1.PRIDE – Miami Beach Gay Pride returns with events all weekend long. The main day, which includes the parade, is Sunday April 9 from 12-10 p.m. The day includes: Ross Matthews Bebe Rexha, Latin Stage, DJs, Drag Queens, and much more. MiamiBeachGayPride.org
2. MUSIC – Tortuga Music Festival takes place Friday, April 7-Sunday April 9. This fifth annual event includes headliners include Kenny Chesney, Luke Bryan, Chris Stapleton, Alan Jackson, Darius Rucker, and Brett Eldredge. For more info call 877-435-9849.
3. DRAG – The crazy and hilarious Dina Martina brings her full show to Fort Lauderdale for the first time. Catch her at the Amaturo Theater at the Broward Center on Tuesday, April 11. Tickets are $26.50 at BrowardCenter.org
4. COMEDIAN – The Former “Tonight Show” host, Jay Leno, takes the stage at the Au-Rene at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, April 6 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $59 – $129 at BrowardCenter.org
5. MOVIES – “Going in Style” hits theaters April 7 and is about three lifelong friends who are desperate to pay the bills, so they risk it all on a daring bid to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money. Starring Morgan Freeman, Joey King, and Ann-Margret.
6. OPERA – Palm Beach Opera presents Gilbert and Sullivan’s classic tale of mistaken identity, “The Pirates of Penzance” at the Kravis Center from Friday, April 7 through Sunday, April 9. Tickets start at $20 at Kravis.org
7. SPORTS – Humane Society of Broward County’s 5th Annual Big Dog Men’s Invitational Golf Tournament takes place on Thursday, April 6 from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. at Fort Lauderdale Country Club. Have fun and raise money for a good cause. HSBroward.org
8. FESTIVAL – The 5th Annual Dania Beach Arts and Seafood Celebration takes place Saturday and Sunday April 8 & 9 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Frost Park. Admission is free. For more info call Sarah at 954-924-6801
9. PLANTS – Spring Garden Festival featuring 38th Annual Spring Plant Sale takes place Saturday and Sunday, April 8 and 9 from 9:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. at the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden (10901 Old Cutler Rd, Coral Gables). For admission prices or other info go to FairchildGarden.org
10. BLUE – Smurfs: The Lost Village hits theaters April 7 where a mysterious map sets them on an exciting race through the Forbidden Forest leading to the discovery of the biggest secret in Smurf history. Stars: Ariel Winter, Joe Manganiello, and Michelle Rodriguez.