All Blog Entries by Cindy Spee

There are currently 107 blog entries published by Cindy Spee.

John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park was the first underwater park in the United States and the primary attractions of the park are the coral reefs and their associated marine life such as seagrass beds and mangrove swamps. It is a Florida State Park located on Key Largo in Florida and includes approximately 70 nautical square miles of adjacent Atlantic Ocean waters. The park was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972. The park has had more than a million visitors, making it the most popular park in the Florida State Parks system. Many enjoy the view of the reef from a glass-bottom boat tour but visitors can also get a look by scuba diving or snorkeling. Canoeing and kayaking through the park's waters are popular activities; fishing

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South Florida soccer fans your dream is coming true! Be there live July 29 at Hard Rock Stadium in sunny Miami to see fierce competitors Real Madrid and FC Barcelona square off for the first-time ever in the United States. This is truly a must-see matchup for any fan. Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid will play a pre-season “El Clasico” match. Organizers are planning a weekend-long Super Bowl like festivities surrounding the match, including a legends game and concerts. El Clasico is a soccer match played between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona. The two rivals have squared-off over 200 times in competitive matches. In 2014, Forbes ranked them as the two most valuable sports teams and some of the world's greatest soccer players in history

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Years ago, the State of Florida created a short sportsman season to allow recreational divers to catch lobsters before the commercial lobster season begins. Lobster mini season is a highly anticipated event every year. When the official mini season kicks off, the coastal areas of Florida are flooded with lobster hunters trying to get their share of the bounty. The mini season is always the last consecutive Wednesday and Thursday in July. This year the mini season falls on July 26th and 27th. It begins at 12:01 am on Wednesday and ends at 12:00 midnight on Thursday. The regular 8 month lobster season is August 6 through March 31.There are several very important things to keep in mind before you go bug hunting. You will need to purchase a Recreational…
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The Jupiter no-wake zone extension passed but the next step is to request the Palm Beach County Board of Commissioners to support the plan. The most recent controversy is about a plan to extend the no-wake zone for boaters about one mile north of Cato’s Bridge, which goes from Tequesta to Jupiter Island. Boaters now can go up to 25 mph in the 125-foot-wide, 10-foot-deep. A no-wake zone would limit boaters to about 5 mph, increasing the one-mile trip to the north end of Coral Cove Park from two minutes to about six minutes. Saying fast-moving boaters are endangering swimmers, paddle boarders, snorkelers, the Jupiter council voted Tuesday night unanimously to support a plan to extend a no-wake zone. Opponents say more law enforcement to prevent speeding…
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The 32nd Palm Beach International Boat Show is set to take place March 23 - March 26, 2017 in downtown West Palm Beach. The show will feature more than a billion dollars’ worth of yachts, boats and accessories. Hundreds of boats will be on display ranging from inflatables, power boats and sport fisherman to super yachts over 150 feet. The show will feature a wide array of the latest marine technology, accessories, seminars, kids fishing clinics and boat handling classes, live music and fun for all. It is one of the top five shows in the country.

The show will open Thursday, March 23 starting at noon - 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Sunday 10a.m. – Admission is $22 for adults, children 6-15 are $12 and children under 6 are

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  Taking center stage at the West Palm Beach Waterfront is Sandi, the world’s only 600-ton sand tree. Sandi stands a stunning 35 feet tall  and dazzles crowds with nightly music.  Sandi comes to life with light shows featuring over 5,000 animated lights. The tree lighting ceremony is scheduled to begin at 6:00p.m on December 1 at the Clematis by Night Tree Lighting and runs through New Year’s Day. Truly the star of the show, Sandi’s phenomenal supporting cast includes four additional, award-worthy sand sculptures and tons of free family fun including a backstage peek in Sandi’s Dressing Room and the whimsical SnowieVille, where kids can build a tropical snowman.  The popular Glow FORE It 9-hole Mini Golf returns to the Waterfront along with over…
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OBEO Society will be hosting Boots, Brews and BBQ (“BBB”) at the Lucky Old Sun Ranch in Jupiter Farms. After working closely with the Veterans Administration of Palm Beach County, OBEO Society was able to identify three local veteran families who are struggling in various ways. OBEO Society, their partners and sponsors hope to raise funds to help cover costs and expenses for these heroes in their time of need. BBB is an 8-hour event designed to indulge the senses and celebrate our local veterans. Guests will enjoy food prepared by some of Palm Beach County’s best chefs including Culinary Chairman Tim Lipman, open-bar with talented mixologists, craft beer from local brewers, Fran Andrewlevich and Matt Webster, live art, and numerous outdoor games and

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Loggerhead Marine Life Center - 5 Turtle Release The Loggerhead Marine Life Center in Juno Beach had their largest turtle release to date, and five rehabilitated turtles were put back in the ocean and sent on their way. Brie, Bruce, Pearson, Shertz and Treble all have fully recovered and were brought back to the beach and encouraged to go back home.   More than 500 people showed up to watch, as the five turtles were brought down to the beach, and placed near the water’s edge. Three of the turtles went in with little prodding, but the other two went after a quick re-positioning.   Loggerhead Marine Life Center Broadcasted the Event Live on Facebook   This is the second time Waterfront Properties was on hand for a Sea Turtle Release, Nicole Richards was on hand back in October…
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The Stuart Air Show is a 3 day event featuring thrilling performances by nationally known performers as well as interesting and historical displays of aircrafts and vehicles. The 2016 Stuart Air Show will take to the air Friday, November 4, 2016 through Sunday, November 6, 216 at the Martin County Airport - Witham Field in Stuart, Florida. This amazing event, is made possible by hundreds of volunteers, community business partners and sponsors. There will be exciting aerobatic acts, jet demonstrations, WWII displays, a historic battle re-enactment, children's activities, and community displays that entertain, educate and capture the imaginations for everyone to enjoy. The Stuart Airshow draws 40,000 spectators annually and is the largest air show in…
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 turtleween Take your ghouls and goblins for a visit to the Loggerhead Marinelife Center for its annual “spook-tacular” Halloween event on October 22nd, 2016. It is sure to be a blast for the entire family. This free event will include Mad Science Lab, Haunted Sea Turtle Hospital, Explore the Mysteries of the Deep: Abyssopelagic Zone, Turtle-y Spooky Crafts, Costume Parade, Strange Seas Exhibit, Photo Booth, Face Painting and Much More.   A special part of south Florida’s ecosystem is found in our sea turtle population. Sea turtles are a beautiful and often threatened. The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach is a one of a kind facility that takes great pride in keeping our turtle population strong. The Loggerhead Marinelife Center is the only sea…
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