Five Fun things to do this weekend June 14th -16th
WPTV Web Team
10:28 AM, Jun 14, 2013
3:57 PM, Jun 16, 2013
Safari Nights-The Palm Beach Zoo (1301 Summit Boulevard, West Palm Beach) will be alive this Friday night! This Friday's theme will be the "Everglades." Families can enjoy the ever-popular disc jockeying and face painting talents of Glass Productions' Purple People Painters and Noisy Neighbors DJs in the Fountain Plaza. The weekly event will also include up-close roving animal encounters and special performances of the Wings Over Water bird show and Wild Things stage show, children's games and take-home crafts in the Florida Pioneer House, dinner specials in the Tropics Cafe, complimentary rides on the Wildlife Carousel, offerings of the Paws for a Cause Animal Art Expo, photo opportunities with the Zoo's costume mascots - Kiwi the Koala, Timmy the Tiger, and Speedy the Sea Turtle. Live music for the grown-ups will occasionally be offered on the Tropics Cafe Deck overlooking beautiful Baker Lake. $15.95 for adults, $9.95 for kids; Friday 5:30 p.m.
8 Track-Pull out your bell bottoms, halter tops, and platform shoes and get ready take a trip back to the 1970s as the Plaza Theatre(262 S. Ocean Blvd, Manalapan) presents 8-Track – The Sounds of the 70s. With its propulsive rhythms and dazzling harmonies, 8-Track is a fast-paced musical romp through one of the most impassioned decades of the 20th century. This Baby Boomers' dream come true features the music of The Emotions, The Carpenters, Labelle, Barry Manilow, Marvin Gaye, The Doobie Brothers, The Bee Gees, Helen Reddy, KC and the Sunshine Band, and many, many more. Rediscover the heart and soul of the forgotten decade with this joyously rousing, moving, and often downright hilarious musical in concert! Thu Jun 13, 2013 - Sun Jul 7, 2013 $38; Showtimes can be found at www.theplazatheatre.net
Hair and Beauty Show- Curly? Straight? Relaxed? If you're familiar with these terms, then you need to be at the Palm Beach County Hair and Beauty Show (South County Civic Center, 16700 Jog Rd., Delray Beach) this weekend. This show will bring together professionals and consumers in one room to learn and exchange information about hair care, product knowledge, beauty maintenance techniques, and networking opportunity. This is a Best of Both Worlds event, so natural hair 'curlfriends,' please inform your team relaxer friends about this event. Over 250 attendees will have the opportunity to shop from our wonderful vendors, mix and mingle, enjoy a Hair By Pretty live hair demo, receive free product(s), and of course has a great time. $10; Saturday 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
It's all about the Dogs- A local library goes to the dogs this weekend! The Fort Pierce Branch Library (101 Melody Lane, Fort Pierce) will be showing the family movie "Because of Winn-Dixie." Following the movie, Dot Blair, dog handler extraordinaire, and her canine companion, Music, will demonstrate what it takes to be a good pet provider. Based on the children's book by author Kate DiCamillo, "Because of Winn-Dixie" is the story of 10-year-old Opal Buloni, who just moved to a small Florida town with her father. She's feeling lonely in her new location until she adopts a stray dog she names Winn-Dixie. Free; Saturday 2 p.m.
Movie Night- It's a mix between action and humor! Come out and enjoy an evening on the lawn in Wellington (Wellington Amphitheatre, 12100 Forest Hill Boulevard, Wellington). This week's featured movie will be "The Adventures of Tintin," which features Tintin (Jamie Bell) as an ambitious young reporter, who after buying a model of a ship called ‘The Unicorn,' discovers that he is now in danger from others who want it, as it holds a clue to a secret treasure. When he is kidnapped, he soon finds himself teaming up with one Captain Haddock (Andy Serkis) to figure out the mystery, get a story, and take whoever captured him down. Free Friday June 14; 8:30 p.m.