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Posted on 12 December 2013 by L.Moore

Sisterhood of Temple Beth Israel meets

Thursday, Dec. 12, 11:30 a.m.

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

Guest speaker: dietician from Holy Cross Hospital. Mini lunch served. Everyone welcome. 954-421-7060.

Holiday Open House

Thursday, Dec. 12, 4:45 to 7:45 p.m.

Percy White Library 827 E. Hillsboro Blvd., Deerfield Beach, FL, 33441

Holiday music and refreshments with harpist Lisa Kikol. 954-357-7697

Kiwanis Holiday Auction & Prayer Breakfast

Saturday, Dec. 14, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Westside Park Johnny L .Tigner Community Center 445 SW 2 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Speaker: Ms. Jackie Haywood, BCSB, Director of School Performance & Accountability. $20. Sponsored by: Kiwanis West & Mango Festival Scholarship Committee.

Jazz & Arts Festival

Sunday, Dec. 15, noon to 4 p.m.

Pompano Community Park 2001 NE 10 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

FREE. Featuring Mike Norris Jazz Orchestra. Includes wine tasting, live artists, sidewalk chalk art, food trucks and art for sale. 954-786-4111.

Steeple On The Beach Choir sings

Sunday, Dec. 15, 8:30 & 11 p.m.

Community Presbyterian Church 1920 SE 4 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Performs “A Christmas Carol Gallery,” Portraits of the Season. Also Dec. 14, Saturday at Six Worship, 6 p.m. Christmas songs featured. www.communitych.org.

Century Village East Symphony Orchestra Benefit Concert

Sunday, Dec. 15, 2 to 4 p.m.

Club House Auditorium 2400 Century Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

$10, call 954-428-6892, option 5. Enter CVE through the Hillsboro Security Gate and tell the staff that you are attending the concert. Tickets may be picked up at the “Will Call” table in the Club House Lobby.

Handel’s Messiah

Sunday, Dec. 15, 2 p.m.

Pompano Beach High School Gymnasium 600 NE 13 Ave. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Featuring the New Presbyterian Church 100 voice Concert Choir, soloists and orchestra directed by Dr. John L. Wilson. No tickets needed. Offering will be taken. 954-946-4380 or visit to www.newpres.org.

The South Florida Chamber Ensemble performs

Sunday, Dec. 15, 3 p.m.

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

$15, $10-students/seniors/military. Children 12 and under free w/paid adult ticket. For tickets visit sfcemusic.com or call 954-803-3762.

Deerfield Beach Hadassah Meets

Monday, Dec. 16, noon

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

Speaker: Author Bernd Wollschaeger, M.D. Refreshments served, followed by meeting. 954-428-6265 or 954-427-9902.

Democratic Women’s Club of Northeast holiday celebration

Wednesday, Dec. 18, 7 p.m.

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

Guest Speaker: Congresswoman Lois Frankel. Festive holiday food served, membership drive. Free, open to the public. RSVP requested. 954-942-8711.

 

SAVE THE DATE: Candlelight Christmas – Mizner Park

Tuesday, Dec. 24, 3 p.m., 4:30 and 6 p.m.

Mizner Park Amphitheater 590 Plaza Real Boca Raton, FL 33432

Over 1,000 candles will be lit. Modern versions of Christmas carols played by The Journey Church of Boca Raton’s band of top-notch musicians and more. FREE. Bring canned soup to Benefit Boca Helping Hands

Relay For Life fundraiser

Thursday, Dec. 19, 5 to 8 p.m.

Sweet Tomatoes 7110 Beracasa Way Boca Raton, FL 33433

Twenty percent sales of purchase meal & beverage, donated to Relay for Life. 561-386-0018.

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Posted on 05 December 2013 by L.Moore

Holiday Cocktail Party

Thursday, Dec. 5, 5 to 7:30 p.m.

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

Fundraiser for Breakfast with Santa. $10 donation.

Yuletide Parade

Thursday, Dec. 5, 6:30 p.m.

Riverside Drive west on Atlantic Boulevard to McNab Park Pompano Beach, FL

Floats, fire clowns, dancers, bands and more. Party follows with kids’ activities, tree lighting, and Santa will be there! Also fireworks this year! Please bring nonperishable food items to McNab Park for the less fortunate. For more information, call 954-786-4111, (See pg. 1).

Family Christmas event

Friday Dec. 6, 7:45 to 10:30 p.m.

Trinity Christian 3901 NE 22 Ave. Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Hosted by Trinity’s Women’s Bible and Book Club. Includes Christmas stories and songs. FREE. Bring donations of nonperishable food items. For more information, call 954-941- 8033.

The Masters Art Festival

Friday, Dec. 6, 6 to 9 p.m.

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

FREE. Live music and refreshments served at adjacent cigar bar. Exhibit of local artists, non-commission sales of art. After party at The Vega Lounge.

Objects of Beauty

Saturday, Dec. 7, 11 a.m. to noon

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

Mughal paintings of India and Turkish Embroidery. Lecture and slide presentation given by artist Arline Peartree. 954-357-7680.

Every Day Green Expo

Saturday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park – Shelter #10 401 S. Powerline Rd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

FREE, except gate entry fee: $1.50/person (Children under 5, free). Learn about environmental issues, discover ways to reduce, reuse and recycle, create treasures from trash and experience how to live greener every day. 954-357-5100.

12th Annual Florida Turkish Festival

Saturday, Dec. 7, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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

Turkish music, dance, art, food, bounce houses, face painting and more. FREE. 954-588- 7957 or www.FloridaTurkishFestival.org.

Annual Deerfield “Holiday Celebration & Tree Lighting Ceremony”

Saturday, Dec. 7, 5 to 9 p.m.

The Cove Shopping Center 1550 Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Live entertainment, photos with Santa, miniature Pony Petting Zoo, snow flurries, kids’ activities, holiday magician, Athena the Snow Queen. Refreshments, snacks will be sold. Free shuttle service will be provided for those that park at the Main Beach Parking Lot (149 SE 21 Ave.) Bring unwrapped gifts to be donated to less fortunate. (See pg. 7) 954-480-4429.

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, Dec. 7, 9 to 11:30 a.m.

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

$10/family. Picture with Santa, goodie bags, breakfast, music, kids’ crafts.

Charitable Cancer Support Foundation fundraiser

Saturday, Dec. 7, 3 to 7 p.m.

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

Tax-deductible donations help individuals and families who have been affected by Cancer. Info.: 954-960-3245.

 

Pompano Beach Boat Parade

Sunday, Dec. 8, 5:30 p.m.

Intracoastal from Lake Santa Barbara to north to Hillsboro Bridge Pompano Beach, FL

Watch the boats go by along the shore or ride aboard the Musette for $60, including dancing with DJ and buffet. Call 561-791-9686 for reservations.

Pompano Beach Garden Club

Monday, Dec. 9, noon

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

Growing and Cooking with Herbs” presented by Hadney Fayyaz, Edible Garden expert & educator. Refreshments served. 954-943-0029.

Toys for Tots

Monday, Dec. 9, 1 to 4 p.m.

The Allen West Foundation 6400 Congress Ave., Ste. 2050 Boca Raton, FL 33487

Grand Opening Party. Bring unwrapped new toy. If you cannot attend, you can still ship a toy to the address. 561-997- 6776. www.allenwestfoundation.org.

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HAPPENINGS

Posted on 27 November 2013 by L.Moore

Let It Snow

Friday. Nov. 29, 11 a.m.

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

There will be real snow, photos with Santa, a magic show, face painting, holiday arts and crafts, free carousel rides, and more. FREE. Santa will be there every Saturday through Christmas Eve from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more info., visit www.PompanoCitiCentre.com/ events.

 

4th Annual Light Up MLK

Saturday, Nov. 30, 5 to 8 p.m.

Annie Adderly Gillis Park 601 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Free community event featuring local entertainment, holiday cookie and ornament decorating, kids activities, food and beverages. Official tree lighting-7 p.m. Sponsored by Pompano Beach CRA. 954-786-7824.

 

Toastmasters Open House

Monday, Dec. 2, 7 p.m.

Old Schoolhouse Deerfield Beach 232 NE 2 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Experience a meeting, get to know members and see what Toastmasters offers for better speaking skills. Contact: pchamoni@att.net or visit: http://1567808.toastmastersclubs.org

 

1st Annual Hillsboro Beach Menorah & Tree Lighting

Monday, Dec. 2, 5:30 p.m.

Town Hall 1210 Hillsboro Mile Hillsboro Beach, FL 33062

954-427-4011. Enjoy latkes, doughnuts, cookies and punch.

Movie Night fundraiser

Tuesday, Dec. 3, movie-7 p.m./doors open-6 p.m.

Paragon Deerfield 8 3984 W. Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Showing of Disney’s Frozen. $10 (Proceeds help benefit Relay for Life/10 percent of concessions to Relay for Life). 954-290-0898.

 

Lecture series on composers

Wednesday, Dec. 4, 11 a.m. to noon

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

Conducted by Cantor Irvin Bell. First Wednesday of each month. $10 for series. 954-421-7060.

 

43rd Annual holiday street parade –Boca

Wednesday, Dec. 4, 7:30 p.m.

Federal Highway from SE 8 Street, north to Mizner Park

FREE. Theme: Superheroes. Info: 561-393-7807.

 

Zion Annual “Community Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration”

Wed., Dec. 4, 6 p.m.

Zion Lutheran Church 959 SE 6 Ave. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Christmas carols, tree lighting, visit from Santa. Complementary refreshments. 954-421- 3146.

 

SAVE THE DATE: Yuletide Parade

Thursday, Dec. 5, 6:30 p.m.

Riverside Drive, west to Atlantic Boulevard to Mc Nab Park Pompano Beach, FL

 

Deerfield Beach Historical Society Holiday Open House

Thursday, Dec. 5, 5 to 7:30 p.m.

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

$10 admission-wine, cheese and holiday bites. Proceeds benefit Breakfast with Santa. RSVP: 954-429-0378 or email history@deerfieldhistory.org

 

Pompano Beach Boat Parade

Sunday, Dec. 8, 6p.m.

Lake Santa Barbara north to Hillsboro bridge. Pompano, FL

If you live on the Intracoastal in Pompano Beach, you can decorate your home, condo, building for a chance to win prizes. Judging, Dec. 6. Call 954-941-2940 to enter or get information. www.pompanobeachchamber.com.

 

Thanksgiving meals served to homeless

Thursday, Nov. 28 (Thanksgiving), 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Broward Outreach Center 1700 Blount Rd. (in courtyard) Pompano Beach, FL 33069

The Miami Rescue Mission | Broward Outreach Centers will provide nearly 3,000 traditional Thanksgiving meals for the homeless and hungry of Miami-Dade and Broward Counties during The Great Thanksgiving Banquet Outside Block Parties. Over 600 volunteers will help serve meals and provide special activities. Entertainment for adults and kids, including LIVE music and fun activities. Clothing and hygiene products will also be given to individuals and families in need. Haircuts, medical services and more will be available. For additional information go to: www.browardoutreachcenter. com or www.miamirescuemission.com.

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Holiday Sale– On Now at Stardara Jewelry !!

Posted on 21 November 2013 by JimLusk

Stardara Jewelry is having the  big annual sale at the Holidays.
Stardara 50 percent storewide 3x5

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HAPPENINGS

Posted on 21 November 2013 by L.Moore

Greater Deerfield Beach Democratic Club meets

Thursday, Nov. 21, 7:30 p.m.

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

Parking lot and entry at rear. RSVP: GreaterDeerfieldBeachDemClub@gmail.com

Lighthouse Point Library Semi-Annual Book Sale

Thursday, Nov. 21 to Sunday, Nov. 23, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Dixon Ahl Hall 2220 NE 38 St. Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Gently-used books, DVDs, VHS tapes, music CDs, and audio books available for purchase. On Saturday, $1 will get you as many books as you can fit in a plastic bag. Proceeds benefit LHP library. 954-946-6398.

An evening with President Thomas Jefferson (as interpreted by Steven Edenbo)

Thursday, Nov. 21, 7 p.m.

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

Located in Friends of the Library Meeting Room. Preceded by reception for members at 5:30 p.m. RSVP: http://evanced.info/bocaraton/evanced/eventcalendar.asp.

Festival of the Arts announces line-up

Friday, Nov. 22 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center 201 Plaza Real Boca Raton, FL 33432

Organizers of the Festival of the Arts Boca (March 6-15, 2014) will announce 2014 lineup of artists and authors. Evening includes cocktail reception, Florida premiere of awardwinning documentary “I Am Not A Rockstar” and a post-film concert featuring famed pianist Marika Bournaki, as well as a Q&A with filmmaker Bobbi Jo Hart. $25 per person. Tickets/info.: 561-368-8445, info@festivaloftheartsboca.org.

Women’s Leadership Council Luncheon

Friday, Nov. 22, Noon

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

Featured speaker: Kathleen Cannon, president and CEO United Way, Broward Co. $30-members/$35-nonmembers. Must be purchased in advance: 954-941-2940 or www.pompanobeachchamber.com. Sponsored by Pompano Beach Chamber.

Church Yard Sale

Friday, Nov. 22 and Saturday, Nov. 23, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

Info: 954-942-2515.

Diaper Drive

Friday, Nov. 22 to Tuesday, Dec. 31

Paragon Theaters 3984 W. Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Paragon Theaters supports the Junior League of Boca Raton’s diaper bank with a diaper collection drive (new and partially open packages of diapers).The drive kicks off with release of Vince Vaughn’s latest film, “Delivery Man.” Theatergoers who donate diapers will receive a complimentary concession upgrade (on either soda or popcorn, valid for one size upgrade).

St. Gabriel Teddy Bear Christmas Fair

Saturday, Nov. 23 to Sunday, Nov. 24, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

St. Gabriel Catholic Church Hall 731 N. Ocean Blvd. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Christmas crafts, decorated trees & wreaths, jewelry, books, toys, home baked goods, raffles and more. Sponsored by St. Gabriel Council of Catholic Women.

Thanksgiving food distribution

Saturday, Nov. 23, 10 to 1 p.m.

Boys & Girls Club 27 S. Dixie Hwy. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Please bring bags. FREE. Parking at Florida Child Care First Aid/ CPR, Inc. (49 S. Dixie Hwy., south of B&G Club). For more info., call 954-786-4848.

Dixieland/ Hot Jazz Session

Sunday, Nov. 24, 1 to 4 p.m.

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

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

 

Holiday tree lighting

Wednesday, Nov. 27, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Mizner Park Amphitheater 590 Plaza Real, Boca Raton, FL 33432

FREE. For details, call 561-393-7807.

Save the date: Interfaith Service

Thursday, Nov. 28, 10 a.m.

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

Everyone welcome. Non-perishable food is being collected for local banks. 954- 421-7060.

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Posted on 14 November 2013 by L.Moore

4th Annual Moonlight at Beacon Light

Friday, Nov. 15, 5 to 8 p.m.

The Shoppes of Beacon Light 2400 N. Federal Hwy. Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Music/entertainment, tastings and giveaways throughout plaza! Highlights local businesses. Sponsored, in part, by Lighthouse Point Chamber of Commerce. Lighthouse Point residents, flash your Shop the Point card for special savings! Visit www.theshoppesatbeaconlight.com for more information, or call Millie Walsh at Body & Soul Boutique at 954-942-6446.

Exchange Club 150 Charity Dinner

Saturday, Nov. 16, 5 to 10 p.m.

Exchange Club Park 2888 NE 24 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Country Hoedown theme. music, BBQ, wine wagon, silent & live auctions, drawings, horsehoe/ cornhole contests and more. Benefits charities/ scholarships. $150, includes dinner and drawdown, dinner only tickets – $50, available by presale only (not at door). Adults only. Tickets: e-mail b r a s k d m d @ y a h o o .com or call 954-782-1864.

Granny’s Attic

Saturday, Nov. 16, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center 1801 NE 6 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Shopping and great bargains. Indoor garage sale with over 80 vendors. FREE. 954-786-4111.

Community Thanksgiving Dinner

Saturday, Nov. 16, noon to 3 p.m.

St. Paul United Methodist Church 244 SE 2 Ave. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

FREE community Thanksgiving Dinner on church grounds. Call 954-427-9407 or visit stpaulunitedmeth @bellsouth.net for information.

Garage Sale

Saturday, Nov. 16, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. 425 NW 1 Terr. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

RSVP by Nov. 14. For more info., call 954-428-3215.

 

Book signing

Saturday, Nov. 16, noon to 5 p.m.

Doubletree Hotel 100 Fairway Dr. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Seven authors, including daughter of Ray Charles, Sheila Raye Charles. FREE. 786-376-6118.

Arboretum event

Saturday, Nov. 16, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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

Attendees will receive FREE Arboretum-grown plant. Those who become members will receive three FREE plants. (Memberships are $25/ year). Information: 561-391-3735.

Viva Musica

Sunday, Nov. 17, 3 p.m.

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

South Florida Chamber Ensemble (SFCE) performs Program 2: Viva Musica. Music professor/musician, Myrna Meeroff, will narrate concert with historical details about Florida. $15 adults, $10 students/seniors/military; children under 12 free w/paid adult. Information: sfcemusic.com or 954-803-3762.

International Thanksgiving Celebration

Sunday, Nov. 17, 6 p.m.

Cathedral Church of God 365 S. Dixie Hwy. Deerfield Beach, FL 33433

Celebrate cultural diversity with international dishes, special presentations, prizes and more. FREE. Please RSVP by Friday, Nov. 15. 954-427-0302 ext. 205.

Pompano Beach Garden Club Meets

Monday, Nov. 18, 12:30 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center 1801 NE 6 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Open to the public. “Growing Vegetables in Containers” presented by Container Gardener Extraordinaire Georgette LeGoff. Refreshments served. 954-943-0029.

SHINE: Serving the Health and Insurance Needs of Elders

Monday, Nov. 18, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

Every Monday. FREE Counseling/assistance for seniors with health insurance claims, appeals, Medicare eligibility, enrollment/coverage issues, Medicare plan choices/appeal rights, Medigap (Medicare Supplemental) policies, prescription plan comparisons, long-term care options/ planning, organizing paperwork. Client confidentiality and unbiased advice. Appointment required. Call 954-480-4449.

Democratic Women’s Club of NE Broward meets

Wednesday, Nov. 20, 7 p.m.

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

Speaker: Rev. Rhonda Thomas, community organizer, Service Employees International Union/One Miami, Local 32BJ. Topic: Campaign for decent wages and better working conditions for airport employees. Light refreshments served. FREE, open to public. 954-942-8711.

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Pompano Beach Walmart Welcomes Customers to Relocated Store

Posted on 13 November 2013 by JimLusk

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Nov. 4, 2013 – A newly relocated Walmart will open Wednesday, Nov. 13, after a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony at 7:30 a.m. The new store at 5001 N. Federal Highway is conveniently located near the Lighthouse Point subdivision and is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It will provide Pompano Beach residents with one-stop shopping convenience for their grocery and general merchandise needs. The store is relocating from its previous location at 300 W. Copans Road. The store also offers pharmacy services.

 

“Our city is extremely proud that Walmart selected to build yet another store that will now serve our northeast residents as well as our neighboring sister cities,” said Pompano Beach Mayor Lamar Fisher.  “With our current economic conditions, Walmart offers great value and products to its customers and more importantly will be creating job opportunities for our own residents. We look forward to continuing our excellent partnership with Walmart.”

 

One-Stop Shopping Convenience

The store features quality, value-priced general merchandise, including apparel, electronics, toys, sporting goods, and lawn and garden items. It also offers a full line of groceries, including organic and natural selections in addition to local favorites.

 

The pharmacy offers a full range of products and services. Pharmacy team members can answer product and prescription questions and customers can ask about health and wellness solutions.

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HAPPENINGS

Posted on 07 November 2013 by L.Moore

Veteran’s Day — Chapel service

Friday, Nov. 8, 9 a.m.

1st Presbyterian Church of Pompano Beach 2331 NE 26 Ave. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Please join our school children as they honor all veterans in this special Chapel service. Light refreshments will be served. For info., call 954-941-7501 x 310.

Movies in the Park

Friday, Nov. 8, 7 p.m.

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

The City of Deerfield in conjunction with Paragon Theaters presents Little Rascals. Bring blankets or lawn chairs. Refreshments sold. 954-480-4429.

Pineapple Jamboree

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

Sample McDougald House 450 NE 10 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Celebrate the Pompano Chamber’s 66th birthday. $50/person, advanced purchase required. Includes tour history at Sample McDougald House, bounce house derby, BBQ, complimentary wine and beer, pineapple cocktails, LIVE entertainment. 954-941-2940 or www.pompanobeachchamber.com.

8th Annual LHP Health Fair

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

LHP Fire Station 3740 NE 22 Ave. Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

FREE health screenings, tests and wellness information. Sponsored by city and N. Broward Medical Center. www.lighthousepoint.com.

Christmas Boutique

Saturday, Nov. 9, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

St. Paul the Apostle Church 2700 NE 36 St. Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Handmade decorations, gifts, raffles, baked goods. Refreshments available for purchase. 954-943-9154.

 

Paint Ceramics or Canvas

Friday, Nov. 8, 3 to 9 p.m.

Craft It 3833 W. Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Create crafts. 20 percent goes toward American Cancer Society, Relay for Life. 954-426-0020.

Gridiron Grill

Saturday, Nov. 9, 1 to 10 p.m.

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

Culinary competition for charity, pairing Miami Dolphins legends with top South Florida chefs. Sample savory dishes, meet and greet with sports celebrities, tailgate, enjoy LIVE music Eggfest, featuring Big Green Egg barbecue enthusiasts. 100 percent of the event net proceeds benefit Offerdahl’s Hand Off Foundation, which directs funds to agencies that feed the needs of kids in crisis. Tickets: $30 to $75. For more information, visit www.gridirongrilloff.com.

A celebration of Veterans

Saturday, Nov. 9, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Boca Raton Airport 3300 Airport Rd. Boca Raton, FL 33431

Meet commercial and private pilots, and fellow vets. Display of military equipment. More info.: 954-980-9400 or bocapilots@yahoo.com.

Boca Raton Green Market

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

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

Locally-grown foods, specialty items, seafood, bakery products, doggie treats, live music and more.

Coastal Wildlife, What lives at the Beach?

Saturday, Nov. 9, 10-11 a.m.

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

FREE to the public. Program enables public to understand basic principles of vegetation and wildlife found at beach, coastal and dune habitats. 954-480-4407.

Diverse Duos

Sunday, Nov. 10, 2 p.m.

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

FREE. Offering taken. Presented by the New Presbyterian Church. The Apple Tree Musical, the Diary of Adam and Eve portrayed through the eyes of Mark Twain, as well as a duo of organ and piano music. Tickets not required. For more information, call 954-946-4380 or visit www.newpres.org.

Deerfield Beach Green Market

Sunday, Nov. 10, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Cove Shopping Center E. Hillsboro Boulevard and Intracoastal Waterway Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Locally grown fresh produce, art & crafts, bakery items and more. 772-345-3797.

Honor Our Troops” Classic Car Show

Sunday, Nov. 10, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

FREE admission. Antiques, vintage, customs, hot rods, military vehicles, motorcycles for juried event. Car clubs welcome. 954-560-5412.

GFWC Woman’s Club of Deerfield Beach meets

Tuesday, Nov. 12, 1 p.m.

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

Annual Silver Service Tea/Membership Drive, celebrating 95 years of community service. Guest Speaker: Bryan Bodie, International Dark Sky Association. FREE. Light refreshments. Guests welcome. R.S.V.P.: 954-421-4700.

Zonta Club of Boca Raton

Wednesday, Nov, 13, 6 p.m.

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

Dinner and meeting. Zonta is a worldwide organization of women in business and the professions who work together to advance the status of women. For info., call 561-482-1013 or e-mail info@zontabocaraton.org.

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HAPPENINGS

Posted on 31 October 2013 by L.Moore

Woodcarving class

Thursday, Oct. 31, 6 to 9 p.m.

The Sugar Chest Antique Mall 960 N. Federal Hwy. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Opportunity to start or continue this great hobby/business. Novice to advanced welcome. Every Thursday. 954-783-2178.

Vet’s Day camping

Friday, Nov. 1 through Sunday, Dec. 1

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

Special pricing and discounts available. All active duty and honorably discharged veterans or reserve units of the United States Armed Forces or National Guard are eligible to participate in this weekend event. Call 954-357-5100 for details or visit www.broward.org/ Parks/QuietWatersPark.

Halloween Candy Buy Back Event

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

Deerfield Family Dental 100 S. Military Tr., Suite 104 Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Candy will be purchased from children and sent in care packages to troops overseas, as part of Operation Gratitude. 954-725-3717.

Family Hayride and Campfire

Friday, Nov. 1, 7 to 9:30 p.m.

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

$3.50 per person, ages 3+ (includes 1 hayride, bag of s’mores fixings). Pre-registration/ prepayment required: 954-357-5100.

The Christmas Emporium

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

St. Gregory’s Episcopal Church 100 NE Mizner Blvd. Boca Raton, FL 33432

This fabulous sale has something for everyone. Choose from over 150 spectacular gift baskets, magnificent Christmas décor, massive Attic Treasures sale, delectable home baked goodies and more. Lunch is served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, also open Friday noon to 8 p.m.

Museum Open House and Model Train Swap Meet

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

Amtrak/Tri-Rail Station, 1300 W. Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

See three operating model train layouts and museum displays of railroad memorabilia. Model trains, accessories and railroad memorabiliavendors. Admission, parking FREE. Call 954-448-8935 for information.

Boca Raton Green Market

Saturday, Nov. 2, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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

Locally-grown foods, specialty items, seafood, bakery products, doggie treats, LIVE music and more.

Beach Boys Tribute Band

Saturday, Nov. 2, 5:30 p.m.

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

Music, food trucks, neighbors. Produced by LHP Cultural Arts Committee. www.lighhousepoint.com.

Orchid Show & Sale

Saturday, Nov. 2,, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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

Presented by the Deerfield Beach Orchid Society. Featuring orchid displays and sales, art, jewelry, orchid supplies, AOS judging and free parking. $5; children under 12. FREE. For more information, call 561-487-6552, email deerfieldorchids@gmail.com or visit www.deerfieldbeachorchidsociety.org.

 

Important Styles and Artists in Modern Art

Saturday, Nov. 2, 11 a.m. to noon

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

Lecture, slide presentation given by artist, Arline Peartree. Call 954-357-7680 or visit www.broward.org/library. Sponsored by Broward Cultural Division and Broward Co. Library.

Deerfield Beach Green Market

Sunday, Nov. 3, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Cove Shopping Center E. Hillsboro Blvd. and Intracoastal Waterway Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Locally grown fresh produce, art& crafts, bakery items and more. 772-345-3797.

Jewish-American Composers on Broadway

Wednesday, Nov. 6, 11 a.m. to noon

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

Cantor Bell will resume his lecture series about Jewish-American composers’ lives and work. He will also sing selections from those composers’ shows. 954-421-7060.

Save the date: St. Ambrose Men’s Club trip to Mardi Gras Casino

Friday, Nov 8, 10 a.m.

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

$11- includes transportation, $5 free play, $3 food voucher. Reservations required before Nov 3. Call: 954-856-6062.

Boca Wine & Food Festival

Friday, Nov.8 to Sunday, Nov. 10

Boca Corporate Center & Campus (former IBM Headquarters) 5000 T-Rex Ave. Boca Raton, FL 33431

Huge event every year that brings out foodies from around South Florida. Enjoy international food and wine, cooking demonstration, live entertainment and so much more at several events during the weekend. For all the details and tickets, visit www.bocaratonwineandfoodfestival.com.

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HAPPENINGS

Posted on 24 October 2013 by L.Moore

HALLOWEEN EVENTS

Halloween Hoe-Down

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

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

Wear your costumes and enjoy pie eating and pumpkin carving contests, petting zoo, hayrides, a pumpkin patch and refreshments for a small fee. For more information, call Constitution Park at 954-480-4494.

Halloween Festivities

Friday, Oct. 25, 6-8:30p.m.

Westside Park 445 SW 2 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Costume Contest, carnival games, magic show, Party Nation DJ, photo booth and more. 954-480-4481.

Fall Festival Pumpkin Patch

Friday, Oct. 25, 6-9p.m.

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

Come in costume and enjoy food from food trucks while kids play in the pumpkin patch. 954-425-8332.

Trunk or Treat on Halloween Street

Friday, Oct. 25, 5 to 9:30 p.m.

Pompano Community Park 2001 NE 10 St. Pompano Beach, FL 33060

FREE event sponsored by the City of Pompano Beach. Kids can “trick or treat” out of decorated car trunks/truck beds. Bounce house, games, crafts, slime station, costume and decorated car contest. Movie presentation of “Frankenweenie,” 8 p.m. at Amphitheatre (bring blanket). 954-786-4111.

City of Lighthouse Point Halloween Event

Wednesday, Oct. 30, 6 to 8 p.m.

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

Open to all Lighthouse Point children ages 12 and under.

Halloween Monster Concert

Wednesday, Oct. 30, 7 p.m.

First Presbyterian Church (The Pink Church) 2331 NE 26 Ave. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Suggested donation $10, students $5, 12 and under– FREE. Dave Wickerham will play Great Pipe Organ. Audience costumes encouraged. 954-941-2308, extension 112 or www.pinkpres.org.

Fall Festival

Thursday, Oct. 31, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

First Baptist Church 701 NE 2 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Petting zoo, hayride, arts & crafts, many other activities. Candy bags for kids, cake walk, chili, hot dogs, ice cream floats, cotton candy, popcorn. 954-427-1216.

A Not So Spooky Halloween

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

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

FREE admission. Event for kids 10 & under. Music, games with Witch Anna, Wizard Show, candy bags, parade of costumes, trick-or-treating at participating stores. Free carousel rides. 954-943-4683 or www.pompanociticentre.com.

St. Nicholas to Celebrate All Hallows’ Eve

Thursday, Oct. 31, 7 p.m.

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

Public is invited to attend All Hallows’ Eve Service. 954-942-5887.

Halloween Hoe-Down

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

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

Wear your costumes and enjoy pie eating and pumpkin carving contests, petting zoo, hayrides, a pumpkin patch and refreshments for a small fee. For more information, call Constitution Park at 954-480-4494.

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Relay For Life of Pompano Beach Heroes Kickoff

Thursday, Oct. 24, 6:30-8 p.m.

Everest University 8th Floor 225 N. Federal Hwy. Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Looking for volunteers, team captains, team members, sponsors and survivors to participate in April. Wear your best Halloween Hero costume and come be a superhero in the fight against cancer. Refreshments & raffles. Children welcome. To get team started, visit www.relayforlife.org/pompanobeachfl.

Wine Tasting Soiree

Thursday, Oct. 24, 8 to 10 p.m.

The Fresh Market 100 W. Camino Real Boca Raton, FL 33432

Delight your palate with some 50 wine varieties. Enjoy prime rib, shrimp cocktail, other delightful hors d’oeuvres and distinctive cheeses. $25 per person. Proceeds benefit The Greater Palm Beach County Chapter of JDRF (formerly known as Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.) To R.S.V.P., call 561-686— 7701.

Florida Humane Society Yard Sale

Saturday, Oct. 26, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. (rain date Nov.2)

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

Huge yard sale to benefit the “no kill” Florida Humane Society. Donations accepted Thursday-Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. 954-785-2165.

15th Annual Women in Distress SAFEWALK-RUN 5K

Saturday, Oct. 26, 7 a.m.

Tradewinds Park 3600 W. Sample Rd. Coconut Creek, FL 33066

Walkers can bring along their dog for an extra $10. Proceeds of dog sign-up fee go toward building an animal shelter on the grounds of the family shelter for the domestic violence victims. To register online for the walk or to support walker go to: http:/ /safewalk2013.kintera.org/ or www.womenindistress.org/ safewalk-run5k.

Dixieland/ Hot Jazz session

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

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

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

Club Paradise Toastmasters

Monday, Oct. 28, 7 to 8:15 p.m.

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

Listen to three chilling, thrilling, captivatingly scary stories. Free, open to the public. 954-648-6834.

Save the date: Dr. Paula’s Breakfast Talk

Thursday, Nov. 7, 9:45 a.m.

Marlee’s Diner 699 S. Federal Hwy. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Health Presentation by Dr. Paula and complimentary breakfast. Open to the public. Must RSVP. Call to make sure spots still available: 954-249-2277.

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