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Weekly Community Events

Come Join Us At The Italian American Club of Hollywood - For an evening of good food, good music and friendly faces. We have monthly dinner dances on the third Saturday of the month where a good time is had by all. All inclusive price includes music and a 3 course dinner followed by coffee and dessert. BYOB!! When: Saturday, December 21, 2019, BYOB! From 7:00 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30 p.m.) Entertainment by the ever popular Joe Spitale, at our hall located at 700 South Dixie Highway, Hollywood, FL. (Ample free parking), $35 for non-members. Dinner Choices: Baked Ham or Baked Salmon. Call Paula: (954) 444-9883. Or: (954) 920-4013 for reservations. You're only a stranger once!

 Toy Collection - For Our Childhood Cancer Heroes. Kids battling cancer spend weeks to months at a time in the hospital. Won’t you help us bring them some joy this holiday season by donating a new unwrapped toy? For more information contact the North Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce 16901 NE 19th Ave., Suite A, North Miami Beach, FL 33162, or call 305-944-8500.

Coin & Collectibles Show - 01/05/19 at Hollywood Rotary Club, 2349 Taylor Street. 10AM - 3PM. (954) 558-5108.

Dania Beach Concerts, Comedy & Events - South Florida’s newest casino, The Casino at Dania Beach is also the newest hotspot for world-class entertainment. The biggest names in music and comedy have a new place to call home. That means you can see the world’s greatest entertainers right in your backyard. Here is a list of future shows: Gangrel’s Wrestling Asylum Toy Drive Dec 14th, and many more. To purchase tickets by phone please call 844.954.SHOW.

Learn Tennis - Challenge yourself while having a great time on the court! Campers are required to bring their own racquet and water bottle. Tennis camp is open to children ages 6-16. When: December 23, 2019 - January 3, 2020, Morning Session 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Afternoon Session 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Where: Founders Park Aventura 3105 NE 190 Street. For additional information regarding camps, please contact the Aventura Community Recreation Center at 305-466-3883.

Hey, Hey, Hey! - The temperatures may not feel fall-like yet, but you can go all autumnal at multiple parks during the 2019-2020 Family Hayride & Campfire Series, now under way. Schedules vary by park, but they’re all from 6:30 to 9PM and cost $3.50/person for ages 3 and up. That includes one hayride through the park and a bag of goodies to make s’mores with around the campfire afterward. T.Y. (Topeekeegee Yugnee) Park (3300 N Park Rd., Hollywood 33021; 954-357-8811) – Dec. 20th, Jan. 31st, Feb. 28th. Preregistration and prepayment are required, either at the park office or by visiting

• Hallandale Symphonic Pops Orchestra - Gershwin & Jazz Vocals March 10th, 7:30pm. The performances will be held at the Hollywood Central Performing Arts Center 1770 Monroe St. Hollywood. For Tickets call (954) 624-6829.

Jewish Social Club for retirees and seniors - back by popular demand! The Café Chai Winter Series will take place every month from November through April, on the first Thursday.  Exact dates are: Dec 5, Jan 2, Feb 6, Mar 5 and Apr 2. It will begin at 12:30 PM at the Hallandale Cultural Community Center – 410 SE 3rd St. Admission is free, donations are welcome. Reservations required, email or call 305-770-4540.

There's "Snow" Place like the City this Winter! - Celebrate winter break Florida style at the Aventura Community Recreation Center where campers ages 5-14 make new friends and enjoy a variety of activities such as sports, art, science, fitness, and much more! When: December 23, 2019 - January 3, 2020 - 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (There will be no camp on December 25, 2019 and January 1, 2020.) Where: Aventura Community Recreation Center 3375 NE 188 Street. For additional information regarding camps, please contact the Aventura Community Recreation Center at 305-466-3883.

Rotary Club of Hallandale Beach Aventura - The group meets every Wednesday at 12:00 at Blu Bar & Grill at the Hemispheres Oceanside. Please call for information and events 954-454-2080 (leave a message) or email

Kiwanis Club of Hallandale Beach - The group meets the second and fourth Thursday at Noon at Las Vegas Cuban Cuisine at 1727 East Hallandale Beach Blvd. Join in their efforts to support our local youth. For more information, please call: (954) 907-2392.

Classic Albums Live - Jim Hendrix are your experienced? Saturday December 7th atThe Casino at Dania Beach. Tickets are on sale now. Classic Albums Live performs note for note and cut for cut some of the greatest rock albums ever made. Relying only the music, without all the gimmickry and cheesy impersonations, Classic Albums Live uses some of the world’s best musicians to re-create live productions of landmark recordings that you’ll fall in love with all over again. This Concert includes all the songs from the legendary album "Are You Experienced ?", among many other Hendrix classics . Get your tickets today for one of rock's most legendary albums played to perfection live at Stage 954! For ticket information go to

Annual Carnival March 5th thru March 8th - Mark your calendar for the hottest spring event in Hollywood, LITTLE FLOWER CATHOLIC CHURCH & SCHOOL’S 20TH ANNUAL CARNIVAL, including Midway carnival rides for all ages, carnival games and prizes, auction tent, raffle, live entertainment and delicious international food court and bar. Free admission. Session ride bracelets and ticket sheets for sale on-site. Little Flower Catholic Church, on US-1 just North of Hollywood Blvd. 1805 Pierce Street, Hollywood, FL 33020, (954) 922-3517.

Ongoing Community Events Each Month:

• We're Back Aging Gracefully - Every Tuesday & Thursday 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. The City of Dania Beach hosts adult coloring, art therapy, bingo, bridge, dominos, enhance fitness, movies, poker and basic computer classes. The event will take place at C.W. Thomas park 100 Northwest 8th Avenue in Dania Beach. For more information, call: (954) 924-3692. Or visit:

• The Walkers Club - Every Monday & Wednesday from 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. The walks will be held at Thomas Park, 100 Northwest 8th Avenue, Frost Park, 300 Northeast 2nd Street, in Dania Beach as well as PJ Meli Park, 2998-2850 Southwest 52nd Street, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33312.

• The Aventura – N. Miami Beach Lions Club welcomes you, your family and friends to join us, we meet every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at 12 noon, at Duffy’s Sports Grill, 3969 NE 163rd Street, Sunny Isles Beach, Fl. 33160. Join us in food, fun, friendship, and service to others. For more information please call Carmen Gomez at (954) 850-1407”.

Volunteer Instructors Needed - Do you enjoy engaging with older adults? Do you believe all people should strive as they age? Do you have experience in understanding the internet and e-mails? Want to have a positive impact on others by teaching them skills to enhance their lives? Call the South Florida Institute of Aging at: (954) 484-7117 Extension: 7 for more information.

Funtastic Fridays For Kids - A free event series, features Mama Clown and Friends, a 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 at:

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.

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 Northwest 69th Avenue, Hollywood, Florida 33024, for info, call: (954) 309-5751. Member of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.

Diabetes Support Group - Join us for 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.

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