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What’s There To Do This Month (and Next)?               


      NOVEMBER      DECEMBER        JANUARY 2021                              

                                        LIVE EVENTS!!    &  ONLINE EVENTS!!



                              STEPPING OUT FLORIDA!


November 30 to December 31-Happy Birthday Delray Beach-“Delray Memories” (Outdoor Exhibit)

It’s Delray’s Birthday this October. Locate those old scrapbooks, access your photos and favorite “Delray Memories,” to be included in our outdoor exhibit. Share your photos with the Delray Beach Historical Society or Spady Museum -Send to: info@nullDelrayBeachHistory.org (captions required) #DelraySpirit Join the City, The Historical Society & Spady as we build the “Largest, Linear, Outdoor Exhibit in the World.”

The outdoor exhibit opens free to the public on Friday, Oct. 23 and is on display through mid-December. The location will be on the Delray Beach Historical Society’s campus at 3 NE First St. in downtown Delray Beach.

The public is encouraged to send in their favorite photos of family, good times, challenging times, important milestones or any imagery to celebrate Delray Beach, with a caption, to info@nullDelrayBeachHistory.org


November 30 to December 31-  SNOW!  Want To See Snow in Florida?

Who says that it doesn’t snow in Florida? Well, it certainly does, if you make your way to Rosemary Square. Gather up the family and head to Rosemary Square any night of the week, and you’ll enjoy nightly holiday snowfalls on the plaza from now through December 31.  Schedule for Holiday Snowfalls:  The nightly holiday snowfalls will take place at 6:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. daily from November 14, 2020 through December 31, 2020.






December 2-Book Festival Guest: Ina Garten, Modern Comfort Food, in Conversation with Michael Ian Black, Comedian, Actor, and Author

7:30pm-Join Ina Garten as she dishes up some delicious conversation with comedian and author Michael Ian Black. The two will discuss Ina’s latest book, Modern Comfort Food: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook, which features a collection of all-new soul-satisfying dishes from America’s favorite home cook! In it, she shares 85 new recipes, many inspired by childhood favorites—but with the volume turned way up, such as Cheddar and Chutney Grilled Cheese sandwiches (the perfect match for Ina’s Creamy Tomato Bisque), Smashed Hamburgers with Caramelized Onions, and the crispiest hash browns that are actually made in a waffle iron! Home cooks can always count on Ina’s dependable, easy-to-follow instructions, with lots of side notes for cooking and entertaining—it’s like having Ina right there beside you, helping you all the way. Ina Garten is a New York Times bestselling author and the James Beard Award-winning host of Barefoot Contessa, which has won three Emmy Awards and airs on the Food Network. She lives in East Hampton, New York, with her husband, Jeffrey. This is her twelfth book.

Michael Ian Black is a comedian, actor, and writer. He is the author of several books for children, including the award-winning, I’m Bored, I’m Sad, and I’m Worried. His books for adults include the memoirs, You’re Not Doing It Right, Navel Gazing, and the new, A Better Man: A (Mostly Serious) Letter to My Son. As a stand-up comedian, Michael regularly tours the country, and he has released several comedy albums. He lives in Connecticut with his wife and two children.

$45 for one virtual ticket and a copy of the book (shipping included)

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South Florida Jewish Community Centers are joining with the National JCC Literary Consortium to present “Book Festival in Your Living Room”, a virtual literary festival running through Dec. 2. It will include author talks and question-and-answer events featuring award-winning authors and celebrities. Attendees may sign up through their local JCC. A link for the virtual event will be sent to those registered. Books can be purchased through each JCC’s site; shipping included. More information also is at each JCC’s site. The participating JCCs are: Boca Raton’s Levis JCC Sandler Center: levisjcc.org/culture/bookfestivalinlivingroom, Stephanie Owitz, stephanieo@nullbocafed.org, 561-558-2520. Davie’s David Posnack JCC: dpjcc.org, Debbie Hochman, dhochman@nulldpjcc.org  Miami Beach JCC: mbjcc.org/arts/bookfest/, Karen Sepsenwol, karen@nullmbjcc.org Miami’s Alper JCC: alperjcc.org/artsculture/book-festival/, Marcy Levitt, mlevitt@nullalperjcc.org Not every JCC will feature each of the events. Check out the many virtual events until Dec. 2


December 2-Your Business: From Vision to Reality (Online Workshop)

6:00 PM-Whether you have a fully established business or you are just formulating your ideas, one of your biggest challenges is making your vision a reality. You will leave this workshop with a clear and actionable plan and tools to formulate your transform your vision into an accountable strategy. Fee: $15 Attend this webinar and learn. CLICK HERE


December 2-Live Comedy Show on Zoom-FREE

11pm-The comedy club experience direct to your living room. Live Comedy On Zoom features the best and brightest touring stand up comics, who under normal circumstances would be busy performing at comedy clubs from coast to coast. Every Sunday and every Wednesday is a new line up and performers can be found by Clicking Here:  LiveComedyOnZoom.com


December 3- FREE Museum Admission on the First Thursday of the Month

11 AM – 5 PM -View NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale’s current exhibitions and enjoy all day Happy Hour in our Museum Cafe. The first Thursdays of the month are FREE and open to the public presented by AutoNation. FREE museum admission on the first Thursday of every month, from 11-5 pm. -NSU Art Museum, housed in a distinctive modernist building with outstanding exhibitions, collection, programs and studio school. At 1 E. Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale-For more info, CLICK HERE


December 3-From Whispers to Roars by Child Rescue Coalition

4pm-Join us for a virtual panel discussion with members of the Child Rescue Coalition team to learn about the accomplishments you helped us achieve in 2020, what’s to come in 2021, and how you can get involved in protecting children around the globe. Also, hear a special message from survivor and activist, Elizabeth Smart!  Register now and join the fight! CLICK HERE  Interested in sponsoring this event?  Please contact our team at events@nullchildrescuecoalition.org for more information.


December 3-LinkedIn – What’s Your Story?

12 noon to 12:30pm-Free Zoom Session: Why tell it and how to start? This is an integral part of engaging your network and there are several ways and opportunities on LinkedIn to do it. Join our Founder, Debbie Wemyss, for a look at the what, how, and when to storytelling. Must register to receive replay link – space is limited, Register now!  To Register, CLICK HERE

To see all of the December webinars, CLICK HERE

December 3- ‘Symphonia of HeARTs-’ A Virtual Performance and Art Auction 

7pm-FREE Virtual Event Featuring Musical Performances and Silent and Live Auctions to Support South Florida Artists and Businesses. The Symphonia, South Florida’s premier chamber music orchestra, has partnered with regional artists, local galleries and area businesses to create ‘Symphonia of HeARTs,’ a virtual performance and art auction event. Honorary Chairs for the event are Harvey and Virginia Kimmel. The orchestra also offers a free after-school program, and Building a String Orchestra and Self-Esteem, that benefits kids from the Boys and Girls Club of Delray Beach. Over 80 items will be available during the virtual fundraiser, including works by internationally known artists and local artists, trips, dinners and jewelry. Local favorites, Yaacov Heller of Gallery 22 and Sal Principe of The Gallery Lounge, will each have multiple artworks available during the evening’s auction. The free, online event will feature performances by the orchestra’s talented musicians; a live, fine art auction facilitated by well-known auctioneer, Janice Hamilton; and a chance to [virtually] meet some of the featured artists. A silent auction will remain live through the conclusion of the December 3 event. Proceeds from the auctions will help keep the heart of The Symphonia – its educational programs, community outreach and, of course, its music – beating, while highlighting and benefiting local artists. A Master’s Collection including works by Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali, Marc Chagall, Joan Miro and Peter Max, as well as many contemporary artists, will also be available for purchase. Local artists have contributed items for the silent and/or live auctions. In addition, area restaurants, hotels, spas and other ‘experiential’ type businesses are invited to donate items for the cause. To learn more, click HERE. Help support local artists and musicians. To attend, Register, CLICK HERE Sponsorships are available and additional information can be found by CLICKING HERE   Also, CLICK HERE    or CLICK HERE  For more information about ‘Symphonia of HeARTs,’ visit www.thesymphonia.org or call (561) 376-3848.


December 3 to 6-OUTshine December Film Festival

The OUTshine December Festival will be called the “Fort Lauderdale Virtual Edition” and includes a special Drive-In Movie Night at Pier 66 in Fort Lauderdale on December 4. Festival Program and Ticket Packages go live/on-sale on November 13. This festival will include 18 brand new feature films, 2 winner repeats from August, 2 throwback films plus 3 shorts programs; ALL films will be released together at midnight on December 3. The virtual festival will be open to ALL of FLORIDA!  For more info., CLICK HERE


December 4- Hanukkah Begins




December 4-Every Friday Farmer’s Market in Wellington

November 6-Fridays from 5pm to 9pm (excluding Christmas and New Year’s Day) until March 26-All along the waterfront of the newly constructed Town Center Promenade-Every Friday find fresh farm-to-fork produce, baked goods, nuts, herbs, sauces, spices, dairy, meat, cheese, oils, jams, flowers, soaps, local Florida honey and more. Stroll the waterfront, have a glass of wine and shop. At 12150 Forest Hill Blvd.,  Wellington  For info:  CLICK HERE or call  561-279-0907



December 5 and 6-Museum of Discovery & Science to RE-Open Today

MODS will be reopening to the public with limited hours only on the weekends. The Museum will officially resume full daily operations starting with Noon Year’s Eve Celebration on December 31. Thank you for your understanding, trust and support during these exceptional times. We look forward to welcoming you back! Open on these upcoming dates: December 12-13,  December 19-20 ● December 26-27, Saturdays: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. ● Sundays: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.  Museum of Discovery and Science | 401 SW 2nd St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312   mods.org Phone: 954-467-6637


December 5 to January 1-Visit Delray’s Famous 100 Ft. Christmas Tree

One of the best trees in the USA; For 26 years, Delray residents and visitors alike have marveled at the Famous 100 Ft Christmas Tree.
In 2016, it was named by Travel & Leisure the best Tree in the state of Florida, right up there with the trees at Rockefeller Center and the White House. Building the tree is a month-long community event that brings together people of all ages and all walks of life. Note: This year the Tree interior will be closed due to COVID-19, however visitors can still come and marvel at the light and joy this massive tree brings to the season.




December 6- Boca Raton Toy Drive

10am to 1pm- New & Unwrapped Toys; Drop Off location: Sugar Sand Park, 300 S. Military Trail, Boca Raton 33486  More info:  BocaRatonToyDrive.com 



December 8-FREE meals for military heroes at Pollo Tropical one day each month

Military heroes can eat FREE at Pollo Tropical one day each month. The chain is honoring active duty military and veterans in Florida with a free quarter chicken dinner with two sides on the second Tuesday of each month. Just bring your ID to get the free eats in restaurants or the drive-thru. The offer is not valid on mobile orders or delivery. Pollo Tropical marinates its chicken in citrus juices and spices for 24 hours and then grills it on an open fire. Choices for sides include Caesar salad, fried sweet plantains, yellow rice with vegetables and balsamic tomatoes, among other options. A cilantro garlic sauce is offered, too. Contact Pollotropical.com for more and CLICK HERE  info.,  Location may vary.


December 10-Science of the Hanukkah Dreidel (Virtual Event)

10 a.m.-Celebrate Hanukkah with Museum of Discovery & Science (MODS) in a special dreidel making event; The kit materials are included in the registration. Pick-up your Dreidel Kit at MODS and join us on Zoom for an interactive workshop and demonstration of the forces that set your dreidel spinning! Museum members: $5;  Non-members: $9.95  Museum of Discovery and Science | 401 SW 2nd St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312   mods.org Phone: 954-467-6637



December 10-LinkedIn – Job Seekers; New Year, New Job

12 noon to 12:30pm-Free Zoom Session: What to do this month to gain an edge as you transition into the New Year. This is not the month to sit back – in fact, HR thrives on this month! Join our Founder, Debbie Wemyss, to learn why December can be the most important month for job seekers. Must register to receive replay link – space is limited, Register now! LINK: https://dwcs-li-newyearnewjob.eventbrite.com

To see all of the December webinars, CLICK HERE



December 11- Greater Pompano Beach Holiday Boat Parade

7pm-A “Salute” to our First Responders and Essential Workers-Enter your boats for FREE, Prizes for best boats, book a group on the Chamber Boat, Volunteer, be a sponsor, Enter the Poster Contest, Donate an unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots–For more info:  www.PompanoBeachChamber.com    Contact: 954-941-2940 or info@nullPompanoBeachChamber.com





December 11-Milagro Center Will Hold its First-Ever Virtual Mega Holiday Marketplace

8 a.m. to 8 p.m.-The marketplace will feature 100 items contributed from our local business community to the Milagro (which means “miracle” in Spanish) Center — a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping Delray Beach’s most economically challenged and at-risk youth succeed in school and in life. During the 12-hour Marketplace, the Milagro Center will be offering its loyal donors, supporters, friends and the community-at-large the opportunity to shop online on the Center’s website to purchase a wide range of gift cards, gift certificates and small items donated by local businesses. Local contributions to the Marketplace include restaurant gift certificates, gift baskets, fitness classes, bowling parties, water park admissions, arcade tickets, massages, arts/entertainment passes, training sessions, wine samplings, sports memorabilia, hotel stays, rounds of golf and golf lessons. A hundred percent of the proceeds of the marketplace will benefit Milagro’s underserved children and teens. Sales of items will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Proceeds from the Milagro  Marketplace will support the center’s programs addressing the academic, social and emotional needs of Delray Beach’s underserved children ages 6-18 through the center’s after-school programs. A full list of available items will be listed soon on the Milagro Center’s website, www.milagrocenter.org. The Milagro Center is located at 695 Auburn Avenue in Delray Beach. For more information about the Milagro Center’s Virtual Mega Holiday Marketplace or the center in general, visit our website or call 561-279-2970.


December 12- Christmas Near the Beach

Save the Date: 4pm in Hollywood, FL


December 12 and 13-the 9th Annual Brazilian Festival

For all the details:  www.BrazilianFestival.org


December 13- Florida Intergenerational Orchestra Virtual Holiday Concert

3 pm- Zoom and Facebook Virtual Holiday Concert. Play-along and Sing Along with our musicians:  James L Gaskill, violin and Shana Sear Gaskill, cello. Bob Field, piano, Lorraine Marks Field, viola and shhhhhh North Pole Surprise.  Dust off your instruments….You are all invited to Participate virtually from the comfort of your home😀🕎🎄    Contact strings4all@nullaol.com for more info and Zoom code, sheet music and sing-along songs. (Our unique orchestra encourages and promotes closer relationships between the generations. Our orchestra has musicians from ages 9 to 90.  http://www.flioa.org/  For more info. contact: 561-922-3134 or strings4all@nullaol.com



December 17-JFS Gala Virtually Presents The Tonight Show with Special Guest Jason Alexander  (“George” on Seinfeld)

7pm-Your Gala Experience will include: Gala in a Box filled with goodies, “TV Dinners delivered to all Sponsors the after noon before the event, Interactive “Change the Channel” cocktail party, Silent & Live Auction, and more-Make your Reservations Today:  www.ralesjfs.org/gala   More more info. or sponsorship contact Jill Waldman at 561-852-5013 or jillw@nullralesjfs.org or Nicole at 561-852-3360






December 17-LinkedIn-  Get Engaged This Holiday

noon to 12:30pm- (Free Zoom online) Not the “Will you marry me?” kind of engagement, but specific engagement strategies you can use right now – during December – to take your LinkedIn relationships from beginning to continuing. Join Dayve Gabbard, VP of Operations, to learn winning ways that you can start today. Must register to receive replay link – space is limited, Register now;  For more info. and to Register, CLICK HERE

To see all of the December webinars, CLICK HERE

December 19- Drive-in Movie;  “Elf” 

$15 per car-Gates open at 4:30pm; Movie starts at 6pm. Cars must be in place by 5:30pm;  Santa, Mrs. Claus and the elves will be on-hand to greet movie goers from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Held at Legacy Place in Palm Beach Gardens-All proceeds benefiting the Palm Beach Gardens Police & Fire Foundation Annual Joy Drive. Reservations Necessary – For more information and To Reserve, CLICK HERE



December 23-LinkedIn – The Gift of Recommendations

noon to 12:30pm-Just in time! This is a great way to honor your valued 1st level Connections – let the world know how good they really are. An unsolicited, unexpected Recommendation can truly add merit to a LinkedIn member profile. Viewers want to know… all sorts of things to validate the member’s expertise. Join Dayve Gabbard, VP of Operations, to learn our proven best practices.
Must register to receive replay link – space is limited, Register now!
LINK: https://dwcs-li-giftofrecommendations.eventbrite.com          To see all of the December webinars, CLICK HERE



December 29 -LinkedIn – 2020 It’s a Wrap!

Join the DWCS Team as we discuss the trends, shifts, and changing landscape of social media with an eye on LinkedIn – of course! We’ll share some tips on what’s to come in 2021 – don’t miss this! Must register to receive replay link – space is limited, Register now!
LINK: https://dwcs-li-itsawrap.eventbrite.com To see all of the webinars that had occurred in the month of December, CLICK HERE


                                           JANUARY 2021


January 19 to February 9-Tap Dance for Adults

Tuesdays: 5:30- 7:00; Instructor: Joanne DiPrizio   Dates: 1/19/21 – 2/9/21 (4 weeks);  2/16/21 – 3/9/21 (4 weeks);  3/23/21 – 4/13/21 (4 weeks); 4/20/21 – 5/11/21 (4 weeks); Cost $60 per 4 week session- pay in advance) Price $20 pay day of class;  A 4 week course concentrating on the basics of tap for adults held at Lake Worth Playhouse-  Questions, email Cathy Randazzo Olsen at cathy@nulllakeworthplayhouse.org   To Register, CLICK HERE Or for more information, visit our website, CLICK HERE Lake Worth Playhouse | 713 Lake Ave, Lake Worth Beach, FL 33460



January 21 to February 25-Audition Prep for Adults

Thursdays: 5:00- 6:00; Instructor: Cathy Randazzo Olsen   Dates: 1/21/21 – 2/25/21 (6 weeks);  3/25/21 – 4/29/21 (6 weeks);  3/23/21 – 4/13/21 (4 weeks); 4/20/21 – 5/11/21 (4 weeks); Cost $150 per 6 week session- pay in advance)  A 6 week course concentrating on audition preparation for musical theater for adults held at Lake Worth Playhouse-  Questions, email Cathy Randazzo Olsen at cathy@nulllakeworthplayhouse.org   To Register, CLICK HERE Or for more information, visit our website, CLICK HERE Lake Worth Playhouse | 713 Lake Ave, Lake Worth Beach, FL 33460



January 21 to February 11-Musical Theater Jazz for Adults

Thursdays: 6:00- 7:00; Instructor: Lara Palmer   Dates: 1/21/21 – 2/11/21 (4 weeks); 2/18/21 – 3/11/21 (4 weeks); 3/25/21 – 4/15/21 (4 weeks); 4/22/21 – 5/13/21 (4 weeks);
Cost $60 per 4 week session- pay in advance) Price $20 pay day of class;  A 4 week course concentrating on musical theater jazz for adults held at Lake Worth Playhouse-  Questions, email Cathy Randazzo Olsen at cathy@nulllakeworthplayhouse.org   To Register, CLICK HERE Or for more information, visit our website, CLICK HERE Lake Worth Playhouse | 713 Lake Ave, Lake Worth Beach, FL 33460