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An Insider's Guide To Hollywood, Florida

  • August Brings Ballet, Dual Roles, Purple Reign, and the Whimsical Glass Art of Borowski

    This August, your Sotherly host suggests the following fun and fabulous events. First, catch the XXIII International Ballet Festival of Miami: Contemporary Performance on August 12 at The Broward Center for the Performing Arts. Dance companies from Mexico, Italy, and the U.S. will perform in this eclectic contemporary offering. Next, be sure to catch the exhibit “Dual Roles” before it leaves the Art and Culture Center on August 19. The show focuses on the dual roles of artists who are also parents, as well as general perceptions about parenting in relation to artistic careers....

    Then, get ready to party like it’s 1999, when “Purple Reign,” the Prince Tribute Show, comes to the Hard Rock Seminole on August 25. This award-winning show features Jason Tenner as Prince, who recreates the vibrant energy of Prince in his prime. The show will also feature a tribute to Morris Day and the Time. Lastly, don’t miss “Fables and Fairy Tales: Borowski at Flamingo Gardens.” The show will be on display daily through September 3 and will feature over 70 glass works of art brilliantly evocative of the beloved creatures from our favorite fairy tales and fables.  

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  • A Month of Family-Friendly Fun

    This July, your Sotherly host suggests a month of food, fun, films, and fireworks. First, plan to picnic with us at ArtsPark on Monday, July 2 when over 20 different food trucks will be available; each one featuring an array of culinary delights. Next, on Wednesday, July 4, get ready for a day-long celebration of Independence Day, featuring fun, sun, sand, and music on the award-winning Blue Wave beach or Charnow Park’s splash pad. Party on the beach or lounge under an umbrella while listening to live entertainment. A dazzling offshore fireworks display will cap off the evening....

    Next, make plans to be at Funtastic Friday on July 6 for face-painting, games, bounce houses, and a DJ kicking out the jams. Afterward, pack up your lawn chairs and blankets and stroll on over to the ArtsPark Amphitheater for a screening of Walt Disney Productions 2002 sports drama film, “The Rookie.” The movie is based on the real-life story of Jim Morris, who had a brief career as a major-league baseball player. For more information about food trucks, or any other ArtsPark event, call (954) 921-3500.

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  • Rock On, March for the Ocean, and Walk Historic Hollywood

    Bright sunny days, beautiful white beaches, and prime Oceanside views – summer has officially begun here in Hollywood, and your Sotherly host has a few suggestions for some fun and fabulous events and activities this June. First, check out the June lineup at the Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood, which includes Tyler Henry - The Hollywood Medium, Donny and Marie Osmond, Shake 3X, the Loop, the Jason Dumm Band, and Peat Moss and the Fertilizers. Next, join us on June 9 at Charnow Park for the March for the Ocean Celebration....

    In the spirit of positive community activism, marchers will include those from music, art, and environmental non-profits, and the march will proceed to the Marine Environmental Education Center and then back to Charnow. Lastly, take advantage of Historic Hollywood Walking Tours. These two self-guided tours of Hollywood Beach and the city’s downtown include the Bandshell, the Paddleball courts, Joseph W. Young, Jr. Circle, Hollywood Boulevard, and much more. Interactive maps can be downloaded here.

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  • This Month, It’s All About the Art

    For the month of May, your Sotherly host recommends three intertwined and impressive art installations that are currently showing through May 20. First, HABITAT, PLUSH, and ORIGIN are on display at the Art & Culture Center. HABITAT is made up of a variety of artist’s environments as installations that seeks to more fully scrutinize the role of women in intimate spaces. PLUSH is an acronym for and dedicated to Pleasurable, Lush, Utilitarian, Subjects of Humanity....

    Now in its second year, Laura Marsh, the Center’s curator, invited artists to create work that incorporated materials and objects that most of us associate with domesticity and the roles of women. ORIGIN is a solo show by multidisciplinary artist Sri Prabha who creates solid resin forms that challenge our sense of gravity. Additional participating artists include Pip Brant, Eurydice, Marina Font, Patricia Schnall-Gutierrez, Nick Mahshie, Rhonda Mitrani, Annie Blazejack, and Karen Rifas. For more information, call (954) 921-3274 or click here.

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  • Diamonds in the Rough, and the Cuisine for Art Fundraiser

    This month, your Sotherly host recommends two fun, philanthropic, and fabulous events. First, join us for the 20th Annual Diamonds Charity Golf Classic and Luncheon. Hosted by Hollywood's Diamonds In the Rough, Inc. at Orangebrook Golf and Country Club, this April 14th event benefits the youth programs of Hollywood's Diamonds in the Rough, a program that allows disadvantaged youth to participate in the sport of golf, particularly those children of color or considered “at-risk.” A shotgun start will be followed by live auctions and on-course events, along with prizes awarded by donors and sponsors. For details, call (954) 967-4221, email: WeShine@Diamonds-Golf.org, or click here....

    Next, mark your calendars for the 21st Annual Cuisine for Art Fundraiser on April 26 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. The fundraiser will benefit Hollywood’s Art and Culture Center, and will feature “celebrity servers,” consisting of community leaders and elected officials. This exciting event will feature cocktails, dinner, unique and luxurious auction items, awards, Michael Dean as Cher, and additional live entertainment. For details and tickets, click here.

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  • The Saint Patrick’s Day Parade and a Brewery Tour

    This month, we invite you to celebrate the holiday in true Irish Style, and in keeping with the theme of the month, to tour a local brewery. First, dress up in your finest all-green outfit for the Hollywood Saint Patrick's Day Parade and Festival on Sunday, March 11. This 19th annual edition of the parade will feature the renowned New York Police Department Emerald Society Pipe and Drum Corps, along with other pipe and drum corps, floats, marching bands, and a variety other entertainers. The parade begins at 1:00 p.m., but be sure to arrive early for prime viewing. For details, click here....

    Next, be sure to take the tour of the Hollywood Brewery for an insider’s look at the brewing process from start to finish. You’ll enjoy a beer while learning about our special malts used in different brews and about our cutting edge technology used in our equipment. 16 tanks of brew await your choices of endless samples at the end of the tour, all poured direct from the tank. Along with the samples, you’ll also receive a beer can of your choice, and a branded Hollywood Brewing pint glass. For details, click here.

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  • A Community Dog Show, ArtWalk, and a Poetry Slam

    Calling all dog lovers! Be sure to catch the “Be Mine” Community Dog Show at the Stan Goldman “Hollywoof” Dog Park on February 10. There will be lots of fun, food, and drink, along with dogs galore competing in such categories as: dog athlete, dog costumes, best dress-alike, best kisser, most distinctive bark, best dancer, best tricks, and most unique dog. So, come out and join the fun, and remember that all proceeds will go toward the Hollywood Council of Civic Association's "Peter Brewer Scholarship Fund" for graduating Hollywood seniors. For registration and additional information, click here....

    Next, inspire your heart with art on February 17 during the monthly downtown ArtWalk. Stroll tree-lined streets as you browse galleries, shops, art, and outdoor markets. Don’t leave without checking out Impulse Art’s fusion performance, as Daniel Pontet paints with his feet to the rhythm of Jeff Lee’s drumming. For details, call (954) 924-2980, or click here. Finally, don’t miss the spoken word/poetry slam on February 22, when talented high-schoolers will recite on the topic of “African Americans in Wartime.” For details, call the Community Development office at (954) 921-3271.

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  • January at the ArtsPark at Young Circle

    This month the ArtsPark at Young Circle is featuring four fabulously fun and family-friendly events for all ages. First, get ready for a celebration in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. on January 12th. The kids will jump for joy in the bounce house and have a ball getting their faces painted. Afterward, the entire family will enjoy the concert at the amphitheater. On January 19th, “Kubo and the Two Strings” is the feature for the ArtsPark Movie Night. Everyone will be enchanted with this magical, action-adventure story featuring an all-star cast....

    Shakespeare Miami will perform “Hamlet” on January 26th and 27th. One of the Bard’s most frequently performed (and filmed) plays, this classic is ideal for older children and teens. Finally, don’t miss “Hollywood Healing Haiti,” a benefit concert on January 28th. Performers include the Jacuzzi Boys, and Charlie Pickett, among others, and proceeds will benefit the Project Papillon Orphanage and Community Youth Center in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. All events feature lawn seating only, so be sure to load up the beach chairs and the blankets. For times and additional information, call (954) 921-3500.

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  • Christmas near the Beach and Hollywood Hot Glass

    This December, leave the cold and snow behind, and treat your family to a warm and bright holiday in sunny Hollywood, Florida. No matter if you’re looking for art, entertainment, great dining, or just a chance to do a little lounging in the sunshine, there’s something for everyone. Check out the following: On December 9th, ArtsPark at Young Circle will host the 11th annual Christmas near the Beach from 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. The entire family will have a blast, from the 2:00 p.m. pre-event caroling, to the live entertainment, vendors, classic cars, and free photos with Santa in his “Beach House.” For more details, click here....

    Don’t leave without scheduling a visit to Hollywood Hot Glass. Located in the center of ArtsPark, their studio is one of the largest and most interactive on the East Coast. Watch as experienced artisans create stunning, hand-blown objects during one of their free, live demonstrations. Or, join a Hot Glass Class program, and interact with the professionals as you make your own one-of-a-kind ornament or other pieces. For more information, call (954) 732-7231 or click here.

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  • The 7th Annual Veterans Barbecue and an “Endangered” Exhibit

    Join us this month for two terrific events. The 7th Annual Veterans Barbecue is an always-popular venue for some delicious barbecue and family-friendly fun, but also gives locals a chance to honor our local veterans and active members of our armed forces by volunteering for the afternoon. This year’s event will be held picnic-style at pavilion #12 of the Topeekeegee Yugnee (TY) Park on Saturday, November 11th at 12:00 p.m. for more information, and to reserve attendance, call (954) 921-3404....

    Artist Frances Tyler’s “Endangered” will be on exhibit from November 1st – 30th at the Anne Kolb Nature Center’s gallery. Tyler’s work for this collection is conservation-themed and features both threatened and endangered species. A part of the collection’s sales will go toward preservation and conservation organizations. An Artist Reception will be held on Saturday, November 18th, from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., and the public is welcome to attend. For details, call (954) 357-5161.

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  • Art Walk, Scary Movies, & A Costume Party

    Join us this month for some fabulous, fun, and family-friendly activities. First, explore the many shops and galleries during Downtown ArtWalk. Held the third Saturday of every month, this month’s walk is scheduled for 5 to 10pm on Saturday, October 21st. Enjoy cultural entertainment and live music as you stroll and browse, and be sure to check out the murals and the recently-launched Artisan Market. For more information, call (954) 924-2980....

    Every Friday, load up the kids and some picnic blankets for movies at ArtsPark. This month’s lineup features “Goosebumps” on October 13th, “Hotel Transylvania” on October 20th, and “Gremlins" on October 27th. All three movies are rated PG, and begin at 8pm. For more information, call (954) 921-3500.

    And, don’t miss the third annual Hollyweird Halloween Block Party on Saturday, October 28th. This holiday bash runs from 6pm to 2am, and the family-friendly events include face painting, a magic show, trick or treating, and balloon twisters until 9pm. Afterward, the party rocks on with outdoor bars, live bands, and adult costume contests.

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  • Hit Hollywood Beach and the Boardwalk

    September is autumn’s herald, and while residents of other parts of the country are unpacking sweaters and jackets, Floridians are still experiencing the glorious warmth of the season. Here, September means “business as usual” at the beach. Selected as one of the "Best Beaches for Families" in Florida by Fodor's Travel Guide, the Hollywood Beach is the sole Broward and Miami-Dade beach to be recognized for both its amenities and its sand quality....

    The folks here are proud of their beach, and many of them participate in the monthly “Beach Sweep Clean-Up held on the second Saturday of every month. On Saturday, September 9th, from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., volunteers will converge on Charnow Park, don gloves, pick up garbage bags, and hit the beach to collect litter and cigarette butts. To volunteer, call (954) 967-4526. Afterward, stroll along Hollywood’s recently renovated oceanfront Boardwalk. It’s 2.5 miles of shops, hotels, cafes, resorts, parks, and stunning oceanside scenery. Or, rent a bicycle and cruise at your own pace while you explore. The Hollywood Beach Boardwalk also offers a free weekly live music series, and has been named one of America’s Best Beach Boardwalks by Travel and Leisure magazine.

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  • A Sotherly Host Recommends: Arts in August

    This August, visitors to Hollywood and guests of the Hyde Resort can take advantage of a variety of exhibits, art camps, and performances for the entire family at the Arts and Culture Center. “In Service/Out of Service,” a performance art exhibit by David Rohn will be performed through August 20th. Rohn’s performance starkly emphasizes the plights of those who work in service, as it empathizes with those who have been displaced and/or marginalized. Subjects include a waitress, a housekeeper, a security guard, and a car mechanic....

    Also showing through August 20th is Charley Friedman’s “Moist Things” “Science Project” exhibit. This fun display seeks to challenge to how we view ordinary objects, and features spinning beach balls, sponges, and kiddie pools. Offered through August 18, the Summer Arts Camp features a variety of programs featuring performing arts, music, visual arts, and interdisciplinary programs for every interest and skill level. Children and teens gain skill and confidence while preparing for public performances and exhibitions, such as the 2016 performance of “Seussical Jr.”  Programs offered include Littlest Actors and Artists for 4-6-year-olds, Young Actors and Artists for 6-12-year-olds, and Broadway Actors, an intensive performance program for ages 8-18.

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  • July 4th: A Sotherly Host's Holiday Suggestions

    This Independence Day, the air will be filled with the smell of hot dogs and hamburgers sizzling on grills, blaring horns and crashing cymbals will accompany bands marching to the sounds of Sousa, and a dazzling array of fireworks will illuminate night skies nationwide as we come together to celebrate our most American holiday. Guests of the Hyde Hollywood Resort are cordially invited to join in the fun and family-friendly events and activities listed below....

    On July 4th, Charnow Park will kick off the festivities from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. with DJ Tony Mixx, featuring music and games. Afterward, on the park’s beach side, the 13th Army Band of the Florida National Guard will perform from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Johnson Street Plaza will offer a Social Media Station from 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., and offer visitors photo ops against backgrounds with either a patriotic or beach theme. Offshore fireworks will provide a perfect ending to the celebration. Beginning at 9:00 p.m., the star-spangled show can be seen from many great locations on the beach. To avoid traffic and parking fees, families can take ride the Hollywood Trolley for only $1 per ride from 7:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m.

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  • Two Terrific Father's Day Ideas

    This year, give Dad something he'll remember for years to come with these two suggestions that are sure to please. First, indulge his playful side, his love of adventure, and his competitive spirit with the exciting gift of indoor skydiving....

    Dad can experience the sensation of outdoor skydiving without the risks, as the thrill of free falling becomes a safe reality. A vertical wind tunnel simulates genuine conditions as skydivers “fly” on a smooth column of air; landing securely and easily. Less than 30 minutes away, iFly Ft. Lauderdale is one of many places now offering indoor skydiving.

    Has Dad always dreamed of being behind the wheel of an exotic car? Indulge his James Bond fantasy with an Aston Martin, or help him check an item off his bucket list by zooming around in a Maserati, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Bugatti, or Porsche for a day. Or, rent a vehicle and track time so Dad can really cut loose and open up the powerful engine. Many area dealers offer rentals on these and other luxury vehicles, along with time on local tracks. Ready to book your Hollywood getaway? For information on reservations, call (754) 212-3083, or email: info@hydebeachresort.com.

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  • Celebrate National Golf Month in Sunny Hollywood Florida

    May is National Golf Month, and it’s an ideal time to get back into the “swing” of things! The city of Hollywood is a golfer’s haven, with a variety of clubs and courses that have something to offer golfers at every level of experience, such as the three below....

    Hollywood Beach Golf Resort

    The resort boasts a scenic and challenging 18-hole course, with strategically placed bunkers, narrow fairways, and water hazards help you hone your game. For details, call (954) 927-1751.

    Orangebrook Golf & Country Club

    This historic 36-hole championship golf course is located in the heart of Hollywood, and hosts the Women’s International 4-Ball golf tournament. The club has also hosted the Men’s Amateur 4-Ball golf tournament, which was won in 1960 by Jack Nicklaus and Deane Beman. For details, call (954) 967-4653.

    The Club at Emerald Hills

    Named #1 rated course in the state of Florida by the USGA and the South Florida Business Journal, the Club at Emerald Hills also hosts the PGA Tour Doral and Honda Open Qualifiers. The Club has also hosted the U.S. Open, U.S. Senior Open qualifiers as well as several local PGA events. Call (954) 961-4000 for details.

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  • It's Raining Marshmallows

    Look for sunny skies and raining marshmallows on Saturday, April 8th, when the Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts hosts the Spring Marshmallow Drop at the Boulevard Heights Community Center in West Hollywood. ...

    This family-friendly event will include an egg hunt, a visit from the Easter Bunny, a bounce house, arts and crafts, and the dropping of over 30,000 marshmallows from a helicopter. The fun begins at 2:00 p.m., and the drop is scheduled for 4:30 p.m.

    Children aged 3-12 are invited to participate and all are asked to bring their own bags, baskets, and other containers to collect eggs and marshmallows. Everyone who participates will win a bag of candy, and participants will also be eligible for other prizes of gift bags and bicycles. A Toddler Zone has also been added this year, with fun and games for those who are two years old and younger.

    The annual marshmallow drop traditionally attracts thousands of children and adults, so participants are advised to arrive early in order to check in and get a wristband. For more information, call the Boulevard Heights Community Center at (954) 967-4235.

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  • Celebrate "All Things Irish" in Hollywood

    Experience all the joy and excitement of a grand parade as bagpipe and drum corps, dozens of decorative floats, and local marching bands usher in Hollywood’s annual St. Patrick’s Day parade and festival on Sunday, March 12....

    The festivities start at 12:00 p.m., and the parade will begin at 1:00 p.m. at Hollywood Boulevard and Harrison Street in Downtown Hollywood. This year’s Grand Marshall is Peggy Campbell, and radio personality Footy will emcee. After the parade, the party will continue until 6:00 p.m. on the stage at Hollywood Boulevard and 19th Avenue, with traditional Irish entertainment by UV, a U2 tribute band, Joe Dougherty, and roving performances by the NYPD Emerald Society Pipe & Drum Corps.

    Get your Irish on with Shepherd’s Pie, Corned Beef and Cabbage, and a variety of green beverages from downtown restaurants, and children will have a blast with games and crafts featured at Downtown’s Anniversary Park! Parking will be available for the day in marked lots and public garages in the downtown area for a fee of $10. For details and more information, call (954) 921-3404.

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  • Fly High With This Sweetheart Deal

    This Valentine’s Day, give your special someone the exciting gift of indoor skydiving, courtesy of iFLY’s “Two Can Fly” special. It’s a gift they’ll always remember, and both of you can feel comfortable and secure knowing you are skydiving in a safe and reliable environment....

    This is the perfect gift for those who have always wanted to try skydiving, but were wary about the risks involved with the sport. With indoor skydiving, the dream of freefalling can become a safe reality, as the technology of the vertical wind tunnel simulates the genuine freefall conditions.

    At iFLY, the dream of flight becomes a reality as you “fly” on a smooth column of air and land safely and easily. Once you try it, you’ll be hooked on this new sporting genre of sport. Termed “bodyflight,” it is rapidly gaining momentum with traditional skydivers and other sports enthusiasts around the world.

    Snag your “Spread Your Wings for Two” packages soon, because this deal expires after Valentine’s Day. Call (844) 650-7433 or visit: https://www.iflyworld.com/contact-us/.

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  • Valentine's Day Romance Package

    A lavish room at our up-scale Hyde Resort & Residences in Hollywood and a couples massage at the on property Eména Spa is the perfect way to spend your Valentine's Day!...

    Experience the ultimate Valentine's day Romance Package at the Hyde Resort & Residence. 

    Through the entire month of February, and especially on Valentine's Day, Hyde Resort & Residences and Eména Spa will offer an amazing romance package. Enjoy the breathtaking views from your one-bedroom Ocean-view suite with fully equipped kitchen and balcony with spectacular views before partaking one of enéma spa's signature relaxation treatments with a couples massage. 

    For 50 minutes you and your soulmate will experience the true meaning of bliss. Named " Agapi" after Greek meaning of love this massage has been designed to create a one-of-a-kind spa experience for you and your partner. Enjoy a couple's massage in a luxurious treatment room that is specially designed for you to share this intimate relaxation moment together. Customized to fit your desired touch, our massage specialist are able to personalize your treatment to accommodate your relaxation needs. This luxury package is priced at $649 per couple. 

    Taxes and Resort fees not included. Additional nights are available. Valid February 1, 2017 through February 28, 2017. All spa services are subject to an 18% gratuity which will be added to spa services for you convenience. Offer based on availability and valid only at Eména Spa at Hyde Resort & Residences location. 

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  • 8th Annual All-Media Juried Biennial

    A fantastic array of original art by 63 Florida artists will be on display from January 21st - March 5th at the Hollywood Art and Culture Center....

    A fantastic array of original art by 63 Florida artists will be on display from January 21st - March 5th at the Hollywood Art and Culture Center. This year’s Biennial will offer 77 works in assorted mediums, all hand-picked by juror Katherine Pill. Ms. Pill is the curator of Contemporary Art at the Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg, and the previous Assistant Curator at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City, Missouri. Pill made her selections from over 391 artist’s submissions in such media as sculpture, paintings, prints, computer-generated images, video, performance, and site-specific installations. Winners will be announced at the opening reception on Friday, January 20, from 6:00-9:00 p.m. A cash prize of $3,000 will be awarded for Best in Show, $2,000 for First Place, $1,000 for Second Place, and $500 for Third Place. Honorable Mentions will also be awarded. For more information, visit online at http://artandculturecenter.org/, or call (954) 921-3274.

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  • Make Your Christmas Merrier and Brighter

    This year, come to Hollywood for holiday fun and family-friendly activities, including the three below....

    This year, come to Hollywood for holiday fun and family-friendly activities, including the three below. 

    Christmas near the Beach will be held on December 10th from 4:00-9:00pm at the Arts Park, with bands, vendors, and free photos with Santa. Everyone is invited to make history during the world record try for “Most People Caroling.” Visit: www.christmasnearthebeach.com.

    Check out the Downtown Hollywood ArtWalk on December 17th for a unique combination of music and art. Visit the new Downtown Artisan Market, and join the guided mural tour beginning at 6:00pm. “Impulse Art,” a combination of music and foot painting, begins at 8:00pm. Visit: FloridasHollywood.org/ArtWalk for details.

    On December 18th and 24th, Cinema Paradiso Hollywood will screen director Yuri Grigorovich’s Bolshoi Ballet: The Nutcracker. Performed by the renowned dance company, this film version of the holiday favorite has a “G” rating, but is shown in Russian with English subtitles, so may not be suitable for everyone. For details, visit: http://www.fliff.com/movies/bolshoi-ballet-the nutcracker/#tickets.

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  • Have a Beachfront Thanksgiving

    This year, skip the holiday stress and head for Hyde Resort Hollywood. Here, you can move at your own pace....

    This year, skip the holiday stress and head for Hyde Resort Hollywood. Here, you can move at your own pace. Instead of hustling around basting the turkey, enjoy a comfortable condo and the dazzling sands of a beach chosen by Fodor’s as one of the “Best Beaches for Families” in the state of Florida.

     

    Savor a leisurely stroll along Hollywood’s oceanfront Boardwalk, and explore the shops, cafes, and restaurants - all ideal places for meals during your holiday stay. Or, work off that indulgent Thanksgiving dinner with a scenic bicycle ride, with rentals available by the hour, day, or week.

     

    The kids will have a blast at oceanfront Charnow Park’s playgrounds and its interactive fountain with the tiled dolphins, and parents will appreciate the clean restrooms, shaded seating, and picnic pavilions.

     

    This holiday season, treat your family to a beachfront Thanksgiving. It’s a gift they’ll be grateful for and will remember for years to come.

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  • Funtastic Fridays at Young Circle ArtsPark

    Treat your family to a free fun-fest at ArtsPark at Young Circle as downtown Hollywood hosts Funtastic Fridays from 5-8pm. ...

    Treat your family to a free fun-fest at ArtsPark at Young Circle. Located in Downtown Hollywood, the 10-acre park is proud to host Funtastic Fridays every Friday from 5-8pm. Little ones can have a blast in the bounce house, have their faces painted, or make a splash in an interactive fountain.

    Afterward, it’s time for movie night, so grab some snacks and make yourselves comfortable on the lawn. ArtsPark shows free movies every Friday from 8-10pm, and parents can relax - as selections are always “family films” appropriate for all ages.

    October’s movies include Casper on 10/14, E.T. on 10/21, and Beetlejuice on 10/28. Only lawn seating is available, so be sure to bring chairs and blankets and feel free to pack your own picnic with tasty movie treats too! Ample parking is free and convenient, or the family can take a ride on the Hollywood Trolley to get to the park. For more information, call 954-921-3500, or visit: www.hollywoodfl.org. Young Circle is a short 10 min drive from the hotel.

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