Category Archives: Parks and Recreation

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 […]

Fun and Fairytales

When: Saturday, October 25, 2008 Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Where: South Olive Community Center The City of West Palm Beach Department of Parks and Recreation is presenting “Fun and Fairytales,” an event in which children will walk through a series of fairytale scenes, complete with costumed characters. There will also be a hayride […]

Haunted Hayride

When: Friday, October 24, 2008 Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: South Olive Community Center The City of West Palm Beach Department of Parks and Recreation is holding a Haunted Hayride at South Olive Community Center on Friday, October 24, 2008 from 7:00 – 9:30 pm.  Participants will be able to take a scary […]

City Youth Center Cutting Crime, Helping Teens

What:  Report Issued on Success of City’s Youth Empowerment Center When:  Tuesday, April 22, 2008 at 3:00 p.m. Where:  Palm Beach County Commission Chambers. (04/21/08)  A report written by Florida State University evaluating the West Palm Beach Youth Empowerment Center and Palm Beach County’s Youth Violence Prevention Project will be issued at a Palm Beach […]

Popular Native Plant Sale this weekend!

What:  Drought-proof your yard with native plants When:  Saturday, April 5, 2008 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Where: Grassy Waters Preserve Everglades Pavilion, 8537 Northlake Blvd. (04/04/08)  Learn how to make your yard more drought tolerant, find out how to select the best Florida native plants for your home and browse beautiful landscape possibilities […]

City partners with Palm Beach Atlantic to bring life to Hillcrest area

What:  City partners with Palm Beach Atlantic to bring life to Hillcrest area. When:  Friday, April 4, 2008 at 3:00 p.m. Where:  Off Parker Avenue between Belvedere Rd. and Southern Blvd. (04/02/08)  City of West Palm Beach Mayor Lois J. Frankel and City leaders will join Palm Beach Atlantic leaders at a groundbreaking for the […]