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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach is hosting their weekly Hammock Hike this Friday, March 8th.

The Hammock Hike is led by an experienced Naturalist and the beach walks and hammock hikes are an excursion through some of South Florida’s natural habits. The hikes navigate through the coastal hammock and the natural dune systems. Along the way, you’ll learn about all the birds and trees along the journey through the sand on the beach.

The Hammock Hikes are in partnership with the Palm Beach County ERM Natural Area division. The hike is free to attend. Click here to register.

The next Hammock Hike is this Friday, March 8th at 10:30 am. The hikes last approximately an hour long. All are welcomed to attend.

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The Palm Beach Zoo is hosting another Early Explorer series this upcoming Saturday, March 9th.

The Early Explorer experience is an interactive educational series designed for pre-schooled aged children, created for children ages 3 to 4 years old. This Saturday the theme is Terrific Tails. The series includes an up-close animal encounter, games, story time, arts and crafts, and visits through the animal habitats throughout the Nature Play area and the Zoo.

Pre-registration is required for children to attend, and one adult is required to attend with each child.

The cost is $ 25 dollars per session for members or $50 dollars per session for non-members. The non-member price includes all day admission to the Zoo after the series. Click here to register.

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There is no shortage of places for you to enjoy hiking in South Florida. Here are some of the most scenic hiking spots in Palm Beach County and Martin County.

Pondhawk Natural Area: Located in Boca Raton, this Natural Area centers around a man-made lake named Blue Lake. Palm Beach County purchased the land from IBM, they integrated the lake and its natural surrounding areas and created eight acres of wetlands that heron, white ibis and osprey’s can call home. The natural area is a total of 79 acres and features hiking trails, wildlife viewing areas, wetlands, biking trails and much more. Pondhawk Natural Area is located at 1501 Spanish River Boulevard in Boca Raton.

Delray Oaks: Located in Delray Beach, this small natural area features two trails, a

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The Sea Turtle Nesting Season officially began last week, and the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach is hoping for another record-breaking season. The season is March 1st through October 31st and the 9.5 miles of the beaches along Juno Beach are monitored daily. Juno Beach and the Loggerhead Marinelife Center support nearly 5 percent of the world’s loggerhead sea turtles.

Along the sandy shoreline in northern Palm Beach County, thousands of sea turtles lay their eggs in the sand. The sea turtle nests usually contain about 100 eggs each that requires 45 and 60 days to hatch. Because of this, Juno Beach is one of the most populated sea turtle nesting areas in the world. Last year, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center documented over 11,900 nests on

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The Sea Turtle rehabilitation and research hospital in Juno Beach hosts many activities throughout the week and weekend. This Sunday the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is hosting four family friendly events for you to check out.

Turtle Talk: is an interactive program geared to visitors 8 years old and older. The Turtle Talks feature a lecture style program designed to educate visitors about sea turtle biology, ecology, and conservation followed by a tour. The presentation will be 20 minutes long followed by two 5-minute discussions about the sea turtle rescues and rehabilitation. The program last about 30 minutes and run every Sunday until April. The Turtle Talks starts at 10:30 am. Click here to register.

Public Guided Tours: the tours are offered 7

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Lake Woof Dog Park is a public dog park located in the John Prince Park in Lake Worth, Florida. It was opened in July 2017 and has since become incredibly popular in the community due to its location, size, and amenities.

The four-acre dog park features everything you would want in an off-leash dog park and more. It consists of five enclosed areas for dogs of various sizes to freely run around and play in, with separate areas for small dogs, medium breeds, and large hounds. There are also two dog areas that are used on rotation basis for maintenance that takes place every Thursday between 12:00 to 3:00 PM. This helps maintain the condition of the park's surface and cleanliness. Each fenced-in area includes plenty of seating, including gazebos which

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This Saturday, the 23rd, you can help hurt, injured and abandoned animals by participating in Peggy Adams’ annual “Walk for the Animals” benefit. The event will take place at a new walk location, the Meyer Amphitheatre.

This pet-friendly walk begins at 9:00am with check-in and registration, live entertainment and a free breakfast. At 10:15 am after opening ceremonies, participants will enjoy a scenic walk along the West Palm Beach Waterfront down Flagler Drive.

As participants complete the one-mile route, they'll enjoy pet costume contests with amazing prize baskets on the Amphitheatre's center stage. Categories include Best Dressed, Most Creative, Owner/Pet Look-A-Like and Best in Show. There will also be live entertainment, local vendors, and

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Join the Loggerhead Marinelife Center this Friday night for their special Astronomy Night series. Due to the popularity, the research and rehabilitation center has added this event to their calendar every month.

Astronomy Night is based on the activity in the nights sky. During the night you’ll get a chance to learn about the planets and the stars. The series will also include information about the sky’s glow and touch lightly on pollution. The main goal of the night is to promote and increase the awareness of our impact on the environment.

The event will start tomorrow Friday, February 22nd at 6:30 pm and continue until around 9 pm. The night will begin with a seminar led by the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches that will highlight the current

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Pet Paradise hosts a free “Puppy Social” Every Saturday from 2 - 4PM. If you want a happy, friendly, puppy that is nice to other dogs and well behaved with people, then you have to socialize it.

Dogs are naturally social animals and while it’s great for them to get lots of attention from you, their human owners, there is something unique and incredibly valuable about the lessons they learn from interacting with other dogs.

A social pet is a happy, fun, and safe companion. They’re fun to be around, and they’re calm in all sorts of social situations.

Click here for more information.

When: Every Saturday from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Where: Pet Paradise Palm Beach - 7100 North Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33410

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The countdown is on for the annual Jupiter Seafood Festival coming to Carlin Park this Saturday and Sunday.

Come and enjoy two-days of live entertainment, music from local bands, nautical vendors, kid’s activities and entertainment, food, drinks, and of course some of the best fresh seafood from a variety of local food vendors.

The Jupiter Seafood Festival started in 2012 and has been a huge success every year. The festival brings some of the best seafood and is known as one of the best seafood festivals in the area. On Saturday, you’ll have a chance to participate in the Cornhole Tournament and possibly bring home the $1000-dollar grand prize. The tournament starts at 11 am and costs $50 dollars per team to join. The tournament is divided into 3

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