Friday, March 18th at 8 p.m. Join your neighbors at ArtsPark Movie Night! This Friday, Encanto (PG), will be featured on the big screen at the Amphitheater in Downtown Hollywood. Showtime is at 8 p.m. and admission is free. Lawn seating is available.
Catch a new movie every Friday night at 8 p.m. at the ArtsPark, which is located at US 1 and Hollywood Boulevard. Visit the City's website event calendar at www.hollywoodfl.org for the complete movie schedule.
Single-use plastics and Styrofoam containers are prohibited at the ArtsPark, including plastic bottles and bags.
Full Moon Drum Circle
Friday, March 18 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Bring a drum or percussion instrument to the ArtsPark and participate in a free guided drum circle. All skill levels welcome. Meet at the Palm Court (West Side).
Single-use plastics and Styrofoam containers are prohibited at the ArtsPark, including plastic
Precautionary Boil Water Advisory Issued for 36 Properties on Hollywood Beach
Precautionary Boil Water Advisory Issued for Oklahoma Street & N. Ocean Drive; Arthur Street & N. Ocean Drive, 1908, 1900, 1815, 1800 N. Ocean Drive.
Public Utility crews are on-site working to isolate and repair a gate value on a 6 inch water line. Customers are asked to boil water for consumption until further notice.
Downtown Hollywood ArtWalk
Saturday, March 19 from 6pm to 11pm
and the 3rd Saturday of Every Month
Visit galleries and shops in Downtown Hollywood while enjoying art, cultural entertainment, live music, murals and more!
Special Enhancements: Artisan Market at the ArtWalk, 6pm - 11pm Join us for the Artisan Market at the ArtWalk! Featuring pop-up shops, artist showcases, handmade items, local purveyors, vintage shopping, boutique goods and FUN! Located on Harrison Street between 20th & 21st Avenue.
Mural Tour, 6pm • FREE This guided tour lets you learn the stories behind the art and artists of the Downtown Hollywood Mural Project. Meet at the Visitor Center Information Booth at 20th Avenue & Harrison Street.
Chalk Art, 6pm • FREE Come out and watch the live creation of a work of chalk art. Anniversary Park at Hollywood Boulevard & 20th Avenue.
Gallery Tour, 7pm & 9pm • FREE Join Evan Snow of Choose954 for a guided and curated ArtWalk experience. Get an opportunity to meet with the local artists of each gallery in Downtown Hollywood. Meet at the Visitor Center Information Booth at 20th Avenue & Harrison Street.
Impulse Art, 8pm • FREE Fusion of music and painting (live art performance). Artist Daniel Pontet will be painting with his feet inspired by the rhythm of drumming guided by Jeff Lee of Resurrection Drums. LOCATION: 2001 Van Buren Street.
Live Music, 6pm - 11pm • FREE Live performances on the MAIN STAGE: Harrison Street at 21st Avenue.
6 pm: Mongoose Triple Threat
8pm: Los Wizzards
“Magic Jack” Maxwell, 10pm • FREE Come see a live sleight-of-hand performance from “Magic Jack” Maxwell. LOCATION: Cinema Paradiso, 2008 Hollywood Blvd.
Parking Information: Downtown Hollywood offers on-street metered parking for $1.50 per hour, as well as municipal garage parking for $1 per hour. Municipal garage locations are: 251 S. 20th Avenue (between Harrison Street and Van Buren Street) and 251 N. 19th Avenue Municipal Garage (between Tyler Street & Polk Street).
Clean Waterways Barge Demo
March 21st and 22nd
The Clean Waterways Barge will be in Hollywood's Northlake on Monday, March 21st and Tuesday, March 22nd. The public is invited to attend an in-person demonstration on Tuesday, March 22nd at 11 a.m. Participants are asked to meet at the Hollywood Beach Marina, 700 Polk Street for a formal briefing and demonstration of this unique system intended to remove harmful pollutants from coastal and inland waterways.
Beach Sweep is Back
Saturday, April 9th
The City of Hollywood is pleased to announce the return of the monthly Hollywood Beach Sweep, where volunteers gather every second Saturday of the month to collect litter and cigarette butts from the sandy beach.
Hollywood Beach Sweep Clean-Up returns on Saturday, April 9th from 7 – 11 a.m. Volunteers meet at Charnow Park at Garfield Street and the Broadwalk, at 7 a.m. Volunteers are asked to complete the registration form available on the City’s website and children, ages 8 and older are welcome to participate when accompanied by an adult. Gloves and garbage bags will be provided to all volunteers along with safety instructions. Please dress appropriately, wear sunscreen and bring your completed registration form with you.
Do you have the next big idea? Ready to put your idea to the test? Apply today and ignite your idea! The City of Hollywood and the Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce have partnered to present the SPARK Hollywood Pitch Competition and are seeking entrepreneurs at any stage of development to pitch their big idea. The ‘quick-pitch competition’ will feature entrepreneurs and new ventures competing for cash prizes by giving a three-minute presentation of their innovative business proposal to a panel of judges comprised of local investors and business professionals. SPARK aims to bridge the gap between investors, businesses, and entrepreneurs. SPARK Hollywood events are designed to support and grow entrepreneurship in our City. Finalists will present the day of the SPARK Pitch Competition in person on May 26.
If you have the next great idea or business apply today! Applications must be submitted by April 14, 2022.
Sunday, April 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Broward County is hosting a household hazardous waste and electronics recycling drop-off event in the southwest quadrant of City Hall, 2600 Hollywood Boulevard for Hollywood residents on Sunday, April 10th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Residents must provide proof of Hollywood residency by providing a photo ID with current address plus a utility bill or tax bill with matching address in order to participate.
Items accepted include:
Aerosol products Ammonia Ammunition Antifreeze Auto fluids Auto batteries Boat batteries Boat fluids Charcoal starter Compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) Drain cleaners Electronics* Fertilizer Fire extinguishers Fireworks Flares Fluorescent tubes Gasoline Herbicides Household cleansers Insecticide Kerosene Lawn chemicals Lighter fluid Mercury thermometers Motor oil Nail polish & remover Paint Pesticides Photo chemicals Pool chemicals Propane tanks Rechargeable batteries Rust remover Solvents Spot remover Tires (limit 5 with rims less than 25” in diameter) Turpentine Weed killer Wood stain Wood stripper
*Accepted electronics include: answering machines, computer cables, cell phones, computers (including laptops), copiers, DVD and VCR players, fax machines, flash and hard drives, keyboards/mice, monitors, pagers, print cartridges, printers, radios, routers, satellite/cable boxes, scanners, speakers/stereos, telephones, televisions, wires. Containers may not exceed five gallons; limit 25 gallons per visit.
The following items will not be accepted: business or government generated waste, explosives, biohazardous waste, appliances and microwave ovens.
Disposal Guidelines for Other Items Chemical Disposal for Businesses and Government Agencies Small businesses (including home-based), government agencies and non-profits that generate hazardous waste and/or electronics should not bring waste to any Broward County facility. For information, please call 954-765-4999 or 954.357.8850.
Medication Disposal Do not dispose of prescription medications by flushing them down a toilet or drain, as this will contaminate our water system. For information about local medication disposal, call 954.831.8902 or visit the Broward Sheriff's Office website.
Sharps (Needle) Disposal Sharps are considered biohazardous waste and should never be thrown directly into the trash. For information about their safe disposal and a list of sites accepting sharps, visit Florida Health Department.
Rechargeable Batteries Cell phones, remote control toys, laptops and power tools are just a few household items that use rechargeable batteries, which contain cadmium or lithium, both of which are considered toxic heavy metals. It is illegal to dispose of rechargeable batteries in regular trash. Visit Call2Recycle.org for a list of drop-off sites.
Regular Household Batteries Common household alkaline batteries no longer contain mercury and are safe to dispose of in your regular garbage.
For more information please visit the Broward County website or contact the City of Hollywood Department of Public Works, Environmental Services Division at 954.967.4320 or Broward County at 954.765.4999.
City of Hollywood Advisory Board Appointments
Applications Now Being Accepted
The City of Hollywood is seeking applicants to serve on various Boards and Committees of the City on voluntarily basis. The application deadline is Thursday, April 14, 2022 for appointments being made by the City Commission on June 8, 2022 at 3:30 PM. The Office of the City Clerk is currently accepting applications for vacant or expiring positions that exist on the following:
Affordable Housing Advisory Committee
African American Advisory Council
Artwork Selection Committee
Civil Service Board
Community Development Advisory Board
Education Advisory Committee
Emerald Hills Safety Enhancement District Board
Employees’ Retirement Plan
Firefighters; Pension Board
General Obligation Bond Oversight Advisory Committee
Historic Preservation Board
Hollywood Housing Authority
Marine Advisory Board
Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Advisory Board
Planning and Development Board
Sustainability Advisory Committee
Young Circle ArtsPark Advisory Board
To be considered for any appointment, applicants must comply with specific requirements for each board/committee. The application deadline is Thursday, April 14, 2022. You can apply on line at the City’s website.
All completed interest forms must have a resume attached and be returned to the Office of the City Clerk at Hollywood City Hall, 2600 Hollywood Boulevard. For additional information, contact the Office of the City Clerk at 954.921.3211.
Sewer Extension Project – N Park Road to 35th Ave between Wilson Street and Arthur Street
The City of Hollywood is expanding its municipal sewer collection system within the limits of the designated area indicated above. To help facilitate this process, survey information will need to be collected from each property within this designated area. Information to be collected during the survey includes identifying the location of an existing septic tank, and sanitary sewer cleanout(s). This service will be provided at no cost to the property owner. ACCESS TO THE INSIDE OF YOUR HOME IS NOT REQUIRED. LAND SURVEY CREWS WILL ONLY NEED ACCESS TO THE EXTERIOR OF YOUR PROPERTY AROUND THE OUTSIDE OF YOUR HOME.
The City of Hollywood is under contract with EAC Consulting Inc. and Gibbs Land Surveyors to collect this necessary information. We ask for your cooperation by allowing authorized personnel from Gibbs Land Surveyors and EAC Consulting, Inc. access to the exterior of your property. Upon request, crews will provide identification prior to entering private property.
SW 40th Ave. from Griffin Rd. to SW 49th Ct. Daily Full Closure
Southbound SW 40th Avenue from Griffin Road to SW 49th Court will be closed Monday through Friday, as needed, between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. for asphalt paving operations. Traffic will be detoured via SW 43rd Terrace and SW 49th Court. Project contact: Matthew G. May, P.E., FDOT Project Manager at email@example.com or 954.940.7519 or Rebecca Guerrero, Community Outreach Specialist at firstname.lastname@example.org or 954.940.7605.
FDOT Sheridan St. Bridge Rehabilitation Project
Single lane closures along the Sheridan Street over the Intracoastal Waterway are happening now - Monday through Friday, between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. & Sunday through tonight, between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m.
FULL CLOSURE of the Bridge is planned beginning in April. The roadway will be closed for approximately 90 days, through July. The bridge will be left in the upright position to allow crews to make the necessary electrical and mechanical upgrades. Traffic will be detoured via the Dania Beach Blvd Bridge and Hollywood Beach Blvd Bridge.
One lane is closed on S. 20th Avenue between Harrison Street and the Boulevard from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sidewalks will remain open during the construction period. This closure will allow for the installation of permeable concrete in the alleyway that runs parallel between Harrison Street and the Boulevard. The alleyway will be closed to the east and west of 20th Avenue for the duration of the construction project, which is expected to last for approximately 3 months.
N. 22nd Ave between Johnson & Sheridan St
Contractors for Florida Power and Light, Concurrent, is closing N. 22nd Avenue at numerous locations to install new concrete poles in conjunction with their Citywide hardening project. The closures along N. 22nd Avenue have begun and continue for approximately two months. Various streets and alleys adjacent to the corridor where closures will be implemented will also be impacted. The construction schedule may be adjusted due to inclement weather.
SW Broward Mobility Improvements Project
One lane in each direction of N 56th Avenue from Pembroke Road to Douglas Street will be closed 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, for sidewalk construction, swale improvements, and asphalt placement. Detours might be implemented through adjacent roads if necessary, to improve safety. Flaggers will be present and detour signs will be in place to direct motorists around the work zone. Additionally, pedestrian signal improvements will take place at the intersections of S 56th Avenue/N 56th Avenue with Pembroke Road, Washington Street, Hollywood Boulevard, Johnson Street, Taft Street, Sheridan Street, and Stirling Road from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Workers will be present and lane closures will be place in the vicinity to direct motorists around the work zone. Work is underway through spring 2023.
Turn your passion into a career. Businesses in Hollywood are Hiring!
The following employers in Hollywood are accepting applications from qualified candidates to join their team! Apply by submitting an application or by emailing resumes directly (where applicable).
Koffee Kult Open positions: Barista, Coffee Packaging, Social Media Manager Email Sarah Mehan:email@example.com
The Home Depot — Hiring over 100,000 associates! Apply
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood (160 open positions) Apply
City of Hollywood and Hollywood Police Department (49 open positions) Apply
Curbside Collections for Select Properties on McKinley and Cleveland Streets
Due to an alley closure between McKinley Street and Cleveland Street from N 50th Avenue and Emerson Drive, effective immediately the 19 property owners within this specific area must place their garbage and recycling bins, as well as bulk and yard waste, curbside at the front of their property for collection until further notice. Curbside collections only apply to the properties within this very limited area. For additional questions, please call the Department of Public Works at 954.967.4264.
Temporary Park Closures for GOB Project Improvements
Construction is underway at several Hollywood parks as part of the voter-approved General Obligation Bond.
Jefferson Park Playground construction is underway and scheduled to take 6 to 8 weeks.
Cathy & Bob Anderson Park
Repaving work is underway. The park remains closed through the duration of the project.
Free COVID Test Sites in Hollywood
WEST HOLLYWOOD LOCATIONS
Boulevard Heights Community Center Florida Department of Health in Broward County, in partnership with the City of Hollywood, hosts a free COVID-19 Walk-Up Testing Site at the Boulevard Heights Community Center, 6770 Garfield Street in West Hollywood from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. This site is closed on Sundays and Mondays. No appointment is necessary, however if you would prefer to schedule an appointment, please call 954.412.7300. Priority is given to school children and staff. Please be sure to wear a facial covering when arriving for testing.
Oak Lake Community Center Curative, in partnership with the City, hosts a free COVID-19 Testing Site at the Oak Lake Community Center, 3190 N 56th Avenue in West Hollywood from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. This site is closed on Sundays. This site is a self-collected, shallow nasal PCR test. Results are delivered within 1-2 days from receipt of the sample at the lab. Book your appointment at the Curative website. Please be sure to wear a facial covering when arriving for testing.
EAST HOLLYWOOD LOCATIONS
David Park Community Center Curative, in partnership with the City hosts a free COVID-19 Testing Site at the David Park Community Center, 108 N 33rd Court in East Hollywood Sunday through Thursday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Test results are delivered same-day and testing is available at no cost to you. Schedule an appointment at the Curative website. Please note: due to supply chain issues, Curative is working on transition from the Rapid PCR test at the David Park Community Center to the Abbot Rapid ID NOW Molecular Test. The Abbott test is a rapid molecular test that detects COVID-19 in 13 minutes or less.
Hollywood Shuffleboard Courts This too is a Curative-operated testing site. The Hollywood Shuffleboard Courts are located at 309 N 21st Avenue in East Hollywood. This site is open Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. This site is a self-collected, shallow nasal PCR test. Results are delivered within 1-2 days from receipt of the sample at the lab. Book your appointment at the Curative website.
Free COVID-19 Testing for K-12 Students Only
South Regional Health Center 4105 Pembroke Road in Hollywood Walk-Up testing for K-12 students only
On January 24, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reissued the emergency use authorizations for Eli Lilly’s bamlanivimab-etesevimab and Regeneron’s REGEN-COV monoclonal antibody therapy treatments, which states that these treatments are not authorized for use in any U.S. state, territory, or jurisdiction at this time. Unfortunately, as a result of this abrupt decision made by the federal government, all state-supported monoclonal antibody therapy treatment sites are closed until further notice. The full Florida Department of Health press release can be found here and the FDA press release can be found here.
Use Caution on Where You Test & Vaccinate for COVID-19
From roadside tents to empty store fronts, testing and vaccination sites are popping up across South Florida. Residents are urged to use caution as many of these locations are charging money for testing, not returning results, or are requiring credit card and social security numbers. They may also be charging service fees.
Residents are encouraged to use sites hosted by Broward County or a municipality, hospitals, or urgent care clinics for COVID-19 testing and vaccinations. These sites are staffed with licensed personnel who can provide expert admissions of testing and vaccinations. They also guaranteed to provide your results as quickly as possible, at no cost to you. If you have any questions, you should consult your primary care physician.
For information and links to testing and vaccination sites in Broward County, please visit the City’s COVID testing and vaccination resource here.
Several fixed vaccination sites are operating in Broward County offering the Pfizer vaccine to residents ages 5 and older. No appointment is required. No insurance necessary. Use the VACCINATION SITE LOCATOR to find a site near you.
HOLLYWOOD Broward Community Health Center, 5010 Hollywood Blvd., Suite 100B. Refer to the website for appointment/walk-in availability.
Hollywood VA Clinic, 3702 Washington Street, Suite 201. Veterans and spouses/caregivers only. Refer to their website for more information.
For Police and Fire non-emergency situations, please call 954.764.HELP (4357)
Emergency situations: call 9-1-1
REMINDER: Hollywood is Plastic and Foam Free
Single-Use Plastics and Foam are Prohibited on Hollywood Beach, at City-Owned Parks and Facilities, and by City Vendors
The City of Hollywood is committed to reducing our environmental impact and becoming more sustainable. One step the City has taken in achieving this goal is to ban the use of nonbiodegradable containers, like plastics and expanded polystyrene foam (EPS), for serving food products.
If you're planning on going to the beach or park or attending an event or meeting at City Hall, a community center, park, ArtsPark at Young Circle, or other city facility, please don't bring plastic bottles, bags and other single-use plastics and foam containers.