June 2018

There are 50 blog entries for June 2018.

Tomorrow, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach is hosting their 7th Annual Run 4 The Sea. The race is 4 miles long and begins at 7am, Saturday June 16th, and is open to runners and walkers. Following the start of the 4-mile run there will also be a 1-mile Kids Fun Run starting at 8:15 am.

The purpose of the run is to support and raise money for the Loggerhead Marinelife Center to provide rehabilitation to injured and endangered sea turtles and to promote the conservation of the ocean.

After the run, participants are invited to stay and enjoy a post-race celebration with kid’s activities, breakfast vendors, music, and an award ceremony. Awards will be presented to the Top Overall male and female, Top Three male and female for different age

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Looking for something to do with the kids now that school's out? CMX Movie Theater in Wellington is offering free kids movies every week on Wednesdays through Fridays.

Catch two different films each week starting at 10 a.m. Here's the schedule:

June 19 - 21: Alvin: Road Chip and Lego Batman Movie

June 26 - 28: Sing and Secret Life of Pets

July 3 - 5: Storks and Lorax Movie

July 10 - 12: The Peanuts Movie and Trolls

July 17 - 19: Despicable Me 3 and Ferdinand

July 24 - 26: Emoji Movie and Boss Baby

Jul 31 - August 2: Lego Ninjago Movie, Captain Underpants and First Epic Movie

CMX is a modern, clean, comfortable theater with reclining seats, individual trays, and offers concessions beyond popcorn and candy. You and your kids

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The West Palm Beach Summer Boat Show is happening next weekend, June 22nd-24th, at the South Florida Fairgrounds. A 100,000 square-foot showcase center will feature power boats up to 40 feet including center consoles, walk-arounds, cruisers and pontoons. 

The boat show is sponsored by dozens of brands and local marinas who will have merchandise on display and for sale. Hundreds of shiny new boats will be on trailers and you can climb aboard and check out the vessels first-hand. You'll find everything from small Hewes for fishing to brand new luxury Sea Rays.

On Sunday there will also be a Used Boat, Vehicle, and Equipment Auction with a preview on Saturday. You can check out over 200 items including boats, trailers, RVs, motorcycles, golf carts

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Summer in Paradise, also known as S.I.P., is a set of events and free things to do this summer in West Palm Beach. The events range from fireworks to live music, outdoor movies, downtown shopping and dining deals and much more.

The premier event during the S.I.P. is the weekly Clematis by Night. Where concerts happen every Thursday night featuring performances by local bands playing everything from country, to reggae, pop, rock and more. Several restaurants and bars in the area host food and drinks specials for the event. Clematis by Night is every Thursday from 6 pm to 10 pm during the summer except for Thursday, July 5th.

New for this year’s Summer in Paradise are the Fairy Tale Playhouses. Where there are 15 child-sized playhouses around town to

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The River Center in Jupiter collaborates with the US Coast Guard Auxiliary several times a year to provide a series of Boating Safety Classes. The classes are targeted to attract young boaters in our community, however the class welcomes all ages who want to learn the importance of safety on the water.

The classes are put together through the sponsorship of the AustinBlu Foundation, a non-profit aimed to raise awareness and to promote educational programs and classes for boating safety.

The class will be held this Saturday, June 16th at The River Center in Jupiter.  The class will take place in a classroom in a lecture style learning. The State of Florida requires that any person born after January 1, 1988 who wishes to operate a vessel of 10 horsepower or

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The "Little Free Library" project is a new trend that's becoming popular all over the world. The Little Free Library is a mailbox/birdhouse wooden box on a post where neighbors can "take a book, leave a book."

The Jerry Thomas Elementary School in Jupiter unveiled their first Little Library on their front lawn on June 1st. Kids were bouncing up and down in line to grab the books and the excitement was encouraging to the community. Now Jupiter plans to open eight more and one will even be a recreation of the Jupiter Lighthouse.

A woman in Royal Palm Beach put a Little Free Library in her own front yard, saying it's a cool idea and is planning on putting more in the community with her own money. She lives at 167 Sunflower Circle, and you'll find

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The 2018 FIFA World Cup starts today and 32 teams will compete in Russia to become the winner of the most widely viewed sporting event in the world. Though the U.S. Men's Soccer Team won't be playing in the World Cup this year after of their loss to Trinidad, true futbol fans can still cheer for their favorite international teams at one of the following watch parties around Palm Beach:

 Biergarten in Boca Raton

This German beer garden has high hopes for Germany so they're serving 1 Liter boot specials with $10 refills throughout the sporting event. Plus they have daily specials for each match like today when Russia vs. Saudi Arabia, you can try their $6 Baltika #6 Porter. For the highly anticipated Germany-Mexico match on the 17th at 11 a.m.,

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Recently, news media outlets like Forbes and 24/7 Wall Street have published articles galore about the incredible growth of South Florida, particularly Palm Beach County. The area is booming with business development and many are choosing to relocate for the low tax rates and sunny beaches.

Florida's low estate, corporate and capital gains taxes provide a business-friendly atmosphere that is rewarding to employees. More than 70 financial services with firms in the Northeast including SkyBridge and Universa Investments have moved to South Florida for the benefits. By moving to Palm Beach County from New York, for example, someone making $1 million a year could save $100,000 in city and state taxes alone, according to the Business Development Board.

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Throughout the summer season, Sailfish Splash Waterpark in Stuart hosts unique movie nights where you can chill on an innertube and watch a flick on the big screen.

For just $10.95 a person on Splash + Movie Nights, you get unlimited access to the waterpark from 5:45-7:45 p.m. plus a movie afterward. The best part is you can float around under the evening sky while watching the projected film. You can also purchase dinner and snacks from the concession stand.

This fun family event is happening next on June 29th featuring the new Peter Rabbit movie. 

Tickets to these events sell out fast so it's a good idea to buy in advance. Check the Sailfish Splash website throughout the summer to see if there's a movie playing you'd like to see. All movies

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The Hobe Sound Murals Project was started in 2009 by professional local artist Nadia Utto and her "paint the town" initiative. 

You can currently find about 20 murals around the small beach town created by Nadia and 40 other artists along with the help of 100 residents and visitors. 

The purpose of the project is to "beautify specific locations, enhance civic pride, encourage positive networking and plant seeds for future cultural accomplishments."

The murals will send you on a treasure hunt, as each painting has a hidden aspect somewhere on the wall. You have to go to the Hobe Sound Chamber of Commerce to pick up a Mural Project Tour Map which will tell you what to look for.

The map lists nearly 30 locations including planned mural sites

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