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Fri. – Sun., May 10 – 12 • Ballet Palm Beach Wonderland Just in time for Mother’s Day, Ballet Palm Beach performs Wonderland, a whimsical ballet with a fresh interpretation of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. Alice is a young Victorian girl who tumbles unexpectedly into a fantasy realm. Chasing after the White Rabbit, she encounters a kaleidoscope of curiosities that lead her into the clutches of the Queen of Hearts. Located at The King’s Academy Page Family Center for Performing Arts. Please call the box office at 888.718.4253 or visit www.balletpalmbeach.org/wonderland-may2019/ for tickets and showtimes. 8401 Belvedere Road, West Palm Beach.
Fri., May 10 • 6 – 10 PM Screen on the Green at Waterfront Commons Outdoor movie watching has never been more inviting than on the West Palm Beach Waterfront. Join us on the second Friday every month for FREE family-friendly activities and movies in an open-air theater. Sit on the Great Lawn overlooking the spectacular waterfront in the heart of downtown West Palm Beach. Bring a blanket or a chair and purchase popcorn, snacks and beverages from our stocked concession stand. This month’s movie is “Mary Poppins Returns” (PG). Visit www.wpb.org for more information including next month’s scheduled movie. 100 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach.
Sat., May 11 • 9 AM – 1 PM Village of Wellington Lakeside Family Fun Days Each event features a variety of FREE activities for the entire family to enjoy. Activities may include kayaking, paddle boarding, bounce houses, lawn games, costumed characters and entertainment, fishing, activities with local organizations, face painting, and more! Located on Lake Wellington behind the Wellington Community Center at 12150 Forest Hill Boulevard. Visit wellingtonfl.gov for details.
Tues. & Wed., May 14, 15 • 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 “Spring into Science.” 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.
Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18 Cats at Maltz Jupiter Theatre
Based on the book Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats by T.S. Eliot
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s whimsical masterpiece tells the story of personified cats as they gather for the biggest night of the year, the Jellicle Ball. Filled with iconic dance numbers, CATS takes you on a journey with unforgettable songs like “Jellicle Cats” and “Memory.” Featuring students in grades 6 -12 and the Professional Training Program. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 for students and $25 for adults. Performances of CATS will take place at 7:30 p.m. on May 17 and 18 at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre. Tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for students. Call (561) 575-2223 for tickets or visit www.jupitertheatre.org.
Sat., May 18 • 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 email@example.com. 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., May 25 • 4:15 – 9 PM Roar and Pour at Palm Beach Zoo Join us on the last Saturday of the month 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 Absolute Queen Tribute Band playing Queen’s greatest hits. Special admission rates apply. Call 561.533.0887 or visit www.palmbeachzoo.org for more info. 1301 Summit Blvd, West Palm Beach.
Mon., May 27 • 8:15 AM Village of Wellington Memorial Day Ceremony Each year, the Village of Wellington and the American Legion Chris Reyka Memorial Wellington Post 390 honors all veterans with a Memorial Day Ceremony. Veterans are invited to walk in a Memorial Day Parade beginning at 8:15 a.m. by Village Hall located at 12300 Forest Hill Boulevard. The parade ends at Wellington’s Veterans Memorial located on the corner of Forest Hill Boulevard and South Shore Boulevard and will be followed at 8:30 am by the Memorial Day Ceremony.
Sat., May 31 • 6 – 9 PM Nights at the Museum at South Florida Science Museum Center & Aquarium This month’s theme is “Spring Science.” 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 beverage from Wholesome Tummies Cafe 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, West Palm Beach.
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.
Please call ahead to confirm. Events are subject to change.