DETAILS ON BACK-TO-SCHOOL EXPO; BUDGET WORKSHOP COMING IN WELLINGTON
Back-to-school expo: Join WPTV NewsChannel 5 personalities from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday for the station’s annual Back to School Expo at the Mall at Wellington Green, 10300 Forest Hill Blvd.
The event coincides with Florida’s tax-free holiday, where families can stock up on a range of back-to-school essentials without paying state sales tax. At the expo, families will meet representatives from public and private schools, trade schools, universities, and health and education-related companies. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office will provide information on its child-safety ID program, and JCPenney will have a back-to-school fashion show. For more information, call 954-243-6243 or go to www.shopwellingtongreen.com/events.
Budget workshop: Want to learn more about Wellington’s proposed budget for the coming year? Your chance is coming up at a budget workshop at 3 p.m. Monday in rooms 1E and 1F of Village Hall, 12300 Forest Hill Blvd. The council will hear details and provide feedback on the proposed budget before it heads to its first vote. Can’t make it to the workshop? Watch live or later online at www.wellingtonfl.gov.
Wednesday green market: Grab some locally grown produce or handmade wares at Royal Palm Beach’s weekly green market, 4 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Veterans Park, 1036 Royal Palm Beach Blvd. The afternoon green market and bazaar is each Wednesday through Sept. 26, with the weekly Sunday green market resuming soon after. For more information, go to www.royalpalmbeach.com.
Amphitheater entertainment: Wellington’s weekend lineup for its amphitheater, 12100 Forest Hill Blvd., includes two free concerts, food trucks and a free movie. Bring your own seating for each event. For more information, go to www.wellingtonfl.gov/events.
• Food trucks and free concert from doo-wop tribute Reunion on Thursday, with food trucks from 5 to 9:30 p.m. and concert beginning at 6:30 p.m.
• Free movie: “Sherlock Gnomes” (PG) begins at 8 p.m. Friday.
• Free concert: Performance from the Studio 54 Band begins at 8 p.m. Saturday.