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The Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida is hosting a three-day virtual summer camp for kids and space enthusiasts.

The virtual summer camp will feature hands-on missions inspired by real launches to the moon, science, technology, engineering and math activities. Kids will also get a change to take a virtual trip to Mars. The virtual summer camp is aimed for elementary school age students and is open to everyone around the United States.

The summer camp is an online three-day camp, with each session last three hours. The campers will connect in real time through Zoom video conference to a member of the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Education Staff. Campers will complete activities, focused on STEM learning, hosted from a variety of…

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Good news for Florida theme park goers and Disney fans, Walt Disney World in Orlando is reopening this weekend to guests. The popular theme park shut its doors in March due to Covid-19. Disney Springs, the outdoor shopping, dining, and entertainment area reopened to guest last month.

This Saturday, July 11th, Disney’s Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom will reopen to guests at a limited capacity and social distancing guidelines to help protect guests and their Cast members. Disney’s Epcot and Hollywood Studios will reopen to guests on Wednesday, July 15th.  Earlier this week, Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom opened to Annual Passholders.

Walt Disney World is a little over a two-hour drive from Palm Beach County. If you plan on visiting soon here are…

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This summer, the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center is hosting a virtual summer camp for kids interested in nature and science.

The summer camp consists of five sessions once a week and campers will get a chance to create activities through their interactive camp sessions. The campers must have access to a computer of mobile device and most of the activities will take place outside in your own backyard.

The sessions include topics such as conservation, cool science facts, and South Florida’s eco-system. Those who register for the virtual camp will receive a camp box filled with supplies for crafts, exploration, and activities.

The camp dates will be based on grade level each child will be entering in the fall.

1st- 2nd Grade: Every Monday: July 6th,…

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Many Fourth of July celebrations across South Florida and the country have been adjusting their firework shows to keep everyone safe and healthy. Many fireworks to celebrate America’s independence will still be going and some will be virtual for you to enjoy in the comfort of your own home.

Here is a list of 4th of July Firework Celebrations happening in Florida this upcoming weekend.

Palm Beach County:

Boca Raton Fabulous Fourth: is a week-long virtual celebration starting June 27th through Saturday, July 4th. The fireworks will be shown on the Boca Raton Recreation social media pages and the City of Boca Raton’s YouTube channel.

North Palm Beach: The firework display is cancelled at the Country Club, but the Village of North Palm Beach is…

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On January 14, 1914, the very first scheduled passenger airline took off from South Florida.  The airline was based between St. Petersburg and Tampa. This commercial airline service began offering flights between the two cities.  The airline carrier was known as the St. Petersburg-Tampa Airboat Line.

The St. Petersburg-Tampa Airboat Line was a very brief lived venture.  However, the very first paying passenger was the notable Mayor of St. Petersburg, Abram C. Phell.  Reportedly, the flight lasted 23 minutes and spanned 21 miles.  The aircraft made use of an airboat that could take off and land in the water. Just four short months later the airline venture shut down but smoothed a path for what would become daily transcontinental flights.

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Four South Florida attractions have come together again for the 10th year in a row to offer unlimited admission as part of their Summer Savings Pass. The pass gives tickets holders unlimited access to four area attractions throughout the summer and fall until October 31st.

The four attractions participating include Lion Country Safari, Miami Seaquarium, Museum of Discovery and Science and Zoo Miami.

Passes are $59.99 for adults and $49.99 for children ages 3 to 12 years old. Since the outbreak of Covid-19, the passes usually last the summer months but have been extended for the time the attractions have been closed.

The passes are currently on sale now and can be purchased online. The attractions recommend that you check their website before you…

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The Palm Beach International Airport have been ranked in the Top 10 Airports in the United States for many years and just one of two airports in Florida that made the list last year. In addition to being a great airport and very convenient to travelers, Palm Beach International is taking steps to ensure that everyone stays safe and healthy.

The airport has been taken several steps to ensure everyone’s safety when traveling to or from South Florida.

Since the beginning of March, the airport has added several cleaning and sanitation enhancements throughout the terminals and airport as well as the regular use of the electrostatic sprayer. The sprayer is used to ensure that all touchpoints including the bathrooms and terminals are disinfected several…

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Palm Beach County is home to many activities and things to do. Besides the 47 miles of pristine sandy beaches and sunshine, Palm Beach County is home to miles and miles of great outdoor adventure trails for walking, running, hiking, horseback riding, and biking.

Here are some of our favorite trails for you to explore in our area.

Riverbend Park – Jupiter

Riverbend Park is considered one of the most scenic parks in South Florida. Native wildlife including turkey, racoons, otters, birds, deer, and more have been frequently spotted along the trails and tropical 666 acres of the park. The park is made up of the historic headwaters of the Loxahatchee Wild and Scenic River and the preserved battlefield from the Seminole War. Riverbend Park is located…

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In a survey conducted earlier this year, more Americans are moving to Florida. The survey was conducted by the moving and storage company U-Haul and it states that Florida has taking over the number one spot of America’s Top Moving Destination.

Texas has been the previous winner for the last four years. The survey stated that Florida has been showing signs of growth for many years and people feel comfortable moving to Florida because they know there are jobs. Florida is also filled with top attractions and theme parks, is a family-friendly state, boating activities, hundreds of golf courses, sunshine, perfect weather, top recreational facilities, and no matter where you live in the state you are never more than an hour away from the beach.

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Governor DeSantis announced on Wednesday that parts of Florida can begin Phase Two of reopening. Governor DeSantis spoke at Universal Studios CityWalk in Orlando. The Governor said that Florida is ready to enter Phase Two of its reopening plan.

The new Phase Two guidelines apply to 64 counties in Florida, Palm Beach County, Broward County and Miami-Dade County are excluded from Phase Two at this time. However, county officials and mayors can submit their own reopening plans to the Governor for consideration.

The new Phase Two guidelines will take effect Friday, June 5th, 2020. New guidelines include:

  • Restaurants may allow bar-top seating with appropriate social distancing
  • Pubs and Bars may operate at 50% capacity inside and full capacity…

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