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Jack Staub Lecture and Book Signing Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens The renowned author Jack Staub will be on-hand to provide his wealth of horticultural insights and sign copies of his celebrated trilogy: “75 Exciting Vegetables for Your Garden,” “75 Remarkable Fruits for Your Garden,” and “75 Exceptional Herbs for Your Garden.” $10 suggested donation. 2051 Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach. 561-8325238.
Jan. 8 at 11:30 a.m.
Special Marketing Section
Prestigious panel of industry experts will share their knowledge on various topics related to the health and beauty industry, including the latest trends and innovations — information that is not typically readily available to consumers. $150. Boca West Country Club, 20583 Boca W. Drive, Boca Raton. 561-383-1147 or www.211palmbeach.org/upcoming-events.
Jan. 8 at 7 p.m.
Bell Society Dinner Mental Health Association of Palm Beach County Inc.
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Jan. 11 at 6 p.m.
Lion of Judah Luncheon Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County’s Women’s Philanthropy
Jump for HomeSafe HomeSafe
Family-friendly event with premier seating and viewing of world-class equestrian competition during the “Battle of the Sexes.” Guests enjoy a cocktail hour, followed by dinner, dessert and bidding on a wide assortment of quality auction items. Adults: $125; children: $25. Palm Beach International Equestrian Center, 3400 Equestrian Club Road, Wellington. 561383-9842 or www.HelpHomeSafe.org.
Jan. 11 from 1 to 3:30 p.m.
Community Conversations: Breaking the Silence for Mental Health Palm Beach County Action Alliance for Mental Health and Boca Raton’s Promise
Attendees will learn how to create community conversations around mental health in their own communities. Hear from grassroots organizers. Films, books and tool kits will be on display. Free. Courtyard Marriot, 1601 N. Congress Ave., Boynton Beach. 561-8661850.
Jan. 13 at 9 a.m.
In collaboration with writer Jack Staub, the photographer Rob Cardillo helped to bring the vision of Private Eden to life with his images that will be on display in this exhibition. His work appears regularly in garden and horticultural books, magazines and advertisements. $10. 2051 Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach. 561-832-5238.
Join LPGA stars Beth Daniel and Meg Mallon as they host their ﬁfth year of a day of golf with outstanding pros. The event is followed by a reception that will beneﬁt the Bethesda Hospital Foundation in support of Bethesda Health. $1,500 by Dec. 2; or $1,650 after Dec. 2. Pine Tree Golf Club, 10600 Pine Tree Terrace, Boynton Beach. 561-737-7733 or www.BethesdaHospitalFoundation.org.
Jan. 9 at 7 p.m.
Second annual Candlelight Soiree Salvation Army of Palm Beach County
Jan. 13 at 2:30 p.m.
Novel Tea: “A Guide for the Perplexed” Mandel JCC of the Palm Beaches
This event, part of the 2013-2014 Mandel JCC Book Festival, features author Dara Horn, one of Granta’s “Best Young American Novelists” and winner of two National Jewish Book Awards. Horn will talk about her novel “A Guide for the Perplexed.” Series of four: $200; single tickets: $75. 5221 Hood, Road Palm Beach Gardens. 561-712-5209 or www. jcconline.com/mandel.
This inspirational, upscale luncheon will celebrate the SPBC Lions of Judah, who contribute an annual gift of $5,000 and above. Patti Stanger from Bravo TV’s “Millionaire Matchmaker” will keynote. The eventevent is co-chaired by Monica Goldstein and and is co-chaired by Monica Goldstein Margie Marlowe, and Lion vice chair April Leavy. Leavy. $90.$90. PoloPolo Country Country ClubClub BocaBoca Raton, Raton, 5030 Champion Blvd. 561-852-5054 or www.jewishboca.org.
Jan. 16 at 5:45 p.m.
YAD Wandering Happy Hour Karma Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County’s Young Adult Division
Jan. 19 at 9 a.m.
Annual Leadership Education Forum (ALEF) American Friends of The Hebrew University
The 2014 ALEF brings together Hebrew University experts and other leading individuals to discuss a spectrum of vital issues from Middle East affairs and national security to medical breakthroughs important to human health and progress in brain science. $150. Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach, 2800 S. Ocean Blvd., Palm Beach. 561-750-8585 or www.afhu.org.
Jan. 19 at 8:30 a.m.
Annual Leadership Education Forum American Friends of The Hebrew University Palm Beach Chapter
Wherever YAD wanders for happy hour, it’s the place for young Jewish adults in their to early to Mix, be. Mix, mingle 20s 20s to early 40s 40s to be. mingle and and meetmeet friends making a difference locally friends whilewhile making a difference locally and and globally. $8. Karma, 346 Plaza Real, Boca Raton. Raton. 561-852-5015 561-852-5015 or www.jewishboca. or www.jewishboca. org/happyhour.
Hebrew University experts and other leading individuals come together to discuss a spectrum of vital issues. Among these are Middle East affairs and national security, medical breakthroughs important to human health and progress in brain science. $150, breakfast and lunch included. The Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach, 2800 S. Ocean Blvd., Palm Beach. 561-750-8585 or www. afhu.org.
Jan. 16 at 7 p.m.
Jan. 19 at 10 a.m.
Opening Night for the Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival Mandel Mandel JCCJCC of the of the Palm Palm Beaches Beaches
The 24th annual Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival returns Jan. 16 to 26 in Delray Beach, West Palm Beach and Palm Beach Gardens. The season kicks off at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts on Jan. 16. Kravis Center Cohen Pavilion, 701 Okeechobee Blvd., Beach. Okeechobee Blvd., WestWest PalmPalm Beach. 561-561736-7531 or www.palmbeachjewishﬁlm.org. 736-7531 or www.palmbeachjewishﬁlm.org.
Jan. 18 at 7 p.m.
Palm Palm Beach Beach Scopus Scopus Award Award Gala Gala American American Friends Friends of The of The Hebrew Hebrew University Palm Beach Chapter
An elegant An elegant and and entertaining entertaining evening, evening, this this galagala includes a cocktail reception, followed by dinner, dinner, an awards an awards presentation presentation to those to those who who havehave shown shown extraordinary extraordinary support support to Hebrew to Hebrew University University and and a professional a professional performance. performance. $1,000. $1,000. The Breakers The Breakers PalmPalm Beach, Beach, 1 South 1 South County County Road, Road, PalmPalm Beach. Beach. 561-750-8585 561-750-8585 or or www.afhu.org.
10th annual Leta Lindley PraderWilli Golf Classic
Scripps Florida The 10th annual Leta Lindley Prader-Willi Golf Classic (LPGA Pro-Am Golf Tournament) beneﬁts The Prader-Willi Research Fellowship at The Scripps Florida Research Institute. $750. PGA National Resort & Spa, 400 Ave of the Champions, Palm Beach Gardens. 561762-2370 or www.pwclassic.com.
Jan. 22 at 9:30 a.m.
Golden Givers Thank You Event Jacobson Jewish Community Foundation of Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County
Breakfast to honor and thank loyal donors who have given to any Jewish Federation for 18 or more years. Joan Wolfberg will perform a one-woman show “Bagels with Golda” portraying the life of Golda Meir, Israel’s fourth Prime Minister. Dietary laws observed. $18. Zinman Hall, Federation Campus, 9901 Donna Klein Blvd., Boca Raton. 561-8523170 or www.jewishboca.org.
Jan. 26 at noon
The Fine Wines & Hidden Treasures gala will open with a wine-tasting reception. Exotic escapes, jewelry and ﬁne wines are among the varied prizes in the silent auction. The evening culminates with a four-course gourmet dinner and wine pairing. $500. The Mar-a-Lago Club, 1100 S, Ocean Blvd. Palm Beach. 888-404-4248 or www. FoodForThePoor.org/palmbeach.
Third annual “Shower for Shelter” Luncheon Holy Ground Shelter for Homeless Inc.
Jan. 23 at 7 p.m.
Jan. 27 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
The Great Gatsby Gala Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties
An evening of glamour and glitz, gourmet food and music by The Bob Hardwick Sound, all in the style of the roaring ‘20s. $500; $250 junior ticket (age 40 and under). The Flagler Museum, 1 Whitewall Way, Palm Beach. 561-659-6800 or www. yourcommunityfoundation.org.
Jan. 23 at 11:30 a.m.
10th anniversary Celebration Luncheon Jewish Women’s Foundation
This luncheon will feature guest speaker Ruth Messinger, executive director of the American Jewish World Service. Cafe Boulud, 301 Australian Ave., Palm Beach. 561-242-6604.
Jan. 23 at 6 p.m.
Exclusive Chai Society 40th Anniversary Celebration Alpert Jewish Family & Children’s Service
Features a reception and dinner, with a special performance by William Michals, “America’s baritone.” Founding chair is Zelda Mason, and co-chairs are Judith Rosenberg and Sheila Wilensky. $150. Top of the Point, Phillips Point Club, 777 S. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach. 561-238-0259.
Jan. 25 at 6:30 p.m.
52nd annual Hospital Ball Boca Raton Regional Hospital
Billi and Bernie Marcus are honorary chairs of the black-tie gala that will celebrate the establishment of the Marcus Neuroscience Institute at Boca Regional. Proceeds beneﬁt the Marcus Neuroscience Institute, opening in the spring of 2014. Tickets include dinner and dancing. $400. Boca Raton Resort & Club, 501 E. Camino Real, Boca Raton. 561955-4142 or www.brrh.com.
Jan. 25 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Shop & Share Day Scripps Florida
“Shop & Share Day” is to kick off the 2014 PGA National Women’s Cancer Awareness Days. A percentage of sales will be donated
A luncheon and auction to beneﬁt homeless, pregnant and parenting teens. $75. Kravis Center, 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. 561-355-5040.
USHMM annual South Florida Luncheon United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
This luncheon commemorates International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Thomas Buergenthal, a concentration camp survivor who served as the American judge at the International Court of Justice in The Hague, is the keynote speaker. Philip H. Stern and Sara Klompus are event co-chairs. $150. Boca West Country Club, 20583 Boca West Drive, Boca Raton. 561-995-6773 or www. ushmm.org.
Jan. 28 at 6:30 p.m.
Circus at the Center Center for Creative Education
Guests can step into the center ring and clown around at the center’s new building. The evening will feature circus-inspired entertainment, food, dancing and more. $275 individual; $500 couple. Center for Creative Education, West Palm Beach. 561-805-9927 or www.cceﬂorida.org.
Jan. 28 at 6 p.m.
PGA National Women’s Cancer Awareness Days’ (WCAD) Cocktail Reception & Auction Scripps Florida
Join friends and bid on unique gifts, golf packages and lavish trips to beneﬁt WCAD Fellowships in cancer research at Scripps Florida. PGA National Resort & Spa, 400 Avenue of Champions, Palm Beach Gardens. 561-317-9121.
Jan. 29 at 7:30 p.m.
Judy Feld Carr, Edith & Martin Stein Distinguished Lecturer Adolph & Rose Levis JCC
More than 28 years ago Judy Feld Carr secretly brought 3,228 Jews to freedom from Syria. Working with smugglers and bribing government ofﬁcials, she rescued most of the community and priceless Judaica. Until Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin publicly recognized her, the world didn’t know of her efforts. $25. Zinman Hall 9901 Donna Klein Blvd., Boca Raton. 561-558-2520.
Jan. 29 at 8 a.m.
B&P Industry Icon Event with Florine Mark Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County’s Business & Professional Division
Premier business networking and breakfast with featured speaker Florine Mark, CEO of Weight Watchers Group. The Business & Professional Division is about making connections that are good for business and good for the community. Co-chairs: Bob Marton and Gary Lesser. $36. Zinman Hall, Federation Campus 9901 Donna Klein Blvd., Boca Raton. 561-852-6088 or www. jewishboca.org/icon.
Jan. 29 from 6:30 to 9 p.m.
Dreyfoos Goes Old School School of the Arts Foundation South County Guild
Enjoy dinner by the bite, listen to the Dreyfoos jazz combo, view student work from the visual art, digital media and communication and ﬁlm departments. Also bid on silent auction items and experience the talents of the Dreyfoos Dance, Theatre and Music Departments. $75. Old School Square/Crest Theatre, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach. 561-805-6298 or www.soaﬁ. org.
Jan. 30 at 6:30 p.m.
Caritas Dei Bishop’s Gala Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Palm Beach Inc.
The gala is an evening of cocktails, a silent auction, dinner and dancing. Proceeds will beneﬁt 14 programs and ministries of Catholic Charities. Chairpersons are Kim and Ray Celedinas; co-chairs are Cathie and Andres Fanjul. $450. The Breakers Palm Beach, 1 South County Road, Palm Beach. 561-630-2695 or www.diocesepb.org.
Jan. 30 at 6 p.m.
Palm Beach Wine Auction Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
This seventh annual event will feature a live auction, and a ﬁve-course dinner, paired with renowned wines from around the world. $1,000. The Mar-a-Lago Club, 1100 S. Ocean Blvd., Palm Beach. 561-651-4320 or www.palmbeachwineauction.org.
Jan. 30 at noon
St. Andrews Author Luncheon Jewish Adoption and Foster Care Options (JAFCO)
William Mann, author of “Hello Gorgeous” will talk about his book and how Barbara Streisand transformed herself into one of the biggest stars of her era. Proceeds from the luncheon will go to abused, neglected and special needs children in South Florida. St. Andrews Country Club, 17557 W. Claridge Oval, Boca Raton. 561-926-2100.
Jan. 31 at 7:45 a.m.
Second annual Sporting Clays Invitational Fun Shoot Place of Hope
Clay shooting is the art of shooting at special ﬂying targets, requires patience, timing and coordination, and it’s growing in popularity as a fundraising event, among outdoor enthusiasts. South Florida Shooting Club, 500 SW Long Drive, Palm City. 561-775-7195 or www.placeofhope.com.
Feb. 1 at 10 a.m.
Celebrate Scripps Science Day Scripps Florida
Families and kids of all ages gather inside The Gardens Mall to experience an education day that gives participants a unique opportunity to meet Scripps Florida scientists. Free. The Gardens Mall, 3101 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens. 561-228-2003 or www.scripps.edu.
PGA National Women’s Cancer Awareness Days’ Tennis Tournament Scripps Florida
Play with the pros, win prizes at a carnival of tennis events and enjoy a barbeque lunch. PGA National Resort & Spa, 400 Avenue of the Champions, Palm Beach Gardens. 561317-9121.
Feb. 1 from 6:30 p.m. to midnight Building Hope Gala Food For The Poor
The evening will feature an extensive silent auction, cocktail reception, gourmet dinner, dancing and a live house rally. $250. The Polo Club of Boca Raton, 5400 Champion Blvd., Boca Raton. 888-404-4248 or www. FoodForThePoor.org/boca.
Feb. 2 at 7 a.m.
Get Fit for Scripps Day Scripps Florida
The day, part of the ninth annual PGA National Women’s Cancer Awareness Days, includes a 5K walk/run, spin and yoga classes and the third annual Kids Biatholon “Splash & Dash.” There is also a research ride. All proceeds beneﬁt cancer research at Scripps Florida. PGA National Resort & Spa, 400 Avenue of the Champions, Palm Beach Gardens. 561-317-9121.
Feb. 4 at 10 a.m.
General Meeting Lakes Chapter & Trails Chapter of Brandeis National Committee
Following a short business meeting, there will be a presentation about “The Roaring Twenties” by Marc Newman, “Myster History.” Dressed in period attire, Newman will present detailed information on the music and dance of the ‘20s. Free. Temple Sinai, 2475 W. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach. 561-364-8805.
Kicking off 92 years of service in Palm Beach County, dance the night away to The Soul Survivors Band. The reception and silent auction are at 7 p.m. and the dinner and dance at 8 p.m. Black-tie optional. Boca’s Jan McArt is the event’s honorary chairwoman. $425. The Breakers Palm Beach, One S. County Road, Palm Beach. 561-686-3530.
Bethesda Pro-Am Bethesda Hospital Foundation
Jan. 15 at 10:30 a.m.
This “Saturday Night Dance Party” will beneﬁt The Prader-Willi Research Fellowship at The Scripps Research Institute, Florida. It will honor Josilyn Faith Levine and Harold Wilkinnson IV. $250. PGA National Resort & Spa, 400 Avenue of the Champions, Palm Beach Gardens. 561-762-2370 or www. pwclassic.com.
Fine Wines & Hidden Treasures Gala Food For The Poor
to cancer research at Scripps. The Gardens Mall, 3101 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens. 561-317-9121.
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Celebrate the 10th season of the Musical Luncheon Series with a gourmet luncheon followed by live entertainment by vocal and instrumental music students at Dreyfoos School of the Arts. $100 members; $125 non-members. The Colony Pavilion, 155 Hammon Ave., Palm Beach. 561-805-6298 or www.soaﬁ.org.
10th annual Prader-Willi Gala and Auction Scripps Florida
Jan. 23 from 6:30 p.m. to midnight
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
The annual Hospice Evening includes a Champagne Reception followed by its memorable fashion presentation, dinner and dancing. Proceeds support the services of Hospice of Palm Beach County. $750. The Breakers Palm Beach, One S. County Road, Palm Beach. 561-832-8585 or www. email@example.com.
Jan. 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Journey To Eden: Photographs by Rob Cardillo Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens
Jan. Musical Luncheon School of the Arts Foundation Guild
Jan. 18 at 6 p.m.
This black-tie event will beneﬁt the Mental Health Association of Palm Beach County Inc., which promotes mental wellness in Palm Beach County. $500. The Colony, Royal Room, 155 Hammon Ave., Palm Beach. 561-8323755 or www.mhapbc.org.
Hospice Evening Hospice Foundation of Palm Beach County
Jan. 13 at 11:30 a.m.
Special Marketing Section
“Direct Line to Health & Beauty” 211’s 8th annual Boca Luncheon 211 Palm Beach/Treasure Coast
Jan. 10 at 7 p.m.
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