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Friday, June 28 and Saturday, June 29 In the Heights at Maltz Jupiter Theatre – Music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda Book by Quiara Alegría Hudes In the Hispanic community of Manhattan’s Washington Heights, bodega owner Usnavi dreams of saving enough money to return to his home country, the Dominican Republic. Meanwhile, the people in Usnavi’s neighborhood face the challenge of sustaining their tight-knit community. Featuring students in grades 6 and up, including candidates in the Professional Training Program. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 for students and $25 for adults.Showtimes for the Conservatory’s upcoming production of In The Heights are 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 28, and Saturday, June 29. Tickets are $25 for adults; $20 for children. For tickets, call the Theatre’s box office at (561) 575-2223 or visit www.jupitertheatre.org.
Thurs., July 4 • 12 Noon – 9 PM Independence Day Celebration at The Village of Wellington The Village of Wellington invites you to come celebrate the Fourth of July with a full day of fun, family-friendly activities! Start off at the Wellington Aquatics Complex with a Patriotic Pool Party, and then head over to Village Park for Fireworks, Food Trucks, Inflatable Obstacle Courses, Bounce Houses & Slides, Rockwall, Face Painting, Pony Rides, Petting Zoo, Watermelon Eating Contests, Vendors and more! This event is free. Fireworks Show begins at 9:15 PM. Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov for more info. Village Park is located at 11700 Pierson Rd., Wellington.
Fri., July 5 • 4:30 – 9 PM Safari Nights at Palm Beach Zoo Join us on the first friday of every month for Safari Nights! The whole Zoo is open to explore as you join us for non-stop family entertainment at our Princesses and Pirates themed Safari Nights. Get into the spirit of the evening and come dressed to match the theme. Splash around in our interactive play fountain, our new Nature Play Pavilion, and enjoy access to the entire Zoo! Call 561.533.0887 or visit www.palmbeachzoo.org for more information and a schedule of themes. Located at 1301 Summit Blvd., West Palm Beach.
Sat., July 6 • 8 – 10 AM Sensory Saturdays at South Florida Science Museum Center & Aquarium We are proud to present Sensory Saturdays: Special Exploration Hours at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium. On the 1st Saturday of each month, all families affected by autism spectrum disorder are invited to explore the museum before we open to the public. Experience our exhibits without heavy crowds when we have softened general lighting and decreased the noise level and visual stimulation. Our facility is also ADA accessible and wheelchair friendly! The cost is half off regular Science Center admission! $8.50 for adults, $7.50 for seniors, $6.50 for children 3-12, free for children under 3, and free for our members. Visit www.sfsciencecenter.org for more info. 4801 Dreher Trail North, West Palm Beach.
Tues. & Wed., July 9 & 10 • 5 – 7 PM GEMS Club at STEM Studio in Downtown Abacoa Due to popular demand, we’ve added a second GEMS session to each month! This month’s theme is “Sea Talk.” Girls have a bright future in Science and GEMS Club will continue to help them shine! GEMS Club offers the perfect opportunity for young girls to learn and grow as they discover the exciting world of math, science, engineering and technology. Pizza dinner and refreshments will be provided. This program is open to girls in grades 3 – 8 and a $10 registration fee is required per session. The event is limited to 25 girls per session, so register early to save your spot! There will be an additional $5 charge for walk-in registrations. Walk-ins, please be aware that the session may already be sold out. Visit www.sfsciencecenter. org/stem-studio-gems to register or for more information on the monthly themes offered. STEM Studio in downtown Abacoa is located at 1209 Main Street Unit 112, Jupiter.
Fri. July12 7-10 P.M. Screen on the Green: Spider-Man Into the Spider-Verse (PG) Fun starts at 7 p.m. | FREE | The Great Lawn, 100 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401 Miles Morales is a New York teen struggling with school, friends and, on top of that, being the new Spider-Man. When he comes across Peter Parker, the erstwhile savior of New York, in the multiverse, Miles must train to become the new protector of his city.
Sat. & Sun., Jul. 13, 14 • The Ugly Duckling at Palm Beach Dramaworks Born bigger and different than the other hatchlings, the ugly duckling is ridiculed, rejected, and eventually shunned by the entire barnyard. The little bird leaves home, embarking on a rollicking journey, only to discover that the beauty he was seeking was inside him all along. Tickets are only $15. Visit www.palmbeachdramaworks.com for show times and to purchase tickets. Call 561.514.4042 for more information. Located at 201 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach.
Sat., July 20 • 8:30 – 10 AM Beach Cleanup at Loggerhead Marinelife Center Join Lynne Wells and her group of Blue Friends each month on the third Saturday of each month for the Juno Beach beach cleanup. Following 1-hour of cleaning the beach, join us for a light breakfast sponsored by Whole Foods Market, Palm Beach Gardens and Another Broken Egg Café in Harbourside, Jupiter. Complimentary coffee by Oceana Coffee will also be served. Bring a bucket to collect the trash and garden gloves if you have them. Help us keep the very beach that our turtles call home free from trash and litter. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Call 561.627.8280 or visit www.marinelife.org for more information. Loggerhead Marinelife Center is located at 14200 U.S. Highway One, Juno Beach.
Sat., July 20 • 10 AM – 4 PM e4 Life: Green Health & Wellness Expo at South Florida Science Museum Center & Aquarium In partnership with the West Palm Beach Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, this expo features fun and educational activities for the entire family – all promoting a healthy lifestyle through vendor exhibits, demonstrations, give-a-ways, tastings and much more. City of West Palm Beach residents receive a 50% discount on admission and FREE trees! Activities include healthy food vendors, themed crafts, Farmer Jay workshops, bike rodeo, energy efficiency, transportation, environmentally preferable purchasing and other sustainable/conservation subjects. Ticket price is included with general paid admission to the Science Center and free for Science Center members. 4801 Dreher Trail North, West Palm Beach. Visit www.sfsciencecenter. org for more info.
Fri., July 26 • 6 – 9 PM Nights at the Museum at South Florida Science Museum Center & Aquarium This month’s theme is “Under the Sea.” On the last Friday of each month, guests of all ages can enjoy extended hours of exploration at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium! Each Night at the Museum is a different theme, which includes various interactive science crafts, activities, entertainment, exhibits, planetarium shows, and a chance to view the night sky in Palm Beach County’s only public observatory! Food and beverages will be available for purchase throughout the evening. Admission is $14.95 for adults, $12.95 for seniors, $10.95 for children (3-12), FREE for children under 3, and $6 for adult members (child members are FREE). Visit www.sfsciencecenter.org for more info. 4801 Dreher Trail North, WPB.
Sat., July 27 • 9 AM – 12 PM 3D Printing Workshops at South Florida Science Museum Center & Aquarium Join us for our entry-level course into the world of 3D design. During this 3 hour class, you will learn all of the skills needed to manipulate 3-dimensional objects in a 2-dimensional workspace. We will use a web-based CAD (computer-aided design) program that allows you to access your designs from anywhere. Once your design is complete we will bring it to life before your very eyes using the amazing technology of 3D printers. Open to ages 8-15. Cost is $45 per student. This is a drop-off class only. Please visit www.sfsciencecenter.org for more information and a list of upcoming dates. These classes take place at our Stiles-Nicholson STEM Education Center on the North end of our parking lot at 4800 Dreher Trail N. West Palm Beach.
Sat., July 27 • 4:30 – 9 PM Roar and Pour at Palm Beach Zoo Join us through August for a night of drinks (21+), food and live music. The whole Zoo is open to explore, it’s a WILD world after hours! The Summer Grill opens at 5 PM with burgers and hotdogs. The Tiki Bar also opens at 5 PM with beer, wine and a local beer tap-takeover! Then enjoy a Luke Bryan Tribute Band from 6:30 – 9 PM. Special admission rates apply. Call 561.533.0887 or visit www.palmbeachzoo.org for more information. 1301 Summit Blvd, West Palm Beach.
SAVE THE DATE- Sat. & Sun., Aug. 10, 11 • Monster Jam at The BB&T Center Monster Jam®, the most action-packed live event on four wheels where world class drivers compete in front of capacity crowds around the globe. Monster Jam features high octane spontaneous entertainment and intense competition, featuring the most recognizable trucks in the world. For show times, locations and ticket information, visit www.monsterjam.com.
SAVE THE DATE Wed., Aug. 21 • 9AM – 12 PM Stroller Daze at South Florida Science Museum Center & Aquarium Bring your little ones to the Science Center for a fun-filled event just for them! Special event includes age-appropriate science crafts, storytelling, planetarium shows, discovery center & playground exploration, giveaways and more! This event is geared toward children 5 and under and their parent/guardian. Activities include performances, themed sensory bins, bubble zone, explore a fire truck, play a round on our new mini golf course, and more! $8.50 adults, FREE for children and Science Center members. Stroller Daze is proudly presented by PB Parenting. Visit www.sfsciencecenter.org for more information and to register. 4801 Dreher Trail North, West Palm Beach.
Ongoing Programs at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center Join us every Tuesday from 11 AM – 12:00 PM for a FREE guided walk along the Ashley Trail, a quarter-mile natural trail that winds through the Butterfly Garden, Coastal Hammock, and Mangroves, to a sandy beach by the Intracoastal. Observe local flora and fauna as your naturalist guides you on this island exploration. No reservations required. Meet on the front porch of the Nature Center. Also join us for outdoor marine aquarium feedings every Monday – Saturday at 12:30 PM. Please call 561.544.8605 for more information and a full schedule of events. Located at 1801 N. Ocean Blvd., Boca Raton.
Daily Wildlife Feedings at The Sandoway Discovery Center The Sandoway Discovery Center, offers a glimpse into S. Florida’s fragile marine and freshwater environments through educational exhibits and programs. Our unique facility is an exciting hands-on learning experience. Please join us for Shark feedings every Tues. through Sat. at 10:30 AM and Sun. at 1:30 PM, alligator feedings every Wed. and Sat. at 1 PM, and stingray feedings Tues. – Sat. at 2:45 PM. Admission is $5 for everyone 3 years and up. Palm Beach Zoo members are free! Call us at 561.274.7263 for more info. 142 S. Ocean Blvd., Delray Beach.
Ongoing Sessions Wednesdays 6 – 7:30 PM Social Skills Group for Ages 9-12 Improve self confidence, maintain friendships, anger management, conflict resolution, manners and more. For information call Madeleine Grossmayer, LCSW at 561.602.1485or Stacey Longhini, LCSW at 561.301.4260. Classes are held at the Lake Wellington Professional Center.
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