Rock, Animals and Motown

December 28, 2018

Rock Baby Rock featuring Lance Lipinsky & the Lovers. 8 p.m. at The Wick. Call 561-995-2333. Also December 29-30.

December 29, 2018

Wetland Animals at Daggerwing Nature Center. 10:30 a.m. Ages 5+, $3 per participant. Call 561-629-8760 for a reservation.

An Unforgettable Nat King Cole Christmas. 8 p.m. at Mizner Park Cultural Center. Call 844-672-2849 for tickets.

December 30, 2018

Motown Magic Show, 9 p.m. at the Boca Black Box. Free tickets with $20 minimum purchase at the bar. Just mention West Boca News at the box office.

Flamingo, Nut Job and Comedy

Friday, December 21st

Art Walk, 6 to 9 p.m. Free. The Flamingo House, 4160 NW 1st Ave, Boca Raton.

Comedian Helen Hong. 8 p.m. at the Boca Black Box. Also 12/22.

Saturday, December 22nd

This Land is Your Land: The Life and Song of Woody Guthrie, Mizner Park Cultural Center.

Sunday, December 23rd

Family Movie- The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature, 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. at Sugar Sand Park. $1 includes movie, popcorn and a drink. Rated G.

Pippin, 2 p.m. at Boca Black Box. Presented by teens of Barclay Performing Arts. Tickets $20 general admission

Mary Poppins, Snow & Sinatra

December 14, 2018

Movie Night Featuring Elf! at Mizner Park Amphitheater. 7 p.m. Free and open to public.

December 15, 2018

Animal Trivia at Daggerwing Nature Center. 10:30 a.m. Ages 5+, $3 per participant. Call 561-629-8760 for reservation.

Mary Poppins Jr. at Boca Black Box. 4 p.m. Starring junior performers.

Sugar Sand Park’s Snow Day! 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Snow play for kids ages 5-10 (reservations required)

Comedian Yakov Smirnoff at Boca Black Box. 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Tickets start at $40.

“At Home” A World Premier Play at The J. 7:30 p.m. Call 561-558-2520 for tickets.

Annie the Musical starring Sally Struthers at The Wick.  2p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Call 561-995-2333. Tickets start at $75

December 16, 2018

Sal Valentinetti Holiday Concert at Boca Black Box. 8 p.m.

Sundays with Sinatra at Delray Marketplace. 6 to 8 p.m. Free.

Chicago Cubs & South Florida Native Hosts Cancer Fundraiser

Sep 19, 2017; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo (44) looks on while on deck to bat against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports


Anthonty Rizzo Family Foundation raises record amount for pediatric cancer research and support in south florida

Chicago Cubs first baseman and cancer survivor Anthony Rizzo will host the Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation’s Seventh Annual Walk-Off for Cancer fundraiser presented by Gallagher Sunday, December 2, at 8:30 a.m. EST at Pine Trails Park in Parkland, Florida. The event consists of a 5K walk, entertainment and refreshments and special guest appearances from local dignitaries and celebrities.

This year’s Walk is on track to raise a record $1 million that will benefit the Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, the University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and direct grants to families battling cancer. For more information, please visit

WHAT:            Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation’s Seventh Annual Walk-Off for Cancer fundraiser

WHEN:            Sunday, December 2, media availability at 8 a.m. with Anthony Rizzo. Walk to start at 9 a.m. EST

WHERE:          Pine Trails Park, 10555 Trails End, Parkland, Florida

About the Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation:

The Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization founded by Chicago Cubs First Baseman Anthony Rizzo. Anthony realized during his own battle with cancer that no matter how difficult fighting cancer was for him, it was even more difficult for his family. Anthony believes that an individual does not battle cancer alone, but that the whole family battles it together. The Mission of the Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation is to raise money for cancer research and to provide support to children and their families battling the disease. The Foundation is run entirely by Anthony’s family, his close friends and his management team with Anthony providing oversight and leadership. All of us at the Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation believe that every family deserves a fighting chance.






Santa, Menorahs, and Moon Lanterns

Friday, November 30th

Boca Center’s Holiday Celebration, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Free with a new unwrapped toy to benefit Spirit of Giving. Holiday performances, Letters to Santa, Cannoli decorating, photos with Santa.

Comedian Vic DiBitetto, 8 p.m. at the Boca Black Box. 22 million views on You Tube. Tickets online at

Breadcrumbs, 8 p.m. at The Sol Theatre. Call 866-811-4111 for tickets ($30). Performances on Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. also.

Saturday, December 1st

A Dickens Tale presented by Bright Star Theatre, 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. at The Willow Theatre in Sugar Sand Park. Tickets: $8 for adults, $6 for children 12 and under. Call (561) 347-3948 for tickets.

Kids can Design a Card, 10 a.m. at the West Boca Library branch. Use colorful paper, markers, crayons and pencils and stickers. Free.

Saturday Morning Art: A New Kind of Cubism, 10:00 -11:00 a.m. at the Boca Museum of Art. Free with admission. Artistic family fun.

Multi Platinum Award-winning Songwriter and Recording Artist, David Pomeranz, 8 p.m. at the Boca Black Box.

Holiday Happenings at Delray Marketplace, 5 to 7 p.m. Tree lighting, carolers, crafts and more. Free.

At Home, a World Premiere play by Dan Clancy, at the Levis JCC Sandler Center. 7:30 p.m. Sunday at 2 p.m. Call 561-558-2520 for tickets starting at $30.

Sunday, December 2nd

Chanukarama, Fun Family Winter Carnival at Congregation Bnai Israel. 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Free. 2200 Yamato Road.

Family Carnival sponsored by Chabad Israeli Center at Heritage Park, NW corner of Palmetto Park Rd and Judge Winikoff. 2 to 5 p.m. Rock climbing, bounce houses, face painting, DJ.

December Make and Take: Moon Lanterns, 11:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. at the Science Explorium in Sugar Sand Park. $5 per project.

Neil Simon’s The Odd Couple (Female version), 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Boca Black Box. Call 561-483-9036 for tickets. Tickets $35.