Veterans ceremony in Sunrise, other news briefs
On Thursday, November 11, at 11:30 a.m., the City will host a Veterans Day Ceremony at the Sunrise Civic Center Amphitheatre (10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard, Sunrise 33351). This year’s celebration marks the 65th anniversary of the end of World War II. To commemorate this milestone, Sunrise’s observance will feature music from the WW II era – as well as a 21-gun salute, the presentation of colors, and light refreshments.
Residents are invited to support active U.S. military service personnel overseas by bringing care package items – such as pre-packaged snack foods, individual packets of drink mix and sealed packages of non-chocolate candy – to the ceremony.
This event is sponsored in part by VITAS Innovative Hospice Care. For more information, contact the Sunrise Senior Center at (
In observance of Veterans Day, City offices will be closed on November 11. The Sunrise Senior Center will also be closed. However, Sunrise parks – as well as the City’s Golf Club, Tennis Club, the Civic Center Aquatics Complex and the Civic Center Athletic Club – will maintain their regular operating hours.
Sunrise will host its second annual Cultural Festival on Saturday, November 13, from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in City Park (6700 Sunset Strip, Sunrise 33313). This FREE, family-friendly event is a celebration of community and diversity. It features children’s activities, multi-ethnic foods, retail vendors and live music. The Festival’s entertainment lineup includes performances by the Delou Dance Ensemble, the Lauderhill Steel Band, the Dragon Lion Dancers, Sabor Latino, and Hal Anthony and the Millennium Band.
For more information, please call (
Two upcoming performances will have you doing double takes!
On Friday, November 19, at 8:00 p.m., rock out to A Tribute to Led Zeppelin & Van Halen. Christine St. Laurent will burn up the stage with her sultry voice and powerful presence. Tickets are $17 for adults, $15 for students, and $10 for children.
On Friday, December 10, at 8:00 p.m., don’t miss Rob Garrett, “King of Diamonds.” His tribute show – direct from Las Vegas – includes carbon copies of Neil Diamond favorites. Tickets are $17 for adults, $15 for students, and $10 for children.
The Sunrise Civic Center Theatre is located at 10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard, Sunrise 33351. Reserve your seats at the Sunrise Civic Center Box Office – open Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; and Wednesday and Thursday from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Call (for more information.
The City will no longer dispense propane at its Gas Administration Building. Residents wishing to refill or exchange propane tanks may do so at 14 businesses throughout Sunrise:
|7-Eleven||7795 W Oakland Park Blvd.|
|7-Eleven||9998 Sunset Strip|
|Texaco||8490 NW 44th St.|
|Commercial Chevron||10300 W Commercial Blvd.|
|Fame Farm||8260 NW 27th Pl.|
|Home Depot||2901 N University Dr.|
|Home Depot||12525 W Sunrise Blvd.|
|Lowe’s Home Improvement||8050 W Oakland Park Blvd.|
|Marathon||10160 W Oakland Park Blvd.|
|Shell Gas||13601 NW 2nd St.|
|Sunrise Sunoco||10290 W Commercial Blvd.|
|Valero||3301 N University Dr.|
|Wal-Mart||12555 W Sunrise Blvd.|
|Wal-Mart||3306 N University Dr.|
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