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TO DO LIST: CityPlace Art Fest; Brew at the Zoo


1. RIDERS WANTED

Club Scrub Grinduro, Epic Bike Adventure,

Jonathan Dickinson State Park

Though this fun bike ride will travel over grass, dirt, mud and a small water crossing, it is open to riders of all skill levels who are free to travel at any speed. There will be a choice of 20-, 40- or 60-mile loop. Afterward enjoy a rocking after-party and barbecue.

The ride is 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. 16450 SE Federal Highway, Hobe Sound. Club Scrub members $50, nonmembers $55, kids under 13 $25. Information: www.clubscrub.org/events; julianac@clubscrub.org; 561-313-7250.

2. DANCE

Demetrius Klein Dance Co.’s performance of Handel’s “Messiah,”

Memorial Presbyterian Church

The company’s most popular production, they’ve been bringing it to the stage for 25 years. A portion of funds received will benefit the dance students at Urban Youth Impact.

There is a children’s program at 11 a.m. Saturday, and the full-length production at 7 p.m. Saturday. Admission is whatever attendees want to pay. Information: www.dkdcdiyprojects.org; 561-758-8726.

3. CHECK IT OUT

CityPlace Art Fair,

CityPlace

The shopping and recreation complex will transform into an outdoor art showcase featuring over 100 artists’ tents and representing all mediums of fine art.

The event is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 700 S. Rosemary Ave., West Palm Beach. Free. Information: www.artfestival.com; 561-746-6615.

4. GO WILD!

Brew at the Zoo 2017,

Palm Beach Zoo

One of the county’s most unique brew festivals is back and better than ever. Enjoy delicious suds from over 25 local brewers that will each have representatives on hand to answer questions. In addition, see some of the wildlife, exhibits and enjoy live music. 21 and older.

The event is 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday. 1301 Summit Blvd., West Palm Beach. Tickets start at $35 and must be purchased online. Information: www.palmbeachzoo.org

5. MAKE A RUN FOR IT

SWA Soiree and Run AWAY 5K,

Greenway Trail System

Celebrate the harmony of industry and nature and create awareness about the importance of recycling. Take part in the 5K event and/or enjoy kids’ crafts and games, vendors, guided trail walks and more.

The event starts at 7:30 a.m. Sunday. 6751 N. Jog Road, West Palm Beach. Race adults $35, children $15. Information: http://swa.org/403/Run-AWAY-5K



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