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Category: Happenings (8)

February 28, 2011

Historical tours of Boca Raton Resort & Club

The Boca Raton Resort & Club offers a twice a month tour of
the private club and hotel. The tour is offered by the Boca
Raton Historical Society. The tours take place on the first and third
Tuesday of the month from 2:00 - 3:30 PM. The cost is $15.00 per
adult. It is not recommended for children under the age of 12. In
addition, there is a valet parking fee of $10 per vehicle. Wearing
comfortable shoes is highly recommended.


Reservations are required by 10:00 AM on the day of the tour, but
bookings are accepted before, by calling561 395-6766, ext. 100 or
www.bocahistory.org

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February 20, 2011

Artists in the Park - Delray Beach Feb. 19 and 20, 2011

What: Artists in the Park will be held on Feb 19,20,21, 2011
and again on Feb. 26-27; Mar. 12-13, Mar. 19-20 and Mar. 26-27, 2011 at
Veteran's Park, Atlantic Avenue at the Intracoastal, Delray Beach.
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM

See fine art, exhibitions and demonstrations.
For more information, contact Larry Marini 561 395-7951
or
www.DelrayArtLeague.org

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February 8, 2011

W. Boynton Library event - free Feb. 15, 2011, 2 PM

On Tuesday, February 15th at 2 p.m., at the West Boynton
Branch Library, 9451 Jog Rd., Boynton Beach, Sharon Geltner, author of the
ebook "Charity Bashed," will present a computer demo,
"Get Published Online!" and interactive quiz, "Secrets of Palm Beach Society."
Free. To Register: 734-5556.

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January 10, 2011

PBC Library offers LOTS of good stuff - Did you know?


The Palm Beach County Library system (pbclibrary.org) offers
e books for your personal, portable readers.

Using their OverDrive program, you can download a book to your home
computer and then transfer the "Book" to your portable reading device.
The service is FREE.

Thanks to Ellen Rice Brotman for this useful information.

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February 18, 2009

Boca Raton Dog Club A.K.C. Championship All Breed Show


Boca Raton Dog Club A.K.C. Championship All Breed
Show

“Just like you see on Animal Planet”
Saturday February 21st 2009
8:30 A.M. – 4 P.M.

Sunset Cove Amphitheater
12551 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL. 33498
(2.4 miles west of Rt. 441 to park entrance)

Featuring and sponsoring the Southeastern Guide Dogs
Come meet and see the guide dogs and help us to raise funds to
provide their leashes, harnesses, and backpacks for their new
homes.
http://www.guidedogs.org/

Cost is $5.00 per car or walk-ins $3.00


Come enjoy the food and fun and help us to raise money for this
worthy cause.

Hope to see you at the event!!
www.bocaratondogclub.org

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December 5, 2008

Schoolhouse Children's Museum- Extraterrestrial trio

Program: A TERRIFIC EXTRATERRESTRIAL TRIO

Date: Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm

Place: Boynton Beach City Library
208 S Seacrest Blvd, Boynton Beach, FL 33435 AND
Schoolhouse Children’s Museum and Learning Center
129 East Ocean Ave., Boynton Beach, FL 33435

Description: Become a pioneer to planets at Boynton Beach’s library and Learning Center. The three brightest objects in the night time sky make for a terrific extraterrestrial trio. NASA-certified instructor, Erich Landstrom will lead the exploration of moons and planets. Curator Kelsey Harris will tell stories of pioneers to the planets and offer youth arts and crafts projects. At 8:00 pm, attendees will walk across the street to the museum for some sidewalk astronomy, and stargaze through the museum’s telescope (weather permitting) at the Moon and at Jupiter moons.

Registration: None required.

For more information: 561.742.6390

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December 3, 2008

Sandoway House holiday events for Dec. 2008

Sandoway House Nature Center, 142 S. Ocean Blvd,
Delray Beach
December 9, 2008 through January 4, 2009
Tuesday – Saturday 10 am - 4 pm
Closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day
Visit Sandoway’s Holiday House decorated by the Poinciana Garden Club.
View beautiful and festive nature décor.

Holiday Crafts and Recycled Gifts
Saturday December 13, 2008 11 am to 1 pm
Go Green this year and visit to make your very own decorations and ornaments
from nature and recycled house hold items.

Programs subject to change please call 561-274-7263 or check
HYPERLINK "http://www.sandowayhouse.com" www.sandowayhouse.org
for updates and cancellations. $4 admission fee for ages 3 and up unless
otherwise noted.
Members receive free admission and special discounts on programs.

All New Programs beginning January 2009…

Special Guest Presentations
Meet local scientist, researchers, and divers to learn about sea turtles,
coral reefs, shipwrecks and much more!

All New Family Fun Events! Storytelling and shell crafts to name a few!
Learn more at HYPERLINK "http://www.sandowayhouse.org"


Call 561-274-SAND to Register!


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September 12, 2008

Let's go "Cruzing" with Chevrolet

General Motors' Cleveland, Ohio plant will begin building the new Chevrolet
"Cruze" in April 2010. This new compact vehicle needed
a "new" factory to build and assemble them, but GM has decided to spend
$500 million and to hire 1,400 employees to maintain its plant in Lordstown, Ohio.
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Many new car plants have moved to Mexico, due to cheap labor. However,
to keep its car empire growing, and to increase their profits, GM has renegotiated
many of their union contracts so that they can produce a smaller car. GM appears to
be ending their reliance on trucks and SUVs to keep the consumer buying smaller
GM vehicles.

Another new GM, Chevrolet model, "the Traverse",
is now in production at their former Saturn plant, in Nashville, Tennessee.
This eight-seat crossover vehicle is being built to attract former SUV
owners who are looking for better fuel economy. These sound like
new ways to "see the U.S.A. in your Chevrolets."

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