Sugarcane crop season celebration

BELLE GLADE — Florida Crystals Corp.and the Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative of Florida hosted a Pre-Harvest Celebration on Sept. 30 at Torry Island in Belle Glade, where employees, farmers, families and members of the Glades communities of western Palm Beach County came together to celebrate the upcoming sugarcane crop season and to pray for a […]

Sun Spots

Evening of Winter Wonderland scheduled BELLE GLADE — Glades Area Senior Ball, for senior citizens 60 years of age and older, will be held on Saturday, Dec. 15, from 6-10 p.m. at the Boys & Girls Clubs Gym, 350 SW 10th St. Theme of the event is An Evening of Winter Wonderland. For residents of […]

Let’s Talk for a Healthier Glades set Sept. 17

BELLE GLADE — Glades residents are invited to Let’s Talk for a Healthier Glades at the following times and locations: • Monday, Sept. 17, from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 491 E Main St. in Pahokee. • Monday, Oct. 8, from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at the Leon Camel Resource […]

FDOT to hold workshop for SR 15 resurfacing project Sept. 13

PAHOKEE — The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), District Four, will conduct a public information workshop to learn about the proposed improvements for State Road 15/U.S. 441/U.S. 98 resurfacing project from south of Morgan Road to south of Shirley Drive. The public information workshop is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 13, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. […]

Support United Way at a Trivia Challenge

BELLE GLADE — Support PBC United Way at a Trivia Challenge to be held on Thursday, Oct. 4, at 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Belle Glade Civic Center, 725 NW 4th St. in Belle Glade. Form your ultimate team of up to six (with supervisor approval) to claim the coveted Champion trophy and […]

Remembrance Vigil set 16

BELLE GLADE — The Okeechobee Hurricane of 1928 pounded Lake Okeechobee and the Glades on the night of Sept. 16. The waters of Lake Okeechobee rose and inundated the Glades. When daybreak came, people learned that thousands of lives had been lost in the storm. The public is invited to remember this time in history […]

Tent Revival set for Sept. 10-14

BELLE GLADE — The Glades Area Ministerial Association invites the Glades community to the Glades Area Tent Revival, which is taking place nightly Monday through Friday this week beginning at 7 p.m. in the open field located at 530 S. Main St. in Belle Glade (north of the old library). Local churches will be in […]

Boys or girls invited to Scouting event

  BELLE GLADE — The Gulf Stream Council of Boy Scouts of America announces their annual “Scout Me In” recruitment event set for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, for local boys and girls who are in kindergarten through fifth grade and might want to join the Cub Scouts. It will take place at the Community […]

Rehearsals for final Living Christmas Tree

BELLE GLADE — It’s hard to believe that it has been 30 years since the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center and the Glades Campus of Palm Beach State College presented the very first Living Christmas Tree. Back then, the set was very basic … a rugged tree structure that held only a few choir members […]

Alice In Wonderland auditions to take place on Sept. 24

BELLE GLADE — Come and be a part of the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center’s 25th annual production with the Missoula Children’s Theatre in Alice In Wonderland, the very first title the theatre ever presented with Missoula Children’s Theatre! Auditions for the Missoula Children’s Theatre production of Alice In Wonderland will be on Monday, Sept. […]