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If you’re a parent in South Florida and you want to expose your kid(s) to some culture, art, and science, you may be worried that bringing them to a museum could prove disastrous. Relax! Many great museums in South Florida have changed with the times, they are built to entertain and educate otherwise preoccupied kids of all ages. Here’s our guide to the best South Florida museums to visit with your family.

The Miami Children’s Museum

If you live in West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, or even in Palm Beach Gardens the Miami Children’s Museum is worth the trip. Especially because you can spend the whole day there and leave with your kids quietly napping in the backseat all the way home. This fabulous kid-friendly space has been in operation since 1983,

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Southeast Florida pays homage to Louisiana and all things in common with the Sunshine State.  On November 9, National Louisiana Day recognizes the state that brought us such treasures as Jazz, Creole, Beignets and Mardi Gras.

Louisiana has a moist subtropical climate just like South Florida. Both states are "classic" examples of a sultry climate with long, warm, humid summers and short, mild winters. Comparatively, Tampa and New Orleans are relatively similar in climate.  Tampa has less rainfall and precipitation.  Florida claims more sunny days than Louisiana too. The comfort index is higher in Florida as well.

Both Florida and Louisiana are on the Gulf Coast of the United States. It is the coastline along the Southern United States where several

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South Florida is a patriotic community full of United States veterans and supporters. Below are some parades and ceremonies throughout the area.








Sunday, November 4th, 2018

West Palm Beach

                Palm Beach County Veterans Day Parade | 2 PM

                Clematis Street

Saturday, November 10th, 2018

Lake Worth

                Veterans Day Parade & Ceremony | 11 AM – 12:30 PM

               414 Lake Ave, Lake Worth

Palm Beach Gardens

                Veterans Day Ceremony & Concert | 9 AM

               Veterans Plaza Amphitheatre

               10500 N Military Trail, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

Sunday, November 11th, 2018

Boca Raton

                Boca Raton Veterans Day

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According to Pew Research Center, voters are more enthusiastic about voting this year than in any other midterm election in over 20 years. Still, millions of Americans will not exercise their right to vote today.  Today is the day to get out and make your opinion heard!

 

 

 

 

 

If you live in Palm Beach County, go here to find out where to vote: https://www.pbcelections.org/precinctfinder.aspx

If you live in Martin County, go here to find out where to vote: https://www.martinvotes.com/precinctfinder.aspx

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 Boca Raton has a new late-night destination with “algo fresco” (something fresh or new).  The Locale, 499 South Federal Highway in Boca Raton is an eclectic spot serving up a fusion of fun and food.  They serve unconventional Latin inspired American dishes. The Locale is a hip happy hour destination too with or come late evening to a vibrant bar scene and nightly DJ spinning Ibiza-style house music.

Owners invested $1 million dollars on the renovations of their former restaurant, Little Chalet. Opening up walls and some revamping transformed the Swiss Alps look into a dynamic new locale with “algo fresco”. 

There are happy hour specials on empanadas, tacos, and wood-fired pizzas and half off wines by the glass and frosty beers chilled to 28

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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 bite was scarce last weekend, but it seems to have been picking up this week due to the full moon. A few wahoo are starting to show up from the full moon and mild cold front, especially closer to the Bahamas. Around here, 150-400’ is where wahoo have hooked up along with blackfin tuna. Troll with small feathers during lowlight for tuna, and use the small ones to catch wahoo. Another option is to pick up a local favorite Junkanoo Lure and high speed troll in a zig-zag pattern. Sailfish are also coming out of the woodwork, and kite fishing with hearty live baits like goggle-eyes or blue runners is your best bet.

Kingfish and large mutton snapper have been eating sardines near 120 – 200’, and yellowtail snapper has been showing up in strong

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In the United States, heart disease is the #1 cause of death, while stroke is the #4 cause. This includes both men and women, young and old, no matter your ethnicity. These are scary numbers, but I have great news! Not only is death from heart disease 80% preventable, but there’s a big way you can help encourage others in Palm Beach County to live a healthier life and support medical research and education at the same time- join the Heart Walk!

On November 17th, 2018, The American Heart Association Heart Walk will take place at Meyer Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach, and your friends at Waterfront Properties & Club Communities would like to invite you to join in on the fun for a cause!

Leading up to the Palm Beach County Heart Walk, participate in

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Bring your little ones this weekend to trick-or-treat at Boo at the Zoo this Friday through Sunday. The Palm Beach Zoo is prepared with over 125,000 pieces of candy, a costume contest for ages 12 and under with WILD prizes, character meet and greets, a kids DJ, and animal encounters are imminent.

The costume contests will take place at noon and 6:30pm on Fridays and Saturdays, as well as noon on Sundays. Kids have the chance to win animal experiences and zoo memberships.

The Kid-Friendly DJ plays at Fountain Plaza 9am-3:30pm and 5pm-9pm.

A face painter will be in the Fountain Plaza 9am-3pm and 5pm-9pm.

Admission prices range from $5-$22.95, and kids under 3 are free. For more information, GO HERE.

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