By Mary Hladky
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Boca Raton jumped to 103 on March 31, cementing the fact that the county’s southernmost city is so far seeing a higher rate of infection than other cities.
But Boca Raton’s coronavirus status is not surprising, since the city sits immediately north of Broward County, which initially was the most severely impacted county in Florida. Miami-Dade County has since…Continue
Due to the current uncertainty regarding the coronavirus pandemic, all schedules and information are subject to change. Some organizations may add camps, some may cancel camps and some may change schedules, pricing and other important details. Although we will try to update this list as information becomes available, please check the status of all summer camps with the camp organizers. Their contact information is…Continue
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Boca Helping Hands has cancelled its annual Monopoly Event & Casino Night due to coronavirus. The event was schedule for April 18.
The cancellation comes “in light of the CDC’s recommendation to cancel large in-person events,” according to a news release. The release said that in place of the Monopoly event, Boca Helping Hands “is planning a ‘non-event,’ which will provide an alternative way to support the organization’s operations and mission.” Details of the "non-event " were…Continue
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To find the most up-to-date information and guidance on COVID-19, please visit the Florida Department of Health’s dedicated …Continue
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Productions of the musical comedy Gigi scheduled for 2 and 7:30 p.m. March 14, and 4 p.m. March 15 at Keith C. & Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center at Lynn University have been postponed due to concerns about the coronavirus.
Gigi is Lerner and Loewe’s musical comedy about a free-spirited young girl living in Paris at the turn of the 20th century and the wealthy young playboy who falls in love with her as she is transformed into a poised courtesan. It includes…Continue
The International Beatles On The Beach Festival, scheduled for March 26-29 at Old School Square and other venues throughout Delray Beach, has been “postponed.”
“Although we received countless messages not to cancel, the powers that be have temporarily closed down our venue for your safety,” organizer Daniel Hartwell said in a statement late Friday.
Asked if and how ticketholders could apply for refunds, Hartwell said, “I'm trying to figure out the rest with Old School…Continue
The Save the Seas – Plastics Free event scheduled March 21 in Ocean Ridge was postponed “out of an abundance of caution” due to the corona virus. “We look forward to seeing you when the event is able to be rescheduled,” the Town of Ocean and the Garden Club said in their announcement. The daylong event was planned to begin with a beach clean-up and included sessions at Town Hall such as “Rise Above Plastics,” as well as family art activities and exhibitor booths.
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Update: Beatles on the Beach Festival postponed
Ron Campbell, an animator who contributed to the Beatles' 1968 cartoon feature “Yellow Submarine” has canceled his appearance at this year's Beatles On The Beach festival, March 26-29.
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By Amy Woods
The Bethesda Ball would have celebrated its 65th anniversary March 14 at The Breakers on Palm Beach. Instead, because of concern about the coronavirus, the biggest fundraiser of the year for Bethesda Hospital has been canceled.
Nelson Lazo sent an email March 12 to supporters, apologizing for the short notice.
“We take the health of our community very seriously…but as we see a growing number of updates…Continue
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In an effort to help Delray Beach residents who have been without their reclaimed water service since early February, employees like Curtis Duscan, (center) and city contractors Clay Carroll (left) and Anthony Coates have started watering lawns on the barrier island. …Continue
By Steve Plunkett
The estimated price of installing an inclined elevator at the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center to make a…Continue
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Seventeen local people took part in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s 2019 Light the Night Executive Challenge, an eight-week…Continue
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