Includes private screenings of local or national programs plus public or private receptions, seminars, workshops, and conferences held by WXEL or organized through WXEL's partnerships with strategic community partners.
WXEL TV & Boynton Reads, join forces to improve the literacy of young children with a two-month book drive from November 16, 2012 through January 8, 2013.
The kick-off is scheduled to be held November 16, 2012 at 4:00 p.m. at WXEL TV Studios, 3401 S. Congress Ave. in Boynton Beach and will highlight the first donation of new books for the drive and a light reception for the partners supporting the Holiday Book Drive.
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2012 Families Reading TogetherHave an Artful Reading Adventure
At the Norton Museum of Art
Sat, Nov. 3, 2012
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Norton Museum of Art
1451 South Olive Avenue
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
This program is sponsored by The Friends of the Palm Beach County Library System.
Families Reading Together
Ballet by the Book with The Florida Classical Ballet Theatre
Join us for a special story time featuring the Families Reading Together book, “Artful Reading,” by Bob Raczka, performed by the Florida
Classical Ballet Theatre and enjoy other favorite stories about books and reading. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.
Thu, Nov 8, 4:00 pm
Main Library (Phone: 233-2600)
Fri, Nov 9, 3:30 pm
West Boca Branch (Phone: 470-1600)
WXEL TV42 EVENT ENCOURAGES
LOCAL STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE
IN NATIONAL STEM VIDEO GAME
Event encourages students and educators to build original games in support of STEM – science, technology, engineering and math – learning
To help promote participation in the 2012 National STEM Video Game Challenge, WXEL TV42 is hosting the “STEM Workshop: PBC Teens & Educators”. Science/Technology/Engineering/Math (STEM) will be the focus of workshop participants from Palm Beach County when developing video games for children ages 2 – 8 by the deadline of March 12, 2012. Supported nationally by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and PBS KIDS through the Ready To Learn Initiative, the contest being promoted by WXEL TV42 is inspired by the “Educate to Innovate Campaign, ”President Obama’s initiative to promote a renewed focus on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education. The Challenge is an annual competition to motivate interest in STEM learning among America’s youth by tapping into students’ natural passion for playing and making video games. ...more...
June 2011 - WXEL once again supported the annual Hippy event:
"Celebrating Families" Fun Day @ Gaines Park Community Center, West Palm Beach
"The Book Breakfast was a success today! Friday, May 20, 2011....Thanks to you!
Thank you so very much for continuing our partnership to help promote our
summer literacy initiative!"- Yvette Gilroy, First Grade Teacher, D.D. Eisenhower Elementary
Children’s Museum of the Treasure
Coast Earhtfest Celebration
The Mission of the Children’s Museum of the Treasure Coast is to offer Children’s and families a place to explore and learn through hands on activities, educational programs and cultural experiences.
The Children’s Museum is dedicated to providing a safe state of the art environment where curiosity and self confidence are fostered.
Pahokee Reads was a free event for the community held at Pahokee Elementary School , the objective of this initiative was to educate parents about the importance of reading. The event was held on March 5, 2011.
Literacy Day 2010
WXEL and many other participants from all the Family Literacy Programs in Palm Beach County got together in Palm Beach Gardens to celebrate Literacy Day. The event's purpose is to encourage families to read together and promote education.
WXEL Outreach 2010
Here are some of the many events and activities that we participated in this year! Including...
Love of Literacy Luncheon at the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
The Lake Worth Resource Center, in cooperation with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services presented a "Path to Citizenship"
The Read Together Palm Beach County 2010 Finale featured a live interview from Australia with Markus Zusak, author of The Book Thief, and Palm Beach Dramaworks performed scenes from the book
Family Central - Hippy Annual Family Fun Day
ReadingTogether2010 - Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County Celebrates The Snowy Day by award-winning author Ezra Jack Keats. The preschoolers were also treated to an ice skating show as well as snow cones.
LiteracyExpo2010 at Palm Beach Airport Hilton
2010 Business Career Fair at Barry University
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