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Liberty Park Maintenance

Liberty Park will be closed from May 3rd – May 29th in order to complete annual maintenance.

Parks and Recreation News

Summer Camp Registration: Parkland Kids Camp & Teen Camp

The Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registration in person and by mail for the Summer Recreation Program for both residents and non-residents.  The Parkland Summer Recreation Kids and Teen Program are for children ages 5-14.  Registration forms and camp calendars are available to download on the city website or may be picked up at the Parkland Amphitheater.  Registration is on a first come first serve basis. Spots fill quickly, so register early. Camp sites locations are both Westglades Middle School and Heron Heights for the Elementary Program and Westglades Middle School for the Teen Program.  Click here for more details Parkland, FL – Summer Camp for Kids

NEW!  Art Classes for Adults, Teens & Children:  MON MAY 3

The City of Parkland Parks and Recreation Department is offering Art Classes for children, teens and adults on Mondays beginning in April.  The classes are held twice a month for each age group.  The fee for one class is $12 and for a five week series is $60.  Advance registration is required.  Click here for more details Parkland, FL – Art Classes

Healthy Lifestyle Program: Balance Hormones MAY 5

This program will be held one Wednesday of each month from 1:00 to 2:00 PM.  These free classes are held by instructors from the Acupuncture Wellness Center of Coral Springs. The subject of this month’s class is Balancing Hormones. This lecture will educate the audience about natural alternatives to address problems related to hormone imbalances and menopause.  Advanced registration is required.  Click here for more details Parkland, FL – Healthy Lifestyle Class

City of Parkland Concert Series:  America’s Rod-A Tribute to Rod Stewart at Pine Trails Park Amphitheater,   SAT MAY 22

The City of Parkland is proud to announce the performance of America’s Rod-A Tribute to Rod Stewart.  This performance will take place on Saturday, May 22nd, 2010 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm at the Pine Trails Park Amphitheater.  Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to join your neighbors for this spectacular FREE family event and performance.  No tents, pets or alcoholic beverages are allowed within the park.   Please contact Colleen O’Dea, Special Events Coordinator for more information at or .

Library News

Last Chance For Discount On Fines

If you owe money for old library fines, you can receive a 50% discount if you pay by May 15.  Payment via cash or check only.  If you have questions about your account, email

Tales to Tails:  THUR May 6 & 13,   4:30 pm

Come to the Parkland Library and read to Leyna. Children can gain confidence in their reading skills by reading to a pet therapy dog.  This program is for children 5 to 12 years old.   Registration required for each week, call   Click here for more details Parkland, FL – Activities and Events for Kids

CPR Class at the Library:   SAT MAY 8

American Heart Assoc certified from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm.  No fee, but registration is required, call

Used Book Sale and Coffee Bar:  SAT  MAY 8

In the Library lobby, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.  Sponsored by the Parkland Friends of the Library

Women and Nutrition with Pamela Ofstein:  TUES MAY 11, 10:00

Learn the latest in nutrition and diet for women.  Pam Ofstein MS, RD, LD/N is a registered and licensed dietitian, eDiets Director of Nutrition, Consultant Dietitian and writes a monthly column in Parkland Life magazine. Registration required.

“Max” Visits the Parkland Library:  TUES MAY 11,  3:30 pm

Celebrate Children’s Book Week at the Parkland Library!  Meet Rosemary Well’s famous storybook character and star of TV show Max and Ruby “Max”!  Children will hear some of his fun stories and hop around with him too.  Don’t forget to bring your camera. Registration required   Click here for more details Parkland, FL – Activities and Events for Kids

Time for Tea!   MON MAY 17,  11:00 am

Learn the history of tea and how to present a high tea with Barbara of the Orchid Tea Room.  Barbara the Tea Specialist has been studying tea since 2001 and has been certified by the Specialty Tea Institute of America.  Enjoy samples of organic teas from the Orchid Tea Room.  Tea sets on loan from various Parkland Residents will be displayed all month in the library.   Registration required.

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