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October 2016 community events calendar

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Welcome to your community calendar. It's your one-stop shop to finding out about events taking place around your community. We have everything to help you make the most of your free time, from festivals and fundraisers to music and museums.

Events are listed on a monthly basis. Most are free or low cost to the public.

 

October–December 2016

Drugs: Cost & Consequences Exhibit

Museum of Discovery and Science

401 SW Second St.

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Time:  Museum Hours 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Monday through Friday), Noon to 6 p.m. (Sunday)

Presented by the Drug Enforcement Administration, this 4,000-square-foot, nationally traveling exhibit offers a local, global and historical view of the many costs and consequences of drugs on society. It's designed to open the eyes to the science behind drug addiction and the damaging impact of illegal drugs. It provides youth and adults a unique learning opportunity and a chance to be part of the solutions in their communities.  

Cost: Included with museum admission cost 

Adults $15, Children 2-12 $13, Children 1 and under free  

For more information, visit mods.org.

 

Oct. 13

11th Annual Business Expo

Lexus of West Kendall

13750 SW 136 Street, 3rd Floor  

Miami, FL

Time: 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.  

This business expo features products and services available in the community. Guests will enjoy free samples and an opportunity to enter raffles for a chance to win great prizes.

Cost: Free

To find out more, call 305-386-4030 or office@greaterkendall.com.

 

Oct. 13

Rumble in the Jungle

Jungle Island, Tree Top Ballroom

1111 Parrot Jungle Trail

Miami, FL 33132

Time:  Lunch and fashion show at noon

Cancer Link has teamed up with designer Julian Chang for this annual luncheon to raise awareness and funds for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The event will feature a reception, auction and fall runway show presented by the designer.

Cost: Sponsorship levels/Donation based

 

Oct. 14 to Oct. 16, Oct. 21-Oct. 23

Oktoberfest Miami

German American Social Club of Greater Miami  

11919 SW 56th St.

Miami, FL 33175

Time: Fridays 6 p.m. to midnight, Saturdays 1 p.m. to midnight, Sundays noon to 10 p.m.  

The German Social Club of Greater Miami is hosting its annual Oktoberfest. The event features authentic German food and beverages, entertainment for all ages, including carnival rides and bands from Germany and Austria.

Cost:  Adults $10, ages 6 to 20 $5, children under 6 free

For more information, call 305-552-5123 or visit www.Oktoberfestmiami.org.

 

Oct. 18-Nov. 11

Thanksgiving Family Dinners

Sheridan House

1700 South Flamingo Road

Davie, FL 33325

Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sheridan House, a Christian ministry serving the community, is collecting nonperishable goods to provide Thanksgiving dinners for families in need this season.  Donations, including canned vegetables, shelf stable potatoes and stuffing are needed.  The items need to be delivered by Nov. 11 to Sheridan House. 

Cost: Food donations

For more information, call 954-583-1552 or email info@sheridanhouse.org.

 

Oct. 20

Inner City Crime Free Alliance 1st Annual 2016 Awards Night

Blanche Ely High School

1201 NW Sixth Ave.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Time: 6 p.m.

This event will be attended by Broward County school board members, state representative of District 92, Gwendolen Clarke-Reed, members of the Broward Sheriff's Office and loved ones of the honorees.

Cost: Free

 

Oct. 22

Walk to End Alzheimer's - Broward County

Hollywood North Beach Park

3601 North Ocean Drive

Hollywood, FL 33019

Time: 7 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. walk

Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions.

Cost: Donation-based

For more information, contact Corrie LeMay at 561-967-0047 or clemay@alz.org.

 

Oct. 22

Walk to End Lupus Now

Marlins Park

501 Marlins Way

Miami, FL

Time: Check-in at 5 p.m., walk begins at 7 p.m.

Walk to End Lupus Now events provide all people affected by lupus and their families the opportunity to come together for one unified purpose -- to end lupus. The walk in Miami is 1.2 miles in length with the option to shorten the route to suit people's needs and abilities. Join the Lupus Foundation of America and thousands of walkers in nearly 60 cities across the nation to raise money for lupus research, increase awareness of lupus and rally public support for the estimated 1.5 million Americans who suffer from its brutal impact.

Cost: Donation-based

For more information about the walk in Miami, contact Allysa Sophie at 561-279-8606 and at asophie@lupusfl.org.

 

Oct. 27-Oct. 30

Walgreens Charity Championship Presented by the Seagate Country Club

Seagate Country Club

3600 Hamlet Drive

Delray Beach, FL 33445

Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.    

The championship showcases 50 of the greatest names in the history of women's golf on the championship course at the Seagate Country Club. LPGA Hall of Famers Juli Inkster, Laura Davies and Pat Bradley, along with Florida fan favorite Michelle McGann, headline this 36-hole competition. LPGA veteran and 13-time Tour champion Liselotte Neumann is the 2015 defending champion. Activities include tournament golf, Walgreens vendor expo and healthy living on-course walk.

Cost: $10 per day advance purchase at Walgreens, $15 per day at gate

Free parking, includes shuttle

For more information, contact Sue Fracker, The Legends Tour, at sfracker@jbcgolf.com.

 

Oct. 30

Little River Band Concert Presented by the Seagate Country Club

Seagate Country Club

3600 Hamlet Drive

Delray Beach, FL 33445

Time: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.    

In conjunction with the third annual LPGA Legends tournament, Dan Marino Foundation and Achievement Centers for Children and Families and pro-am showcasing 50 of the greatest names in the history of women's golf on the championship course at the Seagate Country Club, national recording artist Little River Band will perform following Sunday's final round and trophy presentation.

Cost: $10 per day advance purchase at Walgreens, $15 per day at gate

Free parking, includes shuttle

For more information, contact Sue Fracker, The Legends Tour, at sfracker@jbcgolf.com.