16 Ben Stein, economist and long-time columnist for The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s and The New York Times, speaks on “Politics in America” as part of the Broward College Speaker Series. 7:30 p.m. at Broward Center for the Performing Arts. $59.33; discounts available for students, educators and groups. BrowardCollegeSpeakerSeries.com.
23 Jazz violinist Christian Howes performs with the BC Faculty Jazz Ensemble. 7:30 p.m. at Bailey Hall at Broward College, 3501 Davie Road, Davie. Tickets start at $5. 954-201-6884, baileyhall.org.
25 MS Gala Luncheon, which includes a fashion show by Neiman Marcus, a silent auction and raffles, all to raise funds to find a cure for multiple sclerosis. 10 a.m. at Boca West Country Club. $165. 954-676-3925, nmss.org.
26 Jeans, Jewels & The J, an evening to benefit programs and services of the Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center. 7 p.m. at Boca West Country Club. Tickets start at $180. 561-609-6453, levisjcc.org/jeans.
26 13th Annual Dania Beach Vintage Motorcycle Show, where more than 400 antique bikes will be judged. The event also features live music, vendors, motorcycle field games, roller derby girls, a kiddie play area and more. Free to attend; fee to enter bikes. Proceeds benefit K9s For Warriors, Southeastern Guide Dogs and the Dania Beach Lions Club. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 300 NE Second St., Dania Beach. Daniabeachvintagebikeshow.com.
26 Susan G. Komen South Florida Race for the Cure, which includes a 5-K walk, one-mile Family Fun Run, Tots Run and entertainment. 5:30 a.m. at Meyer Amphitheatre, 105 Evernia St., West Palm Beach. Registration fees vary. 561-514-3020, komensouthflorida.org.
26 2019 Pegasus World Cup Championship Invitational Series, featuring over $16 million in purses and including the Pegasus World Cup Invitational and the Pegasus World Cup Turf Invitational, both at Gulfstream Park, Hallandale Beach. Ticket prices vary. Pegasusworldcup.com.
26-Feb. 20 The Kips Bay Decorator Show House Palm Beach returns for a second year, enlisting more than 20 of the nation’s most-talented interior designers to transform The Fountain House, a Mediterranean-style home in West Palm Beach. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday; noon to 5 p.m., Sunday, at 6215 S. Flagler Drive. $35. Kipsbaydecoratorshowhouse.org/palmbeach.
27 Hope for Depression Research Foundation’s inaugural Palm Beach Walk of Hope + 5-K to Defeat Depression, which takes place along a three-mile route in Palm Beach. 7 a.m. at The Royal Poinciana Plaza, Palm Beach. Registration starts at $15. Hopefordepression.org.
27 Join Debbie’s Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer at its 10th Annual Night of Laughter, an evening of comedy, food, drinks, raffles and more. 5:30 p.m. at Stage 954 at Dania Beach Casino, 301 E. Dania Beach Blvd. $60 in advance; $70 at the door. 954-475-1200, debbiesdream.org.
27 The Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort hosts a Bridal Open House, featuring florists, photographers and other bridal professionals. 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at 505 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd. $25. 954-414-2222.
29 The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s 2019 South Florida Dinner, honoring survivors of the Holocaust with the Elie Wiesel Award, and featuring a presentation by historian Daniel Greene. 6 p.m. at Boca West Country Club. $250. 561-995-6773, ushmm.org.
4 The Parkinson’s Foundation South Palm Beach County Chapter’s Annual Leo Geller Golf Tournament, which includes lunch, the tournament, raffles, awards, a cocktail reception and dinner. 11 a.m. at Boca Rio Golf Club, 22041 Boca Rio Road, Boca Raton. $325, single player; $1,250, foursome; sponsorships available. 561-962-1702, parkinson.org/southpalmbeachcounty.
6 Actress Marlee Matlin speaks on “Nobody’s Perfect: Achieving Inclusion, Diversity and Access” as part of the Broward College Speaker Series. 7:30 p.m. at Broward Center for the Performing Arts. $50.85; discounts available for students, educators and groups. BrowardCollegeSpeakerSeries.com.
7 Art of Wine and Food Series: Wine & Romance, a wine-pairing event where guests will sample featured wines, paired with small bites. 6-8 p.m. at NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale. $40; $25 for members at the Patron level and above. Limited seating; advance paid reservation required. 954-262-0258, nsuartmuseum.org.
8-10 2nd Annual Boca Raton Seafood and Music Festival, a blend of seafood and great music, along with a marketplace of arts, crafts and other products. Hours vary. Mizner Park Amphitheater, Boca Raton. $5, adults; kids under 12 are free. 941-487-8061, seafoodfestivals.com.
Save the Date …
Feb. 10 Andy’s 17th Annual Family Pasta Dinner, benefiting LifeNet4Families, a casual evening complete with a traditional, family-style pasta dinner. 4-7 p.m. at the Signature Grand, 6900 W. State Road 84, Davie. $50, adults; kids 12 and under are free. Andyspastadinner.com.
Feb. 22-24 The 13th annual Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance, presented by Mercedes-Benz and AutoNation, a weekend of events benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County, which includes the duPont Registry Live Hangar Party (Friday), the Grand Gala Dinner, Auction & Show, featuring a performance by Jay Leno (Saturday) and an automobile and motorcycle exhibition (Sunday), where Leno will also serve as a celebrity judge. BocaCDE.com.
Feb. 28 AVDA’s 12th annual Heart of a Woman Luncheon, with keynote speaker Tarana Burke, founder of the “Me Too” movement. 10:30 a.m. at Royal Palm Yacht Club, Boca Raton. $175. 561-265-3797, avdaonline.org.
Feb. 28-March 10 The 13th Annual Festival of the Arts BOCA returns to Mizner Park Amphitheater and Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center in Boca Raton with a celebration of music, film, dance, concerts and authors. Tickets for the various events range from $25 to $150. 866-571-2787, festivalboca.org.