Arts & Entertainment

June 17, 2021

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Check out her tap dancing skills! Next week, Coral Springs dancer Alana Scheuerer will compete in the Miss Florida pageant. The 23-year-old’s talent in the competition is tap dancing. She’s given TAPinto Coral Springs readers a peek at her dance moves. Read more here ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The opening of a new splash pad in a Coral Springs park is delayed until September. The City of Coral Springs had hoped to open the splash pad at Betti Stradling Park at 10301 Wiles Road this month, but officials changed plans in who was going to build it. After officials ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – With less than two weeks before competing in the Miss Florida pageant, a 23-year-old Coral Springs dancer is busy prepping for the big event. Alana Scheuerer is practicing her talent routine (tap dancing), studying up on current events, reviewing her business plan, and ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A Coral Springs father of two was getting ready to go to bed on Monday night when he and his wife saw a flash of light outside their bedroom window. “It looked like someone was flashing a huge flashlight into our window,” said Matthew Bowdle, 40, who lives in Heron ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs is slowly reopening parks and recreation programs and facilities after the pandemic shutdown. Here are updates posted on the city’s social media:   --- Announced April 7: Starting Monday, April 12, the 50-meter pool at the Aquatic Complex will have one long ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Check out our photos of the Fifth Annual Orchid & Plant Festival, which kicked off Saturday at the Sawgrass Nature Center & Wildlife Hospital in Coral Springs. In the late morning hours, close to 20 vendors displayed their orchids, plants, and garden arts as dozens of ...

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PARKLAND, FL- As the curtains opened on a local performance of the musical "Matilda" in late February, everything was ready to go. The young students at Broadway Bound in Coral Springs had been practicing for months for the big event, including nearly every week since August. Additionally, they ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – After the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School tragedy in 2018, Coral Springs received a $1 million grant to use art to help the community recover from the trauma associated with the shooting. Did the initiative succeed? There’s no clear answer, according to an evaluation ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Expect an in-person Fourth of July event in Coral Springs, as long as there’s no sudden uptick in new Covid-19 cases. City officials said Monday that they are planning an event, but it’s not clear yet what it would look like or where it would be. “If the cases continue to ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL  – Children in Coral Springs will soon have a new place for water play. The city announced this week that a new splash pad will be built at Betti Stradling Park at 10301 Wiles Road by the summer. Rob Hunter, the city’s parks and recreation director, said at a Thursday ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – For older adults looking for something creative to do during the pandemic, here’s an opportunity in Coral Springs. Starting March 3, residents 55 and older can take part in a virtual creative writing group hosted by the Senior Center at Sartory Hall in Coral Springs. Using ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The Coral Springs Center for the Arts is set to reopen with its first live performance since the pandemic lockdown in March. The center announced this week it’s hosting an ABBA tribute band on Feb. 24 to a socially distanced audience that will sit in about a quarter of the ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The Coral Springs Senior Center is offering to deliver craft kits to senior citizens in the city. According to a city of Coral Springs announcement on social media, kits will be distributed on a first come – first serve basis. Kits available to choose from include: - ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Interested in playing chess in Coral Springs? Coral Springs has announced the launch of a new four-month open play chess program starting on Jan. 27. It will lead up to the inaugural King of Coral Springs Chess Tournament on May 15, which will be in partnership with the ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The submissions are in for the best holiday home decorations contest organized by Coral Springs. The “Deck the Halls Holiday Home Decor Contest” received 35 entries from across Coral Springs, the city announced Tuesday. Check out the map of the homes here. Three winners ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs apologized Thursday to thousands of people attending the Holiday Drive-Thru Experience on Wednesday evening when a larger-than-expected turnout created long wait times and forced officials to turn away cars. “While we had a traffic plan in place, we never ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs is spreading cheer this holiday season, although a bit differently this year with Covid-19 in the community. Here’s three upcoming events: - Deck the Halls Contest There is still time to submit festively decorated home in the annual Deck the Halls Holiday ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The Coral Springs ArtWalk is supposed to be a destination for visitors to see public art. In reality, the walkway on NW 31 Court -- which stretches from University Drive to just east of Coral Hills Drive -- is underutilized, city redevelopment officials said. The city’s ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The Salah Foundation Children’s Hospital in Coral Springs and Fort Lauderdale is hosting the Drive-Thru Pumpkin Patch event on Oct. 17, 11 am – 3 pm. Families can visit either hospital to enjoy music, characters, and other entertainment. Each family will receive a pumpkin ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Will there be trick-or-treating in Coral Springs later this month? The simple answer is: Coral Springs has not canceled Halloween. If you plan to go trick-or-treating, the city recommends following safety protocols -- wearing a facial covering (except children under 2), ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs officials began Friday to reopen playgrounds at city parks and urged parents to “wipe down high touch surface areas.” The city said in a news release that crews will start reopening 38 playgrounds on Friday, a process that could take up to 24 hours. Once ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – If built, a new surf park in Coral Springs would attract more than 100,000 visitors a year from across the region, bringing with them millions in tourism dollars to local hotels, restaurants, and other businesses. The park would also feature surfing competitions from local ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A new surf park is proposed next to the Coral Springs Aquatic Complex on Royal Palm Boulevard – a major project that city officials hope can attract new visitors and give “something to do” for local youth. Built just east of Sawgrass Expressway, the park would feature a ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The next Coral Springs drive-in, movie night is set for Oct. 10 – and it will honor the Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department’s 50 years of service, the city announced on Friday. The film, “Playing with Fire” (PG rated), will be shown at Tom Messenheimer Special Event Field ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Coral Springs has a new date for its first drive-in movie event which was postponed on Sept. 12 due to bad weather. Coral Springs City Manager Frank Babinec said the new date for the ‘Far Out Flicks’ Drive-In Movie Night will be Nov. 20. Those with tickets who are unable ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – How do you like these public artwork pieces in Coral Springs? Like them or not, they are now a part of the landscape after city officials approved $125,000 through public art funds to permanently display two pieces in an effort to beautify Coral Springs. The 12-feet-tall, ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL - My husband Bill and I are managers of performing art centers in Coral Springs and Coconut Creek.  Bill took over as the general manager of the Coral Springs Center for the Arts in 2016. It was an exciting opportunity to be a central part of the community.   We immersed ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – With hours of being announced, Coral Springs closed registration Friday for its first drive-in movie event because all the spaces were filled. The Sept. 12 event, featuring Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph, had room for 180 spaces at Tom Messenheimer Special Event Field at Sportsplex ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Coral Springs resident Kelley Shanley, who is CEO of Broward Center for the Performing Arts, has received an award for his achievement in the arts. Shanley got The George Abbott Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Arts from the Carbonell Awards, according to a news ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Four Stoneman Douglas students were among a group of 30 from Broward County that were awarded Arts for the Future Scholarships, "which will allow the talented seniors to continue their studies in the visual, performing and technical arts at colleges, universities and educational ...

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