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Summer Camp 2015

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    whats inside...Letter from the Publisher ..................................................................8

    AROUND PINES .....................11 - 18Letter from Mayor Frank C. Ortis. ...................................................12Childrens Home Society..............................................................14CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS DIRECTORY .......................................16PLACES OF WORSHIP DIRECTORY ...............................................17Mitzvah Makers .........................................................................18

    EVENTS .................................19 - 26APRIL, MAY & JUNE EVENTS DIRECTORY ................................20 - 21Joe DiMaggio Volunteers: Kids helping Kids.....................................22Pines Day Schedule ....................................................................23BIRTHDAY & SPECIAL EVENTS DIRECTORY ..............................24 - 25

    DIRECTORY ........................... 27 - 50SPORTS DIRECTORY ............................................................28 - 34 ACTIVITIES DIRECTORY ........................................................34 - 42Team Memorial Mountain Biking Team ...........................................44THANKS COACH! ....................................................................46

    FAMILY HEALTH ......................51 - 59Naidu Orthodontics Offers Newest iTero Digital Imaging ...................52American Pediatric Dental Group: New Locations to Smile About ........52HEALTH PROVIDER DIRECTORY .............................................54 - 56Ortho Now: Orthopedic Urgent Care ...........................................58

    SCHOOLS .............................60 - 73Westlake Preparatory School New Location in Cooper City ...............60Broward County School Calendar .................................................62Chapel Trail Elementary Hosts Gator in the Bay Artist ........................63Pembroke Lakes Elementary Votes for Colonial Idol ............................64Pembroke Pines Charter East Host Glow in the Dark Party ..................64Sagemont Junior Brings Joy to Special Olympians .............................66Flanagan High National Signing Day Athletes .................................66Silver Trail Middle Jazz Band ........................................................68West Broward High Drama Puts On Legally Blonde ..........................68Kingdoms Unite at Walter C. Young Middle ....................................69Pembroke Pines Charter West Science Fair Winners .........................69Boy Scout Troop 224 ..................................................................70Huntington Learning Gives Parents Lessons on How to Help ................70A World of Knowledge in Pembroke Pines ......................................71Somerset Academy in Pembroke Pines Touches our Military ................71ACADEMIC DIRECTORY ......................................................72 - 73

    SUMMER CAMPS ...................90 - 94Miami Dolphins Olivier Vernon Found His Passion at Summer Camp ...76Camp Woodland Day Camp and Sleep Away Camp ......................88SUMMER CAMP DIRECTORY ................................................90 - 95

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    Dear Readers, JUMP, SPLASH, DIVE, SURF, SING, RUN, DANCE, SKIP, HOP & PLAY your

    way into summer with this special Summer Camp issue! We are highlighting camps

    that offer everything from traditional day camps to sleep-away camps to specialty

    camps. There is a camp for every type of child for every interest. They can try something

    new, hone skills doing something they enjoy or quite simply, just enjoy being carefree

    doing fun things with their friends. Exactly what summer should be...FUN!

    We hope you find something fun for the whole family to do together in our events

    section. We have amassed an array of opportunities to create life long memories. Head

    out to a festival, take in a ball game, or enter a fun family 5K walk/run for a charity.

    If you vacation away over the summer, we wish you safe travels and wonderful new

    experiences. Dont forget to take pictures and share them with us. We love to include fun

    family photos around the directory!

    In honor of the hardest working people on Earth, whose jobs are 24/7, 365 days a year...

    MOMS & DADS, WE SALUTE YOU!

    Happy Mothers & Fathers Day to you, the Generals, who volunteer to be on the front

    lines to protect your troops. Yes, it does take an army to raise a child; the doctors, caregivers,

    family members, coaches, teachers and neighbors are all in the chain of command and have

    their marching orders. However, it is the parents, the Generals, who go down range to sniff

    out potential dangers, ambushes, enemy fire and land mines.

    You have that sense to know when things are not right. You do your reconnaissance and

    strategize to create your battle plan in hopes to outflank, outsmart and eliminate any potential

    threats so that no man (child) is left behind. You may not wear camouflage, but this parenting

    command does fatigue you. Know that you are not alone fighting the good fight to raise

    good, well-adjusted, well-educated children to adulthood. You may not win every battle,

    but your sites are on winning the war. You put boots on the ground for every mission. You

    tend to the wounded. You sacrifice everything to win at parenting. There is no retreat.

    This tour of duty lasts a lifetime. Hopefully, the outcome of this war is a generation of

    emancipated, kind, healthy and productive people who give more than they take in

    this world. Its a mission that seems impossible, but it is not. Impossible

    is not an option for Generals.

    Perhaps you do not know it yet, but you are your childs hero. We

    salute you for your courage and bravery, your leadership and sacrifice.

    There is no force out there stronger than the love a parent has for their

    child. Roger that!

    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 Liason(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

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    Dear Residents, This month is filled with celebrations and fun activities that I cant wait to

    share with you. We are so proud to be observing our Citys 55th birthday through Pines Day being held on April 18th and have a vast array of events planned for all ages. This year, Pines Day will feature a Stroller Parade which begins at 10:30 a.m.

    and then the main Masquerade in the Pines parade with over 75 entries that starts at 11 a.m. The parade begins in front of McArthur High School at 6501 Hollywood Blvd and travels west from 65th Avenue to the Pines Recreation Center located at 7400 Pines Blvd. Bands, floats by businesses and organizations, dance troupes, schools, etc. from throughout the community will take part in the parade. The Parade Grand Marshalls will be past and present Y100 celebrity DJs, Footy

    and Froggy, and a special surprise Junior Grand Marshall will also join in the festivities. The City of Pembroke Pines will enter several floats including the lead float themed Masquerade in the Pines with our full Commission, a Veterans Float to honor all those who have served our country, and a Royal Court Float featuring last years City pageant winners and this years newly crowned Lady Pines winner. In addition to the parades, Pines Day will also feature a variety of free events from

    noon until 9 p.m. including a kids-friendly business expo Kids Konnection, concerts, performances, booths, a cake cutting ceremony and a fireworks show (9 p.m.) at the Pines Recreation Center. Also new this year will be a special Pines Day photo area where residents can have

    their picture taken in front of an I Love Pembroke Pines backdrop. And, as part of the Kids Konnection expo, there will be a Mascot Olympics at 3 p.m. where characters from the Stroller Parade will challenge the expo mascot characters for a fun competition. We cant forget another fun April activity our Taste of Pines event. Delicious

    samples of local cuisine and a selection of signature wines will tantalize everyones taste buds at this years Taste of Pines on Thursday, April 16th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Southwest Focal Point Community Center located at 301 NW 103 Ave. This tasty

    event will also feature live music by Night Breeze throughout the night. All proceeds will benefit the City of Pembroke Pines Charter School System. Tickets are available at all City of Pembroke Pines Charter Schools and the Pembroke Lakes Tennis Center located at 10500 Taft Street. Theres so much more going on so please go to www.pinesday.com to

    get our full schedule. I hope to see you all as we have fun celebrating! 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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    Each year from 2008 to 2012, Florida had over 14,000 children, ages 0 months to 20 years, in the foster system (datacenter.kidscount.org). Many of those children are assisted in their journey through the help of the Childrens Home Society of Florida (CHSFL). In 1902, CHSFLs staff of two people assisted their first 21 children find placement with a budget of $400 (approximately $11,111 in the current economy (davemanuel.com)). Within a decade, Marcus Daddy Fagg, a keen businessman, became State Superintendent and a guiding light for Childrens Home Society, providing leadership in the child welfare arena. Through Daddys devotion, by 1947, CHSFLs staff grew to 54 and care had been provided to more than 53,000 children. As a state and national leader in serving children and families, today, the organization impacts approximately 100,000 children and families through its generous programs and advocacy each year. Childrens Home Society of Florida is a place of safety and

    hope for abused, neglected and abandoned children and youth. It is the light leading the way for families looking for brighter tomorrows. Childrens Home Society of Floridas purpose is to protect and heal children while building and strengthening families. At CHSFL, children and teens struggling to survive on their own are rescued and embraced by dedicated professionals who strive to ensure every child has opportunities to grow up safe, healthy and prepared for life. As a national advocate for the betterment and welfare of

    children and families, CHSFL offers a unique spectrum of programs and services to help protect, comfort and guide families such as clinical services, the Family Preservation Intervention Program and Foster Care. Clinical Services: In home or in school, individual and family therapy for parents who have a mental health diagnosis and Medicaid funding. This programs accepts all Medicaid HMOs.

    Family Preservation Intervention Program (FPIP): Free in home therapeutic services for families with children (from 0-17 years old) at time of enrollment who are struggling to cope with overwhelming life and family stress. CHSFL helps parents learn how to handle stress, frustrations and anger in order to bring peace and stability into their home. This program is funded by Children Services Council and is not limited to those with children under the care of CHSFL.

    Foster Care: CHSFLs unit licenses foster homes in the Broward County area, and receives its funding from Childnet, a major Community Based Care provider in the Broward area. Licensing homes allows placement for children removed from their primary caregivers due to allegations of

    abuse, neglect, and abandonment. Currently CHSFL has 58 licensed homes and over 60 children

    placed in those homes. In order to continue to meet the needs of the children who come into care, more people are needed who are willing to open their homes and become foster parents. In October, 2014, 256 children came into care in Broward County alone (CHFL.org). Clinical Program Supervisor, Dudly Decoste explains how foster parents are supported by CHSF, Recruitment is an important piece to foster care, it is essential that we continue to try and meet and exceed the need of children waiting placement at Childnet. We strive to provide a sense of community among our current foster parents by conducting on-going trainings, providing support when children are placed in the homes, offering family style gatherings, and financial support as needed.For those interested in opening their heart and home for a

    child or children, CHSFL offers Fostering Hope. This program specifically targets sessions for potential foster parents interested in helping those who have suffered from abuse, neglect and/or abandonment. Sessions will help families learn about the fostering process and requirements of becoming foster-parents as well as the joys and challenges. In addition to fostering, CHSFL also invites those interested in

    volunteer skills or services to the organization such as tutoring, mentoring or even event planning or helping spread the word about the needs of the children.Another need addressed by CHSFL is that for Medical and

    Infant Foster Parents. Medical foster parents provide care for children who have been evaluated and deemed medically needy. Individuals wishing to foster medically needy children complete the Parenting in Partnership (foster parent training) as well as specialized training to work with medically needy children. Infant foster parents are either stay at home caregivers or have a baby-sitter/nanny as infants under 6 weeks cannot go to daycare.Throughout the year, Childrens Home Society of Florida holds

    various fundraising and awareness events. One such event is the Helping Turn Lives Around luncheon being held April 15th at the Hyatt Pier 66 in Ft. Lauderdale. It is through participation in events such as this that Childrens Home Society of Florida is able to continue to make a notable impact on not only the children from abused or neglected homes but their families as well. For more information about the programs of CHSFL and

    upcoming events, please visit CHSFL.org/Broward. Specific information regarding fostering in Broward County can be found at CHSFL.org/BrowardFosterCare. For the schedule of upcoming orientations for prospective foster parents, please call 954-453-6409 to speak to Foster Care Counselor, Michelle Chancey.

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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. 33 RD 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 BROWARD COUNTY,INC.Provides 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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    PLACES OF WORSHIP

    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 LISTED hERE, PLEaSE CaLL LInDa (305) 989-9380.

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    A group of West Broward teens are learning first-hand what it means to make a difference in the community. As members of Shema Koleinus Mitzvah Makers group, they participate in monthly projects in an effort to reach out to those in need. A central Jewish value is tikkun olam, or repairing the

    world, which means that it is our responsibility to take care of others, said Cantor Debbi Ballard, founder of Shema Koleinu, an unaffiliated Jewish synagogue. Mitzvah is the Hebrew word for act of kindness. As Mitzvah Makers, the kids are establishing a lasting connection with community service and giving. The hope is that this will become a way of life for them.In its third year, the Mitzvah Makers group currently has 24

    members in eighth to twelfth grade. Most are from Weston and the surrounding communities. Each year, the group selects a board of directors and divides up the roles and responsibilities required to complete all of the projects. They receive volunteer hours for their participation.In addition to helping others, the group provides an

    opportunity for them to make friends outside their social circles, develop leadership skills, and become role models for the younger kids, said Ballard.At the beginning of the school year, members choose the

    monthly projects they want to work on from September to May. After each project, they talk about the impact they have had on someone elses life. Some of the projects have included:

    Made over 150 lunches and delivered them to the homeless. Completed crafts with patients at the Joe DiMaggio Childrens Hospital.

    Organized a Field Day at Childrens Harbor, a foster care organization in Pembroke Pines that keeps siblings together.

    They brought sports equipment, a bounce house, pizza and more to treat the residents to a fun day.

    Collected over 500 pairs of jeans to benefit homeless teens. Provided packaged food and supplies for US troops around the world.

    Adopted three children through JAFCO and fulfilled their wishes for the year.Jake Fuhrman, co-president, has been a Mitzvah Maker for

    the past two years. I enjoy getting involved in the community and helping the less fortunate, said Jake. Helping others teaches you important values and to appreciate everything you have in your own life. Mitzvah Makers is a time for me to get away from school and social media, while helping others at the same time. Jake says that his favorite project was the Childrens Harbor

    Carnival. We set up a carnival for a day for all of the foster children to come and enjoy, said Jake. Since they dont get much interaction with other kids, its fun to provide them with some fun and field events. Justin Liebman, co-president, joined the group three years

    ago as a way to become more involved in the community. He has developed close friendships with many of the members.Community service is important for kids to learn that there is

    more to life than just what they see, said Justin. Many people need help and learning how to help through Mitzvah Makers and other organizations is really productive. Justin says that his favorite project is feeding the homeless. Its awe-inspiring for me to see how thankful people are for things as simple as a sandwich and a bag of chips, said Justin. These are things we take for granted. Its really cool to know that I can make such a positive difference in so many peoples lives.For more information, call 954-646-1326 or send an email

    to [email protected]

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    APRILTUESDAYS & SATURDAYS ONGOINGSUNRISE PADDLEBOARD BONNET HOUSE ECO TOUR10:00AM. Enjoy a peaceful paddle from the 928 Art Gallery to the Historic Bonnet House Gardens. Be sure and bring a waterproof camera so you dont miss the numerous photo opportunities including wild monkeys and local birds. 928 NE 20th Ave., Fort Lauderdale. www.sunrisepaddleboards.com.

    TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS ONGOINGEXPLORE LAS OLAS FOOD TOUR11:30AM and 6:00PM. Enjoy great food while learning the history of Fort Lauderdale. This three hour tour will give you the opportunity to taste the delicious foods of various Las Olas restaurants while viewing the works of both local & international artists. 901 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Cost: $69 lunch, $79 dinner. www.lasolasfoodtours.com.

    SUNDAYS IN APRILSAWGRASS NATURE CENTER & WILDLIFE HOSPITAL 11:00AM. Bring the family to enjoy a unique, up-close experience and to learn how to be kind to all animals. The feature begins promptly at 11:00am and afterwards, guests can enjoy a self-guided tour through the exhibit area. For more information, call (954) 752-WILD or visit www.sawgrassnaturecenter.org.

    SATURDAY, APRIL 4PEMBROKE PINES ANNUAL EGG HUNT9:00AM SHARP! Hop, skip and jump over to our annual egg hunt with over 50,000 eggs! First 500 children receive a free pair of bunny ears. Free Admission. Prizes and childrens arts and crafts plus a special visit with Peter Rabbit and more! Two locations: Pines Recreation Center located at 7400 Pines Blvd., and Pembroke Shores Park located at 501 SW 172nd Avenue. EGG HUNTS BEGIN PROMPTLY AT 9AM. Call (954) 435-6525 for more information.

    MONDAY, APRIL 7FULL MOON MANGROVE TOUR6:30PM. Offered on a weekday around the full moon. Guests are taken on a ranger-guided canoe ride into our mangrove habitat area. The tour weaves through mangrove canals and guests learn about the park, as well as the restoration area and its significance to the health of our coastline. The tour takes approximately 3 hours from start to finish. Guests should dress appropriately for the outdoors, prepare for bugs, bring portable drinking containers and snacks. Tour start times vary by time of the sunset. To make reservations, please call the Ranger Station at (954) 564-4521. Reservations are taken on a first-come, first-serve basis. Seats and dates are very limited. Hugh Taylor Birch State Park is located on East Sunrise Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale, off A1A.

    THURSDAY, APRIL 9CONCERTS UNDER THE STARS7:00PM - 9:00PM. Enjoy musical performances under the stars on the beautiful Bonnet House Estate. Wine, dessert and coffee included in the price. 900 N. Birch Road. Individual Tickets: $35$45, Series Tickets: $120$160. For information or tickets visit www.bonnethouse.org. (954) 703-2614.

    SATURDAY, APRIL 11MOONLIGHT MOVIES IN THE PARK8:00PM. Feature Movie: Night at the Museum; Secret of the Tomb, Rated PG. Larry spans the globe, while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever. Bring lawn chairs or blankets and relax the movie is on us! The full-length feature film is projected onto a giant inflatable screen behind the event stage in Weston Regional Park (20200 Saddle Club Road), Weston. For information, call (954) 389-4321 or visit www.westonfl.org.

    SATURDAY & SUNDAY, APRIL 11 & 12TORTUGA MUSIC FESTIVALTortuga Music Festival along with the Rock the Ocean Foundation is hosting some of the biggest names in country, rock and roots music while raising awareness about marine conservation. Appropriately located at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park, this festival will make for an unforgettable weekend. Ticket prices vary. www.tortugamusicfestival.com.

    SUNDAY, APRIL 12WORLDFEST11:00AM-7:00PM. Worldfest will feature ethnic foods, live entertainment, cooking demos, & crafts and fun activities for children and teens. Held at the Sportsplex in Coral Springs. Visit coralsprings.org/worldfest for details.

    THURSDAY, APRIL 16THE TASTE OF PINES6:00PM - 9:00PM. Over 35 local restaurants offer sample cuisine, desserts and wine, featuring live music. Tickets on sale at all Pembroke Pines Charter Schools. $25 for Adults and $5 for children. Proceeds to benefit the Pembroke Pines Charter School Foundation. Win a trip for two to London, Paris, and Edinburg sponsored by The Pembroke Pines Charter School Foundation, Inc and EF Tours. Held at SW Focal Point Community Center, 301 NW 103rd Ave., Pembroke Pines. Call (954) 435-6525 for more information.

    FRIDAY, APRIL 17FRIDAY NIGHT TUNES7:00PM - 10:00PM. Enjoy a FREE concert series with a broad range of musical varieties of the best South Florida musicians around. Bring your chairs, picnic blankets, and snacks to relax under the stars. Carter Park, 1450 W. Sunrise Blvd. (954) 828-5363.

    SATURDAY, APRIL 18PARTY AT GRAVITY GYMNASTICS: FREE 1:45PM - 3:45PM. Come enjoy us for 1 hours of games, guided activities & free play at Gravity Gymnastics. Your child will be able to jump on our trampolines, 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, APRIL 18PINES DAY PARADE AND FESTIVAL11:00AM. Celebrate the City of Pembroke Pines 55th Birthday! The Pines Recreation Center, 7400 Pines Boulevard, will host this Birthday Celebration. Free rides, all day entertainment, Kids Konnection Expo, Little Miss Sweetheart Pageant, Miss Pembroke Pines Pageant, 10ft Cake Cutting Ceremony, Concerts, Fireworks and much more! Special Events Office at (954) 435-6525.

    SATURDAY, APRIL 18 EARTH FEST 9:00AM -1:00 PM located at the Sawgrass Nature Center 3000 Sportsplex Dr. Coral Springs. Enjoy nature with informative sessions, wildlife exhibits, and plant giveaways for Coral Springs residents, and childrens activity. Free event.

    SATURDAY, APRIL 18ART WALK ON WILTON DRIVE7:00 - 10:00PM. Browse Wilton Drive enjoying over 50 artists, craftsmen, musicians, and live demonstrations. Local shops and restaurants will be offering specials. 2176 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors. www.artwalkonwiltondrive.com. (855) 623-7468.

    FRIDAY - SATURDAY, APRIL 24 & 252015 RELAY FOR LIFE OF PEMBROKE PINESFRIDAY: Opening Ceremony 8:00PM SATURDAY: Closing Ceremony 9:00AMThe American Cancer Societys Relay For Life of Pembroke Pines will be hosting its annual Relay For Life event! This is a community event in the fight against cancer and all are welcomed to attend! We will be recognizing all Survivors. Proceeds raised will benefit the American Cancer Societys programs of research, education, advocacy and service. Visit the website to start your own Relay team! Walter C. Young Middle School, 901 NW 129th Ave., Pembroke Pines 33028. www.relayforlife.org/pembrokepinesfl

    SATURDAY, APRIL 25PROFESSIONAL THEATER FOR CHILDREN: CINDERELLA10:30AM. This award winning musical takes all the traditional elements of the original story and adds all the humor, action, and romance of the Disney film. Join us as Fairy Godmother takes on the infamous evil Stepmother to assure that Cinderella and Prince Charming are reunited for the happiest of endings. Ticket Information: $5 in advance or $10 at the door. Pre-purchase tickets at the Weston Community Center, 20200 Saddle Club Road inside of the Weston Regional Park. Performance held at Cypress Bay High School Theater, 18600 Vista Park Blvd., Weston. For information, call (954) 389-4321 or stop by the Weston Community Center.

    SATURDAY, APRIL 25HEALTHY KIDS DAY FAMILY EVENT 10:00AM - 2:00PM. Open to the entire community. Enjoy a day of fun, games and booths all geared for the healthy family lifestyle. Location: Pembroke Pines YMCA Family Center 501 SW 172 Ave, Pembroke Pines 33029. (954) 727-9622. www.ymcabroward.org.

    SATURDAY, APRIL 25CURIOUS GEORGEThis fun-filled play tells the story of an inquisitive George and his friend Chef Pisghettis meatballs, which takes George all the way to Rome. Enjoy the full Family Fun experience! Each Family Fun show includes free pre-show art activities and face painting. Plus, complimentary post-show snacks for the entire family provided by Whole Foods Market! Amaturo Theater in The Broward Center for the Performing Arts. $16.

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    SATURDAY, APRIL 25 - 26COOPER CITY FOUNDERS DAY PARADE & FESTIVITIES Join us for a fun-filled day of family entertainment as we celebrate Cooper Citys 56th Birthday. Car show, optimist all star games, booths, expo, games, free throw contest, concert & fireworks! Individuals, groups, and organizations wishing to participate in Cooper Citys 56th Founders Day Parade and Festivities can go online to www.CooperCityFL.org and print out a copy of the registration forms and download the Founders Day activities and information forms. For more info, call the Recreation Dept. at (954) 434-4300 #233.

    SUNDAY, APRIL 265 TH ANNUAL WALK LIKE MADD & MADD DASH7:30AM. Join us for a non-competitive, family friendly 5K walk and a certified, competitive 5K run. Huizenga Park, Ft. Lauderdale. Register at www.walklikemadd.donordrive.com/event/fortlauderdale or (954) 448-7880.

    WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29ADULT TENNIS MINI CAMP9:00AM - 12:00PM. David Posnack JCC, 5850 S Pine Island Rd. Davie, FL 33328. ALL LEVELS WELCOME. For information or registration, email [email protected] or call (814) 280-0232.

    MAYSATURDAY, MAY 2 TEDDY BEAR PICNIC 11:30AM - 12:30PM. Helen B. Hoffman Plantation Library, Plantation. Bring your teddy bear. Bring your lunch and a blanket or chair. Bring Grandma and Grandpa, Mommy or Daddy and come have a picnic! Animated storytelling where children become part of the fun! Teddy Bear Parade, Puppeteers Puppet Show, Refreshments. Admission is Free Join us!

    SATURDAY, MAY 2HAVANA NIGHTS6:30PM - 11:00PM. Join us at The SW Focal Point Community Center, 301 NW 103 Avenue in Pembroke Pines for a night of great raffles, salsa dancing, delicious dinner and live musical entertainment. Tickets are $40.00 per person and will be sold at all Pembroke Pines Charter Schools during regular school hours. Seating is limited. For more information, please call the Special Events Office at (954) 435-6525.

    SUNDAY, MAY 3DAVIE 2ND ANNUAL CLASSIC CAR ROUND-UP10:00AM - 4:00PM. Location: Bergeron Rodeo Grounds of Davie, 4271 Davie Road. The Town of Davie, in cooperation with Sentinel Classics host the 2nd Annual Classic Car Round-Up. More than 300 Classic Cars, arts and crafts booths, petting farm, food trucks, live entertainment, and a kids zone with bounce houses, will be just a part of the event. The admission to the show is free. For more information, contact Stavros at Sentinel Classics or [email protected]

    SUNDAY, MAY 10LEGALLY BLONDE - ON STAGE1:00PM & 5:00PM SHOWTIMES. Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center at NSU, 3100 Ray Ferrero Jr Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314. (954) 385-3060; www.insideouttheatre.org.

    SATURDAY, MAY 16NATIONAL KIDS TO PARKS DAYEnjoy free activities in our beautiful parks all day. For more information call (954) 435-6525.

    SATURDAY, MAY 16 SUMMER PARTY AT GRAVITY GYMNASTICS: FREE 1:45PM - 3:15PM. Come enjoy us for 1 hours of games, guided activities & free play at Gravity Gymnastics. Your child will be able to jump on our trampolines, 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.

    SUNDAY, MAY 17 AMERICAN IDIOT - ON STAGE4:00PM & 7:00PM SHOWS. (mature subject matter). Nova Southeastern Universitys Performance Theatre in the Don Taft Center, 3301 College Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314. (954) 385-3060; www.insideouttheatre.org.

    MONDAY, MAY 25MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY 9:00AM. Join the City of Pembroke Pines in honoring all veterans. The free ceremony will be held at Fletcher Park located at 7900 Johnson Street at 9:00 a.m. The ceremony features presentations of colors, speakers and a wreath placing. For information, call (954) 435-6525.

    SUNDAY, MAY 31JAZZ CONCERT 5:00PM - 7:00PM. William B. Armstrong Dream Park, 1700 Dykes Road (N.W. 160 Avenue). FREE! Join The City of Pembroke Pines and Memorial Hospital West for a relaxing evening of jazz. Admission is free. Dont forget a comfortable chair or blanket. For additional information, contact the Special Events Office at (954) 435-6525.

    JUNESATURDAY, JUNE 6DAVIE 31ST ANNUAL TAKE-A-KID FISHIN RODEO7:30am. Held at Wolf Lake Park, 5400 SW 76th Avenue, Davie. NO pre-registration required. Ages: 5 and under, 6 to 8, 9 to 12. $9 per child, which includes bait, lunch, goodie bag and an event cap for the first 250 kids to register. Please bring exact change if you can. Prizes: Equipment like the pros use (rods, reels and tackle boxes) will be awarded in all above mentioned age groups. All children must be accompanied by an adult throughout the event.

    THURSDAY, JUNE 11DAVIE CONCERT IN THE PARK 6:00PM - 9:00PM. Old Davie School - 6650 Griffin Rd., Davie. The concerts are FREE. The event will include food trucks, a bounce house, petting farm and vendor displays. Act scheduled to perform include one of the following: Big City Dogs, The Relyx and RemaDee! Parking will be FREE and available at the Old Davie School. Bring your blankets and chairs, enjoy dinner and live music.

    SUNDAY, JUNE 14DAVIE ANIMAL FASHION SHOW & OPEN HORSE SHOWGates open at 9:00AM. Fashion Show starts at 10:00AM. Horse Show starts at 12:00PM. Game starts at 2:30pm. Location: Bergeron Rodeo Grounds, 4271 Davie Road, Davie. Bring your pets and equines for a dress up day of fashion and fun! We will have classes for: Dogs, Cats, Farm Animals, Horses, Minis, Donkeys, Ponies and Others. If you can dress it up, we will have a class for it. We will have 3 classes for each pet: Most Fashionable, Best Matched Pair-Pet and Handler and Most Unusual. Plus a Best of Show Winner! Pet Fashion Show entry fee per class $10.00, you can enter one class or all three. Our open horse show will feature classes in: Halter, Showmanship, English and Western Riding, 4H plus Time and Game Events.

    SATURDAY, JUNE 20 TOUCH-A-TRUCK 9:00AM - 12:00PM. Held at the Cooper City Sports Complex (corner of Stirling Road and Palm Avenue). Heres a chance for children to get up close to their favorite big truck. Construction trucks, service vehicles, and more will be available for children to touch, sit on, and blow the horn. If you have a vehicle youd like to offer for display or would like more info, call (954) 434-4300 #233 or visit www.CooperCityFL.org.

    FRIDAY, JUNE 266TH ANNUAL MAYORS KIDS DAYFree activities and events for Pembroke Pines children all day. Kids can tour the city and receive discounts and promotional items from many local businesses, and have lunch with the Mayor. Wristbands are required for free admission and promotions. For more information, please call (954) 435-6525.

    SATURDAY, JUNE 27DAVIE PRO RODEO GATES OPEN: 6:00PM, Event starts at 7:30PM. Location: Bergeron Rodeo Grounds 4271 Davie Road, Davie. Come watch cowboys and cow gals challenge 2,000 pound bulls, ride bare back, wrestle cattle, barrel race, and team rope. The kids will love it! The Davie Pro Rodeo was voted as the best rodeo east of the Mississippi and has won numerous awards rodeoing in Las Vegas, Nevada. Advanced tickets are available at the Special Events and Cultural Arts office located at Pine Island Park. Tickets are $18 and $8 (3-12) in advance and $20 and $10 (3-12) at the gate.

    JULYSATURDAY, JULY 4PEMBROKE PINES 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION6:00PM - 9:00PM. Pines Recreation Center, 7400 Pines Boulevard. 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 includes rides, live musical entertainment, food booths and a phenomenal fireworks display. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs. No coolers, pets or personal fireworks. (954) 435-6525 for details.

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    A group of Weston children are proving that you are never too young to volunteer. As they reach out to sick children at Joe DiMaggio Childrens Hospital, they are learning how good it feels to make a difference in someone elses life. It is classic example of kids helping kids.

    In 2011, nine-year-old Ike Grapin was treated at Joe DiMaggio for a tumor in his hip. His twin sisters, Amanda and Ilyssa, wanted to find a way to give back to the hospital, so they spent time completing art projects with the patients. Four years later, Ike and two of his friends are following in his sisters footsteps.

    It all started when Ike Grapin, 13; Jack Ross, 12; and Jackson Arnberg, 13, had to come up with an idea for a Mitzvah (good deed) project for their Bar Mitzvahs. Since they felt an affiliation with Joe DiMaggio, they decided to volunteer there. Initially, they only planned on a few visits to the hospital. They enjoyed it so much that they have made it an on-going project. The boys siblings have also joined the effort - Julia Ross, 11; Ben Ross, 15; Harrison Arnberg, 15 and Amanda and Ilyssa Grapin, who are now 16.

    Every month, they spend one hour with the patients at the hospital doing arts and crafts. They bring art supplies, such as stickers, glue, crayons, paint, sketch pads and other materials. They have made snowmen from foam pieces, mini snow globes, Valentines Day cards and more. Before the patients return to their rooms, they get to select a prize for their participation. Some of the prizes include toys, books, Legos, craft kits, and stuffed animals.

    Most months, the group size allows them to work one-on-one with the

    patients and create special bonds. As they spend time together, they share stories about their lives and interests. Ike says that he likes to find out the patients favorite color and help them make something special with it.

    Everyone benefits, said Marci Grapin, Ikes mother. The patients love spending time with the kids and their parents get to take a break. Our kids see that they have the ability to make the sick children so happy just by working with them on something as simple as an art project. All of the patients leave with huge smiles on their faces.

    Each of the kids has their own special reason for volunteering. Jack says that he loves talking to the patients and learning more about them. These kids are going through rough times and need people to care about them, said Jack. Our time there makes things feel a little lighter. It feels good to take the time to make someone feel special and brighten their day. The parents tell us they look forward to our visits.

    Jackson says he enjoys helping those who are less fortunate than he is. It is the best feeling in the world to make the kids at the hospital smile, said Jackson. It is important to be a good citizen and help out in the community. It builds unity in our progressive and important generation.

    Ike says that he can truly relate to the patients. I was one of those kids in the hospital and I was not always happy, said Ike. When I see the kids smiling and enjoying their artwork, it makes me feel so happy that I just made a kids day. If I am not having a good day before I go, their smile always cheers me up.

    By Debby Teich

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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! 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.

    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.

    M.D. PLaTInuM PaRTIESWe offer sensational customer service as well as the highest quality equipment for all of your Party rental needs. We have Bounce Houses, Fun Food Machines, Tables, Chairs, Linen, Tents & MUCH, MUCH MORE! Call or visit us at www.platinumparties1.com. (305) 884-1770 or (786) 444-0561.

    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. MOnSTER MInI GOLf 18 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! 2 locations: 14435 Miramar Parkway, Miramar 33027. (954) 589-1878. 9533 Westview Drive, Coral Springs 33076 (in Regal Shopping Center).

    aLLGOLf aT C.b. SMITh PaRKScore a Hole-In-One by celebrating any special occasion at AllGolf. A number of fun options are available, from a private room to activity packages that include mini-golf or driving range. AllGolf is the place to host a birthday party, fundraiser or group outing. For more information or to reserve your party, call (954) 441-1333. AllGolf is located at 950 N. Flamingo Rd., Pembroke Pines, FL 33028. www.allgolf.com.

    GLITZ & GLaM EvEnTSWE COME TO YOU! A Spa Party in the comfort of your own home or at a location of your choice. Designed to pamper and spoil any princess from the youngest to adults. Our team of professionals is here to help you from start to finish having an unforgettable SPA DAY! We offer a choice of packages to fit your needs. Adult packages will receive one complimentary gift. Call to book your party now! Great idea for Camps! (954) 319-2467. Follow us on Instagram: Glitz&Glamevents.

    JuMP!ZOnE PaRTy PLay CEnTERSJump!Zone provides the wow factor you and your children are looking for. Your birthday boy or girl and their friends will have a blast playing at a Jump!Zone Party and Play Center which features massive, themed inflatable slides, obstacle courses and bounce houses kids love, interactive games, toddler activities and an all new arcade! Our party packages are extremely affordable! We offer 4 different packages from 10 to 25 kids which includes 2 hours of a birthday party, pizza, drinks, balloons, invites, all the paper goods, napkins and we have the largest private party rooms. Prefer a private party? No problem, you can book a party before or after hours! (954) 703-1330, www.jumpzoneparty.com, 10064 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Sunrise, FL, 33351.

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    PaRK avEnuE SPa!ZOnE PaRTy CEnTERTake the imaginary world of a little girl who only dreams of being a princess and bring her dreams to life. Park Avenue Spa!Zone provides the diva factor in parties and girls night out. From our extravagant princess castle entrance to our amazing diva decor inside the spa room are just a few of our eye-catching features. Your childs experience with us will be a royal one just with out the royal sum. All Spa riffic parties include: Luscious spa robes and sparkly slippers to wear for the duration of the party, Spa-rrific Invitations, 1 slice of yummy pizza, 1 drink, 1 fabulous pink lemonade toast with cake. Located inside Jump!Zone. www.parkavenuespazone.com. 10064 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Sunrise, FL, 33351. (954) 703-1330.

    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.

    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: Charter West Campus: 18500 Pembroke Road Charter East Campus: 10801 Pembroke Road FSU Campus: 601 SW 172nd Avenue Central Campus: 12350 Sheridan Street Charter High School: 17189 Sheridan Street

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    BASEBALL PEMbROKE 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.

    baSEbaLL/SOfTbaLL CaGES aT aLLGOLfOpen M-F 9am 10pm, Sat. 8am 10pm, & Sun. 8am 9pm. Outdoor baseball/softball cages. Variable speeds available for game like conditions. 950 N. Flamingo Road (at CB Smith Park entrance), Pembroke Pines. (954) 441-1333, www.allgolf.com.

    BASKETBALLMaCKEy SPORTS EnTERPRISES InC.Basketball will be one of the primary activities of the Summer Tennis & Sports Camp to be held at the Towngate Recreation Center located at 901 NW 155th Avenue and Pembroke Pines. Tennis, soccer, ping pong, foosball, softball and flag football will also be played. A playground and swimming pool will also be available on site. Lunches will be cooked on the barbecue. Contact Robert Mackey at (954) 868-6100. www.mackeysports.com.

    COMbInE 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 Monday 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 SuPERSTaRS Florida Super Stars offer a high-energy combination class with instruction in dance, cheerleading and baton twirling. The fee is $50 per month for unlimited classes. Classes held Monday nights at Rose G. Price Park, 901 NW 208th Avenue, 5:00pm 7:00pm and Thursday nights, 4:00pm 6:00pm at Pines Recreation Center, 7400 Pines Blvd. For more information, please call Wendy Russell at (954) 438-2075.

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    DOLPhInS aCaDEMyDolphins Academy is a six week instructive course that features position specific training. Your child will have a tailored plan created by former pros that will help them improve their fundamentals and techniques for the respective positions that he/she will like to learn. Classes are one hour long and will be held every Monday and Wednesday for six weeks. Class times are 6-7pm, 7-8pm and 8-9pm. The six-week course cost $120.00, which equates to $20.00 a session. Register now at Dolphinsacademy.com or call (305) 943-7272 for more information.

    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!

    Ryan TannEhILL fOOTbaLL PROCaMPCome join Miami Star Quarterback Ryan Tannehill June 9-10 at the Nova High School for the Ryan Tannehill Football ProCamp! Boys & Girls grades 1-8 will receive instruction on the fundamental skills and the team concept of football. Campers will receive instruction from the top coaches in South Florida as well as Ryan. All campers will receive a camp t-shirt along with an autographed team photo with Ryan. For more information or to register visit www.RyanTannehillCamp.com or call us at 1-888-389-2267. Dont miss out on the experience.

    PEMbROKE PInES OPTIMIST (PPO) bEnGaLS fOOTbaLL 7400 Pines Blvd., Clubhouse and Park. Register Thursdays from 6:00pm 7:30pm. Saturdays 10:00 am 12:00pm. For more information, visit www.ppobengals.com. Commissioner: Jim Ross, [email protected] Come join AYFLs top football program for ten straight years. 2013 four super bowl champions & three state champions. TACKLeFOOTBALL: Ages 514. Season: July November. Spring

    training in May. Registration: March. Spots are limited and teams fill quickly. Cost: $150. Non-residents add $100. This already includes COPP participation fee. Email: [email protected]

    MiGHTYMiTesTACKLe: Ages 56. Season: July November. Spring training in May. Registration: March. Spots are limited and teams fill quickly. Cost: $150. Non-residents add $100.

    This already includes COPP participation fee. Email: [email protected] 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.

    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. 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 6:00pm 8:00pm & SATURDAYS 10:00am 1:00pm. Season: July November. Commissioner: Kristi Warren (954) 294-4872, [email protected]: (ages 615) Registration fee is $205 for Pines

    residents. $305 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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    Chapel 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.

    GOLFMOnSTER 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! 2 LOCATIONS: 14435 Miramar Parkway, Miramar, 33027. (954) 589-1878. 9533 Westview Drive, Coral Springs 33076 (in Regal Shopping Center).

    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.)

    aLLGOLf PubLICLighted driving range, open 7 days a week with 60 hitting stations (covered and grass are available) and short game area. Two 18-hole adventurous mini-golf courses. Fully stocked pro-shop with major brands. Junior & adult golf clinics throughout the week! Call about JUNIOR SUMMER GOLF CAMP! Juniors will learn putting, chipping, iron play, driving, pitching, and etiquette. 950 N. Flamingo Rd., Pembroke Pines (At entrance to CB Smith Park). (954) 441-1333, www.allgolf.com.

    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 10 mo.), 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.com... You gotta see it to believe it! Monthly discounts for New Members or Transfers. 1951 North Commerce Pkwy, Weston. (954) 384-9393. GRavITy GyMnaSTICSTumbling 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, 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 free trial class. Experience the quality and professionalism of our safety certified coaching staff. 11940 Miramar Parkway, Miramar 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 Needed. (Including Goalie) Please check our website for up to date information 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 In-LInE hOCKEyCOMING SOON! IN-LINE HOCKEY IS BACK!!! Leagues for all ages!! (Youth through adult) FEES (may change): $175-250 per player for Pines residents depending on how early you register. Games TBA. You may contact Mario Costa for more info at [email protected] or (786) 300-1621.

    fLORIDa PanThERSThe Florida Panthers are a member of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL) and play at BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida. Led by all-star goaltender Roberto Luongo and a talented core of young forwards including Jonathan Huberdeau, Aleksander Barkov and Nick Bjugstad as well as blue liners Erik Gudbranson, Dmitry Kulikov and Dylan Olsen, the Florida Panthers aim to make a splash during the 2014-15 season. The excitement surrounding the Florida Panthers is growing in South Florida and these are games you wont want to miss. www.floridapanthers.com

    KICKBALLwEST PEMbROKE PInES OPTIMIST aDuLT KICKbaLLSTARTING NOW! Ages 18 and older. FEES (may change): $100-200 per player depending on how early you register. Games are played on Sunday afternoons. Team and individual entries accepted. Please check our website for up to date information www.wppofootball.com and click on