Waterfront

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The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum has planned the 2nd Annual Maritime Festival “Sea Fest for Kid in Jupiter.  This Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Plenty of oceanic themed fun, adventures and land based activities and demonstrations. 

Enjoy a family day on the “waterfront with sea-inspired education & adventures for kids to celebrate the Jupiter’s areas coastal heritage and history. Meet a real Mermaid and a Pirate or two on their Pirate ship. An unforgettable day filled with history and maritime demonstrations, music, arts & crafts, food and a treasure of activities awaits your family.”

The daytime festival for families will feature energetic characters from Jupiter’s past, including Lighthouse Keepers, pioneers

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The French Canadian singer, Celine Dion, has extended her Las Vegas residency.  This will extend her contract to perform 70 shows a year at The Colosseum in Caesars Palace through 2019.

The superstar’s 22,775 square-feet, Bahamian style oceanfront home has been on the market since August of 2013.  The estate is situated on 6 acres of prime Jupiter Island real estate.  The home features 13 bedrooms and 14 bathrooms and 6 half baths.  Initially the property was listed for $72.5 million in 2013.  A year later, the residence was reduced to $62.5 million and more recently, it was reduced to $45.5 million.  Further reduction has brought the listing price down to $38,500,000.00.

The South Florida home (see here) boasts one of the longest beachfront

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This weekend in sunny Delray Beach, Florida is the 28th Annual Downtown Delray Beach Festival of the Arts. This art show has been among the top ranking art festivals in the nation. 

The Downtown Delray Beach Festival of the Arts offers its spectators an incredible variety of art. You will see stunning paintings in oil, acrylic, watercolor and mixed media. Sculptures of wood, clay, glass and more will amaze you. Artisan jewelry, textiles, photography and other home décor are also a major part of the display. Not only is the art mesmerizing but also the backdrop of where you will be shopping is even more incredible. The art festival winds its way throughout the streets of Delray Beach and guests will have an endless view of sandy beaches and blue ocean

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Bring the kids out to the Mangrove Exhibit at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach for a day of feeding the wildlife! Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 3 in the afternoon the fish feeding takes place. 

Guests will get to take a tour through the Mangrove Exhibit, which is a beautiful display of Florida’s coastal ecosystems. You will learn about the importance of estuaries, mangrove islands, and the symbiotic relationships between these animals and their environments. The best part of the demonstration is the feeding! The staff of educated professionals at Loggerhead Marinelife Center will show guests how to feed different animals within the aquarium, from sea anemones to fish and even corals. 

This program is FREE and all guests are

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Taking place every Sunday in Jupiter is the Green and Artisan Market. An amazing farmers market brimming with homemade goods, artisan products, hand picked, locally grown fruits and vegetables, delicious dishes and incredible flowers. 

The Juptier Green and Artisan Market is known for its unique location and unique assortment of food and products. It takes place under the Indiantown Road Bridge and winds its way near Harbouside Place. Overlooking the water and with live music flowing through the air, the green market is a great destination for a relaxed Sunday afternoon with family or friends. 

“Visit the Jupiter Green Market for a unique line up of vendors displaying a wide assortment of produce, specialty foods, baked goods, women's accessories, home,

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Calling all kids who love to help animals, the Junior Vet Lab Program offered at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is for you! This fun and interactive program takes place at the Loggerhead Marine Life Center in Juno Beach, and aims to educate kids 12 years of age and under about the science behind rehabilitating and releasing turtles back into their natural habitat. 

The program is made super fun with “Dr. Logger,” one of the educated volunteers at Loggerhead, leads the program. The program happens daily for about 30 minutes and walks the kids through the center talking about everyone from rescue to release. The day starts with a role-played phone call to Dr. Logger over the walkie talkie with the kids, asking them to come to the beach to help an

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Have you ever wanted to see a manatee in its natural environment? This is your chance! The Mangroves and Manatees tours at the Jupiter Outdoor Center get you up close and personal with the gentle giants that populate our warm Floridian waters. 

Take an adventure with your friends and family by exploring the mangrove islands throughout the Intracoastal Waterways of Jupiter. The tours take you throughout these mangrove islands to spot the sweet manatees swimming below the surface. Depending on the tide and weather the tours take place at different locations and times of day. You may find yourself exploring around the Jupiter Lighthouse, near the Indiantown Bridge, off of Jupiter Island or even Pelican Island. So, even if you’ve done this tour before you

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The Jupiter River Center is a fun destination for locals or tourists.The River Center offers its guests amazing facilities with live aquatic tanks, interactive exhibits, and a touch tank that represents the ecosystem of the Loxahatchee River, from freshwater cypress swamps to sea grass estuaries to marine bionetworks. 

“The center provides a fun, educational opportunity for school children, adults, visitors, and long-time residents to learn about Florida’s first National Wild and Scenic River.” And their mission “is to foster a sense of environmental stewardship for the Loxahatchee River’s diverse watershed with quality education programs, exhibits and meaningful events.”

Every Saturday from 2pm-3pm the Jupiter River Center staff hosts a tour

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This Saturday, December 3rd in the evening is a two-hour kayak and paddleboard tour at the Jupiter Inlet Aquatic Preserve. The tour begins before dusk so you can cruise leisurely through the Intracoastal Waterway as the sunsets and the stars come out. 

On this unique tour of Jupiter’s waterways you will get an upclose look at the Jupiter Lighthouse, mangrove islands, estuaries, and the inlet. You will see an abundance of native wildlife like gentle manatees, turtles, fish, pelicans and sometimes even a dolphin. As the night falls, you will get to stargaze with your naked eye and see all that the Jupiter night sky has to offer. 

Launch times for these tours vary based on the time of year and the sunset. All of the gear will be included and guests

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The Jupiter Lighthouse Museum is offering a program called “Hike Through History.” This fun and educational program allows guests to discover the topography and natural history of Jupiter’s national conservation land and historical sites.  

You will hike 2 miles across the 120 acre Jupiter Lighthouse natural area that is full of beautiful landscape and wildlife. An educated guide will explain different species of animals and plants as well as the history and topography of the land. The hike begins at the flagpole beneath the lighthouse and ventures throughout the natural area. You will be able to overlook the serene Intracoastal Waters, hike up hills and through the wooded areas. 

The next Hike Through History will take place December 3 at 8:30am

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