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History for Lauderdale Celebrates Native American Heritage Month With “CIRCLE OF UNITY” Exhibit Opening November 9

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. –  History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, will celebrate the significant contributions of local Native American artists during Native American Heritage Month in November. On Monday, November 9, "Circle of Unity,” will go on display in the New River Inn building of History Fort Lauderdale. This intergenerational, multi-disciplinary exhibition that presents a contemporary perspective of Seminole artists on the cycles of solidarity and patterns of resilience that have always existed within the histories of the Seminole and Miccosukee People of Florida will be on view through January 12, 2021.

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Ideas for fun and safe Halloween activities in Fort Lauderdale

Considering how scary this year has been so far, one would be forgiven for thinking that maybe we could skip Halloween. In reality, this year's celebration of Halloween doesn't have to be significantly different from the previous ones. There are many safe ways to have fun and still celebrate the holiday, which is at the core of American culture. Almost everyone enjoys wearing creative costumes made especially for this occasion, and kids wouldn't like to miss trick-or-treating for anything in the world. You may ask yourself where to celebrate Halloween during the Covid-19 pandemic and what's the safest way to do it. By following the city's updates on coronavirus and taking all the required measures, you can have fun and be safe at the same time. In this article, we'll give you some inspiration and ideas for fun and safe Halloween activities in Fort Lauderdale.

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Broward Education Foundation Announces Alumni Honorees for the Publix Super Markets Charities 2020 “Hall of Fame” Awards

Fort Lauderdale, Florida –- An NFL Hall of Famer, national recording artists and a captain in the United States Coast Guard are among the distinguished Broward County high school alumni who have made their mark on local communities and will be honored by Broward Education Foundation during the Publix Super Markets Charities 2020 “Hall of Fame Awards” presented by Memorial Healthcare System on Saturday, December 5 at 6 p.m. The outdoor drive-in celebration will take place at William T. McFatter Technical College and High School, 6500 Nova Drive in Davie. 

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Stranahan House Host Virtual History Happy Hour

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.  – The Historic Stranahan House Museum is hosting a Virtual History Happy Hour on Wednesday, August 26th at 6:30pm. A drinking event like no other, this Virtual History Happy Hour merges the past and present through wine, cheese, desserts and a taste of history for an entertaining and educational look at Fort Lauderdale’s unique past from the comfort of your own home.

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Your Backyard Isn’t Cancelled: Six Tips To Celebrate Earth Day Right At Home

What You Can Do

Here are six tips to celebrate Earth Day without ever leaving home:

1.Get outside. Your backyard is an outdoor living room and safe place for pets and kids to play. Science proves spending time in your family’s yard is good for your health and well-being, and so important today as everyone looks for creative ways to stay well while being confined to the home. Researchers have found that people living in neighborhoods with more birds, shrubs and trees are less likely to suffer from depression, anxiety and stress.

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