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Fall 2015 coverFall Class Registration

Begins August 10 through August 23. Classes begin August 24.  For class descriptions days and times, see Recreation Quarterly.





2015 Art Search Call for Entries

September 8 to October 9    *   Grades K to 12

A visual arts competition for students in grades K-12, sponsored by the City of Plantation Parks & Recreation Department and the Plantation Junior Woman’s Club.

First, second and third place winners in each grade level will be presented with award ribbons and gift cards at a formal awards ceremony. All winning pieces of art will be displayed November 14 & 15 at Art in the Park, held at Rae Carole Armstrong Liberty Tree Park. Afterwards, the winning pieces of art will be displayed in Plantation Central Park for one year. All other entries will be returned to each school. (The City of Plantation is not responsible for lost or damaged artwork).

  • Any medium may be used with the exception of sculptures.
  • All entries should relate to the 2015 theme, “The Joy of Art”.
  • Art work must be 12” x 18” (mounted size), must be labeled on the back side with the entrant’s name and phone number and must be submitted with an entry form. Please do not frame artwork or use stretcher frames.
  • Only one entry per person. Entry forms will be available Tuesday, September 8 through Friday, October 9 at Plantation Central Park, Community Centers and Plantation schools.
  • All entries must be received at Plantation Central Park by 5:00 pm Friday, October 9.

For more information, call 954-452-2510.

Art Search Flyer and Application

BasketballHot Shot Basketball Contest
Friday, September 11,  7:00 p.m.
Central Park Gym, 9151 NW 2nd Street

Age Categories
7-8, 9-10 and 11-12 year olds
Trophies and awards to the top three participants in each category.  Limited to 20 participants per age group.  Sign up early!  Registration begins August 31 at Central Park.  $10 Per person (Non-Refundable).  For more information call 954-452-2510.

For more information on sponsoring the Hot Shot Basketball Tournament, please view our Sponsor flyer and Sponsor application.


The City of Plantation Utilities Department will TEMPORARILY be using free chlorine residual in our drinking water distribution system as part of our annual preventive maintenance program.

The start and end dates are as follows:
Begins:  Monday, September 14, 2015
Ends:  Monday, September 28, 2015

Some customers may notice a slight change in the taste or the smell of their tap water during this period of time.  The water will continue to be safe for drinking water purposes.  During this period, select fire hydrants will be flushed as part of our maintenance program.  If you have any questions, please telephone (954) 797-2290.

49th Annual Art in the Park, “The Joy of Art!”
Presented by the Plantation Junior Woman’s Club

November 14 & 15, 2015
Rae Carole Armstrong Liberty Tree Park, 7421 NW 5th Street, Plantation

Sponsors and artists wanted!  Funds raised by ART IN THE PARK are returned to the  community through many projects. In years past, net proceeds have gone to organizations such as Plantation High School Art Club, Helen B. Hoffman Library, Young at Art Children’s Museum (benefiting low-income Plantation children), and 4Kids of South Florida (their crisis facility, Safe Place is located in Plantation). Additionally, this event enables the Plantation Junior Woman’s Club to fund scholarships for multiple graduating Plantation area high school seniors. For sponsorship information please e-mail or call 954-797-9762.

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Remembering World War II – 70 Years Later

Exhibit runs through October 24, 2015
The Plantation Historical Museum presents an exhibit commemorating the anniversary of the end of World War II.
WWII Exhibit Photos




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