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


 The Faulk Center for Counseling will host its Community Impact Awards reception and dinner on Nov. 7 at 6 p.m. at Broken Sound Club. This year’s honorees include:  Palm Beach Commissioner Robert Weinroth– Advocacy Award; Dr. Virginia Crist, Licensed Mental Health Therapist– Caring Heart Award; Rotary Club Downtown Boca Raton– Mental Health & Wellness Award; Dr. Paul Peluso, Chair & Professor, Department of Clinical Mental Health Counseling; and Florida Atlantic University – Education Excellence Award. Co-chaired by Eileen Sands and Lois A. Weisman, the Community Impact Awards recognizes individuals who and organizations which support the Faulk Center’s mission of providing free and low-cost mental health counseling services to uninsured, underserved and at-risk individuals of all ages.Tickets $125 per person.

 Head to Mizner Park Amphitheater for’s  Boca Raton Fine Art Show on Nov. 2-3. The show features over 175 juried artists and will run both days from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 The Boca Raton Historical Society and Museum will host its 23rd Walk of Recognition on Nov. 6 from 6-9:30 p.m. at The Addison. This year’s induction ceremony and celebration will recognize individuals and organizations, that have served in the interest of the community, and have enriched the lives of the citizens of Boca Raton. The ceremony will also include recognition of all past inductees to the Walk of Recognition. This year’s individual winners will receive a special Walk of Fame medallion and this year’s institutional winners will receive a special desk-top award. The Walk of Recognition event’s presenting sponsors are Marta and Jim Batmasian and the committee co-chairs are Marta Batmasian and Joyce DeVita. The reception and the induction ceremony, at The Addison, is free for all past inductees. After the ceremony, and the presentation of medallions and desk-top awards, everyone will be able to enjoy dinner-by-the-bite, libations, entertainment and dancing. Tickets $85.

 On Nov. 2, Place of Hope at the Rinker Campus will celebrate its 7th Annual Hope Bash Boca “Under the Palms.” Proceeds will assist area foster children, youth and families who reside on the Rinker Campus in Boca Raton, which is currently expanding with new affordable housing options. Boca Raton resident Kelly Fleming and Boca Raton company NCCI, Inc. will be honored for their support to the mission. Hope Bash Boca guests will enjoy dinner, dancing and live music. Fleming will receive the Individual Hero of Hope award, and NCCI, Inc. will receive the Corporate Hero of Hope award.  The gala will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Boca West Country Club. Tickets are $300.

 The Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Holiday Party & Auction from 5:30-9 p.m. on Nov. 20. Network your business before the start of the holiday season.

 The city of Boca will host a Veterans Day Concert at 7 p.m. on Nov. 11 at Mizner Park Amphitheater. The concert is free and open to the public. Doors open at 6 p.m.

 FAU Band-O-Rama will head to Mizner Park Amphitheater on Nov. 17. The concert is hosted by the city of Boca and is free and open to the public. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show begins at 7 p.m.

 Watch the city of Boca light the holiday tree on Nov. 23 at Mizner Park. The event is free and open to the public.

 Enjoy Sunday Jazz Brunch featuring the Debbie Spring Group and Jay Blue Band from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Nov. 24 at Mizner Park. The event is hosted by the city of Boca Raton.

 Boca Ballet Theatre Guild’s 28th annual A Princely Affair performance and luncheon will return on Nov. 3 at noon to the Boca Raton Resort & Club. Baptist Health South Florida is the sponsor and Arlene Herson is the honorary chair. The event will begin with a silent auction and mimosa social hour. It continues with a delicious luncheon and performance by amazing guest artists and the Boca Ballet Theatre dancers. Tickets cost $95 per adult and $65 for children 13 and under.