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This Saturday, head to Juno Beach to help keep our beautiful beaches and ocean clean. Every month a group of friends gather together for a monthly Beach Clean Up.
The Beach Clean Up is hosted by Lynne Wells and Blue Friends and the event is held on the third Saturday of every month. All are welcomed to help keep our beaches clean.

You are asked to bring a bucket to collect the trash, gardening gloves if you have them and closed toe shoes. Following the hour-long Beach Clean Up there will be a light breakfast sponsored by Dunkin Donuts and Trader Joes. There will also be complimentary coffee provided by Oceana Coffee.

If you are interested in participating, RSVP to Lynne at bluefriends@marinelife.org.

Event Details:
When: Saturday, December 14th
Time: 8:30

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Known as one of the prettiest fish on a Florida reef, parrotfish have vibrant patterned scales of green, blue, purple, yellow, and red. If you’re diving on one of our local natural or artificial reefs, you’re bound to see a few of these gentle beauties grazing on the bottom.

While being beautiful should be reason enough not to bring a parrotfish home for dinner, many people bring home parrotfish to keep in their aquarium for this same reason. However, there are many reasons we must leave this gorgeous grazer in the ocean!

Parrotfish spend up to 90% of their day eating algae and dead coral- basically cleaning the reef! This is so important, because without their help, reefs would be smothered by growth and die.

To top it off, after eating all of

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Riverbend Park in Jupiter is operated by the Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department and is located on Indiantown Road.

The park is a little over 665 acres and recently has undergone some renovations to improve the park. The new improvements this year are an observation area, outdoor picnic pavilion, new kayak launching stations, parking lot and more.

Riverbend is becoming the popular hotspot among the locals. The park has several rivers running through the middle including the Loxahatchee River, wildlife such as turkey and deer, biking and hiking trails, fishing in fresh water, picnic areas, kayak and canoe launches, equestrian trails, over 5 miles of waterways and much more.

Riverbend is also home to the Loxahatchee Battlefield, the Second

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On the third Saturday of every month, a large group from Blue Friends and the public get together and hosts their monthly Beach Clean Up.

The Beach Clean Up takes place along the beaches of Juno Beach. The Clean Up last approximately an hour and you are asked to bring gardening gloves, buckets and sun protection to help participate.

Following the Beach Clean Up, there will be a light breakfast sponsored by Whole Foods Market in Palm Beach Gardens and complimentary coffee by Oceana Coffee.

The Beach Clean Up’s are to help to keep our beaches clean that thousands of sea turtles gather and nest along the shores of Juno Beach. By keeping the beaches clean, the sea turtle nests and sea turtles can stay strong and heathy.

Beach Clean Up Details:
When: Saturday,

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 Mounts Botanical Gardens invites all kinds of canines and their humans as well to visit the Gardens.  Mounts Botanical Garden, 531 North Military Trail, West Palm Beach, is hosting a “Dogs’ Day in the Garden”. This is a day where the entire family, dogs included, can come and enjoy the picturesque gardens.  Its also a great opportunity to take holiday family photos including the Fido.

Mounts Botanical Garden of Palm Beach County is a cultural attraction open to the public, in collaboration with the Palm Beach County Cooperative Extension Service and the University of Florida. Indulge your senses in beautiful botanical displays and natural habitats for both people and wildlife to enjoy. The Garden is a living museum that connects people with nature;

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Head out to the Abacoa Community Park fields this Friday night for Family Movie Night. All are welcomed to attend the free outdoor movie event.

Gather your own chairs and blankets to watch the family-friendly movie on the giant two-story inflatable movie screen. The movie playing will be “The Secret Life of Pets 2”.

The story continues the first movie where a terrier named Max and his canine friends have a secret life after their owners leave them for work and school each day. “The Secret Life of Pets 2” stars Patton Oswalt, Kevin Hart, Harrison Ford, Eric Stonestreet and more.

Event Details:
Time: Movie starts at 6 pm
Date: Friday, November 15th
Location: Abacoa Community Park Fields at 1501 Frederick Small Road in Jupiter.

The JTAA Youth Sports will be

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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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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach has added another event to their list of calendar events. The new event is called Pier History and it is every Sunday morning in Juno Beach.

Pier History is for all those wanting to learn more about the Juno Beach Pier. During the 30 minutes, you’ll learn all about the history of the 990-foot-long pier that the Loggerhead Marinelife Center began managing in 2014.

The Juno Beach Pier is a full-service saltwater fishing pier with a Pier house, Guest Service team, Gift Shop, Snack Bar and Fishing pole rentals and bait. The pier is situated in Juno Beach Park and is open 7 days a week from sunrise to sunset.

Pier History Schedule this November:
Sunday, November 10th: 10 am to 10:30 am
Sunday, November 17th: 10 am to

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The Town of Jupiter opened a new dog park summer of 2018, Cinquez Park, 2183 West Indiantown Road, Jupiter.   The dog park has been so well received.  It includes an exercise and play area for our furry friends.  The park is an open space located directly north of the intersection on Indiantown Road and Center Street.  

The bark park contains ample lit parking, restroom, sidewalks, gazeboes, a lake, and attractive, large, enclosed green areas for the pups to play.  There is a fenced-in dog run for smaller dogs and a detached, enclosed larger green area for larger breed.  The park is so well thought of, it even has bathing stations, bowls for fresh water, water spickets and poop stations with bags. for Fido.

Since the opening of Cinquez Park,

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On Monday’s, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center hosts new Living Beaches event. Join the Marinelife Center staff and you local neighbors to learn about our beaches.

The hour-long interactive course will discuss the Florida’s coastal ecosystems and will discover how sea turtles make their way onto Juno Beach, one of the world’s most populated sea turtle nesting location in the world.

The tours and presentations provide visitors with a hands on experience while creating a lasting impression that connects the environment with the importance of protecting it.

The cost is free to attend and is geared towards those 12 years old and older.

The next Living Beaches is this Monday, November 4th at 10:30 am to 11:30 am.

To register, click here.

The Loggerhead

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