Calendar For November 2 – November 9, 2019

Saturday, Nov. 2

• The West Palm Beach Antiques Festival will be at the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center on Saturday, Nov. 2 and Sunday, Nov. 3. For more info., visit www.wpbaf.com.

• The 17th annual Feast of Little Italy will continue at Abacoa in Jupiter on Saturday, Nov. 2 and Sunday, Nov. 3. For more info., visit www.feastoflittleitaly.com.

• The Native Canopy Education Program will be at the Mounts Botanical Garden Fall Plant Sale on Saturday, Nov. 2 and Sunday, Nov. 3. Get a voucher good for two free native plants in three-gallon containers and talk with representatives about native canopy plants, invasive plants, and planting for birds, butterflies and other wildlife. For more info., visit www.mounts.org.

• The Loxahatchee Chapter of the Florida Trail Association will stroll in John Prince Park (2520 Lake Worth Road, Lake Worth) on Saturday, Nov. 2 at 7:15 a.m. Call Paul Cummings at (561) 596-4423 for more info.

Audubon Everglades will hold a guided birding day trip by car at Stormwater Treatment Area 1E (1991 Flying Cow Road, Wellington) on Saturday, Nov. 2 from 7:30 a.m. to noon. Visit www.auduboneverglades.org to pre-register.

• The Color Run and Family Fun Day will be held Saturday, Nov. 2 from 7:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the South Florida Fair Expo Center. Participants wear white at the starting line and finish the race plastered with colored powder. After the race, the fun continues with food trucks, pony rides, a petting zoo, bounce houses, dancing and music. Visit www.southfloridafair.com for more info.

• St. Matthew Catholic Church (6090 Hypoluxo Road, Lake Worth) will host its ninth annual Giant Craft & Tag Sale on Saturday, Nov. 2 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., with a rain date of Saturday, Nov. 9. For more info., call (561) 966-8878.

• The Royal Palm Beach Green Market & Bazaar will be held on Saturdays at the Village Hall campus (1050 Royal Palm Beach Blvd.) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more info., visit www.rpbgreenmarket.com.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Intermediate Tai Chi for ages 12 and up on Saturdays, Nov. 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 at 9 a.m. and Tai Chi for Beginners at 10:15 a.m. Wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

Engineering Family Fun Day will be held Saturday, Nov. 2 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Dreher Park (1301 Summit Blvd., West Palm Beach). For more info., contact Angie Foreman at aforeman@pinnaclecei.com.

• A ribbon cutting and celebration will be held to mark the grand opening of the Farm and Barn at Arden on Saturday, Nov. 2 from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Arden is located off Southern Blvd. west of Wellington. For more info., visit www.ardenfl.com.

• The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation will host its West Palm Beach Take Steps Walk on Saturday, Nov. 2 at 10 a.m. at the FITTEAM Ballpark. The walk is one of 125 occurring across the country to support the more than 3.1 million Americans who are affected by IBD. The local event features live entertainment, food, kids’ activities and a full slate of educational materials. Participants are encouraged to create teams or walk with a friend. To register for the walk, visit www.cctakesteps.org/westpalmbeach. For more info., call Anna Wishneff at (561) 218-2929 or visit www.crohnscolitisfoundation.org.

• Justin Bartlett Animal Rescue will host its 10th annual Golf “Fore” Paws on Saturday, Nov. 2 at the Fountains Country Club (4476 Fountains Drive, Lake Worth) with registration starting at 11 a.m. For more info., visit www.justinbartlettanimalrescue.org.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host an Acoustic Java Jam for adults on Saturday, Nov. 2 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 Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Fun with Coding for ages 7 to 17 on Saturday, Nov. 2 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.

• Wellington’s popular Murder Mystery Dinner Theater will return to the Wellington Community Center, on Saturday, Nov. 2, from 6 to 9 p.m. This year’s theme is “Murder at the Greatest Show on Earth.” Call (561) 753-2484 to make reservations.

Sunday, Nov. 3

• The Loxahatchee Chapter of the Florida Trail Association will hike in Jonathan Dickinson State Park (16450 SE Federal Highway, Hobe Sound) on Sunday, Nov. 3 at 8 a.m. Call Mary Miller at (561) 213-2189 for more info.

• The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts will present the Complexions Contemporary Ballet in Star Dust from Bach to David Bowie on Sunday, Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. Visit www.kravis.org for more info.

Monday, Nov. 4

• The Wellington Garden Club will meet Monday, Nov. 4 at the Wellington Community Center (12150 W. Forest Hill Blvd.). A light breakfast will begin at 9:30 a.m., followed by a business meeting at 10:15 a.m. and a program at 11:30 a.m. featuring several expert floral designers and flower show judges. RSVP to kaalbury@gmail.com. Visit www.wellingtongardenclub.org to learn more about the club.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host its Chess Club on Monday, Nov. 4 at 6 p.m. Basic game knowledge is required. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host The Coloring Club: Thanksgiving for ages 13 and up on Monday, Nov. 4 at 6 p.m. Color for fun and relaxation. 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 English Exchange on Mondays, Nov. 4 and Nov. 18 at 6:30 p.m. Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register.

• The Loxahatchee Chapter of the Florida Trail Association will meet at the Okeeheelee Park Nature Center (7715 Forest Hill Blvd.) on Monday, Nov. 4 with a social at 7 p.m. and program at 7:30 p.m. The program will be about maintaining wilderness trails. Call Roy Moore at (561) 307-7792 for more info.

Tuesday, Nov. 5

• The Village of Wellington will host Senior Aerobics on Tuesdays and Thursdays in November at 9 a.m. at the Wellington Community Center (12150 W. Forest Hill Blvd.). Call (561) 791-4796 for more info.

• The Village of Wellington will host Zumba Gold for ages 40 and up on Tuesdays in November at 10 a.m. at the Wellington Community Center (12150 W. Forest Hill Blvd.). Call (561) 791-4796 to pre-register.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Five Little Senses Baby Sensory Play for ages 2 to 18 months on Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 10:30 a.m. Stimulate your little one’s senses and encourage them to explore with various sensory playtime activities. Call (561) 790-6030 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, Nov. 5 and Thursday, Nov. 7 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: Holiday Wreaths for ages 14 and up on Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 2 p.m. Make an autumn wreath that will warm your home. Materials will be provided. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Animal Reading Friends (ARF) for grades K through 6 on Tuesdays, Nov. 5, 12, 19 and 26 at 2:45 p.m. Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Sunflowers for ages 5 to 12 on Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 3 p.m. Learn about the life cycle of plants and start growing a plant of your own. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host a Pizza Chat for ages 12 and up on Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 6:30 p.m. Chat about your favorite fandoms. Refreshments will be provided. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

Wednesday, Nov. 6

• The Village of Wellington will host Powerful Tools for Caregivers on Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 10 a.m. at the Wellington Community Center (12150 W. Forest Hill Blvd.). This program will provide tools and strategies to better handle the unique challenges that come with being a caregiver. Call (561) 753-2476 to pre-register.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host English Exchange for adults on Wednesdays, Nov. 6, 13 and 20 at 10:30 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.

• The Village of Wellington will host Diabetes Self-Management beginning on Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 1 p.m. in the Lake View Room of the Wellington Community Center (12150 W. Forest Hill Blvd.). This six-week workshop developed by Stanford University will bring you and your peers together to connect, work together, talk and learn about living healthy with diabetes. Call (561) 753-2476 to pre-register.

• The Village of Wellington will host Watercolor Classes on Wednesdays at 2 p.m. at the Wellington Community Center (12150 W. Forest Hill Blvd.). Attendees will learn an array of watercolor techniques through painting various subjects. Each painting will be completed in two weeks. Call (561) 753-2484 to pre-register.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Veterans’ Healthcare on Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 2 p.m. Do you qualify for VA healthcare? Learn more about your healthcare benefits from West Palm Beach VA Outreach Coordinator Richard Bryan. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host an Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience for adults on Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 2 p.m. Immerse yourself in a 3D environment. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Bouncy Balls for ages 5 to 12 on Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 3 p.m. Mix, customize and form a bouncy ball. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Knit & Crochet with Project Linus on Wednesdays, Nov. 6, 13 and 20 at 4 p.m. The crafts you make go to children in need. Bring your favorite pattern, needles, bright yarn and a giving spirit. Call (561) 790-6030 for more info.

• Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Mahjong Night for adults on Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 6 p.m. Get together with other players for a night of fun. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Anime Nation for ages 12 to 17 on Wednesday, Nov. 6 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 If the Oceans Were Ink: An Unlikely Friendship and a Journey to the Heart of the Quran by Carla Power on Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 6:30 p.m. Copies are available at the research services desk. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

• The League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County Civics Education Committee will host Quizzard of Oz: Civics Trivia on Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 6:30 p.m. At the STEM Education Center (4802 Dreher Trail North, West Palm Beach.). RSVP in advance online at www.lwvpbc.org.

• The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts will present The Simon & Garfunkel Story on Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 8 p.m. Visit www.kravis.org for more info.

Thursday, Nov. 7

• The Walkers of Wellington will hold indoor walks in the Mall at Wellington Green on Thursdays, Nov 7, 14 and 21 from 9 to 10 a.m. Meet at the food court. For more info., call (561) 791-4796.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host “It Takes a Village to Read for the Record!” for ages 2 to 5 on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 10 a.m. Listen to a special guest read the book Thank You, Omu! by Oge Mora and make a yummy craft based on the book. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host English Exchange for adults on Thursdays, Nov. 7, 14 and 21 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, Nov. 7 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 Fall Leaf Art for ages 5 to 12 on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 3 p.m. Make beautiful decorations with fall-inspired colors. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host “Let’s Break a World Record!” for all ages on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 3 p.m. Learn about world records, try some silly ones out and listen to a story as part of Read for the Record. Finish off your record-breaking attempt with a craft. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• Audubon Everglades will host Sunset Birding by Canoe at Grassy Waters Preserve (8264 Northlake Blvd.) on Thursday, Nov. 7 from 4 to 6 p.m. Advance registration is required at www.auduboneverglades.org.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Coding with Tech Toys: Bee-Bots for ages 6 to 9 on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 4 p.m. Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Hooked on Crochet for ages 12 and up on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 5 p.m. Socialize while you crochet. Work on your current project and share ideas with new friends. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

• The Wellington Amphitheater will host a free Neil Diamond tribute concert by Neil Zirconia, along with food trucks, on Thursday, Nov. 7 from 5 to 9:30 p.m. For more info., visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/calendar.

• The Women of the Western Communities will meet Thursday, Nov. 7 at the Wellington National Golf Club, with a happy hour at 6 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. RSVP to Tara Zimmerman at tara@zaflorida.com. Visit www.womenofthewesterncommunities.org for more info.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host a Writers’ Critique Workshop for adults on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 6:30 p.m. Share, offer and accept constructive criticism to improve fiction, nonfiction and poetry in a supportive atmosphere. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

• The Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center in Belle Glade will host the Mayhem Poets on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. For more info., call (561) 993-1160 or visit www.dollyhand.org.

Friday, Nov. 8

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Write, Read & Critique for adults on Fridays, Nov. 8 and Nov. 22 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 Village of Wellington will host an educational class sponsored by Baptist Health South Florida about the principles of a foot exam for ages 55 and up on Friday, Nov. 8 at 11:30 a.m. in the Lake View Room of the Wellington Community Center (12150 W. Forest Hill Blvd.). Call (561) 791-4796 to pre-register.

• The Village of Wellington will host Work of Art on Friday, Nov. 8 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in the Sailfish Meeting Room at the Wellington Community Center. Bring art supplies, meet new people and create memories and art together. Call (561) 791-4796 for more info.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Medicare Basics on Friday, Nov. 8 at 2 p.m. Join SHINE to discuss each part of Medicare and outline the two Medicare path options available to each Medicare beneficiary. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Make Time for Veterans for ages 4 to 10 on Friday, Nov. 8 at 3 p.m. What is a veteran? Learn through stories, activities and crafts. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• The Wellington Community Foundation will hold its Red, White & Blue Jeans “A Salute to Our Heroes” Event on Friday, Nov. 8 from 6:30 to 10 p.m. at the Wellington National Golf Club (400 Binks Forest Drive). For more information, or to RSVP, call (561) 333-9843 or visit www.wellingtoncommunityfoundation.org.

• The 12th annual Arrigo Dodge Ram Rodeo will be at the South Florida Fairgrounds Kubota Agriplex Arena on Friday, Nov. 8 and Saturday, Nov. 9. Gates open at 6 p.m. For more info., call (205) 790-3452 or visit www.southfloridafair.com.

Saturday, Nov. 9

• The South Florida Fairgrounds will host its Fall Garage Sale on Saturday, Nov. 9 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more info., contact Kayla Cawley at (561) 790-5219 or kayla@southfloridafair.com.

• St. Rita Catholic Church (13645 Paddock Drive, Wellington) will hold a Gigantic Garage Sale on Saturday, Nov. 9 from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Refreshments and baked goods will also be for sale. Call Liz at (561) 779-9950 or Pat at (561) 714-4422 for info.

• A Communitywide Health & Wellness Festival will be held on Saturday, Nov. 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the loading ramp at 524 S.W. Avenue C Place, Belle Glade. The festival is free and open to the public and will feature HIV and hepatitis testing, health screenings and linkage to services, insurance enrollment opportunities, prizes and more. To register, visit https://healthandwellnessfestivalpbc.eventbrite.com. For more info., e-mail Neeta Mahani at nmahani@pbcgov.org.

• St. David’s Episcopal Church Women will host its Fall Luncheon & Fashion Show on Saturday, Nov. 9 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Breakers West Country Club featuring clothes from Backstreet Fashions. Tickets are $45 per person and can be purchased by contacting Nancy Schroeder at (561) 792-0244, (561) 346-3009 or schroeder.nancy@gmail.com.

• The Women of the Western Communities will host a Paint & Create Fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 9 at noon at the Wellington National Golf Club. To register, visit www.kbsocialartworking.com.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host an Electric Java Jam for adults on Saturday, Nov. 9 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 Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Dungeons & Dragons for ages 12 and up on Saturdays, Nov. 9, 16, 23 and 30 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 Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host a Frozen 2 Launch Party for all ages on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 3 p.m. Dress up as a character from Frozen and meet Elsa and Anna. March in a parade, sing along to the music, eat a frozen treat and participate in activities. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

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