Second Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m.
Zonta Club of Boca Raton
The organization of businesswomen meets for dinner. Holiday Inn, 2809 S. Ocean Blvd., Highland Beach. 561-482-1013 or email@example.com.
Wednesdays from 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Moving Forward: A Discussion and Support Group for Widows and Widowers
Faulk Center for Counseling
Widows and widowers can gather to share thoughts and discuss various topics including dating. $5. 22455 Boca Rio Road, Boca Raton. 561-483-5300 or www.faulkcenterforcounseling.org.
Aug. 21 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Making Strides Kickoff Party
American Cancer Society
The event will kick off with a “Pink Parade” through City Place and includes a drink, appetizers, raffle prizes and dancing. Free for Making Strides Against Cancer Palm Beach participants. BB Kings, 550 S. Rosemary Ave., West Palm Beach. 561-650-0136 or www.makingstrides.acsevents.org/palmbeach.
Aug. 22 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Battle of the Bartenders
Best Foot Forward Foundation
Local celebrities will be paired with one of the restaurant’s bartenders to serve wine, beer or a signature drink as guests enjoy hors d’oeuvres. This event is part of Boca Chamber Festival Days, a series of events hosted at different locations during August and facilitated by the Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce. $25 in advance; $30 at the door. The Wyndham Hotel, 1950 Glades Road, Boca Raton. 561-470-8300 or www.bestfoot.org.
Aug. 22 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Raise Awareness, Raise a Glass
Unicorn Children's Foundation
Local celebrities will bartend, vying for your winning vote. Whichever team raises the most money will win the coveted trophy. Proceeds from this fundraiser will support the Unicorn Children’s Foundation’s efforts to transform communities to engage, inspire, empower, and include individuals with neurodiversity in everyday routines, activities, and places. $25 in advance; $35 at the door. Blue Martini, 6000 Glades Road C-1380, Boca Raton. 561-620-9377 or www.unicornchildrensfoundation.org/martini.
Aug. 22 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Ladies Night Out
South Florida Science Center and Aquarium
Science-savvy ladies will enjoy activities including cocktail concoctions, lotion-potion labs, gem and mineral presentations, beauty science demonstrations, food and wine samples, a DJ, raffles and giveaways. Proceeds benefit GEMS (Girls Excelling in Math and Science) Club. For individuals 21 and older. $7 in advance; $10 day of event. 4801 Dreher Trail N., West Palm Beach. 561-370-7740.
Aug. 23 and 30 at 2 p.m.
Tours of the Boca Raton Resort & Club
Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum
The historical society will conduct two guided tours of the historic Boca Raton Resort & Club as part of August’s Boca Chamber Festival Days. Reservations required. Wear comfortable walking shoes. $15. 501 E. Camino Real, Boca Raton. 561-395-6766, ext. 101 or www.bocahistory.org.
Aug. 23 at 10 a.m.
Lift for Life
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Four ordinary men have embarked on a mission to workout and lift one million pounds to raise awareness and research money for Cystic Fibrosis. Free. 400 Clematis St., West Palm Beach. 954-224-5991 or www.cff.org.
Aug. 23 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Ninth annual Shop For A Cause
This is a unique one-day-only shopping event created to support local charities’ fundraising efforts and has helped raise more than $44 million since 2006. Participate in this year’s event by purchasing shopping passes from MyClinic. Proceeds support free primary medical care and urgent dental services for low income, uninsured patients in northern Palm Beach County. $5. Various Macy's throughout Palm Beach and Martin Counties. 561-602-6100 or www.myclinicjupiter.org.
Aug. 23 from 1 to 3 p.m.
The Art School
Guests are invited to an open house for adult classes. Meet the teachers, see the studio art school and learn about the classes available. 801 W. Palmetto Park Road, Boca Raton. 561-392-2500 or www.bocamuseum.org.
Aug. 24 at 2 p.m.
Bowling for Bread
Boca Helping Hands
This Boca Raton Chamber Festival Days event challenges local businesses and individuals to sponsor lanes for children from local nonprofits, or to bowl against each other to raise funds to support the programs of Boca Helping Hands. Proceeds benefit BHH. $200. 21046 Commercial Trail, Boca Raton. 561-367-1193 or www.bocahelpinghands.org.
Aug. 25 from 4:30 to 10 p.m.
Third annual FondueRaiser
League of Ribbons
Proceeds from the event will go to the League, which benefits patients at the Lynn Cancer Institute through a variety of programs including: a Patient Resource Fund for patients in need of financial assistance during cancer treatment; and wellness education, wellness programs and other areas of support. Guests will enjoy fondue, cocktails, a glass of wine, or the featured signature drink the Strawberry Ribbontini. The Melting Pot, 5455 N. Federal Highway, Boca Raton. 561-955-5097 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aug. 25 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Culture & Cocktails
Nat King Cole Generation Hope Inc.
Guests will enjoy an evening filled with live music performed by Arts Garage students, food and cocktails, prize drawings and more. Attendees are encouraged to donate new or gently used brass, woodwind, percussion or string instruments, which will be repurposed and distributed to children who are unable to purchase their own. $25 in advance; $35 day of the event. 561-213-8209 or www.natkingcolegenhope.org.
Aug. 26 at 5:30 p.m.
50th Birthday Celebration
Delray Beach Historical Society
A massive pineapple cake, made by the bakers at Two Fat Cookies, will be served to commemorate the Historical Society’s charter signing and founding in 1964. The first 100 guests will receive a Gladiola flower. 3 NE 1st St., Delray Beach. 561-274-9578 or www.delraybeachhistory.org.
Aug. 26 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Fourth annual Cocktails for a Cause
“Cocktails for a Cause” is part of the Boca Chamber Festival Days, facilitated by the Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce. Proceeds benefit JARC. $25 in advance; $30 at the door. Ticket includes two drinks and hors d’oeuvres. 5050 Town Center Circle #239, Boca Raton. 561-558-2572 or www.jarcfl.org/events.
Aug. 27 from 9 a.m. to noon
South Florida Science Center and Aquarium
Bring your little ones for a morning of activities including science crafts, story-telling, fire truck exploration, planetarium show, entertainment by Patty Shukla, giveaways and more. $7 for adults; free for members and children 4 and younger. 4801 Dreher Trail N., West Palm Beach. 561-370-7740.
Aug. 27 from 5 to 7 p.m.
Learn to Live Your Best Boca Life
Boca Raton Regional Hospital Christine E. Lynn Women's Health & Wellness Institute
Farmer's Table is hosting a cocktail hour and networking event where guests will learn tips and tricks for living a healthy, natural lifestyle from area businesses that specialize in health, beauty and wellness. $25 in advance; $30 at the door. 1901 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton. 561-750-3500 or www.eventbrite.com/e/learn-to-live-your-best-boca-life-tickets-12306060759.
Aug. 27 at 5:30 p.m.
Circle of Supporters’ Networking Mixer
Attendees will have the opportunity to network and learn about becoming a member of ChildNet’s Circle of Supporters, a group dedicated to making a difference in the lives of abused, abandoned and neglected children. $25 donation, which includes a drink and appetizers. Pampas Grille at City Place, 651 Okeechobee Blvd., Suite 150, West Palm Beach. 561-352-2500, ext. 2459 or www.childnet.us/portal/upcoming-events1.
Aug. 28 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Re-purposed/Re-seen Exhibition Preview
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County
Re-purposed/Re-seen is an exhibition that highlights the art of recycling in two parts:. traditional techniques and unusual materials are used in re-purposed; re-seen collaborates with Resource Depot for a juried show using discarded VHS cassette tapes. Free for members; $10 for non-members. 601 Lake Ave., Lake Worth. 561-471-2901 or www.palmbeachculture.com.
Aug. 29 from 6 to 9 p.m.
Nights at the Museum: Dig In
South Florida Science Center and Aquarium
Guests are invited for a night of archaeologists guiding guests through the science and art behind the intricate process of unearthing artifacts. Members: $5.50 for adults; free for children. Non-members: $12.50 for adults; $11 for seniors; $9 for children. 4801 Dreher Trail North, West Palm Beach. 561- 832-1988 or www.sfsciencecenter.org.
Aug. 27 from 6 to 9 p.m.
Boca Meets Broadway: Gold, White & Black Party
Golden Bell Education Foundation
The event is part of Boca Festival Days and is facilitated by the Boca Chamber. Proceeds will benefit Golden Bell Education Foundation, which supports Boca Raton Public Schools. Since its inception, Golden Bell has granted more than $1.2 million to Boca Raton public schools. $75 per person; $130 per couple. Wick Theater, 7901 N. Federal Highway, Boca Raton. email@example.com.
Aug. 29 at 6 p.m.
Foreign Film: Le Temps de l’Aventure (Time of adventures)
Multilingual Language and Cultural Society
Guests are invited to watch a film from another country. This film is in French with English subtitles. Free. 210 S. Olive Ave., West Palm Beach. 561-228-1688 or www.multilingualsociety.org.
Aug. 30 from 7 to 9 p.m.
Wine Country Safari
Twin Palms Center for the Disabled
Dress casually and enjoy an evening with wine, hors d’oeuvres, raffles and a silent auction. $25 per person; $45 per couple. Boca Museum of Art, 501 Plaza Real, Boca Raton. 561-391-4874 or www.twinpalmscenter.com/events.
Flavor Palm Beach
Palm Beach County Food Bank
For an entire month, enjoy prefix three-course meals at various restaurants for discounted prices while raising funds for charity. $20 for lunch; $30 and up for dinner. Restaurants throughout Palm Beach County. 561-315-8803 or www.flavorpb.com.
Performance: Leading Men of Stage and Screen Musicals
The Plaza Theatre
The works of Gene Kelly, Robert Goulet, Gordan MacRae and more will be showcased in this series performed by James Cichewicz. Saturdays and Mondays at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 5 p.m. $25. 262 S. Ocean Blvd., Manalapan. 561-588-1820 or www.theplazatheatre.net.
Sept. 6 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Inaugural Adoption Event
Countdown 2 Zero
This free event will present more than 600 of Palm Beach County's adoptable dogs, cats, kittens, puppies, birds, and furry companion animals available at discounted adoption fees. The Countdown 2 Zero Adoption Event is a collaborative effort between local animal rescues in an effort to save lives. Free. Palm Beach County Convention Center, 650 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. 561-472-8873 or www.countdown2zero.org.
Sept. 6 from 4 to 8 p.m.
Hospice of Palm Beach County Foundation
The Legacy Place and South East Rods & Customs will line the streets with classic and custom cars, trucks, corvettes, and muscle and antique cars. $5 donation benefiting Hospice of Palm Beach County Foundation. The Legacy Place, 11290 Legacy Ave., Palm Beach Gardens. www.shoplegacyplace.com.
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