Events Roundup: What to Do This September in The Palm Beaches

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Clematis By Night: Andrew Morris Band, Sept. 1

With a musical blend attributed to the lead singer’s upbringing in Jacksonville, the Andrew Morris Band is known for consistently converting music lovers to country fans. With a lifelong love for country music, Andrew started exploring rock ‘n’ roll later in life. His musical background, combined with fresh material, will create some country fun during Clematis by Night on September 1. Blankets and chairs are recommended!
Time: 6 – 9 pm.

Location: Great Lawn, 100 N. Clematis St., West Palm Beach, FL 33401.


Courtesy of the City of West Palm Beach

 

Sushi Making Class at Eat District, Sept. 1

Join Lemongrass Asian Bistro’s lead sushi chef for a hands-on workshop in making sushi rolls, hear about the history and tradition of sushi and get tips on how to recreate everything at home! Experience includes appetizers, premium sake tastings, hands-on experience making maki rolls (3 different types of rolls including cooked, raw and vegetable), and savor delectable desserts.
Time: 6.30 pm – 8.30 pm.

Location: Eat District Healthy Asian Bowl, 1914 Northeast 5th Avenue, Boca Raton, FL 33431.
 

Bumblefest, Sept. 2-3

This two-day festival (September 2 and 3) takes place on the 500 block of Clematis Street in downtown West Palm Beach. The festival will pay tribute to psych-rock, garage, post-rock, shoegaze, and dream pop. Happy hour starts at 5 pm, and bands begin playing at 6 pm. This year’s lineup includes two different headliners who will be making their South Florida debut: Cumgirl8 and Spaceface. One-day tickets are $20, 2-day tickets are $30.
Buy your ticket here.

Location: 500 block of Clematis Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

Bumblefest 2022 flyer

 

 

Sandoway Discovery Series: Reptiles, Sept. 1, 22

Join the Sandoway Discovery Center for hands-on discovery and learn about reptiles and why they are important to our ecosystems through crafts, artifacts and experiential learning. The cost is $8 per child for non-members and $2 per child if you are a member. Fee includes all materials and admission to Sandoway Discovery Center for the day! The program will take place outdoors and will be limited to 10 kids per class. To reserve your spot, call 561-274-7263. Payment will be accepted upon arrival.
Session September 1: 2:30 pm
Session September 22: 3:15 pm
Ages: 3-5 years

Location: Sandoway Discovery Center, 142 S Ocean Blvd, Delray Beach, FL 33483.

Reptile
Courtesy of Sandoway Discovery Center

 

 

First Friday Art Walk, Sept. 2

First Friday Art Walk is a self-guided tour of our art galleries and studios on the first Friday of every month from 6 pm to 9 pm. Stroll around downtown Delray Beach Arts District and explore the vibrant art scene throughout the galleries, studios, and shops. The downtown Delray Beach Arts District includes Artists Alley, Pineapple Grove, Atlantic Avenue and West Atlantic Avenue. Visit www.downtowndelraybeach.com/artwalk and check out participating artists and galleries and download the Art Trail brochure.

Location: Downtown Delray Beach.

 

Family Studio / Shape, Pattern and Structure, Sept. 3

As you explore the Museum, look at how artists make art out of clay, wood, and even glass. Children ages 5-12, and their accompanying grown-ups, participate in a gallery experience, followed by a related art workshop. 
Time: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm.
Cost: $3 per family (includes Museum Admission) / Members FREE.

Location: Norton Museum of Art, 1450 S. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

 

Free on the Lawn / Yappy Saturdays, Sept. 3

Bring your furry friend at the Norton Lawn and meet pet parents, local pet vendors, and exchange ideas, tips and tricks on how to care for your dog. The program is facilitated by the Very Important Paws team who invite participants to enter a raffle for a three-night luxury stay and bath! Complimentary coffee and breakfast bites will be offered. This is a FREE program.
Time: 8:30 am – 10 am.

Location: Norton Museum of Art, 1450 S. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

Dog on the Norton lawn
Courtesy of The Norton Museum

 

Beauty Week Celebration, Sept. 4-10

The annual Beauty Week celebration is back at Town Center at Boca Raton from September 4-10! The weeklong celebration offers shoppers a sneak peek at the latest beauty products, trends and services, along with some of the best offers of the year on must-have finds and a slew of how-to demos and engaging activities. And this year, Beauty Week 2022 incorporates a new focus on wellness – celebrating beauty and wellness, inside and out. Participating retailers with special offers and in-store events include Sephora, Lush, and Free People Movement.

Location: Town Center at Boca Raton, 6000 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431.

Beauty Week flyer

 

Downtown Delray Beach Restaurant Month, Sept. 1-30

The Downtown Delray Beach Restaurant Month will highlight this diverse dining destination from September 1 – 30, 2022 through a wide-array of culinary experiences providing locals and visitors with opportunities to enjoy more than 40 restaurants, cafés, and fast-casual establishments/eateries at special prices including many new restaurants that have opened in the past year. Event features include special multi-course prix fixe breakfast, lunch and dinner menus, and culinary events. Reservations are encouraged.

Location: Atlantic Avenue east from 1-95 to the Beach, and the surrounding neighborhoods of the Pineapple Grove Arts District and the SOFA District.

Downtown Delray Beach Restaurant Month

 

Flavor Palm Beach, Sept. 1-30

Experience menus defining the art of dining in The Palm Beaches for an entire month. Choose from our best restaurants and enjoy a three-course lunches or dinners. Here’s your opportunity to try restaurants you’ve heard so much about – without breaking the bank.

Location: More than 50 restaurants in The Palm Beaches. Check out participating restaurants here.

 

Palm Beach Dramaworks 2022-23 Season – Tickets on Sale, Sept. 6

Palm Beach Dramaworks’ single tickets for the 2022-23 season will be on sale beginning September 6 at 10:00 am at the box office and online at tickets.palmbeachdramaworks.org. In addition to five mainstage productions, tickets will be available for the fifth annual New Year/New Plays Festival; the popular programs Dramawise and [email protected]; and two special events in conjunction with the second play of the season, Twelve Angry Men. The season opens at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre on Friday evening, October 14 with Amy Herzog’s heartwarming 4000 Miles.

Location: Palm Beach Dramaworks, 201 Clematis St, West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

Palm Beach Dramaworks

 

Clematis By Night: Making Faces, Sept. 8

West Palm Beach-based MAKING FACES is known for its unique brand of “ROGGUNK,” infusing rock, reggae, and funk. The band has shared the stage for notable performers such as The Offspring, BareNaked Ladies, The Original Wailers, Fortunate Youth, Less Than Jake, Reel Big Fish, and more. Don’t miss their performance at Clematis By Night on September 8. Blankets and chairs are recommended!
Time: 6 – 9 pm.

Location: Great Lawn, 100 N. Clematis St., West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

Making Faces band
Courtesy of the City of West Palm Beach

 

NFL Kick Off at Lucky Shuck Oyster Bar & Taphouse, from Sept. 8

Get ready to put your game face on for this year’s NFL season at Lucky Shuck Oyster Bar & Taphouse. Starting Thursday, September 8, football fans can enjoy a variety of food and drink specials during all NFL games on Thursdays, Sundays, and Mondays. Also, say “yes!” to the return of the iconic Shuck It Bucket. Cheer on your favorite team with $6 craft beers on draft, $5 Stella Artois and Coors Light drafts, and $9 cocktails. Excite your taste buds with special pricing on shareable appetizers such as Blue Crab, Spinach and Grilled Artichoke Dip, Chicken Fried Brisket Sliders, and Loaded Potato Skins. Score extra points with the Shuck It Bucket, which includes six Blue Point Oysters and two Heineken bottles for $22. Football season is a win no matter what team you are rooting for!

Location: Lucky Shuck Oyster Bar & Taphouse, 1116 Love St, Jupiter, FL 33477.

Shuck it bucket
Courtesy of Tracey Benson Photography

 

Screen On The Green Encanto, Sept. 9

Enjoy a free movie on the Great Lawn, at the end of Clematis Street. This month’s free movie is Encanto: In a world of magic, unbridled beauty, and charm, each member of the Madrigal family has been blessed with a unique gift. That is, all except for Mirabel. When their family’s magic is suddenly faced with danger, Mirabel might just be the only one who can save her family, their magical town, and its inhabitants. Refreshments will be available for purchase.
Time: 7 – 10 pm.

Location: Great Lawn, 100 N. Clematis St., West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

Encanto movie flyer

 

Lemongrass Asian Kitchen – Sushi Workshop, Sept. 8, 20

Join Lemongrass Asian Kitchen’s lead sushi chef for a hands-on workshop in making sushi rolls! Learn about the history & tradition of sushi. Get tips on how to make everything again at home and sip on a variety of premium sakes. The admission includes welcome appetizers, premium sake tasting, and a hands-on experience in making Maki Rolls (3 different types of rolls including cooked, raw, vegetable) and delectable desserts.
Price: $89 per person.
Time: Thursday, September 8 from 6:30–8:30 pm and Tuesday, September 20 from 6:30–8:30 pm.

Location: Lemongrass Asian Kitchen, 420 E Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach, FL 33483.

Sushi at Lemongrass Asian Bistro
Courtesy of Lemongrass Asian Bistro

 

Kids Free* Encore, West Palm Beach

Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society is celebrating families and back to school with Kids Free September 9 – 30, 2022. For each full-price adult admission, two children ages 3 – 12 get free daytime admission to the Zoo. As always, children age 2 and younger are free at Palm Beach Zoo.
Purchase your adult tickets online or at the gate. No need to purchase children’s tickets in advance. Two children will be admitted free at the gate for each paid adult ticket.

Location: Palm Beach Zoo, 1301 Summit Boulevard, West Palm Beach, FL 33405.

Kids September free flyer

 

Guest Artist Workshop: Paper-cutting with Hiromi Moneyhun, Sept. 10

Join Hiromi Moneyhun to create a unique piece of kirie (paper-cut) artwork. Learn special cutting techniques and get the chance to create your own paper-cut artwork to take home. A kyo uchiwa is a type of traditional Japanese paddle fan from Kyoto. The designs that appear in a kyo uchiwa are traditional Japanese scenery, plants, and changing seasons. Learn to create a Florida-inspired kyo uchiwa of your own to help keep you cool during the Florida summer.
Time: 10:00 am-12:30 pm or 1:30 pm-4:00 pm (2 sessions offered).
Price: $80.
Material Fee: $10 (cash payable to the instructor).

Location: Oki Education Center, 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach, FL 33446.

Artist Hiromi Moneyhun
Courtesy of The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens

 

Family Fun Day: Tsukimi, Sept. 10

Tsukimi means moon-viewing. Learn about the different elements involved in Tsukimi Festivals by making your own hanging decoration. This is a craft activity for kids of all ages.
Cost: Free with paid admission to the museum.
Time: 12 pm.

Location: Kamiya Room (Classroom A), 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach, FL 33446.

Otsukimi family
Courtesy of The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens

 

Intracoastal Adventures: Advanced Canoeing, Sept. 10

Explore the Intracoastal shores and mangrove trails while learning about the fascinating mangrove and estuary ecosystems of South Florida. Must have moderate canoeing experience and be able to get in and out of a canoe without assistance. 2-3 per canoe; single paddlers will be paired with staff or another participant.
9:30 am - 11:00 am.
Cost: Resident/Gumbo Limbo Coastal Stewards $20; All others $25.

Location: Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, 1801 N Ocean Boulevard, Boca Raton, FL 33432.

 

Food Truck & Music Series in Wellington, Sept. 10, 17, 24

Enjoy good food and live music at the Village Park Athletics Complex in Wellington. The event takes place on September 10, 17, and 24 from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

Location: Village Park Athletics Complex, 11700 Pierson Road, Wellington, FL 33414.

 

Tea Ceremony Class – Sado: Intermediate, Sept. 11 & 18

2-week session. Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season.
Sunday sessions: Sept. 11 & 18.
Time: 1:00 pm –4 pm.
Cost: $60

Location: Tea House, 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach, FL 33446.

Morikami sado class
Courtesy of The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens

 

Clematis By Night: Luis Manuel & The Charambo Band, Sept. 15

Established in 1999, Luis Manuel & The Charambo Band performs classic salsa with a touch of Cuban son, Latin jazz, cha-cha-cha, cumbia and merengue. With members from Cuba, Puerto Rico, and Venezuela, this 7-piece band delivers a high-energy performance with a blend of piano, bass, conga, timbal, two trombones, and lead singer Luis Manuel. Don’t forget your dancing shoes!
Time: 6 – 9 pm.

Location: Great Lawn, 100 N. Clematis St., West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

Clematis By Night
Courtesy of the City of West Palm Beach

 

Dinosaur Explorer Exhibit at The Cox Science Center, from Sept. 15

Dinosaurs are roaming the Earth again at the Cox Science Center and Aquarium! On September 15, the Center will be opening the Dinosaur Explorer exhibit for guests to learn more about these prehistoric predecessors. Whether it be feeding or family dynamics, intelligence or interpersonal relationship – dino-enthusiasts will get to know Jurassic giants on a whole other level.

Location: Cox Science Center, 4801 Dreher Trl N, West Palm Beach, FL 33405.

Dinosaurs exhibition
Courtesy of The Cox Science Center

 

Tea Ceremony Class – Sado: Beginner, Sept. 15 & 22, Sept. 11 & 18

2-week session. Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season.

Thursday sessions: Sept. 15 & 22.
Sunday sessions: Sept. 11 & 18.

Time: 10:15 am – 12:15 pm.
Cost: $60

Location: Tea House, 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach, FL 33446.

Sado tea ceremony
Courtesy of the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens

 

“Fall for Art” Pop-Up Gallery Event, Sept. 16–18

On September 16–18, set your cultural GPS for The District @ Wellington Green, where the Wellington Art Society (WAS) will present its free, annual “Fall for Art” Pop-Up Gallery event. Original artwork by WAS members will be on display and available for purchase, including paintings, sculptures, and stained glass, to wearable art, photography, mixed media, and more. Art lovers are invited to meet and mingle with the featured artists, enjoy artist demonstrations, and attend the Fall for Art Reception and Awards ceremony on Saturday evening 5-8 pm. Proceeds will benefit the Wellington Art Society’s Scholarship and Outreach Programs. Learn more at WellingtonArtSociety.org.
Hours: Friday and Saturday, from 10 am – 8 pm, and Sunday, from 11 am – 3 pm.

Location: The Mall at Wellington Green at 10300 W. Forest Hill Blvd., Suite 175, Wellington, FL 33414.

Fall for Art

 

National Dance Day at The Kravis Center, Sept. 17

Put your dancing shoes on and get ready to learn your step-ball-change and Fosse, Fosse, Fosse! The Kravis Center is the official South Florida host of National Dance Day on Saturday, September 17, and they have a fun-filled celebration prepared that is FREE for the entire community! From 12 pm to 6:30 pm, the Kravis Center will have mini performances by local dance companies, dance workshops, and demonstrations from Salsa, Hip Hop, African and Calypso Indian Fusion, to Ballet, Broadway Tap and so much more across their entire campus!

Location: Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, 701 Okeechobee Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

National Dance Day

 

International Coastal Cleanup, Sept. 17

On Saturday, September 17, come out to Spanish River Park to help clean up the beach and Intracoastal mangrove habitats. This worldwide cleanup effort not only takes the trash out of the environment, but it also provides valuable data to Ocean Conservancy to help them combat the growing problems of plastic in our oceans. Using an app on your cellphone, keep track and report what you and your group removed from the beach. Free tee shirts while supplies last, community service hours given. Pre-registration is required for this event and begins September 1. Call (561) 544-8606 to reserve your spot; space is limited to the first 200 to pre-register.
Time: 8:00 am - 11:00 am.

Location: Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, 1801 N Ocean Boulevard, Boca Raton, FL 33432.

Beach in Spanish River Park

 

Traditional Japanese Instrument – Koto Workshop, Sept. 17

Koto is a traditional Japanese stringed instrument first introduced to Japan from China in the 7th-8th centuries. Learn the fascinating history of this exquisite instrument and how to play it in this one-day introductory workshop. Instruments will be provided for participants to use in the workshop. To further your studies on the koto, sign-up for our koto class series or summer guest artist workshops.
Time: 10:30 am.

Location: Morikami Theater, 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach, FL 33446.

Koto class at the Morikami Museum
Courtesy of The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens

 

Sunday on The Waterfront: The Noctámbulo Band, Sept. 18

Sunday on the Waterfront is a free family-friendly concert series held year-round on the third Sunday of each month and features a variety of national and regional recording artists. This September, celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at Sunday on the Waterfront! The Noctámbulo Band is a high-energy band of talented, creative musicians from Cuba, Colombia, and Puerto Rico. Performing at the crossroads where salsa meets Latin jazz, the band performs throughout South Florida and beyond, playing classics ranging from the 70’s to modern hits. Frontman Luis Manuel, a unique and versatile sonero, will keep the crowd up and dancing all night long with his magical sound.
Time: 4 – 7 pm. 

Location: Meyer Amphitheatre, 104 Datura Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

Noctambulo Band
Courtesy of the City of West Palm Beach

 

Intracoastal Adventures: Kayaking, Sept. 18, 24

On Sunday, September 18, and Saturday, September 24, enjoy beautiful scenery, fresh air, and exercise! Explore the Intracoastal shores and mangrove trails while learning about the fascinating mangrove and estuary ecosystems of South Florida. Must have kayaking experience and be able to get in and out of a kayak without assistance. Single/double kayaks will be assigned to couples/groups as available.
Time: 9:00 am - 10:30 am.
Cost: Resident/Gumbo Limbo Coastal Stewards $20; All others $25.

Location: Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, 1801 N Ocean Boulevard, Boca Raton, FL 33432.

Kayaking
Courtesy of Ben Hicks

 

Clematis By Night: Hot Mess, Sept. 22

Hot Mess is a South Florida-based high-energy cover band that plays hits from the ‘80s, ‘90s, 2000s, and today! Don’t miss them at Clematis By Night on September 22!
Time: 6 – 9 pm.

Location: Great Lawn, 100 N. Clematis St., West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

Hot Mess band
Courtesy of the City of West Palm Beach

 

Sunset Stroll at the Morikami, Sept. 22

Enjoy the Morikami Roji-en Gardens after hours! The Museum will open its doors to welcome you to take a leisurely stroll through our six distinct gardens. Enjoy musical performances playing on our lakefront terrace. Light hors d’oeuvres and sake for purchase. The Museum Store will be open to browse. Tickets can be purchased online only and will not be sold at the door.
Time: 5:30 pm.

Location: Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens, 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach, FL 33446.

Morikami gardens

 

Open Spaces / A Natural Movers Dance Performance Series, Sept. 24

Presented by Natural Movers Foundation, Open Spaces is a site-specific showcase of dance artists. The annual performance provides this diverse group of professional artists a platform to present their work while giving the community a chance to witness dance in new ways. This year’s showcase features original choreography inspired by artworks at the Norton Museum of Art.
Time: 2 pm.
Included with Museum Admission / Members FREE.

Location: Norton Museum of Art, 1450 S. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

 

Intracoastal Adventures: Intro to Canoeing, Sept. 25

Not quite experienced enough to confidently make your way through waves, wind, and tangled trails? This program is for you! Get more familiar with paddle strokes and navigating, get comfortable out on the open water, and learn the best techniques to avoid tipping, all while enjoying the shallow waters along the edge of the Intracoastal. Canoes hold 2-3 people (single canoers will be paired with staff or another single participant).
Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am.
Cost: Resident/Gumbo Limbo Coastal Stewards $20; All others $25.

Location: Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, 1801 N Ocean Boulevard, Boca Raton, FL 33432.

 

Ramen Lab Eatery – Dumpling Making Class, Sept. 28

Enjoy a date night or girls’ night out at Ramen Lab Eatery. The small and intimate hands-on class experience will be guided by a professional chef, who will be teaching the finesse and skills to craft your own delicious handmade creations! Learn the art of dumpling making by wrapping and cooking your own while sipping on a Saketini. Then, sip your way through various tasting notes of a sake flight while enjoying your tasty creations. Eat to your heart’s content or take your creations home to enjoy!
Time: 6:30–8:00 pm.
Price: $49 per person.

Location: Ramen Lab Eatery Delray Beach, 25 NE 2nd Ave, Suite#114, Delray Beach, FL 33444.

Dumplings
 Courtesy of Ramen Lab Eatery

 

Stroll for Well-Being, Sept. 28

The Stroll for Well-Being Therapeutic Garden Walking program allows participants to immerse themselves in the natural beauty, peace, and serenity of the gardens.
Time: 9:00 am.

Location: Morikami Gardens, 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach, FL 33446.

 

 

Clematis By Night: Tasty Vibrations, Sept. 29

Hailing from the shores of Pompano Beach, Tasty Vibrations have been performing together since 2018. Their eclectic “jam band” sound has become so popular in South Florida that they were even voted Fort Lauderdale Magazine’s “Best Local Band 2020.”  Tasty Vibrations also appeals to a more contemporary crowd with reggae, funk, and hip-hop influences. 
Time: 6 – 9 pm.

Location: Great Lawn, 100 N. Clematis St., West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

Tasty vibrations
Courtesy of the City of West Palm Beach

 

Mounts Botanical Garden September Events, September Dates

Friends of the Mounts Botanical Garden will be hosting 20 fun, healthy, educational, and awesome eco-focused open-air events in September.

Watercolor at the Garden – September 6, 13, 20, 27
Wednesday Walk & Talk – September 7, 14, 21, 28
Qi Gong Classes – September 7, 14, 21, 28
Beginning Watercolor with Carl Stoveland – September 8, 15, 22, 29
Newcomer’s Guide to Gardening in Florida – September 9
Palm Beach County Residents Day – September 10
Dogs’ Day in the Garden – September 11
Exotics and Orchids Sales – September 17 & 18
Composting for South Florida Gardens – September 24

Click here to register.

Location: Mounts Botanical Garden, 531 N Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33415.

Exotic Orchids
Courtesy of Mounts Botanical Garden

 

Norton tours, September Dates

Explore the Norton’s collections with these 3 art tours:

Collecting Contemporary: 50 min Sept. 2, 3 at 3 pm
From Chihuly to Eliasson: Glass in the Norton Collection: 50 min Sept. 3 and 10 at 3 pm
Picasso, Rembrandt, and Durer: Masters of the Print: 50 min, Sept. 4 at 3 pm

Location: Norton Museum of Art, 1450 S. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

Norton musuem

 

Free Concerts in Wellington, September Dates

The City of Wellington offers three free concerts throughout September:

September 10 – Attica, Classic Rock, Disco, & Modern hits
September 17 – Mikey’s Hotswing Latin Band, cover and original music with a Latin twist
September 24 – “Hotter than July” Stevie Wonder Tribute

Location: Village Park Athletics Complex, 11700 Pierson Road, Wellington, FL 33414.

 

Loggerhead Marinelife Center Kicks Off Tour de Trash, September Dates

Mark your calendar, grab a bucket, and meet at a beach near you for a cleanup! Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) is launching Tour de Trash, its second annual marine debris removal road trip. To celebrate International Coastal Cleanup month, LMC is cruising down South Florida’s East Coast and stopping at several beaches throughout Palm Beach County. Participants will be provided all materials needed to remove beach debris, which will be sorted and analyzed according to best practices administered by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Ocean Conservancy.
Beach cleanup events that will be held in Palm Beach County include:

September 2, 4 pm-7:30 pm, Tour de Trash Kickoff Party & Beach Cleanup at the Juno Beach Pier
September 4, 8:30 am-11:30 am, the Inlet at Jupiter Beach Park
September 10, 8:30 am-11:30 am, Lake Worth Beach Cleanup at the Lake Worth Pier
September 13, 5 pm-7 pm, Worth Avenue Association Turtle Tuesday Beach Cleanup on Palm Beach Island
September 18, Coral Cove Park in Tequesta
September 24, 8:30 am-11:30 am, Tour de Basura Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month at the Ocean Walk Beach Access Point on Singer Island
September 25, 8:30 am-11:30 am, Carlin Park in Jupiter 

Tour de Trash in Palm Beach County

 

Alligator Meet and Greet at the Sandoway Discovery Center, Wednesdays and Saturdays

Every Wednesday and Saturday at 2:30 pm, join the Sandoway Discovery Center and listen to an informative talk about alligators! You will even get to see a real live baby alligator up close. Admission into the center is $6.00 per person ages 3 and up. For more information call 561-274-SAND (7263).

Location: Sandoway Discovery Center, 142 S Ocean Blvd, Delray Beach, FL 33483.

Alligator
Courtesy of the Sandoway Discovery Center

 

Storytime with Darlene at the Sandoway Discovery Center, Wednesdays

Does your little one love nature? Visit Sandoway on Wednesdays at 11 am for Storytime! Listen to animal adventures and meet some of their resident critters up close. For more information contact the center at 561-274-SAND (7263).
Price: Free with admission.
Ages: 0-5

Location: Sandoway Discovery Center, 142 S Ocean Blvd, Delray Beach, FL 33483.

Owl
Courtesy of the Sandoway Discovery Center

 

Animal Encounters at the Sandoway Discovery Center, Fridays

Each Friday at 3 pm, meet one of the center’s resident animals and learn about their behaviors and characteristics! For more information on this program contact the center at 561-274-SAND (7263).
Price: Free with admission.

Location: Sandoway Discovery Center, 142 S Ocean Blvd, Delray Beach, FL 33483.

  Python hunting
Courtesy of the Sandoway Discovery Center

 

Art After Dark, Fridays

Each Friday night from 5 pm to 10 pm, the Norton Museum in West Palm Beach organizes Art After Dark—a fun mix of art and entertainment. Enjoy live performances, film screenings, art workshops, and more.

Location: Norton Museum of Art, 1450 S. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

Art After Dark logo

 

Aquarium Feedings, Tuesdays and Sundays

On Tuesdays and Sundays at 2 pm, join the Sandoway Discovery Center for their daily aquarium feedings! Learn lots of fun and interesting facts about different species of fish and invertebrates. Admission is $6.00 per person ages 3 and up.

Location: Sandoway Discovery Center, 142 S Ocean Blvd, Delray Beach, FL 33483.

Aquarium Sandoway Discovery Center
Courtesy of the Sandoway Discovery Center

 

Sea Turtle Talks, Every Day in September

Get the inside scoop on Gumbo Limbo Nature Center’s Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Facility. Last year, over 100 sea turtle patients were treated at Gumbo Limbo. Meet some of their current patients and hear their stories. Why are they here? What can you do to help? Meet in the Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Facility for a free presentation.
Every day at 2 pm.

Location: Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, 1801 N Ocean Boulevard, Boca Raton, FL 33432.

Seaturtle
Courtesy of @maxblakesberg

Outdoor Marine Aquarium Feeding, Every Day in September

What is the connection between mangrove and coral reef communities? How do fish use these habitats? Learn about the fascinating behaviors of native fish, stingrays, and other marine life during these free presentations. Meet at the outdoor marine aquariums at the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center. Open to all ages. Children and teens under 18 must participate with an adult.
Every day at 12:30 pm.

Location: Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, 1801 N Ocean Boulevard, Boca Raton, FL 33432.

 

National Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15 – Oct. 15

September 15 marks the beginning of National Hispanic Heritage Month, a way to celebrate the contributions and influences of the Hispanic communities in the United States. From salsa classes to Hispanic Heritage exhibits, discover all our Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations and events

Source: www.thepalmbeaches.com