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Posted: 2013 Oct 18 - 06:56

THURSDAY, OCT. 17 - SATURDAY, OCT. 19

'This One's for You:' A musical variety show produced by Indian River State College students at McAlpin Fine Arts Center on the main campus in Fort Pierce. Shows are at 7 p.m. on both Thursday and Friday; two shows on Saturday, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (772) 462-4750 or visit IRSC.edu.

FRIDAY, OCT. 18

Realtors of St. Lucie County golf tournament: Held at Gator Trace Country Club in Fort Pierce. Check in is at noon, tee-off is at 1 p.m. Poker run during the tournament; $5 per hand, limit of two hands per person. Tournament is $75 per golfer, $300 per team; includes lunch, dinner and awards. For golfer or team registration, contact Lynne at (772) 465-6080 or email Lnorvell@RASL.com.

'The Little Monster Bash:' 9:30 a.m., Oxbow Eco-Center, 5400 N.E. St. James Drive, Port St. Lucie. Entertainer Miss Kathy will lead little costumed 'goblins and ghouls' and their favorite adults on a musical Halloween adventure. Free, appropriate for ages 2-6 with an adult. For more information, call (772) 785-5833 or visit www.oxboweco.com.

Homeschool Day - Indian River Lagoon: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Smithsonian Marine Station, 420 Seaway Drive, Fort Pierce. Learning stations, crafts and hands-on activities for homeschooling families and parents. All activities are free with paid admission, and meant for all ages. Please RSVP by calling (772) 465-3271 or emailing SMSEducation@si.edu.

FRIDAY, OCT. 18 - SATURDAY, OCT. 19

Planetarium show - Environments: Explore multiple environments with a new immersive video projection system at the Hallstrom Planetarium on the IRSC main campus in Fort Pierce. Visit a coral reef, explore distant nebulas and galaxies, or explore the microscopic world. Planetarium shows on Fridays are at 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and on Saturdays at 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $3 each. For ticket information, contact the IRSC box office at (800) 220-9915.

Haunted House: 7-10 p.m. each night, Children's Museum of the Treasure Coast, 1707 N.E. Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach. The museum will be completely transformed into a scary haunted house for those who wish to navigate the spooky corridors. Admission is $5. For more information, call the museum at (772) 225-7575.

THROUGH OCT. 27

'The Courage to Remember:' Port St. Lucie Civic Center Art Gallery. Traveling Holocaust exhibit produced by the Simon Wiesenthal Center's Museum of Tolerance will be on display at the Civic Center Art Gallery through Sunday, Oct. 27. The exhibit includes 200 photos offering unique insight into the Holocaust. Because of the graphic nature of some of the material, the Wiesenthal Center does not recommend the display for children under 12 and encourages adult guidance for older children. The exhibit is intended to serve as a reminder of the Holocaust, to honor its victims and to encourage Americans to be vigilant about respecting diversity. All residents are encouraged to attend, to bring family and friends, and to use the occasion to unite against the injustice of discrimination and intolerance. For more information, call (772) 873-6329.

SATURDAY, OCT. 19

Walk to End Alzheimers: Held at Port St. Lucie Civic Center. Registration at 7:30 a.m., followed by opening ceremony at 8:30 a.m. Walk begins at 9:15 a.m. For more information, contact Duane Hamilton at (800) 272-3900 or email dhamilton@alz.org.

Carving Artistic Pumpkins class: 10 a.m., Oxbow Eco-Center, 5400 N.E. St. James Drive, Port St. Lucie. Sharpen your pumpkin carving skills with a nature-inspired art class, taught by woodcarving master Joe Miller and presented by Treasure Coast Art Association and Oxbow. Ages 10 and older. $20 fee includes all supplies. Class size is limited and reservations are required. For more information, contact Amanda Thompson at (772) 785-5833, email thompsonam@stlucieco.org or visit www.oxboweco.com.

Austin Erlanger Memorial Scholarship Fund golf tournament: Held at Indian Hills Golf Course, 1600 S. Third Street, Fort Pierce. 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. $85 per golfer includes driving range, breakfast, golf, free beer, water, lunch, raffles, more. All proceeds benefit Make The Right Choice. Individuals will be assigned a team. For more information, call Elaine Erlanger at (772) 260-2502.

Spoil Island Clean-up: Join Harbor Branch Friends and guests for a morning of cleanup work on a spoil island in the Indian River Lagoon. Ages 9 and up. Meet at Harbor Branch, 5600 U.S. 1 North, Fort Pierce, for transport at 8:30 a.m.; return by 12:30 p.m. Bring your gloves and water gear, along with a bag lunch for the cooler. Call (772) 242-2559 for information and to reserve a seat on the boat.

Annual Fall Carnival: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Renaissance Charter School St. Lucie, 300 N.W. Cashmere Blvd., Port St. Lucie. Public is welcome. Food truck invasion, pumpkin patch, carnival games, inflatable rides, pony rides, bounce houses, DJ, and business and arts and crafts vendors. Free fingerprinting of children and bike safety tips by the St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office. For more information, call (772) 344-5982 or email vpicardi@stluciecharter.org.

Shows for young astronomers: 11 a.m., Hallstrom Planetarium on the IRSC main campus in Fort Pierce. Children ages 4-12, accompanied by an adult, will learn about stars and constellations, planets and the exploration of outer space. For ticket information, call the IRSC box office at (800) 220-9915.

Casey N Spaz Comedy: Held at Port St. Lucie Civic Center on the corner of U.S. 1 and Walton Road on the first and third Saturday each month. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Show starts at 8:30 p.m. Comedian to be announced. Cash bar and munchies available. General tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door; preferred, up-front seating $15 in advance only. For more information, call (772) 807-4499.

"Light of the City" in Port St. Lucie: 3:30-5:30 p.m., Charles Ray Park, 5626 N.W. Manville Drive, Port St. Lucie. Celebrate and share God's love through music, more. Bring a lawn chair for time with family and enjoy free food. Bring donations of nonperishable food for faith-based organizations to help neighbors. For more information, call (772) 237-1367.

SATURDAY, OCT. 19 - SUNDAY, OCT. 20

Treasure Coast Home and Garden Show: Held at the Port St. Lucie Civic Center. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Open to the public. Tickets are $5. For more information, visit www.treasurecoasthomeshow.com.

SUNDAY, OCT. 20

Tea Party for Heathcote: 2-4 p.m., Cris Adams' home. Come for tea, sandwiches, sweets, and of course chocolates in a fun afternoon. $35. Make reservations early, seating is limited. Call the Heathcote office to reserve: (772) 464-4672.

SUNDAYS THROUGH NOV. 12

Understanding math workshop: 9:05-9:50 a.m., CCC, Inc., 1592 S.E. Village Green Drive, suite H, Port St. Lucie. Free, for ages 10 to 15. To register, call (772) 607-2628.

TUESDAY, OCT. 22

'Medicare Part D:' 7-9 p.m., Tropical Isles Co-op. Inc., 281 Tropical Isles Circle, Fort Pierce. Free presentation from SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders), with time for questions and answers. Open to the public, especially meant for people on limited incomes. For more information or help from SHINE, call (866) 684-5885.

Jazz Jam: 7-10 p.m., Black Box Theatre at Sunrise Theatre, 117 South Second Street, Fort Pierce. $6 cover (Jazz Society members $5). For more information, visit www.jazzsociety.org.

Southeast Florida Scrub Ecosystem Working Group: 9:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m., statewide meeting hosted by St. Lucie County's Environmental Resources Department. Features a tour of the Indrio Savannahs preserve and presentations about the management of environmental preserves and rare plants on the Atlantic Coastal Ridge. For more information, contact Steve Fousek, St. Lucie County environmental lands coordinator, at (772) 462-2525.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 23

'Bat-tastic Night With Nature:' 6 p.m., Manatee Observation & Education Center, 480 N. Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce. Guest speaker Ken Gioeli, University of Florida/St. Lucie County Extension Natural Resource Agent, will share information about these fascinating, misunderstood mammals. As the sun sets, the group will relocate to a local park to search for bat and insect life after dark, using supplied bat detectors and night vision goggles. Program registration fees are $8 per person for non-members and $7 per person for Manatee Center members. Pre-registration and payment is required and spaces are limited. To reserve your space call Lesley at (772) 466-1600, Ext. 3337 (calls are routed through FPUA).

Slow Food & Wednesday Green Market: 1-5 p.m. at Marina Square in Fort Pierce, where Orange Avenue meets the Indian River Lagoon. Non-profits with an interest in food are invited to attend at no cost. Must RSVP. For more information, email TA Wyner at tawyner@aceweb.net or Sheryl Paul at sherylp461@gmail.com.

Benefit for Playoff of Bands winners: 7-10 p.m., Terra Fermata, 26 S.E. Sixth Street, Stuart. Enjoy music from the winners of the Blues Alliance of the Treasure Coast's Playoff (Katie Schanze, Big Jim Adam, and The Rockin' Jake Band), and help send them to the International Blues Challenge event in Memphis. An upscale food truck will be on site at this event. (Rain date is Wednesday, Nov. 6.) For directions, call (772) 286-5252.

THURSDAY, OCT. 24

Open house and ribbon cutting: 4-6 p.m., 121 Tapas on the Water, 121 Melody Lane, Fort Pierce. Celebrating the one-year anniversary. Ribbon cutting at 5 p.m. For more information, call (772) 781-0943

St. Lucie Historical Society meeting: John Brandon, local treasure hunter, will speak about shipwreck salvage on the Treasure Coast. Meetings are held on the fourth Thursday each month from September through May at the Elks Club, 635 S. Fifth Street, Fort Pierce. The Elks Club provides dinner, $12 per person, promptly at 5:30 p.m., followed by the meeting at 6 p.m. Reservations are required two days in advance. Call (772) 461-8020 or email dinner@stluciehistoricalsociety.org.

Adoption Orientation Session: 5:15 p.m., hosted by Children's Home Society at the Early Learning Coalition of St. Lucie County, 804 S. Sixth Street, Fort Pierce. Free open-house style orientation will give an overview of foster care adoption and answer questions related to adoption and CHS' adoption process. To RSVP or for more information, contact the CHS adoption information line at (772) 429-2001.

Emerson Center Humanities Series: 7 p.m., Emerson Center, 1590 27th Ave., Vero Beach. Susan Fernandez, Ph.D., will give a presentation on "Sunshine in the Dark: Florida in the Movies." Free admission, first-come, first-served. For more information, call (772) 778-5249 or visit http://theemersoncenter.org/humanities.asp.

THURSDAY, OCT. 24 - FRIDAY, OCT. 25

Jewelry Repair Course: Hosted at the Oxbow Eco-Center, 5400 N.E. St. James Drive, Port St. Lucie. Bobbie Richards will teach you ways to repair jewelry. The class starts at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday and 6 p.m. on Friday. The class is $10 per person, which includes all materials and tools needed to make the repairs. Appropriate for ages 12 and older. Class size is limited, so reservations are required. For more information, call (772) 785-5833 or email oxbow@stlucieco.org.

FRIDAY, OCT. 25

Friday Night Live: 8:30 p.m., Port St. Lucie Civic Center. Enjoy stand-up comedy and other variety acts on the last Friday each month. Each month's lineup is different. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the show starts at 8:30 p.m. Advance tickets are $15 for preferred up-front seating, $12 for general admission and $15 at the door. For more information, call (772) 807-4499.

October Fest: 5 p.m., Polish American Social Club, 343 Prima Vista Blvd., Port St. Lucie. The dinner dance is from 5 to 9 p.m. Music by Roman with a Menu by Manny. Dinner consists of a dill cucumber, marinated beets, German potato salad, Bavarian platter (wine sauerkraut, Bavarian red cabbage, fresh mashed potatoes topped with knockwurst and Kassler Ripchen), homemade black forest cake and complimentary Warsterner beer. An $18 donation is requested. Open to the public. For more information, call Barbara (772) 871-9551 or Alice (772) 807-9561 for tickets.

FRIDAY, OCT. 25 - SATURDAY, OCT. 26

Fundraiser: Benefit for the Grandbassa County Association in the Americas. Liberian Senate President G. Milton Findley will be the keynote speaker at a fundraiser on Oct. 25 and 26 in Fort Pierce which will bring a delegation from Liberia to St. Lucie County. The event will begin Friday, with a formal morning reception and plenary, followed by committee discussions and a message from the Senator. Indian River State College will host a formal luncheon at the office of Dr. Ed Massey, to be followed by a tour of the college, tour of the University of Florida Research Center and Harbor Branch Oceanographic Research Institute. Saturday is the formal banquet and fund raiser at Yellowtail restaurant in Downtown Fort Pierce. For more information, visit www.grandbassacountyassociation.org

Planetarium show - Environments: Explore multiple environments with a new immersive video projection system at the Hallstrom Planetarium on the IRSC main campus in Fort Pierce. Visit a coral reef, explore distant nebulas and galaxies, or explore the microscopic world. Planetarium shows on Fridays are at 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and on Saturdays at 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $3 each. For ticket information, contact the IRSC box office at (800) 220-9915.

SATURDAY, OCT. 26

Career fair: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Indian River State College's Blackburn Educational Building, 3002 Avenue D, Fort Pierce. The "IRSC Pick Your Path Fall Career Fair" is a family event to come and learn more about careers, IRSC Quick Job Training, financial aid and educational opportunities available with IRSC. Music, refreshments, demonstrations of many job training programs, an English as a Second Language open house, career information, and more. Community partners for the event include Workforce Solutions, Harvest Outreach, Fort Pierce Housing Authority and the Boys and Girls Club. For more information, call (866) 792-4772, email info@irsc.edu or visit www.irsc.edu.

Taste of the South BBQ Festival: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Riverwalk Center, 600 North Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce. Second annual event featuring barbecue from all over the Southeast for festival-goers of all ages to enjoy. Local non-profit organizations as well as professional food vendors will be featuring barbecue chicken, ribs, pulled pork sandwiches, conch fritters, collard greens, macaroni and cheese, cornbread, more. Musical entertainment includes Chubby Bones, Humdingers, Logan Bros Band, Jackie Steil and the Cheyenne Band. For more information, call (772) 985-2083.

'Dinner at Heathcote:' Slow Food and Heathcote Botanical Gardens are teaming up to provide an enchanting evening in the gardens. Fort Pierce Central High's third-year Culinary Arts Class will prepare and serve the meal in keeping with this year's National Food Day theme, Food Education in Schools. At 5:30 p.m., there will be a garden tour with Heathcote volunteers, and dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. Must RSVP. For more information, email TA Wyner at tawyner@aceweb.net or Sheryl Paul at sherylp461@gmail.com.

A night at the Races: 6-9 p.m., Temple Beth El Israel, 551 S.W. Bethany Drive, Port St. Lucie. All spectators should arrive around 6 p.m. Only 300 tickets are available for this event. In addition to the horse races there will be a Chinese auction. Admission includes a deli dinner, beverages, coffee and dessert, "Play Money," and a chance to win raffle and door prizes. The event is to benefit Sarah's Kitchen, which helps the community, and operating expenses for the Temple. General admission tickets are $25. For more information, contact Harvey Levy or Suzanne Klatch at (772) 336-2424 or visit tbei.org.

Shows for young astronomers: 11 a.m., Hallstrom Planetarium on the IRSC main campus in Fort Pierce. Children ages 4-12, accompanied by an adult, will learn about stars and constellations, planets and the exploration of outer space. For ticket information, call the IRSC box office at (800) 220-9915.

Golf Tournament: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Gator Trace Golf Club, Fort Pierce. Golf tournament fundraiser for Main Street Fort Pierce. For more information, call (772) 466-3880.

Family Movie Matinee: 2 p.m., Fort Pierce Branch Library, 101 Melody Lane, will show "Hotel Transylvania" (2012). After the animated comedy, guests can make their own "Bat Buddy" craft. Film is 92 minutes, rated PG. Program is most suited for ages 5-10, but open to all. Children must attend with a parent or caregiver. For more information, call (772) 462-2812, email pernag@stlucieco.org or visit http://library.stlucieco.gov.

SUNDAY, OCT. 27

Tea Party at Hogwarts: Two seatings, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. The St. Lucie Ballet's tea parties include sweet treats, raffle prizes and entertainment. Halloween or tea party attire welcome. Seating is limited. Tickets are $30 per couple; $10 for each additional person. Proceeds benefit St. Lucie Ballet's production of "The Nutcracker" in December. Buy tickets at the studio, located at 884 S.W. Biltmore Street, Port St. Lucie, or call (772) 708-0800. For more information, call (772) 708-0800 or visit st-lucie-ballet.com.

One Stop Shop Sale: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the fourth Sunday of each month at the Port St. Lucie Civic Center parking garage. Provides local vendors with an opportunity to sell their crafts, wares and food. For more information, call (772) 807-4493 or email jromberger@cityofpsl.com.

TUESDAY, OCT. 29

Jazz Jam: 7-10 p.m., 'For Dancers Only,' Black Box Theatre at Sunrise Theatre, 117 South Second Street, Fort Pierce. $10 cover. For more information, visit www.jazzsociety.org.

'Medicare Savings Program & Extra Help:' 7-9 p.m., Tropical Isles Co-op. Inc., 281 Tropical Isles Circle, Fort Pierce. Free presentation from SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders), with time for questions and answers. Open to the public, especially meant for people on limited incomes. For more information or help from SHINE, call (866) 684-5885.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 30

Ghosts of Fort Pierce Past: 5-9 p.m., downtown Fort Pierce. Featuring three different walking tours beginning at 5:30 p.m., including a new tour of Edgartown. Guides will take visitors on tours of downtown Fort Pierce to see and learn about the buildings and history. For more information, visit mainstreetfortpierce.org.

Keiser Scare Fair open house: 6-8 p.m., 10330 South U.S. 1, Port St. Lucie. Halloween festivities for families, tricks and treats, plus refreshments, games, prizes. Costumes are welcome. For more information, call (888) 844-8404 or visit KUopenhouse.com.

'Blooming Tales:' 9-11:30 a.m., Glidden Park Garden Center, 911 Parkway Drive, Fort Pierce. Presented by the Garden Club of Fort Pierce. The program will focus on easy container impact, creating personal spaces, creating a living wall. Admission, $10, includes registration, refreshments, lectures, discount on Pamela's books, book signing, specialty garden-related vendors and holiday gift ideas. For more information, call Diane at (772) 595-0663.

THURSDAY, OCT. 31

Zombies in the Garden: 5:30-8:30 p.m., Heathcote Botanical Gardens, 210 Savannah Road, Fort Pierce. Costume party for adults and children. Games on the lawn, trick-or-treating for candy. Walk through the zombie forest if you dare. Admission is $5 for adults, $2 for children. For more information, call (772) 464-4672 or visit heathcotebotanicalgardens.org.

Trick or Treat on Moore's Creek: at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31 at Eighth Street and Avenue D presented by Lincoln Park Main Street. For more information, visit lincolnparkmainstreet.org.

Haunted Happenings:5:30 p.m., Port St. Lucie Civic Center. For more information, call (772) 807-4499.

THURSDAY, OCT. 31 - SUNDAY, NOV. 3

Fall Festival: Port St. Lucie Civic Center, corner of U.S. 1 and Walton Road. Family-friendly event featuring carnival rides, indoor trick-or-treating with the Police Athletic League, costume contest, live entertainment, more. Hours are 5-10 p.m. Thursday, 5 p.m. to midnight Friday, 11 a.m. to midnight Saturday, and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. Proceeds from the festival benefit the PSL Downtown Lions Club programs. For more information, call (772) 807-4499.

THURSDAY, OCT. 31 - SATURDAY, NOV. 2

'Of Mice and Men:' The classic tragic story of the friendship between two migrant workers, George and mentally challenged Lenny, and their dream of owning a farm. Produced by Indian River State College students at McAlpin Fine Arts Center on the main campus in Fort Pierce. Shows are at 7 p.m. on both Thursday and Friday; two shows on Saturday, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (772) 462-4750 or visit IRSC.edu.

THURSDAY, OCT. 31 - SUNDAY, NOV. 17

'The Kitchen Witches:' Pineapple Playhouse, 700 West Weatherbee Road, Fort Pierce. Shows are at 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call (772) 465-0366 or visit pineappleplayhouse.com.

FRIDAY, NOV. 1

Friday Fest, first Friday of every month in Fort Pierce at Marina Square at Melody Lane and Avenue A. Featured band is Moon Shadow, and Aloha Islanders - hula/fire dancers - will be performing. The free event is held from 5:30-9 p.m., weather permitting, and features live music, children's activities, arts and craft vendors and food stalls. Call Main Street Fort Pierce at (772) 466-3880.

FRIDAY, NOV. 1 - SATURDAY, NOV. 2

'Menopause the Musical' at the Sunrise Theatre, 117 S. Second Street, Fort Pierce. A musical parody set to classic tunes from the 1960s to the 1980s. Shows are 8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 1, and 3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 2. Tickets start at $40. For more information, call (772) 461-4775 or visit www.sunrisetheatre.com.

SATURDAY, NOV. 2

'Seven Rules to Survival:' Noon. Brown bag hands-on lecture at the Oxbow Eco-Center, 5400 N.E. St. James Drive, Port St. Lucie. Getting lost in the woods can be a scary and sometimes dangerous situation unless you have the skills to find your way out. Join Hank Fannin of Green Earth Survival School as he demonstrates tools you can use to survive in the wild. No RSVP required for this free lecture. For more information, call (772) 785-5833 or email oxbow@stlucieco.org.

"Be Fruitful" Gala Cocktail Party: 6-9 p.m., St. Anastasia Parish Center, 401 South 33rd Street, Fort Pierce. The party will honor Bill Wolf and his lifetime of bountiful volunteer service. Dress is casual, and a buffet, cocktails, music, games and entertainment will be featured. Admission is $75 per person and all proceeds will benefit the educational needs of St. Anastasia Catholic School students. For more information, to purchase a ticket, or to help sponsor, contact Anne Sinnott at (772) 466-2381.

Dinner, Jazz & Blues: 7 p.m., The Venue at Granny's Kitchen, Ninth Street and Avenue D. For more information, visit lincolnparkmainstreet.org.

Saturday afternoon movie: 3 p.m., first Saturday of every month in the multipurpose room at the Port St. Lucie Civic Center. Admission to the movie is free and popcorn and a drink will be sold for $3.50. Registration is not required. A parent or guardian must accompany any children under the age of 8 years. Call ahead to find out the feature film. For more information, call Kelly Tiger at (772) 807-4499 or email ktiger@cityofpsl.com

Casey N Spaz Comedy: Held at Port St. Lucie Civic Center on the corner of U.S. 1 and Walton Road on the first and third Saturday each month. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Show starts at 8:30 p.m. Comedian to be announced. Cash bar and munchies available. General tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door; preferred, up-front seating $15 in advance only. For more information, call (772) 807-4499.

TUESDAY, NOV. 5

Free admission to the Aquarium: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. St. Lucie County Aquarium featuring the Smithsonian Marine Exhibit offers free admission on the first Tuesday of each month. The aquarium is located at 420 Seaway Drive, Fort Pierce. For more information, call (772) 462-3474 or visit http://www.sms.si.edu/SMEE

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 6

Interactive Dinner Theatre: 6:30 p.m., Port St. Lucie Civic Center. "Horray for Holly-Weird." Doors open for general admission seating and full service bar at 6:30 p.m. and a dinner buffet will be served at 7 p.m. followed by the show, dessert and prizes. Tickets are $40 per person in advance only. To purchase tickets or for more information, call (772) 807-4499 or visit actorswithaclue.com.

FRIDAY, NOV. 8

'Ring of Fire - the music of Johnny Cash:' The Broadway National Tour comes to the Sunrise Theatre, 117 S. Second Street, Fort Pierce. 8 p.m. Tickets start at $45. For more information, call (772) 461-4775 or visit www.sunrisetheatre.com.

Food Truck Invasion: 5-9:30 p.m., Port St. Lucie Civic Center, on the second Friday of the month through December. More than 20 food trucks will offer everything from vegan and traditional favorites to ethnic foods and desserts. Tables and seating will be available, but blankets for picnicking on the grass are also welcome. Free admission and parking. Cash bar and DJ providing music and entertainment. For more information, call (772) 807-4488.

FRIDAY, NOV. 8 - SUNDAY, NOV. 10

28th annual Navy SEAL Muster and Music Festival: National Navy SEAL Museum, 3300 North A1A, Fort Pierce. The event features live capabilities demonstrations, SEAL equipment and vehicles, a Navy SEAL Challenge Beach Run/Walk, music, the dedication of the Medal of Honor statue, and the 44th reunion of the original frogmen - UDT from WWII and Korea. It's a chance to talk to real SEALs and veterans about the past and present of the world of Naval Special Warfare. Most events are free of charge and open to the public. For more information and schedule details, visit navySEALmuseum.com.

FRIDAY, NOV. 8 - SATURDAY, NOV. 9

Planetarium show - Environments: Explore multiple environments with a new immersive video projection system at the Hallstrom Planetarium on the IRSC main campus in Fort Pierce. Visit a coral reef, explore distant nebulas and galaxies, or explore the microscopic world. Planetarium shows on Fridays are at 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and on Saturdays at 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $3 each. For ticket information, contact the IRSC box office at (800) 220-9915.

SATURDAY, NOV. 9

Unraveling the Mystery of Orchids: 10 a.m. to noon, Heathcote Botanical Gardens, 210 Savannah Road, Fort Pierce. Presented by Louise Odom. $10 for members, $15 for non-members. For more information, call (772) 464-4672 or visit heathcotebotanicalgardens.org.

5k Run for Heroes: 9 a.m., National Navy Seal Museum, 3300 North A1A, Fort Pierce. Experienced runners, weekend enthusiasts, families and teams are invited to join in the fun while supporting the Museum and its endeavors. For more information, call (772) 595-4845 or visit navySEALmuseum.com.

Kansas: Celebrating 40 years as a band. The band comes to the Sunrise Theatre, 117 S. Second Street, Fort Pierce. 8 p.m. Tickets start at $49. For more information, call (772) 461-4775 or visit www.sunrisetheatre.com.

WEEKLY EVENTS

FRIDAY, OCT. 18

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, OCT. 19

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, OCT. 20

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, OCT. 21

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, OCT. 22

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, OCT. 23

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, OCT. 24

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

Holiday Food Drive: Runs through Friday, Dec. 6. Sponsored by Family Meals, Inc. to benefit St. Lucie County residents throughout the holiday season. Requesting non-perishable foods. For the list of seven food drop-off locations or to make arrangements to donate frozen turkeys, please call Rita Lindsey at (772) 519-0939, visit www.familymealsfl.com, email familymealsflorida@gmail.com, or see https://www.facebook.com/FamilyMealsInc.

Tai Chi classes: Held at Oxbow Eco-Center, 5400 N.E. St. James Drive, Port St. Lucie. Beginner and intermediate classes are held on Tuesdays (Oct. 1, 8, 14, 22, 29) at 10:30 a.m.; Fridays (Oct. 4, 11, 18 25) at 9:15 a.m. and Saturdays (Oct. 5, 12, 26) at 3 p.m. Tai Chi Yang Form Classes are held on Fridays (Oct. 4, 11, 18 25) at 10:30 a.m. There will be no class on Saturday, Oct. 19. Tai Chi instructors Hilde and Hector Ruiz-Puyana will lead the classes, designed for everyone, including those who suffer from arthritis, diabetes, osteoporosis and balance issues. Appropriate for ages 16 and older, the cost is $10 per class or $32 for four classes. Reservations are required. For more information, call (772) 785-5833 or visit www.oxboweco.com.

Jazz Society events: Tuesday, jazz jams at the Sunrise Black Box Theatre, 117 S. Second St., Fort Pierce, from 7-10 p.m. $6 cover for non-members. 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, featuring creative arts and crafts.

Gay men's book discussion group: Meets on the fourth Saturday of each month at 2 p.m. to discuss the chosen books, which are by or about gay authors or themes. Books are chosen by the participants, and the discussions of characters, plots and interpretations of the books are lively. Meetings are held in a private home, and a light snack is served. For more information, visit http://gaymensbookdiscussiongroup.weebly.com/

Free quit smoking now classes: The Quit Smoking Now Program is free of charge and provides free nicotine replacement therapy (patches, gum, or lozenges) while supplies last to those who are eligible. Class is available in the area. For more information or to register, call (877) 819-2357 or visit http://www.eahectobacco.com/

Free Math and Chemistry workshops: Sunday mornings from 9:05 to 9:50, free math and chemistry workshops offered at El Shaddai New Testament Church of God, 1592 S.E. Village Green Drive, east of U.S. 1, Port St. Lucie. Understanding math and chemistry workshop registration ends Sept. 27. Program ends Nov. 17. Children ages 10 to 17 welcome. Call (772) 607-2628.

St. Lucie Chapter of National Federation of the Blind: Meets monthly on the second Tuesday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at WQCS Radio station at Indian River State College, 3209 Virginia Ave., Fort Pierce. National Federation of the Blind, founded in 1940, is the oldest, largest and most influential organization to help blind and visually impaired people in the U.S. Open to all ages, including children and their parents. For more information, contact Doreen Franklin at (772) 284-4458.

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.

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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