Top 10 You Need To Know This February In Boca Raton

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  1. The Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce will host its 2019 Diamond Award at 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 22 at the Boca Raton Resort & Club. This year the Diamond, Dedicated, Inspiring, Accomplished, Motivated, Outstanding, Noble, and Driven businesswoman is Ethel Isaacs Williams. She is the Senior Vice President of Development & Public Affairs for Kaufman Lynn Construction and immediate past chair of the chamber board. The 2019 Pearl Award recipient, an up-and-coming female leader is Casey Hill of Piston Trainer.
  2.  Off-Broadway hit Old Jews Telling Jokes will be at the Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center through Feb. 10. Presented by Philip Roger Roy and Playhouse Productions, Inc. will present the show. Tickets range from $45-$65. Performances take place on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday at 3 p.m. Tickets available at  http://playhouseinfo.com/miznerpark or by calling 844-672-2849.
  3.  The Boca Historical Society & Museum is holding an author presentation and book signing with Hutton Wilkinson. on Feb. 1 from 1-3 p.m. He will discuss his new book Dawnridge, the Beverly Hills home of famous Hollywood designer Tony Duquette. The event is $10 and benefits the society. It is free to members. RSVP required at 561-395-6766 X 101.
  4.  The Parkinson’s Foundation South Palm Beach County Chapter will host its Annual Leo Geller Golf Tournament Honoring Florida Peninsula Insurance Company at Boca Rio Gulf Club on Feb. 4. Golfers will begin the day with lunch at 11 a.m. before hitting the links with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. The daylong tournament will end at the 19th hole with a raffle, awards, cocktail reception and dinner at the Club. Caddy is included with each foursome. Individual players: $325, foursomes: $1,250. The day will benefit programs that help those living with Parkinson’s Disease.
  5.  Boca Raton Regional Hospital’s bond rating was upgraded from BBB+ to an A-. The Rating Outlook also improved from Stable to Positive. The hospital has seen upgrades over the past five years.
  6.  Junior League of Boca Raton’s Flavors event will return to the Addison on Feb. 7. From 6:30 to 11 p.m., enjoy food and drinks from 30 different restaurants. The theme is “Jetset.” Tickets cost $85 per person.
  7.  Black Box Booking and Hy Juter are presenting To Life: Stories & Music Celebrating the Contributions of Jewish Composers to The Golden Age of Broadway at the Willow Theatre in Sugar Sand Park through Feb. 3. The production features five of South Florida’s top actor/singers:  Jeffrey Bruce, Broadway’s Jodie Langel, two-time Carbonell Award-winner Wayne LeGette, Alix Paige, and Carbonell Award-winner Mark Sanders.
  8.  Hear Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Jodi Kantor on Feb. 6 as she headlines the Lion of Judah Luncheon at the Polo Club. The event begins at 11 a.m. The luncheon couvert is $100 with a Lion-level individual woman’s gift of $5,000 or higher to the 2019 UJA/Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County Annual Campaign required to attend. Dietary laws will be observed. RSVP at www.jewishboca.org/lionluncheon.
  9.  Are you a good speller? Head to Crazy Uncle Mike’s on Tuesday nights and participate in the D-R-N-U-K Spelling Bee. Beginning at 7 p.m., contestants can pay the $5 entrance fee, which includes one beer for each round of the bee that they make it through. Participants will challenge their spelling skills, as they kick back craft beers and compete for the D-R-N-U-K Bee Trophy and a $50 bar tab.
  10.  Listen to Roger Stone speak and get a signed copy of his book “Stones Rules” on Feb. 13 at City Fish Market during the Boca’s Gold Coast Tiger Bay Club monthly meeting. The event runs from 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. and the $58 ticket includes his new book.