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The River Center in Jupiter teams up several times a year with the United States Coast Guard for a Boating Safety Class. The safety class is aimed to promote safety on the water and when operating a boat. The class is aimed for children, teens and young adults but all are welcomed to attend.

The class is taught by the US Coast Guard Auxiliary “Flortilla 52” in a lecture style class. The State of Florida’s Fish and Wildlife Conservation requires that any person wishing to operate a vessel of 10 horsepower or more and is born after January 1st, 1988 must complete and pass a boater safety course.

The class is free to attend but a $10 dollar deposit is required to hold your spot and will be refunded when the class is completed. The classes are sponsored by

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On select nights during the week, the ultimate party boat goes on a relaxing Sunset Cruise along the intracoastal waterways of Jupiter.

The Pontiki, is a local company that features a series of pontoon boats that feature a friendly captain that takes guest on a tour to some of the best sightseeing areas in and around Jupiter. The Pontiki boats are perfect for large groups, birthdays, special events or just a friendly sunset cruise.

On Tuesday’s and Thursday’s, the Sunset Cruise departs from Harbourside Place in Jupiter. Guests will board one of their newest and largest boats, the Shaka. The floating party features a full restroom, couches for seating and can accommodate up to 41 guests. On the journey, there is complimentary beverages of water, soda and

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Monday’s The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum hosts their Twilight Yoga at the Light event. The popular event takes place once a week at sunset.

Come and enjoy the serenity of Yoga with Mary Veal on the Lighthouse Deck. All levels of Yoga are welcomed to attend. The class begins at 6 pm on Monday and last approximately an hour.

If you plan on attending, you are asked to bring your own yoga mat, water bottle, and a flashlight to the class. The class is weather dependent and meets at the Museum’s flagpole 10 minutes prior to the class start time.

Twilight Yoga at the Light January 2020 Schedule:
Monday, January 20th: 6 pm to 7 pm
Monday, January 27th: 6 pm to 7 pm

The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is located at 500 Captains Armour’s Way, Jupiter.

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In partnership with the Perry J. Cohen Foundation, “Plastic Reef” by Federico Uribe will be on display at the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens until May 31st, 2020.

Plastic Reef is exactly what you would expect it to be, a sculpture constructed of discarded plastic and recycled into a colorful and fun depiction of Florida’s coral reef. The artist enjoys creating beautiful sculptures out of objects that were not originally created with the intent of beauty, and has turned a portion of ANSG into an underwater wonderland.

“We throw 80 tons of garbage into the sea a day.” Uribe stated on Vimeo, “This is [my] reflection on it. This is me thinking about the beauty that is gone from coral reefs.”

His intent is to get people thinking about the plastic they

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The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is hosting a new event this January for everyone to attend.

On Thursday, January 23rd, the iconic Jupiter Lighthouse is hosting a Black Light LichenTour. National Lichen Specialist will take guests and visitors on a nighttime tour along the trails of the Outstanding Natural Area and the Lighthouse and Museum grounds.

A lichen is a slow growing plant that typically forms leaflike or branch growth on trees, walls and rocks. Lichens come in many shapes, sizes and colors. When a black light is shined on a lichen, the lichen glows in neon colors making it a truly luminary event.

Tour Details:
When: Thursday, January 23rd
Time: 7 pm to 8 pm
Location: The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, 500 Captain’s Armours Way in

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This weekend join the group of Blue Friends for a monthly Beach Clean Up in Juno Beach. The Beach Clean Ups are on the third Saturday of every month.

You are asked to bring your own bucket and garden gloves to collect the trash and help keep our beaches clean. The beaches of Juno Beach is one of the world’s most populated sea turtle nesting spots and where sea turtles call home.

The cleanup will begin at 8:30 am and last approximately an hour. Following the cleanup, a light breakfast will be sponsored by Dunkin’ Donuts and there will be free coffee provided by Oceana Coffee. The cleanup will be cancelled if there is severe weather in the area.

To participate in the Beach Cleanup, RSVP to Lynne at bluefriends@marinelife.org.

Beach Clean Up Details:
When:

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center is hosting their reoccurring monthly Ocean Explorers After Dark event for kids this Friday night.

Come and experience the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center after hours for a engaging opportunity and hands on experience for children to explore and experience the Loggerhead Marinelife Center. The program is geared toward children ages 6 to 10 years old and each month the program will feature a different unique theme.

The night includes a tour of the Outdoor Sea Turtle Hospital, a chance to participate in interactive games and lessons and pizza. The event is a drop-off event only and the drop off time starts at 5:30 pm to 6 pm and pick up time is from 9 pm to 9:30 pm.

The cost is $35 dollars per child. To

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The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is hosting the first Family Adventure Day of 2020. In 2020, the Jupiter Lighthouse is also celebrating its 160th Anniversary.

Come and spend the afternoon on the waterfront with adventures to celebrate Florida’s history and maritime heritage inspired educational activities. Activities include storytelling, visits from historical characters, fishing, arts and crafts, special exhibits, music, games, activities, demonstrations and much more.

The theme for this Family Adventure Day is The Charlie Pierce Expedition. There will be a costume contest for those who dresses up in their favorite Pioneer, Explorer and Archeologist gear. Come dressed as your favorite adventurer for your change to win a fun prize for the whole

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It's that time again for the 2020 Stuart Boat Show. The annual boat show is the largest Boat Show on Florida’s Treasure Coast.

This year, The Stuart Boat Show has been named as one of the “Top 20 Events” in the Southeast by the Southeast Tourism Society. The Stuart Boat Show is the premier event for the area. The Martin County Office of Tourism submitted to be considered with the Marine Industry Association of the Treasure Coast, the organizer of the popular event.  The best events in the Southeastern part of the country compete every year to be featured in the “Top 20 Events” and this year, the Stuart Boat Show has once again made the list.

The Stuart Boat Show features more than 175 local, national and international exhibitors displaying hundreds of

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This weekend, the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is hosting their Hike Through History event.

The Hike Through History includes a 2-mile journey through the lighthouse’s 120 acres Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area. Along the way, guests will learn about the history that was shaped by nature.

The program is open to adults and children. Children must be accompanied by an adult and be at least 5 years old. Hiker footwear, active wear clothing, a hat and a full water bottle are recommended for the Hike. The Hike starts at the Museum’s flagpole and the event is weather dependent.

Admission is free but you are asked to reserve your spot due to limited space. To RSVP, click here.

Hike Through History Details:
When: Saturday, January 4th

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