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Peanut Island is not only great for swimming, snorkeling and fishing, but you can camp on this beautiful eighty-acre park too.

Peanut Island is located in the Intracoastal Waterway near the Lake Worth Inlet, close to Phil Foster Park, the city of Riviera Beach and the Port of Palm Beach. If you do not have your own transportation to the Island, don’t fret, the Peanut Island Shuttle Boat can get you there. The shuttle runs 7 days a week every 20 minutes from 10:00am – 5:00pm.

The Island offers seventeen campsites that include a tent pad, grill and picnic table. There are restrooms and hot indoor showers, as well as a large fire ring. For a single campsite, it is $31.64 per night and for an extended campsite, it is $63.28 per night. Reservations

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Are you looking for something to entertain the kids that’s fun and inexpensive? Visit the Busch Wildlife Sanctuary on Saturdays in September.

The Busch Wildlife Sanctuary is a non-profit organization committed to protecting Florida’s wildlife. The sanctuary provides free complete medical and rehabilitative care to just about 5,000 injured wild animals each year. They run solely on contributions, fundraising and private grants. They do not charge an admission fee, but accept donations. Your donations help the sanctuary in providing food, shelter and medicine for the animals.

Busch Wildlife also offers environmental education opportunities with regularly scheduled programs about nature, wildlife and the environment. Daily public programs include

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Sometimes, you just feel like eating out, but you may have picky eaters on your hands. Luckily, Martin County offers a variety of restaurants that offer kids eat fee promotions for every taste! Some even offer kid-friendly entertainment, such as face painting, balloons, game rooms and even magic shows!

Sundays

Maya’s Grill - kids 12 and under eat free all day with each paying adult. Located at 3099 SW Martin Downs Blvd in Palm City,

Mondays

Sonny’s BBQ - kids 10 and under eat free from 11am – 9pm with each paying adult. Located at 1961 US Hwy 1 in Stuart.

Tuesdays offers a variety of restaurants to choose from, such as

DeLiteful Kitchen – kids eat free from 8am – 5pm with each paying adult. Located at 2401 SE Ocean Blvd in Stuart.

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The Indian River is a fantastic area if you are looking to fish inshore. The Indian River Lagoon incorporates the trifecta of inshore saltwater fishing areas: The Mosquito Lagoon, the Banana River and the Indian River. These are shallow water estuaries that offer anglers a chance to catch species of fish, such as, Snook, Trout, Redfish, Tripletail and more!

If you are ready for the fishing adventure of a lifetime, contact Funk Charters in Jensen Beach. Captain Austin Funk was born and raised in Jensen Beach and knows the waters like the back of his hand. He is licensed and insured and can accommodate up to 4 anglers. All necessary bait and tackle are supplied, but feel free to bring anything that you would like to use.

Rates:

Half Day Trip

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Don't miss out on the Marine and Tropical Art Festival and Craft Show this weekend, September 14-15, 2019 at the South Florida Fairgrounds.

The Marine and Tropical Art Festival and Craft Show is also held in conjunction with the Palm Beach Marine Flea Market and BBQ Festival, as well as the Florida Fall Boat Show. So for one low price, you can go to all three events at the same location and time!

Artists will display items, such as photography, acrylic and oil paintings, serigraphy, watercolor, jewelry, clothing, pottery, woodcarving, quilting, metalwork, leatherworkers and furniture. 

Where: South Florida Fairgrounds, 9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach

When: Saturday, 9/14 from 9am-6pm; Sunday, 9/15 from 9am-5pm

Cost: $10 for Adults;

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Come out and enjoy Jammin’ Jensen', every Thursday evening from 6-9pm in Downtown Jensen Beach.

This is a great family-friendly event that features local artists who come and display their works of art.  The street is lined on both sides with clothing, jewelry, soaps, candles, art and much more! The local shops are also open for business. Along with shopping, enjoy live music from local artists and great food at restaurants on the strip, such as CrawDaddy’s and Mulligans.

So come enjoy the fun, food and entertainment in Downtown Jensen Beach!

1960 NE Jensen Beach Blvd., Jensen Beach

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Are you looking for something different to do on date night or with the family?  Well look no further! Enjoy an evening tour of the Jupiter Lighthouse with breathtaking views of the full moon from the top.

The Jupiter Lighthouse is run by the Loxahatchee River Historical Society, Inc., which is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. The Society is responsible for the restoration and maintenance of the remarkable 1860 Lighthouse.

Join the Loxahatchee River Historical Society for a tour on Saturday, September 13th from 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm. The tour will last approximately 75 minutes, weather permitting. The cost is $25.00 per person and tickets are required, so go online and get yours today! Children must be accompanied by an adult and be at least 48”

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Bring the kids and have some fun at The Children’s Museum of the Treasure Coast Autumn Adventure.

The Children’s Museum of the Treasure Coast opened in August of 2008 and has welcomed well over 400,000 visitors. The museum is an awesome place for children to explore and learn through hands -on, interactive activities, such as grocery shopping at the town market, visiting the town wellness center and vet clinic and so much more!

On Saturday, September 14th from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, come and enjoy exploring the museum, making crafts, food trucks and even a petting zoo! Admission is just $5 per person, with members and infants being free. Food provided by Kona Ice of East Martin County, Sweet Daddy’s BBQ Food Truck and Blissful.Baking.Bycrissy

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Since the late 1990s, the Stuart Green Market has brought together local vendors to Memorial Park in downtown Stuart.

Every Sunday from 9am-1pm stop by for fresh produce, freshly baked breads and pastries, spices, honey, handmade jewelry and crafts, handcrafted soaps and lotions, as well as salt scrubs. You can also enjoy freshly prepared foods and live music from some of the best artists in town.

After walking through the market, relax and enjoy the free Rockin Riverwalk Concert, held every Sunday from 1pm-4pm. Come and check out a different band every week.

The Stuart Green Market is located at 121 SW Flagler Avenue in Stuart

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