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November 29, 2010

Sea Coast Toast - Gumbo Limbo - Dec. 2, 2010

Save the Date! December 2, 2010

The 2nd Annual Sea Coast Toast
reception and silent auction
will be held on Thursday, December 2 at the Spanish River Library.
Click here for more information.

"Turtle: The Incredible Journey"

A Turtle Movie Gala, presented by Florida Atlantic
University's Charles E. Schmidt College of Science, will be held at the
Crest Theatre on November 9. A screening of the movie “Turtle: the
Incredible Journey” will begin at 8:00 pm. The screening will be preceded
by a cocktail reception. To purchase tickets, please visit the Movie
Gala website. Proceeds of this event will benefit Florida Atlantic
University's Sea Turtle Research Program. For more information,
please contact: Avy Weberman, Director of Development, Charles
E. Schmidt College of Science Florida Atlantic University, 561-297-0007.

Join Friends Of Gumbo Limbo

Your annual Membership supports all aspects of the Center while keeping you in touch with Gumbo Limbo and the great work that our staff and volunteers carry out daily. By becoming a Member and renewing your Membership annually, you are making a commitment to conserving our coastal and marine ecosystems. In addition, your Membership comes with a small benefit package which gives you the opportunity to participate further with Gumbo Limbo Nature Center. Click here to our website to learn about membership benefits, and join us today!

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November 28, 2010

Green Cay Nature Center - right in our backyard

gcnewlogo_small.jpg Palm Beach County Parks & Recreation Department.

Green Cay Wetlands and Nature Center is located at 12800 Hagen Ranch Road,
west of Boynton Beach between Boynton Beach Boulevard and Atlantic Avenue.
The wetlands are open six days a week, from sunrise to sunset. Building is closed on Mondays. Nature center hours are 1:00 P.M. to 4:30 P.M. Tuesday through Friday; 8:15 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Saturdays and 1:00 to 4:30 P.M. on Sundays.

On Tuesdays at 4:00 P.M., and on Saturdays at 9:00 and 11:00 A.M. and 1:00 and 3:00 P.M., free guided half-mile tours are offered to visitors.
There are no reservations required.

For more information, call 561 966-7000. OR

If you are looking for a lovely morning or afternoon walk with visiting
relatives or if you need a destination to take your grandchildren,
Green Cay Nature Center is a great refuge for the eyes and the soul.
Bring your camera and your binoculars. There is a lot to see!

The Nature Center has indoor exhibits, restrooms, and a lovely gift shop. Volunteers
are friendly and knowledgeable.

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November 22, 2010

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center - Boca Raton

1801 North Ocean Boulevard
Boca Raton, FL 33432
Hours: Monday - Saturday, 9 am - 4 pm
Sunday, 12 pm - 4 pm

Directions from I-95
I-95 to Palmetto Park Road
East on Palmetto Park Road to A1A
Left (North) on A1A
Gumbo Limbo will be approximately 1 mile on your left

Directions from Florida Turnpike
Exit Glades Road
After toll booth - turn left (East)
Turn right (South) onto Dixie Highway
Turn left (East) on Palmetto Park Road to A1A
Left (North) on A1A
Gumbo Limbo will be approximately 1 mile on your left

Hammock Happenings November 2010
Guided Hammock Walk: Every Tuesday, Wednesday
Saturday, Nov. 13 + Sunday, Nov. 28

Wetlands Walk Tuesday, Nov. 8 + Thursday, Nov. 18

Canoeing the Mangroves Tues., Nov. 9 + 23rd + Sat., Nov. 27

Biodiversity LaWednesday, Nov. 10

Little WondersSaturday, Nov. 13

Big WondersSaturday, Nov. 13

TurtleShakersMonday, Nov. 15

Night ExplorersFriday, Nov. 19

Gifts From the GardenSaturday, Nov. 20

Story Tellebration: Tales of TailsSaturday, Nov. 20

Boca BeachcombingTuesday, Nov. 23

Seining the LagoonWednesday, Nov. 24

Reservations and prepayment required for programs. Please call our Program Hotline at least 3 days in advance to sign-up.
(561) 391-8110.

Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Center is temporarily CLOSED:

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November 12, 2010

COWBRA meeting - Nov. 17, 2010 -Tuscany Bay

On Wednesday, November 17th at 9:30 a.m.,

the Coalition of Boynton West Residential Associations (COBWRA)

will meet at the Tuscany Bay Clubhouse,

12455 S. Military Trail in Boynton Beach, to hear local lawyer

Donna Berger speak on new condo and homeowners association laws.

Additional topic: Palm Beach County sheriff will speak on how to avoid identity theft.

Meeting is free and open to all. Call: Eric Malkin,731-1765.

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November 8, 2010

Ninth Annual Fall Orchid & Craft Show - Nov 19-21,2010


will be at the American Orchid Society,
16700 AOS Lane, Delray Beach.
Dates: Nov. 19-Nov 21, 2010
Time: 10:00AM - 4:00PM.
Cost: $10 general public; $5.00 for AOS members

Thousands of orchids will be displayed to enjoy and to purchase There
will also be vendors for supplies, artwork, crafts and jewelry. Food
vendors will be available to purchase food and beverages.

For more information or directions, call 561 494-2000

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