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December 2018 Events in Palm Beach

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December 2, 2018

EW Foundation - Kickoff Cocktail Reception
Assouline | 5:00 - 7:00 pm

Friends and donors of the EW Foundation will gather in anticipation for the 5-year anniversary Musical Brunch. VIP guests will enjoy a cocktail reception, hors-d'oeuvres, and holiday renditions by classically trained performers.

Rehabilitation Center for Children and Adults - Annual Soiree
Club Colette | 7:00 pm


December 3, 2018

Palm Beach Round Table - Evening Speaker Event with Paul Ferwerda
The Colony | 5:45 pm


December 4, 2018

Adopt-a-Family - Tree Lighting Celebration
The Sailfish Club

At the 34th annual Tree Lighting Celebration, guests will be serenaded with holiday songs as they enjoy an evening cocktail reception and silent auction before a gourmet dinner and live auction. For more information call 253-1361.


December 5, 2018

New Hope Charities 25th Annual Holiday Bazaar
The Beach Club | 6:30 pm
$200/Ticket | $250 at the Door

Enjoy dinner, silent and live auctions, live jazz music, and children's entertainment at the 25th annual Holiday Bazaar benefitting New Hope Charities.


December 6, 2018

Peggy Adams Animal Rescue - 47th Annual Christmas Ball
The Sailfish Club | 7:00 pm

This elegant, black-tie holiday affair supported the mission of saving the lives of homeless, neglected and injured dogs, cats, puppies and kittens. 


December 7, 2018

Executive Women of the Palm Beaches Foundation - Holiday Luncheon
The Chesterfield | 11:30 am
$25/Ticket Past Presidents | $55/Ticket Members & Guests

Hope for Depression Research Foundation: Kickoff Reception for Run for Hope
Royal Poinciana Plaza | 6:00 pm

The Salvation Army - Holiday Gala "A Christmas Carol"
The Breakers | 6:00 pm
Tickets Start at $400

Guests will enter the world of a Dickensian England at Christmas. Construction is underway to build a walk-through experience complete with the shops, sounds, live characters and even the holiday treats that are in keeping with the period of the novel’s setting. Guests will enjoy a cocktail hour starting at 6:00 pm with dinner to follow.


December 8. 2018

Diocese of Palm Beach 30th Annual Lumen Christi
The Breakers | 7:00 pm

The theme of this year’s Gala is “Catholic Schools Illuminate Our World!” The purpose of the Lumen Christi Gala is two-fold, to raise funds for scholarships and to recognize the wonderful stories and people who are the heart of our Catholic schools. 

Kid Sanctuary Campus - 6th Annual Gilded Holiday Hoedown
The Flagler Museum | 7:00 pm

The Holiday Hoedown will help kickoff the '1000 Wishes' campaign to build an enrichment center on the existing 10-acre campus of Kid Sanctuary and honor philanthropist Gerald Sprayregan.


December 9, 2018

A Safe Haven for Newborns - Holiday Showcase, Luncheon, and Cabaret
Mar-a-Lago Club | 11:30 am
Individual Tickets Start at $350

For Event Details or to Participate as a Vendor, Exhibitor or Purveyor, Contact: Event Producer & Chairman, Lexye Aversa: (561)512-7333.


December 10, 2018

Compass, Inc. - Cocktails for Compass Event 'A Winter's Dinner'
Club Colette | 6:30 pm

All proceeds from this event benefit the valuable, life-saving services Compass provides, impacting over 100,000 lives throughout the year. 

Mary Rubloff YWCA Harmony House - 25th Anniversary Luncheon: "Visions of Sugar Plums"
The Sailfish Club | 11:00 am

For Additional Information, Please Call (561)640-0050, Ext. 115

Palm Beach Civic Association - Annual Holiday Party
The Breakers | 5:30 pm
By Invitation Only

Palm Beach Civic Association hosts a festive cocktail reception each season to welcome back members and celebrate the holidays. By invitation to members at the Sustaining Level and above.

Town of Palm Beach United Way - Business and Professional Breakfast
The Breakers | 7:30 am

The breakfast is the signature event of the Town of Palm Beach United Way’s Business and Professional Campaign. Lieutenant Jason “Jay” Redman will be the guest speaker.


December 11, 2018

International Society of Palm Beach - Holiday Gala Dinner Dance "A Night in Baden-Baden"
The Beach Club | 7:00 pm

Dignitaries from Baden-Baden will be special guests. Proceeds from this event will benefit local charities to feed the hungry, help the elderly, abused women and children, veterans, animal welfare, medical research, enrich the arts.

Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens: An Evening with Iris Apfel
Cafe L'Europe | 6:30 pm
By Invitation Only

An Evening with Iris Apfel: Celebrating a Geriatric Starlet will honor a visionary leader whose authenticity, candor and infectious energy have earned her fans of all ages worldwide. This event is black tie. 


December 15, 2018

Jack the Bike Man Inc: Dinner Dance
The Sailfish Club | 6:00 pm

 Help celebrate 11 years as a non-profit with Jack the Bike Man. There will be cocktails, followed by the internationally famous Sailfish Club seafood buffet dinner with live music and dancing.

Palm Beach Symphony - 3rd Annual Holly Jolly Symphony Fetê
The Beach Club | 11:00 am

Celebrate the season with fine food, camaraderie, glorious music, and a silent auction at the Sailfish Club in Palm Beach. Proceeds from this 3rd annual holiday event will benefit Palm Beach Symphony’s world-class music, education, and community outreach programs.


December 18, 2018

Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County - Campaign Kickoff Dinner with Special Guest Howie Mandel
The Breakers | 7:00 pm

This event welcomes community members who donated $365 or more to the 2018 Annual Campaign. A VIP reception and meet-and-greet for major donors to mingle and meet Mandel will kick off this special evening. Mandel will then perform a comedy show during the event.


December 19, 2018

Catholic Charities - Bishop's Gala Kickoff Cocktail Reception
Findlay Galleries | 6:00 pm
By Invitation Only

The silent art auction at this event will benefit the more than 20,500 unduplicated clients served throughout five counties by Catholic Charities' 15 programs and ministries.

Leaders in Furthering Education: Cocktail Party to Celebrate Lady in Red Gala
Club Colette | 6:00 pm


December 21, 2018

MorseLife - 35th Annual Dinner Dance
The Breakers | 7:00 pm


December 23, 2018

Red Sneakers for Oakley - Brunch with Santa
The Colony | 11:00 am

This event will feature a special kids corner including mac ‘n’ cheese, chicken fingers, and other childhood favorites — face-painting, and a book-signing by Susan Beattie of her “Luke’s Story: A Rescue Puppy’s First Year on Palm Beach & Worth Avenue.”

December 29, 2018

Loggerhead Marinelife Center: 13th Annual Beach Bash
The Beach Club | 8:00 pm
By Invitation Only

 Presented by Lilly Pulitzer, this event will raise critical funds for The Sea Turtle Hospital at Loggerhead Marinelife Center. The event’s theme, 'For the Love of Palm Beach' celebrates 60 years of Lilly Pulitzer and the glittering heritage of Palm Beach fashion and lifestyle. 

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December 5, 2017

Adopt-a-Family of the Palm Beaches - 33rd Annual Tree Lighting Celebration
The Sailfish Club | Call for More Details

Join the Adopt-a-Family of the Palm Beaches for their 33rd Annual Tree Lighting Celebration. In addition to live holiday music, guests will enjoy a cocktail reception and silent auction followed by a delicious dinner and live auction. For more information call (516)253-1361.


December 6, 2017

Palm Beach Round Table - Luncheon
The Colony | 11:30am

Join guest speaker archaeologist Richard Hodge for a delicious luncheon. For more information call (561)832-6418. 


Opportunity Early Childhood Education and Family Center - 10th Annual Holiday Luncheon & Boutique
The Sailfish Club | 10:30am
Contact Emily Asher (561-712-9221) to Register

Enjoy some holiday shopping with unique vendors and an exclusive raffle at the 10th Annual Holiday Luncheon and Boutique. Proceeds of all purchases benefit the programs at Opportunity Early Childhood Education & Family Center. After shopping, which begins at 10:30am enjoy a delicious luncheon as the winners of the Community Partner of the Year, Winifred C. Anthony and R.I.S.E Awards are presented. Call (561)712-9221 for more information. 


December 7, 2017

Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League - 46th Annual Christmas Ball
The Sailfish Club | 7pm
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Join the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League for their festive Christmas Ball that benefits homeless, neglected, or injured cats and dogs. There will be plenty of adorable pets at the event. For more information call (561)472-8842.


YWCA - Mary Rublogg Harmony House Gala
The Breakers | 6:45pm
$500/ticket | $5,000/table of 10

Join the YWCA for a night of dancing and entertainment proceeded by a delicious dinner to benefit the Harmony House. The Harmony House is a shelter for women and children that are victims of domestic violence. For more information call (561)640-0050 ext115. 


December 8, 2017

Morse Life - Dinner Dance
The Breakers | 7pm

Join Morse Life for a night of fun cocktails, delicious dinner, entertainment, and music. For more information call (561)242-4661. 


December 9, 2017

Diocese of Palm Beach - 29th Annual Lumen Christi Scholarship Gala
The Breakers | 7pm

Join the Diocese of Palm Beach for their annual scholarship gala. 100% of the net proceeds of the Lumen Christi Scholarship Gala go to needs-based tuition scholarships which are shared equally among the schools. For more information call (561)775-9517. 


December 12, 2017

Palm Beach Symphony - 2nd Annual Ladies Guild Luncheon
The Beach Club | 11am

Join the Palm Beach Symphony for a fun luncheon with music and friendship to celebrate the 2016-2017 season. For more information call (561)568-0265. 


December 13, 2017

Jewish Women’s Foundation of the Greater Palm Beaches - Imagine the Possibilities Luncheon
The Colony | 11:30am

Raise a glass with the Jewish Women’s Foundation to 15 years of improving the lives of women and children. This annual luncheon encourages guests to envision a world where women and children can be safe and succesful. Scholarship opportunities available. For more information call (561)275-2200.


St. Edward Guild - Annual Dinner Dance
The Breakers | 7pm

Join the St. Edward Guild for their annual dinner dance. For more information call (561)832-0400. 


December 28, 2017

Loggerhead MarineLife Center - Beach Bash Palm Beach
The Beach Club | 8pm
Tickets begin at $250

Save the sea turtles while wearing your favorite Lilly Pulitzer print and celebrate the Palm Beach Lifestyle. Enjoy drinks and dancing at this year Beach Bash Palm Beach. This event benefits LMC’s Sea Turtle Hospital. Call (561)627-8280 ext 103 for more information. 


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November 2, 2017

Palm Beach Fellowship of Christians and Jews - Welcome Back Reception
Society of the Four Arts | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE to Fellowship Members | $10/Session non-Members | $35 Season Pass

Join the Palm Beach Fellowship of Christians and Jews for their 25th annual Welcome Back Reception. At this year’s event they will be previewing exciting programs and events that are planned for this season. For more information call (561)833-6150. 

November 3, 2017

Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County - Habitat Gala
The Breakers | All Day
Purchase Tickets Here

Enjoy a cocktail hour followed by a three-course ocean-front dinner with Habitat for Humanity at their Habitat Gala. There will also be an open bar, auctions, dancing, and more. For more information call (561)512-1440. 

Forgotten Soldier’s Outreach - 3rd Annual Hero's Toast Champagne Brunch
The Colony | 10:00 am
$125 per Ticket | $200 VIP Tickets

This year’s Hero’s Toast keynote speaker will be Colonel Matthew Bogdanos, US Marine Officer, author, and Assistant District Attorney in New York. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit their website or call (561)369-2933. 

November 4, 2017

Palm Beach Day Academy - Walter H Butler Golf & Tennis Classic Awards
The Breakers | Call for more details: 655-1188 ext.129

Enjoy a fun day of golf and tennis starting with a light breakfast and silent auction. The day will end with lunch and an award ceremony. Call (516)655-1188 ext 129, or visit their website, for more information on how you can participate. 

November 6, 2017

Cultural Council of Palm Beach County - Culture and Cocktails
The Colony | 5:00 pm
$65 Advance Tickets | $85 at the Door

Grab a glass of wine and enjoy the delicious hors d-oeuvres at The Colony Palm Beach for a night of culture. Special guests include Alexander W Dreyfoos and George T Elmore. Call (561)472-3330 for more information. 

November 15, 2017

Palm Beach Round Table - Evening Speaker
The Colony | 5:45 pm

Enjoy speakers Dante Colussy and John Bloom. For more information call (561)832-6418.

November 17, 2017

Kid Sanctuary Campus - Haute Hoedown
Flagler Museum | 6:30 pm
$200 per Ticket

Join Kid Sanctuary for the 5th annual Rhinestone Cowboy dinner dance. Enjoy a luxury raffle signature cocktails, live entertainment, dancing, and more. For more information call (561)653-8274

November 28, 2017

Grandma’s Place - Annual Holiday Luncheon
The Beach Club | 11:30 am
Invitation Only

Join Grandma’s Place for their 3rd annual Holiday Luncheon. This year’s luncheon is held in memory of Lou Ann Wilson-Swan, the founder and chair of the luncheon. For more invitation and to receive an invitation, call Roxanne Jacobs at (561)753-2226.