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dog 216 Dogs And Cats Found Forever Loving Homes

On Saturday, April 19, 2014, a total of 216 dogs and cats found loving forever homes during the 2014 Mega Pet Adoption event in Tropical Park. The pet adoption event is a collaborative effort of Miami-Dade County Animal Services, The Humane Society of Greater Miami, and The Cat Network.

Pet adopters were able to choose from hundreds of adorable pets as they enjoyed a fun and festive atmosphere that included live performances and even an Easter egg hunt.

Pack up your old computer, monitor, TV and any outdated household chemicals such as pesticides, paint and more, and head for a convenient drop-off event on Sunday, April 27, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 2600 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood.

This free Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Recycling drop-off event, hosted by Hollywood, is open to residents of the following cities that have participation agreements with Broward County: Cooper City, Dania Beach, Deerfield Beach, Hollywood, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, Lauderdale Lakes, Margate, Parkland, Pembroke Park, Sea Ranch Lakes, Unincorporated Broward, West Park, Weston and Wilton Manors.

Event to celebrate new four-waterslide complex at C.B. Smith Park

The Broward County Board of County Commissioners and the Parks and Recreation Division invite the public to a Paradise Pipeline Party, to celebrate the success of the new four-waterslide complex Paradise Pipeline at Paradise Cove, the water park at C.B. Smith Park in Pembroke Pines. The ceremony will be at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 26.

Paradise Pipeline opened to the public at the start of the 2014 aquatics season on March 21 and was an immediate hit, attracting twice the number of people the week of spring break compared with the same time period two years ago. (The complex was still under construction during the 2013 aquatics season.)

The public is invited to attend a stakeholder meeting to learn more about the vision for the future expansion of the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center on Tuesday, April 22, beginning at 6 p.m. in Rooms 220-221 at the Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Blvd., Fort Lauderdale.

This is an opportunity to provide feedback about the master plan now being considered by the Board of County Commissioners. The meeting seeks public input to help determine the most preferred approach for the development of a new convention center hotel and the expansion of the current convention center facility.

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