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Glow in the Park, June 23

June 22, 2018

PARKLAND, FL - Glow in the Park will be held on Saturday, June 23 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Equestrian Center in Parkland.  There will be glow-in-the-dark activities, laser light show, LED performers, a DJ and more.  The Equestrian Center is located at 8350 Ranch Road in Parkland.

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport's Installment of Youth Art Features Works Created During Irma

BROWARD COUNTY - Broward's Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport recently unveiled its fifth installment of local youth artwork, En Plane Air. 

The exhibition of 27 umbrellas – made of painted paper plates with pipe cleaners – was created by children of Broward County employees ages 4-13 who worked through Hurricane Irma in September 2017 at the ...

Circuit Workout with Manny Mair to Benefit Parkland Cares, August 25

June 18, 2018

PARKLAND, FL - Manny Mair of One-to-One Fitness will be holding two circuit workout training sessions on Saturday, August 25 with all proceeds benefiting Parkland Cares.  The sessions will take place from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. and from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., and each session is $25.00 per person.  All fitness levels are welcome and all individuals who are 15 years of age and older are invited ...

Paella for a Cause, June 20

PARKLAND, FL - Paella for a Cause, a fundraiser for Parkland Cares, will take place on June 20 from 7- 9 p..m. at the home of Gwen and Howard Dvorkin in Parkland.  Dine on authentic Paella and enjoy fine wine and beer at the fundraiser.

The mission of Parkland Cares is to provide immediate and long-term funding and awareness for mental health counsel and programs for survivors, their ...

Broward County Encourages Residents to Use Public Transportation on National Dump the Pump Day, June 21

June 20, 2018

BROWARD COUNTY - Broward County encourages residents to get out of their cars and get on board Broward County Transit (BCT) this Thursday, June 21 for National Dump the Pump Day. Sponsored by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), National Dump the Pump Day promotes the use of public transportation to take people where they need to go, instead of driving a ...

Broward County Transit to Roll Out Buses with Wi-Fi on Fixed Routes

BROWARD COUNTY, FL - Broward County Transit (BCT) is adding 30 new 40-foot Gillig buses equipped with Wi-Fi service, mobile-friendly ticketing fare boxes and two interior passenger information display screens to its fleet, the County announced on Friday. The new high-tech buses are expected to roll out on BCTs fixed routes by July, the County said.

The buses ...

Coral Springs Drive Sidewalk and Curb Repairs Scheduled to Begin June 18

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - The Highway and Bridge Maintenance Division will be performing maintenance repairs on the existing sidewalk and curb ramps on Coral Springs Drive from Wiles Road to just south of Sawgrass Expressway beginning June 18, 2018 and ending on or before August 14, 2018, barring any unforeseen conditions or weather delays, the County announced on Monday. The work is being ...

Arrest Made in Murder of Rapper XXXTentacion of Parkland

June 21, 2018

PARKLAND, FL - Dedrick Devonshay Williams, of Pompano Beach, was arrested Wednesday for the murder of Jahseh Onfroy, also known as XXXTentacion, according to the Broward County Sheriff's Office. Williams, 22, was taken into custody shortly before 7 p.m. in Pompano Beach. 

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BSO: Rapper XXXTentacion of Parkland Dead in Apparent Armed Robbery in Deerfield Beach

PARKLAND, FL - Jahseh Onfroy, aka, rapper XXXTentacion, was shot and killed in Deerfield Beach Monday afternoon in an apparent armed robbery, according to the Broward County Sheriff's Office (BSO).  According to police, Onfroy is a resident of Parkland.  

Homicide detectives from the BSO said the 20-year-old victim was leaving RIVA Motorsports in Deerfield Beach shortly ...

Broward County Public Schools Seeks Court Guidance to Release Independent Review of Suspect in Marjory Stoneman Douglass Tragedy

June 18, 2018

PARKLAND, FL - After being denied permission from the attorneys for the suspect in the February 14 mass murder at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to release an independent external review regarding the suspect's history at Broward County Public Schools (BCPS), the District announced that it will now make a second attempt through the court system to release the ...

Broward County Public Schools to Host the 2018 National Speech & Debate Tournament

BROWARD COUNTY - The Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) will host the 2018 National Speech & Debate Tournament. The championship tournament, which is sponsored by the National Speech & Debate Association, takes place June 17 –22, 2018, with competitions at a variety of District schools and other locations in Broward County.  The national event includes the ...

State Releases Results for Florida Standards Assessments and End of Course Exams

BROWARD COUNTY - On Thursday, the Florida Department of Education released results for the Spring 2018 Florida Standards Assessments (FSA) for English Language Arts (ELA) (grades 4-10), Mathematics (grades 3 through 8) and Science (grades 5 and 8).  In addition, the state released results for End of Course (EOC) exams in Algebra I, Geometry, Biology, U.S. History and Civics.

The 2018 ...

Broward County Hosts its Fourth Entrepreneur Development Program

June 13, 2018

BROWARD COUNTY - The Office of Economic and Small Business Development (OESBD) has launched its fourth session of FastTrac® NewVenture.™ The free program is designed to guide aspiring and early stage entrepreneurs on the path to success, the County said. FastTrac® NewVenture™ offered in partnership with Broward County Creation Station Business, began on May ...

Economic Census Deadline for Businesses, June 12

PARKLAND, FL - On May 1, the U.S. Census Bureau launched its Economic Census, the most comprehensive business survey in the United States, according to a published release from Broward County. Conducted every five years, the survey contains a broad collection of American economic activity and serves as the U.S. government’s official five-year measure of business and the economy. According ...

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Sat, June 23, 6:00 PM

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Glow In The Park

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Sat, July 14, 8:00 AM

Pine Trails Park Fishing Pier, Parkland

Summer Youth Fishing Derby

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Mon, August 6, 7:30 AM

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City Of Parkland: Summer Camp

DUI Suspect Also Facing Hit-And-Run Charge

June 16, 2018

A Boca man arrested for driving under the influence on May 5 is now facing charges for leaving the scene of an accident involving a death.

Broward Sheriff's Office Traffic Homicide detectives investigating the hit-and-run death of a Deerfield Beach woman who was struck and killed while walking on the bike lane along Ocean Drive the night of May 4 determined David Posta, 42, was behind the ...

Sheriff, Baseball Hall of Famer and Gold Medal Special Olympics Swimmer Join Forces to Raise Awareness About Drowning Prevention

Drownings are preventable, yet last year, Florida led the nation with the greatest number of child drownings.  There is no substitution to having eyes on swimmers while they're in a body of water, but learning essential survival skills can mean the difference between life and death.  

This year, the Broward Sheriff's Office is teaming up with Baby Otter Swim School to ...