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SPECIAL EVENTS
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Posted: 2013 Aug 23 - 06:54

SATURDAY, AUG. 24

Movies at the Library: 2 p.m., Zora Neale Hurston Branch Library, 3008 Avenue D, Fort Pierce. Showing Dr. Seuss' "The Lorax" (2012). Rated PG. All ages. Free. For more information, call (772) 462-6876 or visit http://library.stlucieco.gov

SATURDAY, AUG. 24 --

SUNDAY, AUG. 25

Bodybuilding, figure and bikini competitions: Treasure Coast Classic Bodybuilding, Figure and Bikini Competition will be held at the Port St. Lucie Civic Center on Saturday, Aug. 24. Sanctioned by the National Physique Committee, the event is open to the public and will include approximately 50 competitors. Prejudging begins at 10 a.m., and the finals start at 6 p.m. Tickets for prejudging event are $15. The 6 p.m. evening show costs $30. A combination ticket for both events is $40. Also at the show will be 22 sponsors offering fitness-related clothing and nutritional items. On Sunday, Aug. 25, more than 70 people will compete in the Florida State Classic bodybuilding competition, also at the Civic Center. Lifters will compete for a shot at the prestigious national competition in Las Vegas. A team of lifters from the Humana Fitness Center at the Civic Center will represent Port St. Lucie. They will be led by Matt Levine, city Fitness Coordinator, who is a Mr. Olympia competitor and champion power lifter. The Port St. Lucie Civic Center address is 9221 S.E. Civic Center Place. For more information, call Humana Fitness and Wellness Center at 772) 204-7101.

Port St. Lucie Gun Show: Held at the Port St. Lucie Civic Center, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. $7 admission for ages 14 and older. Concealed weapons classes both days, door prizes.

SUNDAY, AUG. 25

Scouting Open House: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. Lucie Lanes, 6759 S. U.S. 1, Port St. Lucie. Cub & Boy Scout Roundup and Monster Car Show. Music, dozens of vendors, food, crafts, educational supplies, electronics, scooters, a bounce house, petting zoo, more. Treasure Coast Boy Scouts will be on hand to register children. Free bowling lessons and a peek at the bowling center's schedule of activities for the whole family. 100 vehicles on display, from classic cars to monster trucks. Admission is free. For more information, call (772) 461-5390.

South Florida Rollergirls vs. Lakeland Rockabilly Rebels at Skatetown USA: 4:30-8 p.m. Tailgating starts at 4:30 p.m., weather permitting. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and the bout begins at 6 p.m. General admission is $10 at the door; children under 12 are admitted free. BYOB; no glass bottles or coolers permitted. Skatetown USA is located at 4301 Orange Ave., Fort Pierce. For more information, call Skatetown USA at (772) 461-0266.

TUESDAY, AUG. 27

IRSC Performing Arts Academy Open House: 4-6 p.m. Find out about instruction in music, art and dance for children and teens (3-17). Programs offered include youth musical theatre, music lessons, group music and vocal classes, visual arts, and theatre workshops. Programs fill quickly, and there is a one-time registration fee of $25 for the Performing Arts Academy. Open house will be held in McAlpin Fine Arts Center lobby, IRSC Main Campus, 3209 Virginia Ave., Fort Pierce. For more information, call (866) 792-4772 or www.irsc.edu.

Father and Child Connection: 6-7 p.m., Fort Pierce Library, 101 Melody Lane. This monthly program focuses on the unique impact fathers make in raising healthy children and how to become involved early in a child's life, as well as becoming a positive role model as a father. This program is presented by the Father and Child Connection Program, funded by the Early Learning Coalition of St. Lucie County in partnership with the Children's Services Council of St. Lucie County. Free. For more information, contact Eric Seibenick at (772) 579-3419 or email seibenicke01@elcslc.org.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 28

'Plan B: Mobilizing to Save Civilization:' Part of the Passport to Science summer movie series at Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, 5600 North U.S. 1, Fort Pierce. Film focuses on realistic strategies to avoid the growing climate change. 1 p.m., Johnson Education Center. Hosted by Dr. Jim Masterson, HBOI. Free. Refreshments sold. Ages 9 and up. Call (772) 242-2559 for information.

Ocean Science Lecture: "What's My Name Again? How Better Taxonomy Can Aid in Understanding Harmful Algal Blooms," a lecture from Niclas Engene, Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce. Cyanobacteria seasonally form extensive blooms in the Indian River Lagoon and throughout Southern Florida. New ways to identify these bacteria may help predict their production of toxins and other chemical compounds, which are important steps for monitoring, predicting, or possibly controlling these potentially harmful blooms. Starts at 7 p.m. in the Johnson Education Center, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, 5600 North U.S. 1, Fort Pierce. Free admission. Visit http://www.fau.edu/hboi/Events.php

THURSDAY, AUG. 29

Solid Gold Dance Band: Doors open at 6:30 p.m. at the Port St. Lucie Civic Center. Dance from 7-10 p.m. to the four-piece band, playing a variety of music from the '60s, '70s and '80s. Tickets are $5 in advance and $6 at the door. Full liquor cash bar and snacks will available. To purchase tickets, call (772) 807-4499 or visit the Recreation Desk at the Civic Center in person. For more information, call (772) 807-4488 or visit www.cityofpsl.com/civic.

Auditions for 'Cabaret:' 6:30 p.m., StarStruck Theatre, 2101 S. Kanner Highway, Stuart. Directed by Jennifer Jones. Rehearsal dates will be Jan. 22 through Feb. 19; performance dates will be Feb. 20 through March 2 (possibly extended through March 9). Must be 16+ to audition; "Cabaret" has mature content, so performers under 18 must have a signed audition form by legal guardian. Visit http://starstruckfl.com/Auditions.html to print the audition form, which must be stapled to resume and head shot. Specific guidance as you prepare to audition for each role is available through that site. Walk-in auditions will be seen in the order of arrival; specific audition slots may also be reserved by calling (772) 283-2313.

FRIDAY, AUG. 30

Friday Night Live: Casey N Spaz Comedy presents entertainment for all ages, with standup comedians and variety acts on the last Friday each month at 8:30 p.m. at the Civic Center, 9221 S.E. Civic Center Place, on the southeast corner of U.S. 1 and Walton Road. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. This month's headliner is Cap'n Ron Witherow, master hypnotist. Musical act is JB4, a quartet that has performed all around the nation. Also features True Crew Dance Company. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Civic Center or by credit card over the phone by calling (772) 807-4499. Please call for special pricing for groups of 20 or more. Advance tickets: preferred seating is $15, general admission is $12. Tickets at the door, if available, will be $15. Snacks and full liquor cash bar available. For more information, contact the Civic Center at (772) 807-4499 or visit www.cityofpsl.com/civic/.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 5 - SUNDAY, SEPT. 22

'And Then There Were None:' The Pineapple Playhouse, 700 W. Weatherbee Road, Fort Pierce, presents this classic mystery comedy by Agatha Christie. Ten guilty strangers are trapped on an island. One by one they are accused of murder; one by one they start to die. Show times are 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings, and 2 p.m. Sunday matinees. Tickets are $18, with student and group discounts available. Call the box office at (772) 465-0366.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 6

Auditions for 'Treasure Coast's Got Talent': 7 p.m, StarStruck Theatre, 2101 S. Kanner Highway, Stuart. Solo or group acts that sing, dance, play instruments, magic acts, comedy acts - anything the crowd will love - are welcome to audition. The third annual talent search show will begin at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21, with more than $500 in cash and prizes for winners in four age-determined categories, plus an audience-chosen overall winner. For audition or registration information, see the rules and regulations PDF, available at http://starstruckfl.com/Auditions.html, or call (772) 283-2313.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 8

Treasure Coast Fall Bridal Show: Noon to 4 p.m. at the Port St. Lucie Civic Center, 9221 S.E. Civic Center Place. Vendors and venues from around the Treasure Coast will be on site. Brides may pre-register at www.bridalshowtc.com.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 8 - TUESDAY, SEPT. 10

Open auditions: Pineapple Playhouse is holding auditions for Caroline Smith's "The Kitchen Witches" at 7 p.m. each night. Director Mark Brinkerhoff is looking to cast two female roles and two male roles. Production dates are Oct. 31 through Nov. 26. For more information, visit pineappleplayhouse.com

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 11

WrestleNation 2013: Port St. Lucie Civic Center, presented by the BreakThrough Foundation and Championship Wrestling Entertainment, as a fundraiser for BreakThrough Foundation. Bell time is 8 p.m. General admission tickets in advance are $10; $15 at door. Bring school supplies to donate and receive a 10 percent discount on the door price. In addition, Lince Dorado will offer a pro wrestling seminar for beginners at 4:30 p.m. and there will be a VIP meet & greet at 6 p.m. for additional charge. Tickets are available through the Civic Center box office, (772) 807-4499, or online at www.cwepro.net.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 14

Democratic Picnic: 11 a.m. through 2 p.m. at the Council on Aging, 2501 S.W. Bayshore Blvd., Port St. Lucie. Enjoy barbecue pork and chicken, baked beans, coleslaw, potato salad, bread, corn on the cob, beverages, and speak with fellow Democrats, officers and officials. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased online at www.dcslc.org or with check mailed to Democratic Club of St. Lucie County, PO Box 9137, Port St. Lucie, FL 34985, by Friday, Sept. 3. For more information, email demclubslc@gmail.com.

Dog Days of Summer Dash: 7:30 a.m., Indian RiverSide Park, 1707 N.E. Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach. 5K run/walk that is open to humans and their dog companions. Funds raised will benefit the Treasured Lands Foundation's land preservation and environmental education programs and the Pegasus Foundation's spay/neuter program. Cost is $30. There's also a free 1K for children 12 and under, to encourage participation in healthy outdoor activities. Sponsorships are still available; call Ike Crumpler at (772) 201-9996. Register at active.com (search for "Dog Days of Summer Dash").

FRIDAY, SEPT. 20

September evening at Harbor Branch: 6-8 p.m. at Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute at FAU, 5600 U.S. 1 North, Fort Pierce. An evening to appreciate nature and marine wildlife, with the display of a collection of south Florida photos by Paul Marcellini and a talk and book signing by Tampa Bay Times reporter Craig Pittman, author of "Manatee Insanity: Inside the War Over Florida's Most Famous Endangered Species." Featuring live jazz, homemade lemonade, wine and tapas. Ticket proceeds go to benefit manatee research & education at HBOI. Tickets are $20; available through the Friends of HBOI office at (772) 242-2559. Advance purchase appreciated.

Vietnam Veterans of America to hold Town Hall Meeting: 6:30 p.m., Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens, 2410 S.E. Westmoreland Blvd., Port St. Lucie. Meeting will focus on the birth defects, diseases and learning disabilities affecting the children and grandchildren of Vietnam veterans, as well as methods for educating the public and elected officials about the issues of Vietnam veterans and their families. Hosted by the Vietnam Veterans of America, Florida State Council, in partnership with Florida Veterans Foundation, and VVA Chapter 1041 and Chapter 566. For more information, contact Frank Tidikis at (561) 310-7597.

Charity Casino Event: 6:30 p.m. at the Mansion at Tuckahoe, 1921 N.E. Tuckahoe Drive, Jensen Beach. An evening of fun and games, followed by a Chinese auction, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to support Heathcote Botanical Gardens in Fort Pierce. Hosted by Thrivent Community-Treasure Coast. Tickets are $50 if you RSVP by Sept. 16, or $60 at the door; this includes hors d'oeuvres and two drinks. For more information or to RSVP, call Amy Whitlach at the local Thrivent office at (772) 408-0771.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 21

Kickball Tournament: 10 a.m. at Sandhill Crane Park, Port St. Lucie, on National Myositis Day, to raise funds for Team Tommy Foundation, which provides financial help to patients and families with myositis diseases. The tournament is for eight co-ed teams of 15 players each. Each team is guaranteed to play two games. Top four teams will advance to playoffs. Team with the most creative name will win a prize. Raffles and celebrations follow immediately afterwards at the Jensen Ale House, which is donating a portion of sales from 2-5 p.m. to Team Tommy Foundation. Cost is $20 per player, which includes a T-shirt and one raffle ticket. Sponsor opportunities available. For information on captaining a team, visit www.teamtommy.org.

'Treasure Coast's Got Talent': 7 p.m, StarStruck Theatre, 2101 S. Kanner Highway, Stuart. Solo or group acts that sing, dance, play instruments, magic acts, comedy acts - anything the crowd will love - will be the stars in this third annual talent search show. Acts are competing for more than $500 in cash and prizes for winners in four age-determined categories, plus an audience-chosen overall winner. For tickets, call the box office at (772) 283-7787.

Focus on the Treasure Coast lecture series: 1 p.m., Hoke Library, 1150 N.W. Jack Williams Way, Jensen Beach. Free lecture on the history of the Seminoles in Florida, and of the wars waged against them, presented by Ronald Grenville Frazer, adjunct professor at Indian River State College. For more information, call (772) 221-1403 or visit www.library.martin.fl.us.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 24

Indian River Lagoon EcoBoat Trip: Leaves the Johnson Education Center at Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute at 11 a.m. and returns at 1 p.m. Tickets are $30 for Friends of HBOI, $40 for general admission. Includes a box lunch from the Link Port Cafe. Ages 8 and up welcome. For more information, call (772) 242-2559.

WEEKLY EVENTS

FRIDAY, AUG. 23

Cobb's Landing, 200 N. Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce, Alex Kash, 6-10 p.m. (772) 460-9014.

Harborcove Bar and Grill, 1930 Harbortown Drive in the Harbortown Marina in Fort Pierce. Fridays, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Mike Denne. (772) 429-5303

The Original Tiki Bar & Restaurant, 2 Ave. A, Fort Pierce, live music 5-9 p.m. (772) 461-0880.

Rinelli's Yellow Tail. Live music, 101 Second Street, Fort Pierce. (772) 466-5474

SATURDAY, AUG. 24

Bogey's & Stogey's, 1032 S.E. Port St. Lucie Blvd., Port St. Lucie. Call for performers. (772) 337-7778.

Harborcove Bar and Grill, 1930 Harbortown Drive in the Harbortown Marina, Fort Pierce. Saturdays, 2-5 p.m. The Jazz Band. (772) 429-5303.

Kings Head Pub, 2838 S.W. Port St. Lucie Blvd. Call for performers. (772) 340-1223.

The Original Tiki Bar & Restaurant, 2 Ave. A, Fort Pierce, live music 5-9 p.m. (772) 461-0880.

Rinelli's Yellow Tail. Live music 101 Second Street, Fort Pierce. (772) 466-5474.

SUNDAY, AUG. 25

Cobb's Landing, 200 N. Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce, Matrix, 4-8 p.m. (772) 460-9014.

Harborcove Bar and Grill, 1930 Harbortown Drive in the Harbortown Marina, Fort Pierce. Sundays, 4-8, Dr. Papachubby. (772) 429-5303.

MONDAY, AUG. 26

Latin Dance Night: 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Monday night at the Port St. Lucie Civic Center. Doors open at 6 p.m. Free dance lessons for basic salsa steps start at 6:30 p.m. St. Lucie Tropical Jazz starts playing salsa, mambo, merengue, cha cha, bolero and cumbia music at 7:15 p.m. Full liquor cash bar and snacks. Admission is $5 per person in advance, or $8 per person at the door. Call (772) 807-4488.

Rinelli's Yellow Tail: Trivia nights at 7 p.m. 101 Second St., Fort Pierce. (772) 466-5474.

TUESDAY, AUG. 27

King's Head Pub, 2838 SW Port St. Lucie Blvd. Hypnotist Rich Alexander. 8-9 p.m. Free admission. Call (772) 340-1223.

The Original Tiki Bar & Restaurant, 2 Ave. A, Fort Pierce, Dynamic Entertainment Trivia at 7 p.m. (772) 461-0880.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 28

Mickey Finn's Comedy Night, 269 Port St. Lucie Blvd., Port St. Lucie. 8 p.m., no cover. (772) 873-5522 for reservations.

Rinelli's Yellow Tail, free wine tasting 6-7:30 p.m. Exclusive "on-premise" wines available. Dinner for two and a select bottle of wine, $35. 101 Second St., Fort Pierce. (772) 466-5474.

Thirsty Turtle, 2825 S.W. Port St. Lucie Blvd., Port St. Lucie, Davee Bryan, 7:45-11 p.m. (772) 344-7774.

THURSDAY, AUG. 29

Archie's Seabreeze, 401 S. Ocean Drive, Fort Pierce, jazz and steak night every Thursday, 7-10 p.m. (772) 460-3888.

The 19th Hole at the Saints Golf Course, 2601 S.E. Morningside Blvd., Port St. Lucie. Family fun day, 5-8 p.m. Trivia, prizes, music by AJ the DJ, in the Sandpiper Room. (772) 337-0180.

Rinelli's Yellow Tail, Bike Night in downtown Fort Pierce. 6-9 p.m. Music, Prizes, 50/50 Vendors. (772) 466-5474.

Thirsty Turtle, 2825 S.W. Port St. Lucie Blvd., Port St. Lucie, Davee Bryan, 7:45-11 p.m.

ONGOING EVENTS

TC RC Scale Boats: 8-11 a.m. every Sunday, rain or shine, on the east side of Lake Tradition in Port St. Lucie. All ages. The Treasure Coast RC Scale Boaters is a radio controlled model boat club promoting electric scale model boating. Bring your boats, questions, ideas, or just come and watch. A club boat is available for anybody, child or adult, who would like to try it. (Electric scale only; no fast electric or gas.) Free, parking is available next to launch area. For more information, visit www.TCRCBoaters.org.

Community Green Market, every Saturday from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. in the new location: the parking lot of Port St. Lucie City Hall, 121 S.W. Port St. Lucie Blvd. Locally grown fruit and vegetables, crafts, gifts, lots of vendors, music, hot food, pet-friendly. For more information, call (772) 345-3797.

SCORE Regular Weekly Training: SCORE & Indian River State College Small Business Development Council provide free individual business counseling sessions for all small businesses at the St. Lucie County Chamber of Commerce, 2397 West Midway Road, Fort Pierce, every Thursday at 9 a.m., 10 a.m. and 11 a.m., by appointment only. Register for an appointment at www.treasurecoast.score.org.

Tai Chi classes: Tuesdays at 9 a.m. at Heathcote Botanical Gardens, 210 Savannah Road, Fort Pierce. Join Tai Chi instructor Charlie Ottesen for an hour of relaxation and peace in the serene garden. The cost for the Tai Chi class is $10 per person. For more information call Heathcote at (772) 464-4672.

Green Market and Food Co-Op at Orange Avenue at the Intercoastal in Fort Pierce. There will be fresh produce, honey, all natural meats, vegan, veggie, raw and gluten-free food truck. Live music. For more information, call (772) 465-5658 or email tawyner@aceweb.com.

Treasure Coast Eagles No. 3582 have ongoing events. Every day, bar bingo, from 10 a.m.-1 a.m. Tuesdays, ladies night from 7 -11 p.m. Free pool play, 7-11 p.m. Wednesdays, bingo 6:30-11 p.m., 12 games, final game pot is $300. Thursdays, Texas Hold-em 7-11 p.m. Buy in is $20. Free pool play, 7-11 p.m. - Fridays, open mic jam with Shawn, 7-11 p.m. - Everyone welcome. Men's night - 7-11 p.m. Saturdays, karaoke by D-3 with Ariel and Steve, 7-11 p.m. Sundays, karaoke by D-3 with Ariel and Steve, 7-11 p.m. - Treasure Coast Eagles No. 3582 is located at 510 S. U.S. 1, No. 3, Fort Pierce. After 9 p.m. must be 21. For more information, call (772) 461-2750.

o Jazz Society events: Tuesday, jazz jams at the Sunrise Black Box Theatre, 117 S. Second St., Fort Pierce, from 7-10 p.m. $5 cover. Full bar available. Every other Wednesday evening, jazz jams at the gardens, 6:30-9:30 p.m. $3 cover. Wine and beer available. 2410 Westmoreland Blvd., Port St. Lucie. Saturday mornings, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Jazz market in downtown Fort Pierce along the Indian River waterfront.

Jazz & Blues Society presents jazz jams at the Sunrise Black Box Theatre in downtown Fort Pierce every other Tuesday from 7-10 p.m. Winter schedule runs from October-May 31, every Tuesday from 7-10 p.m.

KARAOKE

American Legion Post 40: 810 South U.S. 1, Fort Pierce, every Sunday night from 6-10 p.m.

AMVETS Post 19, 2024 S. Federal Highway, Fort Pierce, every Friday night from 5-9 p.m. with Michael and Terri's request line music. (772) 626-1049.

Applebee's, 4898 Okeechobee Road, Fort Pierce. Every Friday from 8 p.m.-midnight. Call (772) 460-1444.

Archies: 401 S. Ocean Drive, Fort Pierce, every Wednesday, starting at 7 p.m. (772) 461-3352.

Bogey's and Stogey's: 1032 S.E. Port St. Lucie Blvd., Port St. Lucie, (772) 337-7778. Karaoke by Dennis 9 p.m. Wednesday and Friday.

Boozgeois Saloon: 720 S. U.S. 1, Fort Pierce, Karaoke with Chris 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday, Monday and Wednesday. (772) 466-4255.

Pop-a-Top Tavern: 802 S.W. Bayshore Blvd., Port St. Lucie. Outlaw Karaoke 7:30-11:30 p.m. Wednesday. (772) 879-9188.

Rebar karaoke madness: Thursday nights, from 9 p.m. - midnight. 8283 S. U.S. 1, Port St. Lucie. Call (772) 340-7777

Seasick Sam's: 8589 S. Federal Highway, Port St. Lucie, Outlaw Karaoke, 8 p.m.-midnight, Wednesday. (772) 340-1177.

St. Lucie Inn: 2107 N. Old Dixie Highway, Fort Pierce, Dan the Man Karaoke, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Wednesday. (772) 464-1326.

If you would like your live entertainment listings carried in the "Out and About" section, please email them to newsfp@hometownnewsol.com. The deadline is two Fridays before the performance. For example, if you are having a band on Aug. 30, the deadline is Aug. 16. Email the listings weekly or monthly, if you know who will be appearing that far in advance. This procedure includes all venues providing live entertainment.




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