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Join Gumbo Limbo Nature Center for a marine feeding and Sea Turtle Talk this Friday!

Gumbo Limbo's  outdoor marine aquarium is filled with tons of fish, sharks, sting rays, and other aquatic life. Watch these fish get fed and see their behaviors.

An educational lecture will be presented while the feeding is going on. Learn about connections between mangroves and reef fish species, fish in their habitats, and more. This fascinating presentation will take place at 12:30 p.m.

Explore the center and stick around for the turtle talk at 2 p.m. and discover the sea turtle rehabilitation program at Gumbo Limbo. More than 100 turtles were taken care of last year, and you can meet the current patients and hear their stories.

These programs are free

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Sometimes it's a little hard to get into the Christmas spirit in Florida when you're walking around in flip flops. Well, get ready for Christmas nostalgia because Delray Beach has a Christmas Miracle! 

"Miracle" pop-up bar is going to put you in the holiday spirit real quick. The pop-up Christmas bar has over 50 locations across the country but only one in Florida and it's right here in Palm Beach County. Miracle has taken over the Death or Glory drinking den in Delray for the winter holiday. 

The bar has been transformed into your Christmas livingroom from childhood- with a few extras of course. It's a party place decorated for the season with Christmas trees, tinsel, shiny garlands, plastic Santas and reindeer, lots of lights, and of course-

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A timeless tradition filled with the spirit of the holiday is the famous Nutcracker Ballet. Coming to Boca Raton this weekend is Tchaikovsky’s classic ballet performed in a way that resumes to mesmerize audiences. 

The Nutcracker is a classic holiday story about the Nutcracker Prince, a mischievous Mouse King and a beautiful Sugarplum Fairy. This year two dancers from the American Ballet Theatre perform the main characters. Watch the magic unfold in the form of dance and incredible orchestra music. The Boca Ballet’s rendition of the Nutcracker is sure to impress its guests. 

The Boca Raton Ballet’s Nutcracker performance schedule for the 2017 season is as follows:

November 24, 2017 at 7:30pm
November 25, 2017 at 2:00pm & 7:30pm 
November 26, 2017

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Veteran’s Day is upon us and it is a day to celebrate all of those who have fought for our country. “The Veterans Day National Committee recognizes select Veterans Day observances throughout the country that represent fitting tributes to America’s heroes serve as models for other communities to follow in planning their own observances.”

There are celebrations and events from a household level to a large public level that take place across the nation. For local Palm Beach County residents, the City of Boca Raton and the Florida Wind Symphony are hosting a concert sure to be a special experience. 

The day will begin on Veteran’s Day, November 11th with a ceremony dedicated to our veterans at 9am at the Boca Raton Cemetery. The Florida Wind Symphony

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Image courtesy of Boca Children's Science Explorium Twitter

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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