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Art Palm Beach, the largest running and most prestigious mid-winter art fair is heading back to Palm Beach County this January. The Art Fair is coming to the Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach.

The Art Fair is in its 23rd year and features more than 85 local and international galleries all under one roof. The famous Art Fair is run and operated by Next Level Fairs. During this year’s Art Palm Beach, visitors will take part in an immersive art experience as they stroll through art and collections that reflect on today’s society and culture. Next Level Fairs also founded Art Miami and Art Hong Kong.

The works will be presented in every medium including paintings, ceramics, installations, special exhibits, photography, sculptures and much

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach offers a Public Guided Tour of the Sea Turtle Hospital and Rehabilitation Center. The tours are offered daily and visitors will get an up-close opportunity to see the sea turtles and Marinelife housed at the center.

The Guided Tours are opened to the public and all are welcomed to attend. The tours last approximately an hour long and is limited to 15 people due to space.

The tours are led by educational experts and the Loggerhead Marinelife Center staff who will be there to answer all your questions about Marinelife, the ocean and sea turtles.

To reserve your space, click here. Tours are $10 per adults and $5 dollars per children under 8 years old. A visitors Sign-In sheet is available at the Guest Services

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The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is hosting their reoccurring Jupiter Climb and Paddle event this January.

The adventure starts with a climb to the top of Jupiter’s iconic red Lighthouse to see the incredible views of Jupiter and the waterways. To climb the lighthouse tower, you must be able to climb the 105 steps to the top.

Following the lighthouse tour, the Jupiter Outdoor Center will guide visitors by paddleboards and kayaks through the waters of the Jupiter Inlet and nearby waterways. Past events, visitors have often seen manatees, sea turtle, birds and other wildlife along the tour.

Children are welcomed and must be 6 years of age and must paddle with an adult. The event may be cancelled and refunded due to inclement weather so be sure to

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Join The Nature Conservatory in Florida staff this weekend at Blowing Rocks Preserve for a Shoreline Cleanup and do your part to help keep our beautiful sandy beaches clean. The Shoreline Cleanup’s are on the last Sunday of every month.

The Shoreline Cleanup will be guided by the Blowing Rocks crew leaders and participants will be guided through the trails and pathways along the shoreline of the Indian River Lagoon and the Atlantic Ocean to collect debris left on the beach.

All supplies will be provided for you to use and no registration is required to attend the Shoreline Cleanup. The cleanup is for all ages and those under 17 years old must be accompanied by an adult. You are asked to bring your own refillable water bottle to stay hydrated.

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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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