Calendar of Events - August 2014
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All Events:
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - Wednesday, September 03, 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 Center

Starts:

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Ends:

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Description:

Farmers Market on Tuesday's from June 3- September 2, 2014

Start Time:

8:00AM

End Time:

3:00PM

Location:

Broward Health Center 1600 South Andrews Ave

Contact:

Iris Casanova

Phone:

305-318-6148

Farmers Market at Whole Foods Market Fort Lauderdale

Starts:

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Ends:

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Description:

Farmers Market on Tuesday's from June 10- September 9, 2014

Start Time:

4:00PM

End Time:

9:00PM

Location:

Whole Foods 2000 N. Federal Hwy

Contact:

Iris Casanova

Phone:

305-318-6148

Wednesday Night Adult Softball - Slow Pitch League

Starts:

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Ends:

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Description:

Join us for adult softball at Mills Pond Park. Our Join us for adult softball at Mills Pond Park. We have a division for you no matter your skill level. Contact your friends and start a team! Registration runs May 19th - June 18th. Registrations after the date will be considered late and will be allowed if space is available. Games will begin the week of June 23rd.

Start Time:

06:45PM

End Time:

09:45PM

Location:

Mills Pond Park

Contact:

Ronnie Lakatos

Phone:

954-828-8946

Ticket Price:

$500

E-mail:

RLakatos@fortlauderdale.gov

Website:

http://fortlauderdale.gov/cityparks/mills_pond/index.htm

Other Info:

10 game season. Playoffs games for the top 4 teams in each division. Individual award items for team members of the Season and Playoff Champs. Team plaques for the Season/Playoff Champion and Season Runner Up. Games times: 6:45pm, 7:45pm, 8:45pm, 9:45pm

Thursday Night Adult Softball - Slow Pitch League

Starts:

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Ends:

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Description:

Join us for adult softball at Mills Pond Park. We have a division for you no matter your skill level. Contact your friends and start a team! Registration runs May 19th - June 18th. Registrations after the date will be considered late and will be allowed if space is available. Games will begin the week of June 23rd.

Start Time:

06:45PM

End Time:

09:45PM

Location:

Mills Pond Park

Contact:

Osmin Molina

Phone:

954-828-5386

Ticket Price:

$500

E-mail:

OMolina@fortlauderdale.gov

Website:

http://fortlauderdale.gov/cityparks/mills_pond/index.htm

Other Info:

10 game season. Playoffs games for the top 4 teams in each division. Individual award items for team members of the Season and Playoff Champs. Team plaques for the Season/Playoff Champion and Season Runner Up. Games times: 6:45pm, 7:45pm, 8:45pm, 9:45pm

Friday Night Adult Softball - Slow Pitch League

Starts:

Friday, June 27, 2014

Ends:

Friday, August 29, 2014

Description:

Join us for adult softball at Mills Pond Park. We have a division for you no matter your skill level. Contact your friends and start a team! Registration runs May 19th - June 18th. Registrations after the date will be considered late and will be allowed if space is available. Games will begin the week of June 23rd.

Start Time:

06:45PM

End Time:

09:45PM

Location:

Mills Pond Park

Contact:

Ronnie Lakatos

Phone:

954-828-8946

Ticket Price:

$500

E-mail:

RLakatos@fortlauderdale.gov

Website:

http://fortlauderdale.gov/cityparks/mills_pond/index.htm

Other Info:

10 game season. Playoffs games for the top 4 teams in each division. Individual award items for team members of the Season and Playoff Champs. Team plaques for the Season/Playoff Champion and Season Runner Up. Games times: 6:45pm, 7:45pm, 8:45pm, 9:45pm

Sunday Night Adult Softball - Slow Pitch League

Starts:

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Ends:

Friday, August 29, 2014

Description:

Join us for adult softball at Mills Pond Park. We have a division for you no matter your skill level. Contact your friends and start a team! Registration runs May 19th - June 18th. Registrations after the date will be considered late and will be allowed if space is available. Games will begin the week of June 23rd.

Start Time:

06:45PM

End Time:

09:45PM

Location:

Mills Pond Park

Contact:

Ronnie Lakatos

Phone:

954-828-8946

Ticket Price:

$500

E-mail:

RLakatos@fortlauderdale.gov

Website:

http://fortlauderdale.gov/cityparks/mills_pond/index.htm

Other Info:

10 game season. Playoffs games for the top 4 teams in each division. Individual award items for team members of the Season and Playoff Champs. Team plaques for the Season/Playoff Champion and Season Runner Up. Games times: 6:45pm, 7:45pm, 8:45pm, 9:45pm

Las Olas Sunday Market

Starts:

Sunday, July 06, 2014

Ends:

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Description:

Farmers Market

Start Time:

9:00AM

End Time:

3:00PM

Location:

333 East Las Olas Blvd 111 East Las Olas Blvd

Contact:

Rachel O''Neill

Phone:

954-214-9933

Fight Time Promotions MMA

Date:

Friday, August 29, 2014

Time:

8:00PM

Location:

800 NE 8 Street

Contact:

Karla

Phone:

786-543-1177

Website:

http://www.ticketmaster.com

Other Info:

$49 General Admission, $59, $69, $89, $99 Reserved Behind the Scenes VIP Experience $100.00 additional per person. VIP Ringside Tables $125 per seat.

Igloo Music and Food Festival

Date:

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Description:

Music & Caribbean food.

Start Time:

4:00PM

End Time:

11:00PM

Location:

Lockhart Stadium 5300 NW 15th Ave

Contact:

Richard Crawford

Phone:

954-496-3188

Downtown Himmarshee Labor Day Celebration

Starts:

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Ends:

Monday, September 01, 2014

Description:

Vendors & live entertainment

Start Time:

12:00PM

End Time:

3:00AM

Location:

SW 2nd Street between SW 2nd and SW 3rd Ave

Contact:

Cristina Hudson

Phone:

954-468-1541

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

Lifeguard Training

Starts:

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Ends:

Monday, September 15, 2014

Description:

Learn skills needed to be a lifeguard including rescue skills, CPR, First Aid. Must pass a Precourse swim exam to participate in course. Classes time: 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:

Carter Park Aquatic Complex

Contact:

Des Shirley

Phone:

(954) 828-5407

Ticket Price:

$300 (scholarships available)

E-mail:

dshirley@fortlauderdale.gov

Website:

www.fortlauderdale.gov/webreg