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The River Center in Jupiter teams up several times a year with the United States Coast Guard for a Boating Safety Class. The safety class is aimed to promote safety on the water and when operating a boat. The class is aimed for children, teens and young adults but all are welcomed to attend.

The class is taught by the US Coast Guard Auxiliary “Flortilla 52” in a lecture style class. The State of Florida’s Fish and Wildlife Conservation requires that any person wishing to operate a vessel of 10 horsepower or more and is born after January 1st, 1988 must complete and pass a boater safety course.

The class is free to attend but a $10 dollar deposit is required to hold your spot and will be refunded when the class is completed. The classes are sponsored by

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On select nights during the week, the ultimate party boat goes on a relaxing Sunset Cruise along the intracoastal waterways of Jupiter.

The Pontiki, is a local company that features a series of pontoon boats that feature a friendly captain that takes guest on a tour to some of the best sightseeing areas in and around Jupiter. The Pontiki boats are perfect for large groups, birthdays, special events or just a friendly sunset cruise.

On Tuesday’s and Thursday’s, the Sunset Cruise departs from Harbourside Place in Jupiter. Guests will board one of their newest and largest boats, the Shaka. The floating party features a full restroom, couches for seating and can accommodate up to 41 guests. On the journey, there is complimentary beverages of water, soda and

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The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is hosting a new event this January for everyone to attend.

On Thursday, January 23rd, the iconic Jupiter Lighthouse is hosting a Black Light LichenTour. National Lichen Specialist will take guests and visitors on a nighttime tour along the trails of the Outstanding Natural Area and the Lighthouse and Museum grounds.

A lichen is a slow growing plant that typically forms leaflike or branch growth on trees, walls and rocks. Lichens come in many shapes, sizes and colors. When a black light is shined on a lichen, the lichen glows in neon colors making it a truly luminary event.

Tour Details:
When: Thursday, January 23rd
Time: 7 pm to 8 pm
Location: The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, 500 Captain’s Armours Way in

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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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Come and celebrate the Palm Beach lifestyle at the Lilly Pulitzer’s Beach Bash that helps support and benefit the Sea Turtle Hospital at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center.

The Loggerhead Marinelife Center and the friends at Lilly Pulitzer have partnered together for the ultimate Beach Bash party. The annual Beach Bash is now its 14th year and is one of Lilly Pulitzer’s largest annual charity event.

The theme this year is Squeeze the Day, because the fashion brand Lilly Pulitzer once started as a juice stand. The bright and colorful patterned outfits and designs were founded by the former Palm Beach resident Lilly Pulitzer in 1959. The Pulitzer family owned several Florida citrus orange groves and Lilly opened a juice stand on Worth Avenue in Palm Beach.

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This weekend, head to the Riverwalk Plaza in Jupiter for the inaugural Toast to the Coast hosted by Teach the Beach Foundation.

The Toast to the Coast will help benefit the ocean and environment conservation. Many outreach and learning programs will be present from many of our local environmental conversation non-profits and organizations.

The event will feature local Food Trucks and live music from Jakob Takos and Kevin O Live. There will also be shopping, entertainment and much more.

Teach the Beach Foundation is a no profit organization whose mission is to create awareness and educate the public on ways to help conserve our local oceans and environment.

Tickets range in price and a VIP ticket that includes early entry, unlimited beverages, exclusive

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On the third Saturday of every month, a large group from Blue Friends and the public get together and hosts their monthly Beach Clean Up.

The Beach Clean Up takes place along the beaches of Juno Beach. The Clean Up last approximately an hour and you are asked to bring gardening gloves, buckets and sun protection to help participate.

Following the Beach Clean Up, there will be a light breakfast sponsored by Whole Foods Market in Palm Beach Gardens and complimentary coffee by Oceana Coffee.

The Beach Clean Up’s are to help to keep our beaches clean that thousands of sea turtles gather and nest along the shores of Juno Beach. By keeping the beaches clean, the sea turtle nests and sea turtles can stay strong and heathy.

Beach Clean Up Details:
When: Saturday,

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Join the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum for their Annual Rendezvous at the Light fundraiser to help benefit the lighthouse.

The annual waterfront fundraiser is back for another year and this year the event plans to be better than ever. The fundraiser is the biggest fundraiser held at the Jupiter Lighthouse and the proceeds go towards helping to lighthouse run and operate, help to preserve the heritage site and help to promote more educational programs.

Top area restaurants and breweries get together for one night to bring delicious food and drinks to the event. In addition to the great food and drinks, there will be a spectacular silent auction, live music and entertainment and much more.

Tickets are required to attend the event and are $100 dollars

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On Monday’s, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center hosts new Living Beaches event. Join the Marinelife Center staff and you local neighbors to learn about our beaches.

The hour-long interactive course will discuss the Florida’s coastal ecosystems and will discover how sea turtles make their way onto Juno Beach, one of the world’s most populated sea turtle nesting location in the world.

The tours and presentations provide visitors with a hands on experience while creating a lasting impression that connects the environment with the importance of protecting it.

The cost is free to attend and is geared towards those 12 years old and older.

The next Living Beaches is this Monday, November 4th at 10:30 am to 11:30 am.

To register, click here.

The Loggerhead

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