HAPPENINGS

Posted on 12 January 2017 by LeslieM

Friends of the DB Arboretum meet

Thursday, Jan. 12, 7 p.m.

The Deerfield Beach Arboretum

Constitution Park

2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Free and open to public. Speaker: John Webster, member of the American hibiscus society and authority on the many species of hibiscus shrubs. Light refreshments served and plant giveaways. For more information, call 954-480-4495 or visit www.treezoo.com.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Saturday, Jan. 14, 9 a.m. to noon

Central City Campus, Building A

401 SW 4 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

For safe disposal of hazardous household items, Deerfield Beach Residents may bring materials to the city’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day. Free, Deerfield Beach residents only. Collection takes place the second Saturday of every month 9 a.m. to noon. For more information, call 954-480-4391 or visit www.deerfield-beach.com.

Broward Shell Show

Saturday, Jan. 14, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Thousands of beautiful & unusual shells from around the world on display and for sale. Free. For more information, visit www.Browardshellclub.org.

Martin Luther King Jr. Brunch

Saturday, Jan. 14, 10 a.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Sponsored by Deerfield Beach Kiwanis Club West. Keynote Speaker: Josephus Eggelleton Jr., Fmr. Broward County Commissioner. Moderator: Gwyndolen Clarke – Reed , Fmr. State Representative. Tickets $25. RSVP: Tracey Williams at 954-798-7526 or Velemina Williams at 954 -428- 1637.

30th Annual Boca Fest

Saturday, Jan. 14, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday, Jan.15, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Town Center Mall

6000 Glades Rd.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Howard Alan Events is excited to announce that Boca Fest will return to The Town Center Mall at Boca Raton. The show will be located in the parking lot of The Terrace, a recent expansion near Bloomingdales, The Blue Martini and Gap. The show includes over 200 national artists. Free. Pets allowed (with leashes).

2017 Cool Wheels Car Show

Sunday, Jan. 15, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park (Shelter #10)

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

See a variety of souped-up cars, new and old. Listen to music from DJ Eugene, Rockin’ Rich and Scott the Music Man. Live performance by Across the Universe, the ultimate Beatles tribute. SWAT demonstrations by the Broward County Sheriff’s Office, a silent auction and raffle prizes. Local food trucks will be there. Benefits the Youth Automotive Training Center. Free admission but Quiet Waters Park charges $1.50 per person for gate entry. For more information, visit www.yatc.org.

DB Chapter of Hadassah meets

Monday, Jan. 16, noon

Century Village

Le Club Activity Center Rm. C

3501 West Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Speaker, Ira Zornberg will discuss his book Jews, Quakers And The Holocaust. Refreshments served. Guests and chapter members from up north welcome. For more information, call 954-427-9902 after 6 p.m.

Safe Boating Course

Tuesday, Jan. 17, 7:30 p.m.

Pompano Beach Sail & Power Squadron

3701 NE 18 Terr.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Learn Basics of navigation, docking, emergency situations, water sport safety and local laws. Cost: $50 for Broward residents/$85 all others (includes textbook.) For more information or to register, visit www.pompanosafeboating.com.

DBICA Meeting

Thursday, Jan. 19, 6:30 p.m.

Community Presbyterian Church

Briggs Hall

1920 SE 5 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

First meeting of the year. For more information, visit www.DBICA.com.

Worth the Drive: 4th Annual Delray Beach Fashion Week

Wednesday, Jan. 25 to Sunday, Jan. 29

Local designers and diverse fashions will take center stage at the fashion runway events, designer showcase, fashion luncheon, Stiletto Race and, for the first time, a Fashion Week Boutique Pop Up Shopping Event. Created by the Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority and the Downtown businesses. The events will take place throughout Downtown Delray Beach and many are free to the public. Runway seats are ticketed. Ticket proceeds benefit Delray Beach Achievement Centers for Children & Families. For more information, visit www.downtowndelraybeach.com/events/delray-beach-fashion-week-2017.

Exchange Club 150 Charity Dinner

The Exchange Club of Pompano Beach will host their annual 150 Charity Auction and Drawdown Dinner at the Lighthouse Point Yacht Club on Saturday, Jan. 14 from 6 to 11 p.m. This year’s theme is Caribbean Soiree, chosen by club president David Vivies, whose heritage comes from the island of Martinique. There will be a steel drum band at the cocktail hour, a live band and entertainment during dinner, and the excitement of the 150 Drawdown to win cash and prizes. In addition, there will be a silent auction, 50/50 and wine wagon raffles, and a live auction with trips to Caribbean islands, a dinner cruise, private plane flight with a destination lunch, fishing charter, and mountain vacation home. This is the Exchange Club’s premier fundraiser to support student scholarships, child abuse prevention, local service projects and charities, such as the Broward Children’s Center, the Children’s Hearing Institute, Dynamos, Woodhouse, Honor Flight and the DAV. Tickets for the event are $150 and dinner only tickets are $100. Attendance is expected to beabout 200 people and the attire is Caribbean formal. Contact David Vivies at davidvivies@gmail.com for tickets or more info.

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HAPPENINGS

Posted on 05 January 2017 by LeslieM

Movies in the Park — Finding Dory

Friday, Jan. 6, 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Villages of Hillsboro Park

4111 NW 6 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Free. Bring the family, blankets and lawn chairs. Food truck, movie concessions and glow merchandise will be sold for a small fee. For a full listing of this season’s movies and dates, visit www.dfb.city/moviesinthepark. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Arts Discussion Saturday

Saturday, Jan. 7, 11 a.m. to noon

Deerfield Beach Percy White Library

837 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Topic: “How Art made the World – How Perception of Reality changed after people discovered visual art & painting.” For more information, call the reference desk at 954-357-7680.

Current Issues in the Middle East

Wednesday, Jan.11, 10:45 a.m. to noon

Community Presbyterian Church

Briggs Hall

1920 SE 4 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Hosted by the Prime Timers Group. Presentation and Slide Show given by Dr. Cecil Mackey, president emeritus of Michigan State University and former president of the University of South Florida. Dr. Mackey has been a special advisor to the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research of the United Arab Emirates for the past 26 years. He continues as a professor at Michigan State University teaching a course entitled “Economics, Oil and Islam.” He and his wife Clare are affiliate members of Community Presbyterian Church. Lunch to follow. $10 donation appreciated.

Sisterhood of Temple Beth Israel meets

Thursday, Jan. 12, 11:30 a.m.

Temple Beth Israel

201 S. Military Tr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Program: Ron Dagan, Israeli folk singer and composer. Lunch will be served. Pay $9 at the door. For more information, call 954-421-7060 between 9 a.m. and noon.

Save the Date: Martin Luther King Jr. brunch

Saturday, Jan. 14, 10 a.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Sponsored by The Deerfield Beach Kiwanis Club West. Keynote Speaker: Josephus Eggelleton Jr., Fmr. Broward County Commissioner. Moderator: Gwyndolen Clarke-Reed , Fmr. State Representative. Tickets $25. RSVP: Tracey Williams at 954-798-7526 or Velemina Williams at 954 -428- 1637.

2017 Cool Wheels Car Show

Sunday, Jan. 15, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park (Shelter #10)

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

See a variety of souped-up cars, new and old. Listen to music from DJ Eugene, Rockin’ Rich, and Scott the Music Man. Live performance by Across the Universe, the ultimate Beatles tribute. SWAT demonstrations by the Broward County Sheriff’s Office. Silent auction and raffle prizes. Local food trucks will be there. Benefits the Youth Automotive Training Center. Free admission but Quiet Waters Park charges $1.50 per person for gate entry. For more information, visit www.yatc.org.

U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum S. Florida luncheon

Monday, Jan. 30, noon (check-in at 11 a.m.)

Boca West Country Club

20583 Boca West Dr.

Boca Raton, FL 33434

Join the U.S Holocaust Memorial Museum leadership and supporters from South Florida to learn more about work to keep Holocaust memory alive in a constantly changing world. Luncheon speaker, Wendy Holden, author of Born Survivors A book signing will follow the program. Tickets: $150. For more information, contact the museum at 561-995-6773 or email: southeast@ushmm.org.

MLK events – Pompano

Pompano Christian Clergy Prayer Breakfast

Saturday, Jan. 7, 8:30 a.m.

E. Pat Larkins Community Center

520 Hammondville Road/Dr. MLK Jr., Boulevard

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Free event

MLK Basketball Classic

Monday, Jan. 9 to Thursday, Jan. 12, 6 p.m.

Mitchell Moore Center Gymnasium

901 NW 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Ages: 14-15 and 16-17

Registration: $50 per team

Parade/March

Monday, Jan. 16, Line-up 8 a.m.

Mitchell Moore Park

901 NW 10 St.

Celebration

Monday, Jan. 16, 11:30 a.m. (after the parade)

Blanche Ely High School Gymnasium

1201 NW 6 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Free event. For more information on these events, visit www.pompanomlkday.org.

30th Annual Boca Fest

Saturday, Jan. 14, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday, Jan.15, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Town Center Mall

6000 Glades Rd.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Howard Alan Events is excited to announce that Boca Fest will return to The Town Center Mall at Boca Raton. The show will be located in the parking lot of The Terrace, a recent expansion near Bloomingdales, The Blue Martini and Gap. The show offers over 200 national artists. Free. Pets allowed (with leashes).

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NEW YEAR HAPPENINGS

Posted on 29 December 2016 by LeslieM

City Pub

956 S. Federal Hwy, Deerfield Beach

Rock and Roll New Year’s Eve Party at 9 p.m. Lite Buffet (kitchen will be open), party favors and champagne toast. Music provided by Dancing Pleasure – $15/person. For more information, call 954-427-8213.

JB’s on the Beach

300 NE 21 Ave., Deerfield Beach

New Year’s Eve dinner right on Deerfield’s beach, DJ, dancing, champagne toast at midnight.For more information, call 954-571-5220.

Oceans 234

234 Ocean Blvd., Deerfield Beach

Enjoy good food and a great view. DJ on-site and a champagne toast at midnight. For more information, call 954-428-2539.

Royal Blues Hotel

45 S. Ocean Way, Deerfield Beach

From 6 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., enjoy a Gatsby style event with live Jazz, a special menu with a 5-course dinner. Call 954-857-2929 for details and to reserve a spot.

Tipperary Pub

The Cove Shopping Center

1540 SE 3 Ct., Deerfield Beach

Party 9 p.m. to midnight, including champagne toast and buffet. No reservations required. For more information, call 954-421-9769.

Two Georges at The Cove

1754 SE 3 Ct., Deerfield Beach

Special menu, live entertainment, champagne toast at midnight and party favors. Call 954-421-9272 for more information. See more about menu on pg. 12.

Worth the Drive: New Year’s Eve in Downtown Delray Beach

From 5 to 9 p.m., there will be a family-friendly event held again this year in Old School Square Park. Enjoy live music and DJ, food trucks and plenty of events for the kids, including arts & crafts, resolution wall, playhouse murals, gaming tent, vintage game room, photo booth, face painters and games like Cornhole, Jenga and Connect Four. There are many private events happening all over Delray as well.

*On New Year’s Day, try out the buffet at Deer Creek Grille from 11 to 2 p.m. Enjoy a special menu served from silver chafing dishes. $19.95 for adults, $11.95 for children 5 and under. Plus gratuity and 6 percent tax. Reservations required: 954-421-5553. See Pg. 14 for menu.

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HAPPENINGS

Posted on 29 December 2016 by LeslieM

Chanukah Party

Saturday, Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m.

Hooper Home

2370 NE 26 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

For the community… Kosher Buffet, open bar and more. Presented by Chabad of North Broward Beaches. For more information, visit www.jewishlhp.com.

Tuesday Night Beach Dances

Tuesday, Jan. 3, 7 to 9 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Johnny Vincent” will be playing. Wear dancing shoes and bring beach chair for a fun evening under the stars. Free event. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Save the Date: Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

Friday Jan. 13 through Monday, Jan. 16

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Join the City of Deerfield Beach along with city leaders, civic organizations and churches, as we pay homage to this great Civil Rights leader. This four daylong event features a weekend carnival, games and live entertainment, before drawing to a close on Monday at 10 a.m. with a two mile long parade and awards ceremony. Grand Marshal & Keynote Speaker: Judge Karen Mills-Francis. Free to attend. Don’t miss the first annual choir competition, which will be on Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m.

For carnival schedule, hours and other info., visit www.deerfield-beach.com (under Parks & Recreation,then Special Events) or contact the Community Events andOutreach Division at 954-480-4429. Tickets are $1, or $25 for a wristband for all rides for the day. They are available for purchase on site at box office during carnival hours. More info. soon.

Nautical Flea Market

Saturday, Jan. 21, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 22, 8 a.m. to 3p.m.

Community Park

US 1 between NE 10 St. and NE 6 St.

All types of boating equipment, fishing gear, nautical antiques and artwork, scuba gear, beach attire, boat shoes, jewelry, motors, anchors, tackle, hard-to-find parts and manufacturer close-outs. Over 200 vendors. Local dealers and private sell-ers will be on-site ready to make a deal on new and used boats,motors, trailers and jet-ski’s. Listen to live music, enjoy lunchand a cold beverage. For more information, email to infonauticalfleamarket.com or call 954-946-6419.

Art Lovers Rejoice 29th Annual Las Olas Art Fair Part I

Saturday, Jan. 7, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 8, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Las Olas Blvd (SE 6th Ave to SE 11th Ave)

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301

More than 150 artists will display their works along Las

Olas Boulevard. Meet the artists, commission a specific piece; ask questions about techniques; learn the sources of their inspirations; and purchase fine works of art at affordable prices. Free admission. Pet friendly event. For more information, visit www.artfestival.com.

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HAPPENINGS

Posted on 24 December 2016 by LeslieM

Christmas Services

Cathedral Church of God

365 S. Dixie Hwy., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Christmas Day – 9:30 a.m.

For more information, call 954-427-0302.

Christian Love Fellowship

801 SE 10 St., Suite 4

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Christmas Day – 10 a.m.

For more information, call 954-428-8990

Community Presbyterian Church

1920 SE 5 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Christmas Eve – 7 p.m. (candlelight service)

Christmas Day – 10 a.m.

For more information, call 954-427-0222

Cross Community Church

841 SE 2 Court

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Christmas Day – 2 p.m.

For more information, call 954-427-3045

St. Peter’s Anglican Church

1416 SE 2 Terr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Christmas Eve – 10:30 p.m., Midnight Mass

Lessons and Carols, Holy Communion, refreshments

All are welcome.

Christmas Day – 10 a.m.

For more information, call 954-695-0336.

First Baptist Church

701 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Christmas Eve – 6 p.m. (candlelight service)

Christmas Day – 10:30 a.m.

For more information, call 954-427-1216

Grace Baptist Church

501 NE 48 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Christmas Eve – 6 p.m. (candlelight service)

For more information, call 954-421-0190

St. Ambrose Church

380 S. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Christmas Eve – 4 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 8 p.m. & Midnight

Christmas Day – 7:30 a.m., 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 12 noon & 6 p.m.

For more information, call 954-427-2225

Zion Lutheran Church

959 SE 6 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Christmas Eve – 7 p.m. & 10 p.m.

Christmas Day – 10 a.m.

For more information, call 954-421-3146

Chanukah Services

Chanukah at the Beach

Sunday, Dec. 25, 4 p.m.

S. Ocean Way, between SE 1 St. and SE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Latkes, jelly doughnuts, dreidels, arts andc rafts for kids and music. Presented by Chabad of North Broward Beaches. For more information, visit www.jewishlhp.com.

Chanukah event

Tuesday, Dec. 27, 4:45 p.m.

Chabad of Deerfield Beach

1874 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Live music, doughnuts, latkes, driedels, chocolate gelt, grand menorah lighting and more. $5. For more info, visit www.chabaddeerfield.com.

Grand Menorah Lighting

Wednesday, Dec. 28, 5 p.m.

Pompano Beach Citi Centre

1955 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

In the courtyard, near the carousel. Join Mayor Lamar Fisher with music, hot latkes, doughnuts, dreidels, crafts for the kids. Presented by Chabad of North Broward Beaches. For more information, visit www.jewishlhp.com.

Chanukah New Year’s Party

Saturday, Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m.

Hooper Home

2370 NE 26 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

For the community… Kosher buffet, open bar and more. Presented by Chabad of North Broward Beaches. For more information, visit www.jewishlhp.com.

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HAPPENINGS

Posted on 15 December 2016 by LeslieM

Beach Sounds

Friday, Dec. 16, 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free family-friendly concert by “U2 by UV.” Bring chairs and blankets and come enjoy the music. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Movies on the Lawn — Norm of the North

Friday, Dec. 16, 7 p.m.

Great Lawn

Intersection of Atlantic Blvd. & Pompano Beach Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL

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

DB Chapter of Hadassah meets

Monday, Dec. 19, noon

Century Village

Le Club Activity Center, Rm. C

3501 West Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Speaker, Lisa Lobel, of Broward County Library, reviews the book The Black Widow by Daniel Silva. Also, celebrate the birthday of founder Henrietta Szold, born Dec. 21, 1860. Everyone welcome. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call 954-427-9902 after 6 p.m.

Tuesday Night Beach Dances

Tuesday, Dec. 20, 7 to 9 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Johnny Vincent” will be playing. Wear dancing shoes and bring beach chair for a fun evening under the stars. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

3rd Annual Boca Raton Bowl

Tuesday, Dec. 20, 7 p.m.

The University of Memphis from the American Athletic Conference will face Western Kentucky University from Conference USA in the Florida Atlantic University stadium. It will be televised on ESPN. This is Boca’s “biggest outdoor party” and a must-attend for the football fan. For more information, visit www.MarmotBocaRatonBowl.com.

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HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS

Posted on 15 December 2016 by LeslieM

Holiday Heritage Party

Thursday, Dec. 15, 6 to 9 p.m.

Sample-McDougald House

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Open House tours features 12 historically decorated trees and 30+ unique quilts on display. Beer/wine bar and appetizers. Special choir presentation as La Bri serenades with Christmas \Carols in the courtyard. Also, Santa arrival by firetruck! Ticket price is $35. Tickets may be reserved on line at www.SampleMcDougaldhouse.com or call 954-691-5686 for additional information. [Also 100th Anniversary Christmas Ornaments are on sale all month. Designer artist Pat Anderson will visit, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 5:30 to 8 p.m. to sign and/or personalize ornaments. $5 admission].

Winter Frost Festival

Saturday, Dec. 17, 3 to 5 p.m.

Highlands Community Center

411 NE 44 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33064

Enjoy food, hot chocolate, arts and crafts, and games. For more information, call 954-429-1847.

Winter Wonderland

Saturday, Dec. 17, 10 a.m. to noon

Villages of Hillsboro Park

4111 NW 6 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Slide down two giant snow hills, ride on horse-drawn hayrides, enjoy refreshments and holiday treats, see a giant snow globe and get a visit from Santa. Free. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Holiday Ice Cream Social with Santa

Saturday, Dec. 17, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Johnny Tigner Community Center

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Make your own ice-cream sundae, win prizes by singing your favorite Christmas songs, create arts & craft projects and meet Santa. Free. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

BYOD(OG) to Meet Santa

Saturday, Dec. 17, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre

1955 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Dog owners are invited to bring their furry best friends to take free photo with Santa Claus. Dogs must be on leash and safe for Santa to handle. Designated water stations will be located throughout the shopping center and clean up baggies will be available in Center Court. Please pick up after your pet. Enjoy live musical performances, face painting, games, snow flurries and more. Bring a camera for photo opps. Carousel will be open for $1 per ride. Free. Adult supervision required. For information, visit www.pompanociticentre.com.

Chanukah at the Beach

Sunday, Dec. 25, 4 p.m.

S. Ocean Way, between SE 1 St. and SE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Latkes, Jelly Doughnuts, Dreidels, Arts and Crafts for Kids and Music. Presented by Chabad of North Broward Beaches. For more information, visit www.jewishlhp.com.

Grand Menorah Lighting

Wednesday, Dec. 28, 5 p.m.

Pompano Beach Citi Centre

1955 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

In the Courtyard, near the Carousel. Join Mayor Lamar Fisher with music, hot latkes, doughnuts, dreidels, crafts for the kids. Presented by Chabad of North Broward Beaches. For more information, visit www.jewishlhp.com.

Chanukah New Year’s Party

Saturday, Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m.

Hooper Home

2370 NE 26 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

For the community… Kosher Buffet, open bar and more. Presented by Chabad of North Broward Beaches. For more information, visit www.jewishlhp.com.

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HAPPENINGS

Posted on 08 December 2016 by LeslieM

Friends of D.B. Arboretum Meeting

Thursday, Dec. 8, 7 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Arboretum

Constitution Park

2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Speaker, Howard Tonkin, owner of Urban Habitat “Think

Beyond The Hedge.” Plant giveaway, light refreshments

served. Free, open to the public. For more information, call

954-480-4495 or visit www.treezoo.com.

Family Bed and Breakfast Weekend

Friday, Dec. 9 through Sunday, Dec. 11

Check-in: Friday, 3 p.m./Check-out: Sunday, 1 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Activities include hayride on Friday night, movie on

Saturday night and Continental Breakfast followed by

a guided nature walk on Sunday morning. Each campsite

features a 10-by-10-foot platform tent fully set up, fire ring,

barbecue grill, picnic table, water and electricity, and access

to showers/restrooms. Campers are on their own for dinner

both nights. Fees- $80/campsite (4 campers); $5/each per

additional camper (limit two). Pre-registration and pre-

payment required. For information, call 954-357-5100.

Seasonal Service

Sunday, Dec. 11, 10 a.m.

Community Presbyterian Church

1920 SE 4 St.

Deerfield Beach 33441

Enjoy cantata entitled “Jesus, Light of the World,” which tells

the story of Christmas through imagery of light found in

scripture and song. Chancel Choir, with local violinist Anne

Allaire accompanying. Everyone welcome. Refreshments

follow. For more information, call 954-427-0222.

Yard Sale

Friday, Dec. 9 & Saturday, Dec. 10, 8 a.m.to 3 p.m.

1960 NE 34 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Held by First Christian Church Youth. For more information, call 954-942-2549.

Movies in the Park – Arthur Christmas

Friday, Dec. 9, 7 p.m.

Villages of Hillsboro Park

4111 NW 6 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Free. Bring blankets, lawn chairs. Food truck. Movie concessions and glow merchandise sold for small fee. For movies schedule, visit www.dfb.city/moviesinthepark.

Holiday Brunch & Auction

Saturday, Dec. 10, 9:30 a.m. until noon

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 22 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Come do all of your holiday shopping. Sponsored by Deerfield Beach West Kiwanis Club. Tickets $15. RSVP to Vel at 984-428-1537.

Pancake Breakfast

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

Elks Lodge

700 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Hosted by the Benevolent Patriotic Order of DOES, Drove 142. Adults: $6/Children: $3. Open to the public. Christmas Crafts available for purchase. For information,

call 954-587-1121.

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HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS

Posted on 08 December 2016 by LeslieM

Cocktails with Santa

Thursday, Dec. 8, 6 to 8 p.m.

Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

This is the night for adults to have some good cheer for a great cause. Help out the Historical Society and mingle with your neighbors. Cost: $10 donation. For more information, email elilly707@aol.com or call 954-429-0378.

Snow Day

Saturday, Dec. 10, 2 to 6 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Rec. Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Day full of activities and rides for all ages, arts and crafts, entertainment, a fun visit from Santa and snow. Photo opportunities will be available. Free Event. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Scuba Santa

Saturday, Dec. 10, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Aquatic Center

501 SE 6 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Have your pictures taken underwater with Santa. Must be able to swim and hold your breath for at least 5 seconds. Fee: $5 per picture. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Pompano Beach Boat Parade

Sunday, Dec. 11, 6 to 8 p.m.

Participating vessels are decked out for the holidays. The parade begins at Lake Santa Barbara and cruises the Intracostal Waterway to Hillsboro Blvd. bridge. See more, Pg. 8.

Christmas Light Tours

Wednesday, Dec. 14, 6 to 9 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Rec. Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Cruise through Tradewinds Park Christmas light exhibit and tour local neighborhoods. Adults $5/Children 12 & under, $2. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Holiday Heritage Party

Thursday, Dec. 15, 6 to 9 p.m.

Sample-McDougald House

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Open House tours feature 12 historically decorated trees and 30+ unique quilts on display. Beer/wine bar and appetizers. Special choir presentation as La Bri serenades with Christmas Carols in the courtyard. Also, Santa arrival by firetruck! Ticket price is $35. Tickets may be reserved on line at www.SampleMcDougaldhouse.com or call 954-691-5686 for additional information. Also 100th Anniversary Christmas Ornaments are on sale all month. Designer artist Pat Anderson will visit, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 5:30-8 p.m. to sign and/or personalize this year’s hand-painted ornaments. $5 admission.

Winter Frost Festival

Saturday, Dec. 17, 3 to 5 p.m.

Highlands Community Center

411 NE 44 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33064

Enjoy food, hot chocolate, arts and crafts, and games. For additional information, call 954-429-1847.

Winter Wonderland

Saturday, Dec. 17, 10 a.m. to noon

Villages of Hillsboro Park

4111 NW 6 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Slide down two giant snow hills, ride on horse-drawn hayrides, enjoy refreshments and holiday treats, see a giant snow globe and get a visit from Santa. Free event. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Holiday Ice Cream Social with Santa

Saturday, Dec. 17, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Johnny Tigner Community Center

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Make your own ice-cream sundae, win prizes by singing your favorite Christmas songs, create arts & craft projects and meet Santa. Free event. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Worth the Drive: Bethlehem Revisited

Dec. 9 to 13, evenings

First Church Coral Springs

8650 W. Sample Rd.

Coral Springs, FL 33065

Re-creation of Bethelehm including shops, Roman soldiers and manger scene. For times or information, visit www.firstchurchcoralsprings.org or call, 954-752-0333.

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Holiday Happenings

Posted on 01 December 2016 by LeslieM

Deerfield Beach

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, Dec. 3, 9:30-11 a.m.

Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Family of 4-$10, $5 ea. additional person. For more information, email elilly707@aol.com or call 954-429-0378.

Ocean Way Holiday

Saturday, Dec. 3, 5 to 9 p.m.

International Fishing Pier

200 NE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Unveiling of holiday light display. Enjoy performances by local schools, kids’ activities, photos with Santa, tasty holiday treats, snow showers for the night, new life size snow globe, ice skating at the beach, and a visit from Rudolph and friends! Free event. Items available for purchase.

Cocktails with Santa

Thursday, Dec. 8, 6 to 8 p.m.

Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

This is the night for adults to have some good cheer for a great cause. Help out the Historical Society and mingle with your neighbors. Cost: $10 donation. For more information, email elilly707@aol.com or call 954-429-0378.

Snow Day

Saturday, Dec. 10, 2 to 6 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Rec. Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Day full of activities and rides for all ages, arts and crafts, entertainment, a fun visit from Santa and snow. Photo opportunities will be available. Free Event. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Scuba Santa

Saturday, Dec. 10, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Aquatic Center

501 SE 6 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Have your pictures taken underwater with Santa. Must be able to swim and hold your breath for at least 5 seconds. Fee: $5 per picture. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Christmas Light Tours

Wednesday, Dec. 14, 6 to 9 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Rec. Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Cruise through Tradewinds Park Christmas light exhibit and tour local neighborhoods. Fee: Adults $5/Children 12 & under $2. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Winter Wonderland

Saturday, Dec. 17, 10 a.m. to noon

Villages of Hillsboro Park

4111 NW 6 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Slide down two giant snow hills, ride on horse-drawn hayrides, enjoy refreshments and holiday treats, see a giant snow globe and get a visit from Santa. Free event. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Holiday Ice Cream Social with Santa

Saturday, Dec. 17, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Johnny Tigner Community Center

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Make your own ice-cream sundae, win prizes by singing your favorite Christmas songs, create arts & craft projects and meet Santa. Free event. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Lighthouse Point

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, Dec. 3, 10 a.m. to Noon

Lighthouse Point Fire Station

3740 NE 22 Ave.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Open to all Lighthouse Point children 12 and under. Hosted by the Fire Rescue Department. For more information, call 954-943-6500.

Lighthouse a’glow

Wednesday, Dec. 7, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Frank McDonough Park

3500 NE 27 Ave.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Come out to meet Santa, enjoy some holiday refreshments and caroling. For more information, call 954-943-6500.

Pompano Citi Centre Events

1955 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, Dec. 3, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Enjoy a continental breakfast with Santa Claus. Listen as he reads a favorite holiday story. Kids can enjoy milk and cookies provided by Subway, do holiday crafts, take pictures with the “Snow Princess” and take home a special gift from under the Christmas Tree. Tickets available online, in advance only. $5 per child/$10 per adult, limited quantity. To purchase, visit www.pompanociticentre.com.

Family Fun Day with Santa

Saturday, Dec. 10, 11a.m. to 2p.m.

Enjoy live musical performances, face painting, games and more. Be on the lookout for some “snow” every hour. Bring cameras to snap free pictures with Santa Claus. Carousel open for $1 per ride. Admission is free. Adult supervision required.

BYOD(OG) to Meet Santa

Saturday, Dec. 17, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Bring your furry best friends to take free photo with Santa Claus. All dogs must be on a leash and safe for Santa to handle. Designated water stations will be located throughout the shopping center and clean up baggies will be available in Center Court. Please pick up after your pet. Enjoy live musical performances, face painting, games, snow flurries and more. Bring a camera for photo opps. Carousel open for $1 per ride. Free. Adult supervision required. For information on all events, visit www.pompanociticentre.com.

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