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Posted on 23 April 2015 by L.Moore

DBICA meeting

Thursday, April 23, 7 p.m.

Community Presbyterian Church, 1920 SE 4 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Guest speaker: Jim “Chiefy” Mathie. Topics include: Nautical Destination Plan, “Nautical Views,” City ofDeerfield Beach Hot Spots, Fox Sports “Anglers and Appetites” show. www.DBICA.net.

Pompano Beach Seafood Festival

Friday, April 24 through Sunday, April 26

Pompano Beach Fishing Pier, 222 N. Pompano Beach Blvd., Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Fun, food and music on the beach. Hours: April 24, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.; April 25, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and April 26, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets: $15; children 12 and under are free. See Pg. 1 & 7 for more info.

Spring Yard & Plant Sale

Friday, April 24, 8 a.m. Saturday, April 25, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

First Christian Church Day School, Church Fellowship Hall, 1860 NE 39 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Plants grown by the children will be for sale. Vintage toys, books, clothes and household items in the school’s Natural Environment Play Yard.

The Forgiven

Saturday, April 25, 2 to 6 p.m.

Church of the Living God, 176 SW 6 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free Event hosted by Pastor, Elder Dennis Fulmore. Featuring music by: T-Dogg and local Choirs. Raffles, Bounce House, Horseshoes. Food, drinks available for purchase. 954-478-9890.

Annual backyard ‘garage’ sale”

Sunday, April 26, noon to 5 p.m.

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

Join community garage sale by bringing your own stuff to sell (pay only $20 for table and two chairs) or come to find some good deals and buy! Proceeds benefit Deerfield Beach Historical Society. Anyone interested in being a seller may call 561-299-8684 or email elilly707@aol.com for information. Free guided tours of Historic Butler House at various times during the afternoon. Gift basket drawing. Live musical entertainment.

Dixieland Jazz

Sunday, April 26 1to 4 p.m.

Pompano Elks Lodge, 700 NE 10 St., Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Presented by Hot Jazz & Alligator Gumbo Society, $10. For info, call 954-563-5390.

Mission conference

Sunday, April 26, 10 a.m.

Community Presbyterian Church, 1920 SE 5 St., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

130 staff and pastors will come together for training, fellowship and prayer. Community invited. Praying Pelican Missions, an international short-term missions organization, annual conference is April 20-26. Their goal is to build partnerships between churches across the globe. Parking is complimentary. www.communitych.org or 954-427-0222 for more information.

113th Anniversary

Sunday, April 26, 3:30 p.m.

First Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 125 SW 1 Ct., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Guest speaker: Rev. Samuel Reed, pastor of New Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Boynton Beach. 954-428-1550.

Card party

Tuesday, April 28, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Elks Lodge, 700 NE 10 St., Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Held by Benevolent Patriotic Order of DOES Drove 142. Open to the public. Bring your table of friends or group and have a great afternoon of fun. Cost is $4, which includes dessert and coffee. Call 561-479-2002 for reservations.

Library Grand Opening

Wednesday, April 29, 10 a.m.

3250 NE 2 St., Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Includes ribbon cutting ceremony with the Pompano Beach City Commission and Broward County Commission. Refreshments served. The 5,400 sq. ft. library, within steps from the beach, features a 1,000 sq. ft. meeting room and a veranda with outdoor seating overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway. For more information call 954-786-7824.

Save the date: Rotary Golf Tournament

Friday, May 8, 8 a.m. shotgun start

Deer Creek Golf Club, 2801 Deer Creek Country Club Blvd., Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Registration at 6:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m. — Lunch and Awards. For more information, call 954-610-3123. www.deerfieldrotarygolf.com.

Sunfest

That musical extravaganza known as Sun Fest is coming soon to West Palm Beach April 29 to May 3. With musical acts from Stone Temple Pilots and Sammy Hagar to Fall Out Boy and Paramore, and much more, they have something for everyone. Plus, there is food and other vendors to explore, and a juried arts & crafts show. Get all the details at www.sunfest.com. Tickets are cheaper if you buy ahead!

Whole Foods helps Exchange Club

On April 29, the Whole Foods in Pompano Beach (2411 N Federal Hwy, Pompano Beach, FL 33062) will be giving back to the Exchange Club 5 percent of their daily sales for the Club’s support in the prevention of child abuse through the Children’s Healing Institute in Broward and Palm Beach Counties. For more information, call 954-782-1864.

Next Level Success Summit 2015

Powerhouse female entrepreneurs Lucinda Cross, Janell Hazelwood and Minista Jazz are headlining an all-day business conference in Fort Lauderdale on June 6, 2015. The event is focused on helping women entrepreneurs step out of their 9-5 and into the world of full-time CEO. The conference, designed to help women create a lifestyle business they love, will send attendees home with the tools, resources, strategies and connections needed to grow their businesses faster so they can finally leave their job. Held at the Embassy Suites Hotel, 1100 SE 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale, the conference is an all-day event. Three attendees will win $250 business investment grants. Tickets are $97 and can be purchased at: www.nextlevelsuccesssummit.com/. Call 954-417-5496 with any questions.

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HAPPENINGS: Next Level Success Summit 2015

Posted on 21 April 2015 by L.Moore

Powerhouse female entrepreneurs Lucinda Cross, Janell Hazelwood and Minista Jazz are headlining an all-day business conference in Fort Lauderdale on June 6, 2015. The event is focused on helping women entrepreneurs step out of their 9-5 and into the world of full-time CEO. The conference, designed to help women create a lifestyle business they love, will send attendees home with the tools, resources, strategies and connections needed to grow their businesses faster so they can finally leave their job.

Held at the Embassy Suites Hotel, 1100 SE 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale, the conference is an all-day event. Three attendees will win $250 business investment grants. Tickets are $97 and can be purchased at: www.nextlevelsuccesssummit.com/.  Call 954-417-5496 with any questions.

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Posted on 16 April 2015 by L.Moore

Plant sale

Saturday April 18, 9 a.m. (starts)

The Deerfield Beach Arboretum 2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

In addition to plants grown at the Arboretum, there will be several local growers offering their prettiest and healthiest plants. So, if you’re looking for flowering shrubs, palms, orchids, fruit trees and/ or landscape plants, be there early for the best selection. Tell your friends and neighbors. 954-480 4494.

Amazonia Vocal Ensemble

Saturday, April 18, 7 p.m.

Herb Skolnick Community Center 800 SW 36 Ave. Pompano Beach, FL 33069

Latin American choral music. $10 per person. 954-786-4590.

Relay For Life

Saturday, April 18, 5 p.m. to Sunday, April 19, 7 a.m.

Quiet Waters Park 401 S Powerline Rd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

At this 14th annual event people will take a stand against cancer by walking night long, camping out, enjoying live entertainment and fellowship. Survivors will be honored, and money raised will help the American Cancer Society to provide better testing and treatments, more prevention and, hopefully, eventually, a cure. Last year, this local branch of Relay for Life was ranked No. 20 in the state and raised over $135,000. For more information, call 954-242-5485 or visit relayforlife.org/dblpfl .

Pancake breakfast

Sunday, April 19, 9 a.m. to noon

Elks lodge 700 NE 10 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

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

Cuisine of the Region

Wednesday, April 22, 5:30 to 9 p.m.

Hillsboro Club 901 Hillsboro Mile Hillsboro Beach, FL 33062

Enjoy the cuisine of local restaurants, delicious desserts and wine and support the important work NEFocal Point provides in our community. See more, pg. 4.

N.Broward Democratic Club April meets

Wednesday, April 22, 7:30 p.m.

Pompano Beach Civic Center 1801 NE 6 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Free, open to public. Speaker: Broward Sheriff Scott Israel, about three ongoing BSO Initiatives: Civil Citation, Diversity and Violent Crime Reduction. Light refreshments served. 954-783-8232.

Save the date: DBICA meets

Thursday, April 23, 7 pm.

Community Presbyterian Church 1920 SE 4 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

For more information, visit www.DBICA.net.

Pet CPR & First Aid program

Thursday, April 23, 6 p.m.

Florida Humane Society 3870 N Powerline Rd. Pompano Beach, FL 33073

Four-hour class. Also held May 9, 11a.m.; May 31, 11 a.m. Must register through www.PetTech.net and pay ahead. Space is limited. Dress comfortably. Bring an item to donate. Check the list of needed items at www.FloridaHumaneSociety.org. For information about class, call 954-461-8203.

Hillsboro Lighthouse tour

Saturday, April 18, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (hourly)

Visitors should park in the Pompano Beach Oceanside parking lot across from the Sands Harbor Resort & Marina at 125 N. Riverside Drive. Proceed to the Sands Harbor Resort & Marina dock and look for the HLPS Lighthouse tour table. Transportation is only by boat from the Sands Harbor Resort & Marina. $25 per person, or free for HLPS members. Annual HLPS dues are $25 for Individual membership, $50 for Families and $100 for Businesses or Organizations.

In order to climb the Lighthouse, visitors must have fl at shoes with rubber soles and closed toes. No sandals, flip-fl ops or shoes with heels are allowed inside. Children must be accompanied by an adult and must be a minimum of 48” (4 feet) tall to climb the tower. No pets are allowed.

The Hillsboro Lighthouse is open for public tours one day each month. For a list of 2015 tour dates and shuttle launch locations, visit www.hillsborolighthouse.org/tours.

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Posted on 09 April 2015 by L.Moore

Friends of the DB Arboretum

Thursday, April 9, 7 p.m.

Constitution Park 2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Speaker: Irina Kim-Sang, managing partner, Miami Vertical Gardens. Her company creates vertical gardens on indoor/ outdoor walls. Learn how you can too. Plant giveaway. Light refreshments served. Free, open to public. 954-480-4495, www.treezoo.com.

Girls Night Out: Get Pampered

Thursday, April 9, 6 to 9 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre 1955 N. Federal Hwy. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

$12 per person. Admission includes manicures, hair curling or ironing; makeup tutorials and five-minute massages. Complimentary beer or glass of wine courtesy of Amato’s Italian Grill, and light food samplings from Pompano Citi Centre’s restaurants. 954-943-4683 or visit www.PompanoCitiCentre. com.

Relay For Life at Mississippi Sweets

Thursday, April 9, 5 – 8 p.m.

Mississippi Sweets 123-7 NE 20 Ave. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Benefits Relay For Life (held April 18-19) Awesome raffle baskets, 50/50, fun & games with prizes, $5 donation gets you FREE drink and raffle ticket! Parking validated for hour. 954-421-2210, relayforlife.org/dblpfl .

8th Annual Surfers for Autism

Friday, April 10 to Sunday, April 12

South side of Deerfield Pier Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Children and young adults with autism and related developmental delays spend the day being guided into waves by expert instructors. See more pg. 1.

Grill-n-Chill

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

Trinity Church & School 3901 NE 22 Ave. Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Hot dogs, chips, drinks and ice cream available for purchase in the parking lot and spring book fair held in Fellowship Hall. 954-941-8033.

Night of Hope

Friday, April 10, 7:30 p.m.

Wyndham Deerfield Beach Resort, Royal Palm Room 2096 NE 2 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Fundraising Feast presented by Cafe Med Ristorante. Unique international tasting tour celebrating food and wine pairings with Executive Chef Tulio, cooking live. Silent auction, speakers and live entertainment. $200. Benefits Jordan Porco Foundation, a 501(c)(3) founded by Ernie Porco in memory of his late son, Jordan Matthew Porco, who died by suicide. Advance RSVP required: e-mail events@thegabgroup.com or call 561-750-3500. www.rememberingjordan.org.

Earth Day event

Saturday, April 11, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Tradewinds Park 3600 W. Sample Rd. Coconut Creek, FL 33073

Celebrate Mother Earth. $1 per individual; 25 tickets for $20. Games and crafts, bounce houses, live entertainment, hay rides, food trucks, model steam train rides, farm tours and demonstrations, 4-H educational activities and pony rides. Florida Master Gardeners and Master Naturalists onsite sharing information on landscaping and wildlife, respectively. Gate fee applies: $1.50 per person; children under 5 free. 954-357-8870

Pompano Beach Garden Club

Monday, April 13, 12:30 pm.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center 1801 NE 6 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The program “Desert Roses in Xeriscaping” will be presented by Robert McKee. He is the owner of Lucky Sumo Sanctuary. Refreshments served. Info: 954-943-0029.

Deerfield Beach Orchid Society

Tuesday, April 14, 7:30 pm SHARP

Women’s Club of Deerfield Beach 910 E. Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Speaker: Dr. Brian Monk, on Tolumnia Oncidium miniatures. Guests welcome. No charge to visit the first two times; after that, annual membership fee. www.deerfieldbeachorchidsociety. org.

Senior IB Art Show

Tues. April 14, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Deerfield Beach High 910 SW 15 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33064

Victoria Englehart’s IB art students show off their artwork in this annual event.

Democratic Women’s Club of NE Broward meets

Wednesday, April 15, 7 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center 1801 NE 6 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Speaker: Linda Geller-Schwartz, director, National Council of Jewish Women, Palm Beach Section, on Human Trafficking and the Trafficked Teens Project. Refreshments served. Free and open to the public. Info.: 954-942-8711.

Great American Cleanup

The Great American Cleanup, which is a Keep America Beautiful program, is the largest ongoing litter collection event in the country! It’s very easy – just organize your group, pick a date through April 17, select a public location, pick up your supplies from the City, and get busy!

Register at www.Deerfield-Beach.com/GreenEarth- Fest or call 954-480-1425.

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Posted on 02 April 2015 by L.Moore

Oklahoma

Saturday, April 4, 7:30 p.m.

The Wick Theatre 7901 N. Federal Hwy. Boca Raton, FL 33487

Come see this classic musical, which runs April 2 through 26. This was Rodgers and Hammerstein’s first collaboration and ran on Broadway for an unprecedented 2,212 performances, ushering in the Golden Age of American musical theatre. Tickets are $63-$80. For more information, call 561-995- 2333 or visit www.thewick.org.

FL State Jr. Olympics Boxing Tournament

Saturday, April 4, noon

Deerfield Beach High School 901 SW 15 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Benefi ts BSO/ Deerfield PAL. For information See pg. 5 or 11, call 954-778-0174 or 954-854-8084.

AAUW meets

Monday, April 6, 12:30 p.m.

Pompano Beach Women’s Club 314 NE 2 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Held by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Pompano Beach Branch. After a brief membership meeting, there will be a presentation and discussion by Nomi Greenberg, docent at the NSU Museum of Art Ft. Lauderdale. Topic: Through the Lens: A presentation on photography, its beginning as an art form, its value as a news tool and its many uses today. New members welcome. No charge. RSVP: 954-570-5423 or email: pompanoscholar@yahoo. com.

CEO Roundtable

Tuesday, April 7, 7:45 a.m.

Galuppi’s on the Green 1103 N. Federal Hwy. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Annual event held by the Greater Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce. Will feature Pompano Beach City Manager Dennis Beach who will update attendees on happenings in and around the city, as well as what’s in store for the future for the City of Pompano Beach. Great opportunity to network. $25/members and $30/non-members. RSVP by calling 954-941-2940 or visiting www.pompanobeachchamber.com.

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Posted on 26 March 2015 by L.Moore

Pompano Chamber’s Pineapple Jamboree

Friday, March 27, 6 to 10 p.m.

Sample McDougald House 450 NE 10 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Enjoy pineapple cocktails and Jell-O shots, beer/wine, live band, an open pit fire for roasting marshmallows, pineapple treats and pineapple plantings. Bobby Rubino’s will be providing the food. $35. Contact the chamber at 954-941-2940, info@pompanobeachchamber.com or visit www.pompanobeachchamber.com for more information.

3rd annual “Gas Buy Down”

Saturday, March 28, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Valero Gas Station 1380 N. Federal Hwy. (just north of Glades Road) Boca Raton, FL 33432

Drivers will get some relief on their pocketbooks during this three-hour time period as volunteers from Journey Church will buy down the price of gas by 50 cents per gallon for as many people as possible. They do it again this year “in order to share God’s love in a practical way.” For more information, go to www.bocajourney.com.

AAUW Author Presentation & Luncheon

Saturday, March 28, 11:30 a.m.

Lighthouse Point Yacht Club 2701 NE 42 St. Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Lunch & learn effective strategies for improving memory, concentration and information retrieval. Silent auction. $40. Reservations Required. 954-570-5423 or pompanoscholar@yahoo.com.

Mess O’ Blues Beer & BBQ Fest

Saturday, March 28, noon to 7 p.m.

The Pompano Beach Amphitheater 1806 NE 6 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Get your Blues on with 10 national and local acts on two stages while scarfing down some tasty BBQ, including selections by Spanx the Hog, Hickory Sticks and Sweet Dewies. Whole Foods will also have food tasting. Beer Garden will showcase over 30 national and local micro-breweries. Kids activities too. $20 (Beer Garden is $25). Lawn chairs or blankets are suggested. Tickets at www.pompanobeacharts.org, and at the door.

Tropical Splendor of Florida Birds

Wednesday, April 1, 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Bienes Museum of the Modern Book Main Library 100 S. Andrews Ave. Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301

Did you know that through the year over 501 different species of birds have been sighted in Florida? Now their beauty has been captured and preserved in a special exhibit. View The Tropical Splendor of Florida Birds exhibit, as well as the photography of Kevan and Linda Sunderland, who have been photographing Florida’s wildlife for over 30 years and whose work has appeared in many magazines. They will talk about Florida’s unique birds. This is opening night, but the exhibit, which includes over 100 books, book art and prints, runs until June 13.

Speaking of art in Ft. Lauderdale, don’t miss the Las Olas Art Fair this weekend on Las Olas from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Coaches NEEDED for Deerfield Packer Rattlers

If you have a passion for growing the sport of cheerleading or football by sharing your knowledge to help youth gain a love for this sport, we would love to talk to you about current coaching opportunities with Deerfield Beach Packer Rattlers (D.P.R.)

A number of opportunities to participate exist at all levels from super pee wee (4 years) through 14 years.

Successful people in our environment have a positive frame of reference, believe in teaching “we vs. me,” love helping young people achieve their dreams, and love teaching the fundamentals of cheer, and the game of football.

Interested coaching candidates may contact Precious at: 954-393-5288 or text to place your name on the list, and D.P.R. will contact you with an interview date.

EASTER HAPPENINGS

The City of Deerfield Beach Parks and Recreation Department is hopping into Spring with their annual Easter Egg events.

This series kicks off Thursday, April 2 at 8 p.m. with the Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt for children ages 7 – 14 at Constitution Park, 2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd. An exciting addition to the event this year is an Adult Egg Hunt starting at 8:15 p.m. for ages 21 and up.

On Friday, April 3 at 6 p.m., the city will be holding the Egg-Stravaganza event at Westside Park, 445 SW 2 St., for children ages 10 and under.

The Easter weekend festivities will wrap up with the final event, the Easter Egg Run, on Saturday, April 4, beginning at 10 a.m. at the Deerfield Beach Athletics Complex, 501 SE 6 Ave. This event is also for children ages 10 and under. Remember to bring your own basket for gathering eggs! All events are FREE.

For more information on any of the listed events, contact Constitution Park at 954-480-4494.

Community Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, March 28, 11 a.m.

Jim & Jan Moran’s Boys & Girls Club 27 S. Dixie Hwy. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Held by Delta Lodge #519, F & AM, PHA. Family, food & fun.

Spring Fling

Saturday, March 28, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Community Park (Multi-Purpose Field) 7201 NE 8 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

FREE fun family day filled with children’s activities, including arts and crafts, games, DJ, dancing, a spring photo booth, bounce houses and an egg hunt. The hunt is on at 11:45 a.m. for ages 1 to 3 and at noon for 4 to 6 year olds and 7 to 12 year olds. For more information, call 954-786- 4111 or visit www.pompanobeachfl.gov.

Easter Egg Hunt

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

Cross Community Church 841 SE 2 Court Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Remember, there is also service on Sunday at 9 and 10:30 a.m. Communion service is April 2 at 7 p.m.

Egg Spectacular

Saturday, April 4, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park Splash Adventure 401 S Powerline Rd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Games, bounce house, face painting, egg hunt, prizes, photo opportunities with Peter Cottontail and Splash Time (noon to 1:20 p.m.) For children 10 and under. $6/person. 1 year and under free.

Pre-registration/payment required by April 3. Registration available online at Broward.org/Parks. Bring a basket and wear a bathing suit. For more information, call 954- 357-5100.

Easter Egg Hunt

Sunday, April 5, 1 p.m.

Frank McDonough Park 3500 NE 27 Ave. Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Be there on time and get ready to run, and hunt, for eggs! Magic show, popcorn, snow cones & fun!

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Posted on 19 March 2015 by L.Moore

LHP Garden Club Salad Luncheon & Chinese Auction

Thursday, March 19, 11:30 a.m.

St. Paul’s Education Hall 2700 NE 36 St. (E. Sample Rd.) Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Program: “THE EXOTICS IN YOUR LIFE” by Jesse Durko, owner/grower Jesse Durko Nursery. Chinese and Silent Auction. $15 non-members & guest, includes lunch. R.S.V.P: 954-942-9310. 954-975-9157 or www.lhpgc.org.

Stations of the Cross

Friday, March 20, 7 p.m.

St. Peter’s Anglican Church 1416 SE 2 Terr. Deerfield Beach, FL 33063

Come walk with our Lord.” Stations of the cross. Fridays during Lent. 954-695-0336.

Ryan’s Rockin Car Wash with DJ $yrup

Saturday, March 21, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

St. Paul the Apostle Church 2700 NE 36 St. Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

$5 per car, DJ spinning tunes and baked goods for sale. Proceeds benefit Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund.

7th Annual Prayer Breakfast

Saturday, March 21, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Westside Park 445 SW 2 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Held by I Am My Brother’s Keeper Ministries, Inc. Menu: Fish, bacon, grits, eggs, rolls, pastries and beverages. $10. Free door prizes and giveaways. For tickets, call 954-418- 0216. Donations help sponsor scholarships for Deerfield High School students, homeless and the incarcerated www. iambkm.org.

Highwaymen Art Show & Sale

Saturday, March 21, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sample McDougald House 450 NE 10 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Florida iconic landscape painters show (and sell) hundreds of original paintings. $5. 954-292-8040.

Potluck dinner & hymn sing

Saturday, March 21, 6 p.m.

Community Presbyterian Church, Briggs Hall 1920 SE 4 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Bring a dish to share. Free parking. 954-427-0222.

Rock and Relay”

Saturday, March 21, 5 to 10 p.m.

6101 NW 31 St. Margate, FL 33063.

Relay For Life event. $50, includes cocktail hour, dinner, DJ, live band, comedy, dessert and more. Proceeds benefit The American Cancer Society. For reservations, call 561- 929-0299.

Dixieland/ Hot Jazz

Sunday, March 22, 1 to 4 p.m.

Elks Lodge 700 NE 10 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Presented by the Hot Jazz & Alligator Gumbo Society. $10. 954-563-5390.

Concert – Diane Bish

Sunday, March 22, 2 p.m.

Pompano Beach High School Gymnasium 1400 NE 6 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33334

The New Presbyterian Church Concert Series presents Diane Bish, Concert Organist, featuring New Presbyterian Church Concert Choir. FREE, an offering will be taken. 954-946- 4380 or www.newpres.org.

Card party

Tuesday, March 24, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Elks Lodge 700 NE 10 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Held by the Benevolent Patriotic Order of DOES, Drove 142. Open to the public. Bring your table of friends or group. $4, includes dessert and coffee. Call 561-479-2002 for reservations.

Job Fair

Tuesday, March 24, 3 to 6 p.m.

E. Pat Larkins Community Center 520 Hammondville Rd./ Dr., MLK Jr., Blvd. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Business attire is recommended. Pre-register at 954-786- 7866 or dahlia.baker@copbfl.com for exclusive early entry.

Annual Tea Party

Wednesday, March 25, 10:45 a.m.

Community Presbyterian Church 1920 SE 4 St Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Handmade refreshments, mix & mingle. FREE. 954-427- 0222.

Month of Giving — Jersey Mike’s

Wednesday, March 25

1069 E. Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Buy a Jersey Mike’s sub and get something back all month long. On this day, 100 percent of proceeds benefit Multiple Sclerosis.

Save the date: DB Historical Society Annual Dinner

Thursday, March 26, 6 to 8 p.m.

Seaboard Airline Railroad Station (just east of tracks) 1300 W. Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Catered dinner & dancing to “It Takes Two.” Railroad Museum Tours $25. For more information, email judithofdfb@gmail.com.

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Friends of the Deerfield Beach Arboretum meet

Thursday, March 12, 7 p.m.

Constitution Park 2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Speaker: Noel Ramos RE: tropical agriculture and food sustainability in South Florida. Plant giveaway. Light refreshments. FREE, open to public 954-480-4495. www.treezoo.com.

Cupcakes & Cocktails

Thursday, March 12, 6 to 9 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre 1955 N. Federal Hwy. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Decorate cupcakes. Admission ($20) includes instruction, food sampling, one glass of beer or wine. Bring your ID. 954-943-4683 or www.pompanociticentre.com.

St. Peter’s Anglican Church

Friday, March 13, 7 p.m.

1416 SE 2 Terr. Deerfield Beach, FL 33063

Come walk with our Lord.” Stations of the Cross. Fridays during Lent at 7 p.m. For information, call 954-695-0336.

Rummage sale

Saturday, March 14, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Pompano Beach Elks Lodge 700 NE 10 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Shop til you drop. Try a hot-dog for $3. 954-781-2300.

Granny’s Attic

Saturday, March 14, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center 1801 NE 6 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Free. Giant indoor garage sale features over 80 vendors selling housewares, toys, collectibles, tools, clothes and more. Food and drinks available for purchase. 954-786-4111 or www.pompanobeachfl.gov.

The Pap Corps Walkathon

Saturday, March 14, 8:30 a.m.

Florida Atlantic University 777 Glades Rd. Boca Raton, FL 33431

1960s theme, with Beatles tribute band, Nowhere Band, meet and greets with leading cancer doctors. $20, includes T-Shirt. Benefits The Pap Corps, which donates money to Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine for research on all types of cancer. www.thepapcorps.org.

ANONYMOUS 4 concert

Sunday, March 15, 3 p.m.

St. Gregory’s Episcopal Church 100 N.E. Mizner Blvd. Boca Raton, FL 33429

After nearly 30 years and over 20 recordings (with two million+ albums sold), 2015-16 is the last touring season for this internationally renowned ensemble. $40 (general), $20 (student), $60 (premium). 561-395-8285. www.anonymous4.com.

DBICA Potluck Picnic

Sunday, March 15, 1 p.m.

Neighborhood Park (behind Community Presbyterian Church) SE 6 St. & 19 Ave. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

DBICA supplies soda, water, hot dogs and flatware. Bring a dish, enough to serve 6 to 8 people, to share with fellow members, neighbors and friends. 954-224-8006.

Zumba Fitness Class

Tuesday, March 17 & Thursday, March 19, 9 to 9:50 a.m.

Johnny Tigner Community Center (Westside Park) 445 SW 2 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Classes are low impact for beginners. Walk-ins: $6, pack age of 10 classes: $50. Bring a friend to get a free class. For more information, contact Westside Park at 954-480-4481.

Democratic Women’s Club of NE Broward meets

Wednesday, March 18, 7 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center 1801 NE 6 Street Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Speaker: Joanne Sterner, feminist and political activist. Topic: Women’s History Month, Refreshments served. Free and open to public. 954-942-8711.

History at High Noon

Wednesday, March 18, noon to 1 p.m.

City Hall, Commission Chambers 150 NE 2 Ave. Deerfield Beach FL 33441

Guest speaker — historian and author Sally J. Ling — shares her book “OUT OF MIND, OUT OF SIGHT: A Revealing History of the Florida State Hospital at Chattahoochee and Mental Health Care in Florida.” Free. 561-429-0378 or www.deerfield-history.org.

LHP Chamber seeks board members

LHP Chamber is looking for 3 to 5 new members. These voluntary positions are for two years and require a meeting once a month on Tuesday night. For more information, call 954-946-3838 or email rene@azurerealty.com.

Hillsboro Youth Sailing Club

Saturdays, March 14,21 & 28, 9 a.m.

Did you know that this sailing club is starting up again? Interested in having your child, ages 8 to 18, be involved? Check out www.hisc.org to find out more.

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Lazer Lloyd concert

Thursday, March 5, 5:30 p.m.

Pavillion Grille 301 Yamato Rd. Boca Raton FL 33431

Hailed by the Jerusalem Post as Israel’s greatest guitarist, Lazer Lloyd will be bringing his unique fusion of Rock, Blues and Jewish soul for Purim concert. 561-417-7797 or www.ChabadBocaBeaches.com.

Black Heritage, Women’s History Month Banquet

Saturday, March 7, 7 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.)

Leo J. Robb, Jr. Memorial Gymnasium Westside Park 435 SW 2 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Soul food buffet and live entertainment by Deerfield Beach High’s Jazz band. Keynote speaker: WSVN-7 News Anchor Danielle Knox. Salute to Hometown Heroes in the following categories: Business Professional – Carrol Stubbs, Community Service – Avis Swenson, Educator – Roy Clark, Athletic Role Model – Lou Ellen Stallings, and Clergy – Bishop Patrick Kelly. Tickets: Johnny Tigner, Sr. Community Center at Westside Park, $30. African attire recommended, not required. 954- 480-4481 or visit www.deerfield-beach.com/bhwh

About Boating Safely

Saturday, March 7, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Spanish River Park HQ 3939 N. Ocean Blvd. Boca Raton, FL 33441

Topics include boating terminology, boat handling, navigation rules, aids to navigation, federal and Florida regulations, safety equipment, and more. $35. Bring lunch. R.S.V.P., 561- 391-3600 — leave a message.

Hillsboro Lighthouse Tour

Saturday, March 7, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Sands Harbor Resort & Marina 125 N. Riverside Dr. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Lighthouse tour transportation is only by boat from the Sands Harbor Resort & Marina. Tour boats run hourly. Must wear fl at shoes with rubber soles and closed toes. No sandals, flip-flops or heels allowed. Children must be accompanied by an adult and must be a minimum of 48” (4 ft.) tall to climb tower. No pets allowed. $25 per person; free for HLPS members. www.hillsborolighthouse.org/tours.

Dancing Through the Decades

Saturday, March 7, 6 to 11 p.m.

Elks Lodge 700 NE 10 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Soroptimist International of Pompano Beach Annual Spring Fundraiser. Live entertainment with 9-piece “Motowners” band. Dinner, dancing, raffles, auctions. $65 per person. 954-234-5339.

Spring Family Fun Day

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

Pompano Beach Citi Centre 1955 N Federal Hwy. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

In partnership with Lowe’s. Build a garden. Kids get apron, goggles and patch. Live entertainment, raffles and more. www.PompanoCitiCentre.com.

Farm Heritage Days

Saturday, March 7, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 8, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sample-McDougald House 450 NE 10 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

See antique farming equipment, learn about agricultural roots of area; games, music, food, tours of the historic home, and more. $10 (Children 12 and under free). 954 691-5686.

FREE iced coffee Monday, March 9, all day

South Florida Dunkin’ Donuts

Get a free 16 oz. cup of iced coffee at a Dunkin’ Donuts near you. Limit one per customer.

Deerfield Beach Orchid Society Annual Auction

Tuesday, March 10, 7:30 p.m. SHARP (doors open at 7 p.m.)

Women’s Club of Deerfield Beach 910 E. Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Hundreds of orchids up for auction. Guests welcome (first two visits to meetings free, charge after). deerfieldbeachorchidsociety@gmail.com or www.deerfieldbeachorchidsociety.org

4th annual Bonefish Mac Attack on Cancer

Tuesday, March 10, 7 to 9 p.m.

Bonefish Mac’s 2002 E. Sample Rd. Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Food, drink and raffles. Held by Team Healing Spirits of Relay for Life Deerfield Beach. Proceeds go to American Cancer Society. To learn more about our Relay For Life (April 18-19 in Quiet Waters Park), register a team or survivor, go to www.relayforlife.org/dblpfl .

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DBICA meets

Thursday, Feb. 26, 7 p.m. (Date was changed)

Community Presbyterian Church (Briggs Hall) 1920 SE 4 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Deerfield Beach Island Community Association meets. Guest speaker: Lieutenant Darrel Stallings from Broward Sheriff Office to talk about Crime Watch for the Island. Election of 2015 Board of Directors and more.

St. Ambrose Carnival

Thursday, Feb. 26, 5 to 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, 5 to 11 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 28, 1 to 11 p.m. Sunday, March 1, 1 to 8 p.m.

St. Ambrose Church & School 380 S. Federal Hwy. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Carnival games, rides, treats, live music, raffles and more. For more info., visit www.stambrosecarnival.com.

Grand openings

Thursday, Feb. 26, 5 to 8 p.m.

3500 block of E. Atlantic Blvd. Pompano Beach, FL

Grand opening for Inesitas Colombian Bar and Restaurant, Jersey Dogs, Soul Relaxing and Planet Chic Boutique. Ribbon cutting with dignitaries. Free food and specials from merchants. Participate in scavenger hunt, win gift certificates. LIVE music by Bushwood. 954-786-7824.

Boca Raton Greenmarket

Saturday, Feb. 28, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Royal Palm Place Southwest Parking Lot S. Federal Highway & SE Mizner Boulevard Boca Raton, FL 33432

Free. New vendors in addition to old standbys offer everything from fresh fruits and vegetables to baked goods, fresh flowers, seafood, pasta, soap, doggie treats & more. Enjoy live music every Saturday. For more info., call 561-299-8684.

Celebration of Life

Saturday, Feb. 28, 5 p.m.

Cathedral Church of God 365 S. Dixie Hwy. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Celebrate 30 years of Ministry with Bishop Patrick L. Kelly. 954-427-0302.

6th annual Tea in the Garden

Saturday, Feb. 28, tours start at 3:35 p.m.

Parkway United Methodist Church 100 NE 44 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33308

English tea and pastries, explore tropical Food Forest, stroll Tiki-lit Garden paths, listen to LIVE music. Fundraiser by The Fruitful Field, which feeds the hungry and provides education and inspiration for youth. Purchase in advance — lawn seating, $20 per person, $10 for children ages 2 through 10. For more information, visit www.thefruitfulfield.org or call 954-247-1087.

HIV & AIDS Awareness

Saturday, Feb. 28 5 p.m. (HIV testing) 7 p.m. (play)

E. Pat Larkins Community Center 520 Martin Luther King Blvd. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The Theatre of Creative Consciousness of the Arts presents “A Devastating Impact,” a play about a 19 year old college student and virgin who never did drugs or had a blood transfusion and yet ends up HIV positive. Tickets online. $20 adults, $10 children 13 and under. $5 seniors and students. First 50 to get testing get free ticket. For more info., call 786-879-4402 or visit www.tccaflorida.eventbrite.com.

Concordia Choir performs

Saturday, Feb. 28, 7:30 p.m.

First Presbyterian Church of Pompano Beach 2331 NE 26 Ave. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Hailing from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota, this 75-voice a capella choir will visit Pompano as part of their 15- day tour of the Southeast U.S. Guest conductor: Michael Smith. Music ranges from Bach to Morten Lauridsen and includes spirituals and hymns, a cappella and accompanied works, and several selections by Eastern European composers. Touring nationally and internationally since 1918, the choir has performed in nearly every major hall in the United States. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door and available at www.ConcordiaTickets. com or at the door.

Paws for a Cause

Saturday, Feb. 28, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Woman’s Club of Deerfield Beach 910 E. Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Vet services, pet grooming, homemade pet treats, pet clothing & accessories, adoption centers, pet photos, meet Canine for Companions service dogs, door prizes and raffles, and pet costume contest at 1 p.m. Benefits Canine for Companions for Independence in conjunction with Wounded Warriors. 954-804-5474.

8th Annual Pig Out

BBQ n’ Deerfield Beach

Saturday, Feb. 28, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Hillsboro Blvd. & Intracoastal Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

BBQ competition for backyard & professional cookers –chicken, ribs, pork and brisket. Music all day — Uproot Hootenanny, Steve Minotti, Jess Taylor and others, including student singing competition. Kids corner with face painting, bounce house and balloon artist, raffle items and vendors

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