Community Events
Free Health and Education Fair, Flea Market, Thanksgiving Food Drive, Holiday Ornament Sale, Holiday Tea Party and Holiday Open House
At the City of Pembroke Pines Carl Shechter
Southwest Focal Point Community Center Campus

Pembroke Pines, FL…October 24, 2017… All through the year, community events are held at The Carl Shechter Southwest Focal Point Community Center Campus located at 301 N.W. 103rd Avenue in Pembroke Pines, 33026.  Many events are free, although some require advanced reservations and/or a fee.  Please read on for additional information about each event.  Questions? Please call The Center 954.450.6888.

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FREE Health and Education Fair - November 1, 2017
Event begins promptly at 9:00 a.m. and concludes at 1:00 p.m. FREE and open to the public.
The Health and Education Fair offers free health screenings, exercise class demonstrations, entertainment, fifty exhibitors, giveaways and more!  

Two-Day Flea Market and Bazaar Benefit
November 4, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. and November 5, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
Over 100 indoor vendors, offering tens of thousands of items. FREE admission and parking. To inquire about Vendor Space availability, please contact Valerie Toth at 954.450.6888. The Flea Market and Bazaar benefits the Pembroke Pines Carl Shechter Southwest Focal Point Community Center Campus.

Fourteenth Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive - Donation deadline:  November 6, 2017.
Donations of non-perishable food items are welcome for the Annual Pembroke Pines Carl Shechter Southwest Focal Point Community Center Campus Thanksgiving food drive to assist one hundred families. Donations will provide qualifying families with generously filled bins of non-perishable foods, turkeys and more to assure enjoy a bountiful Thanksgiving meal. To donate to this year’s food drive, please call 954.450.6888 x 4044 or email Carolina at .

Holiday Ornament Sale begins Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Handcrafted stoneware ornaments made by the SWFP Center’s “Artists in Action” Pottery students and staff. $8.00 donation per ornament; all proceeds benefit seniors programs at the Carl Shechter Southwest Focal Point Community Center.  Ornaments may be purchased at the Activities Desk. Sales begin Wednesday, November 15, 2017. For more information contact Helen Daniels 954.450.6888/ .

December Events – Create beautiful memories at the Annual Holiday Open House and/or the Holiday Tea Party
Annual Holiday Open House - December 14, 2017.
Event begins promptly at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 9:00 p.m. 
Live entertainment, hot cocoa, cookies, face painting, and holiday displays. Santa will visit and give out party favors! Bring a camera and capture the joy! 

Holiday Tea Party – 2:00 p.m. on December 20, 2017.
Deadline to register December 8, 2017.
Enjoy a holiday celebration of sight, sound and taste during a festive afternoon proffering tea sandwiches, decadent desserts and assorted teas! The two-hour Tea begins promptly at 2:00 p.m. - $18.00 per person.

During the weekday and evening The Center holds classes, workshops, activities and events for members 18 years and older and membership is free. For additional information, please call 954.450.6888 or visit and click on Community Services.



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Free Health and Education Fair in Pembroke Pines    November 1 2017

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