Resources, Events, Meetings, and More – Week of May 25

Memorial Day Events, May 29

Deerfield Beach – The city and American Legion will host a Memorial Day Ceremony at the Kirk Cottrell Pavilion, 314 NE 21 Ave., at 9 a.m.

Pompano Beach – The city’s annual Memorial Day Parade is scheduled at 10 a.m. The parade will start at MacNab Park, 2250 E. Atlantic Blvd., and ends at the city cemetery where a ceremony will be held after the parade.

Oakland Park – Join city officials and members of American Legion Post 222 in honor of those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to the nation, 11 a.m. on the steps of city hall, 3650 NE 12 Ave.

McMahon Mix & Mingle

Pompano Beach – The next McMahon Mix & Mingle is scheduled for May 27, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. and Benefits Abandoned Pet Rescue. Visit to RSVP ($25).

Health & Wellness Fair 

Pompano Beach – Andrews High School is hosting its Health & Wellness Fair, May 26 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at 3500 N. Andrews Ave. Ext. There will be several vendors including the Florida Department of Health, the Urban League, health demos, blood pressure and BMI checks, food trucks and more.

Clear Backpacks and Bags

Plantation – Students, parents, staff and community members are invited to a meeting regarding the new requirements for clear backpacks at public schools in Broward County – June 12, 6 p.m. at Plantation High School, 6901 NW 16 St.

Women of Wisdom Conference

Deerfield Beach – The Annual Women’s Conference will be held at Deerfield Beach Park Elementary Auditorium, 650 SW 3 Ave., June 9 at 7:30 p.m., June 10 at 10 a.m., and June 11 at 9:30 a.m. Registration is required for the June 10 workshops. The cost is $55 for adults and $25 for teens. Call 954-708-2195 or email or visit for more information, to buy tickets, or make a donation. 

Life Line Health Screenings 

Pompano Beach – Screenings for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions will be performed by Life Line Screening, June 9 at Grace Church, 501 NE 48 St. Special package pricing starts at $159, but consultants will work with patients to create a package that is right for them based on age and risk factors. Visit or 1-877-237-1287 to RSVP (required).

Senior Daycare

Deerfield Beach – The Center for Active Aging (formerly the NE Focal Point) is accepting new clients and offering a comprehensive array of programs and services for seniors. To tour the facility, or register a client, call 954-480-4449. 

Voter Registration

Deerfield Beach – Vice Mayor Bernie Parness is organizing a nonpartisan sign-up-to vote opportunity at city hall,150 NE 2 Ave., May 26 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Personnel from the Broward County Supervisor of Elections office will be in the lobby with voter registration forms and vote by mail forms and will provide assistance as needed. Parness is urging everyone not on the voting rolls, or who needs to make changes in their voting status, to take advantage of this registration opportunity.

Bonnet House 

Fort Lauderdale – Bonnet House Museum & Gardens, a historic 35-acre subtropical estate located in the heart of Fort Lauderdale, will be offering a Family Summer Special from June 1 to Sept. 3, new Orchid Care Classes, and Colored Pencil Workshops this spring and summer. Visit and for more information.

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