TO DO LIST: Everglades talk; new art show; wine-tasting fundraiser


“Rockin’ Road to Dublin,”

Broward Center, Parker Playhouse

Combining the art of Irish dance, power of a rock concert and the finish of a Broadway show, the performance has been called a “one-two punch of style and mastery.”

The show is 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Tickets start at $31.50. Information:


“Paper Trail: The Art of Collage” exhibit opening reception,

Palm Beach Atlantic University, Warren Library

Meet artist Kathryn Adele Schumacher and see some of her artwork in this exhibit. The show runs through April 12.

The reception is 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. 300 Pembroke Place, West Palm Beach. Free. Information: 561-803-2970;


Clematis by Night,

West Palm Beach Waterfront

Got another case of the “Mondays”? Well, look to Thursday night and get happy! Find the strength to make it through the work week and to the ultimate pre-weekend bash with great food, drinks and the soul-soothing, Caribbean sounds of Impulse.

The event is 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday. 100 Clematis St., West Palm Beach. Free. Information: 561-822-1515;


The AFWC Wine Carnival & Consumer Challenge,

Boca Raton Children’s Museum

Try more than 50 all-American, award-winning wines while playing wine-themed games and win prizes. Enjoy delicacies from area restaurants including: Terra Fiamma, Season’s 52, Papa’s Seafood Bar, GourmetPhile, Tess’s Cupcakes, Flair For Fudge, Drunken Raisin and many more. Proceeds benefit the museum.

The event is 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. 408 Crawford Blvd., Boca Raton. $55. Information:


Science in Support of Everglades Restoration featuring Nicholas G. Aumen,

Palm Beach Zoo

Gain a scientific perspective regarding this natural wonder from the regional science adviser for the Southeast Region of the U.S. Geological Survey, and overseer of the Greater Everglades Priority Ecosystem Sciences Program. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres included.

The event is 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. 1301 Summit Blvd., West Palm Beach. $25. Information:

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