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Posted on 14 December 2017 by LeslieM

Friends of The Deerfield Beach Arboretum meets

Thursday Dec. 14, 7 p.m.

Constitution Park

2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Guest speaker will be Dr. Monica Elliott, professor of Plant Pathology University Of Florida/IFAS. Dr. Elliott’s areas of expertise include field diagnosis and management of palm problems. So, if your palms are having problems, talk to the doctor about it. Plant giveaway. Light refreshments served. Free and open to the public.

Pompano Pier Food Truck Round Up

Friday, Dec. 15, 6 to 10 p.m.

Pompano Beach Fishing Pier

222 N. Pompano Beach Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Food Trucks, music and fun! Bring blankets and folding chairs since seating is limited. Great entertainment and full bar! For more information, call 954-786-7824.

Exercise Classes

Tuesday, Dec. 19, 9 to 9:45 a.m.

Steeple on the Beach (Briggs Hall)

1920 SE 5 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Strength & Balance Classes: Improve your flexibility, focus & overall movement. Sitting & standing with a chair. The goal is for you to move up to their cardio Zumba Gold class. Silver Sneakers welcome! Walk-ins: $7 a class! Classes continue every Tuesday and Thursday, same time. For more information and to sign up, call Angel at 954-224-0886.

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Posted on 14 December 2017 by LeslieM

A Civil War Christmas:
An American Musical Celebration

Friday, Dec. 15, 1 p.m.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

A Civil War Christmas” (known as the American version of Charles Dickens’s “A Christmas Carol”) weaves a tapestry of fictional and historical characters, such as President and Mrs. Lincoln – together with holiday music, marches, hymns and spirituals of the period – to tell a story of companionship and communal hope arising from one of our nation’s darkest hours. This is a delight for people of all ages and contains many of the classic Christmas songs that we all know and love. The show will continue to Sat. Dec. 23. Students, $15, adults, $35.To purchase tickets, visit ccpompano.org/event/a-civil-war-christmas.

21st Annual Holiday in the Park

Saturday, Dec. 16, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Mitchell Moore Park

901 NW 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Free family holiday event. Lots of entertainment and games for kids. Free toys and food for registered families. For more information, e-mail passtheblessings@bellsouth.net.

Celebrate Children’s Christmas”

Saturday Dec. 16, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Community Presbyterian Church

Briggs Hall

1920 SE 4 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Visit from their Santa Claus (arrives at 12:30 p.m.) delivering gifts for the children, photo opportunity and much more attractions for the family. Includes a delicious snack and lunch! For more information, call the office at 954-427-0222, Katia at 561-674-4864 or e-mail communitych1920@gmail.com.

Winter Frost Festival

Saturday, Dec. 16, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Highlands Community Center

511 NE 44 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Join the City of Deerfield for an afternoon full of wintery fun! Their annual celebration of the season features food, games, music, refreshments and holiday treats. Event is free. For more information, call 954-429-1847.

Cookies & Milk with Santa

Saturday, Dec. 16, 3 to 5 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre

SW corner of Federal Highway & Copans Road

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Santa will read kids a story and eat cookies with them. Holiday activities and giveaways too. Don’t miss Paws & Claus on Dec. 17 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., a chance for your precious pets to get a photo with Santa too.

Free Chanukah Concert

Saturday, Dec. 16, 7:30 p.m.

Sanborn Square, Downtown Boca Raton

72 N. Federal Hwy,

Boca Raton, FL 33432

The community is invited to a free Chanukah Concert starring Yoel Sharabi. The event will feature a Menorah Lighting Ceremony with local dignitaries and free hot latkes. The event is co-sponsored by Boca Beach Chabad and the Boca Raton Bowl. For more information, call 561-394-9770.

Christmas Lights Tour

Monday, Dec. 18, 6 to 9 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Get into the Glow of the Holiday. Join as they cruise through Tradewinds Park Christmas Light Exhibit and tour local neighborhoods. Adults: $5, Children 12 & under: $2. For more information, call 954-480-4481.

Books & Toys and Ice Cream Social

Wednesday, Dec. 20, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Center

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Please join Commissioner Gloria Battle and the City of Deerfield Beach in a Book and Toy drive for children less fortunate in our community. A book and toy will be handed out at the event, which includes ice cream. Collection bins will be available at City Hall located at 150 NE 2 Ave. and Constitution Park, located at 2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd., in Deerfield Beach. All residents and local organizations are encouraged to help in this effort by donating new, unwrapped books and toys. The city will be collecting the items until Friday, Dec. 15. For more information, contact the City of Deerfield Beach at 954-480-4263.

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Posted on 07 December 2017 by LeslieM

Boca Holiday Parade

Wednesday, Dec. 6, 7:30 to 9 p.m.

Sanborn Square

72 N. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Begins at Federal Highway & SE 7 Street. Goes north to Mizner Park Amphitheater. Local bands, choirs, dancers, floats. Expect over 1,000 participants. For more information, call 561-367-7073.

Winter Wonderland

Saturday, Dec. 9, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Villages of Hillsboro Park

4111 NW 6 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Enjoy two giant snow hills, a trackless train, a giant snow globe, holiday treats and a wood workshop courtesy of Home Depot and, of course, Santa!

Snow Day

Saturday, Dec. 9, 2 to 6 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Climb a rock wall, jump in one of the bounce houses, ride a train, get your face painted, make arts & crafts, decorate cookies and play in the snow! Bring your camera to take pics with Santa.

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, Dec. 9, 9 to 11 a.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

He’s making his list and checking it twice! This is your chance to eat breakfast and play games with Santa Claus. Please consider donating a toy for the less fortunate. $7 for admission. For more information, call 954-786-4111.

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, Dec. 9, 10 a.m. to noon

LHP Fire Department

3740 NE 22 Ave.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

This event is being hosted by the Lighthouse Point Fire Rescue Department. Open to all Lighthouse Point children 12 and under! Please be sure to bring a new, unwrapped gift for Toys for Tots!

Boat Parade

Sunday, Dec. 10, 5 to 9 p.m.

Starts at Lake Santa Barbara

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

The parade starts at 6:30 p.m. Boats leave Lake Santa Barbara and heads north to Hillsboro Boulevard. Enter your boat for free. Chance to win 1 of 3 cash prizes! Captains get goody bags filled with great items from chamber members PLUS a free DVD of the boat parade, T-shirts and social media exposure for your business. Places where you can view the parade are Sands Harbor Resort (this is where the judges will be), Two Georges at The Cove, Houston’s, The Rusty Hook, Harbors Edge Park and Alsdorf Park. Get a registration form from rbunker@paymaster.com.

Season of Wonders”

Sunday Dec. 10, 10 a.m.

Community Presbyterian Church

1920 SE 4 St,

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Presentation of the cantata. This expressive work is filled with classic carols as well as newly composed anthems and encourages us to ponder the miracles surrounding the birth of Jesus. For more information, call 954-427-0222.

Chanukah celebration

Tuesday, Dec. 12, 5 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre

(in the courtyard near the carousel)

1955 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

The Chabad of North Broward Beaches is doing a menorah lighting with Mayor Lamar Fisher. Music, doughnuts, latkes, arts and crafts for the kids! If you need a Menorah Kit, please email rabbi@JewishLHP.com.

Save the Date:

Celebrate Children’s Christmas”

Saturday Dec. 16, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Community Presbyterian Church

Briggs Hall

1920 SE 4 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Santa Claus arrives at 12:30 p.m. delivering gifts for the children. photo opportunity and much more attractions for the family. includes a delicious snack and lunch! For more information, call the office at 954-427-0222, Katia at 561-674-4864 or email communitych1920@gmail.com.

Cookies & Milk with Santa

Saturday, Dec. 16, 3 to 5 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre

1955 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Santa will read kids a story and eat cookies with them. Holiday activities and giveways too. Don’t miss Paws & Claus on Dec. 17 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., a chance for your precious pets to get a photo with Santa too.

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Rose: An Intimate Portrait of Rose Kennedy

Thursday, Dec. 7, 7:30 p.m.

Mizner Park Cultural Center

201 Plaza Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Rose is an intimate portrait of Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, Camelot’s “queen mother,” as she retraces the rise and fall of her great family. Based on never-before-heard interviews compiled by distinguished Kennedy biographer Laurence Leamer, returning to the stage after a sold-out Chicago and Off-Broadway run! The show will continue through Dec. 23. To purchase tickets, visit www.miznerparkculturalcenter.com or call 844-672-2849.

ABC Safe Boating Class

Saturday, Dec. 9, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Pompano Beach Sail and Power Squadron

3701 NE 18 Terr.

Pompano Beach 33064

Learn everything you need to operate a boat, including what to do in case of emergency. You will receive your Boating Certificate and Florida boating education card upon completion. The class fee, which includes a boating textbook, is $25 for Broward residents and $60 for all others. For more information or to register, visit www.pompanosafeboating.com or call 754-444-1470.

Zonta Zaturday Zhopping

Thursday, Dec. 9, 2 to 6 p.m.

Charming Charlie in Promenade

4413 Lyons Rd.

Coconut Creek, FL 33073

Shop ‘til you drop. Ten to 20 percent of sales will benefit the Greater Deerfield Beach Zonta Club for community service projects and scholarships. RSVP: carmenellie@gmail.com.

2nd Annual Car Show

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

5050 Wiles Rd.

Coconut Creek, FL 33073

A car show to benefit the Monarch Knights Baseball Team (Trophies). There will be Food Trucks and vendors. Car clubs always welcome!

Garden Club meets

Monday, Dec. 11, noon to 2 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The Pompano Beach Garden Club is a non-profit organization. The meeting is open to the public. The program is “Holiday Designs.” For more information, call 954-253-9938.

Shred-A-Thon & Operation Medicine Cabinet

Saturday, Dec. 9, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Deerfield Beach substation

580 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

The prescription drug take-back program, operating under the name Operation Medicine Cabinet, allows participants to turn in unused or expired prescription medication to receive a $5 gift card provided by the Sheriff’s Foundation of Broward County (while supplies last, limit one per family).

The Shred-A-Thon provides residents with a safe way to dispose of their personal documents, check stubs, credit card offers, receipts and any other paperwork that contains sensitive information. The service is free of charge. There’s a limit of five boxes per person. Documents destroyed are shredded by Safeguard Document Destruction. For more information about the event, call 954-831-8902.

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Riptide Music Festival

Saturday, Dec. 2, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Ft. Lauderdale Beach Park

1100 Seabreeze Blvd.

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Cage The Elephant, Weezer, Andrew Mcmahon, Boyz II Men, Salt-n-Pepa, Loverboy and more will be playing at this 2-day event. Shuttle parking lots open at 10 a.m. Saturday & Sunday. On Sunday, showtimes will be 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. To purchase tickets, visit www.riptidefest.com/tickets.

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, Dec. 2, 9 to 11:30 a.m.

Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Enjoy breakfast, photos with Santa, arts & crafts. Family of four is $10 with $5 each additional person. Organized by Deerfield Beach Historical Society. For more information, call 954-429-0378 or visit www.deerfield-history.com.

Ocean Way Holiday

Saturday, Dec. 2, 5 to 9 p.m.

International Fishing Pier

200 NE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Join the City for the Annual Deerfield Beach Ocean Way Holiday Celebration. Bring the entire family out for a magical evening. Enjoy musical performances, kids activities, photos with Santa, tasty holiday treats, ice skating by the ocean and snow showering all night! For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Cocktails with Santa

Thursday, Dec. 7, 6 to 9 p.m.

Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Enjoy some libations and good company. Holiday foods and sweet treats. $20 donation. Extra fee to take pics with Santa. R.S.V.P. to judithofdfb@gmail.com.

Yuletide Parade

Thursday, Dec. 7, 6:30 p.m.

McNab Park

2250 E. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Yuletide Parade is back on Atlantic Boulevard! They are looking for parade participants. The parade will be starting from Riverside Drive, heading west on Atlantic Boulevard and ending at McNab Park with a holiday celebration to include children’s activities, inflatable slides, glitter tattoos, and, of course, Santa Claus! Mayor Lamar Fisher will light the community Yuletide Tree to officially ring in the holiday season in Pompano Beach. For more information, call 954-786-4111.

Save the Date: ABC Safe Boating Class

Saturday, Dec. 9, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Pompano Beach Sail and Power Squadron

3701 NE 18 Terr.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

This class includes learning what to do in emergencies and basic seamanship education. You will receive your Boating Certificate and Florida boating education card upon completion. The class fee, which includes a boating text book, is $25 per person for Broward Residents and $60 for all others. For more information or to register, visit www.pompanosafeboating.com or call 754-444-1470.

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, Dec. 9, 9 to 11 a.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

He’s making his list and checking it twice! This is your chance to eat breakfast and play games with Santa Claus. Please consider donating a toy for the less fortunate. $7 for admission. For more information, call 954-786-4111.

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Emoticoncert 2: The Spirit of Giving

Saturday, Nov. 25, 2 p.m.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Presented by South Florida Chamber Ensemble (SFCE). Dancers join the SFCE trio for a performance of Tchaikovsky’s joyful Nutcracker ballet paired with the happiest American ballet ever written, Aaron Copland’s Rodeo. To purchase tickets, visit www.ccpompano.org.

Fleetwood Mac Tribute

Saturday, Nov 25, 8 to 11 p.m.

Galuppi’s

1103 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

The Definitive Fleetwood Mac Show is one that fans will look forward to seeing with a cast of well-known local artists, including Melinda Elena as Stevie Nicks, Eddie Jelley as Lindsey Buckingham, Larry Quadagno at Mick Fleetwood, Howie Hughes as John McVie and Eldad Kira as the keys of Christine McVie. This tribute has been called “one of the most authentic Fleetwood Mac experiences” in South Florida! There’s no charge to attend this free concert on the patio. Tributes and Popular Bands are at Galuppi’s every Friday and Saturday night. For more information, visit www.galuppis.com or call 954-785-0226.

Tuesday Night Beach Dances

Tuesday, Nov. 28, 7 to 9 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Johnny Vincent will be playing for your entertainment just south of Hillsboro Boulevard at the ocean. Wear your dancing shoes and bring your beach chair for a fun evening under the stars. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Save the Date: Ocean Way Holiday

Saturday, Dec. 2, 5 to 9 p.m.

International Fishing Pier

200 NE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Join the city for the Annual Deerfield Beach Ocean Way Holiday Celebration. Bring the entire family out for a magical evening as we celebrate the season. Enjoy musical performances, kids activities, photos with Santa, tasty holiday treats, ice skating by the ocean and snow showering all night! For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Riptide Music Festival

Saturday, Dec. 2, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Ft. Lauderdale Beach Park

1100 Seabreeze Blvd.

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316

Cage The Elephant, Weezer, Andrew Mcmahon In The Wilderness, Portugal, The Man, and many more bands will be playing at this two-day event. Shuttle parking lots open at 10 a.m. Saturday & 10 a.m. Sunday. On Sunday, the showtimes will be 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. To purchase tickets, visit www.riptidefest.com/tickets.

Yuletide Parade

Thursday, Dec. 7, 6:30 p.m.

McNab Park

2250 E. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Yuletide Parade is back on Atlantic Boulevard! They are looking for parade participants. The parade will be starting from Riverside Drive, heading west on Atlantic Boulevard and ending at McNab Park. For more information, call 954-786-4111.

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, Dec. 9, 9 to 11 a.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

He’s making his list and checking it twice! This is your chance to eat breakfast and play games with Santa Claus. Please consider donating a toy for the less fortunate. $7 for admission. For more information, call 954-786-4111.

ABC Safe Boating Class

Saturday, Dec. 9, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Pompano Beach Sail and Power Squadron

3701 NE 18 Terr.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

This class includes local boating knowledge, what to do in emergencies, and basic seamanship education. You will receive your Boating Certificate and Florida boating education card upon completion. The class fee, which includes a boating textbook, is $25 per person. for Broward Residents and $60 for all others. For more information or to register, visit www.pompanosafeboating.com or call 754-444-1470.

55th Annual Pompano Beach Boat Parade

Sunday, Dec. 10, 5 to 9 p.m.

Starts at Lake Santa Barbara

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

The parade starts at 6:30 p.m. Boats leave Santa Barbara and head north to Hillsboro Boulevard. Enter your boat for free! Chance to win one of three cash prizes. Captains get goody bags filled with great items from chamber members plus a free DVD of the boat parade, T-shirts and social media exposure for their business. Places where you can view the parade are Sands Harbor Resort (where the judges will be), Two Georges at the Cove, Houston’s, The Rusty Hook, Harbors Edge Park and Alsdorf Park. Get a registration form from rbunker@paymaster.com.

Season of Wonders”

Sunday Dec. 10, 10 a.m.

Community Presbyterian Church

1920 SE 4 St,

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Presentation of the cantata. This expressive work is filled with classic carols, as well as newly composed anthems and encourages us to ponder the miracles surrounding the birth of Jesus.

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An Evening with Gatsby”

Friday, Nov. 17, 6 to 10 p.m.

Sample-McDougald House

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

There will be specialty 1920s cocktails, beer, wine & hors d’oeuvres, dancing and live Jazz band, a silent & live auction, valet parking, cigar-rolling station, awards for best Gatsby attire, vintage photo station & more. 1920s Cocktail & Black Tie Attire Encouraged. Funds raised at the event directly support the Sample-McDougald House’s ongoing preservation of the historic house, educational programming for all ages, interpretive daily tours and community programs. $100 (or $1000 per table for 10). For more information, call 754-307-5446.

Pompano Pier Food Truck Round Up

Friday, Nov. 17, 6 to 10 p.m.

Pompano Beach Fishing Pier

222 N. Pompano Beach Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Food Trucks, music and fun! Bring blankets and folding chairs since seating is limited. Great entertainment, full bar. For more information, call 954-786-7824.

Beach Sounds — High Tolerance

Friday, Nov. 17, 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Family friendly concert series. Bring blankets or chairs, or sit on beach sand and listen as High Tolerance performs. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

MADD Candlelight Vigil

Friday, Nov. 17, 7 to 9 p.m.

Herb Skolnick Community Center

800 SW 36 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33069

Please join the City of Pompano to honor and remember victims and survivors of impaired driving crashes. For more information, contact MADD Victim Advocate Maegan Aja at Maegan.aja@madd.org.

Granny’s Attic

Saturday, Nov. 18, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Bargain hunters rejoice! Huge garage sale with over 80 vendors. Features housewares, toys, collectibles, tools and more! Food and drinks available for purchase. For more information, call 954-786-4111.

Annual Community Turkey Giveaway

Saturday, Nov. 18, noon

Delta Lodge #519

159 SW 1 Terr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Every year, the Delta Lodge and the Louise Court #84 Heriones of Jerico, PHA, along with the Broward Sheriff’s Office and a lot of sponsors host a turkey giveaway event for those in need.

Zonta Club meets

Tuesday, Nov. 21, 11:45 a.m.

DoubleTree by Hilton

100 Fairway Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

This organization of executives and professionals works together to advance the statuses of women locally and worldwide through service and advocacy. Come find out more about the group at this luncheon. Guest speaker: Mary Reidel, executive director of Women in Distress. For more information, contact Sandy Manning at bosanboc@bellsouth.net.

Save the Date: Kiwanis West Annual Christmas Auction

Saturday, Dec. 2, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Holiday fun. Food will be provided free of charge.

Yuletide Parade

Thursday, Dec. 7, 6:30 p.m.

McNab Park

2250 E. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Yuletide Parade is back on Atlantic Boulevard! They are looking for parade participants. The parade will be starting from Riverside Drive, heading west on Atlantic Boulevard and ending at McNab Park. For more information, call 954-786-4111.

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Fallen Heroes Ceremony

Thursday, Nov. 9, 9 to 10 a.m.

Pompano Beach High School

600 NE 13 Ave.,

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

There will be a ceremony celebrating fallen heroes with flag retirement, a gun salute and special guest speakers. For more information, call 754-322-2000.

Veterans Day event

Saturday, Nov. 11, 9 to 11 a.m.

Boca Raton Cemetery

449 SW 4 Ave.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Featuring veterans groups, city officials, music by Ft. Lauderdale Highlanders and Boca Raton Community High School Band, drills by Boca Raton Community High School NJROTC, Boca Raton Police and Fire Honor Guards. Volunteers provided by Boca Raton Kiwanis. For more information, call 561-393-7807.

Veterans Day Concert

Saturday, Nov. 11, 7 to 9 p.m.

Mizner Park Amphitheater

590 Plaza Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Free concert featuring the Florida Wind Symphony: “An American Tribute.” For more information, call 561-393-7807.

Watercolor classes

Saturday, Nov. 11, 10 a.m. to noon

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The class is for all skill levels. $25 per class. Held every Saturday through April 2018. For information, call 954-920-4574.

Arts ‘n Crafts” Sale

Saturday, Nov. 11, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Handmade arts and crafts. Loads of creative crafts for gift-giving. Be a vendor or a shopper. For more information, call 954-429-0378.

Gridiron Grill-Off Food & Wine Festival

Saturday, Nov. 11, noon to 4 p.m.

Pompano Beach Amphitheater

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

It’s time to gear up for a weekend of food, football, music and philanthropy at this event presented by the University of Miami Health System. Miami Dolphins legends and top South Florida chefs are in position to compete at the eighth annual culinary showdown. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit www.gridirongrilloff.com.

Hillsboro Lighthouse Tour

Sunday, Nov. 12, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Alsdorf Park

2974 NE 14 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

The first boat leaves the dock at 9 a.m. Boats leaving approximately every hour. Arrive at dock 10-20 minutes before departure time. $25 per person. For more information, including requirements to climb lighthouse, email information@hillsborolighthouse.org, call 954-942-2102 or visit www.hillsborolighthouse.org/tours.

Pompano Beach Garden Club meeting

Monday, Nov. 13, 12:30 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Open to the public. Topic: “Bromelaids” by Mike Michalski. For more information, call Cindy at 954-253-9938.

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Exercise Classes

Thursday, Nov. 2, 9 to 9:45 a.m.

Steeple on the Beach (Briggs Hall)

1920 SE 5 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Strength & Balance Classes: Improve your flexibility, focus & overall movement. Sitting & standing with a chair. The goal is for you to move up to their cardio Zumba Gold class. Silver Sneakers welcome! Walk-ins: $7 a class! Classes continue every Tuesday and Thursday from 9 to 9:45 a.m. For more information and to sign up, call Angel at 954-224-0886.

American Idiot” play

Thursday, Nov. 2, 8 p.m.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Outré Theater Company brings Green Day’s punk opera “American Idiot” to South Florida. Written as a response to the political climate of the era of “extraordinary rendition,” the Patriot Act and “freedom fries,” “American Idiot” follows three friends as they struggle to choose between their dreams and the gray anesthesia of suburbia. To purchase tickets, visit www.ccpompano.org.

First Responder/Veterans Appreciation Breakfast

Thursday, Nov. 2, 7:30 to 9 a.m.

The DoubleTree by Hilton

100 Fairway Drive

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

This is the first year the Deerfield Beach Chamber will honor each attending vet with a small token of appreciation as well as a breakfast. If you would like to “Sponsor a vet” please send an email to Daisja Brinson at info@Deerfieldchamber.com. The cost is $20 per vet and includes their breakfast and a small gift. The cost to attend for members is $25 at door and non-members is $30 at door. For more information, call 954-427-1050.

Old Town Untapped

Friday, Nov. 3, 6 to 9 p.m.

Bailey Contemporary Arts

41 NE 1 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Brew Bash at BaCA! Old Town Untapped is South Florida’s premiere Craft Brew and Arts Festival. A night filled with free craft beer samples from Pompano’s own breweries, live music, food trucks, art and more! This event will be held the 1st Friday of each month in front of Bailey Contemporary Arts. For more information, call 954-786-7824.

Pompano Green Market

Saturday, Nov. 4, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

NE 1 Avenue & Atlantic Boulevard.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

A locally-produced open air market featuring the best of local fruits and vegetables, baked goods, fresh seafood, gourmet teas and coffee, specialty food items, as well as homemade crafts, health-related products and live music. Every Saturday through April. Dogs welcome. For more information, email greenmarketpompano@gmail.com or call 954-786-7824.

First Annual Ryan Owens Memorial Run

Saturday, Nov. 4, 8 a.m.

The beach across from the Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Presented by the City of Deerfield Beach and the Naked Warrior Project, this event is a four-mile beach run to celebrate and honor the life of SOCS (SEAL) William Ryan Owens, who was killed in combat in Yemen on Jan. 29, 2017. The kid’s fun run will begin at 9:30 a.m. The finish line festival will feature food trucks and a beer garden for race participants. To register online, visit www.active.com/deerfield-beach-fl/running/trail-heads/ryan-owens-memorial-run-2017. For the video of Ryan Owens, visit www.DFB.City. For more information about the race and other memorial events or to become a sponsor, visit www.nakedwarriorproject.org.

Pompano Chamber’s golf tournament

Saturday, Nov. 4, 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Pompano Beach Municipal
Signature Greg Norman Course

1101 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Tee off will begin at 9 a.m. The fee for the tournament is $125 per Ggolfer. $600 for sponsorship, including foursome, tee sign and lunch. For more information, e-mail Shanna Benson at sbenson@pompanobeachchamber.com. To register, visit www.pompanobeachchamber.chambermaster.com/eventregistration/register/677963.

Day of the Dead Margarita Festival

Saturday, Nov. 4, 11 a.m.

Tijuana Taxi Co.

1015 S. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

DJ MONSTA from Power 96 will be hosting. There will be giveaways, special margarita flavors, frosty Coronas, balloon art & face painting, cotton candy, delicious food, sugar skull coloring pages, costumes, Modelo & Herradura promos, raffles & great music! For more information, call 954-708-2775.

150 Charity Dinner

Saturday, Nov. 4, 6 to 10 p.m.

Pompano Beach Airpark

1001 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Join the Exchange Club of Pompano Beach for their Charity Dinner and Auction. This year will be on a Sheltair jet hangar. There will be an exotic car and airplane show, tapsnap photo booth, full open bar, seafood raw bar, buffet, live band and dancing, casino tables, live silent and Chinese auctions, and a 50/50 drawdown wine wagon and booze cooler drawings. Proceeds will go towards the charities they support. Tickets are $150/person and may be purchased at www.exchangeclubofpompanobeach.com/wp/150-dinner. Sponsorship opportunities are also available, ranging from $150 to $6,000. For more information, e-mail exchange150dinner@gmail.com

St. Paul the Apostle “Annual Christmas Boutique”

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

Sunday, Nov. 5, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

2700 NE 36 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Handmade decorations, unique crafts, knitted & crocheted items created by the Ladies of St. Paul’s Church, baked goods and special raffles .

50th Anniversary of the Dedication of the Sanctuary

Sunday, Nov. 5, 11 a.m.

Unity of Pompano

261 SE 13 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Special Guest Speaker Reverend Donna Johnson, president & CEO of Unity Worldwide Ministries. Ric Green, president & CEO of The Greater Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce, will be present to deliver some special remarks. There will be a fellowship potluck luncheon and guests can participate in the Q&A session with Reverend Donna Johnson immediately following the service. All are welcome; love offering basis. For more information, call 954-946-0857.

Save the Date:

John Offerdahl’s Gridiron Grill-Off Food & Wine Festival

Saturday, Nov. 11, Noon to 4 p.m.

Pompano Beach Amphitheater

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

It’s time to gear up for a weekend of food, football, music and philanthropy during John Offerdahl’s Gridiron Grill-Off Food and Wine Festival, presented by the University of Miami Health System. Miami Dolphins legends and top South Florida chefs are in position to compete at the eighth annual culinary showdown. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit www.gridirongrilloff.com.

Arts ‘n Crafts” Sale

Saturday, Nov. 11, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Handmade arts and crafts. Loads of creative crafts for gift-giving. Be a vendor or a shopper. For more information, call 954-429-0378.

Pompano Beach Garden Club meeting

Monday, Nov. 13, 12:30 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Open to the public. Topic: “Bromelaids” by Mike Michalski. For more information, call Cindy at 954-253-9938.

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Kiwanis Charity Golf Tournament

Saturday, Oct. 28, 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Crystal Lake Golf Club

3810 Crystal Lake Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33064

Time to hit the links for a good cause. This annual Kiwanis of Deerfield Beach event benefits a long list of local charities. There is also lunch, awards, a silent auction and raffles. Plus, you can get free drinks on the course. $125/ individual; $500/ Foursome. For registration and more information, call Kerri Gordon at 954-980-1833 or visit www.deerfieldbeachkiwanis.org.

Boca Raton Green Market

Saturday, Oct. 28, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Intersection of S. Federal Highway & SE Mizner Blvd.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Each Saturday through May 13, come out to the GreenMarket and pick up some fresh locally-grown fruits and vegetables, herbs, soaps & lotions, juices, potted orchids, ocean shells, fresh cut flowers, plants, fresh baked goods, prepared foods, oils & vinegars, gourmet foods, hydroponic and organic foods, fresh fish and seafood, fresh pasta, doggie treats and more. Listen to music and enjoy. For more information, call 561-299-8684 or e-mail elilly707@aol.com.

Pompano Green Market

Saturday, Oct. 28, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Intersection of NE 1 Ave. & Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Green Market Pompano Beach is a locally-produced open air market featuring local fruits and vegetables, baked goods, fresh seafood, gourmet teas and coffee, specialty food items, as well as homemade crafts, health-related products and live music. Season opens in October and continues every Saturday through April. Dogs welcome. For more information, e-mail greenmarketpompano@gmail.com or call 954-786-7824.

Tuesday Night Beach Dances

Tuesday, Oct. 31, 7 to 9 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Johnny Vincent will be playing just south of Hillsboro Boulevard near the ocean. Wear your dancing shoes and bring your beach chair for a fun evening under the stars. Event is free. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Toys 4 Tots Collection

Wednesday, Nov. 1, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Myers Insurance Agency, Inc.

703 S. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Myers Insurance Agency is happy to sponsor their 8th year collecting toys for the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. Please bring your new unwrapped toys to their office beginning Nov. 1 until Dec. 13. Help make 2017 their best year yet!

Exercise Classes

Thursday, Nov. 2, 9 to 9:45 a.m.

Steeple on the Beach (Briggs Hall)

1920 SE 5 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Strength & Balance Classes: Improve your flexibility, focus & overall movement, Sitting & standing with a chair. The goal is for you to move up to the cardio Zumba Gold class. Silver Sneakers welcome! Walk-ins pay $7 a class! Classes will continue every Tuesday and Thursday from 9 to 9:45 a.m. For more information and to sign up, call Angel at 954-224-0886.

Save the Date: First Annual Ryan Owens Memorial Run

Saturday, Nov. 4, 8 a.m.

On the beach across from Main Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Presented by the City of Deerfield Beach and the Naked Warrior Project, this event is a four-mile beach run to celebrate and honor the life of SOCS (SEAL) William Ryan Owens, who was killed in combat in Yemen on Jan. 29, 2017. The kids fun run will begin at 9:30 a.m. The finish line festival will feature food trucks and a beer garden for race participants. To register online, visit www.active.com/deerfield-beach-fl/running/trail-heads/ryan-owens-memorial-run-2017. For the video of Ryan Owens, visit www.DFB.City. For more information about the race and other memorial events or to become a sponsor, visit www.nakedwarriorproject.org.

Day of the Dead Margarita Festival

Saturday, Nov. 4, 11 a.m.

Tijuana Taxi Co.

1015 S. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

DJ MONSTA from Power 96 will be hosting. There will be giveaways, special margarita flavors, frosty Coronas, balloon art & face painting, cotton candy, delicious food, sugar skull coloring pages, costumes, Modelo & Herradura promos, raffles & great music! For more information, call 954-708-2775.

Pompano Chamber Golf Tournament

Saturday, Nov. 4, 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Pompano Beach Municipal Golf Course

1101 N. Federal Hwy,

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Tee off will begin at 9 a.m. The fee for the tournament is $125 per golfer. $600 for sponsorship, including foursome, tee sign and lunch. For more information, e-mail Shanna Benson at sbenson@pompanobeachchamber.com. To register, visit pompanobeachchamber.chambermaster.com/eventregistration/register/677963.

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