LAKE WORTH — It’s not too late to get your tickets for “Lake Worth Has Talent II,” the charity show to raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network. The event is scheduled for Sunday at the Lake Worth Playhouse. To buy tickets, which cost $30, click here.
LAKE WORTH — Starting Saturday, The Lake Worth Casino Pool will be offering new afternoon weekend classes.
There will be six lessons for $40 for Lake Worth residents. Cost is $50 for non-residents.
Advanced lessons are from 1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., with participants must be able to swim 25 yards front and back. Beginner lessons will be held from 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., while adult beginners lessons for 13 and up will be held from 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Hypoluxo Road: Build dual eastbound left turn lanes onto I-95; widen the southbound I-95 off-ramp and make the turn lanes longer; and install barrier walls, curbs, sidewalks, lighting and retaining walls. Timeline: Completed in summer 2017.
Lantana Road: Widen Lantana Road overpass and add a left turn lane from eastbound Lantana to the northbound I-95 on-ramp; extend dual left turn lanes through the southbound I-95 southbound ramps to westbound Lantana; add a lane to eastbound Lantana from the northbound I-95 ramps to 13th Street; add a lane to westbound Lantana from the southbound I-95 ramps to west of Sunset Road; widen the southbound I-95 off-ramp; add a free-flow right-turn lane to the westbound to northbound on-ramp; add an auxiliary lane to the northbound I-95 on-ramp; and widen the northbound I-95 off-ramp. Timeline: Study scheduled to begin in 2018.
Estimated total cost: $29.2 million.
Sixth Avenue South: Alternatives included in this study would add lanes to Sixth Avenue South; reconfigure the I-95 ramps; and add bike lanes. Timeline: Study completed next summer.
10th Avenue North: Widen 10th Avenue North from Barnett Drive to North A Street; add dual eastbound left turn lanes from the northbound I-95 off-ramp; add another lane to the southbound I-95 exit ramp; and add barrier walls, curbs, sidewalks, guardrails and lighting. Timeline: Completed next summer.
Southern Boulevard: Alternatives in this study would build either one or two flyovers at the interchange; add bike lanes; widen the I-95 ramps not affected by the possible flyovers; and possibly shift traffic flow on Southern to the west of the interchange. Timeline: Final design could be ready in 2021, with construction starting in 2024.
LAKE WORTH — The Lake Worth Community Redevelopment Agency in partnership with Retail Strategies is scheduled to host a free forum about development in this coastal city.
Developers, property owners, commercial realtors and business owners are all invited to attend the meeting, scheduled for Nov. 10 from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Lake Worth Casino, 10 South Ocean Blvd.
Parking is free and food and beverages will be available.
LAKE WORTH — The Lake Worth Sister City Board is one of many city groups trying to help those who felt the wrath of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti.
The board is seeking monetary donations that will go to the Knights of Columbus. The board is working directly with Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
If you’re interested, the board said you can take all checks to the church, 402 North M Street. The check should be made payable to Council #3393. Haitian Relief Fund/Lake Worth Sister City Board should be written in the check’s memo.
LAKE WORTH — Ok, boys and ghouls, it’s time for a little Halloween fun.
On Oct. 28, the city will host “Little Scream,” that will feature a downtown candy crawl (5 p.m.), a Paws on the Avenue pet costume contest (6 p.m.), a children’s costume contest (7 p.m.) and “Ghostbusters,” the all female remake on the jumbo screen at 9 p.m.
All the fun is at the Cultural Plaza starting at 5 through 10 p.m.
Don’t forget to pick up your Little Scream Candy Crawl map and then stop by all of the downtown candy crawl locations.
Then on Saturday, there’s the 2nd Annual HallowScream party at the Cultural Plaza from 5 to 11 p.m. There will be a bar crawl, $750 costume contest and live music. The event is free.
LAKE WORTH — Looking for some yummy fall and Halloween treats?
Hoffman’s Chocolates has ’em.
The gourmet chocolatier recently announced its new fall flavors and Halloween-inspired offerings. They include such limited edition treats as pumpkin pie truffles, pumpkin milkshakes, caramel apples and a selection of fall ice cream flavors featuring carrot cake, apple pie and pumpkin.
On Halloween, parents can take their kids to Hoffman’s on Lake Avenue where costumed trick-or-treaters will receive one free Halloween decorated chocolate covered Oreo. Parents can sample the pumpkin pie truffle.
Also, the Greenacres store at 5190 Lake Worth Road will continue to host Children’s Chocolatier Classes. The last one for the month is scheduled for Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. Cost is $30 per person and space is limited. To register, call 561-967-2213.