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HomeEducationAround Town: Things to Do

Around Town: Things to Do

Important note: The City of Tamarac is committed to building community through enriching experiences. These events are designed with the entire family in mind and offered throughout the year. For more information about upcoming events, please contact (954) 597-3620.

 

This Saturday: “Touch a Truck”!

Join the Broward Sheriff’s Office- Tamarac District and Tamarac Fire Rescue for an interesting and informative public safety expo and Touch-A-Truck event.

  • When: January 6, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • Where: Community Christian Church, 10001 West Commercial Boulevard, Tamarac, FL 33351
  • Cost: Free
  • More details:
    • Children will have an interactive opportunity to touch and sit inside various trucks, including Public Services trucks, fire trucks, first responder vehicles, and more!
    • Bounce Houses
    • Food trucks with food available for purchase
    • School supply giveaways
    • …and much more!

 

Caporella Fitness Center Open House

If you’re looking for an affordable, friendly local gym, we’ve got the place for you! Stop by the Caporella Fitness Center at this Open House to learn more about membership options and how Tamarac’s very own fitness center can help you reach your goals.

  • When: January 10, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Where: Caporella Fitness Center, 9300 NW 58th St., Tamarac, FL 33321
  • More details:
    • Giveaways and raffles
    • New guests will enjoy a complimentary one-week pass
    • One month free when you buy or renew a six-month membership
    • Two months free when you buy or renew a one-year membership

 

Save the Date: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Health Resource Fair and Family Fun Day

Join the City of Tamarac in this celebration of the life and contributions of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • When: January 13, 10:00 am – noon
  • Where: Tamarac Park, 7501 N. University Drive, Tamarac, FL 33321
  • Cost: Free
  • More details:
    • Food Trucks with food available for purchase
    • Live Music
    • Inflatables
    • Games
    • Health Education Resources

 

Reminders

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.

 

Interested in a City of Tamarac Fitness Class Membership?

The City of Tamarac Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of fitness classes, from Body Sculpting to Zumba Fitness and much more.

  • When: Ongoing; various classes are offered Monday-Saturday
  • Where: Various classes are offered at each of two locations:
    • Tamarac Community Center, 8601 West Commercial Boulevard, Tamarac, FL 33351
    • Tamarac Park, 7501 North University Drive, Tamarac, FL 33321.
  • Cost: Prices vary
  • More information: For more information, click here or call 954-597-3620.

 

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 financial hardship.
    • Must be within these income guidelines*:
Photo credit: City of Tamarac Parks and Recreation

*Per City of Tamarac

 

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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