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Posted on 08 May 2014 by L.Moore

Fish Fry”

Friday, May 9, 6:30 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Double Tree Hotel 100 Fairway Dr. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Roast of Mayor Lamar Fisher. See more Pg. 5. Tickets $150. Funds go to Sample-McDougald House. 954-292-8040.

Deerfield Beach Rotary Golf Tournament

Friday, May 9, Registration-11:30 a.m. Shotgun start-1 p.m.

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

Sponsored by Deerfield Beach Rotary Club. Benefits Deerfield Beach High School Students. Format: Scramble Tournament. Awards dinner to immediately follow tournament. www.deerfield rotarygolf.com.

Sushi & Stroll

Friday, May 9, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens 400 Morikami Park Rd. Delray Beach, FL 33446

Walk in tranquil garden; listen to taiko drums; savor cuisine, sake and wines; and shop at museum store. Note: museum galleries closed tonight.

Sushi & Stroll also held June 13, July 11, Aug. 8 & Sept. 12. $8 for adults, $6 for children 4-10, free for museum members and children 3 and under. Food and drink sold separately. $2 for taiko. Look for discounts for advance ticket purchase. For info., call 561-495-0233 or visit www.morikami.org.

Free Admission for Moms at Butterfly World

Friday, May 9 through Sunday, May 10, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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

Gate fee: $1.50 per person (5 and under free). www.ButterflyWorld.com.

2nd Annual Tower’s With a Heart golf tournament

Saturday, May 10, noon (registration), 1:30 p.m. (shotgun start)

Boca Lago Country Club 8665 Juego Way Boca Raton, FL 33433

Founded by the owners of Emerald Towing to raise funds to promote Florida’s “Move Over” law. The law requires motorists to move over when a patrol car or emergency vehicle/towtruck or wrecker is on the side of the road with its lights flashing. If moving is not possible, drivers should slow to 20 m.p.h. For more info. or to sign-up/ sponsor, call 954-288-7201.

Boca Raton Green Market –LAST DAY!

Saturday, May 10, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Royal Palm Place 101 Plaza Real S. Boca Raton, FL 33432

Fresh locally-grown fruits and veggies, soaps & lotions, freshcut flowers and plants, baked goods, prepared foods, fish and seafood, doggie treats and more. LIVE music from 10 a.m. to noon. For info., call 561-299-8684 or email at elilly707@aol.com.

National Train Day Museum OPEN HOUSE

Saturday, May 10, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Amtrak/Tri-Rail Station 1300 W. Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

See three operating model train layouts and museum displays of railroad memorabilia. 954-448-8935.

Deerfield Beach Green Market

Sunday, May 11, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Cove Shopping Center E. Hillsboro Boulevard & the Intracoastal Waterway Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Fresh & organic produce, arts & crafts, home & garden, and more. Voted No. 4 destination to visit in Deerfield Beach. Free raffles. Rain or shine. Pet-friendly. Open year-round. For more info., call 772-345-3797.

Deerfield Beach Orchid Society Meets

Tuesday, May 13, 7:30 p.m. Sharp

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

Speaker: Guillermo A. Salazar, M.S., on Orchids of El Salvador, “A country of hidden treasures.” New guests welcome. No charge for first two visits, after an annual membership fee applies. For more info., email deerfieldorchids@gmail.com or visit www.DeerfieldBeachOrchidSociety.org.

GFWC Woman’s Club of Deerfield Beach meets

Tuesday, May 13, 1 p.m.

910 E. Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Program: “White Elephant Auction.” All welcome. Light refreshments. Free. Contact: 954 421 4700. www.dbwc.org.

Free skin care screening

Wednesday, May 14, 5pm to 7:30 p.m.

Broward Health North Comprehensive Cancer Center 201 E. Sample Rd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33064

Broward Health North is offering a FREE skin cancer screening with Dr. Melanie Hecker, MD by appointment only. See more, pg 15. Call to schedule your screening at 954-759-7400. www.BrowardHealth.org/ events.

Save the date: 2nd Annual Silent Auction/Raffle

Friday, May 16, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Elementary School 650 NE 1 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

$1 and $5 baskets up for grabs. Donations needed, call Jennifer Miller – 754-322- 6100.

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Posted on 01 May 2014 by L.Moore

Arts Day

Friday, May 2, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

NE Focal Point Senior Center 227 NW 2 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free event. Watercolor, acrylic painting, clay, wood carving on display. Some pieces available for sale. 954-480- 4449.

AAUW Pompano Installation Luncheon

Saturday, May 3, 11:30 a.m.

Primavara Restaurant 830 Oakland Park Blvd. Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33334

Speaker: MaryAnn Webel, President, AAUW. $38. RSVP to 954-524-2938 or pompanoscholar@yahoo.com.

About Boating Safely

Saturday, May 3, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Spanish River Park HQ 3939 N. Ocean Blvd. Boca Raton, FL 33431

Everyone who completes the class is given a certificate and will be sent a Florida Boating ID card, required for boaters under 26 years. Many insurance companies give annual discounts for completing this course. Topics include: boating terminology, boat handling, navigation rules, aids to navigation, federal and Florida regulations, safety equipment and more. $35. Bring lunch. For questions or to RSVP, call 561-391-3600 and leave a message.

8th Annual Fiesta De Shred

Saturday, May 3 to Sunday, May 4, 8 to 9 a.m.

Deerfield Beach Pier Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Bringing together both skimmers and surfers for a sombrero slinging showdown. Proceeds benefit the Kiwanis scholarship fund to help send underprivileged kids to Surf Camp. Several age divisions and contests. Entry Fee includes a free event T-shirt. Call Island Water Sports for info. at 954-427-4929. Or visit www.facebook.com/events/ 538659046251519

LHP Music Festival

Saturday, May 3, 5 to 10 p.m.

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

Music by “Jive Band,” with Top 40 hits, at 5:30 p.m. and Brass Evolution, a smokin’ hot 9-piece band, at 7:30 p.m. Food, dancing and fun! Sponsored by Balistreri Realty, Inc., National Exchange Club and My Favorite DJ Productions.

Youth Choir Annual Spring Concert

Sunday, May 4, 2 p.m.

Pompano Beach High School 1400 NE 6 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

New Presbyterian Church presents its 30-voice “Christ’s Ambassadors” Youth Choir. Public welcome. Free admission, but offering taken. 954.946.4380 or www.newpres.org.

Save the date: Deerfield Beach Rotary Golf Tournament

Friday May 9, 11:30 a.m. (registration) 1:00 p.m. (shotgun start)

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

Sponsored by Deerfield Beach Rotary Club. Benefits Deerfield Beach High School Students. Format: Scramble Tournament. Awards dinner to immediately follow tournament. www.deerfieldrotarygolf.com.

2nd Annual Tower’s With a Heart golf tournament

Saturday, May 10, noon (registration) 1:30 p.m. (shotgun start)

Boca Lago Country Club 8665 Juego Way Boca Raton, FL 33433

Founded by the owners of Emerald Towing to raise funds to promote Florida’s “Move Over” law. The law requires motorists to move over when a patrol car or emergency vehicle/ tow truck or wrecker is on the side of the road with its lights flashing. If moving is not possible, drivers should slow to 20 m.p.h. For more info. or to sign-up/ sponsor, call 954-288-7201.

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30th PB Seafood Festival Opens

Posted on 26 April 2014 by JimLusk

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Pompano Beach Seafood Festival 4-24-14

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Posted on 24 April 2014 by L.Moore

Pompano Beach Republican Club meets

Thursday, April 24, 7 p.m.

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

Guest speaker: Kenny Brighton, candidate for Florida State House District 92. Refreshments served. 954-786-7536.

4th Annual Deerfield Beach Wine & Food Festival

Friday, April 25 & Saturday, April 26

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

Foodies, get ready for this two-day extravaganza of gastronomical delights, live entertainment, culinary classes, wines from around the world and more. Visit www.deerfieldbeachwineandfood festival.com for tickets and info.

Fall Flag Football Tournament

Friday, April 25, 6 p.m.

Wardell Chance Football Field 445 SW 2 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free event. Donation of canned goods requested. Registration now open, limited space. Divisions, ages 13-15 and 16–18. Each team must have 3-5 players. Hosted by Deerfield Beach Parks & Recreation Dept. 954-571-4568.

Boca Raton Greenmarket

Saturday, April 26, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Royal Palm Place 400 S. Federal Hwy & SE Mizner Blvd. Boca Raton FL 33432

Fresh locally-grown fruits and vegetables, fresh herbs, soaps & lotions, juices, flowers and plants, fresh baked goods, fresh fish and seafood and more. Open through May 10. For more info., call 561- 299-8684.

April- A-Buzz

Sunday, April 27, 2-5 p.m.

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

Free event. Honey exhibit, fresh market produce, exhibits, folk music and more. Learn about agriculture in Deerfield Beach. Food, gifts, tours available for purchase. 954-429-0378.

Church Anniversary

Sunday, April 27, 11:15 a.m.

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

Come celebrate the church’s 112th anniversary. For info., call 954-428-1550.

Dixieland/Hot Jazz Session

Sunday, April 27, 1-4 p.m.

Henry’s Hideaway, 1500 S. Andrews Ave. Pompano Beach, FL 33069

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

Deerfield Beach Green Market

Sunday, April 27, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Cove Shopping Center E. Hillsboro Boulevard & Intracoastal Waterway Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Fresh & organic produce, arts & crafts, home & garden, food vendors and more. Voted No. 4 destination to visit in Deerfield Beach. Free raffles. Rain or shine. Pet friendly. Open year-round. For more info., call 772-345-3797.

The Josties in concert

Sunday, April 27, 10:30 a.m.

First Baptist Church 701 NE 2 St. Deerfield Beach. FL 33441

The Jost family. From Milk River, Alberta, Canada, share their music and testimony. Their music is a unique blend of acoustic country, folk and light contemporary. www.josties.com. For more information, call 954-427-1216.

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Posted on 17 April 2014 by L.Moore

Easter celebration

Saturday, April 19, 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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

FREE. Arts and crafts, face painting, free bag of popcorn, free carousel rides, photo op with Easter Bunny. First 500 kids to take a picture with the Easter Bunny get a special Easter bag and coloring book. For more information, visit www.pompanociticentre.com.

Spring Fling Art & Craft show

Saturday, April 19, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sanborn Square 72 N. Federal Hwy. Boca Raton, FL 33432

This free spring event will showcase handmade jewelry, arts and crafts from a variety of vendors. 561-393-7995.

Free Easter Celebration

Saturday, April 19, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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

FREE. Arts and crafts, and face painting. Free bag of popcorn, free carousel rides, photo opp with Easter Bunny! First 500 kids to take a picture with the Easter Bunny get a special Easter bag and coloring book. For more information, visit www.pompanociticentre.com.

7th Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Sunday, April 20, 10:30 a.m.

Boomers 3100 Airport Rd. Boca Raton, FL 33431

For information,visit www.boomersparks.com/site/boca.

Cuisine of the Region

Wednesday, April 23, 5:30 to 9 p.m.

901 Hillsboro Mile Hillsboro Beach, FL 33062

Cusine from local restaurants, auction and raffles. Benefits NE Focal Point. $50 in advance and $60 at the door. For info., call 954-480-4460 or email rwilliams@deerfieldbeach. Com.

Child Abuse Prevention Awareness fundraiser

Wednesday, April 23, 4 to 9 p.m.

PDQ 2341 N. Federal Hwy. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

By The Pompano Beach Exchange Club. 10 percent of proceeds during this time will go to The Children’s Healing Institute. Exchange Club members will be handing out literature on child abuse prevention, as this is one of the club’s main goals. 954-785-6285.

Wine, Women & Shopping!

Wednesday, April 23, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

The Sonoma House 220 NE 11 St. Boca Raton, FL 33432

Wine & chocolate pairing, champagne, hors d’oeuvres, entertainment. $25. Fundraiser with the latest fashion trends and must haves! Proceeds benefit patients, caregivers and families impacted by cancer. www.bridesagainst breastcancer.org.

Dine Out

Thursday, April 24

J. Mark’s Restaurant 1245 N. Federal Hwy. Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

100 percent of lunch and dinner proceeds from Ft. Lauderdale location will be going to Broward House in the fight to help save lives! Owners, Steve Wilson and Ariel Ayala continue their support in the community in which they live and work. Reservations recommended. 954-390-0770.

Save the date: 4th Annual Deerfield Beach Wine & Food Festival

Friday, April 25 & Saturday, April 26

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

Foodies, get ready for this two-day extravaganza of gastronomical delights, live entertainment, culinary classes, wines from around the world and more. Visit www.deerfield beachwineandfoodfestival.com for tickets and info.

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Posted on 10 April 2014 by L.Moore

Grow Your Business… Create Jobs!

Thursday, April 10, 9 to 11 a.m.

City Commission Chambers 100 W. Atlantic Blvd. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Free workshop will address capital investment, grants, loans, incentives, training and local projects to help your business grow and create jobs. Provides an overview of assistance available from various resources. For more info., call 954-586-1111.

Sunset Kayak Social

Friday, April 11, 7 to 9 p.m.

Deerfield Island Park 1720 Deerfield Island Park Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Picnic features cheeses, desserts, snacks, water. All levels of paddlers welcome. Must be 21 or older. $15 with own kayak or paddleboard/$30 for kayak rental and life jacket. Bring own white navigation light/flashlight. Limited space/early registration recommended. Departure and return from Sullivan Park. 954-357-5100.

Rock the Ocean’s Tortuga Music Festival

Saturday, April 12 and Sunday, April 13

Ft. Lauderdale Beach Park 1100 Seabreeze Blvd. Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316

Concert to increase public awareness about issues impacting the world’s oceans and also support scientific research, education and ocean conservation initiatives. Performers include Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Ziggy Marley, Sheryl Crow, Train, Hank Williams Jr. and many more. Also see Guy Harvey’s Conservation Village. Visit www.tortugamusicfestival.com for ticket prices, times and other info.

Pompano Beach Relay-for Life

Saturday, April 12, 4 p.m.

Pompano Community Park 820 NE 18 Ave. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

4 p.m. – Kids’ activities (face painting, clowns, games, etc.), 5 p.m. – survivor’s lap and ceremony, 9 p.m.—Luminaria ceremony. Live entertainment and food during the overnight event. For more info., call 954-200-7536 or visit www.relayforlife.org/pompanobeachfl.

Deerfield Packer Rattler Fun Day & Training Camp Registration

Saturday, April 12, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Registration: 8 a.m.)

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

Free food, drinks, games, music and football/cheer camps. Football & cheer season registration $50 on April 12 only… Requesting kids to wear black shorts. Free T-shirt will be given to everyone who registers for camp. 954-779-6471.

2nd Annual “Gas Buy Down”

Saturday, April 12, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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

The Journey church will buy down the price of gas by $0.50/gallon for as many people as possible during the two hour time. Volunteers from the church, that meets Sundays at 10:30 a.m. at Boca High, will be to helping to give a break to the wallets of members of the community.

Hillsboro Lighthouse Tour

Saturday, April 12, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Transportation from: Sands Harbor Hotel & Marina 125 N. Riverside Dr. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Transportation to and from the lighthouse grounds by boat. $25. Must have flat shoes with rubber soles and closed toes. Children must be accompanied by an adult and must be a minimum of 4 ft. tall to climb the tower. No pets allowed. www.hillsborolighthouse.org.

GFWC Deerfield Beach Women’s Club meets

Wednesday, April 16, 7 p.m.

910 E. Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

For info., call 954-421-4700 or visit www.DBWC.org.

History at High Noon

Wednesday, April 16, noon to 1 p.m.

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

Speaker: Historian Sally Ling, on “The Rum Runner Run.” Light refreshments served. For more info., call 954-429- 0378. www.sallyling.com.

Save the date: DBHS Senior IB Art Show

Thursday, April 17, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Deerfield Beach High 910 SW 15 St., 2nd floor in 270 corridor Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Work is for sale by seniors for their college funds.

American Legion Auxiliary dinner

Thursday, April 17, 5 to 8 p.m. 820 SE 8 Ave. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Post #162 is having a dinner with ziti, meatballs, salad, garlic bread and a special dessert. Price is $10. Proceeds help local girls go to Washington D.C. For more information, call 954-421-6097.

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Posted on 03 April 2014 by L.Moore

Pompano Beach Garden Club Flower Show

Saturday, Apr. 5, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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

Theme: “Tribute to Elvis Presley, King of Rock & Roll.” Large horticultural exhibit and educational exhibits. Open to the public. 954-943-2699.

About Boating Safety

Saturday, Apr. 5, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Spanish River Park HQ Bldg. 3939 N. Ocean Blvd. Boca Raton, FL 33431

Participants receive a certificate and will be sent a Florida Boating ID card, which is required for boaters under 22 years. The course also is valuable for anyone new to Florida boating or who needs a classroom “safe boating” class. In addition, many insurance companies give annual discounts for completing this course. The topics include boating terminology, boat handling, navigation rules, aids to navigation, federal and Florida regulations, safety equipment and other boating techniques. $35. For questions or RSVP, call 561-391-3600 and leave a message.

Boy Scout Troop 119 Annual Pasta Dinner/Raffles

Saturday, Apr. 5, 4:30 to 7 p.m.

St. Ambrose Catholic Church Rectory Social Hall 380 S. Federal Hwy. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

$5, under 5 – free. Includes salad, dessert, beverage. Tickets available at door. 954-629-8304.

Jazz Concert Benefit

Saturday, Apr. 5, 7 to 9 p.m.

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

Presented by The Deerfield Beach High School Jazz Band. Entry fee: $20.

Kulcha Shok Surf & Muzik Festival

Saturday, Apr. 5, 7 a.m. until dark

222 N. Pompano Beach Blvd. (South side of pier) Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Surf contest starts at 7 a.m., music starts at noon. Festivities include bikini fashion show, a beach cleanup contest, a surfboard art session and auction.

Contest will attract the state’s best surfers. The surf divisions include groms (13 and under), junior men’s (14-18), open men’s (any age), open women’s (any age), longboards (men’s and women’s, any age), open sub surf, open skim and ol’skool. The ol’skool division will only have six surfers that will draw numbers from 1-6 and will pick one of six boards from the 1960s to the 2010s that will represent each era.

Division benefits Surfrider and the MSAP. Each participant will get a grab bag with goodies and T-shirt. Winners will receive homemade trophies, sponsor swag and a board. Trophies for first through third in each division. Pre-registration only, fees start at $20. Music includes T. Dezmam, Mike Maytin, Brett Staska, Red Lyte, Kolabo, Bezerk and Jahfe. For more information, call 305-534-6110 or the surf hotline at 786-276-6527. For registration, go to the surf page on www.kulchashok.com.

Yard Sale extravaganza

Saturday, Apr. 5, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

St. Paul United Methodist Church 244 SE 2 Ave. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Clothing, household items, electronics, tools and more. Food and drinks will also be on sale. For more info., call 954-427-9407.

Relay For Life of Deerfield Beach, LHP and Hillsboro Beach

Saturday, Apr. 5, 4 p.m. to Sunday, Apr. 6, 6 a.m.

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

Opening ceremony—4 p.m.; Luminaria Ceremony — 9 p.m.; closing ceremony – 6 a.m. April 6. See pg. 1 for entertainment line-up. More info: www.Relayforlife.org, look under Deerfield Beach. Also find Deerfield Beach Relay For Life on Facebook.

Mendelssohn Elijah an Oratorio

Sunday, Apr. 6, at 2 p.m.

Pompano Beach High School Gymnasium 1400 NE 6 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Featuring the New Presbyterian Church 100 Voice Concert Choir, soloists and orchestra. Free Concert, no tickets needed. Offering will be taken. Call 954-946- 4380 or go to www.newpres.org.

Deerfield Beach Orchid Society Meeting

Tuesday, Apr. 8, 7:30 p.m.

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

Dr. Brian Monk of Blullama Orchids will speak on warm growing miltonias. Guests/new members welcome. No charge for guest visit first two times. www.deerfieldbeachorchidsociety.org or deerfieldorchids@ gmail.com.

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Posted on 27 March 2014 by L.Moore

Kenny G” plays with Circle of Trust band

Thursday, March 27, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

RIPS Sports Bar (inside Diamond Strike Lanes bowling alley) 2200 N. Federal Hwy. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Local musician Kenny Gruneisen [“Kenny G”] plays with Circle of Trust band. Gruneisen played the recent Tea in the Garden and other gigs. For more information, email kennyg@canslim.net.

Lighthouse Point Library Semi-Annual Book Sale

Thursday, March 27 to Saturday, March 29 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Dixon Ahl Hall 2220 NE 38 St. Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Gently used books, DVDs, VHS tapes, music CDs, audio books for purchase. Prices range .50-paperback books to $2- hardcover books (coffee table and collector books specially priced.) Saturday, Mar. 29, $1 buys as many books as can fit in a bag (bag provided). Proceeds benefit LHP Library. 954-946-6398.

Last Chance—ObamaCare sign-up

Friday, March 28, 5 to 9 p.m.

E. Pat Larkins Community Center 520 MLK Blvd. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Bring Driver’s License, proof of income (last three months pay stubs, statements from all income sources, (alimony, child support, SSI, retirement accounts, etc.), social security cards or numbers for everyone on application, immigration documents (green card, certification of citizenship or naturalization), proof of insurance (ID cards/ Policy Number for all persons on application), most recent tax return. 954-786- 4848.

The Great Gatsby Charity Luncheon

Saturday, March 29, 11 a.m.

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

Roaring 20’s attire encouraged. Featuring Jazz Musician Troy Anderson & the Wonderful World Band. Presented by St. Ambrose Women’s Council. Men welcome. Donation: $50. For info., call 561-449-9314.

PigOut ‘n Deerfield

Saturday, May 29, 10:30 a.m.

Sullivan Park 1601 E Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Enjoy BBQ, live music, raffles and more. Watch pro and home cookers compete for prizes for the best BBQ. National Anthem by Deerfield High School Trio and a singing competition starring Elementary, Middle and High Schools students. Bands: Noon to 2 p.m. —Steve Minotti, 2 to 4 p.m. — Uproot Hootenanny, 4 to 6 p.m. – Andrew Morris Band. $10. www.deerfieldchamber.com for info.

35th Annual Hatsume Fair

Saturday, March 29 to Sunday, March 30 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens 4000 Morikami Park Rd. Delray Beach, FL 33446

Celebrate the first bud of spring with Taiko drumming, martial arts demos, Japanese fashion show, games like Dance Dance Revolution, Japanese Pop Art exhibit, flower seed planting, butterfly origami, tea ceremony, food and more. Two day passes available — $17 for adults and $11 for children. Single day passes — $15 for adults, $10 children. (Children are 4 to 10 years old; under 3 is free). More info: www.morikami.org

Praise in the Park

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

Pioneer Park 217 NE 5 Ave. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Hosted by 1st Baptist Church. Live music, hot dogs on the grill, bounce houses, volleyball, kickball, Frisbee, horseshoes. Bring lawn chair. All churches welcome. 954-427- 1216.

Farewell Deerfield Country Club

Saturday, March 29, 5 to 10 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Country Club 50 Fairway Dr. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

$25 per person. Limited to 200 guests. Includes 2 drinks and appetizers. Music by Artie Sax & The Jeff D Band. Buy tickets by March 28. Call 954-427-4400.

DBICA annual picnic

Sunday, March 30, 1 to 4 p.m.

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

Held by the Deerfield Beach Island Community Association at the park across from the church on 19 Avenue. Everyone is encouraged to bring a covered dish. There may be a pie or cake contest. For info., call 954-571-2061.

It Takes Two in Concert

Sunday, March 30, 2 to 5 p.m.

Butler House 380 Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Duo performs everything from Country to Classical, Jazz and other retro tunes. $15 donation (or $10 and two or more canned goods). Benefits The American Cancer Society.

Save the date: Relay For Life of Deerfield Beach, LHP and Hillsboro Beach

Saturday, April 5, 4 p.m.

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

Opening ceremony — 4 p.m., luminaria ceremony — 9 p.m., closing ceremony – 6 a.m. April 6. More info: Relayforlife.org, look under Deerfield Beach. Also find Deerfield Beach Relay for Life on Facebook.

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Posted on 20 March 2014 by L.Moore

Garden Club of LHP

Thursday, March 20, 11 a.m.

2700 NE 36 St. (E. Sample Rd.) Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Fun with Pollinators & Natives” Bees, Moths and Butterflies, with Bryan Scott, Broward County Master Naturalist I and Park Ranger Aide. Horticulture Tips by Mona Johnston, raffle and refreshments. 954-942-9310 or visit www.lhpgc.org.

Marine Advisory Board meets

Thursday, March 20, 6 p.m.

Old School House 232 NE 2 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

South Florida Chamber Ensemble Piano Trio (SFCE) performs

Friday, March 21, 7:30 p.m.

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

Program 5: The Secrets of Longevity.” Hear music by composers whose healthy lifestyles contributed to their longevity and hear tips from local medical professionals on how to live to 100 and beyond. Free reception following concert with healthy snacks provided by Whole Foods Market, Coral Springs. $15 regular admission, $10 for students/seniors/ military. Children under 12 free with paid adult ticket. 954- 803-3762 or www.sfcemusic.com.

FREE carousel rides

Friday, March 21, 3 to 5 p.m.

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

Free rides for World Down Syndrome Day. Info: www.worlddownsyndromeday.org.

An Evening With the Stars

Friday, March 21, 7:30 to 9 p.m.

Fern Forest Nature Center 201 Lyons Rd. South Coconut Creek, FL 33063

Speakers cover basic telescope techniques and general astronomy information. FREE. For information, call 954- 384-0442.

Women’s Club of Coc. Crk. Garage Sale

Saturday, March 22, 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

North Recreation Complex 4455 Sol Press Blvd. Coconut Creek, FL 33073

Items include toys, jeans, jewelry, small appliances, games, men’s and women’s business suits, boots, designer shoes, children’s toys, clothes and housewares. 954-540-2374.

Pancake Breakfast

Saturday, March 22, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

Held by the Kiwanis Club of Deerfield Beach – West. $7. 954-428-1537.

Dixieland/ Hot Jazz Session

Sunday, March 23, 1-4 p.m.

Henry’s Hideaway SE corner of Andrews Avenue & McNab Road Pompano Beach, FL 33069

Presented by the Hot Jazz & Alligator Gumbo Society. $10. 954-563-5390 or 561-809-6410.

CRA Job Fair

Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 3 to 7 p.m.

E. Pat Larkins Community Center 520 MLK Blvd. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Looking for a job? Stop by this job fair, dressed to impress with resume in hand. 954-586-1132.

North Broward Democratic Club

Wednesday, March 26, 7:30 p.m.

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

Speaker: Former Congressman Ron Klein. Topic: update on Washington D.C. FREE and open to the public. Refreshments served. 954-783-8232.

Gotta Dance: Tribute to Gene Kelly

Wednesday, March 26, 7 p.m.

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

A song and dance tribute presented by Rome and Marina Saladino and pianist Jim Weber. $20. 954-786-4590.

Save the date: Last Chance—ObamaCare sign-up

NEXT Friday, March 28, 5 to 9 p.m.

E. Pat Larkins Community Center 520 MLK Blvd. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Bring Driver’s License, proof of income (last three months pay stubs, statements from all income sources (alimony, child support, SSI, retirement accounts, etc.), Social Security cards or numbers for everyone on application, immigration documents (green card, certification of citizenship or naturalization), proof of insurance (ID cards/policy number for all persons on application), most recent tax return. 954-786- 4848.

Save the date: Cuisine of the Region

Wednesday, April 23, 5:30 to 9 p.m.

Hillsboro Club 901 Hillsboro Mile (A1A) Hillsboro Beach, FL 33062

Tasty tidbits from area restaurants, live & silent auction, door prizes and more. Benefits NE Focal Point. $60 at door/ $50 advance. Tickets available at NE Focal Point, 227 NW 2 St., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441. 954-480-4460.

Pre-Teen Dance

The City of Deerfield Beach Parks and Recreation Dept. presents Pre-Teen Dances for youth ages 10 – 12 at Westside Park, 445 SW 2 St., on Fridays, March 21, April 18, May 16, June 20, July 18, Aug. 15 and Sept. 19 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Come jam to the latest hiphop sounds. Refreshments sold. $2. 954-480-4481.

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Posted on 13 March 2014 by L.Moore

Sisterhood of Temple Beth Israel meets

Thursday, March 13, 11:30 a.m.

Temple Beth Israel 201 S. Military Trail Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Mini lunch served. Hebrew Academy Children’s Choir performs. Info: 954-428-6265 or 954-421-7060.

Shining a Light on ACS

Saturday, March 15, 6 to 7:30 p.m.

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

Casual worship gathering, light meal. Preparing for Relay for Life (Apr. 5 at Quiet Waters Park). FREE, canned good donation appreciated, will be donated to Gateway Community Outreach. 954-427-0222.

Ballet & Jazz Dance for Children

Saturday, March 15, 1–3:45 p.m.

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

Children ages 6-15. Registration technically over but still may be able to get a free class, or possibly enroll. $90 for 8 weeks plus registration fee- $30. Each class will hold a recital at the end of the session. To register, visit www.deerfield-beach.com or visit any of the City of D.B. Parks & Recreation facilities. 954-480- 4494.

Elite Force Martial Arts Black Belt Spectacular

Saturday, March 15, 11 a.m.

Township Center for the Performing Arts 2424 Lyons Rd. Coconut Creek, FL 33063

Tickets Available at the Dojo. 954-785-1348.

6th Annual Prayer Breakfast/Fundraiser

Saturday, March 15, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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

Guest speaker: Bishop Patrick Kelly. Donation: $10. Call 954-418-0216 or 954-667-5074 for tickets.

New Presbyterian Church Concert Series

Sunday, March 16, 2 p.m.

Pompano Beach High School Gymnasium 1400 NE 6 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Samuel Metzger, Organist, Farewell Concert. No tickets needed, offering will be taken. 954-946-4380 or www.newpres.org.

Dance Fitness for Adults

Monday, March 17, 7p.m.

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

Registration until March 13 (you may be able to come in after for free trial class). $100 for 8 weeks plus registration fee-$30. To register, visit www.deerfield-beach.com or visit any City of DB Parks & Recreation facilities. 954-480-4494.

Zonta Club of Greater Deerfield Beach meets

Tuesday, March 18, begins 11:15 a.m.

DoubleTree by Hilton 100 Fairway Dr. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

11:15 to 11:45 a.m. — social networking, noon — lunch and business. Guest Speaker: Dr. Brian Sheen, Complementary & Alternative Medicine Practitioner and Life Coach at The Quantum Healing & Empowerment Center. $20 all inclusive. Cash or checks only. RSVP: queenrmv1@bellsouth.net or 561-750- 7355.

ArtHall

Wednesday, March 19, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

50 NE 1 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Features Harmony Jones, a contemporary mixed-media artist. FREE. Food trucks on-site as well as wine, snacks, and live music. Info: 954-586-1111.

Woman’s Club meets

Wednesday, March 19, 7:30 p.m.

910 E. Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Info: 954-421-4700.

5th Annual All People’s Day Diversity Festival

Saturday, March 22, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Pompey Park 1101 NW 2 St. (indoor) & NW 10 Ave. (outdoor) Delray Beach, FL 33444

Non-profit event that brings in people from all over. Dance, music, social theater, costumes, culture, interactive booths, Origami folding, games, crafts, Kids’ workshop from 9 to 11 a.m. Call 561-495-9818 for more information. Some kids’ activities require registration and may have an extra fee.

SAVE THE DATE: Rotary Charity Scholarship Golf Tournament

Friday, May 9, 11:30 a.m. registration; 1 p.m. shotgun start; 5:30 p.m. dinner & awards;

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

The Deerfield Beach Rotary Fund has provided over $100,000 in charitable contributions over the past 6 years, including providing scholarships to high school graduates in the area. Sign up today. Call 954-421-5550 or visit www.deerfield rotarygolf.com for more info.

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