Category Archives: Parks and Recreation

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 […]

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 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 […]

More than 100 Kids Volunteering at Grassy Waters Preserve

When: Wednesday, August 4, 2010, at 11:30 a.m. Where: Grassy Waters, 8264 Northlake Boulevard, WPB (details on location below) (08/03/10) More than 100 kids from across Florida, mostly 12-13 year olds, will spend their day volunteering at Grassy Waters Preserve on Wednesday, August 4, 2010, beginning at 11:30 a.m. The teens will be planting thousands […]

27th Annual Peanut Carnival

When: Friday, July 30, 10 AM – 2 PM Where: Gaines Park, 1501 N. Australian Ave. Join Mayor Lois Frankel and hundreds of kids as they participate in the most unique event in Palm Beach County…the 27th annual Peanut Carnival! The carnival celebrates the end of summer camp for 500 participants. The kids pay $1.00 […]

100 Local Kids Spend Spring Break Volunteering

When:  Wednesday, March 17, 2010, at 11:00 a.m. Where:  Grassy Waters Preserve, 8264 Northlake Boulevard (03/16/10)  One hundred teenagers from King’s Academy will be spending part of their Spring Break planting new trees, removing invasive plants and doing other volunteer work at Grassy Waters Preserve in the City of West Palm Beach. The kids will […]

WPB Fall Flea Market

When: Saturday, November 14, 2009 Time: 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.; set up at 6:30 a.m. Where: South Olive Community Center Event: Fall Flea Market Get rid of your old junk and find great deals at the South Olive Fall Flea Market being held on Saturday, November 14, 2009. Presented by the City of West […]

Free Beginning Skateboarding Classed in WPB

Where: Phipps Skate Park From: Chase Scott/West Palm Beach Public Information Officer When: Saturday November 14, 21, and 28, 2009 Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Event: Beginner Skaters The City of West Palm Beach Department of Parks and Recreation will be offering skateboarding classes for beginners between the ages of 6 and 12.  Classes […]

Grassy Waters Native Plant Sale

What:        Drought-proof your yard with native plants When:        Saturday, April 4, 2009 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Where:      Grassy Waters Preserve Everglades Pavilion, 8537 Northlake Blvd. (04/03/09)  You can make your yard more drought-tolerant, find out how to select the best Florida native plants for your home and browse beautiful landscape possibilities at the […]

West Palm Beach Battle of the Bands

Calling All Bands! The City of West Palm Beach Department of Parks and Recreation is holding a Battle of the Bands at South Olive Community Center. The event will take place on Saturday, April 18, 2009 from 4:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. The deadline for band applications and demos is March 31. Band members must […]

Teens from Youth Center Producing Training Video

When:  Saturday, February 21, 2009 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Where:  937 Bradley Court; PB County Jail (02/20/09)  Students from the City’s Youth Empowerment Center are producing a training video for area law enforcement and will be conducting video shoots throughout the day on Saturday, February 21, 2009.  The teens will be shooting video […]

Kids from Pleasant City – Have their Cake and Make it too!

Kids Take Part in Preparations for 17th Annual Share-A-Supper Thanksgiving Dinner WHO:      Kids from the Pleasant City Community Center along with Chef David Pantone and Students at the Florida Culinary Institute and Mayor Lois Frankel WHAT:    Cupcake Making Lesson – Florida Culinary Institute will be hosting kids from the Pleasant City Community Center for […]