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June 6, 2024

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This Edition: Hurricane season is officially here. Residents and visitors should be on alert through Nov. 30, as this is expected to be a busy season. Adoption fees at PBC Public Safety Department Animal Care and Control Division are waived in June. "Adventure Begins at Your Library" is the theme for PBC Library System’s summer reading program. Dads listen up, you get free admission at Mounts Botanical Garden on Father’s Day. For all of this and more, visit

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News & Events
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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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Youth Services Department’s Youth & Family Counseling Program Hosts First-Ever Mental Health Family Day Camp

Youth Services

The PBC Youth Services Department’s Youth and Family Counseling program is proud to share this video recap of its inaugural Youth & Family Counseling Mental Health Family Day Camp, which was held on May 18 at the Okeeheelee Nature Center.

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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Phone Scam Targeting Owners of Lost Pets

The PBC Department of Public Safety’s Animal Care and Control Division wants the community know that scammers have recently targeted owners of lost pets.

PBC Library System

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

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

Global Entry In-Person Enrollment Event at the PBC Library

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is pleased to offer a global entry in-person enrollment event at The PBC Library.

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Parks & Recreation

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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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Celebrate World Ocean Day with PBC Parks

PBC Parks and Recreation Department, in partnership with Beach Bucket Foundation, Visit Palm Beach, Live Free Dive, Palm Beach Pack and Paddle and PBC Environmental Resources Management, are celebrating World Ocean Day with a land and waterway cleanup at Ocean Inlet Park.

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So Much to Do at Daggerwing Nature Center


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


Fridays, 8 a.m.

All ages, FREE (Reservations required)

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June’s Jumpin’ at Okeeheelee Nature Center


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


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

Families/all ages, FREE (No reservations required)

Cooperative Extension

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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

​With Summer fast approaching, Friends of the Mounts Botanical Garden will host different 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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