Parkland and Coral Springs News
Parkland’s annual Family Fun Fest Carnival January 11-13
The festivities begin on Friday, January 11th and continue through Sunday. With plenty of rides, games, music, and food for the whole family to enjoy. Admission and parking are free. Single ticket purchases are available, or you can get a $25 wristband on site for unlimited rides all night long! Held at Pine Trails Park (10555 Trails End, Parkland, FL 33076). Join us for 3 fun-filled days. For more information, please go to www.cityofparkland.org/FFF, call (954) 757-4105
Coral Springs Movie in the Park – Sat, January 12
Watch a hit movie on the big outdoor screen from 7:30 to 9 PM at Betti Stradling Park, 10301 Wiles Road. The City’s FREE Movie in the Park will feature Sherlock Gnomes, rated PG. Parking and admission are free. Blankets, lawn chairs and coolers are welcome, and refreshments will be available for purchase. Please refrain from bringing glass containers, alcohol and pets.
For more info, call 954-345-2200.
Coral Springs 29th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration – Thursday, January 17 through Monday, January 21 Diverse events are planned throughout the city to honor the legacy of an incredible man. Please see the ad and article on pages 8-9 for more details. For further info, call Joyce Campos at 954-344-1005.
Parkland Drive-In Movie – Saturday, January 26
Lights, Camera…ACTION! The City of Parkland turns the Equestrian Center (8350 Ranch Road) into the most amazing drive-in movie theater experience at 6:00 PM, when they will show the feature film Small Foot. Equipped with a movie screen that sits 3-stories high and sound transmitted through your FM radio, this is going to be a movie night you won’t want to miss! Cars can arrive as early as 4:30 PM. For more info, call 954-757-4105.
Savor the Notes Jazz Brunch – Sunday, January 27
Sponsored by the City of Coral Springs, this Jazz Brunch will feature the award winning JP Taravella Jazz Ensemble followed by main act Yvette Norwood-Tiger. The fun takes place on the new City Hall lawn from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Enjoy live music, mimosas, delicious brunch items and local vendors at 9500 W Sample Road, 33065. Lawn chairs and blankets are encouraged, and the location welcomes well-behaved dogs. City Hall is just west of University Drive in Downtown Coral Springs. Plenty of free public parking will be available in the parking garage.
For more info, call 954-344-1111