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July 4th 2015Mark Your Calendar for Our July 4th Festivities
Sunrise will host a fun, FREE day of events on Monday,
July 4th. Join us!

"Hooray for Hollywood" Parade
& Family Fun Day
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
City Park, 6700 Sunset Strip
Movie-themed floats will wind their way west along Sunset Strip from NW 12th Street to City Park, where the celebration continues with free refreshments and a children's fun zone. Call (954) 747-4600 for details.

Concert and Fireworks
5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Outdoors at the BB&T Center, One Panther Parkway

This crowd-pleasing, free outdoor event is presented in partnership with Wheelabrator Technologies. Additional sponsors include Ed Morse Sawgrass Automall, Metropica, Chester’s Fort Lauderdale Harley-Davidson, Memorial Healthcare System, Bahama Breeze, BB&T Center, Florida Panthers, Sun-SentinelThe Beach 102.7 FM, and The Ticket 790 AM. There's something for everyone, including live music, fireworks, food and beverage vendors, and children's rides and inflatables.

DJ Holiday from The Beach 102.7 will start spinning at 5:00 p.m. Our live music lineup begins at 5:45 p.m. with a set by local favorites Havoc 305, playing rock and Top 40 hits. At 7:30 p.m., it's time for headliners Big Bad Voodoo Daddy - the masters of contemporary swing, jazz and big band.

BBVD2016 marks the 23rd anniversary of Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s remarkable arrival onto the music scene. Since forming in California in the early nineties, the band has toured virtually nonstop – performing more than 2,700 live shows – and produced 10 albums. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy appeared in the 1996 indie film Swingers – a movie that not only launched the acting careers of Vince Vaughn and Jon Favreau, but also introduced the band’s music to an audience beyond their Los Angeles base. Since then, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy's songs have been featured in countless films and TV shows, including Despicable Me, Friends, Third Rock from the Sun, and Phineas and Ferb. They’ve also appeared live during the Super Bowl XXXIII Halftime Show, NBC’s Christmas in Rockefeller Center, and the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade – and performed for three U.S. presidents.

Don’t miss Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s horn-infused music and high-energy stage show. And at 9:00 p.m., enjoy a spectacular fireworks display.

Parking and admission are free. The following may not be brought into the event area: bags larger than 12" x 12", backpacks of any size, weapons, fireworks, glass bottles, coolers, alcohol, pets, bicycles, and any other items deemed inappropriate by site management. (Bring a lock to secure your bike in the parking lot.) For more information call the City of Sunrise Leisure Services Department: (954) 747-4600.

Mr. Brian and BoppetsCelebrate the Arts in the City of Sunrise
The Sunrise Civic Center Theatre is pleased to present the following performances:

Mr. Brian and the Boppets
Tuesday, July 5, at 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.
Wednesday, July 6, at 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 7, at 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.
It’s a high-energy, interactive rock concert – with puppets! Mr. Brian explores rhythm, timbre, harmony and tempo in a fun-filled show that your whole family will enjoy. General admission: $7 per person.

Tribute to Justin Timberlake
Thursday, July 14, at 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.
When Scott Jordan hits the stage, it’s easy to believe you’re at a Justin Timberlake show. With years of training and performance history under his belt, Scott takes the crowd on a roller coaster ride through Justin’s greatest songs. General admission: $7 per person.

Symphony of the Americas
Friday, July 15, at 7:00 p.m.
Audiences will enjoy the music of Strauss, Mozart’s Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Liszt’s famous Hungarian Rhapsody, Vivaldi’s Concerto for Four Violins, Victor Herbert’s Serenade for Strings, Offenbach’s Can-Can, the pulses of Latin Grammy-Award Winning composer Eduardo Magallanes, Massenet’s hauntingly beautiful Meditation from Thaïs, and more! Reserved seating: $18 adult, $10 child.

“The Princess, the Beast and the Shee an Gannon”
Saturday, July 23, at 7:03 p.m.
If Shakespeare put on a rock concert, it would look and sound like this! The CRAIC Show presents the Celtic tale of a land gripped by fear, a beautiful princess doomed to a horrible fate, and the brave shee determined to save her. General admission: $20 per person. No coupons will be accepted for this show
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 ticket information, or purchase tickets online at (Look for “Theatre Shows” at the bottom left corner of the page.)

Lyrical Lounge logo 2015“Lyrical Lounge” Open Mic Night for Teens
Take the Civic Center Art Gallery stage at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, July 15. Admission is free.

The City’s monthly Lyrical Lounge open mic night provides a forum for poets, musicians, singers, and other talented teens. Get in on the act on Friday, July 15, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the Sunrise Civic Center Art Gallery (10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard, 33351).

Lyrical Lounge admission is free, and light refreshments will be served. Pre-registration for performers is recommended: Call (954) 747-4662 for details.

Lyrical Lounge is presented in partnership with the Jason Taylor Foundation and the Omari Hardwick bluapple Poetry Network, with funding from the Community Foundation of Broward.

Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Set for July 23
The City of Sunrise and the City of Plantation have partnered to provide residents with opportunities to dispose of household hazardous waste (HHW). The next HHW drop-off event is set for Saturday, July 23, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Sunrise City Hall (10770 West Oakland Park Boulevard, Sunrise 33351). This event is free for residents of Sunrise and Plantation with proof of residency. The following items will be accepted:
Aerosol Products
Automobile Batteries and Fluids
Boat Batteries and Fluids
Compact Fluorescent Bulbs (CFLs)
Computer Monitors
Drain Cleaners
Fax Machines
Fire Extinguishers
  Fluorescent Light Bulbs and Tubes 
Household Cleaners
Insect Killers
Keyboards and Mice
Laptop Computers
Lawn Chemicals
Lighter Fluids
Mercury Thermometers
Motor Oil
Nail Polish Remover
Photography Chemicals
Pool Chemicals
Propane Tanks
Rechargeable Batteries
Rust Remover
Spot Remover
Telephones and Cell Phones
Tires (limit four)
Weed Killer
Wood Stains and Stripper
You may also bring up to two file boxes of personal documents per household for on-site shredding. DO NOT bring explosives, biohazardous waste or business-generated waste.

The next HHW disposal event is planned for August 20 in Plantation. In addition, residents may bring HHW items to the Wheelabrator facility in Davie on select Saturdays. For details, visit or call (954) 577-1135.

NNO 2016Sunrise Police Department to Host “National Night Out”
The Sunrise Police Department will host its annual "National Night Out Against Crime" celebration on Tuesday, August 2, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Sunrise Public Safety Building (10440 West Oakland Park Boulevard).

National Night Out provides Sunrise residents with access to crime-prevention information and services - including child fingerprinting. The event will also feature free refreshments, live music, children's activities, a K-9 demonstration, equipment displays, and an appearance by McGruff the Crime Dog.

National Night Out is observed each year in communities across the U.S. The event helps raise crime prevention awareness, as well as strengthen relationships between police officers and the neighborhoods they serve. It's also designed to generate support for, and participation in, local anti-crime programs - and let would-be criminals know that communities are organized and mobilized against crime. For more information, call (954) 746-3383 or email
Last updated: 6/29/2016 9:33:09 AM