Program fees per week are $200 for residents and $250 for non-residents.
Hula Surf and Paddle School offers one of the most comprehensive and educational surf and ocean safety camps in the area, according to a news release. Kids will learn to surf and refine their skills. Instructors are first aid and CPR certified. All equipment, including surfboards, is included.
Last year, Boynton Beach held its Fourth of July celebration and fireworks event on July 4. It was a Monday. And it was a late night. The next day, parents asked the city if they’d move future July 4th events to the weekend.
So now, this year’s celebration will be on Saturday.
“Those with young children, by the time they get home it’s a pretty late night,” Wally Majors, the city’s director of parks and recreation, told city officials.
The free event will be at Intracoastal Park, 2240 N. Federal Highway.
The event is from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. and includes live music from Dee Dee Wilde Band and On The Roxx (OTR).
At 8:45 p.m. the Boynton Beach Fire Department Honor Guard will do a patriotic salute followed by the National Anthem. Fireworks begin at 9 p.m. Food and beverage vendors will be on site. There will be activities for children.
Attendees are encourages to bring blankets and chairs.
Two free park and ride shuttle locations are available: Boynton Beach City Hall, 100 E. Boynton Beach Boulevard and Ezell Hester Center, 1901 N. Seacrest Blvd., from 5:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
The final departures from both locations to the event will be at 8:30 p.m. with the shuttles resuming from Intracoastal Park from 9:30 – 10:30 p.m.
No pets or personal fireworks are allowed for the safety of all spectators.
The deadline to register for the Boynton BeachPolice Department’s Teen Police Academy is Monday.
The program is July 31 through Aug. 4 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Intracoastal Park for teens ages 14-16.
The academy will provide youth a hands-on opportunity to learn how the BBPD operates.
Class topics will include: CPR certification, K-9, police patrol techniques, dangers of traffic stops, firearm safety, ropes course, bike patrol, marine enforcement, gang and drug awareness, crime scene procedures and field trips.
The cost is $100, which includes lunch, t-shirts, a hat and sackpack.
Call Officer Rachel Loy for information at (561) 742-6849.
The restaurant in Renaissance Commons, which opened in 2014, will close Sunday. The menu includes a variety of grilled cheese sandwiches, chopped salads and side dishes. Examples of sandwiches on the menu: Loaded Potato, which is American cheese, french fries, bacon and scallions on white bread with a side of ranch dressing; and Pulled Pork, which is pork, cheddar cheese, coleslaw, pickle chip and BBQ sauce on white bread.
The Lantana Chamber of Commerce is looking for people to cook chili for the town’s fourth chili cook-off on July 4. The event is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Bicentennial Park, 321 E. Ocean Ave.
The entry fee is $25. The grand prize winner gets $500. The second place winner gets $75 and the third gets $25.
For information and to sign up, contact Lynn Smith at 561-585-8664 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The town’s July 4 festivities are from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The event includes live music and contests such as Most Patriotic Baby. There will also be family games and vendors. Bring chairs and blankets. Fireworks start at 9:10 p.m.
Davis and his family have outgrown their location in their small corner takeout spot at Federal Highway and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, a low-income neighborhood that city officials have for years tried to revitalize. They moved less than 2 miles south on Federal just south of Woolbright Road.
Prateek Shrestha owns the Carvel. While he’s managed other locations, this is the first he owns. He said the area needed a Carvel location. Shrestha said he has heard more people talking about Carvel and thought now was a good time to open a location.
Shrestha found out he was correct on opening day. He said customers came in and talked about growing up in New York or other places and how they grew up eating Carvel ice cream.