HAPPENINGS

Posted on 12 July 2018 by LeslieM

Trivia Rocks

Thursday, July 12, 6:30 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Percy White Library

837 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The theme of the contest is “ROCK,” so trivia questions can range from Archeology, Geology, Paleontology and, of course, Rock n’ Roll music. This is perfect for the “Libraries Rock” theme happening now. One highlight will include “Fill in the Blank” where a contestant can earn prize points for singing the lost lyrics of a song. Prizes will be awarded to the Trivia Rocks Champion.

Summer Series —

Liverpool Live-A Tribute to the Beatles

Friday, July 13, 8 to 11 p.m.

Mizner Park Amphitheater

590 Plaza Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Has it been a Hard Day’s Night? Have you been working like a dog? Take some time out and enjoy this free concert at Mizner Park. Groovy! Bring the whole family, and a blanket or chair. It will be a gas! FYI: Their next concert in this series on July 27, from 8 to 11 p.m. will be Fleetwood Mac tribute! For more info., visit www.mizneramp.com.

Tree giveaway

Saturday, July 14 & 21, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

City of Pompano Beach Nursery

1190 NE 3 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The city will give away two trees per residence on a first-come, first-serve basis. To qualify for a free tree, you must live within the Pompano city limits and provide identification, such as a driver’s license or water bill to verify your residency. Each resident will be given a choice among many varieties, including Purple Tabebuia, Live Oak, Christmas Palm, Triangle Palm, Silver Buttonwood, Clusia Rosea, Golden Tabebuia and Phoenix Sylvestris Palm.

7th Annual Boca Burger Battle

Saturday, July 14, 7 p.m. (VIP, 6 p.m)

Sanborn Square Park

72 N. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Burger lovers delight! This is your event. Eat and drink to your heart’s content and pick who you think has the Best Battle Burger. Then, you can see who the judges pick for Best Grill Master and Best Alternative Grill Master. This is also a great time to try a variety of wines, craft beer and other spirits while mingling with the crowd. General Admission tickets are $50 per person and VIP tickets are Pre-Sale $75/Regular $125 per person. VIP ticket holders receive unlimited food and drink tastings and enjoy early bird entry at 6 p.m., instead of 7 p.m. This is a 21 + year old event from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Please, no pets. Event is rain or shine! You can purchase tickets online at www.bocaburgerbattle.com or call 561-338-7594.

Pompano Budget Presentation & Workshop

Monday, July 16, 9 a.m.

City Commission Chambers

100 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The Budget Workshop will include a presentation and discussion of the recommended Fiscal Year 2019 budget. After the presentation and public input, the commission will recess for 30 minutes and reconvene in the City Manager’s Conference Room on the 4th floor of City Hall for discussions, proposed capital improvement projects and the fiscal year 2019 recommended operating budget. If more time is necessary, the commission will reconvene on Tuesday, July 17 in City Hall in the City Manager’s 4th Floor Conference Room beginning at 9 a.m. to continue budget discussions.

Save the Date:

Florida Panthers Reading Tour

Friday, July 20, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Monday, July 30, 2 to 5 p.m.

Hockey lovers will have fun at this event. The Florida Panthers will be going to libraries to read to students. On Friday, July 20, they will be at the Pompano Beach Library and Culture Center, 50 W. Atlantic Blvd., Pompano Beach, FL 33060. On Monday, July 30, they will be at the Deerfield Beach Percy White Library, 837 E. Hillsboro Blvd., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441. For more information, visit www.floridapanthers.com/readingtour.

Summer Series —

80s Throwback Game Night

Friday, July 20, 7 to 10 p.m.

Mizner Park Amphitheater

590 Plaza Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Whoa, radical! Mizner Park will be holding a free Throwback Game Night for all you lovers of the 1980s. They had one last month and now they are doing it again. Families can enjoy some rockin’ ‘80s tunes while playing games like arcade games, carnival games, Jenga, cornhole, mini golf, an Operation type game, Whack-a-Mole and more. Kids can like totally get creative with Lite Brite! This is a really fun event for the whole family. Don’t be a neo-maxi-zoom-dweebie! Motor on down to Mizner Park for some retro goodness. www.mizneramp.com

Strike Out Child Abuse

Sunday, July 22, 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Sawgrass Lanes

8501 N. University Dr.

Tamarac, FL 33341

Bring the whole family for the Family Bowl-A-Thon. There will be a photo booth, magician, balloon twisters, face painters and more. Register a team today. Lunch will be provided. This Pompano Beach Exchange Club event benefits various children’s charities and helps prevent child abuse. For more information or to register, visit www.one.bidpal.net/exchangeclubbowling/welcome.

B’nai B’rithTenants Association Fundraiser

Saturday, Aug. 18, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

B’nal B’rith Apartments

299 SW 3 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Enjoy food, beverages, goodies, face painting, bounce house, pony rides, raffle for flat screen TV, auction & more. Proceeds benefit tenants association. For more info., call 954-426-5577.

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Posted on 05 July 2018 by LeslieM

5th of July Beach Cleanup

Thursday, July 5, 8 to 10 a.m.

Chickee Hut

71 S Ocean Way.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Join the City for a cleanup and help them keep Deerfield Beach clean and green. The cleanup will begin at the chickee hut across from the Fire Station. Snacks and water will be provided to all volunteers. Parking passes for the duration of the event will also be available to the first 25 volunteers.

FLORIDA Rx CARD Presentation

Tuesday, July 10, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Center for Active Aging

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Having difficulty affording prescription medication? Florida Rx Card educates families on how the program can be of help with Medicare, Medicaid, Prior Authorizations /Step Therapy, Cosmetic & Non-Medically necessary drugs, OTCs (Over the Counter) and Pet Medications. For more information, call 954-480-4446.

District 4 Saturday Hours

Saturday, July 7, 10 a.m. to noon

City Hall

150 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Commissioner Drosky will be available to meet with constituents on an appointment basis. To schedule an appointment, please contact the City Manager’s Office at 954-480-4201

Community Redevelopment Agency meets

Tuesday, July 10, 7 to 8 p.m.

City Hall Commission Chambers

City Hall

150 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Pompano Budget Presentation & Workshop

Monday, July 16, 9 a.m.

City Commission Chambers

100 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The Budget Workshop will include a presentation and discussion of the recommended Fiscal Year 2019 budget. After the presentation and public input, the commission will recess for 30 minutes and reconvene in the City Manager’s Conference Room on the 4th floor of City Hall for discussions, proposed capital improvement projects and the fiscal year 2019 recommended operating budget. If more time is necessary, the commission will reconvene on Tuesday, July 17 in City Hall in the City Manager’s 4th Floor Conference Room beginning at 9 a.m. to continue budget discussions.

Save the Date:

B’nai B’rith Tenants Association Fundraiser

Saturday, Aug. 8, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

B’nal B’rith Apartments

299 SW 3 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Enjoy food, beverages, goodies, face painting, bounce house, pony rides, raffle for flat screen TV, auction & more. Proceeds benefit tenants Association. For more info., call 954-426-5577.

Chair Yoga classes

The Center for Active Aging

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Seeking to Transform your Health and Decrease Stress? Join one of Chair Yoga classes. They have Sit N’ Fit Chair Yoga on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. They also have Chair Yoga for Young at Heart Seniors on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 10:45 to 11:30 a.m. For information, please contact the Health Support Office at 954-480-4446.

Save the Date:

7th Annual Boca Burger Battle

Saturday, July 14, 7 p.m. (VIP, 6 p.m)

Sanborn Square Park

72 N. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

It is that time again… time for top area chefs to grill up their best burgers to try to get the coveted win. Meet the contenders: M.E.A.T. Eatery & Taproom, Shake Shack, Flashback Diner, Morton’s Steak House, Big Joe’s Burgers and Wings, Kapow Noodle Bar, Burton’s Grill & Bar, TooJay’s Gourmet Deli, Rockn Angels, Crazy Uncle Mike’s, Burger Craze, Tucker Duke’s Lunchbox, ROK:BRGR and Batch Gastropub, Cheffrey Eats Food Truck, Funky Buddha & more! Those who are coming to compete will travel from far and wide, and some from not so far away… Some are from as far distant as South Beach and West Palm Beach, while others are right here in Deerfield Beach and Boca Raton.

Each hand-picked chef will create their grilling masterpieces and present them to a prestigious table of Grill Master Judges, which includes a few well known “burger connoisseurs” like Rey De La Osa, Chief Grill Master Team Captain from Publix Aprons Cooking School, Jamie Frankel from Burgers by the Beach and (his new blog “Floridian Beer Society”), Jan Norris from JanNorris.com, Alex Callegari from “The Firefighter Foodie,” Rob Adler from “Weekend Broward,” Former Commissioner Robert S. Weinroth from City of Boca Raton and Danny Rivera from BIG 1059.

Judges will pick the Best Grill Master and Best Alternative Grill Master while the guests will vote with their wooden chip for “People’s Choice” and will determine the champion to hold the title as the Best Battle Burger.

This event is more than just burgers. There are also craft beers and other spirits to enjoy, plus other goodies to sample while perusing vendor booths.

A portion of proceeds benefit PROPEL (People Reaching Out to Provide Education and Leadership), a non-profit located in Boca Raton, which offers weekly events for kids in the area of arts, education and recreation.

The Boca Burger Battle is presented by WineEvents.com, and produced by the south Florida event production company BocaRaton.com & The BITES! Network, which also produces the Boca Raton Wine and Food Festival every November.

General Admission tickets are $50 per person and VIP tickets are Pre-Sale $75/ Regular $125 per person. VIP ticket holders receive unlimited food and drink tastings and enjoy early bird entry at 6 p.m., instead of 7 p.m. This is a 21 + year old event from 6 to 10 p.m. PLEASE, No Pets. Event is Rain or Shine! So, NO refunds, Battle Fans… You can purchase Tickets Online at www.bocaburgerbattle.com or call 561-338-7594.

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HAPPENINGS: Fourth of July

Posted on 28 June 2018 by LeslieM

Deerfield Beach

4th of July Celebration

Wednesday, July 4, Noon to 9 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Relax on the beach and join in the festivities as we celebrate the independence of our great nation. There will be music and vendors that will provide a variety of arts & crafts, local foods and ice cold beverages. Event is free to attend. There is a Complimentary Shuttle. Parking on the barrier island will be limited during the event. Complimentary parking is available from The Cove Shopping Center (1580 SE 3rd Ct.), Sullivan Park (1701 Riverview Rd.) & St. Ambrose Catholic Church (380 S. Federal Hwy). For more information on shuttles or event, visit www.deerfield-beach.com/1178/4th-of-July-Celebration.

Road & Facility Closure Information

International Fishing Pier will be closed at 3 p.m. on July 2 and will reopen at 6 a.m. on July 5

On July 4, at midnight, Ocean Way from Hillsboro Boulevard to SE 4 St., the Main Beach Parking Lot, the lot behind Ocean Rescue and the Pier Parking Lot will close reopening the morning of July 5

SE 2 Street and SE 1 Street will close at A1A, July 4 at 6 a.m., reopening on the morning of July 5

On July 4, from 6 – 11 p.m., the Hillsboro Boulevard Bridge and A1A, from Hillsboro Boulevard to SE 3 Street, and Ocean Way at NE 21 Avenue, will be closed to traffic

The Hillsboro Boulevard Bridge will remain in the locked down position from 7 – 11 p.m.for pedestrian traffic

Boca Raton

Fabulous Fourth

Wednesday, July 4, 6:30 to 9:20 p.m.

Spanish River Athletics Facilities

1000 Spanish River Blvd.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Enjoy your July 4th festively with fireworks at Countess de Hoernle Park. Spend your night viewing a fireworks display and partaking in various fun, food, music and activities.

4th of July Jam

Wednesday, July 4 to 5

The Loft at Congress

530 NW 77 St.

Boca Raton, FL 33487

If you want to party this Fourth of July, The Loft at Congress is the place to be. There will be DJs, dancing, drinks and fun (but only if you’re over 18). Dress to impress and grab some friends to help you dance the day away for a fun-filled Fourth.

Pompano Beach

4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza

Wednesday, July 4, 5 p.m.

Fishing Pier

222 N. Pompano Beach Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

The Independence Day fun will begin with live music featuring Nostaljah, a Reggae band followed by L Tribe, an R&B band. At 9 p.m., sit back and relax as the colors light up the night sky with an array of fireworks that is sure to impress. The fireworks will be launched from a floating barge in the ocean near the end of the Pompano Beach Fishing Pier. Blankets and lawn chairs are welcome; however, personal fireworks, glass containers, alcohol and pets are prohibited. In case of inclement weather, a rain date for the fireworks show is Thursday, July 5. For more information, call 954-786-4111 or visit www.pompanobeachfl.gov.

Worth The Drive:

Ft. Lauderdale area

4th of July Spectacular

Wednesday, July 4, noon to 9:30 p.m.

Ft. Lauderdale Beach A1A & Las Olas Boulevard

521 N. Ft. Lauderdale Beach Blvd.

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

Family Zone will be held from noon to 5 p.m. with DJ, music, bounce houses, water slides, face painting, and beach games & contests. From 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., Making Faces (Rock ‘n’ Roll) will be on stage, then the Walk of Fame Induction Ceremony will be at 5:45 p.m. and N2Nation (Motown) will go from 6:30 to 9 p.m. At 9 p.m. the fireworks show over Atlantic Ocean will be Simulcast with Music on 101.5 LITE FM. For event details, parking, and shuttle information visit www.fortlauderdale.gov/july4.

4th of July Parade

Wednesday July 4, 10 a.m.

El Mar Drive

Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, FL 33308

Join Lauderdale-By-the-Sea all day on the Fourth of July to celebrate our freedom and families. Parade will be from 10 to 11:30 a.m. For the parade, kids bring your treat bags & catch candy! There will be fire trucks, BSO vehicles, stilt walkers, Lady Liberty & Uncle Sam. Then Family Fun Day at El Prado Park (4500 El Mar Dr.) will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a giant water slide, DJ/music, clown, face painting, hot dogs, ice cream and lemonade. Then at 9 p.m., the fireworks will begin north of the park. For more information call LBTS Volunteer Fire Department at 954-640-4250.

Delray Beach

Delray Beach July 4th Celebration

Wednesday, July 4, starting at 8 a.m.

Atlantic Ave. & A1A

Delray Beach, FL 33483

The day starts with a Sand Castle Contest from 8 a.m. to noon located just east of the pavilion (if you want to sign up, do so on the beach before 8 a.m. with the HOW Foundation). At 5 p.m., there will be the Flag Raising Ceremony located at Gleason & Atlantic Ave. From 5:30 to 9 p.m., there is the main-stage entertainment. There will also be family activities from 5 to 9 p.m., including Putt’n Around Mini-Golf, craft activities & face painting & More! At 9 p.m., fireworks launch from a barge just east of the Marriott Hotel. For more information, call 561-278-0424 or e-mail simmelman@delraybeach.com.

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Posted on 28 June 2018 by LeslieM

Charlotte Burrie Community Center groundbreaking

Thursday, June 28, 10 a.m.

2669 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

The City of Pompano Beach invites you to the groundbreaking ceremony for the Charlotte Burrie Community Center. Light refreshments will be served after the ceremony. For more information, call 954-612-1035.

Car Show

Saturday, June 30, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Enjoy a car show hosted by the Deerfield Beach Historical Society. For more information, call 954-429-0378.

Go on a trip with Deerfield Woman’s Club!

Head out with a bunch of great gals and guys too on an adventure in a motor coach! The first trip will be on July 10 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. to Hutchinson Island. Includes a round trip motor coach, tour of the Elliot Museum and lunch at Kyle G’s on the beach and more. $70. The second trip will be a Tour through Miami on Aug. 14 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Includes round trip on the motor coach (including a tip to the driver and tour guide), a visit to the Holocaust Museum, Little Havana, Coconut Grove, South Beach and to Bayside Marketplace for lunch on your own. $47. RSVP and pay a.s.a.p. To sign up or for more questions, call Sally at 954-427-2175. If no answer, leave a message and she will call you back!

Boy George & Culture Club

Sunday, July 1, 6:30 p.m.

Pompano Beach Amphitheater Tickets

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The B-52s and Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey will also be there. To purchase tickets, visit www.theamppompano.org.

Palm Aire Farmer’s Market

Tuesday, July 3, Noon to 7 p.m.

Herb Skolnick Community Center

800 SW 36 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33069

This international food Farmer’s Market will include local artisans and growers. Multi-cultural cuisines will be represented including fruits, vegetables, BBQ, Indian, Greek, Venezuelan, soups, organics, street foods, local honeys & a whole lot more! For more information, call 954-786-4590.

Free Jazz concert!

Tuesday, July 3, 6 p.m.

DoubleTree at Hilton Hotel

100 Fairway Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The Jazz Ambassadors, the United States Army Field Band is a 19-member ensemble, formed in 1969. Their repertoire includes big band swing, bebop, Latin, contemporary Jazz, standards, popular tunes, Dixieland and patriotic selections. Organized by the Deerfield Beach Historical Society. Donations accepted. For information, e-mail judiofdfb@gmail.com or Emily Lilly at elilly707@aol.com, or call 954-429-0378. See more, Pg. 16.

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Posted on 21 June 2018 by LeslieM

Membership Breakfast

Thursday, June 21, 7:45 to 9 a.m.

The Pompano Beach Woman’s Club

314 NE 2 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Event is hosted by the Pompano Beach Chamber. Cost is $10 with RSVP, $15 at the door and $35 for non-members. To RSVP, visit www.pompanobeachchamber.com. For more information, call 954-941-2940.

Night At The Museum

Thursday, June 21, 6 to 9 p.m.

Sample-McDougald House

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Hosted by the South Florida Club – National Federation of Business and Professional Women. The event is open to the public. For men & women both! Admission is $15 which includes light appetizers, beer and wine. Everyone Must R.S.V.P. and pay in advance. Call Susan 954-290-1104 or Lee 754-307-5446.

Brazilian Folks Festival

Saturday, June 23, noon to 10 p.m.

Sunday, June 24, noon to 8 p.m.

Pompano Community Park

NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

A 2-day art-based community event goes on rain or shine. If the weather forecast calls for rain, please bring rain gear and umbrellas. The festival will have live music, Sambala Samba School parade and community folk dances. Local music talents will be performing and there will be a lot of fun activities for kids. Free admission! Vendor booths, marketing sponsorship, and volunteer opportunities available. For more information, visit www.minorityhelp.org.

Father Daughter Brunch

Saturday, June 23, 1 to 3 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The City of Deerfield Beach Parks & Recreation Department will be hosting this year’s Father Daughter Brunch. Fathers and daughters of all ages are invited to come out and enjoy an afternoon of food, fun and memorable moments! Tickets are priced at $10 for adults and $5 for ages 17 & under. For more information, contact the Recreation Department at 954-480-4481.

Comedian Bob Saget performs

Saturday, June 23, 8 p.m.

Seminole Casino Coconut Creek

5550 NW 40 St.

Coconut Creek, FL 33073

Grammy-nominated standup comedian, Bob Saget will grace the Pavilion stage at Seminole Casino. Saget is most popularly known for his roles on the Full House and Americas Funniest Home Videos television shows. This show is intended for mature audiences only. Tickets priced at $30/$50/$200 per person are on sale now via Ticketmaster, online at Ticketmaster.com, or by calling 800-653-8000. The Pavilion box office will also open at 1 p.m. on the day of the show for on-site ticket purchases and will call pick-up.

Tuesday Night Beach Dance

Tuesday, June 26, 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 Boulevard at the ocean. Wear your dancing shoes and bring your beach chair for a fun evening under the stars.

ABC Safe Boating Course

Begins Tuesday, June 26, starting at 7 p.m.

Pompano Beach Power Squadron

3701 NE 18 Terr.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

See more info., pg. 16, or call 754-444-1470. www.PompanoSafeBoating.com.

Non-Partisan Judicial Forum

Thursday, June 28, 6 to 10 p.m.

Century Village Activity Center

3501 West Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Will be held in rooms A, B & C. Learn more about the judicial candidates. Moderator will be the Honorable Howard Finkelstein. From 6 to 7 p.m., there will be a meet and greet. From 7 to 10 p.m., questions from the floor will be accepted. Food will be served for all. This is a public service invitation, no affiliation with any political party. Bring friends. For more information, call Kathy at 561-312-8804.

Save the Date:

Boy George with The Culture Club

Sunday, July 1, 6:30 p.m.

Pompano Beach Amphitheater

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

80s music lovers rejoice! Boy George & the Culture Club, known for songs like “Do You Really Want to Hurt Me” and “Karma Chameleon” will perform with the always high energy B-52s, who is known for hits like “Loveshack” and “Rock Lobster.” Also the Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey will be there too! To purchase tickets, visit www.theamppompano.org.

Learn about Florida Rx Card

Tuesday, July 10, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Center for Active Aging

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Having difficulty affording prescription medication? Florida Rx Card educates families on how the program can be of help with Medicare, Medicaid, prior authorizations/Step Therapy, cosmetic & non-medically necessary drugs, OTCs (Over the Counter) and pet medications. For more information, call 954-480-4446.

Chair Yoga classes

The Center for Active Aging

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Seeking to transform your health and decrease stress? Join one of Chair Yoga classes.

They have Sit N’ Fit Chair Yoga on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. They also have Chair Yoga for Young at Heart Seniors on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 10:45 to 11:30 a.m. For information, please contact the Health Support Office at 954-480-4446.

Go on a trip with Deerfield Woman’s Club!

Head out with a bunch of great gals, and guys too, on an adventure in a motor coach! The first trip will be on July 10 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. to Hutchinson Island. Includes a round trip motor coach, tour of the Elliot Museum and lunch at Kyle G’s on the beach and more. $70. The second trip will be a tour through Miami on Aug. 14 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Includes round trip on the motor coach (including a tip to the driver and tour guide), a visit to the Holocaust Museum, Little Havana, Coconut Grove, South Beach and to Bayside Marketplace for lunch on your own. $47. RSVP and pay a.s.a.p. To sign up or for more questions, call Sally at 954-427-2175. If no answer, leave a message and she will call you back!

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Posted on 14 June 2018 by LeslieM

Dive-In Movie — Despicable 3

Friday, June 15, 8 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Aquatics Center

501 SE 6 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Hosted by the Bison Youth Tackle Football and Cheer program, alongside the City of Deerfield Beach Parks & Recreation Department.Put on your swimsuits and bring out the whole family to enjoy the movie at the pool! The event is free to attend and there will be food and beverages available for purchase. For more information, call 954-480-4426.

Super Dads Breakfast

Saturday, June 16, 9:30 to 11 a.m.

Highlands Community Center

511 NE 44 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Please come and enjoy a yummy breakfast and crafts this morning with your children with a Super Hero themed breakfast. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Wing Warrior Cook-Off

Saturday, June 16, 4 to 7 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

This year’s Wing Warrior Cook-Off will once again feature the infamous Wing Cooking Contest for the community to come out, taste, judge and vote for the People’s Choice Wing Champion! Wing tasting is free to those in attendance! Come out to enjoy the tasty wings, enjoy music and let the children spend the afternoon cooling off on the water slides and bounce houses for free! Cold beverages will also be available for sale by our very own Deerfield Beach Dolphins Competitive Recreation Team to raise funds for their next season! Questions? Call 954-480-4429 or visit www.dfb.city.wingwarrior.

Downtown Drive Car Show

Sunday, June 17, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Mizner Park

327 Plaza Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

More than 100 cars, including antiques, classics, street rods, custom builds, race cars, sports cars, imports, hand-built cars and one-of-a-kind autos from 1900 to present day will line the streets of Mizner Park. Admission is free. Proceeds from car show entry fees and donations benefit Make-A-Wish® Southern Florida.

Gary Goodman’s Comedy Magic & Mind Reading Show

Sunday, June 17, 2 p.m.

Boca Black Box Center for the Arts

8221 Glades Rd., Suite 10

Boca Raton, FL 33498

This illusionist has performed for many celebs and locals in the past and now you can enjoy the magic with dear ol’ dad right here in your own backyard this Father’s Day. General Admission: $20, Kids: $10. For more information, call 561-558-8033 or visit www.BocaBlackBox.com.

Meet… Mingle… Dine… Dance

Wednesday, June 20, 6 p.m.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel

100 Fairway Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Rockin’ in the Tropics” with the Jimmy Stowe Band (Island Music), “Honoring people in the Community” awards, silent auction, cocktail hour with hors d’oeuvres, cash bar and a dinner buffet. Attire is island themed. $70. RSVP by June 15, by e-mailing judithofdfb@gmail.com or elilly707@aol.com or call 561-299-8684.

Business Development Meet & Greet

Wednesday, June 20, 6 to 8 p.m.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The City of Pompano Beach General Services Department is inviting the public to come out and meet with city departments and contractors to learn about upcoming projects, subcontracting opportunities, and how to become a vendor and registered bidder with the City of Pompano Beach. Participants that provide a business card will be entered in a raffle. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call 954-786-4098.

Membership Breakfast

Thursday, June 21, 7:45 to 9 a.m.

The Pompano Beach Woman’s Club

314 NE 2 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Event is hosted by the Pompano Beach Chamber. Cost is $10 with RSVP, $15 at the door and $35 for non-members. To RSVP, visit www.pompanobeachchamber.com. For more information, call 954-941-2940.

Night At The Museum

Thursday, June 21, 6 to 9 p.m.

Sample-McDougald House

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Hosted by the South Florida Club – National Federation of Business and Professional Women (men can come too). Open to the public. $15, which includes light appetizers, beer and wine. Everyone must R.S.V.P. and pay in advance. Call Susan at 954-290-1104 or Lee at 754-307-5446.

Save the Date:

Father Daughter Brunch

Saturday, June 23, 1 to 3 p.m.

Hillsboro Community Center

50 Hillsboro Technology Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Fathers and daughters of all ages are invited to come out and enjoy an afternoon of food, fun and touching messages. $10 for adults, $5 for kids 17 and under. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Brazilian Folks Festival

Saturday, June 23, noon to 10 p.m.

Sunday, June 24, noon to 8 p.m.

Pompano Community Park

NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

A two-day art-based community event that goes on rain or shine. The festival will have live music, Sambala Samba School parade, community folk dances, local music talents performing and a lot of fun activities for kids. Free admission! Vendor booths, marketing sponsorship, and volunteer opportunities available. For more information, visit www.minorityhelp.org.

Comedian Bob Saget performs

Saturday, June 23, 8 p.m.

Seminole Casino Coconut Creek

5550 NW 40 St.

Coconut Creek, FL 33073

Grammy-nominated standup comedian Bob Saget will grace the Pavilion stage at Seminole Casino. Saget is most popularly known for his roles on Full House and Americas Funniest Home Videos television shows. This show is intended for mature audiences only. Tickets: $30/$50/$200. On sale now via Ticketmaster, online at Ticketmaster.com, or by calling 800-653-8000. Pavilion box office will also open at 1 p.m. on the day of the show for on-site ticket purchases and will-call pickup.

ABC Safe Boating Course

Begins Tuesday, June 26, starting at 7 p.m.

Pompano Beach Power Squadron

3701 NE 18 Terr.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

See more info., pg. 8., or call 754-444-1470 or visit www.PompanoSafeBoating.com.

Go on a trip with Deerfield Woman’s Club!

Head out with a bunch of great gals and guys too on an adventure in a motor coach! The first trip will be on July 10 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. to Hutchinson Island. Includes a round trip motor coach, tour of the Elliot Museum and lunch at Kyle G’s on the beach and more. $70. The second trip will be a Tour through Miami on Aug. 14 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Includes round trip on the motor coach (including a tip to the driver and tour guide), a visit to the Holocaust Museum, Little Havana, Coconut Grove, South Beach and to Bayside Marketplace for lunch on your own. $47. RSVP and pay a.s.a.p. To sign up or for more questions, call Sally at 954-427-2175. If no answer, leave a message and she will call you back!

Deerfield beach Pier Cleanup

Saturday, June 16, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Help clean up the beach and under the pier at Dixie Divers annual clean-up event. They need volunteers to dive under the pier and, on land, to pull up the buckets the divers will fill with mono-filament line and lead sinkers, and to co-ordinate the surface onlookers. This is the 13th annual reef cleanup. The City of Deerfield Beach will keep records of the trash weights and different composition. Dixie Divers will be videotaping and creating a DVD for the city and county of those who participate. Registration begins from 7:30 a.m. There are only 90 free spots available in the Main Beach Parking Lot by the fire station (first come, first served). Otherwise, you can pay to park in the pier parking lot or on the street near the beach using a meter. Divers must have a C card or certification number for divers and must sign a liabilty release form before getting in the water. Bring cutting tools (for mono-filament), snips, scissors and a small rake. The dive will be 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. There is a free event T-shirt and goody bag for all volunteers (only if you pre-register online). Bring family members to help clean-up the beach and pier area too. Please contact Dixie Divers at 954-420-0009 for more information.

Stay around because from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., divers will attempt to get a world record for Guinness Book of World Records for the longest underwater human chain. Their goal is 400 divers; the current record (in Italy) is 308 divers. It looks like they already have their 400 people signed up and registration is closed, but you can still sign up and be put on standby and get more info. at www.racersignup.com/world-record-attempt-longest-human-chain-underwater

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Kick Off to Summer

Friday, June 8, 6 to 9 p.m.

Villages of Hillsboro Park Center

4111 NW 6 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Kick off the summer season with an evening full of family-friendly fun, food and entertainment! There will be a huge Beach Ball drop with thousands being released and one special beach ball that will contain a prize. Additionally, there will be a kid zone with interactive activities, including an inflatable paddle boat jungle ride, plus live musical entertainment provided by JM & the Sweets and The Polar Boys. The event and activities are free. Food will be available for purchase from food trucks and local vendors. For more information, call 954-480-4494.

Pineapple Jamboree

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

Sample McDougald House

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

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

Save the Date:

Super Dads Breakfast

Saturday, June 16, 9:30 to 11 a.m.

Highlands Community Center

511 NE 44 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Please come and enjoy a yummy breakfast and crafts this morning with your children with a Super Hero themed breakfast. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Downtown Drive Car Show

Sunday, June 17, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Mizner Park

327 Plaza Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Great way to spend Father’s Day with dad! More than 100 cars, including antiques, classics, street rods, custom builds, race cars, sports cars, imports, hand-built cars and one-of-a-kind autos from 1900 to present day will line the streets of Mizner Park. Admission is free. Proceeds from car show entry fees and donations benefit Make-A-Wish® Southern Florida.

Meet… Mingle… Dine… Dance

Wednesday, June 20, 6 p.m.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel

100 Fairway Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Benefits Deerfield Beach Historical Society. “Rockin’ in the Tropics” with the Jimmy Stowe Band (Island Music). “Honoring people in the Community” awards. Silent auction. Cocktail hour with hors d’oeuvres, cash bar and a scrumptious dinner buffet. The attire is island themed. Cost is $70 per person. RSVP by June 15, by emailing judithofdfb@gmail.com or elilly707@aol.com, or call 561-299-8684.

ABC Safe Boating Course

Begins Tuesday, June 26, starting at 7 p.m.

Pompano Beach Power Squadron

3701 NE 18 Terr.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

See more info., pg. 8., call 754-444-1470 or visit www.PompanoSafeBoating.com.

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What Did the Deep Sea Say by Sara Macel

Through June 26

Bailey Contemporary Arts (BaCA)

41 NE 1 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Bailey Contemporary Arts is proud to present a photography exhibit that takes audiences on a journey of discovery. Photographer Sara Macel set out to discover more about her grandmother’s sojourn to Hollywood, Florida, in the 1940s. With her mother by her side, Macel followed clues from old photos and attempted to reach across space and time to connect with her grandmother and meet her anew. For more information, call 954-284-0141.

District 4 Town Hall Meeting

Thursday, May 31, 7 p.m.

Constitution Park

2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Commissioner Todd Drosky invites all District 4 residents to a Town Hall Meeting. For further information please contact the City Manager’s Office at 954-480-4263 or visit www.Deerfield-Beach.com.

Summer Slam Kick-Off Party

Thursday, May 31, 6 to 9 p.m.

Bru’s Room

235 S. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Kick-Off for the Extreme Kayak Fishing Tournaments. Everyone is invited to come out and join in the fun. Free finger food, music and huge raffle to benefit the Broward Children’s Center. Everyone will have a chance to meet some of the best anglers from around the world. For more information, visit www.extremekayakfishing.com

Gilth Ministries Fellowship & Fun

Saturday, June 2, 2 p.m.

Pioneer Park Pavilion

222 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

An afternoon for those in the community with disabilities. Let’s celebrate differences! Join them for an afternoon of fun, food and fellowship. For more information, contact Sherry at 954-798-6000 or e-mail mail@gilth.com.

DFBee Apiary Grand Opening

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

Central City Campus

401 SW 4 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Come join officials and staff as they welcome Deerfield Beach’s new residents, a giant family of honey bees, to their new home. The city is dedicated to promoting sustainable practices and encouraging the community to do the same. The DFBee Apiary will benefit every family in Deerfield Beach for generations to come. For more information, contact the Department of Sustainable Management at 954-480-4391.

Jazz in the Park

Saturday, June 2, 4 to 8 p.m.

Annie Adderly Gillis Park

601 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd

Pompano Beach, FL 33069

A great night out for family fun. Features live jazz music from the Broward Sheriff’s Office Jazz Band and the Alice Day Band. In between musical acts will be plenty of laughs provided by spoken word performer Rebecca Vaughns. Local food vendors will also be on-hand providing food for purchase. This is a free event and open to the public. For more information, visit www.pompanobeachfl.gov or call 954-786-4111.

Education Advisory Board Meeting

Wednesday, June 6, 7 p.m.

Hillsboro Technology Center

50 Hillsboro Technology Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

For more information, call 954-480-6420 or e-mail sscott@deerfield-beach.com.

Worth the Drive:

Business Resiliency Workshop

Wednesday, June 6, 9 to 11 a.m.

Broward County Emergency Operations Center (EOC)

201 NW 84 Ave., Room 332B

Plantation, FL 33324

Prepare your business for the unexpected. Join them to learn the first step to surviving a natural or man-made disaster by attending this free preparedness workshop for local business owners. Registering is strongly encouraged, visit eventbrite.com. For more information, call 954-357-6400.

Kick Off to Summer

Friday, June 8, 6 to 9 p.m.

Villages of Hillsboro Park Center

4111 NW 6 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Kick off the summer season with an evening full of family-friendly fun, food and entertainment! There will be a huge Beach Ball drop with thousands being released and one special beach ball that will contain a prize. Additionally, there will be a kid zone with interactive activities, including an inflatable paddle boat jungle ride, plus live musical entertainment provided by JM and The Sweets and The Polar Boys. The event and activities are free. Food will be available for purchase from food trucks and local vendors.

For more information, call 954-480-4494.

Save the Date:

ABC Safe Boating Course

Begins Tuesday, June 26, starting at 7 p.m.

Pompano Beach Power Squadron

3701 NE 18 Terr.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

See more information, pg. 16., or call 754-444-1470. www.Pompano SafeBoating.com.

Dixie Divers Summer Scuba plus Camp

Dixie Divers

455 S. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

There are two options available, for students 10 years to 17 years old. For the brand new divers, there is the “Open Water” program (which will be the first level certification) and, for those who have already completed their Open Water, there is the “Advanced Open Water” program (the 2nd level diving certification). Both are $599.

Open Water Program

Session 1: June 4-8

Session 2: June 18-22

Session 3: July 2-6

Session 4: July 16-20

Session 5: July 30–Aug. 3

Advanced Open Water Program

Session 1: June 11-15

Session 2: June 25-29

Session 3: July 9-13

Session 4: July 23-27

Session 5: Aug. 6-10

Camp hours are Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. They will be supplying everything required for the camp, with the exceptions of lunch and personal equipment (mask, snorkel, fins, weight belt, and weights). For more information, call 954-420-0009.

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Chair Yoga classes

The Center for Active Aging

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Seeking to transform your health and decrease stress? Join one of Chair Yoga classes.

They have Sit N’ Fit Chair Yoga on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. They also have Chair Yoga for Young at Heart Seniors on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 10:45 to 11:30 a.m. For information please contact the Health Support Office at 954-480-4446.

These Eyes: A Retrospective Exhibition”

Through May 26

Ali Cultural Arts Center

353 MLK Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Multi-media artist Niki Lopez uses art as a catharsis to deal with past traumas in this recent exhibition. Niki, who is known for her “What’s Your Elephant?” series, grew up in a cult and suffered sexual abuse as a child. She hopes bringing issues such as her own traumas to the forefront will help others face their own challenges. This is one aspect of her exhibition. Free. For more information on Ali Arts, call 954-786-7876 or visit www.aliarts.org.

Erin Leigh, Solo Exhibition

Through May 26

Bailey Contemporary Arts (BaCA)

41 NE 1 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

A picture is worth a thousand words” describes well Erin Leigh’s use of oil pastels and acrylic paints to communicate the therapeutic process of gaining freedom from Human Trafficking. A self-taught artist, Erin began using oil pastels as a hands-on means of dealing with trauma. For more information, call 954-284-0141.

Lotos Music Festival

Sunday, May, 27, 4 p.m.

Mizner Park Amphitheater

Boca Raton, FL 33432

The 4th Annual LOTOS Music Festival, bringing Music Icons together for its biggest line up yet. Go and see Cypress Hill with Mixmaster Mike, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Everlast, Inner Circle, Slick Rick, The Pharcyde, 2 Live Crew, Rhymin’ -N- Stealin’ and The Original Beastie Boys Tribute Band. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.lotosmusicfest.com.

Relay For Life Committee Rally

Tuesday, May 29, 6:30 to 8 p.m.

50 Technology Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 3344

Want the opportunity to make a huge impact on your community? Take on a larger role with Relay for Life of NE Broward. Benefits the communities of Deerfield, Pompano, Hillsboro and Lighthouse point. For more information, call 954-420-0084.

Save the Date: Jazz in the Park

Saturday, June 2, 4 to 8 p.m.

Annie Adderly Gillis Park

601 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33069

The event will feature live Jazz music from the Broward Sheriff’s Office Jazz Band as well as the Alice Day Band. In between musical acts will be plenty of laughs provided by spoken word performer Rebecca Vaughns. Local food vendors will also be on-hand providing food for purchase. This is a free event and open to the public. For more information, visit www.pompanobeachfl.gov or call 954-786-4111.

Dixie Divers Summer Scuba plus Camp

Dixie Divers

455 S. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

There are two options available for students 10 years to 17 years old: for the brand new divers, there is the “Open Water” program (which will be the first level certification) and for those who have already completed their Jr. Open Water/Open Water, there is the “Advanced Open Water” program (the 2nd level diving certification). Both are $599.

Open Water Program.

Session 1: June 4 – 8.

Session 2: June 18 – 22.

Session 3: July 2- 6.

Session 4: July 16 – 20. • Session 5: July 30 – Aug. 3.

Advanced Open Water Program.

Session 1: June 11 – 15.

Session 2: June 25 – 29.

Session 3: July 9 – 13.

Session 4: July 23 – 27. • Session 5: Aug. 6 – 10.

The camp hours are Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. They will be supplying everything required for the camp with the exceptions of lunch and personal equipment (mask, snorkel, fins, weight belt and weights). For more information, call 954-420-0009.

Memorial day celebrations

Lighthouse Point

Heroes Memorial Shrine

Saturday, May 26, 9 a.m.

Frank McDonough Park

3500 NE 27 Ave.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Official dedication of memorial shrine first recognized during Keepers Day. Join them for a ceremony to honor not only our fallen heroes but all the men and women who continue to protect and serve.

Pompano Beach

Memorial Day Parade

Monday, May 28, 11 a.m.

Begins at corner of SE 23 Avenue & Atlantic Boulevard and ends in service at Pompano Beach Cemetery (400 SE 23 Ave.) Activities include prayer service, rifle salute and youth groups. For information, call 954-873-6462.

Boca Raton

Memorial Day Ceremony

Monday, May 28, 9 to 10 a.m.

Boca Raton Cemetery

449 SW 4 Ave.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Featuring veteran groups, city officials, music by the Ft. Lauderdale Highlanders, drills by Boca Raton Community High School NJROTC, and the Boca Raton Police and Fire Honor Guard. For more information, call 561-367-7073.

Memorial Day Concert

Monday, May 28, 6 to 9 p.m.

Mizner Park Amphitheater

590 Plaza Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Enjoy a concert in the park by The Helmsmen Band and The Shane Duncan Band, plus food trucks and a beer garden featuring local breweries. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Blankets and chairs are welcome at this free event; chairs will also be available to rent for $5 (free for veterans). No coolers or outside alcoholic beverages permitted. The event is rain or shine. For more information, please call 561-393-7807.

Memorial Day Show

Monday, May 28, 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Boca Resto Lounge

3360 N. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Join them to honor and celebrate the American soldiers who have lost their lives. Performers will include Susan Ashley, Jamie Ellen and Gary Lawrence. One bottle of beer or one glass of wine free for veterans. Reservations are strongly suggested; call 561-430-5639.

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Royal Casino

Friday, May 18, 7 p.m.

Waterstone Resort

999 E. Camino Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

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

Ocean Brews & Blues Festival

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

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

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

Alexis Arnold performs

Saturday, May 19, 8 p.m.

The Wick Theatre

7901 N. Federal Hwy,

Boca Raton, FL 33487

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

Especially For Kids event

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

Sugar Sand Park

300 S. Military Tr.

Boca Raton, FL 33486

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

Spike Out Stroke Day

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

Broward Health North

201 E. Sample Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

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

Celebrate Shavuot

Sunday, May 20, 4 p.m.

Chabad of Deerfield Beach

Century Plaza

1874 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

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

Save The Date:

Pineapple Jamboree

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

Sample McDougald House

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

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

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