Things to do in West Palm Beach

The Mandel Public Library celebrates Hispanic heritage from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. The events take place at 411 Clematis St.:

Salsa and Bachata Lessons are held Mondays in September and October from 6 to 7 p.m. in the PreFunction Lobby. Eliseo is back to teach how to lead and follow in these fun Latin dances.

Celebrating Hispanic Culture in American Art Museums: Part 1 is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 9. Part 2 is Monday, Sept. 16. From 2 to 4 p.m., join lecturer and art historian Joan Lipton, Ph.D., in the auditorium and learn about the many levels of contributions by Hispanics to art collections in museums across the country.

Foreign Film Series: “A Fantastic Woman”: Sunday, Sept. 15 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the auditorium. In this 2017 Chilean film, Marina, a transgender woman who works as a waitress and moonlights as a nightclub singer, is bowled over by the death of her older boyfriend.

Papagayo Vocal Ensemble: Sunday, Sept. 22, 2 to 3:30 p.m. in the library auditorium. Papagayo Vocal Ensemble is a colorful adult choral group dedicated to spreading culture through Venezuelan and other Latin American songs.

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The West Palm Beach Antique and Flea Market opens for its 10th season Oct. 5 on the 300 block of Clematis Street. It will open every Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. until April 25 and maybe into May, except for Oct. 26 and March 28. The market offers antiques; vintage clothing; fine, costume and vintage jewelry; signed glass from Murano Italy; sterling and silver plate items; western wear; collectibles; mid-century furniture; decorative and craft items; hard to find sunglasses; pet items and original art from well-known and emerging artists.

The market is one block from the Brightline (Virgin Trains) station. Anyone holding a valid Virgin Trains ticket can get a discount from the vendors at the market. For more information: visit or at, or call 561-670-7473.

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