HAPPENINGS

Posted on 06 December 2018 by LeslieM

Cocktails with Santa

Thursday, Dec. 6, 5:30 to 8 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Holiday foods and sweet treats. Adult beverages, photos with Santa and lots more fun. Donation is $20. For more information, call 954-429-0378.

December Business Breakfast

Thursday, Dec. 6, 7:30 to 9 a.m.

Wyndham Deerfield Beach Hotel

2096 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

They will be featuring one of the many charitable organizations in our community. Go and hear about the great work taking place at the Jim & Jan Moran Boys & Girls Club in Deerfield Beach, with an overview by Club Director Brenda Fulmore and a testimonial from alumnus Kencent Brown. Tickets (advance): Members, $25; non-members, $30 (at the door): Members, $30; non-members, $35. For more information or how to register, email info@deerfieldchamber.com.

Movies at the Park — Rise of the Guardians

Friday, Dec. 7, 7 to 9 p.m.

Athletics Complex

501 SE 6 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The Deerfield Beach Parks & Recreation Department will be hosting the third Movies in the Park. So grab a blanket and lawn chair and join them. The event is free. Popcorn and other refreshments will be available for purchase. For more information, call the Constitution Park at 954-480-4494.

Winter Wonderland

Saturday, Dec. 8, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park

401 Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Join the city for some wintery fun. Their celebration of the season features a parade at 11:15 a.m. highlighting the marching band of Deerfield Beach High School, a 70 ft. snow slide, a snow hill for climbing, trackless train, giant snow globe and a visit from Santa. The event and activities are free. Food will be available for purchase from Food Trucks and local vendors. Entry into the park is $1.50 a person. For more information, call 954-480-4494.

Pompano Beach Garden Club meeting

Monday, Dec. 10, 12:30 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The meeting is open to the public. The Program “Holiday Designs” presented by Pompano Beach Garden Club members. For more information, call 954-253-9938.

Deerfield Beach Arboretum meeting

Thursday, Dec. 13, 7 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Arboretum at Constitution Park

2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach Fl, 33442

Speaker will be Kristen Hoss. She is an educator and ecological consultant who teaches the Florida Master Naturalist Program in Broward County with over 25 years of experience in marine, aquatic and terrestrial ecology, and the management of natural areas, including wildlife. Her passion is making a difference in people’s lives. During this talk, you will learn the importance of native plants, as well as how to determine what plant to plant where. Light refreshments will be served. Several plant giveaways will be held. This meeting is free and open to the public. For more information, call 954-480-4494.

Save the Date:

56th Annual Holiday Boat Parade

Friday, Dec. 14, 6 to 10 p.m.

Sands Harbor Resort and Marina

125 N. Riverside Dr.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

This year’s Grand Marshals, The Freedom Fighter Outdoors members, will be on the lead boat in the parade and will visit the Sands Harbor Resort where the National Anthem will be performed. You’ll be able to enjoy the decorations and excitement of over 50 boats on parade. As a reminder to everyone, the bridges on Atlantic Boulevard, 14 St. Causeway and Hillsboro Boulevard will be in the upright position from approximately 6:15 to 9:30 p.m. for the Boat Parade to pass by. Traffic is usually extra heavy in those areas so please plan accordingly and drive safely. For more information, contact the Pompano Beach/Lighthouse Pt/Margate Chamber at 954-941-2940.

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, Dec. 15, 10 a.m. to noon

LHP Fire Rescue Station

3740 NE 22 Ave.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Open to all LHP children 12 and under.

Letters to Santa Claus

Through Saturday, Dec. 15

The City of Pompano Beach Parks & Recreation Department can help prove Santa’s “real” by delivering the letters to the North Pole and making sure Santa replies to your child’s letter. Letters and envelopes will be available to fill out for jolly ole St. Nicholas at the following recreation centers:

Emma Lou Olson – 1801 NE 6 St.

Highlands Center – 1650 NE 50 Ct.

McNair Center – 951 NW 27 Ave.

Mitchell Moore Center – 901 NW 10 St.

For more information, visit www.pompanobeachfl.gov or call 954-786-4111.

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Posted on 29 November 2018 by LeslieM

SW 10th Street Workshop

Thursday, Nov. 29, 2:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Doubletree Hotel

100 Fairway Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The workshop will have an open house format and FDOT staff will be available to answer questions. There will be a presentation every 30 minutes. Alternatives for SW 10 Street will be presented. This will be the first opportunity for many of you to see firsthand the concepts that FDOT is proposing for SW 10 Street. This is also your last major opportunity to provide comments and feedback. The next step during the summer of 2019 will be FDOT selecting a preferred alternative for design. For more information, contact FDOT at 954-777-4427 or toll free at 866-336-8435, ext. 4427, or via e-mail at Robert.Bostian@dot.state.fl.us, or visit the project website at www.sw10street.com.

Cookies and Fashion

at FIFI’S Fine Resale Apparel

Thursday, Nov. 29, 5:30 to 8 p.m.

FIFI’S Fine Resale Apparel

306 S. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

The Zonta Club of Greater Deerfield Beach invites all Fashionistas to join them on a FUNraising event. Enjoy shopping, along with friendship, cookies and wine. All proceeds to support Zonta’s various local charities. For more information, contact Sandy Manning at bosanboc@comcast.net or visit www.Zontadeerfieldbeach.org.

Members Only” Holiday Party

Thursday, Nov. 29, 5:30 to 9 p.m.

Sample-McDougald House Museum

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Enjoy an old-fashioned Christmas, sip on champagne and nibble on holiday treats as you preview this year’s fully decorated holiday home at the historic Sample-McDougald House. Open beer/wine bar, live musical entertainment. Santa arrives at 7 p.m. Enjoy hot apple cider on the porch, Miss Christmas Joy and more as you celebrate the holidays with your friends at the historic home. Membership can be purchased or renewed at the door or through their website starting at $35 (individual), $40 (duo) or $50 (family). For more information, visit www.samplemcdougald.org or call 754-307-5446.

District 2 Community Meeting

Thursday, Nov. 29, 7:30 p.m.

Hillsboro Community Center

50 Hillsboro Technology Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Vice Mayor Gloria J. Battle invites all District 2 residents to a District Meeting. Mayor Bill Ganz has been invited to present the 2018 State of the City. All residents are welcome to attend. For more information, contact the Office of the City Manager at 954-480-4263 or visit www.Deerfield-Beach.com.

Annie

Thursday, Nov. 29 to Sunday, Dec. 23

The Wick Theatre

7901 N. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33445

The Wick Theatre is proud to present Annie, starring Emmy Award-winning actress Sally Struthers as Miss Hannigan. Fun for the entire family, the Tony Award-winning Broadway hit features a terrific score and tells the heartwarming tale of Little Orphan Annie, who stole the heart of a lonely millionaire. Classic songs performed with a live orchestra include “Tomorrow,” “Easy Street,” “It’s the Hard-Knock Life,” and “You’re Never Fully Dressed without a Smile.” For tickets and more information, visit www.thewick.org or call 561-995-2333.

Coastal Cocktails

Deerfield Island Park

Saturday, Dec. 1, 3 to 7 p.m.

1720 Deerfield Island Park

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

First ferry from Sullivan Park leaves at 2:30 p.m. They will be serving light fare, wine, beer, water. There will be raffles, a silent auction and island music. Highlights will be tours of Deerfield Island Park, the Nature Center, and the official presentation of their new educational Wingspan exhibit. $20 donation per person for members and $45 non–members (includes 1 year membership). Rain Date: Sunday, Dec. 2. RSVP to iwechterman@gmail.com.

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, Dec. 1, 9 to 11:30 a.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

There will be breakfast, a chance to take a photo with Santa, and arts & crafts. Family of 4: $10. $5 for each additional person. For more information, call 954-429-0378. Save the Date for Cocktails with Santa on Dec. 6, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. for the adults to grab some spirits and sweet treats ($20 donation).

Letters to Santa Claus

Saturday, Dec. 1 to Saturday, Dec. 15

The City of Pompano Beach Parks & Recreation Department can help prove Santa’s “real” by delivering the letters to the North Pole and making sure Santa replies to your child’s letter. Letters and envelopes will be available to fill out for jolly ole St. Nicholas at the following recreation centers:

Emma Lou Olson – 1801 NE 6 St.

Highlands Center – 1650 NE 50 Ct.

McNair Center – 951 NW 27 Ave.

Mitchell Moore Center – 901 NW 10 St.

For more information, visit www.pompanobeachfl.gov or call 954-786-4111.

Save the Date:

Pompano Beach Garden Club meeting

Monday, Dec. 10, 12:30 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The meeting is open to the public. The Program “Holiday Designs” presented by Pompano Beach Garden Club members. For more information, call 954-253-9938.

Garden Club of Lighthouse Point

Meeting & Presentation

Thursday, Dec. 20, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Lighthouse Point Yacht Club

2701 NE 42 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Speaker will be Jason Liechty, Senior Environmental Coordinator Broward County Planning & Community Resilience Division. Presentation will be “Rising to the Challenge of Our Rising Seas.” This meeting is open and free to the public. For more information, email Caroline Steffen at c.caroline.steffen@aol.com or visit The Garden Club of Lighthouse Point at www.lhpgc.org.

Worth The Drive: Art Basel

Thursday, Dec. 6 through Sunday, Dec. 9

Miami Beach Convention Center

1901 Convention Center Dr.

Miami Beach, FL 33139

In their American show, leading galleries from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa show significant work from the masters of modern and contemporary art, as well as the new generation of emerging stars. Paintings, sculptures, installations, photographs, films and edition works of the highest quality are on display in the main exhibition hall. Public Days: Thursday, Dec. 6, 3 to 8 p.m.; Friday & Saturday, Dec. 7 & 8, noon to 8 p.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 9, 12 noon to 6 p.m. www.artbasel.com.

Deerfield Women’s Club travels

Friday & Saturday, Jan. 11 & 12

Overnight stay in St. Augustine and Jacksonville. Alhambra Dinner Theatre and historic St. Augustine plus second day dinner at Hurricane Pattie’s on the water before going home. Cost is $253.

Friday & Saturday, Feb. 22 & 23

Overnight in Ft. Myers. Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre to see “Guys and Dolls.” Shopping and lunch on the beach at Parrot Key. Cost is $183 all inclusive.

There is limited seating still available for all trips. For more information, or if you would like to go on these trips, contact Sally Brinkworth at 954-427-2175.

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Posted on 21 November 2018 by LeslieM

Coffee & Healthy Conversations

Wednesday, Nov. 28, 9 a.m.

Broward Health North

201 E. Sample Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33064

Stop by for a health checkup and cup of coffee. Includes free health screenings, such as posture evaluations, stroke risk assessments, cholesterol checks and more. There will be a physician lecture presented by Andre Landau, MD, Medical Director of Cardiac Services. To register, call 954-759-7400 and select option 5, or visit BrowardHealth.org/Events.

Broward County Wastewater Project Community Outreach Meeting

Thursday, Nov. 29, 7 p.m.

1147 Hillsboro Mile

Hillsboro Beach, 33062

Cookies and Fashion at

FIFI’S Fine Resale Apparel

Thursday, Nov. 29, 5:30 to 8 p.m.

FIFI’S Fine Resale Apparel

306 S. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

The Zonta Club of Greater Deerfield Beach invites all Fashionistas to join them on a FUNraising event. Enjoy shopping along with friendship, cookies and wine. All proceeds to support Zonta’s various local charities. For more information, contact Sandy Manning at bosanboc@comcast.net or visit www.Zontadeerfieldbeach.org.

Members Only” Holiday Party

Thursday, Nov. 29, 5:30 to 9 p.m.

Sample-McDougald House Museum

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Enjoy an old-fashioned Christmas, sip on champagne and nibble on holiday treats as you preview this year’s fully decorated holiday home. Open beer/wine bar, live musical entertainment. Santa arrives at 7 p.m. Hot apple cider on the porch, Miss Christmas Joy and more await you as you celebrate the holidays with your friends. Membership can be purchased or renewed at the door or through the website starting at $35 (individual), $40 (duo) or $50 (family). For more information, visit www.samplemcdougald.org or call 754-307-5446.

District 2 Community Meeting

Thursday, Nov. 29, 7:30 p.m.

Hillsboro Community Center

50 Hillsboro Technology Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Vice Mayor Gloria J. Battle invites all District 2 residents to a District Meeting. Mayor Bill Ganz has been invited to present the 2018 State of the City; therefore, all residents are welcome to attend. For more information, contact the Office of the City Manager at 954-480-4263 or visit www.Deerfield-Beach.com.

Coastal Cocktails

Saturday, Dec. 1, 3 to 7 p.m.

Deerfield Island Park

1720 Deerfield Island Park

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

First ferry from Sullivan Park leaves at 2:30 p.m. They will be serving light fare, wine, beer, water. There will be raffles, a silent auction and island music. Highlights will be tours of Deerfield Island Park, the Nature Center and the official presentation of their new educational Wingspan exhibit. $20 donation/per person for members and $45 non–members includes 1 year membership. This will be a unique experience to raise funds to improve the island by Friends of Deerfield Island Park. Rain Date: Sunday, Dec. 2. RSVP to iwechterman@gmail.com.

Save the Date:

Deerfield Beach Arboretum Meeting

Thursday, Dec. 13, 7 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Arboretum at Constitution Park

2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach Fl, 33442

Speaker will be Kristen Hoss. She is an educator and ecological consultant who teaches the Florida Master Naturalist Program in Broward County with over 25 years of experience in marine, aquatic and terrestrial ecology, and the management of natural areas, including wildlife. You will learn the importance of native plants, as well as how to determine what plant to plant where. Light refreshments will be served. Several plant giveaways will be held. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 954-480-4494.

Annie

Thursday, Nov. 29 to Sunday, Dec. 23

The Wick Theatre

7901 N. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33445

The Wick Theatre is proud to present Annie, starring Emmy Award-winning actress Sally Struthers as Miss Hannigan. Fun for the entire family, the Tony Award-winning Broadway hit features a terrific score and tells the heartwarming tale of Little Orphan Annie, who stole the heart of a lonely millionaire. Classic songs performed with a live orchestra include “Tomorrow,” “Easy Street,” “It’s a Hard Knock Life” and “You’re Never Fully Dressed without a Smile.” For tickets and showtimes, visit www.thewick.org or call 561-995-2333.

3rd Annual Riptide Music Festival

Friday, Nov. 30 to Sunday, Dec. 2

Ft. Lauderdale Beach

1100 Seabreeze Blvd.

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316

The World’s Biggest Beach Party will feature more than 30 bands, including the following (more to be announced soon):

Friday, Nov. 30 – The Jacksons, Sheila E., Lisa Lisa, Baha Men & The Sugar Hill Gang

Saturday, Dec. 1 – Panic! at the Disco, Sublime with Rome, Dirty Heads, Young the Giant, Cold War Kids, Blue October, Bishop Briggs, Sir Sly, Alice Merton, Bob Moses, The Driver Era Dreamers, lovelytheband & Superorganism

Sunday, Dec. 2 – 311, Live, Matt and Kim, Third Eye Blind, Collective Soul, Sugar Ray, Everclear, Crystal Method, Just Loud & Silent Rivals

To purchase tickets, visit www.riptidefest.com. For more information, email info@riptidemusicfestival.com.

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Posted on 15 November 2018 by LeslieM

Memory & Blood Pressure Screenings

Friday, Nov. 16, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Center for Active Aging

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Facilitated by Kelly Gallo, Licensed Mental Health Counselor. They can connect you with important mental health education and support services. The Center for Active Aging offers transportation services. For more information, call 954-480-4449 or email kgallo@deerfield-beach.com

Boots & Bourbon Fest

Saturday, Nov. 17, 2 to 9 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Listen to country western tunes played by bands on the main stage while browsing through arts & craft booths and other vendors. Grab a bite to eat, do a little dancing and enjoy the great view of the beach. Shuttle available from The Cove. Get more details on Pg. 4.

Thanksgiving Luncheon

Saturday, Nov. 17, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Church of Christ

360 SW 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The Deerfield Church of Christ is inviting the city to come out and enjoy a delicious Thanksgiving meal. Everyone’s welcomed.

Pompano Beach Garden Club meeting

Monday, Nov. 19, 12:30 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The meeting is open to the public. The program will be “Herbs, Vegetables and Unusual Edibles” by Roland Gaudet. Then, it is “Fun with Flowers” from 3 to 4:30 p.m. after the meeting. For more information, call 954-253-9938.

Save the Date:

Cookies and Fashion at FIFI’S Fine Resale Apparel

Wednesday, Nov. 29, 5:30 to 8 p.m.

FIFI’S Fine Resale Apparel

306 S. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

The Zonta Club of Greater Deerfield Beach invites all Fashionistas to join them on a FUNraising event. Enjoy shopping along with friendship, cookies and wine. All proceeds to support Zonta’s various local Charities. For more information, contact Sandy Manning at bosanboc@comcast.net or visit www.ZontaDeerfieldBeach.org.

Members Only” Holiday Party

Thursday, Nov. 29, 5:30 to 9 p.m.

Sample-McDougald House Museum

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Enjoy an old-fashioned Christmas, sip on champagne and nibble on holiday treats as you preview this year’s fully decorated holiday home at the historic Sample-McDougald House. Open beer/wine bar, live musical entertainment. Santa arrives at 7 p.m. There will be hot apple cider on the porch, Miss Christmas Joy and more awaiting you as you celebrate the holidays with your friends at this historic home. Membership can be purchased or renewed at the door or through their website starting at $35 (individual), $40 (duo) or $50 (family). For more information, visit www.samplemcdougald.org or call 754-307-5446.

Coastal Cocktails

Deerfield Island Park

Saturday, Dec. 1, 3 to 7 p.m.

1720 Deerfield Island Park

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

First ferry from Sullivan Park leaves at 2:30 p.m. Light fare, two drinks, island tours, music. $20 donation per person for members and $45 for non–members. Includes 1 year membership. Raises funds to improve the island, by Friends of Deerfield Island Park. Rain Date: Sunday Dec. 2. Limited reservations so call Pat at 954-892-9443.

Toys for Tots

Myers Insurance

703 S. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

The offices of Myers Insurance will be collecting unwrapped new toys for the U.S. Marine Corps annual Toys for Tots drive. Toys will be collected through Dec. 9. They will deliver the toys to needy children and children in foster homes. Hours for drop-off are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. On Saturdays, drop-offs are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call 954-784-9029.

Deerfield Women’s Club Travels

Thursday, Dec. 6

One day trip to South Beach and the Miami Waterfront. You will see the famous Wynwood Walls graffiti art area. Christmas season Bayside Boat Tour, lunch at Bubba Gumps and Bayside shopping “Miami Flair.” Cost is $70, all inclusive.

Friday & Saturday, Jan. 11 & 12

Overnight stay to St. Augustine and Jacksonville.Alhambra Dinner Theatre and historic St. Augustine plus second day dinner at Hurricane Pattie’s on the water before going home. Cost is $253.

Friday & Saturday, Feb. 22 & 23

Overnight in Ft. Myers. Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre to see “Guys and Dolls.” Shopping and lunch on the beach at Parrot Key. Cost is $183 all inclusive.

There is limited seating still available for all trips. For more information, or if you would like to go on these trips, contact Sally Brinkworth at 954-427-2175.

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Showcase of the Arts”

Thursday, Nov. 8, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Center for Active Aging

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Find out about art classes offered at the Center for Active Aging. Items will be available for purchase, with proceeds to benefit the Center for Active Aging. For more information, please call 954-480-4447.

District 3 Meeting

Thursday, Nov. 8, 7 p.m.

Crystal Lake Clubhouse

4791 NW 18 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Commissioner Bernie Parness invites all District 3 residents to a District Meeting. For more information, contact the City Manager’s Office at 954-480-4263 or visit www.deerfield.beach.com.

America’s Top Dog Model

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

Pottery Barn

Town Center

6000 W. Glades Rd, Suite 1225

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Celebrate “Year of the Dog” while supporting a great cause — Canine Companions for Independence. America’s Top Dog Model will unleash its 12-year Anniversary lifestyle collection. Enjoy shopping, photos, pawtographs, treats, gifts and prizes. For more information, call 561-750-3949.

9th Annual Boca Raton Wine & Food Festival

Saturday, Nov. 10, 6 to 10 p.m.

Sanborn Square Park

72 N. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Please your palate, step into your stride and enjoy this outdoor Culinary Affair. Chefs from the tri-county area converge upon the festival grounds for the Grand Tasting. For the Craft Brew lovers, they have a very special area inside for the 5th Annual Craft Brew Battle, A Hoppy Affair! To purchase tickets, visit www.bocaratonwineandfoodfestival.com/tickets.html. For more information, e-mail WineandFoodFestival@BocaRaton.com or call 561-338-7594.

Ride for Project Alive

Sunday, Nov. 11, 3 p.m.

Fire Station 11

109 N. Ocean Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Cyclists with Ride for Project Alive will be finishing a fundraising bicycle ride that began on Oct. 20 in Charlotte, NC to create awareness and raise funds for children with Hunter Syndrome. The cycling event will span 1,200 miles covering four states and is the latest effort from Project Alive that seeks to complete the funding of a gene therapy clinical trial at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, OH. This grass-roots foundation has already received approval from the FDA for the investigational new drug. Pompano Beach Fire Rescue will be hosting a finish line reception for riders.

Gridiron Grill-Off

Friday, Nov. 9 to Sunday, Nov. 11

Pompano Beach Amphitheater

1806 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Featuring a grilling competition with Miami Dolphin legends and the best of the best South Florida restaurants. Fans spend the afternoon tasting gourmet samples grilled to perfection and sipping on the finest wines and spirits. Guests can play in the cornhole competition throughout the day to make the top 16 leader board for a chance to take home the cornhole championship title! There will be live entertainment, including Vince Gill, Sister Hazel, Barenaked Ladies and Daughtry performing throughout the event. Tickets can be purchased at https://gridirongrilloff.com/tickets/.

Huge Book Sale

Monday, Nov. 12 to Tuesday, Nov. 13, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

St. Nicholas Episcopal Church

1111 E. Sample Rd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Hundreds of gently used hardbacks, paperbacks, children’s books at bargain prices. Hardbacks $2 each / 3 for $5. Paperbacks 50¢ / 3 for $1. Tuesday is bargain day with half price until noon and, beginning at 1 p.m., they will give you a bag and you fill it up for $1. Proceeds support outreach ministries of St. Nicholas.

Save the Date:

Memory & Blood Pressure Screenings

Friday, Nov. 16, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Center for Active Aging

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Facilitated by Kelly Gallo, licensed mental health counselor. They can connect you with important mental health education and support services. The Center for Active Aging offers transportation services. For more information, call 954-480-4449 or email kgallo@deerfield-beach.com

Pompano Beach Garden Club meeting

Monday, Nov. 19, 12:30 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The meeting is open to the public. The program will be “Herbs, Vegetables, and Unusual Edibles” by Roland Gaudet. Then “Fun with Flowers” will be from 3 to 4:30 p.m. after the meeting. For more information, call 954-253-9938.

Deerfield Women’s Club Travels

Thursday, Dec. 6

One day trip to South Beach and the Miami Waterfront. You will see the famous Wynwood Walls graffiti art area. Christmas season Bayside Boat Tour, lunch at Bubba Gumps and Bayside shopping “Miami Flair.” Cost is $70, all inclusive.

Friday & Saturday, Jan. 11 & 12

Overnight stay to St. Augustine and Jacksonville.Alhambra Dinner Theatre and historic St. Augustine plus second day dinner at Hurricane Pattie’s on the water before going home. Cost is $253.

Friday & Saturday, Feb. 22 & 23

Overnight in Ft. Myers. Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre to see “Guys and Dolls.” Shopping and lunch on the beach at Parrot Key. Cost is $183 all inclusive.

There is limited seating still available for all trips. For more information, or if you would like to go on these trips, contact Sally Brinkworth at 954-427-2175.

Toys for Tots

Myers Insurance

703 S. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

The offices of Myers Insurance will be collecting unwrapped new toys for the U.S. Marine Corps annual Toys for Tots drive. Toys will be collected through Dec. 9. They will deliver the toys to needy children and children in foster homes. Hours for drop-off are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. On Saturdays, drop-offs are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call 954-784-9029.

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Empowering Veterans in the Workplace and our Community

Thursday, Nov. 1, 7:30 to 9 a.m.

Wyndham Deerfield Beach Hotel

2096 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Deerfield Chamber event. Join the conversation as they examine the critical task of understanding and unblocking the value of veterans. Guest speakers will be Molly Birkholm, Anthony Torres and Hiploito Arriaga. The program will kick-off with a powerful performance by Combat Hippies starring Torres and Arriaga.

Sister Cities Signing Ceremony

Friday, Nov. 2, 10 a.m.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The City of Pompano Beach and the Greater Pompano Beach Chapter of Sister Cities, Inc. will be hosting a signing ceremony to declare a Sister Cities relationship between the City of Pompano Beach and the Town of Termoli, Italy. Pompano Beach Mayor Lamar Fisher and Termoli Mayor Angelo Sbrocca will sign the agreement formally expressing authorized approval between the two cities.

Lecture and Book Signing
with Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

Friday, Nov. 2, 6:30 p.m.

Florida Atlantic University Theatre

777 Glades Rd.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Kennedy will be honored with the FAU Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters Making Waves Award. Tickets are $35, FAU faculty and staff is $10, FAU students are free. There will be a special Meet and Greet Reception from 5 to 6 p.m. Tickets for that are $100, which includes reception with Robert Kennedy, lecture and signed copy of “American Values.” Proceeds to benefit student scholarships in FAU’s Department of Political Science. To purchase tickets, visit https://fauevents.universitytickets.com/w/.

Miles for Smiles 2018

Saturday, Nov. 3, 8 a.m. (check-in) to noon

Pompano Community Park

1660 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Race starts at 9 a.m. Stick around after the race to enjoy free food, awards, family fun activities, community vendors, raffles and more! General Admission ends Thursday, Nov. 1 at 11:30 p.m. Participants will receive walk-bag and T-shirt upon check-in. Walkers, runners, joggers, wheelchairs, strollers and well-behaved pets are welcome. More information: 954-295-4910 or e-mail myrnam@bcckids.org.

Beach Zumba

Saturday, Nov. 3, 8:30 a.m.

SE 9 Street Boardwalk

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Classes will be taught by experienced Zumba instructor Janet Ciccone and held on Mondays, Wednesdays & Saturday. You can register at the pier for $7 per class and $35 for a six class package. For more information, contact the Athletics Office at 954-480-4427.

Boca Raton Fine Art Show

Saturday, Nov. 3 & Sunday, Nov. 4, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Mizner Park Amphitheater

590 Plaza Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Professionally juried fine art & craft show. All art is original and personally handmade. Event is open to the public. There will be an art competition for K-8 or ages 5-13. Free to attend.

Ranse Volleyball Classic

Saturday, Nov. 3, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

On the Beach (North of the pier)

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The tournament is held annually to honor the memory of Ranse Jones, an avid and up-and-coming beach player who had an aneurysm rupture while playing an AVP Young Guns tournament in 2004. Ranse passed away several months later and this tournament is to raise funds for the North Broward Health Stroke Awareness Fund each year. The event is managed by the Dig The Beach series gang.

62nd Annual 150 Charity Dinner

Saturday, Nov. 3, 6 to 10 p.m.

Sheltair Hangar of the Pompano Beach Airpark

1401 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The Exchange Club of Pompano Beach will hold “A Night at the Races.” It will be a Derby Party with betting on old horse races to win prizes. Open bar all night, buffet dinner, live band, dancing, TapSnap photo booth, and contests for best hats and outfits. Fundraising activities including handicapped horse races, 50/50 raffle, wine wagon and booze cooler, 150 draw-down, and live, silent and Chinese auctions. One hundred percent of the proceeds will go towards local charities and student scholarships. $150, purchase tickets at http://www.bidpal.net/nightattheraces. No tickets at the door. Derby attire required. For more information, contact Joel Rask at 954-663-7751 or Donn Atkins at donn.atkins@gmail.com.

Showcase of the Arts”

Thursday, Nov. 8, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Center for Active Aging

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Find out about art classes offered. Items will be available for purchase. For more information, please call 954-480-4447.

District 3 Meeting

Thursday, Nov. 8, 7 p.m.

Crystal Lake Clubhouse

4791 NW 18 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Commissioner Bernie Parness invites all District 3 residents to attend. For more information, contact the City Manager’s Office at 954-480-4263 or visit https://bit.ly/2yEO0fJ.

Save the date:

Memory & Blood Pressure Screenings

Friday, Nov. 16, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Center for Active Aging

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Facilitated by Kelly Gallo, Licensed Mental Health Counselor. They can connect you with important mental health education and support services. The Center for Active Aging offers transportation services. For more information, call 954-480-4449 or email kgallo@deerfield-beach.com

Pompano Beach Garden Club meeting

Monday, Nov. 19, 12:30 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The meeting is open to the public. The program will be “Herbs, Vegetables, and Unusual Edibles” by Roland Gaudet. Then “Fun with Flowers” from 3 to 4:30 p.m. after the meeting. For more information, call 954-253-9938.

Deerfield Women’s Club Travels

Thursday, Dec. 6

One day trip to South Beach and the Miami Waterfront. You will see the famous Wynwood Walls graffiti art area. Christmas season Bayside Boat Tour, lunch at Bubba Gumps and Bayside shopping “Miami Flair.” Cost is $70, all inclusive.

Friday & Saturday, Jan. 11 & 12

Overnight stay to St. Augustine and Jacksonville.Alhambra Dinner Theatre and historic St. Augustine plus second day dinner at Hurricane Pattie’s on the water before going home. Cost is $253.

Friday & Saturday, Feb. 22 & 23

Overnight in Ft. Myers. Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre to see “Guys and Dolls.”
Shopping and lunch on the beach at Parrot Key. Cost is $183 all inclusive.

There is limited seating still available for all trips. For more information, or if you would like to go on these trips, contact Sally Brinkworth at 954-427-2175.

Semi-Annual Book Sale

Dixon Ahl Hall

2220 NE 38 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Book sale will be held on Thursday, Nov. 1 and Friday, Nov. 2, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. (closed for lunch from noon to 1 p.m.) NO BOOK DONATIONS are accepted Sep. 30 to Nov. 12. Bring CASH. All proceeds support the library!

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Shriek Week

Oct. 19 to 27

Sugar Sand Park

300 S. Military Trail

Boca Raton, FL 33486

Haunted houses, black-light games, animal exhibits, LED robots & DJ shows, magic shows and more are all happening on various days during Shriek Week. Kids can even Trick or Treat here. Find out all the details at www.sugarsandpark.org.

Annual Halloween Festivity

Friday, Oct. 26, 6 to 8 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Get a sugar rush as you “Trunk or Treat.” Stay busy with the cookie decorating station, participate in a pie eating contest, enjoy bounce houses, balloon artists, face painters, and arts & crafts! Don’t forget to dress up for the costume contest at 6:30 p.m. Awards will be handed out for age groups 12 & under. Also, walk through their very scary Haunted House, if you dare! For more information, contact Constitution Park at 954-480-4494 or Oveta McKeithen at 954-480-4481.

Trick-or-Treat Trail

Saturday, Oct. 27, noon to 4 p.m.

Deerfield Island Park

1720 Deerfield Island Park

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Kids of all ages are invited to explore the Trick-or-Treat Trail at Deerfield Island Park. Visit the Mad Scientist’s Lab and try to figure out what’s cooking in the Crazy Chef’s Kitchen, and stop by the Creature Feature station! To sign up, e-mail info@friendsofdip.org by Oct. 24. (Please include name, phone number and number of attendees). $8 per person donation to the Friends of Deerfield Island Park. Donation includes water bottle and candy! A free boat shuttle for the island departs from Sullivan Park (1700 Riverview Rd., Deerfield Beach). Shuttles take approximately five minutes. For additional shuttle information, call Quiet Waters Park at 954-357-5100. For more information about the event, call 954-357-5100.

Halloween Hoedown

Saturday, Oct. 27, 5 to 8 p.m.

Villages of Hillsboro Park Center

4111 NW 6 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

This family fun festival includes games, a Kiwanis cookie station, a pumpkin patch, a bounce house and hayride. Live music from Juna N Joey starts at 5:15 p.m. followed by the costume contest at 6:30 p.m. Parking is located at Quiet Waters Elementary School, 4150 W. Hillsboro Blvd, where a free shuttle will run from 4:45 to 8:30 p.m. For more information, contact Constitution Park at 954-480-4494 or Oveta McKeithen at 954-480-4481.

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Multi-Family Backyard “Garage” Sale

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

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Bargain hunter delights. Antiques and collectables. Be a vendor ($20) or a shopper (free entrance). For application, call or e-mail Judithofdfb@gmail.com, 954-461-1152 or elilly707@aol.com, 561-299-8684.

Boca Raton GreenMarket

Saturday, Oct. 27, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Royal Palm Place

201-299 Via De Palmas

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Have a fresh cup of coffee, a bite to eat, listen to some music, pick up some local produce or plants, grab a gift for someone, or restock handmade soaps or candles. The GreenMarket will be held every Saturday through May 11. The Royal Palm Place is located in the Monument Piazza parking area, intersection of S. Federal Hwy. & SE Mizner Blvd. For more information, call 561-299-8684 or e-mail elilly707@aol.com.

Comedian Dana Eagle performs

Saturday, Oct. 27, 8 to 9:30 p.m.

Mizner Park Comedy Club

201 Plaza Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

You may have seen Dana Eagle on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, The Late, Late Show, Comedy Central and Comics Unleashed, and elsewhere. Event is 18+. $20 General Admission, $30 Premium, $35 Premium Plus and $160 VIP Table. Free garage parking in the Mizner Park garages or $6 valet. They advise arriving 60 minutes prior to showtime.

Sly Dog Dueling Pianos

Saturday, Oct. 27, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Robot Brewery

2621 N. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Come sing along to piano and song. All request show. Costume contest. $10 cover. Info: www.SlyDogpianos.com, www.PianoMann.com.

DBLL Annual Board Meeting & Elections

Monday, Oct. 29, 6:30 p.m.

Middle School Athletic Complex Press Box

601 SE 6 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The Little League will be electing their Board Members for the 2019 spring season.

Breast Cancer Panel Discussion

Wednesday, Oct. 31, 9 to 10:30 a.m.

Broward Health North – Conference Center

201 E. Sample Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33064

Join the experts for a comprehensive and open forum discussion on surgical options, breast reconstruction, treatment, coping and surviving with Breast Cancer. This event is free, and complimentary breakfast and health screenings will be provided. To register, visit BrowardHealth.org/Events or call 954-759-7400 and select option 5.

Save the Date:

Empowering Veterans in the Workplace and our Community

Thursday, Nov. 1, 7:30 to 9 a.m.

Wyndham Deerfield Beach Hotel

2096 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Deerfield Beach Chamber event. Join the conversation as they examine the critical task of understanding and unblocking the value of veterans. Guest speakers will be Molly Birkholm, Anthony Torres and Hiploito Arriaga. The program will kick-off with a powerful performance by Combat Hippies.

Miles for Smiles 2018

Saturday, Nov. 3, 8 a.m. (check-in) to noon

Pompano Community Park

1660 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Last year, they raised over $50,000 for medical, educational, therapeutic and recreational care provided to infants, children and young adults. This year, they hope to raise even more. Race starts at 9 a.m. Stick around after the race to enjoy FREE food, awards, family fun activities, community vendors, raffles and more! General Admission ends Thursday, Nov. 1 at 11:30 p.m. Participants will receive walk-bag and T-shirt upon check-in. Grab your friends, family and coworkers to create your team! There will be prizes for the largest team fundraiser! Walkers, runners, joggers, wheelchairs, strollers and well-behaved pets are welcome. Can’t make it, but still want to donate, be a sponsor or just need some more information? Give them a call at 954-295-4910, or e-mail myrnam@bcckids.org.

Boca Raton Fine Art Show

Sat. & Sun. Nov. 3 & 4, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Mizner Park Amphitheater

590 Plaza Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Professionally juried fine art & fine craft show. All art is original and personally handmade. Event is open to the public. There will be an Art Competition for K-8 or ages 5-13. Free to attend.

Ranse Volleyball Classic

Saturday, Nov. 3, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

On the beach (North of the pier)

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The tournament is held annually to honor the memory of Ranse Jones, an avid and up-and-coming beach player who had an aneurysm rupture while playing an AVP Young Guns tournament in 2004. Ranse passed away several months later and this tournament is to raise funds for the North Broward Health Stroke Awareness Fund each year. The event is managed by the Dig The Beach series gang. Come join them for a fun weekend on the beach.

62nd Annual 150 Charity Dinner

Saturday, Nov. 3, 6 to 10 p.m.

Sheltair Hangar of the Pompano Beach Airpark

1401 NE 10 St,

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The Exchange Club of Pompano Beach will hold “A Night at the Races.” It will be a Derby Party with betting on old horse races to win prizes.There will be an open bar all night, buffet dinner, live band, dancing, TapSnap photo booth, and contests for best hats and outfits. Fundraising activities including handicapped horse races, 50/50 raffle, wine wagon and booze cooler, 150 draw-down, and live, silent and Chinese auctions. Proceeds will go towards local charities and community organizations such as The Children’s Healing Institute, the Broward Children’s Center, the Boys & Girls Club, First Tee of Broward, Our Father’s House Soup Kitchen, Woodhouse, Dynamos, the DAV, Honor Flight and more, along with providing student scholarships. Tickets can be purchased online only for $150 at www.bidpal.net/nightattheraces. No tickets will be sold at the door, so please purchase them early. Dress is Derby attire required. For more information, contact Joel Rask at 954-663-7751 or Donn Atkins at donn.atkins@gmail.com.

Showcase of the Arts”

Thursday, Nov. 8, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Center for Active Aging

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Find out about art classes offered at the Center for Active Aging. Items will be available for purchase, with proceeds to benefit the Center for Active Aging. For more information, please call 954-480-4447.

9th Annual Boca Raton

Wine & Food Festival

Saturday, Nov. 10, 6 to 10 p.m.

Sanborn Square Park

72 N. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Enjoy top notch tastes from tri-county area chefs and sip some great craft brews too. This is always a popular event. Details: www.bocaratonwineandfoodfestival.com/tickets.html.

Deerfield Women’s Club Travels

Thursday, Dec. 6

One day trip to South Beach and the Miami Waterfront. You will see the famous Wynwood Walls graffiti art area. Christmas season Bayside Boat Tour, lunch at Bubba Gumps and Bayside shopping “Miami Flair.” Cost is $70, all inclusive.

Friday & Saturday, Jan. 11 & 12

Overnight stay to St. Augustine and Jacksonville. Alhambra Dinner Theatre and historic St. Augustine plus second day dinner at Hurricane Pattie’s on the water before going home. Cost is $253.

Friday & Saturday, Feb. 22 & 23

Overnight in Ft. Myers. Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre to see Guys and Dolls. Shopping and lunch on the beach at Parrot Key. Cost is $183 all inclusive.

There is limited seating still available for all trips. For more information, or if you would like to go on these trips, contact Sally Brinkworth at 954-427-2175.

Semi-Annual Book Sale

Dixon Ahl Hall

2220 NE 38 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Book sale will be held on Thursday, Nov. 1 and Friday, Nov. 2, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 3 from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. (closed for lunch from noon to 1 p.m.) No book donations are accepted Sep. 30 to Nov. 12. Bring cash. All proceeds support the library.

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Midnight Madness

Friday, Oct. 19, 7 a.m. to midnight

Island Water Sports

1985 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Help celebrate their 40th year anniversary with this popular event. Yes, Midnight Madness is back! There will be a huge sale on almost all items in the store. They will have a ramp jam, live music, a raffle and the IWS generations showcase. This year’s event benefits the Max Brown Foundation. For more information, call 954-427-4929.

Blessing of the Animals

Saturday, Oct. 20, 10 to 11 a.m.

Saint Peter’s Anglican Church

1416 SE 2 Terr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

You and your pets are invited to their annual event in which they gather in their Memorial Garden to remember St. Francis and give thanks to God for our pets and all animals.

7th Annual Brazilian Festival

Sat. & Sun. Oct. 20 & 21, 11 a.m. gates open

Pompano Beach Community Park

820 NE 18 Ave. (NE 10 St. & US 1)

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Enjoy the art, culture, music and food of Brazil! For more information, call 305-803-0338 or e-mail info@brazilianfestpompano.org.

18th Annual Health & Wellness Expo

Fit through the Ages”

Saturday, Oct. 20, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Center for Active Aging

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Expo will include health screenings, vendors with “healthy” information and education for all ages. Free screenings include hearing, vision, skin cancer, balance, glucose, blood pressure, cholesterol and stroke assessment. Walgreens will be administering Flu Shots. Bring your insurance card. The One Blood donor van and Broward Health Community Health Services HIV testing van will be on campus. Door Prizes, giveaways and entertainment. Breakfast and lunch available for purchase. For more information, call the Center for Active Aging at 954-480-4447.

Constitutional Amendments disscussion

Monday, Oct. 22, 2 p.m.

Temple Beth Israel

201 S. Military Trail

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

The League of Women Voters presents a discussion on the 13 Constitutional Amendments on this November’s ballot. All Florida voters are encouraged to attend.

Team Carly’s Cruisers fundraiser

Monday, Oct. 22

Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza

851 S. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Help raise some dough for Team Carly’s Cruisers for Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA). Stop into Anthony’s and mention Team Carly’s Cruisers for 20 percent of all tracked Dine In or Take out to be donated to FARA. For more information, call 561-338-3028.

State of the City

Tuesday, Oct. 23, 5:30 p.m.

Wyndham Deerfield Beach Resort

2096 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Join the Greater Deerfield Beach Chamber of Commerce and the City of Deerfield Beach for the 2018 State of the City. For corporate sponsorships, contact Denise Jordan at djordan@deerfieldchamber.com.

Save the Date:

Multi-Family Backyard “Garage” Sale

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

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Bargain hunter delights. Antiques and collectables. Be a vendor ($20) or a shopper (free entrance). For application, call or e-mail Judithofdfb@gmail.com, 954-461-1152; or elilly707@aol.com 561-299-8684.

Boca Raton Fine Art Show

Sat. & Sun. Nov. 3 & 4, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Mizner Park Amphitheater

590 Plaza Real,

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Professionally juried fine art & fine craft show. All art is original and personally handmade. Event is free to attend. There will be an art competition for K-8 or ages 5-13.

Ranse Volleyball Classic

Saturday, Nov. 3, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

On the Beach (North of the pier)

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The tournament is held annually to honor the memory of Ranse Jones, an avid and up-and-coming beach player who had an aneurysm rupture while playing an AVP Young Guns tournament in 2004. Ranse passed away several months later and this tournament is to raise funds for the North Broward Health Stroke Awareness Fund each year. The event is managed by the Dig The Beach series gang. Come join them for a fun weekend on the beach.

62nd Annual 150 Charity Dinner

Saturday, Nov. 3, 6 to 10 p.m.

Sheltair Hangar of the Pompano Beach Airpark

1401 NE 10 St,

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The Exchange Club of Pompano Beach will hold “A Night at the Races.” It will be a Derby Party with betting on old horse races to win prizes. There will be an open bar all night, buffet dinner, live band, dancing, TapSnap photo booth and contests for best hats and outfits. Fundraising activities including handicapped horse races, 50/50 raffle, wine wagon and booze cooler, 150 draw-down, and live, silent and Chinese auctions. One hundred percent of the proceeds will go towards local charities and community organizations, such as The Children’s Healing Institute, the Broward Children’s Center, the Boys & Girls Club, First Tee of Broward, Our Father’s House Soup Kitchen, Woodhouse, Dynamos, the DAV, Honor Flight and many more, along with providing student scholarships. Tickets can be purchased online only for $150 at www.bidpal.net/nightattheraces. No tickets will be sold at the door, so please purchase them early. Dress is Derby attire required. For more information, contact Joel Rask at 954-663-7751 or Donn Atkins at donn.atkins@gmail.com.

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Fall Festival

Saturday, Oct. 20, Noon to 4 p.m.

Pioneer Park

501 NE Eller St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Pick out the perfect pumpkin from the pumpkin patch, run through a hay maze, enjoy live entertainment, pet some animals in the petting zoo, ride on a hay ride, enjoy tasty treats and more! Complimentary shuttle from the Middle School Athletic Complex (501 SE 6 Ave.) to Pioneer Park. The shuttle will run continuously from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Trick-or-Treat Trail

Saturday, Oct. 27, Noon to 4 p.m.

Deerfield Island Park

1720 Deerfield Island Park

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Kids of all ages are invited to explore the Trick-or-Treat Trail at Deerfield Island Park. Visit the Mad Scientist’s Lab and try to figure out what’s cooking in the Crazy Chef’s Kitchen, and stop by the Creature Feature station! To sign up, e-mail info@friendsofdip.org by Oct. 24. (Please include name, phone number and number of attendees) $8 per person donation to the Friends of Deerfield Island Park. Donation includes water bottle and candy! A free boat shuttle for the island departs from Sullivan Park (1700 Riverview Rd., Deerfield Beach). Shuttles take approximately five minutes. For additional shuttle information, call Quiet Waters Park at 954-357-5100. For more information about the event, call 954-357-5100.

Shriek Week

Oct. 19 to 27

Sugar Sand Park

300 S. Military Trail

Boca Raton, FL 33486

Haunted houses, black-light games, animal exhibits, LED robots & DJ shows, magic shows and more are all happening on various days during Shriek Week. Kids can even Trick or Treat here. Find out all the details at www.sugarsandpark.org.

Have Halloween or Harvest Festival happenings? Let us know. E-mail observereditor@comcast.net Also, send us pics of your events too!

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