This is a list of reader-submitted public events, virtual and in-person. CDC social distancing and other guidelines may apply. Please use the contact information to verify details. All programs and activities are subject to change without notice.
Palm Beach Coin Club Monthly Coin Show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 26 and the fourth Sunday of each month through March. Features 45 Dealers buying, selling coins, currency, bullion, and jewelry. Free appraisals; and a gold coin raffle. American Polish Club, 4725 Lake Worth Road, Greenacres City. 561-964-7236. pbcc.anaclubs.org. Free admission.
Cantor’s Concert, 2-4 p.m. Dec. 26. Features cantor Ken Cohen. Temple Anshei Shalom, 7099 W. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach. 561-495-1300, ext. 4. tasfl.org. $25-$35. All seats reserved.
Patton Oswalt Live: Who’s ready to laugh, 8 p.m. Dec. 27. Oswalt continues to choose work that inspires him and entertains audiences. The Parker, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. 954-462-0222. browardcenter.org/events. $53-$63.
Peter London Global Dance Company: Touch & Rain on Me, 7:30-9 p.m. Dec. 28-31. Miami’s leading multicultural, contemporary-dance ensemble will premiere works created during the height of the pandemic. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. 305-949-6722. arshtcenter.org/Tickets. $44-$53.
State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine presents Cinderella, 7 p.m. Dec. 29. One of the most beloved stories of all time in a two-act performance. The Parker, 707 NE Eighth St., Fort Lauderdale. 954-462-0222. browardcenter.org/events. $38.69-$70.49.
Seas of Tranquility by Michael Las Casas, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. through Dec. 30. Montgomery Hall 1, Armory Art Center, 811 Park Place, West Palm Beach. 561-832-1776. Closed Sundays and holidays. armoryart.org. Free.
Previously Loved by Pamela Tatti, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. through Dec. 30. Montgomery Hall 2, Armory Art Center, 811 Park Place, West Palm Beach. 561-832-1776. Closed Sundays and holidays. armoryart.org. Free.
Joe Papp at the Ballroom, 8 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and Sunday through Dec. 30. GableStage, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. 305-445-1116. bit.ly/3ECQtqQ. $35-$65.
Holiday pet adoptions. December only, residents can adopt a dog or cat with waived adoption fees and free pet supplies. All pets have been spayed or neutered, vaccinated and microchipped and will be able to leave immediately. Animal Care & Adoption Division, 2400 SW 42nd St., Fort Lauderdale. 954-359-1313, ext. 9802. broward.org/animal
Noon Year’s Eve, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 31. Join MODS for an epic celebration for the entire family. Features a midday celebration with immersive activities, music, dancing and science. Museum of Discovery and Science, 401 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale. mods.org/?page_id=20412. Free with museum admission.
Dauer Museum of Classic Cars, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. through Dec. 31. Dauer Classic Car Museum, 10801 NW 50th St., Sunrise. 954-748-6271. dauercars.com/about-dauer-car-museum. $20, children $10.
Loop Diaries, noon-6 p.m. through Dec. 31. An immersive exhibition featuring video insolation vignettes. CAMP Gallery, The Contemporary Art Modern Project, 791 NE 125th St., North Miami. 786-953-8807. bit.ly/32hBPqA. Free.
New Year’s Eve matinee with the Delray String Quartet, 3-4:30 p.m. Dec. 31. The Delray String Quartet presents light classical and popular works to celebrate New Year’s Eve. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 188 S. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach. 561-278-6003. musicstpauls.org/next-event. $20 at the door; under 18 free.
The Wick Theatre Rings in 2022 with Veronica Swift, 5:30 p.m. Dec. 31. Jazz Sensation Veronica Swift Rings in 2022 The Wick Theatre & Costume Museum, 7901 North Federal Highway, Boca Raton. 561-995-2333. thewick.org. $150-$350.
New Year’s Day concert, 2-4 p.m. Jan. 1. Features talent from the Miami Beach Classical Music Festival Orchestra with soprano Eglise Guttiérez and MMF alumni artists. Lummus Park, 1130 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach. 305-215-5647. miamimusicfestival.com. Free.
‘Art For All 2022′ benefit reception & art exhibition, 7-10 p.m. Jan. 8. Exhibit runs through Jan. 23. Reception co-hosted by Portada Florida Magazine to benefit Art Synergy and Forz Stefano Charitable Foundation. Free with registration at bit.ly/3Eid5vB
The ‘Color of Money’ art exhibition, runs through Jan. 8. Educational initiative features paintings of enslaved people discovered on Confederate currency. African-American Research Library and Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. 954-357-6282 or email info@partnersinracialJustice. Free admission. partnersinracialjustice.org
A Return to Self: The Art of Healing, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. runs through Jan. 9. Native American art exhibit celebrates significant contributions of local Seminole artists. History Fort Lauderdale, 231 SW Second Ave., Fort Lauderdale. 954-463-4431. historyfortlauderdale.org/museum. $7-$15.
Art Basel Exhibition: Common Space, noon-5 p.m. daily through Jan. 23. Features renowned artists from Miami, New York and Chicago, interacting. Oolite Arts, 924 Lincoln Road, 2nd Floor, Miami Beach. 305-674-8278. oolitearts.org/exhibition/common-space. Free.
FAU presents: The Great Inka Road, Engineering an Empire, Exhibition runs through Jan. 26. Galleries open 1-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Performing Arts Building (#51), near the Living Room Theaters. See parking.fau.edu for parking. Visit fau.edu/galleries or call 561-297-2661.
Machu Picchu and the Golden Empires of Peru features artifacts & virtual reality, 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Exhibit open through March 6. Get tickets online at BocaMuseum.org/Golden. Boca Raton Museum of Art, 501 Plaza Real, Boca Raton. 561-392-2500. Tickets $19.95-$29.95 admission, plus $18 for VR experience.
Painting Enlightenment: Experiencing Wisdom through Art & Science, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. through March 27. Enjoy the masterful works of famed Japanese artist and scientist Iwasaki Tsuneo in this new exhibit. Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach. 561-495-0233. morikami.org/current-exhibitions. Free.
Dino Safari, 9 a.m.-10 p.m. now through April 17. In this walk-through adventure, attendees will meet and interact with more than 30 life-size dinosaurs. Bayside Marketplace, Miami. 305-591-3571. jurassicworldexhibition.com. $19.50-$89.50.
Forest and Field of Light, 6-9 p.m. through June 21. This exhibition is an extraordinary large-scale, site-specific light installation by acclaimed British artist Bruce Munro. Pinecrest Gardens, 11000 Red Road, Pinecrest. 305-669-6990. pinecrestgardens.org. $20.
Moai at Mounts, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. See the new permanent installation in the Tropical Forest Garden that offers three imposing 20-foot statues, replicas of the iconic monolithic, humanlike figures located on Easter Island, Rapa Nui, Chile. 561-233-1730. Mounts Botanical Garden, 531 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach. mounts.org. $10-$12.
Aventura Market, weekends during mall hours, lower level. Sundays noon-8 p.m. Saturdays 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Features exotic foods, fresh produce, home décor and more from over 80 farmers and artisans. Aventura Mall, 19501 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura. 305-935-1110. aventuramall.com/aventura-market. Free admission; prices vary.
Lion Country Safari, open daily 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Drive through the wild animal amusement park and take photos of lions, giraffe, elephants, rhinos, primates and more. Safari Falls Splash Park is open daily, weather permitting and is included in admission. Park is 20 miles west of West Palm Beach at 2003 Lion Country Safari Road, Loxahatchee. 561-793-1084. lioncountrysafari.com. $29-$35.
Bring Butterflies Back, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, weather permitting. Butterfly World features self-guided tours, gift shop, workshops and lectures with tips on gardening and planting host plants for butterfly caterpillars. Watch videos on YouTube at bit.ly/2CuyZ5e. Shop for gifts, plants, ladybugs or pupa. 954-977-4400. Tradewinds Park, 3600 W. Sample Road, Coconut Creek. $22.50-$32.50. butterflyworld.com.
Las Olas Oceanside Park farmers market, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays through Dec. 25. Find fresh produce, cheese, baked items, plants and handmade goods. Las Olas Oceanside Park, 3000 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. 954-828-2690. bit.ly/2Omg3eP. Free.
New River open-air market, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays through December. Browse handmade goods and treats at History Fort Lauderdale’s historic downtown campus. New River Inn, 231 SW Second Ave., Fort Lauderdale. 954-463-4431. historyfortlauderdale.org. Free admission.
Yellow Green Farmers Market, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday-Sunday every week. Features fresh fruits, vegetables, eat-in stations and take-home delicacies, plus artisans, vendors, plants and unique items. YG Market, 3080 Sheridan St., Hollywood. 954-513-3990. Paid parking, three lots. ygfarmersmarket.com.
Bonnet House, offers self-guided tours Tuesday-Sunday 11 a.m.-4 p.m., and hosts special events. See website for family summer specials with times and dates. Bonnet House Museum & Gardens, 900 N. Birch Road, Fort Lauderdale. Check website for pricing. bonnethouse.org.
Sandoway Discovery Series, 9:30-10 a.m. Ongoing weekly series of discovery, geared for families with children ages 3-5. Each 30-minute program will explore a different topic, from bugs to pythons, plants to butterflies. Sandoway Discovery Center, 142 S. Ocean Blvd., Delray Beach. 561-274-7263. See other activities at sandoway.org. $8.
Dancing with Ira Weisburd, 7-9 p.m. Mondays learn Israeli dancing; or practice line dancing 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Balkin and international dancing, 1-3 p.m., Saturdays. Dance workshops online through 2021. Join at youtube.com/user/iraweisburd, from Kings Point in Delray Beach. 561-901-1200. Free for everyone over 18.
Enriched Life peer support group, 7-9 p.m. Thursdays through December. Weekly Zoom meeting to get your dose of ideas, conversations and lessons for living a more fulfilled and enriched life. Virtual, from Miami. 305-968-1257. Register at myenrichedlife.com/workshops. Free.
Iké Udé: Select Portraits, noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday; exhibition runs now through January. Color-saturated conceptual photography by Nigerian-born artist brings a new vitality to contemporary portraiture as it addresses notions of identity. NSU Art Museum, One E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. nsuartmuseum.org. $5-$12.
Young At Art, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays; and 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, Westfield Broward, 8000 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation. Features one-of-a-kind interactive exhibits and programming by South Florida based artists. $8. See youngatartmuseum.org for online activities.
At Home with Gumbo Limbo. The Nature Center offers many virtual adventures and activities for kids and the whole family. Includes self-guided beachcombing, nature detectives and videos on Facebook and YouTube. Visit the Virtual Program page. Boca residents can register for programs via Webtrac. Visit gumbolimbo.org or call 561-544-8605.
Virtual exhibitions feature Space Shuttle Challenger. John Chakeres’s photos of the early years of the Space Shuttle program have been acclaimed worldwide. View “Into Orbit” and “First Fleet” sneak peeks on the Pompano Beach Arts YouTube channel at bit.ly/36ALU2c or visit pompanobeacharts.org/virtual-events. Free.
FAU’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute. Offers tours, videos and educational activities. Lectures and presentations are open to the public for free. Must register. See bit.ly/2H0OBPU.
‘Ask Hanna’ anonymous health chat. Submit queries anytime; answers provided 9-a.m.-5 p.m. South Florida PBS stations’ (WPBT & WXEL) Health Channel launched a free health counseling service. Live chat with health advisers who provide immediate responses. Ask Hanna is available online at askhanna.tv.
Ashanti Cultural Arts virtual classes & events. Features beginner hip-hop Saturdays 11-11:50 a.m.; advanced hip-hop Thursdays 6-7 p.m.; African dance Saturdays noon-1 p.m. and much more. Sponsored by the City of Pompano Beach and the Rotary Club. See ashanticulturalarts.org.
Kravis @ Home The Curtain’s Up! Digital stage features a lineup of curated concerts, talks, performances and arts education events. Virtual from West Palm Beach. kravis.org/athome. Free.
Broward Center online classes for all ages. Free classes include singing, acting, dancing and improv. Stay connected with this online series available anytime. You can also follow the Facebook page to access previous videos and content. For details, see browardcenter.org and click on Education@Home or visit bit.ly/2EhNvxA.
Lifelong Learning Institute. Times and dates vary at Nova Southeastern University’s LLI. Features classes, presentations and programs for seniors via Zoom. Register for link at bit.ly/2Chw0wK. Call 954-262-8471 or email LLI@nova.edu. $30 a month or $15 each.
From The Frank to you: Virtual workshops & lectures. In this virtual classroom, guests of all ages can watch video art-making workshops, step-by-step craft tutorials, video lectures and storybook readings. New content added regularly. The Frank C. Ortis Art Gallery in Pembroke Pines. 954-392-2120. Visit thefrankgallery.org or bit.ly/2FtWCfE. Free.
Peter London hosts PLGDC@HOME virtual series. Miami’s global dance company features artist talks, interviews with choreographers and experts, plus specialized education courses. PLGDC@HOME is streaming on PATREON. Subscriptions start at $10 a month. PLGDC.org or bit.ly/3m6GZLz.
Broward County Library. See what’s new and stay connected. Find upcoming events and classes. Read newspapers, magazines, listen to music and watch movies with a free eCard that can be used to access a wide variety of eContent from a computer or mobile device. Visit broward.org/library. Free.
Palm Beach County Library digital events. Many classes and programs are held on Zoom. Participants must preregister. Download a PDF with instructions and then sign up for things. Whatever piques your interest, from engineering a paper airplane to a Latin-flavor cooking demo. Register for digital activities online at bit.ly/2C62OZE or pbclibrary.org.
Frost Science features live-cam & webinars. Visit the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science virtually from your living room at frostscience.org/at-home. Open for in-person visits daily until 7 p.m. Frost Museum, 1101 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. 305-434-9600. Admission $21.95-$29.95.
Pompano Beach Arts. Entertaining and educational videos for all ages, including, creative writing classes, visual and therapeutic arts, music, lectures, interviews, workshops, theater basics, storytelling and more. Some events have fees and specific times; others are ongoing and free. Visit pompanobeacharts.org.
See Art, Be Happy, Immersive installations, contemporary art, interactive art pieces, and expanded museum store. 561-243-7922 or cornellartmuseum.org. In-person visits noon-5 p.m., Thursday-Sunday. Cornell Art Museum, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach. $8-$15.
Malayan Tigers & Queensland Koalas. Watch videos, Zoo talks and do at-home activities. Presented by the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society. Visit palmbeachzoo.org and click on Activities. 561-547-9453 or visit the Zoo’s page on Facebook. Palm Beach Zoo, 1301 Summit Blvd., West Palm Beach. In-person visits open daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission $18.95.
art museum music virtual workshops lectures youtube facebook concerts science webinar online dance fundraiser film calendar activities theater shows gala