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Sunrise area events beginning Feb. 20

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 13:15

This calendar includes events taking place in Sunrise, Plantation, Lauderhill, Tamarac and surrounding areas. Events subject to change.

Ragtime Music Performance — Boogie Woogie with Pianist Kris Nicholson: 4:30-6 p.m., Feb. 20. Groove to music with a Ragtime Music Performance. Lauderhill Central...

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Stitch in time: Airing of the Quilts showcases colorful creations at Stranahan House

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 11:45

Harking back to a time when communities across the country would wash and air dry their quilts on a clothesline or front porch after winter, the Historic Stranahan House Museum recently displayed colorful creations made by Broward County quilters during the inaugural Broward Quilt Expo Airing of...

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Broward College launches career-readiness program for refugees

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 11:25

Broward College is offering a new program funded by a grant from the federal government directed toward helping refugees.

Classes began last month for Project RECAP (Refugees Education Through Career and Academic Pathways) serving 300 resettled refugees.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human...

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Sunrise area events: Feb. 13-23

Wed, 02/06/2019 - 15:50

This calendar includes events taking place in Sunrise, Plantation, Lauderhill, Tamarac and surrounding areas. Events subject to change.

Resume Writing & Career Class: 12:30-2 p.m., Feb. 13. West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation. 954-765-1577. Free.

Art from Our Hearts Valentine's...

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Two males shot in Lauderdale Lakes Sunday afternoon; conditions unknown

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 15:05

Two men were shot on a street in Lauderdale Lakes Sunday shortly after 1 p.m., a Broward Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman said.

The shooting took place in the 3600 block of Northwest 35 Avenue.

Deputies raced to the scene and found two males suffering from gunshot wounds after a call came into 911...

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3 in critical condition after shooting and stabbing in Lauderhill, police say

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 04:25

A shooting and stabbing incident in Lauderhill left at least three people hospitalized Saturday night, police said.

The violence flared at about 9:45 p.m. at a large gathering inside the Tree Gardens apartment complex, Lauderhill Police said. One victim was found inside the complex; two others...

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Two rescued after car goes into water off turnpike

Fri, 02/01/2019 - 09:35

A car went off the highway and into a body of water off Florida’s Turnpike near the border of Sunrise and Lauderhill Friday morning.

The crash happened just north of the Sunrise Boulevard exit.

Preliminary information from the scene is that an adult and a child were taken to a hospital.

No other...

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Sunrise area events: Feb. 6-16

Thu, 01/31/2019 - 14:25

This calendar includes events taking place in Sunrise, Plantation, Lauderhill, Tamarac and surrounding areas. Events subject to change.

AARP: Meets Feb. 6, 1-2 p.m., on the 1st Wednesday of the month, with guest speaker. Public invited. Free. Deicke Auditorium, 5701 Cypress Road, Plantation. 954-584-4699.

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Golf Tips Magazine names Coral Springs teaching pro Top 25 instructor

Wed, 01/30/2019 - 16:45

Golf Tips Magazine has named teaching professional Barry Goldstein, of Coral Springs, one of the Top 25 Instructors in America for 2019-2020.

Based at Inverrary Country Club in Lauderhill, Goldstein joins two dozen of the nation’s most respected and lauded teachers to form what editor Vic Williams...

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School bus and car crash on Sunrise Boulevard

Tue, 01/29/2019 - 10:05

Minor injuries were reported Tuesday morning when an occupied Broward County school bus and a car were involved in a crash, rescue officials said.

The crash happened on West Sunrise Boulevard and Northwest 31st Avenue, according to Lauderhill Fire-Rescue.

No other information was immediately available.

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Sunrise area events for Jan. 30

Fri, 01/25/2019 - 13:05

This calendar includes events taking place in Sunrise, Plantation, Lauderhill, Tamarac and surrounding areas. Events subject to change.

Rock the Park: 6-10 p.m., Feb 1: City of Plantation’s Parks & Rec. Dept. hosts a concert with food trucks, on the first Friday of the month, through April. Bring...

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Sunrise area events: Jan. 23-Feb. 2

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 12:00

This calendar includes events taking place in Sunrise, Plantation, Lauderhill, Tamarac and surrounding areas. Events subject to change.

FRIDAY 1

Rock the Park: Friday, Feb 1: The City of Plantation’s Parks & Rec. Dept. hosts a free concert, on the first Friday of the month, through April. Food...

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Thinking of popping a wheelie this MLK holiday? Dirt bikers warned they’ll go to jail

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 15:00

For the fifth year in a row, outlaw riders whose dirt bikes and ATVs are not legal to drive on highways and streets are expected to descend upon Miami-Dade and Broward counties as soon as Saturday — in what has been described as a celebration of slain civil-rights leader, the Rev. Martin Luther...

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Sunrise area events: Jan. 16-26

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 14:10

This calendar includes events taking place in Sunrise, Plantation, Lauderhill, Tamarac and surrounding areas. Events subject to change.

FRIDAY 18

Used Library Book Sale: Friday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Helen B. Hoffman Plantation Library, 501 N Fig Tree Lane, Plantation. 954-797-2140. Free browsing;...

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'I can't breathe,' dying man kept saying after shooting; siblings are now charged with killing him

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 12:45

The victim had a “look of terror” in his eyes as he clutched his side and ran toward a witness asking for help in the moments after an attempted robbery and shooting, Lauderhill police said.

Officers found a bleeding Dwight Higgins Jr. repeatedly yelling, “I can’t breathe,” as he lay on the ground...

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Sunrise area events: Jan. 9-19

Fri, 01/04/2019 - 10:40

This calendar includes events taking place in Sunrise, Plantation, Lauderhill, Tamarac and surrounding areas. Events subject to change.

SATURDAY 12

Gold Coast Bonsai Society: Meets Jan. 12, on the 2nd Saturday, 9 a.m-noon. Sunrise Village Civic Center, 6800 Sunset Strip, Sunrise. goldcoastbonsai.com

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Fire destroys duplex and leaves 7 people with no place to live

Mon, 12/31/2018 - 05:30

The new year means finding a new place to live for seven people who once called a Lauderhill duplex their home.

The residence at 5225 NW 15th Ct., just west of Florida’s Turnpike and north of W. Sunrise Boulevard, was completely destroyed by flames Sunday morning, fire officials said.

Two adults...

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Girl, 5, critical after fall from fourth-floor balcony, rescuers say

Fri, 12/28/2018 - 19:00

A 5-year-old girl was home alone with three sisters when she fell from a fourth-floor balcony onto the asphalt below, Lauderhill police said.

The child was unresponsive, bleeding from the mouth and in critical condition when she was rushed to Broward Health Medical Center Friday afternoon, said...

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Sunrise area events: Jan. 2-12

Thu, 12/27/2018 - 11:45

This calendar includes events taking place in Sunrise, Plantation, Lauderhill, Tamarac and surrounding areas. Events subject to change.

WEDNESDAY 2

AARP: Meets Jan. 2, 1-2 p.m., on the 1st Wednesday of the month, with guest speaker. Public invited. Free. Deicke Auditorium, 5701 Cypress Road, Plantation....

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Lauderhill youth football teams vie for bragging rights at Chris Smith All-Star Classic

Wed, 12/19/2018 - 16:30

It has become one of the most anticipated events of the youth football season. The annual Chris Smith All-Star Classic celebrated its 15th season on the gridiron with five age division games at the Lauderhill Sports Complex.

The players who were invited to play at the end of season game get to...

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