December 2019
Lights 4 Hope- Okeeheelee Park
Enjoy a drive thru holiday light show on select weekends in December, 6 p.m. at Okeeheelee Park, west of West Palm Beach. $12/standard car or truck; $20/large van or small bus; $30/large bus.
Friday Morning Hoops- Westgate Park and Recreation Center
Meet new friends and play 15-minute running games with scorekeeping and fair play on Fridays, 9 a.m. at Westgate Park and Recreation Center, West Palm Beach. For ages 18+, $2/person.
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Owl Yoga- Okeeheelee Nature Center
Enjoy a 60-minute slow yoga class while experiencing the peaceful vibes of the resident owls as they gaze from their perches Sat, Dec 7, 10 a.m. at Okeeheelee Nature Center in Okeeheelee Park, west of West Palm Beach. Ages 12+, $15/participant. RSVP required.
Paper Cutting with Hiromi Moneyhun Workshop- Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens
Participants will learn special cutting techniques and create a one-of-a-kind kirie holiday ornament Sat, Dec 7, 10 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. at the Oki Education Center in the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, Delray Beach. This workshop is taught at an introductory level, providing guests the basics on an array of Japanese subjects. $60/participant, $10/material fee. RSVP required.
Showcase: "Lean On Me"- Arts4All Florida - Palm Beach County
Enjoy wonderful, inclusive, family-friendly performances by local talent Sat, Dec 7, 2 p.m. at the Duncan Theatre at Palm Beach State College, Lake Worth. This show is filled with dance numbers and musical soloists! $10/adults, $5/students & seniors.
Robert Watson & Preservation Road Band- Canyon Amphitheater
Grand Edventures presents: Robert Watson & Preservation Road Band Sat, Dec 7, 7 p.m. at Canyon Amphitheater in Canyon District Park, Boynton Beach. Enjoy music from The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, B.B King, Eric Clapton, rock & blues and more. FREE ADMISSION
Full Moon Bike Ride - Riverbend Park
Join a naturalist on a moonlit, nighttime bike ride Fri, Dec 13, 6:30 p.m. at Riverbend Park, Jupiter. Appropriate safety gear and water is required. Ages 8+, $10/person. RSVP required.
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Palm Beach County Mounted Posse Barrel Speed Show- Jim Brandon Equestrian Center
Watch as riders and their horses compete against the clock and each other for money and prizes Sat, Dec 14, 5 p.m. at Jim Brandon Equestrian Center in Okeeheelee Park, west of West Palm Beach. FREE for spectators.
Carlin Park after Dark: The Long Run - Seabreeze Amphitheater
Carlin Park after Dark is back at Seabreeze Amphitheater in Carlin Park, Jupiter! This FREE tribute band concert series continues Sat, Dec 14, 7 p.m. with The Long Run, an "Eagles Tribute".
Geology Rocks- Daggerwing Nature Center
Join a naturalist to learn amazing geology facts and enjoy hands-on exploration of various rocks and minerals Sat, Dec 21, 10:30 a.m. at Daggerwing Nature Center in Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park, west of Boca Raton. Ages 8+, $3/participant. RSVP required.
Legends on the Lawn: Big City Dogs- Canyon Amphitheater
Legends on the Lawn presents: Big City Dogs Sat, Dec 21, 7 p.m.  at Canyon Amphitheater in Canyon District Park, Boynton Beach. Enjoy classic rock and blues music from the 1960s thru the 2000s.  FREE ADMISSION
Prescribed Burns planned for Okeeheelee Park Natural Areas
The Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department will be conducting a series of prescribed burns at the Okeeheelee Park Natural Area located at 7715 Forest Hill Blvd, between November 4, 2019 and May 31, 2020 & at the Okeeheelee Park South Natural Area located at 7500 Forest Hill Blvd, between November 4, 2019 and October 31, 2020.

The purpose of these burns is to reduce dead and dense vegetation and to improve native habitat. Click here to read more about our Prescribed Burn program.
Green Cay Nature Center
Temporary Closure of Green Cay Nature Center & Wetlands
Green Cay Nature Center & Wetlands is currently closed for the construction of a much needed, new nature center roof. The entire site is closed for 4-6 months during construction. For the most up-to-date information on the facility, please call 561-966-6686.

Click here for additional information on this closure and to view other nature centers and wetlands of interest to visit during this time.