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Rapids Water Park is a popular summer attraction in Palm Beach County. The water park is the largest water park in all of South Florida with more than 30 acres of space. The park features 42 slides and attractions including a wave pool, lazy river, a kid’s zone, surfing, body boarding, and giant water slides.

The water park and slides range in all levels of intensity, some of the slides can hold up to 6 people at a time. This year marks the water park’s 40th Anniversary and opened for the summer season in March. Rapids can also accommodate and host special events, school trips, parties, and have cabana rentals to rent throughout the day.

The water park is divided into three sections: Thrills Rides, Family Rides and a Kid’s Zone. The Thrill Ride section

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The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium mixes science with miniature golfing in their 18-hole Conservation Course. The 18-hole course has been on the Travel Channel’s list of the “13 of the Best Mini Golf Courses Across the Country”. The Conversation Course is just one of two mini golf courses in Florida to make the list, the other course is Walt Disney World’s Winter Summerland.

The mission of the Science Center is to “open every mind to science” and the Conservation Course does that by educating the guests about Florida’s natural habitats, especially the Everglades. Each golf course hole is named for the animals and plants indigenous to South Florida.

All ages are welcomed to attend and enjoy the mini golf course. The course is open 7 days a

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A new wake park is coming to West Palm Beach this summer and is going to be one of South Florida’s premier cable and water park complexes. Shark Wake park is planning on opening in Okeeheelee Park on Saturday, June 15th.

Shark Wake Park was established in 2016 by Greg Norman Jr., the son of the world Golf Hall of Fame Member Greg Norman. Shark Wake Park builds and operates one of the world’s best cable wake parks and water parks for everyone. The West Palm Beach location will be the second Shark Wake Park location, the other location is in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Both Wake Parks feature 5 tower full size cable systems and one of the largest floating Aqua Parks on the east coast and the giant Shark Shacks.

The park will be open to the

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center is hosting another Sea Turtle Sleepover this June. The sea turtle research and rehabilitation center added the new event to their calendar this year and due to the popularity of the event have added more dates throughout the year.

The Sea Turtle Sleepover is an exclusive event held at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach. The event is aimed for children ages 8 through 12 years old. The sleepover is a nighttime program that will feature a tour of the Sea Turtle Hospital, include children’s activities, scavenger hunts, and chances to meet the sea turtle patients. The night will also include an ocean themed movie with pizza, snacks and drinks.

The sleepover begins at 7 pm on Friday, June 14th and the children

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Join the group from Blue Friends and Lynne Wells on the third Saturday of the month for the monthly Beach Clean Up. This Saturday, June 8th is the next clean up on Juno Beach.

The cleanup starts at 8:30 am and the cleanup last approximately an hour. Following will be a light breakfast provided and sponsored by Whole Foods Market in Palm Beach Gardens and Another Broken Egg Café in Jupiter. Complimentary coffee will be provided by Oceana Coffee.

You are asked to bring gloves, a bucket, closed toed shoes to help clean up the beach and help keep our beaches clean for the sea turtles and other Marinelife.

To participate in the Beach Clean Up, please RSVP to Lynne at bluefriends@marinelife.org. For more information about the event, click here.

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The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is hosting two Lighthouse Sunset Tours this month of June.

During the tour, visitors climb the 105 steps to the top of the Lighthouse tower and see the spectacular views of Jupiter and the ocean. Visitors will even get a change to watch and see how the Jupiter Light turns on to light up the sky and get a tour of the Watch room to see how everything works.

The tours are approximately 75 minutes long and cost $20 dollars to attend and $15 dollars for Lighthouse Members. The tours start at 7:30 pm and are weather permitting, so be sure to check back and visit their website for updates. Tickets are required and can be purchased online. Are all welcomed to attend, and children must be 48 inches tall and accompanied by

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The Palm Beach Zoo is hosting their Safari Nights: First Fridays this Friday night, June 7th.

Come and enjoy the extended hours of the Palm Beach Zoo during their Summer Safari Nights. On the first Friday of every month during the summer, the popular zoo stays open late for you to explore the zoo, splash around in the interactive play fountain, explore the new Nature Play Pavilion, and much more.

During the summer, the First Friday Nights are themed and the first theme for this month is Superheroes. Where you can come and dress up as your favorite Superheroes for your chance to win one or several prizes.

Zoo Members receive free admission to Safari Nights. For non-member the price is $19.95 for adults and $13.95 for children ages 3 to 12 years old.

If

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The Summer Concert Series is back at the Downtown at the Gardens this summer. The free outdoor concert series is kicking off on Friday, June 7th.

The musical lineup features a mix of great local and regional tribute bands that will be playing in the Downtown Park every Friday throughout the summer.

The concerts start at 7 pm and go until 10 pm. The concert series starts this Friday and the first band to play is Vertigo- Original Sin, a popular U2 and INXS Tribute band that will be playing all their hits.

In addition to the great music, the Downtown at the Gardens features a unique lineup of boutiques, shops and great restaurants for you to try. For more information about the Concert Series, click here to visit their Facebook page.

The Downtown at the

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Palm Beach County is home to several championship golf courses and is home to some of the most notable LPGA and PGA Tour golf professionals in the country. Every winter the PGA Tour tournament, The Honda Classic is played at the PGA National Resort and Spa. Palm Beach County is home to many golf courses and programs aimed for families and children who want to learn and play golf together.

Families can buy a Junior Golf Card for $50 dollars or a Junior Golf Card Plus for $150 dollars and is available to golfers ages 18 and under. For either price, junior golfers are allowed to play as much golf as they want starting at 11:30 am in the summer. The card also includes complimentary access to rental clubs and the courses offer Junior instruction, Junior

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Pontoon boats have been more popular in the marine industry for recreational boating. Pontoon boats are very popular among large parties and families because of the large amount of space, easiness to get in and out off, and storage.

Pontoon boats are the perfect way to get out on the water and sight see up and down the intracoastal. The boats range in feet and some can hold up to 50 or more people and have become the newest trend for special events, parties and tours.

The Pontiki, docked at Harbourside Place and the Square Grouper in Jupiter. The Pontiki is the ultimate fleet of party pontoons perfect for private or public events. Some of their popular cruises include: Sunset Cruises, Friends and Family Cruises, Fool Moon Cruises, Wine Down Wednesday

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