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Clubs & Classes in the Fort Pierce area
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Posted: 2013 Jan 18 - 06:57

Clubs & organizations

AARP senior community service employment program: The employment program offers free training and assistance in getting a job for qualifying seniors who are 55 or older on a limited income, and living in Martin or St. Lucie counties. Call (772) 223-2653 or (772) 462-6149.

American Legion Post 40: Hall rental is available for receptions of all types. Breakfast served every Sunday from 8-11 a.m. Post No. 40 is at Georgia Avenue and U.S. 1, in Fort Pierce. For more information, call (772) 461-1480.

American Needlepoint Guild, Sea Gull Stitchers Chapter: Meetings are held on the first and third Wednesdays of each month from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The meetings are held at the Fort Pierce Branch Library on Melody Lane in Downtown Fort Pierce. For more information, call (772) 878-3651 or email: smcclos656@aol.com.

AMVETS Post 15: Membership meetings are on the second Sunday of each month at noon at 2024 South U.S. 1, Fort Pierce. For more information, call (772) 464-7751.

Bereavement support groups: Treasure Coast Hospices offers individual and group support for experiencing the loss of a loved one. Locations are in Martin and St. Lucie counties. For information, call (800) 299-4677 or (772) 403-4530.

Blues Alliance Meeting and Blues Jam: Meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. For more information, call (772) 467-1851.

Commodores Singles Club ballroom dancing: Ballroom dancing with big band music from 7:30-10:30 p.m. every Sunday at the American Legion, 3195 N.E. Savanna Road, Jensen Beach. Dress appropriately. For more information, call (772) 461-4502.

Council on Aging: For more information, call (772) 336-8608.

Democratic Women's Club of St. Lucie County: For information, call (772) 878-8954.

Depression support group: meets the second Tuesday of the month. For more information, call Walton Road Baptist Church at (772) 337-1467.

Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 14: Meets the first Saturday of every month at noon for lunch, business meeting starts at 12:45 p.m., at the American Legion Post No. 40 in Fort Pierce, 810 South U.S. 1. Veterans, spouses and spouses of deceased disabled veterans from Fort Pierce and Vero Beach are welcome. For more information, call (772) 462-2272 or (772) 460-7928.

Divorce care: The weekly seminar and support group for those who are separated and divorced meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at Westside Baptist Church, 3361 S. Jenkins Road, Fort Pierce. Cost is $15. For more information, call (772) 461-7828 or (772) 489-9161.

Downtown Kiwanis Club: meets every Tuesday at Elks Hall, 615 S. U.S. 1, Fort Pierce. For more information, call (772) 465-2185.

Elvis Treasure Coast Fan Club: Meetings are on the last Sunday of each month at 3 p.m. This nonprofit club supports the Meals on Wheels program in Martin and St. Lucie counties. For more information, call (772) 201-3227.

Florida Public Relations Association, Treasure Coast Chapter: meets second Tuesday of the month at 11:30 a.m. at the IRCC/FAU Schreiber Conference Center in St. Lucie West. Reservations and payment for the event can be made online at www.fpratreasurecoast.com or by calling Cara Perry, Director of University Relations at FAU Treasure Coast Campus, at (772) 873-3339

Florida Society Sons of the American Revolution: A patriotic, historic and educational organization focusing on the perpetuation of institutions of American freedom and the memory of Revolutionary War heroes. Inexpensive luncheon meetings are held the second Saturday of each month. Meetings are open to the public. For more information, call (772) 336-0926.

Fort Pierce Orchid Society: Meets at the Garden Club of Fort Pierce, located at 911 Parkway Drive, on the third Saturday of each month. Meetings are from 10 a.m. to noon. Guests are always welcome. Free, light refreshments are served. For more information, call Bill or Jo at (772) 465-4674 or email jbtozer@bellsouth.net.

Fort Pierce Sunrise Kiwanis Club: meets at 7:30 a.m. every Thursday morning at Cafe La Ronde on Orange Avenue in Downtown Fort Pierce.

Fort Pierce Kiwanis Club: Meets every Tuesday at noon at the Fort Pierce Elks Lodge. For more information, call (772) 466 7117 daytime or (772) 465-6727 evenings.

Fort Pierce writers group: meetings are from 1 to 4 p.m. on the first and third Friday of each month at the Fort Pierce branch Library, 101 Melody Lane. For more information, call (772) 462-2787.

Foster grandparent program: Volunteers ages 60 or older are needed to help pre-kindergarten through elementary-age children learn to read and improve their school work. Sponsored by the Area Agency on Aging; training for volunteers is provided. For information, call (772) 467-0008.

Garden Club of Fort Pierce meets the second Wednesday of the month from September to May. The meetings take place at 10:45 a.m. in the Glidden Park Center, 911 Parkway Drive, Fort Pierce. For more information, call (772) 489-9999.

General Motors Retirement Club: For more information, call (772) 878-6003.

Get Reel Movie Club: Meets Mondays at 2 p.m. at the Fort Pierce Branch Library, 101 Melody Lane. For more information, call (772) 462-2787.

Great Expectations Book Club meets on the first and third Thursdays at 10 a.m. at the Fort Pierce Branch Library, 101 Melody Lane. For more information, call (772) 462-2787.

Healthy Start Coalition of St. Lucie County: For information, call (772) 467-2016 or email kcbdslc@bellsouth.net.

Kentucky Society of the Treasure Coast: For more information, call (772) 692-3715.

Lakela's Mint chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society: For information, call (772) 785-5833.

Lakewood Park book discussion group: Meets at 3 p.m. on the first Monday of each month (unless it's a holiday) at the Lakewood Park Branch Library, 7605 Santa Barbara Road in Fort Pierce. For information, call (772) 462-6870.

Le Leche League meeting: Breastfeeding support is offered at the monthly meeting on the fourth Saturday of each month at the library in Fort Pierce Branch Library, 101 Melody Lane. The meeting starts at 10:45 a.m. For more information, call (772) 595-5153.

League of Women Voters of St. Lucie County: For information, call (772) 340-7379.

Lucie's Creative Crafters and Vendors: The group holds a craft show and sale most weekends at different locations. Sales benefit the crafters and some local charities. For information, call (772) 873-2981.

Lupus Foundation of America: meets from 10:30 a.m. to noon the third Saturday of every month at the Port St. Lucie Community Center, 2195 S.E. Airoso Blvd. For information, call (800) 339-0586.

Mariner's Barbershop Chorus of Martin and St. Lucie County: Weekly meeting is from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays at North Stuart Baptist Church, 1950 N.E. U.S. 1, Stuart. For information, call (772) 460-2754.

Mets Booster Club (for N.Y. and St. Lucie Mets): Membership is $10 per person per year, $15 per couple with no children; family membership is $20 per year; includes a newsletter each month and support for charitable donations to many nonprofit groups. For information, call (772) 878-8505 or (772) 336-4801.

Military Officers Association of America: Treasure Coast Chapter, Martin and St Lucie counties, meets the third Thursday of the month at the Holiday Inn, located on U.S. 1 in Port St Lucie. All active, reserve, retired and former commissioned and warrant officers from all U.S. uniformed services are welcome. For information, call (772) 692-4922 or (772) 240-6880.

Minnesota snowbirds: Couples and singles can meet on the third Monday of each month at 11:30 a.m. for a lunch and social hour. There are no dues. For more information, call (772) 335-8268 or (772) 337-3613.

Narcotics Anonymous of the Treasure Coast: For a list of meeting times and places, call (772) 343-8373.

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill: The support group for family members of persons with a mental illness meets the first Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at New Horizons, 4500 W. Midway Road, Fort Pierce. For more information, call (772) 468-4078.

Navy League U.S./Treasure Coast Council: The Navy League meets monthly at the Carriage House, 2625 34th Ave., Vero Beach. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. The league hosts speakers each month. For more information, call (772) 492-6790.

Northside Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 10554: For information, call (772) 834-3208.

Overeaters Anonymous, Fort Pierce: Weekly meetings are 7 p.m. Thursday at White City United Methodist Church, 810 W. Midway Road, Fort Pierce. Weekly meetings also are 9 a.m. Saturday at the Fort Pierce main Library, on Melody Lane in Fort Pierce. For more information, call (772) 467-1196.

Paralegal Association of Florida: For information, call (772) 231-3500.

Parkinson's Disease support group: The support group of Brighton Gardens meets at 5 p.m. on the first and third Thursday of each month. For more information, call (561) 335 -9990.

Port St. Lucie bluegrass jam: meets twice per month in the Fort Pierce area. More musicians are needed and welcome. For more information, call (772) 595-5100.

Port St. Lucie Historical Society: Meetings are held the last Tuesday of the month at the Port St. Lucie Community Center, 2195 Airoso Blvd. Meetings include the "then and now" of the evolving historical facts of Port St. Lucie. For more information, call (772) 879-1205.

Recipes for Life: the weight-loss support group meets at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. Thursday at Before & After Weight Loss Clinic, 4909 South U.S. 1, Fort Pierce. For information, call (772) 429-1110.

Restless leg syndrome support group: For information, call (772) 546-0750.

Second Indian Head Division Association: A nationwide search is being conducted for any man or woman who served in the Second Infantry Division and does not know of the existence of this association. For information, call (772) 220-0360.

The Agape Senior Recreational Center, 809 N. Ninth St., Fort Pierce, is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Offers exercise classes, bingo, discussion sessions, Bible study and outside field trips. Lunch is provided daily. The cost is $20 per month. For more information, call (772) 468-9090.

Society for Creative Anachronisms: the club aims to recreate the Middle Ages. The local shire meets (wearing modern clothing) from 7:15-8:30 p.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at the Morningside Branch Library, 2410 Morningside Blvd., in Port St. Lucie. For information, call (772) 337-5632.

Sons of Norway, Gulfstream Lodge 3514: All Scandinavian nationalities, as well as people who have interest in Scandinavian culture, are welcome. For details, visit the website at www.geocities.com/gulfstreamlodge3514.

Southeast Florida Archaeological Society: For information, visit www.sefas.org.

St. Lucie County Crime Watch meets every first Tuesday at 7 p.m. at City Hall, Orange Ave., and U.S. 1. There is a different speaker every month. Refreshments and door prizes. For more information, call (772) 465-4718 or (772) 359-4075

St. Lucie County Republicans: The group will hold a Republican Party forum each week at the headquarters, located in the Lexington Shoppes, 6835 South U.S. 1, Port St. Lucie. The forum is from 9:30-11:30 a.m. on Saturdays. For information, call (772) 465-9463.

St. Lucie Regional Herpetological Society: meets from 7 to 9 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month at the Oxbow Eco-Center, 5400 St. James Drive, Port St. Lucie. No admission fee. For information, call (772) 785-5833.

The Florida Native Plant Society: monthly meetings at the Oxbow Eco-Center, 5400 N.E. St. James Drive, Port St. Lucie. For information, call (772) 785-5833 or visit www.stlucieco.gov/erd/oxbow.

Photography Club: monthly meetings at the Oxbow Center, 5400 N.E. St. James Drive, in Port St. Lucie. For information, call (772) 785-5833 or visit www.stlucieco.gov/erd/oxbow.

Treasure Coast Coin Club: holds a monthly meeting the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. in Building B, Room 120, at Indian River Community College on Virginia Avenue in Fort Pierce. For information, call (772) 794-3200.

Treasure Coast Crafters: For information about the next craft show, call (772) 464-1082.

The Treasure Coast 56ers: For information, call (772) 343-9442.

Treasure Coast German-American Club: For information, call (772) 343-0573.

Treasure Coast German Shepherd Club: The only American Kennel Club and German Shepherd Specialty Club of the Treasure Coast meets the last Monday of every month at the Palm City community Center. For more information, call (772) 286-3801.

Treasure Coast Genealogical Society: Volunteers from the Society are available every Tuesday at the Fort Pierce Branch Library, 101 Melody Lane to assist anyone who needs help in tracing their family roots. Sessions run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For information call (772) 465-1464.

Treasure Coast Muzzleloaders: Meets on the first Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Vince Boccino Center at Francis Langford Park in Jensen Beach (by the arch). This is a nonprofit group of historians, collectors and shooters. For more information, call (772) 283-3562.

Treasure Coast Rare Fruit Club: Anyone interested in growing tropical or subtropical fruit is welcome. Door prizes and a tasting table will be offered. For information, email bobbispencer@bellsouth.net.

Treasure Coast Writer's Guild: meetings begin at 3 p.m. on the fourth Friday of each month at the Fort Pierce Branch Library, 101 Melody Lane. For information, call (772) 462-2787.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary Post No. 8058: Meets at 2 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month at 3475 Douglas Road, Fort Pierce. For more information, call (772) 465-7135.

Young Adult Book Club: Book club for youth ages 9 and older. The club meets on the third Saturday of each month to discuss favorite novels, favorite stories and writing. Schedules with times and exact topics for each meeting are available at the Fort Pierce Branch Library. For more information, call (772) 462-2787.

Classes & lectures

Belly dancing and flamenco classes: Classes available at the Fort Pierce Community Center, 600 N. Indian River Drive, each Tuesday. The flamenco class is from 5:30-6:30 p.m. The beginning belly dance class is from 6:30-7:30 p.m. and the intermediate and advanced belly-dancing class is from 7:30-9:30 p.m. The cost for each class is $30 or $40 for the month; varies according to the number of weeks in the month. Private lessons are also available. For more information, call (772) 873-4691.

Chair exercise program: The Chateau at Lawnwood Assisted Living community offers free chair exercises Monday through Friday at 9:30 a.m. Lyford Cove is located at 1550 N. Lawnwood Circle, Fort Pierce. For more information, call (772) 489-6800.

Craft class at Council on Aging: A craft class is offered at the Council on Aging, 1505 Orange Ave., Fort Pierce. For more information, call (772) 336-8608.

English classes for beginners: The free classes will be held from 6:30-8 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Pastoral Center Juan Diego, 401 S. 30th St., in Fort Pierce. For more information, visit the Hispanics in Action website at www.hispanicsinaction.org.

English classes for advanced beginners are from 6:30-8 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, at the Pastoral Center Juan Diego, 401 S. 30th Street, Fort Pierce. For more information, call (772) 337-5139.

Jazzercise of Port St. Lucie: Classes for all ages are available on Mondays and Thursdays at 5:45 p.m. and on Saturdays at 8:30 a.m. Call (772) 370-5934 or email psljazzercise@bellsouth.net.

Low-impact aerobics: Free low impact aerobics classes are available from 10 to 11 a.m. on Thursdays at Lakewood Park Methodist Church, 5405 Turnpike Feeder Road, Fort Pierce. For more information, call (772) 465-1187.

Redirecting children's behavior seminar is scheduled from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the Fort Pierce Branch Library, 101 Melody Lane, Fort Pierce. For more information, call Delphine Grant at (772) 462-2787 or email grantd@stlucie.gov.

Spanish classes, intermediate level: The free classes are held from 6-8 p.m. on Mondays at the Fort Pierce Branch Library, 101 Melody Lane, Fort Pierce. For more information, call (772) 692-1616, (772) 337-5139 or visit the Hispanics in Action website at www.hispanicsinaction.org.

Free small-business workshops: "How to Start a Small Business" is conducted by the Florida Atlantic University Small Business Development Center. The workshops are hosted by the St. Lucie County Chamber of Commerce and held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. the fourth Thursday of each month in the boardroom of the St. Lucie County Chamber of Commerce, 2200 Virginia Ave., Fort Pierce. For more information, call (772) 595-9999.

To include an organization in Clubs and Classes, send an e-mail to newsfp@hometownnewsol.com, or mail the information to 1102 South U.S. 1, Fort Pierce, FL 34950 or fax the information to (772) 467-4384. For information, call (772) 465-5656.

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