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Posted on 22 August 2012 by LeslieM

Cove Neighborhood Watch Meeting

Thursday, August 23 – 7 p.m.

DB Chamber of Commerce Building 1601 E. Hillsboro Blvd., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

For more information or to be put on distribution list, email DFBCove@gmail.com.

 

Closing Reception “Hot Fun in the Summertime”

Thursday, August 23 – 7-10 p.m.

D’Larosa-Lurie Gallery 302 S. Federal Hwy., Boca Raton, FL 33432

Featuring Andy Warhol as “The Model Boy.” Captured for eternity by renowned photographer David Siqueiros more than 25 years ago, these are limited edition photographs never before seen! Also featuring: sculptors – Michel Hernadez, Harriet Fuld, Stanley Goodman and Peggy Greenfield. Featured Artists: P. Cherry, Mark Cherry, Anne Deon, Rosanne Saccoccio and Sinuhe Vega. 561-843-9291.

 

Women’s Equality Day Celebration

Friday, August 24 – 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Florida Atlantic University, Engineering Bldg. 777 Glades Rd., Boca Raton, FL 33431

Free event Commemorating the 92nd anniversary of women’s voting rights. Theme: ‘Voting is Power.’ Keynote speaker: Susan Bucher, the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections, and other panelists, including Pam Goodman, former vice president of the League of Women Voters; Josephine Beoku-Betts, director of FAU Center for Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies; Candace Britt, FAU Honors Student in the Center for Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies; and Thomas Burns of Morgan Stanley Smith Barney. Attendees are encouraged to dress in white and purple as did the suffragists. For more information, call 561-297-3865.

 

Remembering Andrew Admission Special: Zoo Miami

Friday, August 24 – 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Zoo Miami 12400 SW 152 St., Miami, FL 33177

Buy one admission, get one admission FREE of equal or lesser value – in honor of Hurricane Andrew’s 20th Anniversary! General admission: $15.95 plus tax/adult; $11.95 plus tax/child 3-12. Parking free. For more information, visit www.zoomiami.org or call 305-251-0400.

 

D.B. McDonald’s grand reopening

Saturday, August 25 – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

McDonald’s 3901 W. Hillsboro Blvd., Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Visit by Ronald McDonald, free children’s activities with a bounce house, face painting, balloon artist. Popcorn sales benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities. Through Sept. 3, Happy Meals are $1.99.

 

Shop for a Cause Fundraiser

Saturday, August 25

Macy’s – Various locations

Macy’s shoppers can save 25 percent on most items and enter to win $500 gift card. Fundraiser for Pompano Beach resident Torryn Battle, who was hit by a car and is paralyzed from the neck down and ventilatordependent. Proceeds will help fund a customized power wheelchair and device that allows him to communicate with his eyes, as well as an automated voice to help with communication. Contact LeAnne Kerr at 954-589-9991 or www.HelpHopeLive.org and search Torryn Battle’s page to donate.

 

Singing & Swinging in the Pines

Saturday, August 25 – 6 to 9 p.m.

Boca Raton Children’s Museum 498 Crawford Blvd., Boca Raton, FL 33432

Fundraiser benefits Boca Raton Children’s Museum. Food, fun, music, dance. Cost: $35 in advance/$50 at door. 561-368-6875 or www.cmboca.org.

 

City of D.B. Fall Baseball Registration

Monday, August 27 – Friday, August 31 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Middle School Athletic Complex 501 SE 6 Ave., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Coach Pitch/T-ball – ages 6 to 8 yrs old. Cost-$50 DB residents/ $60 for non-residents. Fall Ball – ages 9-11 and 12-15. Cost-$65 DB residents/$ 75 non-residents. Volunteer coaches and sponsors also needed. 954-426-4426.

 

“Feed the Children” Volunteers Needed

Wednesday, Aug. 29 – 8 a.m. to 2-3 p.m.

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

Volunteers needed to unload boxes of food and personal care items to distribute to 400 pre-selected families for event hosted by Gateway Community Outreach. 954- 725-8434.

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