You’ve made it through another work week, why not spend this weekend checking off some awesome items from your summer bucket list. School is just around the corner so you gotta hurry!


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While we’ve picked our 11 favorites happening this weekend, there are lots more where that came from so be sure to check out our full event calendar. See something we missed? Send us your recommendations!

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Friday, August 2

84. Thunderstorms. 80% chance of rain.

Window on the World

Lighthouse Art Center | 10AM – 4PM | Free | Details

Why you should go: View amazing art, hang out, do some reading, and enjoy the interactive exhibits available. The best part…it’s all free!

Norton Museum Free Admission

Norton Museum | 10-5PM | Free | Details

Why you should go: Come visit a world-class art museum for FREE!

Summer Concert Series!

Downtown Gardens | 7-10PM | Free | Details

Why you should go: There’s nothing better than a free concert at a favorite local spot! From country to jazz to classic rock, this diverse lineup will have something for everyone! Grab a bite to eat and rock out with the kids this Friday night!


Saturday, August 3

88. Scattered Thunderstorms. 50% chance of rain.

Home Depot Workshop: Rocket Pencil Box

Home Depot (Jupiter) | 9AM -12PM | Free | Details

Why you should go: Take school work to another galaxy with a  hands-on workshop where you and your child can build a rocket pencil box. All workshop attendees must be accompanied by a parent or adult at all times. Participants get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last. Ideal for children ages 5-12. 

RISE to the Occasion Back to School Bash

Manatee Lagoon | 10AM -2PM | Free | Details

Why you should go: Join Manatee Lagoon for a day of free family fun featuring activities for children, photo opportunities with Mia the Manatee, Palm Beach County Library System’s Bookmobile, community resources, free food and more.

Storytime

Barnes & Noble | 11AM-12PM | Free | Details

Why you should go: Join Barnes & Noble for part two of their kick-off to Kindergarten series. Enjoy fun activities to prepare kids as they begin a new adventure, and get a coupon from the Café for a grilled cheese sandwich with milk or juice for $4 (Café stores only)

Friendship Fest

Barnes & Noble | 2-3:30 PM | Free | Details

Why you should go:  Join Barnes & Noble for games and activities about friendship and more based on the book The Tail of Emily Windsnap by Liz Kessler.

Farmers Market

  • District Farmers Market Saturdays | Grandview Public Market| 9AM-2PM | Details

Sunday, August 4

89. Scattered Thunderstorms. 50% chance of rain.

Baby & Me Storytime

Barnes & Noble | 11AM-12PM | Free | Details

Why you should go: Join in to listen to the book reading Who Goes Roar? and participate in activities featuring sensory growth for your little ones. Plus, receive a free Starbucks tall, hot or iced coffee at the cafe!

Dr. Logger Show

Loggerhead Marine Life Center | 1-1: 30PM | Free | Details

Why you should go: Through an interactive show, Dr. Logger and “Bob” the sea turtle educate the audience on the life of a sea turtle, by addressing various topics: threats, nesting, anatomy, lifestyle, etc.

Farmers Market

  • Gardens GreenMarket | Palm Beach Gardens | 9AM-1PM | Details

*Events marked with an asterisk require pre-registration. Click details for that event for contact information.

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