September 2016

There are 33 blog entries for September 2016.

  repair When the Jupiter Lighthouse was built in 1860, it was the only structure between Key West and Titusville. Today it is one of only 13 lighthouses of its kind in the country. It is one of Palm Beach County’s historic landmarks and it is in need of repair. The roof of the Jupiter Lighthouse is showing signs of corrosion. The nonprofit group, the Loxahatchee River Historical Society, is aiming to complete phase one of the roof repairs by December. A fundraiser will be held in November. For more information about how you can donate go to www.jupiterlighthouse.org. The following are some upcoming events:   Lighthouse Sunset Tour
October 19, 2016
6:00pm - 7:15 pm Time varies by sunset. Take in the spectacular sunset views and witness the Jupiter Light…
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Relax your body and mind in a new way with yoga on the water. Mondays at the Jupiter Lighthouse you can experience “twilight yoga” overlooking the water and sunset. 

The class is led by Mary Veal of Kula Yoga Shala in Jupiter, and takes place on the Lighthouse Deck at sunset each Monday evening. The class is designed for yogis of all skill level, from beginner to expert. Embrace the ultimate serenity with twilight yoga at the Jupiter Lighthouse. 

Guests are asked to bring their own yoga mat and flashlight. The classes are free to everyone but a donation to the Lighthouse Museum is greatly appreciated. Class times are usually between 6-7pm but are based on sunset and will be canceled if weather isn’t permitting. 

Twilight Yoga classes for the

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Known, as one of the most significant Jupiter icons and historical sites is the Loxahatchee River Battlefield Park. Often referred to as the “gateway to the Loxahatchee river,” this park is must visit site if you have not been and live in the area. 

The history of Battlefield Park shows that there has been prehistoric and historic habitation here dating as far back as the Archaic Period over 5,000 years ago. The park stands to preserve this precious past and educate locals about Jupiter’s rich history. 

Not only does the park boast an impressive story dating back thousands of years but it also provides the people of south Florida with a beautiful place to relax and kick back. Battlefield Park spans 680 acres and features covered picnic pavilions,

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An iconic symbol of Floridian and American History and glamour is the Flagler Museum of Palm Beach. It is one of the most renowned homes in Florida. In the early 1900’s, Henry Morrison Flagler as a wedding gift to his wife built in the incredible manor and named it Whitehall. 


“In 1902, the New York Herald proclaimed Whitehall, Henry Flagler's Gilded Age estate in Palm Beach, "more wonderful than any palace in Europe, grander & more magnificent than any other private dwelling in the world."

What makes this museum and its owner, Henry Flagler are his railroads. In 1912 Henry Flagler arrived aboard the first train into Key West, marking the completion of the Florida East Coast (FEC) Railway's Over-Sea Railroad to Key West. With great imagination

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Every Tuesday and Thursday at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach is a fish-feeding program for kids! This free program takes place at the Mangrove exhibit, which displays the habitats of Florida’s coastal ecosystems. 

Kids who attend the program will get to learn about the different animals that live in these environments and their feeding habits. They will get to see an up-close and live feeding to see how the fish feed and interact with each other. Kids get to touch and see the different types of foods these fish eat too, from corals, anemones, other fish and plankton. 

The Fish Feeding program at Loggerhead Marinelife Center takes place every Tuesday and Thursday at 3:00pm. The program is free for everyone. 

Loggerhead Marinelife

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Calling all art enthusiats,The City of Murals Art Tours are a must try! Tour through the city of Hobe Sound charming and quiet streets. The city is known for its atisinal and quaint lifestyle. Since 2009 the town has been under a “paint the town initiative” which is a project to paint the town with beautiful murals upon the buildings. Lead by professional artist, Nadia Utto, this project has given over 40 artists and 100 residents and visitors the chance to express their personalities through art. 

The Hobe Sound Art Tours are two hour-long tours and are led by a professional artist giving you all of the inside scoop on local art and history. While on the tour there are fun treasure hunts and educational games to keep the tour fresh and interesting.

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Come out to Downtown at the Gardens in Palm Beach Gardens for a taste of Latin culture and flare for the Sabor y Vino Latin Food Festival. Explore different tastes of Hispanic cuisine. There will be everything from Spanish, Colombian, Mexican, Argentinian and Cuban delicacies. 

Total Wines and Pernod Ricard sponsor the Sabor y Vino Latin Festival, so the best of wine and spirits will be available for sale to compliment the Spanish tastes. Sabor y Vino will also be featuring authentic Latin music from the groups Mundo Latino Trio and DJ Caliche while the iBallroom Dance Team will be performing and teaching guests dances like the salsa, bachatta and merengue. 

Tickets to Sabor y Latino are available for presale at $40 and will be available at the gate

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CHALK is an interactive and innovative playground that was created by moms for moms and is the perfect place to take your kids to play. CHALK is unique because it’s a place kids and moms a like love to visit. Here at CHALK, for the kids there are educational and fun games and toys to play, for the moms there is a gourmet coffee bar where a barista will hand craft your coffee while you mingle with other moms and watch your kids enjoy. 

The open, indoor playground is built from sustainable cedar wood, features “projection technology” and offers the most advanced “developmental” toys to enhance your child’s learning all while playing. 

CHALK features open play dates, classes and spaces for private events. Some of the classes offered at CHALK include:

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Every Sunday at the Historic Downtown Stuart Riverwalk is Rock’N Riverwalk! Rock’N Riverwalk is an open-air concert that takes place each Sunday from 1pm-4pm. Every week there is a different band playing their best tunes on the beautiful waterfront stage. 

Guests can come out to enjoy the festive live music, walk along the waterfront and eat and drink from all of the local vendors. You will find the freshest seafood served in street style and delicious hand crafted cocktails. For the kids you can stop by the Kilwin’s cart and grab a gourmet ice cream, fudge or chocolates. Not only is there amazing food and drink options but there will be tons of apparel available for sale as well. 

For more information about Rock’N Riverwalk Sundays or to see which

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Today, Lion Country Safari and Rhonda Beitmen join together to educate visitors of the park and animal enthusiasts on the health of our planet and the animals that reside here. Beitmen is an expert on extinction and she will be covering topics like biological diversity, biodiversity, climate changes and climate control. 

Biological diversity is the amount of variety of plant and animal species on Earth. The importance of biological diversity (aka: biodiversity) is massive and determines the health of our planet. Biodiversity, affects the environment on a global level. It is critical in maintaining the cleanliness of our water, air and land. It affects everything from stability of the climate to stability of the soil. 

Lion Country Safari is

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