Calendar of Events - April 2012
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All Events:
Sunday, April 01, 2012 - Monday, April 30, 2012

Lifeguard Course

Starts:

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Ends:

Monday, April 02, 2012

Description:

American Red Cross Lifeguard Course. Days: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday Times: Mon & Wed 6 pm - 10pm ; Sun 1pm - 5pm

Location:

Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex

Contact:

Cory Keen

Phone:

954-828-4580

Ticket Price:

$250

E-mail:

ckeen@fortlauderdale.gov

Other Info:

Register in person at the Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex. Please make check payable to City of Fort Lauderdale.

Spring Swim Lessons

Starts:

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Ends:

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Description:

Swim Lessons for participants ranging from 6mo to Adult. For specific days and times, please visit our website: www.fortlauderdale.gov/flac

Location:

Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex

Contact:

Cory Keen

Phone:

954-828-4580

Ticket Price:

Varies depending on level and resident status

E-mail:

ckeen@fortlauderdale.gov

Website:

http://www.fortlauderdale.gov/flac

Other Info:

Register in person at the Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex, 501 Seabreeze Blvd, Fort Lauderdale

Show 'N' Shine

Starts:

Sunday, April 01, 2012

Ends:

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Description:

Collector Volkswagon show.

Start Time:

08:00 AM

End Time:

04:00 PM

Location:

Mills Pond Park

Contact:

Mike Rose

Phone:

954-943-9433

Ticket Price:

Entry fee for show cars

E-mail:

mrose3998@bellsouth.net

Sponsor:

South Florida VW Club

Las Olas Gourmet Market

Date:

Sunday, April 01, 2012

Description:

Produce, flowers, gourmet goodies

Start Time:

08:00 AM

End Time:

04:00 PM

Location:

Las Olas Chemist (ELO at SE 12 Avenue)

Contact:

Brian ONeill

Phone:

954-426-8436

Ticket Price:

Free

Sponsor:

Las Olas Association

BEACH BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Date:

Monday, April 02, 2012

Description:

Special Meeting

Time:

2:00 PM

Location:

City Hall - 8th Floor Conference Room

Fort Lauderdale Strikers Home Opener

Date:

Saturday, April 07, 2012

Start Time:

7:30 PM

End Time:

9:30 PM

Location:

Lockhart Stadium

Phone:

954-606-0400

Website:

http://www.strikers.com

Coral Ridge Green Market

Date:

Saturday, April 07, 2012

Description:

Produce, gourmet items, flowers, etc.

Start Time:

09:00 AM

End Time:

04:00 PM

Location:

Plaza 3000 at 3000 N. Federal Hwy.

Contact:

Brian ONeill

Phone:

954-426-8436

Ticket Price:

Free

E-mail:

briano1@bellsouth.net

Sponsor:

The Green Market Management Company

Las Olas Gourmet Market

Date:

Sunday, April 08, 2012

Description:

Produce, flowers, gourmet goodies

Start Time:

08:00 AM

End Time:

04:00 PM

Location:

Las Olas Chemist (ELO at SE 12 Avenue)

Contact:

Brian ONeill

Phone:

954-426-8436

Ticket Price:

Free

Sponsor:

Las Olas Association

Water Safety Instructor Course (W.S.I.)

Starts:

Monday, April 09, 2012

Ends:

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Description:

American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Course. Days: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday Times: Mon & Wed 6 pm - 10pm ; Sun 1pm - 5pm

Location:

Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex

Contact:

Cory Keen

Phone:

954-828-4580

Ticket Price:

$300- includes all materials

E-mail:

ckeen@fortlauderdale.gov

Other Info:

Register in person at the Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex. Please make checks payable to City of Fort Lauderdale.

Council of Fort Lauderdale Civic Associations

Date:

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Description:

General membership meeting

Start Time:

07:00 PM

End Time:

09:00 PM

Location:

8th floor conference room at City Hall , 100 N. Andrews Ave.

Economic Development Advisory Board Meeting

Date:

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Start Time:

3:45 PM

End Time:

5:15PM

Location:

City Hall - 8th Floor Conference Room

Contact:

Patricia L. Smith

Phone:

954-828-5966

Website:

http://http://www.fortlauderdale.gov/EconomicDevelopment/economic-development.htm

Community Appearance Board Meeting

Date:

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Start Time:

5:30 PM

End Time:

6:30 PM

Location:

City Hall, 8th Floor Conference Room, 100 N. Andrews Avenue

Contact:

Reina Gonzalez

Phone:

954-828-7843

E-mail:

cab@fortlauderdale.gov

Website:

www.fortlauderdale.gov/neighborhods

YMCA Masters National Swimming Championship Meet

Starts:

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Ends:

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Start Time:

8:00 AM

End Time:

2:00 PM

Location:

Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex

Phone:

(954)828-4580

Sponsor:

City of Fort Lauderdale

Website:

www.ymcaswimminganddiving.org

Other Info:

Parking: $1 per hour

PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT ZONING DISTRICT ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Date:

Friday, April 13, 2012

Start Time:

3:30 PM

End Time:

5:30 PM

Location:

Cith Hall - 8th Floor Conference Room

Website:

http://www.fortlauderdale.gov/sustainable_dev/

Other Info:

The Committee has agreed upon changes to the PUD ordinance and would like to invite the City's neighborhood and civic associations to learn about the changes and provide input. We look forward to seeing you April 13, 2012 at 3:30.

Pineapple Jam

Date:

Friday, April 13, 2012

Description:

Cocktails, dinner, and music on the New River

Start Time:

06:30 PM

End Time:

11:00 PM

Location:

Stranahan House & Laura Ward Plaza

Contact:

April Kirk

Phone:

954-524-4736

Ticket Price:

$125

E-mail:

executivedirector@stranahanhouse.org

Sponsor:

Stranahan House & Riverwalk Trust

Red Bull Candola

Date:

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Description:

Watch the teams race their home made craft in the river. Enjoy land-based entertainment and ativities!

Start Time:

10:00 AM

End Time:

4:00 PM

Location:

Riverwalk and the New River from Esplanade to Huizenga Plaza

Contact:

Kacey Meagher

Ticket Price:

Free for spectators

E-mail:

kacey.meagher@us.redbull.com

Sponsor:

Red Bull North America

Website:

http://redbullusa.com

Coral Ridge Green Market

Date:

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Description:

Produce, gourmet items, flowers, etc.

Start Time:

09:00 AM

End Time:

04:00 PM

Location:

Plaza 3000 at 3000 N. Federal Hwy.

Contact:

Brian ONeill

Phone:

954-426-8436

Ticket Price:

Free

E-mail:

briano1@bellsouth.net

Sponsor:

The Green Market Management Company

Yoga Fest

Date:

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Description:

Yoga demonstrations, related vendors, healthy food, background music.

Start Time:

10:00 AM

End Time:

4:00 PM

Location:

Esplanade and along Riverwalk

Contact:

Riverwalk Trust Office

Phone:

954-468-1541

Ticket Price:

Free

E-mail:

caitlin@goriverwalk.com

Sponsor:

Riverwalk Trust, Downtown Rotary Club

Las Olas Gourmet Market

Date:

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Description:

Produce, flowers, gourmet goodies

Start Time:

08:00 AM

End Time:

04:00 PM

Location:

Las Olas Chemist (ELO at SE 12 Avenue)

Contact:

Brian ONeill

Phone:

954-426-8436

Ticket Price:

Free

Sponsor:

Las Olas Association

Spin-A-Thon

Date:

Friday, April 20, 2012

Description:

Partnership between Riverwalk Trust and the Marine Industry Cares Foundation for Kids In Distress. Teams spin continuously between 1 PM and 7 PM, followed by after-party with refreshments and entertainment.

Start Time:

12:00 PM

End Time:

10:00 PM

Location:

Esplanade

Contact:

Riverwalk Trust Office

Phone:

954-468-1541

Ticket Price:

Free

E-mail:

caitlin@goriverwalk.com

Sponsor:

Riverwalk Trust, Downtown Rotary Club

Las Olas Wine and Food Festival

Date:

Friday, April 20, 2012

Description:

Sample delicious wine and food along Las Olas Blvd. ($100 pre-paid admission; $225 VIP). Contact organizer for additional information.

Start Time:

06:00 PM

End Time:

10:00 PM

Location:

600 - 1000 blocks of East Las Olas Blvd.

Contact:

Paula Prendergast

Phone:

954-524-4657

Ticket Price:

See above

E-mail:

pprendergast@lungfla.org

Sponsor:

American Lung Association

YMCA National Diving Championship

Starts:

Friday, April 20, 2012

Ends:

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Start Time:

8:00 AM

End Time:

2:00 PM

Location:

Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex

Phone:

(954)828-4580

Sponsor:

City of Fort Lauderdale

Website:

www.ymcaswimminganddiving.org

Other Info:

Parking: $1 per hour

Earth Day

Date:

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Start Time:

10:00 AM

End Time:

05:00 PM

Location:

Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, 3109 E. Sunrise Blvd.

Contact:

Loretta Cronk

Phone:

954-828-7701

St. Mark's Spring Fling

Date:

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Description:

Fundraiser for St. Mark's School with barbecue, live entertainment, kids games, and activities.

Start Time:

2:00 PM

End Time:

5:00 PM

Location:

D C Alexander Park

Contact:

Patty Angelbello

Phone:

954-334-0177

Ticket Price:

Call for info

Sponsor:

St. Mark's Episcopal School

Great Strides

Date:

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Description:

Fundraising walk-a-thon

Start Time:

08:00 AM

End Time:

11:00 AM

Location:

Fort Lauderdale Beach Park

Contact:

Vicki Swain

Phone:

954-739-5006

Ticket Price:

Pledges

E-mail:

vswain@cff.org

Sponsor:

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Coral Ridge Green Market

Date:

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Description:

Produce, gourmet items, flowers, etc.

Start Time:

09:00 AM

End Time:

04:00 PM

Location:

Plaza 3000 at 3000 N. Federal Hwy.

Contact:

Brian ONeill

Phone:

954-426-8436

Ticket Price:

Free

E-mail:

briano1@bellsouth.net

Sponsor:

The Green Market Management Company

Fitness Walk and Family Festival

Date:

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Description:

Fundraiser for ChildNet and the Heart Gallery of Broward County. Walk route includes "boot camp" stations along the way. Family activities include Radio Disney,DJ, Games, and entertainment.

Start Time:

8:00 AM

End Time:

1:00 PM

Location:

Esplanade and along Riverwalk

Contact:

Riverwalk Trust Office

Phone:

954-468-1541

Ticket Price:

Free

E-mail:

caitlin@goriverwalk.com

Sponsor:

Riverwalk Trust, Downtown Rotary Club

Las Olas Gourmet Market

Date:

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Description:

Produce, flowers, gourmet goodies

Start Time:

08:00 AM

End Time:

04:00 PM

Location:

Las Olas Chemist (ELO at SE 12 Avenue)

Contact:

Brian ONeill

Phone:

954-426-8436

Ticket Price:

Free

Sponsor:

Las Olas Association

Where The Cars Are

Date:

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Description:

Classic, antique, and collectible cars on display

Start Time:

6:00 PM

End Time:

9:00 PM

Location:

Riverside Hotel Lawn (ELO and SE 8 Street)

Contact:

James Wright

Phone:

954-771-0729

Ticket Price:

Free

E-mail:

pappy@bellsouth.net

Sponsor:

Antique Automobile Club of America, Fort Lauderdale Chapter

Get Downtown

Date:

Friday, April 27, 2012

Description:

Happy Hour themed fundraiser with music, food and beverages.

Start Time:

05:00 PM

End Time:

08:00 PM

Location:

Plaza at YOLO/Vibe, 333 East Las Olas Blvd.

Contact:

Caitlin Fahey

Phone:

954-468-1541

Ticket Price:

$20 advance $25 at the door

E-mail:

caitlin@goriverwalk.com

Sponsor:

Riverwalk Trust

Coral Ridge Green Market

Date:

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Description:

Produce, gourmet items, flowers, etc.

Start Time:

09:00 AM

End Time:

04:00 PM

Location:

Plaza 3000 at 3000 N. Federal Hwy.

Contact:

Brian ONeill

Phone:

954-426-8436

Ticket Price:

Free

E-mail:

briano1@bellsouth.net

Sponsor:

The Green Market Management Company

Las Olas Gourmet Market

Date:

Sunday, April 29, 2012

Description:

Produce, flowers, gourmet goodies

Start Time:

08:00 AM

End Time:

04:00 PM

Location:

Las Olas Chemist (ELO at SE 12 Avenue)

Contact:

Brian ONeill

Phone:

954-426-8436

Ticket Price:

Free

Sponsor:

Las Olas Association