TV shows like Dancing with the Stars have encouraged Palm Beach County residents to spruce up their dance moves. Why not start with Beginner's Salsa Class with Soul Entertainment Art Your first class is FREE with online registration. Be surrounded by positive people in a friendly environment who are looking to learn and grow their Salsa dancing skills while creating significant connections! Salsa classes are every Tuesday between 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm.

The origins of salsa date back to the 1900s in Eastern Cuba. Salsa is a dance and a musical style with the deep Caribbean and African roots. It is immensely popular in almost all of Latin America, and among Latino communities in the United States. The salsa rhythm is widely recognized for being catchy,…

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Florida Boating Safety Educational Requirements require boat operators who were born on or after January 1, 1988, to obtain a Florida Boating Safety Education Identification Card to operate a motorboat with ten horsepower or more. The requirements to take an approved boating safety course and to obtain a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) issued identification card are the same, but the age threshold for the educational requirements is now based on whether you were born on or after January 1, 1988. For more information, visit the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission website.

The greatest boating safety tip for any Jupiter boater is to always wear a lifejacket! Most people who drown in boating accidents know how to…

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Palm Beach County schools will be closed on Primary Election Day. Tuesday, August 23, 2022, is Primary Election Day in Palm Beach County. In addition to other polling sites throughout the County, more than one hundred District-operated campuses will serve as polling places on that day, from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. As such, schools will be closed and there will be no classes for Palm Beach County District students.

The use of school-based sites as polling places is in accordance with F.S. 101.71 which states in part that “public, tax-supported buildings shall be made available for use as polling places upon the request of the supervisor of elections.” Additionally, F.S. 1013.10 states in part that “the board may permit the use of educational…

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Discover Old School Square,  a National Historic Site in Delray Beach located at 51 North Swinton Avenue. Here are beautifully restored, early 20th-century school buildings that served the Delray Beach community with visual and performing arts, entertainment, and enrichment.

Old School Square and the Crest Theatre are in the heart of downtown Delray Beach. This award-winning, nationally recognized arts center successfully combined historic preservation and the arts. It became the catalyst for the 1990’s revitalization of downtown Delray Beach.

The Crest Theatre is housed in the restored 1925 Delray High School building on the Old School Square campus in Delray Beach. It was dedicated in 1993…

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Theatre Arts Production is offering free tickets for a live musical performance in Wellington. “Matilda The Musical” will be presented on August 19-20, 2022. The musical's narrative centers on Matilda, a precocious 5-year-old girl with the gift of telekinesis. She loves reading and overcomes obstacles caused by her family and school. Additionally, Matilda helps her favorite teacher regain her life. 

The gifted and bright little girl develops a love of reading. In the face of her contemptuous parents and difficult principal at school, Matilda incorporates rebellion with her magical powers. The production takes place at Wellington High School, 2101 Greenview Shores Boulevard, in Wellington. 

The idea of Theatre Arts Production, a nonprofit theatre…

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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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Resource Depot in West Palm Beach offers recycled items at discount prices. It is a fantastic place for teachers, artists, and other crafty shoppers who appreciate a deal. The Resource Depot, located at 2508 Florida Avenue, in West Palm Beach is a superb shop to check out. The Depot sells excess supplies and an eclectic array of items at discount prices.

Resource Depot centers on reusing and repurposing random items donated by businesses and individuals. Artists, educators, and families often pick up assorted items for art projects. Some items are unopened and in packages. Cleaning out closets…donate unused supplies, or slightly used items. 

For over 20 years, Resource Depot's center for creative reuse has turned waste into artistic wonder by…

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Enjoy a back-to-school fashion show at The Mall At Wellington Green on July 30, 2022. The Mall at Wellington Green is located at 10300 West Forest Hill Boulevard in Wellington. The shopping center is a 1.2-million-square-foot, two-level regional shopping destination featuring more than 160 stores.

Join in a day of fabulous classroom fashion at the Mall at Wellington Green. On Saturday, July 30 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Grab trendy, fashion find and tax-free deals for the family. Returning to school students can find stylish trends while parents’ cash in on wallet-friendly retail savings during the Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday running now through Aug. 7, 2022.

The family activities will include a high energy fashion show, dance, and musical…

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South Florida residents who want tips on selecting the perfect plants for their yards can find lots of free information from landscaping experts in greater Palm Beach County. Experts will answer questions via phone and email. Lots of useful information is online for free. Florida Master Gardener Volunteer is a title granted by the University of Florida/ IFAS to individuals who complete a Master Gardener Volunteer training course and required volunteer hours. 

The purpose of the Florida Master Gardener Volunteer program is to “create and retain volunteers who educate and provide research-based information to the public about planning and maintaining urban, suburban and rural landscapes with a focus on environmental stewardship.”  

If you happen…

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Have you always wanted to learn how to wakeboard but did not know where to start? Wakeboarding is a 30-year-old water sport with origins in both water skiing, surfing, and snowboarding. Learn this exciting watersport in West Palm Beach at SHARK PARK 561. The cable watersports park is located at 1440 Eshleman Trail in West Palm Beach.

When first invented in Australia in the 1980s, wakeboarding was originally named skurfing and used binding less hand-made boards designed specifically for the sport. These days, skurfing has died off with the introduction of wakeboarding, which uses bindings. In wakeboarding, the rider is fastened to a board and towed behind boat at speeds of around thirty miles per hour.

An experienced rider can ride the surface of…

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