Calendar For June 10 – June 16, 2019

Saturday, June 8

• The Intergalactic Bead & Jewelry Show will return to the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center on Saturday, June 8 and Sunday, June 9. For more info., visit www.beadshows.com.

• The Loxahatchee Chapter of the Florida Trail Association will conduct trail maintenance on Saturday, June 8. Walk in the wilderness while clearing trails for through hikers on this volunteer day. Expect to walk in water. Meet at 6 a.m. off Seminole Pratt Whitney Road at the Stumpers Grade entrance to the J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area. Call Paul Cummings at (561) 596-4423 for more info.

• The National Croquet Center (700 Florida Mango Road, West Palm Beach) will feature golf croquet and super-size croquet for children under age 12 on National Croquet Day on Saturday, June 8. Anyone can play super-size croquet, including adults who can partner with their children, but small children cannot handle the big mallets used for the sport. Croquet instruction and games begin at 10 a.m. and end at noon. But big-ball kicking games can be played until 1 p.m. To reserve space, call (561) 478-2300, ext. 1.

• The Philippine Summer Festival, a multicultural event that showcases Philippine culture and tradition, will be at the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center on Saturday, June 8 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $10. For more info., visit www.paswpb.org.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Dungeons & Dragons for ages 12 and up on Saturdays, June 8 at 2 p.m., June 15 at 2 p.m., June 22 at 12:30 p.m. and June 29 at 2 p.m. Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards and warriors. Snacks will be provided. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

BBQ, Blues & Big Cats will be held at Panther Ridge Conservation Center (2143 D Road, Loxahatchee Groves) on Saturday, June 8 from 5 to 8 p.m., with tours of the facility that is home to 19 big cats, including jaguars, panthers, ocelots, leopards, cheetah, servals, fishing cats and caracals. Guests will also enjoy a live blues band, barbecue and libations. Panther Ridge provides lifelong care for exotic felines that have been abandoned, abused or neglected. For more info., call (561) 795-8914 or visit www.pantherridge.org.

• The Wellington Amphitheater will host a free Van Halen tribute concert by Completely Unchained on Saturday, June 8 at 8 p.m. Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/events for more info.

Sunday, June 9

• The Loxahatchee Chapter of the Florida Trail Association will walk in the Jupiter Lighthouse Natural Areas (600 County Highway 707, Tequesta) on Sunday, June 9 at 8 a.m. Call Paul Cummings at (561) 596-4423 for more info.

Strikes for Seagull, a family-friendly bowling event to benefit Seagull Services’ programs for teens and adults with developmental disabilities, will be held Sunday, June 9 from 3 to 5 p.m. at Greenacres Bowl (6126 Lake Worth Road, Greenacres). Tickets are $25 per person or $100 per lane of five players. For more info., call (561) 842-5814 or visit www.seagull.org.

Monday, June 10

• The Seagull Academy for Independent Living will offer traditional summer camp experiences for students with developmental disabilities at Camp Seagull for ages 11 to 22 each week from June 10 to July 26 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with themed activities, field trips, sports, crafts, music, movies and more. The cost is $100 per week. Lunch and a snack are included. Located at 6250 N. Military Trail, just south of the Rapids Water Park, SAIL is a charter school for students with developmental disabilities. To reserve a spot, call (561) 540-8110. Learn more about SAIL at www.seagull.org.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host an American Girl Tea Party for ages 6 to 12 on Monday, June 10 at 2 p.m. Bring your American Girl or other doll or stuffed animal friend for an afternoon of fun games and crafts with your buddy. Snacks will be provided. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host a Summer Family Game Night for all ages on Monday, June 10 at 6:15 p.m. Enjoy a fun-filled evening of board games, card games, puzzles and more. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host its Chess Club on Monday, June 10 at 6 p.m. Basic game knowledge is required. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

Tuesday, June 11

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Black Hole Bingo for all ages on Tuesdays, June 11 and June 25 at 1 p.m. Enjoy fun family time with a space age twist on this classic game. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Crafternoon: Kusudama Origami Flower Ball for ages 14 and up on Tuesday, June 11 at 2 p.m. Make pretty origami Kusudama flowers and assemble them for hanging or display. Call (561) 681-4100 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, June 11 and Thursday, June 13 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 “Happy Birthday, Library” for ages 5 to 12 on Tuesday, June 11 at 3 p.m. Celebrate the library with birthday cake inspired slime. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Hooray for Dads: Father’s Day Crafts for ages 6 and up on Tuesday, June 11 at 3:30 p.m. Create your own unique, homemade gifts for your special person by using craft materials and templates from the craft closet. 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 Tuesdays, June 11 and June 25 at 6 p.m. Gather your friends, or come and make new ones. Discover new games and reacquaint yourself with old favorites. Snacks will be provided. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Introduction to Astronomy for adults on Tuesday, June 11 at 6:30 p.m. Learn the basics of astronomy and ways to view the sky without a telescope, presented by Tom Sarko of the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register.

Wednesday, June 12

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Star Jars for ages 5 to 12 on Wednesday, June 12 at 3:15 p.m. Create colorful, glow-in-the-dark jars that light up the night. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Super Star Craft-a-Palooza for ages 5 and up on Wednesday, June 12 at 2 and 3:15 p.m. Join in a creative craft day and make a beaded glow or sparkle bracelet, create a futuristic duct tape design or try another of these zany craft activities. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Books in Space with Magician Brent Gregory for all ages on Wednesday, June 12 at 3:30 p.m. Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Anime Nation for ages 12 to 17 on Wednesday, June 12 at 6 p.m. View new anime titles in Japanese with English subtitles. Snacks will be provided. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register.

• Oasis Church (16401 Southern Blvd., Loxahatchee) will offer Allaso Ranch Vacation Bible School featuring three nights of fun from Wednesday, June 12 through Friday, June 14 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The program is for children in kindergarten through fifth grade. The cost is $10 per child or $25 per family. Register at www.oasisfl.org or call (561) 791-0524.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host a Book Discussion on Tin Man by Sarah Winman for adults on Wednesday, June 12 at 6:30 p.m. Copies are available at the research services desk. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register.

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

Thursday, June 13

• The Walkers of Wellington will meet on Thursdays, June 13, June 27, July 11, July 25, Aug. 8 and Aug. 29 at 9 a.m. at the Mall at Wellington Green food court to walk in a cool environment, engage with others and enjoy refreshments afterward. For more info., call Jenifer Brito at (561) 753-2476. There is no cost to participate.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Lego Bricks for ages 5 to 12 on Thursday, June 13 at 1 p.m. Build, imagine and play with Lego bricks. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Craft a Constellation for ages 5 to 12 on Thursday, June 13 at 3 p.m. View the constellations through a cardboard sky. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Animal Reading Friends (ARF) for grades K through 6 on Thursdays, June 13 and June 27 at 4 p.m. Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Wellington Amphitheater will host a free classic rock concert by Viva, along with food trucks, on Thursday, June 13 from 5 to 9:30 p.m. Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/events for more info.

• The Wellington Chamber of Commerce will host After 5 Networking & Cocktails on Thursday, June 13 at 6 p.m. at Don Chepo’s Taco Shop. For more info., call (561) 792-6525 or visit www.wellingtonchamber.com.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Belly Dancing Class for ages 14 and up on Thursdays, June 13, June 20, June 27, July 11 and July 18 at 6 p.m. Instructor Dawn Rhys teaches a low-intensity exercise class for beginners. Bring a bottle of water. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

Friday, June 14

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Write, Read & Critique for adults on Fridays, June 14 and June 28 at 9:30 a.m. Are you an aspiring writer looking for constructive feedback? Join in this informal roundtable discussion where participants share and improve their craft. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Boys Can Do Anything for ages 5 and up on Friday, June 14 at 2 p.m. Boys can be builders, artists, dads, truckers, bakers and more. Everyone can make a dream stone to celebrate their dreams. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Father’s Day Cards for ages 3 to 12 on Friday, June 14 at 3 p.m. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register.

• The Wellington Amphitheater will host a free screening of Aquaman on Friday, June 14 at 8:30 p.m. Call (561) 753-2484 for more info.

Saturday, June 15

• Friends of the Mounts Botanical Garden will host Farm Your Backyard on Saturday, June 15 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Mounts Exhibit Hall in West Palm Beach. Participants will learn how to successfully grow vegetables, with a focus on establishing and managing small vegetable projects. Tips on site preparation, seedling establishment, planting, maintenance and harvesting will be covered. Visit www.mounts.org/events or call (561) 233-1757 for more information and to pre-register.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host an Acoustic Java Jam for adults on Saturday, June 15 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 a free Creedence Clearwater Revival tribute concert by Green River on Saturday, June 15 at 8 p.m. Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/events for more info.

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