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2015 Dates Event Description Location

Mondays
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Wednesdays & Fridays
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Fitness Program for Older Adults
Free classes presented by the YMCA.  For older adults interested in increasing heart health, muscle strength, flexibility, and balance.  Classes taught by certified instructors and are appropriate for the very frail to fit. 
Delevoe Park
2520 N.W. Sixth Street
Fort Lauderdale
(954) 357-8801

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.

Fitness Program for Older Adults
Free classes presented by the YMCA. For older adults interested in increasing heart health, muscle strength, flexibility, and balance. Classes taught by certified instructors and are appropriate for the very frail to fit.
Roosevelt Gardens Park
2841 NW 11th Street
Ft. Lauderdale

Mondays-Fridays
now through-
June 5

2:00 p.m.-
6:00 p.m.

Free Afterschool Program for Ages 6-17
Cultural programs, youth sports, arts and crafts, homework time, game room activities, field trips, "Get Fit for Kidz," basketball skills, fishing, computer access and more. Call park (list to right) to check on availability, space limited.

Register at the following parks

Wednesdays
January 28-
April 11

6:00 p.m.-
8:00 p.m.

Free Tax Preparation - One-On-One Tax Return Preparation Services
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) programs offer free, face-to-face tax help to people with low-to-moderate income. IRA-tax law certified volunteers provide this free service with electronic filing to all people who qualify. Documentation check list

Attend at the following parks

Wednesday
March 25

3:00 p.m.-
6:00 p.m.

Neighborhood Park Bike Rally
Free and open to the public. Event includes bike safety courses, bike repair, bike parade, bike decoration, giveaways, and refreshments. Flyer
Roosevelt Gardens Park
2841 NW 11th Street
Ft. Lauderdale

Saturday
March 28

8:00 a.m.-
Noon

Community Cleanup
Volunteer to help beautify the Washington Park community. Everyone is welcome, bags and gloves will be provided for picking up litter. Free refreshments available for volunteers.
Washington Park
Lafayette Hart Park
2851 NW 8th Road
Fort Lauderdale
(954) 357-5797

 

Wednesday
April 1

11:00 a.m.-
Noon

Healthy Cooking Class
YMCA and ChenMed present an active older adult health session.
Franklin Park
2501 Franklin Drive
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Register at (954) 357-7080
Wednesdays
April 8, 15, 22, 29
Diabetes Self-Management
The Broward County YMCA is offering a free interactive once-a-week class, lasts 6 weeks. Learn about managing and preventing diabetes. Flyer
Franklin Park
2501 Franklin Drive
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Register at (954) 357-7080
Thursdays
April 9, 16, 23, 30
May 7, 14, 21, 28
Matter of Balance
The Broward County YMCA is offering a free interactive once-a-week class, lasts 8 weeks. Learn how to avoid falls and improve balance, flexibility and strength. Flyer
Franklin Park
2501 Franklin Drive
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Register at (954) 357-7080

Saturday
April 11

10:00 a.m.

Volunteers Needed to Help Clean-up the Central County Waterways at Delevoe Park
The community is invited to participate. The Wildlife Research Team, Inc. is hosting two waterway cleanups. A brief "Canoeing 101" is available for first-timers. Community service hours are offered for students. Parents or guardians must sign a release form for minors to participate.

Delevoe Park
2520 N.W. Sixth Street
Fort Lauderdale

To register, please contact Donna Kazo at paddle4research@yahoo.com

Saturday
April 18

11:00 a.m.-
3:00 p.m.

Family Fun and Resource Fair
Free event.  Games, raffles, entertainment, refreshments and fun for the whole family. 
Roosevelt Gardens Park
2841 NW 11th Street
Ft. Lauderdale
(954) 377-1119

Saturday
April 25

10:30 a.m.-
4:30 p.m.

10th Annual Children's Book Fest
Free book to the first 1,000 kids.  Meet authors, storytellers, illustrator E.B. Lewis, attend a drumming workshop, make arts and crafts, and meet Clifford the Big Red Dog.  Flyer
African-American Research Library and Cultural Center
2650 Sistrunk Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale
(954) 357-7406
June 15-
August 14

Summer Recreation Program -Fun 'n Fit
Indoor and outdoor activities including sports, arts, and field trips. Includes free daily lunch and snack. For ages 6 to 17, Boulevard Garden -ages 6-10 only, Sunview Park -ages 13-17 only.  Volunteers welcome.  Flyer

Registration opens April 1, call park to register, space is limited

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