June 2016

There are 32 blog entries for June 2016.

Join Loggerhead Marinelife Center for a Summer Beach Bash Clean Up and Happy Hour sponsored by Tommy Bahama. The Beach Bash will meet at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) in the back deck for registration at 5pm and then head over to clean the beach. Following the clean-up you can enjoy beverages and bites on the deck. Bring your bucket for a chance to win a prize. In the event of rain we will still socialize! RSVP at bluefriends@marinelife.org.   Summer Beach Bash Clean Up & Happy Hour Loggerhead Marinelife Center
Thursday June 30, 2016
5:00pm -7:00pm 14200 U.S. Hwy 1
Juno Beach, FL
561.672.8280 ext.123
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South Floridians love an inconspicuous life-style.  It begins in the home. Clean, clutter free and streamlined kitchens are directing the new home trends this 2016 season.   Modern touches are even reaching the popular “Tuscan-style” kitchens by adding a modern flavor.  Stainless steel and open thick glass shelving are shaping the new kitchen.

An easy change in any home is addressing electrical outlets.  Today’s family has an average of 12-plus mobile devices.  Multiple plugs are necessary for today’s family.  A cool new product called thingCHARGER aims to make the “process a little easier and neater, as it goes in right over an existing outlet, and docks various devices on top for easy charging.” It features various top mounted charging tips that

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One of the major things to consider when buying a home is a city or town’s crime rate. A great website to see such statistics is neighborhoodscout.com. This will take into consideration both violent and property crimes, as well as overall population, and rate your town or city on a scale of 1 to 100. 100, being the safest, and 1, being the most unsafe.

Many people come to Florida from the Northeast, particularly New York. Here are some crime stats comparing Jupiter to some of New York’s most popular cities:

Buffalo (population 258,703) – Here, the crime is ranked 3/100, with 3196 violent crimes and 13,100 property crimes. The chances of becoming a victim here are 1 in 81.

Rochester (population 10,655) – Ranked 6/100, with 1771 violent crimes

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Roots Music, New Belgium Brewing and Sailor Jerry present the “Jerry Garcia Birthday Bash – Celebrating the life of Jerry Garcia (1942 – 1995).  The experience of celebrating 51 years of the iconic band the Grateful Dead and lead singer Jerry Garcia, will take place on July 31, 2016.

Jerry Garcia was the lead singer and lead guitarist for the Grateful Dead. The Grateful Dead was an American rock band formed in 1965 in the San Francisco area. The Grateful Dead have sold more than 35 million albums worldwide. Known for their psychedelic and varied inspirations, the band became known as “the pioneering Godfathers of the jam band world”.  

The band and their fans, “Deadheads”, are widely associated with the hippie movement of the ‘60’s  and

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Summer movie fun for all ages. This summer CobbTheatre at Downtown At The Gardens will show free movies every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Shows start at 10am, doors open at 9:30am. Same day ticketing only. New movies each week!   July 5, 6, 7
Alvin & The Chipmunks
The Road Chip (PG)
Shark Tale (PG)   July 12, 13, 14
Home (PG)
The Peanut Movie (G)   July 19, 20, 21
Hotel Transylvania 2 (PG)
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (PG)   July 26, 27, 28
Goosebumps (PG)
Smurfs 2 (PG)   August 2, 3, 4
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2007) (PG)
Happy Feet (PG)   Downtown At The Gardens has premier shopping, dining and entertainment and is located in Palm Beach Gardens. There is something there for every age, whether you desire to…
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There is something irresistible about a “beach read”.  Wiggle your toes into the white sand and take a deep calming breathe.  Summer in the Palm Beaches brings flocks of people out to the beautiful sapphire blue coastline of the Atlantic Ocean.  This is the time of year to take a break and head to the beach with a new paperback.

The Jupiter, Singer Island or Juno Beach seashore is an ideal place to immerse yourself in a mystery, romance or true-to-life tale.  Pack your sunscreen, beach chair, umbrella, beach book and head to the coast.  Try not to get too mesmerized by the tranquility of the salty breeze and tumbling waves you may just doze off.

One of the most eagerly anticipated novels this summer is “The Girls” written by Emma Cline.  The

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local fourth of july celebrations

One of the coolest events of year, Independence Day, means fireworks, hot dogs, BBQ, beaches and great family fun. Watch the sky light up in red, white and blue during the festive fireworks displays. There will be multiple viewing areas throughout Palm Beach County. Full of patriotic fun, these events features live music, Kid’s Corner, delicious Americana food and even a beer garden. Closing with incredible fireworks displays, this is truly an event for of all ages.   Red, White & Boom July 4th Celebration at North Palm Beach Country Club
Have a perfect July 4th at the Country Club Pool. Cool down in the pool while enjoying games, activities, contests, and live music. Fireworks begin at 9 p.m. No personal fireworks permitted. Noon-9 p.m.
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  ocean The Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center is fun for all ages. The Coastal Centers goal is to get the community involved and interested in marine life and coastal ecosystems, offering hands on experiences that are exciting and educational. Inspiring the community to preserve the environment for the future. Popular among visitors are the touch tanks, where sea urchins, horseshoe crabs and stingrays can be seen, touched and even fed. The sea turtle pavilion allows visitors to experience the beauty of larger than life sea turtles up close and personal. The one of a kind, 750,000-gallon game fish lagoon is home to over 300 different animals. There are nature trails and indoor exhibits and aquariums. The employees and volunteers at the Coastal Center are…
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Peanut Island Aerial Photo by Taylor LaRese. Imagine a palm-studded island with a perfect sandy beach surrounded by warm tropical Gulf Stream waters. Peanut Island is an 80-acre island at the mouth of the Lake Worth Inlet in Palm Beach County.  The island was created by dredging-related projects in 1918 which also created the inlet and the Port of Palm Beach. Originally named Inlet Island, the island was renamed Peanut Island for a planned peanut oil-shipping operation which was unsuccessful in 1946. This tropical island has been a favorite spot for locals for many years and attracts explorers of every type. The crystal clear water that surrounds the island attracts snorkelers and swimmers, whereas the brick pathways that circle the island invites the nature…
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See Jupiter in a new light and through a new vision when you take a Sunset and Stargazing Tour of the Jupiter Inlet and Aquatic Preserve. This laidback, two-hour guided kayak tour is ideal for people of all ages and skill levels. 

Don’t worry if you are not the most experience kayaker, these tours are very easy for anyone, even beginners. The tour begins with a basic paddling demonstration and a fitting for the correct kayak or paddleboard for each individual. Then you will begin on a journey through the lush mangroves and clear waters of the Jupiter Inlet. Guests of the tours will see incredible views of the iconic Jupiter Lighthouse, local wildlife like manatees, stingrays, birds and more all at the perfect sunset hours. The sunset timing is what

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