Young people are the focus at the annual Jr. Carnival Parade of Bands, which includes a cultural celebration that features music, spectacle, and fun for the whole family. The event takes place Saturday, Sept. 29 from 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the Central Broward Regional Park, 3700 NW 11 Place in Lauderhill. Presented by TD Bank, the day includes the parade of masqueraders competing for bragging rights and prizes, arts and crafts, face painting, Jr. Calypso and Jr. Pan Soloist competition, and other children inspired activities. There will also be performances by Alison Hinds-Queen of Soca, Boyd Anderson Marching Band, Miramar Patriots and Fort Lauderdale High School Marching Band. For more information, visit www.miamibrowardcarnival.com.