Calendars of Events

Openings Available for Summer Horse Camp

Updated: July 30, 2015
Two more sessions remain in this year's Summer Horse Camps at Tradewinds Park & Stables, 3600 W. Sample Road in Coconut Creek. The camp is for kids ages 9 - 16 and runs from 8:30AM to 4PM in four-day sessions, Mondays through Thursdays, August 3rd-6th and 10th - 13th. A fee of $400 must be accompanied by a release and waiver oty signed at registration. For more information, call the park at 954-357-8870.

Time for Your Pet's Rabies Vaccination?

Updated: July 28, 2015
Animal Care & Adoption invites you to our next rabies vaccination on Saturday, August 22nd between 9AM - 2PM at the Collins Community Center, 3900 NE 3rd Avenue in Oakland Park. Cost for a one-year rabies vaccination and Broward County Rabies Registration tag is $25 for dogs and cats that are spayed/neutered; and $35 for pets that are not spayed/Neutered. More...

Back2School Blast at Franklin Park

Updated: July 28, 2015
Let your kids ages 6 to 17 enjoy a last blowout before they head back to class when Franklin Park, a Broward Municipal Services District park holds a Back2School Blast. The free event will be held from 12:30 to 4:30PM on Sunday, August 9th in the park's recreation center, 2501 Franklin Drive in Fort Lauderdale. Activities will include basketball, a bounce house, music and refreshments. More...

...There Was Belle

Updated: July 28, 2015
In a time when we were supposed to be invisible...there was Belle," is the tagline for a movie that will be shown on Saturday, August 1st from 11AM - 2PM at the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center, 2650 k Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale. The movie is set in 18th century Britain amid the historical context of a slave-centered economy, tells the story of Belle, a young bi-racial woman who does her part in pushing Great Britain closer to abolishment of the Slave Trade. The program coincides with the commemoration of Caribbean Emancipation. For more information call 954-357-6210.

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 - 8PM - 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 - 6:30 - 9AM
    Saturday Sunrise Spectacle
    Riverfront/Esplanade Park
    Down Paddle-Up and Ceremony, Morning Concert
  • Saturday, October 3rd - 10AM - 6PM
    Party of the Century
    Riverfront/Esplanade Park
    Interactive & Cross Cultural Music, Dance & Performance, Musical Acts
  • Saturday, October 3rd - 10AM - 5PM
    The Big One Hundred!
    Huizenga Plaza
    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.

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...

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 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

For more information, contact