Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Paws with Claus Holiday Pawty


The City of Tamarac is hosting Paws with Claus Holiday Pawty. Dress your pet up in their holiday best attire and enjoy a morning full of holiday cheer and a barking good time!

Activities include:
  • Best Dressed Holiday Hound Contest
  • Doggie treats & raffle prizes
  • Pet related vendors
  • Pictures with Santa     
Where: Gary B Jones Park for People and Pups
             8101 Southgate Boulevard
When: Saturday, December 19th, 9:00 am – 11:00 am

For more info, please visit http://tamarac.org

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

St. Gregory’s Annual Pet Blessing



Everyone and every furry, scaly, slimy, and feathered pets are welcome to attend the St. Gregory’s Annual Pet Blessing in Boca Raton.

The event will be held at the front lawn of the church on Saturday Oct 3rd 2015 at 11:00 am.
A short service and a special blessing to all our beloved pets and earth creatures to follow.

Stay for more fun and cuteness! Tri-County Animal Rescue will be showcasing some of their adoption-eligible animals. Simple Gifts Youth Band will share their talents and music.

Donations of pet food are needed. Your help is greatly appreciated!

St. Gregory’s Annual Pet Blessing
100 N.E. Mizner Blvd.
Boca Raton, Florida 33432

Saturday, October 3, 2015
11 AM


Wednesday, August 5, 2015

A Midsummer Night's Ice Cream Fundraising for the kitties!



The Cat Network is having a A Midsummer Night's Ice Cream Fundraising for the kitties at Cherry Smash Ice Cream Parlour in Coral Springs on Thursday, August 20th, 2015.

Treat yourself to delicious specialty ice cream sundaes, old fashioned malts, ice cream sodas, banana splits, and more. All in a unique old fashion ambiance. The event will be from 6 - to 8 pm; a $5 contribution will get you five tickets for the raffle featuring fabulous prizes including pet-inspired jewelry, gifts for cats, event tickets and more!

The Cat Network is dedicated to reducing the overpopulation of stray and feral cats in South Florida through the humane practice of sterilization, vaccination, and release.

Yummy ice cream confections and saving homeless cats. A true Midsummer Night's Dream! Everybody's welcome :)


Cherry Smash
8000 Wiles Rd
Coral Springs, FL 33067
954.346.0999




A Lion among ladies, is a most dreadful thing
A Midsummer Night's Dream: Act 3, Scene 1 by William Shakespeare

Thursday, July 30, 2015

S.O.S. Family Fun Day Dive Festival




Enjoy the final day of BugFest-By-The-Sea and Florida Lobster Mini-Season with a FREE Outdoor Event. The entire family is invited to S.O.S Family Fun Day Dive Festival on Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 9am to 5pm - Lauderdale By the Sea, FL

Register and enjoy a day full of water-related activities for kids of all ages:



9am - 11am Surfrider Foundation Beach Clean-Up


11am - 1:00pm Surf World Surf Shop Underwater Teen Snorkel Treasure hunt with prizes

Noon - Seagrape Surf Shop Skim board Contest with prizes · All ages


1pm - Stoked On Salt After Party with free 'Beach Clean Up Volunteers BBQ' sponsored by MINTO 



2:00pm - Windjammer Kids Tug-o-War: Lobsters vs. Angel Fish





In addition, enjoy live free concert by the Scuba Cowboy and Scuba Radio broadcast with host Greg Holt.




Stroll around the plaza to view cool and unique Nautical Arts & Crafts, taste delicious Shaved Ice & Ice Cream, free face painting & balloon twisting for the kids, free give-aways, rent a Kayak or Paddleboard and get into the water!


S.O.S Family Fun Day Dive Festival 
Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 9am to 5pm
El Prado Park
4500 El Mar Drive, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, Florida
www.lbtsevents.com

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

BugFest Master Lobster Chef Competition & The Great Florida Bug Hunt winners



Come out and watch how five lobster chef teams compete in the "BugFest Master Lobster Chef Competition" on Thursday, July 30th 2015 - 6 pm to 8 pm at the Beach Pavilion/Ocean Plaza in Lauderdale by the Sea, FL.

The event is sponsored by Lenore Nolan-Ryan of Lenore Nolan-Ryan's Cooking School & Catering and is being hosted by the two Clownfish of Diving; ScubaNation TV's Billy C and Mitch!

Each team has 60 minutes to prepare the tastiest, succulent, most creative and delicious spiny lobster dish. At the turn of the clock the judges will taste each dish and (---drum roll...) declare the winning team!

This year's judges include:


The event is free and open to the public. Fun for the entire family, music by The Scuba Cowboy, ocean-themed Arts and Crafts vendors, contest awards for divers, raffle prizes, drinks by Aruba Beach Cafe.

At 8:30pm the winners of The Great Florida Bug Hunt will be announced and the fun continues. All BugFest divers are welcome!.

The party is being held at the Beach Pavilion/Ocean Plaza in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, 1 Commercial Blvd. 

It's going to be fun, fun, fun. Share with all your friends!

Sunday, July 26, 2015

The Great Florida Bug Hunt



The Great Florida Bug Hunt is an annual lobster hunting contest where scuba divers compete for cash and dive gear prizes to catch the biggest and prettiest spiny lobsters or "bugs."


The contest is held as part of Bugfest by the Sea festivities and during Florida's popular two-day lobster mini-season. Divers can catch up to 12 lobsters per day north of the Florida Keys. 

Divers can register online for the Great Florida Bug Hunt by visiting http://www.lbtsevents.com/bugfest-by-the-sea 
The cost of registration is $20. Divers receive a BugFest T-shirt and Reef Safe 'Goody Bag' with stuff worth an estimated $25.

The Final Bug Hunt Sign-Up will be in person on 28-Jul-201 6pm - 7pm at El Prado Park (4500 El Mar Drive) in Lauderdale by the Sea. 

The Bug Hunt begins at 12:01 midnight July 29 and runs through 5:00 PM July 30, 2015. Everybody has a chance to win something. There are fabulous prizes in many categories:

  • Buddy Team: Biggest 12 Bugs Caught By A Buddy Team 
  • Boat Diving: Biggest Bug Caught Off A Boat (private or commercial)
  • Beach Diving: Biggest Bug Caught Off The Beach
  • Bug Babe: Prettiest Lobster Caught Caught By A Woman Diver

For more information, please visit http://www.lbtsevents.com/bugfest-by-the-sea

Let’s get some bugs!

Friday, July 24, 2015

4-BugFest Mini-Season Kickoff Party



BugFest lobster mini-season kickoff party will be held at Ocean Plaza and Beach Pavillion in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, Saturday, July 25, 2015 from 7pm - 9pm

Let the fun begin!!! 



Every diver who registers that night for the Great Florida Bug Hunt ($20 registration fee) will get a raffle ticket for a fun prize we will be given away!

Where: Beach Pavilion/Ocean Plaza (Commercial Boulevard at the beach) in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, FL

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Shadow Divers Book Presentation


Bugfest by the Sea starts with a free presentation by John Chatterton about best-selling book Shadow Divers in the Jarvis Hall (4505 N. Ocean Drive, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea ) at 7PM on Friday July 24th, 2015. Open to the public!

Meet John Chatterton​, one of the world’s most accomplished and well known wreck divers. Co-hosts of the History Channel’s Deep Sea Detectives television series and the subject of Shadow Divers a best-selling book  about the true adventure of two men who risked everything to solve one of the last mysteries of World War II.

On Saturday July 25th 2015, Mr. Chatterton will be hosting one day Wreck Diving Workshop 


More information about the workshop and BugFest:
http://www.lbtsevents.com/BookingRetrieve.aspx?ID=48662

BugFest by the sea



Lauderdale-by-the-Sea is having their annual  BugFest By The Sea celebration!! From  July 24 - Aug. 1, 2015 come and enjoy a whole week of events dedicated to celebrate and conserve our #oceans and #beaches clean; and the start of Florida's annual two-day lobster mini-season.
Best part? It's FREE!!

For more information, please visit:
http://www.lbtsevents.com/bugfest-by-the-sea

Monday, July 20, 2015

S.O.S Family Fun Day


Enjoy a free fun day at the beach and help our ocean on the final day of BugFest-By-The-Sea  on Saturday, August 1, 2015 9:00am to 5:00pm Rain or Shine in Lauderdale by the Sea.

Plenty of stuff to see and do for the whole family, including Beach cleanup, Paddleboarding, Snorkel Treasure Hunt, live music and more!



For more information, please contact:
www.lbtsevents.com 
facebook: SOS Ocean 
email: StokedOnSalt@aol.com

S.O.S Family Fun Day
El Prado Park, 4500 El Mar Drive,
Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, FL

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

1st Annual PADI Women's Dive 2015


ATTENTION ALL 'GIRLIE' DIVERS.... Stoked On Salt is calling out to all FEMALE Diving/Snorkeling enthusiasts to meet up on Saturday, July 18, 2015 behind the Lauderdale-By-The-sea Windjammer Resort, 4244 El Mar Drive, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, Fl 33308, to participate in the "1st Annual PADI Women's Dive 2015."

All girlie divers will receive a free Swag Bag filled with T-shirts, Caps, Bags, Pendents, Sun Block and more donated by Stoked On Salt, Uzzi, Reef Safe Suncare and LBTS Coast Boutique.
 

  • Registration and Group Photo 9:30am
  • Shore Dive to the Vŏnē Research Biorock Project at 10:00am.
  • Please RSVP to help us ensure everyone receives a free gift. 
****Since this is not a sponsored event - diving is at your own risk.

To sign up, please visit the event Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1615592865388033/

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Have a Dog Day Afternoon @ Wine & Woof 2015


Spend a Dog Day Afternoon with your canine friend at the Wine & Woof Festival 2015, Saturday April 18, 2015 from 3-7pm on the lawn behind Office Depot Headquarters 6600 N. Military Trail, in Boca Raton FL.

This event is open to the public (18 and older) and well-behaved, leashed dogs:

  • No admission charge - FREE!
  • Pet CPR Demos
  • Vendor booths featuring unique pet-oriented products
  • Pet Photo Contest
  • Canine Vaccinations and Microchipping  4-6pm Free to first 100 guests - $10 thereafter
  • Pet Adoptions and fostering opportunities by Justin Bartlett Animal Rescue

Wine, Refreshments will be available for purchase. Delicious food provided by Gourmet Trucks!  Tickets for Beer/Wine & Activities will be on sale:

  • $1 per ticket
  • 10 tickets for $8
  • 20 tickets for $14

The proceeds of this event benefit the Office Depot Foundation, an independent institution that serves as the charitable giving arm of Office Depot. 

The Foundation supports a variety of programs that give children tools to succeed in school and in life; build the capacity of nonprofit organizations through collaboration and innovation; and help communities prepare for disasters, as well as recovering and rebuilding afterwards.

For more information, please call 561.438.8747 or email 2015wineandwoof@gmail.com.

April 18, 2015.  3-7pm
On the lawn, behind Office Depot HQ
6600 N. Military Trail,
Boca Raton FL.


Monday, March 23, 2015

Come on out and spend the day with the Boxers


Coastal Boxer Rescue of Florida will be hosting its annual Rescuefest on Sunday March 29 from 10am to 3pm at the TY Park in Hollywood, Florida.

Enjoy a whole day full of fun and entertainment for the whole family including our canine friends:
  • Food Trucks and Music
  • Doggie Fun Zone 
  • Raffles and Silent Auction featuring fabulous prizes
  • Specialty Vendors
  • Rescue Groups and Pet adoptions
  • Pet Contests : Doggie/Owner look-a-like & Best Costume
Well-Behaved dogs on leash are welcome! 

Coastal Boxer Rescue of Florida, Inc. is a not for profit organization dedicated to rescuing abused, abandoned and neglected boxers and securing them forever homes. For more information please contact cbrbroward@yahoo.com

T.Y. (Topeekeegee Yugnee) Park
3300 N. Park Rd., Hollywood, FL 33021

Monday, March 16, 2015

The 2015 The South Florida Pet Expo is back!


Four legged and furry friends get ready! The 2015 The SouthFlorida Pet Expo is back March 21st in West Palm Beach from 10am to 6pm.

This year, @ShortyRossi and Hercules of Animal Planet's TV Show "Pit Boss", will make a guest appearance to tell us about Breed Specific Legislation and his work with Pit Bulls across the country.

The expo features nearly 100 exhibitors featuring the latest products and services to pets and pet-parents. In addition, a whole day of entertainment and activities for the whole family includes:

  • Lure Coursing by Swift Paws, education about exotic animals
  • Petfinder.com mega-adoption area with more than 200 rescue pets available for adoption.
  • Low-cost immunizations and discounted micro-chipping courtesy of Animal Aid Inc.
  • FREE nail trims are also available for all the furry friends who need them. 
  • Learn about pet care, pet behavior & training.
  • FREE Parking, FREE Event for the entire family
All well-behaved pets are welcome! (proof of age-appropriate rabies vaccine required and on a fixed lead (or in a carrier). 

For more information, please visit:

Expo Center
9067 Southern Boulevard
West Palm Beach, FL 33411

Sunday, March 8, 2015

St.Pawtrick's Pet Party


Shamrocks, leprechauns, and pots of gold!  Come with the whole family and enjoy the luck of the Irish at this festive St. Pawtrick's Pet-Party at Jaco Pastorius Park in Oakland Park. Sunday March 15, 2015 from 11am to 3pm.

  • Gourmet food trucks
  • Adoptable pets from various South Florida Rescue Groups
  • Unique Vendors, Arts and Crafts
  • BSO Working K-9 Demonstration
  • Frisbee Dog Show
  • Lure Course
  • Doggie Pools
  • Pets are Welcome! 
  • And it is a FREE Event! 
Post your photos using #StPawtricks2015

Party with a purpose. This event benefits Pet's Broward; a local non-profit organization dedicated to end euthanasia at pet shelters through the No Kill resolution unanimously passed by the Broward County Comission.

"Because every pet is worth its weight in gold" (I love this quote)

For more information, please contact:
Pet's Broward
www.facebook.com/petsbroward/events

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Dream Dog = Clean Dog; a doggy wash fundraiser for the Abandoned 14

Come out Saturday, March 7th, 2015 10:00am - 3:00pm and support a great cause.

Wash your dog at Browand's best Self -Dog wash,  Dream Dog Wash in Pompano Beach; located across from the Pompano Dog Park and The Pompano Municipal Golf Course.

Grooming tips from Professional groomer Kristen Wolf and assistance with your doggy bath will be available.

In addition, there will be:

  • Food Trucks
  • Specialty Vendors
  • Raffles and Prizes throughout the day
  • And..(drum roll)....The Abandoned 14 dogs will be there getting baths too!

The Abandoned 14 is a group of dogs that were dumped at The Dog House; a boarding facility in Pompano Beach.  Dog House 14 Rescue group is dedicated to finding every single one of these dogs a home or a spot in a no kill rescue where they may live out the rest of their natural lives.

Stop by, wash your dog, and say hi to the Abandoned 14 Dogs!


Dream Dog = Clean Dog; a doggy wash fundraiser for the Abandoned 14
Saturday, March 7th, 2015 10:00am - 3:00pm

Dream Dog Wash
960 North Federal Hwy.
Pompano Beach, FL 33062

For more information please visit http://theabandoned14.com

Friday, January 30, 2015

Oh How sweet it is...!




The Cat Network is having a Valentine's Day Ice Cream fundraising at Cherry Smash Ice Cream Parlour in Coral Springs on Thursday, February 12, 2015.

Treat yourself to delicious specialty ice cream sundaes, old fashioned malts, ice cream sodas, banana splits, and more. All in a unique old fashion ambiance.

The event will be from 6 - to 8 pm; a $5 contribution will get you five tickets for the raffle featuring fabulous prizes.

The Cat Network is dedicated to reducing the overpopulation of stray and feral cats in South Florida through the humane practice of sterilization, vaccination, and release.

How sweet that is! Yummy ice cream confections and saving homeless cats. Everybody's welcome :)


Cherry Smash
8000 Wiles Rd
Coral Springs, FL 33067
954.346.0999

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