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The Palm Beach Zoo and Conversation Society is a non-profit zoo and is one of the top-rated zoological organizations in the state of Florida. The popular Palm Beach Zoo is located in Dreher Park in West Palm Beach.

The Zoo is home to hundreds of animals and species, many of them are endangered. In total more than 550 animals and more than 190 species roam freely throughout the 23 acres of lush tropical habitat. Animals include monkey’s, alligators, birds, tigers, elephants, jaguars, bears, sloths, and much more.

The Palm Beach Zoo is open daily from 9 am to 5 pm and is only closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. General Admission tickets are required to visit the zoo and cost $18.95 dollars for children, $22.95 for those 60 years old and older,

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center is hosting their reoccurring monthly Ocean Explorers After Dark event for kids this Friday night.

Come and experience the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center after hours for a engaging opportunity and hands on experience for children to explore and experience the Loggerhead Marinelife Center. The program is geared toward children ages 6 to 10 years old and each month the program will feature a different unique theme.

The night includes a tour of the Outdoor Sea Turtle Hospital, a chance to participate in interactive games and lessons and pizza. The event is a drop-off event only and the drop off time starts at 5:30 pm to 6 pm and pick up time is from 9 pm to 9:30 pm.

The cost is $35 dollars per child. To

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The South Florida Science Center and Florida Atlantic University’s Brain Institute have just opened the world’s most advanced neuroscience exhibit. The exhibit will inspire a new generation of technologists, scientists and medical professionals.

The exhibit is called Journey Through The Human Brain and features the latest high-tech displays, state of the art equipment, innovations and immersive experiences and installations. The exhibit is a 2,500 square foot permanent exhibition located in the West Wing of the Science Center. The development has been in progress for the past 3 years and the exhibit is now open to the public.

To read more about the Journey Through The Human Brain Exhibit, click here to visit their website.

The South Florida Science

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School is coming to an end in Palm Beach County and what better way to spend your summer than at one of several Summer Camps aimed children of all ages.

Here are some of the Summer Camps going on this summer in Palm Beach County.

Palm Beach Zoo: Go Wild at the Summer Zoo Camp. Those who attend will get an up-close encounter with the animals, behind the scenes tours, arts and crafts, educational activities, science experiments and much more. The Summer Camp for ages 5 to 10 years old starts on June 3rd through August 9th, Monday through Friday. The Summer Camp for ages 11 to 14 starts on June 17th through August 2nd, Monday through Friday. For more information about the camps, click here.

Junior Marine Biologist Summer Camp: The Loggerhead Marinelife

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Every month the Downtown at the Gardens hosts their Kids Crawl on the last Wednesday of the month.

Families are invited to enjoy the fun afternoon filled with activities for families and children, free carousel rides in the Centre Court, games, arts and crafts, restaurant and retailer promotions and much more.

Every month is a different theme and this month is a free day with the Busch Wildlife Sanctuary. There will also be live local animals and a mock animal hospital.

The Kids Crawl is this Wednesday, April 24th at 11 am and goes until 1 pm in the Centre Court of the outdoor shopping and lifestyle center.

If you cannot make this one, there will be another one in May. For more information on the Kids Crawl, click here to visit their Facebook page.


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The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary “Flotilla 52” and The Loxahatchee River Center in Jupiter get together a few times a year to provide boating safety courses. The classes are aimed for young boaters, but all are welcomed to attend who wish to learn more about boating and water safety.

The classes are provided by the AustinBlu Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness and promote educational programs and water safety.

The class is free, however there is a $10-dollar deposit required to hold and reserve a spot. The deposit will be returned in full at the end of the class.
The next class is Saturday, April 20th at The Loxahatchee River Center in Jupiter. The State of Florida requires that anyone who wishes to operate a

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The Downtown at the Gardens is hosting two upcoming events to celebrate Spring. The kid-friendly events include a Kid’s Garden to Table Cooking class and a Spring Hop-Opening celebration.

This Saturday, April 6th the outdoor lifestyle center is hosting their Peter Cotton Tail’s Garden to Table Cooking event. The kid-friendly cooking class features Easter-themed cooking with Miss Nancy and Grace from What’s Cooking Kids. The junior chefs will prepare vegetable butterflies from fresh veggies and make a potted plant with Oreos and pudding. The cost to attend the cooking class is $10 dollars and your ticket helps support the Els for Autism Foundation. To reserve a spot, call 561-727-2640.

Spring Hop-Opening is next Saturday, April 13th in the Centre

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center hosts a Kid’s Fishing Program every Saturday from October through April at the Juno Beach Pier.

Children who attend the fishing program will learn the basic fishing techniques including knot tying, casting, proper release protocols, and species identification. They will also learn about the conversation of the ocean, habit protection, sea turtle recuses, and the importance of collecting and recycling the fishing line.

The program runs on Saturday mornings from 9 am to 11 am at the Juno Beach Pier. The next one is this Saturday, March 30th. Registration is required due to limited space. The children who attend will leave the fishing program with the experience and knowledge needed to be a responsible angler.

The program

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This Saturday, March 30th in Downtown Abacoa the Town of Jupiter and Jupiter Police is hosting their annual Touch A Truck event for children and families.

The family-friendly event allows children and their parents to get an up-close view and be able to touch and learn about the variety of vehicles and trucks and how they service our community. Some of the trucks and vehicles at the event include a fire truck, police vehicles, trackers, ambulances, utility trucks, school buses, garbage trucks, construction equipment, and tow trucks.

There will also be a DJ playing the latest hits, bounce houses, games, a toddler play area, face painting and much more. Food will be available for purchase from various restaurants in Abacoa such as Stadium Grill, The

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