January 2018 Up & Coming

Coral Springs Family Fun Day & Car Show – Sat, Feb 3  

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. come out to the Sportsplex, 2575 Sports Drive, for a day of fun for every family member! There is so much to do including music, food trucks, vendors, bounce houses, an exciting car show and live entertainment. Admission and parking are FREE!  PLEASE NO PETS

Parkland Farmers Market and Pet Expo- Sundays, February 4 (Pet Expo) & February 18 (Kids Safety Day) From 9 AM to 1 PM, join Friends and neighbors at the Equestrian Center at Temple Park, 8350 Ranch Rd., for the continuation of the biggest outdoor Farmers’ Market in Broward County to shop your favorite fresh and local vendors. Customers will be able to purchase items such as fresh and organic vegetables, fruits, herbs, beautiful flowers, breads, pastries and other baked goods. We also feature a variety of gourmet foods such as jam, honey, dips, sauces, fresh pasta, cheese, and pickles. Our market is dog friendly, so don’t forget to visit our pet vendors. If you have questions or need info, please call (954) 757-4105 or email farmersmarket@cityofparkland.org. See the ad and articles on pages 18 & 19.

Florida Renaissance Festival – weekends only; Saturday, February 10 – Sunday, March 25

Travel back in time to the 16th Century at the 26th Annual Florida Renaissance Festival coming to Quiet Waters Park, 401 South Powerline Rd., Deerfield Beach. Open from 10:00 a.m. to Sunset each of the seven weekends (and on President’s Day Monday), more than 100 Performers, including a stable of Jousting professionals, will entertain while more than 100 Artisans will be selling their wares. Children will revel in activities at the Kid’s Kingdom, while Food and Drynk fit for a King will be plentiful! It’s a Fun Family Event for All Ages! For tickets and further information see www.Ren-fest.com See ad page 29.

Parkland Eats n Beats – Saturday, February 10

Come out to Parkland Amphitheater, 10561 Trails End… Don’t forget to grab your lawn chairs and blankets for an evening of music, food, and great company from 5:30 to 9:30 PM! For the entertainment pleasure of everyone in attendance, the City of Parkland presents Maggie Baugh and Hit the Slide . Come hungry because there will also be a wide variety of food trucks to eat from. No tents, pets, or alcoholic beverages are allowed within the park. Admission and parking are free! For further info, call 954-757-4105.

City of Parkland Movies in the Park: Double Feature – Friday, February 16

The City of Parkland brings the big screen to your own backyard! At 6 PM, enjoy the full feature Despicable Me 3 followed soon after by Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles at 9 PM at the Pine Trails Park Amphitheatre (10555 Trails End). Join us as we transform the park into our own local movie theater with an 18-foot inflatable movie screen, freshly popped popcorn, and more. Bring your chairs, blankets, and pillows to get comfortable under the stars. Parking and admission are free! For more info, call 954-757-4105.

Cirque Italia Aqua – Friday, Feb 23 thru Sunday, March 4

The Gold Unit performs in breathtaking style at an amazing presentation that is sure to astound each member of the family! The Water Circus takes place under the Big Top At 1111 North Congress Ave., West Palm Beach, FL. For ticket info and a valuable coupon, please see our back cover, then visit www.CirqueItalia.com

Coral Springs Movie in the Park – Saturday, Feb. 24

The City’s free Movie in the Park will feature Boss Baby, rated PG. Held from 7-9PM, parking and admission are free. Blankets, lawn chairs and coolers are welcome with refresh­ments available for purchase. Please refrain from bringing glass con­tainers, alcohol and pets. For more info, please call 954-345-2200.

9th Annual Tour de Broward – Sunday Feb 25th

The Ride, Run Walk event  will be held at Miramar Regional Park, 16801 Miramar Parkway, Miramar and benefits Joe DiMaggio Children;s Hospital.  For more info call 954-905-5633, email: info@TourdeBroward.com see article pages 24-25.

Arts & Crafts Show – Saturday March 3rd From 9am to 2pm at Cokesbury United Methodist Church, 1801 NW 65th Ave, Margate 33063. All arts, paintings, carvings, photography, pottery, ceramics and crafts. Refreshments and special crafts for the kids. Presented by The G.A.L.S. (God’s Angels Loving Service) Group. Outside tent space available on request. Inside table reservations $25 per table by February 16th. For more info please call 954-979-9855 or 954-795-8194.