Calendars of Events

Final Superhero Splash Bash of the Season

Updated: July 22, 2015
Head on down to Quiet Waters Park located at 401 S. Poweline Road in Deerfield Beach for the final event of the summer on Friday, August 7th. The Superhero Splash Bash runs from 6 to 10PM and features games, a movie, a bounce house, prizes, and splash time in the water playground. The fee is $6 per person (12 months and under free), and preregistration is required. More... 

Home-Buying Basics Workshop 

Updated: July 14, 2015

How would you like to attend a free workshop and lunch to learn all about home-buying basics? The workshop is led by We Florida Financial on Saturday, July 25th from 12 noon to 2PM at the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale. RSVP is requested to Darcia Scates at or 954-357-6170. 

Get Your Groove on at BCL 

Updated: July 9, 2015
Did you know that July 25th is national Dance Day and Broward County Libraries is celebrating with free National Dance Day events throughout July? Don't miss the dance classes that include the genre of your choice--hip-hop, latin, belly dance, zumba and more.

Moth Magic 

Updated: June 30, 2015
Butterflies may get most of the attention in the scientific order Lepidoptera, but moths can be just as fascinating, as you’ll readily learn when Long Key Natural Area and Nature Center in Davie celebrates the fourth annual National Moth Week by hosting Moth Day. It runs from 10AM to 10PM on Saturday, July 25th, and the emphasis will be on the importance of moths to the planet’s ecosystems. Activities will include presentations on moth life cycles, moth diversity, and moth gardening; plant giveaways; and pointers on how to view the moths you can find in your own back yard 

Jump-Start or Further Your Career

Updated: June 30, 2015
Attend the Urban League of Broward County's free Workplace Excellence Workshop Series through July 22nd and prepare for your dream career. The program is perfect for anyone looking to start a new career or advance in their chosen field. Learn all about resume development and job search techniques, workplace ethics and how to dress for success. The series is offered at the Urban League of Broward County, Community Empowerment Center, 560 NW 27th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale on a variety of days and times. More…


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:      

  • August 29th
  • September 19th
  • 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 a 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:     
  • August 11th - Miramar Branch Library, 2050 Civic Center Place, Miramar
  • September 8th - West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation
  • October 13th - West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation

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