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October 18, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Southwest Focal Point Senior Center Room 205
October 23, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Southwest Focal Point Senior Center Room 205
October 25, 2018, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Charles F Dodge City Center, Commission Chambers
October 18, 2018, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
For the past 20 years, the Southwest Focal Point Community Center together with donations from schools, businesses and residents assists 100 families in our community by providing generously filled bins with various canned & dried foods, turkeys and much more for a bountiful Thanksgiving meal. To help with this year’s food drive, please call (954) 450-6888. Donations must be in no later than Thursday, November 8, 2018.
October 18, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ The Carl Shechter Southwest Focal Point Community Center Campus
“Let’s Talk” with Carl Shechter over coffee & cake. Discuss hot topics
and current events! Every Thursday 10:00am - 11:00am in Room 205
FREE and Open to ALL!
October 18, 2018, 3:00 PM - October 20, 2018, 3:00 PM @ The Carl Shechter Southwest Focal Point Community Center Campus
October is here whether you like it or not and the holidays are right around the corner! Stop on by the SWFP and see the crafts and handmade treasures the Southern Handcraft Society has obtained from local artists for this years holiday celebration! Holiday décor, gifts, and made in the USA! Support your neighbor and buy something made with love, and that is unique and often one of a kind, rather than commercially made decorations that support big corporations! DO NOT MISS THIS SHOW! See you there!
October 19, 2018, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
October 20, 2018, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
October 21, 2018, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
October 22, 2018, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
October 23, 2018, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
October 24, 2018, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
October 24, 2018, 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ The Carl Shechter Southwest Focal Point Community Center Campus
Dance the afternoon away & make room for those Valentine's Day chocolates! Winston rocks the house, getting everyone up on the dance floor.
October 24, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ The Carl Shechter Southwest Focal Point Community Center Campus
Fiendish finger foods & tasty treats & teas will be served to celebrate Halloween! Costume attire is strongly encouraged to enter into the Southwest Focal Point Manor! Contact the Activities Desk for reservations.
October 25, 2018, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
October 25, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ The Carl Shechter Southwest Focal Point Community Center Campus
October 26, 2018, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
October 26, 2018, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ The Carl Shechter Southwest Focal Point Community Center Campus
Join us for a “wicked” good time…if you dare! Prizes will be given for the best Halloween Costume! Friday, October 26, 2018. $10.00 per person. Buffet dinner at 5:30pm (reservations required). Dance starts at 6:30pm. Entertainment sponsored by Caremax Medical.
October 27, 2018, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
October 28, 2018, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
October 29, 2018, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
October 30, 2018, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
October 30, 2018, 10:15 AM - 12:15 PM
The last Tuesday of each month, our dedicated group of SWFP volunteers travel to the Nininger State Veterans Nursing Home to socialize with clients, play games and provide activities. Join us in visiting these forgotten heroes that live in our city and listen to their stories; you'd be amazed of what they've gone through and experienced.
Trips are provided by the Center will depart SWFP at 10:15 am and return at 12:15 pm.
October 31, 2018, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
October 31, 2018, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ The Carl Shechter Southwest Focal Point Community Center Campus
Costume contest - prizes! Monday, October 31, 2018 – 12:00pm in the Main Hall. Sponsored by the Site Advisory Council
October 31, 2018, 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ The Carl Shechter Southwest Focal Point Community Center Campus
October 18, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ The Frank C. Ortis Art Gallery
Jill Weisberg, curator of the Downtown Hollywood Mural Project, will present the evolution of murals and street art in South Florida. She will detail how a public mural is conceptualized and the unique challenges faced by artists during mural development and execution. Oct. 18th from 6:30pm-8pm
October 20, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ The Frank C. Ortis Art Gallery
In this mixed media workshop, artist Ronald Sánchez will demonstrate a variety of street art techniques merged with typography, masking and assemblage. Students will apply these methods to create an eye-catching work of contemporary art that is equal parts pop and urban art. Oct. 20 from 10am-12pm
October 21, 2018, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ The Charles F. Dodge City Center
The City of Pembroke Pines FREE Jazz in the Pines Concert Series features 9 Jazz Concerts on Sunday afternoons once a month throughout the year. Join us for a relaxing afternoon of Jazz on Sunday, October 21,2018 from 3-5pm at the Charles F. Dodge City Center. Music by Sound of Vision. Don't forget to bring your blankets and chairs!
NEW! The City of Pembroke Pines Art and Cultural Division has incorporated a new component to the Jazz concerts by adding Live Painting Artists that will complement the featured band.
Updated Fall 2018 Jazz in the Pines Live Painting Artists Schedule:
September 23, 2018 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Artist: Jill Lefkowitz
October 21, 2018 from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. Artist: Gabriela Esquivel
November 18, 2018 from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. Artist: Marcos Conde
December 16, 2018 from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. Artist: Lifrancis Rojas
October 24, 2018, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM @ The Charles F. Dodge City Center
The City of Pembroke Pines is celebrating Florida City Government Week, October 22-28, 2018. Sponsored by the Florida League of Cities, this is a time to encourage residents to learn more about their municipal government, participate in city activities, raise public awareness about the services that cities perform and to educate the public on how city government works.
As part of the celebration, the City will be hosting “Coffee with the Mayor,” featuring staff from city departments to answer questions and highlight programs, on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. in the lobby of the Charles F. Dodge City Center Pembroke Pines Opens a New Window. , located at 601 City Center Way. The theme is "My City: I'm Part of It, I'm Proud of It." Everyone is welcome to attend. Come out and meet your city!
October 25, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ The Frank C. Ortis Art Gallery
This month, Frank Contemporaries will feature artist talks by painter Joana Fischer (founder of THE LINE MIAMI artist collective) and Nick Mahshie (ArtCenter/ South Florida; M. Des.,The School of the Art Institute of Chicago), as well as a presentation by Darius V. Daughtry, Founder and Director of the Art Prevails Project. The event will also include a performance by jazz vocalist Justine Garcia (Frost School of Music '19).
October 26, 2018, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ River of Grass ArtsPark
Bring the family to see Seussical the Musical, based on the children's stories of Dr. Seuss and one of the most performed shows in America, Seussical is a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza! Show runs from October 26th - November 18th. See http://pptopa.com/ for ticket information and show times.
October 27, 2018, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ The Frank C. Ortis Art Gallery
Broward County Cultural Division and the Frank C. Ortis Art Gallery announces the workshop: Arts & Numbers: A Financial Guide for Artists, Writers, Performers, and Other Members of the Creative Class, taking place at The Frank C. Ortis Art Gallery and Exhibit Hall. This curriculum will be presented by Elaine Grogan Luttrull – author, artist, CPA and owner of Minerva Financial Arts – who specializes in building financial literacy for creative individuals and organizations through education and coaching.
October 30, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:15 PM @ The Charles F. Dodge City Center
Get creative this Halloween Season and participate in the Pumpkin Carving Contest. Families are encouraged to bring in their “Pre-Decorated” pumpkins to B00-ville on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at the Charles F. Dodge City Center located at 601 City Center Way. Pumpkins must be carved, painted and decorated before the event. No moving props, no flames or candles, only battery tea lights permitted. Registration will take place between 6:00-6:20pm. All participants must provide a completed form. You must choose only one of the three categories. Funniest, Scariest or Most Original. Awards will be presented to the First, Second and Third Place winners in each category. Kids will also cast their votes for the “KIDS CHOICE AWARD” all winners will be announced at 8:00pm. All participants are responsible for taking home their pumpkins. Staff will not be responsible for pumpkins left behind. Please have them picked up by 8:45pm or they will be discarded.
October 30, 2018, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ The Charles F. Dodge City Center
Family fun is right around the corner this Halloween season. Hosted by the City of Pembroke Pines Recreation and Cultural Arts Department, the City’s Annual “Boo-ville” is taking place on Tuesday October 30, 2018 from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. at the Charles F. Dodge City Center located at 601 City Center Way in Pembroke Pines. Boo-Ville, with surprises at every turn, is a Halloween event that’s fun for all ages. Admission and Parking are free. Boo-Ville features pumpkin patches with hidden prizes, movies, a costume contest, trick or treat stations, arts & crafts, and many more fun activities. The Teal Pumpkin Project, a national campaign by Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE), will designate non-food treats to children at Boo-Ville who have food allergies, and for those whom candy is not an option. For more information on Boo-ville, or to become a sponsor, please contact the Special Events Division at 954-392-2116