News & Articles

June 2, 2017

Father’s Day Family Events in Ft. Lauderdale

Father's Day Events in Ft. Lauderdale

He may have taught you how to tie your shoe, or how to hold a hammer. Maybe he showed you how to water a garden or how to ride a bike. This Father’s Day, show the special dad in your life how much he is appreciated by spending some quality time together. Grandfathers, uncles, and step-dads are welcome, too. From fishing to working with clay, unique events are taking place minutes away from 13th Floor Homes.


Father’s Day Clay Workshop 

Where: Sculpture by Sylvie-2420 N. Dixie Highway, Wilton Manners, FL (19 minutes from 13th Floor Homes Tamarac communities.)

When: Sunday, June 9th 11:00- AM-1:00 PM


Honor the special father-child bond by spending a day working together and creating lasting memories. Master sculptor Sylvie will teach you the original methods of creating beautiful pottery and clay forms. The technique known as slip trailing dates back to before the potter’s wheel and is done by applying lines of slip to a clay surface using a fine-pointed dispenser. This results in a unique piece that has both physical and visual texture. The two-hour workshop includes a session for two participants and promises to be a memorable and creative experience.


Father Daughter Charity Dance Off

Where: Gigi’s Music Cafe-4385 NW 88th Ave., Plantation, FL (10 minutes from 13th Floor Homes Tamarac communities.)

When: Saturday, June 10th 12:00 PM-6:00 AM


Dance the day away while making a difference in your community at the Father Daughter Charity Dance Off held at Gigi’s Music Café.  Enjoy karaoke, guest DJs, spoken word artists, games, raffles, and much more. Proceeds will be used to purchase teddy bears for children receiving medical care at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital. On the menu is the restaurant’s famous Southern Fried Chicken and Waffles. For dessert, chocolate or vanilla cake and a variety of fountain drinks. Dress the family to impress, from tiaras to tuxedoes are welcome. Admission is $15. A simple act of kindness this Father’s Day can bring happiness and hope for many.


Father’s Day Family Fishing Tournament

Where: Caporella Park-5200 Prospect Rd., Tamarac, FL (8 minutes from 13th Floor Homes Tamarac communities.)

When: Saturday, June 17th 9:00 AM-12:00 PM


Load the tackle box and treat dad to a first-rate fishing spot, lunch, and a gift just for him.   Hosted at Caporella Park, the Father’s Day Family Fishing Tournament welcomes the entire family for an exciting celebration. The catch and release event begins promptly at 9:00 am. Participants are asked to bring their own fishing equipment and bait. Admission is $5 for residents and $8 for non-residents. Please pre-register by Wednesday, June 14 at the Tamarac Recreation Center or Tamarac Community Center.


Annual Father’s Day Steak Dinner

Where: ArtServe-1350 E. Sunrise Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale, FL (23 minutes from 13th Floor Homes Tamarac communities.)

When: Sunday, June 17th 1:00 PM-4:00 PM


Please any carnivore’s palate with a complete four-course meal, wine, dessert, and a variety of soft drinks at ArtServe’s Annual Father’s Day Steak Dinner. Enjoy an elegant atmosphere, fine music, and exquisite dining while sharing time with the people that mean the most. Children under 5 years old will have a different menu to choose from. Reservations are recommended and are approximately one hour and a half apart.

Back to News