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West Palm Beach's historic Clematis Street is ready for its close up! The two-year construction project has finally finishedup the final stages and residents of Palm Beach County are welcome to enjoy the new streetscape. 

From the waterfront to Rosemary Avenue, the $18.8 million dollar streetscape has widened the sidewalks, narrowed the travel lanes and many on-street parking spots eliminated travel lanes to discourage cars and emphasize the on-foot experience on Clematis, an entertainment, dining and shopping focal point for residents, tourists and workers.

There's still work to be done but it's all expected to be complete by the end of October, officials said Thursday according to the Palm Beach Post. 

The 600 block will get a minor update,

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Miniature Golf Day is a holiday celebrated by many golf enthusiasts on September 21st every year.  The day is similar to National Miniature Golf Day which is celebrated on the second Saturday in May.

Miniature Golf Day is a day when people can go to their favorite miniature golf courses around the area and enjoy a few hours of fun. Like, many unofficial holidays, no one really knows how or when this holiday was started. Miniature golf can be traced back to the 19th century in Scotland when women began to play golf.

Golfing is a big activity in Palm Beach County and South Florida. Palm Beach County is home to more than 160 private and public golf courses and has earned the title of Florida’s Golf Capital. In addition to the golf courses, there is

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Every Saturday morning, volunteers head to the beach and participate in the Self-Guided Beach Clean Up hosted by the Loggerhead Marinelife Center. The Self-Guided Beach Clean-Up is a new program this year and has been added to their weekly calendar on Saturday mornings.

Head to the beach tomorrow morning and stop by the Marine Debris Sorting Station on the back deck of the Loggerhead Marinelife Center to pick up the beach up supplies. Once the supplies are picked up, volunteers can make their way down to the beach and help keep our beaches clean and the sea turtles safe. When finished, bring your bag back to the Loggerhead Marinelife Center Sorting Station and receive a free t-shirt for helping.

The Self-Guided Beach Cleanup is every Saturday

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This weekend, the weather is expected to be in the mid to high 80’s, perfect temperature to be on the beach or be on the water. If you are looking for something fun and interesting to do this weekend in South Florida, we have a list for you.

Friday, September 18th:

Art Festival: Arri’s Portal in the Port Salerno art district near Stuart will be hosting more than 30 vendors and local artists with homemade goods, crafts, art, décor, jewelry and more. The festival will also have contests, free drinks, one-of-a-kind paintings, a mermaid tank, raffles and much more. The festival is today from 12 pm to 7 pm.

Saturday, September 19th:

Show On The Go: West Palm Beach is hosting their drive-in movie event tomorrow night at 7 pm at Dreher Park, near the

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This Saturday, September 19th at 10:00 AM, The Kennedy Space Center will host an Astronaut Training Experience for anyone ages 10 and older!

The all-new Astronaut Training Experience Center is located in Merritt Island, Florida, and is the newest attraction at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.

The experience will bring you as close to training, living, and working on Mars as possible without ever leaving earth by practicing your docking skills, navigating the unique Red Planet terrain, and experiencing the sensation of performing a spacewalk in a microgravity environment. Using exciting and immersive simulation technology, you and your team will work together to solve real-world problems using authentic NASA science.

The Kennedy Space

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach offers a unique program that allows you to Adopt a Sea Turtle. The program helps benefit the continuous care and treatment for the sick, endangered, and injured sea turtles.

The Loggerhead Marinelife Center is a non-profit sea turtle research, rehabilitation center and sea turtle hospital whose mission is aimed to protect the ocean and all that live in it. The Marinelife Center provides treatment and care for endangered and injured sea turtles before being released into the ocean.

The Adopt a Sea Turtle program offers six packages to choose from: the Basic Adoption Package, Fletch Adoption Package, Enhanced Adoption Package, Premium Adoption Package, Deluxe Adoption Package and the Adopt a Nest Package.

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Amidst everything that has been happening in the past year, meal delivery services are swiftly gaining in popularity. National and international companies have made their way onto TV screens and into homes, some of which are shipped from other states and even other countries. What if we told you that there is a local company who delivers healthy fresh food to your door? What if we also told you that this company gives back to local youth in foster care? Well, “Fit Fixins” is here, and they do all of that, and then some. Let me start by saying, this is NOT an ad. We actually really love what Fit Fixins is doing for the South Florida community.

Based in Port Saint Lucie, Fit Fixins delivers from Sebastian, Florida, through Stuart, Jupiter, Palm Beach,

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Space X is expected to launch today from the Space Coast. Space X is set to launch a Falcoln 9 rocket on Thursday, September 17th at 2:17 pm from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

The Space X launch will be the 13th batch of Starlink Communication satellites atop its Falcon 9 rocket. Upon success of this mission, Space X will have close to 800 Starlink Communication satellites in the low-Earth orbit. This is a significant step as the aerospace company aims to begin public beta testing in North America for internet constellation later this year.

The ultimate goal of the mission is to have thousands of Starlinks providing internet connection to those living in rural and underserved communities around the world. This will also help

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In support of local restaurants in Jupiter and Palm Beach Gardens, Villain Bike Boutique at Downtown Palm Beach Gardens will host a biweekly bike tour on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

The 15-mile, three-hour ride leaves at 7:30 p.m. from Villain Bike Boutique, at 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Avenue, Suite 3106. 

Riders will make up to three stops at local restaurants including Paddy Mac’s, Twisted Trunk, Das Biergarten, The Cooper, Salute Market, Rocco’s Taco’s, Voodoo Bayou and Scusi. The ride is free, and any food purchases are up to the rider.

Bikers may bring thier own bike and helmet or rent an electric bike from Villain at a discounted rate. 

Advanced registration is required. For information, call Villain Bike Boutique at 561-629-7507.

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Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is hosting their popular Twilight Yoga at the Light. Every Monday night throughout the month of September, head to the iconic red lighthouse for a Yoga class.

The outdoor Yoga classis held on the Lighthouse Deck at sunset every Monday night. All levels of Yoga are welcomed and encouraged to attend. The class size is limited, and registration is required online to reserve your spot.

The class is taught by yoga instructor Mary Veal. If you plan on attending, you are asked to bring your own yoga mat and water bottle, and all those who attend must wear a mask and adhere to social distancing guidelines. The Yoga class lasts approximately an hour.

Twilight Yoga at the Light September Schedule:

Monday, September

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