Holiday Events this Weekend!
The Sunrise Civic Center is hosting holiday-themed events this weekend. Make the most of our sunny winter weather and join in the fun!
“The Elves and the Shoemaker.” Saturday, December 13, at 2:00 p.m. in the Sunrise Civic Center Theatre (10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard). This interactive show from Atlantic Coast Theatre mixes traditional holiday harmonies with fun, new lyrics. Recommended for children age 5 to 10. General admission: $7 per person. Call (954) 747-4646 for tickets.
Winter Wonderland & Holiday Concert. Sunday, December 14, at the Sunrise Civic Center (10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard). Children’s activities from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.; Holiday concert presented by the American Legion Symphonic Band from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Join us for a magical winter wonderland – complete with snow and ice skating! Decorate gingerbread cookies, play holiday games, and take a picture with Santa. Sponsored by Baptist Health Urgent Care–Sawgrass. Cost per participant: $5. Call (954) 747-4600 for information.
Call for Entries: Juried Art Exhibit for Teens
The City of Sunrise Art Gallery is hosting "On the Edge" - a juried exhibit showcasing the work of Broward teens. The exhibit will be on display from January 8 through January 31, 2015, and a free opening reception will be held on Friday, January 23, from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in conjunction with the City's Lyrical Lounge Teen Open Mic Night.
Submission requirements are as follows:
- Artists must live in Broward County and be enrolled in high school for the 2014-2015 academic year.
- Art will be accepted in these categories: graphic design, digital media, acrylic, oil, watercolor, pencil, photography, sculpture, and mixed media.
- Each entry must be an original work completed within the last two years.
- A maximum of two works per artist will be accepted. A separate entry form is required for each piece.
- Two-dimensional artwork must be dry, framed, and wired for hanging with screw eyes and wire (no saw-tooth hangers). Three-dimensional artwork must have front/back orientation indicated.
Artists will have two opportunities to bring their work and completed entry forms to the Sunrise Civic Center (10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard, Sunrise 33351):
“On the Edge”
- Wednesday, December 17, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Sunrise Civic Center Art Gallery (first floor)
- Thursday, December 18, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Leisure Services Department (second floor)
will be juried by Tennille Shuster, M.F.A., Associate Professor, Division of Performing and Visual Arts, Nova Southeastern University; and Vincent Villanueva, Graphic Design Specialist, City of Sunrise.
First, Second and Third Place will be awarded in each category, (unless too few entries are received), and Best in Show will be selected. Stay tuned for prize information.
Please download our application/entry form
prior to intake. For more information call (954) 747-4661.
Sunrise Pops Concert on December 21
The Sunrise Pops are celebrating their 28th season. Don’t miss your opportunity to hear the best in classical, pops, Broadway and contemporary music. Upcoming Pops concerts include:
| Sunday, December 21,
at 2:00 p.m.
|| James Perkowski –
Broadway and Pop
| Sunday, February 8,
at 2:00 p.m.
|| New World School
| Sunday, March 15,
at 2:00 p.m.
|| Dana Paul – Jazz, Rock,
Pop and R&B
| Sunday, April 26,
at 2:00 p.m.
|| Lisanne Lyons –
Reserved seating is $32-$35 per individual concert, and prorated season subscriptions are available. Visit www.sunrisepops.org
for more information about the Pops.
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 tickets.
Temporary Closure of Sunrise Dan Pearl Library
The Sunrise Dan Pearl Library (10500 West Oakland Park Boulevard, Sunrise 33351) will be closed to the public through Sunday, December 14, for carpet replacement and moisture sealing. The library is expected to re-open on Monday, December 15, at 10:00 a.m.
During the temporary closure, customers are encouraged to visit nearby Broward County Library locations, including:
Lauderhill Towne Center Library
6399 West Oakland Park Boulevard, Lauderhill 33313; (954) 357-6406
Hours: Monday and Tuesday, 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; Closed Friday and Sunday
8701 West Commercial Boulevard, Tamarac 33351; (954) 765-1500
Hours: Monday through Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Thursday through Saturday,
10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; Closed Sunday
West Regional Library
8601 West Broward Boulevard, Plantation 33324; (954) 765-1560
Hours: Monday and Tuesday, 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Wednesday through Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
For online access to library resources anytime, anywhere, visit BCL WOW - Broward County Library Without Walls