City Offices will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday City of Parkland offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 22 and 23, in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. Here's how city services are affected: City Hall: Will be closed Solid Waste and Recyclables: Will not be affected by the holiday. Operating under regular schedule. Library: Will be closed but open on Saturday Parks: Will close early both days at 6:00pm.
Park Trails Elementary Student Artwork on Exhibit at Parkland City Hall Artwork by Park Trails Elementary School students is currently on display at the City of Parkland City Hall at 6600 University Drive. The exhibit in the City Hall Atrium will be showcased throughout the months of November and December.
Curated by Park Trails Elementary High School art teacher Ms. Denise Caldaro, the City Hall windows displays nearly 30 pieces of student art.
All public and private school teachers who are teaching in schools located in Parkland are invited to exhibit student artwork monthly during the school year. For more information, please call Edenia Hernandez at 954-757-4200 or firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] .
Parks and Recreation Events
Adult Open Lawn Croquet Wednesday November 21 10:00 – 11:30AM Join other adults in this fun game. Participants need to wear flat shoes. Activity limited to 16 participants. Register on WebTrac [http://www.cityofparkland.org/index.aspx?NID=320] . No fee, Parkland residents only. For more information contact Michele Smith firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] 954-757-4142
Senior Social Game Night Wednesday November 28, 2012 6:00 – 7:30 PM Come out and enjoy a night of fun and games with friends. Participants will be able to play a variety of different board games and card games. Refreshments will be available. Free, but please register your attendance with Michele Smith firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] 954-757-4142
Forgotten Soldier Outreach Project Through Tuesday, November 27 The City of Parkland Parks and Recreation Department hosted by the Teen Advisory Group will be participating in the Forgotten Soldier Outreach Collection Drive from now until November 27. Our goal is to continually encourage the men and women who are abroad fighting for our great nation. Our hope is to inspire hope, strength and courage while they are separated from loved ones, families and friends. The outreach is committed to the American soldiers for as long as they are deployed. Items needed include: lip balm, dental floss, playing cards, slim Jims, batteries, travel toiletries. For more information, please contact GerriAnn Dougherty at 954-757-4129 or firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] .
Creative Kids Craft Friday December 7, 2012 Time 3:30- 4:30PM Creative Kids Crafts are for children ages 7-11. We will be making Snowman Magnets and/or Snowman Picture Frames in the activity room at City Hall. This class is free to Parkland Residents. Registration can be done online through WebTrac or at the Parkland Amphitheater. Registration Begins on Monday, November 19, 2012 For more information please contact Caitlin Crossin at 954-757-4113 or firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] .
Registrations Have Begun!
Adult Trip Outing – Taste of Little Italy Festival Saturday January 26, 2013 9:00AM PM to 3:00 PM at the Ampitheater – Park Trails Cost: Trip is $23 Parkland residents/non-residents. Registration starts on Monday November 19 @ 8AM Minimum of 30 participants needed to conduct trip. Open to adults of all ages 50 and older. To register: Contact Michele Smith at 954-757-4142
Senior In Class Program – Wine Etiquette Thursday January 10, 2013 10:00 AM to 11:30 @ City Hall Activity Room 6600 University Drive Cost: No fee. Parkland residents only. This class is limited to 30 participants. Registration starts on Monday November 19 @ 8AM Participants must be ages 62 or older. Contact Michele Smith at 954-757-4142
Parkland Library Events
Thanksgiving Traditions (8 and up) Monday, November 19th 3:30pm Learn the history and traditions of Thanksgiving. Then learn how to make apple sauce. Parkland Library card required to register. Register here [http://www.cityofparkland.org/index.aspx?NID=573] or call 954 757-4200
Family Mini Movie: A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving Tuesday, November 20th 6:00pm See the classic film, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving on the big screen. All ages! Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Snack will be served. Parkland Library card required to register. Register here [http://www.cityofparkland.org/index.aspx?NID=573] or call 954 757-4200
Gingerbread Man Puppet Show Monday, December 3rd 3:30pm Come to the Parkland Library and catch sight of the Gingerbread man in his own puppet show! Hear other exciting cookie stories and songs too! Then decorate a paper gingerbread man to take home. Ages 3 and up. Register here [http://www.cityofparkland.org/index.aspx?NID=573] or call (954)757-4207.
Reader’s Ring Tuesday, December 11th 6:30pm Join Miss Michele for a book chat. The book we are reading is A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L'Engle. Read the book before the book club meets. We will talk about the book, eat a snack and make a craft. Reserve your copy at the library today! Register here [http://www.cityofparkland.org/index.aspx?NID=573] or call 954 757-4200
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