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MESSAGE FROM THE MAYOR 38 Parkland Update

MESSAGE FROM THE MAYOR 40 Coral Springs Update

MESSAGE FROM THE MAYOR: MARGATE 41 Margate Update

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2nd 39th Citizens Police Academy – The Coral Springs Police Department 39th Citizens Police Academy will begin on Thursday, April 25th. The Academy is a 14-week program consisting of one class a week on Thursday evenings from 6 pm to 9 pm at the Coral Springs Police Department, 2801 Coral Springs Drive. The classes cover topics such as Road Patrol Operations, K9, Special Investigations, Communications, and SWAT. Any questions can be directed to 954-346-1746 or dhamilton@ coralsprings.org.

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4th Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo: An Acoustic Evening – Don’t miss a one-of-a-kind performance featuring Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo. Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo: An Acoustic Evening - 40th Anniversary Tour showcases the duo’s collection of hits in a stripped down, acoustic set. For almost 40 years, the partnership of Benatar and Giraldo has rocked audiences around the globe with hits like “Love is A Battlefield,” “Hit Me with Your Best Shot,” and “We Belong.” The event will take place at 8 pm at The Pavilion at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, 5550 NW 40th St, Coconut Creek. For more details, visit www. seminolecoconutcreekcasino.com.

Watercolor & Art Nouveau will take place from 10:30 am to Noon at the Parkland Library, 6620 University Drive, Parkland. You will create a meaningful work of art. Parkland Library card is required to register. To register, visit www.cityofparkland.org/library or call (954) 757-4207.

8th Mary Help of Christians Night of the Arts – Join your community for a night of art in Coral Springs. Mary Help of Christians 10th Annual Night of the Arts will take place on May 8th at 6:30 pm at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts, 2855 Coral Springs Drive, Coral Springs. For more details, visit www. thecentercs.com. Chess Strategies – Learning strategies from chess instructor Steven Kaufman in this educational class. Chess Strategies will take place from 4:15 pm to 5:15 pm at the Parkland Library, 6620 University Drive. A Parkland Library card is required to register. Register online at www.cityofparkland.org/ library or call (954) 757-4207.

Make Sure You’re In The Gate- A Night at the Races – Enjoy a Night at the Races for a good cause! The event will take place from 6:30 pm to 10 pm at The Country Club of Coral Springs, 10800 West Sample Road. The event will include an open bar by Breakthru Beverage, Hors d’oeuvres, live interactive Racing entertainment, silent auction, raffles, dress to impress in your Mother’s Day Craft and Story  – Derby day Best, Ladies hat and Dapper Children, ages 5 and up, honor your Men’s best dressed contest. The event mom, grandma or aunt this Mother’s benefits STAND with Parkland- The Day with a creative DIY craft that you National Association of Families for can give as a gift. Make a homemade Safe Schools. To purchase tickets, for card to go along with it. Mother’s Day more information, or sponsorship Craft and Story will take place from opportunities, contact Jennifer@ 3:30 pm to 4 pm at the Parkland Library, Garden Club of Coral Springs Meeting StandWithParkland.org. 6620 University Drive. Parkland Library – The Garden Club of Coral Springs card is required to register. To register, motivates people to improve the quality visit www.cityofparkland.org/library or of life and create a sense of community call (954) 757-4207. through horticulture. Meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month, through May at 10 a.m. at Cypress Hammock/Orchid, 1300 Coral Springs Drive Coral Springs, Florida 33071. Meetings include featured speakers, programs, events and horticultural or environmental field trips. For The Drowsy Chaperone – Presented by more information, email info@ Next Stop Broadway’s Teen Theatre coralspringsgardenclub.org. Project, The Drowsy Chaperone is a hilarious spoof on old musicals with a loving send-up to the Jazz Music Age, featuring one show-stopping song Adult Art Class: Watercolor & Art and dance number after another! Michelle Obama – Becoming: An Nouveau – Learn tools for infusing The show will take place on May 3 at 7 Intimate Conversation with Michelle creativity into your daily life. Certified pm and May 4th at 2 pm and 7 pm at Obama will take place on May 10th Teaching Artist Lori Arbel will guide Coral Springs Center for the Arts, 2855 at 8 pm at BB&T Center, Sunrise. The students through pattern making Coral Springs Drive, Coral Springs. former First Lady will discuss her book, and watercolor. Adult Art Class:

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11th Parkland Fishing Derby – Cast your line for a great time at the Parkland Fishing Derby held from 8 am to 10 am at the Pine Trails Park fishing pier, 10555 Trails End, Parkland. The event is open to all kids ages 3 to 12. Anglers can win awards for the biggest fish, smallest fish, and most fish caught each event. For more details, call 954-757-4105.

12th Romi and Julie Live Theatre Play – Jamaica Awareness presents Patrick Brown’s Romi & Julie! Live theatre play starring Glen ‘Titus’ Campbell, Keisha Patterson, Sakina Deer, Keneisha Bowes, David Crossgil, and Kevoy Burton! Directed by Patrick Brown and Trevor Nairne. Join us for this hilarious show on Mothers Day, Sunday, May 12th at 6 pm at Coral Springs Center for the Arts, 2855 Coral Springs Drive, Coral Springs. For more information, visit www. thecentercs.com.

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15th Alice In Wonderland – Travel down the rabbit hole and join us for Alice in Wonderland, one of literature’s most beloved heroines, in her zany adventures with many kooky characters. Presented by the talented 4th- 7th graders of Next Stop Broadway: The Academy- the premier training center for young performers in South Florida. The show will take place at 6:30 pm at Coral Springs Center for the Arts, 2855 Coral Springs Drive, Coral Springs. For more information, visit www.thecentercs.com.

towards families. The expo will be held from 10 am to 2 pm at the Coconut Creek Community Center, 1100 Lyons Road. For more details, visit www. coconutcreek.net or call 954-545-6670. Potluck Social & Recipe Exchange – Enjoy the neighborly feeling of a friendly potluck social. Bring a dish of your choice (homemade or store bought) and, if you’d like, a copy of the recipe. Potluck Social & Recipe Exchange will take place from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm at the Parkland Library, 6620 University Drive. To register, visit www.cityofparkland.org/library or call (954) 757-4207.

wooden structure remains open to the community through May 19th, when it will be burned in a ceremonial fire, from 7 pm to 9 pm. The Temple of Time Ceremonial Burn will take place at the former City Hall site in Coral Springs on 9551 West Sample Road. For more information, visit https://poweroa.org/ temple-of-time-ceremonial-burn/.

23rd Book Bunch – Come to the library to discuss this month’s book and enjoy an activity and a snack. Read the book before we meet so you can add to the discussion! This month’s book is 8 Class Pets + 1 Squirrel ÷ 1 Dog = Chaos by Vivian Van Velde. The event will be held from 3:30 pm to 4 pm at the Parkland Library, 6620 University Drive. Parkland Library card required to register. To register, visit www. cityofparkland.org/library or call (954) 757-4207.

20th Yellowbird Hawaiian Music Performance – Join us for this all-ages Hawaiian music concert and fun craft. The Yellowbirds Ukulele Group will play traditional Hawaiian tunes and familiar favorites. Yellowbird Hawaiian Music Performance will be held from 4 pm to 5 pm at the Parkland Library, 6620 University Drive. A Parkland Library card is required to register. Register online at www.cityofparkland. org/library or call (954) 757-4207.

18th Kansas – Enjoy a night of classic rock as KANSAS performs live at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek. Throughout the summer of 2019, KANSAS will be performing a set of KANSAS Classics. Fans will hear songs they have enjoyed throughout the band’s 45-year career. The concert will take place at 8 pm at The Pavilion at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, 5550 NW 40th St, Coconut Creek. For more details, visit www.seminolecoconutcreekcasino.com

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19th Cruel Intentions - The 90s Musical Experience – Based on the French novel, Les Liasions Dangereuses, and the classic cult film starring Reese Witherspoon, Ryan Phillipe and Sarah Michelle Geller, Cruel Intentions: The ’90s Musical Experience pulls you into the manipulative world of Manhattan’s most dangerous liaisons: Sebastian Valmont and Kathryn Merteuil. Featuring your favorite throwback hits by artists like Boyz II Men, Christina Aguilera, REM, *NSYNC, and, Britney Spears, this intoxicating new musical is “the ultimate night out. The show will be held at 7 pm at Coral Springs Center of the Arts, 2855 Coral Springs Drive Coral Springs, Florida 33065. For more information, visit www. TheCenterCS.com.

Temple of Time Ceremonial Burn – The Temple of Time, constructed by world-renowned artist, David Best, his 24-person, “Temple Crew,” with almost 1,000 members of the Coral Springs and Parkland communities, officially opened to the community on February 14th. The temporary, 35-foot

Memorial Day Tribute Display begins – In honor of Memorial Day, the Parkland Library will host a remembrance wall of cards. Stop by during the library’s operating hours anytime from May 20th through May 25th to color a card or write a message and have it posted on the wall. The display will stay up through May 28th, the day after Memorial Day. Registration is not required. All materials will be provided. The event will take place from 10 am to 10:30 am at the Parkland Library, 6620 University Drive. For more details, visit www. cityofparkland.org.

Arts, Books and Culture Discussion Group – Similar to a current events group, but focused on entertainment and culture, this lively discussion will cover topics like: What’s on the bestseller list? What’s big at the box office? What’s trending in pop culture? Share your thoughts, listen to others, and get your culture fix as we chat. The Arts, Books and Culture Discussion Group will be held from 10:30 am to 11:30 am at the Parkland Library, 6620 University Drive. To register, visit www.cityofparkland.org/library or call (954) 757-4207.

26th Dance Through the Ages – Dance Through the Ages is proud to present its 14th Annual Recital “Beyond the Stars.” Join us as we embark on an exciting outer space adventure through the galaxies with amazing dancing ranging from ballet and tap to jazz, hip hop and more! Watch as our galaxies unite through the beauty of dance. The event will be held at 10 am at Coral Springs Center of the Arts, 2855 Coral Springs Drive Coral Springs, Florida 33065. For more information, visit www. TheCenterCS.com.

28th Peaceful Pieces Jigsaw Puzzle Meetup – Put it all together with new and old friends during this relaxing morning of jigsaw puzzles. Peaceful Pieces Jigsaw Puzzle Meetup will be held from 10:30 am to Noon at the Parkland Library, 6620 University Drive. Enjoy snacks, listen to music, and get that sense of completion. Registration is not required. For more information, visit www.cityofparkland.org/library or call (954) 757-4207.


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Police Department. “Attendees are given the opportunity to have an inside perspective of many operational components such as: Special Investigations, Communications (Dispatch), SWAT, K9, road patrol operations including a ride-along with a patrol officer, and more. Additionally, they will receive certification in Bleeding Control (B-CON) and CPR. We hold a gun safety day (which is optional) and a scenario training night, which places the attendee in situations experienced by police officers on a daily basis,” said Hamilton.

The Citizens Police Academy was established during the development of the community policing era. “The focus was placed on not just fighting crime, but developing relationships between officers, business owners and residents. By allowing citizens to individually meet representatives from the police department, it humanizes the profession by removing any external factors that may filter, alter or skew the image of law enforcement. Many professional relationships as well as friendships are established with individuals within the community through this program,” added Hamilton. 2019 begins the 39th annual Citizens Police Academy, which originally was held bi-annually over 20 years ago. “As the years have progressed, and the need for policing has become more prevalent due to increase in population, attendees are exposed to additional specialty units and a more hands-on learning experience. Attendees range from older retired individuals to young adults with an interest in a career in law enforcement,” said Hamilton. Any questions about the Citizens Police Academy can be directed to Debbie Hamilton at 954-346-1746 or dhamilton@ coralsprings.org.


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from August 17th through September 29th. Calypso Cove hours are 10am to 6pm during the Spring and Summer Sessions and only until 5pm during the Fall Session. What is the cost? Calypso Cove is extremely reasonably priced for the hours of entertainment it provides. The cost is $4 for Margate residents ages four and up and $7 for non-residents. Children under the age of three are only $1. Swimming is a great form of exercise. When is the lap pool open? The pool is open to lap swimmers on Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday from 9am to 10am. The cost is $1 for Margate residents and $2 for non-residents. What types of swimming lessons does the Margate Department of Parks and Recreation offer? American Red Cross swim lessons are offered throughout the year. All classes are taught by American Red Cross certified water safety instructors. We have programs for babies as young as six months old through adults. In March and October, we offer American Red Cross Lifeguard Training. You must be at least 15-years-old to register and pass the pre-course. Does Margate have a swim team? The Margate Motion Swim Team is for swimmers ages five to 18. The

program is designed to teach beginning swimmers the basics and to enhance the technique of advanced swimmers. Interested swimmers must try out prior to joining the team. We are a member of the South Florida Recreational Swim League and compete in approximately three to five meets during the season, including the Championship Meet. Can families host birthday parties at Calypso Cove? Our waterpark is a popular place for children’s birthday parties and other special events. We have an indoor community room as well as two pavilions available for rent. Where exactly is Calypso Cove? The waterpark is located within Royal Palm Park. Nearby is a newly refurbished and expanded fishing dock, three half-court basketball courts and a playground. Anything else you want to add? Calypso Cove is a friendly family-oriented aquatics facility. It’s a relaxed environment where families and friends can spend the perfect funfilled water day. The Calypso Cove Aquatic Facility is located at 6200 Royal Palm Boulevard in Margate. For more information visit www.margatefl.com or call 954-974-4566.


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ast your line for a great time at this year’s Parkland Fishing Derby. Don’t miss a great family event! The Parkland Fishing Derby will be held on May 11th at the Pine Trails Park fishing pier, 10555 Trails End, Parkland. Check-in will start at 7:45 am, and the sounding of a horn will start at 8 am with a finish at 10 am. The Fishing Derby is a free event and open to all kids, ages 3 to 12. Anglers can win awards for the biggest fish, smallest fish, and most fish caught each event. Remember to

bring your fishing poles, buckets and bait! Each fish caught will be weighed and prizes will be awarded. The City of Parkland invites the community to come out to this great family event. “The goal of the Parkland fishing derby is to encourage kids to get outdoors, enjoy time with their family, friends, and neighbors, and learn about fishing and wildlife,” said Todd DeAngelis, Chief Communications Officer for the City of Parkland. The local Fishing Derby is also an educational event for the community. Local youth can learn a new hobby

that they may not have tried before. The Fishing Derby also encourages learning about species of fish, what to use as bait, how to cast a line, and more. The friendly competition is always a fun time as anglers can win trophies for biggest fish, smallest fish, and most fish caught at each event. The City of Parkland started the fun event to bring the community together. Residents in Parkland love to fish and they have shown interest in having an event where everyone is welcome to fish together. The Pier at Pine Trails Park is a perfect location with a large fishing pier and open space on the surrounding shoreline. “This event was started when the City saw families regularly enjoying the use of the fishing pier at Pine Trails Park. We wanted to bring the community together for a fun and friendly fishing derby throughout the summer months to feature our beautiful park,” said DeAngelis. Bring your child, neighbors, friends and the entire family to this year’s Parkland Fishing Derby.

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As with all temples created by artist, David Best, it is a place to reflect and leave behind difficult feelings and emotions.Traditionally, the temples built by Best are burned within two weeks, but The Temple of Time has remained open forthree months to allow for as many visitors as possible. This Power of Art project is made possible by a grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies. In late 2018, the City of CoralSprings in partnership with the City of Parkland and Coral Springs Museum of Art were awarded a $1 million as a resultof their Public Art Challenge

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Mother’s Day Craft and Story (age 5 and up), Monday, May 6th at 3:30 p.m. Children, age 5 and up, honor your mom, grandma or aunt this Mother’s Day with a creative DIY craft that you can give as a gift. Make a homemade card to go along with it. Parkland Library card is required to register. Adult Art Class: Watercolor & Art Nouveau, Tuesday, May 7th at 10:30 a.m. Learn tools for infusing creativity into your daily life. Certified Teaching Artist Lori Arbel will guide students through pattern making and watercolor. You will create a meaningful work of art. Go with the flow. Enjoy the process of art making! No art experience needed. All materials will be provided. Parkland Library card is required to register. Yellowbirds Hawaiian Music Performance, Wednesday, May 15th from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Join us for this all-ages Hawaiian music concert and fun craft. The Yellowbirds Ukulele Group will play traditional Hawaiian tunes and familiar favorites. A Parkland Library card is required to register. Memorial Day Tribute Display, Monday, May 20th through Tuesday, May 28th In honor of Memorial Day, the Parkland Library will host a remembrance wall of cards. Stop by during the library’s operating hours anytime from May 20th through May 25th to color a card or write a mes-

sage and have it posted on the wall. The display will stay up through May 28th, the day after Memorial Day. Registration is not required. All materials will be provided. Registration is not required. Parent Snack & Chat (newborn to 18 months), Tuesday, May 21st at 10:30 a.m. Calling all parents of babies! Gather up your baby and come over to the Parkland Library for a relaxing morning of meeting and socializing with others with new babies. We’ll have coffee, tea and breakfast snacks for you to enjoy. Parkland Library card is required to register. The community has found a place to meet new friends and find a new activity. “We definitely find that the library is a gathering place for the community. Parents and their young children make friends in our Storytime classes, while older adults may meet up at an art class or while learning Mah Jongg. We are a place where all ages – babies, kids, teens and adults – can feel comfortable and find something to enjoy,” said Weiss. For more information on these events, visit www.cityofparkland. org/library or call (954) 757-4207.

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Parkland Update MAYOR CHRISTINE HUNSCHOFSKY ay is a time when we celebrate mothers. Mothers are the ones who we go to for support, help, advice, consoling and even a delicious meal. They are often the helpers and the first ones to reach out to help a friend and neighbor and the last ones to take care of themselves. Our world is a better place thanks to the love, care and support mothers show their families and the assistance and volunteer hours they give to our communities. Thank you to all the mothers for all you do day in and day out to help your families and community. Unfortunately Mother’s Day can also be a very difficult day and a sad reminder for those who have lost their mothers or for mothers who have lost children. So while you celebrate your mother, please show compassion and understanding for those who may be having a difficult time on Mother’s Day. Our community has been forever linked to the community of Santa Fe, TX. The day their shooting happened, I reached out to their mayor who had just been elected and was not even sworn in yet. I offered him my condolences and let him know that we were here for them to provide any help and support we could. Our community knew all too well what he and his city were dealing with. Over the past year, I have remained in contact with the mayor and several of the residents of Santa Fe – some who lost loved ones, some who were injured and some who had children in the building. In September, I visited Santa Fe with my youngest son in order to meet the mayor and residents in person and share any information I could. We talked, we listened, we hugged and we cried. On February 14, 2019, the mayor and residents of Santa Fe held a candle lighting ceremony to honor our community and remember the lives taken and the lives changed forever. It was a beautiful ceremony. We in Parkland will be remembering the victims of the Santa Fe shooting and honoring the Santa Fe community on May 18, 2019 at 8:30am at Liberty Park. I hope you can join us. Please keep their community in your prayers. May is Mental Health month and our community has continued to focus on letting people know about the importance of mental health, self-care and healing and the various resources that are available. One fixture that has been part of the healing process for many has been the Temple of Time by artist, David Best. This was the first of the Healing Through Art projects funded by the Bloomberg Public Art Challenge. Thousands have visited the project since February and wrote on the temple about their sorrows, concerns and pain. The project culminates with a burning to release all the inscribed feelings, pain and grief. The burning is scheduled to take place on May 19 at 7:00pm. Please note that Sample Road will be closed for this event and schedule your plans accordingly. We hope to see you there as we release the Temple of Time and all the burdens and grief it carries. This month I am having open office hours on Tuesday, May 7 from 7:30am-9am at Parkland City Hall. Please feel free to stop by, say hello and ask me any questions you may have. No appointment is necessary. If you are unable to stop by during my open office hours, please feel free to reach out to me at any time at chunschofsky@cityofparkland. org. I always look forward to hearing from residents.

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Coral Springs Update MAYOR SCOTT J. BROOK ince I was officially sworn in as the City’s Mayor on March 20, 2019, I have been reacclimating to public service and enjoying meeting with residents and business owners. I am happy to be your New (Old) Mayor! On April 4, 2019, the Coral Springs City Commission held the final hearing to allow Medical Marijuana dispensaries to conduct business within our City’s boundaries. In a second 4-1 vote, in which I was in favor of, we approved moving forward to amend that ordinance. As with all City issues, it is important for residents to get involved and stay informed. City Commission meetings are open to the public and can be viewed on City TV or online at coralsprings.org. I also urge you to join a Board or Committee to get involved! The link is: https://www. coralsprings.org/government/city-clerk/board-and-committee-application During the conclusion of that same Commission Meeting, we paused to honor the years of service and leadership Commissioner Dan Daley has given our City and its residents. Daley vacated Commission Seat 2 effective April 9, 2019, because he ran unopposed for the District 97 Seat for the Florida House of Representatives. We congratulate him on his new position, and I look forward to working with him on a state-level. Daley’s departure resulted in vacancy for Commission Seat 2. Consequently, we will hold a Special Election in Coral Springs on Tuesday, June 18, 2019. It is the civic duty of every Coral Springs resident who is eligible to vote, to cast their ballot for Commission Seat 2! If you are unable to vote in person on that date because of preplanned travel or prior commitments, remember to request a mail-in ballot from the Broward Supervisor of Elections online at browardsoe.org. YOUR VOTE MATTERS! As many of you are aware, last month the City hosted a Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Town Hall Meeting at City Hall. The goal was to inform residents about resources and answer questions related to mental health. I appreciate all of the residents who attended in person and online. You will often here me say, “eliminate the stigma,” and that is something we as a community must do – make mental health and wellness a priority, and openly talk about the need for therapy. There are many resources available for families, they are listed on our website at coralsprings.org/msd. Please go to the site and share this link with others. On Sunday, May 19, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. the City of Coral Springs, in partnership with the City of Parkland, will ceremoniously burn the Temple of Time. The first of the five public art installations, The Temple of Time, was constructed by world-renowned artist, David Best, and hundreds of Coral Springs and Parkland residents. It officially opened on February 14, 2019. The temporary, 35-foot wooden structure, remains open for visitors until the ceremonial fire on the 19th. The burn will carefully be coordinated by the Coral SpringsParkland Fire Department and Coral Springs Police Department. As with all temples created by Best, it is a place to reflect and leave behind difficult feelings and emotions. Traditionally, the temples are burned within two weeks, but The Temple of Time has remained open for three months to allow for as many visitors as possible. All parking for the event will be at City Hall (9500 West Sample Road). To learn more about the Power of Art, visit poweroa.org. If you would like to schedule an appointment to speak with me, please call (954) 344-5906, or if you have an issue you would like to bring to my attention, email me at Sbrook@coralsprings.org. Please also free to call me on my cell phone at 954-696-7599. Have a Great Day!

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MESSAGE FROM THE MAYOR: MARGATE

Margate Update MAYOR ANTHONY N. CAGGIANO hether I’m talking with residents at a Wii bowling event at the NW Focal Point Senior Center, presenting a plaque at the Grand Opening of a new business, attending a Sounds of Sundown event (first Saturday of every month) or watching a youth baseball game at our Sports Complex … they are happy. Happiness is increased when one properly prepares. Preparing your home by starting to stockpile items for Hurricane season, is important. Making sure your children have taken swimming lessons, because drowning is the number one cause of death for children in Florida, is a vital necessity. Do it, don’t wish you did. Margate’s Calypso Cove Aquatic Facility offers life-saving swimming classes to residents. Classes start in June. The Ace Plaza renovations are nearing completion and the Plaza is looking great. The sound barrier walls on Atlantic Boulevard are being upgraded and when finished, will look beautiful. Please remember to join us at the end of the month for our Memorial Day remembrance. Join us in remembering the fallen, those that sacrificed everything so that we can sleep safely at night. July 4th is right around the corner, start preparing your float for the parade. Margate Sports Complex Improvements The City of Margate is excited to announce the completion of a major improvement project at the Margate Sports Complex, located at 1695 Banks Road. Margate’s little league baseball players can now enjoy the new, state-ofthe-art batting cages and dugouts. And, baseball enthusiasts can comfortably watch their children play while sitting in bleachers that are covered by shade canopies. The improvements at the park also include an ADA accessible covered playground with equipment that allows complete access for disabled and unique users. The multi-purpose trail, which includes handicap accessible fitness equipment, also provides complete ADA access throughout the park. Park improvements were made possible in part by a $204,500.00 Unique Abilities Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program (FRDAP) grant that enabled the City to increase the opportunity for users of all ages and abilities to participate in a wide range of recreational activities at the Margate Sports Complex. Memorial Day Ceremony Set for May 27th at 9 a.m. Join the City of Margate for one of our most popular events, the annual Memorial Day Ceremony. City officials, residents and members of the Armed Services will come together on Monday, May 27th at 9 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Park to honor the men and women who have paid the ultimate price for our country. Veterans Memorial Park is located at 7044 N.W. 1st Street (S.E. corner of Rock Island Road and N.W. 1st Street). Register Now for City’s New Martial Arts Class Sign up your kids for Margate’s Martial Arts Program! Classes are Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Katz Community Center, 6111 NW 10th Street. Sessions for kids ages 5 to 10 are from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., and 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. for kids 11 to 16 years old. There is no contract or belt fees.

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If you were to visit our Facebook page right now you would find out about: ▸▸ May 11: Brewing Conversations- Coffee with Cops at WAWA ▸▸ May 25: Women’s Self Defense Course at Gracie Barra Coral Springs (Margate location) ▸▸ August 6: National Night Out Against Crime at Margate Sports Complex These are just to name a few! If you don’t already know or follow, we also have an Instagram page (MargateFLPolice) that is constantly updated with safety tips and important reminders, (oh…and of course those adorable pictures of kids and cops!) just like our Facebook. Officers Phanor and Druzbik, our community relations officers, have also started our very own IGTV channel (that’s Instagram TV.) You will find them talking about an array of topics like humanizing the badge (enjoying a donut or two) while providing some important crime prevention tips. Please continue to follow us on social media. We encourage and love the interaction among our residents, business owners and anyone within our community. We will continue to provide as many safety tips, community events, cute pictures, and crime prevention information your way!


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Education Committee Meeting Date: Wednesday, May 29th 2019 Time: 3:30pm – 5:00pm Location: Chamber Office – 9500 West Sample Road (Everglades Room)

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Coconut Creek Lunch & Net sponsored by Kelley Kronenberg Attorneys at Law Date: Wednesday, May 29th 2019 Time: 12:00pm – 1:15pm Location: Coconut Creek Community Center, 1100 Lyons Rd, Coconut Creek Members: $20 Non-Members: $30

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