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onlineWinter 2014-15 Recreation Quarterly available online

Registration held November 3 – 16; classes begin November 17.






Automated flood insurance information letter available online

On August 18, 2014 a new Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) prepared by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) went into effect for all of Broward County.

The FIRM is used to make flood zone determinations for all properties within Broward County.  Flood zone determinations are utilized by insurance carriers to set flood insurance premiums.

The City of Plantation Information Technology and Engineering departments have developed an online tool to make it easy for property owners in Plantation to research their property and obtain a printed flood zone determination letter from the convenience of their home or business.

Visit, which will direct you to an interactive GIS map of Plantation. Follow the prompts to obtain your flood zone determination today!

For property owners without access to a computer, please contact the Engineering Department at (954) 797-2282 for a flood zone determination.

shotFree Flu Shots for Seniors!

Tuesday, October 21, 2014     *     9:00 AM – 12:00 Noon
Central Park Gym     *     9151 NW 2nd Street, Plantation

For Plantation Seniors, 55 years and older, and those chronically ill.  Proof of residency and age required.   For more information, please call 954-452-2510. Sponsored by the City of Plantation in conjunction with Walgreen’s.



pumpkin2014 Halloween & Safety Festival

Saturday, October 25, 2014  * 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Volunteer Park, 12050 W. Sunrise Boulevard

Children’s carnival, Games & activities, Inflatables, Food, Costume contests, Face painting, Police and Fire exhibits, Free candy & Halloween bags for kids
Featuring the Plantation Puppeteers of the Helen B. Hoffman Plantation Library

Sponsored by The City of Plantation, Parks & Recreation Department, the Plantation Police Department, the Plantation Fire Department along with The Plantation Chamber of Commerce.
For more information, please call 954-452-2510


model train (670x476)Model Train Exhibit

A new exhibit presented by the Plantation Historical Museum and The Florida Citrus Model Train Society July 12 through October 25, 2014 For more information, or to schedule a tour, call the Museum at 954-797-2722. ALWAYS FREE ADMISSION!



Art searchArt Search 2014

September 2 to October 10   *   Grades K to 12

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

Any medium may be used with the exception of sculptures. 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. Only one entry per person. Entry forms will be available Tuesday, September 2 through Friday, October 10 at Plantation Central Park, Community Centers and Plantation schools. All entries must be received at Plantation Central Park by 5:00 pm Friday, October 10.
For more information, call 954-452-2510.
Art Search 2014 Application

kids day offKids’ Day Off Fall 2014

Ages 5 -11
Plantation Central Park   *   9151 N.W. 2nd Street
Upcoming dates:  Friday, October 24, Tuesday, November 4
7:30 am – 6:00 pm   Program hours; 9:00 am – 4:00 pm   Structured activities

Residents $25 plus $5 non-refundable registration fee
Non-residents $38 plus $5 non-refundable registration fee

Bring the kids for a wide variety of activities planned for non-school days. Bring a bag lunch and drink. Extra drinks are available for purchase. Call 954-452-2510 for more information. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Registration is held at Plantation Central Park two weeks prior to the event. There will be an extra charge for registering the day of event.


share a ponyEquestrian Kids’ Day Off Fall 2014

Ages 4 – 12
Plantation Equestrian Center, 1451 N.W. 118th Avenue
9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Upcoming dates:  Friday, October 24, Tuesday, November 4, Tuesday, November 11, Wednesday & Friday, November 26 & 28

Residents $65/session plus tax, plus $5 registration fee
Non-residents $75/session plus tax, plus $5 registration fee

Bring lunch, drink & snack. Extra drinks are available for purchase. For more information call 954-476-4316.

48th Annual Art in the Park – “Fall Into Art!” 

Rae Carole Armstrong Liberty Tree Park, Plantation, FL
November 8-9, 2014

For two days every fall, the Plantation Junior Woman’s Club Foundation presents its annual arts festival in Rae Carole Armstrong Liberty Tree Park in Plantation, Florida. This year’s event will be held November 8 & 9, 2014. The theme is “Fall Into Art,” which is a perfect way to celebrate the season!

The festival includes a student Art Search talent contest for local students, arts and crafts activities in the Kids Korner, and an opportunity for local musicians to perform in Kids Korner and also on our main stage.  This year, ART IN THE PARK will feature craft beer, a wide variety of food vendors, and incredible live music.

An excellent reputation and tradition combined with our extensive advertising make ART IN THE PARK one of the most popular events in Broward County. Visitors of all ages are attracted to the show.

For sponsorship information and applications, please email or call 954-797-9762.

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