See “The Peanuts Movie” Outdoors this Friday
The City of Sunrise Outdoor Movie Series
begins this Friday, February 5, at 7:30 p.m. with a free showing of “The Peanuts Movie” on the campus of the Sunrise Civic Center (10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard, Sunrise 33351). Bring your lawn chair or blanket: admission and popcorn are free.
Next month – Friday, March 4, also at 7:30 p.m. – Sunrise will screen “How to Train Your Dragon 2.”
The Outdoor Movie Series is sponsored by Memorial Healthcare System
. For more information call the Leisure Services Department: (954) 747-4600.
About the films:
“The Peanuts Movie.”
Charlie Brown, the world's most beloved underdog, embarks upon an epic and heroic quest, while his best pal, the lovable beagle Snoopy, takes to the skies to pursue his arch-nemesis, the Red Baron. Produced by 20th Century Fox; rated G.
“How to Train Your Dragon 2.”
When Hiccup and Toothless discover a secret ice cave that is home to hundreds of wild dragons – and the mysterious Dragon Rider – the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace between Vikings and dragons. Produced by DreamWorks Animation; rated PG.
Bark if You Love Woofstock!
The City of Sunrise will host Woofstock
– its annual celebration of dogs and dog lovers – this Saturday, February 6, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Sawgrass Sanctuary (237 North New River Circle, Sunrise 33326).
Admission is free, and the first 500 canines through the gates will receive a “Doggie Bag” of treats. Bring your furry BFF or adopt one on site!
Woofstock will feature entertainment, demonstrations, a lure course, rescue groups, and food and retail vendors. Jade Alexander
of The Beach 102.7 FM will emcee the event’s trio of Canine Contests
- Grooviest Threads (Best Dressed) - 12:00 p.m.
- Gnarliest Trick - 1:00 p.m.
- Choice Voice - 2:00 p.m.
Please note that all dogs must have a current rabies t
ag for admittance, and retractable leashes are not permitted
Woofstock is presented by Pet Supermarket
. The City's event partners include 1-800-PetMeds
and The Beach 102.7 FM
. Call (954) 747-4600 for more information.
Enter the ConservationPays.com
Neighborhood Water Challenge
Think you can save the most water in your neighborhood – or create the most outstanding and creative water conservation outreach program? Test your skills for a shot at $1,000 cash in the 2016 Broward Water Partnership Neighborhood Water Challenge!
Here’s how it works: In the Water Conservation
category, teams of neighbors (two to five) get together to conserve as much water as possible over a two-month period. Or, compete as an individual in the Outreach and Education
category by developing and implementing an outreach program to promote conservation.
First-place winners in each of the two categories will receive $1,000 cash
per household awarded by WateReuse Florida
. The second-place prize in each category is a state-of-the-art water-conserving irrigation system. The Neighborhood Water Challenge is sponsored by the Broward Water Partnership
, WateReuse Florida
The Challenge is a countywide program, so let’s make Sunrise a winner! For contest details, visit http://conservationpays.com
or contact Chelsea Albucher, the City’s Sustainability Officer, at (954) 888-6043 or firstname.lastname@example.org
“Tunes ‘N Trucks” Concert Series
The City’s free outdoor concert series continues on Friday, February 26, with a performance by CSN Songs
– a tribute to Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. The other stars of our event are the food trucks, including:
- 90 Miles To Go – Cuban and Puerto Rican favorites
- Che Grill Inc. – Argentinian street food
- Conch Shack – Seafood
- Food Dude – Caribbean Jerk Fusion
- Hot Dog Hound – Hot dogs, burgers and peppers
- Jerk It Cuisine – Jerk pork, chicken, BBQ ribs, salmon, and rice and peas
- Mobile Culinary Kitchens – Arepas, tostones and empanadas
- Poor Boy’s Kitchen – Shrimp po boys, tacos, gyros, burgers and fries
- Red Zeppelin – Maine lobster rolls, lobster bisque and lobster salad
- The Cuban Press – Authentic Cuban sandwiches
- Tip-A-Roo – Chargrilled tri-tip, pork tenderloin and chicken breast
- Uncle Louie G’s – Italian ices, ice cream and popcorn
The food trucks will start serving at 6:00 p.m., and CSN Songs will take the stage at 7:00 p.m. Bring your lawn chair or blanket to the Sunrise Civic Center (10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard).
Upcoming Tunes ‘N Trucks dates and performers are:
- Friday, March 18: Mr. Nice Guy,
a tribute to classic rock bands
- Friday, April 15: Keep the Faith,
a tribute to Bon Jovi
- Friday, May 20: The Caribbean Chillers,
a tribute to Jimmy Buffett
Tunes ‘N Trucks is sponsored by Chester’s Fort Lauderdale Harley-Davidson
and Memorial Healthcare System
, and presented in partnership with The Beach 102.7FM
. For more information, call the City of Sunrise Leisure Services Department: (954) 747-4600.
Coming Soon to the Sunrise Civic Center Theatre…
The 300-seat Sunrise Civic Center Theatre offers high-quality, affordable entertainment for audiences of all ages. Join us for these upcoming shows:
“The Three Little Circus Pigs”
Saturday, February 20, at 2:00 p.m.
Step right up! Come one, come all to the Crackling Brothers, Boarnum & Pigfeats Circus! In this comic retelling of the traditional story, presented by Atlantic Coast Theatre, the Big Bad Wolf might just turn out to be the hero. Recommended for children in kindergarten through fifth grade. General admission: $7 per person.
“LaTraia Savage: Tribute to the Divas”
Sunday, February 21, at 7:30 p.m.
Ms.Savage performs as your favorite pop and soul divas - from Diana Ross and Tina Turner to Donna Summer and Whitney Houston. "Explosive," "electrifying," and "sultry" are all words used to describe this talented vocalist. It's no wonder she's opened for national acts such as Alicia Keys, the SOS Band, and Frankie Beverly & Maze. “Tribute to the Divas” is presented by South Florida Legends
. Reserved seating: $16 adult, $14 student with ID, and $10 child.
“The Streisand Show”
Thursday, March 10, at 7:30 p.m.
Carla DelVillaggio's amazing tribute is the next best thing to a Barbra Streisand concert. This immersive, multimedia experience incorporates video and music from throughout Barbra's career, as well as stories and jokes delivered in true Streisand fashion. Reserved seating: $16 adult, $14 student with ID, and $10 child.
“Geddy the Gecko”
Saturday, March 12, at 2:00 p.m.
This high-energy, audience participation show is great for kids of all ages. Join in the fun as Geddy dances to tropical music and performs comedy skits. General admission: $7 per person.
The Sunrise Civic Center Theatre is located at 10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard. Purchase your tickets through the Box Office, 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. Tickets are also available at https://www.sunrisefl.gov/registration.html
. (Look for the Theatre Shows
section at the bottom left corner of the page.) For more information call (954) 747-4646