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For the entire summer, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is hosting their Evening Guided Tours on Tuesday’s through Friday’s. The program was added to their calendar last year and has been extremely popular.

The Evening Tours gives visitors the ultimate experience during a special after-hours tour of the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center. The tours are led by an experienced member of the Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s staff.

The tour will be led through the exhibit hall to learn about the different sea turtle species and the various types of Marinelife found in the ocean. The tour will continue through the exhibit hall into the “Turtle Yard” to meet and see the current sea turtle patients at the center. Light bites and refreshments will be

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Jupiter is home to one of the very few dog beaches remaining in the State of Florida and the only one in Palm Beach County. In 1989, the Town of Jupiter adopted the policy to allow dogs on the beaches in Jupiter. Since the policy was adopted, the town expanded the initial area to now a 2.5 mile stretch of beach.

The Jupiter Dog Beach stretches from marker #25 at Marcinski Road going north to marker #59 on the south end of Carlin Park. Dogs are allowed to roam free in the designated area of the beach and must be supervised at all times.

The Town of Jupiter has a set of rules they would like everyone to follow, because being allowed to bring your dog to the beach is a privilege. The Friends of Jupiter Beach has also joined in and provides free dog waste bags

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Join the AustinBlu Foundation and The River Center in Jupiter for the annual AustinBlu Fishing Tournament on Saturday, June 15th.

This family friendly fishing tournament aims to support outreach efforts and support education and the importance of safety on the water. The two also team up throughout the year to host several Boating Safety Classes.

This Fishing Tournament is unique, not only does it host one competition, but it hosts two, a Release Competition and a Harvest Competition. In the Release Competition, anglers will receive points for the number of fish and the species of fish caught, photographed and released back into the water. The Harvest Competition, anglers compete to catch the heaviest fish out of four categories. The four categories

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This Saturday, June 8th, is World Oceans Day where people around the world celebrate and honor the ocean.

Celebrations begin at the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center in Boca Raton on 9 am on Saturday and then again at noon on Sunday. The day’s activities include: coloring activities, learning experiences, games and activities, a chance to create recycles artwork, take a picture with the sea turtle mascot Luna, tour the Nature Center, Food trucks and much more.

The Loggerhead Marinelife Center is celebrating by hosting a Beach Clean Up on Saturday morning at 8:30 am. Those who wish to attend are asked to bring a bucket and gloves to help keep our beaches and oceans clean from litter and trash. The Loggerhead Marinelife Center is also hosting several other

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Join the group from Blue Friends and Lynne Wells on the third Saturday of the month for the monthly Beach Clean Up. This Saturday, June 8th is the next clean up on Juno Beach.

The cleanup starts at 8:30 am and the cleanup last approximately an hour. Following will be a light breakfast provided and sponsored by Whole Foods Market in Palm Beach Gardens and Another Broken Egg Café in Jupiter. Complimentary coffee will be provided by Oceana Coffee.

You are asked to bring gloves, a bucket, closed toed shoes to help clean up the beach and help keep our beaches clean for the sea turtles and other Marinelife.

To participate in the Beach Clean Up, please RSVP to Lynne at bluefriends@marinelife.org. For more information about the event, click here.

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The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is hosting two Lighthouse Sunset Tours this month of June.

During the tour, visitors climb the 105 steps to the top of the Lighthouse tower and see the spectacular views of Jupiter and the ocean. Visitors will even get a change to watch and see how the Jupiter Light turns on to light up the sky and get a tour of the Watch room to see how everything works.

The tours are approximately 75 minutes long and cost $20 dollars to attend and $15 dollars for Lighthouse Members. The tours start at 7:30 pm and are weather permitting, so be sure to check back and visit their website for updates. Tickets are required and can be purchased online. Are all welcomed to attend, and children must be 48 inches tall and accompanied by

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The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is hosting their reoccurring Twilight Yoga at the Light several times this June. 

Come and experience the relaxation and serenity of Yoga on the Lighthouse Deck while watching the sunset and overlooking the water. The yoga class is taught by Mary Veal and all levels of yoga are encouraged and welcomed to attend. 

The class cost $10 dollars per person and you are asked to bring your own yoga mat, water bottle and a flashlight. The class will meet 10 minutes prior to the class start time. The classes are weather permitting so be sure to check their website for more information. 

The class starts at 7 pm and last approximately an hour. 

The next Twilight Yoga At The Light classes are:
Monday, June 3rd: 7 pm
Monday,

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Pontoon boats have been more popular in the marine industry for recreational boating. Pontoon boats are very popular among large parties and families because of the large amount of space, easiness to get in and out off, and storage.

Pontoon boats are the perfect way to get out on the water and sight see up and down the intracoastal. The boats range in feet and some can hold up to 50 or more people and have become the newest trend for special events, parties and tours.

The Pontiki, docked at Harbourside Place and the Square Grouper in Jupiter. The Pontiki is the ultimate fleet of party pontoons perfect for private or public events. Some of their popular cruises include: Sunset Cruises, Friends and Family Cruises, Fool Moon Cruises, Wine Down Wednesday

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This Saturday marks the first summer Turtle Walk hosted by the Loggerhead Marinelife Center. The Turtle Walk is a unique program that allows visitors to observe and learn about the nesting and egg laying process of sea turtles that nest along the shores of Juno Beach.

The night is designated to a special section of the beach where the sea turtle nests are. Guests who attend will receive a brief presentation on the sea turtles and get to experience an after-hour tour to view the turtles housed in the Loggerhead Marinelife Center. Once a loggerhead sea turtle is found on the beach and begins the egg laying process, the group is led down to the beach by Marinelife staff to witness the process.

Turtle Walks are $20 dollars for non-members and $18 dollars

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The Jupiter Dive Center and the Loggerhead Marinelife Center have partnered together for a Sea Turtle Awareness Class as part of their ProjectAWARE bringing awareness to Marinelife. The class is this Saturday, May 11th from 10 am to 5 pm.

The Sea Turtle Awareness specialty course introduces scuba divers to the basic sea turtle identification and conservation. In the class you’ll learn about the preservation of the aquatic environment and about the sea turtle species common in our ocean. The class will also teach you about the skills and knowledge needed to record sightings, identify the sea turtles, the importance of sea turtles and other Marinelife, and the decline in sea turtle populations.

Those who wish to attend must be a certified Open Water

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