Friends of the DB Arboretum meets
Thursday, Dec. 11, 7 p.m.
Constitution Park 2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33447
Speaker: Jon Albee with the Urban Farming Institute of Oakland Park will provide info. on unique growing systems, supplies and knowledge for success to local home and institutional farmers, including hydroponic and soil based systems. Plant giveaway, refreshments. Info.: 954-480-4495 or www. treezoo.com.
Movies in the Park—Polar Express
Friday, Dec. 12, 7 p.m.
Villages of Hillsboro Park 4111 NW 6 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33442
Bring the family, blankets and lawn chairs for a fun family night out. Concessions and glow merchandise will be sold for a small fee. For a full listing of this season’s movies and dates, visit www.deerfield-beach.com/moviesinthepark. For more information, call 954-480-4495.
LAST Family Hayride & Campfire
Friday, Dec. 12, 7 to 9:30 p.m.
Quiet Waters Park 401 S. Powerline Rd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33442
For more info on this last Hayride & Campfire of 2014 (others were held in October and November), call 954-357-5100 or go to www.Broward.org/parks. (Other parks are also holding similar events).
Saturday, Dec. 13, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Florida Humane Society 3870 N. Powerline Rd. Pompano Beach, FL 33073
Non-profit, no-kill organization. Proceeds benefit dogs and cats.
Christmas Party and Auction
Saturday, Dec. 13, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Westside Park 445 SW 2 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
Hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Deerfield Beach-West. For information, call 954-428-1537.
Mega Holiday Pet Adoption
Saturday Dec. 13, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Toyota 1441 S. Federal Hwy. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
Hosted by Rescue Sisters and Toyota of Deerfield Beach. Santa will be there too! Info.: 954-425-6900
52nd Annual Holiday Boat Parade
Sunday, Dec. 14, 6 p.m.
Watch from the shore or from the water upon the Musette boat, which leaves from The Cove Marina in Deerfield and rides in the parade. For $60 per person, you get an Intracoastal cruise, dinner, dancing and open bar. For more information, contact the Greater Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce at 954-941-2940.
Choral Christmas Cantata
Sunday, Dec. 14, 10 a.m. (Sanctuary)
Community Presbyterian Church 1920 SE 4 St. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
Reverend Dr. Randy Gill and Sabrina George, music director, will lead all sanctuary worship services. Attendance is complimentary; free parking is available; refreshments are always served. For information, call 954-427-0222 or visit www.communitych.org.
Sunday, Dec. 14 at 2 p.m.
Pompano Beach High School 600 NE 13 Ave. Pompano Beach, FL 33060
The New Presbyterian Church Concert Choir, Professional Orchestra and Soloists present the most popular and beloved oratorio ever written in the English language, Handel’s Messiah. The Program will be directed by Steven Hammaker. Tickets are not needed. Admission is free – an offering will be taken. Sing along with the “Hallelujah” Chorus. For more info., call 954-946-4380 or visit www.newpres.org.
Wednesday, Dec. 17, 5:30 p.m.
Pompano Citi Centre 1955 N. Federal Hwy. Pompano Beach, FL 33062
Join us as we light our 9ft. Menorah with Mayor Lamar Fisher. Doughnuts, latkes, free Carousel ride, crafts for the kids!
Drop-off for Toys 4 Tots
Myers Insurance Agency 703 S. Federal Hwy. Pompano Beach, Fl. 33062
Drop off Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Collecting toys now through Saturday, Dec. 13. Fifth consecutive year as an official drop-off location. 954-784-9029.
Rattlers has open positions
Deerfield Packer Rattlers Board currently has open positions. If you are interested in a position or would like to nominate someone for a position, please call 954-393-5288. You MUST have been involved with the organization for one year. All nominees are due Thursday, Dec. 18 by 5 p.m.