Calendar of Events - October 2014
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All Events:
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 - Wednesday, October 08, 2014

SunTrust Sunday Jazz Brunch

Starts:

Sunday, January 05, 2014

Ends:

Sunday, December 07, 2014

Description:

SunTrust Sunday Jazz Brunch is an ideal way to relax and enjoy Fort Lauderdale’s scenic Riverwalk. This free, live, outdoor concert series brings the area’s best local jazz artists. Listen to the soulful sounds on four different stages on the first Sunday of each month from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend, including well-behaved, leashed pets. There is plenty of room to set up chairs, blankets and picnic baskets to experience the fabulous entertainment. Patrons can also stroll along the historic brick-lined walkway to enjoy live music while browsing items from local merchants and enjoying food from area restaurants. The SunTrust Sunday Jazz Brunch is sponsored by SunTrust and is produced by the City of Fort Lauderdale’s Parks and Recreation Department.

Start Time:

11:00 AM

End Time:

2:00 PM

Location:

Esplanade Park, 400 S.W. 2nd Street

Phone:

954-828-5363

Ticket Price:

Free

Sponsor:

SunTrust

Website:

http://www.fortlauderdale.gov/events/jazzbrunch/jazzbrunch.htm

Farmers Market at Broward Health Medical

Starts:

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Ends:

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Description:

Farmers Market on Tuesday's from September 2- December 2, 2014.

Start Time:

9:00AM

End Time:

3:00PM

Location:

Broward Health Center 1600 South Andrews Ave

Contact:

Iris Casanova

Phone:

305-318-6148

Five Dollar Youth Swimming Lessons at Carter Park Pool

Starts:

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Ends:

Monday, October 27, 2014

Description:

Once per week classes: Saturday morning and Monday afternoon swimming lessons for ages 6 months-12 years offered at Carter Park Pool. Classes meet for 30 minutes once a week for 8 weeks. Registration begins July 19th. Lessons are offered at $5.00 per session for City of Fort Lauderdale residents and $7.50 for non-residents. For detailed information including class descriptions, times, pricing, and how to register please visit our website and click on the facility you wish to learn more about. For detailed information about the USA Swimming Foundation's "Make A Splash" grant, please visit www.usaswimming.org.

Start Time:

9:00AM

End Time:

7:00PM

Location:

Carter Park Aquatic Complex

Contact:

Michael Braggiotti

Phone:

954-828-4589

Ticket Price:

$64-$120 per 8 week session

E-mail:

mbraggiotti@fortlauderdale.gov

Website:

http://www.fortlauderdale.gov/aquatics

Youth and Adult Swimming Lessons at City of Fort Lauderdale Pools-Weekly Classes

Starts:

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Ends:

Monday, October 27, 2014

Description:

Once per week classes: Weekend morning and weekday afternoon swimming lessons for ages 6 months-adult offered at Croissant Pool and Riverland Pool. Classes meet for 30-45 minutes once a week for 8 weeks. Registration begins July 19th. For detailed information including class descriptions, times, pricing, and how to register please visit our website and click on the facility you wish to learn more about.

Start Time:

9:00AM

End Time:

7:00PM

Location:

City of Fort Lauderdale Pools

Contact:

Michael Braggiotti

Phone:

954-828-4589

Ticket Price:

$64-$120 per 8 week session

E-mail:

mbraggiotti@fortlauderdale.gov

Website:

http://www.fortlauderdale.gov/aquatics

Pine Crest Cross Country Meets

Starts:

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Ends:

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Description:

Cross Country meets on September 11 & October 30, 2014.

Start Time:

3:30PM

End Time:

5:30PM

Location:

Mills Pond Park 2201 NW 9th Ave

Contact:

Paul Baur

Phone:

954-776-2187

Farmers Market at Whole Foods Market Fort Lauderdale

Starts:

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Ends:

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Description:

Farmers Market

Start Time:

4:00PM

End Time:

9:00PM

Location:

Whole Foods 2000 N. Federal Hwy

Contact:

Iris Casanova

Phone:

305-318-6148

Youth Swimming Lessons at Bass Pool-Session II

Starts:

Monday, September 22, 2014

Ends:

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Description:

Monday-Thursday Classes: Weekday afternoon swimming lessons for ages 6 months-age 12 offered at Bass Pool. Classes meet for 30-45 minutes on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays for 2 weeks. Registration begins July 19th. For detailed information including class descriptions, times, pricing, and how to register please visit our website and click on the facility you wish to learn more about.

Start Time:

4:00PM

End Time:

7:00PM

Location:

Bass Park Pool

Contact:

Michael Braggiotti

Phone:

954-828-4589

Ticket Price:

$64-$120 per 8 class session

E-mail:

mbraggiotti@fortlauderdale.gov

Website:

http://www.fortlauderdale.gov/aquatics

Where the Cars Are

Starts:

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Ends:

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Description:

Antique Car Show Thursday's September 25, October 23, November 20, 2014.

Start Time:

6:00PM

End Time:

9:00PM

Location:

Riverside Hotel Lawn 620 East Las Olas Blvd

Contact:

James Wright

Phone:

954-232-3636

Elevate Beach workout

Starts:

Saturday, October 04, 2014

Ends:

Saturday, December 06, 2014

Description:

Beach Workout Saturday's October 4, November 1, & December 6, 2014.

Start Time:

10:00AM

End Time:

12:00PM

Location:

Fort Lauderdale Beach Park 1100 Seabreeze Blvd

Contact:

Mike Rafferty

Phone:

954-530-2328

Lifeguard Instructor Training

Starts:

Monday, October 06, 2014

Ends:

Monday, October 27, 2014

Description:

COURSE DESCRIPTION: To train instructor candidates to teach Lifeguard Training (including First Aid), CPR for the Professional Rescuer, Lifeguard Management, AED Essentials, Oxygen Administration for the Professional Rescuer, Preventing Disease Transmission, Community Water Safety and Basic Water Rescue. The training prepares instructor candidates by developing their understanding of how to use the course materials and methods, how to conduct training sessions and how to evaluate participants' progress. PREREQUISITES: Be at least 17 years of age by the last scheduled session of the instructor course. Possess a Fundamentals of Instructor Training certificate issued in the last 12 months or have a current Health and Safety Services Instructor Authorization (F5736 or C3005). Pass each section of the pre-course written exam with a score of 80 percent. Demonstrate competency in the skills evaluation. Classes times: Saturday: 9:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m. Monday / Wednesday: 6:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Start Time:

9:00 AM

End Time:

10:00 PM

Location:

Bass Park Pool

Contact:

Ken Roland

Phone:

(954) 828-6019

Ticket Price:

$300 (scholarships available)

E-mail:

kroland@fortlauderdale.gov

Website:

www.fortlauderdale.gov/webreg

ASSE-IAMPO FLA Chapter Plumbing Tradeshow & Expo

Date:

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Start Time:

5:00 PM

End Time:

8:00 PM

Location:

800 NE 8 Street

Phone:

954-975-5300

E-mail:

info@assefloridachapter.com

Website:

http://www.assefloridachapter.com

Other Info:

Call 954-975-5300 for free tickets