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City of Tamarac: Discovery | April - June 2011

City of Tamarac: Discovery | April - June 2011

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Discovery is the quarterly publication of the City of Tamarac featuring the latest events and programs offered through the City's Parks and Recreation Department. Discovery is printed as part of the City's quarterly newsletter, the Tam-A-Gram.
Discovery is the quarterly publication of the City of Tamarac featuring the latest events and programs offered through the City's Parks and Recreation Department. Discovery is printed as part of the City's quarterly newsletter, the Tam-A-Gram.

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City of Tamarac
7525 N.W. 88th Avenue Tamarac, Florida 33321-2401
Presorted  Standard US Postage
So. Florida, FL Permit #1401
April / May / June 2011
re you ready for some fun this summer? This yearthe Tamarac Recreation Center will be home to the2011 Summer Camp Tamarac program. The Rec-reation Center is located at 7501 N. University Drive whichincludes an instructional kitchen, tness/dance room, com-puter lab, game room, arts and cra room with a kiln; plustwo other large multipurpose rooms that the Tamarac campgroups can utilize for games, projects and more.
Camp Tamarac will be a supervised adventure for all camp-
ers ages 5 to 12 years old. Oering cooking classes, tnessclasses, sports skills, arts and cras classes and weekly eldtrips along with swim trips to the Caporella Aquatic Center,Camp Tamarac is sure to be a place no camper will want toleave at the end of the summer! This year the camp will alsooer a lunch option for its campers at an additional daily or
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Discover the Benefits of Tamarac Parks and Recreation
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Community Garage SaleWhen:
Saturday, April 2, 7:30 am – 12:30 pm
Tamarac Community Center 
$20.00 per vendor space
 Peter Cottontail’s Wet & Wild Egg Hunt
Children ages 2 – 5 years old will enjoy an egg hunt, music,games, candy, prizes, pictures with Peter Cottontail and muchmore! Don’t forget your bathing suit! Pre-registration is required;call (954) 597-3674.
Saturday, April 16, 9:30 – 11:00 am
Caporella Aquatic Center 
Residents: $4.00, Non-Residents: $6.00
Twilight Concert in the Park
Join us for a
evening under the stars as the
Now andThen Band
performs the latest and greatest hits.
Friday, April 15, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Tamarac Sports Complex
This exciting
event features face painting, bounce houses,
games, and an egg hunt for ages 10 & under. Egg hunt startspromptly at 10:00 am.
Saturday, April 23, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tamarac Sports Complex
Mother’s Day Dance
Enjoy a special evening of dinner, dancing, games, and a special
gift for all mothers.
Saturday, May 7, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Tamarac Community Center 
$10.00 per couple, $5.00 additional family member 
Get Healthy, Go Green Expo
Join this
event and discover new green products, tips for creating less waste, and how to live a healthier lifestyle. The
Expo will include health screenings, tness demonstrations,
“green” vendors, a Farmers Market, and much more! Want tobe a vendor? Call (954) 597-3642 for more information.
Saturday, May 21, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tamarac Community Center 
Memorial Day Ceremony
The City of Tamarac Veterans Affairs Committee and Tamarac’sMayor and City Commission invite you to join us in remember-ing our Veterans as the City pays tribute to all those men andwomen who have served their country.
Monday, May 30, 10:30 am
Veterans Memorial Park(Corner of Southgate Blvd. & University Dr.)
Father’s Day Fishing Tournament
Grab your shing poles and bait and enjoy a day of shing with
your family. Price includes a gift for dad and a grilled lunch.
Fishing starts promptly at 9:00 am.
Saturday, June 18, 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Caporella Park
$10.00 per family of four, $5.00 each additional member 
The following sports leagues are offered in the City of Tam-
arac. Please contact the sports league at the phone num-ber provided for more information.
Youth Sports Leagues
Phone Number 
Flag Football ......................................(954) 721-5131Girl’s Softball ......................................(954) 881-7003(
)Little League ......................................(954) 720-0301(www.tamaraclittleleague.com)T-Ball/Coach Pitch .............................(954) 720-0301Youth Basketball ................................(954) 597-3620Youth Football/Cheerleading ..............(954) 721-5131Youth Soccer ......................................(954) 804-5022(www.tamaracsoccer.com)
Adult Leagues
Phone Number 
Coed Softball .....................................(954) 720-7103Men’s Basketball ................................(954) 533-5538Men's Basketball League
(Over 30)
... (954) 720-7103Men’s Soccer .....................................(954) 553-0272
Caporella Aquatic Complex and Fitness Center 
9300 N.W. 58 Street
Caporella Park
5200 Prospect Road
Gary B Jones Park for People and Pups
8101 Southgate Boulevard
Sunset Point Park
11000 W. McNab Road
Tamarac Community Center (TCC)
8601 W. Commercial Boulevard
Tamarac Multi-Purpose Center 
7531 N. University Drive
Tamarac Park / Recreation Center 
7501 N. University Drive
Tamarac Sports Complex
9901 N.W. 77 Street
Tephford Park
10003 Southgate Boulevard
Veterans Memorial Park
7825 Southgate BoulevardFor more information about Tamarac’s Parks and Recreationand the programs and services we offer call
(954) 597-3620
.For a detailed map of our parks and facility locations, visit usonline at
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Register for all trips at the Tamarac Community Center located at 8601 W. Commercial Boulevard from 8:00 am - 8:00 pm. All bustrips will leave from this location.
For information about any of our trips, call (954) 597-3620.
Trips are subject to cancellation.No refunds one month prior to trip date (no exceptions).
Broward Center for Performing Arts - “Wicked”When:
Thursday, April 7(Bus leaves at 4:00 pm / returns at 11:00 pm)
Residents: $65, Non-Residents: $75
Parker Playhouse - “Annie” & Paradiso Italian RestaurantWhen:
Thursday, April 28(Bus leaves at 4:00 pm / returns at 10:00 pm)
Residents: $60, Non-Residents: $70
The Florida Grand Opera ExperienceWhen:
Thursday, May 12(Bus leaves at 4:00 pm / returns at 11:00 pm)
Residents: $55, Non-Residents: $65
 Dinner and a MovieWhen:
Thursday, May 26(Bus leaves at 4:00 pm / returns at 11:00 pm)
Residents: $20, Non-Residents: $30
Broward Stage Door – “The Music Man”When:
Thursday, June 2(Bus leaves at 5:00 pm / returns at 10:00 pm)
Residents: $55, Non-Residents: $65
Broward Center for Performing Arts - “HAIR”When:
Thursday, June 16(Bus leaves at 4:00 pm / returns at 10:00 pm)
Residents: $65, Non-Residents: $75
Calling all Seniors!
Want to live a more vibrant life, form newfriendships, feel a sense of achievement, and get in heart healthyshape? Be part of the fun and become a member of the awardwinning Tamarac Community Center Senior Program!
With over 50 different activities, programs and services per week,
there is truly something for everyone. The Senior Program hasover 1200 members who participate in activities such as Jazzer-cise, clay workshops, painting, line dancing, scrabble, volleyball,chair yoga, and much, much more. Where else can you enjoy allthese activities all for $25 a year!
The Senior Program is available to seniors ages 55 and up from
Monday through Friday, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm. For more informationand to check out our program listing, please visit the Communi-ty Center (8601 W. Commercial Blvd.), or call
(954) 597-3620
,or visit us on the web at
. You can alsoget updates on Tamarac’s Senior Program through
(www.twitter.com/CityofTamarac) and
Below is a partial list of the classes Tamarac’s Senior Pro- gram has to offer. Call (954) 597-3620 for more information...
CLUBS & ACTIVITIESArts & CraftsBadmintonBattle of Sexes TriviaBingoBody BasicsCard PlayingChair YogaCoed BasketballComputer ClassCreative WritingHappy Hookers ClubHealthy Heart ExerciseJazzerciseJewelry MakingLine DancingMah JongMediationScrabbleStretch & ToneTai ChiVolleyballWalking ClubWater Exercise ClassYogaYogalitesZumba
It Starts in Parks!
Whether it’s feeling the sunon your face, learning how things grow or enjoying theawe-inspiring beauty of a summer’s day, nature’s inno-vation sustains us from the inside out. Spending timeoutside reminds us of our unique place in the world.
A connection to nature…
Do you love to dance or socialize?
join us every Thursday for our senior dancesfrom 1:00 - 3:00 pm at the Tamarac Commu-nity Center. Come listen to the most popularballroom dance songs and dance with someof south Florida’s best senior dancers. Dance
styles such as Waltz, Foxtrot, Tango, Latin
America, and the most popular line dancesare played. Coee and snacks are also pro-vided for those who aend. There is no fee ifyou are a community center member; $1 fee ifyou’re not. So put on your dancing shoes ev-ery Thursday and come out and dance.S E N I O R

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