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pres­i­dent of Florida Crys­tals, were re­cently in­ducted into the Florida Agri­cul­ture Hall of Fame at a cer­e­mony in Tampa. The lo­cal awards break­fast starts at 7:45 a.m. For reser­va­tions visit palm­beaches.org.

Sci­ence meets mu­sic

— Dr. Man­fred Gahr, di­rec­tor of the Max Planck In­sti­tute for Or­nithol­ogy in Mu­nich, Ger­many, will dis­cuss how the brain reg­u­lates be­hav­ior in a pre­sen­ta­tion at 6:15 p.m. Wed­nes­day at the Benjamin Up­per School, 4875 Gran­di­flora Road, Palm Beach Gar­dens.

Fol­low­ing his talk, “Sea­sonal Singing of

Birds: From Gon­ads to the Brain,” the Palm Beach Sym­phony Cham­ber En­sem­ble will present a mu­si­cal per­for­mance. The event is hosted by the Max Planck Florida In­sti­tute for Neu­ro­science in Jupiter. Ad­mis­sion is free; reser­va­tions are re­quested. Call 972-9027 or visit max­planck­florida. org/in­sti­tute.

Fla­gler Ro­tary Club — At­tor­ney John D. O’Neill will speak about his trip to Wash­ing­ton, D. C., to prac­tice law be­fore the U.S. Supreme Court .The break­fast meet­ing starts at 7:45 a.m. Tues­day at

The Ch­ester­field. The cost is $21. For in­for­ma­tion email pbfla­gler@gmail. com.

An­chor to em­cee —

The Ex­ec­u­tive Women of the Palm Beaches Foun­da­tion an­nounces that Liz Quirantes, CBS 12 tele­vi­sion news an­chor, will serve as master of cer­e­monies at the Women in Lead­er­ship Awards luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Wed­nes­day at the Kravis Cen­ter. Ac­tress Mar­ilu Hen­ner will de­liver the key­note speech. Guest tick­ets are $150. Call 868-7070 or visit ewpb.org.

Palm Beach Ro­tary Club — Robert Chat­field, pres­i­dent of Free to Choose Net­work, will speak on “Us­ing Your Ca­reer as an Av­enue of Ser­vice” at noon Thurs­day at The Ch­ester­field . The cost is $35. For in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Collen Grear at 236-7198.

Stewart joins Ranch

— Big Dog Ranch Res­cue has ap­pointed Earl Stewart, owner of a lo­cal Toy­ota deal­er­ship, to its board of di­rec­tors. Stewart has part­nered with the ranch in its “Dog of the Month” pro­gram. His car deal­er­ship pays fees for adopters of the fea­tured dog. Big Dog Ranch is a no-kill an­i­mal shel­ter in Lox­a­hatchee. Visit bdrr.org.

GreenMar­ket —The sea­son’s fi­nal GreenMar­ket in down­town West Palm Beach will be Satur­day. Hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Ven­dors sell a va­ri­ety of items in­clud­ing fresh pro­duce, baked goods, plants and flow­ers, herbs and spices, and teas and cof­fees and is pet friendly. Call 822-1515 or visit wpb.org/greenmar­ket.

Hon­or­ing Earth Day — On Sun­day, the Ann Nor­ton Sculp­ture Gar­dens, 253 Barcelona Road, West Palm Beach, will cel­e­brate Na­tional Earth Day, along with rep­re­sen­ta­tives from Florida Audubon, the Ever­glades Foun­da­tion, Pine Jog En­vi­ron­men­tal Cen­ter and oth­ers. The gar­dens will pro­vide in­ter­ac­tive learn­ing sta­tions, tours and a dis­cov­ery hunt with prizes. Sun­day hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 8325328 or visit ansg.org.

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