The City of West Palm Beach is continuing its commitment to preserving open space and sustainability with the dedication of Gateway Park, a new 2 acre park located in the City’s downtown. Appropriately named because of its location at a main entryway to the City, Gateway Park and the public art it contains were paid […]
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 […]
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 […]
When: Saturday, October 10, 2009, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Where: Gaines Park, 1501 N. Australian Avenue, WPB The City of West Palm Beach will be hosting a FREE youth baseball clinic at Gaines Park, located at 1501 N.Australian Avenue, on Saturday, October 10, 2009, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The clinic is […]
On Saturday, August 29, 2009 from 8:00 to 11:00 AM. join us for a morning of lake cleanup and weeding at Elders’ Cove in Dreher Park in West Palm Beach! As part of the International Coastal Cleanup under the direction of Keep Palm Beach County Beautiful, we will be cleaning up the two northern lakes. […]
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 […]
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 […]
The City of West Palm Beach Department of Parks and Recreation is holding an overnight camp out at Jonathan Dickinson State Park for children ages 8-12. We will depart from South Olive Community Center at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 21 and return at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 22. Children will be able to […]
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 […]
WEST PALM BEACH, FL – Access to the palm Beach Zoo and South Florida Science Museum became easier today, when Mayor Lois Frankel cut the ribbon on a new access road into Dreher park off of Southern Boulevard. Mayor Frankel was joined by City Commissioner Molly Douglas, Dr. Terry Maple, CEO of the Palm Beach […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
(Thursday, April 3, 2008) The City of West Palm Beach is continuing its commitment to protecting the environment and beautifying the city by completing the replacement of more than 350 trees that had been damaged or destroyed by recent hurricanes. A total of 358 trees were replaced, all of which suffered damage during hurricanes Francis […]
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 […]
(Thursday, March 13, 2008) The National Arbor Day Foundation has recognized the City of West Palm Beach as a “Tree City USA,” honoring the City’s commitment to planting and preserving trees as part of an ongoing community forestry program. This marks the seventeenth year the City of West Palm Beach has received this national recognition. […]
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 […]
(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 […]
Thursday, November 15, 2007 at 1:00 P.M. Pavilion next to the northernmost lake in Dreher Park, West Palm Beach. The City of West Palm Beach’s Dreher Park will be getting some improvements thanks to the work of the Friends of Elders Cove, a group that will be restoring parts of the hurricane-damaged park. The group […]
What: Hundreds Expected for Teen Career Day and Job Fair. When: Thursday, November 1, 2007, from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Where: Northwood Youth Empowerment Center, 723 39th Street, WPB. (10/29/07) Hundreds of teenagers are expected to attend a community career day and job fair at the City of West Palm Beach’s Northwood Youth Empowerment […]
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 […]
09/05/07 – The City of West Palm Beach’s Howard Park Tennis Center will be closed for improvements from Monday, September 10, 2007 through Monday, September 17, 2007. The courts we re-open on Tuesday, September 18, 2007. The tennis center will be closed because the courts are being resurfaced.
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.
05/16/07 – Kids looking to challenge themselves and have a great time will be running, swimming, and biking as part of the upcoming “FitKids” Triathlon at Gaines Park, located at 1501 North Australian Avenue. The event begins at 8:30 A.M. on Sunday, May 20, 2007.
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.
05/04/07 – Guests of Grassy Waters Preserve can enjoy a four-part dance performance by the Demetrius Klein Dance Company as part of the “Dance in Nature” project on Sunday, May 6, 2007 at 5:00 P.M. at the Grassy Waters north side pavilion.
The City of West Palm Beach’s Grassy Waters Preserve will host one of a series of “Dry Marsh Hikes” on Saturday, April 28, 2007 at 10:30 A.M. at the Grassy Waters Preserve south side nature center, located at 8264 Northlake Boulevard.
03/28/07 – City of West Palm Beach Mayor Lois J. Frankel will join City Commissioners, City staff members, and concerned residents on a bus tour of the Coleman Park area on Saturday, March 31, 2007 from 10:00 A.M. to Noon. The bus tour will begin at the Coleman Park Community Center, located at 1116 21st Street, […]