Calendar For April 12 – April 18, 2019

Saturday, April 13

Club Pilates Wellington (10660 W. Forest Hill Blvd., Suite 140) will celebrate its first anniversary on Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14 by offering free introductory classes. Club Pilates offers dozens of unique group exercise courses intended to help people meet their health and fitness goals. To book a free class, call (561) 208-1233. For more info., visit www.clubpilates.com for class schedules and to reserve online.

• The Loxahatchee chapter of the Florida Trail Association will complete 62 miles of the Ocean To Lake Hiking Trail in eight days all in one month, starting on Saturday, April 13 and continuing April 14, 16, 18, 19, 21, 23 and 25. This popular series of day hikes covers the whole OTLHT for those who prefer to sleep in their own bed. For more information, call Scott Lunsford at (561) 441-1251.

• Audubon Everglades will walk in Peaceful Waters Sanctuary in Wellington on Saturday, April 13 from 7:30 to 10 a.m. E-mail fieldtrips@auduboneverglades.org, visit www.auduboneverglades.org or call (508) 296-0238 for more info.

• The Green Market at Wellington will be held Saturday, April 13 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. near the Wellington Amphitheater. Visit www.greenmarketatwellington.com for more info.

• The Rotary Club of Wellington Foundation will hold its Fourth Annual Paper Shredding Event sponsored by Total Shredding of Royal Palm Beach on Saturday, April 13 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Wellington Municipal Complex parking lot (12300 W. Forest Hill Blvd.). The suggested donation is $5 for a letter-sized box and $10 for a legal-sized box. The club will also be collecting canned items and dry goods for the Wellington Cares food bank. For more info., call Don Gross at (561) 723-8461.

• The Wellington Garden Club will host a tour of the Deeridge Farms Gardens in Wellington on Saturday, April 13 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The garden tour will encompass more than 60 acres of carefully crafted landscapes, with activities including several prize raffles, plant sales, gardening vendors, crafts for sale by club members, free refreshments and a question-and-answer opportunity with master gardeners. Tickets are only available in advance and not the day of the event. Easy online ordering of tickets can be done at www.wellingtongardenclub.org.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host How to Start a Business for adults on Saturday, April 13 at 10 a.m. The workshop helps aspiring entrepreneurs begin the process of owning a successful business, presented by the Florida Women’s Business Center. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register.

• The Okeeheelee Nature Center (7715 Forest Hill Blvd.) will host a free Earth Day Event on Saturday, April 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. A variety of happenings planned throughout the day include educational presentations, hands-on science activities, a rehabilitated animal release and more. For more info., visit www.pbcnature.com.

• The Palm Beach Zoo will host Camouflaged Critters for ages 3 to 6 on Saturday, April 13 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Join the Early Explorers for an interactive educational experience designed for preschool-aged children, with up-close animal encounters, stories, games, crafts and visits to animal habitats throughout the zoo. A snack will be included. One adult is required to attend with each child. Visit www.palmbeachzoo.org for more info.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Zumbini: Dance & Play Together for children under 3 on Saturday, April 13 at 11 a.m. and Tuesday, April 23 at 10:15 a.m. Jump into these trendy physical, musical classes. Groove to world music in an upbeat environment. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Anime for ages 12 and up on Saturday, April 13 at 2 p.m. for fans of manga, anime, cosplaying and more. Snacks will be provided. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• The Palm Beach International Jazz Festival will be at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, April 13 at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Visit www.kravis.org for more info.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Fun with Coding for ages 7 to 17 on Saturday, April 13 at 2:30 p.m. Learn to code with Code Palm Beach mentors. Fifteen laptops will be provided. Personal laptops are also allowed. Parents/caregivers must attend. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Wellington Amphitheater will host a free Motown & Disco Tribute by Studio 54 on Saturday, April 13 from 5 to 9:30 p.m. Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/events for more info.

• The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts will present a Tribute to Cream with the sons of Jack Bruce and Ginger Baker and the nephew of Eric Clapton on Saturday, April 13 at 8 p.m. Visit www.kravis.org for more info.

Sunday, April 14

• The Loxahatchee chapter of the Florida Trail Association will walk in the Marjorie Stoneman Douglas Preserve in Wellington on Sunday, April 14 at 8 a.m. Call Paul Cummings at (561) 596-4423 for more info.

• The 2019 season at the International Polo Club Palm Beach will continue Sunday, April 14 with the U.S. Open Polo Championship. For tickets, or more information, call (561) 204-5687 or visit www.internationalpoloclub.com.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Sahaja Meditation on Sunday, April 14 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.

Divine Wine & High Tea with an Oriental Flair will be held Sunday, April 14 from 4 to 7 p.m. at center court in the original Wellington Mall (12794 W. Forest Hill Blvd.). A $40 donation will benefit the Vivian and Adrienne Ferrin Memorial Scholarship Fund. For more info., visit www.cafcipbc.org.

• The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts will present Bernadette Peters on Sunday, April 14 at 8 p.m. Visit www.kravis.org for more info.

Monday, April 15

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Pokémon Plus for ages 5 to 12 on Monday, April 15 at 3 p.m. Play or trade with electronic Pokémon or Pokémon cards, Yu-Gi-Oh cards 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 Coding with Tech Toys: Circuits Snap Circuits Arcade for ages 8 to 11 on Monday, April 15 at 4 p.m. Learn about electricity by connecting circuits to create an array of projects in a snap. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

Tuesday, April 16

• The Stand Against Racism Luncheon “The Faces of Immigration” will be held Tuesday, April 16 at 11:45 a.m. at the Kravis Center’s Cohen Pavilion. The YWCA of Palm Beach County will host a multi-national panel, moderated by local news anchor Carlos Mahecha. For more information, or to reserve a seat, visit the “Events” page at www.ywcapbc.org or call (561) 640-0050.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Beads, Beads, Beads for ages 5 to 12 on Tuesday, April 16 at 3 p.m. Create a wearable work of art. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Lego Bricks for ages 6 to 11 on Tuesday, April 16 at 4 p.m. Build, imagine and play with Lego bricks. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Scholastic Achievement Foundation of Palm Beach County will honor the county’s highest academic achieving high school seniors at a special dinner on Tuesday, April 16 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the Breakers Hotel. There will be 185 students recognized at the 2019 dinner, which will be emceed by WPBF Channel 25 anchor Tiffany Kenney. For more info., visit www.safpbc.org.

• The Florida Falun Dafa Association will present Shen Yun 2019 at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday, April 16 at 7:30 p.m. Visit www.kravis.org for more info.

• Palm Beach Atlantic University will present its Dance Ensemble Spring Concert at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday, April 16 and Wednesday, April 17 at 7:30 p.m. Visit www.kravis.org for more info.

Wednesday, April 17

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host its Crop Circle Scrapbooking Club for ages 14 and up on Wednesday, April 17 at 2 p.m. Organize your photos and record your memories using scrapbooking techniques. Some materials will be provided. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Earth Day Crafting for ages 5 to 12 on Wednesday, April 17 at 3 p.m. Celebrate Earth Day by painting the planet and making a promise to keep it safe. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host a Teen Takeover for ages 12 to 17 on Wednesday, April 17 at 6 p.m. Enjoy Wii games, board games and more. Bring a friend or make new ones. Snacks will be provided. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Horse Sense: Native Plants for Equestrian Properties on Wednesday, April 17 at 6:30 p.m. Discover how native plants benefit you, your horses and the environment, identify some horse-toxic plants and more. Attendees will get vouchers for two free native plants. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

• The Conrad-Sunrise Chapter of the American Hibiscus Society will meet on Wednesday, April 17 at 7 p.m. at the Mounts Botanical Gardens main meeting hall on Military Trail in West Palm Beach. The featured speaker will be Mike Pusin, past president of the Garden Club of Greater Baltimore, who will share his expertise on gardens around the world. Call Karen Sullivan at (561) 596-8072 for reservations.

• The 20th Anniversary Tour of Rent will be at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts on Wednesday, April 17 at 8 p.m. Visit www.kravis.org for more info.

Thursday, April 18

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host a Friendship Circle for ages 18 to 24 on Thursday, April 18 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.

• The Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce will host a Healthcare Economic Luncheon on Thursday, April 18 at 11:30 a.m. at the National Croquet Center (700 Florida Mango Road, West Palm Beach) featuring keynote speaker Jeff Lungren of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. For more info., call (561) 790-6200 or visit www.cpbchamber.com.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Sock Bunny for ages 5 to 12 on Thursday, April 18 at 3 p.m. and Saturday, April 20 at 2 p.m. No-sew and all fluff, a sock will be provided, or you can bring your own. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Earth-Friendly Paper Bead Creations for ages 7 to 17 on Thursday, April 18 at 4 p.m. Make paper beads from patterned paper, magazines or book pages to create unique necklaces, bracelets, key chains or backpack jewelry. All materials will be provided. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Wellington Amphitheater will host a free rock concert by the Flyers, along with food trucks, on Thursday, April 18 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, April 18 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 Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Bird Art: Mixed Media Collage for ages 12 and up on Thursday, April 18 at 6:30 p.m. Make a small mixed media collage featuring birds and nature. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register.

• The NoGravity Dance Company will present “From Hell to Paradise” on Thursday, April 18 at 8 p.m. at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. Visit www.kravis.org for more info.

Friday, April 19

• Audubon Everglades will walk in the Wakodahatchee Wetlands in Delray Beach on Friday, April 19 from 8 to 10 a.m. E-mail fieldtrips@auduboneverglades.org, visit www.auduboneverglades.org or call (508) 296-0238 for more info.

• The Palm Beach Zoo will host Photos with the Bunny on Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Make photos with the bunny, which will also be available for purchase in the gift store. Plus, enjoy a complimentary ride on the Wildlife Carousel, included with regular zoo admission. Visit www.palmbeachzoo.org for more info.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host No School Edition Crafts for Kids for ages 4 to 8 on Friday, April 19 at 2 p.m. School is out, so celebrate the arrival of spring by making a 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 RPB Kids Coloring Club Goes on Safari for ages 2 and up on Friday, April 19 at 2:30 p.m. Enjoy a relaxing hour of coloring. This month will feature safari and jungle-themed coloring sheets. All materials will be provided. Personal coloring books are welcome. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Wellington Amphitheater will host a free screening of Bumblebee on Friday, April 19 at 7:30 p.m. Call (561) 753-2484 for more info.

Saturday, April 20

• The Florida Gun & Knife Show will be held Saturday, April 20 and Sunday, April 21 at the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center. Visit www.flgunshows.com for more info.

• The Green Market at Wellington will be held Saturday, April 20 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. near the Wellington Amphitheater. Visit www.greenmarketatwellington.com for more info.

• Get your baskets ready for Wellington’s Annual Egg Hunt returning to the Village Park softball fields (11700 Pierson Road) on Saturday, April 20. The event will begin promptly at 10 a.m. and will be divided into four age groups: ages 2 and under, ages 3 to 4, ages 5 to 7 and ages 8 to 10. At each egg hunt, two eggs will have a pink bunny ticket inside, indicating a special prize. Families are encouraged to arrive early to avoid traffic. Don’t forget to bring your own basket. For more info., visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/events.

• The Royal Poinciana Plaza (340 Royal Poinciana Way, Palm Beach) will host an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 20 starting at 11 a.m. The event will be separated into four age groups. For more info., visit www.theroyalpoincianaplaza.com.

• CAFCI will host its annual Easter Picnic on Saturday, April 20 from 11 a.m. to sundown at Okeeheelee Park’s Micanopy Pavilion. For more info., call Lauriston Simms at (561) 719-0263 or Pervical Wood at (561) 596-7768.

Sunday, April 21

• An Easter Sunrise Service will be held at the Wellington Amphitheater on Sunday, April 21 at 6:30 a.m. Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/events for more info.

• The 2019 season at the International Polo Club Palm Beach will conclude Sunday, April 21 with the U.S. Open Polo Championship Final. For tickets, or more info., call (561) 204-5687 or visit www.internationalpoloclub.com.

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