Calendar For October 5 – October 13, 2019

    Saturday, Oct. 5

    • The Wellington Art Society will sponsor an Art Fusion Pop-Up Gallery at the Live 360 Studio at the Mall at Wellington Green from Friday, Oct. 4 through Sunday, Oct. 6. There will be live demonstrations by Wellington Art Society members in the Grand Court. For info., visit www.wellingtonartsociety.org.

    • The West Palm Beach Antiques Festival will be at the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center from Friday, Oct. 4 through Sunday, Oct. 6. Visit www.wpbaf.com for more info.

    Audubon of the Everglades will host a birding trip to STA-1E Wetlands (1991 Flying Cow Road, Wellington) on Saturday, Oct. 5 From 7 a.m. to noon. The location attracts a variety of wading birds, ducks, raptors and more. Drive and observe from perimeter roads with little walking. Advance registration is required at www.auduboneverglades.org.

    • The Loxahatchee Chapter of the Florida Trail Association will walk in John Prince Park (2520 Lake Worth Road, Lake Worth) on Saturday, Oct. 5 at 7:15 a.m. 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, Oct. 5, 12, 19 and 26 at 9 a.m. and Beginners Tai Chi at 10:15 a.m. Wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

    • The Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens (253 Barcelona Road, West Palm Beach) will host a free community open house event on Saturday, Oct. 5 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For one day only, the public can step through the garden gates free of charge to experience garden and exhibition tours, refreshments in the courtyard, music and some special surprises. Visitors will also be able to view the exhibition “Expanding Horizons: Nontraditional Approaches to Photography,” which will be on display in the historic home. For more info., visit www.ansg.org or call (561) 832-5328.

    • The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Children’s Playful Yoga for ages 6 to 12 on Saturday, Oct. 5 at 10:30 a.m. Bring the family to learn relaxing stretches with certified yoga instructor Dr. Maruti Ram Gudavalli. Bring water, a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

    • The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Dungeons & Dragons for ages 12 and up on Saturdays, Oct. 5, 12, 19, and 26 at 2 p.m. Adventure in the world of D&D with fellow wizards and warriors. Snacks will be provided. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

    • The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host an Acoustic Java Jam for adults on Saturday, Oct. 5 at 2 p.m. Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee will be provided. Call (561) 681-4100 for info.

    • The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Fun With Coding for ages 7 to 17 on Saturday, Oct. 5 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 (12100 W. Forest Hill Blvd.) will host a Shania Twain tribute concert by Simply Shania on Saturday, Oct. 5 at 7:30 p.m. Call (561) 753-2484 for more info.

    Sunday, Oct. 6

    • The Loxahatchee Chapter of the Florida Trail Association will hike in Jonathan Dickinson State Park, (16450 SE Federal Highway, Hobe Sound) on Sunday, Oct. 6 at 8 a.m. Enjoy this popular hike of 7 to 12 miles. Bring plenty of water. Call Mary Miller at (561) 213-2189 for more info.

    • Justin Bartlett Animal Rescue will host a Blessing of the Animals on Sunday, Oct. 6 from 10 a.m. to noon at Mulligan’s Beach House (10 S. Ocean Blvd., Lake Worth). For tickets, visit www.justinbartlettanimalrescue.org.

    Monday, Oct. 7

    • The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Zumbini: Dance & Play Together for children under 3 on Mondays, Oct. 7 and Oct. 21 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.

    • On Monday, Oct. 7 at 11 a.m., the Forum Club of the Palm Beaches will host Brigadier General Robert Spalding for a discussion on 5G and the threats China presents at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts’ Cohen Pavilion (701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach). Tickets are on sale and can be reserved at www.forumclubpalmbeach.org.

    • The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Story Salsa with Liz Mangual for all ages on Monday, Oct. 7 at 4:30 p.m. Weaving together a rich tapestry of bilingual stories, Mangual will enchant and delight listeners of all ages with her signature style of interactive storytelling. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

    • The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host The Coloring Club: Halloween for ages 13 and up on Monday, Oct. 7 at 6 p.m. Color for fun and relaxation with other coloring enthusiasts. Coloring pages and materials will be provided, or bring your own to work on. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

    • The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host its Chess Club on Monday, Oct. 7 at 6 p.m. Basic game knowledge is required. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

    • The Wellington Village Council will meet on Monday, Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. at the Wellington Municipal Complex. Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/calendar for more info.

    • The Loxahatchee Chapter of the Florida Trail Association will meet at the Okeeheelee Park Nature Center (7715 Forest Hill Blvd.) on Monday, Oct. 7 with a social at 7 p.m. and program at 7:30 p.m. Call Roy Moore at (561) 307-7792 for more info.

    Tuesday, Oct. 8

    • The Wellington Community Center (12150 W. Forest Hill Blvd.) will host Senior Aerobics on Tuesdays and Thursdays in October beginning Oct. 8 at 9 a.m. Call (561) 791-4796 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, Oct. 8 and Thursday, Oct. 10 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 Crafternoon: Etched Water Glass for adults on Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 2 p.m. Etch a glass with an initial to make a pretty gift. Dress to get messy. Materials will be provided. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

    • The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Art for Adults for ages 16 and up on Tuesdays, Oct. 8, 22 and 29 at 2 p.m. Explore your artistic interests using different techniques and mediums, improve your skills and learn new ways to express yourself. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

    • The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Spooky Robots for ages 5 to 12 on Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 3 p.m. Let the Halloween spirit inspire as you create a robot to take home. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

    • Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Animal Reading Friends (ARF) for grades K through 6 on Tuesdays, Oct. 8, 15, 22 and 29 at 3 p.m. Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs who can’t wait for you to read them a story. Call (561) 681-4100 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, Oct. 8 and 22 at 6 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 26 at 2 p.m. Discover new games and get reacquainted 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, Oct. 8 at 6:30 p.m. Chat about your favorite fandoms. Refreshments will be provided. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

    Wednesday, Oct. 9

    • The Northern Palm Beach Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association will meet on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at the Embassy Suites Hotel (4350 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens). Networking starts at 6 p.m., and the cost is $25. Guests are welcome. The speaker is Yvette Temple who works at the School District of Palm Beach County and is also the founder of Dystined2Shine, where she empowers others through motivation and education so they are successful in their lives and careers. To RSVP, or for more information, call Joanne Ryan at (561) 628 3694.

    • The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Sewing 101 for ages 15 and up on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 6 p.m. Learn the basics of using a sewing machine and turn your wishes into stitches. Basic materials will be provided. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

    Thursday, Oct. 10

    Fright Nights will return to the South Florida Fairgrounds from Thursday, Oct. 10 through Saturday, Nov. 2 with multiple haunted houses, midway rides and more. For more info., visit www.myfrightnights.com.

    • The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host a Friendship Circle for ages 18 to 30 on Thursday, Oct. 10 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 Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Origami Bats for ages 16 and up on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 2 p.m. Get into the Halloween spirit with a special origami bats class. Make your own unique decorations. Call (561) 790-6030 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, Oct. 10 and Oct. 24 at 4 p.m. Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

    • The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Adulting 101: Hospitality for ages 12 to 17 on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 4:30 p.m. Having guests come over to your home and don’t know what to do? Have no fear. Learn the art of entertaining your friends. Refreshments will be provided. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

    • The Wellington Amphitheater will host a free concert by the Orange Sunshine Band, along with food trucks, on Thursday, Oct. 10 from 5 to 9:30 p.m. For more info., visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/calendar.

    • The Wellington Chamber of Commerce will host a Chamber After Dark Event at the Trophy Room (12300 South Shore Blvd., Wellington) on Thursday, Oct. 10 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. For more info., call (561) 792-6525 or visit www.wellingtonchamber.com.

    • The Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida will host Frappuccino & Friends on Thursday, Oct. 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Starbucks (12840 W. Forest Hill Blvd., Wellington). For more info., contact Alexa Rubin at (561) 632-7791 or arubin@gssef.org, or Peggy at suvm@phienixsu.com or (561) 723-1285.

    Friday, Oct. 11

    • The Walkers of Wellington will hold an indoor walk at the Mall at Wellington Green on Friday, Oct. 11 at 9 a.m. Meet at the food court. Call (561) 791-4796 for more info.

    • The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Write, Read & Critique for adults on Fridays, Oct. 11 and Oct. 25 at 9:30 a.m. Aspiring writers are invited to join this informal roundtable discussion. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

    Baptist Health South Florida will host a class on wellness and nutrition for ages 55 and up on Friday, Oct. 11 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Wellington Community Center (12150 W. Forest Hill Blvd.). Call (561) 791-4796 to pre-register.

    • The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Story Salsa with Liz Mangual for all ages on Friday, Oct. 11 at 3 p.m. Weaving together a rich tapestry of bilingual stories, Mangual will enchant and delight listeners with her signature style of interactive storytelling. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

    • Fright Nights will host a Zombie Run on Friday, Oct. 11 at 7:30 p.m. at the South Florida Fairgrounds. Visit www.myfrightnights.com/race for more info.

    • Royal Palm Beach will hold a free screening of the movie Hocus Pocus, along with food trucks, on Friday, Oct. 11 at 7:30 p.m. at Royal Palm Beach Commons Park. For more info., call (561) 753-1232.

    • The Wellington Amphitheater (12100 Forest Hill Blvd.) will host a free screening of to movie Toy Story 4 on Friday, Oct. 11 at 7:30 p.m. Call (561) 753-2484 for more info.

    Saturday, Oct. 12

    Buckler’s Craft Fair will be at the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center on Saturday, Oct. 12 and Sunday, Oct. 13. For more info., visit www.bucklershows.com.

    • Audubon Everglades will host a bird count at Peaceful Waters Sanctuary (11700 Pierson Road, Wellington) on Saturday, Oct. 12 from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Meet under the cover of the gazebo on the boardwalk. Visit www.auduboneverglades.org for more info.

    • The Palm Beach Chapter of the Rare Fruit Council International will host its Fall Tropical Fruit & Plant Sale on Saturday, Oct. 12 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the South Florida Fairgrounds. Vendors from all over the state will offer a wide variety of fruit trees. For more info., visit www.pbrarefruitcouncil.org.

    Waggin’ at the Waterpark returns to Calypso Bay Waterpark (151 Lamstein Lane, Royal Palm Beach) on Saturday, Oct. 12 from 9 a.m. to 1:50 p.m. Palm Beach County Animal Care & Control will also be on site with adoptions. The 50-minute sessions will be divided by the size of the dog. Registration opens at 9 a.m. and will re-open 30 minutes prior to each session. All dogs must have proof of current rabies, DHLP and Bordetella vaccinations on site in order to enter. All dogs must wear a collar and license in the pool area. To download the registration form, visit www.pbcsplash.com. For more info., call (561) 790-6160.

    • The Wellington Amphitheater (12100 Forest Hill Blvd. will host a Three Dog Night tribute concert by Celebrate on Saturday, Oct. 12 at 7:30 p.m. Call (561) 753-2484 for more info.

    Sunday, Oct. 13

    • The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host a Marvel Superheroes Adventure Game for ages 12 to 17 on Sunday, Oct. 13 at 2 p.m. Like D&D? Can’t wait for the next Marvel movie? Come play as a famous hero or create your own. Snacks will be provided. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.