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This Saturday, the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is hosting their Family Adventure Day: Celebrating Seminole Culture.

The Family Adventure Days are history inspired education and adventures to celebrate the unique culture of the Seminole Tribe in Florida. The waterfront activities are fun and educational for all ages. The morning will be filled with storytelling, demonstrations, games, activities, and arts and crafts at the iconic Lighthouse.

The event has partnered with the Ah-tah-thi-ki Museum for the day. All materials will be provided for the event. Guests are asked to bring their own picnic lunch to enjoy on the Lighthouse lawn overlooking the Jupiter Inlet.

The day starts are 10 am and the activities will go until approximately noon, the

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Guests who visit the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach can support sea turtles through their ‘Adopt a Sea Turtle’ program. The Loggerhead Marinelife Center is a non-profit sea turtle research, rehabilitation and sea turtle hospital whose mission is aimed to protect the ocean ecosystems and all Marinelife. Loggerhead provides care and treatment for injured and endangered sea turtles before being released back into the ocean.

The ‘Adopt a Sea Turtle’ program costs $35 dollars for the basic adoption package to adopt and your money goes to benefit the center for research and continued care for the injured and sick sea turtles. Your money also goes to help further along the study of loggerheads, green sea turtles, and leatherbacks that nest along

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The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is hosting two events this Wednesday, March 13th, Hiking with Young Explorers and the Lighthouse Sunset Tour.

Hiking with Young Explorers: The staff of the lighthouse invites both young explorers and parents to their nature hike of the North Trail. The hike is led by Sophia Fonseca, the lighthouse site’s Natural Resource Specialist. She will lead the hike through the scrub and identify the animal tracks and how the animals move around. The next hike is this Wednesday, March 10th at 9 am. The hike last approximately an hour and attendees are asked to bring water, sunscreen, bug spray and a snack if needed. The hike will begin at the North Trail. Parking is available at the north parking lot or the grass nearby.

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On Mondays, the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum hosts their weekly Twilight Yoga At The Light. The class welcomes all levels of Yoga and attendees get to experience the serenity of yoga on the Lighthouse deck, under the big banyan tree with the sun setting in the background.

The yoga class is taught by Mary Veal, from Kula Yoga Shala, located in Jupiter. During the outdoor yoga class there is no music, no harsh lights, just the soothing sounds of the water and nature.

All are welcome to attend the class. The cost is $10 dollars per person. Guests are asked to bring their own yoga mats, a flashlight, and water.

The next outdoor yoga session is Monday, March 11th from 6 pm to 7 pm at the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum. Those who wish to attend

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The Palm Beach Zoo is hosting another Early Explorer series this upcoming Saturday, March 9th.

The Early Explorer experience is an interactive educational series designed for pre-schooled aged children, created for children ages 3 to 4 years old. This Saturday the theme is Terrific Tails. The series includes an up-close animal encounter, games, story time, arts and crafts, and visits through the animal habitats throughout the Nature Play area and the Zoo.

Pre-registration is required for children to attend, and one adult is required to attend with each child.

The cost is $ 25 dollars per session for members or $50 dollars per session for non-members. The non-member price includes all day admission to the Zoo after the series. Click here to register.

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There is no shortage of places for you to enjoy hiking in South Florida. Here are some of the most scenic hiking spots in Palm Beach County and Martin County.

Pondhawk Natural Area: Located in Boca Raton, this Natural Area centers around a man-made lake named Blue Lake. Palm Beach County purchased the land from IBM, they integrated the lake and its natural surrounding areas and created eight acres of wetlands that heron, white ibis and osprey’s can call home. The natural area is a total of 79 acres and features hiking trails, wildlife viewing areas, wetlands, biking trails and much more. Pondhawk Natural Area is located at 1501 Spanish River Boulevard in Boca Raton.

Delray Oaks: Located in Delray Beach, this small natural area features two trails, a

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The 31st Annual Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center ArtFest By The Sea is coming to Juno Beach Saturday March 9th and Sunday March 10th.

The festival started three decades ago with just a few dozen booths selling artwork form local artists and are displayed along A1A in Juno Beach. This year, the festival returns with more than 300 national and international artists from more than 30 different states displaying their artworks and homemade crafts. The booths will be located along A1A and feature sculptures, woodwork, paintings, jewelry, wearable art and much more. Along with the art work being displayed there will also be a green market featuring live plants, produce, homemade soaps, and live entertainment.

ArtFest is co- produced by The Palm Beach North

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Spring is just around the corner here in the Palm Beaches. Spring-cleaning and decluttering go hand in hand, and with warmer weather on its way, it’s time to get a jump start on decluttering. If you are trying to sell your house, an organized closet, not one overstuffed with unwanted items, is important.

If you have a home in Jupiter it’s time to bring out the bathing suits, caftans and beach cover-ups. Put away the cold weather clothing.  If you live in Palm Beach County you know we only get a handful of sweater days there shouldn’t be much to organize. No more need to wear socks with flip flops…lol.

It is important to declutter your house, it will appear to have more storage space. Most potential buyers want to feel like they can effortlessly

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The Sea Turtle Nesting Season officially began last week, and the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach is hoping for another record-breaking season. The season is March 1st through October 31st and the 9.5 miles of the beaches along Juno Beach are monitored daily. Juno Beach and the Loggerhead Marinelife Center support nearly 5 percent of the world’s loggerhead sea turtles.

Along the sandy shoreline in northern Palm Beach County, thousands of sea turtles lay their eggs in the sand. The sea turtle nests usually contain about 100 eggs each that requires 45 and 60 days to hatch. Because of this, Juno Beach is one of the most populated sea turtle nesting areas in the world. Last year, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center documented over 11,900 nests on

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The Sea Turtle rehabilitation and research hospital in Juno Beach hosts many activities throughout the week and weekend. This Sunday the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is hosting four family friendly events for you to check out.

Turtle Talk: is an interactive program geared to visitors 8 years old and older. The Turtle Talks feature a lecture style program designed to educate visitors about sea turtle biology, ecology, and conservation followed by a tour. The presentation will be 20 minutes long followed by two 5-minute discussions about the sea turtle rescues and rehabilitation. The program last about 30 minutes and run every Sunday until April. The Turtle Talks starts at 10:30 am. Click here to register.

Public Guided Tours: the tours are offered 7

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