Belle Glade Library Happenings

BELLE GLADE • Crafternoon – Suncatchers: Paint a beautiful suncatcher to hang at home and let the sun shine through on Saturday, June 23, at 2 p.m. All ages. (60 minutes) • Children’s book author Nancy Krulik discusses her new book series “Princess Pulverizer” via Skype on Monday, June 25, at 2 p.m. She is […]

Travis Benjamin backpack and school supply giveaway

BELLE GLADE — The Travis Benjamin Back to School event will be held at Glades Central Community High School, 1001 SW Ave. M in Belle Glade for students in first through 10th grades on Friday, June 22 at 5 p.m . Register online at  

County Mayor McKinlay to host Small Business Outreach event June 13

BELLE GLADE — The public is invited to an outreach event hosted by Palm Beach County Mayor Melissa McKinlay on Wednesday, June 13, 5:30 p.m., at the Belle Glade Library and Civic Center. The guest speaker will be Ashley Daniel Bell, Esq., Regional Administrator with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Bell was appointed by […]

Join Senior Center for a domino event

BELLE GLADE — The West County Senior Center, 2916 FL-15 in Belle Glade invites seniors 60 and over to a Domino Tournament to be held on Wednesday, June 13, from 1-4  p.m. The event will feature music, games, giveaways, and prizes. Light snacks and refreshments will be served. For information call Willie Miller or Melinda […]

Volunteers needed to repair Belle Glade home damaged by Irma

BELLE GLADE – Hurricane Irma roared through Florida with a vengeance leaving a trail of wreckage in a number of cities in its path. Many residents in the Belle Glade community had to endure the grueling heat and inconvenience resulting from the loss of power. However, some were spared and escaped with minimal or no […]

Catholic Charities: Hurricane Irma Recovery Centers

Catholic Charities Hurricane Irma Recovery Services will be in Belle Glade and Pahokee to help. The organization will be available at the dates and times below to assist with hurricane-related losses: • Wednesday, October 4, at 2 p.m. – 7 p.m. at St. Mary’s Center, 1200 E. Main St., Pahokee • Thursday, October 5, at […]

The Salvation Army assists families with Angel Tree Program

BELLE GLADE — The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by love for God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and meet human needs in his name without discrimination. The Salvation Army […]

Caring Community Coalition for Disaster Relief

PALM BEACH COUNTY — In order to lead an organized and effective response effort in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, and to address the unmet recovery needs of individuals and families in Palm Beach County, the Caring Community Coalition for Disaster Relief has been created. The coalition will host centers across the county to assure […]

Cancellation of Glades Community Open House

BELLE GLADE — Due to Hurricane Irma’s impact and the needs of the Glades’ communities, the Glades Community Open House event scheduled Wednesday, September 20, at the Belle Glade Branch Library is cancelled until further notice.

Update: More county parks to reopen after Hurricane Irma

The Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department reopened nine parks on Saturday, September 16. These parks are in addition to the 45 parks and facilities that were previously opened for general use Thursday and Friday following extensive damage assessments, safety inspections and debris removal. Reverend Leon Camel Jr. Park located at 85 Canal Street […]