FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JAN. 7, 2022
UPDATE: DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. CELEBRATION
Martin Luther King, Jr. in-person celebration will be held virtually
DAVIE, Fla. – With public health concerns related to the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), the Town of Davie has elected to transition the in-person Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration scheduled for Jan. 16, 2022, to a virtual celebration on Monday, Jan. 17, 2022.
The virtual event will begin at 10 a.m. on the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/DavieParksRec.
This celebration will feature music and video messages from Mayor Judy Paul, Town Councilmembers and Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Poetry Contest
The Town of Davie will continue to accept entries from Davie students for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. poetry contest. Winners will be announced online at www.facebook.com/DavieParksRec.
To participate, poems must feature Dr. King’s values of peace, love, unity, concern for humanity and non-violence.
All entries must be submitted to the Town of Davie via the online registration form at www.davie-fl.gov/poetrycontest by Jan. 10, 2022, at 4 p.m.
For more information regarding the event and poetry contest, please contact the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department at 954-797-1181 or email [email protected].
Town of Davie Closures
In observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the Town of Davie municipal offices will be closed on Jan. 17, 2022. Municipal offices will resume regular operations on Jan. 18, 2022.
Please take note of the following Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts facility hours below.
- Pine Island Fitness Center will open from 5 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.
- Pine Island Aquatic Center will open from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m.
- Pine Island Multipurpose Center will be closed.
- Programmed sports activities will not be performed on this day.
- Town parks will be open from 9 a.m. to sunset. With the exception of:
- Driftwood, Shenandoah, Waterford and Waverly Park will close at 9 p.m.
- Pine Island Park/Bamford Sports Complex will close at 10 p.m.
For information regarding COVID-19, please visit www.davie-fl.gov/coronavirus.
Leona Henry, Intergovernmental Affairs Manager
Sussette Rodriguez, Public Relations Coordinator
Ariana Briceno, Public Relations Assistant