Boost Your Bike Safety Skills at this Free Event
Pedal up, Sunrise! The City’s annual Bike Rodeo is set for this Saturday, March 24, from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Sunrise Athletic Complex (11501 NW 44th Street). Join us for helmet fittings, bike safety checks, an obstacle course, sno cones, and more. Learn about bicycle safety and enjoy a beautiful day in the park! Please note that each participant must wear a bike helmet. Admission is free. For more information, call the Leisure Service Department: (954) 747-4600.
Hop on Over to Our Royal Egg Hunt
Our Royal Egg Hunt
is set for this Sunday, March 25, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Sunrise Athletic Complex (11501 NW 44th Street). Children are invited to dress as their favorite prince or princess, bring a basket, and join in a magical quest for eggs!
Participants will be grouped by age for the egg hunt:
There will also be arts and crafts, rides, and photo opportunities with King Bunny. Admission is $5 per participant. Call the City of Sunrise Leisure Services Department for details: (954) 747-4600
- 10:30 a.m. - Walkers to age 3
- 11:00 a.m. - Ages 4 to 6
- 11:30 a.m. - Ages 7 to 9
- 11:45 a.m. - Ages 10 to 12
Celebrate the Arts in Sunrise
Enjoy these upcoming shows at the Sunrise Civic Center Theatre:
Saturday, March 24, at 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 25, at 2:00 p.m.
Criss-crossing three generations of women, the past and the present are explored across the backdrop of World War II and today. This is the deeply moving story of one Kindertransport woman and her struggle to cope with the loss of her parents, her abandonment, and her own identity. "Kindertransport" is presented by Curtain Call Playhouse. Reserved seating: $18 adult, $10 child. Cash bar available Saturday night.
I Got Rhythm – Beatriz Malnic in Concert
Saturday, April 7, at 7:00 p.m.
Brazilian-American singer and pianist Beatriz Malnic will present an evening of songs by Tom Jobim, George Gershwin and Cole Porter. Enjoy a unique blend of American standards and Brazilian bossa nova, including I've Got You Under My Skin, The Man I Love, I Got Rhythm, No More Blues, Dindi, Desafinado
, and many more. This incredible concert will also feature a jazz trio and special guest artists. Reserved seating: $18 adult, $10 child. Cash bar available.
Family Film: “Toy Story”
Sunday, April 15, at 2:00 p.m.
Introduce a new generation to this Pixar classic – the first computer-generated feature film! Watch as hand-me-down Sheriff Woody copes with his rivalry with a space-age Buzz Lightyear action figure. After the film, meet Woody and Buzz for pictures and memories that will last…to infinity and beyond! Reserved seating: $7 per person (includes popcorn).
Together Again: George Burns and Gracie Allen Tribute
Sunday, April 29, at 2:00 p.m.
The comedy team of George Burns and Gracie Allen entertained vaudeville, film, radio, and television audiences for more than 40 years. “Together Again” recreates the magic with Peter Salzer and Betsy Wickard in an amazing performance of sketches and songs. Reserved seating: $18 adult, $10 child.
The Sunrise Civic Center Theatre is located 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
Summer Camp Registration Forms Due Friday, April 6!
Children will experience the best in sports, swimming, arts and crafts, and more at the City’s super summer camps. Our programs take place weekdays, June 18 to August 3 (no camp on July 4), from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
For details, including a downloadable Camp Registration Packet, visit www.sunrisefl.gov/camp
To be entered into our camp placement lottery, registration forms are due Friday, April 6, by 5:30 p.m
. for City of Sunrise residents and non-residents with children who attend a Broward County Public School located in Sunrise. (Non-residents: To qualify, you must include proof of attendance at that school verifying enrollment for the fall of 2018.)
Registration for non-residents begins Tuesday, April 24, in the Leisure Services office or through mail, space permitting. Any non-resident registration forms received prior this date will be returned via mail.
Be sure to mail or hand-deliver your completed form (along with proof of residency or school enrollment, full payment, and participant’s birth certificate) to the Leisure Services office. Call (954) 747-4600 for more information.
Enjoy Live Music and More at our Earth Day Festival
Celebrate green living at our fun, family-friendly Earth Day Festival on Saturday, April 7
, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Sawgrass Sanctuary Park (237 North New River Circle, Sunrise 33326). Admission is FREE! In keeping with the event’s conservation theme, the first 1,500 attendees will receive a free reusable water bottle. Refill your bottle throughout the day at the Festival’s complementary water stations.
The City's Earth Day celebration will kick off with a Tree-Planting Ceremony (11:15 a.m.) in commemoration of Arbor Day. We’ll also have a Kids' Corner with children's activities, bounce houses, face painting, arts and crafts and more; talented makers with handcrafted goods; fantastic food and beverage vendors; and non-profit exhibitors and educational displays to help you green your routine.
Enjoy our live music lineup:
11:30 a.m. - The Crossthread Band
- Rock, country, funk, and rhythm and blues
1:30 p.m. - KooKooz
- Rock from the '70s, '80s and '90s
No coolers, pets or bicycles will be allowed in the park during the Festival. However, dedicated bicycle parking will be available. For more information, please call the Leisure Services Department: (954) 747-4600.