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TnT 2015“Tunes ‘N Trucks” Concert Tonight!
The City’s free outdoor concert series continues tonight - Friday, April 15 - with a performance by Bon Jovi tribute band Keep the Faith. The other stars of our event are the food trucks, including:
  • Billy Bob's Corn - Roasted corn, sweet potatoes, and pulled pork
  • Che Grill - Argentinian street food
  • Cheri's NY Top Dogs - Hot dogs, sausages, and hot pretzels
  • Conch Shack - Seafood
  • Dawgs & Wiches - Gourmet sandwiches and hand-stuffed hot dogs
  • Gene's Joint - NY-style deli sandwiches, burgers, and pizza poppers
  • Mc Ice Cream - Soft serve ice cream, Italian water ice, and drinks
  • Mobile Culinary Kitchens - Arepas, tostones and empanadas
  • Mr. Concessioner Foods - Shish kabobs, arepas, churros, and chicken pitas
  • Nuts About Sugar - popcorn, cotton candy, and frozen lemonade
  • Poor Boy's Kitchen - Shrimp po' boys, tacos, gyros, burgers, and fries
  • Red Zeppelin - Maine lobster rolls, lobster bisque, and lobster salad
  • Smokey C's - BBQ ribs, pulled pork, brisket, and sausage
  • The Cuban Press - Authentic Cuban sandwiches
  • Tip-A-Roo - Chargrilled tri-tip, pork tenderloin, and chicken breast
  • World's Best New York Gyro - Cuban and Puerto Rican foods, gyros, and wings

The food trucks will start serving at 6:00 p.m., and Keep The Faith will take the stage at 7:00 p.m. Bring your lawn chair or blanket to the Sunrise Civic Center (10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard).

This year’s Tunes ‘N Trucks series will conclude on Friday, May 20, with a tribute to Jimmy Buffett performed by The Caribbean Chillers.

Tunes ‘N Trucks is sponsored by Chester’s Fort Lauderdale Harley-Davidson and Memorial Healthcare System, and presented in partnership with The Beach 102.7FM. For more information, call the City of Sunrise Leisure Services Department: (954) 747-4600.

Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Set for April 16
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, April 16, 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 May 21 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. 

And Then There Were NoneCelebrate the Arts in the City of Sunrise
The Sunrise Civic Center Theatre is pleased to present the following performances:

“And Then There Were None”
Sunday, April 24, at 2:00 p.m.
Ten people are invited for a weekend on an island. At dinner, a record is played, and all are accused of murder. Suddenly, the first of them is dead…and then the second. One by one they meet an untimely demise, with the most likely suspect always murdered next. Agatha Christie’s classic whodunit, presented by Curtain Call Playhouse, is fascinating from start to finish. Reserved seating: $16 adult, $14 student with ID, $10 child.

“From Brazil to the World”
Friday, April 29, at 8:00 p.m.
This dynamic production by Brazilian Voices showcases the culture and heritage of Brazil through a collection of musical genres. Enjoy the sounds of Afro-Samba, Bossa Nova, Tropicália, Brazilian Rock , and Forró/Baião, along with dance and Capoeira performances. Reserved seating: $16 adult, $14 student with ID, $10 child.

“Princess Thimbelina”
Saturday, May 14, at 2:00 p.m.
Bits ‘N Pieces Puppet Theatre presents an original musical adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale about a girl no bigger than your thumb. Meet Thimbelina and her menagerie of animal friends in this engaging production for children age 10 and under. General admission: $7.

“A Night at the Tonys”
Saturday, June 4, at 2:00 p.m.
This high-energy revue features show-stopping numbers from Tony Award-winning musi¬cals. Enjoy favorites from Phantom of the Opera and other Broadway hits, performed by acclaimed tenor James Perkowski and the Tones of Enchantment. Reserved seating: $16 adult, $14 student with ID, $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 ticket information, or purchase tickets online at (Look for “Theatre Shows” at the bottom left corner of the page.) 

Autism SwimsSunrise to Host Third Annual Autism Swims Event
Boys and girls age 5 to 18 with autism are invited to participate in Autism Swims – a free event that promotes swimming and water safety. The third annual Autism Swims will be held on Saturday, April 23, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Sunrise Civic Center Aquatic Complex (10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard).

Children of all swimming abilities are welcome. Autism Swims pairs City of Sunrise lifeguards and youth volunteers with autism buddies to enjoy pool games and contests. The event will also feature educational information from local agencies and experts, including the Autism Society of Broward, Florida Health, Broward 2-1-1, and the University of Miami / Nova Southeastern University Center for Autism. Participants will receive an event t-shirt.

Autism Swims was created in 2014 at the suggestion of Diego Avellaneda – a member of the Sunrise Swimming Club. Diego, then age 13, proposed the idea to the Sunrise City Commission after witnessing firsthand the benefits of swimming enjoyed by a teammate with autism. The event received the Commission’s unanimous support, and continues to grow each year.

For more information about Autism Swims or to register to participate, please contact Nicole Leno at or (954) 747-4637.
Last updated: 4/15/2016 9:48:28 AM