This family event will feature live music, art projects, games, a bounce house, boat decorating, food trucks and much more. There is also a candlelight vigil and a paper boat parade down the New River in remembrance of lost loved ones. Free. Esplanade Park, SW 2nd St. and SW 4th Ave., Fort Lauderdale. 954-978-2390 or
March 8 at 2 p.m.
International Women's Day Event
American Association of University Women (AAUW) Weston
March is Women's History Month, and the AAUW Weston celebrates and honors local women's contributions in the arts and sciences, as well as their efforts in the struggle for equality. Refreshments will be served. Broward Health, 2200 N. Commerce Parkway, Weston. 954-384-4460.
March 8 at 8 a.m.
Broward Heart Walk
American Heart Association
Combining fitness and philanthropy, this annual walk brings together corporate sponsors, walk teams, individual walkers, survivors of heart disease and stroke and lifestyle change heroes who are all taking steps toward a healthier lifestyle.
Nova Southeastern University, 3301 College Ave., Fort Lauderdale. 954-364-5096 or
March 13 through June 8
Week of the Ocean Festival Season
National Week of the Ocean Inc.
Eight weekends celebrating the ocean and waterways, including the Dania Beach Marine Flea Market and Arts and Seafood Celebration; MIASF Waterway Cleanup and Plywood Regatta; the Great Bake for Ocean's Sake; Week of the Ocean School Marine Fair, Mother Ocean Awards Day; and World Oceans Day. Prices vary. Fort Lauderdale area. 954-462-5573 or http://www.national-week-of-the-ocean.
March 8 from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m.