April 2019

There are 105 blog entries for April 2019.

The Hobe Sound Nature Center is celebrating Earth Day this Saturday with a great celebration for kids. Scheduled activities include the highly popular HOOK KIDS ON FISHING program for kids 6 to 16 with a parent. Co-sponsored by Anglers for Conservation, this event teaches techniques and tips for young anglers plus provides equipment to continue their new hobby with their families. The class is open to the first 50 students who sign up. At 12:30 pm, you can also sign up to go wading in the sea grasses of the Indian River Lagoon.

Using nets and seine, catch, observe and release small marine creatures that call the estuary home. Recommended for ages 4 and up, this get wet activity is both fun and educational!  A variety of other activities will be

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Every month the Downtown at the Gardens hosts their Kids Crawl on the last Wednesday of the month.

Families are invited to enjoy the fun afternoon filled with activities for families and children, free carousel rides in the Centre Court, games, arts and crafts, restaurant and retailer promotions and much more.

Every month is a different theme and this month is a free day with the Busch Wildlife Sanctuary. There will also be live local animals and a mock animal hospital.

The Kids Crawl is this Wednesday, April 24th at 11 am and goes until 1 pm in the Centre Court of the outdoor shopping and lifestyle center.

If you cannot make this one, there will be another one in May. For more information on the Kids Crawl, click here to visit their Facebook page.


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If you live in the Palm Beaches, golfing is a great sport to get your kid involved in. There are a variety of courses in the area that accommodate junior golfing.

There are five notable public facilities for junior golfers new to the sport: Okeeheelee Golf Course in West Palm Beach, Park Ridge Golf Course in Lake Worth, Southwinds Golf Course in Boca Raton, Osprey Point Golf Course in Boca Raton, and the John Prince Golf Learning Center in Lake Worth.

Park Ridge Golf

Park Ridge Golf is one of most unique golf courses in South Florida, Park Ridge golf courses offers elevation changes like no where else in the area. Built by Palm Beach County and the Solid Waste Authority on a retired landfill, Park Ridge tops 85 feet at its highest point. The

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Next week, West Palm Beach’s waterfront will transform into the popular 4-day musical festival, Sunfest. Sunfest brings some of the biggest musical stars performing live to South Florida every spring. The Sunfest Music Festival starts next Thursday, May 2nd through Sunday, May 5th.

The first Sunfest was held in West Palm Beach in 1983 and has been an annual event ever since. Sunfest mixes musical styles and bands featuring a mix of different genres including pop, rock, rap, country, reggae, indie rock and more.

Earlier this year the musical lineup was announced for the 4-day festival and includes big names like One Republic, Earth, Wind and Fire, G-Easy, Keith Urban, Bebe Rexha, Diplo, and much more. More than 50 bands and acts will perform on three

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The Modica Family and The Joe Namath Foundation are hosting an Autism-friendly event at the Jupiter Lighthouse Wednesday, April 24, from 5: 30 PM to 7:30 PM.

The event is an opportunity for families and caretakers with children on the autism spectrum to have some fun in an autism-friendly environment along with other families. Fun nights out for the parents of children with Autism can be hard to find, this event is seeking to help fix that problem with a supervised and controlled environment that is sure to be fun for the whole family.

They have fun activities planned including lighthouse climbs, the Keeper’s Workshop, Tindall Pioneer Homestead, meeting Mrs. Lighthouse, mural painting, and more. Food and Ice Cream for sale.  Free admission for

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The Nouveaux Honkies Playing are playing at Terra Fermata in Stuart tomorrow April 24, from 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM. They will be joined by legendary musician Jerry Tillman.

This is a great event for those in Stuart or the Palm Beaches looking to eat some good food while enjoying live music.

The Nouveaux Honkies

The Nouveaux Honkies are a Blues based, Roots/Americana band from Port Salerno, Florida. the group was officially named in the summer of 2006, and they have developed an extraordinary local following and continue to do what they have coined honkification. Their 2007 self titled release was named best roots cd by The Palm Beach Post and their 2008 release “Where Do I Go” has seen great reviews and hit number 14 on the Roots, Country charts

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Join the River Center to Celebrate Earth Day and participate in the Great American Clean Up this Saturday, April 27th. Every month the Friends of Jupiter Beach have been organizing beach clean ups on the first Saturday of every month since 1994 and this month the cleanups are focused on our public areas.

This Saturday the Clean Up is part of the Great American Cleanup. The cleanup is a few hours long and the clean up includes a massive removal of litter and illegal dumping in our public areas, roadways, beaches, parks, neighborhoods and schools. The cleanups demonstrate our responsibility to make an effort to make Palm Beach County beautiful and clean.

For the cleanup be sure to wear long sleeves and closed toed shoes and bring a bucket and gloves to

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Sprouts is launching its newest location in Wellington this Wednesday. Sprouts is a neighborhood grocery store with the feel of an old-fashioned farmers market.

The newest Wellington store is located at State Rd. 7 & Old Hammock Way in the Shoppes at Isla Verde is bright and inviting with mountains of fresh produce, barrels of wholesome grains and a full-service butcher counter.

Sprouts is a great addition to Wellington’s growing focus on healthy living. The chain, which has locations popping up all around South Florida prides itself on shopping for fresh and healthy food easy, affordable and fun with their bountiful displays of fresh fruits and vegetables, high-quality meats and cheeses, wide variety of vitamins and supplements, and healthy

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Manatee Lagoon leads both public and private kayaking and paddle boarding tours of the Lake Worth Lagoon Tuesdays through Fridays. If you are looking for a hands-on way to experience South Florida’s ecosystem, this is the perfect activity.

All tours are led by “Manatee Masters” who will help guide you as well as narrate the local plants and wildlife.

Public Tours

Public tours are for groups of ten people or less and can be booked Tuesday through Saturday (no tours on Sundays) at 2 p.m.

Advance registration is requested, particularly during manatee season (Nov. 15 – March 31).

Registration opens 45 days in advance of each offering.

The program typically lasts 45 to 60 minutes.

Cost: Free

Click here to book.

Private Tours

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This Sunday, April 28th, the Annual Sweet Corn Fiesta is back at the South Florida Fairgrounds in West Palm Beach.

The sweet corn is grown locally in the famous black soil of the Glades region right here in Palm Beach County. The all-day celebration features a collection of harvest events, live music by the Krystal River Band, a ton of food and drinks, kids and family activities, rides, games, Corn Eating Completions, a ton of corn and much more.

The festival celebrates the sweet corn growing season and all that make it possible and is an event of the Western Palm Beach County Farm Bureau.
The gates open at 11 am to 5 pm this Sunday. The Corn Eating Contests start at 1 pm for both adults and children and the big contest beginning at 3 pm.
Admission is

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