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September 25- New Events added daily; be sure to check back often!



September 27- Health & Wellness Expo-9am to 1pm- At the Hemispheres in Hallandale at 1950 S. Ocean Drive sponsored by the Hallandale Beach Chamber of Commerce


September 27-POF Party (“Plenty of Fish” Singles Group) Disco Music Tonight at Platforms-99 SE 1st Avenue-Boca Raton 33432-Directions: Exit I-95 at Palmetto Park Road and go 1 block south on US1; Platforms (Formerly Polly Esther’s) plays the best of the 70’s, 80’s & 90’s every Friday and Saturday night; New lighting and sound systems- Questions? Call Luis Garcia at 954-859-4696



September 27-The Classic Film “Wall Street”-30th Anniversary-In this riveting behind-the-scenes look at big business in the 1980s, an ambitious young broker (Charlie Sheen) is lured into the illegal, lucrative world of corporate espionage when he is seduced by the power, status and financial wizardry of Wall Street legend Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas in his Oscar®-winning performance). But he soon discovers that the pursuit of overnight riches comes at a price that’s too high to pay. Daryl Hannah and Martin Sheen co-star in Oliver Stone’s gripping morality tale about the American dream gone wrong. This special 30th anniversary event also includes a unique look at ‘Greed is Good”, a retrospective.  Check local movie listings.



September 28-March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction-6:30pm-This event brings Broward County’s top restaurants together in support of babies. Indulge in signature dishes and bid on unique auction items. It’s a night of fabulous food and good company. All proceeds go to benefit the March of Dimes to help give every baby a fighting chance.Held at Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale, 1 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 Tickets are $200 per personp-For more info. and to purchase tickets, CLICK HERE

September 29-Lunch on the Lawn-Hosted by the City of Boca Raton-Free and Open the the Public-Spend your Friday lunch hour with us on September 29 and October 6 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.;  Lunch on the Lawn will open to those interested in enjoying lunch from various food trucks amidst picnic tables, misting machines and subtle background music! Trucks and Carts: Nani’s Dough, E & J Country BBQ, Di Big Jerk, 32 Bubbles + more to come- For more info, CLICK HERE



September 30- Plaza Ballroom- Final Night before Closing! All are invited! Come enjoy the music of the Cachet Band (Al Cabrera, Jimmy, Randy, Alexis)-tonight is the New York Bar & Grill Reunion with Club 111 (Plaza Ballroom’s former name); owners Ann and Joe Morello are planning to party tonight, before retiring. It will be a celebration of life and a chance to see all friends; The Plaza Ballroom & Event Cenre | 111 US Highway 1, North Palm Beach, FL 33408 (561) 842-0111


Theater in Coral Gables-Plays Coming up at Actors Playhouse at the Miracle Theater for 2017-2018-At 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables 33134- CLICK HERE







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October 1-Music! “It Takes Two” takes the standard duo format to a new and exciting level with these two talented performers. They have brought audiences to their feet with great songs, beautiful singing and expert musicianship. They combine standard tunes, Broadway, Country, 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s, classical, jazz (and a lot of laughs) into a fun-filled afternoon of entertainment for all.  3:00 PM to  4:00 PM-Space is limited. Max occupancy for this event is 150. Library: Downtown Library Boca Raton; Location:  Community Room; Registration Ends: 10/1/2017 at 10:00 AM; Presented by the Friends of the Boca Raton Public Library. To Register, Click here




October 4-POF Party (“Plenty of Fish” Singles Group) Disco Music Tonight at Platforms-Speed dating from 7pm to 8pm (pre-registraton required) -99 SE 1st Avenue-Boca Raton 33432-Directions: Exit I-95 at Palmetto Park Road and go 1 block south on US1; Platforms (Formerly Polly Esther’s) plays the best of the 70’s, 80’s & 90’s every Friday and Saturday night; New lighting and sound systems- Questions? Call Luis Garcia at 954-859-4696



October 4- Fall Music Fests Now on Wednesdays at the Delray Marketplace Amphitheater:    October 4:  The JAGz,  Classic Rock and beyond;   October 11: After Midnight, A tribute to Eric Clapton;  October 18: Big City Dogs,  Classic Rock;    October 25:  Double Back, The Best of the 80’s;  Located at 14851 Lyons Road, Suite 121, Delray Beach, FL 33446     (Events are subject to change without notice. For more information, email drbgroupllc@nulldrbgroupllc.com.)



October 5- “Eat Your Heart Out’ Culinary Feast-This year, the Heart Gallery of Broward County will honor Dr. Ana E. Calderon Randazzo as Child Advocate of the Year- Event from 6pm to 8:30pm will feature an award presentation, food sampling, wine and spirits, silent auction and live entertainment. The Heart Gallery of Broward County, one of over 100 independent heart galleries is a respected not-for-profit committed to finding loving families for the hardest to place foster children.  Tickets are $75 per person and include complimentary valet parking. For tickets: CLICK HERE


October 5-Iron Fork- A Chef Competition and Grand Tasting Event-The 10th Anniversary- At the Hyatt Regency Miami-6pm VIP; 7pm to 10pm General Admission; Located at 400 SE Second Avenue, Miami 33131  Phone: 305-358-1234- For more info. and tickets, CLICK  HERE: http://www.newtimesironfork.com/tickets/




October 5-The Fall Business Trade Expo–FREE Admission to Attend from 4PM – 8PM -Held at The Greater Fort Lauderdale / Broward Convention Center-1950 Eisenhower Blvd. Fort Lauderdale | Third Floor -Take 17th Street Causeway and turn at Eisenhower Blvd. to enter theNorthport Parking Garage | No Security Check Point


October 5-On the Avenue- 5 PM – 9 PM -FREE Admission-In Pineapple Grove- Features: Artists showcase,
Flowfest, Beer Garden at the Hyatt, Delray Buick GMC activations, Antique Car Show, Live entertainment at CityWalk, Lynn University performance, Papa’s Tapas giant paella, Craft Food Tour, Kid’s Corner by the Avenue Church, Open House at Posh Properties, Drink specials and free munchies at O’Connor’s, Wine & cheese tasting at Lavender, Blings & Things outdoor sale, Vatican Tattoo appearance and live painting by Cruise Bogle, After party at O’Connor’s and 3rd and 3rd- Event held on NE 2nd Ave, Delray Beach  33444

October 6-Lunch on the Lawn-Hosted by the City of Boca Raton-Free and Open the the Public-Spend your Friday lunch hour with us from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.;  Lunch on the Lawn will open to those interested in enjoying lunch from various food trucks amidst picnic tables, misting machines and subtle background music! Trucks and Carts: Nani’s Dough, E & J Country BBQ, Di Big Jerk, 32 Bubbles + more to come- For more info, CLICK HERE



October 7-“A Nautical Art & Wine Extravaganza”!    “Hook, Wine & Sinker,” benefiting Twin Palms Center for the Disabled, will turn the Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center, into a “Cork Popping, Paint Dropping Extravaganza” this evening from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM! In the beautiful setting of Boca Raton’s Mizner Park, guests will mingle and socialize while enjoying delicious hors d’oeuvres paired with exceptional wines alongside community members and local renowned artists. Admission is $60.00 per person in advance or $75 per person at the door and includes all food and drinks, and dress is cocktail casual.  The event activities will include extraordinary local artists displaying and selling their artwork, live and silent auctions, and raffles.  Note: 100% of proceeds go to Twin Palms Center for the Disabled. Location: Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center, 201 Plaza Real, Boca Raton FL 33432   For more information, CLICK HERE: https://www.facebook.com/hookwineandsinker/

To purchase tickets in advance, CLICK HERE: http://twinpalmscenter.org/fundraisers/hookwineandsinker/



October 12-  “Ghaleb”, the World Class Tenor Singer at the Pavilion Grille in Boca- What a perfect evening: Dinner and a concert by Ghaleb with the magnificent voice. He’ll sing Broadway tunes (“Music of the Night” from Phantom of the Opera), “Besame Mucho”, “Granada”, “Nessun Dorma” and more. He is also a Classical Flamenco Guitarist and composer. What a talent!  You’re in for a treat—he always gets many standing ovations! Enjoy a delicious 3 Course Dinner served from 6:30pm for only$39 plus tax and gratuity.  Non-dinner option in the bar area overlooking the dance floor is a $25 cover charge which includes 2 drink tickets. If you are single, you will feel comfortable at our SINGLES TABLE, organized by Stepping Out Florida!  Join us!  (Just let them know when you make your reservation) At 301 Yamato Road, Boca Raton 33432- Call 561-912-0000  www.PavilionGrille.com    Showtime at 7:30pm!



October 14-Glam-a-thon Strut-Help Kiss Breast Cancer Goodbye-11am to 3pm- Esplanade Park-Proceeds from Glam-a-thon will be donated to the Broward Health Foundation, used to provide funding for women battling breast cancer (mammograms, diagnostic testing, special assistance for medication, wigs, etc.) -More info at Glam-a-thon.com


October 14 and 15-Boca Pumpkin Patch Festival-Family Fall Event-Doors: 10:00 AM-Ticketed Event-For the first time ever, South Florida families will get to experience the excitement around the change of seasons at the 1st Annual Boca Pumpkin Patch Festival at Mizner Park Amphitheater, from 10am-6pm both days. The event  a giant pumpkin patch in the center of all the action with more than 2,500 pumpkins,  a carnival for all ages, our corn stalk maze, a dress-your-own scarecrow village and beautiful fall photo vignettes; Included in the entrance fee are unlimited carnival rides, our fall attractions, and on-going shows & activities on our main stage; For separate fees, attendees can also enjoy picking their perfect pumpkin in our patch (prices vary based on size), decorating their pumpkins in our Pumpkin Decorating tent (we provide all the supplies, and clean up the mess too), and yummy offerings in our Pumpkin Food Court featuring savory & sweet pumpkin delights (and delicious fair food)! (Adults can also enjoy a “cold one” at one of our Pumpkin Beer Bars); Tickets: $15 General Admission for Everyone 2 Years Old & Up; For more details, CLICK HERE



October 15-  “50 Years of Rock & Roll”-From Chuck Berry to the Beatles to Bruce Springsteen-For info. and tickets:  Ticketmaster: 954-462-0222 or ParkerPlayhouse.com 


October 15- “Second Annual “His and Hers: A Wedding Expo”-12noon to 4pm- at The Gardens Mall. Guests can preview spectacular jewelry, discover the best in bridal party gifts and apparel, and hair and makeup demos, plus sampling of selections from the mall restaurants’ catering menus. For info: 561-775-7750 or TheGardensMall.com 



October 17 to 21-The 5th Annual South Beach Seafood Festival-Perfect event to kick off Miami’s globally-recognized stone crab season! This is not your typical Seafood Festival, but a high-end experience that showcases the talents of South Florida’s leading chefs and culinary masterminds via a diverse group of events, benefiting a great cause: CI Foundation’s EAT SMART program. Saturday’s beachfront event, spans four blocks and welcomes over 13,000 ‘seafoodies’ so come prepared to indulge at pop up cafes featuring Miami’s leading restaurateurs serving the freshest seafood. Choose your dishes as you please and pair them with complimentary all day open bars for 21 and over;  This year’s event site entrance will be at 14th and Ocean Drive. Guests will enjoy a day with their toes in the sand at #sobeseafood fest which spans all the way from 10th and Ocean to 14th and Ocean! The festival includes: Jackson Family Wine pairing experiences, Live music at the Main Stage, iHeart Radio DJs at the Jack Daniel’s Beach Club, Life-size beach games, Chef demonstrations in the Whole Foods Market Culinary Showcase, VIP Experiences in the Land Rover N&S Dade Hospitality Village featuring the GOYA Culinary Pavilion, The Coca-Cola Dance Club, Casa Herradura, Celebrity Cruises “The Edge” showcase,  Jackson Family Wines sensory garden experience, and more – all happening right on the sand! For more details and tickets, www.sobeseafoodfest.com 




October 19 (and 26)-Florida Inter-generational Orchestra-(currently composed of ages 9 to 90’s)-Open House Rehearsal for New Musicians and Youth Scholarship Auditions- 7 to 9 p.m. on both dates-The FLIOA is seeking string, wind, bass and percussion musicians of all ages to rehearse on Thursday evenings; We are conducting Scholarship  Auditions for student memberships; students will have the opportunity to be a member of a south Florida prestigious orchestra-The Orchestra is preparing to celebrate its 2017-2018  13th season in Boca Raton, Florida with a trio of concerts on Sundays, December 3rd, February 25th, and April 8th, 3 P.M., with pre-concert talks at 2:30 P.M., all at O’Shea Hall on the grounds of Our Lady of Lourdes Church at 22094 Lyons Road, Boca Raton. Call for Information:  561- 482-8206      www.flioa.org




October 19- Tim McGraw and Faith Hill-7:30pm-The 65-city “Soul2Soul The World Tour 2017” celebrates the 10th anniversary of the record-breaking “Soul2Soul II” tour, the highest-grossing country music tour of all time, and the first time Faith Hill has toured since 2007! At the BB & T Center, Sunrise, FL For tickets, CLICK HERE




October 20-Glam-A-Thon: Lipstick Lounge at Gallery of Amazing Things— Join Glam-a-thon for the ultra-chic event of the season. The Lipstick Lounge is the hottest ticket in South Florida! It features palate-pleasing sips and bites plus the latest trends in beauty and fashion. Enjoy cocktails, cosmetics, confections, and couture for a memorable evening and important fundraiser for local South Florida women battling breast cancer. Enjoy the best that South Florida has to offer while mingling with local VIP’s. The ever-popular “Den For Men” features a Monte Carlo type gaming room complete with chips and prizes. Tickets are $75 in advance, $105 at the door, and can be purchased online: CLICK HERE  Lipstick Lounge is one night only, from  8:00pm – 11:00pm at the Gallery of Amazing Things,  481 Federal Highway,  Dania Beach, FL 33004  www.galleryamazing.com 




October 21- Halloween Costume Party at Claude’s Place-6pm-We will have Trip Machine & Frank the DJ to spin the tunes and a bartender like last time and ample parking for all the cars. We are taking a suggested donation of 10.00 dollars per person to cover the cost of the band and DJ. You will be given a wrist band. The wrist band will give you an all-you-can-eat endless buffet of food. The mixers, soda, plates, cups, ice, plastic silver ware and decoration will be provided for this event. We ask that you bring food potluck style just like you did last time. Please bring food or a bottle of alcohol to share or pay $20 donation. Held at 4100 SW 53 Ave, Davie, FL



October 21-The 6th Annual Pirate Fest–11am to 6pm-Boynton Beach Haunted Pirate Fest and Mermaid Splash-The Haunted Pirate Fest drew thousands of people of all ages to Downtown Boynton Beach last year to enjoy a variety of swashbuckling adventures. This FREE fest is located along E. Ocean Avenue between Seacrest Blvd. and Federal Highway on Saturday 11am – 9 pm Sunday and 11 am – 6 pm.-This lively event features 12 stages of continuous live music, children’s activities, pirate stunt shows and the enchanted market. The event will also feature a Schoolhouse Spooktacular presented by the Schoolhouse Children’s Museum.The CRA invites everyone to come in costume and participate in the “pirate/mermaid nostalgic maritime” theme and celebrate Boynton Beach’s signature event!  For more details, CLICK HERE


October 21-The 8th Annual Boomer / Senior Health Expo-10:00 am – 2:00 pm; Location:  Pride Center at Equality Park, 2040 N Dixie Highway, Wilton Manors   Contact: Bruce Williams  Phone: 954-463-9005;  Email: bwilliams@nullpridecenterflorida.org    In The Schubert Building. A sell-out event featuring over 60 vendors, free coffee & goodies, free lunch, lots of great prizes and a crowd of over 600 LGBT attendees
October 21-Making Strides Against Breast Cancer-Registration: 6:30 AM, Walk: 8:30 AM-Free and Open to the Public;  Pre-registration is suggested-At Mizner Amphitheater in Boca-For more details, CLICK HERE





October 22-Psychic Medium Jeffrey Wands (Maury, Today Show)-Thanks to his multiple television appearances and best-selling books, psychic medium Jeffrey Wands has been able to reach a lot of people, and now he’s appearing live at the Boca Black Box in Boca Raton. Between Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Today and Maury, Wands is a TV veteran, and audiences have marveled at his ability to learn intimate secrets about perfect strangers. The best thing about his approach, though, is his outlook: Wands believes that we all have these hidden abilities, and his books The Psychic in You and Another Door Opens are all about tapping into your psychic inclinations. Wands has built his career on spiritual counseling, and now you have the exciting opportunity to be there up close and personal.  For info. and tickets, CLICK HERE



October 24-Pompano Beach Fine Food and Wine Celebration-Enjoy a wide array of local restaurants sampling delicious eats and treats paired with a selection of wine, beer and spirits-At the Pompano Beach Cultural Center-50 W. Atlantic Blvd, Pompano Beach, Florida 33060-For more info. and tickets, CLICK HERE



October 26-Small Business Expo-Tampa Convention Center-West Hall-9am to 5pm-Network with thousands of business owners-Small Business Expo is in 18 major US cities (LA, San Diego, Austin, Atlanta), from coast to coast. We’re helping small business owners & entrepreneurs all across America get the services they need to grow their businesses. Here are some of the great things you can expect at Small Business Expo: Reach potential customers across the country;Connect with the right kind of people; Focus on target markets / demographics;Massive Brand Exposure;Meet all of these people face-to-face;  For more info or To Register, CLICK HERE




October 27-An Evening With Neil Sedaka- Live ! 8pm at Seminole Coconut Creek Casino-For more info. and tickets, CLICK HERE