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junkHousehold Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Set for July 25
The City of Sunrise and the City of Plantation have partnered to provide residents with opportunities to dispose of household hazardous waste (HHW). A HHW drop-off event is set for this Saturday, July 25, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Sunrise City Hall (10770 West Oakland Park Boulevard, Sunrise 33351). This event is free for residents of Sunrise and Plantation with proof of residency. The following items will be accepted:


Aerosol Products
Automobile Batteries and Fluids
Boat Batteries and Fluids
Compact Fluorescent Bulbs (CFLs)
Drain Cleaners
Fire Extinguishers
Fluorescent Light Bulbs and Tubes
Household Cleaners
Insect Killers
  Lawn Chemicals
Lighter Fluids
Mercury Thermometers
Motor Oil
Nail Polish Remover
Photography Chemicals
Pool Chemicals
Propane Tanks
Rechargeable Batteries
Rust Remover
Spot Remover
Tires (limit four)
Weed Killer
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 August 22 in Plantation. In addition, residents may bring HHW items to the Wheelabrator facility in Davie on select Saturdays. For details, visit or call (954) 577-1135.

Lyrical Lounge“Lyrical Lounge” Open Mic Night for Teens
The City’s Lyrical Lounge open mic night provides a forum for poets, musicians, singers, and other talented teens. Get in on the act on Friday, July 31, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the Sunrise Civic Center Art Gallery (10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard, 33351).

Lyrical Lounge admission is free, and light refreshments will be served. Pre-registration for performers is recommended: Call (954) 747-4600 for details.

Lyrical Lounge is presented in partnership with the Jason Taylor Foundation, the Omari Hardwick bluapple Poetry Network, and the SPEAK! Collective, with funding from the Community Foundation of Broward.

Summerfest 2015Celebrate the Arts in the City of Sunrise
The Sunrise Civic Center Theatre is pleased to present performances by two extremely talented groups of musicians:

Summerfest: Symphony of the Americas
Sunday, August 2, at 2:00 p.m.
Reserved seating: $15 adult, $13 student with ID, $10 child
The Symphony of the Americas returns to Sunrise as part of their annual Summerfest concert series. This year the Symphony will feature the Arpeggione Chamber Orchestra from Hohenems, Austria. This string ensemble has performed throughout Europe and Russia and beyond, including a long and prestigious tour of the Americas. They will perform in Sunrise with Symphony members under the baton of Symphony Artistic Director, Maestro James Brooks-Bruzzese. Featured composers include Vivaldi, Strauss, Mozart, Liszt, Offenbach, and Latin Grammy-award winning Eduardo Magallanes.

The LeNard Rutledge Cole Porter Revue
Friday, August 7, at 7:30 p.m.
Reserved seating: $16 adult, $14 student with ID, $10 child
The performances of Miami native LeNard Rutledge have been described as "captivating, soul stirring, earthy and funky!" Rutledge and his jazz quintet will present an unforgettable evening of songs by Cole Porter.

The Sunrise Civic Center Theatre is located at 10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard. The Box Office is open Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Wednesday and Thursday from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.; and one hour before shows. Call (954) 747-4646 for ticket information, or purchase tickets online at (Look for “Theatre Shows” at the bottom left corner of the page.)

National Night OutSunrise Police Department to Host
“National Night Out”

The Sunrise Police Department will host its annual "National Night Out Against Crime" celebration on Tuesday, August 4, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Sunrise Public Safety Building (10440 West Oakland Park Boulevard).

National Night Out provides Sunrise residents with access to crime-prevention information and services - including child fingerprinting. The event will also feature free refreshments, live music, children's activities, a K-9 demonstration, equipment displays, and an appearance by McGruff the Crime Dog.

National Night Out is observed each year in communities across the U.S. The event helps raise crime prevention awareness, as well as strengthen relationships between police officers and the neighborhoods they serve. It's also designed to generate support for, and participation in, local anti-crime programs - and let would-be criminals know that communities are organized and mobilized against crime.

For more information about National Night Out in Sunrise, call (954) 746-3383 or email

Celebrate the End of Summer at Our Back to School Round-Up
The City’s free Back to School Round-Up will take place on Saturday, August 8, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Sunrise Civic Center (10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard). This popular end-of-summer celebration is presented by Baptist Health Urgent Care – Sawgrass and FirstBank Florida.

Join us for an event jam-packed with rides, games, music, food and fun. Representatives from Sunrise schools will be on hand to answer your questions about the 2015-2016 academic year, and copies of the updated Sunrise Neighborhood Public Schools guide will be available. Best of all, the first 1,000 Sunrise K-12 students to show proof of residency will receive a free drawstring backpack filled with school supplies, along with a grade-appropriate book.

For more information call the Leisure Services Department: (954) 747-4600.

Last updated: 7/24/2015 12:11:29 PM