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Bring your dog to the beach. Welcome to Jupiter in North Palm Beach County where well behaved dogs and their conscientious owners are welcome on a 2 ½ mile stretch of magnificent beach! The beach that permits dogs starts at Beach Marker #25 located at Marcinski Road and proceeds north to Beach Marker #60.  Dogs are not allowed south of #25 in Juno Beach towards the pier. In Addition, crossover #43 is handicap accessible! Having dogs on the beach is a privilege, not a right. 

Please help keep the existing Town of Jupiter policy in effect by following these commonsense rules.

-        Keep dogs on leash or under control, always supervised. Always keep your pet on a leash from the car to the beach, around small children, at the water fountains

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Every April, National Park Week is from April 17 to 25! During this time, the National Park Foundation celebrates America's natural park treasures. National Park Week is a time to explore amazing places, discover stories of history and culture. To find the national parks in your area, please visit find your park.

Did you know the Sunshine State has 10 National Park designated areas?  Visit the 10 parks here. Southeast Florida is home to America's Everglades. It is the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States. The Everglades span from Orlando south to Key West, including West Palm Beach.  It is a massive area.

Everglades National Park protects an unparalleled landscape that provides important habitat for numerous rare and endangered

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach has added a new event to their calendar this week. Join the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center and their biologists on a local kayaking excursion and explore the diverse coastal ecosystems of Florida.

Kayakers will learn about the local flora and fauna as well as gain insight into the importance of the delicate ecosystems in our waters and our community.

Eco- Tour Kayak Paddle Details

When: Friday, April 23rd

Time: 12 pm to 2 pm

The cost is $40 dollars per person which includes the experience and a two-person kayak and gear rental. Those who wish to bring their own kayak, the cost is $25 dollars. Spots are limited and registration is required to attend. To register, click here for

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The City of Boynton Beach is presenting a Kinetic Art outdoor exhibit. It is geared to really “move” you! The City of Boynton Beach offers a FREE display of kinetic art by 17 brilliant sculptors through the end of 2021. Check out these fascinating mobile works of art. This exhibit is along 100 East Ocean Avenue in Boynton Beach and includes three permanent, fixed sculptures.

The definition of kinetic art is art, such as sculpture or collection, having mechanical parts which can be set into motion. This one-of-a-kind kinetic art experience offering outdoor and indoor kinetic artworks, interactive installations, art, technology displays and meet/greet with international artists. 

The Boynton Beach Art in Public Places program commissioned the

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Every week, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center hosts several events for the public to learn more about sea turtles and the center’s rehabilitation and research efforts through their sea turtle hospital and rehabilitation center. The events are open to the public and the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is one of northern Palm Beach County most popular attractions. On Saturday mornings, the center hosts a Kids Fishing Program aimed for children ages 8 through 12.

During the program, the younger fishermen will learn the basic techniques for fishing from the Juno Beach Pier including knot tying, casting, fish handling, and the proper catch and release techniques. In addition, the fishing skills learned, participants will learn how to be ethical anglers and will

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The Town of Jupiter is always looking for ways to help our town and our environment. Recently, Town officials have installed four clean up station at four local parks to help nature and the environment by reducing the amount of litter and debris.

Jupiter has partnered with the Beach Bucket Foundation as part of their 2021/2022 Strategic Plan. The mission of the Beach Bucket Foundation is the create awareness and community involvement in helping the preservation of our beaches and ocean.

The Town Council identified clean up areas and activities along the waterfront and park as one of their initiatives this year. In partnership, the town installed four clean up stations at four local parks and waterfront areas for the public to help with the

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Outdoor dining is one of the many things that makes living in Palm Beach County so fun and you can find some of the best of it at Guanabana’s in Jupiter.  All seating is “al fresco” and in a tropical tiki-themed waterfront venue. Sitting directly on the Intracoastal Waterway enjoy everything from fresh seafood to awesome live music.  Guanabanas truly is a "taste of paradise" and has been named “Florida’s Top Waterfront Bar” by the website Onlyinyourstate.com.

Guanabanas provides patrons with an extraordinary outdoor dining experience.  Experience a delicious lunch or dinner, or just cocktails and music in tropical forest themed eatery.  The atmosphere cannot be beat.  The outdoor eatery uses exotic and local area plants, trees, and foliage to

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On select Saturdays and Sundays, The River Center in Jupiter teams up with the US Coast Guard Auxiliary “Flotilla 52” to provide Boating Safety Classes targeted for young boaters in our community. The class is aimed for young boaters, but all boaters are welcomed to join and learn more about the safety on the water.

The classes are taught in a lecture style and the classes are provided to the community through a generous sponsorship by the AustinBlu Foundation. The foundation is a non-profit dedicated to raising awareness and promoting educational programs to enhance boater safety.

The Boating Safety Course will be this Saturday and Sunday, April 17th and 18th. The two-day course will be completely virtual and can be taken from anywhere. The course

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For six brown pelicans, freedom was only a few flaps of their wings away. Two adult and four juvenile pelicans were released back into the wild last week by Busch Wildlife Sanctuary.  Busch Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife hospital and education center headquartered in the Town of Jupiter since 1983.

For nearly two months, the pelicans were patients at the sanctuary's wildlife hospital. Some had been treated for injuries incurred after they became entangled in fishing gear. The others were treated for exhaustion because of migration.

The pelicans were transported to the beach at Carlin Park in small carriers, one bird per carrier. As soon as their doors were opened the pelicans immediately flew due east, landing softly on the flat, calm,

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If you are looking for a break in Southeast Florida from the kids, or even your parents, a getaway may be the answer.  COVID-19 has everyone on each other’s last nerve. A romantic retreat may be the answer.  Although there are plenty of great resorts in Palm Beach County, this may require a few more miles between yourself and your dependents.

There is an incredible adults-only all-inclusive resort in the Florida Keys that is rumored to be the ultimate romantic escape. Each spacious bungalow includes a private verandah with a soaking tub, as well as a flat-screen smart TV and a comfy bed with a pillowtop mattress. Dine at one of six on-site restaurants, take a yoga class on the beach, or float out on the bay in a private tiki boat. Featuring

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