HAPPENINGS

Posted on 05 December 2019 by LeslieM

Art Basel Miami

Thursday, Dec. 5 through 8

1901 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach, FL 33139

Art lovers relish this event every year. Their reputation for showing high quality work has attracted leading international galleries and collectors, offering visitors the most important art from around the world. Art Basel focuses on modern and contemporary art and includes more than 250 galleries and 4,000 artists from across the globe. Have fun celebrity-spotting. There are also invitation-only days from Dec. 3 to 5. For more info.,visit www.artbasel.com.

Yuletide Parade

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

McNab Park

2250 E. Atlantic Blvd., Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Get ready for the City of Pompano Beach Annual Yuletide Parade on Atlantic! Enjoy over-the-top eye dazzling floats, holiday performers, dancers and a variety of other amazing entertainment. The parade theme is “The Polar Express.” It starts from Riverside Drive, heads west on Atlantic Boulevard and ends at McNab Park. For more information, call 954-786-4111.

Monthly Business Breakfast —

Beyond Arthritis

Thursday, Dec. 5. 7:30 to 9 a.m.

Wyndham Deerfield Beach Hotel

2096 NE 2 St., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Hosted by speaker Dr. Kojo A. Marfo. Are you cramming your exercise into weekend soccer games or tennis matches? Do your achy knees keep you from performing your best? Learn prevention tips and treatment options to keep you in the game. The cost is $25 for members and $30 for non-members. To register, visit www.deerfieldchamber.com.

Light Up Hillsboro Beach

Thursday, Dec. 5, 6 p.m.

Town Hall

1210 Hillsboro Mile, Hillsboro Beach, FL 33062

Christmas tree and Menorah lighting. School choir performance. Refreshments and more. For more information, visit www.townofhillsborobeach.com.

Movies in the Park

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

Sullivan Park

1633 Riverview Rd., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The City of Deerfield Beach Parks & Recreation Department will be hosting this event featuring the movie Grinch. Grab a blanket and lawn chair and come out for a night at the movies, in the park, under the stars. The event is free with a chance of snow. Popcorn and other refreshments will be available for purchase. Overflow parking at The Cove Shopping Plaza. For more information, call 954-480-4494.

Toys for Tots Holiday Luncheon

Friday, Dec. 6, 11:30 a.m.

Coral Ridge Country Club

3801 Bayview Dr., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33308

Join the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Pompano Beach Branch. New members and guests welcome! The cost is $46. Bring an unwrapped toy. R.S.V.P. to 312-316-6229 or e-mail pompanoscholar@yahoo.com.

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, Dec. 7, 9:30 to 11 a.m.

Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Come out and join Deerfield Beach Historical Society. This event includes pictures with Santa and the Mrs, breakfast in the backyard, arts & crafts and face painting. The price for a family of four is $10, or $5 per person. For more information call 954-429-0378.

District 4 Saturday Office Hours

Saturday, Dec.7, 10 a.m. to noon

City Hall

150 NE 2 Ave., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Vice Mayor Drosky, who is commissioner for District 4, will be available to meet with constituents on an appointment basis. To schedule an appointment, contact the City Manager’s Office at 954-480-4263.

WAGS & TALES Program

Saturday, Dec. 7, 11 a.m.

Deerfield/ Percy White Library

837 E. Hillsboro Blvd., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Readers ages 5 and up are welcome to read to Bentley the dog! Sign up with the Librarian at the service desk. For more information call (954) 357-7680.

Ocean Way Holiday Celebration!

Saturday, Dec. 7, 5 to 9 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Come out for a family night of fun while walking the parade of lights display. Take your photo with Santa, step into a life-size snow globe, enjoy kid’s activities, an ice-skating rink and live entertainment throughout the event! Be sure not to miss the special Holiday Character Show from 7 to 8:30 p.m. followed by a character meet and greet. Arts and crafts, refreshments and food will be available for purchase. There will be several road closures related to the Ocean Way (see more, pg 4). Parking will be limited but there will be a free shuttle at The Cove Shopping Center running back and forth from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. For more information, call Special Events at 954-480-4429.

National Pearl Harbor

Remembrance Day Tour

Saturday, Dec.7, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(Shuttles leave every hour on the hour)

Sands Harbor Resort Dock

125 N. Riverside Dr., Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Come out for a fun day at the lighthouse. Park at Sands Harbor and catch the boat. Registration/check-in starts 30 minutes prior to the first sail time and remains open until the last boat returns. The boat leaves every hour on the hour. Arrive 10-20 minutes before the departure time. Friendly 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 transportation fee is required. Call 786-251-0811 or visit hillsborolighthouse.org for more details.

Our Christmas Carol

Sunday, Dec. 8, 7 p.m.

Community Presbyterian Church

1920 SE 4 St., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Ballet presented by Many But One Dance Company. $10 donation at the door, 18 and under free. For more info., call 954-427-0222.

Garden Club Meeting

Monday, Dec. 9, 12:30 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St., Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Come out for holiday designs by Flower Show School. Make new friends with a shared love of gardening, floral and landscaping design. Learn about environment, civic projects, different gardening techniques and creating your own sanctuary. First time guests are welcome free of charge. For more information, call Hilde at 954-782-4121.

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Posted on 27 November 2019 by LeslieM

Holiday fun on the island

Saturday, Nov. 30, 12 to 3 p.m.

Deerfield Island Park

1720 Deerfield Island Park

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Have some holiday fun! Children can create a Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer face that they can take home for the holidays. The tax-deductible suggested donation is $7 per “Rudolph.” Registration is required for this limited attendance event. Register by calling 954-357-5100. Donations will be accepted at Deerfield Island Park by the “Friends” group on the day of the event.

The Art of Christmas Lights

Wednesday, Dec. 4, 5:30 to 8 p.m.

Sample-McDougald House

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Come out for a night of nostalgia. Revisit your childhood Christmas while you enjoy a display of Christmas lights by the decade from the 1920s to 1960s. This event includes light bites, open bar (beer/wine), musical entertainment and a tour of the fully decorated holiday home. Admission is $35 per person and $25 for members. Free entry with membership purchase or renewal at the door. Free for children under the age of 12.

Dedication Ceremony

for OASIS Public Art Sculpture

Wednesday, Dec. 4, 4:30 p.m.

The Oasis Reuse Water Plant

1799 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

The City of Pompano Beach will be dedicating a piece of public art by artist Cecilia Lueza. Light refreshments will be served and free parking will be available at the Pompano Beach Citi Centre in the north parking lot by Chili’s. For more information on the city’s Public Art Program, call 954-545-7800 ext. 3813 or e-mail laura.atria@copbfl.com. For more information on the OASIS Reuse Water Program, visit http://pompanobeachfl.gov/pages/ut_oasis/oasis.

Worth the Drive:

Art Basel Miami

Thursday, Dec. 5 through 8, 3 p.m.

1901 Convention Center Dr.

Miami Beach, FL 33139

Art lovers relish this event every year. Their reputation for showing high quality work has attracted leading international galleries and collectors, offering visitors the most important art from around the world. Art Basel focuses on modern and contemporary art, and includes more than 250 galleries and 4,000 artists from across the globe. Have fun celebrity-spotting. There’s also invitation-only days from Dec. 3 to 5. For more info., visit www.artbasel.com.

Yuletide Parade

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

McNab Park

2250 E. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Get ready for the City of Pompano Beach Annual Yuletide Parade on Atlantic Boulevard! Enjoy over-the-top eye dazzling floats, holiday performers, dancers and a variety of other amazing entertainment. The parade theme is “The Polar Express.” It starts from Riverside Drive, heads west on Atlantic Boulevard and ends at McNab Park. For more information, call 954-786-4111.

Monthly Business Breakfast —

Beyond Arthritis

Thursday, Dec. 5. 7:30 to 9 a.m.

Wyndham Deerfield Beach Hotel

2096 NE 2 St

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Hosted by speaker Dr. Kojo A. Marfo. Are you cramming your exercise into weekend soccer games or tennis matches? Do your achy knees keep you from performing your best? Learn prevention tips and treatment options to keep you in the game. The cost is $25 for members and $30 for non-members. To register, visit www.deerfieldchamber.com.

Light Up

Hillsboro Beach

Thursday, Dec. 5, 6 p.m.

Town Hall

1210 Hillsboro Mile

Hillsboro Beach, FL 33062

Christmas tree and Menorah lighting. School choir performance. Refreshments and more. For more information, visit www.townofhillsborobeach.com.

Save the Date:

Toys for Tots Holiday Luncheon

Friday, Dec. 6, 11:30 a.m.

Coral Ridge Country Club

3801 Bayview Dr.

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33308

Join the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Pompano Beach Branch. New members and guests welcome! The cost is $46. Bring an unwrapped toy. Please R.S.V.P. to 312-316-6229 or e-mail pompanoscholar@yahoo.com.

District 4 Saturday Office Hours

Saturday, Dec.7, 10 a.m. to noon

City Hall

150 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Vice Mayor Drosky, who is commissioner for District 4, will be available to meet with constituents on an appointment basis. To schedule an appointment, please contact the City Manager’s Office at 954-480-4263.

Ocean Way Holiday Celebration!

Saturday, Dec. 7, 5 to 9 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Come out for a family night of fun while walking the parade of lights display. Take your photo with Santa, step into a life-size snow globe, enjoy kid’s activities, an ice-skating rink and live entertainment throughout the event! Be sure not to miss the special Holiday Character Show from 7 to 8:30 p.m. followed by a character meet and greet. Arts and crafts, refreshments and food will be available for purchase. There will be several road closures related to the Ocean Way. Parking will be limited but there will be a free shuttle at The Cove Shopping Center running back and forth from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. For more information, call Special Events at 954-480-4429.

Our Christmas Carol

Sunday, Dec. 8, 7 p.m.

Community Presbyterian Church

1920 SE 4 St. 

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Ballet presented by Many But One Dance Company. $10 donation at the door, 18 and under free. For more info., call 954-427-0222.

Garden Club Meeting

Monday, Dec. 9, 12:30 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Come out for holiday designs by the Flower Show School. Make new friends with a shared love of gardening, floral and landscaping design. Learn about environment, civic projects, different gardening techniques and creating your own sanctuary. First time guests are welcome free of charge. For more information, call Hilde at 954-782-4121.

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Posted on 21 November 2019 by LeslieM

Meet Mr. Lincoln”

Thursday, Nov. 21, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Spanish River Library

1501 NW Spanish River Blvd.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Dennis Boggs becomes President Lincoln. Presented by the Friends of the Boca Raton Public Library, Inc. as part of the bi-annual Betty Grinnan Friends of the Library Program for American History. This fundraising event includes a catered reception prior to the performance, included with the ticket price of $25 for non-members, $10 for members. To register, visit https://twitter.com/BocaLibFriends.

Movies in the Park – A Dog’s Journey

Friday, Nov. 22, 7 p.m.

Community Park

1700 NE 8 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The City of Pompano Beach Parks & Recreation Department invites you to their first ever Movies in the Park. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and come enjoy a featured presentation under the stars. This is a free, family-friendly event. For more information, call 954-786-4111 or visit the city’s website at www.pompanobeachfl.gov.

Riptide Music Festival

Saturday, Nov. 23 through Nov. 24, 12 p.m.

Ft. Lauderdale Beach Park

1005 Seabreeze Blvd.

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316

This year’s fest includes music by The Killers, The 1975, Jimmy Eat World, The Revivalists, Judah & The Lion, Silverspun Pickups, Catfish and The Bottlemen, Switchfoot, Soul Asylum and many more bands. At the Underground Village, you can win free backstage meet & greet passes and experience interactive and immersive art installations. Also included: Underground Fashion Showcases, hosted by legendary style guru Tan France and, new this year, the Culinary Stage, featuring tasty demos and mouth-watering workshops. Enjoy wine and spirits at the festival Wine Garden. Tickets start at $59 for general admission. Please visit https://tickets.riptidefest.com/e/riptide-music-festival-2019/tickets for more information.

One Love Bahamas Benefit Concert

Saturday, Nov. 23, 4 p.m.

Pompano Beach Amphitheater

1806 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

One Love Bahamas, the benefit concert to aid recovery and rebuilding efforts in the Bahamas, has announced the all-star concert line-up. All event proceeds will benefit Hurricane Dorian victims in the Bahamas. The City of Pompano Beach, Shipwreck Park and Florida based concert and festival promoters are working together in support. Tickets start at $59 for general admission. To purchase tickets, concert updates, VIP information, and volunteer opportunities or to donate, visit https://onelovebahamas.org/. The incredible concert lineup includes Cheap Trick, Foghat , Steelheart, Zebra, Inner Circle, BB Allstars, Band Of Brothers, Aaron Carter, Aerotek, Elsten Torres, Jeffery James Gang, Southern Blood, Mason Pace, Robert Ross Blues Band, DJ Laz & DJ Big Lip.

10th Annual Light up MLK

Saturday, Nov. 23, 5 to 8 p.m.

Annie Adderly Gillis Park

601 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33069

The City of Pompano Beach will kick off the holiday season with the 10th Annual Light Up MLK for the Holidays event featuring live musical performances, a visit from Santa, a beautiful tree lighting ceremony and an array of holiday cheer. The highlight of the evening is the tree lighting ceremony led by Mayor Rex Hardin and other community leaders!This is a free event.For more information, call 954-545-7800.

Pompano Green Market

Saturday, Nov. 23, 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

41 NE 1 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The Seasonal Green Market Pompano Beach is presented by the Pompano Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA), which occurs annually every November through April. They are committed to providing the community with the finest local purveyors and producers of local goods. Come out and shop a variety of holistic, natural and organic products from local businesses, and experience all the market has to offer, such as free yoga from 10 to 11 a.m., live music, special events, cooking demonstrations and workshops. Vendor inquiries: greenmarketpompanobeach@gmail.com.

Save the Date:

Rudolph art project for children

Saturday, Nov. 30, 12 to 3 p.m.

Deerfield Island Park

1720 Deerfield Island Park

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

All materials will be provided for children to create a Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer face that they can take home for the holidays. The tax-deductible suggested donation is $7 per “Rudolph.” Registration is required for this limited attendance event. Register by calling 954-357-5100. Donations will be accepted at Deerfield Island Park by the “Friends” group on the day of the event.

Dedication Ceremony

for OASIS Public Art Sculpture

Wednesday, Dec. 4, 4:30 p.m.

The Oasis Reuse Water Plant

1799 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

The City of Pompano Beach will be dedicating a piece of public art. The City of Pompano Beach commissioned artist Cecilia Lueza for the design and installation of the sculpture. As part of the OASIS Reuse Program, all reused and filtered water is delivered through purple pipes throughout the city for irrigation. The sculpture reflects on water as reuse and conservation. An aspect of the reuse plant’s purple pipes is included in the design. Light refreshments will be served and free parking will be available at the Pompano Beach Citi Centre in the north parking lot by Chili’s. For more information on the city’s Public Art Program, call 954-545-7800 ext. 3813 or e-mail laura.atria@copbfl.com. For more information on the OASIS Reuse Water Program, visit http://pompanobeachfl.gov/pages/ut_oasis/oasis.

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Posted on 14 November 2019 by LeslieM

Mike Zito and Friends

Friday, Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m.

Funky Biscuit

303 SE Mizner Blvd.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Acclaimed guitarist Mike Zito kicks off his “Rock N’ Roll World Tour” with a local performance. Tickets: $40, includes meet & greet. Albert Castiglia will also be performing. For more information, call 561-395-2929 or visit www.funkybiscuit.com.

Boots on the Beach

Country Music Festival

Saturday, Nov. 16, 4 to 9 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Come out for a fun filled day with delicious food and beverage options, and some of the hottest music to create a captivating vibe! General Admission is free. Guests must pay for parking.

An Evening in Macau

Saturday, Nov.16, 6 to 11 p.m.

BACA

41 NE 1 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Dinner, drinks, entertainment, games & raffles. Tickets are $75 per person (includes 200 chips). You can purchase tickets at www.pompanohistory.com/casino_2019. For more information, call 954-782-3015 or e-mail info.pompanohistory@gmail.com.

Worth The Drive:

Miami Book Fair

Sunday, Nov. 17 to Sunday, Nov. 24, 7 p.m.

Miami Dade College

300 NE 2 Ave

Miami, FL 33132

This annual event draws more than 500 authors and literary luminaries to Miami for lectures, readings, panel discussions and a street fair. For more info., visit www. miamibookfair.com.

Pompano Beach Garden Club Meeting

Monday, Nov. 18, 12:30 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

New members always welcome. For more information, call Hilde at 954-782-4121.

Garden Club of LHP Meeting

Monday, Nov. 18, 1 to 3:30 p.m.

Dixon Ahl Hall

2220 NE 38 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Presenting conservation of the Gopher Tortoises, “A Keystone Species.” With Guest Speaker Master Naturalist Katharine Hendrickson. Contact Chair Caroline Steffen at c.caroline.steffen@aol.com for more information or visit www.lhpgc.org.

Worship without Walls

Community Tent Revival

Monday, Nov. 18 to Friday, Nov. 22, 7 p.m.

Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church

1060 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Local pastors will preach the gospel and pray for the community nightly. The Clergy & Community Connection Cafe will be open from 6 to 7 p.m. nightly for you to “chat and chew,” free of charge, with the pastors before the service each night. For more information, visit www.bmbchurch.org/2019WWW.

Marketing on a shoe-string budget

Wednesday, Nov. 20, 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Atlantic Tax Service

100 E. Atlantic Blvd

Pompano Beach FL, 33062 

The Pompano Beach Chamber has a program to support the growth and sustainability of your small to mid-size business. Free to Pompano Chamber members and $79 for non-members. For more information, call 954-941-2940 or e-mail info@pompanobeachchamber.com.

History at High Noon

Wednesday, Nov. 20, noon to 1 p.m.

DFB Commission Chambers

150 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Presented by Cheryl Ann Cook, docent for the Sample McDougald House, and a granddaughter of the McDougalds. Free entrance. Donations accepted.

Discussion — More Money, Less Stress…

Thursday, Nov. 21, 2 p.m.

Center for Active Aging

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Jim Solomon, founder of Upliftpeople.org, will be speaking. He founded the nonprofit, to help seniors and single parents get out of minimum wage jobs. This is a 30 minute free presentation. For information, please call 954-480-4447 or e-mail asico@dfb.city. Need a ride?Please call the Center for Active Aging at 954-480-4449.

District 2 Meeting

Thursday, Nov. 21, 7 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Center

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Commissioner Ben Preston invites all District 2 residents. For further information, contact the City Manager’s Office at 954-480-4263.

Save the Date:

One Love Bahamas Benefit Concert

Saturday, Nov. 23, 4 p.m.

Pompano Beach Amphitheater

1806 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

One Love Bahamas, the benefit concert to aid recovery and rebuilding efforts in the Bahamas, has announced the all-star concert line-up. All event proceeds will benefit Hurricane Dorian victims in the Bahamas. The City of Pompano Beach, Shipwreck Park and Florida based concert and festival promoters are working together in support. To purchase tickets, concert updates, VIP information and volunteer opportunities, or to donate, visit https://onelovebahamas.org. The incredible concert lineup includes Cheap Trick, Foghat , Steelheart, Zebra, Inner Circle, BB Allstars, Band Of Brothers, Aaron Carter, Aerotek, Elsten Torres, Jeffery James Gang, Southern Blood, Mason Pace, Robert Ross Blues Band, DJ Laz & DJ Big Lip.

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Showcase of the Arts

Thursday, Nov. 7, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Center for Active Aging

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Instructors and participants of the Center’s art classes will exhibit their craft. Items will be available for purchase, with proceeds to benefit the Center for Active Aging. The exhibition will take place in the Multi-Purpose room. Need a ride?  They offer transportation services. Give them a call. To learn more about the Center for Active Aging, call 954-480-4449, stop by for a tour, or visit www.dfb.city.

Community Heroes Award

Friday, Nov. 8, 11:30 a.m.

Wyndham Beach Resort

2096 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The Deerfield Beach Chamber of Commerce is excited to host this special event recognizing and honoring local heroes who exemplify their mission and vision of creating a destination where business and community thrive. These heroes are making a difference, collaborating with other local organizations, and creating more opportunities through programs, services and support. They are the people who take the initiative and provide leadership. To register, visit www.deerfieldchamber.com.

Multi-Media Performance

Friday, Nov. 8, 7:30 p.m.

Ritter Art Gallery

152 Breezeway

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Orchestrated by Mathew Baltrucki, from the Department of Music, this exhibition features the work of more than 30 Florida Atlantic University (FAU) faculty members who simultaneously continue their practice as professional artists. Participating artists include faculty from FAU’s Department of Visual Arts and Art History, and the School of Communication and Multimedia Studies within the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters; the School of Architecture within the College for Design and Social Inquiry; the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College and FAU Libraries. A variety of media will be presented.

Military Fatigue Bash

Saturday, Nov. 9, 9 p.m.

American Legion, Post No. 287

191 SW 1 Ter.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

$10 donation. Hors d’ oeuvres will be served.

Church Christmas Boutique

Saturday, Nov. 9, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 10, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

St. Paul the Apostle Church

2700 NE 36 St. (Sample Road)

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Come out for handmade decorations, gifts, special raffles, baked goods, and much more.

Boca Raton Wine & Food Festival

Saturday, Nov. 9, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Sanborn Square Park

72 N. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

This annual festival brings you face-to-face with those who have made their lives their craft. This is the time for you to dine, drink fine wine and experience A Culinary Affair! Have wine or craft beer and sample from plenty of restaurants! There is usually live music and plenty of mingling. This event draws huge crowds! For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.bocaratonwineandfoodfestival.com.

Hillsboro Lighthouse tour

Sunday, Nov.10, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., hourly

125 N. Riverside Dr.

(North side of Sands Harbor Marina)

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Come out for a fun day at the lighthouse. An arrival at the respective dock 10-20 minutes before the departure time is suggested. A current HLPS membership or a $35 transportation fee is required. For more information, visit www.hillsborolighthouse.org.

Coffee & Connections

Tuesday, Nov. 12, 7:30 to 8:45 a.m.

The Emerald Financial Group

1166 W. Newport Center Dr., Suite 307

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Join the Deerfield Beach Chamber for their monthly networking event with coffee and pastries. Bring your business cards. To register, visit www.deerfieldchamber.com.

Chamber Mixer

Tuesday, Nov. 12, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Bru’s Room Sports Grill

5460 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Coconut Creek, FL 330730

Join the Deerfield Beach Chamber of Commerce and the Parkland Chamber of Commerce for a joint member mixer. Bring plenty of business cards and meet new people. To register, visit www.deerfieldchamber.com.

Save the Date:

Boots on the Beach

Country Music Festival

Saturday, Nov. 16, 4 to 9 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Come out for a fun filled day with delicious food and beverage options and some of the hottest music to create a captivating vibe! General Admission is free. Guests must pay for parking.

Worth The Drive:

Miami Book Fair

Sunday, Nov. 17 through the 24, 7 p.m.

Miami Dade College

300 NE 2 Ave

Miami, FL 33132

This annual event draws more than 500 authors and literary luminaries to Miami for lectures, readings, panel discussions and a street fair. For more info., visit www. miamibookfair.com.

Pompano Beach Garden Club Meeting

Monday, Nov. 18, 12:30 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

New members always welcome. For more information, call Hilde at 954-782-4121.

Garden Club of Lighthouse Point Meeting

Monday, Nov. 18, 1 to 3:30 p.m.

Dixon Ahl Hall

2220 NE 38 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Presenting conservation of the Gopher Tortoises, “A Keystone Species.” With Guest Speaker Master Naturalist Katharine Hendrickson. Contact Chair Caroline Steffen at c.caroline.steffen@aol.com for more information or visit www.lhpgc.org.

Marketing on a shoe-string budget

Wednesday, Nov. 20, 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Atlantic Tax Service

100 E. Atlantic Blvd

Pompano Beach FL, 33062 

The Pompano Beach Chamber has a program to support the growth and sustainability of your small to mid-size business. Free to Pompano Chamber members and $79 for non-members. For more information call 954-941-2940 or email info@pompanobeachchamber.com.

History at High Noon

Wednesday, Nov. 20, Noon to 1 p.m.

DFB Commission Chambers

150 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Presented by Cheryl Ann Cook, docent for the Sample McDougald House, and a granddaughter of the McDougald. Free entrance. Donations accepted.

One Love Bahamas Benefit Concert

Saturday, Nov. 23, 4 p.m.

Pompano Beach Amphitheater

1806 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

One Love Bahamas, the benefit concert to aid recovery and rebuilding efforts in the Bahamas, has announced the all-star concert line-up. All event proceeds will benefit Hurricane Dorian victims in the Bahamas. The City of Pompano Beach, Shipwreck Park and Florida based concert and festival promoters are working together in support. To purchase tickets, concert updates, VIP information, and volunteer opportunities or to donate, visit https://onelovebahamas.org/ The incredible concert lineup includes: Cheap Trick, Foghat , Steelheart, Zebra, Inner Circle, BB Allstars, Band Of Brothers, Aaron Carter, Aerotek, Elsten Torres, Jeffery James Gang, Southern Blood, Mason Pace, Robert Ross Blues Band, DJ Laz & DJ Big Lip.

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Posted on 31 October 2019 by LeslieM

Trunk or Treat with BSO

Thursday, Oct. 31, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Shoppes of Deerfield Beach

3668 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Join the Broward Sheriff’s Office (BSO), the City of Deerfield Beach and the Shoppes at Deerfield to celebrate this Halloween. There will be Trick or Treat around the mall, a Scary Photo Booth and giveaways. People will have decorated cars and hand out candy. The best decorations will receive a prize. Wear your costume. This is perfect for the whole family! There will even be a DJ playing music. For more information, call Deputy Carlos Periu at 954-592-5211 or e-mail carlos_periu@sheriff.org.

Pompano Stand-Up Live –

Carl Payne and Friends

Saturday, Nov. 2, 8 to 11 p.m.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Comedy great Carl Payne, star of the Fox sitcom Martin, will be hosting. Joining him will be an outstanding lineup of comedians including Wanda Smith, Brandon Smiley and headliner Tony Tone, who has been featured on Def Comedy Jam and Laffapalooza. A cash bar and concessions will be available. This event may not be appropriate for patrons under 18. Tickets are $40 at the door. (Check first to make sure it is not sold-out). VIP $100 includes reserved preferred seating, one drink ticket, Celebrity mixer and swag bag. To purchase, visit https://tickets.ccpompano.org/TheatreManager/1/tmEvent/tmEvent182.html.

Boca Raton Fine Art Show

Saturday, Nov. 2 & Sunday, Nov. 3, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Mizner Park Amphitheater

590 Plaza Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

This boutique-style quality juried fine art and fine craft show features 80 artists who will be selling art to the public. All art is original and personally handmade by the artist who is present at the show. There is something for everyone, in all price ranges.There is plenty of parking in downtown area parking garages and at First United Methodist Church. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Free admission with optional $5 donation supports Institute for the Arts & Education. For information, visit www.hotworks.org.

Ranse Volleyball Classic

Saturday, Nov. 2 to Sunday, Nov.3, 6 p.m.

310 N. Ocean Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The beach volleyball Pro-Am tournament hits the beach again in memory of Ranse Jones, an avid beach volleyball player. Ranse grew up in North Carolina before relocating to Florida to pursue his dream of playing professional beach volleyball. Registration is open until Oct. 31 at 4 p.m. To register, visit https://digthebeach.com/register/?evtid=76. Come out and watch them play!

District 4 Saturday Office Hours

Saturday, Nov. 2, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

City Hall

150 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

District 4 Commissioner Todd Drosky will be available to meet with constituents on an appointment basis. To schedule an appointment, please contact the City Manager’s Office at 954-480-4263.

AAUW Membership

Meeting & Presentation

Tuesday, Nov. 5, 12:30 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6St.

Pompano Beach, FL, 33060

Come out for the first monthly membership meeting and educational presentation of the season!  After a brief membership meeting, Denise Elliott, League of Women Voters, will discuss the Electoral College & the Interstate Compact.  New members welcome. No charge. To R.S.V.P., call 312-316-6229 or e-mail pompanoscholar@yahoo.com.

Pat Anderson’s Art Class

Tuesday, Nov. 5. 10:30 a.m. (Meet and Greet)

Sample-McDougald House

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Come on out for Watercolors in the Butterfly Garden. Classes will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. $40 a class, or $100 for all four classes. Art supplies, instructions and easel setup are included. Bring lunch for picnic tables under the shade of pines and Oaks. For information on November classes, visit http://patandersonartist.com. Pat will also have her paintings on display. To see them, it is $10 for admission to the house and it includes a lecture by Pat at 2 p.m. and tour of the historic home.

Education Advisory Board Meeting

Wednesday, Nov. 6, 6 to 8 p.m.

Hillsboro Community Center

50 Technology Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

South Florida Career Fair

Thursday, Nov. 7, 4 to 8 p.m.

JM Lexus

5350 W. Sample Rd.

Margate, FL 33073

Presented by Broward County Chamber of Commerce, South Florida Chamber of Commerce and others. The mission is to connect the best companies with the best candidates. One new great employee can make such a huge impact on your business this year. For more information, call 954-565-5750 or visit www.SouthFloridaCareerFair.com.

Save the Date:

Community Heroes Award

Friday, Nov. 8, 11:30 a.m.

Wyndham Beach Resort

2096 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The Deerfield Beach Chamber of Commerce is excited to host this special event recognizing and honoring local heroes who exemplify their mission and vision of creating a destination where business and community thrive. These heroes are making a difference, collaborating with other local organizations, and creating more opportunities through programs, services and support. They are the people who take the initiative and provide leadership. To register, visit https://deerfieldchamber.chambermaster.com/eventregistration/register/4663.

Multi-Media Performance

Friday, Nov. 8, 7:30 p.m.

Ritter Art Gallery

152 Breezeway

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Orchestrated by Mathew Baltrucki, from the Department of Music, this exhibition features the work of more than 30 Florida Atlantic University (FAU) faculty members who simultaneously continue their practice as professional artists. Participating artists include faculty from FAU’s Department of Visual Arts and Art History, and the School of Communication and Multimedia Studies within the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters; the School of Architecture within the College for Design and Social Inquiry; the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College and FAU Libraries. A variety of media will be presented.

Boca Raton Wine & Food Festival

Saturday, Nov. 9, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Sanborn Square Park

72 N. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

This annual festival brings you face-to-face with those who have made their lives their craft. This is the time for you to dine, drink fine wine and experience “A Culinary Affair.” Have wine or craft beer and sample from plenty of restaurants! There is usually live music and plenty of mingling. This event draws huge crowds. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.bocaratonwineandfoodfestival.com.

Hillsboro Lighthouse tour

Sunday, Nov.10, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., hourly

125 N. Riverside Dr. (North side of Sands Harbor Marina)

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Come out for a fun day at the lighthouse. An arrival at the respective dock 10-20 minutes before the departure time is suggested. A current HLPS membership or a $35 transportation fee is required. For more information, visit www.hillsborolighthouse.org.

Deerfield Beach

Woman’s Club Trip:

Day Trip to

Bayside Market Place, Miami

Thursday, Dec. 5.

Shopping! Lunch at Bubba Gump, known for Forest Gump movie, and a 1 ½ hour sightseeing boat tour. The price is $75 and all inclusive. To make reservations, call Sally at 954-427-2175.

Hurry! Seats for this trip will be going fast.

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Halloween Happening

Thursday, Oct. 24, 6 to 8 p.m.

Dan Witt Park

4521 NE 22 Ave.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Costume Contest starts at 6:30 sharp. For more information, call 954-784-3439.

Boo Bash

Friday, Oct. 25, 6 to 9 p.m.

Sample-McDougald House

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The annual, free family-friendly celebration will include haunted trail, carnival rides, photo booth, face painting, fortune teller, characters, games, costume contest & lots more! Street parking is also available. For more information, call 954-786-4111.

Trunk or Treat

Friday, Oct. 25, 5 to 8 p.m.

Deerfield Beach Elementary School

650 NE 1 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Come out for the PTA fall festival, including spooky games and activities. Food and beverages are available for purchase throughout the evening. Volunteers are appreciated. For more information, e-mail dbes.pta.update@gmail.com.

Halloween Festivities

Friday, Oct. 25, 6 to 8 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach FL 33441

There will be a scary haunted house, big screen video games, a magician, pie eating contest, arts & crafts, bounce houses and more. Wear your favorite costume for a chance to win! Costume categories are as follows: most magical, scariest, most unique and super hero for ages 2 & under, 3 – 5, 6 – 9, 10 – 12 and adults. For further information, contact the Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex at 954-480-4481.

Fall Festival

Saturday, Oct. 26, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

St. Ambrose Catholic Church

363 SE 12 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Come out for hamburgers, hotdogs, games, and pony rides (from 12 to 2 p.m).

Halloween HoeDown

Saturday, Oct. 26, 5 to 8 p.m.

Villages of Hillsboro Park

4111 NW 6 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

They usually have a costume

contest, hay rides, games & more.

Trunk or Treat

Sunday, Oct. 27, 3 to 6 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

(West Banquet Parking Lot)

1081 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Trunk or Treaters will be going from trunk to trunk, collecting candy from vehicle owners who have decorated their vehicles to serve as the backdrop for this family friendly event. For more information, call 954-786-4594.

A Hocus Pocus Halloween Celebration

Sunday, Oct.27, 2 to 5 p.m.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Wear your costume and watch Hocus Pocus.The evening will also offer Kid Friendly Halloween themed rooms, giveaways and trick or treating all to be enjoyed before the movie. Adult supervision is required and admission is free.

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Community Workshop

Thursday, Oct. 24, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

E. Pat Larkins Community Center

520 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The City of Pompano Beach, along with its consultant team, will be holding the second of the Community Workshop series for the public to provide input to help prepare the latest update of their Comprehensive Plan. To register for the workshop or for more information, visit http://planitpompano.cgasolutions.com.

Open Mic

Thursday, Oct. 24, 2 to 3 p.m.

Percy White Library (Meeting Room)

837 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Join the audience, rap, sing a song or read a poem.

Phantom of the Opera concert

Friday, Oct. 25, 7 p.m.

St. Nicholas Church

1111 E. Sample Rd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Featuring artists from the Romanza Lyric Opera. $10 at the door. Reception will follow in the fellowship hall.  The public is invited. For additional information, contact the church office at 954-942-5887.

Breast Cancer Awareness Walk & Survivors Celebration

Saturday, Oct. 26., 7 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Church of the Living God

176 SW 6 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Come out for food, bounce house and great music! Free event. For more information, contact Janice Fulmore-Tigner at 954-708-6915 or 954-478-9880.

Community Backyard Garage Sale

Saturday, Oct. 26, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Historic Butler House

380 Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Organized by the Deerfield Beach Historical Society. For more information, e-mail judithofdfb@gmail.com or elilly707@aol.com.

Paws For a Cause

Sunday, Oct. 27, 3 to 8 p.m.

Baja Café Dos

1310 S. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Dog and cat adoptions, food specials, raffle baskets, Halloween pet/ person costume contest. Baja Café will donate a portion of their proceeds to Paws for a Cause. The event benefits local rescues. Sponsored by GFWC Woman’s Club of Deerfield Beach.

Commercial Real Estate Broker Breakfast

Tuesday, Oct. 29, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.

Hillsboro Community Center

50 Fairway Dr., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Join the City of Deerfield Beach as it celebrates the dealmakers that contribute to the city’s vibrant business. Breakfast will be served as attendees learn about the city’s new development projects. The staff will also share information on available programs and incentives for investment, as well as ongoing improvements in the city’s permitting process. This is an opportunity to create strong partnerships between real estate agents, developers, and municipal and community leaders. The event is free, but registration is required via Eventbrite: https://dfb-commercial-broker-breakfast.eventbrite.com. For additional information, contact Gigi Chazu at 954-395-6051orgchazu@deerfield-beach.com.

Meet & Greet

Tuesday, Oct. 29, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Umberto’s Italian Restaurant

2780 E. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Greater Pompano Beach Sister Cities Inc. cordially invites you and your friends for a meet and greet to thank their supporters. One complimentary drink and delicious appetizers included. $25 per person. Proceeds benefit Pompano Beach Sister Cities. To R.S.V.P., e-mail tpnjp4@gmail.com or call 954-975-0578. Please makes checks payable to Pompano Beach Sister Cities, 2661 S. Course Dr. #408, Pompano Beach, FL 33069

Breast Cancer Panel Discussion

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

Broward Health North- Conference Center

201 E. Sample Rd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Join experts for a comprehensive and open forum discussion on surgical options, breast reconstruction, treatment, coping and surviving with Breast Cancer. This event is free and complimentary breakfast and health screening will be provided. For further information, visit www.BrowardHealth.org.

Ranse Volleyball Classic

Saturday, Nov. 2 through Sunday, Nov.3, 6 p.m.

310 N. Ocean Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The beach volleyball Pro-Am tournament hits the beach again in memory of Ranse Jones, an avid beach volleyball player, who relocated to Florida to pursue his dream of playing professional beach volleyball. Registration is open until Oct. 31, at 4 p.m. To register, visit https://digthebeach.com/register/?evtid=76

AAUW Membership Meeting & Presentation

Tuesday, Nov. 5, 12:30 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6St.

Pompano Beach, FL, 33060

Come out for the first monthly membership meeting and educational presentation of the season!  After a brief membership meeting, Denise Elliott, of League of Women Voters, will discuss the Electoral College & the Interstate Compact.  New members welcome. No charge. To R.S.V.P., call 312-316-6229 or e-mail pompanoscholar@yahoo.com.

Pat Anderson’s Art Class

Tuesday, Nov. 5. 10:30 a.m. (Meet and Greet)

Sample-McDougald House

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Come on out for Watercolors in the Butterfly Garden. Classes will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. $40 a class, or $100 for all four classes. Art supplies, instructions and easel setup are included. Bring lunch for picnic tables under the shade of pines and Oaks. For information on November classes, visit http://patandersonartist.com. Pat will also have her paintings on display. To see them, it is $10 for admission to the house and it includes a lecture by Pat at 2 p.m. and tour of the historic home.

Deerfield Beach Woman’s Club Trip:

Day Trip to Bayside Market Place, Miami

Thursday, Dec. 5.

Shopping! Lunch at Bubba Gump, known for
Forest Gump movie, and a 1 ½ hour sightseeing boat tour. The price is $75 and all inclusive. To make reservations, call Sally at 954-427-2175.

Hurry! Seats for this trip will be going fast.

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Marine Advisory Board Meeting

Thursday, Oct. 17, 6 p.m.

City Commission Chambers at City Hall

150 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL, 33441

The public is invited to attend. For further information, please contact the city’s staff liaison to the Board, Patrick Bardes, at pbardes@dfb.city.

8th Annual Brazilian Festival of Pompano Beach

Saturday, Oct. 19, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 20, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Pompano Beach Community Park

820 NE 18 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

You are invited to enjoy Brazil’s art, culture, music and cuisine. Visit an outdoor circus featuring live performances of mascots welcoming kids during the day. The kids zone includes an inflatable playground with slides, moonwalks, waterfalls, obstacle courses, rides and games that will keep families busy all day. The amazing journey into Brazil’s art, culture, tradition and cuisine is the focus of the exhibitors’ zone. Experience a line-up that will include performances, fashion, cover and local bands, headliners and a closing Musical Act.General Admission: $5/day, $8/weekend pass; VIP: $45/day, $80/weekend pass. Free for children under the age of 13.

19th Annual Health & Wellness Expo

Saturday, Oct. 19, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The Center for Active Aging

227 NW 2 (Eller) St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Activities will include vendors with “healthy” information and education for all ages, flu shots administered by Walgreens and free health screenings. The screenings will check balance, blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose, hearing, vision, stroke risk assessment, memory screening, HIV and skin cancer. There will be door prizes, giveaways and entertainment. Breakfast and lunch will be available for purchase at affordable prices. For additional information, contact Robin Marzullo, 954-480-4446 or e-mail rmarzullo@dfb.city.

Kiwanis Golf Tournament

Saturday, Oct. 19, 8 a.m. shotgun start

Pompano Municipal Golf Course

1101 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Come out and support the Kiwanis Club. Registration is $125/individual or $500/foursome. To register, mail payments to Kiwanis Club of Deerfield Beach, PO Box 1105, Deerfield Beach, FL 33443, or visit www.deerfieldbeachkiwanis.org. Make checks payable to Kiwanis Club of Deerfield Beach Charitable Foundation.

A Concert for Hope

Sunday, Oct. 20, 2 to 6 p.m.

The Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

An afternoon of music to celebrate Cancer survivors and remember those we have lost. $10 donation to the American Cancer Society includes two luminaria bags for the upcoming Nov. 2 Hope on the Beach event. For info., call T.J. Eagen at 954-592-3150.

Lighthouse Point Commission Meeting

Tuesday, Oct. 22, 6:30 p.m.

Fletcher Hall

2200 NE 38 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Book talk – Frankenstein

Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2 p.m.

Percy White Library

837 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus, is a classic piece of gothic literature. This book discussion will ask the question “Why is Mary Shelley’s book still popular today after 200 years?” Books are available for check-out with a library card.

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Community Workshop

Thursday, Oct. 24, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

E. Pat Larkins Community Center

520 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The City of Pompano Beach, along with its consultant team, will be holding the second of the Community Workshop series for the public to provide input to help prepare the latest update of their Comprehensive Plan. To register for the workshop or for more information, visit http://planitpompano.cgasolutions.com.

Open Mic

Thursday, Oct. 24, 2 to 3 p.m.

Percy White Library (Meeting Room)

837 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Join the audience, rap, sing a song or read a poem.

Commercial Real Estate Broker Breakfast

Tuesday, Oct. 29, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.

Hillsboro Community Center

50 Fairway Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Join the City of Deerfield Beach as it celebrates the dealmakers that contribute to the city’s vibrant business. Breakfast will be served as attendees learn about the city’s new development projects. The staff will also share information on available programs and incentives for investment, as well as ongoing improvements in the city’s permitting process. This is an opportunity to create strong partnerships between real estate agents, developers, and municipal and community leaders. The event is free, but registration is required via Eventbrite: https://dfb-commercial-broker-breakfast.eventbrite.com. For additional information, contact Gigi Chazu at 954-395-6051orgchazu@deerfield-beach.com.

Meet & Greet

Tuesday, Oct. 29, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Umberto’s Italian Restaurant

2780 E. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Greater Pompano Beach Sister Cities, Inc. cordially invites you and your friends for a meet and greet to thank their supporters. One complimentary drink and delicious appetizers included. $25 per person. Proceeds benefit Pompano Beach Sister Cities. To R.S.V.P., e-mail tpnjp4@gmail.com or call 954-975-0578. Please makes checks payable to Pompano Beach Sister Cities, 2661 S. Course Dr. #408, Pompano Beach, FL 33069

AAUW Membership Meeting & Presentation

Tuesday, Nov. 5, 12:30 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Come out for the first monthly membership meeting and educational presentation of the season! After a brief membership meeting, Denise Elliott, League of Women Voters, will discuss the Electoral College & the Interstate Compact.  New members welcome. No charge. To R.S.V.P., call 312-316-6229 or e-mail: pompanoscholar@yahoo.com

Pat Anderson’s Art Class

Tuesday, Nov. 5. 10:30 a.m.

Sample-McDougald House

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Come on out for Watercolors in the Butterfly Garden. “Paint what you see while you see it. Tomorrow it will change.” Classes will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. $40 a class, or $100 for all four classes. Art supplies, instructions and easel setup are included. Bring lunch for picnic tables under the shade of pines and Oaks. For information on November classes, visit http://patandersonartist.com/.

Pat Anderson’s Art Show

Tuesday, Nov. 5. 2 p.m.

Sample-McDougald House

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Two decades of Pat’s Plein Air paintings include Flagler RR to Key West, Panama Canal while Art Instructor Onboard, Bahamas: Abacos Hope Town, Marsh Harbour, Man Of War Cay, Green Turtle Cay and Treasure Cay, prior to Hurricane Dorian. Paintings will show through Nov. 12. Admission and tour of the house will be $10, which includes Pat’s lecture: “Mangroves-Mansions-Memories.” For more information visit, www.samplemcdougald.org.

Deerfield Beach Woman’s Club Trips:

Murder Mystery Train

Friday, Nov. 8 until Saturday Nov. 9.

Jump aboard for an overnight trip to Ft. Myers. This trip includes one night at the Hyatt Place hotel with hot breakfast, a trip to Depot Museum, a visit to Miromar Mall with coupon booklet, and a visit to Tin City — sit down dinner & show on the Mystery Dinner Train. The price is $222 per person and all inclusive. Don’t miss out. For more information and to make your reservation, call Sally at 954-427-2175.

Day Trip to Bayside

Market Place Miami

Thursday, Dec. 5.

Lunch at Bubba Gump known for Forest Gump Movie and a 1 ½ hour sightseeing boat tour. The price is $75 and all inclusive. To make reservations, call Sally at 954-427-2175. Hurry seats for this trip will be going fast.

Historic Butler House Tours

Every Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The historic home of James D. and Alice Butler is right here in Deerfield Beach and you can get a tour and find out more about our local history. Donations appreciated. For more information, call 954-429-0378.

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Fall Bowling League

Thursday, Oct. 10, 5:30 to 8 p.m.

Diamond Strikes Lane

2200 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Hosted by Pompano Beach Chamber. $20. Must pre-register. Free parking. For info., visit www.deerfieldchamber.com.

Florida International

Trade and Cultural Expo

Thursday, Oct. 10, 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Greater Ft. Lauderdale/

Broward County Convention Center

1950 Eisenhower Blvd.

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316

A unique opportunity to engage high level government leaders, international trade experts and delegations from around the world to participate in dialogues relating to international trade, foreign direct investment and culture. FITCE 2019 expects to attract over 1,500 attendees including approximately 250 international businesses and approximately 1250 local businesses, multi-cultural global trade representatives from over 63 countries, federal, state and local trade agencies & government leaders from around the world. For more information on international delegation packages or sponsorship opportunities, please communicate directly with Paola Isaac Baraya, Economic Development Specialist for International Trade, by calling 954-357-7894 or e-mail pisaac@broward.org.

Palm Beach County & South Florida Business Conference & Expo

Thursday, Oct. 10, 4 p.m.

Boca Raton Wyndham Resort

1950 Glades Rd.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Featuring a Business to Business Trade Show, Medical Services & Healthcare, Hospitality Showcase, an International & Latin American Showcase, Real Estate & Developers Showcase, Venture Capital Forum and Social Media Extravaganza & VIP Networking. Raffle prizes. Bring 300 business cards — 100 for the exhibitors, 100 for the Exchange Booth, 100 for networking. $30 at the door, $15 in advance. For more information, call 561-683-8414 or visit www.SouthFloridaExpo.com

Music under the Stars

Friday, Oct. 11, 7 to 9 p.m.

The Great Lawn

20 N. Pompano Beach Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Come out for an evening of great music and entertainment .

Art in the Park

Saturday, Oct. 12, 5 to 9 p.m.

Sullivan Park

1633 Riverview Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Art vendors, music, food trucks, drinks and Tiki bar. Free event. (1st year event so low fee for art vendors). For more information, call 847-404-1120.

Barefoot Mailman Remembrance Day

Saturday, Oct. 12

Pick up & drop off:

Sands Harbor Resort and Marina

125 N. Riverside Dr.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Come out for a fun day at the Hillsboro Lighthouse. Go to Sands Harbor to catch the boat. A current HLPS membership or a $35 per person transportation fee is required. Sails hourly from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

District 1 Saturday Office Hours

Saturday, Oct. 12, 10 a.m. to Noon

150 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

District 1 Commissioner Hudak will be available to meet with constituents on an appointment basis. To schedule an appointment, contact the City Manager’s Office at 954-480-4263.

Film screening & talk

Saturday, Oct. 12, 2 p.m.

Deerfield/Percy White Library

837 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The local producers of Dead Ant will discuss and screen their non-rated movie. (parental advisory).

Postcard Club

Saturday, Oct. 12, noon to 3 p.m.

Old School House

323 NE 2 St. (Eller)

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Buy, sell & see postcards, or bring your own.

Fall & Winter 2019 Concert series

Sunday, Oct. 13, 3 p.m.

Community Presbyterian Church

1920 SE 4 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL, 33441

Presenting Joseph Kingma as pianist performing Franz Liszt’s “Les Cloches de G;” Claude Debussy’s “Suite Bergamasque,” and Sergei Rachmanioff’s “13 Preludes, Op. 32.” General Admission is $20. 18 and under free. Reception to follow.

Trinity’s Fall Festival & Trunk-or Treat

Sunday, Oct. 13, 4 to 7 p.m.

Trinity Church

3901 NE 22 Ave., Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Come out for a night of fun including food, bounce house, carnival games, pumpkin crafts, face painting, cake walk, costume parade, sacred spooky stories, blood drive and silent auctions. For more information, call 954-941-8033 or visit www.trinitychurchlhp.com.

Kendra Scott event for Zonta

Wednesday, Oct. 16, 6 to 8 p.m.

Mizner Park

411 Plaza Real, Boca Raton, FL 33432

Come out and celebrate the newest seasonal launch at Kendra Scott. Enjoy sips, light bites and their newest winter collection. Ten percent of proceeds will directly benefit local community charities and student scholarships. Plus enjoy an exclusive 10 percent off discount during your shopping experience. Can’t make it?Phone orders are welcome. Call 561-430-2520.

Talk about Storytelling

Wednesday, Oct.16, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Pompano Beach Historical Society

217 NE 4 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Come out as Pompano Beach Historical Society welcomes Caren Schnur Neile, Ph.D., MFA, an affiliate professor at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, who specializes in storytelling studies. Not only will she share some stories of some local historic characters, she will tell you how to preserve your own family’s histories.Free program. Seating is limited. Please R.S.V.P. at www.pompanohistory.com.

Save the Date:

Fall Festival

Saturday, Oct. 19, 4 to 8:30 p.m.

Pioneer Park

217 NE 5 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Enjoy a day of fun with the entire family! This festival event includes fun activities, such as picking out the perfect pumpkin from the pumpkin patch, enjoying live entertainment, hay rides, tasty treats and more! For more information, visit www.dfb.city/fallfestival or contact the Community Events and Outreach Division at 954-480-4429, or dfbspecialevents@deerfield-beach.com. Vendor applications available on their website.

8th Annual Brazilian Festival

Saturday, Oct. 19, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 20, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Pompano Beach Community Park

820 NE 18 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Enjoy Brazil’s art, culture, music and cuisine. Visit an outdoor circus featuring live performances of mascots welcoming kids during the day. The kids zone includes an inflatable playground with slides, moonwalks, waterfalls, obstacle courses, rides and games that will keep families busy all day. The amazing journey into Brazil’s art, culture, tradition and cuisine is the focus of the exhibitors’ zone. Experience a line-up that will include performances, fashion, cover and local bands, headliners and a closing musical act.General Admission: $5/day, $8/weekend pass; VIP: $45/day, $80/weekend pass. Free for children under the age of 13.

19th Annual Health and Wellness Expo

Saturday, Oct. 19, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The Center for Active Aging

227 NW 2 (Eller) St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Activities will include vendors with “healthy” information and education for all ages, flu shots administered by Walgreens, and free health screenings.  The health screenings will check balance, blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose, hearing, vision, stroke risk assessment, memory screening, HIV and skin cancer. There will be door prizes, giveaways and entertainment. Breakfast and lunch will be available for purchase at affordable prices. For additional information, contact Robin Marzullo, 954-480-4446 or e-mail rmarzullo@dfb.city.

Kiwanis Golf Tournament

Saturday, Oct. 19, 8 a.m. shotgun start

Pompano Municipal Golf Course

1101 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Come out and support the Kiwanis in the 9th Annual Golf Tournament at Galuppi’s Pompano Beach Municipal Golf Course. You can also sponsor a hole by purchasing a tee sign. Tee signs are $100 each and 100 percent of that goes to the kids in our community. If you would like to donate gift cards, hotel stays, event tickets, etc. are accepted. Registration fee is $125/individual or $500/Foursome. To register, mail payments to Kiwanis Club of Deerfield Beach, PO Box 1105, Deerfield Beach, FL 33443, or visit www.deerfieldbeachkiwanis.org. Make checks payable to Kiwanis Club of Deerfield Beach Charitable Foundation.

A Concert for Hope

Sunday, Oct. 20, 2 to 6 p.m.

The Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

An afternoon of music to celebrate Cancer survivors and remember those we have lost. $10 donation to the American Cancer Society includes two luminaria bags for Nov. 2 Hope on the Beach event (See pg. 4). Call T.J. Eagen 954-592-3150.

Worth the Drive:

7th Annual Red Shield Redesign Bash

Friday, Oct. 11, 6:30 to 9 p.m.

The Galleria at Ft. Lauderdale

2414 E. Sunrise Blvd.

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

Event attendees will have the opportunity to bid on their favorite redesigned and repurposed treasures plus there will be a variety of luxury silent auction items during the evening of food, drinks and fun. Proceeds will support the many shelter, feeding and case management programs at The Salvation Army of Broward County. This year’s design host committee is headed up by Bea Pila of B Pila Designs, Alena Capra of Alena Capra Design, Traci Miller of Miller Construction, Janie Micek and John-Paul Micek of Restore 818 Designer Homes and Rony Sarmiento of Havertys Furniture. The 2019 People’s Choice will be determined by those in attendance. $100 for general admission; $175 for VIP (includes priority seating and a pre-event cocktail reception), available at http://bit.ly/RedShieldReDesignBash2019. For more information, visit www.salvationarmyflorida.org/fortlauderdale/redesign or e-mail desiree.saunders@uss.salvationarmy.org.

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