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Halloween events in Broward 2010

Snyder Park Halloween Poster Family

This is a work in progress, so check back regularly as events are added to this list! Email Halloween/Fall festival events to . Click here to enter our Halloween Costume Contest. Post your best pics of Halloweens past to win a four-pack of to the Halloween Festival at Snyder Park. Coconut Creek Halloween Business Expo [...]

September 20th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Coral Springs,Dania,Davie,Deerfield Beach,Events,Fort Lauderdale,Holiday,Hollywood,Lauderdale Lakes,Lauderdale by the Sea,Lauderhill,Local news,Miami,Miramar,North Lauderdale,Oakland Park,Palm Beach,Parkland,Pembroke Park,Pembroke Pines,Plantation,Pompano Beach,Southwest Ranches,Sunrise,Tallahassee,Tamarac,West Park,Weston,cooper city,margate,wilton manors | Read More »

Seniors living on less than $600/mo get a helping hand


With over 30,000 seniors in Broward County living below the poverty line, the Pantry of Broward is doing its part to try to help this community. Since its inception two years ago, the Pantry helps over 500 individuals a month, primarily with food, but also with referral services to other agencies. “Hunger usually brings them [...]

November 24th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Non-profit organizations | Read More »

Head To Head Beer Competition Goes Pro With The Florida Marlins

What:              Raising funds for the Florida Marlins Community Foundation, fifty (50) beer connoisseurs will unite at Whole Foods Market in Coral Springs to judge the best of the best from eight carefully selected beers.  In honor of baseball’s playoffs, the tasting competition will be in playoff format, putting the best beers up against each other. [...]

October 18th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Coral Springs,Events,Local news | Read More »

Teachers’ union officials claim school officials allegedly violating employees’ Constitutional rights

Imagine sending an e-mail message to your elected School Board of Broward County representative, telling them your concerns, asking for their help – not once, not twice, but three times – and waiting for a response that never comes. “I know that you are under a great deal of pressure at this time to do what’s [...]

October 17th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Schools | Read More »

Boca JCC announces 2009-2010 line-up of events

following is the calendar of art events for the Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center (www.levisjcc.org) for the 2009-2010 season. The JCC is located at 9801 Donna Klein Blvd., Boca. 19th Annual Book & Author Luncheon WHAT:              Two best-selling authors will discuss their works of literature.  Attending this year will be Jeffrey Zaslow (author [...]

October 13th, 2009 | Posted in Art,Families,Local news,Non-profit organizations,Palm Beach | Read More »

Broward Sheriff’s Office arrests second BSO deputy for extortion

Fausto Tejero

Broward Sheriff’s Office detectives have arrested a second deputy for his involvement in a drug-related extortion scheme. Deputy Fausto “TJ” Tejero was arrested Friday evening (10/9/09) on charges of armed burglary, extortion, bribery and unlawful compensation – the same counts as Detective Manuel Silva, who was arrested one week earlier (10/2/09). (See story here) On [...]

October 12th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | Read More »

Tamarac to honor local Broward hero who saved three lives

The City of Tamarac’s Mayor and Commission will proclaim October 14, 2009 as Maria Londono Day in recognition of her heroic actions in saving the lives of three individuals. On the morning of April 2, 2009, Ms. Londono arrived at work at the home of her employer, Lillian Corenthal, to find a harrowing scene – [...]

October 12th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Fire/police,Local news | Read More »

Water bill eventually going up again in Broward?


Broward County commissioners are expected to vote Tuesday on limiting landscape irrigation watering to two days a week. The vote, which would direct the county attorney to create an ordinance to amend language already in county code, would restrict irrigation watering. According to documents from the county,”the action reinforces Broward County’s commitment to the conservation [...]

October 12th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Environmental,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Water management | Read More »

BSO jails to be recognized

Dealing with criminals is not a glamorous job, but it’s putting the Broward Sheriff’s Office in the spotlight as it’s recognized for being the very best! The National Commission on Correctional Health Care will present the BSO Department of Detention with their Facility of the Year Award during their National Convention in Orlando on October [...]

October 11th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Fire/police,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | Read More »

Broward superintendent to start vlogging

Broward County Public Schools debuted last week Superintendent James F. Notter’s Vlog (video blog) on the District’s Web site, (www.browardschools.com). Mr. Notter’s Vlog will be utilized to keep staff members and the local community informed about the great things happening in schools and to address important issues that impact the District and the education of [...]

October 11th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Schools | Read More »

Chocolate extravaganza


The kitchen at Hugh’s Culinary in Oakland Park was hopping Friday night as guests joined Chef Hugh in the kitchen. Part of a unique, annual fundraiser for Broward Meals on Wheels, guests not only participated in auctions to help raise funds for the local non-profit, but also had fun creating meals in Hugh’s large kitchen [...]

October 10th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Non-profit organizations,Oakland Park,Taste Broward | Read More »

Halloween events in Broward

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CLICK HERE FOR 2010 Coconut Creek GHOSTS AND GOBLINS FAMILY FUN NIGHT Fern Forest Nature Center For ages 2 to 11 accompanied by an adult 6 to 8 p.m. , Oct. 30 Free (nominal fee for crafts and photographs). Activities include a costume contest, games and prizes, arts and crafts (nominal fee), photos in the [...]

October 9th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Coral Springs,Culture,Dania,Davie,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Holiday,Local news,Miramar,Music,Oakland Park,Plantation,Seminole Casinos,Sunrise | Read More »

Private antique collection from Civil War on displayed during children’s fundraiser Oct. 10


Tour the “Our Backyard Museum,” a private antique collection of Americana from Civil War through World War II. On Saturday night, the Big Bike Riders Children’s Foundation of Florida is hosting the 2nd Annual Celebration of  Smiles Party on Saturday, Oct. 10, at 7 p.m. The event at Our Backyard Museum (www.ourbackyardmuseum.com) is expected [...]

October 9th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Culture,Events,Health,Local news,Music,Non-profit organizations,Plantation | Read More »

Bonnet House Begins its 2009 Lecture Series in November

Bonnet House Museum & Gardens begins its 2009 Lecture Series Monday, November 9th with an evening lecture from 7pm – 8:30pm. The first of four lectures is titled “Dining Out 2000 Years Ago” with Michelle Williams, Ph.D., RPA, Director, Southeast Region, Florida Public Archaeology Network at FAU. This lecture will explore the various plants utilized [...]

October 8th, 2009 | Posted in Art,Broward County,Culture,Events,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | Read More »

SFWMD Extends Hydrologic Monitoring Agreements

The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board has renewed two long-standing cooperative agreements with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to continue hydrologic monitoring across the District’s 16-county region. Under the agreements, the USGS Integrated Science Centers in Fort Lauderdale and Orlando will collect and share data from more than 570 monitoring stations throughout [...]

October 8th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Environmental,Everglades,Local news,Water management | Read More »

Home Preservation & Foreclosure Prevention Workshop in Miramar

Housing Foundation of America and the City of Miramar invites you to a free workshop where you will gain the tools to preserve your home and prevent foreclosure. Housing Foundation of America and the City of Miramar will host a Home Preservation and Foreclosure Prevention workshop on Saturday October 17, 2009 at the Sunset Lakes [...]

October 8th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Business,Families,Local news,Miramar,Real Estate | Read More »

The Castaways Perform At The City Of Coconut Creek

The City of Coconut Creek Parks & Recreation Department welcomes THE CASTAWAYS to the Band Shell at the Coconut Creek Community Center to perform at the Home Grown Concert on Friday, November 13, 2009. The Castaways will perform 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  The concert is free.   The Castaways are a trio who perform everything [...]

October 8th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Culture,Events,Local news,Music | Read More »

Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale’s October 15 FREE Third Thursday Event: Special Screening of Award Winning Film “Play The Game”


WHAT: The Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale, Nova Southeastern University, continues its FREE Third Thursday monthly event series with a special screening of “Play The Game” the 2008 Winner of the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival’s Audience Award. The 105 minute film features a cast of Andy Griffith, Paul Campbell, Doris Roberts, Marla Sokoloff, [...]

October 8th, 2009 | Posted in Art,Broward County,Culture,Events,Fort Lauderdale | Read More »

Annual Miramar health and wellness expo

The City of Miramar presents our Annual Health and Wellness Expo. This exciting event will be held on Friday, October 16th, 2009 from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Miramar Multi-Service Complex, located at 6700 Miramar Parkway, Miramar, Fl 33023. This year’s theme is “Fall into Good Health”, and is FREE for the entire community. This [...]

October 8th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Events,Health,Local news,Miramar | Read More »

Hollywood to Welcome Inbound Trade Mission from Costa Rica on Tuesday, October 20

The City of Hollywood in partnership with the Florida Foreign Trade Association and the Broward Alliance will host a group of business owners and representatives from Costa Rica on Tuesday, October 20, 2009.  A welcome ceremony for the delegation will take place at 9:30 a.m. at Hollywood City Hall, in Room 219, located at 2600 [...]

October 7th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Business,Local news | Read More »

Father of Broward mayor arrested for assaulting her with gun


Ed Portner, father of Broward Mayor Stacy Ritter was arrested late Tuesday evening after he threatened her with a gun. According to police reports, Portner, of  Tamarac, went to his daughter’s house in Parkland, brandished a gun and forced into the house. Once inside, Ritter was able to sneak off to get a glass of [...]

October 7th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Parkland | Read More »

Wasserman-Schultz on breast cancer awareness

In the ten seconds it took you to read this far, you could be scheduling a mammogram. By now, you could be teaching your daughter about breast self awareness. And in the thirty seconds it took you to read up to here, you could make sure your friend knows her family history of breast cancer. [...]

October 7th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Health,Local news | Read More »

Ft Lauderdale defers FPL decision till Oct. 20

Fort Lauderdale commissioners unanimously voted to defer a franchise agreement with FPL for at least another two weeks while the commission  seeks more information and allows for more public input. Numerous residents spoke against the planned 30-year contract despite the fact that discussions on the issue didn’t begin till close till midnight and went until [...]

October 6th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Environmental,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | Read More »

Galactic, other concerts coming up at Revolution Live

GALACTIC with JJ GREY & MOFRO on Saturday, January 9, 2010 at 9 p.m. at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd. With the release of their sixth album, From the Corner to the Block, the five-man group GALACTIC – drummer Stanton Moore, bassist Robert Mercurio, saxophonist/harmonica player Ben Ellman, keyboardist Richard Vogel, and guitarist Jeff [...]

October 6th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Culture,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Music | Read More »

School Board Member Robin Bartleman Named FSCA Counselor Advocate of the Year


Broward County Public Schools Board member Robin Bartleman has been named this year’s recipient of the Counselor Advocate of the Year Award, presented by the Florida School Counselor Association (FSCA)  Professional Recognition Committee. Bartleman will receive the award at the Florida School Counselor Association Awards Dinner on Friday, October 30 (7-9:30 p.m.) at the Renaissance [...]

October 6th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Schools | Read More »

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