HAPPENINGS

Posted on 03 November 2016 by LeslieM

7th Annual Ranse Classic Volleyball Tournament

Friday, Nov. 4 through Sunday, Nov. 6

On Deerfield beach

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Benefiting Ranse Jones Stroke Awareness Fund. For information and schedule of events, visit www.ranseclassic.com.

Barefoot Mailman Send Off BBQ

Saturday, Nov. 5, noon to 3 p.m.

Dixie Divers

455 S Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Original statue from 1973 will be sunk as an artificial reef. Take a picture next to the statue before it makes the underwater journey. Complimentary food and drinks. Hang out with “Scuba Nation.” For information, call 954-420-0009.

7th Annual Boca Raton Wine & Food Festival

Saturday, Nov. 5, 6 to 10 p.m.

Sanborn Square

72 N. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Chefs from the tri-county area converge upon the festival grounds for the Grand Tasting event bringing their tasty tidbits with them for guests to enjoy. There will also be a special area inside for the 3rd Annual Craft Brew Battle. There will be an opportunity to shop, mingle and splurge. For more information, visit www.bocaratonwineandfoodfestival.com.

Honor Our Troops Classic Car Show

Saturday, Nov. 5, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre

1955 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Antique, classic, vintage, custom and hot rod vehicles will be parked throughout the open-air mall. Kids can enjoy arts & crafts, or ride the carousel for only $1. Free admission. Car show visitors are encouraged to donate $1 to the William “Bill” Kling VA Clinic and, in return, will receive an American flag key chain. For information, visit www.PompanoCitiCentre.com.

Movie Night at the Library

Saturday, Nov. 5, 2 p.m.

Percy White Library

837 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Showing Star Trek: First Contact. Free event. Sponsored by the Friends of Percy White Library. For information, call 954-357-7680.

Annual PEO Tag Sale

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

Grace Community Church

600 W. Camino Real

Boca Raton, FL 33486

Buy Clothing, household items & more.

Lighthouse Tour

Sunday Nov. 6, 8:30, 9:15, 10 & 11 a.m.

Alsdorf Park

2974 N.E. 14 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Tour the Hillsboro Lighthouse. Transportation is by boat. Arrive at dock 10-20 mins. before departure to register. Parking is on east side of street in city (pay) parking lot. Must wear flat, closed shoes. Children must be 4 ft. tall to climb the tower. No pets. $25; free to HLPS members. Visit www.hillsborolighthouse.org/tours.

Walk for Parkinson’s Disease

Sunday, Nov. 6, 8:30-11:30 a.m.,

FAU Football stadium

FAU Blvd.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Walk starts at 10 a.m. Celebration of movement features a family-friendly walk course and Movement Pavilion, featuring activities like Yoga, Tai Chi, Zumba, dance, balance and boxing. The aim is to encourage people to stay active and move for better health. For more information, visit www.movingdaybocaraton.org.

Broward Women’s Chorus rehearsals

Wednesday, Nov. 9, 10 a.m.

Ft. Lauderdale UU Church

3970 NW 21st Ave.

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309

All women singers welcome. Rehearsals held every Wednesday. For more information, call 954-677-3190, email info@bwcchoralgroup.org or visit www.bwcchoralgroup.org.

Friends of Deerfield Beach Arboretum meet

Thursday, Nov. 10, 7 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Arboretum

Constitution Park

2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach FL 33442

Speaker is Mel Nass. Learn all about grapes-varieties best for making wine, juice, raisins and to eat. Plant giveaway, light refreshments will be served. Meeting is free and open to the public. For more information call, 954-480-4495 or visit www.treezoo.com

Worth the drive: Ft. Lauderdale Intl. Boat Show

Thursday, Nov. 3 through

Sunday, Nov. 6, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 7, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tickets are $28 per day for adults ($46 for two-day ticket), ages 6 to 15 $12 and under 6 is free. Prime time preview on Nov. 3 is $45. For VIP packages, email marketing@showmanagement.com. For more information, including the site-map, visit www.FLIBS.com.

Save the Date: Christmas Boutique

Saturday, Nov. 12, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 13, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church

2700 NE 36 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Handmade decorations, crafts, knitted and crocheted items, baked and special raffles. Refreshments available for purchase. For more information, call 954-943-9154.

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HALLOWEEN HAPPENINGS

Posted on 27 October 2016 by LeslieM

LHP Halloween

Thursday, Oct. 27, 6 to 8 p.m.

Dan Witt Park

4521 NE 21 Terr.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Open to all Lighthouse Point boys and girls, ages 12 and under. Costume contests, bounce houses, face painting, rides, and more. Costume contest will start promptly at 6:30 p.m. Free refreshments and candy for every child in costume. 954-943-6500.

Annual Halloween Hoe-Down

Thursday, Oct. 27, 6 to 9 p.m.

Villages of Hillsboro Park

4111 NW 6 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Creepy costume contests, pie eating and pumpkin-carving contests and petting zoo. Enjoy hayrides and a pumpkin patch. Refreshments available for purchase. Free entry. For more information, call 954-480-4494.

Annual Fall Festival

Friday, Oct. 28, 5:30 to 9 p.m.

First Baptist Church

701 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Hayride, bounce house, petting zoo, face painting, dunk tank, rock wall, candy bags for kids, popcorn, hotdogs, ice cream floats and much more. Free event. Call 954-427-1216 or visit www.deerfieldfirst.com.

Trunk-or-Treat

Friday, Oct. 28, 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park

Shelter #10 Parking Lot

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Participants are invited to dress up their cars and themselves. $2 fee for reserved parking spot, car costume contest, bounce house, candy giveaway and Halloween-themed movie. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Call 954-357-5100.

Halloween Festivities

Saturday, Oct. 29, 6 to 8 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex  

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Silly Magic Stage Show, balloon twisters, bounce houses, a costume contest, haystack candy find, arts & crafts, Halloween games and music by Extra, Extra Entertainment. Free entry. For more information, call 954-480-4481.

Halloween Harvest

Sunday, Oct. 30, 10 am to 2 p.m.

Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Candy, costumes and cornstalks. Fee: donation. 954-429-0378 or visit www.deerfield-history.org.

Annual Halloween Monster Concert

Sunday, Oct. 30, 7 p.m.

First Presbyterian Church of Pompano Beach

2331 NE 26 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Listen to terrifying toccatas and haunting harmonies on the great pipe organ accompanied by spectacular lumonics/laser display and featuring the Fabulous Follies Florida Show girls. Audience costumes encouraged. $10 suggested donation/kids free. 954-941-2308.

Halloween Bash

Monday, Oct. 31, 5 to 7 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre

1955 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Children 10 and under are invited to come dressed in their best costumes to enjoy Trick-or-Treating at participating stores at 5 pm. and a magical Wizard Show at 6 pm. The first 1,500 Trick-or-Treaters will receive complimentary candy bags handed out at the Pompano Citi Centre table. Adult supervision required. Admission is free. Ride the carousel during event for $1. For more information, visit www.pompanociticentre.com or call 954-943-4683.

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HAPPENINGS

Posted on 27 October 2016 by LeslieM

 

Meet the Pompano Beach candidates

Thursday, Oct. 27, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Pompano Beach Woman’s Club

314 NE 2 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Town Hall style forum allows all candidates to introduce themselves, followd by audience questions. Free event, open to the public. Send questions to execprint@aol.com for early consideration for inclusion. For more information, call 954-649-9200 or 954-978-0018.

Dive-In Movie — Halloweentown

Friday, Oct. 28, 7:30 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Aquatics Center

501 SE 6 Ave.

Deerfield Beach FL 33441

Free. For information, call 954-420-2262.

Celebrate 60 years of First Christian Church

Saturday, Oct. 29, 6:30 p.m.-Dinner

Sunday, October 30, 9 a.m.-Continental breakfast

First Christian Church of Pompano Beach

1860 NE 39 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Sit-down dinner followed by fellowship and fun. Breakfast followed by 10 a.m. service and 60 years of memories with guest speaker Richard Marshall, one of the living ministers from the church. RSVP: 954-942-2515.

International Dinner

Saturday, Oct. 29, 6 p.m.

St. Peter’s Anglican Church

1416 SE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Enjoy food from the various homelands of members. Food, fellowship, prizes, raffle. All are invited. Call 954-695-0336 for information.

DB Farmer’s Market

Sunday, Oct. 30, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Farmer’s market, candy, costumes and special prizes. Books & crafts for the kids. Free tour of the Butler House and a book signing by Brenda Santiago. For more information, visit www.deerfieldbeachhistoricalsociety.com.

Fall Prevention Awareness Day

Thursday, Nov. 3, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

NE Focal Point Senior Center

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Learn tips on how to keep your home safe and reduce the risk of falls. Exhibitors include. rehab services: balance assessment, safe use of assistive device (walker, cane); ask the pharmacist: brown bag evaluation (bring your medications for review by our pharmacists); ask the dietitian: tips on health eating, diabetes, hypertension; social work: community resources & advanced directives; Broward Health North Memory Disorder Center: Alzheimer’s resources; aging & disability resource center: matter of balance, clear captions: phone for hearing impaired; SHINE: Understanding your Medicare benefits. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call 954-480-4449.

Save the date: 7th Annual Ranse Classic Volleyball Tournament

Friday, Nov. 4 through Sunday, Nov. 6

on Deerfield beach

Benefitting Ranse Jones Stroke Awareness Fund. For information and schedule of events, visit www.ranseclassic.com.

 

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Halloween Happenings & Fall Festivities

Posted on 19 October 2016 by LeslieM

Haunted House

Fridays & Saturdays, Oct. 21, 22, 28, 29, 7 to 11 p.m.

Sample McDougald House

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Children 18 and under-$10, Adults-$20. Proceeds go to scholarships for local students and charities. For more information, visit www.Rotary-Haunted-House.com. ($15 for adults when purchased online).

12th Annual Shriek Week

Fridays and Saturdays, Oct. 21, 22, 28, 29, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.,

Special “Lite Nite,” Thursday, Oct. 27, 5 to 9 p.m.

Sugar Sand Park

300 S. Military Tr.

Boca Raton, FL 33486

Appropriate for ages 7-12. “Lite Nite” for ages 5-12 (less intense version of the haunted house). Tickets: $8 per person. Reservations required can be booked in person, online, or by calling 561-347-3948. For information, visit www.Sugar-SandPark.org or call the Community Center at 561-347-3900.

8th Annual Halloween Fair & Horse Show

Saturday, Oct. 22, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sand & Spurs Equestrian Park

1600 NE 5 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Pony rides, carnival games, bounce house, face painting, pumpkin patch, hay rides, fire trucks, arts & crafts, hand-crafted jewelry, “Pet Communicator” (bring your pet or a picture) and more. Pets must be on a leash. 12:30 p.m. costume contest on horseback. 1:30 p.m. public costume parade on foot. All ages. No registration needed. Meet at bleachers. For more information, visit www.pompanobeachfl.gov.

Annual Trunk or Treat

Tuesday, Oct. 25, 6:30 to 8 p.m

Trinity United Methodist Church.

3901 NE 22 Ave.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Free. Children should dress in non-scary costumes and must be accompanied by an adult. Hot dogs, snacks and drinks avail-able for purchase (proceeds benefit the church and its ministries.) Those who would like to decorate their trunks and pass out treats to the kids should call 954-941-8033.

Magician Michael Winters performs

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 10:30 a.m.

Percy White Library

837 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Halloween family fun for children of all ages (especially preschool aged and their parents/guardians).

Annual Halloween Hoe-Down

Thursday, Oct. 27, 6 to 9 p.m.

Villages of Hillsboro Park

4111 NW 6 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Creepy costume contests, pie eating and pumpkin carving contests and petting zoo. Free entry. Enjoy hayrides and a pumpkin patch. Refreshments available for purchase. For more information, call 954-480-4494.

Boo Bash

Friday, Oct. 28, 6 to 9 p.m.

Community Park

820 NE 18 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Carnival games, stage performers, DJ music and dancing, haunted bus, amazing inflatables, ghostly games and more. Dress in your best costume for pumpkin patch costume contest. Free, family-friendly event. For more information, call 954-786-4111.

Annual Fall Festival

Friday, Oct. 28, 5:30 to 9 p.m.

First Baptist Church

701 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Hayride, bounce house, petting zoo, face painting, dunk tank, rock wall, candy bags for kids, popcorn, hotdogs, ice cream floats and much more. Free event. Call 954-427-1216 or visit www.deerfieldfirst.com.

Trunk-or-Treat

Friday, Oct. 28, 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park

Shelter #10 Parking Lot

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Participants are invited to dress up their cars and themselves. $2 fee for reserved parking spot, car costume contest, bounce house, candy giveaway and Halloween-themed movie. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Call 954-357-5100.

Halloween Festivities

Saturday, Oct. 29, 6 to 8 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex  

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Activities will include the Silly Magic Stage Show, balloon twisters, bounce houses, a costume contest, haystack candy find, arts & crafts, Halloween games and music by Extra, Extra Entertainment. Free entry. For more information, call 954-480-4481.

Halloween Harvest

Sunday, Oct. 30, 10 am to 2 p.m.

Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Candy, costumes and cornstalks. Fee: donation. 954-429-0378 or visit www.deerfield-history.org.

Annual Halloween Monster Concert

Sunday, Oct. 30, 7 p.m.

First Presbyterian Church of Pompano Beach

2331 NE 26 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Listen to terrifying toccatas and haunting harmonies on the great pipe organ accompanied by spectacular lumonics/laser display and featuring the Fabulous Follies Florida Show girls. Audience costumes encouraged. $10 suggested donation/kids free. 954-941-2308.

Halloween Bash

Monday, Oct. 31, 5 to 7 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre

1955 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Children 10 and under are invited to come dressed in their best costumes to enjoy Trick-or-Treating at participating stores at 5 pm. and enjoy a magical Wizard Show at 6 pm. The first 1,500 Trick-or-Treaters will receive complimentary candy bags handed out at the Pompano Citi Centre table. Adult supervision required. Admission is free. Ride the carousel during event for $1. For more information, visit www.pompanociticentre.com or call 954-943-4683.

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HAPPENINGS

Posted on 19 October 2016 by LeslieM

Beach Sounds

Friday, Oct. 21, 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The Free Rads” play family friendly concert. Bring chairs and blankets. Free event. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

6th Annual Daytime Radness

Friday, Oct. 21, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., VIP-5 a.m.

Island Water Sports

1985 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Fighting Cancer with the Hager Family & Grind For Life. Enjoy the biggest sale of the year, plus ramp jam, waterslide, meet the pros and more. For more information or VIP passes, visit www.DaytimeRadness.com. See more, Pg. 10.

Movies on the Lawn — Goosebumps

Friday, Oct. 21, 7 p.m.

Great Lawn

Intersection of Atlantic Blvd. and Pompano Beach Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Free family event. Bring chairs, blankets and picnics. For more information, call 954-786-4111 or visit the city’s website at www.pompanobeachfl.gov.

Family Hayride & Campfire

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

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Bring the whole family and enjoy a fun hayride and bonfire, complete with s’mores. $3.50+ tax per person ages 3+ (includes one hayride and 1 bag of fixings for s’mores.) Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by calling or visiting the park. Also Nov. 18, Dec. 9 and Jan. 20, 2017.

For more information, call 954-357-5100.

16th Annual Health & Wellness Expo

Saturday, Oct. 22, 9 a.m. to 12:30 pm

NE Focal Point Senior Center

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free health education and information, health screenings, including balance, body mass index, carotid artery, glucose, cholesterol, skin cancer and blood pressure; massage; Operation Medicine Cabinet (prescription drug disposal); Walgreens will be administering flu shots (bring your insurance card); door prizes and entertainment. Breakfast and lunch available for purchase. For more information, call 954-480-4446.

Green Market

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

In front of Bailey Contemporary Arts

41 NE 1st St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Locally-produced open air market featuring local fruits and vegetables, baked goods, fresh seafood, gourmet teas and coffee, specialty food items, homemade crafts, health-related products and live music. Season opens in October and continues every Saturday through April. Free entrance. For more information, call 954-786-7824 or visit www.pompanobeachgreenmarket.com.

5th Annual Brazilian Festival

Saturday, Oct 22, 10 a.m.

Community Park

820 NE 18 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Brazilian local bands, kid’s zone, 150 vendors/exhibitors, food & beverage, many attractions and dancers. “Flora and Fauna” to show support for environmental protection. Free admission. Line-up includes Cidade Negra, Brazil’s all times BEST reggae band and Grammy “nominee,” Sambalá, School of Samba with more than 100 members parading in the festival; Cravo e Canela, Florida’s own and only Forró Band; Thathi, critically acclaimed from Salvador, Bahia, Thathi, and paying tribute to one of the best Brazilian female singers, Cássia Eller; Macaxeira, winner of the International Brazilian Press Awards for Best Brailian Band in U.S. Samba Reggae.

Worth the drive: Miss Broward County Scholorship Pageant meeting

Saturday, Oct. 22, 12:30 p.m.

Broward County Dan Pearl Library

10500 W. Oakland Park, Blvd.

Sunrise, FL 33351

Learn about Miss Broward Co., Outstanding Teen and Sunshine Princess Pageants. Call or text Ms. Brenda, 954-609-3334 with questions and to R.S.V.P.rn learn about

Kiwanis Club East Meet & Greet Halloween Party

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 6 p.m.

Duffy’s Restaurant

401 N. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Meet and greet Halloween party membership drive. Costumes optional. For information, call 954-428-1537.

Green Market

Sunday, Oct. 30, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

They offer fresh locally-grown fruits and vegetables, soaps & lotions, plants, fresh baked goods, prepared foods, doggie treats and more. On select Sundays: also Nov. 27, Dec. 18, Jan. 29, Feb. 26, March 26, April 30. For more information, call 954-429-0378.

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HAPPENINGS

Posted on 12 October 2016 by LeslieM

Open House

Friday Oct. 14, 5 p.m. & Sunday, Oct. 16, 8 p.m.

Elks Lodge, #1898

700 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The lodge will be open to the public. See what the Elks have to offer, how much the minimal annual membership fee is, family benefits and how it helps charities. Dinner available Friday and Saturday nights at Elks’ prices. Sunday breakfast offered at $6-adults/$3-children and football buffet also offered at Elks’ prices. For additional information, conact Garey Nehrke at 954-931-1475.

Book signings

Saturday, Oct. 15, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Meet author Frank Gross, who wrote “Wolfgang” (www.wolfgangchronicles.com) and author Dr. Andrea MacVicar, who wrote several books. Also take a guided tour of the Butler House. Fee: donation. For more information, call 954-429-0378 or visit www.deerfield-history.org.

2nd Annual Deerfield Beach Fall Festival

Saturday, Oct. 15, 3 to 7 p.m.

Pioneer Park

501 NE Eller St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Enjoy a day of fun with the entire family! This festive event includes several activities, including picking out the perfect pumpkin from the pumpkin patch, running through a hay maze, enjoying live entertainment, a friendly petting zoo, hay rides, tasty treats and much more! For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Granny’s Attic

Saturday, Oct. 15, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Giant indoor garage sale. Free admission. For more information, call 954-786-4111.

Stand Up & Paddle For Cancer

Saturday, Oct. 15 & Sunday, Oct. 16, 7 to 10 p.m.

Island Water Sports

1985 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Full moon SUP tour. All profits go to The Hagers and Grind for Life Fight Cancer. Cost: $30 per person. Boards and instructors are provided. If you have you own board, paddleand life vest, cost is $10. Glow in the dark necklaces/navigation lights are provided. Register in advance at www.Islandcamps.com/sup/full-moon-paddle or call 954-427-4929.

St. Ambrose Pumpkin Patch

Tuesday, Oct. 18 through Monday, Oct. 31

9 a.m. through 9 p.m.

St. Ambrose Church

380 S. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Large assortment of pumpkins, corn stalks, hay bales and other festive items. For more information, call 954-427-2226.

Book Signing and Discussion with Martha Lemasters

Wednesday, Oct. 19

12 p.m.

History at High Noon

Deerfield Beach City Hall

150 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

2 p.m.

Century Plaza Leon Slatin Library

1856 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

7 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Woman’s Club

910 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Lemasters’ book, The Step: One Woman’s Journey to Finding her Own Happiness and Success During the Apollo Space Program, is a riveting insider’s look at the real dream team who made this extraordinary achievement, landing a man on the moon, possible. Bold and complex, women’s issues and equality are underlying themes of this richly woven tale. Science, history, humor and romance all intermingle in this fresh and inspiring account of one woman’s journey as she overcomes every obstacle on her path to finding happiness and success. For information, call 954-429-0378.

Fright Night

Thursday Oct. 20, 7 to midnight

Blue Martini

6000 Glades Rd.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Hosted by Melissa and Joe Gorga. Performance by Chanel West Coast, costume contest. Space limited. Must R.S.V.P. to attend at egolden@thebermanlawgroup.com.

12th Annual Shriek Week

Fridays and Saturdays, Oct. 21, 22, 28, 29

6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Sugar Sand Park

300 S. Military Tr.

Boca Raton, FL 33486

Appropriate for ages 7-12. “Lite Nite” (Thursday, Oct. 27, 5 to 9 p.m.) for ages 5-12, is a less intense version of the haunted house. Tickets: $8 per person. Reservations required and can be booked in person, online or by calling 561-347-3948. Other highlights include haunted walk-through attraction “Granny Grim: Alien Lab” where guests can find out if UFO’s really do exist, trackless train rides, free led lighted stilt-walking “robots” & DJ show, magic shows, food vendors, black light carnival game room, photo souvenirs, glitter tattoos. Many activities require additional activity tickets and can be purchased onsite. Free indoor Trick or Treat Trail will be featured nightly. For more information about volunteer opportunities, including auditions for scare actors, decorating, running activities & games please visit the website. For specific details, dates, times and costs visit www.SugarSandPark.org or call the Community Center at 561-347-3900.

6th Annual Daytime Radness

Friday, Oct. 21, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., VIP-5 a.m.

Island Water Sports

1985 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Get ready for the madness to begin. It’s time for Daytime Radness! Fight Cancer with the Hager Family & GrindFor Life. Enjoy the biggest sale of the year plus ramp jam, water slide, meet the pros and much more. For more information or VIP passes visit www.DaytimeRadness.com.

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HAPPENINGS

Posted on 05 October 2016 by LeslieM

Movies in the Park — Hotel Transylvania 2

Friday, Oct. 7, 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Villages of Hillsboro Park

4111 NW 6 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

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

Barefoot Mailman Remembrance Day

Saturday Oct. 8

Sail times: 9, 10, 11 a.m., noon, 1, 2, 3 p.m.

Sands Harbor Resort and Marina

125 N. Riverside Dr.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Special Hillsboro Lighthouse tour. Current HLPS membership or $25 per person transportation fee required. Parking is on the east side of street in the city (pay) parking lot. Registration/check-in starts 30 minutes prior to the first sail time and remains open until the last boat returns. For more information, visit www.hillsborolighthouse.org

Movie Night at the Library — Star Trek: First Contact

Saturday, Oct. 8, 2 p.m.

Percy White Library

837 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free event. Sponsored by the Friends of Percy White Library. For information, call 954-357-7680.

Pancake Breakfast

Sunday Oct. 9, 9 a.m. to noon.

Elks Lodge

700 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Hosted by the Benevolent Patriotic Order of DOES, Drove 142. Open to the public. Adults: $6/Children: $3. For information, call 954-255-3130.

The Woman’s Club of DB meets

Tuesday, Oct. 11, 1 p.m.

Woman’s Club

910 E. Hillsboro Blvd.,

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Light refreshments provided. Guests welcome to attend. The Woman’s Club fosters community improvement through volunteer service. For more information, call 954-421-4700 or visit www.dbwc.org.

Tuesday Night Beach Dance

Tuesday, Oct. 11, 7 to 9 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

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

Deerfield Beach Arboretum meets

Thursday, Oct. 13, 7 p.m.

Arboretum at Constitution Park

2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Speaker: Anthony (Tony) Brown. Also usual plant give-away. Light refreshments will be served. Free meeting open to the public. For more information, call 954-480-4494.

Sisterhood of Temple Beth Israel meets

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

Temple Beth Israel

201 S. Military Tr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Speaker: Carol Smith, League of Women voters. A mini lunch will be served. Cost: $10 at the door. For more information, contact 954-427-5743 or 954-427-9902.

Save the Date: Book Signing/ Discussion with Martha Lemasters

Wednesday, Oct. 19

Noon

Deerfield Beach City Hall

150 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

2 p.m.

Century Plaza Leon Slatin Library

1856 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

7 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Woman’s Club

910 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The Step: One Woman’s Journey to Finding her Own Happiness and Success During the Apollo Space Program is a riveting insider’s look at the real dream team who made this extraordinary achievement, landing a man on the moon, possible. Bold and complex, women’s issues and equality are underlying themes of this richly woven tale. Science, history, humor and romance all intermingle in this fresh and inspiring account of one woman’s journey as she overcomes every obstacle on her path to finding happiness and success. Meet author Martha Lemasters, who will talk about the book and history. For information, call 954-429-0378.

The Great Gatsby Casino Night benefiting Coastal Boxer Rescue

Friday Oct. 21, 7 to 11 p.m.

Royal Fiesta Event Center

1680 SE 3 Ct.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Dress for the 1920s. Casino Night offers Roulette, Craps and Blackjack table games. Enjoy buffet style dinner and open bar. Event ticket purchase includes 5,000 in casino chips plus 1 raffle ticket. Donate funds to get more casino chips. Pre-paid tickets are $75 each or $125 per couples. All ticket sales will end on Oct. 11. No tickets sales will be available at the door. Net proceeds benefit Coastal Boxer Rescue of Florida. www.coastalboxers.org.

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Make America Rock Festival

Friday, Sept. 30, doors open 6 p.m., starts 7 p.m.

Pompano Beach Amphitheater

1806 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Featuring: Trapt, Saliva, Saving Abel, Alien Ant Farm, Crazytown, 12 Stones & Tantric. Tickets: $25-$75. Service fees and credit card charges may apply. For tickets, visit www.theamppompano.org or call 954-519-5500 for more information.

Fall Yard Sale

Saturday, Oct. 1, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

St Peter’s Anglican Church

1416 SE 2 Terr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Great variety of items, priced to sell. Also “Blessing of the animals” Held in air-conditioning inside. Rain or shine. For information, call 954-695-0336.

Guided Tour

Saturday, Oct. 1, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Guided tours of the historic Butler House. New Alice B Gift Shop now open. Visit www.deerfieldbeachhistoricalsociety.com.

20th Annual Dunn’s Run

Sunday, Oct. 2, 7:30 a.m. start

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441 on Deerfield Beach

5K Walk/Run-5 mile along the beach. Proceeds benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County. Register now at www.dunnsrun.com. For more information, call 954-537-1010 or email eblanco-bridgen@bgcbc.org.

High Holiday Services at Chabad

Monday, Oct. 3 and Tuesday, Oct. 4, 9:30 a.m.

Morning Prayers, 11:30 a.m.

Venetian Isle Shopping Center

2025 E. Sample Rd.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Everyone is welcome. Shofar Blowing. No tickets, no membership, no affiliation required. For more information, visit www.JewishLHP.com

Tuesday Night Beach Dance

Tuesday, Oct. 4, 7 to 9 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

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

Save the Date: 2nd Annual Deerfield Beach Fall Festival

Saturday, Oct. 15, 3 to 7 p.m.

Pioneer Park

501 NE Eller St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Enjoy a day of fun with the entire family! This festive event includes several fun activities, such as picking out the perfect pumpkin from the pumpkin patch, running through a hay maze, enjoying live entertainment, a friendly petting zoo, hay rides, tasty treats and much more! For more information, call 954-480-4429.

The Great Gatsby Casino Night

Friday Oct. 21, 7 to 11 p.m.

Royal Fiesta Event Center

1680 SE 3 Ct.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Dress for the 1920s. Casino Night offers roulette, craps and blackjack table games. Enjoy buffet style dinner and open bar. Event ticket purchase includes 5,000 in casino chips plus 1 raffle ticket. Donate funds to get more casino chips. Pre-paid tickets are $75 each or $125 per couples. All ticket sales will end on Oct. 11; no tickets sales will be available at the door. Net proceeds benefit Coastal Boxer Rescue of Florida.

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Where Runway Meets Broadway

Friday, Sept. 23, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Wick Theatre and Costume Museum

7901 N. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33487

The Wick Costume Museum’s Gala Fundraiser features vintage fashion and costume brilliance ranging from the 1880s to the 1980s. Gala Luncheon Event: $150, of which $100 is tax deductible. Visit www.thewick.org or call 561-995-2333 for more information. The museum opens to the general public on Sept. 24.

5th Annual Breakfast Palooza

Saturday, Sept. 24, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Church of the Living God Fellowship Hall

186 SW 6 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Bid on the finest home baked goods in town, homemade and preserved from grandparents and great grandparent’s cookbooks. Also enjoy entertainment. Donation: $15 (includes breakfast and chance to win a designer handbag.) $6: Children 12 and under. For tickets, call 954-235-7944 or email bfulmore235@gmail.com. For more information, visit www.breastedsoldiers.org.

Smithsonian Museum Day Live

Saturday, Sept. 24, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Free Tours. Donations accepted.

Historic Butler House

380 E Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Old School Museum

232 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Florida Railway Museum

1300 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

For more information about these events, visit

www.deerfield-history.org or call 954-429-0378.

Fall Yard Sale

Saturday, Sept. 24, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

St Peter’s Anglican Church

1416 SE 2 Terr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Great variety of items, priced to sell. Held in air-conditioning inside. Rain or shine. For information, call 954-695-0336.

4th Annual Festi-Fall

Saturday, Sept. 24, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

St. Ambrose Catholic Church

380 S. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Handmade arts & crafts, holiday gift jewelry, baked goods and much more. Admission: $2, Children under 12 free with donation of canned goods. Proceeds benefit Zonta Club service projects. For more information, call 561-392-2223.

Safety event

Saturday, Sept.24, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Lou Bachrodt Chevrolet

1801 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33069

Certified car seat installation technicians and participating agencies will install and/or inspect your car seat. There will also be fun activities for children and equipment dis-plays by BSO and Pompano Beach Fire Rescue. Free event. Visit www.sheriff.org for more safety tips and information.

Authors and Autographs

Sunday, Sept. 25, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Local authors will sell and autograph their books. Fee: Donation. For more information about these events, visit www.deerfield-history.org or call 954-429-0378.

6th Annual Two Georges at the Cove Golf Tournament

Monday, Sept. 26, 1:15 p.m.

Deer Creek Country Club

2801 Deer Creek Country Club Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Four man scramble with a 1:15 p.m. shotgun start. Cost: $150 per person (includes range balls, fees, carts, beer/soft drinks on course and dinner & awards banquet to follow at Two Georges at the Cove.) Also contests, raffle prizes and 50/50 drawing. Proceeds to benefit the Boys and Girls Club. For more information or to register, contact Denise Buzzelli at 954-427-0353.

Save the Date: 20th Annual Dunn’s Run

Sunday, Oct. 2, 7:30 a.m.

Beginning at Deerfield beach

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

5K Walk/Run-5 mile along the beach. Proceeds benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County. Register now at: www.dunnsrun.com. For more information, call 954-537-1010 or email cjohnson@bgbc.org. See more, including pre-event packet pick up dates on pg. 5.

Barktoberfest/K9 Splash Adventure Event

Quiet Waters Park

Saturday, Oct. 8 and Sunday, Oct. 9, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Rescue groups/adoptions, doggie marketplace, kiddie face painting, bounce houses and more. K9 Splash Adventure — 8 a.m. to 2:50 p.m. One small dog only session, 8 a.m. to 8:50 a.m. (25 lbs. or less). Sessions begin on the hour. Dogs must be sociable/well behaved and must have proof of current rabies vaccination and tag.$5 per dog — 50 min. session. Two sessions per day. Gate entrance fee: $1.50, age 5 and under: free. For more information, call 954-357-5100.

Sign up now for Writing Workshop

Friday, Oct. 14, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Faulk Center for Counseling

22455 Boca Rio Road

Boca Raton, FL 33433

Every Friday through Nov. 18. Join instructor Emily Rosen, M.A., M.S. for Memories, Milestones, Memoirs and More Writing Workshop. It can be painful, frustrating, freeing, revealing, validating … but, mostly, it’s fun and supportive. $30 per session/$150 If you sign up for all six on first day. R.S.V.P. to erosen424@aol.com. Visit www.emilyrosen424.com for more information.

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Conversation Piece: a Modern Salon

Friday, Sept. 16, 7 to 10 p.m.

Bailey Contemporary Arts

41 NE 1 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Artist Jonathan Rockford, comedian Robert Bass and musician Wayne Perry will discuss the topic: Art/Tech/Collaboration. These events are presented in conjunction with the Round Table Project. Reception precedes discussion. Tickets: $10 (Pre-Registration.) Available on Eventbrite. For more information, call 954-284-0141.

1st annual Deerfield Beach Jr. Anglers Day

Saturday, Sept. 17, 8 a.m. to noon

International Fishing Pier

200 NE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Youth fishing event includes: fishing clinics/exhibitors, goodie bags, arts & crafts, face painting and balloon art, Free for children ages 5-13. Register now at www.dfb.city/registration or by visiting any community center. Parking on barrier island is on a first come, first serve basis and is metered parking. Complimentary shuttle service will be available at the Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex (445 SW 2 St.) to the International Fishing Pier. This shuttle service will run continuously from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For more information, call the Community Events and Outreach Division at 954-480-4429 or visit www.dfb.city/jranglersday. (See more on the front page)

Clean Up Deerfield Beach

Saturday, Sept. 17, 9 a.m. to noon

South of Pier (park near fire station)

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Bring water and sunscreen. Pick up parking pass at chickee hut (limited number available.) Place parking pass on dashboard of your vehicle for duration of cleanup. Email coastalcleanup@broward.org to register for this year’s cleanup event. Include your name, contact information, organization, site at which you wish to participate and number of attendees. For more information, please visit www.broward.org/NaturalResources/BeachAndMarine under Coastal Cleanup.

Church of Christ 38th Anniversary Celebration

Sunday, Sept. 18

9 a.m., Sunday school

10 a.m., morning worship, Guest Minister,

Brother Alvin Daniels

Deerfield Beach Church of Christ

360 SW 2 Ave., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

12:30 p.m., Lunch

2 p.m., Song Fest, featuring Majestic Voices, Harmony of

Hope & Grace Notes, followed by abbreviated service.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Sunday, Sept. 18 to Wednesday, Sept. 21

7:30 p.m., Nightly, Minister, Henry L. Ward

Deerfield Beach Church of Christ

360 SW 2 Ave., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

For more information, call 954-609-8215.

Deerfield Beach Chapter of Hadassah meets

Monday, Sept. 19, noon

Le Club-Activity Center, Room C

3501 West Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

First meeting of the season features a guest speaker from the Broward Sheriff’s Office regarding safety tips/crime prevention for seniors. Refreshments served. For information, call 954-427-9920.

Pompano Fine Food & Wine

Tuesday, Sept. 20, 5:30 p.m.

Sheraton Suites Cypress Creek

555 NW 62 St.

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309

Features local restaurants showcasing their finest dishes to guests who have the opportunity to taste wines and great food from around the world. Also, Chinese auction, silent auction and live auction.VIP tickets: $85/4 for $300. General admission: $60/4- $200. To order tickets, visit www.pompanobeachchamber.com or call 954-941-2940.

General Federated Woman’s Club of DB meets

Wednesday, Sept. 21, 7 p.m.

Woman’s Club

910 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

For more information, call 954-421-4700.

Save the Date Events: 5th Annual Breakfast Palooza

Saturday, Sept. 24, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Church of the Living God Fellowship Hall

186 SW 6 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Bid on the finest home baked goods in town, homemade and preserved from grandparents and great grandparent’s cook-books. Also enjoy entertainment. Donation-$15 (includes breakfast and chance to win a designer handbag.) $6-Children 12 and under. For tickets, call 954-235-7944 or email bfulmore235@gmail.com. Visit www.breastedsoldiers.org

Smithsonian Museum Day Live

Saturday, Sept. 24, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Free Tours. Donations accepted.

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

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

Florida Railway Museum 1300 W. Hillsboro Blvd., Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Authors and Autographs

Sunday, Sept. 25, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Local authors will sell and autograph their books. Fee: Donation. For more information, visit www.deerfield-history.org or call 954-429-0378.

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