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Zumba in the Park is an ongoing event that is happening throughout the entire month of February. Every night at the Officer Bruce St. Laurent Park on Military Trail in Jupiter, a free Zumba class is taught for all who wish to attend.

Zumba has become a growing trend in the fitness world and was created by a Colombian dancer and choreographer Alberto Perez in the 1990s. Zumba is a fitness program that involves movements and combines Latin American and international music with dance moves to get the ultimate workout. Zumba incorporates interval training by alternating slow and fast movements and resistance training. It’s a total workout that combines all elements of fitness into one, muscle conditioning, balance, flexibility and cardio.

The next Zumba

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Here are a few great upcoming shows that you might enjoy playing at the Lyric Theater in historic Downtown Stuart.

Ricky Skaggs

It will be a toe-tapping good time when 15-time Grammy Award winner Ricky Skaggs and his band, Kentucky Thunder, returns. Skaggs, whose music spans the country music spectrum from bluegrass to gospel to mainstream, is a multi-talented musician who plays the mandolin, fiddle, mandocaster and banjo. For his Lyric show, he and the band will perform songs from his long and illustrious career, including “Sis Draper,” “Return to Sender” and “Road to Spencer.”

When: February 9th and 10th

Yakov Smirnoff

When Yakov Maumovich Pokhis emigrated to the United Stated from the Soviet Union, he took jobs bartending at resorts

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The Coral Sky Amphitheater is a 20,000-seat open-air venue at the South Florida Fair Grounds in West Palm Beach. The venue holds roughly 8,000 seats are covered by the venues awing and has about 12,000 lawn seats. The amphitheater hosts some of the biggest musical stars and events in the world.

The Amphitheater is run by Live Nation, one of the largest event promoter and venue operator in the world. The lineup for the Spring and Summer Concerts is jammed packed with great shows coming to the area.

The venue also includes parking, and food and drinks for purchase during the show. The Coral Sky Amphitheater is formally known as the Perfect Vodka Amphitheater.

The performances include:
Saturday, March 2nd: WIRK Rib Round Up at 12 pm
Saturday, March 23rd:

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The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is hosting their Family Adventure Day series on Saturday, February 16th from 10 am to 1 pm.

Family Adventure Days are part of the Lighthouse’s new series that is aimed for families and features family activities, sea-inspired and educational events, and adventures about Florida’s history. Next Saturday the event will be featured around Keepers and Life Savers. The day will include arts and crafts, games, story-telling, hands on activities and water and rescue demonstrations.

Activities for the day will start at and will continue until 12 pm. Guests are asked to bring their own picnic lunches that will be served at 12 pm. Don’t forget the bring the picnic blanket, sunscreen, and swimming gear for activities near

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This Saturday, February 9th, head to The Norton Museum of Art to celebrate the opening of the expansion - before it opens to the public! Join us in the new Pamela and Robert B. Goergen Garden for light bites, music by DJ Lindsey Mills of Salt Witch Studio, and a craft beer garden featuring Sierra Nevada, New Belgium, Anchor, Lagunitas, and more!

Plus, enjoy an exclusive preview of the opening exhibitions Going Public: Florida Collectors Celebrate the Norton, Modern Spontaneity: Ralph Norton’s Watercolor Collection, and Nina Chanel Abney, the latest exhibition of RAW (Recognition of Art by Women).

Upgrade to the VIP ticket for access to the VIP terrace with full bar and heavy hors d’oeuvres! Click here to RSVP.

Norton Museum Of Art

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The Palm Beach Jewelry, Art and Antique Show is the largest show of its kinds in the United States. The show features International exhibitors displaying fine works from around the world, prestigious jewelry, exquisite works of art, and beautiful antiques through numerous exhibitors.

The show starts next week, Wednesday, February 9th with its Opening Night Preview Party. The Opening Night’s Exclusive Vernissage Preview is by Invitation Only from 5 pm to 7 pm and the Opening Night Preview is from 7 pm to 10 pm. Special tickets are required for Opening Night and cost $150 dollar per person. The ticket includes a complimentary show catalogue, hors d’oeuvres, and champagne.

General Admission tickets start Thursday, February 14th through Tuesday, February

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Over the past twenty years, ArtsFest has become one of the Treasure Coast’s most beloved and best-attended community events. ArtsFest has a reputation for having the best artists and artwork of any regional arts festival. The event provides significant financial support to the Arts Council of Martin County’s efforts to support the entire cultural sector.

ArtsFest showcases fine artists hailing from all around the country in the juried art show, and talented musicians with local and regional followings. We offer a beautiful tropical setting in scenic Memorial Park in Downtown Stuart. As a community-based arts organization, we seek to shine a spotlight on the many cultural assets in our community and bring fun, hands-on, free activities to the young

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On February 10th, 11th, and, 12th, the Donald M. Ephraim Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival will bring some of the finest examples of cinema from around the world to South Florida. The chosen films are diverse, some focus on Jewish issues, others spotlight Jewish achievement and valor, others document Jewish culture, arts, and history. All of the films, however, celebrate the Jewish experience and the diversity of the community.

Founded in 1990, the festival continues to grow and evolve as they expand their selection of narrative features, short films and documentaries to reflect the tastes and needs of their audience. Now year-round, they continue the process of engaging, entertaining and educating through film events for greater Palm Beach County.

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This Saturday and Sunday Hobe Sound will once again welcome the nation's top artists and skilled craft artisans during the 18th Annual Hobe Sound Festival of the Arts. The free, outdoor event features hundreds of gallery-style booths filled with every medium of fine art lining Dixie Highway from Bridge Road to Venus Street. Comprised of both a fully juried art fair and a vetted craft fair, the popular event hosts more than 250 artists and craft artisans on site each day from 10 am to 5 pm.

Residents and visitors are invited to stroll amidst life-size sculptures, spectacular paintings, one-of-a-kind jewels, photography, ceramics and more from the artists who are on site to discuss their inspirations and processes for each hand-made work.

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There’s a vibrant art scene in the Palm Beaches and it’s anchored by the growing number of galleries and cultural museums in the area. Here are a few such places that you might enjoy.

Arthouse 429

In the heart of West Palm Beach’s Art’s District in Northwood Village, Arthouse 429 is designed to house a wide variety of contemporary pieces, including painted works and freeform installations from artists such as Anon, Joel Cohen and Mary Coyle. Explore the outdoor sculpture garden, or enjoy the view from this gallery’s reception area on the second level outdoor terrace.

Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens

The Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, the former home to sculptor Ann Weaver Norton, displays more than 100 original works, including nine monumental

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