April 2016

There are 58 blog entries for April 2016.


Brought to you by the Choral Society of the Palm Beaches is the 54th Annual “Spring Gold” Concert. No need to fly to the Big Apple for a Broadway show, just drive to Jupiter! Two shows are coming to Jupiter this Saturday, April 30th and Sunday, May 1st.  

This performance put on by the talented Choral Society of the Palm Beaches is made even more special this year by featuring Broadway star, Lisa Vroman. Vroman will be playing the iconic role of Christine Daae in “Spring Gold.” Her experience on Broadway is impressive, as she has performed in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Phantom of the Opera” and  “Aspects of Love.” The Choral Society joins her for a rendition of “The Most Happy Fella;” the society will also perform works by Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman and

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Opening today is a cool new exhibition called “LIT” at the famous Old School Square in Delray Beach. Presented by the Cornell Art Museum, LIT is a showcase of artwork in the medium of light. LIT will be featuring the work of sixteen different artists who are recognized on a global platform in the art world. the art installations by these artists have been featured in galleries and museums around the world. 

The artists taking part in LIT at the Old School Square include Troy Abbot, Chris Bracey, Dominic Harris, Frank Hyder, Patrick Jacobs, Mark Khaisman, Claudia Meyer, Jason Myers, Meryl Pataky, Valentin Popov, Carol Prusa, Rubem Robierb, Erica Rosenfeld, Olivia Steele, Alex Trimino and Sam Tufnell.

Today, April 28th is the grand opening of the LIT

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The climate in South Florida is described as sub-tropical. With the exception of an occasional, brief summer rain shower, most homeowners and their families spend ample time outside of the home enjoying the weather.  In Palm Beach County, the climate designates outdoor living as the way to enjoy leisure time.   Many of the spectacular waterfront properties listed with Waterfront Properties and Club Communities feature outdoor amenities designed for pleasurable alfresco living.

Architects have masterfully designed homes with resort style pools and cascading waterfalls, koi ponds, wine cellars and home theaters.  Sometimes amenities are just unusual – hydraulic lift transports in the garage to allow double level parking, yoga lawns, and hi-tech touch

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In the midst of this beautiful tropical island, setting on Singer Island you will find the premiere arts and crafts show of the Palm Beach County. Enjoy a casual, fun filled evening as you browse through the unique arts and crafts. On Thursday evenings browse and see distinct silver and gold jewelry, wood sculptures, pottery, watercolors, blown glass and much, much more. There are 35 artists from as far away as Seattle, WA exhibiting their artistry and works. 

There are plenty of activities to do on Singer Island, including excellent fishing, scuba diving, sunbathing with your favorite person or just a book, parasailing and more.  The Sailfish Marina has a water taxi service that will take you to Peanut Island where you can snorkel and tour the John

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Do you want to know whether you are the tortoise or the hare? Give it your best shot with family and friends at the 26th Annual Turtle Trot 5K in Jupiter. 

The celebrated, annual Turtle Trot 5K Run put on by the Town of Jupiter is taking place on May 7th and the race starts at 7:30am. The Turtle Trot participants must check in at Ocean Cay Park in Jupiter.

Details on the race are as follows: The main Turtle Trot is a “flat out, back and forth” 3.1 mile long race. The competitors will run along the beach road all competing for the first place title. But if you aren’t into racing flat out don’t worry, joggers and walkers are applauded to partake and completion is a celebrated title (both the tortoises and the hares are welcome here!). 
For those who love to…
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South Florida features exciting dining opportunities from a quaint cafe to a six course formal dining experience.  Open Table is an online reservation nationwide operating website offering restaurant reviews anywhere in the United States.  Users of the site can make online reservations, receive an email confirmation of the reservation and earn points for dining out. Check out local favorite restaurants in South Florida based on data collected by Open Table. 

Buccan, 350 South County Road, Palm Beach, FL 33480 is a restaurant, bar and lounge in the heart of Palm Beach. Acclaimed Miami Chef Clay Conley conceived the vibrant dining experience. It is a high-end bistro, featuring progressive American cuisine, in an informally sophisticated setting. The

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Abacoa is a delightful family community comprised of several distinct neighborhoods in Jupiter, Florida. Each neighborhood has its own style ranging from Mediterranean to Victorian to Key West inspired with homes like single-family homes, condominiums, townhomes, villas and apartments. Many of the communities offer community clubhouses or parks with pools, picnic areas and children’s playgrounds. Residents of Abacoa will own a home in the heart of Jupiter, just minutes from the beaches and ocean. Living in Abacoa makes you feel like part of a community.

Jupiter is located in Palm Beach County, Florida. According to the 2014 Census Bureau estimate, the town had a total population of 60,681. Coastal Living has rated it as the 9th Happiest Seaside

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The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation (FWC) met in Jupiter, Florida and determined to approve a two part invasive lionfish plan to encourage to remove the species.

As many people who live in Florida know and understand the potential negative impacts the invasive species in putting on our wildlife and native habitats. The FWC is encouraging divers and anglers to help remove from the Florida waters whenever it is possible.

“Innovative programs like these are a great way to generate public involvement and interest in controlling the lionfish population,” said FWC Chairman Brian Yablonski. “Those that remove lionfish not only get rewarded for their efforts, but they also get the experience of helping manage Florida’s fisheries. In addition,

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Located within beautiful Palm Beach County is the picturesque city of Palm Beach Gardens.  Palm Beach Gardens prior to development was forest, cattle ranches and outlying was swamplands.  In 1959, land developer John D. MacArthur announced plans to build a community and would build homes for 55,000.  He planned on naming the soon to be built city Palm Beach City.  The Florida State Legislature rejected the name and he renamed the proposed city Palm Beach Garden.

MacArthur’s “garden city” grew quickly in the 1960’s.  The city had a population of 7,000 residents by the early 1970’s. Palm Beach Gardens became the home of the Professional Golfers Association and today there are numerous golf courses and many beautiful communities and neighborhoods

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Surfers For Autism
Presents:
The 7th Annual Festival of the Palm Beaches
April 30th, 2016
9am to 4pm
Ocean Cay Park
Juno Beach


Enjoy this very special event for surfers and their families! It will be a fun filled day with a variety of activities including paddle boarding, surfing, kayaking, live music, face-painting, games, and get treated like a rock star! A catered lunch is also provided,  at no cost to registered participants, their families and volunteers.

At a Surfers For Autism event, surfers are provided a safe, fun, judgement free environment where highly skilled surf instructors carefully guide them into waves. The Surfers For Autism mission is to unlock the potential of people with developmental delays, support advocacy for autism issues

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