HAPPENINGS

Posted on 12 October 2016 by LeslieM

Open House

Friday Oct. 14, 5 p.m. & Sunday, Oct. 16, 8 p.m.

Elks Lodge, #1898

700 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The lodge will be open to the public. See what the Elks have to offer, how much the minimal annual membership fee is, family benefits and how it helps charities. Dinner available Friday and Saturday nights at Elks’ prices. Sunday breakfast offered at $6-adults/$3-children and football buffet also offered at Elks’ prices. For additional information, conact Garey Nehrke at 954-931-1475.

Book signings

Saturday, Oct. 15, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Meet author Frank Gross, who wrote “Wolfgang” (www.wolfgangchronicles.com) and author Dr. Andrea MacVicar, who wrote several books. Also take a guided tour of the Butler House. Fee: donation. For more information, call 954-429-0378 or visit www.deerfield-history.org.

2nd Annual Deerfield Beach Fall Festival

Saturday, Oct. 15, 3 to 7 p.m.

Pioneer Park

501 NE Eller St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Enjoy a day of fun with the entire family! This festive event includes several activities, including picking out the perfect pumpkin from the pumpkin patch, running through a hay maze, enjoying live entertainment, a friendly petting zoo, hay rides, tasty treats and much more! For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Granny’s Attic

Saturday, Oct. 15, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Giant indoor garage sale. Free admission. For more information, call 954-786-4111.

Stand Up & Paddle For Cancer

Saturday, Oct. 15 & Sunday, Oct. 16, 7 to 10 p.m.

Island Water Sports

1985 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Full moon SUP tour. All profits go to The Hagers and Grind for Life Fight Cancer. Cost: $30 per person. Boards and instructors are provided. If you have you own board, paddleand life vest, cost is $10. Glow in the dark necklaces/navigation lights are provided. Register in advance at www.Islandcamps.com/sup/full-moon-paddle or call 954-427-4929.

St. Ambrose Pumpkin Patch

Tuesday, Oct. 18 through Monday, Oct. 31

9 a.m. through 9 p.m.

St. Ambrose Church

380 S. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Large assortment of pumpkins, corn stalks, hay bales and other festive items. For more information, call 954-427-2226.

Book Signing and Discussion with Martha Lemasters

Wednesday, Oct. 19

12 p.m.

History at High Noon

Deerfield Beach City Hall

150 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

2 p.m.

Century Plaza Leon Slatin Library

1856 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

7 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Woman’s Club

910 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Lemasters’ book, The Step: One Woman’s Journey to Finding her Own Happiness and Success During the Apollo Space Program, is a riveting insider’s look at the real dream team who made this extraordinary achievement, landing a man on the moon, possible. Bold and complex, women’s issues and equality are underlying themes of this richly woven tale. Science, history, humor and romance all intermingle in this fresh and inspiring account of one woman’s journey as she overcomes every obstacle on her path to finding happiness and success. For information, call 954-429-0378.

Fright Night

Thursday Oct. 20, 7 to midnight

Blue Martini

6000 Glades Rd.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Hosted by Melissa and Joe Gorga. Performance by Chanel West Coast, costume contest. Space limited. Must R.S.V.P. to attend at egolden@thebermanlawgroup.com.

12th Annual Shriek Week

Fridays and Saturdays, Oct. 21, 22, 28, 29

6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Sugar Sand Park

300 S. Military Tr.

Boca Raton, FL 33486

Appropriate for ages 7-12. “Lite Nite” (Thursday, Oct. 27, 5 to 9 p.m.) for ages 5-12, is a less intense version of the haunted house. Tickets: $8 per person. Reservations required and can be booked in person, online or by calling 561-347-3948. Other highlights include haunted walk-through attraction “Granny Grim: Alien Lab” where guests can find out if UFO’s really do exist, trackless train rides, free led lighted stilt-walking “robots” & DJ show, magic shows, food vendors, black light carnival game room, photo souvenirs, glitter tattoos. Many activities require additional activity tickets and can be purchased onsite. Free indoor Trick or Treat Trail will be featured nightly. For more information about volunteer opportunities, including auditions for scare actors, decorating, running activities & games please visit the website. For specific details, dates, times and costs visit www.SugarSandPark.org or call the Community Center at 561-347-3900.

6th Annual Daytime Radness

Friday, Oct. 21, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., VIP-5 a.m.

Island Water Sports

1985 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Get ready for the madness to begin. It’s time for Daytime Radness! Fight Cancer with the Hager Family & GrindFor Life. Enjoy the biggest sale of the year plus ramp jam, water slide, meet the pros and much more. For more information or VIP passes visit www.DaytimeRadness.com.

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Posted on 05 October 2016 by LeslieM

Movies in the Park — Hotel Transylvania 2

Friday, Oct. 7, 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Villages of Hillsboro Park

4111 NW 6 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free. Bring blankets and lawn chairs. Food truck, movie concessions, glow merchandise available for purchase. For more information, call 954-480-4429. For a full listing of this season’s movies and dates, visit www.dfb.city/moviesinthepark.

Barefoot Mailman Remembrance Day

Saturday Oct. 8

Sail times: 9, 10, 11 a.m., noon, 1, 2, 3 p.m.

Sands Harbor Resort and Marina

125 N. Riverside Dr.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Special Hillsboro Lighthouse tour. Current HLPS membership or $25 per person transportation fee required. Parking is on the east side of street in the city (pay) parking lot. Registration/check-in starts 30 minutes prior to the first sail time and remains open until the last boat returns. For more information, visit www.hillsborolighthouse.org

Movie Night at the Library — Star Trek: First Contact

Saturday, Oct. 8, 2 p.m.

Percy White Library

837 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free event. Sponsored by the Friends of Percy White Library. For information, call 954-357-7680.

Pancake Breakfast

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

Elks Lodge

700 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Hosted by the Benevolent Patriotic Order of DOES, Drove 142. Open to the public. Adults: $6/Children: $3. For information, call 954-255-3130.

The Woman’s Club of DB meets

Tuesday, Oct. 11, 1 p.m.

Woman’s Club

910 E. Hillsboro Blvd.,

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Light refreshments provided. Guests welcome to attend. The Woman’s Club fosters community improvement through volunteer service. For more information, call 954-421-4700 or visit www.dbwc.org.

Tuesday Night Beach Dance

Tuesday, Oct. 11, 7 to 9 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Johnny Vincent will be playing. Wear your dancing shoes and bring beach chair. Free event. For more information, call 954-480-4429

Deerfield Beach Arboretum meets

Thursday, Oct. 13, 7 p.m.

Arboretum at Constitution Park

2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Speaker: Anthony (Tony) Brown. Also usual plant give-away. Light refreshments will be served. Free meeting open to the public. For more information, call 954-480-4494.

Sisterhood of Temple Beth Israel meets

Thursday, Oct. 13, 11:30 a.m.

Temple Beth Israel

201 S. Military Tr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Speaker: Carol Smith, League of Women voters. A mini lunch will be served. Cost: $10 at the door. For more information, contact 954-427-5743 or 954-427-9902.

Save the Date: Book Signing/ Discussion with Martha Lemasters

Wednesday, Oct. 19

Noon

Deerfield Beach City Hall

150 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

2 p.m.

Century Plaza Leon Slatin Library

1856 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

7 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Woman’s Club

910 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The Step: One Woman’s Journey to Finding her Own Happiness and Success During the Apollo Space Program is a riveting insider’s look at the real dream team who made this extraordinary achievement, landing a man on the moon, possible. Bold and complex, women’s issues and equality are underlying themes of this richly woven tale. Science, history, humor and romance all intermingle in this fresh and inspiring account of one woman’s journey as she overcomes every obstacle on her path to finding happiness and success. Meet author Martha Lemasters, who will talk about the book and history. For information, call 954-429-0378.

The Great Gatsby Casino Night benefiting Coastal Boxer Rescue

Friday Oct. 21, 7 to 11 p.m.

Royal Fiesta Event Center

1680 SE 3 Ct.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Dress for the 1920s. Casino Night offers Roulette, Craps and Blackjack table games. Enjoy buffet style dinner and open bar. Event ticket purchase includes 5,000 in casino chips plus 1 raffle ticket. Donate funds to get more casino chips. Pre-paid tickets are $75 each or $125 per couples. All ticket sales will end on Oct. 11. No tickets sales will be available at the door. Net proceeds benefit Coastal Boxer Rescue of Florida. www.coastalboxers.org.

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Posted on 29 September 2016 by LeslieM

Make America Rock Festival

Friday, Sept. 30, doors open 6 p.m., starts 7 p.m.

Pompano Beach Amphitheater

1806 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Featuring: Trapt, Saliva, Saving Abel, Alien Ant Farm, Crazytown, 12 Stones & Tantric. Tickets: $25-$75. Service fees and credit card charges may apply. For tickets, visit www.theamppompano.org or call 954-519-5500 for more information.

Fall Yard Sale

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

St Peter’s Anglican Church

1416 SE 2 Terr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Great variety of items, priced to sell. Also “Blessing of the animals” Held in air-conditioning inside. Rain or shine. For information, call 954-695-0336.

Guided Tour

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

Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Guided tours of the historic Butler House. New Alice B Gift Shop now open. Visit www.deerfieldbeachhistoricalsociety.com.

20th Annual Dunn’s Run

Sunday, Oct. 2, 7:30 a.m. start

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441 on Deerfield Beach

5K Walk/Run-5 mile along the beach. Proceeds benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County. Register now at www.dunnsrun.com. For more information, call 954-537-1010 or email eblanco-bridgen@bgcbc.org.

High Holiday Services at Chabad

Monday, Oct. 3 and Tuesday, Oct. 4, 9:30 a.m.

Morning Prayers, 11:30 a.m.

Venetian Isle Shopping Center

2025 E. Sample Rd.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Everyone is welcome. Shofar Blowing. No tickets, no membership, no affiliation required. For more information, visit www.JewishLHP.com

Tuesday Night Beach Dance

Tuesday, Oct. 4, 7 to 9 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Total Recall” will be playing. Wear dancing shoes and bring beach chair. Free event. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Save the Date: 2nd Annual Deerfield Beach Fall Festival

Saturday, Oct. 15, 3 to 7 p.m.

Pioneer Park

501 NE Eller St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Enjoy a day of fun with the entire family! This festive event includes several fun activities, such as picking out the perfect pumpkin from the pumpkin patch, running through a hay maze, enjoying live entertainment, a friendly petting zoo, hay rides, tasty treats and much more! For more information, call 954-480-4429.

The Great Gatsby Casino Night

Friday Oct. 21, 7 to 11 p.m.

Royal Fiesta Event Center

1680 SE 3 Ct.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Dress for the 1920s. Casino Night offers roulette, craps and blackjack table games. Enjoy buffet style dinner and open bar. Event ticket purchase includes 5,000 in casino chips plus 1 raffle ticket. Donate funds to get more casino chips. Pre-paid tickets are $75 each or $125 per couples. All ticket sales will end on Oct. 11; no tickets sales will be available at the door. Net proceeds benefit Coastal Boxer Rescue of Florida.

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Posted on 22 September 2016 by LeslieM

Where Runway Meets Broadway

Friday, Sept. 23, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Wick Theatre and Costume Museum

7901 N. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33487

The Wick Costume Museum’s Gala Fundraiser features vintage fashion and costume brilliance ranging from the 1880s to the 1980s. Gala Luncheon Event: $150, of which $100 is tax deductible. Visit www.thewick.org or call 561-995-2333 for more information. The museum opens to the general public on Sept. 24.

5th Annual Breakfast Palooza

Saturday, Sept. 24, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Church of the Living God Fellowship Hall

186 SW 6 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Bid on the finest home baked goods in town, homemade and preserved from grandparents and great grandparent’s cookbooks. Also enjoy entertainment. Donation: $15 (includes breakfast and chance to win a designer handbag.) $6: Children 12 and under. For tickets, call 954-235-7944 or email bfulmore235@gmail.com. For more information, visit www.breastedsoldiers.org.

Smithsonian Museum Day Live

Saturday, Sept. 24, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Free Tours. Donations accepted.

Historic Butler House

380 E Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Old School Museum

232 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Florida Railway Museum

1300 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

For more information about these events, visit

www.deerfield-history.org or call 954-429-0378.

Fall Yard Sale

Saturday, Sept. 24, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

St Peter’s Anglican Church

1416 SE 2 Terr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Great variety of items, priced to sell. Held in air-conditioning inside. Rain or shine. For information, call 954-695-0336.

4th Annual Festi-Fall

Saturday, Sept. 24, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

St. Ambrose Catholic Church

380 S. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Handmade arts & crafts, holiday gift jewelry, baked goods and much more. Admission: $2, Children under 12 free with donation of canned goods. Proceeds benefit Zonta Club service projects. For more information, call 561-392-2223.

Safety event

Saturday, Sept.24, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Lou Bachrodt Chevrolet

1801 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33069

Certified car seat installation technicians and participating agencies will install and/or inspect your car seat. There will also be fun activities for children and equipment dis-plays by BSO and Pompano Beach Fire Rescue. Free event. Visit www.sheriff.org for more safety tips and information.

Authors and Autographs

Sunday, Sept. 25, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Local authors will sell and autograph their books. Fee: Donation. For more information about these events, visit www.deerfield-history.org or call 954-429-0378.

6th Annual Two Georges at the Cove Golf Tournament

Monday, Sept. 26, 1:15 p.m.

Deer Creek Country Club

2801 Deer Creek Country Club Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Four man scramble with a 1:15 p.m. shotgun start. Cost: $150 per person (includes range balls, fees, carts, beer/soft drinks on course and dinner & awards banquet to follow at Two Georges at the Cove.) Also contests, raffle prizes and 50/50 drawing. Proceeds to benefit the Boys and Girls Club. For more information or to register, contact Denise Buzzelli at 954-427-0353.

Save the Date: 20th Annual Dunn’s Run

Sunday, Oct. 2, 7:30 a.m.

Beginning at Deerfield beach

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

5K Walk/Run-5 mile along the beach. Proceeds benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County. Register now at: www.dunnsrun.com. For more information, call 954-537-1010 or email cjohnson@bgbc.org. See more, including pre-event packet pick up dates on pg. 5.

Barktoberfest/K9 Splash Adventure Event

Quiet Waters Park

Saturday, Oct. 8 and Sunday, Oct. 9, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Rescue groups/adoptions, doggie marketplace, kiddie face painting, bounce houses and more. K9 Splash Adventure — 8 a.m. to 2:50 p.m. One small dog only session, 8 a.m. to 8:50 a.m. (25 lbs. or less). Sessions begin on the hour. Dogs must be sociable/well behaved and must have proof of current rabies vaccination and tag.$5 per dog — 50 min. session. Two sessions per day. Gate entrance fee: $1.50, age 5 and under: free. For more information, call 954-357-5100.

Sign up now for Writing Workshop

Friday, Oct. 14, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Faulk Center for Counseling

22455 Boca Rio Road

Boca Raton, FL 33433

Every Friday through Nov. 18. Join instructor Emily Rosen, M.A., M.S. for Memories, Milestones, Memoirs and More Writing Workshop. It can be painful, frustrating, freeing, revealing, validating … but, mostly, it’s fun and supportive. $30 per session/$150 If you sign up for all six on first day. R.S.V.P. to erosen424@aol.com. Visit www.emilyrosen424.com for more information.

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Conversation Piece: a Modern Salon

Friday, Sept. 16, 7 to 10 p.m.

Bailey Contemporary Arts

41 NE 1 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Artist Jonathan Rockford, comedian Robert Bass and musician Wayne Perry will discuss the topic: Art/Tech/Collaboration. These events are presented in conjunction with the Round Table Project. Reception precedes discussion. Tickets: $10 (Pre-Registration.) Available on Eventbrite. For more information, call 954-284-0141.

1st annual Deerfield Beach Jr. Anglers Day

Saturday, Sept. 17, 8 a.m. to noon

International Fishing Pier

200 NE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Youth fishing event includes: fishing clinics/exhibitors, goodie bags, arts & crafts, face painting and balloon art, Free for children ages 5-13. Register now at www.dfb.city/registration or by visiting any community center. Parking on barrier island is on a first come, first serve basis and is metered parking. Complimentary shuttle service will be available at the Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex (445 SW 2 St.) to the International Fishing Pier. This shuttle service will run continuously from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For more information, call the Community Events and Outreach Division at 954-480-4429 or visit www.dfb.city/jranglersday. (See more on the front page)

Clean Up Deerfield Beach

Saturday, Sept. 17, 9 a.m. to noon

South of Pier (park near fire station)

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Bring water and sunscreen. Pick up parking pass at chickee hut (limited number available.) Place parking pass on dashboard of your vehicle for duration of cleanup. Email coastalcleanup@broward.org to register for this year’s cleanup event. Include your name, contact information, organization, site at which you wish to participate and number of attendees. For more information, please visit www.broward.org/NaturalResources/BeachAndMarine under Coastal Cleanup.

Church of Christ 38th Anniversary Celebration

Sunday, Sept. 18

9 a.m., Sunday school

10 a.m., morning worship, Guest Minister,

Brother Alvin Daniels

Deerfield Beach Church of Christ

360 SW 2 Ave., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

12:30 p.m., Lunch

2 p.m., Song Fest, featuring Majestic Voices, Harmony of

Hope & Grace Notes, followed by abbreviated service.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Sunday, Sept. 18 to Wednesday, Sept. 21

7:30 p.m., Nightly, Minister, Henry L. Ward

Deerfield Beach Church of Christ

360 SW 2 Ave., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

For more information, call 954-609-8215.

Deerfield Beach Chapter of Hadassah meets

Monday, Sept. 19, noon

Le Club-Activity Center, Room C

3501 West Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

First meeting of the season features a guest speaker from the Broward Sheriff’s Office regarding safety tips/crime prevention for seniors. Refreshments served. For information, call 954-427-9920.

Pompano Fine Food & Wine

Tuesday, Sept. 20, 5:30 p.m.

Sheraton Suites Cypress Creek

555 NW 62 St.

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309

Features local restaurants showcasing their finest dishes to guests who have the opportunity to taste wines and great food from around the world. Also, Chinese auction, silent auction and live auction.VIP tickets: $85/4 for $300. General admission: $60/4- $200. To order tickets, visit www.pompanobeachchamber.com or call 954-941-2940.

General Federated Woman’s Club of DB meets

Wednesday, Sept. 21, 7 p.m.

Woman’s Club

910 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

For more information, call 954-421-4700.

Save the Date Events: 5th Annual Breakfast Palooza

Saturday, Sept. 24, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Church of the Living God Fellowship Hall

186 SW 6 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Bid on the finest home baked goods in town, homemade and preserved from grandparents and great grandparent’s cook-books. Also enjoy entertainment. Donation-$15 (includes breakfast and chance to win a designer handbag.) $6-Children 12 and under. For tickets, call 954-235-7944 or email bfulmore235@gmail.com. Visit www.breastedsoldiers.org

Smithsonian Museum Day Live

Saturday, Sept. 24, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Free Tours. Donations accepted.

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

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

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

Authors and Autographs

Sunday, Sept. 25, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Local authors will sell and autograph their books. Fee: Donation. For more information, visit www.deerfield-history.org or call 954-429-0378.

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Open House Meet and Greet at First Christian Day School

Thursday, Sept. 8, 6 p.m.

First Christian Church

1860 NE 39 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Tour natural environment preschool and meet early childhood professionals. Pre-School for ages 2, 3 & 4 and free 3-hour Florida VPK and After School care. Also new program Mom’s Morning Out for 2-year-olds. For information, call 954-942-2549.

Worth the Drive: Sushi & Stroll

Friday, Sept. 9, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens

4000 Morikami Park Rd.

Delray Beach, FL 33446

Stroll the gardens, sip craft sakis, taste Asian cuisine, shop in the Museum Store and listen to the roar of Fushu Daiko’s taiko drum performances. Adults: $15, children (6-17): $9, under 6 Free. Seniors and military: $13 (with valid ID), students: $11 (with valid ID). For more information, call 561-495-0233 or visit www.morikami.org.

Women’s Chorus Open House

Wednesday, Sept. 9, 10 a.m.

Unitarian Universalist Church Of Ft. Lauderdale  

3970 NW 21 Ave.

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309

Broward Women’s Choral Group is looking for women who love to sing. Rehearsals are Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to noon. For information, call 954-677-3190 or email info@bwcchoralgroup.org.

Flyway Planting Party

Saturday, Sept. 10, 9 a.m. till noon

Deerfield Island Park

217 NE 5 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Broward County Parks and Recreation Division invites the public to help plant 1,000 native trees to help birds and butterflies migrate along the Atlantic Flyway. Participants should wear closed-toe shoes, gloves and other protective clothing and bring sunscreen, insect repellent, drinking water and a snack. For all ages. Free seedlings will be available to participants who want to improve their community, clean our air and water, and help wildlife by providing places for them to thrive. Sign up by calling 954-357-5100 or register online.

5th Annual Brazilian Beat

Saturday, Sept. 10, 6 to 11 p.m.

Mizner Park Amphitheater

590 Plaza Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Come hear the sounds of Grammy nominated singer-songwriter Bebel Gilberto and Samba drummers. See beautiful costumed dancers in a Rio-style parade, enjoy savory Brazilian cuisine and cocktails, a Zumba showcase, a Capoeira circle, street dancing and more. Free community event.

Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, Sept. 11, 9 a.m. to Noon

Elks Lodge

700 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Hosted by the Benevolent Patriotic Order of Does, Drove 142. Adults-$5/Children-$2.50. Open to the public. For information, call 954-255-3130.

Singers Dream Reunion Workshop & Dinner Showcase

Friday, Sept. 16 (pre-registration)

Hampton Inn

660 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Singers, musicians and artists that have been, or desire to be, taught coached or mentored by internation-ally acclaimed singer/musician/teacher Gene Townsel and Berklee voice professor/recording artist Jeff Ramsey, sign up; space is limited. Tickets andpre-registration forms are available at The Source, 230 Lock Rd. Deerfield Beach, FL 33442. Pre-registration is $40 and on site is $45. Advance tickets for Dinner Showcase: $45-singles/$85 – couples. Tickets at the door: $50-singles/$95-couples. For information or registration, call 561-436-0868.

Save the Date:

Fifth Annual Breakfast Palooza

Saturday, Sept. 24, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Church of the Living God Fellowship Hall

186 SW 6 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Bid on the finest home baked goods in town, homemade and preserved from grandparents and great grandparent’s cookbooks. Also enjoy entertainment. Donation-$15 (includes breakfast and chance to win a designer handbag.) Children 12 and under $6. For tickets, call 954-235-7944 or email bfulmore235@gmail.com. Visit www.breastedsoldiers.org.

Save the Date:

Smithsonian Museum Day Live

Saturday, Sept. 24, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Free Tours. Donations accepted.

Historic Butler House

380 E, Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Old School Museum

232 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Florida Railway Museum

1300 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Authors and Autographs

Sunday, Sept. 25, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Local authors will sell and autograph their books. Want avendor table? Email elilly707@aol.com.

For more information about these events, visit www.deerfield-history.org or call 954-429-0378.

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Guided Tour

Saturday, Sept. 3, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Guided tours of the Historic Butler House. New Alice B Gift Shop now open. Tours conducted every Saturday. Visit www.deerfieldbeachhistoricalsociety.com.

Presentation about Zika

Tuesday, Sept. 6, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Percy White Library

837 E. Hillsboro Blvd

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Spokesperson from Florida Dept. of Health in Broward County will discuss Zika, the mosquito-borne disease that has affected parts of Florida. For more information, call 954-357-7680.

Open House Meet and Greet

Thursday, Sept. 8, 6 p.m.

First Christian Day School

1860 NE 39 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Tour preschool and meet early childhood professionals. The preschool is for ages 2, 3 & 4. Free 3-hour Florida VPK and After School care. Also new program: Mom’s Morning Out for 2 year olds. For information, call 954-942-2549.

Friends of the DB Arboretum meets

Thursday, Sept. 8, 7 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Arboretum

Constitution Park

2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Speaker, Ira Wechterman, president of the Friends of Deerfield Island Park, will talk about this natural nature preserve — what it is now and what it will become. Plant giveaway. Light refreshments will be served. Meeting is free and open to the public. For information, call 954-480-4495 or visit www.treezoo.com.

Sisterhood of Temple Beth Israel meets

Thursday, Sept. 8, 11:30 a.m.

Temple Beth Israel

201 S. Military Tr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Ron Masloff discusses High Holy Days in the first meeting of the season. Mini lunch will be served. For information, call 954-428-6265.

Super Circuit Fitness program registration

Wednesday, Sept 10, 8:15 to 9:15 a.m.

Pioneer Park

222 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Cardio and strength/endurance fitness training program. Every Saturday. Registration $9 per single class/$64 for 8 classes. Register today at any City of Deerfield Beach community centers or visit www.deerfield-beach.com/registration. For information, call 954-480-4361.

Save the Date: Woman’s Club meets

Tuesday, Sept. 13, 1 p.m.

Woman’s Club

910 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Program features talk on caregiving by author Chris Maclellan. Light refreshments will be served. Guests are welcome. For more information, call 954-421-4700 or visit our website at www.dbwc.org.

1st Annual Jr. Anglers Day

Saturday, Sept. 17, 8 a.m. to noon

International Fishing Pier

200 NE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Youth fishing event includes fishing clinics/exhibitors, goody bags, arts and crafts, face painting and balloon art. Free for children ages 5-13. Register now at www.dfb.city/registration or by visiting any community center. Parking on barrier island is on a first come, first serve basis and is metered parking. Complimentary shuttle service will be available at the Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex (445 SW 2 Street) to the International Fishing Pier. This shuttle service will run continuously from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For more information, call the Community Events and Outreach Division at 954-480-4429 or visit www.dfb.city/jranglersday.

Zonta Seeks vendors

The Zonta Club of Greater Deerfield Beach are inviting all crafters of handmade creations, fine arts, jewelry, holiday gift items, pottery and other artisans, as well as orchid sellers, to join them from. at their annual Festi-Fall, to be held on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m, at the St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 360 S. Federal Hwy., in Deerfield Beach. The vendor space is 8 x 8 and costs $40 per space, two spaces for $75. They are expecting a good crowd. Visit www.zontadeerfieldbeach.org or contact Sandy Manning at 561-392-2223 or bosanboc@bellsouth.net for more information.

What’s Happening at BaCA in September

RE-Produce Art Exhibit

Thursday, Sept. 1 to Thursday, Sept. 29

Kick off the season with curator Lisa Rockford, and “RE-Produce,” a juried exhibition seeking artworks that utilize found objects and unexpected debris materials and transform them into works of splendor. Opening Reception Thursday, Sept. 8, 6 to 9 p.m. Free.

Craft Brew & Arts Festival

Old Town Untapped, Pompano

Friday, Sept. 2, 6 to 10 p.m.

A night filled with free craft beer samples from Pompano’s own breweries, live music, food trucks, art and more! Free. 1st Friday of the each month. For more information, call 954-786-7824.

Fresh Air with Byrd

Wednesday, Sept. 7, 7 to 8 p.m.

Bi-monthly writing workshop for all levels of writers and performers. Classes can be taken sequentially or individually. Artists who participate in this workshop also receive a ticket into the all-arts open mic night at Bailey Contemporary Arts (BaCA), happening on the same night. Tickets: $15. Space is limited. Register on website.

Lyrics Lab Wednesday, Sept. 7, 8 to 11 p.m.Bring your latest work — poems, verses, songs, lyrics and beats and share in our intimate space, accompanied by live music. Tickets: $10. For more information, call 954-284-0141.

BaCA is located at 41 NE 1 St., Pompano Beach, FL 33060. For more events, visit www.baileyarts.org.

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Creative Clash at Magnetic Pompano

Friday, Aug. 26, 7 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre, Ste. 108

1955 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Competing artists will be painting on mannequins. Winner will become first Macy’s Pompano artist of the month, and will have pieces of their work exhibited on the 2nd floor display gallery. Come cheer on and meet artists. This free event is open to the public. R.S.V.P. at www.magneticpompano.org or call 954-839-9578.

A Day in the Park

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

Mayo Howard Park

(Just North of Cracker Barrel)

1131 FAU Research Park Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Join Gwyndolen Clark-Reed (running for State Senate, District 34) and Whitney Rawls (running for State Rep. District 92) for the “3P’s” (pens, pencils & paper giveaway). There also will be free hot dogs, chips and Capri Sun (while supplies last.) Enjoy music and super slide. Free event.

McMahon Mix & Mingle Fundraiser

Saturday, Aug. 27, 7:30 p.m.

McIsland

601 NE 3 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Help raise funds for U Can Ride therapeutic horseback riding program which helps special needs individuals. Includes dinner buffet, open bar, entertainment, billiards, arcade games & raffle prizes. Minimum $15 donation. R.S.V.P. with the amount of people in your party to http://mixandmingle.pingg.com/mix.

Authors and Autographs

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

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Local authors will sell and autograph their books. Used book sale too. Free event. Donations accepted. www.deerfield-history.org or call 954-429-0378.

Adult coloring class

Monday, Aug. 29, noon to 2 p.m.

NE Focal Point Senior Center

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Coloring generates wellness and quietness while stimulating the brain areas related to the senses and creativity. No fee for class. Bring your own coloring pencils/markers. Drawings will be provided. For more information, call 954-480-4447 or email nefocalpoint@deerfield-beach.com. Classes held every Monday.

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Super Circuit Fitness Registration

Saturday, Sept. 10 through Oct. 29

8:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.

Pioneer Park

222 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

One hour cardio and strength/endurance fitness training program. Registration is $9 per single class or 8 classes for $64. Register today at any of the City of Deerfield Beach community centers, or visit www.dfb.city/registration. For additional information, call 954-480-4361.

6th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Saturday, Sept. 17, 8 a.m.

Crystal Lake Golf Club

3810 Crystal Lake Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33064

Hosted by Kiwanis Club of Deerfield Beach. All proceeds benefit Kiwanis children’s charities. Registration: $125-individual/$500 foursome (includes continental breakfast and awards luncheon.) Extras include: raffle prizes, silent auction, 50/50 raffle, free drinks on the course. Many sponsorships still available. Contact Henry at 954-242-6083 or hgouldrealtor@comcast.net, or Kerri at 954-980-1833 or kerri1217@gmail.com.

Save the Date:

Friends of the DB Arboretum meets

Thursday, Sept. 8, 7 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Arboretum

Constitution Park

2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Speaker will be Ira Wechterman, president of the Friends of Deerfield Island Park. Hear about this natural nature preserve … what it is now and what it will become. Plant giveaway. Light refreshments will be served. Meeting is free and open to the public. For information, call 954-480-4495 or visit www.treezoo.com.

2nd Annual Women in Deerfield Expo

Thursday, Sept. 15, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Royal Fiesta Caterers

The Cove Shopping Center

1680 SE 3 Court

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Showcase your woman-owned or woman-oriented business. Must provide a sample or service to attendees. Vendor space is limited and first come first served. Register at www.deerfieldchamber.com or call Daisja Brinson at 954-427-1050. Presented by the Deerfield Beach Chamber of Commerce.

11th Annual Shop For A Cause

Friday, Aug. 26 through Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016.

Macy’s has provided Gateway Community Outreach (GCO), in Deerfield Beach, with shopping passes to sell for $5 each. GCO will keep 100 percent of the proceeds for every shopping pass that it sells. By purchasing a shopping pass from GCO, customers support homelessness prevention and can enjoy discounts at Macy’s.

For more information, visit www.macys.com/shopforacause.To purchase a shopping pass, contact Madonna Letourneau at 954-725-8434 or 561-289-6127 or visit www.gcoflorida.org.

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Dive-In Movie — The Good Dinosaur

Friday, Aug. 19, 7:30 p.m.

Aquatics Center

501 SE 6 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free movie. For information call,954-420-2262 or visit www.Deerfield-Beach.com.

Summer Time Fun

Friday, Aug. 19, 5 to 9 p.m.

Sprinkles & Scoops Ice Cream Shop

1624 SE 3 Ct.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

It is almost time to go back to school so take the whole family for some ice cream at this new-to-The-Cove ice cream shop. Besides delighting in some tasty flavors, you will be helping out a good cause. Twenty percent of proceeds benefit NE Focal Point CASA, Inc. For more information, call 954-480-4460.

Movies on the Lawn – The Lorax 3-D

Friday, Aug. 19, 8 p.m.

Intersection of Atlantic Blvd.

and Pompano Beach Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnics. Free, family friendly event. For more information, call 954-786-4111 or visit www.pompanobeachfl.gov.

Guided Tour

Saturday, Aug. 20, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Get a guided tour of the Historic Butler House. Visit the new Alice B. Gift Shop. For more information, visit www.deerfieldbeachhistoricalsociety.com.

David Presler performs

Temple Beth Israel

Sunday, Aug. 21, 2 p.m.

201 S. Military Tr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Cantor and entertainer, David Presler, performs. Tickets are free and can be reserved by email at etaarts@aol.com or call 954-421-7060. Donations are welcome.

Kristin’s Catching Up Fundraiser

Sunday, Aug. 21, 5 to 9 p.m.

American Rock Bar and Grill

1600 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

This Cultural Collision Bash will be filled with music, performance art, entertainment, food, fun and raffles. This will be an evening of good vibes you won’t want to miss. The event will support Kristin Cappiello as she faces unprecedented challenges in her life. Please call 754-235-3783 for details.

Tuesday Night Beach Dance

Tuesday, Aug. 23, 7 to 9 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Total Recall will be playing. Wear your dancing shoes and bring a beach chair for a fun evening under the stars. Free. Sponsored by the City of D.B. For information, call 954-480-4429.

$1 Short Stack Day

Tuesday, Aug. 23, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m

IHOP

516 S. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

100 percent of the proceeds will be donated to No Kid Hungry to help end child hunger. You can also donate to the No Kid Hungry campaign by visiting www.IHOP.com from Aug. 1 through Sept. 25.

National Lighthouse Preservation Day

Saturday, Aug. 20, hourly from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sands Harbor Dock

125 N. Riverside Dr.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

If you have never gone before or if it has been awhile, now is the time to visit the historic Hillsboro Lighthouse. Be aware it gets windy up there, but it provides amazing views of the whole area, so bring your camera. Just walking around the grounds and seeing the Barefoot Mailman statue and other memorials make it a worthy visit and a beautiful day. Transportation is by boat. Arrive at dock 10 to 20 minutes before departure to register. Parking is on east side of street in city (pay) parking lot. Must wear flat, closed shoes. Children must be 4 ft. tall to climb the tower. No pets. $25; free to HLPS members. For more information, visit www.hillsborolighthouse.org/tours.

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NE Focal Point Preschool Open House

Thursday, Aug. 11, 7 to 8:30 p.m.

NE Focal Point

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Free Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten offered for ages 2-5 years, beginning Aug. 22. Open year round, Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuition includes breakfast, lunch and snacks. Art, music, computer classes and swimming lessons also included. Teachers are certified. For information, call 954-480-4473 or email: jhafer@fdeerfield-beach.com.

Music under the Stars

Friday, Aug. 12, 7 p.m.

Pompano Beach Great Lawn

Corner Atlantic Blvd. & Pompano Beach Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Featured band D Funk and the Flo (R&B and Funk band).Music under the Stars will be held the second Friday of every month For more information, visit www.pompanobeachfl.gov or call 954-786-4111.

Sushi & Stroll

Friday, Aug. 12, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens

4000 Morikami Park Rd.

Delray Beach, FL 33446

Cool off as you stroll the gardens, sip craft sakis, taste Asian cuisine, shop in the museum store and listen to the roars of Fushu Daiko’s taiko drum performances. Adults: $15, children (6-17): $9, under 6 free. Seniors/Military: $13 (with valid ID), students: $11 (with valid ID). Food and drinks are not included in the admission price. Call 561-495-0233 or visit www.morikami.org.

Guided Tour

Saturday, Aug. 13, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Guided tours of the Historic Butler House. New Alice B Gift Shop now open. Fee: donation.

Back to School Fair

Saturday, Aug. 13, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreation Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Students will receive free backpacks full of supplies, free haircuts, free health screenings. Demonstrations by Broward Sheriff Office’s fire trucks and equipment. Free food & refreshments. For additional information, call 754-224-9182.

Talk to the Mayor

Tuesday, Aug. 16, 7 p.m.

City Commission Chambers

150 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Mayor Jean Robb invites residents to her annual “Talk to the Mayor” event. In addition to sharing your comments and questions, there will be a presentation by the developer of the proposed Dixie Highway apartment complex, Deer Trace residences [see more, Pg. 6]. That will be followed by a short update on the Infrastructure Surtax Referendum that voters will see on the November ballot. As a part of that presentation, you will see the list of proposed city infrastructure projects that could be funded by the surtax should voters choose to support that referendum. For more information, contact the City Manager’s office at 954-480-4263.

Vendor Registration for 2nd Annual Women in Deerfield Beach Expo

Thursday, Sept. 15, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Royal Fiesta Caterers

The Cove Shopping Center

1680 SE 3 Court

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Showcase your woman-owned or woman-oriented business. Must provide a sample or service to attendees. Vendor space is limited and first come, first served. Register at www.deerfieldchamber.com or call Daisja Brinson at 954-427-1050. Presented by the Deerfield Beach Chamber of Commerce.

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