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Round Up Girl 2013Celebrate the End of Summer at Our
Back to School Round-Up

The City’s free Back to School Round-Up will take place on Saturday, August 8, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Sunrise Civic Center (10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard). This popular end-of-summer celebration is presented by Baptist Health Urgent Care – Sawgrass and FirstBank Florida.

Join us for an event jam-packed with rides, games, music, food and fun. Representatives from Sunrise schools will be on hand to answer your questions about the 2015-2016 academic year, and copies of the updated Sunrise Neighborhood Public Schools guide will be available.

Boards will be set up in the Sunrise Civic Center Theatre lobby for open-play chess. And at 5:30 p.m., attendees will have an opportunity to meet Sunrise resident and 2015 United States Chess Champion Hikaru Nakamura.

The first 1,000 K-12 students at the Round-Up to show proof of Sunrise residency will receive a free drawstring backpack filled with school supplies, along with a grade-appropriate book.

For more information call the Leisure Services Department: (954) 747-4600.

PIP GO Bonds logoPublic Meeting: Share Your Input
Regarding the Proposed
NW 50th Street Athletic Complex

In November 2014, Sunrise voters overwhelmingly approved up to $65 million in general obligation (GO) bonds to fund improvements to parks and recreation facilities citywide. Since that time, the City has hosted a series of meetings to solicit residents’ input regarding proposed Leisure Services projects.

Next up: A discussion of the athletic complex proposed for NW 50th Street, just west of Pine Island Road and adjacent to Westpine Middle School. Join City staff on Tuesday, August 18, at 6:00 p.m. at the meeting room at Nob Hill Soccer Club (10200 Sunset Strip, Sunrise 33322).

The conversation will be focused and site-specific. Staff will present ideas for possible improvements at this site, and will seek feedback from community members. Light refreshments will be served. For more information about the GO bond meeting, please call (954) 747-4600.

Sunrise Civic CenterCelebrate the Arts in the City of Sunrise
Join us in August for live jazz and an exhibit of Japan-inspired art. The Sunrise Civic Center Theatre and Art Gallery are located at 10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard


The LeNard Rutledge Cole Porter Revue
Friday, August 7, at 7:30 p.m.
Sunrise Civic Center Theatre
The performances of Miami native LeNard Rutledge have been described as "captivating, soul stirring, earthy and funky!" Rutledge and his jazz quintet will present an unforgettable evening of songs by Cole Porter. Reserved seating: $16 adult, $14 student with ID, $10 child.

Opening Reception: “Dark Chocolate Japan”
Friday, August 28, at 6:30 p.m.
Sunrise Civic Center Art Gallery
Artist and Sunrise resident Carlos Aleman invites you to experience his new exhibit featuring work inspired by cosplay, anime, manga, kimonos, kokeshi dolls, geisha, cherry blossoms, monsters, and decora girls. Meet the artist and enjoy light refreshments at this free Opening Reception. "Dark Chocolate Japan" will be on display from August 27 through October 10.

The Theatre Box Office is open Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Wednesday and Thursday from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.; and one hour before shows. Call (954) 747-4646 for ticket information, or purchase tickets online at (Look for “Theatre Shows” at the bottom left corner of the page.)

The Gallery is open Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Wednesday and Thursday from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Gallery admission is free. Call (954) 747-4641 for exhibit information.



FREE Back-to-School Immunizations in August
Broward County Public Schools classes resume on Monday, August 24. In preparation, the Florida Department of Health in Broward County is offering free immunizations for school age children inside the Lauderhill Mall (1267 NW 40th Avenue, Lauderhill 33313).

Free immunizations will be available on the following dates in August:

  • Mondays – August 10, 17 and 24 – from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Tuesdays – August 11, 18 and 25 – from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Wednesdays – August 12 and 19 – from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Thursdays – August 13 and 20 – from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Fridays – August 14 and 21 – from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
In addition, the Department of Health will host a Community Resource Fair with free immunizations (as well as prizes and giveaways) at the Lauderhill Mall on Saturday, August 22, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
In order to be vaccinated, each child must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. The parent or legal guardian should remember to bring the child’s immunization records.

For information about immunization schedules visit To find out about school physicals and religious exemptions call (954) 467-4705.


Last updated: 8/7/2015 9:37:10 AM