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Wednesday, February 8, 2023
Home Education Around Town: Things to Do

Around Town: Things to Do

Tonight: Rudolph’s Winter Wonderland

Bring the whole family to this fun event!

  • When: December 9, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Where: Tamarac Park, 7501 North University Drive, Tamarac, FL 33321
  • More Details:
    • Meet Santa
    • Music
    • Fun rides
    • Games
    • Bounce Houses
  • More information: For more information, please call 954-597-3674 or visit https://tamarac.org/specialevents.

Paws with Claus

Come out and enjoy a festive morning with your canine loved ones!

  • When: December 10, 10:00 am – noon
  • Where: City of Tamarac Dog Park, 8101 Southgate Boulevard, Tamarac, FL 33321
  • More details:
    • Best Dressed Holiday Hound Contest
    • Have their picture taken with Santa Paws
    • Holiday Music
    • Broward Animal Care and Adoption will be onsite for families who are interested in adopting their very own furry friend. All adoption fees will be waived, and adoption includes spaying, neutering, vaccinations, microchip, and Broward County Pet License tag.

Save the Date: Dance Party for Students in Grades 4, 5 and 6

  • When: December 16, 5:30 – 8:30 pm
  • Where: Tamarac Park, 7501 North University Drive, Tamarac, FL 33321
  • Cost: $5 cash only
  • More details:
    • All proceeds benefit the United Way of Broward County
    • Be sure to wear your dancing shoes!
  • More information: Please call 954-597-3674

Reminders

The Season of Giving Donation Drive Has Begun

Get involved this holiday season! The City of Tamarac will be collecting donations

  • When: Now through December 9, 2022
  • Where: To make a donation, please call Monique Alexander at 954-597-3626 or Tamarac Social Services at 954-597-3642.
  • More details:
    • The city is collecting:
      • New unwrapped toys
      • Turkeys
      • Thanksgiving sides/desserts
      • Monetary donations/gift cards
    • More information: To learn more, click here.

Recreational Volleyball at Tamarac Park

  • When: Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays
  • Where: Tamarac Park Multi-Purpose Center Gymnasium, 7531 North University Drive, Tamarac, FL 33321
  • More details:
    • Quarterly membership and drop-in rates available
  • More information: Call 954-597-3674 or click here.

Attention Runners and Walkers: Join Vice Mayor Mike Gelin in the Tamarac Run Club

Walkers and runners of all ages can stay healthy and get their steps in, meet neighbors and build community with Tamarac Vice Mayor Mike Gelin.

  • When: Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 7:00 pm
  • Where: Tamarac Sports Complex/ Tract 27/Tamarac Skate Park/, 9901 NW 77th Street, Tamarac, FL 33321
  • Register: Online or in-person at the Tamarac Community Center, 8601 West Commercial Boulevard, Tamarac, FL 33351
  • More information: Call 954-597-3620 or click here.

Mind-Cleansing Meditation: In-Person and Online

  • When: 11:00 am on the first and third Friday of each month
  • Where:
    • In-Person: Tamarac Community Center, 8601 West Commercial Boulevard, Tamarac, FL 33351
    • Online: Participants will be provided with an access link following pre-registration. Internet access and a quiet space is required.
  • More details:
    • Enjoy learning about the purpose and process of meditation, to be followed by a guided 30-minute meditation session.
    • Space is limited.
    • Advance registration is required for in-person and virtual sessions by calling (954) 597-3642.
    • Learn more here.

Positive Adjustment and Support Group: In-Person and Online

  • When: Every Monday from 10:30 am – 11:30 am
  • Where:
    • In-Person: Tamarac Community Center, 8601 West Commercial Boulevard, Tamarac, FL 33351
    • Online: Participants will be provided with an access link following pre-registration. Internet access and a quiet space is required.
  • More details:
    • Sessions are led by a licensed mental health therapist
    • Participants will learn strategies to cope with life changes
    • Space is limited.
    • Advance registration is required for in-person and virtual sessions by calling (954) 597-3642.
    • More information is available here.

The Tamarac Farmers’ Market

  • When: Every Sunday, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • Where: Tamarac Veterans Park, 7825 Southgate Blvd., Tamarac, FL 33321.
  • More details: For more information, call 954-597-3620.

City Provides Residents Free Rides to the Tamarac Farmers’ Market

  • When: On the 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month. The shuttle service will pick up residents from their homes prior to 10:00 am; the return shuttle will leave the park at 12:00 pm.
  • Where: The Farmers Market is held at Tamarac Veterans Park, 7825 Southgate Blvd., Tamarac, FL 33321.
  • More details: This free service is available for Tamarac Residents only
  • More information: Please call 954-597-3649.

Check Out More Great City Activities

Tamarac’s “Eat Healthy, Be Active” Program

Tamarac’s Parks and Recreation invites you to attend “Eat Healthy, Be Active,” a series of community workshops designed to promote good health and reduce the risk of chronic skin disease.

Find more details here.

For more information or to be placed on the interest list, please contact (954) 597-3642.

City of Tamarac Food Pantry Open to Qualified Residents

The City’s Food Pantry is open to qualified residents the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Thursday of every month while supplies last!

Residents can visit once a month to receive a supply of non-perishable food, such as canned vegetables, beans, fruits, meats, pasta, nut butters, jams, baby food and formula.

With COVID-19 safety in mind, the Pantry operates by appointment only on the first and second Thursday of each month. Only one member of a registered household may be served during their scheduled 30-minute session. Masks may be required for the duration of each visit.

  • When: By appointment only on the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Thursday of every month, while supplies last
  • Where: Call 954-597-3626 to schedule an appointment
  • Requirements:
    • Must be a Tamarac resident
    • Must be experiencing a financial hardship
    • Must be within these income guidelines*:

Photo credit: City of Tamarac Parks and Recreation

*Per City of Tamarac

Additional Upcoming Food Distribution Events

The Korean United Methodist Church of South Florida, at 6501 W. Commercial Blvd., is hosting its food distribution events from 8:00 am – 10:30 a.m. on most Saturdays.

For more information, please call 954-597-0735.

Note: For further details on Tamarac’s Social Services programs, visit https://www.tamarac.org/573/Social-Services.

Did You Know?

Sponsor a special event!

Sponsoring a special event is a great marketing approach to reach your desired audience. By partnering with the City of Tamarac, we will provide you with an avenue to promote your business and assist in increasing visibility in the community. Contact the Tamarac Parks and Recreation Department at 954-597-3624 for more information.

Concert in the Park Band Inquiries

To submit your band’s information for upcoming Concert in the Park events, please email the city and include your band’s name, music genre, and links to your website, YouTube channel, etc. Submission does not guarantee a spot in the concert line-up.

Food Truck and Food Vendor Inquiries

Submit your information by email to be put on the City’s food vendor list.

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