Sunrise Police Department to Host Free Community Block Party
Join the Sunrise Police Department for a free afternoon of entertainment and information this Saturday, February 23. The 13th annual Community Block Party is set for 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. outdoors at Sam’s Club (13550 West Sunrise Boulevard), and will feature children's activities and games, public safety demonstrations, refreshments, giveaways, and live music. Call (954) 746-3562 for more information.
This Weekend at the Sunrise Civic Center Theatre…
Don’t miss these upcoming shows:
Louis Armstrong Tribute Concert
Friday, February 22, at 7:00 p.m.
Troy Anderson’s Louis Armstrong tribute hits all the right notes. Troy starts out with the look – the dinner jacket, the trumpet (with hanky) – and slips easily into the rest, including the unique voice of “Satchmo.” It’s easy to see why Troy and his Wonderful World Band have won multiple entertainment industry awards. Reserved seating: $18 adult, $10 child.
Skippy’s 50th Birthday Party: A Night of Stand-up Comedy
Saturday, February 23, at 7:00 p.m.
Marc Price – Skippy from the hit ‘80s comedy “Family Ties” – is turning 50! He’s celebrating the occasion with help from his special guest, lawyer-turned-comedian Mitch Silver. Join in the fun and find out firsthand why Marc’s stand-up shows earn big laughs and rave reviews. Cash bar available. Reserved seating: $18 adult.
Sunrise Pops in Concert
Sunday, February 24, at 2:00 p.m.
The Sunrise Pops is celebrating its 32nd season! The orchestra performs Broadway tunes, movie themes, light classical and opera favorites, and popular and dance music. Today, enjoy selections from guest vocalist James Perkowski. Reserved seating: $35 per person. No coupons accepted.
RUNA Celtic Roots Music
Sunday, March 3, at 2:00 p.m.
RUNA pushes the boundaries of folk music – weaving the haunting melodies and exuberant tunes of Ireland and Scotland with the lush harmonies and intoxicating rhythms of jazz, bluegrass, flamenco, and blues. Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day early with RUNA! Reserved seating: $18 adult, $10 child.
“City Mouse and Country Mouse”
Sunday, March 10, at 2:00 p.m.
This updated version of Aesop’s well-loved fable is filled with original songs, audience participation, and lessons in diversity. Bring your family to this live performance by Atlantic Coast Theatre Company. Reserved seating: $7 per person (includes popcorn).
“Rockin’ at the Hop”
Saturday, March 16, at 7:00 p.m.
Curtain Call Playhouse presents a high-energy, toe-tapping tribute to the music of the ‘50s and ‘60s. Relive the golden age of rock ‘n roll, big bands, sock hops, and so much more. Singing along is encouraged! Reserved seating: $18 adult, $10 child.
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
Outdoor Movie Series Concludes with “Ferdinand”
Don’t miss the final film in our Outdoor Movie Series:
Friday, March 1, at 7:30 p.m.
Piper Field, 8000 NW 44th Street
Ferdinand - a bull with a big heart - is mistaken for a dangerous beast and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team for the ultimate adventure. “Ferdinand” is produced by 20th Century Fox Animation and rated PG.
Admission and popcorn are free! Arrive early to get a good spot, and bring your lawn chair or blanket.
The Outdoor Movie Series is sponsored by Memorial Healthcare System. For more information, call the City’s Leisure Services Department: (954) 747-4600.
“Tunes ‘N Trucks” Concerts Continue
The City’s free outdoor concert series, Tunes ‘N Trucks, continues at the Sunrise Civic Center Amphitheater. Enjoy live music and a variety of food trucks at these upcoming shows:
- Friday, March 8 – Soul Circus Cowboys (southern-country rock)
- Friday, April 12 – Message in a Bottle (tribute to The Police and Sting)
- Friday, May 10 – Johnny Wild and the Delights (‘50s and ‘60s favorites)
The food vendors will start serving at 6:00 p.m., and the music will begin at 7:00 p.m. We’ll also have booths featuring the Sunrise Center for Excellence in Chess and the Sunrise Sharks travel baseball team. Bring your lawn chair or blanket; admission is free! The Sunrise Civic Center Amphitheater is located at 10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard.
For additional information, or to request a food vendor application, call (954) 747-4600. Tunes ‘N Trucks is sponsored by Memorial Healthcare System.
Family Resource Fair on March 16
Join us on Saturday, March 16, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for a free Family Resource Fair at the Village Multipurpose Center (2240 NW 68th Avenue). This drop-in event helps connect Sunrise families with a wide range of resources and services provided by local agencies, organizations and businesses. We’ll also have free food and children’s activities (including a video game trailer). For more information, call (954) 578-3551.
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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.