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Free College Planning Workshop At St. Michael

By at August 22, 2014 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

Parents and students are invited to attend a free college planning workshop on Wednesday, Sept. 10 presented by St. Michael Lutheran Church and College Planning Masters. Parents will learn how to maximize financial aid and minimize out-of-pocket expenses. Topics to be discussed will include: how to affordably send your child to his or her “first choice” school; more...

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Max Planck To Host Career Panel Sept. 18

By at August 22, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

The Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience invites Palm Beach County middle and high school students to meet its scientists on Thursday, Sept. 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. The Max Planck Florida Career Panel is an opportunity for students and teachers to hear from scientists in different stages of training, from undergraduate interns to research group leaders. They’ll more...

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Next Acreage Jam Sept. 20

By at August 22, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

The Acreage Community Park Music Jam & Classic Car Cruise-In will return Saturday, Sept. 20 from 5 to 10 p.m. The park is located at 6701 140th Avenue North. The Acreage Community Park Jam is an event featuring local musicians of all ages, styles and skill levels. Food trucks will be onsite, so bring your appetite. For the classic car lovers, there will be the more...

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Free Vocal Lessons With Women Of Note

By at August 22, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Women of Note invites women of all ages to an opportunity for free vocal lessons and to explore an evening of barbershop harmony from 7 to 10 p.m. on Mondays, Sept. 8, 15 and 22 at Palm Beach Central High School (8499 Forest Hill Blvd., Wellington). The Women of Note share a love of music and pride themselves on performances, presenting their repertoire ranging from more...

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YWCA Seeking Award Nominees

By at August 22, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

The YWCA of Palm Beach County is seeking nominations for the 2014 Barry Krischer Humanitarian Award. Established in 2008 to honor former State Attorney Barry Krischer, the award recognizes a law enforcement, social services or healthcare professional who has gone beyond the normal call of duty to assist or advocate for a victim of domestic violence. As state attorney more...

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America’s Big Band To Visit Dolly Hand Center Sept. 16

By at August 22, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

America’s Big Band To Visit Dolly Hand Center Sept. 16

“America’s Big Band” is coming to the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center for a free concert on Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 7:30 p.m. The U.S. Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors is the official touring big band of the United States Army. Formed in 1969, this 19-member ensemble has received great acclaim at home and abroad performing America’s greatest original art form, more...

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New Wellington Singing Group

By at August 22, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Dr. Edward Palmer, founder of the Palmer Singers, recently announced the creation of a new group, the Palmer Singers at Wellington. Rehearsals begin Sept. 15 at St. David’s in the Pines Episcopal Church. The Palmer Singers are known for their performances of a variety of music that includes classical, beautiful show tunes, folk arrangements and spirituals. Dr. more...

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Wellington Fall Festival To Return Oct. 18

By at August 22, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Grab a costume and get ready for an evening of family-friendly “spooktacular” fun at Wellington’s Fall Festival, set for Saturday, Oct. 18 from 6 to 10 p.m. at Village Park (11700 Pierson Road). Visit the Haunted Hallways if you dare, or visit the petting zoo, hay rides, trick or treating, face painting, bounce houses, on-stage performances and more. There will more...

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1,200 Kids Get Backpacks At Caridad’s Back 2 School Bash

By at August 22, 2014 | 12:02 am | 0 Comment

1,200 Kids Get Backpacks At Caridad’s Back 2 School Bash

The Caridad Center held its annual Back 2 School Bash on Saturday, Aug. 9, where 1,200 children who are patients at the center were able to participate in the fun activities and receive a backpack with grade-appropriate school supplies inside. The Caridad Center is the largest free healthcare clinic operated through volunteer providers in the State of Florida, serving more...

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Dog Wash Benefit Set For Aug. 24

By at August 22, 2014 | 12:02 am | 0 Comment

On Sunday, Aug. 24, Wellington Regional Medical Center Emergency Services and Courtyard Animal Hospital will host the second annual Charity Dog Wash benefiting the American Heart Association. The event will be held at the Wellington Dog Park (2975 Greenbriar Blvd.) from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Baths will be offered for $5, nail trimming for $5 and microchipping for more...

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