Calendar For November 9 – November 17, 2019

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.

• The Royal Palm Beach Green Market & Bazaar is 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.

• 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. 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.

• The Wellington Youth Lacrosse Association will host a Free Lacrosse Clinic on Saturday, Nov. 9 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Village Park (11700 Pierson Road) on football field 3. Children ages 5 to 14 of any skill level are welcome to participate to try lacrosse for the first time or brush up their skills for the upcoming 2020 season. Call (561) 899-9529 for more info. Register at www.wellingtonlacrosseclinic.com.

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

• Wellington will host its first-ever Silent Dance Party on Saturday, Nov. 9 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Wellington Amphitheater (12100 W. Forest Hill Blvd.). Also known as a silent disco, Wellington’s Silent Dance Party allows event attendees to don their own pair of headphones (available first-come, first-served) and dance along to one of three music stations streamed by a live DJ. Learn more at www.wellingtonfl.gov/silentdanceparty or call (561) 753-2484.

Sunday, Nov. 10

Audubon Everglades will hold a bird walk at the Wakodahatchee Wetlands (13026 Jog Road, Delray Beach) on Sunday, Nov. 10 from 8 to 10 a.m. Visit www.auduboneverglades.org for more info.

• The Palm Beach County chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society will host its Annual Native Plant Garden Tour on Sunday, Nov. 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Participants can visit five unique private gardens and two public gardens, all landscaped with Florida native plants: one in North Palm Beach, four in Jupiter and two in Palm Beach Gardens. For more info., call (561) 247-3677 or visit www.palmbeach.fnpschapters.org.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Sahaja Meditation for ages 16 and up on Sunday, Nov. 10 at 2 p.m. This time-honored technique reduces stress, brings better focus and helps with balance. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

Monday, Nov. 11

• The Village of Wellington and American Legion Chris Reyka Memorial Wellington Post 390 will host a Veterans Day Parade & Ceremony on Monday, Nov. 11 with the parade starting at 8:15 a.m. at the Wellington Municipal Complex, followed by a ceremony at the Wellington Veterans Memorial. Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov for more info.

• Royal Palm Beach will host a Pancake Breakfast for Veterans Day, followed by a Veterans Day observance, starting at 9 a.m. at the Royal Palm Beach Cultural Center, located at 151 Civic Center Way. The program will begin at 10 a.m. Residents interested in attending the free breakfast should RSVP to (561) 790-5196.

• Wellington High School will present a free Salute to Veterans Concert on Monday, Nov. 11 at 6 p.m. at the Wellington High School Theater with a reception following the concert. For more info., call (561) 795-4900.

Tuesday, Nov. 12

• The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts will feature the musical Fiddler on the Roof from Tuesday, Nov. 12 through Sunday, Nov. 17. Visit www.kravis.org for more info.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host All Things Fall Story Time for ages 3 to 5 on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 10:30 a.m. Participate in a special story time dedicated to the fall season with music, movement, stories and crafts. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host readings of Suzy Hammer’s The Bookworm for all ages on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 11 a.m. Celebrate Families Reading Together with this enthusiastic reading superhero. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register.

• The Village of Wellington will host Lunch & Learn: Comprehensive Lung Program with Dr. Mark Meyer on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 11:30 a.m. at the Wellington Community Center. RSVP to (561) 791-4796.

• 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. 12 and Thursday, Nov. 14 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 Step-By-Step Painting for ages 15 and up on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 2 p.m. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon of fun and easy painting. Refreshments will be provided. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host its STEAM Club for ages 5 to 12 on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 3 p.m. Use science, design and engineering skills to create pan pipes. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host International Game Day with Oculus Rift virtual reality for ages 12 to 17 on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 6 p.m. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

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

Wednesday, Nov. 13

Audubon Everglades will hold a bird walk at the Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge on Wednesday, Nov. 13 from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Visit www.auduboneverglades.org for more info.

• Wellington will host Senior Bingo for ages 55 and up on Wednesday, Nov. 13 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Wellington Community Center (12150 W. Forest Hill Blvd.). Call (561) 791-4706 for more info.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Books & Kids: Bilingual Story Time for ages 2 to 5 on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 10:30 a.m. Join in for stories, songs, rhymes and fun in both English and Spanish. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Wellington Chamber of Commerce will host its Kickoff to the Equestrian Season Luncheon on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 11:30 a.m. at the International Polo Club Palm Beach featuring Michael Stone of Equestrian Sport Productions. For more info., call (561) 792-6525 or visit www.wellingtonchamber.com.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host DIY Gratitude Journal for adults on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 3 p.m. Combine vintage papers with new papers, cardstock and embellishments to make a unique journal. Supplies will be provided or bring your own. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Science Bingo for ages 5 to 12 on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 3 p.m. Create your own bingo board and see if luck is on your side. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host a Marvel Superheroes Adventure Game for ages 12 to 17 on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 6 p.m. Like Dungeons & Dragons? Can’t wait for the next Marvel movie? Come play as a famous hero or create one. Snacks will be provided. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

• The Northern Palm Beach Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association will meet on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at the Embassy Suites Hotel (4350 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens) with networking starting at 6 p.m. The speaker is Lynn Tweedale, owner and head creative designer of Creative Florals and Bridal Bliss. To RSVP, call Joanne Ryan at (561) 628-3694. Visit https://northernpalmbeach.abwa.org for more info.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Deeper into Meditation on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 6:30 p.m. Join Dave Buck for this deep and engaging meditation workshop. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register.

Thursday, Nov. 14

• The Garden Bros. Circus will be at the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center from Thursday, Nov. 14 through Sunday, Nov. 17. For more info., visit www.gardenbroscircus.com.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host a Friendship Circle for ages 18 to 30 on Thursday, Nov. 14 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 Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host a Kitchen Chat for ages 14 and up on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 2 p.m., a bimonthly discussion to help with home cooking. Borrow any cookbook, test a meal and share your tips, techniques and kitchen adventures. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Veterans Healthcare on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 2 p.m. Do you qualify for VA healthcare? Learn more about your benefits from West Palm Beach VA Outreach Coordinator Richard Bryan. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Lego Bricks for ages 4 and up on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 3 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 “What’s Fun at the Loxahatchee Refuge?” on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 3 p.m. Join refuge volunteer Timothy Amann for a visual slideshow of the sanctuary. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Totem Pole Pots for ages 5 to 12 on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 3 p.m. Create a totem inspired by Native American history. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Animal Reading Friends (ARF) for grades K through 6 on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 4 p.m. Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Teen Trivia for ages 12 and up on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 6 p.m. Show off your knowledge of topics from cartoons to Cleopatra and fandom to physics. Team up with friends and battle to be the best. Snacks will be provided. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

Friday, Nov. 15

• Vintage Market Days of Palm Beach will be at the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center from Friday, Nov. 15 through Sunday, Nov. 17. Visit www.vintagemarketdays.com/market/palm-beach for more info.

Audubon Everglades will hold a bird walk at the Wakodahatchee Wetlands (13026 Jog Road, Delray Beach) on Friday, Nov. 15 from 8 to 10 a.m. Visit www.auduboneverglades.org for more info.

• Wellington will offer an AARP Smart Driver Course for ages 50 and up on Friday, Nov. 15 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Panther Room at the Wellington Community Center. Call (561) 791-4796 to pre-register.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Sewing 101 for ages 15 and up on Friday, Nov. 15 at 2 p.m. Interested in learning to sew? 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.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Crafts for Kids ages 4 to 8 on Friday, Nov. 15 at 3 p.m. Make a fun craft at this family event. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• The Wellington Amphitheater (12100 Forest Hill Blvd.) will host a free screening of the movie The Lion King on Friday, Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m. Call (561) 753-2484 for more info.

Saturday, Nov. 16

Audubon Everglades will hold a guided bird walk at the Peaceful Waters Sanctuary (11700 Pierson Road, Wellington) on Saturday, Nov. 16 from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. Visit www.auduboneverglades.org for more info.

• The Lady Artisans of Loxahatchee and The Acreage (LALA) will hold its third artfest on Saturday, Nov. 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 12106 Orange Blvd. LALA is a group of women artists from Loxahatchee and The Acreage who have come together to sell their art and showcase their unique talents. Along with handmade creations, LALA will host the Venturing Scouts, who will be selling homemade baked goods, hot dogs, chips and drinks. For more info., visit the LALA Artfest page on Facebook.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Garden Talks for ages 15 and up on Saturday, Nov. 16 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 Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Saturday Story Time Surprise for ages 3 to 6 on Saturday, Nov. 16 at 10:30 a.m. Get ready for surprising stories, activities, music and crafts. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• The Okeeheelee Nature Center will host a Deer & Raptor Walk on Saturday, Nov. 16 at 10:30 a.m. for families or all ages. The cost is $3 per participant. Call (561) 233-1400 or visit www.pbcnature.com for more info.

• The American Cancer Society will host Bark for Life of Palm Beach County on Saturday, Nov. 16 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Royal Palm Beach Commons Park Dog Park. For more info., call Community Development Manager Lisa Noel at (561) 614-2835.

• The Wellington Amphitheater (12100 Forest Hill Blvd.) will host a United We Stand Military Appreciation Festival with Wellington High School on Saturday, Nov. 16 from 2 to 6 p.m. Call (561) 753-2484 for more info.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host a Sewing Lab for ages 15 and up on Saturday, Nov. 16 at 2 p.m. Bring your current project, practice sewing using one of the library’s sewing machines or bring your own. Some basic materials will be provided. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host an Acoustic Java Jam for adults on Saturday, Nov. 16 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 Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host It’s Your Move: Chess Club for ages 8 to 17 on Saturday, Nov. 16 at 2:15 p.m. Learn how to play this strategic game with members of the Royal Palm Beach High School Chess Club. All materials will be provided. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• Temple B’nai Jacob and Temple Beth Torah will host a Havdalah Animal Encounter on Saturday, Nov. 16 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at center court in the original Wellington Mall at 12794 W. Forest Hill Blvd. The program will feature a wide array of animals. To RSVP, call (561) 793-4347 or e-mail templebnaijacobofwell@aol.com.

Sunday, Nov. 17

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host a Sensory Fall Festival on Sunday, Nov. 17 at 1:30 p.m. Celebrate the season with games, crafts, face painting and more for children and teens with special needs and their families. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register.

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