September 2022

There are 46 blog entries for September 2022.

What is the connection between mangrove and coral reef communities? How do fish use these habitats? Gumbo Limbo is a 20-acre coastal preserve. Gumbo Limbo Nature Center is surrounded by a rare remnant of tropical hardwood hammock, located on a barrier island in Boca Raton. Learn about the fascinating behaviors of native fish, stingrays, and other marine life with Outdoor Marine Aquarium Feeding.  These are free presentations for the public. Meet at the outdoor marine aquariums at the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center.

Take a stroll through the butterfly garden, where species of wild butterflies can be seen year-round. Walk the Ashley Trail and relax in the authentic Chiki overlooking the Intracoastal. A variety of native fish and other marine animals

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Come enjoy fresh, handmade, and specialty-made products at the Stuart Green Market in Martin County. Since the late 1990s, Stuart Florida has enjoyed fresh, handmade, and specialty products at the Stuart Green Market by the water at Flagler Park. Try a new artisan treat or product every Sunday!

 The artisan market is held every Sunday beginning at 9:00 a.m. The marketplace is a one-stop shop for everything from beachwear, authentic foods, river cruise tickets, artisan soaps, houseplants, pepper jelly, fresh produce, fresh Spanish tapas, and more!

When you buy locally you support the community and the environment. Enjoy locally caught seafood, locally grown produce, food prepared fresh, and art from local talent.

Vendors preparing fresh food

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Since opening in 1977, Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens has been the epicenter for Japanese art and culture in South Florida. Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens is located at 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach. Have you ever wondered about Japanese culture, art and flower arranging? Morikami is presenting October programming which can educate you about the ancient culture and traditions.

Stroll for Well-Being 

Wednesdays Oct 5, Nov 2, Dec 7 or Saturdays Oct 1 & 8, Nov 5, Dec 10 

Time: 11:00am – 12:30pm or 1:30pm – 3:00pm 

Cost: Free to qualified applicants

The museum’s therapeutic garden walking program (3 sessions) allows for participants to immerse
themselves in the natural beauty, peace, and serenity of the gardens. A myriad

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On Friday, September 30, 2022, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm a painting class will be offered. Within the Tree of Life Painting Class, you will learn how to paint a colorful sunset with the tree of life on canvas. All materials and instructions will be provided. The event will take place at Private Oceans North, 208 U.S. Highway 1, Suite 204, in North Palm Beach.

The class is offered by Mobile Masterpieces. Hosted by a local artist, Melissa Mastrangelo, with a BA in Fine Art, she started Mobile Masterpieces to teach art anywhere and to anyone, without them needing any artistic experience. The class is taught in easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions. The class may be offered at your house or at your local favorite hangout, she will take the Paint Party

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American Humane, America’s first national humane organization, is set to launch The Humane Table: Cooking with Compassion, a cookbook for home cooks who share the organization’s dedication to the kind and respectful treatment of animals. American Humane is in Palm Beach. The book will be released in late October to coincide with Humane for the Holidays, a campaign designed to drive awareness for creating meals featuring responsibly raised and sustainable ingredients for the fall and winter holidays.

The cookbook, written by Dr. Robin R. Ganzert, president and CEO of American Humane, features more than 100 carefully curated seasonal recipes from top chefs and national brands. The recipes incorporate ingredients that are respectfully produced by

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The Delray Beach Restaurant Month 2022 (September) is produced by the Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority in collaboration with the Downtown Delray Beach restaurants, cafés, and fast-casual establishments and eateries. One of the participating restaurants is Elisabetta’s Ristorante located at 32 East Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach. They are offering a three-course chef’s menu for $45!

Elisabetta’s Ristorante also has a location in Downtown West Palm Beach.  However, the special prix fixe menu which includes Rigatoni Alla Bolognese with a choice of salad and dessert. This special offer is only available in the Delray Beach location in partnership with the Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority.

The 7th annual Downtown Delray Beach

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center located at 14200 U.S. Highway 1 in Juno Beach asks that residents think globally and act locally. Due to potential impacts of hurricane Ian on our area this week, Loggerhead Marinelife Center and the Juno Beach Pier will be CLOSED today (Wednesday, September 28th) and will remain closed until the storm passes and assessments are made.  Please stay off the beaches and remain cautious.

Marine debris is a global issue. It is not unique to one individual, one organization, or one country, but just like our ocean, it is something we all share as citizens of planet Earth. Human-made items that enter the marine environment travel. The ocean's currents act like conveyor belts, transporting debris from one beach to another

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Boynton Beach is nicknamed “America’s gateway to the Gulfstream.”  It is located between West Palm Beach and Ft. Lauderdale. This small-town features beautiful beaches, exquisite dining, and golf courses, all within a shopper's paradise! One rustic, Italian hotspot, Josie's Ristorante is dishing out two wallet-friendly dining specials that will satisfy lingering summer hunger pains, deliciously. 

Pollo aficionados have plenty to cluck about with Josie's $12 Chicken Parmigiana meal (regularly priced at $26) layered with mozzarella cheese and San Marzano sauce over spaghetti. Entrées are accompanied by a bountiful garden salad and pillowy soft garlic rolls. Available for lunch and dinner. Dine-in only.

Tuck into executive chef Sebastian

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One hour south of Palm Beach County is a  dazzling outdoor display for the entire family to delight in!  Haulover Park is hosting Kitetober Festival including large flying whales. Haulover Park in is located at 10800 Collins Avenue, in Miami Beach.

The Kite Festival is 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. October 22 and 23, 2022, and entry is free. Kites representing different nationalities are encouraged. Food and kites are available for purchase at the event. 

At the event, fly your own kites if you’d like, or watch others.  Kites of all shapes and styles are featured, including:

- 100-foot octopus

- 30-foot fish

- Giant flying whales

- and more! 

The festival is hosted by Skyward Kites, 305-893-0906, and Miami-Dade Parks. Parking is $7, and is

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The What the Punk Fest goal is to provide secure spaces, with dance and music being the common denominator, to as many people as possible regardless of sexuality, gender, age, race, or experience level. Concluding the year's outreach, What the Punk Fest weekend, is scheduled for October 1-3, 2020.

This is Florida’s 1st and only International Gay Urban Dance Festival. What the PUNK is a rare and bona fide resource for education and preservation of urban dance cultures born in the 60s, the 70s, 80s, and today. It explores how they are done, and how to teach them. Guest instructors and performers are innovators of their craft. It serves as once-in-a-lifetime access to these dance icons, to learn from them firsthand, and express their personal growth

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