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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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 If you have been to the beach lately, you've probably seen the incredible amount of seaweed washed up on our coastline. South Florida is currently experiencing substantial amounts of seaweed beaching up on the coastline. Due to this influx of seaweed, Palm Beach County has taken the initiative to protect turtle season and keep locals happy.

On the north end of the county, researchers at Loggerhead Marinelife Center, Juno Beach, are keeping an eye on it, making sure it doesn’t negatively impact nesting sea turtles and their hatchlings. The influx of seaweed is called sargassum and occurs naturally. Blooms that are happening offshore, and getting pushed onto the beaches, it is all based on winds and tides and surf.  When the area experiences storms, it

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Winter is finally here in South Florida (well, kind of), and each cold snap is bringing us closer and closer to the sailfish bite heating up. This is when a special species migrates to South Florida - sportfishing teams in the pursuit of billfish, the tournaments, and the large amount of cash that can be won (and spent) along with it. Whether you're a kite fishing team on a pampered SeaVee or playing bait-and-switch from a custom sportfish, here is the 2019-2020 line-up of sailfish tournaments in South Florida.

 

Dust ‘Em Off Sailfish Warm-Up

Date: November 6th – 10th, 2019

Location: Palm Beach, FL

Website: https://www.dustemoffsailfish.com/

 

Pirate’s Cove Sailfish Classic

Date: December 5th – 8th, 2019

Location: Pirate’s Cover

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South Pointe Park is a 17-acre inner-city park in the astounding city of Miami, located in the vicinity of South Beach, Florida.  The marina recently has had many marine improvements.  The park itself is gorgeous, which has much to do with its prime location on the water and the more than 20 million dollar face lift it underwent not The park itself is gorgeous, which has much to do with its prime location on the water and the more than 20 million dollar face lift it underwent not long ago too long ago. This pier has additional elements for leisure, fishing and special occasions. South Pointe Pier is setting to become a big principal in the flourishing community. 

Pencil in the tree lighting for the Winter Wonderland on Friday, December 13, 2019 at 6

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Take a walk at Jupiter's Harbourside Place every Sunday to shop local artisans, locally grown produce, and handmade goods. Pets are welcome!

Date: Sunday, November 17th, 2019

Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Location: Harbourside Place, 200 US-1, Jupiter, FL

Admission is free.

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The 5th Annual Wounded Veterans Relief Fund 5k Run/Walk honors those who are serving and those who have served the United States. This 5k raises funds to help Florida veterans who find themselves on the verge of homelessness. The Wounded Veterans Relief Fund provides veterans with housing and transportation assistance, activities, and resources to help them find their new "normal". Their mission is to save lives and keep families together. 

Not only is this 5k for a great cause, but it winds through our beloved scenic Riverbend Park, along the Loxahatchee River, and through Battefield Park. T-shirts and finisher medals are guaranteed for the first 400 registrants.

Date: Saturday, November 16th, 2019

Time: 7:45am - 10:00am

Location: Riverbend

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Learn about Jupiter history while enjoying food and wine tastings on this guided walking tour on the Jupiter waterfront. Guests will stroll along Jupiter's Riverwalk and participate in 6-8 local tastings. 

Date: Saturday, November 16th, 2019

Time: 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Location: The Shoppes of Jupiter in the open courtyard next to Staples, U.S. Highway 1 & Indiantown Road, Jupiter, FL

Tickets are $59 and can be purchased by clicking HERE.

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center has added a new series to their monthly calendar. The new event is called Ocean Explorers After Dark.

Come and experience the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center after hours for a hands-on and engaging opportunity for children to experience and explore the center. Each month, the program will have a different unique theme and the program is geared toward children ages 6 to 10 years old.

The event includes a tour of the Outdoor Sea Turtle Hospital, a chance to participate in interactive activities and lessons, and pizza.

The event is a drop-off only event and is $35 dollars per child. To register for the event, click here.

Event Details:
When: Friday, November 15th
Time: 5:30/6pm to 9/9:30pm
Location: The Loggerhead

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Join the Loxahatchee River Center of Jupiter every Saturday from 2pm to 2:30pm for a free public tour of their aquarium. Not only do you and the kids get to learn all about local Florida wildlife, but you’ll have the opportunity to see the fish in action during feeding time!

The River Center is a great place to take your kids to learn about the Loxahatchee River system hands-on through live aquatic tanks, interactive exhibits, and even a “touch tank” populated with marine animals.

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To ensure that booming private development in Jupiter, Florida, wouldn’t eliminate public waterfront access, the Riverwalk was born. In 1998 the town of Jupiter adopted a plan and design for what would eventually become the Jupiter Riverwalk. The vision was to create an active livable waterfront with plenty of public access, and in in 2001 construction began on the very first sections of the Riverwalk. Today a full 2 1/5 miles of Riverwalk is open to the public. It meanders through natural, residential and business areas, and entertainment districts.

Following the bike and walking path from Jupiter’s beautiful Atlantic beaches along Ocean Way, you’ll find yourself at the southern edge of Jupiter’s Riverwalk. The first section runs parallel to the

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