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TnT logo 2015“Tunes ‘N Trucks” Concert Series Returns!
The City’s free outdoor concert series will return this week with a fantastic lineup of tribute bands – and food trucks! The trucks start serving at 6:00 p.m., and the music begins at 7:00 p.m. Bring your lawn chair or blanket to the Sunrise Civic Center (10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard). Tunes ‘N Trucks is presented in partnership with Magic 102.7 FM. Call (954) 747-4600 for more information.

Friday, January 16: The Boss Project, a tribute to Bruce Springsteen

Friday, February 20: Across the Universe, a tribute to the Beatles

Friday, March 20: The Long Run Band, a tribute to the Eagles

Friday, April 17: Turnstiles, a tribute to Billy Joel

Friday, May 15: The Rock Show, a tribute to the music of the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s. 

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Observances in Sunrise
The Caribbean Cultural Coalition, in partnership with the City of Sunrise, will host an MLK Celebration Concert on Sunday, January 18, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the Sunrise Civic Center Theatre (10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard). Tickets are free and may be picked up in person at the Theatre Box Office, open Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sunday one hour before the show.

In addition, Sunrise and the Orange Island Arts Foundation are partnering to host “Poetry That Breaks Silence” – a teen writing workshop inspired by the words of Martin Luther King Jr. Registration for this free event is already at capacity.

The City’s administrative offices will be closed on Monday, January 19, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Regular business hours will resume on Tuesday, January 20.

Lyrical Lounge“Lyrical Lounge” and “On the Edge”
On Friday, January 23, Sunrise will merge its Lyrical Lounge Teen Open Mic Night with the opening reception for On the Edge – a juried exhibit featuring the work of high school artists. Join us for this unique evening of visual and performing arts by teens, for teens.

Lyrical Lounge/On the Edge will take place from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the Sunrise Civic Center Art Gallery (10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard, 33351). Admission is free and light refreshments will be served. For more information contact Sady Diaz (954-747-4662; or visit

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

junkNew Disposal Options for Household Hazardous Waste and Bulk Trash
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, January 24, 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)
Drain Cleaners
Fire Extinguishers
Fluorescent Light Bulbs and Tubes
Household Cleaners
Insect Killers
  Lawn Chemicals
Lighter Fluids
Mercury Thermometers
Motor Oil
Nail Polish Remover
Photography Chemicals
Pool Chemicals
Propane Tanks
Rechargeable Batteries
Rust Remover
Spot Remover
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 February 21 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.
Last updated: 1/16/2015 10:02:33 AM