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Posted on 08 October 2015 by LeslieM

Blood Sweat and Tears, Chuck Negron & Mark Farner

Thursday, Oct. 8, Doors open 6 p.m., Concert 7 p.m.

Pompano Amphitheatre, 1806 NE 6 St., Pompano Beach, FL 33060

$28 – $68. Free parking. Purchase tickets at www.ticketmaster.com.

Friends of the Arboretum

Thursday, Oct. 8, 7 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Arboretum, 2841 W Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield, Beach, FL 33442

Free. Light refreshments. Dr John Pipoly discusses how you can become a Master Gardner. Call 954-480-4495, or visit www.treezoo.com.

6th Annual Ranse Jones Classic Volleyball Tournament

Friday, Oct. 9 through Sunday, Oct. 11

North of the International Fishing Pier on the beach, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

To benefit the Ranse Jones Stroke Awareness Fund. For more information, visit www.ranseclassic.com.

Shining Stars Luncheon

Friday Oct. 9, noon to 2 p.m.

Marriott Oceanside, 1200 N. Ocean Blvd., Pompano Beach, FL 33062

$50 per person. Honoring community members who have worked hard to improve Pompano Beach. For tickets, call 954-941-2940 or visit www.pompanobeachchamber.com.

Deerfield Island Park Exploration Hike

Saturday, Oct 10, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

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

Meet at Sullivan Park for transport to island. Explore the unique coastal habitat and learn about the island’s history dating back to the days of rum runners and Al Capone. $20 per person or $10 per couple. Preregistration required. Ages 8 and up. Call Quiet Waters Park, 954-357-5100.

Indoor Yard Sale

Saturday, Oct. 10, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

St. Peter’s Anglican Church 1416 SE 2 Terr. Deerfield Beach, Fl. 33441

Great items priced to sell. Blessing of the animals at 10 a.m. Call 954-695-0336.

Hillsboro Lighthouse tour

Saturday, Oct. 10, 8:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Sands Harbor Resort and Dock, 125 N. Riverside Dr., Pompano Beach, FL 33062

$25, free to HLPS members. Transportation is by boat. Shuttle boats hourly. Public parking across from Sands Harbor Resort. Must wear fl at, closed shoes. Children must be 4 ft. tall to climb the tower. No pets. Visit www.hillsborolighthouse.org/tours.

Shredding and medication disposal

Saturday, Oct. 10, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Dan Witt Park, 4521 NE 22 Ave, Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Shredding limited to Lighthouse Point residents. Limit three boxes per household.

Woman’s Club meeting

Tuesday Oct. 13, 1 p.m.

Woman’s Club Building, 910 E. Hillsboro Blvd., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Guests welcome. Light refreshments. Sherry Schleuter of the South Florida Wildlife Center will speak on rescuing injured and baby wild animals. Call 954-421-4700 or visit www.dbwc.org.

Orchid Society Meeting

Tuesday Oct. 13, 7:30 p.m.

Woman’s Club Building, 910 E. Hillsboro Blvd., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Mac Rivenbark of Mac’s Orchids in Ft. Lauderdale will be discussing “Mac’s favorites,” plants that thrive in South Florida. Visit www.deerfieldbeachorchidsociety.org or email deerfieldorchids@gmail.com.

Save the Date! These events are coming soon:

Oct 17: Cheers to 90 Years, Doubletree Hotel, Deerfield Beach. $125 per person. www.deerfield-history.org.

Oct. 17: Fall Festival, Pioneer Park, Deerfield Beach, 3 to 7 p.m.

Oct 23: 50th Anniversary Lighthouse Point Library, LHP Yacht Club, 6 p.m.

Oct. 24: 5th Annual Daytime Radness at Island Water Sports. Sponsor or donate raffle items. www.daytimeradness.com.

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Posted on 30 September 2015 by LeslieM

Community Resource Fair

Thursday, Oct. 1, 2 to 8 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free. Meet with organizations dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, expand and succeed. Resources available to residents needing job training, résumé and job interview preparation, employment preparation for veterans and programs for young adults 16-24.

Barktoberfest

Saturday Oct. 3 through Sunday Oct. 4

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Road, Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Activities include Doggie Fun Zone, Adoptions, Rescue Groups, Doggie Marketplace, K9 Splash Adventure ($5 per dog) and much more. Dogs must be socialized and well-behaved. Proof of current rabies and a County tag required. Park entrance fee of $1.50 per person (over age 5).

LOOKBOOK Live

Saturday, Oct. 3, 1 to 5 p.m.

Town Center Mall at Boca Raton

6000 Glades Rd., Boca Raton, FL 33431

Fashion shows throughout the day near Neiman Marcus. Personal styling sessions, contests, giveaways and more. Get the scoop on the fall season.

Coast Guard Safe Boating Course

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

Coast Guard HQ building, Spanish River Park

3939 N. Ocean Blvd., Boca Raton, FL 33442

Certificate given on class completion, plus Florida Boating ID card, required for boaters under 26 years. Some insurers give discounts for course completion. Bring lunch. $35 per person. Call 561-391-3600.

Yard Sale

Saturday, Oct. 3, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

St. Peter’s Anglican Church

1416 SE 2 Terr., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Indoors. Rain or shine. Great items priced to sell! Call 954-695-0336.

Duende AMP Festival

Sunday, Oct. 4, 3 to 10 p.m.

Pompano Amphitheatre

1806 NE 6 St., Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Local bands compete for Most Amped Performance and winner will perform at 6:30 p.m. followed by Sammy Figueroa, Otis Cadillac, The Jason Taylor Foundation’s Bluapple Poetry Network, and Body and Soul Dance Theatre. Also, 12 artists will compete against each other during 45-minute preliminary rounds creating a new work of art during ARTwar. Only one artist will become the winner. Part of Duende weekend of activities. Visit www.broward.org/Broward100 for more information.

9th Annual Page One Passion Breast Cancer Awareness event

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

New York Prime

2350 NW Executive Center Dr., Boca Raton, FL 33431

Appetizers, pink champagne, cocktails, networking and raffle. $25. In support of Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Must pre-register at www.pageonepassion.com.

Soroptimist 42nd Annual “Women of Distinction” Award Breakfast

Wednesday, Oct.7, 8 a.m.

Boca West Country Club

20583 Boca W. Dr., Boca Raton, FL 33434

$60 per person. Contact: Judith Hinsch, 561-859-1883 or www.soroptimist4women.org.

Save the Date!

6th Annual Ranse Jones Classic Volleyball Tournament

Friday, Oct. 9 through Sunday, Oct. 11

North of the International Fishing Pier on the beach Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

To benefit the Ranse Jones Stroke Awareness Fund. For more information, visit www.ranseclassic.com.

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Posted on 24 September 2015 by LeslieM

Kids’ Fishing Lessons on DB Pier

Saturday, Sept. 26

10 a.m. to noon & noon to 2 p.m.

International Fishing Pier 200 NE 21 Ave. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free. Mayor Jean Robb and Commissioner Gloria Battle will give fishing lessons for kids 9 – 13 on the pier. Limit 10 kids per session. Must be Deerfield resident. Sign up at www. Deerfield-Beach.com/registration. Transportation provided from Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex, 445 SW 2 St. Next session Oct. 3. Call 954-480-4481.

Dunn’s Run Registration Packet Pickup and Party

Saturday, Sept. 26, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Two Georges at the Cove 1734 SE 3 Ct. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Runners who are registered for the 19th Annual Dunn’s Run can pick up their race packets. Another pickup is scheduled for Oct. 3 at Jersey Mike’s, 2350 N. Federal Hwy. in Pompano.

3rd Annual Festi-Fall Arts & Craft Show

Saturday, Sept. 26, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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

Handcrafted arts, gifts, holiday crafts, baked goods and more. Hourly drawings. Proceeds benefit Zonta of Deerfield Beach initiatives. $2 parking fee. Call 561-482-8708.

Bingo and Spaghetti Dinner

Saturday Sept. 26, 6 p.m.

St Peter’s Anglican Church 1416 SE 2 Terr. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free. RSVP to Father Tracy: 954-695-0336.

Turkish Food and Fun Festival

Sunday, Sept. 27, Noon to 5 p.m.

Istanbul Cultural Center 2500 W. Sample Rd. Pompano Beach, FL 33073

Turkish and Mediterranean food, bounce house, face painting, arts and crafts, and more. Call 305-890-2072.

Annual Two Georges at The Cove Golf Tournament

Monday, Sept. 28, 1:15 to 6 p.m.

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

Corporate Sponsorships available from $350. Individuals — $125 per player. For information, contact Denise Buzzelli at 954-427-0353.

Job Fair

Monday, Sept. 28, 2 to 6 p.m.

E. Pat Larkins Community Center 520 Hammondville Road/Dr. MLK Jr., Boulevard Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Hosted by the City of Pompano Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA). Call 954-786-7866.

Save the Date! These events are coming soon:

Oct. 3-4: Barktoberfest Dog Day at Quiet Waters Park, call 954-357-5100.

Oct. 9 – 11: 6th Annual Ranse Jones Classic Volleyball Tournament, Deerfield beach.

Oct. 23 – 25: Zion Lutheran All Years Reunion, BBQ, alumni gathering, golf tournament, dance and more. Email zionpalooza@gmail.com.

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Posted on 17 September 2015 by LeslieM

LHP Kids Sports Registrations

Girls Volleyball

On-going

City Clerk’s Office, 200 NE 38 St., Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

No registration fee; game schedule TBD. Grades 5 – 8

Recreational Cheerleading

Saturday, Sept. 19, 9 to 10 a.m.

Frank McDonough Park

3500 NE 27 Ave., Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Registration Fee: Residents and non-residents, $25. Grades 1 – 5. Game Schedule: Saturdays, Oct. 24, through Dec.19 at Frank McDonough Park following NFL Flag Football game schedule.

Flag Football

On-going

City Clerk’s Office, 2200 NE 38 St., Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Registration Fee: Residents $40, non-residents $70. Grades 5 – 8

Constitution Day at FAU

Thursday, Sept. 17, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Democracy Plaza, Florida Atlantic University

777 Glades Rd., Boca Raton, FL 33431

Free. Events celebrate the signing of the U.S. Constitution this day in 1787. Events include presentation of colors, national anthem, and presentations by various speakers. Contact Kevin Wagner at 561-252-1794 or kwagne15@fau.edu.

Fair Housing Act Seminar

Thursday, Sept. 17, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Kaye Bender Rembaum, 1200 Park Central Blvd. S., Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Free. RSVP seminars@KBRLegal.com or call 954-928-0680.

Carousel Carnival

Friday, Sept. 18, 6 to 9 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre Federal Hwy & Copans Rd. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Carnival midway games, free carousel rides, face painting, Sunshine Circus, clown show, acrobatic dogs and more. Visit www.PompanoCitiCentre.com.

Kiwanis Club Annual FUNd-raiser Golf Tournament

Saturday, Sept. 19, 8 a.m. shotgun start

Crystal Lake Golf Club

3800 Crystal Lake Dr. Pompano Beach, FL 33064

$125 individuals; $500 foursome. Proceeds benefit a wide range of Kiwanis programs and charities in our community. Sponsorship opportunities available. Call 954-242-6083, 954-980-1833, or visit www.deerfield-beachkiwanis.org.

Pop Tennis FREE Demo/Clinic

Saturday, Sept. 19, 8 to 10 a.m.

Pompano Community Park Pickleball Courts

2001 NE 10 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Call Mitchell Ball, 754-201-9047 or visit www.misterpoptennis.com.

The Blues Brothers concert

Saturday, Sept. 19, 9 p.m.

Rips Sports Bar & Grill (in Diamond Strikes Lanes)

2200 N. Federal Hwy. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

You saw the movie … now see the show! Call 954-941-0968.

Church of Christ 37th Anniversary

Sunday, Sept. 20, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33444

Worship services, Sunday school, lunch and Song Fest featuring 15th St. Choraleers, Harmony of Hope and Grace Notes. Events and worship nightly Sept 21 – 24, 7:30 p.m. at the church, 360 SW 2 Ave. Call Rosemary Baker, 954-609-8215.

Zumba Gold® Fitness Classes

Tuesdays, Sept. 22, 11:15 a.m.

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

Low-impact workouts are upbeat, build cardiovascular health and feature a combination of dance styles, including salsa, tango and merengue. Every Tuesday and Thursday. $10 per month (Free to Healthways Silver Sneakers). Call 954-480-4447.

Grand Opening – Jersey Mike’s, Pompano

Wednesday, Sept. 23, 5:15 p.m.

Jersey Mike’s Subs 2350 N. Federal Hwy. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Fundraiser for stroke awareness – $2 of each coupon redeemed between Sept. 23 and Oct. 12 will be donated to the Ranse Jones Stroke Awareness Fund. Pick up coupons at Jersey Mike’s Subs. Call 954-532-0209.

LHP Chamber Workshop on Video Marketing and Social Selling

Wednesday, Sept 23, 6 to 8 p.m.

Lighthouse Point Yacht & Racquet Club

2701 NE 42 St. Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Free. The LHP Chamber offers this seminar for business owners on video marketing and social selling. Video expert Jessica Carter Brace and Steve Nudelberg with On The Ball Marketing will share their expertise. Broward County Commissioner Chip LaMarca will give a Broward Business update. RSVP to lhpchamberoffice@gmail.com. Visit www.lhpchamber.com for information.

Save the Date! These events are coming soon:

Sept. 28: Fifth Annual Two Georges Golf Tournament, Deer Creek Country Club, call 954-427-0353.

Oct. 3-4: Barktoberfest Dog Day at Quiet Waters Park, call 954-357-5100.

Oct. 9 – 11: 6th Annual Ranse Jones Classic Volleyball Tournament, Deerfield beach.

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Posted on 10 September 2015 by LeslieM

Friends of the Arboretum Educational Meeting

Thursday, Sept. 10, 7 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Arboretum at Constitution Park

2341 W. Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Harold Hoyte, City of Deerfield Beach Landscape Architect, will discuss Florida Friendly Landscapes and answer questions about plants and planting. Free. Refreshments served. Drawing for a free plant. Call 954-480-4495 or visit www.treezoo.com.

Yard Sale and Fundraiser

Friday, Sept. 11, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 12, 8 a.m. to noon

First Christian Church and Day School

1860 NE 39 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Funds raised support the Youth Ministry and children at the licensed pre-school. Items: Furniture, motorized scooters, housewares, clothes, shoes, toys.

Fundraiser for Maddie – Car Wash and BBQ

Saturday, Sept. 12, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cabin Sports Bar 154 N. Federal Hwy. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Funds to benefit baby Maddie Boudreau who suffers from a pediatric brain tumor. Car wash, BBQ, raffle, DJ, face painting, animal rescue and more. Call 954-428-6438 for information or to sponsor.

About Boating Safely

Saturday, Sept. 12, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Spanish River Park HQ Bldg.

3939 N. Ocean Blvd. Boca Raton, FL 33441

Class covers boat handling, navigation rules, federal and Florida regulations, safety and more. Certification may reduce your insurance premiums. $35. Bring your own lunch. RSVP at 561-391-3600.

Pet CPR Course

Saturday, Sept. 12, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Florida Humane Society 3870 N. Powerline Rd. Pompano Beach, FL 33073

Four-hour PetTech Pet CPR & First Aid program. Space limited. Bring an item to donate to Florida Humane Society. They always need paper towels, bleach, cat litter and similar items. Register in advance at www.PetTech.net. For information on Florida Humane Society, call 954-974-6152. For information about the Pet CPR or other CPR classes, call CPR Training 2 Go, LLC at 954-461-8203.

Hillsboro Lighthouse tour

Saturday, Sept. 12, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Sands Harbor Resort and Dock

125 N. Riverside Dr. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Transportation is only by boat. Shuttle boats sail hourly. Use the public parking lot on the east side of the Intracoastal across from the Sands Harbor Resort. Look for HLPS Lighthouse tour table at dock. $25, free to HLPS members. Must wear fl at shoes with rubber soles and closed toes. No sandals, flip-flops or shoes with heels allowed inside light house. Children must be accompanied by an adult and must be a minimum of 4 ft. tall to climb the tower. No pets. For more information, visit www.hillsborolighthouse.org/tours.

Conversion of Tam O’Shanter Golf Course to Fairway Memorial Gardens

Tuesday, Sept. 15, 7 p.m.

Crystal Lakes Golf Villa Club House

3800 Crystal Lake Dr. Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Tam O’Shanter Golf Course is now Fairway Memorial Gardens, the first perpetual care cemetery to open in 45 years in South Florida. Homeowners and the public are invited to attend to learn about development plans that will increase home values. For information, call Perry Caudill at 954-830-5279.

History at High Noon

Wednesday, Sept. 16, Noon to 1 p.m.

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

The Deerfield Beach Historical Society presents local historian Mae Silver, who will share stories from her many books focused on the accomplishments of women. Light refreshments are served; free entrance, donations accepted. For information, visit www.deerfield-history.org or call 561-429-0378.

Pompano Chamber Fine Food & Wine Event

Wednesday, Sept. 16, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Hillsboro Club 901 Hillsboro Mile Hillsboro Beach, FL 33062

Food prepared on-site by over 30 local chefs. $85 each or four tickets for $300 (save $60!). Call the Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce at 954-941-2940 or visit www.pompanobeachchamber.com.

Save the Date Two Georges at The Cove Golf Tournament

Monday, Sept. 28, 1:15 – 6 p.m.

Deer Creek Golf Club

2801 DC Country Club Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

A fun day of golf with a 1:15 p.m. shotgun start. Corporate sponsorships available from $350. Individual golfers $125 per player. Contact Denise Buzzelli at 954-427-0353.

Kiwanis Club of Deerfield Beach 5th Annual FUNd-Raiser Golf Tournament

Saturday, Sept. 19, 8 a.m. shotgun start

Crystal Lakes Golf Club 3800 Crystal Lake Dr. Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Register now. $125/ individual; $500 foursome (includes Continental breakfast and awards luncheon). Contests for Hole in One, Closest to Pin, Longest Drive. Raffles, silent auction, ball drop, free drinks on the course. See more info. pg. 2. or call 954-242-6083 or email hgouldrealtor@comcast.net.

Zion Lutheran All Years Reunion

Thursday, Oct 22 to Sunday, Oct. 25

For more information, e-mail drewshimkus66@gmail.com or visit their Facebook site: #zionpalooza2015.

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Posted on 03 September 2015 by LeslieM

VITAS Hospice Volunteer Orientation Friday Sept. 4, 1 to 5 p.m.

VITAS Office 5420 NW 33 Ave., Suite 100 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309

VITAS Healthcare, the nation’s leading provider of end-of-life care, is currently offering a free orientation class for all interested volunteers. Volunteers are partnered with patients who live at home or in nursing homes to provide relief for the caregiver. Volunteers help with errands, provide a listening ear or help in other meaningful ways. Call 954-777-5396 to R.S.V.P. or email daily.martinez@vitas.com.

F.A.C.T. Yard Sale and Raffle

Saturday Sept. 5, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Palms of Deerfield 425 NW 1 Terr. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Cost for table rental: Inside $20; Outside $10. For information, call F.A.C.T. at 954-420-9321.

9th Annual Juried Art Exhibition: Dog Days of Summer

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

Sugar Sand Park Community Center 300 S. Military Tr. Boca Raton, FL 33486

Sugar Sand Park’s 9th Annual Juried Art Exhibition includes local emerging and professional artists. Paintings, mixed media, photography, sculpture, pottery, jewelry and glass sculpture.

Sugar Sand Park also offers walking trails, a $1 carousel ride, science playground and the Children’s Science Explorium with free science programs on Saturday and Sunday. For more information, call 561-347-3900 or visit www.sugarsandpark.org.

Deerfield Beach Orchid Society Meeting

Tuesday, Sept. 8, 7:30 pm

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

Mark Edlund, of Orchid Acres in Wellington, FL, will be discussing hybrid and smaller species of Vandas. Mark has been growing orchids since 1990 and has over 3,000 orchids in his nursery. For more information, email deerfieldorchids@gmail.com.

Women’s Club of Deerfi eld Beach Meeting

Tuesday Sept. 8, 1 p.m.

Women’s Club 910 E. Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfi eld Beach, FL 33441

Guests are welcome. Light refreshments provided. Fire Chief Rusty Sievers will give a presentation on fire safety and accident prevention.

The Woman’s Club, which is part of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC), fosters Community Improvement through Volunteer Service. For information, please call 954-204-0398.

Save the Date: Kiwanis Club of Deerfield Beach 5th Annual FUNd-Raiser Golf Tournament

Wednesday, Sept. 19, 8 a.m. shotgun start

Crystal Lakes Golf Club 3800 Crystal Lake Dr. Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Register now. $125/ individual; $500 foursome (includes Continental breakfast and awards luncheon). Contests for Hole in One, Closest to Pin, Longest Drive. Raffles, silent auction, ball drop, free drinks on the course. Proceeds benefit BSO PAL, Equine Assisted Therapies, Elementary reading programs, Deerfield Beach Historical Society, school scholarships, NE Focal Point and more. For more information, call Henry Gould at 954-242-6083 or email hgouldrealtor@comcast.net.

Begin your day in worship

Wed. Sept. 9, 10 a.m.

Saint Peter’s Anglican Church 1416 SE 2 Terr. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Every Wednesday. For more information, call 954-695-0336.

Highlands Christian Academy 50th Anniversary events

Friday, Sept. 4

7 p.m. — Varsity Football Game

Highlands’ Knights varsity football team takes on Palmer Trinity at home on Knights Field.

Saturday, Sept. 5

Noon — Golf event

Held at Pompano Beach Municipal Golf Course, 1101 N. Federal Hwy., the golf event will be open for alumni and friends of the school. There will be a four-man scramble.

6 p.m. — Banquet

Held at school gymnasium, the event is semi-formal. Menu includes beef tenderloin, citrus chicken and pasta. Speaker will be Chris Lane, HCA graduate and director of First Priority of South Florida.

Sunday, Sept. 6

10 a.m. — Special service

Held at Grace Baptist Church, the service will include a talk by Luke Still, a graduate of Highlands and the current youth pastor/campus chaplain.

2 to 6 p.m. — Picnic

Current students, alumni and community supporters are encouraged to attend.

To register for any of the events or for more information, call the school office at 954-421-1747 or visit www.highlandschristian.org.

Zonta seeks vendors for Festi-Fall

Be a part of this 3rd annual arts & crafts event to be held Sept. 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Emma Lou Olson Civic Center, 1801 NE 6 St., Pompano Beach, FL 33064. Besides homemade artistic items, there will be baked goods, jewelry and more. To participate or for more information, call 561-392-2223 or visit www.zontadeerfieldbeach.org.

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Posted on 27 August 2015 by LeslieM

Free Flicks: The Great Budapest Hotel

Friday, August 28, 8 p.m.

The Great Lawn (Atlantic Blvd and Pompano Beach Blvd) Pompano Beach, FL 33062

The movie starts at dusk. It is rated R. You must be 17 or older, or with an accompanying adult over 21. For more information, visit www.pompanobeacharts.org.

Beach party

Friday, August 28, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

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

The Senior Center is transformed into a beach oasis complete with games, such as horseshoes, bowling, miniature golf, tabletop games, a hula hoop contest and a water balloon contest. Italian Ices and fresh fruit will be on-hand courtesy of Humana of Broward County. They will be raffling off a Staycation at Wyndham Deerfield Beach Resort for a one night Oceanfront Room. Raffle tickets are $10 each or 6 for $50. For more information, call Tamara at 954-480-4447 or email tsutton@deerfield-beach.com.

Pirates & princess party

Friday, August 28, 10 a.m. to noon

Pirates Cove Playground 2000 W. Yamato Rd. Boca Raton 33431

Looking for something a bit different to do with the kids? Get ready to walk the plank, dig for treasure, play in water play area and more. For ages 2 to 5. $5 donation suggested. For information, call 561-367-7035.

Art in the Park

Saturday, August 29, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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

Hosted by The City of Deerfield Beach, Community Redevelopment Agency and the Sullivan Park Public Art Committee. Event is open to all K-12 students living in Deerfield Beach who would like to participate in the Sullivan Park Public Art student competition. Students will receive information about the Sullivan Park Public Art project and be able to create art for the competition. All art supplies will be provided by Jerry’s Artarama and lunch will be sponsored by Mississippi Sweets Barbecue and Tijuana Flats. For questions about the event, contact Ashlee Temple, CRA Administrative Coordinator at 954-480-4262.

Hike at Deerfield Island Park

Saturday, August 29, 9 to 11 a.m.

1720 Deerfield Island Park Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Participants will learn about the island’s history dating back to the days of rum runners and Al Capone, and each hiker will receive a set of Deerfield Island Species Identification Cards to take home. Tour includes boat shuttle transportation to and from the island park. For ages 8 and up. $20/person, or $10/person for two people registering together. Pre-registration is required. For more information, call 954-357-5100.

Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming Grand Opening

Saturday, August 29, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

2016 NE 36 St. Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Locally-owned and operated by Clarissa Brillembourg, this Lighthouse Point locale will offer full service grooming and a wide selection of pet foods, treats, toys and supplies. First 20 customers in line at the store will receive FREE Woof Gang Bakery Brand Treats for 1 year! Free samples, giveaways and rescue animals in store as well! For more information, visit www.WoofGangBakery.com.

Authors and Autographs

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

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

30 local published authors who will be autographing and selling their books. In addition, there will be a Used Book Sale and a concert by The Earl Trio, and ice cream treats. Entrance to the event is free, with optional purchases for food, gifts and other mementos. Parking is available at the Post Office, with limited parking adjacent to the Butler House.

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Posted on 20 August 2015 by LeslieM

Chamber Business Expo

Thursday, August 20, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Lexus 5350 W. Sample Rd. Margate, FL 33073

Six local chambers will host this expo, which is slated to bring in 100 businesses and 500 networking professionals. Open to public, free to attend.

Job Fair

Monday, August 24, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

City of Pompano Beach and its Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) have partnered with OHL Building Construction Company to host a Job Fair to hire workforce for the construction of the new Cultural Center and Library.

Job Fair Subcontractor Job Openings: Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing, Drywall, Framing and Stucco, Landscaping, Concrete, Masonry, Fire Protection, Structural Steel and General Construction.

Job Fair Workforce Job Openings: Clerical, Administration, General Laborer, Skilled Laborer, Journeymen and Certified Tradesmen.

Metaphysics Discussion Group

Friday, August 21, 11 a.m.

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

Learn about different viewpoints and how to understand the world through existence, space and time, cause and effect, possibility and self-discovery. Group meets every Friday. Volunteer Joe Rudnick facilitates the group. Metaphysics is a traditional branch of philosophy concerned with explaining the fundamental nature of being and the world that encompasses it. For more information, call Tamara Sutton, recreation coordinator, at 954-480-4447 or e-mail tsutton@deerfield-beach.com.

IWS Sunshine SUP Series

Saturday, August 22, 9 a.m. (start)

South side of Pompano Pier 50 N. Pompano Beach Blvd. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Hosted by Island Water Sports. Includes 3 mile rec race, 6 mile elite race, kids races, tandem races and more. For more information, visit www.sunshinesupsseries.com.

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Open House

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

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

Serves students age 2-5. Open year-round, Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuition includes breakfast, lunch and snacks. “Around the World” art, music and movement cultural program, computer classes and swim lessons are also included. Teachers are certified and the preschool is a 5+ Quality Rated School with APPLE Accreditation. Call 954-480-4473 for further information or email jhafer@fdeerfield-beach.com.

FREE Mammogram & Pap

Friday, August 14, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Pompano McNair Park, 951 NW 27 Ave., Pompano Beach, FL 33069

To qualify, must meet certain income requirements and other stipulations. Bring picture ID. Call to find out more about what you need to bring and if you qualify – 954-762-3649.

Music Under the Stars: Earl Trio Band

Friday, August 14, 7 p.m.

Pompano Beach Great Lawn, 10 N. Pompano Beach Blvd., Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Bring a chair! For more information, visit www.pompanobeachfl.gov or call 954-786-4111.

Family Fun Day & Summer Splash Down

Saturday, Aug. 15, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m

Ronald McNair Community Center, 951 NW 27 Ave., Pompano Beach, FL 33069

Eat BBQ, listen to music, enjoy water activities, listen to motivational speakers, learn about how to earn more money and possibly get a job, get a health screening and school supplies, and more. For more information, call 954-786-4640.

Save the date: Chamber Business Expo

Thursday, August 20, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Lexus, 5350 W Sample Rd., Margate, FL 33073

Six chambers involved in business expo slated to bring in over 100 vendors and businesses. To contact the Deerfield Chamber, call 954-427-1050.

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Splash Bash

Friday, August 7, 6 to 10 p.m.

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

Last year was themed Splash Ahoy; this year is Superhero Splash Bash. It is always a fun time in the water for all ages. The fun includes games, a bounce house, prizes and splash time. Fee is $6 (ages 12 months and under free). Pre-registration required. Info: 954-357-5100.

Pancake breakfast

Sunday, August 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. Adults: $5, children: $2.50. Open to the public. For information, call 954-255-3130.

Deerfield Beach Orchid Society Meeting

Tuesday, August 11, 7:30 p.m. SHARP

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

Award-winning ornamental horticulturist Glen Decker will be discussing Paphiopedilums. Decker has appeared in Martha Stewart’s Better Living Magazine, on a PBS TV special, Orchid Delirium and was the technical editor for the Orchids for Dummies book. Find out about “How to Grow Great Slipper Orchids.” No charge for a guest to visit two times. After, membership fee. Info: deerfieldorchids@gmail.com or visit www.deerfieldbeachorchidsociety.org.

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