HAPPENINGS

Posted on 07 April 2016 by LeslieM

Food Truck Invasion

Thursday, April 7, 5 to 10 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

For more information, call the park at 954-357-5100 or visit www.FoodTruckInvasion.com.

4th Annual Pineapple Jamboree

Friday, April 8, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Sample McDougald House

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Live music, open pit fires for roasting pineapples and marshmallows, and a variety of everything pineapple – drinks, desserts, Jello shots and more. Hosted by Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce. $35. Visit www.pompanobeachchamber.com.

Aaron Neville in concert at The Amp

Friday, April 8, 6:40 p.m.

Pompano Beach Amphitheatre

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Aaron Neville with The Funky Meters and Spred the Dub. Tickets: $45 to $75 at www.ticketmaster.com. More information: www.pompanobeacharts.org.

Hillsboro Lighthouse Tour

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

Sands Harbor Dock

125 N. Riverside Dr.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Celebrate the State of Florida Lighthouse Day. Transportation is by boat. Must wear flat, closed shoes. Children must be 4 ft. tall to climb the tower. No pets. $25; free to HLPS members. For more info., visit www.hillsborolighthouse.org/tours.

Toyota Pet Adoption Event

Toyota of Deerfield Beach

Saturday, April 9, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

1441 S. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Organized by Will’s Way, Inc. Call 877-585-7402 for information.

Tour the Historic Butler House

Saturday, April 9, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Learn about the heritage of Deerfield Beach’s farming pioneers, including the Butlers. Donations welcome.

Health Fair for All Ages

Saturday, April 9, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

St. Paul United Methodist Church

244 SE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Many services available, including blood pressure checks, cholesterol, HIV test, diabetes test, education, and information on Cancer, nutrition and other health issues. Fun and games for children, plus healthy snacks for all. Call 954-0427-9407 for information.

Deerfield Farmers Market and Garage Sale

Sunday, April 10, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Pioneer Park

217 NE 5 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Locally grown produce, homemade pickles, jellies and treats, fine handmade soaps and more. Vendor spaces cost $20, call 954-429-0378.

Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, April 10, 9 a.m. to noon

Elks Lodge

700 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Open to the public. Hosted by the Benevolent Patriotic Order of Does. Adults $5, children $2.50. For information, call 954-255-3130

Travel Club: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Sunday, April 10, bus departs at 12:30 p.m.

from Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The Deerfield Parks & Recreation Dept. invites everyone to visit the Broward Center for the Performing Arts production of Shakespeare’s play as imagined by the Miami City Ballet. Tickets are limited. $61. Register at any community center or visit www.deerfield-beach.com/registration. Call 954-480-4481 for information.

5th Annual Concert for a Cure

Sunday, April 10, 2 to 6 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Steve Minotti & Friends, the Deerfield Kiwanis Club and Everything Deerfield Beach are holding a concert to benefit Relay for Life of Deerfield Beach, Lighthouse Point and Hillsboro Beach. $10 donation. Cash bar. For information, call 954-592-3150 or e-mail teagen@everythingdeerfieldbeach.com.

Pompano Beach Garden Club

Monday, April 11, 12:30 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Horticulturist Wade Matz presents “1000s of Unusual Plants.” Open to the public. Refreshments served. Call Jan for more information, 954-943-0029

16th Annual Cuisine of the Region

Wednesday, April 13, 5:30 to 9 p.m.

Hillsboro Club

901 Hillsboro Mile (A1A)

Hillsboro Beach, FL 33062

Entrees, desserts and wines from local restaurants; silent and live auction items. Benefits NE Focal Point. $60 per person in advance; $75 at door. Call 954-480-4460 or email rwilliams@deerfield-beach.com for information.

Save the Date: Relay for Life

Saturday, April 16 at 6 p.m. to sunrise on Sunday, April 17

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

This beloved annual event honors Cancer survivors, remembers those who were lost, and raises money for cancer prevention and cure. Food, entertainment, vendor booths and more. For the Survivor Dinner, call Anais Vu at 954-200-7533. For event registration and information, visit www.relayforlife.org/dblpfl, or contact Event Co-Chairs Karen Hardy at karengle@yahoo.com or Kenny Brighton at kennyjbrighton@gmail.com.

Festivus Fitness Games

Saturday, April 16, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Crossfit Barracuda

740 S. Deerfield Beach Ave., #7

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Fourth annual Festivus Games Fitness Competition for beginner, intermediate and master athletes. Water provided; food vendors. Spectators free; $75 to compete. Register at www.festivusgames.com/register/537.

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Posted on 31 March 2016 by LeslieM

STEM Education Event

Thursday, March 31, 5 to 7 p.m.

Park Ridge Elementary School

5200 NE 9 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33064

Interactive STEM exploration stations with hands-on challenges, including creating a wind-powered car, building a freestanding tower and writing code for a digital game. For more information, call 240-662-2661 or shawnee_cohn@discovery.com.

9th Annual Surfers for Autism Festival

Concert: Friday April 1, 5 to 9 p.m.

Festival: Saturday, April 2, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Paddleboard: Sunday, April 3, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

On the beach in Deerfield Beach, FL, 33441

Events especially designed for kids with Autism, as well as activities, music, food trucks and fun for the entire family. Musical acts include Buddy Sparrow, The Resolvers, Islanders All and more. To register kids for surfing or paddleboarding, visit www.surfersforautism.org.

Bird Walk

Saturday, April 2, 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Deerfield Island Park

Meet at Pioneer Park dock

217 NE 5 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Meet at Pioneer Park dock by 8 a.m. to catch the boat shuttle. Tour space is limited and preregistration is required. Sturdy shoes and binoculars recommended. Free. Ages 8 and up. For more information, call Quiet Waters Park at 954-357-5100.

CrawDebauchery Food

and Music Festival

Saturday, April 2 to Sunday, April 3

11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily

Pompano Beach Amphitheater Field

1806 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

New Orleans food festival, music, entertainment, crawdad boil and much more. Tickets from $25 to $125 are on sale now and can be purchased at www.CrawDebauchery.com.

Palmview Elementary Spring Yard Sale

Saturday, April 2, 7 a .m. to noon.

Palmview Elementary School

2601 NE 1 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Need to sell something? Looking for that special item? Now’s your chance! Vendor space is $25. Contact Mrs. Reid at 754-322-7600.

Survivor Island

Saturday, April 2, 9 a.m. to noon

Deerfield Island Park

Meet at Pioneer Park Dock

217 NE 5 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Ages 8 and up. Could you survive on a tropical island, start a fire or make drinking water from sea water? Come learn basic survival skills with naturalists! Closed shoes only. Transport boat departs Pioneer Park at 9 a.m. $8 per person. Register at 954-357-5100 or www.webtrac.broward.org.

Model Railroad Swap Meet and Flea Market

Saturday, April 2, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreation Center

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Model Trains, track, books and memorabilia. Donation: $2 Adults, $1 Children. For information, call 561-441-6952.

Car Wash

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

Trinity United Methodist Church

3901 NE 22 Ave.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Car wash to benefit youth summer camp trip. Money will help cover costs and scholarships. Visit www.trinitychurchlhp.com for more information.

Cornerstone Park Ribbon Cutting & BBQ

Saturday, April 2, 10 a.m.

Cornerstone Park

1420 SE 3 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The City of Deerfield Beach invites you to join in the opening of a new park. The Broward Sheriff’s Office is sponsoring a BBQ. Refreshments include ice cream for children. Call 954-480-4426 for additional details.

Tour the Historic Butler House

Saturday, Apr. 2, 10 to 2 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Donations welcome. Learn about the heritage of Deerfield Beach’s farming pioneers, including the Butlers.

Portrait of a Bride: The Evolving Silhouette

Saturday, April 2, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Sample-McDougald House

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The Lighthouse Point Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution presents a display of historic, vintage and antique wedding gowns. Buffet luncheon, tour of house and Speaker Leigh Ann Brown. $40 per person to benefit scholarship fund. RSVP to embrauer@bellsouth.net or 754-224-9447.

The Holocaust Survivor Band

Sunday, April 3, 2 p.m.

Temple Beth Israel

201 S. Military Tr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Saul Dreier and Reuben Sosnowicz started this group out of nostalgia for the tunes of their youth, and have toured America with their music, including playing at The Kennedy Center. Tickets $18, available 9 a.m. to noon at Temple Beth Israel, or mail check to address above. For information, call 954-421-7060.

5th Annual Concert for a Cure

Sunday, April 10, 2 to 6 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Steve Minotti & Friends, the Deerfield Kiwanis Club and Everything Deerfield Beach are holding a concert to benefit Relay for Life of Deerfield Beach, Lighthouse Point and Hillsboro Beach. $10 donation. Cash bar. For information, call 954-592-3150 or email teagen@everythingdeerfieldbeach.com.

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Posted on 24 March 2016 by LeslieM

Annual Fundraising Dinner and Silent Auction

Thursday, March 24, 6 to 9 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Catered dinner includes hors d’oeurves, salad, entrée, dessert and coffee. Concert and dancing with The Earl Trio. Over 40 auction items. Proceeds benefit Deerfield Beach Historical Society. $60 per person through March 20, $70 at door. Includes two drink tickets. RSVP to judithofdeerfield@gmail.com, 954-461-1152 or elilly707@aol.com, 561-299-8684.

Annual LHP Garden Club Luncheon

Thursday, March 27, 11 a.m.

St. Paul the Apostle Education Hall

2700 E. Sample Rd.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

The Garden Club of Lighthouse Point presents their annual Salad Luncheon and Chinese Auction. Doors open at 11 a.m. Presented by Maria Amador of Sunshine Bromeliads. Info: 954-942-9310 or mkinger@att.net.

Save the Date!: 9th Annual Surfers for Autism Festival

Concert: Friday April 1, 5 to 9 p.m.

Festival: Saturday, April 2, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Paddleboard: Sunday, April 3, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

On Deerfield beach

Events especially designed for kids with autism, as well as activities, music, food trucks and fun for the entire family. Musical acts include Buddy Sparrow, The Resolvers, Islanders All, and more. To register kids for surfing or paddleboarding visit www.surfersforautism.org.

EGG HUNTS & EASTER EVENTS

Deerfield Beach

Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt: Thursday, March 24, 8 p.m., Constitution Park, 2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd., Deerfield Beach, FL 33442.

Egg-Stravaganza Event: Friday, March 25, 6 p.m., Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex, 445 SW 2 St., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441.

Annual Easter Egg Run: Saturday, March 26, 10 a.m., Deerfield Beach Athletics Complex, 501 SE 6 Ave., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441. All events are free, but bring your own basket for gathering eggs! For additional information on any of the listed events, please contact Constitution Park at 954-480-4494 or Pioneer Park at 954-480-4361, or visit www.deerfield-beach.com/easterevents.

Easter Egg Hunt: Saturday, March 26, 10 a.m. to noon. Cross Community Church, 841 SE 2 Ct., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441.

Lighthouse Point

Easter Egg Hunt: Sunday, March 27, 1 p.m., Frank McDonough Park, 3500 NE 27 Ave., Lighthouse Point, FL 33064. Ages 12 and under. Please call the Recreation Department for additional information, 954-784-3439.

Pompano Beach

Easter Celebration: Saturday, March, 26, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Pompano Citi Centre, 1955 N. Federal Hwy, Pompano Beach, FL 33062. Scavenger hunt, free photo with the Easter Bunny, arts and crafts, face painting, giveaways and more. Visit www.pompanociticentre.com.

Spring Fling & Easter Egg Hunt: Saturday, March 26, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Pompano Community Park – Four Fields Complex, 850 NE 18 Ave., Pompano Beach, FL 33060.

Egg hunts: 11:45 a.m. for 1 – 3 years old; noon for ages 4 – 12. Bounce slides, arts and crafts, DJ and dancing, photo booth and other kid-friendly activities. Call 954-786-4111 for information.

EASTER WEEK CHURCH SERVICES

Sunrise Services

Deerfield: 6:30 a.m. — on Deerfield beach, across from

Main Parking Lot, between SE 1 and SE 2 Streets on S. Ocean

Way. Sponsored by Deerfield Beach Ministerial Association.

LHP: 6 a.m. — at Frank McDonough Park, 3500 NE 27

Ave. Service led by St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church.

Christian Love Fellowship Church

801 SE 10 St., Ste. 4, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Easter Sunday: Sunday, March 27, 10 a.m.

Communidade Evangélica International Zona Sul-Florida

2205 W. Hillsboro Blvd., Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Easter Sunday: Sunday, March 27, 6 p.m.

Community Presbyterian of Deerfield Beach

1920 SE 5 St., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Maundy Thursday: Thursday, March 24, 7 p.m.

Easter Sunday: Sunday, March 27, 10 a.m.

Cross Community Church

821 SE 2 Ct., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Maundy Thursday: Thursday, March 24, 7 p.m.

Easter Sunday: Sunday, March 27, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.

First Baptist Church Deerfield Beach

701 NE 2 St., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Easter Sunday: Sunday, March 27, 10:30 a.m.

First Presbyterian Church

2331 NE 26 Ave., Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Maundy Thursday: Thursday, March 24, 7 p.m.

Good Friday: Friday, March 25, noon

Easter Sunday: Sunday, March 27, Contemporary, 9:30 a.m.; Traditional, 11:15 a.m.

Grace Baptist Church

501 NE 48 St., Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Easter Sunday: Sunday, March 27, 10:45 a.m.

St. Ambrose Catholic Church

380 S. Federal Hwy., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Maundy Thursday: Thursday, March 24, 7 p.m.

Good Friday: Friday, March 25, noon and 3 p.m.; Stations of the Cross, 7 p.m.

Holy Saturday: Saturday, March 26, 7:30 p.m.

Easter Sunday: Sunday, March 27, 7:30 a.m., 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., noon, 6 p.m.

St. Peter’s Anglican Church

1416 SE 2 Terr., Deerfield Beach, Fl. 33441

Maundy Thursday: Thursday, March 24, 7 p.m.

Good Friday: Friday, March 25, 7 p.m.

Holy Saturday: Saturday, March 26, 7 p.m.

Easter Sunday: Sunday, March 27, 10 a.m.

Zion Lutheran Church

959 SE 6 St., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Maundy Thursday: Thursday, March 24, 7 p.m.

Good Friday: Friday, March 25, 7 p.m.

Holy Saturday: Saturday March 26, 7 p.m.

Easter Sunday: Sunday, March 27, Sunrise at the church, 6:30 a.m.; Regular service 10 a.m.

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Posted on 17 March 2016 by LeslieM

$1 Pancakes at IHOP

Wednesday, March 17, during store hours

International House of Pancakes

516 S. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Wear any visible item of green clothing on St. Patrick’s Day (that’s today!) and get a $1 short stack of buttermilk pancakes at IHOP. Erin Go Bragh!

Kindergarten Round-up

Thursday, March 17, 8:30 a.m.

Quiet Waters Elementary School Cafeteria

4150 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

For parents whose kids will turn 5 on or before Sept. 1. Learn all about kindergarten, tour classrooms, enjoy performances and learn about the registration process. For information, call the school office at 754-322-8100, or visit www.quietwaters.browardschools.com.

Kids Day Off Camp

Friday, March 18, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Three locations with different activities:

Bowling & Pizza — Constitution Park, 2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd, Deerfield Beach, FL 33442. $30 per child. Call 954-429-1847.

Pizza and Movie — Highlands Park, 511 NE 44 St., Deerfield Beach, FL 33064. $20 per child. Call 954-480-9944.

Bowling and Fun Day in the Park — Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex, 445 SW 2 St, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441. $20 per child. Call 954-480-4481. (Must pre-register by phone (listed above) or visit www.deerfield-beach.com/registration.)

Florida Highwaymen Art Exhibition

Friday, March 18 and Saturday, March 19

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sample-McDougald House

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Art show and sale will be the largest ever gathering of the famous Florida Highwaymen artists, whose landscapes of wild Florida are a proud local heritage. Reception and preview on March 18 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. includes food and entertainment. Exhibit admission: $5. Reception tickets: $35. Call 954-691-5686 or search Facebook.com for “Sample-McDougald House”.

Boating Safety Course

Saturday, March 19, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Coast Guard Auxiliary Headquarters

Spanish River Park

3939 N Ocean Blvd.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Get your required boating certificate or ID (for those under 28) and you may also get an insurance discount. Course covers boating safety, handling, navigation, Florida and federal regulations and much more. Free! Register at 561-391-3600 or email fso-pe@cgauxboca.org.

7th Annual All People’s Day

Saturday, March 19, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Kids Workshop, 9:30 to 11 a.m.

Pompey Park

1101 NW 2 St.

Delray Beach, FL 33444

Music, food, dance, arts and items for sale. Prizes and raffles. Numerous kids activities, including arts and crafts, and mural painting. Free. For information, e-mail susan@allpeoplesday.org or call 561-495-9818.

Bean and Pepper Jamboree

Saturday, March 19, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Green Market Pompano Beach

Intersection of Flagler and NW 1 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Food, games, contexts, exhibitors, vendors, arts and crafts, chicken drop fundraiser, live entertainment and more. Sponsored by Florida Farm Bureau and Kiwanis. Visit www.browardfarmbureau.com or call 954-972-2525.

Tour the Historic Butler House

Saturday, March 19, 10 to 2 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Donations welcome. Learn about the heritage of Deerfield Beach’s farming pioneers, including the Butlers.

Spring Festival and Egg-a-palooza

Sunday, March 20, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Mizner Park Amphitheatre

590 Plaza Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Egg hunt, bunny scavenger hunt, food trucks, visit with Easter Bunny, entertainment, hat crafts, sand art, balloon and face painting, slide and obstacle course, rock climbing wall, and more. $7 per person; babies under 18 mos. free. Cash only. Free parking. Call Sandy at 954-596-5631 for information.

Mardi Gras Casino trip

Monday, March 21, 10 a.m. departure time

St. Ambrose Catholic Church

380 S. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

St. Ambrose Men’s Club trip to the Mardi Gras Casino. Bus transportation provided. Must have a Mardi Gras Casino Player’s Card, drivers license or passport. $15 per person includes bus, $5 free play and $3 food coupon. Call Jerry Mann, 954-856-6062.

Spring Break Dance Workshop

Tuesday, March 22 through Friday, March 25

9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Saldino Dance School

600 S. Federal Hwy., #201-4

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Ages 8 to 15: $45 for one day; $140 for 4 days. Ages 5 – 7 have a special workshop on Tuesday and Thursday only from 9 to 11 a.m.; $35 for one day, $55 for two days. For details, visit www.saladinodanceschool.com or call 561-251-8683.

Lunch & Learn

Wednesday, March 23, noon

Dubman Real Estate

1868 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

During your lunch break, why not feed your soul as well as your body? Take some time out of a busy workday to study a bit of Torah over a kosher lunch. Every Wednesday, over a delicious lunch,we take 45 minutes to explore relevant Jewish topics using ancient wisdom to guide us in a modern society. Skip the corporate lunch and have a real power lunch over torah and delicious kosher delicacies. Cost: donation. For more information, call 954-422-1735, www.chabaddeerfield.com.

Easter Egg Hunts and Events

Deerfield Beach

Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt: Thursday, March 24, 8 p.m., Constitution Park, 2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd., Deerfield Beach, FL 33442.

Egg-Stravaganza Event: Friday, March 25, 6 p.m., Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex, 445 SW 2nd St., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441.

Annual Easter Egg Run: Saturday, March 26, 10 a.m., Deerfield Beach Athletics Complex, 501 SE 6 Ave., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441.

For more details on these city events, visit www.deerfield-beach.com/easterevents. All events are free, but bring your own basket for gathering eggs! For additional information on any of the listed events, please contact Constitution Park at 954-480-4494 or Pioneer Park at 954-480-4361.

Easter Egg Hunt: Saturday, March 26, 10 a.m. to noon. Cross Community Church, 841 SE 2 Ct, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441.

Lighthouse Point

Easter Egg Hunt: Sunday, March 27, 1 p.m., Frank McDonough Park, 3500 NE 27 Ave., Lighthouse Point, FL 33064. Ages 12 and under. Please call the Recreation Department for additional information, 954-784-3439.

Pompano Beach

Easter Celebration: Saturday, March, 26, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Pompano Citi Centre, 1955 N. Federal Hwy, Pompano Beach, FL 33062. Scavenger hunt, free photo with the Easter Bunny, arts and crafts, face painting, giveaways and more. Visit www.pompanociticentre.com.

Spring Fling and Easter Egg Hunt: Saturday, March 26, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Pompano Community Park – Four Fields Complex, 850 NE 18 Ave., Pompano Beach, FL 33060. Egg hunts: 11:45 a.m. for 1 – 3 years old; Noon for ages 4 – 12. Bounce slides, arts and crafts, DJ and dancing, photo booth and other kid-friendly activities. Call 954-786-4111 for information.

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Month of Giving: Multiple Sclerosis

Thursday, March 10 and Friday March 11

Jersey Mike’s Subs

1069 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Visit Jersey Mike’s and get a coupon for a free regular sub when you make a $3 donation to Multiple Sclerosis.Coupon also at www.deerfieldchamber.org.

Friends of the DB Arboretum meet

Thursday, March 10, 7 p.m.

Constitution Park

2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Kevin Quigley, of Criswell Farms, will speak about using grow bags to create mini/pocket farms suitable for urban spaces, backyards and balconies. Free plant giveaway. Light refreshments. Free and open to public. Call 954-480-4495 or visit www.treezoo.com.

LHP Library Book Sale

Thursday, March 10 to Sunday, March 12

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (closed noon to 1 p.m. for lunch).

Dixon Ahl Hall

2200 NE 38 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Book lovers rejoice! The Doreen Gauthier Library is having its semi-annual sale. Hundreds of books in every genre.

Fish Fry

Friday, March 11, 5 to 8 p.m.

St. Ambrose Catholic Church

380 S. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Everyone welcome! During the Lenten season we abstain from meat on Fridays, so let’s get together and have some fish! $10 per person; $5 for kids. Call 954-427-2225 or visit http://stambrosedeerfieldbch.com.

AAUW Luncheon

Saturday, March 12, 11:30 a.m.

Lighthouse Point Yacht Club

2701 NE 42 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) Pompano Beach Branch Annual Scholarship Fundraiser luncheon features author D.J. Niko. Silent auction. Reservations required. $50 per person. Call 954-570-5423 or email pompanoscholar@yahoo.com.

Rise Above: Exhibit on the Tuskeegee Airmen

Saturday, March 12, 9 a.m. to noon

Deerfield Beach Middle School

701 SE 6 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Deerfield Middle School will hold a public open house welcoming the CAF Red Tail Squadron’s RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit, a mobile theater that inspires young people through the history of the Tuskegee Airmen – America’s first black military pilots. Free. Visit www.redtail.org.

March to Stop the Violence

Saturday, March 12, 5 p.m.

March begins and ends at the

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Join community and church leaders, the Broward Sheriff’s Office, elected officials, businesses and residents in this march against local gang activity and violence. Speakers will discuss crime trends and the steps communities can take to prevent violence and keep our children safe. Refreshments. Call 954-480-4263 for more information.

Annual Lenten Fish Fry

Saturday Mar. 12, 6 p.m.

St Peter’s Anglican Church

1416 SE 2 Terr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Adults-$7/Children-$4. Eat in or Take out.Reservations: 954-695-0336.

Charity Bowling Bash for Special Olympics

Sunday, March 13, 3 to 5 p.m.

Diamond Strike Lanes

2200 N. Federal Highway

Pompano Beach, Florida 33062

Deerfield Middle School IB students Ethan Arias and

Tristan Chinapoo invite you to their charity event for the Special Olympics. Businesses invited to donate raffle items. $15 per person includes shoes, bowling, pizza and drinks. Register online at www.gofundme.com/quprdgwk.

Deerfield Farmers Market

Sunday, March 13, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Pioneer Park

NE 5 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Farm fresh produce, homemade pickles, jellies and treats, fine handmade soaps and more.

History at High Noon

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

Deerfield Beach City Commission Chambers

150 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Donation welcome. March mystery month! Attendto find out who the mystery speaker is!

Woman’s Club of Deerfield Beach meets

Wednesday, March 16, 7 p.m.

Woman’s Club

910 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Speaker: Observer editor Rachel Galvin. Call 954-421-4700 for information.

Smithsonian Museum Day Live

Saturday, March 12

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

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

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

Three Deerfield museums will open their doors free of charge on Smithsonian Museum Day Live. All three are listed with the National Register of Historic Places. For information, visit www.deerfield-history.org or call 954-429-0378.

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St. Ambrose Annual Carnival & Music Festival

Thursday, March 3 through Sunday, March 6

St. Ambrose Catholic Church

380 S. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Rides, food, drink, live music, games and more. For information, visit www.stambrosecarnival.com.

Food Truck Invasion

Thursday, March 3, 5 to 10 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Gourmet burgers to tacos, ribs to desserts, there’s a special dish for everyone! For information, call 954-357-1007 or visit www.foodtruckinvasion.com.

Oceanographer speaks on Melting Ice, Rising Seas

Thursday, March 3, 7 p.m.

Community Presbyterian Church

1920 SE 4 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Oceanographer and sea level rise expert, John Englander, discusses the latest science, impending impacts and potential solutions to sea level rise. $10 donation appreciated. Call 954-427-0222.

Movies in the Park: Angels in the Outfield

Friday, March 4, 7 p.m.

Villages of Hillsboro Park

4111 NW 6 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Free. Bring a blanket and lawn chairs. Snacks and glow items available for purchase.

Bird Walk

Saturday, March 5, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Deerfield Island Park

217 NE 5 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Ages 8 and up. Participants must be at Pioneer Park dock by 8:15 a.m. to catch the boat shuttle. Sturdy shoes and binoculars recommended. Tour space is limited and preregistration is required. Free. Call Quiet Waters Park at 954-357-5100.

Annual Prayer Breakfast

Saturday, March 5, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Westside Park Recreation Center

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Sponsored by I Am My Brother’s Keeper Ministries. Guest speaker Pastor Kevin Allen, with testimony by Diamond Excell. Door prizes and giveaways. For information, call 954-418-0216.

HISC Youth Sailing Program

Saturday, March 5, 9 a.m.

Quiet Waters Park – Splash Adventure

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Every Saturday in March. The Hillsboro Inlet Sailing Club Youth Sailing Program offers sailing and boating safety training to children 8 to 18. Must pass basic swimming evaluation, wear a USCG life vest. Safety training every session. Learn to sail three different types of vessels. $65 for four-week class. Email hiscyouthsailing@gmail.com.

Historic Butler House Tour and Car Wash

Saturday, March 5, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Donations welcome. Learn about the heritage of Deerfield Beach’s farming pioneers, including the Butlers. Tours conducted by Deerfield Beach High School Junior Historical Society, who will also be holding a car wash at the Butler House during tour hours.

Hillsboro Lighthouse 106th Anniversary Tour

Sunday, March 6, hourly 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sands Harbor Dock

125 N. Riverside Dr.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Celebration includes placing of historical marker. Transportation by boat. 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.

Pet First Aid and CPR Class

Sunday, March 6, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Woof Gang Bakery and Grooming

2016 NE 36 St. (Sample Rd.)

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Course includes skills for recognizing distressed animals, choking, minor injuries, bleeding, not breathing and pulselessness. $80. Register at www.pettech.net or call 954-461-8203.

Sky Celtic Revival Music & Dance Troupe

Sunday, March 6, 10:30 a.m.

First Baptist Church

701 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The Sky Family performs high energy Celtic/pop-rock music, dance and Gospel! For more information, call 954-427-1216.

Mardi Gras Casino trip

Monday, Mar. 21, 10 a.m. departure time

St. Ambrose Catholic Church

380 S. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

St. Ambrose Men’s Club trip to the Mardi Gras Casino. Bus transportation provided. Must have a Mardi Gras Casino Player’s Card, drivers license or passport. $15 per person includes bus, $5 free play and $3 food coupon. Call Jerry Mann, 954-856-6062.

Florida Renaissance Festival

Weekends through Mar. 27

10 a.m. to sunset

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Huzzah! Enjoy Florida’s largest and liveliest Renaissance Festival. Entertainment, food, drinks, games, jousting and more await. Tickets: $21 for adults, $9 for children 6 to 11, ages 5 and under free. Season passes: $75. Look online for ways to save. For information, visit www.ren-fest.com.

Themed weekends:

Mar. 5 to 6: Voyage to the Orient

Mar. 12 to 13: Kilts and Colleens

Mar. 19 to 20: Steampunk Time Travelers

Mar. 26 to 27: Carnivale Masquerade

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SleuthFest 2016 Writers Conference

Thursday, Feb. 25 through Sunday, Feb. 28

Doubletree by Hilton Hotel

100 Fairway Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Authors, agents, publishers in attendance; workshops on forensics, marketing, writing craft and more. Keynote speaker: NY Times bestselling author C.J. Box. Three-day registration fees: $390 for Mystery Writers of America members; $430 for non-members. Visit www.sleuthfest.com to register.

Fish Fry

Friday, Feb. 26, 5 to 8 p.m.

St. Ambrose Catholic Church

380 S. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Everyone welcome! During the Lenten season we abstain from meat on Fridays, so let’s get together and have some fish! The Friday Fish Fry will be held again on March 11. $10 per person; $5 for kids. Call 954-427-2225 or visit http://stambrosedeerfieldbch.com.

Paws for a Cause

Saturday, Feb. 27, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Woman’s Club

910 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Benefit for Canine Companions for Independence. Pet contest 1 p.m. Veterinary services, mobile pet grooming, homemade pet treats, pet clothing and accessories, adoptions, pet photos and more. Door prizes and raffle. Free. Call 954-421-2700.

Tour the Historic Butler House

Saturday, Feb. 27, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free; donations accepted. For info., call 954-429-0378 or email history@deerfield-history.org.

St. Gabriel Council Fashion Show

Saturday, Feb. 27, 11:30 a.m. (social), noon (lunch)

Lighthouse Point Yacht & Racquet Club

2701 NE 42 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

St. Gabriel Council of Women hosts their annual fashion show “Leap Into Spring”, including fashions from five area stores. $39 donation. Call Georgette at 954-946-2551 to RSVP.

Princesses & Superheroes Party

Saturday, Feb. 27, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre

1955 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Calling all princesses and superheroes to dress up in costume and help save the kingdom! Meet Batman, Iron Man, Wonder Woman, Ella and Anna and get a free picture. Create a cape or crown. Complimentary face painting. $1 carousel rides. For information, visit www.pompanociticentre.com.

The Amp: The Metal Show

Saturday, Feb. 27, 7 p.m.

Pompano Beach Amphitheatre

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Queensryche and Dokken perform. $38 – $78 per person. Visit www.pompanobeacharts.org.

Deerfield Farmers Market & Garage Sale

Sunday, Feb. 28, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Pioneer Park

NE 5 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free. Farmers Market has fresh fish and crabs, produce, honey, pickles, jellies and more. Garage sale may have that rare item you’ve been seeking! Vendor spaces cost $20.

Mardi Gras Jazz Festival

Sunday, Feb. 28, 1 to 4 p.m.

Elks Lodge

700 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The Hot Jazz and Alligator Gumbo Society presents their Mardi Gras Festival. $10 per person. Call 954-563-5390 or visit www.hagsjazz.com.

Save the Date! St. Ambrose Annual Carnival & Music Festival

Thursday, Mar. 3 through Sunday, Mar. 6

This beloved annual event returns with rides, food, drink, an unbeatable roster of live music, entertainment, games and much more. For a roster of performers, times and ticket information, visit www.stambrosecarnival.com.

Mardi Gras Casino trip

Monday, Mar. 21, 10 a.m. departure time

St. Ambrose Catholic Church

380 S. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

St. Ambrose Men’s Club trip to the Mardi Gras Casino. Bus transportation provided. Must have a Mardi Gras Casino Player’s Card, drivers license or passport. $15 per person includes bus, $5 free play and $3 food coupon. Call Jerry Mann, 954-856-6062.

Florida Renaissance Festival

Weekends through Mar. 27

10 a.m. to sunset

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Huzzah! Enjoy Florida’s largest and liveliest Renaissance Festival. Entertainment, food, drinks, games, jousting and more await. Tickets: $21 for adults, $9 for children 6 to 11, ages 5 and under free. Season passes: $75. Look online for ways to save. For information, visit www.ren-fest.com.

Themed weekends:

Feb. 26 to 28: Fantasy and Adventure

Mar. 5 to 6: Voyage to the Orient

Mar. 12 to 13: Kilts and Colleens

Mar. 19 to 20: Steampunk Time Travelers

Mar. 26 to 27: Carnivale Masquerade

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DBICA meeting

Thursday, Feb. 18, 6 p.m.

Community Presbyterian Church

Briggs Hall

1920 SE 5 St., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

For more information, contact Debby Hoffman at debbyhoffman@comcast.net.

Kiwanis Caribbean Night

Thursday, Feb. 18, 6 to 8 p.m.

Oceans 234

234 N. Ocean Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Celebrate the 101st year of Kiwanis. This group is at pretty much every local event and helps out as much as possible in a wide variety of endeavors.

Marine Advisory Board

Thursday, Feb. 18, 6 p.m.

City Commission Chambers

150 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The Marine Advisory Board identifies programs, regulations and actions to encourage a healthy and friendly marine environment for Deerfield’s residents and visitors. For information, contact Patrick Bardes at 954-480-1426.

TEDx Boca Raton “Ingenuity 2016”

Friday, Feb. 19, 5 to 10 p.m.

Mizner Park Amphitheatre

590 Plaza Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

TEDx programs offer “ideas worth spreading.” Speakers include: Nathaniel Develoe, Robert Hacker, Raymond Miltenberger, Tina Reine. $75 per person. Visit www.tedxbocaraton.com.

Tour the Historic Butler House

Saturday, Feb. 20, 10 to 2 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Donations welcome. Learn about the heritage of Deerfield Beach’s farming pioneers, including the Butlers.

Yard Sale

Saturday, Feb. 20, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Florida Humane Society

3870 N. Powerline Road

Pompano Beach, FL 33073

Shop to help the dogs and cats at this nonprofit, no-kill shelter. Rain date is Feb. 27. Visit www.floridahumanesociety.org.

Survivor Island

Saturday, Feb. 20, 9 a.m. to noon

Deerfield Island Park

Take Shuttle boat from Pioneer Park Dock

217 NE 5 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Ages 8 and up can learn basic survivor skills and compete in fun challenges, overseen by veteran Parks naturalists. Closed-toe shoes are required. Free shuttle boat departs promptly at 9 a.m. Cost $8 per person; pre-registration required. Also Mar. 12 and Apr. 2. Call 954-357-5100.

26th Annual Pompano Doll Show

Saturday, Feb. 20, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Pompano Civic Center

1001 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Sponsored by the Pompano Beach Doll Club of Florida affiliated with United Federation of Doll Clubs. Free admission and parking. For information, call 954-783-2158.

Amazing Auto Rallye

Sunday, Feb. 21, 8:45 a.m.

North Broward Preparatory School

7600 Lyons Rd.

Coconut Creek, FL 33073

Road rally includes a time/distance/speed component on the roads of northwest Broward and southwest Boca Raton. Check-in starts at 7:30 a.m. First car off at 8:45 a.m. Pre-registration is mandatory. Drivers must have valid license, insurance, GPS and timing device. Visit www.nbprep.com/autorallye or call 954-600-6086.

Family Fun Night

Tuesday, Feb. 23, 4 to 8 p.m.

Spadini’s Pizzeria

1645 SE 3 Ct.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

15 percent of food sales will benefit NE Focal Point. Raffles and door prizes. Can’t get to the restaurant? Deliveries over $10 count towards the benefit.

Save the Date! Paws for a Cause

Saturday, Feb. 27, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Woman’s Club

910 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Benefit for Canine Companions for Independence. Pet contest 1 p.m. Veterinary services, mobile pet grooming, homemade pet treats, pet clothing and accessories, adoptions, pet photos and more. Door prizes and raffle. Free. Call 954-421-2700.

HISC Youth Sailing Program

Saturdays in March (5, 12, 19, 26), 9 a.m.

Quiet Waters Park – Splash Adventure

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

The Hillsboro Inlet Sailing Club Youth Sailing Program offers sailing and boating safety training to children 8 to 18. Open to all in age range who can pass a basic swimming evaluation. Each child required to wear a USCG life vest. Safety training every session. Learn to sail three different types of vessels. $65 for the four-week class. Email hiscyouthsailing@gmail.com.

Florida Renaissance Festival

Weekends through Mar. 27

10 a.m. to sunset

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd., Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Huzzah! Enjoy Florida’s largest and liveliest Renaissance Festival. Entertainment, food, drinks, games, jousting and more await. Tickets: $21 for adults $9 for children 6 to 11, ages 5 and under free. Season passes: $75. Look online for ways to save. For information, visit www.ren-fest.com.

Themed weekends:

Feb. 20 to 21: Vikings and Valkyries

Feb. 26 to 28: Fantasy and Adventure

Mar. 5 to 6: Voyage to the Orient

Mar. 12 to 13: Kilts and Colleens

Mar. 19 to 20: Steampunk Time Travelers

Mar. 26 to 27: Carnivale Masquerade

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Friends of the Arboretum

Thursday, Feb. 11, 7 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Arboretum

2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach FL 33442

Speaker Jeff Nurge, of Florida Native Gardening, discusses how to create a native plant landscape that supports birds, butterflies and other native wildlife. Plant giveaway. Free, open to public. Call 954-480-4495 or visit www.treezoo.com.

Annual Friday Night Fish Fry

Friday, Feb. 12, 5 to 8 p.m.

St. Ambrose Catholic Church

380 S. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Everyone welcome! During the Lenten season we abstain from meat on Fridays, so let’s get together and have some fish! Fish Fry held again Feb. 26 and March 11. $10; $5 for kids. Call 954-427-2225 or visit http://stambrosedeerfieldbch.com.

Sunset Kayak Adventure

Friday, Feb. 12, 6 to 8 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Ages 13 and up. $15 for tour. $15 boat rental. For information, call 955-357-5100.

Stations of the Cross

Friday, Feb. 12, 7 p.m.

St. Peter’s Anglican Church

1416 SE 2 Terr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Come worship during the first week of Lent. Call 954-695-0336 for information.

Concert: Dark Star Orchestra

Friday, Feb. 12, 7:30 p.m.

Pompano Beach Amphitheatre

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Bringing the energy and experience of the Grateful Dead. $28. Visit www.pompanobeacharts.org.

Valetine’s Soirée

Saturday, Feb. 13, 2 to 4 p.m.

Woofgang Bakery

2016 NE 36 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

America’s Top Dog Model Reunion – meet winning pooch Peaches, Paw-litical rally, valentine photos, costume contest, adoption opps. Look pretty in red, white and blue. RSVP: 754-205-6150 or americastopdog@aol.com.

Music of the American Revolution

Saturday, Feb. 13, 2 p.m.

Percy White Library Auditorium

837 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Renowned musician Matthew Sabatella brings his guitar and banjo for a lively one-hour presentation of Music of the American Revolution. Part of the Celebration 240 Years of Freedom series sponsored by the Friends of the Deerfield Beach Percy White Library.

Swing Into Country

Saturday, Feb. 13, 5 to 10 p.m.

Florida Atlantic University

(Next to Football Stadium)

777 Glades Rd.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Family fun event with country stars Drake White and the Big Fire, Clare Dunn and local musician Maggie Baugh. Celebrity kickball, kids zone with games, face painting and more. Benefits Student ACES leadership program, serving Broward, Dade and Palm Beach counties. $10 per person. Free to military and first responders. For tickets, visit www.swingintocountry.com.

Sweet Life Dessert Comedy Theatre

Saturday, Feb. 13, 6:45 p.m.

Grace Baptist Church

501 NE 48 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Enjoy a sweet treat of clean comedy with Scott Davis, great music and yummy dessert. Dessert service at 6:45 p.m., comedy show at 7:30 p.m. $10 advance, $15 at the door. Call 954-421-0190 or visit www.gbcfl.org.

Deerfield Farmers Market

Sunday, Feb. 14, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Pioneer Park

NE 5 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free. Meet your sweetheart at the Farmers Market on Valentine’s Day! Charm her with some fresh flowers, sweeten him up with a jar of home-grown honey or get yourself out of the dog house with home baked dog treats! Also, farm fresh produce, jellies, pickles and much more.

Valentine’s Day Pet Expo

Sunday, Feb. 14, Noon to 5 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre

1955 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Pet adoptions, costume contest, product samples, puppy kissing booth, radio station 99.9 Kiss Country. Donate an item to participating rescue or charity and receive a raffle entry. Leashed pets are welcome. Free. Visit www.pompanocitycentre.com/events.

TEDx Boca Raton “Ingenuity 2016”

Friday, Feb. 16, 5 to 10 p.m.

Mizner Park Amphitheatre

590 Plaza Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

TEDx programs offer “ideas worth spreading.” Speakers include: Nathaniel Develoe, Robert Hacker, Raymond Miltenberger, Tina Reine. $75 per person. Visit www.tedxbocaraton.com.

History at High Noon

Wednesday, Feb. 17, Noon to 1 p.m.

Deerfield Beach City Commission Chambers

150 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Donation welcome. Clifton Rambert, of the First Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Deerfield Beach, will be this month’s speaker. See more about him and church getting historical marker, Pg. 1.

Save the Date! : DBHS Class of 1976 40th Reunion

April 22-23

Event includes party and gala. For details, e-mail Milane LaRoy at milanelaroy@yahoo.com or Dave Brousseau at dbrouss76@gmail.com or visit the Facebook page under DBHS Class of 1976 Reunions.

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Food Truck Invasion

Thursday, Feb. 4, 5 to 10 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Take the entire family out to dinner for everything from gourmet burgers to tacos, ribs to desserts, there’s a special dish for everyone! For information, call 954-357-1007 or visit www.foodtruckinvasion.com.

Movies in the Park: Annie

Friday, Feb. 5, 7 p.m.

Villages of Hillsboro Park

4111 NW 6 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Free. Bring a blanket and lawn chairs, and enjoy a night at the movies. Snacks and glow items available for purchase.

Birdwatching Walk

Saturday, Feb. 6, 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Deerfield Island Park

Participants age 8 and up must be at Pioneer Park dock (217 NE 5 Ave, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441) by 8 a.m. to catch the boat shuttle. Tour space is limited and pre-registration is required. Sturdy shoes and binoculars recommended. For more information, call 954-357-5100.

Tour the Butler House

Saturday, Feb. 6, 10 to 2 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Donations welcome. Learn about the heritage of Deerfield Beach’s farming pioneers, including the Butlers.

Concert: Shawn Martin at the Ali

Saturday, Feb. 6, 7:30 p.m.

Ali Cultural Arts Center

353 Hammondville Rd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Four-time Grammy winner Shawn Martin will be in concert, featuring his unique brand of Jazz and world fusion music. $10 Pompano residents, $20 non-residents, $40 VIP Meet-n-Greet. Call 954-786-7876.

Hillsboro Lighthouse tour

Saturday Feb 6, hourly 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sands Harbor Dock

125 N. Riverside Dr.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

$25; free to HLPS members. Transportation is by boat. Must wear flat, closed shoes. Children must be 4 ft. tall to climb the tower. No pets. Visit www.hillsborolighthouse.org/tours.

Orchid Society Meeting

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 7:30 p.m.

Woman’s Club Building

910 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Carlos A. Cahiz, of OFE Orchid Supply in Miami, will provide tips and tactics on orchid culture to help orchids thrive in South Florida. Visit www.deerfieldbeachorchidsociety.org or e-mail deerfieldorchids@gmail.com.

DB Woman’s Club meeting

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 1 p.m.

Woman’s Club Building

910 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Guests welcome. Light refreshments served. Featured speaker, John Dyke, a board member and volunteer guide at the Bonnet House Museum & Gardens, will talk about this history of this local landmark. For more information, call 954-421-4700 or visit www.dbwc.org.

Pioneer Days Wine & Cheese Party

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 5 to 8 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Kick off the Pioneer Days celebrations with the Deerfield Beach Historical Society. Wine, cheese and more. $10 donation. Call 954-429-0378.

Pioneer Days Lasagna Dinner

Thursday, Feb. 11, 6 to 8 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Woman’s Club

910 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, 33441

Dinner and fun at the Woman’s Club includes meat or veggie lasagna, desserts, music, 50/50, raffles and more. Soft drinks served or BYOB. $25 at the door. Reservations required; call 954-421-4700.

Settlers Soiree Dinner Under the Stars

Friday, Feb. 12, 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The Deerfield Beach Rotary Club hosts this dinner outdoors under the stars. Meal includes four courses and wine. $89 per person. To purchase tickets, visit www.eventbrite.com.

Valentine’s Day Dinner on the Beach

Saturday, Feb. 13, 5 p.m.

On the beach next to Oceans 234

234 N. Ocean Blvd. (A1A)

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The Kiwanis Club of Deerfield Beach is hosting this romantic, outdoor, four-course dinner on the beach. Cash bar. $89 per person. For reservations and information, e-mail ashley@oceans234.com.

Historical Marker Dedication

Sunday, Feb. 7, 2 p.m.

First Zion Missionary Baptist Church

125 SW 1st Ct.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Celebrate this momentous occasion. This church was established in 1902. Event includes speakers, songs and presentations. For more information, call 954-428-1550.

6th Annual Two Georges at The Cove Billfish Tournament

Thursday, Feb. 4

6:30 to 7 p.m.: Captain and observer meeting.

7 to 9 p.m.: Welcome Cocktail Party

Saturday, Feb. 6

Tournament Fishing at Boca Inlet and Hillsboro Inlet.

4 to 6 p.m.: Weigh-in at dock

6:30 p.m.: Cocktail Party

7 to 10 p.m.: Awards Banquet at Two Georges at The Cove

All proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Club, Jim & Jan Moran Unit. For registration and/or sponsorship, contact Denise Buzzelli at 954-427-0353. Entry Fee: $650 (Boat & Angler); each additional angler $150.

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