FRIDAY, AUG 10
. Open house at Stepping Stones Early Childhood Development from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at 500 N.W. Stuart Ave., Stuart. Meet the teachers and tour the school for ages 6 weeks to 5 years. Free registration and 10 percent off first week's tuition when pre-paid at open house. For more information, call (772) 692-0160 or email email@example.com or visit www.steppingstonesecdc.webs.com.
SATURDAY, AUG. 11
. St. Lucie County Friends of SafeSpace are hosting a housewarming party. Safespace is registered at Bed, Bath and Beyond (registry No. 0012952140) and all gifts benefit the women and children residing in emergency shelters. Enjoy food, drinks and "friends" at 1681 S.W. Victor Lane, Port St. Lucie from 5-7 p.m.
SUNDAY, AUG. 12
. Open house and registration at Temple Beth El Israel Religious School from 10 a.m.-noon. Meet Rabbi Shaffir Lobb, teachers and staff. 551 S.W. Bethany Drive, Port St. Lucie.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 15
- FRIDAY, AUG. 17
. Vacation Bible School, from 6:30- 8:30 p.m. at St. Lucie Baptist Church, 450 N.E. Lazy River Parkway, Port St. Lucie. For more information, call (772) 342-4663.
SATURDAY, AUG. 18
. Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute at FAU is hosting a bioluminescent kayak tour at Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge. Dinner at Dixie Crossroads (not included in price). Depart Cracker Barrel near junction of Route 60 and I-95 (the outlet mall of Vero Beach) at 4:30 p.m. Return around midnight. During the warm summer months the waters of the Indian River Lagoon come alive with bioluminescence. Tiny dinoflagellates make the water light up and speeding fish become underwater fireworks. Then, huge schools of flying mullet make it an evening participants will never forget. Cost is $35 per person for kayak trip. Call (772) 242-2559 for information and reservations.
. Teens are invited to the zombie prom from 3- 5 p.m. at the Hobe Sound Public Library, 10595 S.E. Federal Highway, Hobe Sound. The event is free and open to students entering grades six to 12. Come dressed as a scary character, be it a zombie, vampire, werewolf or whatever. No tickets or registration is required. Those available to help plan and decorate for the prom can call (772) 546-2257 or stop by the Hobe Sound Public Library to sign up to help. For more information, visit www.library.martin.fl.us or call (772) 221-1403.
SATURDAY, AUG. 25
. The Blues Alliance of the Treasure Coast is having a "Hooked on Blues" event featuring Category 5 at Crawdaddy's in Jensen Beach. Enjoy New Orleans-style food, with an added Florida touch, a tiki bar. Category 5 will play from 7-11 p.m. Crawdaddy's is located at 1949 N.E. Jensen Beach Blvd. For directions, call (772) 225-3444.
. The Early Learning Coalition of St. Lucie County is teaming up with Macy's for "Shop For A Cause" to help raise the required local match for the school readiness program. Purchase a $5 shopping pass and save 25 percent at Macy's on Aug. 25 on most items. The shopping pass also gives participants a chance to win a $500 Macy's gift certificate. Passes can be purchased by calling (772) 595-6424, Ext. 111.
. Legacy Dance team is hosting a bring a friend day, which is a free dance workshop and audition open to the community. This event gives Legacy dancers the opportunity to invite their peers to see what they do and experience what it is like to be on an award-winning dance team. This event is open to all students ages11-18 years old. This event will also be the last chance to audition for Legacy's competition team for those who have missed the summer auditions. Dancers who excel during the workshop will receive an invitation to join Legacy's competition team for the 2012-13 season. The event will take place at the Port St. Lucie Community Center beginning at 1:30 p.m. Parents need to sign waivers for child to participate. For more information, call (561) 329-6289.
Bars and Clubs
FRIDAY, AUG. 10
. Cobb's Landing, 200 N. Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce, Alex Kash, 6-10 p.m. (772) 460-9014.
. Conchy Joe's Seafood, 3945 N.E. Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach, Reggae by Rainfall, 8 p.m. - midnight. (772) 334-1130.
. Crawdaddy's, 1949 N.E. Jensen Beach Blvd., Jensen Beach, Call for performers. 8 p.m.-midnight. (772) 225-3444.
. Harborcove Bar and Grill, 1930 Harbortown Drive in the Harbortown Marina. Fridays, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Mike Denne. (772) 429-5303
. Hutchinson Island Marriott Resort Tiki Bar, 555 N.E. Ocean Blvd., Hutchinson Island, (772) 225-3700.
. Manatee Island Bar & Grill, 4817 S.E. Dixie Highway, Port Salerno. Robbie Bullard, 8 p.m. (772) 872-7288.
. 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
. Tradewinds Restaurant & Lounge, Captain Ron, 6:30-9:30 p.m. (772) 621-0822.
. Tropical Jerk Restaurant. Enjoy live reggae music from 6-9 p.m. 722 S U.S. 1, Fort Pierce. (772) 466-5517.
SATURDAY, AUG. 11
. Bogey's & Stogey's, 1032 S.E. Port St. Lucie Blvd., Port St. Lucie. Call for performers. (772) 337-7778.
. Conchy Joe's Seafood, 3945 N.E. Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach, Reggae by Rainfall, 8 p.m. to midnight. (772) 334-1130.
. Crawdaddy's, 1949 N.E. Jensen Beach Blvd., Jensen Beach, Call for performers, 7:30-11:30 p.m. (772) 225-3444.
. Courtyard Marriot in Jensen Beach, 10978 S Ocean Drive, Jensen Beach. Capt. Ron will be Poolside from 4-8 p.m. (772) 229-1000
. Harborcove Bar and Grill, 1930 Harbortown Drive in the Harbortown Marina. Saturdays, 2-5p.m. The Jazz Band. (772) 429-5303.
. Kings Head Pub, 2838 S.W. Port St. Lucie Blvd. Call for performers. (772) 340-1223.
. Manatee Island Bar & Grill, 4817 S.E. Dixie Highway, Port Salerno. Jason Montero, 8 p.m. (772) 872-7288.
. 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. 12
. Cobb's Landing, 200 N. Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce, Matrix, 4-8 p.m. (772) 460-9014.
. Conchy Joe's Seafood, 3945 N.E. Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach. Reggae by Rainfall, 4-8 p.m. (772) 334-1130.
. Harborcove Bar and Grill, 1930 Harbortown Drive in the Harbortown Marina. Sundays, 4-8, Dr. Papachubby. (772) 429-5303.
. Manatee Island Bar & Grill, 4817 S.E. Dixie Highway, Port Salerno. Floridian Band at the Tiki Bar, 3 p.m. (772) 872-7288.
MONDAY, AUG. 13
. Rinelli's Yellow Tail: Trivia nights at 7 p.m. 101 Second St., Fort Pierce. (772) 466-5474.
TUESDAY, AUG. 14
. Conchy Joe's Seafood, 3945 N.E. Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach. Trivia, 7-9 p.m. (772) 334-1130.
. Cowboys' BBQ & Steak Co. 2902 S.E. Gran Parkway, Stuart, Capt. Ron from 8-11 p.m. (772) 287-8100.
. King's Head Pub, 2838 SW Port St. Lucie Blvd. Hypnotist Rich Alexander.8- 9 p.m. Free admission. Call (772) 340-1223.
. Original Coconut Bar, open mic with Rich from 9 p.m.-midnight. 4787 S.E. Dixie Highway, Stuart. (772) 219-1945.
. The Original Tiki Bar & Restaurant, 2 Ave. A, Fort Pierce, Dynamic Entertainment Trivia at 7 p.m. (772) 461-0880.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 15
. Conchy Joe's Seafood, 3945 N.E. Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach. Crab racing, 6-9 p.m. (772) 334-1130.
. Hutchinson Island Marriott Resort Tiki Bar, 555 N.E. Ocean Blvd., Hutchinson Island. Call (772) 225-3700.
. 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.
. Sonny's Real Pit Barbeque, 10180 South U.S. 1, Port St. Lucie. 5-9 p.m. Child eats free with adult entree. Bingo, prizes, games trivia, face painting and music with AJ the DJ.
. Thirsty Turtle, 2825 S.W. Port St. Lucie Blvd., Port St. Lucie, Davee Bryan, 7:45-11 p.m. (772) 344-7774.
THURSDAY, AUG. 16
. Archie's Seabreeze, 401 S. Ocean Drive, Fort Pierce, jazz and steak night every Thursday, 7-10 p.m. (772) 460-3888.
. Conchy Joe's Seafood, 3945 N.E. Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach. Reggae by Rainfall, 7-10 p.m. Ladies night, 6-10 p.m. (772) 334-1130.
. Dolphin Bar & Shrimp House, 140 N.E. Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach. (772) 781-5236.
. Dresa, Asian fusion, U.S.1 and Kanner Highway, Stuart. Capt. Ron will perform from 7:30-10:30 p.m. (772) 288-6262.
. Rinelli's Yellow Tail, Bike Night in downtown Fort Pierce. 6-9 p.m. Music, Prizes, 50/50 Vendors. (772) 466-5474.
. Sonny's Barbeque, 3120 S. U.S. 1, Fort Pierce, Family day, face painting, Music by AJ the DJ, bingo, games and trivia. 5-9 p.m. For more information, call (772) 468-9068.
. Thirsty Turtle, 2825 S.W. Port St. Lucie Blvd., Port St. Lucie, Davee Bryan, 7:45-11 p.m.
. VFW Post 4194, 2464 S.E. Veteran's Ave., Stuart. Live Big Band, dancing and snacks at intermission. $5 admission. Door prize. Call (772) 220-0144.
. The Mansion at Tuckahoe, located at IndianRiverSide Park, Jensen Beach, will host free tours on the first and third Wednesdays of the month. History is covered from the time of occupancy by Native Americans, the Leach family in residence and the 36 year period of two educational facilities. Docent guided tours are at 10 and 11 a.m. and it is requested visitors arrive on time in order to understand the complete history.
. 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.
. 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 evenings; 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.
. Karaoke nites hosted by the Karaoke Kops at The Lyric's Flagler Center on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at 6 and 10 p.m. Come sing with the Karaoke Kops (Stripling Entertainment). Choose from many karaoke songs including top 40, oldies, classic rock, Broadway to country. Perform in front of a video projection screen so the audience can see and sing along. Take part in singing, dancing or cheering for the performers, while enjoying drink specials from the full bar. There will be prizes. The Flagler Center is located at 59 S.W. Flagler Ave., Stuart. For more information, call (772) 286-7827.
. Jammin' Jensen takes place every Thursday from 6-9 p.m., weather permitting, at downtown Jensen Beach. There's food, music and vendors. For more information, call (772) 334-3444.
. Retro Swing - Lindy Hop - West Coast Swing dance party is from 7:30-11 p.m. every Saturday at South Florida Swing Dance Productions, 881 N.E. Jensen Beach Blvd., in Jensen Beach. $7 admission. For information, call (772) 334-2112.
. Big Band music, snacks, prizes at the VFW Hall, 2464 Veterans Ave., Stuart, from 7:30-10:30 p.m. Public welcome. Cost $5. For more information, call (772) 220-0144.
. Commodores Singles Club. Dance to live music from the 1940s, '50s and '60s, from 7:30-10 p.m. every Sunday at the American Legion Hall, 3195 Savannah Road in Jensen Beach. Different band each week. Dress code prohibits beachwear, blue jeans or sneakers. Dress casual with men having a shirt with collar. There is no smoking and there is a bar. Free coffee, tea and refreshments are served. Donation is $5 for members and $8 for nonmembers. Call (772) 236-9449 or visit www.britetreasures.com/commodore.htm for more information.
. Senior activity center in the Stuart area offers entertainment and activities for seniors. For more information, contact Zee Carter, onsite manager at the Log Cabin Senior Center in Langford Park, 2369 N.E. Dixie Highway, Jensen Beach or call (772) 334-2926.
. 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.
. Jensen Beach Art League has a monthly fine art show from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Indian Riverside Park in Jensen Beach along Indian River Drive. Shows take place the second Sunday of every month through April.
. 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, and 3373 S.E. Federal Highway, Stuart. Every Friday in Fort Pierce from 8 p.m.-midnight and every Friday in Stuart from 9 p.m.-midnight. In Fort Pierce, call (772) 460-1444. In Stuart, call (772) 223-6477.
. 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.
. Charlie's Bar & Grill: 950 S.E. Indian St., Stuart, karaoke Sunday and Monday. (772) 288-4326.
. Jensen Beach Bowl Lane 21: 2303 N.E. Dixie Highway, Jensen Beach, karaoke with Karaoke Larry Friday and Saturday 8 p.m.-midnight. Call (772) 225-2695.
. Jilly's Grille: The Ramada Inn, 1200 Southeast U.S. 1, Stuart. Karaoke with Permanent Affair 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. (772) 287-6917.
. Oasis Café: 6208 South East U.S. 1, Stuart, Outlaw Karaoke 9:30 p.m. today, Saturday and Tuesday. (772) 220-1565.
. Pineapple Republic Grill, 1897 N.E. Jensen Beach Blvd., Jensen Beach, Hi-Note Karaoke 7-11 p.m. (772) 934-6891.
. 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.
. The Wave Bar and Lounge: 1628 S. Federal Highway, Stuart. Open mic, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. (772) 287-0018.
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