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Sunday, April 22nd is Earth Day, a day dedicated to educating the public and to help end pollution. The Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens in West Palm Beach is hosting an Earth Day event this Sunday from 11 am to 3 pm.

The family friendly event plans to bring important local organizations together that are dedicated to protecting the environment and raising awareness in our communities. The event will also feature fun activities for the whole family including a Discovery Hunt and interactive learning stations.

The Earth Day celebration that was held last year has now been revamped for this year featuring several members from the Loggerhead Marinelife Center, South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, Manatee Lagoon, and other organizations will be at the event

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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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Easter is just around the corner and so are the fun Easter Egg Hunts for kids filled with candy and treats to celebrate the upcoming holiday.

Here is a list of some of the best Easter Egg Hunts going on in Palm Beach County this weekend.

West Palm Beach’s Spring Fling Brunch and Giant Egg Hunt:
Howard Park in West Palm Beach is hosting the event this Saturday, March 31st. The Spring Fling and Brunch will feature an all you can eat breakfast with the Easter Bunny from 10:15 am to 11:45 am. The egg hunt starts at 10 am with thousands of eggs for children 12 and under. The Easter Egg Hunt is free, and the brunch is $3 dollars for children and $5 dollars for adults. Call 561-804-4900 for more information.

Jupiter Easter Egg Hunt
The Jupiter Community Center Park

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Wellington Bacon and Bourbon Fest begins March 23 – 25, 2018. Venture out of the usual weekend activities on a culinary journey on the welcoming grounds of the new Wellington Community Center and Amphitheater, 12150 Forest Hill Blvd, Wellington.  Socialize with friends and enjoy America’s quintessential bourbon and eat excellent bacon inspired dishes.

What is bourbon exactly? Simply put, bourbon is a spirit made from at least 51% corn aged in new charred oak barrels.  It must be bottled at 80% or more and only in the United States of America. The use of the term "bourbon" for the whiskey has been traced to the 1820s, and the term began to be used consistently in Kentucky in the 1870s.  Bourbon may be made anywhere in the United States and is

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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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Tomorrow night Wellington is hosting their first annual Family Fun Night and lakeside boat parade. The event will start at 4:30 pm and runs until 7:30 pm as part of the Village of Lake Wellington Event Series.

The theme for family fun night is Mardi Gras, and the boats will be decorated with décor and lights for the parade to fit this month’s theme. The boats will gather on the west side of Lake Wellington near the Meadowland Cove boat launch before beginning the parade at the end of the night. All boaters are encouraged to participate in the boat parade.

In addition to the boat parade, the Village is hosting a Family Fun Night that will include live music, lawn games, balloon artists, face painting, rows of food trucks and much more. The event is free

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Get ready to try some of the best gourmet food on wheels and enjoy live music in the park.  Food Truck Invasion is heading toward Downtown Lake Worth.  Check out the family friendly event happening the 2nd Mondays every month at the Cultural Plaza, 12165 Forest Hill Blvd, West Palm Beach.

Food trucks have evolved beyond the basic hot dog, hamburger or taco street food. The gourmet, catering restaurant on wheels of today include a broad range of culinary delights craved at outdoor, catered events.  Regardless of the setting, people are opting for healthier meal options. The idea that special events make it acceptable to overindulge without consequences is passé. The food trucks options help combine the elements of fun and convenience while serving

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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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When in South Florida and looking for something slightly different to do on a Thursday evening, head on over to the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach. The Norton Museum is hosting Art After Dark every Thursday evening between 5:00pm and 9:00pm.

With the Norton being open in the evening on Thursday nights, you may visit the galleries, appreciate the exhibits, art workshops, lectures and more.  The evenings have a lively “happy hour” vibe through culture and entertainment.

The museum has a mix of contemporary art and art throughout the ages. It features over 7,000 works, with a concentration in American, European, and Chinese art as well as in contemporary art, photography and sculpture gardens.   

The museum will highlight Jean-Michel

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Taking place in Wellington March 23rd to the 25th is a culinary journey that focuses on everything bacon and bourbon. “The Wellington Bacon & Bourbon Fest celebrates the most loved food in the universe – Bacon and the quintessential American liquor, Bourbon,” a statement made by the providers of the festival. 

This delicious and decadent food festival will offer its guests menus focused on bacon and pork that will blow your mind. To accompany the delicious dishes are over 40 varieties of bourbons and whiskeys to taste. Along with tasty pork bites, an insane selection of bourbons and whiskeys to taste, the festival will also offer live music, entertainment, contests, auctions and so much more. 

Tickets to the Wellington Bacon & Bourbon Festival are

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