Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum New April Programs
Wild & Scenic Film Festival, April 14th is SOLD OUT
National Water Dance Performance
April 22, 4-5 pm
Enjoy a unique dance performance, bringing attention to the fragility of our waters through the talent of arts students… in honor of earth day. Free to the public beginning at 3:30pm. Lighthouse will be closed during this time. Location: Lighthouse deck
Lighting for Awareness
April 25 & 26th – The Lighthouse is turning Blue for Autism Awareness
Autism Night at the Light
April 25, 5:30-7:30 pm
This event is an opportunity for families and caretakers with children on the autism spectrum to have some fun in an autism-friendly environment along with other families. We have fun activities planned including lighthouse climbs, the Keeper’s Workshop, Tindall Pioneer Homestead, meeting Mrs. Lighthouse, mural painting, and more. Food and Ice Cream for sale. Free admission for families touched by Autism. Register online jupiterlighthouse.org. Participants: JILM, Ernie Els Center, Bureau of Land Management, and the Yale Club.
Lighthouse Story Time & Crafts for Kids
May 1, 10:30am-11:15am
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. Please arrive 10 minute prior for check-in. Gate closes/no admission after 10:40 am. Program is free & runs approximately 45 minutes. Space is limited to 25 children, RSVP required by the Friday before program date to 561-747-8380 X101. www.jupiterlighthouse.org
Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, 500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter FL 33469
Lighthouse Book Club
May 2, 6-7 pm “Mirage: Florida and the Vanishing Waters” by Cynthia Barnett
Join us for book discussions on all things Florida! Discover the surprisingly rich heritage of our State in both fiction and non-fiction. Book Club meets the first Wednesday of every month (second Wednesday in July & Dec 2018) in the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum Quarterdeck room. Check our web calendar for full Book reading schedule. Please RSVP to 561-747-8380 X101. www.jupiterlighthouse.org Location: Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, 500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter
Hike Through History
May 5, 8:30-am-10:30am
Join our staff on a 2 mile trek through the 120-acre Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area discovering a history shaped by nature. 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, tour is weather dependent. Hike meets at the Museum’s flag pole. Admission is free but space is limited-RSVP required 561-747-8380 X101. Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, 500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter, FL 33469. www.jupiterlighthouse.org.
Outreach Speaker Series: Coast Guard In Hobe Sound & Jupiter
May 16, 6PM-7PM
Morgade Library (Stuart)
Join us in the Museum Quarterdeck as Staff shares the latest discoveries in local historical research and new findings from our ever expanding Museum’s collection. The Lighthouse Service merged with the Coast Guard in 1939, but the Coast Guard has had a much larger role in our area than many people recognize. Historian Josh Liller will cover not only the military operation of the lighthouse, but also the local Loran Stations. This presentation will feature the latest research and photos from the Coast Guard Historian’s office and several servicemen assigned here. Q&A will follow. Free to the public
Description & Image: reuse from January’s Lighthouse Lecture Series (same presentation)
Lighthouse Lecture Series: Five Military Flags Over Jupiter
May 19, 1-2 pm
Did you know that all five branches of the US military have a history in the Jupiter area? Join us on Armed Forces Day as Historian Josh Liller covers local history from Fort Jupiter to Station J. Meets in the Museum Quarterdeck and Q&A will follow. Free to the public – A must for history buffs. Space is limited & RSVP required to 561-747-8380 X101. www.jupiterlighthouse.org Location: Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, 500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter.
10th Anniversary Celebration of the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area
May 8th Programs:
Calling All Artists, 9 am – 5 pm
Calling all Plein-air artists. Join us to capture the beauty of the Outstanding Natural Area on the 10th Anniversary of the national designation. Entrance fee for artists $10 each. Must register in advance online. Refreshments will be served on the Lighthouse deck. Artist will share their works on social media during the event using the hashtag #10YearsJILONA. Artist must bring their own easels and materials and agree to be photographed during the day. http://www.jupiterlighthouse.org/special-events-tickets/outstanding-natural-area-celebration/
Learn To Fish, 1 pm -5 pm
Families are invited to the waterfront to learn to fish with FishingCommunity.org instructors. Equipment is provided. Admission: $10 adults, children free.
Lighthouse Sunset Tour
May 9, 23, 7:30pm
Experience the stunning 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, Cost: $20 per person, $15 for Lighthouse Members, Tickets required – purchase online or call 561-747-8380 X101. Tours are weather permitting. Children must be at least 48” tall to climb the Lighthouse and accompanied by an adult. http://www.jupiterlighthouse.org/calendar/
Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, 500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter, FL 33469
Lighthouse Moonrise Tour
May 29, 7:45 pm
A howling good time and spectacular evening view of a full moon from the top of the Lighthouse! Tour time approximately 75 minutes, Cost: $20 per person, $15 for Lighthouse Members, Tickets required – purchase online or call 561-747-8380 x101. Tours are weather permitting. Children must be accompanied by an adult and be at least 48” tall to climb the Lighthouse. http://www.jupiterlighthouse.org/calendar/
Twilight Yoga at the Light
May 7, 14, 21, 28 7-8 PM
Experience the serenity of Yoga with Mary Veal on the Lighthouse Deck at sunset every Monday. This is an all levels class and beginners are welcomed and encouraged! $10 donation per person. Bring a yoga mat, water bottle 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. Have a question? [email protected]
Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, 500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter, FL 33469
Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum 2018
Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum offers climbing tours of the landmark 1860 lighthouse. The waterfront Museum in the restored WWII building exhibits Five Thousand Years on the Loxahatchee, which explores Native American, Seminole, Florida Maritime, Lighthouse, Pioneer and WWII Secret “Station J” history. Showcasing the amazing past of the Loxahatchee River region, the heritage site also features the Tindall Pioneer Homestead, Pennock Plantation Bell and Lighthouse Keepers Workshop. Tour options include guided tour with a docent or self-tour with a smartphone app. Also available are the museum gift shop, educational programs for children and adults, sunset tours, moonrise tours, weddings & proposals, and special events.
The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is part of the 120-acre federally designated, Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area. Hiking trail and observation tower located on the north side of Beach Road. Open Tues-Sun (Open 7 days Jan-Apr,) 10 am-5 pm, last lighthouse tour leaves at 4 pm. Check website for holiday hours and early closings. Children must be at least 48” tall to climb tower. Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, 500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter, FL 33469, 561-747-8380x 101, www.jupiterlighthouse.org.
Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum offers climbing tours of the landmark 1860 lighthouse. The waterfront History Museum in the restored WWII building exhibits Five Thousand Years on the Loxahatchee, and the heritage site also features the Tindall Pioneer Homestead, Pennock Plantation Bell and Lighthouse Keepers Workshop Exhibit. The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is part of the 120-acre federally designated, Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area.