Calendar of Events - October 2014
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All Events:
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - Thursday, October 30, 2014

SunTrust Sunday Jazz Brunch

Starts:

Sunday, January 05, 2014

Ends:

Sunday, December 07, 2014

Description:

SunTrust Sunday Jazz Brunch is an ideal way to relax and enjoy Fort Lauderdale’s scenic Riverwalk. This free, live, outdoor concert series brings the area’s best local jazz artists. Listen to the soulful sounds on four different stages on the first Sunday of each month from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend, including well-behaved, leashed pets. There is plenty of room to set up chairs, blankets and picnic baskets to experience the fabulous entertainment. Patrons can also stroll along the historic brick-lined walkway to enjoy live music while browsing items from local merchants and enjoying food from area restaurants. The SunTrust Sunday Jazz Brunch is sponsored by SunTrust and is produced by the City of Fort Lauderdale’s Parks and Recreation Department.

Start Time:

11:00 AM

End Time:

2:00 PM

Location:

Esplanade Park, 400 S.W. 2nd Street

Phone:

954-828-5363

Ticket Price:

Free

Sponsor:

SunTrust

Website:

http://www.fortlauderdale.gov/events/jazzbrunch/jazzbrunch.htm

Farmers Market at Broward Health Medical

Starts:

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Ends:

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Description:

Farmers Market on Tuesday's from September 2- December 2, 2014.

Start Time:

9:00AM

End Time:

3:00PM

Location:

Broward Health Center 1600 South Andrews Ave

Contact:

Iris Casanova

Phone:

305-318-6148

Youth and Adult Swimming Lessons at City of Fort Lauderdale Pools-Weekly Classes

Starts:

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Ends:

Monday, October 27, 2014

Description:

Once per week classes: Weekend morning and weekday afternoon swimming lessons for ages 6 months-adult offered at Croissant Pool and Riverland Pool. Classes meet for 30-45 minutes once a week for 8 weeks. Registration begins July 19th. For detailed information including class descriptions, times, pricing, and how to register please visit our website and click on the facility you wish to learn more about.

Start Time:

9:00AM

End Time:

7:00PM

Location:

City of Fort Lauderdale Pools

Contact:

Michael Braggiotti

Phone:

954-828-4589

Ticket Price:

$64-$120 per 8 week session

E-mail:

mbraggiotti@fortlauderdale.gov

Website:

http://www.fortlauderdale.gov/aquatics

Five Dollar Youth Swimming Lessons at Carter Park Pool

Starts:

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Ends:

Monday, October 27, 2014

Description:

Once per week classes: Saturday morning and Monday afternoon swimming lessons for ages 6 months-12 years offered at Carter Park Pool. Classes meet for 30 minutes once a week for 8 weeks. Registration begins July 19th. Lessons are offered at $5.00 per session for City of Fort Lauderdale residents and $7.50 for non-residents. For detailed information including class descriptions, times, pricing, and how to register please visit our website and click on the facility you wish to learn more about. For detailed information about the USA Swimming Foundation's "Make A Splash" grant, please visit www.usaswimming.org.

Start Time:

9:00AM

End Time:

7:00PM

Location:

Carter Park Aquatic Complex

Contact:

Michael Braggiotti

Phone:

954-828-4589

Ticket Price:

$64-$120 per 8 week session

E-mail:

mbraggiotti@fortlauderdale.gov

Website:

http://www.fortlauderdale.gov/aquatics

Pine Crest Cross Country Meets

Starts:

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Ends:

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Description:

Cross Country meets on September 11 & October 30, 2014.

Start Time:

3:30PM

End Time:

5:30PM

Location:

Mills Pond Park 2201 NW 9th Ave

Contact:

Paul Baur

Phone:

954-776-2187

Farmers Market at Whole Foods Market Fort Lauderdale

Starts:

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Ends:

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Description:

Farmers Market

Start Time:

4:00PM

End Time:

9:00PM

Location:

Whole Foods 2000 N. Federal Hwy

Contact:

Iris Casanova

Phone:

305-318-6148

Where the Cars Are

Starts:

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Ends:

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Description:

Antique Car Show Thursday's September 25, October 23, November 20, 2014.

Start Time:

6:00PM

End Time:

9:00PM

Location:

Riverside Hotel Lawn 620 East Las Olas Blvd

Contact:

James Wright

Phone:

954-232-3636

Elevate Beach workout

Starts:

Saturday, October 04, 2014

Ends:

Saturday, December 06, 2014

Description:

Beach Workout Saturday's October 4, November 1, & December 6, 2014.

Start Time:

10:00AM

End Time:

12:00PM

Location:

Fort Lauderdale Beach Park 1100 Seabreeze Blvd

Contact:

Mike Rafferty

Phone:

954-530-2328

Lifeguard Instructor Training

Starts:

Monday, October 06, 2014

Ends:

Monday, October 27, 2014

Description:

COURSE DESCRIPTION: To train instructor candidates to teach Lifeguard Training (including First Aid), CPR for the Professional Rescuer, Lifeguard Management, AED Essentials, Oxygen Administration for the Professional Rescuer, Preventing Disease Transmission, Community Water Safety and Basic Water Rescue. The training prepares instructor candidates by developing their understanding of how to use the course materials and methods, how to conduct training sessions and how to evaluate participants' progress. PREREQUISITES: Be at least 17 years of age by the last scheduled session of the instructor course. Possess a Fundamentals of Instructor Training certificate issued in the last 12 months or have a current Health and Safety Services Instructor Authorization (F5736 or C3005). Pass each section of the pre-course written exam with a score of 80 percent. Demonstrate competency in the skills evaluation. Classes times: Saturday: 9:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m. Monday / Wednesday: 6:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Start Time:

9:00 AM

End Time:

10:00 PM

Location:

Bass Park Pool

Contact:

Ken Roland

Phone:

(954) 828-6019

Ticket Price:

$300 (scholarships available)

E-mail:

kroland@fortlauderdale.gov

Website:

www.fortlauderdale.gov/webreg

Food in Motion Flagler Village Green Market

Starts:

Friday, October 10, 2014

Ends:

Friday, December 12, 2014

Description:

Green Market Friday's October 10th, November 14th & December 12, 2014.

Start Time:

5:00PM

End Time:

11:00PM

Location:

Peter Feldman Park 310 NW 6th Street

Contact:

Chris Gaidry

Phone:

954-785-7475

Fall Season Monday Night Adult Slow Pitch Softball

Starts:

Monday, October 13, 2014

Ends:

Monday, December 29, 2014

Description:

Join us for adult softball at Mills Pond Park. We have a division for you no matter your skill level. Contact your friends and start a team! Registration runs September 2nd - October 10th. Registrations after the date will be considered late and will be allowed if space is available. Games will begin the week of October 13th.

Start Time:

06:45PM

End Time:

09:45PM

Location:

Mills Pond Park

Contact:

Osmin Molina

Phone:

954-828-5386

Ticket Price:

$500

E-mail:

OMolina@fortlauderdale.gov

Website:

http://fortlauderdale.gov/cityparks/mills_pond/index.htm

Other Info:

10 game season. Playoff games for the top 4 teams in each division. 12 Individual award items for team members of the Season and Playoff Champs. Team plaques for the Season/Playoff Champion and Season Runner Up.

Fall Season Tuesday Night Adult Slow Pitch Softball

Starts:

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Ends:

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Description:

Join us for adult softball at Mills Pond Park. We have a division for you no matter your skill level. Contact your friends and start a team! Registration runs September 2nd - October 10th. Registrations after the date will be considered late and will be allowed if space is available. Games will begin the week of October 13th.

Start Time:

06:45PM

End Time:

09:45PM

Location:

Mills Pond Park

Contact:

Osmin Molina

Phone:

954-828-5386

Ticket Price:

$500

E-mail:

OMolina@fortlauderdale.gov

Website:

http://fortlauderdale.gov/cityparks/mills_pond/index.htm

Other Info:

10 game season. Playoff games for the top 4 teams in each division. 12 Individual award items for team members of the Season and Playoff Champs. Team plaques for the Season/Playoff Champion and Season Runner Up.

Fall Season Wednesday Night Adult Slow Pitch Softball

Starts:

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Ends:

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Description:

Join us for adult softball at Mills Pond Park. We have a division for you no matter your skill level. Contact your friends and start a team! Registration runs September 2nd - October 10th. Registrations after the date will be considered late and will be allowed if space is available. Games will begin the week of October 13th.

Start Time:

06:45PM

End Time:

09:45PM

Location:

Mills Pond Park

Contact:

Ronnie Lakatos

Phone:

954-828-8946

Ticket Price:

$500

E-mail:

RLakatos@fortlauderdale.gov

Website:

http://fortlauderdale.gov/cityparks/mills_pond/index.htm

Other Info:

10 game season. Playoff games for the top 4 teams in each division. 12 Individual award items for team members of the Season and Playoff Champs. Team plaques for the Season/Playoff Champion and Season Runner Up.

Fall Season Friday Night Adult Slow Pitch Softball

Starts:

Friday, October 17, 2014

Ends:

Friday, January 02, 2015

Description:

Join us for adult softball at Mills Pond Park. We have a division for you no matter your skill level. Contact your friends and start a team! Registration runs September 2nd - October 10th. Registrations after the date will be considered late and will be allowed if space is available. Games will begin the week of October 13th.

Start Time:

06:45PM

End Time:

09:45PM

Location:

Mills Pond Park

Contact:

Ronnie Lakatos

Phone:

954-828-8946

Ticket Price:

$500

E-mail:

RLakatos@fortlauderdale.gov

Website:

http://fortlauderdale.gov/cityparks/mills_pond/index.htm

Other Info:

10 game season. Playoff games for the top 4 teams in each division. 12 Individual award items for team members of the Season and Playoff Champs. Team plaques for the Season/Playoff Champion and Season Runner Up.

Garage Sale

Starts:

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Ends:

Saturday, December 06, 2014

Description:

Garage sales & car washes on Saturday's October 18th, November 22, & December 6, 2014.

Start Time:

8:00AM

End Time:

4:00PM

Location:

3280 West Broward Blvd

Contact:

Marcus Neloms

Phone:

954-504-3416

27th Annual Las Olas Art Fair

Starts:

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Ends:

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Description:

Art Fair on October 18-19, 2014, January 3-4, 2015, March 28-29, 2015.

Start Time:

10:00AM

End Time:

5:00PM

Location:

Las Olas Blvd between SE 6th 11th Ave

Contact:

Howard Allen

Phone:

561-746-6615

Youth Swimming Lessons at Bass Pool-Session III

Starts:

Monday, October 20, 2014

Ends:

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Description:

Monday-Thursday Classes: Weekday afternoon swimming lessons for ages 6 months-age 12 offered at Bass Pool. Classes meet for 30-45 minutes on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays for 2 weeks. Registration begins July 19th. For detailed information including class descriptions, times, pricing, and how to register please visit our website and click on the facility you wish to learn more about.

Start Time:

4:00PM

End Time:

7:00PM

Location:

Bass Park Pool

Contact:

Michael Braggiotti

Phone:

954-828-4589

Ticket Price:

$64-$120 per 8 class session

E-mail:

mbraggiotti@fortlauderdale.gov

Website:

http://www.fortlauderdale.gov/aquatics

Fall Season Thursday Night Adult Slow Pitch Softball

Starts:

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Ends:

Thursday, January 01, 2015

Description:

Join us for adult softball at Mills Pond Park. We have a division for you no matter your skill level. Contact your friends and start a team! Registration runs September 2nd - October 10th. Registrations after the date will be considered late and will be allowed if space is available. Games will begin the week of October 20th.

Start Time:

06:45PM

End Time:

09:45PM

Location:

Mills Pond Park

Contact:

Osmin Molina

Phone:

954-828-5386

Ticket Price:

$500

E-mail:

OMolina@fortlauderdale.gov

Website:

http://fortlauderdale.gov/cityparks/mills_pond/index.htm

Other Info:

10 game season. Playoff games for the top 4 teams in each division. 12 Individual award items for team members of the Season and Playoff Champs. Team plaques for the Season/Playoff Champion and Season Runner Up.

JetBlue Pigeon Race

Starts:

Friday, October 24, 2014

Ends:

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Description:

JetBlue digital pigeon race game.

Start Time:

7:00PM

End Time:

11:00PM

Location:

Riverside Hotel Lawn 620 East Las Olas Blvd

Contact:

Brian Cohen

Phone:

305-397-8420

Family Fun Ride and Moolight Movie in the Park

Date:

Friday, October 24, 2014

Description:

As part of our citywide Vision, Fort Lauderdale is committed to enhancing mobility, creating a more walkable, bikeable community, and promoting healthy active lifestyles. Neighbors are invited to join in this effort by participating in our first “Family Fun Ride and Moonlight Movie in the Park” on Friday, October 24 at 5:30 pm at Holiday Park, 1150 G. Harold Martin Drive. The free event will feature a slow paced, 5-mile neighborhood bike ride led by the Fort Lauderdale Police Department, followed by a family-friendly movie in the park.

Start Time:

5:30 PM

End Time:

9:30 PM

Location:

Holiday Park 1150 G. Harold Martin Drive, Fort Lauderdale

Ticket Price:

No charge

Website:

http://www.fortlauderdale.gov/news/2014/pdf/102414FamilyFunBikeRide.pdf

New Times 17th Annual Beerfest

Date:

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Description:

Beefest with vendors and entertainment.

Start Time:

5:00PM

End Time:

10:00PM

Location:

Esplanade Park 401 SW 2nd Street

Contact:

Jennifer Nealon

Phone:

305-571-7579

Antique and Collector Faire

Starts:

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Ends:

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Description:

Local and out-of-state dealers offering a wide range of quality antique furniture, silver, porcelain, antique and estate jewelry, bronzes, crystal pottery, paintings, prints, and much more.

Location:

800 NE 8 Street

Contact:

Dolphin Promotions

Phone:

954-563-6747

Ticket Price:

$6.00 good both days

Website:

http://www.dolphinfairs.com

Other Info:

Saturday 10 AM - 5 PM Sunday Noon - 5 PM

Trick or Treat on SW 2nd Street

Date:

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Description:

Street party with DJ, outside bars and costume contest.

Start Time:

8:00AM

End Time:

3:00AM

Location:

SW 2nd Street between SW 2nd and SW 3rd Ave

Contact:

Cristina Hudson

Phone:

954-468-1541

Elevate Beach workout

Starts:

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Ends:

Saturday, December 06, 2014

Description:

Beach workout October 25th & December 6, 2014

Start Time:

10:00AM

End Time:

12:00PM

Location:

Fort Lauderdale Beach Park 1100 Seabreeze Blvd

Contact:

Mike Rafferty

Phone:

954-530-2328

American Diabetes Association Step Out Walk

Date:

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Description:

Charity walk

Start Time:

7:30AM

End Time:

11:00AM

Location:

Huizenga Plaza 32 East Las Olas Blvd

Contact:

Chrissy Cohen

Phone:

954-772-8040