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junkHousehold Hazardous Waste and
Electronics Disposal Event

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, July 22, 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
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 19 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.

NNOPolice Department to Host "National Night Out"
The Sunrise Police Department will host its annual "National Night Out Against Crime" celebration on Tuesday, August 1, 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

Round Up Girl 2013Back to School Round-Up on Saturday, August 12
The City’s free Back to School Round-Up will take place on Saturday, August 12, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Sunrise Civic Center (10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard). This popular end-of-summer celebration is presented in collaboration with Baptist Health South Florida.

Join us for an event jam-packed with rides, games, music, food and fun. Representatives from Sunrise schools will be on hand to answer your questions about the 2017-2018 academic year, and copies of the updated Sunrise Neighborhood Public Schools guide will be available. We’ll also have a series of informative discussions about Early Learning, Social Services, Community Policing, and Finding Dollars for College. And Family Central’s C-QuELL (Community for Quality Early Learning and Literacy) initiative will host a Pre-K Corral with resources for families with young children.

The first 1,000 K-12 students at the Round-Up to show proof of Sunrise residency will receive a free drawstring backpack filled with school supplies, along with a grade-appropriate book. (Students must be accompanied by an adult. Driver’s license required as proof of residency.)

For more information, call the Leisure Services Department: (954) 747-4600.

Vision - Public Input MeetingEast Sunrise Improvements Master Plan:
Please Take Our 5-Minute Survey

The City is in the process of developing an East Sunrise Improvements Master Plan. This important project focuses on our original neighborhoods: the area from University Drive east to the eastern City limits (including both sides of University Drive), and from Oakland Park Boulevard south to Sunrise Boulevard.

In order to initiate positive change – including enhancements to the local business climate, and to your shopping and dining experience – we need your input.

Please take a few moments to complete our online survey, which is available in three languages:
• English:
• Spanish:
• Creole:

Visit for more information about this important initiative, and to stay updated about meetings and other opportunities to participate. Residents may also call (954) 746-3288.

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

Sizzling Summer Broadway Cabaret
Sunday, July 30, at 2:00 p.m.
Sunrise Civic Center Theatre
The Tones of Enchantment - led by popular tenor James Perkowski - present a wonderful tribute to Broadway favorites. Sing along to classic numbers from The Sound of Music, Fiddler on the Roof, Phantom of the Opera, and many others! Reserved seating: $18 adult, $10 child.

“Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”
Saturday, August 19, at 7:00 p.m.
High school student Ferris Bueller has a knack for cutting class – and getting away with it. Intending to make one last duck-out before graduation, Ferris calls in sick, "borrows" a Ferrari, and embarks on a one-day adventure in Chicago with buddy Cameron and girlfriend Sloane. Can they make it through the school day without getting caught by Principal Rooney? Rated PG-13. Reserved seating: $5 per person (includes popcorn and a drink).

Jorge Alfano’s Oneness 360: A World Music Concert
Saturday, August 26, at 7:00 p.m.
Multi-instrumentalist Jorge Alfano hosts and performs in this unique concert, guiding us through the music of many cultures. He’ll be joined by musicians from across the globe – from India to Japan, and the Middle East to South America - in a sonic and spiritual quest for "oneness.” Reserved seating: $18 adult, $10 child.

Disney’s “Moana”
Two showings: Sunday, August 27, at 2:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Bring your “keiki” to enjoy this Disney favorite on the big screen! Adventurous Moana embarks on an action-packed ocean voyage. Along the way, she fulfills the ancient quest of her Polynesian ancestors and discovers the one thing she’s always sought: her own identity. Rated PG. Meet Moana for photos and smiles between 3:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. Reserved seating: $7 per person (includes a snack and a drink).

“The Goonies”
Friday, September 8, at 7:00 p.m.
Mikey Walsh and his friends – “the Goonies” – will be forced to move if golf course developers keep buying up their homes. When Mikey finds an ancient treasure map, the Goonies think they can come up with enough cash to save their houses. Will their quest pan out – or will a crime family beat them to the gold? Rated PG. Reserved seating: $5 per person (includes popcorn and a drink).

The Sunrise Civic Center Theatre and Art Gallery are 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

Adivsory BoardGet Involved! Apply to Serve
on an Advisory Board

Are you a civic-minded resident who would like to become involved with your local government? Do you have knowledge and expertise in specific areas? Serve on a City board!

There is one vacancy on each of the following boards, and applications will be accepted until the positions are filled:
  • Affordable Housing Advisory Board (Members are required to represent specific sectors. The current vacancy is for a City employer.)
  • Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Board
  • Board of Adjustment
  • Economic Development Advisory Board
  • Leisure Services Advisory Board
  • Sunrise Historical Commission
Applications are available for download at, or they can be requested at the Office of the City Clerk in City Hall (10770 West Oakland Park Boulevard). Please call (954) 746-3333 for additional information.

Water ChlorinationTemporary Change to Water Chlorination:
July 5 through July 31

The City of Sunrise Utilities Department maintains the highest quality standards to provide clean, safe drinking water to customers in its service area, which includes the cities of Sunrise, Weston, Southwest Ranches and parts of Davie. From July 5 through July 31, the Utilities Department is using free chlorine in its drinking water treatment system to provide additional protection against bacteria.

This temporary treatment of the water system is a common practice for water suppliers that use chlorine and ammonia (chloramines) water disinfection treatment method. This periodic program is mandated by the Florida Department of Health to ensure adequate disinfection residuals.

The procedure does not cause any adverse health effects. However, some individuals may notice a slight change in the taste, odor or color of the water during this time.

Special Considerations
Kidney dialysis centers, nephrologists and hospitals have been notified in order for them to make any adjustments necessary in the various processes which they operate. Any questions regarding kidney dialysis should be directed to the user's doctor or dialysis specialist.

Some aquatic and marine animal species are sensitive to free chlorine; persons maintaining aquariums with any sensitive species may wish to contact their pet supply stores regarding dechlorination.

Information about drinking water and health is available on the Environmental Protection Agency’s website, and through the Safe Drinking Water Hotline: 1-800-426-4791. For details regarding the City of Sunrise's treatment system, please contact the Utilities Department at (954) 888-6000.
Last updated: 7/21/2017 1:24:51 PM