HAPPENINGS

Posted on 13 June 2019 by LeslieM

Sally Ling speaks about history

Thursday, June 13, 2 p.m.

Percy White Library

837 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Historian Sally Ling will speak about her new book about Deerfield history and the history of the Deerfield Beach community.

Lord & Taylor Fashion Show

With Broward Sheriff’s Office

Thursday, June 13, 7 p.m.

Wyndham Resort

2096 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies will be outfitted by Lord & Taylor for the fashion show. Held poolside. $15 donation for admission gets complimentary drink and appetizers. Proceeds to benefit the crime prevention fund for the city.

Line dancing

Friday, June 14, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Center for Active Aging

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Every Friday. No partner needed. Great music, fun and exercise. The Center for Active Aging offers transportation services. Need a ride? Please call. For more information, call the Center for Active Aging, 954-480-4449.

Mary Poppins Returns

Friday, June 14, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre (Space C104 next to Foot Locker)

1955 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Enjoy “Summer Movie Nights” at the Pompano Citi Centre with free face painting & free popcorn. Seating is limited. Bring your blankets or bean bags. Goody bags for the first 100 kids!

Wings and Wheels

Saturday, June 15, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

This year’s event will once again feature the infamous Wing Cook-Off for the community to come out, taste, judge and vote for the People’s Choice Wing Champion. Wing tasting is free to those in attendance. A family-friendly event — Enjoy the tasty wings, take in a car and bike show & let the children spend the afternoon cooling off on waterslides! June 12th is the deadline to enter into the cook-off competition. To enter or for questions, visit www.dfb.city.wings-wheels, or call the Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex at 954-480-4481.

Food Truck Night

Saturday, June 15, 5 to 9 p.m.

BrandsMart USA

821 Natura Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Presented by Island Boyz Conch Shack. Come enjoy all the best food trucks in one location.

Bison Tackle Football & Cheer

Registration & BBQ

Saturday, June 15, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

McDougle Family Foundation

49 S. Dixie Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

During registration there will be music, food and fun games. Also learn more about how you can get involved and join a Bison Volunteer Committee. In addition to learning football and cheer fundamentals, the program will include strength and conditioning training, and educational and mentoring opportunities. The season will be packed with a host of family style fun activities for everyone, including a Summer Fun Pool Party, Kick-off Celebration, High School and College game day experiences, Family FUN Night Outs, FYFL Competition, a Homecoming Celebration and many fun team activities wrapped up with an awesome end of the year banquet honoring participants and volunteers. The football and cheer registration fee is only $75 for Deerfield Beach residents and $85 for non-residents. However, participants can register with a $25 deposit. Practice will be daily Monday to Thursday 6 to 8 p.m. at Deerfield Beach Middle School Complex, 501 SE 6 Ave., in Deerfield Beach.

Mizner Park Downtown Drive Car Show

Sunday, June 16, 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Mizner Park

327 Plaza Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Everyone from families to window shoppers to car aficionados will enjoy the Mizner Park Downtown Drive Car Show on Father’s Day. More than 100 cars, including antiques, classics, street rods, custom builds, race cars, sports cars, imports, hand-built cars and one-of-a-kind autos from 1900 to present day will line the streets of Mizner Park. Admission is free. 100 percent of car show entry fees and donations will benefit Make-A-Wish®Southern Florida. If you have questions, contact Hillary Reynolds at 954-815-1186.

Free Skin Screening

Monday, June 17, 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Broward Health North’s Cancer Center

201 E. Sample Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Join Broward Health for a free skin screening by Jason Green, DO, Dermatology. Light refreshments will be served. Must R.S.V.P. by calling 954-759-7400.

Chronic Disease

Management Workshop

Wednesday June 19

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. 

PB Chamber dinner

Wednesday, June 19, 7 p.m.

Hillsboro Club

901 Hillsboro Mile

Hillsboro Beach, FL 33062

Dinner, live auction, guest speaker. Celebrates Board members, trustees & graduates of the Leadership Program of North Broward.

Senior Prom

Friday, June 21

10:30 a.m. 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, contact Ann Sico, recreation coordinator, at 954-480-4447 or asico@dfb.city.

Woman’s Club Trips

Vizcaya Museum & Gardens

Thursday, July 18, 8:30 a.m.

Deerfield Beach Woman’s Club invites you to a wonderful day trip to Miami. It includes door to door transportation, a tour of Vizcaya (driver & tour guide, gratuity included), a visit to Lincoln Road Mall and sit down lunch. Cost is $80 per person. Limited seats. Men are welcome too. Call Sally 954-427-2175 for more information.

Navy Seal Museum

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 and exhibits of any museum. Cost is $90 and includes round trip motor coach transportation, a tip to your driver, a visit to the museum and a sit down lunch overlooking the beach, as well as 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 06 June 2019 by LeslieM

D-Day 75 Normandy Concert

Thursday, June 6, 2 p.m.

Percy White Library

837 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

This concert will be to honor the soldiers who stormed the beach on Normandy, France to expedite the end of World War II. Performing live will be the Senior Moments Unforgettable Band.

Old Town Untapped

Friday, June 7, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Bailey Contemporary Arts

41 NE 1 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Free samples of local beer crafted by breweries in Pompano Beach’s emerging craft beer scene. Food trucks, artists, crafters & interactive art. Inside Bailey Contemporary Arts, guests can grab some locally roasted coffee at Blooming Bean Coffee Roasters & walk through the galleries rotating art exhibits each month. 

Kick off to Summer

Friday, June 7 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Villages of Hillsboro Park

4111 NW 6 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

The City of Deerfield Beach Parks & Recreation Dept. will be hosting their second annual Kick off to Summer event with an evening full of free family fun! Not only will there be a huge beach ball drop, but one special beach ball can be exchanged for a prize! Enjoy the kid’s zone with interactive activities while listening to the musical entertainment by DJ Jr. Kong. Food will be available for purchase from food trucks and local vendors. For more information, call 954-480-4494.

Tropical Postcard Club

Saturday, June 8, 12 p.m.

Old Schoolhouse meeting room

NE Eller St.

Deerfield Beach, FL, 33441

Come to look, talk and hear about postcards. Questions? Call 954-254-8937.

2019 Church & Community

Fellowship Weekend

Saturday, June 8, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sunday, June 9, begins at 11 a.m.

Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church

1060 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Come join Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church for free food & fun, games and music on Saturday, and Sunday for worship, praise, preaching & giveaways.

Pompano Budget Workshop

Monday, June 10, 9 a.m.

City Commission Chambers

100 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL, 33060

The purpose of the Budget Workshop is to look at preliminary projections and discuss policy considerations for Fiscal Year 2020.

7 Week ABC Boating Course

Tuesday, June 11, 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Pompano Beach Sail & Power Squadron

3701 NE 18 Terr.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Enroll in the America’s Boating Course & learn navigation rules, water sports safety, docking, emergency situations, local knowledge & other valuable boater safety skills. Upon completion you will earn your U.S. & FL boating credentials. Cost $35-85 + tax (includes boating textbook, handouts, Florida Boaters Education Card). Space is limited. Register online at www.PompanoSafeBoating.com

Save the Date:

Sally Ling speaks about history

Thursday, June 13, 2 p.m.

Percy White Library

837 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Historian Sally Ling will speak about her book and the history of the Deerfield Beach Community. See more about Sally on pg. 7.

Lord & Taylor Fashion Show

With Broward Sheriff’s Office

Thursday, June 13, 7 p.m.

Wyndham Resort

2096 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies will be outfitted by Lord & Taylor for the fashion show. Held poolside. $15 donation for admission gets complimentary drink and appetizers. Proceeds to benefit the crime prevention fund for the city.

Mary Poppins Returns

Friday, June 14, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre

(Space C104 Next to Foot Locker)

1955 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Free movie, free face painting & free popcorn. Seating is limited. Bring your blankets or bean bags. Goody bags for the first 100 kids!

Wings and Wheels

Saturday, June 15, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

This year’s event will once again feature the infamous Wing Cook-Off for the community to come out, taste, judge and vote for the People’s Choice Wing Champion. Wing tasting is free. A family-friendly event — Enjoy the tasty wings, take in a car and bike show & let the children spend the afternoon cooling off on waterslides! June 12 is the deadline to enter into the cook-off competition. To enter or for questions, visit www.dfb.city.wings-wheels, or call the Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex at 954-480-4481.

PB Chamber dinner

Wednesday, June 19, 7p.m.

Hillsboro Club

901 Hillsboro Mile

Hillsboro Beach, FL 33062

Dinner, live auction, guest speakers. Celebrates Board members, trustees & graduates of the Leadership Program of North Broward. See Pat Anderson’s art too! (More on Pat, pg. 2).

Woman’s Club Trips

Vizcaya Museum & Gardens

Thursday, July 18, 8:30 a.m.

Deerfield Beach Woman’s Club invites you to a wonderful day trip to Miami. It includes door to door transportation, a tour of Vizcaya (driver & tour guide gratuity included), a visit to Lincoln Road Mall and sit down lunch. Cost is $80 per person. Limited seats. Men are welcome too. Call Sally 954-427-2175 for more information.

Navy Seal Museum

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 and exhibits of any museum. Cost is $90 and includes round trip motor coach transportation, a tip to your driver, a visit to the museum and a sit down lunch overlooking the beach, as well as 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 30 May 2019 by LeslieM

What is your Elephant?

Thursday, May 30, 7 p.m.

The Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

The short film ‘Caressed’ will be shown. It is an art film and a self-portrait, mixed-media video installation combining performance art and a poem Niki Lopez wrote about a traumatic childhood memory. Niki was featured in People magazine regarding her growing up in a cult and the abuse she endured. This intimate piece is a part of a series with her personal artwork within the art movement: What’s Your ElephantCreative Conversations about the Unknown. The intentions behind Lopez’ work is to not only share a personal elephant but to have discussions surrounding unspoken topics such as abuse, survivors of abuse, awareness, the power of a ‘share’ and how the arts can be used to heal, to empower and to educate. This session will also consist of a performance and artist lead discussion based on the mission of “What’s Your Elephant.”Tickets for all events are $10 and can be purchased at the door. For more information, visit www.ccpompano.orgor call 954-545-7800.

Diamonds & Denim

Friday, May 31, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Come join the Deerfield Beach Historical Society for an evening of food and fun, with music and dancing with Zella & Phil of “It takes two,” wine pairing, assorted food tasting and “Honoring People in the Community” awards. $50 per person. Denim and Diamonds attire. Call 954-461-1152 for more information.

Tamiami Trail Exhibition

Friday, May 31, 10 to 6 p.m.

Bailey Contemporary Arts

41 NE 1 St.

Pompano Beach, FL, 33060

Bailey Contemporary Arts (BaCA) presents “Tamiami Trail: In the Beginning,” an exhibition of original artworks by members of the Miami-based Tropical Botanic Artists collective. The botanical subjects were selected to mark the 100th anniversary in 2015 of the start of work on Tamiami Trail, a roadway begun in 1915 in Miami. Today, it stretches across the Everglades from Miami to Naples and northward to Tampa, through areas that were largely wilderness a century ago. The exhibition’s more than 30 plant portraits depict species found then and now in multiple vegetation zones along the route. Due to human intervention and changes in water flow, some of the plants illustrated are rare or endangered, and their predominant locations may have shifted, but all persist in South Florida’s landscape. 

Ladies Fish Off

Saturday, June 1, 7 a.m.

Hillsboro Inlet & Port Everglades

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316

The 34th Annual Ladies Fish off saltwater Tournament is now accepting participants. Late registration will take place on May 31 at Bonefish Mac’s, 2002 NE 36 St., Lighthouse Point, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Jazz in the Park

Saturday, June 1, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Annie Adderly Gillis Park

601 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33069

The City of Pompano Beach Parks & Recreation Department will be hosting a fun family night. This event will feature live Jazz music from the talented musicians of the Broward Sheriff’s Office (BSO) Jazz Band and the Eric and the Jazzers Band. Also performing will be comedian Fefe. Free. Food will be available for purchase by local food vendors. For more information, visit www.pompanobeachfl.govor call 954-786-4111.

Learn to Paint in Plein Air

Tuesday, June 4, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Hillsboro Inlet Park Pavilion

2700 N. Ocean Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Pat Anderson’s Plein Air Art in the Parks for age 10 to seniors and she is offering a “buy one get one free.” Have an “assistant” come join you on your painting journey. The second artist must use the same supplies and canvas as the first. Pat focuses on SE Florida, from the pioneering history of Henry Flagler Railroad to the space age future with Virgin Trains USA. Learn how to paint today, what you see while you see it, because tomorrow it will change. Learn to paint trees, leaves, clouds, people and buildings. Open to all levels. Art supplies, professional instruction and Leaf Bar tables & easels provided. Bring lunch. Four classes this month are $100 or $30 per class — two and three hour sessions. Call Emma Lou Olson Civic Center at 954-786-4111 or visit www.PatAndersonArtist.com/classes for more information.

Chronic Disease Management Workshop

Wednesday, June 5, 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? Join an interactive six-week 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. 

Save the Date:

Old Town Untapped

Friday, June 7, 6 p.m. to 9 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. 

2019 Church & Community Fellowship Weekend

Saturday, June 8, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sunday, June 9, starting at 11 a.m.

Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church

1060 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Come join Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church for a fun weekend, including free food, games and music on Saturday and Sunday for worship, praise, preaching and giveaways.

Woman’s Club Trips

Vizcaya Museum & Gardens

Thursday, July 18, 8:30 a.m.

Deerfield Beach Woman’s Club invites you to a wonderful day trip to Miami. It includes door to door transportation, a tour of Vizcaya (driver & tour guide gratuity included), a visit to Lincoln Road Mall and sit down lunch. Cost is $80 per person. Limited seats. Men are welcome too. Call Sally 954-427-2175 for more information.

Navy Seal Museum

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 and exhibits of any museum. Cost is $90 and includes round trip Motor Coach transportation, a tip to your driver, a visit to the museum and a sit down lunch overlooking the beach, as well as 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 23 May 2019 by LeslieM

Lunch with Art: The Lecture Series

Thursday, May 23, 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.

Blanche Ely Historical Museum

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. Guests are invited to bring their lunch and a friend. This event is free.

Concept to Creation Workshop

Tuesday, May 28, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Bailey Contemporary Arts (BaCA)

41 NE 1 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Multiple session workshop taught by BaCA’s Artist in Residence, Andrea Huffman, to assist artists in tapping deeply into their creativity. Each week, creative exercises, such as concept mapping, tapping into personal histories or collage provide a means to discover your unique artistic style, personal symbols and imagery. Students will work in a sketchbook along with other media of the student’s choosing. This class is geared toward artists of all levels, working in any medium. Age: teen through adults. Class Fee: $30/student/session. Topics will include: Mind/ concept mapping . . . a visual tool for building a body of work. For more information, call 954-284-0141.

After School Poetry Workshops

Tuesday, May 28, 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Blanche Ely Historical Museum

1500 NW 6 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

For students ages 13-19 who enjoy writing, reading and studying poetry. These informal workshops not only promote literacy, self-expression and community involvement, but focus on a selected poet reading their poems and biographies, and exploring different types of poetry, as well as sharing original work.

Save the Date:

What is your Elephant?

Thursday, May 30, 7 p.m.

The Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

This short film ‘Caressed’ is an art film and a self-portrait, mixed-media video installation combining performance art and a poem Niki Lopez wrote about a traumatic childhood memory. Niki was featured in People magazine regarding her growing up in a cult. This intimate piece is a part of a series with her personal artwork within the art movement: What’s Your ElephantCreative Conversations about the Unknown. The intentions behind Lopez’ work is to not only share a personal elephant but to have discussions surrounding unspoken topics such as abuse, survivors of abuse, awareness, the power of a ‘share’ and how the arts can be used to heal, to empower and to educate. This session will consist of a video screening, performance and artist led discussion based on the mission of “What’s Your Elephant.”Tickets for all events are $10 and can be purchased at the door. For more information, visit www.ccpompano.orgor call 954-545-7800.

Annual Ladies Fish Off

Saturday, June 1, 7 a.m.

Hillsboro Inlet & Port Everglades

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316

The 34th Annual Ladies Fish Off saltwater tournament is now accepting participants. Late registration will take place on May 31 at Bonefish Mac’s, 2002 NE 36 St., Lighthouse Point, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Jazz in the Park

Saturday, June 1, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Annie Adderly Gillis Park

601 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33069

The City of Pompano Beach Parks & Recreation Department will be hosting a fun family night. This event will feature live Jazz music from the talented musicians of the Broward Sheriff’s Office (BSO) Jazz Band and Eric & the Jazzers band. Also performing will be comedian Fefe. Free. Food will be available for purchase by local food vendors. For more information, visit www.pompanobeachfl.gov or call 954-786-4111.

Learn to Paint in Plein Air

Tuesdays, June 4, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Hillsboro Inlet Park Pavilion

2700 N. Ocean Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Pat Anderson’s Plein Air Art in the Parks for age 10 to seniors and offers buy one get one free. Have an “assistant” come join you on your painting journey. The second artist must use the same supplies and canvas as the first. Pat focuses on SE Florida, from the pioneering history of Henry Flagler and his railroad to the space age future with VirginTRAINSUSA. Learn how to paint today, what you see while you see it, because tomorrow it will change. Learn to paint trees, leaves, clouds, people and buildings. Open to all levels. Art supplies, professional instruction and Leaf Bar tables & easels provided. Bring lunch. Four classes this month are $100, or $30 per class two and three hour sessions. Call Emma Lou Olson Civic Center at 954-786-4111. Visit www.PatAndersonArtist.com/classes for more information.

Church & Community

Fellowship Weekend

Saturday, June 8, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sunday, June 9, starting at 11 a.m.

Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church

1060 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Come join Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church for food and fun, including free food, games and music on Saturday and Sunday for worship, praise, preaching and giveaways.

Woman’s Club Trips

Vizcaya Museum & Gardens

Thursday, July 18, 8:30 a.m.

Deerfield Beach Woman’s Club invites you to a wonderful day trip. Your day trip includes door to door transportation, tour of Vizcaya (driver & tour guide gratuity included), visit to Lincoln Road Mall and sit down lunch. Cost is $80 per person. Limited seats. Men are welcome. Call Sally 954-427-2175 for more information.

Navy Seal Museum

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 and exhibits of any museum. Cost is $90 and includes round trip Motor Coach transportation, tip to your driver, visit to the museum, sit down lunch overlooking the beach and a visit to Historic Downtown Stuart. Limited seats. Call now. Men are welcome. Call Sally 954-427-2175 for more information.

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HAPPENINGS: Memorial Day

Posted on 23 May 2019 by LeslieM

Deerfield Beach

Ceremony at Butler House

Sunday, May 26, 4 to 6 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Themed “All Gave Some…Some Gave All,” The Deerfield Beach Historical Society’s 5th annual Memorial Day event will take place as usual beneath the over 100-year-old Banyan tree.The ceremony will be led by the Deerfield Beach High School Marine JROTC under the direction of First Sgt. (ret) Leslie E. Thomas, with music presented by the Palm Beach Pipes and Drums. All local groups are invited to participate. The ceremony will begin with the Presentation of Colors, Flag Salute and singing of the National Anthem by the JROTC. A commemorative wreath will be presented in recognition of each service group. Several local citizens will share their “Thoughts on Memorial Day.” Additional program activities will include a flag-folding drill by the JROTC, playing of “Taps” and a traditional 21-gun salute. Bring along a blanket or chair. Entrance to the event is free, with optional purchases for gifts and mementos. Picnic-type food will be available for free; donations accepted. Free flags will be distributed, compliments of Aurora Nurses Home Health Care, DB Kiwanis Club and Florida Health & Chiropractic Medicine. Parking is available adjacent to the site. For info., call 954-429-0378.

Ceremony with American Legion

Monday, May 27, be there at 8:30 a.m.

American Legion, Post 162

820 SE 8 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Meet at Legion. There will be a ceremony at Pineview Cemetery followed by one at the Deerfield Pier. Call 954-421-6097 for more details.

Pompano Beach

Parade

Monday, May 27, 11 a.m.

Parade begins at McNab Park The parade will move south on SE 23 Ave. and end at the City of Pompano Beach cemetery. A Memorial Day ceremony will take place after the parade. Organizations or individuals who want to be part of the parade should arrive at McNab Park at 10 a.m. If you are a spectator, come watch at 11 a.m. A collaboration between the City of Pompano Beach, the American Legion Post 142 and the Boy Scouts of America. To learn more about participating, call Andy Buglione at 954-782-2817 or 954-593-5831.

Boca Raton

Ceremony

Monday, May 27, 9 to 10 a.m.

Boca Raton Cemetery

449 SW 4 Ave.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Ceremony featuring veteran groups, city officials, music by the Ft. Lauderdale Highlanders, drills by Boca Raton Community High School NJROTC, and the Boca Raton Police and Fire Honor Guard.

Concert

Monday, May 27, 7 to 9 p.m.

Mizner Park Amphitheater

590 Plaza Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Blankets and chairs are welcome at this free event, and chairs will also be available to rent for $5 (free for veterans). There is limited free parking for veterans in the lot adjacent to the amphitheater. No coolers or outside alcoholic beverages permitted. The event is rain or shine.

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Posted on 16 May 2019 by LeslieM

Boss of the Toss

Thursday, May 16, 5 p.m.

Pioneer Park

217 NE 5 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Come enjoy the inaugural “Boss of the TossCornhole and Food Truck Tournament. Cash prizes, wine, beer, raffle items, themed baskets and fun for the entire family. Hosted by Rotary Club of Deerfield Beach. Teams are needed for a Cornhole Tournament, which benefits the Best Buddy program for students with disabilities. The fee is $40 to enter the competition. For more information, contact Christina Fink at fink@browardschools.com.

SW 10 St. Connector COAT Workshop

Thursday, May 16, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization

100 W. Cypress Creek Rd., Suite. 650

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309

The SW 10 Street Connector project is progressing through the FDOT Project Development and Environment (PD&E) Study Phase. FDOT & the MPO are hosting a series of three workshops for the COAT of two hours each to help ensure each item related to the SW 10 Street connector project is addressed in sufficient detail for the group to evaluate. For additional information on the SW 10 Street Connector, visit www.sw10street.com

Celebrating Shakespeare

Thursday, May 16, 2 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Percy White Library

837 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Jim Boring will present Shakespeare’s life, plays and study of the women in his plays. The first woman in his series is Cleopatra.

Pompano Chamber

Membership breakfast

Thursday, May 16, 7:30 to 9 a.m.

Galuppis on the Green

1103 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Sponsored by Cay Title. $15 members/ $25 non-members. Register at www.pompanobeachchamber.com.

Artist Talk

Thursday, May 16, 7 p.m. 

Bailey Contemporary Arts

41 NE 1 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Organized in conjunction with arboreal exhibition, participating artist Nick Gilmore will give a presentation on the history and the cultural, ecological and creative relevance of the South Florida slash pine, commonly known as “Dade County Pine.” This legendary native tree was a key construction material in Miami’s industrial boom of the early 20th Century, when it was harvested to near extinction. 

Food Truck Round Up

Friday, May 17, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

41 NE 1 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

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

Ocean Brews & Blues

Saturday, May 18, 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The 3rd Annual Ocean Brews & Blues festival is coming back to the City of Deerfield Beach for all craft brew enthusiasts. Sample an assortment of 125 beers while listening to a variety of blues music entertainers. There will be an assortment of local foods, as well as arts & crafts vendors. Free to attend; crafts, food and craft beer tasting tickets available for purchase. More info., pg. 1.

Annual Children in the Arts

Piano Competition

Saturday, May 18, 7 p.m.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Hosted by the City of Pompano Beach Children in the Arts Committee, the City of Pompano Beach and the Broward Teachers Music Association. Competition is open to piano teachers who live in Broward County and teach students who live in Broward County or are members of the Broward County Music Teachers Association (BCMTA). For more information, contact Ed Purchase at 954-562-3290 or Anne Hollady at 954-786-4111.


Historic Butler House Tour

Saturday, May 18, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Donations accepted.

Open Mic

Tuesday, May 21, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Percy White Library

837 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Readings, poetry, stories, monologues, improvs, scenes, jokes, standup, songs, instruments and soap box. Be an audience or perform. This is a free event.

Save the Date:

What is your Elephant?

Thursday, May 30, 7 p.m.

The Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

This short film ‘Caressed’ is an art film and a self-portrait, mixed-media video installation combining performance art and a poem Niki Lopez wrote about a traumatic childhood memory. Niki was featured in People magazine regarding her growing up in a cult and the abuse she endured. This intimate piece is a part of a series with her personal artwork within the art movement: What’s Your ElephantCreative Conversations about the Unknown. The intentions behind Lopez’ work is to not only share a personal elephant but to have discussions surrounding unspoken topics such as abuse, survivors of abuse, awareness, the power of a ‘share’ and how the arts can be used to heal, to empower and to educate. This session will consist of a video screening, performance and artist led discussion based on the mission of “What’s Your Elephant.”Tickets for all events are $10 and can be purchased at the door. For more information, visit www.ccpompano.orgor call 954-545-7800.

Annual Ladies Fish Off

Saturday, June 1, 7 a.m.

Hillsboro Inlet & Port Everglades

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316

The 34th Annual Ladies Fish Off saltwater tournament is now accepting participants. Late registration will take place on May 31 at Bonefish Mac’s, 2002 NE 36 St., Lighthouse Point, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

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Coyote Workshop

Thursday, May 9, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Boca Raton Downtown Library

400 NW 2 Ave.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Come join the City of Boca Raton for a community presentation to learn more about coyotes from the staff of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). No R.S.V.P. required. For more information, contact Brice Pierce at 561-625-5122 or visit www.myFWC.com/ coyote.

DBES Summer Camp

Monday, June 10 until Friday, Aug. 2, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Elementary School

650 NE 1St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Magical Kingdom Edition — Available to all current K-5th grade students. Program activities include field trips, cooking and other special events. Only $125 per week. One-time registration fee of $25. For more information, contact Raymond Hanna at 754-322-6111 or via e-mail at Raymond.hannajr@browardschools.com.

Music under the Stars

Friday, May 10, 7 p.m.

Pompano Beach Great Lawn

Atlantic Blvd. & Pompano Beach Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Come out for an evening of great music and entertainment as the City of Pompano Beach Parks & Recreation Dept. presents Music under the Stars the second Friday of every month. This night will feature the Jazz Fusion of Inner Court. For more information, visit the city’s website at www.pompanobeachfl.govor call 954-786-4111.

Historic Butler House Guided Tour

Saturday, May 11, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Donations accepted.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Saturday, May 11, 7 p.m.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Want to introduce your children to the works of Shakespeare in a fun and entertaining new way? In a production specifically geared to elementary and middle school-aged children, The Shakespeare Troupe of South Florida is bringing Shakespeare’s most popular comedy. Tickets are $15-$25. Learn more and buy tickets at www.ccpompano.org or call 954-545-7800.

Tropical Post Card Club

Saturday, May 11, noon to 3 p.m.

Old Schoolhouse

323 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Bring your favorite historical postcards to show off and see what others bring too.

Pat Anderson’s Plein Air Art Classes

Starts Tuesday, May 14, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Pavilion One

150 N. Pompano Beach Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Learning to paint is a wonderful exercise. Local artist Pat Anderson loves to teach and works with age 10 and up. She is holding a series of classes using her LEAF BAR table/easel as an easy way to paint outdoors. She has a special buy one/get one deal. One adult can bring a helper along for free (that person just needs to use the same arts supplies and easel). Other dates for the class: Tuesdays — May 7, 11 to 1 p.m. at Inlet Park & Museum Pavilion; May 14, 11 to 1 p.m. at Pavilion One Pompano Beach; and May 28, 2 to 5 p.m. at Pompano Beach Branch Library. Four sessions cost $100 total. Register at Emma Lou Olson Civic Center (954-786-4111). For more info, visit www.patandersonartist.com/classes/PompanoBeach.

Harbor Freight opening!

Wednesday, May 15, 8 a.m.

3260 N. Federal Hwy.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Harbor Freight Tools, “America’s leading retailer of quality tools at the lowest prices,” will celebrate the grand opening of its new store.

Rotary Cornhole Tournament

Thursday, May 16, 5 p.m.

Pioneer Park

217 NE 5 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Hosted by Rotary Club of Deerfield Beach. Teams are needed for a Cornhole Tournament benefitting the Best Buddy program for students with disabilities. The fee is $40 to enter the competition. For more information, contact Christina Fink at fink@browardschools.com.

Ocean Brews & Blues

Saturday, May 18, 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The 3rd Annual Ocean Brews & Blues festival is coming back to the City of Deerfield Beach for all craft brew enthusiasts. Sample an assortment of 125 beers while listening to a variety of blues music entertainers. There will be an assortment of local foods, as well as arts & crafts vendors. Free to attend; crafts, food and craft beer tasting tickets available for purchase. General Admission: $40, event Day $45; VIP Ticket $6. For more info & tickets, visit www.deerfield-beach.com.

Save the Date: What is your Elephant?

Thursday, May 30, 7 p.m.

The Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

This short film ‘Caressed’ is an art film and a self-portrait, mixed-media video installation combining performance art and a poem Niki Lopez wrote about a traumatic childhood memory.

Niki was featured in People magazine regarding her growing up in a cult and the abuse she endured.

This intimate piece is a part of a series with her personal artwork within the art movement: What’s Your ElephantCreative Conversations about the Unknown. The intentions behind Lopez work is to not only share a personal “elephant” but to have discussions surrounding unspoken topics such as abuse, survivors of abuse, awareness, the power of a ‘share’ and how the arts can be used to heal, to empower and to educate. This session will consist of a video screening, performance and artist lead discussion based on the mission of “What’s Your Elephant?”Tickets for all events are $10 and can be purchased at the door. For more information, visit www.ccpompano.org or call 954-545-7800.

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National Day of Prayer

Thursday, May 2, noon

City Hall

100 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The City of Pompano Beach invites the public to join Mayor Rex Hardin at the American flag pole in front of City Hall located at 100 W. Atlantic Blvd. to observe the Annual National Day of Prayer. The National Day of Prayer is an annual observance held on the first Thursday of May, inviting people of all faiths to pray for the nation. It was created in 1952 by a joint resolution of the United States Congress, and signed into law by President Harry S. Truman. (Deerfield has an event too, see more, pg. 4).

Casino in Old Havana

Friday, May 3, 6:30 p.m.

Deer Creek Country Club

2801 DC Country Club Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

An evening of gaming, Cuban bites, cigars, music and much more! Test your luck at the full-size professional craps, roulette, blackjack and poker tables. And, if you play your cards right, you could win a grand raffle prizes. Tickets: Advance $125, At the Door $150. For sponsorship opportunities, contact Denise Jordan at 954-427-1050 or e-mail djordan@deerfieldchamber.com.

Beauty & the Beast

Friday, May 3, 7 p.m.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Cornerstone Theatre Company is proud to bring the “junior” version of Disney’s enchanting classic Beauty and the Beast for three shows, along with a special interactive event, “Mrs. Potts Tea Party.” Performances will also be held Saturday, May 4 at 2 and 6 p.m. The tea party will take place at 11 a.m. on Saturday. Show tickets are $20; “Mrs. Potts Tea Party,” including show tickets, is $45. Learn more at ccpompano.orgor call 954-545-7800.

Air Show

Saturday, May 4 to Sunday, May 5, 9 a.m.

State Road A1A north of Sunrise Blvd.

Ft. Lauderdale, FL

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels will headline, featuring the U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor Demo Team! The event features the nation’s most popular military jet demos, parachute teams, civilian aerobatics acts and formation flight teams. Advance tickets are $28 per day and $40 at the gate. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.fortlauderdaleairshow.com.

Boca GreenMarket

Saturday, May 4, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

City Hall, north parking lot

Intersection of 201 W. Palmetto Park Rd. & NW 2 Avenue

Boca Raton, FL 33432

The market has blossomed into a Saturday morning community meeting place to have a fresh cup of coffee, a bite to eat, listen to some music, pick up some local produce, grab a gift for someone, or restock handmade soaps or candles. It’s just a ‘fun’ place to be on Saturday morning in a relaxed setting, a place for the entire family, including the family pup, to enjoy a few hours in the out-of-doors.
Special activities, promotions and customer giveaways are planned at various times throughout the market season. Live music on select market days featuring local musicians. Last day is May 11, the day before Mother’s Day.

Cinco de Mayo at Casa Maya Grill

Sunday, May 5, 2 p.m.

Casa Maya Grill

301 SE 15 Terr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Taco stations, outside bars, The Rum Crew, Xochipilli folklore show, Mariachi Pancho Villa and more.

Cinco de Mayo Bingo & Taco Bar

Sunday, May 5, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church

959 SE 6 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Come out for a fun afternoon and the chance to win prizes! For $15, enjoy a full taco bar for lunch and Bingo. Food served at 11:30 a.m. Bingo begins at noon.

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Music under the Stars

Friday, May 10, 7 p.m.

Pompano Beach Great Lawn

Atlantic Blvd. & Pompano Beach Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Come out for an evening of great music and entertainment as the City of Pompano Beach Parks & Recreation Dept. presents Music under the Stars the second Friday of every month. This night will feature the Jazz Fusion of Inner Court. For more information visit the city’s website at www.pompanobeachfl.gov or call 954-786-4111.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Saturday, May 11 at 7 p.m.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Want to introduce your children to the works of Shakespeare in a fun and entertaining new way? In a production specifically geared to elementary and middle school-aged children, The Shakespeare Troupe of South Florida is bringing Shakespeare’s most popular comedy. Tickets are $15-$25. Learn more and buy tickets at www.ccpompano.org or call 954-545-7800.

Cornhole Tournament

Thursday, May 16, 5 p.m.

Pioneer Park

217 NE 5 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Teams are needed for a Cornhole Tournament benefitting the Best Buddy program for students with disabilities. The fee is $40 to enter the competition. For more information, contact Christina Fink at fink@browardschools.com.

Children in the Arts Piano Competition

Saturday, May 18, 7 p.m.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The Children in the Arts Piano Competition features over 70 talented children from Broward, Palm Beach and Miami Dade counties competing for prizes, trophies and cash awards. This competition is the largest piano competition in the State of Florida. The children compete all day before a panel of judges to win first, second or third place in individual categories ranging from primary to advanced levels. Judges are chosen from universities throughout the state. The evening concert is free and open to the public. The final winners will be announced at the completion of the recital. The Children in the Arts Piano Competition encourages children to study the classical form of music. For more information, call 954-786-4111.

Pat Anderson’s Plein Air Art Classes

Begins Saturday, May 4, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Hillsboro Lighthouse

907 Hillsboro Mile

Hillsboro Beach, FL 33062

Learning to paint is a wonderful exercise. Local artist Pat Anderson loves to teach and works with age 10 and up. She is holding a series of classes using her LEAF BAR table/ easel as an easy way to paint outdoors. She has a special buy one/get one deal. One adult can bring a helper along for free (that person just needs to use the same arts supplies and easel). Other dates for the class: Tuesdays — May 7, 11 to 1 p.m. at Inlet Park & Museum Pavilion; May 14, 11 to 1 p.m. at Pavilion One Pompano Beach; and May 28, 2 to 5 p.m. at Pompano Beach Branch Library. Four sessions cost $100 total. Register at Emma Lou Olson Civic Center (954-786-4111). For more info, visit www.patandersonartist.com/classes/PompanoBeach.

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Your Poem is a Screenplay

Thursday, April 25, 7 p.m.

Bailey Contemporary Arts

41 NE 1 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Well-known poet, writer and teacher, Robert Byrd will lead attendees through the process of seeing their poems as a part of a bigger process. He will navigate them through various screenplay writing techniques, tricks of the trade and the confidence to see their poems turned into something big screen worthy. After the workshop, Byrd will perform and engage in audience lead discussions about the feelings, thought and implications that his poetry evokes. Tickets for this session can be found at www.baileyarts.org.

Pompano Beach Seafood Festival

Friday, April 26, 5 to 10 p.m.

Saturday, April 27, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Sunday, April 28, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Pompano Community Park & Amphitheater

1806 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33063

This family-friendly outdoor event includes arts & craft vendors, great music by local bands and mouthwatering delicacies cooked up by local chefs. Headlining bands include Zach Deputy, Foghat, The Guess Who and Inner Circle, among so many others. Walk around boat displays. Admission: $15 to $20 (or $35 for three-day pass). Kids 12 and under free. For more information, including ticket pricing visit www.pompanobeachseafoodfestival.com.

Tree Giveaway

Saturday, April 27, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Central City Campus

401 SW 4 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL, 33441

Each year, the City of Deerfield Beach celebrates Earth Month in April with a series of events in honor of Earth Day and Arbor Day. The city will conclude Earth Month with the annual Tree Giveaway. A selection of native and non-native trees will be available, including Dahoon Holly, Thatch Palm, Longan, Hayden Mango, Spanish Stopper and Golden Shower. Tree species are subject to availability and are not guaranteed. Participants will be required to provide proof of residency upon receiving a tree. The annual Tree Giveaway provides the opportunity to help grow the community’s tree canopy and enhance the city’s environmentally-friendly initiatives. For more information, call 954- 480-4210. For more information on the Earth Month series of activities, visit www.DFB.city/EarthMonth.

Tightrope: A musical Memoir

Saturday, April 27 to Sunday, April 28, 7 p.m.

The Sol Theater

3333 N. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

For more information and tickets, call 866-811-4111 or visit www.primalforces.com.

Brush, Brunch & Mimosas

Saturday, April 27, 11 a.m.

Festival Marketplace

2900 W. Sample Rd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33073

Have a nice lunch and paint a butterfly. This event is held on the east end of the mall across from the Hillsboro Antique store for only $20, which includes lunch, your painting, a mimosa and instruction from a professional artist! Each event there will be a new picture to paint.No experience necessary!

Spring Boutique

Saturday, April 27, 1 to 4 p.m.

Above & Beyond Community Church

7500 E. Country Club Blvd.

Boca Raton, FL 33487

Jewelry, Scentsy, LulaRoe, Tupperware, Home Decor, Tastefully Simple Foods and more. Free admission and exciting raffle prizes. A portion of proceeds to help underwrite costs of a Deliver the Dream Retreat for families dealing with critical illness. For more information, call Venetia Timm at Deliver the Dream, 954-564-3512 or venetia.timm@deliverthedream.org.

Cuisine of the Region

Tuesday, April 30, 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

DoubleTree by Hilton

100 Fairway Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Food samples, desserts & wine tasting. Live & Silent Auction, 50/50 raffle. Proceeds benefit NE Focal Point. Tickets available at the Center for Active Aging, 227 NW 2 St., Deerfield Beach, by phone at 954-480-4460 or e-mail rwilliams@deerfield-beach.com.

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SunFest

Thursday, May 2 to Sunday, May 5

100 Clematis St.

West Palm Beach, FL 33401

The state’s largest waterfront music and art festival in Florida attracts more than 275,000 visitors. Lineup includes Keith Urban, Tears for Fears, B52s, Garbage, One Republic, Diplo, Bebe Rexha, Earth, Wind & Fire, and so many more. For more information, visit www.SunFest.com or call 800-SUNFEST.

Casino in Old Havana

Friday, May 3, 6:30 p.m.

Deer Creek Country Club

2801 DC Country Club Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

An evening of gaming, Cuban bites, cigars, music and much more! Test your luck at the full-size professional craps, roulette, blackjack and poker tables. Win a raffle prize. Tickets: Advance $125, At the Door $150. For sponsorship opportunities, contact Denise Jordan at 954-427-1050 or e-mail djordan@deerfieldchamber.com.

Beauty & the Beast

Friday, May 3, 7 p.m.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Cornerstone Theatre Company is proud to bring the “junior” version of Disney’s enchanting classic Beauty and the Beast for three shows, along with a special interactive event, “Mrs. Potts Tea Party.” Performances will also be held Saturday, May 4 at 2 and 6 p.m. The tea party will take place at 11 a.m. on Saturday. Show tickets are $20; “Mrs. Potts Tea Party,” including show tickets, is $45. Learn more at www.ccpompano.org or call 954-545-7800.

Cornhole

Thursday, May 16, 5 p.m.

Pioneer Park

217 NE 5 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Teams are needed for a Cornhole Tournament benefitting the Best Buddy program for students with disabilities. The fee is $40 to enter the competition. For more information, contact Christina Fink at fink@browardschools.com.

Ride & play on Tri-Rail

Saturday, April 27, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Tri-Rail, Any South Florida location

As part of Tri-Rail’s “Ride & Play,” guests will enjoy onboard fun for all ages on select trains, featuring costumed characters, balloon artists, magicians, giveaways and the chance to meet popular radio personalities from Y100, HOT 105, Amor 107.5 and KOOL 105.5. Plus, riders will enjoy special admission prices, discounts and offers from popular regional attractions by showing a validated Tri-Rail ticket or EASY Card. For more info., visit www.tri-rail.com.

Pat Anderson’s Plein Air Art Classes

Saturday, May 4, 10 to 1 p.m.

at the Hillsboro Lighthouse

Tuesday, May 7, 11 to 1 p.m.

at Inlet Park & Museum Pavilion

Tuesday, May 14, 11 to 1 p.m.

at Pavilion One Pompano Beach

Tuesday, May 28, 2 to 5 p.m.

at Pompano Beach Branch Library

Learning to paint is a wonderful exercise. Local artist Pat Anderson loves to teach and works with age 10 and up. She is holding a series of classes using her LEAF BAR table/ easel as an easy way to paint outdoors. She has a special buy one/ get one deal. One adult can bring a helper along for free (that person just needs to use the same arts supplies and easel). Four sessions cost $100 total. Register at Emma Lou Olson Civic Center (954-786-4111). For more info., visit www.patandersonartist.com/classes/PompanoBeach.

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Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt

Thursday, April 18, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Constitution Park

2841 Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Join the City of Deerfield Beach at one of its many cherished Easter egg hunts. Each egg hunt has thousands of prize and candy filled eggs for participants to discover. Find the “special eggs” and receive an exciting prize or Easter basket. Enjoy refreshments, outdoor activities with friends, and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Ages 7 – 12: 6:45 p.m., Ages 13 – 17: 7 p.m., Ages 18 & Up: 7:30 p.m. Hunt wristband required. Free shuttle service from Target Plaza (east lot) to Constitution Park is from 5:45 to 8 p.m. Call 954-480-4494 for any questions.

Egg-Stravaganza

Friday, April 19, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Egg hunt is open to ages 3 to 12 and is divided among age groups. Call 954-480-4481 for any questions.

South Florida Craft Show

Saturday, April 20, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Hampton Inn Boca Raton-Deerfield Beach

660 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Last minute shopping for Easter! Tons of custom and handmade items available from all your favorite (and some new) vendors. Bring friends and family with you.

Easter Celebration

Saturday, April 20, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Pompano Citi Centre

1955 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Join in on the fun with themed arts & crafts, complimentary face painting, and a DJ dance party. Don’t forget your camera so you can snap a free photo with the Easter Bunny! Admission to the event is free. Adult supervision of all children is required.

Family Fun Day

Saturday, April 20, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Florida Grand Opera (FGO), along with the Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department, will host a Free Family Fun Day. It’s a fun-filled event where opera fans — young and old who are new to the genre or who are opera aficionados — can come explore the world of opera through hands-on activities, interactive experiences and enjoy the thrill of live theater. Activities will include stage makeup, costume and prop design, voice lessons and a live musical performance. Family Day activities are free with R.S.V.P. For more information, visit www.FGO.org or www.CCPompano.org.

Vintage Fair

Saturday, April 20, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Festival Marketplace

2900 W. Sample Rd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33073

This event has free admission and free parking for all customers. They will have antiques, vintage, handcrafted goods and re-purposed items. There will be live music from DJ Mike Locke too.

Golden Egg Fest

Saturday, April 20, 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Bobby Campbell Stadium at Lynn University

3601 N. Military Tr.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Don’t forget your basket. All kids will receive plastic eggs filled with candy, and a chance to find special Golden Eggs filled with prizes from event sponsors — Sparez Bowling, Habit Burger Grill, Pizza Hut, Jersey Mike’s Subs, Chick-fil-A Boca Raton and more! They will give away two one-day passes to Universal Studios Orlando or Universal’s Islands of Adventure at halftime of the game! Other prizes include passes to the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, Sparez Bowling, Rockin Jump Trampoline Park, gift cards, toys and more! There will be an egg decorating station, interactive games, arts and crafts and more. For additional information, 561-237-7767 or KBonner@lynn.edu

Easter Sunday Service

Sunday, April 21, 10 a.m.

Saint Peter’s Anglican Church

1416 SE 2 Terr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Parish luncheon follows. All are invited. For information, call 954-695-0336.

Easter Egg Hunt

Sunday, April 21, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Beach House Pompano

270 N. Pompano Beach Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Family-friendly beach Easter Egg Hunt. Come find a mysterious golden egg. The family who finds it receives a complimentary brunch on us for up to four people. Stay after and snap a pic with the Easter Bunny from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. while enjoying Beach House brunch classics on our scenic rooftop.

Spring Boutique

Saturday, April 27, 1 to 4 p.m.

Above & Beyond Community Church

7500 E. Country Club Blvd.

Boca Raton, FL 33487

Jewelry, Scentsy, LulaRoe, Tupperware, Home Decor, Tastefully Simple Foods and more. Free admission and exciting raffle prizes. A portion of proceeds to help underwrite costs of a Deliver the Dream Retreat for families dealing with critical illness. For more information, call Venetia Timm at Deliver the Dream at 954-564-3512 or e-mail venetia.timm@deliverthedream.org.

Save the Date:

Cuisine of the Region

Tuesday, April 30, 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

DoubleTree by Hilton

100 Fairway Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Food samples, desserts & wine tasting. Live & Silent Auction, 50/50 raffle. Proceeds benefit NE Focal Point. Tickets available at the Center for Active Aging, 227 NW 2 St., Deerfield Beach, or in person, by phone at 954-480-4460 or e-mail to rwilliams@deerfield-beach.com.

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