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Father's Day Buffets, Dive-In Movie, Wine Around Town and 4th of July BBQ are just a few of the events we have planned for this summer. Tons of summer planned here at BallenIsles. Check out some of upcoming events we have scheduled for the summer. Members, be sure to register when you can. 

 
FATHER'S DAY BRUNCH BUFFET

Sunday, June 17, 10:00 am - 2:30 pm, Bistro 105

Exciting gourmet options to choose from, or try them all. There will also be a Bloody Mary & Mimosa Bar. 

 

FATHER's DAY DINNER BUFFET

Sunday, June 17, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm, Bistro 105

There will be a fun "Chop Saw" Carving Board and Hunter Buffet" followed by a special Dessert Station just for Dad's Sweet Tooth. 

 

DIVE-IN MOVIE: ROMAN HOLIDAY

Friday, June 15, 8:00 pm, BallenIsles Pool

Grab an inner tube, bring your own or a lounge chair and enjoy the show!

Complimentary, popcorn included, concessions for purchase. 

 

"WINE AROUND TOWN" CAYMUS VINEYARDS WINE DINNER

Wednesday, June 20, 6:00 pm, at Salute Market

$100.00 per person, transportation provided. 

 

PAINT N SIP

Wednesday, June 27, 4:30 pm, Sports Complex Conference Room 

Registration includes wine, cheese and an art canvas. 

 

4TH OF JULY BBQ

Wednesday, July 4, 11:00 am - 2:30 pm 

Lunch BBQ Buffet, DJ, Face Painter & Balloon Artist. 

 

To find out more about what we have going on on site or to learn how to become a member, click here.  

 

Habitat for Humanity Groundbreaking Ceremony for The Wright FamilyInclement weather could not dampen the spirit of goodwill and optimism at a heartwarming ceremony Wednesday morning as Habitat for Humanity, Palm Beach County, broke ground to mark another significant milestone. 

With help in part from a financial grant by the BallenIsles Charities Foundation, construction has begun on a new, affordable home for the Kenrick Wright Family – a hard-working, proud father of two young children, aged 7 and 10 years old.

The Wright Family is pictured at right. At center is Habitat for Humanity’s Board President Kerry Colvett, with BallenIsles Charities Foundation President Mark Freeman alongside BallenIsles Community Association Vice President Pat Rado. Architect David Porter is at left.

"We were pleased to make a financial grant to this outstanding project that will provide affordable, quality housing and a sustainable community for this hard-working young man and his family," BICF President Mark Freeman said. 

On completion, this latest Habitat for Humanity, Palm Beach County home, located in West Palm Beach, will bring the total to 228 homes constructed by the non-profit organization and dedicated to a deserving family.

Habitat for Humanity Chief Development Officer Amy Brand thanked the BallenIsles Charities Foundation for the generosity of its Financial Grant. “We are grateful to the BallenIsles Charities Foundation and its singular support that made the project possible,” she said.

Habitat for Humanity, Palm Beach County is a non-profit organization dedicated to the elimination of substandard housing by building decent, affordable houses for working families who also volunteer on the construction. 

The BallenIsles Charities Foundation’s Grant to Habitat for Humanity, Palm Beach County, is one of forty-six grants, totaling a record $575,000 awarded this year. Since its formation by BallenIsles residents, more than $2.3 million have been awarded in financial grants to local non-profits and civic organizations.

The reciprocal program offers opportunities to explore the Treasure Coast, while also enjoying the comforts of BallenIsles. Summertime means many things at BallenIsles. It means bidding farewell to our neighbors who are returning north, or who are setting off to explore different areas of the world, until we see them again. It means enjoying long, warm summer days of fun activities, great food, and company with friends. And it means the return of summer reciprocals! Reciprocals are the way that BallenIsles uses its influence within its network of country clubs and offers special opportunities for its members. Enjoy everything that the Treasure Coast-and BallenIsles-can offer you with their amazing reciprocals, some of them listed below.

Tennis

Summer lets you enjoy playing tennis against friends in Florida’s fantastic weather-and BallenIsles’ reciprocals add to the competition! Frenchman’s Creek Beach & Country Club offers women of all levels complimentary use of their tennis amenities from Wednesday to Sunday, 8:30 A.M. to 10:00 A.M., ranging from May 1st to October 1st. The Club at Ibis allows BallenIsles’ members allowance to their tennis amenities and courts from May 14th through October fifteenth.

Golf

Florida is known as The Golf Capitol of the World for a reason, and part of it is its multitude of courses to play on. Reciprocals allow you to explore the offerings of golf courses on the Treasure Coast, such as the courses at Boca West. Enjoy its four courses from May 14th to October 31st, Monday through Sunday. Reduced member fees let you enjoy this course at a specialized discount, as well. The Falls Club in Lake Worth offers courses designed to grant a challenge tailored to every skill level. Play here from May 15th to October 15th, seven days a week from 8:30 A.M. to 10:30 A.M. These aren’t the only clubs offering tee times to BallenIsles members-BallenIsles is offering multiple clubs along the Treasure Coast. Purview each of them to decide which one is right for you.

Dining

One exciting thing about the reciprocal program is that it allows you to try completely new experiences, especially when it comes to dining. Enjoy tasting everything that award-winning chefs can offer you at specialized restaurants like the ones at Gleneagles Country Club. Available to BallenIsles members from 11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M., enjoy restaurants such as The Veranda, which offers reimaginings of classic American food. Enjoy the shrimp and rice plate served with Jambalaya sauce alongside a bbq salmon salad, and finish off the dinner with a key lime pie ice cream sandwich. Eastpointe Country Club accompanies diners at all times, on all days from May 15th to October 15th, with a dining experience suited for every occasion. The West Bar accommodates both watching games with friends and an intimate evening with a partner with a full spread of cocktails and brews. Who could turn down a dinner at Mayacoo Lakes Country Club, with its warm and accommodating Main Dining Room? Enjoy steakhouse classics from May 2nd to October 15th, at any date and time. 

The reciprocal program offers opportunities to explore the Treasure Coast, while also enjoying the comforts of BallenIsles. Easily accessible by calling and scheduling your dinner reservation through the BallenIsles Receptionist, your tennis court time through the respective club’s staff, and your tee time through the BallenIsles Golf Professional Staff, you can try different golf courses, practice your serve on different tennis courts, or taste different flavors by different chefs. Call the front desk to learn more. Click here to learn more about becoming a member at BallenIsles. 

Palm Beach County is listed as one of Forbes Travel Guide’s 18 Top Destinations of 2018.Palm Beach County is always bustling. That’s because it was listed as one of Forbes Travel Guide’s 18 Top Destinations of 2018. This news is not shocking when one considers the changing trends in retirement-namely, that retirees want more out of theirs. Investment News reported on the results of a Merrill Lynch study on retirees and their leisure time, saying that “Rather than viewing retirement as the finish line, 88% of retirees describe it as an opportunity for new beginnings, bringing greater freedom and flexibility and often an entirely new state of mind.” Today’s retirees are looking to have new experiences, experiment culturally with new ideas and art forms, and expand their social circles with exciting activities. As a cultural hub, Palm Beach County offers that and more to retirees. 

Being over a century old, Palm Beach County has plenty of both to explore. Peanut Island is a great place to explore both, with its white sand beaches and on-site bunker that the Kennedy family had for their use. The Jupiter Lighthouse-and its restored museum-tell the story of the lightkeepers who kept the lighthouse in working condition, while also exploring life in early Florida. The walk up to the lighthouse is surrounded by natural flora and fauna, accented by the waterfront views that visitors get to see on their way up.

 Retirees recognize that Palm Beach County is the place to expand oneself culturally. Museums on every corner display works and artifacts with historical and cultural relevance, and art shows highlight local talent. The Wick Theater and Costume Museum hosts a collection of costumes from productions that have been shown on Broadway and in films. The Norton Museum of Art hosts not just works from all over the world, but programs that help challenge one’s approach to specific pieces. Their ‘Art After Dark’ program runs every Thursday and includes wine tastings, guest lectures, and viewings for the public.

Retirees are looking for new ways to socialize during their retirement, and actively engage with the members of their community. Tri Running Sports offers retirees a chance to do just that with a multitude of Fun Runs and marathon training events. Participants get to interact with others while building strength and stamina in an engaging and active environment.  

BallenIsles Country Club also offers a variety of clubs for retirees to engage in, such as their photography club, which meets to take pictures of the natural area surrounding BallenIsles, and educate each other on photography techniques. Golfing sessions can also be booked with friends at BallenIsles’ award winning golf greens-there’s no way better to connect with friends and family than by navigating sand traps and course challenges.

 With its full social calendar and selection of athletic activities, BallenIsles helps redefine retirement. Residents can culturally expand themselves with their friends and family at one of the many dinners that BallenIsles holds every month, expand their skills at one of the many clubs on-site, and challenge each other on the golf courses and tennis courts. BallenIsles is well known for its strong commitment to sports. Many recognized tennis events are held here such as the Les Grandes Dames Tournament, and has won awards for their meticulously cared for golf courses. Whether you’re a professional or a beginner player, on-site golf and tennis coaches are available to work with residents and help them strengthen their play. A golf practice center allows residents to access state of the art education and technology to work on making their swing even better, and a golf pro shop provides all the tools that a practicing golfer could need. Click here to schedule your private tour and learn more.

Fun Events in Palm Beach Summer 2018 Palm Beach County is full of fun things to do and see! Whether you’re a music fan or a brew nut, there’s always something cool that you can get into here. And not just here at the Club, but also in and around Palm Beach Gardens – there’s something for everyone to enjoy! From pickleball to our new Clubhouse, BallenIsles residents will find plenty of things to do to have fun with friends and family. Mark your calendars for these happenings!

Food Truck Safari at Palm Beach Zoo 

Go wild at the Palm Beach Zoo with this gourmet food event! On May 12th from 4:30 – 9pm, gather at the zoo and stroll through the exhibits to see not just the exotic animals, but also indulge in delicious food from a selection of eight gourmet food trucks. Live music and a tap takeover by Ookapow Brewing Co. will also take place. 

Sunfest

The music and art festival that everyone talks about for the whole year is back, and is now hosting four whole days of music and fun! Get ready for a day that celebrates local talent in the form of acts like Brother Sundance, and the handicrafts of local artists who will be selling their wares at the Art District. Live artist demonstrations will also be held. 

Summer Kickoff 

Celebrate with your BallenIsles family at this country club block party! One of the most anticipated events of the year, residents flock to this party! They can enjoy face painting for the kids, a bar for the adults, food stations, music, and dancing for everyone while they get to meet and reconnect with their neighbors. Remember to dress up for our theme-you’ll want a picture taken of you in your best costume! 

Clubhouse Renovations

We’ve all been excited about this one at BallenIsles-in the autumn of 2018, our Clubhouse will have its renovations finished! Residents can expect to look forward to new restaurants in the Clubhouse, including two new high end bars, an expanded Lobby, and seating and lockers by the golf course, which will be right next to the Clubhouse.

Palm Beach Gardens has a full calendar to look forward to in 2018, and BallenIsles has plenty of events to match it. Whether you’re cheering on your team, playing pickleball for charity, or planning how you’ll celebrate the Clubhouse’s reopening, you’ll certainly be busy this year! BallenIsles runs a full social calendar of events tailored to everyone’s tastes, and the amenities are always unparalleled. Make sure to call the front desk to learn about events in BallenIsles, or sign up for one. If you've not yet been to BallenIsles, schedule your own private tour today!