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artsBroward Cultural Division is still seeking the assistance of Broward Cities and Community Re-Development Agencies (CRAs) in Broward County Commissioner Districts 7 & 9, in a Call to Cities in order to complete the selections for both artists and cities for the Broward 100 Mural Project for the County centennial celebration.

Cities and CRAs are required to identify specific, prominent, outdoor locations for murals and potential partnerships with public and private entities.

teen-using-ereaderBroward County Library (BCL) has expanded its services with a new digital collection website experience for children and teens. The Library's main digital eBook collection now has a separate site to provide a safe and easy browsing for both children and  teens and young adults.

Broward County Library recognizes the need to provide a safe environment for young people to browse library materials. Just as the Youth Service/Teen section of the physical library is sectioned off, the same experience is now available on BCL's digital collection. This appealing and user-friendly page contains eBooks and audiobooks, and browsing can be done by subject, reading level or interest level. Visitors to the Kids or Teen eReading Rooms can also browse through new eBook and audiobooks or check out the latest Sunshine State Readers.

If you’re a summer camp provider still in the planning stages of your camp lessons, 4-H invites you to a day of hands-on learning you can incorporate at your camp. The Broward 4-H Youth Development Program will offer this one-day training on June 4 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m.

The workshop will be held at the University of Florida Fort Lauderdale Research Center, 3205 College Ave., Davie. Camp providers and staff will have access to research-based, interactive, fun, hands-on, and educational lessons that are cost-effective and can be easily implemented into their summer camp program.

A site specific installation by Miami-based artist Dinizulu Gene Tinnie honors the pioneers of Richmond Heights

Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, through its Art in Public Places program, is pleased to announce the completion of the Richmond Heights Pioneers Monument by artist Dinizulu Gene Tinnie. The triangular-shaped granite and bronze monument is located at the prominent intersection of Lincoln Boulevard/Olivia L. Edwards Boulevard and Madison Street.

An initiative of the Richmond Heights Neighborhood Crime Watch organization and the Office of Miami-Dade County Commissioner Dennis C. Moss, District 9, the work honors the pioneers of the historic planned community of Richmond Heights which was founded in 1949 by Colonel Frank Crawford Martin, a former U.S. Army Air Corps pilot, for African American Veterans of World War II.

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