Learn about manatees at ManateeFest 2018


What better way to celebrate Florida’s favorite sea animal than at ManateeFest 2018?

The family-friendly event takes place Saturday, Feb. 3 and Sunday, Feb. 4 at Manatee Lagoon, where visitors of all ages can enjoy complimentary face painting, a photo experience featuring Mia the Manatee, a marine life-themed coloring station and much more.

Robert Scott Thayer, author of the “Kobee Manatee” series of children’s publications, will also be on site signing books.

The 16,000-square-foot center includes free admission, two levels of exhibit and meeting space, a waterfront path to observe manatees in the Lake Worth Lagoon, picnic tables, pavilion and gift shop.

Manatee Lagoon is at 6000 N. Flagler Dr. in West Palm Beach. For more information, go online to VisitManateeLagoon.com.

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