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The Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival and Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation will present the 23rd annual Shakespeare by the Sea. This year’s production will be Coriolanus and will be performed at the Seabreeze Amphitheatre in Carlin Park in Jupiter.

The production will run July 11-14 and July 18-21 and admission is free with a $5 donation suggestion per person. Gates for all the performances open at 6:30 with pre-show entertainment from Court Jester Richard Ribuffo.

Patrons attending the show are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets, and refreshments and concessions will be available. For more information on the Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival visit www.pbshakespeare.org.

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Young Friends of The Jupiter Lighthouse is a group of self-motivated young professionals committed to the area and the Jupiter Lighthouse.  Members, between the ages of 21 to 45, enjoy a social calendar varied social activities and enrichment.

Activities for this group of young professionals are held one or two times per month.  Membership in Young Professionals of the Lighthouse is $50 a year.  Membership benefits in the Young Friends of the Lighthouse include:  

    Invitations to exclusive member only events and cocktail parties

    Networking with the brightest young professionals in the area

    Year-round admissions to the historic lighthouse and museum

    Advance notice of lighthouse and museum events

Activities for this group are geared for the best…

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On Saturday, about a dozen dogs traded in their leashes for live vests and rode surfboards as part of the first event Dog Surfing Competition. Taking to the beach just south of Carlin Park in Jupiter, the event raised money for the Wellington based Big Dog Ranch Rescue.

Despite the rough waves and rip currents, over 500 people and their “furry friends” attended the event put on by Ocean Magic Surf Shop in Jupiter.

Big Dog Ranch is a no-kill dog rescue facility that provides shelter, care, and affection to homeless and unwanted dogs of all breeds. They then adopt the dogs to people that are willing and able to take them.

The event was so successful that Ocean Magic hopes to make the dog surfing competition an annual event. Months were spent organizing…

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Sunny Florida landed seven out of the 15 locations across the country deemed by industry analyst RealtyTrac as the most ideal for retirees.

Those living out their golden years should do so in Naples, North Fort Myers, Punta Gorda or Venice, all in the southwest region of the state; Orange City, near Jacksonville; or Sun City Center, east of Tampa. That’s according to the “15 Best Retirement Hot Spots for Real Estate Investing” list released in July of 2013.

Among the categories RealtyTrac used to rate each municipality were percentage of population of retirement age; average temperature; cost of living index; and median sales price. In all of the cities on the list, at least one-third of the population is retirement age.

While southeast Florida did…

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The popular regional theater right around the corner from Waterfront Properties and Club Communities’ headquarters in Jupiter has a summer full of surprises for Palm Beach County youths interested in acting.

Maltz Jupiter Theatre’s series of summer camps offers something for children and teenagers from kindergarten through 12th grade. The magic unfolds in the Paul and Sandra Goldner Conservatory of Performing Arts and includes acting, dancing, improvisation, prop-making, singing and storytelling. Each camp concludes with a special show.

Aladdin Jr. camp will run July 8 through 26, with a performance scheduled the last day. Other camp opportunities: Dr. Seuss camp July 29 through Aug. 6; Dance Intensive camp July 29 through Aug. 9; and Super Sea…

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Starting this October, the PGA Tour will go to year-round scheduling. The season’s will start in October and wrap around to the following calendar year. As a result, there was question whether The World Challenge, hosted by Jupiter Island resident Tiger Woods, would be able to continue to be played the first weekend in December. Well, the future of the event is no longer in doubt and will be back on the schedule this year.

The tournament, which is scheduled for December 5-8 at Sherwood Country Club in California, has raised over $25 million for college-access programs through the Tiger Woods Learning Center and the Earl Woods Scholarship program.
With the last official event of 2013 being held in Mexico on November…

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On Monday, the PGA Tour Policy Board acknowledged and accepted the USGA’s ban on anchored putting. Rule 14-1b will take effect on January 1, 2016, the same day that both the USGA and R&A put the rule into effect as well.

anchored_putt_ban_776_02Under the new rule, golfers will no longer be allowed to “anchor” the putter to their bodies in any way. The longer putters will not be banned but once the new rule takes effect, they will not allowed to anchored on any part of the golfer’s body.

“In making its decision, the Policy Board recognized that there are still varying opinions among our membership, but ultimately concluded that while it is an important issue, a ban on anchored strokes would not fundamentally affect a strong presentation of our competitions or the overall success…

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Celebrating our nation’s independence will be extra special this year in West Palm Beach. 4th on Flagler celebrates 25 years on the waterfront. This has been a long enjoyed merriment of our Independence Day and the city plans to keep the tradition going with the best fireworks display in Palm Beach County!

This year there will be a stunning, 16-minute fireworks display that will be set to the top hits from the 80’s, 90’s and today. A new addition to this year’s festivities is the adult tent. A 21 and up, private venue, the Lake Pavilion has an 80’s theme, private musical performances, great food and drinks. For the kids, there is a kid’s zone with live entertainment, the “Big Rig Gig” backhoe and forklift competition and more. The 25th Annual 4th on…

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Palm Beach Gardens resident R.J. Nakashian shot a 4-under 68 in Sunday’s Final round to win the ninth annual Bobby Bryant Mid-Seniors Championship.

Nakashian birdied five of his first seven holes Sunday to extend the two shot lead he started the day with. He went on to post a two day total of 9-under to win the event being held at The Wanerers Club in Wellington by five strokes.

It was the 17th Palm Beach County Golf Association Title of his career and the second of the 2013 season, winning the Stroke Play Classic in May. This was Nakashian’s second Mid-Seniors Championship. He also won the event in 2008.

Steve Anderson of Hobe Sound shot a Sunday 70 to finish second. The 2010 Mid-Seniors champion had an eagle on the par 5 17th…

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