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The Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society is hosting their reoccurring summer event on Saturday, July 27th. The event is Roar and Pour: Play it Again and will feature a Luke Bryan Tribute Band.

During the event, the entire Zoo will be open later for you to explore after hours. The Summer Grill opens at 5 pm with burgers and hotdogs, there will also be a Tiki Bar and a tribute band starting at 6: 30 pm.

Those who attend are welcomed to bring their own chairs and blankets to sit back and enjoy the food and music. Guests can leave their blankets and chairs near the foundation if they wish to explore the zoo after hours.

Tickets are required for the event and the rates begin at 4:30 pm. Non-member adult is $16.95, non-member child is $11.95 and Zoo

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The Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society is a non-profit and is one of Florida’s top-rated zoological organizations in the state. The zoo is located in West Palm Beach in Dreher Park and many animals in the zoo are endangered. The zoo houses more than 550 animals and over 190 species and roam throughout the 23 acres of tropical habitat.

Today, the Palm Beach Zoo is open daily from 9 am to 5 pm and is only closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Tickets are required for admission and the zoo is separated into different areas. Some of the animals that roam freely include: monkey’s, birds, tigers, bears, alligators, sloths, jaguars, and much more.

Tickets are $18.95 for children, $22. 95 for those 60 and older, $24.95 for adults and children under 2

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This month, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is hosting two Sea Turtle Sleepovers.

The Sea Turtle Sleepover is an exclusive over night event held at the Marinelife Center. The popular event features a tour of the Sea Turtle Hospital, games, activities, scavenger hunts, tours of the aquariums, an ocean themed movie, pizza, snacks and much more. Those who attend are welcomed to bring their own drinks and snacks, the center asks that they are in reusable containers and bottles.

The sleepover is for children ages 8 through 12 years old. This is a drop-off only event and parents and chaperones are invited to stay the night and participate in all activities during the night.

You must register to attend due to limited space. The cost is $65 dollars per child.

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This weekend, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is hosting several events for the whole family to enjoy.

Friday, July 5th:

Junior Marinelife Biologist Summer Camp: the interactive summer camp is aimed for children ages 6 through 17 years old. The program is educational and those who attend will gain an understanding on marine biology and ecology. The camp is from 9 am to 4 pm, click here to register.

Public Guide Tours: The tours are offered 7 days a week and includes a tour of the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center. The tour starts at 2 pm and last an hour, click here to register.

Evening Guided Tours: The tour includes an after-hours tour and a behind the scenes experience of the outdoor sea turtle hospital. The tour starts at 6 pm, click here

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This Friday, July 5th, The Palm Beach Zoo and Conversation Society is hosting their popular Safari Night: First Friday.

Come and enjoy the extended hours of the zoo during their Summer Safari nights. The event occurs on the first Friday of every month during the summer. The Zoo will stay open later for you to explore the zoo and exhibits, splash in the interactive play fountain, and enjoy the new Nature Play Pavilion. Safari Nights is for all ages.

The First Friday Safari Nights are themed, and this Friday’s theme is Princess and Pirates. Those who arrive in costume will be entered to win special prizes.
If you cannot make this one, there will be a final one next month on August 2nd for the summer season. Tickets are required to attend the event and

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Another Sea Turtle Sleepover is happening this Friday night, June 28th at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach.

The popular event is an exclusive nighttime program that offers the ultimate sleepover, tours of the Sea Turtle Hospital, activities, scavenger hunts, an ocean themed movie, tours of the aquariums, pizza, snacks and much more. You are welcomed to bring your own snacks and drinks, but you are asked to bring your food and drinks in a reusable container. The Sea Turtle Sleepover is for children ages 8 through 12 years old.

The sleepover is a drop- off only event but parents and chaperones are invited to stay the night but must be present for all activities during the event.

You must register to attend to hold your spot due to limited

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This Thursday, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is planning on releasing another healthy sea turtle back into the ocean. The center is planning to release James IV on Thursday morning at 10:30 am with pre-release procedures beginning at 10 am.

The event will start at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center at 10 am where the center will go over how they found the turtle and its recovery process before being released.

James IV was brought to the center in early April and is a juvenile loggerhead sea turtle. The sea turtle patient was hooked by a recreational fisherman at the Juno Beach Pier. While in the hands of the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center, the sea turtle received antibiotics and was cleared to be released last week.

The Sea Turtle

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The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium is hosting their monthly Nights At The Museum event on Friday, June 28th. The monthly event occurs on the last Friday of each month.

During the night, guests of all ages are welcomed to enjoy the extended hours to explore the Science Center and Aquarium. Every month the theme is different and this month the theme is Jungle Safari which will feature animal encounters, interactive games, exhibits, planetarium shows, arts and crafts, animal adoption activities, and your chance to see the night’s sky from the only public observatory in Palm Beach County.

Food and drinks will be available for purchase from Wholesome Tummies Café throughout the night. The Night at the Museum starts at 6 pm and goes until 9 pm on

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This Saturday, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is hosting their reoccurring Turtle Walks on Juno Beach. The Turtle Walks are a unique program that allows guest to learn about and observe the nesting process of a sea turtle.

Turtle Walks are led by the Loggerhead Marinelife Staff who will patrol the designated section of the beach while searching for the sea turtles. Those who attend the Turtle Walk will get a after hours look at the current patients in their outdoor sea turtle hospital. Once a loggerhead sea turtle is found by a staff member on the beach, you’ll be led down to the beach to witness the experience.

Registration is required for the event because due limited space. The State permits only can accommodate 30 people per night for the Turtle

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Abacoa is a community located within the town limits of Jupiter and is a place where people can work, shop, eat, play, live or go to school.

Construction began on the land in 1997 and now is a master planned community featuring single family homes, town homes, condos, apartments, shopping, restaurants and green spaces. Abacoa is home to the Jupiter’s Florida Atlantic University Campus, a Golf Course, the Roger Dean Chevrolet stadium that hosts the St Louis Cardinals and Miami Marlins every year for Spring Training, a Downtown Town Center area with shops and restaurants and much more.

This weekend, the Amphitheater is hosting two concert series. Tomorrow, Friday, June 20th, Steel Pulse will be performing onstage at the ticketed event from 6 pm to 10 pm.

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