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The Lifestyle List

 

Throughout the Month

Fun throughout the month of October, including ways to honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month

 

Pretty in Pink

  • When: Through October
  • Where: Sugar Factory
  • What: In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Sugar Factory offers the Pretty in Pink milkshake (pictured above);  $1 of every milkshake sold will be donated to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.
  • Info: sugarfactory.com/location/ocean-drive-miami

 

Mixed Drink, Mug and Munchie

  • When: Throughout October
  • Where: KINGS Dining & Entertainment Doral
  • What: Everyday in October, KINGS offers the Pops Rock Martini (pictured) for $5.99, a 32-ounce mug of Sam Seasonal for $8.99 and a Brats and Bites plaeers (pretzel, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes and more) for $9.99.
  • Info: kings-de.com/miami-doral

 

ArtHeart Exhibit

  • When: Through Oct. 27
  • Where: Historic Ali Cultural Arts, 353 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.,
    Pompano Beach
  • What: ArtHeart Artist Group and Ali Cultural Arts collaborate in this exhibit of new and established artists such as Daniel Garcia, Jacalyn Gmoch and Nathalie Hernandez (work pictured right).
  • Info: aliarts.org

 

Florida Biennial

  • When: Through Oct. 21
  • Where: Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, 1650 Harrison St., Hollywood
  • What: The exhibit features work from Florida artists and explores issues of ecology and multicultural identities, presenting a vision for Florida’s cultural climate and its place in a global economy.
  • Info: artandculturecenter.org

 

Save the Boobies: Bras Across The Balcony

  • When: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Where: The Balcony, 1309 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale
  • What: Every Sunday this month, The Balcony will host its Revitalize Sunday Rooftop Brunch Party: Save the Boobies ? Bras Across The Balcony to raise funds for the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center of University of Miami Health System. During the events, $1 from every drink purchased during this event to be donated and additional donations. Pink feather boas are available for a $5 donation and breast cancer fighters and survivors receive a complimentary glass of rose.
  • Info: RSVP to reserve your table by calling The Balcony at (754) 200-6344; facebook.com/events/547187255724065; TheBalconyonLasOlas.com

 

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Friday, October 19

Stone crab season is underway, bringing loads of fun with it.

 

Miami Big Sounds Orchestra

  • When: 8 p.m.
  • Where: Arts Garage, 94 NE Second Ave., Delray Beach
  • What: The 18-piece collaboration of Miami’s best Latin jazz musicians have performed with a who’s who of soul, jazz and Latin musicians.
  • Info: artsgarage.org

 

The Who’s “Tommy”

  • When: Oct. 19 & 20, 8 p.m.
  • Where: Miniaci Performing Arts Center, 3100 Ray Ferrero Jr. Blvd., Davie
  • What: The Tony Award-winning musical follows the traumatized deaf and blind boy who becomes a pinball wizard.
  • Info: miniacipac.com

 

Frost Museum of Science Laser Fridays

  • When: 8 p.m.
  • Where: Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science
  • What: During the museum’s laser Fridays, it unites two 90s California rock bands, Green Day vs The Offspring. The show will combine their punk rock roots with humor in an out-of-this-world laser light show.
  • Info: frostmuseum.org

 

George Thorogood and The Destroyers

  • When: 8 p.m.
  • Where: Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, 5550 NW 40th St.
  • What: Revel in a night of “Bad to the Bone” rock with the musician who is celebrating 40 years on stage.
  • Info: casinococo.com

 

“Stone Crabs for a Cause” Dinner

  • When: 5:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Point Royal at The Diplomat Beach Resort
  • What: Iron Chef and Food Network Chopped judge, Geoffrey Zakarian, invites guests to celebrate stone crab season with a four-course dinner that benefits Glam-A-THON. The menu includes country bread with currant butter, carrot cake and pumpkin gnudi.
  • Info: Purchase tickets here showclix.com/event/stone-crabs-for-a-cause-

 

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Saturday, October 20

Art, gumbo and rum? What more could you want?

 

Las Olas Art Fair

  • When: Oct. 20-21
  • Where: 600 East Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale
  • What: Joining nearly 300 artists’ booths along Las Olas Boulevard will be an entire “festival-within-a-festival” with a dedicated area of booths offering information and demonstrations on current health and medical practices,  organic foods and more.
  • Info: artfestival.com

 

Brazilian Festival of Pompano Beach

  • When: Oct. 20-21
  • Where: Pompano Community Park, 820 NE 18th Ave., Pompano Beach
  • What: The seventh annual festival pays tribute to the country’s culture with performances, vendors, acrobats, dancers, music and Brazilian cuisine.
  • Info: brazilianfestpompano.org

 

Lifestyle’s Pick: Boca GumboFest

  • When: Noon-6 p.m.
  • Where: Red Reef Park West, 1400 N. Ocean Blvd., Boca Raton
  • What: Supporting the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, the event includes music, raffles and games as attendees sample gumbo from local chefs.
  • Info: gumbolimbo.org/BocaGumboFest

 

Nicole Henry

  • When: 8 p.m.
  • Where: Arts Garage
  • What: The University of Miami alum has performed around the world as a distinguished jazz singer.
  • Info: artsgarage.org

 

Rum on the Water

  • When: 6-9 p.m.
  • Where: B Ocean Resort, 1140 Seabreeze Blvd.
  • What: The resort hosts a beach party with live music, unlimited drinks, cigar rolling and barbecue.
  • Info: RSVP here.

 

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Sunday, October 21

Get angry with Lewis Black–but don’t forget there’s fall fun to be had.

 

Symphony of the Americas

  • When: 5:30 p.m.
  • Where: Pier Sixty-Six Hotel & Marina, 2301 SE 17th St., Fort Lauderdale
  • What: The orchestra’s string ensemble performs music from several eras as well as contemporary compositions.
  • Info: symphonyoftheamericas.org

 

Broward Health Coral Springs’ Pumpkin Patch Family Fun Day

  • When: 11a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Where: Broward Health Coral Springs, 3100 Coral Hills Drive, Coral Springs
  • What: Each family receives a free pumpkin. There’s also health and safety booths, a fall photo station, ambulance and fire truck tours, and games, crafts and animal petting. Wear your costume!
  • Info: BrowardHealth.org/PumpkinDay; 954.759.7400

 

Lewis Black

  • When: Oct. 21, 7 p.m.
  • Where: Coral Springs Center for the Arts
  • What: The comedian, Grammy winner and author stops during his “The Joke’s on Us” tour to rant about what’s making him—and his audience—angry.
  • Info: thecentercs.com

 

“Affinities and Distinctions”

  • When: Oct. 21-May 19
  • Where: NSU Art Museum, 1 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale
  • What: The exhibit presents pieces that show how the later work of William Glackens was influenced by French impressionist Pierre Auguste Renoir.
  • Info: nsuartmuseum.org

 

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