Parkland Top Stories

August 14, 2018

PARKLAND, FLA - The Back to School Splash Bash will take place this Saturday, August 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Equestrian Center.  Students of all ages are welcome.  There will be color wars, music, games, crafts, water slides, food and more.  

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PARKLAND, FLA - The City of Parkland will be holding an interfaith prayer service on Tuesday, August 14 to wish all Parkland students a positive and productive school year.  The service will take place from 5:30-6:00 p.m. at P-REC, 10559 Trails End. All are welcome.

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BROWARD COUNTY - Broward County Animal Care will host the fourth annual Clear the Shelters pet adoption drive on Saturday, August 18, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Broward County Animal Care Adoption Center, 2400 SW 42nd Street, Fort Lauderdale. As part of the promotion, all adoption fees for ...

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PARKLAND, FLA. – The Children’s Bereavement Center (CBC) is coming to Heron Heights Elementary School, launching six groups, targeted to specific ages, starting on Monday, Aug. 13.  The CBC serves children, parents, families and friends who are impacted by loss and is running separate groups to ...

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PARKLAND, FLA - The Broward County Sheriff's Office has announced that shortly before 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Trayvon Newsome, the fourth suspect in the murder case of Parkland resident Jahseh Onfroy (a.k.a. XXXTentacion), was taken into custody after surrendering at his lawyer’s office in Fort ...

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PARKLAND, FLA - On Wednesday, August 8 at Pine Trails Park, the City of Parkland in conjunction with the Broward County Sheriff's Office and the Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department will be holding Parkland Night Out.  Attendees will be able to meet school resource officers and there will be ...

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PARKLAND, FLA - The final youth fishing derby of 2018 will take place this Saturday, August 11 at the Pine Trails Park Fishing Pier from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.  The event is open to children ages 3 to 12.  Children should bring a fishing pole and bait.

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PARKLAND, FLA - The Broward Circuit Court today approved the release of the Collaborative Educational Network’s report regarding Nikolas Cruz. According to the Broward County Public Schools, the Collaborative Educational Network (CEN) was retained to examinet the educational and behavioral ...

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PARKLAND, FLA - The Parkland Library End of Summer Reading Rockout featuring the Freeway Band will take place at Pine Trails Park on August 8 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.   Miss Michele and Miss Rhonda will be there with children's activities and more.  Bring your Parkland Library card for a free ...

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PARKLAND, FLA - The Parkland Library is hosting Countdown to Kindergarten, on August 6 at 2 p.m.  Kindergarten students will be able to tour a school bus and participate in other fun activities. Registration is required.  To register visit www.cityofparkland.org/library or call 954-757-4207.

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PARKLAND, FLA - On Thursday, August 2, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. the Parkland Library will be transformed into the ultimate teen hangout.  Teen Night will feature LED mini golf, air hockey and more.  Middle school and high school students are welcome. Refreshments will be ...

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PARKLAND, FLA - On Wednesday, August 1 at 6:30 p.m., the Parkland Library will host, "Off to College:  Important Legal Issues to Consider."  Attorney Lisa Glassman and financial advisor Evan Wolk will discuss the transition to college and the legal and financial issues to consider. Registration ...

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BROWARD COUNTY - The Cultural Division has received a grant of $35,000 in support of projects for the Division’s Creative Investment Program and Community Arts Education Partnership program. The grant was made possible by the following Funds at the Community Foundation of Broward: Fonda and H.

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PARKLAND, FLA - Evolution in Coconut Creek is hosting Yoga Heals, a fundraiser for Parkland Cares, on August 12. There will be two sessions: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.:  Heated Vinyasa Flow with teacher Maxine Schwartz 11:00 a.m. to noon:  Unheated Vinyasa Flow with teacher Mary Ann ...

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PARKLAND, FL – Family, friends and fans of Janseh Onfroy, also know as XXXTentacion, received some closure in the death of the Parkland-native rapper. Broward County Sheriff’s Officers arrested Robert Allen, the third of four men connected to Onfroy’s June 18 death, according to a department ...

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PARKLAND, FLA - The deadline to register to vote for the primary elections is Monday, July 30, 2018.  For more information about voter registration including how to register to vote, please click here.

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PARKLAND, FLA - Would you like to learn how to hula dance?  Or just watch other people try?  On Friday, August 3 at the Park Trails Park Amphitheatre come out an enjoy a a free authentic Polynesian experience with Fire Dancers, hula dancers, music, a conch shell ceremony, and more.  There will also ...

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PARKLAND, FLA - The City of Parkland along with Watson Adventures will hold a Scavenger Hunt and Concert event on July 28 starting at 5:00 p.m.  This free event includes a photo challenge scavenger hunt followed by a concert and food trucks at the Amphitheatre.  No pre-registration is ...

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PARKLAND, FLA - On Wednesday, August 8 at Pine Trails Park, the City of Parkland in conjunction with the Broward County Sheriff's Office and the Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department will be holding Parkland Night Out.  Attendees will be able to meet school resource officers and there will be ...

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PARKLAND, FLA - Parkland Mayor Christine Hunschofsky was recognized as Leader of the Year and Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Chief Frank Babinec was named Community Leader of the Year, by the Broward County Council of Professional Firefighters on Saturday night at Nova Southeastern ...

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PARKLAND, FLA - Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School teacher Kyle Jetter will discuss his astronomy research in Chile at the Parkland Library on Monday, July 23 at 1 p.m.  He will share his insights and photos from from his recent tour of observatories in Chile. Registration is required.  To ...

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PARKLAND, FLA -  On Wednesday, July 18, a Broward County grand jury indicted four men involved in the mid-June murder of rapper XXXTentacion, a resident of Parkland, as he exited a Deerfield Beach business, according to the Broward County Sheriff's Office (BSO).  BSO detectives need the public's ...

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PARKLAND, FLA - Parkland residents are invited to attend Movies in the Gym at the P-Rec Gymnasium at Pine Trails Park on Friday, July 20.  Wall E will play at 5 p.m. and Transformers will be shown at 7 p.m.  The event is free and open to the public. Movies in the Gym is sponsored by the City of ...

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PARKLAND, FLA - Crews will be paving Nob Hill Road between Hillsboro Blvd. and Loxahatechee Rd. starting Wednesday, July 18, and running through Friday, July 20. Crews will be onsite from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Expect delays. Please follow the posted detour signs. No paving work is ...

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PARKLAND, FLA - Woodstock 2018, the fourth annual dinner and show charity event, will take place on Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. in Pembroke Pines.  Proceeds will benefit Parkland Cares.  Commissioner Michael Udine will be the guest speaker.  There will be a dinner, costume contest, ...

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PARKLAND, FLA - District 3 Commissioner Michael Udine will be holding office hours this Wednesday in Tamarac and Coral Springs.  Please call 954-357-7003 to schedule an appointment. Office hours will be held: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.:  Tamarac City Hall, 7525 NW 88th Avenue, Tamarac 2:30 ...

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