Ideas to improve Clematis Street? West Palm wants your input


1. The City is seeking comment from Clematis Street merchants, area merchants, residents and the public, about potential upgrades to the street to enhance public life. Enhancements may include shade and tree canopy improvements, better lighting, café seating, paving, clearly marked pedestrian crossings and more. To put in your two cents, there are two sessions you can attend:

• Planning at the Market takes place Saturday, Jan. 20, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the West Palm Beach GreenMarket.

• An Interactive Workshop will be held Monday, Jan. 22 at City Hall, from 5:30 – 8 p.m.

2. Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and chief of staff of the U.S. Army, will speak at The LeMieux Center for Public Policy speaker Thursday, Feb. 8, on “Leading Organizational Change: Capturing Innovation and Efficiencies While Operating in Complexity.” The event, open to the public, starts at 7 p.m.

To register, call 561-803-2011, as seating is limited.

3. People ages 9 and up are invited to the South Florida Science Museum and Aquarium for an interactive engineering design workshop on building a mousetrap car. The three-hour session is infused with elements of engineering best practices and can be extended to include operation and analysis of the mousetrap car.To register, visit SFScienceCenter.org/mouse-trap-workshop. The museum is at 4801 Dreher Trail N. Admission is $15.

— TONY DORIS



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