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Posted on 15 August 2019 by LeslieM

DB Marine Advisory Board to meet

Thursday, Aug. 15, 6 p.m.

City Commission Chambers

150 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Public is invited to attend. Deerfield Beach’s Mayor and commission created the Marine Advisory Board and tasked its members with identifying programs, regulations and actions to encourage a healthy, and friendly, marine environment for the city’s residents and visitors. The Board, made up of homeowners and business people with expertise in marine-related fields, will make recommendations to the Mayor and commission. For further information, please contact the city’s staff liaison to the Board, Patrick Bardes, at pbardes@dfb.city.

Summer Movie – How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Friday, Aug. 16, 5:30 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre, Space C104

(next to Foot Locker)

1955 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Event starts at 5:30 p.m. Movie starts at 6 p.m. Seating is limited so please come early. Bring bean bags or blankets! The first 100 kids to check in at the Pompano Citi Centre table will receive a goody bag and complimentary face painting. Free popcorn. Other food & drinks available for purchase.

Food Truck Round Up

Friday, Aug. 16, 6 to 10 p.m.

Pompano Old Town

135 NE 1 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Come out on the third Friday of every month in Pompano’s Old Town, right at the corner of Atlantic Blvd. & Dixie Hwy. Enjoy great Food Truck dining, full bar, live DJ or bands and so much more! For questions about how to become a food or non-food vendor, please e-mail info@gourmettruckexpo.com.

Stand Up Comedy Show

Friday, Aug. 16, 8 p.m.

Carmela Coffee Company

1182 S. Powerline Rd.

Pompano Beach, FL  33069

Free show. Hosted by Lalo Rodriguez.

Sick Puppies Comedy Improv Show

Sunday, Aug. 18, 5 to 7 p.m.

Robot Brewing Company and Quixotic Lounge

2621 N. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Need a laugh? Come check out this local comedy Improv group while you are drinking some beer, tea or having some nosh. No cover charge! Be sure to visit www.SickPuppiesComedy.com to learn more.

Save the Date:

Pompano Stand Up Live

Thursday, Aug. 22, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Come out for a night of fun, hosted by nationally acclaimed comedian Rickey Smiley! The night will also feature four local emerging comedians: Komedian Kermit, Christopher Priester, Pam Bruno and Chea Butter. There will be a full bar and concessions available. Bring a friend and enjoy a cocktail. Two drink Minimum. 21+ only.$40 General Admission; $45 at the Door; $60 VIP Includes reception, preferred seating and one drink; $100 Exclusive VIP includes Meet & Greet with Rickey Smiley plus a signed copy of his book, private reception and one drink. Tickets: https://tickets.ccpompano.org/TheatreManager/1/tmEvent/tmEvent165.html

Dive In Movie- Finding Dory

Friday, Aug. 23, 8 p.m.

Houston Sworn Pool

901 NW 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The City of Pompano Beach Parks & Recreation Department invites you to cool off with a dip in the pool while you enjoy a featured flick — free! Snacks and refreshments will be available. For more information, call 954-786-4116.

West Marine Customer

Appreciation Day!

Saturday, Aug. 24, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

West Marine

110 N. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

All stores open one hour early exclusively for West Advantage Customers! The first 10 customers receive a free bucket. Submit product reviews in store for a chance to win a $500 West Marine Gift Card. Customers who sign up for a West Advantage Gold membership in store have a chance to win a free Boat U.S. Unlimited Towing Package. Find the hidden toy boat in store for a chance to win a $500 West Marine Gift Card. Giveaways and refreshments available. Learn about your local tower and towing services. For questions about this event, call at 954-427-6165

Tech Fair

Monday, Aug. 26, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

E. Pat Larkins Community Center

520 MLK Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

This is an opportunity for hiring managers, job seekers and IT apprenticeship organizations to connect with each other and grow! For more information, e-mail dahlia.baker@copbfl.com or call 954-786-7866.

Preview of new Sprouts, cooking demo

Tuesday, Aug. 27, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Sprouts Farmers Market

930 S. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Celebrate the Grand Opening of Sprouts in Deerfield Beach with a healthy cooking demo with Registered Dietitian Megan Perez! Megan will demonstrate how to prepare three easy and healthy recipes with fresh and unique ingredients from Sprouts. Guests will hear Megan’s tips for healthy shopping and eating and get motivated to create new, healthy meals at home. Every attendee will receive a complimentary reusable shopping bag and a Sprouts Brand product. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Free admission. Everyone will have an opportunity to shop the store before the official opening, which is on the next day, Aug. 28, starting at 7 a.m.

Plein Air Painting Class

Come out to Pat Anderson’s Plein Air Painting Class on Pompano Beach on Tuesday, Aug. 20, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. This special event will be located south of the new Fisher Family Pier, off A1A and east Atlantic Blvd. Meet & Greet is at 10:30 a.m. You can bring lunch or enjoy food from the Food Shack. For just $30, you get the #20-wand brush, art supplies and three hours of arts fun using the LEAF BAR table. Bring your favorite paints, mixed media. Supplies are watercolors. Must register by calling 954-786-4111. For more information, visit www.PatAndersonArtist.com/classes.

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Posted on 08 August 2019 by LeslieM

Summer Jam Put Back

Saturday, Aug. 10, 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.

DS Sports Plex

3650 SW 10 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL, 33441

Game Time Clothing presents their second annual event. A four team basketball tournament, 3 point contest skill competition, fashion show, fun zones, food, beer and wine. Kids under 15 are free, ages 15-18 are $5 and adults are $15. For more information, call 954-798-6535 or 954-882-3373.

117 Year Anniversary –

First Zion Missionary Baptist Church

Sunday, Aug. 11, 4 p.m.

First Zion Missionary Baptist Church

125 SW 1 Ct.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

You are invited to help them celebrate their church’s 117th year anniversary. Guest speaker will be Dr. Rev. Howard Barr Jr. of Saint Paul missionary Baptist Church, Delray Beach. For any questions, call 954-481-6884 Tina Wilson, clerk.

Dental Day

Sunday, Aug. 11, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.

AAA School of Dental Assisting

2227 SW 2 St.

Pompano Beach, Fl 33069

Bring your kids, ages 6-12, for free check-up and teeth cleaning.

Zion’s Preschool

Open House & Renaming

Sunday, Aug. 11, approx. 11 a.m. (following 10 a.m. service)

959 SE 6 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Zion Lutheran Church is renaming their preschool Evergreen Academy of Zion Lutheran Church. They are now enrolling infants 8 weeks to 4 years for childcare and preschoolers 4 to 5 years old for VPK. After the service in the sanctuary, there will be games and snacks plus free tours of Evergreen Academy classrooms and facilities. The community is invited!

Styles & Smiles

Tuesday, Aug. 13, 9:30 to 7 p.m.

800 NW 8 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Enjoy food, drinks, music, games. Get pampered with haircut/style. Parents must come with child. Ages 6 – 17 only.

Save the Date:

Summer Movie – How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Friday, Aug. 16, 5:30 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre, Space C104

(next to Foot Locker)

1955 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Event starts at 5:30 p.m. Movie starts at 6 p.m. Seating is limited so please come early. Bring bean bags or blankets! The first 100 kids to check in will receive a goody bag and complimentary face painting. Free popcorn. Other food & drinks available for purchase.

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Posted on 01 August 2019 by LeslieM

Home School Curriculum Planning Event

Thursday, Aug. 1, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Boca Raton Public Library (Community Meeting Room)

400 NW 2 Ave.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Come out and learn about curriculum choices, network with new and experienced home school parents, and discover library and area resources. Refreshments will be served. Event is free and open to the public. Parenting and home school books will be on sale at the event for only $1 each. To register or for more information, visit www.myboca.us/957/Library.

Aug
Dive in Movies —
Finding Dory

Friday, Aug. 2, 8 p.m.

Houston Sworn Pool

901 NW 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

The City of Pompano Beach Parks & Recreation Department invites you to cool off with a dip in the pool while you enjoy a featured flick. This is a free event. Snacks and refreshments will be available. For more information, call 954-786-4116.

Old Town Untapped

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

Bailey Contemporary Arts

41 NE 1 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Old Town Untapped is a monthly craft beer and arts festival hosted by the Pompano Beach CRA and features free samples of local beers crafted by breweries in Pompano Beach’s emerging craft beer scene. In addition, the streets of Old Town are lined with food trucks, artists, crafters and interactive art. Inside Bailey Contemporary Arts, guests can grab some locally roasted coffee at Blooming Bean Coffee Roasters and walk through the galleries rotating art exhibits each month. 

The Big Buck Music Fest

Saturday, Aug. 3, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The festival will include live musical performances from local & global artists, including headliner Lil Jon, as well as great food from well-known restaurants & food trucks, and an interactive kid zone. Parental Advisory: Beginning at 7 p.m., there will be mature content and explicit language included as a part of the show. It will be at the discretion of the adult supervisor of the children to determine if they wish to stay and take part. General Admission: $7.27 DFB Resident; with promo code: $4.63. Tickets: www.eventbrite.com/e/the-big-buck-music-fest-tickets-62871356921. For more information, see Pg. 1.

Back 2 School Pool Party

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

Township Community Aquatic Center

2500 Lyons Rd.

Coconut Creek, FL 33063

The 3rd annual Back 2 School Pool Party is here! Free school supply giveaways for all kids, a three-hour celebration with music, games, food, swimming and more! Come and have fun with your friends and family. Open to the public, fun for all ages. Food truck will be present with hot dogs, snacks and amazing desserts. Presented by Style My Own & Good Fight Mission. For more information, e-mail: info@stylemyown.com.

Preschool open house

Thursday, Aug. 8, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Center for Active Aging

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Speaker Jayne Hafer, preschool manager, will talk about “Preparing your Child for School.” Visit the classroom and meet the teachers. Refreshments will be available, as well as free child-sitting. The preschool serves children ages 3-5 years and promotes successful learning in a nurturing, loving childcare setting. Weekly tuition includes breakfast, lunch and snacks. Teachers are certified and the school is a 5+ Quality Rated School with APPLE Accreditation. Free Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten is offered beginning Aug. 14, from 9 a.m. to noon. Please call 954-480-4473 for more information or e-mail jhafer@dfb.city.

Save the Date:

Symphony of the Americas Summerfest Concert

Friday, Aug. 9, 7:30 to 9 p.m.

Deerfield Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL  33441

Mark your calendars for this free family outdoor performance. The concert, organized by the Deerfield Beach Historical Society is supported by the City of Deerfield Beach, the Deerfield Beach Rotary, Kiwanis Club, Woman’s Club and Cultural Committee, as well as State of Florida Cultural Affairs. The concert is free; bring along a chair or blanket. A variety of food and drink are available for purchase with all proceeds to benefit the sponsoring groups. For additional information, please call 561-299-8684 or visit www.deerfield-history.org.

Summer Jam Put Back

Saturday, Aug. 10, 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.

DS Sports Plex

3650 SW 10 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL, 33441

Game Time Clothing Presents their second annual event. A four team basketball tournament, 3 point contest, skill competition, fashion show, fun zones, food, beer and wine. Kids under 15 are free, ages 15-18 are $5 and adults are $15. For more information, call 954-798-6535 or 954-882-3373.

Woman’s Club Trips

Naval Museum in Ft. Pierce

Tuesday, Aug. 13 8:30 a.m.

Deerfield Woman’s Club is delighted to offer a very special trip to Ft. Pierce and Stuart. The National Navy Seal Museum is home to one of the most unusual collections of artifacts & exhibits of any museum. Cost is $90. Includes round trip Motor Coach transportation, a tip to your driver, a visit to the museum, a sit-down lunch overlooking the beach and a visit to historic downtown Stuart. Limited seats. Call now. Men are welcome too. Call Sally 954-427-2175 for more information.

GET FIT’ at the Center for Active Aging

 

Yoga Lite with Laura Newman —

Monday, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

 

Enhance Fitness® Program with Julie —

Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 10 to 11 a.m.  

 

Zumba Gold with Ayheza Newell —

Tuesday & Thursday, noon to 1 p.m.

 

Sit N Fit Yoga with Diane Zantop —

Tuesday & Thursday, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

 

Senior Aqua Movement

Tuesday & Thursday at the DFB Aquatic Center —

1 to 1:45 p.m.

 

Exercise Room includes treadmills, stationary bikes, cardio fit machine and more. Open Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

These are available every week. The Center for Active Aging is located at 227 NW 2 St., in Deerfield Beach. For more information, please call 954-480-4447. Need a ride?  Give them a call. The Center for Active Aging offers transportation services.

Read with Grandma Connie

Come to the Percy White Library at 837 E. Hillsboro Blvd., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441 and meet Grandma Connie, a foster grandparent who helps children become successful readers. She will hold office hours on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m.to 3 p.m. On Tuesday and Thursday, she will be available between noon and 5 p.m. Her schedule gets pretty full, so it is best to meet with her and schedule a block of time to meet with her. Call 954-357-7680.

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Posted on 25 July 2019 by LeslieM

Young Professional Mixer

Thursday, July 25, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Oceans 234

234 N. Ocean Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Professionals under 40 can mix and mingle with other young entrepreneurs and executive Chamber members who are all looking for more exposure. Network in a relaxed environment and build new relationships with your peers! Members: $25, non-members: $30. Includes one drink and light appetizers. Register at https://deerfieldchamber.chambermaster.com/eventregistration/register/465.

Whales, Magic and Cheese… Oh My!

Friday, July 26, 10:30 a.m.

Saturday, July 27, 11 a.m.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd. 

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

This timely story follows Jojo, a “bookworm” boy who wants to fit in but soon learns that being different is what makes us special. “This fun-filled show playfully demonstrates to children why bullying is not okay,” said Phyllis Korab, Cultural Affairs Director. Tickets are $5-$10. Learn more at www.ccpompano.org or call 954-545-7800.

Multi-Family Backyard Garage Sale

Saturday, July 27, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL, 33441

Come find some treasures or sell some. Leave a message at 954-429-0378 for vendor application or e-mail judithofdfb@gmail.com or elilly707@aol.com.

Back to School Fair

Saturday, July 27, 9 a.m. to noon

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The Broward Sheriff’s Office wants to help prepare kids for the upcoming school year. Students can receive backpacks full of school supplies free, free haircuts by NEW ERA Barbers, and food and refreshments sponsored by SHL Group. In order to make sure you can get a backpack, which is given away at 9:30 a.m., or for more info., call Deputy Periu at 954-592-5211. They have a limited supply. There are so many people involved in this event within the community, who also will have more goodies to give out.

Save the Date:

The Big Buck Music Fest

Saturday, Aug. 3, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The festival will include live musical performances from local & global artists, including headliner Lil Jon, as well as great food from well-known restaurants & food trucks and an interactive kid zone. Parental Advisory: Beginning at 7 p.m., there will be mature content and explicit language included as a part of the show. General Admission: $7.27 DFB Resident (with promo code): $4.63. www.eventbrite.com/e/the-big-buck-music-fest-tickets-62871356921

Symphony of the Americas

Summerfest Concert

Friday, Aug. 9, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Deerfield Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Mark your calendars for this free family outdoor performance. Bring along a chair or blanket. A variety of food and drink are available for purchase with all proceeds to benefit the sponsoring groups. For additional information, please call 561-299-8684 or visit www.deerfield-history.org. See pg. 3 for ad with details.

Summer Jam Put Back

Saturday, Aug. 10, 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.

DS Sports Plex

3650 SW 10 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL, 33441

Game Time Clothing Presents their second annual event. A four team basketball tournament, 3 point contest skill competition, fashion show, fun zones, food, beer and wine. Kids under 15 are free, ages 15-18 are $5 and adults are $15. For more information call 954-798-6535 or 954-882-3373.

Woman’s Club Trips

Navel Museum in Ft. Pierce

Tuesday, Aug. 13, 8:30 a.m.

Deerfield Woman’s Club is delighted to offer a very special trip to Ft. Pierce and Stuart. The National Navy Seal Museum is home to one of the most unusual collections of artifacts & exhibits of any museum. Cost is $90. Includes round trip Motor Coach transportation, a tip to your driver, a visit to the museum, a sit-down lunch overlooking the beach and a visit to historic downtown Stuart. Limited seats. Call now. Men are welcome too. Call Sally 954-427-2175 for more information.

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Posted on 18 July 2019 by LeslieM

Hillsboro Lighthouse Tour

Sunday, July 21, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Sands Harbor Resort Boat Dock

125 N. Riverside Dr.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Enjoy a great view from the lighthouse! Parking is on the east side of the 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. Members will register/check you in, provide you with a wrist band and assist you with boarding for the boat ride to/from the lighthouse. A current HLPS membership or a $35 per person transportation fee is required. There are seven shuttle boats; the sail times are hourly 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

How to Lead a Balanced Life

Tuesday, July 23, 12 p.m.

Center for Active Aging

227 NW Eller St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Presented by Lalita Janke, Medical Center Affiliate. Need a ride? Give them a call. The Center for Active Aging offers transportation services. For more information, please call the Center for Active Aging at 954-480-4447.

Health & Financial Wellness Fair

Wednesday, July 24 through Thursday, July 25

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The City of Pompano Beach is offering a free Health and Financial Wellness Fair that is open to the public. Local hospitals and medical providers will be conducting free screenings: glucose, blood-pressure and spinal screenings. The Big Red Bus blood mobile will be onsite in the parking lot for those wanting to donate blood. In addition, free 30 minute financial seminars will be held, and a $25 gift card will be raffled away at each financial seminar. The fair will also have health and life insurance representatives onsite, as well as door prizes and giveaways throughout the day. Attend a food demo or enjoy the live on-stage music. Bella the Clown will be on-hand to delight children with face painting. For more information, call 954-786-4626.

Young Professional Mixer

Thursday, July 25, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Oceans 234

234 N. Ocean Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Professionals under 40 can mix and mingle with other young entrepreneurs and executive Chamber members who are all looking for more exposure. Network in a relaxed environment and build new relationships with your peers! Members: $25, Non-members: $30. Includes one drink and light appetizers. Register at https://deerfieldchamber.chambermaster.com/eventregistration/register/4655.

Save the Date:

Whales, Magic and Cheese… Oh My!

Friday, July 26 at 10:30 a.m. and

Saturday, July 27 at 11 a.m.

The Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd. 

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The Pompano Beach Cultural Center is proud to present The Fantasy Theatre Factory’s production of Whales, Magic and Cheese… Oh My! This timely story follows Jojo, a “bookworm” boy who wants to fit in, but soon learns that being different is what makes us special. “This fun-filled show playfully demonstrates to children why bullying is not okay,” said Phyllis Korab, Cultural Affairs Director. Tickets are $5-$10. Learn more at ccpompano.org or call 954-545-7800.

Multi-Family Backyard Garage Sale

Saturday, July 27, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Come find some treasures or sell some. Leave a message at 954-429-0378 for vendor application or judithofdfb@gmail.com, elilly707@aol.com

The Big Buck Music Fest

Saturday, Aug. 3, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The City of Deerfield Beach Parks & Recreation Department has announced the 2nd Annual Big Buck Music Fest in partnership with Irie Weekend Management and the Irie Foundation. The Big Buck Music Fest is a day filled with music, food & entertainment for all ages. The festival will include live musical performances from local & global artists, great food from well-known restaurants & food trucks, as well as an interactive kid zone. The festival will wrap with an unforgettable performance by global headliner, Lil Jon. Parental Advisory: Beginning at 7 p.m., there will be mature content and explicit language included as a part of the show. It will be at the discretion of the adult supervisor of the children to determine if they wish to stay and take part. General Admission: $7.27 DFB Resident; with promo code: $4.63 Link: www.eventbrite.com/e/the-big-buck-music-fest-tickets-62871356921

Symphony of the Americas

Summerfest Concert

Friday, Aug. 9, 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Deerfield Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Mark your calendars for this free family outdoor performance. The concert, organized by the Deerfield Beach Historical Society, is supported by the City of Deerfield Beach, the Deerfield Beach Rotary, Kiwanis Club and Woman’s Club. The concert is free; bring along a chair or blanket. A variety of food and drink are available for purchase with all proceeds to benefit the sponsoring groups. For additional information, please call 561-299-8684 or visit www.deerfield-history.org.

Summer Jam Put Back

Saturday, Aug. 10, 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.

DS Sports Plex

3650 SW 10 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL, 33441

Game Time Clothing presents their second annual event. A four team basketball tournament, 3 point contest skill competition, fashion show, fun zones, food, beer and wine. Kids under 15 are free, ages 15-18 are $5 and adults are $15. For more information, call 954-798-6535 or 954-882-3373.

Woman’s Club Trip

Navel Museum in Ft. Pierce

Tuesday, Aug. 13, 8:30 a.m.

Deerfield Woman’s Club is delighted to offer a very special trip to Ft. Pierce and Stuart. The National Navy Seal Museum is home to one of the most unusual collections of artifacts & exhibits of any museum. Cost is $90. Includes round trip Motor Coach transportation, a tip to your driver, a visit to the museum, a sit-down lunch overlooking the beach and a visit to historic downtown Stuart. Limited seats. Call now. Men are welcome too. Call Sally 954-427-2175 for more information.

Read with Grandma Connie

Come to the Percy White Library at 837 E. Hillsboro Blvd., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441 and meet Grandma Connie, a foster grandparent who helps children become successful readers. She will hold office hours on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m.to 3 p.m. On Tuesday and Thursday, she will be available between noon and 5 p.m. Her schedule gets pretty full, so it is best to schedule a block of time to meet with her. Call 954-357-7680.

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Music under the Stars

Friday, July 12, 7 p.m.

The Great Lawn

Corner of Atlantic & Pompano Beach Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Come enjoy an evening of great music and entertainment as Vista Motor Company presents Music under the Stars every second Friday of the month. Featured band for this event is Pure Heart (a Heart tribute band).

Boca Burger Battle

Saturday, July 13, 6 p.m.

Sanborn Square Park

72 N. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

After seven amazing battle years, the BBQ Grills are firing up again for the 8th Annual Boca Burger Battle. The hand-picked team of top chefs are incredibly adventurous at creating the “best burger recipe. A portion of proceeds benefit PROPEL (People Reaching Out to Provide Education & Leadership). General Admission Tickets are (Pre-Sale) $50, (at event) $100. VIP Tickets are (Pre-Sale) $75, (at event) $125. All ticket holders receive unlimited burgers, bites, beer, wine, spirits, live entertainment and tons of fun! A bonus to VIP ticket holders, they enjoy early bird entry at 6 p.m. instead of 7 p.m. for general admission guests. This is a 21+ year old event from 6 to 10 p.m., No pets! Event is rain or shine! So, no refunds battle fans. You can purchase tickets online at www.bocaburgerbattle.com or call 561-338-7594.

Blended Conversations

Saturday, July 13, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Blended Conversations combines Art & Conversation, examines the world around us and how we exist in it. Come listen to a variety of local artists share their own real life stories in an intimate, relaxed and informal setting. Refreshments provided. Tickets cost $10 at the door or visit www.ccpompano.org.

Pompano Chamber

New Member Orientation

Tuesday, July 16, 8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.

First Citizens Bank

6555 N. Federal Hwy.

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33308 

Find out what the chamber is all about and network! Complimentary event. To R.S.V.P., visit www.pompanobeachchamber.com, and complete the ‘Register Now’ under ‘Events.’

Save the Date:

Hillsboro Lighthouse Tours

Sunday, July 21, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Sands Harbor Resort Boat Dock

125 N. Riverside Dr.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Enjoy a great view from the lighthouse! Parking is on the east side of the 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. Members will register/check you in, provide you with a wrist band and assist you with boarding for the boat ride to/from the lighthouse. A current HLPS membership or a $35 per person transportation fee is required. There are seven shuttle boats; the sail times are hourly 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Young Professional Mixer

Thursday, July 25, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Oceans 234

234 N. Ocean Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Professionals under 40 can mix and mingle with other young entrepreneurs and executive chamber members who are all looking for more exposure. Network in a relaxed environment and build new relationships with your peers! Members: $25, Non-members: $30. Includes one drink and light appetizers. Register at www.deerfieldchamber.com.

Symphony of the Americas

Summerfest Concert

Friday, Aug. 9, 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Deerfield Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Mark your calendars for this free family outdoor performance. The concert, organized by the Deerfield Beach Historical Society is supported by the City of Deerfield Beach, the Deerfield Beach Rotary, Kiwanis Club and Woman’s Club. The concert is free; bring along a chair or blanket. A variety of food and drink are available for purchase with all proceeds to benefit the sponsoring groups. For additional information, please call 561-299-8684 or visit www.deerfield-history.org.

Paint with Pat!

Local artist Pat Anderson has two classes coming up in which you can learn how to paint the beautiful landscapes you see around you. First class is Tuesday, July 16, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hillsboro Inlet Park Pavilion 2700 N. Ocean Blvd. in Pompano Beach. The second is Sunday, July 21, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hillsboro Lighthouse. Pat Anderson’s Plein Air Art in the Parks are for age 10 to seniors. Open to all levels. Bring photos of you and huggable friend. Pat will show you how to paint your scene then position two people by the ocean. Art supplies for watercolors are free. You are welcome to bring your favorite art supplies for acrylics or oils. Professional instruction and Leaf Bar tables & easels provided. Bring lunch. Two awesome days of painting for $60. Extra fee for access to lighthouse and grounds. Get more details and sign up by calling Emma Lou Olson Civic Center at 954-786-4111 or visit www.PatAndersonArtist.com/classes.

Beat the Heat

Saturday, July 13, 2 p.m.

All Pet Supermarket stores

Is your pet getting enough water? To celebrate National Pet Hydration Awareness Month and help raise awareness about the importance of hydration for pets this summer, there will be a special event, which will feature workshops to educate attendees on various tips, tricks and products to help prevent pet dehydration as the days get hotter. Vendors and animal welfare groups will be on-site to share information about pet hydration for all pets, big and small. Attendees will also enjoy raffles, giveaways and 20 percent off on all dog and cat feeding supplies. The event will provide tips for dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, small animals, fish and ferrets, and is free and open to the public.

Woman’s Club Trips

Navel Museum in Ft. Pierce

Tuesday, Aug. 13, 8:30 a.m.

Deerfield Woman’s Club is delighted to offer a very special trip to Ft. Pierce and Stuart. The National Navy Seal Museum is home to one of the most unusual collections of artifacts & exhibits of any museum. Cost is $90. Includes round trip Motor Coach transportation, a tip to your driver, a visit to the museum, a sit-down lunch overlooking the beach and a visit to historic downtown Stuart. Limited seats. Call now. Men are welcome too. Call Sally 954-427-2175 for more information.

Read with Grandma Connie

Come to the Percy White Library at 837 E Hillsboro Blvd., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441 and meet Grandma Connie, a foster grandparent who helps children become successful readers. She will hold office hours on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m.to 3 p.m. On Tuesday and Thursday, she will be available between noon and 5 p.m. Her schedule gets pretty full, so it is best to schedule a block of time to meet with her. Call 954-357-7680.

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Posted on 05 July 2019 by LeslieM

Annual 5th of July Beach Cleanup

Friday, July 5, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Chickee Hut across from the Fire Station

71 S. Ocean Way

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Come join city staff for beach cleanup and continue the community’s efforts to help keep Deerfield Beach both clean and green. Snacks and water will be provided to all volunteers. Parking passes for the duration of the event will also be available to the first 50 volunteers.

Beautifully Broken exhibit opens

Friday, July 5, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Bailey Contemporary Arts

41 NE 1 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

One in five Americans are affected by mental health conditions. Yet, this common illness often remains hidden behind a wall of secrecy and isolation. “Beautifully Broken” is an exhibit curated by ArtHeart, a non-profit that raises funds and awareness for orphans around the world. The exhibit explores mental health through contemporary visual art. It breaks down societal stigma and offers an opportunity to encounter and understand mental health through the eyes of nine artists. Exhibit runs through Aug. 30. July 5 is opening reception.

Intro to Wild Ales/Brewery Tour

Saturday, July 6, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Odd Breed Wild Ales

50 NE 1 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Go on a journey through the wild beer process they use at Odd Breed to come up with their creations. At the end, get two 5.5 oz. pours included in the $10 cost of admission. Get ticket details at www.oddbreed.com under ‘shop.’

Comics Guru Calvin Reid speaks

Sunday, July 7, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Boca Raton Museum of Art

501 Plaza Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Reid will discuss how his life has been shaped by art, comics and the book industry. He is internationally renowned as a central figure in the rise and success of graphic novels as a publishing genre. Non-Members – $5, free for members. Space is limited. Reserve your tickets at www.bocamuseum.org/events/calvin-reid–editor-publishers-weekly-comics-world. For more info, call 561-392-2500.

Old Town Untapped

Sunday, July 7, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Bailey Contemporary Arts

41 NE 1 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Old Town Untapped is a monthly craft beer and arts festival hosted by the Pompano Beach CRA and features free samples of local beers crafted by breweries in Pompano Beach’s emerging craft beer scene. In addition, the streets of Old Town are lined with food trucks, artists, crafters and interactive art. Inside Bailey Contemporary Arts, guests can grab some locally roasted coffee at Blooming Bean Coffee Roasters and walk through the galleries rotating art exhibits each month. 

Working Families Orientation

Monday, July 8, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

E. Pat Larkin Center

520 NW 3 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The Center for Working Families (CWF) provides a space to overcome hurdles that may be holding you back and help you move towards creating a step-by-step plan for attaining your long-term goals. Through the coaching process, clients will focus on financial education, asset building, job training, career advancement, public benefits screenings and identifying personal goals for a successful financial future! To register, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/orientation-offered-in-city-of-pompano-center-for-working-families-orientation-tickets-58027131713.

Ballroom Dancing

Tuesday, July 9, 1:30 to 3 p.m.

Center for Active Aging

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Every Tuesday.Ballroom Dance with Soutien Peng & Karen Donaldson. No partner needed. For more information, call the Center for Active Aging at 954-480-4447.

Knit & Crochet Group

Tuesday, July 9, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Center for Active Aging

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Beginners welcome. No experience necessary. Benefits include a feeling of accomplishment and reduced stress. Currently, this dedicated group is making Afghans for Vietnam Veterans. Steve Siplak of CarePlus provides the yarn. The Center offers Transportation Services. Need a ride? Give them a call. For more information, contact Ann Sico, Recreation Coordinator at 954-480-4447.

Save the Date:

Music under the Stars

Friday, July 12, 7 p.m.

The Great Lawn

Corner of Atlantic and Pompano Beach Blvd.

Come enjoy an evening of great music and entertainment as Vista Motor Company presents Music under the Stars every second Friday of the month. Featured band for this event is Pure Heart (a Heart tribute band).

Blended Conversations

Saturday, July 13, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Blended Conversations combines art & conversation, examines the world around us and how we exist in it. Come listen to a variety of local artists share their own real life stories in an intimate, relaxed and informal setting. Refreshments provided. Tickets cost $10 at the door or visit www.ccpompano.org.

Hillsboro Lighthouse Tours

Sunday July 21, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Sands Harbor Resort Boat Dock

125 N. Riverside Dr.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Enjoy a great view from the lighthouse! Parking is on the east side of the 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. The boat leaves the Sands dock to the lighthouse at each sail time. The boat leaves the lighthouse dock to the Sands approximately 30 minutes later (for an approximate 1 hour round trip). Members will register/check you in, provide you with a wrist band, and assist you with boarding for the boat ride to/from the lighthouse. A current HLPS membership or a $35 per person transportation fee is required. There are seven shuttle boats; the sail times are hourly from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Beat the Heat

Saturday, July 13, 2 p.m.

All Pet Supermarket stores

Is your pet getting enough water? To celebrate National Pet Hydration Awareness Month and help raise awareness about the importance of hydration for pets this summer, Pet Supermarket is holding a special event. The special event will feature workshops to educate attendees on various tips, tricks and products to help prevent pet dehydration as the days get hotter. Vendors and animal welfare groups will be on-site to share information about pet hydration for all pets, big and small. Attendees will also enjoy raffles, giveaways and 20 percent off on all dog and cat feeding supplies. The event will provide hydration tips for dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, small animals, fish and ferrets, and is free and open to the public.

Woman’s Club Trips

Navel Museum in Ft. Pierce

Tuesday, Aug. 13 8:30 a.m.

Deerfield Women’s Club is delighted to offer a very special trip to Ft. Pierce and Stuart. The National Navy Seal Museum is home to one of the most unusual collections of artifacts & exhibits of any museum. Cost is $90. Includes round trip Motor Coach transportation, a tip to your driver, a visit to the museum, a sit-down lunch overlooking the beach and a visit to historic downtown Stuart. Limited seats. Call now. Men are welcome too. Call Sally 954-427-2175 for more information.

Paint with Pat!

Local artist Pat Anderson has two classes coming up in which you can learn how to paint the beautiful landscapes you see around you. 1st class is Tuesday, July 16, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hillsboro Inlet Park Pavilion, 2700 N. Ocean Blvd. in Pompano Beach. The 2nd is Sunday, July 21, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hillsboro Lighthouse. Pat Anderson’s Plein Air Art in the Parks is for age 10 to seniors. Open to all levels. Bring photos of you and huggable friend. Pat will show you how to paint your scene then position two people by the ocean. See display ad in the Observer today on pg. 3. Art supplies for watercolors are free. You are welcome to bring your favorite art supplies for acrylics or oils. Professional instruction and Leaf Bar tables & easels provided. Bring lunch. Two awesome days of painting for $60. Extra fee for access to lighthouse and grounds. Get more details and sign up by calling Emma Lou Olson Civic Center at 954-786-4111 or visit www.PatAndersonArtist.com/classes.

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Posted on 27 June 2019 by LeslieM

DEERFIELD BEACH

Fourth of July Celebration

Thursday, July 4, noon

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

The City of Deerfield Beach’s Annual July 4th celebration, sponsored by the Deerfield Beach Community Redevelopment Agency, will take place on Thursday, July 4 at the Main Beach Parking Lot (149 SE 21 Ave.). Come out and enjoy food, arts & crafts, the JM Family Kids’ Zone and free entertainment from noon to 9 p.m. with one of South Florida’s largest fireworks show beginning at 9:05 p.m.

BOCA RATON

FABULOUS 4TH

Thursday, July 4, 6:30 p.m.

Countess de Hoernle Park /Spanish River Athletic Facility

1000 NW Spanish River Blvd.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Celebrate the 4th of July with live music & performances, carnival rides, games, crafts, food & drinks and fabulous fireworks to end the night! Free parking will be plentiful with several nearby public parking lots including Boca Corporate Center with complimentary shuttle service will begin at 5:30 p.m. and run continuously until 10:15 p.m. Blankets & lawn chairs permitted. Personal fireworks, sparklers, alcohol and family pets are absolutely prohibited.

DELRAYBEACH

July 4th Celebration

Thursday, July 4, 8 a.m.

Atlantic Avenue and A1A

Delray Beach, FL 33483

Plenty of food, vendors & activities for all ages! Music, beer gardens, water activities, sand sculpting, and volleyball tournament! Come join for the best day of the year! Free for everyone. Event times:

Sculpting -8 a.m. to noon, volleyball tournament – 8:30 a.m. to noon, music starts at 5:30 p.m. Fireworks begin 9 p.m. (off the barge).

POMPANOBEACH

Fireworks Extravaganza

Thursday, July 4, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

222 N. Pompano Beach Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

The City of Pompano Beach will be celebrating July 4th this year with a Fireworks Extravaganza , near the Fishing Pier. At 5 p.m., the night will start off with live music, featuring the “Southern Blood,” a southern rock band, followed by the main act “Vinyl,” a top 40’s band. At 9 p.m., direct your attention to the night sky as they set off an array of fireworks that is sure to impress. Fireworks will be launched from a floating barge in the ocean off of the end of the Pompano Beach Fishing Pier. Blankets and lawn chairs are welcome; however, personal fireworks, glass containers, alcohol and pets are prohibited. In case of inclement weather, there will be a rain date for the fireworks show of Friday, July 5.Available parking is at Atlantic Boulevard and A1A. Street Parking will also be available as well as the Pier Garage, located right across from the Pier.

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Posted on 27 June 2019 by LeslieM

Best Kept Secret

(Weekly)

American Legion Post 162

820 SE 8 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

$10 Dinners,Tuesday through Saturday, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Breakfast, Sundays 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Bingo, Mondays 6 p.m. Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. Hall Rental is Available. Open to the Public.

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Lunch with Art: The Lecture Series

Thursday, June 27, 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.

Blanche Ely House

1500 NW 6 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Join Curatorial Consultant Derek T. Davis as he guides you into the world of the Ely Family while you are enjoying your lunch! As you eat, experience a unique cultural experience that teaches Pompano Beach history and focuses on the people who made a difference in the community. Get inspired by this monthly event that will feature unique informational lectures that unlock a piece of the past that may change the future. Guests are invited to bring their lunch, and a friend. For more information, call 954-284-0141.

Romeo & Juliet

Friday, June 28, 1 p.m.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, Fl 33060

The Shakespeare Troupe of South Florida, Inc. invites you into the lush, gorgeous world of Romeo and Juliet. Watch as young Juliet and rash Romeo meet by chance and fall madly in love. But their families are bitter enemies, and, in order to be together, the two lovers must be prepared to risk everything. Set in a city torn apart by feuds, Romeo and Juliet is a dazzling display of heart stopping action, spine tingling romance and heartbreaking tragedy. Watch as some of the best and brightest talent South Florida has to offer bring the magic of Shakespeare’s most known work to life. After the one-hour journey in Verona, feel free to ask any questions you might have in our open forum Q&A. We promise this is a night you’ll never forget! Tickets are $25 adult, $15 child, $15 groups of 4+, $15 Pompano Beach Residents and Employees, $15 seniors, $15 Veterans. Purchase tickets at, https://tickets.ccpompano.org/TheatreManager/1/tmEvent/tmEvent151.html

PlanIt Pompano

Saturday, June 29, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

E. Pat Larkins Community Center

520 NW 3 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

This event will include an “open house” of information of how the City has changed since the Comp Plan was last updated, and a series of discussions centered on the “Future of Pompano Beach.” Family friendly! We will have supervised activities for our younger residents; refreshments will be provided. Visit http://planitpompano.cgasolutions.com for more information.

It’s in the Bag!

Saturday, June 29, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Bailey Contemporary Arts

41 NE 1 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Make a fashion statement at the farmers market or beach with your own original fabric tote bag. Each participant will design a large canvas zipper tote bag using various fabric paints, photo transfers, stamps and stencils. A hand carved stamp will be created to print on the bag that can also be used for future projects. A variety of techniques will offer a wide range of options to create a functional work of art!
Age: teen through adults | Min. enrollment: 5 | Max enrollment: 12 | $50 General Public; $42.40 Pompano Beach Residents. Purchase tickets at, https://www.eventbrite.com/e/art-workshop-its-in-the-bag-tickets-60599487699?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

I Want to Bee a Beekeeper Workshop

Saturday, June 29, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Central City Campus

401 SW 4 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The City of Deerfield Beach is partnering with The Urban Beekeepers to host an introductory beekeeping workshop. The workshop will start with an inside presentation, and then participants will join the beekeeper outside at the DFBee Apiary for a hive inspection and “Look through the Windows” program. No prior experience is necessary. To pre-register for this program, email hsilverstone@deerfield-beach.com.

A Tribute to Salsa Giants

Saturday, June 29, 8:15 p.m.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060 

Want to learn how to salsa? Then slip on your dance shoes and come for Sabados de Salsa: A Tribute to Salsa Giants by The David Luca Band. Taught by instructors from Casa Salsa, and followed by dancing to DJ Artie Bronx, who will play the latest in Salsa, Bachata, Merengue and Cumbia in between sets from the eight-piece David Luca Band. Tickets are $15 for Pompano Beach residents, $20 general admission. For tickets and more information, visit www.ccpompano.org or call 954-545-7800.

One Mind One Heart

Sunday, June 30, 3 p.m.

The Funky Biscuit

303 SE Mizner Blvd.

Boca Raton, FL, 33432

A concert to raise Mental Health Awareness benefiting Broward 211 featuring The Blues Crusaders with Rockin’ Jake, Slip & The Spinouts, Durell Randolph Band, Mark Dubin & The Honest Liars, Lauren Mitchell Band & other special guests. To purchase tickets, visit https://www.funkybiscuit.com/event/1855158/0 . $10 – $20 General Admission $15 Day of Show.

Woman’s Club Trips

Navel Museum in Ft. Pierce

Tuesday, Aug. 13 8:30 a.m.

Deerfield Women’s Club is delighted to offer a very special trip to Ft. Pierce and Stuart. The National Navy Seal Museum is home to one of the most unusual collections of artifacts & exhibits of any museum. Cost is $90. Includes round trip Motor Coach transportation, a tip to your driver, a visit to the museum, a sit-down lunch overlooking the beach and a visit to historic downtown Stuart. Limited seats. Call now. Men are welcome too. Call Sally 954-427-2175 for more information.

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South Florida

Business Conference & Expo

Thursday, June 20, 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Bahia Mar Resort & Yachting Center

801 Seabreeze Blvd.

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316

Presented by the Broward County Chamber of Commerce & many other world class organizations. Featuring a Business to Business Trade Show, Hospitality Showcase, an International & Latin American Showcase, International Expo, Real Estate & Developers Showcase, Venture Capital Forum, motivational seminars, educational workshops, Artificial Intelligence, Crypto Currency, Block Chain technology, VIP Networking, & How To Do Business with City, County, State & Federal Governments and more. Tickets are $30 at the Door, and $15 in Advance. For more information, call954-565-5750 or visit www.SouthFloridaExpo.com.

Senior Prom

Friday, June 21, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Center for Active Aging

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Appearing live are Shane LeMar and The Ink Spots (courtesy of Lisa Slinley, Concierge Insurance Solutions). Come join them as they take a trip down memory lane! Bring your dancing shoes. Enjoy the music and fun. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, please contact Ann Sico, Recreation Coordinator at 954-480-4447 or asico@dfb.city.

Dive in Movies — Bernie the Dolphin

Friday, June 21, 8 p.m.

Houston Sworn Pool

901 NW 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The City of Pompano Beach Parks & Recreation Department invites you to cool off with a dip in the pool while you enjoy a featured flick. Snacks and refreshments will be available. For more information, call 954-786-4116.

Food Truck Round up

Friday, June 21, 6 p.m.

41 NE 1 St.

Pompano Beach, FL33060

Held the 3rd Friday of every month in Pompano’s Old Town, right at the corner of Atlantic Blvd. & Dixie Hwy. Enjoy great Food Truck dining, full bar, Live DJ or live bands and more! For questions about how to become a food or non-food vendor, e-mail info@gourmettruckexpo.com.

Daddy & Me Sports Brunch

Saturday, June 22, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Hillsboro Community Center

50 Hillsboro Technology Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Hosted by the Deerfield Beach Parks & Recreation Department. Wear your favorite sports jersey and join in the fun. Enjoy lunch from Chick-Fil-A and Publix. Purchase your ticket today! Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 & under. For more information, contact Mary Davis at 954-480-4480 or email mdavis@beach-beach.com.

Haitian Heritage & Cultural Arts

Celebration

Saturday, June 22, 5 p.m.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Haiti is the first Caribbean country to have gained its independence from colonialism. The wealth and the richness of this nation remains within its people. All are welcome to this unique venue of education, arts, music, dance and awards ceremony. It is a family event with a special activity for children ages 5 and up. The event will last four hours, with the first hour being in the reception area.

Summer Health & Wellness Expo

Saturday, June 22, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

American Legion Post 162

820 SE 8 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Let’s get healthy and fit. Come and receive valuable information regarding healthy alternatives, supplements, oils, healthy weight loss, body shapers, detox, safer sanitary napkins, juicers, chiro, gym memberships, massage and more. There will be door prizes, samples, demos. For more information, call 561-779-1759. Vendors can apply by e-mailing premiumvendors2017@yahoo.com.

Chronic Disease Management Workshop

Wednesday June 26, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The Center for active Aging

227 NW 2(Eller) St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Do you have a chronic illness such as heart disease, diabetes, COPD, arthritis or hypertension? Come join for an interactive course that includes educational classes to teach you how to manage and live healthy with your chronic condition. Pre-registration is required as space is limited. If you are interested, please call Robin Marzullo, Health Support, at 954-480-4446 or e-mail rmarzullo@dfb.city

A Tribute to Salsa Giants

Saturday, June 29, 8:15 p.m.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060 

Want to learn how to salsa? Then slip on your dance shoes and come to Sabados de Salsa: A Tribute to Salsa Giants by The David Luca Band. Taught by instructors from Casa Salsa, and followed by dancing to DJ Artie Bronx, who will play the latest in Salsa, Bachata, Merengue and Cumbia in between sets from the eight-piece David Luca Band. Tickets are $15 for Pompano Beach residents, $20 general admission. For tickets and more information, visit www.ccpompano.org or call 954-545-7800.

Woman’s Club Trips

Navel Museum in Ft. Pierce (& Stuart)

Tuesday, Aug. 13 8:30 a.m.

Deerfield Women’s Club is delighted to offer a very special trip to Ft. Pierce and Stuart. The National Navy Seal Museum is home to one of the most unusual collections of artifacts & exhibits of any museum. Cost is $90. Includes round trip Motor Coach transportation, a tip to your driver, a visit to the museum, a sit-down lunch overlooking the beach and a visit to historic downtown Stuart. Limited seats. Call now. Men are welcome too. Call Sally 954-427-2175 for more information.

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