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Amongst all of the celebrations going on in South Florida for St. Patrick’s Day this year, one of the best is the Delray Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade. 

Marking its 49th year, the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade of Delray Beach is a spectacle you won’t want to miss. Led majestically by 70 World War II veterans and the South East Florida Honor Flight, the parade takes the streets by storm. The vets while be escorted by uniformed Firefighters and Police Officers from all over the United States, and beyond. Local singing artist Sarah Crane, from the HOW foundation, will sign our national anthem, as the veterans and first responders stop in front of Northern Trust bank. An incredible display of uniformed soldiers carrying flags and followed by bagpipes,

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Palm Beach County has lots of beautiful natural areas and preserves from Lake Okeechobee to the Atlantic Ocean. The Department of Environmental Resources Management (E.R.M.) manages” a range of environmental programs designed to protect, preserve, and enhance Palm Beach County’s natural resources, both on land and water. Fresh drinking water, unpolluted waterways, a large tree canopy, and controlling mosquito populations provide a welcoming outdoor tropical experience to snorkel and dive, visit sandy beaches, fresh or saltwater fish, kayak waterways, hike in the woods all while viewing wildlife in their natural habitat.”

To bring awareness to the community, the E.R.M. will host the annual family fun event known as the Natural Areas Festival.  Palm

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Courtesy of Festival of the Arts BOCA

The Festival of the Arts BOCA is an astonishing, multi-day cultural arts event bringing exhilaration and innovative experiences to Boca Raton. The festival begins March 2, 2017 and concludes March 12, 2017. The Festival of Arts Boca has won numerous awards including:  the “Muse Award” from The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, “Best Festival” by Boca Magazine and “Best Cultural Festival of 2014” from Palm Beach Illustrated. The Eleventh Anniversary season will continue to feature the finest in classical music, jazz, dance, film and authors. Spectators will enjoy some of the most sought after jazz and classical performers as well as well recognized authors.  Boca Raton, and the Palm Beaches, are Florida's

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Beginning this weekend and continuing through mid April at Old School Square in Delray Beach is the Fiber Art Show. The art exhibition is comprised of the works of 15 different artists from all over the country. 

All of the pieces you will see at the Fiber Art Show in Delray Beach are in a fiber medium; whether it is fabric, textiles, and yarn, silk and other fibers. The goals of these works are to display the “connective fibers that bring all manner of people, objects and ideas together in a giant, cultural tapestry.” The artists on display here are all in unison with a theme of identifying as “fabricated.” 

The Fabricated Art Show will be on display through April 23. Admission is free however a donation of $5 is greatly appreciated and suggested.

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Florida conjures up images of luxurious palatial homes, palm trees swaying in warm breezes, sparkling swimming pools, expansive stretches of sandy beaches, and seas of boats moored in harbors. It’s where luxury living has been elevated to its limits.  Thinking of moving to South Florida in 2017, consider the hot forecast for real estate in 2017.

Expect a hot year for home sales in 2017, per recent forecasts from the National Association of Realtors, the Mortgage Bankers’ Association, Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae and more.

NAR is predicting “existing-home sales to reach 6 million in 2017, higher than its 5.8 million forecast for this year. But other entities are even more bullish. MBA is predicting home sales to eclipse 6.5 million next year,

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Valentine's Day is a time of velvet hearts, chocolate sweets, romantic dinners, and love. It's not clear who the original Valentine was — there were several — but a saint's day with that name was established on the Roman Catholic liturgical calendar as early 1,500 years ago. There are indications that Valentine's Day may have originally been adopted in part to replace of the ancient pagan fertility festival of Lupercalia, which fell on February 13 to 15. By the time of Chaucer in the Middle Ages, the Valentine's Day had become associated with romantic love.

Many couples dream to go to Paris on their honeymoon or on Valentine's Day because the city is so well-known for its romantic walks along the Seine River, sidewalk cafe dining and the sparkling

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Hitting the John Prince Park in Lake Worth from February 10th-12th is the famous South Florida Garlic Fest! This year marks the 18th year of the Garlic Festival, a celebrated event by locals and tourists alike. The festival offers award winning gourmet cuisine from all over of the globe, amazing live entertainment, craft beer and cocktails, a children’s area and over 200 art and craft vendors. If you are coming to the 18th Annual Garlic Fest this year you will be in for some tasty surprises. Over 80 garlic infused recipes will be on the menu for you and your guests to taste. Many of the recipes have earned international recognition and awards.

“The South Florida Garlic Fest was founded by a group of local folks looking to establish a fund-raising

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Delray Beach Fashion Week is coming up from January 25th to the 29th. This week is special to south Florida because the people of south Florida and Delray Beach are very much into their fashion and couture. The five days of fashion week are full of style, fashion and elegance all encompassed with parties, socializing and beautiful scenery. 

Local designers submit their best pieces for the runway shows and the local artists display their works of art as well. The week of Delray Fashion Week is filled with art, culture and style. “The local designers and diverse fashions will take center stage at the fashion runway events, designer showcase, fashion luncheon, Stiletto Race, and for the first time a Fashion Week Boutique Pop Up Shopping Event.”

Many of

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This weekend in sunny Delray Beach, Florida is the 28th Annual Downtown Delray Beach Festival of the Arts. This art show has been among the top ranking art festivals in the nation. 

The Downtown Delray Beach Festival of the Arts offers its spectators an incredible variety of art. You will see stunning paintings in oil, acrylic, watercolor and mixed media. Sculptures of wood, clay, glass and more will amaze you. Artisan jewelry, textiles, photography and other home décor are also a major part of the display. Not only is the art mesmerizing but also the backdrop of where you will be shopping is even more incredible. The art festival winds its way throughout the streets of Delray Beach and guests will have an endless view of sandy beaches and blue ocean

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Wednesday, December 7th, the highly acclaimed jazz show, American Big Band is coming to the Crest Theatre at Old School Square in Delray Beach. The beloved band will be playing their holiday rendition of Home for the Holidays. 

American Big Band is an 11-piece ensemble along with 6 singers and dancers that will surely blow your mind. Their performance is filled with heart, soul and holiday spirit. The energy and majesty of American Big Band’s performance is only made better by amazing Christmas inspired décor. You won’t want to miss this!

American Big Band will be performing at the Crest Theatre at Old School Square on Wednesday, December 7th, at 2pm and 8pm. Ticket prices begin at $32. For more information, please visit: www.oldschoolsquare.com 

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