April 2015

There are 41 blog entries for April 2015.


VeritageMiami, previously known as the Miami Wine & Food Festival, is conveying 3,000 wine makers, breweries, and top chefs, along with spirit, wine and beer devotees across sunny South Florida. The event also will be including an extraordinary group of auction lots, all to signify the South Florida community. 

VeritageMiami is an exciting and very supporting festival that aids United Way of Miami-Dade, attentive on enlightening the education, financial steadiness and overall well-being of our fellow neighbors. “For 90 years, United Way of Miami-Dade has been an innovative force in the community with a long and successful track record of responding to emerging needs and transforming people’s lives. Today our work is focused on education, financial

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Tiger Woods made his return to competitive golf this past week at the Masters. It was the first time since he competed in a PGA Tour event since his first round withdraw at the Farmers Insurance Open in early February.

Despite many experts predicting that he wouldn't even make the cut, Woods not only made the cut, he was in the third to last pairing of the day in the final round on Sunday.

Woods ended up finishing in a tie for 17th at 5-under after rounds of 73-69-69-73. While the Jupiter Island resident was able to complete all four rounds and for the most part look like the Tiger of old, it came at a cost.

His tee shot on the par 4 9th hole on Sunday came to rest in some pine straw just right of the fairway. When Woods hit his second shot, his

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Fishing seminars

Dozens of women enjoy flooding the waters off the southeast coast of South Florida; some even for the first time have gained a new hobby for fishing. Are you ready to learn how to fish from the professionals on the water? The weather is beautiful and the fishing this time of year is nonstop!

Women, men and teenagers are all welcome to get involved in the South Florida “Ladies, Let's go Fishing!” event at the University at the I.T. Parker Community Center in Dania Beach, Florida this weekend. The program trekks around the Sunshine State to introduce more women to the sport and has an opportunity to acquire all the ins and outs of fishing! Be sure to check out the events list, Ladies may be fishing in your area!

The weekend offers classroom demonstrations

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4.10.15 Fishing Report

Looks like an enjoyable weather forecast coming up for the weekend! The winds are Southeast and the South Florida waters are getting prepped up for the springtime fish bite!

OFFSHORE- The action has definitely perked up for the springtime! The dolphin bite has been great on all the South Florida Inlets and in theory should continue to do well through the weekend. The big dolphins are out 15-20 miles offshore and even biting closer in under the frigate birds. Reports have claimed over 40 pound dolphins are being brought up to the boat. (Trolling the usual dolphin spread with ballyhoo, strips, squid, etc.) Spring has called in some huge fish to South Florida! The Action has also picked up in the sailfish department. There are quite a…
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The Marine Industries Association of South Florida founded the Plywood Regatta in 1996 and has assembled some major enthusiasm of recreational boating to endure on “Building Boating’s Future… Today!” 

A max of 40 teams of undergraduates can participate in the Plywood Regatta in Dania Beach, Florida. Students from middle school, high school and marine technical school will attempt to build a sea vessel on Saturday, April 11, 2015 only using modest hand tools and supplies that are provided such as plywood, seal and zip ties!


The participating students will then help each other decorate their sea worthy vessels.
Once the teams have successfully completed their creative masterpieces, they will put the boats in the water and paddle through the competition in

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For golfers, a hole-in-one is kind of the holy grail of the sport. It's something we all achieve for but is almost impossible to actually achieve.

Don't tell that to Jack Nicklaus.

Competing in the annual Masters Par 3 Contest on Wednesday with playing partners Gary Player and Ben Crenshaw, who filled in for the still injured Arnold Palmer, the North Palm Beach resident recorded a hole-in-one on the fourth hole after hitting his shot 15 feet past the hole and watching it spin back and in the cup.

Making it even more special was the fact that it was the first time Nicklaus ever recorded an ace at Augusta National in any facet. Before yesterday he had never done it in a recreational, practice, or tournament round.

Here is a video of the

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Surfers for Autism

Life is better at the beach, especially in South Florida!beach-pan2a_400

Celebrating The Annual South Florida Beach Festival is more than just adoring the sun rays, sand and sea that result in the feeling of “hakuna matata.”

This year will be its 8th South Florida Beach Festival event and will take place in Deerfield Beach, Florida. The festival has become a 501 © (3) non-profit organization that is fully dedicated to unravel the prospective of people with developmental delays, support encouragement for autism issues and scientific research.

Their mission: “Our focus is to eliminate stigma through public awareness and education and to unite communities through volunteerism.”

The Surfers For Autism was founded by a small pack of surfers from sunny South Florida in

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The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall from Vietnam and All Veterans of Brevard, Inc. are currently presenting communities countrywide with the opportunity to respectively honor the service men & women of the Vietnam War. The Memorial Wall is at a 60% scale reproduction of the original, which is located in Washington. This event allows local viewers to visit and pay their respects while enjoying the convenience of not having to travel across the country. Standing six feet tall and three hundred feet long, an inscribed chronological list displays over 58,000 Americans we have lost to conflict in Southeast Asia.

Arrival of the wall is scheduled for April 8th, on the FAU campus, where the Jupiter Police Department will escort the delivery & volunteers will

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Get your motor running at the “The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auction,” The Barrett Jackson Auction of Palm Beach. This world-renowned car extravaganza is making its way to Palm Beach from April 17th through the 19th.  Perfect for the avid car enthusiast, the Barrett Jackson Auction is a must see. With over 400 classics, muscle cars, contemporary collectibles, exotics and hot rods. Millions of dollars worth of collector’s cars will be on display with some of the automobiles priced at over $1 million. 

The Barrett Jackson Auction is known for its jam-packed schedule of fun events. The Opening Night Gala, is a beautiful cocktail event offering live music, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres and an up close and personal experience with the hotrods,

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Palm beach Zoo beer

Drink Beer and Save Wildlife

Palm Beach County’s utmost matchless craft beer festival is returning to celebrate its 3rd year, Brew at the Zoo on Saturday, April 11, 2015.

The wild event will include a ton of craft beer samples from around the country and over half of the contributing breweries are created right here in the gorgeous South Florida, with a huge emphasis on supporting locally. The beer selection will include local favorites and samples from 25 brewers and estimated over 60 different brews in the most unique location.

Enjoy strolling with beer in hand while exploring the magnificent wild animals and creatures! The Palm Beach Zoo will have live music jamming throughout the park from The Goodnicks in the Interactive Fountain Plaza and

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