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Nestled between Jupiter and Stuart, the city of Hobe Sound offers a wide array of beautiful beaches, parks, and championship-caliber golf courses. Lovely views along the Indian River, Loxahatchee River, and St. Lucie River provide a beautiful sparkling backdrop to many residential communities. Marine life, such as dolphins and manatees, are commonplace, with the area embracing wildlife at Jonathan Dickinson State Park, spanning 11,000 acres and housing over 140 species of birds.

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You better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout, I'm telling you why - Santa Clause is coming to The Gardens Mall! On Friday, November 15th, Santa and his elves will parade through The Gardens Mall with the Palm Beach Gardens High School Marching Band to his throne in Grand Court at 6pm. Families can enjoy restaurant samplings and photos with Santa. Everyone is encouraged to bring an unwrapped toy to be donated to Florida Cares Charity.

Date: Friday, November 15th, 2019

Time: 6:00pm

Location: The Gardens Mall, 3101 PGA Boulevard, Palm Beach Gardens, FL

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Hobe Sound is a charming little community just north of the Palm Beach County line within Martin County. The quaint little town is abundant with beautiful beaches, easy to drive roads and a chilled out friendly vibe. Plan an easy day of fun, relaxed things to do in Hobe Sound within proximity to each other.

Harry and the Natives Restaurant has been around since 1941. It’s an eclectic place which advertises to be “Hobe Sound’s only waterfront restaurant…when it rains”!  It’s so old that it has the 9th alcohol license in the district, and places 1 to 8 are no longer up and running. It’s a definite beloved with the locals.  Funky, fun and fan favorite.  

The Blowing Rocks are a “point of interest” in Hobe Sound. The preserve was named for its rocky

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Winter is finally here in South Florida (well, kind of), and each cold snap is bringing us closer and closer to the sailfish bite heating up. This is when a special species migrates to South Florida - sportfishing teams in the pursuit of billfish, the tournaments, and the large amount of cash that can be won (and spent) along with it. Whether you're a kite fishing team on a pampered SeaVee or playing bait-and-switch from a custom sportfish, here is the 2019-2020 line-up of sailfish tournaments in South Florida.

 

Dust ‘Em Off Sailfish Warm-Up

Date: November 6th – 10th, 2019

Location: Palm Beach, FL

Website: https://www.dustemoffsailfish.com/

 

Pirate’s Cove Sailfish Classic

Date: December 5th – 8th, 2019

Location: Pirate’s Cover

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Join MAC Fine Art Gallery as they 2019 season! Enjoy live music and refreshments provided by Art & Wine Palm Beach the featured selection of works are unveiled.

They will be showcasing new artwork from MAC Art favorites like René Romero Schuler, John La Huis, Andrei Petrov, Kris & Angela Gebhardt, Elena Bond, Bette Ridgeway, Sara Conca, and Gabriel & Angela Collazo.

Included in the Season Premiere is a selection of limited edition masterworks featuring Salvador Dalí, Pablo Picasso Joan Miró, Karel Appel, Joanne Seltzer, William Nelson Copley, and more.

Date: Saturday, November 16th, 2019

Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: MAC Fina Art Gallery, 4601 Military Trail Unit 101, Jupiter, FL

Admission is free, and you can register HERE.

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ELS Center of Excellence is a tuition-free, non-profit public charter high school for students on the autism spectrum. You are invited to support their great cause by joining them for dinner at their second annual Food Around The World event. Chefs will present food, wine, and dessert tastings from over 25 different countries!

Date: Friday, November 15th, 2019

Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: ELS Center of Excellence, 18370 Linestone Creek Rd, Jupiter, FL

Tickets are $50 each and can be purchased HERE. 

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Even though Palm Beach County has some exemplary public school options, some parents choose to enroll their children in private schools. There are almost 150 private schools in Palm Beach County serving more than 29,000 students.

When relocating to a new community, it’s important to make the right decision when evaluating your children’s education opportunities. Luckily, quality education is abundant in Palm Beach County. Below is a list of private education options for High School students in the Palm Beach County area.  

 

American Heritage School, Delray Beach FL

www.ahschool.com

American Heritage School is nationally-recognized as a rigorous college preparatory day school with a technologically advanced campus. More than 60% of the

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 While three more rounds of cold air will sweep across the central and eastern United States through next week, South Florida is still warm and sunny! According to The Weather Channel’s 10-day weather forecast, the lowest daytime temperature we’re expecting is 72 degrees, providing for plenty of beach days ahead.

Our only obstacle may be rain, which is why Jupiter Inlet District has made it simple to check weather on the beach by providing a live streaming beach cam. Here is a great link for you to save if you’d like to check up on your local beach from the comfort of your own home: Jupiter Inlet Webcam

While people who live in other states are bundling up for the beginning of winter, South Floridians are continuing to enjoy family time on the beach!

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The Indiantown Rodeo is galloping back into town this weekend. This rodeo has been named one of the top 20 events in the southeast by the Southeast Tourism Society. Presented by the Indiantown Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by U.S. Sugar.

The Indiantown Rodeo is a Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association and Women’s Pro Rodeo Association authorized event that features bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, bull riding, tie-down roping, steer wrestling, team roping, barrel racing and much more fun!

The kids will also enjoy the award-winning kids corral, which is packed full of activities that show local youth to the Agri-business environment. This is a free hands-on, interactive Rodeo experience.

Stop by the exhibits and see what the vendors

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Did you know that this week is National Wildlife Refuge Week? You can celebrate with FREE family friendly activities at the Hobe Sound Nature Center.

Wednesday, October 16th at 9am – Join Hobe Sound Nature Center at the Hobe Sound Refuge Beach (North Jupiter Island) for a “nat chat” and walk to see what the ocean has brought ashore. (Bring your own Binoculars).

Thursday, October 17th at 1pm – At the Nature Center for a Seahorse program, followed by the Hobe Sound Nature Center Seahorses and lagoon tank feeding.

Friday, October 18th at 1pm – At the Nature Center for “Snakes Alive” presentation, followed by a feeding demonstration of Hobe Sound Nature Center’s Teaching Snakes.

Saturday, October 19th from 10:00am – 12:00 pm – Join at the

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What is Fire Fest? Fire Fest is a popular event to teach the community the crucial role of prescribed fire in protecting Florida’s native wildlife and plants.

Free family activities include: day and night fire demos, Smokey the Bear, Fire Trucks, Kid’s activities and prizes, live music, a spooky trail, marshmallow roasting and a whole lot more! There will also be some special activities that will require a small fee, such as: Interactive hayrides, swamp buggy trail rides and a giant obstacle course and toddler bounce house. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Tickets for the special events will go quickly, but you can purchase advanced tickets online.

Admission into Jonathan Dickinson State Park still applies. $6 per vehicle (up

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