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Community Calendar - Beaches
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Posted: 2012 Nov 16 - 06:23

FRIDAY, NOV. 16

'˘ '˜Medicaid/Planning for Tomorrow:' The Satellite Beach Public Library, 751 Jamaica Blvd., Satellite Beach, will present 'Medicaid/Planning for Tomorrow,' presented by Aging Matters Inc., at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 16.

For more information, call (321) 269-1511.

'˘ Dodge ball on the beach: Brevard County Parks and Recreation will host a Turkey Shoot Dodge ball Tournament from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, at the South Beach Community Center, 500 Old Florida Trail, Melbourne Beach.

The double-elimination tournament consists of two divisions; one for adults ages 13 and older, and one for kids ages 9-12. The fee is $50 per team.

Brevard County Recreation staff at the Community Center will supervise this activity.

To register a team or for more information, call (321) 952-3210.

SATURDAY, NOV. 17

'˘ Golf tournament fundraiser: The 2012 Colbert Classic golf tournament will be held Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Duran Golf Club, Viera, with an 8 a.m. shotgun start.

Now in its sixth year, the tournament is a critical part of the success of the academy program at Viera High School by providing much-needed funding for academy supplies and activities.

Through this tournament, event organizers hope to raise $7,000.

Prices are: $100 per individual and $360 for a foursome. Attendees will enjoy free breakfast and lunch, prizes, a goodie bag, raffle ticket, a hole-in-one prize and golf at Duran Golf Club, one of Brevard's premier golf courses.

Duran Golf Club is located at 7032 Stadium Parkway, Viera.

Interested attendees can register online at www.chadcolbert.com.

Proceeds from this golf tournament benefit the Academy of Business and Finance, and the Academy for Digital Arts and Media at Viera High School, providing students with supplemental materials, field trip opportunities and products that pertain to the educational focus of each academy. A project-based curriculum provides internship and volunteer's opportunities, hands-on activities and guest speaker appearances.

Sponsorships are also available. A complete listing is online at www.chadcolbert.com.

For more information or questions on the tournament and the Viera High School Academy program it benefits, to register or purchase sponsorships, visit www.chadcolbert.com, call (321) 751-8943 or email bcc@chadcolbert.com.

'˘ Christmas ornaments: The Old Town Hall History Center of Melbourne Beach presents Zonta Christmas ornaments.

This is a fundraiser to

benefit the Zonta Scholarship Fund, etc.

The exhibit starts Nov. 17 and continues on Saturdays until Jan. 5.

These precious ornaments depict historical sites in South Brevard County.

For more information, call Ann Downing at (321) 536-3336.

The history center is located at 2373 Oak St., (across from Spessard Holland Golf Course), Melbourne Beach.

The exhibit is free.

Hours every Saturday are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For more information, call (321) 536-3336.

'˘ '˜Art in the Park' art and crafts show: The 28th annual Indian Harbour Beach City Art & Crafts Show will be held in Gleason Park from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17 (with Nov. 18 as a rain date).

Many vendors will display their work, which includes custom woodworking, hand crafted jewelry, photography, mixed media, acrylics and mosaics, floral arrangements and wreaths, knitted and crochet items, sculpture and stained glass, crafts, pottery, homemade soap and herbal products and much more.

Email dartz@indianharbour.org for more information.

'˘ Exclusive screening event: The 'Song of the Mockingbird' exclusive screening event will benefit the South Brevard Sharing Center Children's Services Program.

Nicolosi, the artist and producer, will host a special screening of the documentary tribute commemorating the 50th anniversary of the landmark film 'To Kill A Mockingbird.'

This promises to be an 'Evening of Inspiration' where Nicolosi and Academy Award nominee Mary Badham ('Scout' in the film) come together to share the intimate stories of the film, the book and the lessons learned by society thru the film.

This screening will take place at the Gleason Performing Arts Center at Florida Tech Wednesday, Nov. 17, from 7-10 p.m.

There will be red carpet photo opportunities, inspirational music, special guests and a dessert reception.

General admission and VIP tickets are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

VIP tickets cost $100 and includes an exclusive celebrity reception from 5:30-6:30 p.m., documentary viewing, complimentary valet parking, reserved seating, hors d'oeuvres, celebrity photo opportunities, autograph session with Nicolosi and Mary Badham ('Scout' in the film), post documentary dessert reception, and a 8 x 10 lobby card to Commemorate the Event.

General admission costs $25 and includes: the documentary viewing, post documentary dessert reception, and a 5 x 7 lobby card to commemorate the event.

Join in the fight against child hunger and homelessness by attending this once in a lifetime event. Proceeds go to the Sharing Center's Children's Services Program.

To learn more about the Sharing Center and its services or this event, call Kay Vialpando at (321) 727-8581, Ext. 209, or visit www.mysbsc.org to purchase tickets.

SUNDAY, NOV. 18

'˘ Dr. Vernon Boushell free concert series: The Riverside Presbyterian Church presents free concerts down by the riverside.

'˘ Sunday, Nov. 18 -

Thanksgiving Concert:

Dueling Pianos: 3:30 p.m.

Riverside Presbyterian

Church, 3400 N. Atlantic

Ave., Cocoa Beach.

For more information, call

321) 525-7825 or visit

www.riversidepres.org.

Free concert - free ticket

is required.

'˘ Sunday, Dec.9 -

Christmas Concert '˜An

Old Fashioned Christmas'

with the Riverside

Chancel Choir and

Friends: 3:30 p.m.

Riverside Presbyterian

Church, 3400 N. Atlantic

Ave., Cocoa Beach.

For more information, call

321) 525-7825 or visit

www.riversidepres.org.

Free concert - free ticket

is required.

'˘ Sunday, Jan. 27 - Winter

Concert: Music of Your

Life: 3:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Riverside Presbyterian

Church, 3400 N. Atlantic

Ave., Cocoa Beach.

For more information, call

321) 525-7825 or visit

www.riversidepres.org.

Free concert - free ticket

is required.

'˘ Sunday, March 10 -

Spring Concert with the

Indialantic Chamber

Singers: 3:30 p.m.

Riverside Presbyterian

Church, 3400 N. Atlantic

Ave., Cocoa Beach.

For more information, call

321) 525-7825 or visit

www.riversidepres.org.

Free concert - free ticket

is required.

'˘ Sunday, June 23 -

Patriotic Concert with the

Space Coast Symphony

Wind Ensemble & Space

Coast Symphony Choir:

3:30 p.m. Riverside

Presbyterian Church, 3400

N. Atlantic Ave., Cocoa

Beach.

For more information, call

321) 525-7825 or visit

www.riversidepres.org.

Free concert - free ticket

is required.

MONDAY, NOV. 19

'˘ Perform at the mall: Tis the season to be jolly!  Warm up those vocals and put on your dancing shoes because Melbourne Square Mall is seeking a variety of holiday entertainers. All types of choirs, dance troupes, musical acts and more are invited to perform at the mall during the 2012 holiday season.

The Melbourne Square Mall is at 1700 W. New Haven Ave., Melbourne.

Performance dates are available from Friday, Nov. 23 to Monday, Dec. 24, and interested parties may contact the marketing department at Melbourne Square Mall at (321) 727-8062.

TUESDAY, NOV. 20

'˘ Gardeners talk about wildflowers: The Beach Gardeners of Melbourne Beach will be meeting Thursday, Nov. 20, at 6:30 p.m. at the Melbourne Beach Community Center, 509 Oak St., Melbourne Beach.

The speaker for this meeting will be Vince Lamb of the Florida Native Plant Society.

Mr. Lamb will take about "Growing Wildflower Gardens in Seaside Communities."

Refreshments will be served. Visitors and new members are welcome to attend.

For more information, call (321) 723-4180.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 21

'˘ Brevard Gator Club offers $4,500 in scholarships: The Brevard County Gator Club, with a donation from the Brevard Tropical Fruit Club, has three $1,500 scholarships available to Brevard high school seniors or Brevard County students presently attending the University of Florida as an undergraduate or graduate student.

Students must be entering the fields or be presently enrolled full time in the fields of agricultural or horticultural studies.

The deadline to apply is Nov. 30.

For more information, questions or to apply, contact Susie Bond at (321) 536-1869 or email susie@alumni.ufl.edu.

UPCOMING EVENTS

'˘ Beach festival: Satellite Beach's Pelican Beach Park, 1525 Highway A1A, Satellite Beach, will be the site for the Ocean Reef Beach Festival Saturday, Dec. 1, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

A combination of food, music, live entertainment, artwork, environmental displays, educational activities and centers will all come together to create a uniqueness never seen before in this area.

Free activities will be provided for all ages focusing on ocean, reef and beach fun such as conservation, surfing, fishing, kayaking, marine art, stand up paddling, sea-beaning and other related topics displayed in revolving educational centers.

'˘ Book signing: Award-winning author Lee Boyland will sign books and answer question about his 'Clash of Civilizations' trilogy and 'Office of Analysis and Solutions' series Sunday, Dec. 16, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Eau Gallie Flea Market Bookstore, Isle I.

Call (321) 255-3995 for more information.




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