August – October Calendar
Lighthouse Sunset Tour
Aug 5, 12, 19, 26
Sep 2, 9, 16, 23
Oct 14, 21, 28
Time varies by sunset
Take in the spectacular sunset views and witness the Jupiter Light turning on to illuminate the night sky. Visitors get an inside look at the nuts & bolts of a working lighthouse watchroom. Tour time approximately 75 minutes, $15 Members, $20 Non-Members, RSVP required, 561-747-8380 X101. Tours are every Wednesday weather permitting, time varies by sunset, call for tour time. Children must be at least 48” tall to climb the tower. www.jupiterlighthouse.org. Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, 500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter, FL 33469
Lighthouse Moonrise Tour
Aug 29, 7:00 pm Sep 27, 6:15 pm Oct 27, 6:15 pm
A howling good time and spectacular evening view of a full moon from the top of the tower! Tour time approximately 75 minutes, $15 Members, $20 Non-Members, RSVP required, 561-747-8380 x101. Tours are weather permitting, call for tour time. Children must be accompanied by an adult and be at least 48” tall to climb. www.jupiterlighthouse.org. Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, 500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter, FL 33469
Hike Through History
Sep 5, Oct 3, 8am-10am
Discover the topography and natural history of Jupiter’s National Conservation Lands historic site. This 2 mile trek passes through historic points of interest on the 120-acre Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area. The hike departs from the flag pole at the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum and is weather dependent. Program is open to adults and children-minimum age 5, ages 13 & under must be accompanied by an adult that is at least 18 years old. Hiker’s footwear, active wear, a hat, and a full water bottle or canteen should be carried. Admission is free but space is limited-RSVP required 561-747-8380 X101. Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, 500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter, FL 33469. www.jupiterlighthouse.org.
Lighthouse Story Time & Crafts for Kids
Aug 4, Sep 1, Oct 6, 10:30am-11:15am, Free Program
Join us under the Lighthouse Seminole Chickee Hut for story time & craft activity about Lighthouse Keepers, Florida History and People & Local Plants and Animals. Moms & Dads, this is ideal for kids ages 8 and under. Please bring a small beach/picnic mat for your child. Program is free, space is limited, runs approximately 45 minutes, weather permitting, Please RSVP 561-747-8380 X101. Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, 500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter FL 33469 www.jupiterlighthouse.org
Lighthouse Coffee & Book Club
Aug 5, Sep 2, Oct 7, 6-7 PM
Join Museum Staff in book discussions on all things Florida! Discover the surprisingly rich heritage of our State in both fiction and non-fiction. The Lighthouse Coffee & Book Club meets the first Wednesday of every month in the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum Café. Donation suggested. Check our web calendar for Book reading schedule. Please RSVP to 561-747-8380 X101. www.jupiterlighthouse.org Location: Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, 500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter.
Twilight Yoga at the Light
Aug 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 @ 7-8 PM
Sep 7, 14, 21, 28 @ 7-8 PM
Oct 5, 12, 19, 26 @ 6-7pm
Experience the serenity of Yoga with Mary Veal, Kula Yoga Shala,
on the Lighthouse Deck at Sunset! Every Monday (time will vary monthly based on sunset.) This is an all levels class and beginners are welcomed and encouraged! Offered by donation. Bring a yoga mat and a flashlight. Meet at the Museum 10 minutes prior to start time, class is weather dependent-please check website for updates and future start times. Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, 500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter, FL 33469 www.jupiterlighthouse.org
Tales from the Archives
Aug 19, 6-7 PM
Join us in the Museum café as Staff shares the latest discoveries in local historical research and new findings from our ever expanding Museum’s collection. You may be the first to hear about new research shedding light on an old mystery or see an unusual or rare donation up-close! What fascinating facts are in the archives of the Loxahatchee River Historical Society? Historian and Collections Manager Josh Liller will give a 30-45 minute presentation related to local history drawn from our Archives and the latest research. Q&A will follow. A must for history buffs. Free to the public. Check our web calendar for additional scheduling. Space limited RSVP required to 561-747-8380 X101. www.jupiterlighthouse.org Location: Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, 500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter.
National Lighthouse Day – August 7, 2015
We’re Celebrating with a special Buy-One-Get-One Free Admission for Children ages 6-18 today only!! Hours: 10am-4pm (last tour leaves at 4pm.) Children must at least 48″ tall to climb the Lighthouse.
National Public Lands Day Cleanup Sept. 26- www.publiclandsday.org. Contact Peter DeWitt, Bureau of Land Management to volunteer at the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area, firstname.lastname@example.org
2015 Jupiter Inlet Veterans Family Fishing Classic, October 12, 9 am – 3 pm
FishingCommunity.Org in partnership with the Bureau of Land Management and Loxahatchee River Historical Society will be holding this inaugural event for wounded, injured and ill Veterans from all campaigns. Location: Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, 500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter, FL. Wounded Warriors Invited and Volunteers Needed! See more and sign up: www.fishingcommunity.org/fl/ji2015
Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum’s Lighting for Awareness:
August 20 & 21, Lighting up Green for Muscular Dystrophy
August 28-30, Lighting up Purple for Alzheimer’s
October 2-4, Lighting up Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness
Lighthouse Tower will be closed from Sep 28-Oct 9, 2015, for preservation work. Dates are subject to change, check website for updates.
Tours will be conducted to the Lighthouse Deck area only. Admission is half-price during this time, $5 adults, $2.50 for children ages 6-18.
In honor of Blue Star Museums the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is now honoring free regular daytime admission YEAR-ROUND for Active Duty US Military & their immediate families with current ID beginning May 1st, 2015. Present ID at the time of admission.