October 2019

There are 102 blog entries for October 2019.

The Nature Center is a private, non-profit organization whose mission is to bring environmental education and awareness to the local community. The Center is located at the Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge, in south Martin County.

The Nature Center was opened by a couple in 1973 to educate people of all ages about Florida's fragile ecosystems and environment. It has a 30+ year partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service which allows it to conduct educational programs on-site, while the service provides and maintains the facility.

In the 80s the Center created the "Friends of the Nature Center" to help gain support and encourage people to take an effort in helping with the mission. Members of the Friends would in return receive "The

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Baseball season might be over in South Florida, but the Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter is hosting an event on Saturday, October 19th.

Head to Jupiter for the 5th Annual Charity Softball Game and Kids Fest 2019. The stadium along with many sponsors will host a charity softball game for the Florida Atlantic University’s Center for Autism and Related Disabilities.

Along with the game, there will be plenty of family fun filled activities, games, food, petting zoo area, face painting, bounce houses, raffles, autograph signing, entertainment and much more.

Event Details:
When: Saturday, October 19th at the Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter

Time: 10:30 am Gates open

First Game: 11 am John C. Cassidy Air Conditioning vs. Stanley Steamer

Second Game: 12:30 pm Winner from

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Here are three great places (besides Starbucks) to get a great cup of coffee in Jupiter and Tequesta.

Perk Coffee House

Perk Coffee House; 384 Tequesta Drive, Tequesta www.perkcoffeetequesta.com  

A little gem, with a rustic design, Perk Coffee House is tucked away in the Gallery Square South of Tequesta. The owners are an LA native couple with three girls that relocated to South Florida with a passion to deliver healthy, wholesome fare. Perk offers breakfast and lunch with intentions to open in the evenings soon. The earlier hours of the day, you can find delicious coffees, nutritional drinks like juices and tonics and amazing eats. Currently, Perk's hours are 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on weekends, but

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The DuBois Pioneer Home located in Dubois Park in Jupiter is one of the last remaining historic homesteads of its type in northern Palm Beach County. The historic Jupiter landmark closed in 2008 and underwent extensive renovations and is opened to the public for tours to learn about Jupiter’s history and the DuBois family. 

The home was built in 1898 by Harry DuBois, the son of Harry and Susan DuBois and Charlie Carlin, the oldest son of Captain Charles Carlin of the Jupiter Inlet Lifesaving Station. The home belonged to South Florida pioneers Harry and Susan DuBois and is a perfect example of the self-sufficient South Florida homestead with both archeological and historic value.

The “house on the hill” was built on top of the Native American shell

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There are several great restaurants in Palm Beach that offer delicious brunch options featuring a mix of breakfast and lunch dishes severing French toast and eggs Benedict to sandwiches and salads. Sunday brunch has now evolved into a nice fun and relaxing time to spend a Sunday with friends and family. 

Here are some of the best spots to grab brunch on Palm Beach.

Chez L’Epicier

Now through April 1st, Chez L’Epicier features a “Sugar Shack” themed Sunday brunch, every Sunday. The theme is inspired by the executive chef’s native country of Canada, where every March the sap from sugar maple trees is tapped and results in many maples inspired dishes and feasts open to the public. The brunch is severed family-style and is $45 dollars per person.

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Fishing is a popular activity in South Florida. From the Juno Beach Pier to along the shores of the Jupiter Inlet, inshore and offshore fishing is always a fun choice when live in the Palm Beaches. Fishing Charters are great service for those wanting to get out and enjoy the water and fish for some of the local fish swimming in the area. The charters can be rented for private use for you and your group to enjoy or the normal everyday use.

Charters are offered by local boat owners or charter companies that focus on providing you with some of the best fishing in the area. These services are very popular among avid fishing anglers and fisherman.

Charters boats go out several miles in the ocean to find some of the best catches around. Ranging from

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Locanta Local Eatery in central West Palm Beach is a Mediterranean restaurant serving world-class Turkish fusion fare from a small strip plaza venue. The little eatery has 5 stars on Google, TripAdvisor, Yelp and Facebook for their authentic flavorful food and speedy and friendly service.

The menu consists of special plates, healthy foods, sandwiches and wraps, salads, rice bowls and soup. Many options happen to be vegan and vegetarian and everything on the menu is of light, feel-good sustenance.

Locanta's take on Mediterranean food is reminiscent of coastal Turkey, but you'll find flare on many dishes like Greek flavors in the htipiti (feta spread), Italian genius in the Tuscan falafel burger and Portuguese inspiration in the tenderized octopus

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Come and enjoy the serenity of Yoga on the Beach while listening to the sounds of the ocean’s waves.

The Loggerhead Marinelife Center is hosting a Deep Blue Yoga class on Saturday, October 19th following their Beach Clean Up. The yoga event is designed for all levels of yoga and all are encouraged to attend.

The Yoga class begins at 10 am and goes until 10:45 am and is free to attend. Donations are appreciated and will be donated and used towards the sea turtle conservation and awareness.

Click here to register for the Deep Blue Yoga on the Beach.

The Deep Blue Yoga on the Beach is located on the beach across from the Loggerhead Marinelife Center located at 14200 US Highway One, Juno Beach.

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Palm Beach County is known as Florida’s Golf Capital and is known for some of the best golfing in the country. The area is boasting with some of the most acclaimed golf courses and resorts in the world. Palm Beach County is home to over 160 golf courses, both private and public, and in fact some of the “Top 100 Golf Courses in America” and “Top Golf Courses in Florida” are located in Palm Beach County.

Golfers are drawn to the area to play because of some of the PGA National Tournaments such as The Honda Classic that has been played at PGA National Resort and Spa for several years. In May of 2121, The 48th Walker Cup will be held at one of the most exclusive clubs in the area, The Seminole Golf Club in Juno Beach. 

Palm Beach County is also home

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Great adventure awaits in Palm Beach County. It’s always fun to do something new, but often we fall into the trap of spending our weekends the same way.  Step outside of your comfort zone and get creative.  If you're stuck in the same old routine, it's time to try something new. McCarthy’s Wildlife Sanctuary, 12943 61st Street North, West Palm Beach, will help you get in touch with the adventurer within you.If you’re stuck in the same old routine, it might be time to try something new.  When was the last time you went to a wildlife sanctuary? McCarthy’s Wildlife Sanctuary always has a great adventure waiting. You will encounter over 200 animals during your visit to the sanctuary. They offer tours of the facility which rescues and rehabilitates wild

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