June-September 2023 Community Calendar

Our Local 10 Community Calendar is your one-stop shop for information about free or low-cost events happening in your community. From music festivals to museum displays and everything in between, check out why South Florida is the place to be every day of the week.

Saturday, June 17

Father and Daughter Dance

Broward Center for Performing Arts

Potter Ballroom

201 SW 5th Avenue

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Time: 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.

A sweet event happening Father’s Day weekend.  Join Miami Dolphins Alum Vernon Carey and his two daughters for a red-carpet themed Father and Daughter Dance.  Entry includes dinner, dessert, valet parking, activities, dancing and entertainment. Attire for the event is formal attire with your best sneakers.

Cost: $50 for a father and daughter duo.  $25 entry for each additional daughter

For more information and to register, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/father-and-daughter-dance-tickets-621151289227

Monday, June 19

South Broward Juneteenth 7th Annual Holiday Parade

Parade Route begins at 5199 Pembroke Road

Hollywood, FL 33021

Time: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

This will be the first time in 7 years Juneteenth South Broward celebrates Juneteenth on the day of the National Holiday.  This family and community friendly parade event is free and open to the public.

Saturday, June 24

Youth Football Camp

Tropical Park

7900 SW 40th Street

Miami, FL 33155

Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

This one-day football camp is for kids ages 6 to 14.  Lunch and a t-shirt will be provided to each participant.

Cost: $10 each ticket

For tickets and more information, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2nd-annual-first-round-management-youth-football-camp-tickets-632722779867

Now– Friday, July 21

South Florida Symphony Orchestra’s Summer Chamber Music Series

Various locations in Miami and Fort Lauderdale

Coming off its highly acclaimed 25th anniversary season, SFSO offers passionate performances of classical masterpieces featuring award-winning musicians and illustrious guest artists.

Cost: General admission tickets for each program are $30; a three-concert package is $75.  Student tickets are $15 each.

Tickets are available to purchase by calling 954-522-8445 or by visiting southfloridasymphony.org/summer-with-the-symphony.

Now – August 13

Fresco Art Show & Exhibition

Lucid Art Gallery

10-12 NE 41st Street

Miami, FL 33137

Time: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The exhibition will feature 12 international artists that will showcase new works that identify with the concept of “a fresh start.”

For more information, visit LucidDesignDistrict.com

August 25- August 27

Paw Patrol Live! “Heroes Unite”

Adrienne Arsht Center - Ziff Ballet Opera House

1300 Biscayne Blvs.

Miami, FL 33132

This brand-new production is an interactive live stage show, where members of the audience get to be heroes unleashed, helping the pups as honorary members of the pack, while they navigate the globe to make it back to Adventure Bay in the nick of time. Featuring stunning visual effects, captivating storytelling and a vibrant musical score that will have guests dancing in their seats and singing along, this staged extravaganza is jam-packed with action and fun for the whole family.

Cost:  Tickets: $51.45-$114.45, VIP Package: $172.25

For times and to purchase tickets, visit arshtcenter.org, or call 305-949-6722.

Now – Monday, September 4

Expedition: Dinosaur

Museum of Discovery and Science

401 SW 2nd Street

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Time:  Museum Hours

This traveling exhibit combines life-size, lifelike animatronic dinosaurs, featuring realistic movements and sound. Engaging and educational interactive experiences explain dinosaur movement, digestion, and evolution, and showcase the life and methods of dinosaur fossil hunters from the 1800s to today.

For more information, please visit mods.org/expeditiondinosaur.

July 2 - September 10


History Fort Lauderdale - New River Inn

231 SW 2nd Avenue

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Time:  10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

The summer exhibit will include colorful impressionist fine art works by Tim Forman together with environmental photographs from History Fort Lauderdale’s archived collection.

Cost:  Admission is $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is free for members, military, and children ages six and under.

For tickets visit HistoryFortLauderdaleTickets.

About the Author:

Mayte Padron Cordones is an Emmy-award winning journalist and the director of WPLG's Community Relations Department, overseeing the station's outreach initiatives to benefit and strengthen the South Florida community.