Outdoor Movie Series Opens with “Annie”
The City’s Outdoor Movie Series starts this Friday! Bring your lawn chair or blanket to the Sunrise Civic Center (10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard). Early arrival is recommended, and admission and popcorn are free.
Friday, February 3, at 7:30 p.m.
Ever since her parents left her as a baby, little Annie (Quvenzhané Wallis) has led a hard-knock life with her calculating foster mother, Miss Hannigan. However, all that changes when hard-nosed billionaire and mayoral candidate Will Stacks (Jamie Foxx) takes her in. Stacks believes that he's Annie's guardian angel, but the youngster's confidence and sunny outlook may mean that Annie will save Will instead. Produced by Sony Pictures Entertainment; Rated PG.
“Hotel Transylvania 2”
Friday, March 3, at 7:30 p.m.
Everything seems to be changing for the better at Hotel Transylvania. But behind closed coffins, Drac is worried that his adorable half-human, half-vampire grandson, Dennis, isn't showing signs of being a vampire. "Vampa" Drac enlists his friends Frank, Murray, Wayne and Griffin to put Dennis through a "monster-in-training" boot camp. Produced by Sony Pictures Animation; Rated PG.
The Outdoor Movie Series is sponsored by Memorial Healthcare System
. For more information, call the City’s Leisure Services Department: (954) 747-4600
Bark If You Love Woofstock!
Woofstock – the City’s annual celebration of dogs and dog lovers – is this Saturday, February 4, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Sawgrass Sanctuary (237 North New River Circle). Join us for entertainment, demonstrations, a lure course, rescue groups, and food and specialty retail vendors. 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!
Event highlights include:
All dogs must have a current rabies tag
- Air K9z Frisbee Show - 11:30 a.m.
- Contests: Grooviest Threads and Best Look-alike - 12:00 p.m.
- Wiener Dog Races - 12:30 p.m.
- Air K9z Frisbee Show - 1:30 p.m.
- Sunrise Police Department K9 Demonstration - 2:30 p.m.
for admittance, and retractable leashes are not permitted
. Call (954) 747-4600 for more information.
Oakland Park Boulevard/Flamingo Road Intersection Improvements Under Construction
Broward County's Highway and Bridge Maintenance Division recently began constructing roadway and safety improvements at the intersection of Oakland Park Boulevard and Flamingo Road
in Sunrise. Work is expected to conclude on or before May 5, 2017, barring unforeseen conditions or weather delays.
The purpose of this project is to adjust the cross-slope of Oakland Park Boulevard and Flamingo Road, from NW 32nd Place to NW 120th Way, to improve safety. Construction activities include installing new curb and gutter, correcting the roadway slope, and restoring impacted pavement.
- Oakland Park Boulevard and Flamingo Road will be temporarily narrowed to one or two lanes in each direction, within the project limits.
- Access to sidewalks and driveways will be maintained.
- Construction may occur on nights and weekends, as well as weekdays, to facilitate completion.
- Variable message signs have been posted to alert affected motorists and pedestrians.
Broward County Project Manager Adriana Toro can be reached at 954-357-6064. The Highway and Bridge Maintenance Division can be reached at 954-357-6040.
On Stage in the City of Sunrise
Don’t miss these upcoming events at the Sunrise Civic Center Theatre:
Neil Simon’s Last of the Red Hot Lovers
Sunday, February 5, at 2:00 p.m.
After 22 years of marriage, overworked restaurant owner Barney Cashman decides it’s high time to have an affair. Taking advantage of his mother’s empty apartment, Barney arranges three seductions – but his efforts prove more than a little bumbling. Presented by Down in Front Theatre Company. Reserved seating: $18 adult, $10 child.
Sunrise Pops in Concert
Sunday, February 12, at 2:00 p.m.
The Sunrise Pops orchestra is celebrating its 30th season! Enjoy the Pops' delightful renditions of Broadway show tunes; popular and dance music; light classical and opera favorites; and movie themes. Single-performance tickets are $37 (premium reserved) and $33 (general reserved) each. Pro-rated season subscriptions are also available.
"The Lion in Winter"
Sunday, February 26, at 2:00 p.m.
It's Christmas 1183, and King Henry II – father to three sons – is planning to announce his successor to the throne. Henry favors Prince John, but the King’s wife, Queen Eleanor, has other ideas. As the family and various schemers gather for the holiday, each tries to make the indecisive king choose their option. Comedic in tone and dramatic in action, James Goldman’s play is a modern-day classic. Presented by Curtain Call Playhouse. Reserved seating: $18 adult, $10 child.
The Rat Pack Now
Sunday, March 5, at 2:00 p.m.
This world-class tribute captures the music, style, comedy, and camaraderie of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and Sammy Davis, Jr. Each one of these talented tribute artists is capable of wowing the crowd on his own. Put them together and you've got an unforgettable powerhouse of a show! Reserved seating: $18 adult, $10 child.
The Sunrise Civic Center Theatre is located at 10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard. The Box Office is 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. Call (954) 747-4646 for information, or purchase tickets online at https://www.sunrisefl.gov/tickets.html
“Tunes ‘N Trucks” Concert on Friday, February 10
The City’s seasonal outdoor concert series continues! Join us on Friday, February 10, for a performance by The Motowners
. You’ll love their authentic renditions of old-school soul and R&B hits.
Food trucks will be open for business at 6:00 p.m., and the band will take the stage at 7:00 p.m. Bring your lawn chair or blanket to the Sunrise Civic Center Amphitheater (10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard). Admission is free!
Don’t miss the rest of our Tunes ‘N Trucks lineup:
Friday, March 10
– Rick St. James and the Rod Stewart Experience
Friday, April 28
– Havoc 305 – classic and party rock
Friday, May 19
– Johnny Dee and the Starlights – ‘50s favorites
Call the City’s Leisure Services Department for more information, or to request a food vendor application: (954) 747-4600.