Take a break from the family festivities this father’s day Sunday, June 15th, with an afternoon wine and paint session at ‘Joyful Artist Studio’ located at 7000 S. Dixie Highway, right behind ‘A Couple Gals Full Service Salon.’
It’s FCAT Season for Palm Beach County Schools! South Olive Elementary will not be allowing visitors or volunteers on campus for the following dates:
-April 16th-17th for FCAT Reading
-April 21st-22nd for FCAT Math (grades 3-4)
and Science (grade 5).
5th grade students will be taking Computer based Math Assessments from April 23rd – May 2nd. Individual class schedules TBA.
This weekend is ‘Breakfast With the Bunny’ at the Palm Beach Zoo. Activities will include a buffet style breakfast, an egg hunt, animal encounters, and a special visit from the Easter Bunny!
Residents of the Southend who enjoy walking or jogging along Flagler Avenue can rejoice because after 4 months, the massive rusty barge off of the coast of Summa Beach has finally been removed.
The barge was towed away on Wednesday, March 19th, after months of resident’s complaints.
(Information gathered from Palm Beach Post article.)
On Saturday, April 5th, from 8-10 PM, the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium will be having a ‘Dark Sky Party’. The event will give visitors an opportunity to view astronomical objects through telescopes, learn about the solar system, the night sky, galaxies, and the universe with fun hands-on activities.
At 7:30 PM on Friday, March 28th, the Palm Beach Zoo will be showing the movie ‘We Bought a ZOO’ for its monthly ‘ZOOvies’ presentation. As always. it’s a great event for the whole family.
On Friday, March 28th, from 6:00-9:00 PM, the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium will be hosting a ‘Spring Fling’ night at the museum. The evening will be filled with fun and educational activities to celebrate the spring season.
The Palm Beach Zoo will is now hosting a Green Market every other Saturday starting on March 8th and ending on June 28th, 2014. Local produce stands, and sustainably harvested items will be available for purchase near the exit gate from 11:00 AM to 5:30 PM every other Saturday. The next one coming up is March 22nd, so make sure not to miss it! You can contact Green Market Coordinator, Krista Gardner, with questions or requests for a vendor packet and visit the event website for more information.
On Friday, March 21st, from 5:30-9:30 PM, the Palm Beach Zoo will be hosting a ‘Food Truck Safari’. The zoo will be bringing in several food trucks in the evening for guests to enjoy a night at the zoo. There will be live music at the Interactive Fountain Plaza and the Mayan Plaza, along with Zoo Keeper talks and close-up animal encounters.
Saturday, March 15th, is state-wide ‘Save the Florida Panther Day’. To emphasize the importance of saving this critically endangered species, the Palm Beach Zoo will be celebrating with games, crafts, and informative keeper talks to teach guests how they can help in the conservation of our state mammal.