Piper Zone Showcase on Wednesday, October 15
Find out more about our community’s great network of public schools at the Piper Zone Showcase this Wednesday, October 15, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Piper High (8000 NW 44th Street, Sunrise 33351).
The Piper Zone Showcase will feature student performances, exhibits, pep rallies and informational breakout sessions. Representatives from Piper Zone schools – including Piper High, Bair Middle, Banyan Elementary, Discovery Elementary, Horizon Elementary, Nob Hill Elementary, Sandpiper Elementary, Village Elementary, Welleby Elementary and Westpine Middle – will also be on hand to provide information and answer questions about educational programs and opportunities.
For more information visit www.piperzone.org
Leisure Services GO Bonds: Find Out More at an Ice Cream Social
On Election Day – November 4, 2014 – there will be a Leisure Services bond referendum on the ballot: Sunrise voters will have the opportunity to consider approving up to $65 million in general obligation (GO) bonds to make significant improvements to our parks and recreation facilities.
Find out more about the Leisure Services GO Bond Referendum at one of three fun, free and informative Ice Cream Socials – complete with bounce houses and frozen treats:
- Saturday, October 18: 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at City Park, 6700 Sunset Strip
- Saturday, October 18: 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Welleby Park, 11100 NW 44th Street
- Saturday, October 25: 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Sawgrass Sanctuary, 237 North New River Circle
For additional information, visit www.sunrisefl.gov/parkbonds
or call the City of Sunrise Leisure Services Department: (954) 747-4600.
Harvest Happenings for Families
The City has two family-friendly events planned in celebration of autumn. Join us for:
Fall Harvest Festival
. Sunday, October 19, from 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Welleby Park (11100 NW 44th Street, Sunrise 33351). Children can enjoy games, face painting, costume contests, rides and more. There will also be a horse-drawn hayride and an old fashioned pumpkin patch. (Pumpkins will vary in price according to size.) Food will be available for purchase. Admission is $5 per participant. Call (954) 747-4600 for details.
Trick-or-Treat for Safety.
Friday, October 31, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Children in preschool through 5th grade (and their parents) are invited to safely trick-or-treat at all five Sunrise fire stations on Halloween. Sunrise police and fire-rescue personnel will be welcoming families and handing out candy.
Stations are located as follows:
Fire Station #39
- 6800 Sunset Strip (Village Civic Center)
Fire Station #59
- 8330 NW 27th Place (next to Home Depot on University Drive)
Fire Station #72
- 10490 West Oakland Park Boulevard (next to the Public Safety Building)
Fire Station #83
- 60 Weston Road (New River Civic Center)
Fire Station #92
- 13721 NW 21st Street (Off 136th Avenue, across from Sawgrass Mills)
Beginning at 5:00 p.m. the City will operate a free bus route from station to station. Hop on the bus to visit more stations, see their spooky decorations - and get more candy! Call (954) 747-4600 for details .
Early Voting at the Sunrise Senior Center
A statewide General Election is set for Tuesday, November 4. Skip the lines by casting your ballot between October 20 and November 2 at the Sunrise Senior Center (10650 West Oakland Park Boulevard). Early voting will take place Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
When voting early or voting at a polling place, Florida law requires voters to present a picture ID with signature. Acceptable forms of ID are:
- Florida driver's license
- Florida identification card issued by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles
- United States passport
- Debit or credit card
- Military identification
- Student identification
- Retirement center identification
- Neighborhood Association identification
- Public Assistance identification
For additional information, or to request an absentee ballot or sample ballot, visit the Broward County Supervisor of Elections website, www.browardsoe.org
or contact the office directly at (954) 357-7050.