May 2021

There are 89 blog entries for May 2021.

May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month. It is a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. A rather broad term, Asian/Pacific encompasses all the Asian continent and the Pacific islands of Melanesia (New Guinea, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji, and the Solomon Islands), Micronesia (Marianas, Guam, Wake Island, Palau, Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Nauru, and the Federated States of Micronesia) and Polynesia (New Zealand, Hawaiian Islands, Rotuma, Midway Islands, Samoa, American Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, Cook Islands, French Polynesia, and Easter Island).  Like most commemorative months, Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month originated by an act of Congress in 1977.

Immerse yourself in Japanese culture at Delray Beach’s Morikami

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The City of West Palm Beach FREE concert series is every Thursday night. If you are looking for some entertainment to add to your weekend eve evening itinerary, look no further than Clematis by Night.

This weekly event takes place at Meyer Amphitheater in downtown West Palm Beach on Thursday evenings from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  The Andrew Morris Band will be playing May 27, 2021. The Andrew Morris Band puts on an exciting show featuring some original country music.

For those wanting to “up their game” VIP status is an option.  You can reserve a VIP pod ($25) for the evening. This is a non-refundable fee.  These VIP pods are the closest to the stage and include a high-top table and unlimited popcorn. Reservations will open up the Sunday before

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This Summer, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is excited to bring back their popular Sea Turtle Walks event to their calendar.  On Tuesday through Saturday evenings, beginning June 1st, the center is inviting guests to join in on their Guided Sea Turtle Walks.

The center has gotten approval from the state to bring guests down to the beach and witness, observe, and learn about sea turtle nesting and the egg-laying process of sea turtles. Sea Turtle Nesting Season begins March 1st through October 31st and the beaches of Jupiter and Juno Beach are a popular nesting spot for sea turtles.  The center monitors the beaches daily for new nests.

The event begins with a quick tutorial of the nesting process and an after-hours tour of the sea turtle research

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Make your average Thursday night turn into a tropical evening on the water and head over to Sailfish Marina on Singer Island. Taking place each Thursday evening from 6-9 p.m. the marina turns into a music infused, sultry oasis for the weekly Sunset Celebration.  This event is free to attend and takes place year-round. It is perfect for the whole family.

Enjoy a variety of unique creations by local artists. Stroll through the marina and shop the treasures like sea glass jewelry, silver works, hand-carved wooden sculptures, pottery, paintings and more.

When hunger strikes, make your way to the restaurant or enjoy food from a variety of vendors along the way including conch fritters, grouper dogs, refreshing cocktails and more.

During these

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It is always fun looking for free outdoor entertainment for the family. In the Wellington area, head on over to the Wellington Amphitheater for free outdoor concerts with tribute bands.

There is also a food truck roundup on Thursday night. The popular food truck series is a great way to gather outside under the stars have some dinner and enjoy a concert.  This Thursday, the tribute concert will be “Sinatra, Martin, Darin and Vail.  Food trucks are 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. and the concert is scheduled for 8:00 p.m.

The concerts in May are on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights. Admission is free, however, you need to register in advance for Friday and Saturday night concerts. Tickets become available the Monday in advance. Everyone needs a ticket,

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Lion Country Safari is one of Palm Beach County’s Top Attractions and is Florida’s only drive-through and walk-through safari as well as an amusement park. The safari is located in Western Palm Beach County and is situated on more than 600 acres of land with over 1000 animals from six continents throughout the safari’s seven sections.

Some of the notable animals and species roaming the area include white rhinos, lions, giraffes, chimpanzees, and zebras. There is 4-miles of pathways throughout the safari to drive through and see the animals.

The safari was founded in 1967 and claims to be the first cage-less zoo in the United States. Lion Country Safari has won numerous awards and earned numerous recognitions since the safari opened its doors to the

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Summertime is hot, hot, hot! Thankfully, there is refuge! South Florida residents know you must find alternatives from the beach and pool.  Check out these family fun locales if you are looking to keep cool this summer in Palm Beach County.


iFly is an awesome place in South Florida where visitors can go indoor skydiving by jumping into a wind tunnel. It will cool you down quickly.  Best of all, there is no reason you also do not have to jump out of a perfectly good plane. 

Where: 11690 West State Road 84, Davie. 954-280-4359.

Rapids Water Park

Grab some Dippin' Dots, an inner tube and float down the lazy river for ultimate cool down at Rapids Water Park. Thrill seekers can cool off at any of the 42 water slides from Big Thunder

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One of Palm Beach County’s best kept secret is Northwood Village. There are lots of trendy restaurants, with new seafood, Peruvian, Thai, and Southern eateries in the Northwood Road Shopping District. This is a great time to visit Northwood Village while it is still uncrowded.

Luxury condo towers are planned for North Flagler Drive and nearby, Currie Park overlooking the Lake Worth Lagoon and Palm Beach. A developer is planning on 350 apartments, mixed with galleries, shops, offices and a plaza on an area known as the “anchor site.” There’s also discussion of a greenway corridor along the railroad tracks.

The seven-block district, founded in the 1920s, by boat builders, bootleggers, and others, is 1.5 miles north of West Palm Beach. Some have

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Starting this Friday, shoppers across the state of Florida can avoid certain sales tax on items in preparation with the start of the new hurricane season. Hurricane season begins in the Atlantic Ocean on June 1st and continues until November 30th. For a few short days, shoppers can save money by putting together and gathering your stockpiles to prepare in case of a storm.

South Florida has been lucky the past few years and avoided hurricanes and tropical storms but it always smart to think ahead. The 10-day sales tax holiday begins this Friday, May 28th and will continue until Sunday, June 6th. During this time, shoppers can avoid paying sales tax on these items.

  • Reusable ice packs ($20 dollars or less)
  • Flashlights and Lanterns ($40 dollars or
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Palm Beach County is home to numerous family-friendly activities to do. From the miles of sandy beaches, boating, water sports, hundreds of golf courses, excellent shopping, highly rated schools, and award-winning restaurants there is something for everyone.

After spending the day out in the sunshine or relaxing by the pool, the area is home to great local and award-winning cafes and restaurants to grab something to eat. Whether you are looking for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner, here are just some of the best spots to grab a bite to eat.

Berry Fresh Café

Lighthouse Diner

The Royal Café

Lazy Loggerhead Café


Little Moirs Leftovers

Hurricane Café

Waterway Café

Jim’s Place

Juno Beach Café

Jupiter Rinaldis

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