to benefit the Boys and Girls Club. For more information or to register, contact Denise Buzzelli at 954-427-0353.

Save the Date: 20th Annual Dunn’s Run

Sunday, Oct. 2, 7:30 a.m.

Beginning at Deerfield beach

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

5K Walk/Run-5 mile along the beach. Proceeds benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County. Register now at: www.dunnsrun.com. For more information, call 954-537-1010 or email cjohnson@bgbc.org. See more, including pre-event packet pick up dates on pg. 5.

Barktoberfest/K9 Splash Adventure Event

Quiet Waters Park

Saturday, Oct. 8 and Sunday, Oct. 9, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Rescue groups/adoptions, doggie marketplace, kiddie face painting, bounce houses and more. K9 Splash Adventure — 8 a.m. to 2:50 p.m. One small dog only session, 8 a.m. to 8:50 a.m. (25 lbs. or less). Sessions begin on the hour. Dogs must be sociable/well behaved and must have proof of current rabies vaccination and tag.$5 per dog — 50 min. session. Two sessions per day. Gate entrance fee: $1.50, age 5 and under: free. For more information, call 954-357-5100.

Sign up now for Writing Workshop

Friday, Oct. 14, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Faulk Center for Counseling

22455 Boca Rio Road

Boca Raton, FL 33433

Every Friday through Nov. 18. Join instructor Emily Rosen, M.A., M.S. for Memories, Milestones, Memoirs and More Writing Workshop. It can be painful, frustrating, freeing, revealing, validating … but, mostly, it’s fun and supportive. $30 per session/$150 If you sign up for all six on first day. R.S.V.P. to erosen424@aol.com. Visit www.emilyrosen424.com for more information.

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Conversation Piece: a Modern Salon

Friday, Sept. 16, 7 to 10 p.m.

Bailey Contemporary Arts

41 NE 1 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Artist Jonathan Rockford, comedian Robert Bass and musician Wayne Perry will discuss the topic: Art/Tech/Collaboration. These events are presented in conjunction with the Round Table Project. Reception precedes discussion. Tickets: $10 (Pre-Registration.) Available on Eventbrite. For more information, call 954-284-0141.

1st annual Deerfield Beach Jr. Anglers Day

Saturday, Sept. 17, 8 a.m. to noon

International Fishing Pier

200 NE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Youth fishing event includes: fishing clinics/exhibitors, goodie bags, arts & crafts, face painting and balloon art, Free for children ages 5-13. Register now at www.dfb.city/registration or by visiting any community center. Parking on barrier island is on a first come, first serve basis and is metered parking. Complimentary shuttle service will be available at the Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex (445 SW 2 St.) to the International Fishing Pier. This shuttle service will run continuously from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For more information, call the Community Events and Outreach Division at 954-480-4429 or visit www.dfb.city/jranglersday. (See more on the front page)

Clean Up Deerfield Beach

Saturday, Sept. 17, 9 a.m. to noon

South of Pier (park near fire station)

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Bring water and sunscreen. Pick up parking pass at chickee hut (limited number available.) Place parking pass on dashboard of your vehicle for duration of cleanup. Email coastalcleanup@broward.org to register for this year’s cleanup event. Include your name, contact information, organization, site at which you wish to participate and number of attendees. For more information, please visit www.broward.org/NaturalResources/BeachAndMarine under Coastal Cleanup.

Church of Christ 38th Anniversary Celebration

Sunday, Sept. 18

9 a.m., Sunday school

10 a.m., morning worship, Guest Minister,

Brother Alvin Daniels

Deerfield Beach Church of Christ

360 SW 2 Ave., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

12:30 p.m., Lunch

2 p.m., Song Fest, featuring Majestic Voices, Harmony of

Hope & Grace Notes, followed by abbreviated service.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Sunday, Sept. 18 to Wednesday, Sept. 21

7:30 p.m., Nightly, Minister, Henry L. Ward

Deerfield Beach Church of Christ

360 SW 2 Ave., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

For more information, call 954-609-8215.

Deerfield Beach Chapter of Hadassah meets

Monday, Sept. 19, noon

Le Club-Activity Center, Room C

3501 West Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

First meeting of the season features a guest speaker from the Broward Sheriff’s Office regarding safety tips/crime prevention for seniors. Refreshments served. For information, call 954-427-9920.

Pompano Fine Food & Wine

Tuesday, Sept. 20, 5:30 p.m.

Sheraton Suites Cypress Creek

555 NW 62 St.

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309

Features local restaurants showcasing their finest dishes to guests who have the opportunity to taste wines and great food from around the world. Also, Chinese auction, silent auction and live auction.VIP tickets: $85/4 for $300. General admission: $60/4- $200. To order tickets, visit www.pompanobeachchamber.com or call 954-941-2940.

General Federated Woman’s Club of DB meets

Wednesday, Sept. 21, 7 p.m.

Woman’s Club

910 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

For more information, call 954-421-4700.

Save the Date Events: 5th Annual Breakfast Palooza

Saturday, Sept. 24, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Church of the Living God Fellowship Hall

186 SW 6 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Bid on the finest home baked goods in town, homemade and preserved from grandparents and great grandparent’s cook-books. Also enjoy entertainment. Donation-$15 (includes breakfast and chance to win a designer handbag.) $6-Children 12 and under. For tickets, call 954-235-7944 or email bfulmore235@gmail.com. Visit www.breastedsoldiers.org

Smithsonian Museum Day Live

Saturday, Sept. 24, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Free Tours. Donations accepted.

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

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

Florida Railway Museum 1300 W. Hillsboro Blvd., Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Authors and Autographs

Sunday, Sept. 25, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Local authors will sell and autograph their books. Fee: Donation. For more information, visit www.deerfield-history.org or call 954-429-0378.

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Open House Meet and Greet at First Christian Day School

Thursday, Sept. 8, 6 p.m.

First Christian Church

1860 NE 39 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Tour natural environment preschool and meet early childhood professionals. Pre-School for ages 2, 3 & 4 and free 3-hour Florida VPK and After School care. Also new program Mom’s Morning Out for 2-year-olds. For information, call 954-942-2549.

Worth the Drive: Sushi & Stroll

Friday, Sept. 9, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens

4000 Morikami Park Rd.

Delray Beach, FL 33446

Stroll the gardens, sip craft sakis, taste Asian cuisine, shop in the Museum Store and listen to the roar of Fushu Daiko’s taiko drum performances. Adults: $15, children (6-17): $9, under 6 Free. Seniors and military: $13 (with valid ID), students: $11 (with valid ID). For more information, call 561-495-0233 or visit www.morikami.org.

Women’s Chorus Open House

Wednesday, Sept. 9, 10 a.m.

Unitarian Universalist Church Of Ft. Lauderdale  

3970 NW 21 Ave.

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309

Broward Women’s Choral Group is looking for women who love to sing. Rehearsals are Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to noon. For information, call 954-677-3190 or email info@bwcchoralgroup.org.

Flyway Planting Party

Saturday, Sept. 10, 9 a.m. till noon

Deerfield Island Park

217 NE 5 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Broward County Parks and Recreation Division invites the public to help plant 1,000 native trees to help birds and butterflies migrate along the Atlantic Flyway. Participants should wear closed-toe shoes, gloves and other protective clothing and bring sunscreen, insect repellent, drinking water and a snack. For all ages. Free seedlings will be available to participants who want to improve their community, clean our air and water, and help wildlife by providing places for them to thrive. Sign up by calling 954-357-5100 or register online.

5th Annual Brazilian Beat

Saturday, Sept. 10, 6 to 11 p.m.

Mizner Park Amphitheater

590 Plaza Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Come hear the sounds of Grammy nominated singer-songwriter Bebel Gilberto and Samba drummers. See beautiful costumed dancers in a Rio-style parade, enjoy savory Brazilian cuisine and cocktails, a Zumba showcase, a Capoeira circle, street dancing and more. Free community event.

Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, Sept. 11, 9 a.m. to Noon

Elks Lodge

700 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Hosted by the Benevolent Patriotic Order of Does, Drove 142. Adults-$5/Children-$2.50. Open to the public. For information, call 954-255-3130.

Singers Dream Reunion Workshop & Dinner Showcase

Friday, Sept. 16 (pre-registration)

Hampton Inn

660 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Singers, musicians and artists that have been, or desire to be, taught coached or mentored by internation-ally acclaimed singer/musician/teacher Gene Townsel and Berklee voice professor/recording artist Jeff Ramsey, sign up; space is limited. Tickets andpre-registration forms are available at The Source, 230 Lock Rd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33442. Pre-registration is $40 and on site is $45. Advance tickets for Dinner Showcase: $45-singles/$85 – couples. Tickets at the door: $50-singles/$95-couples. For information or registration, call 561-436-0868.

Save the Date:

Fifth Annual Breakfast Palooza

Saturday, Sept. 24, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Church of the Living God Fellowship Hall

186 SW 6 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Bid on the finest home baked goods in town, homemade and preserved from grandparents and great grandparent’s cookbooks. Also enjoy entertainment. Donation-$15 (includes breakfast and chance to win a designer handbag.) Children 12 and under $6. For tickets, call 954-235-7944 or email bfulmore235@gmail.com. Visit www.breastedsoldiers.org.

Save the Date:

Smithsonian Museum Day Live

Saturday, Sept. 24, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Free Tours. Donations accepted.

Historic Butler House

380 E, Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Old School Museum

232 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Florida Railway Museum

1300 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Authors and Autographs

Sunday, Sept. 25, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Local authors will sell and autograph their books. Want avendor table? Email elilly707@aol.com.

For more information about these events, visit www.deerfield-history.org or call 954-429-0378.

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Guided Tour

Saturday, Sept. 3, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Guided tours of the Historic Butler House. New Alice B Gift Shop now open. Tours conducted every Saturday. Visit www.deerfieldbeachhistoricalsociety.com.

Presentation about Zika

Tuesday, Sept. 6, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Percy White Library

837 E. Hillsboro Blvd

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Spokesperson from Florida Dept. of Health in Broward County will discuss Zika, the mosquito-borne disease that has affected parts of Florida. For more information, call 954-357-7680.

Open House Meet and Greet

Thursday, Sept. 8, 6 p.m.

First Christian Day School

1860 NE 39 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Tour preschool and meet early childhood professionals. The preschool is for ages 2, 3 & 4. Free 3-hour Florida VPK and After School care. Also new program: Mom’s Morning Out for 2 year olds. For information, call 954-942-2549.

Friends of the DB Arboretum meets

Thursday, Sept. 8, 7 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Arboretum

Constitution Park

2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Speaker, Ira Wechterman, president of the Friends of Deerfield Island Park, will talk about this natural nature preserve — what it is now and what it will become. Plant giveaway. Light refreshments will be served. Meeting is free and open to the public. For information, call 954-480-4495 or visit www.treezoo.com.

Sisterhood of Temple Beth Israel meets

Thursday, Sept. 8, 11:30 a.m.

Temple Beth Israel

201 S. Military Tr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Ron Masloff discusses High Holy Days in the first meeting of the season. Mini lunch will be served. For information, call 954-428-6265.

Super Circuit Fitness program registration

Wednesday, Sept 10, 8:15 to 9:15 a.m.

Pioneer Park

222 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Cardio and strength/endurance fitness training program. Every Saturday. Registration $9 per single class/$64 for 8 classes. Register today at any City of Deerfield Beach community centers or visit www.deerfield-beach.com/registration. For information, call 954-480-4361.

Save the Date: Woman’s Club meets

Tuesday, Sept. 13, 1 p.m.

Woman’s Club

910 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Program features talk on caregiving by author Chris Maclellan. Light refreshments will be served. Guests are welcome. For more information, call 954-421-4700 or visit our website at www.dbwc.org.

1st Annual Jr. Anglers Day

Saturday, Sept. 17, 8 a.m. to noon

International Fishing Pier

200 NE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Youth fishing event includes fishing clinics/exhibitors, goody bags, arts and crafts, face painting and balloon art. Free for children ages 5-13. Register now at www.dfb.city/registration or by visiting any community center. Parking on barrier island is on a first come, first serve basis and is metered parking. Complimentary shuttle service will be available at the Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex (445 SW 2 Street) to the International Fishing Pier. This shuttle service will run continuously from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For more information, call the Community Events and Outreach Division at 954-480-4429 or visit www.dfb.city/jranglersday.

Zonta Seeks vendors

The Zonta Club of Greater Deerfield Beach are inviting all crafters of handmade creations, fine arts, jewelry, holiday gift items, pottery and other artisans, as well as orchid sellers, to join them from. at their annual Festi-Fall, to be held on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m, at the St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 360 S. Federal Hwy., in Deerfield Beach. The vendor space is 8 x 8 and costs $40 per space, two spaces for $75. They are expecting a good crowd. Visit www.zontadeerfieldbeach.org or contact Sandy Manning at 561-392-2223 or bosanboc@bellsouth.net for more information.

What’s Happening at BaCA in September

RE-Produce Art Exhibit

Thursday, Sept. 1 to Thursday, Sept. 29

Kick off the season with curator Lisa Rockford, and “RE-Produce,” a juried exhibition seeking artworks that utilize found objects and unexpected debris materials and transform them into works of splendor. Opening Reception Thursday, Sept. 8, 6 to 9 p.m. Free.

Craft Brew & Arts Festival

Old Town Untapped, Pompano

Friday, Sept. 2, 6 to 10 p.m.

A night filled with free craft beer samples from Pompano’s own breweries, live music, food trucks, art and more! Free. 1st Friday of the each month. For more information, call 954-786-7824.

Fresh Air with Byrd

Wednesday, Sept. 7, 7 to 8 p.m.

Bi-monthly writing workshop for all levels of writers and performers. Classes can be taken sequentially or individually. Artists who participate in this workshop also receive a ticket into the all-arts open mic night at Bailey Contemporary Arts (BaCA), happening on the same night. Tickets: $15. Space is limited. Register on website.

Lyrics Lab Wednesday, Sept. 7, 8 to 11 p.m.Bring your latest work — poems, verses, songs, lyrics and beats and share in our intimate space, accompanied by live music. Tickets: $10. For more information, call 954-284-0141.

BaCA is located at 41 NE 1 St., Pompano Beach, FL 33060. For more events, visit www.baileyarts.org.

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Creative Clash at Magnetic Pompano

Friday, Aug. 26, 7 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre, Ste. 108

1955 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Competing artists will be painting on mannequins. Winner will become first Macy’s Pompano artist of the month, and will have pieces of their work exhibited on the 2nd floor display gallery. Come cheer on and meet artists. This free event is open to the public. R.S.V.P. at www.magneticpompano.org or call 954-839-9578.

A Day in the Park

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

Mayo Howard Park

(Just North of Cracker Barrel)

1131 FAU Research Park Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Join Gwyndolen Clark-Reed (running for State Senate, District 34) and Whitney Rawls (running for State Rep. District 92) for the “3P’s” (pens, pencils & paper giveaway). There also will be free hot dogs, chips and Capri Sun (while supplies last.) Enjoy music and super slide. Free event.

McMahon Mix & Mingle Fundraiser

Saturday, Aug. 27, 7:30 p.m.

McIsland

601 NE 3 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Help raise funds for U Can Ride therapeutic horseback riding program which helps special needs individuals. Includes dinner buffet, open bar, entertainment, billiards, arcade games & raffle prizes. Minimum $15 donation. R.S.V.P. with the amount of people in your party to http://mixandmingle.pingg.com/mix.

Authors and Autographs

Sunday, Aug. 28, 1 to 4 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Local authors will sell and autograph their books. Used book sale too. Free event. Donations accepted. www.deerfield-history.org or call 954-429-0378.

Adult coloring class

Monday, Aug. 29, noon to 2 p.m.

NE Focal Point Senior Center

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Coloring generates wellness and quietness while stimulating the brain areas related to the senses and creativity. No fee for class. Bring your own coloring pencils/markers. Drawings will be provided. For more information, call 954-480-4447 or email nefocalpoint@deerfield-beach.com. Classes held every Monday.

Register Now:

Super Circuit Fitness Registration

Saturday, Sept. 10 through Oct. 29

8:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.

Pioneer Park

222 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

One hour cardio and strength/endurance fitness training program. Registration is $9 per single class or 8 classes for $64. Register today at any of the City of Deerfield Beach community centers, or visit www.dfb.city/registration. For additional information, call 954-480-4361.

6th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Saturday, Sept. 17, 8 a.m.

Crystal Lake Golf Club

3810 Crystal Lake Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33064

Hosted by Kiwanis Club of Deerfield Beach. All proceeds benefit Kiwanis children’s charities. Registration: $125-individual/$500 foursome (includes continental breakfast and awards luncheon.) Extras include: raffle prizes, silent auction, 50/50 raffle, free drinks on the course. Many sponsorships still available. Contact Henry at 954-242-6083 or hgouldrealtor@comcast.net, or Kerri at 954-980-1833 or kerri1217@gmail.com.

Save the Date:

Friends of the DB Arboretum meets

Thursday, Sept. 8, 7 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Arboretum

Constitution Park

2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Speaker will be Ira Wechterman, president of the Friends of Deerfield Island Park. Hear about this natural nature preserve … what it is now and what it will become. Plant giveaway. Light refreshments will be served. Meeting is free and open to the public. For information, call 954-480-4495 or visit www.treezoo.com.

2nd Annual Women in Deerfield Expo

Thursday, Sept. 15, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Royal Fiesta Caterers

The Cove Shopping Center

1680 SE 3 Court

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Showcase your woman-owned or woman-oriented business. Must provide a sample or service to attendees. Vendor space is limited and first come first served. Register at www.deerfieldchamber.com or call Daisja Brinson at 954-427-1050. Presented by the Deerfield Beach Chamber of Commerce.

11th Annual Shop For A Cause

Friday, Aug. 26 through Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016.

Macy’s has provided Gateway Community Outreach (GCO), in Deerfield Beach, with shopping passes to sell for $5 each. GCO will keep 100 percent of the proceeds for every shopping pass that it sells. By purchasing a shopping pass from GCO, customers support homelessness prevention and can enjoy discounts at Macy’s.

For more information, visit www.macys.com/shopforacause.To purchase a shopping pass, contact Madonna Letourneau at 954-725-8434 or 561-289-6127 or visit www.gcoflorida.org.

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Dive-In Movie — The Good Dinosaur

Friday, Aug. 19, 7:30 p.m.

Aquatics Center

501 SE 6 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free movie. For information call,954-420-2262 or visit www.Deerfield-Beach.com.

Summer Time Fun

Friday, Aug. 19, 5 to 9 p.m.

Sprinkles & Scoops Ice Cream Shop

1624 SE 3 Ct.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

It is almost time to go back to school so take the whole family for some ice cream at this new-to-The-Cove ice cream shop. Besides delighting in some tasty flavors, you will be helping out a good cause. Twenty percent of proceeds benefit NE Focal Point CASA, Inc. For more information, call 954-480-4460.

Movies on the Lawn – The Lorax 3-D

Friday, Aug. 19, 8 p.m.

Intersection of Atlantic Blvd.

and Pompano Beach Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnics. Free, family friendly event. For more information, call 954-786-4111 or visit www.pompanobeachfl.gov.

Guided Tour

Saturday, Aug. 20, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Get a guided tour of the Historic Butler House. Visit the new Alice B. Gift Shop. For more information, visit www.deerfieldbeachhistoricalsociety.com.

David Presler performs

Temple Beth Israel

Sunday, Aug. 21, 2 p.m.

201 S. Military Tr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Cantor and entertainer, David Presler, performs. Tickets are free and can be reserved by email at etaarts@aol.com or call 954-421-7060. Donations are welcome.

Kristin’s Catching Up Fundraiser

Sunday, Aug. 21, 5 to 9 p.m.

American Rock Bar and Grill

1600 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

This Cultural Collision Bash will be filled with music, performance art, entertainment, food, fun and raffles. This will be an evening of good vibes you won’t want to miss. The event will support Kristin Cappiello as she faces unprecedented challenges in her life. Please call 754-235-3783 for details.

Tuesday Night Beach Dance

Tuesday, Aug. 23, 7 to 9 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Total Recall will be playing. Wear your dancing shoes and bring a beach chair for a fun evening under the stars. Free. Sponsored by the City of D.B. For information, call 954-480-4429.

$1 Short Stack Day

Tuesday, Aug. 23, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m

IHOP

516 S. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

100 percent of the proceeds will be donated to No Kid Hungry to help end child hunger. You can also donate to the No Kid Hungry campaign by visiting www.IHOP.com from Aug. 1 through Sept. 25.

National Lighthouse Preservation Day

Saturday, Aug. 20, hourly from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sands Harbor Dock

125 N. Riverside Dr.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

If you have never gone before or if it has been awhile, now is the time to visit the historic Hillsboro Lighthouse. Be aware it gets windy up there, but it provides amazing views of the whole area, so bring your camera. Just walking around the grounds and seeing the Barefoot Mailman statue and other memorials make it a worthy visit and a beautiful day. Transportation is by boat. Arrive at dock 10 to 20 minutes before departure to register. Parking is on east side of street in city (pay) parking lot. Must wear flat, closed shoes. Children must be 4 ft. tall to climb the tower. No pets. $25; free to HLPS members. For more information, visit www.hillsborolighthouse.org/tours.

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Posted on 11 August 2016 by LeslieM

NE Focal Point Preschool Open House

Thursday, Aug. 11, 7 to 8:30 p.m.

NE Focal Point

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten offered for ages 2-5 years, beginning Aug. 22. Open year round, Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuition includes breakfast, lunch and snacks. Art, music, computer classes and swimming lessons also included. Teachers are certified. For information, call 954-480-4473 or email: jhafer@fdeerfield-beach.com.

Music under the Stars

Friday, Aug. 12, 7 p.m.

Pompano Beach Great Lawn

Corner Atlantic Blvd. & Pompano Beach Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Featured band D Funk and the Flo (R&B and Funk band).Music under the Stars will be held the second Friday of every month For more information, visit www.pompanobeachfl.gov or call 954-786-4111.

Sushi & Stroll

Friday, Aug. 12, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens

4000 Morikami Park Rd.

Delray Beach, FL 33446

Cool off as you stroll the gardens, sip craft sakis, taste Asian cuisine, shop in the museum store and listen to the roars of Fushu Daiko’s taiko drum performances. Adults: $15, children (6-17): $9, under 6 free. Seniors/Military: $13 (with valid ID), students: $11 (with valid ID). Food and drinks are not included in the admission price. Call 561-495-0233 or visit www.morikami.org.

Guided Tour

Saturday, Aug. 13, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Guided tours of the Historic Butler House. New Alice B Gift Shop now open. Fee: donation.

Back to School Fair

Saturday, Aug. 13, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreation Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Students will receive free backpacks full of supplies, free haircuts, free health screenings. Demonstrations by Broward Sheriff Office’s fire trucks and equipment. Free food & refreshments. For additional information, call 754-224-9182.

Talk to the Mayor

Tuesday, Aug. 16, 7 p.m.

City Commission Chambers

150 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Mayor Jean Robb invites residents to her annual “Talk to the Mayor” event. In addition to sharing your comments and questions, there will be a presentation by the developer of the proposed Dixie Highway apartment complex, Deer Trace residences [see more, Pg. 6]. That will be followed by a short update on the Infrastructure Surtax Referendum that voters will see on the November ballot. As a part of that presentation, you will see the list of proposed city infrastructure projects that could be funded by the surtax should voters choose to support that referendum. For more information, contact the City Manager’s office at 954-480-4263.

Vendor Registration for 2nd Annual Women in Deerfield Beach Expo

Thursday, Sept. 15, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Royal Fiesta Caterers

The Cove Shopping Center

1680 SE 3 Court

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Showcase your woman-owned or woman-oriented business. Must provide a sample or service to attendees. Vendor space is limited and first come, first served. Register at www.deerfieldchamber.com or call Daisja Brinson at 954-427-1050. Presented by the Deerfield Beach Chamber of Commerce.

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Posted on 04 August 2016 by LeslieM

Dive in Movies: McFarland USA

Friday, Aug. 5, 8 p.m.

Houston Sworn Pool

901 NW 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Cool off with a dip in the pool while you enjoy a feature film. Snacks and refreshments will be available. For more information, call 954-786-4116 or visit www.pompanobeachfl.gov.

Rainforest Grand Opening

Saturday, Aug. 6, 9 a.m.

Constitution Park’s Arboretum

2841 Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Come see the newly-constructed rainforest. Light hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served. For additional information, call Constitution Park at 954-480-4494.

Superhero Splash Bash

Friday, Aug. 5, 6 to 10 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Family event with games, splash water park playtime, a movie, bounce house, prizes and more. All ages. $6 per person, children 1 year and under free. Pre-registration required; call 954-357-5100.

Registration and tour — NE Focal Point

Saturday, Aug. 6, 9 a.m to noon

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free Voluntary Pre Kindergarten offered for ages 2-5 years, beginning Aug. 22. Open year round, Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuition includes breakfast, lunch and snacks. Art, music, computer classes and swimming lessons also included. Teachers are certified. 5+Quality Rated School with APPLE Accreditation. For information, call 954-480-4473 or email jhafer@fdeerfield-beach.com.

Guided Tour

Saturday, Aug. 6, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Guided tours of the Historic Butler House. New Alice B Gift Shop now open. Visit www.deerfield-history.org or call 954-429-0378 for information.

Deerfield Beach Orchid Society meeting

Tuesday, Aug. 9, 7:30 p.m.

Woman’s Club of Deerfield Beach

910 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Speaker: Thanh Nguyen, owner-operator of Springwater Orchids, Melbourne, FL. Guests or new members always welcome. No charge for a guest to visit first two times. After that, there is an annual membership fee. Visit: www.deerfieldbeachorchidsociety.org or email deerfieldbeachorchidsociety@gmail.com for information.

Seeking vendors: 2nd Annual Women in Deerfield Beach Expo

To be held: Thursday, Sept. 15, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Royal Fiesta Caterers in The Cove Shopping Center, 1680 SE 3 Court, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441. Showcase your woman-owned or women-oriented business. Must provide a sample or service to attendees. Vendor space is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. Register at www.deerfieldchamber.com or call Daisja Brinson at 954-427-1050. Event is presented by the Deerfield Beach Chamber of Commerce.

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Posted on 28 July 2016 by LeslieM

Tee-Off Party for 6th annual Charity Golf Tournament

Thursday, July 28, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

The Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Hosted by Deerfield Beach Kiwanis Club. Food, drinks and prizes. 10 percent off if you register and pay in full for golf tournament that will be held on Saturday, Sept. 17. For more information, call 954-242-6083 or 654-980-1833.

Arts and Crafts Sale

Thursday, July 28, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

B’nai B’rith Apartments

299 SW 3 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Many paintings, crafts, jewelry, antiques, goodies and beverages for sale. Proceeds benefit the B’nai B’rith Foundation. For information, call 954-426-5577.

Super Circuit Fitness Program

Saturday, July 30, 8:15 to 9:15 a.m

Pioneer Park

222 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Every Saturday. Registration: $9 per single class/$64-8 classes. Register today at any City of DB communitycenters, or visit www.deerfield-beach.com/registration. For information, call 954-480-4361.

NE Focal Point Preschool Open House

Saturday, July 30, 9 a.m. to noon

NE Focal Point

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free Voluntary Pre Kindergarten offered for ages 2-5 years, beginning Aug. 22. Open year round, Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuition includes breakfast, lunch and snacks. Art, music, computer classes and swimming lessons also included. Teachers are certified. 5+Quality Rated School with APPLE Accreditation. For information, call 954-480-4473 or e-mail jhafer@fdeerfield-beach.com.

Sundays at the Butler House: Backyard Garage Sale

Sunday, July 31, 1 To 4 p.m.

Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Bargain hunter delights. Antiques and collectables. Gift Basket drawing. Food available for purchase. Free tours of Butler House. Sponsored by Deerfield Beach Historical Society. For information regarding membership or special activities, call 954-429-0378 or visit www.deerfield-history.org.

6th Annual Clothes off our Back for Women in Distress

Wednesday, Aug. 3, 5 to 8 p.m.

Oceans 234

234 N. Ocean Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Clean out your closet or just donate the clothes off your back for this fabulous cause. Accepting new and gently worn men, women and children’s clothing, cell phones and chargers. $20, includes butler-passed appetizers and raffle ticket to win a luxurious stay-cation on “The Island.” For information, call 954-428-2539.

Save the Date: Cuisines & Poetry

Friday, Aug. 5, 8:15 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.)

Pompano Citi Centre

1955 N. Federal Hwy. #104

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Experience spoken word poetry at its best. All teams and performers are either high schoolers or heading for their freshman year in college. Admission: Adults-$10/Children- $5. $4 hotdog combos. For information, visit www.pompanociticentre.com.

Save the Date: Rainforest Grand Opening

Saturday, Aug. 6, 9 a.m.

Constitution Park’s Arboretum

2841 Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

City of Deerfield Beach Parks & Recreation Dept. is proud to announce the grand opening of the newly-constructed rainforest. Light hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served. For additional information, call Constitution Park, 954-480-4494.

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Posted on 21 July 2016 by LeslieM

Food Truck Invasion

Thursday, July 21, 5 to 10 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park

401 S Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

For all ages. Various trucks sell a variety of foods. For more information, call 954-357-5100 or visit www.FoodTruckInvasion.com.

Magnetic Pompano, Featuring Joey Gilmore

Friday, July 22, 8 to 11 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre

1955 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Come listen to some R & B and Blues. $20. For information, visit www.magneticpompano.com or call 954-839-9578.

Superhero Splash Bash

Friday, July 22, 6 to 10 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Family event with games, splash water park play time, a movie, bounce house, prizes and more. All ages. $6 per person,children 1 year and under free. Pre-registration required, call 954-357-5100.

Concert, Tree Dedication Ceremony & Lunch

Sunday, July 24, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Community Presbyterian Church

1920 SE 5 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Offering an uplifting guitar playing and singing service. Also, historical special Tree Dedication Ceremony on the lawn with Margaret Briggs and family followed by a complimentary luncheon. Events and parking are complimentary. Visit www.communitych.org or call 954-427-0222.

St. Ambrose Men’s Club to go to Seminole Casino & Boomer Times Expo

Tuesday, July 26, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

St. Ambrose Church

380 S. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Play at the casino. Attend the Boomer Times Expo, where over 60 exhibitors representing insurance, financial, health and wellness, technological, entertainment, travel, fashion and more will show off their goods and services. Special veteran’s ceremony, music by Jerry Mann and four drawings of $250 (must be present to win). $30 (includes $20 free play, transportation and a chance to win 50 premium prizes.)

For more information, call Jerry Mann at 954-856-6062.

Tuesday Night Beach Dance

Main Beach Parking Lot

Tuesday July 26, 7 to 9 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Total Recall will be playing. Wear dancing shoes and bring beach chair. Free event. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

6th Annual NE Focal Point Family Night

Tuesday, July 26, 5 to 9 p.m.

Duffy’s

401 N. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Eat, drink and have fun. 2 for 1 drinks, desserts for two, kids’ menu. 10 percent of proceeds benefit NE Focal Point. Meet staff and learn about services, programs, volunteer opportunities. For information, call 954-480-4449.

Kendra Gives Back Party

Wednesday, July 27, 3:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Mizner Park

411 Plaza Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Enjoy sips, sweets and Kendra Scott jewelry. 20 percent of all proceeds benefit Gateway Community Outreach.

For information, call 954-725-8434.

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group

Wednesday, July 27, 10 a.m.

NE Focal Point

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Caregiver training and support for individuals caring for people with Alzheimer’s disease, memory impairments, dementia and cognitive limitations. For information, call 954-480-4463. Meetings held every Wednesday.

Health and Financial Wellness Fair

Wednesday, July 27 and Thursday, July 28

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Free. Blood-pressure checks, cholesterol/ diabetes tests and more. Free 30 minute financial seminars ($25 gift card will be given away at each seminar). Blood mobile will accept donations. Face painting by Bella the Clown. For information, call 954-786-4626.

The Mummers Band plays

Wednesday, July 27, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m

Herb Skolnick Community Center

800 SW 36 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33069

The Mummers Band is made up of a variety of instruments that include strings, bells, woodwinds, accordions, keyboard and percussion. $8 tickets may be purchased at the Herb Skolnick Community Center or visit www.eventbrite.com. For more information, call 954-786-4590 or visit www.pompanobeachfl.gov.

Arts and Crafts Sale

Thursday, July 28, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

B’nai B’rith Apartments

299 SW 3 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Beautiful paintings, arts, crafts, jewelry, antiques, goodies and beverages for sale. Proceeds benefit the B’nai B’rith Foundation. For information, call 954-426-5577.

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