Sweet Dreams at the South Florida Science Center

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Valentine’s Day may be over, but let the chocolate fountain continue to flow. Join the South Florida Science Center for their 11th Annual Science of Chocolate, this Saturday, February 20 from 11AM-5PM.

During this 6-hour event, visitors will learn the science behind how chocolate is made, the chemical properties of chocolate, as well as its potential health benefits. Activities include liquid nitrogen chocolate ice cream, frozen chocolate molds, chocolate samples, a never-ending chocolate fountain from Hoffman’s Chocolates, and chocolate-related crafts and activities.

It’s a delicious opportunity for chocolate-lovers of all ages.

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Bring your Family to SENA’s Spook-tacular Halloween Party this Thursday at Dixie Grill & Bar

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Don’t wait until Friday to get your family’s BOO on. The South End Neighborhood Association is throwing its annual Halloween Party this Thursday at Dixie Grill and Bar. Relax on the outside patio with your family and neighbors for an evening of food, friends and fun. Kids are encouraged to dress up and participate in the costume contest.

October 30th
5:30 – 7:00
Dixie Grill and Bar
5101 S Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach
(561) 586-3189

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SENATo learn more about SENA and all the events it has planned, sign up for their newsletter at: southendneighbors.com

The Rundown on the Palm Beach Zoo’s ‘Animal Encounters’

Palm Beach Zoo’s ‘animal experiences’ lets you get up close, personal photo

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The Palm Beach Zoo has expanded its ‘Animal Encounters’ program to include a series of individual or group encounters. For prices ranging from $150 (per group, max 8) to $15 per person, you can get up close and personal with some of the zoo’s friendliest animals.

Encounters with sloths, bears, tortoises, and capybaras are all available to guests. To see the breakdown of prices and a summary of each encounter as told by Palm Beach Post Staff Writer, Staci Sturrock, check out this article and this video.

June 13th: Father’s Day Safari Night at the Palm Beach Zoo

 

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Friday June 13th, the Palm Beach Zoo will be hosting its weekly Safari Night from 5:30-9:30 PM. This week’s theme will be celebrating Father’s Day!

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This Weekend at the Palm Beach Zoo: Breakfast With the Bunny!

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This weekend is ‘Breakfast With the Bunny’ at the Palm Beach Zoo. Activities will include a buffet style breakfast, an egg hunt, animal encounters, and a special visit from the Easter Bunny!

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April 5th: ‘Dark Sky Party’ at the South Florida Science Center and Museum

On Saturday, April 5th, from 8-10 PM, the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium will be having a ‘Dark Sky Party’. The event will give visitors an opportunity to view astronomical objects through telescopes, learn about the solar system, the night sky, galaxies, and the universe with fun hands-on activities.

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March 28th: Movie Under the Stars at the Palm Beach Zoo

At 7:30 PM on Friday, March 28th, the Palm Beach Zoo will be showing the movie ‘We Bought a ZOO’ for its monthly ‘ZOOvies’ presentation. As always. it’s a great event for the whole family.

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Saturday March 29th: City Place Art Festival

This weekend, March 29th-30th, City Place will be hosting its 4th annual Art Festival. The event will feature over 200 artists with booths set up on Rosemary Avenue and Hibiscus Street from 10 AM until 5 PM.

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March 28th: ‘Spring Fling’ Night at the Museum

On Friday, March 28th, from 6:00-9:00 PM, the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium will be hosting a ‘Spring Fling’ night at the museum. The evening will be filled with fun and educational activities to celebrate the spring season.

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New Green Market in the Southend: Every other Saturday at the Palm Beach Zoo!

The Palm Beach Zoo will is now hosting a Green Market every other Saturday starting on March 8th and ending on June 28th, 2014. Local produce stands, and sustainably harvested items will be available for purchase near the exit gate from 11:00 AM to 5:30 PM every other Saturday. The next one coming up is March 22nd, so make sure not to miss it! You can contact Green Market Coordinator, Krista Gardner, with questions or requests for a vendor packet and visit the event website for more information.

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