5 ways to treat Mom to a great Mother’s Day in Wellington, Royal Palm

Are you wracking your brain looking for something fun and relaxing to do for Mom for Mother’s Day?

I’m lucky to be able to say my mom lives about 10 minutes from me, right outside Wellington. That makes planning something for Mother’s Day and her birthday — which typically fall within a week of each other — fun and easy.

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My plans this year were made early thanks to a slew of great events coming up this weekend. Whether you want to have a girls’ day or give her some alone time, there are plenty of ways to treat your mother to a special day right here in Wellington and Royal Palm Beach.

I’ve picked a few events — and you might even see me with my mom at one or two of these.

Brunch with a twist: Don Chepo’s Taco Shop opened recently and already has built a loyal following. So loyal, in fact, that the restaurant will offer weekend brunch from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mother’s Day, and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday after that.

MOTHER’S DAY: Best restaurants, brunch for Mom on her day

The menu makes my mouth water and includes dishes like Huevos con Chicharron for $11, with sunny side up eggs over guajillo chili powder-dusted pork rinds, chorizo, jalapenos and pico de gallo. Don Chepo’s also will offer three Benedicts — lobster guacamole for $17, chipotle sweet potato for $10 and charred avocado for $12 — and two breakfast burritos.

If Mom wants to imbibe, she can try the $20 bottomless mimosas and bloody marys. For more information, call 561-660-7391.

Can’t make it to Don Chepo’s? Check out one of these western communities restaurants we love for brunch:

  • Butterfields Cafe, 1145 Royal Palm Beach Blvd., Royal Palm Beach, 561-792-8723
  • First Watch, 2335 State Road 7, Suite 100, Wellington, 561-795-5500
  • Oli’s Fashion Cuisine, 10610 Forest Hill Blvd., No. 20, Wellington, 561-792-2220
  • Short Stacks, 11924 Forest Hill Blvd., Wellington, 561-422-9898
  • Strathmore Bagels & Deli, 4095 S.R. 7, Wellington, 561-357-0044

A stylish evening: Check out an evening of fashion and pampering from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the Grand Court at the Mall at Wellington Green.

Retailers including Dillard’s, Macy’s and Apricot Lane Boutique will put on a fashion show. Meanwhile, moms can get some TLC from vendors like high-end beauty product retailer L’Occitane en Provence and the upscale Union Color Salon. Light bites will be provided by Great American Cookies and Maoz Vegetarian.

While this event falls a few days before Mother’s Day, it sounds like a great opportunity to treat Mom to a girls night out. For more information, go to www.shopwellingtongreen.com and click on “Events.”

Let the lady relax: While some moms might want jewelry or flowers, others might want nothing more than a free afternoon to let go of some stress.

She’ll get her chance from 2 to 3 p.m. Mother’s Day during a free Sahaja meditation session at The Acreage branch library, 15801 Orange Blvd. The technique is known to reduce stress and improve focus and balance — just what a busy mother needs in her life.

For more information or to preregister, call 561-681-4100.

Mother’s Day concert: Surprise your music-loving mother with the free Mother’s Day Concert from the Royal Palm Beach Community Band, 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Crestwood Middle School, 64 Sparrow Drive, Royal Palm Beach.

For more information, call 561-790-5149.

Mother’s Day crafts: Break out your glue sticks: Here’s something the kids can do to make Mom’s day really special.

The Royal Palm Beach branch library, 500 Civic Center Way, will have a free Mother’s Day arts-and-crafts session from 4 to 4:45 p.m. Thursday. Materials are provided and the activities are open to ages 6 and up. Participants are encouraged to bring a 4-inch-by-6-inch photo of a special woman in their lives to use in the project.

For more information or to preregister, call 561-790-6030.

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