Weekend in Boynton Beach: New kayak launch, restaurant anniversary


1. Kayak launch ribbon-cutting

The city will celebrate the recent installation of an EZ Kayak Launch at Harvey E. Oyer Jr. Park, 2010 N. Federal Highway, on Friday at 9 a.m. The public is invited and will have the opportunity to use the launch and take a brief kayak tour on the Intracoastal Waterway. The launch provides independent access to the water for kayakers with mobility disabilities.

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The city used a $28,500 grant from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and money from the city’s Park Impact Fund to pay $58,870 for the launch and to install it.

The kayak launch is open daily and is free to use. A $10 daily parking fee is required to park on holidays and weekends. Parking is complimentary on weekdays.

For information, contact Wally Major at 561-742-6380 or majorsw@bbfl.us

2. Celebrate The Brass Tap’s anniversary

The restaurant will celebrate its four-year anniversary Saturday starting at noon. Special beers from Boynton breweries Copperpoint, Devour, Due South and NOBO will be on the menu. The restaurant also will grill burgers, chicken and ribs with sides of potato salad and baked beans.

The Brass Tap is at 950 N. Congress Ave. For information, call 561-413-3782.

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3. Children’s Storytime

The Barnes & Noble is hosting this free event Saturday at 11 a.m. The book to be read is Tom Angleberger’s “The Princess and the Pit Stop.” The store is at 333 N. Congress Ave. For information, call 561-374-5570.

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