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July 2015
From starry nights to a story of enduring romance, The District is offering many summer-perfect events this July. Free Thursday evening admission to NSU Art Museum, Heart of Fort Lauderdale Segway tours, “Love Letters” starring Ali MacGraw and Ryan O’Neal, a fun-filled river cruise with a historical twist, and an intriguing talk about Fort Lauderdale’s parks are just a few of the exciting activities you will love at The District this month.
Summer Starry Nights
Every Thursday, July 2 – September 3 | 4:30pm – 8:00pm

Beat the heat and enjoy exhibitions, lectures and films, along with wine and beer specials in the Museum Café. Every Thursday from July 2 through September 3, the Museum is offering free admission from 4:30–8 p.m. Also on view this summer at the Museum are the exhibitions “From Within and Without: The History of Haitian Photography,” “War Horses: Helhesten and the Danish Avant-Garde During World War II,” “Julian Schnabel: Portrait of Olatz,” “Pablo Picasso: Painted Ceramics and Works on Paper, 1931–’71,” and “Selections from the William J. Glackens Collection.”

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Heart of Fort Lauderdale Segway Tour
Every Saturday and Sunday | 9:00am – 10:30am
Let us train you to ride a Segway, and you’ll be rolling through Fort Lauderdale’s scenic waterfront and charming neighborhood streets in no time. Enjoy fun facts and stories of a bygone era while riding this fun and easy-to-use vehicle, perfect for any age. It’s the best way to discover the city! This 1½-hour tour includes plenty of scenic spots ideal for photo taking, including Historic Stranahan House, mid-century modern architectural highlights, Coolie Massacre site and many other picture-perfect stops. After the ride head back to the Fort Lauderdale History Center and enjoy your choice of a self-guided or docent tour of the campus, including the Historic New River Inn. Reservations are a must; call 954-304-5746. Read More >
Public Space: The History of Our Parks
with Tim McGovern
Monday, July 20 | 11:00am
Tim McGovern has served as the City of Fort Lauderdale Parks and Recreation Department special services supervisor for the past 15 years. He will discuss the benefits of recreation and being a community builder with a special focus on the improvements to Stranahan Park and Joseph C. Carter Park in Fort Lauderdale. Please note the talk will take place at the Fort Lauderdale Woman’s Club, located at beautiful Stranahan Park next to the Main Library in Downtown Fort Lauderdale. Read More >
Love Letters
Tuesday, July 21 – Sunday, July 26 |
Matinee and evening performances
Andrew Makepeace Ladd III wrote his first letter to Melissa Gardner to tell her she looked like a lost princess. They were both seven years old. For the next 50 years, through personal triumphs and despair, through wars and marriages and children and careers, they poured out the secrets of their hearts to each other. They defied a fate that schemed to keep them apart, and lived – through letters – for the one most meaningful thing: their undying love for each other. Starring Ali MacGraw and Ryan O’Neal. Directed by Gregory Mosher and written by celebrated playwright A.R. Gurney. Don’t miss this enduring romance about first loves and second chances. Read More >
Cruisin’ Down the River: Historical Adventures of Dreamers & Schemers
Saturday, July 25 | 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Join us for a cruise on the historic Carrie B paddlewheel boat. Hear about the dreamers and schemers of Fort Lauderdale as we take a boat ride down the New River with former Bonnet House Curator Stephen Draft. Cost is $45 for members, $55 for non-members. Includes two glasses of wine and light snack.
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(954) 462-0222