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Even though we are welcoming the Fall here in South Florida, it is still pretty warm most of the day! If you find yourself wondering what to do to entertain your kids, grandkids or nieces and nephews that will keep them having a blast without overheating, consider these 4 places that can keep you and the kids cool! 

Children’s Science Explorium

The Children’s Science Explorium is a part of Sugar Sands Park in Boca. It’s the ideal place for kids to come get a day jam packed with science and learning. The Explorium offers its guests incredible exhibits ranging from “rockets to molecules.”

Visit www.scienceexplorium.org for more information on programs, events and exhibits at the

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The Florida home of the Scripps Research Institute is located at 130 Scripps Way, Jupiter on the campus of South Florida's Florida Atlantic University Honors College. The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) is one of the world's largest, private, non-profit research organization It is a non-profit biomedical research and education facility.   The main institute is headquartered in San Diego, California.  The Scripps Institute in home to over 3,000 scientists, technicians, graduate students and administrative staff and other staff making it one of the largest non-profit biomedical research institutes in the world.

Scripps Florida focus on basic biomedical research and drug discovery. Researchers using the latest cutting-edge technologies, focus on

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A summary of July 2017 existing home sales in South Florida  indicates sales data showing that housing market activity this July fell from last month, but improved from last year. 

Sales of homes on the market slipped to their lowest level of the year in July 2017. As the conversant undercurrents of "lean supply and enthusiastic demand lingers. It continues to strain the housing market, although it reached 5.44 million,” according to Association of Realtors  The Association of Realtors also noted “that it was down 1.3% from a downwardly-revised June pace. While July’s pace was 2.1% higher than a year ago, it was the lowest since last August”. 

NAR Chief Economist, Lawrence Yun stated in July, that “homes are selling fast, strong demand meant

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The month of September is all about flavor, taste and an homage to all things culinary and it is known as Boca Restaurant Month. All of the best restaurants from across Boca Raton will be bringing their best dishes and gastronomic glories forward for a month of amazing eats. This year, the theme for Boca Restaurant Month is “Boca Loves New York.” 

With all things New York in mind, over 20 of the most acclaimed restaurants in Boca will be offering lunch and dinner specials showcasing three course meals and signature cocktails. For those of us local to Palm Beach County or not, you will want to make it out to Boca Restaurant Month! It is a fun and friendly way to explore the city of Boca Raton. All of the featured restaurants for the month are very

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  Palm Beach County and Loggerhead Marinelife Center have collaborated to ban balloons from 11 local beachfront parks in an effort to help keep sea turtles safe. Afterall, this area is a haven for sea turtles to nest, particularly for the endangered Loggerhead. As we are in the middle of nesting season, the ban is just in time. Loggerhead Marinelife Center teams have cleaned more than 1,000 balloons off of Juno Beach alone. Balloons are dangerous to sea turtles because they can be mistaken for a jellyfish- the Loggerhead's favorite snack. The balloon strings can also entangle the turtles.      Loggerhead Marinelife Center has teamed up with precincts spanning across 130 miles of the south Florida coastline to ban balloons. Eleven…
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There are a number of family fun parks in Palm Beach County. Some of the family-friendly activities are envisioned to get everyone active and moving, from the youngest to the oldest in the family.  Health and Wellness partners, along with Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation, present these events to give the community a chance to get vital information about health and wellness, together with free health screenings. Many free resources for residents are available from various partners around the community.

American Homes Park, 9779 Liberty Road, sits lakeside in Boca Raton and is a very enjoyable community park for families. American Homes Park comprises of picnic benches, exercise stations, as well as a playground with areas for younger and

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The arts and culture scene in Palm Beach County is as sophisticated as any one might find in a large metropolitan area. This area offers museums, theater, opera and other performing arts. Families with children will find local a science museum and planetarium, zoo, sporting events, parks and playgrounds and more providing tons of family fun. Grown-ups have their own playground to enjoy with numerous golf courses, tennis, boating and spectacular natural beauty to discover.

The Cultural Council of the Palm Beaches is a body art advocacy suggesting things to do in any of the 39 cities and towns like Palm Beach and Jupiter. In Addition to the 47 miles of beaches in Palm Beach County, appreciate the cultural scene hitting high notes at the Kravis

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President Donald J. Trump proclaimed June 2017 as National Homeownership Month. The President stated, During National Homeownership Month, “We recognize the many benefits of homeownership to our families, our communities, and our Nation.  For generations of Americans, owning a home has been an essential element in achieving the American Dream.  Homeownership is often the foundation of security and prosperity for families and communities and an enduring symbol of American freedom.  This month, we recommit to ensuring that hard-working Americans enjoy a fair chance at becoming homeowners.”

It is a time to encourage the American Dream of owning a home.  Homeownership is an unsurpassed investment an individual can make to build their personal wealth.

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A jumbled, jam-packed closet will stress you out every time you get dressed.  It’s important to constantly manage your closet so that you only keep the things you love.  Instead of having a ton of things you don’t like or won’t wear.  Having less in your closet means having more, because when you only have good-quality pieces that you know how to put together you will always have something to wear. Decluttering can be daunting.

If you are trying to sell your house, an organized closet, not one overstuffed with junk, is important. If you have a home in Jupiter may be time to bring out caftans and beach cover-ups and store the wintry weather clothing days.  Although if you live in Palm Beach County you know we only get a handful of sweater days

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Have you ever been up close and personal with a long legged pink bird?  If not, the opportunity exists at the Palm Beach Zoo.  The impressive Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society,1301 Summit Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33405 has made the opportunity to feed flamingos a reality!

Each afternoon the 'Flamingo Experience' at the Palm Beach Zoo offers clientele an intimate encounter for just $35 a person.  A maximum of eight guests are escorted into a sequestered feeding area where the Chilean Flamingos come out to meet their fans. Touching the elegant birds is not encouraged, but the flamingos can touch you with their nares. Obviously, they don't have hands so they check out the everything with their mouths.

The flamingo snack/meal is on the menu

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