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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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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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In a few weeks, pirates and mermaids will be taking over Boynton Beach for a haunted festival in true South Florida fashion. Pirates, mermaids, and other mythical creatures flood the streets for a day filled with family fun and entertainment.

Beginning with the firing of a cannon, there are ten different areas with an array of wild attractions to experience.

Field of Danger

Flippin’ Fools show of their acrobatic tendencies, and Ichabod Wainright performs insane stunts, stacking chairs, and juggling knives with assistant Samantha Stagewonder.

Walker D. Plank Stage

Enjoy pirate-inspired live music, including bagpipes played by The Rogues, For Love or Money, The Bawdy Boys, and Pub Sing.

Black Pearl Stage

Experience Lady Ophelia’s

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Pictured: Shannon Discount & Capt. Michael O'Conner of Boatsitters

Offshore, football-sized blackfin tuna have been pretty easy to get ahold of in about 200-400’ of water. You can use small daisy chains or troll with feathers, but quite a few have been caught trolling with small-skirted bonita strips as well. We had a lot of success with neon green and white skirts this week, but colors are a game that changes by the minute, so try a few different ones and switch the rest out as you go if your target fish is tending to a particular color. Dolphin have been in the same areas as blackfin, and wahoo have been non-existent. On the first cold front that rolls through, we’ll have our local favorite Junkanoo Lures ready. Regardless of our lack of cold

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On November 10th, Westchester Country Club in Boynton Beach will be hosting the 9th Annual Golf “Fore” Paws to benefit the Justin Bartlett Animal Rescue.

The rescue’s mission is to reduce the number of homeless dogs and cats from becoming victims to shelter euthanasia, while educating the public on the importance of adoption and spay and neuter in the community. Every animal rescued is spayed/neutered, vaccinated, micro-chipped, tested, provided medical care, and placed in a foster home.

To date, the Justin Bartlett Animal Rescue has saved more than 8,000 dogs and cats from being euthanized, has performed over 1,200 surgeries, plus over 6,000 spays and neuters.

The charity golf tournament takes place on November 10th from 10:30am until 7:30pm

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Years ago, only larger sailboats, trawlers, and yachts crossed from Florida to the Bahamas, but with modern technology and engineering, center consoles as small as 25-30 feet have been making the trip with ease.

Between Florida and the Bahamas lies the reason behind Florida’s world-class fishing- the Gulf Stream. This warm and powerful current rushes from south to north, and while crossing the open ocean can be daunting to a newcomer, it’s entirely possible with the right amount of preparation and research. Here are a few considerations when attempting to make a safe crossing.

Proper Equipment

Regardless of the current weather, the boat should be large enough and built well enough to safely travel over open ocean when the wind and seas aren’t

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