CityPlace District Announces Exciting Schedule Of Events In May
Live music, cultural experiences, and a new wellness series are included in the line-up
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla (April 24, 2018) – As part of the continued reimagination of the CityPlace district, a series of exciting events and initiatives will transform the entertainment and retail destination into a vibrant downtown neighborhood with an array of wellness, cultural and entertainment experiences. This month, the CityPlace district is pleased to kick off their summer series programming, which will run through August. Programming includes Wellness Wednesdays, TGIFamily held the second Friday of each month, and live music on Fridays and Saturdays, including Southern Sounds the third Friday of every month. The following events are all open to the public:
Wellness Wednesday: Pose for a Purpose
May 2; 7:30 – 9 p.m.
Imagine a yoga experience all of your own, yet jointly linked together with others around you through the transmission of sound. With the use of special LED headset technology, Jennifer Martin has creatively curated Yoga SoundXperience, a Vinyasa yoga class with the music mix of DJ Adam Lipson. The experience will leave you feeling the perfect balance of energy and introspection. The “Pose for a Purpose” classes will also be held on June 6, July 11 and August 1 as part of the Wellness Wednesday series and will benefit various local charities. This class will benefit Place of Hope. Check in begins at 7 p.m. For more information or to purchase a ticket, please visit www.cityplace.com/events/wellnesswednesdaypose.
Palm Beach Symphony in the Square
May 5; 1 –2 p.m.
Have you ever imagined standing at the conductor’s podium and leading a group of professional musicians? Imagine no more! Step on up and try your hand at conducting a Palm Beach Symphony ensemble by the fountains in the CityPlace district.
Cinco de Mayo Fiesta
May 5; 6 – 11 p.m.
Join MOJITO Latin Cuisine and Bar for a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta on the CityPlace Square. The theme of the evening is Night of the Dead with a Mariachi twist and will feature live music, dancers, Flor De Mirabal cigars and painting by contemporary-pop artist Gregory Christakis. A full bar will be offered, featuring MOJITO’s strawberry daiquiri served in a fresh coconut, as well as $4 tacos (grass-fed beef, organic chicken, shrimp or wild mushroom) and empanadas (grass-fed beef, organic chicken, serrano ham and manchego cheese). For more information, please visit www.cityplace.com/events/cinco18.
Walking Art Tour
May 8; 9 – 11 a.m.
May 12; 3 – 5 p.m.
May 15; 9 – 11 a.m.
May 19; 3 – 5 p.m.
Explore Downtown West Palm Beach and its awe-inspiring art installations and murals created by artists from around the globe on this 90-minute guided walking tour. Learn the intention and meaning of various murals and installations while gaining a better understanding of the artists who created them. We will end the tour with refreshments and appetizers at Hilton West Palm Beach, an AAA Four Star Hotel at the genesis of the art and cultural movement with over 1,000 pieces of art in collection. Downtown West Palm Beach is an emerging innovative art and cultural destination and we welcome you to explore this vibrant city with us. Remember to bring your camera and a smile – this is a tour you don’t want to miss! To purchase a ticket, please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/insider-art-tours-by-gravity-tickets-44146943697.
In honor of National Pet Week (May 6-12), we encourage you to bring your dog along for the Walking Art Tour on May 8.
4th Annual CityPlace Job Fair
May 9; 3:30 – 6 p.m.
Join us at the Harriet Himmel Theater for our 4th annual CityPlace Job Fair. In partnership with West Palm Beach City Commissioner Keith James and the School District of Palm Beach County, there will be on-site recruiting by local West Palm Beach employers. All job seekers are welcome: full-time, part-time, weekends, sales, management, etc. For more information, please visit www.cityplace.com/events/cityplace-job-fair.
Wellness Wednesday: Meditation
May 9; 7 – 8 p.m.
During this meditation, prepare to unwind while meditation expert Matt Cardone coaches you through various breathing and mindfulness techniques. DJ Adam Lipson will perform beats to assist in relaxation. For more information or to save your seat, please visit www.cityplace.com/ events/wellnesswednesdaymeditation. This meditation class will be held the second Wednesday of May, June & August as part of the Wellness Wednesday series.
Budgets Made Easy by Capital One Café
May 10; 2 – 3 p.m.
A personal budget can help you take control of your money without sacrificing everything. Join Capital One Café for a free informational session on budgets. For more information, please visit www.cityplace.com/events/budgetsmadeeasy.
TGIFamily: Ma & Paw
May 11; 5:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Bring the entire family, including your furry friends, to the CityPlace Square for “Ma & Paw,” the first free TGIFamily event of the summer. In honor of National Pet Week (May 6-12) and Mother’s Day, the evening will celebrate pets and moms from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. with entertainment and activities for all, including your furry family members. There will be live music from 7:30 – 10:30 p.m. The TGIFamily series will be held the second Friday of May through August. For more information, please visit www.cityplace.com/events/tgifamily.
Music and Painting at Brother Jimmy’s
May 11; 9 p.m.
Join Brother Jimmy’s the second Friday of every month for an immersive art performance with live painting by Emmanuel Gonzales and live music by Marcus Solo. With this demonstration, the artists hope to challenge your ideas about art. An inside peek at the creative process will add a new dimension for viewers – rather than just a song in an album or a picture on the wall, art becomes a collective experience when shared live. Come, have fun, and play your part in the creation of something beautiful. For more information, please visit www.facebook.com/events/390915148054180/.
Psychology of Spending by Capital One Café
May 12; 4 – 5 p.m.
May 15; 12 – 1 p.m.
We all have a “money personality” and it has a major impact on our attitudes, relationship with money and spending habits. By understanding this, individuals can monitor and adjust their behaviors to make smart money decisions. This free course at Capital One Café will discuss strategies and tactics to decode personality types to gain control over finances. For more information, please visit www.cityplace.com/events/psychologyofspending.
Celebrate Mother’s Day at CityPlace
In celebration of Mother’s Day, head to CityPlace for mouthwatering brunch offerings at various restaurants. At The Regional, chef Lindsay Autry will present a Southern-inspired brunch buffet ($70 per adult; $25 per child) complete with a complimentary cocktail and reinvented classics like fried chicken with a sweet tea brine, loaded grits and buttermilk waffles with spiced apple butter. Stop by City Cellar for unlimited mimosas or bloody marys for $13, paired with dishes such as eggs Benedict, avocado toast, breakfast pizza and blue crab Florentine. Mother’s will receive a complimentary glass of prosecco with purchase of an entrée at Il Bellagio.
Macarons and Moms at Capital One Café
May 13; 12 – 2 p.m.
As we celebrate our marvelous and heroic mothers, we invite you to the Capital One Café this Mother’s Day. The event will feature a card station in which you can create a unique card for a special individual and enjoy sweet French macarons. Friends and family are welcome as we acknowledge and celebrate our hard-working moms. For more information, please visit www.cityplace.com/events/macaroonsandmoms.
The Kretzer Piano Music Foundation’s MUSIC FOR THE MIND
May 15; 7 p.m.
The Kretzer Piano Music Foundation’s popular MUSIC FOR THE MIND concert series returns to the Harriet Himmel Theatre with Faith’s Place Center for Education in concert. Faith’s Place is an after-school arts enrichment program for students from kindergarten through 12th grade, and numbers just under a hundred children. The concert will feature piano, violin, brass and woodwind, dance, steel drums and a drum line. All proceeds from the concert will go toward purchasing brass and woodwind instruments for the band. General admission tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. For more information or to purchase tickets, please call 866-449-2489 or visit www.cityplace.com/events/musicminds.
Online Safety & Security by Capital One Café
May 16; 3 – 4 p.m.
As fraudsters get more sophisticated, it’s important to keep your accounts safe and secure. Join us at Capital One Café as we discuss tips for preventing online security threats like phishing and malware, as well as best practices for online banking so that your account stays protected. For more information on this free event, please visit www.cityplace.com/events/ onlinesafetysecurity.
Wellness Wednesday: Total Movement Bootcamp
May 16; 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Join Total Movement’s Erika Strimer for a full body HIIT workout in the square. Move to the beat of the music by DJ JayR while coordinating high intensity movement for a full body sweat session. All fitness levels are welcome. To sign-up for this free class, please visit www.cityplace.com/ events/wellnesswednesdaytm. Total Movement Bootcamp will be held the third Wednesday of May through August as part of the Wellness Wednesday series.
Build Your Savings by Capital One Café
May 21; 2 – 3 p.m.
Costs add up fast, and building your savings can seem like a pipe dream. But small changes now can yield big benefits later. In this course, Capital One Café will offer a free discussion on the basics of savings and how to get started with meaningful progress toward a brighter financial future. For more information, please visit www.cityplace.com/events/build-your-savings.
Wellness Wednesday: Fitness Hub
May 30; 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
As part of the Wellness Wednesday series, Fitness Hub will offer a Zumba or Body Combat class on the square the last Wednesday of every month through August. For more information on this free class, please visit www.cityplace.com/events/wellnesswednesdayfitnesshub.
May Music Performance Series
Every Friday & Saturday; 7:30 -10:30 p.m.
Enjoy free, live music on the square. For more information, please visit www.cityplace.com/ events/maymusic. This month’s line-up includes:
May 4: Lauren Echo Band (Classic Rock and Soul)
May 5: Cinco de Mayo Fiesta with Tairon Aguilera, DJ Arrow & DJ Yass
May 11: TGIFamily
May 12: Elastic Bond (Latin Soul)
May 18: Southern Sounds
May 19: Bryant Del Toro & Co. (Classic Rock, Pop and Latin)
May 25: Jam Band (Top 40’s)
May 26: Clement Aubrey Band or Sweet Justice (Reggae Band)
Armory Art Center Experience
Thursday – Sunday through May 13; 12 – 8 p.m.
The Armory Art Center Experience offers demonstrations of techniques taught in art classes for adults, hands-on workshops for children and ongoing faculty exhibitions on display. The Armory Art Center Experience will feature artists Anthony Burks and Hillary Putnam through May 13th. Renowned visual artist and Armory instructor, Anthony Burks will exhibit his large-scale hyper realistic drawings in colored pencil and graphite. He will also be showing and selling his original artwork on his line of printed scarves and cigar boxes. Hillary Putnam, an accomplished designer and Armory student, will exhibit her ceramic vessel and bowl collections that feature unique woven constructions and glazing techniques that are both decorative and functional at accessible prices. For more information, please visit www.cityplace.com/entertainment/armory-art-center-experience.
Barks & Bubbles at Blue Martini
Every Saturday; 12 – 4 p.m.
Join Blue Martini every Saturday for a dog-friendly brunch. Blue Martini will offer a brunch menu featuring $18 bottomless mimosas, as well as a dog menu featuring the famous puppytini. Come get a picture with your furry friend in our photobooth. For more information, please visit www.facebook.com/events/568927013471931/.
Sunday Yoga at the Culture Lab
Every Sunday; 10 – 11 a.m.
Enjoy a Vinyasa yoga class held on the second floor of the Culture Lab in the “luggage chapel” surrounded by the sounds of artist Stephen Vitiello’s installation You are the Magic. To sign-up for this donation-based class, please visit www.cityplace.com/events/culturelabyoga.
About Related Companies
Founded more than 40 years ago, Related Companies is a fully-integrated, highly diversified industry leader with experience in virtually every aspect of development, acquisitions, management, finance, fund management, marketing and sales. In West Palm Beach, Related Companies developed the 72-acre CityPlace, CityPlace Office Tower, 400-room Hilton West Palm Beach directly connected to Palm Beach County Convention Center and RH West Palm: The Gallery at CityPlace. The company is currently undertaking the reimagination of downtown West Palm Beach and evolving into the Southeast’s leading district including best-in-class residential, hotel, culinary, entertainment, education, art, culture and retail. For more information on Related Companies, please visit related.com.