Category Archives: Parks and Recreation

Fruits, Veggies, & Democracy! Register to Vote @ The Green Market This Saturday

Make Sure Your Voice Is Heard This March! Time is Running Out! You Can Register at the WPB Green Market!   (West Palm Beach, FL) – Have you registered to vote in next month’s City of West Palm Beach election? If you haven’t, you’re almost out of time!  The deadline to register is Monday, February […]

Hey Mr. Demille, West Palm Beach is Ready for its Close-up!

Did you catch West Palm Beach’s debut on the hit NBC show “The Voice”? (West Palm Beach, FL) – Local favorite and NBC reality show contestant Cassadee Pope made a special guest appearance at West Palm Beach’s weekly Clematis By Night event, and together with Mayor Jeri Muoio helped flip the switch on our record-setting […]

Click Here for a Chance to Meet Cassadee Pope

SHE JUST MADE THE FINAL FOUR…AND YOU CAN BE AMONG THE FIRST TO CONGRATULATE HER! Cassadee Pope,  West Palm Beach’s rising star and contestant on NBC’s “The Voice” is coming home! This Thursday…YES THIS THURSDAY, 12/6… Cassadee will be the star attraction at the City of West Palm Beach’s weekly Clematis By Night celebration on […]

Annual Share-a-Super to Feed 1,000 Families Holiday Dinner

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 4:30pm – 6:30pm Pleasant City Recreation Center, 500 22nd Street; West Palm Beach (West Palm Beach, FL) – The City of West Palm Beach is proud to announce the 21st annual Share-A-Supper Thanksgiving Dinner scheduled for Tuesday, November 20, 2012, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. This event, produced in partnership with the Lincoln […]

New Program Across WPB Marks America Recycles Day

Program helps kick off America Recycles Day Come out to the November 30th Northwood Art and Wine Promenade to Check Out the New Program   (West Palm Beach, FL) – Residents across West Palm Beach now have some new options when they recycle.  It’s all part of marking today, November 15th, as America Recycles Day. […]

Need a Place for the Kids on Election Day? Try WPB’s Camp “TGNS!”

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND…   If you’re a parent who needs somewhere to keep your kids busy on Election Day, look no further than the West Palm Beach Department of Parks and Recreation!   The City of West Palm Beach is reopening Camp “TGNS” (Thank Goodness No School!) for children who have the day off […]

Moonfest details and site map

On Saturday, October 27, 2012 downtown West Palm Beach will host the annual Moonfest event. There have been several changes to the event this year regarding access and age requirements. Make sure you have the latest info on Moonfest.  Listen to today’s news conference:     Below is a link to a map of the […]

International honors for WPB City community events

4th on Flagler wins several awards in a world-wide INTERNATIONAL competition WPB GreenMarket receives international honors West Palm Beach (October 1, 2012) – When it comes to putting on events for the public, no one does it better than the West Palm Beach Community Events Division! The City of West Palm Beach has received nine…YES […]

4th on Flagler 2012: ‘This 4th was made for you & me’

Event to feature military salute, 640-lb. cheese sculpture of Mount Rushmore, “face-in-hole” photo opps of famous moments, live music and Pops of Patriotism leading up to event West Palm Beach will host its annual free Independence Day celebration – 4th on Flagler – on July 4, 2012, from 5 p.m. to 10 pm. on the […]

Festive Facebook App promotes 4th on Flagler

Real “photo boards” will be featured throughout the Downtown and the Waterfront area The City of West Palm Beach has launched a fun, festive Facebook application to promote 4th on Flagler, the city’s free Independence Day celebration on July 4, 2012, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.,  which allows fans to place an image of […]

Great American Cleanup Saturday – WPB Locations

What: Great American Cleanup Saturday – West Palm Beach Sites When: Saturday, April 21, 2012 various times Where: Various locations West Palm Beach is turning out in great numbers this Saturday to support the Great American Cleanup as part of an effort coordinated by Keep Palm Beach County Beautiful, Inc. City employees from the office […]

The Great American Clean Up

The City of West Palm Beach, The Solid Waste Authority, Roosevelt Estates South Homeowners Association, And Keep Palm Beach County Beautiful present THE GREAT AMERICAN CLEAN UP April 21 , 2012  8 a.m. – noon in the ROOSEVELT ESTATES SOUTH NEIGHBORHOOD VOLUNTEERS – Join Us! Join millions of volunteers of all ages across America taking […]

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 […]

Stunning Venues Available to Host your Wedding, Reception, & More

The Lake Pavilion and the Mary V. McDonald Wilson Center Host your Wedding, Reception, Bridal or Baby Shower, and much more. Mary V. McDonald Wilson Center Rental Information: Click Here Rental Application: Click Here Phone: 561.804.4960 Lake Pavilion Rental Information and Application: Click Here Phone: 561.822.1517

City and FPL Lights Coleman Park Neighborhood

The City of West Palm Beach and Florida Power and Light will provide street lighting to targeted areas of Coleman Park. Following meetings with neighborhood leaders, city staff developed a lighting plan consistent with the improvement plan and revitalization of the historic area. New lighting will be installed and some existing lighting will be moved […]

Relocation of Summer Camp Children due to Electrical Fire

An electrical fire as a result of a lightening strike has prompted a shutdown of power at Gaines Park in West Palm Beach. Children attending summer camp at Gaines Park are being relocated to the Pleasant City Community Center at 500 22nd Street. Parents should pick up their children at the Pleasant City facility at […]

West Palm Beach Summer Camp Programs

City of West Palm Beach Parks and Recreation Summer begins on Monday. Below are some Summer Sports offerings for the Week of June 6 – 10! What are your children doing? Consider registering them for one of our fantastic camps! BASKETBALL CAMP Ages: Itty Bitty 4 – 6 / All-Star 7 – 13 Date: June […]

Top Dog Competition: This Saturday, April 2nd

Hosted by the City of West Palm Beach Department of Parks and Recreation When: April 2, 2011 Noon – 3:00 p.m. Where: Dreher Park South Dog Park 1301 Summit Blvd, WPB Come early to visit vendor booths for all your pet needs. Children’s arts and crafts on site. Prizes will be awarded in 3 weight […]

Massive one day community ‘Build a Playground” project this Saturday in West Palm Beach

Designed by kids, Built by Volunteers in a single massive one day community effort Funds and support provided by Kaboom, National PAL, PNC Bank What: COMMUNITY TO BUILD PLAYGROUND IN ONE DAY When: Saturday, February 12 8:30AM-3:00PM Where: Police Athletic League West Palm Beach, 720 Tamarind Ave. Join Mayor Lois Frankel, the West Palm Beach […]

City of West Palm Beach Pleasant City Urban Renewal

The City of West Palm Beach is helping to bring about inner city urban renewal by streetscaping Pleasant City streets. Beginning today at 10AM at  542 19th Street and 603 22nd Street the city will plant trees at renovated housing authority properties. A total of 65 trees will be donated over the coming months as […]

City Kicks Off Infrastructure Improvement, Bike Path Extension

When: Tuesday, November 30, 2010, at 10:30 a.m. Where: North Flagler Drive just north of Currie Park (11/29/10) City of West Palm Beach officials and neighborhood leaders will kick off a $3.7 million improvement project at a special groundbreaking ceremony at North Flagler Drive just north of Currie Park on Tuesday, November 30, 2010, at […]