Category Archives: Parks and Recreation

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 […]

City calling all tennis lovers to watch free tournament

 The City of West Palm Beach is calling all tennis lovers to come out and enjoy the 70th annual South Florida Tennis Championships beginning Wednesday, February 6, 2008 at the South Olive Tennis Center.  The tournament runs through Saturday, February 9th.  Matches begin daily at 9:00 a.m.  Spectators are welcome to come out and watch—free […]

Be a part of Pleasant City history

(01/23/08)  The community is encouraged to be a part of Pleasant City’s history at a workshop on Saturday, January 26th, 2008 from 10:00 a.m. to noon at the Pleasant City Multi-Cultural Center, located at 501 21st Street in West Palm Beach. Residents are invited to come map historic sites, hear some of the area’s history […]

Grassy Waters Preserve hosts “green-themed” trick-or-treating

Grassy Waters Preserve will become “Grassworts” for a night of educational enchantment as the nature center hosts “Monsters in the Marsh” on Wednesday, October 24, 2007 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at 8264 Northlake Blvd. Children are encouraged to wear costumes and learn the magic of being a “green wizard” as they trick-or-treat along […]

City Continues Restoring Wilderness Park

June 19, 2007 – City workers are continuing renovations and upgrades to Apoxee (pronounced uh-po-ee) Park, a wilderness area set aside for preservation, environmental education, and public enjoyment.  City crews have been treating and eradicating more than 75 acres of invasive and damaging vegetation, helping restore the park’s natural ecosystem.

Wonder of Water Tour

05/10/07 – There are still a limited number of spaces available on the fascinating “Wonder of Water” tour to be held this Saturday, May 12, 2007, beginning at 9:00 A.M.  This free tour of the City’s water system begins at the Grassy Waters Preserve South Side Nature Center, located at 8537 Northlake Boulevard.