Saturday, Oct. 27
• Repticon’s West Palm Beach Reptile & Exotic Animal Show will be at the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center on Saturday, Oct. 27 and Sunday, Oct. 28. For more info., visit www.repticon.com.
• The Kravis Center will present Sankofa Danzafro: The City of Others on Saturday, Oct. 27 and Sunday, Oct. 28. Danzafro hails from Colombia, the country with the second-largest Afro-descent population found in Latin America. The City of Others is a work showcasing powerful Afro-Colombian and Afro-contemporary dance and hip-hop with live drumming and singing. For more info., visit www.kravis.org.
• Audubon of the Everglades will walk Pine Glades in Jupiter on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 8 to 10 a.m. For more info., visit www.auduboneverglades.org.
• The League of YES will host a showcase baseball game on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Wellington’s Village Park on Pierson Road. The event will allow children with disabilities to experience playing the game of baseball in a safe and supportive environment. For more info., e-mail email@example.com, call (631) 235-6906 or visit www.leagueofyes.com/loy-florida.
• The Green Market at Wellington will be open on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. near the Wellington Amphitheater. Visit www.greenmarketatwellington.com or call POTTC Events at (561) 792-9260 for info.
• The second annual Howl-O-Ween Costume Contest at Pooch Pines Dog Park located inside Okeeheelee Park (7715 Forest Hill Blvd.) will be held on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Get ready for a fun morning showing off your pet’s spookiest look. There will be prizes for first, second and third place at this free event, as well as gift bags for the first 50 registered. Registration for the event will be held from 9:30 to 10 a.m., followed by the parade and judging at 10:15 a.m. For more information, call (561) 966-1171.
• Spookyville will continue in Yesteryear Village at the South Florida Fairgrounds (9067 Southern Blvd.) on Saturday, Oct. 27 and Sunday, Oct. 28, as well as Wednesday, Oct. 31. Hours on Saturday and Sunday are from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., and will be 5 to 8 p.m. on Halloween. A petting zoo has been added this year, along with new rides. Tying into the upcoming South Florida Fair’s 2019 superhero theme, every child will receive a superhero cape, while supplies last. For more info., call (561) 790-5245 or visit www.southfloridafair.com.
• Join the Native Canopy Education Program for the festivities at Spookyville. The program will be distributing free native trees and shrubs in three-gallon containers, plus offering lots of information to take home, on Saturday, Oct. 27 and Sunday, Oct. 28 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. during Spookyville at the South Florida Fairgrounds’ Yesteryear Village. Plant recipients must be Palm Beach County residents. There is a limit of two plants per household, while supplies last. For the full Spookyville schedule and admission fees, visit www.southfloridafair.com/events.
• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host The Crop Circle: Scrapbooking Club for ages 14 and up on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 2 p.m. Organize your photos and record your memories by using scrapbooking techniques. Some materials will be provided. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.
• Congregation L’Dor Va-Dor (9804 S. Military Trail, Suite E-4, Second Floor) will host a Jewish Film Night featuring Making Trouble: Three Generations of Funny Jewish Women on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 7:30 p.m. To RSVP, or for more info., call (561) 968-0688 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
• The Young Professionals of Wellington will host its Wicked adult-only Halloween party on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Wanderers Club (1900 Aero Club Drive, Wellington). Tickets include an open bar, casino night, music and dancing, with heavy appetizers served all night long. For tickets, visit www.ypwellington.com/product/wicked-2018.
Sunday, Oct. 28
• Audubon of the Everglades will walk in the Wakodahatchee Wetlands in Boynton Beach on Sunday, Oct. 28 from 8 to 10 a.m. Visit www.auduboneverglades.org for info.
Tuesday, Oct. 30
• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Huggable Monsters for ages 3 to 5 on Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 11:15 a.m. Bring your favorite stuffed animal for a not-so-scary story time about lovable, adorable monsters. Make a craft and do the Monster Mash dance. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.
• The Senior Referral Program of Royal Palm Beach will staff an information desk to help seniors and their caregivers identify and access services for their special needs on Tuesday, Oct. 30 and Thursday, Nov. 1 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Royal Palm Beach Recreation Center (100 Sweet Bay Lane). No appointment is needed for this free service; just stop by the desk. For more info., call (561) 790-5188. People interested in volunteering are also encouraged to stop by.
• The Royal Palm Beach Community Band will host its Spooktacular Concert on Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. at Crestwood Middle School. Visit www.royalpalmbeach.com for more info.
• Congregation L’Dor Va’Dor (9804 S. Military Trail, Suite E-4, Second Floor) will host Tzedocrates, an exploration of vital issues and topics in today’s world, on Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. The topic will be “Explaining the Constitutional Amendments.” Guest Geoff Kashdan will provide the League of Women Voters’ view, and Rabbi Barry Silver will provide a Jewish law and ethics view. For more info., call (561) 968-0688.
Wednesday, Oct. 31
• Audubon of the Everglades will visit the Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge in Boynton Beach on Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 6:30 to 11:30 a.m. to observe a fly-out of roosting birds. For more info., visit www.auduboneverglades.org.
• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host a Crazy Costume Parade & Story Time for children under 5 on Wednesday, Oct. 31 at 10 a.m. March around in the annual parade dressed up in your favorite costume. Listen to stories, watch a not-so-scary movie and make a seasonal craft. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.
• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Teeny Halloween for children under 2 on Wednesday, Oct. 31 at 10:15 a.m. Enjoy a spooky celebration with stories, songs, rhymes and treats just for the littlest members of the family. Snacks will be provided. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.
• Bring your little ones dressed up in their most fun or ghoulish outfits to trick-or-treat inside the Mall at Wellington Green on Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 4 to 6 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. Participating retailers will pass out candy in a climate-controlled and safe environment as long as supplies last. Partnering with the mall for the event is Wellington-based Home Away From Home Child Care Learning Center. The MallStars Kids Club is a club for kids ages 10 years and younger, although you don’t have to be a member to enjoy the Halloween event. Visit www.shopwellingtongreen.com/mallstars-kids-club for more info.
• Join Wellington’s Community Services Department and Wellington High School’s DECA Club on Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 5 to 7 p.m. for a free Trunk-Or-Treat Event in the student parking lot at Wellington High School (2101 Greenview Shores Blvd.). Attendees are asked to bring canned goods for the Hometown Holiday Food Drive to help residents in need this holiday season. This annual event is a safe, family-friendly twist on trick or treating. Volunteers will decorate their vehicles and distribute Halloween treats out of their trunks for children ages 10 and under. Families can also enjoy music, refreshments, craft tables, food trucks, a costume contest for children and more. If you’re interested in decorating your car and passing out candy, call (561) 795-4919 or e-mail email@example.com.
Thursday, Nov. 1
• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host an English Exchange on Thursdays, Nov. 1, 8, 15 and 29 at 1:30 p.m. Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.
• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Create a Memory Page: Scrapbooking Fun for ages 16 and up on Thursday, Nov. 1 at 2 p.m. Bring personal photos or memorabilia and supplies will be provided. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.
• The Wellington Amphitheater will host a free concert by the King’s Academy Conservatory of the Arts, along with a food truck invasion, on Thursday, Nov. 1 from 5 to 9:30 p.m. Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/events for more info.
• Women of the Western Communities will meet Thursday, Nov. 1 at the Wellington National Golf Club (400 Binks Forest Drive). A “meet and mingle” begins at 6 p.m. with dinner starting at 6:30 p.m. The group will make fleece blankets for Harmony House and collect food items for Thanksgiving dinner baskets. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, Nov. 2
• The Wellington Amphitheater will host a free screening of the movie Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation on Friday, Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m. For more info., visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/events.
Saturday, Nov. 3
• Audubon of the Everglades will host a bird walk at Stormwater Treatment Area 1E in Wellington on Saturday, Nov. 3 from 7:30 a.m. to noon. Visit www.auduboneverglades.org for more info.
• The Charlotte Hans Foundation will host its 10th annual Charlotte Hans Softball Challenge on Saturday, Nov. 3 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Wellington’s Village Park (11700 Pierson Road). Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children over age 7. The event is family-oriented, offering bounce houses, music, food and raffles for everyone to enjoy. For more info., visit www.chansfoundation.com or find them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/charlottehansfoundation.
• The Green Market at Wellington will be held on Saturday, Nov. 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. near the Wellington Amphitheater. Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov for more info.
• The Mounts Botanical Garden’s Fall Plant Sale (559 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach) will be held Saturday, Nov. 3 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Native Canopy Education Program booth will have information available on both native and invasive plants. For more info., e-mail email@example.com or call (561) 233-1790.
• The local Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation chapter will celebrate its 10-year anniversary of the Take Steps Walk in West Palm Beach on Saturday, Nov. 3 at CityPlace, with festivities beginning at 10 a.m. In addition to the walk, there will be live music, vendors and breakfast. Interested participants can register by calling (561) 218-2929 or visit www.cctakesteps.org/westpalm2018.
• The American Cancer Society’s fifth annual Bark for Life of Palm Beach County will be held Saturday, Nov. 3 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Royal Palm Beach Commons Park Dog Park, located at 11600 Poinciana Blvd. The event will include pet-related vendors, dog contests, activities for kids, a lure course, food trucks and more. For more info., visit www.facebook.com/bflpalmbeachcounty.
• The Village of Wellington will host its “Once Upon a Crime” Mystery Dinner Theater on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 5:30 p.m. at the Wellington Community Center. Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/events for more info.