September 2018 Up & Coming

Parkland and Coral Springs News

Parkland Library Used Book Fair – Weds-Sat, September 5-8

Sponsored by the Parkland Friends of the Library from 10 AM to 5 PM on these four days, the fair features used books at the city’s library, 6620 University Drive. For more info, call 954-757-4203.

Coral Springs Remembrance 5K Run/Walk – Saturday, September 8

Coming together as a community, the race begins at 7 AM at the Coral Springs Northwest Regional Library, 3151 University Dr., Coral Springs. Each year, the City remembers the victims and honors the heroes of September 11, 2001. This is a family friendly event. Awards will be given to the top three overall male and female, as well as the top three in the age-appropriate categories. Team awards will also be given to the top fire rescue department, law enforcement department, EMT paramedic department, and top club. All finishers will receive Medals and t-shirts. For more info, visit

September 11th – Never Forget Mobile Exhibit – September 11 & 12

Plan to visit the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation Exhibit in the parking area of the Coral Springs Gymnasium, 2501 Coral Springs Drive. Launched in 2013, the exhibit, which is housed in a 1,000 square foot trailer – is a tribute and educational tool that travels across the country. The City of Coral Springs is bringing the exhibit to our community for residents and students to visit. Pre-scheduled students from Coral Springs schools will visit the exhibit each morning, with public viewing on September 11 from 2-8 p.m. and on September 12 from 4-8 p.m. Residents are encouraged to text 888-777 with the keyword – 911EXHIBIT to receive updates on the event. For more info, call Gina Orlando at 954-344-1147 or email her [email protected].

Parkland Redhawks Lacrosse FREE First Time Player Clinic – Sunday, Sept 16

Plan to visit the From 4-5:30 PM at Pine Trails Park- Turf Field. No equipment needed to come to the clinic. For more info see

Parkland Art-for-Autumn Mural Painting – Thursday, September

20 It’s almost autumn! What better way to celebrate than to add your creative mark on a big mural that will be displayed at the library all season long? This all-ages family fun painting event will get you in the spirit of fall fun. Drop in to the library, 6620 University Dr., any time between 3 PM and 4:30 PM to participate. Parkland Library card required. Register online or call (954)757-4207.

Parkland Chess Club (age 8 and up) – Wednesday, September

26 From 4:15 PM?-?5:15 PM come to the library, 6620 University Dr., for a friendly game of chess. All levels welcome. Parkland Library Chess Club is for children ages 8 and up. Registration is required for each game date. To register visit or call (954)757-4207.

Coral Springs Artoberfest -Saturday Oct 6

Coral Springs is putting its own twist on Oktoberfest! Join us for a night of German culture and art at our second annual Artoberfest celebration in Downtown Coral Springs. The event will feature everything from authentic entertainment to a stein-holding competition and a Yodeling contest. So grab your friends and meet us on the City Hall lawn from 4 to 10pm.

Biergarten by Tucher and German wines available. Traditional Foods by The Ambry will be available for purchase. Proceeds from alcohol sales will benefit the Coral Springs Museum of Art. Plenty of free parking will be available in the City Hall parking garage. City Hall is located at 9500 West Sample Road. For more info see the article on page 11, or call 954-344-1111.

Parkland Dash 5k/5mile and 1 mile fun run – Sunday, October 7

The 2018 Parkland Dash 5K, 5 Mile, and 1 Mile Fun Run begins at 7:00 AM for the benefit of the five Broward County Public Schools located in Parkland.. The race will take place at Pine Trails Park, 10555 Trails End, Parkland. Check-in is from 6:00 – 6:30 a.m. Participants can choose either a certified 5K course, 5 Mile course or a 1 mile fun run/walk. The 1 mile fun run/walk can be enjoyed by individuals or families. Strollers are welcome for all courses. For more info, call 954-757-4105 or see