Resources, Events, Meetings and More – Week of April 28

Used Book Sale

Oakland Park – The Friends of the Ethel M. Gordon Oakland Park Library will hold its Used Book Sale Friday, May 13 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and May 14, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the library, 1298 NE 37 St. A wide selection of books, CD’s and DVD’s are available. All proceeds benefit the library.

Health Screenings 

Pompano Beach – Health screenings for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions will be provided by Life Line Screening on May 10 at Assumption Catholic Church, 2001 S. Ocean Blvd. Screenings check for: The level of plaque buildup in arteries, related to risk for cardiovascular disease, stroke and overall vascular health.

HDL and LDL Cholesterol levels.

Diabetes risk.

Bone density as a risk for possible osteoporosis.

Kidney and thyroid function, and more.

Special package pricing starts at $159, but consultants will work to create a package that is right based on age and risk factors. Visit or call 1-877-237-1354 to register [required].

National Day of Prayer

Deerfield Beach – The annual observance of the National Day of Prayer will be held May 5 at the Pioneer Park baseball field, 217 NE 5 Ave., 6 to 7 p.m. If there are issues with weather the event will be moved to Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex, 445 SW 2 St. For more information, call 954-480-4429.

Summer Camp Registration

Deerfield Beach – The Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting summer camp registration for residents of Deerfield Beach. An eight-week camp is planned for children ages 6 through 12 at Constitution Park, 2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd., and Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex, 445 SW 2 St. Campers will enjoy field trips, arts and crafts, archery, swimming, Fun Fridays and more. Camps are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., June 13 through August 5. An extended camp is available August 8 to 12 at Oveta McKeithen only. For more information and pricing, visit or call 954-480-4494.

Community Bus Extends Saturday Routes

Deerfield Beach – Effective May 7, Community Express II route will be added to Saturday service, 8 a.m. to noon. and 1 to 4 p.m. The service is currently offered by Community Express I and II, Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Express I on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. The addition of Express II puts another shuttle into service. This free service is wheelchair accessible and available to anyone that wants to ride. All ages are welcome. Call 954-480-4442 or for more information.

Healthy Kids Day

Fort Lauderdale – The L.A. Lee YMCA/Mizell Community Center, 1409 NW Sistrunk Blvd., will host Healthy Kids Day April 30, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The free event includes fun activities, including family yoga, Zumba, boot camp, a one-mile fun run, sports demonstrations, kids drum fitness, youth and teen athletic training demonstrations and more.

City Offers Nonprofit Sponsorship Opportunities

Pompano Beach – City officials will be accepting online nonprofit sponsorship requests from April 4 until May 6 for Fiscal Year 2022-2023. Applications will be accepted from nonprofit organizations that provide services/programs that are beneficial to the residents of the city and expand the services the city is currently not in a position to provide to the residents. Visit for more information.

Honor Flight

Honor Flight South Florida has scheduled four charter flights to Washington, D.C. in 2022. During the flights – April, May, September, and October – World War II, Korea, and Vietnam veterans are escorted for free to the nation’s capital by a guardian. Interested veterans and potential guardians should visit or call 855-359-1838 for more information. COVID safety protocols are exhibited during the flights.

Paint with Stephen Left

Pompano Beach – Painting classes with landscape and wildlife painter, Stephen Left, are available at the Piper Gallery and Studio, 2608 N. Ocean Blvd. Suite 3. Class sizes are limited. Call 954-951-7125 to RSVP.

Broward Women’s Choral Group

Fort Lauderdale – The 42-year-old Broward Women’s Choral Group has resumed rehearsals – Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Sunshine Cathedral, 1480 SW 9 Ave. Masks and vaccines are required. Visit or call 954-942-8711 for more information.

Pinochle Club

Pompano Beach – The Pinochle Club meets Mondays from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Emma Lou Olson Civic Center, 1801 NE 6 St. The cost is $1 and new players are welcome. Call 954-554-9321 for more information.

Deed Fraud

Deed fraud occurs when a property deed or title transfer is executed and recorded illegally without the permission of the legal owner. Once deed fraud is successful, criminals try to mortgage, lease or sell the property. The Broward County Property Appraiser offers property owners the chance to sign-up for a system that alerts property owners when it receives any documents related to a change in ownership for their property. Visit for more information.

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