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    whats inside...AROUND PINES .....................11 - 20Letter from Mayor Frank C. Ortis ....................................................12Honor Flight Network Brings War Veterans Home .....................14 - 15Toyota of Hollywood: Car Buying Made Easy .................................16CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS DIRECTORY .......................................18PLACES OF WORSHIP DIRECTORY ...............................................19

    EVENTS .................................21 - 28EVENTS DIRECTORY ............................................................22 - 23BIRTHDAYS & SPECIAL EVENTS DIRECTORY ............................24 - 25Pembroke Pines Police Department Reaches Out to the Community .......26

    DIRECTORY ............................29 - 43SPORTS DIRECTORY ............................................................30 - 35ACTIVITIES DIRECTORY ........................................................35 - 43SOUTHWEST FOCAL POINT ACTIVE ADULTS DIRECTORY .........44 - 45Girl Scouts are Ready to Save Lives ...............................................464-Year Old Golfer Inspires Millions to Swing Past their Disabilities ........50St. Thomas Lineman is Playing His Way to the Top ...........................52THANKS COACH .....................................................................56

    FAMILY HEALTH ......................59 - 70Dr. Lucas: Flex Spending and Paying for Braces ...............................62H.O.P.E. Clubs Bringing Hugs to Students in Need ...........................66HEALTH PROVIDER DIRECTORY .............................................68 - 70

    SCHOOLS .............................71 - 962015 - 2016 Broward County School Calendar ..............................72Walter C. Young 8th Grade Dance ...............................................73IMACS Brings Award-Winning Math Program to Pembroke Pines ........74Pembroke Lakes is On the Move! ...................................................76WBHS TV Production Goes to California ........................................76Letter from Superintendent Robert W. Runcie ....................................78Letters from School Board Members Robin Bartleman & Donna Korn .....79Letter from School Board Member Patti Good ..................................80Sports With Court ......................................................................80 SCHOOLS SPREAD .............................................................82 - 83ACADEMIC DIRECTORY ......................................................84 - 85Diabetes Finds a New Opponent: WBHs SOAP Club ......................86Pines Charter Middle School Student & Teacher Honored ..................88Huntington Learning Center: Parents Guide to Homework ..................88Its Lucky 13 for PPCMS West Bands! ............................................89Renaissance Charter at Pembroke Pines Reflects on Its Inaugural Year ...90Flanagan Highs Senior Leader: Andrea Rodriguez ...........................91Flanagan Highs World Guard & Sound Percussion Soar ...................91Chapel Trail Elementary Sing National Anthem at Marlins Game .........92Pines Charter Central Middle School Participates in Relay for Life ........92Jodi Cohen: Preparing for the StormBeing Back to School Ready .....93Silver Trail Middle School Introduces Winter Guard Program ..............94Silver Trail Middle Schools Mustang Adventure .............................94Broward Technical Colleges .........................................................95

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    Dear Readers, In the beginning of 2015, I announced my Bucket List of things I was

    determined to accomplish this year and encouraged you to do the same. I am proud to say one of my items is checked off the list and I have scheduled the second

    and third items for July. The catalyst for accomplishing the 1st item on my list was when a dear friend reached out to me

    to see if the Sports & Activities Directory could bring attention to a cause near and dear to her heart, suicide prevention. She had lost her brother to suicide a few years earlier and felt the

    need to participate in something positive to raise awareness and help prevent other families from experiencing this kind of pain. Happily, I not only wrote an article featured inside this issue about the Florida Initiative for Suicide Prevention (FISP) and the Hugs for HOPE 5K Run/Walk, but I participated in my first ever 5K to show my support. As promised, here is a photo of me crossing the finish line...17 minutes after the 1st place finisher, but hey, its a start!

    The second and third items on my bucket list are to skydive (yikes!) and to become proficient in driving boats. Both of these things are slated to be complete by the end of July, my birthday month, so look for more photos and perhaps an article documenting the skydiving experience in the next edition!

    One of the traits I admire in people is persistence. If you truly want something in this life, you have to keep working at it until you get it. Accomplishing a goal for which you had to work at so hard is one of the most empowering things you can do for yourself. Once you do that a few times, you truly believe there is nothing you cannot achieve and you have the power to make it happen. These little bucket list items are baby steps, but it is the commitment and persistence to accomplishing the goal that is important to me.

    As this is our Back to School issue, I encourage you to instill the lesson of persistence into your life and then, by example, into your childrens lives. Youve heard these things your entire life: The harder you work, the luckier you get; The only easy day was yesterday; If at first you dont succeed, try try again; Keep your eye on the horizon. I am not sure this next generation will ever truly understand perseverance and patience, but I do think that if we as parents persevere to instill this character trait in our children that not only will they become better people, but more accomplished in every aspect of their lives.

    I would also like to make special mention of our Issue Sponsor this quarter, Lucas Orthodontics. We have never offered the opportunity for front cover exposure before now. We are not only very thankful to Dr. Lucas, but we are happy to announce that we will be donating a portion of his sponsorship back into Pembroke Pines schools. As always, Sports & Activities Directory is a win-win!

    Have a great end of your summer and we hope these pages filled with just about everything you need to know regarding your local schools will help you with an easy transition into the new school year.

    My best to you,

    Margot

    NOTE: All information supplied by organizations. Please contact the organization directly for additional information. The Sports & Activities Directory does not endorse the organizations directly. No material published herein may be reproduced in any manner, be it for print or online Web site use, whatsoever without specific prior written authorization from Sports and Activities Directory and Top Spin Publishing, Inc. Copyright by Top Spin Publishing, Inc. All content is protected under copyright. All Rights Reserved.

    MARGOT LYONS PULERIPresident / Publisher(954) 806-9714 [email protected]

    MELISSA HARLESSManaging Director of Publishing(423) 304-8051 [email protected]

    LINDA LOMbARDITerritory Representative(305) 989-9380 [email protected]

    JULIE KASPERTerritory Representative(954) 818-1549 [email protected]

    KELLY WILSONTerritory Representative(305) 332-7325 [email protected]

    TINA STRAUSSSchool Liaison(954) [email protected] NIKKI READINGArea PublisherDavie/Cooper City/SW Ranches(954) 296-3285 [email protected]

    DEbRALEN CULAArea PublisherFt. Lauderdale (954) 372-5131 [email protected]

    KIM KADELArea PublisherCoral Springs & Parkland(954) [email protected]

    CORRIE HOFFMANArea PublisherLakewood Ranch & Suncoast East(941) [email protected]

    JENNIFER GOWENSCreative Director [email protected]

    NICOLE CHRISTIANCorporate Shareholder

    SPECIAL THANKS TO:Contributing Writers: Debby Teich Tina Strauss Kelly WilsonContributing Photographers Tadd Fisher Linda Lombardi Sabrina Morell Mittler

    TOP SPIN PUbLISHING, INC.Sports & Activities Directory(866) 499-9204 Office2114 N. Flamingo Road, #1269Pembroke Pines, FL 33028Website: www.sportsandactivities.com

    Our Team

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    Dear Residents, With hurricane season upon us, its important to know the dos and

    donts of tree maintenance. Pruning is the most common tree maintenance procedure used to maintain the structural integrity and aesthetics of landscaped trees. Pruning must be done with an understanding of tree biology, because improper pruning can create lasting damage or even shorten a trees life. No branch should be removed without a reason as each cut has the potential to change the growth of the tree.

    Proper pruning techniques include Cleaning: the removal of dead, dying, diseased, weakly attached, and low-vigor branches from the crown of a tree; Thinning: the selective branch removal to improve structure and to increase light penetration and air movement through the crown; Raising: removal of lower branches from a tree to provide clearance for buildings, vehicles, pedestrians, and vistas; and Reduction: Reducing a trees height or spread by pruning back the leaders and branch terminals to secondary branches that are large enough to assume the terminal role. Reduction helps maintain the form and structural integrity of the tree.

    Always hire a Certified Arborist or Class A or B Tree Trimming Licensed professional to perform any tree maintenance. For more information, please call the Citys Planning and Economic Development Division at 954-435-6513. Also take advantage of the landscape resources found on the Citys website at www.ppines.com keyword Landscaping.

    On a very exciting note, I am pleased to announce that last month, elected officials, local dignitaries, community leaders, city employees and residents gathered for a historic ground breaking ceremony which marked the construction start of the City of Pembroke Pines $60 million Civic Center. Completion of the overall project is slated for October 2016.

    Following this historical event, we recognized at a recent Commission Meeting students from the Pembroke Pines Charter High School for their participation as History Hunters. Under direction of the late City Historian Gerry Witoshynsky, her assistant Ellen McNamara and teacher Marta Cabeza, the History Hunters spent

    hours sifting through 50 years of newspaper clippings about the city, cutting out articles and then categorizing the history of Pembroke Pines for future generations. The articles will be digitized and saved so that they may be displayed interactively on a large screen on the fourth floor of our new Civic Center for everyone to enjoy.

    Please have a safe and happy summer. As always, if you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact my office at 954-435-6505 or by e-mail at [email protected]

    Your Mayor,

    Frank C. OrtisCity of Pembroke Pines

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    When World War II and the Korean War ended, soldiers stationed abroad came home and put away their duffel bags, went back to work, and most never talked about it again.

    60 years later, the American public built a $200 Million WWII Memorial, and in 1995 the Korean Memorial was built. By the time these memorials were built, the majority of the veterans that served had passed away and were never able to see the Memorials that were built for them. Less than 3% of those WWII and Korean War veterans, who are still with us, have ever been to see these Memorials.

    Today, with the perseverance and dedication of local Honor Flight Volunteers, these heroes are able to visit our Nations capital in a manner upholding the dignity and grace these soldiers deserve and finally get the Homecoming that the majority of theses American heroes never received. Earl Morse, a retired Air Force Captain and Physicians Assistant from Ohio founded Honor Flight in 2005. At the time, Captain Morse personally flew veterans two to three at a time to visit the Memorials that were built in their honor.

    Honor Flight Network has grown to 138 hubs across the country and has flown over 120,000 troops all at no cost to the veteran. Honor Flight South Florida was co-founded by Director Ryan Paton who, along with his board of 12 other volunteers, works diligently to ensure the integrity of Honor Flight is upheld in the South Florida area. To date, Honor Flight South Florida, which began just over two years ago and covers half of Palm Beach, and all of Broward, Dade and Monroe Counties, has completed six flights in 2 years. Paton explained that due to health concerns, the veterans are unable to fly if it is too cold or too hot, leaving only

    a small window to fly in the fall or spring. Honor Flight focuses on WWII veterans

    as their generation is quickly diminishing at a rate of approximately 640 veterans a day. In a recent South Florida flight, a 99-year-old veteran flew on this one last mission. Honor Flight South Florida also accepts Korean War and Vietnam applications but with priority given due to age or terminal illness.

    Veterans participating in Honor Flight have a long, but exciting day ahead of them. Most flights are in the air before morning traffic even begins. Everything needed is donated by caring individuals and local businesses. Recently, a group from Boca Raton took a bus donated by Corporate Coaches of Ft. Lauderdale to the Miami International Airport. Along the way, their police escort seamlessly changed from Palm Beach to Broward and then to Miami. At 4:30am, they arrived at the airport with patriotic fanfare. By 6:30am, they were in the air, enroute to D.C.

    During the flight, a volunteer conducts Mail Call through the planes intercom, in sighting memories of Mail Call in the service. As soldiers last names are individually announced, they are given personalized packages with letters hailing from around the country, written by family, friends, students and most recently the employees of Miami International Airport who came through with 2,600 individual letters made out to each veteran. The letters are a poignant moment in the soldiers journey. Veteran Frank Oliva, who participated in a flight earlier this year, stated he was so moved by his letters that he wished to be buried with them.

    After landing in D.C., grateful well-wishers greeted the participants as they deplaned and boarded buses. A D.C. police escort enabled them to attend five different

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    To a Veteran those words mean so much. The brave men and women who have served or are serving our country deserve to hear those words as often as possible.

    Now you can recognize a loved one with a Thank You of your own. Send us your message, along with your Veterans branch of service and we will publish it in our Pembroke Pines issue covering October - December 2015.

    Wherever they may be, just let them know that all they have to do is download the Sports & Activities Directory App or they can go online to www.sportsandactivities.com to view your message.

    Messages should be no more than 20 words and must be received by August 25, 2015. Spaces are limited, please submit quickly! We welcome businesses that would like to sponsor these thank you pages with us. All proceeds will benefi t the Honor Flight in South Florida.

    To submit a veteran thank you or to inquire about sponsoring these pages, please contact Linda Lombardi at [email protected]

    memorials in a short amount of time and fly back that night. Ryan Paton is appreciative of work done by the Honor Flight organization in prior years; Days in D.C. are already perfectly set up from Honor Flight by those before us. After returning to MIA, almost 3,000 people welcomed the troops home including bagpipers and 15 honor guards representing different law enforcement agencies.

    Honor Flight is the product of a community and nation that values those who have fought to protect our citizens. The organization is 100% volunteer and has no paid employees. Every penny of every donated dollar goes to the veterans, ensuring our vets have the best of everything they need for their journey. As Paton expressed, their goal is to Give them the best

    day of their life and at no cost to the veteran.Signifi cant support has also come from local

    airports, TSA and airlines. Paton is pleased to see how the airports support the veterans and Honor Flight. He was taken aback when 25 of the top, highest ranking, airport offi cials at MIA came to a meeting and wanted to know what they can do to make it better. Paton explains, The Miami-Dade Aviation Department, BCAD, TSA at both airports, BSO and the Miami Dade Police department have been incredibly accommodating. They allow us to do so much and go way beyond the call of duty for our veterans, we are extremely grateful for the service of the MIA and FLL community.

    In May of this year, Honor Flight became the first domestic flight of the new Eastern

    Airlines. Honor Flight South Florida has also chartered planes from Spirit Airlines. Again, Paton was impressed with the support and respect given to these American heroes. Eastern and Spirit did such an unbelievable job for us. The staff of Spirit was so good to our veterans. Eastern is now doing the same for us out of Miami.

    Honor Flight and their tireless efforts ensure our nations heroes are able to fulfil their wish of visiting the WWII memorial in the heart of the nation for which they valiantly served. For more information about how you can nominate a veteran, apply to be an escort or for flight dates to become a part of the Homecoming crowd, please visit www.HonorFlightSouthFlorida.org.

    By Kelly Wilson

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    When I started at Toyota of Hollywood 2 years ago, I was shocked to learn how many people had a negative perception of the car buying experience. In fact, one industry article showed that 53% of female car buyers surveyed said that they would rather go to the dentist than to go car shopping. Floored by this negative perception, I set about to find the reasons why it existed and how it could be changed. Because lets face it, it is the second most expensive purchase most people make and it should be pleasurable and easy.

    The first thing I discovered was that customers do not like to be pounced upon when arriving at the dealership. One customer said she felt like a goldfish is a piranha bowl and I was mortified to learn this. From this simple comment, Toyota of Hollywood VIP Sales was born. I was determined to set up a department where customers felt as ease, not pressured, and could laugh and relax while getting their needs fully addressed. It has been a rousing success and in two short years, I have helped over 1000 customers get in a great new or pre-owned vehicle while maintaining the highest level of professionalism and customer service. Many of these customers never even stepped foot into the dealership and the cars were delivered to their home or office. The ones that did come in found that they were in out and in less than 2 hours while receiving Next Level VIP Service from my assistant Yessica Torres and myself.

    I am a Toyota Master Certified Sales Professional as well as the winner of the Toyota STARS award as a top rated sales professional for 2014. I hold the highest ranking for Customer Satisfaction and it is my goal to give you a Truly Exceptional experience every time we interact. Your complete satisfaction is my only concern and if you allow me the opportunity to earn your business, I promise you the easiest, most hassle free car buying experience of your life.

    As a Toyota Master Certified Sales Professional, I have all the knowledge and experience necessary to make sure you select the perfect vehicle for your budget and your needs. I look forward to hearing from you.

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    My name is Gabriella Carozza and I am a seventeen year-old incoming Senior at

    Archbishop McCarthy High School where

    I am an Honor Roll student and also a

    member of the Italian Club and Archbishop

    McCarthy Maverick Dance Team. I also

    recently returned from Palermo, Italy,

    where I was an Exchange Student for two

    weeks with 15 other students from my

    school, wherein I had a chance to live with

    an Italian family and learn all about their

    culture while attending a High School that

    specializes in the sciences. In my spare

    time, I enjoy going to the beach, hanging

    out with friends, and doing charity work.

    I am an active member of my teams Relay

    for Life and the South Florida Brain Tumor

    Association, in memory of my father, John

    Carozza, who passed away from brain cancer

    on February 16th, 2015. In the future, I

    hope to attend Florida State University to

    become a Pediatric Occupational Therapist,

    so that I can continue to help others.

    I was crowned Miss Pembroke Pines

    2015 last May, 2014, and had a wonderful

    experience! I enjoyed traveling around

    Pembroke Pines making appearances and

    doing fundraisers. The highlight of my

    year was working with the Miami Marlins

    and the Florida Brain Tumor Association.

    I helped to sell tickets to the baseball game

    to help raise money for families with loved

    ones who are battling brain cancer, so that

    they can travel to South Florida to get the

    medical help and treatment that they need.

    We are very blessed to have a lot of great

    hospitals and cancer treatment centers

    right here in South Florida, and although

    I didnt raise a huge amount of money, it

    was enough for a family to fly here from

    another state to get medical treatment that

    was needed.

    My dad taught me many things, but

    the best thing he taught me was to never

    give up. I always wanted to be involved

    in pageantry because it opens many doors,

    and it has helped me especially with public

    speaking and my self-confidence. I was

    recently crowned Miss Broward County

    Teen USA 2016. Although my dad was

    not there with me physically, I know he

    had something to do with my win, and I

    know he continues to watch over me. I

    am very excited to represent my hometown

    as Miss Broward County Teen USA and

    I am especially excited to compete for

    Miss Florida Teen USA 2016 this coming

    October at the Parker Playhouse in Ft.

    Lauderdale, October 2nd - October 4th.

    What I would tell other girls my age

    who are going through tough times with

    either a parent who is very ill, or who lost

    a parent like me, is that they are not alone,

    and that there are many support groups

    out there to help you. Also, I would tell

    them that although you may be hurting, to

    continue to be strong and put your efforts

    into something that will keep you busy,

    while doing good for others. This is where

    I find the most joy. . . giving back. It brings

    me such joy and I know my father is smiling

    down on me from heaven.

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    Clubs & OrganizationsAARP OF PEMBROKE PINESThe Pembroke Pines AARP invites, everyone 50+ years of age, to join the monthly meetings on the third Friday of every month. Information for Seniors, and a raffle with prizes. September through May: 1:00pm. - 7400 Pines Blvd. in the Pines Recreation Center. (954) 632-8446.

    AMERICAN LEGION POST 385Military Organization for former & active military service personnel. Main objectives: Support local high schools, youth activities, Civil Air & Navy Sea Cadets with awards. Meetings are the1st Tuesday of each month, at the Pembroke Falls Aquatic Center. -1361 NW 129th Avenue, Pembroke Pines, FL 33028. (954) 441-8735. There will be no meetings on July and August.

    BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF BROWARD COUNTY, INC.Our mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong, enduring, professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. To learn more about becoming a mentor, enrolling your child into our programs or making a donation, please visit bbbsbroward.org or email to [email protected] - 4101 Ravenswood Road, Suite 123, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312. (954) 584-9990.

    BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICAHave fun, make friends, see and learn new things! After theyve been given the proper guidance, they take their own lead, going places theyve never gone, seeing things theyve never seen, and diving into the rugged world of outdoor adventure, relying on teamwork. Requirement: Be a boy who is 11 years old, or one who has completed the fifth grade, at least 10 years old, but not yet 18 years old. To join a boy scout troop near you, or for more information visit www.scouting.org.

    BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS OF BROWARD COUNTYSpecial focus on at-risk youth between ages 7 - 18 years old, with 12 facilities serving 12,000 registered members. To learn more about becoming involved with the local Boys & Girls Clubs, visit their website at www.bgcbc.org or visit their locations at Rick and Rita Case Unit: 7525 N.W. 33rd St. Davie, FL 33024. (954) 433-9000.

    FALCON FOUNDATIONIt started in 2000 as Get Flanagan A Stadium Inc. to raise awareness, and funds for a stadium at Charles W. Flanagan High School. Falcon Foundation Inc. is the non-profits new name. It focuses on student achievement in academics, arts & athletics, teacher training, and support of Flanagan High and its feeder schools. Sponsorship packages start at $500 per year. For more information contact Henry A. Rose, President of Falcon Foundation, Inc. or write to [email protected] For more information visit www.FlanaganFalconFoundation.com. (754) 323-0650.

    GIRL SCOUTS OF SOUTHEAST FLORIDAProvides informal educational programs for girls between ages 5-18. A safe, and fun place for girls to discover, connects, and take action. Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place. To join a girl scout troop near you, or for more information visit www.gssef.org. 4701 NW 33rd Avenue, Oakland Park, FL 33309. (954) 739-7660.

    HEALTHY MOTHERS, HEALTHY BABIES COALITION OF BROWARD COUNTY, INC.Dedicated to reducing infant deaths by providing resources and education to pregnant women, parents and their families. They have been a community leader in providing services to pregnant women, teens and families for more than 20 years. They provide access to prenatal care, education, advocacy, and public awareness for all families in Broward County, but especially for those who are unable to afford private care. For more information visit www.hmhbbroward.org. (954) 765-0550.

    KIWANIS CLUB OF GREATER PEMBROKE PINESShare in fellowship, listen to informative speakers, enjoy dinner, announce activities and determine ways to better serve and enrich the lives of those in our community. All are welcome. Complementary dinner on the first visit! Become a Kiwanian and help the children! Meetings are the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month, 7:15PM, at Panera Bread Caf in Pines Boulevard. For more information visit www.kiwanispembrokepines.org.

    LOPSTERS KIDS CLUBDo you love animals? Do you want to learn more about taking care of dogs, cats and other pets? Do you want to help the homeless animals? Then join Lopsters Kids Club at the Humane Society of Broward County. The Club meets once a month, for an hour and a half, after school. Lopster has two clubs: The Lil Pups, ages 6 to 9 years old, and The Big Dogs, ages 10 to 13 years old. To sign up download a registration form at www.humanebroward.com. (954) 989-3977.

    MIRAMAR - PEMBROKE PINES REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCEThe Chamber is committed to continue to provide a variety of venues to assist the business owners of our region to become better businesses by becoming better business leaders. From its humble beginnings over thirty years ago the Miramar-Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber of Commerce is thriving and is committed to helping our businesses thrive too! Monthly breakfast meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, please call the chamber for details or visit www.miramarpembrokepines.org. 10100 Pines Blvd, Pembroke Pines (in City Hall Building) (954) 432-9808.

    MOPS - MOTHERS OF PRESCHOOLERSA place to find friendship, resources, and support for you as a woman and mother, so youre not alone. Moms have found community through MOPS for almost 40 years. MOPS stands for Mothers of Preschoolers, but dont let that confuse you, MOPS is about meeting the needs of every mom of a child, from conception through kindergarten, with local groups of moms just like you, whether youre urban, suburban, rural, stay-at-home, working, teen, adoptive, special-needs, single or married, For more information visit www.mops.org or call Toll Free: (800) 929-1287.

    PEMBROKE PINES HISTORICAL MUSEUMThe Pembroke Pines Historical Museum was established by the City of Pembroke Pines to house the collection started in 1980 by Estelle Kipnis and Gerry Witoshynsky. The materials are available for interested residents, the general public, students, media, and researchers. Meetings on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:00AM - 3:00PM - The Village Community Center 6700 SW 13th Street, Pembroke Pines, FL 33023. (954) 983-6814.

    POLICE EXPLORER PROGRAMChartered under Boy Scouts of America, this program meets Wednesday night at 7:00PM at police headquarters. Program educates youth, about careers in law enforcement, in an 80-hour academy. This program has recently been instrumental in state and national Explorer Conferences. The Department commits four officers and a supervisor to this program, which currently has twenty-five (25) active members. Contact: Community Affairs Office (954) 436-3274.

    ROTARY CLUB OF MIRAMAR-PINESRotary is an organization of business and professional leaders, united worldwide, who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build good will and peace in the world. The main objective of Rotary is service, in the community, workplace, and throughout the world. Meetings are at 12:15PM on Thursdays at Pembroke Pines Golf and Racquet Club 10500 Taft St., Pembroke Pines, FL 33026. www.clubrunner.ca.

    VOICES FOR CHILDREN OF BROWARD COUNTYNonprofit organization dedicated to raising money for and awareness of the Guardian Ad Litem Program, which provides an advocate for abused and neglected children. Children benefit greatly from the advocacy of a Guardian ad Litem, a trained volunteer from the community, who simply wants to make sure the best interests of the children are served. The Guardian ad Litem program recruits, trains and supervises volunteers who work one on one with these children. To join and support Voices for Children, or to learn more about volunteering as a Guardian Ad Litem, visit their website at www.voicesbroward.org, email to [email protected]

    THE WOMENS BUSINESS MASTERMIND GROUPThe organization is devoted to women helping women with their businesses, as well as their personal growth and well-being. The network of women encourage and help each other by sharing hopes, dreams, and inspirations with other women in the South Florida area. Through luncheons, and one-on-one meetings with other Chapter members, they build long-lasting relationships, both in the business and personal lives. This member-only organization allows exclusivity in your chosen business segment, and provides a sales force of other women, who promote your products and services. Contact: Barbara Theodosiou at (954) 309-0992 or [email protected], or visit www.womensbusinessmastermind.com.

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    TEMPLE DOR DORIMWestons only premier and vibrant Reform Temple. We are a warm, welcoming, multi-generational Temple family who joyfully celebrate births, graduations, bar/bat mitzvahs, weddings, baby namings, and all the simchas that make life wonderful. We also support each other in times of sadness, stress, and lifes painful moments. Open to all who wish to be part of a temple that welcomes people of all backgrounds to join us. Attend a Shabbat service or any of our exceptional activities or uniquely designed programs. Visit Temple Dor Dorim, meet our new dynamic Rabbi, tour our Early Childhood Center, religious school and sanctuary facilities, and learn about joining our auxiliary groups from youth through empty nesters, that will enhance your temple experience. 2360 Glades Circle, Weston 33327. (954) 389-1232, www.dordorim.org or find us on Facebook at Temple Dor Dorim.

    ST. MaxIMILLIan KOLbE ChuRCh701 N. Hiatus Road, Pembroke Pines, FL 33026. (954) 432-0206.

    nEw LIfE aSSEMbLy Of GOD7885 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, FL 33024. (954) 981-6405.

    EvERGLaDES COMMunITy ChuRCh20871 Johnson Street, Suite 101, Pembroke Pines, FL 33029. (954) 450-0741.

    EPwORTh unITED METhODIST ChuRCh7651 Johnson Street, Pembroke Pines, FL 33024. (954) 983) 3248.

    PInES baPTIST ChuRCh800 SW 102nd Avenue, Pembroke Pines, FL 33026. (954) 435-8484.

    OaSIS ChuRCh12201 SW 14th Street, Pembroke Pines, FL 33025. (954) 433-4838.

    abunDanT LIfE DELIvERanCE6749 Pembroke Road, Pembroke Pines, FL 33023. (954) 963-6907.

    TRInITy LuThERan ChuRCh7120 SW 2nd Court, Pembroke Pines, FL 33023. (954) 989-1903.

    nEw LIfE wORLD OuTREaCh MInISTRy6732 Pembroke Road, Pembroke Pines, FL 33023. (954) 964-0045.

    TO SEE yOuR PLaCE Of wORShIP DETaILED LISTInG hERE, PLEaSE CaLL LInDa (305) 989-9380.

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    JULYEVERY SATURDAY CHILDRENS SUMMER FILM FESTIVAL10:00AM. Kids see a free family movie every Saturday throughout the summer. No ticket or reservation required. July 11: Big Hero, July 18: Madagascar 3, July 25: Despicable Me 2. River of Grass ArtsPark, 17189 Sheridan Street, Pembroke Pines, FL. (954) 986-5027. www.ppines.com.

    EVERY SUNDAYSUNDAY JAZZ BRUNCH11:00AM - 2:00PM. An ideal way to relax and enjoy Fort Lauderdales scenic Riverwalk. This free, live, outdoor concert series brings the areas best local jazz artists. Listen to the music on three different stages on the first Sunday of each month. Everyone is welcome to attend, including well-behaved leashed pets. There is plenty of room to set up chairs, blankets, and picnic baskets to experience the fabulous entertainment. Patrons can also stroll along the historic brick-lined walkway to enjoy live music while browsing items from local merchants and enjoying food from area restaurants.

    FRIDAY, JULY 3DIERKS BENTLEY: SOUND OF SUMMER TOUR 2015Coral Sky Amphitheatre. livenation.com.

    SATURDAY, JULY 42015 WESTON 4TH OF JULY 5K RUN/WALK7:00AM. Held at the Weston Regional Park, 20200 Saddle Club Road in Weston. Race begins at 7:00am, registration begins at 5:30am. $25 race day registration per person. Awards for top finishers. www.splitsecondtiming.com.

    SATURDAY, JULY 4JULY 4TH CELEBRATIONS PEMBROKE PINES CONCERT & FIREWORKS:

    6:00PM 9:00PM. Pines Recreation Center, 7400 Pines Boulevard. Come celebrate the Fourth of July with the City of Pembroke Pines. The celebration is FREE and will be held on the Pines Recreation Center Festival Grounds. The event features a concert by Gypsy Lane, rides, live musical entertainment, food trucks and a phenomenal fireworks display. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs. No coolers, pets or personal fireworks. Gates open at 6:00PM. For more information, please call (954) 435-6525.

    WESTONS 4TH OF JULY HOMETOWN PARADE: 10:30AM. Participants including elected leaders, local businesses, civic groups, schools, bands, organizations and residents gather to march in Westons biggest and most exciting event. Show off your pride in our country - wear your red, white and blue and come out and cheer on parade participants. The parade begins at the corner of Town Center Blvd. and Three Village Road, and culminates by winding through Weston Town Center to the heart of Main Street where hundreds gather for the fun. Free registration! For more information (954) 389-4321.

    PLANTATIONS PARADE AND CONCERT: 9:00AM. PARADE begins at the intersection of Broward Boulevard and NW 46th Avenue, heads west to 69th Avenue, continuing to NW 4th Street, ending at City Hall. 7:00PM. FREE CONCERT featuring Mr. Nice Guy, one of South Floridas variety bands. Concert is held at the north end of Central Park. Bring along a picnic dinner, lawn chairs or blanket. 9:00PM. FIREWORKS SHOW featuring one of the best pyrotechnic shows in Broward. Parking is limited, so come out early. (954) 452-2510.

    FORT LAUDERDALE: 12:30PM - 9:30PM. Gather on the beach for a day of family activities including music, beach games, contests, a kids zone, live entertainment, and a fireworks presentation off of A1A and Las Olas Boulevard. Fireworks begin at 9pm. Free.

    SUNRISE AT BB&T CENTER: 5:00PM - 10:00PM. Gather with your neighbors for childrens activities, live music and a fireworks display. Parking and admission are free. www.sunrisefl.gov.

    DAVIE: 3:00PM - 10:00PM. Join in the community celebration with a day of family fun featuring arts and crafts for kids, live music, games, bounce houses, inflatables and more. Fireworks at 9pm. Pine Island Park, 3801 Pine Island Road, Davie. Davie-fl.gov.

    THURSDAY, JULY 9CONCERTS IN THE PARK CLASSIC ROCK THERAPY6:00PM 9:00PM. The Town of Davie will be hosting its Concerts in the Park concert series on the second Thursday of every month. The concerts will be held in the band shell at the Old Davie School Historical Museum. The concerts are FREE. Event begins at 6:00PM and the live music will start at 6:30PM. The events will include food trucks, a bounce house, petting farm, craft vendors and sponsor displays. Bring your blankets and chairs; enjoy dinner and live music the second Thursday of every month during the Concerts In The Park concert series!

    FRIDAY, JULY 10EAGLES HISTORY OF THE EAGLES CONCERTAmerican Airlines Arena. livenation.com

    FRIDAY, JULY 10SUPERHERO SPLASH BASHES6:00PM - 10:00PM. Splash Adventure Water Park hosts Games, Movie, Splash Time, Obstacle Course, Bounce House, Superhero Prop Photo Ops, Prizes. $6/per person (ages 12 months and under free). Preregistration required by calling (954) 357-5100. Quiet Waters Park, 401 S. Powerline Road, Deerfield Beach 33442.

    SATURDAY, JULY 11IMAGINE DRAGONS: SMOKE & MIRRORS TOURBB&T Center. livenation.com.

    SATURDAY, JULY 11RASCAL FLATTS RIOT TOURCoral Sky Amphitheatre. livenation.com.

    TUESDAY, JULY 14AMERICAN IDOL LIVE!Get up close and personal with the season 14 finalists at this live performance. Parker Playhouse, 707 NE 8th Street, Ft. Lauderdale. www.browardcenter.org.

    THURSDAY, JULY 16KID ROCK PRESENTS: FIRST KISS: CHEAP DATE TOURCoral Sky Amphitheatre. livenation.com.

    FRIDAY, JULY 17DADDY- DAUGHTER SOCK HOP7:00PM 9:30 PM. Volunteer Park, 12050 W. Sunrise Blvd. Hey Dad! Come dance to the 50s tunes, have pizza, punch and fun with your best girl! Dads and their daughters, 6 12 years old, are invited to a night of 50s style fun. Tunes from the 50s, pizza, punch, a twist contest, hula hoop contest, bubble gum contest and much more will ensure a good time is had by all! $20 per couple (1 Daddy, 1 Daughter); $8 per extra daughter. Includes pizza, punch and FUN! For more information, call (954) 452-2510. Sock Hop tickets available June 29 16 at: Plantation Central Park, 9151 N.W. 2nd Street Volunteer Park, 12050 W. Sunrise Boulevard Volunteer Park the evening of the event

    SATURDAY, JULY 18ARIANA GRANDE IN CONCERTBB&T Center. livenation.com

    SATURDAY, JULY 18TEA WITH BARBIE2:00PM - 4:00PM. Sip tea and nibble on treats while spending time with Barbie and her friends. Tickets are limited; reservations required. $20/adult, $15/children 3 and up, Free/kids under 3. Old Davie School Historical Museum 6650 Griffin Rd. Davie, FL 33314. (954) 797-1044. www.olddavieschool.org.

    MONDAY, JULY 20NICKI MINAJ: THE PINKPRINT TOURBayfront Park Amphitheatre. livenation.com.

    MONDAY, JULY 20SAM SMITHAmerican Airlines Arena. livenation.com.

    FRIDAY, JULY 24SUPERHERO SPLASH BASHES6:00PM - 10:00PM. Splash Adventure Water Park hosts Games, Movie, Splash Time, Obstacle Course, Bounce House, Superhero Prop Photo Ops, Prizes. $6/per person (ages 12 months and under free). Preregistration required by calling (954) 357-5100. Quiet Waters Park, 401 S. Powerline Road, Deerfield Beach 33442.

    FRIDAY, JULY 243 DOORS DOWNPompano Beach Amphitheatre. livenation.com

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    SATURDAY, JULY 25PUPPET SHOW 10:30AM. Helen B. Hoffman Plantation Library, 501 North Fig Tree Lane, Plantation 33317. Free event, all ages welcome. (954) 797-2140.

    AUGUSTEVERY SATURDAY CHILDRENS SUMMER FILM FESTIVAL10:00AM. Kids see a free family movie every Saturday throughout the summer. No ticket or reservation required. August 1: The Smurfs, August 8: Rio 2, August 15: Planes: Fire & Rescue, August 22: Worms. River of Grass ARtsPark, 17189 Sheridan Street, Pembroke Pines, FL. (954) 986-5027. www.ppines.com.

    SATURDAY, AUGUST 1GAIA DANCE & UNITY PRESENTS: AN EVENING OF BELLY DANCE AND PERFORMANCE ART 6:15PM 9:00PM. Montessori Academy, 19200 Pines Blvd. Come for an evening of artistry, storytelling, and passion! This large-scale event also benefits Women in Distress of Broward County, Inc.please bring school supplies to donate. Doors open at 6:15PM with Vendors, Music, and Concessions before the show at 7pm. For information, visit gaiadu.com or call 954-309-4286.

    FRIDAY, AUGUST 7 MOTHER/SON HOEDOWN7:00PM 9:00PM. Deicke Auditorium, 5701 Cypress Rd. Come join the fun! Mothers and their sons, ages 6 10, are invited to put on their jeans and boots, grab a Stetson and join us for two-steppin tunes, pizza, and Cowboy games that will ensure a good time for everyone! $20 per couple (1 Mother, 1 Son); $8 per extra son. Hoedown tickets available July 27 August 6 at: Plantation Central Park, 9151 N.W. 2nd Street; Deicke Auditorium the evening of the event. For more information call (954) 452-2510.

    FRIDAY, AUGUST 7SUPERHERO SPLASH BASHES6:00PM - 10:00PM. Splash Adventure Water Park hosts Games, Movie, Splash Time, Obstacle Course, Bounce House, Superhero Prop Photo Ops, Prizes. $6/per person (ages 12 months and under free). Preregistration required by calling (954) 357-5100. Quiet Waters Park, 401 S. Powerline Road, Deerfield Beach 33442.

    FRIDAY & SATURDAY, AUGUST 7 & 8MONSTER JAM 7:30PM FRIDAY, 2:00PM & 7:30PM SATURDAY. Monster truck mayhem, including breathtaking stunts and the awesome power of the worlds most popular Monster Jam trucks. BB&T CENTER, 1 Panther Parkway, Sunrise, FL. www.thebbtcenter.com.

    WEDNESDAY - SUNDAY, AUGUST 12 - 23CIRQUE DU SOLEIL: VAREKAISHOWTIMES VARY. Watch a mesmerizing feat of athleticism and acrobatics as this Cirque performance presents the story of young Varekai, who falls from the sky landing in a lush, magical forest filled with wonder and fantastical creatures. $40-$100. Childrens tickets start at $25 for select performances. www.thebbtcenter.com.

    FRIDAY, AUGUST 21TIM MCGRAW: SHOTGUN RIDER TOUR WITH BILLYCoral Sky Amphitheatre. livenation.com.

    SATURDAY, AUGUST 22TOWN OF DAVIE AUCTION8:00AM. The Town of Davie will conduct an absolute public auction for the disposal of all confiscated, unclaimed or abandoned property coming into the possession of the Town, or any property owned by the Town which has become obsolete, or which has outlived its usefulness, or which has become inadequate for the public purposes for which it was intended. The auction will be conducted by Fisher Auctioneers on behalf of the Town. Potential bidders will pay a refundable fee of $100 to register. Upon registration, the bidder will receive a bidders number and a catalog of all items in the auction. The registration fee will be refunded if the bidder does not buy any items in the auction or applied toward the bidders total purchases. (954) 797-1016.

    FRIDAY, AUGUST 28SAFARI NIGHT: BACK TO SCHOOL CARNIVAL AT PALM BEACH ZOO4:15PM - 9:00PM. Join us for Back to School Carnival Night including roving animal encounters, keeper talks & training sessions, games, crafts, prizes, giveaways, DJ dance party, face painting, interactive fountain fun, photo ops with costume characters and dinner specials in the Tropics Cafe! Fun for all ages! Zoo Members Free, Non Member Adult $15.95, Non Member Child $9.95, Toddlers ages 0-2 FREE. 1301 Summit Boulevard, West Palm Beach 33405. (561) 547-9453.

    SEPTEMBERWEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2MOTLEY CRUE: THE FINAL TOUR ALL BAD THINGS MUST COME TO AN ENDAmerican Airlines Arena. livenation.com.

    FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4 YOUTH HOT SHOT BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT7:00PM. Central Park Gymnasium, 9151 NW 2nd Street. $10 per person (non-refundable). AGE DIVISIONS: 7 & 8; 9 & 10; 11 & 12. Register at Central Park. Sign up early, as space is limited. For more information call (954) 452-2510.

    SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 6LADY ANTEBELLUM: WHEELS UP 2015 TOUR WITH HUNTERCoral Sky Amphitheatre. livenation.com.

    THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10CONCERTS IN THE PARK SHADOW CREEK (COUNTRY)6:00PM 9:00PM. The Town of Davie will be hosting its Concerts in the Park concert series on the second Thursday of every month. The concerts will be held in the band shell at the Old Davie School Historical Museum. The concerts are FREE. Event begins at 6:00PM and the live music will start at 6:30PM. The events will include food trucks, a bounce house, petting farm, craft vendors and sponsor displays. Bring your blankets and chairs; enjoy dinner and live music the second Thursday of every month during the Concerts In The Park concert series!

    FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11SEPTEMBER 11TH MEMORIAL CEREMONY8:30AM. The City of Pembroke Pines Honors all those who faced terrorism on September 11, 2001. This FREE event will be held at our 911 Memorial located at City Center, 10300 Pines Boulevard. For more information, please call (954) 435-6525.

    SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12DAVIE PRO RODEO CHAMPIONSHIP BULLRIDING6:00PM. Be amazed as real cowboys and cowgirls from around the world compete for championship titles. The Davie Pro Rodeo was voted as the best rodeo east of the Mississippi and has won numerous rodeo awards in Las Vegas, Nevada. Come watch cowboys and cowgirls challenge 2,000 pound bulls. The kids will love it! Gates open at 6:00PM to purchase tickets and so that you can come in and enjoy the food before the rodeo begins. Advanced tickets are available at the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts office located at 3801 S. Pine Island Road, Davie. Tickets are $18 and $8 (312) in advance and $20 and $10 (312) at the gate. Located at Bergeron Rodeo Grounds, 4271 Davie Road.

    SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19BACK TO SCHOOL PARTY AT GRAVITY GYMNASTICS 1:45PM - 3:45PM. Come and join us for 1 hours of games, guided activities & free play at Gravity Gymnastics. Your child will be able to jump on our trampolines and bounce house, climb on our net, walk on the balance beams, and swing like a monkey on the uneven bars! There will be vendors, contests, raffles and so much more! This free event is all about having fun and learning the great benefits of an active lifestyle! Bring your friends! 11940 Miramar Parkway, Miramar 33025. (954) 450-7770, [email protected], www.gravitygymnastics.com. All children need a signed waiver by parents or legal guardian to participate.

    SATURDAY & SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 & 27SESAME STREET LIVES LETS DANCE!SHOWTIMES VARY. Hosted by two live performers, Sesame Street Live Lets Dance! offers an up-close, interactive experience like youve never experienced before! You, the audience, are invited to dance as all of your favorite Sesame Street friends join you on the floor dancing with fans of all ages! In addition to ongoing dance parties, Elmo uses his imagination to Do the Robot, Cookie Monster teaches all feets to dance, and Ernie shares the fun of dance with the Sesame Street favorite Shake Your Head One Time. Broward Center for the Performing Arts, browardcenter.org.

    SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 27JAZZ CONCERT5:00PM 7:00PM. FREE! Join the City of Pembroke Pines for a relaxing afternoon at William B. Armstrong Dream Park, 1700 Dykes Road (NW 160 Avenue). Dont forget a comfortable chair or blanket. For additional information, contact the Special Events Office at (954) 435-6525.

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    TaG uSa GyMnaSTICS & TRaMPOLInEPrivate TWO HOUR parties with very large, spectacular 1000 sq. ft. party rooms and glass viewing areas. TAGs LARGEST Gym has the most equipment, inflatables, rope swing, tumble floors, foam pits and trampolines. No extra charges for bounce houses, slide inflatables, indoor basketball / soccer court. Your choice of Mommy & Me, Trampolines & Gymnastics or Boys Sports parties with structured stations or open gym style. Visit our facility & compare at www.TagGymnastics.com... You gotta see it to believe it! 1951 North Commerce Parkway, Weston. Call (954) 384-9393 to reserve your party. SPLaShManIa: ThE SwIM aCaDEMyWe specialize in Splashtacular birthday parties & events. We keep the crowd cool, active and entertained! Our certified Lifeguards & Aqua Coordinators will be available to organize, supervise & facilitate any waterfront activities you might be planning. Our Splish Splash events are uniquely designed and can be hosted at your pool or ours (heated!) For more details on our Wet-N-Wild events, call (954) 384-4500. 1570 Sagemont Way, Weston 33326. www.TheSwimAcademy.com. FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK @ www.Facebook.com/WestonSwimAcademy.

    KaRaTE aMERICaMake this birthday a party to remember with fully supervised fun, games, and martial arts activities! Karate America is the place! Parents can count on a safe environment and kids know theyll get a kick out of celebrating their special day at Karate America. WE HAVE 11 LOCATIONS FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE! www.KarateAmerica.info. Find the location nearest you and call to register!

    fLORIDa TRIPLE ThREaT aLL-STaRS Competitive Cheer and Dance Facility. Come build a Pyramid for your next Birthday Party! A Human Pyramid, that is. Enjoy a 2-hour private party on a Sunday with all your friends. You can tumble on the spring floor and tumble trak, and bounce on the trampoline. Prices are only $15 per child. (954) 514-7250. www.Fla3threat.com.

    GRavITy GyMnaSTICSAmazing! Incredible! Unbelievable! These are just some of the ways our guests describe our one of a kind Birthday Parties! Trained birthday party leaders will make this day a fun and unforgettable party for both you and your guests. Parties come fully equipped with all the necessities for the children, and if needed, the adults, too! So why not sit back and relax, let us do the work for you. All parties include one hour in the gym, followed by 45 minutes in our spacious party room! Birthday Child is FREE and receives a Gravity Medal. For additional information, please call (954) 450-7770. 11940 Miramar Parkway, Miramar 33025. [email protected], www.gravitygymnastics.com.

    SuPER MabLE TubE PaRTIESLooking for something new? Want to be the coolest parents on earth? Have a super party at CB Smith Park. Ride the Super Mable, flying saucer and banana boat. Peg the fun meter and hear that was the best day of my life! Covered pavilion and large play area for yard games. Ages 3 to 84. Reserve today at (954) 292-3953, for pictures and details go to www.browardski.com.

    bRIGhT & SMaRT - RObOTICS & CODInG bIRThDay PaRTIESRobotics Birthday Parties are sensational! They are a fun, educational, memorable and unique experience that will engage your child and his/her friends. This perfect party activity will bring the excitement of creating something with their hands, the thrill of seeing their imagination come to life and the satisfaction of being successful with their creation. We offer 90 minute, in-home robotics birthday parties supplying all of the material and equipment needed so each child is able to take a hands-on role in building a birthday robot! (954) 816-3346, [email protected], www.BrightAndSmart.com, Facebook: www.facebook.com/BrightAndSmart. MOnSTER MInI GOLf18 holes of indoor, monster themed, Glow-in-the-Dark Mini Golf. Experience cool special effects, great music, an interactive DJ, as well as arcade and redemption games! With two very posh, private party rooms and our Mad Scientist hosts, we are the perfect place for birthday and teen parties, field trips, fundraisers, group outings and corporate events. Monster Mini Golf is frightfully fun for all ages! 14435 Miramar Parkway, Miramar, 33027. mile east of I75 (954) 589-1878. 9533 Westview Drive, Coral Springs 33076 in Regal Cinemas Shopping Center (954) 526-5115.

    baRbIE ThE DREaMhOuSE ExPERIEnCEBringing the iconic Barbie Dreamhouse toy to real life for fans of all ages. With interactive and personalized touches, guests have the opportunity to discover different rooms, living area in this larger-than-life Attraction. Enjoyable for all ages! 2606 Sawgrass Mills Circle, Sunrise, FL 33323. (954) 845-2343, www.barbiedreamhouse.com.

    OOPSy EnTERTaInMEnTBirthdays, School Shows, Grand Openings! Ooopsy & Co. a division of Amys Entertainment is GREAT fun & equals success! Puppet Shows, Magic, Balloon Twisting, Face & Body Painting, Game Master! Certified Vendor for School & Parks! Serving Broward, Dade & Palm Beach Counties. Call us for our Monthly Specials. (954) 438-9977, www.ooopsy.com.

    GaIa DanCE & unITy Our space is great for small gatherings like intimate birthday celebrations, club meetings, home-school groups, and more! Need help or entertainment for your event? Weve got you covered. Gaia Dance & Unity Center, 9837 Pines Blvd. Pembroke Pines, FL 33024. (954) 309-4286. gaiadanceunity.wix.com/gaia-dance-unity

    ThE LITTLE LOunGELittle Lounge is the first full air-conditioned, indoor, private kids place for dancing and celebrations within Broward County. We provide a colorful party setting ready for your little star. Complete packages cater to your party size and include all services, and topped off with a Crazy Hour! Custom Event Decorations, Character Entertainment, Wii & Movie Zone, Kids Climbing Wall, Bounce House, Toddler Area and Playground. Your little one will always remember their professional, fun and amazing party at Little Lounge. For reservations, call (954) 271-7191 or email: [email protected], visit our website at www.LittleLoungeParty.com. Located at 1960 N. Commerce Parkway Suites 1 & 2, Weston.

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    DunKIn DOnuTS DECORaTInG PaRTyIts donuts and frosting and sprinkles galore when you have your birthday party at Dunkin Donuts. Bring your friends because ITS TIME TO MAKE THE DONUTS! Each two-hour party includes 4 dozen plain donuts to decorate, colored icing and sprinkles. We also provide you with your own party attendant to make sure all your needs are met, a private room and paper plates, napkins and utensils. This special party package is only $150 for Sports & Activities Readers. Party rooms available at 9740 Griffin Road in Cooper City and 9901 Pines Blvd in Pembroke Pines. Contact Nina at [email protected] to reserve your party today!

    PEMbROKE PInES yMCa faMILy CEnTER(954) 727-9622, www.ymcabroward.org. 501 SW 172nd Ave Pembroke Pines 33029. Y BIRTHDAY PARTIES: Ages 5-13. Have your Birthday Bash at the Y. Adventure Parties include organized games, rock climbing, sports relays and activities. Each party includes party attendant(s), one hour in the gym or outside, half hour in the Activity Center and use of multipurpose room. Parents may bring food, decorations and cake.

    PEMbROKE PInES yMCa aQuaTIC CEnTER1361 NW 129th Avenue, Pembroke Pines 33028. (954) 727-9622.POOL BIRTHDAY PARTIES: Parties are available on Sat. & Sun. beginning March 1st. Sit outside under one of our umbrellas or inside our party hall, which opens onto the pool deck. Included in both packages is a party attendant who will assist to make your party unforgettable. Pricing includes 30 guests for Funbrellas or 50 guests for Party Halls; each additional guest is $6. Funbrella: Food must be ordered from Subways concession stand the only outside food permitted is birthday cake. Funbrella Two Hour Parties: 10am 12pm, 1pm 3pm, 4pm 6pm. Y Members $150/Non Members $200. Funbrella Three Hour Parties: 10am 1pm, 2pm 5pm. Y Members $200/Non Members $250. Party Hall Two Hour Parties: 10am 12pm, 1pm 3pm, 4pm 6pm. Y Members $275, Non-Members $325. COMING SOON! Specialty Birthday Party Packages. Call for more information.

    huManE SOCIETy Of bROwaRD COunTyParty like an Animal and have your next birthday party at the Humane Society of Broward County. What better way to celebrate your childs birthday! Not only will your child have fun, but they will also learn about how they can help the homeless animals. Plus, your birthday fee will go directly to the Humane Society of Broward County to help care for the thousands of homeless animals received each year. Call (954) 266-6848 or visit www.humanebroward.com.

    4KIDSInnEED.ORG bE a hERO & hIRE a hEROMovie grade costume characters come to life! Available for your next birthday party, Sweet Sixteen, Quince, Corporate event, etc. Offering characters such as Batman, Batgirl, Darth Vader, Obi wan, and even a life size remote control R2D2 robot with lights & sounds. Kids both big and small love R2. Its more than an appearance, we offer a hero training with a message along with an autograph session with your hero. Working to help Change the world one child at a time! Contact us: 4KidsInNeed.Org, (954) 439-1878. Heroes with a mission.

    SOuThwEST fOCaL POInT COMMunITy CEnTER301 NW 103rd Avenue, Pembroke Pines, FL 33026. Call (954) 450-6888 or visit www.ppines.com. With a capacity of 250 people, our hall is available for rental and boasts a main banquet hall, a stage, a spacious hardwood dance floor and a full service kitchen. Perfect venue for weddings, bar/bat mitzvahs, birthdays or any special occasion. For fees and availability, call (954) 450-6888. To print out a hall rental brochure, which includes pricing information, please visit www.ppines.com and click on Departments and select Community Services.

    CITy Of PEMbROKE PInES faCILITy REnTaLS ROseG.PRiCePARK: 901 NW 208th Avenue. Available for

    rentals on Saturdays from Noon Midnight, Sundays from Noon 6:00pm. For fees and availability, call (954) 437-1140, after 1:00 pm.

    TOWnGATeReCReATiOnCenTeR: 901 NW 155th Avenue. Available for rentals on Saturdays from Noon Midnight and Sundays from Noon 6:00pm. For fees and availability, call (954) 450-6894.

    PinesReCReATiOnCenTeR: 7400 Pines Boulevard. Available for rentals on Fridays 6:00pm Midnight, Saturdays from Noon Midnight and Sundays from Noon 6:00pm. For fees and availability, call (954) 986-5022.

    ThE CITy Of PEMbROKE PInES ChaRTER SChOOLS Facilities are available to rent for your meeting, church services or aftercare programs. Large cafeterias and classroom space can be the perfect spot for your gathering. For more information on fees and availability, call Holly Bonkowski at (954) 986-5027. Available locations include:CharterWestCampus: 18500 Pembroke RoadChartereastCampus: 10801 Pembroke RoadFsUCampus: 601 SW 172nd AvenueCentralCampus: 12350 Sheridan StreetCharterHighschool: 17189 Sheridan Street

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    When Tracy Dikes had twins, she wanted to make sure that they would be safe in her car. After installing two car seats, she called the Community Affairs Unit of the Pembroke Pines Police Department to set up an appointment to have them checked. This is just one of the many community service programs offered by the Pembroke Pines Police Department. I was not taking any chances, said Dikes. It gave me tremendous peace of mind when they told me that I had installed the car seats correctly.

    The Community Affairs Unit works as a liaison between the citizens of the community and the Police Department to help identify and target any problems within the community. We help Pembroke Pines residents become more aware of their surroundings, said Cheryl Watters, police service aide with the Community Affairs Unit. We teach them what they need to watch for so that they are better prepared when they are out in the general public.

    When Pembroke Pines residents lose their dogs, the Police Departments Animal Assistance Program can help. Dedicated volunteers reunite lost pets in the City of Pembroke Pines with their owners or find them new loving homes with the assistance of local rescue groups. When a dog is found, program volunteers post neighborhood flyers with the dogs photo and check to see if it has a chip. If the pet is not reunited with its owner in three days, it is given to Pooches in Pines, Inc., which tries to place dogs in foster homes and eventually get them adopted.

    The Citizens Police Academy is offered twice a year for residents 18 years and older. During the fifteen-week hands-on academy, citizens receive in-depth information on police procedures. They discuss a variety of law enforcement topics, including traffic crash investigations, SWAT, crime scenes, defensive tactics, homicide investigations, Internet fraud, identification theft, criminal law and more. They also have an opportunity to ride with a police officer and learn to shoot a firearm so they can get a better sense of what it is like to be a police officer.

    Once residents graduate from the Academy, they can volunteer in the Community on Patrol program. The trained volunteers act as an extra pair of eyes and ears for the community. They enhance police efforts by patrolling their community, looking out for suspicious activity or potential hazards and offering assistance to local residents.

    They wear uniforms and drive specially marked vehicles, adding to the crime-fighting presence in the community. They also help police officers at DUI checkpoints, National Night Out Against Crime and in other areas.

    The Police Explorers Program is for students interested in a career in law enforcement. It is open to students who are 14 to 18 years old, have a 2.0 GPA or higher, and have never committed a crime. It is like a junior Citizens Police Academy. The students learn about different law enforcement topics, ride with a police officer and help with community events. They also compete against Explorer programs in other cities.

    Pembroke Pines police trains residents to become Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) members so they can help during a true emergency, like a hurricane, when it might take hours or even days for emergency personnel to reach everyone in need. The residents learn basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, disaster medical operations and disaster simulations. They also learn a variety of first aid techniques, including the treatment of cuts, sprains and broken bones. The CERT team can also be deployed to other areas in the event of disasters. The next class will be held in the fall.

    The police department also reaches out to Pembroke Pines youth. It provides programs at daycares, preschools, libraries, parks and bookstores to teach young children about stop, drop and roll, stranger danger, traffic safety and more. Officers teach the kids how to ride safely at Bicycle Safety Rodeos and bring out the special vehicles for Career Days. They also talk to groups, clubs, schools and organizations about personal safety.

    The Community Affairs Unit offers a variety of other services, some of which include: car seat inspections, crime prevention and security inspections for homes and businesses, National Night Out against Crime, building tours, trespassing agreements, security surveys and much more. Volunteers can also help with day-to-day operations, including: assisting with victim advocates, fingerprinting, community patrolling, front desk help, parking enforcement, records filing and more.

    To reach the Pembroke Pines police in an emergency, dial 911. For more information on the Community Affairs Unit, visit ppines.com or call (954) 436-3274.

    Pembroke Pines Police Department Reaches

    Out to the Community By Debby Teich

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    BASEBALLPEMbROKE LaKES OPTIMIST baSEbaLLAges 4 - 15 coed, recreational and travel teams. Fall Season: May - June. November & December, Tryouts in January. Fees: $75 - $140 residents, non-residents add $65. Fees may change. Copy of birth certificate required. www.pembrokelakesoptimist.org. Flamingo Park, 1900 NW 122 Terrace, (954) 438-6498. PEMbROKE PInES OPTIMIST baSEbaLL Ages 315: co-ed, recreational and travel teams. Fees: $95 residents, non-residents add $65. Copy of birth certificate required. Fall Season: July/August. Spring Season: March June. Optimist Clubhouse, 7900 Pines Blvd., (954) 966-4861. PaSaDEna waLnuT CREEK OPTIMIST baSEbaLLFlorida Youth Baseball Alliance. Ages 316 co-ed, recreational and travel teams. Spring season registration November January until spots are filled and tryouts for all divisions are in 3rd week of January. Fall season registration in May and tryouts for all divisions are in August. Check website for fees. www.pasadenalakes.com. Pasadena Park, 8815 Pasadena Blvd. Commissioner - Sandy Arias, (954) 432-3300, [email protected] wEST PEMbROKE PInES baSEbaLL 10u CObRaSTravel baseball program playing in the South Florida Premier League. Looking for dedicated players (all positions). The teams goal is to teach the kids advanced baseball in a great and positive atmosphere and to keep the kids together through at least age 12u to play in a National Tournament at Cooperstown NY in 2016. Tryouts will be held May 31, June 28, July 26 & August 2 at Pembroke Shores Park. Home field: 501 SW 172nd Ave, Pembroke Pines 33029. For more information, contact Coach Dan Guzman at (786) 693-0313 or by email: [email protected]

    wEST PEMbROKE PInES OPTIMIST baSEbaLL anD TRavEL baSEbaLLAges 316, recreational and travel teams. Spring & Fall Seasons. Fees based on age by April 30, 2015: Ages 34 years $105/season, Ages 56 years $125/season, Ages 7 & up $155/season. Non-Resident +$65. Fall Registration held in May & June. Spring Registration held in November & December. Pembroke Shores Park, 501 SW 172nd Avenue. Contact [email protected] Visit our website @ www.wppobaseball.com. Text WPPObaseball to 72727 for text updates. Follow us on Twitter @wppobaseball.

    BASKETBALLCOMbInE aThLETICS: baSKETbaLL EDITIOn CaMPGive your child the summer of a lifetime! Girls and boys, ages 5-13. June 8 through August 7. Register for a day, week, or all summer! We help our campers find their sweet spot by teaching the fundamentals of basketball in an incredibly fun and creative environment. We believe there is a ton of potential at the intersection of sports, innovation and instruction. Our Formula: Top Notch Instruction + Creativity & Fun = Experience of a Lifetime! Each uniquely themed, weeklong camp uses a proprietary curriculum to engage and improve muscle memory for each camper while building confidence on and off the court, and teaching the benefits of working as a team. Have peace of mind knowing that your children are learning from the best and having the time of their lives in a safe, kid-friendly environment. Your child will create memories that he/she will cherish forever. Become a Combiner today and see how were building a new kind of sports camp for our community. Contact us today! [email protected] or call (800) 386-0179 or visit www.go-combine.com.

    PEMbROKE PInES yMCa faMILy CEnTER(954) 727-9622, www.ymcabroward.org. 501 SW 172nd Ave Pembroke Pines 33029. BAsKeTBALLFUnDAMenTALs: Ages 510. Learn the

    fundamentals of basketball techniques such as shooting, dribbling, passing and lay-ups. Not only will you learn basketball skills, but meeting new friends and most importantly having fun! Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30pm6:30pm. Members $65 / Non Members $135.

    sUMMeRD-1BAsKeTBALLLeAGUe: Ages 917. 8 games guaranteed, certified referees and strategic practices with a volunteer coach. Players must have knowledge of the game and basic at-level skills. All YMCA sports leagues promote teamwork, sportsmanship and the YMCAs Core Values of CARING, HONESTY, RESPECT, and RESPONSIBLE PLAYERS. Y Members $135/Non Members $200, Includes full uniform: Jersey and shorts and medals.

    bROwaRD ShaRKS TRavEL baSKETbaLLTravel Basketball Teams for 4th Grade, 6th Grade and 7th Grade. Year-round competitive program developing a foundation of academic excellence, discipline, sportsmanship, dedication and persistence along with basketball skills. Pembroke Pines. Email: [email protected] Facebook: www.facebook.com/BrowardSharks.

    wEST PEMbROKE PInES aDuLT baSKETbaLL TOuRnaMEnTSSTARTING NOW! Ages 18 and older. FEES (may change): $100200 per player depending on how early you register. Games TBA. 3v3 Teams Needed. Please check our website for up to date information at www.wppofootball.com and click on Adult Sports tab. You may also contact Mario Costa for more info at [email protected] or call (786) 300-1621. PInES aThLETIC CLub baSKETbaLL7900 Johnson Street, Pembroke Pines, FL. Boys & Girls ages 617. Membership is $45 per year. Improve your basic skills and learn the fundamentals of basketball. Basketball Clinics are held on Mondays and Wednesdays 5:00pm 7:00pm. Clinics open to all ages and skill levels and will focus on individual skills and self-improvement.

    BOXINGPInES aThLETIC CLub bOxInG7900 Johnson Street, Pembroke Pines, FL. Boys and Girls ages 817. Membership is $45 per year. Learn self-defense and self-confidence. Build self-esteem and get in shape. Compete in amateur bouts. Member of USA Boxing. Classes are on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays from 5:00pm 6:00pm for beginners and 6:00pm 7:00pm for advanced students.

    CHEERLEADING fLORIDa SuPERSTaRSFlorida Super Stars offer a high-energy combination class with instruction in dance, cheerleading & baton twirling. Over 20 locations, $55 per month for unlimited classes. Year round performances are optional. Feature performances include: Miami Heat, Dolphins, Hurricanes, Disney World, Super Bowl, and Orange Bowl! Summer Dance Jam Camp also offered. (954) 438-2075 or www.floridasuperstars.com.

    fLORIDa TRIPLE ThREaT aLL-STaRSCome be a part of the back-to-back National Champions in competitive all star cheerleading! Fully air conditioned building featuring two spring floors, tumble trak, rod floor and trampoline. All Ages, All Skill Levels! Mention this ad and receive a $5 discount on your first tumbling class. (954) 514-7250. www.Fla3threat.com.

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    MIaMI DOLPhInS fLaG fOOTbaLL anD ChEER CaMPDolphins Academy summer camps are returning June 21-26, June 29-July 3rd and July 6-10 at the Miami Dolphins training facility in Davie. Boys and girls, ages 5-15, can participate in an interactive, week long flag football experience featuring appearances by current and former Miami Dolphins players. The camp focuses on football training as well as the importance of education, physical fitness, and positive choices. For more information please call (305) 943-7272 or visit dolphinsacademy.com and mention the Sports & Activities Directory!

    PEMbROKE PInES OPTIMIST (PPO) bEnGaLS fOOTbaLL 7400 Pines Blvd., Clubhouse and Park. Register Thursdays from 6:30pm 7:30pm. Saturdays 10:00 am noon.. For more information, visit www.ppobengals.com. Commissioner: Jim Ross, [email protected] Come join AYFLs top football program for twelve straight years. TACKLeFOOTBALL: Ages 513. Season: July November. Spring

    training in May. Registration: March. Spots are limited and teams fill quickly. Cost: $240. Non-residents add $85. This already includes COPP participation fee.

    MiGHTYMiTesTACKLe: Ages 56. Season: July November. Spring training in May. Registration: March. Spots are limited and teams fill quickly. Cost: $240. Non-residents add $85.

    PaSaDEna waLnuT CREEK OPTIMIST fOOTbaLLAmerican Youth Football League. Ages: Tackle 514. Season: July November, with all new spring training in May. Early Registration: January March. Registration: April August. Check website for fees. 8815 Pasadena Blvd., Clubhouse and Park. For more information, contact Bill Allison at (954) 646-0036 or email [email protected] www.pasadenalakes.com. Football Commissioner: [email protected]

    OPTIMIST aDuLT fLaG fOOTbaLLSTARTING NOW! Ages 18 and older. FEES (may change): $100-200 per player depending on how early you register. Games are on Sunday mornings. Team and individual entries accepted. Please check our website for up to date information at www.wppofootball.com and click on adult sports tab. You may also contact Mario Costa for more info at [email protected] or (786) 300-1621.

    wEST PEMbROKE PInES OPTIMIST fOOTbaLLChapel Trail Park, 19351 Taft Street. Contact: Vincent Grippa III, (954) 445-9850. www.wppofootball.com. Please check our website for up to date information and join our new text blast system by texting the words WPPO football to 72727 and you will receive a text on all upcoming registration dates and park info. TACKLe: Ages: 514. Season: July November. Spring training in

    May. Registration: March. Spots are limited and teams fill quickly. Cost: $225. When you register between now and May rates go up after that. Registration for football & cheer held online or at Chapel Trail Park the 1st 3 Saturdays of every month from 11am - 1pm.

    MiGHTYMiTesTACKLe: Ages: 56. Season: July November. Spring training in May. Registration: March. Spots are limited and teams fill quickly. Cost: $225. When you register between now and May rates go up after that. Registration for football & cheer held online or at Chapel Trail Park the 1st 3 Saturdays of every month from 11am - 1pm.

    sPRinG7v7FLAG: Ages U8U14 Games Saturday afternoons. FEES (may change): $175-275 depending on how early you register (less for team entries). Different divisions available based on abilities. Please check our website for up to date information at www.wppofootball.com and click on 7 v 7 tab. You may also contact Mario Costa for more info at [email protected] or (786) 300-1621.

    PaSaDEna waLnuT CREEK OPTIMIST ChEERLEaDInGLocated at the corner of Sheridan St. and Douglas. Ages 415. For more information and to register online, go to www.pasadenalakes.com. Registration is ongoing during the months of April July. Season: July November. Commissioner Susan Holt, email: [email protected] (954) 432-3300.

    wEST PEMbROKE PInES OPTIMIST ChEERLEaDInGChapel Trail Park, 19351 Taft Street. Cheer commissioner Vicki M. Grippa: (954) 439-0977 or email [email protected] Please check our website for up to date information and join our new text blast system by texting the words WPPO football to 72727 and you will receive a text on all upcoming registration dates and park info. TACKLeFOOTBALLCHeeRLeADinG: Ages 514. FEES (may

    change): Tackle Cheerleading $310 (REGISTRATION ONLY, OTHER FEES APPLY). Non Pembroke Pines residents add $100. Registration starts in March. Conditioning begins in May. Season begins in July.

    MiGHTYMiTesTACKLe: $310 (REGISTRATION ONLY, OTHER FEES APPLY). Non Pembroke Pines residents add $100. Registration starts in March. Conditioning begins in May. Season begins in July.

    PEMbROKE PInES OPTIMIST fOOTbaLL ChEERLEaDInG7400 Pines Blvd. Ages 315. Registration: MARCH JULY, THURSDAYS 6:30pm 8:00pm. SATURDAYS 10:00am noon. Season: May November. Commissioner: Kristi Warren (954) 294-4872, [email protected]: (ages 615) Registration fee is $225 for Pines

    residents. $325 for non-residents. Fees may change. Included are a PPO cheer bag, a practice uniform, use of game uniform and spirit day. ($10 off for siblings) Some extra expenses do occur, please call or email for more information.

    MiniCHeeR: (ages 35) Registration fee is $150 for Pines residents. $250 for non-residents. Mini cheerleaders will get a practice uniform, a cheer bag, and use of a game uniform. ($10 off for siblings). Fees may change. Some extra expenses do occur, please call or email for more information.

    CYCLING & BIKINGTEaM MEMORIaL ROaD bIKInGTeam Memorial is a bicycle club founded by Memorial Healthcare System, a non-profit healthcare organization based in Hollywood, Florida, and created to serve the community by promoting the many health benefits of bicycling. Team Memorials mission is to encourage everyone to participate in bicycling - whether for recreation, transportation, fitness or competition. Team Memorial hosts rides regularly throughout the South Florida area for participants of intermediate and advanced levels. Ride listings can be viewed on our ride schedule. www.teammemorial.com.

    TEaM MEMORIaL MOunTaIn bIKInGAn offshoot of Memorial Healthcare Systems road biking group, which was founded 23 years ago and includes hundreds of cyclists that participate in rides throughout West Broward. Mountain biking members join through the road biking group and wear the same Team Memorial outfit. Some are motivated by the competition, while others ride for the fun of it. All levels are welcome. Members meet at one of the many parks in the area that offer mountain biking, such as Oleta River State Park, Markham Park, Quiet Waters Park, Virginia Key Beach Park, and Amelia Earhart Park. Most of the parks have extensive trail systems, ranging from 7 to 17 miles, which offer a challenging experience at any level. www.teammemorial.com or email [email protected]

    FOOTBALLFLAG AND TACKLEMIaMI DOLPhInSYour Miami Dolphins are a member of the American Football Conference (AFC) East division in the NFL. They play their home games at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens. The stadium is undergoing a major renovation for the 2015 season to include a state-of-the-art open-air canopy to offer dramatically increased shade and protection from the elements, four HD video boards and improved audio, all new seats and new seating experiences, improved food and enhanced concourses in the 100/300 levels, 300 level patio bars with field views beneath all four video boards. Season tickets on sale now. Individual game tickets available. Reserve your spot to be a part of the action! www.miamidolphins.com.

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    MOnSTER MInI GOLf18 holes of indoor, monster themed, Glow-in-the-Dark Mini Golf and more! Feel the excitement and adventure of playing mini golf amidst cool monster dcor that includes custom artwork and animated props. Our courses are challenging enough for adults to navigate, yet very playable for children. Experience our Weird Radio interactive DJ, who plays music and hosts contests for prizes. Monster Mini Golf is frightfully fun for all ages! 14435 Miramar Parkway, Miramar 33027. miles east of I-75 (954) 589-1878. 9533 Westview Drive, Coral Springs 33076 in Regal Cinemas Shopping Center. (954) 526-5115.

    fLaMInGO LaKES GOLf & COunTRy CLub701 Flamingo West Drive, Pembroke Pines. (954) 435-6110, www.flamingolakescc.com. Located just mile east of I-75 at Century Village, Flamingo Lakes might be Browards best kept secret. A semi-private daily fee golf course, Flamingo Lakes offers a challenging par 71 golf course that will test all skill levels. Flamingo Lakes provides quality course conditions at a reasonable price. If you like a challenging course with smooth rolling greens, then come and give Flamingo Lakes a visit.

    PEMbROKE LaKES COunTRy CLub PubLIC COuRSE10500 Taft Street, (954) 431-4144, www.pcmgolf.com. 18 hole championship golf course with new carts and state of the art GPS System, all new practice area with bigger driving range and putting green, new chipping and bunker area, PGA staff, fully stocked golf shop, clubhouse, spacious banquet rooms and affordable golf rates all year long. Group and individual lessons available. Restaurant is open to the public. (Call for prices and times.)

    GYMNASTICSTaG uSa GyMnaSTICS & TRaMPOLInENationally known progressive gymnastics programs for boys and girls.TAGs difference: Largest facility, most equipment, class lesson plans, Class Managers, full cleaning staff, fingerprinted coaches. Awarded Programs for: Lil Tumblers (age 6 weeks), Preschool (age 3+), Beginners (age 5+) to Advanced Classes with State - Regional - NATIONAL CHAMPION Competitive teams for Girls & Boys gymnastics and Coed Trampoline. Also: Two-Hour BIRTHDAY PARTIES / Popular Saturday Night OPEN GYM / Gym & Sports DAY CAMPS. Schedule a visit & compare prices at www.TagGymnastics.comYou gotta see it to believe it! Monthly discounts for New Members or Transfers. 1951 North Commerce Pkwy, Weston. Call (954) 384-9393.

    GRavITy GyMnaSTICSGravity Gymnastics provides tumbling and gymnastics classes for girls and boys, ages 4 months to 16 years. Recreational and Competitive Programs. Through gymnastics, your child will improve in the areas of strength, balance, coordination, speed, and flexibility, responsibility and determination. At Gravity, our mission is to help children enjoy the learning process and gain the confidence needed for a lifetime of success and happiness. Do it for your child; call now and schedule a first visit. Experience the quality and professionalism of our safety certified coaching staff. FREE baby classes (4 to 12 months). 11940 Miramar Parkway, Miramar FL 33025 * (954) 450-7770 * [email protected] * www.gravitygymnastics.com

    HOCKEYwEST PEMbROKE PInES aDuLT In-LInE hOCKEy TOuRnaMEnTSCOMING SOON! Ages 18 and older. FEES (may change): $100-200 per player depending on how early you register. Games TBA. 4 v 4 Teams