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Time to connect with nature and it has never been more interesting and fun than the Daggerwing Nature Center. It has so many opportunities for youngsters and their families to take advantage of being outside.  Daggerwing is located within Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park, 11435 Park Access Road in West Boca Raton. 

Daggerwing presents a 3,000-square-foot exhibit hall with live animals, butterfly garden, and an art gallery. Outdoors, the nature center, offers a raised boardwalk with two trails. Take a breather on your walk at the safe observation tower and you might see turtles or an alligator.  You are sure to catch a glimpse of as ospreys, woodpeckers, and butterflies, including the nature centers namesake, Ruddy Daggerwing butterfly.

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If you are a musician, artist, or writer looking for your “big chance”, take the stage at Arts Garage. If you are ready for your close-up, Arts Garage is ready for you. If not, be part of the audience, and go watch the show and creative process unfold every second Tuesday of the month from 8-10 p.m. at Arts Garage, 94 NE 2nd Avenue, Delray Beach.  

The garage is also home to the Marshal Family Foundation Gallery for area visual artists.  The venue offers art education with classes for children and adults and theater.  It is geared to shining a spotlight on local and emerging artists. Arts Garage is committed to offering a multicultural, diverse experience that promotes inclusion in the arts and the opportunity to #DiscoverDiversity.

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This upcoming Father’s Day weekend, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center will be hosting their 10th Annual Run 4 The Sea. The run is to help raise awareness and raise money for endangered sea turtles and for ocean conservation. This year, the race will be a little different than previous years. The Run 4 The Sea is going virtual, and runners will get to pick its location.

The run, even though virtual, will still benefit the Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s mission to promote the conservation of the ocean’s ecosystems with a special focus on endangered and threatened sea turtles. For the past 10 years, the Run 4 The Sea has been an annual Father’s Day weekend tradition in South Florida. The run usually takes place along the beach of Jupiter, Juno Beach, and

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Opening June 15, 2021, a new place will grace the Delray Beach culinary scene. Warren American Whisky,  is an “American whiskey kitchen” within a 6,000 square-foot space (with 4,000 of that indoors and 2,000 outdoors).  The eatery will feature wood flooring, dim lighting, and rich leathers and velvets.

The owner, Jeff John, has the intention with Warren is to pay homage to his late uncle, Warren John.  The uncle is described as “an illustrious bachelor, collector of unique artifacts, and lover of fine whiskey and food.” In creating the restaurant, John wanted every detail to work together to honor his uncle’s legacy—and make kindred spirits feel right at home.

The focal point, however, is the old-world whiskey wall—which will feature bottles “as

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The food trucks are coming!  Food truck Fridays in Abacoa is back. Ditch the kitchen and come enjoy dinner downtown. Whether you prefer savory dishes or have a sweet tooth, there is something for every palate! Head on over Friday, June 11, 2021, from 5:30pm – 10:00pm at the Abacoa Amphitheater located at 1260 University Boulevard, Jupiter.  

Downtown Abacoa is a 91,000 square foot neighborhood town center with old main street charm and design. The center is located amid Florida Atlantic University, Scripps Research Institute, and some of the warmest neighborhoods in Jupiter. The Abacoa Town Center offers night life, great shopping, exciting cultural events, and a multitude of culinary experiences.

Also, on Friday night at Roger Dean Stadium,

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The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach is offering the “Kravis Creates! Virtual Summer Arts Program” from July 21 – July 30, 2021. The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach will launch its Kravis Creates! Virtual Summer Arts Program beginning June 21. The virtual summer arts program is beginning June 21st with weekly sessions that will offer young artists ages 7 to 18 the opportunity to connect and create through the arts. 

Virtual participants will be guided through week-long workshops in disciplines like acting, dance, playwriting, spoken word, and stop motion filmmaking by Kravis Center professionals. The program is sponsored by Rita and Charles Bronfman.

Connect, imagine, and create your world through

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As the local schools finish up the school year for the summer, what better way to celebrate the end of school and the start of summer with an ice cream cone. Luckily for us here in South Florida the warm weather and sunshine, makes any day perfect to stop by your favorite local ice cream shop for the perfect treat.

Throughout Palm Beach County and Martin County, there is plenty of ice cream shops and parlors for the perfect snack or evening treat. From the smell of waffle cones and the brightly colored sprinkles, cookies, milkshakes, ice cream, and more, here is just some of the best places to grab some ice cream.

Kilwins Chocolates and Ice Cream: Several locations

Palm Beach Ice Cream: Jupiter and Tequesta

Sunshine Ice Cream: Tequesta

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Boating is a popular activity to do in South Florida on any day. Catamaran and pontoon boats have been becoming a popular boating choice in the marine industry for recreational boating. They are popular among families and large parties because of the large amount of space and easiness to hop on and off the boat.

Catamaran  and pontoon boats are a perfect way to get out on the water and enjoy the sights of Palm Beach County. The boats range in length and some can hold up to 50 people or more and pontoon boats are becoming the newest trend for parties and special events.

The Manatee Queen is a sightseeing tour boat that is available for private charters or scenic tours on the intracoastal. The Manatee Queen got its start in 1988 and has been providing

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Living in Florida has many benefits, the year-round sunshine and the mild temperatures are two reasons but also being able to take your boat out on the water to grab something to eat. Many award-winning restaurants are located on the water or within water access in Martin County and Northern Palm Beach County and are open for your next meal.

These restaurants are convenient for your trip along the intracoastal or a day out at sea and offer everything from seafood, burgers, tacos, sushi, pizza, pasta, and much more.

Next time you are out on the water, stop by one of these restaurants.

Seasons 52: Palm Beach Gardens

The River House: Palm Beach Gardens

Waterway Café: Palm Beach Gardens

Frigate’s Waterfront Bar and Grille: North Palm Beach

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Every month, the Loxahatchee River Center in Jupiter pairs up with the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary “Flotilla 52” to provide a series of Boating Safety Course aimed for young boaters in our community. The classes are aimed for young boaters however, all are welcomed to learn more about safety on the water.

The next Boating Safety Class is happening this Saturday and Sunday and the course is completely virtual. The class will be online and taught in a lecture style class. The two-day class is free to attend but a deposit of $10 dollars is asked to hold your spot in the class. The deposit will be returned once the course is over. At the end of the two-day virtual class an exam will be given to those that participated and the young boaters will

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