August 2016

There are 44 blog entries for August 2016.

  paddle Bring your kayaks, paddleboards and canoes for The Club Scrub River Paddle II & The End of Summer Jupiter Sandbar Party planned for Saturday, August 27, 2016. The event starts at 8am at Jonathan Dickinson State Park (JDSP) Swim Beach River Area. This fundraiser will benefit JDSP Camp Murphy Mountain Bike Trails maintained by Club Scrub, a Sub-Committee of The Friends of Jonathan Dickinson State Park, a 501(c)(3) Organization.   Paddle the Loxahatchee River from Jonathan Dickinson State Park to the Jupiter Sandbar and back. Visit the floating refreshment stops with drinks and snacks to refuel along the way. There will be a stop at the Jupiter Sandbar for "Paddle Party" with lunch and beer. Paddle back to Jonathan Dickinson State Park. See sights…
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This weekend explore the city of Boca Raton in a whole new way with a culinary tour! Savor Our City Culinary Tours offer their guests a dining experience like no other. You will get to experience fine dining, award wining cocktails and the energy of Mizner Park as you walk along the tour.

The tour is a three hour guided tour focusing on food but also highlighting the city’s rich history with fun facts and local tips. Each restaurant you make a stop at is different, offering its guests sampling of their cuisine and then on to the next one. Not only do you stop at restaurants but you will also be stopping at gourmet boutiques and shops, including Max's Grille, Sur la Table, Kapow!, Vom Fass, Yard House, & Le Macaron. Guests will conclude the tour with a

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  dance Live musical performances, food, drinks, vendors, kids’ activities and Dancin' in the Streets! Stuart is gearing up for another amazing evening of live music, dancing, talent and community spirit. The 29th Annual Dancin' in the Streets music festival and street party will take place at Historic Downtown Stuart on Saturday, August 20, 2016. The event will begin at 3 p.m. and concluded at midnight. It will feature more than 20 local bands, including Public Sounds Collective, Nouveaux Honkies, and Raquel Renner and the Ramblers, along the waterfront. New to this year's festival is the addition of a sixth stage, on which national headliner The Outlaws is set to perform.   Tickets are on sale now. Advance tickets are $15 and can be purchased at all…
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The iconic pillar of Jupiter is undoubtedly the Jupiter Lighthouse. Whether you see the Lighthouse as you drive over the bridge, cruise through the inlet, as you stroll the beach or receive a postcard from a friend, you know you its presence represents the town of Jupiter. Instead of always looking up at the Lighthouse, you have to climb the Lighthouse to see what it sees!

Climbing the Jupiter Lighthouse is no small feat, as it is a steep climb with a ton of stairs. Rest assured that if you reach the top you would have a brand new perspective on our charming town. 

If you have taken the Jupiter Lighthouse tour during the day, try something new and even more amazing with a “Moonrise Tour” of the Jupiter Lighthouse. Climb the Lighthouse as the moon

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 movie Take the family to a free movie under the stars at the waterfront amphitheater at Harbourside Place. Bring a blanket or chairs and enjoy complimentary popcorn from Cinepolis. Children will eat free at BRAVO when accompanied by an adult.   Harbourside Place is nestled along Jupiter’s Intracoastal Waterway, and is a premier downtown destination for shopping, dining, luxury hotel accommodations, entertainment and boating. The amphitheater is the centerpiece for entertainment at Harbourside Place. It serves as the heart of Harbourside’s activity, acting as the meeting point for yoga, live music and family activities. It boasts a canopied stage, interactive fountains, lawn seating and acoustics.
Free Movie on the Waterfront
Toy Story
Friday, August…
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On August 20th at the Gardens Mall in Palm Beach Gardens will be the 5th Annual Loggerhead Marine Life Day. Enjoy interactive exhibits and demonstrations about your favorite sea creatures on this fun and educational afternoon. 

Marine Life Day is an all day event full of learning exhibits, games and lectures open to all who love turtles and sea life. The scientists at Loggerhead Marine Life Center (LMC) will give the lectures and open conversations and there will even be a special appearance by LMC’s beloved mascot, Fletch the turtle. This event is open to the public, welcomes people of all ages and is free of charge. Also, the Gardens Mall will donate a percentage of the day's total, logged shopping receipts to the Loggerhead Marinelife Center. For

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Most people associate learning with formal education at school, college, university etc.  We are all told, from an early age, that we should ‘get a good education’.  However, ‘schooling’ is only one type of learning. There are many opportunities to further your knowledge you will need throughout life.  There is no age limit on learning.  Lifelong learning can enhance ones understanding of the world around us, provide additional and enhanced opportunities and improve our quality of life.

Florida Atlantic University  Lifelong Learning Society is “dedicated to enriching the intellectual and social lives of adult learners by offering stimulating educational opportunities, taught by outstanding university faculty and guest lecturers, designed to

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South Florida living revolves around the water.  Residents and visitors love the north end of Palm Beach County for its abundance of waterways, ocean access, beaches, lakes and Loxahatchee River.  Palm Beach County is desperate need of more boat ramps and boat trailer parking space.  In particular, the northern end of the county has felt the shortfall of public access boat ramps and parking.  The county has now responded to the demand and more parking and ramps will be available.

Burt Reynold Park, Jupiter, is one of the busiest for boaters in the county.  Burt Reynolds Park West boat ramp will be closing after Labor Day. A $1 million construction contract is scheduled to begin work after the holiday. The improvement project will provide ample

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The Boca Raton Green Market has been a staple, weekend event in southern Palm Beach County for the past 19 years. if you love to support local artisans and buy quality produce and products that have been created with love and passion, you must try a Saturday out at the Boca Green Markets. 

The market takes place at the southern “Monument Piazza” which is found at the Intersection of South Federal Highway and South East Mizner Boulevard. The market opens bright and early at 8am and bustles on until 1pm every Saturday from November until May. With an abundance of locally sourced foods, goods, plants and products, the Boca Raton Market is the premier shopping destination for the best in south Florida harvests.  

As the sounds of live music fill the

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Busch Wildlife Sanctuary

The Busch Wildlife Sanctuary is an incredible safe haven for the wild animals of south Florida. Here you will find bald eagles, Florida panthers, red foxes, turtles, snakes, bobcats, owls and so much more. These stunning animals make their way to Busch if they have become injured or misplaced among a suburban area. The staff at Busch Wildlife prides themselves on taking great care of these creatures with a goal to get them back into their natural habitat. What makes its fun for kids and adults alike is the unique experience of being up close and personal with them.  Everyday there is a different activity-taking place at Busch Wildlife, from hikes, to scavenger hunts, kayak tours and bird watching. 

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