Calendar For February 8 – February 16, 2019

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 at 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 more info., visit www.greenmarketatwellington.com.

• The League of Yes will host a free baseball showcase event on Saturday, Feb. 9 at the Village Park baseball fields at 11700 Pierson Road in Wellington from 9 a.m. to noon. The League of Yes is a baseball program for individuals with special abilities. For more info., e-mail krisr@leagueofyes.com or call (631) 235-6906. Buddies and players can register at www.leagueofyes.com/loy-florida.

• The 2019 VIP Spring Soccer Season at AYSO Region 345 at Okeeheelee Park will run from Saturday, Feb. 9 through Saturday, March 16. The AYSO VIP program is an adapted soccer program for children with special needs who cannot successfully participate on mainstream teams. VIP buddies assist the players on the field and encourage them to do the best they can. Sessions will be on Saturdays from 9:15 to 10:30 a.m. For more info., contact Rachel Forberger at rcforb@comcast.net or (561) 762-9069.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Zumbini: Dance & Play Together for children under 3 on Saturday, Feb. 9 and Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 10:15 a.m. Jump into these trendy physical, musical classes. Groove to world music in an upbeat environment for your little one and you. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host DIY Bird Feeders for ages 14 and up on Saturday, Feb. 9 at 2 p.m. Celebrate National Bird-Feeding Month by creating your own bird feeder using recycled items. Materials will be provided. Bring a glue gun if you have one. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Dungeons & Dragons for ages 12 and up on Saturdays, Feb. 9, 16 and 23 at 2 p.m. Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors. Snacks will be provided. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host its Teen Anime Club for ages 12 to 17 on Saturday, Feb. 9 at 3 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) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• 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

• The Royal Palm Beach Green Market & Bazaar will be held Sunday, Feb. 10 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Veterans Park (1036 Royal Palm Beach Blvd.). For more info., visit www.rpbgreenmarket.com.

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.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Book Arts for ages 16 and up on Sunday, Feb. 10 at 1 p.m. Transform books into works of art by learning the basics of book origami. Materials will be provided. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Sahaja Meditation on Sunday, Feb. 10 at 2 p.m. This time-honored technique reduces stress, brings better focus and helps you become more balanced. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

• Chabad of Royal Palm Beach will host its Reaching Greater Heights 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., call (561) 225-1766 or 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.

• St. Michael Lutheran Church (1925 Birkdale Drive, Wellington) will host a Free Piano Concert on Sunday, Feb. 10 featuring the piano protégées of Dr. Roberta Rust, a professor of music at Lynn University in Boca Raton. Music Director Darren Matias will play in the grand finale. The evening will start with a reception at 6 p.m., followed by the concert at 6:30 p.m. For more info., call (561) 793-4999.

Monday, Feb. 11

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Make a Comic for ages 5 to 12 on Monday, Feb. 11 at 2:30 p.m. Create and design your own colorful comic strips. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Crafts for Kids for ages 4 to 8 on Monday, Feb. 11 at 3:30 p.m. Make a fun Valentine’s Day craft and a new friend at this family crafting event. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host a Valentine’s Day Perler Parlor for ages 9 and up on Monday, Feb. 11 at 4 p.m. Get creative with different patterns and designs with Perler Beads for Valentine’s Day. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host “The Coloring Club: Valentine’s Day” for ages 13 and up on Monday, Feb. 11 at 6 p.m. Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials will be provided, or bring your own. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host its Chess Club for adults on Monday, Feb. 11 at 6 p.m. Basic game knowledge is required. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register.

Tuesday, Feb. 12

• The Palm Beach County Classroom Teachers Association-Retired will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 11 a.m. at the CTA complex (715 Spencer Drive, West Palm Beach). Call (561) 683-4623 for more info.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Kiddie Stay & Play for ages 2 to 5 on Tuesdays, Feb. 12, 19 and 26 at 11 a.m. Meet with friends for a play date filled with toys, books and puzzles that promote early literacy. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• 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. 12 and Thursday, Feb. 14 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 Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Online Dating: Basics & Safety on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 2 p.m. Master the secrets of online dating, from safety tips to creating the perfect profile. Bring your electronic device. Some computer experience is required. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Art for Adults: Beginner’s Series for ages 16 and up on Tuesdays, Feb. 12, 19 and 26 at 2 p.m. Learn to draw from scratch by attaining and practicing the fundamentals of line, mass and volume. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host DIY Valentines for ages 5 to 12 on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 3 p.m. Skip the store and create a one-of-a-kind Valentine. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

• The law firm of Kaye Bender Rembaum will continue its series of free community association “Ask the Attorneys” seminars on Tuesday, Feb. 12 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Wellington Community Center (12150 W. Forest Hill Blvd.). Complimentary refreshments will be provided. Interested attendees should RSVP to KBRLegalSeminar@piersongrant.com or call (954) 776-1999, ext. 242.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Building a Healthy Body Image & Self-Esteem for adults on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 6 p.m. This program will define body image and self-esteem. Find out how print and social media play into both concepts. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host “Are You Bored? Game On!” for ages 12 and up on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 6 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 23 at 2 p.m. Challenge your friends with board games, card games and puzzles. Snacks will be provided. Call (561) 790-6030 for more info.

• Wellington’s Community Services Department will hold a Neighborhood Watch Meeting in Summerwood Circle on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 6 p.m. Call (561) 791-4796 for more info.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host a Wonders of the Night Sky Telescope Viewing Session for adults on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. Stargaze and learn about constellations with the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches. They will be outside from sunset to 8:30 p.m., if skies are clear. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register.

• The Wellington Village Council will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. at the Wellington Municipal Complex. Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov for more info.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host a Wonders of the Night Sky Telescope Viewing Session on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. Encounter numerous celestial wonders with a telescope viewing provided by the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches, weather permitting. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

Wednesday, Feb. 13

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host “Weave It!” for ages 5 to 12 on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 3 p.m. Choose a shape and learn how to weave it. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host “So You Want to Be a Vlogger: Getting Started” for ages 12 to 17 on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 6 p.m. Becoming a popular video star is a difficult task. This activity provides information on platforms, topics and things you need to know before you start filming. Snacks will be provided. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

• Royal Palm Beach Quarter Auction will host a quarter auction to benefit Amber’s Animal Outreach on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 6 p.m. at the Madison Green Golf Club. For more info., visit www.facebook.com/rpbquarterauction.

• Wellington’s Community Services Department will hold a Neighborhood Watch Meeting in Lakeside Shores on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 6 p.m. Call (561) 791-4796 for more info.

• District 6 County Commissioner Melissa McKinlay will hold a Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.). For more info., contact Kelley Burke at (561) 355-2206 or kburke@pbcgov.org.

• The Wellington Art Society will feature a demonstration by member Edrian Thomidis on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the Wellington Community Center. For more info., visit www.wellingtonartsociety.org.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Book Discussion: Dreams from My Father by Barack Obama for adults on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 6:30 p.m. Copies are available at the research services desk. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register.

• A town hall meeting regarding the Wellington Town Center Project will be held at the Wellington Community Center (12150 W. Forest Hill Blvd.) on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 6:30 p.m. Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov for more info.

• The Northern Palm Beach Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association will meet on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at the Embassy Suites Hotel (4350 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens). Networking will be from 6 to 6:30 p.m. The speaker is Debbie Wemyss who founded DW Consulting. For more info., call Joanne Ryan at (561) 628-3694.

Thursday, Feb. 14

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host a Friendship Circle on Thursday, Feb. 14 at 9:15 a.m. Meet other intellectually disabled young adults and work on skill-building projects in a supportive, encouraging environment. Parents/caregivers must attend. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• Palm Beach County Clerk & Comptroller Sharon Bock will host a Free Group Wedding on Thursday, Feb. 14 at 11:30 a.m. at the National Croquet Center in West Palm Beach. Couples can register by visiting www.mypalmbeachclerk.com/wedding.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host a Valentine’s Party for ages 5 to 12 on Thursday, Feb. 14 at 3 p.m. with games, music and crafts. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host “Happy Valentine’s Day!” for ages 5 to 9 on Thursday, Feb. 14 at 3:30 p.m. Celebrate Valentine’s Day with fun stories, a craft and decorate a sweet treat. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• The Wellington Amphitheater will host a free Boston tribute concert, along with food trucks, on Thursday, Feb. 14 from 5 to 9:30 p.m. Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/events for more info.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Get Gaming for ages 12 and up on Thursday, Feb. 14 at 6 p.m. Game with friends on the PS4 and try new and favorite card and board games. Snacks will be provided. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

Friday, Feb. 15

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Orisirisi African Folklore Presents Moonlight Stories for all ages on Friday, Feb. 15 at 10 a.m. Orisirisi shares the beauty of African life and culture through storytelling with African drumming, spirited call and response songs, and fun-filled audience participation. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host its Pokémon Club for ages 5 to 12 on Friday, Feb. 15 at 3 p.m. Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Orisirisi African Folklore Presents Moonlight Stories for all ages on Friday, Feb. 15 at 3 p.m. Orisirisi shares the beauty of African life and culture through storytelling with African drumming, spirited call and response songs, and fun-filled audience participation. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register.

• The Wellington Amphitheater will host a free Billy Joel tribute concert, along with food trucks, on Friday, Feb. 15 from 5 to 9:30 p.m. Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/events for more info.

• The Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center at the Belle Glade campus of Palm Beach State College will present Billy McGuigan’s Rock Twist on Friday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m., featuring classic rock tunes with a big band twist. Visit www.dollyhand.org for more info.

Saturday, Feb. 16

• The Green Market at Wellington will be held Saturday, Feb. 16 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. near the Wellington Amphitheater. For info., visit www.greenmarketatwellington.com.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host a Musical Concert for adults by Vikash Sharma, a celebrated local singer and musician of Guyanese descent, performing classical Indian music, on Saturday, Feb. 16 at 3:30 p.m. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register.

• The annual Lucchese 40-Goal Challenge to benefit the Polo Players Support Group will return to the International Polo Club Palm Beach on Saturday, Feb. 16 at 3 p.m. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Contact Dave Offen at dave@polosupport.com or call (516) 528-3821 or (647) 620-4533 for more information, or visit www.polosupport.com.

• The Wellington Classic Brew Fest will take place Saturday, Feb. 16 from 3 to 7 p.m. at Wellington Town Center, with craft brews and live music by the Andrew Morris Band playing country hits and classics. Visit www.wellingtonclassicbrewfest.com for more info.

• The Wellington Amphitheater will host food trucks and free Foreigner tribute concert on Saturday, Feb. 16 from 5 to 9:30 p.m. Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/events for more info.

• Feeding the Hungry Inc. will host its inaugural fundraising event on Saturday, Feb. 16 from 7 to 11 p.m. with its “Sharing the Love” bash at the Wellington National Golf Club (400 Binks Forest Drive, Wellington). The nonprofit organization provides tutoring for children and ESOL classes to adults and distributes food, as well as clothing, furniture, toys, appliances and home goods, to more than 400 families from five locations within Palm Beach County. For more info., visit www.feedingthehungryinc.org.

Sunday, Feb. 17

• The 2019 season at the International Polo Club Palm Beach will continue Sunday, Feb. 17 with the Butler Handicap. For tickets, or more information, call (561) 204-5687 or visit www.internationalpoloclub.com.

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