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This weekend join the group of Blue Friends for a monthly Beach Clean Up in Juno Beach. The Beach Clean Ups are on the third Saturday of every month.

You are asked to bring your own bucket and garden gloves to collect the trash and help keep our beaches clean. The beaches of Juno Beach is one of the world’s most populated sea turtle nesting spots and where sea turtles call home.

The cleanup will begin at 8:30 am and last approximately an hour. Following the cleanup, a light breakfast will be sponsored by Dunkin’ Donuts and there will be free coffee provided by Oceana Coffee. The cleanup will be cancelled if there is severe weather in the area.

To participate in the Beach Cleanup, RSVP to Lynne at bluefriends@marinelife.org.

Beach Clean Up Details:
When:

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center is hosting their reoccurring monthly Ocean Explorers After Dark event for kids this Friday night.

Come and experience the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center after hours for a engaging opportunity and hands on experience for children to explore and experience the Loggerhead Marinelife Center. The program is geared toward children ages 6 to 10 years old and each month the program will feature a different unique theme.

The night includes a tour of the Outdoor Sea Turtle Hospital, a chance to participate in interactive games and lessons and pizza. The event is a drop-off event only and the drop off time starts at 5:30 pm to 6 pm and pick up time is from 9 pm to 9:30 pm.

The cost is $35 dollars per child. To

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center is hosting their first ever Hike20 this January. Hike20 will set foot on the ocean to lake hiking trail section of the Florida Trail.

Those who participate will join Hiking Trail Experts from the Florida Trail Association and the Loggerhead Marinelife Center Staff on a 3-day, 2-night excursion.

During the journey, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center staff Biologist and the Loxahatchee Chapter will guide guests through some of the most iconic ecosystems in South Florida.

The 3-day, 2-night excursion is Friday, January 24th through Sunday, January 26th. Those who wish to participate must register in advance and will meet at the Everglades Youth Conservation Camp before boarding onto a shuttle to the trailheads to begin the

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It's that time again for the 2020 Stuart Boat Show. The annual boat show is the largest Boat Show on Florida’s Treasure Coast.

This year, The Stuart Boat Show has been named as one of the “Top 20 Events” in the Southeast by the Southeast Tourism Society. The Stuart Boat Show is the premier event for the area. The Martin County Office of Tourism submitted to be considered with the Marine Industry Association of the Treasure Coast, the organizer of the popular event.  The best events in the Southeastern part of the country compete every year to be featured in the “Top 20 Events” and this year, the Stuart Boat Show has once again made the list.

The Stuart Boat Show features more than 175 local, national and international exhibitors displaying hundreds of

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The annual Winter Equestrian Festival starts this January at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington. Wellington is the home to the world’s premier winter equestrian event every year.

Each year participates range in age from 2 years old to 70 years old and more than 6,000 horses compete for more than a half a billion dollars. The Winter Equestrian Festival starts in early January and ends in late March. During the course of the three months, the festival is the longest and largest running horse show that sees some of the best riders of their class. Riders come from all 50 states and more than 52 countries and feature adult amateurs, juniors, children and Olympians.

The Palm Beach International Equestrian Center is considered to be one

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This weekend, the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is hosting their Hike Through History event.

The Hike Through History includes a 2-mile journey through the lighthouse’s 120 acres Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area. Along the way, guests will learn about the history that was shaped by nature.

The program is open to adults and children. Children must be accompanied by an adult and be at least 5 years old. Hiker footwear, active wear clothing, a hat and a full water bottle are recommended for the Hike. The Hike starts at the Museum’s flagpole and the event is weather dependent.

Admission is free but you are asked to reserve your spot due to limited space. To RSVP, click here.

Hike Through History Details:
When: Saturday, January 4th

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Every Friday morning during the month of January, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is hosting their reoccurring popular Hammock Hike. The Hammock Hike is in honor of Gopher Tortoise Day on April 10th where the center will be leading the hike through Loggerhead Park.

The Hammock Hike includes members of the Loggerhead Marinelife Center staff leading a hike through the park to explore the Gopher tortoise habitat, to learn more about tortoises and maybe even see one along the journey. The Gopher tortoises are keystone species and have a huge impact on the ecosystem they live in. Today, the Gopher tortoise population is declining due to habitat loss, morality and illness.

The Loggerhead Marinelife Center is sampling and tagging the tortoises in Loggerhead

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The Palm Beach International Polo Season started this December 29th and last until mid-April 2020. Thousands of equestrians and Polo lovers flock to Palm Beach County’s Wellington every year to see some of the best Polo matches in the world.

Wellington is known as the Equestrian Capital of the world and the most popular destination for the Equestrian lifestyle. The Palm Beach International Polo Club and the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center are both located in Wellington.

Polo is one of the oldest equestrian sports and is a game played between two teams. Each team member uses a mallet to drive a wooden ball down the field to score points. The Polo Matches are played in Wellington every December 29th through the middle of April. Tickets are

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The holidays are a delightful time with lots of celebrations.  The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is partnering with Palm Beach County Law Enforcementto share the message and remind the public about the dangers of drunk driving. 

This New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2019, law enforcement will participate in the high-visibility national enforcement campaign, “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over”. During this time, local law enforcement will show zero tolerance for drunk driving. Increased state and national messages about the dangers of driving impaired, coupled with enforcement and increased officers on the road, aim to drastically reduce drunk driving on our Palm Beach County roadways.

Alcohol

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Lilly Pulitzer’s iconic Beach Bash Palm Beach is back again for the 14th year with saving sea turtles on the agenda and colorful Palm Beach style as the dress code!

Palm Beach hostess and socialite Lilly Pulitzer once said, “If you don’t have any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.” Benefiting The Sea Turtle Hospital and Loggerhead Marinelife Center, Beach Bash Palm Beach is Lilly Pullitzer’s largest annual charity event.

Since Lilly Pulitzer’s festive shift dresses started with a juice stand, this year’s theme is “squeeze the day”! On Saturday, Dec. 28, from 8 p.m. to midnight, over 700 philanthropic influencers will spend a beautiful evening at The Beach Club on Palm Beach for one of the most anticipated celebrations

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