April 2022

There are 84 blog entries for April 2022.

Visit the Delray Affair as you stroll the streets of “The Most Fun Small Town in the US”! The Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce will be celebrating the 60th year of the Delray Affair. Named the “Greatest Show under the Delray Sun,” the Delray Affair is one of the largest arts and craft festivals in the Southeast. The arts festival runs through April 10th, 2022.

Downtown Delray is vibrant and bustling during the day with an eclectic mixture of fine art, great crafts, and funky products from around the world. The affair takes place along the palm tree-lined downtown streets of Delray Beach and extends twelve city blocks. 

The Delray Affair has received awards for its ‘eclectic’ mixture of art, great crafts, and funk from around the world.

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Spend a plein air afternoon on Sunday, April 10, 2022, with the renowned Miami City Ballet. The ballet company will perform a series of pop-up performances, To Florida, With Love, at Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens. Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens are located at 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach. One of the featured works is dedicated to "Meiyo No Tame," to the Morikami.

Recognized as one of the top ten ballet companies in the nation, Miami City Ballet is the jewel of the cultural world in South Florida. The troupe began to blend 20th-century masterpieces with the classics in the 1980s. This neoclassic style has characterized the company throughout its repertoire of over eighty ballets. Performances have always been held at various

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Palm Beach County is a beautiful area to disconnect and go back to the simpler things in life, if only for one night or a long weekend, with camping. No internet, no phone, no office, just the sounds of nature. Enjoy a peaceful, beautiful preserve and fun for the whole family.

Peanut Island Park & Tent Campground is a family sanctuary featuring great snorkeling, pathways, overnight camping, and swimming. The best ways to get over are via water taxi stops from nearby Sailfish Marina or Riviera Beach Marina - or anchor your boat right along the shoreline.

Location: 6500 Peanut Island Road, Riviera Beach, FL 33404

Torry Island Campground and Marina is a fun-filled camping and outdoor adventure on Lake Okeechobee's 640 acres "Island Jewel" which

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Your little ones are “Egg” stra special and deserve a practice, Easter Egg Hunt and there is one just south of North Palm Beach on the waterfront. You are invited to enjoy springtime fun. Many folks might think Easter eggs and Easter egg hunts are a commercialized form of the Easter celebration. But their roots are deeply embedded in the practices of early Christians in eastern cultures. In addition, they are just a blast for the kids!

The West Palm Beach Easter egg hunt will take place on Saturday, April 9, 2022, from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm at Currie Park. Currie Park is located at 2400 North Flagler Drive in West Palm Beach. 

Participants must be PRE-REGISTERED online.  To participate on the day of the event, youngsters must be accompanied by

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Palm Beach County is home to interesting ecosystems. Grassy Waters Preserve is a wetlands ecosystem that spans twenty-three miles. This wetlands ecosystem meets local demands for freshwater and serves as the freshwater supply for the City of West Palm Beach and the towns of South Palm Beach and Palm Beach Island.

Grassy Waters Preserve is a pristine trace of the Everglades system. It consists of a mosaic of wetlands, tree islands, and forested hammocks. Grassy Waters Preserve is home to a variety of native wildlife including the wood stork, white ibis, great blue heron, white-tailed deer, otter, everglades snail kite, bobcat, and alligator.

Trails of varying lengths and difficulties are accessible to the public FREE of charge. Experienced

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The West Palm Beach GreenMarket was voted the number 1 farmers market in the country by voters in USA Today’s 10 Best Readers’ Choice awards. The last GreenMarket of the season is April 16, 2022. If you have not explored the best market in the United States, there is a limited time before is shut down for summer. The West Palm Beach GreenMarket began in 1995 with only thirteen vendors. Mayor Nancy Graham was inspired to re-create the culture of public markets in Europe. According to the city, Graham is quoted as saying, “In the green markets I visited, people selling the produce knew their shoppers’ names and the shoppers could ask questions about the products.

The West Palm Beach GreenMarket beat out hot spots like Seattle, Washington; Santa Fe,

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Every Thursday at the Sailfish Marina Sunset Celebration enjoy a casual and entertaining sunset with friends and family. The Sailfish Marina Resort located at 98 Lake Drive, Singer Island, is a tropical vacation paradise with Old Florida charm. It is the home to a world-famous fleet of luxury sport fishing yachts and water taxis that will take you out on the water. Also, join the "Sunset Celebration" every Thursday along the seawall and dine observing the amazing views from the waterfront restaurant.

The Sunset Celebration along the Sailfish Marina seawall features live music and vendors selling a variety of hand-made unique items. Enjoy dinner at the restaurant, stroll along and watch the boats at the sunsets. Try a “Grouper Dog” or “Conch

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The month of April has been designated as “Earth Month.” To commemorate Mother Earth, it is a terrific opportunity to share some facts about our beautiful planet.

All the planets, apart from Earth, were named after Greek and Roman gods and goddesses. The name Earth is an English/German name which simply means the “ground.” It comes from the Old English words 'eor(th)e' and 'ertha'. In German it is 'erde'. The name Earth is at least 1000 years old.

Earth weighs about 13,170,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 pounds (or 5,974,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 kilograms). Since Earth is too big to be placed on a scale, scientists use mathematics and the laws of gravity to figure out Earth's weight. For your reference I personally reconfirmed this equation, and

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Trees around homes in Palm Beach County not only help reduce the amount of energy your home requires, but they also add to your property value, reduce your carbon footprint, improve the air quality, and catch stormwater runoff. According to the Arbor Day Foundation, “Planting the right tree in the right place is key to maximizing the energy-saving benefits that those trees provide. When planted properly, a single tree can save a homeowner up to 20% on energy costs.” The program is designed to help people plant trees on their property for maximum energy savings as part of Arbor Day Foundation efforts. The program partners with cities, states, energy companies, corporations, and nonprofit organizations to distribute trees throughout the country. 

To

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In celebration of National Empanada Day, which falls on April 8, 2022, it is the perfect excuse to try one if you have not yet. Barrio is a covered outdoor experience with food and drink based on classic Latin neighborhood street food and a full bar that celebrates craft cocktail elements from your favorite tropical Latin destinations. The neighborhood café is in The Square at 700 South Rosemary Avenue, Second Floor, in West Palm Beach.

Barrio’s executive chef Rolando Anoceto will roll out his street food-inspired beer braised empanadas ($11) stuffed with dry-aged Spanish chorizo, house-cured Manchego, and drizzled with smoked sweet pepper aioli.

A beloved culinary treasure in Latin America and Spain, empanadas are easy-to-eat pastries layered

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