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SummerFest 2016Symphony of the Americas
“Summerfest” Concert Tonight

Enjoy music by Strauss, Mozart and Vivaldi, as well as contemporary composers – and reserve your seats for upcoming Theatre events:

Symphony of the Americas
Friday, July 15, at 7:00 p.m.
Audiences will enjoy the music of Strauss, Mozart’s Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Liszt’s famous Hungarian Rhapsody, Vivaldi’s Concerto for Four Violins, Victor Herbert’s Serenade for Strings, Offenbach’s Can-Can, the pulses of Latin Grammy-Award Winning composer Eduardo Magallanes, Massenet’s hauntingly beautiful Meditation from Thaïs, and more! Reserved seating: $18 adult, $10 child.

“The Princess, the Beast and the Shee an Gannon”
Saturday, July 23, at 7:00 p.m.
If Shakespeare put on a rock concert, it would look and sound like this! The CRAIC Show presents the Celtic tale of a land gripped by fear, a beautiful princess doomed to a horrible fate, and the brave shee determined to save her. General admission: $20 per person. No coupons will be accepted for this show
Lynne Trefzger: Ventriloquist/Comedienne
Friday, July 29, at 7:00 p.m.
Lynn and her trunk full of zany characters have appeared on stages throughout the country - and on ABC, TNN, A&E, and Lifetime Television. This all-ages show features plenty of audience interaction. 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 ticket information, or purchase tickets online at (Look for “Theatre Shows” at the bottom left corner of the page.)

Lyrical Lounge logo 2015“Lyrical Lounge” Open Mic Night for Teens
The City’s monthly Lyrical Lounge open mic night provides a forum for poets, musicians, singers, and other talented teens. Get in on the act tonight – Friday, July 15, 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) 747-4662 for details.

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

Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Set for July 23
The City of Sunrise and the City of Plantation have partnered to provide residents with opportunities to dispose of household hazardous waste (HHW). The next HHW drop-off event is set for Saturday, July 23, 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)
Computer Monitors
Drain Cleaners
Fax Machines
Fire Extinguishers
  Fluorescent Light Bulbs and Tubes 
Household Cleaners
Insect Killers
Keyboards and Mice
Laptop Computers
Lawn Chemicals
Lighter Fluids
Mercury Thermometers
Motor Oil
Nail Polish Remover
Photography Chemicals
Pool Chemicals
Propane Tanks
Rechargeable Batteries
Rust Remover
Spot Remover
Telephones and Cell Phones
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 20 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.

Adivsory BoardCity Commission Seeks Advisory Board Applicants
Volunteer citizen advisory boards are made up of people with a wide range of interests and expertise. Boards play a vital part in local government because they bring together citizen views that might not otherwise be heard.

The City of Sunrise maintains 14 advisory boards comprised of members appointed by the City Commission. These boards may meet monthly, or on an as-needed basis. The following boards have vacancies:

• Affordable Housing Advisory Board (vacant disciplines are banker or mortgage banker, and not-for-profit provider; applications accepted until positions are filled)
• Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Board (applications accepted until positions are filled)
• Environmental Sustainability Advisory Board (applications accepted until positions are filled)

Application packets may be requested from the City Clerk’s Office or downloaded from the City’s website. For more detailed information, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at (954) 746-3333.

NNO 2016Sunrise Police Department to Host “National Night Out”
The Sunrise Police Department will host its annual "National Night Out Against Crime" celebration on Tuesday, August 2, 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, call (954) 746-3383 or email

Last updated: 7/15/2016 4:27:37 PM