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Posted: 2013 Nov 01 - 06:37


"Terror on Main Street" haunted house: 1036 Main Street, Sebastian, just east of City Hall. The house will be open 7:30-11 p.m., Friday and Saturday, and 7:30-9:30 p.m. weekdays. The house is open Oct. 18-19, then Oct. 24 through Nov. 1. Not for the faint of heart. Admission is $5, cash only. Sponsored by GFWC Sebastian River Junior Woman's Club. For more information, visit www.sebastianhauntedhouse.org or www.gfwcsebastianjrs.org.


Riverside Theatre presents "I Love a Piano," Stark Stage, Riverside Theatre, Vero Beach, times vary. A celebration of the music and lyrics of Irving Berlin that follows a piano as it moves from one owner to the next from the turn of the century to present day. Cost: $45-$70 per person. Website: www.riversidetheatre.com.

NOV. 1 -- NOV. 26

Thanksgiving Food Drive for Homeless Veterans: Hosted by Eminence Hair Design, 967-C Sebastian Blvd., Sebastian. Drop off non-perishable food items at the salon anytime between the hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and 9 a.m. to noon on Thursdays. For any questions call Krys at (772) 581-1051.


Treasure Coast Bird and Nature Art Show: River House, Vero Beach. Hours are 3-8 p.m. Friday, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday. Art show to include photography, 2d and 3d art forms. For more information, call (772) 770-4857 or visit www.cultural-council.org.

Riverside Theatre presents "The Comedy Zone," Waxlax Stage, Riverside Theatre, Vero Beach, 7:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m. Featuring comedians Al Romas and Catherine Maloney. Cost: $15 for show only, $25 for show and food voucher. Website: www.riversidetheatre.com.

'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 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.


Library Coffee House series, North Indian River County Library, Sebastian, 7 p.m. Featuring String Theory and open mike for poetry. Cost: Free, donations accepted for coffee and cookies. Website: www.irclibrary.org/ncl.htm

Author visit, Vero Beach Book Center, Vero Beach, 6 p.m. Authors Deborah Sharp and Elaine Viets present "Mama Gets Trashed: A Mace Bauer Mystery," and "Board Stiff: A Dead-End Job Mystery." Website: www.verobeachbookcenter.com.


Pirate Festival Along the River, Captain Hiram's Resort, Sebastian, times vary. A pirate-themed weekend with a 40-foot pirate ship engaging in ship-to-shore battles with cannons and pistols, sword fights, shows, live musical entertainment, scavenger hunt, talk-like-a-pirate contest, pirate reenactments and more. Enjoy a weekend of random acts of piracy, sea shanties, and more. For more information, visit facebook.com/CaptHiramsPirateFest or www.hirams.com.


Museum seminar, Vero Beach Museum of Art, Vero Beach, 10 a.m. Small group meets every Friday. Topic: "Demystifying Modern and Contemporary Art" with Susan Rosoff. Cost: $95 for museum members, $115 for non-members. Website: www.verobeachmuseum.org.


Holidays for Heroes drive, The Victory Center Military Store, Indian River Mall, Vero Beach, times vary. The Military Moms Prayer Group is organizing the eighth annual drive to spread Christmas cheer to troops overseas. Donations requested. Website: www.militarymomsprayergroup.com.


Second annual Shore lb. Bodysurfing Contest: South Beach Park, Vero Beach. Registration starts at 8 a.m. Contest starts at 9 a.m. Two divisions: Old School and Hand Planers. After party "Best Costume Contest" at Filthy's. Registration Fees: $20 for one division, $30 for both divisions. Proceeds to benefit the Vero Beach Lifeguard Association. The VBLA's mission is to promote lifeguarding and water safety in Vero Beach and the surrounding communities. For more information call Chris at (772)360-7166.

Concert reception, The Emerson Center, Vero Beach, 2 p.m. A reception celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Gifford Youth Orchestra. Followed by a separate ticketed performance. Cost: $25. Website: www.theemersoncenter.org.

Concert, The Emerson Center, Vero Beach, 3:15 p.m. A musical celebration celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Gifford Youth Orchestra. Preceded by a separate ticketed reception. Cost: $15. Website: www.theemersoncenter.org.

Harvest Ride for Friends in Pink: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 63 mile ride through three counties, with stops including Pot Belly Deli, American Legion Post 39, Captain Jax, Chillin' the Most, and ending at Treasure Coast Harley Davidson. Early registration for the poker run is $20; first 200 people receive gift bag including event T-shirt. Live music, games, face painting, prizes, silent and Chinese auctions, food, vendors, fun for the family. Starts at the Pot Belly Deli, 101 N. U.S. 1, Fort Pierce. To buy tickets, visit www.pinktiefriends.org. For more information, call Kitty Hallock at (772) 293-5254 or email kittycvr123@gmail.com.

Craft show, Riverview Park, Sebastian, 10 a.m. Hosted by the Craft Club of Sebastian. Rain date: Nov. 3. Cost: Free. Website: www.sebastiancraftclub.com.

Salute to Veterans dinner, Sebastian Elks Lodge, Sebastian, 4 p.m. A dinner with music by "Remember When" to honor veterans for their service. Cost: Free for veterans, $10 per guest. Contact phone number: (772) 589-1516.

Cowboy River Run/Walk 5k, Riverview Park, Sebastian, 7:30 a.m. Travels along the river with one water station. Cost: $20 per person in advance, $25 on race day. Website: www.runnersdepotvb.com.


Photos with Santa Paws, Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County, Vero Beach, time to be announced. Holiday pet photos. Cost: To be announced. Website: www.hsvb.org.

Riverside Children's Theatre- RCT On The Go presents "The Wolf and Its Shadows," Annie Morton Theatre, Riverside Children's Theatre, Vero Beach, 1:30 p.m. Framed by Aesop's fable "The Dog and the Wolf," these stories about wolves, dogs and humans are woven together in tales from Russian, English, Inuit and German folklore. Cost: $6. Website: www.riversidetheatre.com.


Theatre-Go-Round presents "From Sea to Shining Sea," 14th Avenue Steakhouse, Vero Beach, 12:30 p.m. A matinee dinner theater production including a patriotic parade of American songs. Cost: $45. Website: www.theatregorounddinnertheatre.com.

New Sunday night worship service: 5:30 p.m., Lord Lutheran Church, 2725 58th Ave., Vero Beach. New family worship service to be held on the first Sunday each month, with easy to sing music, Holy Communion, and a worship-related activity for children during the service. Light refreshments, coffee and lemonade will be served after the service. For more information, call Pastor David Charlton at (772) 778-1500.

Concert, First Baptist Church of Vero Beach, Vero Beach, 7 p.m. The Treasure Coast Chorale will present "For All the Saints." Cost: Free. Website: www.treasurecoastchorale.org.


Film studies course, Vero Beach Museum of Art, Vero Beach, Tuesdays, 1:30 p.m. or 7 p.m. Runs through Dec. 3. Topic to be discussed is "When Class Mattered: British Films at Mid-Century." Cost: $50 for museum members, $70 for non-members. Website: www.verobeachmuseum.org.

Author visit, Vero Beach Book Center, Vero Beach, 6 p.m. Authors Jon Agee and Loren Long present "Little Santa" and "An Otis Christmas." Website: www.verobeachbookcenter.com.

Free workshop: 'Let's Talk About Your Heart,' 6-7 p.m., Alternative Medicine Family Care Center, 3408 Aviation Blvd., Vero Beach. Suggesting natural solutions for cardiovascular problems, such as chest pain, palpitations, fainting, dizziness, digestive trouble, more. Visit www.amfcc.info.


Film benefit, The Majestic Theatre, Vero Beach, 4:30 p.m. A screening of the family film "Red Dog," will benefit the Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County. Tickets include admission, popcorn and a drink. Cost: $20 per person. Website: www.hsvb.org.

Ladies Night Out: 6-9 p.m., Sun Jet Center hangar, Vero Beach. Enjoy wine, shopping, souvenir bags, vendors of crafts and jewelry, White Elephant table, more, in this annual start of season fundraiser to benefit The Hibiscus Children's Center's efforts to help Treasure Coast children who have been removed from their homes due to violence or neglect. Tickets are available at I'll Never Tell on Ocean Drive, A Bead Above on Royal Palm Pointe, Elizabeth's Fine Consignments on 17th Street, and the Hibiscus Children's Center. Those interested in contributing to the cause or becoming a vendor can call (772) 777-0760. For more information about the event or Hibiscus Children's Center, visit hibiscuschildrenscenter.org.


21st annual Soup Bowl: 'Breaking Bread Together for the Homeless' - a benefit for the Samaritan Center in Vero Beach. Held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 4:30-6:30 p.m. at participating businesses throughout Indian River County. Handmade bowls will be sold at the various locations for $10 each. For more information and the list of locations, visit samaritancentervero.org.

Classic movie series: 3 p.m., North Indian River County Library, 1001 Sebastian Blvd. (County Road 512), Sebastian. Showing "The Girl Can't Help It," a comedy directed by Frank Tashlin, starring Jayne Mansfield and Tom Ewell. Free movie followed by audience discussion, first Thursday each month. Call (772) 589-1355 for more information.


Sebastian Clambake Festival, Riverview Park, Sebastian, times vary. The annual clambake festival raises funds for local youth organizations and charities. Cost: To be announced. Website: www.sebastianclambake.org.


Flea Market & Bake Sale: 8 a.m. to noon, Concordia Lutheran Church parking lot, 300 Barefoot Blvd., Micco. 20+ tables with variety. For more information, call the church, (772) 664-1104.

Space Coast Symphony Orchestra concert: Presenting 'The Florida Suite: A 500th Anniversary Concert.' 7 p.m., Vero Beach High School Performing Arts Center, Vero Beach. $20 per person, multi-concert packages available. For more information, visit www.spacecoastsymphony.org.

Indian River County Sheriff's Office Explorer 5k, Pointe West, Vero Beach, 7:30 a.m. Cost: $25 per person in advance, $30 on race day. Website: www.runnersdepotvb.com.

Yard sale festival, Christ the King Lutheran Church, Sebastian, 7 a.m. Includes free blood pressure checks and free school supply replenishment. Cost: Free. For more information, call (440) 212-0329.

Turtle Tours program, Vero Beach Museum of Art, Vero Beach, 11 a.m. Young visitors can explore an exhibition, then create their own mini masterpieces. Featured exhibition: "Cuban Art and Identity." Free for members, $5 for each non-member child. Registration is required. For more information, visit www.verobeachmuseum.org.

The Met: Live in HD, The Majestic 11 Theatre, Vero Beach, 12:55 p.m. "Puccini's Tosca." Cost: $20 for students, $25 for adults. Season pass available. Website: www.verobeachopera.org

Food drive, St. Elizabeth's Church, Sebastian, 1 p.m. Bring a non-perishable food item and get a chance to win a raffle prize. Free. Website: www.sebastianchamber.com.

Star party, Sebastian Inlet State Park, Sebastian, 6 p.m. The Indian River Astronomy Society will host a stargazing party at the day use area 0.5 miles south of the bridge, weather and clouds permitting. Telescopes will be provided, or bring your own. Cost: Park entry fees apply. Website: http://www.floridastateparks.org/sebastianinlet/events.cfm.


Indian River Riding Club performance series: 6250 37th Street, Vero Beach. Member participation fees are $60 all day, or $7 per class of participation, plus administration fee; non-member participation fees are $100 all day, or $10 per class, plus administration fee. For more information, email irrc-information@att.net or visit www.indianriverridingclub.org.

Theatre-Go-Round presents "Those Fabulous 50s," The Quilted Giraffe Restaurant, Vero Beach, 4:30 p.m. A musical dinner theatre production highlighting a decade of solid gold hits. Cost: $55. Website: www.theatregorounddinnertheatre.com.

Art in the park, Humiston Park, Vero Beach, 10 a.m. A monthly fine arts and crafts show by Vero Beach Art Club members. Cost: Free. Website: www.verobeachartclub.org.


Museum seminar: 4 p.m., Vero Beach Museum of Art, Vero Beach. Topic: "Utopia and Dystopia in the Tropics: Politics and Art in Cuba" with Damian J. Fernandez. Includes a complimentary view of the exhibition "Cuban Art and Identity: 1900-1950." Cost: $30 for museum members, $40 for non-members. Website: www.verobeachmuseum.org.


The Met: Live in HD Encore, The Majestic 11 Theatre, Vero Beach, 6 p.m. "Puccini's Tosca." Cost: $15 for students, $20 for adults. Website: www.verobeachopera.org

Library art exhibit opens, Indian River County Main Library, Vero Beach, times vary. Exhibit of art works, all with the theme of 'Color,' by Vero Beach Art Club members will be on display through Jan. 14. Free. For more information, visit www.verobeachartclub.org.


Brown University Club: 5:30 p.m., Grand Harbor Golf Club, Vero Beach. Cocktails followed by surf and turf dinner; $40 for dinner plus cash bar. Speaker for the evening is Richard J. Kerr, former deputy director for the CIA and acting director for Central Intelligence, focusing on the Middle East. For more information, call Brad Greer at (772) 770-1195.


Fall concert, 7 p.m., Sebastian River High School Performing Arts Center, Sebastian. Featuring the jazz and steel drum band. Cost: To be announced. Website: www.srhsband.com.


'Aida:' Indian River Charter High School presents the show by Elton John and Tim Rice at the Charter Dome in Vero Beach. 7 p.m., select dates. Tickets are $10 for students, $20 for general admission. Website: www.irchstheatre.org.


The Vero Beach Theatre Guild presents "Into the Woods," times vary. An engaging Broadway musical about a man and his wife who have been cursed with childlessness and are trying to break the curse. Cost: $22 or $24 per person, season tickets available. Website: www.verobeachtheatreguild.com.


Holiday bazaar, St. Sebastian Catholic Church, Sebastian, 9 a.m. More than 25 vendors selling crafts, baked goods, homemade jams and jellies, white elephant sale items and more. Presented by the St. Sebastian's Women's Guild. Free to attend, $10 per day for vendors. Contact phone number: (772) 589-5790.


Riverside Theatre presents "The Comedy Zone," Waxlax Stage, Riverside Theatre, Vero Beach, 7:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m. Featuring Philly Plowden and a comic to be determined. Cost: $15 for show only, $25 for show and food voucher. Website: www.riversidetheatre.com


Randal "Big Daddy" Webster/Lee Lindsey concert: 7 p.m., Emerson Center, 1590 27th Ave., Vero Beach. Tickets are $18 in advance, $20 at the door; children under 12 admitted free with paying adult. For tickets or more information, call (772) 778-5249 or visit theemersoncenter.org.

'Hollywood & Oldies Dance:' 7:30 p.m., St. Helen Gym, 2050 Vero Beach Ave., Vero Beach. Combination of oldies, '50s and '60s music plus Hollywood entertainment. Four hours of music. Snacks, pizza, soft drinks, door prizes, mixers, BYOB. Tickets are $15 and available at St. Helen Church Office, Religious Education office. Call (772) 299-6199 or email sthmusic@msn.com.

Core of the Community benefit, The Moorings Club, Vero Beach, 6:30 p.m. This fundraiser for The Education Foundation of Indian River County will include dinner, a live auction and entertainment by comedian and magician Erick Olson. Cost: $150 per person. Website: www.edfoundationirc.org.

'An Evening of Hope:' 5:30-9 p.m., The Club at Pointe West, 7500 14th Lane, Vero Beach. The annual gala benefit for the Dasie Bridgewater Hope Center will feature performances from youth at Dasie Hope, dinner, and a range of exotic auction items. Proceeds will directly benefit local children at Dasie Hope. Tickets are $75 per person, or $135 per couple. To purchase tickets, call (772) 589-3535 or visit www.aneveningofhope.org.

Night sounds at Sebastian Inlet concert series, Coconut Point, Sebastian Inlet State Park, Sebastian, 7 p.m. Featuring the Country Classics Band, a seven-piece band with a legendary Nashville spark of family-oriented music. Park entry fees apply. Website: http://www.floridastateparks.org/sebastianinlet/events.cfm.

Dolphin Dash 3k walk, 5k and 10k run, Riverside Park, Vero Beach, 6:30 a.m. Entry fees vary based on race and time of registration. Website: www.runnersdepotvb.com.

National Adoption Day Celebration: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Langford Park, 2325 N.E. Dixie Highway, Jensen Beach. 14th annual celebration, hosted by Children's Home Society. Casual, free event celebrating Treasure Coast and Okeechobee families that have adopted children, and raising adoption awareness in the community. Games, contests, arts and crafts, live entertainment, face painting, balloon art, free giveaways and drawings, guest speakers, agency information tables. For more information, contact Children's Home Society of Florida at (772) 429-2009 or Frank.Avilla@chsfl.org.


Theatre-Go-Round presents "From Sea to Shining Sea," 14th Avenue Steakhouse, Vero Beach, 12:30 p.m. A matinee dinner theater production including a patriotic parade of American songs. Cost: $45. Website: www.theatregorounddinnertheatre.com.

Three Cuban Graces, Vero Beach Museum of Art, Vero Beach, 3 p.m. A poetry event. $5 for students, $20 for members and $25 for non-members. Website: www.verobeachmuseum.org.

Triathlon, Captain Hiram's Resort, Sebastian, 8 a.m. The first Captain Hiram's River Challenge "Tri-ing to Save Our River." All proceeds benefit organizations with an interest in the health of the Indian River Lagoon. Cost: $100 per person. Website: www.sebastianchamber.com.

Outdoor Flea and Crafts Market: Monthly event on the third Sunday, hosted by the Sebastian Elks Lodge, 731 S. Fleming Street and County Road 512. Vendors will be able to set up their wares at 6 a.m. and the 'doors' will open to the public at 8 a.m. and close at 1 p.m. There will be a continental breakfast, light lunch, and beverages available for purchase throughout the event. Proceeds from this event go to support Elks charities. All interested vendors should contact Matt Bagdonas at (772) 202-4551 for reservations and information.


Bridge in the Garden, McKee Botanical Garden, Vero Beach, 9 a.m. Duplicate and Party bridge with a catered lunch in the historic Hall of Giants. Cost: $75-$100. Website: www.mckeegarden.org.


National Philanthropy Day, Riverside Theatre, Vero Beach, 5:30 p.m. An awards ceremony presented by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, followed by a cocktail reception. $30 per person. For more information, call (772) 633-4905.


'Marketing Your Business:' 9:30-11 a.m., Indian River County Chamber, 1216 21st Street, Vero Beach. Free workshop offering information on assessing your marketplace, understanding your competition, targeting your customers, making your business stand out, and developing your marketing plan. For more information, call (772) 489-0548 or visit www.treasurecoast.score.org.

Sebastian Area Historical Society: 7:30 p.m., North Indian River County Library, 1001 Sebastian Blvd. (CR 512 at Roseland Road), Sebastian. "Even More on the Fellsmere Railroad" will be presented by local residents Rich Votapka and "Caboose" Mikey Starck. Admission is free and refreshments will be served. The public is invited to come and listen to tales about early transportation and what it meant to the area. For more information, call (772) 202-7488


Florida Humanities Series lecture: 7 p.m., The Emerson Center, 1590 27th Ave., Vero Beach. The Emerson Center and the Florida Humanities Council present "Dreamers and Schemers, The Balancing Act: Industry, Tourism and Preservation," in connection with the Florida quincentennial celebration. Features actor portrayals of three of Florida's most notable characters who helped shape its destiny: Henry Flagler, Napoleon Bonaparte Broward, and Marjory Stoneman Douglas. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased online or by calling the box office, (772) 778-5249. Visit www.theemersoncenter.org.

McKee Botanical Book Club, McKee Botanical Garden, Vero Beach, 11 a.m. The book club will review "The Angel Tree: The Enchanting Quest for the World's Oldest Olive Tree" by Alex Dingwall-Main. $5 suggested donation. Website: www.mckeegarden.org.

Fall luncheon, Riverside Theatre, Vero Beach, 11:30 a.m. Riverside Theatre's Allen Cornell will direct "The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber," a musical revue featuring some of the most beloved and acclaimed songs from the composer's songbook. The show will be preceded by luncheon. Cost: $125. Website: www.riversidetheatre.com.

Lunch and Learn program: Noon, Vero Beach Museum of Art. Short docent-guided tour with focus on particular works of art from "Simply Beautiful: Photographs from National Geographic." Followed by lunch (not included). Space is limited and registration is required. Free for museum members, museum admission applies to non-members. Website: www.verobeachmuseum.org.

Treasure Coast Macintosh Users Group meeting: 5 p.m., Children's Services Council, 101 S.E. Central Parkway, Stuart. 5-6:45 p.m., one-on-one help sessions with club members, making sure computers are working properly. At 7 p.m., discussion by Bob Jorritsma of new gear from Apple and why or why not to upgrade from what you own now. For more information, call club president Chris at (772) 283-5646 or email president@tcmug.net.


Golf tournament, Bent Pine Golf Club, Vero Beach, time to be announced. A fundraiser for the Environmental Learning Center in Wabasso. $350 per player registration includes gourmet lunch, beverages, cart fees, one entry into $10,000 putting contest raffle, hole in one contest, 19th hole reception with open bar, hors d'oeuvres, more. For more information, visit www.discoverelc.org


Festival of Trees, Agnes Wahlstrom Youth Playhouse, Anne Morton Theatre and the Waxlax Stage, Riverside Theatre, Vero Beach, times vary. "Joy on the Treasure Coast," celebrates community traditions and the uniqueness of the holidays of our coastal region. Features decorated trees, wreaths, a gingerbread village and more as a fundraiser benefiting the Riverside Children's Theatre. Ticket prices vary based on activities. Website: www.riversidetheatre.com.


'All Shook Up:' Vero Beach High School Performing Arts Center, 1707 16th Street, Vero Beach. Vero Beach High School theatre ensemble will present this full-length musical comedy featuring the songs of Elvis Presley. Showtime on Saturday is 7:30 p.m.; showtime on Sunday is 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 or $12 per person. For more information, visit http://sites.indianriverschools.org/VBHS/PAC/index.html.

Vero Beach Boat Show, Riverside Park, Vero Beach, 10 a.m. The 30th annual event will have boat dealers and suppliers from around the area available to answer questions and help with products. Free admission and parking. For more information, call Laura at (772) 562-7922 or visit www.verobeachboatshow.com.


Theatre-Go-Round presents "Those Fabulous 50s," The Quilted Giraffe Restaurant, Vero Beach, 4:30 p.m. A musical dinner theatre production highlighting a decade of solid gold hits. Cost: $55. Website: www.theatregorounddinnertheatre.com.


Friends of the St. Sebastian River, North Indian River County Library on CR 512/Sebastian Blvd., Sebastian, 7:30 p.m. General meeting for the nonprofit Friends of the St. Sebastian River, held on fourth Tuesday of odd-numbered months (except July). Free, all welcome. Website: www.fssr.org.


Concert, Sebastian Elks Lodge, Sebastian, 6 p.m. "The Dukes of Doo Wop" will sing the music of the 1950s, 1960s and 9170s. Bring your own snacks. Cost: $7.50 per person. Contact phone number: (772) 589-1516.


'Art for Animals' art show and sale: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County, 6230 77th Street, Vero Beach. Mixed media, paintings, drawings, sculpture, pottery, jewelry, needlework, photography, digital art on display as a benefit for the animals of Indian River County. Open to the public and free to attend. For more information, visit www.hsvb.org.


Vero Beach Elks Lodge sends cookies to soldiers: Homemade or store-bought cookies may be dropped off at 10 a.m. on the second Thursday of November and December (the group plans to go back to meeting on the third Thursday of every month after). Money donations for shipping costs are also appreciated. Bring cookies to Vero Beach Elks Lodge 1774, 1350 26th St. Vero Beach.

Wood carving class: 1-4 p.m. every Monday, taught by Joe Miller, at Crafts & Stuffs, 658 21st Street, Vero Beach. For more information, call (772) 562-0540.

Farmer's market and mercado: Fresh produce, baked goods, farm animals and more will be on the grounds of the Old Fellsmere School on the second and fourth Saturday of each month, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vendor booths must be registered in advance. A 10-foot by 10-foot vendor space is $15, a mercado space is $20, and a ready-to-eat vendor booth is $25. There is an initial application fee of $15 for a business permit valid at the market. The applications are available online at the Fellsmere Farmer's Market and Mercado Facebook group page. For more information, call (772) 413-1784.

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/

Sunrise Yoga classes: 6-7:30 a.m., Mondays and Wednesdays, offered by the North County Aquatic Center, 9450 County Road 512, Sebastian. Fee is $8 per class. The class is tailored to the abilities of the students. Every skill has an easy, intermediate, and advanced pose. All levels are welcome. For more information, call the North County Aquatic Center at (772) 581-7665.

Craft Club of Sebastian: Artists and crafters from Brevard, Indian River, Martin and St. Lucie counties are welcome. Meets September through April on the third Thursday of each month from 2-3 p.m. at the North Indian River County Library on County Road 512 in Sebastian. For more information, visit www.sebastiancraftclub.com/

New ongoing class: Started Sept. 12, Crafts & Stuff in the Miracle Mile Plaza by the VNA Thrift Shop. Local artist Marie Morrow, a teacher from the Vero Beach Museum of Art, will teach the class, "Learning to Paint without the Fear of Drawing." The class will teach a grid system that allows artists to transfer drawings from small formats to huge canvases and walls, as well as colors and color wheels. No previous art experience is required. This is an ongoing workshop; people may sign up for one class or several. Class space is limited. Intermediate and advanced students are welcome to participate in an open studio environment with feedback and technical support. Register in person at Crafts & Stuff. Call Anna Ross-Cook at (772) 562-0540.

Republican Women Aware (RWA) meets the second Thursday of each month at 11:30 a.m. at the Vero Beach Country Club, 800 30th Ave., Vero Beach, for a luncheon meeting. The public is invited. Reservations are required by calling Eve Rosen at (772) 581-7439 or emailing EveRosen@bellsouth.net.

Third Thursday dances: 7-10 p.m. on the third Thursday each month, all year, at Vero's Heritage Center, 2140 14th Ave. Sponsored by USA Dance. General fee is $10 per person. Singles, couples, all levels of dance ability welcome, with dressy/casual attire. Different popular ballroom dance style and theme each month. Group class with a professional instructor starts at 7 p.m.; social dancing follows. For more information, visit www.verodance.org.

Barefoot Bay Drifters Grief Support Group: VITAS Innovative Care offers a free grief support group in Barefoot Bay. Public is welcome. The group meets on first and third Wednesdays each month, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at Joe's Club South, 7951 Ron Beatty Blvd., Micco. For more information, call the VITAS Barefoot Bay office at (772) 664-1557.

PFLAG of Vero Beach, Inc. meets the second Monday and fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm. Meetings are held at Unity Church, 950 43rd Ave. Vero Beach. For more information, call (772) 778-9835.

Sebastian Area Historical Museum is dedicated to preserving and display the history of the Sebastian area with exhibits and artifacts from the Ais Indians, Pelican Island, Clothing, Family Life, Quilts, Fishing, Agriculture, and Early Transportation. The museum is located at 1235 Main Street, City Hall Complex, Sebastian, and is open Tuesday thru Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturdays, during the summer, from 1 p.m. to 4. Admission is free and the reference library is open by appointment. Call (772) 581-1380.

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