Debbie Orta Jazz Quintet performs at the jazz series in Lauderhill

Debbie Orta Jazz Quintet will kick off the monthly jazz picnic series at the Ilene Lieberman Botanical Gardens in Lauderhill. (Marta Mikulan Martin / FPG / November 8, 2009)

Jazz Picnic in the Park: As the sun returns to South Florida this weekend, so does Lauderhill's Jazz Picnic in the Park. The Debbie Orta Jazz Quintet will kick off the monthly series at the Ilene Lieberman Botanical Gardens, 3801 Inverrary Blvd., in Lauderhill. Raised in Miami, Orta has performed at cultural events, clubs and festivals across South Florida. While barbecue and on-site cooking are not allowed, blankets, lawn chairs and snacks are encouraged. 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sunday. LauderhillJazz.com - Barbara Corbellini Duarte

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