This Week: Public Meetings to
Discuss GO Bond Park Projects
Sunrise is hosting public meetings this week so City staff and community members can discuss several Leisure Services General Obligation (GO) bond projects. Join us at the location – or locations – you’re most passionate about:
Nob Hill Soccer Club (Park and Facility Enhancements) and Sunset Strip Passive Park (Development)
Tuesday, March 21
6:00 p.m. – Discussion for homeowners adjacent to Sunset Strip/NW 109th Avenue park parcel
7:00 p.m. – Community workshop regarding Nob Hill Soccer Club and Sunset Strip/NW 109th Avenue passive park
City Park (Park and Facility Enhancements)
Thursday, March 23, at 6:00 p.m.
Village Civic Center, 6800 Sunset Strip
Conversations will be focused and site-specific: Staff will present conceptual designs for the improvements at these parks and related facilities, and solicit community feedback. Light refreshments will be served
For more information about the proposed GO bond projects, visit https://www.sunrisefl.gov/parkbonds
. For details about the GO bond meetings, call (954) 747-4600.
Celebrate the Arts in Sunrise
Don’t miss these upcoming events at the Sunrise Civic Center Theatre:
“I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change”
Sunday, March 26, at 2:00 p.m.
This musical comedy takes on the truths and myths behind the contemporary conundrum known as “the relationship.” Its characters span generations and explore everything you have ever secretly thought about dating, romance, marriage, lovers, husbands, wives and in-laws – but were afraid to admit. Presented by Curtain Call Playhouse. Reserved seating: $18 adult, $10 child.
Julian Gargiulo, Pianist: “Direct from Carnegie Hall”
Sunday, April 2, at 2:00 p.m.
Julian Lawrence Gargiulo is a pianist, composer, and recording artist who has performed in venues worldwide to both public and critical acclaim. His concerts are a unique combination of classical masterpieces and his own Latin-infused and jazz-influenced compositions. Julian’s rigorous Russian conservatory training and Steinway Artist status are belied by his warm and informal performance style. Reserved seating: $18 adults, $10 child.
Con Brio String Quartet
Sunday, April 9, at 2:00 p.m.
The Con Brio String Quartet, accompanied by renowned pianist Valeriya Polunina, presents music by Beethoven and Brahms. This exciting classical performance will surely keep you on the edge of your seat! Reserved seating: $18 adults, $10 child.
The Sunrise Civic Center Theatre and Art Gallery are located at 10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard. The Box Office and the Gallery are 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 Theatre shows. Call (954) 747-4646 for information, or purchase tickets online at https://www.sunrisefl.gov/tickets.html.
Earth Day Festival on Saturday, April 1
Celebrate green living at our fun, family-friendly Earth Day Festival on Saturday, April 1, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Sawgrass Sanctuary (237 North New River Circle, Sunrise 33326).
Admission is FREE, and the first 1,500 people through the gates will receive a reusable shopping tote and a BPA-free water bottle. The bottles can be refilled throughout the day at the City's complimentary water station.
The City's annual Earth Day celebration features a Kids' Corner with children's activities, bounce houses, face painting, arts and crafts and more; handcrafted goods; fantastic food and beverage vendors; and non-profit exhibitors and educational displays to help you green your routine.
No coolers, glass bottles, pets or bicycles will be allowed in the park during the Festival. However, dedicated bicycle parking will be available. For more information, please call the Leisure Services Department: (954) 747-4600.
Summer Camp Registration Form Available Now!
Children will experience the best in sports, swimming, arts and crafts, and more at the City’s super summer camps. Our programs take place weekdays, June 19 to August 11 (no camp on July 4), from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
For details, see the April-June issue of our Horizons recreation catalog – in the mail this week, and already available online at www.sunrisefl.gov/camp
Registrations received on or before Friday, April 7, will be entered into our summer camp placement lottery. Be sure to mail or hand-deliver your completed form (along with proof of residency, full payment, and participant’s birth certificate) to the Leisure Services office. Call (954) 747-4600 for more information.