On Saturday, June 4, visitors can dive into the world of corals during the Center’s colorful Coral Carnaval conservation event! In partnership with The Reef Institute, guests can participate in presentations from coral experts, get hands-on with coral-themed crafts and enjoy various vendors, food trucks and live musical entertainment between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. A schedule of shows will also be offered in the planetarium including Kaluoka’hina: The Enchanted Reef, Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure and One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure to name a few. Vendors and sponsors are still being accepted for this event at coxsciencecenter.org/Coral-Carnaval.

Get ready for an epic live show with Free Fallin the Tom Petty Concert Experience!
Enjoy this vibrant musical journey remembering the one and only, Tom Petty! Watch as these highly skilled musicians perform his iconic hits. Perfect for those who’ve grown up to the classics like ‘American Girl’, ‘Free Fallin’ and ‘Mary Jane’s Last Dance’. This performance is sure to be an unforgettable and emotional ride.

This concert brings the essence of Tom Petty and his extraordinary songs to life. Embrace the moment and encounter the raw energy of an authentic Tom Petty concert – as it was meant to be.
Come experience the legend that is Tom Petty for yourself, his timeless music will transport you back in time and have you singing along!

If you’re looking to experience a free fall into the heart of Tom Petty’s music, then look no further than Free Fallin, The Tom Petty Concert Experience!

PERFORMER BIO:
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers are one of the biggest chart toppers in rock history, amassing dozens of hits and performing sold-out shows for four decades. Minneapolis-based Free Fallin, The Tom Petty Concert Experience has successfully toured the country since 2007 and played
before thousands of fans at many festivals, fairs, venues, and concerts in the U.S. and Canada. Along the way, they have evolved into a complete and spectacular live music production. Their show, featuring all of Tom’s hits, includes instruments and costumes that re-create the authentic experience of a Tom Petty concert. Their breakout 2018 “Broken Hearted Tour” played more than 90 shows in 15 states and included an invitation to play for Tom Petty’s “Birthday Weekend” in his hometown of Gainesville, FL, where thousands of people from all over the world gathered to celebrate his music. Since then, the band has continued to play major venues and events across the country and has garnered a reputation as one of the most professional touring bands today. Free Fallin gives all rock fans a special treat – Tom Petty’s greatest hits that they all know and love. Sing along as we pay tribute to one of the greatest songwriters in rock music!

 

Get pumped for the season’s final match as the Showcase semi-final contenders go head-to-head for the GreenMarket Master Chef title! Join us for the live showdown on Saturday, April 6, at 11:30 a.m. You won’t want to miss it!  Come cheer your favorite chef as they chop their way to the top.

Outdoor movie-watching has never been more inviting than on the West Palm Beach Waterfront! Join us on the second Friday every month for FREE family-friendly activities and movies in an open-air theater we’ve set up just for our “Screen on the Green” series.

About Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem (PG / 2023): After years of being sheltered from the human world, the Turtle brothers set out to win the hearts of New Yorkers and be accepted as normal teenagers. Their new friend, April O’Neil, helps them take on a mysterious crime syndicate, but they soon get in over their heads when an army of mutants is unleashed upon them. 

Outdoor movie-watching has never been more inviting than on the West Palm Beach Waterfront! Join us on the second Friday every month for FREE family-friendly activities and movies in an open-air theater we’ve set up just for our “Screen on the Green” series.

The animated film tells the story of teenage sea kraken Ruby Gillman. Struggling to fit in at her high school Oceanside High, Ruby discovers her ancestral destiny to reign as Warrior Queen of the Seven Seas, following in the footsteps of her grandmother. Overwhelmed by the throne and its heavy responsibilities, Ruby seeks help from Chelsea, a former mermaid who joins Ruby’s high school.

This highly popular, award-winning weekly concert series is the place to be for great music, mouth-watering foods, and great times with family and friends.

Fans and friends are invited to come out to kick off SunFest! This Clematis by Night will feature SunFest trivia for prizes, including SunFest ticket giveaways! The evening will also feature live music from Gator Bressmer.  

David “Gator” Bressmer is a country music singer-songwriter. He resides in Canton, Georgia, but still considers Greenacres, Florida, his hometown. Bressmer’s rocking country mix of heart-warming and funny song lyrics, along with true country and honky-tonk song style, make him an up-and-comer in the country music world. Gator has amassed a following of fans of all ages in Georgia and Florida. He has opened for Confederate Railroad, Bellamy Brothers, Perfect Stranger, David Ball, Jeff Bates, Little Texas, and Tracy Lawrence. Clematis by Night concertgoers are encouraged to bring out their boots for this country special. 

This highly popular, award-winning weekly concert series is the place to be for great music, mouth-watering foods, and great times with family and friends.

South Florida-based musician Joey Calderaio continues to rise to the top of the American reggae scene with an outstanding assortment of releases, collaborations, and live performances. He recently hit 1.3M Spotify streams and another 200K+ across all platforms in a near decade of his music career. Calderaio has become a household name in the genre by fusing rock, reggae, pop, and many other musical influences into his extensive catalog. 

Esteemed local chefs go head-to-head in the West Palm Beach GreenMarket Master Chef Showcase! All chef competitors are GreenMarket vendors, local merchants or businesses who will vie for the top award in this single-elimination competition until the last chef is standing in April. Be sure to stop by on the first Saturday of the month to cheer for your favorite chef competitor as they chop their way to the top!

March 2 Semi Final featured Chefs
Chef Winston Williams of Catering CC
Chef Joey Leuze from Palm Beach Catering

Spring Break is just around the corner, and there’s no better way to spend it than stepping back in time at Yesteryear Village! Enjoy the second annual Spring Family Frolic, running Monday, March 18th to Saturday, March 23rd, from 10am to 4pm daily. Immerse yourself in the charm of yesteryears with added activities like crafts, games, and more! 

Discover a large collection of early, original and replicated buildings including an old school, a farm, a blacksmith shop, a general store, and several houses. Check out the only big band museum in the United States, the Sally Bennett Big Band Hall of Fame Museum.

Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for seniors 60+, $7 for children (6-11 yrs. old), 5 and under are free. Receive a $3 off coupon after submitting an RSVP at southfloridafair.com/springfamilyfrolic 

March 18, 2024 – March 23, 2024 from 10am-4pm. Demonstrations end daily at 2pm. 

Meet some of your favorite authors over a bagel and shmear with friends.

Join fellow book lovers for an extra special Bagels & Books event featuring two of today’s most exciting Jewish women in literature: Jane Rosen and Zibby Owens.

Book Festival Committee Co-Chair Nancy Sims will moderate a discussion between Jane and Zibby on their latest hilarious and irresistible novels featuring strong female protagonists navigating self-discovery, family, friendship, and love.

On Fire Island by Jane Rosen

With poignant comedy and insight, On Fire Island is an ode to the stories all around us and to the brightest types of loves…for the people closest to you and the places that shape you.

Jane L. Rosen is an author and New York TimesHuffington PostRedbook and Tablet contributor. She lives in New York City and Fire Island with her husband and three daughters.  Her first novel Nine Women, One Dress was translated into ten languages.  Her second novel Eliza Starts a Rumor has been optioned by NBC.  Her latest novel, On Fire Island, is out now!

Blank by Zibby Owens

A wife, mother, and frustrated writer faces an impossible deadline for turning her life around in a hilarious debut novel about family, friendship, success, and exhilarating self-(re)discovery.

Zibby Owens is the creator and host of the award-winning, daily podcast Moms Don’t Have Time to Read Books. Zibby is also the founder and CEO of Zibby Media, dubbed “the Zibby-verse” (L.A. Times). It includes publishing house Zibby Books, online magazine Zibby Mag, Zibby’s Book Club, retreats, classes, and events. She owns Zibby’s Bookshop, an independent bookstore in Santa Monica, CA. A regular contributor to “Good Morning America” and other outlets, she loves recommending books as “NYC’s Most Powerful Book-fluencer” (Vulture).