Tunes ‘N Trucks Concert Series Begins this Friday
The City’s outdoor concert series begins this week! Join us for a fantastic season of live music and food trucks.
The food vendors will start serving at 6:00 p.m., and the music will begin at 7:00 p.m. Bring your lawn chair or blanket to the Sunrise Civic Center Amphitheater (10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard, Sunrise 33351). Admission is free!
Friday, October 20
Odyssey Road – Tribute to Journey
Food vendors scheduled to participate include:
- 32 Bubbles - Hong Kong Bubble Waffles, Toppings, Ice Cream, Thai Iced Tea
- 90 Miles to Go - Cuban Fusion Cuisine
- BC Tacos - Gourmet Tacos
- Bobby's Event & Concessions - Chicago-Style Hot Dogs, Polish Sausages
- Che Grill - Argentinian Street Food
- Chef Alex - Gyros, Greek Salad, Spinach Pie, Baklava
- Di Big Jerk - Caribbean Food
- Getsemani International Cuisine - Mofongo (Chicken, Pork, Beef, Shrimp), Quesadillas
- Miami Grilled Cheese - Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
- Mobile Culinary Kitchen - Colombian Burgers, Arepas, Empanadas, Sandwiches
- Red Zeppelin - Maine Lobster Rolls, Lobster Bisque, Salad, Soft Drinks
- Snowie - Snow Cones, Pop Corn, Cotton Candy, Nacho Cheese, Sodas, Water
- TJ's Treats - Funnel Cakes, Deep Fried Oreos
- Virgo Bomb - Creative Gourmet Sandwiches, Vegetarian and Healthy Options
- World Famous - Eggrolls, Fries, Strawberry Lemonade, Desserts
Friday, November 17
Wonderful Music – Tribute to Stevie Wonder
Our 2017-2018 Tunes ‘N Trucks concert series is sponsored by Memorial Healthcare System. Visit www.sunrisefl.gov/tunes for a schedule of dates and bands through May. For additional information, or to request a food vendor application, call (954) 747-4600.
Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Disposal Event Set for October 22
The City of Sunrise and the City of Plantation have partnered to provide residents with opportunities to dispose of household hazardous waste (HHW) and electronics. The next HHW drop-off event is set for this Saturday, October 22, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Sunrise City Hall (10770 West Oakland Park Boulevard, Sunrise 33351). This event is free for residents of Sunrise and Plantation with proof of residency. The following items will be accepted:
Automobile Batteries and Fluids
Boat Batteries and Fluids
Compact Fluorescent Bulbs (CFLs)
||Fluorescent Light Bulbs and Tubes
Keyboards and Mice
Nail Polish Remover
Telephones and Cell Phones
Tires (limit four)
Wood Stains and Stripper
You may also bring up to two file boxes of personal documents per household for on-site shredding
. DO NOT bring explosives, biohazardous waste or business-generated waste.
The next HHW disposal event is planned for November 19 in Plantation. In addition, residents may bring HHW items to the Wheelabrator facility in Davie on select Saturdays. For details, visit www.sunrisefl.gov/hhw
or call (954) 577-1135.
Poets Wanted: Word Up! Slam
Audition on November 8
Broward County high school students are invited to audition for Sunrise's ninth-annual Word Up! Poetry Slam, presented in collaboration with the Jason Taylor Foundation (JTF), the Omari Hardwick bluapple Poetry Network, and the Art Prevails Project. Students: This slam is a great warm up for speech/debate competitions and JTF’s Louder Than A Bomb Florida.
Tryouts are set for Wednesday, November 8, at 6:00 p.m. in the Sunrise Civic Center Theatre (10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard). Pre-registration is required: Download your audition application here. If you have questions about the application or audition process, call (954) 747-4662 or email email@example.com.
Poets who are selected to compete in Word Up! must participate in a series of free Saturday workshops at the Sunrise Civic Center. During these workshops (scheduled for November 18 and December 2, 9, and 16; 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.), students will receive valuable writing and performance assistance in preparation for the final slam on Wednesday, December 20. The top prize includes $250 cash (courtesy of JTF), a trophy, and bragging rights.
Not ready to audition? Purchase a $5 ticket to the Word Up! Poetry Slam – December 20 at 7:00 p.m. in the Sunrise Civic Center Theatre – and hear some of Broward's top youth spoken-word artists. Call the Sunrise Civic Center Box Office for information (954-747-4646) or visit https://www.sunrisefl.gov/tickets.html to reserve your seat.
Celebrate the Arts in the City of Sunrise
Don’t miss these exciting events at the Sunrise Civic Center Theatre:
Flashback Film: “The Goonies”
Friday, October 27, at 7:00 p.m.
Share this ‘80s favorite with a new generation! Mikey Walsh and his friends – “the Goonies” – will be forced to move if golf course developers keep buying up their homes. When Mikey finds an ancient treasure map, the Goonies think they can come up with enough cash to save their houses. Will their quest pan out – or will criminals beat them to the gold? Rated PG. PLEASE NOTE: Due to Hurricane Irma, this film was rescheduled from its original screening date of Friday, September 8. Previously-purchased tickets will be honored, or refunds can be requested. Reserved seating: $5 per person (includes popcorn and a drink).
Sunrise Pops in Concert
Sunday, October 29, at 2:00 p.m.
The Sunrise Pops is celebrating its 31st season! Don’t miss the orchestra’s renditions of Broadway tunes, movie themes, light classical and opera favorites, and popular and dance music. Today’s guest vocalist is Jo Dolce. Upcoming concert dates – all Sundays at 2:00 p.m. – include December 17, February 4, March 18, and May 6. A five-concert subscription is $155 (general reserved) or $170 (premium reserved) per person; single-concert tickets are $35 (general reserved) or $38 (premium reserved).
“Same Time, Next Year”
Saturday, November 4, at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, November 5, at 2:00 p.m.
Doris and George meet by chance at a cozy California inn. Although they’re married to others, they become lovers and agree to rendezvous once a year. Both touching and funny, Same Time, Next Year portrays the joys and sorrows shared by two very different people who evolve over the course of a 25-year affair. Don’t miss Down in Front Theatre Company’s production of one of Broadway’s most popular romantic comedies. Reserved seating: $18 adult, $10 child.
Family Film: “Trolls”
Sunday, November 19, at 2:00 p.m.
Bring your little one to enjoy this lovable story, featuring original songs by Justin Timberlake. Watch as Poppy and Branch try to save their friends and discover where happiness really comes from. After the movie, meet Poppy and Branch for pictures and special memories! “Trolls” is produced by DreamWorks Animation and rated PG. Reserved seating: $7 per person (includes a snack and a drink).
The Sunrise Civic Center Theatre and Amphitheater are located at 10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard. The Box Office is open Tuesday and Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Wednesday and Thursday from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.; Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; and one hour before shows. Call (954) 747-4646 for information, or purchase tickets online at https://www.sunrisefl.gov/tickets.html
Trick or Trot 5K and Kids’ Dash Set for October 28
Don't miss the City of Sunrise's inaugural Trick or Trot 5K and Kids' Dash!
The Halloween-themed race will take place on Saturday, October 28, at Broward County’s beautiful Markham Park (16001 West State Road 84, Sunrise, 33326). Packet pickup will open at 5:45 a.m., and the race will start at 7:30 a.m.
Individual runners, walkers, and families of all ages, skill levels and abilities are welcomed on this USATF-sanctioned route. Family-appropriate costumes are encouraged, and the “best dressed” will receive special recognition at the end of the race!
Registration is $30 for the 5K, and $10 for the Kids’ Dash (for children 10 and under). Participants will receive a tech t-shirt and a commemorative medal.
Proceeds will benefit the Paralyzed Veterans of America (Florida Chapter), as well as the City of Sunrise Social Services programs. For additional information, and to register, visit www.sunrisefl.gov/5K