EASTER HAPPENINGS

Posted on 13 April 2017 by LeslieM

City of Deerfield Beach Easter Events

The Egg Hunts have thousands of prize and candy filled eggs for participants to discover. Find the “special eggs” and receive an exciting prize or Easter basket. Enjoy refreshments, outdoor activities with friends, and a visit from the Easter Bunny.

Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt

Thursday, Apr. 13, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Constitution Park

2841 Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Free event, items available for purchase. Must register for event (hunt wristband required.) Call 954-480-4494.

Egg-Stravaganza

Friday, April 14, 6 to 8 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free event. Call 954-480-4451.

Easter Egg Run

Saturday, Apr. 15, Fun zone activities 8 a.m. to noon

Egg Hunts, 10 a.m. sharp

Deerfield Beach Athletic Complex

501 SE 6 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free event. Call 954-480-4426.

Free Photos with the Easter Bunny

Saturday, Apr. 15, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre

1955 N Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Take your own free photos with the Easter Bunny, arts-n-crafts, face painting and scavenger hunt. For more information, visit www.pompanociticentre.com.

Easter Services

Zion Lutheran Church

959 SE 6 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Thursday, Apr. 13, 7 p.m. Maundy Thursday Service

Friday, Apr. 14, 7 p.m. Good Friday Service

Saturday, Apr. 15, 8 p.m. Easter Vigil Evening Service

Sunday, Apr. 16, 6:30 a.m. Easter Sunrise Service

Sunday, Apr. 16, 10 a.m. Easter Worship Service

Also, Children’s Easter Egg Hunt 8:30-9:30 a.m. (Bring your basket.) For more information, visit www.zion-lutheran.org.

St. Peter’s Anglican Church

1416 SE 2 Terr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Thursday, Apr. 13, 7 p.m. Maundy Thursday

Friday, Apr. 14, 7 p.m. Good Friday

Saturday, Apr. 15, 7 p.m. Holy Saturday

Sunday, Apr. 16, 10 a.m. Easter Sunday

For information, call 954-695-0336.

Sunrise Service on Deerfield Beach

Sunday, Apr. 16, 6:30 to 7:30 a.m.

Deerfield Beach International Fishing Pier

The Deerfield Beach Ministerial Association is hosting annual sunrise service.

Community Presbyterian Church

Sunday, April 16, 10 a.m.

1920 SE 4 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The community is invited to attend Easter Service Reverend Dr. Randall Gill will preside; Sabrina George leads the Chancel Choir. All are welcome. For information, call 954-427-0222.

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Posted on 13 April 2017 by LeslieM

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Fish Fry

Friday, Apr. 14, 6 to 8 p.m.

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church

3331 NE 10 Terr.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Enjoy wild harvested cod, linguini with clam sauce, country fries, coleslaw, roll, soft-serve ice cream, coffee/tea. Adults-$9/children-$5. Beer & wine available for minimal charge. For more information, call 954-941-8117.

Music under the Stars

Friday, Apr. 14, 7 p.m.

Pompano Beach Great Lawn

3501 E. Atlantic Blvd

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Featured band, Sean Chambers (Blues band.) For more information, visit www.pompanobeachfl.gov or call 954-786-4111.

Volunteers needed for EcoAction Day

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

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Volunteers are asked to have their own gloves, a hat, sunscreen, insect repellent and drinking water. Closed-toe shoes required, and long pants and long sleeves are suggested. Must fill out a volunteer registration form prior to participating. Volunteers ages 13 to 17 must have parent or guardian signature on the registration form. Volunteers under age 13 may participate with parent or guardian. High school students can get community service hours. For group information and preregistration, call 954-357-5100/email: QuietWatersPark@broward.org.

Breakfast

Sunday, Apr. 16, 9 a.m. to noon

American Legion Post #162

820 SE 8 Ave.

Palm Plaza Shopping Center

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Eggs, omelets, pancakes, waffles, breakfast meats and more available. For information, call 954-421-6097. Held every Sunday, 9 a.m. to noon

History at High Noon

Wednesday, Apr. 19, noon to 1 p.m.

DFB Commission Chambers

150 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Presenter, historian Sally Ling. Fee: donation. For more information, call 954-429-0378 or visit www.deerfield-history.org.

BINGO

Wednesday, Apr. 19, 6:30 p.m.

American Legion Post #162

820 SE 8 Ave.

Palm Plaza Shopping Center

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Everyone welcome. Progressive Jackpot. Non-smoking. Food available. For information, call 954-421-6097. Held every Wednesday 6:30 p.m.

Friends of the DB Arboretum meeting

Thursday, Apr. 20, 7p.m.

Deerfield Beach Arboretum

Constitution Park

2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach FL, 33442

Speaker, Hyla Levine, owner/operator of Green Barn Orchard Supplies. She is also an Orchid grower and an expert on cultivation. Light refreshments will be served and usual plant giveaway. Free meeting, open to the public. For information, call 954 480 4495 or visit www.treezoo.com.

Save the Date: 10th Annual PigOut n’ Deerfield Beach

Saturday, Apr. 22, 10 a.m.to 6 p.m.

QuietWaters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Pavilion 10

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

If you have any questions, please call the Deerfield Beach Chamber of Commerce at 954-427-1050. Tickets available online, at www.deerfieldchamber.com/events

Deerfield Beach High School Class of 1977

40th Class Reunion

Friday, Sept. 15, 6 p.m.

Bru’s Room

5460 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Coconut Creek, FL 33073

Informal gathering of the 70’s classmates.

Saturday, Sept.16, 6:30 p.m.

Wyndham Deerfield Beach

2096 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Cocktail Party, Buffet Dinner and entertainment to follow.

Cost for weekend events:

$65 per person –

Early bird payment received by April 15.

$75 per person

Ready to party – payment received by June 15.

$80 per person

Last minute – payment received by cutoff date of August 15.Send a check payable to Candice Soeder or provide credit/debit card information. If making payment by credit/debit card, please call – 954-415-7472 or email Candice, casx3@comcast.net with payment information. Please note there will be a $3 surcharge for using a credit / debit card. We are also working to find as many of our classmates as possible. If you have any contact information on our classmates, please contact Rudy Mendez at Rmenpark@bellsouth.net with their information to update our database.

Broward County Mummers seeking members

Every Thursday Practice, 7:30 to 9 p.m.

Moose Lodge

6191 Rock Island Rd.

Tamarac, FL 33319

Need of voluntary senior musicians. Please contact, Jan Daisy-Little at 954-784-9904 for details.

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LHP Library Book Sale

Thursday, Apr. 6 to Saturday, Apr. 8, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Dixon Ahl Hall

2220 NE 38 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Gently used books, DVDs, music CDs, records, audiobooks available for purchase. Price range: .50 cents-paperbacks to $2-hardcover, coffee table, collector books are specially priced. DVDs, CDs-$1 to $9. Saturday, April 8, will be closed from noon to 1 p.m. to prepare for the Bag Sale, where, from 1 to 4 p.m., $1 will get you as many books as you can fit in a plastic bag (provided). Proceeds benefit the library. For more information, call 954-946-6398.

Fish Fry

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

St. Ambrose Catholic Church

380 S. Federal Hwy.

Derfield Beach, FL 33441

Menu includes beer-battered cod, Syracuse salt potatoes and homemade coleslaw. Everyone welcome. Tickets available at the door-$10 adults/$5 per child. Beverages available for sale and take-out is available. 954-366-5256. All proceeds raised go directly to St. Ambrose Catholic School.

Artist Pat Anderson Painting Classes

Saturday, Apr. 8, tour & class at Hillsboro

Lighthouse grounds

Monday, Apr. 10, tour & class at world famous

Bonnet House, Ft. Lauderdale

Monday, Apr. 24, class & guess speaker,

Kristen Hoss, Beach Restoration

Plein Air Painting using the patented LEAF BAR plein air easel that straps to a tree. Unique art program held in different Pompano Beach Parks and special Field Trips in Deerfield and Ft. Lauderdale. Pat also celebrates the Flagler RR & Florida Scenic Highway Florida East Coast through to Key West. Paint morning through 3 p.m. Cost: $50 each day (includes art supplies, easel and Tote.) Register now as classes are limited as to number of students. Call 954-786-4111 or Stop by Emma Lou Olson Civic Center. For more information, visit www.pompanobeachfl.gov.

AARP Smart Driver Course

Saturday, Apr. 8, 10:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Percy White Library

837 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

For more information, call 954-357-7680.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Saturday, Apr. 8, 9 a.m. to noon

Central City Campus

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 to Deerfield Beach residents. For more information, visit www.deerfield-beach.com.

Watercolor Classes

Saturday, Apr. 8, 10 a.m. to noon

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Every Saturday in April. Henriette “Kitte” Arnold’s classes are back. $20 per class. For information. call 954-920-4574.

Church Concert

Sunday, Apr. 9, 10 a.m.,

Community Presbyterian Church

1920 SE 4 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Chancel Choir of Community Presbyterian Church and violinist Anne Allaire present a Cantata entitled “Who is this King.” Attendance and parking are complimentary. Refreshments served. All are welcome. For more information, call 954-427-0222.

Dear Readers Book Club

Monday, Apr. 10, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Percy White Library

837 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Discussion on The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot. For more information, contact Panna Mody at 954-357-7699.

Woman’s Club of Deerfield Beach meets

Tuesday, Apr. 11, 1 p.m.

Woman’s Club Clubhouse

910 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Speaker, Yvette Nieves, independent consultant for Rodan + Fields dermatologists skin products. For more information, call 954-421-4700.

Mixed Media/Vision Board Workshop

Thursday, Apr. 13, 6:30 to 9 p.m.

6018 SW 18 St., C4

Boca Raton, FL 33433

Time to plan your future with a unique vision board workshop. Materials will be provided. Just bring any personal items, like pics, that you want to include. Each participant will create his/her own unique vision and representation with a variety of materials. Led by Certified Creativity Coach + Law of Attraction Practitioner Nanette Saylor. Bring the Law of Attraction into action. Price Per Seat: $30. Information: Nanette@wisewellwomen.com.

Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt

Thursday, Apr. 13, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Constitution Park

2841 Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Free event, items available for purchase. Must register for event (hunt wristband required.) Call 954-480-4494.

Broward County Mummers seeking members

Every Thursday practice, 7:30 to 9 p.m.

Moose Lodge

6191 Rock Island Rd.

Tamarac, FL 33319

Need of voluntary senior musicians. Please contact, Jan Daisy-Little at 954-784-9904 for details.

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St. Elizabeth of Hungary Fish Fry

Friday, Mar. 31, 6 to 8 p.m.

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church

3331 NE 10 Terr.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Every Friday through Apr. 14. Enjoy wild harvested cod, linguini with clam sauce, country fries, coleslaw, roll, soft-serve ice cream, coffee/tea. Adults-$9/children-$5. Beer & wine available for minimal charge. For more information, call 954-941-8117.

Broward County Mummers

seeking members

Every Thursday Practice, 7:30 to 9 p.m.

Moose Lodge

6191 Rock Island Rd.

Tamarac, FL 33319

Need of voluntary senior musicians. Please contact, Jan Daisy-Little at 954-784-9904 for details.

Pineapple Jamboree

Friday, Mar. 31, 6 to 10 p.m.

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Features locally crafted Pineapple beer paired with tropical delights from local restaurants, rum tastings, live music and a traditional luau. Tickets-$35 general admission/$65 for an all-inclusive VIP experience. For more information, call 954-941-2940 ext 205 or email SBenson@pompanobeachchamber.com.

Discovery Day

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

Community Presbyterian Church

Briggs Hall

1920 SE 4 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

All ages invited for Easter egg hunt, complete with Easter Bunny. Meet other children in the neighborhood. Complimentary lunch will be served. Call 954-427-0222 or 561-674-4864 for more information. Discovery Days are hosted the first Saturday of each month.

Huge Yard Sale

Saturday, Apr. 1, 8 a.m. to noon

1540 SE 14 Ct.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Florida Humane Society volunteers are conducting yard sale to benefit the animals. New and gently used hotel quality linens and bedding; kitchen items and knickknacks, clothing, women’s designer shoes and purses, lots and lots of items for sale. Sale being held at private residence. For information, call 954-974-6152.

Focusing on the arts

Saturday, Apr. 1, 11 a.m. to Noon

Deerfield Beach Percy White Library

837 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Art discussion series with Arline Peartree concludes with a discussion about Expressionism & Fauvism. For more information, call 954-357-7680

Adopt with a Cop

Saturday, Apr. 1, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Pioneer Park

217 NE 5 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Pets will be transported from local shelters and made available for adoption on site. Meet BSO deputies & K9s.For more information, visit www.sheriff.org, @broward sheriff.com or www.facebook.com/broward.pets

AAUW Membership Meeting & Presentation

Monday, Apr. 3, 12:30 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

American Association of University Women (AAUW) Pompano Beach Branch presents Tim Day, director of Physical Therapy at Holy Cross Hospital, who will discuss brain function and how exercise is related. New members welcome. No charge. RSVP: 954-570-5423 or email: pompanoscholar@yahoo.com.

Beach Dance

Tuesday, Apr. 4, 7 to  9 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21st Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free event. Johnny Vincent” will be playing. Wear dancing shoes and bring beach chair. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

LHP Library Book Sale

Thursday, Apr. 6 to Saturday, Apr. 8

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Dixon Ahl Hall

2220 NE 38 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Gently used books, DVDs, music CDs, records, audio books available for purchase. Price range: 50 cents-paperbacks to $2-hardcover, coffee table, collector books are specially priced. DVDs, CDs-$1 to $9. Saturday, Apr. 8, we will be closed from noon to 1 p.m. to prepare for the Bag Sale, where from 1 to 4 p.m., $1 will get you as many books as you can fit in a plastic bag (they provide).

All proceeds benefit the library. For more information, call 954-946-6398.

Artist Pat Anderson Painting Classes

Monday, Apr. 3, at the beach in Pompano

Saturday, Apr. 8, tour & class at Hillsboro

Lighthouse grounds

Monday, Apr. 10, tour & class at world famous

Bonnet House, Ft. Lauderdale

Monday, Apr. 24, class & guest speaker, Kristen

Hoss, Habitat Restoration

Plein Air Painting using the leaf bar plein air easel. Unique art program held in different Parks in Pompano Beach. Pat also celebrates the Flagler RR & Florida Scenic Highway Florida East Coast through to Key West. Cost: 4 days-$200 (includes supplies, easel and tote.) Morning session named “Sea Breeze Class.” Afternoon session named “Beachy Class.” For more information or to register, visit www.pompanobeachfl.gov, call 954-786-4111 or stop by Emma Lou Olson Civic Center.

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St. Elizabeth of Hungary Fish Fry

Friday, Mar. 24, 6 to 8 p.m.

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church

3331 NE 10 Terr.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Every Friday through Apr. 14. Enjoy wild harvested cod, linguini with clam sauce, country fries, coleslaw, roll, soft-serve ice cream, coffee/tea. Adults: $9/children: $5. Beer & wine available for minimal charge. For more information, call 954-941-8117.

Teachers Appreciation and Scholarship Dinner

Friday, Mar. 24, 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Woman’s Club of Deerfield Beach

910 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

$30. Cash bar. For information, call 954-798-7526. Email:traceywilliamseas@gmail.com. Sponsored by Kiwanis International.

27th Annual Doll Show & Sale

Saturday, Mar. 27, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Free admission and parking. Sponsored by the Pompano Beach Doll Club of Florida. For membership inquiries, contact 954-783-2158 or 561-395-4489.

Focusing on the Arts

Saturday, Mar. 25, 11 a.m.

Deerfield Beach Percy White Library

837 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Renowned artist and lecturer Arline Peartree will lead a discussion on Baroque Art. Also, Friends of the Percy White Public Library will be selling many expensive and colorful art books for mere dollars. For information, call 954-357-7680.

Chili Cook Off

Saturday, Mar. 25, 3 to 6 p.m.

Frank McDonough Park

3500 NE 27 Ave.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

$10 tastings (includes drink & cornbread.) Adult tennis round robin, junior tennis games, corn hole tournamentsand more. Proceeds benefit local youth sports and education. Hosted by Trinity Church and LHP Tennis Ctr. For more information or to participate, visit www.lhpchili.com or call 954-941-8033.

Deerfield Beach Women’s History Hall of Fame Brunch

Saturday, Mar. 25, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Brunch buffet, entertainment and keynote speaker, Pegine Echevarria. Inductees are Leola Brooks, Mary McKenna, Katherine “Kitty” Cole and Helen Santana. $10, tickets may be purchased at the Johnny Tigner, Sr. Community Center at Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex. For more information, call 954-480-4481 or visit www.dfb.city/WHHOF.

Beach Dance

Tuesday, Mar. 28, 7 to  9 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free event. Johnny Vincent will be playing. Wear dancing shoes and bring beach chair. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Worth the Drive: Alzheimer’s Conference

Monday, Mar. 27, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Hilton Hotel

600 Okeechobee Blvd.

West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Free educational conference for family, professional caregivers and individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related illnesses. Speakers include James Galvin, M.D., M.P.H., professor of Integrated Medical Sciences and associate dean for clinical research at the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, Florida Atlantic University; Joshua Freitas, M.Ed., executive director of program development for CERTUS Senior Living; Bree Gordon, MT-BC; and Sam McDowell, MT-BC, from the Palm Beach Music Therapy Institute (PBMTI), who will lead a drum/music therapy session, designed to cultivate health and wellness. Also included, veteran’s panel discussing care, free confidential memory screenings and a display of AFA Quilt to Remember, which pays tribute to the more than 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease. For more information call, 866-232-8484, ext. 104.

Join Prime Timers

Wednesday, Mar. 29, 11 a.m.

Community Presbyterian Church

Briggs Hall

1920 SE 4 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Guest speaker, Wayne Landry, will take you on virtual trip through Everglades City, Chokoloskee and Ten Thousand Islands. For more information, call 954-427-0222.

Save the Date: Pineapple Jamboree

Friday, Mar. 31, 6 to 10 p.m.

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Features locally crafted Pineapple beer paired with tropical delights from local restaurants, rum tastings, live music and a traditional luau. Tickets: $35 general admission/ $65 for an all-inclusive VIP experience. For more information, call 954-941-2940 ext 205 or email SBenson@pompanobeachchamber.com

The 22nd Annual PBIFF

March 29-April 2, 2017

Ready for premiers, parties and plenty of popcorn? The 22nd Annual Palm Beach International Film Festival begins this Wednesday! As usual, there will be films from around the world with filmmakers coming right here to our backyard with locations in Boca Raton and also Palm Beach. Grab your red carpet attire and get ready to have fun. There will be plenty of after parties to attend. In addition, there will be industry seminars, fashion shows and more. This is a great event for those in the film industry to rub elbows with others in the field and for cinefiles to catch some brand new flicks. For more information, visit www.pbifilmfest.org.

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DBICA meeting

Thursday Mar. 16, 6:30 p.m.

The Community Church

Briggs Hall

1920 SE 5 St.

Deerfield Beach FL 33441

Agenda and guest speakers TBA. For more information, visit www.DBICA.com.

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Fish Fry

Every Friday from Mar. 17 through Apr. 14, 6 to 8 p.m.

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church

3331 NE 10 Terr.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Enjoy wild harvested cod, linguini with clam sauce, country fries, coleslaw, roll, soft-serve ice cream, coffee/tea. Adults: $9/children: $5. Beer & wine available for minimal charge. For more information, call 954-941-8117.

7 Week Safe Boating Course

Tuesday, Mar. 21, 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. $50 for Broward Co. residents/$85 for all others (includes textbook.) To register visit www.PompanoSafeBoating.com or call 754-444-1470.

Watercolor classes begin

Every Saturday through Apr. 2017, 10 a.m. to noon

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Taught by Henriette “Kitte” Arnold. $20 per class. For information, call 954-920-4574 or visit www.pompanobeachfl.gov.

Super Circuit Fitness program

Saturdays, Mar. 18 to May, 6, 8:15 to 9:15 a.m.

Pioneer Park

222 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

One hour cardio and strength/endurance fitness training program. Cost: $9 per single class or 8 classes for $64. To register at any of the community centers, visit www.dfb.city/registration or call 954-480-4361.

Prayer Breakfast

Saturday, Mar. 18, 9 to 12:30 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Rec. Center

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Hosted by I Am My Brothers Keepers Ministries, Inc. Proceeds help in transforming lives of others to become productive citizens in our communities. Door prizes and more. $10 per person. For more information, call 954-621-6960.

Hadassah March Meeting

Monday, Mar. 20, noon

Century Village

Le Club

3501 West Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Program: Ron Dagan, Israeli folk singer & composer. Refreshments served. Everyone welcome. For more information, call 954-427-9902 after 6 p.m.

DB Historical Society Annual Dinner, Silent Auction & Dance

Thursday, Mar. 23, 6 to 10 p.m.

DoubleTree at Hilton Hotel

100 Fairway Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Cocktail hour with hors d’ oeuvres, cash bar, silent auction, buffet dinner. “People in the Community” awards. It Takes Two performs. $65 per person, R.S.V.P. by March 21 – email judithofdfb@gmail.com or call 954-429-0378.

Save the Date:

Teachers Appreciation & Scholarship Dinner

Friday, Mar. 24, 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Woman’s Club of Deerfield Beach

910 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Tickets: $30. Cash bar. For information, call 954-798-7526. E-mail traceywilliamseas@gmail.com. Sponsored by Kiwanis International.

Chili Cook Off

Saturday, March 25, 3 to 6 p.m.

Frank McDonough Park

3500 NE 27 Ave.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

$10 tastings, includes: drink & cornbread. Activities include adult tennis round robin, junior tennis games, cornhole tournaments. Proceeds benefit local youth sports and education. Hosted by Trinity Church and LHP Tennis Ctr. For more information or to participate, visit

www.lhpchili.com or call 954-941-8033.

 

Florida Highwaymen Exhibition & Sale

Sample-McDougald House

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Exhibition Preview Night

Saturday, Mar. 18, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Meet the Florida Highwaymen and view the exhibition. Features display of original artwork to purchase, Jazz Survivors, jazz quartet, delicious hors d’oeuvres, spirits. Preview Night Tickets: $50/person.

Florida Highwaymen Exhibition & Public Sale

Sunday, Mar. 19, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Meet the artists, view artwork to purchase.

Admission: $5 per person. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.pompanohistory.com or call 954-782-3015.

Register now for summer camp!

The City of Deerfield Beach Parks & Recreation Department is preparing for summer and you should too! With the end of the school year fast approaching, it is that time to enroll your children in the City of Deerfield Beach Summer Camps.

This summer, the City of Deerfield Beach will offer a variety of summer camps for all ages. Day Camps will be running for children ages 6 – 12 from June 12 through Aug. 4 at Deerfield Beach Middle School (701 SE 6 Ave.), Quiet Waters Park Elementary (4150 W. Hillsboro Blvd.), Highlands Park (511 NE 44 St.) and Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex (445 SW 4 St.). Additional specialty camps include Teen Camp, Drama Camp, Jr. Lifeguards Camp and Sports Camp.

Register now by visiting www.dfb.city/registration or by visiting any of the community centers. For full information regarding registration fees, locations and dates please visit www.dfb.city/summercamp or contact Constitution Park at 954-480-4494.

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 Sandi Patty in concert

Thursday, March 9, 7:30 p.m.

First Presbyterian Church (The Pink Church)

2331 NE 26 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Award-winning Christian artist performs. For prices, visit Ticketriver.com or call 954-941-2308, ext. 112. www.thepinkchurch.org

Tip-A-Cop

Thursday, March 9, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Duffy’s Sport Grill

401 N. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Broward County Law Enforcement officers volunteer as Celebrity Waiters to raise money for Special Olympics Florida. For information, call 954-375-6200 or 561-707-1958.

Friends of the Deerfield Beach Arboretum meet

Thursday, March 9, 7 p.m.

Constitution Park

2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, Fl. 33442

Kelli Whitney, Park Naturalist, will speak about migratory song birds and butterflies. Usual plant giveaway. Light refreshments served. Free meeting is open to the public. For more information, call 954- 480-4495 or visit www.treezoo.com.

Love is in the Air’ Flower Show

Saturday, March 11, 1 to 4 p.m.

City of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea Complex

Jarvis Hall

4305 Ocean Dr.

Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, FL 33308

Presented by Garden Club of Lighthouse Point. Free admission and open to the public. Enjoy tea and sweets on the patio, raffle baskets. For more information, call 954-942-9310.

Brant Christopher concert

Saturday, March 11, 7:30

Woman’s Club of Deerfield Beach

910 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Acclaimed singer/songwriter performs to benefit the Hacienda Girls Ranch. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Seating limited to 100. For information and tickets, call 954-421-4700. Sponsored by the GFWC Woman’s Club of Deerfield Beach.

Discovery Day

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

Briggs Hall

Community Presbyterian Church

1920 SE 4 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Gardening day and demonstration of how to plant a vegetable garden. Hands on experience with plants. Free event and barbecue with hot dogs and hamburgers. All ages welcome. For more information, call 954-427-0222 or 561-674-4864. Worship services, Sundays, 10 a.m. in Sanctuary.

Volunteers needed to build community playground

Saturday, March 11, 7:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Hillsboro Community Center

50 Hillsboro Technology Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Come participate in KaBOOM Community Build Playground project. Volunteers must register ahead of time at www.tfaforms.com/458579. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Watercolor classes begin

Saturday, March 11, 10 a.m. to noon

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Run by artist Henriette “Kitte” Arnold. Every Saturday through April. $20 per class. For information, call 954-920-4574.

Club Paradise Toastmasters Open House

Monday, March 13, 6:45 to 8:15 p.m.

Old School House

Deerfield Beach City Hall Complex

232 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Award-winning speaker, Godfrey E. McAllister, a motivational consultant, mediator, trainer & author. Open to the public. Free to visit. For more information, visit www.clubparadise.toastmastersclub.org or call 954-648-6834.

Save the Date

Teachers Appreciation &Scholarship Dinner

Friday, March 24, 6:30 to 10 p.m.

Womens Club of Deerfield Beach

910 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

$30. Cash bar. For information, call 954-798-7526 or e-mail:traceywilliamseas@gmail.com. Sponsored by Kiwanis International.

 

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St. Ambrose Carnival & Music Festival

Thursday, Mar. 2, 5 to 10 p.m.

Friday, Mar. 3, 5 to 11 p.m.

Saturday, Mar. 4, 1 to 11 p.m.

Sunday, Mar. 5, 1 to 8 p.m.

Food, live entertainment, rides, games, raffles and much more. Visit www.stambrosecarnival.com for more information.

Fish Fry

Every Friday from Mar. 3 through Apr. 14, 6 to 8 p.m.

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church

3331 NE 10 Terr.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Enjoy wild harvested cod, harvested country fries, coleslaw, roll, dairy dessert, coffee/tea. Beer and wine available for minimal charge. For more information, call 954-941-8117.

Deerfield Beach Little League 60th Anniversary Opening Day

Saturday, Mar. 4

Deerfield Beach Middle School Athletic Complex

701 SE 6 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

10 a.m.- Team pictures and events begin, 2 p.m.- ceremony begins, 4 p.m.- games begin on all fields. Special guest appearances by MLB players Chuck Klee and Ryan Shealy. Events for all ages: DJ Petey, activities, raffle prizes, food and games. Come out and Support 60 years of Little League Baseball in Deerfield Beach. For more information, visit www.deerfieldbeachlittleleague.com.

Zonta’s 3rd Annual Cabaret Brunch and Heart, Soul & Service Award

Sunday, Mar. 5, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Boca West Country Club

20583 Boca West Dr.

Boca Raton, FL 33434

Guests will be treated brunch, silent auction, raffle prizes. Entertainment features Woody Woodbury and “Just Us Orchestras.” Funds raised will go toward Zonta’s Scholarship Programs for non-traditional students at Broward College and for other Zonta service projects.Tickets: $80 per person, may be purchased online. For further information, call 561-392-2223 or email bosanboc@bellsouth.net.

Visit www.Zontadeerfieldbeach.org.

Friends of the Deerfield Beach Arboretum meet

Thursday, Mar. 9, 7 p.m.

Constitution Park

2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, Fl. 33442

Kelli Whitney, Park Naturalist at Long Key Nature Center in Davie, will speak about migratory song birds and butterflies. Usual plant giveaway and light refreshments will be served. Free meeting is open to the public. For more information, call 954- 480-4495 or visit www.treezoo.com.

Tip-A-Cop

Thursday, Mar. 9, 5:30-9:30 p.m.

Duffy’s Sport Grill

401 N. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Broward County Law Enforcement officers volunteer as Celebrity Waiters to raise money for Special Olympics Florida. For information, call 954-375-6200 or 561-707-1958.

Save the Date: Dollhouse Miniature Show & Sale

Friday, Mar. 10, & Saturday, Mar. 11

9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Boca Raton Community Center

150 NW Crawford Blvd.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

A townhouse and Bonsai Emporium hosted by Les Petits Collecteurs of South Florida. $1 ticket/ 6 tickets for $5 (suggested donation). Donation goes to AVDA and Kids in Distress. Pre-registered workshops — Adults: $5, Children (under 12): $2. For more information, visit http://sites.google.com/site/lespetitsclub.

Hillsboro Lighthouse

110thAnniversary Fundraising Gala

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

USCG Station Hillsboro Inlet Lighthouse property

907 Hillsboro Mile

Hillsboro Beach, FL 33062

Enjoy cocktails & appetizers, a four-course dinner catered by Hugh’s Culinary, music and dancing to Earl’s Trio, a silent auction, opportunity to climb to the top of the Lighthouse to observe the stars and special admission to the rarely seen Lens Room at top of the lighthouse. Tickets: $110 per person. Cars should park at Pompano Beach Parking Garage, 275 Sea Breeze Way, and take free trolley shuttle (begins running to lighthouse at 5:45 p.m.).

For more information or to RSVP and buy ticket, visit www.hillsborogala.eventbrite.com. Proceeds to raise funds to preserve and restore the lighthouse.

Go on Safari with the Soroptimists

Saturday, Mar. 25, 6:30 to 10:30 p.m.

Hugh’s Culinary

4351 NE 12 Terr.

Oakland Park, FL 33334

Dinner, dancing, auctions, raffles and an opportunity to have your picture taken with “wild” animals! Open bar and entertainment provided by D.J. Joe Balistreri. $100 per person. Proceeds benefit the Soroptimist Education Awards and Woodhouse. For information and ticket purchases, contact Becky Walzak at 561-459-7070 or Teri Kovacs at 954-609-1534.

Pat Anderson’s Plein Air Painters Class

Pat’s classes start Monday, Mar. 6, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For all levels from teens to senior. Most art classes held in the park. Bring lunch and relax. Fee-$200 for 4 classes, includes free art supplies and easel. To register, call 954-786-4111 or visit Emma Lou Olson Civic center.

For more information on locations etc., visit www.PatAndersonArtist.com.

Class 1-Monday, Mar. 6

Class 2-Saturday, Mar. 11, at Hillsboro Lighthouse grounds (includes tour)

Class 3-Monday, Mar. 13

Class 4-Monday, Mar. 20

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Viva Lighthouse Point

Thursday, Feb. 23, (call for time)

Lighthouse Point Yacht & Racquet Club

2701 NE 42 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Women’s Club of LHP annual fashion show and fundraiser luncheon. $60. For reservations or information, call 954-781-1748 or email lorrensullivan@aol.com.

A Native Forest in an Urban Environment

Saturday, Feb. 25, 2 to 3 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Percy White Library

837 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Slideshow features history of the island, Al Capone and evolution of Deerfield Island Park. Presented by The Friends of Deerfield Island Park. For more information, call 954-357-7680.

Black Heritage Banquet

Saturday, Feb. 25. 7 p.m.

Ovieta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Come out for a delicious soul food buffet and live entertainment as Deerfield Beach Salutes Hometown Heroes in the following categories: Business Professional, Theodus Times; Community Service, Ella Poitier; Educator, Ms. Rhonda Scott; Athletic Role Model, Brandon McThay; and Community Organization, Delta Lodge 519. Also given for the first time will be The Emmanuel Knowles Humanitarian Award, of which Wayne Barton will be the recipient. $30, $240/table; each table seats 8 guests. For more information, call 954-480-4429

One Day Boating Class

Saturday, Feb. 25, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Pompano Beach Sail & Power Squadron

3701 NE 18 Terr.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Learn the basics of navigation, docking, emergency situations, water sport safety and local laws. $25-Broward Co. Residents/$60 for all others. Includes textbook and Florida education card after completion. For more information, visit www.PompanoSafeBoating.com or call 754-444-1470.

A Day at a Boutique

Sunday, Feb. 26, 11:30 a.m.

Temple Beth Israel

201 South Military Tr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Taylor Marie’s will be bringing her mobile retail clothing store, fashionable clothing and accessories from respected, high quality brands. Also Kosher Chicken luncheon served. $36. For reservations, call 954-421-7060 or stop by the office Mon – Fri., 9 a.m. to noon. Checks can also be mailed to Sisterhood Temple Beth Israel.

Paws for a Cause

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2 to 6 p.m.

Baja Café

1310 S. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Pet Adoption, raffle and prizes. Baja Café will donate a portion of your check to Canine Companions for Independence, a non-profit organization that enhances lives of people with disabilities. Sponsored by Woman’s Club of Deerfield Beach. For more information, call 954-596-1304.

Sundays at the Butler House

Sunday, Feb. 26, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Theme: Backyard Garage Sale, lots of treasures for sale. Also, “Grow Deerfield” DFB Farmer’s Market. For more information, call 954-429-0378 or visit www.deerfield-history.org.

Deerfield Beach Hadassah meets

Monday, Feb. 27, Noon

Century Village Le Club

3501 West Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Program: Dr. M. Jaffer, of Senior Medical Associates, speaks on sexuality and aging. Refreshments served. Everyone invited. For more information, call 954-427-9902 after 6 p.m.

Senior Friendly Technology Boot Camp

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

NE Focal Point Senior Center

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Join Hands On Broward and learn technology essentials. Bring in your Smart Phone, iPad and Kindle for a free tutorial on how to use these products. Learn about social media. See Computer Center. For more information, call 954-480-4447.

St. Ambrose Carnival & Music Festival

Thursday, March 2, 5 to 10 p.m.

Friday, March 3, 5 to 11 p.m.

Saturday, March 4, 1 to 11 p.m.

Sunday, March 5, 1 to 8 p.m.

Food, live entertainment, rides, games, raffles and much more. Visit www.stambrosecarnival.com for more information. See ads, pg 10, 18.

Save the date: Safari with the Soroptimists

Saturday, March 25, 6:30 to 10:30 p.m.

Hugh’s Culinary

4351 NE 12 Terr.

Oakland Park, FL 33334

Dinner, dancing, auctions, raffles and an opportunity to have your picture taken with “wild” animals! Open bar and entertainment provided by D.J. Joe Balistreri. $100 per person. Proceeds benefit the Soroptimist Education Awards and Woodhouse. For information and ticket purchases, contact Becky Walzak at 561-459-7070 or Teri Kovacs at 954-609-1534.

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Pioneer Days

Friday, Feb. 17, 5 to 10 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 18, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 19-10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Deerfield Beach celebrates its roots with this festival that features a carnival, arts and crafts, food vendors, live entertainment and a Saturday parade (at 10 a.m.) which concludes with a grand fireworks show. See details on Pg. 4 and also in our special section.

Deerfield Beach Island Community Assoc. meets

Thursday, Feb. 16, 6:30 p.m.

Community Presbyterian Church

Briggs Hall

1920 SE 5 St.

Deerfield Beach FL 33441

Speakers, John Beckford, director Broward County Commission, District 4, and William Troy, CPT, a gifted educator and diagnostician. For more information, visit www.DBICA.com.

Wine & Cheese Pioneer Days Kick-off Celebration

Thursday, Feb. 16, 8 p.m.

Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

$10. For more information, call 954-429-0378 or visit www.deerfield-history.org.

Movies on the Lawn — Dolphin Tale

Friday Feb. 17, 7 p.m.

Great Lawn

Intersection of Atlantic Blvd. & Pompano Beach Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

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

Pet Expo

Saturday, Feb. 18, noon to 4 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre

1955 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

The annual event will feature Pet Costume Contest, Q&A session with Banfield Pet Hospital staff and Puppy Kissing Booth. Sponsored by 99.9 FM Kiss Country. Enjoy music and Carousel rides. Free event. Leashed pets are welcome. For more information, visit www.pompanociticentre.com.

Beach Dance

Tuesday, Feb. 21, 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. Free event. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Save the Date: Paws for a Cause

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2 to 6 p.m.

Baja Café

1310 S. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Pet Adoption, raffle and prizes. Baja Café will donate a portion of your check to Canine Companions for Independence, a non-profit organization that enhances lives of people with disabilities. Sponsored by GFWC Woman’s Club of Deerfield Beach. For more information, call 954-596-1304.

Save the Date: Sundays at the Butler House

Sunday, Feb. 26, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Theme: Backyard Garage Sale, lots of treasures for sale. Also, “Grow Deerfield” DFB Farmer’s Market. For more information, call 954-429-0378 or Visit www.deerfield-history.org.

Worth the Drive: Speaker Series: Ted Koppel

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

Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Amaturo Theatre

201 SW 5 Ave.

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

Topic: “Breaking News: A Look around the Globe.” Koppel is a former anchor and managing editor for ABC’s Nightline. Tickets: $60. Purchase at www.BrowardCollegeSpeakerSeries.com.

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