Editor’s note: Many events in the calendar may have been affected by Hurricane Irma. When in doubt, please call to confirm events.
POSTPONED, new date TBA Girl’s Night Out, a shopping party to kick off John Offerdahl’s Gridiron Grill-Off Food & Wine Festival, at Macy’s at The Galleria Fort Lauderdale. Features a preview of fall fashion trends, complimentary makeovers, specialty drinks, light bites and more. The first 100 guests will receive a $10 Macy’s promo card to use during the event. 6-8 p.m. $25, which benefits Offerdahl’s Hand-Off Foundation. gridirongrilloff.com.
POSTPONED, new date TBA JAFCO’s In My Shoes Luncheon, benefiting the Children’s Ability Center, featuring a boutique, luncheon and program. 9:30 a.m. at Boca West Country Club, 20583 Boca West Drive, Boca Raton. $118. 954-315-8698, jafco.org.
POSTPONED, new date TBA Forbes Editor-in-Chief Steve Forbes speaks about “Navigating the Economy for Business Growth and Success” at NAIOP South Florida’s chapter meeting. The event includes a cocktail reception. 4:30 p.m. at NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale. $100, members; $150, non-members. 954-990-5116, naiopsfl.org/events.
POSTPONED, new date TBA The Florida Watercolor Society’s 2017 Annual Convention and Trade Show, which includes a reception, awards gala dinner, trade show and more, all in Coral Springs. Times, venues and prices vary. floridawatercolorsociety.org.
POSTPONED, new date TBA The Museum of Discovery and Science hosts Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Kids Love and Family Expo, with more than 75 interactive activities for kids, exhibitors for parents, celebrity appearances (including actor Ian Ziering and astronaut Gregory Chamitoff) and more. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 401 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale. Tickets start at $13. 954-467-6637, kidslovefamilyexpo.com.
16 Manual Cinema Presents Ada/Ava, a psychological thriller featuring nearly 300 shadow puppets. 7:30 p.m. at Bailey Hall at Broward College, 3501 Davie Road, Davie. Ticket prices vary. 954-201-6884, baileyhall.org.
23 3rd Annual Riverwalk Fall Festival, featuring carnival-themed games, competitions, face painting, train rides, music and fun for the entire family. Vendors and food trucks will be on-site. Noon to 4 p.m. at Esplanade Park in downtown Fort Lauderdale. Free. 954-468-1541, goriverwalk.com.
23 Lynda Carter, best known as TV’s Wonder Woman, performs at The Pavilion at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek in “The Other Side of Trouble,” showcasing her singing and 11-member All-Star Band. 8 p.m. at 5550 NW 40th St., Coconut Creek. Tickets start at $40. 954-977-6700, casinococo.com.
23 The Zonta Club of Greater Deerfield Beach’s 5th Annual Festi-Fall Arts and Crafts Show. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 380 S. Federal Highway, Deerfield Beach. $3. 561-392-2223, zontadeerfieldbeach.org.
29 Pinion “Party on Deck” Luncheon (rescheduled from Sept. 15), kicking off the organization’s annual membership campaign. The theme this year is based on the Bravo TV show Below Deck. The event includes a cocktail hour, luncheon, auction and raffles. All proceeds directly support Special Olympics Broward County and its athletes. 11 a.m. at The Capital Grille, 2430 E. Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Tickets start at $65. 954-614-6795, pinioninc.com.
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Oct. 13 The 14th Annual Boca Raton Regional Hospital Foundation Go Pink Luncheon, benefiting the fight against breast cancer at Boca Raton Regional Hospital. Journalist, author and breast cancer survivor Joan Lunden will be the keynote speaker. 11 a.m. at the Boca Raton Resort & Club. $175. 561-955-3249,
Oct. 14 The Strut, a festive walkathon to raise funds for Broward Health Foundation to support local under-insured women undergoing breast cancer treatment and therapy. Men, women, kids – and dogs – are welcome to form teams, glam up and strut before celebrity judges. The event also includes the Glam Wine & Food Festival. 11 a.m. at Esplanade Park in downtown Fort Lauderdale. $55. Glam-A-THON.com.
Oct. 20 Lipstick Lounge (rescheduled from Sept. 15), a night of beauty, fashion, confections and treats, to raise money for Broward Health Foundation to support local under-insured women undergoing breast cancer treatment and therapy. 8-11 p.m. at Gallery of Amazing Things, 481 S. Federal Highway, Dania Beach. $75 through Sept. 10; $95 through Sept. 14; $105 at the door, if available. Glam-a-thon.com.
Oct. 28 The Museum of Discovery and Science hosts the PNC Bank Journey to the Amazon Gala, a formal Amazon-themed evening with dining and dancing that honors Kim Cavendish, the Museum’s president and CEO. 6 p.m. at the Museum, 401 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale. 954-713-0918, mods.org.
Nov. 1-5 58th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, the world’s largest in-water boat show, with nearly 1,500 boats on display. The event features boating equipment for sale, fishing clinics, workshops, music, food and floating cocktail lounges across seven venues. 800-940-7642, flibs.com.
POSTPONED, new date Nov. 2 The GLBX Council of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce hosts the fourth annual ARTOPIA, presented by JM Lexus, an evening of entertainment, live artist experiences, visual arts and more. 7 p.m. at The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale. Pop singer Wrabel will headline the event. $100, general (includes open bar); $150, VIP (includes a pre-event VIP reception, meet and greet with the performers and artists, food and beverages and valet parking). 954-621-1350, glbx.org.
Nov. 3-5 Chris Evert/Raymond James Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic, a fun-filled weekend of pro-celebrity tennis and a gala dinner dance. Events take place at the Delray Beach Tennis Center and Boca Raton Resort & Club. 561-394-2400, chrisevert.org.
Nov. 9-11 30th Annual Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County Rendezvous, at Miami’s Fisher Island Club and the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Miami and featuring a yacht hop under the stars, cocktail and dinner parties, performance by Jason Derulo and more. 954-537-1010, yachtrendezvous.com.
Nov. 16-18 The 22nd Annual Florida Classic, a three-day event that includes a dinner with entertainment by Jon Secada, BeachBash and golf and fishing tournaments, all to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. 954-739-5006, floridaclassic.eventscff.org.