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This summer, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is bringing back their popular nighttime Turtle Walks. Tuesday through Saturday nights during the month of July, visitors will get an up-close opportunity to see sea turtle nests and observe sea turtles.

The nighttime Turtle Walks begin with an informative presentation of sea turtles and their nesting habits during the after-hours program. Those who attend will also get a chance to visit the current sea turtles housed at the sea turtle hospital and research and rehabilitation center. Once the informative session and tour is over, members of the Loggerhead Marinelife Center staff guide guests down to the beach to observe the sea turtle nests.

Turtle Walks are $22 dollars per person and $20 dollars per

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 The Paws & Reels Fishing Tournament will be held at Sailfish Marina on Saturday, July 23rd and 25th, 2020 to fundraise for Amber’s Animal Outreach, and we encourage you to register or sponsor. Here’s the story behind this incredible tournament.

Amber Nelson may seem shy when you first meet her, but once you know her story, you’ll find that she is a determined young girl who is making a huge difference in our community.

Amber has been volunteering at several dog rescues and has collected donations since she was 7 years old. She has been written up in the Broward Humane Society magazine for her truckloads of donations. She has received several certificates of Volunteer Appreciation from rescue groups, awarded Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program in

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This summer, the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center is hosting a virtual summer camp for kids interested in nature and science.

The summer camp consists of five sessions once a week and campers will get a chance to create activities through their interactive camp sessions. The campers must have access to a computer of mobile device and most of the activities will take place outside in your own backyard.

The sessions include topics such as conservation, cool science facts, and South Florida’s eco-system. Those who register for the virtual camp will receive a camp box filled with supplies for crafts, exploration, and activities.

The camp dates will be based on grade level each child will be entering in the fall.

1st- 2nd Grade: Every Monday: July 6th,

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The following Emergency Order 2020-012 issued June 25, 2020 has been re-posted verbatim to prevent misinterpretation.

“Palm Beach County Emergency Order 2020-012 has been issued requiring face coverings in Palm Beach County. This order applies in all incorporated and unincorporated areas of Palm Beach County and will be effective Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 12:01 A.M.

Facial coverings must be worn by all persons, other than those specifically exempted, while obtaining any good or service or otherwise visiting or wfaceall persons in public places where social distancing in accordance with CDC guidelines is not possible or not being practiced. 

All persons utilizing the County's Palm Tran transit services including fixed route, Palm Tran

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Four South Florida attractions have come together again for the 10th year in a row to offer unlimited admission as part of their Summer Savings Pass. The pass gives tickets holders unlimited access to four area attractions throughout the summer and fall until October 31st.

The four attractions participating include Lion Country Safari, Miami Seaquarium, Museum of Discovery and Science and Zoo Miami.

Passes are $59.99 for adults and $49.99 for children ages 3 to 12 years old. Since the outbreak of Covid-19, the passes usually last the summer months but have been extended for the time the attractions have been closed.

The passes are currently on sale now and can be purchased online. The attractions recommend that you check their website before you

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Here are some open outdoor activities that you and your kids can try in the Palm Beaches.

The River Center

The River Center features live aquatic tanks, interactive exhibits, and a touch tank that represent the Loxahatchee River system from a freshwater cypress swamp to seagrass-dominated estuary to marine ecosystems. The center provides a fun, educational opportunity for school children, adults, visitors, and long-time residents to learn about Florida’s first National Wild and Scenic River.

Loggerhead Marinelife Center

Loggerhead Marinelife Center, located in Loggerhead Park, Juno Beach, Florida, is a sea turtle research, rehabilitation, education and conservation center. The center also manages the Juno Beach fishing pier, across the

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center is taking their 9th annual Run 4 The Sea virtual this weekend. The race is open to both runners and walkers of all ages.

The race is a 4-mile walk or run and it begins once you start your timer. There will also be a kids 1-mile Virtual Run for those wanting to participate.

The Loggerhead Marinelife Center is a sea turtle research and rehabilitation center located in Juno Beach that is dedicated to helping sea turtles and ocean conservation. The race benefits the Loggerhead Marinelife Center and their mission to help promote ocean conservation and endangered and injured sea turtles.

Race Rules include:

  • No age limit or restrictions- all are welcomed to join in on the fun.
  • Use a smart watch or a running
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Palm Beach County is home to many fun Top Attractions for you to add into your summer itinerary. From numerous hiking trails, free concerts, wildlife encounters, beaches, world-class museums and more you’ll find someone for everyone to enjoy.

Here is a list of some of the best things to do in Palm Beach County that are free (or nearly free) to do.

Explore the Nature Areas: Palm Beach County is home to more than 31,000 acres of ecosystems that are protected by the Department of Environment Resources Management (ERM). All 25 natural areas are open from sunrise to sunset with free admission all year round.

West Palm Beach Trolley: The downtown trolley is completely free to use while taking in the scenic and historic routes of downtown West Palm

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Palm Beach County is home to many activities and things to do. Besides the 47 miles of pristine sandy beaches and sunshine, Palm Beach County is home to miles and miles of great outdoor adventure trails for walking, running, hiking, horseback riding, and biking.

Here are some of our favorite trails for you to explore in our area.

Riverbend Park – Jupiter

Riverbend Park is considered one of the most scenic parks in South Florida. Native wildlife including turkey, racoons, otters, birds, deer, and more have been frequently spotted along the trails and tropical 666 acres of the park. The park is made up of the historic headwaters of the Loxahatchee Wild and Scenic River and the preserved battlefield from the Seminole War. Riverbend Park is located

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Your summer vacation plans might not be cancelled after all. Palm Beach County is home to many top attractions and luxurious beachfront resorts with award-winning spas, great amenities, world class dining and giant pools to name a few. This summer use your vacation time and take a staycation at one of Palm Beach County’s local hotels and visit one of the county’s top attractions.

Here are just some of the great local Florida resident deals happening at hotels and top attractions this summer.

Hilton Hotels: there is 27 Hilton Hotels in Palm Beach County and all are offering free breakfast included in each hotel package.

Jupiter Beach Resort and Spa: Florida residents can save up to 30% at this favorite Jupiter beachfront tropical resort.

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