Beer, barbecue and fitness top Boynton Beach’s weekend things to do

11:51 a.m. Wednesday, March 7, 2018 Local
The Copperpoint Brewing Company logo is prominently displayed on the brick wall in the Copperpoint craft beer brewery in Boynton Beach, FL. (Thomas Cordy / The Palm Beach Post)

Things to do this weekend in Boynton Beach:

1. Copperpoint BBQ Beer Bash

Copperpoint Brewing Company is hosting the second annual event Saturday from noon to 9 p.m. BBQ trucks such as Stash Box BBQ, Smokin Petes Barbecue and Troy’s Barbeque will compete for the Best Ribs, Best Chicken and Best Brisket titles. Customers will vote on Best Overall Food truck.

The event also includes live music from 4 to 7 p.m. by JM and the Sweets. There will also be a corn hole competition and six special beer releases. For information, call the brewery, 151 Commerce Rd., at (561) 508-7676.

2. Community Fitness Day

The city is hosting this free event Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Ocean Avenue Amphitheatre and along Ocean Avenue. More than 25 fitness, health and wellness vendors and activities will be available for all ages. Attendees can participate in the Community Caring Center’s Hunger Walk and the police department’s Bike Ride Route.

The goal of the event is to educate and motivate residents toward a healthy lifestyle. All hours accumulated at the event, by the public, will be contributed towards the Let’s Move Boynton Beach program as part of the Palm Healthcare Foundation’s Let’s Move Campaign.

3. Hunger Walk and 5K Charity Run

The Community Caring Center of Greater Boynton Beach is hosting this event Saturday to raise money for the center’s programs. Walkers get in for free. Student runners are $15 and adult runners are $35.

The 5K run registration begins at 6:30 a.m. at Veteran’s Memorial Park, 411 N. Federal Highway. Registration for the 1.5 mile walk to the beach and back begins at 9:30 a.m. at the Ocean Avenue Amphitheater, 129 E. Ocean Ave.

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