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Tuesday, September 27, 2022
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Around Town: Things to Do

Black History Month Celebration

  • When: February 26, 6:00 pm
  • Where: Tamarac Sports Complex, 9901 NW 77th Street, Tamarac, FL 33321
  • Cost: Free
  • Tickets: https://tamarac-bhm.eventbrite.com.
  • More details: Join the City of Tamarac on Friday, February 26th, 2021 at 6 pm for our Free Black History Month Celebration event. This event will take place at the Tamarac Sports Complex and will include a Virtual Presentation from Marc Lamont Hill, Art, Entertainment, and much more.
  • Important Note: Pre-registration is required to reserve a 12 x 12 space.

Quilting: A Historical Perspective through Art

George Gadson, world renowned South Florida artist, will guide participants through a moment in Black History that seldom is presented at Black History Month: The tradition of storytelling through quilting from slavery to today. Participants will be introduced to how quilts were used as a tool for communication during the time of Underground Railroads.

  • When: February 27, 10:00 am
  • Where: Virtual
  • Cost: $10
  • Tickets: quilting-a-historical-perspective-through-art.eventbrite.com
  • Proceeds from the event will go to the United Way
  • More details:
  • You will need to have the following supplies on hand if you would like to participate in the project:
    • White or Black Foam Board
    • Glue Sticks
    • Colored Tissue Paper
    • Multi-Colored Construction Paper
    • Scissors
    • Used Magazines (Optional)

Reminder: City of Tamarac Food Pantry Open to Qualified Residents

The City will be opening its Food Pantry to qualified residents the 2nd & 4th Thursday of every month while supplies last!

  • When: By appointment on the 2nd and 4th 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

Tamarac Community Farmers Market 

  • When: Every Sunday, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • Where: Veteran’s Memorial Park, 7825 Southgate Blvd., Tamarac, Florida
  • Cost: Free
  • More Details: The farmer’s market is a great place to shop for fresh produce, tea, honey, sauces, baked goods, hummus, pickles, and other artisanal goodies. At the market, you’ll be able to meet the producers and even sample their locally prepared, all-natural products.
  • More Information: Click here for more information.

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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