Check out the latest news from around Wilton Manors!

 

Gas tax revenue

At their meeting on March 13, commissioners voted to approve an interlocal agreement for the “original” local option gas tax of six cents per gallon that was first adopted in 1988 and is effective through Aug. 31, 2018. Per the agreement, Wilton Manors gets a percentage of gas tax sales throughout Broward County. Based on its population size, the city will get $130,000 for the 2017-2018 budget year.

 

Island City Book Club

The Island City Book Club will meet Wednesday, March 21 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Richard C. Sullivan Public Library, 500 NE 26 St., Wilton Manors. The group meets monthly. Call 954-390-2195 for more information.

 

Kiwanis Yard Sale

The Kiwanis Club of Wilton Manors will hold its Big Yard Sale on Saturday, March 24 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at its clubhouse, 2749 NE 14 Ave., Wilton Manors. Vendors can get a spot inside for $20, a spot outside for $15, or a back patio spot for $15. All vendors get an 8 foot table and two chairs. Coffee, donuts, soda, chips, water, hamburgers, and hot dogs will be for sale. No pets allowed. To sing-up, call or text 954-260-9597 or 954-729-0837 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Money raised from the yard sale will benefit children’s programs organized by Kiwanis.

 

Tropical Plant Fair

The Tropical Plant Fair will be held Saturday, March 24 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 25 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Richardson Historic Park, 1937 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors. Admission is free.

 

Neighborhood Block Party

Wilton Manors’ next Neighborhood Block Party will be held on Thursday, March 22 at 6 p.m. at Mickel Park, 2675 NW 7 Ave., Wilton Manors. The city will provide games, activities, light refreshments, tables, and chairs for the free event. Attendees can bring food to share if they choose. Call 954-390-2130 for more information.