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      Jupiter High School Students

      Make Finals In National Competition

        In April, two groups, the Jupiter High School Winter   up  of  students  playing
      Guard and the Jupiter High School Winds, qualified for   woodwind and brass
      the 2021 WGI Virtual Finals. WGI Sport of the Arts is the   instruments, has had much
      world’s premier organization producing indoor color guard,   success this winter, having
      percussion, and winds competitions. As a nonprofit youth   secured  first  place  and  a
      organization, WGI also serves as the governing body for   superior rating in the FFCC
      the indoor color guard, percussion, and winds activities. It   Championship school
      is called the Sport of the Arts because it brings music to   winds open category, also
      life through performance in a competitive format.  held in Daytona Beach.
        Performing Beyond the Rainbow, the winter guard team,     The Jupiter High School
      competed in scholastic A class against other groups from   Band is under the direction
      across the country by submitting a video of their show. They   of  Ryan  Ross.  For  high
      learned their color guard team would progress to the WGI   school students interested
      Virtual Season Finals on April 17 to 18. The team, which   in joining the band or color
      competed in several in-person competitions in Florida this   guard,  visit  jupiterbands.
      year, placed third during the 2021 FFCC Championships   com or follow Jupiter High
      at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach on March 28.  School Band on Facebook.
        The  Jupiter  High  School  Winds  performed  I Will   Also,  find  the  groups  on
      Always Love You, in the scholastic open winds category   Instagram at jupiterhsband
      of the national WGI virtual competition. The group, made   and jupiter_colorguard.

        Get A Taste Of New Orleans At The                                                                   Outstanding

        3rd Annual Cajun Crawfish & Music Festival

        On Saturday, June 5 At Abacoa                                                                       Natural Area

        Live Music, Authentic Cajun Food, Cooking                                                           Family Day
        Demonstrations, And More!

                                                                                                            May 8 From 10 a.m. To 2 p.m.
           The  3rd Annual  Cajun                       Dwayne taught himself                                 Families explore history and nature at our waterfront
        Crawfish & Music Festival                       how to play the accordion                           site on May 8, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Jupiter Inlet
        returns to Abacoa on Saturday,                  by watching videos of                               Lighthouse & Museum! Get outdoors and explore the
        June 5, 2021 from 10 a.m. – 10                  his father and Clifton                              ONA.
        p.m.  This free premier Cajun                   Chenier. The knowledge                                Children receive free admission and a Lighthouse
        Crawfish and Music Festival                     of Dwayne’s musical                                 activity backpack (limited quantities available). The
        will celebrate the culture and                  ability, along with his                             backpack includes a nature hunt, a junior ranger book
        traditions of Louisiana through                 zydeco Hellraisers band                             and crayon, and Lighthouse binoculars.
        food, music and dance!                          members who have over                                 Adult admission:  $12  adults,  $10  seniors  and
        Virginia Sinicki from The KVJ Show, will serve as the  100 years of combined-                       veterans;  Free:  Children  18  and  under,  Lighthouse
        Master of Ceremonies throughout the day and will bring  experience playing zydeco                   members and active duty United States military.
        her personal flair as a local who grew up New Orleans.     music, shows in every                    History:
           Get a taste of "N'awlins"                    performance. The energy,                              On May 8, 2008, President George W. Bush signed
        with authentic Cajun food                       true talent that Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers   Congressional legislation declaring the 120-acre
        featuring a crawfish boil,                      emit from stage makes it obvious that there is no   Lighthouse site a part of the National Conservation
        jambalaya,  gumbo,  po'                         competition for this band.                          Lands as an Outstanding Natural Area, a protected
        boys, gator tail and more.                         A new introduction to this year’s festival is the VIP stage   heritage landmark for current and future generations
           Experience the                               pods. This area, available to rent on Eventbrite, will allow   within the Bureau of Land Management.
        Voodoo Bayou’s Cooking                          guests to have a private, socially-distanced area that holds
        Demonstrations featuring                        up to 6 people. General lawn seating will also be available
        their chefs and local celebrities as they create their personal  for those who would like to bring their own chair/blanket
        food and drink favorites.                       to enjoy the all-day entertainment.
           Enjoy the Bourbon Street atmosphere with all the
        classic cocktails such as Hurricanes and Grenades.  About Little Smiles:
        Celebrity bartenders, Kevin Rolston and Jason Pennington     This fun-filled, cultural event benefits Little Smiles.
        from the KVJ Show will stop by and help serve up these  Little Smiles is a volunteer driven, nonprofit 501(c)3
        classics.                                       children’s charity. Their mission is to help heal hearts and
           Headlining the day, two-                     create little smiles by providing gifts and fun activities
        time Grammy nominee,                            to children impacted by serious illness, homelessness,
        13-time offbeat winner for                      or  tragedy.  With  the  guidance  of  local  professionals
        best accordion and best                         such as doctors, nurses, child life specialists and social
        band and zydeco album                           workers, they strive to help kids escape their unfortunate
        is Dwayne Dopsie &                              circumstances, even if only for a short period of time. For
        the Zydeco Hellraisers.                         more information visit:
        Dwayne Dopsie, grew up
        in Lafayette, Louisiana.                                                                                                      Photo by Captain Kimo
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