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Mary Kate Leming's Blog – April 2019 Archive (77)

Lion of Judah Luncheon: Polo Club, Boca Raton — Feb. 6

The Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County’s roaring affair drew 430 women to hear Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Jodi Kantor give the keynote speech. Kantor took the crowd behind the scenes of her work with writing partner Megan Twohey to break the story of film producer…

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Dining: Boca Bacchanal wraps up with Grand Tasting at new home

A crowd favorite, the 17th annual Boca Bacchanal wine and food festival has a new home at the Boca Raton Resort and Club. It's scheduled to conclude April 6 with the Grand Tasting, previously held in Mizner Park (above). Photo provided

By Jan…

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The Plate: Delray spot serves perfection in a bird

The Plate: ¼ Bird Breast & Wing

The Place: La Poulette, 215 NE Sixth Ave., Delray Beach; 908-2396 or lapoulettefl.com.

The Price: $14…

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Festival: Four-day festival will celebrate all things Beatle

Beatles tribute band Liverpool Live is one of many acts scheduled to perform. Photo provided

By Ron Hayes

Ask how many acts will appear at his upcoming International Beatles on the Beach Festival and Daniel Hartwell…

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On the Water: With summer on way, it’s time to clean up, inspect your boat

By Willie Howard

If you’re a boat owner living in southern Palm Beach County, you understand that boating is a year-round pursuit.

But the longer, warmer, calmer days of spring and summer lead many boaters to more hours on the water as they fish, dive and…

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Summer Camp Guide

NOTE: With so many summer camps offered in our area we kept our listings mostly east of I-95 in South County, but there are a few exceptions. Not all summer camp schedules have been set. Please check thecoastalstar.com for additional information as it becomes available. Also refer to listed websites for missing information such as pricing. If your organization offers a camp not listed, please send details to thecoastalstarcalendar@gmail.com…

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Summer Camp Guide: Delray Beach woman advises parents on camps

Summer Camp Guide

By Janis Fontaine

Lisa Borg has been asking camp directors the hard questions for more than 16 years as an adviser for The Camp Experts & Teen…

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Health & Harmony: Clients say modern hearing aids are easy to use, enhance life

Bethesda Hospital audiologist Rona Ackerman works with Ocean Ridge resident James Weege. Photo provided

By Joyce Reingold

Adults experiencing hearing loss let an average of seven years tick by before going for professional…

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Finding Faith: Jews serving Christians an Easter mitzvah

Jack Jaiven and Wayne Barton developed the annual meal. Photo provided by Susan Stallone, Temple Beth El

By Janis Fontaine

Why would a group of Jewish people set up, serve, then clean up Easter dinner for Christians they don’t even know?

Call…

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Health Notes: Pinkball game raises money to help uninsured get mammograms

Women from the Woodfield Country Club show their support for Pinkball 2019. Photo provided

Boca Raton Regional Hospital struck out against breast cancer during its 10th annual Pinkball event on March 9.

Proceeds benefit the Christine…

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Religion Notes: Sunrise and other services set for Easter

Lake Worth Beach will be the site of a sunrise service April 21.  Jane Smith/The Coastal Star

At Easter sunrise services, Christians hear the word of God as they watch the day bloom. It reminds worshippers that Jesus’…

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Honorary membership: Delray Beach Public Library — March 13

The Grass River Garden Club presented former U.S. Rep. Tom Evans of Delaware with an honorary membership. Evans helped guide into law the Coastal Barrier Resources Act of 1982, which provides protection for barrier islands on both coasts.  ‘Just as you have done in your…

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Art sale reception: Ocean Ridge Town Hall — Feb. 23

The Ocean Ridge Garden Club hosted a fundraising art show and raffle during a reception at Town Hall. Much of the artwork was created by local artists. The inaugural event was sold out, raising more than $4,000 to support the club’s funding of scholarships and community outreach. ABOVE: Jackie Reed, Carolyn…

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Boca Raton club shares love of flowers during artful show

More than 350 guests attended the Boca Raton Garden Club’s juried Flower Show last month.

The show, with a Mother Goose theme, featured outstanding horticulture, floral designs, whimsical botanical arts, exciting entries from talented youths and educational exhibits.

“This Flower Show was the garden club’s gift to Boca Raton and our way to let everyone know what we are about as a garden club,” show Chairwoman Rebecca Stallard said. “The entire…

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Paws Up for Pets: Couple fills void with clinic for cats only

Drs. Jeffrey and Stephanie Karpf examine a cat in their West Palm Beach clinic. Photo provided

By Arden Moore

Since childhood, I’ve always had at least one cat. However, Casey is the first orange tabby I’ve ever adopted and he meets…

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Tots & Teens: Twin brothers champion breakfast with Boca cereal-drive alliance

Jett and Luke Justin, 11, founded the Boca Raton Cereal Drive Alliance to collect cereal to give to Boca Helping Hands for distribution to underserved people. Last month the drive collected more than 2,700 boxes from seven schools to go with more than 2,500 that General Mills donated. Photo…

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Secret Garden: Living wall at iPic theater designed to grow on you

The wall on the east side of the theater consists of panels with a variety of plants for color and texture. It gets attention from pedestrians and motorists alike. Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

By Deborah S. Hartz-Seeley

While many…

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