Calendars of Events

Washington Park Community Cleanup

Updated: October 7, 2015

Volunteers are needed to help beautify the Washington Park community. Join us for a cleanup on Saturday, October 10th, from 8AM-12PM. Meet at Lafayette Hart Park, 2851 NW 8th Road, Fort Lauderdale. Bags and gloves will be provided for picking up litter and trash. Receive a FREE gift and T-shirt (while they last). Free refreshments will be available to volunteer workers. For more information call 954-357-5797.

Find Thrills and Chills at Secret Woods

Updated: September 30, 2015
Take the kids to Spooky Woods (Secret Woods Nature Center) from 7-8PM on Thursday and Friday, October 29 and 30 to celebrate Halloween. The Nature Center offers a "thrilling and slightly chilling" tour of the park highlighting some of Fort Lauderdale's natural history. For ages 9 and up. The fee is $5 per person and preregistration is required. Call 954-357-8884.


Yappy Hour to Assist Delevoe Expansion Project  

Updated: September 30, 2015 

If you're looking for K9 fun with splash time for your pooch, hors d'oeuvres, beer and wine, raffle and silent auction during Yappy Hour, don't miss the first fundraising event of the Parks Foundation of Broward County. The event will be held on October 2nd from 6-8PM at Quiet Waters Park, 401 S. Powerline Road, Deerfield Beach. The fee is $50 for two people with or without a canine companion with all proceeds to benefit the County's Parks and Recreation Division. The first project that the Division hopes to partially fund is the Delevoe Expansion Project at Reverend Samuel Delevoe Memorial Park, 2520 NW Sixth Street, Fort Lauderdale. For more information, please call 954-357-8110.  

Healthy Community Zone Kickoff at Delevoe Park Nov. 7

Updated: September 30, 2015

Be sure to save November 7th on your calendar as the Healthy Community Zone Kickoff for the Broward Municipal Services District. The program is from 11AM-2PM at Reverend Samuel Delevoe Memorial Park, 2520 NW 6th Street, Fort Lauderdale. Be a part of the transformation of your community’s health. Participate in health screenings, enroll in the Affordable Care Act, get moving with Zumba and be the lucky winner of raffle drawings and giveaways. For more information on the Healthy Community Zone collaborative partnership, visit

It's Carnival Time at AARLCC

Updated: September 17, 2015

It’s back to the islands for fun and frolic at the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center on Friday, October 2, 2015. Sample the tastes and culture of the Caribbean sister islands of Antigua & Barbuda as you dance to the calypso beat and the metallic tinkle of steel drums.This age 21-plus event costs only $10 and runs from 6:30 to 9:30PM. For more information call 954-357-6210.

Join the Community for a Special Unveiling

Updated: September 17, 2015 

The "Feathers of Hope" VisualEYES Mural representing Strength, Community, Family, Peace and Inspiration will be unveiled on Thursday, October 1st, 6-7PM at the Edgar P. Mills Multi-Purpose Center, 900 NW 31st Avenue in Fort Lauderdale.The #VisualEYES building mural is part of a countywide installation of public art projects in celebration of Broward County's Centennial, Broward 100 - Celebrating the Art of Community. This beautiful art work was created by Artist Nate Dee. Carried live on Periscope 


Get Moving Broward at Delevoe Park!

Updated: September 8, 2015

Meet at Reverend Samuel Delevoe Park, 2520 NW 6th Street in Fort Lauderdale for a free family event on Saturday, October 3rd from 10AM - 12 PM. Enjoy a morning of fun and energizing opportunities to move! Celebrate Active Older Adult health and wellness programs, join a GirlTrek Superhero walking group, share your voice on the health of the community and MOVE BROWARD! For information call 954-357-8801. Visit  

Celebrate Duende!

Updated: July 28, 2015
Get ready to celebrate the culminating weekend of Broward's 100th birthday in downtown Fort Lauderdale. Duende begins on Friday, October 2nd and extends through Saturday, October 3rd. Activities include:
  • Friday, October 2nd - 6PM - 3AM
    Friday Night Grand Opening Take-over
    SW 2nd Street between Broward Center and the railroad tracks
    Street performers, Live Bands and Djs, Flash Mobs, Dance, Rock, Jazz
  • Saturday, October 3rd - 11AM - 6PM
    Party of the Century
    SW 2nd Street between Broward Center and the railroad tracks
    Interactive & Cross Cultural Music, Dance & Performance, Musical Acts on three stages along with Adam David Band, Angeles Gitanos Flamenco Dancers. Araya Orta Trio, Beatriz Malnic, Brazilian Voices, Cia do Axé, Fabio Barros Dancers, Friends of Koto, Flow Hip Hop Dancers, Ft Lauderdale Gay Men’s Chorus, Fushu Daiko, George Tandy Jr, Gold Coast Jazz, Jeff Deen Trio, Jorge Alfano Shakuhachi/Peruvian Flute, Katherine Alexander, Liddy Clark, Mariachi Group, Marlow Rosado,Matt Kramer Big Band, Osceola Brothers, Samba  de Janiero & Claudio Silva, Saigon Kick, Silver Stars USA Steel Orchestra, Tito Puente Jr. , Willie Stewart  . . . and many more!
    Saturday, October 3rd - 10AM - 5PM
    The Big One Hundred!
    Esplanade Park & Amaturo Theater
    Family friendly events, Duende Story, Children's Ballet Theater, Art Bus, Bounce House, Petting Zoo, Edible Art Salon
  • Saturday, October 3rd - 8PM - 10:30PM
    "We..." The Passion & Rhythm of the People
    Broward Center for the Performing Arts
    Created by Broadway Director & Cirque Dream Founder Neil Goldberg. A Broadway-style extravaganza featuring Broward's finest talents.
  • Duende Plus
    Sunday, October 4 – DUENDE A.M.P. FESTIVAL
    POMPANO BEACH – 3 – 10PM
    A.M.P. Festival Site
    Local bands compete for Most Amped Performance and winner will perform at 6:30 pm followed by Sammy Figueroa, Otis Cadillac, The Jason Taylor Foundation’s Bluapple Poetry Network and Body and Soul Dance Theatre.
    Also, 12 artists will compete against each other during 45-minute preliminary rounds creating a new work of art during ARTwar.. Only one artist will become the winner in this unique flurry of brush strokes and paint!
    This is a FREE EVENT.
  • Friday, Oct 2 Duende Funtastic Friday
    Enjoy family fun in the Meadow from 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Friday, Oct 2 Duende ArtsPark Movie
    Featuring The Boxtrolls (Animated - PG). 8pm - 10 pm, Amphitheater Screen.
  • Saturday, Oct 3 Duende ArtsPark Live!
    8:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Featuring LEGACY a 10 member band featuring the sounds of the 50s, 60s and 70s.   

Take a Coastal Exploration Hike

Updated: June 9, 2015
Explore the unique coastal habitat of Deerfield Island Park under the guidance of a Parks naturalist when the park offers a Coastal Exploration Hike, for ages 8 and up, from 9 to 11AM on designated Saturdays. The tour includes boat shuttle transportation to and from the island park. Deerfield Island Park is located at 1720 Deerfield Island Park in Deerfield Beach. Call 954-357-5100 for details. Future dates include:
  • October 10th

Does Your Dog Rule the Roost?

Updated: June 19, 2015
If the answer to this simple question is yes, now is the time to enroll your four-legged problem child in Dog Smarts 101 class. The class, hosted by Broward County Animal Care and Adoption and taught by a Certified Professional Dog Trainer, provides pet parents with important information to make dog ownership easier for both the dog and the family. Dog Smarts 101 is open to all residents and is free of charge. Since the class is not a dog training session, no pets are permitted. The following classes are scheduled for 2015 from 6-7PM:

October 13th - West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation

For more information, contact