May 10, 2021

Weekly calendar: Community and entertainment events beginning May 5

2nd annual Casey Cares Cinco de Mayo virtual 5K, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. May 5. This fundraiser supports uplifting activities and programs for critically ill children and their families in Florida and 6 other states. Participate any time, anywhere, Coral Springs. 954-821-0190. bit.ly/3ns4yQg. $45.

Ocean Expert Exchange: Lionfish invasion, 1:30-2 p.m. May 6. Live webinar with Dr. Katherine Galloway of Nicholls State University. Learn about research on invasive lionfish species via Zoom or YouTube from West Palm Beach. 561-370-7370. angari.org/lionfish-invasion. Free.

Technology FUNdamentals: Technology classes for seniors, 3-4 p.m. May 6 and June 3. Classes are in-person or virtual. Learn how to use your smartphone features and Zoom effectively. Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 959 SE Sixth Ave., Deerfield Beach. 954-421-3146. bit.ly/3sl7gIJ. Free.

Paranormal Investigation at Old Davie School, 7-10 p.m. May 7. Explore with professional investigators from War Party Paranormal to learn about and how to use equipment and techniques. Old Davie School Museum, 6650 Griffin Road, Davie. 954-797-1044. olddavieschool.org. $25-$30.

25th annual Putnam County Spelling Bee: Teen Spring Musical, 8-10 p.m. May 7-8. Can you spell H-I-L-A-R-I-O-U-S? Show has infectious songs and an L-O-L script. Amaturo Theater, Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. 954-462-0222. bit.ly/3tYslcS.

Take Water Taxi to see Fort Lauderdale AirShow, May 8-9. Boats depart 35-45 minutes apart. Discounted price: $19 per adult, children under 5 ride free. See fortlauderdaleairshow.com for drop-zone tickets and book a Water Taxi at watertaxi.com.

Marvin Dixon & 50 Shades of Comedy, 8-10 p.m. May 8. Theme: “For Mothers & Others Edition.” Stage 954, The Casino at Dania Beach, 301 E Dania Beach Blvd., Dania Beach. 954-920-1511. casinodaniabeach.com/entertainment-3 $20-$25.

Israel Independence Day 5K & Challenge, through May 11. Register for $18. See virtual and in-person Israel Days events at jewishpb.org/israeldays or call 561-242-6642. Visit the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County at jewishpalmbeach.org.

Westfield Broward mall events: See “The Black Print” art series through May 12 during mall hours; corner of University Drive and Broward Boulevard. Visit westfield.com/broward.

Yoga In the Park, 9-10 a.m. through May 15. Decrease stress, tone muscle, improve posture, circulation and concentration. Volunteer Park, 12050 W. Sunrise Blvd., Plantation. 954-452-2558. plantation.org. Free.

Christmas in Spring, 10 a.m. through May 15 by appointment. See the Winter Wonderland exhibit with 49 decorated trees. Plantation Historical Museum, 511 N. Fig Tree Lane, Plantation. 954-797-2722. bit.ly/328b84f. Free.

Spring Showcase of original fine art, noon-4 p.m., Tuesday-Sunday through May 15. Artist’s Eye Gallery Boutique, 604 Lucerne Ave., Lake Worth Beach. 561-586-8666. lwartleague.org.

Space-themed photo adventure, open through May 16, Wednesday-Saturday noon-7 p.m., and Sunday during all mall hours. Offers hands-on learning experience for families with kids to learn about space. The Gardens Mall, 3101 PGA Blvd., a mile east of I-95, Palm Beach Gardens. Entrance to the exhibit is $15 per group and all proceeds will be donated to Give Kids the World Village. 561-775-7750.

Judy Levis Krug Boca Raton Jewish Film Festival, daily through May 16. Presented by the Levis JCC features over 50 films, plus Q&A webinars, and more. 561-558-2514. bocajff.org. $4.99-$12 each; link good for 72 hours. Public welcome.

Free Arts! Family Day, noon-4 p.m. May 16. Family fun and interactive art-making activity. Art and Culture Center, 1650 Harrison St., Hollywood. 954-921-3274. artandculturecenter.org. Free admission.

Art Heist Experience, 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday, through May 16, for ages 13-up. Based on a true story of the world’s biggest art caper, this is a true crime walking show. Bring a fully charged cellphone. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. 561-651-4304. kravis.org/events/artheist. $41.50.

You are Here: 42nd annual student art exhibition, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. through May 26. Showcases the works of Broward College’s art students. Rosemary Duffy Larson Gallery, 3501 Davie Road, Davie. 954-201-6843. bit.ly/3fPMPAs. Free.

Beyond the Shimmering Waters: Everglades & Immokalee Photography, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. now through May 28. Experience a visual narrative by Lisette Morales at History Fort Lauderdale, including “A Grandmother’s Prayer.” historyfortlauderdale.org Tickets at bit.ly/3srtys6. Docent guided tours at 1, 2, and 3 p.m. New River Inn, 231 SW Second Ave., Fort Lauderdale. $7-$15.

Spring Inspiration, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. through May 29. Gallery exhibit features bunny sculptures, paintings of rabbits, butterflies and birds, and blown glass. Rosenbaum Contemporary, 150 Yamato Road, Boca Raton. 561-994-9180. rosenbaumcontemporary.com. Free.

Tiago Magro: Inevitable Unknown, art exhibit runs through May. End To End Gallery, 2000 Harrison St., Bay 3, Hollywood. See bit.ly/31d3ntz.

Beauty in the Ordinary, photography exhibit by Giada Robinson. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday through May. Robinson is currently a high school student at Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts. Downtown Library, 400 NW Second Ave., Boca Raton. 561-393-7852. bocalibrary.org. Free.

Guy Harvey Facebook Live sessions, 11-11:30 a.m. Saturdays through May. Features talks and resources online through the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation (GHOF) in Fort Lauderdale. Archived videos online. Virtual from Fort Lauderdale. 800-288-1227. facebook.com/DrGuyHarvey. Free.

ONGOING EVENTS

McCarthy’s Wildlife Sanctuary, ongoing event, with guided tours at 11 a.m., noon and 1 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday by appointment only. Only a limited number of visitors in each group. Call 561-790-2116. No children under 5 permitted. Escorts provided. McCarthy’s Wildlife Sanctuary, 12943 61st St. North, West Palm Beach. $25-$35 a person. mccarthyswildlife.com or follow on Facebook.

Young At Art has relocated and is open mall hours 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays; and 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, Westfield Broward, 8000 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation. Features one-of-a-kind interactive exhibits and programming by South Florida-based artists. $8. Also visit YAA At Home at youngatartmuseum.org for online activities.

Virtual Meditations with Leah Parisian, 8:30-9 a.m. Thursdays from FAU in Boca Raton. 561-297-6494. bit.ly/39Q2snk. Free.

CATCH Kids Club, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Fridays through July 2. Fun, safe, inclusive and engaging activities, powered by FLIPANY. Las Olas Oceanside Park, 3000 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. 954-828-2690. bit.ly/3fc2Vnw. Free.

Friday Night Sound Waves, 6:30-9:30 p.m. weekly through July 2. Bring a beach chair and friend. Las Olas Oceanside Park, 3000 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. 954-828-2690. theloopflb.com/events/fnsw. Free.

Artwalk at Art Attack! 6-10 p.m. Last Saturday of the month through June. Art Attack, 807 NE Fourth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. 754-216-3560. facebook.com/ArtAttackFTL or see artattackftl.com. Free.

Tastiest Appetizer contest, through July 15. Culinary competition presented by the City of Tamarac. Entries are broken down by cuisine types starting with American, continuing with Asian, Caribbean, Italian and wrapping up with Latin. Help support local eateries. See FlavorsOfTamarac.com. Also see bit.ly/3gDcYmv for details.

Yoga, noon-12:45 p.m. Wednesdays through July 28. Low-intensity yoga with Talia Golden, certified instructor, on Zoom from Boca Raton. 561-297-6494. bit.ly/3wzD0MG. Free.

‘The Signing,’ represents the Founding Fathers re-imagined, on view through September, at Boca Raton Museum of Art. Artist Renee Cox dramatically recreates signers of the Constitution with modern-day women and men of color in a 12- by 15-foot photograph intended to deconstruct stereotypes. 561-392-2500. See preview at bocamuseum.org.

First Street Cars & Coffee, 9 a.m.-noon, repeats the third Saturday of the month through Oct. 16. Showcase for luxury and exotic cars. First Baptist Fort Lauderdale, 301 E. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. 954-527-6800. firststreetcarsandcoffee.com. Free.

First Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 16. First Market is an open-air event for families, creatives, vendors, and pets. First Baptist Fort Lauderdale, 301 E. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. 954-831-1113. fbftl.com. Free.

Shark Feedings & more. Feeding times vary through Oct. 26. Sandoway hosts daily feedings, in the center’s 15,000-gallon shark tank. Learn fun and interesting facts about the ocean’s top predators. Sandoway Discovery Center, 142 S. Ocean Blvd., Delray Beach. 561-274-7263. sandoway.org. $8.

New River open air market, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays through December. Browse handmade goods and treats at History Fort Lauderdale’s historic downtown campus. New River Inn, 231 SW Second Ave., Fort Lauderdale. 954-463-4431. historyfortlauderdale.org. Free admission.

Club meeting, 7:30-9 p.m. Monthly on the first Thursday through Dec. 2. Discuss Democratic Party matters and events affecting the community and the nation. Cypress Park, 1300 Coral Springs Drive. 954-637-5210. cspkdems.com. Free.

Las Olas Oceanside Park farmers market, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays through Dec. 25. Find fresh produce, cheese, baked items, plants and handmade goods. Las Olas Oceanside Park, 3000 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. 954-828-2690. bit.ly/2Omg3eP. Free.

Iké Udé: Select Portraits, exhibit runs through January. Color-saturated conceptual photography by Nigerian-born artist brings a new vitality to contemporary portraiture as it addresses notions of identity. See exhibit at nsuartmuseum.org.

Bring Butterflies Back, ongoing daily, weather permitting. Butterfly World features self-guided tours, workshops and lectures with tips on gardening and planting host plants for caterpillars. Watch videos on YouTube at bit.ly/2CuyZ5e. Shop for gifts, plants, ladybugs or pupa. 954-977-4400. Tradewinds Park, 3600 W. Sample Road, Coconut Creek. $22.50-$32.50. butterflyworld.com.

Dancing with Ira Weisburd, 7-9 p.m. Mondays learn Israeli dancing; or practice line dancing 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Balkin and international dancing, 1-3 p.m., Saturdays. Dance workshops online through December. Join at youtube.com/user/iraweisburd, from Kings Point in Delray Beach. 561-901-1200. Free for everyone over 18.

Sandoway Discovery Series, 9:30-10 a.m. Ongoing weekly series of discovery, geared for families with children ages 3-5. Each 30-minute program will explore a different topic, from bugs to pythons, plants to butterflies. Sandoway Discovery Center, 142 S. Ocean Blvd., Delray Beach. 561-274-7263. sandoway.org. $8.

Museum Tours, 1-3:30 p.m. Ongoing daily. Spend a couple of hours exploring Fort Lauderdale’s rich history and finding out about the pioneer families. History Fort Lauderdale, 231 SW Second Ave., Fort Lauderdale. 954-463-4431. historyfortlauderdale.org/museum. $15. Free for military and children under 6.

Belly Dance online class, 6:16-7:15 p.m. Virtual on Thursdays for intermediate and advanced students. Myriam Eli is the instructor. 954-773-1012. Supported by the City of Coral Springs Parks and Recreation department. See harmonicmotion.org. $12-$15 a class.

‘Ask Hanna’ is a Free, Anonymous Health Chat: Ongoing. Submit queries anytime; answers available 9-a.m.-5 p.m. South Florida PBS stations’ (WPBT & WXEL) Health Channel launched a free health counseling service. Provides individuals access to general health and wellness information and answers via live chat with health advisers who provide immediate responses. Ask Hanna is available online at askhanna.tv.

Visit Manatee Lagoon’s Virtual Learning Site: Ongoing. Take a deep dive into the history of Manatee Lagoon, an FPL Eco-Discovery Center and educational attraction in Riviera Beach. Follow Mia on the Manatee Cam and complete at-home activities. Visit bit.ly/31iyHH4. 561-626-2833 or visitmanateelagoon.com.

Frost Science Features Live Cam & Webinars: Ongoing. See the 500,000-gallon Gulf Stream exhibit with sharks, schools of tuna, devil rays, a loggerhead sea turtle, etc. View a video on Bird Songs & Monkey Business. Visit the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science in Miami at frostscience.org/at-home.

Peter London Hosts [email protected] Series: Ongoing. Miami’s global dance company features virtual artist talks, interviews with choreographers and experts, plus specialized education courses. [email protected] is streaming on PATREON. Subscriptions start at $10 a month. PLGDC.org or bit.ly/3m6GZLz.

From The Frank to You, Workshops & Lectures: Ongoing. In this virtual classroom, guests of all ages can watch video art-making workshops, step-by-step craft tutorials, video lectures and storybook readings. New content added regularly. The Frank C. Ortis Art Gallery in Pembroke Pines. 954-392-2120. Visit thefrankgallery.org or bit.ly/2FtWCfE. Free.

Engage at GableStage with Online Theater Series: Ongoing. World premiere short-form works by the finest local artists. Recordings online. 305-445-1119 or visit bit.ly/39UsNiV or gablestage.org. Free.

Kravis @ Home The Curtain’s Up! Ongoing. Digital stage features a lineup of curated concerts, talks, performances and arts education events. Virtual from West Palm Beach. kravis.org/athome. Free.

Palm Beach County Library Digital Events: Ongoing. Activities and programs on Zoom. Preregister to download instructions and sign up for stories and songs about magical unicorns, or learn about watercolor painting, how to engineer a paper airplane or catch a Latin-flavor cooking demo. See bit.ly/2C62OZE. Free.

Beachcombing Gumbo Limbo Style: Ongoing. This self-guided adventure offers the knowledge and incentive to get out and enjoy the beach, find cool natural treasures, and help wildlife at the same time. Recommended for all ages. Gumbo Limbo Nature Center is closed but your adventure awaits. Learn how at gumbolimbo.org or bit.ly/3krD4rv. 561-544-8605. Free.

Miami Sequarium Kids Corner: Ongoing. Watch videos and become a Reef Ranger; see webisodes with sea turtles, manatees, and whales. Enjoy arts and crafts or play BunnyPaloozza at miamiseaquarium.com/kidscorner.

Broward Library’s Facebook Collection: Ongoing. Includes videos curated for all ages, including a Magic Show; a Zoom performance by the Miami Children’s Museum; or a “Matter of Fact Show” with MODS. Meet an engineer from the NASA Artemis Program; tour Flamingo Gardens; or celebrate the legacy of Stevie Wonder. See bit.ly/3igsmCP. Free.

Broward Center Presents Online Classes for All Ages: Ongoing. Free classes include singing, acting, dancing and improv. Stay connected with this online series. You can also follow the Facebook page to access previous videos and content. See browardcenter.org and click on [email protected] or visit bit.ly/2EhNvxA.

MODS Virtual Camp Discovery: Ongoing. Museum of Discovery and Science releases videos weekday mornings with daily online activities, resources, and educational content. STEM programs range from story time and hands-on activities to science demonstrations. Visit Mods.org or on Facebook, and YouTube.

Brain Bites, Games & How does my brain work? Ongoing. Florida Atlantic University offers Virtual Resources for educators, students, and curious neuro-explorers of all ages. Download Brain Games, puzzles, tests or experiments developed by FAU Brain Institute researchers. Listen to podcasts, watch videos at fau.edu/ibrain or bit.ly/31aWfxj.

Experience ‘Art Couture’ at the intersection of Art and Fashion: Ongoing. Take a 25-minute tour of the exhibit at the Cornell Art Museum, presented by Old School Square in Delray Beach. Watch the video on YouTube at bit.ly/3k4q7UO. 561-243-7922 or cornellartmuseum.org.

Pompano Beach Arts: Ongoing. Features entertaining and educational programming, with videos for all ages. Includes creative writing classes, visual and therapeutic arts, music, lectures, interviews, workshops, theater basics, storytelling, etc. Some events have fees with specific times; others are available anytime and free. Visit Pompano Beach Arts at bit.ly/2DfBgkE.

Lifelong Learning Institute: Ongoing. Times and dates vary at Nova Southeastern University’s LLI. Classes, presentations and programs for seniors on Zoom. Register at bit.ly/2Chw0wK. 954-262-8471 or email [email protected] $30 a month or $15 each.

Whitehall, Flagler Museum Tours: Ongoing. See the Grand Hall and listen to an audio tour. Take a virtual visit of the library, music room or billiard rooms and hear about the décor from the Gilded Age before slipping into the Grand Ballroom for a peek at its opulence. The Drawing Room is adorned in Louis XVI style. Take the tour at flaglermuseum.us.

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