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TnT logo 2014“Tunes ‘N Trucks” Concert this Friday
The City’s seasonal outdoor concert series continues! Join us this Friday, January 20, for a performance by Soul Circus Cowboys. You’ll love their southern-country rock originals, plus covers of Johnny Cash, Jason Aldean, Luke Bryant and other favorites.

Food trucks will be open for business at 6:00 p.m., and the band will take the stage at 7:00 p.m. Bring your lawn chair or blanket to the Sunrise Civic Center Amphitheater (10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard). Admission is free!

January food vendors include:
  • BC Tacos - Gourmet Tacos
  • Black Ice Entertainment - Rice & Red Beans/Jerk Chicken/Oxtail
  • Che Grill - Argentinian Street Food
  • Chef Alex - Gyros/Lamb Chops/Greek Salad/Spinach Pie/Baklava
  • Empanada Top Corp. - Gourmet Argentinian Empanadas
  • Key West Conch Shack & Grill - Seafood and Conch
  • Monster Cone - Soft Serve Ice Cream/Italian Water Ice
  • Nuts About Sugar - Pop Corn/Cotton Candy/Frozen Lemonade/Roasted Nuts
  • Red Zeppelin - Maine Lobster Rolls/Lobster Bisque
  • Tip a Roo - Chargrilled Tri-Tip, Pork & Chicken
  • Virgo Bomb - Creative Gourmet Sandwiches/Vegetarian and Healthy Options
  • Wholesome Rollers - Wisconsin Butter Burgers/Bratwurst/Pulled Pork/Cheese Curds
  • World Famous - Eggrolls/Fries/Strawberry Lemonade/Desserts
Don’t miss the rest of our Tunes ‘N Trucks lineup:
Friday, February 10 – The Motowners – old-school R&B and soul
Friday, March 10 – Rick St. James and the Rod Stewart Experience
Friday, April 28 – Havoc 305 – classic and party rock
Friday, May 19 – Johnny Dee and the Starlights – ‘50s favorites

Call the City’s Leisure Services Department for more information, or to request a food vendor application: (954) 747-4600.

junkHousehold Hazardous Waste and Electronics Disposal Event Set for January 21
The City of Sunrise and the City of Plantation have partnered to provide residents with opportunities to dispose of household hazardous waste (HHW) and electronics. The next HHW drop-off event is set for this Saturday, January 21, 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 
Insect Killers
Keyboards and Mice
Laptop Computers 
 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 February 11 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.

Sunrise Civic CenterOn Stage in the City of Sunrise
Don’t miss these upcoming events at the Sunrise Civic Center Theatre:

Harvey Nevins Orchestra: A Benny Goodman Tribute
Sunday, January 22, at 2:00 p.m.
The Harvey Nevins Orchestra featuring Mike Gold will take you on a musical time machine bound for 1930s Carnegie Hall. Hear all of your Benny Goodman favorites, including Stardust, Body and Soul, South of the Border, and Memories of You. This concert is dedicated to Harvey Nevins, who passed away in 2016. Reserved seating: $18 adult, $10 child.

Neil Simon’s "Last of the Red Hot Lovers"
Sunday, February 5, at 2:00 p.m.
After 22 years of marriage, overworked restaurant owner Barney Cashman decides it’s high time to have an affair. Taking advantage of his mother’s empty apartment, Barney arranges three seductions – but his efforts prove more than a little bumbling. Presented by Down in Front Theatre Company. Reserved seating: $18 adult, $10 child.

Sunrise Pops in Concert
Sunday, February 12, at 2:00 p.m.
The Sunrise Pops orchestra is celebrating its 30th season! Enjoy the Pops' delightful renditions of Broadway show tunes; popular and dance music; light classical and opera favorites; and movie themes. Single-performance tickets are $37 (premium reserved) and $33 (general reserved) each. Pro-rated season subscriptions are also available.

"The Lion in Winter"
Sunday, February 26, at 2:00 p.m.
It's Christmas 1183, and King Henry II – father to three sons – is planning to announce his successor to the throne. Henry favors Prince John, but the King’s wife, Queen Eleanor, has other ideas. As the family and various schemers gather for the holiday, each tries to make the indecisive king choose their option. Comedic in tone and dramatic in action, James Goldman’s play is a modern-day classic. Presented by Curtain Call Playhouse. 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

Annual Report Cover 2015City Publishes Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2015
Our Annual Report for fiscal year 2015 provides an overview of the City’s many services and accomplishments. Sunrise has it all – from outstanding recreation programs and unforgettable special events to multimodal pedestrian connectivity and world-class police and fire-rescue service. We’re proud to be a community that draws engaged, committed and educated individuals who are attracted to a high quality of life.

With a strong local economy, rising home values, quality schools, a low crime rate, and an abundance of amenities and opportunities, Sunrise is viewed as a highly desirable place to live and work. Furthermore, our future is guided by strong strategic planning, sound financial management, targeted economic development, and wise community investment.

Outdoor Movie: AnnieFun and Free Outdoor Events
Over the next few weeks, Sunrise will host a wide range of family-friendly outdoor events. Join us for:

Outdoor Movie: “Annie”
Friday, February 3, at 7:30 p.m.
Sunrise Civic Center, 10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard
Sponsored by Memorial Healthcare System
Ever since her parents left her as a baby, little Annie (Quvenzhané Wallis) has led a hard-knock life with her calculating foster mother, Miss Hannigan. However, all that changes when hard-nosed billionaire and mayoral candidate Will Stacks (Jamie Foxx) takes her in. Stacks believes that he's Annie's guardian angel, but the plucky youngster's confidence and sunny outlook may mean that Annie will save Will instead. Produced by Sony Pictures Entertainment; Rated PG. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Admission and popcorn are free, and early arrival is recommended!

Saturday, February 4, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Sawgrass Sanctuary, 237 North New River Circle
The City's annual celebration of dogs and dog lovers features entertainment, demonstrations, a lure course, rescue groups, and food and specialty retail vendors. Admission is free, and the first 500 canines through the gates will receive a “Doggie Bag” of treats. Bring your furry BFF or adopt one on site!

Event highlights include:
• Air K9z Frisbee Show - 11:30 a.m.
• Contests: Grooviest Threads and Best Look-alike - 12:00 p.m.
• Wiener Dog Races - 12:30 p.m.
• Air K9z Frisbee Show- 1:30 p.m.
• Sunrise Police Department K9 Demonstration - 2:30 p.m.

All dogs must have a current rabies tag for admittance, and retractable leashes are not permitted. Call (954) 747-4600 for more information.

Outdoor Movie: “Hotel Transylvania 2”
Friday, March 3, at 7:30 p.m.
Sunrise Civic Center, 10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard
Sponsored by Memorial Healthcare System
Everything seems to be changing for the better at Hotel Transylvania. But behind closed coffins, Drac is worried that his adorable half-human, half-vampire grandson, Dennis, isn't showing signs of being a vampire. "Vampa" Drac enlists his friends Frank, Murray, Wayne and Griffin to put Dennis through a "monster-in-training" boot camp. Produced by Sony Pictures Animation; Rated PG. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Admission and popcorn are free, and early arrival is recommended!

Bike Rodeo
Saturday, March 4, from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Sunrise Athletic Complex, 11501 NW 44th Street
Pedal up, Sunrise! Join us for helmet fittings, bike safety checks, an obstacle course, sno cones, and more. Whether you want to learn about bicycle safety or just enjoy a beautiful day in the park, you won’t want to miss this event. Please note that each participant must wear a bike helmet. Admission is free.
Last updated: 1/19/2017 1:27:13 PM