April 2016

There are 58 blog entries for April 2016.

The North Palm Beach Country Club and Pool in the village of North Palm Beach is one of the favorite summer destinations for kids and adults of Palm Beach County. The L shaped pool features 6, 50-meter lanes, 6 25-meter lanes, and a deep pool for the diving board. There are also 3 kiddie pools, a snack bar, a pro shop with apparel and gear, locker rooms and a picnic area. You may also rent the Tiki huts for private parties. 

The North Palm Beach Country Club and Pool is known for hosting a fun array of events for its guests. During the summer months there are Friday Night Parties. The summer, Friday night parties always have a DJ playing the best hits for the most fun, as well as tons of games and contests. The fun is not only for kids, for the

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Worth Avenue is an upscale shopping district in Palm Beach, Florida. Voted one of the top three "Most Iconic" streets in America in 2013.  The Avenue stretches four blocks from Lake Worth to the Atlantic Ocean. The street has been attracting high-end retailers, shoppers and people just browsing for almost a century. To learn the history of iconic Worth Avenue and its reputation as a shopping mecca for the rich and famous, you may want to sign up for a guided leisurely stroll. While Worth Avenue is renowned as one of the world’s prominent shopping areas, known for its high end boutiques, galleries and charismatic via’s, Worth Avenue’s history is steeped in and architecture too.

“Summon Henry Flagler, conjure up Addison Mizner and channel other

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Sloan’s Ice Cream, Palm Beach Gardens, is a unique ice cream and sweets shoppe. The first location of Sloan’s was in West Palm Beach, Florida in 1999. Their goal was “to create an ice cream utopia for the young and young at heart.” They have succeeded with locations in South Florida, California and most recently in Kuwait.

Ice cream has been around for many, many years. Ice cream's origins are known to range back to the second century B.C.  No exact date of origin, or inventor, has been credited with its innovation. It is known that Alexander the Great enjoyed snow and ice flavored with honey and nectar. Theological references show that King Solomon was fond of iced drinks during reaping. It is understood that during the Roman Empire, Caesar,

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All seating is “al fresco” and in a tropical tiki-themed waterfront venue. Sitting directly on the Intracoastal Waterway, you can enjoy everything from fresh seafood to awesome live music. Guanabanas, 960 North Highway A1A, Jupiter is truly a "taste of paradise."

Guanabanas, the rain forest themed restaurant and bar in Jupiter has been named “Florida’s Top Waterfront Bar” by the website Onlyinyourstate.com. Onlyinyourstate.com is a website dedicated to familiarizing the resident with attractions in their own state.  It is easy all you do is add your home state to the search and it will inform you of exciting places and events in your area.

Guanabanas is dedicated to providing patrons with an exceptional outdoor dining experience.  Experience

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Springtime Fishing has been great this week, the bite is back!

Many anglers are going out of their inlets to the ocean and succeeding their goal of the day. Tying back up at their docks bringing home a whole slew and variety of fish to feed their families with.
The fish variety is mostly consisting of the beautiful brightly colored dolphin, cobias, black fin tuna and snappers!  

NOAA upcoming weather forecast includes chances of rain showers and increasing wind gusts throughout the weekend.

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Good reports of Dolphin are getting hooked all over South Florida’s waters this past week. From big bulls to cows and peanuts! They are out and about roaming the waters at all different depths, so there is no particular spot on where the

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Gov. Rick Scott signed bill HB 7029 into law on Thursday April 14, 2016. Starting in the 2017-2018 school year, students will be able to attend any Florida’s public school that has space available. By expanding Florida’s school choice options, parents and students will be able to find an education solution that best fits their needs. The bill, which received generally positive support in both the House and Senate, will have many different effects on Florida’s education system.

The transfer process would require school districts to post which schools have space for transfer students on their website and would let parents cross school district and county lines to have their child attend a different school. The open enrollment provisions will affect

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Florida Atlantic University, Department of Visual Arts and Art History will present the 2016 Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition “Space”, April 15 through May 6.  The exhibition will be located at Ritter Gallery, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton. 

“Space” is the “thesis exhibition for emerging artists and designers working in various media including drawing, painting, ceramics, sculpture, graphic design, digital media and photography.  Themes presented in the exhibition will span social and cultural critiques and conceptual investigations of form and material.”

The art show will feature a varied collection of two and three-dimensional pieces of work.  The graduating artists will receive their Bachelors of Fine Arts degrees in graphic design and studio

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The Modern Art movement began in the 19th century. Modern art includes artistic works in which the traditions of the past have been cast aside in the spirit of experimentation. Modern artists incorporated new ways of seeing the nature of materials and functions of art.

A special exhibition at the Norton Museum of Art about Women Modernists examine the intersection of gender and modernism from different points of view. Four women are featured in the special exhibition “O’Keefe, Stettheimer, Torr, Zorach:  Women Modernists in New York".  These women all lived and worked in New York City between 1910 and 1935.  The artists sought acknowledgment as artists in their own right.  It is evident how their gender molded their circumstances where they worked,

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Baseball is widely known as America’s favorite pastime and it has hit Palm Beach County out of the ballpark.  The baseball enthusiasm began in New York metropolitan area in the mid-1850.  There were 16 area clubs registered with the first governing body of baseball, the National Association of Base Ball Players. By 1863, the National Association of Base Ball Players changed a major rule that disallowed an “out” made by catching a fair ball on the first bounce.

Baseball has not changed much since the early days of the sport. Florida has a rich baseball history.  It has been a very popular sport in South Florida because of the year a round accommodating climate. Many clubs over the years have brought their clubs to Palm Beach County for “spring

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Downtown Abacoa is a family and date night favorite. Whether you’re looking for a social outing or a place to unwind, they have something for everyone. Main Street in Downtown Abacoa has charm, classic design and a relaxed atmosphere which gives this Jupiter destination a true community feel. This weekend is filled with entertainment at the Abacoa Amphitheater. Grab your lawn chairs, enjoy popcorn, pretzel, cotton candy, and ice cream from vendors and come for the Friday night free movie showing of Kung Fu Panda 3. Arrive early for face painting, arts and crafts, kid’s yoga, play with Legos and video games on a fire truck. Saturday night experience a live performance featuring The Ultimate Rod Stewart Tribute Band.


Downtown Abacoa
1200 Town Center

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