October 2017

There are 29 blog entries for October 2017.

Loggerhead MarineLife Center, a staple to our community, is home to the many sea turtles that inhabit our beaches. The center undertakes long term research to rehabilitate and conserve the various sea turtle species, as well as educate the public on how they can help protect the sea turtles.

The center has grown in popularity among the locals, with its state of the art facility that is free and open to the public, seven days a week.
Earlier this year, Loggerhead MarineLife Center launched an expansion campaign called the “Waves of Progress”, with a mission to expand the facility. The center wants to expand to increase the number of rehabilitation hospital and tanks, classrooms, exhibits, research laboratories, and enhance the facility with more

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LagoonFest celebrates the picturesque waterways of Palm Beach County, where the water is found very easily. From the 47 miles of beaches and the Atlantic Ocean, to Lake Okeechobee, to the intercoastal waterways, water is everywhere.

The purpose of the LagoonFest is to encourage the public to discover the Lake Worth Lagoon and the importance of protecting it. The Lake Worth Lagoon runs 20- miles, from North Palm Beach to the Lake Worth Inlet in Boynton Beach.

The popular event is free and takes place on Saturday, November 4th, from 9 am to 2 pm along Flagler Drive in downtown West Palm Beach.

Come listen to live music, get a chance to see wildlife presentations, participate in a kayak team races, visit exhibitor booths, and bring the kids for some fun

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Not into Halloween? Celebrate chocolate and beer instead! Head to Side Door Brewing Company in Port St. Lucie this Saturday, October 28th, for National Chocolate Day! Featuring seven chocolate beers, a number of other custom drafts, and chocolate snacks from Castronovo Chocolate, you're in for a sweet treat. From 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. try out the brewery's chocolate beers and taste authentic bean-to-bar chocolate from Castronovo's in Stuart, who buys their cocoa straight from Latin American estate farms to make delicious truffles, seasonals, and chocolate chip cookies. Their chocolate has won numerous awards including the International Chocolate Award and Chocolate in London Award. From 4 p.m. - 9 p.m., Creative Chef on Wheels, a 5-star local food truck,

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The South Florida skies will be taken over by jets and planes as part of the Stuart Air Show. The air show will take place at the Witham Field Airport in Stuart this November 3rd through November 5th.

The show will be beyond your expectations. It’s not just a visual air show but it’s an interactive experience for yourself and family to enjoy.

Come and watch these incredible airplanes do amazing stunts, turns, and tricks at high speeds and high altitudes. For the first time this year, there will also be a helicopter stunt show as well.

On Friday night at the event, the planes and skydivers will perform a night time 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

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Image Courtsey of The Junior League of The Palm Beaches 

Decks The Palms Holiday Market is back for the 9th year this November 3rd and November 4th at the Palm Beach County Convention Center.

Hosted by the Palm Beach County Women’s Junior League, this holiday market showcases vendors from all over the country featuring unique items for yourself, your home, or a great holiday gift for someone.

Today, the Palm Beach County Women’s Junior League has over 75 plus years of service to the community and is group of women known for their thousands of volunteer hours, charitable work, and work done to help improve and better our community.

The holiday market starts Friday, November 3rd, for a VIP Preview Night from 6 pm to 9 pm, to get an exclusive first look

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A local and true to its community festival that celebrates everything south Florida and small town is Tequesta Fest. Tequesta is a small village found at the northern end of Palm Beach County. It is home to the idealist old Florida lifestyle. Filled with charming homes and waterfront estates, family friendly parks and one of kind boutiques, coffee shops and eateries. The warm waters of the Loxahatchee River and Atlantic Ocean border all of these amazing qualities and the fact that Tequesta.

For those who live in Tequesta or just love Tequesta, you must come out to this year’s Tequesta Fest! There will be thrill rides, super slides, mini roller coasters, a train, spin rides and games galore. Think of Tequesta Fest as a county fair but packed into a

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It’s fall across American and its almost November. While we often associate November with fall and the holidays it's also important to know November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. “National Diabetes Month is observed every November so individuals, health care professionals, organizations, and communities across the country can bring attention to diabetes and its impact on millions of Americans.”

Each year the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) dedicates the month’s awareness to a different theme. The theme for National Diabetes Awareness Month is: Managing Diabetes – It’s Not Easy, But It’s Worth It. According to NDEP, “This theme highlights the importance of managing diabetes to prevent diabetes-related health problems such as heart

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 Fort Lauderdale is often known as the “Yachting Capital of the World”, being home to the two largest cruise ship ports in the world, as well as being home to the world’s biggest boat show.

This November, Fort Lauderdale is hosting their 58th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.

The show will take place at 7 locations throughout Fort Lauderdale, on November 1st through November 5th, featuring over 1500 boats from over 1200 exhibitors from around the world.

A large variety of boats will be on display in the water and on land ranging from runabouts, high performance boats, center consoles, sailing yachts, cabin cruisers, motor yachts, catamarans, canoes, super yachts and much more.

The show will feature exhibits from yacht builders, exotic car

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While the summers in Jupiter are often sunny and hot creating the ideal environment for the boating community that it is, the fall is even better. For the next few months’ milder temps have replaced that sweltering summer heat giving those of us who worship boat life the perfect setting for a dinner or drinks on the water. High 70’s during the day and even cooler in the evening is the kind of weather that makes locals and seasonal residents say “goodbye” to cars and “hello” to boats for transportation to one of the many local waterfront destinations to soak up this glorious weather. 

Known as one of the best fishing towns in the world, with some of the most beautiful real estate, miles and miles of crystal clear waterways and endless miles of

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Halloween is fun holiday that has inspired spooky traditions in American families for generations. Delray Beach offers some great events that are family friendly, kid-geared and grown-ups only as well! Perfect for those that are local or visiting the sunny Palm Beaches, check out what tricks and treats Delray has to offer this year!

Perfect for the whole family:

Halloween Parade and Festival in Downtown Delray Beach 

Kicking off at 1pm this Saturday, October 28th is the celebrated annual Halloween Parade in Downtown Delray Beach. The float filled and spooktacular parade starts its journey at the south east corner of Old School Square Park and travels along Atlantic Avenue boasting elaborated decorations, costumes and music for all to see. 

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