Early Voting Continues
at the Sunrise Senior Center
A statewide General Election is set for Tuesday, November 4. Skip the lines by casting your ballot between now and November 2 at the Sunrise Senior Center (10650 West Oakland Park Boulevard). Early voting will take place Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
When voting early or voting at a polling place, Florida law requires voters to present a picture ID with signature. Acceptable forms of ID are:
- Florida driver's license
- Florida identification card issued by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles
- United States passport
- Debit or credit card
- Military identification
- Student identification
- Retirement center identification
- Neighborhood Association identification
- Public Assistance identification
For additional information, or to request an absentee ballot or sample ballot, visit the Broward County Supervisor of Elections website, www.browardsoe.org
or contact the office directly at (954) 357-7050.
Leisure Services GO Bonds: Find Out More
On Election Day – November 4, 2014 – there will be a Leisure Services bond referendum on the ballot: Sunrise voters will have the opportunity to consider approving up to $65 million in general obligation (GO) bonds to make significant improvements to our parks and recreation facilities.
The projects under consideration are designed to enhance the places and programs residents rely on to relax, stay fit and play. Highlights include:
Land Purchase for New Athletic Fields
Commercial Boulevard/Nob Hill Road, and property adjacent to Sunrise Athletic Complex
Sunrise Senior Center and Sunrise Civic Center
City Park, Oscar Wind Park, Flamingo Park, Nob Hill Soccer Club, and Sunrise Athletic Complex
Welleby Park, 44th Street Park, Oscar Wind Park, and Sawgrass Sanctuary
Conversion of Vacant Land to Usable Green Space
9525 West Oakland Park Boulevard, Sunset Strip/NW 109th Avenue, and NW 12th Street
Joint-Use Playgrounds and Athletic Amenities at Schools
Nob Hill Elementary, Horizon Elementary, and Bair Middle
For a more comprehensive list, as well as detailed information about the City of Sunrise GO bond referendum, visit www.sunrisefl.gov/parkbonds. Residents are also invited to call the City of Sunrise Leisure Services Department: (954) 747-4600.
Trick-or-Treat Safely at Sunrise Fire Stations
Live Music and Family Fun
Children in preschool through 5th grade (and their parents) are invited to safely trick-or-treat at all five Sunrise fire stations on Halloween. Sunrise police and fire-rescue personnel will be welcoming families and handing out candy from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, October 31.
Stations are located as follows:
Fire Station #39 - 6800 Sunset Strip (Village Civic Center)
Fire Station #59 - 8330 NW 27th Place (next to Home Depot on University Drive)
Fire Station #72 - 10490 West Oakland Park Boulevard (next to the Public Safety Building)
Fire Station #83 - 60 Weston Road (New River Civic Center)
Fire Station #92 - 13721 NW 21st Street (Off 136th Avenue, across from Sawgrass Mills)
Beginning at 5:00 p.m., the City will operate a free shuttle loop between stations. Hop on our bus at the station nearest you! Call (954) 747-4600 for more information.
at the Cultural Festival
The City’s sixth annual Cultural Festival will take place on Saturday, November 1, from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in City Park (6700 Sunset Strip, Sunrise 33313). This free, family-friendly celebration will feature live music by Code Red Band (reggae), Caribbean Music Farm (calypso and soca) and Pan Paradise (steel drums). Young at Art Museum will present a variety of children’s activities, and there will be ethnic and festival foods.
“Our America” for Kids
The 2014 Cultural Festival is presented in part by Entertainment Sponsor Rick Case Automotive Group, and Silver Sponsors Chuck E. Cheese’s, and New Society Preschool. For more information please call (954) 747-4600.
Join us on Saturday, November 1, at 2:00 p.m. for Atlantic Coast Theatre’s lively presentation of “Our America.” Tall Tale heroes Mike Fink and Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind Crockett will guide you through a multi-cultural mix of stories and songs. This interactive performance is recommended for children age 5 to 10. General admission is $7 per person: Call (954) 747-4646 for tickets.
The Sunrise Civic Center Theatre is located at 10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard. The 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.