March 2021

There are 79 blog entries for March 2021.

On select Saturdays and Sundays, The River Center in Jupiter teams up with the US Coast Guard Auxiliary “Flotilla 52” to provide a series of Boating Safety Course targeted specifically to young boaters in our community.  The course is aimed for young boaters, but all are welcomed to learn more about safety on the water.

The course will be held virtually this Saturday and Sunday. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation and the State of Florida requires that anyone who wishes to operate a vessel of 10 horsepower or more and is born after January 1st, 1988, must complete and pass a Boater Safety Course. Once the class is completed, the new boater will receive a Boater Safety Identification Card that can be used immediately.

The Safety course is

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It is the final week of Spring Training games in Palm Beach County. The county is lucky to be home to four professional MLB baseball teams during their Spring Training games at two local stadiums. The Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium is home to the St. Louis Cardinals and the Miami Marlins. The FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches is home to the Washington Nationals and the Houston Astros.

This week marks the final week of Spring Training. The professional MLB season begins on Thursday, April 1st through Sunday, October 3rd.

Spring Training Games: Roger Dean Stadium This Week

Monday, March 22nd: St. Louis Cardinals vs. Miami Marlins at 1 pm

Tuesday, March 23rd: Washington Nationals vs. St. Louis Cardinals at 1 pm

Wednesday, March 24th: New York

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The pristine waterways of Jupiter, Florida, are full of beautiful marinelife such as manatees, dolphins, sea turtles, starfish, conch, sea urchin, sea cucumber, pufferfish, pelicans, and so much more!

Manatees are one of the most sought after gentle giants to see, which frequent our waters year round. They can grow up to 10 feet long and weigh as much as 1200 pounds, as they munch up to 150 pounds of sea grass daily! 

Whether by boat, paddleboard, kayak, or canoo, there is so much to see. One of the most exciting ways to explore natue and soak up the sun is by clear kayak! Get Up and Go Kayaking is a great option for a tour of the intracoastal waterway with an experienced tour guide and no worries in the world.

They depart from Jupiter Pointe

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It is that time of year again for the 35th annual Palm Beach International Boat Show. The Boat Show will sail back into town this weekend. If you are looking for a boat or just a fan of boating, the Palm Beach International Boat Show is the place to be this weekend.

Organizers and volunteers have rolled out enhanced safety measures this year, in collaboration with the city of West Palm Beach so boat lovers can gather along Flagler Drive and enjoy the event.

The Palm Beach International Boat Show features everything from all things nautical, to marine accessories, to mega yachts, and much more. The annual show is one of America’s premier yachting events. The show showcases more than a billion dollars’ worth of boats, yachts, and accessories from some

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Social distancing and connecting in Palm Beach County can still be a challenge even with less stringent social distancing restrictions.There are still plenty of ways to stay connected to friends, family, and coworkers, even while practicing responsible social distancing. Some people are loners and do not mind keeping others at arm’s length. However, the vast majority of us find isolation challenging. Here are a few of the things you can use to keep your sanity by staying connected.

Virtual Book Club

If you long to connect with people who are interested in similar things as you, then you should consider joining a virtual book club. Book clubs are an excellent way to meet new people and learn about fantastic books that you can enjoy. There are

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More Palm Beach County residents are expected to spend the St. Patrick’s Day holiday at home. They are not willing to risk their “lucky charms” with excessive exposure in public.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic many Palm Beach County residents will stay at home than in past years. According to different estimations only about 9% of the green revelers plan to go to a bar this year compared to 38% in previous years.

A couple giant companies have come up with alternatives to honor the lucky Emerald Isle holiday.

Krispy Kreme is giving away free green glazed doughnuts for those who visit shops wearing green Tuesday and Wednesday. No purchase is necessary, and the treats are available in-store, for pick-up and the drive-thru while supplies last.

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The official start of Spring is this Saturday, March 21st.  The Spring Equinox occurs this Saturday and the event marks the astronomical first day of spring in the Northern Hemisphere. The weather is expected to be in the upper 70’s in northern Palm Beach County this weekend. A Perfect weekend to enjoy the outdoors and celebrate the new Spring season.

The March Equinox or the Spring Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere occurs when the sun crosses the equator line heading north. The event marks the start of the Spring season in the northern half of the globe. The Equinox is set to begin this Saturday, March 20th at 5:37 am, eastern time. The word equinox comes from a Latin word that happens when both day and night are nearly equal in length.

Here are

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Downtown Palm Beach Gardens is hosting a family filled activities beginning this Friday afternoon. Come bring the family and participate in the Downtown Collective Family Art in the Park event.

Do not miss the opportunity to leave your artistic mark on the sidewalks of the outdoor shopping and lifestyle venue. Decorate the pavers with your little ones and enter a chance to win a gift card to one of the amazing restaurants at the Downtown.

Registration is required due to limited space and the participation fee is $15 dollars. The art class event will begin this Friday, March 19th at 5 pm. Chalk art judging will begin at 5:30 pm and will be broken into three categories based on the children’s age groups.

The Downtown Palm Beach Gardens is also

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This Saturday, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is hosting their reoccurring weekly Self-Guided Beach Cleanup. Now more than ever the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center needs your help to help keep our beaches clean from debris.

Beginning in early March through the end of October is Sea Turtle Nesting Season, where thousands of sea turtles lay their eggs on the beach. The Loggerhead Marinelife Center monitors the beaches daily for new sea turtle nests.

This Saturday beginning at 8:30 am the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is having their Beach Cleanup. Volunteers can show up anytime between 8:30 am and 11 am and head to the back deck of the center and pick up your supplies at the Marine Debris Sorting Station. After supplies picked up,

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Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at one of the Palm Beach County Irish pubs with a pint. Go green and cheers to the Emerald Isle with a pint of Guinness or a shot of Jameson traditional Irish food, excellent music, and plenty of good times or "craic."

O’Shea’s Irish Pub, 531 Clematis St., West Palm Beach

This downtown staple will celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a block party featuring live bands all day including The Reelin Rogues and Rogue Theory. There will also be entertainment by Palm Beach Pipe and Drum, the Aranmore Irish Dancers, DJ Gabo & Nico in the courtyard and more.

Paddy Mac’s, 10971 N. Military Trail, Palm Beach Gardens

Enjoy a warm welcome from staff, many whom hail from the Emerald Isle, at this establishment which opened over

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