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THIS WEEK”S HIGHLIGHTS:  

JUST CLICK ANY DAY!

Monday–    Martini Monday, Woman Volunteer of the Year Kick-off, “Roll-Up Mania” at Muddy Waters, Private Gold Reception, Free Play Readings, Karaoke-BOCA CHAMBER FESTIVAL DAYS EVENTS ALL WEEK and Until August 31

Tuesday –     David Morin as “Elvis”,  Poker for a Purpose Tournament, FondueRaiser, Private Gold Reception, Dixieland Music

Wednesday   Ballroom & Latin Night,  Chef vs Chef,  Lip-Sync Battle,  Feast of the Sea Chef Challenge, Waist Watchers Musical

Thursday-  Paul Anthony Band,  Corks and Canvas, The Winner Circle, Auditions, Free Art Museum Entry

Friday-       Joey Dale, Boca’s Ballroom Battle,  Bubble, Bites, Bling & Building,  Free Flicks

Saturday-  MEGA Singles Party with Uptown Express, Lock & Key Event, Guided Tour of the Boca Raton Resort

Sunday-        Sunday Summer BBQ, Boca Helping Hands Bowling Event, Waist Watcher Musical, Free Movie at Lake Worth Playhouse, Sunday Brunch

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Rosh Hashanah-unnamed (1)For info. on the New Year-Rosh Hashanah Dinner for Singles on September 14, CLICK HERE

 

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cruise-ship-royalcaribbeanCOLUMBUS WEEKEND GETAWAY CRUISE!   OCTOBER 9 to 11

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STEPPING OUT FLORIDA has given away tickets to Sisters of Swing, Kick’in It Country, The Last 5 years, Waist Watchers Musical and a Free Month Gym Membership to Michael’s Gym in Boca!                                              Last 5 years- logo-1433366367-the_last_five_years_temp     Waist Watcher Play-July 10 to Sept.6-2015-3837c59740ba41acc690e41e5a42b64dCountry Music Event-Pompano-June 27-2015-Kickinit-Country2-1000x544Sister of Swing-till August 2015-995506b87e19bec1f75e85fb62c4ab2d

Stepping Out Florida had a ‘flash contest’ and gave away 4 pair of tickets on July 4th to the  “Sisters of Swing”, and another contest for “The Last 5 Years” and gave away 5 pair of  tickets on July 11. The winners had to be the first 5 to attend The Tri-County Animal Rescue Brunch at Pinion Grille and make a $5 donation to the charity.

THANK YOU to the many readers who entered the contest. We are going to be giving away MORE FREE tickets so just watch for our emails! Please continue to use and enjoy Stepping Out Florida and share with friends!

 

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Who’s Who in Our Community

NEW: Periodically we will highlight someone special in our community.

(Would you like to be featured? contact: info@multimw.com  or info@steppingoutflorida.com) 

Watch this Video Profile of Yaacov Heller, sculptor, painter, jewelry designer, philanthropist; 
He discusses his memorial sculpture/park in Boca Raton

 

   (Unedited Video Profiles by www.multi-mediaworks.com )              CLICK TO VIEW                                                                 

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                              SPORTS!

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CLICK HERE   and CLICK HERE          FOR OTHER TICKET SPECIALS, CLICK HERE

SENIORS! FREE TICKET THURSDAYS!

All fans 55 and older can receive complimentary tickets to all Thursday home games in 2015.
Valid identification must be shown at the Marlins Park East Ticket Office on (Orange Bowl Way or NW 14th Avenue) at the designated window on the day of game only, beginning two hours prior to scheduled first pitch
Offer only available at the Marlins Park Ticket Offices on day of game.
One ticket per valid ID

Date Opponent Time
Marlins vs Pittsburgh Pirates

Pittsburgh Pirates

7:10 pm
Marlins vs Philadelphia Phillies

Philadelphia Phillies

7:10 pm

 

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Florida Panthers-76662aSAVE THE DATES:   Florida Panthers 2015 Schedule 

MORE INFO:  http://panthers.nhl.com/

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SAVE THE DATES:   Miami Dolphins  ScheduleFootball-sprtng-equip-hdr7a

The  schedule:   www.MiamiDolphins.com

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                                FREEBIES!

FREE Discount Card for Broward County– Just get the free card and show it for Broward Discount Card-summer-card-2015discounts at a number of restaurants, spas, stores and attractions-The Summer Savings deals, promoted on the Greater Fort Lauderdale tourism website, are valid until October 12 at participating merchants. To access the deals, you just need to print the Summer Savings card from the website, or request to have one sent by mail- Examples of deals: 2-for-1 drinks at the bar at Rok Bar in Fort Lauderdale; 2 fitness classes for the price of one at Diplomat Resort and Spa in Hollywood; 2-for-1 entry to Museum of Discovery and Science in Fort Lauderdale Mondays to Fridays- To get the card, CLICK HERE

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Florida Theater-on stage-logo (1)FREE Readings of New Plays on Mondays-Fresh scripts from local playwrights are showcased at play reading events at different venues in South Florida — which are free to the public. Summer Theatre Fest Reading Series, presented by South Florida Theatre League, is Mondays to August 31, and includes theaters in Fort Lauderdale, North Miami, Boca Raton, Miami Lakes, Key West and others. Play readings are typically less formal than traditional productions, focusing primarily on the scripts, usually without costumes or sets. For info, CLICK HERE

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Stonzek Theater-Lakeworth Playhouse-unnamed (1)FREE MOVIES:

IN COMMEMORATION OF THE 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF V-J DAY

August 29 & 30 Copenhagen

Free Admission, all movies start at noon; Shown at the Stonzek Theater- at Lake Worth Playhouse-713 Lake Avenue- Lake Worth 33460   Box Office:  561-296-9382  For more info:  CLICK HERE

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Norton Museum of Art August may be hot, but cool things are happening at the Norton. FREE Thursdays for Florida Residents continues  through Sept. 3. (10am to 9pm); FREE Saturdays for Palm Beach County Residents (10am to 5pm), which will continue throughout the year, began June 6. Proof of residency gets you in for free. The summer exhibition, Going Places: Transportation Designs from the Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection, opened June 25 and features more than 200 objects, including model planes, trains, automobiles, renderings, posters, ads, and TV film clips, illustrating the 20th-century transportation revolution. Going Places will move you! Scroll down for details.  Check out the schedule of Exhibitions, Programs, Family Programs and Thursdays “Art After Dark”-  Located at 1451 S. Olive Avenue-West Palm Beach 33401- Info:  www.Norton.org

 

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Buy one entree at Olive Garden and get a second to take home free (when dining in.) No coupon is necessary. Most entrees are $12.99, but some “premium” dishes cost a few bucks more. Choose from seven entrees: Fettuccine Alfredo, Mezzaluna Ravioli, Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, Five Cheese Ziti al Forno. Or, upgrade to Smoked Mozzarella Chicken, Chicken Scampi or Baked Parmesan Shrimp. After you eat, choose a $12.99 entree to take home. It arrives chilled with reheating instructions. For more info, CLICK HERE

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FREE EXHIBITION AT FAU
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FAU to Host ‘The Last Word: Our Favorite Colophons’ from Artists’ Books at Wimberly Library
The tradition of reading the last page of a book before reading the book is being celebrated at Florida Atlantic University where the Arthur and Mata Jaffe Center will host “The Last Word: Our Favorite Colophons,” an exhibition of some of the best colophons in books and broadsides collected during the center’s 15-year history, now through Sunday, Sept. 6 at the Wimberly Library, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus.
The exhibition, which is free and open to the public, features 43 artists’ books and 21 broadsides whose colophons, or last pages, run the gamut from the historic and classic to the whimsical and brilliant. Some in the exhibition are shaped with text, while others feature hand numbering, exquisite signatures, illustrative text and such found objects as a coat check ticket.  For more information on the exhibition or on the Jaffe Center for Book Arts, visit www.library.fau.edu/depts/spc/jaffecenter/exhibitions   or 561-297-0226

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FREE: SAVINGS PASS

Summer Savings Pass: Get 4 Attractions for Museum-Summer Pass-SSP-175x250ONE Price with UNLIMITED Admissions until September 30-Visit Lion Country Safari, Miami Seaquarium, Museum of Discovery & Science in Ft. Lauderdale, and Zoo Miami; Purchase by phone at 954-713-0930 or at the box office or online, CLICK HERE

 

 

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                                SAVE THESE DATES!

 

SAVE THE DATES:   August  24 to August 31

Boca Chamber Festival Days   To See the Events for the Month of August, CLICK HERE

Festival days logo 2015 chaddBoca Chamber Festival Days is a true example of community partnership! Boca Chamber Festival Days is the Boca Chamber’s outreach to the non-profit community. Non-profit Chamber Members join forces with for-profit Chamber Members to hold a fun-filled event during the month of August! The goal is to raise awareness and funds for the non-profit member’s philanthropic efforts. All month long, residents of South Palm Beach County will travel from event to event, participating in everything that is great about Boca Raton – from the smaller events to the grand! The Chamber helps to facilitate these events that are created and run by a pairing of non-profit members with for-profit members to raise funds and awareness for the non-profit organizations during their specific Boca Chamber Festival Days event.  Thank you to our members who pitch in to support these great events!
Boca Chamber Festival Days events:
• Are planned and run by non-profits
• Are supported by for-profits
• Raise awareness and funds for the non-profits
• Are held throughout the month of August at various locations in the greater Boca Raton area
• Offer a unique and fun advertising and philanthropic opportunity to for-profits — at a fraction of the usual cost!
Boca Chamber Festival Days is facilitated and marketed by the Boca Chamber.
ALL for-profit members, non-profit members and non-members are welcome to participate in this fun-filled month.

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SAVE THE DATES:   August 24 to September 6

 

Waist Watcher Play-July 10 to Sept.6-2015-3837c59740ba41acc690e41e5a42b64dWaistWatchers, The Musical-Showing from today to September 6-Although the show, set in Cook’s Women’s Gym, takes a lighthearted look at four adult women dealing with assorted body image issues, it covers topics such as dieting exercise, plastic surgery, and sex over the age of forty – areas of concern to women, and to men – of all ages. Playwright Alan Jacobson has rewritten the lyrics of popular songs to suit the subject, and some of his cleverly appropriate numbers include “Botox Queen” to the tune of ABBA’s “Dancing Queen”, “I Hope I Lose It” to the tune of “I Hope I Get It” from A Chorus Line, “Viagra” to the tune of “Maria” from West Side Story, and “I Feel My Butt Squeeze” to the tune of Carole King’s “I Feel The Earth Move.”  Come see a fun show that appeals to people of all ages, backgrounds, and lifestyles since there couldn’t be a more universal topic than food!  The show boast four terrific triple threat performers- At The Stage Door Theatre.  The theatre is located at 8036 Sample Road, Margate, 33065. Tickets for Waist Watchers are $38 – $42; $16 student tickets are also available. Tickets may be purchased at the Broward Stage Door Theatre box office at 954-344-7765 or on line at www.stagedoortheatre.com Showtimes:  Wednesday, Saturday, & Sunday at 2 pm;  Friday & Saturday at 8 pm

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Feast of the Sea-side-bar-image-1-dda-arts-and-entertainment-west-palm-beach-to-do-stuffSAVE THE DATE:   August 26

Feast of the Sea-The second annual seafood event returns to the waterfront of downtown West Palm Beach on October 24 but your favorite Palm Beach County restaurants and chefs will be showcasing their best seafood recipes and cuisines until then!  Last year we hosted more than 15,000 hungry seafood lovers-over 35 seafood vendors, 60 amazing art vendors, an interactive family area presented by South Florida Science Center & Aquarium, great musical performances & all the cold beverages you can handle- CHEFS UPCOMING CHALLENGES:    

FRITZ CASSEL WINS: Chefs Challenge #1 ; At Wine Scene in W. Palm Beach
CLAY CARNES WINS: Chefs Challenge #2: Semi Final – July 22nd – International Polo Club
Chefs Challenge #3: Semi Final – August 26th – Saltwater Brewery Delray- For info, CLICK HERE
 #4: Semi Final – September 27th – Williams-Sonoma Gardens Mall
Chefs Challenge Finale: October 24th – Dinner on the Dock

For more info and Tickets, CLICK HERE:   www.FeastOfTheSea.com 

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SAVE THE DATE:   September 4

Elvis-RickRicketts-843S6043Come See ELVIS!  Kick off Labor Day Week-End With THE BEST ELVIS SHOW!   Don’t miss Rick Ricketts as Elvis, truly one of the greatest Elvis impersonators you’ll ever see; TWO SHOWS ONLY: Tonight at 6:30pm and then at 7:30pm;  Come enjoy a family Elvis Show featuring the fabulous Rick Ricketts singing and performing “The Best of Elvis”– songs such as “Love Me Tender”, “Hound Dog”, “Jailhouse Rock”; Rick has been seen on TV, Billboards, Soap Operas, MTV, Casino Shows, Performing Arts Centers, and National Commercials shown all over the world!  If you love “The King of Rock ‘n Roll”, don’t miss THIS show- Rick was a finalist in the 2015 “Elvis Extravaganza” Contest~ Looking forward to seeing everybody there….A-Thank Ya Very Much!..Regards….Rick Ricketts; Performing at Gizzi’s Coffee Shop, Delray Shopping Center, 2275 South Federal Hwy., Delray Beach 33483-  Phone: 561-266-9797  Easy directions:   Take I-95,  exit at Linton Blvd.;  go east to Federal Hwy / US1, and then south for about a half mile;  on the left you will see KIA car dealership and Gizzi’s in the Delray Shopping Center

For more info. and to see Rick, CLICK HERE:  or    https:www.gigmaster.com/elvisasrickricketts   or CLICK on ELVIS!

 

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SAVE THE DATE:   September 11

Plaza Ballroom-Little River Band-September 11-2015-unnamed (1)An Intimate Evening With Little River Band-ONE NIGHT ONLYAt the Plaza Ballroom-  Limited Seating for an Up Close and Personal Performance-PLUS a Pre-Show Photo-Op with the band for all VIP ticket holders! State-of-the-Art sound system and LED video wall for the ultimate fan experience! Tickets are $35/$45/$90.  General seating is $35;  Preferred seating is $45; And $90 VIP ticket holders get premium seating and a pre-show Meet & Greet photo opportunity with the band and a professional photographer! Seating is limited to 400 so order tickets now! Produced by Seaside Music Management & Technical Production-Purchase tickets at ThePlazaBallroom.com or 561-350-3867 Event held at The Plaza Ballroom & Event Center-111 US Highway 1- N. Palm Beach, FL 33408-A portion of the proceeds to benefit Big Dog Ranch Rescue and they will be on-site this evening

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2015 AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY    TNT SOCK HOP               

“Help Us Help Others While Having a Blast”

At the new Dance Club “Sakred”- 5pm to 10pm-At 7000 W. Palmetto Park Road, Boca Raton-  General Admission: $25 online before September 10;  $45 at the door- CLICK HERE

Includes one Bar Drink and an assortment of culinary delights, 50/50 Raffle, Laser Light Show, Silent Auction and Live Entertainment featuring:

The Jersey Wiseguys (50s, 60s, 70s Dance Music),

The Moody Jones Band (Classic Rock and R & B),

David Morin (The Elvis Experience),

Evan Ferrar (The Best of Broadway, and more!)

THIS IS A PRIVATE PARTY for the AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY;

After 10pm, the club will be re-opened to the public. (You are welcomed to stay.)

For information, call 954-501-5079 or 561-213-6834 or  CLICK HERE   

 CLICK THE FLYER ON THE RIGHT TO PURCHASE TICKETS!

PLEASE PURCHASE TICKETS ASAP; WE NEED TO KNOW THE QUANTITY OF FOOD TO HAVE ON HAND……

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Rosh-Hashanah-apple-honey-007SAVE THE DATE:   September 14

ROSH HASHANAH HOLIDAY DINNER FOR SINGLES!

COME CELEBRATE THE SWEET NEW YEAR WITH US -All are Welcome; Don’t be alone for the holiday
Nothing Religious, Just Delicious;  $45 FOR AN ALL INCLUSIVE Dinner (Includes Tax & Tip);Includes elegant, seated, plated, served dinner and stay for dancing after at no extra charge.  For more info, CLICK HERE
SPECIAL NEWS: We are honored to raffle off 2 extraordinary gifts for this year’s charity: A beautiful painting of dolphin and baby-By local Pop Artist, Jamie Roxx   ( www.JamieRoxx.us )
AND
A Chance to go on an Ocean Dolphin Tour with top research scientist, Dr. Stefan Harzen, and more
Proceeds to benefit Palm Beach Dolphin Project and Tara Oceanographic Foundation ( https://taras.org/ )
JOIN US !!!

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       For more information: To mail payment, menu, directions, etc., CLICK HERE

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SAVE THE DATE:   September 18

Glamathon-Sept.02013-glamtwinkle1Lipstick Lounge Hosted by Glam-a-THON

Glam-a-THON, a breast cancer nonprofit, is hosting their 7th annual 2015 Lipstick Lounge event from 8pm to 11pm at the Gallery of Amazing Things –CLICK HERE– Lipstick Lounge is the premier event where South Florida insiders get to experience the best in cocktails, confections, cosmetics, couture and cuisine! Tickets are $65 per person when purchased in advanced and $85 at the door, based on availability. Valet parking is provided at no cost. To purchase tickets or for sponsorship information please visit the website. CLICK HERE  Lipstick Lounge helps to fundraise for the Broward Health Foundation. All proceeds go to Broward Health Foundation in order to help women “Kiss Breast Cancer Goodbye”. Help us raise funds for women in our community who desperately need our assistance. Also, every guest walks away with a drool-worthy Lipstick Lounge Swag Bag. More about Glam-A-THON™: Glam-A-THON™ is a breast cancer nonprofit that assists uninsured and under-insured women in South Florida. Funds raised benefit the Broward Health Foundation and go towards mammograms, diagnostic testing, financial assistance, childcare, rides to and from treatment, medebras and other important needs. CLICK HERE For more information, contact:  Kerri Byron at The Pontes Group-2048 East Sample Road-|Lighthouse Point, FL 33064- Showroom: 8271 Melrose Ave. Suite 107-|Los Angeles, CA 90046-Office: 954-960-6083  CLICK HERE~

 

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November-  Last Comic StandingTickets on Sale NOW (FOR NOVEMBER)! For Mature Audiences Only- Call 954-344-5990 or CLICK HERE  at Coral Springs Center for Arts

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NEW YEAR’S EVE!

New Year's -Pavilion-Dec.31-2015-unnamedSAVE THE DATE:   December 31

Pavilion Grille is on the ball! They’ve planned another wonderful New Year’s evening; dance to a mix of Oldies, Motown, Latin and Ballroom-The party starts at 7:30pm for Dinner or 10 pm for the Dance Celebration- Reservations are required and must be pre-paid.

Information about the two options:   

Dinner, Buffet and Dance:  $89 plus tax and service charge; Deluxe Dinner Buffet including Roasted New York Sirloin Steak, Turkey and Ham Carving Station, Pasta Station, Asian Station and additional entrees-Deluxe Dessert Table with Ice Cream Bar, plus Champagne Toast at Midnight;     Dinner from 7:30pm to 10pm. 

Dance Celebration:  $39 plus tax and service charge; Deluxe Dessert Table with Ice Cream Bar plus Champagne Toast at Midnight-  Celebrate from 10pm to Closing

Call 561-912-0000 for Reservations;  Located at 301 Yamato Road-In the Stonebank Bldg. Atrium-Boca Raton   33441  www.PavilionGrille.com

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Madonna-mdn-IMG_7422SAVE THE DATES:   January 23 and 24

Madonna- The Rebel Heart Tour-Along with extraordinary praise as an artist, songwriter and producer who’s sold a record-breaking 300 million records, Madonna boasts a reputation as one of the most successful, provocative and enduring live performers of all time. Following the recent release of her critically acclaimed 13th studio album Rebel Heart, Madonna will start her worldwide tour in Montreal and continue throughout North America and Europe before heading to Asia, New Zealand and Australia next year. The album’s first two singles — “Living for Love” and “Ghosttown” — went to No. 1 on the Billboard Dance Charts, and Madonna subsequently set a new world record, becoming the only artist to have 45 No. 1 songs on any chart in Billboard history. Don’t miss out on your chance to see Madonna live at Miami’s AmericanAirlines Arena! At AmericanAirlines Arena-601 Biscayne Boulevard Miami, FL 33132- 786-777-1000-  For information and tickets, Click here:  http://www.madonna.com/tour

 

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Movie_reelsNEWS!  Now Open:  New Movie Theater

New Cinema Brings Luxury to Coconut Creek:  Silverspot- To keep the audience focused on the movie, food will not be served inside the auditorium; However, guests can take in selections from the snack counter, which includes pizza, chicken fingers and the now-ubiquitous sliders. There will be no intrusions from the outside world, and even the packaging of the products, the interior design of each auditorium and the seats themselves are colored entirely black, wrapping up attendees in a comfy cinematic cocoon. Located in the Promenade, the burgeoning outdoor shopping, dining and banking center of Coconut Creek, the 11-screen Silverspot advertises itself as a boutique theater, but it does match the upscale standards of iPic in other ways. There is no box office, so guests are encouraged to purchase tickets online or at five electronic kiosks near the entrance, where they’ll buy assigned seats. The interior design of the lobby is minimalist-chic. A bar dispensing bottled beer, wines and cocktails greets you upon entry, and, as Emerman points out, “your wine bottle will fit in the cupholders” of the seats. And speaking of those seats: These lumbar-supported, hand-stitched pockets of leather heaven are justifiably one of Silverspot’s proudest calling cards. Every seat is like a first-class plane-Silverspot  will screen independent and art-house fare in addition to top-grossing Hollywood titles. Concerts, ballets and operas will be simulcast, and owners are looking into streaming sporting events as well.  Tickets will cost $14.50 for adults and $9.75 for children, with discounts for seniors and matinees, and with small additional fees for 3D movies. The theater is located at 4443 Lyons Road, Coconut Creek. For information and show times, visit silverspot.net.

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News!         HotNews!         RESTAURANTS!          

NEW!!    FEATURED RESTAURANTS:  STEPPING OUT FLORIDADINING DEALS!


Chez Marie French Bistro(formerly Mimosa’s)– – Located in the Polo Club Shoppes – 5030Chez Marie-10616157_740033522736161_7721560634625437267_n Champion Blvd. #D3 – (next to Publix) -Boca Raton, FL 33496-For info:  561-997-0027 or  www.ChezMarieFrenchBistro.com

Stop in for dinner and receive 15% DISCOUNT on a Dinner for 2 when you mention STEPPING OUT FLORIDA to owner, Marie!  (Not valid on “Early Bird” and “Tradition” Pre-Fixed Menus)

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Food-Healthy-food (1)NEW!!  Dorit’s Home Cooking!

No time?  Tired?     Don’t Know How To Cook?

Don’t Want To Cook?
NO PROBLEM!!   We’ll Take Care of it ALL for You   
35 years Home Cooking     We cook HEALTHY AND DELICIOUS:
Kosher, Gluten-Free, Low Sodium, Low Fat, No Preservatives
Give us your menu and we’ll bring it to you all ready to eat
or ….we’ll shop it and cook it at your place.
 REASONABLE RATES;   CONVENIENT SERVICE:    WE MAKE LIFE EASY AND TASTY!
Call “Dorit”:   561-809-8753

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                                     RESTAURANT NEWS:

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Eat-Scene and Wine Scene in West Palm Beach

Eat-Scene is a combination gourmet market / restaurant area at the corner of Quadrille Boulevard and Fern Street. The brainchild of long-time Florida resident, Tony Solo, Eat-Scene is described as being loosely based on such similar venues as New York’s Eataly and Seattle’s Pike’s Market. There will be 20 or so different independently owned businesses under the Eat-Scene roof, from purveyors of produce, meat and seafood to gourmet spices, chocolates and baked good, along with four different “micro eateries,” a deli and an outdoor beer garden.The idea, according to Eat-Scene’s website, is to create a “market culture for wine and food enthusiasts” and a “social venue that appeals to all your senses.” Located at: 501 Fern St, West Palm Beach, FL 33401-Info; 561-275-1550 or www.eatscene.com

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 SEE ALL THE NEW RESTAURANTS! CLICK HERE: 

COMING: 
A second Fresh Market- in Boca early next year-going into the Park Place development on North Military Trail just past Yamato Road-The Boca market will be the 43rd in Florida for the North Carolina-based upscale grocer, known for its extensive array of prepared foods and fresh produce, and variety of gourmet food products. The other Boca Fresh Market is on West Camino Real.

Burt Rapoport-plans to open Rappy’s Deli at Park Place in Boca Raton, a new retail development slated to be built soon on Military Trail, between Yamato Road and Clint Moore Road-expected to open in late 2016-Rapoport says Rappy’s Deli will be a modern spin on the classic Jewish style deli, serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and cocktails. It also will offer take out and catering, he said. (Restaurants in the Rapoport Group include: Bogart’s Bar & Grille in Boca Raton , Henry’s on Jog Road in Delray Beach, Deck 84 on the Intracoastal in Delray Beach, and Burt & Max’s and Apeiro, both in the Delray Marketplace .)

Caffe Martier- Formerly Gol! in DelrayIt’s a new and improved and much larger– Caffe Martier (411 E. Atlantic Ave., 561/450-6169) The five-year-old eatery’s recent expansion into the next-door space once home to Gol! churrascuria. Along with the dramatic increase in space and style with bistro tables, a bar and fountain under a towering pitched ceiling-  Live jazz several nights a week, a juice bar and dinner menu with dishes like pecan-crusted tilapia with asparagus and butternut squash and chicken francaise with asparagus and roasted potatoes.

 

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BOCA RATON: La Via (Italian cuisine) in the Promenade Shops in Coconut Creek; Rafina in the Wharf Plaza near Carrabba’s at 6877 SW 18th Street in Boca; Off the Hook, YoKo-San (re=opened), Tilted Kilt, Farmhouse Kitchen (formerly Table 42) in Royal Palm Place in  Boca-Trader Joe’s, Sapphire Indian Cuisine, M.E.A.T. Eatery & Taproom (980 N. Federal Hwy.),  La Nouvelle Maison, Sicilian Oven, Havana Nights Cigar Lounge in Royal Palm Place, Basilic Vietnamese Grill (200 S. Federal Hwy)Slice of Provence-now closed (205 SE 1st Avenue), Shrimp House (Town Center) , Burger House, Piattini (formerly Caruso) in Royal Palm Place (now closed); also open: Summer Shack, Palm Beach (pop-up at PB Catch) Fresh Element, West Palm Beach; Lakeside Anchor Inn, Lantana; David G’s Bar and Grill, Lake Worth; Delray Beach Summer Green Market, Delray Beach (seasonal); Papalani Gelato, Delray Beach;  Habit Burger Grille, Delray Beach; Devour Brewing Company, Boynton Beach; Brooklyn Water Bagels, Fort Lauderdale (downtown); ; Redlands Grill, Fort Lauderdale;  Louie Bossi’s Ristorante, Fort Lauderdale;  Gourmet Garden Cafe, Fort Lauderdale; Trilogy Restaurant, Coconut Creek;
Viet Taste Restaurant, Hollywood; Kay Rico Coffee, Hollywood;Les Artistes Cafe, Hollywood;  Parlour Vegan Bakery, Plantation.

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CLOSED:    

Chowderheads, West Palm Beach; Cabo Flats, Palm Beach Gardens; The Island, Lake Worth; Green Fields Organic Bistro, Delray Beach; 264 The Grill, Palm Beach; Darbster, Boca Raton; BOCA RATON: Piattini in Royal Palm Plaza-Moonshine Molly’s,  Boca Diner on Federal Hwy, after 23 years; Table 42 (now Farmhouse Kitchen)-Bistro Gastronomie (now La Ferme);  Fork & Knife at 99 SE Mizner Blvd. (now Yoko -San), Red The Steakhouse (now The Farmer’s Table) , Segreto Restaurant (now Merlino) ; Yoko-San Japanese Steakhouse (was closed and now has reopened with new owners); DELRAY BEACH:  Deluxe (now Honey); FORT LAUDERDALE: Canale Restaurant and Bar, The Dubliner, Mancini Modern Italian, Lauderdale Grill, Egmondt Bakery;  DEERFIELD BEACH:  Angelo’s Station House in The Cove; DELRAY BEACH:  The Greek Bistro at 1832 Federal Hwy. ;WEST PALM BEACH:  Brewzzi’s at City Place, Barrel & Grain, Top of the Point

 

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JByrd’s Weekly Email Deals:

Bring a guest and receive 25% off your Second Lunch or Dinner entree of equal or lesser value! (Regular priced menu items only-Not valid with Lunch Express, Early Bird, Happy Hour, or Clams & Oysters, Specials or Market Priced Items)-Valid 8 /17/15 to 8/23/15-(Must present printed email-One discount per email address per table-No multiple copies; One time use-No Reward Card points will be applied with discount; cannot be combined with other offers, coupons, Reward Points or discounts.)

muddy waters-roll up mania-June 29-2015-unnamed (1)“Roll-Up Mania” -Monday through Friday at Muddy Waters in Deerfield BeachCome join us for lunch and walk the plank for a chance to win some hidden treasures-Simply open your silverware roll-up and see what awaits you inside. Note: You can only participate once a day; limit one roll-up per person per table- At Muddy Waters Restaurant- 2237 W. Hillsboro Blvd, Deerfield Beach 33442- Phone: 954-428-6577 or www.MuddyWatersRestaurant.com 

SUMMER BBQ:  (Summer BBQ the 1st Saturday of every month; From 11AM till it’s gone!   Next:  September 5)

LABOR DAY PIG ROASTSeptember 7-From noon till it’s all gone!

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Must try that “BEER CAN CHICKEN!”

 

 

Baseball-Marlins5201949_49Monday Special: Get a FREE DRINK of your choice when you wear a Muddy’s T-shirt (on Mondays only);   Enjoy 19 HD TV’s –Never miss a Baseball game at Muddy’s ( We have the MLB Baseball Package which shows locally televised games on regional sports networks and over-the-air stations!) Live Karaoke Thursday evenings from 8pm till ?  

P.S. Happy Hour (called “Havoc Hour” here!) EVERY Day from 4pm to 7pm (including Saturdays; and on Sundays from 4pm to close)   with 1/2 price select cocktails and house wine-Home of the .69 cents raw clams and oysters!

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2237 W Hillsboro Blvd,,  Deerfield Beach, FL   954-428-6577    -OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK  Kitchen Hours: Sunday to Wednesday 11am-10pm, Thursday to Saturday: muddy waters-pic -8 yr old-Mateo- eating oysters 111am- 11pm    muddywatersrestaurant.com

P.S.  Even 8 year old “Mateo” enjoys the 69 cent oysters and clams on the half shell!! ALL DAY-EVERYDAY!

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JOB OPENING: NEW!   Photographer’s Assistant-Accompany photographer on photo shoots and carefully write photographerdown names of guests in each photo shot. Pay is $10 an hour; The majority of jobs are just for 1 or 2 hours and are held in Boca.   Contact: Janis at email@photosbyJanis.com

 

JOB OPENING: NEW!

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The Boynton Beach Civic Center is Searching For a New Band Director:

The City of Boynton Beach Recreation and Parks Department’s Civic Center, 128 E. Ocean Avenue, is searching for a conductor interested in taking over directorship of the James E. Buffan Gold Coast Band. The band, featuring 70 volunteer musicians, performs from October to May each year, at seven concerts. The group performs light classical music, show tunes, marches, and modern music. The orchestra has been performing at the Boynton Beach Civic Center for more than 30 years.
The conductor will handle band practices, preparing the music and themes for each concert and will be paid a stipend for his or her service. Interested parties can call the Civic Center at 561-742-6240.

JOBS FOR KIDS!

Do you know a middle or high school student, age 11-18, who is interested in starting his own business – but has no idea on how to get the ball rolling? If so we’re here to help.  The Boca Chamber’s Golden Bell Education Foundation’s Young Entrepreneurs Academy, or YEA! is now accepting nominations and applications for the 2015-2016 academic year. Applications are accepted, and student interviews are conducted, on a rolling basis. YEA! will grant admission to a maximum of twenty four students annually. Applications for the 2015-2016 academic year will be accepted until the class cap is achieved.    Click Here to download the online application.
For more information please visit www.bocachamber.com, or call the Program Manager Sonya Deros, at (561) 395-4433 ext. 232.

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LIKE DELRAY BEACH?

Delray was just named the Most Fun Town in America by Rand McNally and USA Today!  CLICK HERE: http://www.visitflorida.com/insiders/beaches_and_adventure/action.blog/7239-rand-mcnally–usa-today-name-delray-beach-most-fun-small-town-in-america)

Do you like to party in Delray Beach?  Click here for Delray calendar & scroll down for specials: CLICK HERE

AND MORE! CLICK HERE

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Like West Palm Beach? Have you visited Downtown West Palm Beach lately?                        Have you visited Downt...

Well, what are you waiting for? There are 10 new dining spots and plenty of new retail shops that are waiting for you! Not convinced yet? The 200 block of Clematis St. recently won 4 out of the 9 categories in The Miami Herald’s “Best Block in South Florida” competition. Pretty big deal! Come see what Clematis St. and the entire Downtown has for you. Visit WPBGO.com

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Like Ft. Lauderdale? 

This is good for last-minute plans:

 

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ALSO, Check Out Julie Love’s website:

www.ILoveLauderdale.com

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CLICK HERE FOR PLACES TO EAT, SHOP, PARK, FIND UP-COMING EVENTS AND FAIRS,  ENJOY!

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LIKE DANCING?  Study shows that Dancing Makes You Smarter!  CLICK HERE

LIST OF DANCE PLACES, DANCE LESSONS, -EVERYWHERE! (Tri-County)

CLICK HERE

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LIKE JAZZ?  CHECK OUT THIS FREE SITE:

CLICK HERE:  www.JazzOnTheTube.com                    

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LIKE CONCERTS AND SPORTS?

Check out Mizner Park Amphitheater: CLICK HERE

Check out Downtown Boca Events: CLICK HERE

Check out Miami Metro events: CLICK HERE

What’s coming to AMERICAN AIRLINES ARENA in Miami?     CLICK HERE and then scroll down

What’s coming to BBT Center (formerly BankAtlantic Center) in Sunrise?   CLICK HERE  and then scroll down

What’s coming to Seminole Hard Rock in Hollywood?  CLICK HERE and then scroll down

What’s coming to The Fillmore in Miami Beach?   CLICK HERE and then scroll down_

What’s coming to the Theater / Stage?     CLICK HERE

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Tri-County Animal-Dog Walkers-95ccba19-1e31-4227-a538-09caed6db9b6NEWS:  Tri-County Animal Rescue is in great need of DOG WALKERS! We have several hundred dogs in our shelter, and they all need to be walked.  PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE, come in- Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun-10:30am to 4pm—come and help.

Tri County Animal Rescue- 21287 Boca Rio R0ad-Boca Raton 33433-Phone: 561-482-8110

Personal Note:  I just took the one Sunday “class” to learn their procedures. Sign up! It’s available at 8:45am every Sunday-  It helped!  I walked a couple of adorable, loving dogs today–it feels so rewarding to volunteer!

Try it!

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NEWS:  A UNIQUE AND MEANINGFUL GIFT: “ADOPT A WILD DOLPHIN”Dolphin+Girl-viewerCAUR9JN5

I JUST “ADOPTED” a wild dolphin–His name is “Wonder”- I received a “Certificate of Adoption”, a brief life history and color photograph of my dolphin–and a hard copy of the book “An Ocean of Inspiration”–The John Olguin Story.  Each dolphin has its own Facebook page (and there are 300 yet  to be adopted.) All this for only $30 +  $5 for shipping in the U.S.  ( Or, perhaps, just get a copy of this wonderful book for $15 +  $3 for shipping in the U.S. ) This makes a gift that truly supports a great cause. IMG_0004(Note: You will be helping a dolphin scientist with further  exploration, observation and research to help preserve these special mammals. Support the Palm Beach Dolphin Project- For info:   harzen@taras.org or  561-762-6473 Click here to watch this video of a dolphin show-   CLICK HERE  Note By Scientist, Explorer, Author, Dolphin Researcher-Dr. Stefan Harzan: If you have an opportunity to swim with dolphins…why not do it in the open ocean? There, the dolphins may stay close or have the freedom to swim away. It is so much better, because we meet them on their terms.

Contact to adopt your own dolphin: Harzen @Taras.org or 561-762-6473                   


 

HAVE YOU EVER BEEN TO OUR NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE?    (It’s RIGHT HERE IN BOYNTON BEACH!)

ARTHUR R. MARSHALL LOXAHATCHEE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE

Moonlight-Canoeing-hi-res-300x197Activities: Bird & Nature Walks, Canoeing & Kayaking, Boating & Fishing, Hiking & Biking, Storytelling, Snail Kite Banding, Python Capture—and more:

Hiking, Guided Bird, Butterfly and Wildflower Walks, Early Morning Bird Walks on the Marsh Trail, Early Morning Bird Watch and Walk – Fly Out, Swamp Strolls, Roving Naturalist on Cypress Swamp Boardwalk or Marsh Trail, Tram Tours of the Marsh, Guided Canoe Trips, Full Moon Guided Canoe Trips, Annual Photography Contest, Annual Juried Art Contest – Loxahatchee Visions, Friends and Family Spring Fling Folk Music Festival, monthly meeting of the Sierra Club Loxahatchee Group (featuring speakers, group kayak or canoe outings)

The Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge preserves a portion of the once vast northern Everglades. It provides habitat and protection for endangered wildlife such as the snail kite and the wood stork and the formerly endangered American alligator.

The main entrance and Visitor Center are located at: 10216 Lee Road  – Boynton Beach, FL 33473  It is 2 miles south of Boynton Beach Boulevard, west off US 441/SR7.    Contact:  561-734-8303  or more info:  CLICK HERE

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MORE THINGS TO DO:    (COMMUNITY CALENDARS)

BOCA RATONCLICK HERE                    

DELRAY BEACH: CLICK HERE

BOYNTON BEACH:   CLICK HERE

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