At 101.5 LITE FM &, we're your link to what's happening in South Florida. Here's a listing of women's, kids' and family activities and events you've recently heard about on LITE FM:

South Florida Events

  Event Description Time / Location
10/30 - 1/4 Santa's Enchanted Forest

More than 100 rides, shows, games, attractions and lots of holiday lights.

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5 p.m. - midnight daily, Tropical Park, Miami
11/6 - 12/24 Ice Palace 2014

Monday-Thursday 12 pm to 9 pm ; Friday-Sunday 12 pm to 10 pm

Featuring Disney’s Frozen. Take a skate with Anna, Elsa and Olaf. Pictures with Santa.

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Various times, Dolphin Mall
11/21 - 1/3 Holiday Fantasy of Lights

A drive-through light spectacular for all ages, with dozens of illuminated holiday displays and the Holiday Fantasy of Lights 3-D Experience.

A portion of proceeds benefits the Alzheimer's Family Center.

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6 p.m. - 10 p.m. nightly, Tradewinds Park, Coconut Creek
12/1 - 12/31 Deering Holiday Wonderland

Visitors can tour the elegant and historic houses of the Deering Estate as they come alive with holiday accents and decorations, created by local garden clubs and community organizations

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10 a.m. - 4 p.m. daily, Deering Estate, Cutler Ridge
12/6 - 12/28 Holiday Enrichment

Each weekend, and on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day, you can watch the animals at Zoo Miami receive holiday treats & presents.

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Various times, Zoo Miami
12/11 - 1/4 Cirque du Soleil: Amaluna


Various times, Big tent next to SunLife Stadium
12/12 - 12/30 Miami City Ballet: "The Nutcracker'

The holiday classic, George Balanceine's The Nutcracker.

Dec. 12 - 14 at Broward Center

Dec. 18- 24 at Adrienne Arsht Center

Dec. 27 - 30 at Kravis Center

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Various times, Various locations
12/19 - 12/30 Zoo LIghts

Each night, Zoo Miami will light up with animal-shaped lights & decorations. The event also features 'ice-skating', carousel rides, hot chocolate & cookies, and Santa Claus.

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7 p.m. - 10 p.m. nightly, except Christmas Eve & Christmas Day, Zoo Miami
12/20 - 1/4 Wild Holidays

Family friendly event features the Joy to the World holiday village, candy cane jungle, holiday-themed animal shows, daily animal parade, reindeer games, scavenger hunts, arts & crafts, face-painting, story time and more.

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10 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily, Jungle Island, Miami Beach
12/20 SantaCon

Costumed pub crawl. More than a thousand 'Santas' are expected to join. Drink specials at participating pubs & restaurants, plus free soda and water for designated drivers. Benefits Kids in Distress.

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5:30 p.m. Dinner, 7 p.m. Pub-Crawl, Mango's, Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale
12/22 - 12/30 Daily themed Winter Camp

Deck the Halls with Apes and Monkeys 

Dec 22
Explore Extreme Wonders  Dec 23
Big Cats, Merry and Bright  Dec 27
Jingle Birds and Boas  Dec28
Holiday Animal Adventures Dec 29
Jolly Jungle Keepers Dec 30

For ages 4 - 11.

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9 a.m. - 4 p.m, Jungle Island, Miami
12/26 - 12/28 Shen Yun

Chinese dance, song and music, bringing together the East and the West.

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Various times, Broward Center for the Performing Arts
12/28 33rd King Mango Strut

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2 p.m., Main Highway, Coconut Grove
12/31 Bayfront Park's New Year's Eve

The largest free party in South Florida; countdown to midnight with the Big Orange, fireworks. Free admission.

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8 p.m. - 12:30 a..m., Bayfront Park, Miami
12/31 City of Fort Lauderdale Orange Bowl Downtown Countdown

11-hour streetfest features entertainment for children & adults. Famiily activities between 4 & 8 p.m. include bounces houses, face-painting and an early ball lighting countdown.

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4 p.m. - 3 a.m., Downtown Fort Lauderdale
12/31 Capital One Ornage Bowl FanFest

Interactive games, sports memorabilia, entertainment, food & more.

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3:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Sun Life Stadium, Gate G Parking Lot
12/31 Capital One Orange Bowl Game

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7:30 p.m., Sun Life Stadium
1/7 - 2/1 'Disney's The Lion King'

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Various times, Broward Center for the Performing Arts
1/8 - 1/19 Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey: Legends

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Various times, American Airlines Arena
1/9 - 2/8 Miami City Ballet Program II: Hear the Music

Featuring 'Nine Sinatra Songs' by Twyla Tharp, and more.

Jan 9 - 11 at Adrienne Arsht Center

Jan 23 - 25 at Broward Center

Feb 6 - Feb 8 at Kravis Center

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Various times, Various locations
2/3 - 2/8 'Disney's Newsies'

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Various times, Adrienne Arsht Center, Miami
2/13 - 3/22 Miami City Ballet Program III: Passion and Grace

Featuring Richard Alston's 'Carmen' and more.

Feb. 13 - 15 at Adrienne Arsht Center

Feb. 27 - Mar 1 at Kravis Center

Mar  20 - 22 at Broward Center

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Various times, Various locations
2/13 - 2/17 Sail Across the Sun: Music, Food & Wine Festival, hosted by Train

Train hosts (& performs on) this cruise / festival, stopping in Key West & Great Stirrup Cay in the Bahamas.


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Sailing from Miami, Fri. 4pm, returning Tuesday, 8 a.m., Norwegian Sun Cruise Ship
2/19 - 2/22 Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

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Various times, Broward Center
2/24 - 3/8 'Motown: The Musical'

The story of Berry Gordy & Motown, the record label that launched the careers of Smokey Robinson, Diana Ross, Michael Jackson & more.

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Various times, Broward Center for the Performing Arts
3/7 Joy Behar

Comedian / Talk show host's one-woman show.

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8:00 p.m., Coral Springs Center for the Arts
3/11 - 3/29 'Wicked'

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Various times, Adrienne Arsht Center, Miami
3/27 - 4/19 Miami City Ballet Program IV: Points of Departure

March 27 - 29 at Kravis Center

April 10 - 12 at Adrienne Arsht Center

April 17 - 19 at Broward Center

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Various times, Various locations
3/31 - 4/12 'Pippin'

Music, dance & magic come together in this Broadway classic, with music & lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, who also wrote the songs for 'Wicked'. Lucie Arnaz stars.

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Various times, Broward Center for the Performing Arts
4/14 - 4/19 'Sister Act'

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Various times, Adrienne Arsht Center, Miami
5/5 - 5/17 'Anything Goes'

Tony Award winner for Best Musical Revival features classic Coie Porter songs.

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Various times, Broward Center for the Performing Arts
Does your South Florida non-profit organization have an event or service you'd like to share with 101.5 LITE FM and Listeners? Please e-mail complete information -- at least three weeks in advance -- to Gayle Garton at or fax to 305-521-1414

Community Service Announcements

  Event Description Time / Location
1/8 Shop Susan G. Komen Miami Ft. Lauderdale
Shop with the new Bank of America Pink Ribbon MasterCard and you'll help Susan G. Komen Miami Ft. Lauderdale. Komen receives 20 percent of all net retail purchases made with the card. Komen also receives a dollar for each renewal. Apply today.


More info, 305-383-7116x204
1/11 2nd Annual LCpl Lutz 'Live To Tell' Awareness Ride
This 26-mile motorcylce ride and event at CB Smith Park benefits the Live To Tell Foundation which provides support services to our troops and veterans. To learn more about the foundation and get information about the Awareness Ride, click here.


More info, 954-445-1590
1/23 Humane Society's Pawpurrazi
If you love animals, be sure to save the date of Friday, January 23rd, to attend the Humane Society of Greater Miami's Pawpurrazi on Safari at Jungle Island. It'll be an evening to remember with live music, food and a silent auction, all to help the homeless dogs and cats in their care.


More info, 305-749-1815