Burns Road Recreation Center Playground
Palm Beach Gardens logo with tower and artwork

NOVEMBER 2016
CITY OF PALM BEACH GARDENS
PROGRAMS & EVENTS


Following is just a sampling of the many recreation programs and events taking place at the
City of Palm Beach Gardens:

UPCOMING EVENTS

A variety of colorful vegetables

The Gardens GreenMarket sponsored in good health by Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center

Sundays, November 6, 13, 20, 27  |  8am-1pm
City Hall Municipal Complex, 10500 N. Military Trail


Every Sunday, shop from over 160 vendors selling the freshest-of-the-fresh in produce, plants, flowers, bread, seafood, bakery items, cheese, sauces, crafts, prepared food & drink items and much, much more! Live music every Sunday. During the month of November we host a Thanksgiving Food Drive to benefit the students of Grove Park Elementary School and their families. Donations of non-perishable items will be accepted at the information table located across from the pavilion.
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Police and Fire Department Honor Guard processing with the flags

Veterans Day Ceremony

Friday, November 11 |  11am
Veterans Plaza at City Hall, 10500 N. Military Trail


Join the City of Palm Beach Gardens for a ceremony to honor those who have served and those who are currently serving in the armed forces. Music provided by Palm Beach Gardens High School Pizzazz Chorus. 
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A teenage boy holding a skateboard

Skate Jam

Friday, November 18  |  6-8pm
Gardens Skate Park, 10113 Plant Drive


Locals Surf Shop and the City of Palm Beach Gardens are hosting a Skate Jam for all ages at the Gardens Skate Park.  This is a free event – pizza will be served to all participating skaters and prizes will be awarded to competition winners.  There is no pre-registration required.  Helmets must be worn at all times.

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The City of Palm Beach Gardens and Anita Banks Justice for Corey Foundation, Inc. Unity Day

The City of Palm Beach Gardens and
Anita Banks Justice for Corey Foundation, Inc. Unity Day

Saturday, November 19  |  1 – 5 pm
Palm Beach Gardens City Hall
10500 N. Military Trail


It has been a year since the tragic death of Corey Jones in the City of Palm Beach Gardens. Dedicated to promoting healing and peace, we invite you to join us for a day of family games, live music and performances, and a hands-on public art activity, all designed with a simple theme: UNITY. Make plans to attend this diverse event, as we welcome our neighboring communities. All games and activities are free. Food will be available for purchase in our special marketplace. Call 561.630.1100 for more information.

"Adam and Eve" oil painting by Nancy Tilles

Art Reception for Nancy Tilles:
“Painterly Realism”

Tuesday, November 29  |  5:30-7:30pm
Burns Road Recreation Center, 4404 Burns Road


Please join us at a reception for Nancy Tilles, accomplished artist and instructor for the City of Palm Beach Gardens. She will be exhibiting 23 of her beautiful oil paintings. Light refreshments will be served. Nancy teaches weekly 3-hour art lessons on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in our art room. Stop in to see her fine artwork and meet Nancy to discuss an art class for yourself! Beginners are welcome to sign up. Click here for more information on art lessons or call 561.630.1100. GardensArt information

Vendor booths set up at the Holiday Bazaar

SAVE THE DATE!

33rd Annual Gardens Holiday Bazaar
Friday, December 2  |  11am-7pm
Saturday, December 3  |  9am-4pm
Burns Road Recreation Center, 4404 Burns Road


Mark your calendar for terrific shopping at approximately 100 booths of crafts and gift items. Don’t worry about the weather; this is an indoor event! Interested vendors: please click here for details. 

GENERAL INFORMATION

For a full, detailed listing of classes, programs and events, please visit our website at www.pbgrec.com.  

Get ready to “fall back”

Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday, November 6, so make sure you turn those clocks back one hour before you go to bed on Saturday night, November 5, and enjoy that extra hour of sleep!

"Happy Thanksgiving!" clip art with fall vegetables in the background

Facilities Closed for Thanksgiving

All supervised Recreation facilities including Burns Road Recreation Center, Aquatic Complex, Tennis Center, Lakeside Center, Riverside Youth Enrichment Center and the Skate Park will be closed on Thursday, November 24. Enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday!


Gardens Life Brochure

The October-December edition of the Gardens Life brochure listing classes, programs and events is currently available online or in print. Download a copy or pick one up at any Recreation service desk. 

GFWC Palm Beach Gardens Woman's Club

The PBG Woman's Club will be hosting a program for the Holy Ground Organization. They will be collecting supplies to donate to Holy Ground such as diapers, cleaning supplies, children's books, etc. The meeting is on Wednesday, November 16th at 7 p.m. at Lakeside Community Center, 10410 N. Military Trail, followed by refreshments. For more information contact Ronnye Sands, Membership Chairman 561-622-3751.  

YOUTH CLASSES & PROGRAMS

Two young boys on the miniature golf course.

School’s Out Days

The Recreation Division offers fun-filled programs for grades K-8 on the following four days off of public school in November: November 8, 11, 23, and 25. Sign up now for School’s Out Days, either online or in person, before they fill. We only have limited spaces available! 
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Karate For Kids

Classes are designed for kids ages 7-9 to improve balance and coordination while emphasizing self-control and self-discipline, and build self-confidence. Monday and Wednesday nights from 6-6:45pm from November 2 through December 14 (no class 11/23 or 12/7). Res/NR Fee: $66/$83. For classes for ages 10 and up, scroll down and look under the Adult Classes & Programs section. More Information

ADULT CLASSES & PROGRAMS

Karate For Juniors/Adults

Students ages 10+ will develop strong fundamental karate techniques in this 90-minute class. Self-defense and effective karate technique are the main focus. Monday and Wednesday nights from 7:15-8:45pm from November 2 through December 14 (no class 11/23 or 12/7).  Res/NR Fee: $77/$97. More Information

Two women and a man sitting on mats doing Pilates

New Wellness Classes!


Mat Pilates

Mat is a class that involves controlled breathing, whole body integrated movements and body weight resisted exercises. The focus is building of core strength in order to optimize daily movements. Ongoing on Saturdays (9:45-10:45am) beginning November 5. Res/NR Fee: $10/$12 per class or $80/$100 for a 10-class pass.  While staying on your mat, you will use blocks, balls and resistance bands to challenge the whole body. More Information

Barre 

Barre is a combination of yoga, Pilates and ballet, which creates a total body workout. This class is ongoing on Mondays (6:15-7:15pm), Wednesdays (7:15-8:15pm), and Fridays (5:30-6:30pm) beginning November 2. Res/NR Fee: $12/$14 per class or $100/$120 for a 10-class pass. Using light weights along with body weight, you will strengthen, stretch, and lengthen your arms and legs, lift your glutes and flatten your abs. More Information

ADULT / SENIORS CLUB

Adult/Seniors Club activities are held at
Burns Road Recreation Center, 4404 Burns Road and/or
 Lakeside Center, 10410 N. Military Trail

Singing Christmas Tree Trip

Join us on Saturday, December 3, 3:30-8:30pm, to enjoy the sounds of the season with the Singing Christmas Tree Choir and other featured guests. Dinner is on your own at the Taste of Hobe Sound Restaurant. Transportation fee is complimentary for Senior Club members, $3 for resident guests and $5 for non-resident guests. Bus leaves at 3:30pm sharp from the PBG Police Station Parking Lot, 10500 N. Military Trail. 
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Four ladies sitting at a table playing Mah jongg

Scrabble, Mah Jongg & Canasta

Do you want to play or learn how to play Scrabble, Mah Jongg and or Canasta? Check us out at the Lakeside Center from 1-5pm for Mah Jongg Games: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; Mah Jongg Lessons: Tuesdays; Scrabble: Wednesdays, and Canasta on Thursdays. Your first visit is free! Res/NR Annual Fee $25/$50 or daily admission Res/NR $3/$5. More Information

Friday is Variety Game Day

The Adult/Seniors Club is playing Social Bridge, Poker, Mah Jongg and Hand, Knee & Foot on Fridays, as well as informal Social Bridge Lessons on Mondays and Fridays. We also offer Mexican Train Dominoes classes & games on Fridays. Please call ahead to 630-1120 or 630-1100, and join us at Lakeside Center at 1pm sharp.  More Seniors Club Information 

TENNIS CENTER

5110 117th Court North, PBG 33418
pbgrec.com/tennis
561.775.8277

A group of tennis players under black lights at the XGLOsive tennis event.

XGLOsive Tennis Halloween “Spooktacular” 

On Friday, October 28th, it was Lights Out, Game On! This unique tennis experience under black lights was such an awesome event! Costumes were encouraged and everyone had a blast! Click here for a short video.

USTA-sanctioned “Serve the Stuffing” Boys & Girls (18-16) Singles and Doubles 

November 5-7, Saturday-Monday, 8:30am-7:30pm – This tournament is for highly-skilled players who will not have reached their 19th birthdays before December 2016. Enter onlineMore Information on Youth Tennis Programs

USTA National Father/Daughter Mixed Doubles Championships! 

Friday-Monday, November 11-13, 11am-6pm daily. Due to Hurricane Matthew, this premier event has been re-scheduled, with matches now to be played at our Tennis Center. Tennis-playing fathers and daughters, here is a chance to participate in an extraordinary experience together! Entries have been re-opened. Enter online or just come and watch some great tennis! 

AQUATIC COMPLEX

4404 Burns Road, PBG 33410
pbgrec.com/aquatics     561.630.1100

Boys and girls standing on the pool deck at Aquatic Camp

H2O Sports Camp School’s Day Out

Wednesday, November 23 |  7:30am-4pm - H2O Sports Camp is a fun alternative to our regular School’s Day Out programs. This camp is designed to strengthen swimming skills while participating in exciting aquatic activities. Campers must bring lunch and must have the ability to swim 25 yards efficiently.  Resident/Non-Res Fee: $50/$63. More Information

PBG Makos Swim Team 

PBG Makos Swim Team combines stroke refinement, drills, endurance training, and fun games to improve a swimmers overall swimming abilities in a fun team environment. For those who are ages 4-17 and are interested in the swim team, you can join at any time during the season. More Information

Water Aerobics

Water Aerobics provides an exciting high energy, low impact workout in our heated pool. This activity offers a great way to increase muscle strength and flexibility while alleviating pressure in the joints. All equipment is provided. Resident/Non-Res Fee: $4/$5. Classes take place 6 days per week. Go to pbgrec.com/aquatics for a weekly schedule and more information.

RIVERSIDE YOUTH ENRICHMENT CENTER

10170 Riverside Drive, PBG 33410
www.pbgrec.com/ryec     561.630.1130

Council Members and City Leaders holding books at Read for the Record

Jumpstart’s Read for the Record®

Riverside Youth Enrichment Center has participated in this national literacy event since 2007. Each year, City Council members, the City Manager, and Officials with the Fire and Police Department join 3 Million participants all over the nation who read the same book on the same day to the children in our community.  This year we read the book The Bear Ate Your Sandwich on Thursday, October 27, and everyone had a great time! 

Annual Thanksgiving Celebration and Show 

The children in the 3-year-old program and the Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) program will be performing holiday songs and poems at the Eissey Campus Theatre on Saturday, November 12 at 9:30am. We look forward to seeing them in their costumes and enjoying their wonderful performance! For more information, call Riverside Youth Enrichment Center at 561-630-1130.  

Contact Us


City of Palm Beach Gardens Recreation Division
4404 Burns Road, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410


www.pbgrec.com      recinfo@pbgfl.com     561-630-1100

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