Thursday, September 24, 2020

Around Town

Wellington Seniors Enjoy Drive-Through Lunch Treat

Approximately 250 members of the Wellington Seniors Club enjoyed a box lunch giveaway with food from TooJay’s on Wednesday, Sept. 16 at Village Park. The Village of Wellington partnered with the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, the...

‘Gigantic Garage Sale’ Returns To The Fairgrounds

The 30th annual Gigantic Garage Sale was held on Saturday, Sept. 19 at the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center. Shoppers found bargains on clothes, accessories, books, artwork, dishware, toys and so much more. Vendors also sold new...

Make-A-Wish Delivers Customized Golf Cart

Make-A-Wish Southern Florida granted Wellington resident Marianna Mohar’s wish for a customized golf cart on Saturday, Sept. 12. The 12-year-old Wellington resident has been battling for more than five years against an autoimmune disease...

Buckle Barrel Series Begins In The Acreage

The Acreage Landowners’ Association and Western Equestrian Shows & Trails (WEST) hosted their inaugural Buckle Barrel Series event on Sunday, Sept. 6 at the Nicole Hornstein Equestrian Park.

Wellington Launches Food Trucks In The Parks

Wellington Parks & Recreation launched its new series of events called “Food Trucks in the Parks,” on Thursday, Sept. 3, featuring a rotation of favorite food trucks at various park locations throughout Wellington. Shown here are Tacos...

South Florida Fairgrounds Hosts Ultra Con Event

Ultra Con was held at the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center on Saturday, Aug. 29 and Sunday, Aug. 30 featuring dozens of vendors, a cosplay contest and special guests, including Sam J. Jones of Flash Gordon fame....

Semper Fi Service Dogs Program Holds Training Session

Fifteen dogs and handlers from Semper Fi Service Dogs-No Vet Left Behind participated in service dog training at Horses & Hounds Farm on Saturday, Aug. 15. Handlers helped dogs gain confidence with new experiences, like seeing a...

Wellington Hosts Back-To-School Drive-Thru Event

The Village of Wellington hosted its Back-to-School Drive-Thru event on Saturday, Aug. 15 at Village Park. Students registered for the event received one of 650 backpacks with back-to-school supplies made possible through partnerships with premier sponsor the...

Wellington Extends Summer Camps And Academies

Due to a delayed start to the 2020-21 school year, Wellington Parks & Recreation has extended its summer camps and academies to accommodate families seeking activities to help keep their kids happy, healthy, active and engaged. Programs...

B&G Club Stays Open For Extended Summer Camp

Monday, Aug. 10 was the first day of extended summer camp at the Neil S. Hirsch Family Boys & Girls Club in Wellington. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County has extended its summer camp...

Bow Wow Luau Party At PBC Animal Care & Control

Palm Beach County Animal Care & Control held a Bow Wow Luau birthday party for shelter dogs on Saturday, Aug. 8. Dogs got a whipped cream cone, toys and other enrichment from shelter staff and volunteers. “Op...

Outsiders Drill Team Practices For Upcoming Event

Outsiders Drill Team members held a practice on Monday, July 27 at Old Cypress in Loxahatchee Groves. Riders practiced several choreographed maneuvers to music, such as the pinwheel and the whip. The local drill team is getting...

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Wellington Seniors Enjoy Drive-Through Lunch Treat

Approximately 250 members of the Wellington Seniors Club enjoyed a box lunch giveaway with food from TooJay’s...

Rotary, Crowned Pearls Honored For Humanitarian Efforts

On Tuesday, Sept. 22, the Wellington Village Council issued a proclamation honoring the Crowned Pearls of Wellington and the Wellington Rotary Club...

Seminole Ridge Hawks Ready To Pounce As Football Returns

BY MIKE MAY With the football season at public high schools in Palm Beach County not kicking off until...

Two Local Educators Recognized By National Group As Teacher Mentors

The Society for Science & the Public recently provided funding, training, materials and research equipment to make quality STEM learning and instruction...

Groves Council Postpones Vote On Palms West Plaza Expansion

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council voted Tuesday, Sept. 22 to postpone a decision regarding a request by the owner of the Palms...