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“The dancers of the Miami City Ballet do George Balanchine better than anyone else.” 
- The Huffington Post

This is one holiday performance you will not want to miss and it is coming to West Palm Beach. The Kravis Center is hosting the Miami City Ballet and their magical rendition of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker at 7pm on Sunday, December 27th. 

You will be amazed as the beautiful story of Marie and her Nutcracker Prince explore their way through a winter wonderland. Dancing sugar plum fairies, and fluttering snowflakes decorate the scene as valiant toy soldiers battle the naughty mice. “The lavish performance—one of the only productions of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker in the nation—features magnificent scenery, elaborate costumes

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Veterans Day is a day celebrating and honoring anyone who has served in the United States military. The notable holiday’s origin began as a day to memorize the end of World War I and those who served in it. At the time the day was known as Armistice Day and it was then declared a holiday by President Woodrow Wilson in 1919. It did not become known as Veteran’s Day until 1954.

If you are a veteran, current member of the military or have a loved one that has served in the United States Military make sure to find an event happening near you. Here are some of the celebrations happening in the area:

BOYNTON BEACH VETERANS DAY CELEBRATION: Wednesday, 10 a.m., Veterans Memorial Park, 411 N. Federal Highway. Contact 561-276-1796 for more information.

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This Saturday on the beautiful, glistening waterfront of Downtown West Palm Beach is the 2nd annual Feast of the Sea Seafood Festival. For seafood lovers in south Florida, This festival is one you wont want to miss! 

Beginning at 11 am on Saturday, October 24th the top restaurants from around Palm Beach will deliver their best seafood based dishes. There will be over 35 seafood vendors, 60 art vendors, an interactive family area presented by South Florida Science Center & Aquarium, live music and a wide variety of adult beverages for your enjoyment. 

Last year’s Feast of the Sea Seafood Festival, over 15,000 guests came out to enjoy all of the dishes and benefits the festival had to offer. This year we will expect even more! Admission is free 

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The beautiful and mesmerizing gardens at the Mounts Botanical Gardens in West Palm Beach can be duplicated in your own backyard. Mounts and its staff of botanical and gardening professionals are offering a series of classes exploring the basics of horticulture and garden design. The classes being offered are called the Design and Creating the Home Landscape” series. The classes are set for three Saturdays, October 3rd, 10th and 17th from 9 am to 1 pm in the auditorium. 

The leader of the classes will be horticulture expert, Laura McLeod. McLeod is a certified landscape designer and a skilled individual in the field of viticulture. She will teach the basics of design and each step of the growing process. Attendees will have the luxury of going out into

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Northern Palm Beach County’s popular open-air restaurant and retail center, Downtown at the Gardens – best known for its modern shops and trendy eateries – has stepped back in time. Way back.

A pair of wayward dinosaurs has made their way to Downtown Park, grazing amid an abundant supply of tropical trees and plants. The dinosaur duo took a detour on the way the Palm Beach Children’s Hospital at St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach, where they will star in a whimsical dinosaur garden created by Ashem, a landscape-design firm in Delray Beach, to entertain sick boys and girls.

Those with an interest in seeing the prehistoric creatures need not fear, as the two on display resemble the brontosaurus and the triceratops – both herbivores. They

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The Historical Society of Palm Beach County will welcome the troops to the Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum in West Palm Beach for Armed Forces Day on May 18.

The free event will entertain and inform all ages and will honor local U.S. Armed Forces, veterans and the nation’s military history. Visitors will learn about the county’s role in past wars and its local battle sites.

To help guests interpret Armed Forces Day at the museum, docents will lead them through an authentic front-line camp, to interact with characters from the Seminole War to the Vietnam War, and to inspect Army vehicles. Cards also can be decorated to be mailed to soldiers overseas.

Twin food trucks will be onsite for lunch, and guests can picnic on the

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In remembrance of the sesquicentennial of the Civil War (1861 to 1865), the New Gardens Band will welcome The Coates Brass Band: The 47th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment at a special performance Feb. 2, 2013.

The “Civil War Concert” will take place at 8 p.m. at the Eissey Campus Theatre, on the campus of Palm Beach State College, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

The Coates Brass Band: The 47th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment is comprised of a group of eastern-Pennsylvania musicians who don historic uniforms and recreate the military service of the brass band that served in Key West at Fort Zachary Taylor. The evening will offer a uniquely informative look back in time.

Tickets are $20 and are available at the box office, which is at 11051

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