Celebrate Father’s Day on an afternoon Bay Cruise departing from the Deering Estate at Cutler on Sunday, June 15, 2014. There are two cruise times: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and  2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Guests are asked to arrive a half hour prior to departure.

Discover South Florida’s nature and history aboard the “Pelican Island Skipper” Pontoon Boat, a 45-foot Corinthian Catamaran. A Deering Estate Education and Interpretive staff member will talk about birds, sea mammals, Native Americans, and early pioneers. The boat will pass Chicken Key, a seven-acre mangrove island and restored bird rookery.

MIAMI, FL, April 27, 2014

The month of May is Haitian Heritage Month and to celebrate the Haitian Heritage Museum will take part in a series of events and programming. First, the Haitian Heritage Museum will celebrate by having a cadre of events throughout the community where Haitians and non-Haitians alike can come get a taste of Haitian culture without leaving or needing a passport.

Dr. James Fenton of UCF's Solar Energy Center is keynote on Saturday, June 7

Michael Brower, president and chief executive officer of the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE), will be the opening speaker of Broward County’s Second Annual Go Solar Fest, June 6-7, at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Blvd., Fort Lauderdale.

The free, two-day event will feature information on alternative and renewable energy with a focus on the latest technologies, financing options and solar installation jobs and training. Concurrent sessions on these topics and more, plus a trade show are all part of the Go Solar Fest. The Go Solar Fest begins with registration at 8 a.m. with the opening session starting at 9 a.m.

Pack up your old computer, monitor, TV and any outdated household chemicals such as pesticides, paint and more, and head for a convenient drop-off event on Sunday, May 18, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Public Works Complex, located at 2599 S. Post Road, Weston.

This free Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Recycling drop-off event, hosted by Weston, is open to residents of the following cities that have participation agreements with Broward County: Cooper City, Dania Beach, Deerfield Beach, Hollywood, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, Lauderdale Lakes, Margate, Parkland, Pembroke Park, Sea Ranch Lakes, Unincorporated Broward, West Park, Weston and Wilton Manors.