Saturday, Oct. 24

North Brevard Fall Festival: On Saturday, Oct. 24 from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. Fox Lake Park will host this drive-thru celebration for families and kids of all ages! After the drive-thru experience, kids and teens will receive a goody bag filled with candy and activities (while supplies last). For more information or to participate, contact Christopher Clark, Youth Programs & Special Events Coordinator at 321-987-8737 or 321-264-5105.

Corn Husked Dolls at Sam's House: The Sams House at Pine Island Conservation Area will host a matching game based on plant knowledge. Do you know your native plants? See if you can name them by just looking at their leaves. The event will take place on Saturday, Oct. 10 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Sams House at Pine Island Conservation Area is open Tuesday through Sunday, 9 am to 5 pm. Please contact the staff at 321-449-4720 with any questions.

Chat with City Manager: Join the City Manager, Courtney Barker, for an informal discussion about our community and ask your questions. Some topics to be discussed: city growth, budget concerns, rumor control, and future capital improvement projects. Please join in for one of the 3 discussions. Residents of Satellite Beach only please. Click on a date below to register on Eventbright. The next talk will take place on Saturday, Oct. 24 at Doubles Beachside, located at 1604 A1A at 9.a.m. For more information, visit www.satellitebeach.org

Sunday, Oct. 25

Worship at Faith Baptist: Faith Baptist Church of Palm Bay at 341 Emerson Dr NW has resumed in-person services. Sunday Bible Study 9:45 a.m. and worship services 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. A nursery is provided. Wednesday AWANA at 6:30 p.m. and Adult and Teen Bible studies at 7 p.m. Services are also available thru Facebook live and www.FaithPB.com.

Spiritualist Chapel Services: Spiritualist Chapel of Melbourne, located at 1924 Melody Lane in Melbourne, has Sunday Services 9:30-10:30 a.m. outdoors. Guest are encouraged to bring a chair and water. On Oct. 25 is guest speaker Karen Loffler. For more information, call 321-419-6262 or visit www.spiritualistchapel.org, or Spiritualist Chapel on Facebook.

Tuesday, Oct. 27

County Commission Meeting: The Brevard County Commissioners will convene at 9 a.m. for a regular county meeting at 2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way in Melbourne. The meeting will be broadcast on the county web page by visiting www.brevardfl.gov

Thursday, Oct. 29

Chat with City Manager: Join the City Manager, Courtney Barker, for an informal discussion about our community and ask your questions. Some topics to be discussed: city growth, budget concerns, rumor control, and future capital improvement projects. Please join in for one of the 3 discussions. Residents of Satellite Beach only please. Click on a date below to register on Eventbright. The next talk will take place on Thursday, Oct. 29 at Montecito Clubhouse, located at 208 Montecito Drive at 6 p.m. For more information, visit www.satellitebeach.org

Saturday, Oct. 31

Howl-O-Ween Petacular: The event, free to attend, will be hosted by Tails at the Barkery, and will cater to the pets and the ones who love them on Saturday, Oct. 31, from 1-4 p.m., at Myrt Tharpe Square (Gazebo) in Historic Cocoa Village. 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. For additional information, directions to the event or to register for the pet costume contests, please visit Tails at the Barkery in Cocoa Village or call (321) 305-4584.

Back the Blue Halloween Rally: On Saturday, Oct. 31, at Veterans Memorial Center, located at 400 S. Sykes Parkway in Merritt Island, will be the "Back the Blue" Rally for first-responders. Trunk or Treat, smalls and drinks, law enforcement displays and more. The event is free and open to the public beginning at 1 p.m. For more information, call 321-313-2444.

Halloween Dunkin Donuts Car Show: Come down to the Dunkin Donuts, located at 1210 N. Atlantic Avenue in Indialantic, for a free car, truck and bike show. Decorate your car, wear a costume and pass out candy! The show will fun from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 31. For more information, contact Bill at 321-725-3648.

Wednesday, Nov. 4

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.

Saturday, Nov. 7

Holiday Festival: JOY Lutheran Church, located at 3174 Jupiter Blvd. SE in Palm Bay, will hold a Holiday Festival on Saturday, Nov. 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. crafts, gifts, vendors, Christmas items as well as hamburgers and hotdogs will be available. All proceeds to Women’s group for charities. For more information, call 321-725-6391.

Thursday, Nov. 12

Protection from Identity Fraud: The League of Women Voters of the Space Coast (LWVSC) invites the Brevard community to attend a Hot Topics presentation on “How To Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft” with Diane Jablonsky, Paralegal Specialist at the Federal Trade Commission [FTC], the nation’s consumer protection agency. The event, which is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 12, is free and open to the public and will be held virtually via Zoom from 5:30-7 p.m. Learn how to protect yourself against identity theft, avoid COVID-19 scams and get help if you are a victim. In addition to doing consumer outreach, Ms. Jablonsky, a 14-year FTC veteran, assists attorneys and investigators preparing cases for filing in Federal Court. This virtual event is free and open to the public. Registration is required by Nov. 12 at 12 p.m. Early registration is recommended as space is limited. To register, go to https://lwvsc.clubexpress.com. A Zoom link will be sent to registrants 24 hours before the event. For more information, call (321) 254-7183.

Saturday, Nov. 14

Flea Market Craft Event: The Ladies Auxillary, Council 7408 , Knights of Columbus will host a Flea Market Craft Event- Nov. 14, being held at the Knights of Columbus Hall located at 6725 Babcock Street in Palm Bay. Sponsored by the Ladies Auxillary Council 7408. Set-up time is 7-9 a.m. and open to public from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Tables are $15.00, Space-$15.00. To Reserve a table or space call Claudia at 321-735-2171 or email benfeitoc291@gmail.com

Fall Central Florida Car Show: On the Streets of Historic Cocoa Village and hosted by Historic Cocoa Village Main Street, located on Brevard Avenue in Cocoa is the Fall Central Florida Car Show. The show will take place Saturday, Nov. 14, 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Trophies in 14 Classes plus Mayor’s Choice and Best in Show! Admission is free to the public and, as always, kid & pet friendly For more information, call 321-631-9075 or visit www.visitcocoavillage.com

Saturday, Nov. 14

- Sunday, Nov. 15

Native Rhythms Festival: A celebration in honor of Native American Heritage Month, the Native Heritage Gathering, Inc., our non- profit entity along with the Indian River Flute Circle, and the River-Wind Flute Circle will host a Virtual event Saturday, Nov. 14 and Sunday, Nov. 15, incorporating as many of the elements of the traditional Native Rhythms Festival as possible. We will be able to broadcast the Performers, craftsmanship, art, workshops and cultural experiences to the public free of charge on our Native Rhythms YouTube channel and on our Facebook page. The Virtual Festival is intended and designed to be family-friendly, free of admissions, and appropriate for all ages, and thanks to technology, is available to all people. A full description of the festival, including a list of performers, educators, and Vendor Village as well as Broadcast schedule, may be found at http://www.nativerhythmsfestival.com/

Tuesday, Nov. 17

Melbourne Job Fair: Melbourne Auditorium will be presenting a Job Fair set for Tuesday, Nov. 17, from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. In light of the pandemic, the city of Melbourne understands the job-world has been knocked around and there are a lot of unknowns. By setting the date for Nov. 17, they will looking for companies/job-hunters seeking seasonal, part-time, and full-time employees. Melbourne Auditorium is also one of the few places around that can conduct such an event with the CDC and state requirements/guidelines in place. Companies interested in hiring should contact Kurt Bienias with the city of Melbourne at (321) 608-7420.

Saturday, Nov. 21

Fox Lake Winter Festival of Crafts: It's back! On Nov. 21, at Fox Lake Park - located at 4400 Fox Lake Road in Titusville from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., this free event will host 144 vendors ready to help you with your holiday shopping! To find out how to be part of all that is happening in our community parks, contact Christopher Clark, Youth Programs & Special Events Coordinator at 321-987-8737 or 321-264-5105.

ONGOING EVENTS

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.

"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 gsr@cbcmelbourne.org

Ballroom Dance Lessons: Ballroom Dance Lessons are back at Wickham Senior Cente, located at 2785 Leisure Way in Melbourne. Two classes will take place on Monday nights: 6:30 p.m. - "Anything Goes" You choose the dance you want to work on and 7:30 p.m. - Same dance all month, this October is Swing month. All Ages invited, No Partner necessary with two Instructors! Chris & Larry. For more information, call 321-258-5916 or visit www.spacecoastdance.net

Titusville Candy Drive: The City of Titusville Parks and Recreation will be hosting a Candy Drive until Oct. 21 by collecting unopened bagged or packaged candy. Candy can be turned in at any North Brevard Community Center to support the Drive-Thru Fall Festival. For more information, contact Christopher Clark, Youth Programs & Special Events Coordinator at 321-987-8737 or 321-264-5105.

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 6:00-8:00 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 or visit italianacsb.com

Senior Center Classes: Freedom 7 Senior Community Center in Cocoa Beach is open and doing well. The classes below are available to members and non member 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.

Summer Dance Camp: MCDC Summer Dance Camps 2020- Enrolling Now! -Dance, Discover and Grow with Melbourne City Dance Center! Our Summer Dance Camps introduces children to an exciting world of creativity, movement, and fun. All activities are held at the Melbourne City Dance Center and are conducted by our experienced and caring staff. Each week long workshop is designed to encourage creativity through the exploration of a theme using dance & music, imagination & technique. Our dancers, Ages 6-10, will explore a different ballet story each week: Little Mermaid, Week 1 & Alice in Wonderland, Week 2, culminating in a Friday family performance. The children will use basic movement concepts, and basic principals of classical ballet to recreate the great story. The curriculum includes ballet, ballroom, jazz, contemporary, & dance practice (choreography). What to bring:​ students will need to bring their own snack and water bottle. Dress Code: Girls – Any solid colored leotard, ballet tights and shoes. Long hair must be in a neat ballet bun. Boys – All in one. White fitted shirt with black tights or black biker shorts. Ballet shoes. For more information, contact Judy Castillo at 321-544-7141or email castillojudy77@gmail.com.

Green Gables Open House: Green Gables is hosting Open House on Saturdays until July 18 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.’ Visit our website: www.greengables.org

Space Coast Farmers Market: The Space Coast Framers Market will take place every Sunday at Larry Schultz Park on 2560 Fiske Boulevard in Rockledge. Event is open to the public and runs every Sunday thereafter. Fresh from Florida produce, local honey, fresh eggs, baked goods, olives, organic soaps, soy candles, hand crafted wood, embroidered sundresses, jewelry, rocks and minerals, handmade childrens 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 spacecoastfarmersmarket@gmail.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: ecason@brev.org.

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.

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.

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 the Merritt Island Public Library:

Tuesdays: Little Bookworms Storytime, 10 a.m. (2yrs & up)

Fridays: Baby Rhyme Time Storytime, 10 a.m. (2yrs & under)

For more information call (321) 455-1369.

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.

Farmers Market: The Space Coast Framers Market will take place every Saturday at First United Methodist Church located at 3300 North Atlantic Ave in Cocoa Beach. Event is open to the public and runs every Saturday thereafter. Fresh from Florida produce, local honey, fresh eggs, baked goods, olives, organic soaps, soy candles, hand crafted wood, embroidered sundresses, jewelry, rocks and minerals, handmade childrens 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 spacecoastfarmersmarket@gmail.com

Farmers market every Sunday in Rockledge: The Space Coast Farmers Market is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays at Larry Schultz Park, 2560 Fiske Blvd., Rockledge. For more information, call Joyce Rizzo at (321) 961-2732 or Pam Rollins at (321) 514-8823 or send an email to spacecoastfarmersmarket@gmail.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 tioffice@tiofbrevard.com.

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.

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.

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 reenathan@bellsouth.net.

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 bereavementservices@hospiceofstfrancis.com.

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.

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.

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