Category Archives: Newsletter

Spring 2012 Schedule Announced for Screen on the Green

Screen on the Green, the popular West Palm Beach monthly event where a family friendly film is shown for FREE on a big screen under the stars, has announced its spring 2012 line-up. Films are shown on the second Friday of each month from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. on the Waterfront Commons Great Lawn. […]

GreenMarket Kicks off first-ever Summer “Thyme” Season on May 23

Summer season will be held weekly on Wednesday nights May 23 through Sept. 19  The City of West Palm Beach announced today that its popular GreenMarket, located on the Waterfront Commons Great Lawn, will host its first and highly anticipated summer season from May 23, 2012 to September 19, 2012. The GreenMarket will be “Fresh […]

Currie Park Fishing Pier and Boat Ramp Improvements

When:     Monday, March 19, 2012 City Commission meeting Where:      Currie Park, 2300 block Flagler Drive Contact:    Christine Thrower, Parks and Recreation Director, 561-644-0623 Faced with a reduced capital budget and dwindling resources, the City of West Palm Beach is hoping the Florida Inland Navigation District (F.I.N.D.) can help improve one of the few […]

Southern Blvd Resurfacing Project Open House Wed. Jan. 11, 2012

On Wednesday, January 11, 2012, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will host an informational Open House for the resurfacing project on Southern Boulevard/ State Road 80, from Parker Avenue to just west of Washington Road, in the City of West Palm Beach. The Open House will be held from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. […]

Summer Academy @ your City Library

Event: Summer Academy @ your City Library! When: June 20, 2011 – July 28, 2011 Where: West Palm Beach Public Library ________________________________________________________________________ The Summer Academy At Your City Library Is In Session! Did you know that in the summer, kids can lose 20 to 30 percent of what they learned during the prior school year? […]

West Palm Beach City Administrator Honored with Prestigious Award

West Palm Beach City Administrator Edward Mitchell has been selected by the Florida City and County Management Association as the recipient of the 2011 “Michael J. Roberto Award for Career Development.” This prestigious recognition is awarded to an FCCMA member who has made a significant contribution to the development of new talent in professional local […]

West Palm Beach Mayor Lois Frankel Final State of the City Address

When: Wednesday, Jan.19, 2011 7:30 AM Where: Palm Beach County Convention Center – Main Ballroom West Palm Beach Mayor Lois Frankel will be addressing 800 of Palm Beach County’s movers and shakers Wednesday morning at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. This sold out event will be the Mayor’s last State of the City address. […]

$3,600 Raised in Northwood Village for Florence De George Boys and Girls Club and 37 Holiday Trees donated to local families

What: $3,600 Raised in Northwood Village for Florence De George Boys and Girls Club and 37 Holiday Trees donated to local families Who: West Palm Beach Community Redevelopment Agency, Northwood Village and Di Lemme Development Group In true holiday spirit, the West Palm Beach Community Redevelopment Agency organized a fundraiser during its monthly Art & […]

Give Thanks at the WPB GreenMarket “Cans for Cake” Food Drive this Saturday, November 20, 2010

The West Palm Beach GreenMarket invites the community to “Give Thanks”, a celebration commemorating its 16th season, on November 20, 2010.  In the holiday spirit of sharing with those less fortunate, GreenMarket patrons are encouraged to bring a canned food donation to support “Cans for Cake”, a Thanksgiving food drive benefiting NewsChannel 5 WPTV’s “Food […]

City of West Palm Beach Thanksgiving Schedule

What:  City of West Palm Beach Thanksgiving Schedule When:  November 2010 All City of West Palm Beach offices, including City Hall and the Library, will be closed on Wednesday, November 24, Thursday, November 25, and Friday, November 26, 2010 in observance of Thanksgiving. PLEASE NOTE:  There will NOT be any collection of residential garbage or […]

WPB GreenMarket Special Promotion – “Give Thanks”

WHAT: The WPB GreenMarket Special Promotion “Give Thanks” – Celebrating 16 Fresh Years “Cans For Cake” – Food For Families Food Drive Donate canned goods for a free cupcake Plus Fall Festivities* WHEN: Sat., Nov 20th – 8am to 1pm WHERE: Waterfront Commons – Downtown WPB WHY: Thanksgiving Food Drive Collection and Fall Festivities* WHO: […]

City of West Palm Beach Veterans Day Schedule (NO Garbage Pickup)

What: City of West Palm Beach Veterans Day Schedule When: Thursday, November 11, 2010 All City of West Palm Beach offices, including City Hall and the Library, will be closed on Thursday, November 11, 2010, in observance of Veterans Day. PLEASE NOTE: There will NOT be any collection of residential garbage or yard waste or […]

International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA) Recognizes Clematis by Night Enhancements with Multiple Top Honors

West Palm Beach, FL- The International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA) paid tribute to the Clematis by Night – produced by the City of West Palm Beach Parks and Recreation Department/Division of Community Events on September 15th, 2010, during the IFEA/Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards Ceremony held at the IFEA’s 55th Annual Convention & Expo. […]

West Palm Beach Veterans Day Parade and Event

What: Veterans Day Parade and Event When: Sunday November 7, 2 PM Where: Clematis Street and on the Waterfront Veterans Day Parade on Clematis Street – starts at 2:00 PM and heads down Clematis to the Great Lawn (on Clematis St. from Tamarind Ave to North Flagler Dr. and City Commons). The Parade will run […]

Free Art & Wine Promenade in Northwood Village

What: Free Art & Wine Promenade in Northwood Village When: Friday, November 12, 2010 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Where: 400 – 500 blocks of Northwood Road in Northwood Village Who: Produced by the West Palm Beach Community Redevelopment Agency and Northwood Village Merchant Association The stylish, creative and eclectic people of Northwood Village open […]

The Biggest Yearly Halloween Contest – Thursday at Clematis by Night

THE BIGGEST HALLOWEEN CONTEST AT CLEMATIS BY FRIGHT On Thursday October 28th the city will  host the most popular Halloween Contest in Palm Beach County at Clematis By Fright. This yearly FREE Halloween event will feature costume contests with the adult winner receiving a Sony LCD TV and children’s winner an ipod. National Recording Artists […]

This Saturday – FREE West Palm Beach Anitque, Craft & Flea Market

COME TO THE FABULOUS AND FASHIONABLE WEST PALM BEACH ANTIQUE, CRAFT AND FLEA MARKET SATURDAY OCTOBER 30TH 9:00am-3:00pm MANY NEW VENDORS TO CHOOSE FROM Corner of Datura Street and Quadrille Boulevard in Downtown WPB FREE PARKING on Datura Street across from the market FREE ADMISSION

Moonfest 2010 Traffic and Parking Information

When: Saturday, October 30, 2010 Affected Area: Downtown West Palm Beach (10/27/10) West Palm Beach Police officers will be in place to help guide “Moonfest” traffic and ease congestion on Saturday, October 30, 2010. In order to avoid traffic on the Okeechobee corridor, motorists traveling to West Palm Beach on I-95 are advised to use […]

The City of West Palm Muck Monster and Halloween Events

Beginning this evening and for one week only, the Waterfront Pavilion transforms into an incredible interactive journey into the origin of the Muck Monster. From backwoods shacks to swampy lagoons, you’ll journey thru a terrifying legend that jumps to life right before your eyes. Visitors venture thru this elaborate recreated swamp and laboratory. Scientific staff, […]

33rd Street Infrastructure Improvements

When: Beginning Monday, October 25, 2010 Affected Area: 33rd Street at Broadway Due to improvements and upgrades taking place on 33rd Street, motorists should be aware that the intersection of 33rd Street and Broadway will be closed to through traffic beginning Monday, October 25, 2010. The intersection is expected to reopen no later than Wednesday, […]

City of West Palm Beach Veterans Day Schedule

When:  Thursday, November 11, 2010 All City of West Palm Beach offices, including City Hall and the Library, will be closed on Thursday, November 11, 2010, in observance of Veterans Day. PLEASE NOTE:  There will NOT be any collection of residential garbage or yard waste or commercial garbage cans on Thursday, November 11, 2010. Customers […]