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This weekend, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is hosting several events for the whole family to enjoy.

Friday, July 5th:

Junior Marinelife Biologist Summer Camp: the interactive summer camp is aimed for children ages 6 through 17 years old. The program is educational and those who attend will gain an understanding on marine biology and ecology. The camp is from 9 am to 4 pm, click here to register.

Public Guide Tours: The tours are offered 7 days a week and includes a tour of the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center. The tour starts at 2 pm and last an hour, click here to register.

Evening Guided Tours: The tour includes an after-hours tour and a behind the scenes experience of the outdoor sea turtle hospital. The tour starts at 6 pm, click here

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The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is hosting their Climb and Paddle event this Friday, July 5th.

The event starts at 9:30 am with a climb the 105 steps to the top of the Jupiter Lighthouse. Following the climb to the top, the Jupiter Outdoor Center will guide those who attend to the paddle boards and kayaks for a trip on the water of the Intracoastal and Jupiter Inlet. During the event, manatees, sea turtles, and other marine and wile life have been frequently spotted along the way.

The tour begins at the Jupiter Lighthouse and personal paddle boards and kayaks are not permitted. Check in begins 15 minutes prior to the start time and those who wish to paddle board, paddling begins an hour after the start time.

Children under 16 years old may

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This Friday, July 5th, The Palm Beach Zoo and Conversation Society is hosting their popular Safari Night: First Friday.

Come and enjoy the extended hours of the zoo during their Summer Safari nights. The event occurs on the first Friday of every month during the summer. The Zoo will stay open later for you to explore the zoo and exhibits, splash in the interactive play fountain, and enjoy the new Nature Play Pavilion. Safari Nights is for all ages.

The First Friday Safari Nights are themed, and this Friday’s theme is Princess and Pirates. Those who arrive in costume will be entered to win special prizes.
If you cannot make this one, there will be a final one next month on August 2nd for the summer season. Tickets are required to attend the event and

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Here are the best 4th of July Celebrations happening this year in Palm Beach County.

The Fabulous Fourth Celebration in Boca Raton: The event starts at 6:30 pm with kid-friendly games, food, drinks, carnival rides, live music, entertainment, and activities on Thursday night at the Spanish River Athletics Complex. A massive firework display will end the night. The family friendly event is free and there will be a free shuttle service to and from the parking areas.

The 12th Annual 4th of July Celebration in Boca Raton: The West Boca Community Council and the Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department have teamed up to present the 12th Annual 4th of July Celebration. The celebration will be held at the Sunset Cove Amphitheater in the Burt Aaronson

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This weekend there is plenty of things to do in Palm Beach County. The weather is forecasted to be in the upper 80s.

Here is a list of things to do this weekend.

West Palm Beach:
Ryan Montgomery will be performing on his “Buy You A Drink” tour this Saturday in West Palm Beach. The concert will be played at Renegades at 9 pm. Tickets will be sold at the door for $10 dollars.

Boo Bubbles
The South Florida Science Center will have a pop-up activation area at the Palm Beach Outfits today from 2 pm to 4 pm. Come and watch the bubbles interact with dry ice, there will also be virtual reality activities and much more.

Jupiter:
A Musical Tribute to Burt Reynolds at the Reynolds Ranch in Jupiter this Sunday from 1:30 pm to 4 pm. The Ranch will feature Burt’s famous

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With summer finally here, here are some free or low-cost activities for kids to do in Palm Beach County.

Gardens 60th Anniversary Party: This June 29th, Palm Beach Gardens is celebrating 60 years of being a city. The birthday bash will feature old fashioned games, live music from the 50’s and 60’s, a Classic Car Show, food trucks, fireworks, and much more. The event is Saturday, June 29th at 4:30 pm until 10 pm at the Gardens North County District Park. For more details, click here.

Family Beach Picnics: Join your neighbors for an ultimate picnic on the beach in Delray Beach throughout the summer. The next picnics are July 12th and August 9th from 5 pm to 7 pm. The free beach picnics are located at the Atlantic Dunes Park in Delray Beach.

Kids Carnival

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The iconic Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is prepping for new projects on the property. The new projects are aimed to help preserve the land from every changing environment and to help preserve Jupiter’s history.

The Lighthouse is surrounded by more than 120 acres of native habitat and the Lighthouse and Museum is always finding ways to enhance and improve the land and surroundings.

The historic lighthouse was constructed in 1860 and was used to save ships from wrecking in the reefs offshore. The site has been used and eventually included a U.S. Weather Bureau Station, a Navy radio station during WWII, and a U.S. Air Force missile tracking station. The Lighthouse today still operates as a navigation aid for those on the water.

In the 1970’s, the

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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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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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The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium is hosting their monthly Nights At The Museum event on Friday, June 28th. The monthly event occurs on the last Friday of each month.

During the night, guests of all ages are welcomed to enjoy the extended hours to explore the Science Center and Aquarium. Every month the theme is different and this month the theme is Jungle Safari which will feature animal encounters, interactive games, exhibits, planetarium shows, arts and crafts, animal adoption activities, and your chance to see the night’s sky from the only public observatory in Palm Beach County.

Food and drinks will be available for purchase from Wholesome Tummies Café throughout the night. The Night at the Museum starts at 6 pm and goes until 9 pm on

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