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FEMA Releases New Flood Maps

By at August 29, 2014 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

Palm Beach County residents are invited to look at newly revised digital flood insurance rate maps at four public open houses next month. The preliminary maps released by the Federal Emergency Management Agency show the extent to which areas are at risk for flooding and will be used to help determine flood insurance and building requirements. Open houses will be held more...

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RPB Offers Yoga In The Park

By at August 29, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

The Village of Royal Palm Beach will offer free “Yoga in the Park” at Royal Palm Beach Commons Park on Tuesday, Sept. 9 at 8:30 a.m. All levels are welcome, and no previous experience is necessary. Pre-register at the Royal Palm Beach Recreation Center at 100 Sweet Bay Lane. Bring a mat to class and meet in front of the three-story building at the park. For more more...

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Fitness Event At The Mall Aug. 30

By at August 29, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

On Saturday, Aug. 30, Shannon Frankowski of Iron Lion Fitness will be teaching the ins and outs of cycling at the SIX:02 store at the Mall at Wellington Green, located on the upper level near the Grand Court. There is no need to RSVP, just show up between 1 and 6 p.m. for refreshments, giveaways and special savings. SIX:02 is a top women’s fitness retail destination more...

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Quarter Auction In Wellington

By at August 29, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Wellington’s first quarter auction will be held at the Wellington Community Center on Tuesday, Sept. 9 from 6 to 9 p.m. The auction will gather local vendors together to set up their goods, including a few items placed for auction. Bidding ranges from 25 cents to $1, and sometimes more. Every quarter auction raises money from its sales of the bidding paddles for a more...

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Legion Auxiliary To Meet Sept. 3

By at August 29, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

The American Legion Auxiliary Unit #367 of Royal Palm Beach will meet on Wednesday, Sept. 3 at 10 a.m. at Palms West Presbyterian Church (13689 Okeechobee Blvd., Loxahatchee Groves). The American Legion Auxiliary sponsors volunteer programs focusing on veterans, young people and the community. For more information, call President Marge Herzog at (561) more...

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‘Ballet Off Broadway II’ Sept. 13

By at August 29, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Tickets are now available for Wellington Ballet Theatre’s production of “Ballet Off Broadway II” on Saturday, Sept. 13 at 3 and 7 p.m. The show will take place in Wellington High School’s auditorium. Tickets cost $15. Purchase tickets by visiting www.danceartsconservatory.com and clicking on Wellington Ballet Theatre and choosing the link to purchase tickets. All more...

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Dachstoberfest Returns Oct. 19

By at August 29, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

They’re long, they’re cute and sometimes quite stubborn. Dachshunds of all ages, sizes, colors, coats (and even some with wheels) are preparing for the third annual Dachstoberfest on Sunday, Oct. 19 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Great Lawn at Clematis and Narcissus in West Palm Beach. Admission is free. Proceeds from vendors along with entry fees from Doxie Dash more...

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Book Signing At TCBY On Sept. 4

By at August 29, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Tracie Gold, author of new children’s book Bonnie the Bunny, will host a book signing at the TCBY in the Wellington Courtyard Shops on Thursday, Sept. 4 from 5 to 8 p.m. A portion of the proceeds from the book sales will go to the Renaissance Charter School at Palms West. Call (561) 290-3649 for more more...

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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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