Friday, April 22 is Earth Day. This year's theme is "Invest in Our Planet." The City of Boca Raton is investing in the planet by establishing sustainability and resiliency throughout the City's operations. The Boca Raton City Council signed the Boca on to the Cities Race to Zero.

On March 21, 2022, Boca Raton City Council decided to commit the City of Boca Raton to the Cities Race to Zero Pledge.  It is a pledge signed by more than 1,000 cities worldwide to commit to limiting global warming to 1.5°C by reaching global net-zero carbon emissions before 2050. This commitment to the Sustainability Action Plan will continue the City's work to invest not only in the planet but in the future and wellbeing of Boca Raton.

On March 21, 2022, Boca Raton…

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The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is presenting a Lighthouse Sunset Tours. The lighthouse on the beautiful Jupiter Inlet invites the public to attend a tour of the lighthouse at sunset on February 23, 2022, beginning at 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm. Climb to the top of the Lighthouse and witness the incredible sunset views of Jupiter. Climb 105 steps and take in the spectacular sunset views atop the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse. Tour time is approximately 60 minutes, guests must check in 15 minutes prior to the tour. Those who attend the tour will get a chance to witness the Light turn on and illuminate the sky as well as get a sneak peek inside the Lighthouse watch room to see how everything works.

The Lighthouse Sunset Tours last approximately an hour and…

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The housing experts say the market is “normalizing.” But what does that mean for the Palm Beaches? Will home prices in Palm Beach County and rents finally come down? Will more homes go up for sale? And what does the year ahead have in store for the real estate market?

“The nation’s housing market, after a wild surge that sent home prices up over 30 percent in some cities in 2021, will be less intense next year”, according to Lawrence Yun, chief economist of the National Association of Realtors (NAR).

The NAR 2022 housing forecast anticipates the market will continue slowing down from the frenzy seen in the spring when prices shot up to new heights. However, prices will stay high, inventory will remain tight, and mortgage rates will rise. Other…

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Every year, on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, people in Southeast Florida, the United States, as well as internationally, take the time to kick off the holiday season by giving back to their community. Whether it is donating money to a charitable cause or volunteering, Giving Tuesday is a day set to benefit the community.

Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the ability of individuals and organizations to change their communities and the world. So, what is Giving Tuesday? Giving Tuesday was created in 2012 as a remarkably simple idea. The idea was of a day that encourages people to do good for others and their community.

Giving Tuesday is now an independent nonprofit and a global movement that inspires hundreds of millions…

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On Saturday, November 13, 2021, between 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., the Boca Raton Museum of Art invites you to join us for a family fun day of art.  When family members engage in art or play-based therapeutic activity, they often express thoughts and feelings that they otherwise may not feel comfortable expressing through traditional family talk therapy. Art and play-based activities can unlock a deeper level of communication.

Join in the celebration of music, dance, and art-making at the Museum’s Bi-Annual Family Day. Enjoy watching an artist create artwork, listen to classmates singing and dancing, and make your own masterpiece. There’s plenty to see and do! 

The Boca Raton Museum of Art is located at  801 West Palmetto Park Road, Boca Raton.

 

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For the first time in PGA Tour Champions history, there will be a zero-waste event on the Tour schedule.

Last Monday, the tournament announced that the 2021 edition of the event will be a Zero Waste Tournament. in addition to re-purposing, reusing, recycling, or donating the majority of the items used to put on the tournament, TimberTech also announced, in conjunction with their FULL-CIRCLE program, that they will be holding a plastic bag collection drive and raffle. Those attending the TimberTech Championship can bring their old plastic bags and recycle them at the tournament for a chance to win a set of two Adirondack chairs, a matching side table – both made from recycled materials – and a TimberTech swag bag.

“TimberTech stands for…

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Boynton Beach celebrates the momentous occasion of Juneteenth Festival: A Celebration of Freedom.  This occasion is recognized throughout the area with festivals and celebrations to recognize the holiday. If you are looking for a fun family afternoon head over to Boynton Beach for a free Juneteenth event.

Juneteenth is a holiday that acknowledges this significant day in U.S. history. This year marks the 156th anniversary of this special holiday that celebrates the emancipation and symbolic end of slavery of African Americans in the United States. Although Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863, the last slaves in the United States were finally freed in Texas on June 19th, 1865. The blend of both words “June” and “nineteenth”…

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Old School Square Pavilion in Delray Beach will host Martin Sexton. Old School Square is in a historic area at 51 North Swinton Avenue in Delray Beach. The 5-acre site is at the corner of Atlantic Avenue and Swinton Avenue, connecting Delray's downtown shopping district. The show will be held on Thursday May 27, 2021 and is the only Martin Sexton concert scheduled at Old School Square currently.

Why not end the month May with great music.  This is an “I Want My ’90s Back” musical showcase starring Palm Beach County’s own Vanilla Ice.  The singer/songwriter with a soulful edge brings an understated passion to both personal and topical material. Always an independent soul, Sexton’s singular sound inspires a sense of wanderlust and escapades in those…

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Jupiter residents know this is the perfect opportunity for some home bound fun.  Connect with the members of your household with basic fun you can do at home with the kids. 

Hire one of your “tweens” as a helper.  If you are working remotely at home, consider hire one of your” tweens” as a mother’s helper. School’s out for everyone, so hire your own” tween” to help entertain and help oversee the little ones or help with an elder in the home.  It is something for everyone!

Sustain a schedule.  Children, especially those facing age-related disabilities may find schedule changes and unstructured time anxiety-provoking. Create a schedule that includes wake-up and bedtimes, meals, outdoor play, and learning and free.

Try an online practice…

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