This blog has been amended since this morning check it out don’t miss out. Can you believe it we are already into the middle of January. Leave the weeks stress behind. Lake Worth Beach events, support local, stay local. There is something for everyone starting Thursday all the way through Monday. Just amazing. January 15 Thursday This is the evening the Thursday Night peddlers are out some still with xmas lights on their bikes. There are 4 rides this week, anyone who wishes to ride with them, just do it. It is an open group, just check where to meet up with them and ride Sally ride. Thursday the usual ride meets up at Gulfstream hotel 5:30 and ride 6 p.m. Saturday a special ride by the Tree Board goes out to the Snook Islands meet at Cultural Plaza at 11:30 a.m. take binoculars. Then on Sunday is the breakfast ride to the Mockingbird Garden for their $5 breakfast, This one meets at the Cultural plaza at 8:45 a.m. rides at 9 sharp. Friday January 16, Evening on the Avenue 6-10 p0.m. 414 Lake Ave. Cultural Plaza
A special evening for everyone and a special recognition of our First Responders among us. Ceremony 8:30 to honor our First Responders. PBSO District 14 and Palm Beach County Fire Rescue, Stations 91 and 93. The Neighborhood Assoc. Presidents Council ‘s Front Porch will have some blue lights available to show your support. Drop by and find out which neighborhood you live in. Evening on the Ave. is held on the Cultural Plaza starts at 6p.m. TGIF with music, Vendors and a general feeling of well-being thanks to the First Responders. There are more than pictured here. Our Lake Worth Anthem will be performed * lyrics are below in case you want to sing along.
Saturday January 17 Lots of activities today! Start off at our Lake Worth Beach for the sunrise, it is at 7;10 a.m Free a gift from mother nature. As you come back to town stop at the Ocean Side Farmers Market for a crumpets and a cup of coffee. Located on the strip of land between the ocean and the inter coastal. Look at the offerings and purchase some fresh produce. Sit a spell and be in the moment.
Saturday January 17 Festival of Trees today at the Cultural Plaza. Brought to you by our Tree Board. This comes from their Press Release. “For the first time ever at the Festival of Trees we are utilizing the Old Commission Room inside City Hall Annex for informative presentations and short films about nature, trees and plants,” added Richard Stowe, Tree Board Chair, “and at 11:30 a.m. bicyclists with binoculars will meet Gael Silverblatt, a Lake Worth birding enthusiast, in front of the Lake Worth Library 15 North M Street for a bike ride to bird watch at Snook Islands Natural Area.” There are always activities for children via Kiwanis and Big Lots. Advise for those who do not have a green thumb. (that would be me. ) Saturday 3 p.m.- 5 p.m. NEW reservations 561 479 0160 COTTAGE TOUR meets at Bradley’s Golf Course One 7th Avenue North. or get more information firstname.lastname@example.org (This is a bike tour) $15 cash only bike tour. http://www.cottagesoflakeworth.com/events/ Sunday January 18 Gray Mockingbird Garden is offering their $5 breakfast buffet. This is open to the public starts at 8 a.m. ends at 11:00 at Scottish Rites Center, 2000 North D Street. After breakfast visit Grey Mockingbird Community Garden. Best deal in town and done once a month. You might want to join the Thursday Night Peddlers and meet up in the Cultural Plaza for a ride there. Meet up 9:15 rides at 9:45 a.m. Monday January 19, bring your friends and enjoy an evening at South Shores starts at 7 p.m. United We Continue To Serve.
The commemoration will begin with the performance of Ebony Embers – Vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance on Sunday, January 18th at 3 PM at St. Andrews Episcopal Church (Lucerne Avenue and Palmway). The dramatic work for actor and trio (cello, piano & percussion) celebrating the lives of the great African-American poets, Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen and Claude McKay as seen through the eyes of the great muralist and painter Aaron Douglas. The musical score includes works by jazz giants Duke Ellington, Jelly Roll Morton, Billy Strayhorn, Thelonius Monk and Charles Mingus. Admission is free
On Monday, January 19, St. Andrews Lutheran Church, 10th Avenue South and E Street, will host the Unity Interfaith Breakfast from 7:30 – 9 AM. Food is provided by donation and is free to the public. The program will feature music and prayers from twelve diverse faith traditions, including Jewish, Christian, Hindu, Muslim and Bahá’í representatives.
The highlight of the day will be the 21st annual Candlelight March through downtown Lake Worth. Participants will gather at 5 PM at City Hall and parade down Lake Avenue to the MLK “Ball” Memorial. A brief commemorative program at the Memorial will recognize the progress that the City of Lake Worth has made over its 100 year history toward fulfillment of Dr. King’s dream of equal opportunity for all.
Following the March, a Fellowship Dinner will be enjoyed at First Baptist Church. The church is located at Second Ave. South and M Street, just a block south of the Memorial. Light entertainment is planned. The free dinner will provide an opportunity for warm fellowship across religious and racial lines in the spirit of Dr. King. Sponsoring religious and civic organizations will provide the food and beverages. Members of the general public are invited to help with the dinner preparations which will begin at First Baptist at 4 PM or to contribute a dessert.
Dr. King’s Dream encompassed the hopes and dreams of all Americans. Members of every racial, religious and ethnic group in Palm Beach County are invited to join Lake Worth residents in their celebration of the diversity of our community.
All events are free of charge to the public, sponsored by the City of Lake Worth, Kiwanis Club, Lake Worth Interfaith Network and the Lake Worth MLK Committee.