Cultural Events


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Faith groups from all over Coral Springs came together at Coral Springs Charter School to celebrate the National Day of Prayer. Commissioner Joy Carter was pleased to see people representing so many faiths and religious traditions coming together to celebrate tolerance and unity. Pastor Randy Cutter was also pleased to see so many people coming together. Each faith group had a young person from their congregation give a prayer. Various performance groups also participated in the event.

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People got together at the Coral Springs Museum of Art to enjoy C3: Comics, Caricatures and Cartoons. They would see various display from comic books. They could have their face painted or a portrait of themselves painted. There were workshops on cartoons, caricatures and comics.

Avi Ram showed his airbrush work and airbrushed people. “I enjoyed being here. This was a nice event,” said Ram.

Alisa Grodsky, the event organizer was pleased with the turnout and the high level of art that was produced. Diane LaFlamme, showed her paintings and prints.

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Coral Springs hosted Savor the Notes at The Walk on Sunday morning. People came together to enjoy food and music and the chance to make new friends. There was a huge variety of food for sale and everyone was having a good time. Brooke Biton and her sister Amanda Biton were selling pies. “This was a lot of fun,” she said.

Anthony Corrado enjoyed the opportunity to perform music at the event. And there were other groups that performed as well.

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Thousands of cancer survivors, families of cancer survivors got together at Coral Springs High School to participate in Relay for Life. Cancer survivors were honored and treated to a dinner. Many people are walking around the track to raise money and provide support for cancer survivors. Various service clubs are also participating in Relay for Life.

Coral Springs Vice Mayor Dan Daley spoke and said, “We will beat cancer once and for all.” He encouraged people who are fighting cancer to continue on with the effort.

Alexandra Giang, a cancer survivor and student at J.P. Taravella High School also spoke. She discussed the struggles of fighting cancer as a young child and told the audience that cancer is a disease that can be defeated.

Then the cancer survivors and those who cared for them were recognized. They took a lap around the high school track and then ate dinner.

The J.P. Taravella High School Key Club was one organization that was participating. “We are raising for the fight against cancer by selling T-Shirts, cookies and soda,” said Karin Cohen, president of the Taravella Key Club.

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Thousands of people got together at Sportsplex Park to enjoy Coral Springs Worldfest 2016. There were many food booths offering dishes from various nations and cultures. There was lots of dancing and entertainment. Jennifer Gluck brought her daughter Makyla and they both had a great time. Bessie Cristwell of Coral Springs loved seeing people from various cultural backgrounds getting together to have fun.

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Thousands of people got together to enjoy the Coral Springs Arts Festival. The event is taking place on The Walk and includes more than 200 art booths. There was also plenty food and entertainment. Commissioner Joy Carter, one of the sponsors of event was pleased with the fact that so many people were getting together to have fun and enjoy art and culture.

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A group of Tibetan Monks offered chants. This was part of the Sacred Art Tour which has been taking place at the Coral Springs Museum of Art. Eight Tibetan Buddhist monks from the Drepung Gomang Monestary visited the Coral Springs Museum of Art. They offered presentations on culture, teachings and artistic expressions. The Drepung Gomang monks travel worldwide sharing their art and culture through the Sacred Art Tour. Their monastery is in India.

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