April has arrived in Parkland, but don’t expect April Showers. The weather in Parkland is sublime during April. The skies are blue, temperatures are warm, the humidity is low and the rains usually do not arrive until the end of May. To make things even more idyllic, the flowers are blooming, the butterflies are fluttering, and baby bunnies are hopping. It’s the perfect time to be a Parklander. April is a quiet month.
Have your Lawn Egged for Easter: The Egg My Lawn Fundraiser supports the Gina Rose Montalto Memorial Foundation, Inc. With a donation to the Foundation, their ‘Easter Bunnies’ will place/hide the eggs in your front lawn and place a sign on your lawn to let your neighbors know of your support to the Foundation.
Gina Rose, was a victim of the mass shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on February 14, 2018. The foundation created in memory helps students with the cost of post secondary education, as well as make charitable donations to causes Gina supported.
To order a visit from the Easter Bunny please visit https://ginarosemontaltomemorialfoundation.org/eggs. Hurry time is running out to place an order.
April 8th: Autism Awareness Day; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm Pine Trails Park. Join the city of Parkland as it creates a safe, fun environment. Participates will enjoy activities and resources will be provided to the autism community.
Did you know Parkland is one of only 3 Florida cities to have the Autism Friendly Designation? Please visit https://cityofparkland.org/Autismfriendly to learn more about Parkland and this designation.
April 15th: Parkland Friends of the Library Used Book Fair. Used books for adults and children plus DVDs will be available for purchase at highly discounted prices. https://cityofparkland.org/library
April 16th: Parkland Farmers Market and Environmental Expo. This is the last Farmers’ Market for the season. So head on over to the Equestrian Park to stock up on your favorite items while learning about environmental resources.
April 19: Concert featuring Inner Court Band. They will perform at the Parkland Library beginning at 6:30 pm. Attendees will enjoy the band’s eclectic blend of rock, funk, Brazilian, Caribbean and other Latin styles.
April 23: Meet and Greet at Big Poppa Farm. Take a tour and meet the sweet rescue animals at this farm with a big Heart ♥. Shop for flowers, fresh produce and other goodies from some of Parkland’s favorite vendors.
April 27: In Jacob’s Shoes 1st Annual Shopping Boutique will take place at Congregation Kol Tikvah 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Enjoy Sips and Bites while shopping from amazing vendors. 100% of the proceeds will go to Jacob’s Shoes. This wonderful foundation provides shoes, socks, backpacks and school supplies to local children in need.
Looking for something fun and different? Have a Tea Party at Big Poppa Farm. Enjoy pony rides, a petting zoo and high tea served on vintage china. Vintage clothing, feather boas, hats and jewelry. To learn more please visit https://www.bigpoppafarms.com/services/tea-room-package.