Calendar For July 8 – July 14, 2019

Saturday, July 6

• The West Palm Beach Antiques Festival will continue at the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center on Saturday, July 6 and Sunday, July 7. Visit www.wpbaf.com for info.

Bacio Bacio Bridal Salon (Kobosko’s Crossing, 9160 Forest Hill Blvd., Wellington) will host its Brides Across America “United in Love” to honor the sacrifices of servicemen and women the week of July 6-13. Salons across the nation will offer military and first responder brides a selection of designer wedding gowns with values up to $6,000 and sizes ranging from 0 to 24. Visit www.bridesacrossamerica.com to register.

• The Loxahatchee chapter of the Florida Trail Association will walk in John Prince Park (2520 Lake Worth Road, Lake Worth) at 7:20 a.m. Walk for an hour at your own pace. Call Paul Cummings at (561) 963-9906 for more info.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Intermediate Tai Chi for ages 12 and up on Saturdays, July 6, 13, 20 and 27 at 9 a.m. and Tai Chi for Beginners at 10:15 a.m. Wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Basic skills are required. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd,) will host an Acoustic Java Jam for adults on Saturday, July 6 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) 681-4100 for more info.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd,) will host Dungeons & Dragons for ages 12 and up on Saturdays, July 6, 13 and 20 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.

• The Palm Beach Haitian American Music Festival will be held on Saturday, July 6 from 4 p.m. to midnight at the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center, with music, food, cultural drinks and crafts. Visit www.southfloridafair.com for more info.

• West Palm Beach will host the sixth annual BBQ, Brews & Blues event on Saturday, July 6 from 5 to 9 p.m. in the city’s Historic Northwest District, three blocks north of Clematis Street on Rosemary Avenue. Guests can enjoy free samples of delicious southern soul food and craft beers by local vendors while supplies last. This year’s event features the blues funk fusion of CeCe Teneal, contemporary blues by Albert Castiglia and the high-octane blues of powerhouse Selwyn Birchwood. Trolley service will be available from downtown West Palm Beach and free parking is available onsite. For more info., visit www.wpb.org/cra or call (561) 822-1550.

Sunday, July 7

• The Loxahatchee chapter of the Florida Trail Association will hike in Jonathan Dickinson State Park (16450 SE Federal Highway, Hobe Sound) on Sunday, July 7 at 7:50 a.m. Bring plenty of water. Call Mary Miller at (561) 213-2189 for more info.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Sea Creature Stories for ages 2 to 6 on Sunday, July 7 at 3 p.m. Swim on over for tales of favorite animals from under the sea. Enjoy fun songs, dances and a craft. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

Monday, July 8

• The National Croquet Center (700 Florida Mango Road, West Palm Beach) will open its 2019 Palm Beach County Summer Golf Croquet League on Monday, July 8. Summer league play is on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings running for five weeks. Players will be organized into championship, amateur and beginner blocks. Playoffs between the block winners from all three evenings will be on the final night, Wednesday, Aug. 13 and will be followed by a celebratory lobster dinner and awards ceremony. For more info., call (561) 478-2300, ext. 3, or visit www.croquetnational.com.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Digital Preservation: Scanning Photos for adults Monday, July 8 through Friday, July 12 all day. Bring up to 100 photos in good condition and a flash drive to save the digital images using a high-speed scanner. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd,) will host Get Busy with Bee-Bot for ages 6 to 10 on Monday, July 8 at 2 p.m. Play with adorable robots while you learn basic logic and programming skills. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd,) will host The Coloring Club: Space for ages 13 and up on Monday, July 8 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 on Monday, July 8 at 6 p.m. Basic game knowledge is required. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register.

Tuesday, July 9

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd,) will host Zumbini: Dance & Play Together for ages 3 and under on Tuesday, July 9 at 10:15 a.m. Jump into these trendy physical, musical classes for your little one and you. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• 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 9 and Thursday, July 11 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 Black Hole Bingo for all ages on Tuesdays, July 9 and July 23 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 Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Stomp Rockets with the 4-H Club of Palm Beach County for ages 9 to 17 on Tuesday, July 9 at 3:30 p.m. Learn about drag, lift and flight distance by designing and launching a stomp rocket with different types of fins. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host “Are You Board? Game On!” for ages 12 and up on Tuesdays, July 9 and July 23 at 6 p.m. and Saturday, July 27 at 2 p.m. Gather your friends, or come and make new ones. Discover new games and reacquaint with old favorites. Snacks will be provided. Call (561) 790-6030 for more info.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd,) will host a Pizza Chat for ages 12 and up on Tuesday, July 9 at 6:30 p.m. Chat about your favorite fandoms. Refreshments will be provided. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

Wednesday, July 10

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd,) will host Astronaut Training for all ages on Wednesday, July 10 at 2 p.m. Experiment with hands-on activities to see what it’s like to be an astronaut. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Basic CPR for ages 10 and up on Wednesday, July 10 at 3 p.m. Learn basic life-saving skills (adult, child and infant CPR, AED and Heimlich maneuver) with a representative from Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Knit & Crochet with Project Linus on Wednesdays, July 10, 17, 24 and 31 at 4 p.m. The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. Drop in anytime. Snacks will be provided. Call (561) 790-6030 for more info.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Anime Nation for ages 12 to 17 on Wednesday, July 10 at 6 p.m. View new anime titles in Japanese with English subtitles. Snacks will be provided. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host a Book Discussion on Fresh Off the Boat: A Memoir by Eddie Huang for adults on Wednesday, July 10 at 6:30 p.m. Copies are available at the research services desk. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

Thursday, July 11

• The Boca Raton and Jupiter/Tequesta dog clubs will host Paw Prints in the Sand, a four-day cluster of all-breed dog shows, at the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center from Thursday, July 11 through Sunday, July 14. For more info., visit www.southfloridafair.com.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host English Exchange for adults on Thursdays, July 11, 18 and 25 at 9:30 a.m. Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• Friends of the Mounts Botanical Garden will host an Orchid Trilogy on Saturdays, July 13, 20 and 27 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Mounts Auditorium in West Palm Beach. Visit www.mounts.org/events or call (561) 233-1757 for more info.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd,) will host Get Ready for Kindergarten for ages 4 to 6 on Thursdays, July 11, 18 and 25 at 1 p.m. Practice school readiness as you learn and play with other kindergartners preparing for the first day of school. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd,) will host English Exchange for adults on Thursdays, July 11, 18 and 25 at 1:30 p.m. Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Create a Memory Page: Scrapbooking Fun for ages 16 and up on Thursday, July 11 at 2 p.m. Bring personal photos or memorabilia, and the library will provide the rest. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Foosball in a Shoebox for ages 5 to 12 on Thursday, July 11 at 3 p.m. Learn to make one. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

• The Wellington Amphitheater will host a free jazz concert by Pieces of Work, along with food trucks, on Thursday, July 11 from 5 to 9:30 p.m. For more info., visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/calendar.

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

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host a Writers’ Critique Workshop for adults on Thursday, July 11 at 6:30 p.m. Share, offer and accept constructive criticism to improve your fiction, nonfiction and poetry in a supportive atmosphere. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register.

• The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office will present a free informational seminar on How to Avoid Scammers on Thursday, July 11 at 6:30 p.m. at the Royal Palm Beach Cultural Center (151 Civic Center Way). The event will be presented by VAST (Volunteers Against Scams Team) and PBSO District 9 in Royal Palm Beach. RSVP to Tami Shoemaker at (561) 904-8284 or shoemakertw@pbso.org, or Detective Gigi Scantland at (561) 904-8278 or scantlandg@pbso.org.

Friday, July 12

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Write, Read & Critique for adults on Fridays, July 12 and July 26 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 The Stars of Mythology for ages 6 to 10 on Friday, July 12 at 2 p.m. Hear stories and play games about the mythology of constellations around the world. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Coding with Tech Toys: Lego WeDo for ages 7 to 12 on Friday, July 12 and Saturday, July 13 at 3 p.m. Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

• The Wellington Amphitheater will host a free screening of the movie How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World on Friday, July 12 at 8:30 p.m. Call (561) 753-2484 for more info.

Saturday, July 13

• 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 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.

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