Animal advocates conducting summit
Puppy mills, greyhound racing and animal fighting are high among the topics are on the Animal Welfare Summit's agenda set for 6 p.m. Feb. 28 in the John F. Armstrong Wing at the Blake Library in Stuart.
The summit is free and open to the public.
The Humane Society of the Treasure Coast is a private, nonprofit humane agency caring for more than 6,500 animals a year and relies solely on private donations. It has no affiliation with the Humane Society of the United States.
Event to benefit oceanographic society
Florida Oceanographic Society will host its signature fundraiser, Oceans Alive: Castaways, at 6 p.m. on Feb. 23 at 890 N.E. Ocean Blvd., on Hutchinson Island in Stuart.
Tickets for the event are limited and priced at $225 per person, $175 for members.
To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.FloridaOcean.org or call (772) 225-0505, Ext. 108.
Annual art show this weekend
Osceola Street in downtown Stuart will host the Downtown Stuart Art Festival.
There's a lot for them to see, as a myriad of original and eclectic works of art from artists near and far.
The show starts at Osceola Street, and then continues on to Denver Street and down to Detroit Street. There will be artwork priced to sell, from as little as $25 up to $30,000.
The Downtown Stuart Art Festival will be held on Osceola Street in downtown Stuart on Feb. 23- 24, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call (561) 746-6615.