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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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If you live in South Florida, don’t let the weather fool you: Thanksgiving is right around the corner. For many that means sitting around your own dining room table. If that’s not you, however, fear not! There are some great South Florida restaurants that stay open on Thanksgiving. Here’s our guide to the best places to buy Thanksgiving dinner in South Florida.

PGA National Resort & Spa

PGA National Resort & Spa offers a huge a Thanksgiving Day buffet, for $89 per person, $32 for kids 6 to 12 years old.

The Burlock Coast

The Burlock Coast is a relaxed beachfront restaurant in Fort Lauderdale which, on Thanksgiving, will feature a buffet from noon until eight which includes bottomless drinks for the adults, along with lots of food for the kids

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There’s nothing better than bringing your kids to a day at the zoo. It’s something they will love and, without even realizing it, learn from. If you live in South Florida, there are a lot of local options. Here are a few of our favorite South Florida zoos to visit with your kids.

The Monkey Jungle

The Monkey Jungle is in Miami so you can finally explore the rainforest without leaving South Florida. This tour allows you to get up close and personal with monkeys in their natural habitat, and you can even feed them. The cost is a bit steep at nearly $90 per person but with that comes a first-hand experience that many people feel is worth more than the price of admission.

McCarthy’s Wildlife Sanctuary

McCarthy’s Wildlife Sanctuary in West Palm

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The Rapids Water Park, which typically closes in early November, is going to stay open a bit longer this year – all the way through Thanksgiving until November 25th. It's your last chance to visit the Rapids this year. So if you haven't already taken your kids this year, pack up the minivan and get moving!

The Rapids Water Park

The Rapids is undoubtedly South Florida's biggest water park at 30 acres, Rapids stacks up alongside Orlando's biggest attractions with lazy rivers, splash pools and raging rafts.

The park has six high-speed slides for its older visitors as well as several areas for parents to play with their younger children.
If you feel like surfing, try the artificial-wave ride FlowRider lets two wakeboarders and bodyboarders surf at

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For the 24th year in a row, the Marine Industries Association of Palm Beach County (MIAPBC) is kicking off the holiday season by hosting the Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade.

From center consoles to pleasure yachts, dozens of South Florida boats will be decking their hulls in colorful lights and cruising through the intracoastal for a spectacular show of holiday spirit. The parade will be led by a Zambelli Fireworks travelling display,  will begin at the north end of Lake Worth Lagoon a 6 pm, and will travel north on the intracoastal to end with a grand finale at the Jupiter Lighthouse around 8pm, courtesy of Jetty’s, Square Grouper, and U-Tiki.

Mo and Sally from KOOL 105.5 will be aboard the Loggerhead Marina Grand Marshal Boat, and the big man

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With the holidays quickly approaching, there are tons of things to do in South Florida. Every weekend from now till New Years is pack-full of fun local events and family-based activities for everyone, young and old. Foodies in particular are sure to be excited for this upcoming Saturday (the 17th) as Hampton Forks Kitchen & Table is hosting an event in Jupiter called "Veganosity.”

Veganosity is unique local event featuring a delicious 5 course, all-vegan, meal. Yes, that means everything from the food to the wine and everything in-between is 100% vegan. The event is already almost sold out, so if you’re interested in going, be sure to make your reservations as soon as possible!

The Growing Popularity Of Vegan Food

Vegan food is becoming more

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Get into the holiday spirit this weekend with a holiday tradition in the Palm Beaches.  Good cheer returns Saturday, November 10, 2018 with the annual holiday tree lighting.  A cold snap is expected (wink, wink) and first "snowfall" of the season is anticipated.   CityPlace, the shopping and dining district in the downtown area of West Palm Beach, will be hosting the event. Celebrations begin at 3:00pm and the spectacular tree lighting will commence at 6:00pm.

Seasonal celebrations will begin with performances by Precision Dance Conservatory, Jupiter Dance Academy and the Palm Beach Symphony. Punctually at 6:00pm, Dance South Florida will present “Home for the Holidays,”.  It’s an enormous holiday presentation not to be missed! It will surely get you

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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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This weekend, the Jupiter-Tequesta Rotary Club is hosting the Juno Beach Craft Festival.

This will be the 17th year for this popular event, and gives residents and visitors a chance to stroll along the ocean while browsing local art of all kinds. Admission is free, and the show will be set up along A1A in Juno Beach.

The 17th Annual Juno Beach Craft Festival will take place on Saturday and Sunday, November 10th and 11th 2018, from 10 AM to 5 PM.

For more information, GO HERE.

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The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County is securely anchored in historic downtown Lake Worth.  The Cultural Council is Palm Beach County’s endorsed arts agency serving non-profit cultural organizations and professional artists in the county.

Lake Worth Playhouse, the oldest building on the register of the Art Deco Society of Palm Beach County, has provided 60 years of excellence in the performing arts. It is a venue offering a variety of mainstream and alternative programming, both live and, in its Stonzek Theatre, on film. The Playhouse is one of the oldest surviving examples of this architectural style. It reopened in 1929, adding its neon sign, which may be the oldest still in use in the United States in its original site.

Lake Worth Art

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