Calendar For July 14 – July 20, 2017

Saturday, July 15

• VSTAR Entertainment will present Paw Patrol Live on Saturday, July 15 and Sunday, July 16 at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. For more info., visit www.kravis.org.

• The Loxahatchee Chapter of the Florida Trail Association will walk in Okeeheelee Park South (7500 Forest Hill Blvd.) on Saturday, July 15 at 7:30 a.m. Call Margaret at (561) 324-3543 for more info.

• The Palm Beach County Thrift Store (2455 Vista Parkway, West Palm Beach) will hold its monthly auction on Saturday, July 15 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visit www.pbcgov.com for more info.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host a Pet Party for ages 2 to 6 on Saturday, July 15 at 11 a.m. Gather around for stories, songs and a craft featuring pet pals. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

• The Norton Museum of Art (1451 S. Olive Ave., West Palm Beach) will celebrate Bastille Day on Saturday, July 15 from noon to 5 p.m. as part of its French Connections exhibition on display through Aug. 13. Visit www.norton.org for more info.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host an Acoustic Java Jam for adults on Saturday, July 15 at 2 p.m. Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee will be provided. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Wellington Amphitheater (12100 W. Forest Hill Blvd.) will host a free concert with Cash & Friends on Saturday, July 15 at 8:30 p.m. Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov for more info.

Sunday, July 16

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Cat Castles for adults on Sunday, July 16 at 1 p.m. Want to make your four-legged friends happy? Build and decorate a cardboard cat castle or make handmade dog toys. Materials will be provided. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

Monday, July 17

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host “It’s Slime Time!” for ages 7 to 12 on Monday, July 17 at 2:30 p.m. Explore and experiment with solids and liquids while making slime to take home. Use simple recipes to create a variety of colors and textures. Dress to get messy. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Make a Dragon for ages 5 to 10 on Monday, July 17 at 3 p.m. Use craft supplies to create your own dragon. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Glass Magnets for adults on Monday, July 17 at 6:30 p.m. Create little magnets using glass gems and paper. Materials will be provided. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register.

Tuesday, July 18

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Draw Your Diary Day for all ages on Tuesday, July 18 at 2 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. Enjoy an afternoon of bookmaking, comic drawing, and other awesome activities and games. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Art for Adults: Watercolor Open Studio for ages 16 and up on Tuesday, July 18 at 2 p.m. Dive in and create your own original watercolor masterpiece. Materials will be provided. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Stitching Starters Beginning Crochet for ages 10 and up on Tuesday, July 18 at 2:30 p.m. Learn the basics of crocheting or, if you know how to crochet already, bring your projects to work on. Bring a size H, I, J or K hook and a skein of worsted weight yarn. Participants must be able to work independently. Materials will not be provided. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host a Paper Airplane Contest for ages 5 to 12 on Tuesday, July 18 at 2:30 p.m. Create a paper airplane and see how far it can fly. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host its Anime Otaku Club for ages 12 to 17 on Tuesday, July 18 at 6:30 p.m. Hang out, watch anime, eat snacks and talk with friends and fans about all the coolest shows from Japan. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• The Kretzer Piano Music Foundation’s popular Music for the Mind Concert Series will return with the Irwin Solomon Jazz Quartet on Tuesday, July 18 at 7 p.m. in the Harriet Himmel Theater at CityPlace in West Palm Beach. For more info., visit www.kretzerpiano.com/kpmf.

Wednesday, July 19

• The 23rd annual Kids Fitness Festival of the Palm Beaches will take place on Wednesday, July 19 and Thursday, July 20 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. Visit www.palmbeachsports.com for more info.

• The League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County will hold its Hot Topic Luncheon on the opiate and sober home crisis on Wednesday, July 19 at 11:30 a.m. at the Atlantis Country Club. Guest speakers include Chief Assistant State Attorney Al Johnson and Palm Beach Post reporter Christine Stapleton. Advance registration is required at www.lwvpbc.org or by calling Estelle Friedman at (561) 968-4123.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Building Fun for ages 8 and up on Wednesdays, July 19 and July 26 at 1 p.m. Get hands-on with engineering as attendees work in teams using a variety of materials. Test each design to see what works best. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host “Storytelling: I’ll Tell You Mine, If You’ll Tell Me Yours” for adults on Wednesday, July 19 at 2 p.m. Explore the art of storytelling. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host “Cutting the Cord: Alternatives to Cable & Satellite TV” for adults on Wednesday, July 19 at 2:30 p.m. Discover cost-saving ways to break away from your current provider. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Build a Magical World with Brent Gregory for all ages on Wednesday, July 19 at 2:30 p.m. Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Dragon Eggs for ages 12 to 17 on Wednesday, July 19 at 6 p.m. Do you want a pet dragon? Do the next best thing and create your own dragon egg using paint, thumb tacks, and a Styrofoam egg. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

• Wellington officials and PBSO deputies will hold a Neighborhood Watch Meeting in Guilford Villas on Wednesday, July 19 at 6 p.m. Call (561) 791-4764 for more info.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host its Coloring Club for adults on Wednesday, July 19 at 6:30 p.m. Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials will be provided, or bring your own coloring book to work on. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Tai Chi for adults on Wednesday, July 19 at 6:30 p.m. Bring water and wear sneakers or securely fastened shoes. For those who cannot stand for long periods, an alternative form can be done while seated. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host its Pizza Book Club featuring Con Academy by Joe Schreiber for ages 12 and up on Wednesday, July 19 at 6:30 p.m. Read the book and eat pizza during a discussion of what it really takes to get to the top. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host a Writers Reading Open Mic for ages 18 and up on Wednesday, July 19 at 6:30 p.m. Writers are invited to share their work in this open mic event, or come just to listen. The preferred reading length is no more than five minutes of a family-friendly subject matter. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

Shulamit Hadasssah will hold a movie night Wednesday, July 19 at 7 p.m. at a local home to watch Enemies, A Love Story. A $5 donation is requested. To RSVP, call (561) 512-3172 or e-mail coolmama18@hotmail.com.

Thursday, July 20

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host a Rock Painting Festival for all ages on Thursday, July 20 at 9:30 a.m. Create beautifully painted rocks to keep or hide in the community. Materials will be provided. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• Wellington Regional Medical Center will host a seminar on Fall Prevention on Thursday, July 20 at 11:30 a.m. at the Wellington Community Center. For more info., call Meredith Tuckwood at (561) 753-2476.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host its Cookie Book Club for ages 8 to 12 on Thursday, July 20 at 4 p.m. Grab a copy of the book Call It Courage by Armstrong Sperry. Read it, and then eat cookies and share your thoughts. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

• The Wellington Art Society will host an artists’ reception on Thursday, July 20 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the lobby of the Wellington Community Center (12150 W. Forest Hill Blvd.). Artists selected to participate in the rotating gallery exhibit will be recognized. The public is invited to attend and enjoy the local art on display. Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov for more info.

• Wellington will host a Food Truck Invasion at the Wellington Amphitheater (12100 W. Forest Hill Blvd.) on Thursday, July 20 from 5 to 9:30 p.m. with a free Jimi Hendrix tribute concert at 6:30 p.m. For info., visit www.wellingtonfl.gov.

• The Western Business Alliance will hold a Business After Hours Networking event Thursday, July 20 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Wellington National Golf Club. For more info., visit www.thewesternbusinessalliance.com.

• Join hostesses Lisa Banionis and Fiamma Stein and the Women of the Wellington Chamber for Sultry Summer Nights, an evening of dining, cocktails, philanthropy and networking, on Thursday, July 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. fireside at the 7th Chukker bar and restaurant at the International Polo Club Palm Beach. To RSVP, call (561) 792-6525.

Friday, July 21

• MNM Productions will present the musical Company from Friday, July 21 through Sunday, Aug. 6 in the Marshall E. Rinker Sr. Playhouse at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. For more info., visit www.kravis.org.

• The Royal Palm Beach Senior Expo will return to the Royal Palm Beach Cultural Center on Friday, July 21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Exhibitors will be on hand with helpful product and service information for the senior community. Admission and parking are free. For more info., visit www.royalpalmbeach.com or call (561) 790-5149.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Self-Defense for Teens for ages 12 to 17 on Friday, July 21 at 2:30 p.m. Participants are to wear closed-toe shoes and loose-fitting clothing. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Toddler Art Time on Friday, July 21 at 3:30 or 4:30 p.m. Bring the little ones to this experiential art class designed just for tiny artists. Dress to get messy. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• The Wellington Amphitheater (12100 W. Forest Hill Blvd.) will host a free screening of the movie Alice Through the Looking Glass on Friday, July 21 at 8:30 p.m. Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov for more info.

 

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