September 2022 - Happy Parks for Pollinators Month!
Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation is participating in the national Parks for Pollinators campaign, which is aimed at raising public awareness about the importance of pollinators and the role parks play in advancing pollinator health and native habitat. Organized by the National Recreation and Park Association and The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation​, the Parks for Pollinators BioBlitz event is held during September.

Click here for details on how you can participate in the BioBlitz with us!
For select programs and events, signed waiver forms may be required from participants. Programs and events are subject to change. Please check for updates.

Check out our online calendar of events for even more programs and activities!
Special Events- PBC Parks
From food trucks in the park, a farmers market to group runs & walks, including the 70s Disco 5K - PBC Parks Birthday Celebration, check out all the special events happening this month at select parks! RSVP required for select events.
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Boot Camp- Glades Pioneer Park
A physical activity program that includes a large variety of upper body, leg strength and cardio exercises Mondays & Wednesdays, 6:00 p.m. on Orange Bowl Field at Glades Pioneer Park, Belle Glade. FREE ADMISSION
Functional Fitness- Morikami Park
A physical activity program focused on balance, flexibility and strength training. Classes are held Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8:30 a.m. at Morikami Park, Delray Beach. RSVP required. FREE ADMISSION
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Adaptive Pickleball Clinic- Therapeutic Recreation
The Military Adaptive Court Sports team will teach a pickleball fundamentals clinic to veterans
Fri, Sept 2, 9:30 a.m. at the CMAA Therapeutic Recreation Complex, Lake Worth. Open to all veterans with and without disabilities. RSVP required. FREE ADMISSION
Pollinator Plant Walk- Okeeheelee Nature Center
Celebrate Parks for Pollinators month with a nature walk, focused on our native pollinators and the plants they need to survive Fri, Sept 2, 10:00 a.m. at Okeeheelee Nature Center in Okeeheelee Park, west of West Palm Beach. Families/all ages, $3/participant. RSVP required.
Fall 2022 Esports League- Virtual Recreation
Starting Sept 5, register for our FREE virtual recreation Fall 2022 Esports League and compete against your fellow gamers! League games include Rocket League, Fortnite and Brawlhalla. League play dates are Sept 26-Nov 4; 4 regular season weeks + 2 weeks for playoffs.
Reptiles & Amphibians: of South Florida- Green Cay Nature Center
Join a naturalist and learn about Florida's reptiles and amphibians Sat, Sept 10, 10:00 a.m. at Green Cay Nature Center and Wetlands, Boynton Beach. All ages, $3/participant. RSVP required.
Family Fun Day: Tsukimi- Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens
Learn about the different elements involved in Tsukimi (moon-viewing) Festivals by making your own hanging decoration Sat, Sept 10, 12:00 p.m. in the Kamiya Room (Classroom A) at the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, Delray Beach. FREE with paid admission to the museum.
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International Coastal Cleanup- PBC Parks
In partnership with thousands of volunteer groups around the world, the International Coastal Cleanup engages people to remove trash that pollutes the world’s beaches and waterways. Make our community and coasts cleaner and healthier and join a local cleanup on Sat, Sept 17 at select PBC parks. RSVP required. FREE ADMISSION
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Legends on the Lawn: Spider Cherry- Canyon Amphitheater
Legends on the Lawn - a FREE live music event series - returns on Sat, Sept 17, 7:00 p.m. with Spider Cherry at Canyon Amphitheater in Canyon District Park, Boynton Beach.
Mother Nature & Me: Beautiful Butterflies- Daggerwing Nature Center
Stories, live animals and a craft specifically designed for toddlers and preschoolers
Tues, Sept 20, 10:30 a.m. at Daggerwing Nature Center in Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park, west of Boca Raton. Ages
2-5 (with guardian), $4/child. RSVP required.
Pollinators- Riverbend Park
Learn about the important job that pollinators do and the benefits they provide to us Sat, Sept 24, 9:30 a.m. at Riverbend Park, Jupiter. All ages, $5/participant. RSVP required.
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Palm Beach County in partnership with the Orange Bowl Committee will officially open Phase II of the Orange Bowl Field on
Sat, Sept 10, 10:00 a.m. at Glades Pioneer Park, located at 866 State Road 715, Belle Glade.

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Join us in celebrating our 50th Anniversary milestone as the Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department! Click here for more information, including the history of how we became the Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department!
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