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June 13, 2024

Hello Public,


This Edition: PBC Community Services Department is hosting a community resource expo at the Mid County Senior Center on June 26. Palm Beach International Airport and Frontier Airlines have partnered to celebrate the newest route at PBI to San Juan, Puerto Rico. Listen up, space explorers ages 8 and up, a virtual reality experience inspired by NASA misisons is available. For all of this and more, visit PBCGOV.com.



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News & Events
Community Revitalization

Countywide Community Revitalization Team To Hold Public Meeting

Office of Community Revitalization


The PBC Office of Community Revitalization invites you to the upcoming Countywide Community Revitalization Team meeting on Tuesday, June 18 at 10 a.m.

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Semiannual Water System Flush Starts July 5

Water Utilities


In order to deliver the highest quality water to customers, PBC Water Utilities Department requires periodic line flushing and temporary treatment modification.

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BCC Briefs for June 4

Board of County Commissioners


At the June 4, 2024, Board of County Commissioners meeting, the board took the following action on the regular agenda.

Emergency Repair Assistance Available to PBC Residents

Housing & Economic Development


PBC Department of Housing and Economic Development announces the availability of State Housing Initiatives Partnership Emergency Repairs Program funds.

Office of Equal Opportunity Announces Requests for Proposals

Equal Opportunity


​The PBC Office of Equal Opportunity seeks proposals from qualified agencies to improve accessibility and equal opportunity and promote or increase awareness of the rights and ambitions of persons with disabilities through an awareness program.

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PBC Encourages Residents & Visitors to Be Safe from the Heat

Public Affairs


PBC encourages all residents and visitors to practice heat safety during these hot and humid days.

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PBC Library System Summer Reading Program ‘Adventure Begins at Your Library’

PBC Library System


Summer beckons us to embark on new adventures, explore faraway lands and lose ourselves in the magic of stories.

Parks & Recreation

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Daggerwing Nature Center Awards Annual Scholarship to Volunteer

Friends of Daggerwing Nature Center Inc. has awarded the annual Scott Cowan Memorial Scholarship to Daggerwing Nature Center volunteer Kaelie Lam.

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Indoor Archery for Beginners at Westgate Park & Recreation Center

Westgate Park and Recreation Center is thrilled to announce the launch of its new archery classes, which start this summer.

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County Enhances Accessibility with Communication Boards in 14 Park Locations

PBC is installing communication boards with pictures and symbols at playgrounds in 14 county-operated park locations to help non-verbal, speech-challenged and early-learning individuals communicate with friends and caregivers.

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Summer Hours for Indoor Pickleball at West Boynton

Introducing summer hours for indoor pickleball inside our air-conditioned gymnasiums at West Boynton, Westgate and West Jupiter Recreation Centers.

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So Much to Do at Daggerwing Nature Center

ANIMAL FEEDINGS & TALKS

Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 2:45 p.m.

Saturdays, 1 p.m.

All ages, FREE (Reservations not required)

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Join Us at Riverbend Park in June

NATURALIST WALKS

Fridays, 8 a.m.

All ages, FREE (Reservations required)

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June’s Jumpin’ at Okeeheelee Nature Center

LIVE ANIMAL FEEDING PRESENTATIONS

Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 3:30 p.m.

Families/all ages, FREE (No reservations required)

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Spend the Day at Green Cay

ANIMAL FEEDINGS

Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 2:15 p.m.

Families/all ages, FREE (No reservations required)

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Mounts Offers Free Admission for Dads on Father’s Day

​In response to last month's overwhelmingly positive reaction to offering free admission to moms on Mother's Day, Friends of the Mounts Botanical Garden is extending the same generous benefit to dads: free admission on Father's Day (Sunday, June 16).

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Mounts Announces New Hours & Reduced Admission Rates for Summer 2024

With the sunny summer months at hand, Friends of the Mounts Botanical Garden is announcing new hours and reduced admission rates through Labor Day at the beautiful 20-acre oasis, located just minutes from downtown West Palm Beach.

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Summer Fun at Mounts Botanical

​Friends of the Mounts Botanical Garden will host various fun, informative and healthy workshops and events throughout June and July.

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Mounts Seeks Community Support for New Program Let’s All Go to the Garden

​Friends of the Mounts Botanical Garden is launching a new fun and informative program for third-graders in the PBC School District in August.

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Mounts Invites Nature Curious Youngsters 7 to 11 to Garden Explorers Summer Camp

Garden Explorers Summer Camp offers science-based fun and nature experiences, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., July 15-19 and July 22-26.


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