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Designated as the Sailfish Capital of the World, Stuart can found just north of Tequesta, in Martin County. With plenty of opportunities to boat and fish, Stuart is bordered by the shimmering Atlantic Ocean, St. Lucie River, and the Intracoastal Waterway. A cultural paradise, Stuart's Historic Downtown District is home to authentic Florida architecture, galleries, a museum, and a variety of boutiques and outdoor cafes.

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Come support our local children and teens practicing the art of filmmaking. The first event of its kind in Martin County, the Youth Driven Cinema Film Festival will feature short films created by local kids about Florida's endangered ecosystems. 

Over the past few months, the Environmental Studies Center and Council announced the creation of the film contest and festival, asking Martin County kids grades K-12 to make a video with the theme "Spread the Word, Florida's Ecosystems Need Our Help." Student filmmakers gathered in teams of four to find ways to portray environmental issues as well as ways to fix these problems. 

Their movies will be presented at the Youth Driven Cinema Film Festival on Saturday, April 13th at the Lyric Theatre in

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The Hobe Sound Nature Center, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization, dedicated to promoting an environmental mindfulness in the public. The center was founded in 1973 by and continues to receive major support from the Jupiter Island Garden Club. They conduct environmental education and awareness programs about the Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge. It is the largest contiguous segment of natural beaches in Southeast Florida.

The Tequesta, Ais, and Jaega native tribes were hunter-gatherers of Jupiter Island and the surrounding area during the 18th century when the Europeans arrived. Hobe Sound’s name derived from the Jaega, or the “Jobe” native people. The diverse array of plants on the Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge were used by early

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Enjoy fresh, local seafood just steps from the ocean. In Palm Beach, there is only one true outdoor restaurant at the ocean’s edge. Atlantic Bar and Grill, located in the Four Seasons Resort, 2800 South Ocean Boulevard, Palm Beach serves lunch and dinner daily.

The Executive Chef, Tory Martindale, feels food should be fun and whimsical.  He is quoted as saying, “I love to create dishes by mixing different cultural pinpoints of flavor and style. A chef’s mind is a giant library of flavors, combinations, techniques and plating concepts. Whenever I build a dish, it’s like flipping through a massive directory and finding the nuances that may connect one item to another and then synergizing it all into what you are creating at the moment.”

Choose

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Whether you're into bikes or just looking for something to do, the Treasure Coast Harley-Davidson in Stuart hosts fun get-togethers every week for the community.

Some common events include chili cook-offs, throwback nights, neighborhood block parties and the weekly Sunday Funday which includes $1 hamburgers, hotdogs and pretzels, and free beer.

Because of the holiday there's no Sunday Funday this week, but instead there's a Caribbean Party on Saturday!

Enjoy live music from Reel Ting Steel Drum Band from noon-4 p.m. with yummy jerk chicken and free rum drinks! Plus cool bikes and cars usually show up at the events and you'll see everything from wacky paint jobs to classic antiques. The inside of the shop is pirate ship themed and there's

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Palm Beach County's most unique breweries have teamed up with the Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society, 1301 Summit Boulevard, West Palm Beach, in an effort to bring awareness to endangered animals. Sample South Florida's amazing beer from at least 25 local breweries.  On April 07, 2018, Brew at the Zoo 2018, between 5:30PM - 9:00PM, you will have the opportunity to tour the zoo and taste the beers these local area craftsmen have created.

Endangered species are those considered to be at risk of extinction, denotating that there are so few left of their kind that they could disappear from the planet altogether. The Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society understands endangered species are threatened by factors such as habitat loss, hunting,

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The Mr. StudFinder Charity Auction is a benefit for Martin County's Habitat for Humanity Women Build program. 

Businessmen from all over the area auction their company's services to raise money for Women Build, females who build homes for those in need. Some things up for bid include a ride in the Goodyear blimp, a sunset cruise, free kite boarding lessons for two, be a Sheriff or Fire Fighter for the day, and a dinner for six in your home prepared by a private chef.

The auction will be held on March 23rd at the brand new Hutchinson Shores Resort on Hutchinson Island in Jensen Beach. The VIP party starts at 5 p.m. and takes place beachside on the pool deck with hors d'ouevres, drinks, and a meet and greet with the "studs." VIP tickets are $125

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Check out the Treasure Coast Bird Expo coming to town this Sunday in Stuart.

There will be 30+ vendors, a petting zoo, education sessions, a silent auction, raffle and more. See all kinds of birds from all over the world, plus other unique animals like wallabies, tortoises, foxes and pythons- which are all at the petting zoo so you can interact with them! There will also be cages and supplies for sale and birds who need to be adopted. 

Kids especially will love this event and it's free for those ages 10 and under. Parking is free and admission is $5. 

The expo will run from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Martin County Fairgrounds. 

2616 S. Dixie Hwy., Stuart, FL 34996.

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TrawlerFest 2018 is more than a boat show passing through Stuart this weekend ending Sunday, March 11, 2018. It features a collection of “new and pre-owned cruising powerboats, the latest in marine gear and services, and first-class education & demonstrations”.

What’s a trawler you ask?  Recreational trawlers are pleasure boats which can endure long sea adventures.  It’s a boat with a noble cruising history - seaworthy, extremely safe and comfortable. They are also referred to as trawler yachts or cruisers. 

TrawlerFest 2018 is an experience you simply won't want to miss!  The trawling festival offers vendors and educators the opportunity to join the trawling community.  The atmosphere is relaxed and comfortable. Learn handy maintenance tips

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Stuart, Florida was just named one of the best places to retire by SmartAsset, a finance and technology company based out of New York. 

SmartAsset factored things like recreation, health care, tax rates, and percentage of other seniors when ranking cities across the country to retire in. Stuart was ranked in the top 10 in Florida at #5 and was only one of two cities on the state's east coast to make the list (the other was Vero Beach). Stuart also ranked in the top 15 communities nationally. 

The city of Stuart has a low tax rate, a lot of recreational activities, and seniors make up 28% of the population. Stuart is a great place for fishing (the Sailfish capital of the world), is surrounded by water, has beautiful real estate, a lively

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The fair is back in Martin County now through February 17th!

The Martin County Fair is actually a 501c3 non-profit organization whose goal is to entertain and promote community traditions, talents, diversity, vision, and agricultural heritage.

It is the largest event in the county attracting more than 70,000 people. The fair has been held for the past 55 years and the money raised goes to improve local facilities, scholarships to students, and programs for Martin County youth.

Entering the fair you'll see many farm animals and livestock and learn about them. Hundreds of vendors display their art, food, and much more. The Fire Department gives demonstrations, you'll pass by magic shows, pageants, dances, pig racing, and live music. If there's

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