The Village People

If you live just north of downtown Fort Lauderdale, call yourself a Flagler Village resident. We’re not going to get all hoity-toity here and tell you exactly the property lines to see if you fall inside the village limits — but belonging to the community if you can will be a plus. OK, Flagler Village residents, you have a new park at NE Sixth Street and Third Avenue called Peter Feldman Park. From 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, this grassy knoll will host your first Backyard Bash. Live music will be provided by reggae band Steel and Ivory, and Twilight Notes DJ Adam Foster will spin. Booths will be set up by both your Flagler businesses and artists. You got Strada 315, the Exchange, and Alexan Solmar. You’ll have artists from FAT Village (FAT, which stands for Flagler Arts and Technology, is the west section of Flagler); Third Avenue Studio Artists and artists from the Independent Working Artist Network (IWAN) will also be present. To get your body moving, there will be a rock-climbing wall and an obstacle course from Fit4Life. Maguire’s Hill 16, your neighborhood watering hole, will provide the cash bar. A vendor will sell hot dogs and chips, and there will be a puppet show. Bring blankets and/or lawn chairs. No cover. Call 954-463-6574, or visit
Thu., April 29, 5:30 p.m., 2010
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