March 2020 Up & Coming

Parkland and Coral Springs News

Imaginary, a New Musical – March 5-7
Performed by the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Drama Department, don’t miss out on seeing this incredible show March 5th, 6th, and 7th at 7:00 p.m. in the Stoneman Douglas Auditorium. Tickets are now available online at douglashigh.seatyourself.biz, $8 for students, $13 for adults, or you can purchase them at the door for $15. For more info. see ad and article on pages 24 & 25

Relay For Life of Parkland & Coral Springs – Sat., March 7
From 5 pm – 10 pm at the Coral Springs Sportsplex
2700 Sportsplex Drive Coral Springs (Next to Coral Glades High School).To learn more about Relay For Life of Parkland and Coral Springs and form a team or register as an individual or cancer survivor, visit Relayforlife.org/parklandfl.

Coral Springs Movie in the Park – Sat., March 7
Watch The Secret Life of Pets2 rated: PG on the big outdoor screen! From 7:30 to 9:30 PM, the City’s FREE Movie in the Park is always a great time at Betti Stradling Park, 10301 Wiles Road. 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 information, please call 954-345-2200.

Parkland Farmers’ Market – Sun, March 8 & 22
Held from 9 AM to 1 PM, enjoy the Parkland Farmers’ Market at the Equestrian Center at Temple Park, 8350 Ranch Rd. 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. For more info, call 954-757-4105.

Adults Open Play Game Room – Friday, March 13
From 1 to 4 PM, meet friends for Mah Jong, dominoes, Canasta, Scrabble or chess at the Parkland Library, 6620 University Drive. The Parkland Library has games for you to check out with your Parkland Library card and use in our comfortable multi-purpose room. For more information visit www.cityofparkland.org/library or call (954)757-4214.

Florida Renaissance Festival – weekends only; February 8 – March 22
All Lords and Ladies are cordially invited to step back in time during seven weekends of adventure at the annual Florida Renaissance Festival. New themed weekends, new entertainment acts and more await those who look fondly upon years (ahem, centuries) past. All are invited to the grandiose events taking place at Deerfield Beach’s Quiet Waters Park. Special theme weekends encourage patrons to be their favorite knight, wizard, viking and more! Please see the ad on page 26. For more info, call 954-776-1642 or see www.renfest.com

Coral Springs Festival of the Arts – Saturday and Sunday, March 21 & 22
The Coral Springs Festival of the Arts is honored to be celebrating 16 years of supporting the Arts at the Walk, 2920 North University Dr. The Festival will be held from 10 AM to 5 PM both days. Every year, the event attracts 30,000 – 40,000 people from all over the South Florida area. This year, the Festival features a juried arts and crafts show with over 200 fine artisans and crafters and will once again share space with Gardenfest Coral Springs, which will showcase a wide variety of beautiful orchids, exotic plants and many native plants. The Festival entertains, inspires, and educates its attendees. Musical groups will include all genres –Latin, jazz, bluegrass, country, steel bands and a Billy Joel rock and roll tribute band. The performing arts will feature Japanese drums, Irish dancers, a banjo band, an a cappella chorus and more. Off-site parking with free trolley service to the Festival is available at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts and the parking garage at the new city hall. For more info see www.csfoa.org

Glamour for Good – Saturday April 18th
100% of the proceeds benefit SOS Children’s Village. From 7:30 pm to Midnight at the Parkland Golf & Country Club. Live Dj, Fundraising Casino, Dinner & Drinks, Dancing, Art & Entertainment and Kids Activity Partners. For parents that want to buy tickets and join the movement to help South Florida Foster Kids, contact us at 954.789.1724 for sponsorship details or visit https://apps.sosflorida.com/upcoming-events. See ad and article on pages 6-7.

Parkland Mayor’s Chess Challenge – Saturday, February 29
From 11 AM to 1 PM at Parkland‘s P-REC, 10559 Trails End. Join the Mayor and community leaders for a free and friendly meeting of the minds in support of Scholastic Chess. Players of all ages and skill levels are welcome. For more info, 954-757-4105.