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Calendar of Local Broward County Events focusing on activities related to senior services and mental health.

OCTOBER

October 19, 2017 - Thursday

40th Anniversary Celebration: Dinner & Awards

Northwest Focal Point Senior Center

6009 NW 10th Street

Margate FL 33063

For more information and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Karin Diaz, karindiaz@margatefl.com, at 954.973.0300

October 27, 2017 - Friday

Swing for Seniors Golf Tournament

Inverrary Country Club

3840 Inverrary Boulevard

Lauderhill, FL 33319

8:00 a.m.: Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m.: Shotgun Start!

For more information, contact Denise at the Aging & Disability Resource Center, 954.745.9779.

NOVEMBER

November 3, 2017 - Friday

BACC Conference

Due to circumstances beyond our control, the Aging and Disability Resource Center is cancelling plans to coordinate the 31st Annual Broward Alzheimer's Coordinating Council Conference scheduled for Friday, November 3, 2017.

We regret any inconvenience this may cause our treasured network of associates, participants, and advocates in the aging network.

November 3, 2017 - Friday

50th Anniversary Senior Center Open House

"Calling New Members"

Community Center

1100 Lyons Road

Coconut Creek, FL

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Cost: Free

Senior activities, games, lunch, Magic Bus Blue performance, and testimonies. Registration ends on October 27 or once spots are filled. Any non-Senior Center member who is 50 or older is encouraged to register. All current members may register if they bring a friend who has not been a member previously.

For more information, call 954.545.6670.

November 9, 2017 - Thursday

Monthly Cancer Support Group Meeting

Austin Hepburn Human Services Center

750 NW 8th Avenue

Hallandale Beach, FL 33009

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

For more information, call 305.758.3412 or Email: thebeautifulgate@bellsouth.net.

November 18, 2017 - Saturday

The Fort Lauderdale Story Slam

World and Eye Arts Center

1501 S. Andrews Avenue

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Cost: $15 Regular Tickets; $10 Seniors/Students

The Fort Lauderdale Story Slam is a storytelling contest that features people telling 5-7 minute true stories about their own lives. The performers include both novices and seasoned storytellers, and at every event the stories cover a wide range of human experience, from the utterly silly to the deeply profound. There is $100 prize money for the favorite story of the night, and two $50 prizes for the runners-up. Funding for this project is provided in part by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council.

For more information or if you'd like to be in the Slam, please contact Helen at 954.540.9897, helen@worldandeye.com

JANUARY

January 18, 2018 - Thursday

Board of Directors/Advisory Council Installation Dinner

Renaissance Fort Lauderdale-Plantation Hotel

1230 S. Pine Island Road

Plantation, FL 33324

Complimentary Bar: 6:00 p.m.

Dinner & Awards: 7:00 p.m.

For more information, call Cheryl Morrow at the Aging & Disability Resource Center, 954.745.9567.