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On the third Saturday of every month, a group of volunteers from Blue Friends gather together on the beach for a Saturday morning Beach Clean Up on Juno Beach. 

The Clean Up lasts approximately an hour long and all are welcomed to come and help keep our beaches clean. You are asked to bring a bucket and gloves to help collect the debris and trash left on the beach.

Following the Beach Clean Up will be a light breakfast sponsored by Whole Foods Market in Palm Beach Gardens and Another Broken Egg Café in Jupiter. There will also be complimentary coffee by Oceana Coffee.

The next Beach Clean Up is Saturday October 19th at 8:30 am. Following the Beach Clean Up and breakfast there will be a free Deep Blue Yoga class for those wanting to stay and enjoy the

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Typically, every ten years the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse undergoes a fresh new coat of paint. The northern Palm Beach County landmark is set to undergo a fresh coat a red paint this October 21st through November 9th.

Crews will be working to paint the 108-foot lighthouse tower for two weeks. During this time, visitors will be unable to climb the 105 steps to the top to see the incredible views. The Lighthouse tower will also be making some necessary changes to their schedule of activities.

The lighthouse light will go dark during this time and will be wrapped to ensure to stay protected. During the repainting, the property’s Tindall Pioneer Homestead, the Keepers Workshop and the history museum will remain open. During this time, the admission prices will

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Luckily, we live in South Florida where the weather is gorgeous year-round for a barbeque. So, don’t put that grill away.  Barbecuing techniques include smoking, roasting, braising and grilling.  Seems to be the most common and is done over direct, dry heat, usually over a hot fire for a few minutes. Throughout the summer, barbeque picnics are plentiful and a wonderful thing to do with family and friends. Most BBQ’s offer the standard options of hot dogs and hamburgers on the beach, on the boat or near the pool. 

Now that fall has arrived don’t shut down the outdoor kitchen, try something different on the BBQ.  Have you ever tried cauliflower steaks? Cauliflower steaks are delicious and so flavorful with an herb topped sauce.  It is good as an

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach is preparing for another Sea Turtle Release this week.

Howard, an adult male loggerhead sea turtle was found in March near Fort Pierce with an unintentional boat strike to its back flipper, tail and marginal carapace. When the turtle was brought to the center, the wounds appeared to be a few days old. During Howard’s stay, the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center monitored the sea turtle’s progress and gave him antibiotics and fluids.

According to the calendar, Howard’s injuries were completely healed and has been cleared to be released back into the ocean this week.

When: Thursday, October 17th
Time: 10:30 am with pre-release procedures beginning at 10 am
Where: The beach across the street from the

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This October, the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is hosting two events that you should plan on attending.

The historic red lighthouse has been Jupiter’s icon since it was constructed in 1860. The lighthouse grounds are surround by more than 120 acres of native habitat and the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area is a part of the United State National Conservations Lands program. Today, the Loxahatchee River Historical Society manages and preserves the lighthouse and its cultural heritage.

Visit the lighthouse and check out these two popular events.

Lighthouse Sunset Tour: Wednesday, October 9th
Come and climb the 105 steps to the top of the Lighthouse to see the spectacular views of Jupiter and the waterways. You’ll also get a chance to

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Next weekend, The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is hosting their reoccurring Hike Through History event.

Join the Lighthouse staff and your Jupiter neighbors for a 2-mile hike through the 120-acre Outstanding Natural Area on the grounds of the Jupiter Lighthouse. The hike is open to both children ages 5 and up and adults, those 13 years old and younger must be accompanied by an adult 18 years old or older.

The program is designed to explore through nature and discover Jupiter’s history. Hiking gear such as hiker footwear, active wear, a hat and a water bottle or canteen should be worn and carried during the journey.

The tours are weather dependent and the next scheduled Hike Through History is next Saturday, October 5th at 8:30 am to 10:30 am. The

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It will be October in a few days and fall is slowly creeping into the Jupiter area.  Which means several things; the weather becomes idyllic, the holidays are right around the corner, and October is “Breast Cancer Awareness Month”. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women, second only to skin cancer. According to the 2019 U.S. Breast Cancer Statistics issued by Breastcancer.org an estimated 268,600 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the U.S., along with 62,930 new cases of non-invasive (in situ) breast cancer. About 2,670 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in men in 2019.

Health, wellness and community centers in South Florida are hosting informational, activities

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Living in Jupiter means life on the water. Even with Fall here there is still great boating and beach weather.

Here are a couple convenient places in Jupiter where you can launch your boat.

Waterway Park

Where: 3630 Indiantown Road Jupiter, Florida 33477

Waterway Park is a convenient location to quickly and easily launch your boat. The hours of this park are from sunrise to sunset. Some of the amenities that you can enjoy when utilizing Waterway Park include: 3 boat launching ramps which are free to the public but a boat trailer parking permit is required and they can be purchased for $10 on-site. A kayak and canoe launching site, clean and private restrooms, pier fishing and staging and floating docks that are 40ft each with a boat basin

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Stuart, Florida, known as the “Sailfish Capital of the World” is a city on the water in Martin County. Stuart is located on Florida’s Southeast coast and because if its location along the banks of the St. Lucie River and Eastern point of the Okeechobee waterways many sailfish are found in the waters.

In 2016, the Coastal Living Magazine gave Stuart the prestigious “America’s Happiest Seaside Town” award in 2016. Stuart was also named by the Smithsonian Magazine the “#3 Must Visit Small Town”, “America’s Most Beautiful Small Town” and “Top Ten Beach Towns In Florida” by the Huffington Post.

Along Se Ocean Boulevard and the surrounding streets, you’ll find plenty of local shops, boutiques, restaurants, cafes, museums, art galleries and much more. Stuart is

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Peanut Island is not only great for swimming, snorkeling and fishing, but you can camp on this beautiful eighty-acre park too.

Peanut Island is located in the Intracoastal Waterway near the Lake Worth Inlet, close to Phil Foster Park, the city of Riviera Beach and the Port of Palm Beach. If you do not have your own transportation to the Island, don’t fret, the Peanut Island Shuttle Boat can get you there. The shuttle runs 7 days a week every 20 minutes from 10:00am – 5:00pm.

The Island offers seventeen campsites that include a tent pad, grill and picnic table. There are restrooms and hot indoor showers, as well as a large fire ring. For a single campsite, it is $31.64 per night and for an extended campsite, it is $63.28 per night. Reservations

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