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Paddle boarding is becoming an extremely popular water sport activity that provides a great exercise and builds strength and balance.

Paddle boards can be used for many different recreational purposes in addition to getting in a good workout. A paddle board is a long narrow board that glides across the water, similar to a surfboard in design. While standing, sitting or kneeling in the middle of the board, a person uses oars to skim across the water. A paddle board can also be used by laying on the board and using your arms as a paddle.

Paddle boards can be used for many different recreational purposes in addition to getting in a good workout. There are also many health benefits of using a paddle board. Some of the health benefits include improving

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This Friday night, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is hosting their reoccurring popular Sea Turtle Sleepover event.

The Sleepover over is an exclusive overnight event that includes the ultimate slumber party, a tour of the outdoor sea turtle hospital, snacks, movie time, pizza, and activities for aspiring scientists. The Sea Turtle Sleepover is aimed for children ages 8 through 12 years old.

The event begins at 7 pm on Friday, September 20th and the cost is $65 dollars per child. The cost also includes pizza and snacks. The sleepover is a drop off event, but parents and chaperones are welcomed to stay over and participate in all the events throughout the night.

You are allowed to bring your own snacks and drinks for the evening, but you are asked to

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While still have warm weather in South Florida, the cool is coming fast. If you haven’t had a lot of time to hit the beach this Summer, this weekend is your last chance! Fall officially begins Monday, September 23. Here are three great beaches in South Florida that you are sure to enjoy.

DuBois Park

DuBois Park is a South Florida gem located on the southern edge of the Jupiter Inlet. DuBois has fantastic views of the Jupiter Lighthouse. Jet skiers and boaters can start their trip through the Intracoastal Waterway or out to sea, right from the marina slips. Canoe and kayak adventurers can paddle to the Loxahatchee River, one of only two national Wild & Scenic Rivers in Florida. At DuBois there are public bathrooms available, as well as small

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This Saturday, September 21st is International Coastal Clean Up day around the world. International Coastal Clean Up Day is the world’s largest event where volunteers come together to help clean up our beaches and help to protect marine life. The event happens every year and volunteers from over 100 countries head to their local beaches and coastline to show their support for a cleaner ocean.

Here are some Clean Up events going on this Saturday in Palm Beach County. If you wish to volunteer, you can pre-register by contacting the coordinator listed for each clean up location. You can also call Keep Palm Beach County Beautiful at 561-686-6646 or email them at info@keepPBCbeautiful.org for more on how to register.

Jupiter:
Where: Carlin Park (400 S. A1A)

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Explore the unbelievable local Jupiter Waterway Trail with the best seat in town, a clear kayak.  “Get Up and Go Kayaking” tour is a mobile guided kayak tour and rental company offered now in Jupiter!  Transparent kayaks cast off from Jupiter Pointe Club and Marina white sand beach led by an experienced guide.  Before you know it, the voyage begins, paddling along on the varying colors of the caerulean waters of the Intracoastal Waterway. Kayakers will be engrossed in the extensive views of the tropical surroundings and marine life which can be seen under and around the clear kayak.

The Jupiter Waterway Trail is a series of trails that connect the Loxahatchee River, Intracoastal Waterway and Jupiter Inlet. These limbs and offshoots create a natural

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Florida’s best ice cream/gelato shop is right here in our own backyard, Juno Beach.  According to Yelp the “best ice cream/gelato” in Florida is right here in Palm Beach County.  Yelp is a website and mobile app which publishes crowd-sourced reviews about businesses.  The reviews are in and Matty’s Gelato Factory, 867 Donald Ross Road, Juno Beach is considered the best gelato in Florida!

After a long hot summer day at the beach something cold and refreshing would hit the spot.  The frozen delicacy is enjoyed by kids and kids at heart alike.  No need for a special occasion to enjoy gelato – its not a healthy lifestyle saboteur, rather a sensible option to ice cream.

Gelato has been an Italian dessert essential since the late 1600’s.

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach is a sea turtle rehabilitation, research and education center. The center is a non-profit that promotes the conservation of the ocean’s ecosystems and focuses on endangered and threatened sea turtles.

The center offers onsite rehabilitation center for injured and endangered sea turtles, aquariums, research laboratories. The Center continues to monitor the turtles progress for their recovery before releasing the sea turtle back into the ocean.

Every day the center hosts numerous events and this weekend there is plenty of events for everyone to enjoy.

Friday, September 13th: Public Guided Tours at 2 pm

Public Guided Tours: The tours are offered seven days a week and includes a tour throughout the facility and

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In South Florida, fishing is a popular event that happens weekly for most. Whether you like to fish off the Juno Beach Pier or the shores of the Jupiter Inlet, fishing is always a fun activity for the whole family.

Fishing Charters are a great way to get out there and enjoy the water. Charters offer both inshore and offshore fishing and can be rented for private events as well as everyday charters.

The charters are offered by local boat owners or charter companies that help you find the perfect spot for some of the best fishing in the area. You do not need to be an expert fisherman to participate but charters are very popular among avid fishermen and anglers.

Fishing charters go out several miles offshore for some of the best fishing and catches. The

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Florida, especially South Florida, is known for its beaches.

Here are a few of the best, most beautiful beaches in Florida.

Delray Beach

Delray Beach at Ocean and Atlantic avenues is a charming village by the sea. Each year, nearly 1 million visitors flock to this family-friendly, 2-mile-long beach ideal for sunbathing, swimming and sand-castle building. When the sun goes down, visitors take a stroll on festive Atlantic Avenue, enjoying the boutiques, seafood restaurants, cool architecture, and the Pineapple Grove Arts District. And if you’re looking for a worthwhile splurge, check into the Seagate Hotel and Spa on Atlantic Avenue, just a short trolley ride to the beach and the private Seagate Beach Club.

Palm Beach

It may have more

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Don't miss out on the Marine and Tropical Art Festival and Craft Show this weekend, September 14-15, 2019 at the South Florida Fairgrounds.

The Marine and Tropical Art Festival and Craft Show is also held in conjunction with the Palm Beach Marine Flea Market and BBQ Festival, as well as the Florida Fall Boat Show. So for one low price, you can go to all three events at the same location and time!

Artists will display items, such as photography, acrylic and oil paintings, serigraphy, watercolor, jewelry, clothing, pottery, woodcarving, quilting, metalwork, leatherworkers and furniture. 

Where: South Florida Fairgrounds, 9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach

When: Saturday, 9/14 from 9am-6pm; Sunday, 9/15 from 9am-5pm

Cost: $10 for Adults;

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