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For more information about events email us at pompano.events@copbfl.com

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October

Perez Museum Trip

October 24th
9:30am - 3:00pm
Herb Skolnick Community Center, 800 SW 36th Avenue

$10.00 includes transportation and admission into the museum. Participants will be able to purchase lunch at Verde, Water Front Restaurant & Bar located in the Perez Museum. For more information please call 954.786.4590.

ISLE 3rd Annual Smokin Hot BBQ Contest

October 24th
3:00pm - 9:00pm
ISLE Casino, 777 Isle of Capri Circle

ISLE 3rd Annual “Smokin Hot” Pro BBQ Contest - October 24th & 25th, 2014

Hours: Friday 3-9 P.M. Sat 10-6:30 P.M. Sanctioned by the Florida BBQ Association a Jack Daniels & American Royal Qualifier Free Admission & Free Parking

Pro- BBQ Cook Teams from all over the South, set up their cookers on Fri, cook all night, cook in four categories: Ribs, Chicken, Pork & Brisket, plus Grand champion and four Overall winners, all competing for over $10,000 in cash prizes & trophies.
The Contest is officially sanctioned and judged by the Florida BBQ Association
Open to public: Friday, Oct. 24th, 3-9 P.M. & Sat. Oct. 25th, 10-6:30 P.M.
BBQ food will be available for purchase, as well as variety of vendor booths
The Hospitality Tent will feature a bar, beer truck, D.J. Roger Fri. 3-9, Sat. 11-3 and a Country Band “Ciara Rae” Sat. 3-5 and 5:30 – 6:30 P.m.
A ‘People’s Choice Contest” - Sat. 11-2 P.M. $5.00 Entry Fee, the customers get to judge for the Best BBQ Pork! Winning team gets a trophy!
The Marine Corps League raising funds for the Wounded Warriors & Toys for Tots!
KISS-FM Radio Remote, come and say Hi!
The Awards Ceremony is Sat. 5:00 P.M.
In the West Parking Lot

For questions/Cook Team participation/entry info/Vendor info, contact Connie Davis Cell: 954.383.2285/FX:954.333.3661/conniedavisre@aol.com

Trunk or Treat

October 24th
5:00pm - 9:00pm
Community Park, 850 NE 18 Ave

The City of Pompano Beach will be hosting the Trunk or Treat at Community Park on Friday, October 24th from 5p – 9p. Trunk or Treat on Halloween Street will provide a safe and fun way for families to enjoy Halloween! Starting at 5:00pm children can “trick or treat” for candy out of decorated car trunks or truck beds. Other activities include an enchanted maze, ghostly games, Pirate ship bounce house and others, spooky crafts, including a slime station, and of course costume and car contest. You won’t want to miss out on this event, plus admission is free! For more information please call 954-786-4111.

Vendor Application

Craft for a Cause: Dream Catchers for Kids in Distress

October 24th
6:30pm - 9:00pm
Benjamin's Fine Alterations & Tailoring, 2609 East Atlantic Boulevard

Our mission at Kids In Distress (KID) is to prevent child abuse, preserve the family, and treat children who have been abused and neglected. Recognized as a premier agency in South Florida, we provide family strengthening services as well as children’s services for more than 10,000 children and their families. All of our programs and services are designed specifically to give children and their families the tools, skills, services, and education they need to maintain a safe, stable, and healthy environment in which to thrive.

Benjamin’s Boutique strives to bring the community together by Crafting for a Cause. Through crafting and community bonding we will be crafting Dream Catchers for Kids in Distress. The craft will be donated along with an optional monetary donation. Join us, learn a new skill and help support a wonderful foundation!

THIS IS A FREE EVENT!

For more information:
954-943-5878

Rotary Haunted Mansion 2014

October 24th
7:00pm - 11:00pm
Sample McDougald House, 450 NE 10th Street

Rotary Haunted Mansion will be the October 17, 18, 24, 25, and 31 at the Sample McDougald House on 10th Street in Pompano Beach. Come experience the tour through the haunted trail and haunted house. Tickets are $10 per person, and free parking is available at the Elks Club next door. For more information visit: http://www.directory-online.com/Websites/PompanoBeachRotary/HauntedMansion2014.html

Green Market

October 25th
8:00am - 1:00pm
SW Corner Atlantic Blvd & Cypress Road

Enjoy more than 50 vendors featuring locally produced produce, breads & pastries, flowers, fruits, organic foods, vegan & gluten free foods, as well as a variety of handmade jewelry, crafts and home wares.

ISLE 3rd Annual Smokin Hot BBQ Contest

October 25th
10:00am - 6:30pm
ISLE Casino, 777 Isle of Capri Circle

ISLE 3rd Annual “Smokin Hot” Pro BBQ Contest - October 24th & 25th, 2014

Hours: Friday 3-9 P.M. Sat 10-6:30 P.M. Sanctioned by the Florida BBQ Association a Jack Daniels & American Royal Qualifier Free Admission & Free Parking

Pro- BBQ Cook Teams from all over the South, set up their cookers on Fri, cook all night, cook in four categories: Ribs, Chicken, Pork & Brisket, plus Grand champion and four Overall winners, all competing for over $10,000 in cash prizes & trophies.
The Contest is officially sanctioned and judged by the Florida BBQ Association
Open to public: Friday, Oct. 24th, 3-9 P.M. & Sat. Oct. 25th, 10-6:30 P.M.
BBQ food will be available for purchase, as well as variety of vendor booths
The Hospitality Tent will feature a bar, beer truck, D.J. Roger Fri. 3-9, Sat. 11-3 and a Country Band “Ciara Rae” Sat. 3-5 and 5:30 – 6:30 P.m.
A ‘People’s Choice Contest” - Sat. 11-2 P.M. $5.00 Entry Fee, the customers get to judge for the Best BBQ Pork! Winning team gets a trophy!
The Marine Corps League raising funds for the Wounded Warriors & Toys for Tots!
KISS-FM Radio Remote, come and say Hi!
The Awards Ceremony is Sat. 5:00 P.M.
In the West Parking Lot

For questions/Cook Team participation/entry info/Vendor info, contact Connie Davis Cell: 954.383.2285/FX:954.333.3661/conniedavisre@aol.com

Sixth Annual Halloween Fair & Horse Show

October 25th
12:00pm - 2:30pm
Sand and Spurs Equestrian Park, 1600 NE 5th. Ave.

Sixth Annual Halloween Fair & Horse Show at Sand & Spurs Equestrian Park - 1600 NE 5th. Ave. Pompano Beach, Fl. 33060 [north of Goodyear Airship Base] [South of Copans Rd/North of Atlantic Blvd/1 block East of Dixie Hwy]. Saturday, October 25, 2014 NOON-2:30 PM

The City of Pompano Beach will host the Sixth Annual Halloween Fair & Horse Show at Its Sand & Spurs Equestrian Park, Saturday, October 25, 2014 [Noon-2:30 PM]. Watch a Costume contest on horseback at 12:30 PM in the main ring. Then enter the 1:30 PM Public Costume Parade. Open to everyone….all ages. No registration. Meet at the bleachers. Public welcome to enjoy $3 pony rides, $3 face painting, pics with a pony, free hay rides, $1 bounce house, $1 icee and $1-$2 ghoulish games…horse shoes, golf sling, bean bag toss…….. Paint a pumpkin for $2 at Pumpkin Patch. Food & drink available.

$1 Gate Admission 10 years and older. Some proceeds benefit Bit-by-Bit’s Horses for Heroes Veteran Rehabilitation Program and the Medical Therapeutic Riding Programs held at the Sand & Spurs Equestrian Park. For event information call: 954.786.4133. For Bit-by-Bit programs & volunteer opportunities: www.BitbyBitTherapy.org.

Rotary Haunted Mansion 2014

October 25th
7:00pm - 11:00pm
Sample McDougald House, 450 NE 10th Street

Rotary Haunted Mansion will be the October 17, 18, 24, 25, and 31 at the Sample McDougald House on 10th Street in Pompano Beach. Come experience the tour through the haunted trail and haunted house. Tickets are $10 per person, and free parking is available at the Elks Club next door. For more information visit: http://www.directory-online.com/Websites/PompanoBeachRotary/HauntedMansion2014.html

Business Insurance for Small Businesses

October 27th
5:30pm - 7:30pm
E. Pat Larkins Center, 520 MLK Blvd

Panel presentation by experts in the field (Adjusters, Insurance consultants) to discuss commercial and residential insurance coverage geared to the small and home based business owner. We are NOT selling insurance! Specific topics will include:
- Business Owners Property (BOP) form
- Liability Insurance
- Deductibles and Endorsements
- Coverage needed by particular businesses
- Business Interruption and Loss of Income.

Attendees are welcome to bring their policies for individual review! Please register to attend! call: (954) 586-1111
www.crabusinessresourcecenter.com

Rotary Haunted Mansion 2014

October 31st
7:00pm - 11:00pm
Sample McDougald House, 450 NE 10th Street

Rotary Haunted Mansion will be the October 17, 18, 24, 25, and 31 at the Sample McDougald House on 10th Street in Pompano Beach. Come experience the tour through the haunted trail and haunted house. Tickets are $10 per person, and free parking is available at the Elks Club next door. For more information visit: http://www.directory-online.com/Websites/PompanoBeachRotary/HauntedMansion2014.html

November

Broward Children’s Center's Miles for Smiles Walkathon

November 1st
8:00am - 12:00pm
Pompano Beach Elks Lodge, 700 NE 10th Street

Join Broward Children’s Center on Saturday, November 1 for the 11th Annual BCC Miles for Smiles Walkathon! This Walkathon benefits the infants, children, and young adults with special needs served by Broward Children’s Center, Inc. (BCC).

Check-in begins at 8 a.m. at the Pompano Beach Elks Lodge, located at 700 Northeast 10th Street. Starting at 9 a.m., participants will circle the 4.5-mile Pompano Beach Air Trail and end back at the Elks Lodge for food and entertainment.

All event participants will receive complimentary breakfast, lunch, and goodie bags, with the first 250 guests to check in also receiving Walkathon t-shirts. On-site entertainment includes bounce houses, face painting, and other children’s activities.

Admission is $25 at the door, or $20 pre-registration online. Children ages 10 and younger, as well as any child served by Broward Children’s Center, receives free admission. Military, police, fire fighters, and EMS receive a $5 discount. Well-behaved dogs are welcome!

Pre-registration can be found at http://bcckids.org/miles-for-smiles.

Green Market

November 1st
8:00am - 1:00pm
SW Corner Atlantic Blvd & Cypress Road

Enjoy more than 50 vendors featuring locally produced produce, breads & pastries, flowers, fruits, organic foods, vegan & gluten free foods, as well as a variety of handmade jewelry, crafts and home wares.

Greater Pompano Beach 32nd Annual Golf Tournament

November 1st
8:30am - 12:30pm
Pompano Beach Municipal Golf Course, 1101 North Federal Hwy

Registration starts at 7:30, tee time 8:30. Lunch served at 12:30. To sponsor this event please call the Chamber office or visit the website @ www.pompanobeachchamber.com and click on golf tournament. See web site for more details.

Yellow Bell Saxophone Quartet

November 1st
7:00pm
Herb Skolnick Community Center, 800 SW 36th Avenue

Free Concert Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 7:00pm Featuring four of South Florida’s best Saxophone players. One of the most unique groups playing original arrangements of Jazz, Classical, Ragtime and modern pieces. For more information please call 954.786.4590

Master Mind Group

November 5th
5:30pm - 7:30pm
CRA Business Resource Center, 50 NE 1st Street

What is MasterMind? ………a community of supportive, like minded people who, together, will move your business to new heights. MasterMind participants act as catalysts for growth, devil’s advocates and supportive colleagues. Each person’s participation is key. Your peers give you feedback, brainstorm new possibilities, offer expert advice, focus, inspiration and innovation. MasterMind is NOT .… a networking group! …. a sales training! .…a multi-level marketing meeting! …. a get rich quick scam!

Serious Business Owners Only!!
THIS GROUP IS FOR YOU, IF YOU ARE

In business for at least 6 months
Have a product or service
Have a minimum of 10 customers
Had at least $1000 revenue in the last year
Upbeat with a positive attitude
Willing to listen and help
Open to constructive criticism and advice
Honest
Focused on results
Committed to creating value
Prepared for excellence not excuses
Ready to take action!

For more information please contact susan@iedfl.com or 954-586-1199.

East Village Uncorked

November 7th
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Harbor Village, 2600-2800 blocks of East Atlantic Boulevard

East Village Uncorked is a free monthly art and wine celebration featuring specialty merchants, restaurants, and displays on planned improvements in the East CRA. Join us for entertainment and libations with music on the main stage. Hosted by the Pompano Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA), EVU is held in Harbor Village located between the 2600-2800 blocks of East Atlantic Boulevard. Free parking is available to the public.

For more information this and future CRA events please visit: http://www.pompanobeachcra.com/ or search “Pompano Beach CRA” on Facebook.

Craft for a Cause: Center Piece for Broward Outreach

November 7th
6:30pm - 9:00pm
Benjamin's Fine Alterations & Tailoring, 2609 East Atlantic Boulevard

Broward Outreach transform the lives of homeless men, women and children through comprehensive residential programs to effect lasting change and empower them to be productive members of society. We provide food, shelter, substance abuse treatment, education, computer literacy, job placement, healthcare, spiritual development and housing with Christian love, compassion and encouragement.

Benjamin’s Boutique strives to bring the community together by Crafting for a Cause. Through crafting and community bonding we will be crafting Center Pieces for Broward Outreach. The craft will be donated along with an optional monetary donation. Join us, learn a new skill and help support a wonderful foundation!

THIS IS A FREE EVENT!

For more information: 954-943-5878

Green Market

November 8th
8:00am - 1:00pm
SW Corner Atlantic Blvd & Cypress Road

Enjoy more than 50 vendors featuring locally produced produce, breads & pastries, flowers, fruits, organic foods, vegan & gluten free foods, as well as a variety of handmade jewelry, crafts and home wares.

Hillsboro Inlet Lighthouse Tour

November 8th
8:45am - 3:00pm
125 North Riverside Drive

A fun day at the lighthouse. Enjoy the cool ocean breezes blowing with crispness in the air. Come to 125 North Riverside Drive, Pompano Beach, FL on the North side of the Sands Harbor Resort and Marina. Parking is on the east side of the street in the City (pay) parking lot. Registration/check-in is 8:30 AM until the last boat returns. (at about 4:00 PM)

The boat leaves the Sands pier to the lighthouse beginning at 9:00 AM and every hour on the hour until 3:00 PM. The boat leaves the Lighthouse to the Sands pier beginning at 9:30 AM and every hour on the half hour until 3:30 PM. We suggest an arrival at the respective pier 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 $25 PP transportation fee is required.

For more information please contact info@hillsborolighthouse.org or call 954.942.2102

John Offerdahl’s Broward Health Gridiron Grill-Off Food & Wine Festival

November 8th
11:30am - 5:00pm
Pompano Beach Amphitheater, 1806 NE 6th St

John Offerdahl’s Broward Health® Gridiron Grill-Off Food & Wine Festival, celebrating its fifth anniversary, pairs Miami Dolphins legends with South Florida’s top chefs to prepare signature dishes on the grill as part of an exciting culinary competition for charity on Saturday, November 8 at Pompano Beach Amphitheater, 1806 NE 6th Street, Pompano Beach, FL. To add to the experience, organizers have also added new opportunities to elevate the guest experience, including The Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey Tailgate Challenge, Guy Harvey’s Sustainable Seafood Village and Chef Allen Susser’s VIP Culinary Exhibition. Event tickets are $85 each or $125 each for Chef Allen Susser’s VIP Culinary Exhibition, which includes access to all of the Gridiron Grill-Off festivities. Tickets are on sale now at www.gridirongrilloff.com.

All of the proceeds from this tribute to football, food and charity benefit Offerdahl’s Hand-Off Foundation, which directs funds to agencies that “Feed the Needs of Kids in Crisis,” including 4KIDS of South Florida, HOPE South Florida, Here’s Help, Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association Educational Foundation, Miami Dolphins Foundation and Taste of the NFL.

Music Under the Stars

November 14th
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Corner of Atlantic and Pompano Beach Blvd

Music under the Stars featuring Happy Daze. Come join us for a casual, relaxing night of music and fun at the Great Lawn (intersection of Pompano Beach and Atlantic Boulevard). The concert begins at 7pm. For more information, please call 954-786-4111 or visit www.pompanobeachfl.gov

Green Market

November 15th
8:00am - 1:00pm
SW Corner Atlantic Blvd & Cypress Road

Enjoy more than 50 vendors featuring locally produced produce, breads & pastries, flowers, fruits, organic foods, vegan & gluten free foods, as well as a variety of handmade jewelry, crafts and home wares.

Third Saturday Morning Pony Rides

November 15th
9:30am - 11:30am
Sand and Spurs Equestrian Park, 1600 NE 5th. Ave.

The City of Pompano Beach is pleased to announce the return of Third Saturday Morning Pony Rides at its Sand & Spurs Equestrian Park. 1600 NE 5th. Avenue [just north of Goodyear Blimp Base/South of Copans Road/North of Atlantic Blvd.]. 9:30-11:30 AM. Public welcome. No admission charge. Free Parking. $3.00 per ride. Follow the "pony ride" signs and go straight through the first gate. While you're here, check out our newly renovated City stall rentals and Bit-by-Bit's Medical Therapeutic Riding Center Programs and volunteer opportunities. For more information 954.786.4133.

Orchid Obsession Orchid Show & Sale

November 15th
10:00am - 5:00pm
Emma Lou Olson Civic Center, 1801 NE 6th Street

Orchid lovers and novice orchid growers everywhere have one thing in common--they all need at least one more orchid for their collections.

The Deerfield Beach Orchid Society will hold its third annual Orchid Show & Sale with thousands of specimens will be on sale from 10 Florida growers ensuring that the fascinating and exotic plants will be appropriate for your own backyard. Our vendors will all mount spectacular displays to be judged by American Orchid Society (AOS) judges on Saturday, November 15. Several non-orchid vendors will provide orchid supplies including everything you need to grow beautiful orchids, plant benches/stands, art, reclaimed old growth cypress wood, and jewelry. Daily lectures will be provided on orchid care. Cash prizes for hobbyist orchid growers judged by AOS judges. Cost: $5.00. Children: FREE. Parking: FREE. For more information: www.deerfieldbeachorchidsociety.org

Pre-Holiday Aqua Fitness Bootcamp

November 15th
10:00am - 12:00pm
Houston Sworn Aquatic Center

ECFit LLC will be having an organized water aeoribics bootcamp, before the holidays roll around, for friends, family, and the community. Come out and enrich your mind, body, and spirit, with the love of Christ in the water!

Orchid Obsession Orchid Show & Sale

November 16th
10:00am - 5:00pm
Emma Lou Olson Civic Center, 1801 NE 6th Street

Orchid lovers and novice orchid growers everywhere have one thing in common--they all need at least one more orchid for their collections.

The Deerfield Beach Orchid Society will hold its third annual Orchid Show & Sale with thousands of specimens will be on sale from 10 Florida growers ensuring that the fascinating and exotic plants will be appropriate for your own backyard. Our vendors will all mount spectacular displays to be judged by American Orchid Society (AOS) judges on Saturday, November 15. Several non-orchid vendors will provide orchid supplies including everything you need to grow beautiful orchids, plant benches/stands, art, reclaimed old growth cypress wood, and jewelry. Daily lectures will be provided on orchid care. Cash prizes for hobbyist orchid growers judged by AOS judges. Cost: $5.00. Children: FREE. Parking: FREE. For more information: www.deerfieldbeachorchidsociety.org

Craft for a Cause: Holiday Craft for Women in Distress

November 21st
6:30pm - 9:00pm
Benjamin's Fine Alterations & Tailoring, 2609 East Atlantic Boulevard

Our mission at Kids In Distress (KID) is to prevent child abuse, preserve the family, and treat children who have been abused and neglected. Recognized as a premier agency in South Florida, we provide family strengthening services as well as children’s services for more than 10,000 children and their families. All of our programs and services are designed specifically to give children and their families the tools, skills, services, and education they need to maintain a safe, stable, and healthy environment in which to thrive.

Benjamin’s Boutique strives to bring the community together by Crafting for a Cause. Through crafting and community bonding we will be crafting Holiday Crafts for Kids in Distress. The craft will be donated along with an optional monetary donation. Join us, learn a new skill and help support a wonderful foundation!

THIS IS A FREE EVENT!

For more information: 954-943-5878

Green Market

November 22nd
8:00am - 1:00pm
SW Corner Atlantic Blvd & Cypress Road

Enjoy more than 50 vendors featuring locally produced produce, breads & pastries, flowers, fruits, organic foods, vegan & gluten free foods, as well as a variety of handmade jewelry, crafts and home wares.

Brazilian Fest 2014

November 22nd
11:00am - 10:00pm
Community Park, 850 NE 18 Ave

For the third year in a roll, Broward and the City of Pompano Beach become the center stage of the The Brazilian Festival of Pompano Beach.

In 2014, an estimated total of 10,000 people will be attending the Third Annual Brazilian Festival of Pompano Beach. Reggae, Samba, Pagode and Lots of Axe Music powered by 20 Tons of Sound and Lights will transform 300,000 square feet of a jaw dropping green infrastructure, beautiful trees, and perfect landscaping, into a Brazilian Paradisiac Island.

A Journey and Travel into Brazil’s Culture, Arts, Cuisine, and Lifestyle. A groundbreaking, innovative, pioneering and diversified Festival and Fair that will celebrate Brazil amongst all genres, ages, and demographics. South Florida is about to be united by the overwhelming charm, warmth, and appeal of Brazil’s Carnaval, Samba, Lambada, Pagode e Axé Music.

The Third Brazilian Festival will draw the Local Community living in South Florida throughout a Day of Festivities, thrilling Entertainment and captivating Interaction. The Third Annual Brazilian Festival will be unique to Florida and would take advantage of the absorbing phenomenon Brazilian Feast concept to embrace all kinds of audiences.

Admission is FREE. For more information email info@brazilianfestpompano.com or call (305)803-0338

Free Community Event - "Taking Back the City"

November 23rd
11:00am - 2:00pm
E. Pat Larkins Center, 520 MLK Blvd

Free Health & Human Services including a limited supply of Free food, clothing, turkeys, and toiletries (1st Come, 1st Served). Providing Healthly Body Healthy Soul Program - Assessments to screen woman for their annual checkup; Glucose Screenings; Affordable/Obama Care; Assistance with completing and submitting immigration application; petitions for relatives abroad, permanent resident, Citizenship Applications (CD with questions/answers for the test; Temporary protective status, Document translation; In-person interpretation for immigraqtion, medical or legal appointments); ESOL and ABE/GED information/registration; Substance Abuse; 2-1-1 First Call for Help; HIV Counseling, Testing, & Referrals, Atlantic Technical College Representative; Accident Screenings and answers to medical questions; Free Pregnancy Testing; Health Awareness/education; and Children\'s Corner/Workshop.

Mr. Green

November 23rd
2:00pm
Herb Skolnick Community Center, 800 SW 36th Avenue

The story is about an elderly Jewish man, who was in an accident. The court assigned the other driver to do community service at the old man's house. Ross, a gentle caring and warm hearted gay man had to enter the world of Mr. Green.

Tickets $15

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South Florida Chamber Ensemble - Program 2: Postcards

November 23rd
3:00pm
Emma Lou Olson Civic Center, 1801 NE 6th Street

Watch resident artist Wendy White create a new abstract painting live inspired by the music of Beethoven in a mostly Beethoven program. See how tragedies in his life affected his music.

$20/ general admission $15/ students, seniors, military Children under 12 are free

Green Market

November 29th
8:00am - 1:00pm
SW Corner Atlantic Blvd & Cypress Road

Enjoy more than 50 vendors featuring locally produced produce, breads & pastries, flowers, fruits, organic foods, vegan & gluten free foods, as well as a variety of handmade jewelry, crafts and home wares.

December

Yuletide on Atlantic

December 4th
4:30pm
Atlantic Boulevard

Parade will feature eye dazzling floats, marching bands, dancers, fire clowns, and a variety of other amazing entertainment. After the Yuletide Parade join us in McNab Park for children’s activities, arts nd crafts, glitter tattoos, inflatable slides, and of course, Santa! Be sure to have your camera charged and ready for a picture opportunity with Santa Claus and other characters joining us in the park. Mayor Lamar Fisher will light the community Yuletide Tree to officially ring in the holiday season in Pompano Beach. Refreshments will be available in the park. For more information call 954-786-4111.

Parade Application

East Village Uncorked

December 5th
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Harbor Village, 2600-2800 blocks of East Atlantic Boulevard

East Village Uncorked is a free monthly art and wine celebration featuring specialty merchants, restaurants, and displays on planned improvements in the East CRA. Join us for entertainment and libations with music on the main stage. Hosted by the Pompano Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA), EVU is held in Harbor Village located between the 2600-2800 blocks of East Atlantic Boulevard. Free parking is available to the public.

For more information this and future CRA events please visit: http://www.pompanobeachcra.com/ or search “Pompano Beach CRA” on Facebook.

Green Market

December 6th
8:00am - 1:00pm
SW Corner Atlantic Blvd & Cypress Road

Enjoy more than 50 vendors featuring locally produced produce, breads & pastries, flowers, fruits, organic foods, vegan & gluten free foods, as well as a variety of handmade jewelry, crafts and home wares.

Music Under the Stars

December 12th
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Corner of Atlantic and Pompano Beach Blvd

Music under the Stars December special featuring The Motowners. Car show presented by Pompano Vista. Come join us for a casual, relaxing night of music and fun at the Great Lawn (intersection of Pompano Beach and Atlantic Boulevard). The concert begins at 7pm. For more information, please call 954-786-4111 or visit www.pompanobeachfl.gov

Craft for a Cause: Christmas Craft for Jack & Jill Children's Center

December 12th
6:30pm - 9:00pm
Benjamin's Fine Alterations & Tailoring, 2609 East Atlantic Boulevard

Jack & Jill Children’s Center helps to break the cycle of poverty for children of low-income, working families in Broward County through family-oriented child care services and family intervention and support. In keeping with our mission, we hold our families accountable by requiring them to work a minimum of 30 hours a week and pay a portion of their child’s tuition. Additionally, parents are required to attend the Parent Enrichment Program and other life-skill workshops.

Benjamin’s Boutique strives to bring the community together by Crafting for a Cause. Through crafting and community bonding we will be crafting Christmas Crafts for Jack & Jill Children’s Center. The craft will be donated along with an optional monetary donation. Join us, learn a new skill and help support a wonderful foundation!

THIS IS A FREE EVENT!

For more information: 954-943-5878

Green Market

December 13th
8:00am - 1:00pm
SW Corner Atlantic Blvd & Cypress Road

Enjoy more than 50 vendors featuring locally produced produce, breads & pastries, flowers, fruits, organic foods, vegan & gluten free foods, as well as a variety of handmade jewelry, crafts and home wares.

Jazz & Arts Festival

December 14th
11:00am - 3:00pm
Community Park, 850 NE 18 Ave

The City of Pompano Beach Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Department is looking for art vendors to participate in the upcoming 5th annual Jazz and Arts Festival. Tables will be on sale, starting October 6, for this event, which will be held on Sunday, December 14th from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at Pompano Community Park. Come out and enjoy the beautiful South Florida weather while listening to live jazz musicians and shopping for unique arts and crafts from local artists. In addition, this year’s event will also be featuring a wine tasting and a live sidewalk chalk exhibit. The Jazz and Arts Fest is a free event.

Please note for vendor tables, you may come to the Skolnick Community Center or the Emma Lou Olson Civic Center to select your table and register. However, you can register via mail as we can send you a registration form to complete and send back along with a check. Note if you register by mail, we will do our best to give you your requested table #. If we are unable, we will contact you with alternate options.

Vendor Application

For more information call 954-786-4590 or 954-786-4111.

52nd Annual Holiday Boat Parade

December 14th
6:00pm
Parade begins at Lake Santa Barbara and goes North to Deerfield Beach

Enter your boat for free! All boats, big or small, are welcome. For more information or to register your boat please contact the Greater Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce at lspinelli@pompanobeachchamber.com or 954.941.2940.

Santa's Switch Board

December 15th
4:00pm - 7:00pm
North Pole

Want to receive a phone call from Santa? He is making phone calls on Dec. 15 and 16th between 4pm - 7pm to all the little girls and boys! Keep a look out for the forms online coming soon. If you want your child to get a phone call from Santa! Santa is trilingual and can call in English, Spanish and Creole!

pompanobeachfl.gov/switchboard

Curtain Call Playhouse Presents The Matchmaker

December 19th
6:00pm
Herb Skolnick Community Center, 800 SW 36th Avenue

The story of a local merchant who hires a lively widow matchmaker when mayhem ensues in this hilarious comedy.

Tickets: $30.00 Dinner & Show

For More Information Call 954-786-4590

Green Market

December 20th
8:00am - 1:00pm
SW Corner Atlantic Blvd & Cypress Road

Enjoy more than 50 vendors featuring locally produced produce, breads & pastries, flowers, fruits, organic foods, vegan & gluten free foods, as well as a variety of handmade jewelry, crafts and home wares.

breakfast with santa

December 20th
9:00am - 11:00am
Emma Lou Olson Civic Center, 1801 NE 6th Street

He is making his list and checking it twice! This is your chance to come see Santa Claus, eat breakfast with him and many more activities. Tickets go on sale for $5 at the Civic Center on Nov. 1. There are a limited supply so don\'t wait! This event is sponsored by the Broward Shell Club. For more information, please call 954-786-4111.

Third Saturday Morning Pony Rides

December 20th
9:30am - 11:30am
Sand and Spurs Equestrian Park, 1600 NE 5th. Ave.

The City of Pompano Beach is pleased to announce the return of Third Saturday Morning Pony Rides at its Sand & Spurs Equestrian Park. 1600 NE 5th. Avenue [just north of Goodyear Blimp Base/South of Copans Road/North of Atlantic Blvd.]. 9:30-11:30 AM. Public welcome. No admission charge. Free Parking. $3.00 per ride. Follow the "pony ride" signs and go straight through the first gate. While you're here, check out our newly renovated City stall rentals and Bit-by-Bit's Medical Therapeutic Riding Center Programs and volunteer opportunities. For more information 954.786.4133.

Curtain Call Playhouse Presents The Matchmaker

December 21st
2:00pm
Herb Skolnick Community Center, 800 SW 36th Avenue

The story of a local merchant who hires a lively widow matchmaker when mayhem ensues in this hilarious comedy.

Tickets: $20.00 Show Only

For More Information Call 954-786-4590

South Florida Chamber Ensemble - Program 3: the Spirit of Giving

December 26th
7:30pm
Emma Lou Olson Civic Center, 1801 NE 6th Street

Our annual holiday concert focuses on the spirit of the holidays with composer’s greatest musical gifts. Includes iconic works like Beethoven’s 5th Symphony, Ravel’s Bolero, Wagner’s Tristan and Isolde and more. Learn what it took each of these composers to write these powerhouse pieces and simple ways you can help the less fortunate this holiday season from members of Gateway Community Outreach.

$20/ general admission $15/ students, seniors, military Children under 12 are free

Green Market

December 27th
8:00am - 1:00pm
SW Corner Atlantic Blvd & Cypress Road

Enjoy more than 50 vendors featuring locally produced produce, breads & pastries, flowers, fruits, organic foods, vegan & gluten free foods, as well as a variety of handmade jewelry, crafts and home wares.

January

Tropical Postcard Show

January 3rd
10:00am - 5:00pm
Emma Lou Olson Civic Center, 1801 NE 6th Street

Over 30 dealers from around the country; more than a million cards on display and for sale.

Broward Shell Show

January 17th
10:00am - 6:00pm
Emma Lou Olson Civic Center, 1801 NE 6th Street

Thousands of beautiful and unusual shells from around the world on display and for sale.

Broward Shell Show

January 18th
10:00am - 4:00pm
Emma Lou Olson Civic Center, 1801 NE 6th Street

Thousands of beautiful and unusual shells from around the world on display and for sale.

Depression Glass & Pottery Show

January 31st
10:00am - 5:00pm
Emma Lou Olson Civic Center, 1801 NE 6th Street

American glass, pottery, dinnerware show and sale featuring dealers from around the country.

February

Depression Glass & Pottery Show

February 1st
10:00am - 4:00pm
Emma Lou Olson Civic Center, 1801 NE 6th Street

American glass, pottery, dinnerware show and sale featuring dealers from around the country.

South Florida Chamber Ensemble - Program 4: Love Letters

February 15th
3:00pm
Emma Lou Olson Civic Center, 1801 NE 6th Street

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with love letters from composers to their greatest love paired with pieces inspired by love. Includes the great Immortal Beloved letter from Beethoven and letters from Liszt, Janacek, Mozart and more.

$20/ general admission $15/ students, seniors, military Children under 12 are free

March

Children In The Arts Piano Competition

March 7th
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Herb Skolnick Community Center, 800 SW 36th Avenue

The children compete all day before a panel of judges to win first, second or third place in individual categories ranging from primary to advanced levels.The top three winners in every category will perform in a recital at 7:00 pm. Following the recital, light refreshments will be served. The evening concert is free and open to the public. Go to www.pompanocomp.com for more details

South Florida Chamber Ensemble - Program 5: Beethoven's Bowels

March 21st
7:30pm
Emma Lou Olson Civic Center, 1801 NE 6th Street

Our annual medical concert explores the tummy troubles of the great composers including Beethoven, Wagner, Tchaikovsky, Gershwin and Mahler. Get tips on how to avoid swallowing all your stress from medical professionals at the Institute for Integrative Medicine.

$20/ general admission $15/ students, seniors, military Children under 12 are free

April

South Florida Chamber Ensemble - Program 6: In the End

April 25th
7:30pm
Emma Lou Olson Civic Center, 1801 NE 6th Street

Explore final operas and their inspiration. Featuring the Ft Lauderdale Gay Men’s Chorus and soloists from Florida Atlantic University in works like Bizet’s Carmen, Scott Joplin’s Treemonisha and Beethoven’s only opera Fidelio.

$20/ general admission $15/ students, seniors, military Children under 12 are free

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