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This Saturday Ocean Cay Park in Jupiter is hosting the 10th Annual Palm Beach Surf and Beach Festival. Proceeds from the event will go to support the Surfers for Autism foundation which is a great charitable organization based out of South Florida.

This will be a fun family-friendly thing to do over the weekend whether you are a surfer yourself or you just want to watch some professional out on the waves, either way you are sure to enjoy yourself.

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When: Saturday at 9 AM – 4 PM

Where: Ocean Cay Park - 2188 Marcinski Road, Jupiter, Florida 33477

Surfers For Autism

Founded in 2008 by a handful of South Florida surfers who realized the impact of surfing’s healing magic on children diagnosed on the autism

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A Kentucky Derby party hosted by the Equine Adoption and Rescue Foundation and Caring Children Clothing Children will be held on Saturday, May 4 from 4:30 to 7:30 pm. This is the second year for the fundraiser, which promises participants a ton of fun.

Early bird tickets are $50 until April 30, and $60 thereafter.

The event will be held at ERAF’s Community Center at 6450 SW Martin Highway in Palm City. Activities will be held outside on the lawn and in the community building. There will also be opportunities to meet the horses and tour the barn.

During the pre-derby festivities, guests will enjoy hors d’oeuvres, mint juleps and other beverages while listening to musicians Chuck Callaway and Steve Satch, also known as Two Dad DooDad.

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The Wild and Scenic Film Festival is one of the nation’s premiere environmental and adventure film festivals, it is being hosted this Saturday, April 13th, at the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum.

The event features challenges facing our planet but the work communities are doing to protect the environment and the places we love. They capture the magnetic draw of nature, epic adventures and the emotional kaleidoscope of the human spirit.

Films will be shown outdoors on the “big screen.” Attendees should bring beach or lawn chairs and outdoor wear. Wine & beer, assorted beverages and tasty snacks and food will be available for purchase. Outside food & drinks and pets not permitted.

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Friday, April 12th:

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The Surfer’s for Autism Festival is a new charity event for special needs kids in Palm Beach County. Surfing is potentially a great activity for kids with Autism. It’s peaceful, athletic, and has a built in community of people that can help kids with Autism socialize. Obviously, though, there is a bit of a learning curve, and that is where events like this come in. It’s a good for step for those learning how to surf as well as an ideal way for more established surfers, kids with Autism, and parents of kids to meet.

If you are an adult with autism or a parent/guardian of a child with autism who would like to take part in the surfing instruction, please click here.

When: Sat, April 6, from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Where: Jensen Beach aka Sea Turtle

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The first ever “Roots & Ruts Off Road 5K” will take place this Saturday, March 30th. This unique, off-road race meanders through the North Jupiter Flatwoods Natural Area where you will find beautiful native habitats, including mesic flatwoods, wet flatwoods, depression marsh, and dome swamp ecosystems.

This race supports the Els for Autism Foundation™. Your participation will help us continue to secure funding for the Sports, Medical and Research, and Adult Services Facilities at The Els Center of Excellence™.        

Where: The Els Center of Excellence - 18370 Limestone Creek Road, Jupiter, Florida 33455.

Details

Strollers and pets are not allowed in the race. The race will start promptly at 8:00 am and AccuChipUSA will provide net timing

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The City of Stuart, the Humane Society of the Treasure Coast and Students4H20 are joining forces this coming Saturday, March 23rd, to combine two of their signature events — WaterFest and Mutt March — into one free event from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Memorial Park.

Mutt March is a 5K run for both people and their furry friends to kick off the event. Afterward, guests can parade their pets around the park, compete in a pet costume contest, shop at the flea-'less' market with local vendors and their wares, have their pets participate in a lure course and derby races and get a pet pic in the humane society photo booth.

WaterFest and Students4H20 will focus on promoting awareness of water conservation and environmental stewardship. Various exhibitors and

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This Saturday, March 23rd, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center will host its 16th Annual TurtleFest from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. This is a great event for Palm Beach residents of all ages, especially those interested in local wildlife and marine ecosystems.

Over 10,000 guests will join together at TurtleFest 2019 at the free-admission event which focuses on promoting conservation and endangered sea turtles. Guests will enjoy music, art, shopping, educational presentations, games, and other activities. Returning this year is the World Ocean pavilion, which features educational and fun activities focused on water conservation.

Entertainment

Talented musicians “Spred The Dub,” “Making Faces” and more TBA, along with performances by local school groups

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The Breakers in Palm Beach is hosting their Second Annual St. Patrick’s Day Party this Sunday, March 17th.

The event is co-chaired by Dr. Stacie J. Stephenson and Mr. Richard J Stephenson along with Cancer Treatment Centers of America® and is dedicated to helping Gateway fund clinical trials and lifesaving research around the world for cancers of all types.

Guests will enjoy a traditional festive dinner, dancing to Sultans of Swing, surprise shenanigans, and a special performance by Las Vegas' famous Bella Strings

Ninety-nine cents of every dollar raised by Gateway for Cancer Research goes directly to clinical trials. Since 1991, Gateway has raised more than $85 million for cancer research and funded more than 160 studies worldwide.

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The Single Fin Showdown is an annual surf and skim festival held in Stuart. Last year, the Showdown attracted 150 competitors and 1,500 festival spectators. “Single Fin” means that contestants in the event ride 60's and 70's Single Fin Shortboards (provided) for the shortboard divisions and any board 9' and up for the Longboard divisions. 

The Single Fin Showdown is the perfect for families and those interested in watersports like surfing and skimming. The event is meant to bring the surfing community together, and what started in 2009 with a small group of surfers riding vintage single fin surfboards for bragging rights, has evolved into one of the largest one-day, amateur surf and skim festivals in Florida.

All proceeds from this year’s event

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Dreher South Park is hosting this year’s Palm Beach Walk to Defeat ALS this Saturday at 8:30 AM. This is a short walk for a great cause. Fundraising through the Walk drives bold and urgent innovation as you and other South Florida residents march together toward a treatment and ultimately a cure for ALS.

Participating in the Walk to Defeat ALS has a direct impact on people living with ALS and their families at the local level. Through education, support groups, access to care and advocacy, the ALS Association is working to defeat ALS and provide hope to people living with ALS and their families.

When: Saturday, March 16th, Walk Check-in: 8:30 AM | Walk Start: 10:00 AM

Where: Dreher South Park - 1301 Summit Blvd West Palm Beach, FL 33405

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