June 2021

There are 73 blog entries for June 2021.

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center in Boca Raton is offering guided tours on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. through June 25 with advanced reservations.

At Gumbo Limbo they love sea turtles and other animals just as much.  The Gumbo Limbo education team has created fun and educational activities for your kids and the family to do together in your own backyard and home.  Visit the virtual page for more at-home fun!

Naturalist guides will lead the way on an hour and a half tour taking adventurists through the butterfly garden, into the shaded trail loop with a stop at the authentic Seminole Chiki.  The hut offers incredible views of the water. Visit the Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Facility and get a close-up view

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On Wednesday evenings, the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum hosts their weekly Lighthouse Sunset Tour. The tour is a chance for locals and visitors to witness the incredible sunset view from the top of the lighthouse.

Gather your friends and family and head to the Jupiter Lighthouse tomorrow evening and witness the sunset and watch the light turn on to illuminate the sky. Visitors on the tour will get a sneak peek inside the Lighthouse Watchroom to see how everything works.

Tickets are required for the event and costs $25 dollars per person or $20 dollars per Lighthouse Member. The tours last approximately an hour.

At check- in, all paid attendees will receive a free voucher to Tommy Bahama Restaurant and Bar located within Jupiter’s

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Happy birthday to the U.S. Army! The U.S. Army is 246 years old and counting. The U.S. Army is America's first national institution. What started off as mostly a volunteer service, has evolved into a force to be reckoned with. The June 14th event is being commemorated with the annual wreath laying in Washington, D.C. including the Secretary of the Army, Chief of Staff and Sergeant Major.

The U.S. Army was founded on June 14, 1775, over a year before the Declaration of Independence. The Continental Congress authorized the enlistment of expert riflemen to serve the colonies for one year. Prior to that day, colonies had their own militias with no unified chain of command from place to place.

There was a time when there were never more than 48,000

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Major changes can soon be coming to the Downtown Palm Beach Gardens shopping and entertainment center. Last week, Palm Beach Gardens City Officials approved the first reading of two ordinances that could bring an apartment building and a hotel to the shopping and entertainment complex.

The City Officials gave the preliminary approval to a zoning change and a land-use amendment for the 49-acre site. The changes will allow for a mix of uses on the land that is now designated for business buildings. The site’s owner wants a land-use designation change to mixed-use from professional use. The site’s owners are also asking to rezone the property to general commercial and professional office space.

The plans that have been in the works since 2019 include

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If you are looking for free and enjoyable entertainment in the Wellington area, head on over to the Wellington Amphitheater for the free outdoor concert series featuring tribute bands and food trucks.  The tribute concerts take place during the month of June and concerts take place on Thursday nights, and select Friday and Saturday nights.

This Thursday, June 17, 2021, the Food Trucks and Concert Series returns to Wellington.  Scheduled for this Thursday is: GDR: A Tribute to the Greatest Decades of Rock.  Please bring your own seating or blankets. No smoking, alcohol or pets allowed. 

The Wellington Amphitheater also offers free movies on Friday nights.  Make sure to bring your own seats, snacks, and drinks for movie night. Its great family

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Time to connect with nature and it has never been more interesting and fun than the Daggerwing Nature Center. It has so many opportunities for youngsters and their families to take advantage of being outside.  Daggerwing is located within Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park, 11435 Park Access Road in West Boca Raton. 

Daggerwing presents a 3,000-square-foot exhibit hall with live animals, butterfly garden, and an art gallery. Outdoors, the nature center, offers a raised boardwalk with two trails. Take a breather on your walk at the safe observation tower and you might see turtles or an alligator.  You are sure to catch a glimpse of as ospreys, woodpeckers, and butterflies, including the nature centers namesake, Ruddy Daggerwing butterfly.

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If you are a musician, artist, or writer looking for your “big chance”, take the stage at Arts Garage. If you are ready for your close-up, Arts Garage is ready for you. If not, be part of the audience, and go watch the show and creative process unfold every second Tuesday of the month from 8-10 p.m. at Arts Garage, 94 NE 2nd Avenue, Delray Beach.  

The garage is also home to the Marshal Family Foundation Gallery for area visual artists.  The venue offers art education with classes for children and adults and theater.  It is geared to shining a spotlight on local and emerging artists. Arts Garage is committed to offering a multicultural, diverse experience that promotes inclusion in the arts and the opportunity to #DiscoverDiversity.


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This upcoming Father’s Day weekend, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center will be hosting their 10th Annual Run 4 The Sea. The run is to help raise awareness and raise money for endangered sea turtles and for ocean conservation. This year, the race will be a little different than previous years. The Run 4 The Sea is going virtual, and runners will get to pick its location.

The run, even though virtual, will still benefit the Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s mission to promote the conservation of the ocean’s ecosystems with a special focus on endangered and threatened sea turtles. For the past 10 years, the Run 4 The Sea has been an annual Father’s Day weekend tradition in South Florida. The run usually takes place along the beach of Jupiter, Juno Beach, and

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Opening June 15, 2021, a new place will grace the Delray Beach culinary scene. Warren American Whisky,  is an “American whiskey kitchen” within a 6,000 square-foot space (with 4,000 of that indoors and 2,000 outdoors).  The eatery will feature wood flooring, dim lighting, and rich leathers and velvets.

The owner, Jeff John, has the intention with Warren is to pay homage to his late uncle, Warren John.  The uncle is described as “an illustrious bachelor, collector of unique artifacts, and lover of fine whiskey and food.” In creating the restaurant, John wanted every detail to work together to honor his uncle’s legacy—and make kindred spirits feel right at home.

The focal point, however, is the old-world whiskey wall—which will feature bottles “as

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The food trucks are coming!  Food truck Fridays in Abacoa is back. Ditch the kitchen and come enjoy dinner downtown. Whether you prefer savory dishes or have a sweet tooth, there is something for every palate! Head on over Friday, June 11, 2021, from 5:30pm – 10:00pm at the Abacoa Amphitheater located at 1260 University Boulevard, Jupiter.  

Downtown Abacoa is a 91,000 square foot neighborhood town center with old main street charm and design. The center is located amid Florida Atlantic University, Scripps Research Institute, and some of the warmest neighborhoods in Jupiter. The Abacoa Town Center offers night life, great shopping, exciting cultural events, and a multitude of culinary experiences.

Also, on Friday night at Roger Dean Stadium,

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