January 2023

There are 11 blog entries for January 2023.

Polo Season has officially begun in South Florida. Every year, The National Polo Center in Wellington hosts its annual Polo Season that begins in January and goes through April. The hundreds of events attract thousands of spectators, world’s premier polo players, Olympian equestrians, and polo enthusiast each year to the area. 

The National Polo Center in western Palm Beach County is the ultimate social scene. The Center is home to the world-class equestrian competitions and the National Polo Center (NPC) showcases its tournaments to develop American players.

The Center facilities include a Grandstand, Clubhouse, restaurants, swimming pool, gym, tennis courts, social club, and five fields. Every January through April thousands of Polo Players

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This January, the South Florida Fair Grounds turns into one of the largest fairs in the state of Florida. The fair began on January 13th and continues through this upcoming Sunday, January 29th. 

The theme for this year’s fair is Pre-Historic Creatures. The fair features some of the most fascinating life size dinosaurs and pre-historic creatures from the tiny Raptors to the giant T-Rex. There is also self-contained shows and family entertainment dedicated to dinosaurs. 

In addition to the giant dinosaur creatures, the fair features over 200 games for you to win prizes, rides for all ages, great fair food, and North America’s largest traveling Ferris Wheel. The Ferris Wheel is over 150 feet in the air and is the center of attention at the fair in

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Mix up your traditional happy hour with a tapas hour. The word tapas is derived from the Spanish word “tapa” which translated means "cover" or "lid." Most Americans are familiar with tapas as little bites, like hors d'oeuvres served in a bar. There is a well-known tapas bar here in Tequesta. Andalucía Tapas Bar and Restaurant is an authentic Spanish tapas bar in the heart of the Jupiter/Tequesta area. Andalucía is located at 187 Tequesta Drive.

There is more to the “tapas” story. Years ago, tired travelers would stop at an inn for a rest and a “chiquito” (small glass of wine). Since there were no screens on the windows, occasionally a fly may be in the bar. To prevent a fly from falling into the glass of wine, the innkeeper would place a piece of

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Blackbird Modern Asian is ushering in the “Year of the Rabbit” with a Lunar New Year’s Eve Celebration on Saturday, January 21, 2023. Blackbird Modern Asian is located at 1511 North Old Dixie Highway. in Jupiter. The zodiac-inspired event, wishing you prosperity will feature a lineup of dining, music, and dancing.  

The evening commences with revealing hidden prophecies from Lunar New Year’s fortune cards using feng shui coins. Next, order a “Lucky Rabbit Martini” and toast to be enlightened in the days ahead. The specialty cocktail is formulated from tangerine bourbon, orange elixir, all spice, lime juice, and simple syrup. 

In honor of the holiday, executive chef Tim Nickey’s making Lobster Cantonese with longevity noodles and ginger-scallion

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Thousands of Palm Beach County residents will honor Martin Luther King, Jr. today, January 18, 2022. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a Baptist minister and social rights activist in the United States in the 1950s and 1960s. He was a leader of the American civil rights movement, encouraging equality. He organized peaceful protests as leader of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, including the March on Washington in 1963. Dr. King led the civil rights movement in the United States from the mid-1950s until his death by assassination in 1968. 

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, multiple events are scheduled today.

Palm Beach Atlantic University:

Volunteers will clean up Coleman Park and the surrounding neighborhood Monday. They

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Learn about the connection between mangrove and coral reef communities. Learn how fish use these habitats and the fascinating behaviors of native fish, stingrays, and other marine life during these free presentations. Explore the outdoor marine aquariums at the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center. The Gumbo Limbo Nature Center is located at 1801 North Ocean Boulevard, in Boca Raton.

Over 200,000 visitors take a time off from the hustle and bustle of like to enjoy a walk on the boardwalk. Count the thousands of tropical fish in the aquariums, relax in the butterfly garden, or visit the patients in the sea turtle rehabilitation facility.

The nature center is open to people of all ages. Children and teens under eighteen must participate with an adult.

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"Salt Life" is an expression that describes a lifestyle revolving around the ocean. The “salt life” focuses on the ocean for fun activities.  You possibly have noticed bumper stickers on cars up and down the coast as well as in Jupiter. The Town of Jupiter was shaken when two local boys got lost at sea! The AustinBlu Foundation was formed in 2015, in the wake of a tragedy involving two young boaters from Jupiter, on July 24th, 2015. Austin Blu Stephanos was one of those boys and the namesake of this foundation. 

The boys virtually grew up on the water, boating, fishing, diving, or swimming nearly every day. They worked at a local tackle shop together. They wrapped up themselves in the "salt life" of the ocean. This Foundation is rooted

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Palm Beach Gardens is a beautiful city located between Donald Ross Road and Northlake Boulevard, just seven miles north of West Palm Beach. The streets are lined with lush greenery, and the buildings are refined and polished. Palm Beach Gardens is perfect for welcoming anyone home. From golf course homes to an equestrian community, to the villas and estate homes of BallenIsles, real estate in Palm Beach Gardens is surprisingly diversified.

 Palm Beach Gardens is also home to the headquarters of the Professional Golfers’ Association of America a/k/a The PGA. Each year The PGA hosts legendary professional golfers at The Honda Classic. 

Additionally, for your shopping pleasure, The Gardens Mall offers high-end destination shopping set in exquisite

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It is 2023 and time for a new year and new you! The Mall at Wellington Green is located at 10300 West Forest Hill Boulevard, in Wellington is calling all kids and kids at heart to dance until their heart is content this new year! The Mall at Wellington Green is pleased to announce a robust 2023 schedule of dance and fitness classes for children and adults of all ages.

Weekly programming: 

Monday

3:00–3:30pm: Mini Expressive (Ages 2-4)

3:30–4:00pm: Pre-Acrobatics (Ages 3-5)

4:00–4:45pm: Dance Combo 1 (Ages 5-7)

4:45–5:30pm: Expressive (Ages 3-5)

5:30–6:30pm: Dance Combo 2 (Ages 7-10)

6:30–7:00pm: Fit and Flex (Ages 5 & up)

7:00–7:45pm: Ballet 3 (Ages 7 & up)

Tuesday

3:00–3:30pm: Dance with Me (Ages up to 3)

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The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens located at 4000 Morikami Park Road, in Delray Beach, is hosting January 2023 events. These events allow visitors to experience traditional and contemporary Japanese culture through engaging exhibits, varied educational programs and seasonal events, a world-class bonsai display. For the month of January, there is an Orchid Weekend,

The Art of Kokedama, and an inspiration of Madame Butterfly with Palm Beach Opera at Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens. Do not miss these cultural events! 

- Wednesdays, January 11, 18, 25 

Ikebana Flower Arrangement: Sogetsu School (Class)  

Time: Beginners - 10:00am –12:00pm  

           Intermediate – 1:30pm – 3:30pm* 

Cost: $80 (Morikami Members $70) Advance

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