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Event: Fifth Annual Bow Wow Ween & Miss Bow Wow Ween
Visual: Dogs in costume attend (with their people) to play games and compete in the Fifth Annual Bow Wow Ween & Miss Bow Wow Ween costume contest. (Four Hour event has 300 to 400 people coming and going depending on the weather)
Date: October 7, 2017 this Saturday
Time: 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
Location: Pembroke Pines Dog Park, 9751 Johnson Street (just east of Palm Ave).
Fifth Annual Bow Wow Ween
Free Halloween party for dogs and their owners!
Pembroke Pines, FL…October 4, 2017...The City of Pembroke Pines Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department hosts a variety of Special Events. Enjoy a perfectly planned Pembroke Pines day by attending the upcoming events listed below. Businesses interested in donating to/or sponsoring an event please contact Francie Novo at the Special Events Office 954.392.2116 or email Francie Novo at FNovo@ppines.com. For the most up to date special event information, please visit www.ppines.com/specialevents .
FIFTH ANNUAL BOW WOW WEEN
Plus Miss Bow Wow Ween Contest
October 7, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
Pembroke Pines Dog Park, 9751 Johnson Street
Boo! Enjoy a preview:
2017 Halloween for the Dogs at Pembroke Pines YouTube: https://youtu.be/cmZSmc7YMbM
Bow Wow Ween is free and the ultimate Halloween party for dogs and their owners. Events include dog games, pet vendors, promo items, and a raffle for those who register at the event. The highlight of the day is the dog costume contest. Register in any of the following categories: Best Family Costume, Funniest Costume, Scariest Costume, Cutest Costume, Most Original Costume or Miss Bow Wow Ween. Winners will be presented awards. The winner of Miss BOW WOW WEEN 2017 will be awarded to one pretty pup wearing her best gown. Miss BOW WOW WEEN will receive a crown and sash along with a prize basket valued at over $100.00. Additional prizes will be announced closer to the pageant. For an application contact the Special Events Office at 954-392-2116 or visit www.ppines.com/specialevents. Questions? Please call the Special Events Office at 954.392.2116. Sponsor: Power Financial Credit Union.
JAZZ IN THE PINES FREE CONCERT
October 22, 2017 from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
The Free Concert features “Cachi and his Salsa Band.” Due to Hurricane damage the Jazz in the Pines concert location may be changed from William B. Armstrong Dream Park, 1700 NW 160 Avenue (Dykes Road). Information regarding a confirmed location will be announced. Enjoy a free and relaxing afternoon, and for comfort bring a chair or blanket. No pets. Questions? Please call the Special Events Office at 954.392.2116. Sponsor: Memorial Hospital West.
October 28, 2017 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Pines Recreation Center, 7400 Pines Boulevard.
Tickets go on sale at 4:00 p.m. Per person event fee is $2.00. Enjoy a Spooktacular time at BOO-VILLE, a family friendly event with a costume contest; pumpkin patches with hidden prizes, rides, trick or treat stations, moonlight movies, spooky hollow-day activities and The Food Truck Invasion! Please call the Special Events Office at 954.392.2116.
Veterans Day Ceremony
November 11, 2017, 12noon.
Pembroke Pines Memorial Park,
601 City Center Way, Pembroke Pines 33026
Make time to honor the men and women of the United States Military. The ceremony includes the presentation of colors and guest speakers; hot dogs and refreshments will be served at the conclusion. No pets. To purchase a commemorative brick to honor a U.S. Veteran please call 954.392.2116.
Jazz in the Pines Concert
November 19, 2017 from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
William B. Armstrong Dream Park
1700 NW 160 Avenue (Dykes Road).
The Free concert is held weather permitting. Enjoy a free and relaxing afternoon, and for comfort bring a chair or blanket. No pets. Questions? Please call the Special Events Office at 954.392.2116. Sponsor: Memorial Hospital West.
December 2, 2017 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Charles F. Dodge City Center,
601 City Center Way, Pembroke Pines, FL 33025.
Featuring 75 tons of snow. SnowFest free holiday fun includes visits with Santa, face painting, rides, games, arts and crafts, children’s holiday performances, musical entertainment, and the Food Truck Invasion. Visit www.ppines.com/specialevents for advance ticket sale discounts and ticket sale locations (children under two years are free). Please call the Special Events Office at 954.392.2116 for more details.
Santa’s Holiday Hotline
Registration Deadline December 15, 2017
Santa will call pre-registered Pembroke Pines children who are ten years and younger between December 19, 2017 and December 21, 2017 between the hours of 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. Parents simply download the free Santa’s Holiday Hotline form at www.ppines.com and return the completed form to Santa’s Holiday Hotline c/o City of Pembroke Pines, 601 City Center Way, Pembroke Pines, FL 33025. Questions? Please call the Special Events Office at 954.392.2116. Sponsor: The City of Pembroke Pines and Power Financial Credit Union.
Sundaes with Santa
Tickets go on sale November 16, 2017.
Ticket required to enter event held on
Saturday, December 16, 2017 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
The Pembroke Pines Carl Shechter Southwest Focal Point Community Center Campus, 301 NW 103 Avenue.
Enjoy holiday magic, visits with Santa, entertainment, arts and crafts and Ice Cream Sundaes. Per-person Fee regardless of age is $6.00 for Pembroke Pines residents and/or $8.00 for non-residents. No Pets. Tickets available at the Recreation and Cultural Arts office on the Third Floor of the Charles F. Dodge City Center, 601 City Center Way, Pembroke Pines, FL 33025. Questions? Please call the Special Events Office at 954.392.2116.
Jazz in the Pines Concert,
December 17, 2017 from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
William B. Armstrong Dream Park
1700 NW 160 Avenue (Dykes Road)
The Free concert is held weather permitting at the Enjoy a free and relaxing afternoon, and for comfort bring a chair or blanket. No pets. Sponsor: Memorial Hospital West.
Valerie L. Moran, Publicist Pembroke Pines Media
C: 954.392.9494 or E: VLMoran@ppines.com