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.
Check Out Our New Look!
This week, Sunrise launched an updated website at our familiar URL – www.sunrisefl.gov. Explore our refreshed design and enhanced features, including:
- Mobile optimization – designed to significantly improve your browsing experience on smart phones and tablets;
- Better search functionality;
- Improved navigation; and
- A UserWay widget to boost accessibility.
Stay tuned for additional updates!
Free Outdoor Movie this Friday Night
Our Outdoor Movie Series brings family-friendly films to neighborhood parks! Grab your lawn chair or blanket and join us for a free screening – plus popcorn. Early arrival is recommended!
“Little Big League”
Friday, February 21st, at 7:30 p.m.
Sunrise Sportsplex, 9101 NW 50th Street
When 12-year-old Billy inherits the Minnesota Twins baseball team, he quickly learns that managing major league players isn’t an easy job. “Little Big League” is produced by Castle Rock Entertainment and rated PG.
“How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World”
Friday, March 20th, at 7:30 p.m.
Oscar Wind Park, 200 N New River Circle
Join Hiccup and Toothless as they search for a safe haven for all of the dragons. “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” is produced by DreamWorks Animation and rated PG.
The Outdoor Movie Series is sponsored by Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital. For more information, call the City’s Leisure Services Department: (954) 747-4600.
Experience the Arts in Sunrise
Don’t miss these terrific events at the Sunrise Civic Center Theatre:
Saturday, February 22nd, at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, February 23rd, at 2:00 p.m.
Reserved seating: $18 adult, $10 child
This wacky musical lampoons the “age-old” situations faced in mid-life – from reading glasses to weekend warrior syndrome. Everyone will relate to Curtain Call Playhouse’s hilarious (and sometimes touching) production, presented with a Saturday Night Live non-sensibility.
Barbra Streisand & Tony Bennett Tribute
Sunday, March 8th, at 2:00 p.m.
Reserved seating: $20 adult, $10 child
South Florida Legends presents a tribute to two of the most talented and beloved entertainers – Streisand and Bennett. Sing along to your favorites – and enjoy a few special duets.
Thursdays - March 12th, 19th and 26th - at 8:00 p.m.
Fridays - March 13th, 20th and 27th - at 8:00 p.m.
Saturdays - March 14th, 21st and 28th - at 8:00 p.m.
Sundays - March 15th, 22nd and 29th - at 2:00 p.m.
Reserved seating: $38 per person, Sunrise resident rate available.
This off-beat musical dramedy follows the lives of five 20- and 30-somethings as they navigate the ups and downs of New York City – both on their own and, sometimes unknowingly, with each other. Driven by an emotional pop-rock score, “Island Song” illustrates the random yet pivotal ways that New Yorkers connect. Presented by our company-in-residence, Measure for Measure Theatre.
The Sunrise Civic Center Theatre & Art Gallery is 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.
Celebrate Original Sunrise
at the Village Art Plaza Kickoff
Celebrate Original Sunrise and share your vision for the future Village Art Plaza on Saturday, February 29th, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Come shine with us at this free, family-friendly event next to the Village Multipurpose Center (2240 NW 68th Avenue) and explore the potential of the City’s newest public space.
To get your creativity flowing, we’ll have children’s activities, live art and music, and light refreshments. We’ll also showcase the history of Sunrise’s original neighborhoods, which extend along the Sunset Strip corridor.
The new Village Art Plaza – located in the heart of Original Sunrise – will connect City Park and the Village Civic Center. Proposed uses for this flexible open space include farmers markets and cultural events. The Plaza will be visually defined by art installations and a unique surface, and will feature removable bollards to facilitate street closures and encourage pedestrian traffic.
To find out more about the Village Art Plaza Kickoff, call the City of Sunrise Leisure Services Department: (954) 747-4600.
Tunes ‘N Trucks Concert Series Continues in March
Save the date to join us on Friday, March 6th, for the City’s next Tunes ‘N Trucks concert, featuring live music and food trucks. The trucks will start serving at 6:00 p.m., and the music will begin at 7:00 p.m. with the Caribbean Chillers’ Jimmy Buffett tribute performance. Bring your lawn chair or blanket to the Sunrise Civic Center Amphitheater (10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard, Sunrise 33351). Admission is free!
In addition to this event, future dates this season will include:
- Friday, April 17th- Pocket Change (Motown)
- Friday, May 15th- Havoc 305 (Top 40 and rock)
High School Students: Apply Now for the Outstanding Citizenship Scholarship
In an effort to recognize the accomplishments of our residents and provide financial assistance to graduating high school students, the City of Sunrise offers an Outstanding Citizenship Scholarship Program. Through this program, the City of Sunrise makes available two, two-year scholarships (60 credit hours) for graduating high school seniors to attend most Florida colleges.
This program is open to graduating high school seniors who are residents of the City of Sunrise and meet the program’s income guidelines. All students who meet the eligibility criteria are invited to apply!
If you would like to be considered for a 2020 Outstanding Citizenship Scholarship please complete and submit our application and attach select supplemental materials detailed at www.sunrisefl.gov/scholarship. Don’t delay: applications are due on March 15th!