JUP Girl’s Picks of the Week (October 10th – October 16th)

Now that we narrowly escaped Hurricane Matthew, here’s what’s happening this week in the JUP:

October 13th, 1:30 p.m. – Movie Matinee @ Jupiter Community Center, 200 Military Trail, Jupiter.  Enjoy a free presentation of “My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2” with the entire family. In this family-oriented romantic comedy, the Portokalos family returns with an even “bigger and Greeker” wedding.

October 15th, 5 p.m. – Wines Around the World @ Abacoa Amphitheater, 1267 Main Street, Jupiter.  Enjoy specialty bites and more than a dozen wine samples from Italy, America, Germany and South Africa. Craft beer and desserts will also be served, and each attendee will receive a gift bag with wine accessories.  $50 per person.

October 16th, 7:30 a.m.Namaste Yoga in the Natural Areas @ Jupiter Ridge Natural Area – 1800 U.S. Highway 1, Jupiter.  Join us for a beautiful morning and unwind, intracoastal side, under the mangrove trees! Participants will be led on a 1/2 mile hike to ski beach along the intracoastal at Jupiter Ridge Natural Area where Certified yoga instructor Shannon Ports will lead the group in a 45-minute Kundalini yoga session.  Total hiking distance is approximately 1 mile.  Jupiter Ridge Natural Area is located on US1 approximately 1.4 miles south of Indiantown Road.  Please bring a yoga mat or towel and shoes to hike to the yoga spot.  Part of the Palm Beach County Department of Environmental Resource Management’s “Adventure Awaits” program.  Click here for free registration.

October 16th, 4 p.m.Young Friends of Jupiter Beach Cleanup @ Ocean Cay Park, southeast corner of  US Hwy. 1 at 2188 Marcinski Road.  Young Friends of Jupiter Beach, a group of high school students who care about the environment, was started by Graham Zucker, a high school student at William T. Dwyer High School. The 3rd Sunday of the month, at 4 PM, the students gather at Ocean Cay Park for a beach cleanup. The students are becoming the next generation of environmental stewards and know the importance of preserving Jupiter’s beaches, its’ habitat and marine life for future generations. Students from local and neighboring high schools are invited to join the group. After the beach cleanups the students gather for volleyball games and snacks. As the group grows they continue to look for other ways to expand their environmental preservation message.

Have an event to add to this list or future “Around the JUP” posts?  Email me at NativeJUP@gmail.com. 

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