Events

Oct 03rd 2014 - Oct 03rd 2014
06:00 p.m.-08:00 p.m.
Other
Shawn Laing
Email
Congregation B'nai Israel
2200 Yamato Road
Boca Raton,
561/922-8970
Website

Kol Nidre

Admission cards are $125/person for both Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur or $75/person to attend either Rosh Hashanah or Yom Kippur services.

For more information, please call 561/922-8970 or visit cbiboca.org/highholidays.

Oct 04th 2014 - Oct 04th 2014
05:00 p.m.-08:00 p.m.
Charity/Fundraiser
Wonderland Bridal Couture
Email
Wonderland Bridal Couture
3400 NW 62nd Ave
Margate,Fl 33304
9544463731
Website

Wonderland Bridal Couture - Grand Opening Event

Attention all brides! Join us Saturday, October 4 from 5-8pm for Wonderland Bridal Couture's Grand Opening event! Mingle with Florida's premier wedding vendors, sample food, get pampered at the beauty bar, and win great prizes! All raffle proceeds will benefit Lisa Boccard's Breast Cancer Fund, Broward Health. RSVP: info@ll-scene.com

Oct 04th 2014
08:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Charity/Fundraiser
Erin Condon
Email
Congregation B'nai Israel
2200 Yamato Road
Boca Raton,
561/241-8118
Website

Yom Kippur

Services led by Congregation B’nai Israel Clergy. Local college students with no family in the Boca Raton area and military personnel can attend services free.

Arrangements must be made in advance and the student or military identification card will be required. For more information, call 561/241-8118.

Oct 06th 2014
05:30 p.m.-08:00 p.m.
Charity/Fundraiser
Shelli Lockhart
Email
Blue Front BBQ Restaurant
1132 N. Dixie Highway
Lake Worth,
561/308-6880
Website

Beds & Bowls 2014 Safari: The Hunt for Shelter

For the homeless, it's a jungle out there! Help them while unleashing your inner party animal at happy hour. On this safari the "Big Game" is funding to provide beds and pantry items for formerly homeless individuals and families who are moving into permanent homes.

Oct 07th 2014
11:00 a.m.-07:30 p.m.
Charity/Fundraiser
Sheila Mullen
Email
Parkland Golf & Country Club
10001 Old Club Road
Parkland,
954/343-6975
Website

Greenspoon Marder Foundation Golf & Tennis Classic Presented by: Mercedes-Benz of Coconut Creek

The Greenspoon Marder Foundation is proud to partner with the Dan Marino Foundation and Here’s Help, Inc., for the 2014 Golf & Tennis Classic. Golf and tennis participants have the chance to advance to the Mercedes-Benz Eastern Sectional.

Oct 07th 2014
07:30 a.m.-06:00 p.m.
Other
Bruce Serbin
Email
Office Depot Headquarters
6600 N. Military Trail
Boca Raton,
954/821-3434
Website

Office Depot Foundation Women's Symposium

The conference will include breakfast, lunch, breaks and a networking reception at the end of the day.

Oct 08th 2014
11:00 a.m.-
Family
Rachel Schopler
Email
Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens
4000 Morikami Park Road
Delray Beach,
561/495-0233

Stroll for Well-Being: Garden Walks at Morikami

The Stroll for Well-Being program guides participants through contemplative garden strolls and journal-writing to encourage self-reflection in an environment of peace: Morikami’s gardens. Dr. Ruth McCaffrey, Associate Professor at the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing at Florida Atlantic University, helped establish this innovative program at Morikami and leads the three sessions. The first session begins on Oct. 8 and runs through Dec. 3.

Oct 09th 2014
05:30 p.m.-07:30 p.m.
Charity/Fundraiser
Sequin
210 Worth Ave.
Palm Beach, 561/328-8405

Sequin Palm Beach Appreciation Reception

Sequin in Palm Beach is hosting a reception to benefit the Arthur R. Marshall Foundation's Everglades educational programs. There will be a chance to win one $1,500 and two $500 gift cards.

For more information call Sequin Palm Beach at 561/328-8405 or the Marshall Foundation at 561/233-9004 or visit artmarshall.org.

Oct 09th 2014
08:00 p.m.-
Theater
Fred Kaplan
Email
Ocean Manor Hotel
4040 Galt Ocean Drive
Fort Lauderdale,
954/476-2326

Comedicopia

Eight short plays for Audiences with Attention Deficit Disorder. Runs until Oct. 30.

Oct 09th 2014 - Oct 09th 2014
06:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Festival
Tiffany Mazer
Email
Pineapple Grove Arts District
NE 2nd Ave
Delray Beach,Fl 33444
561-278-0424
Website

On The Ave - Artober

On The Ave celebrates “Artober” in Pineapple Grove from 6-10pm. This free communicty block party will kick off Delray Beach’s first art month. Complete with live entertainment, classic car show, roaming art, chill lounge and kids corner. For more details: 561-278-0424, ontheavedelraybeach.com

Oct 10th 2014
11:30 a.m.-08:00 p.m.
Charity/Fundraiser
Jennifer Wieczorek
Email
Delaire Country Club
4645 White Cedar Lane
Delray Beach,
561/218-2929
Website

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation Annual Golf Classic

The event will once again be held on the remarkable, 27-hole Joe Lee designed championship course at Delaire Country Club in Delray Beach. Registration for the 18th annual tournament begins at 11:30 a.m. with gourmet lunch and refreshments prior to the shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. Ending a day on the beautifully maintained fairways, will be a cocktail reception, sumptuous appetizers and dessert, awards ceremony, silent auction and more!

Tickets for the event are $285 for individual golfers and $1,100 per foursome.

Oct 11th 2014
09:00 a.m.-01:00 a.m.
Charity/Fundraiser
Huizenga Plaza
1 E Las Olas Blvd
Fort Lauderdale,Fl 33301
Website

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Fort Lauderdale

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer funds make a difference by: Helping people take steps to reduce their risk of breast cancer or find it early when it is most treatable; Investing in groundbreaking cancer research to find, prevent, treat, and cure the disease; Providing free information and services to help people facing breast cancer today when and where they need it including transportation, lodging, wigs, support programs, financial assistance, and more; Ensuring access to mammograms for women who need them

Oct 11th 2014
06:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Charity/Fundraiser
AVDA
Anchor Park
340 South Ocean Blvd.
Delray Beach,
561/265-3797
Website

AVDA's 15th Annual Race for Hope

The annual race, which is held in conjunction with Domestic Violence Awareness Month, is expected to draw over 1,000 runners, walkers, spectators and volunteers challenging local businesses, schools and organizations to form teams. Festivities will include music and prizes, as well as a pancake breakfast provided by The Original Pancake House.

Proceeds from the Race for Hope benefit AVDA’s 24-hour hotline, emergency shelter and Casa Vegso Transitional housing facility as well as the numerous programs offered by AVDA throughout Palm Beach County.

Registration prices range from $10-$25 per person and increase to $10-$30 on Oct. 6. Sponsorship opportunities are available at all levels. For more information visit avdaonline.org or call 561/265-37797 ext. 109.

Oct 11th 2014 - Oct 11th 2014
06:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Charity/Fundraiser
Jasmine Etienne
Email
Mizner Park Amphitheater
590 Plaza Real
Boca Raton,FL 33432
800-272-3900
Website

BOCA RATON WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S®

The Alzheimer’s Association is inviting the Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Boynton Beach, Parkland and Deerfield Beach residents to unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions by participating in the inaugural Alzheimer’s Association Boca Raton Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The walk will take place on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at Mizner Park Amphitheater located at 590 Plaza Real, Boca Raton, FL at 8:00 a.m. Opening ceremony will begin promptly at 7:30 a.m. Registration starts at 6:30 a.m. The Alzheimer’s Association® is leading the movement against this devastating disease, but they can’t do it alone. Here are three ways that you can make a difference: 1. PARTICIPATE: Take the first step to a world without Alzheimer’s by registering for the 1st Annual Boca Raton Walk to End Alzheimer’s®. Just register today at alz.org/walk 2. VOLUNTEER: Many volunteers are needed! To get involved, please contact Riunite Carter at rcarter@alz.org. You can also contact her at 561-967-0947 3. SPONSOR: Companies all over South Palm Beach will be able to showcase themselves while supporting an important cause. If interested, please contact the chairperson of the walk, Pamela Polani, a local probate and estate planning attorney, at polani@bellsouth.net or (561) 496-4222. In addition to the 2 mile walk, participants will enjoy family activities, music and much more.

Oct 13th 2014 - Oct 13th 2014
10:00 a.m.-05:00 a.m.
Family
Cameron Moore
Email
Museum of Discovery and Science
401 S.W. Second St.
Fort Lauderdale,FL 33312
9544676637
Website

IMAX GRAND RE-OPENING

New Digital Projector + New Surround Sound + New Luxury Seats + New Giant Screen = The Ultimate IMAX Experience! The AutoNation IMAX 3D Theater is undergoing a complete renovation and will reopen on October 13, 2014 with a new 60’ x 80’ giant screen, new luxury seats, new powerful sound system and the addition of a digital projector to complement our 15/70 film projector. The installation of the new IMAX digital projection system allows us to bring moviegoers more Hollywood blockbusters in IMAX than ever before. Having a dual IMAX projection system will allow us to present a more consistent flow of new Hollywood films in addition to our classic documentaries. We will bring you exclusive presentations of films in 15/70 large format such as Chris Nolan’s Interstellar, opening two days early in our theater November 5, 2014. Chris Nolan filmed over one hour of Interstellar using IMAX cameras and only at the AutoNation IMAX Theater will you be able to see the full size of these special IMAX scenes on our giant IMAX screen.

Oct 13th 2014 - Dec 15th 2014
01:00 a.m.
Theater
Cameron Moore
Email
Museum of Discovery and Science
401 S.W. Second St.
Fort Lauderdale,FL 33312
9544676637
Website

BUGS 3D: A RAINFOREST ADVENTURE

In this ground breaking film, extraordinary, large format 3D images bring us face-to-face with this amazing universe, where raindrops fall like hand grenades, a leaf weighs more than a car, and a blade of grass soars high into the clouds. Insects are colorful and diverse. They range from the beautiful to the bizarre. Bugs! 3D invites us to explore a truly hidden world. Using cutting-edge macroscopic technology and a lively soundtrack, we introduce a cast of insect characters who will fascinate and amuse the entire family.

Oct 15th 2014 - Oct 15th 2014
10:00 a.m.-01:00 p.m.
Charity/Fundraiser
Jennifer Miller
Email
Woodfield Country Club
3650 Club Place
Boca Raton,FL 33496
561-514-3020
Website

9th Annual Pink Ribbon Luncheon, "Breast Cancer 101: Ask the Experts!"

The 9th Annual Pink Ribbon Luncheon, "Breast Cancer 101: Ask the Experts!", features keynote speakers Kathy Schilling, M.D., Moshe Peress, M.D., and Keith Knutson, Ph.D., speaking on radiology, reproduction, and research, and welcomes questions from the audience. Event Chair: Fern Duberman, Chair; Co-Chairs Gary Pyott & Jill Shavitz 2014 Luncheon Committee: Cyndi Young Arruda, Nicole Belmonte, Dina Burg, Carol Cedar, Lew Duberman, Ileane Greenfader, Elyssa Kupferberg, Greg Levy, Joel Namer, Janice Obuchowski, Frank Reider, Madhu Uberoi, and Barbara Winter Proceeds of the luncheon benefit Susan G. Komen® South Florida.

Oct 16th 2014 - Nov 02nd 2014
07:30 p.m.-09:30 p.m.
Theater
The Plaza Theatre
262 S. Ocean Blvd
Manalapan,FL 33462
561-588-1820
Website

The Plaza Theatre presents: EXCEPTIONS TO GRAVITY

October 16 – 19, 2014 Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. October 22 - November 2, 2014 Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Wednesday and Sunday at 2 p.m. “Avner The Eccentric,” or Avner Eisenberg, an internationally renowned performance artist, Broadway and film actor, as well as mime, comes to The Plaza Theatre with his latest one-man show, EXCEPTIONS TO GRAVITY. The show defies the barriers of language, age, and culture, and has toured extensively in major theatres across the US and abroad, showing off Avner’s talents as a clown, mime, juggler, sleight of hand magician, and comic. Tickets are $48 per person, $55 opening night, which includes cocktail reception at 6:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online at the Plaza Theatre website www.theplazatheatre.net; in person at the Plaza Theatre box office located at 262 S. Ocean Blvd., Manalapan, in the Plaza Del Mar Shopping Center; or by calling 561-588-1820.

Oct 16th 2014 - Oct 16th 2014
06:00 p.m.-08:30 p.m.
Charity/Fundraiser
Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel & Tiki Bar
82 Gleason Street
Delray Beach,FL 33483
561-278-1700
Website

Crane's BeachHouse Hotel & Tiki Bar To Host 8th annual PR YAK-YAK party

On behalf of the Gold Coast Public Relations Council and PRSA – Palm Beach, this will be the eighth annual PR YAK-YAK party that attracts numerous public relations and marketing professionals as well as local print, broadcast and online journalists. Any net profit from this Fun-Raiser will be split evenly between GCPRC, the largest independent organization of PR & marketing professionals in South Florida, and PRSA-Palm Beach, which is dedicated to providing programs, tools and activities that benefit its members both professionally and personally. For more information, please visit www.goldcoastprcouncil.com and/or www.prsapalmbeach.org. Each of this year’s four announced Fun-Raisers will be held on the third Thursday of the month from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the popular Tiki Bar at Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel, which is located at 82 Gleason Street in Delray Beach, just one block south of Atlantic Avenue and one block west of the Atlantic Ocean. Admission is $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers. Attendees will each receive one free drink ticket good for beer, wine or soft drinks; additional drinks will be available at happy hour prices. Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel will also provide an array of amazing hors d’oeuvres and tasty treats, and live music will be performed. For more information about these extraordinary events, check out www.cranesbeachhouse.com. RSVP at www.facebook.com/CBHHotel.

Oct 17th 2014
06:00 p.m.-08:00 p.m.
Charity/Fundraiser
Alex and Ani in Palm Beach
150 Worth Avenue, Suite 119
Palm Beach,FL
(561) 218-2929
Website

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America’s Florida Chapter is proud to announce they will host an in-store shopping event at Alex and Ani in Palm Beach. The event will provide guests the opportunity to stock up on stylish bangles in support of finding a cure for the digestive diseases that affect more than 1.4 million Americans in the United States. There is no fee to attend this event. 15% of all sales from the event will be donated back to CCFA’s Florida Chapter.

Oct 18th 2014
03:00 p.m.-08:00 p.m.
Festival
Rachel Schopler
Email
Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens
4000 Morikami Park Road
Delray Beach,
561/495-0233
Website

Lantern Festival: In the Spirit of Obon

Inspired by Obon, Japan’s traditional three-day holiday honoring ancestors, Morikami celebrates Lantern Festival in one fun-packed evening. Entertainment includes rousing taiko drum performances, traditional Japanese folk dancing with audience participation and a street fair with games and vendor booths.

The highlight of the evening begins at sunset when the lake surrounded by majestic gardens are transformed into a tranquil sea of lighted lanterns that, in accordance with Japanese custom, guide the departure of ancestors’ souls who have come for a brief visit among the living. A special fireworks display caps the enchanting evening.

Oct 18th 2014
06:30 p.m.-01:00 a.m.
Gala/Party
Jessica Roof
Email
The Club at Boca Pointe
7144 Boca Pointe Dr
Boca Raton,FL 33433
561-750-1500
Website

Habitat for Humanity South Palm Beach County

You are cordially invited to join Habitat for Humanity South Palm Beach County for our 3rd Annual Masquerade Gala. This fun evening will be held at The Club at Boca Pointe on Saturday, October 18th beginning with a cocktail reception, silent auction followed by dinner and dancing featuring Zazz Events and a live auction. The Honoree for this year's gala is Arthur Canter of Distinctive Kitchens & Baths along with Honorary Chair Nancy Profitt of Profitt Management Solutions. For information on sponsorship opportunities and tickets, visit https://hfhsouthpalmbeachmasqueradegala.fasttransact.net/ or contact Andrea White at 561.819.6070.

Oct 18th 2014
09:00 a.m.-01:00 a.m.
Charity/Fundraiser
Sharon Horton
Email
Meyer Amphitheater
104 Datura Street
West Palm Beach,Fl 33401
561-650-0136
Website

The annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

The annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk sees more than 6,000 pink-clad participants each year, many of whom are breast cancer patients and survivors. The American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer program funds breast cancer research, provides up-to-date breast cancer information, ensures everyone has access to breast cancer screening and treatments, provides services that improve the quality of life for patients and their families, and educates men and women about the importance of early detection and prevention.

Oct 18th 2014 - Oct 18th 2014
07:00 p.m.-09:30 p.m.
Festival
Lea Tate
Email
Old School Square Park
50 NW 2nd Ave
Delray Beach,FL 33444
561-640-9504
Website

Delray Bash

Delray Bash attendees will enjoy signature creations from Palm Beach County’s most desirable and unique dining destinations accompanied by select wine samplings and spirits provided by Premier Beverage. In addition, the event will feature a wine garden, a large beer pavilion with many varieties to choose from, entertainment from local businesses and live music for entertainment and dancing. Ticket prices are $50 early bird and $60 at the gate and are all-inclusive–unlimited sampling of food, beverage and entertainment!

Oct 22nd 2014 - Nov 23rd 2014
10:00 a.m.-04:00 p.m.
Charity/Fundraiser
Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens
2051 Flagler Drive
West Palm Beach,
561/832-5328
Website

In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great claimed one of the largest empires of the ancient world, stretching from Greece to Egypt and into present-day Pakistan by age 32. Along the way, he brought native art and culture to other countries and left a legacy that continues to this day. Visitors can discover the art and culture of Alexander’s empire through a dazzling exhibition of classical antiquities (500 BCA – 400 CE) from renowned collector Elke Brockway.

Admission: FREE for ANSG members, $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 students. Exhibition tours are offered at 11 a.m. on Wednesdays. Members’ opening reception with Elke Brockway: Wednesday, October 22, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. For reservations call 561/832-5328.

Oct 24th 2014 - Oct 24th 2014
10:00 a.m.-06:00 p.m.
Charity/Fundraiser
Layren Espinosa
Email
The Gardens Mall
3101 PGA Boulevard
Palm Beach Gardens,FL 33410
(561) 253-1361

California Pizza Kitchen and J. McLaughlin invite everyone out for a night of food, drink and shoppi

On Friday, October 24, 2014, both businesses will be giving back percentages of sales all day to the non-profit organization and its ongoing efforts to help homeless families get back to self-sufficiency. diners at The Gardens Mall location on can order from the extensive menu and know that with the flyer, 20% of their sales are making a direct impact in our community. Shoppers can also take advantage of a special Sip & Shop event at J. McLaughlin on the same, which offers up light refreshments along with the chance to shop the 2014 collection. 15% of all purchases made during the Sip & Shop will be donated back to Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches.

Oct 25th 2014
01:00 a.m.
Festival
Rachel Schopler
Email
Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens
4000 Morikami Park Road
Delray Beach,
561/495-0233
Website

Demonstrations of Sado: The Way of Tea

Observe Japanese sado, “the way of tea,” an ever-changing demonstration rich in seasonal subtleties. The true spirit of sado — harmony (wa), reverence (kei), purity (sei), tranquility (jaku) — along with a sip of green tea and a sweet can bring a calm perspective into a busy life. Individual reservations are not necessary. Reservations are required for groups of 10 or more. For more information, please call 561/495-0233 x210.

Oct 25th 2014 - Oct 25th 2014
12:00 p.m.-04:00 p.m.
Family
Cameron Moore
Email
Museum of Discovery and Science
401 S.W. Second St.
Fort Lauderdale,
954/467-6637
Website

Celebrate Fire Prevention Day

Let’s end the summer on a super HOT note by celebrating Fire Prevention Week with the Florida Fire Sprinkler Association and the Fort Lauderdale Fire Department. Watch what happens to a house in our backyard as we set it on fire with no fire protection and then try again on a house with proper protection. Take photos with the Fort Lauderdale Fire Department Fire Trucks and EMS Vehicles used by some of Fort Lauderdale’s finest firefighters. Meet the people who are always there for you when disaster strikes. They will also showcase their Emergency Response Vehicle (ERV) for the kids to tour. Meet real chemists and try your hand at awesome experiments that give off heat. Show 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.

Oct 26th 2014
12:00 p.m.-03:00 p.m.
Charity/Fundraiser
Jacqui Geifman
Email
Boca Raton Resort & Club
501 E. Camino Real
Boca Raton,
561/995-0709
Website

Boca Ballet Theatre’s 23nd Annual “Princely Affair” Luncheon and Performance - Featuring Principal D

Beginning at noon with a mimosa social hour, Boca Ballet Theatre’s annual social event and fundraiser luncheon kicks off the season in a festive and fashionable way. The gala will feature performances by New York City Ballet Principal Dancers, Sterling Hyltin and Jared Angle, as well as dancers from Boca Ballet Theatre’s Countess de Hoernle’s Center for Dance. Each year "A Princely Affair" attracts more than 300 people to the Great Hall at the Boca Raton Resort & Club for an afternoon of dining, dance, fabulous raffle prizes and silent auction items.

Oct 28th 2014 - Oct 28th 2014
08:00 a.m.-04:00 p.m.
Other
Debbie Calabria
Email
Palm Beach County Convention Center
650 Okeechobee Blvd.
West Palm Beach ,
561/472-3330
Website

SmARTBiz Summit 2014

A collaboration of PNC Bank and the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County to address the need to increase awareness among businesses of the importance of arts and culture, as well as directly support cultural endeavors by building the capacity of our local cultural organizations. For ticket information go to palmbeachculture.com/smartbiz

Oct 30th 2014
05:30 p.m.-07:30 p.m.
Other
Debbie Calabria
Email
The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County
601 Lake Ave.
Lake Worth ,
561/472-3341
Website

Monochrome Exhibition Preview

Monochrome is the use of a single color in a work of art. This seemingly simple process introduces many challenges for the artists. This exhibition demonstrates how 13 Palm Beach County artists have mastered this process in their own medium. Free for members; $20 for non-members RSVP: online at palmbeachculture.com

Oct 31st 2014 - Dec 06th 2014
10:00 a.m.-05:00 a.m.
Other
Bebe Brodigan
Email
The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County
601 Lake Ave.
Lake Worth,
561/471-2901
Website

Monochrome

Monochrome is the use of a single color in a work of art. This seemingly simple process introduces many challenges for the artists. This exhibition demonstrates how 13 Palm Beach County artists have mastered this process in their own medium. Open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Monochrome runs through Dec. 6.

Oct 31st 2014
06:00 p.m.-09:00 p.m.
Family
Cameron Moore
Email
Museum of Discovery and Science
401 S.W. Second St.
Fort Lauderdale,
954/467-6637
Website

Trick or Treating at MODS

Come dressed up as your favorite children’s movie character or bring the whole family down dressed as the cast from your favorite movie. Prizes will be awarded to best costumes throughout the night. Pick your own pumpkin and try to bowl a strike. Venture through our EcoScapes exhibit and see what our animals like to do at night in the Museum. Join us for an Argggg-mazing night as the South Florida Pirates take the Museum by storm. Look out for our local mad scientist who will give you a shockingly good time with his many electricity experiments. Take pictures with Joey the Otter as he parades around in his favorite Halloween costume.