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The Sierra Club Loxahatchee Group serves Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, and Okeechobee Counties in Florida. The Sierra Club is the oldest and largest grassroots environmental organization in the U.S. with the motto, Explore, Enjoy, Protect. The Loxahatchee Group offers a variety of local events including outings (hikes, paddles, camping, etc), exciting environmental speakers, and social events throughout the year.

Upcoming events (5)

LagoonFest 2019: Volunteers Wanted

West Palm Beach Lake Pavilion

We need four volunteers to help with our informational display during LagoonFest on November 2. The event starts at 9 am and runs until 2 pm. Volunteers are asked to put in two hours at minimum, more if you chose. To help out, please contact Ida Foster, Event Chair, Sierra Club Loxahatchee Group @ 908 [masked]) or [masked]. The 6th ANNUAL 2019 LAGOONFEST, will be on Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach Waterfront, on Saturday, November 2nd, 9:00am - 2:00pm. This is a family friendly event and a local treasure, celebrating the Lake Worth Lagoon. FREE Boat tours, Jet Ski demos, Native Plant giveaways, a KIDS ZONE loaded with activities and Much More. Free parking at Evernia Garage at Evernia Street, WPB. The Sierra Club Booth is #37. Even if you cannot help us with our display, we encourage you to attend. Stop by our booth and say hello. More info: https://www.thepalmbeaches.com/top-event/lagoonfest

Thanks and Giving Celebration

Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties

Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 6:00-10:00 pm At The Community Foundation for Palm Beach & Martin Counties 700 South Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach, FL 33401 Silent Auction proceeds benefit Inspiring Connections Outdoors, Elaine Usherson Scholarship Program and the Loxahatchee Group's conservation efforts. THIS IS THE SIERRA CLUB LOXAHATCHEE GROUP'S HUGE ANNUAL FUND-RAISING AND SOCIAL EVENT. DON'T MISS IT! Join us as we honor Maggy Hurchalla, an American hero who has spent over 45 years as a pioneer in preservation of the Treasure Coast with our 2019 Environmental Champion Award. Sway to the sound of Jamie Rasso, accomplished musician and singer/ songwriter, while feasting on great food and drinks! Featuring Hot and Cold Hors D'Oeuvres Open Wine & Beer Exciting Auction Items! Vacations, Outings & Adventures, Art, Sporting Goods, Hotels & Restaurants, Theme Park Tickets An RSVP on this Meetup site will NOT get you a ticket. You MUST go to this site to purchase tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/thanks-and-giving-celebration-tickets-71402373421 Directions from I-95: Exit on Okeechobee Blvd East Turn left on S Quadrille Blvd Turn right on Hibiscus St. Turn right on S Dixie Hwy Turn left on Tanglewood Community Foundation on right

America Recycles Day: Volunteers Needed

Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County

We need four volunteers to help with our informational display during the celebration of AMERICA RECYCLES DAY with the Solid Waste Authority (SWA) of Palm Beach County on Saturday, November 16 from 9:00am - 2:00pm at 7501 North Jog Road, West Palm Beach. Volunteers will put in two hours at minimum, more if you chose. To help out, please contact Ida Foster, Event Chair, Sierra Club Loxahatchee Group @ 908 [masked]) or [masked]. This Family Friendly Event features: Tours of the SWA's Renewable Energy Facility 2 and Education Center. Bus Tour of the Landfill, Home Chemical and Recycling Center. A Kids Corner to inspire the next generation to become the recycling leaders of tomorrow. Free shred event, Food drive benefiting a local food bank, Toys for Tots drive. Coloring Contest award celebration. Even if you cannot help us with our display, we encourage you to attend. Stop by our booth and say hello. https://swa.org/425/Celebrate-America-Recycles-Day-with-the-

Paddle in John Prince Park, Lake Worth, FL

John Prince Park

Welcome to an outing sponsored by the Loxahatchee Group of the Sierra Club. The suggested donation for this event is $3 for Sierra Club members and $5 for nonmembers, correct change appreciated. You will be required to sign a Sierra Club waiver. Trip leader: Ron Haines,[masked], [masked] . This is a leisurely two-hour paddle in the backwaters of an urban park in central Palm Beach County. Use the Congress Avenue entrance to the park. Go straight through the stop sign and follow the directions to 'PBSO Bike Unit.' The road curves right and then left and then heads straight east. On the right is a canal and on the left is Square Lake and a fishing dock. Just past the dock take a left through the gap in the wooden fence. You will see a grassy area on your right and a sandy spot at the water. This is the launch place. Rentals available: Make your arrangements directly with Bryce Billings of Kayak Lake Worth www.KayakLakeWorth.com[masked]. Tell him you’re with the Ron Haines group. Here is a link to the park: http://www.pbcgov.com/parks/locations/johnprince.htm#.Ut0mNbROnIU Must bring: whistle, PFD, 10-foot length of light rope and lighting (for evening paddles). If you need to cancel the day of the event or if you are running late, you MUST call or text to[masked]. If you do not do this you will be marked as a no show, which may affect your participation in future trips.

Past events (209)

Sierra Club & Beer: Loxahatchee Group Happy Hour

Ocean Republic Brewing

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