September 2016

There are 26 blog entries for September 2016.

The Children's Science Explorium is a great place to visit. Every year they bring in new traveling exhibits intended to spark one’s natural curiosity about how and why things work as they do. Zoo in You, invites guests of all ages to explore this fascinating and complex world inside us that is our microbiome — a dynamic, adaptable, and delicately balanced ecosystem much like any other found in nature. Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and we would not be able to survive without each other. Zoo in You has three thematic areas: Meet the Microbes, Our Complex Ecosystems, and Exploring our Microbiome. In Zoo in You, you will meet the good microbes that aid digestion or crowd out less friendly freeloaders and also the bad ones that…
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Looking for a fun new way to have a night out on the town? Then you must try BikeCrÜz. BikeCrÜz is an exciting and completely entertaining new wave of transportation and going out all rolled into one. It is a “pedal-powered, interactive social experience.” You and friends climb aboard the rolling cart and pedal your way to each stop. 

BikeCrÜz has been described as “a pub-crawl on wheels; a mobile company meeting, a rolling tourist stop & the center of attention in the hottest spots in South Florida.” It is certainly something unique and definitely something to change your going out experience for a lifetime. You can book a private cart for your own private group or you and a friend can climb on with a mix of other peddlers. You can sit back and peddle

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Every first Friday of the month at the Ocean Avenue Amphitheatre will be “Movie in the Park” night. Make sure to bring your blankets and picnic chairs to watch a movie under the stars with your friends and family. 

The event is free for everyone and you are welcomed to bring your own food and drink, but food, snacks and beverages will be available for sale as well. “The Boynton Beach CRA will also hold a free drawing with prizes consisting of gift certificates to some of the local restaurants and businesses.” 

Movie Night in the Park tends to fill up fast so be sure to arrive early to get a parking spot and a spot in the lawn to catch the film. For more information please call 561-600-9093. 

Movie Night in the Park is located at Ocean Avenue

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Are you a tennis fan? Or want to give it a try but don’t know where to begin? Experience a fun and physical game of tennis at the beautiful Delray Beach Tennis Center. Whether you are a novice or a pro, this club is perfect for players of all skill levels and is open to the public. 

A full-service public tennis facility, the Delray Beach Tennis Center features 14 clay courts, 6 hard courts, and an 8,200-seat stadium at its facilities. The club is located in the heart of Delray Beach, FL, just to the west of downtown Delray’s Atlantic Avenue. The Delray Beach Tennis Center offers its guests an upstairs pavilion and conference room, pro-shop with locker rooms, racquet stringing, and apparel. The Delray Beach Tennis Center also offers a wide variety of

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The most anticipated time of year has come in southern Florida, sea turtle season. The turtles have come to lay their eggs and now the eggs are hatching. “The Biologist Beach Walk program is a unique opportunity for Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) in Juno Beach, educators to give the public insight into LMC’s research and conservation efforts.”

Attendees of the walks will get to learn about the different species of sea turtles, how they migrate, interact and nest on our beaches. The experienced biologists leading the tour teach guests inside tricks on how to spot nests will also teach guests and hatchlings where they will often get to see hatchlings. Beach Walks are offered every Wednesday and Sunday through August and registration is online only.

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This weekend at the South Florida Fairgrounds in West Palm Beach is the Marine Wildlife Art Festival and Craft Show. The show prides itself on displaying the best local and national American works of art and craft. 

Here, at the Marine and Wildlife Art Festival and Craft Show, you will meet amazing artists who focus their work on marine and nature subjects in all different mediums. You will see incredible hand sewn quilts, photography, oil, acrylic and watercolor paintings, sculpture, leatherwork and so much more. “The Marine and Wildlife Art Festival and Craft Show has been awarded a feature listing at The Marine and Wildlife Art Festival and Craft Show is also held in conjunction with the Florida Marine Flea Market and

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Village Of Tequesta Park & Recreation Food Truck Pow Wow & Concert In The Park! What a great way to end the week with a family friendly event that is sure to have something for everyone. Enjoy live music, kids activities, and food trucks. Special raffle tickets will be sold for a $1,000 shopping spree at The Gardens Mall and a custom designed Tito's Handmade Vodka Paddle Board! Drawing for the raffle will be Saturday, October 1, 2016 at the Bluewater Babes Fish For a Cure held at Sailffish Marina Resort in Singer Island. A $10 donation to Bluewater Babes Includes: Bluewater Babes Koozie and a free beer ticket to Tequesta Brewing Company or Twisted Trunk during the weekend of Friday, September 23 - Sunday, September 25.   Friday, September 23
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  food Whole Foods expanded its seafood department in a way that could help preserve underwater reefs along the Florida coast. The grocery chain has begun selling fresh lionfish, a prickly, non-native species at 26 stores in Florida. Once caught and placed on ice, the fish is safe to consume after its venomous spines have been removed. Employees at stores carrying the fish have been trained to remove the spines, leaving white fish meat. The white flaky meat has a sweet flavor and tastes like snapper. Lionfish can be grilled, blackened, sautéed or baked.   Lionfish are a marine species that are primarily red, brown and white and has a striped, zebra-like appearance. Lionfish have venomous spines that are used defensively against predators. These spines…
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 NPLD Mark your calendars for the National Public Lands Day (NPLD) on Saturday, September 24 from 8:00am to 11:30am at the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area (ONA). Projects include shoreline cleanup, staining the boardwalk (subject to weather) and pulling lovevine. No registration required.  Meet at the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area's Northside parking lot (just off US Hwy1 on S. Beach Road).  The ONA designation was established by Congress primarily to protect unique scenic, scientific, educational, and recreational values. The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse ONA is one of three sites afforded this designation, along with Oregon's Yaquina Head established by Congress in 1980 and California's Piedras Blancas Light Station…
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At the end of a long workweek, Friday is your opportunity to relax and unwind. For those who like to be outdoors and take in the warm afternoon weather and get some energy out, try a bike ride through Riverbend Park. 

Start your Friday evening enjoying nature at twilight hour with a relaxing ride through the tranquil Riverbend Park. The evening bike tours at Riverbend Park are led by a guide who specializes in Floridian wildlife to help you spot all of the special creatures along your tour. Bicycles are also available for rent. 

Riverbend Park is a beautiful park and preserve in west Jupiter. You will cruise through the 665-acre park over creeks, through the forest and past some interesting creatures. Riverbend Park is home to a wide variety of

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