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.