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July 2012


Get WildAmerica has celebrated July as the nation’s official Park and Recreation Month since 1985, and we invite you to join us in our local celebration. Take time to play! Here’s just a sample of what’s available to you through Palm Beach County’s park system. Visit us on-line for more!


FireworksPalm Beach County presents the
5th Annual July 4th Celebration featuring the Whitestone Band

This concert and fireworks display at
Sunset Cove Amphitheater west of Boca Raton promises to be fun for the whole family!
Enjoy hits from the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s and fireworks set to music performed by Zambelli Fireworks. FREE admission


ShakespeareShakespeare by the Sea XXII’s production of William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night comes to Seabreeze Amphitheater in Carlin Park
Presented by The Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival and The Hartman Foundation in association with PBC Parks and Recreation, William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night is sure to be a memorable outdoor experience for all ages: July 12 - 15 and
July 19 - July 22. FREE admission with a suggested donation of $5/adult


parks“Great place to walk and bike”
Community ranks
Riverbend Park #1 of 17 attractions in Jupiter
Read more about what your neighbors have to say.

“Awesome for families & friends to gather”

DuBois Park in Jupiter ranked #6 of 17 attractions in Jupiter
Find out what others have to say about this tropical beach setting.

“A Hidden Gem!”
says a visitor to
Green Cay Nature Center & Wetlands
west of Boynton Beach

“It is peaceful and beautiful...” and “great for picture taking,”
said others.


MorikamiWe hope all your wishes come true!
Write your wishes and hang them on the branches of a bamboo tree at
The Morikami west of Delray Beach from July 6-13.Tanabata traces its origins to a legend about lovers that are allowed to meet just once a year- on the seventh day of the seventh month. In Japan, children and adults write wishes on strips of colored paper and hang them on bamboo branches in hopes that their wishes come true.


PBC Kids Bass Fishing6th Trail in the PBC Kids Bass Fishing Tournament
scheduled for Saturday, July 28

This fishing tournament, co-sponsored by Bass Fishing Kids Inc and Palm Beach County, will be held at Lake Ida Park west of Delray beach. Kids from 5 to 17 can reel in the fun if they’re registered by Friday, July 27.


JCC RunThe 2nd Annual Levis JCC Run, Sweat and Beers 5K Run/Walk
Run first; then quench your thirst. Proceeds will support the Levis JCC scholarship fund. Run or walk on Thursday, July 19, at Sunset Pavilion in
South County Regional Park
west of Boca Raton.


Find out why animals look the way they do!
Test your sight skills on Friday, July 6, and find the camouflaged animals at Daggerwing Nature Center in South County Regional Park west of Boca Raton. Kids aged 7-11 will get to meet a few animals adorned in unique attire designed by Mother Nature.


ExerciseTry a high energy workout!
Core strengthening exercises enhance balance and overall body health. You’ll feel great after your workout at Boot Camp at
West Jupiter Recreation Center.


BeachesCool off at a County-operated beach park this summer
Thirteen oceanfront and inlet parks from Tequesta to
Boca Raton are guarded by
Ocean Rescue lifeguards. Relax, stroll our beautiful shores, and swim safely.


Osprey Point Golf House Event Finals scheduled for July 21
Osprey Point Golf Course west of Boca Raton provides a memorable golf experience at an affordable price, quality programming for golfers of all abilities, and great customer service.


GolfSave a lot of green at a County golf course on July 23
July 23 is Green Golfer Day at
Okeeheelee, Park Ridge, Osprey Point, and Southwinds Golf Courses. Play 18 holes with cart for only $17.92 + tax.


Star-spangled fun on July 4th
A Flag Tournament & free family clinic are planned at the John Prince Golf Learning Center west of Lake Worth on Wednesday, July 4.


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Good Health

It Starts in Parks!

For more information about the parks, programs, and services available through the Palm beach County Parks and Recreation Department, visit us online at www.pbcgov.com.

Wishing you good health and good times!

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