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CAFCI Picnic On April 19

By at April 18, 2014 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

Caribbean-Americans for Community Involvement (CAFCI) will host its annual Easter picnic on Saturday, April 19 from 11 a.m. to sundown at Okeeheelee Park’s Micanopy Pavilion. The picnic is a fun day and will feature an Easter egg hunt, bounce house and Caribbean foods. For more information, call Mr. Simms at (561) 719-0263, the CAFCI Hotline at (561) 790-4002 or more...

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PBSO’s Animal Kindness & Dog Safety Program Visits Scouts

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PBSO’s Animal Kindness & Dog Safety Program Visits Scouts

On Thursday, April 3, Barbara Masi of the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Animal Kindness & Dog Safety Program spoke with local Girl Scouts and their families about the fundamentals of caring and interacting with pets. The PBSO’s Animal Kindness program uses gentle retired racing greyhounds in its presentations to children at area schools and camps, and for more...

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Free College Planning Workshops Offered

By at April 18, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Parents and students are invited to attend free upcoming college planning workshops presented by College Planning Masters. Parents will learn how to maximize financial aid and minimize out-of-pocket expenses. The first workshop will be Wednesday, April 23 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Wellington High School (2101 Greenview Shores Blvd., Wellington). The second workshop will more...

Briefs , Schools

Lake Worth Zombie Crawl To Benefit Big Dog

By at April 18, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

On Saturday, April 26, zombies will return to roam the streets of Lake Worth for the second annual LDUB Zombie Crawl. If you thought last year’s was a romp’n rampage, you’re in for twice the treat this go-around. Third Eye Adventures, in cooperation with Wheels for Kids, Enigma Haunt, South Shores Tavern, Brogues Down Under, Dave’s Last Resort & Raw Bar, more...

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YWCA Luncheon April 25 To Feature Civil Rights Icon

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YWCA Luncheon April 25 To Feature Civil Rights Icon

Carlotta Walls LaNier, youngest of the “Little Rock Nine” and author of A Mighty Long Way: My Journey to Justice at Little Rock Central High School, will be the featured speaker at the YWCA of Palm Beach County’s inaugural “Stand Against Racism” luncheon to be held Friday, April 25 at 11:30 a.m. in the Kravis Center’s Cohen Pavilion. LaNier made history on more...

Briefs , Palm Beach County

Free Yoga At Commons Park April 22

By at April 18, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

The Village of Royal Palm Beach will offer a free yoga class at Commons Park (11600 Poinciana Blvd.) on Earth Day, Tuesday, April 22, from 8:30 to 9:15 a.m. All levels are welcome, and no experience is necessary. Connect with nature and start your day stretching, releasing stress, increasing energy and strength under blue skies. If you like the class, join the more...

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Family Fun Day At Community Of Hope Church

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On Sunday, April 27 from 3 to 7 p.m., Community of Hope Church will host its first “Sunday Family Fun Day.” In addition to a classic car and bike show, there will be bounce houses, vendors, crafters, a silent auction, food, fantastic prizes and activities for people of all ages. All proceeds will support the recovery ministry, which meets every Monday night at 7 more...

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Apply For High School Summer Service Program

By at April 18, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Wellington is again offering teenagers meaningful, resume-boosting volunteer experience this summer through the High School Summer Service Program, which pairs incoming high school juniors and seniors with various Wellington departments, allowing students to learn more about how local government works and get a taste of a real-world professional setting while racking up more...

Briefs , Schools

PBC Appraiser Supports Water Safety Month

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May is National Water Safety Month, and the Palm Beach County Property Appraiser’s Office is teaming with the Drowning Prevention Coalition of Palm Beach County to increase public awareness of pool safety measures. “Our deputy appraisers will place pool safely door tags on residential properties with pools,” Property Appraiser Gary R. Nikolits said. The door more...

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Gannon At LGLA Meeting April 24

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The Loxahatchee Groves Landowners’ Association (LGLA) will meet Thursday, April 24 at 7 p.m. at Palms West Presbyterian Church (13689 Okeechobee Blvd.). The guest speaker for the meeting will be Palm Beach County Tax Collector Anne Gannon. She has been asked to discuss the services provided by her office. There will be a question-and-answer time after the speaker more...

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