Published On: Mon, Oct 23rd, 2023

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Upcoming Events in Boca Raton: Golf, Infrastructure, and Art

As November approaches, Boca Raton is buzzing with a diverse array of events and developments. From golf tournaments that support local foundations to infrastructure updates, and even a chance to embrace your creative side, there’s something for everyone. Here’s a roundup of what’s happening in Boca Raton:

36th Annual Rotary Club Boca Raton Sunrise Golf Tournament

In just three weeks, the Rotary Club Boca Raton Sunrise, in partnership with the Fuller Center, will host its 36th Annual Golf Tournament. The event will take place on Friday, November 3, 2023, at the beautiful Boca Lago Golf and Country Club. This year’s tournament will be honoring Ellyn Okrent, the CEO of the Fuller Center. The proceeds from the tournament will go toward supporting both the Fuller Center and the Rotary Club Boca Raton Sunrise Foundation. For more information and sponsorship opportunities, check out the official event page.

Palmetto Park Road Bridge Project Update

The Engineering and Public Works Department has shared a recent update on the Palmetto Park Road Bridge project. The bridge piles have been relocated north to avoid overhead lines, and the bridge’s ends are being modified to align with the new pile locations. The project’s engineer’s plans have been sent to the contractor, and supplies are being ordered. Currently, road crews are working on the middle section of the bridge, installing guardrails and cutting the pilings. Upcoming work includes constructing the framework for the bridge’s end and placing the pilings. The project is now scheduled to be completed in late December 2023, enhancing transportation in the area.

JSX: The Ultimate Travel Experience

Starting on December 21, 2023, JSX, the world’s only 5-star public charter jet service, is expanding its East Coast network. The new seasonal routes will connect Morristown, New Jersey, to Boca Raton, Florida, and Miami/Opa-locka, Florida, as well as Westchester County, New York, to Boca Raton, Florida. This “hop on-jet service” is designed to make holiday travel stress-free, with spacious 30-seat jets and private terminals. Even better, JSX offers the perks of flying private without the hefty price tag. The service will run through Spring 2024, providing a luxurious travel experience to East Coast customers.

Art Club: Let Your Creativity Shine

Calling all art enthusiasts! The Art Club is here to help your creativity shine. The first area of focus is portraits, where participants will learn shading techniques, the value of negative space, and how to draw facial features. Supplies are provided for each class, and participants will take their final projects home at the end of the month. This creative class will be held every Monday from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the Patch Reef Park Community Center. The cost for the month is $80, and the session runs from 11/6 to 11/27. For questions or registration, contact Jenna Lawrence, the Youth Development Director, at (561) 237-0976 or

Flagler Museum’s Exhibition: Bicycles That Changed the World

The Flagler Museum’s fall exhibition, “Bicycles: Technology that Changed the World,” is now open through December 17. This exhibition explores the development and evolution of bicycles and their profound impact on American society and culture. During the Gilded Age, the bicycle marked a turning point in history, revolutionizing the way people navigate the world. The exhibition is free with general admission, offering a fascinating journey through the history of this remarkable invention.

Barnes & Noble Delray Beach Grand Opening

Best-selling author James Patterson will be hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony and book signing at the grand opening of a brand new Barnes & Noble bookstore in Delray on November 8. Book enthusiasts and fans of James Patterson won’t want to miss this exciting event.

Remembering Jacqui Wyatt

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Ms. Jacqui Wyatt on Wednesday, October 11, 2023. Jacqui, a long-time Director of Marketing at Investments Limited/Royal Palm Place, touched the lives of many. A Celebration of Life gathering will be announced for all who knew her.

Brain Ball Invite: A Community Event

Laughter is ALWAYS the Best Medicine! Join the community on Sunday, November 5, 2023, for the TAYLOR SWIFT ERA TOUR at MOVIES OF DELRAY (7421 West Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach). The event starts at 2 pm with holiday gift shopping and the movie begins at 3:45 pm. This event supports Alzheimer’s & Dementia awareness while providing a fun and enjoyable experience for all.

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