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Monday- Renaissance Festival, New Play Festival, Baseball Spring Training Begins
Tuesday- Cachet Band, Free Pancakes Today, Motown Musical, Women’s Conference
Wednesday- Ballroom & Latin Night, Man of La Mancha, Jamie Bernstein Speaks
Thursday- March Mingle, Extended Hours at Museum Night, The Play “Arsenic & Old Lace”
Friday- Joey Dale, Festival of the Arts in Boca, Elton John, Beer Festival
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The 2015 Broadway series season at the Kravis Center includes: Anything Goes, March 10-15, 2015; Memphis, April 7-12, 2015 and Pippin, April 28-May 3, 2015. General public tickets will go on sale midsummer. For information and tickets: www. kravis.org/broadway or call 561.832.7469
SAVE THE DATE: FLEETWOOD MAC Coming MARCH 21-8pm at AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami-Call 800-745-3000 or visit Ticketmaster.com
BB&T Center Sunrise, 7:30 PM Florida Panthers vs. Chicago Blackhawks
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“Man of La Mancha” at the Wick Theater-Man of La Mancha debuted in 1965 and won 5 Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The tale is set in a dungeon, during the Spanish Inquisition, where Miguel de Cervantes gives a dramatic defense by reenacting the story of Don Quixote of La Mancha. The passionate and poignant story of a noble knight who lives in a world of madness and cannot see that chivalry has died. His holy quest is a mission of salvation to find compassion not for himself, but for others. The show features songs that have become Broadway standards and include Little Bird, Dulcinea, I’m Only Thinking of Him, What Does He Want of Me and, of course, The Impossible Dream. Performances are Wednesday through Sunday with matinees at 2:00 p.m. and evening performances beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $58-$62. The show runs until March 28-For reservations, additional information, or tickets, contact the Wick Theatre at 561-995-2333 or visit us on the web at www.thewick.org
SAVE THE DATE: NOW to March 15
Arsenic and Old Lace-The hilarious misadventures of the Brewster sister. Anxious to help elderly gentlemen find a peaceful and final resting place, the kindly sisters administer a lethal elderberry wine and bury them in the cellar. Add to the madcap mix three nephews: one who thinks he’s Teddy Roosevelt, one who bears an uncanny resemblance to Boris Karloff and one who’s engaged to a minister’s daughter. Toss in a policeman who thinks he’s a playwright, sprinkle with a few corpses and you have the ingredients for a wild and nutty fruitcake – and one of the most hilarious and enduring comedies in American theater– The play runs till March 15-You don’t want to miss it! At Lake Worth Playhouse-Located at 713 Lake Avenue- Lake Worth- Phone: 561-586-6410 or www.LakeWorthPlayhouse.org
The 9th Annual Festival of the Arts BOCA- Presented by the Schmidt Family Centre for the Arts, will bring ten days of dazzling and diverse cultural experiences to South Florida at the Mizner Park Amphitheater, 590 Plaza Real and Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center, 201 Plaza Real (2nd Floor) in Boca Raton. This season’s Festival opens on March 6, 2015 with the Florida premiere of the ten time Academy Award winning film, West Side Story. Tickets for the 9th Annual Festival of the Arts BOCA range from $15 to $125 per person and are available at festivalboca.com or by calling (866) 571-ARTS (866-571-2787). Multi-event and full Festival packages are also available.
West Side Story- with Orchestra-Experience a thrilling new presentation of the iconic winner of 10 Oscars- The Festival Orchestra Boca plays Leonard Bernstein’s score live with the re-mastered film (directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins) featuring Robbins’ choreography, Ernest Lehman’s screenplay, Arthur Laurent’s book and Stephen Sondheim’s lyrics)- Shown in Hi-Def with original vocals and dialogue intact. Purchase tickets at FestivalBoca.org and or call 866-571-2787
SAVE THE DATE: March 11
ABZ’s of South Florida-A New Path for Today’s Generation of Networkers-Next networking business-crawl: Join us 6-9pm at The Delray Beach Marketplace! Visit 3 venues in 3 hours including:Shula Burger – offering Blue cheese chips and burger bites, Cabo Flats – offering chips, salsa and their famous guacamole; Last venue to be confirmed. All venues offer fantastic cocktail specials and complimentary tapas for ABZs’ networking group only. Cost: $12 prepay or $15 at the door- NOTE: Price Change at the Door0.Prepay on EVENTS page. New faces are always welcome! FREE tapas at all locations and cocktail specials for our group only-Win amazing door raffle prizes-Network with great people-Discover new restaurants-Networking gurus have a chance to visit three restaurants in a three hour time period. An innovative new way to-do business! Call … 561-670-4452 or
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Boca Bacchanal-Celebrating Wine & Food-Benefiting the Boca Raton Historical Society- Info: www.BocaBacchanal.com
March 27-Bacchanalia-New & exciting this year, indulge in over 140 featured wines, savor by-the-bite specialties from over 30 outstanding restaurants. Enjoy private jet tours, exquisite car presentations, Saks Fifth Avenue fashion displays and live entertainment ! Held at Boca Raton Airport and Private Residences-7:00 PM-Admission: $125-3700 Airport Road -Atlantic Aviation Hangar-Boca Raton, FL 33421
Contact: Michelle EssayeP: 561- 395-6766 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org For tickets, CLICK HERE
March 28-Vintner Dinner - An intimate, gourmet dining experience featuring pairings of world-renowned chefs preparing four to five course meals, and vintners showcasing exclusive wine and champagne, hosted at luxurious, private Boca Raton residences. Ticket: $325-For tickets, CLICK HERE
SAVE THE DATE: March 28
American Cancer Society Hosts Fourth Annual Hope Gala at Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center & Jazziz Nightlife in Boca Raton- A Hollywood-Themed, Red Carpet, Black Tie Bash featuring Star-Studded Auction Items and Surprise Celebrity Guests- This is The American Cancer Society’s signature fundraising event for South Palm Beach County; An unprecedented turnout is expected with the event occupying both spaces at the Cultural Arts Center and Jazziz Nightlife, all to benefit an incredible cause: The American Cancer Society and the goal to raise $100,000 this year. Danielle Queller, with her close ties to the Hollywood community, presents her Danielle Queller Jewelry Collection, a favorite among the elite in Hollywood including superstars such as Eva Longoria, Brooke Shields, Bella Thorne, Miranda Lambert, Christina Hendricks, Patricia Arquette and many others. Danielle has hand-selected many glitzy auction items for the Gala including: Big Bang Theory script signed by the stars; Gossip Girl script; HGTV Design Star Miera Melba’s interior design consultation session; Project Runway’s Benjamin Mach Haute Couture Dress; Memorabilia from the CW hit, The Flash; On-set item from CW smash, ARROW , and more; Among the highlights at the Gala will include Lifetime’s Project Runway All Stars contestant Benjamin Mach, just featured on season 4, who will debut a Capsule Collection of distinctive fashions from the Benjamin Mach Collection and donate a haute couture dress for the live auction; HGTV Design Star Miera Melba, who will donate an interior design consultation session for live auction, and much more. The evening will begin at 6:30 PM at Jazziz Nightlife with a Red Carpet arrival, cocktail party, and silent auction; then dinner at Cultural Arts Center (next door to Jazziz) with live auction, dancing, special speakers and guests, and an after-party back at Jazziz.Tickets, tables and sponsorships available. For further information call Ellen Vaughan, Senior Manager, Distinguished Events 561-650-0143 or visit www.HopeGalaSouthPalmBeach.org
SAVE THE DATE: April 2 to May 3
SunFest! The ultimate art and music festival for all of Florida along the beautiful waterfront in West Palm Beach with more than 50 bands and music acts on 3 stages over 5 days. The Gold Backstage Pass is your ticket to being in with celebrities at SunFest – a backstage pass to every stage, with access to a private concierge tent, valet parking and more. Each year the event attracts more than 165,000 visitors. SunFest West Palm Beach takes place along West Palm Beach Intracoastal Waterway Flagler Drive from Banyan Boulevard to Lakeview Avenue. Year after year, the event is full of great live renown musicians, excellent gourmet offers, lots of gifts to buy and the excellent weather of our Sunshine State. This year, a variety of pop, modern and classic rock, and adult alternative makes up the lion’s share of the lineup. There’s less dance, hip-hop and country than in years past, Information Help Desk: 561-659-5980 or www.sunfest.com
The 6th Annual Fine Wines & Canines- 6pm to 8:30pm-Sample delicious cuisine from over 20 fine restaurants- The finest wines from select vineyards-Exciting Raffle Prizes- Enter your dog into “The Best Dressed Contest”- Live Entertainment by Tori Lynn and the Outpatients- Tickets are $30 in advance and $40 at the door-Purchase your tickets at www.PropelYourFuture.com or 561-955- 8553- Event held in Royal Palm Place at the Monument Piazza, at the corner of S. Federal Hwy. & SE Mizner Blvd.-Boca Raton- A Special Event to Benefit PROPEL: People Reaching Out To Provide Education and Leadership
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Chez Marie French Bistro-(formerly Mimosa’s)- – Located in the Polo Club Shoppes – 5030 Champion Blvd. #D3 – (next to Publix) -Boca Raton, FL 33496-For info: 561-997-0027 or www.ChezMarieFrenchBistro.com
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“Gyro Room”, NEW! A New Greek Restaurant in West Boca- 10% OFF- See Below-Features homemade recipes from authentic Greek and Mediterranean roots, prepared made-to-order, with the freshest ingredients and imported spices, and in healthy portions. The menu offers tasty pita sandwiches, salads and combo platters; there’s even a “create-your-plate” option for adventurous palates who like to select their own ingredients. Gyro Room is bringing a taste of Greece to Boca! The location is: 20449 State Road 7, Suite A2, Boca 33498- (In West Boca’s Mission Bay Plaza just a few stores down from LA Fitness). Check out the restaurant at www.GyroRoom.com
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Eat-Scene in West Palm Beach
Eat-Scene is a combination gourmet market / restaurant area at the corner of Quadrille Boulevard and Fern Street. The brainchild of long-time Florida resident, Tony Solo, Eat-Scene is described as being loosely based on such similar venues as New York’s Eataly and Seattle’s Pike’s Market. There will be 20 or so different independently owned businesses under the Eat-Scene roof, from purveyors of produce, meat and seafood to gourmet spices, chocolates and baked good, along with four different “micro eateries,” a deli and an outdoor beer garden.The idea, according to Eat-Scene’s website, is to create a “market culture for wine and food enthusiasts” and a “social venue that appeals to all your senses.” Located at: 501 Fern St, West Palm Beach, FL 33401-Info; 561-275-1550 or www.eatscene.com
BOCA RATON: Tilted Kilt, Farmhouse Kitchen (formerly Table 42) in Royal Palm Place in Boca-Trader Joe’s, Sapphire Indian Cuisine, M.E.A.T. Eatery & Taproom (980 N. Federal Hwy.), La Nouvelle Maison, Sicilian Oven, Havana Nights Cigar Lounge in Royal Palm Place, Basilic Vietnamese Grill (200 S. Federal Hwy), Slice of Provence (205 SE 1st Avenue), Shrimp House (Town Center) , Burger House, Piattini (formerly Caruso) in Royal Palm Place; True -At 147 SE 1st Avenue; Waterstone Grill (and Boca Landing-in the former Bridge Hotel), Brooklyn Water Bagel, Another Broken Egg Cafe, El Jefe Luchador, House of the Dog (formerly Boardwalk Burger) , Ichiyami Buffet & Sushi, Apura Juicery & Coffeehouse (on Powerline & Palmetto); BOYNTON BEACH: Sage Wine Bar; DELRAY BEACH: Apiero; Rocco’s .-; BOYNTON BEACH: The Brass Tap CORAL SPRINGS: Nick’s New Haven Pizza, The Cook and the Cork, Taste Buds of India DEERFIELD BEACH: Katz’s Deli; Osteria Sapori (formerly Angelo’s Station House) in the Cove; DELRAY BEACH: Apeiro, Vintage Tap, Taverna Opa (on Atlantic Ave.), Tap Beer (Delray Marketplace) ; FT. LAUDERDALE: Fresh First, Giraffas Brazilian Kitchen, Bull Market, Sushi Song, Canale, The Keg on Sixth, Beauty and the Feast, Ocean Market Grille; LAKE WORTH: The Island N. PALM BEACH: Barolo Ristorante PALM BEACH GARDENS: The Cooper PEMBROKE PINES: Mikan Japanese Restaurant, Ruchi Indian Restaurant, Antonio’s Pizza & Italian Restaurant, Havana 1957 CubanCuisine POMPANO BEACH: The Gyro Joint, Burgers & Suds SUNRISE: Zinburger Wine & Burger, Chatime WELLINGTON: Trader Joe’s, Red Robbin WEST PALM BEACH: 100 Montaditos, Copper Blues Rock Pub & Kitchen, BJ’s Restaurant and Brew House, Buffalo Wild Wings, 100 Montaditos, Subculture Coffee WILTON MANORS: Mind Your Manors
BOCA RATON: Moonshine Molly’s, Boca Diner on Federal Hwy, after 23 years; Table 42 (now Farmhouse Kitchen)-Bistro Gastronomie; Fork & Knife at 99 SE Mizner Blvd., Red The Steakhouse, Segreto Restaurant ; Yoko-San Japanese Steakhouse; DELRAY BEACH: Deluxe; FORT LAUDERDALE: Canale Restaurant and Bar, The Dubliner, Mancini Modern Italian, Lauderdale Grill, Egmondt Bakery; DEERFIELD BEACH: Angelo’s Station House in The Cove; DELRAY BEACH: Prime on Atlantic Avenue, The Greek Bistro at 1832 Federal Hwy. ;WEST PALM BEACH: Brewzzi’s at City Place, Barrel & Grain, Top of the Point
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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Muddy’s–Food and drink specials all day on Tuesday, March 17!
Monday Special: Get a FREE DRINK of your choice when you wear a Muddy’s T-shirt (on Mondays only); Enjoy 19 HD TV’s with Football Specials on Saturday and Sunday – Never miss a Hockey game at Muddy’s ( We have the NHL Hockey Package which shows locally televised games on regional sports networks and over-the-air stations!) Live Karaoke Thursday evenings from 8pm till ?
P.S. Happy Hour EVERY Day from 4pm to 7pm with 1/2 price select cocktails and house wine-Home of the .69 cents raw clams and oysters!
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I JUST “ADOPTED” a wild dolphin–His name is “Wonder”- I received a “Certificate of Adoption”, a brief life history and color photograph of my dolphin–and a hard copy of the book “An Ocean of Inspiration”–The John Olguin Story. Each dolphin has its own Facebook page (and there are 300 yet to be adopted.) All this for only $30 + $5 for shipping in the U.S. ( Or, perhaps, just get a copy of this wonderful book for $15 + $3 for shipping in the U.S. ) This makes a gift that truly supports a great cause. (Note: You will be helping a dolphin scientist with further exploration, observation and research to help preserve these special mammals. Support the Palm Beach Dolphin Project- For info: firstname.lastname@example.org or 561-762-6473 Click here to watch this video of a dolphin show- CLICK HERE Note By Scientist, Explorer, Author, Dolphin Researcher-Dr. Stefan Harzan: If you have an opportunity to swim with dolphins…why not do it in the open ocean? There, the dolphins may stay close or have the freedom to swim away. It is so much better, because we meet them on their terms.
HAVE YOU EVER BEEN TO OUR NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE? (It’s RIGHT HERE IN BOYNTON BEACH!)
ARTHUR R. MARSHALL LOXAHATCHEE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE
Hiking, Guided Bird, Butterfly and Wildflower Walks, Early Morning Bird Walks on the Marsh Trail, Early Morning Bird Watch and Walk – Fly Out, Swamp Strolls, Roving Naturalist on Cypress Swamp Boardwalk or Marsh Trail, Tram Tours of the Marsh, Guided Canoe Trips, Full Moon Guided Canoe Trips, Annual Photography Contest, Annual Juried Art Contest – Loxahatchee Visions, Friends and Family Spring Fling Folk Music Festival, monthly meeting of the Sierra Club Loxahatchee Group (featuring speakers, group kayak or canoe outings)
The Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge preserves a portion of the once vast northern Everglades. It provides habitat and protection for endangered wildlife such as the snail kite and the wood stork and the formerly endangered American alligator.
The main entrance and Visitor Center are located at: 10216 Lee Road – Boynton Beach, FL 33473 It is 2 miles south of Boynton Beach Boulevard, west off US 441/SR7. Contact: 561-734-8303 or more info: CLICK HERE
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