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The warm summer days and nights are coming to an end for most of the country, but luckily for us in here in South Florida, the sunshine and warm weather makes it feel like summer everyday of the year.

Throughout our area, there is plenty of unique and delicious ice cream shops and parlors for the perfect afternoon or nightly snack. From the brightly colored walls, rows of sweets and cookies, delicious milkshakes, and the fresh smell of waffle cones and sprinkles, here is some of the best Ice Cream Shops.

Palm Beach Ice Cream: Located in Jupiter and Tequesta

Kilwin’s Chocolates and Ice Cream: Several locations throughout the County

3 Scoops Ice Cream: Jupiter

Coral Cones: Jupiter

Matty’s Gelato Factory: Juno Beach

Sloan’s: Palm Beach

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The grand estate is one of the most famous landmarks and homes on Palm Beach Island. The Flagler Museum, formally known as Whitehall, is a grand estate that features more than 100,000 square feet filled with some of the most important Palm Beach history.

The home was commission by the American Industrialist Henry Flagler as a wedding gift to his wife Mary. Flagler, the founder of Standard Oil commissioned John Carrere and Thomas Hastings to build and design the grand estate. Hastings and Carrere were also the architects for other famous 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 white marble columns and a red barrel roof overlooking the intracoastal

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This August, The Loggerhead Marinelife Center located in Juno Beach hosts their daily Public Evening Guided Tours. The tours are offered every night and take visitors on an after-hours tour of the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center. Visitors will get an up-close opportunity to see the Marinelife and sea turtles housed in the center.

The Public Evening Guided Tours are open to the public and all are welcomed to attend. The tours last approximately an hour long. The tours are led by the educational experts and staff of the Marinelife Center to answer all of your questions about the sea turtles and Marinelife.

The event is rain or shine and umbrellas are available in the event of rain. Tickets are $25 dollars per adult and your ticket

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There is only a few remaining Dog Beaches in the State of Florida and Jupiter is home to the only one in Palm Beach County. The Town of Jupiter adopted the policy and idea to allow dogs on the beach in 1989. Today, the dog beach has stretched to over 2.5 miles along the sandy shoreline.

The Jupiter Dog Beach stretches from Carlin Park beach marker #57 south to Marcinski Road beach marker #25. In the designated dog beach area, dogs are permitted to roam freely, and dogs must be supervised at all times.

The Dog Beach is open from sunrise to sunset. The Town of Jupiter has a set of rules they would like everyone to follow when bringing your pet to the beach. Being able to bring your dog to the beach is a privilege and The Friends of Jupiter provides

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Every night throughout the month of August, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center hosts their Hatchling Release program.

The program is a unique experience that gives the public an insight and a chance to learn about the hatching and nesting process of sea turtles. The nightly program is an after-hours program and begins at 8 pm every night during the month.

The night begins where visitors can view the center’s current sea turtle patients in their outdoor Sea Turtle Hospital, followed by a trip down to the beach to see a Marinelife staff member release a sea turtle hatchling into the ocean.

Hatchling Releases are $22 dollars per person or $20 dollars per Loggerhead Marinelife Center Members. Walk-ins are $22 dollars and a spot is not guaranteed. The

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The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse is a popular destination for locals and visitors. The iconic red lighthouse sits on top of a midden shell mound on the northern side of the Jupiter Inlet. The location was chosen in 1853 when Congress authorized the construction of the lighthouse tower. The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse is located between the Cape Canaveral Lighthouse to the north and the Hillsboro Inlet Lighthouse to the south.  This year the Lighthouse celebrated its 160th Anniversary in July and had a huge celebration to celebrate the milestone.

The Lighthouse project was assigned and designed to George Gordon Meade, a young Army Lieutenant. The Lighthouse was one of six Florida lighthouses assigned to Meade before being completed under the supervision of

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If you are looking for something fun, safe, and socially distant to do this weekend, here is a list of just some of the fun events going on in South Florida.

Show on the Go – West Palm Beach

Head over to Currie Park in West Palm Beach this Saturday night and watch Grease in the park. The outdoor movie event is a drive-in movie featuring the 1978 classic hit. Tickets must be purchased in advanced and can be purchased online here. The gates open at 6 pm and the movie will begin at 7 pm, get your tickets before it sells out.

Visit the Power Up Exhibit

The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium has the Power Up Exhibit which is a maker’s paradise filled with battlebots and drones. Visitors to the exhibit can race drones, control flight

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For the entire month of August, several restaurants in downtown Delray Beach are hosting their annual Downtown Delray Beach Restaurants Month.  Usually the Restaurant Month is only a week, but this year it has gotten extended to the entire month of August.

Downtown Delray Beach Restaurant Month highlights the amazing downtown dining destinations and this year is aiming to provide guests with more time and more space to enjoy some of their favorite restaurants or time to discover new restaurants.

Restaurant Month is a month full of prix-fixe meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The menu’s offered highlight some of the most popular and great dishes while offering special dining deals and pick up options.  The prix-fixe menu is available for both

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center is asking for your help and to join in for a weekly beach cleanup. The Self-Guided Beach Cleanup is a new program that has been added to their calendar every Saturday morning.

During the month of August stop by the Marine Debris Sorting Station on the back deck of the Loggerhead Marinelife Center to pick up your Beach Cleanup supplies. Once all the supplies have been picked up, head down to the beach and help keep our beaches clean. After the self-guided cleanup, bring your full bag of trash back to the sorting station and receive a free t-shirt for helping.

The Self-Guided Beach Cleanup is every Saturday morning during the month of August from 10 am to 1:30 pm. All are welcomed to attend and help clean up our

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Living in South Florida has its many benefits and for some, boating is a popular activity that happens every day. Since 2010, the state of Florida requires that any person who wishes to operate a vessel with more than ten horsepower or more and is born after January 1st, 1988 must complete and pass a boater safety course.

The state does not have a “Boating License” but a Boater Safety Identification Card stating that the course is completed and a successful score on the end of the class exam. Florida’s Boater Identification card is valid for life and no renewal fee’s or course renewal is required. The state and course instructors ask that you review your notes and keep up with the latest boating rules and regulations.

Boating Safety Education

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