WE MEET TWICE A WEEK FOR BREAKFAST
TUESDAY & FRIDAY AT 9:00 AM
If you enjoy friendship and model trains come and meet us. The Florida Citrus Model Train Society members meet every Tuesday & Friday at 9:00 AM for breakfast at Kristof's Kafe 8912 W. State Road 84, Davie, FL 33324. (between Radio Shack and Staples) at the corner of Pine Island Road and State Road 84 (I-595) on the Southwest Corner. (Publix, Burlington, and Scrubys BBQ) We are always pleased to welcome new or interested people. We have members of all ages who share a passion for toy trains, fun activities, lively debate and new friendships. Please stop buy - we would love to meet you.
MODEL TRAIN DISPLAY & OPERATION LIFESAVER PRESENTATIONS OLD DAVIE SCHOOL ON SATURDAYS FROM JUNE 4, 2013 - AUGUST 3, 2013
Model Train Display at the Old Davie School, 6650 Griffin Road, Davie, Florida 33314. The first day will be Saturday June 4, 2013 from 12:00 Noon to 4:00 PM. The Model Train Display will be provided by the Florida Citrus Model Train Society. The Display continues every Saturday during the summer until Saturday August 3, 2013 which is our last day. An "0" Scale Layout will be running during the event. Operation LifeSaver Safety Program will be presented for visitors to the Old Davie School with plenty of free handouts available.
OPERATION LIFESAVER PRESENTATION BOY SCOUTS JUNE 12, 2013 TREE TOPS PARK, DAVIE, FLORIDA
Boy Scout & Cub Scout Summer Camp Operation LifeSaver Presentation will be made on June 12, 2013 at Tree Tops Park in Davie, Florida. The actual address is 2900 SW 100 Avenue (Nob Hill Road), Davie, FL 33328. This will be the second year we have presented our program to the scouts. Thanks to our Assistant Scoutmaster Tom Rottenberg for setting this up. Operating "G" Scale Railroad Layout will be featured with presentation.
MODEL TRAIN DISPLAY & OPERATION LIFESAVER PRESENTATIONS AT THE MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY & SCIENCE AUGUST 24, 2013 - FEBRUARY 24, 2014
NEW MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING SIGNED
BY THE FLORIDA CITRUS MODEL TRAIN SOCIETY AND
THE MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY & SCIENCE
AUATONATION IMAX THEATER
AUGUST 24, 2013 - FEBRUARY 24, 2014
The Florida Citrus Model Train Society President Dr. Ken Sargeant and The Museum of Discovery & Science President/CEO Kim Cavendish signed an Memorandum of Understanding on April 16, 2013. The Florida Citrus Model Train Society will present Model Train Displays at the Museum of Discovery & Science starting on August 24, 2013 until February 24, 2014. On Friday October 4, 2013 a new movie "Rocky Mountain Express" will be presented by THE AUTONATION IMAX THEATER. The Florida Citrus Model Train Society will have an Operating "G" Scale Layout in the lobby of the Museum with an "O" Scale Modular Layout upstairs in another room. Special Operation LifeSaver classes will be presented during the entire stay at the Museum.
WEST REGIONAL LIBRARY, PLANTATION, FL DECEMBER 21, 2013 - JANUARY 22, 2014
West Regional Library
8601 West Broward Blvd
Plantation, FL 33324
Grand Opening December 21, 2013
Last Day January 22, 2014
THE MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY & SCIENCE DISPLAY FROM MAY 4, 2013 - MAY 14, 2013
The Florida Citrus Model Train Society "G" Scale Display at the Museum of Discovery & Science, Fort Lauderdale, Florida from May 4, 2013 to May 19, 2013. Over 4,022 attended the 14 day event. Visitors were given Operation LifeSaver Presentations and received Activity Books, Bookmarks, Key Rings, Pencils, Pens, Plastic Lapel Pins, Whistles, and Brouchers about Myths or Realities, Pedestrian Safety Around Tracks & Trains. We are looking forward to our second visit from August 24, 2013 to February 24, 2014. See: Museum of Discovery & Science.
Young at Art Library
January 26 - February 28, 2013
The Florida Citrus Model Train Society Model Train Display at the Young at Art Library in Davie, Florida from January 26 to February 28, 2013. Over 5,576 attended the 23 day event. Picture above was taken on our last day February 28, 2013. See: Young at Art Library
Train Show & Swap Meet February 23, 2013
Feb. 23, 2013 (L-R) Ken Sargeant, Paul Gehring, Steven Kneuer, Tim Lemrow present Grand Prize winner Jayden Smith (center) with Lionel Train Set provided by our sponsor Ready to Roll. It was presented at the Train Show & Swap Meet at Pembroke Pines Charter School - Central Campus, Pembroke Pines, FL Over 326 guests visited the February 23, 2013 train show. See: Last Show
WEST REGIONAL LIBRARY, PLANTATION, FLORIDA Dec. 15, 2012 - Jan. 26, 2013
The Florida Citrus Model Train Society model train display at the West Regional Library in Plantation, Florida from December 15, 2012 until January 26, 2013 set a new record of 10,050 visitors during our twenty six day event. We have been asked by Nancy Ansley (Programs and Exhibits Supervisor ) to attend again December 21, 2013 through Janurary 22, 2014.
Plantation Historical Museum
December 4, 2012 to January 5, 2013
PLANTATION HISTORICAL MUSEUM and SOCIETY’S WINTER WONDERLAND TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2012
TO SATURDAY, JANUARY 5, 2013
511 N. Fig Tree Lane, Plantation, FL 33317
BROWARD COUNTY FAIR
NOVEMBER 15, 2012 - NOVEMBER 25, 2012
The Florida Citrus Model Train Society Exhibit was a big hit at the Broward County Fair. Last year we were at the Fair for only three days. This year we increased our participation from the beginning November 15 - 25, 2012. Our attendance increased to 6,068 visitors to our display. Thanks to the Florida Citrus Model Train Society members for their assistance making this a wonderful success. See: County Fair
Special Needs Kid's Day, Broward County Fair, November 21, 2012 10 AM - 1 PM
Special Needs Kid's Day at the Broward County Fair November 21, 2012. Over 300 students from Broward County Schools attended the Fair with a Special Opening of the Fair from 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM. Schools attending were Pembroke Pines Charter - Central Campus, Deerfield Beach High School, Fort Lauderdale High School, Piper High School, Flanagan High School, Driftwood Middle School, Pembroke Lakes Elementary, Broward Community College. Student were given a tour of the Fair Grounds which included the Agriculture Animal Tent, Horticulture Display, the Belmont Magic Show, Aussie Kingdom Show, Bengal Tiger Show, Wolf Show and the Florida Citrus Model Train Society Train Exhibit. Pepsi Cola products were provided for the students. Dr. Ken Sargeant co-ordinated the event.
TRAIN SHOW NOVEMBER 17, 2012
Train Show November 17, 2012 Boy Scouts present colors and Pledge the Flag while Jack Esquenazi and Emilio Montanez play the National Anthem.
BUILDING "G" SCALE LAYOUT
FIRST DAY OCTOBER 15, 2012
October 15, 2012 (L-R) Co-Chairman Joe Parisini, Co-Chairman John Michna, Co-Chairman Bill Tesser work on the end sections of the Florida Citrus Model Train Society "G" Scale layout. See:"G" Scale Layout
PLANTATION HISTORICAL MUSEUM, PLANTATION, FL
JULY 14, 2012 - OCTOBER 27, 2012
Approximately 2,933 visitors to the Plantation Historical Museum for Railroad Days. This was in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Henry Flagler's Key West Extension 1912-2012. Members of the Florida Citrus Model Train Society participated in the event. See: Plantation Historical Museum
WEST REGIONAL LIBRARY, PLANTATION, FLORIDA, April 21, 2012 - May 5, 2012
The Florida Citrus Model Train Society display at the West Regional Library in Plantation, Florida from April 21, 2012 until May 5, 2012. Over 3,478 attended during our twelve day event. We will be back December 15, 2012 through Janurary 23, 2013. We are looking forward to this occasion. See: West Regional Library
MANIACS HOBBY COMPLEX DISPLAY, PLANTATION, FLORIDA, FEB. 26, 2012 - MARCH 16, 2012
Florida Citrus Model Train Society members (Left to Right) Bill Tessar, Martin Miller, Frank DelVecchio, Tom Rottenberg, Don Glasser, Paul Gehring, John Michna, Don Kneuer, Ken Sargeant, Mike Collins, Tony Balano.
Opening Ceremony Train Show Feb. 25, 2012
Boy Scout Color Guard, Assistant Scoutmaster Tom Rottenberg, and band members from Pembroke Pines Charter School - Central Campus, open Model Train Show.
Southwest Regional Library, Pembroke Pines, FLordia, December 17 - 30, 2011
The Florida Citrus Model Train Society Display at the Southwest Regional Library in Pembroke Pines, Florida from December 17, 2011 through December 30, 2011. Over 3,702 attended during our twelve day event. See: West Regional Library