Tunes ‘N Trucks Concert Series Begins in October
The City’s outdoor concert series continues this week! Join us on Friday, November 17
, at the Sunrise Civic Center Amphitheater (10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard, Sunrise 33351). Bring your lawn chair or blanket. Admission is free!
Stevie Wonder tribute band
Wonderful Music will take the stage at 7:00 p.m., but you’ll want to arrive early: Food trucks will start serving at 6:00 p.m.
- 32 Bubbles - Hong Kong Bubble Waffles, Toppings, Ice Cream, Thai Iced Tea
- 90 Miles to Go - Cuban Fusion Cuisine
- A Sweet and Salty Idea - Kettle Corn
- BC Tacos - Gourmet Tacos
- Bobby's Events & Concessions - Chicago-Style Hot Dogs, Polish Sausages
- Chef Alex - Gyros, Greek Salad, Spinach Pie, Baklava
- Di Big Jerk - Caribbean Food
- Miami Grilled Cheese - Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
- Mobile Culinary Kitchen - Colombian Burgers, Arepas, Empanadas, Sandwiches
- Needa' Pita - Mediterranean and Greek Foods
- Pizza Zilla Miami - Pizza, Italian Food
- Red Zeppelin - Maine Lobster Rolls, Lobster Bisque, Salad, Soft Drinks
- Smokey C's - BBQ Ribs, Pulled Pork, Smoked Sausage, Brisket
- Tikiz Shaved Ice & Ice Cream - Hawaiian Shaved Ice, Ice Cream
- Virgo Bomb - Creative Gourmet Sandwiches, Vegetarian and Healthy Options
- World Famous - Eggrolls, Fries, Strawberry Lemonade, Desserts
Upcoming Tunes ‘N Trucks dates and bands include:
Friday, January 19
The Bron Burbank Band (formerly County Line Road) – Country music with a rock edge
Friday, February 9
Brothers United – Reggae
Friday, March 9
Switch Back to the ‘80s – The biggest 1980s hits
Friday, April 13
The Vybe – Contemporary pop, Latin, and reggae
Friday, May 11
Mr. Nice Guy – Classic rock
Tunes ‘N Trucks is presented in partnership with Memorial Healthcare System
. For additional information, or to request a food vendor application, call (954) 747-4600.
Celebrate the Arts in the City of Sunrise
Don’t miss these exciting events at the Sunrise Civic Center Theatre and Art Gallery:
Gallery Reception: “Beyond the Colors”
Saturday, November 18, at 6:30 p.m.
Indranil Ghosh, born in Kolkata, India, is a self-taught artist. He first began to draw and paint in childhood, and in high school he fell in love with watercolor technique. In spite of his busy workload as a software engineer, he still finds time to create art. To Indranil, painting is a form of meditation, which helps him relax and negotiate difficult times. Meet the artist and enjoy light refreshments at our free opening reception. "Beyond the Colors" will be on display through December 16.
Family Film: “Trolls”
Sunday, November 19, at 2:00 p.m.
Bring your little one to enjoy this lovable story, featuring original songs by Justin Timberlake. Watch as Poppy and Branch try to save their friends and discover where happiness really comes from. After the movie, meet Poppy and Branch for pictures and special memories! “Trolls” is produced by DreamWorks Animation and rated PG. Reserved seating: $7 per person (includes a snack and a drink).
“The Hunchback of Notre Dame”
Friday, December 1, at 7:00 p.m., and Saturday, December 2, at 7:00 p.m.
Based on the Victor Hugo novel with songs from the Disney animated feature, The Hunchback of Notre Dame showcases the film’s Academy Award-nominated score, as well as new songs by Menken and Schwartz. Watch as this timeless tale is brought to life by the youth performers of Inside Out Theatre Company! Reserved seating: $18 adult, $10 child.
Tony Bennett Tribute Concert
Sunday, December 3, at 2:00 p.m.
South Florida Legends presents Steve Leeds - a talented performer who looks and sounds like the amazing Tony Bennett. Hear your favorites from Bennett's remarkable 67-year career, including I Left My Heart in San Francisco, The Good Life, Rags to Riches, and Because of You. Tony Bennett paid Steve the ultimate compliment: "Keep singing, kid! We need younger guys like you in the business. We need singers who can sing the great standards.” Reserved seating: $18 adult, $10 child.
“The Nutcracker” Ballet
TWO SHOWS: Sunday, December 10, at 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.
The Russian Ballet of Orlando brings spectacular dancing, beautiful costumes, and lush music to the Sunrise stage. Start your holiday season with us and bring your whole family to enjoy this holiday favorite. Recommended for all ages. Reserved seating: $18 adult, $10 child.
You’ll find the Sunrise Civic Center Theatre and Art Gallery at 10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard. The Box Office is open Tuesday and Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Wednesday and Thursday from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.; Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; and one hour before shows. Call (954) 747-4646 for information, or purchase tickets online at https://www.sunrisefl.gov/tickets.html
FEMA Disaster Recovery Center Now Open in Sunrise
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) opened a temporary Disaster Recovery Center in the City of Sunrise to help Florida storm survivors.
Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) address:
7771 West Oakland Park Boulevard
Monday through Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., through Friday, November 24
Disaster Recovery Centers offer in-person support to individuals and small business owners
. Recovery specialists from FEMA, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the state are available to provide assistance to anyone with filling out applications or updating their status. Voluntary organizations are available and offer a variety of services to help survivors recover. Please note that the State of Florida does not offer Food for Florida (D-SNAP) at DRCs.
Locate the DRC nearest you by visiting https://www.fema.gov/disaster-recovery-centers
or by calling the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362, (TTY) 800-462-7585. Helpline numbers are open from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., seven days a week. DRC information is also available on the FEMA App.
The registration process is the first step in your recovery and requires information such as insurance policies and bank information for possible direct transfer of funds. Survivors are encouraged to register before visiting a DRC.
If you have phone and/or internet access, you may register in one of the following ways:
• Online at DisasterAssistance.gov
• Call the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362 for voice, 711 and Video Relay Service (VRS). If you are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability and use a TTY, call 800-462-7585. Help is available in most languages.
• Download the FEMA App and apply.
For additional recovery information, visit www.FEMA.gov/IrmaFL
, or Follow @FEMARegion4
on Twitter and Like @FEMA
Sunrise Arts & Crafts Festival Debuts on December 2
This new Sunrise Arts & Crafts Festival combines the best of two seasonal Sunrise favorites – the Woodstock Arts and Crafts Festival, and Winter Wonderland. Join in the fun on Saturday, December 2, at Sunrise Athletic Complex (11501 NW 44th Street).
From 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., visitors can shop for handmade arts and crafts, and enjoy delicious food vendor selections. Children age 12 and under can experience snow and play holiday games in our Winter Wonderland area, open only from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (Don't miss Santa's arrival at 10:00 a.m.) Admission to the Festival is free, but Winter Wonderland entry is $5. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Donations of canned/non-perishable food for the City of Sunrise Food Pantry will be gratefully accepted.
For more information, please call the City of Sunrise Leisure Services Department: (954) 747-4600.