Public Meetings: Help Improve Sunrise Parks and Recreation Facilities
Sunrise is hosting a series of public meetings that will enable City staff and residents to discuss the Leisure Services General Obligation (GO) bond projects. Join us at the location - or locations - you're most passionate about:
TONIGHT: Welleby Park Improvements
Thursday, May 21, at 6:30 p.m.
Welleby Park Meeting Room, 11100 NW 44th Street
NEXT WEEK: Sunrise Civic Center Expansion
Thursday, May 28, at 6:30 p.m.
Sunrise Civic Center Art Gallery, 10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard
Conversations will be focused and site-specific: Staff will present ideas for the improvements at these parks and related facilities, and solicit community feedback to ensure that residents’ recreational and leisure needs are being met now and in the future. Light refreshments will be served.
For more information about the GO bond meetings, please call (954) 747-4600.
Memorial Day Observance
The City of Sunrise will host a Memorial Day Ceremony
on Monday, May 25, at 9:00 a.m. in the Sunrise Civic Center Amphitheater (10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard, Sunrise 33351).
Join us in honoring our fallen U.S. military service personnel. The ceremony will include a wreath placement, distinguished speakers, music, and the presentation of colors. Light refreshments will be served. Call (954) 747-4600 for more information.
In observance of Memorial Day, the City’s administrative offices, the Sunrise Senior Center and the Sunrise Civic Center Box Office will be closed on May 25. Parks and Leisure Services facilities will follow their regular operating schedule.
Be Part of Our “Spirit of America” July 4th Parade
On Saturday, July 4, Sunrise will host a traditional “Spirit of America” Parade, followed by a free Family Fun Day. The excitement starts at 10:00 a.m., when floats will wind their way west along Sunset Strip from NW 12th Street to City Park, where the celebration continues with food, rides and children’s entertainment. Sunrise businesses and organizations: Download our parade application and be part of this amazing event!
At 5:00 p.m., the BB&T Center gates will open for our annual Fourth of July Concert & Fireworks. This crowd-pleasing outdoor event is presented in partnership with All-American Sponsor Wheelabrator Technologies, with additional support from sponsors Chester’s Fort Lauderdale Harley Davidson, Ed Morse Automotive Mall and Magic 102.7. There's something for everyone, including children's rides and inflatables, and an assortment of food and beverage vendors.
The evening's live music lineup starts at 6:00 p.m. and features two of the most popular bands of the 1980s: A Flock of Seagulls (I Ran) and headliner the Fixx (Red Skies, One Thing Leads to Another, Stand or Fall, Saved by Zero). At 9:00 p.m., take in a fantastic fireworks display.
Parking and admission are free! The following may not be brought into the lot: coolers, glass containers, alcohol, pets, weapons, fireworks, and any other items deemed inappropriate by site management. For additional event information call the City of Sunrise Leisure Services Department: (954) 747-4600.
To find out about this year's partnership opportunities, download our July 4th Sponsorship Packet.
"Florida Licensing On Wheels" at the Sunrise Senior Center Each Month
The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles has deployed mobile units to make their services more accessible. Florida Licensing on Wheels (FLOW) is available at the Sunrise Senior Center on the second Wednesday of each month from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. by appointment only. Take advantage of this convenient, close-to-home opportunity to:
- Renew or replace a driver license
- Change a name or address on a driver license
- Obtain an identification card
- Renew a vehicle registration
- Obtain a handicap placard
Contact the Sunrise Senior Center (954-746-3670; 10650 West Oakland Park Boulevard) to schedule your appointment, and visit www.GatherGoGet.com
to find out what documents you’ll need to bring. Please note that no written or driving tests
are available through FLOW mobile units.