FORT LAUDERDALE – Every- one is invited to bring blankets, chairs and picnic baskets along with well-behaved, leashed pets to the free outdoor JM Lexus Sunday Jazz Brunch live concert series, which returns on Sunday, July 3 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. along the New River in Fort Lauderdale’s scenic Riverwalk Arts and Entertainment District.

Appearing at this month’s event is Glyn Dryhurst Swingset on the Peck Courtyard stage at the Broward Center, TK Blu on the Esplanade Stage and Billy Bones & Justin Trapani at the Connie Hoffman Gazebo.

The Broward Center for the Performing Arts welcomes Jazz Brunch attendees to take a free, behind-the-scenes tour of the theater at 11:30 a.m. Signup for the tour begins at 11:15 a.m. in the main lobby of the Au-Rene Theater. A prior reservation is not necessary. For more information or to make an appointment for a private group tour, please call 954468-3316.

With stunning waterfront views, Marti’s New River Bistro at the Broward Center is open for Sunday brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. serving traditional favorites with a modern twist. For reservations call 954-660-6333.

The Broward Center AutoNa- tion box office will be open during the Jazz Brunch. Parking for the JM Lexus Sunday Jazz Brunch is available at the county garage located on S.W. 2nd Street between S.W. 2nd Avenue and Brickell Avenue or at the Riverwalk Arts and Entertainment District parking garage at S.W. Fifth Avenue in Fort Lauderdale.

Sponsors of the JM Lexus Sunday Jazz Brunch are JM Lexus, Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Hospitality Management and Bud Light Platinum.

This event is produced by the Fort Lauderdale Parks and Recreation Department.