Calendar of Events - January 2013
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All Events:
Tuesday, January 01, 2013 - Thursday, January 31, 2013

Skate Las Olas

Starts:

Friday, November 23, 2012

Ends:

Sunday, January 06, 2013

Description:

Skating rink will be installed on the Hotel Lawn.

Start Time:

4:00 PM

End Time:

9:00 PM

Location:

Riverside Hotel Lawn

Contact:

Vann Padgett

Phone:

954-463-5630

Cypress Creek Round Up

Starts:

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Ends:

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Description:

Food Truck event every Wednesday from December till March.

Start Time:

5:00 PM

End Time:

9:00 PM

Location:

6001 Powerline Road

Contact:

Brett Chiavari

Phone:

954-821-8186

77th Annual College Swimming Coaches Association Forum

Starts:

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Ends:

Monday, January 14, 2013

Description:

Over 1,500 student-athletes from 40 NCAA Divison I, II, and III swimming & diving teams will participate in the event that includes a variety of competitions and training sessions. The College Swim Forum began in 1935 at the Casino Pool on Fort Lauderdale Beach when Colgate University traveled to South Florida in search of a warm place to practice during winter break - making Fort Lauderdale famous for swimming around the world.

Start Time:

6:00 AM

End Time:

10:00 PM

Location:

Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex

Phone:

954-828-4580

Ticket Price:

Free to public spectators

Mike Pepe 1 Meter Meet

Date:

Thursday, January 03, 2013

Time:

12:00PM

Location:

Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex

Phone:

(954) 828-4580

Ticket Price:

Free to Public Spectators

Sponsor:

College Swimming Coaches Association Forum

All about the Core- Exercise Class

Date:

Thursday, January 03, 2013

Description:

Core conditioning and Strength training for better health and posture. Class utilizes stability balls, and includes, yoga and pilates exercises. 1st class is free!

Start Time:

8:30AM

End Time:

9:30AM

Location:

Croissant Park Community Center

Contact:

Lisa Thomas

Phone:

954-468-1487

Ticket Price:

$70 for a 10 visit pass

Notre Dame Fighting Irish Bowl Celebrations

Starts:

Friday, January 04, 2013

Ends:

Monday, January 07, 2013

Description:

Event planned in the parkinhg lot to watch and celebrate the BCS National Championship Game.

Start Time:

6:00 PM

End Time:

11:00 PM

Location:

Maguires Hill 16 535 North Andrews Ave

Contact:

Martina Gregory

Phone:

954-764-4453

Coral Ridge Green Market

Starts:

Saturday, January 05, 2013

Ends:

Saturday, March 30, 2013

Description:

Vendors selling fruits, vegetables, plants & flowers.

Start Time:

9:00 AM

End Time:

2:00 PM

Location:

3000 N. Federal Hwy

Contact:

Rachel O''Neill

Phone:

954-426-8436

ISHOF Open Water Swim

Date:

Saturday, January 05, 2013

Description:

Entry fee: $20 for College and Age Group swimmers $30 for Masters swimmers

Time:

9:30AM

Fort Lauderdale Rough Water Swim

Date:

Saturday, January 05, 2013

Description:

One Mile Swim on Fort Lauderdale Beach. Registration, awards and sponsors.

Start Time:

9:30 AM

End Time:

11:30 AM

Location:

DC Alexander Park

Contact:

Bob Duenkel

Phone:

954-462-6536

The Biggest Loser 5K

Date:

Sunday, January 06, 2013

Description:

5K running & walking event.

Start Time:

7:30 AM

End Time:

11:00 AM

Location:

Huizenga Plaza

Contact:

Rick Stern

Phone:

954-444-9046

Las Olas Gourmet Market

Starts:

Sunday, January 06, 2013

Ends:

Sunday, March 31, 2013

Description:

Vendors selling fruit, vegetables, plants & flowers

Start Time:

9:00 AM

End Time:

2:00 PM

Location:

SE 12th ave on Las Olas Blvd.

Contact:

Rachel O''Neill

Phone:

954-426-8436

All about the Core- Exercise Class

Date:

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

Description:

Core conditioning and Strength training for better health and posture. Class utilizes stability balls, and includes, yoga and pilates exercises. 1st class is free!

Start Time:

8:30AM

End Time:

9:30AM

Location:

Croissant Park Community Center

Contact:

Lisa Thomas

Phone:

954-468-1487

Ticket Price:

$70 for a 10 visit pass

Bob Mowerson Sprint Meet

Date:

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

Time:

2:00PM

Location:

Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex

Phone:

(954) 828-4580

Ticket Price:

Free to Public Spectators

Sponsor:

College Swimming Coaches Association Forum

Bim Stults Diving Meet (1&3meter)

Date:

Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Time:

1:00PM

Location:

Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex

Phone:

(954) 828-4580

Ticket Price:

Free to Public Spectators

Sponsor:

College Swimming Coaches Association Forum

All about the Core- Exercise Class

Date:

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Description:

Core conditioning and Strength training for better health and posture. Class utilizes stability balls, and includes, yoga and pilates exercises. 1st class is free!

Start Time:

8:30AM

End Time:

9:30AM

Location:

Croissant Park Community Center

Contact:

Lisa Thomas

Phone:

954-468-1487

Ticket Price:

$70 for a 10 visit pass

Gun and Knife Show

Starts:

Saturday, January 12, 2013

Ends:

Sunday, January 13, 2013

Description:

Dealers and private collectors from across the state exhibit at this show. Concealed weapons classes held at 10 am and 2 pm both days. $49 cash or check for class, $14 for picture, notary and finger printing

Location:

800 NE 8 St.

Contact:

Joe Stegh

Phone:

3309636964

Ticket Price:

8.00 for adults, 7.00 w/coupon, 12 & under free w/adult

Website:

www.suncoastgunshows.com

Other Info:

Saturday 9AM - 5PM Sunday 10AM - 5PM

Tap-N-Run 4K

Date:

Saturday, January 12, 2013

Description:

A fun and non-traditional race where participants receive beer on the 4K Race course at four different locations.

Start Time:

5:00 PM

End Time:

7:00 PM

Location:

SW 3rd Ave & SW 2nd St

Contact:

Michael Clemons

Phone:

502-653-4940

Las Olas Bluesfest

Starts:

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Ends:

Sunday, January 20, 2013

Description:

Bluesfest live entertainment, food and drinks.

Start Time:

5:00 PM

End Time:

11:00 PM

Location:

Riverside Hotel Lawn

Contact:

Mark Semple

Phone:

954-377-0971

Fort Lauderdale Orchid Show

Starts:

Friday, January 18, 2013

Ends:

Sunday, January 20, 2013

Description:

Orchid show and sale

Location:

800 NE 8 Street

Contact:

Michael Schaberl

Phone:

9545633548

Ticket Price:

5.00 presale, 10.00 at the door, 12 & under free w/adult

Website:

www.flos.org

Other Info:

Friday 10AM - 7PM Saturday 10AM - 7PM Sunday 10AM - 6PM

City Double Tennis Championships

Starts:

Saturday, January 19, 2013

Ends:

Sunday, January 20, 2013

Description:

Enter by January 12.

Location:

Jimmy Evert Tennis Center

Phone:

954-828-5355

Website:

http://fortlauderdale.gov/tennis/pdf/JETC_Doubles_Tournament.pdf

Where the Cars Are

Starts:

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Ends:

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Description:

Display of Antique Cars with recorded music.

Start Time:

6:00 PM

End Time:

9:00 PM

Location:

Riverside Hotel Lawn

Contact:

James Wright

Phone:

954-771-0729

SE Florida Chamber Exp Home Show

Starts:

Saturday, January 26, 2013

Ends:

Sunday, January 27, 2013

Description:

Home and Art Show/Business Expo

Start Time:

10:00 AM

End Time:

6:00 PM

Location:

800 NE 8 Street

Contact:

Gino Alessio

Phone:

9547757144

Ticket Price:

Free Admission

Website:

www.sfcc.com

33311 Walk You are Not Alone

Date:

Saturday, January 26, 2013

Description:

Walk educating the public about the community statistics affecting our youth and inspiring youg men.

Start Time:

9:00 AM

End Time:

3:00 PM

Location:

Carter Park- 1450 W. Sunrise Blvd

Contact:

Marlene Lopes

Phone:

954-763-5010

Full Moon Night Sight

Date:

Saturday, January 26, 2013

Description:

Ever wonder what comes out to play when it gets dark? Come out to Snyder Park and take a unique, full moon guided tour with education on local nocturnal wildlife of South Florida.

Time:

6:00 PM

Location:

Snyder Park, 3299 SW 4th Avenue

Phone:

954-828-4341

Ticket Price:

Free

E-mail:

tstilphen@fortlauderdale.gov

Sponsor:

City of Fort Lauderdale

Website:

http://www.fortlauderdale.gov/life/guides.htm

Household Hazardous Waste & Medication Take Back Events

Date:

Sunday, January 27, 2013

Description:

City of Fort Lauderdale and Broward County residents are invited to safely dispose of their household hazardous waste, electronics and unused, unwanted or expired medications at the one-day Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection and Medication Take Back Events.

Start Time:

8:00 AM

End Time:

3:00 PM

Location:

301 N Andrews Avenue in Fort Lauderdale (NEW LOCATION)

Phone:

954-828-8000

Ticket Price:

No charge. Proof of Broward County residency required for HHW drop off only.

Sponsor:

City of Fort Lauderdale and Broward County Solid Waste and Recycling Services

Website:

http://www.fortlauderdale.gov/news/2012/med_take_back_hhw_day.htm

Other Info:

For more information, please contact the City of Fort Lauderdale's 24-hour Customer Service Center at 954-828-8000, online at www.fortlauderdale.gov/customerservice or use LauderServ, the City's Android app. You may also call Broward County’s hotline at 954-765-4999 or visit or visit the County’s web site at www.broward.org/wasteandrecycling.

Trawler Fest Fort Lauderdale 2013

Starts:

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Ends:

Saturday, February 02, 2013

Description:

Boat Show featuring Trawler vessals.

Start Time:

10:00 AM

End Time:

5:00 PM

Location:

Bahia Mar Yatching Center

Contact:

Cynthia Salvatore

Phone:

410-990-9086