Mar 122012

Literary workshops, kids’ activities, and various types of visual and performing arts are among the highlights at  a free festival in northwest Broward.

Musicians, puppets and art exhibits are among the features.

The Coral Springs Festival of the Arts is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  March 17 and March 18 on The Walk on University Drive, on the west side between 26th and 29th streets, 800-739-0517

A list of entertainment and workshops are available on the web site for the Coral Springs Festival of the Arts

Mar 092012

The Jazz and Arts Frestival is a free event in Pompano Beach.

The event, featuring art exhibits and outdoor performances by jazz musicians,  is March 11 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The festival is in the Community Center at 800 SW 36th Avenue, Pompano Beach, 954-786-4590


Feb 082012
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Tickets to Symphony of the Americas in Weston are available for $20 if purchased early.

At the door, tickets  are $30. 

The  tickets are for Symphony of the Americas Broadway Goes To the Movies March 17.

Tickets for students are $10 early or $15 at the event.

The concert  is at Cypress Bay Theater. Tickets  are available at  Weston Community Center,  20200 Saddle Club Road, Weston 954-389-4321


Feb 072012

Sunview Park in Fort Lauderdale is featuring a free Sweet Heart Dance for guests ages 12 to 16.

The event is 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. February 14. Pre-registrations is required, 954-791-1040

The park is at 1500 SW 42nd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale

Feb 062012

musicbFamiliar songs from popular stage shows are featured at a free event in Fort Lauderdale.

Singers and instrumentalists present A Grand Night For Singing featuring music from Broadway shows.

The musical revue is 7 p.m. February 12 at First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale, 401 SE 15th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, 954-462-6200

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Jan 232012

The Festival of the Arts in Deerfield Beach is a free event with entertainment and exhibits by dozens of artists.

The free event is10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  January 28 and January 29 in the beach parking lot south of the Deerfield Beach Pier on Ocean Way, 954-426-6898


Jan 052012

Enjoy a free outdoor show.

Orange Sunshine performs at 4 p.m. January 8.

The classic rock concert is at the Coconut Creek Community Center band shell stage, 1100 Lyons Road in Coconut Creek.  Refreshments are available for sale. Blankets and lawn chairs are permitted.  For information, phone 954-545-6682

Dec 292011

Family-friendly New Year’s Eve activities are available  in Fort Lauderdale.

The free event includes ball drops Saturday at  7 p.m. — for the youngsters — and 12 a.m.

The Fort Lauderdale Parks and Recreation Department is presenting the music,  kids’ games and festivities at Esplanade and Southwest Second Street in the Himarshee area, 954-828-5363



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Dec 262011

Gulfstream Park is presenting a free holiday party.

The New Year’s Eve event features music, a light show and other activities.  Beverages are available for purchase.

The festivities kick off 8 p.m. December 31.

Gulfstram is at 500 S. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, 954-378-0900


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Nov 282011

Enjoy a free performance featuring piano and violin.

The Karkowska Sisters Duo performs 3 p.m.  December 3  at the Broward Main Library, 100 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale.

 The concert also is performed 3 p.m. December 4  at Granada Presbyterian Church, 950 University Drive, Coral Gables.

The free performances are part of the Chopin for All concerts, 305-868-0624

Seating is limited. For information, phone 305-868-0624 or browse the Chopin For All site.

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