By Lori Durante
Museum of Lifestyle & Fashion History
The nonprofit Museum of Lifestyle & Fashion History will host the 11th annual Children & Parents Day, where you can learn about and celebrate the blueberry, on Sunday, March 5.
This educational family day is multigenerational; it will be held at the historic Boynton Woman’s Club in Boynton Beach. This event includes healthy-eating presentations, culinary demonstrations, kids’ cooking classes, art-making for kids and their families, and literacy activities.
Variety of activities celebrate the blueberry
The event also includes blueberry painting, arts-and-crafts workshops conducted by local artists, storybook reading, face painting, souvenir photos and kids’ exercise activities.
The six-course blueberry-infused all-you-can-eat, farm-to-table buffet includes recipes designed by high-school students at the South Tech Culinary Academy in Boynton Beach.
Other activities will be led by Amanda Johnson of the Amanda James Gallery; The Home Depot; Chef Anna Orlando, of Palermo’s Bakery; Blue Bell Creameries; the Florida Farm Bureau Federation; and Artisans of the Ave Gallery in downtown Lake Worth.
Johnson will conduct a live participatory blueberry-themed mural. Kids and their parents can join in painting the mural. The Home Depot will lead children in creating a nature-related building craft. Orlando will conduct a Blueberry Muffins Kids’ Cooking Class. Planting activities will be led by the Florida Farm Bureau Federation. Blueberry-themed arts-and-crafts activities will be taught by artists from Artisans on the Ave Gallery.
Sponsors include Lipman Family Farms, The Palm Beach Post, Macy’s, Iris Apfel, the Boris & Edith Rueger Fund and the Patricia Ann Ravo Fund.
IF YOU GO
When: Sunday, March 5, noon to 4 p.m.
Where: Boynton Woman’s Club, 1010 S. Federal Hwy., Boynton Beach
Cost: in advance (visit ChildrenParentsDay.org), $20 per adult and children 3 and over; tickets bought on day of event are $25 per adult and children 3 and over; no charge for children 2 and under. Ticket price includes all activities, souvenir photos, cooking class and food.
More information: 561-638-8277; [email protected];
Lori Durante is director of the Museum of Lifestyle & Fashion History.