Arts & Entertainment

August 17, 2018

ANAHEIM, CA, - A group of California musicians have recorded a song in tribute to the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. The song, accompanied by a video, is called "I Hope You Can Hear Me." It was written and performed by musician Sean Oliu and the group Darden, ...

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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 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 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 - 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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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 - 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 - 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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CORAL SPRINGS, FLA - Celebrity comedians, including Stacy Steel, Carl Rimi, Javi Carrion, Ramon Garcia, Dexter Angry and Ricky Cruz, will perform a free comedy show at Coral Springs High School on Friday, July 13 at 6 p.m., as part of the Broward County Resiliency Center summer programming to ...

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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.

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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 ...

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PARKLAND, FL - The Parkland Library will mark Memorial Day on Wednesday, May 23 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  The observance will include a presentation of colors by Westglades Middle School JROTC and a performance of taps and The Star-Spangled Banner by an ensemble from Westglades Band.  In ...

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PARKLAND, FL - Composer, conductor and pianist Leonard Bernstein believed that music was one of the most effective means of creating understanding and peace in the world and that by nurturing music and art, there could be a world "in which the mind will have triumphed over violence."  Bernstein ...

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PARKLAND, FL – For Brittani Kagan, Marjory Stoneman Douglas ’07, the tragedy of February 14 was particularly profound.  The former drama student and current Head of Talent at Portal A in Los Angeles felt an immediate connection with the drama students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas and her former ...

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BROWARD COUNTY, FL - Registration is now open for the free Summer Recreation Program at one of six participating neighborhood parks: Boulevard Gardens Community Center, Franklin Park, Lafayette Hart Park, Reverend Samuel Delevoe Park, Roosevelt Gardens Park, and Sunview Park, all located in the ...

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PARKLAND, FL - Heron Heights Elementary and Westglades Middle School jointly held their annual Multicultural and Fine Arts Night last night. Based on the attendance at this community event in prior years, the Parent/Teacher Organization’s event organizers decided to move it to a larger venue to ...

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SUNRISE, FL - Thousands of South Florida residents gathered at the BB&T Center Monday night to experience “From Broadway With Love: A Benefit Concert for Parkland, USA.” The concert raised funds for the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting on February 14. Musical ...

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PARKLAND, FL - Marjory Stoneman Douglas student Sawyer Garrity has joined the lineup of 54 SINGS P!NK, August 19th, at Feinstein’s/54 Below in New York City. Garrity is a high school senior and co-wrote the song “Shine”, with Andrea Peña, after surviving the Marjory Stoneman Douglas tragedy. The ...

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PARKLAND, FL - Heron Bay held its annual egg hunt for residents on Sunday at the Plaza del Lago Pavillions, featuring the egg hunt as well as Mr. and Mrs. Bunny, who posed for photos with Heron Bay families.  A dj and a face painter provided entertainment and four food trucks fed the hungry egg ...

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PARKLAND, FL - Eats 'n' Beats, a free event featuring an outdoor concert, food, and fun, will take place tonight from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Equestrian Center.  Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy the music of Time for a Change Band and Jason K & Signal Fire.  ...

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PARKLAND, FL – Nine cast members from ABC’s Emmy Award Winning comedy Modern Family sent a message to Stoneman Douglas High School students, pledging their support in advance of the March 24 gun violence rally. “We stand with you and we will be right there by your side as Americans take to the ...

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PARKLAND, FL - Congregation Kol Tikvah hosted a Purim Carnival on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., featuring carnival games, inflatables, face painting, and more.  Children also enjoyed hot dogs, hamburgers, popcorn, cotton candy, and snow cones.  Some of the children wore costumes.  The carnival ...

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PARKLAND, FL - The Parkland Moms Club gathered on Saturday at Pine Trails Park to create a banner for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.  Moms and their preschool and elementary school students worked on the banner. Susan Alman, President of the Parkland Moms Club, said, "The Parkland Moms ...

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PARKLAND, FL - For Parkland photographer and mom, Paulina Splechta, photography is not only her livelihood, it's also her passion.  After the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas, she is using her photography skills to help to bring unity and change.  Most recently, she captured the flowers, signs, ...

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