March 20-23: Palm Beach 29th International Boat Show

Palm Beach Boat Show 2014

One of the top five boat shows in the U.S, the 29th Annual Palm Beach International Boat Show will be held this year on March 20 – 23. This year’s show will be featuring more than $1.2 billion  worth of boats,  yachts  and accessories from the world’s leading marine manufacturers.

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NEW: Check Out Our Southend Local Business Directories!

Despite the abundant neighborhood resources available on the internet, it has come to our attention that a directory of neighborhood businesses has not been made available online for the Southend. Soso News has taken it upon itself to rectify the situation and ‘Voila!’, here you have the first compiled online directory of local businesses in the Southend!

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South Olive Elementary raises over $6000 for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society!

This year, in a mere three weeks, the students, parents, and staff of South Olive Elementary have raised over $6,100 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The Society helps children who are fighting the hard battle against Leukemia or lymphoma, two of the trickiest types of cancer to beat.

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South Olive Elementary News: Florida Teacher of the Year Nominee

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The teachers and staff of South Olive Elementary have nominated Ms. Kristen DeLuca, the school music teacher, for the Florida Department of Education Macy’s Teacher of the Year award. Results will be out at the end of the school year. Let’s hope it goes to our local nominee Ms. DeLuca!

Thursday March 13th: Science on Tap

Next Thursday, March 13th, at 6 PM The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium will be sponsoring a ‘Science on Tap’ event at  O’Shea’s pub on Clematis Street. Dr. William Bosking, Neuroscientist, will be giving a lecture titled ‘Visual Perception: How Our Brains Create the World We See’. For the price of a cup of coffee, beer or glass of wine, anyone can come and discuss science with a world-class scientist in a casual environment!

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Saturday, March 8th: Evening on Antique Row

This Saturday, March 8th, from 6-9 PM the ‘Young Friends’ of the Historical Society of the Palm Beaches will be hosting an event on S. Dixie Hwy, ‘Antique Row’. There will be music, special entertainment, food and drinks, an antique appraisal tent, shopping, and more!

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March 12: Deals for Seniors at the Science Museum

The second Wednesday of every month the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium offers a ‘Silver Science’ day promotion for visitors who are over 62 years of age. For just$7 visitors can enjoy over 50 educational exhibits, see a planetarium show, and learn from guest presenters about various topics.

This month’s Silver Science Day will be from 11 AM-5 PM with a planetarium show around 2 or 4 PM. Guest lecturer Mary Crider will be talking to guests about environmental science and conservation projects in West Palm Beach. For more information visit the event’s page here.

 

Fishing on Flagler: Atlantic Croaker

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Fishing on Flagler: Atlantic Croaker

The Atlantic Croaker gets its name from the unusual croaking noise the fish makes. The Atlantic Croaker makes a sound by vibrating muscles against its swim bladder, creating a resonating chamber that allows it to make its characteristic croaking sound. These fish can be found in the Intracoastal Waterways off of Flagler Ave typically during the spring, summer, and fall.

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This Weekend at the Science Museum: Laser Concert

It’s the second Saturday of the month and you know what that means? There will be laser concerts at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium! Come and enjoy classics by Pink Floyd (6:30), The Doors (7:30), and Bob Marley (8:30), and more while being entertained by a light show of lasers, stars, and other special effects. There will be popcorn and other refreshments available for purchase. 

Concerts will start at 6:30, are shown hourly, and will end around 9 PM

Each laser concert varies and you can find out more here.

Girl Scout Spring Science Sleepover at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium

This Friday, March 7th, the South Florida Science Center and Museum will be hosting a science sleepover night for girl scouts. Participants will have the opportunity to see the night sky through the observatory telescope, plant a spring flower, learn about spring insects, and make edible dirt and worms!

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