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Weigh in on Parkland's Millage Rate, September 21

September 14, 2018

PARKLAND, FLA - Parkland residents can weigh in on the proposed millage rate on September 21, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Parkland City Hall.  City staff will make a presentation at 6:30 p.m.

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Shred-a-Thon, September 15

PARKLAND, FLA - The Broward County Sheriff's Office will hold a shred-a-thon and Operation Medicine Cabinet on Saturday, September 15 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Parkland City Hall.  Residents can bring expired, unused, or unwanted medication for disposal, and can also bring documents for shredding.  There is a limit of five boxes of documents per car.  

The event is free ...

Halloween Festival, October 26

September 21, 2018

PARKLAND, FLA - The City of Parkland is holding its Halloween Festival on Friday, October 26 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Pine Trails Park.  Wear a costume and participate in the trunk or treat lane, pick out a pumpkin to decorate from the pumpkin patch, and more.

 

The Band's Visit: Film and Discussion, September 29

PARKLAND, FLA - Parkland adults are invited to watch the film "The Band's Visit" and attend a discussion about the film, on September 29 at 2 p.m. at the Parkland Library.  In the film, a band comprised of members of the Egyptian police force heads to Israel to play at the inaugural ceremony of the Arab arts center, but wind up stranded in the wrong town.

Registration is ...

Celebrating Your Right to Read, September 25

PARKLAND, FLA - Dr. Margery Marcus will discuss the right to read on September 25 at the Parkland Library, as part of Banned Books Week.  

Registration is required at www.cityofparkland.org/library or 954-757-4207

Register Now for the Parkland Dash

September 10, 2018

PARKLAND, FLA - The Parkland Dash will take place on Sunday, October 7, at 7:00 a.m. at Pine Trails Park, 10555 Trails End. 

Presented by Northwest Medical Center, the Parkland Dash offers a 5K and 5 mile course that is USATF certified on a flat, fast course. 

Packet pick up will take place at the Coral Springs Runners Depot at 5679 Coral Ridge Drive in Coral ...

Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department Driver Engineer Michael Matonak Passes Away at Age 41

September 20, 2018

PARKLAND, FLA - Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department Driver Engineer Michael Matonak has passed away.  He was 41.

According to the Department, "Michael, or as his brothers and sisters in service lovingly referred to him as, 'Beef,' started his public safety career as a teenager after joining the City of Coral Springs Police Explorer program. A graduate of Coral ...

Guardian Angels National Leader: Davis No Longer Part of Group After Revoked Clearance

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The Guardian Angels national leader shed new light on earlier reports that former member Fredrick Romero Davis had his security clearances revoked at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

Curtis Sliwa, who founded the Guardian Angels in May 1977, said Davis’ “Level 2” clearance was revoked two weeks ago after the Broward County School ...

Local 'Guardian Angel' Under Police Investigation, Loses School Security Clearance

CORAL SPRINGS, FLA - A well-known Guardian Angel that has spent the last 8 months protecting Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students is currently under police investigation.

Fredrick “Romero” Davis had his “Level 2” security clearance revoked by the Broward County School District within the past two weeks and was issued a trespass warning as well, according to the ...

Guardian Angels National Leader: Davis No Longer Part of Group After Revoked Clearance

September 13, 2018

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The Guardian Angels national leader shed new light on earlier reports that former member Fredrick Romero Davis had his security clearances revoked at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

Curtis Sliwa, who founded the Guardian Angels in May 1977, said Davis’ “Level 2” clearance was revoked two weeks ago after the Broward County School ...

Local 'Guardian Angel' Under Police Investigation, Loses School Security Clearance

CORAL SPRINGS, FLA - A well-known Guardian Angel that has spent the last 8 months protecting Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students is currently under police investigation.

Fredrick “Romero” Davis had his “Level 2” security clearance revoked by the Broward County School District within the past two weeks and was issued a trespass warning as well, according to the ...

Riverglades Named 2018 Gold Level Everglades Champion School

PARKLAND, FLA - Riverglades Elementary School has been awarded as a 2018 Gold Level Everglades Champion School.  Only fourteen schools in the State of Florida have been named an Everglades Champion School and only five schools have received Gold Level recognition.

The Everglades Champion Schools Recognition Program is designed to showcase, recognize and model exceptional ...

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Tue, September 25, 6:15 PM

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Sun, October 7, 7:00 AM

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2018 Parkland Dash 5k/5mile and 1 mile fun run

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Sun, October 7, 7:00 AM

Pine Trails Park , Parkland

2018 Parkland Dash 5k/5mile and 1 mile fun run

Is Sleep as Important as Diet?

September 17, 2018

I’m sure you can guess what my answer is to this question, since I am, after all, a pediatric sleep consultant. I tend to put a high priority on sleep and am, in my humble opinion, justifiably passionate about its benefits for babies.

But is my passion for sleep clouding my view on this matter, or is there evidence to support my position? Oh, I am SO glad you asked.

Now don’t ...

BCPS Proud to be Named District of the Year by Cambridge International

September 21, 2018

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is honored to be named District of the Year by Cambridge International. Representatives from Cambridge International presented the award during the September 18, 2018, School Board meeting.

BCPS is the first district in the United States to receive the Cambridge District of the Year distinction. The award recognizes districts for having high ...