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Palm Beach Island is home to many famous mansions and landmarks. One of the most famous homes, The Flagler Museum is open for public tours to learn about the history of the island of Palm Beach and the Gilded Age.  

The Flagler Museum was once home to American Industrialist and Founder of Standard Oil, Henry M Flagler and his wife Mary. The elegant estate was commissioned by John Carrere and Thomas Hastings to build and design the estate. Carrere and Hastings were the famous architects for other big US Landmarks such as the New York Public Library and the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City during the Gilded Age. 

The elegant mansion features a large central courtyard, white marble columns, a red barrel roof, located directly on the Intracoastal,

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Earth Day is an annual event celebrated every April 22nd. The first Earth Day to be celebrated in the United States was in 1970, when a Senator from Wisconsin organized a national demonstration to raise awareness about environmental issues and protection. Today, Earth Day is celebrated in 193 counties.  

Here is a list of way you can celebrate Earth Day this Saturday, April 22nd in Palm Beach County. 

  • Plan an outdoor event or adventure for the entire family
  • Visit sustainable businesses in Palm Beach County and show your support
  • Try one of many Vegan restaurants in Palm Beach County
  • Visit one of Palm Beach County Natural Preserve areas
  • Plan a stay-cation at one of Palm Beach County’s finest hotels
  • Help protect our Marinelife and
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Wednesday’s in April, the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum hosts their Five Flags Over Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse event. The event is a guided tour about the rich military history of the Jupiter Lighthouse and Museum. 

Five branches of the United States Armed Forces have contributed to more than 150 years of the Lighthouse and its history. Those who attend will learn about how the Army constructed the Lighthouse before the Civil War, the history of a WWII Naval Building, personal stories of the Coast Guard Lighthouse Keepers, and much more. 

Space is limited to 20 participants. Participants can register online prior to the event or in person at the Gift Shop if space is available. 

The event is free with the purchase of general admission. 

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The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum hosts a weekly Jupiter Lighthouse Sunset Tour for locals and visitors.

Climb the 105 steps to the top and enjoy the specular sunset over the ocean and the Town of Jupiter and Jupiter’s history. Visitors will get a sneak peek inside the Lighthouse Watchroom and will even get a chance to watch the lighthouse turn on and illuminate the sky. 

The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse stands 108 feet tall and was built and designed by George Meade. The Lighthouse is still actively lit today to help boaters navigate the waters of the Jupiter Inlet. The Lighthouse grounds has a museum and hosts special events throughout the year. 

The Lighthouse Sunset Tour lasts approximately an hour and costs $25 dollars per person or

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One of the most famous homes and landmarks on Palm Beach is open for tours. The Flagler Museum, once home to American Industrialist and founder of Standard Oil, Henry M Flagler, and his wife Mary, features more than 100,000 square feet and is filled with some of the most important history of the Gilded Age and Palm Beach. 

Flagler as a wedding gift to his wife Mary gifted the home to her. The elegant grand estate was commissioned by John Carrere and Thomas Hastings to design and build the estate. Hastings and Carrere were also famous architects for other US Landmarks such as the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City and the New York Public Library during the Gilded Age. 

The elegant mansion features a large central courtyard, white marble

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Those who visit the popular Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach can Adopt a Sea Turtle through their adoption program that helps support the Marinelife Center to provide care and research for injured and endangered sea turtles. 

The Loggerhead Marinelife Center is a non-profit sea turtle research, rehabilitation and sea turtle hospital whose mission is to protect the ocean ecosystems and all that live in the ocean.

Loggerhead provides treatment and care for endangered and injured sea turtles before being released back into the ocean. 

The adoption program helps to provide food, medication, tank maintenance, and hospital care for sea turtles. The adoption program starts at $40 dollars and benefits the constant care needed.

Once you

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Meet Artist Sarah E. Huang, Saturday, December 17, 2022, between 3:00-4:00 pm at the Boca Raton Museum of Art. The museum is located at 501 Plaza Real, Boca Raton. The Boca Raton Museum of Art offers a diverse range of cultural events that help inspire, engage, and educate our entire community. 

Dive into the ingenious process of local artist Sarah E. Huang. Exploring identity and her connection to her Taiwanese heritage, Huang's current series focuses on expansive installations. She creates evocative cut-out graphite drawings on vellum that are suspended in space. Learn more about her work as she creates and cuts away at her curated creations!

For more information on this unique presentation, please call The Boca Raton Museum of Art at

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The Palm Beach Photographic Centre is a hidden gem in Southeast Florida! The museum is in the heart of downtown West Palm Beach, at 415 Clematis Street. The five thousand square-foot museum gallery is respected throughout the United States, offering world-class exhibits and a free museum experience for all. Throughout the year, the museum exhibitions explore the entire spectrum of photography, from the historic to the forefront.

The Palm Beach Photographic Centre is presenting a Juried Exhibition opening on August 27, 2022, and through October 29, 2022. This exhibit provides a glimpse into the diverse work and the unique perspectives of the members of the Palm Beach Photographic Centre. Admission is FREE. There is an In Person Opening Night

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The East Gallery of the Arts Warehouse through August 27, 2022, are presenting a digital exhibition. The exhibit entitled ‘Pixel Peeks’ series takes the beauty of nature with a digital twist. Arts Warehouse located in the Pineapple Grove Arts District at 313 NE 3rd Street, Delray Beach, opened in late 2017. Arts Warehouse is a 15,000 sq. ft. warehouse conversion to an art breeding place.

A pixel is the smallest unit of a digital image that can be displayed and represented on a digital display device. A pixel is also known as a picture element. A pixel is the term used to describe a basic unit in digital graphics. Pixels are combined to form a complete image, video, text, or any visible thing on a computer display. A pixel is also known as a picture

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Families are always looking for family activities that do not break the bank, yet are entertaining. If you have flying fanatics in your crew then this museum is worth the hour drive south of Palm Brach County to Miami. Let your spirits soar at the Wings Over Miami Air Museum! Tours of the museum’s growing collection, include vintage planes, military trainers, and jet aircraft from the Cold War era. There are flyable aircraft as well as static displays.

The Wings Over Miami Air Museum is located at Miami Executive Airport. The air museum is open to the public. The painting above is of a Navy F-14 Tomcat, the airplane made famous in TOPGUN. The Museum has a Tomcat on display! The name of the image is Last Demo Baby! It was commissioned by the

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