TOP 10 things you need to know in Boca Raton this June

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  1. Businesses that sell alcohol in the city must post at least one sign about underage drinking in the establishment. The City Council voted to mandate the signs in a 3-2 vote at a recent council meeting.
  2. Boca’s Summer in the City events kick off June 3. The summer activities include music and movies under the stars at Mizner Park Amphitheater. Events run through August 19.
  3. Mayor Susan Haynie was recognized by the Florida League of Cities as a “Home Rule Hero!” during a recent Palm Beach County League of Cities meeting.
  4. Boca’s development services director Ty Harris has resigned from his post, according to the city. The director oversees planning and zoning, permitting and the building department. Harris was in the role a little more than a year.
  5. Tucker Duke’s is now open in Boca Raton. It is located at 1658 North Federal Highway.
  6. International Yoga Day is heading to Boca Raton’s Mizner Park on June 21. The second annual International Yoga Day will honor the ancient art of yoga and raise funds for nonprofits. The event begins at 5 p.m. and costs $20 in advance and $25 at the clock tower. Kids under 5 enter for free.
  7. Boca Raton’s City Council will hear the results of a traffic study during a meeting scheduled for June 13.
  8. Five parking lots will get better lighting as a part of the Greater Boca Raton Beach & Park District’s Sugar Sand Park Lighting Project.
  9. Check out the art work of Charles McGill at the Boca Raton Museum of Art. He makes collages and pieces of art from golf bags in a display called “Front Line, Back Nine,” which makes artistic commentary on class and race issues.
  10. Boca will host a summer reading kick-off party on June 11. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Spanish River Library there will be face painting, games, music and local athletes from FAU and the Florida Panthers. The reading program is called “Exercise Your Mind: Read!”