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Paddle boarding is becoming an extremely popular water sport activity that provides a great exercise and builds strength and balance.

Paddle boards can be used for many different recreational purposes in addition to getting in a good workout. A paddle board is a long narrow board that glides across the water, similar to a surfboard in design. While standing, sitting or kneeling in the middle of the board, a person uses oars to skim across the water. A paddle board can also be used by laying on the board and using your arms as a paddle.

Paddle boards can be used for many different recreational purposes in addition to getting in a good workout. There are also many health benefits of using a paddle board. Some of the health benefits include improving

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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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Yoga is a great activity for your body. It helps with strength, flexibility and mind-awareness. If done daily, Yoga can help tone your body and muscles, increase energy, breathe better, improve posture, reduce stress and much more.

In Palm Beach County, there are plenty of Yoga studios and events for you to try. All levels of Yoga are welcomed to attend any of the activities listed below.

Twilight Yoga at the Light: Occurs every Monday at the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum. The class takes place on the lighthouse deck while the sun is setting over the water and the Jupiter Inlet. The class is $10 dollars and all levels of yoga are welcomed to attend. To find the next class, click here to view their calendar.

Paddleboard Yoga: Come and experience the

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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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Every weekend in Palm Beach County there are a few Green Markets to purchase baked goods, local crafts, fresh flowers, fresh produce, homemade items and much more. The markets are brought together by the local cities and towns to help support our local growers and farmers. The Green Markets occur rain or shine.

Here are some Green Markets going on this Sunday, September 15th in our area.

Jupiter

Jupiter Waterfront Market at Harbourside Place: Come and stroll along Dockside Circle and the intracoastal this Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm. The market is free to attend, and pets are welcomed to come and shop for some local goods and fresh produce.

Palm Beach Gardens

The Gardens Green Market at STORE:  The Green Market has moved both indoors and outdoors for the

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The Downtown at the Gardens and the Palm Beach Food Bank have gotten together for the second year in a row for the Magical Night To Fight Hunger Event. The event is taking place on Thursday, September 26th at 6 pm at the Downtown at the Gardens.

Come and enjoy a three-course meal under the stars with live music and entertainment. The night benefits the Palm Beach County Food Bank. Tickets are $75 dollars per person and you can RSVP by this upcoming Saturday, September 14th. No walk-in’s will be allowed due to the popularity of the event.

When: Thursday, September 26th at 6 pm
Where: Downtown at the Gardens (11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Ave, Palm Beach Gardens)

For more information about the event, click here.

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Palm Beach County has some of the best outdoor parks in the country. Wildlife, beaches and beautiful landscapes, Palm Beach County has it all. Here are a few of our favorite outdoor parks.

Riverbend Park

If you want to get a little history with your nature walk, Riverbend is the spot. It is adjacent to the Loxahatchee River Battlefield Park, site of two 1838 battles of the Second Seminole Indian War, and the Loxahatchee River, designated a National Wild and Scenic River, runs through it. There are 7 miles of equestrian trails and about 10 miles of walking trails. Fishing and picnicking areas, too.

Dyer Park

Located in Palm Beach Gardens between West Palm and Jupiter, Dyer is a 560-acre inland park is a good spot for running. There are

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Start the South Florida weekend early and chill out on a hot night with Clematis by Night.  Thursday nights on Clematis Street, Downtown West Palm Beach from 6:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.  hosts Clematis by Night – Live Music!  Clematis by Night is an anticipated, very popular weekly concert series held downtown West Palm. This concert series draws locals and visitors from different parts of South Florida to enjoy the area’s best country, rock, reggae, blues, soul and Latin music.

Clematis by Night has been a long-standing local’s favorite spot to relax on a Thursday night.  The Thursday night tradition has been around for more than 22 years and only grows more in popularity. During the Clematis by Night concert series the public enjoys a live music, social

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