HAPPENINGS

Posted on 07 March 2019 by LeslieM

Festival of the Arts Boca

Through March 10

Mizner Park Amphitheater

590 Plaza Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Presenting a diverse range of quality musical performances and literary events. For schedule, visit https://festivalboca.org/events.

Florida Renaissance Festival

Through March 24, weekends

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Featuring Renaissance-theme performances, artisans and activities, the festival includes theme weekends, including:

Swashbucklers & Sirens: March 9 & March 10

Kilts & Colleens: March 16 & March 17

Magic, Witches and Wizards: March 23 & March 24

Call 954-776-1642 for more information.

Historic Butler House Tour

Saturday, March 9, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

380 E Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

For more information, visit www.deerfieldbeachhistoricalsociety.com.

Tour Hillsboro Lighthouse

Saturday, March 9, Sail times – hourly 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

125 North Riverside Dr.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Enjoy a fun day at the lighthouse. A current HLPS membership or a $35 transportation fee is required. For more information, visit www.hillsborolighthouse.org/tours.

Dollhouse Miniature Show & Sale

Saturday, March 9, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Boca Raton Community Center

150 NW Crawford Blvd.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Minitature dollhouses, furniture and more are available for sale and are on display. The members of Les Petits Collecteurs of South Florida work hard to create these items and proceeds from the event benefit children’s charities. There are also several informative workshops. Adults $5, children under 12, $2. For information, visit https://sites.google.com/site/lespetitsclub/home/show-and-sale or e-mail risko@bellsouth.net.

The Soroptimists Nash Bash

Saturday, March 9, 6:30 to 10:30 p.m.

Pavilion Grille

301 Yamato Rd.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Enjoy country music for dancing, a buffet dinner and desserts, and an open bar all evening. Proceeds support girls and women in the community. Dress in your best casual or country attire and have a ball. Tickets are $100 and can be obtained from any member of the Pompano Beach Soroptimist or contact Becky Walzak at 561-459-7070 for details.

Heart, Soul & Service Award Brunch

Sunday, March 10, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Boca West Country Club

20583 Boca W. Dr.

Boca Raton, FL 33434

Support the Zonta Club of Deerfield Beach by attending the fundraising event. This year’s honorees are Jennifer O’Flannery Anderson, Ph.D. and Isabelle Gain. Event includes food, silent auction, raffle prizes and music by Just Us Orchestras. Proceeds benefit Zonta’s scholarship programs and community service projects. Tickets are $80, children 12 and younger $35. For more information, e-mail queenrmv1@bellsouth.net or visit www.zontadeerfieldbeach.org.

Bloodmobile

Sunday, March 10, 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

St. Nicholas Church

111 E. Sample Rd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

The Bloodmobile will be open for donations. One pint of blood can save three lives. For additional information, call the church office 954-942-5887.

The Pap Corps Presents Footloose & Cancer Free

Sunday, March 10, 6 p.m.

Seminole Casino

Coconut Creek

5550 NW 40 St

Coconut Creek, FL 33073

The evening will feature a delicious assortment of hors d’oeuvres, carving station, signature drink and an exciting dance-off to crown both the best dance couple and the biggest fundraisers. Register for the event ($75) at www.thepapcorps.org .

Lenten Meditation & Lunch

Wednesday, March 13, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Community Presbyterian Church

1920 SE 4 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Save the Date:

Family Fun Day

Saturday, March 16, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sullivan Park

1633 Riverview Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Join Kiwanis of Deerfield Beach for face painting, music, games, crafts and a great time. For more information, call 954-980-1833.

St. Patrick’s Day Car Show

Sunday, March 17, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Pioneer Park

217 NE 5 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

First annual fundraiser of its type for the Kiwanis Club. Open to all makes and models. The top 40 vehicles will be awarded. Register your vehicle for $20. Hosted by DJ Rockin Rich. Raffle prizes. Food trucks. Donatons accepted. Free admission. Proceeds benefit children’s charities and other community organizations. For more information, visit www.deerfieldbeachkiwanis.org.

Jeans, Jackets & Jewels

Saturday March 30, 7 p.m. (6 p.m. reception)

Sample-McDougald House

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

It is time for a Roast! Join in for a fun evening of good-natured jabs at this year’s guest of honor, Pompano Beach’s “cowboy” city manager of Pompano Beach, Greg Harrison, a native of Oklahoma. Rain or shine (the event is tented). Wear your favorite upscale western attire and enjoy a gourmet BBQ feast, musical entertainment and live auction items. For more information, visit www.samplemcdougald.org.

Florida Wing Battle

Saturday, March 30, 6 to 10 p.m.

Sanborn Square Park

72 N. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Wing lovers will delight in this new event, put on by the same people who brought you the Boca Raton Wine & Food Festival, the Boca Burger Battle and more. Imagine if you will… strolling through the park and smelling the sweet aroma of barbecued chicken wings, which you get to sample! Judges will make their selections and guests can pick their favorite too. There will be 20 grill master chefs and also a dessert competition with 20 pastry chefs. Can you say yum? In addition, there will be beer, wine, spirits and live entertainment. This is a 21 + event. No Pets! Event is Rain or Shine. So, NO Refunds, Battle Fans… You can purchase tickets at www.floridawingbattle.com or call 561-338-7594.

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Posted on 21 February 2019 by LeslieM

District 2 Debate

Friday, Feb. 22, 6 p.m.

Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church

1060 SW 3 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The Pelican is sponsoring a debate with the District 2 candidates, including incumbent Commissioner Gloria Battle and candidates Ben Preston and Terry Scott.

2019 Boca Concours D’ Elegance

Friday, Feb. 22 to Sunday Feb.24

Boca Raton Resort & Club

501 E. Camino Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

The star of Jay Leno’s Garage, and former host of The Tonight Show on NBC, will attend the DuPont Registry Live Hangar Party in Atlantic Aviation at the Boca Raton Airport on Friday, Feb. 22, headline the Grand Gala Dinner, Live Auction & Show on Saturday night, Feb. 23, take part Feb. 24 in an exclusive ($500 select- or $1,000 premier-seating per person) brunch and then walk the show field that day to greet fans and select “The Big Dog Garage Award’’ for his favorite automobile and motorcycle in the exhibition. Event parking located at 1515 N. Federal Hwy., Boca Raton, FL 33432 and 1515 S. Federal Hwy., Boca Raton, FL 33432. For tickets to events and information, including a full schedule of events, visit www.bocaCDE.com or call 954-537-1010.

Florida Renaissance Festival

Now Through March 24, weekends

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Featuring Renaissance-theme performances, artisans and activities, the festival includes theme weekends, including:

Vikings & Barbarians: Feb. 23 & Feb. 24

Swashbucklers & Sirens: March 9 & March 10

Kilts & Colleens: March 16 & March 17

Magic, Witches and Wizards: March 23 & March 24

Call 954-776-1642 for more information.

Rockin’ at the Hop

Saturday, Feb. 23, 8 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 24, 2 p.m.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center,

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Curtain Call Playhouse is ready to rock! The theater company is proud to present this special concert event featuring the iconic music of the 50s and 60s. Tickets are $24.50 + fees, $15 + fees for children and are available at www.ccpompano.org. For more information call 954-545-7800.

Black Heritage Banquet

Saturday, Feb 23, 7 p.m.

Oveta Mckeithen

Recreational Complex

Dr. Leo J. Robb, Jr. Gymnasium

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Come out for a delicious soul food buffet and live entertainment as the city honors some deserving individuals in our community. Keynote speaker: Judge Gina Hawkins. For more information, contact the Community Events and Outreach Division at 954-480-4429.

Tropical Wave

Saturday, Feb. 23, 3 p.m.

St. Nicholas Episcopal Church

1111 East Sample Rd.

Pompano Beach, FL, 33064

This South Florida Gay Men’s Chorus ensemble will present a toe-tapping, finger-snapping program. A spirited reception will follow. A $10 donation is suggested at the door. All are welcome. Please call 954-785-0042 for further questions or details.

Hounds of Hillsboro Beach

Saturday, Feb. 23, 10 a.m.

Town Hall

1210 Hillsboro Mile

Hillsboro Beach, FL 33062

Join us for a town photo with your hound. Canine agility demo.

Save the Date:

Festival of the Arts Boca

Thursday Feb. 28 to March 10

Mizner Park Amphitheater 

590 Plaza Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Presenting a diverse range of quality musical performances and literary events, kicking off with events like a screening of Star Wars accompanied by a full symphony orchestra (March 1), a talk by Pulitzer Prize-winning author and presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin (Feb. 28) and so much more! For more full schedule, visit https://festivalboca.org/events.

St. Ambrose Carnival & Music Festival

Thursday to Sunday, Feb.28 to March 3

St. Ambrose Catholic Church

380 S. Federal Hwy.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The St. Ambrose Carnival celebrates its 25th anniversary this year with rides, food and other fundraising opportunities for the church, as well as live entertainment all weekend long.

Sip & Stroll

Saturday, March 2, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Constitution Park Arboretum

2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The City of Deerfield Beach Parks & Recreation Department, in conjunction with Deerfield Beach Kiwanis Club, will be hosting the annual Sip & Stroll. Guests will enjoy a sampling of wine, beer and cuisine from local restaurants while taking a stroll through the beautifully lit canopy of the Arboretum and listening to live music. Tickets can be purchased at Constitution Park for $25. Please note: This is a 21 and over event with a limited amount of tickets. Additional event parking, with a free shuttle service, will be located at the east parking lot of the Target Plaza located at 3313 W. Hillsboro Blvd., from 5:45 to 9:30 p.m. For more information, please call the Constitution Park at 954-480-4494.

The Soroptimists Nash Bash

Saturday, March 9, 6:30 to 10:30 p.m.

Pavilion Grille

301 Yamato Rd.

Boca Raton, Fl 33431

The Soroptimists of Pompano Beach are going “country” with their annual fundraising event. This year’s event, themed Nash Bash will include great country music for dancing, a buffet dinner and desserts, and an open bar all evening. It will also include a silent auction, a balloon “Pop,” a 50/50 cash drawing and more. Proceeds support girls and women in the community. They provide scholarships and awards to young women going on to college, as well as single mothers who are working to improve their education and lives. They also support the Flite Center whose one-of-a-kind program assists and guides young adults aging out of the foster care program, as well as the Woodhouse Center and many others. Come dressed in your best casual or country attire and have a ball. Tickets are $100 and can be obtained from any member of the Pompano Beach Soroptimist or contact Becky Walzak at 561-459-7070 for details.

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Florida Renaissance Festival

Through March 24

(Weekends Only + President’s Day)

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Featuring Renaissance-theme performances, artisans and activities, the festival includes theme weekends, including:

Time Travelers/Steampunk: Feb. 16 to Feb. 18

Vikings & Barbarians: Feb. 23 & Feb. 24

Swashbucklers & Sirens: March 9 & March 10

Kilts & Colleens: March 16 & March 17

Magic, Witches and Wizards: March 23 & March 24

Call 954-776-1642 for more information.

Coconut Creek Farmers Market

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

Recreation Complex

4455 Sol Press Blvd.

Coconut Creek FL 33073

Buy locally-grown fruits and vegetables, fresh cut flowers, orchids, fresh herbs, assorted variety of plants, artisan breads & bakery products, prepared foods, cheeses, honey & honey products, jams & jellies, coffees & teas, fresh eggs, gourmet foods, organic produce, doggie treats, soaps, candles, and more. For more information or to become a vendor, call 561-299-8684

Blonde Poison opens

Friday, Feb.15 to March 10

Fridays & Saturdays 8 p.m., Sundays 2 p.m.

Sol Theatre

3333 N. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Based on the true story of Stella Kubler who, in present day London, reflects on her harrowing days as a young Jewish girl in Nazi Germany. The stunning play by Gail Louw is directed by Keith Garsson, and stars four-time Carbonell Award-winner Lourelene Snedeker. Decades after the war, Stella agrees to be interviewed by her childhood friend Peter Wyden, who had a schoolyard crush on her in his youth and is now a prominent journalist.This reunion may be her last chance for redemption. Can she ever be released from her past? The play is a compelling and artful exploration of the darkest corners of a human heart. $30-$35. Tickets are available at www.primalforces.com or call 866-811-4111.

Pioneer Days

Feb. 15 to Feb. 17, All Day

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Deerfield Beach celebrates its roots with this three day festival that features a carnival, arts and crafts, food vendors, live entertainment, a parade and a grand fireworks show. Free to attend. Guests must pay to park. For more information, call 954-480-4429 or visit www.deerfield-beach.com/1179/Pioneer-Days.

Tag Sale

Saturday, Feb. 16, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Grace Community Church

600 W. Camino Real

Boca Raton, FL 33486

Professional Education Organization (PEO) Tag Sale. For further information, contact Cissy Kross at cissyboca@gmail.com.

Pompano Green Market

Saturday, Feb. 16, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Corner of Dixie and Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Presented by the Pompano Beach Historical Society in partnership with the Pompano Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA). They are committed to providing the community with the best and freshest fruits and vegetables, juices, baked goods, seafood and other food items, as well as orchids, plants, and health-related products and services. Visitors will also find handmade crafts, art and culinary products at the market. 
For more information, call 954-786-5535.

Save the Date:

Boca Concours de Elegance

Friday, Feb. 22 until Sunday Feb.24

Boca Raton Resort and Club

501 E. Camino Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

The star of Jay Leno’s Garage, and former host of The Tonight Show on NBC, will attend the DuPont Registry Live Hangar Party in Atlantic Aviation at the Boca Raton Airport on Friday, Feb. 22, headline the Grand Gala Dinner, Live Auction & Show on Saturday night, Feb. 23, take part Feb. 24 in an exclusive ($500 select- or $1,000 premier-seating per person) brunch and then walk the show field that day to greet fans and select “The Big Dog Garage Award’’ for his favorite automobile and motorcycle in the exhibition. Event parking located at 1515 N. Federal Hwy., in Boca Raton, and 1515 S. Federal Hwy., in Boca Raton. For tickets to events and information, including a full schedule of events, visit www.bocaCDE.com or call 954-537-1010.

District 2 Debate

Friday, Feb. 22, 6 p.m.

Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church,

1060 SW 3 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The Pelican is sponsoring a debate with the District 2 candidates, including incumbent commissioner Gloria Battle and candidates Ben Preston and Terry Scott.

Rockin’ at the Hop

Saturday, Feb. 23, 8 p.m. & Sunday, Feb. 24, 2 p.m.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Curtain Call Playhouse is ready to rock! The theater company is proud to present this special concert event featuring the iconic music of the ‘50s and ‘60s. From the birth of Rock-n-Roll through the girl groups and Motown, this concert will have you dancing in the aisles to songs from your favorite performers, including Elvis, Ritchie Valens, Chuck Berry, Dion, Etta James, Leslie Gore, The Supremes and more! The cast includes Maurice Sheps, Susan Lloyd, Rob Romero, Bill Cerny and Jack Coffelt. Tickets are $24.50 + fees, $15 + fees for children and are available at www.ccpompano.org. For more information call 954-545-7800.

Sip & Stroll

Saturday, March 2, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Constitution Park Arboretum

2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The City of Deerfield Beach Parks & Recreation Department, in conjunction with Deerfield Beach Kiwanis Club, will be hosting the annual Sip & Stroll at the Constitution Park Arboretum. Guests will enjoy a sampling of wine, beer, and cuisine from local restaurants while taking a stroll through the beautifully lit canopy of the arboretum while listening to live music. Tickets can be purchased at Constitution Park for $25. Please note: This is a 21 and over event with a limited amount of tickets. Additional event parking, with a free shuttle service, will be located at the east parking lot of the Target Plaza located at 3313 W. Hillsboro Blvd., from 5:45 p.m. through 9:30 p.m. For more information, please call the Constitution Park at 954-480-4494.

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Posted on 07 February 2019 by LeslieM

Music under the Stars

Friday, Feb. 8, 7 p.m.

Great Lawn

Corner of Atlantic & Pompano Beach Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Join the city of Pompano Beach for an evening of great music and entertainment as Vista Motor Company presents Music under the Stars every second Friday of the month. For more information, call 954-786-4111.

Florida Renaissance Festival

Saturday, Feb. 9 to March 24

(Weekends Only)

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Featuring Renaissance-theme performances, artisans and activities. Themed weekends include:

Game of Thrones: Feb. 9 to February 11

Time Travelers/Steampunk: Feb. 16 to Feb. 18

Vikings & Barbarians: Feb. 23 & Feb. 24

Swashbucklers & Sirens: March 9 & March 10

Kilts & Colleens: March 16 & March 17

Magic, Witches and Wizards: March 23 & March 24

Call 954-776-1642 for more information.

Free health screening

Saturday, Feb. 9, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The Islamic Center of South Florida

1641 NW 15 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33069

For more information, call 954-946-2723 or visit www.icosf.org.

Coconut Creek Farmers Market

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

Recreation Complex

4455 Sol Press Blvd.

Coconut Creek FL 33073

Experience locally-grown fruits and vegetables, along with fresh cut flowers, orchids, fresh herbs, an assorted variety of plants, artisan breads & bakery products, prepared foods, cheeses, honey & honey products, jams & jellies, coffees & teas, fresh eggs, gourmet foods, organic produce, doggie treats, soaps, candles and more. For more information or to become a vendor, call 561-299-8684.

Soulful Sundays

Sunday, Feb. 10, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Historic Ali Cultural Arts

353 Martin Luther King Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Soulful Sundays features South Florida’s top performers and bands in various genres ranging from Soul, R&B, Neo Soul, Blues to Jazz and Funk. Merging local and national artists, organizations and vendors, this program creates an unforgettable monthly musical experience that enriches, as well as celebrates the history and culture of the African American community in Pompano Beach. Ages 18 and up. Food and beverages available for purchase by local vendors. Gates open at 6 p.m. For more information, visit www.aliarts.org or call 954-786-7876.

Roger Stone to Speak

Wednesday, Feb. 13, 12 p.m.

Gold Coast Tiger Bay Club

6165 Old Court Rd.

Boca Raton, FL 33433

This political pundit who has been in the news quite a bit lately is also a New York Times best-selling author of books. He will be speaking at this event and will be available for book signing. Limited seating is available. Purchase tickets online at  www.goldcoasttigerbayclub.com. Call 561 620-8888 for more information.

Save the Date: Tag Sale

Saturday, Feb. 16, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Grace Community Church

600 W. Camino Real

Boca Raton, FL 33486

Professional Education Organization (PEO) Tag Sale. For further information, contact Cissy Kross at cissyboca@gmail.com.

Green Market

Saturday, Feb. 16 at 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

1 Avenue & 1 Street

Corner of Dixie Hwy. & Atlantic Blvd.

The Pompano Beach Green Market is presented by the Pompano Beach Historical Society in partnership with the Pompano Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA). They are committed to providing the community with the best and freshest fruits and vegetables, juices, baked goods, seafood and other food items, as well as orchids, plants, and health-related products and services. Visitors will also find handmade crafts, art and culinary products. For more information, 954-786-5535.

Pioneer Days

Feb. 15 to Feb. 17, all day

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Deerfield Beach celebrates its roots with this three day festival that features a carnival, arts and crafts, food vendors, live entertainment and a Saturday parade which concludes with a grand fireworks show. Free to attend. Guests must pay to park. Next week, The Observer will have a special issue. Get your ads today — call 954-428-9045. Within the issue will be additional info. on everything happening at the events, including the schedule. In the meantime, you can find more information by calling 954-480-4429 or visiting www.deerfield-beach.com/1179/Pioneer-Days.

Boca Concours d’ Elegance

Friday, Feb. 22 to Sunday Feb.24

Boca Raton Resort and Club

501 E. Camino Real

Boca Raton, FL 33432

The star of Jay Leno’s Garage, and former host of The Tonight Show on NBC, will attend the DuPont Registry Live Hangar Party at Atlantic Aviation at the Boca Raton Airport on Friday, Feb. 22 and headline the Grand Gala Dinner, Live Auction & Show on Saturday night, Feb. 23, as well as take part on Sunday, Feb. 24 in an exclusive ($500 select- or $1,000 premier-seating per person) brunch and then walk the show field that day to greet fans and select “The Big Dog Garage Award’’ for his favorite automobile and motorcycle in the exhibition. Event parking located at 1515 N. Federal Hwy. in Boca Raton. For tickets and a full schedule of events visit www.bocaCDE.com or call 954-537-1010.

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Movies on the Lawn — Smallfoot

Friday, Feb. 1, 7 p.m.

The Great Lawn

20-98 N. Pompano Beach Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

The City of Pompano Beach Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Department invites you to bring your lawn chairs, blankets and picnics, and enjoy a featured presentation under the stars at the great lawn on the first Friday of every month at the Great Lawn. This is a free, family-friendly event. Friday, March 1 movie will be Stuart Little. For more information, call 954-786-4111.

Annual Winter Tea

Saturday, Feb. 2, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Bring your favorite teacup and join them for an afternoon of food, friendship, entertainment and tea! Guest speaker is Christine Porter, owner of The Modern Rose. Wear a festive hat and gloves for extra flair. $10, $5 for 12 and under. For more information, call 954-480-4481.

Blood Drive

Saturday, Feb. 2, 1 to 4 p.m.

Islamic Center of South Florida

1641 NW 15 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33069

One person can help save three lives! All donors will receive a FREE Limited Edition Oneblood long sleeve T-shirt and a wellness check-up including blood pressure, temperature, pulse, iron count and cholesterol screening. ID is required to donate. To make an appointment, visit www.oneblooddonor.org and use sponsor code #5065.

Victor Wainwright & The Train to perform

(2019 Grammy nominee)

Saturday, Feb. 2, 8 p.m.

The Funky Biscuit

303 SE Mizner Blvd.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

Hot on the heels of his 2019 Grammy Awards “Best Contemporary Blues Album” nomination, the ‘Piana From Savannah’ Victor Wainwright and the Train kicks off a Pre-Grammy Winter tour with this local performance. Tickets are $20 to $45 (advance), $30 (door). For more information, call 561-395-2929 or visit www.funkybiscuit.com or www.victorwainwright.com.

The Greatest Glass Show On Earth”

Saturday, Feb. 2, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 3, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The South Florida Depression Glass Club presents its 45th Annual Sale and Show. Free gift to the first 100 paid attendees. Door prizes every half hour. Glass repair and identification on site. Newest glass book author Peter Lehman will speak and sign his book. Wow factor glass from all periods will be for sale or show by 22 nationwide vendors. Museum quality displays. Tickets are $6 and $5 with any printed ad. Early Buying Saturday 9 a.m. $10. For more information, call 561-767-5233 or email xiggy58@live.com.

The Beatlemaniax perform

Wednesday, Feb. 6, 7:30 to 9 p.m.

Herb Skolnick Community Center

800 SW 36 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33069

They are considered the most authentic Beatles Show Band in South Florida. Tickets are $14 and may be purchased at www.eventbrite.com/e/winter-concert-series-the-beatlemaniax-tickets-48962929440. For more information, call 954-786-4590.

Save the Date:

Music Under the Stars – Melina Elena Band (R&B)

Friday, Feb. 8, 7 p.m.

The Great Lawn

20-98 N. Pompano Beach Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Join the City of Pompano Beach for an evening of great music and entertainment as Vista Motor Company presents Music under the Stars every second Friday of the month. Their featured bands for the next two months are as follows: March 8 – Vinyl Band (Top 40’s) and April 12 – The KuKooz (Classic Rock). For more information, call 954-786-4111.

Pioneer Days

Friday, Feb. 15, to Sunday, Feb. 17, All Day

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Deerfield Beach celebrates its roots with this three day festival that features a carnival, arts and crafts, food vendors, live entertainment and a Saturday parade which concludes with a grand fireworks show. Free to attend. Guests must pay to park. For more information, call 954-480-4429 or visit www.deerfield-beach.com/1179/Pioneer-Days.

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Spring Bowling League

Thursday, Jan. 24, 5:30 to 8 p.m.

Diamond Strike Lanes

2200 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Hosted by Greater Pompano Beach Chamber. Every Thursday though Apr. 18. Cost is $20, must pre-register. Free parking. For more information, call Cristina Costa Agnone at 954-941-2940 or visit www.pompanobeachchamber.com/bowling.

Swinging Fridays – Jazz on the Boulevard

Friday, Jan. 25, 7 to 10 p.m.

Ali Cultural Arts

353 Martin Luther King Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Ashanti Cultural Arts will host monthly swing dance classes followed by a jazz concert featuring various jazz artists and bands such as Jessie Jones, Nicole Yarling and George Tandy. Admission is $7. Last Friday of each month until June 28. For more information, e-mail ljones@ashanticulturalarts.org or contact@ashanticulturalarts.org

39th Annual Festival of the Arts

Saturday, Jan. 26 & Sunday, Jan. 27, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The festival includes over 125 juried artists from all over the United States along with continuous live music, a variety of food vendors, refreshments, a student art exhibit and of course, a kids’ zone. Party on pier, Saturday, 6 to 8 p.m. $10! For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Theodore & Edith Roosevelt to visit

Saturday, Jan. 26, 2 p.m.

Percy White Library

837 E. Hillsboro Blvd

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The National Touring Company Presidents and Their First Ladies, dramatically speaking presents Theodore & Edith Roosevelt. Dramatic portrayals by William and Sue Wills who have been touring the U.S. for the past 23 years making presentations on 34 US Presidential Couples. For more information, call 954-357-7680.

Boca Raton Fine Art Show

Saturday, Jan. 26 & Sunday Jan. 27, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Downtown Boca Raton

Federal Hwy (US-1) & Palmetto Park Rd.

Professionally juried fine art and fine craft show. All art is original, personally handmade and for sale. Free admission and plenty of area parking. For more information, visit hotworks.org.

Cool Wheels Car Show

Sunday, Jan. 27, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Quiet Waters Park

401 Powerline Rd. (Bald Eagle Shelter)

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Hosted by the Youth Automotive Training Center (YATC), this event will feature over 700 show cars, a silent auction, raffles, food trucks, as well as Broward Sheriff Office SWAT presentations. It is a great day for the entire family. Enjoy music from deejays Eugene, Rockin’ Rich and Scott the Music Man, and performances by Solid Brass. Free for spectators (except gate fee to get into park, which is usually $1.50).

Coffee & Healthy Conversations

Wednesday, Jan. 30, 9 a.m.

Broward Health North

201 E. Sample Rd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Stop by for a free health checkup and cup of coffee. They have free monthly checkups the last Wednesday of every month. This includes health screenings like stroke risk assessments, cholesterol checks posture evaluations and more. Bring your questions about issues like Cancer, Memory, Respiratory Issues, Sleep Problems, Stroke, Rehab, Pharmacy, Joint Health & more. Learn how to treat abdominal pain and common urinary problems with Camil Sader, MD, general surgeon, from 9 to 9:30 a.m., and Michael Tyler, MD, urologist, from 9:30 to 10 a.m. To reserve your seat, call 954-759-7400 and select option 5, or visit www.BrowardHealth.org/events.

Fashion Show Luncheon

Wednesday, Jan. 30, 11:30 a.m.

Lighthouse Point Yacht Club

2701 NE 42 St,

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

NE Focal Point Auxiliary is hosting their annual Fashion Show Luncheon, “Golden Sunflowers.” Sondro at the Cove will be providing the fashions. The afternoon will include a delicious lunch, fashion show, entertainment and door prizes. There will be money hats worth $50 – $100, donated by the Auxiliary members, that will be raffled. Ticket donation is $60 each. Limited seating. Tickets are on sale. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 954-480-4460 or e-mail rwilliams@deerfield-beach.com.

Winter Concert Series – The Mystics

Wednesday, Jan. 30, 7:30 to 9 p.m.

Herb Skolnick Center

800 SW 36 Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33069

Join the City of Pompano Beach for a trip down memory lane with this Doo Wop & Harmony group from the ‘50s. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $14 and may be purchased at www.eventbrite.com/e/winter-concert-series-the-mystics-tickets-49107922117. For more information, call 954-786-4590.

Save the Date:

Movies on the Lawn — Smallfoot

Friday, Feb. 1, 7 p.m.

The Great Lawn

20-98 N. Pompano Beach Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

The City of Pompano Beach Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Department invites you to bring your lawn chairs, blankets and picnics and enjoy a featured presentation under the stars at the great lawn on the first Friday of every month at the Great Lawn. This is a free, family – friendly event. The movie will begin at 7 pm. For more information, call 954-786-4111.

The Greatest Glass Show On Earth”

Saturday, Feb. 2, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 3, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The South Florida Depression Glass Club presents its 45th Annual Sale and Show. Free gift to the first 100 paid attendees. Door prizes every half hour. Glass repair and identification on site. Newest glass book author Peter Lehman will speak and sign his book. Wow factor glass from all periods will be for sale or show by 22 nationwide vendors. Museum quality displays. Tickets are $6 and $5 with any printed ad. Early Buying Saturday 9 a.m. $10. For more information, call 561-767-5233 or email xiggy58@live.com.

Victor Wainwright & The Train perform

(2019 Grammy nominee)

Saturday, Feb. 2, 8 p.m.

The Funky Biscuit

303 SE Mizner Blvd.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

This kicks off this Blues singer’s pre-Grammy winter tour. Find out more about this artist at www.victorwainwright.com. Tickets: $20 to $45 (advance), $30 (door). For more information, call 561-395-2929 or visit www.funkybiscuit.com.

Annual Winter Tea

Saturday, Feb. 2, 11 a.m.to 1 p.m.

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Bring your favorite teacup and join in for an afternoon of food, friendship, entertainment and tea! Guests speaker will be Christine Porter, owner of The Modern Rose. Wear a festive hat and gloves for extra flair. $10 ($5 for under 12). For more information, call 954-480-4481.

Deerfield Women’s Club Travels to Ft. Myers!

Friday & Saturday, Feb. 22 & 23

The women’s club is on the road again for an overnight stay in Ft. Myers. They will be staying one night at the Holiday Inn and two days of fun places to visit taking a 59 passenger luxurious bus with comfy seats. They will be going to the West Coast Royal Palm Dinner Theatre to see the musical Guys and Dolls. Shopping and lunch on the beach at Parrot Key. Cost is $183.50 per person all inclusive. There is limited seating still available for all trips. For more information, or if you would like to go on these trips, contact Sally Brinkworth at 954-427-2175.

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ArtLit 2019: A Day of Heroes

Saturday, Jan. 19, noon to 10 p.m.

Pompano Beach Library & Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

ArtLit is a community celebration of art and literature with a playful explosion of live chalk art, canvas art, music, virtual reality demonstrations, interactive experiences, food trucks, and fun for all ages. Free live art creation and entertainment will be offered day and night for a total of 10 hours. Everyone is invited to join in a day of artful literary entertainment.

MLK Jr. Birthday Celebration Weekend

Jan. 19 to Jan. 21, All Day

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Center

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Join the City of Deerfield Beach along with city leaders, civic organizations and churches, as they pay homage to this great Civil Rights leader. This three daylong event features a choir competition, games and day of service kicks off with an exciting parade plus a family-friendly picnic. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

JA Uncorked

Saturday, Jan. 19, 6:30 to 10:30 p.m.

JA World Huizenga Center

(Lillian S. Wells Pavilion)

1130 Coconut Creek Blvd.

Coconut Creek, FL 33066

Junior Achievement of South Florida’s Circle of Wise Women will host its signature culinary fundraising event, JA World Uncorked, presented by Breakthru Beverage Florida. Have a drink in the champagne lounge or craft beer garden, listen to live entertainment, sip some spirits and wines, taste some great gourmet bites, bid on the silent auction and more. 21+ only. Benefits Junior Achievement programs. Tickets: $185. For information, visit www.jasouthflorida.org.

Worth the Drive:

Delray Beach Fashion Week 2019

Wednesday, Jan. 23 to Sunday Jan. 27

Downtown Delray Beach

Along Atlantic Ave.

Delray Beach, FL 33444

This year’s theme — “Fashion Never Dies,” inspired by 007, will be woven throughout the event featuring spectacular designers, art and beauty. Many diverse fashions will take the center stage at the runway shows. There will be four different shows throughout the days, including Fashion Royale – Opening Night Evening Wear & Designer Fashion Show, For Your Eyes Only – Shop The Runway In-Store Shopping Event throughout Downtown Delray Beach, Fashion is Forever – Fashion Luncheon, Fashion Show, & Silent Auction and the License to Swim—Closing Night Swimwear Show. The events will take place throughout Downtown Delray Beach and two of the runway shows are free to the public to stand and watch. Runway seats are ticketed and may be purchased at www.DelrayFashionWeek.com. Tickets range from $25 to $50. They also have VIP tickets available for $150. Proceeds benefit the Achievement Centers for Children and Families. For more information, call 561-243-1077.

Save the Date:

39th Annual Festival of the Arts

Saturday, Jan. 26, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The festival includes continuous over 125 juried artists from all over the United States along with continuous live music, a variety of food vendors, refreshments, a student art exhibit and of course, a kids’ zone. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Boca Raton Fine Art Show

Saturday, Jan. 26 & Sunday Jan. 27, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Federal Hwy (US-1) & Palmetto Park Rd.

Professionally juried fine art and fine craft show. All art is original, personally handmade and for sale. Free admission and plenty of area parking. For more information, visit hotworks.org.

Fashion Show Luncheon

Wednesday, Jan. 30, 11:30

Lighthouse Point Yacht Club

2701 NE 42 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

NE Focal Point Auxiliary is hosting their annual Fashion Show Luncheon, “Golden Sunflowers.” Sondro at the Cove will be providing the fashions. The afternoon will include a delicious lunch, fashion show, entertainment and door prizes. There will be money hats worth $50 – $100, donated by the Auxiliary members, that will be raffled. Ticket donation is $60 each. Limited seating. Tickets are on sale! For more information or to purchase tickets, call 954-480-4460 or email rwilliams@deerfield-beach.com.

The Greatest Glass Show on Earth”

Saturday, Feb. 2, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 3, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center

1801 NE 6 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

The South Florida Depression Glass Club presents its 45th Annual Sale and Show. Free gift to the first 100 paid attendees. Door prizes every half hour. Glass repair and identification on site. Newest glass book author Peter Lehman will speak and sign his book. Wow factor glass from all periods will be for sale or show by 22 nationwide vendors. Museum quality displays. Tickets are $6 and $5 with any printed ad (see pg. 4). Early buying Saturday 9 a.m. $10. For more information, call 561-767-5233 or email xiggy58@live.com.

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Deerfield Beach Arboretum Meeting

Thursday, Jan. 10, 7 p.m.

Constitution Park

2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd,

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Speaker will be Adam Pitcher. Adam is a very knowledgeable and interesting young man. He is an urban horticulturist working with the UF IFAS extension in Broward County. His specialty is Florida insects. If you have any bug problems, this is the man to see. Don’t miss him. Light refreshments will be served and several plant giveaways will be held. This meeting is free and open to the public. If you haven’t paid your 2019 dues yet, please do. Pay in person at the meeting or mail it to Bob Jennings, at Friends of DB, 1101 NW 5 Ave. Boca Raton, FL 33432. 2019 due prices are the following: Sponsor — $100- $249, Household — $40 and Individual — $25.

Having Our Say

Friday, Jan. 11 through Sunday, Feb. 3

Boca Sol Theatre

3333 N. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Primal Forces is proud to present the story of civil rights trailblazers, activists and best friends — the Delany sisters. The critically acclaimed play is based upon the New York Times best-seller, Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years. Directed by Genie Croft, the play stars Broadway veteran Avery Sommers and Carbonell winner Karen Stephens. The play will be presented on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $30-$35 and are available at www.primalforces.com or call 866-811-4111.

8th Annual AACA Antique Car Show

Saturday, Jan. 12, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sample-McDougald House

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Experience history in a fun way! Cars, trucks, motorcycles and more from an era gone by will be on display. See the cars, talk to the owners and learn why they are so enthusiastic to save and restore these American treasures. Tour the beautiful Sample-McDougald House and imagine the day when Neal Sample’s Model T sat in the portico. All this plus music! $5 per person charge covers all of the activities. Food truck available for concessions.

Brandon’s Run for Autism

Saturday, Jan. 12, 7 to 10:30 a.m.

Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Brandon is a motivated and passionate young man living in Deerfield Beach. An advocate for Autism and an avid runner, his goal is to raise money to fund research, scholarships and job training for those affected by Autism. The International Society for Autism (ISAresearch.org) is supporting Brandon in his goals by helping him create this annual 5K, “Brandon’s Run for Autism.” Your participation or contribution will benefit Brandon and others like him by providing career readiness, job training, social skill training and community involvement. Admission is $30 in advance and $40 the day of the event. To register, visit https://events.hakuapp.com/571023dbea995f079ff9. For more information, call Erica Rubin at 305-305-0540.

Tropical Post Card Club

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

Old Schoolhouse Meeting Room

Next to City Hall

150 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Look for the Old Caboose right out in front. Lots of free parking, not far to walk. Meet lots of really great folks. There will be cards to buy, stories to share and a good time to be had by all. They meet on the 2nd Saturday of every month at the same time and place. For more information, call Amie Kay Tanner at 954-254-8937.

32nd Annual Boca Fest

Saturday, Jan. 12 & Sunday, Jan. 13, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

6000 Glades Rd.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Free admission, Juried outdoor showcase produced by Howard Alan Events, featuring original art handmade in America, with over 175 exhibitors from throughout Florida and the United States. Prices of art are set to suit all budgets. All artists are on-site for the duration of the festival. Pet friendly (leashed pets). Vast array of artistic media featured, including paintings, sculptures, photography, ceramics, glass, wood, handmade jewelry, collage and mixed media. For more information, visit www.artfestival.com, e-mail info@artfestival.com or call 561-746-6615.

Garden Club of LHP Meeting & Presentation

Monday, Jan. 14, 1 to 4 p.m.

Dixon Ahl Hall

2220 NE 38 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Topic: “Importance of Bees to the Ecological Balance.” Speaker will be at 2 p.m. — Guest Speaker, John Coldwell, President Broward Beekeepers Assoc., the designer & builder of Deerfield Bee Apiary. The event is free open and to public. For more information, or questions, contact Caroline Steffen at c.caroline.steffen@aol.com or visit The Garden Club of Lighthouse Point website at www.lhpgc.org.

DB Commission meeting

Tuesday, Jan. 15, 7 p.m.

City Hall, Commission Chambers

150 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

For more information, visit www.deerfield-beach.com.

Save the Date:

Spring Bowling League

Jan. 17 to April 18

Every Thursday, 5:30 to 8 p.m.

Diamond Strike Lanes

2200 N. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Hosted by Greater Pompano Beach Chamber. Cost is $20, must pre-register. Free parking. For more information, call Cristina Costa Agnone at 954-941-2940 or visit www.pompanobeachchamber.com/bowling.

ArtLit 2019: A Day of Heroes

Saturday, Jan. 19, noon to 10 p.m.

Pompano Beach Library & Cultural Center

50 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

ArtLit is a community celebration of art and literature with a playful explosion of live chalk art, canvas art, music, virtual reality demonstrations, interactive experiences, food trucks, and fun for all ages. Free live art creation and entertainment will be offered day and night for a total of 10 hours. Everyone is invited to join in a day of artful literary entertainment.

MLK Jr. Birthday Celebration Weekend

Jan. 19 to Jan. 21, all day

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Center

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Join the City of Deerfield Beach along with city leaders, civic organizations and churches, as they pay homage to this great Civil Rights leader. This three daylong event features a choir competition, games and day of service kicks off with an exciting parade plus a family-friendly picnic. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Swinging Fridays – Jazz on the Boulevard

Friday, Jan. 25, 7 to 10 p.m.

Ali Cultural Arts

353 Martin Luther King Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Ashanti Cultural Arts will host monthly swing dance classes followed by a jazz concert featuring various jazz artists and bands, such as Jessie Jones, Nicole Yarling and George Tandy. Admission is $7. Last Friday of each month until June 28. For more information, e-mail ljones@ashanticulturalarts.org or contact@ashanticulturalarts.org.

39th Annual Festival of the Arts

Saturday, Jan. 26, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The festival includes over 125 juried artists from all over the United States along with continuous live music, a variety of food vendors, refreshments, a student art exhibit and, of course, a kids’ zone. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Boca Raton Fine Art Show

Saturday, Jan. 26 & Sunday Jan. 27, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Downtown Boca Raton

Federal Hwy (US-1) & Palmetto Park Rd.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Professionally juried fine art and fine craft show. All art is original, personally handmade and for sale. Free admission and plenty of area parking. For more information, visit hotworks.org.

Deerfield Women’s Club Travels

Friday & Saturday, Feb. 22 & 23

Overnight in Ft. Myers. Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre to see “Guys and Dolls.” Shopping and lunch on the beach at Parrot Key. Cost is $183 all inclusive. There is limited seating still available for all trips. For more information, or if you would like to go on these trips, contact Sally Brinkworth at 954-427-2175.

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Beach Sounds

Friday, Jan. 4, 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The City of Deerfield Beach is excited to bring back Beach Sounds! This free concert series will feature on this night the retro-pop band The Polar Boys. This free family-friendly concert series is a great way to relax along the beach, so grab your chairs and blankets and come enjoy the music. Guests must pay to park. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Green Market — Pompano

Every Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

1 Ave. & 1 St.

Corner of Dixie Highway & Atlantic Boulevard

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

They have fresh fruits and vegetables, juices, baked goods, seafood and other food items, as well as orchids, plants, and health-related products, and services. Visitors will find handmade crafts, art and culinary products at the market too. There is also a free yoga class from 10 to 11 a.m., followed by live music. For more information, call 952-786-5535.

22nd Annual Dunn’s Run

Sunday, Jan. 6, 7:30 a.m. to noon

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Popular 5k walk/run, 5 mile run. Runners must be registered to participate. Watch the action and see who wins. Browse through the vendor booths. Guests must pay to park. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Biz With a Twist

Wednesday, Jan. 9, 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Brendan’s Sports Pub

858 S. Federal Hwy.

Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Enjoy this business event with the Pompano Beach, Lighthouse Point & Margate Chamber of Commerce. For online pre-registered: Members — $10; non-members — $35 (Additional $5 for walk-ins). For info. and to register, visit www. pompanobeachchamber.com/events.

Save the Date:

Having Our Say”

Friday, Jan. 11 through Sunday, Feb. 3

Boca Sol Theatre

3333 N. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Primal Forces is proud to present the story of civil rights trailblazers, activists and best friends — the Delany sisters’. The critically acclaimed play is based upon the New York Times best-seller, Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years. Directed by Genie Croft, the play stars Broadway veteran Avery Sommers and Carbonell winner, Karen Stephens. Previews will be Jan. 9 and 10 at 8 p.m. The play will be presented on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $30-$35 and are available at www.primalforces.com or call 866-811-4111.

AACA Antique Car Show

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

Sample McDougald House

450 NE 10 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Cars, trucks, motorcycles and more from an era gone by. Talk to the owners and learn why they are so enthusiastic to save and restore these American treasures. Tour the beautiful historic house and imagine the day when Neal Sample’s Model T sat in the portico. All this plus music! $5 per person. Food truck available for concessions.

32nd Annual Boca Fest

Saturday, Jan. 12 & Sunday, Jan. 13, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

6000 Glades Rd.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Juried outdoor showcase produced by Howard Alan Events, featuring original art handmade in America, with over 175 exhibitors from throughout Florida and the United States. Prices of art are set to suit all budgets. All artists are on-site for the duration of the festival. Vast array of artistic media featured, including paintings, sculptures, photography, ceramics, glass, wood, handmade jewelry, collage and mixed media. Pet friendly (leashed pets). Free admission. For more information, visit www.artfestival.com, e-mail info@artfestival.com or call 561-746-6615.

Garden Club of Lighthouse Point
Meeting & Presentation

Monday, Jan. 14, 1 to 4 p.m.

Dixon Ahl Hall

2220 NE 38 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Topic: “Importance of Bees to the Ecological Balance.” Speaker will be at 2 p.m. — Guest Speaker, John Coldwell, president of Broward Beekeepers Assoc., and the designer & builder of Deerfield Bee Apiary. The event is free to the public. For more information, or questions, contact Caroline Steffen at c.caroline.steffen@aol.com or visit The Garden Club of Lighthouse Point website at www.lhpgc.org.

DB Commission Meeting

Tuesday, Jan. 15, 7 p.m.

City Hall, Commission Chambers

150 NE 2 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Birthday Celebration Weekend

Saturday, Jan. 19 to Monday, Jan. 21, all day

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

445 SW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Join the City of Deerfield Beach along with city leaders, civic organizations and churches, as they pay homage to this great Civil Rights leader. This three day long event features a choir competition, games and day of service kicks off with an exciting parade plus a family-friendly picnic. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Swinging Fridays – Jazz on the Boulevard

Friday, Jan. 25, 7 to 10 p.m.

Ali Cultural Arts

353 Martin Luther King Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Ashanti Cultural Arts will host monthly swing dance classes followed by a Jazz concert featuring various Jazz artists and bands, such as Jessie Jones, Nicole Yarling and George Tandy. Admission is $7. Last Friday of each month until June 28. For more information, e-mail ljones@ashanticulturalarts.org or contact@ashanticulturalarts.org

39th Annual Festival of the Arts

Saturday, Jan. 26, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Main Beach Parking Lot

149 SE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The festival includes over 125 juried artists from all over the United States along with continuous live music, a variety of food vendors, refreshments, a student art exhibit and, of course, a kids’ zone. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Deerfield Women’s Club Travels

Friday & Saturday, Jan. 11 & 12

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

Friday & Saturday, Feb. 22 & 23

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

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

Deerfield Beach Waterfront Walk Club

Every Monday, Wednesday, & Friday, 7 to 9 a.m.

International Fishing Pier

200 NE 21 Ave.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The City of Deerfield Beach Parks & Recreation Department hosts. The Walk Club is an opportunity for our active aging adults, 50 years plus, to improve heart health, increase energy and stay active while socializing with others, and enjoying a walk up and down the beautiful waterfront and International Pier. Please stop by the Pier today to sign up. Every Journey starts with a single step! For more information, contact the International Fishing Pier at 954-480-4407.

Zumba Gold Fitness Classes
for Seniors

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 to 9:45 a.m.

Shall We Dance Studio

2nd floor, Room 2 to 6

600 S. Federal Hwy

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

This class is a fun, low-impact workout designed for seniors. Improve your flexibility, focus and overall movement. For more information, call Angel at 954-224-0886.

GET FIT’

Center for Active Aging

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Have fun and meet new people. Senior friendly fitness classes for adults aged 60 years and up.

Strength & Stretch every Monday with Cindy Sawadogo, 1:30 to 2:15 p.m.

Posture & Core every Monday with Cindy Sawadogo, 2:15 to 3 p.m.

Yoga Lite with Laura Newman every Monday, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Enhance Fitness® Program with Julie Dinnard every Monday, Wednesday & Friday 10 to 11 a.m.

Zumba Gold with Ayheza Newell every Tuesday & Thursday 12 to 1 p.m.

Senior Aqua Movement every Tuesday and Thursday at the DFB Aquatic Center, 1 to 2:30 p.m.

For more information, please call the Center for Active Aging at 954-480-4447.

Chair Yoga at the Center for Active Aging

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

Center for Active Aging

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The Center for Active Aging offers recreational, fitness and fun for seniors over the age of 60. Transportation Services available. Yoga helps improve your flexibility, build muscle strength, perfect your posture, prevents cartilage and joint breakdown, protects your spine, betters your bone health, increases your blood flow and you can meet new people. The instructor will be Diane Zantop. The cost is $30 per month or $5 per class. For more information, call 954-480-4447.

Chair Yoga classes

The Center for Active Aging

227 NW 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Seeking to Transform your Health and Decrease Stress? Join one of Chair Yoga classes.

They have Sit N’ Fit Chair Yoga on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. They also have Chair Yoga for Young at Heart Seniors on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 10:45 to 11:30 a.m. For information, please contact the Health Support Office at 954-480-4446.

District 4 Saturday Office Hours – Jan. 5

District 4 Commissioner, Todd Drosky is happy to host Saturday office hours on Jan. 5, at City Hall located at 150 2 Ave., in Deerfield Beach. Commissioner Drosky will be available to meet with constituents on an appointment basis, between the hours of 10 a.m. to noon. To schedule an appointment, please contact the Office of the City Manager at 954-480-4263.

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Backyard Garage Sale

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

Butler House

380 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Time to clean out the clutter? Join in on this garage sale. For more info., e-mail judithofdfb@gmail.com or elilly707@aol.com. You can also attend the garage sale and maybe buy a thing or two! In the past, there have been things like jewelry, clothing, antiques, books, sewing machines, glassware, collectbles, paintings… you name it! Who knows what you will find this time! While there, take a tour of the historic home (free, donations accepted). www.deerfieldbeachhistory.org.

Ugly Sweater Contest

Sunday, Dec. 30, 10 a.m.

Tipperary Pub

1540 SE 3 Ct.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Serving Prime Rib for Breakfast. For more information, call 954-421-9769.

Elegant Champagne Brunch

Aishes Chayil: Becoming a Woman of Valor”

Sunday, Dec. 30, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Chabad of Deerfield Beach

1874 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Come and be inspired by featured speaker Rebbetzin Henya Hertzel. Proceeds benefit The Chabad of Deerfield Beach Kitchen Shower Fund. Tickets: $20 (includes admission and a raffle ticket). Sponsorships: $54 (includes admission and a raffle ticket). Tickets available online: www.chabaddeerfield.com/4201518. Tickets can also be purchased by contacting Laurie Cadaner-Mendelson at 954-573-3676.

Delray Beach New Year’s Celebration

Monday, Dec. 31, 5 to 9 p.m.

Old School Square

51 N. Swinton Ave.

Delray Beach, FL 33444

There will be numerous free activities, including kid’s crafts, face painting, celebration crowns, resolution wall, vintage game room, live entertainment and DJ, outdoor family games and more! The carousel, mini-golf and ice skating will be available for $3. Food trucks will be on site. The fireworks finale will launch from the Old School Square Parking Garage at 9 p.m.

New Year’s Eve Celebration

Monday, Dec. 31

2 Georges at The Cove

1754 SE 3 Ct.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Go and spend the night ringing in the New Year on the water watching the boats cruise by. The specials will be seafood risotto, scallop piccata, chicken cordon bleu, prime rib dinner and red snapper. The full menu will be available as well. For reservations, call 954-421-9272.

Education Advisory Board Meeting

Wednesday, Jan. 2, 7 p.m.

Hillsboro Community Center

50 Technology Dr.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

For more information, call 954-480-6420.

Paint in “PleinAir” with Pat

Thursday, Jan. 4

Pompano Beach

Get 4 classes for $100: 1) Watercolors at Hillsboro Lighthouse, Jan. 12; 2) Acrylics at the Pavilion at Hillsboro Inlet Park, Jan. 15; 3) Pencil drawings at the Pompano Beach Branch Library, Jan. 22; 4) Acrylics at the Beach at Pavilion One, Jan. 29. Register by Jan. 4 for a bonus Artist Tote. For more information, visit www.patandersonartist.com. To register, call the Emma Lou Olson Civic Center at 954-786-4111.

Save the Date:

Boca Raton GreenMarket

Saturday, Jan. 5, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m

Boca Raton City Hall

201 W. Palmetto Park Rd.

Boca Raton, FL 33432

In its new location, the green market continues to offer a wide range of products, rain or shine. More than just fruits & veggies, this market also has plants, bakery products, seafood, soaps & lotions, flowers, coffee & teas and much more (over 40 vendors). There is also live music. It makes for a fun outing! Follow them on Facebook at BocaRatonGreenMarket.

Art Exhibits

Coloured

Historic Ali Cultural Arts

353 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

As A Matter of Black – A Seat at the Table

Bailey Contemporary Arts

41 NE 1 St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

African American artists are being celebrated with two stirring exhibits in Pompano Beach. For more details about art exhibit, see pg. 5. Coloured runs through Feb. 8. For hours and more information, visit www.aliarts.org or call 954-786-7876. As A Matter of Black – A Seat at the Table runs Jan. 4 – Feb. 22. Opening Reception is Friday, Jan. 4, from 6 to 9 p.m. (during Old Town Untapped). For hours and more information, visit www.baileyarts.org or call 954-284-0141.

Having Our Say

Friday, Jan. 11 through Sunday, Feb. 3

Boca Sol Theatre

3333 N. Federal Hwy.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Primal Forces is proud to present the story of civil rights trailblazers, activists and best friends — the Delany sisters’. The critically acclaimed play is based upon the New York Times best-seller, Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years. Directed by Genie Croft, the play stars Broadway veteran Avery Sommers and Carbonell winner, Karen Stephens. Previews will be Jan. 9 and 10 at 8 p.m. The play will be presented on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $30-$35 and are available at www.primalforces.com or call 866-811-4111.

32nd Annual Boca Fest

Saturday, Jan. 12 & Sunday, Jan. 13, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

6000 Glades Rd.

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Free admission, Juried outdoor showcase produced by Howard Alan Events, featuring original art handmade in America, with over 175 exhibitors from throughout Florida and the United States. Prices of art are set to suit all budgets. All artists are on-site for the duration of the festival. Pet friendly (leashed pets). Vast array of artistic media featured, including paintings, sculptures, photography, ceramics, glass, wood, handmade jewelry, collage and mixed media. For more information, visit www.artfestival.com, or e-mail info@artfestival.com or call 561-746-6615.

Garden Club of Lighthouse Point
meeting & presentation

Monday, Jan. 14, 1 to 4 p.m.

Dixon Ahl Hall

2220 NE 38 St.

Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Topic: “Importance of Bees to the Ecological Balance.” Speaker will be at 2 p.m. — Guest Speaker, John Coldwell, President Broward Beekeepers Assoc., the designer & builder of Deerfield Bee Apiary. The event is free open and to public. For more information, or questions, contact Caroline Steffen at c.caroline.steffen@aol.com or visit The Garden Club of Lighthouse Point website at www.lhpgc.org.

January Business Breakfast

Thursday, Jan. 17, 7:30 to 9 a.m.

Wyndham Deerfield Beach Hotel

2096 NE 2 St.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

The Deerfield Chamber of Commerce is starting the new year with a new look and feel. Join them as they launch their new brand, membership levels and new ways for you to get involved, maximize your membership and promote your business. Members $25, $30 at the door; non-members: $30, $35 at the door. For more information, e-mail info@deerfieldchamber.com.

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