Fire Station Open House on October 18
Sunrise Fire-Rescue is hosting a free, family-friendly Open House this Thursday, October 18, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Fire Station 72 (10490 West Oakland Park Boulevard). Stop by for free hot dogs and burgers, station tours, children’s activities, and touch-a-truck opportunities. You’ll also pick up important fire-safety tips, and have a chance to visit with Sunrise firefighters, police officers, and community partners. For more information, call (954) 746-3465.
Fall Harvest Festival this Sunday, October 21
The City’s annual Fall Harvest Festival will take place this Sunday, October 21, from 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Sunrise Athletic Complex (11501 NW 44th Street). Admission is $5 per person.
Enjoy a horse-drawn hayride, a petting zoo, old-fashioned games, and more! Walk through our pumpkin patch and hand pick your favorite. (Pumpkin prices vary according to size.) Bring your appetite and your holiday shopping list for our food and retail vendors. This all-ages event is sponsored by Memorial Healthcare System. Call the Leisure Services Department for additional information: (954) 747-4600.
Register Now for Our Trick or Trot 5K and Kids’ Dash
The City of Sunrise's second-annual Trick or Trot 5K and Kids' Dash
is set for Saturday, October 27, at beautiful Markham Park (16001 West State Road 84, Sunrise, 33326).Online registration is $30 for the 5K and $10 for the Kids’ Dash.
Individuals, families and groups of all ages, skill levels and abilities are welcome at this Halloween-themed event. Family-appropriate costumes are encouraged, and prizes will be awarded for best dressed. Participants will receive a tech t-shirt and a commemorative medal. Packet pickup and registration will begin at 5:30 a.m. on race day, and the 5K will begin at 7:30 a.m.
The Kids’ Dash is open to children 10 and under, and will begin at approximately 8:45 a.m.:
- Age 3 and under = 25 meters
- Age 4 and 5 = 100 meters
- Age 6 and 7 = 200 meters
- Age 8 to10 = 400 meters
Divisions and times will depend on registration numbers and may vary. T-shirt availability and size are not guaranteed for participants registered after October 5
. For those who register before 8:00 p.m. on October 25, packets will be available for pickup on Friday, October 26, from noon to 7:00 p.m. in the new meeting hall at Flamingo Park (12855 NW 8th Street). Those who register after this deadline must pick up their packets on the morning of the race. This is a RAIN OR SHINE event: no refunds will be given.
Event proceeds will benefit the Paralyzed Veterans of America’s Florida Chapter
, which serves all of South Florida. This nonprofit 501(c)3 organization improves the lives of veterans with a spinal cord injury or dysfunction (SCI/D), and works to help other persons with disabilities achieve maximum health, productivity, and self-esteem in their daily lives.
Visit our Trick or Trot web page for more information, and to register – or call (954) 747-4600.
Experience the Arts in Sunrise
Enjoy these upcoming events at the Sunrise Civic Center Theatre:
Extraordinary Moments: Magic & Mentalism by Mio
Friday, October 26, at 7:00 p.m. (pre-show cocktail hour at 6:00 p.m.)
Mio is a world-class magician and mentalist who’s performed for presidents, princes, and stars – including Barbra Streisand and LeBron James. Join Mio as he performs Close-Up Magic during our 6:00 p.m. cocktail hour (cash bar), and then enjoy his spellbinding Mentalism stage show. You will not be disappointed! Reserved seating: $18 adult.
Sunrise Pops in Concert
Sunday, October 28, at 2:00 p.m.
The Sunrise Pops orchestra is celebrating its 32nd season! This 65-member ensemble presents a fall-to-spring season that engages, entertains, educates, and enhances our community. Sunrise Pops concerts feature Broadway tunes, movie themes, and contemporary and light classical selections, as well as outstanding vocalists. The guest artist for this show is Eduard Ciotobaru. A four-concert subscription is $120 per person (general seating) or $136 (premium seating), and single concert tickets are $35 per person. Group discounts are available. No coupons will be accepted.
Ed Sullivan Variety Show Tribute
Friday, November 2, at 7:00 p.m.
This high-energy musical salute to some of your favorite stars will make you believe you’re seeing the real thing! George Trullinger stars as several different characters, including “Ed Sullivan,” Buddy Holly,” “Mick Jagger,” and “Elwood Blues.” Rounding out the show is Tim Stamper, who will have you clapping, laughing, and singing along as he performs the hits of “The Big Bopper.” Don’t miss your opportunity to relive this TV classic! 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
Trick-or-Treat for Safety at Sunrise Fire Stations
Families with children in preschool through 5th grade are invited to safely trick-or-treat at all five Sunrise fire stations on Halloween night. Sunrise Police and Fire-Rescue personnel will welcome children and help hand out candy from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, 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 free shuttles between stations. Hop on our bus at the station nearest you! (Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.) Call (954) 747-4600 for more information.
Tunes ‘N Trucks Concert Series Continues!
Sunrise is hosting another great outdoor concert season featuring live music and food trucks! The trucks start serving at 6:00 p.m., and the music begins at 7:00 p.m. Bring your lawn chair or blanket to the Sunrise Civic Center Amphitheater (10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard, Sunrise 33351). Admission is free!
Friday, November 16
Hairdays – ‘80s hair-band rock
Friday, January 11
Motowners – ‘60s pop, R&B, and soul
Friday, February 8
Classic Rock Therapy – Classic rock
Friday, March 8
Railway Kings – Country, soul, and rock ‘n roll
Friday, April 12
Message in a Bottle – Tribute to Sting and The Police
Friday, May 10
Johnny Wild and the Delights – ‘50s and ‘60s favorites
For additional information, or to request a food vendor application, call (954) 747-4600. Tunes ‘N Trucks is sponsored by Memorial Healthcare System.
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