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Another Sea Turtle Sleepover is happening this Friday night, June 28th at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach.

The popular event is an exclusive nighttime program that offers the ultimate sleepover, tours of the Sea Turtle Hospital, activities, scavenger hunts, an ocean themed movie, tours of the aquariums, pizza, snacks and much more. You are welcomed to bring your own snacks and drinks, but you are asked to bring your food and drinks in a reusable container. The Sea Turtle Sleepover is for children ages 8 through 12 years old.

The sleepover is a drop- off only event but parents and chaperones are invited to stay the night but must be present for all activities during the event.

You must register to attend to hold your spot due to limited

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South Florida residents know the summertime is hot... really hot, thankfully there is refuge! Check out these places if you’re looking to keep cool this Summer in Palm Beach County.

Rapids Water Park

Grab some Dippin' Dots, an inner tube and float down the lazy river for ultimate cool down at Rapids Water Park. Thrill seekers can cool off at any of the 42 water slides from Big Thunder with a 45-degree drop to the adrenaline-pumping Brain Drain with a 70-foot drop. 

Where: 6566 N. Military Trail, Riviera Beach. 561-848-6272.

Fire & Ice Bar

The Fire & Ice Bar is worth the drive to Miami. It's literally a 100,000-pound bar made of ice with the temperature set at 23 degrees. Guests get a faux fur coat and gloves upon entering for a 45

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Just north of Harbourside Place is the Loxahatchee River Environmental Center in Burt Reynolds Park, it’s a great place to spend some time this Summer with your kids and learn about local marine ecosystems.

About The Center

The Loxahatchee River Environmental Center opened in Jupiter on August 23, 2008. The center’s beautiful aquariums trace the Loxahatchee River from its headwaters in Palm Beach County, through the cypress dominated floodplain in the Wild & Scenic segment, past the sand bar, and finally out to the coral reefs through Jupiter Inlet.

The River Center’s mission statement says, “We are dedicated to preserving the Loxahatchee River and its natural habitats, by designing innovative wastewater solutions, furthering river research

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Palm Beach Gardens is a city within Palm Beach County and this June, the city is turning 60 years old. The city is celebrating its 60th year by the opening of the new North County District Park on Saturday, June 29th.

The park will transform into 1959 for the day filled with old fashioned games, car shows, live music of the 50’s and 60’s, food trucks, birthday cake and fireworks to finish off the night. The event is free to attend with food and beverage purchases. For those interested in registering your old classic car for the car show, click here.

Palm Beach Gardens is home to more than 55,00 thousand people, championship golf courses, high-end shopping, great restaurants, luxury resorts, great schools, art, culture and much more.

Most recently the city

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Palm Beach County has lots of awesome outdoor recreation activities to fit everyone’s interests. Here are 5 fun things for thrill seekers to do in Palm Beach County this Summer.

Skydive

 Freefall over West Palm Beach with the Sky Dive Palm Beach crew. You’ll leave out of the Glades Airport in Pahokee and tandem skydive with a professional. Push your limits, face your fears and accomplish the jump! View more info here.

Climb The Lighthouse

The breeze-filled spiral staircase leading up to the top of the Jupiter Lighthouse is a workout. Once you climb the 105 steps to the top, you can look through the Fresnel lens for an incredible view of the bright blue Jupiter Intracoastal and the Atlantic Ocean. For more info click here.

Dive The

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With West Palm Beach Airboat Rides, you don’t have to go all the way to Miami to see the Everglades. On a tour the with West Palm Beach Airboat Rides you'll find animals like the American Alligator, bobcats, raccoons, rabbits and more than 20 species of birds. On an airboat, you have the opportunity to get up close and personal with these animals in their habitat, stopping when you see something cool to get a better look and take photos. Photographers can use airboat tours to get footage of plants and animals; the WPB Airboat Tours has an option for that in their tour packages, so here's a little bit about the three ride options: 

1 Hour Tour: Full Throttle

This option is for the thrill seeker. You'll take the newest airboat with over 600

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This Thursday, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is planning on releasing another healthy sea turtle back into the ocean. The center is planning to release James IV on Thursday morning at 10:30 am with pre-release procedures beginning at 10 am.

The event will start at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center at 10 am where the center will go over how they found the turtle and its recovery process before being released.

James IV was brought to the center in early April and is a juvenile loggerhead sea turtle. The sea turtle patient was hooked by a recreational fisherman at the Juno Beach Pier. While in the hands of the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center, the sea turtle received antibiotics and was cleared to be released last week.

The Sea Turtle

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Trivia Nights are increasingly popular for friend groups who are looking for some fun. Many restaurants in the area now host trivia games at some point during the week. Here are some of our favorite trivia nights in the Palm Beaches.

Mondays

Beer Trade Co. in Delray Beach

Every week at 7 p.m. get your brain on beer and win some free drafts.

145 NE 4th Ave., Delray Beach, FL 33483

Tuesdays

Dubliner Irish Pub in Boca

Starts at 8 p.m. There's also live music and entertainment til 2 a.m.

435 Plaza Real, Boca Raton, FL 33432.

Wednesdays

Saltwater Brewery in Delray Beach

Win some gift cards and other cool prizes starting at 7 p.m. Come hungry because Parabas Grill Food Truck is on site too.

1701 W Atlantic Ave., Delray

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Escape Rooms are a great way to spend time with your kids this Summer. They are mentally and physically stimulating and, if you choose one of the harder rooms, you may even have some fun yourself!

Escape Rooms are based on a digital puzzle where participants investigate a room to find the clues that will allow them to escape. It's an interactive experience solving a mystery while combining both theater and gameplay.

You'll be presented with a scenario, say you're locked in a mansion, stuck on a plane, or have to solve a crime, and you have to use the clues given to you to solve the puzzle. Clues can be something like figuring out the number sequence for a lock or decoding a secret message. Eventually, they'll lead you and your team to escape the

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Stuart was dubbed the "Sailfish Capital of the World" in 1938 by Miami Herald columnist, Enrnie Lyons, who visited the city and saw its vicinity to world-class sport fishing. Lyons was on a charter fleet offshore of the St. Lucie Inlet, where that week approximately 1,000 sailfish were caught and released by skilled anglers. Lyons returned to Miami to tell the world about the exceptional game fishing Stuart has to offer.

Since then, the sailfish has become part of the history of Stuart, as you can see from statues, fountains (pictured above) and business names in the area. Sailfish are still always a big catch just a few miles offshore in 80-160 feet of water and are caught with trolled dead baits. 

What's lesser known about this area of the

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