Calendars of Events

Quiet Water Hosts Splashtacular Event

Updated: May 20, 2015
 
The Splash Adventure water park at Quiet Waters Park (401 S. Powerline Road) in Deerfield Beach invites kids of all ages to kick-off the summer with Splashtacular, a carnival/circus-themed event, from 6 - 9PM on Friday, June 5th. Activities will include splash time, a bounce house, games, free popcorn and prizes. Tickets are $6/person (children 12 months and under are admitted free). For more information call 954-357-5100.

 

Experience and Celebrate Cultures from Around the World

Updated: May 1, 2015
 
Broward County Libraries go international this May and June with programs and events to celebrate Asian-Pacific Heritage Month, Caribbean Heritage Month, Haitian-American Month and Cinco de Mayo. Enjoy great films, book discussions, performances and parties. More...

  

2015 Lauderdale Live Festival- June 19 – 21

Updated: April 24, 2015
 
Come to Huizenga Plaza in downtown Fort Lauderdale for a weekend of great music and entertainment. Artists include great names such as Phillip Phillips, O.A.R., Ben Rector, Sister Hazel and more. General Admission for a 1-day pass is $39.50, 2-day pass $69.50. For more information about the event and other ticket options visit Lauderdalelivemusic.com 


Anne Kolb Nature Center Hosts “People, Places and Things” Exhibit

Updated: May 19, 2015
 
On May 15th at 11:30AM, The exhibit hall at the Anne Kolb Nature Center, 751 Sheridan Street in Hollywood is hosting a free Gallery Exhibit. The show runs through Saturday, May 30th. The artwork of Diane Corneau, Nellie Molina, Sandy Schlesinger, and Evelyn Miranda will be featured in a show called "People, Places, and Things." The nature center's exhibit hall is open daily from 9AM to 5PM. There is no charge to view the art exhibit, although there is a per-person fee of $2 (plus tax) to tour the exhibit hall. More…


Free Fast-Trac Business Workshop Series

Updated: March 26, 2015

 
Entrepreneurs are invited to attend "Listening to Your Business," a free half-day workshop from Fast-Trac, that makes the most of the knowledge you have about your business - and the limited time you have to make it better. Examine your business today, including its strengths, weaknesses and opportunities, identify resources to assist you in reaching your business goals and learn how to examine and respond to challenges and transitions. Register online at OESBD.Affiliate.FastTrac.org. Advance registration required.
Workshops will be held on the following Wednesdays:

May 20 - 4:30 - 7:30PM
African-American Research Library and Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale

Does Your Dog Rule the Roost?  

Updated: May 12, 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:

 

  • June 9th - West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation
  • July 14th - West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation
  • 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
  • November 10th - West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation
  • December 8th - Miramar Branch Library, 2050 Civic Center Place, Miramar
 For more information, contact lmendheim@broward.org   
 

Nothing Compares to a Sunset Nature Walk 

Updated: March 26, 2014
 
South Florida is well known for its sunsets. Now you can enjoy the end-of-the-day magic at Miramar Pineland (3600 S. University Drive, Miramar), which will offer twice-monthly Sunset Nature Walks on Wednesdays and Sundays, from 5:30 to 7PM. The fee is $3 per person per walk, plus, on Sundays, the park's regular weekend gate entrance fee of $1.50 per person. Future dates of this program include:
  • May 10th
  • June 3rd and 7th
 For more information call 954-357-8776.