FREE FUNTASTIC FRIDAYS & MOVIES
FRIDAYS – HOLLYWOOD Free family films at 8 p.m. at the ArtsPark in Young Circle. September 7th: Goodbye Christopher Robin (PG). /Septmebr 14th: Sing (PG). September 21st: D2: The Mighty Ducks (PG). September 28th: Ghostbusters (PG). The films are preceded by family fun from 5-8 p.m. with face painters, a bounce house, and more! visit www.floridahollywood.org/events.aspx
9/1-2 – PEMBROKE PINES At the Pembroke Pines City Center (601 SW City Center Way). The biggest South FLorida Repticon in over a decade! Meet and learn about all sorts of exotic animals. $12/adults, $5/kids ages 5-12, free for 4-and-under. Details at http://repticon.com/florida/broward-dade.
FREE SUNDAY JAZZ BRUNCH
9/2 FORT LAUDERDALE Relax and enjoy Fort Lauderdale’s scenic Riverwalk at Esplanade Park (400 SW 2nd Street) while listening to the area’s best local jazz artists across three different stages from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
FREE BIKE RODEO & LITERACY EVENT
9/8 COOPER CITY Helet fittings, rodeo courses, bike safety tips, raffle prizes and more, including the first Cooper City/ Family Central Literacy Fair, with book giveaways, music, enterttainmnet, story time, and face painting. From 8 -10 a.m. at the Cooper City Sports Complex (SW corner of Stirling Road and 100th Ave). Bring your own bike, trike, or big wheel – and helmet!
WEEKLEY BROTHERS DAVIE PRO RODEO
9/8 DAVIE 7:30 p.m. at the Bergeron Rodeo Grounds (4271 Davie Rd). Some of the greatest Cowboys & Cowgirls have one last chance to test their skills and rank up points before the Southeastern Circuit Finals at the end of this year! Visit DavieProRodeo.com fpr tickets and information.
MAD SCIENCE: “UP, UP AND AWAY”
9/9 SUNRISE Want to know how planes fly? Wonderign what air pressure can do to a roll of toilet paper? Amazing answers will be provided throughout this high energy and engaging show, where kids can also make their own slime. $7/person. At the Sunrise Civic Center Theater (10610 West Oakland Park Blvd) at 2 p.m. Call 954-747-4646 for ticket information or visit sunrisefl.gov/tickets.html
GRANDPARENTS DAY CELEBRATION
9/9 COOPER CITY At the Cooper City Pool & Tennis Center from 2 – 4 p.m. At least one attending family member must be a Cooper City resident. Spend the afternoon with your grandchild and enjoy an ice cream party, games, crafts, and fun! $5/ person, and tickets MUST be purchased in advance from the Pool & Tennis Center or the Community Center. Bring your bathing suits and enjoy pool abd game room after the event at no additional charge.
9/11 EVERYWHERE Not a festival but an opportunity to remember those lost and honor the heroes among us. Many local municipalities are hosting events; check with your city/town for details.
MOM & SON NIGHT OF FUN
9/21 COOPER CITY At the Cooper City Community Center at 6:30 p.m. Cooper City residents only. Dinner, games, prizes, and more! If mom is unavailable, grandmoms, step-moms, and aunts are always welcome. $25/couple, $12/each add’l son. TIckets MUST be purchased in advance at the Community Center. Call 954-434-4300
FREE SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE “MUSEUM DAY” AT THE OLD DAVIE SCHOOL, YOUNG AT ART & MORE
9/22- VARIOUS Museum Day is a one day event in which participating museums & cultural institutions provice free entry to anyone presentign a Museum Day ticket. Participants are allowed to download one ticket per email address. The ticket provides free general admission for two people. Visit www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/museum-day-2018 for complete details and tickets.
FREE TEEN OPEN MIC NIGHT
9/21 SUNRISE At the Sunrise Civic Center Art Gallery (10610 West Oakland Park Blvd) from 7-9 p.m. This bimonthly open mic provides a creative outlet for poets, musicians, and other talented teens. Take the stage, or just take it all in. Admission is free and light refreshments will be served.
FREE KIDS’ FISHING DERBY
9/22 SUNRISE Beginners welcome! Bring a pole and bait and enjoy a fun morning of fishing at Welleby Park ( 11100 NW 44th Street) from 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. Children under 12 must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times. Admission is free, but pre-registration is required. Call 954-474-4600 for details.
FREE RIVERWALK FESTIVAL
9/22 FORT LAUDERDALE At Esplanade Park (888 E. Las Olas Blvd) from 12 – 4 p.m. Carnival- themed games, competitions, face painting. train rides, live music, vendors, food trucks and more! Well behaved pets are welcome. Bring along your lawn chairs or blankets for an afternoon of fun.
FREE SOLAR BLAST CONCERT
9/22 HOLLYWOOD Featuring Let It Be: A Tribute To The Beatles. Bring a each chair or blanket to the ArtsPark in Young Circle and enjoy the show at 8 p.m.
FREE JAZZ IN THE PINES
9/23 PEMBROKE PINES At the Charles F. Dodge Civic Center (601 City Center Way) from 5 – 7 p.m. Don’t forget to bring your blankets and chairs!
FREE FALL HARVEST FESTIVAL
9/29 DAVIE 4 – 8 p.m. at the Bergeron Rodeo Grounds (4271 Dave Rd). Storytelling, hay rides, petting farm, inflatables, and live entertainment by local community performers and The New Shadow Creek Band.