City of Boca Raton, Florida

The name was first seen on maps in Spanish as "Boca de Ratones" meaning “Estuary of Reef,” referring to the rocky seafloors. Boca Raton has a deep and rich history, weaving through several wars and economic booms. Today, it is one of the wealthiest cities in southern Florida. Many buildings in the area have a Mediterranean Revival or Spanish Colonial Revival architectural theme, which were inspired by resort architect, Addison Mizner. Today, Boca Raton has a strict development code for the types and sizes of commercial buildings, building signs, and the advertisements that may be constructed within city limits. There are no billboards with the exception of one that was grandfathered in upon annexation, and there are no outdoor car dealerships.

November 4, 2017

Location: Sanborn Square Park in downtown Boca Raton

The 8th Annual Boca Raton Wine & Food Festival features chefs from the tri-county area as they converge upon the festival grounds for the Best Florida Food Festival event the Grand TastingA Culinary Affair; 6 PM to 10 PM. Craft Brew lovers join the special area inside the Grand Tasting for the 4th Annual Craft Brew BattleA Hoppy Affair!.

The Children's Science Explorium, located in Sugar Sand Park, is a hands-on science center designed for children 5 – 12 years of age featuring fascinating and interactive exhibits, programs and camps that bring the physical sciences to life.

FAU Stadium is home to the Florida Atlantic University college football team, located in Boca Raton, Florida. It also hosts the Major League Lacrosse Team, the Florida Launch. 

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The Boca Raton Airport is located halfway between West Palm Beach and Ft. Lauderdale, the City of Boca Raton. It is publicly-owned by the State of Florida and is designated as a general aviation transport facility serving the corporate, recreational and flight training needs of the community. 

The Boca Raton Public Library is in Palm Beach County, but is separate from the Palm Beach County library system. It has two locations within Boca Raton. Library cards are free to anyone in the city of Boca Raton and are available for annual purchase for those living outside of the city.

Rides, Go-karts, Mini golf, birthday parties, bumper cars, bumper boats, lazer tag, rock wall and more. 

Digital Media Arts College is a school in Boca Raton. It has degree programs in graphic design, game art, animation, motion graphics, and web design.

Everglades University is a college located in Boca Raton. It offers masters and bachelors degrees in the fields of science, health, and business. Classes are available online and in person.

Florida Atlantic University was founded in 1964 in Boca Raton as a university that would revolutionize the higher learning institutions by offering an option for all students and not just the wealthy. FAU also was first in introducing college education to the information age.  

Today Florida Atlantic University serves over 27,000 students on 7 campuses and sites. FAU has more than 180 degree programs, and is ranked as the most ethnically and culturally diverse institution in the Florida's State University System.

Lynn University is a small college in Boca Raton, Florida. It has 6 colleges and nearly 100 areas of study in Bachelor, Masters, and Doctorate degrees.

The University Press is the student publication for Florida Atlantic University that circulates to more than 30,000 students across 3 campuses. 

Boca Home Schoolers, Inc. is a home education support group with a special interest in upholding Christian beliefs. Anyone home schooling as follows is invited to join. Full Membership: legally homeschooling at least one child. Pre-School Membership: have at least one pre-school child who they anticipate homeschooling.