County PTA/PTSA hosts presentation Tuesday on technology, child safety

  • Sy O'Neill
  • Palm Beach Post Staff Writer
12:00 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 Local


The Drama Department will present the romantic comedy “Sweet Charity” at 7 p.m. March 1-3, and 2 p.m. March 3-4. General-admission tickets are $10; VIP reserved seating is $15. A group rate for 20 or more is available at $9. For more information, call 561-338-1533 or go to


The Palm Beach County Youth Services Department is accepting applications through April 13 for summer camp scholarships. The scholarship program offers eligible children ages 5-14, and a special population up to age 17, a full scholarship to day camp for the entire summer. The scholarship covers all tuition and fees for children residing in families with income at or below 150 percent of federal poverty guidelines. To access the application form and view a list of outreach events, visit For more information, contact the Youth Services Department at 561-242-5713 or email

The Palm Beach County Council of PTA/PTSA will host a presentation on Human Trafficking, Dangers of Technology and Keeping Children Safe at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Christa McAuliffe Middle School, 6500 Le Chalet Blvd., Boynton Beach.

An exhibition of artwork in the 2018 Regional Scholastic Arts Awards is set for Saturday at the Armory Art Center, 811 Park Place, West Palm Beach. An award ceremony honoring all winners begins at 1 p.m., followed by the exhibition from 2 to 4 p.m. Gold and Silver Key work — about 438 pieces — will be on display. Students who receive a Gold Key will proceed to national competition for additional awards and opportunities.

The entry deadline for the Essay & Creative Arts Competition sponsored by the Palm Beach Fellowship of Christians & Jews has been extended to March 12. The contest is open to all middle and high school students in public, private, parochial and charter schools in the county. Categories include essay writing, music, video and visual arts, with middle and high school divisions. The topic, “The Road Not Taken,” is inspired by the Robert Frost poem. Students can win cash prizes and other gifts. Supervising teachers are eligible to win gift cards for school supplies. Entry forms with guidelines are available at or by calling 561-833-6150.