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Scripps Research Institute’s Florida Campus in Jupiter received a philanthropic gift from the William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust to provide science education training opportunities for local elementary, middle, and high school students.  The William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust will invest in the institute’s educational programs with a commitment of $1.8 million. 

The Kenan Charitable Trust endorsed these programs as part of its mission to support educational opportunity to the benefit of humanity. The Trust was formed as a bequest from chemist and engineer William Rand Kenan, Jr., intended for the “substantial benefit to mankind.”  More than 175 students from Palm Beach County have participated in Scripps Research’s High School Student

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There is a shallow dive trip that will not require a boat and was dubbed the best dive spot in the world by the Professional Association of Professional Divers in 2014! The site is located on Singer Island, just beneath the Blue Heron Bridge.  Singer Island is one of South Florida’s lesser-known beach getaways. 

Beneath the Blue Heron Bridge, you will encounter seahorses, octopi, and all varieties of colorful tropical marine life. The best part is you do not need your own boat.  You will not even need to book an expensive boat ride to dive it. If you have got diving or snorkeling gear, or if not, you can rent some from a nearby dive shop, you can walk right into the water at Phil Foster Park, and do the dive yourself at high tide. The max depth is

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Blown glass makes for unique and striking art, but do you have any idea how it is made?  The Benzaiten Center for Creative Arts, located in Lake Worth, is a private nonprofit organization located in the Historic FEC Train Depot in the heart of downtown Lake Worth. Located in the Lake Worth Arts District, the Center “brings art to life, immersing the public in arts production and its creative processes, while providing direct interaction with artists from around the world.”

The Benzaiten Center for Creative Arts is presenting an “Artist Live Demo” program on March 12, 2021, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM. The Center will be hosting premiere glass sculptor Rob Stern.  Stern has over 28 years’ experience and risen to the top of his field. He has worked extensively

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The Schoolhouse Children’s Museum located at 129 East Ocean Avenue in Boynton Beach has been established to encourage families to learn the history of Boynton Beach and Palm Beach County.  The mission of the museum and interactive learning center features hands-on, interactive exhibits about history, maritime history, marine life, local   history, period home, general store, and school life displays. The “exhibits provide an interactive glimpse of life for early Florida Pioneers – before the days of computers, cell phones, televisions or even cars."

Revisit the old Florida railroad with your children. “All Aboard,” pick up passengers, and hop onboard the Orange Blossom Express for a ride back in time to the days of the early South Florida railway

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The Mandel Public Library is located at 411 Clematis Street in West Palm Beach. If your child is grappling in school or just needs a little assistance to stay on track with their homework, the Mandel Public Library is willing to help. The library has brought in certified teachers, from Monday to Thursday for in person tutoring to assist your child with their schoolwork, ranging from basic homework needs to school projects or giving advice.

Mandel Library Homework Help Center help will be offered for kids grades K-5, Monday through Thursday from 4:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. and from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Saturdays in the “Children’s Space” on the 3rd floor of the library. Teens will be offered the same opportunity for help from 5:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.

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The Cultural Council for Palm Beach County is hosting Family Saturdays centering on Fiber Art. The first fiber art event will be Saturday, February 6, 2021.  The “Cultural Council Project Space Center” is located at 11 South “L” Street, in Lake Worth.  The Cultural Council is in partnership with: Kianga Jinaki, Artist/Owner of Kianga Art. The Cultural Council is committed to supporting the cultural community during this unique time by providing resources for artists and organizations.

Kianga Jinaki, a respected fiber artist, will curate an experience for the entire family to enjoy. With mixed-media assemblages using traditional and contemporary African textiles, the artwork created by each participant will be thematic and based on the African and

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Located in the heart of downtown West Palm Beach, is a 5,000 square-foot museum gallery known as the Palm Beach Photography Center. The Center, located at 415 Clematis Street in West Palm Beach, is respected as a top-notch photographic center throughout the United States, offering world-class exhibits as well as a free museum experience for people of all ages.  The museum exhibitions explore the entire spectrum of photography, from the historic to the cutting-edge

Palm Beach Photographic Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit Arts organization dedicated to the community and the enrichment of life through the photographic arts. Our facility houses a world renown photography museum that is free to the public.  It is a nonprofit photographic and digital

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Gerald Ford officially recognized Black History Month in 1976, calling upon the public to “seize the opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of Black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout our history.” To commemorate and celebrate the contributions to our nation made by people of African descent, American historian Carter G. Woodson established Black History Week (then called “Negro History Week”) nearly a century ago. The event was first celebrated during the second week of February 1926.  February was chosen as Black History Month because the birthdays of the revered black abolitionist Frederick Douglass and President Abraham Lincoln fall during that month.

Countywide in Palm Beach County and The Palm Beach County

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Have you ever wanted to learn to play the “sport of kings’ a/k/a polo? The International Polo School within the International Polo Club Palm Beach, 3667 120th Ave S, Wellington, Florida, is in full swing this season and entering its fourth year. The polo school is a full-service polo campaign. The school offers lessons, stabling, four, six, and 8 goal leagues, coaching leagues, and horse leasing.

The game of polo has evolved over 2,500 years into quite a display.  Polo is all about speed, finesse and great bravery of both horse and rider. Polo was at first a training game for cavalry units, usually the king’s guard or other elite troops played this training game. It is one of the world's oldest known team sports.[

What is now Wellington started

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According to a recent study by WalletHub, a quaint city in Broward County, Florida was named one of the “happiest” cities in the U.S. Smile, Pembroke Pines, you are the happiest city in South Florida! The content Broward city of 170,000 residents ranked No. 21 on the 2020 list. 

Broward County is located south of Palm Beach County and north of Miami-Dade County.  This is the second most populous county in Florida, with just under 1.8 million residents. With more sunny days than not, Broward County is a favorite locale by globe trotters. Offering the warm Atlantic Ocean, white sandy beaches and beautiful seaside living, it is no wonder so many people flock to the area.

Pembroke Pines may have scored so well because it is known for its small town feel

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