April 2015

There are 41 blog entries for April 2015.


From April 16th to April 18th, the Jupiter High School's Color Guard will be competing in the 2015 Color Guard World Championships put on by WGI in Dayton, Ohio.

The competition will begin on Thursday the 16th with the preliminary rounds, concluding with the finals on Saturday the 18th.

The Jupiter High Color Guard has had an incredibly memorable 2015 up to this point. In the month of March, they not only won their division in the Orlando area Color Guard finals, but they returned a few weeks later and won their division in the Southeast Regional Color Guard finals as well. Both times they scored the highest in Jupiter High School Color Guard history

As a result, the Jupiter High School Color Guard will make their first ever trip to the WGI World

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The Florida Sportsman Expo comes to St. Lucie County!

Do you enjoy the beautiful outdoors in South Florida? Are you an angler, boater, hunter or even an off-roader?
Each day at The Florida Sportsman Expo, coming this weekend, will convey fishing seminars and discussions from the top angling connoisseurs. The FS Expo will have it all this year with an awesome indoor fly casting pond, plus a kid’s section that includes free prizes!

If you have attended the Florida Sportsman Expo previously, recognize that this year’s event will have expanded greatly over previous shows in the past. The Florida Sportsman staff will teach hands-on instructions on how to properly rig baits and lures from The Baits, Rigs and Tackle Academy. Want to learn how the most effective way…
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This Thursday, April 9th, Harbourside Place will be holding a special free concert by American Idol’s own Kellie Pickler. The show starts at 6pm and VIP tickets are available at $50 each. 100% of the proceeds benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Kellie introduced herself to the world by auditioning for the 5th season of American Idol and finishing in 6th place, all the while stealing the hearts of many with her southern charm and unassuming personality. She signed to 19 Recordings and BNA Records in 2006, releasing such Billboard Hot Country Songs as “Red High Heels,” “I Wonder,” and “Things That Never Cross A Man’s Mind.” She went on to release several other chart-topping hits from her second self-titled album, including “Best Days Of Your Life,” a

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Midtown Peace Festival

Midtown’s 3rd Annual Peace, Love and Wellness Music Festival

Visit Midtown in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida to groove to the trendiest music, join the flexible outdoor yoga, partake in over 50 diverse health and wellness purveyors and indulge in the delicious organic and health enthused food and drinks at The 3rd Annual Peace, Love and Wellness Music Festival!

On Saturday, April 11 from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m., the free event is great for families with plenty of happenings for the younger set in the kids section. There will be a big emphasis on the live music community and will have a “School of Rock” tent filled with instruments that kids can jam out on along with face painting and balloon sculpting.

‘Peace Fest’ is going to feature health and wellness with

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The calendar has turned to April, meaning that spring is officially here.

For us golf fans, that can only mean one thing, The Masters is upon us. The azaleas have begun the bloom, the pimento cheese sandwiches are being made, and come Thursday we will get a "hello friends" from Jim Nantz.

The first major of the year is upon us and it truly is the most wonderful time of the year. As always, the storylines heading into this week are plentiful. None are bigger though than two golfers that call our area home, heading down Magnolia Lane going in vastly different directions.

On one side, Jupiter Island resident Tiger Woods, who will be teeing it up in competition for the first time in two months and whose game is the biggest question of Masters week.

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Something incredibly wild will be coming to Jupiter, Florida!

The largest environmental film festival of its time will be making its introduction, The Wild & Scenic Film Festival on April 10 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum (JILM).

The films of the prevailing and powerful short motion pictures will be presented to rise environmental support by the visual challenges that our planet has to face as well as the effort the communities are doing to safeguard the stunning places we love to live on. With over 140 ecological groups, nature centers, museums and academic universities, are all pleased and delighted to partner up with the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum.

At the film festival on Friday, the young and the old

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Newly re-opened in August, with a new building, new grade level span and even a new name, is The Conservatory School in North Palm Beach. The private, charter school offers a state of the art, LEED Gold Certified campus designed with only the best amenities in mind. 

The new campus was designed and built by architecture firm, Harvard Jolly. The lead architect, Debbie Wilkinson and her team wanted to create a building that was “gentle to the environment and dazzling to the eye.” The team worked closely with the local community, environmental experts and the school’s faculty to deliver the optimum results. 


The incredible newly built grounds offer some impressive features. There are over 2,000 feet of hydroponic

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South FLorida Easter

Fluffy bunnies, jelly beans, pastel colored eggs that are filled with surprises and blooming blossoms that represent the start of spring in South Florida! Sometimes the best way to assume that the seasons are changing in South Florida is referred to the events that are taking place since there is hardly a dramatic adjust in weather schemes, hence nicknamed The Sunshine State!

April is an exciting and fun month to celebrate with spring festivals and egg hunts for the entire family. As Easter weekend is approaching, Easter bunnies, colorful baskets and dashing about for eggs is not the only things scheduled, there are many other fun family-friendly events to engage in. Some of the liveliest attractions in South Florida will surely create

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Colorful orchids hang over head, pops of yellow from sunflowers, yards of fruits and vegetables line the streets, the Intracoastal glistens in the backdrop and local music fills the air, these are just some of the characteristics that you will experience at the West Palm Beach Green Market. If you haven’t enjoyed a Saturday at the market yet, it is safe to say you’re missing out. The Green Market of West Palm Beach is an event you shouldn’t miss. The Green Market is held at 101 South Flagler Drive on the West Palm Beach Waterfront. Fresh on the Waterfront at the West Palm Beach Green Market features over 60 vendors represent their farm fresh produce, hand made art and vibrant flowers at the Green Market.  If you want to be a vendor there is room for

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Wildlife Officials say to Look out for shorebirds in South Florida

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) are asking all beachgoers to keep a look out and do your best not to disturb the shorebirds on the Atlantic coast of Florida.

During spring and summer, shorebirds are beach nesting; they tend to build nests with layers of sand and sea shells found on the beautiful resourceful beaches of South Florida. Due to their camouflage, hatching chicks, as well as the nest and eggs, are challenging to see with possibilities of being trodden on such as birds like the black skimmer, snowy plover and American oystercatcher and more. These types of shorebirds are species that face great challenges and need people’s awareness in

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