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Twenty-Nine New Florida Master Gardeners to Serve Broward County

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Twenty-nine Broward residents recently passed written and laboratory exams at the UF-IFAS/Broward County Extension Office in Davie as the culmination of their intensive 14-week, 112-hour lecture, laboratory and field Master Gardener training. They join the ranks of 183 active Florida Master Gardeners, bringing the total serving the County to 212.

February 8th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,College,Environmental,Local news,Schools | Read More »

JOHN HIATT – February 27 LIVE AT THE PAVILION Seminole Casino Coconut Creek


The musical brilliance of this “American Elvis Costello” includes his amazing songwriting covered by Bob Dylan, Bonnie Raitt, Eric Clapton, B.B. King, Willie Nelson, Jimmy Buffett, Mandy Moore, Jewel, and many others.

February 4th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Events,Local news,Music,Seminole Casinos | Read More »

Job and Resources Fair To Be Held on February 17 at Broward College

Broward County Community Action Agency, Broward College and Work Force One have joined forces to present a Career and Resources Job Fair Expo. The free event will take place on

February 1st, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,College,Employment,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | Read More »

BSO donates two truck loads supplies to Food for the Poor

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Since BSO announced it was teaming up with Food For the Poor to help collect donations for those affected by the tragedy in Haiti the community has stepped up and showed up at BSO and Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue locations throughout the county with their contributions.

January 24th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Fire/police,Fort Lauderdale,International relations,Local news,Non-profit organizations | Read More »

Professional Roller Derby Bout Coming Jan. 30 to Seminole Casino Coconut Creek

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Seminole Casino Coconut Creek will present a professional roller derby bout between the Gold Coast Derby Grrls (GCDG) versus Axles of Annihilation of the Oregon Rose City Roller Girls League, from Portland Ore. on January 30 in the casino’s parking lot at 8 p.m. Tickets are only $8 in advance at the casino’s cashier’s cage; [...]

January 19th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Events,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Seminole Casinos,Sports | Read More »

“Seminole Haiti Relief Crank It Up” at Seminole Casinos to Raise Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars for Haiti Earthquake Relief

Seminole Gaming employees use a forklift to load a pallet of earthquake relief supplies into a trailer bound for Haiti as part of the “Hearts to Haiti” earthquake relief program organized by the Seminole Tribe of Florida and Seminole Gaming. Trailers are set up to store public donations at the southwest corner of Stirling Road and State Road 7.

Much-needed money for earthquake relief in Haiti is already adding up, thanks to a new program unveiled today at Seminole Casinos around Florida.  Hundreds of thousands of dollars are expected to be raised through thousands of customer contributions and a guaranteed donation of $100,000 from Seminole Gaming.

January 18th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Fort Lauderdale,Hollywood,International relations,Local news,Non-profit organizations,Seminole Casinos | Read More »

Rent a Shelter at Tradewinds Park and Get 50% Off Trail Rides at the Park’s Stables

What makes Tradewinds Park Stables “the mane attraction”? Deals like this one: Rent any shelter at the park, and you’ll automatically qualify for a 50 percent discount off two or more guided trail rides at the stables complex on the north side of the park, located in Coconut Creek.

January 8th, 2010 | Posted in Animals,Broward County,Coconut Creek,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Recreation | Read More »

Coconut Creek adopts city green plan

Coconut Creek City Commissioners adopted a City Green Plan at their Commission meeting held on December 10, 2009.  The Green Plan will guide the City’s commitment toward sustainability with the adoption of a City green image, the identification of sustainable themes, a range of action steps, and a method for annual monitoring.

January 5th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Environmental,Local news | Read More »

A month of comedy at Seminole Coconut Creek Casino

G. David Howard – “the funniest man alive” according to the Guinness Book of World Records – will bring his comedy to the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek on Jan. 7 at 8 p.m. Comedian Scott White will be the featured performer. General admission $10 tickets are available at the casino’s cashier’s cage or at the [...]

January 4th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Events,Local news,Seminole Casinos | Read More »

Police Women of Broward County to appear Thursday night at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek’s Sweet Dreams Singles Party

Two Broward Sheriff’s Office detectives who star on the TLC Network reality show, “Police Women of Broward County,” will be featured at the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek 21-and-over Singles Party on Thurs. Dec. 17 from

December 16th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Events,Local news,Seminole Casinos,Taste Broward | Read More »

Broward high school graduation dates

Broward County Public Schools recently announced the 2009/10 year graduation dates and locations for its high schools and alternative education centers. Below is the list.

December 14th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Coral Springs,Dania,Davie,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Hallandale,Hollywood,Lauderdale Lakes,Lauderdale by the Sea,Lauderhill,Local news,Miramar,North Lauderdale,Oakland Park,Parkland,Pembroke Park,Pembroke Pines,Plantation,Pompano Beach,Sunrise,Tamarac,Weston,cooper city,margate,wilton manors | Read More »

Sweet Dreams begins tonight at Seminole Coconut Creek Casino

Seminole Casino Coconut Creek announces that it will present its third annual Sweet Dreams event in the Nectar lounge, Dec. 10 – 26 from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. To be held Thursdays through Saturdays over three weeks, the dates are Dec. 10, 11, 12; Dec. 17, 18, 19; and Dec. 24, 25, 26. Sweet [...]

December 10th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Holiday,Local news,Taste Broward | Read More »

January events in Broward County Parks


December 9th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Coral Springs,Dania,Davie,Events,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Hallandale,Holiday,Hollywood,Lauderdale Lakes,Lauderdale by the Sea,Lauderhill,Local news,Miramar,Oakland Park,Parkland,Pembroke Park,Pembroke Pines,Plantation,Pompano Beach,Recreation,Sports,Sunrise,Tamarac,Weston,cooper city,margate,wilton manors | Read More »

H1N1 update from Broward Health Department

Broward County Health Department is proud to report the progress of the H1N1 In-School Vaccination Campaign.  The campaign started on October 19, 2009 in Broward County Public Schools; the 6th largest school district in the United States.  This effort is a

December 5th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Families,Health,Local news,Schools | Read More »

Holiday Soiree brings fashion, food, music, fun!

Women looking for fashionable and uniquely elegant evening or casual wear perfect for the holidays are invited to attend Sara Mique’s Haute Holiday Soirée, an evening of informal modeling, live piano music, wine, Prosecco and hors d’oeuvres. Sara Mique, the New York City fashion house which recently relocated to Coconut Creek, has been creating unique, [...]

December 1st, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Culture,Events,Local news | Read More »

First Broward general public H1N1 vaccine clinic opens Nov. 30


Officials at the Broward County Health Department announced Broward County’s first H1N1 Vaccination Clinic which shall be open to all members of the public starting Monday, November 30, 2009 at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts, located at 2855 Coral Springs Drive in Coral Springs, 33065.   Free H1N1 vaccinations will be offered on this [...]

November 23rd, 2009 | Posted in Coconut Creek,Coral Springs,Dania,Davie,Events,Fort Lauderdale,Health,Hollywood,Lauderdale Lakes,Lauderdale by the Sea,Lauderhill,Local news,Miramar,North Lauderdale,Oakland Park,Parkland,Pembroke Park,Pembroke Pines,Plantation,Pompano Beach,Sunrise,Tamarac,Weston,cooper city,wilton manors | Read More »

Help clean up Broward parks during EcoAction Days

You can help the environment by volunteering to clean natural areas of garbage and invasive plants.  Broward County Parks has scheduled EcoAction Days running through May 2010. The workdays are held on the first Saturday of the month at Fern Forest Nature Center in Coconut Creek, the second Saturday of the month at Long Key [...]

November 19th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Dania,Davie,Environmental,Events,Fort Lauderdale,Hollywood,Local news,Recreation | Read More »

Fun With Creepy, Crawly Things Nov. 29

Fern Forest Nature Center in Coconut Creek concludes its Sunday Afternoon Nature Lecture Series, for all ages, on Sunday, November 29, in the nature center’s amphitheater. Each lecture in this fun and informative series lasts approximately one hour, followed by a question-and-answer session. Live animals will be used to emphasize the lecture topics, although there [...]

November 10th, 2009 | Posted in Animals,Broward County,Coconut Creek,Environmental,Families | Read More »

Healthcare summit includes discussion on reform, with updates from LeMieux, Wexler aide

The South Florida Economic Foundation in conjunction with the Health Financial Management Association (HFMA) and the American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management (AAHAM) will be hosting 2009 Healthcare Summit for South Florida on November 6, 2009 along with Broward College and Ana G. Mendez University Systems as proud sponsors. The event will take place on [...]

November 3rd, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Events,Health,Local news,National politics | Read More »

Public Meetings Scheduled for Input for Comprehensive Transit Plan

Broward County Transit (BCT) has scheduled a series of public meetings to gather input on future service plans. These community meetings represent one of the three phases of the Comprehensive Operational Analysis (COA), a comprehensive study and evaluation of BCT service operations. The three phases consists of service assessment, service evaluation and public participation. The [...]

November 1st, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Coral Springs,Events,Fort Lauderdale,Lauderdale Lakes,Local news,Pembroke Pines,Plantation,Transportation,cooper city,wilton manors | Read More »

Spooky business at first Coconut Creek Halloween Expo

It was a spooky gathering at The Coconut Creek Chamber of Commerce’s first Halloween Business Expo on Wednesday, October 28. Approximately fifty local businesses and social services agencies will disseminate  information and goodies from their booths. In addition, close to fifteen local restaurants participated in “A Taste of Coconut Creek.”  Foodies got to try  Bagel [...]

October 27th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Events,Holiday,Local news,Taste Broward | Read More »

Adult softball, flag football at Tradewinds Park

Softball Registration at Tradewinds Park WHAT: Tradewinds Park in Coconut Creek is now accepting teams for the winter season of Softball, for ages 18 and up. The fee is $500 per team. For times and additional information, call the park weekdays at WHERE: Tradewinds Park 3600 W. Sample Rd., Coconut Creek WHEN: Registration [...]

October 20th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Local news,Recreation | Read More »

Coconut Creek rezoning properties to preserve green space

During a Coconut Creek Commission meeting held on October 8, 2009, the City Commission adopted on first reading several ordinances that will rezone nine properties from a Planned Unit Development, Planned Commerce District, Community Shopping District, or Agricultural Development to Parks and Recreation Districts.  The second reading (final adoption) of the ordinances will take place on October 22nd [...]

October 15th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Environmental,Local news,Recreation | 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 »

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 »

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