Pink and green weekend at Mizner Park Nov 5th – from Sun-Sentinel

Mizner Park will turn pink and green the weekend of Nov. 5-6. That weekend will mark the fourth annual Think Pink Rocks concert for breast cancer research, as well as the second annual Wyland Living Green Fair.

Think Pink Rocks, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the early detection of breast cancer and awareness of the BRCA gene for breast and ovarian cancer, is planning its fourth annual concert in Boca Raton.

The event will take place at 7 p.m. Nov. 5 at Mizner Park’s Hoernle Amphitheater at the Centre for the Arts and will feature Flo Rida, Iyaz, DJ Cassidy, Shontelle, Melanie Fiona and Ray J. Boca Raton‘s Brett Loewenstern, “American Idol” top 24 semifinalist from 2011, also will perform.

In 2004, at age 36, Stephanie Robin, a Boca Raton mother of two small children, was diagnosed with stage II breast cancer. She underwent a double mastectomy with reconstruction, a totalhysterectomy and months of chemotherapy. The cancer returned to her lungs and is stage IV; she is receiving monthly treatment at Memorial Sloan-Kettering, and the tumors have decreased in size by 90 percent.

She and her friends Elizabeth Weprin, Kathy Fleishman and Amy Seidman established Think Pink Rocks. Proceeds will benefit:Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, theBoca Raton Regional Hospital’s Women’s Center for Breast Care, and other breast cancer research charities.

The second annual Wyland Living Green Fair is taking place Nov. 5 and 6 at Mizner Park. The event will feature a variety of entertainment and experiences that demonstrate the value of living a greener, healthier and more environmentally sustainable lifestyle.

The event will include: music and stage performances; a cross fit competition and yogathon; organic wine and beer, along with food and cooking demos from local restaurants; art and exhibitions; contests, games and entertainment for kids; and a green technology showcase.

Ticket prices are:  

Think Pink Rocks concert only: $45, $25 for age 10 and younger. Visit http://www.thinkpinkrocks.com.

Wyland Living Green Fair only: $12, $5 for age 10 and younger. Purchase fair-only tickets at http://www.livinggreenfair.com.

Weekend pass (includes the concert and two-day access to the Wyland fair): $50, $30 for age 10 and younger. •

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