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City of Parkland Food Drive:  OCT 27th to NOV 13th

Times are tough and the City of Parkland and city staff are giving back to those in need, please join us in collecting food for the Daily Bread Food Bank.  Starting October 27th we will be taking food donations at the following locations: City Hall, Parks & Recreation Amphitheater, Library, Public Works Building & the YMCA.  Contact Colleen O’Dea at or call  for more information.

Healthy Lifestyle Class:  WED, OCT 28

This new program will be held on the fourth Wednesday of each month from 1:00 to 2:00 PM.  These are free classes held by instructors from the Acupuncture Wellness Center of Coral Springs to educate the audience and promote healthy living from a holistic approach. The subject of this class will be “Understanding Fibromyalgia, A Holistic Approach to Chronic Pain and Fatigue”. Click here for more details Healthy Lifestyle Class

Movies in the Park, FRI, OCT 30TH

Movies in the Park presented by North Broward Preparatory School.  Movie to take place at Pine Trails Park.  Movie Showing:  Monster House   Showtime:  7:00pm.  Click here for more details Movies In the Park

Teen Halloween Party at the YMCA: FRI OCT 30, 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

The Parks and Recreation Department in conjunction with the YMCA will be having a Teen Halloween Dance.  Teen’s ages 11-16 are invited to participate in this spooky event consisting of music, games, tattoos, fortune telling, candy & more.  Click here for more details Teen Nights

Parkland Farmer’s Market, SUN, NOV 1

The Farmer’s Market begins Sunday, Nov. 1st, presented by Mercentil Commercebank at the Equestrian Center, 8350 Ranch Road.  Takes place from 9:00am till 1:00pm. Click here for more details Farmer’s Market at the Equestrian Center

Senior in Class Program: Senior Self-Defense TUES, NOV 2
Evolution Martial Arts School will teach class participants several defense techniques.  This class is free of charge to Parkland residents 62 and older and will take place in the Parkland Library from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM.  Click here for more details Senior Programs

Winter Talent Showcase Auditions:  NOV 3, 4, 10, 17

Parkland’s Teen Advisory Group will be hosting its Third Annual Holiday Show at Aston Gardens showcasing local talent for the Aston Gardens’ residents. We are looking for local talent of all ages to perform.  Auditions will be held on Nov. 3rd, 4th, 10th, & 17th from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM at the Parkland Amphitheater.  Please call to schedule an audition time.  Click here for more details Teen Advisory Group

Craft Show:  DATE CHANGED TO DEC 6th

Join us at the Parkland Farmer’s Market on Dec. 6th as we feature handmade arts and crafts for sale by local artisans. Click here for more details Upcoming Special Events

Senior Overnight Trip to Key West, Florida:  FEB 8 & FEB 9

This is an ALL-Inclusive trip – some destinations include the Hemingway House, Wrecker’s Museum, Mallory Square, Key West Lighthouse.  Cost: $290.00 per person/advanced registration Payment is required.  Limited to 50 participants, ages 50 and older.  Click here for more details Senior Programs

Library News

Spooktacular Halloween Storytime (ages 3 to 7) THUR, OCT 29

3:30 pm in the Library, Come in costume and celebrate Halloween with two Wacky Witches as they tell spooky stories and sing silly songs.  Click here for more details Library Special Events

Author Showcase:  SAT, NOV 7th

A local panel of authors will briefly speak about their books, followed by a meet and greet.  Audience members will have the opportunity to talk with the authors and purchase autographed books.  Registration is required.  Click here for more details Parkland Library Book Discussions

Creative Kids; Native American Craft:  MON, NOV 9th at 4:00 PM

Celebrate Native Americans this month by creating a 3-D paper Totem Pole.  Craft for Ages 8 and up.  Registration is required.  Click here for more details Library Special Events

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Posted by Andrea Freygang on Oct 26 2009. Filed under Broward County, Culture, Families, Health, Local news, Parkland. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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