Best Stuff to Do in Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach County, March 8 to 14

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Friday, March 8

Sick Puppies Comedy Presents: A Tale of Two Patricks
9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday @ Showtime Dance & Performing Arts Theatre, 503 SE Mizner Blvd. in Boca Raton. $20 for one, $30 for a couple. Call 561-394-2626, or visit showtimeboca.com.
A Tale of Two Patricks will give you every opportunity to enjoy an original spontaneous show guided by your input and your resulting laughter. The Sick Puppies production will start out with a general theme of Irishness in honor of the holiday, but after that, anything goes. Audience input will be requested, and where the laughs lead, the troupe will follow.

7 to 10 p.m. Friday @ Bear and Bird Boutique and Gallery, inside Tate's Comics, 4566 N. University Drive in Sunrise. Free. Visit bearandbird.com, or call 954-748-0181.
Bear & Bird Boutique + Gallery will present "Girls vs. Boys," an art show displaying one of the oldest rivalries of all time. The opening night will include craft beer tasting by Brown Distributing Co., free cupcake samples from Half-Baked Goods, and wiener vending by Frankie Dogs Gourmet Veggie Dogs. There is even going to be boy-versus-girl arm wrestling with prizes. --  Tana Velen

8:00 p.m. Friday @ Parker Playhouse, 707 NE Eighth St. in Fort Lauderdale. $31.50. Call 954-761-5374, or visit parkerplayhouse.com/online
Pride South Florida, the nonprofit organization that's putting on the 36th-annual PrideFest, is hosting the inaugural Pride Comedy Night on Friday. This evening of laughs serves as the kickoff event for the weekendlong celebration of the LGBT community. Accompanying Stuart this night is Jessica Kirson. -- Alex Rendon

7:30 p.m. Friday @ Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW 5th Ave. in Fort Lauderdale. $39. Call 954-462-0222, or visit browardcenter.org.
The sketch comedy group Second City will be satirically ripping the world to shreds Friday night. The sketch comedy group with more than 50 years under its belt -- and a roster including comedic greats like Aykroyd, Belushi, Fey, Myers, and Colbert -- will be pairing classic gigs with modern-day social satire. -- Sara Ventiera

Saturday, March 9

11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday @ Huizenga Plaza, 32 E. Las Olas Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale. Free. Call 954-828-5363, or visit ftlaudirishfest.com.
Let the St. Paddy's festivities begin! At the Jameson Irish Whiskey Fort Lauderdale St. Patrick's Day Parade on Saturday you will see the Budweiser Clydesdales, a traditional Irish blessing, the running of the second-annual Leprechaun Leap Family Fun Run, a dramatic flyover by the U.S. Coast Guard, the annual parade, bagpipers, Irish dancers, and more. 

Sunday, March 10

7:30 p.m. Sunday @ Parker Playhouse, 707 NE Eighth St. in Fort Lauderdale. $29.95 to $59.95 or $125 for VIP. Visit parkerplayhouse.com, or call 954-462-0222. 
The satire will be uncontainable at the Parker Playhouse this Sunday night as the team behind heralded farcical news source the Onion pays Fort Lauderdale a visit. The Onion crew has constructed a special segment of its show directed entirely at South Florida and all its peculiar happenings. -- Alex Rendon

7:30 a.m. every Sun. until March 22 @ Doghouse Bike Shop, 5905 N. Federal Highway in Boca Raton. Free. Call 561-869-4916, or visit delraybeachtwilight.com
In an effort to build excitement for Delray Beach's Twilight Festival, a nighttime criterium cycling competition (a bicycle racing event that occurs on closed public roads) that will take over the streets of downtown Delray Beach on March 22, event organizers have been organizing weekly group bike rides every Sunday morning.

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