Calendar — 24 August 2018
The calendar for September 2018, and beyond

September

7 Lipstick Lounge, part of the Glam-A-THON series, featuring sips and bites and the latest trends in beauty and fashion, all to raise funds to benefit the Broward Health Foundation to provide funding for women battling breast cancer, mammograms, diagnostic testing and special assistance for medication, wigs and other ancillary items at the Lillian S. Wells Women’s Health Center at Broward Health Medical Center and the Lisa Boccard Fund at Broward Health Coral Springs. The 2018 Glammy Award honorees, for extraordinary philanthropic activism to benefit the local community, also will be recognized at a private ceremony before the event. This year’s honorees include: Renee Korbel Quinn, Irene Yovu, Ina Lee, Denise Nuñez Casale, Michelle DiMarco, Suzanne Friedman and Patrick Daoud of Daoud’s Fine Jewelry in Fort Lauderdale.  Tickets start at $75 and include a swag bag, two drinks and parking. 8-11 p.m. at Gallery of Amazing Things, Dania Beach. Glam-a-thon.com. 

8 Ann Storck Center’s 25th Annual Celebrity Chefs Food Tasting and Auction, where South Florida chefs prepare culinary creations to raise funds to enrich the lives of children and adults with development disabilities. 6:30 p.m. at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood. $150. 954-584-8000, annstorckcenter.org. 

8 Doris Italian Market & Bakery’s Wine Night, offering guests an opportunity to sample more than 100 wines from around the world and partake in an Italian buffet. 7:30 p.m. at 2077 University Drive, Coral Springs. $24.95. 954-572-5269, dorismarket.com. 

8 Celebrate Brazilian Independence Day with a samba parade, zumba and capoeira performances, Brazilian food vendors and a live concert at Brazilian Beat. 6-11 p.m. at Mizner Park Amphitheater in downtown Boca Raton. Free. 561-367-7073, myboca.us/1471/Brazilian-Beat. 

13  Join Miami Heat’s Bam Adebayo for the “Eat Like The Heat” event at the The Setai, Miami Beach. The evening will include Heat players, entertainment, cocktails and fine cuisine from Celebrity Chefs Rudy Poindexter, Catherine Hinds, & Kensel Cinous Jr. General admission tickets are $100 and premium admission are $150. Visit eatliketheheat.eventbrite.com to register. Proceeds to benefit The Bam Foundation. #MiamiHeat #Miami #Heat #NBA #BamAdebayo #Bam.

13 The 3rd Annual S.H.E Summit Bacardi, a women’s leadership conference featuring thought-provoking speakers and hundreds of women (and men) to unleash the potential of current and future female leaders. 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa, Fort Lauderdale. Admission starts at $156. bacardi-women-in-leadership.com.

13 Real-estate developer Frank McKinney addresses the Boca Real Estate Investment Club, discussing real estate, his charity work in Haiti and his upcoming book. 7 p.m. at the Renaissance Hotel, 2000 NW 19th St., Boca Raton. Members, free; $20, non-members. 561-391-7325, bocarealestateclub.com. 

22 Say goodbye to the summer and welcome fall at the 4th Annual Riverwalk Fall Festival, featuring carnival-themed games, competitions, face painting, train rides, live music and plenty of fun for the whole family. There will be vendors and food trucks on-site. Noon to 4 p.m. at Esplanade Park in downtown Fort Lauderdale. Free. 954-468-1541, goriverwalk.com. 

22 South Florida Magic School, a nine-week children’s magic course for 7-12 year-olds that ends with a graduation and magic show. Classes will be held on Saturday mornings at 10:30 a.m. at the Coconut Creek Community Center. $180. 954-290-4746, grapewiz.wix.com/sfloridamagicschool.

29 Rock the Dock, a line-up of outdoor musical performances hosted at Shooters Waterfront. Pee Wee Lewis and the Hues performs from 3-6 p.m.; The Pixels, from 7-10 p.m., at 3003 NE 32nd Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Free; food and drink specials available. 954-566-2855, shooterswaterfront.com.

30 Pianists Catherine Lan and Jure Rozman will join the Delray String Quartet for Piano Concertos by Chopin. 3 p.m. at Bailey Hall at Broward College, 3501 SW David Road, Davie. Tickets start at $6. 954-201-6884, baileyhall.org.  

October

2  The GLBX (Gay and Lesbian Business Exchange) Business Community Ally Awards, presented by Pier Sixty-Six Hotel & Marina, with six categories recognizing individuals, businesses and government entities that are successfully doing business with the LGBT+ community. 6-8 p.m. at the hotel, 2301 SE 17th St., Fort Lauderdale. Tickets start at $45. 954-462-6000, ftlchamber.com/bca. 

2 The Boca Raton Garden Club’s first meeting of the season, to discuss the club’s social and charitable activities for the year. 1 p.m. at the Boca Raton Community Center, 150 Crawford Blvd. Free; the public is welcome. 561-395-9376, bocaratongardenclub.org. 

5 Pinion Loves Paris, a celebration of all things French that includes a cocktail hour, luncheon, auction and raffles, all to support Special Olympics Broward County. 11 a.m. at The Capital Grille, Fort Lauderdale. $65. 954-614-6795, pinioninc.com. 

Save the Date …

Oct. 5-7 Thrive, marking Breast Cancer Awareness month. A three-day mind, body, soul and wellness retreat, featuring keynote speakers Giuliana and Bill Rancic, at the W Fort Lauderdale. Tickets, information, available at SouthFlorida.com/THRIVE.

 

Oct. 31-Nov. 4 The 59th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, the largest in-water boat show in the world, spanning more than 3 million square feet of exhibit space across seven waterfront locations. Prices, times and venues vary. Flibs.com. 

Nov. 17 The fourth annual Boca Raton Mayors Ball, presented by Rotary Club Downtown Boca Raton, featuring a red-carpet arrival, cocktail reception, dinner, live music and award presentation. 6 p.m. at Royal Palm Yacht & Country Club, Boca Raton. $300; tickets go on sale Sept. 15. 561-299-1429, rotarydowntownbocaraton.org.

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