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FEATURED: 2017 Fort Lauderdale Fringe Festival
Friday to Sunday, April 21 to April 23
Multiple Venues

Downtown Fort Lauderdale comes alive with edgy and original artistic expression as Broward College hosts the third annual Fringe Festival. The uncensored live theater event aims to fuse the art scene with the local community by bringing the true nature of creation to the stage and street. Day passes start at $27and multi-day passes start at $47. For more information and a full schedule, visit http://www.fortlauderdalefringe.com.

Pembroke Pines

Tillman Honor Run
Saturday, April 22, 8 a.m. 
Broward College Judson A. Samuels South Campus
7200 Pines Boulevard
Pembroke Pines, FL

The Arizona State University Alumni Association, in support of the Pat Tillman Foundation, has organized a local Tillman Honor Run. Residents are invited to participate by walking or running the 4.2-mile stretch. Money raised from the event goes to supporting the Tillman Scholars program. For more information, visit the Eventbrite page. 

Davie

Unfold: 39th Annual Student Exhibition
On Display through April 12
Rosemary Duffy Larson Gallery
Broward College A. Hugh Adams Central Campus
3501 SW Davie Road
Davie, FL

Unfold: 39th Annual Student Exhibition spotlights the talent of the Broward College Visual Arts department. The exhibition is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.browardvpa.com/gallery.

Bee Day
Wednesday, April 12, 12 p.m.
Health Sciences Simulation Center
Broward College A. Hugh Adams Central Campus
3501 S.W. Davie Road
Davie FL

Broward College is hosting a Bee Day to educate the public on the importance of these often misunderstood insects. The event will include a panel discussion on the bee crisis, as well as honey tasting, honey and other items for sale, information booths and more. For more information, email skimmel@broward.edu. 

Bailey Hall Jazz Club
Friday, April 14, 8 p.m. 
Bailey Hall
Broward College A. Hugh Adams Central Campus
3501 S.W. Davie Road
Davie, FL

The Broward College Visual and Performing Arts Department presents the Bailey Hall Jazz Club featuring the BC Jazz Combo. The group of musicians are students with a shared passion for jazz. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for seniors, faculty and children. For More information, visit www.baileyhall.org.

Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony
Wednesday, April 19, 7 p.m.
Building 21 and 22
Broward College A. Hugh Adams Central Campus
3501 S.W. Davie Road
Davie, FL

Broward College has hosted a Law Enforcement Memorial for more than 30 years in conjunction with the Broward County Chiefs of Police Association and the Broward County Multi-Agency Color Guard. The formal ceremony includes guest speakers and a wreath laid out in front of the Institute of Public Safety Memorial wall to honor families of fallen officers. The ceremony is open to the public. For more information, email mhackett@broward.edu.


“Lawrence and Helen Tegeler Together” Opening Reception 
 Thursday, April 20, 6 p.m.
Rosemary Duffy Larson Gallery
Broward College A. Hugh Adams Central Campus
3501 SW Davie Road
Davie, FL

This two-person exhibition features the work of Lawrence Tobe and Helen Tegeler, artists who abstract the natural world around us in a vivid color palette. Artist lecture starts at 7:30 p.m. The exhibit runs through May 17. For more information, visit www.browardvpa.com/gallery.

Nights at the Observatory
Wednesdays, 7 to 10 p.m. 
Buehler Observatory
Broward College A. Hugh Adams Central Campus
3501 S.W. Davie Road
Davie, FL

The community is welcome to explore the wonders in the sky through the lens of powerful telescopes at the Buehler Observatory on Wednesday evenings. Let Susan Barnett, Buehler Planetarium and Observatory director, and other experts guide you in locating the moon, stars and nebulae (weather permitting). Free and open to the public. For more information, visit the website or call 954-201-6681.

 

Coconut Creek

Daughters of Katherine Johnson Event
Saturday, April 22, 2:30 p.m.
Omni Auditorium 
Broward College North Campus
1000 Coconut Creek Boulevard
Coconut Creek, FL


The North Broward County (FL) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated and Broward College will host an event featuring Kathy and Joylette, daughters of Katherine Johnson who inspired the Oscar-nominated film “Hidden Figures.” Also, participating is White House award-winning entrepreneur Felecia Hatcher with entertainment by the Ethnotricity Dance Company provide entertainment. Other panelists include Earlene Striggles Horne, North Broward County chapter president and Dr. Avis Proctor, North Campus president at Broward College. For more information, visit http://northbrowardlinks.org.

Multiple Campuses

Open House
April 24 to April 27
Multiple Campuses

Find out about your endless academic possibilities by attending a free Spring Open House at one of the institution’s many campuses. Learn what it means to be a Seahawk through information sessions on admissions and financial aid, campus tours, exploration of exciting career pathways, and meeting representatives from various programs and departments in the Marketplace. Student life members also will be in attendance to provide insight into the clubs and organizations offered at the College. Parents and other members of the community are invited to attend. For more information and a complete lists of days and dates for each campus, visit www.broward.edu/openhouse.


Highlight

Broward College Ranks Second on 50 Best Community Colleges List for 2017
Broward College appears second overall on a new ranking of the 50 Best Community Colleges for 2017. The ranking was published by College Choice, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources. Read press release for more information.

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