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HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF PALM BEACH COUNTY — 2020 is the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which gave women the right to vote. Explore this empowering exhibit from the National Archives and learn about the amazing women who fought for this right. Watch it at


28 SOUTH FLORIDA SCIENCE CENTER AND AQUARIUMReal Bodies: The Exhibition through April 11, 2021. Appropriate for all ages, Real Bodies goes beyond skin deep to reveal the mysteries of human anatomy, exploring the body through physiology, culture and emotion. Visitors will tour real, preserved human bodies, digging deeper into what it means to be alive. The exhibit will also feature a COVID-19 component, encouraging visitors to learn more about the pandemic’s impact on the human body. Admission is $17.95 for adults, $13.95 for children ages 3 to 12 and $15.95 for seniors aged 60 and older. Science Center members and children under 3 are free. Call 561.832.1988 or visit


2 PALM BEACH STATE COLLEGE Golf Classic 2020 benefiting Student Scholarships; 10am Check-in; 12:30 Shotgun Start at PGA National Champion Golf Course 400 Avenue of the Champions in Palm Beach Gardens. For information, registration and sponsorship opportunities visit or contact Ana Thomas at or call 561.868.3569.

3 CITY OF WEST PALM BEACH  West Palm Beach GreenMarket promoting "Lettuce Shop Safely." The GreenMarket will feature more than 90 quality vendors and will operate along the Waterfront, like in years past. This season vendors will be more spread out and the emphasis is on shopping versus socializing, among other updates. There are more than 10 new vendors joining the 26th annual GreenMarket, which was one of the first farmer’s markets in Palm Beach County. New vendors include Annie's Pastry Shop, Coco Fine Foods, Daniela's Kitchen, Devil’s Breath Hot Sauce/Angel Wings Dressings, Dogs Dinner Palm Beach - Delicious Baked Dog Treats, European Chimney Cake, Freezie Foodz, GilbertribkingBBQ, Hooked On Ponics, LLC, L & M Bakery, Meraki Juice Kitchen, Panacea Pearls - Gulf of Florida Oysters, Pure Gold Kombucha, and Zipitios. Single mimosas will be available for purchase for $4 at the entrance. Merchant tents will be placed 10 feet apart. Attendees must wear masks to enter, will need to follow a path, and are encouraged to shop quickly. Hand sanitizing and hand washing stations will be placed throughout. Pre- and post-shopping, attendees are encouraged to patronize the multiple downtown restaurants’ Dining on the Spot locations. Visit or call 561.822.1515.

8 HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF PALM BEACH COUNTY  Virtual Lecture - Mark Lane will speak about his book, "Roaring Reptiles, Beautiful Citrus and Neon Pies." Visit

15 HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF PALM BEACH COUNTY — Live virtual tour of the Johnson History Museum with trained docents. Experience an intimate tour with room for questions and conversation at 2pm. Visit

10 HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF PALM BEACH COUNTY — Virtual Lecture - Sharon Koskoff will speak about her books, "Art Deco of the Palm Beaches" and "Murals of the Palm Beaches" at 2pm. Visit

21 UNICORN CHILDREN'S FOUNDATION Community Inclusion Awards at Boca West County Club. Call 561.620.9377, ext. 304 or visit

25 MOUNTS BOTANICAL GARDEN OF PALM BEACH COUNTY — Calling all pooches and their humans to Dogs' Day in the Garden from 9am-3pm. The special event will be held throughout the Garden, and regular admission applies: $10 (general); $5 (children 5-12), and free for members. Visitors should bring their own water and treats for the puppies. Visit or call 561.233.1757.

30 UNICORN CHILDREN'S FOUNDATION 19th Annual Men with Caring Hearts honoring Phillip DiPonio;; 10:30am at Boca West County Club. Call 561.620.9377, ext. 304 or visit


1 PALM BEACH ROUND TABLE89th Anniversary Viennese Celebration at Mar-a-Lago Club honoring Hermé de Wyman Miro, Celebration Honoree, for a outdoors brunch. Joann and Herbert Roemmele, Sally and Dick Robinson, Veronica Atkins, Rhoda Chase, Denise Kalland and Suzanne Niedland, Celebration Chairs. Call 561.832.6418.


2 PALM BEACH SYMPHONYSeason Kick Off Cocktails; 6pm at Club Colette. Call 561.655.2657.


5 SOUTH FLORIDA SCIENCE CENTER AND AQUARIUMThe Science of Espionage; 7:30pm virtual. Mary Freitas, Elizabeth Gordon and Caroline Cummings Rafferty, Chairs. Call 561.370.7738.


6 HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF PALM BEACH COUNTY2020 Habitat Gala; 6:30pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. Call 561.292.0940.

8 CANCER ALLIANCE OF HELP & HOPE — Sail the Day Away Brunch; 11:30am at The Colony. Arlette Gordon and Barbara Marulli, Chairs; Mary Alice Pappas and Sherry Walker Borchert, Honorary Chairs.

11 PALM BEACH FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIANS & JEWS — Annual Fellowship Dinner; 6pm at The Breakers Palm Beach, Vivienne Ivry and Debora Weinstein, Chairs. Call 561.833.6150.


14 OXBRIDGE ACADEMYGala 2020; 7pm-11pm at The Beach Club to kick off school's 10 year anniversary year of celebration. Honoring Founder William I. Koch. Ambassador Al and Dawn Hoffman, Chairs; Amanda and Charles Schumacher Honorary Chairs.          Email Molly Miller at or call 561.972.9679.

ANN NORTON SCULPTURE GARDENS (ANSG) — Fourth Annual Sculpture in Motion -The Art of Pre- and Post-War Automobiles; 10am-4pm. Tickets are pre-sold by time slot and ANSG will have special admission pricing for the entire day on Saturday, November 14, 2020 which includes: $25 for adults, $15 for ANSG members and $8 for children. Visit or call 561-832-5328 to purchase tickets (no tickets will be sold at the door).


FOOD FOR THOUGHTAn Evening of Great Conversation; 6:30pm-9:30pm at Mandel Public Library presented by the WPB Library Foundation. Tickets: $350 each, limited availability. Lesley S. Hogan and Dianne Bernstein, Chairs; The Honorable Ann W. Brown and Josephine duPont Bayard, Honorary Chairs. Visit or call 561.868.7715.

17 PALM BEACH ROUND TABLE — Luncheon at The Colony with Guest Speaker Dr. Randy D. Blakely, Professor of FAU Biomedical Science. Hermé de Wyman Miro, Luncheon Chairwoman; Marti LaTour, Speaker Sponsor and A. Billie and Louis Feher, Luncheon Underwriters. Call 561.832.6418.


18 CHILDREN'S HOME SOCIETY OF FLORIDA — 28th Annual Ultimate Dinner Party at private residences. Gaye and Jim Engle, Chairs; Patty Myura, Honorary Chair.

19 RED SNEAKERS FOR OAKLEYThird Annual Dinner Dance; 6:30pm at Club Colette. Call 561.323-4037.

20 JUNIOR LEAGUE OF THE PALM BEACHES 12th Annual Deck The Palms Boutique Market; 5pm-9pm and 10am-7pm on Saturday outdoors at the Palm Beach Outlets in West Palm Beach. The two-day event features a variety of select local and international purveyors of fine goods including jewelry, home decor, men and women’s apparel, children’s goods, artisanal foods and more. A number of special ticketed opportunities including a Friday Night Kick-off Reception with a live band, V.I.P luxury lounge, and Princess and Pirate Entertainment Experience for all ages. Rebecca Fordham and Susan Christiansen, Co-Chairs. General admission on Friday night is $5; Free on Saturday. Tickets to the V.I.P access ($35 per person) and Princess and Pirate Experience - Saturday 9am-10am ($30 per person) are limited and available at CDC and Palm Beach County guidelines for health and safety must be followed by all attendees.


22 AMERICAN FRIENDS OF MAGEN DAVID ADOM (AFMDA)Celebration of Life Gala; 5:30pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. Laurie and Kevin Luskin and Karen and Gene Kroner, Gala Chairs. Call 561.835.0510 or visit afmda,org.


PALM BEACH ROUND TABLE — Evening event hosted by Palm Beach Zoo; 5:30pm. Guest Speaker Margo McKnight, President and CEO of Palm Beach Zoo. Hermé de Wyman Miro, Evening Chair; Irene Athans and Carter Clarke, Evening Underwriters and Karen and Rod Huebbers, Speaker Sponsors. Call 561.832.6418.


ADOPT-A-FAMILY OF THE PALM BEACHES — Tree Lighting Celebration; 6pm at The Sailfish Club. Beth Hennessey and Nancy Kalaher, Chairs. Call 561.253.1363.


BASCOM PALMER EYE INSTITUTE — Fifth Annual For Your Eyes Only Ladies Luncheon; noon at Club Colette. Lois Pope, Chair. By invitation.

NEW HOPE CHARITIES — 27th Annual Holiday Bazaar; 6pm at The Beach Club. Lillian Fanjul de Azqueta and Lillian M. Azqueta, Chairs; Catherine and Andres Fanjul, Honorary Chairs. Call 561.366.5093.

OPPORTUNITY EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION & FAMILY CENTER Opportunity Holiday Luncheon & Boutique; 10:30am at the Sailfish Club. Alexis Bonner, Hilary Cohen and Mae Ferguson, Chairs.

PEGGY ADAMS ANIMAL RESCUE LEAGUE — 49th Annual Christmas Ball; 7pm at the Sailfish Club. Pauline Pitt, Chair. Call 561.472/8842.

4 PALM BEACH ZOO & CONSERVATION SOCIETY Do At The Zoo; 6:30pm. Guests will enjoy this annual al fresco culinary evening under the stars. Ruth Baum, Dr. Dan Comerford and Jan Willinger, Chairs; Cy and Lulu Ryan, Vice-Chairs, Tickets: $185. Email Karen Carr at, call 561.533.0887 or visit


DIOCESE OF PALM BEACH 32nd Annual Lumen Christi Scholarship Gala; 6:30pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. Call 561.775.9520.

AUTISM PROJECT OF PALM BEACH COUNTY — 18th Annual Dinner for Autism; 7pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. Angus Gaylord Donnelley and Liezi and Ernie Els, Honorary Chairs. Call 561.748.3299.

7 MORSELIFE HEALTH SYSTEMS Golf Classic; 8:30am at The Breakers Ocean Golf Course. Golfers can expect a full round of golf, a drawing for golf outings and accessories and an award ceremony during lunch at the Flagler Steakhouse. Beverly and Dan Floersheimer, Chairs. Email or call 561.242.4661.


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

HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF PALM BEACH COUNTY — 15th Annual Archival Evening; 7pm at the Sailfish Club. Call 561.832.4164.

YMCA OF THE PALM BEACHES — 12th Annual Prayer Breakfast; 7:45am at The Breakers Palm Beach. Call 561.968.9622, ext. 237.


PRESERVATION FOUNDATION OF PALM BEACH — Ballinger Award Presentation; 6pm at Duck's Nest. By invitation.


10 SOUTH FLORIDA PBS — Fifth Annual Stars of Education Dinner at Club Colette.


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


15 THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF PALM BEACH — 43rd Holiday Gala - Feathers 'n Fantasies at The Beach Club. Herme de Wyman Miro, Chair; Veronica Adkins and Milly and Patrick Park, Honorary Chairs. Call 561.832.4200.

16 AMERICAN HUMANE — Gratitude Holiday Tea Reception; 11:30am at The Chesterfield. Call 561.537.5887.

PROMISE FUND OF FLORIDA  Pink Tie Guy Dash & Dine at 6pm at Club Colette. Sherry Endelson, Paulette Koch, Ross Meltzer, Amy Phelan, Chairmen; Laurie Silvers, Honorary Grand Chairman; Nancy Brinker, Julie Fisher Cummings, Honorary Chairmen; Patty Myura, Founding Chairman and Cheryl Krongard and Danielle deBenedictis, Auction Chairmen. For tickets and information call Donna Dodson at 561.307.8000. 


PALM BEACH ROUND TABLE Evening Speaker Event 5:45pm at The Colony with Guest Speaker Dom Taglialatella, World-class Gallerist and Art Lecturer. Hermé de Wyman Miro, Chair; Ari Rifkin, Evening Underwriter and Dick Robinson, Speaker Sponsor. Call 561.832.6418.


BASCOM PALMER EYE INSTITUTE — 13th Annual Palm Beach Medical Forum Lunch & Learn; 11:30am at Mar-a-Lago. By invitation.

14 PALM BEACH ISLAND HOSPICE FOUNDATION — Hospice Evening 2021; 7pm at The Flagler Palm Beach. Jim and Gaye Engel, Chairs. Call 561.832.8585 or visit

21 HANLEY FOUNDATIONPalm Beach Dreamcatcher Dinner; 6pm-8pm at the Sailfish Club. Call 561.268.2355 or visit

25 H.O.W. HEARING THE OVARIAN CANCER WHISPER — A Whisper to a Roar: The Stay Home, Never Stay Silent Lunch. In honor of H.O.W.’s 20th Anniversary, stay safe in your own home, but enjoy a delicious lunch courtesy of Christafaro’s delivered to your door. Honoring All H.O.W. Chairwomen for 20 Years of Lifesaving Leadership. For invitation or information call 561.406.2109 or visit

26 PALM BEACH ROUND TABLELuncheon; 11:30am at The Sailfish Club with Guest Speakers Stephen Lindsay, Businessman and Roland Manuel, Accountant. Hermé de Wyman Miro, Luncheon Chair and Louis and Helen Nicozisis, Luncheon Underwriters. Call 561.832.6418.


30 KRAVIS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTSRe-Opening Gala Celebration; 6pm. Monika E. Preston and Kathryn C. Vecellio, Chairs; Christine and Bob Stiller, Honorary Chairs; Judith Mitchell, Special Honoree. Call 561.651.4320.

31 ENGLISH-SPEAKING UNION — Annual Downton Abbey Black Tie Dinner Dance at Club Colette.



PLANNED PARENTHOODPalm Beach Dinner Dance - An Evening Under Your Roof; virtual. Visit

BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF PALM BEACH COUNTY — 40th Annual Gala - No Show Winter Ball. to be held virtually at 7pmTraditionally the Winter Ball is a black tie event held at The Breakers Palm Beach and is the highlight of the Palm Beach social season. All proceeds will benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County. Price: $1,000 to support Boys & Girls of Palm Beach County. Hillie Mahoney, Chair; Gretchen Leach, Co-Chairman. Email Tim Tracy at ttracy@bgcpbc, call 561.683.3287 or visit


NORTON MUSEUM OF ART — 80th Anniversary Celebration. Call 561.832.5196 or visit

DANA-FARBER CANCER INSTITUTE AND THE JIMMY FUND — 30th Anniversary Discovery Celebration at The Breakers Palm Beach, Call Karen Martins at 561.833.2080.

MARY OBOLENSKY UNDERWOOD LEUKEMIA FOUNDATIONAn Evening in the Old Raj Dinner Dance at The Sailfish Club. Black tie or India attire. By invitation.

12 PALM BEACH ROUND TABLE — Luncheon at The Colony with Guest Speaker Jonathan Starr, Founder of Abaarso School. Hermé de Wyman Miro, Luncheon Chairwoman; Fay and Richard Kline, Luncheon Underwriters and Speaker Sponsors. Call 561.832.6418.


15 PALM BEACH SYMPHONY — 19th Annual Black-Tie Gala; 7pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. Call 561.655.2657.

17 MORSELIFE HEALTH SYSTEMS Ladies Event; 10am shopping at The Breakers Palm Beach. Guests will experience high-end boutique shopping with sought after vendors, surprises for the ladies, prizes and the fellowship of loyal friends and supporters. Email or call 561.242.4661

18 TEMPLE EMANU-EL OF PALM BEACH — Annual Gala; 7pm at Temple Emanu-El of Palm Beach. Call 561.832.0804


19 LIFE (LEADERS IN FURTHERING EDUCATION) — 27th Annual Lady in Red Gala; 6pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. Lois Pope, Chair. Call 561.582.8083 or visit

BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF PALM BEACH COUNTYSeventh Annual Youth of the Year Dinner; 6pm Reception; 7pm Dinner at Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa. Proceeds from the Youth of the Year Dinner will support the Max M. Fisher and Florence De George Boys & Girls Clubs in West Palm Beach. Email Nicole Miranda at, call 561.683.3287 or visit

20 CLEVELAND CLINIC FLORIDA — Annual Florida Ball; 7pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. Call 772.223-5693.

23 INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF PALM BEACH — Spring Buffet Luncheon at the Sailfish Club. Herme de Wyman Miro, Veronica Adkins, Milly and Patrick Park, Chairs Call 561.832.4200.


25 CANCER ALLIANCE OF HELP & HOPE, INC.  — 2021 Shop The Day Away; 10am at The Breakers Palm Beach. Call 561.215.7360.

24 PALM BEACH ROUND TABLE — Afternoon Event; 4pm at The Sailfish Club with Guest Speaker Dr. Eric Kramer, Neurologist.  Hermé de Wyman Miro, Luncheon Chairwoman and Underwriter and Peggy and Bill Johnson, Speaker Sponsors. Call 561.832.6418.

CHILDREN'S HOME SOCIETY OF FLORIDA28th Annual Ultimate Dinner Party; virtual. Gaye and Jim Engel, Chairs; Patty Myura, Honorary Chair. Two-day event.

26 BASCOM PALMER EYE INSTITUTE — 40th Annual Evening of Vision Gala; 6:30pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. Cynthia and Bruce Sherman, Chairs; Iris Apfel, Honorary Chair. By invitation.

PALM BEACH COUNTY FOOD BANKPalm Beach Empty Bowls; 11am at The Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea. Call 561.670.2518.



28 AMERICAN HUMANE — 2021 Hero Dog Awards Kick Off Brunch; 11am at Club Colette. Call 561.537.5887.


ALZHEIMER;S DRUG DISCOVERY FOUNDATION — Fourth Annual Hope on the Horizon Palm Beach Luncheon at The Beach Club. Nancy Goodes, Bonnie Lautenberg, Heidi McWilliams and Jan Willinger, Chairs.

BASCOM PALMER EYE INSTITUTE — Fifth Annual For Your Eyes Only" ladies lunch at Club Colette. Lois Pope, Chair.

By invitation.


PRESERVATION FOUNDATION OF PALM BEACH — Annual Dinner Dance; 7:30pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. By invitation.

PALM BEACH POLICE & FIRE FOUNDATION — Annual black tie Palm Beach Policemen's & Firefighter’s Ball honoring Annie and Michael Falk; 6:30pm at Mar-a-Lago. Monika and John Preston, Chairmen; Linda A. Gary and Michael Belisle, Honorary Chairmen. Call 561.820.8118.

HANLEY FOUNDATION26th Annual Family Picnic; 11am-2pm at the National Croquet Center. Call 561.268.2355 or visit

LIGHTHOUSE FOR THE BLIND OF THE PALM BEACHES — Envision 20/20 inaugural Palm Beach luncheon featuring pianist David Crohan; noon at The Sailfish Club. Featuring an elaborate luncheon buffet, followed by a special performance by pianist David Crohan. Page Ferrell, Chair; Maria Beaudouin, Honorary Chair. Call 561.586.5600.

10 PALM BEACH ROUND TABLE — Luncheon at The Beach Club with Guest Speaker John Lenczowski, President of Institute of World Politics. Hermé de Wyman Miro, Luncheon Chair; Stephen Gottlieb, Speaker Sponsor and Herbert Roemmele, Luncheon Underwriter. Call 561.832.6418.

11 HANLEY FOUNDATION26th Annual Family Picnic; 11am-2pm at the National Croquet Center. Call 561.268.2355 or visit

PLANNED PARENTHOODThe Virtual Tradition of Choice Luncheon; 11am at


19 MORSELIFE HEALTH SYSTEMS — 37th Annual Dinner and Entertainment; 7:30pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. A memorable evening of delectable dinner and can’t miss entertainment by a performer we all know and love! Let’s toast to the donors and friends who have a shared passion for improving the lives of seniors. Bruce Beal and Jean Sharf, Chairs. Email or call 561.242.4661.


23 HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF PALM BEACH COUNTY — 19th Annual Archival Evening honoring George Elmore; 7pm at The Sailfish Club. Call 561.832.4164.

24 PALM BEACH ROUND TABLE — Afternoon Event; 4pm at The Sailfish Club with Guest Speaker Dr. Roger Landry, Preventive Medicine Physician. Hermé de Wyman Miro, Luncheon Chair; Carol Gigliotti, Luncheon Underwriter and Herbert Roemmele, Speaker Sponsor. Call 561.832.6418.


TOWN OF PALM BEACH UNITED WAYCampaign Luncheon, 12pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. For invitations call 561.655.1919.

27 HOPITAL ALBERT SCHWEITZER HAITI (HAS) — White Hot Night Gala; 6:30pm at The Sailfish Club. Call 412.361.5200, ext. 2040.


BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF PALM BEACH COUNTY — 20th Annual Barefoot on the Beach. Call 561.683.3287 or visit


12 HANLEY FOUNDATION22nd Annual Golf Classic; 9am-4pm at the Banyan Cay Resort & Golf in West Palm Beach. Call 561.268.2355 or visit



6 TOWN OF PALM BEACH UNITED WAYAnnual Meeting, 4pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. For invitation call 561.655.1919.



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