HAPPENINGS

Posted on 31 January 2019 by LeslieM

Movies on the Lawn — Smallfoot

Friday, Feb. 1, 7 p.m.

The Great Lawn

20-98 N. Pompano Beach Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

The City of Pompano Beach Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Department invites you to bring your lawn chairs, blankets and picnics, and enjoy a featured presentation under the stars at the great lawn on the first Friday of every month at the Great Lawn. This is a free, family-friendly event. Friday, March 1 movie will be Stuart Little. For more information, call 954-786-4111.

Annual Winter Tea

Saturday, Feb. 2, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Bring your favorite teacup and join them for an afternoon of food, friendship, entertainment and tea! Guest speaker is Christine Porter, owner of The Modern Rose. Wear a festive hat and gloves for extra flair. $10, $5 for 12 and under. For more information, call 954-480-4481.

Blood Drive

Saturday, Feb. 2, 1 to 4 p.m.

Islamic Center of South Florida

1641 NW 15 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33069

One person can help save three lives! All donors will receive a FREE Limited Edition Oneblood long sleeve T-shirt and a wellness check-up including blood pressure, temperature, pulse, iron count and cholesterol screening. ID is required to donate. To make an appointment, visit www.oneblooddonor.org and use sponsor code #5065.

Victor Wainwright & The Train to perform

(2019 Grammy nominee)

Saturday, Feb. 2, 8 p.m.

The Funky Biscuit

303 SE Mizner Blvd.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Hot on the heels of his 2019 Grammy Awards “Best Contemporary Blues Album” nomination, the ‘Piana From Savannah’ Victor Wainwright and the Train kicks off a Pre-Grammy Winter tour with this local performance. Tickets are $20 to $45 (advance), $30 (door). For more information, call 561-395-2929 or visit www.funkybiscuit.com or www.victorwainwright.com.

The Greatest Glass Show On Earth”

Saturday, Feb. 2, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 3, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The South Florida Depression Glass Club presents its 45th Annual Sale and Show. Free gift to the first 100 paid attendees. Door prizes every half hour. Glass repair and identification on site. Newest glass book author Peter Lehman will speak and sign his book. Wow factor glass from all periods will be for sale or show by 22 nationwide vendors. Museum quality displays. Tickets are $6 and $5 with any printed ad. Early Buying Saturday 9 a.m. $10. For more information, call 561-767-5233 or email xiggy58@live.com.

The Beatlemaniax perform

Wednesday, Feb. 6, 7:30 to 9 p.m.

Herb Skolnick Community Center

800 SW 36 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33069

They are considered the most authentic Beatles Show Band in South Florida. Tickets are $14 and may be purchased at www.eventbrite.com/e/winter-concert-series-the-beatlemaniax-tickets-48962929440. For more information, call 954-786-4590.

Save the Date:

Music Under the Stars – Melina Elena Band (R&B)

Friday, Feb. 8, 7 p.m.

The Great Lawn

20-98 N. Pompano Beach Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Join the City of Pompano Beach for an evening of great music and entertainment as Vista Motor Company presents Music under the Stars every second Friday of the month. Their featured bands for the next two months are as follows: March 8 – Vinyl Band (Top 40’s) and April 12 – The KuKooz (Classic Rock). For more information, call 954-786-4111.

Pioneer Days

Friday, Feb. 15, to Sunday, Feb. 17, All Day

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Deerfield Beach celebrates its roots with this three day festival that features a carnival, arts and crafts, food vendors, live entertainment and a Saturday parade which concludes with a grand fireworks show. Free to attend. Guests must pay to park. For more information, call 954-480-4429 or visit www.deerfield-beach.com/1179/Pioneer-Days.

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Posted on 23 January 2019 by LeslieM

Spring Bowling League

Thursday, Jan. 24, 5:30 to 8 p.m.

Diamond Strike Lanes

2200 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Hosted by Greater Pompano Beach Chamber. Every Thursday though Apr. 18. Cost is $20, must pre-register. Free parking. For more information, call Cristina Costa Agnone at 954-941-2940 or visit www.pompanobeachchamber.com/bowling.

Swinging Fridays – Jazz on the Boulevard

Friday, Jan. 25, 7 to 10 p.m.

Ali Cultural Arts

353 Martin Luther King Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Ashanti Cultural Arts will host monthly swing dance classes followed by a jazz concert featuring various jazz artists and bands such as Jessie Jones, Nicole Yarling and George Tandy. Admission is $7. Last Friday of each month until June 28. For more information, e-mail ljones@ashanticulturalarts.org or contact@ashanticulturalarts.org

39th Annual Festival of the Arts

Saturday, Jan. 26 & Sunday, Jan. 27, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The festival includes over 125 juried artists from all over the United States along with continuous live music, a variety of food vendors, refreshments, a student art exhibit and of course, a kids’ zone. Party on pier, Saturday, 6 to 8 p.m. $10! For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Theodore & Edith Roosevelt to visit

Saturday, Jan. 26, 2 p.m.

Percy White Library

837 E. Hillsboro Blvd

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The National Touring Company Presidents and Their First Ladies, dramatically speaking presents Theodore & Edith Roosevelt. Dramatic portrayals by William and Sue Wills who have been touring the U.S. for the past 23 years making presentations on 34 US Presidential Couples. For more information, call 954-357-7680.

Boca Raton Fine Art Show

Saturday, Jan. 26 & Sunday Jan. 27, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Downtown Boca Raton

Federal Hwy (US-1) & Palmetto Park Rd.

Professionally juried fine art and fine craft show. All art is original, personally handmade and for sale. Free admission and plenty of area parking. For more information, visit hotworks.org.

Cool Wheels Car Show

Sunday, Jan. 27, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park

401 Powerline Rd. (Bald Eagle Shelter)

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Hosted by the Youth Automotive Training Center (YATC), this event will feature over 700 show cars, a silent auction, raffles, food trucks, as well as Broward Sheriff Office SWAT presentations. It is a great day for the entire family. Enjoy music from deejays Eugene, Rockin’ Rich and Scott the Music Man, and performances by Solid Brass. Free for spectators (except gate fee to get into park, which is usually $1.50).

Coffee & Healthy Conversations

Wednesday, Jan. 30, 9 a.m.

Broward Health North

201 E. Sample Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Stop by for a free health checkup and cup of coffee. They have free monthly checkups the last Wednesday of every month. This includes health screenings like stroke risk assessments, cholesterol checks posture evaluations and more. Bring your questions about issues like Cancer, Memory, Respiratory Issues, Sleep Problems, Stroke, Rehab, Pharmacy, Joint Health & more. Learn how to treat abdominal pain and common urinary problems with Camil Sader, MD, general surgeon, from 9 to 9:30 a.m., and Michael Tyler, MD, urologist, from 9:30 to 10 a.m. To reserve your seat, call 954-759-7400 and select option 5, or visit www.BrowardHealth.org/events.

Fashion Show Luncheon

Wednesday, Jan. 30, 11:30 a.m.

Lighthouse Point Yacht Club

2701 NE 42 St,

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

NE Focal Point Auxiliary is hosting their annual Fashion Show Luncheon, “Golden Sunflowers.” Sondro at the Cove will be providing the fashions. The afternoon will include a delicious lunch, fashion show, entertainment and door prizes. There will be money hats worth $50 – $100, donated by the Auxiliary members, that will be raffled. Ticket donation is $60 each. Limited seating. Tickets are on sale. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 954-480-4460 or e-mail rwilliams@deerfield-beach.com.

Winter Concert Series – The Mystics

Wednesday, Jan. 30, 7:30 to 9 p.m.

Herb Skolnick Center

800 SW 36 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33069

Join the City of Pompano Beach for a trip down memory lane with this Doo Wop & Harmony group from the ‘50s. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $14 and may be purchased at www.eventbrite.com/e/winter-concert-series-the-mystics-tickets-49107922117. For more information, call 954-786-4590.

Save the Date:

Movies on the Lawn — Smallfoot

Friday, Feb. 1, 7 p.m.

The Great Lawn

20-98 N. Pompano Beach Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

The City of Pompano Beach Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Department invites you to bring your lawn chairs, blankets and picnics and enjoy a featured presentation under the stars at the great lawn on the first Friday of every month at the Great Lawn. This is a free, family – friendly event. The movie will begin at 7 pm. For more information, call 954-786-4111.

The Greatest Glass Show On Earth”

Saturday, Feb. 2, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 3, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The South Florida Depression Glass Club presents its 45th Annual Sale and Show. Free gift to the first 100 paid attendees. Door prizes every half hour. Glass repair and identification on site. Newest glass book author Peter Lehman will speak and sign his book. Wow factor glass from all periods will be for sale or show by 22 nationwide vendors. Museum quality displays. Tickets are $6 and $5 with any printed ad. Early Buying Saturday 9 a.m. $10. For more information, call 561-767-5233 or email xiggy58@live.com.

Victor Wainwright & The Train perform

(2019 Grammy nominee)

Saturday, Feb. 2, 8 p.m.

The Funky Biscuit

303 SE Mizner Blvd.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

This kicks off this Blues singer’s pre-Grammy winter tour. Find out more about this artist at www.victorwainwright.com. Tickets: $20 to $45 (advance), $30 (door). For more information, call 561-395-2929 or visit www.funkybiscuit.com.

Annual Winter Tea

Saturday, Feb. 2, 11 a.m.to 1 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Bring your favorite teacup and join in for an afternoon of food, friendship, entertainment and tea! Guests speaker will be Christine Porter, owner of The Modern Rose. Wear a festive hat and gloves for extra flair. $10 ($5 for under 12). For more information, call 954-480-4481.

Deerfield Women’s Club Travels to Ft. Myers!

Friday & Saturday, Feb. 22 & 23

The women’s club is on the road again for an overnight stay in Ft. Myers. They will be staying one night at the Holiday Inn and two days of fun places to visit taking a 59 passenger luxurious bus with comfy seats. They will be going to the West Coast Royal Palm Dinner Theatre to see the musical Guys and Dolls. Shopping and lunch on the beach at Parrot Key. Cost is $183.50 per person all inclusive. There is limited seating still available for all trips. For more information, or if you would like to go on these trips, contact Sally Brinkworth at 954-427-2175.

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Posted on 17 January 2019 by LeslieM

ArtLit 2019: A Day of Heroes

Saturday, Jan. 19, noon to 10 p.m.

Pompano Beach Library & Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

ArtLit is a community celebration of art and literature with a playful explosion of live chalk art, canvas art, music, virtual reality demonstrations, interactive experiences, food trucks, and fun for all ages. Free live art creation and entertainment will be offered day and night for a total of 10 hours. Everyone is invited to join in a day of artful literary entertainment.

MLK Jr. Birthday Celebration Weekend

Jan. 19 to Jan. 21, All Day

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Center

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Join the City of Deerfield Beach along with city leaders, civic organizations and churches, as they pay homage to this great Civil Rights leader. This three daylong event features a choir competition, games and day of service kicks off with an exciting parade plus a family-friendly picnic. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

JA Uncorked

Saturday, Jan. 19, 6:30 to 10:30 p.m.

JA World Huizenga Center

(Lillian S. Wells Pavilion)

1130 Coconut Creek Blvd.

Coconut Creek, FL 33066

Junior Achievement of South Florida’s Circle of Wise Women will host its signature culinary fundraising event, JA World Uncorked, presented by Breakthru Beverage Florida. Have a drink in the champagne lounge or craft beer garden, listen to live entertainment, sip some spirits and wines, taste some great gourmet bites, bid on the silent auction and more. 21+ only. Benefits Junior Achievement programs. Tickets: $185. For information, visit www.jasouthflorida.org.

Worth the Drive:

Delray Beach Fashion Week 2019

Wednesday, Jan. 23 to Sunday Jan. 27

Downtown Delray Beach

Along Atlantic Ave.

Delray Beach, FL 33444

This year’s theme — “Fashion Never Dies,” inspired by 007, will be woven throughout the event featuring spectacular designers, art and beauty. Many diverse fashions will take the center stage at the runway shows. There will be four different shows throughout the days, including Fashion Royale – Opening Night Evening Wear & Designer Fashion Show, For Your Eyes Only – Shop The Runway In-Store Shopping Event throughout Downtown Delray Beach, Fashion is Forever – Fashion Luncheon, Fashion Show, & Silent Auction and the License to Swim—Closing Night Swimwear Show. The events will take place throughout Downtown Delray Beach and two of the runway shows are free to the public to stand and watch. Runway seats are ticketed and may be purchased at www.DelrayFashionWeek.com. Tickets range from $25 to $50. They also have VIP tickets available for $150. Proceeds benefit the Achievement Centers for Children and Families. For more information, call 561-243-1077.

Save the Date:

39th Annual Festival of the Arts

Saturday, Jan. 26, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The festival includes continuous over 125 juried artists from all over the United States along with continuous live music, a variety of food vendors, refreshments, a student art exhibit and of course, a kids’ zone. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Boca Raton Fine Art Show

Saturday, Jan. 26 & Sunday Jan. 27, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Federal Hwy (US-1) & Palmetto Park Rd.

Professionally juried fine art and fine craft show. All art is original, personally handmade and for sale. Free admission and plenty of area parking. For more information, visit hotworks.org.

Fashion Show Luncheon

Wednesday, Jan. 30, 11:30

Lighthouse Point Yacht Club

2701 NE 42 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

NE Focal Point Auxiliary is hosting their annual Fashion Show Luncheon, “Golden Sunflowers.” Sondro at the Cove will be providing the fashions. The afternoon will include a delicious lunch, fashion show, entertainment and door prizes. There will be money hats worth $50 – $100, donated by the Auxiliary members, that will be raffled. Ticket donation is $60 each. Limited seating. Tickets are on sale! For more information or to purchase tickets, call 954-480-4460 or email rwilliams@deerfield-beach.com.

The Greatest Glass Show on Earth”

Saturday, Feb. 2, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 3, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The South Florida Depression Glass Club presents its 45th Annual Sale and Show. Free gift to the first 100 paid attendees. Door prizes every half hour. Glass repair and identification on site. Newest glass book author Peter Lehman will speak and sign his book. Wow factor glass from all periods will be for sale or show by 22 nationwide vendors. Museum quality displays. Tickets are $6 and $5 with any printed ad (see pg. 4). Early buying Saturday 9 a.m. $10. For more information, call 561-767-5233 or email xiggy58@live.com.

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Posted on 10 January 2019 by LeslieM

Deerfield Beach Arboretum Meeting

Thursday, Jan. 10, 7 p.m.

Constitution Park

2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd,

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Speaker will be Adam Pitcher. Adam is a very knowledgeable and interesting young man. He is an urban horticulturist working with the UF IFAS extension in Broward County. His specialty is Florida insects. If you have any bug problems, this is the man to see. Don’t miss him. Light refreshments will be served and several plant giveaways will be held. This meeting is free and open to the public. If you haven’t paid your 2019 dues yet, please do. Pay in person at the meeting or mail it to Bob Jennings, at Friends of DB, 1101 NW 5 Ave. Boca Raton, FL 33432. 2019 due prices are the following: Sponsor — $100- $249, Household — $40 and Individual — $25.

Having Our Say

Friday, Jan. 11 through Sunday, Feb. 3

Boca Sol Theatre

3333 N. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Primal Forces is proud to present the story of civil rights trailblazers, activists and best friends — the Delany sisters. The critically acclaimed play is based upon the New York Times best-seller, Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years. Directed by Genie Croft, the play stars Broadway veteran Avery Sommers and Carbonell winner Karen Stephens. The play will be presented on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $30-$35 and are available at www.primalforces.com or call 866-811-4111.

8th Annual AACA Antique Car Show

Saturday, Jan. 12, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sample-McDougald House

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Experience history in a fun way! Cars, trucks, motorcycles and more from an era gone by will be on display. See the cars, talk to the owners and learn why they are so enthusiastic to save and restore these American treasures. Tour the beautiful Sample-McDougald House and imagine the day when Neal Sample’s Model T sat in the portico. All this plus music! $5 per person charge covers all of the activities. Food truck available for concessions.

Brandon’s Run for Autism

Saturday, Jan. 12, 7 to 10:30 a.m.

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Brandon is a motivated and passionate young man living in Deerfield Beach. An advocate for Autism and an avid runner, his goal is to raise money to fund research, scholarships and job training for those affected by Autism. The International Society for Autism (ISAresearch.org) is supporting Brandon in his goals by helping him create this annual 5K, “Brandon’s Run for Autism.” Your participation or contribution will benefit Brandon and others like him by providing career readiness, job training, social skill training and community involvement. Admission is $30 in advance and $40 the day of the event. To register, visit https://events.hakuapp.com/571023dbea995f079ff9. For more information, call Erica Rubin at 305-305-0540.

Tropical Post Card Club

Saturday, Jan. 12, noon to 3 p.m.

Old Schoolhouse Meeting Room

Next to City Hall

150 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Look for the Old Caboose right out in front. Lots of free parking, not far to walk. Meet lots of really great folks. There will be cards to buy, stories to share and a good time to be had by all. They meet on the 2nd Saturday of every month at the same time and place. For more information, call Amie Kay Tanner at 954-254-8937.

32nd Annual Boca Fest

Saturday, Jan. 12 & Sunday, Jan. 13, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

6000 Glades Rd.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Free admission, Juried outdoor showcase produced by Howard Alan Events, featuring original art handmade in America, with over 175 exhibitors from throughout Florida and the United States. Prices of art are set to suit all budgets. All artists are on-site for the duration of the festival. Pet friendly (leashed pets). Vast array of artistic media featured, including paintings, sculptures, photography, ceramics, glass, wood, handmade jewelry, collage and mixed media. For more information, visit www.artfestival.com, e-mail info@artfestival.com or call 561-746-6615.

Garden Club of LHP Meeting & Presentation

Monday, Jan. 14, 1 to 4 p.m.

Dixon Ahl Hall

2220 NE 38 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Topic: “Importance of Bees to the Ecological Balance.” Speaker will be at 2 p.m. — Guest Speaker, John Coldwell, President Broward Beekeepers Assoc., the designer & builder of Deerfield Bee Apiary. The event is free open and to public. For more information, or questions, contact Caroline Steffen at c.caroline.steffen@aol.com or visit The Garden Club of Lighthouse Point website at www.lhpgc.org.

DB Commission meeting

Tuesday, Jan. 15, 7 p.m.

City Hall, Commission Chambers

150 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

For more information, visit www.deerfield-beach.com.

Save the Date:

Spring Bowling League

Jan. 17 to April 18

Every Thursday, 5:30 to 8 p.m.

Diamond Strike Lanes

2200 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Hosted by Greater Pompano Beach Chamber. Cost is $20, must pre-register. Free parking. For more information, call Cristina Costa Agnone at 954-941-2940 or visit www.pompanobeachchamber.com/bowling.

ArtLit 2019: A Day of Heroes

Saturday, Jan. 19, noon to 10 p.m.

Pompano Beach Library & Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

ArtLit is a community celebration of art and literature with a playful explosion of live chalk art, canvas art, music, virtual reality demonstrations, interactive experiences, food trucks, and fun for all ages. Free live art creation and entertainment will be offered day and night for a total of 10 hours. Everyone is invited to join in a day of artful literary entertainment.

MLK Jr. Birthday Celebration Weekend

Jan. 19 to Jan. 21, all day

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Center

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Join the City of Deerfield Beach along with city leaders, civic organizations and churches, as they pay homage to this great Civil Rights leader. This three daylong event features a choir competition, games and day of service kicks off with an exciting parade plus a family-friendly picnic. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Swinging Fridays – Jazz on the Boulevard

Friday, Jan. 25, 7 to 10 p.m.

Ali Cultural Arts

353 Martin Luther King Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Ashanti Cultural Arts will host monthly swing dance classes followed by a jazz concert featuring various jazz artists and bands, such as Jessie Jones, Nicole Yarling and George Tandy. Admission is $7. Last Friday of each month until June 28. For more information, e-mail ljones@ashanticulturalarts.org or contact@ashanticulturalarts.org.

39th Annual Festival of the Arts

Saturday, Jan. 26, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The festival includes over 125 juried artists from all over the United States along with continuous live music, a variety of food vendors, refreshments, a student art exhibit and, of course, a kids’ zone. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Boca Raton Fine Art Show

Saturday, Jan. 26 & Sunday Jan. 27, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Downtown Boca Raton

Federal Hwy (US-1) & Palmetto Park Rd.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Professionally juried fine art and fine craft show. All art is original, personally handmade and for sale. Free admission and plenty of area parking. For more information, visit hotworks.org.

Deerfield Women’s Club Travels

Friday & Saturday, Feb. 22 & 23

Overnight in Ft. Myers. Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre to see “Guys and Dolls.” Shopping and lunch on the beach at Parrot Key. Cost is $183 all inclusive. There is limited seating still available for all trips. For more information, or if you would like to go on these trips, contact Sally Brinkworth at 954-427-2175.

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Beach Sounds

Friday, Jan. 4, 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The City of Deerfield Beach is excited to bring back Beach Sounds! This free concert series will feature on this night the retro-pop band The Polar Boys. This free family-friendly concert series is a great way to relax along the beach, so grab your chairs and blankets and come enjoy the music. Guests must pay to park. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Green Market — Pompano

Every Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

1 Ave. & 1 St.

Corner of Dixie Highway & Atlantic Boulevard

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

They have fresh fruits and vegetables, juices, baked goods, seafood and other food items, as well as orchids, plants, and health-related products, and services. Visitors will find handmade crafts, art and culinary products at the market too. There is also a free yoga class from 10 to 11 a.m., followed by live music. For more information, call 952-786-5535.

22nd Annual Dunn’s Run

Sunday, Jan. 6, 7:30 a.m. to noon

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Popular 5k walk/run, 5 mile run. Runners must be registered to participate. Watch the action and see who wins. Browse through the vendor booths. Guests must pay to park. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Biz With a Twist

Wednesday, Jan. 9, 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Brendan’s Sports Pub

858 S. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Enjoy this business event with the Pompano Beach, Lighthouse Point & Margate Chamber of Commerce. For online pre-registered: Members — $10; non-members — $35 (Additional $5 for walk-ins). For info. and to register, visit www. pompanobeachchamber.com/events.

Save the Date:

Having Our Say”

Friday, Jan. 11 through Sunday, Feb. 3

Boca Sol Theatre

3333 N. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Primal Forces is proud to present the story of civil rights trailblazers, activists and best friends — the Delany sisters’. The critically acclaimed play is based upon the New York Times best-seller, Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years. Directed by Genie Croft, the play stars Broadway veteran Avery Sommers and Carbonell winner, Karen Stephens. Previews will be Jan. 9 and 10 at 8 p.m. The play will be presented on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $30-$35 and are available at www.primalforces.com or call 866-811-4111.

AACA Antique Car Show

Saturday, Jan. 12, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Sample McDougald House

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Cars, trucks, motorcycles and more from an era gone by. Talk to the owners and learn why they are so enthusiastic to save and restore these American treasures. Tour the beautiful historic house and imagine the day when Neal Sample’s Model T sat in the portico. All this plus music! $5 per person. Food truck available for concessions.

32nd Annual Boca Fest

Saturday, Jan. 12 & Sunday, Jan. 13, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

6000 Glades Rd.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Juried outdoor showcase produced by Howard Alan Events, featuring original art handmade in America, with over 175 exhibitors from throughout Florida and the United States. Prices of art are set to suit all budgets. All artists are on-site for the duration of the festival. Vast array of artistic media featured, including paintings, sculptures, photography, ceramics, glass, wood, handmade jewelry, collage and mixed media. Pet friendly (leashed pets). Free admission. For more information, visit www.artfestival.com, e-mail info@artfestival.com or call 561-746-6615.

Garden Club of Lighthouse Point
Meeting & Presentation

Monday, Jan. 14, 1 to 4 p.m.

Dixon Ahl Hall

2220 NE 38 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Topic: “Importance of Bees to the Ecological Balance.” Speaker will be at 2 p.m. — Guest Speaker, John Coldwell, president of Broward Beekeepers Assoc., and the designer & builder of Deerfield Bee Apiary. The event is free to the public. For more information, or questions, contact Caroline Steffen at c.caroline.steffen@aol.com or visit The Garden Club of Lighthouse Point website at www.lhpgc.org.

DB Commission Meeting

Tuesday, Jan. 15, 7 p.m.

City Hall, Commission Chambers

150 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Birthday Celebration Weekend

Saturday, Jan. 19 to Monday, Jan. 21, all day

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 they pay homage to this great Civil Rights leader. This three day long event features a choir competition, games and day of service kicks off with an exciting parade plus a family-friendly picnic. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Swinging Fridays – Jazz on the Boulevard

Friday, Jan. 25, 7 to 10 p.m.

Ali Cultural Arts

353 Martin Luther King Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Ashanti Cultural Arts will host monthly swing dance classes followed by a Jazz concert featuring various Jazz artists and bands, such as Jessie Jones, Nicole Yarling and George Tandy. Admission is $7. Last Friday of each month until June 28. For more information, e-mail ljones@ashanticulturalarts.org or contact@ashanticulturalarts.org

39th Annual Festival of the Arts

Saturday, Jan. 26, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The festival includes over 125 juried artists from all over the United States along with continuous live music, a variety of food vendors, refreshments, a student art exhibit and, of course, a kids’ zone. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Deerfield Women’s Club Travels

Friday & Saturday, Jan. 11 & 12

Overnight stay to St. Augustine and Jacksonville Alhambra Dinner Theatre and historic St. Augustine plus second day dinner at Hurricane Pattie’s on the water before going home. Cost is $253.

Friday & Saturday, Feb. 22 & 23

Overnight in Ft. Myers. Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre to see “Guys and Dolls.” Shopping and lunch on the beach at Parrot Key. Cost is $183 all inclusive.

There is limited seating still available for all trips. For more information, or if you would like to go on these trips, contact Sally Brinkworth at 954-427-2175.

Deerfield Beach Waterfront Walk Club

Every Monday, Wednesday, & Friday, 7 to 9 a.m.

International Fishing Pier

200 NE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The City of Deerfield Beach Parks & Recreation Department hosts. The Walk Club is an opportunity for our active aging adults, 50 years plus, to improve heart health, increase energy and stay active while socializing with others, and enjoying a walk up and down the beautiful waterfront and International Pier. Please stop by the Pier today to sign up. Every Journey starts with a single step! For more information, contact the International Fishing Pier at 954-480-4407.

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.

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 to 2:15 p.m.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Chair Yoga at the Center for Active Aging

Tuesday & Thursday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Center for Active Aging

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The Center for Active Aging offers recreational, fitness and fun for seniors over the age of 60. Transportation Services available. Yoga helps improve your flexibility, build muscle strength, perfect your posture, prevents cartilage and joint breakdown, protects your spine, betters your bone health, increases your blood flow and you can meet new people. The instructor will be Diane Zantop. The cost is $30 per month or $5 per class. For more information, call 954-480-4447.

Chair Yoga classes

The Center for Active Aging

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Seeking to Transform your Health and Decrease Stress? Join one of Chair Yoga classes.

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

District 4 Saturday Office Hours – Jan. 5

District 4 Commissioner, Todd Drosky is happy to host Saturday office hours on Jan. 5, at City Hall located at 150 2 Ave., in Deerfield Beach. Commissioner Drosky will be available to meet with constituents on an appointment basis, between the hours of 10 a.m. to noon. To schedule an appointment, please contact the Office of the City Manager at 954-480-4263.

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Backyard Garage Sale

Saturday, Dec. 29, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Time to clean out the clutter? Join in on this garage sale. For more info., e-mail judithofdfb@gmail.com or elilly707@aol.com. You can also attend the garage sale and maybe buy a thing or two! In the past, there have been things like jewelry, clothing, antiques, books, sewing machines, glassware, collectbles, paintings… you name it! Who knows what you will find this time! While there, take a tour of the historic home (free, donations accepted). www.deerfieldbeachhistory.org.

Ugly Sweater Contest

Sunday, Dec. 30, 10 a.m.

Tipperary Pub

1540 SE 3 Ct.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Serving Prime Rib for Breakfast. For more information, call 954-421-9769.

Elegant Champagne Brunch

Aishes Chayil: Becoming a Woman of Valor”

Sunday, Dec. 30, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Chabad of Deerfield Beach

1874 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Come and be inspired by featured speaker Rebbetzin Henya Hertzel. Proceeds benefit The Chabad of Deerfield Beach Kitchen Shower Fund. Tickets: $20 (includes admission and a raffle ticket). Sponsorships: $54 (includes admission and a raffle ticket). Tickets available online: www.chabaddeerfield.com/4201518. Tickets can also be purchased by contacting Laurie Cadaner-Mendelson at 954-573-3676.

Delray Beach New Year’s Celebration

Monday, Dec. 31, 5 to 9 p.m.

Old School Square

51 N. Swinton Ave.

Delray Beach, FL 33444

There will be numerous free activities, including kid’s crafts, face painting, celebration crowns, resolution wall, vintage game room, live entertainment and DJ, outdoor family games and more! The carousel, mini-golf and ice skating will be available for $3. Food trucks will be on site. The fireworks finale will launch from the Old School Square Parking Garage at 9 p.m.

New Year’s Eve Celebration

Monday, Dec. 31

2 Georges at The Cove

1754 SE 3 Ct.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Go and spend the night ringing in the New Year on the water watching the boats cruise by. The specials will be seafood risotto, scallop piccata, chicken cordon bleu, prime rib dinner and red snapper. The full menu will be available as well. For reservations, call 954-421-9272.

Education Advisory Board Meeting

Wednesday, Jan. 2, 7 p.m.

Hillsboro Community Center

50 Technology Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

For more information, call 954-480-6420.

Paint in “PleinAir” with Pat

Thursday, Jan. 4

Pompano Beach

Get 4 classes for $100: 1) Watercolors at Hillsboro Lighthouse, Jan. 12; 2) Acrylics at the Pavilion at Hillsboro Inlet Park, Jan. 15; 3) Pencil drawings at the Pompano Beach Branch Library, Jan. 22; 4) Acrylics at the Beach at Pavilion One, Jan. 29. Register by Jan. 4 for a bonus Artist Tote. For more information, visit www.patandersonartist.com. To register, call the Emma Lou Olson Civic Center at 954-786-4111.

Save the Date:

Boca Raton GreenMarket

Saturday, Jan. 5, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m

Boca Raton City Hall

201 W. Palmetto Park Rd.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

In its new location, the green market continues to offer a wide range of products, rain or shine. More than just fruits & veggies, this market also has plants, bakery products, seafood, soaps & lotions, flowers, coffee & teas and much more (over 40 vendors). There is also live music. It makes for a fun outing! Follow them on Facebook at BocaRatonGreenMarket.

Art Exhibits

Coloured

Historic Ali Cultural Arts

353 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

As A Matter of Black – A Seat at the Table

Bailey Contemporary Arts

41 NE 1 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

African American artists are being celebrated with two stirring exhibits in Pompano Beach. For more details about art exhibit, see pg. 5. Coloured runs through Feb. 8. For hours and more information, visit www.aliarts.org or call 954-786-7876. As A Matter of Black – A Seat at the Table runs Jan. 4 – Feb. 22. Opening Reception is Friday, Jan. 4, from 6 to 9 p.m. (during Old Town Untapped). For hours and more information, visit www.baileyarts.org or call 954-284-0141.

Having Our Say

Friday, Jan. 11 through Sunday, Feb. 3

Boca Sol Theatre

3333 N. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Primal Forces is proud to present the story of civil rights trailblazers, activists and best friends — the Delany sisters’. The critically acclaimed play is based upon the New York Times best-seller, Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years. Directed by Genie Croft, the play stars Broadway veteran Avery Sommers and Carbonell winner, Karen Stephens. Previews will be Jan. 9 and 10 at 8 p.m. The play will be presented on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $30-$35 and are available at www.primalforces.com or call 866-811-4111.

32nd Annual Boca Fest

Saturday, Jan. 12 & Sunday, Jan. 13, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

6000 Glades Rd.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Free admission, Juried outdoor showcase produced by Howard Alan Events, featuring original art handmade in America, with over 175 exhibitors from throughout Florida and the United States. Prices of art are set to suit all budgets. All artists are on-site for the duration of the festival. Pet friendly (leashed pets). Vast array of artistic media featured, including paintings, sculptures, photography, ceramics, glass, wood, handmade jewelry, collage and mixed media. For more information, visit www.artfestival.com, or e-mail info@artfestival.com or call 561-746-6615.

Garden Club of Lighthouse Point
meeting & presentation

Monday, Jan. 14, 1 to 4 p.m.

Dixon Ahl Hall

2220 NE 38 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Topic: “Importance of Bees to the Ecological Balance.” Speaker will be at 2 p.m. — Guest Speaker, John Coldwell, President Broward Beekeepers Assoc., the designer & builder of Deerfield Bee Apiary. The event is free open and to public. For more information, or questions, contact Caroline Steffen at c.caroline.steffen@aol.com or visit The Garden Club of Lighthouse Point website at www.lhpgc.org.

January Business Breakfast

Thursday, Jan. 17, 7:30 to 9 a.m.

Wyndham Deerfield Beach Hotel

2096 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The Deerfield Chamber of Commerce is starting the new year with a new look and feel. Join them as they launch their new brand, membership levels and new ways for you to get involved, maximize your membership and promote your business. Members $25, $30 at the door; non-members: $30, $35 at the door. For more information, e-mail info@deerfieldchamber.com.

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Garden Club of Lighthouse Point —
Meeting & Presentation

Thursday, Dec. 20, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Lighthouse Point Yacht Club

2701 NE 42 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Speaker will be Jason Liechty, senior environmental coordinator, Broward County Planning & Community Resilience Division. Presentation will be “Rising to the Challenge of Our Rising Seas.” This meeting is open and free to the public. For more information, e-mail Caroline Steffen at c.caroline.steffen@aol.com or visit The Garden Club of Lighthouse Point at www.lhpgc.org.

Holiday Party

Thursday, Dec. 20, 6 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Percy White Library

837 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Hosted by Suzy Hammer, event will include stories, humor & songs for the whole family!

Decorate a Donut

Friday, Dec. 21, 3 to 6 p.m.

The Dandee Donut Factory

1422 S. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Kids will receive a free donut that they will get to decorate themselves. For more information, call 954-531-1990.

Christmas Eve Worship Service

Monday, Dec. 24, 10:30 p.m.

St. Peter’s Anglican Church

1416 SE 2 Terr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Lessons and carols, midnight mass, seasonal refreshments. All are welcome. For more information, call 954-695-0336.

Save the Date:

32nd Annual Boca Fest

Saturday, Jan. 12 & Sunday, Jan. 13, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

6000 Glades Rd.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Free admission, Juried outdoor showcase produced by Howard Alan Events, featuring original art handmade in America, with over 175 exhibitors from throughout Florida and the United States. Prices of art are set to suit all budgets. All artists are on-site for the duration of the festival. Pet friendly (leashed pets). Vast array of artistic media featured, including paintings, sculptures, photography, ceramics, glass, wood, handmade jewelry, collage and mixed media. For more information, visit www.artfestival.com, e-mail info@artfestival.com or call 561-746-6615.

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56th Annual Holiday Boat Parade

Friday, Dec. 14, 6 to 10 p.m.

Sands Harbor Resort and Marina

125 N. Riverside Dr.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

The Freedom Fighter Outdoors members will be on the lead boat in the parade and will visit the Sands Harbor Resort where the National Anthem will be performed. You’ll be able to enjoy the decorations and excitement of over 50 boats on parade. See more, on Pg. 8. For more information, contact the Pompano Beach/Lighthouse Pt/Margate Chamber at 954-941-2940 or visit the office located at 2200 E. Atlantic Blvd., in Pompano Beach.

Cocktails and Carols

Friday, Dec. 14, 7 p.m.

Cultural Center and Library

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Many people remember when the December holidays were a time to gather around the piano to sing and hear carols. The Master Chorale is reviving this tradition with an intimate evening of carols and other holiday songs. Please join them for a festive evening of cocktails, heavy hors d’oeuvres and holiday songs sung by some of the best singers in South Florida. For more information, call 954-545-7800.

Beach Sounds Concert Series

Friday, Dec. 14, 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Music lovers are invited to bring their blankets and chairs to sit on the beach or wade in the surf, as they listen to Butterfly Snapple. Admission is free and open to the public. For a full listing of this season’s bands and dates visit their website at www.dfb.city/beachsounds. For more information, call the Community Events and Outreach Division at 954-480-4429.

Arboretum Tea Party

Saturday, Dec. 15, 9:30 a.m. to noon

2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

There will be a Tea and Trees celebration in the Arboretum. Short garden tours and live music will accompany this tea party. There are limited tickets so contact Constitution Park at 954-480-4494 for your reservations.

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, Dec. 15, 10 a.m. to noon

LHP Fire Rescue Station

3740 NE 22 Ave.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Open to all LHP children 12 and under.

Wreath’s Across America

Saturday, Dec. 15, noon to 3 p.m.

Forest Lawn Memorial

200 W. Copans Rd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

This event is hosted by Car Show Jean and is a tribute to veterans show. There will be live entertainment by Joey & Gigolos — Classic Doo-Wop. Free food and soft drinks for all, donated by Mission BBQ. From 10 to 11 a.m., prior to the music and car show at the special veterans area in the cemetery, wreaths will be laid on all the veterans graves. Those who would like to volunteer and participate please arrive by 10 a.m. For instructions, call Forest Lawn at 954-784-4000. For more information about this event, call 561-704-0669.

Red Christmas Soiree

Saturday, Dec. 15, 9 p.m.

American Legion Post 287

191 SW 1 Terr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Donations are $7 in advance and $10 at the door. Hors D’oeuvres will be served. There will be a DJ too.

Letters to Santa Claus

Through Saturday, Dec. 15

The City of Pompano Beach Parks & Recreation Department can help prove Santa’s “real” by delivering the letters to the North Pole and making sure Santa replies to your child’s letter. Letters and envelopes will be available to fill out for jolly ole St. Nicholas at the following recreation centers:

Emma Lou Olson – 1801 NE 6 St.

Highlands Center – 1650 NE 50 Ct.

McNair Center – 951 NW 27 Ave.

Mitchell Moore Center – 901 NW 10 St.

For more information, visit or call 954-786-4111.

Hadassah Chapter of Deerfield Beach meets

Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2 p.m.

Activity Center in Century Village East

3501 W. Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

They will be celebrating the birthday of their founder, Henrietta Szold. They will also be enjoying a film called, “A Woman Named Golda?” with Ingrid Bergman. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call Minerva Katz at 954-427-9902.

Garden Club of Lighthouse Point meets

Thursday, Dec. 20, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Lighthouse Point Yacht Club

2701 NE 42 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Speaker will be Jason Liechty, senior environmental coordinator for Broward County Planning & Community Resilience Division. Presentation will be “Rising to the Challenge of Our Rising Seas.” This meeting is open and free to the public. For more information, e-mail Caroline Steffen at c.caroline.steffen@aol.com or visit The Garden Club of Lighthouse Point at www.lhpgc.org.

Holiday Party

Thursday, Dec. 20, 6 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Percy White Library

837 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Hosted by Suzy Hammer, event will include stories, humor & songs for the whole family.

Save the Date:

Elegant Champagne Brunch

Aishes Chayil: Becoming a Woman of Valor”

Sunday, Dec. 30, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Chabad of Deerfield Beach

1874 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Come and be inspired by featured speaker Rebbetzin Henya Hertzel. Proceeds benefit The Chabad of Deerfield Beach Kitchen Shower Fund. Tickets: $20 (includes admission and a raffle ticket). Sponsorships: $54 (includes admission and a raffle ticket) Paid reservations Required by Dec. 16. Tickets available online at www.chabaddeerfield.com/4201518. Tickets can also be purchased by contacting Laurie Cadaner-Mendelson at 954-573-3676.

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Cocktails with Santa

Thursday, Dec. 6, 5:30 to 8 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Holiday foods and sweet treats. Adult beverages, photos with Santa and lots more fun. Donation is $20. For more information, call 954-429-0378.

December Business Breakfast

Thursday, Dec. 6, 7:30 to 9 a.m.

Wyndham Deerfield Beach Hotel

2096 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

They will be featuring one of the many charitable organizations in our community. Go and hear about the great work taking place at the Jim & Jan Moran Boys & Girls Club in Deerfield Beach, with an overview by Club Director Brenda Fulmore and a testimonial from alumnus Kencent Brown. Tickets (advance): Members, $25; non-members, $30 (at the door): Members, $30; non-members, $35. For more information or how to register, email info@deerfieldchamber.com.

Movies at the Park — Rise of the Guardians

Friday, Dec. 7, 7 to 9 p.m.

Athletics Complex

501 SE 6 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The Deerfield Beach Parks & Recreation Department will be hosting the third Movies in the Park. So grab a blanket and lawn chair and join them. The event is free. Popcorn and other refreshments will be available for purchase. For more information, call the Constitution Park at 954-480-4494.

Winter Wonderland

Saturday, Dec. 8, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park

401 Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Join the city for some wintery fun. Their celebration of the season features a parade at 11:15 a.m. highlighting the marching band of Deerfield Beach High School, a 70 ft. snow slide, a snow hill for climbing, trackless train, giant snow globe and a visit from Santa. The event and activities are free. Food will be available for purchase from Food Trucks and local vendors. Entry into the park is $1.50 a person. For more information, call 954-480-4494.

Pompano Beach Garden Club meeting

Monday, Dec. 10, 12:30 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The meeting is open to the public. The Program “Holiday Designs” presented by Pompano Beach Garden Club members. For more information, call 954-253-9938.

Deerfield Beach Arboretum meeting

Thursday, Dec. 13, 7 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Arboretum at Constitution Park

2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach Fl, 33442

Speaker will be Kristen Hoss. She is an educator and ecological consultant who teaches the Florida Master Naturalist Program in Broward County with over 25 years of experience in marine, aquatic and terrestrial ecology, and the management of natural areas, including wildlife. Her passion is making a difference in people’s lives. During this talk, you will learn the importance of native plants, as well as how to determine what plant to plant where. Light refreshments will be served. Several plant giveaways will be held. This meeting is free and open to the public. For more information, call 954-480-4494.

Save the Date:

56th Annual Holiday Boat Parade

Friday, Dec. 14, 6 to 10 p.m.

Sands Harbor Resort and Marina

125 N. Riverside Dr.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

This year’s Grand Marshals, The Freedom Fighter Outdoors members, will be on the lead boat in the parade and will visit the Sands Harbor Resort where the National Anthem will be performed. You’ll be able to enjoy the decorations and excitement of over 50 boats on parade. As a reminder to everyone, the bridges on Atlantic Boulevard, 14 St. Causeway and Hillsboro Boulevard will be in the upright position from approximately 6:15 to 9:30 p.m. for the Boat Parade to pass by. Traffic is usually extra heavy in those areas so please plan accordingly and drive safely. For more information, contact the Pompano Beach/Lighthouse Pt/Margate Chamber at 954-941-2940.

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, Dec. 15, 10 a.m. to noon

LHP Fire Rescue Station

3740 NE 22 Ave.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Open to all LHP children 12 and under.

Letters to Santa Claus

Through Saturday, Dec. 15

The City of Pompano Beach Parks & Recreation Department can help prove Santa’s “real” by delivering the letters to the North Pole and making sure Santa replies to your child’s letter. Letters and envelopes will be available to fill out for jolly ole St. Nicholas at the following recreation centers:

Emma Lou Olson – 1801 NE 6 St.

Highlands Center – 1650 NE 50 Ct.

McNair Center – 951 NW 27 Ave.

Mitchell Moore Center – 901 NW 10 St.

For more information, visit www.pompanobeachfl.gov or call 954-786-4111.

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SW 10th Street Workshop

Thursday, Nov. 29, 2:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Doubletree Hotel

100 Fairway Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The workshop will have an open house format and FDOT staff will be available to answer questions. There will be a presentation every 30 minutes. Alternatives for SW 10 Street will be presented. This will be the first opportunity for many of you to see firsthand the concepts that FDOT is proposing for SW 10 Street. This is also your last major opportunity to provide comments and feedback. The next step during the summer of 2019 will be FDOT selecting a preferred alternative for design. For more information, contact FDOT at 954-777-4427 or toll free at 866-336-8435, ext. 4427, or via e-mail at Robert.Bostian@dot.state.fl.us, or visit the project website at www.sw10street.com.

Cookies and Fashion

at FIFI’S Fine Resale Apparel

Thursday, Nov. 29, 5:30 to 8 p.m.

FIFI’S Fine Resale Apparel

306 S. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

The Zonta Club of Greater Deerfield Beach invites all Fashionistas to join them on a FUNraising event. Enjoy shopping, along with friendship, cookies and wine. All proceeds to support Zonta’s various local charities. For more information, contact Sandy Manning at bosanboc@comcast.net or visit www.Zontadeerfieldbeach.org.

Members Only” Holiday Party

Thursday, Nov. 29, 5:30 to 9 p.m.

Sample-McDougald House Museum

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Enjoy an old-fashioned Christmas, sip on champagne and nibble on holiday treats as you preview this year’s fully decorated holiday home at the historic Sample-McDougald House. Open beer/wine bar, live musical entertainment. Santa arrives at 7 p.m. Enjoy hot apple cider on the porch, Miss Christmas Joy and more as you celebrate the holidays with your friends at the historic home. Membership can be purchased or renewed at the door or through their website starting at $35 (individual), $40 (duo) or $50 (family). For more information, visit www.samplemcdougald.org or call 754-307-5446.

District 2 Community Meeting

Thursday, Nov. 29, 7:30 p.m.

Hillsboro Community Center

50 Hillsboro Technology Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Vice Mayor Gloria J. Battle invites all District 2 residents to a District Meeting. Mayor Bill Ganz has been invited to present the 2018 State of the City. All residents are welcome to attend. For more information, contact the Office of the City Manager at 954-480-4263 or visit www.Deerfield-Beach.com.

Annie

Thursday, Nov. 29 to Sunday, Dec. 23

The Wick Theatre

7901 N. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33445

The Wick Theatre is proud to present Annie, starring Emmy Award-winning actress Sally Struthers as Miss Hannigan. Fun for the entire family, the Tony Award-winning Broadway hit features a terrific score and tells the heartwarming tale of Little Orphan Annie, who stole the heart of a lonely millionaire. Classic songs performed with a live orchestra include “Tomorrow,” “Easy Street,” “It’s the Hard-Knock Life,” and “You’re Never Fully Dressed without a Smile.” For tickets and more information, visit www.thewick.org or call 561-995-2333.

Coastal Cocktails

Deerfield Island Park

Saturday, Dec. 1, 3 to 7 p.m.

1720 Deerfield Island Park

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

First ferry from Sullivan Park leaves at 2:30 p.m. They will be serving light fare, wine, beer, water. There will be raffles, a silent auction and island music. Highlights will be tours of Deerfield Island Park, the Nature Center, and the official presentation of their new educational Wingspan exhibit. $20 donation per person for members and $45 non–members (includes 1 year membership). Rain Date: Sunday, Dec. 2. RSVP to iwechterman@gmail.com.

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, Dec. 1, 9 to 11:30 a.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

There will be breakfast, a chance to take a photo with Santa, and arts & crafts. Family of 4: $10. $5 for each additional person. For more information, call 954-429-0378. Save the Date for Cocktails with Santa on Dec. 6, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. for the adults to grab some spirits and sweet treats ($20 donation).

Letters to Santa Claus

Saturday, Dec. 1 to Saturday, Dec. 15

The City of Pompano Beach Parks & Recreation Department can help prove Santa’s “real” by delivering the letters to the North Pole and making sure Santa replies to your child’s letter. Letters and envelopes will be available to fill out for jolly ole St. Nicholas at the following recreation centers:

Emma Lou Olson – 1801 NE 6 St.

Highlands Center – 1650 NE 50 Ct.

McNair Center – 951 NW 27 Ave.

Mitchell Moore Center – 901 NW 10 St.

For more information, visit www.pompanobeachfl.gov or call 954-786-4111.

Save the Date:

Pompano Beach Garden Club meeting

Monday, Dec. 10, 12:30 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The meeting is open to the public. The Program “Holiday Designs” presented by Pompano Beach Garden Club members. For more information, call 954-253-9938.

Garden Club of Lighthouse Point

Meeting & Presentation

Thursday, Dec. 20, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Lighthouse Point Yacht Club

2701 NE 42 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Speaker will be Jason Liechty, Senior Environmental Coordinator Broward County Planning & Community Resilience Division. Presentation will be “Rising to the Challenge of Our Rising Seas.” This meeting is open and free to the public. For more information, email Caroline Steffen at c.caroline.steffen@aol.com or visit The Garden Club of Lighthouse Point at www.lhpgc.org.

Worth The Drive: Art Basel

Thursday, Dec. 6 through Sunday, Dec. 9

Miami Beach Convention Center

1901 Convention Center Dr.

Miami Beach, FL 33139

In their American show, leading galleries from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa show significant work from the masters of modern and contemporary art, as well as the new generation of emerging stars. Paintings, sculptures, installations, photographs, films and edition works of the highest quality are on display in the main exhibition hall. Public Days: Thursday, Dec. 6, 3 to 8 p.m.; Friday & Saturday, Dec. 7 & 8, noon to 8 p.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 9, 12 noon to 6 p.m. www.artbasel.com.

Deerfield Women’s Club travels

Friday & Saturday, Jan. 11 & 12

Overnight stay in St. Augustine and Jacksonville. Alhambra Dinner Theatre and historic St. Augustine plus second day dinner at Hurricane Pattie’s on the water before going home. Cost is $253.

Friday & Saturday, Feb. 22 & 23

Overnight in Ft. Myers. Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre to see “Guys and Dolls.” Shopping and lunch on the beach at Parrot Key. Cost is $183 all inclusive.

There is limited seating still available for all trips. For more information, or if you would like to go on these trips, contact Sally Brinkworth at 954-427-2175.

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