TO-DO LIST: Comedy in Wellington, South Florida Fair parades

Updated Jan 16, 2018
Join the magical parade! Each night has a different theme during the South Florida Fair in West Palm Beach, Florida on January 8, 2018. Groups can apply to participate in the 20-30 minute parade through the fairgrounds. The fair opens January 12 and runs through January 28. (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post)

Looking for some fun this week? Check out these events.

1. Comedy Night. The popular Comedy Night series returns to The Grille, 12300 South Shore Blvd., Wellington, this Saturday night. Guests can enjoy a three-course dinner before the show for $39 per person, or enjoy just the show for $10 general admission, plus two drinks minimum per person. This month’s comedy lineup includes Kendall “Shorty” Ward, along with Lindsay Glazer, Randy Vega and John Charles. General admission seating is at the bar and is open to ages 21 and up. Dinner is open to all ages, but the material is PG-13 to R, a Grille spokeswoman said. Tickets sell fast so reservations are required. For more information or to buy tickets, call 561-793-2110 or go to

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2. South Florida Fair. There still is plenty of time to take in the fair, which runs through Jan. 28. This year’s theme is Magical Parades with a new parade each weekday at 6:30 p.m. — except Jan. 25, when it will be at 7:30 p.m. — and each weekend day at 1 p.m. This week’s parades include the Bike Nite Parade on Wednesday with more than 250 motorcyclists expected, Pirate Parade on Thursday, Junkanoo Parade on Friday, Oktoberfest Parade on Saturday and Carnival Parade on Sunday. Float riders will toss beads to the crowd. For more information on fair hours and ticket prices, call 561-793-0333 or 800-640-FAIR, or go to

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3. Bilingual story time. Join the staff of the Royal Palm Beach branch library, 500 Civic Center Way, for “Books and Kids! Bilingual story time” from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Friday. Children ages 2 to 5 can enjoy stories, rhymes and songs in English and Spanish. For more information to register, call 561-790-6030.