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Hollywood Beach artist Ginger Zuckerman and her youngest child Lauren share not only a motherdaughter relationship and a close friendship, but also a business partnership. The talented twosome started Just Beachie, Inc., a home-based enterprise specializing in unique hand-beaded jewelry and other nature-inspired items, in January 2007. It would seem an unusual undertaking for Ginger, a former legal secretary, and Lauren, 24, who has a degree in psychology. But the mother-daughter team had two important interests in common: a longtime love of crafts and a desire for true professional fulfillment. Ginger Zuckerman decided to tap into her creative side after sending her last of five children off to college and retiring as legal secretary for her husband, tax attorney Ira L. Zuckerman. Ginger took her very first art class at Weston Community Center just five years ago and later joined the Jean Leighton Studio in Hollywood. Some of her watercolor paintings will be displayed at Hollywood City Hall beginning in July. Ginger currently is creating fish tank-style art pieces and collages that incorporate her watercolors with found beach objects. Lauren Zuckerman, who did some serious soul-searching after graduating from Florida State University, also has thrown herself wholeheartedly into the business. As Ginger put it, When you have creative spirits in life, youve got to go with it. Just Beachies online store features Gingers artwork, as well as sarongs inspired by her watercolors, Laurens photo greeting cards and the pairs one-of-a-kind jewelry designs. Shortly after incorporating their new business, Ginger and Lauren started taking beading classes, and Lauren was a natural. Together, they made more than 300 jewelry pieces in a two-month period. We have sat around the table for 12, 14 hours at a time, Ginger said. We didnt even realize we were still in our pajamas at 7 oclock in the evening. She said the response to Just Beachies jewelry collection which is featured at art shows, private parties and a friends South Beach store has been amazing. While starting a business can be stressful, especially in the current economic climate, Ginger and Lauren are enjoying sharing the experience. Weve never had this kind of relationship before, said Lauren. Its really good, actually. We get to spend a lot of time together. Ginger said her legal background has given her a strong business sense, while Lauren, like so many of her generation, is extremely computer technology-savvy. Her skills and my skills are so different, Ginger said. The combination of the both of us together makes one helluva team. For more information on Just Beachie, call 954-547-5144 or visit www.justbeachie.com. The online store also features specialty wedding jewelry, as well as Foundation Heart Pendants that help support various causes, including breast cancer and autism research, homeless veterans and world hunger efforts. Mom and daughter business partnership creates unique custom jewelry, memories Every month we receive scores of submissions for our Baby of the Month feature. We filled this Mothers Day issue with as many as we could into as a tribute to all proud Hollywood moms! by Caron Conway Correspondent
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Three Hollywood women are part of a growing wave of mompreneurs who are discovering that motherhood and career are not mutually exclusive enterprises. Caren Horvitz, stay-at-home mom to 13-month-old Gavin, started her own hip babywear line, Onesie Upon A Time, shortly before finding out she was pregnant. After her son was born, Horvitz found herself juggling the demands of new motherhood and a new business. She found that it is possible to nurture both her child and her creative spirit, thanks in part to networking with other moms. It was at the Mommies in Motion exercise program in Hollywood that Horvitz first met Nikki Kusens, another Hollywood mom with her own home-based childrens clothing business, Nu Luv, which offers various designer lines at affordable prices. One of those lines is now Onesie Upon A Time. Kusens started her business in January following the deaths of her beloved grandparents, Evelyn and Gus Ash, just months apart. She was working for a developer when her grandmother went into the hospital with a broken hip. As Ashs condition deteriorated, Kusens left her job to be able to spend as much time with her grandmother as possible. Less than a week before she died, Ash suggested that she and her granddaughter start a vendingmachine business together. It would dispense love and caring and they would call it New Love, Kusens recalled her grandmother saying. And so, about five months later, she opened Nu Luv to live out my grandmothers legacy, as well as provide other moms with a muchneeded service. Kusens said she loves shopping for her 18-monthold daughter, Charli, but its so expensive. Kusens made a little boutique in her home and shows her merchandise by appointment, at house parties, and at community and charity events. Online shopping will be available by the end of May One of Kusens top priorities in business is to spread the joy, and so she congratulates new moms with a complimentary outfit and gives an additional discount on a childs birthday. We try to be generous, Kusens said. Im trying to do what my grandmother would want me to do. For Horvitz, having a home-based business lets her be both a mom and a creative being. Through a new partnership with marketing consultant Gloria Mallardi, another Hollywood mother, Horvitz is expanding her artistic endeavors to include a full line of personalized stationery. consultants and mother of a 1-yearold son, Journey, met Horvitz at a local Mommy & Me class and the two felt a connection, she recalled. We both were creative souls and had other similarities, said Horvitz. While programs for new mothers offer the benefits of mother-child bonding, exercise, socializing and support from fellow moms, Never in my wildest dreams did I expect it to be a networking opportunity, Horvitz said. Its been a great little small world. Not one to, as she calls it, be left in Barney land, Horvitz is doing professional double duty these days, working with Mallardi on their new stationery line while she fills special orders for Onesie Upon A Time and prepares to introduce a new streamlined spring collection. If you can make your craft revolve around your baby, its great, she said. Mallardi agreed that embarking on the joint venture is even more exciting because I can incorporate my marketing experience into something Im extremely passionate about, which is my child. The new business, Wee-Words, includes baby shower invitations, birth announcements and birthday cards and a special message for all stay-at-home mothers. We want other moms to know that if they join forces, they can set the world on fire, said Horvitz. For more information on the new stationery line, visit www.wee-words. com. Visit www.onesieuponatime. com to learn more about Horvitzs babywear line. For information on Nu Luv Designer Childrens Clothes, contact Nikki Kusens at 954-662-9435 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.nuluvinc.com. Local moms clothes the deal with infant couture and more by Caron Conway Correspondent
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Meatless options now available for school lunch at Driftwood MiddleBroward County Public School students now have another healthy option in the lunch line. Three District schools will serve a lowfat vegetarian flame-grilled Gardenburger to meet growing student demand for non-meat meals. The new lunch alternatives will be initially offered at Everglades High School in Miramar, Driftwood Middle School in Hollywood and Eagle Point Elementary School in Weston. Introduced in response to student requests for more vegetarian lunch options, the Gardenburgers have no saturated fat, no trans fat, and no cholesterol. Broward County Public Schools are dedicated to offering nutritious school lunches that help children and teens stay healthy and trim, said Darlene Moppert, the Districts Program Manager, Nutrition Education & Training. The new Gardenburger offers a tasty choice to students who want a healthy, meatless meal. The launch of this new entre is part of the Districts comprehensive effort to provide healthy food options to students. For more information visit www.browardschools.com It was a shmorgasbord of cultures and generations at the recent Brauser Maimonides Academy (BMA) Grandparents Day Celebration. There were grandmas and grandpas, bobes and zeides, abuelos and abellas, omas and opas as well as great grandparents at this multi-generational event, which is hosted each year on the BMA campus located at 5300 SW 40th Avenue. Grandparent involvement is an essential link in our schools family network, explained Rabbi Avram Skurowitz, Ed.D, principal of BMA. Over 150 relatives participated in the morning program that included an inspirational welcome by Rabbi Skurowitz, and viewed a newlyreleased school video, highlighting the new elementary building as well as the academic and extra-curricular programs in the early childhood, elementary and middle school divisions. This years Grandparents Day Celebration was our bestattended, explained Lois Danis, a grandparent of three current students and the grandparent liaison for this event. BMA will be hosting a series of future events to maintain grandparent involvement in the school. For more information, please call Betty Lustig at 954-989-6886.Hollywood Jewish School honors grandparents Hollywood Gazette dining columnist Laura Burdick-Shermans 16-year old daughter Sabrina Sherman, a ChaminadeMadonna College Preparatory tenthgrader is closing out this school year with honors. She is being inducted into three honor societies: the National Society of High School Scholars, the French Honor Society and the International Thespians Society. Sabrina is also a member of the schools Girls Tennis Team, and the Arts Academy of Hollywoods Teen Advisory Board. A Hollywood resident, Sabrina is actively interested in the Hollywood community. Honorable mention
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Ultimate Poker Room opened April 30 in Seminole Paradise at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino has recently moved its poker tables to a new, 12,000-squarefoot, Seminole Paradise Poker room. The new room, occupying the space formerly known as The Park Sports Club, is South Floridas ultimate poker facility offering no-limit Texas Hold Em, limit Texas Hold Em, Seven Card Stud and two dollar and four dollar limit Omaha Hi Lo games. Seminole Paradise Poker will offer a more private environment for better concentration amongst players and a separate area for tournament play. In addition, it will feature a plethora of state-of-the-art televisions and two 8x12 monitors broadcasting sporting games, a tableside menu with service bar and an ATM machine. A high-limit area for VIP players will offer $5, $10 no limit and higher games. Players Club card members can swipe their cards at the kiosk located inside to enter for casino promotions. All casino drawings will be pipedinto the sound system. Peter Arsenis, director of poker at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, said, The Seminole Paradise Poker Room was designed to meet the needs of todays player. Poker Players can participate in weekly no limit Texas Hold Em multi and single-table tournaments in April including High Hand on Sundays-Thursdays from 11 a.m. 7 p.m. Every hour the highest hand receives $1,000 in cash. Promotion includes all live games and sit-andgo tournaments and excludes multitable tournaments. In the event of a tie, all five cards, the prize will be equally divided amongst the winners. New 12,000 sq. foot poker room now open at Hard Rock Casino by Laura Burdick-Sherman Correspondent Art and Culture Center of Hollywood 1650 Harrison Street Hollywood, FL 33020 954. 921. 3274 954. 921. 3273 fax www.ArtAndCultureCenter.org Thursday, May 8, 2008Hollywood Beach Marriott 2501 North Ocean Drive, Hollywood Cocktails 6 to 7 pm, Dinner immediately following $85 (advance), $95 (after Friday May 2nd) This innovative fund-raiser benefits the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood. To purchase tickets, call 954. 921. 3274. Enjoy . Sumptuous hors doeuvres and a sit-down dinner featuring a combination of grilled filet of salmon and petit tenderloin of beef Wine and vodka compliments of Southern Wine & Spirits Beer compliments of Grolsch A fabulous silent auction featuring vacation packages, bountiful gift baskets, sports and entertainment memorabilia, fine collectibles and more Business casual attire Celebrity Waiters Hon. Steven Geller, State Senator Hon. Joseph Gibbons, State Representative Hon. Elaine Schwartz, State Representative Hon. Sue Gunzburger, Commissioner, Broward County Hon. Robin Bartleman, Commissioner, Broward County School Board, Chair, At Large (Districtwide) Hon. Jennifer Gottlieb, Broward County School Board, At Large (Districtwide) Hon. Eleanor Sobel, Broward County School Board, District 1 Hon. Kevin Biederman, Commissioner, Central Broward Water Control District Hon. Peter Bober, Mayor, City of Hollywood Hon. Dick Blattner, Vice Mayor, City of Hollywood Hon. Patricia Asseff, Commissioner, City of Hollywood Hon. Beam Furr, Commissioner, City of Hollywood Hon. Heidi OSheehan, Commissioner, City of Hollywood Hon. Fran Russo, Commissioner, City of Hollywood Hon. Linda Sherwood, Commissioner, City of Hollywood Rick Lemack, Assistant City Manager, City of Hollywood Chief Virgil Fernandez, City of Hollywood Fire, Rescue & Beach Safety Department Neil Fritz, Executive Director, Downtown Hollywood Community Redevelopment Agency Laura Gambino, Executive Director, Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Cuisine for Art is sponsored by Becker & Poliakoff P.A., Grolsch, Marriott Hollywood Beach, and Southern Wine and Spirits. Special thanks to our marketing sponsor, Hollywood Gazette. HELP WANTED AD SALESLocal Community Newspaper Hollywood Gazette looking for experienced advertising sales executive for outside sales position. Web-based prospecting and organizational tools, training, high commissions, office, leads and appointments provided. Must have proven track record of ability to manage oneself outside of a structured office environment. Ideal candidate should thrive on being independently accountable for achieving results and take great pride assisting customers in the creation of effective print ad campaigns. Great communication and people skills are a must as salary will be driven by the fostering of business relationships in the community. Candidate should be highly organized, detail oriented and computer savvy. Marketing skills a plus. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to: Securing and servicing new accounts; Servicing select house accounts; Going on appointments set by our appointment setter or office assistance; Being the front person for special events, networking and PR; Entering new contacts, leads and prospects into companys web-based database, creating proposals, converting proposals to contacts and renewing expiring contracts; Submitting bi-weekly commission reports. Compensation: Commission plus $1000 / month. Email resume to jennifer@ hollywoodgazette.com No phone calls, please.
Kickoff Event set to Feature Andy Litinsky of The Apprentice Hollywood Young Professionals (HYP) is a networking group of dedicated, talented young professionals ranging in age from 21 to 40 who either live or work in the greater Hollywood area. The group will feature quarterly events that provide HYP members a built-in network and access to other influential young professionals. HYPs steering committee consists of a solid group of professionals led by co-chairs Bryan DeCort of AAA Parking and Amber Gapinski of Stress Free Corporate Housing. Committee members include Jenna Chamberlain of Calvin Giordano, Josh Morris of the Hollywood Beach Marriott Michael Rajtar of Rajtar & Associates, P.A. and Sue Ann Scharn of the Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. HYP will hold its kickoff event, Lunch with Andy Litinksy, at the Hollywood Beach Marriott located at 2501 N. Ocean Drive from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, May 16th. The event will feature Andy Litinsky, youngest contestant of NBCs The Apprentice and the first Apprentice contestant to be fired and re-hired by Donald Trump. Litinksy currently serves as President of Trump Productions LLC, which is the television production and entertainment business arm of the privately held Trump Organization. Tickets are $35 for advance registration and $45 at the door. HYP membership is $75, but HYP member or not, everyone is invited to attend the kickoff event. To become a member of the Hollywood Young Professionals group or to purchase tickets to the event, call 954-923-4000. Hollywood Chamber of Commerce launches Young Professionals Group Summer Arts Camp 2 and 3 week sessions, June 9 August 15Bring out the artist and performer in your child with visual, performing, and interdisciplinary programs which allow children to practice the skills they learn by preparing for final exhibitions and performances. For the child who loves to dabble in the arts, we offer 10 weeks of our popular Young Actor and Young Artist series. For the performer who loves to be in the spotlight, we offer nine weeks of our fantastic Broadway Actors series. For older students, we are introducing our new Broadway Actors Advanced program. For more information or to register, visit ArtAndCultureCenter.org or call 954. 921. 3274 Funding for the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood is provided in part by its members; the City of Hollywood; the Hollywood Community Redevelopment Agency; the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council; the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Arts Council, and the National Endowment of the Arts.Art and Culture Center of Hollywood1650 Harrison Street Hollywood, FL 33020 C OMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENC Y
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Charged with having an extremely big heart, Shondelle Solomon-Miles, along with local business leaders was locked up on April 9th at Mama Mias on Young Circle in Downtown Hollywood. Shondelle was in early labor at the event and went directly from raising funds for the charity to the hospital to deliver her baby girl, Senaya Leigh Miles.Hollywood Lakes resident Rhonda Tescher got her 15 minutes of fame and scored a minor victory for overtaxed stay-at-home moms everywhere when she was selected for a brand-new look as part of the weekly Ambush Makeovers segment on NBCs Today show. With the help of her Mah-Jongg group, Tescher came up with a surefire gimmick to win a coveted makeover during a recent trip to New York City last month with husband Marc, son David, 9, and daughters Jill, 6, and Rachel, 4. Tescher wrapped herself in yellow caution tape and carried a sign that read: walking diaster in need of makeover. I looked terrible. I tried to look as bad as I could, said Tescher, who got up at 4 a.m. April 11 to stand in line outside the studio. People were looking at me kind of funny while I was wrapping myself in caution tape. Following Teschers dramatic transformation which included a haircut and color, makeup and a new outfit the curious stares turned to enthusiastic nods of approval. I knew that I was ready for a change, so I just said go for it, Tescher said. It was a lot of fun and I had a great time.Expectant mom raises $1100 for local MDA while in laborHollywood mom gets star treatment by Today Show by Caron Conway Correspondent
When people hear the name Mother and Daughter Bonding Network [MDBN], they immediately think that the all of the organizations activities are geared for mothers and daughters only. While the Hollywood-based non-profit devotes a significant portion of its daytime energies to nurturing and strengthening the bonds between mothers and their daughters, things change when the sun goes down. MDBN serves the entire community in a variety of ways. One significant service that MDBN provides to the community is First Wednesdays Open Mic Night. The first Wednesday of each month, the spacious venue of MDBN is transformed into an oasis of fun, creativity and networking. They are calling all poets, actors, comedians, singers, and dancers. Whether youve got talent, think youve got talent, are seeking a unique venue to showcase your abilities or just want to unwind, weve got just the spot for you. Bring your A game and your appetite and enjoy the atmosphere while playing traditional games or you can bring your favorite game... or just come down to enjoy the amazing talent. Music will be brought to you by South Floridas own Spoken Word Selector DJ Make It Do What It Do and is hosted by the illustrious duo, NuNuu and @Peace. The next Open Mic Night will take place Wednesday, May 7, 2008 at the M & D Center, 315 South 21st Avenue in Hollywood. The stage is open to all performers. The event is free of charge for one night only, so get there early and everybody is invited to bring somebody. Come as you are, but no one under 18 will be admitted. Sign-up begins at 7 pm and food will be served from 7:30 pm until 8 pm. Open Mic begins promptly at 8 p.m. and ends at midnight. For more information and details, call Lenise at 954.925.1840. Aged angus beef steaks, Asian inspired seafood creations, fresh seafood and pasta dishes. Dine indoor or outdoors overlooking the intracoastal waterway. Crowne Plaza Hollywood | 4000 South Ocean Dr. | Hollywood, Fl 33019 Steak And Seafood.Call 954-454-4334 Tiki Bar 954-454-43344000 South Ocean Dr. Hollywood, Fl 33019Delicious casual fare featuring angus beef burgers, seafood, sandwiches and appetizers. Open for lunch and dinner. Enjoy intracoastal waterway and poolside views.Casual Intracoastal Waterway Dining. Join Us For Mothers Day Brunch Mother Daughter Bonding Center to host free open mic night Weds. May 7
19 (born 4/10/08) Shondelle and Ron Solomon-Miles the Hollywood chiropractor and acupuncturist Dr. Elliott Zvis career exemplifies the famous John Lennon quote: Life is what happens to you while youre busy making other plans. For Zvi, who counts among his patients several celebrities in the entertainment and horseracing industries, the path to professional fulfillment started out in a totally different place, with some fortuitous twists and turns along the way. The South Florida native, who has called Hollywood home for the past 10 years, got his college degree in chemistry. He always wanted to be a doctor but ended up working in research for two years before becoming an environmental pollution control inspector. While driving to and from various hazardous sites and industrial facilities, Zvi started experiencing neck pain from turning his head in traffic. His sister happened to be dating a chiropractor at the time and suggested an office visit. So he fixed me up, and I thought, Wow, what a great profession, Zvi recalled. I can use my hands to make people feel better. And so Zvi went back to school and became a chiropractor in 1999. While vacationing in Montego Bay, Jamaica, he visited a local chiropractor for an adjustment. As it turned out, the doctor was elderly and in poor health, and needed a break from his thriving practice. I started working with him right then and there, Zvi said. During his yearlong stint in Jamaica, he learned how to give racehorses adjustments, a skill that eventually would lead to human patients in the racing industry, including jockey Edgar Prado, who won the 2006 Kentucky Derby aboard the popular thoroughbred Barbaro. Back home, while working for another chiropractor, Zvi met a horse trainer who introduced him to Calder Race Course executive Bobby Humphrey and, in turn, the areas horseracing community. Three years ago, after building up a strong patient base through mainly word of mouth and reputation, Zvi opened his own practice, Hollywood Chiropractic & Acupunture, at 4625 Hollywood Blvd. He counts among his patients the members of powerhouse bands Aerosmith and Nickelback, popular childrens performers The Wiggles, and numerous trainers and well-known jockeys such as Prado and the legendary Jorge Chavez. For the past four years, Zvi has served as track chiropractor at both Calder and Gulfstream Park, giving adjustments and performing kinesio strapping, his own special taping technique. The procedure keeps jockeys joints and extremities secure during a race with flexible tape that does not inhibit movement. In addition to his roster of celebrity patients, Zvi treats a lot of local Hollywood people, from kids all the way to Medicare. He also incorporates acupuncture with his chiropractic care, mainly for relieving pain but also to treat addictions, hyperactivity and female problems. Fate may have played a part in Zvis professional journey, but in the end, I worked really hard to build my career, he said.Local chiropractor serves celeb. clientele Hollywood Gazettes Baby of the Month wins a new designer outfit of their choice courtesy of Nu Luv! Nu Luv Childrens Clothes offers a variety of infant to toddler from todays top designers. They offer designer brands without the designer prices! by Caron Conway Correspondent MY SOCIAL SECURITY # IS457-55-5462 30 DAYS FREE Call Today888-242-5449 Do not share your Social Security Number or personal information unnecessarily.and this really is my social security number.* Im here just to prove how safe your identity can be with LifeLock. All of us, no matter how careful, can become victims of identity theft. In fact, every three seconds another identity is stolen. Do you ever worry about identity theft? If so, its time you got to know LifeLock. We work to stop identity theft before it happens. Were so confident, we back our clients with a $1 million dollar guarantee. If for any reason you fall victim to identity theft, we will spend up to $1 million to hire the finest professionals to repair the damage and restore your good name. Period. Security, peace of mind, protection thats what LifeLock provides, along with the added bonus of reduced junk mail and pre-approved credit card offers. Normally its just $10 a month, but now you can try us free for 30 days. Protect yourself, your family and all youve worked for. Guarantee your good name today.Heres what LifeLock offers you: Call for details Im Todd Davis CEO of LifeLock,
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From restless housewives to cardioworkout buffs to club-scene regulars, SLCs Dance Factory in Downtown Hollywood offers something for just about everyone. Dance Factory owner and operator Susana La Cubana brings an exciting element to the Downtown arts and entertainment scene with a variety of hip classes that include club-ready Latin dance, hip-hop, extreme cardio and pole dancing, a hot new trend recently featured on Oprah. Ladies also can get their groove on at the monthly Housewife Recharge, featuring new dance moves and recipes and raw vegan refreshments, and in Stiletto Cardio classes, the hottest and sexiest workout of the week. From salsa to meringue, bachata to reggaeton, belly dancing to pole dancing, students work out every muscle imaginable, and all in heels. Before you hit the clubs in Downtown, take the Latin Crashcourse which teaches the basics and club-ready choreography for merengue, bachata and salsa, while Group Salsa Rueda Casino aims to get all of South Florida dancing in circles. Movement guru Susana La Cubana is dedicated to bringing out her students inner dancer. Im going to teach you the foundation so that the next time you hear music, you can dance, she said. Beginning in May, kids ages 6 to 13 can learn the moves, learn the culture, learn the dance in the Youth Dance Explosion program. Authentic and original quince choreographies also are offered in the comfort of the studio. Upcoming special events include Breakin tha Bank on May 31, in which B-boys, B-girls and hip-hop heads compete for up to $2,000 in cash prizes. For more information on SLCs Dance Factory, located at 2021 Hollywood Blvd., call (954) 826-5470 or visit www.SLCDanceFactory.com. Class schedules and practice lab hours are available at www.myspace.com/ SLCDanceFactory.April may be recognized as Earth Month, but environmental consciousness is a top priority every day of the year at Dovetail, an Aveda Concept Salon specializing in hair and nail care and other beauty treatments in Downtown Hollywood. Dovetail will celebrate its oneyear anniversary at 1930-C Harrison Street in Downtown Hollywood on May 3rd. This successful Downtown Hollywood business offers Avedas signature services and entire line of high-performance, Earth-friendly products made of certified organic ingredients. Leading Dovetails team of beauty professionals is Linda Weinberger, a master stylist and master colorist with more than 25 years of experience. Lindas husband Alan, an Aveda product expert, manages the salon. The Weinbergers, Hollywood residents for more than 15 years, chose the Harrison Street location because of the growth taking place in the Downtown District and its inviting ambiance. Its not a typical shopping mall environment, Alan said. The Weinbergers hope other Earth-friendly businesses will follow Dovetails example. By bringing the Aveda culture to Downtown, we hope to spur on other companies that are environmentally, socially and culturally responsible to this area, said Alan. Avedas mission to set an example for environmental leadership and responsibility is reflected in its support of organic agriculture, ecological product packaging, Earth Month fund raising campaigns and various charitable contributions, as well as manufacturing practices. This commitment to the environment is shared by Dovetail owners and operators who invite guests to stop by the salon for a complimentary consultation and relaxing cup of Avedas Comforting Tea. In addition to benefiting from quality products, outstanding service and the most up-to-date styles and treatments, clients have the satisfaction of knowing that their service dollars help support the environment. The Guest Experience at Dovetail enhances both the body and spirit in a relaxing atmosphere of hand-carved mahogany stations, soothing music and soft lighting. Among Dovetails Aveda signature services are stress-relieving scalp massages, makeup touch-ups for women and facial grooming with hot towels for men, all complimentary with the salon experience. Guests also are welcome to sample Avedas womens and mens hair products, skin and body care, and makeup and beauty products, all with pleasant aromas. Dovetail offers haircuts, color, highlights, ultratress hair extensions and maintenance, perms, facials, waxing, manicures and spa pedicures. Highly trained stylists also are happy to show guests how to achieve their new look at home. And for one week every two months, Dovetail will welcome guest stylist Gina Derry of the TLC networks Ten Years Younger show. For more information on Dovetail, call 954-929-6123 or visit www.dovetailsalon.com. SLCs Dance Factory has all the right moves Earth-friendly salon celebrates 1st anniversary If the memory of stopping by the corner deli for a milehigh corned beef sandwich or a pastrami on rye makes your tastebuds water, youre sure to enjoy Harrison Caf & Deli. Ron Cohen, owner, says: Ive talked to a lot of people and everyone seemed to agree that what was missing in the Downtown District is a place that offers quality deli, with quick, in-and-out convenience. Adding to the charm of this neighborhood deli is The Beatles images that adorn the interior, and the caf-style, outdoor seating for those who enjoy the feeling of dining alfresco. Every neighborhood needs a good deli, and now Downtown Hollywood has one. Ron, having grown up in Hollywood, wanted to bring a deli style caf that is unlike the existing dining opportunities in Downtown Hollywood. Harrison Caf and Deli opened its doors in midMarch 2008 in the Harrison Court Building, 2028 Harrison Street. Hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Thursday and 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Harrison Caf and Deli is closed on Sunday. Call (954) 929-8979 for pickup or free delivery. Welcome to the Neighborhood, Harrison Caf & Deli
may events Experience Downtown Hollywood like never before with new shops, restaurants and galleries, brick-lined sidewalks, and the ArtsPark at Young Circle. Mark your calendar for these upcoming free events.info: downtownhollywood.com or 954.921.3016Sunday, May 4thdream car classic1ST S UNDAY OF EVERY MON T H BE T WEEN YOUNG CIR C LE & 21 ST AVE 10AM3PM Dozens of vintage cars line Hollywood Boulevard. Music, entertainment, childrens activities & more! Sponsored by: Kindred Hospital HollywoodThursday, May 8thinternational film series2ND THUR S DAY OF E VERY M ON T H HOLLYWOOD C EN T RAL PERFORMING AR TS C EN T ER (1770 Monroe Street at US1) 7PM $2/PER S ON L overs of the A rctic Circle Spanish (subtitled)Presented by the Fort Lauderdale International Film FestivalThursday, May15th3rd thursdays in the parkE VERY 3RD THUR S DAY A R TSP ARK A T Y OUNG CIR C LE 79PM $2/PER S ON Live music in the park Bring a blanket and enjoy a concert from the lawn of the amphitheater. Info: 954-921-3500 Saturday, May 17thartwalk3RD SA T URDAY OF E VERY MON T H 710PM F REE B ring this ad to receive a FREE GIF T at AN S U G allery (111 S. 19th A venue) between 710pm Visit galleries and shops while enjoying art, cultural entertainment, hors doeuvres, wine and strolling musicians. Maps available at Comfort Zone Studio 2028 Harrison Street PARKING : Park in one of our Municipal Garages for only 75 per hour. No time limit... no parking tickets... the best place to park in Downtown Hollywood. TWO LO C A T ION S : 20th Avenue & Van Buren St, and 19th Avenue, between Tyler St & Polk St (Radius)
Hi Im Angel. Im a red-nosed pit bull and I have a confession. The people at Hollywood Animal Hospital know it. Joe and Fernando at Clean Paws know it, too. I cant hold it in any longer even though Im a pit bull, Im the sweetest dog youve ever met! Please dont tell anyone, but my best friend is actually a cat. After mom trained the cat not to fight with me we became good pals. I dont want to ruin the reputation that us pit bulls have worked so hard to create of how rough and tough we are but I just couldnt keep it in any longer! May 4-10 events to promote Be Kind to Animals Week PT o the ONT The City of Hollywood will celebrate Be Kind to Animals Week in May with a series of events that promote acts of kindness toward animals. Hosted by the Office of Code Enforcement, Be Kind to Animals Week is promoted nationally by the American Humane Association to encourage animal lovers to take action to improve the lives of domestic pets and wildlife. The following is a list of scheduled Be Kind to Animals Week events: Hundreds of elementary school students in Hollywood submitted posters with the theme What Being Kind to Animals Means to Me for the Citys poster contest. Winning posters will be displayed in the lobby of City Hall throughout the week. Winners will attend the awards ceremony at the City Commission Meeting on Wednesday, May 7. In partnership with the Broward County Animal Care & Regulation Division, the City will offer a variety of mixed-breed puppies, dogs, kittens and cats eligible for adoption. The adoption fee of $74.95 includes a health exam, initial series of vaccinations, a pet license and a tattoo. There is a 14-day return policy. Prospective adopters are required to complete a short application and upon approval, may take their new family member home immediately. The Mayor and City Commission will proclaim Be Kind to Animals Week at the City Commission Meeting on May 7, 2008 in the City Commission Chambers at City Hall, located at 2600 Hollywood Boulevard. Pet owners are encouraged to have their pets vaccinated against rabies for $15.00, including a Broward County Rabies Tag. Additionally, eligible participants may apply for low-cost spay/neuter through the Stop Pet Overpopulation Together (S.P.O.T.) program. The clinic is being conducted by Broward County Animal Care & Regulation. For more information about Be Kind to Animals Week, please call the Office of Code Enforcement at (954) 921-3061.
The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is hosting a limited engagement exhibit of six of the late Diana Princess of Wales dresses and interactive media entitled Dresses for Humanity II. The dress exhibit, curated through the Peoples Princess Charitable Foundation (PPCF), runs from May 5 through May 11 in the hotel ballroom and is open from 2 p.m. 9 p.m. on May 5, 11 a.m. 9 p.m. May 6-9 and 11 and 11 a.m. 5 p.m. on May 10. Admission is free for Players Club members and $10 for non-members that will benefit The Peoples Princess Charitable Foundation, Inc. Tickets can be purchased at the entrance to the ballroom. Among the gowns to be showcased are several by designer Catherine Walker including a champagne-colored, glass beaded shift; a long, beaded evening dress in champagne silk and lace; and a nautical evening dress in navy blue silk crepe. Two other dresses in the collection were worn at Christies private parties, and another, a heavilysequined halter dress. The exhibit has been viewed by over 3,000,000 people the world over. In 2001, the dresses were placed within the Royal Ceremonial Dress Collection in Kensington Palace, the late Princess former home. The dresses continue the charity work which they started at the original Christies sale. We are honored to play a key role in the preservation of Dianas legacy. The Dresses for Humanity II exhibit is a beautiful and elegant reminder of a beloved philanthropic legend. We are proud to showcase this dress collection and keep the philanthropic journey alive along with our sister property in Tampa, said Phil Madow, president of the Seminole Hard Rock in Hollywood. To complement this regal display, several never-before-seen legendary royal rock memorabilia has been obtained from the Hard Rock vault in Orlando, Fla. for exhibit during this special engagement. British rock memorabilia from Knighted performers Sir Eric Clapton, Sir Elton John, and Sir Mick Jagger, The Whos Keith Moon and Julian Lennon will be showcased. Princess Dianas dresses travel to Hollywood May 5-11
An all-American city-wide neighborhood block party will take place on Thursday, May 15 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the ArtsPark at Young Circle, located at Hollywood Boulevard and Federal Highway. This free party will feature a concert with the Big Band sounds of Jump-N-Jive. All residents and the business community are invited to attend this celebration of neighborhood pride and civic involvement. A commemoration ceremony of the Citys first year as an All-America City will take place prior to the concert. Resident artists will create works of art in the Visual Arts Pavilion. All-American refreshments will be available to partygoers at no charge. Neighborhood associations participating in the Citys Neighborhood Olympics will earn points for their teams for each association member in attendance. This joint production of the Citys Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department, Housing and Community Redevelopment Department, the Greater Hollywood Arts Foundation and Hollywood Lincoln Mercury is a true example of the spirit of cooperation and partnership that earned Hollywood the All-America City designation from the National Civic League. The block party will celebrate all of Hollywoods neighborhoods as it introduces citizens from all over the City to the ArtsPark at Young Circle where music, art and people meet. Free parking for the event is available to the first 100 event-goers at the new Radius Garage on 19th Avenue between Tyler and Polk Streets. Parking tickets must be validated at the ArtsPark. Additional paid parking is available around Young Circle and at the Van Buren Street Garage, located at 250 S. 20 Avenue. For more information, please contact Alison Hibbert, Public Relations Manager, at 954-921-3397. City-wide neighborhood block party set for May 15
The Branch Banking & Trust Co., (BB&T) officially opened their new financial center at 2116 Hollywood Boulevard April 3 with a Red Ribbon Cutting Ceremony followed by a cocktail reception and presentation by BT&Ts Assistant Vice President/ Financial Center Leader Paula Roberts. Honored guest Vice Mayor Dick Blattner endorsed the event and performed the ribbon cutting to commemorate the opening of the new branch. It was a wonderful afternoon that included a donation presented to a local nonprofit organization, Family of Humanity, Inc. We are very honored to be sharing BT&Ts first event of the year and to receive this donation, and are confident this is the beginning of exciting things to come. said Loretta Brunetti, CEO and Co-founder of Family of Humanity. Your programs are awesome and very community oriented which is one of the reasons Family of Humanity, Inc. was selected to receive this donation, said Paula Roberts of BB&T. The donation from BT&T will help support the following three programs that Family of Humanity, Inc. provides to low income children, teens, and parents at no cost, the H.U.G. Program provides children with after-school enrichment activities to develop social skills, increase reading scores, and develop selfesteem through the arts, the Teen Development & Growth Program provides teenage girls with afterschool enrichment activities to develop social skills, increase knowledge on sexual health, gain awareness on dating violence, gain knowledge on career opportunities, develop employment skills, and develop selfesteem through the arts, and the Parent Education Program provides parents with the necessary tools to develop positive parenting skills and parenting strategies. Family of Humanity, Inc. is a Hollywood community-based, taxexempt growing organization with a heart and passion for individuals living in low income communities. Empowering each member of the family is the key to building a successful family. We want to give individuals a sense of hope, independence, self improvement and achievement. We target the family as a unit children, teenagers and parents, and offer specialized programs designed to teach each member of the family important skills to function in a healthy and safe environment with the hope of achieving increased stability and oneness. For more information call 954-964-8347 or visit www.familyofhumanityinc.orgFamily of Humanity receives $500 donation from BB&T
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City officials have joined doglovers and their canine companions in giving the Hollywood Dog Beach an enthusiastic paws up. The trial recreation area that opened Aug. 31 at North Beach has become a permanent dog beach under an ordinance unanimously approved by city commissioners April 16. Well-mannered pooches are permitted on a 100-yard stretch of sand between Custer and Pershing streets, and its accompanying surf, Friday through Sunday from 5 to 9 p.m. during Daylight Savings Time and from 3 to 7 p.m. in the winter. The people are just absolutely delighted with the dog beach, said Helena Drori, president of Dog Beach of Hollywood (DBOH), an organization that fought for the canine recreation area for more than a year. The dog beach has been run well and it really has been a success thats been so positive for Hollywood. Despite area residents initial concerns about potential safety, health and environmental hazards, fourlegged beachgoers and their human counterparts caused no real problems during the seven-month trial period, according to city staff. Of the 4,138 individual canine visits counted by mid-March, only three citations were issued to owners, for failing to leash their dogs in the parking area. Dog beach supporters said expanding the recreational outlets for dog-lovers would be a selling point for tourists and those looking to buy property in a pet-friendly coastal community. The only other existing seaside exercise outlet for Broward residents and their pups is the 13-year-old Canine Beach on Sunrise Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale. During the trial period, the Hollywood Dog Beach cost just over $8,000 to run and generated close to $9,300 in revenue. DBOH paid for liability insurance and a beach ranger to patrol the area. Drori said the group, which encourages pet owners to act as ambassadors of the dog beach, mailed thousands of postcards as part of a pet-iquette educational campaign, and donated two large trash receptacles outfitted with doggy-waste bags and five humorous and very effective informational signs along Surf Road. City leaders praised the organization, which boasts more than 200 members, for its dedication in making the pilot program a success. Drori, a regular at the Hollywood Dog Beach along with her 7-year-old Weimaraner, Ginger, said DBOH plans to purchase additional trash receptacles to help keep the surrounding beach area litter-free. She hopes her groups efforts will encourage beachgoers to be responsible beyond the confines of the canine recreation area. Theres no reason why we cant make a difference, Drori said. Dog beach weekend passes are $10. A six-month pass costs $30 for Hollywood residents and $60 for nonresidents. Canine beachgoers also must have a current rabies tag. Pet owners are required to clean up after their furry charges and keep them on a leash or under voice command inside the dog beach. For more information on Dog Beach of Hollywood, upcoming fundraisers and other events, and various pet-related services, visit www.dboh.org Permanent dog beach approval granted by city commission by Caron Conway Correspondent
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When Lolas on Harrisons chef/ owner Michael Wagner made his entrepreneurial foray into restaurant ownership, he couldnt have picked a more challenging time and location. Located in the former Primanotte downtown Harrison Street locale near the Dixie Highway train tracks, the trendy eatery is virtually out of foot traffic range. Making matters riskier, Michaels Kitchen -a magnet for discriminating diners -closed about a month after Lolas opened. And to add insult to injury, the burgeoning downtown development pretty much came to a halt at the same time. But the success of the team at Lolas gives credence to the adage that tough times dont last, but tough people do. Youve got to credit the mild mannered, soft spoken, wellcredentialed former Tuscan chef with earning both local and national acclaim well in advance of Lolas one year anniversary. Lets face it, when a Hollywoodian makes the New York Times -its big news. Since Lolas is named after Wagners paternal grandmother, I figured what better way could there be to pay homage to mothers and grandmothers in the Mothers Day month of May than to feature the namesake eatery. (Check out the photo of Lola in either the mens or womens bathroom). Speaking of mothers, I brought along my friend Donald who flew here to visit his own mother. A good eater, like me, Donald practically lives to eat, so I knew hed be delighted. Liquor licenses are challenging and expensive, so Wagner made the most with his beer and wine license. Popular starters are sweet, and the now famous Saketinis are no exception. We began with sake, fresh pineapple puree and juice blended Pineapple Passion Saketini ($8) and a 12 oz. bottle of Sea Dog, Wild Blueberry Wheat Ale ($5). Donald quickly slurped down the Saketini, and I enjoyed the mild sweetness and gentle flavor of the fruit ale. Its noteworthy to mention here that general manager Heather Keenly hails from New York where beer is elevated to an upscale status, featured in varying sampling flights so brew aficionados can savor the nuances. Featuring a collection of American handcrafted and imported beers mostly ranging from $5 to $9, there are a few exceptions like the Oregon bred Rogue Ales Brewery, Imperial IPA ($20) or the same brewerys Juniper Ale ($12) amongst a few others. Still in liquid mode, Donald downed the highly recommended oyster shooter ($5) in a chilled shot glass consisting of one fresh shucked oyster marinating in dry sake, ginger, citrus ponzu sauce, and cilantro. Not much for oysters, I happily drank some of the flavorful juice that was marvelously devoid of fishiness. However, I do enjoy seafood and we both found the Salmon Tartar ($10) to be a winner. Hand cut Chilean salmon brought to life with lemon vinaigrette, red topiko caviar, black sesame seeds, jalapeno chile oil, and complimented by cassava crackers, this dish is a delightful and less pricey version of tuna tartar. Next we sampled the lemonyflavored Caesar Salad with fork and knife romaine hearts (whole uncut leafs), shaved reggianito, complimented by white anchovies, sided by freshly baked Parmesan twists ($9). If you like a tart lemony Caesar, this is the dish for you. The Parmesan twists are so good; they could stand on their own. At chefs suggestion, we decided to sample dinner entrees and we were both very pleased. I loved the Pan Roasted Turkey Tenderloin with caramelized Brussels sprouts, cream polenta, complimented by the pomegranate-sun dried cherry gravy ($19). I found the turkey to be extraordinarily tender, moist and flavorful without screaming turkey. This is the perfect holiday dish and its offered at lunch as well. Donald preferred the Grilled Skirt Steak ($23) cooked in a homemade sweet based house steak sauce, similar to Peter Lugers Steakhouse sauce, sided with Parmesan potatoes au gratin, sauted broccoli. Wrapped in a coil like Floridian South American beefs, this dish offers a huge portion of flavorful meat. Those looking for summertime Q, will probably want to taste the tenderto-the-touch Coca-Cola barbecued beef short ribs coupled with buttermilk onion rings, and creamed corn with tarragon ($22). I do too, particularly from the press this lunch time entre has received. If you try it first, let me know if its really as good as they say. But, appetites being what they are, we decided to move on to dessert and Im glad we did. The Raspberry Crme Brulee ($6) not just garnered with fresh raspberries but also made with fresh raspberries was delightfully light and the fruit added an almost nutty flavor. I really enjoyed it but my all time favorite was the Chocolate Stout Cake with Chocolate Stout frosting and Chocolate Sauce ($7). Made from almost a full bottle of Rogue Ales Brewery, Chocolate Stout, Oregon 22 oz 6.0% ABV ($12), the cake has a rich chocolate flavor without being too sweet. Per chefs suggestion, we washed the cake down with the namesake beer, and if I wasnt such a coffeeholic, the pairing would make sense. I was so impressed with the desserts that I suggested he offer a special dessert or after dinner menu for those who are wallet conscious. And, speaking of wallet consciousness, Lolas has some helpful tricks. For one, theyre offering lunch which features the Coca Cola Q and other popular dishes, but at a lesser price than dinner. Additionally, Lolas recently introduced their version of a Sunset Dinner, affectionately called the Nightfall Dinner Menu, served Tuesday through Sunday from 5 p.m. 6:30 p.m. Priced to please, $35 gives you a choice of appetizer, entre and dessert with complimentary wine, beer, Saketini, American coffee, iced tea or soda. With Mothers Day fast upon us, it might be a good time to stroll down Harrison Street and see what all the brouhaha is all about. Lolas on Harrison a new beacon for discriminating diners LOLAS ON HARRISONDOWNTOWN HOLLYWOOD Send your dining suggestions and feedback to email@example.com
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We stressed the importance of the First Amendment and the value of communication skills. Then we gave them their first newspaper deadline, said Sandomir. Students were each given a story assignment for the paper. Some chose to write about their mothers and others on the topic of their school, Hollywood Central Elementary. Alexa from Amy Hayes thirdgrade class reported, The teachers in Hollywood Central are caring and extraordinary. In Hollywood Central they teach you math, science, manners, and how to be a good student. Hollywood Central is the best! I like ice cream on Wednesdays and the food, too, said third-grader Andrea. I like the fall masquerade... and the fundraiser and the shows that the students do every year. Next to recess and teachers, the food seems to be a big hit at Hollywood Central. Brichele from Hayes thirdgrade class stressed, I like it when we have tacos for lunch. I also like Hollywood Central because of the ice cream on Wednesdays. Robert from Shirley Moskowitzs third-grade class did an excellent job on his headline and story. He reported that his favorite thing at Hollywood Central is the Math Super Stars program. When you get a certain amount [of stars] you get a prize, he explained. Students were excited to learn that some of their story assignments would be shared in this Mothers Day edition of Hollywood Gazette and chose to take the opportunity on Career Day to share what they love most about mom. I love my mom because I think she is special and she will always have a special spot in my heart. My mom makes sure we are healthy and we are fed right, explained Devin from Hayes third-grade class. Tyrone from the same class added, I like the way my moms smile blooms during the day. I like the way she hugs me when I am sad and how she supports me when Im about to give up. Shirley Moskowitzs third-grade students were also happy to report breaking news messages to mom through the paper. Sarah reported, I love my mom because she talks to me every single day, and when I have a cavity she brings me to the dentist. Mary cited fresh dinners every day and lots of flowers at the end of my shows as the key reasons mom means so much. Victorias mom is always there for her. Like once, I fell... and guess what? She kissed all of my boo-boos. Thats what I love about my mom. Sonali is looking forward to trapeze lessons at the ArtsPark at Young Circle that her mom promised after she finishes her homework. We do Career Day every year and I think the neatest thing is that we have such a diversity of people coming in, said Principal Fran Merenstein. Its important to teach kids that there are a lot of different things you can do. Fifth-grade teacher Deborah Cowfer, the Career Day coordinator, said the event is always a big hit with the students. They like to ask questions, she said. The kids look forward to it. And to show their appreciation, as well as reinforce their language arts lessons, students write thank-you notes to the guest speakers. Cowfer said Career Day participants, each of whom made three 40-minute presentations, reflected a pretty good mix of both community members and parents. Merenstein said its important to involve the community in school events such as Career Day. We want the community to know that we are a community school, she said. Weve been here since 1922.
WOMEN IN NETWORKING WIN offers a variety of meet n greet monthly events & creativity workshops in Downtown Hollywood. Call 954-668-3589. JEWISH WAR VETS SOUGHT The Jewish War Veterans of Post 613 meet the first Sunday of every month; 10 a.m.; Meyerhoff Senior Center, 3081 Taft St. Call Morton Weiner, 954-961-3330. MOMS CLUB The MOMS Club (Moms Offering Moms Support) is a national organization for at-home mothers with monthly daytime meetings, activities, playgroups & special events. Email firstname.lastname@example.org; www.geocities.com/momsclubofhollywood. SCORE VOLUNTEERS SCORE #235 needs volunteers to counsel individuals in business or those who want to start a new business; training provided; 3475 Sheridan St., Suite 203. Call Phyllis Schwartz, 954-966-8415. SENIOR PROGRAMS Free classes for ages 60+ include Yoga, Tai Chi, Meditation, Current Events, Painting, Jewelry Making, Brain Aerobics, Bridge & Defensive Driving; field trips & Adult Day Care Program also offered; Joseph Meyerhoff/ Southeast Focal Point Senior Center, 3081 Taft St. Call Janet, 954-966-9805. WALKING CLUB Commit 2B Fit program for all ages on 2-mi. walking path, with T-shirt & certificate for reaching distance goals & bandanas for dogs accompanying owners; 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. daily; T.Y. Park, 3300 N. Park Rd.; free ($1 park admission for ages 6 & up on weekends & holidays). Call 954-985-1980. GOLF LESSONS Through May 10, learn the fundamentals of golfing or hone your skills in an intermediate or advanced course; days & times vary; Orangebrook Golf & Country Club, 400 Entrada Dr. Call 954-967-4653 for fees. SOUTH FLORIDA BALLET THEATER Registration for summer camps & ticket sales for June 1 end-of-season performance are now underway. Call 954-929-4601. EXPLODING THE LOTUS Visual arts exhibition of South Asian artists runs through May 25; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.Sat. & noon-4 p.m. Sun.; Art & Culture Center of Hollywood, 1650 Harrison St.; $6 adults, $3 students, seniors & ages 4-13, free to Center members & children under 3. Call 954-921-3274. JAY OR: SKYGARDEN Installation/light boxes visual arts exhibition runs through May 11, part of the Focus South Florida Project Room Series; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat. & noon-4 p.m. Sun.; Art & Culture Center of Hollywood, 1650 Harrison St.; $6 adults, $3 students, seniors & ages 4-13, free to Center members & children under 3. Call 954-921-3274. DAMIAN ROJO: FEELING SMALL Visual arts exhibition, part of the Focus South Florida Project Room Series, runs May 23-June 22; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat. & noon-4 p.m. Sun.; Art & Culture Center of Hollywood, 1650 Harrison St.; $6 adults, $3 students, seniors & ages 4-13, free to Center members & children under 3. Call 954-921-3274. BRIDGE WITH MYRA 7-10 p.m.; Hollywood Beach Culture & Community Center, 1301 S. Ocean Dr.; cost varies; metered parking. Call 954-921-3600. KIDOKINETICS Ages 2-4 learn a new sport each week in a fun, noncompetitive atmosphere, including soccer, hockey, tennis, basketball, volleyball, Frisbee, golf, hula-hoop, obstacle course & T-ball; 4:30-5:15 p.m.; David Park Community Center, 108 N 33rd Ct.; $80/8 weeks. Call 954-385-8511. may events Experience Downtown Hollywood like never before with new shops, restaurants and galleries, brick-lined sidewalks, and the ArtsPark at Young Circle. Mark your calendar for these upcoming free events.info: downtownhollywood.com or 954.921.3016Sunday, May 4thdream car classic1ST S UNDAY OF EVERY MON T H BE T WEEN YOUNG CIR C LE & 21 ST AVE 10AM3PM Dozens of vintage cars line Hollywood Boulevard. Music, entertainment, childrens activities & more! Sponsored by: Kindred Hospital HollywoodThursday, May 8thinternational film series2ND THUR S DAY OF E VERY M ON T H HOLLYWOOD C EN T RAL PERFORMING AR TS C EN T ER (1770 Monroe Street at US1) 7PM $2/PER S ON L overs of the A rctic Circle Spanish (subtitled)Presented by the Fort Lauderdale International Film FestivalThursday, May15th3rd thursdays in the parkE VERY 3RD THUR S DAY A R TSP ARK A T Y OUNG CIR C LE 79PM $2/PER S ON Live music in the park Bring a blanket and enjoy a concert from the lawn of the amphitheater. Info: 954-921-3500 Saturday, May 17thartwalk3RD SA T URDAY OF E VERY MON T H 710PM F REE B ring this ad to receive a FREE GIF T at AN S U G allery (111 S. 19th A venue) between 710pm Visit galleries and shops while enjoying art, cultural entertainment, hors doeuvres, wine and strolling musicians. Maps available at Comfort Zone Studio 2028 Harrison Street PARKING : Park in one of our Municipal Garages for only 75 per hour. No time limit... no parking tickets... the best place to park in Downtown Hollywood. TWO LO C A T ION S : 20th Avenue & Van Buren St, and 19th Avenue, between Tyler St & Polk St (Radius)
BASIC COMPUTER FOR SENIORS Class runs through May 19; 7-8 p.m.; Washington Park Community Center, 5199 Pembroke Rd.; free. Call Sharon, 954-967-4240. STEPPIN WITH STYLISTIC STEPPERS For adult beginners; 7-8:30 p.m.; Fred Lippman Multi-Purpose Center, 2030 Polk St.; $20/person or $30/couple for 1 session; $90/person or $140/couple for 5 lessons. Call 954-921-3408. FLASHETTES Through May 19, 5 Star Youth of America Baton Twirling & Pom Pom Dance Classes for ages 3 & up; 4:30-5:30 p.m.; Montella Park, 1231 N. 69th Way; $30/month; batons & poms may be purchased at class. Call 954-444-9190. HATHA YOGA CLASS Instructor-led class for adults; 6:45-8 p.m.; Anne Kolb Nature Center at West Lake Park, 751 Sheridan St.; $10/session. Call 954-926-2480. BRIDGE WITH BARBARA WHITE 10 a.m.-noon; Hollywood Beach Culture & Community Center, 1301 S. Ocean Dr.; $8 residents, $9 nonresidents. Call 954-921-3600. BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING Stay aware of your cardiovascular health; 9:30-11a.m.; Memorial Senior Partners, 7031 Taft St.; free. Call 954-963-8030. PRE-NATAL YOGA Strengthening postures & breathing techniques safe for all trimesters assist relaxation during labor & birth; 6-7 p.m.; Temple Beth El, 1351 S. 14th Ave. Call instructor Jiwan Kaur, 954-445-6775. ADULT BALLET CLASSES For intermediate level; 7-8:30 p.m.; Arts Academy of Hollywood, 1955 Harrison St. Call 954-923-1950 for fee. MUSIC & DANCING UNDER THE STARS Mondays Theater Under the Stars series; Tuesdays Dancing in the Moonlight series; Wednesdays On the Broadwalk series; 7:30-9 p.m.; Hollywood Beach Theater, Johnson St. & the Broadwalk; weather permitting; free. Call 954-921-3404. ATEMI-RYU KARATE Ages 5 & up learn self-defense, discipline & build confidence; 4-5 p.m.; T.Y. Park, 3300 N. Park Rd.; $35/month. Call 954-985-1980 or instructor Joseph Williams, 954-275-6121. MOMMIES IN MOTION Fitness class features cardiovascular, strength & flexibility training; 9-10:30 a.m.; T.Y. Park, 3300 N. Park Rd.; $7/class or $60/10 classes. Call 954-864-9098. KARATE CLASSES All ages are welcome at World Tae Kwon Do classes; 6-7:15 p.m.; Washington Park Community Center, 5199 Pembroke Rd.; $30/ month. Call 954-243-7297. DANCE CLASSES Modern, liturgical, ballet, jazz & lyrical for ages 5 & up presented by the Feet That Preach Institute; 6-8:30 p.m.; McNicol Community Center, 1411 S. 28th Ave.; $30 residents, $40 nonresidents. Call Shirley Jones, 754-368-3171. DUPLICATE BRIDGE ACBL-sanctioned game with Jim Gordon includes complimentary coffee & snacks; 12:30 p.m.; Hollywood Beach Culture & Community Center, 1301 S. Ocean Dr.; $4. Call 954-921-3600. TEEN DANCE CLASSES Ballet (6:15-7:30 p.m. Mon.), Hip Hop (6:15-7:30 p.m. Thurs.) & Lyrical Jazz (5:15-6:15 p.m. Fri.); Arts Academy of Hollywood, 1955 Harrison St.; $17/class. Call 954-923-1950. AEROBICS AT THE YMCA Highand low-impact step aerobics; mornings & evenings; 3161 Taft St. Call Patty Ceballos, 954-989-9622. ADULT PAINTING CLASSES 6:30-9 p.m.; Arts Academy of Hollywood, 1955 Harrison St. Call 954-923-1950 for fee. BONES FOR LIFE Learn how to stimulate bone strength through natural movement & weight-bearing posture; participants should bring a mat or blanket; 10-11 a.m.; Hollywood Beach Culture & Community Center, 1301 S. Ocean Dr.; $10/ class or $64/8 classes; metered parking. Call 954-921-3600. ADULT TAP CLASSES For beginners; 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Arts Academy of Hollywood, 1955 Harrison St. Call 954-923-1950 for fee. LAUGHTER YOGA World peace through laughter; 8:30 a.m.; TY Park (Pavilion 8), Park Rd. & Sheridan St. Call 954-989-3774. BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP Meets 7-8:30 p.m.; Hollywood Memorial Regional South (5th Floor West), 3600 Washington St.; free; reservations preferred. Call Devera Richter, 954-985-6371. ADULT ACTING CLASSES 8-11 p.m.; Arts Academy of Hollywood, 1955 Harrison St. Call 954-923-1950 for fee. BEGINNERS YOGA Relaxing stretches lay the foundation for basic yoga poses to restore body, mind & self; 5:15 p.m.; Visual Arts Pavilions aerobics room, ArtsPark at Young Circle (E. side), Hollywood Blvd. & U.S. 1; $10/class. Call 954-547-3079. DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP 2:30-4:30 p.m.; Hollywood Beach Culture & Community Center, 1301 S. Ocean Dr.; free; metered parking. Call 954-921-3600. ADULT BALLET CLASSES For beginners; noon-1:30 p.m. & 7:30-8:30 p.m.; Arts Academy of Hollywood, 1955 Harrison St. Call 954-923-1950 for fee; www. artsacademyofhollywood.com. BLOOD GLUCOSE CONTROL Learn how to use your daily self-monitored blood glucose to improve diabetes control with Internet tools; 2:30-4:30 p.m.; Hollywood Beach Culture & Community Center, 1301 S. Ocean Dr.; free. Call 954-270-2662 to register. 3HO KUNDALINI YOGA As taught by Yogi Bhajan for all ages & levels: Postures, Breathing, Meditation, Chanting, Massage, Diet, Hygiene; 6-7 p.m.; 3901 S. Ocean Dr.; $15; 1st class free with 10 paid classes. Call Sadhana Kaur Khalsa, 954-237-4186. KINDERMUSIK Children uncover an engaging musical world while building confidence, self-control & communications skills; 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tues. (ages up to 18 months); 10:30-11:15 a.m. Tues. & Thurs., & 9:15-10 a.m. Sat. (18-36 months); Arts Academy of Hollywood, 1955 Harrison St. Call 954-923-1950 for fees. KARATE CLASSES USA Goju Karate classes develop courtesy & self-confidence while teaching self-defense; 6-7 p.m. (beginner kids), 7-8 p.m. (adults); Montella Park, 1231 N. 69th Way; $30/month resident ($20/2nd family member), $35/ month nonresident; register 5 minutes before class. Call Ed Gonzalez, 305-801-3361. ADULT ART CLASSES Learn Experimental Painting, Portrait Drawing & Still Life Drawing; 7-9 p.m.; Muzart Kidz Konnection, 1205 S. 21st Ave. Call 954-924-1133 for fees. STRETCH & SCULPT Develop flexibility, agility & a toned body; 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Arts Academy of Hollywood, 1955 Harrison St. Call 954-923-1950 for fee. THRIFT SHOP Open to public, volunteers needed; 9 a.m.noon; Hollywood Hills United Methodist Church, 400 N. 35th Ave. Call 954-989-8304. BEGINNER BALLROOM Learn basic merengue moves, no partner needed; 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Arts Academy of Hollywood, 1955 Harrison St. Call 954-923-1950 for fee. PEE WEE TENNIS LESSONS For ages 4-8; 5:30-7 p.m.; David Park Tennis Center, 510 N. 33rd Ct.; $15 per session. Call 954-967-4237. DINNER & DANCING Buffet dinner & music by the Harvey Nevins Band; 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Hillcrest Golf and Country Club, 4600 Hillcrest Dr.; $14.95 & 2-drink min. Reservations: 954-987-5000. MENS GOLF GROUP Register for 9 holes of golf & dinner with the Hollywood Mens Golf Association; 4:30 p.m.; Orangebrook Golf & Country Club, 400 Entrada Dr.; $25 annual dues. Call Brian, 954-967-4653, ext. 24. ZAMAR SCHOOL OF PERFORMING ARTS Piano, boys violin & band classes for ages 6 & older, with scholarships & family discounts available; 3-5 p.m. Wed. & 3-7:30 p.m. Thurs.; McNicol Community Center, 1411 S. 28th Ave. Call Dr. Brown, 954-288-5443. CARDIO P.A.R.A.D.E. Dance your way into better shape to the rhythms of salsa, samba, merengue, konpa, soca & hip hop; 8 p.m. Wed. & Thurs., 11 a.m. Sat.; Synergize, 1948 Tyler St.; $10/class (1st class free). Call 954-924-4465. PROPERTY TAX OUTREACH Through May, Broward County Property Tax Appraisers Office will assist with Homestead, Senior or other exemption applications & answer questions on property taxes; 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Hollywood City Hall, 2600 Hollywood Blvd.; free; various documents required to file. Call 954-357-5579, email email@example.com, or visit www.bcpa.net. TEEN AWARENESS GROUP (TAG) Through May 15, activities for ages 12-17 include basketball, weightlifting, community projects, etiquette, safety & first aid, fitness, cooking, computer basics, peer pressure, field trips & motivational speakers; 6-7 p.m.; Washington Park Community Center, 5199 Pembroke Rd.; cost TBA. Call Sharon, 954-967-4240. ADULT HIP HOP CLASSES 7:30-8:30 p.m.; Arts Academy of Hollywood, 1955 Harrison St. Call 954-923-1950 for fee. LAUGHTER YOGA 7-7:45 p.m.; Hollywood Beach Culture & Community Center, 1301 S. Ocean Dr.; free; metered parking. Call 954-921-3600. BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP Share your loss with others; 2:30-3:30 p.m.; Hollywood Memorial Regional South, 3600 Washington St.; free; reservations required. Presented by Hospice By The Sea. Call 954-985-6371. PINK RIBBON YOGA Class for anyone touched by breast cancer
emphasizes relaxation, restorative breathing & gentle stretching to improve endurance & promote overall wellness; 11:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m.; Hollywood Memorial Regional South (Studio B), 300 Hollywood Way; 1st class free. Call 954-985-5800. BRIDGE CLUB ACBL-sanctioned game with complimentary coffee & cookies; 7:15 p.m.; Temple Beth El, 1351 S. 14th Ave.; $7. Call 954-920-8225 OJIMA REIKI BY THE BEACH Noninvasive mind-body technique includes a 15-minute guided imagery meditation with Reiki masters Gilbert & Mary Lou Cruz; 7-8:30 p.m.; Hollywood Beach Culture & Community Center, 1301 S. Ocean Dr.; $5 donation, $1/hr. parking. Call 954-985-8752 or 954-921-3600. CARDIO-SCULPT WORKOUT Build endurance, strength & flexibility through a low-impact cardio routine followed by strength-training exercises & stretching; 9:30-10:15 a.m.; Arts Academy of Hollywood, 1955 Harrison St.; $17/class. Call 954-923-1950. TAI CHI CLASSES 10-11:30 a.m.; Fred Lippman Multi-Purpose Center, 2030 Polk St.; $50/month adults; $30/ month ages 60+. Call 954-921-3408. NEW YORK SALSA CLASSES For adults; 7:30-8:30 p.m. & 8:30-9:30 p.m.; Arts Academy of Hollywood, 1955 Harrison St. Call 954-923-1950 for fee. YOGA WITH RAINJITA 10-11 a.m.; Hollywood Beach Culture & Community Center, 1301 S. Ocean Dr.; $10/ class; metered parking. Call 954-921-3600. SINGLE GOURMET Provides upscale gatherings for singles to meet & mingle at some of the finest restaurants in Hollywood. Call 954-723-9608. FREESTYLE FRIDAY STEPPIN 7-8:30 p.m.; Fred Lippman Multi-Purpose Center, 2030 Polk St.; $5/person. Call 954-921-3408. SUPERVISED BRIDGE PLAY 10 a.m.-noon; Hollywood Beach Culture & Community Center, 1301 S. Ocean Dr.; $5 residents, $6 nonresidents. Call 954-921-3600. PLAZA PERFORMANCES Bring a blanket or lawn chair & enjoy live entertainment; 4-6 p.m.; ArtsPark at Young Circle, Hollywood Blvd. & U.S. 1; free. Call 954-921-3500. TEEN VOLUNTEER ADVENTURES Opportunities throughout S. Fla.; dates & times vary by activity; McNicol Community Center, 1411 S. 28th Ave.; free with transportation. Call 954-921-3511. NORDIC POLE WALKING Latest fitness craze from Europe burns calories with low impact on joints while walking with light ski poles; 9:30 a.m.; meets in front of Visual Arts Pavilion, ArtsPark at Young Circle (E. side), Hollywood Blvd. & U.S. 1; $10/class & $2 pole rental. Call 954-547-3079. TAI CHI CLASS FOR SENIORS Improve balance & strength; help prevent osteoporosis, weak bone density, hypertension & strokes; 10 a.m.; Classic Residence by Hyatt, 2480 N. Park Rd.; free. RSVP: 954-963-0200. MIXED MARTIAL ARTS Little Ninjas (ages 5-7), 9:45-10:30 a.m.; Little Dragons (ages 3-5), 10:45-11:30 a.m.; Muzart Kidz Konnection, 1205 S. 21st Ave. Call 954-924-1133 for fees; www.muzartkidz. net. BOOT CAMP FITNESS PROGRAM Szondi Institute combines methods of military training, martial arts & fitness to tone & strengthen the body while burning calories; 9:30-10:30 a.m.; ArtsPark at Young Circle, Hollywood Blvd. & U.S. 1. Call 954-921-500 or 954-963-7712 for fees. ABCS (ABS, BALANCE AND CORE) Creative exercises focus on all abdominal muscles, followed by back-strengthening, core & challenging balance poses; 10:30 a.m.; Visual Arts Pavilions aerobics room, ArtsPark at Young Circle (E. side), Hollywood Blvd. & U.S. 1; $10/class. Call 954-547-3079. ORGANIC GREEN MARKET Featuring Joshs Organic Garden; 9 a.m.-5:31 p.m., rain or shine; Harrison St. & the Broadwalk. Call 954-456-3276. NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER Various faiths represented; noon; City Hall South Lawn, 2600 Hollywood Blvd.; free. Call 954-319-4147. LOST LANDMARKS Hollywood Historical Society presents a program on Lost Landmarks of Hollywood by the Broward County Historical Commission; 7 p.m.; Hollywood Beach Resort, 101 N. Ocean Dr.; $10 donation requested. Call 954-923-5590. FILM FLAM Features Flyboys (PG-13) & light refreshments; 10 a.m.-noon; Fred Lippman Multi-Purpose Center, 2030 Polk St.; $1. Call 954-921-3408. JUNIOR OLYMPICS 2008 Jr. Olympic Skills Competition for boys & girls ages 8-13 includes basketball, soccer, USTA Rapid Rally Tennis, track & field; 1-4 p.m.; Driftwood Park, 3000 N. 69th Ave.; free (proof of age required). Call 954-967-4241. GRAND OPENING FESTIVITIES Anytime Fitness celebrates with guest speakers, refreshments, giveaways every half-hour & free classes (10 a.m. kickboxing & 12:30 p.m. kids hip hop); 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; 1715 E. Young Circle; free. Call 954-920-5802. FAMILY FUN DAY Old-Fashioned 1970s Block Party celebrates the Liberia communitys heritage & revitalization & raises funds to refurbish Cradle Nursery Inc. with 3-on-3 basketball contest ($5, ages 10-17), plus live music, bounce house, Double Dutch & Hula Hoop contests; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center, 2400 Charleston St.; free. Call Les, 954-921-2371. CONCERT IN THE PARK Bring a blanket or lawn chair & enjoy Grammy-nominated Sammy Figueroa & the Latin Jazz Explosion; 8-9:30 p.m.; ArtsPark at Young Circle (SE Quadrant Amphitheater), Hollywood Blvd. & U.S. 1; free. Call 954-921-3500. KAYAK for BEGINNERS Skills include basic stroke, long-distance paddling, sea-kayaking & safety; 9-11:30 a.m.; Holland Park, Johnson St. & Northlake Dr.; $35 (ages 15+). Call Marcy, 954-967-4644, or instructor Colleen, 954-328-5231. COIN & COLLECTIBLE SHOW Presented by Gold Coast Coin Club of Hollywood; 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; David Park Community Center, 108 N. 33rd Ct.; free. Call 954-967-4236. FOOTPRINTS IN THE SAND Epilepsy Foundations annual walk from North Beach Park to Johnson St. & back raises funds & awareness; 8 a.m.-noon; North Beach Park, 3501 N. Ocean Dr. Call Daisy Guerra, 954-779-1509. DREAM CAR CLASSIC Features dozens of precars, live music & entertainment, kids arts & crafts; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. (car registration starts at 9 a.m.); Hollywood Blvd. between 19th & 21st Ave.; free. Call Downtown CRA, 954-921-3016. AMERICAN PRIDE DANCE Senior dance features Ken Manchester & Eazy Livin; 2-4 p.m.; Fred Lippman Multi-Purpose Center, 2030 Polk St.; free for ages 60+ (ID required). Call 954-921-3408. SWIM LESSONS For ages 3 & up; 6:30-7:15 p.m. (age 3 with parent & ages 4-5); 7:30-8:15 p.m. (ages 6-adult); Driftwood Aquatic Complex, 3000 N. 69th Ave.; $40 resident, $50 nonresident. Call 954-967-4644. FILM FLAM Features the comedy No Reservations (PG-13) & light refreshments; 10 a.m.-noon; Fred Lippman Multi-Purpose Center, 2030 Polk St.; $1. Call 954-921-3408. PET ADOPTION DAY 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Hollywood City Hall, 2600 Hollywood Blvd.; free. Call Office of Code Enforcement, 954-921-3061. WOMENS NETWORKING NIGHT OUT All welcome; 7 p.m.; Hollywood Vine, 2035 Harrison St.; $14, includes glass of wine, snacks, promotional giveaways, raffle. RSVP: 954-668-3589. OPEN MIC AT M&D All performers ages 18+ are welcome (poets, singers, rappers, actors, dancers, etc.); 7 p.m. sign-up, 8 p.m. showtime; The National Association of the Mother and Daughter Bonding Network, Inc., 315 S. 21st Ave.; free. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org. TEEN RETREAT Hollywood Organization for Teens, for grades 6-12, offers homework assistance, group activities, field trips, community service & peer guidance; 6-8:30 p.m.; Driftwood Park Community Center, 3000 N. 69th Ave.; $25 membership (payable in Oct.). Call Jim Warner, 954-967-4241. SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION Hollywood residents can register early for summer camp (ages 6-13); New Image Camp (reading/math skills); Science, Education and Adventure (S.E.A.) Camp (ages 8-14) at Hollywood Beach Culture & Community Center; summer camp for year-round students at McNicol Center; Multi-Sports Camp; & various aquatics programs; register 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Call your local community center for details. 11TH ANNUAL CUISINE FOR ART Fundraiser presented by the Art & Culture Center of Hollywood features public & appointed officials as celebrity waiters & a silent auction; 6-10 p.m.; Hollywood Beach Marriott, 2501 N. Ocean Dr. Call 954-921-3274. FILM SERIES Downtown Hollywood International Series produced by Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival features Lovers of the Arctic Circle (Spanish); 7 p.m.; Hollywood Central Performing Arts Center, 1770 Monroe St.; $2. Call Downtown CRA, 954-921-3016. TEMPLE BETH EL BOOK CLUB Exile by Richard North Patterson centers on the love affair between a Jewish law student & a Palestinian exchange student & how it becomes entwined in a terrorist plot; 10:30 a.m.; Temple Beth El, 1351 S. 14th Ave. Call Hinda Smith, 954-454-5301. FILM FLAM Features 3:10 to Yuma (R) & light refreshments; 10 a.m.-noon; Fred Lippman Multi-Purpose Center, 2030 Polk St.; $1. Call 954-921-3408. LEGISLATIVE UPDATE BREAKFAST Speakers include local state reps. & state
senator panel; 7:30-9 a.m.; Hillcrest Golf & Country Club, 4600 Hillcrest Dr.; $12 members, $18 future members. Register online by noon May 8; 954-923-4000. BROADWALK FRIDAY FEST Features entertainment by Mariachi Noches de Acapulco; 7-10 p.m.; Hollywood Beach Theater, Johnson St. & the Broadwalk; free. Call Beach CRA, 954-924-2980. LOW COST PET VACCINATION CLINIC $6 rabies shots & appts. made for free spaying & neutering for dogs & cats; 11 a.m.-2:45 p.m.; David Park Community Center, 108 N. 33rd Ct. Call Linda DeNapoli, 954-921-3061. BOYS NIGHT OUT Ages 6-11 enjoy music, games, movies & a meal; 6:30-10:30 p.m.; McNicol Community Center, 1411 S. 28th Ave.; $5. Call 954-921-3511. TYBEE 500 6-day, 540-mi. catamaran race makes an overnight stop from the Keys to Tybee Island, GA; race continues at 10 a.m. Mon.; host hotel is Hollywood Beach Marriott, 2501 N. Ocean Dr.; Call 954-921-3404 or Chuck Bargeron, 912-507-9983; www.tybee500.com. WOMENS CREATIVITY DISCOVERY Workshop taps into your inner writer & artist; 7-9 p.m. (6:45 registration); Arts Academy of Hollywood, 1955 Harrison St.; $15, includes art supplies (bring pad & pen). RSVP: 954-668-3589 or email@example.com. FILM FLAM Features Dr. No/007 (PG) & light refreshments; 10 a.m.-noon; Fred Lippman Multi-Purpose Center, 2030 Polk St.; $1. Call 954-921-3408. LUPUS SUPPORT GROUP Monthly meeting conducted by Lupus Foundation of America, Southeast Florida Chapter; 6:30-8:00 p.m.; Esther Grossman Womens Health and Resource Center, 4320 Sheridan St. Call 800-339-0586. THIRD THURSDAYS CONCERT Bring a blanket & enjoy live music on the lawn; 7-9 p.m.; ArtsPark at Young Circle (Amphitheater Stage, SE Quadrant), Hollywood Blvd. & U.S. 1; free. Call 954-921-3500. DEPRESSION GLASS CLUB S. Fla. Depression Glass Club promotes awareness & appreciation of depressionera glassware; 7:30 p.m.; Fred Lippman Multi-Purpose Center, 2030 Polk St. Call 954-964-8073. FILM FLAM Features The Game Plan (PG) & light refreshments; 10 a.m.-noon; Fred Lippman Multi-Purpose Center, 2030 Polk St.; $1. Call 954-921-3408. NOVA SINGERS Holiday Choral Series; 8:15 p.m.; Taft Street Baptist Church, 7241 Taft St.; free will offering. Call Pam Yester, 954-262-2135. HYP KICK-OFF Hollywood Young Professionals event features lunch & guest speaker Andy Litinsky of Trump Productions; noon-1:30 p.m.; Hollywood Beach Marriott, 2501 N. Ocean Dr.; $35, or $45 at door. Register online by noon May 15: www.hollywoodchamber.org; 954-923-4000. RED, WHITE & BLUEGRASS 6th annual festival features traditional & contemporary bluegrass, including 12-time Grammy-winner Ricky Skaggs; 6-10 p.m. Fri., noon-11 p.m. Sat. & noon-9 p.m. Sun.; Beach Broadwalk from Johnson St. to Hollywood Blvd.; free. Call the Beach CRA, 954-924-2980. PUBLIC SAFETY OPEN HOUSE Event sponsored by Fire/Rescue & Police depts. includes firefighting & rescue demonstrations; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; David Park Community Center, 108 N. 33rd Ct.; free. Call 954-967-4248. ARTWALK Stroll through the Downtown Art & Design District to view gallery openings & artists exhibits; 7-10 p.m.; pick up guided map at Comfort Zone Studio & Spa, 2028 Harrison St., Suite 1; complimentary refreshments at all galleries & participating businesses; free. Call 954-921-3016. PARENTS NIGHT OUT Ages 4 & up enjoy an arts-related class & pizza party; 6-9:30 p.m.; Arts Academy of Hollywood, 1955 Harrison St. Call 954-923-1950 for fee; www. artsacademyofhollywood.com. SUNDAY FAMILY DAY Art & Culture Center of Hollywood presents an Origami Workshop with Kuniko Yamamoto; 1 p.m.; ArtsPark at Young Circle (NE Quadrant), Hollywood Blvd. & U.S. 1; free for Center members, $5 nonmembers. Call 954-921-3274. NOVA SINGERS Holiday Choral Series; 4 p.m.; First Presbyterian Church, 1600 Hollywood Blvd.; free will offering. Call Pam Yester, 954-262-2135. 5/31/2008 5/31/2008 *MINIMUM FEE ONLY. THE PATIENT AND ANY OTHER PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR PAYMENT HAS A RIGHT TO REFUSE TO PAY, CANCEL PAYMENT, OR BE REIMBURSED FOR PAYMENT FOR ANY OTHER SERVICE, EXAMINATION, OR TREATMENT WHICH IS PERFORMED AS A RESULT OF AND WITHIN 72 HOURS OR RESPONDING TO THE ADVERTISEMENT FOR THE FEE, DISCOUNTED FEE, OR REDUCE FEE SERVICE, EXAMINATION, OR TREATMENT.
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