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Events in Davie, Florida

Celebrate Arbor Day at Pine Island Park in Davie

The Town of Davie invites the public to celebrate Florida’s Arbor Day on January 21, 2012, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The Town will be holding a Forestry Field Day at Pine Island Park located at 3801 South Pine Island Road where you will have the opportunity to plant trees, pot up trees in the new nursery, get information about volunteering with the South Florida Audubon Society, and learn about Backyard Wildlife Habitats. In addition, Davie residents will get to take home a free tree.

Get your volunteer hours, learn horticultural tips, help out Davie, and have fun at the same time! Bring a shovel (if you have one) and work clothes to Pine Island Park at 9 a.m. to join us.

For more information, contact Tim Lee at 954-797-1038.

[Source: Davie Press Release]

Davie Fire and Police Expo, Saturday, November 12, 2011

The Town of Davie Fire and Police Expo will be held on Saturday, November 12, 2011, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Public Safety Complex located at 1230 South Nob Hill Road. There will be stage entertainment, demonstrations, activities, and food while it lasts. Please see the Davie Fire and Police Expo Flier for complete details, or call Davie Fire Administration at 954-797-1213.

Generations of Taste at the Old Davie School

Old Davie School
Old Davie School

Experience the Generations of Taste at the Old Davie School!

Davie Historical Society Hosts Tasty Event

The Davie Historical Society will host the 13th Annual Generations of Taste from 6-8 p.m., on Saturday, April 16, 2011, at the Old Davie School Historical Museum located at 6650 Griffin Road.

Cooks are invited to submit their favorite homemade dish from any of the following categories: drinks, appetizers, soups, salads, breads, vegetables, main dishes, desserts, country cookin’, and kid’s cookin’.

Come and taste unlimited samplings and vote for your favorite dish. Prizes will be awarded at the end of the evening.

The cost is $10 for adults and $4 for children ages 5 to 11. All proceeds benefit the Old Davie School Historical Museum. For more information, please call the museum office at 954-797-1044.

[SOURCE: Town of Davie Press Release]

Davie, Florida Christian Prayer Breakfast — NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER on Thursday, May 5, 2011

National Day of Prayer, 2011 Banner

Davie’s 13th annual Christian Prayer Breakfast will again take place on the National Day of Prayer on Thursday May 5, 2011, 7:00 am to 9:00 am at the Signature Grand in Davie. Please join with a few hundred other Christians as we pray for our community, state, nation and world.

This year’s theme is, “A Mighty Fortress is Our God”, based on the verse from Psalm 91:2 which states: “I will say to the Lord, my refuge and my fortress, my God in whom I trust.”

Place: Signature Grand, 6900 State Road 84, Davie, FL
Date: Thursday, May 5, 2011
Time: 7:00am – 9:00am
Cost: $17 per Person, $170 per Table for 10
Payment: Make check payable and send to EASE Foundation, 6901 Orange Drive, Davie, FL 33314.
Alternate Online Payment/Registration: http://www.jsmitter.com/ndpregistration.htm

Contact Persons:
Jacob Smitter – 954.214.0640
Linda Owen – 954.797.1077
Eric Welch – 954.554.5857


As always, the Christian Prayer Breakfast is open to anyone with an interest in joining us for prayer. This is a privately sponsored, paid and organized event. No government funds are used.

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Classes

[Town of Davie, Press Release]

Town of Davie Offers American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Classes

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Classes will be held at the Town of Davie Pine Island Pool located at 3800 S.W. 92nd Avenue.

2011 Class Schedule:

  • March 14 – 18
  • Monday -Friday
  • 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Prerequisites

  • Minimum age 15
  • Swim 300 yards
  • 10lb brick retrieval

Registration:
Pine Island Park Pool
3800 SW 92nd Ave
Davie, Fl 33328

Upon successful completion of course, participants will become Certified American Red Cross Lifeguards. The cost is $250 and includes textbook and pocket mask.

For more information, call Rochelle Kelvos at 954-327-3927

74th Annual Seminole Tribe of Florida Orange Blossom Festival, Parade & Rodeo

Saturday, February 26, 2011 & Sunday, February 27, 2011


74th Annual Orange Blossom Parade

*Saturday, February 26, 2011*
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: Davie Road between Orange Drive and SW 39 Street

The parade will kick off at 10:00 a.m. and will proceed down Davie Road, between SW 39 Street, south to Orange Drive. This Year’s Theme: “Dreams of the Future”

The Orange Blossom Parade is one the oldest and one of the very few events of its kind still in existence anywhere–much less in Southeast Florida. Pack up the family and head to Davie for a fun filled, old fashioned time!

Entertainment Schedule

*Saturday & Sunday, February 26 & February 27, 2011*

Festival Times:
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Sat.)
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Sun.)

Location: Town Hall, 6591Orange Drive
Admission: FREE
Parking:
$5.00 on the festival grounds

Festival Both Days

The festival will feature over 250 displays and will take place down Orange Drive from Davie Rd. west to SW 66th Terrace. This portion of Orange Drive will be closed off during the festival. Free activities for both days includes an arts & crafts show, fine arts show, western town, musical entertainment, Native American display, animal farm, western carriage display, commerce corner, information displays green product displays and plant give-away. There will be a concert on Saturday, featuring The Ramblers and also Sunday, featuring Shane Duncan! There will also be a free kids’ corner that includes a bounce house, giant slide, and climbing wall. Admission to the festival is FREE.

How to receive an artist application
We are currently accepting vendor application for the 74th Annual Orange Blossom Festival. Click here for a 2011 Festival Application.

Calling all Bakers!… Orange Cook-off Contest
*Saturday, February 19, 2011*
Orange Cook-off Contest will be held on Saturday, February 19th in the Davie Woman’s Club building. This 11 year tradition is a must for serious bakers! Click here to download an application and mail it in today! Bring your entry between 10:00am and 12:00pm and judging will take place shortly after. Prizes will be awarded for the best “Orange” based recipes.

Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast
On Saturday, beginning at 7:00am, there will be a Pancake Breakfast at the Davie Moose Lodge, 4483 Davie Rd, Davie, put on by the Kiwanis. Pre-sale tickets are available at the Davie Town Hall, Special Projects office.

Strawberry Shortcake Festival
On Saturday and Sunday there will be an old fashioned Strawberry Festival at the Davie Woman’s Club located on Orange Drive, on the festival grounds. Fresh strawberries and homemade shortcake will be served as well as other strawberry creations.

EASE FOUNDATION, updated request for Toy Drive

[Town of Davie, Press Release]

Davie E.A.S.E. Holiday Toy Drive Needs Your Help

December 17, 2010. Davie, Florida: The Davie Emergency Assistance Service Effort, (E.A.S.E.) Foundation is in need of toys for girls and boys ages 6-12. The EASE Holiday Toy Drive provides toys for Davie families in need.

The EASE Foundation has made the following suggestions for boys and girls ages 6-12. For boys the suggestions are sports equipment, watches, sport jerseys, scooters, air hockey games, and model cars. For girls the suggestions are jewelry kits, art kits, makeup kits, books, body wash baskets, games, and Bratz and Barbie dolls with accessories.

If you can help, please drop off an unwrapped donation at any Davie Fire Station or Davie Fire Rescue Administration Building located at 6901 Orange Drive, or call Linda Owen at 954-797-1077 to drop off donations at the EASE Foundation site.

The E.A.S.E. Foundation is a nonprofit organization founded in 1988 by the business community and residents of the Town of Davie. Its purpose is to aid those qualified residents, on a one time basis, that are in need of temporary emergency assistance. The objective is to help those in need to ease their way back into a self-sustaining, productive life and to prevent homelessness. E.A.S.E. also reaches out to the homeless with food, clothing, and hygiene supplies.

If you have any questions about the Toy Drive, please contact Linda Owen at 954-797-1077 or visit E.A.S.E. Foundation on the web at www.easefoundation.org

Davie E.A.S.E. Toy Drive

[PRESS RELEASE, Town of Davie]

Davie E.A.S.E. Toy Drive

Davie, Florida: The Davie Emergency Assistance Service Effort, (E.A.S.E.) Foundation hosts the EASE Toy Drive during the holiday season to help Davie families in need.

If you would like to donate, please drop off a new unwrapped toy for a girl or boy from now until December 21, 2010, at any Davie Fire Station or Davie Fire Rescue Administration Building located at 6901 Orange Drive.

The E.A.S.E. Foundation is a nonprofit organization founded in 1988 by the business community and residents of the Town of Davie. Its purpose is to aid those qualified residents, on a one time basis, that are in need of temporary emergency assistance. The objective is to help those in need to ease their way back into a self-sustaining, productive life and to prevent homelessness. E.A.S.E. also reaches out to the homeless with food, clothing, and hygiene supplies.

If you have any questions about the Toy Drive, please contact Linda Owen at 954-797-1077 or visit E.A.S.E. Foundation on the web at www.easefoundation.org .

Skateboard Area at Davie Pine Island Park Grand Opening

[Town of Davie Press Release]

December 9, 2010, Davie, Florida: The Town of Davie will host the grand opening of its new skateboard area on Friday, December 17, 2010, at 6 p.m. The skateboard area is located at Pine Island Park, 3801 South Pine Island Road. The public is invited to attend and to use the facility.

Ron Jon Surf Shop will have raffle drawings for prizes, and there will be demonstrations by BC Surf & Sport Skate Team. You must be present to register for the raffle between 6 and 6:30 p.m. Nova Southeastern’s radio station will be on hand to provide music.

The skateboard area will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at no charge for use. Youths under the age of 17 must have a consent form signed by a parent or guardian to participate in the skateboard area. Staff will issue a photo ID card when the consent form is submitted. For those over the age of 17, please have ID.

The consent forms are now available at the Pine Island Multipurpose Center. For information, call Davie Parks and Recreation at 954-797-1145.