Get Jammin’ at the Healthy Community Zone Wellness Jamboree
You’re invited to the BMSD’s Healthy Community Zone Wellness Jamboree on Saturday, October 7th from 11AM-3PM at Reverend Samuel Delevoe Memorial Park, 2520 NW 6th Street Fort Lauderdale. Fresh produce giveaway compliments of Feeding South Florida, health screenings, music, line dancing, and live demonstrations at Destination Fitness (free outdoor gym/fitness hub) are among the highlights at this community celebration. Free lunch, games, raffle prizes and more.
Bring Your Pooch to Barktoberfest October 7-8
Nothing can compare to the fun enjoyed by dog owners and their best friends at the County’s K9 splash events. Stop by Quiet Waters Park, 401 S. Powerline Road in Deerfield Beach between 9AM-4PM and watch your pal splash away with all of their four legged friends. Admission is $5 per dog per 50 minutes session. For more information call the park at 954-357-5100. Visit Broward.org/Parks for other K9 events.
Spooktacular Things Happening at County Parks
Halloween is right around the corner and Broward County Parks offer a variety of fun, creative and unique special events for kids of all ages. If you’re looking for a Trick or Treat Family Fun Night, run a Spooktacular 5K Road Race, or try out your Hallo-Green thumb, check out Broward County Parks’ complete listing of events.
Destination Fridays Takes on Motown
Get ready for the sounds of Mary Wells, Martha Reeves & the Vandellas, Michael Jackson and more as Destination Fridays transforms the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center to Motown. On Friday, October 6th, from 6-9:30PM, dance to classic Motown music, enjoy great food with a signature cocktail. The program is for ages 21-and-over. Tickets are $10, available at the door or through Eventbrite.com.
It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month at BCL
Get your pink on and help support those who are dealing with breast cancer and honor those survivors who have fought and won the tough battle. Visit Broward.org/Library.
Keep Your Pet Healthy – It’s Rabies Vaccination Time!
Animal Care and Adoption is hosting its next Rabies Clinic on Saturday, October 14th from 9AM-2PM at T.Y. Park, 3300 N. Park Road in Hollywood. For more details visit the Animal Care and Adoption website.
Have S’more Fun at T.Y. Park
This event is great family fun for everyone! Head out to T.Y. Park at 3300 N. Park Road in Hollywood, from 6-9PM on Friday, October 20th for a Family Hayride and Campfire. For only $3.50 per person (ages 3 and up) you can enjoy a hayride around the park, one bag of s’mores and fixings. For more information or for reservations, call the park at 954-357-8811.
Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrations Continue
Hispanic Heritage Month is a great time to recognize contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the group’s heritage and culture. On Saturday, October 7th, stop by the Miramar Branch Library & Education Center and Celebrate Latin Culture with Marci Poppins! Treat yourself to a fun, colorful pageant of music, dance and family friendly activities from 11AM-12PM. You can also visit the Northwest Regional Library, from 4-5PM and hear violist David Pedraza’s interpretation of the Great Hispanic Classical Composers.
Have You Taken Dog Smarts 101?
Is your pooch giving you a tough time? The remedy is within your reach at the next Dog Smarts 101 class on Tuesday, October 10th, from 6-7PM, at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Boulevard, Plantation. This class will teach you all about dog behavior and why dogs do the things they do. The class is free for all residents and pets will not be permitted to the program. More...
Updated September 28, 2017