The South Florida Science Center believes girls have a bright future in science, and has established “GEMS Club”, standing for “Girls Excelling in Math & Science”. GEMS Club provides the opportunity for young women to learn and expand their knowledge in topics like science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

GEMS Club meets on the last Tuesday of every month between 5 and 7 pm, provides pizza and drinks, and is open to girls in grades 3rd-8th with a $7 registration fee. This club is also offered at the STEM studio in Jupiter!

Walk-ins will be required to pay an additional $2 charge. Avoid this by registering ahead of time HERE.

Upcoming Sessions:

August 28th - Digging for GEMs

September 25th - Robotics Rule

October 30th -…

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Many builders are incorporating houses with smart home technologies, as the majority of buyers say they're willing to pay extra to have it, according to research from John Burns Real Estate Consulting.

Of 23,000 people surveyed in the consulting firm's research, 60% said they'd pay more for a home if it was outfitted with a smart thermostat. Even more people said they'd pay for a home with phone-accessible security cameras and smart locks. 

Of the 300 home builders surveyed, more than half say they're incorporating smart home technology into their new construction. 

Data shows that there's a slight difference among buyers in what type of technology they're looking for; younger buyers would prefer to have a smart thermostat, families will most…

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Located within 2.5-hour drive from Palm Beach County is one of Florida’s most cherished state park. The entire month of August is about celebrating Florida’s National Parks because on August 25th, the National Park Service turned 96. The Everglades National Park is the third largest park, and the largest tropical wilderness in the United States.

The Everglades is a huge 1.5 million wetland acre, more than 2,300 miles of natural habit for birds, snakes, alligators, the Florida panther and other wild creatures. Besides the thousands of animals that you’ll see the park also is a great place to stay, eat, tour, hike, biking, bird watching, fishing and even kayak just to name a few. You can also rent kayak and canoes if you don’t want to bring your own. The…

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West Palm Beach dancer and Alexander W. Dreyfoos High School of the Arts alumni Darius Hickman has made it as one of the top 4 finalists on the popular TV competition So You Think You Can Dance (SYTYCD).

As an aspiring professional dancer and now TV star, Hickman has worked extremely hard to make it this far. He began serious training in ballet and contemporary dance at BAK Middle School of the Arts in 8th grade, and fine-tuned his talent at the Florida School for Dance Education (FDSE) in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida after school. His discipline and refinement earned him acceptance into Palm Beach County’s prestigious Dreyfoos High School of the Arts, and he went on to be a Young Arts finalist as well as won 1st place for his contemporary work at…

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Palm Beach County offers a large variety of things to do and activities for the whole family, including a cruise from the Port of Palm Beach to the Bahamas.

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line has two ships that sail out of the Port of Palm Beach to the Grand Bahama Island on either the Grand Celebration or the Grand Classica. The Grand Celebration has 7 dining venues, 7 lounges and bars and 750 staterooms. While the Grand Classica has 8 dining venues, 5 bars and lounges, and 658 staterooms.

The port is centrally located within the county and with its location you are never more than a day away from the Bahamas. The Cruise line started in 2014 and began sailing to the Bahamas in February of 2015.

The Cruise line offers deals in the summer and for Florida…

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Every Tuesday between 3 and 5 pm, The Royal Poinciana Plaza hosts a fun one-hour educational class for all the little Palm Beachers in your life!

Lessons for "Wee Royals" range from arts and culture to science, and there are two sessions each week to allow for busy parents to factor it into their schedules. Choose from session one between 3 and 4 pm or session two between 4 and 5 pm. 

The “Animal Encounters” lesson on Tuesday, September 18th, will be led by The Palm Beach Zoo, whose mission is to advance their conservation mission through endangered species propagation, education and support of conservation initiatives in the field.

Royal Poinciana Plaza is located at 340 Royal Poinciana Way in Palm Beach, Florida, and this event will be in…

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Every Tuesday between 3 and 5 pm, The Royal Poinciana Plaza hosts a fun one-hour educational class for all the little Palm Beachers in your life!

Lessons for "Wee Royals" range from arts and culture to science, and there are two sessions each week to allow for busy parents to factor it into their schedules. Choose from session one between 3 and 4 pm or session two between 4 and 5 pm.

The lesson on Tuesday, September 25th, will be led by Rhythm & Hues who aims to ignite creative light within each child by gently guiding and encouraging them to freely explore their individuality through art.

Royal Poinciana Plaza is located at 340 Royal Poinciana Way in Palm Beach, Florida, and this event will be in the West Courtyard.

This event is rain or…

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Every Tuesday between 3 and 5 pm, The Royal Poinciana Plaza hosts a fun one-hour educational class for all the little Palm Beachers in your life!

Lessons for "Wee Royals" range from arts and culture to science, and there are two sessions each week to allow for busy parents to factor it into their schedules. Choose from session one between 3 and 4 pm or session two between 4 and 5 pm.

 

The “Wee Royals of the West” lesson on Tuesday, September 11th, will be led by Ballet Florida, who’s Mission is to support dance creation, education, and preservation through the highest quality performances and educational programming; and to reach the widest possible audience to deepen the public appreciation of dance as an art form.

 

Royal Poinciana…

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Every Tuesday between 3 and 5 pm, The Royal Poinciana Plaza hosts a fun one-hour educational class for all the little Palm Beachers in your life!

Lessons for "Wee Royals" range from arts and culture to science, and there are two sessions each week to allow for busy parents to factor it into their schedules. Choose from session one between 3 and 4 pm or session two between 4 and 5 pm.

The lesson on Tuesday, August 28th, will be led by Rhythm & Hues who aims to ignite creative light within each child by gently guiding and encouraging them to freely explore their individuality through art.

Royal Poinciana Plaza is located at 340 Royal Poinciana Way in Palm Beach, Florida, and this event will be in the West Courtyard.

This event is rain or…

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Every Tuesday between 3 and 5 pm, The Royal Poinciana Plaza hosts a fun one-hour educational class for all the little Palm Beachers in your life!

Lessons for "Wee Royals" range from arts and culture to science, and there are two sessions each week to allow for busy parents to factor it into their schedules. Choose from session one between 3 and 4 pm or session two between 4 and 5 pm.

The “Investigating Insects” lesson on Tuesday, September 4th, will be led by the South Florida Science Center, who revolves around a simple premise: science is exciting! Their goal is to educate more young minds than ever before, now serving over 250,000 students, teachers and visitors annually, including 75,000 through field trips and educational outreach into…

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