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On Friday, September 30, 2022, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm a painting class will be offered. Within the Tree of Life Painting Class, you will learn how to paint a colorful sunset with the tree of life on canvas. All materials and instructions will be provided. The event will take place at Private Oceans North, 208 U.S. Highway 1, Suite 204, in North Palm Beach.

The class is offered by Mobile Masterpieces. Hosted by a local artist, Melissa Mastrangelo, with a BA in Fine Art, she started Mobile Masterpieces to teach art anywhere and to anyone, without them needing any artistic experience. The class is taught in easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions. The class may be offered at your house or at your local favorite hangout, she will take the Paint Party

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The Norton Museum of Art is presenting the “Open Spaces / A Natural Movers Dance Performance Series” you will not want to miss. The performance is scheduled for Saturday, September 24, 2022, at 2:00 pm. The Norton Museum of Art is located at 1450 South Dixie Highway in West Palm Beach.

The series of dance performances presented by Natural Movers Foundation; Open Spaces is a site-specific showcase of dance artists. The annual performance provides this diverse group of professional artists with a platform to present their work while allowing the community to witness dance in new ways. This year's showcase features original choreography inspired by the Norton Museum of Art artworks.

Museum Galleries and Great Hall. Space is limited.

Schedule and

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The International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) intends to utilize the power of people to fight ocean trash at Jupiter Beaches and other worldwide beaches and waterways. Marine debris is one of the greatest threats our ocean faces, but luckily it is an issue with which we can all play a part in the resolution. 

For every mile of ocean, there are at least 46,000 pieces of plastic debris floating within said distance. Furthermore, plastic does not decompose over a long period and only disintegrates, minute plastic particles are already showing up in our food and water. If these trends continue, it won’t be long before we face disastrous outcomes for our environment.

Since its beginning, more than 17 million volunteers have collected more than 348 million

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Since its opening in 1977, Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens in Delray Beach have been an epicenter for Japanese arts and culture in South Florida. The idyllic museum offers a distinguished roster of rotating exhibitions, tea ceremonies, a Seishin-an tea house, educational programs, and exciting cultural events as well as a thriving community outreach program.  

On October 1, 2022, Morikami is pleased to announce the reopening of the Yamato-kan. Its original museum building, the Yamato-kan is modeled after a pristine Japanese villa. It also features exhibition rooms embracing an open-air landscaped courtyard with a dry garden.  

Yamato-kan was named after Yamato, the original colony of Japanese settlers who farmed a large area of land in Boca

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The following account is written by Rick Herter, Internationally Recognized Historical Aviation Artist,  back seat qualified participant of Operation Noble Eagle, and resident of Palm Beach.  Herter actually flew over "Ground Zero" during Operation Noble Eagle (see photo below).  Photography is by Herter, as is painting.  The following account is as it was recounted to him by the first pilots to scramble. Eternal gratitude to all the heroes who protect America and all who reside here.   At Otis Air National Guard Base on Cape Cod, the morning of September 11, 2001, was sunny with blue skies and unlimited visibility. For pilots, maintenance personnel, and the Fighter Jets of the 102nd Fighter Wing on Cape Cod it was business as…
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Today we remember the lives of the many individuals who perished on 9/11 and salute the fallen heroes who fearlessly acted and served on that tragic day. To the victims, families of the fallen and the survivors dealing with the loss…we will #neverforget.

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The September 11 attacks, were four coordinated suicide terrorist attacks carried out by the militant Islamic extremist network al-Qaeda against the United States. On the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001, nineteen terrorists hijacked four commercial airliners. The hijackers crashed the first two planes into the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, and the third plane into the Pentagon. The fourth plane was intended to hit a federal government building but crashed in a field following a passenger revolt. The attacks killed nearly 3,000 people and instigated the global war on terror.

The following excerpt is shared in its entirety with permission from Palm Beach resident and Internationally Recognized Historical Aviation

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The Mall at Wellington Green in Wellington, has recently unveiled an adult and kid-friendly wellness program. The Mall at Wellington Green is located at 10300 West Forest Hill Boulevard, Wellington. Programming ranges from weekday “Zumbini” for energetic tots to weekend “Zumba” classes for moms-on-the-go, and more. Calling all kids and kids at heart! The Mall at Wellington Green is pleased to announce a robust schedule of health and wellness classes for children and adults of all ages.

Weekly Programming:


Various Dance Classes*

3:30–4pm: Mini Expressive

4–4:45pm: Ballet 1

4:45–5:15pm: Tap 1

5:15–5:45pm: Fit & Flex

5:45–6:45pm: Jazz & Lyrical 2

6:45–7:30pm: Ballet 3

7:30–8pm: Tap 3 


Various Dance

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TV shows like Dancing with the Stars have encouraged Palm Beach County residents to spruce up their dance moves. Why not start with Beginner's Salsa Class with Soul Entertainment Art Your first class is FREE with online registration. Be surrounded by positive people in a friendly environment who are looking to learn and grow their Salsa dancing skills while creating significant connections! Salsa classes are every Tuesday between 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm.

The origins of salsa date back to the 1900s in Eastern Cuba. Salsa is a dance and a musical style with the deep Caribbean and African roots. It is immensely popular in almost all of Latin America, and among Latino communities in the United States. The salsa rhythm is widely recognized for being catchy,

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Florida Boating Safety Educational Requirements require boat operators who were born on or after January 1, 1988, to obtain a Florida Boating Safety Education Identification Card to operate a motorboat with ten horsepower or more. The requirements to take an approved boating safety course and to obtain a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) issued identification card are the same, but the age threshold for the educational requirements is now based on whether you were born on or after January 1, 1988. For more information, visit the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission website.

The greatest boating safety tip for any Jupiter boater is to always wear a lifejacket! Most people who drown in boating accidents know how to

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