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All Events:
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - Thursday, November 06, 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

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

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.

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

Halloween Party

Date:

Friday, October 31, 2014

Description:

Celebrating Halloween

Start Time:

5:00PM

End Time:

2:00AM

Location:

SW 2nd Ave between SW 2nd Street and the alley

Contact:

Chad Zahn

Phone:

954-523-3233

Halloween Block Party

Date:

Friday, October 31, 2014

Description:

DJ & beverages

Start Time:

8:00PM

End Time:

12:00AM

Location:

SW 2nd Ave from Broward Blvd south to SW 2nd Street

Contact:

Mauro Garrido

Phone:

954-713-6373

Hunter's Beach Bar Halloween Costume Contest

Date:

Friday, October 31, 2014

Description:

Costume contest, live music food & beverage.

Start Time:

11:00AM

End Time:

11:00PM

Location:

235-237 Almond Ave

Contact:

John Ramirez

Phone:

504-250-6868

Victoria Park Halloween Block Party

Date:

Friday, October 31, 2014

Description:

Halloween Block Party

Start Time:

5:30PM

End Time:

8:30PM

Location:

NE 12th Ave between NE 4th- 6th street

Contact:

Tara Horvitz

Phone:

954-610-5142

Fall Festival

Date:

Friday, October 31, 2014

Description:

Community celebration

Start Time:

5:00PM

End Time:

9:00PM

Location:

YMCA NW 14th Terrace

Contact:

Adamma Ducille

Phone:

954-357-0276

Halloween Rod Run

Date:

Saturday, November 01, 2014

Description:

Car Show

Start Time:

10:00AM

End Time:

4:00PM

Location:

Huizenga Plaza 32 East Las Olas Blvd

Contact:

Keith Pisut

Phone:

954-647-6610

National Marine Suppliers Customer Appreciation Party

Date:

Saturday, November 01, 2014

Description:

Food & beverage

Start Time:

6:00PM

End Time:

2:00AM

Location:

Las Olas Riverfront 300 SW 1st Ave

Contact:

Tom Rowe

Phone:

954-764-0975

Day of the Dead

Date:

Saturday, November 01, 2014

Description:

Food trucks

Start Time:

7:00PM

End Time:

12:00AM

Location:

SW 3rd Ave & Broward Blvd south SW 2nd Street

Contact:

Brando Garcia

Phone:

954-449-1025

Souls to the Polls

Date:

Sunday, November 02, 2014

Description:

Bring awareness to the community for voter participation.

Start Time:

2:00PM

End Time:

4:00PM

Location:

NW 6th Street from 1321 to 2650

Contact:

Sharonda Placide

Phone:

954-321-2705

Healthy Living Better Health Fair

Date:

Sunday, November 02, 2014

Description:

Health Fair

Start Time:

1:00PM

End Time:

5:30PM

Location:

Fort Lauderdale Seventh day Adventist Church 850 Davie Blvd

Contact:

Pauline Douglas

Phone:

954-746-9004

Youth Swimming Lessons at Bass Pool-Session IV

Starts:

Monday, November 03, 2014

Ends:

Thursday, November 13, 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

Water Safety Instructor Course

Starts:

Monday, November 03, 2014

Ends:

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Description:

If you are at least 16 years old and a proficient swimmer, you can become an American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor. This approximately 30-hour course will help you teach skills that may save a life, gain terrific work experience as an aquatics professional, earn money or join a volunteer team while you help people learn valuable skills. In addition you will learn organizational and presentation skills that will help you in any career and make a difference in people’s lives. Whether you want to splash around with kids and teach them to swim, help children and adults refine their strokes or teach diving safety techniques, you can do it as an American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor. PRE-REQUISITES: Minimum age of 16. Fundamentals of Instructor Training Course (FIT). Demonstrate swimming skills consistent with the Stroke Performance Charts, Level 4, by swimming the following strokes: Front Crawl - 25 yards Back Crawl - 25 yards Breaststroke - 25 yards Elementary backstroke - 25 yards Sidestroke - 25 yards Butterfly - 15 yards Maintain position on back for 1 minute in deep water (floating or sculling) Tread water for 1 minute Class Times: Mon/Wed/Fri 6:00-10:00pm PRECOURSE: 10/27 at 6:00 p.m.

Start Time:

9:00 AM

End Time:

10:00 PM

Location:

Carter Park Aquatic Complex

Contact:

Des Shirley

Phone:

(954) 828-5407

Ticket Price:

$300 (scholarships available)

E-mail:

dshirley@fortlauderdale.gov

Website:

http://fortlauderdale.gov/webreg