Things to Do & Know
A recurring feature in our monthly newsletter...
Each month we'll be bringing you a curated list of the Top Things to Do & Know in Boca Raton. February might be the shortest month of the year, but we have a ton happening. Share all of the ways you #LoveBocaRaton by attending events like Lunch on the Lawn, the Oasis Championship or the First Responder Expo.
Before we start... Save the Date - Food Truck Fridays
Opens a New Window. Food Truck Fridays return on Friday, March 1, 2019. Bring your appetite as the City features popular food trucks and live music on the first Friday of every month in Spring!
On each date, a different local park will be showcased and food trucks will bring sweet and savory dishes to make for the perfect lunchtime outing!
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1. Lunch on the Lawn, February 1
Opens a New Window. Spend your Friday lunch hour with us on February 1 from 11:30am to 2pm at the Mizner Park Amphitheater. Featuring food trucks and carts, Lunch on the Lawn is perfect for those interested in enjoying various food trucks amidst picnic tables, misting machines and music. FREE and open to the public. For more information view the Mizner Park Amphitheater News Flash Opens a New Window. .
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2. Boca Raton First Responder Expo, February 2
Opens a New Window. Meet your Boca Raton first responders at the 2019 First Responder Expo on Saturday, February 2, 2019 from 10am to 2pm at the Town Center at Boca Raton (6000 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL). The free public event will be located in the NW corner of Town Center at the corner of Glades Road and Saint Andrews Blvd. The event features live-action firefighting, K-9 and motorcycle demonstrations, interactive activities, free food, raffles, photo ops for children, free blood pressure and cholesterol checks, CPR training and more! For more information visit the Boca Raton Police Services Facebook page Opens a New Window. or view our "What to Know Before You Go" newsletter.
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3. Oasis Championship, February 4-10
Opens a New Window. Located at The Old Course at Broken Sound (1401 NW 51st St, Boca Raton, FL 33431), enjoy the official PGA Tour Champions Event, The Oasis Championship from February 4 - 10. For more information on the tournament and to see the tournament schedule visit OasisChampionship.com Opens a New Window. .
4. Camp Boca GAP Day, February 8
Opens a New Window. Sign your child(ren) up for a day filled with fun activities on the February 8 Teacher Work Day in Palm Beach County. Located at the Boca Raton Community Center (150 Crawford Blvd.) from 7:30am to 6pm for kids in grades K-5, make sure you register your camper(s) now. For registration information visit the Camp Boca website Opens a New Window. .
5. Boca Raton Seafood & Music Festival, February 8-10
Opens a New Window. Enjoy delectable seafood, meat and vegetarian dishes prepared using indigenous and sustainable seafood from Florida's coastal waters at the Boca Raton Seafood & Music Festival. The Festival runs February 8 - 10 at the Mizner Park Amphitheater with a $5 entry (kids under 12 are free). Sit back and enjoy live musical performances from genres including rock, R&B, jazz and reggae. For more information including times and venue info, please view the Mizner Amphitheater News Flash Opens a New Window. .
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6. Arts Spark Kids Fest, February 10
Opens a New Window. Mark your calendars for Sugar Sand Park's 6th annual Arts Spark Kids Fest -- an interactive festival of the arts for kids! Arts Spark takes place on Sunday, February 10 from 11am to 4pm at Sugar Sand Park. Celebrate the creative performing and visual arts with performances, workshops, demonstrations and make & takes. Cost is $10 for an all-day wristband for kids 12 and under (purchased the day of the event). Adults are free with paid child(ren). Visit SugarSandPark.org/arts-spark Opens a New Window. for more information.
7. Police Shred Event, February 23
Opens a New Window. Boca Raton Police Services and Microshred Corporation are hosting a free shredding event open to residents. The Police Shred Event is on Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 9am to 12pm at Town Center at Boca Raton (located at 6000 Glades Road in the NW corner of the former Sears parking lot). Residents are allowed to bring a maximum of five banker's sized boxes per household for shredding. For a fee of $10, they will destroy your computer hard drive(s). The hard drive must be removed from the computer prior to arrival. For more information view the Boca Raton Police Services Facebook event Opens a New Window. .
8. Sunday Jazz Brunch, February 24
Opens a New Window. Miss the Sunday Jazz Brunch last month? Don't miss our next on one February 24 from 11am to 3pm at the Mizner Park Amphitheater. FREE and open to the public (food & drinks available for purchase), spend your Sunday with brunch, beats and brass. Enjoy music from DJ Blues 45's mixture of upbeat jazz, soul and funk, shop with vendors, nom on delicious food and enjoy some mimosas or the Bloody Mary bar. For more information visit the Mizner Amphitheater website Opens a New Window. .
9. Catch a show at the Willow Theater
Opens a New Window. The Willow Theatre at Sugar Sand Park offers two shows this February. To Life Opens a New Window. , an exciting concert event that highlights the contribution of Jewish composers and starts on Broadway, runs Friday, February 1 to Sunday, February 3. From February 14-17, 22-14, the Willow Theatre presents Music of the Knight Opens a New Window. , an intimate night spanning the life, career and hit songs of Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber. For information and tickets on both shows visit the Willow Theatre website Opens a New Window. .
10. See what Gumbo Limbo Nature Center has to offer
Opens a New Window. Interested in learning about the natural world around us? Attend Gumbo Limbo Nature Center's lecture series for a presentation by a guest scientist, researcher or other experts. February's topic is "Birding South Florida." Birder and author Brian Rapoza will share his experience and expertise with South Florida migratory birds featuring a beautiful photo presentation. Find out more at the Gumbo Limbo website Opens a New Window. .
Opens a New Window. Gumbo Limbo Nature Center also offers on-water adventure programs with canoes, kayaks and stand-up paddle boards. If you're a nature lover that enjoys beautiful scenery, fresh air, exercise and wants to discover the magic of the mangroves and Intracoastal Waterway, learn more about the Intracoastal Adventures at the Gumbo Limbo website Opens a New Window. .
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