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                                                                                                           victory to receive “Wild & Scenic” status for 39 miles of
                                                                                                           the South Yuba River in 1999. The five-day event features
                                                                                                           over 150 award-winning films and welcomes over 100 guest
                                                                                                           speakers, celebrities, and activists who bring a human face
                                                                                                           to the environmental movement. The home festival kicks off
                                                                                                           the international tour to communities around the globe,
                                                                                                           allowing SYRCL to share their success as an environmental
                                                                                                           group with other organizations. The festival is building a
                                                                                                           network of grassroots organizations connected by a common
                                                                                                           goal of using film to inspire activism. National Partners:
                                                                                                           Peak Design, EarthJustice, Klean Kanteen, and Sierra
      wonders of resilience through stunning cinematography   Association Attorneys and Counselors at Law; Inlet Partners:   Nevada Brewing Company.
      and inspiring stories.                            The Fig Sisters, Blue Heron Clan; Event Partners: Tommy   Calendar Announcement:
        “This year’s theme, Resilient By Nature, has a special   Bahama Restaurant – Jupiter, Charlie & Joe’s at Love Street;   Organization: Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum
      meaning to so many people. The name for the theme was   Media Partners: 97.9 WRMF, New Country 103.1, Sunny   Event/Program Name: Seventh annual Wild & Scenic Film
      sparked from a conversation I had last March with the film   107.9, X102.3, Party 96.3, Fox Sports 640AM, 850 WFTL,   Festival – A Virtual Film Festival Experience
      festival folks in California. They were experiencing the   Palm Beach Florida Weekly; Additional support: Modica   Date: April 10, Saturday
      overwhelming impact of wildfires and the virus and our   Family and The Joe Namath Foundation; National Sponsors:   Time: Lobby Time and Chat: 6:30 to 7 p.m., Films: 7 to
      conversation turned to envisioning the future beyond the   Klean Kanteen, EarthJustice, Peak Design, Sierra Nevada   9 p.m.
      devastation and holding onto that hope,” said Kathleen   Brewing Company.                            Location: Virtual online event
      Glover, director of marketing and WSFF Jupiter coordinator,     For more information about the WSFF Jupiter event and   Who Can Watch: Public
      Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum. “We spoke about how   tickets, see our webpage at https://www.jupiterlighthouse.  Admission Cost: Virtual tickets – $20, nonrefundable,
      humans – like nature – are resilient and inevitably come out   org/special-events-tickets/wild-scenic-film-festival/.  benefit for the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum
      on the other side to flourish again. I was thrilled when they   Social media channels:               Tickets:
      told me their board unanimously selected that message for  tickets/wild-scenic-film-festival/
      this year’s theme,” Glover states.                                    More Information Link: https://www.jupiterlighthouse.
        Extra fun this year includes film festival ticket access        org/special-events-tickets/wild-scenic-film-festival/
      to the online streaming event with special guest hosts, live   About The Wild & Scenic Film Festival/South Yuba   Main Website:
      chat room, Wild & Scenic kid’s activity pages, an event   River Citizens League (SYRCL)                Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, Lighthouse Park,
      program, and prizes! Delicious take-out food options will     The Wild & Scenic Film Festival is a collection of films   500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter, FL 33469, telephone:
      be available directly from Tommy Bahama Restaurant in   from the annual festival held the third week of January in   (561) 747-8380. Visit our website for more information:
      Jupiter and will be viewable on the Lighthouse’s WSFF   Nevada City, Calif., which is now in its 19th year! Wild
      event page. Make a night of it!                   & Scenic focuses on films that speak to the environmental     Operated by the Loxahatchee River Historical Society,
        Every ticket holder will be automatically entered to win   concerns and celebrations of our planet. The Wild & Scenic   a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and managing partner
      WSFF door prize drawings courtesy of local donors. Prizes   Film Festival was started by the watershed advocacy group,   in the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area,
      include: gift card from Tommy Bahama Restaurant and a   the South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL) in 2003. The   National Conservation Lands.
      basket of goodies from the Tommy Bahama Store – Jupiter,   festival’s namesake is in celebration of SYRCL’s landmark
      tickets to Lion Country Safari, generous gift certificates
      from Charlie & Joe’s at Love Street: the Beacon, Lucky
      Shuck, Topside at the Beacon and The Tacklebox, and gift
      baskets from the Lighthouse Gift Shop. Anyone taking
      advantage of the Lighthouse special membership offer
      that day will be automatically entered in a national prize
      basket drawing with items donated by our national sponsors.
      Winners will be announced on the Lighthouse’s WSFF event
      page on Sunday, April 11.
        This year we invite the community to enjoy our film
      festival together – from the comfort and safety of their own
      living rooms or backyard or from any smart TV or smart
      device. Lobby time and live chat begins at 6:30 p.m. and
      films begin at 7 p.m. Ticket holders will be sent a link to
      access in early April to prepare for the event.
        Tickets start at $20, purchase online at https://www.
      film-festival/. All ticket proceeds benefit the Jupiter Inlet
      Lighthouse and Museum and support its nonprofit mission.
        The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum hosts the
      national festival as a vital part of our mission as partners
      at the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area.
      Event supporters include: Bright Lights Partner: Searcy,   Don’t meet the criteria
      Denney, Scarola, Barnhart & Shipley Attorneys at Law;
      Gold Level Corporate Partner: Joseph C Kempe Professional   for LASIK surgery?

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