Saturday, Aug. 15
• Congregation L’Dor-Va-Dor (3475 Woolbright Road, Suite 19, Boynton Beach) will continue its monthly Torah Talk and a Taste discussion group with Rabbi Barry Silver on Saturday, Aug. 15 at 10 a.m. Call (561) 968-0688 for more info.
• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Train Tales for ages 2 to 6 on Saturday, Aug. 15 at 11 a.m. All aboard for a trip full of stories, songs and a craft. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.
• Whole Foods Market Wellington (2635 State Road 7) will kick off the school year with a celebration of lunchbox favorite foods, free ID cards for kids, and children’s activities including face painting and live magic, in partnership with the Village of Wellington, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office and Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue, on Saturday, Aug. 15 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more info., call (561) 904-4000.
• The Mall at Wellington Green will host a Stomp Out Bullying Kickoff event Saturday, Aug. 15 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the mall’s grand court. To learn more, call the mall at (561) 227-6900.
• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Teen AnimeFest for ages 12 to 17 on Saturday, Aug. 15 at 2 p.m. Dress up as your favorite anime, manga and cosplay character, watch shows, learn trivia and enjoy snacks. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.
• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host its Lego Builders Club for ages 5 to 12 on Saturday, Aug. 15 at 2:30 p.m. Meet fellow builders and work on creative projects. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.
• Dance Arts Conservatory’s Broadway Stars will present Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr. at the Crest Theatre in Delray Beach on Saturday, Aug. 15 at 3 and 7 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 16 at 2 p.m. Call (561) 243-7922, ext. 1 for more info.
• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Minecraft Coding Mini-Camp for ages 11 to 15 on Saturday, Aug. 15 at 2 p.m. and Monday, Aug. 17 at 6 p.m. Learn how to use ComputerCraft to code with Minecraft. The instructional program will teach the basics of coding for Minecraft. Laptops and software will be provided. Priority will be given to those who can attend both sessions. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register.
• A team of 21 students have spent their summer at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre (1001 E. Indiantown Road, Jupiter) participating in a free summer mentorship program to produce Tennessee Williams’ celebrated drama The Glass Menagerie, which is set to take place on Saturday, Aug. 15 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for students. For more info., visit www.jupitertheatre.org or call (561) 575-2223.
• The Wellington Amphitheater (12100 W. Forest Hill Blvd.) will host a free concert on Saturday, Aug. 15 at 8 p.m. featuring a Steely Dan tribute by Dirty Work. Call (561) 753-2484 for more info.
Sunday, Aug. 16
• St. Michael Lutheran Church (1925 Birkdale Drive, Wellington) invites all students, school staff and travelers who are going back to school to have their backpacks blessed. Both services on Sunday, Aug. 16 at 8:30 and 10 a.m. will offer prayers and blessings. For more information, contact Kelly email@example.com or Ryan at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the church at (561) 793-4999.
• The Acreage Green Market will take place Sunday, Aug. 16 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Acreage Community Park (6701 140th Ave. North). For more info., visit www.acreagegreenmarket.com or call (561) 723-3898.
• Temple Beth Tikvah (4550 Jog Road, Greenacres) will hold its annual open house on Sunday, Aug. 16 from 10 a.m. to noon. The community is invited to meet the members of the Sisterhood, the Men’s Club, the PrimeTimers Couple’s Club, the Mitzvah Group leader, the religious school director and tour the building. Bring your friends and all the kids for a morning of fun. Call (561) 967-3600 for more info.
• Dance Unlimited (10101 Lantana Road, Lake Worth) will host a block party Sunday, Aug. 16 from noon to 4 p.m. to benefit the Center Stage Dance Company. There will be a cut-a-thon with $15 haircuts on a first-come, first-served basis with professional hairstylists. There will also be a silent auction, food and refreshments for sale and more. RSVP by visiting www.facebook.com/events/948319548521531.
Tuesday, Aug. 18
• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Superhero Perler Bead Creations for ages 8 to 12 on Tuesday, Aug. 18 at 3:30 p.m. Create your favorite superhero mask or logo out of perler beads or design your own. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.
• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Pizza Chat for ages 12 to 17 on Tuesday, Aug. 18 at 6 p.m. Bring a book, comic, short-story, magazine, fan fiction or manga. Chat with the group about it while enjoying pizza and drinks. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.
• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Bookmark Bonanza for adults on Tuesday, Aug. 18 at 6:30 p.m. Have fun at this open-ended creative session with paper, mixed media and more. Add to the fun by leaving one or more bookmarks somewhere in the library stacks for someone to find and use. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register.
Wednesday, Aug. 19
• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Adult Coloring: Meditative Mandala for ages 16 and up on Wednesday, Aug. 19 at 2:15 p.m. “Mandala” comes from the Sanskrit word meaning “circle,” and these intricate, circular designs are believed to represent perfection, wholeness and oneness. Rediscover the creative and relaxing attributes of coloring while you meditate on and personalize your own individual mandala. Materials will be provided. Call (561) 790-6030 for more info.
• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host STEM Power: Binary Code Necklaces for ages 7 to 11 on Wednesday, Aug. 19 at 3:30 p.m. Create a necklace that represents your first name or your initials in binary code. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.
• The Palm Beach County Medical Society will hold its resident and medical student welcome reception on Wednesday, Aug. 19 at Meat Market (191 Bradley Place, Palm Beach) from 6 to 8 p.m. Complimentary beer, wine and appetizers will be available. The event is free for members and $30 non-members. RSVP to email@example.com or call (561) 433-3940, ext. 28 for more info.
• Wellington will sponsor a Neighborhood Watch Meeting in the Stonegate Community on Wednesday, Aug. 19 at 6:30 p.m. Neighborhood advocates and PBSO deputies will discuss community crime trends and offer crime prevention tips. Call (561) 791-4796 for more info.
Thursday, Aug. 20
• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Baby Story Time Favorites for infants under 23 months on Thursday, Aug. 20 at 10 a.m. Call (561) 790-6030 for more info.
• The Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce will host an economic forum luncheon on Thursday, Aug. 20 at 11:30 a.m. at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts (701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach). The guest speaker will be Schools Superintendent Dr. Robert Avossa on “Preventing Florida’s Brain Drain.” Visit www.cpbchamber.com for more info.
• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Scratch Art Picture Frames for ages 8 to 12 on Thursday, Aug. 20 at 2 p.m. Create a multi-colored picture frame using scratch art paper and a stylus. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.
• Wellington Tennis Center (3100 Lyons Road) will host a Youth Tennis Play Day on Thursday, Aug. 20. Players age 10 and under will play from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., and players age 11 and over will take the court from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. For more info., call (561) 791-4775 or visit www.wellingtonfl.gov.
• The Western Business Alliance will hold its August social on Thursday, Aug. 20 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Wild West Diner (11121 Southern Blvd.). Visit www.thewesternbusinessalliance.com for info.
• The Mounts Botanical Garden (531 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach) will host Building Resiliency in the Garden on Thursday, Aug. 20 at 6 p.m. Extension Agent Laurie Albrecht will focus on salt-tolerant plants and drought-tolerant plants, and address potential changes in climate. The cost is $15 for members and $25 for non-members. Call (561) 233-1757 or visit www.mounts.org for more info.
Friday, Aug. 21
• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Back to School Crafts for ages 5 to 10 on Friday, Aug. 21 at 3:30 p.m. Get in the mood for the new school year with crafts that are cool for school. Make personalized bookmarks, pencil cases, folders or notebooks that have your unique style and flair. Call (561) 790-6030 for more info.
• Auditions for the annual Stars of Tomorrow youth talent show will take place Friday, Aug. 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Royal Palm Beach Cultural Center (151 Civic Center Way). Sponsored by the Caribbean-Americans for Community Involvement (CAFCI), the show will be on Sunday, Aug. 30 at 5 p.m. at the Royal Palm Beach Cultural Center. For more info., visit www.cafcipbc.org or contact Nadine White Boyd at firstname.lastname@example.org or (561) 351-6895.
• The Okeeheelee Nature Center will host Owl Prowl, the first program in the new Okeeheelee After Hours series, for ages 6 and up on Friday, Aug. 21 at 7 p.m. Meet and learn about the nature center’s live educational owls, then join a guide on a nature walk and search for resident wild owls in the pine flatwoods forest. The cost is $5 per person. Wear close-toed shoes and bring a flashlight and bug spray. RSVP at least two days in advance at (561) 233-1400, ext. 6. Visit www.pbcparks.com/nature for more info.
Saturday, Aug. 22
• The Village of Wellington is partnering with Ultima Fitness & Wellness, Wellington The Magazine and Walgreens to host the Wellington Fitness & Wellness Education Day on Saturday, Aug. 22 with education sessions, demonstrations and classes from 9 a.m. to noon, as well as access to Ultima for the day to attendees who donate classroom supplies. Healthy foods, juices, supplements and chair massages will also be available, while Walgreens will offer flu shots and health screenings. Wellington teachers in attendance are eligible to receive a donation of school supplies for their classroom. Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov for more info.
• The Village of Wellington will host a Preserving Homeownership Clinic on Saturday, Aug. 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Village Park (11700 Pierson Road) to educate Wellington residents on programs and options to assist homeowners who may be facing foreclosure, with representatives from the Urban League and the Legal Aid Society. For more info., visit www.ulpbc.org or call (561) 833-1461.
• The Mounts Botanical Garden (531 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach) will present Tropical Fruit Trees on Saturday, Aug. 22 at 9 a.m. Master Gardener Larry Grosser will discuss the history, propagation and identification of fruit tree varieties. The cost is $20 for members and $30 for non-members. Call (561) 233-1757 or visit www.mounts.org for more info.
• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host “Fantasy Football: Live Draft Online League” for adults Saturday, Aug. 22 at 1 p.m. Join the NFL Fantasy Football League for fun and camaraderie at this kickoff session. Snacks will be provided. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register.