“Heart” tribute band performs at Mickel Park
The “Heart” tribute band “LifeLine will perform at the next free concert event at Mickel Park on Friday, March 24 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets, chairs, and invite their family members and friends. Food and beverages will also be available for purchase. For more information, call 954-390-2130.
Police raise money for Special Olympics
Officers from the Wilton Manors Police Department will work as “celebrity waiters and waitresses” to raise money for the Special Olympics. The fundraiser will be held Friday, March 24 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Shawn and Nick's Courtyard Café in Wilton Manors.
Just in time for Tax Day, residents can shred their sensitive documents for free on Saturday, April 15 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hagen Park. “Every day, millions of individuals and small businesses discard valuable information that can be used to steal people’s identity. Identity thieves often called “Dumpster Divers” comb through consumer and business trash in search of their ill-gotten treasure. The cost of identity theft is in the billions and is the nation’s fastest growing crime,” reads the advertisement for the event. Proof of residency is required. The event is sponsored by Adrienne Foland of wiltonmanorshomesforsale.com and the City of Wilton Manors. For more information, call 954-205-6594.
Wilton Drive two lane design meeting
Officials from the Florida Department of Transportation will attend the Wilton Drive Improvement District meeting to provide an update on the redesign of Wilton Drive. State and city officials are working together to narrow Wilton Drive from four lanes to two. The goal, say officials, is to make the street safer for pedestrians and bicyclists by widening sidewalks and improving bike lanes. Some residents have expressed opposition to the project because they believe it will negatively impact traffic and hurt local businesses. The meeting will be held on Thursday, March 30 at 7 p.m. in the City Hall Commission Chambers and is open to the public.
Woof & Wine
Dog lovers, wine lovers, and those who love wine and dogs, are invited to Woof & Wine. The event will be held on Thursday, March 30 from 5 to 7 p.m. at 811 NE 28 St. – the city parking lot near Island City Park Preserve. The event will feature free wine and appetizers. Pet owners will also be able to fill out forms so that they can register and use the city’s dog park at Colohatchee Park. For more information, call 954-390-2130.