The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is currently closed to visitors but school children from across Jupiter and South Florida will have the opportunity to learn about the state’s rich natural history online.  

The online history classes will be led by the children’s book author Harvey Oyer III, Oyer will expand on the stories in his beloved The Adventures of Charlie Pierce series. Many schools in Palm Beach County use Oyer’s books as part of the history curriculum. 

The online classes are aimed for fourth graders but all are welcomed to watch the videos and use the resources. The segments include PowerPoint’s, crossword, coloring sheets, word search, biography, educational videos and more all available online. 

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Palm Beach County residents should be aware of Coronavirus emailing scams. These emails could contain dangerous links and information designed to scare you into clicking on the link. Scammers often create fake charity emails after global occurrences such as a natural disaster or health scares, like COVID-19.  

Below are some examples of the types of scams you should be on the lookout for:  

  • Emails that appear to be from organizations such as the Centers for Disease Control or the World Health Organization. The scammers have manufactured emails that seem to come from reputable sources.  They include malicious phishing links or attachments.
  • Emails that ask for charity donations for studies, doctors, or victims that have been affected by…

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COVID-19 might keep us in our homes for some time into the future. Here are a few tips for cutting your own hair if it is starting to get out of hand.

Men and Women: Wet Your Hair

Wet hair is the easiest to cut. Be sure your hair is clean and free of hair spray or gel. Brush or comb hair, so it's free of knots or tangles.

Women: Brush and Twist

Brush and gather your hair to the very top of your head, then give it a twist.

Women: How to Cut Your Own Hair

Depending on the amount you trim, larger cuts will create heavy layering and an angled haircut.

Release and brush out. Snip off any small hairs that may have been missed on the ends. Style as you like.

This same technique can be applied to just your bangs as well.

Men: How to…

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The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium is busy keeping young learners and science enthusiasts busy during this time. The popular West Palm Beach attraction is offering free virtual Science experiments and fairs for kids in grades kindergarten through eight grade. 

Students are invited to head to their website and try the experiments out at home while being instructed online. The Virtual Science Fair will hosts sessions throughout the month of April and May and those who participate can compete in one or all of the themed weeks and events.  Participants will be spilt up by grades and a panel of judges will announce the winners from each grade and category. 

Participation is free with donations requested. 

Virtual Science Fair Schedule:

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COVID-19 continues to change daily life in the United States. The U.S. declared a national emergency in mid-March, and Americans have been adjusting to strict guidelines and mandates instructing them to stay home, avoid unnecessary travel, and stay 6 feet away from other people.

Below is a list of five things that, according to Yale Medicine, you should know about the coronavirus outbreak heading into the end of this month:

What we know about COVID-19 is changing rapidly

What we do know about coronaviruses is that they cause respiratory tract illnesses that range from the common cold to such potentially deadly illnesses as SARS, which killed almost 800 people. COVID-19 is the first pandemic known to be caused by the emergence of a new…

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Southeast Floridians are keeping informed on the latest COVID-19 statistics. The news seems to change hour to hour, day by day. One of the foremost authorities to trust is the Center for Disease Control. C.D.C. does not know the exact number of COVID-19 illnesses, hospitalizations, and deaths for a variety of reasons. COVID-19 can cause mild illness, symptoms might not appear immediately. There are various reasons for delays in reporting and testing. Not each person who is infected seeks medical care and gets tested.

It has been reported that states and territories confirm numbers in their jurisdictions in different manners. Each state’s health department reports the spread or the virus in their area. This map shows confirmed and probable COVID-19…

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Delivery has made social distancing tolerable.  Palm Beach County, as well as the rest of the nation, continues exercising social distancing a lot of people are turning to various delivery options.  It’s a brilliant way to keep yourself and others safe from the coronavirus.  

Skip the crowds, the lines and the bother of cooking with a local delivery service.  Some of the most popular food transport services available in the Palm Beaches include:

Uber Eats

In support of local area restaurants, Uber Eats is waiving delivery fee for customers ordering from locally owned independent restaurants.

Instacart

Instacart is a popular grocery store items delivery service that will do the shopping for you (with your list) at Publix, Whole Foods,…

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Working from home need not bring an end to your productivity. There are plenty of things you can do while working from home during the coronavirus pandemic to not only keep your head above water but also even to increase your productivity and create habits that you can carry over into the post-corona world.

Here are some productive tips for starting your day when working from home:

Don’t rush

It’s tempting when working from home to get up right at the last minute. Plan to have around an hour or preferably longer to make sure you’re not in a rush or stressed out. This is especially the case if you have any kind of deadline or call to take. Your mind needs sufficient time to wake up before doing any work. Try different breathing techniques to…

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While now is the best time for your child’s birthday party, there are still things you can do to make the day special. Here are some tips on how to celebrate your child’s birthday in social isolation.

Start Off With Surprises

There is something really special about waking up and being made a fuss of from the get-go. To know that someone has gone to the effort while you’re sleeping to do something really special for you to wake up to really starts the day off right! There are lots of ways to create special surprises to wake up to:

  • Balloons in the bedroom – You can fill your child’s room with balloons while they sleep so when they wake up they are surrounded by balloons.
  • Special birthday breakfast – this can be as simple as serving your…

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The State of Florida has recently announced this week that schools will be closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year and students will continue with virtual learning. In Palm Beach County, the last official day for students is Friday, May 29th. 

Since the outbreak of COVID-19 and Florida being in a Stay at Home order until further notice, Florida schools have turned to virtually Graduation Ceremonies for the 2019-2020 Class Seniors.  This week, the Palm Beach County School District released the dates for the virtual graduation ceremonies for seniors in county schools. 

The graduation ceremonies will take place virtually and will be available to watch online or on TV.  The Superintendent of Schools said that “this was the best way to…

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