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5 fun things to do this weekend (Aug. 14-16)

Posted at 7:12 AM, Aug 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-14 12:17:41-04

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — If you're looking for fun, safe, and socially distant things to do this weekend, here are 5 options.

1) Show on the Go - West Palm Beach
Grease is at the drive-in movie! For $10 your car can enter Currie Park and watch Grease (PG). VIP starts at $30 which includes front row parking, family four-pack of popcorn, beverages, and candy. Gates open at 6 p.m. and the movie starts at 7 p.m. Tickets must be purchased in advance and they do sell out.

2) In Other Words - Virtual Concert
This performance by vocalist Meri Ziev will be a New York-style cabaret. Songs ranging from “Besame Mucho” (Consuelo Velazquez) to “We Belong” (Pat Benetar).
This performance will be streamed live on palmbeachculture.com on Saturday, Aug. 15 from 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. and hosted by WPTV NewsChannel 5's T.A. Walker.

3) Power UP exhibit at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium
“Power Up” is Maker’s Paradise with Drones and Battlebots. Guests can race drones, control flight simulators, watch Battlebots, and let their imagination run wild with 3D printers in the space set up in the exhibit hall. The spinning blades on the robots run at thousands of RPMs and can slice through each other. The exhibit runs now through Sept. 13

4) Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens - Delray Beach
The 16 acres that surround Morikami’s two museum buildings include expansive Japanese gardens with strolling paths, resting areas, a world-class bonsai collection, and lakes teeming with koi and other wildlife. The wider 200-acre park features nature trails, pine forests, and picnic areas. The gardens are open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Ticket prices: Adults $15 | Seniors $13 | Children $9

Things to Know

  • Wear sunscreen
  • Bring water
  • Credit/Debit card payments only
  • Wear masks inside

5) Hard Rock Stadium Movies
All movies at the Open Air Fountain Plaza start at 6:45 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 14 - Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl
Saturday, Aug. 15 - Fast & Furious
Sunday, Aug. 16 - Wizard of Oz