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Miniature Golf Day is a holiday celebrated by many golf enthusiasts on September 21st every year.  The day is similar to National Miniature Golf Day which is celebrated on the second Saturday in May.

Miniature Golf Day is a day when people can go to their favorite miniature golf courses around the area and enjoy a few hours of fun. Like, many unofficial holidays, no one really knows how or when this holiday was started. Miniature golf can be traced back to the 19th century in Scotland when women began to play golf.

Golfing is a big activity in Palm Beach County and South Florida. Palm Beach County is home to more than 160 private and public golf courses and has earned the title of Florida’s Golf Capital. In addition to the golf courses, there is…

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Today, Tuesday, August 18th is Election Day in Florida. Voters area heading to the polls to cast their votes for Florida’s Primary Election.

The Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections Office said that her office is doing everything they can to keep the poll workers and the voters safe. Voters will need to cast their votes in their assigned precincts, will also have to wear a mask and bring his or her own pen to cast their votes, in addition to the normal photo ID with a valid signature.

Other safety precautions are being put in place such as hand washing stations and hand sanitizer. Gloves and a mask if you do not have one will be provided to voters.

More than a dozen precincts have changed locations for this election because of concerns, so…

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Summer is officially over for the students and teachers in Martin County School District. Classes will begin on Tuesday, August 11th. Parents and students in Martin County School District had the choice to decide whether they prefer virtual learning or classroom learning. Nearly 40% of students in Martin County chose to do virtual learning.

The superintendent of Martin County School District promises that students taking classes virtually will receive the same lessons as their friends and classmates inside the classroom. The only difference will be their location.

 Here are some Tips to help stay focused with virtual learning.

  • Commission with students and teachers is important not just in a virtual style learning but also in the classroom

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Back to School shopping has begun and this weekend only, the state of Florida is having a Sales Tax Holiday for Back To School clothes and supplies.

For this weekend only, Friday, August 7th through Sunday, August 9th, qualifying items will be exempt from sales tax in the state of Florida. These items include:

  • School supplies selling for $15 dollars or less per item
  • Clothing, footwear, and certain accessories for $60 dollars or less per item
  • The first $1,000 of the sales price for personal computers and certain computer related purchases for noncommercial home or personal use.

The Back To School Sales Tax Holiday will be accepted at any store in the state that offers these supplies and will be automatically deducted at check out.

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Early voting has started in Palm Beach County yesterday, August 3rd and will soon be open in Martin County and the Treasure Coast later this week. Florida’s Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, August 18th.

Here is what to bring if you plan on voting early in the Primary Election.

  • A valid photo identification
  • A signature identification

Here are the locations that are currently open in Palm Beach County for early voting. Hours include: Monday, August 3rd through Sunday, August 16th from 10 am to 7 pm.

  • Acreage Branch Library, 15801 Orange Blvd. Loxahatchee
  • Belle Glade Branch Library, 725 NW 4th St. Belle Glade
  • Ezell Hester Jr. Community Center, 1901 N Seacrest Blvd. Boynton Beach
  • FAU, 777 Glades Rd. Rm.109 Boca Raton

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Hobe Sound, the small unincorporated area located just north of Tequesta and Jupiter in Martin County. The small area has a small-town feel and is centrally located on Florida’s Atlantic coastline. Hobe Sound is home to some of the most beautiful beaches, championship golf courses, nature spots, parks, schools, shops, and restaurants.

Hobe Sound is home to many recreational parks and the Jonathan Dickinson State Park. The State Park features many recreational activities such as camping, hiking, bike riding, walk trails, equestrian trails, boating, wildlife viewing, an observation tower and many more activities. The Loxahatchee River runs through the Jonathan Dickinson State Park. The River was Florida’s first river to earn the title for National Wild…

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For the past several years, Martin County officials have been trying to improve the main corridor of Palm City. Now, the project is finally moving forward and hopes to help small businesses.

Palm City is looking to complete a new streetscape project that has been in the making for the past 15 years. The new streetscape hopes to beautify the area and many local businesses are excited about the change.

Construction cones have already been spotted along the Mapp Road for the Town Center Project. Construction started in May and the project hopes to transform the street to create a downtown feel that attracts more businesses and brings more people to the area.

The project will stretch down both sides of Mapp Road from Martin Downs Boulevard to Martin…

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The Martin County School District Board has voted to stay with their original school calendar for the upcoming school year.  Some school board members wanted to push back the start of the school year to August 25th but negotiations with the teacher’s union and the Martin County Education Association were not successful.

Students in Martin County School District will be heading to the classroom for in-person learning on Tuesday, August 11th. Teachers are scheduled to head back to the classroom on Monday, August 3rd.

Parents of students in the Martin County School District have the option to send their children to school for traditional learning or remote learning via live stream. Whichever option they chose will be heading back to school on August…

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Golfing is a popular activity for all ages here in Palm Beach County. The county is home to more than 160 golf courses both private and public and has so much golf history that Palm Beach County has earned the title as Florida’s Golf Capital.

With more the 160 golf courses to try, the area also has plenty of miniature golf courses for everyone to have a good time.  You do not have to be a great golfer, or putter, miniature golf courses are all about having a great time with family and friends.

Here are some of the best miniature golf courses in South Florida.

Jupiter:

Golden Cub Mini Golf is an 18-hole mini golf course designed by Nicklaus Designed which is run by retired professional golfer and North Palm Beach resident Jack Nicklaus. The…

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The Florida State Park is located five miles north of Jupiter in Martin County between Tequesta and Hobe Sound. Jonathan Dickinson State Park got is name after a Quaker merchant named Jonathan Dickinson who wreaked his boat off the coast in 1696.

The Park served as an army base and home to Camp Murphy during the second World War. Today, you can still see the barracks throughout the park. After the war, the property was transferred back to the state in 1947 to be used as a state park. The state park officially opened to the public in 1950.

Today, the Jonathan Dickinson State Park features a variety of natural habitats, river swamps, wildlife, hiking and biking trails, mangroves, guided tours, 16 natural communities, water activities, observations…

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The data relating to real estate for sale on this web site comes in part from a cooperative data exchange program of the Realtor® Association of Martin County, Inc. MLS. Real estate listings held by brokerage firms other than Waterfront Properties and Club Communities are marked with the IDX logo (Broker Reciprocity) or name and detailed information about such listings includes the name of the listing brokers. Data provided is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed.

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