MINGLE: Festivals, Food, Museums… Oh my!

Drawing by BONOM

THIS WEEKEND…

A NIGHT OF ART AND JAZZ
7:30-10 p.m. Saturday, Center Court at Downtown at the Gardens, 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Ave., Palm Beach Gardens. Art on display from local artists and music by Tom Van Rijn’s Palm Beach Jazz Trio. Free event. (561) 340-1600. www. downtownatthegardens.com

TASTE OF CITYPLACE TRIBUTE BAND TOUR 2010
8-10 p.m. Wednesday, Wet Willies, CityPlace, 550 S. Rosemary Ave., Suite 250, West Palm Beach. Featuring Eddie Jelley and the Cold Shot performing a tribute to  Stevie Ray Vaughn. Part of the weekly Taste of CityPlace series. Shopping incentives, happy hour specials. (561) 366-1000.

FLAVOR PALM BEACH, THE THIRD-ANNUAL DINING SHOWCASE
5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, on the Great Lawn, along the new Waterfront, Flagler Ave., West Palm Beach. Party for food enthusiasts featuring the signature menu items and cocktails from some of the restaurants participating in a month-long discount dining promotion. Live entertainment by The String Theory Band; dance performances from Palm Beach Atlantic University; strolling painted models; a light show and more. Proceeds benefit the American Red Cross. Dining tickets are $30. The event is free. Visit: www.flavorpalmbeach.com. (561) 315-8803.

TALENT SHOW: EVENING WITH THE STARS
5 p.m. Saturday, Royal Palm Beach Cultural Center, 151 Civic Center Way, Royal Palm Beach. Features youth and stars of tomorrow. Hosted by Caribbean American For Community Involvement. Sponsored by the Palm Beach County Cultural Council. Donation: $7 adults, $3 children age 12 and younger. Benefits the scholarship fund. (561) 351-6895. www.cafcipbc.org

FRIDAY MATINEE
2 p.m. Friday, Fort Pierce Library, 101 Melody Lane, Fort Pierce. Showing Spanglish featuring Adam Sandler, Téa Leoni and Cloris Leachman. (772) 462-2787.

SERIES OF FILM CLASSICS
4 and 7 p.m. Saturday, 2 and 5 p.m. Sunday, Lyric Theatre, 59 S.W. Flagler Ave., Stuart. Featuring The Grapes of Wrath on Saturday; Mister Roberts on Sunday. Free. (772) 286-7827.

MUSIC STYLES OF SUMMER: BLUES
7:30-10:30 p.m. Friday, Center Court, Downtown at the Gardens, 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Ave., Palm Beach Gardens. Category 5 Blues performs. (561) 340-1600. www.downtownatthegardens.com.

THE GRAND REOPENING OF THE OBSERVATORY AT THE SOUTH FLORIDA SCIENCE MUSEUM
6-10 p.m. Friday, South Florida Science Museum, 4801 Dreher Trail N., West Palm Beach. The Observatory’s optical telescope allows visitors to get the best views of the stars and planets. All museum exhibits including the planetarium will be open and educators will be on the floor doing ‘ScienTerrific’ activities. Museum members: $5 adults, free for children 3-12. Nonmembers: $10 adults $6 children 3-12, free for children younger than 3. (561) 832-1988. www.sfsm.org

TEXAS BARBECUE DINNER FUND-RAISER
5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, VFW Post 1463, 226 Cypress Lane, Palm Springs. A barbecue dinner with all of the trimmings, $7, benefits The Florida Outreach Center for the Blind. Eat in or take out. Reserve your dinner at (561) 642-0005 or (561) 714-4143 or via e-mail: info_focb@bellsouth.net. Tickets also available at the door.

FAMILY FUN STAMPEDE, 5-K WALK/RUN EVENT
7 a.m. Saturday, beginning at the Hobe Sound Child Care Center, 11580 S.E. Gomez Ave., Hobe Sound.  Benefits Hobe Sound Child Care Center’s Help-A-Child Scholarship Fund. $30 in advance, $35 race day. Check-in 5:30-7:00 a.m. Race starts at 7:00 a.m. Register at Ultrasignup.com or hschildcarecenter.org. Info: (772) 334-3469 or (772) 546-5462.

GARDENS COMMUNITY OUTDOOR YARD SALE
7:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Burns Road Recreation Center, 4404 Burns Road, Palm Beach Gardens. Space available. $20 per parking space. (561) 630-1100; www.pbgfl.com.

HIKE APOXEE
8 a.m. Saturday, on east side of Jog Road about 1 mile north of Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. A shaded 7-mile hike with a chance to see deer and big ‘gators in West Palm’s 20-square-mile water catchment area. Bring plenty of water. Hosted by The Loxahatchee Chapter of the Florida Trail Association. (561) 616-8790.

TREASURE COAST CLASSIC BODY BUILDING, FIGURE AND BIKINI CONTEST
8 a.m. Saturday, Civic Center, 9221 S.E. Civic Center, Port St. Lucie. $10 for 10 a.m. prejudging; $25 6 p.m. night show; $30 for both events. Call (772) 204-7105.

ORCHIDS, JUST ORCHIDS
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens, 2410 S.E. Westmoreland Blvd., Port St. Lucie. Plant sale. Call (772) 398-0707.

A YEAR IN THE ORGANIC GARDEN, A VEGETABLE GARDEN SERIES
9 a.m. Saturday, Heathcote Botanical Gardens, 210 Savannah Road, Fort Pierce. A series of nine seminars on vegetable gardening, designed to help gardeners begin preparing their home gardens, and continue learning through the fall growing season and harvest time. Led by Master Gardener Adina Lehrman. Includes both educational lectures and hands-on experience. Each seminar is $15 for Heathcote members, and $20 for non-members. For a full schedule to register, call (772) 464-4672 or  www.heathcotebotanicalgardens.org

SAFARI NIGHTS AT THE PALM BEACH ZOO
5:30-9 p.m. Friday, 1301 Summit Blvd., West Palm Beach. Entertainment, an interactive play fountain, free carousel rides, animal encounters, wildlife shows, and children’s crafts in the Brown Pavilion. Dinner will be offered in the Tropics Café and a silent auction is planned. $9.95 adults; $6.95 children age 3-12; free for children younger than 3. Zoo members: $6.95 adults; free for children younger than 12. (561) 547-9453.

RECURRING…

ART ON THE WATER
Live music and local art, 5:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Riviera Beach Marina, 200 E. 13th St., Riviera Beach. Free. (561) 845-3404.

PARASAILING
An Ocean Pro vessel leaves from the Riviera Beach Marina for parasailing trips on ocean. (561) 881-9757.

DELRAY BEACH HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND SPADY MUSEUM ‘RIDE AND REMEMBER’ TROLLEY TOUR SERIES
10 a.m. second Saturdays from Delray Beach City Hall, 100 N.W. First Ave. (561) 243-2577.

HISTORY TOURS WITH CHRIS SAWICKI
Take guided tours on the Sailfish 6 to learn about downtown Stuart treasures. (772) 288-5335.

JUPITER INLET LIGHTHOUSE & MUSEUM
Lighthouse Park, 500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter. Tours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. Last tour leaves at 4 p.m. (561) 747-8380.

Lion Country Safari Coupon

LION COUNTRY SAFARI
2003 Lion Country Safari Road, Loxahatchee. Drive-through park with animals, petting zoo, rides. 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily. (561) 793-1084.

THE RICHARD AND PAT JOHNSON PALM BEACH COUNTY HISTORY MUSEUM
300 N. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach. A 3,500-square-foot museum in the historic 1916 Courth/ouse includes exhibit space reflecting the influence of the many cultures in Palm Beach County’s diverse history. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday (8/31) through Saturday (9/4). Free. (561) 832-4164.

SPORTS IMMORTALS
6830 N. Federal Highway, Boca Raton. More than one million mementos from the world’s greatest athletes. (561) 997-2575.

SUNSET CELEBRATION
6-9 p.m. Thursdays at Sailfish Marina, 98 Lake Drive, Palm Beach Shores. Art show, food and music. (561) 844-1724.

AUDITIONS…

COCKTAILS WITH MIMI
7 p.m. Sept. 5 and 12, in the gym at The North Palm Beach Community Center, 1200 Prosperity Farms Road, North Palm Beach. Needed: six women and six men. Performances November 19-December 5. (561) 641-1707. www.villageplayersofnpb.com.

‘FOLLIES’ (THE CONCERT VERSION) BY STEPHEN SONDHEIM

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 30, Caldwell Theatre Company, Count de Hoernle Theatre, 7901 N. Federal Highway, Boca Raton. Prepare a brief song from the show or from any Sondheim musical. Bring sheet music, your picture and resume. An accompanist will be provided. (561) 995-2324 or e-mail Patricia at auditions@caldwelltheatre.com. Include your phone number in body of e-mail.

TWELVE ANGRY JURORS
5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Delray Beach Playhouse, 950 N.W. Ninth St., Delray Beach. A dissenting juror in a murder trial slowly manages to convince the others that the case is not as obviously clear as it seemed in court.  Production Dates: October 22 – 24. Requirements: 13 high school teens and three crew members. Prepare a one-minute dramatic monologue. (561) 272-1282, Ext 4. www.delraybeachplayhouse.com

Advertisements
  1. No trackbacks yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: