Family Friendly Fort Lauderdale is local news with personality, in the form of a podcast and weekly email newsletter. Written and shared by your neighbors, for those living or interested in what's going on in the greater FTL.
Each week you will get a rundown of all the things to do, places to go, food to eat, and what's happening in and around your neighborhood. Plus we will include a few fun facts, and other random, weird, and wonderful things about living near the surf and sand of our beloved city known as the "Venice of America."
Saving and Supporting Local Wildlife with the South Florida Wildlife Center
Meet Khrystyne Jamerson from the South Florida Wildlife Center and their mission to protect wildlife through rescue, rehabilitation, and education. This hidden gem is close to Snyder Park and since 1969, the South Florida Wildlife Center has treated and rehabilitated thousands of injured and orphaned wildlife animals in the tri-county area. The Center is the highest-volume wildlife hospital in Florida, admitting between 10,000-12,000 animals each year. https://www.southfloridawildlifecenter.org/
Florida Youth Orchestra Offers Multiple Groups For All Different Ages
Since 1988, over 20,000 children have been educated and inspired by their participation in the Florida Youth Orchestra. In this week's episode we talk with Myra Weaver, the Chief Executive Officer of the 501(c)3. https://www.floridayouthorchestra.org/index.html
35: Families Get Fit (and have fun) with Fort Lauderdale Jiu Jitsu
Looking for a great after-school option that will build discipline and fitness? On this week's featured episode of the podcast, we talk with Sensei Bruce at Fort Lauderdale Jiu Jitsu about how they make it easy for families to see what the martial arts experience will be like: https://ftljj.com/
E34: Get Your Girls Involved With Softball At BP Academy In Pembroke Pines
At FFFTL we love finding and sharing cool activities that our local families can enjoy here in South Florida. One of those activities can be the local sports leagues, but where do you start? If you've been wanting to get your girls involved with a local softball league, in this episode we talk with Kristy and Nicole from BP Academy (a favorite amongst our learners at Acton Academy). For more info visit: https://www.instagram.com/bp__academy/
E33 - Here's What Happens When A Teenage Author Hits #1 On Children's Books In Health
Meet Lorra Daily, author of What Makes Me: ABC Affirmations to Empower, which just hit #1 on Amazon for a New Release in "Children's Books on Health."
Lorra is a "LaunchPadder" at Acton Academy in Austin, Texas and in this podcast we talk about what that means, how she became a published author before graduating from HS, and how she started writing this book when she was twelve. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0CHL92T91/
E32 - Learn More About The Stranahan House and The Founding Families Fall Festival
Learn More About The Stranahan House and The Founding Families Fall Festival
From 5-8pm and free for all, come out on Sept 22nd for the Founding Families Fall Festival. There will be food trucks, beer and wine vendors, games for people of all ages, live music, and of course the living history of the Stranhan House located right in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale: https://stranahanhouse.org/founding-families-fall-festival/