Calendar — 02 June 2017
The calendar for June 2017, and beyond


5  Republic National Distributing Co. Golf Classic, an annual fundraising event benefiting United Community Options of South Florida and featuring a golf tournament and awards luncheon at Parkland Golf & Country Club hosted by NFL Hall of Famer Dwight Stephenson. $325, single player; $1,500, corporate foursome. 954-315-4057,

Chef Angelo Elia and his wife, Denise, host the 15th Annual “A Taste of Italy” Dinner and Wine Auction, benefiting PACE Center for Girls Broward. The event includes a reception, auction and four-course Tuscan dinner. 6 p.m. at Casa D’Angelo, 1201 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale. Tickets are limited and start at $300; RSVP required. 954-561-6939,

6  Pinion Passion Hour, benefiting Special Olympics Broward County and its athletes. 5:30 p.m. at Bull Market, 210 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale. $10, members; $15, non-members (includes one cocktail and light bites). 954-614-6795,

9  Sushi & Stroll Summer Walk, an opportunity to explore Japanese gardens, sip craft sake, indulge in Pan-Asian cuisine and enjoy a roaring taiko drum performance. 5:30 p.m. at the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach. Tickets start at $5 (food, drink and drum performance not included in admission price). 561-495-0233,

9, 16, 23 and 30 Friday Night Sound Waves, a free live music series on Fort Lauderdale Beach, featuring School of Rock (9), Bushwood (16), Bungled & Botched (23) and Free Rads Band (30). 6-9 p.m. on the sand at Las Olas Boulevard and A1A, Fort Lauderdale.

10  Watch local pit masters compete at Smoke on the Water BBQ Feast and Competition, an event for the whole family, with BBQ items starting at $5, live music, beer and fun activities for everyone. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Esplanade Park in downtown Fort Lauderdale. Free. 954-468-1541,

13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28 and 29  Moonlight Turtle Walks, an evening of sea turtle exploration. Nature permitting, participants will see a 300-pound Loggerhead sea turtle venture out of the ocean to lay her eggs. The adventure begins at 9 p.m. at the Museum of Discovery and Science with an informative session about turtles and continues to Fort Lauderdale beach, where Museum guides will lead guests to the turtles’ nesting grounds. Participants must be 9 or older. Advance reservations are required. $19, members; $21, non-members.

16  ChildNet Care for Kids Luncheon, benefiting children in foster care and honoring Jarett Levan, president of BBX Capital. 11:30 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six, Fort Lauderdale. $75. 954-414-6000,

18  7th Annual Mizner Park Downtown Drive Car Show, featuring a concert by the FAU Summer Concert Band and more than 150 cars – including antiques, classics, street rods, race cars and more, from 1900 to the present. Proceeds benefit Make-A-Wish Southern Florida. Car show: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; concert begins at 7 p.m., at Mizner Park, Boca Raton. Free.

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July 21-23 Margaritaville Sports & Recreation’s Yoga In Margaritaville, its first yoga retreat, which includes indoor and outdoor yoga instruction, workshops on wellness topics, healthy cuisine and more, all taking place at the Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort. Melanie Buffett, niece of Jimmy Buffett, will be a guest speaker.

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