Friday, May 13

Kids Night Out: Night filled with fun activities, games, competitions, and prizes. Refreshments will be served. Ages 6-12. Cost: $4 per child and takes place at Eddie Lee Taylor, Sr. Community Center (formerly Lipscomb Community Center), located at 3316 S. Monroe Street in Melbourne. For more information, call (321) 608-7000 or visit https://www.melbourneflorida.org/departments/parks-recreation

Saturday, May 14

21th Bark Brew Fest: You are invited to the 21st Bark Brew Fest presented by Tails at the Barkery and the Dirty Oar Beer Company on Saturday, 05-14, at the Dirty Oar Beer Company from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in Cocoa Village. Play Bingo to win a fabulous Prize! Bring your canine companion, sip your favorite libation, enjoy delicious food from the Soul Hibachi Food Truck, and join us for an evening of fun, including raffle baskets and a 50/50 drawing. All proceeds to benefit Rescue Rebels by Cash 4 Canines, Inc., an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide a better life and second chance for companion animals. Dedicated and devoted to saving dogs that are left abandoned in shelters, surrendered by their owners, and those that are abused and neglected, Rescue Rebels rescues them, gives them the care they need, and finds them loving forever homes. All pets must be on a leash, or in appropriate carriers, and have current vaccinations and county tags for the safety of our animals and friends.

Saturday, May 14 - Sunday, May 15

Summer Art & Craft Fair: The Summer Art & Craft Fair will take place Saturday, May 14 from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, May 15, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. in Historic Cocoa Village. Over 200 Unique Artists & Crafters! Two days of fabulous Art & Crafts! Fantastic street food and live entertainment throughout the grounds. Free admission! Kid & pet friendly! For more information: call 321-631-9075 or VisitCocoaVillage.com

Saturday, May 21

3rd Annual Space Coast Wing Battle: The 3rd Annual Space Coast Wing Battle will take place Saturday, May 21 from 6-10 p.m. at Wickham Park, located at 2500 Parkway Drive in Melbourne. All-inclusive 21+ wing & beer event with live music and other fun activities, benefiting local nonprofit The Children’s Hunger Project. For more information, visit www.spacecoastwingbattle.com, facebook.com/events/291168165795749, or email spacecoastwingbattle@gmail.com

Youth Nature Hike: Join us on a youth nature hike through Turkey Creek Sanctuary, located at 1518 Port Malabar Blvd NE in Palm Bay on Saturday, May 21 from 9-10:30 a.m. As part of Get Kids to Parks Day, this hike will introduce kids to plants, animals and beautiful trails right in your backyard. participants are asked to dress accordingly and be prepared for a hike of light to moderate intensity. Sturdy tennis shoes or boots are recommended. Items to bring include Sunscreen, insect repellent, plenty of water, snacks, binoculars, and a hat. Field guides of Florida plants and animals are encouraged. The hike is free but only 20 spots are available. For more information and to register, contact Daniel Waite at (321) 733-3065 or email daniel.waite@pbfl.org

Palm Bay Pool Party: Come join us at the Palm Bay Aquatic Center from 12-2 p.m. for an afternoon of family fun at the pool. As part of Get Kids to Parks Day, families will get to play games, enjoy fun music, dance, swim and enter raffles for fun prizes. Food Trucks will be on site. Fee: $4, $2 for seniors, $1.50 for Veterans. The Aquatic Center is located at 420 Community College Pkwy SE in Palm Bay. For more information, contact Palm Bay Aquatics Center at (321) 952-2833 or email  swim@palmbayflorida.org

Movies in the Park – Luca: Avtec Homes Presents: Luca, set in a beautiful seaside town on the Italian Riviera, the original animated feature is a coming-of-age story about one young boy experiencing an unforgettable summer filled with gelato, pasta, and endless scooter rides. Luca shares these adventures with his newfound best friend, but all the fun is threatened by a deeply held secret: he is a sea monster from another world just below the water's surface. The movie will be shown free at Fred Poppe Regional Park, located at 1951 Malabar Road NW in Palm Bay. Pre movie activities start at 6:00 p.m., Movie at 8:15 p.m. For more information, contact Daniel Waite at (321) 733-3065 or email daniel.waite@pbfl.org

Sunday, May 22

Indoor/Outdoor Craft Fair: The Greater Palm Bay Senior Activity Center, located at 1275 Culver Dr NE in Palm Bay, will hold an indoor/outdoor craft fair at selected dates throughout the year from March to December of 2022. You can find almost anything with the wide variety of vendors from in and around Palm Bay. There could be wood crafts, jewelry, hand crafted items, direct sales businesses, clothing, wreaths, soaps, lotions, candles, and sweet treats. We also have specialized services and businesses.

Food trucks are located outside and inside you can find homemade treats, cakes, breads and more. Family friendly, ATM onsite, Free Parking. They are always looking to add new vendors and food trucks. Please email Sylvia at marketing@gpbsc.net for details on pricing/scheduling. For more information, call (321) 724-1338.

Thursday, June 9

KW Space Coast's Grand Opening: Red Day is Keller Williams' annual day of service. Since May of 2009 the entire company at KW, from the U.S. and Canada to their family abroad - sets aside the second Thursday of May to Renew, Energize and Donate within the communities they serve.

Keller Williams Space Coast Realty is one of the newest Brokerages in Brevard County and in 2 short years has grown to approximately 70 agents. They also have the distinction of being named the Runner Up in the Keller Williams International Market Center Launches Worldwide for 2021.

KW Space Coast is proud to join this year with Courtenay Springs Village by honoring some very special residents who are celebrating Centennial Birthdays by providing sing-alongs of favorite hits, a music D.J., fun activities, food and beverages for all the residents. Look for more information about KW Space Coast's grand opening in conjunction with the Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce at their Cocoa Beach facility in the Cape Royal Building on June 9, 2022 from 5-8 p.m. Call 321-450-5600 and ask for Frank who can provide details.

Friday, June 10

Studios of Cocoa Beach Fundraiser: The Studios of Cocoa Beach is celebrating its fifth year as the creative hub on the beaches. Since 2017, this non-profit, artist- staffed gallery has worked to inspire, educate and enrich the community through art. The gallery , at 165 Minutemen Causeway, showcases local artists and its roster of instructors present classes for everyone from beginners to experienced artists. On June 10, 2022 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm, the Studios is holding a “Sunset Social Fundraiser” at the Beachside Hotel & Suites, 3901 N. Atlantic Ave., Cocoa Beach. You are invited to enjoy a fun-filled evening with food, entertainment, cash bar, duck derby, silent art auction, art demonstrations, 50/50 Raffle, and more! Tickets are $40 per person. Honorary Event Chairs are Mayor Ben Malik, City Manager Robin Hayes, City Commissioner Karalyn Woulas, Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce CEO Jimmy Lane,. Beachside’s Event Manager Suzanne McCarthy, and local artist Matt Bellina. For tickets and more information on the Studios and this event visit studiosofcocoabeach.org. All proceeds support the Studios’ non-profit mission.

Saturday, June 11

"A Place in the Sun": Dussich Dance Studio presents "A Place in the Sun" their 64th Annual Recital on June 11 at 4 p.m.

at the Merritt Island High School Auditorium, located at 100 Mustang Way in Merritt Island. Cost $15 In Advanced, $20 at the Door. For more information, call 321-452-2046, visit www.Dussich.com or Dussichdancestudio@gmail.com

Saturday, June 18

African Dance Workshop: On Saturday, June 18 take part in an African Dance Workshop from 1-5 p.m. Class from 1-3 p.m., Routine from 3-5 p.m. Cost $25 for 2 hours or $ 45 full workshop Must take class in order to participate in the routine. Teacher/Choreographer is Kevin McEwen, Professor - West African Dance - Queensborough Community College. A native of Brooklyn New York, Kevin's love for dance goes back to the early days of break dancing and reggae dancehall competitions across the city. Kevin has over 15 years experience as a performing artist and dance educator. His foundation in African Diasporic artforms is grounded in dance technique from Senegal, Mali and Guinea. Workshop will be held at Dussich Dance Studio

125 Imperial St, Merritt Island. For more information, call 321-452-2046, visit www.dussich.com, or email Dussichdancestudio@gmail.com. Register online at https://dancestudio-pro.com/online/dussichdance

or call studio.

Saturday, June 25

Return of The Warriors: The number one boxing program in Florida, Palm Bay ROUND13 Boxing is once again bringing live boxing to the City of Palm Bay. Palm Bay ROUND13 Boxing club to host 2022 Champions In The Making Return Of The Warriors. The Community Center will be transformed into a spectacular sports arena with up to 1000 seats capacity two hundred ringside seating and eight hundred bleacher seating. The event will include food, drinks, music and lights to immerse fans in the buzzing boxing atmosphere.

Doors open at 230 p.m. The first bell is at 3:30 p.m. The event, billed as RETURN OF THE WARRIORS, marks the return of the successful boxing series to Brevard County. Boxing fans will get the once in a lifetime opportunity to meet and watch the future world champions in the making.

Tickets are limited and will go on sale Friday, April 1, 2022, and may be purchased through eventbrite.com or by calling 321-403-2595.

Ticket Price: Ringside Admission: $25 // General Admission: $15. All ages are welcome, children 5 years-old and under are free. For more information about this event or to become a sponsor call 321-403-2595 or email johnnyh1058@gmail.com.

Monday, June 27

Wild Bingo Party: T o celebrate National Bingo Day, the 55+ Club of Satellite Beach is going to throw a Bingo Party with all the fun you can handle. The Bingo Celebration will be on Monday, June 27 at the Satellite Beach Civic Center, located at 565 Cassia Boulevard in Satellite Beach. Folks who have never played with the Club during their weekly Monday game are invited to attend and the entry fee will be waived and you will get two free $1 Bingo cards. Other $1, $6, $9 cards can be purchased (cash only please) at the door.

New players are asked to RSVP to 321-773-6458 as seating is limited and we expect a huge turnout. In addition to the Bingo Games, there will be a Pot Luck (even new players are asked to bring a dish to share), 50/50, special celebration games with prizes, and Bingo Trivia. The doors open at 9:30am, game begins at 11 a.m.

If you can’t make this Bingo celebration, keep in mind that the 55+ Club of Satellite Beach hosts a weekly Bingo game each Monday at the same time and location as the Wild Bingo Party on June 27.

For more information, contact Kerry Stoms of the 55+ Club of Satellite Beach at 321-258-5787.

Ongoing Events

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 kc@eventvesta.com 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 rkaufhold77@gmail.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.

Sams House at Pine Island Conservation Area was created and is managed under Brevard County’s Environmentally Endangered Lands Program referendum.

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 - treasurer@gpbsc.net 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.

Sams House at Pine Island Conservation Area was created and is managed under Brevard County’s Environmentally Endangered Lands Program referendum.

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 Trivia 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 - bertj.forest@gmail.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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