Calendar For January 5 – January 11, 2018

Saturday, Jan. 6

Audubon of the Everglades will car pool in Stormwater Treatment Area 1E in Wellington on Saturday, Jan 6 from 7:30 a.m. to noon. Visit www.auduboneverglades.org for more info.

• The Loxahatchee chapter of the Florida Trail Association will walk John Prince Park (2520 Lake Worth Road, Lake Worth) on Saturday, Jan. 6 at 7:30 a.m. Call Paul Cummings at (561) 963-9906 for more info.

• The Green Market at Wellington will be open Saturday, Jan. 6 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. near the Wellington Amphitheater. For more info., visit www.greenmarketatwellington.com.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Beginner’s Tai Chi Practice for ages 16 and up on Saturday, Jan. 6 at 9 a.m. Often referred to as “meditation in motion,” tai chi is recognized to reduce stress, improve balance and stability, and promote quality of life. Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Norton Museum of Art will present Community Conversation: Climate Change on Saturday, Jan. 6 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with Justin Brice Guariglia, whose art is featured in “Earth Works,” based on photographs he took while accompanying NASA scientists on flights over Greenland surveying melting glaciers. For more info., call (561) 832-5196 or visit www.norton.org.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host an Acoustic Java Jam for adults on Saturday, Jan. 6 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) 681-4100 for more info.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Dungeons & Dragons for ages 12 and up on Saturdays at 2 p.m. Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

Sunday, Jan. 7

• The Royal Palm Beach Green Market & Bazaar will be held Sunday, Jan. 7 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Veterans Park. Visit www.rpbgreenmarket.com for more info.

• Unity of the Palm Beaches will observe White Stone Sunday at its regular service on Sunday, Jan. 7 at 11 a.m. at Temple Israel (1901 N. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach). White Stone Sunday is the day when congregants set intentions for the rest of the year. For more info., visit www.unitypalmbeach.com.

• The 2018 high-goal polo season will continue Sunday, Jan. 7 with the Joe Barry Cup at the International Polo Club Palm Beach. Polo matches are open to the public, with a wide range of hospitality and guest seating options. For more info., visit www.internationalpoloclub.com.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Miniature Gardens Winter Wonderland for ages 10 and up on Sunday, Jan. 7 at 2 p.m. Chill out and create your own winter wonderland miniature garden! Materials will be provided. Bring your own glue gun if you have one. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

• The Society of the Four Arts in Palm Beach will present the Calidore String Quartet on Sunday, Jan. 7 at 3 p.m. Call (561) 655-7226 or visit www.fourarts.org for more info.

Monday, Jan. 8

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Write, Read, Critique for adults on Mondays, Jan. 8 and Jan. 22 at 9:30 a.m. Join in an informal discussion where participants improve their craft by reading and discussing work in progress. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Society of the Four Arts in Palm Beach will host a lecture on Churchill’s Legacy: Two Speeches to Save the World with Lord Alan Watson on Monday, Jan. 8 at 2:30 p.m. Call (561) 805-8562 or visit www.fourarts.org for more info.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host its Beginners Chess Club for ages 8 to 17 on Monday, Jan. 8 at 6 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 20 at 2:30 p.m. Learn how to play this strategic game. Materials will be provided. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host its Chess Club for Adults on Monday, Jan. 8 at 6:30 p.m. Practice strategy skills with other players. Basic game knowledge is required. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host English Exchange for adults on Mondays, Jan. 8, 22 and 29 at 6:30 p.m. Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. Call (561) 894-7529 to pre-register.

• The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts will present Organist Cameron Carpenter on Monday, Jan. 8 at 8 p.m. Visit www.kravis.org for info.

Tuesday, Jan. 9

One Night in Memphis: Presley, Perkins, Lewis and Cash will be at the Kravis Center’s Alexander W. Dreyfoos Jr. Concert Hall on Tuesday, Jan. 9 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. For more information, visit www.kravis.org.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Preserving Your Family Heritage: Scanning Images for adults Tuesday, Jan. 9 through Thursday, Jan. 11 at 2 p.m. Bring up to 100 photos in good condition and a flash drive to save the digital images using a high-speed scanner. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Online Shopping for adults on Tuesday, Jan. 9 at 2 p.m. The basics of internet shopping, including online stores, auctions and classified sites, will be discussed. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Art for Adults: Watercolor Basics for ages 10 and up on Tuesday, Jan. 9 at 2 p.m. Explore bold colors like Van Gogh, or capture the fluidity of nature like Georgia O’Keeffe. Materials will be provided. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Mounts Botanical Garden in West Palm Beach will host a Literary Garden Book Discussion on Tuesday, Jan. 9 at 2 p.m. with Stir: My Broken Brain and the Meals that Brought Me Home by Jessica Fechtor. For more info., call (561) 233-1757 or visit www.mounts.org.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Vibrant Hands for ages 5 to 12 on Tuesday, Jan. 9 at 3 p.m. Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a colorful and vibrant handprint mural. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

• The Society of the Four Art in Palm Beach will host Sally Bedell Smith speaking about Prince Charles: The Passions and Paradoxes of an Improbable Life on Tuesday, Jan. 9 at 3 p.m. Call (561) 655-7226 or visit www.fourarts.org for more info.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Coding Crew: Beginner Programming for ages 8 to 12 on Tuesdays, Jan. 9, 23 and 30 at 3:30 p.m. and Thursday, Jan. 11 at 3:30 p.m. Make simple animations and games with Scratch, a system designed to teach the basics of coding to kids. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host “Are You Board? Game On!” for adults on Tuesday, Jan. 9 at 6 p.m., Monday, Jan. 23 at 6 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 27 at 2 p.m. Discover new games and get reacquainted with old favorites. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host a Pizza Chat for ages 12 and up on Tuesday, Jan. 9 at 6:30 p.m. Chat with the group about a book, movie, game, anime or show that you loved or hated while enjoying pizza and drinks. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• Audubon of the Everglades will hold its monthly meeting and lecture on Tuesday, Jan. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Pine Jog Environmental Education Center (6301 Summit Blvd, West Palm Beach) featuring ecologist Dr. Steven Davis speaking on “The State of the Everglades.” For more info., visit www.auduboneverglades.org.

• The Kravis Center in West Palm Beach will present Brad Garrett and Rita Rudner on Tuesday, Jan. 9 at 8 p.m. Visit www.kravis.org for more info.

Wednesday, Jan. 10

• The 12-week-long 2018 Winter Equestrian Festival, the largest and longest-running horse show in the world, will open Wednesday, Jan. 10 at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. Featured during the first week will be the $75,000 Battle of the Sexes on Saturday, Jan. 13. For more info., call (561) 793-5867 or visit www.pbiec.com.

Audubon of the Everglades will hold a family-friendly walk in the Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge on Wednesday, Jan. 10 from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. For more info., visit www.auduboneverglades.org.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: John & Abigail Adams for adults on Wednesday, Jan. 10 at 2 p.m. William and Sue Wills bring their story to life. Pre-register in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2018.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Musical Toddlers & Tykes for children under age 4 on Wednesday, Jan. 10 at 3:30 p.m. Jam along to favorite story time songs with instruments to keep the music going. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: John & Abigail Adams for adults on Wednesday, Jan. 10 at 6 p.m. William and Sue Wills bring their story to life. Pre-register in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2018.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Book Discussion: Rabbit Cake by Annie Hartnett for adults on Wednesday, Jan. 10 at 6:30 p.m. Pick up a copy at the research services desk. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register.

• The Sisterhood of Congregation L’Dor Va-Dor (3475 W. Woolbright Road, Suite 19, Boynton Beach) invites the community to hear about “Human Trafficking, Here, in 2017” on Wednesday, Jan. 10 at 7 p.m. For reservations call (561) 968-6088 or e-mail info@ldorvador.org.

• The Kravis Center in West Palm Beach will present Johnny Mathis: The Voice of Romance Tour 2018 on Wednesday, Jan. 10 at 8 p.m. Visit www.kravis.org for more info.

Thursday, Jan. 11

• The Society of the Four Art in Palm Beach will host Preschool Story Time: Baby Day for children under age 4 on Thursday, Jan. 11 at 10:30 a.m. There is no charge and no reservation is necessary. Call (561) 655-2776 for more info.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Create a Memory Page for adults on Thursday, Jan. 11 at 2 p.m. Create artful displays to commemorate special events. Bring personal photos. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Tween Gaming for ages 8 to 12 on Thursday, Jan. 11 at 3 p.m. Bring a friend for Wii gaming and board game fun. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host “Build a BrushBot!” for ages 8 and up on Thursday, Jan. 11 at 4:30 p.m. Make your own BrushBot using toothbrushes, pager motors, batteries and silly-looking stickers, and then have a BrushBot race with your library friends. Materials will be provided. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Wellington Amphitheater will host a concert with the Gypsy Lane Band, along with a food truck invasion, on Thursday, Jan. 11 at 5 p.m. Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov for more info.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Sit ’n’ Stitch for ages 9 and up on Thursdays, Jan. 11 and 18 at 5 p.m. Learn crochet fundamentals or socialize while you work on your current project. Meet new people, and share your ideas and knowledge with others. Some materials will be provided. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Acreage Branch Fantasy Football: End-Of-Season Bash for ages 16 and up on Thursday, Jan. 11 at 6:30 p.m. Spend an evening recognizing the victors and sharing the highlights of the library’s second Fantasy Football season. Drop in and learn how to get involved next season. Refreshments will be served. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

Friday, Jan. 12

• The Mounts Botanical Garden in West Palm Beach will host Stories in the Garden with youth services librarian Stacey Burford on Friday, Jan. 12 at 10 a.m. For more info., call (561) 233-1757 or visit www.mounts.org.

• The opening ceremonies for the 2018 South Florida Fair will take place Friday, Jan. 12 at 11:30 a.m. at the South Florida Fairgrounds. The fair will continue until Sunday, Jan. 28. Visit www.southfloridafair.com for the complete schedule.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host DIY: Design a Tote Bag for ages 7 to 12 on Friday, Jan. 12 at 4:30 p.m. Show your creative side and design your own tote bag using craft supplies. Materials will be provided. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Wellington Amphitheater (12100 W. Forest Hill Blvd.) will host a free screening of Cars 3 on Friday, Jan. 12 at 7:30 p.m. Attendees should bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/events for more info.

• JustWorld International will bring Hollywood to Wellington for the 15th annual JustWorld Gala on Friday, Jan. 12 at Belle Herbe Farm to raise funds to support basic needs programs for children around the world. For more info., visit www.justworldinternational.org.

Night of Stars: A Broadway Celebration will be at the Kravis Center’s Alexander W. Dreyfoos Jr. Concert Hall on Friday, Jan. 12 at 7 p.m. For more information, visit www.kravis.org.

 

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