Calendar of Events - January 2014
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All Events:
Wednesday, January 01, 2014 - Friday, January 31, 2014

Fit Kidz Club

Starts:

Monday, August 19, 2013

Ends:

Thursday, June 05, 2014

Description:

The Fit Kidz Club is your passport to fun! Membership allows children to participate in an array of exciting programs throughout the school year at their neighborhood park. Children can enroll in our awesome after school programs or join their favorite Fit Kidz Sports Team. They can even do both – for one low price!

Location:

Various Parks and Recreation community centers

Phone:

954-828-7275

Website:

www.fortlauderdale.gov/fitkidz

26th Annual Las Olas Art Fairs

Starts:

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Ends:

Sunday, March 02, 2014

Description:

Art Fairs on October 19-20, 2013, January 4-5, 2014 & March 1-2, 2014.

Start Time:

10:00AM

End Time:

5:00PM

Location:

Las Olas Blvd between SE 6th 11th Ave

Contact:

Howard Allen

Phone:

561-746-6615

Skate Las Olas

Starts:

Friday, November 29, 2013

Ends:

Sunday, January 05, 2014

Description:

Ice skating rink with activities, entertainment and vendors.

Start Time:

4:00PM

End Time:

9:00PM

Location:

Riverside Hotel Lawn 620 East Las Olas Blvd

Contact:

Vann Padgett

Phone:

954-463-5630

Farmers Market at Broward Health Medical

Starts:

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Ends:

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Description:

Farmers Market

Start Time:

8:00AM

End Time:

3:00PM

Location:

Broward Health Medical 1600 South Andrews Ave

Contact:

Iris Casanova

Phone:

305-318-6148

Fort Lauderdale Beach Collector Car Show and Auction

Starts:

Friday, January 03, 2014

Ends:

Sunday, January 05, 2014

Description:

Auction starts Friday at Noon Saturday and Sunday 10:00 AM

Start Time:

9:00 AM

End Time:

6:00 PM

Location:

800 NE 8 St.

Contact:

Mr. David Rupp

Phone:

561-533-7945

Ticket Price:

$15 Adults $5 12 & under

Website:

http://www.ftlauderdaleauction.com

Fort Lauderdale Rough Water Swim

Date:

Saturday, January 04, 2014

Description:

Awards, refreshments and music.

Start Time:

9:30AM

End Time:

12:00PM

Location:

Terramar St and SE 5th St

Contact:

Bob Duenkel

Phone:

954-462-6536

Las Olas Sunday Market

Starts:

Sunday, January 05, 2014

Ends:

Sunday, March 02, 2014

Description:

Vendors and Arts & Crafts

Start Time:

9:00AM

End Time:

3:00PM

Location:

333 East Las Olas Blvd 111 East Las Olas Blvd

Contact:

Rachel O''Neill

Phone:

954-214-9933

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

Mankind Block Party

Date:

Friday, January 10, 2014

Description:

Food, drinks, cars & boats on display

Start Time:

6:00PM

End Time:

9:00PM

Location:

Mankind 501 SE 2nd Street

Contact:

Lee Garipoli

3rd Annual Stone Crab & Seafood Festival

Date:

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Description:

Come and enjoy the return of the Stone Crab & Seafood Festival, hosted by Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale and sponsored by Grille 401. Great seafood to taste, fun the for kids, and entertainment. It's a great way to spend a Saturday afternoon on Riverwalk at Esplanade Park.

Start Time:

11:00 AM

End Time:

5:00 PM

Location:

Esplanade Park on Riverwalk, 400 SW 2nd Street

Contact:

Cristina Hudson - Event Coordinator

Phone:

954-468-1541

Ticket Price:

FREE

E-mail:

cristina@goriverwalk.com

Gun and Knife Show

Starts:

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Ends:

Sunday, January 12, 2014

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 Street

Contact:

Joe Stegh

Phone:

330 963-6964

Website:

http://www.suncoastgunshows.com

Other Info:

$12.00 Adult Saturday 9AM - 5PM $11.00 w/coupon Sunday 10AM - 5PM 12 & under free w/adult

Water Safety Instructor Course

Starts:

Sunday, January 12, 2014

Ends:

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Description:

Learn skills needed to teach swimming lessons. Must pass a pre test.

Location:

Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex 501 Seabreeze Blvd Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Contact:

Jennifer Gigler

Phone:

954-828-4580

E-mail:

jgigler@fortlauderdale.gov

Website:

http://www.fortlauderdale.gov/flac/index.htm

Other Info:

Mondays & Wednesdays 6:00-10:00 p.m. Sundays 1:00-5:00 p.m. FEE: $300

Adult Softball- Competitive League

Starts:

Monday, January 13, 2014

Ends:

Monday, May 05, 2014

Description:

Join us for adult softball at Mills Pond Park. We have a division for you no matter your skill level. Start a team or join as a free agent. Registration is January 13th -February 28th. Registrations after the date will be considered late and will be allowed if space is available.

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

Adult Softball - Recreational League

Starts:

Monday, January 13, 2014

Ends:

Monday, May 05, 2014

Description:

Join us for adult softball at Mills Pond Park. Our Recreational League is now accepting team registrations. Our recreational league is offered to begginners only. Come and learn how to play the game. No Home Runs are allowed in this league. Start a team or join as a free agent. Registration is January 13th -February 28th. Registrations after the date will be considered late and will be allowed if space is available.

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

Monday Night Adult Softball - Recreational League

Starts:

Monday, January 13, 2014

Ends:

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Description:

Join us for adult softball at Mills Pond Park. Our Recreational League is now accepting team registrations. Our recreational league is offered to begginners only. Come and learn how to play the game. No Home Runs are allowed in this league. Start a team or join as a free agent. Registration is January 13th -February 28th. Registrations after the date will be considered late and will be allowed if space is available.

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. Playoffs games for the top 4 teams in each division. Individual award items for team members of the Season and Playoff Champs. Team plaques for the Season/Playoff Champion and Season Runner Up. Games times: 6:45pm, 7:45pm, 8:45pm, 9:45pm

Tuesday Night Adult Softball - Recreational League

Starts:

Monday, January 13, 2014

Ends:

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Description:

Join us for adult softball at Mills Pond Park. Our Recreational League is now accepting team registrations. Our recreational league is offered to begginners only. Come and learn how to play the game. No Home Runs are allowed in this league. Start a team or join as a free agent. Registration is January 13th -February 28th. Registrations after the date will be considered late and will be allowed if space is available.

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. Playoffs games for the top 4 teams in each division. Individual award items for team members of the Season and Playoff Champs. Team plaques for the Season/Playoff Champion and Season Runner Up. Games times: 6:45pm, 7:45pm, 8:45pm, 9:45pm

Thursday Night Adult Softball- Competitive League

Starts:

Monday, January 13, 2014

Ends:

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Description:

Join us for adult softball at Mills Pond Park. We have a division for you no matter your skill level. Start a team or join as a free agent. Registration is January 13th -February 28th. Registrations after the date will be considered late and will be allowed if space is available.

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

Wednesday Night Adult Softball- Competitive League

Starts:

Monday, January 13, 2014

Ends:

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Description:

Join us for adult softball at Mills Pond Park. We have a division for you no matter your skill level. Start a team or join as a free agent. Registration is January 13th -February 28th. Registrations after the date will be considered late and will be allowed if space is available.

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

Friday Night Adult Softball - Competitive Recreational League

Starts:

Monday, January 13, 2014

Ends:

Friday, March 21, 2014

Description:

Join us for adult softball at Mills Pond Park. We have a division for you no matter your skill level. Start a team or join as a free agent. Registration is January 13th -February 28th. Registrations after the date will be considered late and will be allowed if space is available.

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. Playoffs games for the top 4 teams in each division. Individual award items for team members of the Season and Playoff Champs. Team plaques for the Season/Playoff Champion and Season Runner Up. Games times: 6:45pm, 7:45pm, 8:45pm, 9:45pm

Sunday Adult Softball- Competitive League

Starts:

Monday, January 13, 2014

Ends:

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Description:

Join us for adult softball at Mills Pond Park. We have a division for you no matter your skill level. Start a team or join as a free agent. Registration is January 13th -February 28th. Registrations after the date will be considered late and will be allowed if space is available.

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

Fort Lauderdale Orchid Show

Starts:

Friday, January 17, 2014

Ends:

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Description:

Orchid show and sale

Location:

800 NE 8 Street

Contact:

Michael Schaberl

Phone:

954 563-3548

Ticket Price:

$8.00 Presale $12.00 At door 12 & under free w/adult

Website:

www.flos.org

Other Info:

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

Friday Night Tunes

Starts:

Friday, January 17, 2014

Ends:

Friday, May 16, 2014

Description:

3rd Friday of Each Month Enjoy a FREE concert series with a broad range of musical varieties featuring a different live performer each month! Bring your chairs, picnic blankets, and snacks to relax under the stars. From jazz to top 40, the Friday Night Tunes has it all.

Start Time:

7:00 PM

End Time:

10:00 PM

Location:

Carter Park, 1450 W. Sunrise Blvd

Phone:

954-828-5363

Ticket Price:

FREE

Website:

http://www.fortlauderdale.gov/friday

Downtown Street Dance

Date:

Saturday, January 18, 2014

Description:

Come and enjoy the return Fort Lauderdale Street Dance. Great food and drinks to purchase and live music to get your feet moving.

Start Time:

6:00 PM

End Time:

10:00 PM

Location:

Esplanade Park on Riverwalk, 400 SW 2nd Street

Contact:

Cristina Hudson - Event Coordinator

Phone:

954-468-1541

Ticket Price:

$5

E-mail:

cristina@goriverwalk.com

Sponsor:

Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale, Inc., the City of Fort Lauderdale, and the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society.

Youth and Adult Swimming Lessons at the Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex

Starts:

Saturday, January 18, 2014

Ends:

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Description:

Weekend morning and weekday afternoon swimming lessons for ages 6 months-adult. Classes meet for 30-45 minutes once a week for 8 weeks. Registration now open. For detailed information including class descriptions, times, pricing, and how to register please visit our website and click on "Swim Lessons" or call (954) 828-4589.

Start Time:

9:00AM

End Time:

6:00PM

Contact:

Michael Braggiotti

Phone:

954-828-4589

Ticket Price:

$64-$120 per 8 week session

E-mail:

mbraggiotti@fortlauderdale.gov

Website:

http://www.swimfortlauderdale.com

Youth and Adult Swimming Lessons at City of Fort Lauderdale Pools

Starts:

Saturday, January 18, 2014

Ends:

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Description:

Weekend morning and weekday afternoon swimming lessons for ages 6 months-adult offered at Carter, Croissant, and Riverland Pool. Classes meet for 30-45 minutes once a week for 8 weeks. Registration now open. 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:

6:00PM

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

Snyder Park Air Potato Round-Up

Date:

Saturday, January 18, 2014

Description:

Calling all volunteers! Get your lassos ready to round up the invasive air potato bulbils in Snyder Park. Prizes will be awarded for the densest air potato as well as the heaviest bucket of air potatoes collected. Participants will receive a t-shirt (while supplies last) and refreshments. Buckets will be provided.

Start Time:

9:00 AM

End Time:

12:00 PM

Location:

Snyder Park, 3299 SW 4th Ave

Phone:

954-828-4341

Ticket Price:

FREE

Website:

http://www.fortlauderdale.gov/life/news/2014/011814SnyderAirPotato.pdf

2014 King Holiday Parade and Non-Violence March

Date:

Monday, January 20, 2014

Description:

Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the county’s biggest King Holiday Parade featuring local high school bands and drumlines, floats, thousands of school children and community groups in clubs in this march for non-violence. The parade will be held on Monday, January 20 at 10:30 a.m. from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School at 591 N.W. 31st Avenue to Dillard High School at 2501 N.W. 11th Street. For more information, please call (954) 828-5435 or visit www.kingholidaycelebration.com

Start Time:

10:30 AM

End Time:

11:30 AM

Location:

Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary, 591 NW 31st Avenue

Phone:

954-828-5435

Ticket Price:

FREE

Website:

http://www.kingholidaycelebration.com

Where the Cars Are

Starts:

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Ends:

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Description:

Thursday's January 27, February 27 and March 27, 2014. Display of antique cars

Start Time:

6:00PM

End Time:

9:00PM

Location:

Riverside Hotel Lawn 620 East Las Olas Blvd

Contact:

James Wright

Phone:

954-232-0729

33311 Walk "Love Being a Girl" Focus on Teen Girls

Date:

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Description:

Walk, vendors and activities.

Start Time:

9:00AM

End Time:

3:00PM

Location:

Carter Park 1450 W Sunrise Blvd

Contact:

Marlene Lopes

Phone:

954-763-5010

CCF Cycle for Life Wheels in Motion for a Cure

Date:

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Description:

Charity bike race with vendors and activities.

Start Time:

6:00AM

End Time:

4:00PM

Location:

Esplanade Park 401 SW 2nd Street

Contact:

Jennifer Buchanan

Phone:

954-739-5006