September 2017
Make a difference in your life and the lives of others. Volunteer for a  one-time  (special events and park/beach cleanups) or  on-going  (facility positions) volunteer opportunity. Interested in Adopting a Park?  Click here  for more information!
Saturday Night Movies- Canyon Amphitheater
Saturday Night Movies are back at Canyon Amphitheater in Canyon District Park, Boynton Beach! Enjoy a   FREE   movie under the stars on  Sat, Sept 2, 9, 23 & 30, 7:30 p.m.      
Food Truck Invasion- Sunset Cove Amphitheater
Enjoy a great selection of food trucks during Food Truck Invasion Wed, Sept 6 & 20, 5-9 p.m.  at Sunset Cove Amphitheater in Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park, west of Boca Raton. FREE ADMISSION
Sushi & Stroll- Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens
Experience and explore the Japanese gardens with cold drink in hand during Sushi & Stroll at the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, Delray Beach  Fri, Sept 8, 5:30 p.m.  Enjoy the Cornell Cafe for dinner and taiko drum performances by Fushu Daiko. $7/adults & $5/children online, $8/adults & $6/children at the door.
Butterfly Gardening- Daggerwing Nature Center
Learn about local butterflies and discover how to attract them with a butterfly garden Sat, Sept 9, 10:30 a.m. at Daggerwing Nature Center in Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park, west of Boca Raton. All ages, $3/participant. RSVP required.
Palm Beach County Mounted Posse Barrel Point Show- Jim Brandon Equestrian Center
Watch as riders and their horses compete against the clock and each other for money and prizes Sat, Sept 9, 5 p.m. at Jim Brandon Equestrian Center in Okeeheelee Park South, west of West Palm Beach. FREE to spectators.
Canoeing 101- Okeeheelee Nature Center
Learn the basics of how to safely canoe in this 2-hour program Sat, Sept 16, 9:30 a.m. at Okeeheelee Nature Center in Okeeheelee Park, west of West Palm Beach. All equipment is provided. Ages 10 and older, $10/person. RSVP required.
Casey Raines Band- Canyon Amphitheater
GL Commercial presents: Casey Raines Band Sat, Sept 16, 7 p.m. at Canyon Amphitheater in Canyon District Park, Boynton Beach. Dance away to favorite country and southern rock hits. Lawn chairs and blankets welcome. FREE ADMISSION
Archery 101- Green Cay Nature Center
Join a USA Archery certified instructor to learn the basics of archery and develop a fun new skill Thurs, Sept 21, 10 a.m. at Green Cay Nature Center, Boynton Beach. All equipment is provided. Ages 9 and older, $10/person. RSVP required.
Final Team Tournament Series Event- Park Ridge Golf Course
Form a four-person scramble team and register for the fifth and final event in this series Sat, Sept 23 at Park Ridge Golf Course, Lake Worth. $49.50/per player and includes golf, range balls, on-course contests and lunch.
Orienteering- Riverbend Park
Learn the basic parts of a compass and how to take a bearing and walk a course Sat, Sept 23, 9:30 a.m. at Riverbend Park, Jupiter. Ages 8 and up, $5/person. RSVP required.
Waggin' at the Waterpark- Coconut Cove Waterpark
Bring furry loved ones and watch as they make a splash, get a workout and meet new friends Sat, Sept 30, 9 a.m. at Coconut Cove Waterpark in Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park, west of Boca Raton. $10/plus tax per dog (2 dogs maximum per adult), humans free with paid dog admission. 50-minute sessions by size of dog.
Fall Programs- Therapeutic Recreation
From sibshops ( Sept 9 ), outdoor sports ( Sept 11-Dec 4 ), gentle yoga ( year-round ), family swim ( Sept 23 ) and more, check out all therapeutic recreation programs happening in Sept at the CMAA Therapeutic Recreation Complex and Gleneagles Country Club Aquatic Center, Lake Worth.
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 : Carlin Park, Jupiter; DuBois Park, Jupiter; Gulfstream Park, Gulfstream; Juno Beach Park, Juno Beach; Jupiter Beach Park, Jupiter; Loggerhead Park, Juno Beach; Ocean Cay Park, Jupiter; Ocean Inlet Park, Ocean Ridge; Ocean Reef Park, Riviera Beach; Peanut Island Park, Riviera Beach and South Inlet Park, Boca Raton. Click here to learn more.
Destination Recreation: Episode 5
On  this episode , we take you around all three county-operated nature centers: Okeeheelee Nature Center in Okeeheelee Park, Daggerwing Nature Center in Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park, and Green Cay Nature Center and Wetlands just west of Boynton Beach. These facilities are unique places where everyone, from kids to senior citizens, can bond with animals, learn about important ecosystems, and bask in the beauty of natural habitats - right here in Palm Beach County! The best part... they're free! Don’t miss an episode – follow pbcParks on WordPress or subscribe to our YouTube channel to see each monthly episode of Destination Recreation.