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Join the River Center to Celebrate Earth Day and participate in the Great American Clean Up this Saturday, April 27th. Every month the Friends of Jupiter Beach have been organizing beach clean ups on the first Saturday of every month since 1994 and this month the cleanups are focused on our public areas.

This Saturday the Clean Up is part of the Great American Cleanup. The cleanup is a few hours long and the clean up includes a massive removal of litter and illegal dumping in our public areas, roadways, beaches, parks, neighborhoods and schools. The cleanups demonstrate our responsibility to make an effort to make Palm Beach County beautiful and clean.

For the cleanup be sure to wear long sleeves and closed toed shoes and bring a bucket and gloves to

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Several times a year, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center hosts their Paint N Drink parties. The Paint with a Purpose events benefit the ocean conservation and sea turtle research and rehabilitation center.

Paint N Drink is a mobile painting party planner that aims to bring fun and entertainment to everyone, no artistic experience is required to participate.

All are welcomed to attend and the class costs $25 dollars plus tax, per person. The cost of the class covers all of the supplies needed and the instructions of what will be painted. On Friday, the work of art will be creating painted wine glasses or draft glasses. The artwork to be painted is a sunset piece, and feel free to create your own sunset design on the glass.

You are allowed to bring your

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This Saturday is the last Green Market in downtown West Palm Beach until the fall. Since October, the waterfront of West Palm Beach hosted their weekly Green Market every Saturday for the past 24 years.

The Green Market has been the ideal place to gather fresh foods and local goods from more than 90 vendors and this Saturday, April 20th is the last Green Market until October 6th. The local vendors offer a variety of special foods, fresh local produce, plants, herbs, spices, gourmet foods, baked goods, home made crafts, artwork and much more.

The market runs from 9 am to 1 pm and since Saturday is the last one until October, the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability will be giving away free trees on a first come first serve basis. The free trees are

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The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is hosting two Lighthouse tours this week. This Wednesday, April 17th, the lighthouse is hosting their reoccurring Lighthouse Sunset Tour and on Friday, April 19th the lighthouse is hosting their Lighthouse Moonrise Tour.

Lighthouse Sunset Tour:
Climb to the top of the lighthouse this Wednesday night and take in the spectacular view of Jupiter, the ocean and the incredible Florida sunset. You will event get a change to you’re the Lighthouse Watch room and watch the lighthouse turn on and illuminate the sky. The tours are weather permitting, and children must be 48 inches tall to climb the 105 steps to the top of the lighthouse. Tickets are $20 dollars per person and $15 dollars for Lighthouse Members. Children

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The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary “Flotilla 52” and The Loxahatchee River Center in Jupiter get together a few times a year to provide boating safety courses. The classes are aimed for young boaters, but all are welcomed to attend who wish to learn more about boating and water safety.

The classes are provided by the AustinBlu Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness and promote educational programs and water safety.

The class is free, however there is a $10-dollar deposit required to hold and reserve a spot. The deposit will be returned in full at the end of the class.
The next class is Saturday, April 20th at The Loxahatchee River Center in Jupiter. The State of Florida requires that anyone who wishes to operate a

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Every Monday the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach hosts weekly events for all ages. The sea turtle research and rehabilitation center is one of Florida’s most unique non-profit destinations that focuses on ocean conservation and sea turtles. Every day the center hosts events for all ages to help educate the public.

This Monday, April 15th, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is hosting three reoccurring events.

Living Beaches: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Living Beaches is an hour-long program that will discuss the many sea creatures and Marinelife of Florida’s coastal ecosystems and their journeys along the way. These eco tour provide guest with a hands-on experience that aims to create a lasting impression on the environment and the steps to protect

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Registration is now open for the 8th Annual Run 4 The Sea 2019. The run supports the Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s mission of ocean conservation and sea turtle research and rehabilitation.

The run is a timed 4 mile run along A1A in Juno Beach and Jupiter. The race is Saturday, June 15th and is open to all runners and walkers who wish to participate. In addition to the 4-mile run there will be a 1-mile Kids Fun Run that will start at 8:15 am after the 4-mile run has started. The cost of the 1-Mile Kids Run is $20 dollars and it includes a child’s t-shirt and a finishers medal. Parents can either cheer on their child along the run or join in on the run for no additional charge.

The 4-mile Run 4 The Seas starts on Saturday, June 15th at 7 am. Awards

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The Sea Turtle Research and Rehabilitation Center has recently broken ground on their new 27,000 square foot expansion.

The Center’s new expansion will have more opportunities to educate the public and students, more opportunities for research and more space for the sea turtles rehabilitation progress. On Wednesday, April 3rd the center broke ground in front of more than 300 people in Juno Beach. The expansion is set to take three years.

The Loggerhead Marinelife Center has raised more than $12 million dollars for the expansion through their Waves of Progress campaign. The center is continuing to raise money for the expansion and has now raised their goal to $20 million dollars.

With the expansion, the Marinelife Center is committed to providing more

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Every Tuesday and Thursday the Pontiki boat sets out for a Sunset Cruise along the intracoastal waterways of Jupiter.

The pontoon Pontiki boat features a friendly captain that takes you to some of the best sightseeing spots in our area and stops along the way to find a perfect spot to watch the sunset over the water.

The sunset cruise take place on the boat Shaka, the newest and largest of the Pontiki fleet. The boat is a floating event venue that features all of the fun and Pontiki amenities including couches, a full bathroom, and can accommodate 40 guests. While on the sunset cruise you can bring your own drinks and snacks or enjoy their complimentary beverages.

The cruise includes complimentary beverages of water, beer, soda and water, sightseeing,

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The entertainment, lifestyle and shopping center is getting a new name. CityPlace will now be known as Rosemary Square.

According to a recent press release, CityPlace is set to undergo a five-year, $550 million dollars renovation that will transform CityPlace from the retail and entertainment center to a vibrant destination and community center.

The new 72-acre Rosemary Square will offer more retail, new hotel, more art and cultural programs and more residences. Over the weekend, the new main street area was debuted and is now on display on Rosemary Avenue between Okeechobee Blvd and Hibiscus street.

The new main street will feature wider and curb less sidewalks, new landscaping and much more. The renovations will completely transform CityPlace as we

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