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Free Barbecue On Veteran's Day: Hollywood Celebrates its Veterans and Active Duty Service Members

November 9, 2023

The City of Hollywood will host the Annual Veteran's Day Barbecue on Saturday, November 11th at TY Park, 3300 North Park Road in Hollywood in the Corporate Pavilion #12, beginning at 12 p.m. The barbecue will honor Hollywood men and women who are currently serving or are veterans of the armed forces. Each year, the members of the Hollywood City Commission help serve food and greet local veterans in a celebration of their service. All Hollywood military personnel, veterans and one guest are invited to this special event to commemorate their service to our country in a fun and festive way.

Traditional barbecue fare is on the menu with barbecue chicken, hamburgers, baked beans, coleslaw, corn on the cob, fruit salad, cookies and brownies, and an assortment of beverages.

In addition to great food and camaraderie, the City of Hollywood Veteran's Barbecue features a veterans recognition ceremony and a banner plane fly-over displaying a message of thanks to all who have served. Veterans who present their military ID or Form DD214 at the entrance gate will not be charged an admission fee, nor will their guest. For more information and to RSVP attendance, please contact the City of Hollywood Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts at: (954) 921-3404. The event capacity for the barbecue is 500 guests. This popular event fills quickly, so reservations are recommended.

Hollywood Beach Sweep - Join volunteers Saturday November 11th from 7 to 11 a.m. to gather to collect litter and cigarette butts from the sandy beach. This event happens every second Saturday of the month.

Volunteers meet at Charnow Park at Garfield Street and the Broadwalk, at 7 a.m. Please complete the registration form available on the City’s website at: - 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 completed registration form. Don't forget, plastic water bottles are prohibited on Hollywood Beach, so bring a reusable water bottle instead.

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