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December 2019

Hillsboro Lighthouse Special tour – National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

December 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sands Harbor Resort Dock, 125 Riverside Drive
Pompano Beach, FL 33062 United States
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$35.00

Boca Raton, FL - Join us December 7, 2019 for a special National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day tour of the Hillsboro Lighthouse in Historical Pompano Beach. Sail times: 9am, 10am, 11am, noon, 1 pm, 2 pm & 3 pm (7 shuttles) The boat leaves from the Sands Harbor Resort Dock @ 125 Riverside Drive, Pompano Beach, 33062, every hour on the hour-- please arrive 30 before the departure times. Help us 'keep the light on' A fun day at the lighthouse.…

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Palm Beach Poetry Festival | Playing the Shell Game: Hermit Crab Poetry

December 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Old School Square Crest Theatre, 51 N. Swinton Avenue
Delray Beach, FL 33444 United States
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$10

Julie Marie Wade December 7  – 1 pm  (Saturday) Playing the Shell Game: Hermit Crab Poetry A Poetry Workshop Facilitated by Julie Marie Wade There's a long tradition of poets (and prose writers too) borrowing forms from other disciplines as containers for their content. In the late 1990s, Brenda Miller and Suzanne Paola coined the term "hermit crab writing," assigning a memorable metaphor to adopted-forms literature. Just as the hermit crab survives by occupying abandoned shells it finds on the beach, writers can…

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Palm Beach Poetry Festival | Bards of a Feather

December 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Hagen Ranch Library (Meeting Room), 14350 Hagen Ranch Road
Delray Beach, FL 33446 United States
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FREE

December 12 – 1 pm  (Thursday) Bards of a Feather Open-Mic Round Robin Poetry Reading Participants should bring up to four poems, original or not, to share with the group. Nonpoets are welcome. Hagen Ranch Library Meeting Room 14350 Hagen Ranch Road in Delray Beach 561-894-7000 FREE

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Boca Raton Public Library Present “Yachts That Went To War” With Award-Winning Author Robert Macomber

December 12 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Downtown Boca Raton Library, 101-199 NW 4th St
Boca Raton, FL 33432 United States
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Thursday, December 12, 2019, 6:30pm Downtown Library Boca Raton, FL – Yachts are normally considered luxury vessels, but during the Spanish-American War, they were used as warships! Uncover the fascinating story behind this fact when the Friends of the Boca Raton Public Library host Floridian Robert N. Macomber, a well-known historian, author, lecturer, and TV commentator, at the Boca Raton Downtown Library in “Yachts That Went to War.” Robert Macomber grew up on the waters along the southwest coast of Florida and…

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Cocktail Hour: The Show by Ballets with a Twist

December 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Old School Square Crest Theatre, 51 N. Swinton Avenue
Delray Beach, FL 33444 United States
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$57 – $67

The Crest Theatre at Old School Square Presents Another Round of Cocktail Hour: The Show by Ballets with a Twist December 20 - 21, 2019 Boca Raton, FL — Old School Square welcomes New York City-based company Ballets with a Twist back to the Crest Theatre for another round of Cocktail Hour: The Show on December 20 and 21. The program will celebrate the holiday season and will feature pieces never before seen in Florida. Beer, wine, and a special selection of cocktails and mocktails complementing…

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Cocktail Hour: The Show by Ballets with a Twist

December 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Old School Square Crest Theatre, 51 N. Swinton Avenue
Delray Beach, FL 33444 United States
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$57 – $67

The Crest Theatre at Old School Square Presents Another Round of Cocktail Hour: The Show by Ballets with a Twist December 20 - 21, 2019 Boca Raton, FL — Old School Square welcomes New York City-based company Ballets with a Twist back to the Crest Theatre for another round of Cocktail Hour: The Show on December 20 and 21. The program will celebrate the holiday season and will feature pieces never before seen in Florida. Beer, wine, and a special selection of cocktails and mocktails complementing…

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Aces & Knaves A Film About Bridge

December 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mizner Park Cultural Center, Mizner Park, 201 Plaza Real
Boca Raton, FL 33432 United States
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$20.00

at Mizner Park Cultural Center December 29 at 7 pm “Bridge...the most intelligent card game the wit of man has so far devised.” ~ W. Somerset Maugham Boca Raton, FL - Aces & Knaves, a film that zooms in on the players, the scandals, and the intense competition inside the world of bridge will be screened on December 29th at 7 pm at the Mizner Park Cultural Center in Boca Raton.  “No doubt the best documentary on bridge ever made,” Michael Becker, a member…

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January 2020

Palm Beach Poetry Festival | 12th Annual Haiku U

January 9, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Morikami Gardens and Museum Theatre, 4000 Morikami Park Road
Delray Beach, FL 33446 United States
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FREE to attend, but participants will have to pay admission to the Morikami Museum and Gardens

January 9, 2020 – 11 am (Thursday) 12th Annual Haiku U A Poetry Workshop Facilitated by Yaddyra Peralta In this workshop, participants will learn the basics of the Japanese literary form of senryu, the lighthearted cousin of haiku. Consisting of three lines of approximately 17 syllables, the senryu focuses on humans and human emotions, the good and the bad, from a humorous perspective. Following the workshop, in which participants will learn about the history of the senryu and haiku, they…

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Race for the Cure

January 25, 2020 @ 5:30 am - 11:00 am
Meyer Amphitheatre, 105 Evernia St.
West Palm Beach, FL 33401 United States
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ate is Set for 2020 Susan G. Komen South Florida Race for the Cure Saturday, January 25, 2020 Boca Raton, FL – Saturday, January 25, 2020 will mark the 29th annual Susan G. Komen South Florida Race for the Cure in Downtown West Palm Beach. Join the fun as walkers, racers, and supporters of all ages raise money for the cause while celebrating breast cancer survivors and remembering beloved friends and family who have lost their lives to this disease. This year’s event will be chaired by Tim…

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February 2020

BBC Correspondent Kim Ghattas at FAU for Lecture and Book Signing

February 6, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
FAU’s University Theatre, 777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431 United States
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$25.00

Boca Raton, FL – Florida Atlantic University and the Palm Beach Book Festival present BBC Radio Correspondent Kim Ghattas with a lecture and book signing on Thursday, Feb. 6 at 4 p.m. in the University Theatre on FAU’s Boca Raton campus. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at www.fauevents.com or by calling 561-297-6124. FAU student tickets are free   A book signing will follow the lecture. Ghattas is a BBC radio and TV correspondent. Author of “The Secretary: A Journey with Hillary Clinton…

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