Social Highs

NOVEMBER

14 THE PALM BEACH POLICE & FIRE FOUNDATION The Palm Beach Policemen's & Firemen's Ball kick off cocktail reception hosted by Ann and Charles Johnson. By invitation.

CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF PALM BEACH — Members Season Kick Off Reception; 6pm at a private residence. Vicki and Chris Kellogg, Chairs/ Ca;; 561.379.6773.

 

RED SNEAKERS FOR OAKLEY Gala at Club Colette.

16 HOSPITAL FOR SPECIAL SURGERY All-Star Family Benefit; 2:30pm-5:30pm at The Field House at Chelsea Piers, Pier 62, West Side Highway, New York City. Casual attire. Call Elena Montandon at 212.606.1658, e-mail montandone@hss.edu or visit www.hss.edu/pedsbenefit.

 

QUANTUM HOUSEGolf & Gobble. 7:30am Registration and Breakfast; 8:15am Shotgun Start; 11:30am Lunch; 12:30pm Awards and Raffle at Palm Beach Par 3. Registration prices start at $125 for individual players. Visit quantumhouse.org/event/golf-and-gobble-2/ .

 

THE CITY OF WEST PALM BEACHGreenMarket Quasquicentennial Walking Tour; 10am by the banyan tree on the east end of Clematis Street, 101 N. Clematis St., and end at the Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum, at 300 N. Dixie Hwy. Tickets are $10 per person and tours are rain or shine. Call 561.832.4164, ext. 2 for more information or reservations.

 

17 JAZZ SOCIETY OF PALM BEACHJazz Great Concert and Fabulous Dinner. By invitation only. Call 305.858.6970 or visit www.jazzsocietypb.org.

18 INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF PALM BEACH Season Kick Off Cocktail Reception at Club Colette. By invitation.

OXBRIDGE ACADEMYAnnual Golf Classic; 12:30pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. Matthew K. Smith and P.H. Horgan III, Chair.

 

19 PALM BEACH ROUND TABLE —  Evening Speaker Event; 5:45pm at The Colony Hotel with guest speaker Mark Meckler, President of Citizens for Self-Governance. Speech Topic is We The People. Hermé de Wyman Miro, Chairwoman; Irene Athans and Carter Clarke, Evening Underwriters and Etonella Christlieb, Speaker Sponsor. Call 561.832.6418.

EW FOUNDATIONSavor The Season Kick Off; 6pm cocktails at Club Colette. By invitation.

GRANDMA'S PLACEGrandma's Angels' Fifth Annual Holiday Luncheon; 11:30am at the Sailfish Club of Palm Beach. Dina Rubio and Manda Galin, Chairs. Hermé de Wyman Miro and Elayne Flamm, Honorary Chairs. Call 561.753.2226.

20 CHILDREN'S HOME SOCIETY OF FLORIDA27th Annual Ultimate Dinner Party. Call 561.868.4300.

CENTER FOR FAMILY SERVICESOld Bags Committee Luncheon; noon at Chez Jean Pierre. Gail Worth, Chair; Arlette Gordon and Lois Pope, Honorary Chairs. By invitation.

 

 

21 CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETYConcert with Piano Trio: Arnaud Sussmann, Anthony McGill and Gloria Chien. Call 561.379.6773 or visit www.cmspb.org.

ST. ANN PLACESecond Annual Gala; 6:30pm at Club Colette. Pauline Pitt, Chair. Tickets: $500 per person with limited seating. Sponsorships opportunities available. Call John Pescosolido at 561.352.7813.

22 LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY2019 Light The Night; 6pm at the FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches. FPL, Presenting Sponsor. To form a team call 561.616.8682 or visit www.lightthenight.org.  

 

UNICORN CHILDREN'S FOUNDATIONCommunity Inclusion Awards at Boca West Country Club. Call 561.620.9377, ext. 304 or visit www.unicornchildrensfoundation.org.

 

23 PRESERVATION FOUNDATION OF PALM BEACH — All day celebration for the 25th Anniversary of Pan's Garden at 386 Hibiscus Avenue. Call 561.832.0731.

 

24 TRI COUNTY ANIMALRESCUEPeppermint Bark and Brunch; 11am - 3:30pm at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach. Visit tricountyanimalrescue.com. 

26 PRESERVATION FOUNDATION OF PALM BEACHFounders' Dinner featuring Jose Pepe Fanjul; 7pm at Club Colette. By invitation.

30 YOUNG FRIENDS OF PEGGY ADAMS ANIMAL RESCUE LEAGUE Inaugural Party Animal event at Norton Museum of Art. Ned and Kelly Grace, Stacey Leuliette, Fritz and Judy Van der Grift, Co-Chairs. Tickets: $275 for single; $500 for couple (before October 15). For information and to purchase tickets online visit palmbeachpartyanimal.org.

DECEMBER

 

1 AUTISM PROJECT OF PALM BEACH COUNTY17th Annual Dinner for Autism; 7pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. Angus G. Donnelley and Ernie and Liezl Els, Honorary Chairs.

2 PALM BEACH SYMPHONYSeason Opening Cocktail Party; 6pm at Club Colette. By invitation.

 

PALM BEACH ROUND TABLE —  Speaker Luncheon; 11:30am at The Beach Club with guest speaker panel of Palm Beach Round Table members. Hermé de Wyman Miro, Luncheon Chairwoman and Diane Hoffman, Speaker Sponsor and Luncheon Underwriter. Call 561.832.6418.

PROMISE FUND OF FLORIDASalute to the Promise Fund of Florida Cocktail Reception at the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens. By invitation.

JAZZ SOCIETY OF PALM BEACHFall Jazz Ensemble in Vera Lea Rinker Hall at Palm Beach Atlantic University. Apres Supper afterwards. By invitation. Call 305.858.6970 or visit www.jazzsocietypb.org.

TOWN OF PALM BEACH UNITED WAYShop and Share Reception; 6pm at Jimmy Choo, 244 Worth Avenue, Mary Freitas, Chair.

ADOPT-A-FAMILY OF THE PALM BEACHESTree Lighting Ceremony at the Sailfish Club. Brenda McGarrity and Jen Dudnyk, Chairs.

 

4 BASCOM PALMER EYE INSTITUTEFourth Annual For Your Eyes Only Ladies Lunch; noon at Club Colette. Lois Pope, Chair.

 

THE PALM BEACH POLICE & FIRE FOUNDATION — Council of 100 Annual Holiday Dinner at The Breakers Palm Beach. By invitation.

 

NEW HOPE CHARITIESHoliday Bazaar; 6:30pm at The Beach Club. Lillian Fanjul de Azqueta and Lyanne Azqueta, Chairs; Andres and Catherine Fanjul, Honorary Chairs.

5 PEGGY ADAMS ANIMAL RESCUE LEAGUE48th Annual Christmas Ball; 7pm at the Sailfish Club. Pauline Pitt, Chair. Call 561.472.8842 or visit events@peggyadams.org.

6 THE DIOCESE OF PALM BEACH31st Annual Lumen Christi Scholarship Gala; 7pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. A black-tie event featuring a reception followed by an elegant dinner and dance benefiting and celebrating all Diocesan Catholic Schools. The Most Reverend Gerald M. Barbarito, Bishop of Palm Beach, Honorary Chair. Tickets: $400. Call Shannon Hennessy at 561.775.9520.

 

LOURDES-NOREEN MCKEEN RESIDENCE Sixth Annual Holiday Luncheon at the Sailfish Club. Lori Corrigan and Mary Lynn Rogers, Chairs. Call 561.655.8444, ext. 3014.

7 ACHILLES FREEDOM TEAM OF WOUNDED VETERANS SOUTH FLORIDA15th Annual Spirit of America Dinner at The Beach Club. Mary Bryant McCourt, Chair; Hermé de Wyman Miro and Ari Rikfin, Honorary Chairs. Call 561.659.0873.

8 REHABILITATION CENTER FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS26th Annual Soiree An Old Fashioned Christmas; 7pm at Club Colette. Heather and Patrick Henry, Chairs; Pat Cunnington, Co-Chair. By invitation. Call 561.655.7266.

PALM BEACH FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIANS & JEWS — Lecture with Richard Rene Silvin on All That Glitters Is Not Gold - The Perils of Being Too Rich; 4pm at Wells Fargo Bank Building, 255 S. County Road. Call 561.833.6150.

A SAFE HAVEN FOR NEWBORNSHoliday Cabaret Luncheon and Concert; 11:30am at Mar-a-Lago. Call 561.846.1150.

9 MARY RUBLOFF YWCA HARMONY HOUSEAnnual Luncheon; 11:30am at the Sailfish Club. Shawn Jan and Sharon Rinehimer, Chairs; Felicia Taylor, Honorary Chair. By invitation.

THE SOCIETY OF THE FOUR ARTS Reception and Dinner honoring major donors and host committee of the Garden of Shaliman Dinner Dance; 6:30pm at Findlay Galleries. By invitation.

COMPASS COMMUNITY CENTER17th Annual Cocktails for Compass; 7pm at Club Colette. Ross Meltzer, Victor Figueredo, Jack Lighton and Giovanni Di Stadio, Chairs.

10 INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF PALM BEACH Centennial Celebration Dinner Dance honoring Hermé de Wyman Miro's 100th birthday at The Beach Club. Black tie. Veronica Atkins, Milly and Patrick Park and Suzanne Niedland, Honorary Chairs. By invitation.

PRESERVATION FOUNDATION OF PALM BEACHBallinger Luncheon and Award Presentation; noon at The Breakers Palm Beach. By invitation.

11 RDK MELANOMA FOUNDATION Cocktail Reception at Bonpoint, Palm Beach; 5pm-7pm to support upcoming 21st Annual Luncheon and Fashion Show. Merrill Fisher Gottesman and Mary Bryant McCourt, Hosts. Ten percent of sales will go towards RDK Melanoma Foundation's mission. To RSVP call 561.655.9655 or e-mail rita@melanomafoundation.com.

THE SALVATION ARMY49th Annual Christmas Gala - A Nutcracker Spectacular at The Breakers Palm Beach. Reception at 6:30pm followed by dinner and dance. Sponsorships are now available Call Joy Tinberg at 561.702.5084 or visit salvationarmyflorida.org/westpalmbeach/.

 

TOWN OF PALM BEACH UNITED WAYTocqueville Society Cocktail Reception; 6pm at the Sailfish Club. Jeffrey and Nicola Marcus, Chairs. By invitation. Call 561.655.1919.

ST. EDWARD CHURCH Annual Christmas Gala; 7pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. Virginia and John Gildea, Chairs; Marietta and Dale McNulty, Honorary Chairs. Call 561.832.0400.

SOUTH FLORIDA PBSStars of Education Dinner Dance honoring Bob Wright; 6:30pm at Club Colette. Howard and Michele Kessler, Chairs. By invitation.

12 HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF PALM BEACH COUNTY 18th Annual Archival Evening honoring Iris Apfel at Club Colette.

 

YWCA OF THE PALM BEACHES 11th Annual Prayer Breakfast; 7:45am at The Breakers Palm Beach.

 

 

13 CENTER FOR CREATIVE EDUCATIONHoliday Reception; 6pm at Adelson Cavalier Galleries. By invitation.

 

15 CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETYConcert with Piano Trio: Orion Weiss, Yura Lee and Clive Greensmith. Call 561.379.6773 or visit www.cmspb.org.

16 CATHOLIC CHARITIES — Christmas reception kick off for Caritas Bishop Dei Bishop's Gala at Findlay Galleries. Charlene and Richard Johnson and Debbi and Patrick Koenig, Chairs. By invitation.

PALM BEACH CIVIC ASSOCIATIONAnnual Holiday Reception; 6pm at the Morton and Barbara Mandel Recreation Center/ By invitation.

17 PALM BEACH SYMPHONYFourth Annual Holly Jolly Symphony Fȇte; 11am at The Beach Club. Virginia and John Gildea and Amy and John Collins, Chairs. Call 561.655.2657.

EW FOUNDATION — Second Annual Knock Our Socks Off! School Showcase. 7pm at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. Call 561.833.3700 or visit www.kravis.org for reserved seating.

TOWN OF PALM BEACH UNITED WAY — Business and Professional Breakfast; 7:30am at The Breakers Palm Beach. Stephen Hall, Jr., Chair. For invitation call 561.655.1919.

18 PROMISE FUND OF FLORIDA  Annual Pink Tie Guy Annual Reception at Club Colette to kick of Promise Fund's Perfect Pink Party. Christian Angle, Chair. Call 561.307.8000.

CENTER FOR FAMILY SERVICES Old Bags Luncheon "Best of Saks' fashion luncheon; noon at Saks Fifth Avenue. Gail Worth, Chair; Arlette Gordon and Lois Pope, Honorary Chairs. By invitation. 

20 MORSELIFE HEALTH SYSTEM 2019 Dinner Dance at The Breakers Palm Beach. Cocktails at 7pm; Dinner and entertainment at 7:45pm. Jean Sharf and Bruce Beal, Sr., Chairs; Sondra and David S. Mack, Honorary Chairs. By invitation. Call 561.242.4661 or e-mail events@morselife.org.

OPPORTUNITY EARLY LEARNING CHILDHOOD AND FAMILY CENTERReception honoring Jim Ritchie; 6pm at Adelson Cavalier Galleries. David and Jill Gilmour, Chairs. By invitation.

21 THE CITY OF WEST PALM BEACHGreenMarket Quasquicentennial Walking Tour; 10am by the banyan tree on the east end of Clematis Street, 101 N. Clematis St., and end at the Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum, at 300 N. Dixie Hwy. Tickets are $10 per person and tours are rain or shine. Call 561.832.4164, ext. 2 for more information or reservations.

 

 

JANUARY 2020 

3 LEADERS IN FURTHERING EDUCATION (LIFE) — 26th Annual Lady in Red Gala; 6pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. Lois Pope and Milly and Patrick Park, Chairs. Call 561.582.8083.

5 PALM BEACH FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIANS & JEWSSunday Conversations lecture with Harvey Oyer on When Palm Beach Collided with the North Pole; 4pm at Wells Fargo Bank Building, 255 S. County Road. Call 561.833.6150.

6 PROMISE FUND OF FLORIDAAnnual Royal Park Bridge Lighting kicks off month-long symbol of breast and cervical cancer awareness. Ellen Levy, Bridge Lighting Sponsor. Call 561.307.8000.

7 PALM BEACH ROUND TABLE Luncheon; 11:30am at the Sailfish Club with guest speaker Leonard S. Coleman, Jr. former president of National League of Professional Baseball Clubs. Hermé de Wyman Miro and Herbert Roemmele, Chairs. Call 561.832.6418.

COUDERT INSTITUTE — Honoring Isaac Stern's 100th Birthday with cocktails and light buffet; 5:30pm at the Sailfish Club. Call 561.659.6161.

 

9 BASCOM PALMER EYE INSTITUTE12th Annual Palm Beach Medical Forum and Luncheon; 11:30am at Mar-a-Lago.

BRIGHAM AND WOMEN'S HOSPITALAnnual Palm Beach Dinner; 6pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. By invitation.

10 PALM BEACH SYMPHONY 18th Annual Gala kick off cocktail reception; 6pm at Findlay Galleries. By invitation.

11 PROMISE FUND OF FLORIDAPerfect Pink Party at The Breakers Palm Beach. Sherry Endelson, Paulette Koch and Ross Meltzer, Chairs; David Brodsky, Honorary Chair. Call 561.307.8000.

THE CITY OF WEST PALM BEACHHistoric Bicycle Tour of the north end of the city. Group meets in the courtyard of City Hall at (time TBD) and join VisionZero for bicycle safety materials and giveaways.

12 COUDERT INSTITUTEConcert in the Garden, opera arias with baritone Charles Bettegie and pianist Michael Davidman; 4:30pm at Villa sei Fiori. Call 561.659.6161.

THE SOCIETY OF THE FOUR ARTSChairman's Forum Dinner; 6:30pm at Club Colette. By invitation.

14 THE RYAN LICHT SANG BIPOLAR FOUNDATION  Fifteen Years and Going Strong Annual Medical Briefing Luncheon and Panel Discussion honoring all past event chairmen at The Breakers Palm Beach. Margaret Trudeau and Dr. Andrew Nierenberg, Panelists. Call 888.944.4408.

 

16 PALM BEACH ISLAND HOSPICE FOUNDATION — 37th Anniversary Hospice Evening 2020  - Among the Palms featuring Oscar de la Renta 2020 Collection; 7pm at the Flagler Museum. Gaye and James Engel, Chairs; Nicole Atkinson and Betsy Turner, Honorary Chairs. Tickets: $900; Junior tickets for guests 45 and under are $500. Call Lynnette Lin at 561.832.8585 or visit www.hospicepb.org.

MORSELIFE HEALTH SYSTEMMorseLife Literary Society featuring Delia Owens, author of Where The Crawdads Sing; 8:45am at The Colony Pavilion. Cynthia Berenson, Penny Blumnenstein and Marlene Strauss, Chairs. Call 561.209.6103.

ST. GEORGE'S SOCIETY — Talk by Elizabeth Sharland-Jones on How To Marry An English Earl; 6:45pm dinner meeting at The Chesterfield Pavilion.

 

18 THE PALM BEACH POLICE & FIRE FOUNDATION, INC.The Palm Beach Policemen’s & Firemen's Ball presenting the Annual Palm Tree Award to Bob and Christine Stiller;  6:30pm-11pm at Mar-a-Lago. Monika and John Preston, Chairs; Annie and Michael Falk, and Sandra and Richard Bornstein, Honorary Chairs; Eileen and Brian P. Burns, Honorary Ambassadors. Tickets: $1000. Black tie. E-mail Lisa Loomis at lisaloomis@pbpf.us, call 561.820.8118 or visit www.pbpf.us.

AMERICAN FRIENDS OF THE HEBREW UNIVERSITYScopus Award Gala honoring Roberta and Paul Kozloff; 7pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. Call 561.750.8585.

THE CITY OF WEST PALM BEACHGreenMarket Quasquicentennial Walking Tour; 10am by the banyan tree on the east end of Clematis Street, 101 N. Clematis St., and end at the Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum, at 300 N. Dixie Hwy. Tickets are $10 per person and tours are rain or shine. Call 561.832.4164, ext. 2 for more information or reservations.

 

19 AMERICAN FRIENDS OF THE HEBREW UNIVERSITYNexus: Israel; 11am at The Four Seasons. Call 561.750.8585.

20 RDK MELANOMA FOUNDATION 21st Annual Luncheon & Fashion Show "Eclipse 2020". Fashion event  begins at 10:30am featuring a silent auction and at noon, a gourmet luncheon and runway fashion show featuring designer J. Mendel at The Breakers Palm Beach. Mary Bryant McCourt, Chair; Marianne Gold, Arlette Gordon, Merrill Fisher Gottesman, Nancy Hart, Ari Rifkin and Joan G. Rubin, Honorary Chairs. Visit melanomaluncheon.com or call 561.655.9655.

RAYMOND F. KRAVIS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS Palm Beach Wine Auction; 6pm at 1000 North, 1000 North U.S. Highway 1, Jupiter. Ted Mandes, Chair; Milly and Patrick Park, Co-Chairs. Tickets $1,250 by advance reservation only. Limited seating. Call 561.651.4320, e-mail pbwa@kravis.org or visit palmbeachwineauction.org.

PALM BEACH ROUND TABLE Evening Speaker event; 5:45pm at The Colony Hotel with guest speaker Paul Shapiro, best selling author and CEO of The Better Meat Co. Hermé de Wyman Miro, Carol Gigliotti and Herbert Roemmele, Chairs. Call 561.832.6418.

22 CENTER FOR FAMILY SERVICES OF PALM BEACH COUNTY, INC. — Old Bags Luncheon; 10:30am at The Breakers Palm Beach. Call 561.616.1222.

CATHOLIC CHARITIES, DIOCESE OF PALM BEACHNinth Annual Caritas Dei Bishop's Gala; 6:30pm at The Breakers Palm Beach.

23 HANLEY FOUNDATION Palm Beach Dinner; 6pm-9pm at the Sailfish Club; Judy and Fritz Van der Grift, Chairs. Call 561.268.2355.

25 LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY Annual Black Tie Gala at The Breakers Palm Beach.

THE CITY OF WEST PALM BEACHHistoric Bicycle Tour of the north end of the city. Group meets in the courtyard of City Hall at (time TBD) and join VisionZero for bicycle safety materials and giveaways.

26 FERD & GLADYS ALPERT JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE OF PALM BEACH COUNTYChai Society Dinner; 7pm at Club Colette. By invitation.

27 H.O.W. HEARING THE OVARIAN CANCER WHISPER19th Annual Time is of the Essence Luncheon featuring guest speaker Kyle MacLachlan; 11:30am at the Flagler Museum. Valerie Goldfein, Honorary Chair; Mary Cirillio-Goldberg and Ellen Sosnow, Chairs. Call 561.406.2109.

28 LIGHTHOUSE GUILD Kick Off Cocktail Reception at the Silver Fund for annual Visionary Dinner Dance at Club Colette honoring Audrey and Martin Gruss. By invitation.

PALM BEACH ISLAND CATSAnnual Cat's Meow Pawty at the Sailfish Club. Call 561.800.4725.

29 CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY — The Ehnes Quartet. Call 561.379.6773 or visit www.cmspb.org.

PRESERVATION FOUNDATION OF PALM BEACH Schultze and Weaver Dinner; 7pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. By invitation.

31 PALM BEACH ZOOMajor Donors Dinner at the home of Michele and Howard Kessler. Michele Kessler and Tom Quick, Chairs. By invitation.

 

FEBRUARY

 

1 NORTON MUSEUM OF ART Annual Gala at the Museum. Call 561.832.5196, ext. 1121.

 

4 PALM BEACH ROUND TABLELuncheon; 11:30am at The Beach Club with guest speaker Judi Regal, artist. Hermé de Wyman Miro, Luncheon Chairwoman; Sieglinde Wikstrom, Luncheon Underwriter and Stephen Lindsay, Luncheon Underwriter. Call 561.832.6418.

 

5 COUDERT INSTITUTE Gala at The Breakers Palm Beach. Call 561.659.6161.

DANA-FARBER CANCER INSTITUTE/THE JIMMY FUND29th Annual Discovery Celebration's Major Donor Dinner; 6:30pm at a private residence. Call 561.833.2080.

 

HENRY MORRISON FLAGLER MUSEUM60th Anniversary Gala at the Museum. By invitation.

CURETIVITY One Night Only Supper Club at Mar-a-Lago Club. Dr. Thomas Tzikas, Chair; Connie Frankino, Honorary Chair. By invitation.

BREAST CANCER RESEARCH FOUNDATIONHot Pink Luncheon & Symposium; 11am at The Breakers Palm Beach. Call 646.497.2635.

PLANNED PARENTHOODAnnual Palm Beach Dinner Dance; 7pm at The Four Seasons Jan and David Ball and Diane and Mark Goldman, Chairs. Call 561.472.9966.

7 BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF PALM BEACH COUNTY39th Annual Winter Ball Gala; 7pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. Hillie Mahoney, Chair; Gretchen Leach, Co-Chair; Julie and Mike Connors, Lydia and Bob Forbes, Judith S. Giuliani, Tom Quick and Amanda and Charles Schumacher, Honorary Chairs. By invitation. E-mail Tim Tracy at tracy@bgcpbc.org, call 561.683.3287 or visit www.bgcpbc.org.

 

8 DANA FARBER CANCER INSTITUTE & THE JIMMY FUND — 29th Annual Discovery Celebration at The Breakers Palm Beach. Phyllis Krock, Chair; Vicki and Arthur Loring, Honorary Chairs; Rose and Charles Dana, Tom Quick, and Roberta Weiner, Co-Chairs. Call Karen Martins at 561.833.2080.

PALM BEACH FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIANS & JEWSSunday Conversations panel discussion on Views of the Afterlife in the Ancient and Modern Worlds; 4pm at Wells Fargo Bank Building, 255 S. County Road. Call 561.833.6150.

9 EW FOUNDATION — Sixth Annual Musical Brunch: Books, Bellinis & Bel Canto. 11:30am at The Colony. Suzanne Holmes, Loretta Neff, Xiomi and J. Roby Penn, IV, Chairs; Hermé de Wyman Miro, Sharon Jablin and Gail Worth, Honorary Chairs. Call 561.833.3700 or visit BooksBellinisandBelCanto.com.

10 PALM BEACH OPERA 2020 Gala, An Evening with Christian Van Horn; 6:30pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. Lee Ann Alderton, Rebecca Doane, Joan Genser and Florence Kaufman, Co-Chairs. Call 561.835.7575, Box Office at 561.833.7888 or visit pbopera.org.

12 ALZHEIMER'S COMMUNITY CARE Summer Time Luncheon; 11am at The Beach Club.

13 MORSELIFE HEALTH SYSTEMMorseLife Literary Society featuring Tara Westover, author of Educated; 8:45am at The Colony Pavilion. Cynthia Berenstein, Penny Blumenstein and Marlene Strauss, Chairs. Call 561.209.6103.

THE IRELAND FUNDS30th Annual Emerald Isle Dinner Dance at The Breakers Palm Beach honoring Amy and John Phelan. Lore Dodge, Michele Kessler, Hillie Mahoney, Sheila O'Malley Fuchs and Tom Quick, Honorary Chairs. Call 212.213.1166.

 

St. EDWARD GUILDAnnual Valentine's Day Luncheon and Fashion Show; 11am at The Beach Club. Giselle Parry and Mary Lynn Rogers, Chairs, Call 561.832.0400.

CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETYConcert with Benjamin Beilman and Andrew Tyson, Violin and Piano. Call 561.379.6773 or visit www.cmspb.org.

 

14 AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION 65th Annual Palm Beach Heart Ball; 6:30pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. Margarita Allinson, Chair. Call 561.697.6621.

MORSELIFE HEALTH SYSTEMSLuncheon and Card Party. Shopping begins at 10am with lunch to follow at Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa. Arlene Levine, Toby Muss, Joan Schapiro and Lois Zelman, Chairs. By invitation. E-mail events@morselife.org or call 561.242.4661.

15 EVERGLADES FOUNDATIONForEverglades Naples Gala at The Breakers Palm Beach. Call 305.251.0001.

THE CITY OF WEST PALM BEACHGreenMarket Quasquicentennial Walking Tour; 10am by the banyan tree on the east end of Clematis Street, 101 N. Clematis St., and end at the Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum, at 300 N. Dixie Hwy. Tickets are $10 per person and tours are rain or shine. Call 561.832.4164, ext. 2 for more information or reservations.

16 ST. GEORGE'S SOCIETY — Rex Hearn will speak on the topic, Elizabeth I, the Virgin Queen; 4pm High Tea at The Chesterfield Pavilion.

17 PALM BEACH SYMPHONY18th Annual Gala; 7pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. Gary Lachman and Linda Fellner Lachman, Chairs; Tricia and Tom Trimble, Honorary Chairs. Call 561.568.0265.

PALM BEACH HABILITATION CENTER29th Hab-a-Hearts Luncheon at Mar-a-Lago. Garden Party - Where possibilities bloom, so does the Heart. Deborah Ann Stroscheim, Chair; Ann Jaggie, Honorary Chair and Charlotte Deleu, Queen of Hearts. E-mail deb@vteamsinc.com, call 561.281.9681 or visit pbhab.org.

19 PALM BEACH ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY Women of Distinction Luncheon; 11:15am reception followed with a luncheon at noon at The Breakers Palm Beach. Honoring women who have made significant contributions to the community. Proceeds from the luncheon benefit a scholarship fund for deserving female students at Palm Beach Atlantic. Call 561.803.2971 or visit pba.edu.

PALM BEACH FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIANS & JEWSAnnual Fellowship Dinner; 6pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. 561.833.6150.

 

20 PALM BEACH ROUND TABLE Luncheon; 11:30am at the Sailfish Club with guest speaker Robert Chelberg, Retired Lieutenant General. Hermé de Wyman Miro and Herbert Roemmele, Chairs. Call 561.832.6418.

CENTER FOR FAMILY SERVICESOld Bags Luncheon After Party; 6pm at Daniella Ortiz boutique. Gail Worth, Chair; Arlette Gordon and Lois Pope, Honorary Chairs. By invitation.

LIGHTHOUSE GUILDAnnual Palm Beach Visionary Dinner Dance at Club Colette. Arlene Dahl, Honorary Chair. Call 561.635.5342.

 

TEMPLE EMMANU-EL OF PALM BEACHAnnual Gala and Cocktail Reception; 7pm at Temple Emanu-El. Call 561.832.0804.

 

21  THE SOCIETY OF THE FOUR ARTSDinner Dance; 6pm. By invitation.

 

22 CLEVELAND CLINIC FLORIDAAnnual Florida Ball - A Night on Broadway; 7pm-11pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. Beth and Sean Lang, Chairs; Kathryn and Leo Vecellio, Milly and Patrick Park and Nancy and Bill Rollnick, Honorary Chairs. Call 954.659.6720 or visit www.clevelandclinicflorida.org/palmbeachball.

 

THE SOCIETY OF THE FOUR ARTSContemporaries Gala; 6pm. By invitation.

23 MANDEL PUBLIC LIBRARYFloribbean Cuisine Lecture; 2pm-3:30pm in the Library's Clematis Room. Free. Visit www.wpbcitylibrary.org/ or call 561.868.7701.

24 AMERICAN HUMANE10th Anniversary Hero Dog Awards Gala Luncheon; 11:30am at the Sailfish Club. Call Mari Harner ay 561.537.5887 or e-mail marih@americanhumane.org.

26 CANCER ALLIANCE OF HELP AND HOPE INC. Shop The Day Away Luncheon; 10am at The Breakers Palm Beach.

CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETYConcert with The Escher and Dover Quartets. Call 561.379.6773 or visit www.cmspb.org.

27 PALM BEACH ROUND TABLE — Evening Cocktail Reception; 6pm at a private residence hosted by Helen and Louis Nicozisis. Guest Speaker Philip Nicozisis, author of Have Laptop, Will Travel.  Hermé de Wyman Miro, Chair; A. Billie and Louis Feher, Evening Underwriters. By Invitation. Call 561.832.6418.

MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL — Leadership Council for Psychiatry, 14th Annual Seminar & Luncheon at Casa Bendita. Carroll Carpenter and Michele Kessler, Co-Founders and Chairs. By invitation.

TEMPLE EMMANU-EL OF PALM BEACH Annual Gala and Cocktail Reception; 7pm at Temple Emanu-El, Call 561.832.0804.

28 BASCOM PALMER EYE INSTITUTE39th Annual Evening of Vision Gala; 6:30pm at The Breakers Palm Beach.

PALM BEACH COUNTY FOOD BANKPalm Beach Empty Bowls; 11am-2pm at the Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea. Jodie Payne, Chair; John and June Sory. Honorary Chairs. $25 per person. Call 561.670.2518 or visit www.pbcfoodbank.org. 

MARCH

1 ISRAEL CANCER USA Sunday Supper with speaker Amy Robach at The Breakers Palm Beach. Call 561.832.8277.

3 PALM BEACH OPERA GUILD18th Annual Luncheon and Opera Interlude; 11am at the Beach Club. Jean Gutkin and Sheryl Wood, Chairs. By invitation.

4 BLADDER CANCER ADVOCACY NETWORK (BCAN)Conversation with the Experts, question and answer session followed by Cocktail Reception; 4pm-7pm at The Beach Club. Mary Gushee and David Pulver, Chairs. Hillie Mahoney, Honorary Chair. Call 301.215.9099, ext. 204.

 

5 MORSELIFE HEALTH SYSTEM MorseLife Literary Society featuring Andrew Gross, author of The Button Man; 8:45am at The Colony Pavilion. Cynthia Berenstein, Penny Blumenstein and Marlene Strauss, Chairs. Call 561.209.6103.

 

6 PRESERVATION FOUNDATION OF PALM BEACH Annual Dinner Dance; 7:30pm at Bradley Park. By invitation.

7 AMERICAN FRIENDS OF BRITISH ARTAnnual Luncheon and Lecture at The Colony Hotel. By invitation.

UNICORN CHILDREN'S FOUNDATION25th Royal Anniversary Ball at Eau Palm Beach. Call 561.620.9377, ext. 304 or visit www.unicornchildrensfoundation.org.

8 HANLEY FOUNDATION25th Annual Family Picnic; 11am-2pm at the National Croquet Center, West Palm Beach. Call 561.268.2355 or visit hanleyfoundation.org/

10 PALM BEACH ROUND TABLELuncheon; 11:30am at The Colony Hotel with guest speaker George Lemieux, author and former senator. Hermé de Wyman Miro, Ari Rifkin and Barbara Anderson, Chairs. Call 561.832.6418.

CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETYConcert with The Miro Quartet and Clive Greensmith, Cello. Call 561.379.6773 or visit www.cmspb.org.

11 ALZHEIMER'S DRUG DISCOVERY FOUNDATIONThird Annual Hope on the Horizon Palm Beach Luncheon at The Beach Club. Nancy Goodes and Bonnie Laurenbergm Chairs; Leonard A. Lauder and Ronald S. Lauder, Honorary Chairs. Call 313.901.7990.

PRESERVATION FOUNDATION OF PALM BEACHElizabeth L. and John H. Schuler Award Presentation and Luncheon; noon at the Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach. Call 561.832.0731.

 

12 THE SALVATION ARMYWomen’s Auxiliary Hearts of Gold Luncheon; 11am at the Beach Club. Guest Speaker: Rick Rose, Palm Beach Historian. Silent Auction and Fashion Show - $175. Gail A. Levine and Judene A. Hansen, Chairs. RSVP to Major Sharon Smith 561.686.3530, ext. 26291.

ISRAEL TENNIS CENTERS FOUNDATIONDinner Reception; 7pm at a private residence. By invitation.

13 THE PALM BEACH POLICE & FIRE FOUNDATION — Annual Golf Classic; 11:30am Lunch; 12:30pm; Tee off at Trump International Golf Club followed by post-tournament dinner, awards and silent and live auctions. Call 561.829.8118.

THE PALM BEACH POLICE & FIRE FOUNDATION — Annual Spring Dinner. By invitation. 

14 KRAVIS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTSGala; 5:30pm at the Kravis Center. Irene and James Karp and Christine and Robert Stiller. Chairs; Kathryn C. Vecellio and Monika E. Preston. Honorary Chairs. Tickets: $1,250 Gala Patron; $650 Young Gala Patron (45 and younger). Call 561.651.4320.

BIG DOG RANCH RESCUESeventh Annual Wine, Women & Shoes; 10:30am at Mar-a-Lago. Lara Trump and Georgina Bloomberg, Honorary Chairs. Call 561.651.9147.

PALM BEACH FELLOWSHIP & JEWSAnnual Fellowship Dinner; 6pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. Call 561.833.6150.

15 COUDERT INSTITUTEConcert in the Garden — chamber music with flutist Lydia Roth and oboist Kip Simmerman; 4:30pm at Villa dei Fiori. Call 561.659.6161.

TOWN OF PALM BEACH UNITED WAYTocqueville Society Award Dinner; 7pm at Club Colette. Jeffrey and Nicola Marcus, Chairs. By invitation.

18 PALM BEACH FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIAN & JEWS  — Annual Fellowship Dinner; 6pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. Call 561.833.6150.

20 AMERICAN RED CROSS62nd Annual International Red Cross Ball at The Breakers Palm Beach.

21 HOPITAL ALBERT SCHWEITZERHaiti Benefit at the Sailfish Club.

THE CITY OF WEST PALM BEACHGreenMarket Quasquicentennial Walking Tour; 10am by the banyan tree on the east end of Clematis Street, 101 N. Clematis St., and end at the Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum, at 300 N. Dixie Hwy. Tickets are $10 per person and tours are rain or shine. Call 561.832.4164, ext. 2 for more information or reservations.

22 AMERICAN FRIENDS OF MAGEN DAVID ADOM (AFMDA) Celebration of Life Gala; 5:30pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. Call 561.835.0510.

PALM BEACH ROUND TABLESpring Fling 88th Anniversary Celebration; 11am at Mar-a-Lago. Hermé de Wyman Miro, Dick Robinson and Joan and Herbert Roemmele, Chairs. Call 561.832.6418.

26 ST. GEORGE'S SOCIETY — Nicolette Brent, HM Consul General to Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, on the topic UK Post Brexit; ; 6:45pm dinner meeting at The Chesterfield Pavilion.

THE CITY OF WEST PALM BEACHHistoric West Palm Beach Fishing Club Open House; 10am-5pm at 201 Fifth Street, West Palm Beach (corner of Fifth Street and North Flagler Drive). Free. Call 561.832.6780 or visit www.westpalmbeachfishingclub.org/.

 

27 THE CITY OF WEST PALM BEACHHistoric West Palm Beach Fishing Club Open House; 10am-5pm at 201 Fifth Street, West Palm Beach (corner of Fifth Street and North Flagler Drive). Free. Call 561.832.6780 or visit www.westpalmbeachfishingclub.org/.

 

29 PALM BEACH ROUND TABLE 88th Anniversary Spring Fling honoring Hermé de Wyman Miro's Centennial Celebration Luncheon at Mar-a-Lago. Hermé de Wyman Miro, Honoree; Joann and Herbert Roemmele, Chairs; Dick and Sally Robinson, Honorary Chairs; Lexye Aversa, Entertainment Chair. Call 561.832.6418.

FOUNDACARE, INC. — A Votre Sante; 6pm at Club Colette. Call 561.432.7902.

30 MORSELIFE HEALTH SYSTEMSGolf Classic; 7:30am at The Breakers Palm Beach. Beverly Floersheimer, Chair; Bonnie and Martin Gregge, Honorary Chairs. Call 561.242.4661.

APRIL 

1 ST. JUDE CHILDREN'S RESEARCH HOSPITAL 11th Annual Palm Beach Dinner; 7pm at Club Colette. Lourdes Fanjul, Tom Quick and Talbott Maxey, Chairs. Tickets: $650 per person. Call Ligia Santos at 305.537.1429 or visit www.stjude.org/palmbeachdinner.

 

2 SOUTH FLORIDA SCIENCE CENTER AND AQUARIUM The Smarty Party Annual Gala; 6:30pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. Mary Freitas, Elizabeth Gordon and Caroline Rafferty, Chairs. Call 561.370.7738.

SEEDING TO ACTION  Lunch & Learn Speaker Luncheon, "Responsible Government;" 11:30am at Club Colette. Nancy Brinker, Julie Cummings and Laurie Silvers, Co-Founders. Call 561.322.3420.

4 JUPITER MEDICAL CENTER —  44th Annual Black Tie Ball at The Breakers Palm Beach. Jeffrey and Lee Ann Alderton, Chairs. Call 561.263.3712.

 

UNICORN CHILDREN'S FOUNDATIONGame On! Strides for Special Needs5k Run/Walk at Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park, Boca Raton. Call 561.620.9377, ext. 304 or visit www.unicornchildrensfoundation.org.

5 TRI COUNTY ANIMAL RESCUEDoggie & Kittie Ball; 5:30pm at Boca West Country Club. Visit tricountyanimalrescue.com.

6 HANLEY FOUNDATION21st Annual Golf Classic; 7:30am-3pm at Admiral's Cove in Jupiter. Call 561.268.2355 or visit hanleyfoundation.org.

PALM BEACH CIVIC ASSOCIATIONAnnual Meeting and End of Season Reception; 10am at the Flagler Museum. Call 561.655..0820.

7 CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETYConcert with Susanna Phillips, Anne Marie-McDermott and Paul Neubauer - Soprano, Piano and Viola. Call 561.379.6773 or visit www.cmspb.org.

10 ST. GEORGE'S SOCIETY Cocktail Reception; 6:30pm.

11 GENTLEMEN OF THE GARDENGOG-A-GoGo Spring Disco Ball at a private residence.

18 GIRL SCOUTS OF SOUTHEAST FLORIDA —  Emerald Awards at The Four Seasons. Virginia Spencer, Chair. Call 561.815.1808.

THE CITY OF WEST PALM BEACHGreenMarket Quasquicentennial Walking Tour; 10am by the banyan tree on the east end of Clematis Street, 101 N. Clematis St., and end at the Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum, at 300 N. Dixie Hwy. Tickets are $10 per person and tours are rain or shine. Call 561.832.4164, ext. 2 for more information or reservations.

25 OXBRIDGE ACADEMYSpring Gala; 7pm at The Breakers Club. Al and Dawn Hoffman, Chairs; Charles and Amanda Schumacher, Honorary Chairs. Call 561.315.6946.

29 REHABILITATION CENTER FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS27th Annual Spring Luncheon - Dream Big; Noon at The Beach Club. Katie Benjamin, Chair; Carling Pinckney, Co-Chair. Call 561.655.7266

 

30 YWCA OF PALM BEACH COUNTYAnnual Run for the Roses Tea at The Beach Club.

 

JUNE 

25 THE CITY OF WEST PALM BEACH — Clematis by Night's 25th Anniversary.

JULY 

4 THE CITY OF WEST PALM BEACH 4th on Flager.

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