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Jupiter has gorgeous Summer and Fall weather. Both seasons are a great time to try kayak fishing.

To do so, you should first, contact a local kayak renter or dealer, like Jupiter Outdoor Center at the Jupiter Inlet, to see if they offer any fishing instruction or lessons.  The kayak community is very welcoming. The Jupiter community is based on our relationship with our amazing waterways. There is no better way to enjoy what Jupiter has to offer than to rent a kayak or stand up paddleboard and undertake your own adventure on the waterways.

When it comes to kayaks, it’s like anything else, you get what you pay for. A higher price usually means more features and nicer materials.  Here are some things to think about:

1. Borrow a kayak or rent

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This Friday night, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is hosting their reoccurring popular Sea Turtle Sleepover event.

The Sleepover over is an exclusive overnight event that includes the ultimate slumber party, a tour of the outdoor sea turtle hospital, snacks, movie time, pizza, and activities for aspiring scientists. The Sea Turtle Sleepover is aimed for children ages 8 through 12 years old.

The event begins at 7 pm on Friday, September 20th and the cost is $65 dollars per child. The cost also includes pizza and snacks. The sleepover is a drop off event, but parents and chaperones are welcomed to stay over and participate in all the events throughout the night.

You are allowed to bring your own snacks and drinks for the evening, but you are asked to

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The Indian River is a fantastic area if you are looking to fish inshore. The Indian River Lagoon incorporates the trifecta of inshore saltwater fishing areas: The Mosquito Lagoon, the Banana River and the Indian River. These are shallow water estuaries that offer anglers a chance to catch species of fish, such as, Snook, Trout, Redfish, Tripletail and more!

If you are ready for the fishing adventure of a lifetime, contact Funk Charters in Jensen Beach. Captain Austin Funk was born and raised in Jensen Beach and knows the waters like the back of his hand. He is licensed and insured and can accommodate up to 4 anglers. All necessary bait and tackle are supplied, but feel free to bring anything that you would like to use.

Rates:

Half Day Trip

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This Saturday, September 21st is International Coastal Clean Up day around the world. International Coastal Clean Up Day is the world’s largest event where volunteers come together to help clean up our beaches and help to protect marine life. The event happens every year and volunteers from over 100 countries head to their local beaches and coastline to show their support for a cleaner ocean.

Here are some Clean Up events going on this Saturday in Palm Beach County. If you wish to volunteer, you can pre-register by contacting the coordinator listed for each clean up location. You can also call Keep Palm Beach County Beautiful at 561-686-6646 or email them at info@keepPBCbeautiful.org for more on how to register.

Jupiter:
Where: Carlin Park (400 S. A1A)

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Explore the unbelievable local Jupiter Waterway Trail with the best seat in town, a clear kayak.  “Get Up and Go Kayaking” tour is a mobile guided kayak tour and rental company offered now in Jupiter!  Transparent kayaks cast off from Jupiter Pointe Club and Marina white sand beach led by an experienced guide.  Before you know it, the voyage begins, paddling along on the varying colors of the caerulean waters of the Intracoastal Waterway. Kayakers will be engrossed in the extensive views of the tropical surroundings and marine life which can be seen under and around the clear kayak.

The Jupiter Waterway Trail is a series of trails that connect the Loxahatchee River, Intracoastal Waterway and Jupiter Inlet. These limbs and offshoots create a natural

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Florida’s best ice cream/gelato shop is right here in our own backyard, Juno Beach.  According to Yelp the “best ice cream/gelato” in Florida is right here in Palm Beach County.  Yelp is a website and mobile app which publishes crowd-sourced reviews about businesses.  The reviews are in and Matty’s Gelato Factory, 867 Donald Ross Road, Juno Beach is considered the best gelato in Florida!

After a long hot summer day at the beach something cold and refreshing would hit the spot.  The frozen delicacy is enjoyed by kids and kids at heart alike.  No need for a special occasion to enjoy gelato – its not a healthy lifestyle saboteur, rather a sensible option to ice cream.

Gelato has been an Italian dessert essential since the late 1600’s.

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach is a sea turtle rehabilitation, research and education center. The center is a non-profit that promotes the conservation of the ocean’s ecosystems and focuses on endangered and threatened sea turtles.

The center offers onsite rehabilitation center for injured and endangered sea turtles, aquariums, research laboratories. The Center continues to monitor the turtles progress for their recovery before releasing the sea turtle back into the ocean.

Every day the center hosts numerous events and this weekend there is plenty of events for everyone to enjoy.

Friday, September 13th: Public Guided Tours at 2 pm

Public Guided Tours: The tours are offered seven days a week and includes a tour throughout the facility and

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In South Florida, fishing is a popular event that happens weekly for most. Whether you like to fish off the Juno Beach Pier or the shores of the Jupiter Inlet, fishing is always a fun activity for the whole family.

Fishing Charters are a great way to get out there and enjoy the water. Charters offer both inshore and offshore fishing and can be rented for private events as well as everyday charters.

The charters are offered by local boat owners or charter companies that help you find the perfect spot for some of the best fishing in the area. You do not need to be an expert fisherman to participate but charters are very popular among avid fishermen and anglers.

Fishing charters go out several miles offshore for some of the best fishing and catches. The

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Don't miss out on the Marine and Tropical Art Festival and Craft Show this weekend, September 14-15, 2019 at the South Florida Fairgrounds.

The Marine and Tropical Art Festival and Craft Show is also held in conjunction with the Palm Beach Marine Flea Market and BBQ Festival, as well as the Florida Fall Boat Show. So for one low price, you can go to all three events at the same location and time!

Artists will display items, such as photography, acrylic and oil paintings, serigraphy, watercolor, jewelry, clothing, pottery, woodcarving, quilting, metalwork, leatherworkers and furniture. 

Where: South Florida Fairgrounds, 9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach

When: Saturday, 9/14 from 9am-6pm; Sunday, 9/15 from 9am-5pm

Cost: $10 for Adults;

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Palm Beach County is home to over 125 miles of waterways and what better way than to grab a boat and head to some of the county’s most popular sandbars.

Throughout certain times of the day, the tide lowers and creates a natural sand bar along the intracoastal for boaters to stop. Here you’ll find friends, neighbors and the community gathering together along the sandbar for hours at a time enjoying the sand and sun.

Here are some of the most popular sandbars in the area.

The Jupiter/Tequesta Sandbar:
The sandbar is located along the Loxahatchee River, a little north of the Jupiter Inlet and Intracoastal. On any given weekday or weekend throughout the year, the popular sandbar is certainly the place to be and hang out for the day. The sandbar boosts views of

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