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MLK Day of Remembrance breakfast & guest speaker, Wellington

To honor the memory of the Rev. Dr. Luther King, Jr., here is a list of some of the activities planned to commemorate events taking place on this annual holiday for 2024.

Greater Palm Beach

Lake Worth
Friday, Jan. 12, 2024, at 7 p.m.

Unbought & Unbossed” is a musical theater presentation .

Sally Hemmings & Shirley Chisholm

Event is free and open to the public, presented by Arts at St. Andrew's, the City of Lake Worth Beach Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee and the Lake Worth Interfaith Network.

Location: St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 100 N. Palmway, Lake Worth Beach.

For more information, you can call 561-310-3230 or see more details on Eventbrite.


Riviera Beach, 8 a.m.
Saturday, Jan. 13

Celebration includes bands, dance teams and local groups that will march in the 40th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade at 10 a.m. Lineup starts at 8 a.m. and the route is from MLK Boulevard and Congress Avenue to Avenue O. After the parade, head over to Dan Calloway Park, 1420 W. 10th St., for a celebration from 1 to 3 p.m. There will be live music, vendors and activities for kids. Admission is free. Visit rivierabch.com/2024parade for more details.


West Palm Beach
Monday, Jan. 15, 2024, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Volunteer for “Stronger Together” MLK service events at 2024 MLK Day of Service. Events presented by Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County and Palm Beach Atlantic University. Registration and acceptance required.

  • City of West Palm Beach – Park cleanup. Age Requirement: 16+ welcome, 5-15 must be accompanied with parent/guardian.
  • Tree of Life Resource Center (West Palm Beach) – Sorting donations to support anyone in need. Age Requirement: 18+ welcome.
  • MorseLife (West Palm Beach) – Socializing with senior residents. Age Requirement: 18+ welcome, 5-17 must be accompanied with parent/guardian.

Fill out the online form here and also find more volunteer opportunities in  Boynton Beach, Riviera Beach, Lake Worth, Loxahatchee and other cities.


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Boca Raton, 10 a.m.
Monday, Jan. 15, 2024

Festivities in Boca Raton include a Unity March at 10 a.m. from 200 Ruby Street to Mizner Park Amphitheater, 590 Plaza Real. Participants include:

  • Boca Raton Community High School Band & Color Guard
  • FAU Jazz Ensemble

Events 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at the amphitheater include speakers, awards, performers & food vendors. Information is online. Also read our comprehensive post on Free MLK ceremonies & celebrations in Boca Raton.


Boynton Beach, 8 a.m.
Monday, Jan. 15, 2024

The community is invited to participate in a Day of Service in the neighborhood cleanup, from 8 to 11 a.m. in honor of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his legacy. No RSVP required and no supplies needed. Coffee & donuts will be provided. Community service hours available.

Location: Carolyn Sims Center, 225 NW 12th Ave., Boynton Beach. Call 561-742-6220 or email johnsonj@bbfl.us.


Royal Palm Beach, 8:30 a.m.
Monday, Jan. 15, 2024

The Caribbean American for Community Involvement in Florida Inc. and the village of Royal Palm Beach will have the 22nd annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Monday, Jan. 15, at the Royal Palm Beach Cultural Center, 151 Civic Center Way. A continental breakfast will be served from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. The program will begin at 10 a.m. Admission is free. Visit royalpalmbeachfl.gov for more details.


Wellington, 8:30 a.m.
Monday, Jan. 15, 2024

Martin Luther King Day of Remembrance will be held at the Wellington Community Center, 12150 Forest Hill Blvd. Event includes a light breakfast and fellowship, followed by a welcome message and comments with Wellington's Council, student presentations, and special guest speaker, retired U.S. Navy Captain and aviator, Winston E. Scott. Space is limited; must RSVP here. Call 561-868-8624 with queries.

PLEASE NOTE: We also suggest you always confirm details before heading out to any event these days, as plans may change. And keep checking back as we continue to update this roundup!

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More free and cheap things to do in Palm Beach County this week:

Saturday, April 13, 2024

Farmers markets & vendor fairs

FREE | Broward, Dade & greater Palm Beach

Delray GreenMarket

9:00 am to 2:00 pm | FREE | Old School Square, Delray

Free admission, Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Boca Raton

9:00 am to 4:00 pm | FREE | Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Boca Raton

Free Museum of Art admission for WPB residents & military Saturdays

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | FREE | Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach

Delray Affair art festival

10:00 am to 6:00 pm | FREE | Downtown Delray Beach

Free film: Sea Turtles of the Palm Beaches

10:30 am | FREE | Loggerhead Marinelife Center, Juno Beach

Science Stories for age 5+, Boca Raton

11:30 am | FREE | Sugar Sand Park, Boca Raton

Outdoor Marine Aquarium Feeding, daily, Boca Raton

12:30 pm to 12:50 pm | FREE | Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Boca Raton

Shark & Stingray Feedings, Delray Beach

1:00 pm | $10.00 | Sandoway Discovery Center, Delray Beach

Downtown Palm Beach Gardens free outdoor music series

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | FREE | Downtown at the Gardens

Alligator feedings at nature center, WPB

1:00 pm | FREE | Okeeheelee Nature Center, West Palm Beach

Loggerhead Marinelife Center: Fish Feeding Talks

1:30 pm to 12:00 am | FREE | Loggerhead Marinelife Center, Juno Beach

Chopin for All concert, Fort Lauderdale

3:00 pm | FREE | Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Pop-up Biergarten, Wellington

4:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Town Center Promenade, Wellington

Doors Tribute concert in Jupiter

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Seabreeze Amphitheater, Jupiter

Sunday, April 14, 2024

Farmers markets & vendor fairs

FREE | Broward, Dade & greater Palm Beach

Free admission, Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Boca Raton

9:00 am to 4:00 pm | FREE | Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Boca Raton

Delray Affair art festival

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | FREE | Downtown Delray Beach

Free film: Sea Turtles of the Palm Beaches

10:30 am | FREE | Loggerhead Marinelife Center, Juno Beach

Outdoor Marine Aquarium Feeding, daily, Boca Raton

12:30 pm to 12:50 pm | FREE | Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Boca Raton

Shark & Stingray Feedings, Delray Beach

1:00 pm | $10.00 | Sandoway Discovery Center, Delray Beach

CMX Classics discount film

3:00 pm to 9:00 pm | $6.00-7.00 | CMX Cinemas

Chopin for All concert, Coral Gables

3:00 pm | FREE | Granada Church, Coral Gables

Free concert: Classical Collaboration, Boca Raton

4:00 pm to 7:30 pm | FREE | Mizner Park in Boca

Monday, April 15, 2024

Outdoor Marine Aquarium Feeding, daily, Boca Raton

12:30 pm to 12:50 pm | FREE | Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Boca Raton

Loggerhead Marinelife Center: Fish Feeding Talks

1:30 pm to 12:00 am | FREE | Loggerhead Marinelife Center, Juno Beach

AMC Theatres host Screen Unseen secret movie

7:00 pm | $5.00 | AMC Theatres

Regal Cinemas: Monday Mystery Movie: Rated PG-13

7:00 pm | $5.00 | Regal Cinemas

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Discounts at Cinemark on Tuesdays

All Day | Discounted | Cinemark

Regal Theatres: Discounted movie tickets on Tuesdays

All Day | $5.00-7.00 | Regal Cinemas Multiple Locations

Free admission, Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Boca Raton

9:00 am to 4:00 pm | FREE | Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Boca Raton

Outdoor Marine Aquarium Feeding, daily, Boca Raton

12:30 pm to 12:50 pm | FREE | Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Boca Raton

Shark & Stingray Feedings, Delray Beach

1:00 pm | $10.00 | Sandoway Discovery Center, Delray Beach

Loggerhead Marinelife Center: Fish Feeding Talks

1:30 pm to 12:00 am | FREE | Loggerhead Marinelife Center, Juno Beach

Tasty Tuesday food trucks, Boca Raton

5:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Sunset Cove Amphitheater, Boca Raton

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Free admission, Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Boca Raton

9:00 am to 4:00 pm | FREE | Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Boca Raton

Winnie-The-Pooh on stage at Lake Worth Playouse

11:00 am | $8.00 | Lake Worth Playhouse

Outdoor Marine Aquarium Feeding, daily, Boca Raton

12:30 pm to 12:50 pm | FREE | Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Boca Raton

Shark & Stingray Feedings, Delray Beach

1:00 pm | $10.00 | Sandoway Discovery Center, Delray Beach

Loggerhead Marinelife Center: Fish Feeding Talks

1:30 pm to 12:00 am | FREE | Loggerhead Marinelife Center, Juno Beach

Reptile Encounter: Jupiter

2:30 pm | FREE | Riverbend Park, Jupiter

CMX Classics discount film

3:00 pm to 9:00 pm | $6.00-7.00 | CMX Cinemas

Animal feedings at nature center, WPB

3:30 pm | FREE | Okeeheelee Nature Center, West Palm Beach

Food truck gathering at Pelican Harbor Marina

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Pelican Harbor Marina

Thursday, April 18, 2024

Free admission, Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Boca Raton

9:00 am to 4:00 pm | FREE | Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Boca Raton

Outdoor Marine Aquarium Feeding, daily, Boca Raton

12:30 pm to 12:50 pm | FREE | Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Boca Raton

Shark & Stingray Feedings, Delray Beach

1:00 pm | $10.00 | Sandoway Discovery Center, Delray Beach

Loggerhead Marinelife Center: Fish Feeding Talks

1:30 pm to 12:00 am | FREE | Loggerhead Marinelife Center, Juno Beach

Animal feedings at nature center, WPB

3:30 pm | FREE | Okeeheelee Nature Center, West Palm Beach

Food Truck Thursdays at Highland Oaks Park

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Highland Oaks Park

Morikami after hours Sunset Stroll, Delray Beach

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Live music: Clematis by Night, West Palm Beach

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | West Palm Beach Waterfront

Friday, April 19, 2024

Free admission, Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Boca Raton

9:00 am to 4:00 pm | FREE | Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Boca Raton

Guided nature hike, Jupiter

9:00 am | FREE | Riverbend Park, Jupiter

Outdoor Marine Aquarium Feeding, daily, Boca Raton

12:30 pm to 12:50 pm | FREE | Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Boca Raton

Shark & Stingray Feedings, Delray Beach

1:00 pm | $10.00 | Sandoway Discovery Center, Delray Beach

Loggerhead Marinelife Center: Fish Feeding Talks

1:30 pm to 12:00 am | FREE | Loggerhead Marinelife Center, Juno Beach

Animal Feeding: Aquatic Turtles, Boynton Beach

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Animal feedings at nature center, WPB

3:30 pm | FREE | Okeeheelee Nature Center, West Palm Beach

Fluffy's Food Trucks in Coconut Creek

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Art After Dark: Live performances, tours, workshops, Fridays at The Norton, WPB

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $5.00-10.00 | Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach

Food truck gathering

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Food In Motion food trucks & vendors in Fort Lauderdale

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Esplanade Park

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