July 2019

There are 59 blog entries for July 2019.


This month, the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is hosting several events for the whole family to enjoy.

Twilight Yoga at The Light: The class is led by Yoga Instructor Mary Veal and is open to all levels of Yoga. The class begins at sunset on the Lighthouse Deck and experience the serenity of Yoga while watching the sun set over the water. You are asked to bring your own yoga mat, a water bottle and a flashlight to the class. The cost is $10 dollars per person and the classes are weather dependent. The classes begin at 7 am on Monday’s and the dates at August 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th.

Lighthouse Story Time and Crafts for Kids: The event begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, August 6th under the Lighthouse Seminole Chickee Hut for story time and craft

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It’s no secret that Waterfront Properties and Club Communities agents represent the most stunning listings in South Florida. If you’re searching for your dream home, we welcome you to attend any of our open houses this weekend!

624 Inlet Rd, North Palm Beach, FL 33408

Sunday at 12 PM – 3 PM

$1,775,000

5 Beds, 3 Bath, 3,370 Sq Ft

This fabulous pool home was built in 2015 in sunny North Palm Beach and offers 75 feet of water-frontage. No HOA and close to A+ schools. Features include a beautiful staircase, impact glass throughout, ceiling fans, a gourmet chefs kitchen, an infinity pool and spa, a built-in summer kitchen, an elevator, a dock with boat lift,and so much more. The location affords you with direct access to some outstanding

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The state of Florida is just one of 15 states to offer a Tax-Free Holiday on School supplies during the first few days of August. According to the Palm Beach County 2019 School Calendar the first day of school for students is Monday, August 12th and several retailers and online websites offer tax breaks on school supplies and clothing.

During the sales tax break period, Florida law states that there will be no sales tax or local option tax (also known as discretionary sales surtax) will be collected on certain purchases. These purchases include:

• Clothing, footwear, or certain accessories selling for $60 dollars or less per item.
• Certain school supplies selling for $15 dollars or less per item.
• Certain computer-related accessories or personal computers

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Dining on a dime is part of our DNA, sometimes an inexpensive meal may hit the spot after a long day.  Dining out can cost you a small fortune, but it certainly doesn’t have to. It just takes a little pre-planning, Take a look at a couple of the best “cheap eats" in Palm Beach County for classic grub from pizza to burgers, to deli sandwiches. It’s never a better time for budget eating it’s not just fast junk food but a quick balanced dinner option. You can get bargain-hunter great burgers or just a quick hot meal diners and luncheonettes. Here are some of the best inexpensive places to eat in the Palm Beaches.

BurgerFi

BurgerFi, Harbourside, 147 Soundings Avenue, Jupiter, FL.

BurgerFi is a healthy option for people serving only the “finest

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This Thursday, August 1st the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is releasing a Sea Turtle back into the ocean. Pre-release procedures begin at 10 am with the Release beginning at 10:30 am.

The turtle being released is Vitti, a sub-adult loggerhead sea turtle that was found in February in the Florida Power and Light St. Lucie intake canal. When the turtle came into the center, the turtle was underweight, lethargic, in poor health and the blood work showed anemia and hypoglycemia. After a few months of treatment and medicine, Vitti is now able to be released into the ocean.

Vitti will be prepared for release on Thursday at 10 am and the Loggerhead Marinelife Center staff will go over the turtle’s history and recovery. The sea turtle releases are weather

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The Downtown at the Gardens and the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum present a Kids Crawl this Wednesday, July 31st.

Families are invited to join in on the fun filled Kids Crawl as part of the Downtown at the Gardens monthly events. The Kids Crawl occur on the last Wednesday of the month and include free carousel rides, arts and crafts, children’s activities, games, family events, retails promotions and much more.

Each month there is a different theme, and the month of July is a “Pirates of the East Coast” theme and includes treasure maps, pirate flag decorating, pirate story time and more.

The Kids Crawl is a free family friendly event that starts at 11 am this Wednesday, July 31st in the Centre Court of the Downtown at the Gardens.

For more

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Starting Aug. 1, the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse will be featured on every new Visit Our Lights specialty license plate sold by Florida’s Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. There is a $25 annual special fee for the plates, in addition to registration fees. Proceeds benefit the Florida Lighthouse Association, a nonprofit that supports the preservation of the state’s lighthouses. Car owners can get the new plate in the 90 days before their renewal date.

The current, original version of the specialty plate, available for purchase since 2008, depicts the striped St. Augustine Lighthouse. The new version showing the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse should be available for at least the next 10 years.

The lighthouse association is a cause worthy of

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This Saturday, August 3rd, the Jupiter Medical Center is hosting their Loggerhead Triathlon at Carlin Park in Jupiter. The race starts at 7 am and the race will include a 3/8th mile ocean swim, 13-mile flat bike ride, and a flat 3.1-mile run.

The Jupiter Medical Loggerhead Triathlon is one of the longest enduring triathlons in Florida. The event dates back to 1985 and people from all over the county and state come to Jupiter to participate in the event. The event has become a must do event for the southeast race circuit in the United States. The triathlon is a USAT sanctioned event.

Awards will be given to the Top 3 overall finishers in each division. Registration is required to participate in the Triathlon, there will be no Race Day registration. The

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This Friday night, the Palm Beach Zoo is hosting their reoccurring summer event, Safari Nights: First Fridays.

On the first Friday of the month, the zoo stays open late for extended hours for you to explore the exhibits, enjoy the new Nature Pavilion, splash around in the interactive play foundation and much more.

This one is the final one of the summer season and the theme for First Friday is Luau. Those who attend and dress up maybe entered to win special prizes. The event starts at 4:30 pm and goes until 9 pm.

Zoo Members receive free admission to Safari Nights. For non-member the price is $19.95 for adults and $13.95 for children ages 3 to 12 years old.

The Palm Beach Zoo is located at 1301 Summit Blvd in West Palm Beach, located within Dreher Park.

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During these beautiful yet hot summer months in South Florida, it’s important to keep your young ones cool. Whether you’re a parent, grandparent, aunt, uncle etc.… there is never a shortage of fun things do to even when the temperature rises. For kids ages 8 years and under here are some fun INDOOR options to try in the Palm Beach Gardens and Jupiter areas! 

Cool Beans

Cool Beans Indoor Playground and Café is an all-encompassing indoor play area for kids and a great place to relax for their accompanying adults. The whole goal for this awesome kid center was to create a “stimulating environment for children and a relaxing, cozy oasis for adults.” Cool Beans is exceptionally designed for the all of the growing and developing steps of children 6

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