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South Florida Science Center to honor military, first responders with appreciation day

Event to include barbecue, mini golf, live science shows, more
South Florida Science Center Hometown Heroes event
Posted at 1:38 PM, Jun 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-03 19:54:10-04

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium will be celebrating hometown heroes and their families with a free event later this month.

The event on June 19 will honor military service members, veterans, first responders and their families.

It will include a barbecue, meet-and-greet with local armed forces members, military vehicle demonstration, mini-golf tournament, live science shows, exhibit exploration.

The special day will start at 9 a.m. and run until 3 p.m.

Those with valid military service identification or first responder employee badge and up to four guests are welcome to the free event.

Pre-registration is required and applicable identification will be required to redeem tickets.

The event is also available to the general public for $5 in addition to the normal entrance fee to the science center.

The money raised for the event will benefit the Forgotten Soldiers and the Wounded Veterans Relief Fund.