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Cuban immigration has greatly influenced South Florida.  Present day Miami, and a lot southeast Florida reflects a rich multicultural hub of various traditions, foods and culture. 

The first wave of immigrants occurred after the Cuban Revolution of 1959 led by Fidel Castro. Many political refugees came with the idea that the new government would not last long, and their stay in the U.S. was temporary. Homes, cars, and other properties in Cuba were left behind until the government fell. Castro promptly stopped this exodus with the confiscation of all properties belonging to anyone leaving the country.

The blending of cultures is reflected in local areas cafes and restaurants with tastes of Cuba. Of course, one of the best ways to get to the heart…

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Classical music, by definition, is music written in the European tradition during a period lasting approximately from 1750 to 1830.  Such forms of the symphony, concerto, and sonata were standardized.    Lynn University, 3601 North Military Trail, Boca Raton, offers a Conservatory of Music.  The Lynn Philharmonia performs classical masterpieces during their recurrent concert sequence.

The Lynn Conservatory is one of the leading conservatories in a university environment.  A raised standard of musical training “welcomes a world-class artist faculty, produces highly talented and motivated students, and delivers critically acclaimed performances.”  The wide-ranging repertoire challenges these talented virtuosos.  

As we know, classical music has the…

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Florida Atlantic University’s rock climbing center has opened an outdoor climbing center.  It is located at the north end of the campus in Boca Raton, 777 Glades Road.  It is open to the public Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoons. 

Rock climbing is an activity in which partakers climb up, down or across natural rock formations or artificial rock walls. The goal is to reach the summit of a natural or artificial formation. The idea is to reach this point of an outlined predetermine route without falling.

Rock climbing is a physically and mentally challenging sport.  A climber must possess strength, agility, stamina, as well as balance. Focus and mental control are essential for a successful climb.  Sport climbing focuses on the physical…

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The Stuart (Martin County) skies will be occupied with thundering sounding jets and flying stunt planes as part of the annual Stuart Air Show. The 3-day air show will take place at the Witham Field Airport in Stuart this November 2 – 4, 2018.

The show will exceed your expectations. This is more than an air show- it’s an interactive experience for the family to enjoy.  Come and watch these unbelievable planes perform high altitude stunts and death-defying maneuvers at lightning speeds.

On Friday night, the planes and skydivers will perform an evening of aerobatics, doing flips and turns as they make their way down to the ground. A firework display will also light the sky and kick off the weekend festivals. On Saturday and Sunday only, you’ll be able…

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Families in Southeast Florida include family, friends and pets, especially our four-legged fury friends. Fido may love playing in the water just as we do.  Deerfield Beach borders the Atlantic Ocean in Broward County and known for its immaculate beaches and small crowds. It is also known for its parks system which includes Woofing Waters Water Park.

The dog park is located within Quiet Waters Park, 401 South Powerline Road, Deerfield Beach. Woofing Waters is an active canines dream come true.   Situated at the northwest corner of Quiet Waters Park it consists of two fun filled-acres.

The dog-gone facility contains two sections: one designated for bigger dogs and the other for smaller dogs. Within the large dog area is a spray fire hydrant, a…

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Celebrate family fun with Halloween on the water at Harbourside Place, 200 U.S. Highway One, Jupiter and pick the perfect pumpkin on Oct. 20, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Families can explore 45 different merchants, a fun children’s costume contest, trick-or-treating, a photo opportunity area, balloon artists and face painting.

This FREE autumn shindig is hosted by the Chasin a Dream Foundation.  They aid families with children who are battling cancer, cystic fibrosis and other life-threatening illnesses. The foundation offers life changing assistance year-round to the community and with locals helping locals. Events are held year-round where your donations go directly to the children and their families, giving your generous gifts maximum impact. 

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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Palm Beach County has taken note. Palm Beachers can raise awareness in a variety of ways. Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an annual international health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities every October to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure. The awareness drive offers information and support to those affected by breast cancer.

Wear pink and show your support of the cause by participating in the October 27, 2018 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K Walk in West Palm Beach.  Click here for full details on the 5K Making Strides Walk. If you are unable to participate in the walk, buy pink…

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Just days short of her 16th birthday, a Jupiter area caring young lady named Zoe Loren passed away. Her family and friends knew they lost someone very special.  The bright and generous teen had touched so many lives. To keep her memory and spirit alive the Zoe Loren ‘Make a Difference’ Foundation was established.  

The Zoe Loren Make a Difference Foundation keeps her essence alive through the good works of the foundation. Proceeds from years of 5K fun runs in Jupiter have been able to award scholarships and contribute funds to causes Zoe was zealous about.

Now in its 8th year, the Annual Zoe Loren 'Make A Difference' Foundation 5K Run/Walk will take place at Carlin Park in Jupiter, Florida on Saturday, November 10, 2018.   All proceeds from…

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The 7th Annual Brazilian Festival of Pompano Beach brings the love and passion Brazil is famous for to South Florida.  October 20-21, 2018 the festival returns with all the excitement of past festivals. It’s a vibrant event that includes music, food vendors, fun for kids, dance and drumming performances.

Brazilians have a long, rich history of revelry. Their world-famous street festivals can be traced as far back as the 1700s.  Carnival is one of the world's most famous festivals, held over five days in Rio de Janeiro every year. For those of who you who can’t make it to Brazil for Carnival in February, the  Brazilian Festival of Pompano Beach has lots of similar showcases.  Feel some of that passion and rhythm of the culture.           

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Sheltered from the Jupiter sun by colorful paint and tin roof is a chow shack right out of an old Gidget movie.  Dune Dog, 775 North Alternate A1A,  just north of Indiantown Road, is an after boating or being at the beach spot. It’s perfect for cooling down and filling you up. It’s a tropical, beach-inspired snack shack café you are going to fall in “Love at First Bite” with the award-winning food.

Dune Dog has been a favorite of locals and visitors alike since 1994.  The crowd-pleasing menu options and laid back “happy island” atmosphere has catapulted the little fresh-air cafe to become a landmark destination, like the Historic Jupiter Lighthouse,  in the Town of Jupiter. This is the spot where you can wear your flip-flops and your bathing suit,…

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