MONDAY, FEB 27 – FRIDAY, MAR. 31
Fifth Avenue Art Gallery IN THE FRONT ROOM GALLERY: Our 17th Annual juried exhibition, 100% Pure Florida, an exhibit that highlights the varied and extraordinary talents of local, regional and state-wide artists. More info: 321-259-8261. At1470 Highland Avenue, Melbourne. Visirt: http://www.fifthavenueartgallery.com.
FRIDAY, MARCH 3
Kings County at Squid Lips - Rock with the kings at your favorite local sand bar on1477 Pineapple Ave. in Melbourne, from 6 to 10 p.m.
FRIDAY, MARCH 3 - SATURDAY, MARCH 4
Viera Park Market -- Monthly 1st Friday local market 4-8 with artisans, crafters, local fresh foods & food trucks. Family friendly About this Event We feature local fresh specialty foods, artisans, crafters, food trucks and a friendly atmosphere. Visit: https://allevents.in/melbourne/viera-park-market/10000144763592803
SATURDAY, MARCH 4
Join us at the Turkey Creek Sanctuary for our Introduction to Hiking & Camping class. The cost is $7 per adult, and $3 per child. We will discuss the basics of short and long distance hiking, as well as camping for individuals and families. We will have gear on display and demonstrate how to set up tents, cooking equipment. To register, call (321) 676-6690.
Brianna Marie Foundation 5K: 11th annual race is a benefit for the field of fetal medicine. Enjoy children's activities, a butterfly release, raffle items, more. $30, discount for ages 0-17. Virtual race option available, for $40. (Part of the four-race “Run for the Kids” challenge – the other races are the Tooth Trot 5K on Jan. 28, the Brevard PALS 5K run/walk for Autism Awareness on Feb. 25, and the Downtown Melbourne 5K: Wizards, Muggles & More on March 25. Registration for the four race series is $100; register by Jan. 26.) 8 a.m., Wickham Park Community Center, 2815 Leisure Way, Melbourne. For more information, visit https://runsignup.com/Race/FL/Melbourne/BriannaMarieFoundation5K
Downtown Melbourne Botanical Fest: Free, family-friendly event that features lavish landscape designs, garden sculptures, flowers and plants, trees and shrubs, unique gifts, garden-themed art, food, more. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., downtown Melbourne along East New Haven Avenue. For more information, call (321) 724-1741 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Opening Reception from 4 to 6 pm – The Studios of Cocoa Beach, 159 Minutemen Causeway in downtown Cocoa Beach welcomes back artist Pete Steenland from Daytona, Florida in a solo exhibition “The Evolution of SLICE and Other Works.” This month-long exhibits features a painting called SLICE that evolved through four phases from Feb. 28 to April 2. Info: www.studiosofcocoabeach.org.
SATURDAYS IN MARCH (4, 11, 18, 25)
Open House at Green Gables at Historic Riverview Village, Inc. on 1501 S. Harbor City Blvd. in Melbourne. Tours are $10 per person, from10 AM to 2 PM. Visit: https://www.greengables.org.
SATURDAY, MARCH 4 – SUNDAY, MARCH 5
Grant Seafood Festival: 56th annual volunteer-run event supports college scholarships and summer break activities for local children. Enjoy succulent seafood dinners and sea-food a la carte, as well as food for landlubbers, tasty desserts, and craft exhibits. Free admission, free parking. Expected hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, at 4580 First Street, Grant. For more information, visit https://www.grantseafoodfestival.com/
Spring Fine Art & Craft Fair: 1 Oleander Street, Cocoa. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Two days of fabulous art and crafts, plus street food and live entertainment throughout the grounds. Kid and pet friendly. Free admission. For more information, call (321) 631-9075 or see VisitCocoaVillage.com.
SUNDAY, MARCH 5
Space Coast Habitat for Humanity, Whiskey and Wood. Bird of a Feather Build Together! Food, drinks, birdhouses, entertainment. From 4 – 7 p.m. at Hell ‘n Blazes Brewing Co. on 1002 E. New Haven Ave. in Melbourne. Tickets: https://www.spacecoasthabitat.org/events/whiskey--wood/
Over the past 4 years, GREGGIE AND THE JETS have SOLD OUT concerts all over Florida. They will play again at the Grant Seafood Festival, in Grant at 2:30pm. Visit: https://grantseafoodfestival.com - STANDING ROOM ONLY.
Join us at the Turkey Creek Sanctuary from 6:30 to 8:30 PM for our Spring Owl Prowl. We're talon you, it'll be a hoot! $10 per person, ages 12 and up. Call the Nature Center at (321) 676-6690 to sign up in advance as advance signup is required and we are limited to 30 participants. Students should meet at the Sanctuary Nature Center no later than 6:30 pm. For questions or to sign up, please call the Nature Center at (321) 676-6690.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8 – THURSDAY, MARCH 9
Sundry Showcase: Mixing it up in Melbourne, the Swingtime Jazz Orchestra always brings the best of the last hundred years of Jazz Music to our Concert Cafe – a concert set-ting with room to dance! 7 p.m., Melbourne Auditorium, 625 E. Hibiscus Blvd., Melbourne. Free event. For more information, visit www.mmband.org/concerts-and-dances/sundry-showcase
THURSDAY, MARCH 9
Dunkin’ Donuts Car & truck Show, 1220 N. A1A, Indialantic, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Free Show! Bring what ya got. If it rolls, roll it in. Rat rods, under construction, all years, makes, models, no judging, no trophies, just good fun! Family, pet friendly free event. Questions: Bill Antonetz (321) 725-3648.
FRIDAY, MARCH 10
Spring Fling Sock Hop: A Rock & Roll Revue event at 7 pm., Melbourne Auditorium, 625 E. Hibiscus Blvd., Melbourne. Welcome Spring with a groovy dance to some of the best music of the '50s and '60s. Tickets are $15 and are available on the MMB website: www.mmband.org/concerts-and-dances/spring-fling-sock-hop
Pavel Haas String Quartet con-cert: Melbourne Chamber Music Society presents this concert at 7:30 p.m., St. Marks United Methodist Church, 2030 N. A1A, Indialantic. Adult tickets are $35, student tickets are $10. For more information, visit www.melbournechambermusicsociety.org/
The Melbourne Chamber Music Society present the renowned Pavel Haas String Quartet in a concert of the music of Joseph Suk, Erik Korngold, and Dvorak at St. Mark's United Methodist Church at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $35 adults, $10 students, and available at 321-213-5100, online at MelbourneChamberMusicSociety.org, or at the door.
FRIDAY, MARCH 10 – SUNDAY, MARCH 26
“Cinderella:” Enjoy a classic with music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II at Surfside Playhouse, 301 Ramp Road, Cocoa Beach. Shows are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m., with a special Saturday matinee at 2 p.m. on March 25. For more information, call (321) 783-3127 or visit www.surfsideplayers.com/
SATURDAY, MARCH 11
Bi-monthly Dance! From 7:00-10:00pm. Martin Andersen Senior Center, 1025 South Florida Ave. in Rockledge. Members $7, Non-Members $8. Phone: (321) 631-7549, Office Hours 9AM to 2PM if a volunteer is available. Visit: Mandersenseniorcenter.org - Walking Path open 7 days a week.
“Mendelssohn & Beethoven:” Brevard Symphony Orchestra presents a night of favorites from some of the biggest names in music. Violinist Julian Rhee returns to the BSO to perform Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 2, with this program being bookended by two titans: Ludwig van Beethoven and Felix Mendelssohn. Two shows, at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., King Center for the Performing Arts, 3865 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne. For more information, visit www.kingcenter.com/events/detail/mendelssohn-beethoven
Happy St. Patrick’s Dunkin’ Donuts Car & truck Show, 1220 N. A1A, Indialantic, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Free Show! Bring what ya got. If it rolls, roll it in. Rat rods, under construction, all years, makes, models, no judging, no trophies, just good fun! Family, pet friendly free event. Questions: Bill Antonetz (321) 725-3648.
Space Coast Symphony Orchestra presents "Yale Spizzwinks," the zany acapella underclassmen from Yale, 7:00 PM, Eau Gallie High School Performing Arts Center. $30 advance ticket ($35 at door), FREE for 18 & under or w/student ID. Info: 855.252.7276 or SpaceCoastSymphony.org.
South Brevard Historical Society – Story of the Campbell Family of Melbourne, 3 p.m., on 540 E. Fee Avenue in Melbourne. Barbara Arthur and Ann Raley Flotte will be sharing the fascinating story of this family who arrived in 1884, when the town boasted a population of 30 residents, and left a legacy. Info: email@example.com
SATURDAY - SUNDAY, MARCH 11-12
Indiafest, Handicrafts of India, Sat. from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sun. from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. At Wickham Park on 2500 Parkway Dr. in Melbourne. Adults: $8, Children under 12: $4, Children under 5: Free. Cultural shows, traditional indian cuisines, fashion show, music, henna, cooking demo, arts, crafts, yoga, raffles and more! Advance tickets can be purchased online: indiafestbrevard.org
SUNDAY, MARCH 12
Space Coast Symphony Orchestra presents "Yale Spizzwinks," the zany acapella underclassmen from Yale, 3:00 PM, 1590 27th Ave in Vero Beach. $30 advance ticket ($35 at door), FREE for 18 & under or w/student ID. Info: (321) 952-3231 or SpaceCoastSymphony.org.
Dr. Vernon Boushell Concert Series – "Haydn, Mozart & Barber’s Adagio for Strings,” featuring the Riverside Chamber Orchestra and Riverside Community Chorale, 3:30 PM, Riverside Presbyterian Church, 3400 N. Atlantic Avenue (A1A), Cocoa Beach. FREE (ticket required). Info: 386-320-6112 or RiversidePresbyterianChurch.org.
Community Band of Brevard – "Spring Fling," Lighter selections, marches and suites for springtime. From 3:00 PM, Merritt island High School Auditorium, 100 Mustang Way (off North Courtenay Parkway). FREE. Info: 321.258.5580 or CommunityBandOfBrevard.com.
SUNDAY, MARCH 12 – MONDAY, MARCH 13
“On Your Feet!: The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan:” A new Broadway musical will be performed at 7:30 p.m., King Center for the Per-forming Arts, 3865 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne. Individual tickets available; season tickets for the “Broad-way at the King Center” series start at $179 online at Broadwayatthe-KingCenter.com.
MONDAY - FRIDAY, MARCH 13-17
Spring Break Camp! At the Ted Whitlock Community Center on 1951 Malabar Rd. NW. For kids ages 6 to 12. Sports, games, specials, and more! $90 for the week, plus the cost of specials. Discounts available to those who qualify. Camp is from 7 AM to 6 PM daily from Monday, March 13, through Friday, March 17. Registration: playonline.palmbayflorida.org beginning Wednesday, March 1 and closing on Sunday, March 12, at 8 PM. InformThe Emerson Center.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15
Rock, Paper, Simple -- your marketing partners offer you free espresso coffee on the house at their quarterly hangout. Come by to sip, stroll a tour of the office, and meet the team! From 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Start your day on a brew-tiful note!
FRIDAY, MARCH 17
JT's Bluegrass, "Tennessee Bluegrass Band" Bluegrass & St. Paddy's Day fiddling, 7:00 PM, Shepherd's Hall, 2063 Garden Street, Titusville. Reserved Seats $28. Call: 321-693-5508 or jtsBluegrass.com.
FRIDAY, MARCH 17 - SUNDAY, MARCH 26
Palm Bay Fair! At the Space Coast Harley Davidson on I-95 and Palm Bay Rd. FREE unlimited rides and shows. FREE Pig races. Free parakeet encounter. Free Barnyard Review. Free Clown Comedy Show. & MORE! More information: 855-386-3836.
SATURDAY, MARCH 18
You are Invited! BFRW 2023 Military Appreciation Dinner and Fundraising Auction, at Space Coast Convention Center. Family and friends welcome! Contact: 321-727-1212 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Spring Break Movie at the Pool! Palm Bay Recreation Department inside the Aquatic Center on 420 Community College Pkwy SE in Palm Bay. Gates open at 6 p.m. Movie is free and starts at 7:30 p.m. Brings the kids and enjoy open swimming, plus a showing of Disney’s “Finding Nemo.” More info: www.PlayPalmBay.org or www.Facebook.com/PalmBayAquaticCenter.
Brevard Federated Republican Women invites you to share our tribute to those military men and women who serve and have served at our Veterans & Military Appreciation Dinner and Fundraising Auction. Space Coast Convention Center, 301 Tucker Lane, Cocoa. Dinner is $75, at 6:30pm, Cash bar & Hors d’oeuvres 5:00pm. Silent Auction, live Auction, speakers. RSVP: www.brevardfederatedrepublicanwomen.org or (321) 727-1212.
Space Coast Symphony Orchestra - "Symphonic Jukebox" Best known tunes of classical music, 7:00 PM, Satellite High School Performing Arts Center, 300 Scorpion Ct. in Satellite Beach. $30 advance ticket ($35 at door), FREE for 18 & under or w/student ID. Info: 855.252.7276 or SpaceCoastSymphony.org.
SUNDAY, MARCH 19
Space Coast Symphony Orchestra - "Symphonic Jukebox" Best known tunes of classical music, 3:00 PM, Vero Beach High School Performing Arts Center, 1707 16th Street in Vero Beach. $30 advance ticket ($35 at door), FREE for 18 & under or w/student ID. Info: 855.252.7276 or SpaceCoastSymphony.org.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22 – THURSDAY, MARCH 23
“University of Saturday Morning Cartoons” concert: Melbourne Community Orchestra concert be-gins at 7 p.m., City of Melbourne Au-ditorium, 625 E. Hibiscus Blvd., Mel-bourne. Free. Concerts start at 7 p.m. with a pre-show at 6:15 p.m. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. For more information on the Melbourne Com-munity Orchestra, visit www.mcorchestra.org.
SATURDAY, MARCH 25
Bi-monthly Dance! From 7:00-10:00pm. Martin Andersen Senior Center, 1025 South Florida Ave. in Rockledge. Members $7, Non-Members $8. Phone: (321) 631-7549, Office Hours 9AM to 2PM if a volunteer is available. Visit: Mandersenseniorcenter.org - Walking Path open 7 days a week.
South Melbourne Beach Arts and Crafts Show at the South Beach Community Center, 500 Old Florida Trail in Melbourne Beach. From: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, Free to attend. Artisans and crafters showcasing original work. Live music, vendors, food trucks. Open-air around wildlife pond. Call: 321-952-3210.
Fourth Annual Purple Day for Epilepsy Awareness Around the World and Expo. Join the Anita Kaufmann Foundation & Epilepsy Association for a full day of epilepsy awareness and purple fun at Disney’s Contemporary Resort in Orlando, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and enjoy the following: education, resources, advocacy materials, meet and greet with founder Cassidy Megan, fun activities, giveaways, free swag bag, photo ops, refreshments, and more! First 200 to register enter a drawing for Disney tickets! Register: epilepsyassociation.com/events
Downtown Melbourne 5K: Benefit for The Haven for Children, a resi-dential and therapeutic home for children removed from their families due to neglect, abuse or abandon-ment. $28 for adults, discounts for ages 1-17 and SCR members. Virtual race option available, for $35. (Part of the four-race “Run for the Kids” challenge – the other races are the Tooth Trot 5K on Jan. 28, the Bre-vard PALS 5K run/walk for Autism Awareness on Feb. 25, and the Brianna Marie Foundation 5K on March 4. Registration for the four race series is $100; register by Jan. 26.) 8 a.m., Eau Gallie Square, 1453 Highland Ave., Melbourne. For more information, visit https://runsignup.com/Race/FL/Melbourne/DowntownMelbourne5K
A Night Among the Stars on the Space Coast -- It’s your chance to make a difference in the future of our children in the system of care in Brevard County who will become the leaders of our communities tomorrow. The Brevard Family Partnership Foundation is holding a black-tie Gala event at the Hilton Rialto on 200 Rialto Pl, Melbourne, at 6 p.m. Special speakers, silent auction, dinner, dancing, plus partnership! Tickets $125 per person. To register or for more information visit: https://lp.constantcontactpages.com/cu/ymRpBmK/bfpgala2023
The Florida-Friendly Landscaping Seminar at the Eau Gallie Civic Center on 1551 Highland Avenue. This is a free event with raffle prizes and goody bags. There will be free food available from Love Bugs. Bring your own reusable bottle for water, coffee, and tea, as this is a sustainable event. There will also be a plant sale if you are looking for native and Florida-friendly plants for your yard. For more information or to register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/florida-friendly-landscapingtm-seminar-2023-tickets-491723116077?aff=ebdssbdestsearch or call: UF/IFAS at 321-633-1702 x52315.
Plying Handspun Yarn at Fiber Guild Meeting - The Space Coast Weavers & Fiber Artists will meet at 10 am at the Merritt Island Public Library, 1195 N. Courtenay Parkway. Keith Straley will demonstrate two different plying techniques on the spinning wheel: Chain Plying and Cable Plying. Participants are encouraged to bring their wheels and 1-3 bobbins of spun singles depending on which plying techniques they want to try out. Meetings are free and open to the public. For more information call Jeanie McCormack at 321-266-1610.
THURSDAY, MARCH 30
SCSO Rocks: Special concert features the Space Coast Symphony Jazz Orchestra performing music from bands including Queen, U2, The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, Van Morrison, Led Zeppelin, ABBA, James Brown, The Eagles, ELO, Pink Floyd, more. "The Best of Classic Rock," The JAZZ Orchestra & Music Works present rock-n-roll classics. Tickets start at $35, at 7:00 PM. The Emerson Center, Vero Beach. For more information, call (855) 252-7276 or visit www.SpaceCoastSymphony.org.
FRIDAY, MARCH 31
Frontier School at Sams House: Learn about the Indian River Lagoon from 10:30 a.m. to noon, 6195 N. Tropical Trail, Merritt Island. For more information, visit Facebook.com/eelbrevard
SATURDAY, APRIL 1
The Palm Bay Aquatic center will host an Underwater Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 1. Participants will enjoy a meet & great and pictures with the Bunny, an underwater egg hunt (ages 13 & under), crafts, face painting, and glitter tattoos. Sagi & Kiquo's Hot Dogs and Kona Ice food trucks will be on hand serving delicious food and shaved ice. The cost is $5 per person for the event which runs from 10 AM to Noon. After the event, guests are invited to stay and enjoy open swim hours which run until 4 PM. Space is limited and admission will close once capacity is reached. For more info, call the Palm Bay Aquatic Center at (321) 952-2833.
Turkey Creek Art Show, from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm. Come enjoy 60 vendors with mostly handmade items. Something for everyone, no fooling! Food trucks, raffles every 15 minutes, parking, admission is FREE. At Tony Rosa Community Center on 1502 Port Malabar Blvd NE in Palm Bay, next to Turkey Creek Sanctuary.
Pirate Plunder 2 Miler: Race is based at Meg O'Malley's, Melbourne. $35, discount available for runners under age 12. Virtual race option also available. To register or find out more information, visit runbrevard.com/
SUNDAY, APRIL 2
“R.E.S.P.E.C.T.:” The “ultimate tribute to the legendary queen of soul,” Aretha Franklin, will be performed at 7 p.m., King Center for the Performing Arts, 3865 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne. Individual tickets available; season tickets for the “Broadway at the King Center” series start at $179 online at BroadwayattheKingCenter.com.
SATURDAY, APRIL 8
Celebrate the spring season with the City of Palm Bay and Centerpointe Church on Saturday, April 8 at Fred Poppe Regional Park. Spring Fling will take place at the softball complex from 10 AM to 1 PM with a helicopter egg drop at 12 noon. There will be face painting, photo ops with the bunny, Kona Ice, food & craft vendors, and egg hunts. For more information, contact Daniel Waite at Daniel.Waite@PBFL.org or (321) 726-2760.
MONDAY, APRIL 10 – APRIL 11
“Fiddler on the Roof:” New production of the beloved theatrical masterpiece, with movement and dance based on the original staging. 7:30 p.m., King Center for the Performing Arts, 3865 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne. Individual tickets available; season tickets for the “Broadway at the King Center” series start at $179 online at BroadwayattheKingCenter.com.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12 – THURS-DAY, APRIL 13
Music That Moves You Concert Series: 7 p.m., City of Melbourne Auditorium, 625 E. Hibiscus Blvd., Melbourne. Free concert from Melbourne Municipal Band. This concert is a preview of what the band will play at the Association of Concert Bands national convention in Orlando in May of 2023. Diverse composers will bring us music that will make us want to dance, contemplate and party. Free concert. Food and beverages available for purchase. For more information, visit www.mmband.org/concerts-and-dances/music-that-moves-you
FRIDAY, APRIL 14
“Spring, Sprang, Sprung” Sock Hop: 7 p.m., Melbourne Auditorium, 625 E. Hibiscus Blvd., Melbourne. Dance the night away with the Swingtime Jazz Orchestra. Tickets are $15 and are available on the MMB website: https://www.tix.com/ticket-sales/mmband/6138
Modigliani String Quartet concert: Melbourne Chamber Music Society presents this concert at 7:30 p.m., St. Marks United Methodist Church, 2030 N. A1A, Indialantic. Adult tickets are $35, student tickets are $10. For more information, visit www.melbournechambermusicsociety.org/
FRIDAY, APRIL 14 – SUNDAY, APRIL 16
Grant BBQ Festival: 20th annual event offers delicious chicken, ribs and pork prepared by backyard barbeque teams in the contest, along with live music, arts and crafts market, classic car and motorcycle show, more. Free admission and free parking. Donations for admission gratefully accepted. Time and entertainment are TBA. 4580 First Street, Grant. For more information, visit https://grantbbqfestival.com/
SATURDAY, APRIL 15
“American Dream:” Brevard Sym-phony Orchestra presents music from four prominent composers who were also influential teachers in America, to finish the season. Lyri-cism and passion abound in Dvora-k's Cello Concerto and Hanson's Romantic Symphony, while Higdon's colorful blue cathedral features breathtaking orchestration. 7:30 p.m., King Center for the Performing Arts, 3865 N. Wickham Road, Mel-bourne. For more information, visit www.kingcenter.com/events/detail/mendelssohn-beethoven
Turkey Creek Day – Arts & Crafts vendors, food and Drinks, ranger tours, kids storytime and activities, native plant tour. FREE. From 9 am to 2 pm. 1502 Port Malabar Blvd in Palm Bay. Info: www.turkeycreek.org or www.playpalmbay.org.
10th Annual Illuminate the Night Gala – Spring Forward for Autism. Save the Date! More information on Sponsorship, Tickets, and In Kind donations coming soon! However, for any questions, please email Susan@springforwardforautism.org or call 954-214-6781.
SATURDAY, APRIL 15 – SUNDAY, APRIL 16
Blueberry Fest: Will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days in Wick-ham Park, 2500 Parkway Drive, Mel-bourne. Enjoy family fun & festivities, many for free – including art & crafts, delicious food, bounce hous-es, blueberry shortcake, live enter-tainment, rock painting, blueberry fudge, pony rides, a blueberry relay, face painting, Hula Hoop contest, pie eating contest, petting farm, the “Berry Cute Baby Contest,” frisbee dog shows, sack races, train rides, jams and jellies, corn hole, treats and more. Admission is $6 – bring a canned good for the South Brevard Sharing Center for $1 off admission. Admission for kids age 2 and young-er is free. For more information, call (386) 860-0092 or visit www.melbournefest.com/Blueberry-Fest-Home.php.
SATURDAY, APRIL 19
The City of Palm Bay’s Annual Spring Golf Classic presented by Storm Busters will be held at the Habitat Golf Course, 3591 Fairgreen St in Malabar. We will have door prizes, giveaways, drawings, and more! Lunch is provided to all participants. Participants may join the tournament as a foursome or play as individuals. Everyone has the chance to win something! Register: playonline.palmbayflorida.org.
FRIDAY, APRIL 21
Frontier School at Sams House: Learn about gopher tortoises from 10:30 a.m. to noon, 6195 N. Tropical Trail, Merritt Island. For more infor-mation, visit Face-book.com/eelbrevard
Over the past 4 years, GREGGIE AND THE JETS have SOLD OUT concerts all over Florida. They will play again at the Space Coast Stadium, Viera, FL - 7:00pm - ticket link: https://fundraise.givesmart.com/form/MTSqyg?vid=w91k0
SATURDAY, APRIL 22
In recognition of Earth Day, Little Growers Inc. and the South Brevard Branch of the NAACP are partnering with the City of Melbourne to host an environmental justice forum called, “Make a Green Noise: Rising Tide” at the Joseph N. Davis Community Center from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Discussion topics will focus on sea level rise, climate migration and climate gentrification. Breakfast, lunch and refreshments will be provided. Register: https://www.littlegrowersinc.org/makeagreennoise. Contact: 321-608-5080 or email email@example.com, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Aaron & Friends:” 7 p.m., East-minster Presbyterian Church, 106 N. Riverside Drive, Indialantic. Enjoy a special program featuring chamber music penned by Aaron Collins and several of his students. For more information, call (855) 252-7276 or visit www.SpaceCoastSymphony.org.
SATURDAY-SUNDAY, APRIL 22-23
38th Melbourne Art Festival Returns to Wickham Park. The award-winning festival, which draws tens of thousands of art and music lovers from throughout Central Florida, is a vibrant family-friendly, pet-friendly event that promotes and encourages artistic endeavors, education and appreciation of the arts. FREE admission, FREE parking, FREE children’s activities and FREE live entertainment throughout the weekend, plus over 200 booths, as well as a VIP Patron Program, sponsor displays, and diverse food and beverage options. 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. More Info: Visit melbournearts.org, email email@example.com or call 321-722-1964.
FRIDAY, APRIL 28 – SUNDAY, MAY 14
“You Can't Take it With You:” En-joy a portrait of a hilarious portrait of a charmingly eccentric family by Moss Hart & George S. Kaufman at Surfside Playhouse, 301 Ramp Road, Cocoa Beach. Shows are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m., with a special Saturday matinee at 2 p.m. on May 13. For more infor-mation, call (321) 783-3127 or visit www.surfsideplayers.com/
SATURDAY, APRIL 29
The City of Palm Bay’s Annual Spring Golf Classic presented by Storm Busters will be held at the Habitat Golf Course, 3591 Fairgreen St in Malabar on Saturday, April 29. We will have door prizes, giveaways, drawings, and more! Lunch is provided to all participants. Participants may join the tournament as a foursome or play as individuals. Everyone has the chance to win something! By participating in the Spring Golf Classic, you can help us continue to offer affordable or free programs and events to our community. Registration is now available online at playonline.palmbayflorida.org. We are also looking for event and hole sponsors. For more information call Daniel Waite at (321) 626-2912 or Andy Dimmig at (321) 409-7105.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 3 – THURS-DAY, MAY 4
“May Mysteries” concert: Mel-bourne Community Orchestra con-cert begins at 7 p.m., City of Mel-bourne Auditorium, 625 E. Hibiscus Blvd., Melbourne. Free. Concerts start at 7 p.m. with a pre-show at 6:15 p.m. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. For more information on the Mel-bourne Community Orchestra, visit www.mcorchestra.org.
THURSDAY, MAY 4
11th Annual Space Coast Prayer Breakfast at The Grand Manor, 1450 Sarno Rd, Melbourne, beginning at 7:30 a.m. $30 per person. Information: https://spacecoastprayerbreakfast.tygmedia.com/ or wepraybrevard.com.
FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY, MAY 5-7
The Platinum Coast Orchid Society presents its 58th Annual Orchid Show and Sale “Orchid Fantasy.” Fri. and Sat. 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Sun. 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Kiwanis Island Park Gymnasium at 951 Kiwanis Island Park Road, Merritt Island (off SR 520, ½ mile east of Merritt Square Mall). Regular admission: $5.00 (free parking). For more information: www.platinumcoastorchidsociety.org
SATURDAY, MAY 13
Run for the Gecko 5K: 20th annu-al benefit for Eau Gallie High running programs. Cupcakes for all finishers, free beer and mimosas for ages 21+. Li'l Gecko kid's run with Zippy the Gecko. $35 for run/walk in advance, discounts for kids up to age 12. For more information, visit https://runsignup.com/Race/FL/Melbourne/runforthegecko
FRIDAY, MAY 19
Frontier School at Sams House: Learn about the native people of Florida, how they lived and the tools they used, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, 6195 N. Tropical Trail, Merritt Island. For more information, visit Face-book.com/eelbrevard
SATURDAY, MAY 27
“The Best of John Williams” side-by-side concert: Relive the magic of blockbuster classics as the Space Coast Symphony fills the hall with the music of John Williams' most legendary film scores. To expe-rience the true power of the force, attendees are encouraged to dress in their favorite Star Wars (or simi-larly themed) attire or costume. The concert will be presented with imag-es on the big screen, and members of the Space Coast Symphony Youth Orchestras will perform side-by-side with their professional SCSO coun-terparts. 7 p.m., The Scott Center at Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy, 5625 Holy Trinity Drive, Melbourne. For more information, visit space-coastsymphony.org
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7 – THURS-DAY, JUNE 8
MMB Pops!: A free “Not in the Park” picnic concert series from the Melbourne Municipal Band's Con-cert Band. Starts at 6:30 p.m., 625 E. Hibiscus Blvd., Melbourne. Bring your own picnic dinner or buy one at the event. Enjoy music from the Beatles, Rocky, St. Louis Blues, Ab-ba, The Wizard of Oz, and Duke El-lington. For more information, visit www.mmband.org/concerts-and-dances/mmb-pops!
FRIDAY, JUNE 9
June Moon Sock Hop: 6:30 p.m., Melbourne Auditorium, 625 E. Hibis-cus Blvd., Melbourne. Dance the night away with the Rock & Roll Re-vue from the Melbourne Municipal Band. Tickets are $15 and are avail-able on the MMB website: www.mmband.org/concerts-and-dances/june-moon-sock-hop
TUESDAY, JUNE 13 – WEDNES-DAY, JUNE 14
“Made in the USA” concert: Mel-bourne Community Orchestra con-cert begins at 7 p.m., City of Mel-bourne Auditorium, 625 E. Hibiscus Blvd., Melbourne. Free. Concerts start at 7 p.m. with a pre-show at 6:15 p.m. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. For more information on the Mel-bourne Community Orchestra, visit www.mcorchestra.org.
FRIDAY, JUNE 16 – SUNDAY, JULY 2
“Moby Dick Fractured:” Enjoy an-other Original Fractured play, written and directed by Bryan Bergeron, at Surfside Playhouse, 301 Ramp Road, Cocoa Beach. Shows are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m., with a special Saturday matinee at 2 p.m. on July 1. For more infor-mation, call (321) 783-3127 or visit www.surfsideplayers.com/
WEDNESDAY, JULY 19 – THURS-DAY, JULY 20
Swingtime Concert: A free “Not in the Park” picnic concert series from the Melbourne Municipal Band's Swingtime Jazz Orchestra. Starts at 6:30 p.m., 625 E. Hibiscus Blvd., Mel-bourne. Bring your own picnic dinner or buy one at the event. For more information, visit www.mmband.org/concerts-and-dances/swingtime-concert
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 9 – THURS-DAY, AUG. 10
“Let's Take a Ride” concert: A free “Not in the Park” picnic concert series from the Melbourne Municipal Band's Concert Band. Starts at 6:30 p.m., 625 E. Hibiscus Blvd., Mel-bourne. Enjoy an indoor picnic con-cert with no ants and air condition-ing! Bring your own picnic dinner or buy one at the event. For more in-formation, visit www.mmband.org/concerts-and-dances/let's-take-a-ride
Through - Saturday, Sept. 10
“Endless Summer” Paintings by Terry Cope: The Downtown Art Gallery , 335 S. Washington Avenue in downtown Titusville is proud to present the paintings of Terry Cope, their Spotlight Artist for the month of August Terry is well known for his textured painting of mangroves. With summer in full force, he has turned his attention to surfing. His Endless Summer Series features playful, light filled, surfers shaded by their boards in the bright Florida sun, or confidently riding the waves. His pen and ink sketches whimsically capture surfers in action. Terry spent his childhood exploring the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge and surfing area beaches. For 20 years he lived in South Florida, marketing high quality artist supplies, meeting artists, and studying techniques. Returning to his hometown of Titusville, Terry resumed his interest in the local environment. His oil and acrylic paintings depict surfers, mangrove shorelines, sea birds and turtles. Terry is always trying new things and his latest work is a culmination of his experience with different mediums. Terry’s paintings are on view until September 10 at the Downtown Art Gallery, Monday through Friday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This amazing art gallery, which also offers printing and framing services, features the work of 20 talented local artists with an emphasis on Florida themes. For information call 321-268-0122 or view them on Facebook @The Downtown Art Gallery.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14
Over the past 4 years, GREGGIE AND THE JETS have SOLD OUT concerts all over Florida. They will play again at Heritage Isle, Viera, FL - TIME TBA - https://www.facebook.com/people/Heritage-Isle-Clubhouse/100069693469062/
Fresh Scratch Bistro & Lounge -- Second Saturday of every month - Classic Car Cruise and Dance. Next show 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. On 1940 Hwy A1A in Indian Harbour, next to Lowe's. Veteran owned. Free show! Open to all years, makes and models. Outdoor under cover dancing and entertainer takes requests. More info: 321-725-3648.
Saturday Bird Walks at Sams House, Saturdays 9:00 AM-10:00 AM. Join the Naturalist Staff of Sams House every Saturday (weather permitting) as we look and listen for birds around the park. From beginner to expert, all levels of birders are welcome. We encourage you to bring your own binoculars if possible, but we have a limited supply to borrow if necessary. Please meet out front between the cabin and the white house prior to the 9 AM walk.
The Bonsai Society of Brevard meets on the 3rd Saturday of each month in the Melbourne Library. Various bonsai demonstrations, classes and workshops to help both beginners and experienced bonsai artists. More info visit: http://www.bonsaisocietyofbrevard.com/
Open House at Green Gables on for Saturdays in September. Green Gables at Historic Riverview Village, Inc. 1501 S. Harbor City Blvd., Melbourne' 10 AM to 2 PM; $10 to tour; children free. Green Gables with its Queen Anne architecture, built in 1896, has stood strong for 126 years. Come and enjoy a tour of Green Gables and see why preserving this home's history further enhances our community's uniqueness for future generations. Your donations will go to rehabilitation and restoration of the historic home and its family legacy. Visit: https://www.greengables.org
Friday Night Community Bingo: The Greater Palm Bay Senior Activity Center, located at 1275 Culver Dr NE in Palm Bay hosts a Bingo night every Friday from 6 p.m.- 930 p.m. Packages start at $14, Free parking A fun filled Friday night in Palm Bay, open to all over the age of 18. We welcome the community and hope you will come back weekly or join us at our Wednesday afternoon bingo. Packages begin at $14, with a minimum payout of $2,700. Total of 36 chances to win with prize amounts of $50 for 24 games; $100 for 9 games; $200 for 3 games. Also 3 special games with payouts ranging from $200 to $300, plus Progressive U-Pick-Em prize from $100 to $3,000. Always a drawing for a Bingo gift certificate and 50/50. The kitchen is open. NOTE: The GPBSC has not increased admission cost to our Bingo Players in seven years and has no intention of doing so any time soon. We do have the right to reduce prizes if we do not have sufficient attendance. For more information, call (321) 724-1338.
Spark Golf - Fun & Social Golf: Ready to play Spark Golf? Spark is a network of 9-hole, social golf leagues organized to be casual and fun, with a touch of friendly competition. Click "View Tickets" to learn more about Spark and find a league near you! Joining the league is free! League rounds are available for purchase each week or you can save money by pre-paying for Spark credit at a discount. Join with a partner, have Spark partner you up with another single or play without a partner. Repeats every week on Monday until Monday, October 31, 2022. Play as your schedule allows, earning points based on how you finish each round throughout the season. Your best 10 rounds count towards the season standings. Spark Golf Multiple Brevard County Locations to Choose from in Titusville Cost is $25. For more information, email Andrew firstname.lastname@example.org or call 855-765-0706. For tickets, visit https://www.eventvesta.com/events/13118/t/tickets
Biblical Citizenship in Modern America: Now more than ever, our nation is in need of Biblical citizens who grasp the dynamic unity of citizens of the Kingdom of God and citizens of this great nation. This course offers the quick-start guide to the longest standing Constitution in history, complete with an overview of all the Articles, and Amendments. What sets this apart from other U.S. Constitution courses is the interactive, fast-paced presentations; the fabulous locations of Independence Hall and the Wallbuilders' Library; and finally our Biblical heritage intricately woven throughout the entire course. You will learn how the founders relied on their Christian moorings and Biblical worldview to secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity. You will also be treated to encouraging historical facts and inspirational true stories that are not taught in our educational institutions today. All in all you will be edified and equipped to operationalize your faith and practice Biblical Citizenship in Modern America. Course will be taught at 925 Douglas St. SE in Palm Bay and repeats every Tuesday until March 7. For more information, contact Ruth Kaufhold at email@example.com, or call 804-347-6484. To register, visit https://www.patriotacademy.com/coach/register/2841
Wednesday Afternoon Community Bingo: The Greater Palm Bay Senior Activity Center, located at 1275 Culver Dr NE in Palm Bay hosts Wednesday afternoon Bingo every Wednesday from 11:30 to 3 p.m. Packages start at $8, Free parking. A fun filled Wednesday afternoon in Palm Bay, open to all over the age of 18. We welcome the community and hope you will come back weekly or join us at our Friday night bingo. Packages begin at $8, with a minimum payout of $2,190. Total of 26 chances to win with prize amounts as follows: 12 games @ $30; 12 @ $40; 1 @ $50; 1 @ $200. Also, 6 special games with minimum payouts from $30 to $200, some of which are Progressive. Plus Progressive U-Pick-Em prize from $100 to $3,000. Always a drawing for a Bingo gift certificate and 50/50. Kitchen is open for lunch. NOTE: The GPBSC has not increased admission cost to our Bingo Players in seven years and has no intention of doing so any time soon. We do have the right to reduce prizes if we do not have sufficient attendance. For more information, call (321) 724-1338.
Historic Cocoa Village Monday Market: Having another manic Monday? Come on down to Historic Cocoa Village for the Monday Market. It takes place on the first Monday of every month from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Check out our many unique shops! Grab a bite to eat & enjoy a refreshing beverage at any of our local restaurants & pubs. Live Music! Store Specials! Bring your kids! Bring your pets! All are welcome in Historic Cocoa Village! For EACH $10 spent at a participating merchant, you will receive a raffle ticket which enters you into a monthly drawing to win $50 in Village Bucks. For more information call (321) 631-9075 or visit our website at - https://VisitCocoaVillage.com.
Scavenger Hunt: Sams House at Pine Island Conservation Area hosts a nature scavenger hunt every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come join the fun at the historic 1888 Sams House. Enjoy the afternoon exploring the grounds in this family friendly nature hunt. Sams House is located at 6195 N Tropical Trail on Merritt Island.
Lawndale - a Blue Star Museum: Lawndale is an 1880 pioneer homestead in Rockledge that is now open for tours. It has now been registered as a Blue Star Museum. That means that active duty military and their families will have free admission through Sept. Lawndale sits on a 2 acre site with 183 feet of river frontage along scenic Rockledge Drive. Docents in period dress guide visitors through the old homestead which has been restored and furnished as a family home of 1895. The beautiful riverfront location of Lawndale at 1219 Rockledge Drive is in the middle of three National Register Historic Districts. Lawndale is open for tours the first Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. A donation of $10 per person is suggested. Lawndale is located at 1219 Rockledge Drive in Rockledge. If you'd like to learn more about the history of this unique area and take a tour of Lawndale call (321) 537-6607.
Palm Bay Community Bingo: Bingo twice weekly at the Greater Palm Bay Senior Center. There will be Bingo every Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and every week on Friday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday packages start at $6. Friday packages start at $14. Bingo is open to everyone! Bring your dabber, lucky charms, a drink, and a snack. You do not have to stay for the entire time but the final games have the highest payouts. Special bonus games require additional purchases. Free Parking. Masks are not required if you have been vaccinated. The Greater Palm Bay Senior Center is located at 1275 Culver Dr. NE in Palm Bay. Learn more at - http://www.gpbsc.org/bingo.html. Questions? Contact Barbara Godwin-Hazel at - firstname.lastname@example.org or call (321) 978.2854.
Groucho's Comedy Club at the Italian Club: Groucho’s Comedy Club and a three course dinner is held every fourth Saturday at the Italian American Club located at 1471 Cypress Ave. in Melbourne. Two profession comedians and a comic M.C. Will have you laughing in the aisles. Chicken parmigiana over pasta and vegetable is the feature entrée. Doors open at 6. Dinner is at 7:00 pm and the show starts at 8. Tables are reserved for parties of 6-8 people. Advance tickets are $25.00. Text/call 321-890-7754 with a credit card. Tickets at the door are $30.00.
House and Cabin Tour: Every Thursday and Saturday at 3 p.m. you can tour the inside of Brevard County’s oldest standing home (1875) and the adjacent 1888 Florida vernacular style home to learn about the Sams Family. Tours are limited to 8 people. Sams House is located at 6195 N Tropical Trail on Merritt Island.
Scavenger Hunt — at Sams House, every Sunday 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Stop by the 1888 house to pick up your nature hunt. Enjoy the afternoon exploring the grounds.
Computers Advancing Education Lab: Once again we are offering a FREE Basic Computer Class. If you need help learning to use a computer, this is the place! No previous computer experience needed. Our classes will teach you to sign on, connect to the web, browse the internet, use e-mail, write a letter. We have computers available for use in the class. The class is limited to 9 people. Tuesday mornings from 9:30 am to 11.30 am. The Computers Advancing Education Lab is located in Riverview School at 3000 Jolly Street in Titusville. Call Dan at 561-907-6992 to sign up.
Pineda Inn Night: Every Other Sunday, 7-9 p.m. NEW SIMPLER FORMAT! This is growing in popularity! Get there early if you want a seat! Meet inside the back bar. The Pineda Inn is located at 6533 US Highway 1 in Rockledge.
Intermediate Spanish Group: This is a small senior fun translation and discussion group. We seek a few good students. We meet weekly on Monday afternoons from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Melbourne Fee Avenue Public Library. There is no fee or any other charge. We welcome native Spanish speakers. Various topics will be discussed at each session. We are accepting a limited number of participants. To join our group contact Bert Forest at - (321) 726-8883 or send him an email at - email@example.com.
Sunday Service at the Spiritualist Chapel: The Spiritualist Chapel of Melbourne has resumed conducting services indoors. The Spiritualist Chapel holds Sunday Services from 10 to 11:30 am. Mask wearing and social distancing will be practiced. Questions? Call (321) 419-6262. The Spiritualist Chapel is located at 1924 Melody Lane in Melbourne. FB Spiritualist Chapel President Emma Principe. Learn more at - www.spiritualistchapel.org.
Hash House Harriers: Attention drinkers with a running/walking problem, if you have half a mind to Hash, you have mind enough. Hashes are held every other Saturday register here > www.BVDH3.com.
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