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New Waterfront Park to Open in 2019
Development of Hillsboro El Rio Park II has officially begun. Located on the south side of SW 18th Street between Dixie Highway and the El Rio Canal, this 14 acre site will become the newest City park with an estimated opening at the end of 2019.

After input from surrounding neighbors and recommendations by the Parks and Recreation Board, a new site plan was created, offering a park that will be open from dawn to dusk and will include the following amenities: Walking/jogging path with a fitness station, playground, 1 basketball court, 4 pickleball courts, 1 sand volleyball court, 2 tennis courts, picnic pavilions, a soft launch area for canoes and kayaks into the El Rio canal, parking and restroom facilities.

To learn more, check out the Newsflash.
City Launches Program to Recognize Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Restaurants

The City of Boca Raton is launching a new initiative called The Coastal Connection Restaurant Program. The program, sponsored by the City's Office of Sustainability and Recreation Services Department, will be introduced at the Sea Turtle Day Festival at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center (1801 N. Ocean Blvd.) on March 2, 2019.

This new environmental initiative will recognize restaurants in the community that are making sustainable and eco-friendly changes to benefit our coastal community. Participating restaurants will earn "Sustainability Stars" that reflect their level of commitment to the environment through certain actions.

Visit the Coastal Connection Restaurant Program webpage to learn more about the program, the requirements and how restaurants in our community can earn "Sustainability Stars."

Also, tune in to our latest podcast episode of Boca Behind the Scenes, Ep. 18 - Connecting Our Coastal Community to learn more about the Coastal Connection Restaurant Program and the Sea Turtle Day Festival at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center.

Visit our Podcasts page to view previous episodes and for more info. There are so many ways to listen! It's easy, you can tell your Google Home "Play Boca Behind the Scenes podcast." Or you can find us on iTunes / Apple Podcasts, Amazon Alexa, Spotify, Google Play, Google Podcasts, YouTube and coming soon to more platforms!
Bring the Family to Touch a Truck at the Spanish River Library on March 16

Round up the family to see, touch and learn about and climb aboard our City's many fascinating trucks and vehicles at the Touch A Truck event on March 16 from 9:30am to 12pm at the Spanish River Library (1501 NW Spanish River Boulevard).

Don't miss this family event where truck operators will be on hand to demonstrate how their vehicles work, explain what they do and pose for pictures with kids. Check out a fire engine, sanitation truck, aerial bucket truck, dump truck, beach tractor, rescue boat and much more!

To learn more about Touch a Truck, view the Boca Raton Public Library's Facebook event.
Festival of the Arts BOCA Returns for 13th Year

Festival of the Arts BOCA has returned to promote the cultural arts and enrich the quality of life of the residents of Boca Raton!

This year's lineup of talented and exquisite acts features Star Wars: A New Hope with a Live Orchestra, cross-genre "little orchestra" Pink Martini, an evening of Russian music and ballet, jazz composer and trumpeter Arturo Sandoval, and much more!

Download PulsePoint and Save a Life
The City of Boca Raton Fire Rescue Services recently launched a new app called PulsePoint that is designed to help save lives. CPR-trained citizens who have the app receive notifications from 911 dispatch when someone nearby is experiencing cardiac arrest. They can provide help while first responders are en-route. Learn more about PulsePoint on the Boca Raton Fire Rescue Services webpage and check out our new promotional video on YouTube.
Each month we bring you a curated list of the Top Things to Do & Know in Boca Raton. March comes in like a lion and stays roaring with events all month long. Festival of the Arts BOCA returns, families go hands-on at the Touch a Truck event, and we start Summer Camp registration. View our top picks...
Spring Break Dates
Palm Beach County Schools

March 18 - 22, 25

Florida Atlantic University, Lynn University &
Palm Beach State:

March 4 - 10
Spring Fest
April 6, 2019
10am - 3pm

Food Truck Fridays
March 1, April 5, May 3, June 7
11am - 2pm

201 West Palmetto Park Road
Boca Raton, FL 33432
(561) 393-7700