March 26, 2013
WHAT: The exhibit hall at the Anne Kolb Nature Center at West Lake Park hosts a free Gallery Exhibit. The show runs from Saturday, March 2 through Friday, March 29. The theme is “Nature – See It While You Can.” The works in the show are by Hollywood artist Larry Joe Miller, who is current president of the Hollywood Art Guild, and some of his friends. There will also be a Reception, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Friday, March 15.
Veteran artist Miller has been president of the Hollywood Art Guild since 2009.The guild, established in 1953, meets monthly on the second Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Hollywood Beach Culture & Community Center (1301 S. Ocean Dr.). Its members are encouraged to participate in friendly art competitions that are judged and offer cash and ribbon awards. These shows are open to nonmembers as well.
The nature center’s exhibit hall is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. There is no charge to view the art exhibit, although there is a per-person fee of $1 to tour the exhibit hall.
IMPACT: 50 Years of the CFDA is the first museum exhibition to celebrate the quintessentially American artistry of the leading fashion trade organization in the United States. Spearheaded by Council president, Diane von Furstenberg, the exhibition includes garments and accessories by the most impactful creators of the last fifty years.
Featured in the exhibition are interactive touchscreen displays that illustrate a timeline of American fashion and recognize the nearly 600 designers who have been members of the CFDA (Council Of Fashion Designers Of America) over the last five decades. (more…)
Hollywood, Fla. – During the month of March, the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood will present “2013 Youth Art Month: Ode to the Masters,” an exhibition showcasing art by students from Pembroke Pines Charter Elementary School. Under the direction of art instructor Lucia Romano, this collection includes two-dimensional and three-dimensional pieces, using numerous methods to create realistic and abstract portraits. This exhibition will feature art from students ages 5 to 11, with the inspiration stemming from famous artists and their work. A reception will occur on Saturday, March 9 from 1 to 3 p.m., and the pieces are on view through the month in the Center’s upstairs Student Gallery space, located at 1650 Harrison St. (more…)
The Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department is offering outdoor skills programs for children ages 8-13, at Daggerwing Nature Center March 26-28, from 2-4 pm. Children may come to one or all of the classes and learn survival skills through different outdoor adventures.
Tuesday, March 26 – Knots Made Easy: Learn how to do three useful knots and hitches to use at home or out in the wilderness, and make a knot board to take home.
Wednesday, March 27 – Compass Connections: Learn how to use a compass, follow a bearing, and find north and other cardinal directions. Practice those skills and be introduced to different types of maps.
Thursday, March 28 – Survivor Challenge: See if you have what it takes to survive in the wilderness of South Florida by playing the “Survivor Challenge” game. Along the way, learn about the plants and animals of Florida, and basic survival skills.
Daggerwing Nature Center is operated by the Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department and is located in Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park at 11435 Park Access Road, off Cain Boulevard between Glades Road and Yamato Road, in western Boca Raton. Visit www.pbcparks.com/nature for more.
Free question-and-answer practices and drills for individuals who are preparing to take the U.S. citizenship exam are provided every Tuesday evening (from 6 to 7:45 pm) through April 23rd on the second floor of the Broward County Main Library at 100 S. Andrews Ave. in downtown Fort Lauderdale. Call 954-357-7439 for additional information.
The exhibit hall at the Anne Kolb Nature Center at West Lake Park hosts a free Gallery Exhibit. The show runs from Saturday, March 2 through Friday, March 29. The theme is “Nature – See It While You Can.” The works in the show are by Hollywood artist Larry Joe Miller, who is current president of the Hollywood Art Guild, and some of his friends. There will also be a Reception, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Friday, March 15. (more…)
Plantation Toastmasters Group, Every Tuesday 7 -9 PM. As Much Fun to Listen as it is to Speak. Free. Jim Ward Center 301 NW 46th Avenue Plantation 33317.