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Chemical Concoctions

Chemical Concoctions

November 9, 2019
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Lake Worth Beach, FL

Come join us for a scientific adventure. Each family will have the opportunity to make their own polymer (squishy soap!) while conducting experiments that reinforce chemistry concepts of atoms, density and changes in states of matter.


Kid’s Corner: Sea Turtle Fun

Kid’s Corner: Sea Turtle Fun

October 12, 2019
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Lake Worth Beach, FL

Sea turtles are important animals in our ecosystem and it is important to keep them safe and healthy. Join Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) staff as we guide children through the process of rescuing, rehabilitating and releasing an injured sea turtle — just like we do at the Sea Turtle Hospital at LMC! This program is for all ages and will include art making!


Art Adventures! Family Storytime and Art Fun

Art Adventures! Family Storytime and Art Fun

September 14, 2019
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Lake Worth Beach, FL

Join us for a story from “The Awesome Adventures of Annie V.,” which takes us through the amazing childhood of renowned sculptor Ann Norton. Participants will enjoy a story-time session followed by an art activity and the potting of their own plant. This adventure is for the whole to enjoy and is presented in partnership with the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens.


Walk on the Wild Side with Creature Adventures

Walk on the Wild Side with Creature Adventures

July 13, 2019
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Lake Worth Beach, FL

Do you want to have a WILD time? Come out and meet live animal ambassadors from the Palm Beach Zoo as we explore what makes these animals so special and ways to protect them in the wild. Program includes live animal encounter, themed activities, and a take home craft.


Squishy Circuits: South Florida Science Center and Aquarium

Squishy Circuits: South Florida Science Center and Aquarium

June 8, 2019
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Lake Worth Beach, FL

During this South Florida Science Center and Aquarium workshop, students will explore the resistant and conductive properties of play dough as they build squishy circuits. They will also make LED wearables and solar ovens.


Family Fit Jamathon

Family Fit Jamathon

May 11, 2019
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Lake Worth Beach, FL

Come jam with us at our Family-Fitness Jamathon! This family-friendly session is for all ages. During your time with us, you will enagage in various group dance activities through a diverse genre of dance, and music.


Family Art: Raindrop Suncatchers

Family Art: Raindrop Suncatchers

April 13, 2019
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Lake Worth Beach, FL

April is Earth Month!

Have you heard about the rainmaking bacteria? They live on plants and soil, windswept to the clouds where they make ice to create rain and snow. Without them, it wouldn’t rain or snow!

Come join us for a family-friendly time as we read the new children’s book called “I Wonder What it’s Like to Be a Raindrop” with the books author (Keith Bell) and illustrator (Brent Bludworth). Thereafter, we will create beautiful ‘raindrop sun catchers’ and may even incorporate the newly created raindrops in a family dance. This interactive and celebratory event is for all ages to attend.


Opera: Stories Told Through Singing

Opera: Stories Told Through Singing

March 9, 2019
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Lake Worth Beach, FL

Palm Beach Opera brings families together through the magic of Opera: Stories Told Through Singing. This interactive sing-a-long story telling experience will take families through “The Magic Love Potion” as they learn and sing memorable tunes from the opera. Story Time is followed by an art activity for all to experience and enjoy.


Dancing the Rhythm: African Dance and Drumming

Dancing the Rhythm: African Dance and Drumming

February 2, 2019
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Lake Worth Beach, FL

*Class moved from February 9 to February 2, 10-11 a.m.

Come join us as we dance to the rhythmic vibration of the drum. This session will include both an Umfundalai (African) dance class and a rhythmic drumming class. All ages are welcome.

**Women: are asked to bring a lapa –a piece of fabric that can be worn around the waist.
**Men: shakatoes or loosely fitted pants are welcomed


Drama Dragon

Drama Dragon

January 12, 2019
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Lake Worth Beach, FL

Drama Dragon is very dramatic—with very big feelings—but that’s ok! Every feeling we have is valid, it’s what we do with them that matters. Come join us for a family-friendly adventure with Drama Dragon. During this interactive session, families will engage in storytime and an arts-activity.


Thankful Expressions

Thankful Expressions

December 1, 2018
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Lake Worth Beach, FL

Carve out time for a healthy and art activity the whole family can enjoy. Both family yoga and a stencil-art session will be held on the lawn in the Council’s “Project Space”. This event is for all ages.

This event is held in partnership with Family Yoga Zen Zone and Jose Mendez.

Family Yoga Zen Zone

Processional Arts Workshop

Processional Arts Workshop

November 10, 2018
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Lake Worth Beach, FL

The Norton Museum of Art is undergoing a magnificent renovation! You’re invited to help celebrate the reopening by aiding Norton staff in making a life-size puppet at a Processional Arts Workshop (PAW)! The giant puppets will be carried in a festive procession around the Museum preceding the reopening. At the workshop, you’ll choose your favorite digitized work of art from the Norton Collection then “collage” it into a pattern, texture, or composition for a section of one of the gigantic puppets.

Of course you’re also invited to accompany the puppets during the processional march celebrating the Norton’s grand opening on February 9, 2019. This workshop is geared to families with children ages 6 and older. For more information about the workshop and procession, visit norton.org


Food as Art

Food as Art

October 13, 2018
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Lake Worth Beach, FL

Did you know that food can make great art too? Join Chelsea Odum from Resource Depot for a printmaking day. During your session, we will experiment with how a variety of fruits and vegetables makes different shapes or textures when inked and printed. We will also print with some other fun textured stuffed from Resource Depots plethora of donations. This activity can be done with all ages. Participants will have the chance to print items and could transform them using collage into greeting cards or just lovely works of arts.


Graffiti, Pop and Lock: Community Mural

Graffiti, Pop and Lock: Community Mural

September 8, 2018
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Lake Worth Beach, FL

The Cultural Council is partnering with ArtNest Delray for the first Family Saturday of the season!

Come join us with your family and friends as we create a community mural by way of graffiti, stenciling and paint! There will be a live DJ, dancing and a Polaroid camera—this event will surely bring fun and good-times for the entire family.


CAR D.O Drum Fitness – Creative Aerobic Rhythms

CAR D.O Drum Fitness - Creative Aerobic Rhythms

July 14, 2018
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Lake Worth Beach, FL

Are you ready for a rockin’ good time?!

This family-friendly workshop will engage the whole family in a unique and exciting dance aerobic experience.
Fuel Up and Shift Gears as you travel through a fitness obstacle course of non-stop fun!

Immediately following is a tasty sampling and health session from a local café. This event will surely make your body feel energized are refreshed! This workshop is for all ages.

In partnership with Loud Live Productions

CAR-D-O Drum Fitness

Healthy Eats partner:

Common Grounds Coffee Shop


Cultural Explorations: Tradition

Cultural Explorations: Tradition

June 9, 2018
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Lake Worth Beach, FL

Presented by Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens and Kianga Art

Come join us as we explore Japanese and African traditions. Participants will learn of the Japanese kimono and about African textiles while engaging in a craft for each tradition. This workshop is for all ages.


Choreographing Your Body

Choreographing Your Body

May 12, 2018
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Lake Worth Beach, FL

Presented by Divinity Dance and Hegina Rodrigues

Participants will engage in a workshop that will allow them to tell a story with paint on a canvas and through choreography. This workshop will be led by Sonja Kelly, Divinity Dance and Expressionist Painter, Hegina Rodrigues. This workshop is for all ages.


Wild Wonders: Live Animal Encounter

Wild Wonders: Live Animal Encounter

April 7, 2018
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Lake Worth Beach, FL

Do you want to have a WILD time? Come out and meet live animal ambassadors from the Palm Beach Zoo as we explore what makes these animals so special and ways to protect them in the wild. Program includes live animal encounter, themed activities, and a take home craft.

In Partnership with The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society
Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society


Blast Off With a Good Book

Blast Off With a Good Book

March 10, 2018
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Lake Worth Beach, FL

Presented by Meredith Fraysure

Attendees will ‘Blast off with a good book’ by exploring different books and ways travel by air. Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty will be read and then families will design and launch their own stomp rockets. After the initial launch, families with have the opportunity to improve their original design by adding recycled materials.

In Partnership with The Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County
Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County


Dancing the Rhythm: African Dance and Drumming

Dancing the Rhythm: African Dance and Drumming

February 10, 2018
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Lake Worth Beach, FL

In Partnership with The Natural Movers Foundation and Livin the Rhythm
Come join us as we dance to the rhythmic vibration of the drum. This session will include both an Umfundalai (African) dance class and a rhythmic drumming class. All ages are welcome.

**Women: are asked to bring a lapa –a piece of fabric that can be worn around the waist.
**Men: shakatoes or loosely fitted pants are welcomed.


Storytime Session with children’s author Dave Ross

Storytime Session with children’s author Dave Ross

January 13, 2018
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Lake Worth Beach, FL

Dave Ross, a children’s author, will conduct presentation on how to turn a simple story into an amazing picture book. Come out a join us for this lively session that includes the creation of your very own picture book! All ages are welcome.


Gratitude and Grounding – Yoga Rocks!

Gratitude and Grounding - Yoga Rocks!

December 9, 2017
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Lake Worth Beach, FL

In Partnership with Family Yoga Zen Zone and Lake Worth Rocks
During this fun family yoga class, participants will stretch, dance and meditate their way to feeling limber, relaxed and peaceful! Breathing techniques and basic yoga sun salutations stretches will be taught to all ages in a fun an d interactive way! Yoga is a great way to exercise and balance emotions for any age and every ability!

Lake Worth Rocks is a group dedicated to fun rock painting for the entire community.


The Art of Movement

The Art of Movement

November 11, 2017
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Lake Worth Beach, FL

In Partnership with Maryann Payne and MAP Dance
Join Maryann Arnita Payne and MAP Dance for a creative and friendly family experience. In this two-part workshop participants will be introduced to the basic principles of dance and painting through explorations in shape, space and rhythm. Part 1 of the workshop will include a short performance by Ms. Payne with the opportunity to move and dance with her to a variety of music. Part 2 will incorporate movement and music with gestures and watercolor painting. No previous experience in dance or art is required. All ages are welcome.


Sugar Skull Stencil Art

Sugar Skull Stencil Art

October 7, 2017
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Lake Worth Beach, FL

In Partnership with LULA Lake Worth Arts
He’s back! Join one of Lake Worth’s most in-demand arts educators, Jose Mendez (a.k.a. R.Dot), and create an original Mexican sugar skull. Sugar skulls, known in Spanish as ‘calaverita,’ is traditionally made of sugar or clay and placed on the altars of a deceased loved one for Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) or given to children as treats.

Participants will use spray paint with a variety of techniques to create an original sugar skull on canvas. *Supplies are limited; advance registration is required.


Opera: Stories Told Through Singing

Opera: Stories Told Through Singing

September 9, 2017
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Lake Worth Beach, FL

In Partnership with Palm Beach Opera
Palm Beach Opera brings families together through the magic of OPERA: Stories Told Through Singing. Education and Community Engagement Associate Abbey Ward leads you and your family through an interactive sing-a-long story telling experience followed by an art activity for all to experience and enjoy. This 90 minute morning session will have families playing together, learning together, and singing together.


Stormtrooper Stencil Art

Stormtrooper Stencil Art

June 10, 2017
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Lake Worth Beach, FL

 
In Partnership with LULA Lake Worth Arts
Graffiti, the art of writing or drawing on walls in public view, has existed since ancient times. Palm Beach County has recently experienced a surge in public art through an incredible collection of murals that can be viewed throughout our communities. In this workshop participants will use handmade stencils, sharpies and spray paint to create original graffiti art on canvas. Families will learn various spray painting techniques with a variety of colors so each piece is unique and one of a kind.


Creative Movement for Families

Creative Movement for Families

May 13, 2017
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Lake Worth Beach, FL

 
In Partnership with Demetrius Klein Dance Company
Come discover that everyone can dance! Kristen Vencel, a modern dancer with Demetrius Klein Dance Company, will create a comfortable learning environment where all are welcome – those with and those without dance experience. Join us for a fun and engaging workshop where you will have the opportunity to explore various expressions of creative movement and dance, while connecting and having fun as a family through individual and group activities.


BiblioArte

BiblioArte

April 15, 2017
Lake Worth Art Center, Lake Worth, FL

 
Brought to you by: The City of Lake Worth and Lake Worth Public Library
Enjoy live mural painting, street painting with chalk and a special arts and literacy session with world renowned artist and children’s book illustrator Edel Rodriguez.

Edel Rodriguez is a Cuban-American artist, illustrator and children’s book author. He was the art director at Time Magazine for 14 years and in the course of his career as a commercial illustrator, his work has been published by a great number of nationally- and internationally-distributed magazines such as The New Yorker, Time Magazine, Rolling Stone, Newsweek and Fortune Magazine among others. In 2016 Edel was named “Top 50 Most Creative People of the Year” by Ad Age among Kerry James Marshall, David Bowie, Samantha Bee and Beyonce.


Abstraction in Action

Abstraction in Action

March 11, 2017
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Lake Worth Beach, FL

 
In Partnership with Norton Museum of Art
Through a lively family-friendly conversation, explore the colorful abstract work of Norton Museum of Art RAW artist Svenja Deininger. Then, put abstraction into action by making your own abstract work of art with Norton Museum of Art education staff.


Painting Workshop

Painting Workshop

February 25, 2017
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Lake Worth Beach, FL

 
Join us during the annual Lake Worth Street Painting Festival for some painting of your own! Families can drop in throughout the morning to create original works of art in watercolor and wax resist. Come get inspired by the works created on the streets of downtown Lake Worth and the walls of our galleries.


FUNdamentals of Dance

FUNdamentals of Dance

January 14, 2017
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Lake Worth Beach, FL

 
In Partnership with the Palm Beach Atlantic University Dance Department
Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Dance Department is made up of internationally-respected dancers and performers. This workshop will focus on the FUNdamentals of dance for family members while building an appreciation for this very popular art form. Participants will be introduced to some basics of dance as well as exercises that professional dancers do on a daily basis to prepare.

*Cancelled


Family Improv

Family Improv

December 10, 2016
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Lake Worth Beach, FL

 
In Partnership with Maltz Jupiter Theatre
Teaching Artist Kristine DiMartino will lead improvisational activities and creative play to develop family skills of communication, conflict resolution and positive self-expression.


Community Drum Circle

Community Drum Circle

November 12, 2016
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Lake Worth Beach, FL

 
In Partnership with Center of Creative Education
Participants will have the opportunity to play drums and other percussion instruments from many diverse cultures. They will play traditional rhythms and make up their own music. This is an exciting celebration of life for all ages and abilities.


Page to Stage Workshop

Page to Stage Workshop

October 15, 2016
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Lake Worth Beach, FL

 
In Partnership with Maltz Jupiter Theatre
Following the model of Read / Play / Participate, participants will hear a story read aloud, then act the story out through creative dramatic play. This literacy-based activity not only highlights the importance of reading but promotes imagination, creativity, and an introduction to the art form of the theatre.


Opera: Stories Told Through Singing

Opera: Stories Told Through Singing

September 10, 2016
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Lake Worth Beach, FL

 
In Partnership with Palm Beach Opera
Palm Beach Opera brings families together through the magic of OPERA: Stories Told Through Singing. Teaching Artist Abbey Harr leads you and your family through a creative drawing-based activity that ends in a singing performance for all to experience and enjoy. This 90 minute morning session will have families playing together, learning together, and singing together.

(This program is likely best for families with children ages 5+)
*Photo credit: Nicholas Mohnacky