Published On: Thu, Sep 28th, 2023

Boca Beat

The Pulse of Our City

By Boca RatonTribune newsroom staff

City Leads Returns: Formerly known as Boca Lead, City Leads is back with an exciting new season. Join us starting this Thursday, October 5th, at 12 am at the Boca Raton Community Church. For more information and to get involved, visit City Leads. It’s a fantastic opportunity to connect and lead in our community.

I Love a Piano” at the Wick Theatre: Save the dates from October 19 to November 12, 2023, for the critically acclaimed musical tribute to Irving Berlin, featuring beloved songs such as “Puttin’ on the Ritz,” “There’s No Business Like Show Business,” “Anything You Can Do,” and “God Bless America.” Conceived by Ray Roderick and Michael Berkeley, this show captures the American spirit and shares touching stories that connect us all.

2023 Walk of Recognition: The Boca Raton Historical Society is pleased to announce the 2023 Walk of Recognition inductees, including Mike & Amy Kaz, Len Baker (Posthumous), and the Junior League of Boca Raton. This prestigious award, sponsored by Marta and Jim Batmasian, will be celebrated at the 27th Annual Walk of Recognition Ceremony & Reception on Wednesday, November 8 at 6 p.m. at The Addison, 2 E. Camino Real, Boca Raton. Congratulations to the onorees!

Ann Hampton Callaway Sings The Seventies: Arts Garage in Delray Beach presents a night of rousing and beautiful classics with Ann Hampton Callaway. She covers hits from legendary songwriters like Carole King, James Taylor, Joni Mitchell, and more. Join the unforgettable journey on Friday & Saturday, December 8 & 9, at 8 pm.

Boynton Beach Community Redevelopment Agency’s Excellence Award: The Boynton Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (BBCRA) receives international recognition for its groundbreaking public-private partnership project, “The Heart of Boynton Village Apartments & Shops.” This prestigious award from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) acknowledges the BBCRA’s exceptional achievement in addressing affordable housing, economic revitalization, and community empowerment.

41st Running – runBoca: Don’t miss the last chance to race in 2023! Registration is open for the 41st Running, featuring 10km, 5km, Mile, and Little People Races. Join the race on Sunday, December 31st, 2023, and register at

Holiday Street and Boat Parades: Be part of the festive season by participating in the Street or Boat Parade in Boca Raton. Entry into both parades is FREE, and boaters have a chance to win a $1,000 prize in each size category. The Street Parade takes place on Wed, Dec 6, with the deadline to apply on Nov. 3. For the Boat Parade on Sat, Dec 16, the deadline to apply is Nov. 21. Sign up now at and light up the City’s waterways and streets.

The Research Park at FAU Recognized: The Research Park at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) has received a Silver Award from the International Economic Development Council for its excellence in economic development. This recognition is for the Global Ventures program, which has positively impacted over 500,000 residents.

Boca’s Ballroom Battle: Boca Raton’s version of “Dancing with the Stars” kicked off the 2023 social season with a sold-out and record-breaking fundraiser for the George Snow Scholarship Fund. Congratulations to Danielle Rosse and Brad Winstead, who generated significant scholarship donations during this lively event.

34th Annual Golf Classic: The George Snow Scholarship Fund invites you to the 34th Annual Golf Classic, presented by the Steve Bagdan Charitable Foundation, on Monday, October 23, 2023, at Boca West Country Club. Registration, Lunch, and Range will open at 11 a.m., with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Don’t miss this opportunity to support a great cause.

Boca Toy Drive Kickoff Party: Boca Toy Drive is making a spirited comeback! Join us for a heartwarming kickoff party at Hooters in Boca Raton on October 25th at 6 pm. Let’s come together to bring joy to children during the holiday season.

Multi Rotary Clubs Event: Save the date for a special event brought to you by multiple Rotary Clubs! Join us at Sugar Sand Park in December on the 10th for a day filled with community spirit and goodwill. It’s an event you won’t want to miss!

Office Relocation Announcement:

We are delighted to announce the successful relocation of our office this past weekend, and we owe a tremendous debt of gratitude to Paulo from A&P Rosa’s for their exceptional service, which made the entire process a smooth and efficient one. Paulo’s company at 561-449-6635. 

 Boca Ballet Theatre’s 2023-2024 Cornelia T. Bailey Foundation Season of Dance will feature concert dance at its finest, from the unparalleled beauty of classical ballet to the innovative choreography of contemporary dance. This season’s performances will spotlight guest artists from professional companies across the country alongside a talented cast of local dancers. Individual tickets for these performances will be available at BBT’s website starting September 15, 2023.

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