Top 10 Don’t Miss Events

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  1. The 11th Annual Boating and Beach Bash for People with Disabilities returns to Spanish River Park from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on March 10. This year’s free festival features national singing acts, boat rides, beach access, food and more. Learn more at www.boatingbeachbash.com.
  2. YMCA of South Palm Beach County will host its 17th Annual Inspiration Breakfast from 7:30-10:30 a.m. on March 6 at The Office Depot Global Headquarters. This year’s speaker is  five-time Olympic swimmer and 12-time medalist, Dara Torres. The fundraiser helps raise money for the YMCA’S Financial Assistance Program and Drowning Prevention Initiatives. For more information, visit http://www.ymcaspbc.org/inspirationbreakfast or contact Kimberley Trombly-Burmeister at 561-300-3238.
  3. The Annual Judy Levis Markhoff Boca Raton Jewish Film Festival returns with 40 films from March 10-31. The festival will feature narrative, documentary and short films from around the world.  Films explore the Jewish experience, culture, history, identity and topics relevant to Jewish life in 40 international and independent premiere films from over 19 countries. Films will be screened at Cinemark Palace 20 Theaters in Boca Raton from March 10-23 and at Movies of Delray from March 24-30.
  4. The 34th annual Palm Beach International Boat Show will feature more than $1.2 billion worth of yachts and accessories, including hundreds of boats ranging from 8-foot inflatables to super yachts nearly 300 feet in length, when it returns to West Palm Beach’s waterfront March 28-31. Tickets cost $28 for adults, $52 for a 2-day ticket, $18 for children ages 6-15, under 6 enter for free.
  5. Dress for Success Palm Beaches will honor fashionista and part-time Palm Beach resident Iris Apfel on March 8 during the nonprofit’s sixth annual Style for Hope fundraising luncheon at the Kravis Center. WPTV news anchor Kelley Dunn will serve as event emcee and will sit down in a “Conversation with Iris Apfel” that will give guests a chance to hear from the revered style maven herself about the extraordinary journey she’s been on over the past 97 years. Apfel will revive the “Style Icon” award. Tickets are $125 per person, or $250 for a premium ticket that includes a meet-and-greet with Apfel. www.palmbeaches.dressforsuccess.org
  6. Don’t miss Dinofest, a day-long celebration of dinosaurs, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on March 9 at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium. Hunt for dinosaur eggs, dig for fossils and learn about the quest for fossils with Paleontologist Robert DePalma. The blockbuster exhibit Dinosaur Invasion roars to life through advanced animatronics, fossils and authentic casts. It is open through April 21.
  7. Parkinson’s Foundation South Palm Beach County Chapter will host its signature event, the “Spring Soirée Gala,” at Woodfield Country Club from 7-11 p.m. on March 30. The event will feature cocktails, dinner, music and dancing with the Dan Beck Band and silent and live auctions all honoring longtime supporter Robin Muir. Tickets cost $250 per person. To purchase tickets or sponsorships, visit https://parkinson.org/node/4828, call 561- 962-1702 or email rmilller@parkinson.org.
  8. The Rotary Club Downtown Boca Raton will present the 21st Annual Honor Your Doctor Luncheon on March 27 to recognize outstanding Physicians in the Greater Boca Raton and Delray Community and raise funds for medical related scholarships for qualifying students at FAU Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, FAU Christine Lynn College of Nursing, Lynn University and Palm Beach State College.
  9. Catch Roosevelt Collier Trio “Jimi Does Funk” Hendrix tribute from 8 to 11 p.m. on March 24 at Crazy Uncle Mike’s. The concert honors the acclaimed Jimi Hendrix. Collier, known for his soft-spoken and steel guitar sounds, will add his signature funky twist to the works for Hendrix. Tickets cost $15. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/roosevelt-collier-trio-jimi-does-funk-hendrix-tribute-tickets-54973929503
  10. New York City Ballet principal dancer and Stars of American Ballet founder Daniel Ulbricht brings his troupe to join forces with Boca Ballet Theatre on March 17. The show will take place at 3 p.m. at Olympic Heights Performing Arts Theater. Stars of American Ballet will present In the Night, choreographed by Jerome Robbins and with Susan Walters at the piano, George Balanchine’s Divertissement, from Midsummer’s Night Dream, Moses Supposes, choreographed by Lorin Lataro, Change of Heart, choreographed by Ask la Cour and Tres Hombres, choreographed by Denys Drozdyuk and Daniel Ulbricht. Ballet Theatre will be performing Boca Baroque choreographed by Co-Artistic Director Dan Guin. Tickets cost $40-50. Call 561-995-0709  www.bocaballet.org