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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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Posted on 06 March 2014 by L.Moore

Those Fabulous’ 40s Concert

Thursday Mar. 6, 7 p.m.

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

$12. Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the door. 954-786-4590.

Movies in the Park: “The Lorax”

Tuesday, Mar. 7, 7 p.m.

Villages of Hillsboro Park 4111 NW 6 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Bring blankets/ lawn chairs. Call 954-480-4429 or visit www.Deerfield-Beach.com.

Author Presentation & Luncheon

Saturday, Mar. 8, 11:30 a.m.

Lighthouse Point Yacht Club 2701 NE 42 St. Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

American Association of University Women (AAUW), Pompano Beach fundraiser. Patsy West, ethno-historian & preservationist speaks on “bathing costumes to bikinis.” $40 (includes silent auction.) Reservations Required: 954- 524-2938.

Huge Yard Sale

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

3870 N. Powerline Rd. Pompano Beach, FL 33073

Benefits “no kill” Florida Humane Society. Donations accepted Thursday – Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. 954-785-2165. Rain date: March 15.

Soroptimist International Annual “Casino Night”

Saturday, Mar.8, 7 to 11 p.m.

Elks Lodge 700 NE 10 St Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Theme: “Shake your Shamrock,” features dinner, dancing, gaming, raffles, auctions. $65 (includes $100 in chips) Tickets: 954-553-0887. Benefits Woodhouse of Pompano Beach.

Hillsboro Lighthouse Tour

Saturday, Mar. 8, 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 per person. Must have flat shoes with rubber soles and closed toes. Children must be accompanied by an adult and must be a minimum of 48″ (4‘) tall to climb the tower. No pets allowed. www.hillsborolighthouse.org.

Music under the Stars: WT Heck and the Indelibles

Saturday, Mar. 8, 7 p.m.

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

FREE concert: Jazz and Blues. 954-786-4590.

About Boating Safely

Saturday, Mar. 8, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Spanish River Park HQ Bldg. 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, which is required for boaters under 22 years old. Topics include boating terminology, boat handling, navigation rules, aids to navigation, federal and Florida regulations, safety equipment and other boating techniques. Materials fee is $35. For questions or RSVP, call 561-391-3600 and leave a message.

Mardi Gras Celebration — Chamber GALA

Saturday, Mar. 8, 6 p.m.

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

Held by Deerfield Beach Chamber of Commerce. A portion benefits International Society for Autism. Info: www.deerfieldchamber.com.

Sunday Matinee Music Series Concert

Sunday, Mar. 9, 3 to 4 p.m.

Boca Raton Downtown Library 400 NW 2 Ave. Boca Raton, FL 33432

Free admission/open to the public. Features “Great American Songs” by Jim Kovalcik Trio. Reservations required. Visit www.bocalibrary.org or call 561-299-8684.

Pompano Beach Garden Club Meeting

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

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

Demonstration of Floral Design” presented by Cindy Rieger and Joanne Nelson. Open to the public. Refreshments served. 954-943-0029.

Deerfield Beach Orchid Society Meeting

Tuesday, Mar. 11, 7:30 p.m.

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

Orchid Auction (and orchid accessories). Arrive by 7 p.m. to preview items. Guests or new members welcome. No charge for guest visit first two times. After, there is membership fee. Visit: www.deerfieldbeachorchidsociety.org or contact deerfieldbeachorchidsociety@gmail.com.

Greater Pompano Beach Senior Citizens Club meets

Wednesday, Mar. 12, 10 a.m.

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

Activities and events for seniors. 954-786-3902.

8th Annual Festival of the Arts

Thursday, Mar. 6 to Saturday, Mar. 15

Mizner Park 327 Plaza Real Boca Raton, FL 33432

Enjoy world-class musicians, authors and other performances. For more info., call 561-368-8445 or visit www.festivalboca.org.

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Posted on 27 February 2014 by L.Moore

Florida Renaissance Festival

Through March 16 (Weekends), 10 a.m. to sunset

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

$20-adults/$9-children ages 6-11/Kids 5 & younger free. www.ren-fest.com or 800-3-REN-FES.

St. Ambrose Carnival

Thursday, Feb. 27 to March 2

St. Ambrose Church 380 S. Federal Hwy. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Rides, games, food, drinks, entertainment, Bingo and more! Ticket prices for rides vary. 954-427-2225 or www.stambrosecarnival.com for more info.

Pompano Beach Republican Club meets

Thursday, Feb. 27, 7 p.m.

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

Guest speaker: Andrea McGee, candidate for Congress, District 22. Refreshments served. 954-786-7536.

Premier Master’s Art Show

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

2611 E. Atlantic Blvd. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Artists from around Florida showcasing photography, painting, collage and mixed media. Live music and wine. Admission free/open to public. 100 percent of art sales go directly to artist. 954-788-9044 or www.greightspaces.com.

First Christian Church Yard Sale

Saturday, Feb. 28, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

First Christian Church 1860 NE 39 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Proceeds go toward church youth fundraiser activities. 954-942-2515.

First Annual Victorian Gothic Masquerade

Saturday, March 1, 7 to 11 p.m.

Sample McDougald House 450 NE 10 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

New Orleans, early 1800s setting, costumed dance unique and interactive performers, musicians, DJ, opportunities to learn the waltz and be professionally photographed. Black tie affair, mask required. $65 per person (includes hors d’oeuvres and two drinks. Cash bar available.) Tickets must be purchased in advanced at http://artisticproductionsinc.com.

Historic Butler House Tour

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

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

Call for appointment: 954-429-0378.

Boca Raton Green Market

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

Royal Palm Place S. Fed. Hwy. & SE Mizner Blvd. Boca Raton, FL 33432

Farm-to-table, freshly-picked produce and organics from local growers, plants, flowers, bakery items and more. 561- 299-8684.

Women’s History Month event

Saturday, Mar. 1, 11 a.m.

Deerfield Beach Percy White Library 837 E. Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The History of Women Artists from the 1500s. 954-357- 7680.

Free Prostate Screening

Saturday, Mar. 1, 10 a.m. to noon

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

Register for free prostate screening. By appointment only. 954-759-7400.

Intracoastal Clean-up

Saturday, March 1, 9 a.m.

Sullivan Park (on Riverview Rd., off Hillsboro Blvd.) Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Help remove trash and debris. Volunteers of all ages welcome and will receive WWCU T-shirt and invitation to “Trash Bash” after party. Wear close-toed shoes, sunscreen and clothes for getting dirty. Bring bottled water. Gloves provided. Visit waterwaycleanup.org for more information and to sign up.

Shimmy for a Cause

Sunday, March 2, 4 p.m.

Puppetry Arts Center Theater 94 NE 2 Ave. Delray Beach, FL 33444

See some belly dancing and give back! Hosted by the Anti- Cancer Belly Dancers, benefits Relay for Life. $25. www.beledy.net/acbd.

Annual Black Heritage, Women’s History Month Banquet

Saturday, March 1, 7 p.m. (Doors open at 6 p.m.).

Westside Park Dr. Leo J. Robb, Jr. Memorial Gymnasium 445 SW 2 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Soul food buffet and entertainment by Reaxion Band and Ethnotricity African Dance Group. Guest speakers: Dr. Rosalind Osgood, Bishop Quan L. Miller. Also “Saluting Hometown Heroes” honorees: Troy Randell, William “Willie” West, Francine Baugh, Coach Allen Jackson, Amie Kay Tanner and Rev. Geraldine Miller. Tickets at Johnny Tigner, Sr. Community Center for $25. African attire recommended, but not required. For more information, call 954- 480-4480 or visit www.deerfield-beach.com

Women’s issues support group

Tuesday, March 4, 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Faulk Center for Counseling 2455 Boca Rio Rd. Boca Raton, FL 33433

For women who need support and to discuss concerns about everything from finances and divorce to caregiving issues, loss of a loved one, substance abuse, general malaise and more! First meeting free. Only $5 after. Call for more info: 561-483-5300. www.faulkcenterforcounseling.org

The Legends Rock On Show

Wednesday, Mar. 5, 7:30 to 9:00 p.m.

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

Doors open 6:30 p.m. $12. 954-786-4111.

Pickleball / Free Demo Clinic

Wednesday, Mar. 5, 9 to 11 a.m.

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

Combination of tennis, badminton and ping pong. Great for seniors and young adults. 954-480-4494.

Save the date: DB Chamber of Commerce 2014 Annual Gala

Saturday, March 8, 6 p.m.

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

Visit www.deerfieldchamber.com for details.

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Posted on 20 February 2014 by L.Moore

DB Island Club Assoc. meets

Thursday, Feb. 20, 6 p.m.

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

Guest speakers: Deerfield Beach Vice Mayor Joe Miller and Public Information Officer Rebecca Medina, includes PR video on all the “Hot Spots” in Deerfield Beach.

Garden Club of Lighthouse Point Celebrate 55th Anniversary

Thursday, Feb. 20, 11 a.m.

St. Paul’s Education Hall 2700 NE 36 St. Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Annual salad luncheon and Chinese auction. Orchid program by Hyla Levine, Queen Barn Orchids. $10 non-members/ guests. RSVP, limited space. 954-942-9310.

Zion Lutheran School’s 50th Anniversary Social

Friday, Feb. 21, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Galuppi’s on the Green 1103 N. Federal Hwy. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

$25, includes food, drink and $5 raffle tickets.

Bully Defense Seminar

Saturday, Feb. 22, 2 p.m.

Elite Force Martial Arts 4754 N. Federal Hwy. Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

All kids welcome – age 5+. 954-785-1348.

Children in the Arts Piano Competition

Saturday, Feb. 22, 7 p.m.

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

Free recital/open to the public. Competition of kids of all ages and levels. 954-786-4111.

Tea in the Garden

Saturday, Feb. 22, 4 to 6 p.m.

The Fruitful Field 100 NE 44 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33064

5th annual fundraising event includes English tea (at 5 p.m.) and pastries. Explore the tropical food forest and vegetable growing areas while listening to LIVE music. Fruitful Field not only educates, but also inspires new ways to feed those who are hungry. www.thefruitfulfield.org.

City of LHP: Girls Softball Registration

Saturday, Feb. 22, noon

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

Register for: Coach pitch softball ages 6-8, Junior girls ages 9-11, Senior girls ages 12-15. Call 954-784-3449 to find out more.

Mardi Gras Celebration

Sunday, Feb. 23, 1 to 4 p.m.

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

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

 

Relay For Life fundraiser at Tijuana Flats

Monday Feb. 24, 5 to 8 p.m.

Tijuana Flats 278 S. Federal Hwy. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

20 percent of anything you purchase will go toward our Relay for Life. “Heads n Tails” Contest, “Hot Sauce and Tortilla Chip” eating competition – 2014 Saucy King and Queen will be crowned. Free prizes raffled every 30 minutes. 954-304-4248, www.relayforlife.org/dblpfl.

DAV offers help

Tuesday, Feb. 25 and Wednesday, Feb. 26, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

American Legion, Post 162 820 SE 8 Ave. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Disabled American Veterans Mobile Service Office will personally provide counseling and claim filing assistance. FREE to all veterans and their family members. 727-319- 7444.

Winter Concert Series: The Fabulons

Wednesday, Feb. 26, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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

$12. Tickets: 954-786-4111.

North Broward Democratic Club

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

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

Speaker: Ft. Lauderdale City Commissioner, Dean Trantalis, on climate change. FREE. Refreshments served.

Florida Renaissance Festival

Through March 16 (Weekends), 10 a.m. to sunset

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

$20-adults/$9-children ages 6-11/Kids 5 & younger FREE. www.ren-fest.com or 800-3-REN-FES.

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Posted on 13 February 2014 by L.Moore

Florida Renaissance Festival

[Weekends through March 16 & Mon, Feb. 17] 10 a.m. to sunset

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

$20-adults/$9-children ages 6-11/Kids 5 & younger free. www.ren-fest.com or 800-3- REN-FES. (See more, pg. 2.)

Senior Prom”

Thursday, Feb. 13, 1 to 3 p.m.

Broward Health North Conference Room 201 E. Sample Rd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33064

Big Band music and other classic tunes. Refreshments served. Free, reservation required. 954-759-7400.

Sisterhood of Temple Beth Israel Luncheon

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

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

$15, includes lunch, dessert, coffee. Musical program by Cantor Silver. 954-421-7060.

Music Under the Stars

Friday, Feb. 14, 7 p.m.

Pompano Beach Great Lawn 10 N. Pompano Beach Blvd. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Free Concert featuring JN Big Band. Second Friday of every month. 954-786-4111 or www.pompanobeachfl.gov.

Sunset Kayak Social

Friday, Feb. 14, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

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

For 21 or older, all skill levels. Light picnic, water provided. Space limited; early registration recommended. $15- with own kayak or paddleboard/$30 to rent (rental includes a single or double kayak, paddles, and U.S. Coast Guardapproved life jackets). Must bring own white navigation light/flashlight (rental-$10).

Pompano Beach Doll Club — 24th Annual Show & Sale

Saturday, Feb. 15, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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

For sale and display: dolls, bears, toys and accessories. Free. 954-788-4111 or www.pbdc.info.

Florida Grand Opera’s Young Artists perform

Saturday, Feb. 15, 4 p.m.

Saint Nicholas Episcopal Church 1111 E. Sample Rd. Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Arias, duets and ensembles. No charge, free will offering. Wine & cheese reception follows. www.stnicholasfl.org.

DBHS Class of 1973 Valentine’s Dance

Saturday, Feb. 15, 8 to midnight

The Forum 600 SW 3 St. (Sao Paulo Room-6th floor) Pompano Beach, FL 33060

$10-advance/$15-at door. Derrick the DJ. Wear “after five” party attire. 754- 234-0095 or 754-235-5640.

100 Voice Concert Choir

Sunday, Feb. 16, 2 p.m.

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

Sponsored by New Presbyterian Church. Patriotic spectacular to honor veterans. Also featuringThe King’s Brass, The New Young Patriots, The Jubilation Brass Quintet and the Pompano Beach High School ROTC Color Guard. Pre-concert: 1 p.m. Tickets not needed, offering will be taken. 954.946.4380 or www.newpres.org.

Walk a Mile for the Cure

Sunday, Feb. 16, 9 a.m.

On Deerfield beach

$12-advance/$15-after Feb. 1. Includes Tshirt and continental breakfast. Donations benefit Relay for Life for American Cancer Society. Visit www.relay forlife.org.

DB Hadassah meets

Monday, Feb. 17, noon

Le Club-Rm. C 3501 West Dr. Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Speaker: Lisa Moore on benefits of Hadassah annuities and other sponsored aids by National Hadassah for its members. Refreshments served. Guests welcome. 954-427- 9902.

Used book sale

Tuesday, Feb. 18 to Thursday, Feb. 20, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

Fiction, non-fiction and large print books. Hardcover- .50 and up/Paperback-.25 or 5/ $1.00. 954-421-7060.

Winter Concert Series 2014

Wednesday, Feb. 19, 7:30 to 9 p.m.

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

Those Fabulous 40s! $12. 954-786-4111. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

GFWC Deerfield Beach Woman’s Club meets

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

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

New evening meeting. Info: 954-421- 4700.

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Posted on 06 February 2014 by L.Moore

Pro-Labs Art on the Boulevard

Friday, Feb. 7, 6 to 9 p.m.

Greight Spaces Interior Design 2611 E. Atlantic Blvd. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Local artists showcasing art. Live music/ wine. Free admission, open to public. 100 percent of art sales go directly to artist. 954-788-9044.

Movies in the Park: “Hook”

Friday, Feb. 7, 7 p.m.

Villages of Hillsboro Park 4111 NW 6 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Bring blankets and chairs. Refreshments sold. Info: 954- 480-4429 or www.Deerfield-Beach.com.

Hillsboro Lighthouse Tour

Saturday, Feb. 8, 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 per person. Must have flat shoes with rubber soles and closed toes. Children must be accompanied by an adult and must be a minimum of 48″ (4 feet) tall to climb the tower. No pets allowed. www.hillsborolighthouse.org.

7th Annual Quick Draw & Shoot

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

On Pompano beach

Opportunity for artists, photographers of all ages/levels to come out and be inspired by Pompano’s beautiful new beach front. Finished pieces will be displayed at ArtHall. Reception/ Silent Auction: Wednesday, Feb. 19, 5:30-7:30 p.m. For more details, call 954-537-3370 or email info @BrowardArtGuild.org.

Florida Renaissance Festival

Saturday, Feb. 8 to Sunday, Feb. 9 10 a.m. to sunset

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

Runs through March 16 on weekends. $20-adults/$9- children ages 6-11/Kids 5 & younger free. This weekend’s theme: “Wine & Chocolate.” www.ren-fest.com or 800-3- REN-FES.

Sunday Matinee Music Series Concert: “33 Years”

Sunday, Feb. 9, 3 to 4 p.m.

Boca Raton Downtown Library 400 NW Ave. (Boca Raton Blvd.) Boca Raton, FL 33432

Country songs and classic blues concert by 33 Years. Free. Reservations required. Go to www.bocalibrary.org and click on Events Calendar to register. For more information, call 561 299-8684 or www.bocalibrary.org.

Pompano Beach Garden Club meets

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

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

Presentation “Preparing for a Flower Show” by Ann Schandelmayer, master flower show judge. Open to the public. Refreshments served. 954-943-0029.

Deerfield Beach Orchid Society meeting

Tuesday, Feb. 11, 7:30 p.m. sharp

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

Speaker: Carlos A. Cahiz from OFE Orchid Supplies, R.C.K will provide tips and tactics to help orchid lovers and collectors. No charge for a guest to visit the first two times. After, there is a membership fee. For info., email deerfieldbeachorchidsociety@gmail.com or visit www.deerfieldbeachorchidsociety. Org.

Greater Pompano Beach Senior Citizens Club meets

Wednesday, Feb. 12, 10 a.m.

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

Club activities deal with general welfare, health, education, entertainment and security of Senior Citizens. For more info., call 954-786-3902.

Puppet Show-The Frog Prince

Wednesday, Feb. 12, 10:15 a.m.

Deerfield Beach Percy White Library 837 E. Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Presented by Bob Nathanson and Puppets to Go. Program suitable for children 3 and older. 954-357-7680.

Zonta Club of Boca Raton meets

Wednesday, Feb. 12, 6 p.m.

The Holiday Inn 2809 South Ocean Blvd. Highland Beach, FL 33487

Now accepting people for membership. Meets second Wednesday of the month for dinner. info@zontabocaraton. org.

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Enroll America

Saturday, Feb. 1, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Boca Community Center 150 Crawford Blvd. Boca Raton, FL 33432

Find out more about Affordable Care Act and sign up if desired. Info: www.getcoveredamerica.org.

Jewish Folk Songs & Songs Of Peace and Social Justice

Sunday, Feb. 2, 3 p.m.

Century Village Activities Center 3501 West Dr. Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

$10. Refreshments available. Reserve ticket by Feb. 1: 954-942-0394 or email Franknnick@Gmail.Com. Proceeds go to Peace Action Education Fund.

Matinee Music Series: “Friction Farm”

Sunday, Feb. 2, 3 p.m.

Spanish River Library 1501 NW Spanish River Blvd. Boca Raton FL 33431

Concert by Friction Farm, a modern folk duo featuring guitarist/vocalist Aidan Quinn and bassist/vocalist Christine Stay Free. Reservations required. Go to www.bocalinrary.org and click on Events Calendar to register. Info: 561-299-8684.

AAUW Membership Meeting

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

Pompano Beach Historical Society 217 NE 4 Ave. Pompano Beach, FL 33061

FREE. Hosted by American Association of University Women, Pompano Beach Branch. Presentation/ discussion: “Brain Matters” by H. Murray Todd, M.D., medical director of Neurological Institute & Memory Center at Broward Health North, Deerfield Beach. Call: 954-524-2938.

Couch to 5K-Adult Exercise Program

Monday, Feb. 3, 6 p.m.

Middle School Athletic Complex 501 SE 6 Ave. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

9-week exercise program designed to prepare the non-exerciser, beginner athlete for 5K (3.1 mile) race. Classes Mondays and Thursdays. $20-Deerfield residents/$30-non residents. Registration until Jan. 31, 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Middle School Athletic office or any Deerfield Beach Parks and Recreation facilities. 954-480-4427.

Pompano Beach Highlands Civic Improvement Assn. (PBHCIA)

Tuesday, Feb. 4, 7 p.m.

Pompano Highlands Park 1650 NE 50 Ct. Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Special guest: Brian Donovan, Assistant to the City Manager. Open to the public, light refreshments available. Visit www.pbhighlands.org.

Winter Concert Series

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

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

Bossa Jazz. $12. For information, call 954-786-4111.

SAVE THE DATE: Florida Renaissance Festival

February 8 to March 16 (Weekends), 10 a.m. to sunset

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

$20-adults/$9-children ages 6-11/Kids 5 & younger free. www.ren-fest.com or 800-3-REN-FES.

2014 theme weekends:

Romance Weekend-“Wine & Chocolate” – Feb. 8, 9

Pirates Weekend-“Pillage the Village” – Feb. 15, 16, 17

Wenches Weekend-“Bodacious Bodices” – Feb. 22, 23

Time Travelers Weekend–“From Steampunk to the Stars”– Mar. 1, 2

Game of Thrones –Mar. 8, 9

St. Patrick’s Weekend- “We’re going Green”–Mar. 15, 16

1st Annual Beach Walk at the Founders’ Days Festival

Sunday, Feb. 16, 9 a.m.

Deerfield Beach

Walk a Mile for the Cure. $12-advance/$15-after Feb. 1. Includes T-shirt and continental breakfast. Donations to American Cancer Society. www.relayforlife.org.

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The Greater Pompano Beach Republican Club meets

Thursday, Jan. 23, 7 p.m.

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

Al Rickey, private analyst for the economy and federal budget, will discuss “The State of the U.S. Economy.” Refreshments served. 954-786-7536.

Flea Market/ Yard Sale

Saturday, Jan. 25, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Deerfield Country Club 50 Fairway Dr. Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

25 vendors with misc. items, including household bric-abrac, Christmas decorations. 954-427-4400.

Aunt Mary’s Attic Sale

Saturday, Jan. 25, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

St. Paul’s Apostle Catholic Church 2700 NE 36 St. Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Household items, furniture, jewelry, books and more. Refreshments available. 954-943-9154.

34th Annual Deerfield Beach Festival of the Arts

Saturday Jan. 25 & Sunday 26, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

On Ocean Avenue Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

FREE. More than 100 fine artists and craftsmen will exhibit work of various media in a juried show. Live music, kids’ activities; food available for purchase. Sponsored by City of Deerfield Beach & Cultural Committee. 954-480- 4429.

Used clothing fundraiser

Saturday, Jan. 25, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Lighthouse Christian School 2331 NE 26 Ave. See Happenings, pg 15 Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Donate unwanted, gently used men’s, women’s and children’s clothes, shoes, purses, linens, blankets, comforters & stuffed animals. Put clothing in well tied, plastic garbage bags. Place shoes in a separate bag. 954-941-7501.

Pet Expo

Saturday, Jan. 25, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

FREE. Pet training demonstration, Best Dressed Pet Contest, Pet Blessings and Bark Mitzvahs, four-legged fashion show. Vendors and local animal rescue organizations on-site with information on pet products, pet safety and more. Raffle. Carousel open for $1 per ride. Leashed or caged pets welcome. For more information, visit www.pompanociticentre.com.

24th Annual Nautical Flea Market

Saturday, Jan. 25, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Pompano Beach Community Park 920 NE 18 Ave. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Over 200 vendors with new and used products, including boat equipment, fishing gear, boating attire & shoes, nautical antiques & artwork, scuba diving gear, jewelry, motors, anchors, tackle centers, hard to find parts, manufacturer close-outs and more. Live music, “Kids Zone,” food and beverages available. $5; Kids 12 & under free. Free parking. Pets not permitted. 954-946-6419.

Dixieland/Hot Jazz Session

Sunday, Jan. 26, 1 to 4 p.m.

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

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

Holocaust Remembrance

Sunday, Jan. 26, 8 p.m.

Young Israel of Deerfield Beach 202 Century Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Join in solemn assembly in the synagogue’s Freilich Sanctuary to mark anniversary of infamous Wannsee Conference, which set in motion Hitler’s plan leading up to Holocaust. FREE. 954-571-3904.

Open House

Sunday, Jan. 26, noon to 2:30 p.m.

St. Ambrose Catholic School 363 SE 12 Ave. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

954-427-2226 or www.stambroseeagles.com

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