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  • County to celebrate boating improvements at Bert Winters Park July 25


    County officials will cut the ribbon to reopen Bert Winters Park’s boating area after being closed for construction since September 2017. The ceremony is open to the public and will take place at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 25...

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  • Inaugural Scott Cowan Memorial Scholarship Awarded to Daggerwing Nature Center Volunteer


    Friends of Daggerwing Nature Center, Inc. (FOD) announced that the inaugural Scott Cowan Memorial Scholarship has been awarded to Anna (Anya) Al-Salem. Anya, a 2018 graduate of Olympic Heights High School, received the $500 award to pursue advanced studies in the environmental sciences. She will en...

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  • July 2018 Program Guide at Riverbend Park


    All programs are by reservation only. Please call (561) 741-1359 to make program reservations. Payment (cash or check) is due the day of program. Programs require a minimum number registered participants. For every program, participants/guardians are required to sign a Program Participation Form. A...

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  • July 2018 Program Guide at Daggerwing Nature Center


    All programs are by reservation only, unless otherwise stated. Please call (561) 629-8760 or visit the nature center to make program reservations. Fees (if applicable) are due the day of the program by cash or check only. All participants are required to sign a Program Participation Form for eve...

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  • July 2018 Program Guide at Green Cay Nature Center


    All programs are by reservation only, unless otherwise stated. Please call 561-966-7000 or visit the nature center to make program reservations. Fees (if applicable) are due the day of the program by cash or check only. All participants are required to sign a Program Participation Form for every pr...

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  • July 2018 Program Guide at Okeeheelee Nature Center


    All programs are by reservation only, unless otherwise stated. Please call (561) 233-1400 or visit the nature center to make program reservations. Please make reservations at least two days in advance. Fees (if applicable) are due upon arrival to the program by form of cash or check. All participan...

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  • 11th Annual 4th of July Celebration at Sunset Cove Amphitheater


    The Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department and The West Boca Community Council present: The 11th Annual 4th of July Celebration! This free community event will feature a kids interactive FunZone, a welcome booth and prize wheel, a live performance by The Fabulous Fleetwoods and a firewor...

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  • Shakespeare by the Sea XXVIII presents Antony & Cleopatra at Seabreeze Amphitheater


    Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival presents: Shakespeare by the Sea XXVIII’s production of Antony & Cleopatra! See the timeless tale of obsession, power, love and death like never before in this original interpretation of William Shakespeare's Antony & Cleopatra...

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  • County Announced as Finalist for the 2018 National Gold Medal Awards in Parks and Recreation


    The American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA), in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), is pleased to announce the Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department as a finalist for the 2018 National Gold Medal Awards for Excellence in Park and...

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  • June 2018 Program Guide at Okeeheelee Nature Center


    All programs are by reservation only, unless otherwise stated. Please call (561) 233-1400 or visit the nature center to make program reservations. Please make reservations at least two days in advance. Fees (if applicable) are due upon arrival to the program by form of cash or check. All participan...

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  • June 2018 Program Guide at Riverbend Park


    ​All programs are by reservation only. Please call (561) 741-1359 to make program reservations. Payment (cash or check) is due the day of program. Programs require a minimum number registered participants. For every program, participants/guardians are required to sign a Program Participation Form. ...

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  • Nature Ninja Warrior Spring 2018


    Through the vision of our Director, Eric Call, a new department initiative kicked off this spring. The Nature Ninja Warrior Program provides underrepresented middle and high school youth with diverse experiences in parks and recreation. This free program highlights youth development opportunities i...

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  • June 2018 Program Guide at Daggerwing Nature Center


    All programs are by reservation only, unless otherwise stated. Please call (561) 629-8760 or visit the nature center to make program reservations. Fees (if applicable) are due the day of the program by cash or check only. All participants are required to sign a Program Participation Form for eve...

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  • June 2018 Program Guide at Green Cay Nature Center


    All programs are by reservation only, unless otherwise stated. Please call 561-966-7000 or visit the nature center to make program reservations. Fees (if applicable) are due the day of the program by cash or check only. All participants are required to sign a Program Participation Form for every pr...

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  • Osprey Point Golf Course Nominated as World’s Best Eco Friendly Golf Facility


    Osprey Point Golf Course has once again been nominated as the World’s Best Eco Friendly Golf Facility by the World Golf Awards -- an award the course won in 2016. Osprey Point is one of eight courses to be nominated in 2018 and joins a list that includes two major championship venues in Pinehurst N...

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  • Prescribed Burns Planned for Okeeheelee Park Natural Areas


    The Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department will be conducting a series of prescribed burns at the Okeeheelee Park Natural Area located at 7715 Forest Hill Boulevard, West Palm Beach between December 1, 2017 - May 31, 2018 and at the Okeeheelee Park South Natural Area located at 7500 Fore...

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  • County partners with Loggerhead Marinelife Center to prohibit balloons at beachfront parks


    In an effort to promote the safety and protection of sea turtles, Loggerhead Marinelife Center and Palm Beach County have partnered to prohibit the use of balloons at the following county-operated beachfront parks effective September 1, 2017...

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​Eric Call
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