Thursday, May 23, 2024

West Palm Beach Firefighter Chili Cook-Off a Valentine’s Treat

Bring some fire to your Valentine’s Day celebration at the West Palm Beach Firefighter Chili Cook-off at the Clematis by Night event. For $10, your wristband gives unlimited chili tastings, and $5 will buy a ride on the mechanical-bull-like contraption (pictured above) where you sit on an oversized chili pepper and hang on!

The entire Feb. 14 event benefits the WPB Fraternal Order of Firefighters, and has live music by Tim Charron and Maggie Baugh. There will be more than 20 different chilis to taste. The long-standing, free downtown WPB tradition on Thursday nights has been renamed: W.P.B.—“Where the Party Begins.” No matter what you call it, a stroll down Clematis Street with food and music is a great way to spend the evening.

Free Girl Scout cookies with Cookies for the Military box

If you’re near a Duffy’s Sports Grill today from 5 to 9 p.m., stop in and donate a box of Girl Scout cookies ($4 per box) to be sent to the troops through the Cookies for the Military charity. If you do that, you will also get a free box of cookies, while supplies last.

The Give a Box, Get a Box event is sponsored by Publix Super Markets Charities. Last year, the same event caused 3,860 free boxes to be donated in just four hours. It’s a sweet thing to do in all kinds of ways.

To donate anytime to the Cookies for the Military program, go here.

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Lynn Kalber
Lynn Kalber
Lynn Kalber was raised in Boca Raton and has always worked in Palm Beach and Broward counties. She is a career journalist, with 26 years at The Palm Beach Post alone, where she wrote feature and food articles, edited the food section and wrote about wine as part of the Swirl Girls.

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