August 2022

There are 15 blog entries for August 2022.

Come have a taste of some of the finest food truck cuisine in South Florida. The food wagons roll in for outdoor, family fun. There is something for everyone. Encounter a range of exceptional cuisines from American, Indian, Italian, Seafood, Mexican, and more. Examples of the food you might see include vegan tacos, fried delights, burgers, desserts, and more. 

Boca Raton:

Tasty Tuesdays 5 p.m. Tuesdays at the amphitheater in West Boca. Venue: Sunset Cove Amphitheater, 20405 Amphitheater Circle, Boca Raton. Please visit their website or call 561-966-7043 for more information.

Wellington:

Events with food trucks & live entertainment are usually held from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Thursdays at Wellington Amphitheater, 12100 Forest Hill Boulevard, or

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Keep your eyes peeled for a light pink truck serving vegan ice cream. If you are looking for a cool treat in this Palm Beach County heat here is your answer! Angie’s Epicurean, located near The Wishing Tree at The Square. Every dessert and gourmet product is made from scratch with a health-oriented focus; catering cross-market to all dietary needs, including: kosher, vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free, soy free, non-GMO and plant based. Angie's Epicurean offers superior flavor, quality and culinary artisanry.

The Square is in downtown West Palm Beach. Angie’s Epicurean is a reimagined ice cream truck with a plant-based purpose. No artificial colors and additives of our childhood ice cream treats. "Creating treats with a health-oriented focus is Angie’s

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Palm Beach County has extended Palm Beaches Restaurant Week to Palm Beaches Restaurant Month. It runs Aug. 1-31, 2022. Featuring more than 100 participating restaurants, The Palm Beaches Restaurant Month offers visitors and local “foodies” the opportunity to indulge in the best of dining in the area. Diners can enjoy special prix fixe menus and offer from local restaurants. 

To see participating restaurants and menus, visit click here. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Try one of these great Palm Beach County restaurants. 

Coolinary Café & Parched 

Coolinary Café and sister watering hole The Parched Pig is in the same Palm Beach Gardens shopping center and will soon be combined into a single space. Coolinary is known for its fresh

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Enjoy every last drop of summer at Riverbend Park in Jupiter with outdoor activities.  As the month of August marches on, no need to give up an opportunity to learn about the Jupiter area.  Riverbend Park is offering the listed programs through the end of August.  Riverbend Park is located at 9060 Indiantown Road in Jupiter.

BATTLEFIELD TOURS:.

Join a Loxahatchee Battlefield Preservationist docent  Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. on a battlefield tour and learn of the Second Seminole War battles that occurred here. All ages, FREE (Reservations required). 

ARCHERY 101:

Join USA Archery and N.F.A.A. certified staff  on Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. to hone your archery skills! This program is offered to archers who have attended 2 basic archery courses at

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In 1987 a Jupiter Beach lifeguard discovered cannons and anchors at the Jupiter Inlet Wreck Site. Jupiter Wreck, Inc., of Jupiter, was formed in 1988 and acquired the necessary permits in 1990 to excavate. The initial quest around the area produced several thousand Spanish pieces of eight gold bars, and one large, 80-pound silver bar.

The Jupiter Beach shipwreck is believed to be the San Miguel Archangel, an aviso. An aviso was a ship used to carry Royal correspondence, passengers, and special cargo for the King of Spain and Viceroys. The research discovered that 33 passengers survived the shipwreck. The passengers were found stranded at Jupiter Inlet in 1660.

The San Miguel Archangel is documented to have sailed in 1659 from Havana, Cuba,

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International Beer Day falls on the first Friday of August. People in the Jupiter area will be excited to put this day, August 5, 2022, on the calendar. International Beer Day is now observed in eighty countries. A day to celebrate beers and brewers from around the world with friends. Beer is one of the oldest drinks ever known to humanity.

International Beer Day is a global celebration of beer, taking place in pubs, breweries, and backyards all over the world. It is a time for beer lovers to raise a toast to brewers, bartenders and celebrate in the significance of beer! Pop into a local establishment and get an ice cold glass of international beer.

Fun Facts About Beer:

- The recipe of beer is the oldest recorded recipe in the world. The

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Delray Beach offers an exuberant arts and entertainment vibe, including the Delray Art Trail. This art walk has events, public art displays and installations. For a charming artsy “do it yourself” excursion, investigate the Delray Art Trail. The Delray Art Trail website features information and photos about public art displays, art studios, and other indoor and outdoor arts venues and attractions.

Enjoy strolling along the monthly Art Walk, taking in an outdoor concert or a self-guided tour of art murals and installations. The next Art Walk event will take place on Friday, August 5th, 2022, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Downtown Delray Beach is exploding with cultural adventures.  Participating artists offer exhibits and access to their studios in the

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Please be aware that Palm Beach County kids will be going back to school very soon. Superintendent Mike Burke and other school district leaders delivered information to help students, parents, and teachers plan for the upcoming academic year, which starts on August 10, 2022.  Watch the Superintendent speak here. The National Security Council recommends that parents and guardians share transportation and school safety information with children. Whether children are dropped off at school in the car line or take the bus to school, it is extremely important that they take proper safety precautions. 

Teach your children school bus safety rules and practice with them. Go to the bus stop with your child to teach them the proper way to get on and off the

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The Friends of Jupiter Beach's August beach cleanup is slated for this Saturday, August 6th, 2022, from 8:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M. at Ocean Cay Park in Jupiter. The beach cleanup helps to keep trash away from the local wildlife while also helping to maintain the beaches for generations to come. For more information on the Friends of Jupiter Beach clean-up efforts please visit the FJB Facebook page. 

The cleanup will be at a 2 ½ mile stretch from the Juno Beach Pier and continue to the southern edge of Carlin Park. Please use beach crossovers 22-59 and enjoy a variety of breakfast foods, drinks, old and new friends, and an opportunity to win a FREE PRIZE!

When you arrive at Ocean Cay Park:

-        Sign in and get a lottery ticket for a chance to

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Divers across the globe have their eyes on the Jupiter coast for the next few months, as hundreds of goliath grouper -- some the size of golf carts and up to eight feet in length will make their way off the coast for mating season. This annual phenomenon, known as the Atlantic Goliath Grouper aggregation which provides divers with a one-of-a-kind experience right off the Jupiter coastline. The Goliath Grouper is the largest of the grouper species in the western hemisphere. The grouper can reach 8ft in length, weigh more than 1000 lbs and has a lifespan of 30-50 years. Their heads and fins have tiny dark spots, their sides irregular dark bars, their tail is rounded, and their eyes are small.

Every year, spawning aggregations of up to 100-150 Goliath

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