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Free tree giveaway for Boca Raton residents with ID

The City of Boca Raton will mark MLK Day, Monday, Jan. 15, 2024, with day-long festivities, including a free community breakfast, a march with jazz bands, a ceremony and public Unity Celebration, plus a free tree giveaway at Mizner Park.

Note: On Monday, Martin Luther King Day, from 11 a.m.-6 p.m., the Boca Raton Museum of Art will be open with FREE admission during the City's MLK Jr. Day event. Please reserve your admission ticket(s) in person.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, established by the United Citizens of Boca Raton, January 15, 2001 / Pearl City Historic District

FREE and open to the public:

  • Ceremony | 10:30 a.m.
    Mizner Park Amphitheater (590 Plaza Real)
    —Keynote Speaker: Charles Ridley
    —Mayoral Proclamation 
    —Community Leader Speeches
    —Humanitarian Award Presentation 
  • FREE Unity Celebration | 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 
    Mizner Park Amphitheater (590 Plaza Real)
    —Amusement rides, games and crafts
    —Community booths
    —Tabling by community partners
    —Food & drinks available for purchase
    —Stage performances

Plus, the city will be giving away free trees to Boca Raton residents with proper ID while supplies last starting at 11 a.m. Species include: Gumbo Limbo, Paradise Tree, June Plum, Barbados Cherry, and Starfruit. Limit two per household.

Credit: CommunityGreening.org

For more event details, visit MLK JR. DAY @ myboca.us.

Also read our roundup of more MLK events at in Palm Beach County.

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Farmers markets & vendor fairs

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Delray Affair art festival

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Outdoor Marine Aquarium Feeding, daily, Boca Raton

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Shark & Stingray Feedings, Delray Beach

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Chopin for All concert, Coral Gables

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Loggerhead Marinelife Center: Fish Feeding Talks

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AMC Theatres host Screen Unseen secret movie

7:00 pm | $5.00 | AMC Theatres

Regal Cinemas: Monday Mystery Movie: Rated PG-13

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Regal Theatres: Discounted movie tickets on Tuesdays

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Shark & Stingray Feedings, Delray Beach

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Loggerhead Marinelife Center: Fish Feeding Talks

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Tasty Tuesday food trucks, Boca Raton

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Wednesday, April 17, 2024

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Winnie-The-Pooh on stage at Lake Worth Playouse

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Outdoor Marine Aquarium Feeding, daily, Boca Raton

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Reptile Encounter: Jupiter

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Animal feedings at nature center, WPB

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Food truck gathering at Pelican Harbor Marina

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Outdoor Marine Aquarium Feeding, daily, Boca Raton

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