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Native American dance troupes from across North America kick off the Seminole Tribal Fair & Pow Wow at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood
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Native American dance troupes from across North America kick off the Seminole Tribal Fair & Pow Wow at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood
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February

4 Tennis icons John McEnroe, Andre Agassi, Steffi Graf and Maria Sharapova square off for the Pickleball Slam. The four will compete in SLAM 2 for a total prize purse of $1 million. 8:30 p.m. at Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood. Tickets start at $46 and are available at .

4 A Party in Pink, the 11th Annual Food & Wine Benefit by Flamingo Gardens. The event includes tastings of food, wine and craft beer, live music, visits with your favorite animal ambassadors and live and silent auctions. 5:30 p.m. at 3750 S. Flamingo Road, Davie. $150, members; $175, non-members. Smart casual attire in pink or white suggested. 954-473-2955, .

6 The Boca Raton Garden Club’s general meeting, featuring local beekeeper Iam Hedendal, who will discuss how to save honey bees. 1 p.m. at 4281 NW Third Ave., Boca Raton. Free and open to the public. 561-395-9376, .

9-11 2024 Seminole Tribal Fair and Pow Wow, a three-day cultural festival at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood that features Native American dance and drum troupes, Native American films, musical performances and native arts, crafts and foods. Hours vary. Free. .

10 8th Annual Riverwalk Chili Cook Off, where amateur and professional chefs compete to see who makes the best chili in town. Noon to 4 p.m. at Esplanade Park, Fort Lauderdale. Free; attendees can purchase sampling packs to participate in judging. 954-468-1541, .

14-18 The Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show, taking place across six venues in Miami and Miami Beach, including the Miami Beach Convention Center and Pride Park. The event includes exhibits, seminars, gourmet food and more. Times, locations and ticket prices vary. .

16 The 2024 Kravis Center Gala, a black-tie benefit that includes performances by David Foster, Katharine McPhee and LeAnn Rimes, along with a cocktail reception, dinner and dancing to live music. 5:30 p.m. at 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. $1,250 for Gala Patrons; $650 for Young Gala Patrons (under 45). 561-651-4320, .

21 Dancing with the Stars Live! 2024 Tour, featuring a night of dance performances by stars from the show. 8 p.m. at Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood. .

23-24  South Beach Wine & Food Festival Hallandale Beach Event Series, which includes the Celebrity Chef Dinner (23) and Food & Groove: A Wine, Food and Art Experience (24). Locations, times and prices vary. All tickets are available at .

23-March 17  The Kips Bay Decorator Show House, a design event that raises funds for Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club and Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County. The 8,589-square-foot home, at 230 Miramar Way, West Palm Beach, has five bedrooms, an elevator and a 4,500-square-foot rooftop entertainment space and will be transformed by designers into an exhibition of fine furnishings, art and technology. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Tickets start at $50. .

24 Automotive Lifetime Achievement Award Gala, benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County, featuring a cocktail reception, gourmet dinner, live entertainment and auctions, at The Boca Raton resort. Ticket and more information, .

24  The Cleveland Clinic Florida Ball, featuring a cocktail reception, dinner, live entertainment and dancing. 7 p.m. at The Breakers, Palm Beach. $1,250. 954-659-6238, .

27  AVDA’s 17th Annual Heart of a Woman Luncheon, to raise funds to support AVDA’s critical and life-saving programs, including an emergency shelter, transitional housing, a 24-hour crisis hotline, outreach and legal advocacy, as well as training and violence protection programs. The event features a silent auction and luxury raffles, along with a presentation by keynote speaker Kate Ranta, a domestic and gun violence survivor, author and advocate. 10:30 a.m. at Royal Palm Yacht Club, Boca Raton. Reservations are $195 and available at .

March

2-3  36th Annual Las Olas Art Fair, offering collectors choices from more than 200 artists attending. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily at 620 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Free. .

5 The 13th Annual Community Care Plan Non-Profit Awards Presented by Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and hosted by 211 Broward, sponsored by City & Shore magazine, featuring a red carpet-style awards show and luncheon to shine a light on Broward County non-profit organizations and leaders that strive to make a positive difference in our communities. 11 a.m. at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood. $125; $100, CLUB 211 members; $90, non-profit or government staff.  .

6-31 In honor of Women’s History Month, History Fort Lauderdale and Galleria at Fort Lauderdale will present “Women Trailblazers: Champions of Change – Broward County,” a free photo exhibition sponsored by City & Shore PRIME showcasing prominent women of today who are proponents of change, along with historical female predecessors who helped to pave the way for our community. There is also a ticketed exhibition preview and recognition ceremony of today’s leaders benefiting History Fort Lauderdale on March 6, at 5:30 p.m. at the Galleria. .

9 The 18th Annual Duck Fest Derby, presented by JM Family Enterprises, a family-friendly event benefiting Kids In Distress that includes face painting, a petting zoo, live entertainment, food trucks and, of course, the main event, when 40,000 rubber ducks are dropped in the New River to race for prizes. Noon to 3 p.m. at Esplanade Park, Fort Lauderdale. Adopt a duck, $5. 954-390-7654, .

Save the date

April 26  Ann Storck Center, a nonprofit dedicated to enriching the lives of children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, hosts the 28th Annual Celebrity Chefs event, featuring a cocktail reception followed by an open bar and tastings from South Florida restaurants, breweries and bakeries, as well as entertainment and live and silent auctions. 6 p.m. at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood. $150. .

April 28 The 13th Annual UKG 2024 Walk Like MADD & MADD Dash Fort Lauderdale 5K presented by the Sheriff’s Foundation of Broward County, an event that has raised more than $3.7 million to save lives and support victims of drunk driving. 7:30 a.m. at SE First Avenue and Las Olas Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale. .

May 3-5 Sunfest 2024, the event’s 40th anniversary celebration, featuring a full lineup of artists, an array of food options and the iconic floating barge along the West Palm Beach waterfront. Prices and hours vary. .

Editor’s note: Please confirm events prior to attending.

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