Society Sightings - February

 
February 2016

Click here to check out photos from recent events, including the Red Cross Beach Bash, Revolution Dating's "Barks, Babes & Brews," Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's "A Night in Tuscany," Young Friends of the Palm Beach Symphony Kickoff and more.

To submit photos for upcoming events, email alyssa@gulfstreammediagroup.com.

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This Month's Happenings

The Colony Hotel’s Cabaret Performances
Three incredible performers—Carole J. Bufford, Tony Danza and Melissa Manchester—will bring their unique personalities to the stage. 
Feb. 3-27; The Colony Hotel’s Royal Room in Palm Beach; prices vary

Palm Beach Opera Gala: An Evening With Diana Damrau
Enjoy dinner followed by an enchanting performance by opera soprano singer Diana Damrau.
Feb. 4, 6:30 p.m.; Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach; $1000 (adult), $450 (young patrons)

Hanley Center Foundation Family Picnic
Place bids on items ranging from Adele’s sold-out Miami concert to an ultimate date night package to benefit prevention programming in Florida schools. 
Feb. 6, noon to 2:30 p.m.; International Polo Club in Wellington; $220 (adult), $50 (child ages 4-17), free (child under 3)

Flip Flops & Bow Ties Gala
Enjoy a night filled with live music and delicious delights to raise money for research to support Veterans of the United States Armed Forces. 
Feb. 6, 6:30 p.m. to midnight; PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens; $175

Gem of an Evening Gala
This black-tie event with the theme “One Hot Night on Palm Beach” aims to raise money for diabetes research and education.  
Feb. 7, 6:30 p.m; Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa in Manalapan; $300

Frost/Nixon by Peter Morgan
Follow the story of one of the most important political interviews of Richard Nixon.
Feb. 7-21; Maltz Jupiter Theatre; $55+

Cultural Council's Culture & Cocktails
Celebrity critic, biographer, blogger and playwright Terry Teachout will be interviewed by William Hayes, producing artistic director of Palm Beach Dramaworks. 
Feb. 8, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.; The Colony Hotel’s Pavilion Ballroom in Palm Beach; $65 (in advance), $70 (at the door), free (members)

Tactical Portfolio Construction
Kurt Sylvia, managing director of UBS Private Wealth Management, will lead a discussion on tactical portfolio construction.  
Feb. 12, 2 p.m.; Cafe Boulud in Palm Beach

The Best of the Best Exhibit
View multimedia, 3D and 3D works from artists from all over Palm Beach County. 
Through Feb. 13; Art on Park Gallery in Lake Park

Iron & Clematis Vintage Motorcycle Festival
Enjoy one of Florida's largest vintage motorcycle festivals, which attracts vendors, bike builders, and over 300 vintage bikes.
Feb. 13, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; 500 Clematis St., West Palm Beach; $20 (bike registration)

11th Annual Stars Ball
Attend a night dedicated to celebrating the children of Little Smiles of Florida, who were handpicked by their nurses to walk the red carpet, get a Little Smiles makeover and an award.
Feb. 13, 6 p.m; Harriet Himmel Theater in West Palm Beach; $225

Watch A Rising Star
Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches and Treasure Coast is spotlighting talented young locals to compete for a chance to win over $13,000 in scholarships. 
Feb. 13, 6:30 p.m.; Kravis Center in West Palm Beach; $200



Style File

Palm Beach Gardens Sympli Trunk Show
Browse through Sympli’s unique and effortless designs. 
Feb. 5, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Evelyn & Arthur in Palm Beach Gardens

The Palm Beach Hot Pink Luncheon & Symposium
Engage in an open discussion about breast cancer with food and a fashion presentation of Neiman Marcus’ Spring 2016 collection with special guest Margot McKinney.
Feb. 4, noon; The Breakers’ Venetian Room in Palm Beach; $550+

Breakfast at Tiffany’s Tea and Fashion Show
Step into the world of Holly Golightly with a classic English afternoon tea and a fashion show from local boutiques to benefit The Children Healing Institute’s TEACUP Premie Program.
Feb. 10, 2 p.m to 4 p.m.; The Chesterfield Hotel in Palm Beach; $75

Recent Society Sightings

Dream Cars & Cocktails: Valentine’s Day Edition
Celebrate all things related to love with cocktails, dinner, an auction, a curated tour and a special boutique for women. 
Feb. 13, 6:30 p.m.; Private Collection of Larry Wilson in Palm Beach Gardens

ArtiGras Fine Arts Festival
Get cultured with a gallery boasting works from over 300 artists, an artist demonstration stage, youth art demonstrations and more. 
Feb. 13-15; Abacoa Town Center in Jupiter; $10 (in advance), $12 (at the gate), free (child 12 and under)

2016 Honda Classic Kickoff Party
Enjoy food samples from local restaurants and listen to DJ Risi during this kickoff event for The Honda Classic.
Feb. 18, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m; The Gardens Mall Grand Court in Palm Beach Gardens; $50

2016 PBCATA Members Exhibition
Members of the Palm Beach County Art Teachers Association who are art educators showcase their recent work.
Feb. 18-28; Armory Art Center in West Palm Beach

Portraits 2016 Exhibit - Opening Reception
APBC Art of Park Gallery presents an evening celebrating portrait artists in Palm Beach County with live music by Swing Street, Greek appetizers, and the unveiling of a new LED lighting system.
Feb. 19, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Art on Park Gallery in Lake Park; free

Putting the Brakes on Homelessness
Engage in a night highlighting the plight of the homeless. All funds raised will go toward providing families what they need to regain independence. 
Feb. 19-20, 6 p.m. to 7 a.m.; Dreyfoos School of the Arts in West Palm Beach; $10

Don Pasquale
Palm Beach Opera’s “Don Pasquale” will take the stage to perform their energetic and moving songs. 
Feb. 19-20, 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 21, 2 p.m.; Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in Palm Beach; $25-$200

A Love Affair: Maltz Jupiter Theatre Gala
Experience a compilation of the most famous theater romance songs at this elegant fundraiser.
Feb. 20; The Breakers in Palm Beach; $500

Science of Chocolate 
Engage both your mind and taste buds at this annual event that includes liquid nitrogen chocolate ice cream demos, M&M mathematics, an array of tasting stations and more.
Feb. 20, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m; South Florida Science Center and Aquarium in West Palm Beach; $16.95 (adult), $12.95 (child ages 3-12), $14.95 (senior 60 and older)

Jupiter Seafood Festival
Enjoy fresh local seafood, live entertainment, nautical vendors, family rides and more at this weekend-long event.
Feb. 20, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Feb. 21, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Carlin Park in Jupiter; $10 (per day), free (child 12 and under)

Hope Through Horses Golf Tournament
Spend a day filled with fun and golf to benefit Horses Healing Hearts, a program that pairs horses with children whose families have been affected by addiction.
Feb. 22, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Wanderers Golf Club in Wellington; $125

The Honda Classic PGA Tour
Watch top golf players compete for a purse of $6.1 million during the first stop on the Florida Swing of the PGA Tour.
Feb. 22-28; PGA National Resort and Spa in Palm Beach Gardens; $20-$50 (daily grounds passes)

2016 Designers’ Show House
Join the American Red Cross for a cocktail party previewing its newest featured home, which raises money for those affected by fires. 
Feb. 24, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; 3601 Poinsettia Avenue, West Palm Beach; $200+

Young Concert Artists
Listen to the talented Paul Huang play the violin in this performance presented by the Chamber Music Society of Palm Beach.  
Feb. 24, 7 p.m.; Eissey Campus Theatre in Palm Beach Gardens; $30-$40

Palm Beach Fine Craft Show
View pieces by 135 of the nation’s most popular craft artists at this event, which features wearable art and jewelry available for purchase.
Feb. 26-28; Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach; $15, $14 (senior), free (child under 12)

Speakeasy: 9th Annual Evening for the Earth
Play casino-style games, and raise money for the nonprofit Recourse Depot at its annual fundraiser.
Feb. 27, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Abacoa Country Club in Jupiter; $100

Sponsored Events:
2016 Designers’ Show House
Join the American Red Cross for a cocktail party previewing its newest featured home.
ArtiGras Fine Arts Festival
Get cultured with a gallery boasting works from over 300 artists, an artist demonstration stage and youth demos.
Palm Beach Fine Craft Show
View pieces by 135 of the nation’s most popular craft artists, and shop for jewelry and wearable art.
Jupiter Seafood Festival
Enjoy fresh local seafood, live entertainment, nautical vendors and family rides all weekend long.
Maltz Jupiter Theatre Gala
Experience a compilation of the most famous theater romance songs at this elegant fundraiser.
The Honda Classic PGA Tour
Watch top golf players compete during the first stop on the Florida Swing of the PGA Tour.
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