By: Sharon Aron Baron
The Mayors’ Chess Challenge, a free event making stops throughout Broward County, is heading back to the City of Parkland.
The event, hosted by Mayor Christine Hunschofsky on Saturday, February 2, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., is open to everyone regardless of age, playing level, or even beginner status.
This free and friendly series of meet-ups, spearheaded by Sunrise Mayor Michael Ryan in cooperation with mayors throughout Broward County, draws attention to the benefits of chess in both the academic environment and in our community. It also is a great vehicle to bring together elected officials, community leaders, students and families. Instructors will be on hand to help those new to the game and provide pointers to those familiar with it.
Since September, the Mayors’ Chess Challenge has visited Fort Lauderdale, Davie, Sunrise, Deerfield Beach, Lauderhill, Weston, Coconut Creek, Dania Beach, Tamarac and Coral Springs.
The event will be held at the Parkland Recreation and Enrichment Center at 10599 Trails End in Pine Trails Park. Map it.
- Sharon Aron Baron is a Parkland resident and editor of Talk Media. She has been covering Parkland news since 2012. Parkland Talk was created to provide News, Views, and Entertainment for the residents of Parkland.
- NewsFebruary 27, 2024Parkland Farmers’ Market Returns with Classic Car Show
- NewsFebruary 26, 2024Construction Underway on 150-Acre Preserve Honoring Marjory Stoneman Douglas Massacre Victims
- NewsFebruary 21, 2024Marjory Stoneman Douglas Educator Named Finalist for Career and Technical Education Teacher
- NewsFebruary 20, 2024Lead the Fight at the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life