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wellington | calendar • The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host its Chess Club for ages 12 and up on Monday, Aug. 12 at 6 p.m. and ages 5 to 12 on Wednesday, Aug. 28 at 3 p.m. Basic game knowledge is required. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register. Tuesday, Aug. 13 • The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Fall into Bingo for ages 5 to 12 on Tuesday, Aug. 13 at 3 p.m. Try your luck at bingo and win a prize or two. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info. • The Wellington Village Council will meet on Tuesday, Aug. 13 at 7 p.m. at the Wellington Municipal Complex. For info., visit www.wellingtonfl.gov.

plants that call this area home. Get a voucher for two free three-gallon native plants. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register. • The Wellington Amphitheater will host a free rock concert by The Flyers, along with food trucks, on Thursday, Aug. 15 from 5 to 9:30 p.m. For more info., visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/calendar. • The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Scrabble for Adults on Thursday, Aug. 15 at 6:30 p.m. Join other Scrabble fans and enjoy a fun evening of wordplay. Basic game knowledge is required. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register.

Wednesday, Aug. 14 • The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host “Beads, Beads, Beads!” for ages 5 to 12 on Wednesday, Aug. 14 at 3 p.m. Create a wearable work of art. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info. • The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Anime Nation for ages 12 to 17 on Wednesday, Aug. 14 at 6 p.m. View new anime titles in Japanese with English subtitles. Snacks will be provided. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info. • The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host a Book Discussion on Turtle Moon by Alice Hoffman on Wednesday, Aug. 14 at 6:30 p.m. Copies are available at the research services desk. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register.

Friday, Aug. 16 • Jurassic Quest, America’s largest and most realistic dinosaur event, will return to the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center from Friday, Aug. 16 through Sunday, Aug. 18. For more info., visit www. jurassicquest.com. • The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host West African Dance Instruction for ages 12 and up on Friday, Aug. 16 at 2 p.m. and Monday, Aug. 19 at 6:30 p.m. Learn easy to follow traditional West African dance choreography in an energetic dance workshop presented by Afrique Ngozi Dance and Drum Inc. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Call (561) 790-6030 to pre-register. • The Wellington Amphitheater will host a free screening of the movie Dumbo on Friday, Aug. 16 at 8 p.m. Call (561) 753-2484 for more info.

Thursday, Aug. 15 • The Central Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce will host an Economic Luncheon on Education on Thursday, Aug. 15 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the West Palm Beach Marriott with keynote speaker Palm Beach County School District Superintendent Dr. Donald Fennoy. For more information, visit www. cpbchamber.com. • The Royal Palm Beach library (500 Civic Center Way) will host Great Native Plants for Your Garden on Thursday, Aug. 15 at 2 p.m. Join extension agent Laurie Albrecht and discover the beautiful

Saturday, Aug. 17 • The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Dog Days of Summer Story Time for all ages on Saturday, Aug. 17 at 10:15 a.m. Celebrate the Florida heat with some fun stories indoors. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info. • The American Association of Zoo Keepers Chapter at Lion Country Safari will host its Inaugural Golf Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 17 at 11:30 a.m. at Madison Green Country Club in Royal Palm Beach. For more info., call Ed Portman at (561) 6024409 or Jen Rucker at (816) 284-9785.

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• CycleBar in Palm Beach Gardens will host “Cycle for the Cure” on Saturday, Aug. 17 at 12:30 p.m. to benefit Susan G. Komen Florida. Registration at pbg.cyclebar.com is required with a minimum donation of $30. Space is limited. For more info., e-mail info@komenflorida.org. • The Wellington Amphitheater will host a Tom Petty tribute concert by the Petty Hearts on Saturday, Aug. 17 at 8 p.m. Visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/ calendar for more info. Monday, Aug. 19 • The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Sensory Story Time for adults with special needs on Monday, Aug. 19 at 10:15 a.m. Enjoy stories, music, and songs about the ocean. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register. • A Quarter Auction to benefit the Savoia Family will be held Monday, Aug. 19 at 6 p.m. at Kocomo’s Island Grill (7040 Seminole Pratt Whitney Road). For more info., visit www.facebook.com/quartersforkindnesskerrybarnes. Tuesday, Aug. 20 • The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Tape Painting for ages 5 to 12 on Tuesday, Aug. 20 at 3 p.m. Use paint and tape to create your own geometric masterpiece. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info. • The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host English Exchange for adults on Tuesday, Aug. 20 at 6:30 p.m. Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. Call (561) 790-6070 to pre-register. Wednesday, Aug. 21 • The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Lego Bricks for ages 5 to 12 on Wednesday, Aug. 21 at 3 p.m. Build, imagine and play with Lego bricks. Call (561) 790-6070 for more info. • The Wellington library (1951 Royal Fern Drive) will host Clay Creations for ages 12 to 17 on

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Wellington The Magazine August 2019  

ON THE COVER Participation from local youth helped Wellington take first place in the 2019 Let’s Move challenge sponsored by the Palm Healt...

Wellington The Magazine August 2019  

ON THE COVER Participation from local youth helped Wellington take first place in the 2019 Let’s Move challenge sponsored by the Palm Healt...