Whatcha Getting Into This Weekend?

Whatcha Getting Into This Weekend?

Love will be in the air this this Valentine’s Day weekend and we all want to spend a memorable day with our loved ones. Here’s a couple things to get into.

Guess which funny celeb is performing live this weekend at the Palm Beach Improv: Pauly Shore! Shore is performing from Thursday through Sunday, which is Valentine’s Day fellas and a night full of laughs together is definitely a great time. He was born into a life of comedy and has made a name for himself for his attention-grabbing comedic talents. He rose to fame in the 1990’s with starring roles in popular film comedies, acting-up as MTV “VJ” and show host, and performing his stand-up at national comedy clubs, including legendary venue The Comedy Store –where Pauly continues to work and perform. Tickets are $22. You must be 18 & over and there is a two drink minimum. For more info and to purchase tickets, click here.

Before that, come to the Valentine’s Day Brunch at Copper Blues Rock Pub & Kitchen at 11 with live music starting at noon.

And/or you can check out the Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe at Brio Tuscan Grille.

If you spend $100 or more at the CityPlace Shops, you can pick up a $10 gift card to Victoria’s Secret ;).

Whatcha Getting Into This Week?

If you’re into the classic soulful sounds of Motown, then you’re in for a treat on Tuesday as Motown the Musical is coming to the Kravis Center. It’s the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey to heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more. Performances start on February 9th and last until the 14th. Tickets start at $27. Fore more info, check here.

Also at the Kravis Center is PostSecret: The Show on Wednesday and Thursday about this thing we call life. PostSecret: The Show is a visual, auditory and emotional journey through the beauty and complication of life. With projected images and video, three actors guide the audience through a narrative of the stories sourced from over a million anonymous and artful secrets mailed on postcards to artist, curator and internet phenomenon Frank Warren, making PostSecret.com one of the world’s top blogs. This candid presentation reveals that you are not alone. Tickets are $30.  Check here for more info.

And then it’s time for Art After Dark’s 75th Birthday on Thursday at 5! Visit for some fun, eclectic programming including: music of all genres, conversations with curators, docent-led tours, art activities, film, dance, wine-tastings, chef demos, and more. All activities and performances are included with admission. Admission: Adult: $12. Students: $5. Members and children 12 and under free. For more information visit here.

DNA Grassy Waters Field Trip

DNA Grassy Waters Field Trip

Come discover one of the best kept secrets in West Palm Beach and spend the day enjoying nature in the beautiful Grassy Waters Preserve on Saturday from 10:30 am-2:30 pm. Transportation, admission, and tours are FREE and guests are welcome.

Grassy Waters Preserve is a 23 square mile wetlands ecosystem that serves as the freshwater supply for the City of West Palm Beach. Located about 20 minutes outside downtown at 8264 Northlake Blvd, Grassy Waters is a mosaic of wetlands, tree islands, and forested hammocks.

The trip will feature:
• Trail hiking on boardwalk and natural trails
• Canoe trips
• Guided marsh walks including birding
You could see storks, eagles, great blue herons, and white – tailed deer… maybe even a gator!

There will be a free bus to take us there, or you can drive your own car (directions here). The bus will pick everyone up at the Mandel Library on Clematis at 10:30 am on Saturday. Please RSVP if you are taking the bus so that we can plan appropriately.

A delicious lunchbox prepared by Ganache will be available for $5 (pay at the event). Please order your lunch with your RSVP and we will have it ready for you. Also, we recommend wearing closed toe shoes and bringing sunscreen and bug spray. Bikes are allowed but dogs are not.

Palm Beach Philanthropy Tank Finalists Announced

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Introduced in October last year, the Palm Beach Philanthropy Tank offers an exciting new challenge to local middle and high school students: an opportunity to create and implement innovative solutions to community issues and social problems in Palm Beach County. We did a little write-up about the challenge around that time, and we’re excited to share that the finalists have been named! More than 35 submissions were received and evaluated for a chance to receive up to $15,000 for their idea, and will be mentored by the contributing philanthropist for the year that follows the event.

The finalists, listed in alphabetical order by school, are:
• Atlantic High School: Krishna Madala and Neeharika Madala
• The Benjamin School: Madeline Caruso
• Dreyfoos School of the Arts: Sage Albert and Ally Reeves
• Glades Central High School: Je’Cynthia Nonar
• Grandview Preparatory School: Katherine Berlatsky, Andrea Lacher, Caitlen Macias, Sigi Macias, Eva Oliveri, Sydney Sloan
• Rosarian Academy: Meredith Anderson, Gemma Conroy, Bella Vega-Dadurian, Hope Diffenderfer, Devyn Dyett, Gabriela Faber, Jack Fields, Isabella Fiorentino, Marlowe Flom, Liam Groth, Bettina Johnston, Sofia Mendez, Drew O’Brien, Thomas Raymond, Jack Shepherd
• Royal Palm Beach Community High School: Jaslyn Dominique
• St. Andrew’s School: Sabrina Tesalona
• Wellington High School: Daniel Clein

Congratulations to each finalist for their hard work! We’re excited to see their ideas.

Celebrate the New

Celebrate the New

West Palm Beach has some new toys to get excited about with a couple of cool new openings coming to town on Thursday.

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Starting at 11 in the morning, The Musical Swings, a free, interactive public installation and experience will make its first East Coast debut in Downtown West Palm Beach. The enormous interactive instrument plays when the swings are in use. The Musical Swings was created by internationally renowned studio Daily tous les jours. The temporary installation will be available to the public starting Thursday, February 4 through Sunday, March 6.

After reminiscing over you childhood and feeling nostalgic, head over to Burger and Beer Joint as they celebrate their grand opening at CityPlace and grub on some COMPLIMENTARY 6 oz. patties if you’re one of the first 1,000 guests! It’s never too early for some delicious burgers, but in case your stomach is not up for it at the 11 am start, just come later. You’re welcome to attend the Burger and Beer Bash from 6-9 for live entertainment, cocktails, 10lb mother burger reveal and a raffle benefitting the Dream Ride and Pet Haven Rescue. Advance RSVP is required for the Burger & Beer Bash. For more info, call (561)750-3500.

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