Calendar For January 11, 2020 – January 20, 2020

Saturday, Jan. 11

• The Mounts Botanical Garden will feature Ribbit the Exhibit from Saturday, Jan. 11 through May 31 with 23 whimsical, larger-than-life frog characters designed in copper by artist J.A. Cobb, displayed throughout the garden. Visit www.mounts.org for more info.

• The 2020 Wellington Barn Tour to benefit the Semper Fi Fund will be held Saturday, Jan. 11 featuring four amazing barns. Tour times are 8, 8:30, 11 and 11:30 a.m. Tours have been expanded to three hours to keep everything on schedule. Tickets are available by calling Polo America at (760) 668-6093.

• The Royal Palm Beach Green Market & Bazaar will be held on Saturday, Jan. 11 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Village Hall campus (1050 Royal Palm Beach Blvd.) Visit www.rpbgreenmarket.com for more info.

• The Early Ford V-8 Club of Palm Beach Region 129 will return to the Brass Monkey Tavern (7781 Lake Worth Road) on Saturday, Jan. 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is open to all flathead Ford, Lincoln and Mercury automobiles. Hot rods and race cars with flatheads are also permitted, along with Model T and Model A cars. The event will also feature a live DJ, barbecue and vendors. For more info., call Vern Lehto at (561) 267-5983.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Children’s Playful Yoga for ages 6 to 12 on Saturday, Jan. 11 at 10:30 a.m. Bring the family and 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 Wellington Tennis Center (3100 Lyons Road) will host a Free Tennis Fun Day on Saturday, Jan. 11 from noon to 2 p.m. designed for youth tennis players of all ages and skill levels. Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/tennis or call (561) 791-4775 for more info.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Presidents & Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking for adults on Saturday, Jan. 11 at 2 p.m. William and Sue Wills will bring the story of George H.W. and Barbara Bush to life. Pre-register at www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2020 or call (561) 681-4100.

• You Farm (16651 Rembrandt Road, Loxahatchee) will host Tea in the Garden for Families of Miscarriage & Infant Loss on Saturday, Jan. 11 at 2:30 p.m. For more info., visit www.evesvictory.com/ourevents.

• The Loxahatchee Chapter of the Florida Trail Association will host Introduction to Backpacking at Jonathan Dickinson State Park on Saturday, Jan. 11 and Sunday, Jan. 12, starting at 3 p.m. Saturday and finishing the next morning. Call Ryan Lusk at (904) 891-4479 to pre-register.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Anime Saturday for ages 12 to 17 on Saturday, Jan. 11 at 3 p.m. Enjoy watching anime with your friends while you eat Pocky and popcorn. Learn about the latest manga titles in the library’s collection. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• Theatre Arts Productions (TAP) will present Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach with a cast of 16 Palm Beach County actors ranging from ages 6 to 79 from Friday, Jan. 10 through Sunday, Jan. 12 at Wellington High School (2101 Greenview Shores Blvd.). Showtimes are Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 1 p.m. and Sunday at 4 p.m. Call (561) 723-6154 or e-mail tap-stars.info@gmail.com for more info.

• The Wellington Amphitheater (12100 W. Forest Hill Blvd.) will host a free Billy Joel and Elton John Tribute Concert on Saturday, Jan. 11 at 7:30 p.m. Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/calendar for more info.

Sunday, Jan. 12

• The Loxahatchee Chapter of the Florida Trail Association will hold a bird walk at Wakodahatchee Wetlands (13270 Jog Road, Delray Beach) on Sunday, Jan. 12 at 7 a.m. For more info., call Paul Cummings at (561) 596-4423.

• Enjoy the voices of 15-year-old Biana Pinchuk, Lou Laino, a lead vocalist of classic oldies and doo-wop hits, and Cantor Irving Grossman at a Cantor’s Concert at Temple Beth Tikvah (4550 Jog Road, Greenacres) on Sunday, Jan. 12 at 2:30 p.m. To purchase tickets, call (561) 967-3600. For more info., visit www.templebethtikvah.net.

• The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts will present Chris McDonald’s Memories of Elvis Rockin’ Birthday Bash on Sunday, Jan. 12 at 1:30 and 6:30 p.m. Visit www.kravis.org for more info.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Sahaja Meditation for ages 16 and up on Sundays, Jan. 12 and Jan. 26 at 2 p.m. This time-honored technique reduces stress, brings better focus and helps you become more balanced. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

• The 2020 season at the International Polo Club Palm Beach will continue Sunday, Jan. 12 with the Joe Barry Memorial Cup Final. For more information, call (561) 204-5687 or visit www.internationalpoloclub.com.

Monday, Jan. 13

• The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts will present Sinatra with Dan Musk on Monday, Jan. 13 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Visit www.kravis.org for more info.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Musical Toddlers & Tykes for children under age 4 on Monday, Jan. 13 at 3:30 p.m. Jam along to favorite story time songs with instruments. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Reading Buddies Winter 2020 Session Registration for grades one through five beginning Monday, Jan. 13 at 4 p.m. Children will be paired with a teen volunteer to practice reading and play literacy games. Call (561) 790-6030 for more info.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host its French Conversation Group for Beginners on Monday, Jan. 13 at 6 p.m. Practice speaking French in a fun and informal atmosphere. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register.

• The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts will present The Naked Magicians on Monday, Jan. 13 and Tuesday, Jan. 14 at 6:30 and 9 p.m. in the Rinker Playhouse. Visit www.kravis.org for more info.

• The Wellington Village Council will meet on Monday, Jan. 13 at 7 p.m. at the Wellington Municipal Complex (12300 W. Forest Hill Blvd.). Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/calendar for more info.

• The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts will present the NFM Wroclaw Philharmonic with music director and conductor Giancarlo Guerrero and violinist Janusz Wawrowski on Monday, Jan. 13 at 8 p.m. Visit www.kravis.org for more info.

Tuesday, Jan. 14

• 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, Jan. 14 and Thursday, Jan. 16 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 Kravis Center for the Performing Arts will present the NFM Wroclaw Philharmonic with music director and conductor Giancarlo Guerrero and pianist David Fray on Tuesday, Jan. 14 at 2 p.m. Visit www.kravis.org for more info.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host New Year, New Adventures in the Library Scavenger Hunt for ages 8 and up on Tuesday, Jan. 14 at 4 p.m. Answer clues, book trivia, riddles and challenges that have been placed throughout the branch and win a special prize. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Game Night for ages 12 and up on Tuesday, Jan. 14 at 6 p.m. Try new and favorite games. Bring friends or meet some. Snacks will be provided. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host “Are You Board? Game On!” for ages 12 and up on Tuesday, Jan. 14 at 6 p.m.; Saturday, Jan. 25 at 2 p.m.; and Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 6 p.m. Gather your friends or come and make new ones. Discover new games or enjoy old favorites. Call (561) 790-6030 for more info.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Dragon’s Breath for ages 5 to 12 on Monday, Jan. 6 at 6 p.m. Use basic household items to create a fire-breathing dragon. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

Wednesday, Jan. 15

Presidents & Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: George H.W. & Barbara Bush will be at the Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) on Wednesday, Jan. 15 at 2 and 6:30 p.m. and the Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) at 11 a.m. William and Sue Wills bring the story of the president and his first lady to life. Visit www.pbclibrary.org/presidents-2020 to pre-register.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Book Discussion: The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson for adults on Wednesday, Jan. 15 at 2 p.m. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Lego Bricks for grades 5 to 12 on Wednesday, Jan. 15 at 3:30 p.m. Build, imagine and play with Lego bricks. Call (561) 681-4100 for more info.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Sewing 101 for ages 15 and up on Wednesday, Jan. 15 at 5:30 p.m. Learn the basics of using a sewing machine. Basic materials will be provided. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

Shulamit Hadassah will feature author and speaker Ellen Brazer on “Judaism, Angels and Reincarnation” on Wednesday, Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. at PBCFR Station 30 (9910 Striblilng Way, Wellington). RSVP to Sue Daniels at (561) 656-1761 or smow@comcast.net.

• The Conrad-Sunrise Chapter of the American Hibiscus Society will meet on Wednesday, Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. at the Mounts Botanical Garden main meeting hall on Military Trail in West Palm Beach, just south of Belvedere Road. The featured speaker will be Dawn Conrad on “The Hybridization of the Hibiscus.” For more info., visit www.conradsunrisehibiscus.com.

• The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts will present Illusionist Vitaly: An Evening of Wonders on Wednesday, Jan. 15 at 7:30 p.m. Visit www.kravis.org for more info.

• The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts will present Michael Feinstein and the Kravis Center Pops Orchestra Big Band Celebrating the Swingers on Wednesday, Jan. 15 at 8 p.m. Visit www.kravis.org for more info.

Thursday, Jan. 16

• The Walkers of Wellington will walk around the shops at the Mall at Wellington Green (10300 W. Forest Hill Blvd.) on Thursday, Jan. 16 from 9 to 10 a.m. Call (561) 791-4796 for more info.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Dragon Day for ages 5 to 12 on Thursday, Jan. 16 at 2:30 p.m. Appreciate a dragon by making a mask. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Teen Crafternoon for ages 12 to 17 on Thursday, Jan. 16 at 4:30 p.m. in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Make special crafts that will be donated to local nonprofit organizations. Popcorn will be provided. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Wellington Amphitheater (12100 W. Forest Hill Blvd.) will feature food trucks and a free Tina Turner tribute concert on Thursday, Jan. 16 at 5 p.m. Call (561) 753-2484 for more info.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will feature Start the Year Off With Meditation for adults on Thursday, Jan. 16 at 6:30 p.m. John Bednarik demonstrates how meditation can bring inner peace during turbulent times. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register.

Friday, Jan. 17

• The 2020 South Florida Fair will open on Friday, Jan. 17 and continue through Sunday, Feb. 2 at the South Florida Fairgrounds. For more info., visit www.southfloridafair.com.

• The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts will host the Miami City Ballet Presents I’m Old Fashioned from Friday, Jan. 17 through Sunday, Jan. 19. Visit www.kravis.org for more info.

• The Wellington Community Center (12150 W. Forest Hill Blvd.) will host an AARP Smart Driving Course for ages 50 and up on Friday, Jan. 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call (561) 791-4796 for more info.

• The Wellington Community Center (12150 W. Forest Hill Blvd.) will host a Feel Good Friday Dance for ages 55 and up on Friday, Jan. 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Lake View Room, sponsored by Baptist Health South Florida. Call (561) 791-4796 to pre-register.

Simply Sandi: An Intimate Night of Songs & Stories with Sandi Patty will be at the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center (1977 College Drive, Belle Glade) on Friday, Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. For more info., call (561) 993-1160 or visit www.dollyhand.org.

• The Wellington Amphitheater (12100 W. Forest Hill Blvd.) will host a free Everly Brothers Tribute Concert by the Everly Set on Friday, Jan. 17 at 7:30 p.m. Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/calendar for more info.

Saturday, Jan. 18

• The Loxahatchee Chapter of the Florida Trail Association will walk the Citrus Trail Loop in a three-night backpacking event Saturday, Jan. 18 through Tuesday, Jan. 21. Call Ryan Lusk at (904) 891-4479 for more info.

• The Palm Beach Sail & Power Squadron will hold a two-day boating safety course on Saturday, Jan. 18 and Sunday, Jan. 19 at 8 a.m. at the group’s headquarters (1125 Old Dixie Highway, Lake Park). The course covers safety and emergency procedures, navigation, boat handling, anchoring, rules of the road, fueling and more. The cost is $70. For more info., call Rick Wood at (561) 542-1146 or Cal Cearley at (561) 670-1922.

• The Loxahatchee Chapter of the Florida Trail Association will walk in the Loxahatchee Slough on Saturday, Jan. 18 at 8 a.m. Call Bea Rogers at (561) 644-0777 for more info.

• Friends of the Okeeheelee Nature Center will host Raptor Day for nature photographers on Saturday, Jan. 18 from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at the Okeeheelee Nature Center. Several different species of birds of prey will be on display in a natural, outdoor setting. Reserve your spot by calling the nature center at (561) 233-1400 or by visiting during regular operating hours.

• The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Books & Kids: Bilingual Story Time for ages 2 to 5 on Saturday, Jan. 18 at 10:15 a.m. Join in for stories, songs, rhymes and fun in English and Spanish. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Garden Talks for ages 15 and up on Saturday, Jan. 18 at 10:30 a.m. Expand your knowledge with other garden enthusiasts. Share gardening ideas, as well as seeds, seedlings and cuttings. Call (561) 681-4100 to pre-register.

• The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Whistling Renditions for the whole family on Saturday, Jan. 18 at 2 p.m. Take a trip down memory lane while special performer Rajesh Koppikar whistles some classic tunes. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register.

• The Acreage library (15801 Orange Blvd.) will host Sewing Lab for ages 15 and up on Saturday, Jan. 18 at 2 p.m. Don’t have a sewing machine? Practice sewing in this independent sewing lab using the library’s machines. 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 on Saturday, Jan. 18 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 Relay for Life Glow in the Dark 5K Fun Run will be held Saturday, Jan. 18 at 5 p.m. at Royal Palm Beach Commons Park. For more info., contact Lisa Noel at (561) 614-2835 or lisa.noel@cancer.org.

• Temple Beth Torah will hold its inaugural Service Award Gala at the Wellington National Golf Club on Saturday, Jan. 18 at 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at www.templebethtorah.net/gala2020 or by calling (561) 793-2700.

• The Wellington Amphitheater (12100 W. Forest Hill Blvd.) will host a free Pat Benatar Tribute Concert by All Fired Up on Saturday, Jan. 19 at 7:30 p.m. Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/calendar for more info.

• The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts will host Matisyahu on Saturday, Jan. 18 and Sunday, Jan. 19 at 7:30 p.m. Visit www.kravis.org for more info.

Sunday, Jan. 19

• The 2020 season at the International Polo Club Palm Beach will continue Sunday, Jan. 19 with the Ylvisaker Cup. For more information, call (561) 204-5687 or visit www.internationalpoloclub.com.

Monday, Jan. 20

Polo for Life will present the Polo for a Purpose: Passage to India with gates opening at 2 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 20 at the International Polo Club Palm Beach (3667 120th Avenue South, Wellington). The sunset polo match will feature local favorites. Attendance is $20 per vehicle. The match will be followed by a ticketed authentic Indian cuisine dinner. Details about sponsorships, vendor spaces, tailgate tents, the kids’ zone and more are available at www.poloforlife.org. For more info., contact Terrie Mooney at (561) 644-7124 or terrie@poloforlife.org.

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