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24th Annual Turtle Trot 5K
We all know the story of the tortoise and the hare. It’s a classic! In this case, you can be the tortoise or the hare and win big at the 24th Annual Turtle Trot! 

The celebrated, annual Turtle Trot 5K Run brought to us by the Town of Jupiter is taking place on May 3rd and is kicking off at 7:30am. The usual location had to be changed up just a little bit due to construction. The exciting, new location will take place at Ocean Cay Park in Jupiter, which is located right between Jupiter and Juno Beach. 

As far as the race goes the main Turtle Trot is a “flat out, back and forth” 3.1 mile long race. The competitors will run along the beach road all competing for the first place title. If racing isn’t your goal and you want it to be a little more relaxed

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It is only a matter of days until the largest waterfront music and art festival, SunFest 2014, opens its gates on April 30 and continues through Sunday, May 4. SunFest takes place along the West Palm Beach Intracoastal Waterway on Flagler Drive between Banyan Boulevard to Lakeview Avenue.  The state's largest waterfront music and art festival attracts more than 275,000 visitors.

SunFest is a premiere sun and fun event showcasing top musical talents.  This year’s lineup includes Robin Thicke, Kid Rock, Alice in Chains, Ellie Goulding, J. Cole , Daughtry, Sublime, Goo Goo Dolls and many more.

Over 165 juried artists are drawn to the music, art and craft show from around the nation. There are plenty of activities for families and a Captain Morgan’s Floating

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Lee Westwood ened a two year winless drought in dominating fashion, winning the Malaysian Open on the European Tour Sunday.

Westood went wire-to-wire to win the event despite having to sit through a four hour weather delay in the middle of the final round. The Old Palm resident shot a final round 68 to win by seven shots for his 36th career victory.

It's a golf course that suits my game; it's very tight in certain areas. I played well, I putted well, and the short game is good," Westwood said.

Westwood's final round 68 was enough to allow him to ease to victory over neighboor and fellow Old Palm resident Louis Oosthuizen who won the event in 2012. Oosthuizen finished in the three way tie for second at 11-under par.

Westwood entered the final

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Every second Friday of the month the epicurean Food Truck Invasion will be back in Abacoa at the Abacoa Town Center on Town Center Drive and Crescent Drive, Jupiter.

If you have never experienced a “food truck invasion” here is some information you will need to know:

    This is a huge outdoor picnic, bring a blanket or chairs and enjoy the music and      pleasant evening.

    Food trucks of different origins, cuisine and menus prepare food to order.

    It is not fast food.

    A chef runs each pristine truck.

    Sample fusion cuisine, comfort foods and decadent sweet treats.

    Soft drinks, beer and wine are available for purchase.

    Perfect family event in a family friendly atmosphere.

    Free admission.

If the second Friday of the month does not work out,

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Starting at 9:00 a.m. ET on April 15, for ONE DAY ONLY, any adult in the United States may purchase a pair of wearable technology – Google Glass.   Purchase price is $1,500.00 a pair.  The orders will include shades or frames for the glasses.  

Google has collaborated up the owner of Ray-Ban and Oakley sunglasses brand to make the glasses cool.

Google released the following statement about the wearable technology glass:

“Over the past several months, we’ve been trying out different ways to expand the Explorer program. Some of you signed up at Google I/O, some told us what you would do #ifihadglass, some were referred by a friend, some joined through their school or university. Our Explorers are moms, bakers, surgeons, rockers, and each new Explorer has…
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Photo courtesy of Tortuga Music Festival.

The Tortuga Music Festival is this Saturday and Sunday at Fort Lauderdale beach park.  Thousands of people are expected “to rock the beach” in support of marine conservation.

Music and beach lovers are expected to take over the beach this weekend for the “Rock the Ocean, Tortuga Music Festival”.  This is the second year in a row for the concert.  The inaugural concert drew more than 25,000 fans to Fort Lauderdale beach last year.

This year some of music’s biggest names will be performing.  Tortuga Music Festival is pairing country, rock and roots music with over 20 bands in the line-up including Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Train, Dierks Bentley, Hank Williams, Jr., Brantley Gilbert, Sheryl Crow, Billy Currington,…
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PGA National has hosted some of the biggest events and biggest names in golf over its illustrious existence. It hosted the Ryder Cup in 1983, the PGA Championship in 1987, the senior PGA Championship from 1982-2000, and since 2007 has become the permanent home of The Honda Classic. The new Web.com Qualifying School Finals can now be added to that list.

The Jack Nicklaus designed Champions Course, the same course The Honda Classic is played on, as well as the Fazio Course will now play host to some of the best young golfers looking to earn a spot on the Web.com Tour in year two of the new revamped qualifying school. Last year saw a change in the Q-School process where for the first time, the top finishers in the six round final round earn cards on the

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The Barrett-Jackson Auto Auction is a one of a kind car experience.  The event is the only collector car auction on the East Coast.  The world’s greatest collection car auction will be held at the Expo Center at the South Florida Fairgrounds, 9067 Southern Boulevard, West Palm Beach, FL  33411 on April 11-13, 2014.

The auction brings thousands of visitors to the Palm Beaches every year to view millions of dollars of classic automobiles.  What started as a simple meeting between friends and car buffs in 1960 has emerged into the world's most prestigious and anticipated collector car auctions and events.  Previously, car collecting was a hobby dominated by dealers and the ultra-wealthy; many now enjoy it.  Barrett-Jackson offers the most desirable vehicles…
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Loggerhead MarineLife Center has been chosen as the Worth Avenue Associations philanthropic partner for 2014.  As part of this collaboration, the Worth Avenue Association will be donating a portion of the proceeds each Wednesday at 11:00am, back to Loggerhead MarineLife Center.

The Avenue boosts more than 200 boutiques, some of which have been serving shoppers since 1925.   This architectural treasure boasts international collections of designer fashioners, jewelry and world class restaurants.  It is recognized as one of the world’s most prestigious shopping destinations, as well as for its famous landmarks and local area residents. This is a great opportunity to take a stroll down the Avenue led by noted historian Rick Rose.   The tours start in the Via

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West Palm Beach Green Market

Don’t miss the last few weeks of the 19th season of the West Palm Beach Green Market! Rolling into town every Saturday, the Green Market and its vendors unfold into the streets of downtown West Palm. A rainbow of orchids and fresh flowers hang overhead and the scent of freshly popped, artisanal popcorn and baked goods fill the air.  You will be immersed in yards of fruits and vegetables, wrapped in endless views of the Intracoastal and surrounded by the local music. It is a feast for all of your senses!

If you haven’t experienced a Green Market Saturday yet, it is safe to say you’re missing out! The Green Market is the perfect weekend event to enjoy with family or friends. The Green Market is held at 101 South Flagler Drive on the West Palm Beach

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