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The City of Palm Beach Gardens is hosting their third Annual Photo Contest which encourages residents of the city to go around and take photos to show off their ‘Signature City’.

The photo contest is open to all Palm Beach County residents and students. Those who participate might have their photos displayed in a special exhibit in City Hall this fall.

Contests can submit up to two photos for each of the four categories. Those categories include: iGardens (iPhone photos), Beauty Abounds (Nature and Landscape in the City), Work and Play, and Digital Manipulation (adding photoshop, filters, etc.).

All photos must be submitted by Monday, September 2nd. The entries can be submitted online by clicking here. The photos must be taken within Palm Beach Gardens

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On Sundays during the summer, Palm Beach Gardens hosts their Summer Green Markets indoors at the Store Self Storage and Wine Storage on Military Trail.

Come and stop by for fresh produces, seafood, cheese, spices, handmade crafts, pastries, flowers, prepared foods and more. There will also be live music by Victoria Leigh.

The next Green Market is this Sunday, August 11th from 9 am to 1 pm. The market is free to attend and visit the local vendors.

Palm Beach Gardens Green Market Schedule:
Sunday, August 11th: 9 am to 1 pm
Sunday, August 18th: 9 am to 1 pm
Sunday, August 25th: 9 am to 1 pm

The Palm Beach Green Market is located at 11010 N Military Trail.

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This Saturday, August 10th, The Gardens Mall is hosting their Gardens University event where local shops and retail stores offer free discounts for back to school shopping for college students.

Whether you are currently a college student or soon- to- be college students the mall is offering your four $10-dollar vouchers for you to spend at more than 30 stores in the mall.

The Back- To- School shopping event will also include prize wheels, games, raffles, popcorn, root beer floats, and tailgate-style fun throughout the mall and participating stores.

To receive your vouchers, students much register online and bring their ticket along with their college ID or Acceptance letter to the mall to receive your vouchers. Registration is open between 11 am to 7 pm

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This Friday night, Town Center Drive in Downtown Abaoca will transform into a row of delicious and popular Food Trucks for the monthly Food Truck Invasions. The Food Trucks Invasions occur on the second Friday of every month.

The event is rain or shine and starts at 5 pm and goes until 9:30 pm. Some of the county’s most popular Food Trucks attend and feature their specialty cuisines along with tacos, burgers, desserts, salads, seafood, and much more.

You are welcomed to bring your own chairs, blankets and tables to sit and enjoy the food. There will also be a DJ playing some of the latest hits in the Abacoa Amphitheater.

For more information, visit their website.

Downtown Abacoa is located at 1200 Town Center Drive in Jupiter.

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The City of West Palm Beach is hosting their weekly Clematis By Night this Thursday, August 8th as part of their Summer in Paradise events. The event starts at 6 pm on Clematis street near the waterfront this Thursday night.

Come and enjoy entertainment and music from two local bands. In addition to the live music and entertainment, there will also be great food from local restaurants and food trucks, and shopping.

The first band to play is 56 Ace, an energetic modern country rock band that has performed at the Coral Sky Amphitheater, festivals and casinos. The band’s playlist ranges from country to rock and pop. The second band to take the stage is The Goodnicks, a 3-part melodic pop rock ensemble that perform all genres of music from some of the latest

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Formally known as Whitehall, the Flagler Museum is one of the most famous homes and landmarks on the island of Palm Beach. The grand estate features 100,000 square feet and was built in 1902 by Henry Flagler as a wedding gift to his wife Mary.

Flagler was an American Industrialist and founder of Standard Oil and is known for developing Florida’s East Coast and responsible for making Palm Beach, America’s first resort destination. For the construction of the estate, Flagler commissioned John Carrere and Thomas Hastings to design and build the mansion. Carrere and Hastings were also the architects for the New York Public Library and the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City during the Gilded Age.

The front of the estate has a red barrel tile roof and giant

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The state of Florida is just one of 15 states to offer a Tax-Free Holiday on School supplies during the first few days of August. According to the Palm Beach County 2019 School Calendar the first day of school for students is Monday, August 12th and several retailers and online websites offer tax breaks on school supplies and clothing.

During the sales tax break period, Florida law states that there will be no sales tax or local option tax (also known as discretionary sales surtax) will be collected on certain purchases. These purchases include:

• Clothing, footwear, or certain accessories selling for $60 dollars or less per item.
• Certain school supplies selling for $15 dollars or less per item.
• Certain computer-related accessories or personal computers

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The Downtown at the Gardens and the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum present a Kids Crawl this Wednesday, July 31st.

Families are invited to join in on the fun filled Kids Crawl as part of the Downtown at the Gardens monthly events. The Kids Crawl occur on the last Wednesday of the month and include free carousel rides, arts and crafts, children’s activities, games, family events, retails promotions and much more.

Each month there is a different theme, and the month of July is a “Pirates of the East Coast” theme and includes treasure maps, pirate flag decorating, pirate story time and more.

The Kids Crawl is a free family friendly event that starts at 11 am this Wednesday, July 31st in the Centre Court of the Downtown at the Gardens.

For more

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Worth Avenue, the iconic Palm Beach street is known for its upscale shopping and premier dining and restaurants. The famous avenue stretches from the Atlantic Ocean to the Intracoastal waterways.

Palm trees line the avenue where dozens of high-end shops and restaurants are located. The buildings and architecture are a Spanish influence design, designed by Addison Mizner in the 1920’s. Located off the main avenue are Vias, Courtyards, and Esplanades that feature little shops, boutiques and cafes.

Many compare Worth Avenue in Palm Beach to New York’s Fifth Avenue or Beverly Hill’s Rodeo Drive and is considered one of the most beautiful shopping destinations in the country. Some of the well-known shops and restaurants that line the avenue are Chanel, Ta-Boo,

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This Friday, Downtown Abacoa is hosting their popular reoccurring Food Truck Friday on Town Center Drive.

Town Center Drive will be closed to traffic and the Food Trucks line up along the road for the ultimate outdoor picnic. The Food Trucks featured throughout the night specialize in their own cuisine and feature everything from tacos, desserts, burgers, hot dogs, sea food and much more.

Gather your friends and family and enjoy a night of fun and great food. There will also be a DJ there performing the latest hits at the Abacoa Amphitheater. Feel free to bring your own chairs, tables and blankets to enjoy the food and music. Free parking is available in several parking garages nearby. Food Trucks Friday’s is free to attend with drink and food purchases.

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