Arts & Entertainment

May 22, 2020

PARKLAND, FL- Summer is almost here, and Parklanders are preparing for the most unique summer season in memory. Any activity that supports and allows for social distancing while resembling a bit of normalcy seems like a good idea to many local residents. This weekend, a new Drive-In theater ...

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PARKLAND, FL- "Parkland Rising," a documentary that follows the lives of Parklanders in the wake of the Stoneman Douglas tragedy, has announced that it will premier on June 2, 2020. The date coincides with National Gun Violence Awareness Day and Wear Orange Day. "Parkland Rising" is Directed and ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The United States Navy's Blue Angels will be flying over South Florida on Friday. The legendary flight team will be showcasing their aerial abilities along the east coast of the state between Miami and Jacksonville, making a brief path over Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Communities all over the United States are facing the challenge of social distancing to stop the spread of Coronavirus. Parents, families and neighborhoods are getting creative to provide entertainment and to encourage each other while the world is on hold. Communities in Parkland ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The city of Parkland will be hosting "Parkchella," a Coachella-themed event, at the Pine Trails Park amphitheater on Saturday, March 14, 2020, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. The event is based on California's legendary Coachella Music and Arts event, which is held every year in Southern ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Stoneman Douglas Winter Guard will host and compete in the South Florida Winter Guard Association (SFWGA) Guard Contest on Saturday, March 7, 2020. The competition will be held at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Doors open at 1:00 p.m. and performances begin at 1:45 ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School's highly regarded drama department will be performing a new musical entitled "Imaginary" beginning on Thursday, March 5. "Imaginary" is a story about childhood, imagination, and growing up while highlighting friendship through a series of twists ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Parkland Buddy Sports Valentine's Dance is back again. The annual event has become a staple of the community and a wonderful opportunity to support our children and young adults with special needs. The dance is from 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. on Sunday at the P-REC. Registration is $5 ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Stoneman Douglas Winter Guard is presenting "Preview Night" Friday, January 24, 2020, at Stoneman Douglas High School.  The event will feature performances from Stoneman Douglas High School A, Atlantic High School, Relentless Open, Spanish River High School and JV. After ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life- Parkland and Coral Springs is a fundraiser that impacts and supports our local community. Team Miralago has supported the Relay for Life cause for five years. Rachel Frydman started the team four years ago that is led currently by team ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The city of Parkland's annual Family Fun Fest celebration will be hosted at Pine Trails Park next weekend. The three-day event will be held Friday, January 10 from 5:00-10:00 p.m., Saturday, January 11 from 12:00-10:00 p.m. and Sunday, January 12 from 12:00-6:00 p.m. It will feature ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The snow was falling in Parkland Thursday night. The city's annual Snowfest event at Pine Trails Park turned the lawn into a winter wonderland. Children ran from one snow activity to the next throughout the evening, as the light rain added to winter scene. Kids enjoyed playing in the ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Sunday's Farmers' Market and Craft Fair is the last opportunity to pick up fresh goods for your holiday meals and unique gifts for family and friends. The Farmers' Market will feature a craft fair with local artisans selling handmade goods, gifts, paintings, home decor, and more. The ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The City of Parkland will hold its annual Light Up the Park on Friday, December 13, 2019, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The event will take place at the Parkland Amphitheatre in Pine Trails Park. Light Up the Park is a family friendly event designed to kick off the holiday season. The ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Parkland Rangers will be bringing two teams to the 2019 Pop Warner National Cheer and Dance Championships in Orlando next week. The Junior Pee Wee and Mighty Mites squads both advanced from recent Regional competition. The Pee Wee team finished 1st out of 5 teams in the ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Parkland’s annual Snowfest is returning on Thursday, December 19, from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at Pine Trails Park. This event has become a favorite among Parkland residents. Kids and adults alike look forward to it all year as demonstrated by a sold out venue in recent years. Last year the ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Sunday's Farmers' Market is a great opportunity to find those perfect holiday gifts. The Farmers' Market will feature a craft fair with local artisans selling handmade goods, gifts, paintings, home decor, and more. The Market is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Equestrian Center, ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Parkland Project's new album, Wake Up, America, has been released nationwide as of November 6. The Parkland Project is a song writing initiative that developed in the wake of the Stoneman Douglas tragedy. After the events of February 14, Peter Yarrow of the musical group Peter, ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Parkland Farmers' Market will feature a craft fair on Sunday, November 17.  The craft fair will feature local artisans selling handmade goods, gifts, paintings, home decor, and more.The Market is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Equestrian Center, 8350 Ranch Road.   The City ...

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PARKLAND, FL-  The Marjory Stoneman Douglas Drama Department presents "Peter and the Starcatcher" this week. The play is based on the 2004 novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson and provides a backstory for the characters of Peter Pan, Mrs Darling, Tinker Bell and Hook. "Peter and the ...

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PARKLAND, FL- On Sunday, Parkland was represented beautifully at the Miami Dolphins game. 10-year-old  Reina Ozby sang the National Anthem prior to kickoff. The Parkland resident isn't a stranger to singing on a large platform, as her rendition of the National Anthem is played every morning at 4:30 ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Parkland Farmers' Market returns for the 2019/2020 season on Sunday, November 3. The Market is held twice per month on Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. during market season, always at the Equestrian Center, 8350 Ranch Road.   The City of Parkland Farmers' Market offers customers ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Marjory Stoneman Douglas is hosting a fun event for area families. Trunk or Treat will take place on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The event will feature decorated cars, candy and music. Participants are encouraged to ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Eagle Regiment makes their presence known weekly at the Stoneman Douglas Football games. The marching band's music and cheering help pump up the team and crowd.  "Since the new band director (Steve Rivero) came in the culture has changed. It's the first time we've seen the band ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The 1st Annual "Orange Ribbons For Jaime" Dance-A-Thon is generating a significant amount of interest both locally and nationally. The event, held in honor of Jaime Guttenberg, is an inspirational fundraising dance weekend to be held not only in Parkland, but at over 50 locations ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Hundreds gathered at Pine Trails park on Friday night for Parkland's Halloween Festival and Trunk or Treat. Families enjoyed food trucks, pumpkins, live entertainment and trunk or treating from area businesses. Students volunteers were on hand to help with the event and were ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Parkland resident Hazel Melander wanted to organize  with other local women and make a difference in the community. She formed a group called The Real Housewives of Parkland, in which local women gather for fun events to share the passion of supporting each other as career ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Eagle Regiment took 5th place at the Orlando Regionals of the Bands of America Competition on October 12th at Camping World Stadium in Orlando. Stoneman Douglas's marching band placed 4th in preliminary competition and 5th overall among 22 teams that competed.  The top ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Stoneman Douglas will host the 14th Annual "Not So Scary Halloween" celebration on Saturday night, October 19, from 5-8 p.m. on the MSD campus. The event is an annual party for Douglas students and the Parkland community. Activities at the "Not So Scary" celebration will include face ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Marching in a competitive high school program is not a sport, you say? Actually, it's a highly choreographed activity requiring cardiovascular conditioning, endurance, strength and flexibility. Oh yeah, musical and dancing talent to boot. These kids experience muscle soreness and ...

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