November 2017

There are 46 blog entries for November 2017.

Have any kids or grandkids in town for the holidays? Take them to the first annual Candy Cane Hunt in Palm Beach Gardens on Saturday, December 2nd. Kick off the Christmas season Downtown at the Gardens with free event for the kids and for you!

There will be lot's to do like finding the Golden Candy Cane, bounce houses, holiday crafts, prizes, and tons of other activities. Many vendors will be set up including the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservantion Society , Lighthouse Cove Adventure Golf & The Burger Shack,  Jupiter Pointe Paddling, i9 Sports and more. A carousel will also be on site and proceeds to ride will benefit the charity organization Resource Depot. 

The event takes place from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Tickets are free but require online

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The holidays are all about being kind and generous. This Thursday we will celebrate things we have and are thankful for with our friends and family. Ironically, the next day we'll run to the store and grab everything we can on Black Friday, or some of us who don't want to race the crowd will wait until Cyber Monday. Giving Tuesday is a movement to bring us back in the spirit of gratitude and giving after we've gone on a crazed shopping spree. 

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving powered by social media (hence the hashtag). It starts the charitable season when many focus on who they want to help before the year ends. To participate, all you have to do is go to and you can find local organizations like non-profits and schools

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After a two-year hiatus, the FITTEAM Palm Beach Marathon is back for a weekend long full of events that consists award ceremonies, concerts, fireworks, expos and more throughout West Palm Beach.

The weekend long marathon starts Friday, December 1st with several warm up events leading up to the big marathon on Sunday, December 3rd.

For those not up for a full 26.2 miles, there will also be a 5K race on Friday, in addition to a half marathon, and a relay race on Sunday.

The Weekend Itinerary includes:

Friday, December 1st:

Health and Fitness Expo at CityPlace featuring running appeal, race information, wellness products and services from 12 pm to 6pm. Finishing off Friday night, will be a 5K race and the Palm Beach Marathon Fireworks over the intracoastal

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President Trump is returning to his home at the exquisite Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach for the holiday. He is expected to arrive today around 5:15 p.m. and stay until 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 26th. 

Residents can expect traffic changes in West Palm Beach and Palm Beach near the Lantana Airport at the times of his arrival and departure. The county closes State Road A1A in front of the Mar-a-Lago which means residents to the south on Billionaires Row have to detour through West Palm Beach if they want to go to restuarants or shopping at Worth Avenue. Marley Herring, President of the Worth Avenue Association said the changes took some getting used to after Trump's first few times visiting but now merchants and townspeople have gotten used to the

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Disney’s Newsies The Musical, is the second upcoming musical heading to the Maltz Theatre in Jupiter this production season.

The family-friendly musical is set to take over the stage November 28th through December 17th, 2017.

Newsies The Musical is based on a real-life 1899 New York paperboy strike. The musical tells the story of a young boy Jack Kelly, who struggles to survive by buying newspapers from the publishers to then sell the newspapers to the public in order to make a living. But with the rising costs of the publishing’s, the teenage newsboys, most of them orphans, gather together to take on the head publishers and put an end to the rising costs of the papers. Otherwise the papers would not get sold with the help of the newsboys in the first

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The holiday season brings new life into the family friendly community of Jupiter, Florida and for those of us with kids, grandchildren, nieces, nephews and everything in between we find ourselves looking for fun and invigorating activities to do with our youngsters. Here are 3 ideas for you to try: 

"Mommy & Me Paint!"
at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center  

On Thursdays at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center are “Mommy & Me Paint” classes. Just because the title says “mommy” doesn’t mean this program is only for moms, dads, grandparents, aunts, uncles and friends are welcomed with their little ones. The classes take place during winter season at 10:30am on Thursday mornings and each class is designed to introduce introductory knowledge of sea turtle

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Miami Beach is among one of three selected cities and the only American city to host Art Basel. An international art fair where leading art galleries from North America, Latin America, Africa, Asia, and Europe show off the master artists of Modern and Contemporary Art.

This year over 200 art galleries will display artwork from over 4,000 artists from around the world. The art work installments range from paintings, sculptures, photography, films, installations, and editioned works of the highest and best quality are displayed in the Convention Center for visitors like yourself to come and enjoy. The larger-scale works will become part of the Miami Beach landscape at the nearby SoundScape Park and Collins Park.

Also, a number of conversations will be

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Sandi, the world's only 600-ton sand tree, is returning to West Palm Beach! Sandi has become a magical tradition in the area, carrying a story every time she comes back into town, telling us about where she's been and what she's been doing the whole year. She sings, lights up, and tells stories every night. The 35-foot tree is currently being sculpted and will be finished and lit along with an unveiling on November 30th.

Sandi's return to Sandi Land will be celebrated at 6 p.m. with the Valerie Tyson Band, an exhilarating group notorious for getting the part started, performing today's hits, classic rock, R&B, and reggae. 7 p.m. will be the lighting of Sandi and she will tell her new story of the adventure she's had, this year's story entitled

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A fun and family friendly event for people of all ages happening December 2nd in the evening is a two-hour kayak and paddleboard tour at the Jupiter Inlet Aquatic Preserve. The tour begins before dusk so you can cruise leisurely through the Intracoastal Waterway as the sunsets and the stars come out.

On this unique tour of Jupiter’s waterways you will get an upclose look at the Jupiter Lighthouse, mangrove islands, estuaries, and the inlet. You will see an abundance of native wildlife like gentle manatees, turtles, fish, pelicans and sometimes even a dolphin. As the night falls, you will get to stargaze with your naked eye and see all that the Jupiter night sky has to offer.

Launch times for these tours vary based on the time of year and the sunset. All

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CANVAS, known as the nation’s largest outdoor art museum, brings together contemporary artists, art influencers, and collectors from around the world.

CANVAS transforms spaces into interactive art pieces and full story art within cities. These works of art bring the artist and community together to create icons painted and sculpted throughout the area.

Thanks to the outdoor museum, West Palm Beach has been the destination for artists from all over the world to display their work.

CANVAS brings together artists to install and create permanent outdoor art exhibits in downtown West Palm Beach. These works of art include statues, sculptures, or murals and can last for at least a year or more depending on what was created.

According to data provided to CANVAS by

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