Calendar For March 15 – March 21, 2019

Saturday, March 16

• The Repticon West Palm Beach Reptile & Exotic Animal Show will be at the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center on Saturday, March 16 and Sunday, March 17. For more info., visit www.repticon.com.

• The 26th annual Asian Trade, Food Fair & Cultural Show will be at the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center on Saturday, March 16 and Sunday, March 17. For more info., visit www.asianfair.org.

• The Florida Gun & Knife Show will be held Saturday, March 16 and Sunday, March 17 at the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center. Visit www.flgunshows.com for more info.

• The Loxahatchee Chapter of the Florida Trail Association will walk in Okeeheelee Park South (7715 Forest Hill Blvd.) on Saturday, March 16 at 7:30 a.m. Call Bruce at (772) 333-1837 for more info.

• Polo America will present the 2019 Wellington Barn Tour to benefit the Semper Fi Fund starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday, March 16. Luxury buses will depart every 30 minutes to tour four incredible barns. The cost is $55 per person. Visit www.poloamerica.com/wellington-barn-tour or call (760) 668-6093 for more info.

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

• The Native Canopy Program will hold a free native plant giveaway at the Westgate Bike Rodeo at the Westgate Park & Recreation Center (3691 Oswego Ave.) on Saturday, March 16 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Palm Beach County residents can bring home two free three-gallon-container-sized native trees or shrubs, learn about native canopy plants, invasive plants, and planting for birds, butterflies and other wildlife. Contact Environmental Horticulture Program Assistant Adrienne Deutsch at adeutsch@pbcgov.org or (561) 233-1790 for more info.

• The Yesteryear Village Lecture Series will feature “The Adventures of Charlie Pierce” with Harvey E. Oyer III on Saturday, March 16 at 11 a.m. For more information, visit www.southfloridafair.com/events.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host an Acoustic Java Jam for adults on Saturday, March 16 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) 790-6030 for more info.

• The Wellington Amphitheater will host Wellington Idol 2019 on Saturday, March 16 at 7 p.m. Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/idol for more info.

Sunday, March 17

• The Loxahatchee Chapter of the Florida Trail Association will walk in the Peaceful Waters Preserve (11676 Pierson Road, Wellington) on Sunday, March 17 at 8 a.m. Call Paul Cummings at (561) 596-4423 for more info.

• The Royal Palm Beach Green Market & Bazaar will be held Sunday, March 17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Veterans Park (1036 Royal Palm Beach Blvd.). For more info., visit www.rpbgreenmarket.com.

• The 2019 season at the International Polo Club Palm Beach will continue Sunday, March 17 with the USPA Gold Cup. For tickets, or more info., call (561) 204-5687 or visit www.internationalpoloclub.com.

• Audubon Everglades will walk in the Wakodahatchee Wetlands in Delray Beach on Sunday, March 17 from 5 to 7 p.m. Visit www.auduboneverglades.org or call (508) 296-0238 for more info.

“American Equestrians Got Talent” is back with a finale set for Sunday, March 17 at 6 p.m. at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival VIP tent (13500 South Shore Blvd., Wellington). Online auditions are open at www.aegtusa.com. For updates, registration forms, audition tips, venue information and to submit an online audition, visit www.aegtusa.com.

Monday, March 18

• The Palm Beach Zoo will host Spring Break Zoo Camp for ages 5 to 8 on Monday, March 18 through Friday, March 22, and Monday, March 25, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy up-close animal encounters, behind-the-scenes tours, group projects and more. Register at www.palmbeachzoo.org/zoo-camp.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Pokémon Plus for ages 5 to 12 on Monday, March 18 at 2 p.m. Play or trade Pokémon, Yu-Gi-Oh or any other games with friends and fellow fans. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Rainbow Noodle Art for ages 6 and up on Monday, March 18 at 2:30 p.m. Learn how rainbows are formed in nature, and then make your own with multicolored pasta noodles. Create colorful jewelry and other fun crafts. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Lego Bricks for ages 6 to 11 on Tuesday, March 19 at 2:30 p.m. Build, imagine and play with Lego bricks. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Musical Toddlers & Tykes for children under 4 on Monday, March 18 at 3:30 p.m. Jam along to favorite story time songs with instruments for you to play. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts will present the Argus Quartet with violinists Clara Kim and Jason Issokson, violist Dana Kelley and cellist Joann Whang on Monday, March 18 at 7:30 p.m. as part of the Young Artists series. Visit www.kravis.org for more info.

Tuesday, March 19

• 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, March 19 and Thursday, March 21 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 Butterflies Are Amazing for ages 6 to 12 on Tuesday, March 19 at 2 p.m. Examine native caterpillars and their chrysalises and guess what kind of butterflies they become, then make a colorful one of your own. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host a Bee Bot Bonanza for ages 6 to 10 on Tuesday, March 19 at 3 p.m. Come play with these adorable robots while learning logic and programming skills. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Dr. Ruth & Judge Judy: Two Unique Media Personalities for adults on Tuesday, March 19 at 3 p.m. Dr. Rose Feinberg discusses each woman’s early life, accomplishments, challenges and fascinating events that led to becoming a media personality. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Spring Break Bingo for ages 5 to 12 on Tuesday, March 19 at 3 p.m. Create your own card and see if luck is on your side. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Get Gaming for ages 12 and up on Tuesday, March 19 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.

• The Kretzer Music Foundation’s Music for the Mind Concert Series will return on Tuesday, March 19 at 7 p.m. in the Harriet Himmel Theatre at CityPlace in West Palm Beach with pianist David Crohan. All proceeds from the concert will benefit children’s programs of the Lighthouse for the Blind of the Palm Beaches. Guests also have the option to meet Crohan during a special VIP cocktail reception at 6 p.m. The VIP reception includes wine, light hors d’oeuvres and premier seating for $50 per person. For tickets, call Complete Ticket Solutions at (866) 449-2489 or visit https://tickets.completeticketsolutions.com/kretzer/online.

• The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts will present Friends: The Musical Parody on Tuesday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m. and Wednesday, March 20 at 6 and 9 p.m. Visit www.kravis.org for more info.

Wednesday, March 20

The League of Women Voters Hot Topic Luncheon will feature Professor Terryl Lawrence speaking about advocate, singer and dancer Josephine Baker on Wednesday, March 20 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Atlantis Country Club. Register online at www.lwvpbc.org or call Estelle Friedman at (561) 968-4123.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Unmask Your Inner Hero for ages 4 to 10 on Wednesday, March 20 at 2 p.m. Wear your costume and get ready to save the day, with crafts, games, activities and props for awesome hero photos. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Paper Plate Flowers for ages 5 to 12 on Wednesday, March 20 at 3 p.m. Paint colorful flowers that are perfect for springtime decorations. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Book Chat: Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed for adults on Wednesday, March 20 at 6 p.m. Refreshments will be provided. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

Thursday, March 21

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Women’s History Kahoot, Karaoke & Pizza for ages 12 to 17 on Thursday, March 21 at 2:30 p.m. Play Kahoot trivia using a library laptop or your own device to answer questions about famous women, sing a song by a famous female singer and munch on pizza. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Paint Like Monet for ages 5 to 12 on Thursday, March 21 at 3 p.m. Use watercolors to paint like an impressionist painter. Dress for a mess. 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, March 21 at 4 p.m. Learn the basics of crochet or show off your mad crochet skills. Bring a size H, I, J or K hook and skein of worsted-weight yarn. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Wellington Jewish Center will host Purim in Morocco on Thursday, March 21 at 5 p.m. at the Olympia Clubhouse (9100 Fatio Blvd., Wellington) featuring a Megillah reading followed by a festive meal of Moroccan cuisine with music and fun for the kids. Tickets are $25 for adults and $12 for children 12 and under. RSVP to (561) 333-4663 or rabbim@bellsouth.net.

• Chabad of Royal Palm Beach (129 Sparrow Drive) will host Purim in Outer Space on Thursday, March 21 at 5:30 p.m. Enjoy an out-of-this-world feast with a Mad Science show, music, dancing, raffles and prizes. For more info., e-mail info@jewishroyalpalm.com or call (561) 225-1766.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Career Transitions for adults on Thursday, March 21 at 6:30 p.m. Enhance your job search, write an effective résumé and cover letter or explore a new career path. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register.

Bill Cline, section leader for hunter safety and public shooting ranges with the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission, will present information and answer questions about the new Palm Beach County Sports Park facility on Thursday, March 21 at 7 p.m. at the Everglades Youth Conservation Camp (12100 Seminole Pratt Whitney Road). RSVP to (561) 624-6989. E-mail friendsofcorbett.schuette@gmail.com for more info.

Friday, March 22

• The Wellington Bourbon & Bacon Festival will return on Friday, March 22 and Saturday, March 23 at Wellington Town Center. For more info., visit www.baconbourbonfest.com.

• The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts will present a lecture on Mar-a-Lago: From Cereal Heiress to Winter White House by Richard René Silvin on Friday, March 22 at 1:30 p.m. Visit www.kravis.org for more info.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Crafts for Kids for ages 4 to 8 on Friday, March 22 at 2 p.m. Make a fun craft and friends at this family event. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• Audubon Everglades will walk in Jonathan Dickinson State Park on Friday, March 22 at 3 p.m. Visit www.auduboneverglades.org or call (508) 296-0238 for more info.

Brooke USA’s Sunset Polo & White Party returns to the Wanderers Club (1900 Aero Club Drive, Wellington) on Friday, March 22 from 5:30 to 11 p.m. For more info., visit www.brookeusa.org, call (859) 296-0037 or e-mail events@brookeusa.org.

• U.S. Sen. Lindsay Graham (R-North Carolina) will be the keynote speaker at the annual Abraham Lincoln Day Dinner at the Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach on Friday, March 22 at 6:30 p.m., emceed by former Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi. Contact Scott Maxwell at (561) 686-1616 for more info.

• The 10th annual Arrigo Dodge Ram Rodeo will be at the South Florida Fairgrounds Kubota Agriplex Arena on Friday, March 22 and Saturday, March 23 at 8 p.m. each night. For more info., call (205) 790-3452 or visit www.southfloridafair.com/events.

Saturday, March 23

Florida Pet Con will be at the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center on Saturday, March 23 and Sunday, March 24. For more info., visit www.peteventprofessionals.com/florida-petcon.

• The Loxahatchee Chapter of the Florida Trail Association will hike about nine miles in Royal Palm Beach Pines (110 Natures Way) on Saturday, March 23 at 8 a.m. Call Joe at (561) 859-1954 for more info.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Garden Talks for ages 15 and up on Saturday, March 23 at 10:30 a.m. Discuss different spaces and sizes of gardens with Master Gardener Chris Miller. Share ideas, seeds and seedlings. No knowledge is required. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

• The U.S. Open Women’s Polo Championship Final will be played for the first time in Wellington at the International Polo Club Palm Beach on Saturday, March 23 at 11 a.m. with Susan G. Komen Florida as the charity partner of the tournament. For more info., contact boxoffice@internationalpoloclub.com or (561) 282-5331.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Balance of Powers: The Branches of U.S. Government for adults on Saturday, March 23 at 2:30 p.m. Learn about the powers of the legislative, executive and judicial branches of the federal government and how they relate to one another in this presentation by the League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County. Call (561) 790-6070 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, March 23 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.

• Audubon Everglades will walk in the Wakodahatchee Wetlands in Delray Beach on Saturday, March 23 from 6 to 8 p.m. Visit www.auduboneverglades.org or call (508) 296-0238 for more info.

Sunday, March 24

• The Loxahatchee Chapter of the Florida Trail Association will hike in the Cypress Creek Natural Area (10035 W. Indiantown Road, Jupiter) on Sunday, March 24 at 7:30 a.m. Call Alan Collins at (561) 586-0486 for more info.

• Audubon Everglades will walk in the Hungryland Slough Natural Area on Sunday, March 24 from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Visit www.auduboneverglades.org or call (508) 296-0238 for more info.

• The Tyler McLellan Foundation will host its ninth annual Tyler’s Team Charity Poker Classic on Sunday, March 24 at the Palm Beach Kennel Club. The event offers players a complimentary buffet and soft drinks from noon to 1 p.m., along with bounties and a silent auction. Buy-in is $50 with $20 re-buys and $10 add-ons. The tournament will start at 1 p.m. sharp and pay the top 10 percent of the field. The winner takes home the Tyler’s Cup trophy, a $440 Palm Beach Kennel Club tournament coupon, a one-ounce silver tournament coin, along with a cash prize. For more info., call Kevin McLellan at (561) 215-3717.

• Oasis Church, located at 16401 Southern Blvd., is providing a Free Corn Roast on Sunday, March 24 from 1 to 4 p.m. on the church campus in Loxahatchee. The entire community is invited to stop by for free roasted corn, with hot dogs and soda for $1, music and a bounce house for children. For more info., call the church office at (561) 791-0524 or visit www.oasisfl.org.

• The 2019 season at the International Polo Club Palm Beach will continue Sunday, March 24 with the USPA Gold Cup Final. For tickets, or more info., call (561) 204-5687 or visit www.internationalpoloclub.com.

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