Due to COVID-19, it is suggested that readers call and make sure the event is taking place as listed.
Friday Jan. 22
Farmers Market Returns: The Titusville farmers market will be back in business starting Friday Jan. 22 from 3- 6 p.m. and it will continue operations every second and fourth Friday of the month, for the time being.
The location will remain the same for the time being so Stephen House and the southern portion of Mariners Way in Titusville will be closed to through traffic when the market is open.
The market is coordinated by the UF/IFAS Extension Office, in partnership with Brevard County.
The CARES Act funding that provided the household assistance via tokens at the market ended, but the County has decided to continue to support it.
However, the market can not continue without the community's support so make sure you mark your calendar and stop in on Friday afternoon to unwind from the week, pick up your fresh food and produce and get ready for the weekend!
Considering Cremation?: One Senior Place in Viera is sponsoring an informational seminar on the benefits of pre-planning cremation. A representative from the National Cremation Society will discuss the benefits of pre planning, affordable options & savings, travel & relocation plan. The seminar will be followed by a free lunch at Carrabba's Italian Grille. This in-person only event will be held on Friday Jan. 22 from 11-1 p.m. at One Senior Place at 8850 Spyglass Hill Rd. in Viera. Seating is limited. You must RSVP by calling (321) 751-6771. Masks are required at One Senior Place.
Saturday Jan. 23
Annual Luncheon and Fantasy Fashion Show: The Ladies Auxiliary Council 7408 Knights of Columbus will hold its annual Luncheon and Fantasy Fashion Show on January 23 from 12 p.m.-4.p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall on 6725 Babcock St. in Malabar. Tickets are $18. Due to Limited Seating Please order ahead of time. For more information contact Marietta Janutolo at (321) 727-2383 or Wilda Karl at (321) 373-2992.
Guided Hike at Sams House: Join our naturalist on an hour-long hike through the Sams House trails on Saturday Jan. 23 at 9:30 a.m. Please bring a hat, water, and walking shoes. Limited to 1 group. Maximum 8 people per group. Registration is required. Please call (321) 449-4720 to sign up.
We will be following CDC guidelines and conducting all programs outdoors with a strict limit on participants.
Sunday Jan. 24
Green Gables Pet Adoption: Come and find your 'furever' friend at the Green Gables Pet Adoption Event!
Its happening on Sunday Jan. 24 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the historic Green Gables at 1501 S. Harbor City Blvd. in Melbourne.
Green Gables is making it 'pawsible' joining with Sheriff Wayne Ivey and the Brevard County Animal Shelter to bring some of the adoptable pets to meet the public.
All adoptable animals at the shelter can be viewed on a PowerPoint presentation there as well.
Fees for adoption are set by the Brevard County Animal Shelter. Tours of Green Gables are available for a donation.
Dunkin Donut Car Show: Get Into Gear at Dunkin Donuts in Indialantic. Lets start the year off in first gear at Dunkin Donuts Beachside in Indialantic. All cars, trucks, and bikes, all years, makes and models are welcome. If it rolls bring it in. No judging, no trophies, just good fun. Never a charge to see the most distinct group of vehicles from 8 a.m.-noon on Sunday Jan. 24 at 1210 N. A1A in Indialantic. Questions? - call the gear head Bill Antonetz at (321) 725-3648.
Spiritualist Chapel: Karen Loffler is the guest speaker at the Sunday Jan. 24 service which begins at 10 a.m. and runs through 11:30 a.m. The Spiritualist Chapel is a church dedicated to the furthering of the science, philosophy & religion that is Spiritualism. We believe in Infinite Spirit & that God is Infinite Spirit. Each individual is responsible for his or her own happiness or unhappiness as they make this earth walk. The Spiritualist Chapel is located at 1924 Melody Lane in Melbourne. For further information call (321) 419-6262.
Thursday Jan. 28
Bring your own Kayak: Sams House is sponsoring a water tour on Thursday Jan. 28 from 9:30 a.m.- Noon.
Meet up at Thousand Islands Conservation Area at 599 Ramp Road in Cocoa Beach.
The Thousand Islands Conservation Area is a 338-acre site located on the Banana River adjacent to Cocoa beach and consists of a series of islands in the Indian River Lagoon. The area is home to a wide variety of wildlife, including storks, alligators, and manatees.
Registration is required. Please call (321) 449-4720 to sign up. We will be following CDC guidelines and conducting all programs outdoors with a strict limit on participants.
Now through Jan. 31
Polar Bear Sign Find Scavenger Hunt: The Palm Bay Parks and Recreation Department has hidden 10 polar bear signs at Knecht Park! From now until Jan. 31 come out and find them for fun, fitness, and friendship! Search the park for all 10 polar bears. The signs feature polar bears in different colored scarves. Take photos of your finds and send them to firstname.lastname@example.org. We did not hide any of the polar bears on the athletic fields. To learn more about the hunt call the Palm Bay Parks and Recreation Department at (321) 952-3443 or visit www.pbfl.org/events.
Knecht Park is located at 1380 Glenham Dr. NE in Palm Bay. Please remember to be safe, pay attention to signs and your surroundings, and to respect others!
Sunday Jan. 31
Spiritualist Chapel: The Rev. Denise Meyer is the guest speaker at the Sunday Jan. 17 service which begins at 10 a.m. and runs through 11:30 a.m. The Spiritualist Chapel is a church dedicated to the furthering of the science, philosophy & religion that is Spiritualism. We believe in Infinite Spirit & that God is Infinite Spirit. Each individual is responsible for his or her own happiness or unhappiness as they make this earth walk. The Spiritualist Chapel is located at 1924 Melody Lane in Melbourne. For further information call (321) 419-6262.
Wednesday Feb. 3
Brevard Federated Republican Women: MOMS for Liberty founder an former School Board Member Tina Descovich will speak at the Brevard Federated Republican Women meeting at 11 a.m. on Wednesday Feb. 3. It will be held at the Space Coast Convention Center located on 103 Tucker Lane in Cocoa. MOMS is an organization dedicated to fighting for the survival of America by unifying, educating and empowering parents. The meeting fee is $25. That includes a plate lunch of Broccoli, Ham and Cheddar Quiche, a salad and dessert.
Gluten free and vegetarian menu is grilled veggies over romaine. Advanced reservations are required and can be made and paid for at
www.brevardfederatedrepublicanwomen.org or at (321) 727-1212.
Friday Feb. 5
SSWD Lunch: The Single, Separated, Widowed and Divorced (SSWD) group will meet for lunch at Island Time Restaurant, 400 Cocoa Beach Cswy. in Cocoa Beach at noon on Friday, Feb. 5. All are welcome to join the group. For additional details, please call 502-299-8949.
Saturday Feb. 6
Drive-UP Movie: Come out to Fred Lee Park on Feb. 6 for a free Drive-Up Movie in the Park featuring Groundhog Day (PG). The movie will be shown on our giant outdoor movie screen beginning at 6:15 p.m. We will start admitting vehicles at 5:15 p.m. There will be a limited number of vehicle spaces for you to park and enjoy the movie from the comfort of your own car. Sound will be broadcast through your FM radio. You must pre-register to claim your space. Click here to register- https://tinyurl.com/y9ggg52o.
For more information, call the Tony Rosa Community Center at (321) 952-3443. There may be a limited number of drop-in spaces available the day of the event, but space is not guaranteed. In the event of bad weather, call the Special Events Rain-Out Hotline at (321) 726-5682. Fred Lee Park is located at 895 Emerson Drive NE in Palm Bay.
Sunday Feb. 7
Cheesy Car Show: Mark your calendar on Sunday Feb. 7 for the Burrito vs. Pizza Cheesy Car Show! Big Island Burrito and Oceanside Pizza are teaming up to offer the best pizza and burrito car, truck and bike show on the planet! It takes place at 810 & 814 N. Hwy A1A in Indialantic, next to the new Publix on A1A. This free show starts at 3 p.m. and lasts until 7 p.m. Rat rods, under construction, all years, makes and models are welcome. Bring what ya got! Everyone is welcome. Questions? Call the Big Cheese Head, Bill Antonetz at (321) 725-3646.
Wednesday Feb. 10
Chamber Recognition: The Titusville Area Chamber of Commerce Education Committee will recognize companies from across the region for their contributions to North Brevard schools during their monthly luncheon on February 10. Companies were nominated by the schools and they will be recognized for their contributions to North Brevard schools. The luncheon starts at 11:30 a.m. The awards program begins at noon. The event will include a tabletop expo featuring local schools. The event takes place at the Great Outdoors Golf & Country Club.
Seats are filling quickly. Register here > https://members.titusville.org/events/February-Partners-in-the-Business-of-Education-Luncheon-7274/register?entityDomainId=8&secure=True
The event is sponsored by AT&T, American Legion Auxiliary Titusville Unit 1, Brevard Public Schools and Community Credit Union.
Saturday Feb. 13
Food & Music: Enjoy Brevard County's largest food festival at Wickham Park on Saturday Feb. 13. The 321: Food Fest kicks off at noon and lasts until 10 p.m. Sample a wide variety of all the best foods from the Space Coast in one place! At this FREE EVENT you'll find local restaurants, bakeries, food trucks, and other eateries serving a tasting menu of items ranging in price from only $1-$4.
Taste your way through a sampling of all the best eateries up and down the Space Coast! Craft and domestic beers, specialty cocktails, and non-alcoholic drinks will also be available. The area's hottest bands will keep the good vibes going all day and into the night! Featuring local favorites Hot Pink, Coastal Breed, and Tru Phonic.
Be sure to check out our Event Marketplace for unique items from local small businesses, artists, crafters, and specialty artisans. This is just another great way to #shopsmall and to #supportlocal while enjoying your time at the FREE 321:Food Fest! All ages are welcome to attend, so gather the crew or make it a date and be sure to join us on February 13th!
Edward Jones Coffee Club: The first Wednesday of every month at 9:00 a.m., David Palmbach with Edward Jones will be hosting a Coffee Club at the Breakfast Station in the Post Common Plaza located at 4100 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne. David will be discussing current events, the economy, and investing. This informal gathering will give you the opportunity to ask questions, have some fun, and get to know some of your neighbors. Please contact 321-255-1770 for more information.
Country/Bluegrass Jam: Check out the country-bluegrass jam at the Tropical Haven mobile home park. It takes place every Sunday from 1-3 p.m. outside under the mobile home park pavilion. We're looking for players that want to have fun playing music. No electric instruments.
The Tropical Haven mobile home park is located across from the Melbourne Airport at 1205 Eddie Allen Rd. in Melbourne.
Free Little Library: The Cocoa Community Woman's Club has built a small outdoor book bin, free of charge for area residents. It holds about 30 books. Take a book, leave a book if you wish! This little library is set up outside the Women's Club clubhouse at 5 Rosa Jones Drive in South Cocoa Village, on the west side of the Brevard Avenue traffic circle. Literacy is one of the key commitments of the Cocoa Community Woman's Club.
"Not Alone" Fellowship: A two-hour monthly gathering of fellowship, food, and fun with door blessings. Birthdays and other special occasions are celebrated with gifts. 1st Monday of each month (except Labor Day). 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. or 5:30- 7:30 p.m.
This is an outreach ministry for those who have experienced some form of loss. It is a safe place to meet, interact, receive and support others who are experiencing the different aspects of grief that lead to loneliness and sadness. We welcome any person regardless of age, gender, nationality or culture background, sexual orientation, religious affiliation or marital status at the time of death/separation, no matter the cause or how long it has been since the loss. Reservations Required.
Fellowship meets at Calvary Baptist Church, 2980 N Wickham Road in Melbourne. For more information, contact Peggy Farrow-Mattson at 918-264-4265 and email@example.com
Green Gables Open House: Green Gables is hosting Open House on Saturdays from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. CDC guidelines will be in place. Even though Green Gables at Historic Riverview Village, Inc. has submitted to be considered for a Florida matching grant to own the home, we must continue to work toward repairing, stabilizing, and then restoring this historical Queen Anne style treasure for the South Brevard area.
Green Gables is one of only three Queen Anne style homes in South Brevard, so preserving this architecture and restoring the home as well as the Wells family legacy is important. William and Nora Wells played a key role in the development of early Melbourne. Their vision and generosity gifted the area with Wells Park and the first auditorium, assistance with building and establishing the first library, organizing and funding the first high school classes, to name a few, all of which have been enjoyed by several generations. Learn more in the documentary, ‘Forgotten Enchantress.’ For more information, visit - www.greengables.org
American Legion Riders Bike Night: American Legion Post 117, located at 189 Veterans Drive SE in Palm Bay, hosts a Bike Night on the last Thursday of every month free for those 21 and over. Riders get together in the tiki. For more information, contact Chris Hess at 321-729-8089 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on the AL/ALR visit - http://www.al117.com/ .
Dance Lessons: Dance Lessons are back at the Wickham Senior Center, located at 2785 Leisure Way in Melbourne. Monday Nights at 6:30 p.m. "Anything Goes". All Genre of dance addressed in this class. You decide what you want to work on at group rate prices.
January Group Classes - Cha Cha at 7:30 p.m.
For more information call Chris or Larry at 321-258-5916 or visit www.spacecoastdance.net
Worship from Home: Rockledge Presbyterian Church, located at 921 Rockledge Drive in Rockledge, has a variety of weekly activities as well as livestreaming services in the wake of social distancing. Worship form the safety of our own home. For more information on how to participate, contact the such at 321-636-0811 or visit their website at http://rockledgepres.com/
Italian Lessons: Every Monday night from 6-8 p.m. The Italian American Club of Brevard hosts Italian lessons. There are four levels of classes, including beginners. Complimentary coffee and dessert are served at the break. Classes are $50 for a 52 lessons. For more information, call (321) 242-8044.
Senior Center Classes: Freedom 7 Senior Community Center in Cocoa Beach is open and doing well. Classes are available to members and non-members alike. Masks are required to enter the building, your temperature will be taken, forehead scan and we will social distance. Zumba Gold Mondays and Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. $5 per class. Seated Yoga on Tuesdays at 11a.m. $2-3 per class. Strength and Balance Class for all ages, chair assist if needed. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. $2 per class. Freedom 7 Senior Center is located inside the Cocoa Beach Country Club. 5000 Tom Warriner Blvd Cocoa Beach 321-783-9505.
Space Coast Farmers Market: The Space Coast Framers Market takes place every Sunday at Larry Schultz Park on 2560 Fiske Boulevard in Rockledge. The event is open to the public. Fresh Florida produce, local honey, fresh eggs, baked goods, olives, organic soaps, soy candles, hand crafted wood, embroidered sundresses, jewelry, rocks and minerals, handmade children's clothes, jerky and boiled peanuts, massage therapist, handcrafted pottery and paintings, quilts, tasty treats, Music by Del and more! For more information, call 321-961-2732 or email Joyce Rizzo and Pam Rollins at email@example.com
Genius Hour: The South Mainland Library, located at 7921 Ron Beatty Boulevard in Micco, will host 'Genius Hour' Unleash your inner creative and scientific genius in a no-stress setting. Why should the kids get to play with all the fun new gadgets? The event begins Tuesday, Jan. 22 and continues every Tuesday from 4-5 p.m. until May 28th. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Ellery Cason at 772-664-4066 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunrise yoga: Enjoy yoga at 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the Barrier Island Center, 8385 State Road A1A, Melbourne Beach.
Improve your health with BIC volunteer Isa. There is an $8 donation.
For more information, call (321) 723-3556 or visit www.barrierislandcenter.com.
Beginning Hebrew class: Learn to speak Hebrew at 12:15 p.m. Sundays at Temple Israel, 7350 Lake Andrew Drive, Viera. The class is taught by Peter Czutrin, from Israel. You do not need to be Jewish to learn Hebrew and can begin the course anytime. It is open to all teens and older and the fee is $144 for members, $160 for non-members. For more information or to register, call (321) 631-9494 or email email@example.com.
Brewery tour: Enjoy a free tour from 2 to 2:30 p.m. Saturdays at Playalinda Brewing Company – Brix Project, 5220 S. Washington Ave. Titusville. Soak up beer knowledge while checking out the Brevard-based brewing company’s second location, in a stylishly renovated former lumberyard in south Titusville.
• The outdoor Beer Garden is dog-friendly
• Kids always are welcome
• Smoking is permitted in the outdoor Beer Garden
• Community seating (inside and out) is first-come, first-served
For more information, call (321) 567-5974.
Enjoy a Knight out: The Knights of Columbus Council 7408, at 6725 Babcock St., Malabar, has a few events for the family.
Mondays: Enjoy Bingo. Doors open at 5 p.m. and Bingo goes from 6 to 10 p.m. Food is sold from 5 to 7 p.m.
Fridays: Enjoy dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Menu includes fish, hamburgers, fish sandwiches, soup, salad and desserts.
Dinner and dancing: Elks Lodge No. 1744 welcomes Elks and guests to their lodge, 211 S. Nieman Ave., Melbourne, for Dinner and Dance Night on Fridays. Dinner is served from 5:30 to 7 p.m. and dancing starts at 6:30 p.m. with live music. For more information about room rentals or scheduled activities, call (321) 768-1744.
Grief support group: Hospice of St. Francis will host a Grief Support Group at 1 p.m. Mondays at 4875 N. Wickham Road, Suite 108, Melbourne. For more information, call Christy Taylor at (321) 269-4240 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Create greeting cards and gift bags: Learn quick, fun and easy techniques at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Mondays at Art Gallery Cards and Gift-Making Classes with Ree at The Art Gallery of Viera (between Chico’s and Belk at the Avenue of Viera). Enjoy making a new project each week. Beautiful, quality materials, including cardstock, decorative papers, stamps, inks, embossing products, die cuts and accessories are included in the $10 price of the class. Make your reservation in advance by contacting Ree at (321) 773-0095 or (321) 961-2350 or at email@example.com.
Adult coloring: Enjoy adult coloring from 10 a.m. to noon Mondays at the Central Brevard Library, 308 Forrest Ave., Cocoa. The program is free and supplies are provided. For more information, call (321) 633-1792.
Things to do at the Merritt Island Public Library:
Tuesdays: Little Bookworms Story-time, 10 a.m. (2yrs & up), Master Gardeners Clinic, 1 to 3 p.m. (bring problem plant sample)
Fridays: Baby Rhyme Time Story-time, 10 a.m. (2yrs & under)
For more information, call (321) 455-1369.
Things to do at the Port St. John Library:
Fridays: Yarn Club, 2 to 4 p.m. (All ages and abilities welcome)
Mondays: Yarning for a Cause, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Master Gardener, 2 to 4 p.m. (bring problem plant sample); Creative Writing, 9 to 11 a.m.
Tuesdays: Senior Games, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (bring your favorite game and lunch or a snack); SHINE - Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders, noon to 3 p.m. (1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, call (321) 222-7981 for an appointment)
Wednesdays: Life Skills Training, 4 to 5 p.m.
Thursdays: STIR - Story Time for Independent Readers, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. (pre-registration is required)
Saturdays: Overeaters Anonymous, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Things to do at the Satellite Beach Public Library:
Tuesdays: Gentle Yoga, 4:30 p.m. Bring mat/towel and comfortable clothes. $5 per class.
Wednesdays: Children story time, "Mother Goose on the Loose" from 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. Sign up required. Ages 15 months to 3rd birthday.
Junior Builders Club: 3:30 p.m. for ages 5 and up, challenges building using LEGO toys.
Things to do at in the Joseph N. Davis Community Center in Melbourne:
Fridays: Late Night Basketball (ages 8 -17 years) from 8 to 11 p.m. $1.
Mondays: Morning Walk (all ages) from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Monday to Friday. Free.
Pickleball (all ages) from 9 a.m. to noon Mondays and Wednesdays. $1.
Adult Organized Full Court Basketball ages 18 years and older) from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays. $1.
After School Tutoring (ages 6-12 years) from 3:45 to 5 p.m. Monday to Thursday. Free.
Chess & Critical Thinking Class (all ages) from 5 to 6 p.m.
Tuesdays: Bingo from 10 to 11 a.m. $2.
Table Tennis Club (all ages) from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Free.
Wednesdays: Video Game Night (all ages) from 6 to 8 p.m. Free.
Adult Step Dance Class is held the first and third Wednesdays and is from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Thursdays: Co-ed Community Volleyball (ages 16 years and older) from 6 to 8:30 p.m. $1.
All events take place in the Joseph N. Davis Community Center. 2547 Grant St., Melbourne. For more information, call (321) 608-7460.
Things to do at Lipscomb Community Center in Melbourne:
Mondays: Adult Morning Club from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays. Ages 18 and older. Free.
Tuesdays: The Cub Scouts meet (ongoing) from 6:30 to 8 p.m. For ages 6-11 years. $24 yearly.
Wednesdays: After School Youth Club, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Ages 6-11. Free
Thursdays: Youth Game Night, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Ages 6-11. Free..
All events take place in the Lipscomb Community Center, 3316 Monroe St., Melbourne. For more information, call (321) 608-7450.