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Green Market at the Palm Beach Zoo

Date: March 22, 2014 11:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Farm-fresh Florida produce for sale during a new Green Market Stand from 11:00 am – 5:30 pm every other Saturday starting March 8, 2014 and running through June 28, 2014. Visitors can browse a wonderful selection of fresh, locally-grown produce and other sustainably harvested items near the exit gate, and learn about how buying local produce protects wildlife. The market stand will remain open until 5:30 pm so that all zoo-goers have a chance to shop before they head home for the evening. This market will run every other Saturday from March through June. Contact Green Market Coordinator, Krista Gardner (kgardner@palmbeachzoo.org), with questions or requests for a vendor packet.
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Green Market at the Palm Beach Zoo

Food Truck Safari

Date: March 21, 2014 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Enjoy some of South Florida's best gourmet food trucks, up-close animal encounters, live music, beer & wine cash bars and more. Click the event title above for more info.
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Food Truck Safari

Save the Florida Panther Day

Date: March 15, 2014 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
This state wide event focuses on the importance of saving the critically endangered Florida panther. Children's games, educational crafts and informative keeper talks will provide you with the information needed to assist in the conservation of our state mammal. Children's entertainment will also include an interactive percussion show by Steve Gryb, the Pied Piper of Percussion.
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Save the Florida Panther Day

What could be sweeter than helping your local zookeepers raise funds for the Palm Beach Zoo Chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers?! Helping them raise funds by supporting their bake sale of course! Make sure to visit their booth when enjoying yourself at the Zoo for a sweet treat this weekend!
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Bake Sale presented by the Palm Beach Zoo Chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers

Saint Patrick's Day Weekend Promotion

Date: Mar 15 to 17, 2014 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wear a leprechaun hat Saint Patrick's Day weekend to the Zoo and receive $2.00 off of your regular priced admission! Feeling brave? Dress from head to toe as a leprechaun and receive free admission!
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Saint Patrick's Day Weekend Promotion

Participate and Learn with the Palm Beach Zoo's Florida Hawksbill Project. Spend the day learning and diving with Nikole Ordway and Larry Wood as he captures and studies the Florida Hawksbill Turtle. Learn what the Hawksbill contributes to our knowledge about the ecosystem of our local reefs. Understand where they come from and where they are going and how far they range. Join us at the Riviera Beach Force-E 155 East Blue Heron Blvd. at 10:00 AM. We’ll break for lunch about noon and be at the boat in the Lake Park Marina by 1:00 PM for a two-tank dive with Larry Wood for some practical experience. The cost of the event is $110 and the proceeds will be donated to the Florida Hawksbill Project. The price includes Turtle Awareness class session, boat trip, and snacks on the boat. Sign up for this event online below....please complete the registration process by clicking on the event title above to hold your space.
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SEA TURTLE WEEK: Florida Hawksbill Dive Presented by Force-E Dive Shops

Party with the Turtles....that's right sea turtles can party too! Join us for a fundraiser party at Hurricane's Bar & Lounge in Delray Beach on March 8, 2014 starting at 4 pm. We will have food, music, and raffles and the money goes towards the Palm Beach Zoo which sponsors the Florida Hawksbill Project. We have photos donated by Wildlife Photographers, Two Tank Boat trips with local dive boat operators, and much much more! Price for the party is $10 if you register online before March 7, at the door $15...includes your entry fee & food, drinks are not included; however, it's Happy Hour so drinks are 2 for 1 from 4-7pm this night. Remember that proceeds will be donated back to the turtles! Pre-registration is required, please click the event title above to register.
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SEA TURTLE WEEK: Party with the Turtles Presented by Force-E Dive Shops

Green Market at the Palm Beach Zoo

Date: March 8, 2014 11:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Farm-fresh Florida produce for sale during a new Green Market Stand from 11:00 am – 5:30 pm every other Saturday starting March 8, 2014 and running through June 28, 2014. Visitors can browse a wonderful selection of fresh, locally-grown produce and other sustainably harvested items near the exit gate, and learn about how buying local produce protects wildlife. The market stand will remain open until 5:30 pm so that all zoo-goers have a chance to shop before they head home for the evening. This market will run every other Saturday from March through June. Contact Green Market Coordinator, Krista Gardner (kgardner@palmbeachzoo.org), with questions or requests for a vendor packet.
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Green Market at the Palm Beach Zoo

Join us at Force-E Boca Raton at 7 pm for a Free presentation by Jessica Lawler. Jessica is a sea turtle researcher for DB Ecological in which she collects data about sea turtle nest and the hatchlings. Jessica will go over what's its like to be a mother sea turtle and the activity she goes through to make a nest and lay eggs. She will also go over what its like to be a baby sea turtle hatching out into the world. She will also go over the sea turtle id and the conservation of these animals in our future. This presentation is packed with a lot of great information. To register, please click on the event title above..
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SEA TURTLE WEEK: Nesting Presentation Presented by Force-E Dive Shops

The Palm Beach Zoo's Florida Hawksbill Project, established in 2004, represents the first systematic study of the hawksbills of Florida, and is designed to contribute significantly to our understanding and conservation of this remarkable species. Sea Turtle researcher, Larry Wood, designed a capture and release tagging program with hawksbill turtles to help him understand their life histories, their biology, their range, and much much more. Interested in learning more? Then join us on March 4, 2014 at Force-E Pompano Beach for a presentation by Larry Wood. Register for this event below...and of course we will have some snacks and giveaways...all apart of Force-E's Sea Turtle Week! Click the event title above for more information and to register.
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SEA TURTLE WEEK: Hawksbill Sea Turtle Presentation Presented by Force-E Dive Shops

 

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