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Don’t Be an April Fool – Get Your Pet Vaccinated
Start the month right by taking your pet to Roosevelt Gardens Park on Saturday, April 1st, between 9AM -2PM for their rabies vaccination. The cost is $25 if your pet is spayed/neutered and $35 if your pet is not spayed/neutered. More…
Overcome Your Fear of Numbers
If dealing with numbers makes your stomach knot, be sure to take advantage of the free events at Broward County Libraries in recognition of Mathematics Awareness Month. The programs are for all ages and include activities such as math brain games, a cup stacking challenge, math trivia and more.
State Attorney’s Office Offers Sealing and Expungement Workshop
If you were charged with a crime in Broward County and the case did not result in a conviction, you may be eligible to have a single arrest record sealed or expunged. Find out more at this free “one stop” workshop on Thursday, April 6th from 3-7PM at Faith Center-Lauderhill, 4061 NW 16th Street in Lauderhill. For additional information contact the State Attorney’s Office at 954-831-6955.
Third Annual Earth Day Comes to Tradewinds Park
Bring your family to Tradewinds Park on Saturday, April 8th, from 10AM-3PM and enjoy the model steam train rides, hayrides, food trucks, kids’ games, bounce houses, nature hikes, farm tours, a country street market with vendors, and much more. Tickets vary by activity, and the park’s regular weekend gate fee of $1.50/person (children 5 and under free) will be in effect. Call Tradewinds Park & Stables
in Coconut Creek at 954-357-8870 for further details.
Free Concert Series at Anne Kolb Nature Center
Music at the Mangrove, a free concert series at the Anne Kolb Nature Center
in Hollywood continues this month when the Music Club of Hollywood
presents its student scholarship auditions from 10AM-3PM on Sunday, April 9th. Everyone is welcome!
Help Beautify Broadview Park and Boulevard Gardens
Volunteers are needed for two community cleanups in the Broward Municipal Services District. Events are scheduled at Broadview Park on April 8th and at Boulevard Gardens on April 22nd from 8AM to 12PM. Come lend a helping hand and students can receive community service hours. Bags and gloves will be provided for picking up litter and trash. Free refreshments will be available to volunteers. For more information contact Elaine Barrett at 954-474-1870.
County Water Parks Open on Weekends and Spring Break
The 2017 Aquatics Season gets under way this month at four County water parks: Castaway Island at T.Y. (Topeekeegee Yugnee) Park in Hollywood; Paradise Cove at C.B. Smith Park in Pembroke Pines; Splash Adventure at Quiet Waters Park in Deerfield Beach; and Tropical Splash at Central Broward Regional Park &
Stadium in Lauderhill. The facilities are open from 10AM to 5:20PM on Saturdays and Sundays in April, plus the week of spring break, April 10-14. Fees vary by park.
Learn the Power of the Dollar
In recognition of National Money Smart Week, April 22-29, Broward County Libraries is offering a wide range of personal finance workshops and classes to help you learn to better manage your personal finances. Learn how to budget your money, get out of debt and start saving. More…
Family Fun and Resource Fair - Broward AWARE! Protecting Our Children
The Nancy J. Cotterman Center, Broward County’s only certified 24/7 rape crisis and accredited children’s advocacy center, along with the Children's Services Council, and other community partners will host a Family Fun and Resource Fair - Broward AWARE! Protecting Our Children, on Saturday, April 22nd, from 11AM - 3PM, at Reverend Samuel Delevoe Memorial Park, 2520 NW Sixth Street, Fort Lauderdale. This day includes safety and welfare presentations, entertainment, games, raffles and fun for everyone--free and open to the public. For more information call 954-377-1199 or 954-357-5775. More…
Denim Day is Tuesday, April 25th
Make a social statement with your fashion by wearing denim and denim ribbons to bring attention to sexual assault and child abuse. Show your support for ending sexual violence and child abuse by wearing blue jeans to the Broward County Commission 10AM meeting on April 25th. This visible show of support encourages everyone to talk about the issues, correct the misconceptions and no longer tolerate the silence that breeds violence. More…
Not to Be Missed—Uniting Broward Community Showcase
The Broward Sheriff’s Office is hosting this free family-friendly outdoor festival to celebrate diversity, safety and security on Saturday, April 29th from 10AM-2PM at Central Broward Regional Park, 3700 NW 11th Place in Lauderhill. Enjoy cultural performances, ethnic foods, and a children’s entertainment zone. See demonstrations from BSO K-9, SWAT Team, Fire Rescue, Bomb Squad and Aviation Unit. For more information, contact Deputy Melissa Metcalfe at 954-321-5010 or email Melissa_Metcalfe@sheriff.org. RSVP to BSORSVP@sheriff.org
Updated March 28, 2017