Breast Cancer Awareness Sessions at AARLCC in October
Updated: September 29, 2014
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center (AARLCC), located at 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, is hosting a Breast Cancer Awareness Session on two different Saturdays—October 11th and 18th, 2014 from 11AM to 1PM. The sessions will be led by two experienced nurses. Sandra P. Boyne has a Master of Science degree in Nursing and she is an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner. Roshanda Littlejohn has a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. For more information call Desmond Hannibal at 954-357-6224.
Destination Friday Goes to Ghana, Africa
Updated: September 22, 2014
Experience a warm "Akwaaba" (welcome) to the friendly spirit of Ghana, Africa in Broward County Libraries' final 2014 Destination Friday event. Destination Friday - Ghana, Africa is scheduled for Friday, October 3, from 6:30 to 9:30PM at the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center (AARLCC), 2650 Sistrunk Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale. During this evening, experience African fashions made of kente fabric, taste the food of Ghana and enjoy spirited drinks. More...
Go Latin Dancing!
Updated: September 17, 2014
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with some Latin dancing! The Jan Moran Collier City
Libary, 2800 NW 9th Court, Pompano Beach will present a morning of Lating dancing on Tuesday, October 7 from 10:30 - 11:30AM. For more information call 954-357-7670. View the listing of Hispanic Heritage Month events
at Broward County Libraries.
September is DIY Paradise at County Libraries
Updated: August 28, 2014
Broward County Library will celebrate Maker's Month with free, fun DIY (Do-It-Yourself) events for the whole family. Crafters, creators, innovators and inventors are invited to choose from the more than 35 events happening throughout the County. Experience macrame jewelry making, learn how to construct a Pop-up book, utilize a 3-D printer using Thingiverse and more.
Don't Miss the County's Free Business Loan Seminar Series
Updated: August 21, 2014
By popular demand, Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief and the Office of Economic and Small Business Development have extended the Business Loan Seminar Series designed to increase awareness about the State of Florida’s loan programs for the benefit of small businesses. Three new seminars have been added starting Saturday, August 9th, at 10:30AM at the Northwest Regional Library, 3151 University Drive in Coral Springs. (See complete schedule below) More...
- Saturday, September 27th | 10:30AM - Noon
Hollywood Branch Library
2600 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood
Michael Carn, President and CEO, MetroBroward
- Saturday, October 11th | 10:30AM - Noon
North Regional / Broward College Library
1100 Coconut Creek Boulevard, Coconut Creek
Show Your Bookface During Libraries' Teen Read Week Contest
Updated: August 1, 2014
Looking for some fun? Show Your Bookface during Broward Couny Libraries' Teen Tead Week Contest by taking your picture with an awesome book cover and submitting it to TeenLibrary@broward.org
or at your local library
. Prizes include $100 and $50 gift cards for the most creative entries. More...
Shutterbug Photo Hunts Resume at Fern Forest Nature Center
Updated: May 1, 2014
Photographers of all levels of skill and experience are invited to Fern Forest Nature Center for Family/Team Shutterbug Photo Hunts. The programs run from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. on the third Sunday of the month through the end of the year. Participants will get a quick guide to basic photography as well as learn about the nature center’s varied flora and fauna as they explore its trails in search of subject matter.
Animal Care and Adoption Announces 2014 Rabies Clinic Calendar
Updated: January 14, 2014
Broward County Animal Care and Adoption reminds all pet owners that rabies vaccinations and pet registration tags are required by law. In 2014, residents can bring their pets to
one of a number of Rabies Clinics
in a variety of locations throughout the County. When a target goal of 100,000 pet registration tags is reached, 100 percent of the pet registration funds will go directly to support low-to-no cost sterilization programs.
The 2014 Rabies Clinics are held on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and include:
- October 4 - Hollywood, T.Y. Park, 3300 N. Park Road
- October 18 - Pompano Beach, Animal Care & Adoption Shelter, 3100 NW 19 Terrace
- November 1 - West Park, Mary Saunders Park, 4750 S.W. 21 Street
- December 6 - Pompano Beach, Pompano Beach Dog Park, 1101 N.E. 10 Street
- December 13 - Fort Lauderdale, Snyder Park, 3299 S.W. Fourth Avenue
Participate in the 2014 Monthly Business Development Workshop Series
Updated: January 14, 2014
Broward County's Office of Economic and Small Business Development is hosting a
2014 Business Development Workshop series
designed to provide tips and tools to assist in sustaining, expanding and improving local businesses. The goal of the series is to position small businesses to take advantage of local opportunities to grow their reach beyond Broward County.
Each month features a new topic at a variety of times and locations throughout the County:
- Saturday, September 20, - 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m., African-American Research Library and Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale
Topic: Labor Laws and Tax Advice for Your Business
- Thursday, October 16, - 2 - 4 p.m., Broward County Governmental Center, 115 S. Andrews, Blvd., Room 430, Fort Lauderdale
Topic: Finding Business Financing - Uncover Funding Options for Startup and Growth