Home Boca Raton Top 10 Things You Need To Know This March In Boca Raton
- The Parkinson’s Foundation is hosting its annual Leo Geller Golf Tournament on March 26. The event is in its 20th year and will begin at 11 a.m. at Boca Rio Golf Club. Guests will begin the day with lunch before hitting the links with a shotgun start. Caddy is included per foursome at no additional cost. The day will end at the 19th hole with a raffle, awards and cocktail reception. This year’s honorary chairperson is Leo Geller and the co-chairs are Paul Kelly, Ciaran Swords and Jim McClung. Visit, www.parkinson.org for more information.
- Forum Productions in conjunction with Greenhouse Theater Center NFP, is bringing the world premiere of TRUMAN AND THE BIRTH OF ISRAEL to Mizner Park Cultural Center from March 21 through April 8. By William Spatz and directed by Clayton Philips, the play tells the story of how one Kansas man’s unlikely rise to power changed the future of the Jewish people forever.
- Gumbo Limbo’s 9th annual Sea Coast Toast will head to the Boca Country Club on March 24. For more information, email SeaCoastToast@gumbolimbo.org
- The Boca Chamber will hold its 7th Annual Community Cookout on March 10 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the YMCA of South Palm Beach County, 6631 Palmetto Circle South. The event is free to attend. Meal tickets cost $5. There will be hot dogs, hamburgers, veggies, chips and much more. Fun games for family members of all ages, bounce houses, slides and a DJ.
- Patch Reef Park Community Center is holding its Spring Children’s Fair on March 20. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the park, there will be entertainment, arts and crafts and refreshments for sale. Park entry is free. Rides cost $5 per ride or $20 for unlimited rides. The event is geared toward kids ages 2-12.
- The Marcus Neuroscience Institute at Boca Raton Regional Hospital now has an Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU). The unit is designed to evaluate, diagnose and treat intractable seizures in adult patients. Seizures are recorded and studied so that proper diagnosis can be made and treatment can be optimized. Patients who suffer from seizures that are difficult to diagnose and manage are those most likely to be admitted, as well as those who are being considered for seizure surgery.
- Check out “Soul Doodles” an art exhibit by Boca resident Scott Jeffries through March 19 at the Downtown Boca Library. After years of practicing law in Philadelphia, Jeffries moved to Boca Ratonto pursue his true passion as an artist. The exhibit is free and open to the public during regular library hours.
- Boca Raton Community High School Drama Department presents romantic comedy “Sweet Charity” from March 1-4. The 19060s-set musical focuses on Charity Hope Valentine, a dancer at the seedy Fandango ballroom and her rocky relationships. Shows are March 1-3 at 7 p.m., and 2 p.m. matinee performances on March 3 and 4. Tickets are $10 for open seating, reserved for $15. For more information,bocadrama.com
- Phase two of the Air Traffic Control Tower rehabilitation at the Boca Airport will take place this year. Phase II will include replacing the windows, replacing millwork and fixtures in the cab, and repairs to the millwork and fixtures in the training/break room. Phase II is projected to cost $280,000, with $224,000 coming from a FDOT grant and the remaining $56,000 coming from the airport authority’s Capital Improvement budget. The final phase of improvement is expected to be completed this fall.
- Festival of the Arts BOCA continues this month. Catch T Bone Burnett; Bill Murray; Hoopes, Violin; Nikolay Khozyainov, piano; and Film with Orchestra: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial at Mizner Park Amphitheater.
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