City of Boca Raton February 2020 City Connection. Children standing in front of a MLK Jr.  mural.
Honoring and celebrating African American History Month.
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State of the City 2020
Join Mayor Scott Singer for the inaugural State of the City Address on Tuesday, February 18 at the Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center (201 W Plaza Real). The event starts at 5:30pm and the State of the City Address begins at 6:30pm. Seating is limited. Reserve your free ticket at MyBoca.us .
Be A Part of the Community Conversation
The City of Boca Raton's Community Advisory Panel (CAP) is hosting a Community Forum on February 13 at 6:30pm at the Spanish River Library . Residents of all ages are welcome to share their thoughts on topics like public safety, events & activities, development, traffic & parking, parks & recreation, libraries, beautification and more. Learn more...
New Early Voting Location: Spanish River Library
The City of Boca Raton will hold its next municipal election on March 17, 2020 concurrently with the 2020 Presidential Preference Primary Election. Early voting for the election will be held on Saturday, March 7 through Sunday, March 15 from 10am - 6pm at the Spanish River Library (1501 NW Spanish River Blvd). Learn more about the upcoming election and new voting machines...
Census 2020 Coming in April
April 1, 2020 is Census Day and your response matters. The 2020 Census counts the population in all 50 states and U.S. territories. By April 2020, each home will receive an invitation to respond to a short questionnaire -- online, by phone, or by mail. The data helps determine federal funding for hospitals, schools and roads.Visit 2020 Census for more information.
New Waterfront Park Opening
The City of Boca Raton is hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the grand opening of Hillsboro El Rio Park South on Saturday, February 22 from 9:30am - 10am. Following the ceremony, there will be community events for residents to enjoy, including pickleball demonstrations and children's activities. View the event...
Festival of the Arts BOCA Returns with A Season of Heroes
The 14th Annual Festival of the Arts BOCA returns February 28 - March 8 and features 11 ticketed events, including Cirque du Cinema acrobatics and dance, Beethoven Birthday Bash, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Film with Live Orchestra, Postmodern Jukebox and more! Learn more and purchase tickets at Festival Boca...
African American History Month
The Boca Raton Public Library is hosting a Documentery Series throughout the month of February for African American History Month on Wednesdays at 7pm at the Downtown Library . Learn more about African American History Month events HERE .
Light Up the Night at Glow in the Park
All ages are welcome at Patch Reef Park's new nighttime event Glow in the Park on Friday , February 28 from 5:30pm-9:30pm . Wear white and enjoy a DJ, glow in the dark tennis, games, food trucks, face painting and a graffiti wall. Cost is $7 per person. Learn more...
Top Things to Do & Know
 Each month we bring you a curated list of the Top Things to Do & Know in Boca Raton. Whether it's a popular event like Food Truck Fridays , a new program like Glow in the Park , or the Florida Comedy Film Festival , there's something for everyone this February!

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Look Out for Flashers!
Drivers in Boca Raton may have noticed the first of several Flashing Yellow Arrows (FYA) that will be installed at certain intersections throughout the City. The City's Traffic Engineering Division recently installed a new FYA signal at the intersection of NW 2nd Ave and NW 20th St. It allows north and southbound motorists to make a left turn if there is a safe gap in traffic. Learn more about the Flashing Yellow Arrows HERE.
Pay for Parking on Your Phone
Metered parking for beach visitors just got a little easier! The City is partnering with ParkMobile, a convenient, pay-by-phone parking application that allows patrons to set up an account and pay for metered spots by entering a zone (space) number. 170 metered parking spots at selected beach areas are being tested in a new pilot program. The City looks to expand the pay by phone option to other metered parking areas later in 2020. Learn more...
North Beach Restoration
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin a beach restoration project for beaches in north Boca Raton. Federal funds were allocated for restoration to repair the impacts and erosion from Hurricane Irma. 1.45 miles of Boca Raton beaches starting near Spanish River Blvd and continuing south to Red Reef Park, will receive approximately 550,000 cubic yards of sand. Mobilization and dredging will begin in late February. Learn more...
How to reduce the impact of plastic bags
Wondering how you can reduce the impact of plastic bags? Try reducing your use by investing in a few reusable bags, reusing the plastic bags that you do bring into your home, and by recycling the ones you have. Learn more about Sustainability...
Learn more about these topics on our Office of Sustainability's Take Action webpage.
Saturday, March 21
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Saturday, March 7
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Sunday, March 1
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