Tip-a-Cop fundraiser at J.B. McGuinness Irish Pub

Cops from the Broward Sherriff's Office will serve patrons of J.G. McGuinness Irish Pub in Weston on Wednesday night. Tips head to the Florida Special Olympics Fund. (Gina Fontana/Sun Sentinel / April 24, 2013)


Cash giveaways: It's called Two Days, Two Chances To Win, and Wednesday is day two. Repeating a promotion it ran on April 11, the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino will give away $500 every 30 minutes from 2 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. to five patrons. A grand-prize drawing of $10,000 will take place at 10 p.m. The casino is at 1 Seminole Way in Hollywood. 866-502-7529 or SeminoleHardRockHollywood.com. — Nick Sortal


Tip-a-Cop fundraiser: Uniformed cops from the Broward Sheriff's Office will become servers during Wednesday night's benefit at J.G. McGuinness Irish Pub and Restaurant (1744 Main Street, Weston). So if you're keen on leaving a big tip for the service-with-a-smile you'll likely receive along with your shepherd's pie, that gratuity will head to the Florida Special Olympics fund. To help loosen a few wallets, the restaurant is extending its happy hour with $4 wells, draft beers and house wines. 6-10 p.m. Free. 954-349-2100 or JgMcGuinness.com. — Phillip Valys

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Sham-Rock-It: Sip for a cause with a group of like-minded folks at the new Dubliner Fort Lauderdale in the Himmarshee District (210 SW Second St.) when the Young Professionals for Covenant House get together for the Sham-Rock-It fundraiser from 6 to 8 p.m.. You'll get two free drinks, appetizers and sprightly conversation for the admission: $20 advance online, $15 members; $25 at the door, $20 members. 954-568-7916 or YoungPros.net. — Ben Crandell