Top 10 things you need to know this November in Boca Raton


Florida Atlantic University’s Adams Center for Entrepreneurship will conclude its series of courses with “How To Establish Foreign Business,” which runs Nov. 8 to Dec. 6. The class takes place on Tuesdays from 6:30 to 9:20 p.m and provides the ABCs of exporting, international trade, multi-national business and foreign marketing. Cost of each course is $99 for members of the community, and $75 for FAU faculty, staff and alumni. FAU students interested in taking any of the courses for credit can email for more information. Members of the community, as well as FAU faculty, staff and alumni can register online at
Downtown Boca Raton’s Come Early, Stay Late campaign was recognized by the International Downtown Association with a Certificate of Merit during the 62nd Annual Conference and Tradeshow.
Have a question about homestead exemption? The Palm Beach County Property Appraiser’s Office will have deputies available at Boca Raton City Hall from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 3 to answer questions and accept applications. Residents should bring a copy of their deed and proof of residency.
The SFRTA board approved spending $1.5 million to begin design for a second Tri-Rail station at Glades Road and Military Trail. The board also discussed a study to expand Tri-Rail shuttle service in the downtown.
Max’s Grille is the only original restaurant in Mizner Park to celebrate its 25th anniversary this year. The restaurant recently completed a renovation. Ceiling soffits were repaired and repainted, the kitchen floor was replaced, outside patio furniture was replaced and the outside bar top was redone with white granite. A restoration of the bar overhang will look like it did 25 years ago.
Boca Raton Bowl is hosting Great Chefs Tailgate Showcase & College Spirit Night on Nov. 17. Local chefs will compete in creating new takes on tailgate foods and drinks. They will be judged by foodie bloggers. All proceeds will benefit Spirit of Giving’s Holiday Gift Drive. The event is from 6 to 8 p.m. at Via Mizner Country Club. Tickets cost $50.
The Guardian Behavior Health Foundation’s Annual Mental Health Symposium powered by FPL will take place on Friday, Nov. 4 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Boca Raton Marriott.
The Boca Raton Public Library’s launch of 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten kickoff party has been rescheduled to take place from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 10. The program aims to help prepare children for Kindergarten. Each milestone of 100 books read is celebrated by staff and children with a special sticker, and is noted on the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten community board display. Each May, children who have successfully read to the 1,000 book goal are invited to attend a “graduation” ceremony and party to receive a special certificate.
Boca’s Modernizing Medicine has teamed up with the South Florida Science Center & Aquarium to present “Our Body: The Universe Within” exhibition. Modernizing Medicine is sponsoring the Musculoskeletal Gallery.
Boca’s America’s Top Model Contest is hosting its Paw-litical Party at 2 p.m. on Nov. 5 at Via Amore, 256 Worth Avenue, Palm Beach. Guests will enjoy a paw-litical themed event featuring America’s Top Dog Model 2017 calendar launch, people & pet fashion show, music, and in-paw-guration of Pearl, America’s Top Dog Model 2016 national winner. The contest is a national search for top dogs that make a difference.