Calendar For February 1 – February 7, 2019

    Saturday Feb. 2

    • The 2019 South Florida Fair will continue through Sunday, Feb. 3 at the South Florida Fairgrounds featuring a “Superheroes” theme. For tickets and more information, visit www.southfloridafair.com.

    • The Loxahatchee Chapter of the Florida Trail Association will walk in John Prince Park (2520 Lake Worth Road, Lake Worth) on Saturday, Feb. 2 at 7:30 a.m. Call Paul Cummings at (561) 963-9906 for more info.

    Equestrian Trails Elementary School (9720 Stribling Way, Wellington) will host a garage sale on Saturday, Feb. 2 from 8 a.m. to noon. There will be plenty of items for sale, and the entire community is invited. For more info., call (561) 904-9600.

    • The Village of Royal Palm Beach will host its annual Kids Yard Sale on Saturday, Feb. 2 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Veterans Park (1036 Royal Palm Beach Blvd.). Clean out your child’s room or get great bargains on items for children. For more info., call (561) 753-1232 or visit www.royalpalmbeach.com.

    • The Green Market at Wellington will be held Saturday, Feb. 2 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. near the Wellington Amphitheater. For info., visit www.greenmarketatwellington.com.

    • The Palm Beach Zoo will host Dragonfest, its annual celebration of the Chinese New Year, on Saturday, Feb. 2 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The world-renowned John Wai Martial Arts Academy will celebrate the Year of the Pig with authentic dragon performances and lion dances in the interactive fountain area. For more info., visit www.palmbeachzoo.org/dragonfest-2019.

    • The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Intermediate Tai Chi for ages 12 and up on Saturdays, Feb. 2, 9, 16 and 23 at 9 a.m., with Beginners Tai Chi at 10:15 a.m. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

    • The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host an Acoustic Java Jam for adults on Saturday, Feb. 2 at 2 p.m. Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent, or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee will be provided. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

    • The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Fun With Coding for ages 7 and up on Saturday, Feb. 2 at 2:30 p.m. and Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 6:30 p.m. Learn to code with Coder Dojo mentors. Laptops will be provided; personal laptops are also welcome. Parents/caregivers must attend. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

    • The Great Charity Challenge, presented by Fidelity Investments, will be held at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center on Saturday, Feb. 2 during Saturday Night Lights starting at 6 p.m. For more info., visit www.greatcharitychallenge.com.

    • The Wellington Amphitheater will host a free concert by the Screaming Orphans on Saturday, Feb. 2 at 7:30 p.m. Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/events for more info.

    Sunday, Feb. 3

    • Wellington Parks & Recreation invites the public to attend Free Pickleball Clinics for all ages starting Sunday, Feb. 3, continuing March 3 and April 7, at Village Park (11700 Pierson Road). For additional information and pickleball open play availability, visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/openplay.

    • The Royal Palm Beach Green Market & Bazaar will be held Sunday, Feb. 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Veterans Park (1036 Royal Palm Beach Blvd.). For more info., visit www.rpbgreenmarket.com.

    • The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Miniature Garden: Valentine’s Day for ages 14 and up on Sunday, Feb. 3 at 2 p.m. Let Cupid be your guide as you create a pint-sized garden for you or your valentine. Materials will be provided. Bring a glue gun if you have one. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

    • The 2019 season at the International Polo Club Palm Beach will continue Sunday, Feb. 3 with the Ylvisaker Cup. For tickets, or more information, call (561) 204-5687 or visit www.internationalpoloclub.com.

    Monday, Feb. 4

    • The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Preserving Your Family Heritage: Scanning Images on Monday, Feb. 4 at 10 a.m.; Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 2 p.m.; and Friday, Feb. 8 at 10 a.m. Bring up to 100 photos in good condition and a flash drive to save the digital images using a high-speed scanner. Call (561) 790-6030 to make an appointment.

    • The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host its Chess Club for ages 5 to 12 on Monday, Feb. 4 at 2:30 p.m. Basic game knowledge is required. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

    • The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Ozobot Madness for ages 8 to 12 on Monday, Feb. 4 at 3:30 p.m. Gain skills in logic and computer programming with these fun and adorable robots. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

    • Wellington’s Community Services Department will hold a Neighborhood Watch Meeting for the Folkestone/Yarmouth Communities on Monday, Feb. 4 at 6 p.m. Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov or call (561) 791-4796 for more info.

    • The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host English Exchange for adults on Mondays, Feb. 4, 11 and 25 at 6:30 p.m. Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

    • The Loxahatchee Chapter of the Florida Trail Association will meet on Monday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. at Okeeheelee Nature Center (7715 Forest Hill Blvd.) with refreshments at 7 p.m. Call Roy Moore at (561) 422-2189 for more info.

    Tuesday, Feb. 5

    • 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, Feb. 5 and Thursday, Feb. 7 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 Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Paper Weaving for ages 5 to 12 on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at 3 p.m. Transform simple strips of paper into dynamic paper weavings. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

    • The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Animal Reading Friends (ARF) for grades K through 5 on Tuesdays, Feb. 5, 12, 19 and 26 at 3 p.m. Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

    • The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host This Little Piggy Had Chinese New Year for ages 3 to 6 on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at 3 p.m. It’s the Year of the Pig. Celebrate with pig stories, games, crafts and activities that highlight Chinese New Year. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

    • The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Coding With Tech Toys: Bee-Bots for ages 6 to 9 on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at 4 p.m. and Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 6:30 p.m. Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

    • Wellington’s Community Services Department will hold a Neighborhood Watch Meeting in Rye Terrace on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at 6 p.m. Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov or call (561) 791-4796 for more info.

    • The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host a Pizza Chat for ages 12 and up on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at 6:30 p.m. Chat with the group about a book, movie, game, anime or show while enjoying pizza and drinks. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

    • Audubon of the Everglades will hold its monthly meeting and lecture on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at 7 p.m. with light refreshments at 6:30 p.m. at FAU’s Pine Jog Environmental Education Center (6301 Summit Blvd., West Palm Beach). The speaker will be Dr. Mark Cook, section leader of the Everglades Systems Assessment Section of the South Florida Water Management District. Visit www.auduboneverglades.org for more info.

    Wednesday, Feb. 6

    • Sprouts Farmers Market will hold a Hiring Fair on Wednesday, Feb. 6 and Thursday, Feb. 7 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Embassy Suites by Hilton (1601 Belvedere Road, West Palm Beach). A 30,000-square-foot store at 816 S. State Road 7 in Wellington will open on Wednesday, March 20. The new store is bringing approximately 140 full-time and part-time career opportunities to the area. Visit www.sprouts.com/careers or call (866) 925-2396 for non-managerial roles.

    • The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host “Write, Read, Critique!” for adults on Fridays, Feb. 8 and Feb. 22 at 9:30 a.m. Join in this informal roundtable discussion where participants share and improve their craft. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

    American Legion Auxiliary Unit 367 of Royal Palm Beach will meet on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 10 a.m. at the Palms West Presbyterian Church (13689 Okeechobee Blvd., Loxahatchee Groves). For more info., call Marge Herzog at (561) 818-9114.

    • The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Painting on Glass: Monet’s Garden for ages 14 and up on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 2 p.m. Materials will be provided. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

    • The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host “Pirate Arrrt!” for ages 5 to 12 on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 3 p.m. Create colorful, pirate-themed artwork that you can hang in your captain’s quarters. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

    • The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Knit & Crochet With Project Linus for ages 16 and up on Wednesdays, Feb. 6, 13, 20 and 27 at 4 p.m. The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. Drop in for all or part of the time. Snacks will be provided. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

    • The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Paper Mosaics for ages 5 to 12 on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 6 p.m. Arrange pieces of paper to make a colorful masterpiece. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

    • Wellington’s Community Services Department will hold a Neighborhood Watch Meeting in Wiltshire Village on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 6 p.m. Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov or call (561) 791-4796 for more info.

    • The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Anime for ages 12 and up on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 6:30 p.m. If you like manga, anime, cosplaying and more, then this is your chance to meet others just like you. Snacks will be provided. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

    Thursday, Feb. 7

    • The Future of Medicine Summit XII, presented by the Palm Beach County Medical Society, will take place Thursday, Feb. 7 and Friday, Feb. 8 at the Kravis Center’s Cohen Pavilion in West Palm Beach. The event will feature Dr. Patrice A. Harris, president-elect of the American Medical Association. The event opens on Feb. 7 with a VIP reception, poster symposium and exhibit hall at 5 p.m., followed by a VIP dinner from 6 to 8 p.m. The all-day sessions are set for Friday, Feb. 8 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more info., contact Katherine Zuber at katherinez@pbcms.org or (561) 433-3940, ext. 102, or visit www.pbcms.org.

    • The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host English Exchange for adults on Thursdays, Feb. 7, 14, 21 and 28 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, Feb. 7 at 2 p.m. and Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 6:30 p.m. Bring personal photos or memorabilia. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

    • The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Chinese Zodiac Charms for ages 5 to 12 on Thursday, Feb. 7 at 3 p.m. Learn about the Chinese zodiac and make a fun craft. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

    • The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Miss Carly’s Crochet Class for ages 9 and up on Thursday, Feb. 7 at 4 p.m. and Thursday, Feb. 21 at 4 p.m. Learn the basics of crochet or show off your crochet skills and help newbies. Bring a size H, I, J or K hook and skein of worsted-weight yarn. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

    • The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Sit ’n’ Stitch for ages 9 and up on Thursday, Feb. 7 at 5 p.m. Socialize while you crochet. Work on your current project and share ideas with new friends. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

    • The Wellington Amphitheater will host a free concert by the King’s Academy performing Broadway music, along with food trucks, on Thursday, Feb. 7 from 5 to 9:30 p.m. Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/events for more info.

    • The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host a Writers’ Critique Workshop for adults on Thursday, Feb. 7 at 6:30 p.m. Share, offer and accept constructive criticism to improve your fiction, nonfiction and poetry in a supportive atmosphere. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register.

    • The Genealogical Society of Palm Beach County will meet Thursday, Feb. 7 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Main Multipurpose Room at the Palm Beach County Main Library (3650 Summit Blvd., West Palm Beach). The program will feature a presentation by Software MacKiev representative Mark Olsen. Olsen will discuss the newest information and features of FamilyTreeMaker. For more info., contact the GSPBC at (561) 616-3455 or ancestry@gensocofpbc.org. Learn more at www.gensocofpbc.org.

    Friday, Feb. 8

    • The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Our Presidents for ages 5 to 10 on Friday, Feb. 8 at 3 p.m. Presidents Day is the perfect time to make a patriotic craft. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

    • The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Broken Hearts Pop-Up Cards & Valentine’s Crafts for ages 12 to 17 on Friday, Feb. 8 at 4:30 p.m. Create special Valentine’s Day cards and crafts to share. Snacks will be provided. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

    • The Kids Cancer Foundation will host a Valentine’s Day Kids Night Out on Friday, Feb. 8 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. with activities provided by Art Cellar. For more info., visit www.kidscancersf.org.

    Saturday, Feb. 9

    • The Race for Freedom 5K Run & Walk sponsored by the Palm Beach County Human Trafficking Task Force will be held on Saturday, Feb. 9 at Okeeheelee Park’s Micanopy Pavilion. Check-in starts at 6:30 a.m., and the race begins on 8 a.m. For more info., e-mail foleyr@pbso.org or visit www.pbcpba.org/ht-5k.

    The Green Market at Wellington will be held Saturday, Feb. 9 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. near the Wellington Amphitheater. For info., visit www.greenmarketatwellington.com.

    • The Wellington Amphitheater will host a free Three Dog Night tribute concert by Celebrate on Saturday, Feb. 9 at 7:30 p.m. Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/events for more info.

    Sunday, Feb. 10

    A Day for Autism: Building Bridges with Law Enforcement Picnic will be held Sunday, Feb. 10 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Wellington Community Center. RSVP at https://adayforautismpicnic.eventbrite.com.

    • The 2019 season at the International Polo Club Palm Beach will continue Sunday, Feb. 10 with the Ylvisaker Cup Final. For more information, call (561) 204-5687 or visit www.internationalpoloclub.com.

    • Chabad of Royal Palm Beach will host its 10th Anniversary Gala on Sunday, Feb. 10 at 6 p.m. at the Chabad Jewish Center (129 Sparrow Drive, Royal Palm Beach). For more info., visit www.jewishroyalpalm.com.

    • Second annual World Championship Equestrian Triathlon at Deeridge Farms to benefit the Neil S. Hirsch Family Boys & Girls Club will be held Sunday, Feb. 10 at 6 p.m. For more info., contact Christine Martin at cmartin@bgcpbc.org or visit www.bgcpbc.org.