News Briefs Around Wilton Manors: Sept. 21, 2016

5th Annual Island City Juried Art Exhibition

The new season at Art Gallery 21 in Wilton Manors will kick-off on Friday, Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. with the 5th Annual Island City Juried Art Exhibition. Artists can enter their work on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 12 to 3 p.m. by bringing it to Art Gallery 21. All fine art media, including oil, watercolor, pastel and acrylic painting, mixed media, pen and ink, photography and collage will be accepted. The cost to enter is $20 for two items. Visit ArtGallery21.org for more information on the rules for participating.

 

Garage sale

The Kiwanis Club of Oakland Park will hold a garage sale on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 7 to 11:30 a.m. at the corner of Northeast 38 Street and Northeast 6 Avenue in Oakland Park. Funds raised benefit the programs organized by the Kiwanis Club of Oakland Park.

 

Smart Ride fundraiser

A community yard sale to benefit “Team Give A Shift,” which is raising money for The Smart Ride, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Broward House Client Services Center in Wilton Manors. The Smart Ride is an annual event where bike riders travel from Miami to Key West in an effort to raise money to donate to organizations that assist those fighting HIV/AIDS. Visit TheSmartRide.org for more information.

 

Kiwanis Club’s annual Pumpkin Patch

The Kiwanis Club of Wilton Manors will open its annual Pumpkin Patch on Saturday, Oct. 1 at the Five Points intersection in Wilton Manors. Pumpkins of all kinds, including the traditional orange variety, will be available for sale. Gourds and bales of hay will also be available for sale. All proceeds benefit the Kiwanis Clubs of Wilton Manors and Oakland Park. Hours of operation are weekends from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and weekdays from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Pumpkin Patch will run until Oct. 31 or all the pumpkins are sold.

 

Wilton Manors Candidate Forum

A candidate forum for the Wilton Manors mayoral and commission races is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. at Hagen Park. The mayoral candidates are Mayor Gary Resnick and challenger Boyd Corbin. Competing for the two commission seats are Commissioner Julie Carson, Commissioner Tom Green, former Wilton Manors Businesses Association President Celeste Ellich and Central Area Neighborhood Association President Paul Rolli.


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