Calendar of Events - April 2013
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All Events:
Monday, April 01, 2013 - Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Midtown Jazz Mingler & Culinary Festival

Starts:

Saturday, February 09, 2013

Ends:

Saturday, April 13, 2013

Description:

Live Jazz & Blues music food & vendors. Saturday, February 9th, March 9th and April 13th.

Start Time:

4:00 PM

End Time:

9:00 PM

Location:

Carter Park- 1450 W. Sunrise Blvd

Contact:

Rick Lewis

Phone:

954-658-1158

Evening Yoga

Starts:

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

Ends:

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Description:

Wednesdays Residents $9/class, Non-Residents $10/class 10-Class Pass Residents $80, Non-Residents $90

Start Time:

6:30 PM

End Time:

8:00 PM

Location:

Beach Community Center, 3351 N.E. 33rd Avenue

Phone:

954-828-4610

Sponsor:

City of Fort Lauderdale

Website:

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

Line Dancing

Starts:

Thursday, March 07, 2013

Ends:

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Description:

Thursdays Residents $5, Non-Residents $7.50

Start Time:

10:00 AM

End Time:

11:30 AM

Location:

Beach Community Center, 3351 N.E. 33rd Avenue

Phone:

954-828-4610

Sponsor:

City of Fort Lauderdale

Website:

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

Watercolor

Starts:

Friday, March 22, 2013

Ends:

Friday, April 12, 2013

Description:

Fridays Residents $70, Non-Residents $105

Start Time:

12:00 PM

End Time:

3:00 PM

Location:

Beach Community Center, 3351 N.E. 33rd Avenue

Phone:

954-828-4610

Sponsor:

City of Fort Lauderdale

Website:

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

Cypress Creek Round Up

Starts:

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Ends:

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Description:

Food Truck event.

Start Time:

5:00 PM

End Time:

9:00 PM

Location:

6001 Powerline Road

Contact:

Brett Chiavari

Phone:

954-821-8186

Corporate Run

Date:

Thursday, April 04, 2013

Description:

5K run

Start Time:

4:30 PM

End Time:

9:30 PM

Location:

Huizenga Plaza

Contact:

Hans Huseby

Phone:

305-666-7223

Kids Cooking Classes

Starts:

Thursday, April 04, 2013

Ends:

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Description:

Kids dish out tasty treats and fun meals, learning kitchen basics along the way. The kid-friendly recipes used in class are taken home so that each child can later show off their creations to friends and family. Safety in the kitchen is reviewed as the kids learn to use the oven and microwave, identify kitchen tools and practice basic measurements. Thursdays Residents $30, Non-Residents $45

Start Time:

3:30 PM

End Time:

5:00 PM

Location:

Beach Community Center, 3351 N.E. 33rd Avenue

Phone:

954-828-4610

Sponsor:

City of Fort Lauderdale

Website:

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

Sanford Brown Institute Graduation

Date:

Friday, April 05, 2013

Description:

Graduation - By Invitation Only

Time:

7:00 PM

Canasta Lessons

Starts:

Friday, April 05, 2013

Ends:

Friday, April 26, 2013

Description:

Fridays Residents $40, Non-Residents $60

Start Time:

1:00 PM

End Time:

3:00 PM

Location:

Beach Community Center, 3351 N.E. 33rd Avenue

Phone:

954-828-4610

Sponsor:

City of Fort Lauderdale

Website:

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

Mah Jongg Lessons

Starts:

Friday, April 05, 2013

Ends:

Friday, April 26, 2013

Description:

Fridays Residents $40, Non-Residents $60

Start Time:

9:30 AM

End Time:

11:30 AM

Location:

Beach Community Center, 3351 N.E. 33rd Avenue

Phone:

954-828-4610

Sponsor:

City of Fort Lauderdale

Website:

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

A Cry at Midnight

Starts:

Friday, April 05, 2013

Ends:

Sunday, April 07, 2013

Description:

Live gospel and community outreach.

Start Time:

11:00 AM

End Time:

7:00 PM

Location:

Osswald Park 2220 NW 21st Ave

Contact:

Pastor James Locke

Phone:

954-825-5956

New Times 16th Annual Beerfest

Date:

Saturday, April 06, 2013

Description:

Sample beer selections and live music.

Start Time:

6:00 PM

End Time:

11:30 PM

Location:

Eplanade Park 400 SW 2nd Street

Contact:

Jackie Carlson

Phone:

305-571-7525

Saturday Youth Swim Classes

Starts:

Saturday, April 06, 2013

Ends:

Saturday, May 25, 2013

Description:

Saturday morning swim lessons are here! We are now registering for the April 6th through May 25th classes. Ages 6 months and up. Register today!

Start Time:

10:00AM

End Time:

12:00PM

Location:

Riverland Pool

Contact:

Osmin Molina

Phone:

954-828-5322

Ticket Price:

$72

E-mail:

omolina@fortlauderdale.gov

Website:

http://www.fortlauderdale.gov/aquatics/riverland/index.html

Other Info:

Classes are 30 minutes long and must meet minimum of 3 registered participants prior to the start of class or it will be cancelled. 10 spots available per class. Register today by calling 954-828-5320!

Relay For Life Downtown Fort Lauderdale

Starts:

Saturday, April 06, 2013

Ends:

Sunday, April 07, 2013

Description:

Relay For Life is a celebration of life in honor of those touched by cancer.

Start Time:

6:00 PM

End Time:

12:00 PM

Location:

Huizenga Plaza

Contact:

Susan LaClaire

Phone:

954-200-7532

Beast Beach 5K Challenge

Date:

Saturday, April 06, 2013

Description:

5K obstacle race on the beach.

Start Time:

7:00 AM

End Time:

2:00 PM

Location:

Fort Lauderdale Beach Park- 1100 Seabreeze Blvd

Contact:

Eric Peer

Phone:

813-775-0737

Spring in the Garden

Starts:

Saturday, April 06, 2013

Ends:

Sunday, April 07, 2013

Description:

Plant and Garden Art

Start Time:

9:00 AM

End Time:

5:00 PM

Location:

Stranahan Park 10 East Broward Blvd

Contact:

Jo Ann Smith

Phone:

954-298-5607

Coral Ridge Green Market

Starts:

Saturday, April 06, 2013

Ends:

Saturday, June 29, 2013

Description:

Green Market Saturday's in April,May & June 2013.

Start Time:

9:00 AM

End Time:

2:00 PM

Location:

3000 N. Federal Hwy

Contact:

Rachel O''Neill

Phone:

954-4268436

Las Olas Green Market

Starts:

Sunday, April 07, 2013

Ends:

Sunday, June 30, 2013

Description:

Green Market on Sunday's in April,May & June 2013

Start Time:

9:00 AM

End Time:

2:00 PM

Location:

SE 4th Ave & East Las Olas Blvd YOLO Courtyard

Contact:

Rachel O''Neill

Phone:

954-426-8436

Sizdah Bedar

Date:

Sunday, April 07, 2013

Start Time:

8:00 AM

End Time:

6:00 PM

Location:

Snyder Park 3299 SW 4th Ave

Contact:

Hamid Shirdel

Phone:

954-236-9955

Art and Jazz in Victoria Park

Date:

Sunday, April 07, 2013

Description:

Music,artists and vendors

Start Time:

12:00 PM

End Time:

4:00 PM

Location:

Victoria Park

Contact:

Larry Wallenstein

Phone:

954-270-5962

YMCA Masters National Swimming Championship Meet

Starts:

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Ends:

Sunday, April 14, 2013

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

State of Florida Business Expo

Date:

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Start Time:

3:00 PM

End Time:

9:00 PM

Location:

800 NE 8 Street

Other Info:

Free Admission

Rock the Ocean

Starts:

Saturday, April 13, 2013

Ends:

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Description:

The Rock the Ocean Music Festival will be a large scaled benefit concert. Live music, food/beverage & vendors.

Start Time:

11:00 AM

End Time:

11:00 PM

Location:

Fort Lauderdale Beach Park- 1100 Seabreeze Blvd

Contact:

Chris Stacey

Phone:

1-615-498-7548

Riverwalk on Water 3rd Annual Battle for the Paddle

Date:

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Description:

Paddleboard competition between teams

Start Time:

9:30 AM

End Time:

12:30 PM

Location:

Esplanade Park- 400 SW 2nd Street

Contact:

Caitlin Fahey

Phone:

954-468-1541

Whole Foods Movie Night at Bonnet House

Date:

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Description:

Movie at the Bonnet House

Start Time:

7:00 PM

End Time:

11:00 PM

Location:

Bonnet House 900 N. Birch Road

Contact:

Nicholle Maudlin

Phone:

954-563-5393

Marine Industry Cares Foundation 5th Annual Spin-A-Thon

Date:

Friday, April 19, 2013

Description:

The Spin-A-Thon will be held to raise awareness and funding for Kids in Distress and Children’s Diagnostic & Treatment Center.

Start Time:

12:00 PM

End Time:

07:00 PM

Location:

Esplanade Park- 400 SW 2nd Street

Contact:

Gordon Connell

Phone:

954-494-7793

Las Olas Wine and Food Festival

Date:

Friday, April 19, 2013

Description:

Food, music & wine.

Start Time:

6:00 PM

End Time:

10:00 PM

Location:

Las Olas Blvd from SE 6th ave- SE 11th Ave

Contact:

Paula Prendergast

Phone:

954-727-0907

YogaFest 2013

Date:

Saturday, April 20, 2013

Description:

Yoga classes, music,vendors and food.

Start Time:

10:00 AM

End Time:

10:00 PM

Location:

Huizenga Plaza

Contact:

John Conlon

Phone:

954-463-9800

Renourish Fort Lauderdale - Exotic Plant Removal and Replanting

Date:

Saturday, April 20, 2013

Description:

In celebration of Earth Day and Earth Month in the City of Fort Lauderdale, you’re invited to participate in the Exotic Plant Removal and Replanting at Snyder Park. Unleash your sustainable side by removing exotic plants from the park and replacing them with native ones. Participation in this activity is limited to 30 people and registration is required. To register for this activity, please visit www.handsonbroward.org. Registration will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Students who participate in this event are eligible to receive community service credit.

Start Time:

9:00 AM

End Time:

12:00 PM

Location:

Snyder Park, 3299 SW 4th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale

Phone:

954-828-4750

Sponsor:

City of Fort Lauderdale, Kids Ecology Corps, HandsOn Broward, and Keep Broward Beautiful

Website:

http://www.fortlauderdale.gov/renourish

Other Info:

Event guidelines and parking information is available on the City's website at www.fortlauderdale.gov/renourish. Other Earth Month activities include Sea Oat Planting and Dune Restoration event, Saturday April 27 and Keep Broward Beautiful Beach Cleanup, Saturday, April 27.

Earth Day

Date:

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Description:

Celebrating Earth Day vendors promoting business and kids activities.

Start Time:

10:00 AM

End Time:

4:00 PM

Location:

1401 SW 1st Ave

Contact:

Chelsea Marando

Phone:

954-713-6441

YMCA National Diving Championship

Starts:

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Ends:

Sunday, April 28, 2013

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

Over the Edge For Gilda's

Starts:

Friday, April 26, 2013

Ends:

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Description:

Rappelling event from the roof of the B Ocean Hotel.

Start Time:

8:00 AM

End Time:

4:00 PM

Location:

B Ocean Hotel 999 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd

Contact:

Kim Kohl

Phone:

954-763-6776

Off the Hookah Car Show

Date:

Friday, April 26, 2013

Description:

Exotic cars will be on display

Start Time:

5:00 PM

End Time:

11:00 PM

Location:

Off the Hookah- 111 SW 2nd Ave

Contact:

Manny Arroyo

Phone:

954-937-1169

Great Strides Fort Lauderdale

Date:

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Description:

Great Strides is the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's fun, family-friendly nationwide fundraising event to raise dollars for life-saving CF research and care.

Start Time:

8:00 AM

End Time:

12:00 PM

Location:

Fort Lauderdale Beach Park

Contact:

Andi Allen

Phone:

954-739-5006

Renourish Fort Lauderdale - Keep Broward Beautiful Beach Cleanup

Date:

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Description:

In celebration of Earth Day and Earth Month in the City of Fort Lauderdale, you’re invited to participate in the Keep Broward Beautiful Beach Cleanup event on Fort Lauderdale Beach. Unleash your sustainable side by cleaning up the beach to keep it beautiful, safe and litter free. Registration for this activity is required and will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Anyone under eighteen (18) years of age will need to bring a completed Minor Release Form, available at http://www.handsonbroward.org/register

Start Time:

8:00 AM

End Time:

12:00 PM

Location:

Fort Lauderdale Beach Park - 1100 Seabreeze Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale

Phone:

(954) 8284750

Sponsor:

City of Fort Lauderdale, Kids Ecology Corps, HandsOn Broward, and Keep Broward Beautiful

Website:

http://www.fortlauderdale.gov/renourish

Other Info:

Event guidelines and parking information is available on the City's website at www.fortlauderdale.gov/renourish. Other Earth Month activities include Sea Oat Planting and Dune Restoration event, Saturday April 27 and Keep Broward Beautiful Beach Cleanup, Saturday, April 27.

Renourish Fort Lauderdale - Dune Restoration and Sea Oat Planting

Date:

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Description:

In celebration of Earth Day and Earth Month in the City of Fort Lauderdale, you’re invited to participate in the Dune Restoration and Sea Oat Planting event on Fort Lauderdale Beach. Unleash your sustainable side by planting sea oats on the beach to preserve and protect the City’s shoreline from natural disasters and create a nesting area for sea turtles too! Registration for this activity is required and will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. The first 50 participants to register for the sea oat planting will receive a free t-shirt at the event. Register online at www.fortlauderdale.gov/renourish. Students who participate in this event are eligible to receive community service credit.

Start Time:

8:00 AM

End Time:

12:00 PM

Location:

Fort Lauderdale Beach Park - 1100 Seabreeze Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale

Phone:

(954) 828-4750

Sponsor:

City of Fort Lauderdale, Kids Ecology Corps, HandsOn Broward, and Keep Broward Beautiful

Website:

http://www.fortlauderdale.gov/renourish

Other Info:

Event guidelines and parking information is available on the City's website at www.fortlauderdale.gov/renourish. Other Earth Month activities include Sea Oat Planting and Dune Restoration event, Saturday April 27 and Keep Broward Beautiful Beach Cleanup, Saturday, April 27.

Walk Like MADD and MADD Dash

Date:

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Description:

5K walk and run with vendors and giveaways.

Start Time:

6:30 AM

End Time:

12:00 PM

Location:

Huizenga Plaza

Contact:

David Pinsker

Phone:

850-983-6775