February Events

1, Wednesday
South Florida Sailors & Boaters: 6 to 8 p.m. social at Galuppi’s, 1103 N. Fed Highway, Pompano Beach. www.southfloridasailorsandboaters.com Toast of Las Olas: 7 p.m. virtual and in-person meetings on Wednesdays. www.toastmasters.org/Find-a-Club/00009400-toast-of-las-olas.
2, Thursday
Pompano Beach Sail & Power Squadron: 5:30-8:30 p.m. dinner meeting at Pompano Beach Power Squadron, 3701 NE 18 Terrace., Pompano Beach. $15 nonmembers. https://pompanosafeboating.com/calendar.
Fort Lauderdale Greek Festival: 5-10 p.m. today; runs through Sunday at St. Demetrios Church, 820 NE 14th Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Admission: $5. www.fortlauderdalegreekfestival.org.
3, Friday
Sunset Kayak Tour: 7-8:30 p.m. at Park and Ocean inside Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, 3109 E. Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Costs vary. 954-563-2900; www.parkandocean.com/sunset-tours.
Beach Yoga Vibes by the Tides: 8-9:30 a.m. at 870 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, between lifeguard stations 12-13. Cost: $15. https://beachyogafit.com/weekly-event-schedule.
Dining in the Streets: 6-10 p.m. music and food at Blue Jean Blues, 3320 NE 33rd St., Fort Lauderdale. www.fortlauderdale.gov/Home/Components/ Calendar/Event/17580/531?curm=12&cury=2022.
4, Saturday
Boat America: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Spanish River Park, 3939 N. Ocean Blvd., Boca Raton. Cost: $35 adults, $5 teens. Bring lunch. https://wow.uscgaux.info/pe_class_flyer.php?unit=NAT&course=28541. IGFA Family Fishing Clinic: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Indian Riverside Park, 1707 NE Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach. No cost. 954-924-4308; www.eventbrite. com/e/free-family-fishing-clinic-tickets-517029648597?aff=ebdssbdestsearch. Chili Cookoff: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sailorman, 3000 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Free to enter and taste. 954-522-6716; www.sailorman.com/chilis. Fort Lauderdale International Book Fair: 1-6 p.m. at Esplanade Park, 400 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale. www.fortlauderdale.gov/Home/ Components/Calendar/Event/18615/531?curm=2&cury=2023.
South Florida Folk & Acoustic Music Festival: Bergeron Rodeo Grounds, 4201 Rodeo Way, Davie. www.goriverwalk.com/greater-fort-lauderdale- events/south-florida-folk-and-acoustic-music-festival. Tickets: $30 to $80.
5, Sunday
Beach Clean Up: 7-9 a.m. the first Sunday of the month, ages 12 and up at Pompano Beach Pier, 222 N. Pompano Beach Blvd., Pompano Beach. https://parks.pompanobeachfl.gov/programs/beach-clean-up.
Sunday Jazz Brunch: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Esplanade Park, 400 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale. www.goriverwalk.com/greater-fort-lauderdale-events/ sunday-jazz-brunch-2-2021-09-05.
Fort Lauderdale Greek Festival: noon to 7 p.m. at St. Demetrios Church, 820 NE 14th Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Admission: $5. 954-946-3308; www.fortlauderdalegreekfestival.org.
6, Monday
Boat America: 7:30-9:10 p.m. virtual online four-day class. No cost. 305-519- 4610; https://wow.uscgaux.info/pe_class_flyer.php?unit=NAT&course=28541. Sail Course: 7-9 p.m. sponsored by Pompano Beach Sail & Power Squadron at 3701 NE 18th Terrace, Pompano Beach. https://pompanosafeboating.com/calendar.
Navigation Course: 7 p.m., sponsored by Pompano Beach Sail & Power Squadron at 3701 NE 18th Terrace, Pompano Beach. Prerequisite course required. Cost: $175 nonmembers. https://pompanosafeboating.com/calendar. Fort Lauderdale Marine Advisory Board: 6-8:30 p.m. at City Hall,
100 N. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale. 9548285002; www.fortlauderdale.gov. Under Sea Adventurers Dive Club: 7 p.m. at the Marriott Courtyard,
2440 W. Cypress Creek Road, Fort Lauderdale and also by Zoom. Register by emailingpresident@usadiveclub.org. Annual dues: $50 per person or $90 couples;https://usadiveclub.org.
7, Tuesday
Fort Lauderdale City Commission Regular Meeting: 6 p.m. at City Hall Commission Chambers, 100 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale; online or in person. 954-828-8000; www.fortlauderdale.gov/government/city-commission-meetings.
Power Speakers Toastmasters: 7-8:30 p.m. public speaking and leadership meeting at Broward College, 111 East Las Olas Blvd, Room 910, Fort Lauderdale. Contactpowerspeakersfl@gmail.com.
Let’s Go Fishing: 8:30 a.m. Tuesdays aboard Catch my Drift, leaving from
301 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Cost: $45 per person. www.meetup.com/Fort-Lauderdale-Fishing-Group/events.
8, Wednesday
South Florida Sailors & Boaters: 6 to 8 p.m. weekly socials at Galuppi’s, 1103 N. Fed Highway, Pompano Beach. www.southfloridasailorsandboaters.com. Dania Beach Marine Advisory Board: 6:30 p.m. meeting at Marina Lounge, 151 N. Beach Road, Dania Beach. https://daniabeachfl.gov/Calendar. Broward Shell Club: 6:30 p.m. meeting at Emma Lou Olson Civic Center, 1801 NE Sixth St., Pompano Beach. 954-786-4111; https://browardshellclub.org. Get Out There Adventures: 6-8 p.m. 3-mile walk meeting at St. Pat’s Irish Pub, 1600 E. Hillsboro Blvd., Deerfield Beach. www.meetup.com/getoutthereadventures/events.
Toast of Las Olas: 7 p.m. virtual and in-person meetings on Wednesdays. www.toastmasters.org/Find-a-Club/00009400-toast-of-las-olas.
9, Thursday
Hillsboro Inlet Sailing Club: 7 p.m. meeting at Galuppi’s, 1103 N. Federal Highway, Pompano Beach. Visitors welcome. 954-864-9791; www.hisc.org. Pompano Beach Marine Advisory Board: 3 p.m. meeting at 1201 NE Fifth Ave., Pompano Beach. 954-786-4111; www.pompanobeachfl.gov/meetings. Pompano Beach Power Squadron: 5:30-8:30 p.m. monthly dinner meeting at 3701 NE 18th Terrace, Pompano Beach. Cost: $50-$85. https://pompanosafeboating.com/calendar.
Deerfield Beach City Commission: 7 p.m. meeting at City Hall, 150 NE Second Ave., Deerfield Beach. 954-480-4263; www.deerfield-beach.com.
10, Friday
Sunset Kayak Tour: 7-8:30 p.m. at Park and Ocean inside Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, 3109 E. Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Costs vary. 954-563-2900; www.parkandocean.com/sunset-tours.
Stranahan House: guided tours at 1,2 and 3 p.m., 335 SE Sixth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Tickets: $7 to $12 per person based on age. 954-524-4736; www.stranahanhouse.org.
11, Saturday
Boat America: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at International Game Fishing Association Museum, 300 Gulf Stream Way, Dania Beach. Cost: $40. 754-246-8299; https://wow.uscgaux.info/pe_class_flyer.php?unit=NAT&course=28759. Palm Beach Marine Flea Market & Seafood Fest: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Sunday at South Florida Fairgrounds, 9067 Southern Blvd.,
West Palm Beach. 954-205-7813; www.fleanauticalfleamarket.com.
Hillsboro Inlet Lighthouse: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. tours meeting at the dock at Sands Harbor Resort & Marina, 125 N. Riverside Drive, Pompano Beach. Cost: $35 or 1-year membership; $55 for a family of four. 954-942-2102; www.hillsborolighthouse.org.
Fort Lauderdale Beach Sweep: 8-11 a.m. cleanup starting at the Hub,
300 S. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Cleanup materials provided. 954-709-3197; https://myfortlauderdalebeach.com.
12, Sunday
Sunday by the Shore: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. community festivities at Las Olas Oceanside Park, 3000 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale.
New River Open Air Market: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at New River Inn, 231 SW Second Ave., Fort Lauderdale. 954-463-4431; www.historyfortlauderdale.org.
13, Monday
Boat America: 7:30-9:10 p.m. virtual, 4-day class. No cost. 305-519-4610; https://wow.uscgaux.info/pe_class_flyer.php?unit=NAT&course=28136. Fort Lauderdale Orchid Society: 7:30-9:30 p.m. program at Christ Lutheran Church, 1955 E. Oakland Park Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. www.flos.org/events.
14, Tuesday
Valentine’s Day
Gulfstream Sailing Club: 7-9 p.m. monthly general meeting at a member’s home. www.gulfstreamsailingclub.org.
Dania Beach City Commission Meeting: 7 p.m. at City Hall, 100 W. Dania Beach Blvd., Dania Beach. 954-924-6800; https://daniabeachfl.gov/events. Pompano Beach City Commission Meeting: 6 p.m. at City Hall,
100 W. Atlantic Blvd., Pompano Beach. 954-786-4600; www.pompanobeachfl.gov/government/commission.
Fort Lauderdale City Commission Regular Meeting: 6 p.m. at City Hall Commission Chambers, 100 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale; online or in person. 954-828-8000; www.fortlauderdale.gov/government/city-commission-meetings.
Let’s Go Fishing: 8:30 a.m. Tuesdays aboard Catch my Drift, leaving from 301 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Cost: $45 per person. www.meetup.com/
Fort-Lauderdale-Fishing-Group/events.
Power Speakers Toastmasters: 7-8:30 p.m. public speaking and leadership meeting at Broward College 111 East Las Olas Blvd, Room 910, Fort Lauderdale. Contactpowerspeakersfl@gmail.com.
15, Wednesday
Miami International Boat Show: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today at six locations including the Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami; runs through Sunday. Preview tickets: $62 per person; adults general tickets $42; kids ages 6-12, $16. 954-463-6762; www.miamiboatshow.com.
16, Thursday
Sailing Singles: 5:30 p.m. weekly socials at Galuppi’s, 1103 N. Fed Highway, Pompano Beach. www.sailingsingles.org.
Riverwalk Bicycle Tours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily along Riverwalk, downtown Fort Lauderdale. 954-562-5159; www.riverwalkrec.com.
17, Friday
39th Annual Italian Festival: 1-8 p.m. through Sunday at St. Coleman’s Catholic Church, 1200 S. Federal Highway, Pompano Beach. 954-946-3308. www.italianfest.org.
Sunset Kayak Tour: 7-8:30 p.m. at Park and Ocean inside Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, 3109 E. Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Costs vary. 954-563-2900; www.parkandocean.com/sunset-tours.
18, Saturday
Boat America: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Plantation Police Department Media Room, 451 NW 70th Terrace, Plantation. Cost: $50. 718-619-7402; https://wow.uscgaux.info/pe_class_flyer.php?unit=NAT&course=28853. Riverwalk’s 7th Annual Chili Cookoff: noon to 4 p.m. at Esplanade Park, 400 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale. Free entry. 954-468-1541; www.goriverwalk.com.
Shoreline Cleanup: 8:15-10:15 a.m. at Bill Keith Preserve Park, 1720 SW 17 St., Fort Lauderdale. 786-469-9594.
Blazing Paddles – South Florida’s Dragon Boat Racing Team:
8:30 a.m. weekly team practice at Holland Park, 801 Johnson St., Hollywood. Cost: $10. 954-232-7434; www.meetup.com/dragon-boat-fort-lauderdale-hollywood/events.
19, Sunday
Miami International Boat Show: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at six locations including the Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami. Tickets: adults $42; kids ages 6-12, $16. 954-463-6762; www.miamiboatshow.com.
New River Open Air Market: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at New River Inn, 231 SW Second Ave., Fort Lauderdale. 954-463-4431; www.historyfortlauderdale.org. Stranahan House: guided tours at 1,2 and 3 p.m., 335 SE Sixth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Tickets: $7 to $12 per person based on age. 954-524-4736; www.stranahanhouse.org.
20, Monday
President’s Day
21, Tuesday
Mardi Gras
Let’s Go Fishing: 8:30 a.m. Tuesdays aboard Catch my Drift, leaving from 301 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Cost: $45 per person. www.meetup.com/Fort-Lauderdale-Fishing-Group/events.
22, Wednesday
South Florida Sailors & Boaters: 6 to 8 p.m. social at Galuppi’s, 1103 N. Fed Highway, Pompano Beach. www.southfloridasailorsandboaters.com.
23, Thursday
Sailing Singles: 5:30 p.m. weekly socials at Galuppi’s, 1103 N. Fed Highway, Pompano Beach. www.sailingsingles.org.
Fishing Florida: virtual courses offered by the International Gamefish Association. https://learn-to-fish.igfa.org/courses/virtual-fishing-field-trips.
24, Friday
Sunset Kayak Tour: 7-8:30 p.m. at Park and Ocean inside Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, 3109 E. Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Costs vary. 954-563-2900; www.parkandocean.com/sunset-tours.
25, Saturday
ArtWalk Last Saturdays: 6-10 p.m. tour of art studios, vendors and festivities in Fat Village, north of downtown Fort Lauderdale. 954-760-5900; www.fatvillage.com.
26, Sunday
Fur the Love Pet Fest: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Las Olas Oceanside Park, 3000 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. https://theloopflb.com/events/fur-the-love-pet-fest-3.
Paddle with a Purpose: 9-11 a.m. waterway and shore cleanup from the North Fork of the New River, meeting at Delevoe Park, 2520 NW Sixth St., Fort Lauderdale. www.fortlauderdale.gov/Home/Components/Calendar/ Event/18308/531?curm=2&cury=2023.
27, Monday
Fishing Florida: virtual courses offered by the International Gamefish Association. https://learn-to-fish.igfa.org/courses/virtual-fishing-field-trips.
28, Tuesday
Online Boating Safety Courses:
https://myfwc.com/boating/safety-education/courses.

Date: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2023 - 12:00am to Tuesday, February 28, 2023 - 11:45pm