THINGS TO DO: Wizards, concerts, food trucks in Wellington, Royal Palm

Updated Jan 30, 2018
Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the first Harry Potter books at Barnes & Noble in Wellington this week. (AP Photo/Warner Bors., Peter Mountain)

Looking for something to do this week in Wellington and Royal Palm Beach? Check out these events:

Concerts and food trucks: Wellington and Royal Palm Beach each offer up installments of their food trucks and free concert series this week. Remember to bring your own seating for both events.

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Food trucks will be at the Wellington Amphitheater, 12100 Forest Hill Blvd., from 5 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday with a free concert at 6:30 p.m. from Neil Diamond tribute artist Neil Zirconia. For more information, go to or call 561-753-2484.

Royal Palm Beach’s Concert in the Park series returns Friday night to Commons Park, 11600 Poinciana Blvd. The Food Truck Invasion will be on-site from 5 to 9:30 p.m. with a concert from The WolfePak Band from 7 to 9 p.m. For more information, go to or call 561-790-5149.

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Free movie: Catch a free showing of “The Emoji Movie” (rated PG) at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Wellington Amphitheater, 12100 Forest Hill Blvd. Bring your own seating and snacks. For more information, go to or call 561-753-2484.

Kids Yard Sale: Royal Palm Beach’s 11th annual Kids Yard Sale is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Veterans Park, 1036 Royal Palm Beach Blvd., Royal Palm Beach. The popular event features items including clothing, toys, athletic gear and more, all for your little ones. The village also will have a Kids Fun Zone with a bounce house and face painting. For more information, go to, or call the Royal Palm Beach Sporting Center at 561-753-1232 or the Recreation Center at 561-790-5149.

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Harry Potter celebration: This year marks two decades since the world was introduced to boy wizard Harry Potter via J.K. Rowling’s novels. Celebrate 20 years of magic from 6 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Barnes & Noble in Wellington, 10500 Forest Hill Blvd. Attendees are invited to wear their robes and bring their wands as they create “fantastic beasts,” sample potions and take part in a scavenger hunt. For more information, call 561-792-1292.

Rock out with rock art: Participants ages 6 and up can decorate rocks to show off favorite sports, animals and more from 3 to 4 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Palm Beach County Library System’s Acreage branch, 15801 Orange Blvd., Loxahatchee. Space is limited. For more information, call 561-681-4100.