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• “We would love for you to join us for bible study and worship” Wednesdays at 7:30PM Saturdays at 5PM Spanish, 6:30PM English Located: 1000 Foster Rd, Hallandale FL 33009. Text or call for more info. 305-992-9537 www.twave.tv, www.calvarybroward.org, Calvary Chapel Broward - Hallandale - Pastor Vic Batista

• Italian-American Civic League of Broward County. Holiday Dinner Dance Saturday December 15th, 7PM - 10:30PM. The menu is Salad/Bread, pasta Course, Baked Ham or Baked Fish, Potato / Vegetable, Coffee & Shared Desserts. Music by Joe Spitale. Reservations after Wed. Dec. 12th will incur a $5.00 late fee. Call Paula (954) 444-9883 or Club (954) 920-4043 for reservations. Dinner donations: Members $30.00, Guest $35.00. Menu Subject to change.

• Women In Business Holiday Mixer December 18, 2018 5:00-7:00 PM at Portrait Deluxe 409 W. Hallandale Beach Blvd. inHallandale Beach. Members please come with unwrapped gift toy Members $10 without unwrapped gift toy Guest $15 with unwrapped gift toy. For more information www.hallandalebeachchamber.org.

• Aventura Sunny Isles & The Beach – Meet Up Event for Singles & Mingles 50+ in Aventura Mall, Date: Wed., December 19, 2018: Venue: The Grill On the Alley, 19501 Biscayne Bl., Aventura, Fl (in the Aventura Mall), free parking or valet. Bringing Friendly Singles Together – Happy Hours Prices for Drinks and Appetizers! Later enjoy the amenities at the Mall. Time: 5PM – to 7PM. For more info call 305-868-2141.

• Suicide Loss Support Group Hollywood Cultural & Community Center, 1301 S. Ocean Drive, Hollywood FL. 33019 - 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM. Parking passes available; (Tell receptionist you are with our group and she will issue a pass.). Groups meet the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays of the month.

• Funtastic Fridays For Kids: A free event series, features Mama Clown and Friends, bounce house, face painting, DJ & outdoor movie every Friday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at ArtsPark in Downtown Hollywood. Call: (954) 921-3404. Or visit our web-site: www.downtownhollywood.com

• Rotary Club of Hallandale Beach-Aventura meets every Wednesday at 12:15 in Brio Tuscan Grille in the Village at Gulfstream Park.

• Kiwanis Club of Hallandale Beach meets the second and fourth Thursday at Noon at Brio Tuscan Grille in Gulfstream Village. 600 Silks Run. Join in our efforts to support our local youth. For more information please call 954-907-2392.

• Step Into Enlightenment Vedanta - Philosophy - Meditation. For people who have illnesses such as cancer, pain, lack, headaches, depression, insomnia. Every 1st & 3rd Saturday of the month. Located at Hollywood Beach, 10:00 a.m. Sharp! Required: Cushion, notebook, text book. For more details, call (754) 703-4815 & to register.

• Memorial Senior Partners Hollywood Beach Culture & Community Center. 1301 South Ocean Drive, Hollywood, Florida 33019. 954-924-2954. Yoga class with Carol Parvati Cohen You will need your own mat & towel. $10 for members, non-members pay additional $5. Tuesday 2:00 p.m. Friday 10:45 a.m.

• Join us for a weekly one hour class. No artistic ability necessary. But if you would like to improve your memory, concentration, eye-hand co-ordination, reduce stress and anxiety — this is the class for you! Excellent outlet for artistic inner self. Appropriate for recovering stroke victims. MEMORIAL SENIOR PARTNERS @ Hollywood Cultural Center, 1301 So. Ocean Drive, Hollywood Beach. Every Monday 10:00-11:00 AM. Members $7, non-members $12. For more info call: 954-665-4393.

• Aventura N. Miami Lions Club meets at Brios Restaurant in Gulfstream Village, on the 2nd & 3rd Tuesday of the month. Please RSVP Carmen Gomez at: (954) 850-1407 to attend our meeting.

• Business Networking Event sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Hollywood - meets every Tuesday for lunch at Orangebrook Golf and Country Club 400 Entrada Drive, Hollywood, FL 33021.
 
• Spanish lessons every Tuesday at the Hollywood Beach Culture and Community Center, located at 1301 S. Ocean Dr., Hollywood. Tuesdays 11:30 & Wednesdays 10 am, $8.00 per class. (954) 921-3600.

ONGOING:
AVENTURA:
• Aventura Hospital Volunteer Program Opportunities. If you are looking for a challenging volunteer position, Aventura Hospital has many to offer. Patient Escort, Surgical Waiting Room, Human Resources, Mail Room, Front Desk and Dietary. Please contact Volunteer Office 305 682-7391.

TUESDAYS:
• The Aventura/North Miami Beach Lions Club meets every Tuesday at 12 noon at: “Brio Restaurant in Hallandale Beach - Village at Gulfstream Park, 600 Silk Run, Suite 1205, Hallandale Beach, 33009.  Join us for food, fun, friendship and service to others. For information, please call Carmen Gomez at: (954) 850-1407.
 
MULTIPLE DAYS:
• Aventura Hospital Volunteer Program Opportunities. If you are looking for a challenging volunteer position, Aventura Hospital has many to offer. Patient Escort, Surgical Waiting Room, Human Resources, Mail Room, Front Desk and Dietary. Please contact Richelle, Volunteer Services 305 682-7391.

• Bereavement Support Group - For loss of a loved one, 12:30 p.m. 2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month. For info, call: (954) 924-2954.

• Toastmasters - Hollywood Toastmasters Club. Become the speaker and leader you want to be. Every Monday at 7:00 p.m. at Driftwood Community Center 3000 NW 69th Ave, Hollywood, FL 33024, for info, call: (954) 309-5751. Member of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.

• Zumba with Jane, Hollywood Bch Community Center, 1301 South Ocn. Dr., Hollywood, Florida 33019. Friday 8:30 - 9:30 a.m., $6 per class. Open to public, no membership fees. Call Jane at: (860) 961-1887. Janepilliod.zumba.com. jipctfl@yahoo.com. ZumbawithJane@facebook.
 
BROWARD COUNTY:
WEDNESDAYS:
• The Memorial Cancer Institute, in coordination with the Leukemia Lymphoma Society, offering a free, educational support group for leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma patients and their caregivers. This group meets on the second Wednesday evening of every month at Memorial Hospital West, 703 North Flamingo Road. Pre-registration is required. For more information, call the Leukemia Lymphoma Society at: (954) 961-3234. 
 
• Gilda's Club of South Florida: Offers emotional & social support to you and your family, free of charge if you're affected by cancer, you're not alone.  Info on membership & activities, contact: vilma@gildasclubsouthflorida.org. Call: (954) 763-6776. Or visit: www.gildasclubflorida.org.
 
SATURDAYS:
• U.S. Submarine Vets, Inc.,: Pelican Harbor Base invites qualified submarines to its meetings 3rd Saturday every month at 1 p.m. Located in the VFW post in Fort Lauderdale, 350 Southwest 25th Street. Call Commander Bill Vasquez at: (954) 341-7821 Or call Secretary Jim Roese at: (954) 961-3181.
 
• Bluegrass jams  - Every Saturday from 3 p.m. till 6 p.m.. Come play or listen at the Lake Forest Volunteer Fire station, 3800 Southwest 41st Avenue in West Park, free. For info, call: (954) 600-8958.
 
MULTIPLE DAYS:
• Bridge Games at the Fort Lauderdale Bridge Club, 700 Northeast 6th Terrace, daily at 12:30 p.m. and Sunday at 1:00 p.m.  Non-life master point games Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at 12:30 p.m.  Social games Monday and Thursday at 12 noon.  Also: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday night games. Lunch available at 11:30 a.m.  Call: (954) 761-1577.
  
HALLANDALE BEACH:
MONDAYS:
• Tri-City Lions Club, meets 2nd Monday of each month.  Piccadilly Cafeteria, 4500 Hollywood Blvd. Call Lion Nina Loaiza: (954) 600-0306 Or Pres. Emily Scavo: (954) 458-2813.
  
TUESDAYS:
• Belly Dance With Sandi!  Every Tuesday, 11:45-12:45, held at Memorial Sr. Partners, 1301 South Ocean Drive. $5.00 members/ $8.00 nonmembers (All ages, all stages! Fun! Fun! Fun!).
  
WEDNESDAYS:
• The Rotary Club of Hallandale Beach-Aventura meets every Wednesday at 12:15 PM at  Brio Restaurant in Gulf-stream Park. Join the world’s largest service organization. For information contact Susan at: (954) 454-1444.
  
THURSDAYS:
• Paint With Sandi!  Every Thursday morning, 9:15- 11:30... I teach a different demo every week!  $10 for members, Memorial Sr. Partners, 1301 South Ocean Drive, Hollywood. (305 978-6701).
 
• Hallandale Beach Kiwanis Club meeting held every 2nd & 4th Thursday, noon at Brio Tuscan Grille 600 Silks Run, Hallandale Beach at the Villages of Gulfstream Park. For info about the Kiwanis Club contact Joe Kessel at: (305) 496-2770.
 
FRIDAYS:
 • 1st Tuesday of every month. Spirit Drumming - Come drum to the beat of your spirit the first Tuesday of every month at The Unitarian Fellowship of South Florida located at 1812 Roosevelt Street, Hollywood, FL 33020.  The drum circle will be held outside around the fire pit (weather permitting) or indoors. For more information, please call (954) 292-1581.
 
• The Memorial Senior Partners is offering Spanish Lessons on Tuesdays, Basic at 10.45 and Continuation of Basic at 11.45. The cost is $5.00 per hour. This is an ongoing Program. 1301 S. Ocean Dr., Hollywood. Please call : 954-924-2954. 
 
• Bring Your Bellies & Bodies,  Belly Dance With Sandi, 12;00-1:00, held at Hollywood Beach Culture And Community Center 1301 South Ocean Dr.,Hollywood Memorial Sr. Partners members: $7.00, nonmembers:$12.00.  Bring a hip scarf and "Let's Shimmy!"
 
• Hollywood Kiwanis Club meets every Tuesday, at noon at Orangebrook Country Club Restaurant. We have informative speakers each week, who let us know about our community and many other venues. We are a volunteer organization, helping kids and our community. Each year we donate over $25,000 in scholarships and support "Horses for the Handicapped." Please feel free to join us and be our guest for lunch. Call Saide Taie: (954) 915-4756 or just come any Tuesday. 
 
• The Hollywood Rotary Club meets each Tuesday at noon for lunch at our clubhouse on North 24th Avenue, 3 blocks north of Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood. Call Bob Lewis for information at: (954) 921-2345, or come any Tuesday. 
 
• Tuesdays: Raja Yoga Meditation--Free Classes--enjoy the peace and love within.10:15-11:30 & 6:30 - 7:30 Dania Beach Library, Sat 12-1, 1 Park Ave. E, Dania Beach, FL 33004. Call Roz at: (954) 962-7447. 
 
• Pre-natal Yoga: Helps expectant mothers to prepare for childbirth by strengthening and stretching specific muscles. Memorial Regional Hospital Fitness and Rehabilitation Center offers a 1-hour Pre-Natal Yoga class every Tuesday starting at 5:30 p.m. A physician's consent is required to participate. The first class is free and future classes are included with full gym membership or can be purchased at a discounted rate. For information, call: (954) 985-5800. 
 
• Anxiety & Depression Survival Skills (Co-ed)  Wed. 2pm-3pm. A weekly support group for adults suffering from anxiety and depression to gain strategies to cope more effectively with life. Meets n Hollywood.  $75/month payable in advance.  Call Dena  954-920-5020
 
• Ladies’ Nite In - Recovery 4 Women Tele-Group   Wed. 9pm-10pm. A weekly group for women who are clean and sober for 5 months or longer.  Join other women on this journey to a more significant recovery – a Recovery of Self!   Attend from the comfort of your home each Wednesday by telephone. $75/month payable in advance.  Call Dena  954-920-5020.
 
• Hollywood Women's Club:  All are welcome to join, come and make new friends. In addition to cultural and social meetings, we raise funds for charitable projects and participate in civic affairs. Address: 501 North 14th Avenue, Hollywood. Second Wednesday of the Month at 7 p.m., call: (954) 925-9394.
 
• Learn English now: Need a high school diploma to get a better job or enter college? South Broward Community School offers adults the opportunity to learn English in an ongoing ESOL class and GED prep for adults.  Students must take a required placement test before beginning the class. An annual activity fee of $10 and a $15 testing fee applies. Annual tuition $30, annual activity fee card $10. Testing is on Monday at 5:30 p.m. is the GED class and Wednesday evening at 5:30 p.m. is the ESOL class. South Broward Community School is located at 1901 N. Federal Hwy in Hollywood, 4 blocks south of Sheridan Street on Harding Street and US-1. For further information, please call the South Broward Community School at: (754) 323-1900.
 
• Women Professionals Power Lunch Tele-Group   Thurs. Noon-1pm. Strategize, work on personal and professional development, create balance and move forward in life and work with greater success. Conveniently from anywhere, meet 1st & 3rd Thurs each month by Telephone. $50/month payable in advance.  Call Coach Dena  954-920-5020
  
• Caring for Caregivers Tele-Group - Thursdays 9pm-10pm. A twice monthly group providing support, information, strategies, skills and resources for caregivers. Meeting 1st & 3rd Thurs conveniently by telephone, $40/month. Call Dena: 954-920-5020.
 
 • The South Florida Depression Glass Club meets on the third Thursday of the month at 7:30 p.m. at the Hollywood Multi-Purpose Adult Center, 2030 Polk Street, Hollywood. Please call: (954) 964-8073 for more information.
 
• American Legion Post 92 - 211 North 21st Avenue, Hollywood. The ladies Auxiliary has bingo every Thursday night beginning at 6:00 p.m. Food available. For further information, please call: (954) 923-2760.
 
• Every Thursday: An OjimaReiki empowerment circle is open to the public. It is from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Hollywood Beach Culture and Community Center, 1301 South Ocean Drive, on A1A, just south of the Hollywood Boulevard bridge. The circle is hosted by Reiki masters and Holistic Life Coaches Gilbert and Mary Lou Cruz. Everyone is invited to attend; a $5 donation to the OjimaLifeWorks scholarship fund is suggested. For more information, call: (954) 381-2418 Or visit: www.ojimalifeworks.com.
 
• Who's In Control?  Anger Group   Fridays 10am-11am. Anger is a normal response in certain situations.  It is how we respond that is important.  This group will help you understand what anger is, how it affects your body and health, gain strategies & skills to effectively control your anger.  Meeting weekly for 12 weeks in Hollywood. $75/ per 4-week month. Call Dena   954-920-5020.
 
• Fantastic Fridays For Kids: A free event series, features Mama Clown and Friends, bounce house, face painting, DJ & outdoor movie every friday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at ArtsPark in Downtown Hollywood. Call: (954) 921-3404. Or visit our web-site: www.downtownhollywood.com
 
• Second Saturday of every month. Looking for a great way to spend your Saturday night? Wanting something fun, yet inexpensive?  Look no further!  Join us every month on the 2nd Saturday for our Dead Poet's & Other Friends Open Mic.  We tend to have a ton of great entertainers turn out for our event.  Where else can you go on a Saturday night, spend $2, get one soft drink (or water), as much popcorn as you want, and great entertainment?  We have everything from musicians, poets, story tellers, comedians, and more!  Feel the urge to get up and show your talents off? Then just let one of the volunteers know. They will be glad to add you to the line up.  So join us the 2nd Saturday of every month at The Unitarian Fellowship of South Florida located at 1812 Roosevelt Street, Hollywood, FL 33020 from 7:30PM until  the last performer leaves the stage for a night of fun!  For more  information please call (954) 300-1812.
 
• Creative Woman Workshops   Saturdays 9:30am-4:30pm,  4 week Series. A series of 4 full-day workshops to help women become economically self-sustaining - designed to educate women, who are out of work or have limited income, with ways to earn money through money literacy, creative projects & social entrepreneurship. Meeting weekly in Hollywood.  $250 (Lunch and educational materials included). Limited partial scholarships may be available.  Call Dena  954-920-5020.
 
MULTIPLE DAYS:
 • Diabetes Support Groups - Memorial Regional Hospital South, 3600 Washington Street, Hollywood, 3rd floor of the hospital. Groups meet every 3rd Thursday at 1:00 pm and the 4th Wednesday at 6:00 p.m., December meeting has been postponed and will resume in January, for more info, call: (954) 518-5275.
 
• Joseph Meyerhoff/Southeast Focal Point Senior Center: On Taft Street in  Hollywood offers free classes for Seniors 60+. Classes include Yoga, Tai Chi, Meditation, Current Events, Painting, Jewelry Making, Brain Aerobics, Bridge, Defensive Driving and more. Bus transportation provided. We also take seniors on special trips to restaurants, museums and shows. THERE IS SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE! There is also a separate adult day care program for seniors who are frail or have Alzheimer's. For more information, please call Janet at: (954) 966-9805.
 
 • Laughter Yoga – "World Peace through Laughter"; Free; 8:30 a.m.; TY Park (Pavilion 4) Park Road and Sheridan Street; www.zeblaru.com for directions and more information or call: (954) 989-3774. 
 
• Mended Hearts Chapter 161: A support group for heart patients and their families will meet at Memorial Regional Hospital, 3501 Johnson Street, Hollywood at 12:00 p.m. rap discussion, meeting to follow at 1:00 p.m. Also: Satellite meeting at 1:00 p.m. at Memorial Hospital West. Mended Hearts is affiliated with the American Heart Association. Speaker, refreshments, free. For more information, please call James Gauck at: 954-608-4227.
 
• Diabetes? Join a free location diabetes support group! Learn how to use your body weight and your daily self-monitored blood sugars to check your diabetes prescription. See how to improve your blood sugar control.  Hands-on experience will be through personal computers provided for each participant every Tuesday 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Hollywood Beach Culture and Community Center 1301 South Ocean Drive, Hollywood. For more info: (954) 270-2662.
  
• Low cost pre-school South Broward Learning Center 6:30 A.M. to 6:30 P.M. Serving ages 2 - 5. Breakfast, lunch and snack provided, call: (954) 924-3611.
 
• Come join us for Kundalini Yoga.These ancient teachings are designed to give you a hands-on approach to experiencing your deepest emotions and highest consciousness. Relax, stretch, breathe and meditate.  Your instructor, Jiwan Kaur is certified and trained by KRI.  Classes are Monday nights 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. and thursday mornings 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. at Temple Beth El, 1351 South 14th Avenue, Hollywood. For more information, please call: (954) 445-6775.
 
• Joseph Meyerhoff/Southeast Focal Point Senior Center: On Taft Street in  Hollywood offers free classes for Seniors 60+. Classes include Yoga, Tai Chi, Meditation, Current Events, Painting, Jewelry Making, Brain Aerobics, Bridge, Defensive Driving and more. Bus transportation provided. We also take seniors on special trips to restaurants, museums and shows. THERE IS SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE! There is also a separate adult day care program for seniors who are frail or have Alzheimer's. For more information, please call Janet at: (954) 966-9805.

NORTH MIAMI BEACH:

• Exercise class – North Miami Beach. 9 a.m., Monday-Wednesday-Friday. Gym and Pool. $15 for three weeks. All welcome. Call: (305) 948-2926.

• Seniors vs. Crime is a special project of the Attorney General's Office of the State of Florida with 35 offices throughout the state. Trained volunteers will provide free assistance to the elderly (or any adult) who might have been scammed or victimized by contractors or other unscrupulous businesses. Visit the local office at the North Miami Beach Police Station, 16901 NE 19th Ave., open 10 a.m - 2 p.m. Mon.-Wed., call for appointment: (305) 948-2955. Visit: www.seniorsvscrime.com.


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