October 2018

There are 85 blog entries for October 2018.

On Friday, October 26th from 6-8pm, the Jupiter Community Center is hosting “Kooky Halloween”, a free event for Jupiter families looking for a safe evening of fun.

Ariel, Belle, Spiderman, and a Minion will all be in attendance, and kids can enjoy face painting, pumpkin decorating, fortune telling, a bounce house, candy, music, prizes, and even a dedicated toddler play area.

Food Trucks will have food for purchase, including Joey’s Kitchen and Tropical Sno.

Make sure to stop by the following non-profit vendors for a special prize or treat:
• Girls on the Run Palm Beach
• Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, Inc.
• Macaroni Kid Palm Beach Gardens/Jupiter
• project 5min4bigblue
• 4ocean

The Jupiter Community Center is located at 200

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Downtown Delray Beach has a full day of Halloween festivities planned on Saturday, October 27th.

From 11:30 am until 1:00 pm, families are encouraged to trick-or-treat on Atlantic Avenue from NW 5th Ave in The Set to the Intracoastal Bridge.

After trick or treating, The Rotary Club of Delray Beach brings you the 56th Annual Halloween Parade at a new location! The parade begins at the water fountain at Veterans Park, and continues down Atlantic Ave to end at the Tennis Center.

The City of Delray Beach Parks and Recreation Department will be ready with food, vendors, arts, crafts, and entertainment at Kidsfest at the Delray Beach Tennis Center, and will continue festivities until 4 pm.

After the fun-filled family day, Delray Beach night life

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The Wyndham Grand at Jupiter’s Harbourside place is hosting a spooktacular Halloween party this Saturday, October 27th from 8:30 pm to 1:00 am.

Along with Halloween-themed cocktails and food stations, there will be live entertainment, an open bar included in ticket price, and a costume contest promising that winners “win big”.

All guests must be 21 years of age and up, and tickets are $75 a person.

For more information and to purchase tickets online, GO HERE.

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The largest Halloween-themed festival in Florida is this Saturday on Clematis Street in Downtown West Palm Beach.

This famous Halloween Street Party is the worthy counterpart to the annual “Sunfest”, and has grown in the past 26 years to take over 5 blocks of Clematis Street with 3 music stages, a haunted house, and sprawling vendor tents.

This year, an addition to the adult-centric spooky street soirée is an all new VIP Area providing coverage in case of rain, outdoor air-conditioning, a private bar, and a buffet.

Live performers will include Information Society, the original “I Want Candy” singer Annabella, Stray Cats, and The Heavy Pets.

Moonfest is offering a $1000 cash prize to best costume. For more information or to purchase tickets, GO HERE.

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On October 27th from 6-9pm, South East Classics will be hosting a classic car show at Harbourside Place in Jupiter.

From Ford Roadsters to Chevy Camaros, car enthusiasts transform Harbourside into a retro scene filled with classic cars and good company every fourth Saturday of the month. Every month, a different tribute band entertains the crowd, and awards are provided by a different restaurant.

There is a 50/50 drawing, the event is open to vehicles 30 years and older, and a $10 pre-registration fee is required by emailing Pete2350@comcast.net or calling 772-216-9488.

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Waterfront Properties Owner, Rob Thomson, was awarded the 2018 Extraordinary Philanthropy Award by Who's Who In Luxury Real Estate at the 23rd Annual Luxury Real Estate Fall Conference in September. Rob was nominated for this award because of his passion for the Jupiter community and his drive to go above and beyond to help those in need.

For more than two decades, Thomson has been giving back to the Jupiter community through various philanthropic organizations and fundraisers. Additionally, Thomson formed the “Waterfront Way Foundation”, along with Waterfront Yacht Brokerage, bringing all of his charitable efforts under one umbrella and furthering his passion to help the community. 

Before establishing the foundation, Thomson has focused

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Celebrate family fun with Halloween on the water at Harbourside Place, 200 U.S. Highway One, Jupiter and pick the perfect pumpkin on Oct. 20, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Families can explore 45 different merchants, a fun children’s costume contest, trick-or-treating, a photo opportunity area, balloon artists and face painting.

This FREE autumn shindig is hosted by the Chasin a Dream Foundation.  They aid families with children who are battling cancer, cystic fibrosis and other life-threatening illnesses. The foundation offers life changing assistance year-round to the community and with locals helping locals. Events are held year-round where your donations go directly to the children and their families, giving your generous gifts maximum impact. 

Join

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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Palm Beach County has taken note. Palm Beachers can raise awareness in a variety of ways. Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an annual international health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities every October to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure. The awareness drive offers information and support to those affected by breast cancer.

Wear pink and show your support of the cause by participating in the October 27, 2018 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K Walk in West Palm Beach.  Click here for full details on the 5K Making Strides Walk. If you are unable to participate in the walk, buy pink

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Bring your little ones this weekend to trick-or-treat at Boo at the Zoo this Friday through Sunday. The Palm Beach Zoo is prepared with over 125,000 pieces of candy, a costume contest for ages 12 and under with WILD prizes, character meet and greets, a kids DJ, and animal encounters are imminent.

The costume contests will take place at noon and 6:30pm on Fridays and Saturdays, as well as noon on Sundays. Kids have the chance to win animal experiences and zoo memberships.

The Kid-Friendly DJ plays at Fountain Plaza 9am-3:30pm and 5pm-9pm.

A face painter will be in the Fountain Plaza 9am-3pm and 5pm-9pm.

Admission prices range from $5-$22.95, and kids under 3 are free. For more information, GO HERE.

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On Friday, October 19th, the Jupiter's Loxahatchee River Center is hosting a festive family event for all ages by decking the aquarium out in spooky Halloween décor to create a haunted underwater experience.

All ghosts, goblins, and witches are welcome, and costumes are highly encouraged. This “not-so-spooky” event entertains the family with hayrides, a campfire and s’mores, trick or treating, and kid-friendly crafts.

The event is from 6-9pm and cost is $3 per individual or $10 per family of 4 or more.

Register Here

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