2015-07-16 / What To Do, Where To Go


Please send calendar listings to calendar editor Janis Fontaine at pbnews@floridaweekly.com.


“Tommy” —Through July 26, Lake Worth Playhouse, 713 Lake Ave., Lake Worth. Book by Pete Townshend and Des McAnuff, music and lyrics by Pete Townshend with additional music and lyrics by John Entwistle and Keith Moon. Info: 586-6410; lakeworthplayhouse.org

“Hamlet” — Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival’s Shakespeare by the Sea production July 16-19. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. with performances starting at 8 p.m., Seabreeze Amphitheater, Carlin Park, 750 S. SR A1A, Jupiter. Cost: Free; suggested donation of $5 per person. Info: 966-7099 or pbshakespeare.org


“Hot is Cool! An Exhibition” — 6-9 p.m. July 17, Artisans on the Ave., 630 Lake Ave., Lake Worth. Features local artists who use the element of fire in their original art like Raku pottery and hot wax painting, welded metal sculptures, jewelry making and glass art. Free. Info: 582-3300; ArtisansOnTheAve. com

The Jove — 7 p.m. July 17, The Palm Beaches Theatre, 262 S. Ocean Blvd., Manalapan. The trio is back! Jesse Furman, Frank Licari and Travis Thomas bring an evening of sketch comedy, music and improv. $18 in advance, $20 at the door. Info: 771-9511; QuiteFranklyShow.com

Palm Beach Chamber Music Festival — Program III — 7:30 p.m. July 17, Helen K. Persson Hall, PBAU; 7:30 p.m. July 18, Eissey Campus Theatre, Palm Beach State College, Palm Beach Gardens; and 2 p.m. July 19, Crest Theatre. Program IV — 7:30 p.m. July 24, Helen K. Persson Hall, PBAU; 7:30 p.m. July 25, Eissey Campus Theatre, Palm Beach State College, Palm Beach Gardens; and 2 p.m. July 26, Crest Theatre. Cost: $25 per concert or $85 for 4-concert subscription. Free admission for students (with ID). Info: 800-330-6874 (2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. daily) or visit pbcmf.org


Tropical Fruit Tree & Edible Plant Sale — 9 a.m.-2 p.m. July 18, In the Agriplex Building at the South Florida Fairgrounds, 9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach. Find avocado, bananas, Barbados cherry, black sapote, canistel, carambola, citrus, dragon fruit, figs, guava, grumichama, jackfruit, jaboticaba, longan, lychee, and that’s just the first half of the alphabet. Free admission and parking. Hosted by the Palm Beach Chapter of the Rare Fruit Council International Inc. Info: pbrarefruitcouncil.org

July Orchid Trilogy — July 18 and 25, Mounts Botanical Garden, 531 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach. This three session class taught by Sandi Jones of Broward Orchid Supply and Bonnet House Museum & Gardens meets from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Week 2 is Advanced Orchid Repotting and Mounting. Week three is Prevention & Diagnosis of Orchid Pests and Disease. Fees: Members: $60 for all three classes or $25 per class. Nonmembers: $90 for three classes or $35 per class. Info: 233-1737; mounts.org

Potluck Dinner and Fellowship — 5:30 p.m. July 18, at First Presbyterian Church, 482 Tequesta Drive, Tequesta. Followed by a children’s karate-themed “Bible Black Belt” program and adult Bible study. Sign up for a potluck dish

with Shannon at shannontrevino@live.com or call 707-8045.

Big Band Concerts — 7 p.m. July 18 and 2 p.m. July 19 at the University Theatre, FAU’s Boca Raton campus, 777 Glades Road. Features the FAU Swing Era Jazz Band. Part of Festival Repertory Theatre 2015. Info: fauevents.com or 800- 564-9539. A full schedule is at fau.edu/ festivalrep.


Kretzer Piano Music for the Mind: The Irwin Solomon Jazz Trio — 7 p.m. July 21, The Harriet Himmel Theater at CityPlace, 700 S. Rosemary Ave., West Palm Beach. Features pianist Irwin Solomon, Dave Tomasello on bass, drummer Frank Derrick and guest vocalist Avery Sommers. Tickets: $10 adults; $5 students at the door, benefits music programs in schools and children’s charities. Info: kretzerpiano.com/ kpmf or 748-0036.

The Donald M. Ephraim Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival — July 21-Aug. 26. Showcasing South Florida and Palm Beach premieres of American and international features and documentaries at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at the Mandel JCC, 5221 Hood Road, Palm Beach Gardens, and at 4 p.m. Wednesdays at the Cinemark Boynton Beach, 1151 N. Congress Ave. Tickets are $10.50 or $55 for six films. Descriptions and trailers for the films are available at pbjff.org. For tickets: 877-318-0071 or order online at pbjff.org.

• “Eli and Ben” — July 21 and 22.

• “My Italian Secret” — July 28 and 29.

• “To Life (“A La Vie”) — Aug. 4 and 5.

• “Sleeping with the Fishes” — Aug. 11 and 12.

• “Frank versus God” — Aug. 18 and 19.

• “Silicon Wadi” — Aug. 25 and 26.


Kids Fitness Festival — 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. July 22-23, Palm Beach County Convention Center, 650 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. For ages 5-12. Learn about sports through skills clinics as well as techniques and strategy. Sports include basketball, archery, lacrosse, field hockey, football, karate, tae kwon do, and dance. Info: palmbeachsports.com/kff


Palm Beach Summer Beer Fest — 1-5 p.m. July 25, South Florida Fairgrounds, 9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach. An indoor Craft Beer Fest more than 150 craft beers and live music. Tickets: $40 in advance, $75 VIP in advance, $55 at the gate, VIP $100 at the gate. Designated driver: $10. Info: palmbeachsummerbeerfest.com

Auditions for Teaching Artists — July 25. Palm Beach Opera will hold auditions for the 2015-2016 season at the Palm Beach Opera Production Center, 2414 Florida Ave., West Palm Beach. Interested applicants should have professional opera experience and a desire to work with children. All applicants must submit an audition request at pbopera.org. Info: jlainehowell@pbopera.org or 835-7566.

Free Reading: Wrongful Death — 7:30 July 27, Maltz Jupiter Theatre, 1001 E. Indiantown Road, Jupiter. A dark comedy about power and money by South Florida playwright Christopher

Demos-Brown that “takes a wry, satirical look at the crude ways our legal system places value on human life.” Part of the South Florida Theatre League’s Summer Theatre Fest Reading Series. Free, but reservations are required at 575-2223.


The Colony Hotel, 155 Hammon Ave., Palm Beach. Info: 659-8100 or 655-5430; thecolonypalmbeach.com

Ongoing: Motown Friday Nights with Memory Lane — 9:30 p.m. to close Fridays in Polo.

Jill Switzer — 7-10:30 p.m. July 18,For dinner, performances and dancing in the Royal Room on Saturdays this summer, the cost is $100 per person, not including drinks. Without dinner, the cover charge is $50 per person with a two-drink minimum. Seating is limited so interested people. Reservations: 659- 8100.


Coral Sky Amphitheatre, formerly Cruzan Amphitheatre, 601-7 Sansbury’s Way, West Palm Beach. Info: 795-8883; 800-745-3000; ticketmaster.com

Kid Rock — 6:45 p.m. July 16.

Slipknot with Lamb of God and Bullet for my Valentine — 6 p.m. July 24.

Dave Matthews Band — 7 p.m. July 31 and Aug. 1.


Palm Beach Dramaworks at The Don & Ann Brown Theatre, 201 N. Clematis St., downtown West Palm Beach. Info: 514-4042, Ext. 2; palmbeachdramaworks.com.

“A Little Night Music” — Through July 19. Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler’s musical directed by Lynnette Barkley, with musical direction by Kevin David Thomas. $42.


The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society — 1301 Summit Blvd., West Palm Beach. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day, except Thanksgiving and Christmas. Tickets: $18.95 adults; $16.95 seniors, $12.95 age 3-12, free for younger than 3. Info: 533-0887; palmbeachzoo.org.


Wings Over Water Bird Show: 11 a.m. weekdays; 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. weekends.

The Wild Things Show: Noon daily.

Special events:

Safari Nights: 4:15-9 p.m. to 9 p.m. Fridays in July. Discounted admission begins at 4:15 p.m. and entertainment from 5:30-9 p.m. This newly expanded evening of family-friendly events will feature a different theme each Friday night, and kids who dress in theme can win prizes. July 17: Superhero Night. July 24: Winter in July. July 31: Wild Masterpieces. Entertainment includes roving animal encounters, keeper talks and training sessions, interactive fountain fun, kid’s games and eco-craft stations, DJ dance parties, dinner specials in the Tropics Café, face painting, air brush tattoos, costume contests, sand art, character meet ‘n’ greets, bounce house or other live kid’s entertainment, and live music for the grown-ups on the Tropics Cafe deck. $15.95 adults, $9.95

age 3-12. Free for members and younger than 3. Info: 533-0887; info@palmbeachzoo.org

Food Truck Safari: 5-9 p.m. July 25. Live music, beer, wine and frozen drinks from a Tiki Bar, zookeeper talks, upclose animal encounters. Admission: Adults (age 13 and older): $9 members, $10 nonmembers. Age 3-12: $6 members; $7 nonmembers. Free for younger than 3. Info: palmbeachzoo.org.


The Lake Worth Playhouse, 713 Lake Ave., Lake Worth. Info: 586-6410; lakeworthplayhouse.org

“Tommy” — Through July 26. Book by Pete Townshend and Des McAnuff, music and lyrics by Pete Townshend with additional music and lyrics by John Entwistle and Keith Moon.

At the Stonzek Theatre — Screening indie and foreign films daily. $9 general, $7 Monday matinee.


Jupiter Lighthouse and Museum, Lighthouse Park, 500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter. Admission: $9 adults, $5 children ages 6-18; free for younger than 6. Children must be at least 4 feet tall to climb. Tours are weather permitting, call for tour times. RSVP required for all events at 747-8380, Ext. 101; jupiterlighthouse.org.

Lighthouse Sunset Tour — July 15, 22, 29 and Aug. 5, 12, 19, 26. Time varies by sunset. Spectacular sunset views and an inside look at the nuts and bolts of a working lighthouse watchroom. Tour lasts 75 minutes. $15 members, $20 nonmembers. RSVP required at 747-8380, Ext. 101.

Lighthouse Moonrise Tour — July 31 and Aug. 29. Time varies by sunset. A spectacular evening view of a full moon from the top of the tower! Tour lasts 75 minutes. $15 members, $20 nonmembers. RSVP required at 747-8380, x101.

Twilight Yoga at the Light — 7-8 p.m. July 20 and 27, and Aug. 10, 17, 24 and 31. Led by Mary Veal, Kula Yoga Shala. On the Lighthouse Deck at sunset! For all levels. Bring a yoga mat and a flashlight. Time varies by sunset and is weather dependent. Check the website for weather updates and exact start times.


John D. MacArthur Beach State Park and Nature Center, 10900 Jack Nicklaus Drive, North Palm Beach. Info: 624-6952 or 776-7449; macarthurbeach.org.


Daily nature walks — 10 a.m. daily. A staff naturalist leads a one-mile nature walk. Free with park admission.

Fish Tank Interpretation — 11 a.m. Sundays. A lesson in fish. Free with park admission.

Snake Talk — 2 p.m. Sundays.

Special events:

Summer Camp – Sign up for week-long sessions through July 24. Info: macarthurbeach.org/summer-camp/.

Educational Reef Program — 10 a.m. July 18 and 25. Learn about the fish and other inhabitants of our near shore reef. After the program, snorkel in the park. Bring your own snorkel equipment. A

diver down flag is required. Free with park admission.

Bluegrass Music — 1-3 p.m. July 19. Free with park admission.

Birding at MacArthur Park — 5:30 p.m. July 19. Join a ranger-led educational walk identifying many species of birds. Reservations recommended. Free with park admission.

Butterfly Walk — 11 a.m. July 25. A walking tour through one of South Florida’s last remaining hardwood hammocks to observe and identify butterflies. Reservations required.


The Maltz Jupiter Theatre, 1001 E. Indiantown Road, Jupiter. Info: 575-2223 or visit jupitertheatre.org. Volunteers are needed for a variety of roles at the theater. Info: 972-6106.

“Disney’s Peter Pan Jr.” — 7:30 p.m. July 24-25. When Wendy’s father announces she and her brothers must move out of the nursery, Peter Pan comes to visit and whisks them away to Never Land. Presented by the students of the Maltz Jupiter Theatre’s Junior Conservatory of Performing Arts.

The Theatre’s Conservatory Summer Dance Camps – Intensive camp for students in grades 6-12 runs July 27–Aug. 7.


Palm Beach Improv, CityPlace, 550 S. Rosemary Ave., Suite 250, West Palm Beach. Info: 833-1812; palmbeachimprov.com.

Jamie Kennedy — July 16-18. $22.

Michael Blackson — July 23. $20.

Charlie Murphy — July 31-Aug. 2. $25- $27.


The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, 4801 Dreher Trail N., West Palm Beach. Admission: During Eww! What’s Eating You? through Oct. 18, admission is $15 adults, $11 ages 3-12, and $13 seniors older than 60. Free for younger than 3 and members. Info: 832- 1988; sfsciencecenter.org

Eww! What’s Eating You? — Through October 18. A 5,000-square-foot carnival sideshow of parasites, from bloodthirsty lice and leeches to opportunistic consumers like hookworms and tapeworms. You’ll see live and preserved specimens of human-loving organisms and insects, as well as video of infestations, and exhibits that let you get upclose to these organisms.

Discovery Center — Specifically targeted for kids age 5 and younger, the newly opened area features a giant 16-foot long water table, a “Lite Brite” art wall with big pegs for little hands, a lounge area, a story time area and dressup area.

Science Summer Camp — Through Aug. 14. Hands-on exploration for young scientists ages 4-12. Lessons, experiments, labs and outdoor activities. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. with extended hours of structured activities from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 832-2026 or visit sfsciencecenter.org.

e4 Life: Green Health and Wellness Expo — 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 25. Learn more about healthy living, sustainable initiatives and environmental conservation at this expo featuring educational

activities, vendor exhibits, demonstrations, give-a-ways, tastings. City of West Palm Beach residents get half off on admission. Free for Science Center members.


Live Entertainment on the Plaza — 7 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday nights on the plaza stage at CityPlace, 700 S. Rosemary Ave., West Palm Beach. Info: cityplace.com

O-Bo Restaurant Wine Bar — 7 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, 422 Northwood Road, West Palm Beach. Live jazz and blues by Michael Boone. Info: 366-1185.

E.R. Bradley’s — 104 Clematis St., West Palm Beach. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Info: 833-3520; erbradleys.com

Downtown at the Gardens Rock N Roll Summer — 7-10 p.m. through Aug. 21, Downtown at the Gardens, 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Drive, Palm Beach Gardens. A family-friendly concert series featuring more than 10 rock tribute bands. Info: downtownathegardens.com. Bands:

• KISS AMERICA: Tribute to KISS — 7 p.m. July 17.

Jazz After Dark — 7 p.m. the third Friday of the month, Dan Calloway Amphitheater, 1420 West 10th St., Riviera Beach. Featuring food, drinks and live music Pocket Change. Tickets: $10 in advance and $15 at the gate, plus $5 for parking. Child care is available for children ages 5-15. Info: 845-4070.

Jazz and BBQ at the Blue — 7:30-10 p.m. Tuesdays, The Blue Front, 1132 N. Dixie Highway, Lake Worth. Info: 833- 6651.

264 Grill — 8.30 p.m. Friday and Saturday (dance to the Switzer Trio); 7:30 p.m. Sundays (jazz jam); 7:30 Tuesday (karaoke); Wednesdays (dance to Susan Merritt Trio), 8:30 p.m. some Thursdays (Kaz Silver Trio), at 264 S. County Road, Palm Beach. Info: 833-6444.

The Lounge at Cafe Boulud — 9 p.m. Fridays, in the Brazilian Court Hotel, 301 Australian Ave., Palm Beach. Vocalist Raquel Williams performs an eclectic mix of American, Latin and Caribbean songs. Info: 655-6060; cafeboulud.com/ palmbeach

Sunday on the Waterfront Concert Series — Free concerts the third Sunday of each month from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Meyer Amphitheatre, downtown West Palm Beach. Info: 822-1515; wpb.org/sow/.


A Unique Art Gallery — 226 Center St. A-8, Jupiter. Info: 529-2748; artistsassociationofjupiter.com

The Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens — 2051 S. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach. Admission: $10 adults, $8 seniors and $5 students. Free for members. Info: 832-5328; ansg.org.

APBC Art on Park Gallery — 800 Park Ave., Lake Park. APBC Members Exhibit 2015: This exhibit showcases 2D and 3D work by the members of Artists of Palm Beach County. On display through Aug. 8. Info: 345-2842; artistsofpalmbeachcounty.com

The Armory Art Center — 1700 Parker Ave., West Palm Beach. Hours: 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday. Info: 832-1776; armoryart.org.

• Jewelry and Glass Student Exhibition — Through Aug. 8. This exhibition will feature work by Armory students in the jewelry and glass departments.

• Ceramics and Sculpture Student Exhibition — Through Aug. 8. This exhibition will feature work by Armory students in the ceramics and sculpture departments.

Art & Wine Promenade — 6-9 p.m. the last Friday of the month. Stroll the streets of West Palm Beach’s Northwood Village, visit galleries, go shopping, enjoy a glass of wine, then have dinner at one of the neighborhood’s restaurants. The CRA Information booth

at Northwood Road and Spruce has village maps and a wine-tasting card. Info: northwoodvillage.org.

Artisans on the Ave — 630 Lake Ave., Lake Worth. Hot is Cool! An Exhibition: 6-9 p.m. July 17. Features local artists who use the element of fire in their original art like Raku pottery and hot wax painting, welded metal sculptures, jewelry making and glass art. Free. Info: 582-3300; ArtisansOnTheAve.com

The Benzaiten Center for Creative Arts — 1105 Second Ave. S., Lake Worth. Located in the Historic FEC Train Depot, you’ll find a glassworks studio, a gallery and gift shop, and a metal works studio. To schedule a private tour, call

Anita at 315-1446. Info: 508-7315; benzaitencenter.org

The Boca Raton Museum of Art — 501 Plaza Real, Boca Raton. Free for members, students with ID, and age 12 and younger; adults $12; seniors (65+) $10; students (with ID) $5. Info: 392- 2500; bocamuseum.org.

Shannon Plumb: What A Character — Through Aug. 23. A solo exhibition of short videos and Super-8 films is inspired by the spirit of slapstick comedy and the physical humor of iconic silent screen legends such as Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton.

Izhar Patkin: You Tell Us What to Do — Through Jan. 10. The Israeli-born, New York based artist exhibits mural-size paintings on tulle fabric.

The Brewhouse Gallery — 720 Park Ave., Lake Park. Exhibits works by local artists. Trivia night from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday. Live music, local food trucks on site from 8-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Comedy from 8-10 p.m. Sunday. Hours: 9 a.m.-11 p.m. daily. Info: 469-8930.

Busch Wildlife Sanctuary & Refuge — 2500 Jupiter Park Drive, Jupiter. A nature center and wildlife hospital. Nature trails through pine flatwoods, oak hammocks, and cypress wetlands, a wide variety of native animals from American eagles to panthers. Donations welcomed. Info: 575-3399; buschwildlife.org.

Clay Glass Metal Stone Cooperative Gallery — 15 S. J St., Lake Worth. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday-Tuesday; and 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. Gallery openings are the first and third Friday of each month from 6-9 p.m. Info: 588-8344; email: Joyce@flamingoclaystudio.org

Cornhole - Thursday Night — 6:30-11 p.m., Pirate’s Well, 9477 Alt A1A, Lake Park. Open league, with cash prizes. $6/ player. All ages and skill levels. Food and drink specials. Info: 440-3807; southfloridacornhole.com.

Cornhole - Friday Night Along the Ocean — 6:30 p.m.-midnight, Seaspray Inn, 123 S. Ocean Ave., on Singer Island. Cash prizes. All ages and skill levels. Hang out poolside or at the tiki bar, plus music and barbecue. Info: 440-3807; southfloridacornhole.com.

The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County — 601 Lake Ave., Lake Worth. Info: 471-2901.

Cultural Council Biennial 2015: Through Aug. 29. A juried show with a broad range of artists on display. Nearly 130 artists submitted work, and 62 were chosen for the exhibit juried by Elizabeth Sobieski, a contributing writer to The Art Economist, a screenwriter and producer, and arts writer. Info: 471- 2901; email dcalabria@palmbeachculture.com.

Palm Beach Watercolor Society Exhibition: Through Aug. 1. Juried by Chris Lopez. Info: palmbeachwatercolorsociety.org

The Flagler Museum — One Whitehall Way, Palm Beach. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Tour Henry Flagler’s 1902 Beaux Arts mansion, Whitehall, which he built as a wedding present for his wife. Tickets: free for members; $18 adults, $10 youth (13-17) with adult; $3 child (6-12) with adult; younger than 6 free. 655- 2833; flaglermuseum.us.

The Florida Trail Association Loxahatchee Chapter — Leads nature walks. New adventurers are welcomed. Get info and register at loxfltrail.org

Okeeheelee Park Walk — 7:30 a.m. July 18. Take a stroll at a leisurely pace. Info: Daisy at 439-5780.

Blowing Rocks walk — 7:30 a.m. July 19. Meet at Coral Cove in Jupiter and take a leisurely walk the ocean shore to Blowing Rocks Preserve. Info: Sherry at 963-9906.

Hike in Apoxee — 8 a.m. July 25. A 9-mile hike in West Palm Beach’s urban wilderness at a moderate pace. Plenty of water and proper footwear. Info: 859- 1954.

Yamato Scrub Hike — 7:30 a.m. July 26. Join this leisurely paced hike this natural area located in the woods off Clint Moore Road in Boca Raton. Info: Alan at 586-0486.

Harbourside Place — 200 U.S. 1, Jupiter. Info: harboursideplace.com.

Friday Nights on the Waterfront – 6-10 p.m.

Saturday Tai Chi Classes by Agape Healing Arts – 9-10 a.m.

Saturday Live Music – 6-10 p.m.

Sunday Live Music – 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and 3-7 p.m.

Free Yoga – 10:30-11:30 a.m. Sundays

The Historical Society of Palm Beach County — Johnson History Museum, 300 S. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach. Info: 832-4164; historicalsocietypbc.org

Jonathan Dickinson State Park — Kimbell Education Center, 16450 SE Federal Highway, Hobe Sound. Info: 745-5551; friendsofjdsp.org; email libby. reinert@dep.state.fl.us

Ongoing through Aug. 31:

Film Presentations: 1 and 4 p.m. daily.

Guided Paddling Tour on the Loxahatchee River: 9:45 a.m.– noon Friday and the last Saturday of the month. Rent a canoe, kayak, or paddleboard. Registration is required.

Family Adventure Programs: 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday. Registration recommended.

Scrub-jay Walks: 8:30-10 a.m. the first Wednesday of the month. Meet at the Camp Murphy Bicycle Trailhead between the front entrance and Pine Grove Campground.

The Lake Park Public Library — 529 Park Ave., Lake Park. Info: 881-3330; lakepark-fl.gov.

The Lighthouse ArtCenter — Gallery Square North, 373 Tequesta Drive, Tequesta. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday- Friday ($5, free for members and exhibiting artists) and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday (free admission). Info: 746-3101; LighthouseArts.org.

“Fifth Art of Association” — Through Aug. 13.

3rd Thursday — 5:30-7:30 p.m. the third Thursday of the month. Wine and passed hors d’oeuvres reception and exhibits, concerts, lectures, art demonstrations, live performances and gallery talks. $10; free for younger than 12. Free admission on Saturday.

Loggerhead Marinelife Center

14200 U.S. 1, Juno Beach. Info: 627-8280; marinelife.org.

Loxahatchee River Environmental Center — Burt Reynolds Park, 805 N. U.S. 1, Jupiter. Story time: 9:30 a.m. Thursdays. Info: 743-7123; loxahatcheeriver.org/rivercenter.

The Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach — 411 Clematis St., West Palm Beach. Info: 868-7701; mylibrary.org

Women’s Self-Defense Classes — 2-3 p.m. July 17, 24 and 31. Master Rojas will teach you how to increase your awareness and reduce your risk of becoming a crime victim and what to do if you are attacked. Free.

Qi Gong Lessons at the Library — 2-3 p.m. July 20 and 27. Qi Gong can influence health, strength, balance, breathing and spiritual being using breath, movement and intent and forms and postures which are easy to learn. Free.

Beginner’s Improv Class — 6-8 p.m. July 22 and 29. Taught by Mod 27 instructors. Free, but registration is required at 868-7701.

The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens — 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach. Info: 495-2223; morikami.org.

Robot Day — 10 a.m. July 18. In conjunction with the new exhibition, “Japan’s Robot Kingdom,” kids enjoy a day filled with robot-inspired activities, crafts, and games. Free with paid museum admission. Info: morikami.org/event/robotday/


The Morikami Menagerie: Creatures in Japanese Art — Through Sept. 13. The Japanese people have a deep love of the natural world and its wild creatures, so they are frequently represented in Japanese art, and in works from traditional folk art to modern forms like anime.

“Japan’s Robot Kingdom” — Through Sept. 13. “This exhibition explores Japan’s vast robot kingdom through a collection of vintage toys, figurines and comics.”

Mos’Art Theatre — 700 Park Ave., Lake Park. Offers foreign and art-house films, plus concerts and other live performances. Call for details. Info: 337- 6763; mosarttheatre.com

The Multilingual Society — 210 S. Olive Ave., West Palm Beach. Films, special events, language classes in French, Spanish and Italian. Drop-in language classes and private classes are available. Info: 228-1688; multilingualsociety.org

Intensive language courses for beginners are registering now and run through Aug. 25. For details, registration and RSVP: 228-1688 or nk@multilingualsociety.org

French Film — 6 p.m. July 16, Multilingual Society, 210 S. Olive Ave, West Palm Beach. Film: “President’s mistress” (“La maîtresse du president”), France, 2009, in French w/ English subtitles. Free.

Movie in Italian — 6 p.m. July 23, Multilingual Society, 210 S. Olive Ave, West Palm Beach. Film: “A Dinner for Them to Meet” (“La cena per farli conoscere”), movie in Italian w/English subtitles. Italy, 2007

German Conversation Group — 2 p.m. July 25, C Street Cafe, 319 Clematis St., West Palm Beach. For

students and native speakers. RSVP to nk@multilingualsociety.org.

Italian Conversation Group – 9:30 a.m. July 26, Palermo Bakery, 140 Congress Ave., Boynton Beach. For students and native speakers.

French Film — 6 p.m. July 30, Multilingual Society, 210 S. Olive Ave, West Palm Beach. “Not my type” (“Pas son genre”), France, 2014, movie in French w/English subtitles. Free.

The North Palm Beach Library — 303 Anchorage Drive, North Palm Beach. Info: 841-3383, npblibrary.org. Ongoing: Knit & Crochet — 1-4 p.m. Mondays. The Sand Dollar Quilters Group — 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays. Chess Club — 9 a.m.-4 p.m. the third Saturday.

The Norton Museum of Art — 1451 S. Olive Ave., West Palm Beach. Lobby Installation by Terry Haggerty on display through Sept. 3. Admission: $12 adults, $5 students with ID, and free for members and children age 12 and younger. Info: 832-5196 or norton.org.

“Going Places: Transportation Designs from the Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection” — Through Jan. 10.

“The Summer of ’68: Photographing the Black Panthers” — July 30-Oct. 30.

The Palm Beach Photographic Centre — City Center, 415 Clematis St., West Palm Beach. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday, and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Free. Info: 253-2600 or visit workshop.org or fotofusion.org.

“The 2015 Visions of Excellence Exhibition” — Through Aug. 15. Features 120 award-winning photos from the 72nd annual Pictures of the Year International Competition.

The Society of the Four Arts — 2 Four Arts Plaza, Palm Beach. Gallery and box office: 655-7226; fourarts.org.

Summer Theatre Fest — Each Monday through August 31, a South Florida Theatre League member theatre will host a free public reading of a new play by a local playwright. Playwrights range from established local favorites, including Carbonell Award-winners and nominees, to emerging talents, with plays vastly ranging in subject matter and style. Local readings include “Shift of Fortune” by Thomas McLaughlin at Delray Beach Playhouse on July 20 and “Wrongful Death” by Christopher Demos Brown at Maltz Jupiter Theatre on July 27. For details, including the complete schedule, southfloridatheatre.com

Sunday Sunrise Meditation — 6:15 a.m. Sunday, 1/2 mile north of the Juno Beach Pier at Boardwalk 29, in Juno Beach. For all ages and abilities. Free. Info: 307-2600; helpingtraveler@gmail.com

Taste History Culinary Tour — Learn the flavor, culture and history of local cities with these guided tasting tours. The four-hour tour visits 3 or 4 restaurants, eateries and cultural sites and is a combination bus tour and walking tour. Tours board at Macy’s (East Entrance), 801 N. Congress Ave., Boynton Beach. Reservations required. Tickets: $50 adults, seniors. Free for children younger than 18. Benefits the nonprofit Museum of Lifestyle & Fashion History. Info: 243-2662; tastehistoryculinarytours.org

July 18 and 25 — Delray Beach/Boynton Beach ¦

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