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Martin County Clubs & Classes
Rating: 3 / 5 (13 votes)  
Posted: 2013 Jan 25 - 06:50

Clubs and organizations

A+ Friendship Group: Nondenominational group for age 50 and older, meets Mondays and Fridays, (except holidays), from 6:30-9 p.m. for cards and games. Snacks are provided, with a $1 donation accepted. Meeting place is at the Vince Bocchino Community Center at Langford Park, 2369 N.E. Dixie Highway, Jensen Beach. For more information, call (772) 334-1964.

ABC Book Discussion Group at the Cummings Library: The group meets the first Wednesday of every month at 6 p.m. in the DiTerlizzi Room. For more information, call (772) 221-1403.

Alzheimer's Care Support Group for caregivers of a loved one with dementia or Alzheimer's disease, or for those who have been recently diagnosed with the disease. Emeritus at Jensen Beach hosts this group. There is no cost to attend this group. Everyone who is living with a friend or family member with Alzheimer's is encouraged to attend. Support group meetings are second Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. at Emeritus at Jensen Beach located at 1700 N.E. Indian River Drive in Jensen Beach. For more information (772) 225-1355.

American Legion and Auxiliary, No. 62: Meetings for this Stuart and Palm City group are held at 7:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at the VFW and American Legion Post, just west of the police complex on Monterey Road in Stuart. New members are welcome. For more information, call (772) 288-2757.

Annie's Book Club: The club meets in the Chason Conference Room at the Elisabeth Lahti Library in Indiantown on the first Tuesday of the month at 10 a.m. For more information, call (772) 221-1403.

Chess Club of Martin County: Two meetings each week, from 7-9 p.m. on Thursdays and Saturdays at Ocean Palms in Stuart. Annual membership is $10. Applications for membership are open to all ages. For more information, call (772) 223-8042 or (772) 215-6202.

Coconut Republic Parrot Head Club: Monthly social is the first Wednesday of each month, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Conchy Joe's Seafood Restaurant and Bar, 3445 N.E. Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach. For more information, visit: www.coconutrepublicparrotheadclub.com

Council on Aging of Martin County: Offers luncheons, classes and card clubs during the month. Meet at the Log Cabin Senior Activity Center, 2369 N.E. Dixie Highway, Jensen Beach. For more information, call (772) 334 -2926.

The Daughters of the British Empire: Any woman of British ancestry, parents to great-grandparents, including those from British Commonwealth nations, are welcome. For more information, call (772) 221-3829 or (772) 286-2724.

Florida Trail Association: Meets the second Monday of each month from 7-9 p.m. For more information, call (772) 219-4955.

French Rendez-Vous: For those interested in French language, culture and cuisine. For more information, call (772) 285-1297 or (772) 221-2459.

The Friends' Book Depot, a collaborative effort of all six Friends Groups of the Martin County Library System is open from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday in Building H, No. 15, at the B & A Flea Market, 2885 S. Federal Highway, in Stuart. The Book Depot offers rare, antiquarian books, children's' books and audio-visual material. Donations are welcome at the Book Depot from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Mondays and Wednesdays or Martin County libraries. For more information, call Eric Buetens at (772) 546-6633.

Games for Martin County seniors: 12:30-4 p.m. on Wednesdays at the Flagler Recreation Center in Stuart. No cost. For more information, call (772) 288-5335.

General Motors Retirement Club: For information about the next meeting, call (772) 878-6003.

Halpatiokee Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution: For information, call (772) 288-4306.

Historical Map Club: A club for people interested in historical maps. For more information, call (772) 219-9778.

Hobe Sound Fine Arts League: For information, call (772) 546-2946.

Hobe Sound/Port Salerno Rotary Club: This service-focused organization is dedicated to serving the local community and supports a number of local charities, works on hands-on projects, and supports national and international projects. For more information, call (772) 221-9193.

Hobe Sound Public Library Book Club: For information, call (772) 221-1403.

Hoke Library Book Club: Meet at the library in Jensen Beach. For information, call (772) 221-1403.

Humanity's Team: For information, call (772) 708-4611.

Jensen Beach Garden Club: For information, call (772) 692-2245.

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

La Leche League: Palm City branch meets the second Saturday of each month. Mothers with their nursing babies and mothers-to-be are welcome. For directions to the meeting or more information, please call (772) 233-1883

Line dancing at Bocchio Center in Jensen Beach, across from Log Cabin, Fridays from 10 a.m.-noon. Cost is $2 per person. For more information, call (772) 283-0619.

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 more information, call (772) 873-2981.

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

Martin County Democratic Club: The group meets the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Blake Library in Stuart. For information, call (772) 286-1281.

Martin County Genealogical Society: For information on the club, call (772) 334-6331.

Martin County Model Railroaders: The railroad club promotes the hobby of model railroading. The club meets every Thursday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Martin County Fairgrounds, Building E, 2616 S.E. Dixie Highway, Stuart. For more information, call (772) 219-4134 or (772) 692-9705.

Martin County Native Plant Society: Meetings will resume in October on the third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. For more information, call (772) 219-8285 or (772) 287-4930.

Martin County Republican Club: For information, call (772) 692-2239

Martin County Veterans Services: Information sessions are often held at public library branches. For more information, call (772) 221-1403.

Martin County Young Republicans: The chapter is open to Republicans, ages 18 to 40. For more information, call (772) 341-6880.

Mets Booster Club for N.Y. and St. Lucie Mets: Membership is $10 per person per year, $15 per couple with no children, and $20 for a family membership; includes a newsletter each month and support for charitable donations. For more 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, 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 more information, call (772) 692-4922 or (772) 240-6880

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

NARFE Chapter 1589: For information, call (772) 879-1566.

Retired educators: Meet on the third Thursday of the month at 11 a.m. at the Blake Library in Stuart. All retired educators from any school districts are welcome. For more information, call (772) 286-4556.

Social bridge for advanced players: Offered weekly throughout the year at the Flagler Recreation Center in Stuart Thursdays from 12:30-4 p.m. The cost is $1.50 per week. For information, call (772) 288-5335.

Sons of Norway, Gulfstream Lodge 3-514: All Scandinavian nationalities, as well as people who have an interest in the culture, are welcome. For reservations, call (772) 466-1275 or visit www.geocities.com/gulfstreamlodge3514.

Southeast Florida Archaeological Society: For information about the next meeting, visit www.sefas.org.

Space Coast All-Airborne Chapter, 82nd Division Association: For information, call (772) 879-0097.

St. Lucie/Martin County Council of Beta Sigma Phi: Meets on the second Monday of the month at the Morningside Branch Library in Port St. Lucie. There are 10 active chapters in St. Lucie and Martin counties. For more information, call (772) 462-1615.

St. Lucie Sailing Club: Meets from 7-9 p.m., the first Monday of each month. For more information, call (772) 219-4955.

Stroller power: Group fitness class for moms with babies from 6 weeks to 4 years old. Classes are held at the Boys and Girls Club of Hobe Sound gymnasium on Monday through Friday, at 9:15 a.m. Cost is $10 per class or $90 for ten classes. For more information, call (561) 251-8872 or visit www.strollerpowerjupiter.com.

Stuart Community Concert Band: The band rehearses from 7-9 p.m. Monday nights at the Flagler Recreation Center in Stuart. The free group is for musicians of any age who would like to keep musical skills sharp and participate in activities. Rehearsals are open to the public. The group gives free concerts on the first Monday of each month, beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the Stuart Recreation Center. For details about the group or for concert dates, call (772) 288-5335.

Stuart Area Miniatures Club: The adult group meets monthly to construct dollhouse miniatures and share expertise and information about collections. $2 per class. Meetings are held from 7-9:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month at the Flagler Recreation Center in Stuart. For more information, call (772) 288-5335.

Stuart Sailfish Club: For information, call (772) 286-9373 or visit www.stuartsailfishclub.com

Stuart Sunrise Rotary Club: Meets Thursday morning at Monarch Country Club at 7:30 a.m. For more information, call (772) 631-2639.

Taking Off Pounds Sensibly: Meets at 10 a.m. on Fridays at Ocean Palms Retirement Center, 2750 S.E. Ocean Blvd., Stuart. For more information, call (772) 334-5869.

The Garden Club of Stuart: For information, call (772) 692-7133

Treasure Coast Toastmasters International Club: meet every Monday night 7PM. except holidays at Chapman School of Seamanship Stuart 4343 SE St. Lucie Blvd. (off Dixie) in Stuart. For more information, visit www.treasurecoasttoastmasters.org or call 772-220-0834.

Treasure Coast Community Singers: Rehearsals on Monday evenings, from 7-9 p.m. at North Stuart Baptist Church, north of the Roosevelt Bridge. All who love to sing are welcome. For more information, call (772) 692-1616.

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

Treasure Coast Chapter, Paralegal Association of Florida: For information, call (772) 234-5500.

Treasure Coast German Shepherd Club: The only American Kennel Club and German Shepherd Specialty Club of the Treasure Coast meets the third Thursday of every month at 7:30 p.m. 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 family roots. Sessions run from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. For more information call (772) 465-1464.

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

Treasure Coast Shell Club: Meets the third Monday of each month from 7-9 p.m. For information, call (772) 219-4955.

Treasure Coast Toastmasters meet every Monday night 7p.m. except holidays at the Chapman School of Seamanship Stuart, 4343 SE St. Lucie Blvd. (off Dixie) in Stuart.

Woodcarvers group: Meets at 1 p.m. Wednesdays, at the Log Cabin Senior Center in Langford Park, 2369 N.E. Dixie Highway, Jensen Beach. For more information, call (772) 334-2926.

YMCA Reads: The program relies on mentors to read with first- and second-graders. Individuals, church groups and organizations are all needed. Mentors meet at Indiantown Middle School. For more information, call (772) 260-1993.

YMCA newcomers and alumni club: Prospective members do not have to be a newcomer to the area to attend meetings or join the club. Meetings are at 9:30 a.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at Indian RiverSide Park, 1707 N.E. Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach. For more information, call (772) 221-9607 or (772) 287-5365.

Classes

Adult Learning Institute of Temple Beit HaYam: First six attendees receive $10 in store credit and lunch. For information, call (772) 286-1531.

Aquarium lecture series. Free classes at Aquatic Life in Stuart on the first Saturday of each month from 11 a.m.-noon. Learn more about advanced coral husbandry, water parameters, refugiums and reef tanks. First six attendees receive $10 in store credit and lunch. Register by calling (772) 287-7177.

Drawing class is scheduled from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Friday, at the Garden of Goods Galleries, 12330 S.E. Dixie Highway, Stuart. For more information, call (772) 546-3499.

Bridge games are scheduled from noon to 4 p.m. on Monday at the Palm City Community Center, 2701 S.W. Cornell Ave., Palm City. Call for Tuesday and Friday games schedules. Cost is $5 per player. For more information, call (772) 219-4955.

Clay art and pottery wheel classes are on Wednesday evenings and Thursday mornings at Lighthouse Bay Pottery, 344 N.W. Alice Ave., Stuart. For more information, call (772) 692-9712.

English classes for advanced beginners from 6:30-8 p.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1200 S. 10th St., Stuart. For more information, call (772) 337-5139.

English classes, intermediate level: Free classes are from 6-8 p.m. on Thursdays at North Stuart Baptist Church, 1950 N. Federal Highway, Stuart. For more information, call (772) 692-1616 or visit the Hispanics in Action Web site, www.hispanicsinaction.org.

Literacy training and English-language classes with volunteer tutors can be arranged to fit a learner's schedule and location. The free sessions are held in public libraries or similar facilities. For details, visit the Literacy Council office on the second floor of the Blake Library, 2351 S.E. Monterey Road, Stuart, or call (772) 219-4960.

Summerville Senior Living health chats are held on the third Tuesday of each month at 2 p.m., in Langford Hall. Medical topics that are relevant to seniors are presented. This event is free and open to the public. Summerville Senior Living is located at 1700 N.E Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach, across from Indian Riverside Park. For more information, please call (772) 225-1355 ext 223.

Log Cabin Senior Center classes: art, Spanish, French, exercise, woodcarving and more at Log Cabin Senior Center, 2369 N.E. Dixie Highway, Langford Park, Jensen Beach. Cost is $8 per lesson; includes materials. For more information, call (772) 334-2926.

Motherwell yoga classes are Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:45-11:45 a.m. in Palm City. Classes are designed to provide expecting women with an exercise program. For more information, call (772) 781-2722.

Native American dance program is from 7-9 p.m. on the first and third Wednesday of each month at Flagler Recreation Center in Stuart. The program includes dances, songs and crafts from several Native American tribes. For adults and children, 10 and older. For more information, call (772) 288-3837.

Pilates mat class for beginners and intermediates: $12 for individual class sessions or $10 per class when signing up for a month. Classes are on Tuesdays and Fridays from 6:30-7:30 p.m. and on Saturday mornings from 9-10 a.m. at Palm City Community Center, 2701 S.W. Cornell Ave., Palm City. For information, call (772) 219-4955.

Pottery class is scheduled from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, at Garden of Goods, 12330 S.E. Dixie Highway, Hobe Sound. For more information, call (772) 546-3499.

Free Spanish classes for beginners: From 9-10:30 a.m. on Wednesdays at The Place at Stuart assisted living facility, 860 S.E. Central Parkway, Stuart. For registration, call (772) 337-5139.

Spanish for advanced beginners: Free classes will be held from 9-10:30 a.m. and 6-8 p.m. on Mondays at North Stuart Baptist Church, 1950 N. Federal Highway, Stuart. For more information, call (772) 692-1616 or visit the Hispanics in Action Web site, www.hispanicsinaction.org.

Spanish for advanced beginners: the free classes will be held from 3-4:30 p.m. on Thursdays at St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 623 E. Ocean Blvd., Stuart. For more information, call (772) 692-1616, (772) 337-5139 or visit the Hispanics in Action Web site, www.hispanicsinaction.org

Tai chi class is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Tuesdays at the YMCA, 1700 S.E. Monterey Road, Stuart. Fees are $30 per month for YMCA members or $40 per month for non-members. Free trial classes are available. For more information, call (772) 286-4444, Ext. 244.

City of Stuart programs for families: The following programs are offered at the Flagler Recreation Center, 201 S.W. Flagler Ave: jazzercise, Monday through Friday at 9 a.m.; reccing crew: Monday through Friday from 8:45-11 a.m., for ages 1 to 3. Cost is $5 per day or $15 per week.

Parents' night out: Friday night from 6-11 p.m. Offered for ages 3 (potty-trained) to 12. The evening begins at 6 p.m. Pick-up time is 11 p.m. For $2 extra, dinner provided; toddler boogie nites: Bring walking children, ages 2 to 5, to the facility from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on the first and third Fridays of each month. Reservations must be made by Friday at noon on the day of the dance; mom's morning off: ages 3-5 (potty-trained) 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday. $70 per month.

Yoga at Flagler Parks and Recreation Center, 201 S.W. Flagler Ave., Stuart. Hatha yoga sessions are offered in four-week increments for $36 per session. A low-key yoga class is from 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Wednesdays and is wheelchair-accessible. For more information, call (772) 288-5338.

Yoga on the beach class is 8:30 am. Tuesday and Thursday. Meets at Hobe Sound Refuge Beach. All levels welcome. Bring towel and a bottle of water. Cost is $5 per hour session. For more information, call (772) 349-2303.

Yoga classes for beginners are from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays; intermediate classes are from 10:30-11:45 a.m. on Fridays. Classes are at the Palm City Civic Center, 770 S.W. 34th St., Palm City. Cost is $8 per class. First class is free. For more information, call (772) 463-2511.

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

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