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Tuesday, February 5,2013

Calendar of Events

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Florida Science Museum Sat. Feb 2, 2013 West Palm Beach The South Florida Science Museum will unveil its newest permanent exhibit, Science on a Sphere(SOS). SOS is a 6 ft. suspended globe with the ability to project real-time and historical planetary data. More than 300 data sets will be available to teach students of all ages. Viewers can watch 500 years of changing climate, the 9-month trek of a juvenile loggerhead turtle, or travel back to the time when the Earth’s continents were one large land mass. The exhibit will be on permanent display and is included in the Museum admission. Museum admission is: adults $11.95; seniors 62 $10.50; and children ages three-12 $8.95, children under three years and Museum members are free. For more information about the South Florida Science Museum and the new Science on a Sphere exhibit, please call 561-832-1988 or visit

The Delray Beach Garlic Fest Feb 8, 9, 10 Delray Beach The Delray Beach Garlic Fest strives to be the premier food and entertainment event in South Florida. The event is dedicated to exploring the numerous health and culinary possibilities of garlic. Countless recipes and unique dishes have been created by professional chefs in the Garlic Chef cooking competition and by our Gourmet Alley concessionaires including Garlic Ice Cream, Argentinian Garlic BBQ and Garlic Fest crab cakes .The Garlic Fest has been featured on the Food Network and in countless national newspapers and magazines. Now in its fourteenth year, the Delray Beach Garlic has become an institution in Palm Beach County and is affectionately named “The Best Stinkin’ Party in Town.”

Everglades Day Festival Feb 9 Boynton Beach Everglades Day Festival and eco-adventure is dedicated to having fun while learning. The Everglades, an ecosystem like no other, is ready for you to explore. This free event will answer questions and possibly entice you to ask more about “Glade” creatures, archeology, history and more. 10216 Lee Road

The Zonta Club of Boca Raton Feb 13 Boca Raton The Zonta Club of Boca Raton, a worldwide organization of women in business and the professions who work together to advance the status of women. Zonta meets monthly on the second Wednesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. for dinner at; The Holiday Inn2809 South Ocean Blvd. Highland Beach. For information, call Kathe Koch, 561

482-1013 or e-mail,

Town Hall Talk: “From Hard Times to Hard Rock Feb 13 Boca Raton Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum presents Town Hall Talk: “From Hard Times to Hard Rock: Seminole Art, History & Culture” Ethnohistorian Patsy West will discuss her newest book “Seminole and Miccosukee Tribes of Southern Florida,” from the Postcard History Series, Arcadia Publishing (2012). Ms. West is the guest curator of the BRHS&M current exhibition entitled “Native Floridians: Seminole and Miccosukee Art and Culture” on view at the Boca Raton History Museum through June 28, 2013. Non-members $5; BRHS members free. Reservations required. For more information, contact Susan Gillis 561-395-6766 ext 101, or visit www. 71 North Federal Highway. Sponsored by Madelyn Savarick & Chapin, Ballerano & Cheslack P.A.

ArtiGras Fine Arts Festival Feb 16-18, Jupiter The 28th annual ArtiGras Fine Arts Festival, presented by Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, is an outdoor arts event showcasing a juried exhibition of outstanding fine art and featuring activities which include live entertainment, artist demonstrations, interactive art activities for all ages and a youth art competition.

Listed as one of the top 50 festivals in the country, ArtiGras 2013 expects more than 275 artists and 125,000 guests over the three-day holiday weekend. Feb. 16th & 17th 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Feb. 18th 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Abacoa Town Center Jupiter. Tickets are $6 in advance and $10 at the gate. For information contact the Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce at (561) 748-3946 or visit www.

Sheryl Crow Feb 18 Kravis Center West Palm Beach, FL 08:00 PM

BACON FEST FLORIDA Feb 20 Seminole Coconut Creek 7:00 PM 2013 BaconFest Florida Seminole Coconut Creek Casino. 5550 NW 40th St. Coconut Creek, FL 33073 (954) 977-6700


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