HAPPENINGS

Posted on 24 December 2015 by LeslieM

Holiday Buffet

Friday, Dec. 25, Noon to 5 p.m.

Deer Creek Grille

2801 Deer Creek Country Club Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Start with chowder or salad and continue with options from the carving station and entrees served from silver chafing dishes. $24.95 adults; $11.95 children, plus 20 percent gratuity. See menu and more details in ad on Pg. 14. Reservations required: 954-421-5553.

Boxing Day Bash

Saturday, Dec. 26, 5:45 to 7:45 p.m.

Kingshead Pub

900 E. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The British American Chamber of Commerce holds their annual Boxing Day Bash, including appetizers and one complimentary drink. Members free; non-members $10. For more information, call 954-942-7330.

Backyard Garage Sale

Sunday, Dec. 27, 1 to 4 p.m.

Historical Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Deerfield Beach Historical Society’s “Christmas cleanup” garage sale! Gift basket drawing, food and beverages for sale, entertainment by It Takes Two. Gently-used household items, collectibles, toys and more. Vendor spaces cost $20; bring your own table. For more information, call 561-299-8684.

Horse Camp and Jr. Farmers Camp

Monday Dec. 28 through Wednesday, Dec. 30

Tradewinds Park & Stables

3600 W. Sample Rd., Coconut Creek, FL 33073

Horse camp for ages 9 to 16. $75 per day, includes instruction, riding and horse related activities from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Junior farmers camp, for ages 5 to 8, ($40 per session) includes introduction to basic farming techniques and barnyard animals. Two sessions daily 8:30 a.m. to noon and 12:30 to 4 p.m. Call 954-357-8870.

21st Holiday Fantasy of Lights

Nightly through Jan. 2, 6 to 10 p.m.

Tradewinds Park

3600 W. Sample Rd., Coconut Creek, FL 33073A favorite South Florida tradition! $15 per car; $40 per bus. A portion of proceeds benefits the Alzheimer’s Family Center. This year, plenty of old favorites mingle with exciting new light creations.

Save the Date: 3rd Annual Brandon’s 5K Run for Autism

Saturday, Jan. 9, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Entry $25 in advance; $35 at door. 5K event. Top three in each division receive medals. Event benefits the International Society for Autism, which funds research, scholarships and job training for those affected by Autism. For more information, call 305-305-0540.

Cool Wheels Car Show

Sunday, Jan. 17, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park, Shelter #10

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

$20 advance, $25 at gate. Benefitting the Youth Automotive Training Center. Best in show wins $1,000. Gift bags to first 300 cars. Music, food trucks, raffle, prizes and more. Kustom Kulture artist Ben Mitchell. Visit www.yatc.com.

NEW YEARS

Wednesday, Dec. 30

Pre-New Year’s Eve Party

City Pub

956 N. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Joe Kennedy Band at 8 p.m. Free champagne. Sliders. Giveaways. Call 954-427-8913.

Thursday, Dec. 31

First Night 2016

City of Delray Beach

(Activities located in downtown district)

5 p.m. to midnight

Offers fun and games, music, food and entertainment for the whole family from toddlers to teens. Wristbands are $10 in advance at the Delray Beach City Hall and Public Library, $15 on Dec. 31. Children under 3 free. Visit www.visitdelraybeach.org/firstnight for details.

New Year’s Eve Dinner

Two Georges at The Cove

1645 SE 3 Court

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Two Georges is offering a special New Year’s Eve menu, which includes Stuffed Lobster Tails, Prime Rib of Beef, Lobster Risotto, Grilled Sea Bass and Chicken Chesapeake Béarnaise. Call 954-421-9272.

CEIZS Church

2205 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

9 p.m. Celebration worship service, special music and a dinner party.

Have more New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day events, let us know and we will add next week.

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HAPPENINGS

Posted on 17 December 2015 by LeslieM

Note: Dates and times may change. Contact venues to confirm.

LHP Garden Club Holiday Luncheon

Thursday, Dec. 17, 11 a.m.

Lighthouse Point Yacht and Racquet Club

2701 NE 42 St., Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Table Designs for the Holidays” presented by Inger Jones, NGC Accredited Flower Show Judge and Cindy Rieger, NGC Accredited Master Flower Show Judge. Bake sale and raffles. $30 per person. RSVP: 954-942-4957.

Winter Wonderland

Thursday, Dec. 17, 3 to 5 p.m.

Villages of Hillsboro Park

4111 NW 6 St., Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

An afternoon of wintery fun with two giant snow hills! Horse-drawn hayride, refreshments, holiday treats and a visit from Santa.

Celebrate the holidays with Harpist Lisa

Thursday, Dec.17, 5 p.m.

Percy White Library

837 E. Hillsboro Blvd., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The Deerfield Beach Library offers holiday music performed by Harpist Lisa. Includes pop, Broadway, Top 10 hits and movie themes. Sponsored by the Friends of the Deerfield Beach Percy White Library.

Revival!

Thursday, Dec. 18 and Friday Dec. 19, 7 p.m.

First Zion Missionary Baptist Church

125 SW 1 Ct., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Reverend Toby Philpart, pastor of the New Bethel Baptist Church in West Palm Beach, will join us for revival and worship. Don’t miss this great man of God! Call 954-428-1550.

Mardi Gras Casino Night

Friday, Dec. 18, 10 a.m. bus departs

St. Ambrose Catholic Church Men’s Club

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

Bus will leave St. Ambrose parking lot at 10 a.m. sharp. You must bring a Mardi Gras Casino Player’s Card, or your Drivers License or Passport. $15 per person. $5 free play. $3 food coupon. Call Jerry Mann, 954-856-6062, for info.

Community Christmas Dinner

Saturday, Dec. 19, noon

Masonic Delta Lodge #519

159 SW 1 Terr., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Open to the public. Free.

Snow Day

Saturday, Dec. 19, 2 to 9 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free. Activities and rides for all ages. Arts and crafts, raffles, live entertainment, special visit from Santa – small fee for Santa photos.

Boca Raton Boat Parade

Saturday, Dec. 19, 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Intracoastal Waterway

From C-15 canal (Delray/Boca line) to the Hillsboro Bridge.

Includes fireworks display with viewing areas at Red Reef Park and Silver Palm Park. Bridges at Spanish River Blvd., Palmetto Park Blvd. and Camino Real will each be open for 30 minutes as the boats pass.

Boca Raton Bowl

Tuesday, Dec. 22, 7 p.m.

FAU Stadium, FAU Blvd., Boca Raton, FL 33431

This year, Temple University meets the University of Toledo. Boca singer/songwriter Kendra Erika will perform the National Anthem. Kickoff at 7 p.m. Game broadcast by ESPN. Tickets are available at www.espnevents.com/boca-raton-bowl/tickets/.

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Watch the Boat Parade LIVE on ObserverTV

Posted on 11 December 2015 by LeslieM

Tune in this Sunday evening, December 13th to watch the Pompano Beach Boat Parade LIVE on ObserverTV!

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HAPPENINGS

Posted on 10 December 2015 by LeslieM

Note: Dates and times may change. Contact venues to confirm.

Cocktails with Santa

Thursday, Dec. 10, 5 to 8:30 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The Deerfield Historical Society invites you to join them for some holiday cheer. Music, food, beverages and Santa! $10.

Friends of the Arboretum

Thursday, Dec. 10, 7 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Arboretum

Constitution Park

2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Free. Mike Purcell, superintendant of Parks and Recreation for Deerfield Beach, will talk about all the recreational opportunities offered in the city. Plant giveaway. For info., call 954-480-4495 or visit www.treezoo.com.

Youth Ministry Yard Sale

Friday, Dec. 11, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Saturday Dec. 12, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

First Christian Church

1960 NE 34 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

All monies raised will support Youth Ministry at First Christian Church Summer Camp Program, Furniture, bunk bed, electric hover-round, household items, clothes.

Movies in the Park: The Santa Clause

Friday, Dec. 11, 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.

Scuba Santa Photos

Saturday, Dec. 12, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Aquatic Center

501 SE 6 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Rescheduled from last week. Have pictures taken underwater with Scuba Santa. Must be able to swim and hold your breath for at least 5 seconds. $5.

BYOD (Dog) to meet Santa

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

Pompano Citi Centre

1955 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Bring your furry friend and your camera for doggy fun and free photos with Santa. Pile o’snow, live performances, arts and crafts, games and more.

FHS Yard Sale

Saturday, Dec. 12, 8 a.m. to noon

Florida Humane Society

3870 Powerline Rd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33073

Gently used baby items, toys, clothing, household goods and more. For info., call 954-974-6152.

LHP DAR honors veterans

Saturday, Dec. 12, noon

Pompano City Cemetery

400 SE 23 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

The Lighthouse Point chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution is partnering with Wreaths Across America to honor fallen heroes and veterans. Fresh wreaths will be placed on veterans’ graves. To sponsor a wreath, call 954-614-1715.

Car Show and Grand Opening

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

Java Express

10 SW 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Free — car show and grand opening of Java Express. All kinds of cars – antique, muscle, new, custom. DJ and music. Lunch specials and family fun. For info., call 561-704-0669.

Brown Ballerina Block Party

Saturday, Dec. 12, 8 p.m.

Ali Cultural Arts Center

353 MLK Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

$10, Pompano residents; $20, non-residents. Screening of film Brown Ballerina, appearances by film’s director and producer, live dance performances, live painting, poetry, music and more. For info., call 954-786-7824 or visit www.aliculturalarts.org.

Christmas Music Presentation

Sunday, Dec. 13, 10 a.m.

Community Presbyterian Church

1920 SE 5 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Featuring “A Christmas Rose” cantata, with local violinist Anne Allaire accompanying the Chancel Choir. Refreshments. For info., call 954-427-0222.

Holiday Pet Adoption Event

Sunday, Dec. 13, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Toyota of Deerfield Beach

1441 S. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Many adoptable pups — all shapes, sizes and breeds to choose from. Free food/drinks. For info., call 877-874-8290 or www.toyotaofdeerfield beach.com.

Pompano Holiday Boat Parade

Sunday, Dec. 13, 6 p.m.

Intracoastal Waterway in Pompano Beach

Free. Decorated and lighted boats cruise the Intracoastal Waterway in this favorite holiday event sponsored by the Pompano Chamber of Commerce. For info., call 954-941-2940.

The Nutcracker

Sunday, Dec. 13, 3 p.m.

Herb Skolnick Center

800 SW 36 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The Saladino Dance School presents seasonal dance favorite, The Nutcracker. Call for tickets, 561-251-8683.

Christmas Light Tours

Wednesday, Dec. 15, 6 to 9 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

$5 adults, $2 kids 12 and under. Get into the glow of the holiday with this cruise through the Tradewinds Park Christmas Light Exhibit and tour of local neighborhoods.

Save the Date!: Mardi Gras Casino Night

Friday, Dec. 18, 10 a.m. bus departs

St. Ambrose Catholic Church Men’s Club

380 S. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

$15 per person. $5 free play. $3 food coupon. Bus will leave St. Ambrose parking lot at 10 a.m. sharp. You most bring a Mardi Gras Casino Player’s Card, or your Drivers License or Passport. Call Jerry Mann, 954-856-6062.

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HAPPENINGS

Posted on 03 December 2015 by LeslieM

Note: Dates and times may change. Contact venues to confirm.

Yuletide Parade and Celebration

Thursday, Dec. 3, 6:30 p.m.

City of Pompano Beach

2400 E. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Dazzling floats, marching bands, dancers, fire clowns, amazing entertainment and Santa Claus himself! Festivities conclude within McNab Park with tree lighting, fireworks, children’s activities, entertainment and more. Parade route starts at Riverside Drive and heads west on Atlantic Blvd. to McNab Park. Call 954-786-4111.

Everlasting Joy!

Friday, Dec. 4 through Sunday, Dec. 13

Trinity Church of Lighthouse Point

3901 NE 22 Ave.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Based on Dickens’ The Christmas Carol. Presented by Revelation Ministries performing arts group. Not suitable for children 4 and under. $25 adults, $10 children 12 and under. www.revelationministries.com.

Hillsboro Lighthouse tour

Saturday Dec. 5, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Alsdorf Park

2974 NE 14 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Transportation is by boat. Shuttle boats run hourly from Alsdorf Park. Must wear flat, closed shoes, be 4 ft. tall to climb the tower. No pets. $25, free to HLPS members. Paid parking. Visit www.hillsborolighthouse.org/tours.

Handmade holiday gifts

Saturday, Dec. 5, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Florida Humane Society

3870 N. Powerline Rd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33073

Craft sale benefits the Florida Humane Society. Call 954-974-6152.

Scuba Santa photos

Saturday, Dec. 5, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Aquatic Center

501 SE 6 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Have pictures taken underwater with Scuba Santa. Must be able to swim and hold your breath for at least 5 seconds. $5.

Bookstore Grand Opening

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

Daily Reprieve Boutique

201 N. Federal Hwy., Ste. 115

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Christian and Recovery boutique bookstore. Faith-based and 12 Step books available, as well as gifts and jewelry. Food, music and more! Call 754-212-2369.

Ocean Way Holiday

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

International Fishing Pier and along Ocean Way

200 NE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free. Come see the lights, feel the snow flurries and watch performances by local schools. Activities available for kids, as well as photos with Santa, holiday treats, vendors and more.

Holiday Music Concert

Sunday, Dec. 6, 3 p.m.

Community Presbyterian Church

1920 SE 4 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free. Donations accepted. Come and sing along with holiday favorites, then enjoy hot chocolate, spiced cider and cookies. Call 954-427-0222.

Live Nativity Scene and Celebration

Tuesday, Dec. 8, 6 p.m.

Trinity Church of Lighthouse Point

3901 NE 22 Ave.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Christmas carolers at 6:45 p.m. Live nativity begins at 7:15 p.m. Hot dogs, snacks and drinks for sale.

Ice Cream Social with Santa

Wednesday, Dec. 9, 6 to 8 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Make your own sundae, meet Santa, do arts and crafts. Prizes for singing best Christmas song. $2 adults, $1 kids 12 and under.

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, Dec. 5

Deerfield Beach

9 to 11:30 a.m.

Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Santa will have a hot breakfast with boys and girls on his Nice List. Photos and crafts. $10 for family of four; $5 ea. additional person. Call 954-429-0378.

Lighthouse Point

10 a.m. to noon

Lighthouse Point Fire Station

3740 NE 22 Ave.

Lighthouse Point, Florida 33064

Open to all Lighthouse Point children 12 and under. Please donate an unwrapped gift for Toys for Tots, accepting toys for all ages from babies to teens. Call 954-941-2624.

Pompano Beach

10 a.m. (followed by Family Fun day 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

Pompano Citi Centre

1955 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Enjoy a continental Breakfast with Santa sponsored by J.C. Penney, with delicious milk and cookies provided by Subway! Free Family Fun Day begins at 11a.m. with face painters, DJ and arts and crafts. $5 per child, $10 per adult. Purchase tickets at www.PompanoCityCentre.com.

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HAPPENINGS

Posted on 27 November 2015 by LeslieM

Note: Dates and times may change. Please contact venues to confirm.

Food Drive at Cinépolis USA

Now through Dec. 4

Cinépolis USA Movie Theatre

3984 W Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Going to the movies? Help the community at the same time by donating non-perishable food items. Donors who bring two non-perishable items will receive a free popcorn. Donations will go to Feeding South Florida and Agape Food Bank. Call 954-571-2445.

Light Up Downtown Boca Celebration

Wednesday, Nov. 25, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Mizner Park Amphitheatre

590 Plaza Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Boca’s annual tree lighting and outdoor celebration includes snow mountain, entertainment, carnival rides, carolers, childrens crafts and more.

Santa’s Arrival Snow Party

Friday, Nov. 27, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre

1955 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Hourly snowfall. Free pictures with Santa (bring your own camera). Family fun includes Elfie Selfie dress-up station, face painter, Write Letters to Santa, DJ, arts and crafts. Raffle giveaway for Breakfast with Santa. Visit www.PompanoCityCentre.com.

6th Annual Light up MLK

plus Gospel Concert

Saturday, Nov. 28, 5 to 8 pm.

Annie Adderly Gillis Park

601 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Free. Emcee Rodney Baltimore. Tree lighting at 7 p.m. Following the festivities, The Ali Cultural Arts Center at 353 Hammondville Rd. will host a concert by critically acclaimed Gospel singer, Giel. Concert: $10 per person. Call 954-786-7824 or visit www.aliarts.org.

Backyard Holiday Arts and Crafts Sale

Sunday, Nov. 29, 1 to 4 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd,

Deerfield Beach FL 33441

Sundays at the Butler House features holiday arts and crafts – be a buyer or a seller under the Big Banyan Tree this week. Florida Highwayman painter R.L. Lewis Jr. will display his art and sign copies of his new book. Music, gift drawing, food and good times. Call 561-299-8684.

Women in Distress Toy Drive

Dec. 1 to 4; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Dec. 7 to 11: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Dec. 14 to 18: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Jim and Jan Moran Family Center

4700 NW 3 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33064

Donate new, unwrapped toys for babies and children, gifts for teens, and gifts for moms and dads that kids can select from to give their parents. Gift cards and wrapping paper also needed. Visit www.womenindistress.org or call Eileen Trower at 954-760-9800 ext. 1246.

14th Annual Lighthouse A’Glow

Wednesday Dec. 2, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Frank McDonough Park

3500 NE 27 Ave.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Free. Spend an enchanted evening with family and friends. Come out to meet Santa, enjoy some holiday refreshments and caroling.

Jungle Queen cruise for seniors

Wednesday, Dec. 2, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Departs from Highlands Community Center

511 NE 44 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Age 55 and over. Bus ride to the Jungle Queen for a 90-minute cruise along the historic New River viewing spectacular homes and yachts. Includes lunch at Golden Corral following the tour. $20 per person. Register at any community center or www.deerfield-beach.com/registration.

Yuletide Parade and Celebration

Thursday, Dec. 3, 6:30 p.m.

City of Pompano Beach

2400 E. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Parade route starts at Riverside Drive and heads west on Atlantic Blvd. to McNab Park. Dazzling floats, marching bands, dancers, fire clowns, amazing entertainment, and Santa Claus himself! Events in the park include tree lighting, fireworks, children’s activities, entertainment and more. Call 954-786-4111.

Save the Date:

Ocean Way Holiday Celebration

Dec. 5, 5 to 9 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Pier

Snow showers, Activities for kids, photos with Santa, holiday treats, vendors, and more.

Santa’s Switchboard

Wednesday, Dec. 9 and Thursday Dec. 10

Free. Jolly Old St. Nick will be making personal phone calls to children in Pompano Beach between 4 and 7 p.m. Santa speaks English, Spanish and Creole! Sign up in advance at www.pompanobeachfl.gov under “Events”, or visit the Emma Lou Olson Civic Center at 1801 NE 6 St., Pompano, Beach, FL, 33060, to fill out a form.

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HAPPENINGS

Posted on 19 November 2015 by LeslieM

Note: Dates and times may change.

Contact venues to confirm.

Food Drive

Now through Dec. 4

Cinépolis USA Movie Theater

3984 W Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Going to the movies? Help the community at the same time by donating non-perishable food items. Donors who bring two non-perishable items will receive a free popcorn. Donations will go to Feeding South Florida and Agape Food Bank. Call 954-571-2445.

Lighthouse Point Garden Club meets

Thursday, Nov. 19, 11 a.m.

St. Paul’s Education Hall

2700 E. Sample Rd.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Linda Whitman, resident Landscape Architect of the City of Coconut Creek, will present “Vertical Gardening – what’s on your wall”. Raffle. Light refreshments. Visit www.lhpgc.org or call Inger Jones 954-942-9310.

6th Annual Boca Raton Food & Wine Festival

Friday Nov. 20 through Sunday Nov. 22

VIP Dinner Under the Stars & Vineyard Party,

Friday, 7 to 10 p.m.

Grand Tasting, Saturday, 6 to 10 p.m.

Craft Brew Battle, Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

Florida Atlantic University

777 Glades Road

Boca Raton, FL 33431

A smorgasboard of flavor and fun — food, wine, craft beers, entertainment and more! For more information, call 561-338-7594 or visit www.bocaratonwineandfoodfestival.com.

Women in Distress Food Drive

Nov. 19 to 20: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; 3 to 6 p.m.

Nov. 23: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Nov. 24: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Nov. 25: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Jim and Jan Moran Family Center

4700 NW 3 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33064

Donate non-perishable food items (canned, boxed, jars, paper goods). In lieu of perishable food (turkeys, hams, etc.), please donate grocery store gift cards. Visit womenindistress.org or call Eileen Trower at 954-760-9800 ext. 1246.

Youth Ministry Yard Sale

Friday, Nov. 20, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 21, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

First Christian Church

1860 NE 39 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Furniture, household items, clothes, toys, books. All funds support the youth ministry and pre-school.

Beach Sounds

Friday, Nov. 20, 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free. Bring blankets and chairs and enjoy the performance by Crowded Streets – Dave Matthews Tribute. Note: Portions of Ocean Way and the main parking lot will be closed from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. for the concert. Visit www.deerfield-beach.com/beachsounds or call 954-480-4429.

Boy Scout Troop 119 Craft/ Rummage Sale

Saturday, Nov. 21, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

St. Ambrose Catholic Church

380 S. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Rummage sale for troop 119, arts and crafts, car wash and more! Call Robin Lewis at 954-895-0500.

Miles for Smiles Walk/ Fest

Saturday, Nov. 21, 8 a.m. to noon

Pompano Beach Elks Lodge

700 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

12th annual. $20 for pre-registration; $25 at event. Broward Children’s Center benefit for medically fragile individuals. Circle the four-mile Pompano Beach Air Park trail and celebrate at the finish line with food and entertainment. Register at www.bcckids.org.

South Florida Kids Got Talent” Auditions

Saturday, Nov. 21, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tradewinds Park & Stables

3600 W. Sample Rd.

Coconut Creek, FL 33066

Auditions open to solo or group singers who are South Florida residents aged 5 – 17. Competitors must pre-register at 954-446-0814. Final competition to be held Jan. 30.

Grow Deerfield” Green Market

Sunday, Nov. 22, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Pioneer Park

217 NE 5 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The “Grow Deerfield” Green Market offers farm fresh produce, plants and flowers, baked goods, prepared foods and more. Every other Sunday. Call 954-429-0378 for information.

Pet CPR Course

Sunday, Nov. 22, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Florida Humane Society

3870 N. Powerline Rd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33073

Save your pet in an emergency with CPR and first aid techniques. Please bring an item to donate to Florida Humane Society, such as paper towels, bleach, cat litter. Space limited; register in advance at www.PetTech.net. For Pet CPR or human CPR classes, call CPR Training 2 Go, 954-461-8203.

Save the Date:

Deerfield High Class of 1975 Reunion, multiple events on Dec. 4 and 5. Contact Roslyn Hammond Siders, 561-827-6882 or ladysplendor57@aol.com.

Parade Participants Needed:

The City of Pompano Beach is seeking parade participants for its annual Yuletide Parade on Thursday, Dec. 3. Visit www.pompanobeachfl.gov for a parade application or call 954-786-4111.

The Pompano Boat Parade is seeking participants for the annual cruise on the Intracoastal on Sunday, Dec. 13. Pre-register at 954-941-2940 or visit www.pompanobeachchamber.com.

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Posted on 12 November 2015 by LeslieM

Note: Dates and times may change. Please contact venues to confirm.

Showcase of the Arts

Thursday, Nov. 12, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

NE Focal Point Senior Center

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Art sales benefit the NE Focal Point Senior Center. Artwork includes clay sculptures, woodcarvings, oil paintings, andother arts and crafts. Contact Tamara, 954-480-4447.

Lighthouse Point Library Book Sale

Thursday, Nov. 12 to Saturday, Nov. 14, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Dixon Ahl Hall

2200 NE 38 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Book lovers and collectors can shop to their heart’s content at the semi-annual book sale.

Friends of the DB Arboretum meet

Thursday, Nov. 12, 7 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Arboretum

2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Free. Jerry Behan, an authority on both palms and Florida’s native trees, will conduct a program about the trees that are blooming now in the Arboretum. Plant giveaway. Light refreshments. Call 954-480-4495 or visit www.treezoo.com.

Movies in the Park: Paddington

Friday, Nov. 13, 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.

Plant sale

Saturday, Nov. 14, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Arboretum

2841 W Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

For more information, see Pg. 5. Call 954-480-4494.

Veterans Appreciation Dinner

Saturday, Nov. 14, 6 p.m. (cocktails), 7 p.m. (dinner)

Lady of Lourdes Church, O’Shea Hall

22094 Lyons Rd.

Boca Raton, FL 33428

Free for veterans, guests $20. Hosted by the Boca Raton assembly of Knights of Columbus.

3rd Annual Everyday Green Expo

Saturday, Nov. 14, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Road

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Free. Green living demonstrations. Raffle, giveaways, food trucks, pet adoptions, education programs, vendors, information and activities. Weekend gate fees per car apply. Contact 954-357-8884.

Hoedown & Picnic in the Park

Sunday, Nov. 15, 3 to 7 p.m.

Frank McDonough Park

3500 NE 27 Ave.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Country singer Jess Taylor and DJ Joe Balistreri will get you moving with country favorites. Face painting, antique car show, bounce house and more. Enjoy complimentary food from Bobby Rubino’s. Call 954-464-7064 with any questions about the event.

Annual Fellowship Sunday

Sunday, Nov. 15, 10 a.m.

St. Peter’s Anglican Church

1416 SE 2 Terr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

All are welcome. The bishop will be performing confirmations, welcoming new members and officiating in Holy Communion. Free parish luncheon. Call 954-695-0336 for more information.

History at High Noon

Wednesday, Nov. 18, noon

City Commission Chambers

150 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL, 33441.

Free. Historian and author Christopher Bigney shares stories from his personal collection of presidential memorabilia. Light refreshments.

Zonta Club meets

Tuesday, Nov. 17, noon

Duffy’s

401 N. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Meetings usually include lunch, fellowship and guest speaker Susan Dunford, Oak Park Festi-Fall Vendor & Social Media Guru. Call 561-451-6767 for details.

Deerfield Beach Woman’s Club Meeting

Wednesday, Nov 18, 7 p.m.

Woman’s Club building

910 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The General Federated Woman’s Club of Deerfield Beach invites all women to join them in improving the community through volunteer service. Planned events include the support of Canine Companions for Independence. Call 954-421-4700.

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Note: Dates and times may change. Please contact venues to confirm.

Ali Cultural Arts Center Grand Opening

Thursday, Nov. 5: Ribbon cutting at 4 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 6: Open house from 5 to 8 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 7: Concert, 8 p.m.

Ali Cultural Arts Center

353 Hammondville Road/MLK Jr. Boulevard

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

This 1930s era historical building is now a state of the art cultural, educational and entertainment venue. Concert features Cory Henry and the Funk Apostles. Concert tickets: Pompano residents $10; general admission $30; VIP reception $50. Visit www.aliarts.org.

The Christmas Emporium

Friday Nov. 6, noon to 8 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 7, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

St. Gregory’s Episcopal Church

100 NE Mizner Blvd.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

This fabulous holiday sale has over 200 spectacular gift baskets, Christmas décor, attic treasures sale, Toyland, home baked goodies and more. Visit www.stgregorysepiscopal.org.

Veterans Day Celebration

Friday, Nov. 6, Noon to 1 p.m.

NE Focal Point

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Join VITAS in the multi-purpose room for refreshments and a Veterans Day sing-a-long.

CarFit vehicle safety event

Friday, Nov. 6, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

NE Focal Point Senior Center

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL33441

Free. Trained CarFit technicians help ensure that you “fit” your vehicle properly for maximum comfort, safety and mobility. Learn how to use and adjust your safety devices. CarFit is not a driving test or mechanical inspection. Takes approximately 20 minutes. Call 954-480-4449.

Maker Faire Technology Event

Friday, Nov. 6, 3 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 7 & Sunday. Nov. 8, 11 a.m.

Barnes & Noble

1400 Glades Rd.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Experience the latest in 3D printing, robotics, coding, programming and more. Design build, create and make technology. Call 561-750-2134 or visit www.bn.com/makerfaire.

Christmas Boutique

Saturday, Nov. 7, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 8, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

St. Paul the Apostle Church

2700 NE 36 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Gently used household items, furniture, clothing, jewelry, small appliances and much more. Call 954-943-0154.

Deerfield Beach Orchid Society

Show and Sale

Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 7 and 8, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

$5 per person. Orchid display and plants for sale. Supplies, jewelry and art. American Orchid Society judging. Free parking. Call 561-487-6552 or visit www.deerfieldbeachorchidsociety.org.

Deerfield Beach Green Market opens

Sunday, Nov. 8, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Pioneer Park

217 NE 5 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Grand opening. Farm fresh produce, plants and flowers, baked goods, prepared foods and more. Call 954-429-0378 for vendor information. Note: Boca Raton’s Green Market opens for the season on Saturday, Nov. 7 in Royal Palm Place.

Hillsboro Lighthouse tour

Sunday, Nov. 8, 8:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Sands Harbor Resort and Dock

125 N. Riverside Dr.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

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

Woman’s Club of Deerfield Beach meeting

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 1 p.m.

Woman’s Club Building

910 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Guests welcome. Light refreshments. Sarah Nohe of the Florida Public Archaeology Network will speak on Prehistoric Snowbirds. Call 954-421-4700 or visit www.dbwc.org.

Book Talk – “A German Life”

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 7:30 p.m.

Wyndham Deerfield Beach Resort

2096 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

$18 suggested donation. Author Dr. Bernd Wollschlaeger discusses growing up in post WWII Germany as the son of a highly decorated tank commander, and his later conversion to Judaism. RSVP at www.JewishLHP.com or call Rabbi Tzvi Dechter at 347-410-1106. See pg. 16 for more.

Free haircut for Veterans

Wednesday, Nov. 11, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Great Clips Salon

3319 W Hillsboro Blvd

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Veterans who visit Great Clips on Veterans Day (Nov. 11) can get a free haircut or customers can get card for free haircut for a veteran, redeemable through Dec. 31, 2015. One card per customer. Call 954-482-0949.

Veterans Day event

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 8 a.m.

Pompano High

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Halloween happening

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

Dan Witt Park

NE 21 Terr.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Free. Bounce houses, face painting, rides and more. Costume contest starts promptly at 6:30 p.m. Free refreshments and candy for children in costumes. Call 954-784-3439.

Deerfield Beach Island

Community Association meeting

Thursday, Oct. 29, 6 p.m.

Community Presbyterian Church

Briggs Hall, 1920 SE 5 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

First DBICA meeting of the season. Welcome back seasonal residents! Contact markgordondreyer@gmail.com.

Family Halloween Hoe-Down

Thursday, Oct. 29, 6 to 9 p.m.

Villages of Hillsboro Park

4111 NW 6 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Halloween games, pumpkin carving, costume contest, horse-drawn hayride, petting zoo, pumpkin patch and more.

U.S. Army Field Band and Soldiers Chorus

Friday, Oct. 30, 7 p.m.

Pioneer Park

217 NE 5 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Bring a blanket or chairs and enjoy the show. No food or coolers allowed; on-site food purchase only. Chair rental $2. Sponsored by DB Historical Society, Kiwanis Club and Woman’s Club.

Carn Evil Haunted Mansion

Friday and Saturday nights, 7 to 11 p.m.

Oct 30 & 31

Sample McDougald House

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33061

$10 per child under 18, $20 adults. Presented by the Rotary Club of Pompano Beach. Proceeds benefit local charities and scholarships. Free parking at the Elks Club next door. No high heels or spikes permitted. Visit www.pompanobeachrotary.com.

Halloween Party 2015

Friday, Oct. 30, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

NE Focal Point

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Guest DJ “KJ” spinning spooky hits! Light refreshments, costume contest, best dressed walker. Call Tamara Sutton, 954-480-4447.

Fall Festival

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

First Baptist Church

701 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Hayride, Despicable Me bounce house, petting zoo, face painting, dunk tank, rock wall, bungee bounce, arts & crafts, candy bags, cake walk, hot dogs, chili contest and more! Visit www.deerfieldfirst.com.

Trunk or Treat at St. Ambrose

Friday, Oct. 30, 6 to 7:30 p.m.

St. Ambrose Catholic Church

380 S. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Decorate your car for Halloween. All trunks must be in school parking lot by 6 p.m. Sign up at www.signupgenius.com or call 954-427-2225.

Trunk or Treat at The Pink Church

Friday, Oct. 30, 6 p.m.

The Pink Church

2331 NE 26 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Decorating starts in the parking lot at 4:45 p.m. Children 12 and under welcome at 6 p.m. for Trunk or Treat! Car decorators must register in advance at www.thepinkchurch.org. First place prize is $200.

Breast Cancer Walk-a-thon

Saturday, Oct. 31, 8 a.m. to noon

The Church of the Living God

176 SW 6 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free. Open to the public. Registration at 8 a.m., walk at 9:10 a.m. 10:10 a.m. to noon — celebrate and honor the survivors of Breast Cancer. Food, music, bounce house. Call 954-478-9880.

Not-so-Spooky Halloween Bash

Saturday, Oct. 31, 5 to 8 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre

1955 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Witch Anna and the Wizard show! Activities, entertainment, games, prizes, trick or treat and more. Call 954-943-4683 or visit www.pompanocitycentre.com.

Fall Festival

Saturday, Oct. 31, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Tradewinds Park and Stables

3600 W. Sample Rd.

Coconut Creek, FL 33073

Fees vary by activity. Entrance fee in effect. Fall games and crafts, hayrides, food trucks, model steam train rides, farm tours and demos, barn tours and bounce houses. Proceeds benefit the Retirement Pasture for horses. Call 954-357-8870.

10th Annual Keep the Memories Alive Walk

Sunday, Nov. 1, 9 a.m.

Town Center Mall

6000 Glades Rd.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Fundraiser walk to benefit the Louis and Anne Green Memory and Wellness Center at Florida Atlantic University. Meet at the mall’s east entrance next to Saks Fifth Avenue. Register online at www.fauf.fau.edu/memories. Call 561-297-4066.

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