HAPPENINGS

Posted on 20 September 2018 by LeslieM

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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Posted on 13 September 2018 by LeslieM

Fire Assessment Hearing

Thursday, Sep. 13, 9:30 a.m.

City Commission Chambers

City Hall Complex

150 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Kiwanis Club 8th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Friday, Sept. 14, noon

Boca Dunes Golf & Country Club

1400 SW 65 Ave.

Boca Raton, FL 33428

Registration starts at noon, T-Off will be at 1 p.m. followed by an awards dinner, auction, $5000 50/50 raffle and much more. Your play in the tournament will help Kiwanis continue to give back to the community in the form of scholarships, BSO/PAL programs, books and reading rooms, and more. For tournament info. and registration forms or, if you need additional information, call Henry at 954-242-6083.

Pompano Commission Meeting

– Budget Hearings

Friday, Sep. 14, 5:15 p.m.

City Commission Chambers

100 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The Pompano Beach City Commission will be holding two Special Commission Meetings for the purpose of Budget Hearings. The Budget Hearings will formally adopt the proposed Millage Rates and Budgets for fiscal year 2018/2019. The next meeting will be Friday, Sept. 21 at 5:15 p.m.

Jr. Anglers Day

Saturday, Sept. 15, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

International Fishing Pier

200 NE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Join the city for the 3rd Annual Deerfield Beach Jr. Anglers Day. A family fun-filled fishing event with fishing clinics, goodie bait buckets, arts & crafts, face painting, fishing and much more! Event is free. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

33rd Annual International Coastal Cleanup

Saturday, Sept. 15, 9 a.m. to noon.

Chickee Hut across from Fire Station

71 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33990

Volunteers will gather in Deerfield Beach from 8:30 a.m. and 9 a.m. for check-in. The first 100 participants will receive parking passes that will last for the duration of the event. Materials including gloves, bags and water will be provided. To register for this year’s event, email coastalcleanup@broward.org. Please include your name, contact information, organization, site at which you wish to participate and number of attendees. Nearly 200 volunteers came out to the Deerfield Beach site last year. Let’s gather as a community and make this the biggest coastal cleanup yet! For more information, call 954-519-1218.

Hispanic Heritage Month Concert

Saturday, Sept. 15, 2 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Percy White Library

837 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

A free concert starring Mariachis Voces de America. They are known for performing at the Fontainebleau, the Jackie Gleason Theater, Broward Center for the Performing Arts and Viva Broward!

Haitian Heritage Celebration 2018

Saturday, Sept. 15, 4 to 10 p.m.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Haiti was the first Caribbean country to gain its independence from colonialism. It was once the richest country in the Western Hemisphere. Although the wealth of the country is gone, the richness remains in its people; and that is what we want to celebrate! ALL are welcome at this unique venue of education, arts, music, dance and food, and there will be an awards ceremony. It is a family event with a special section for children ages 5 and up. Free & open to the public. Limited seating. To R.S.V.P., visit www.ccpompano.org/events.

Save the Date:

Kiwanis Fundraiser Breakfast

Saturday, Sept. 22, 8:30 a.m. 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. $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.

GET FIT’

Center for Active Aging

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Have fun and meet new people. Senior friendly fitness classes for adults aged 60 years and up.

Strength & Stretch every Monday with Cindy Sawadogo, 1:30 – 2:15 p.m.

Posture & Core every Monday with Cindy Sawadogo, 2:15 – 3 p.m.

Yoga Lite with Laura Newman every Monday,
3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Enhance Fitness® Program with Julie Dinnard every Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 10-11 a.m.

Zumba Gold with Ayheza Newell, every Tuesday
& Thursday 12–1 p.m.

Senior Aqua Movement every Tuesday and Thursday
at the DFB Aquatic Center, 1 – 2:30 p.m.

For more information, please call the Center for Active Aging at 954-480-4447.

Zumba Gold Fitness Classes for seniors

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 to 9:45 a.m.

Shall We Dance Studio

2nd floor, Room 2 to 6

600 S. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

This class is a fun, low-impact workout designed for seniors. Improve your flexibility, focus and overall movement. For more information, call Angel at 954-224-0886.

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Posted on 05 September 2018 by LeslieM

Grand Opening of

52 DFB Historical Moments” exhibit

Friday, Sept. 7, 5 to 8 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

See large photos of Deerfield moments in history. Live entertainment, wine & cheese. Free entrance; optional donations and purchases.

Shining Stars

Friday, Sept. 7, noon to 2 p.m.

Ft. Lauderdale Marriott Resort & Spa

1200 N. Ocean Blvd,

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

During the event, honorees will be featured in an ongoing video, telling their own story, each will receive a trophy and a souvenir program. This year’s honorees are (founders award) The John Good Family, (Stewart Kester award) Tom & Lee Waldo, (business man of the year) Soma Kasam, (business woman of the year) Gloria Jacaruso and (shining lights of the community) Pat Anderson, Tim Hernandez, Anthony Caggiano, Mark Petratis, Ryan Paton, Fred and Sherry MacLean, Carol Ebert and Avis Proctor. Among the “special guests” this year will be several WWII veterans and, to honor them, the Marine Corps League Intracoastal Detachment #1058 will perform the Presentation of the Colors, lead into the Pledge of Allegiance with a special salute’ to these heroes and then join them for lunch! Tickets are $55 per person and includes lunch. For info., contact, Connie Davis at 954-941-2940 or cdavis@pompanobeachchamber.com. Tickets and table sponsorships may be purchased in advance, online at www.pompanobeachchamber.com.

Movies on the Lawn — Matilda

Friday, Sep. 7, 8 p.m.

Great Lawn

20-98 N. Pompano Beach Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

The City of Pompano Beach Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department invites everyone to bring their lawn chairs, blankets and picnics, and come enjoy a featured presentation under the stars. Movies on the Lawn are held on the first Friday of every month at the Great Lawn located at the intersection of Atlantic Boulevard and Pompano Beach Boulevard. This is a free, family friendly event. Due to daylight savings time, the movie will begin at 8 p.m. Next month’s movie will be Oct. 5 – Space Jam. For more information, call 954-786-4111 or visit the city’s website at www.pompanobeachfl.gov.

7th Annual Brazilian Beat

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

Mizner Park Amphitheater

590 Plaza Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Celebrate Brazilian Independence Day with the city of Boca Raton. This free event brings together the art of music and dance in one mesmerizing evening. Get your groove on and be a part of this dazzling official celebration of Brazilian Independence. Live music, street dancing, including costumed dancers in a Rio-style parade by the SambaLa Samba School, a Capoeira circle, samba drummers a Zumba showcase, and savory Brazilian cuisine and cocktails, will make for a most memorable festival.

Sunday Matinee Music Series

Begins Sunday, Sep. 9, 3 to 4 p.m.

Boca Raton Library

400 NW 2 Ave.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

The Friends of the Boca Raton Library will host Sunday Matinee Music Series for 2018-2019. This Sunday will feature Preservation Road Band with Dr. Robert Watson, followed by a concert on the 1st Sunday of each month from September 2018 to April 2019. A wide variety of performers featuring every genre of music are scheduled for the one-hour free concerts. Other scheduled concerts will take place on Oct. 7, Nov. 18, Dec. 2, Jan. 6, Feb. 3, March 3 and April 7. Reservations are required. Visit www.bocalibrary.org or call 561-807-7141.

District 4 Town Hall Meeting

Wednesday, Sep. 12, 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.

Save the Date:

Kiwanis Club 8th Annual Charity
Golf Tournament

Friday, Sept. 14, noon

Boca Dunes Golf & Country Club

1400 SW 65 Ave.

Boca Raton, FL 33428

Registration starts at noon, T-Off will be at 1 p.m. followed by an awards dinner, auction, $5000 50/50 raffle and much more. Your play in the tournament will help Kiwanis continue to give back to the community in the form of scholarships, BSO/PAL programs, books and reading rooms, and more. For tournament info. and registration forms or, if you need additional information, call Henry at 954-242-6083.

Special Commission Meeting

Budget Hearings

Friday, Sep. 14, 5:15 p.m.

City Commission Chambers

100 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The Pompano Beach City Commission will be holding two Special Commission Meetings for the purpose of Budget Hearings. The hearings will formally adopt the proposed Millage Rates and Budgets for fiscal year 2018/2019. The next meeting will be Friday, Sept. 21 at 5:15 p.m.

Jr. Anglers Day

Saturday, Sept. 15, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

International Fishing Pier

200 NE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Join the city for the 3rd Annual Deerfield Beach Jr. Anglers Day. A family fun-filled fishing event with fishing clinics, goody bait buckets, arts & crafts, face painting, fishing and much more! Event is free. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Zumba Gold Fitness Classes for Seniors

Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 9 to 9:45 a.m.

Shall We Dance Studio

2nd floor, Room 2 to 6

600 S. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

This class is a fun, low-impact workout designed for seniors. Improve your flexibility, focus and overall movement. For more information, call Angel at 954-224-0886.

WANTED: Arboretum Tour Guides

One of the best ways to volunteer at the Arboretum is to become a tour guide, which are the ambassadors to the Arboretum. To become a guide, you don’t need any special training or knowledge, only enthusiasm. We will teach you what you need and show you where to attain even more knowledge. You will gain a basic knowledge of horticulture, be able to identify dozens of different trees and plants, get a better understanding of the natural world around us and feel good about serving your community. If you want to become an Arboretum tour guide or volunteer in any other way, please email me at jerry@treezoo.com.

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When a Baby Cries

Wednesday, Aug. 29 to Sunday, Sept. 2, 2 & 7 p.m.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The Pompano Beach Cultural Center is proud to present When a Baby Cries by Herman LeVern Jones’ TheatreSouth. The play, written by Benita Alane Cornick, is about the redemptive power of new life, and is part of the company’s new playwright series which shines the spotlight on emerging talent. Tickets are $28 and can be purchased at www.ccpompano.org. For more information, visit www.theatresouth.net.

District 4 Saturday Office Hours

Saturday, Sep. 1, 10 a.m. to noon

City Hall

150 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

District 4 Commissioner Todd Drosky is happy to host Saturday office hours. 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.

Save the Date:

Grand Opening of “52 DFB Historical Moments” exhibit

Friday, Sept. 7, 5 to 8 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Live entertainment, wine & cheese. Free entrance; optional donations and purchases.

Shining Stars

Friday, Sept. 7, noon to 2 p.m.

Ft. Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Resort & Spa

1200 N. Ocean Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

During the event, honorees will be featured in an ongoing video, telling their own story, each will receive a trophy and a souvenir program. This year’s honoree’s are (founders award) The John Good Family, (Stewart Kester award) Tom & Lee Waldo, (business man of the year) Soma Kasam, (business woman of the year) Gloria Jacaruso and (shining lights of the community) Pat Anderson, Tim Hernandez, Anthony Caggiano, Mark Petratis, Ryan Paton, Fred and Sherry MacLean, Carol Ebert and Avis Proctor. Among the “special guests” this year will be several WWII veterans and, to honor them, the Marine Corps League Intracoastal Detachment #1058 will perform the Presentation of the Colors, lead into the Pledge of Allegiance with a special salute’ to these Heroes and then join them for lunch! Tickets are $55 per person and includes lunch. For info., contact, Connie Davis at 954-941-2940 or cdavis@pompanobeachchamber.com. Tickets and table sponsorships may be purchased in advance, online at www.pompanobeachchamber.com.

Movies on the Lawn — Matilda

Friday, Sep. 7, 8 p.m.

Great Lawn

20-98 N. Pompano Beach Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

The City of Pompano Beach Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department invites everyone to bring their lawn chairs, blankets and picnics and come enjoy a featured presentation under the stars. Movies on the Lawn are held on the first Friday of every month at the Great Lawn located at the intersection of Atlantic Boulevard and Pompano Beach Boulevard. This is a free, family friendly event. Due to daylight savings time, the movie will begin at 8 p.m. Next month’s movie will be Oct. 5 – Space Jam. For more information, call 954-786-4111 or visit the City’s website at www.pompanobeachfl.gov.

7th Annual Brazilian Beat

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

Mizner Park Amphitheater

590 Plaza Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Celebrate Brazilian Independence Day with the city of Boca Raton. This free event brings together the art of music and dance in one mesmerizing evening. Get your groove on and be a part of this dazzling official celebration of Brazilian Independence. Live music, street dancing, including costumed dancers in a Rio-style parade by the Samba La Samba School, a Capoeira circle, samba drummers a Zumba showcase and savory Brazilian cuisine, and cocktails, will make for a most memorable festival.

Kiwanis Club 8th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Friday, Sept. 14, noon

Boca Dunes Golf & Country Club

1400 SW 65 Ave.

Boca Raton, FL 33428

Registration starts at noon, T-Off will be at 1 p.m. followed by an awards dinner, auction, $5000 50/50 raffle and much more. Your play in the tournament will help Kiwanis continue to give back to the community in the form of scholarships, BSO/PAL programs, books and reading rooms and more. For tournament info. and registration forms or, if you need additional information, call Henry at 954-242-6083.

Habitat for Humanity
Open Enrollment

Be a Habitat Homeowner! They will be accepting applications between Sept. 5 through the 19. Low, affordable and interest-free mortgage payments! Qualification Requirements: Must be first-time homebuyer, U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S., current Broward County resident (12+ months). Must attend mandatory educational workshops, make a $2,000 cash down-payment, complete 300 sweat equity hours, demonstrate a need for affordable housing and fall within the income guidelines. To apply online, visit www.habitatbroward.org

9/11: A Day for Honoring Our Heroes

A Recognition and Remembrance Ceremony

Monday, Sept. 10, 7 p.m.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 SW 1 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The City of Pompano Beach Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department invites you to a night of remembrance, recognition and celebration. This event will feature guest speakers, musicians and a special performance by the Ft. Lauderdale Symphonic Winds 65-piece band. Admission is free; however, space is limited. Please pick up a ticket to secure your seat. They are available on a first come, first served basis from the Emma Lou Olson Civic Center, Herb Skolnick Community Center or the E. Pat Larkins Community Center. For more information call 954-786-4111 or visit the city’s website at www.pompanobeachfl.gov.

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Authors & Autographs

Saturday, Aug. 25, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free, donations accepted. Come meet authors and find a new book to read! Authors looking to participate, sign up by emailing judithofdfb@gmail.com or elilly707@aol.com.

Festival Marine Market

Saturday, Aug. 25, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 26, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Festival Flea Market

2900 W. Sample Rd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33069

There will be plenty of nautical items for sale, including items like boats, kayaks, paddle boards, accessories, fishing gear, SCUBA gear, artwork, clothing, tools, coolers, upholstery, marine electronics and more. Fishing Derby in lake behind the mall for gift certificate prizes too! Info: https://shopfestival.com/events/marine-market.

Back to School Bash

Sunday, Aug. 26, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

First Presbyterian Church “The Pink Church”

2331 NE 26 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

The Annual Blessing of the Teachers and Students followed by a Back to School Bash with lunch, games, scavenger hunts, raffles and a dance party.

Rick Springfield concert

Tuesday, Aug. 28, 7 p.m.

Pompano Beach Amphitheatre

1806 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

With Loverboy, Greg Kihn and Tommy Tutone. To purchase tickets and for more information, visit www.pbamp.com. Tickets can also be purchased, with reduced fees, at the box office inside the Pompano Beach Cultural Center, 50 W. Atlantic Blvd., Pompano Beach. (Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.)

Community Redevelopment

Agency Meeting

Wednesday, Aug. 29, 6:30 p.m.

City Commission Chambers

City Hall Complex

150 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

For additional information on the agenda items for the meeting, call 954-480-4262.

DB Commission Meeting

Wednesday, Aug. 29, 7 p.m.

City Commission Chambers

City Hall Complex

150 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

[Note: Plastic straw issue is on the agenda. See more agenda items at www.deerfield-beach.com under Government, City Commission, Meetings & Agendas].

When a Baby Cries

Wednesday, Aug. 29 to Sunday, Sept. 2, 2 & 7 p.m.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The Pompano Beach Cultural Center is proud to present When a Baby Cries by Herman LeVern Jones’ TheatreSouth. The play, written by Benita Alane Cornick, is about the redemptive power of new life, and is part of the company’s new playwright series which shines the spotlight on emerging talent. Tickets are $28 and can be purchased at www.ccpompano.org. For more information, visit www.theatresouth.net.

Save the Date:

Grand Opening of

52 DFB Historical Moments” exhibit

Friday, Sept. 7, 5 to 8 p.m.

Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Live entertainment, wine & cheese. Free entrance; optional donations and purchases.

Kiwanis Club 8th Annual Charity

Golf Tournament

Friday, Sept. 14, noon

Boca Dunes Golf & Country Club

1400 SW 65 Ave.

Boca Raton, FL 33428

Registration starts at noon, T-Off will be at 1 p.m. followed by an awards dinner, auction, $5000 50/50 raffle and much more. Your play in the tournament will help Kiwanis continue to give back to the community in the form of scholarships, BSO/PAL programs, books and reading rooms and more. For tournament info. and registration forms or, if you need additional information, call Henry at 954-242-6083.

Pompano Beach Sr. High School
Reunion —
Class of 1968

Sept 28-30

Info: E-mail Cherryl.Cook1050@att.net.

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Big Buck Music Fest

Saturday, Aug. 18, 4 to 9 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

See Busta Rhymes and OT Genasis perform. There also will be a kid’s zone, and food and beverage options. See more on Page 3.

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.

Cultural Committee Meeting

Monday, Aug. 20, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Central City Campus

401 SW 4 St., Bldg. A

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

All interested persons are urged to attend the Cultural Affairs Committee meeting, send a representative, or express their views by letter. Any person requiring auxiliary aids and services at this meeting may contact the City Clerk’s Office at 954-480-4213 at least 24 hours prior to the meeting. 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.

August Authors & Autographs”

Saturday, Aug. 25, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Looking for 30+ local authors to sell and autograph your books. Bring your own table and promotional materials. Free to participate; donations accepted. To sign up to participate, email judithofdfb@gmail.com or elilly707@aol.com.

Back to School Bash

Sunday, Aug. 26, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

First Presbyterian Church “The Pink Church”

2331 NE 26 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

The Annual Blessing of the Teachers and Students followed by a Back to School Bash with lunch, games, scavenger hunts, raffles and a dance party.

Save the Date:

Grand Opening of “52 DFB Historical Moments” Exhibit

Friday, Sep. 7, 5 to 8 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Live entertainment, wine & cheese. Free entrance; optional donations and purchases.

DB Kiwanis Club Golf Tournament

Friday, Sept. 14, Noon

Boca Dunes Golf & Country Club

1400 SW 65 Ave.

Boca Raton, FL 33428

Registration starts at noon, T-Off will be at 1 p.m. followed by an awards dinner, auction, $5000 50/50 raffle and much more. Your play in the tournament will help Kiwanis continue to give back to the community in the form of scholarships, BSO/PAL programs, books and reading rooms and more. For tournament info. and registration forms or if you need additional information, call Henry at 954-242-6083.

Save the Date:

Taste of Shipwreck Park

Saturday, Aug. 25, 6 to 9 p.m.

Sample-McDougald House Museum

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Snorklers and divers will head out early in the morning for the 1st Annual Pompano Beach Lionfish Derby from Hillsboro Inlet, Alsdorf Park and the Sands Marina. Next, they’ll bring their catch back to be cooked up by expert chefs from over 15 local restaurants, who will compete in a culinary competition! In addition to great food, there will be a 50/50 raffle, door prizes, music, a cash bar and more. Come sample delicious dishes from destructive fishes! Find out how to register for derby and more about the culinary event at www.samplemcdougald.org/category/upcoming-events/.

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Pre-school Open House

Thursday, Aug. 9, 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Center for Active Aging

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Tour the classroom and meet the staff. They have certified staff, low teacher/child ratio, art & music, a computer lab, developmentally appropriate curriculum and a nurse on the premises. There will be refreshments and free babysitting. For more information, call 954-480-4473.

Splash in Space

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

Splash Adventure

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Activities include games, movies, Splash Water Park time, bounce house and prizes. Fee is $6/person (plus sales tax). Ages 12 months and under admitted free. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. For more information, call 954-357-5100.

Dive-in Movies — Coco

Friday, Aug. 10, 8 p.m.

Houston/Sworn Pool at Mitchell Moore Park

901 NW 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The City of Pompano Beach Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department invites you to cool off with a dip in the pool while you enjoy a featured flick. This is a free event. Snacks and refreshments will be available. For more information, call 954-786-4116

Save The Date:

Back To School Free Giveaway

Saturday, Aug. 18 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

First Zion Missionary Baptist Church

125 SW 1 Ct.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free hair up-do’s for girls, haircuts for boys, free backpacks and free physicals. There will be free food and drinks. Event is sponsored by Wayne Barton.

B’nai B’rith Tenants 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.

Back to School Bash

Sunday, Aug. 26, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

First Presbyterian Church “The Pink Church”

2331 NE 26 Ave,

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

The Annual Blessing of the Teachers and Students followed by a Back to School Bash with lunch, games, scavenger hunts, raffles and a dance party.

Kiwanis Club 8th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Friday, Sept. 14, Noon

Boca Dunes Golf & Country Club

1400 SW 65 Ave.

Boca Raton, FL 33428

Registration starts at noon, T-Off will be at 1 p.m. followed by an awards dinner, auction, $5000 50/50 raffle and much more. Your play in the tournament will help Kiwanis continue to give back to the community in the form of scholarships, BSO/PAL programs, books and reading rooms and more. For tournament info. and registration forms, or if you need additional information, call Henry at 954-242-6083.

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O.A.R. with Special Guest Matt Nathanson

Friday, Aug. 3, 7 p.m.

The Amp (Pompano Beach Amphitheater)

1806 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, Florida 33060

AEG Presents is proud to welcome O.A.R. to the Pompano Beach Amp with special guest Matt Nathanson. With close to 2 million albums and more than 2 million concert tickets sold, including two sold-out shows at New York City’s Madison Square Garden and Red Rocks Amphitheater in Colorado, O.A.R is planning another exciting summer tour. The band just released their brand new single “Just like Paradise” via Stem, which will be available on all digital platforms. The AMP has a box office inside the Pompano Beach Cultural Center, located at 50 W. Atlantic Blvd. Hours: Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The day of concert the AMP’s onsite box office opens at noon. Tickets are $35.50-$65. For more information, call 561-223-7231.

Broward’s Back to School Community Extravaganza

Saturday, Aug. 4, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Blanche Ely High School

1201 NW 6 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

This Community Extravaganza/ Crockett Foundation Community Health Festival offers free immunizations for kids. In addition, each child present will receive one backpack filled with school supplies, reading books, a pair of shoes, and other goodies while supplies last. Parents can sign their child up for Florida Kidcare, as well as free and reduced lunches. For immunizations, please bring a copy of immunization records, parent’s ID and proof of address. For more information, call 954-377-1000, Monday through Friday.

Guided Butler House Tours

Saturday, Aug 4, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Alice B at Pioneer Grove” Gift Shop Open. Free tours, donations accepted. Event will continue on Saturday, Aug 11 and Saturday, Aug 18.

Dive in Movies — Coco

Friday, Aug. 10, 8 p.m.

Houston/Sworn Pool at Mitchell Moore Park

901 NW 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The City of Pompano Beach Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department invites you to cool off with a dip in the pool while you enjoy a featured flick. This is a free event. Snacks and refreshments will be available. For more information, call 954-786-4116.

Worth the Drive:

Hiroshima Remembrance Day

Saturday, Aug. 4, 2 to 4 p.m.

Pompey Park

1101 NW 2 St.

Delray Beach, FL 33444

You and kids 8 years old and older are invited to fold Origami Peace Cranes (they’ll take you step by step). You’ll also learn more about Nuclear War through the story of a young Japanese girl named Sadako.

Save the Date:

B’nai B’rith Tenants 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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Paper Mache Pots Workshop

Saturday, July 28, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Bailey Contemporary Arts

41 NE 1 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

This workshop will show the basics of Paper Mache. Give old magazines, junk mail and other unwanted papers a new lease on life. Transform simple materials into functional works of art. An optional workshop the following Saturday, Aug. 4, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., will teach how to hand paint your bowls or pots made the previous week. (Paper Mache needs multiple days to dry before it can be painted). The class includes all materials and no experience is necessary. Space available for 12 students. Ages 16+. $30.

Neighborhood Brunch

Sunday, July 29, 11:15 a.m.

Saint Peter’s Anglican Church

1416 SE 2 Terr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Meet our neighbors! All are invited. Sundays: Worship Service; Adult and Youth Bible Studies. Wednesdays: Morning Prayer. Monthly: Book Club; Inquirer’s Club; Healing Service. For more information, call 954-695-0336.

Florida Panthers Reading Tour

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

Deerfield Beach Percy White Library

837 E. Hillsboro Blvd.,

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

A representative from the Florida Panthers will be reading to kids. Outside, there will also be a video game truck, cornhole, giant Jenga, and a prize wheel and giveaways, as well as their inflatable slapshot. For more information, visit www.floridapanthers.com/readingtour.

Palm Aire Farmer’s Market

Tuesday, July 31, 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. There will be fruits & vegetables, as well as multicultural cuisines like Indian, Greek, Venezuelan and BBQ. There will also be soups, organics, street foods, local honeys & more! For more information, call 954-786-4590.

Save the Date:

District 4 Saturday Office Hours

Saturday, Aug. 4, 10 a.m. to noon

City Hall

150 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

District 4 Commissioner, Todd 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.

Guided Butler House Tours

Saturday, Aug 4, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free tours, donations accepted. Also Aug 11 & 18.

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.

Upcoming Reunions:

Pompano Beach Sr. High School

Class of ‘68 Golden 50th Reunion Weekend

Sept. 28-30

For info., e-mail cherryl.cook1050@att.net

DBHS class of 1988 30th reunion

Oct. 12 & 13

For more info., visit www.payit2.com/fees?v=2 or e-mail dbhs1988@gmail.com.

Poster Contest — Seeking artists

The City of Deerfield Beach is looking for artists to design this year’s 39th Annual Festival of the Arts poster. This year’s theme is The Beach & Deerfield Beach Pier. The format should be 24 x 36 in. The poster art can be submitted to specialeventsDFB@gmail.com. Include name, phone number, e-mail address and type of medium used. Deadline is Aug. 17.

Boca Raton Summer Series

Mizner Park Amphitheater

590 Plaza Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Doors open one hour before each concert. Blankets and chairs are welcome. Chairs will also be available to rent for $5 (cash only). Food and beverages will be available to purchase inside the venue. No outside food or beverages are allowed. All shows are rain or shine. Attendees are encouraged to walk, bike, car pool and use free parking at City Hall and the Boca Raton Library. Events are free and open to the public.

Dreams: Crystal Visions — Fleetwood Mac Tribute

Friday, July 27, 8 p.m.

At 7 p.m., the Shindig Band will also perform.

Purple Madness — Prince Tribute

Friday, Aug. 3, 8 p.m.

Turnstiles — Billy Joel Tribute

Friday, Aug. 10, 8 p.m.

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Marine Advisory Board Meeting

Thursday, July 19, 6 to 7 p.m.

City Commission Chambers

City Hall

150 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Deerfield Beach’s Mayor and City 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 commission.

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.

Pompano Pier Food Truck Round Up

Friday, July 20, 6 to 10 p.m.

Pompano Beach Fishing Pier

222 N. Pompano Beach Blvd.

Pompano Beach, Florida 33062

Come join the city for an evening of Food Trucks, music and fun! They encourage everyone to bring their blankets and folding chairs since seating is limited. Great entertainment, full bar. For more information, call 954-786-7824.

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

Celebrate Parks Month

Saturday, July 21, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Villages of Hillsboro

4111 NW 6 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Free event with live entertainment, bounce houses, games and more. (If you have been utilizing your Parks & Rec Passport throughout the month, bring it complete with punches to get cool prizes). More info: www.deerfield-beach.com/parksmonth.

Pompano Tree Giveaway

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

City of Pompano Beach Nursery

1190 NE 3 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

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. (See more, pg. 9)

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.

8th Annual Family Night

Tuesday, July 24, 4 to 8 p.m.

Duffy’s Sports Grill

401 N. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Invite your family, friends, neighbors and co-workers to Duffy’s in Deerfield Beach for an evening out. Eat, drink and have fun. Ten percent of the evening proceeds will benefit the Center for Active Aging. Meet the staff, and learn about their services and programs. Find out about volunteer opportunities. Win a door prize. For more information, call 954-480-4449.

Tuesday Night Beach Dances

Tuesday, July 24, 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 at the Main Beach Parking Lot located at 149 SE 21 Ave., just south of Hillsboro Boulevard at the ocean. Wear your dancing shoes and bring your beach chair for a fun evening under the stars. For information, call 954-480-4429.

Relay For Life Committee Rally

Tuesday, July 24, 6 to 8 p.m.

Hillsboro Community Center

50 Hillsboro Technology Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Looking for teams and survivors. Find out more about this popular upcoming event that honors those who have survived Cancer and gives back to the American Cancer Society. For more information, call 954-420-0084.

Walk on Water” Saltwater Fishing Tournament

Friday, July 20 to Saturday, July 21

The 2018 Saint Coleman’s Men’s Club “Walk on Water” Saltwater Fishing Tournament is a family-oriented event that encourages everyone to enjoy a great day on the water while helping out our local community. The event benefits the Special Olympics of broward County.

The Captains’ Meeting and Kick-off Party, will be held on Friday, July 20 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Saint Coleman’s Parish Hall, 1200 S. Federal Hwy., in Pompano Beach. Fishing day will be Saturday, July 21 starting at 7 a.m. and weigh-ins will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Alsdorf Boat Ramp, 2901 NE 14 St. in Pompano Beach.

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