City of Boca Raton - City Connection February 2018
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Downtown Boca Italian Fest

Feb. 3 - 4pm-10pm
That’s amore! Join us downtown at Sanborn Square for a night in Italy with live entertainment, authentic Italian food and drinks, a meatball eating contest, grape stomping demo, rides for the kids and much more.
More info...
Italian Fest 2018

Por La Mar & The Estates
Pavement Resurfacing Project

The City has scheduled a pavement resurfacing project for Por La Mar & The Estates Sections in east Boca Raton. Work is scheduled to begin on
Friday, February 9 and last about a month. View more important information for homeowners on our website.
Por La Mar and The Estates

Voter's Registration

 If you haven't already done so already, remember to register before the February 12 deadline in order to vote for the upcoming March 13 municipal election.

Visit our website to find links for voter registration and polling locations. More info...


Voter's Registration

12th Annual Festival of the Arts Boca

Feb. 23 - March 4
The Festival will present an array of performers and authors that are sure to captivate and excite audiences. Performances include Bill Murray, Kathleen Battle, Itzhak Perlman, Peter Diamandis and more.
More info...


Festival of the Arts
USTA Wheelchair Program of the Year

Patch Reef Tennis Wins USTA Award

Congratulations Patch Reef Tennis Center for its recent award for the “USTA’s Local Grassroots Wheelchair Tennis Program of the Year.”  More info...

Bicycle Friendly Community

Bicycle Friendly Community Award

The City of Boca Raton has been redesignated as a Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) at the Bronze level by the League of American Bicyclists. Of the 26 bike friendly communities in Florida, Boca Raton is the only city recognized in Palm Beach County.
Boca Raton has 84 miles of bike lanes, as well as shared use paths & trails.
More info...


Lake Wyman Park

Rutherford Park & Lake Wyman Project Design Improvements

At the January 22, 2018 City Council Workshop, consultants presented conceptual and design ideas for boat ramps, kayak trails and boardwalk trails. To see the presentation and learn about upcoming public outreach meetings, visit our website.


New Boards

New Boards - Application Deadline

Extended to Feb. 6

Do you have an interest in Art or Education?

Looking to get involved with your City?  
The City Council recently established two new volunteer committee opportunities: The Art in Public Places Advisory Board and the Education Task Force.
More info...

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BRCC Acting Classes

Boca Raton Community Center

Beginning Feb. 5, acting classes for your young comedian or actor. To register, call 561-393-7807.
More info...

Mondays, 3pm - 5pm
Acting 101 (Ages 5-10)

Mondays, 5pm - 8pm
Actors Conservatory (
Ages 11-18)

Patch Reef Park

Schakolad Chocolate Factory Tour - Feb. 15
9am-3pm

Enjoy a celebration of chocolate at the Schakolad Chocolate Factory in Davie. Learn the history of chocolate, how chocolate is made, then dip your own truffles and mold chocolate yourself!
More info...

Schakolad Chocolate Factory
I Love Tennis

Boca Raton Racquet Center (St. Andrews Blvd)

I Love Tennis Mixed Doubles Round Robin
Feb. 18
- 10:30am-12:30pm

Adult mixed-doubles round robin, all levels. Sign up with a partner or let us find you one! SIGN UP with the pro shop by calling 561-367-7095
More info...


Sugar Sand Park

Arts Spark Kids Fest - Feb. 18
11am-4pm
This interactive event for children celebrates the creative, performing and visual arts with a multitude of performances, workshops, demonstrations and make & takes. For ages 12 and under.
More info...

Arts Spark 2018
Sea Turtles - Dig The Dunes

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center

Sea Turtle Day Festival - Feb. 24
9am-4pm

Fun-filled family day including food trucks, exhibitors, aquarium feedings, children’s theater, guided boardwalk tours, kid’s crafts, awesome booths and more!  Free parking with shuttle service from Spanish River Park.
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One Book Boca Garth Stein

One Book Boca: Author Talk & Book Signing
with Garth Stein - Feb. 24

4pm-5pm

In it's 3rd year, this community reading experience is back with the New York Times bestseller, The Art of Racing in the Rain, by Garth Stein. The book shares a captivating look at the wonders and absurdities of human nature as seen from the unique perspective of a dog’s point of view. More info...

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Sustainable Tree Maintenance

In case you missed the discussion about tree maintenance and pruning at the City Council Workshop on January 22, you can learn about the Right Tree, Right Place initiative in our Sustainable Tree Brochure.
More info...

Christmas Tree Mulch UPDATE!
Gumbo Limbo received a dump truck full of mulch for their Butterfly Garden on Jan. 31. Thanks to everyone who brought their trees to Mizner Bark to be recycled.

Tree Brochure
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This month

Feb. 8 - Candidates Forum for the Boca Raton Municipal Election - Sponsored by the Federation of Boca Raton Homeowners Associations

Feb. 12 - CRA Meeting/City Council Workshop

Feb. 13 - City Council Meeting

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