Tunes ‘N Trucks Concert this Friday, April 13
Join us at the Sunrise Civic Center Amphitheater (10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard) this Friday, April 13, for a free outdoor concert featuring Latin, pop and reggae favorites performed by The Vybe
. Food trucks start serving at 6:00 p.m., and the live music begins at 7:00 p.m. Bring your lawn chair or blanket. Admission is free!
Food vendors scheduled to participate include:
- Billybob's Corn – Roasted Corn, Sweet Tea, Arnold Palmers, and Water
- Cucina Bambina – Italian Sandwiches, Salads and Platters
- Empanada Top Corp – Gourmet Argentinian Empanadas
- Getsemani International Cuisine – Mofongo (Chicken, Pork, Beef, Shrimp) and Quesadillas
- Hot Dog Hound – Hot Dogs, Burgers, Sausage and Chips
- Ipek’s Wykked Kitchen – Mediterranean Cuisine
- Jugo Boss – Smoothies, Juices, Acai Bowls, and Fruit Bowls
- Key West Conch Shack & Grill – Seafood and Conch
- Monster Cone – Soft-serve Ice Cream and Italian Water Ice
- Smokey C’s – BBQ Ribs, Pulled Pork, Smoked Sausage and Brisket
- TJ’s Treats – Funnel Cakes and Deep Fried Oreos
Be sure to save the date for our final Tunes ‘N Trucks concert of the season:
Friday, May 11
Mr. Nice Guy – Classic rock
Tunes ‘N Trucks is sponsored by Memorial Healthcare System. For additional information, or to request a food vendor application, call (954) 747-4600.
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 this Saturday, April 14, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Sunrise City Hall (10770 West Oakland Park Boulevard, Sunrise 33351). The 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.
The next HHW disposal event is planned for May 12 in Plantation. In addition, residents may bring HHW items to the Wheelabrator facility in Davie on select Saturdays. For details, visit www.sunrisefl.gov/hhw
or call (954) 577-1135.
Free Pool Party at Village Beach Club
Join your friends and neighbors at Village Beach Club this Saturday, April 14
, from noon to 2:00 p.m. for a free community pool party! The Sunrise Police Department will be grilling hot dogs, and we'll have snacks and beverages, as well as music and games.
Village Beach Club is located at 6767 NW 24th Street. The pool is open for swimming from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on weekends. Call (954) 747-4637 for more information.
Celebrate the Arts in Sunrise
Enjoy these upcoming shows at the Sunrise Civic Center Theatre:
Family Film: “Toy Story”
Sunday, April 15, at 2:00 p.m.
Introduce a new generation to this Pixar classic – the first computer-generated feature film! Watch as hand-me-down Sheriff Woody copes with his rivalry with a space-age Buzz Lightyear action figure. After the film, meet Woody and Buzz for pictures and memories that will last…to infinity and beyond! Reserved seating: $7 per person (includes popcorn).
Together Again: George Burns and Gracie Allen Tribute
Sunday, April 29, at 2:00 p.m.
The comedy team of George Burns and Gracie Allen entertained vaudeville, film, radio, and television audiences for more than 40 years. “Together Again” recreates the magic with Peter Salzer and Betsy Wickard in an amazing performance of sketches and songs. Reserved seating: $18 adult, $10 child.
Imagine: The Life and Song of John Lennon
Sunday, May 20, at 2:00 p.m.
John Lennon rode the dizzying ascension of the Beatles to international stardom, and became one of the most celebrated singer-songwriters of the 20th century. In this dynamic examination of the life of a rock star rebel-turned-revolutionary, Lennon’s personal and professional journey is recounted in narration with slides, and his songs are performed live in rich harmony by PinkSlip Duo’s Joan Friedenberg and Bill Bowen. Reserved seating: $18 adult, $10 child.
Brazilian Voices: From Brazil to the World
Sunday, May 27, at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.
This talented ensemble is back by popular demand for TWO one-hour performances! Experience the culture and heritage of Brazil through a collection of musical genres, including Afro-Samba, bossa nova, tropicalia, Brazilian rock, and Forro/Baiae. Reserved seating: $10 adult, $5 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 at https://www.sunrisefl.gov/tickets.html
Help Shape the City’s Sustainability Action Plan
A Sustainable City is one that builds economic, environmental, and social prosperity while ensuring it has essential resources for future generations. Play a role in Sunrise's long-term success: Take part in our Sustainability Action Plan public meeting, set for Tuesday, April 17
, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Nob Hill Clubhouse (10200 Sunset Strip).
Hear from our sustainability consultants, talk with City staff, and collaborate on strategies to:
- Reduce energy consumption
- Conserve resources
- Support economic growth
- Enhance quality of life
Light refreshments will be served. For more information about the meeting, call (954) 888-6023 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
We’re also looking for your feedback online: Please take our Sunrise Sustainability Survey
, available at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3KLX7VZ
through Monday, April 30.
Broward County Public Schools to Hold Forum on School Safety
In response to events at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is holding a Forum on School Safety
on Wednesday, April 18, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Plantation High School (6901 NW 16th Street, Plantation 33313). Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
During the Forum, School Board members, BCPS Superintendent Robert W. Runcie and District leadership will provide information and updates regarding school safety measures, state funding, mental health services and programs, counseling and support services for students and employees, and the SMART initiative as it pertains to school safety.
The Forum on School Safety is open to the public and will be streamed live on the District’s website, www.browardschools.com
For more information, contact the BCPS Legislative Affairs Department: (754) 321-2608.