March 2017

There are 34 blog entries for March 2017.

 

Palm Beach County has lots of beautiful natural areas and preserves from Lake Okeechobee to the Atlantic Ocean. The Department of Environmental Resources Management (E.R.M.) manages” a range of environmental programs designed to protect, preserve, and enhance Palm Beach County’s natural resources, both on land and water. Fresh drinking water, unpolluted waterways, a large tree canopy, and controlling mosquito populations provide a welcoming outdoor tropical experience to snorkel and dive, visit sandy beaches, fresh or saltwater fish, kayak waterways, hike in the woods all while viewing wildlife in their natural habitat.”

To bring awareness to the community, the E.R.M. will host the annual family fun event known as the Natural Areas Festival.  Palm

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Courtesy of Festival of the Arts BOCA

The Festival of the Arts BOCA is an astonishing, multi-day cultural arts event bringing exhilaration and innovative experiences to Boca Raton. The festival begins March 2, 2017 and concludes March 12, 2017. The Festival of Arts Boca has won numerous awards including:  the “Muse Award” from The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, “Best Festival” by Boca Magazine and “Best Cultural Festival of 2014” from Palm Beach Illustrated. The Eleventh Anniversary season will continue to feature the finest in classical music, jazz, dance, film and authors. Spectators will enjoy some of the most sought after jazz and classical performers as well as well recognized authors.  Boca Raton, and the Palm Beaches, are Florida's

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Friends of Jupiter Beach has been establishing beach clean ups since 1994.  Clean-ups are on the first Saturday of every month. Friends of Jupiter Beach is a 501 (c)(3) community organization whose goal is to support and maintain environmentally healthy, clean, and dog friendly beaches in Jupiter, Florida.

On the average, Friends of Jupiter Beach, help clean up an estimated 500 pounds of trash and recyclables each month.  Volunteers both young and young at heart scour the 2 and ½ mile stretch of beach every month. What started as a few volunteers cleaning up a stretch of beach where they walked their dogs has evolved into “a significant force for environmental care of our marine environment”.

It’s important for generations to follow that we

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March 8th through 12th marks the 4th Annual Plein Air Festival at the Lighthouse Art Center in Jupiter. “Plein Air” painting simply stands for the art of painting outdoors amongst the fresh air. The aim of the artists is to capture their surrounding environment, the nature, wildlife and ambience of the natural environment that surrounds them. 

With the theme of the “plein air” technique, the Plein Air Art Festival offers guests a weekend of relaxation, art, beautiful weather and fun. More than 40 artists will be displaying their works of art. These artists come from all over the nation to compete in this 4 day juried exhibition. Any day that you come out to the 4th Annual Plein Air Art Festival at the Lighthouse Art Center is sure to be fascinating.

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