FSG Wake Up Call – Saturday, December 14
Today is the biggest day of the 2019 Florida Senior Games presented by Humana with nine sports in action throughout the day.
The Games features sports displaying speed (Basketball), accuracy (Basketball Shooting, Shuffleboard, Billiards), power (Track and Field, Powerlifting) and agility (Pickleball, Racquetball, Tennis). There’s something for everyone at the Florida Senior Games.
There will be plenty going on at the DS Sports Plex with the final day of Pickleball (Mixed Doubles) and Basketball. The sounds of pickleballs bouncing off paddles and basketballs bouncing off the courts will fill the air.
The Ansin Sports Complex features the Field Events of the Track and Field competition with plenty of jumping long lengths and over high bars and throws of implements of various shapes and sizes.
The weather is scheduled to start off with a mix of clouds and sun with a chance of rain coming in the early afternoon. The rain coming from the north will cool things off for Saturday evening where athletes can find these local events.
Christmas Near the Beach
Celebrate Christmas SOUTH Florida style! Christmas Near the Beach in Hollywood is celebrating 13 years! FREE FESTIVAL at the Arts Park at Young Circle in Hollywood. Bands, ballet, drama, vendors, Food Trucks and a FREE photo with St. Nick at his “Beach House.” Our dedicated staff are all volunteers and each year our show highlights the best of the best of local talent in South Florida from 4:00-9:00 p.m. For more information and all the details visit www.christmasnearthebeach.com.
ArtsPark @ Young Circle, 1 N. Young Circle, Hollywood, 33020
The Fort Lauderdale Winterfest Boat Parade
The “Greatest Show on H2O” and the traditional kickoff to the South Florida Holiday Season. Bringing together our community and visitors from around the world, this one-of-a-kind parade of beautifully decorated boats of all sizes is a can’t miss extravaganza. With over a million viewers along the 12-mile parade route and an economic impact to Broward County of over $50 million, the parade where the floats really float is a Fort Lauderdale institution. www.winterfestparade.com
Boston Bruins vs. Florida Panthers
BB&T Arena, Sunrise, 7:00 p.m.
The Games continue for athletes age 50 and over through Sunday, December 15, with approximately 1,500 athletes expected to compete in 24 sports.
For the latest information on the 2019 Games, visit our website: http://www.FloridaSeniorGames.com. Follow us on social media via Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for daily images and reports highlighting the 2019 Games.
About the Florida Senior Games presented by Humana
The Florida Senior Games presented by Humana are presented annually by the Florida Sports Foundation (FSF), the state’s lead sports promotion and development organization, and a division of Enterprise Florida, Inc. The Foundation works in conjunction with a variety of local sports industry partners to present the different competitions. The Florida Senior Games, presented by Humana, an annual amateur sports tradition in Florida, is part of the state’s $57.4 billion sports industry that accounts for 580,000 jobs statewide.