Calendar For July 15 – July 21, 2019

Saturday, July 13

• The Boca Raton and Jupiter/Tequesta dog clubs will host Paw Prints in the Sand, a cluster of all-breed dog shows, at the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center on Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14. For more info., visit www.southfloridafair.com.

• Have fun with the Girl Scouts and see what it is all about on Saturday, July 13 at 10 a.m. at the Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) for mermaids and pirates fun. The cost of $2 includes a patch. To register, contact Peggy at suvm@phoenixsu.com or (561) 723-1285.

• The Norton Museum of Art will celebrate Bastille Day on Saturday, July 13 from noon to 5 p.m. Visitors will be able to view French impressionism, learn about French artists, create a French-influenced masterpiece guided by teaching artists, watch a cool French film and more. The celebration is free to the public. The restaurant at the Norton will serve French selections for lunch and offer French drinks and tri-color snow-cones throughout the day. Free parking is available across the street at 1501 S. Dixie Highway. For more info., call (561) 832-5196 or visit www.norton.org.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd,) will host an Electric Java Jam for adults on Saturday, July 13 at 2 p.m. Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your electric 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 “Bells, Trumpets, Strings, Oh My!” on Saturday, July 13 at 2 p.m. Relax and enjoy the sounds of string, brass and percussion instruments as the Clarion Handbell Choir performs favorite Disney movie songs and more. Call (561) 790-6030 for more info.

• The stands at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium will be a sea of pink on Saturday, July 13, when the stadium hosts Breast Cancer Awareness Night to benefit Susan G. Komen Florida. Gates open at 4:30 p.m. with a pre-game walk for breast cancer survivors and forever fighters who are invited to attend the game for free. The game begins at 5:30 p.m. when the Jupiter Hammerheads will take on the Palm Beach Cardinals, and throughout the evening, there will be a variety of activities to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer programs and research. Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium is located at 4751 Main Street in Jupiter. Tickets are available at www.rogerdeanchevroletstadium.com or (561) 630-1828.

• The Wellington Amphitheater will host a free Jimmy Buffett tribute concert by the Caribbean Chillers on Saturday, July 13 at 8 p.m. Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/calendar for more info.

Sunday, July 14

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host a Teen Takeover for ages 12 to 17 on Sunday, July 14 at 1 p.m. and Wednesday, July 31 at 6 p.m. Enjoy Wii games, board games and more. Bring a friend and make new ones. Snacks will be provided. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd,) will host Sahaja Meditation for ages 16 and up on Sunday, July 14 at 2 p.m. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

Monday, July 15

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Aquapainting for Adults with Special Needs on Monday, July 15 at 10:15 a.m. Use water and paintbrushes to make nature images appear. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Our Marvelous Moon for all ages on Monday, July 15 at 4 p.m. Professor Marc Wiskoff from the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches will talk about the moon and its wonders. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

Tuesday, July 16

• 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, July 16 and Thursday, July 18 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 Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Adult Coloring: Connect-the-Dots American Landmarks for ages 16 and up on Tuesday, July 16 at 2 p.m. Capture the beauty and the history of the nation’s greatest landmarks. Connect the dots and bring their majesty to life. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Snack & Fire Safety Chat with Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue for ages 18 and under on Tuesday, July 16 at 2:15 p.m. Eat a healthy snack and learn how to stay safe in a fire. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd,) will host Books in Space with Magician Brent Gregory for all ages on Tuesday, July 16 at 3 p.m. Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Campin’ Bingo for ages 5 to 12 on Tuesday, July 16 at 3 p.m. Create a board and see if summer luck is on your side. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host A Deliberate Yet Impossible World: How Astronomers Discovered Pluto on Tuesday, July 16 at 6:30 p.m. How an astronomer’s efforts to rescue his reputation resulted in discovering a new kind of world, once thought to have an impossible combination of properties. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd,) will host Moonlight Storywalk for all ages on Tuesday, July 16 at 7:30 p.m. Enjoy a pleasant outdoor stroll under a full moon while you discover the stories of Night Animals by Gianna Marino and Marsh Music by Marianne Berkes. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

Wednesday, July 17

• The Kids Fitness Festival of the Palm Beaches will be held at the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center on Wednesday, July 17 and Thursday, July 18. For more info., visit www.palmbeachsports.com/kff.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Medicare 101 on Monday, July 15 at 10:15 a.m. SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) representatives will give an overview of all Medicare options. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register.

• The League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County will host a Hot Topic Luncheon on “Economic & Other Impacts of Tourism on Palm Beach County” with Glenn Jergensen of the Palm Beach County Tourist Development Council on Wednesday, July 17 at 11 a.m. at the Atlantis Country Club. For more info., visit www.lwvpbc.org.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd,) will host A Universe of Games for ages 5 and up on Wednesday, July 17 at 2 p.m. Have a blast indoors with new and giant board games, card games and more. Snacks will be provided. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host its STEAM Club for ages 5 to 12 on Wednesday, July 17 at 3 p.m. Use your science, design and engineering skills to make space landing crafts. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Coding with Tech Toys: Circuits Snap Circuits for ages 7 to 11 on Wednesday, July 17 at 3:30 p.m. Learn about electricity by connecting circuits to create an array of projects in a snap. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• Shulamit Hadassah will host a Po-Ke-No Night on Wednesday, July 17 at 7 p.m. at Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue Station 30 (9910 Stribling Way). Call Helene at (561) 512-3172 to RSVP.

Thursday, July 18

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host a Kindergarten Readiness Class for ages 5 and 6 on Thursdays, July 18 and July 25 at 3 p.m. Get a head start on your child’s education this summer. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Galaxies in a Jar for ages 9 to 17 on Thursday, July 18 at 3:30 p.m. Learn all about nebulae and create one to take home. Call (561)790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Wellington Amphitheater will host a free 1950s and 1960s concert by Five Boroughs, along with food trucks, on Thursday, July 18 from 5 to 9:30 p.m. For more info., visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/calendar.

Friday, July 19

• The Village of Royal Palm Beach will host its annual Senior Expo at the newly renovated Royal Palm Beach Cultural Center (151 Civic Center Way) on Friday, July 19 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A wide array of exhibitors will be on hand with helpful product and service information for the senior community. Admission and parking are free. Bethesda Hospital, part of Baptist Health South Florida, will be providing free health screenings, including glucose, cholesterol, blood pressure/pulse, body composition and waist circumference. For more info., call (561) 790-5149 or visit www.royalpalmbeach.com.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd,) will host Hang the Stars with Vincent van Gogh for ages 6 to 10 on Friday, July 19 at 2 p.m. Celebrate the artist Vincent van Gogh by learning about his life and making a vibrant tissue collage inspired by his work. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Immunization Facts on Friday, July 19 at 2 p.m. The Florida Department of Health will discuss school-required vaccines and vaccines across the lifespan for adults and parents of school-aged children. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Wellington Amphitheater will host a free screening of the movie Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse on Friday, July 19 at 8:30 p.m. Call (561) 753-2484 for more info.

Saturday, July 20

• The Repticon West Palm Beach Reptile & Exotic Animal Show will be at the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center on Saturday, July 20 and Sunday, July 21. For more info., visit www.repticon.com.

• The Loxahatchee chapter of the Florida Trail Association will walk in Okeeheelee Park South (7500 Forest Hill Blvd.) on Saturday, July 20 at 7:20 a.m. Contact Paul Cummings at (561) 963-9906 for more info.

• Have fun with the Girl Scouts and see what it is all about on Saturday, July 20 at 10 a.m. at the Mall at Wellington Green (10300 W. Forest Hill Blvd.) in the Live 360 room for “Painting with Ms. Lyn.” the cost of $5 includes a patch. To register, contact Peggy at suvm@phoenixsu.com or (561) 723-1285.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Books in Space with Magician Brent Gregory for all ages on Saturday, July 20 at 10:30 a.m. Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Garden Talks for ages 15 and up on Saturday, July 20 at 10:30 a.m. Discuss different spaces and sizes of gardens with Extension Agent Chris Miller. Share ideas, seeds and seedlings. No knowledge is required. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

• The Palm Beach Summer Beer Fest will be at the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center on Saturday, July 20 from 1 to 6 p.m. Visit www.palmbeachsummerbeerfest.com for more info.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host an Acoustic Java Jam for adults on Saturday, July 20 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 YMCA of the Palm Beaches (2085 S. Congress Ave., West Palm Beach) will offer salsa and cha-cha dancing on Saturday, July 20 from 3 to 4 p.m. (salsa) and 4 to 5 p.m. (cha-cha) for ages 15 and up. The cost is $5 for members and $8 for non-members. All levels are welcome. Comfortable shoes and clothing are required. For more info., call (561) 968-9622 or visit www.ymcapalmbeaches.org.

• The Palm Beach County Economic Crimes Unit will hold its fourth annual Casino Night Fundraiser on Saturday, July 20 from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Palm Beach County Police Benevolent Association (2100 N. Florida Mango Road, West Palm Beach) to raise money for law enforcement fraud training scholarships. Tickets are $60 per person or $100 per couple. Tickets can be purchased by contacting Erin Giannotti at (561) 688-4076 or giannottie@pbso.org. Tickets include 2,500 gaming chips, hors d’oeuvres and two drink tickets.

• The Wellington Amphitheater will host a free Beach Boys tribute concert by the Beach Buoys on Saturday, July 20 at 8 p.m. Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/calendar for more info.

Sunday, July 21

• Have fun with the Girl Scouts and see what it is all about on Sunday, July 21 at 12:30 p.m. at the Movies at Wellington (13881 Wellington Trace) to see The Lion King. The cost of $6 includes a patch. To register, contact Peggy at suvm@phoenixsu.com or (561) 723-1285.

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