Calendar — 01 June 2018
The Calendar for June 2018, and beyond


5-10 The Drepung Gomang monks visit the Coral Springs Museum of Art to share their art and culture through the Sacred Art Tour. Visitors will experience mandala construction, meditation and dharma hours, mani stone workshops, butter sculptures and authentic cuisine. Times and prices vary. 954-340-5000, 

7-Aug. 18  The Frank C. Ortis Art Gallery presents “The Wizard of Oz, a multi-sensory exploration of the iconic Land of Oz. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, at 601 City Center Way, Pembroke Pines. $5. 954-392-2120,   

12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 26, 27 and 28  Turtle Walks, an exciting evening of sea turtle discovery where visitors will learn about sea turtle nesting and, nature permitting, will observe a loggerhead lay her eggs and then head back out to sea. The evening begins at 9 p.m. at the Museum of Discovery and Science, 401 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale, with an informative presentation. Guests then meet at the beach to look for nesting sea turtles. Participants must be 9 or older. Advance reservations required. $19, members; $21, non-members. 954-713-0930, 

15  The Stonewall Parade and Festival kicks off with the South Florida Gay Men’s Chorus, Stonewall Museum and Island City Stage hosting Our Night OUT, an interactive arts experience that includes cocktails, performances, art displays, pop-up shows and DJs. 7 p.m., VIP; 8 p.m., general admission, at The Venue at The Manor Complex, 2345 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors. $10, general; $50, VIP. 

16 Jazz vocalist Nicole Henry performs her repertoire, which includes the American Songbook, classic and contemporary jazz titles, blues and originals. 8 p.m. at Bailey Hall at Broward College, 3501 Davie Road, Davie. Tickets start at $11. 954-201-6884, 

22  ChildNet’s annual Care for Kids Luncheon, honoring John Benz, CEO of Community Care Plan, with the Champion for Children Award (see Datebook in Detail, 44). 11:30 a.m. at the Pier Sixty-Six Hotel & Marina, Fort Lauderdale. $75. 954-414-6000, 

22  The second annual Caregiver Symposium, hosted by The South Florida Institute on Aging and the Caregiver Coalition of South Florida. 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship DeSantis Building at Nova Southeastern University, 3100 Ray Ferrero, Jr. Blvd., Davie. $35; caregivers are free. 

24  FAU Summer Concert Band performs as part of the Summer Series hosted by the City of Boca Raton. 7 p.m., rain or shine, at Mizner Park Amphitheater, Boca Raton. Free. Food and beverages will be available to purchase. 561-393-7890, 


4 Freedom Fest at Gulfstream Park, featuring live racing, family activities, giveaways, entertainment and a trackside fireworks show. Casino open 9 a.m.-3 p.m., horse racing begins at 1:15 p.m.;  Ten Palms BBQ Buffet, 12-5 p.m., dinner 6-9 p.m.; fireworks at 9 p.m. and much more.  Gulfstream Park,  901 S. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, 954-454-7000,

 4  11th Annual 4th of July Celebration, a free community event with an interactive kids FunZone, live performance by The Fabulous Fleetwoods and fireworks. Concessions on site. Gates open at 6 p.m. at Sunset Cove Amphitheater, 20405 Amphitheater Circle, Boca Raton. Free. 561-488-8069.

4  Lauderdale-By-The-Sea’s Annual Fourth of July Celebration, including a parade, DJ, face painting, giant water slide and more. 10 a.m., parade, which launches on El Mar Drive; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Family Fun Day, at El Prado Park. Free. 954-640-4250,

4  City of Weston’s 2018 Fourth of July Hometown Parade, featuring elected leaders, local business owners, civic groups, schools, bands, organizations, residents and CBS4 Meteorologist Craig Setzer as Grand Marshal. The parade starts at 10:30 a.m. at Town Center Boulevard and Three Village Road. Free.

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