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This is also a great opportunity to register for the CodeRED emergency notification system, which Sunrise officials use to send boil-water orders, storm advisories and other urgent information. Sign up on CodeRED's Community Notification Enrollment page.
Fire Prevention and Safety Open House
on October 10th
Sunrise Fire-Rescue is hosting a free, family-friendly Open House this Thursday, October 10th, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Fire Station 72 (10490 West Oakland Park Boulevard). Stop by for 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 on
Sunday, October 13th
The City’s annual Fall Harvest Festival will take place this Sunday, October 13th, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Sunrise Athletic Complex (11501 NW 44th Street). Admission is $5 per person.
Enjoy a horse-drawn hayride, a petting zoo, old-fashioned games, arts and crafts, face painting, and more! 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.
Experience the Arts in Sunrise
Don’t miss these terrific events, coming soon to the Sunrise Civic Theatre and Art Gallery:
Ladies of the ‘70s
Saturday, October 19th, at 7:00 p.m.
Ladies of the ‘70s pays tribute to the greatest female music artists of the decade – including Linda Ronstadt, Carole King, Barbra Streisand, Heart, ABBA, Stevie Nicks, Cher, Dolly Parton, and Blondie. Hear their number-one hits, performed by Double Vision – the best-friend duo of Didi Grisé Moses and Roxanne Charette. You’ll love this high-energy celebration of amazing ‘70s women, and you’ll know the words to every song! Reserved seating: $18 adult, $10 child.
Family Film: “Disney’s Coco”
Sunday, October 20th, at 2:00 p.m.
In Disney/Pixar’s vibrant tale of family, fun and adventure, an aspiring young musician named Miguel embarks on an extraordinary journey to the magical land of his ancestors. There, he uncovers the mysteries behind his family’s stories and traditions. Enjoy this Best Animated Feature Oscar winner on the big screen, and stay afterwards to take pictures with characters and make special memories! Reserved seating: $7 per person (includes popcorn).
“In the Heights”
October 24, 25, 26, and 31 at 7:00 p.m.
October 27 at 2:00 p.m.
November 1, 2, 7, 8, and 9 at 7:00 p.m.
November 3 and 10 at 2:00 p.m.
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony-Award winning musical is set in the New York neighborhood of Washington Heights and features a vibrant cast of characters. In the Heights combines Latin rhythms and dance with hip-hop lyrics to tell a captivating story about what it means to chase your dreams as you cling to your roots. Presented by our new company-in-residence, Measure for Measure Theatre. Reserved seating: $38 per person. No coupons will be accepted.
Sunrise Pops in Concert
Sunday, November 24, at 2:00 p.m.
The Sunrise Pops orchestra – now in its 33rd season – 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. On November 24th, enjoy the work of talented soprano Josephine Dolce. Reserved seating: $75 per person for a three-concert subscription, $29 per person for a single concert ticket. No coupons will be accepted. Group discounts are available.
Visit the Sunrise Civic Center Theatre and Art Gallery 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.
Household 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 Saturday, October 19th
, 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:
Automobile Batteries and Fluids
Boat Batteries and Fluids
Compact Fluorescent Bulbs (CFLs)
Fluorescent Light Bulbs and Tubes
Keyboards and Mice
Nail Polish Remover
Telephones and Cell Phones
Tires (limit four)
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.
Residents may also bring HHW items to the Wheelabrator facility in Davie on select Saturdays. For details, visit www.sunrisefl.gov/hhw or call (954) 577-1135.
Assistant Deputy Mayor Scuotto to Host
Town Hall Meeting
Join Sunrise Assistant Deputy Mayor Joseph A. Scuotto for a Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, October 24th, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Civic Center Grand Ballroom (10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard).
Don’t miss this opportunity to discuss various topics regarding our community with your Assistant Deputy Mayor. Come and share your questions and concerns!
This special event is being held in honor of the Florida League of Cities’ City Government Week. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call (954) 746-3250.
Get Involved: Apply to Serve on a City 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 advisory board!
Sunrise advisory board members are talented and dedicated community members who provide the City with valuable input and advice. Visit www.sunrisefl.gov/boards for a complete list of boards and their duties – and to apply online.
Completed applications must be submitted by Friday, October 25, at 5:00 p.m. Board appointments will be made in December by the City Commission for terms to begin in January 2020. Call the City Clerk's office for more information: (954) 746-3333.
Register Now for Our Trick or Trot 5K and Kids’ Dash
The City of Sunrise's third-annual Trick or Trot 5K and Kids' Dash is set for Saturday, October 26th, at beautiful Markham Park (16001 West State Road 84). Participants of all ages, skill levels, and abilities – including individuals, families, and groups – are welcome at this Halloween-themed event. Family-appropriate costumes are encouraged, and prizes will be awarded for best dressed. Registered participants of all ages will receive a tech t-shirt and a commemorative medal.
Now through October 25th, registration is $30 for the 5K, and $10 for the Kids’ Dash for children 10 and under. Race-day 5K registration is $40.
Advance packet pickup is scheduled for Friday, October 25th, from noon to 7:00 p.m. at Flamingo Park Hall (12855 NW 8th Avenue) – but only for those who register before 5:00 p.m. on October 24th. Participants who register after that time may pick up their packet beginning at 5:45 a.m. on the day of the race. (Shirt size is not guaranteed for those who pick up their packets or register on race day.)
The Trick or Trot 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 to 10 = 400 meters
Awards for the 5K, the Kids’ Dash, and the costume contest will begin at 9:00 a.m.
Please note: Divisions and times will depend on registration numbers and may vary. 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.
Special thanks to our sponsors: Lush Apartments (Gold Medal Start Line), RK&K (Silver Medal), 5 Kings Marketing (Bronze Medal), and Orange Theory Fitness - Sunrise (Bronze Medal).
Visit our website for more information, and to register – or call (954) 747-4600.
Nob Hill Soccer Club Park Grand Re-Opening
on November 2nd
Sunrise will celebrate the grand re-opening of Nob Hill Soccer Club Park (10200 Sunset Strip) on Saturday, November 2nd, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. This popular facility was renovated as part of the City’s voter-approved GO Bond referendum, which is funding improvements to parks and recreation amenities throughout Sunrise.
The newly-enhanced Nob Hill Soccer Club Park features:
- Two synthetic-turf fields with organic infill
- An improved natural-turf field
- A new tot lot for young children
- A clubhouse with a new roof and HVAC improvements
Take part in our free grand re-opening and enjoy games, refreshments, visits from pro sports mascots, bocce lessons, and field activities presented by the Sunrise Soccer Club and Nike. We’ll have a Ribbon-cutting Ceremony at 7:00 p.m.
On-site parking is limited, and residents in the immediate neighborhood are encouraged to bike or walk. Free parking and a continuous shuttle will be available at the lot just east of All Saints Catholic Church (10900 West Oakland Park Boulevard) beginning at 5:30 p.m.
For more information, please call the City of Sunrise Leisure Services Department: (954) 747-4600.