Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s #UnwrapTheWaves candy wrapper recycling program is back!

By |October 23rd, 2019|

Loggerhead Marinelife Center's  #UnwrapTheWaves candy wrapper recycling program is back! Partnering with 29 Palm Beach County Schools and 7 community partners, LMC will collect and recycle #Halloween and fall-inspired candy wrappers through TerraCycle‘s zero waste program. All candy wrappers will be 100% recycled and used to make school supplies and other repurposed items. Last year we recycled 19,000 candy wrappers! Do you think we can beat our record this year?! Please consider dropping off your candy wrappers at one of [...]

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Drive Shack will host a Halloween Boo Bash

By |October 23rd, 2019|

West Palm Beach’s newly opened social entertainment venue Drive Shack will host a Halloween Boo Bash on Sunday, Oct. 27, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Kids can come decked out in their favorite costumes and enjoy trick or treating across the three-story venue, starting at 1 p.m. Offering plenty of fun for the whole family, there will also be face painting, a photo booth and more. In addition, Drive Shack is offering free kids meals throughout the Boo [...]

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Party Planning Tips from A to Z!

By |October 7th, 2019|

Throwing a party? It’s as easy as A B C!  Planning a Birthday Party in Palm Beach County? PB Parenting Magazine is here to help with party tips as easy as ABC A is for Allergy  - You don’t want to find out after an allergic reaction that one of your party guests can’t eat nuts or gluten. Ask for any dietary restrictions when people RSVP, and plan your party menu accordingly. B is for [...]

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Hall of Heroes opens September 20 at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium

By |September 20th, 2019|

SUPERHEROES FLY TO THE SOUTH FLORIDA SCIENCE CENTER AND AQUARIUM! Superheroes are strengthening young minds at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium (SFSCA) with this fall’s Blockbuster exhibit, Hall of Heroes.  Opening on September 20 and running through April 19, 2020, the exhibit will celebrate and explore the history and science behind America’s fascination with favorite characters and their impact on popular culture throughout the 20th century and beyond. “In our mission to open every mind [...]

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Back to School Picks

By |August 13th, 2019|

Back to School is here! Here are some great items to help you get ready! Flexible, strong and durable, Dabbawalla Lunch Bags are perfect for young children heading off to school! All lunch bags feature a sturdy handle and two interior mesh pockets, and are roomy enough to fit lunch, a water bottle and snacks. Each insulated bag is made from sustainable material that is degradable, recyclable and 100% toxic-free, lead-free, BPA-free, and no phthalates [...]

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The Center for Creative Education’s C4 Media Arts Program brings arts and technology education to at-risk students

By |August 13th, 2019|

By combining the arts and technology, The Center for Creative Education’s C4 Media Arts Program is ready to help launch students of all ages into the digital media arts (cinema, graphic arts and coding). The center is staffed with the latest equipment and  teaching artists that use art activities to teach art skills and reinforce classroom studies.  The Center for Creative Education is an educational nonprofit that was created more than 20 years ago to [...]

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Four big Employers in Palm Beach Supplying $110,000 in Backpacks

By |August 13th, 2019|

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office and U.S. Sugar Team up with The Education Foundation of Palm Beach County to Supply Thousands of Backpacks to Elementary School Students. FPL and Gunster join the effort resulting in $110,000 in donated supplies. West Palm Beach, FL – To ease parents’ costs for this school year, The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, U.S. Sugar, Gunster and Florida Power & Light Company (FPL)  have donated $110,000 in backpacks filled with school supplies for students in Title 1 [...]

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Summer Fun Savings in Palm Beach County

By |July 23rd, 2019|

There are still a few weeks of Summer and the kids are getting bored! Check out these deals (some of them exclusive for PB Parenting readers) to have some affordable fun before school starts! Adrenaline Entertainment Center offers 45,000 sqft of Extreme Play.  SUMMER RUSH SPECIAL!  Monday through Friday 11am – 4pm you can get 3 hours + Drink + Pizza Slice for only $20 all Summer long. If you’re looking for a day of adventure and excitement, look [...]

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By |June 25th, 2019|

City of West Palm Beach announces plans for annual 4th on Flagler Nearly 100,000 guests of all ages are expected to show up at the City of West Palm Beach’s 31st annual 4th on Flagler celebration - many dressed in red, white and blue – and all looking forward to the time when the fireworks go ‘boom.’ The Independence Day celebration is one of the largest free events in South Florida. The event takes place along Flagler Drive [...]

Summer in Paradise Downtown West Palm

By |June 12th, 2019|

CONE-Y ISLAND AND OTHER SUMMER IN PARADISE ELEMENTS ARE “CONE-FIRMED” A-MAZING   Summer in Paradise kickoff draws crowd downtown in celebration of West Palm Beach’s icon status  While the first day of summer is a few weeks away, the City of West Palm Beach has already kicked off the sunshine season with the launch of its fifth annual Summer in Paradise (SIP) campaign. Opening to a large crowd last week, attendees of the Clematis by Night Summer in [...]

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11 Fun ways to spend Father’s Day

By |June 1st, 2019|

Looking for simple and meaningful Father’s Day activities? Check out these fun activities for children of all ages and dads with all different interests. 1. Play Mini-Golf (or Real Golf) Whether Dad is a pro on the golf course or more of a putt-putt kind of guy, an afternoon of golf is fun for fathers and kids alike. Stick with miniature golf if the kids are beginners. Going to the driving range is a great [...]

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Easy as 1…2…3 Party Planning Tips

By |February 10th, 2019|

Check out these easy party planning tips to help make planning your child’s birthday party easy and stress free as 1, 2, 3!  Start with an invite list. It dictates everything: How large a venue, what kind of theme or activities you pick, etc. What about siblings? Before age 7, inviting siblings is a nice gesture if you have the space and funds. However, other parents understand your predicament firsthand. If it’s not feasible, don’t [...]

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New Toys, Gift Cards and Book Donations now being accepted for Children in the Foster Care system through Speak Up for Kids

By |November 13th, 2018|

In Palm Beach County there are nearly 1,400 children involved in dependency court proceedings, a situation that no child should have to face – especially not alone. There are nearly 300 children every year who still need a voice. These children need a gal (Guardian Ad Litem) to speak up for their best interest.  The Florida Guardian ad Litem (GAL) Program in Palm Beach County is a partnership of community advocates and professional staff providing [...]

South Florida Science Center and Aquarium Expands Backyard

By |October 25th, 2018|

SOUTH FLORIDA SCIENCE CENTER EXPANDS BACKYARD Five-acre, $1.2 Million Development Boasts Fifteen New Interactive Exhibits   Leadership at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium is encouraging you to get outside and play, explore nature and engage the curiosity of your inner child. In a ceremony to open their newly-renovated, $1.2 million backyard, Science Center board members, funders, local VIPs and 70 4th graders from the Benjamin School had a first chance to experience more than 15 [...]

Sandy Hook mother, Alissa Parker, to be featured as Keynote at The Children’s Healing Institute’s 15th annual Turn on the Light National Conference in October

By |October 5th, 2018|

More than 400 parents, professionals, and child advocates will come together on October 23, 2018, to participate in 15th Annual Turn on the Light National Conference on the Wellbeing of Children and Families at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. The conference Keynote, Alissa Parker, is the co-founder of Safe and Sound Schools and mother of Emilie Parker, one of the 20 children who died tragically in the Sandy Hook school shootings on December 14, [...]

“Travel Adventure” exhibit featuring LEGO Bricks now open!

By |May 26th, 2018|

The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium presents their new summer exhibit, “Travel Adventure” featuring LEGO Bricks.  The interactive exhibit will take visitors on an extraordinary adventure to exotic locations through all kinds of terrain. Guests of all ages will think creatively to plan and build vehicles to move through mountains, jungles, oceans, deserts and more. Families are invited to dress up as pilots, sailors, racers and world explorers as they take the wheel of [...]

Summer Camp Scholarship

By |March 28th, 2018|

Brian D. Guralnick Injury Lawyers Summer Camp Scholarship Ok kids this contest is for you! Draw one of your favorite summer time actiivities! Have your parents help you submit your drawing and win one of two $250 scholarships to any summer camp featured in PB Parenting. Scholarships provided by Brian D. Guralnick Injury Lawyers. Contest submissions can be emailed to info@pbparenting.com or snail mailed to PB Parenting attn: Summer Camp Contest 11924 W. Forest Hill [...]

Winter Break Camps

By |November 30th, 2017|

Breakers West Winter Camp Includes daily golf, tennis, basketball, swimming, arts & crafts and more!  Campers will also enjoy game room fun at the Kids Club.  December 26 – 29 and January 2-5 from 8:45am – 3pm, after care available, lunch provided. For more information call Michele Wilson at 561-653-6330. Genie’s Gymnastics Camp is very flexible, you can do it daily, weekly or any combination.   Dec. 26-29 and Jan. 2-5 from 9  am-4 pm.  [...]

BLAST OFF with the new Astronaut exhibit at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium

By |November 5th, 2017|

Jump into your space suit and report for training, because the newest addition to the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium has landed and it’s out of this world! The Astronaut exhibition has touched down, bringing with it a whole space lab full of science fun, on display now  until April 15, 2018. Astronaut boasts 26 hands-on, interactive exhibits which relay the physical and psychological effects of living in microgravity and the technology required to [...]

Summer in Paradise – FREE Family Fun Events in West Palm Beach

By |June 1st, 2017|

Photo courtesy of aguyonclematis Third Annual Summer in Paradise To Transform West Palm Beach Waterfront Into Artistic Storybook Setting The City of West Palm Beach will celebrate the return of its popular Summer in Paradise (S.I.P) annual celebration beginning June 1 through August 31, 2017. This free, summer-long promotion will transport residents and visitors into a colorful collection of classic tales and treasured life-lessons along the waterfront. New elements include the debut of [...]

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