2nd Annual Lace ’em up on the Levee 5K/10K

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Get ready to run in the Everglades!  The second annual Lace ’em up on the Levee 5K/10K will be underway this Sunday December 20, 2015.  Two races would be conducted, including a 10k which begins at 7:00am and the 5k which begins at 7:40.

Race Day Packet Pick up and Registration:
Sunday Dec 20th, 2015

Markham Park
6:00am Race Day
Prices: 10K $40.00 5K $30.00

For more information, visit: http://www.itzevents.com/#!lace-em-up-on-the-levee/cbtw

Catch “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Experience a classic Dr. Seuss tale come to life as the Broward Center for the Performing Arts presents a live action performance of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”. Discover the tale of the Grinch, the notorious miser of Whoville, who hatches a plan to destroy Christmas. First published in 1957, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” demonstrates the power of community, gratitude, & love during this holiday season.

For more information, please visit: http://browardcenter.org/events/detail/dr-seuss-how-the-grinch-stole-christmas

Celebrate Downtown in December in Coral Springs

Bring entire family to Downtown in December, featuring a showing of Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas and other holiday classic shorts on a huge movie screen.


Free Cookies & Cocoa.  Fun Holiday Surprises. Chance of Snow!

Stroll along the ArtWalk to enjoy an “ice” skating rink, giant snow globe, cookies, hot coco and other winter surprises with food and refreshments for purchase. Be prepared for a chance of snow! For more details, please call 954-344-1111.


Blankets & lawn chairs may be used in the movie area.


Saturday December 12, 2015 at 5 p.m. • Holiday Shorts 6:30 p.m.

ArtWalk • Downtown Coral Springs
9405 NW 31st Court • Free Admission

Celebrate the Coral Springs Holiday Mile & Parade

Celebrate the holidays but coming out to the Coral Springs Holiday Mile and Parade this evening at 6:15pm on Sample Rd between Coral Springs Dr and University Dr.  The holiday parade will feature music & festive holiday floats from organizations, schools, and groups across Coral Springs.

Darth Vader and members of the 501st Legion Everglades Squad (a local Star Wars fan group) are set to lead the processions.



A special mile-long race will be open to participants who wish to join.  The parade is free to watch and the race registration fee is $20.

Holiday Parade 2014/ Pictures by Julian Restrepo for the City of Coral Springs


For more information, please visit: http://coralsprings.org/living/events/more-events/holiday-parade  or email kelleinthezone@yahoo.com.




Discover the Poetry of Faith at the Coconut Creek Culture Series

Coconut Creek has partnered with Nova Southeastern University (NSU) to offer monthly Lifelong Learning Courses entitled, “Coconut Creek Culture Series”.  Topics range from wellness to history to art, and are taught by NSU professors.  The program is free of charge to Coconut Creek residents and will be held at the Coconut Creek Commission Chambers (4800 West Copans Road) on the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 PM.  RSVP for one or all at 954.973.6760


Tonight’s Presenter: Gary Kay, Ed.D.

Dr. Gary Kay, a teacher and poet, was born in Winnipeg, Canada. He earned a B.A. and B.Ed from University of Manitoba.  He taught high school English at a public school for 5 years.  He relocated to Florida, where he received an M.Ed in Reading and Ed.D in Reading from Florida Atlantic University.  He has taught reading and English at Broward College for the past 34 years.  He has also taught Reading in the Content Areas at Florida Atlantic University, and Reading and English education courses at Nova Southeastern University. He won two endowed teaching chair awards and was Professor of the Year at Broward College in 2000. His poems have been published in Litchfield Review, Animus, Poetica, Earthwise, Canadian Verse II, Write Room, and several others.

For ore information, please visit:


PJ Library Presents: Family Chanukah Palooza

Join the Jewish Federation of Broward County and the local PJ Library for a day of music, food, and fun as they kick off their 2nd Annual Family Chanukah Palooza event. Spectacles will include an inflatable Spiderman and bouncehouse for the kids along with a 29′ rock climbing wall.   Also featured will be a community sing-a-long, facepainting, and storytime events.  Delicious Kosher food will be available for purchase.

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Time: 111:30am-2:30pm

Place:  Tree Tops Park, 3900 SW 100th Ave, Davie, FL 33328 (Admission is $1.50 per person aged 6 and older)

To register please visit: https://www.jewishbroward.org/events/2016-pj-library-chanukah-palooza


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Hanukkah Reading at the Parkland Library

Rabbi Melissa Zalkin Stollman

Children 3 and older are specially invited to join Rabbi Stollman of Congregation Kol Tikvah  for an afternoon of Hanukkah fun and storytime.  Get to know more about this important Jewish holiday and meet other believers in the community.

Date: December 3, 2015
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Parkland Library
Address: 6620 University Drive Parkland, FL 33067


To register, please call: (954) 757-4207

City of Parkland Events for December


The City of Parkland has something for everyone in December!

From small events for kids to the largest Farmers’ Market in Broward County, there are events that cater to Parkland residents and attract people from throughout the tri-county area.

Saturday, December 5th: Eats ‘N Beats, 5:30pm-9:30pm, Pine Trails Park Amphitheatre.

Sunday, December 6th: Parkland Farmers’ Market and Craft Show, 9:00am-1:00pm, Equestrian Center at Temple Park.

Saturday, December 12th: Drive-In Movie, 8:00pm, Equestrian Center at Temple Park.

Thursday, December 17th: Snowfest, 5:00pm-9:00pm, Terramar Park.

Sunday, December 20th: Parkland Farmers’ Market, 9:00am-1:00pm, Equestrian Center at Temple Park.

Christmas Eve: City Hall and Parkland Library are open, Parks are open until 6:00pm, solid waste and recyclables are not affected.

Christmas Day: City Hall and Parkland Library are closed, Parks are open until 6:00pm, solid waste and recyclables will not pick-up.

Saturday, December 26th: Parkland Library closed.

New Year’s Eve: City Hall and Parkland Library are open, Parks are open until 6:00pm, solid waste and recyclables are not affected.

New Year’s Day: City Hall and Parkland Library are closed, Parks are open until 6:00pm, solid waste and recyclables are not affected


For more information, please visit the City of Parkland’s website at:   http://www.cityofparkland.org/calendar.aspx?month=12&year=2015&CID=0&Keywords=&startDate=&enddate=&