Wilton Manors Briefs for Sept. 6, 2017

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Here are the latest briefs from Wilton Manors!


Woof & Wine

Woof & Wine, a free dog-centric event hosted by the Wilton Manors Leisure Services Department, will be held on Thursday, Sept. 14 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Colohatchee Park, 1975 NE 14 Ave. The event will feature local pet vendors, an opportunity for owners to get the required dog permit to use of the city’s dog park, and complimentary wine and appetizers. The cost of the permit is $30 for residents and $60 for non-residents. All dogs must have a current city dog permit with them at all times when in the park. For more information, call 954-390-2130.


K9 rescue fundraiser

A bowling tournament fundraiser for S.H.A.R.E. [Shepherd Help And Rescue Effort], the organization’s third annual, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 23 from 1:30 to 5 p.m. at Manor Lanes, 1517 NE 26 St., Wilton Manors. The cost is $22 per person. Along with bowling, there will be raffle prizes available, an auction, and food and refreshments for sale. S.H.A.R.E. is an organization that rescues German Shepherds. “Regardless of how they come to S.H.A.R.E, our goal is to find them a loving, safe, permanent home where they will be a beloved family member,” reads the organization’s website – shepherdhelp.org. To purchase a ticket, visit the website.


Father Bill’s Celebration of Life

A celebration of life for Father Bill Collins will be held on Sunday, Sept. 24 from 2 to 4 p.m. at United Church of Christ, 2501 NE 30 St., Fort Lauderdale. Collins, who died in May, is remembered as the founder of the Poverello Center and someone who offered aid and comfort to many of those forgotten by society, including individuals suffering from HIV/AIDS. A community choir will perform at the service. After the service, a pot luck dinner will be held. Anyone who would like to volunteer or contribute to the dinner should email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Music on Main Street

Oakland Park’s next Music on Main Street concert will be held on Friday, Sept. 22 from 6 to 10 p.m. at City Hall, 3650 NE 12 Ave. The free event will feature The Otis Cadillac Band, which describes itself as “an 11-piece band that performs Classic R&B, Root Rock N’ Roll and related Blues oriented material. The band performs in a style that emulates the R&B revues of the late 50s and early 60s.” Attendees can bring lawn chairs and blankets. For more information, call 954-630-4251.


Art Gallery 21 kicks off season

Art Gallery 21 will begin its 2017-2018 season with the Sixth Annual Island City Juried Art Exhibition. All Broward County artists are invited to participate. The fee is $20 per entry, with a maximum of two entries per artist. All media is accepted, including oil, watercolor, pastel and acrylic painting, mixed media, pen and ink, photography, and collage. Art entries will be accepted from 12 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23. For more information on the rules, visit artgallery21.org. Located in the Woman’s Club of Wilton Manors next to Hagen Park, Art Gallery 21 is a non-profit art gallery established to showcase the work of local artists.

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