JUP Girl’s Picks of the Week (October 24th – October 30th)

After a weekend of gorgeous weather,here’s what’s up this week in Jupiter and Northern Palm Beach County:

October 25th, 11 a.m. – Biggest Sea Turtle Release EVER! @ Loggerhead Marinelife Center. Five sea turtles head home to the Atlantic Ocean Tuesday morning if the weather and surf allow.  Loggerhead Marinelife Center plans to release five sea turtles on Tuesday Oct. 25 at 11 a.m.  Guests should arrive early to get parking and best viewing areas for the release on the beach at LMC just north of Donald Ross Road in Juno Beach.        

October 27th, 6 p.m.An Evening Under the Stars @ Pine Glades Natural Area, 14122 W. Indiantown Road, Jupiter.  Palm Beach County’s Department of Environmental Resources Management (ERM) will host an after-hours event at Pine Glades Natural Area in Jupiter with a sunset hike followed by stargazing.  Members of the Astronomical Society of the Palm Beaches will set up telescopes and give attendees a “tour” of the night sky.  Stargazing will be preceded by a sunset hike led by ERM staff.  This event will give participants a unique opportunity to learn about the history of the land, the animals that live there, night sights and sounds, and urban sky glow.  Part of the Palm Beach County Department of Environmental Resource Management’s “Adventure Awaits” program.  Click here for free registration.

October 28th, 6 p.m.Kooky Halloween @ Jupiter Community Center, 200 Military Trail, Jupiter.  A creepy evening of fun for the whole family!  There will be bounce houses, candy, music, prizes, games, and a flashlight Egg Haunt.  Don’t forget to bring a bag for candy!

October 29th, 7:30 a.m.Sunrise Paddle @ Cypress Creek Natural Area (South), 9250 Indiantown Road, Jupiter.  Come paddle with ERM staff at Cypress Creek Natural Area.  Join us as the sun rises over this recently restored and created wetland.  This trip will be at the newly-opened south tract of Cypress Creek Natural Area.  The parking area is located on Indiantown Road approximately 3/4 mile east of Jupiter Farms Road, or 1/5 miles west of Florida’s Turnpike.  Bring appropriate clothing, water and a dry bag.  Our partners at the Loxahatchee River District River Center will be providing 15 kayaks for free. An additional 5 spots are also available for folks that bring their own kayak/canoe.  Part of the Palm Beach County Department of Environmental Resource Management’s “Adventure Awaits” program.  Click here for free registration.

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