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The River Center in Jupiter collaborates with the US Coast Guard Auxiliary several times a year to provide a series of Boating Safety Classes. The classes are targeted to attract young boaters in our community, however the class welcomes all ages who want to learn the importance of safety on the water.

The classes are put together through the sponsorship of the AustinBlu Foundation, a non-profit aimed to raise awareness and to promote educational programs and classes for boating safety.

The class will be held this Saturday, June 16th at The River Center in Jupiter.  The class will take place in a classroom in a lecture style learning. The State of Florida requires that any person born after January 1, 1988 who wishes to operate a vessel of 10 horsepower or

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Recently, news media outlets like Forbes and 24/7 Wall Street have published articles galore about the incredible growth of South Florida, particularly Palm Beach County. The area is booming with business development and many are choosing to relocate for the low tax rates and sunny beaches.

Florida's low estate, corporate and capital gains taxes provide a business-friendly atmosphere that is rewarding to employees. More than 70 financial services with firms in the Northeast including SkyBridge and Universa Investments have moved to South Florida for the benefits. By moving to Palm Beach County from New York, for example, someone making $1 million a year could save $100,000 in city and state taxes alone, according to the Business Development Board.

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Father's Day is right around the corner and it's time to start thinking about where to take dad. With hundreds of restaurant options in Palm Beach County, it can be a little hard to decide on the right one. Let us help with our list of 10 favorite spots that are all offering sweet deals for our awesome dads this Sunday. Check these out:

The Beauty & The Beeeef

This fun, quirky new restaurant wants your father to say the secret password "Han Solo" on Sunday for 50% off lunch or dinner. This spot is truly all about the beef with their gourmet burgers like the "Epic burger"- a quadruple beef patty, cream brie, smoked bacon, melted peanut butter, porto mushroom sauce, and crowned with a fried KatKat on a brioche bun. 

10300 W. Forest Hill Blvd.,

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This Saturday, June 9th, is the "March for the Ocean"- an international event inspiring people to protect the waters that connect us all.

According to the M4O website, the march is a public statement to stand united against plastics, petrochemicals, "and other polluted runoff that is poisoning our drinking water and coastal seas and putting our health and economies at risk; we’ll march for clean energy - for economic, job-generating safe alternatives to offshore oil drilling and spilling; we’ll march for neighborhoods and communities endangered by rising seas, intensified hurricanes, historic flooding and other calamities exacerbated by carbon and other greenhouse gas pollutants. We’ll march in support of science that is funded, respected and

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The River Center in Jupiter is hosting the 5th Annual Jr. Angler Fishing Tournament beginning this Saturday, June 2nd, running through Saturday, July 14th. Anglers will have six weeks to accumulate points in this fun and unique catch-and-release tournament.

All anglers have to do to keep their score is get photographed with the fish they catch and then submit it online. Registration is open throughout the tournament so anyone can join in and try to get the most points over the six weeks.

Contest points are added not only by the number of fish caught, but also the number of different species caught. The purpose of this is to "encourage contestants to spend time throughout the summer exploring the diversity of habitats and fish species in our Palm

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Hobe Sound is centrally located on Florida’s Atlantic Coast between Stuart and Jupiter in Martin County. The small town is home to some of the most beautiful beaches, parks, championship golf courses, highly rated schools, excellent restaurants and nature spots in the state.

Located in Hobe Sound is the Jonathan Dickinson State Park. The park features a variety of recreational and outdoor activities, such as camping, hiking, fishing, equestrian trails, wildlife viewing, boating, and much more. As well as many local parks such as Greenfield Park, Zeus Park, William G “Doc” Myers Park, Jimmy Graham Park, and Peck Lake Park, which all offer many recreational and outdoor activities throughout the week and monthly Food Truck Invasions.

Hobe Sound is home to

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Jonathan Dickinson State Park is a Florida State Park in Martin County settled between Tequesta and Hobe Sound. Located just five miles north of Jupiter, the park features a variety of natural habitats, mangroves, river swamps, and wildlife among its 16 natural communities. The Loxahatchee River, Florida’s first federally designated scenic and wild river, runs through the middle of the park.

The park got its name after a Quaker merchant named Jonathan Dickinson who was shipwrecked off the coast in 1696. During the second World War, the park’s location was home to the Camp Murphy Army Base for the Southern Signal Corps School. The barracks are still visible and remain in the park today. The property was transferred from the United States Government to the

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This Saturday, May 19th, people all over the country will head to the coastlines to participate in the International Hands Across the Sand event. 

Hands Across the Sand was invented 8 years ago to encourage clean energy and clean water. It's a day of action uniting coastal residents, business owners and beachgoers against offshore drilling according to Diane Buhler, organization founder. Thanks to Florida's multi-billion dollar tourism industry that is dependent upon our white sand beaches, the state is exempt from any U.S. offshore drilling. Still, many people participate in the event to show solidarity for our marine environment.

Four organizations in Palm Beach and Martin Counties are hosting the event along with a beach clean up at our local

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The Royal Palm Beach Seafood Festival is back and is going to the be held this Saturday, May 19th and Sunday, May 20th at the Royal Palm Beach Commons. The Commons is a 167-acre park with a large grass area and surrounded by water. The festival was formally held in downtown West Palm Beach for the last couple of years and this year the festival has relocated and added another day to the event.

The festival this year will not be a two-day event featuring some of the best and freshest seafood in South Florida featuring lobster, crabs, fish, shrimp, oysters, and much more. There will be a variety of seafood dishes and also a variety of non-seafood dishes to choose from.

The festival will also have live music from bands and tribute bands, entertainment,

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The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is hosting their popular Hike Through History this Saturday May 5th.

The hike includes a 2-mile journey through the 120-acre Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Natural Conservation Area to discover the history and nature of the historic Jupiter site. The site is just one of three natural sites in the United States that is protected by the Bureau of Land Management’s National Conservation Lands Programs. Tuesday, May 8th the Natural Conservation Area turns 10 years old and the Lighthouse is hosting several events to celebrate such as fishing, art, and photography. Click here to view the activities.

The hike welcomes adult and children, the minimum age for children is 5 years old and children 13 and under must be accompanied by

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