Calendar January 12 – January 18, 2018

Saturday, Jan. 13

• The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts will present Soprano Renée Fleming on Saturday, Jan. 13 and Sunday, Jan. 14. Visit www.kravis.org for more info.

Audubon of the Everglades will hold a bird walk at Wakodahatchee Wetlands in Boynton Beach on Saturday, Jan. 13 at 8 a.m. Visit www.auduboneverglades.org for more info.

• The Green Market at Wellington will be open Saturday, Jan. 13 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. near the Wellington Amphitheater. For more info., visit www.greenmarketatwellington.com.

Congregation L’Dor Va-Dor (3475 W. Woolbright Road, Suite 19, Boynton Beach) will hold its Lilith Salon on Saturday, Jan. 13 at 10:30 a.m. Articles for each monthly meeting will be distributed beforehand. For current articles, or for more information, call (561) 968-0688 or e-mail info@ldorvador.org.

• The Society of the Four Art in Palm Beach will hold a 3D Printing & Design 101 Class for ages 12 to 18 on Saturday, Jan.13 at 10:30 a.m. Visit www.fourarts.org for more info.

Chris MacDonald’s Memories of Elvis Rockin’ Birthday Bash will be at the Kravis Center’s Marshall E. Rinker Sr. Playhouse on Saturday, Jan. 13 at 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.kravis.org.

• The Genealogical Society of Palm Beach County will meet Saturday, Jan. 13 at 1:30 p.m. in the multipurpose room at the Palm Beach County Main Library (3650 Summit Blvd., West Palm Beach). For more info., call (561) 616-3455, e-mail ancestry@gensocofpbc.org or visit www.gensocofpbc.org.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host its Teen Anime Club for ages 12 to 17 on Saturday, Jan. 13 at 3 p.m. Meet other teens who enjoy watching and talking about anime. Snacks will be provided. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Wellington Amphitheater will host a free Bruce Springsteen tribute concert featuring Top of the World on Saturday, Jan. 13 at 7:30 p.m. Call (561) 753-2484 or visit www.wellingtonfl.gov for more info.

Sunday, Jan. 14

Audubon of the Everglades will hold a bird walk and car pool in Stormwater Treatment Area 2 on Sunday, Jan. 14 at 8 a.m. Visit www.auduboneverglades.org for more info.

• The Royal Palm Beach Green Market & Bazaar will be open Sunday, Jan. 14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Veterans Park. For more info., visit www.rpbgreenmarket.com.

• The 2018 high-goal polo season will continue Sunday, Jan. 14 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 Sahaja Meditation for adults on Sunday, Jan. 14 at 2 p.m. Sahaja meditation is a simple, time-honored technique that reduces stress and increases wellness. It brings better focus and helps people become more centered and balanced. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

• The Society of the Four Arts in Palm Beach will present Christina and Michelle Naughton on Sunday, Jan. 14 at 3 p.m. For more info., call (561) 655-7226 or visit www.fourarts.org.

• The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts will present German Cornejo’s Tango Fire on Sunday, Jan. 14 at 8 p.m. Visit www.kravis.org for more info.

Monday, Jan. 15

• The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts will present the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with Pinchas Zukerman on Monday, Jan. 15 and Tuesday, Jan. 16. Visit www.kravis.org for info.

• The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Polo for a Purpose event will take place Monday, Jan. 15 at the International Polo Club Palm Beach in Wellington. It will be fun-filled experience for all ages with opportunities to join in at all price levels, day and night. To purchase tickets, visit www.poloforapurpose.org or call (561) 616-8682.

• The Village of Royal Palm Beach and Caribbean-Americans for Community Involvement (CAFCI) will host a free celebration of the life and history of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 15 from 10 a.m. to noon at Royal Palm Beach High School. Seating is limited, so arrive early. For more info., call (561) 791-9087.

• The Society of the Four Art in Palm Beach will host a Preschool Story Time for children under age 4 on Monday, Jan. 15 at 10:30 a.m. Call (561) 655-2776 for more info.

• The Audubon Society of the Everglades Photography Club will meet Monday, Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. at St. Michael Lutheran Church (1925 Birkdale Drive, Wellington). Dr. Peter Lekos will present a two-part program titled “Stop Taking Snap Shots and Start Taking Great Shots.”

• The Mid-County Democratic Club will meet Monday, Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. at Tree’s Wings & Ribs (603 Royal Palm Beach Blvd, Royal Palm Beach). E-mail stevemiddems@gmail.com for more info.

Tuesday, Jan. 16

• The Western Business Alliance will hold its monthly breakfast at Mel’s Way Bistro on Tuesday, Jan. 16 at 8 a.m. For more info., visit www.thewesternbusinessalliance.com.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Presidents and Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: John & Abigail Adams for adults on Tuesday, Jan. 16 at 11 a.m. or 6:30 p.m. William and Sue Wills bring to life the story of the president and his first lady. Pre-register at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2018.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Natural Medicine: Finding Trusted Resources on Tuesday, Jan. 16 at 2 p.m. Learn to assess health claims and become an educated consumer by learning to ask the right questions. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

• The Society of the Four Art in Palm Beach will host Steven Pearlstein speaking on The Myth of Market Justice on Tuesday, Jan. 16 at 3 p.m. Call (561) 655-7226 or visit www.fourarts.org for more info.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host its Anime Otaku Club for ages 12 and up on Tuesday, Jan. 16 at 6:30 p.m. Watch anime, eat snacks, and talk with friends and fellow fans about all the coolest shows from Japan. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Teen Trivia for ages 12 and up on Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 6:30 p.m. Team up with friends and battle to be the best. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

Wednesday, Jan. 17

• Wellington’s Parks & Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for the Girls Softball Spring League. The deadline to register is Wednesday, Jan. 17. All levels of players are welcome to join this program for girls ages 4 to 14. For more info., visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/athletics or call (561) 791-4005.

• The Mounts Botanical Garden will host Weaving a Garden Tapestry on Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 10 a.m. For more info., call (561) 233-1757 or visit www.mounts.org.

• League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County will host “Who Makes the Decisions for Palm Beach County” with guest speaker Commissioner Dave Kerner on Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 11 a.m. at the Atlantis Country Club (190 Atlantic Blvd., Lake Worth). Visit www.lwvpbc.org for more info.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Book Chat: Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín for adults in a staff-led discussion on Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 2 p.m. Copies of the book are available. Light refreshments will be served. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Social Media for Beginners for ages 16 and up on Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 2 p.m. Learn the benefits of social media for both personal and professional use. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host its Pokémon League for ages 5 to 12 on Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 3 p.m. Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Playful Toddlers & Tykes for children under age 4 on Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 3:30 p.m. Join in a session of social playtime for the little ones. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Anime Nation for ages 12 to 17 on Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 6 p.m. View new anime titles. Snacks will be provided. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host its Coloring Club for ages 16 and up on Wednesday, Jan. 17 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. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Writers Reading Open Mic for ages 18 and up on Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 6:30 p.m. Writers are invited to share their work in this open mic event, or come just to listen. Preferred reading length of no more than five minutes. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

Shulamit Hadassah will celebrate the Jewish month of Shevat at a meeting Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Wellington home of Joyce Gropper. A $5 donation will go toward funding Hadassah’s Women’s Health Equity programs. Increase your donation to $18 and receive a JNF tree certificate. To RSVP, or for more info., contact Susan at (561) 656-1761 or smow@comcast.net.

Dick Fox’s Golden Boys Starring Frankie Avalon, Fabian and Bobby Rydell will be at the Kravis Center’s Alexander W. Dreyfoos Jr. Concert Hall on Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 8 p.m. For more information, visit www.kravis.org.

Thursday, Jan. 18

• The Society of the Four Art in Palm Beach will host Preschool Story Time: Nursey Rhymes for children under age 4 on Thursday, Jan. 18 at 10:30 a.m. Call (561) 655-2776 for more info.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Iris Paper Folding for ages 16 and up on Thursday, Jan. 18 at 2 p.m. Add a new dimension to cards and crafting with this technique of assembling strips of folded color paper in a spiral design. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Lego Bricks for ages 5 to 12 on Thursday, Jan. 18 at 3 p.m. Play, imagine and create with Lego bricks. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host its Cookie Book Club for ages 8 to 12 on Thursday, Jan. 18 at 4 p.m. What if you had a special talent that no one expected? Grab a copy of the book Babe: The Gallant Pig by Dick King-Smith, read it and eat cookies while sharing your thoughts. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Snap to It With Snap Circuits Arcade for ages 8 to 11 on Thursday, Jan. 18 at 4:30 p.m. Explore a variety of projects and games with a circuit board that features sound, light and motion. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Wellington Amphitheater will host a concert with That ’70s Band, along with a food truck invasion, on Thursday, Jan. 18 at 5 p.m. Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov for more info.

• The Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center will host its 2018 Buck Off Competition on Thursdays, Jan. 18 and Jan. 25 at 6 p.m. at the White Horse Fashion Cuisine, with the finals at the annual Vinceremos gala, set for Friday, Feb. 2 at the International Polo Club Palm Beach. For more info., call (561) 792-9900.

Friday, Jan. 19

Chicago The Musical will be at the Kravis Center’s Alexander W. Dreyfoos Jr. Concert Hall from Friday, Jan. 19 through Sunday, Jan. 21. For more information, visit www.kravis.org.

Audubon of the Everglades will hold a bird walk at Macarthur Beach State Park on Friday, Jan. 19 at 8:30 a.m. For more info., visit www.auduboneverglades.org.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Books and Kids: Bilingual Story Time for ages 2 to 5 on Friday, Jan. 19 at 11 a.m. Join in for stories, songs, rhymes and fun in both English and Spanish. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host its After-School Lego Builders Club for ages 5 to 12 on Friday, Jan. 19 at 3 p.m. Use Lego bricks to work on creative projects alone or with friends. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• The United States Equestrian Team (USET) Foundation will host a benefit Friday, Jan. 19 at 6 p.m. at the International Polo Club Palm Beach in Wellington. “Triumph in Tryon” will help raise necessary funds for the foundation to further support the United States Equestrian Team riders as they prepare to compete at the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games in Tryon, N.C. For more info., visit www.uset.org/2017-gala-sign.

• The Wellington Amphitheater (12100 W. Forest Hill Blvd.) will host a free screening of the movie Despicable Me on Friday, Jan. 19 at 7:30 p.m. Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov for more info.

Saturday, Jan. 20

• The Wellington Garden Club will hold a document shredding fundraiser on Saturday, Jan. 20 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Wellington Community Center (12150 W. Forest Hill Blvd.) in the east parking lot area. For a $5 donation, a letter-sized box/container will be shredded. For a $10 donation, a legal-sized box/container will be shredded. Only cash or checks will be accepted. For more info., call Kathy Hernicz at (561) 791-4419.

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