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According to Pew Research Center, voters are more enthusiastic about voting this year than in any other midterm election in over 20 years. Still, millions of Americans will not exercise their right to vote today.  Today is the day to get out and make your opinion heard!

 

 

 

 

 

If you live in Palm Beach County, go here to find out where to vote: https://www.pbcelections.org/precinctfinder.aspx

If you live in Martin County, go here to find out where to vote: https://www.martinvotes.com/precinctfinder.aspx

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Just days short of her 16th birthday, a Jupiter area caring young lady named Zoe Loren passed away. Her family and friends knew they lost someone very special.  The bright and generous teen had touched so many lives. To keep her memory and spirit alive the Zoe Loren ‘Make a Difference’ Foundation was established.  

The Zoe Loren Make a Difference Foundation keeps her essence alive through the good works of the foundation. Proceeds from years of 5K fun runs in Jupiter have been able to award scholarships and contribute funds to causes Zoe was zealous about.

Now in its 8th year, the Annual Zoe Loren 'Make A Difference' Foundation 5K Run/Walk will take place at Carlin Park in Jupiter, Florida on Saturday, November 10, 2018.   All proceeds from

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The River Center provides a fun educational opportunity for visitors to learn about the unique Loxahatchee River system, from freshwater Cyprus swamp to the seagrass dominated estuary and marine ecosystems.

If you think you’ve got what it takes to capture the flora and fauna of the unique Florida outdoors, the Loxahatchee River Center is holding an open amateur photo contest until Tuesday, October 16th.

The competition is comprised of two age categories; Youth (17 & under) or General Amateur (18 & up), and will award winners in three content categories; flora, fauna, and human interaction.

Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each category, and winning photographs will be displayed at the River Center and on their website.

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The Loxahatchee River Center is located on the southeast side of Burt Reynolds Park on US1 and features over 6,000 gallons of fresh and saltwater aquariums, interactive kid-friendly exhibits, and even a “touch tank” where children can meet some of Florida’s friendly creatures up close.

From September 1st through May 31st, the Center is open Tuesday – Wednesday 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Thursday – Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. From June 1st through August 31st, the Center is open Tuesday – Saturday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The River Center is a fun, educational opportunity for visitors to learn about the unique Loxahatchee River system, from freshwater Cyprus swamp to the seagrass dominated estuary and marine ecosystems.

Programs offered include a family seine

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The Jupiter Police Department has a notable history of community involvement, and is known for working hard to safeguard the lives and property of residents, businesses, and visitors of this paradise we call home.

Coffee With A Cop is an ongoing community event when residents are invited to meet the Jupiter Police Department officers and enjoy free coffee and donuts. This is an opportunity to discuss local events and ask questions about the Town of Jupiter.

The next Coffee With A Cop will take place on October 11th, 2018 at Jupiter Community Center located at 200 Military Trail at 9:00 AM.

This is free to residents, and no registration is required.

For more information, please call the Jupiter Police Department at 561-746-6201.  

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Bring the family out tonight for a fun night in Abacoa, Abacoa Jupiter Homes for Sale.  Tonight, August 4, 2018,  Steel Pulse will be performing at the  Abacoa Amphitheater, 1260 University Boulevard, Jupiter. Downtown Abacoa in Jupiter has an old school “Main Street” magic and a chill atmosphere. It’s a perfect place to hang out with friends and family for a Saturday night concert.

Steel Pulse is a much-admired reggae band hailing from England.  They formed in 1975 and are considered as one of the most significant British reggae bands. They are critically acclaimed for their political take on music. The band was known for their Rastafarian and protest-minded beliefs. They were also the first non-Jamaican band to receive a Grammy Award for Best

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Palm Beach County's most unique breweries have teamed up with the Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society, 1301 Summit Boulevard, West Palm Beach, in an effort to bring awareness to endangered animals. Sample South Florida's amazing beer from at least 25 local breweries.  On April 07, 2018, Brew at the Zoo 2018, between 5:30PM - 9:00PM, you will have the opportunity to tour the zoo and taste the beers these local area craftsmen have created.

Endangered species are those considered to be at risk of extinction, denotating that there are so few left of their kind that they could disappear from the planet altogether. The Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society understands endangered species are threatened by factors such as habitat loss, hunting,

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Satisfy your sweet tooth one bite at a time.  It's common to crave sugar, and both men and women get sugar cravings for the same reasons. Sugar cravings stem from both physical and psychological causes. Did you know when you eat sugar your brain absorbs more of the amino acid tryptophan from your blood? Your brain uses tryptophan to manufacture serotonin, the neurotransmitter responsible for feelings of comfort and elevated mood. The effect on your mood is the same whether you eat fruit or refined sugar, however, consuming refined sugar can lead to wide swings in blood sugar levels, insulin resistance and nutritional deficiencies.  We all know that treats made with refined sugar don't contain the same healthy nutrients found in fruits.

However,

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When in South Florida and looking for something slightly different to do on a Thursday evening, head on over to the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach. The Norton Museum is hosting Art After Dark every Thursday evening between 5:00pm and 9:00pm.

With the Norton being open in the evening on Thursday nights, you may visit the galleries, appreciate the exhibits, art workshops, lectures and more.  The evenings have a lively “happy hour” vibe through culture and entertainment.

The museum has a mix of contemporary art and art throughout the ages. It features over 7,000 works, with a concentration in American, European, and Chinese art as well as in contemporary art, photography and sculpture gardens.   

The museum will highlight Jean-Michel

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The Florida home of the Scripps Research Institute is located at 130 Scripps Way, Jupiter on the campus of South Florida's Florida Atlantic University Honors College. The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) is one of the world's largest, private, non-profit research organization It is a non-profit biomedical research and education facility.   The main institute is headquartered in San Diego, California.  The Scripps Institute in home to over 3,000 scientists, technicians, graduate students and administrative staff and other staff making it one of the largest non-profit biomedical research institutes in the world.

Scripps Florida focus on basic biomedical research and drug discovery. Researchers using the latest cutting-edge technologies, focus on

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