Saturday, Sept. 28
• The Royal Palm Beach Recreation Center (100 Sweet Bay Lane) will host an Aerobic Open House on Saturday, Sept. 28 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Check out the new aerobic program, meet new friends and get fit. Men and women are welcome. For more info., call (561) 790-5124 or visit www.royalpalmbeach.com.
• The Norton Museum of Art (1451 S. Olive Ave., West Palm Beach) will feature Smithsonian magazine’s ninth annual Museum Day Live involving hundreds of museums across the country Saturday, Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Download a free ticket from www.smithsonianmag.com. For more info., call (561) 832-5196 or visit www.norton.org.
• The Palm Beach Zoo (1301 Summit Blvd., West Palm Beach) will host its Food Truck Safari on Saturday, Sept. 28 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Enjoy food from top South Florida food trucks, live music, zoo keeper talks and more. Admission is $9 for adult members, $10 for adult non-members, $6 for child members and $7 for child non-members. For more info., visit www.palmbeachzoo.org or call (561) 547-9453.
• St. David’s in the Pines Episcopal Church (465 W. Forest Hill Blvd., Wellington) will present an “Old Tyme” Gospel Service on Saturday, Sept. 28 at 6 p.m. with music from the Gospel Tradition. Music director Joe Brabham will direct the St. David’s choir and encourage listeners to sing along. Call (561) 793-1976 for more info.
• Ballet East (2365 Vista Parkway, Suite 7, WPB), formerly Susan Lyle Studios, will open its doors to the public with a free opening reception Saturday, Sept. 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. Guests can enjoy hors d’oeuvres while viewing the new space and enjoying a short performance. For info., call (561) 966-3650 or visit www.balleteastfl.com.
• Dr. Bernice A. King, daughter of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., will deliver the keynote speech at the 2013 Women of Excellence Awards on Saturday, Sept. 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. The event will honor seven Palm Beach County women and one organization for their outstanding service and achievements. For tickets, call (561) 758-1277 or (561) 366-3020, or visit www.wpbdst.org.
Sunday, Sept. 29
• St. Michael Evangelical Lutheran Church will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a special worship service on Sunday, Sept. 29. For more info., visit www.stmichaelelc.com or call the church at (561) 793-4999.
Tuesday, Oct. 1
• The Palm Beach County Commission will meet Tuesday, Oct. 1 at 9:30 a.m. in the government center’s Jane M. Thompson Memorial Chambers (301 N. Olive Ave., Sixth Floor, West Palm Beach). For info., visit www.pbcgov.com.
• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Drop-In Fall Story Times beginning Tuesday, Oct. 1 at 11 a.m. with separate story times for under 23 months and ages 2 to 6. Pick up a schedule for dates and times. Call (561) 790-6030 for more info.
• SCORE will present Writing a Winning Business Plan on Tuesday, Oct. 1 at 5:30 p.m. at Keiser University (2085 Vista Parkway, WPB). Each participant will perform a number of exercises. The price is $30 in advance and $50 at the door. Register at www.palmbeach.score.org or call (561) 833-1672.
• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Make It With Clay for ages 12 to 17 on Tuesday, Oct. 1 at 6:30 p.m. Dress to get messy. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.
• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host By Hook or By Crook Crochet Club for age 9 and up Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. Learn basic stitches and socialize while you work on projects. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.
Wednesday, Oct. 2
• Wii Video Games for adults age 55 and older is now held the first Wednesday of the month from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Wellington Community Center (12150 W. Forest Hill Blvd.). Pre-register in person, online at www.wellingtonfl.gov or by calling (561) 753-2489.
• NuVista Living will offer Wellness Wednesday for adults age 55 and older Wednesday, Oct. 2 from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Wellington Community Center. Light refreshments will be served. Pre-register in person, online at www.wellingtonfl.gov or by calling (561) 753-2489.
• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host American Girl: Kit for ages 6 to 12 on Wednesday, Oct. 2 at 4 p.m. Celebrate Kit with thrifty crafts and games that illustrate America’s can-do spirit during the Great Depression. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.
• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Japanese Anime & Culture Club for ages 12 to 17 on Wednesday, Oct. 2 at 6:30 p.m. Watch anime, eat snacks and talk about Japanese culture with other teens. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.
Thursday, Oct. 3
• The Okeeheelee Nature Center (7715 Forest Hill Blvd.) will host Story Time for ages 2 to 5 on Thursday, Oct. 3 at 10 a.m. Introduce little ones to Mother Nature through nature-based stories. The cost is $2 per child. Call (561) 233-1400 for reservations.
• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Read for the Record Challenge for children under 6 on Thursday, Oct. 3 at 10:30 a.m. Royal Palm Beach Mayor Matty Mattioli will read a special book to children. Also listen to a read-aloud of this year’s Read for the Record Challenge book, Otis by Loren Long, and make a special craft related to the book. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.
• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Tractors, Trucks & Trains! for all ages Thursday, Oct. 3 at 3:30 p.m. As part of the nationwide Read for the Record event, participants will read Otis by Loren Long and other tales of heavy machines with big personalities. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.
• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host a Writers’ Critique Workshop for adults Thursday, Oct. 3 at 6:30 p.m. Share, offer, and accept constructive criticism to improve your fiction, nonfiction and poetry in a supportive atmosphere led by Caryn DeVincenti. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register.
• The Royal Palm Beach Village Council will meet Thursday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. at Village Hall (1050 Royal Palm Beach Blvd.). Call (561) 790-5100 or visit www.royalpalmbeach.com for info.
Friday, Oct. 4
• Families First of Palm Beach County’s seventh annual Children’s Day Luncheon will take place Friday, Oct. 4 at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach. This year’s keynote speaker is internationally known author and child abuse prevention advocate Gregg Milligan. The silent auction and U.B. Kinsley art show begin at 10:30 a.m. with lunch at noon. For more info., visit www.familiesfirstpbc.org.
• The Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce Royal Palm Auto Mall Golf Classic will take place Friday, Oct. 4 at 1 p.m. at the Wanderers Club (1900 Aero Club Drive, Wellington). Contact Mariela Castillo at (561) 578-4813 or e-mail email@example.com for more info.
• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Crafternoon for age 2 and up Friday, Oct. 4 at 3:30 p.m. Drop-in and make a small craft. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.
• Enigma Haunt, South Florida’s scariest haunted attraction, will open Friday, Oct. 4 at 7:30 p.m. and continue through Nov. 2. It is located at 21069 S. Military Trail, inside the old Bally’s Gym space, just south of Glades Road next to Strikes at Boca. Visit www.enigmahaunt.com for info.