November 2018

There are 116 blog entries for November 2018.

LagoonFest spotlights one of the most scenic waterways in the Palm Beaches. With over 47  miles of unspoiled coastline to explore in Palm Beach County this is an entertaining way to learn why it is.  Slow things down on a kayak or stand-up paddleboard in the calm coastal inlets or in the intracoastal waterways. The Lake Worth Lagoon is Palm Beach County’s largest and one of the most beautiful estuaries.

Productive ecosystems, such as the Lake Worth Lagoon, are known as estuaries. These partially surrounded bodies of water are where fresh water and saltwater meet to form nutrient-rich marshes, mangroves and lagoons. Estuaries are indispensable environments for newborn species of fish, crustaceans and some birds. 

More than 65 eco-themed exhibitors

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The arts in Palm Beach County continue to grow and prosper. One of the exuberant expressions of the arts in the area is Young Friends of Palm Beach Symphony. The Young Friends Mission Statement is "To engage, educate, and entertain the greater community of the Palm Beaches through live performances of inspiring orchestral music."

Young Friends of Palm Beach Symphony are kicking off another sensational season of charity and service providing the gift of music to children in the community.  It is strongly felt in the Young Friends of Palm Beach Symphony through the experience of a live symphony orchestra. Children are not only receiving musical education, but they are also building a foundation for the appreciation and respect of music and the arts in

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Little Moir’s Food Shack in Jupiter is known for its inspired fresh fish dishes and live music, but this Sunday they’re using their culinary gifts for a greater good.

On Sunday, November 4th from 5-8 pm, Food Shack will be hosting a night with dinner, drinks, live music, a silent auction, and raffles to fundraise for other families who may not be able to afford a large Thanksgiving.

Tickets are $85, and 100% of ticket sales and proceeds will go to Merciful Heavens of Jupiter, Florida. The non-profit provides families in need with a gift of 35 pounds of fresh food just in time for Thanksgiving including turkey, potatoes, corn, beans, onions, apples, cranberry, broth, stuffing, and pumpkin pie.

The program also provides a fresh start for families

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It’s November, and this month is usually associated with the holidays and cooler wintery weather however it is also National Diabetes Awareness Month.  Did you know those diagnosed have face challenges daily?  Diabetes can affect every decision – what to eat, wear, do and other decisions about how they'll take care of themselves. Yet the 24/7 burden of diabetes management is often misunderstood. National Diabetes Month is observed every November so individuals, health care professionals, and communities across the country can bring attention to this chronic illness and its impact on millions.

Diabetes is one of the leading causes of disability and death in the United States. It can cause blindness, nerve damage, kidney disease, and other health

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Cuban immigration has greatly influenced South Florida.  Present day Miami, and a lot southeast Florida reflects a rich multicultural hub of various traditions, foods and culture. 

The first wave of immigrants occurred after the Cuban Revolution of 1959 led by Fidel Castro. Many political refugees came with the idea that the new government would not last long, and their stay in the U.S. was temporary. Homes, cars, and other properties in Cuba were left behind until the government fell. Castro promptly stopped this exodus with the confiscation of all properties belonging to anyone leaving the country.

The blending of cultures is reflected in local areas cafes and restaurants with tastes of Cuba. Of course, one of the best ways to get to the heart

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On Sunday, November 4th 2018, over 2,000 veterans and supporters will march in the largest Veterans Day Parade in Palm Beach County.

“Our hometown Veterans Day Parade is a perfect way for the entire community to take a time out and come together to show respect and appreciation for the men and women who have given and continue to give their all to insure the freedoms we enjoy as citizens of the United States of America,” said Ron Bailey, Parade Co-Chair & Vietnam Veteran.

Held for the past 11 years in downtown West Palm Beach, the parade will begin at 2 pm at Rosemary and Clematis Street and will travel east to end at Flagler Drive. While the entire route has prime spots for viewing, the best can be found at the corner of Clematis and Dixie where MC

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