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Community Calendar - north Brevard
Rating: 2.8 / 5 (10 votes)  
Posted: 2012 Nov 16 - 06:23


'¢ Extension classes: Brevard County Agriculture and Extension Service and the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences will offer the following classes during the months of November and December at the Cocoa Extension Office, 3695 Lake Drive, Cocoa, and/or at the UF/Palm Bay Extension Office, 1455 Treeland Blvd., Palm Bay.

'¢ Credit basics: Learn how to use credit wisely and pay down debt. Held at Cocoa Extension Office on Nov. 16; 3-5 p.m. Cost: $10.

'¢ Buying and selling on Internet venues: Learn the basics of setting up an account to purchase or sell items via Ebay and Amazon and look at other Internet buying/selling options. Seminar will be held at the Cocoa Extension Office on Nov. 16; 10 a.m. to noon. Held at Palm Bay Extension Office on Dec. 4; 3-5 p.m. Cost is $10.

For more information or to register, call (321) 633-1702 or visit http://brevard.ifas.ufl.edu.

'¢ Florida Tech men's basketball schedule: One year removed from its first-ever outright Sunshine State Conference Championship, Florida Tech returns to action Nov. 16 against the University of Puerto Rico - Bayamon.

Bayamon is the first of three Puerto Rican opponents the Panthers will face in their opening four games of the season.

The second will come in the Hooters of Melbourne Thanksgiving Tournament, hosted at the Clemente Center gym on the FIT campus, as the team faces Puerto Rico - Rio Piedras.

The Panthers will end the four-game home stretch with a match up against Puerto Rico - Mayaguez before heading to Orlando to take on NCAA Division I opponent UCF in an exhibition game.

After another one-game stint at home against DeVry University on Dec. 8, FIT will pack its bags for Las Vegas to participate in the Las Vegas Desert Classic, a two-game stretch against Cameron University and Abilene Christian. The two-day event will begin Dec. 15.

The Crimson and Gray will play its final game of 2012 on Dec. 19 when Iowa Wesleyan College comes to town.

The New Year brings with it the start of conference play. The Panthers will open up the SSC schedule in Miami Shores at Barry on Jan. 2. FIT split the series with the Buccaneers last season.

Three days later, the Panthers will quickly exit conference play for the first of a two-game home-and-home series against Palm Beach Atlantic. PBA will host the Jan. 5 match up before Florida Tech returns the favor on Feb. 6.

The Clemente Center gym will welcome FIT's first conference foe, Rollins, on Jan. 9. The Tars finished last season in fifth in conference play. The Panthers will remain at home for two more games including a marquee match up with Eckerd on Jan. 12. Eckerd ended last season just one game out of first place in the conference.

The month of February is filled with key conference match ups.

To view the complete 2012-13 men's basketball schedule, visit www.floridatechsports.com/mbasketball/schedule/.

For more information, call (321) 674-7484.


'¢ Woman's club garage sale: The Cocoa Beach Women's Club will present a garage/thrift sale at 7 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at Riverside Presbyterian Church, 3400 N. Atlantic Ave., (Highway A1A), Cocoa Beach.

For more information, call (321) 431-5643.

'¢ Flight rally at the airport: Area young people ages 8-17 will have a chance to take to the skies on Saturday, Nov. 17, as Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 724 hosts a Young Eagles Flight Rally at Merritt Island Airport.

The rally is part of the EAA Aviation Foundation's Young Eagles Program, created to get more young people interested in aviation.

To date, more than 1,716,340 Young Eagles have experienced the thrill of flight since 1992, of which 5,469 were at Merritt Island Airport.

Free airplane rides are just part of the flight rally. The pilots hope to build one-on-one relationships between pilots and young people, giving a new generation a chance to learn more about possibilities that exist in the world of aviation.

The Federal Aviation Administration certificates all pilots and planes.

The event will take place at the large hangar at the end of Airport Road (two miles south of State Road 520 on S. Courtney Parkway). Registration will start at 8:30 a.m. and will close at noon. Flights will begin at 9 a.m.

Additional information about EAA, the EAA Aviation Foundation and Young Eagles is available at www.eaa.org or call (321) 636-5346.

'¢ Homeless veterans bicycle ride fundraiser: On Saturday, Nov. 17, at 10 a.m. meet at Rusty's on Glenn Cheek Drive at the Port for a poker run. Swim, ride and make new friends. This bicycle ride will take you from Rusty's to several local watering holes, swim at International Palms Resort in Cocoa Beach and then back to Fishlips (at the Port) for an after party.

Ride bicycles, tricycles, and unicycles only. All monies collected will go to the homeless veterans Christmas party.

Call Bob Socks at (321) 848-1630 for more details or just show up.

'¢ '˜Prehistoric Toolbox:' Examine Native American tools and weapons 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 17, at Sams House at Pine Island, 6195 N. Tropical Trail, Merritt Island.

This presentation, by Kevin Gidusko with the Florida Public Archeology Network, introduces prehistoric tools and weapons, ranging from shark tooth fixed atlatls to whelk-shelled hammers.

For more information, call (321) 449-4720 or visit www.eelbrevard.com.

'¢ '˜Dawgs 4 Paws:' On Saturday, Nov. 17 from noon to 3 p.m. the Central Brevard Humane Society and Dogs Family Sports Bar & Grill, 1580 E. Merritt Island Causeway, Merritt Island, will be hosting 'Dawgs 4 Paws.' This monthly event will feature a specific sport theme (NFL football), along with adoptable animals from the Humane Society (adopters will receive a $25 gift card from Dogs Family Sports Bar & Grill), demonstrations, a raffle and much more. Admission is free. Receive 10 percent off your check (does not include alcohol) when accompanied by your "furry" friend (pet) on the patio. All animals must be on a leash or in a carrier and have proof of current shots, along with a county tag. The Central Brevard Humane Society will also be there providing the public with fun, educational information about responsible pet ownership, and will have merchandise available for purchase. Proceeds will help raise awareness and financial support for the thousands of unwanted and abandoned pets that visit the Humane Society each year, who need a safe and loving "forever" home.

For more information, contact the Central Brevard Humane Society at (321) 636-3343 or visit www.crittersavers.com.

'¢ Medal of Honor winner coming to VFW: On Saturday, Nov. 17 at 3 p.m. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 8191, 4130 N. Harbor City Blvd., Melbourne, will host a visit of Vietnam Medal of Honor recipient United States Army Sgt. Maj. Robert M. Patterson. His visit is part of a fundraiser the VFW is sponsoring to raise money to help fund a therapy dog for a returning veteran in need of help. The Medal of Honor book, which will have about 50 signatures of the recipients, will be raffled off. There will be a motorcycle motorcade bringing Sgt. Maj. Patterson to the VFW. The motorcycle will be at the Tides on beach side, beside Patrick Air Force Base, on U.S. Highway 1 at 1:30 p.m., so the riders can meet Sgt. Maj. Patterson.

For more information, email kntspl@aol.com.

'¢ Holiday dinner and silent auction gala to benefit the cats: The Space Coast Feline Network will hold a dinner and silent auction on Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Radisson Resort Pavilion at the port in Cape Canaveral, 8701 Astronaut Blvd. Cape Canaveral, with proceeds going to the network's programs, including its low-cost spay/neuter program for feral and abandoned cats. Silent auction, cash bar and entertainment begin at 6 p.m., traditional holiday dinner buffet at 7 p.m., followed by a 'special thanks' presentation and more fun. Cost is $45 per person. Tables of 10 are available, so invite all your friends.

For reservations, visit www.scfntnr.org or email liznorwood@cfl.rr.com.

Anyone interested in donating goods and/or services for the silent auction and/or door prizes can call or text Carol at (321) 208-6694 or Sandy at (321) 759-5242 or Mike at (321) 543-9347.

'¢ Movie in Mims: The movie  'Restless Heart,' the story of St. Augustine, will be shown Saturday, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m. at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 2309 Holder Road, Mims.

This movie is not showing in regular movie theaters.  Bring your own chairs or blankets to view this movie on an outdoor screen.

Adults and mature teens can acquire advance tickets for $5 on 'Will Call.'  Contact: (321) 269-2282 or holyspiritbulletin@yahoo.com for tickets.

If you need more information, call (321) 267-1319 or (321) 543-7126.


'¢ Photography exhibition and program: The Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge is hosting an exhibition of Mr. Amoruso's avian photography created throughout the refuge and the adjacent Canaveral National Seashore.

Also featured are Mr. Amoruso's landscape sunrise images created at the Seashore.

The photographs will be on exhibit through Thursday, Nov. 29, at the Refuge Visitor Center during regular operating hours.

In conjunction with the exhibit, he will be giving his presentation 'How I Create.'

The program will be presented during the exhibit's Open House/Meet the Artist program on Sunday, Nov. 18, at 1 p.m.

Call (321) 861-5601 for information and to make reservations for the program.

The Visitor Center is located on State Road 402, five miles east of U.S. Highway 1 in Titusville.

'¢ Dr. Vernon Boushell free concert series: The Riverside Presbyterian Church presents free concerts down by the riverside.

'¢ Sunday, Nov. 18 -

Thanksgiving Concert:

Dueling Pianos: 3:30 p.m.

Riverside Presbyterian

Church, 3400 N. Atlantic

Ave., Cocoa Beach.

For more information, call

321) 525-7825 or visit


Free concert - free ticket

is required.

'¢ Sunday, Dec.9 -

Christmas Concert '˜An

Old Fashioned Christmas'

with the Riverside

Chancel Choir and

Friends: 3:30 p.m.

Riverside Presbyterian

Church, 3400 N. Atlantic

Ave., Cocoa Beach.

For more information, call

321) 525-7825 or visit


Free concert - free ticket

is required.

'¢ Sunday, Jan. 27 - Winter

Concert: Music of Your

Life: 3:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Riverside Presbyterian

Church, 3400 N. Atlantic

Ave., Cocoa Beach.

For more information, call

321) 525-7825 or visit


Free concert - free ticket

is required.

'¢ Sunday, March 10 -

Spring Concert with the

Indialantic Chamber

Singers: 3:30 p.m.

Riverside Presbyterian

Church, 3400 N. Atlantic

Ave., Cocoa Beach.

For more information, call

321) 525-7825 or visit


Free concert - free ticket

is required.

'¢ Sunday, June 23 -

Patriotic Concert with the

Space Coast Symphony

Wind Ensemble & Space

Coast Symphony Choir:

3:30 p.m. Riverside

Presbyterian Church, 3400

N. Atlantic Ave., Cocoa


For more information, call

321) 525-7825 or visit


Free concert - free ticket

is required.


'¢ November special events at Freedom 7:

There are the following activities year round at Freedom 7 Senior Community Center in Cocoa Beach. All adults are welcome - any age, from any area.

'¢ Travel desk Monday: 11 a.m. to noon

'¢ Mah Mah Jongg: Monday, noon to 4 p.m.

'¢ Rubber Bridge: Monday at noon

'¢ Pinochle: Monday, Noon to 4 p.m. (and select Thursdays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., plus certain Wednesdays)

Freedom 7 Senior Community Center is at 5000 Tom Warriner Blvd., Cocoa Beach.

For more information, call (321) 783-9505 or visit www.freedomn7seniors.org.

'¢ Cribbage players needed: The Space Coast Peggers, a local group of cribbage players, is in search of new members.

A nine-game tournament is played every Monday night starting at 6 p.m. at the All One Family Senior Day Program, 585 N. Courtenay Parkway, Suite 101-102, Merritt Island.

Guests may play two times before they decide whether or not they want to join the club.

If you play 'kitchen cribbage,' you will enjoy playing with the Space Coast Peggers.

Call (321) 459-9379 or (321) 632-2088 for more information.

'¢ Co-ed softball league: Registration is underway for winter league adult coed softball, offered by Brevard County Parks and Recreation Central Area.

This co-ed softball league is for anyone at least 16 years of age; 18 and younger must have a parent/guardian waiver signed. The league starts on Monday, Nov. 19. The cost is $350 per. Some registered teams are currently looking for players. The games are played on Monday nights at either Mitchell Ellington Park, 575 W. Hall Road, Merritt Island, or at Kiwanis Island Park, 951 Kiwanis Island Park, Merritt Island.


NOV. 20

'¢ Birding tour at the Refuge: Take a driving tour of Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge with a trained U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service volunteer to learn how to identify the many birds that frequent the Refuge.

One tour per day leaves the Refuge Visitor Center at 9 a.m. and lasts for approximately three to four hours.

Suggested items to bring include binoculars, camera, field guides, bug repellant, water and a snack. Loaner binoculars are available.

There is a $3 fee per person, with children 16 and younger free.

Tour dates are: Tuesdays, Nov. 20 and 27; Thursdays, Nov. 29; Saturdays, Nov. 17 and 24; Sundays: Nov. 18 and 25.

Space is limited. Call (321) 861-5601 to make reservations.

The Visitor Center is located on State Road 402, five miles east of U.S. Highway 1 in Titusville.

'¢ Learn computer skills: The Central Brevard Public Library, 308 Forrest Ave., Cocoa, will present a basic, hands on computer skills class 9:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20.

Cost is $5.

For more information, call (321) 635-7845 or email hgill@brev.org.

'¢ Brevard Gator Club offers $4,500 in scholarships: The Brevard County Gator Club, with a donation from the Brevard Tropical Fruit Club, has three $1,500 scholarships available to Brevard high school seniors or Brevard County students presently attending the University of Florida as an undergraduate or graduate student.

Students must be entering the fields or be presently enrolled full time in the fields of agricultural or horticultural studies.

The deadline to apply is Nov. 30.

For more information, questions or to apply, contact Susie Bond at (321) 536-1869 or email susie@alumni.ufl.edu.


'¢ Tai Chi classes at Cocoa B each: Freedom 7 Senior Community Center is sponsoring a free monthly Tai Chi class, led by local physical therapist Amado Mendoza.

The classes will be at the Freedom 7 Senior Community Center, located inside the Cocoa Beach Country Club Auditorium.

The classes will be on Wednesdays at 11 a.m. and will last approximately one hour.

The classes are free, but call (321) 783-9505 to RSVP.

The Freedom 7 Senior Community Center is at 5000 Tom Warriner Blvd., Cocoa Beach.

For more information, visit www.freedom7seniors.org.

'¢ Video game competitors to square off: A video game tournament for youth ages 9-15 will be held from noon to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, at the Cuyler Community Center, 2329 Harry T. Moore Ave., in Mims.

The entry fee is $3. This fun and enjoyable activity offers participants an opportunity to compete with the latest video games.

Call Darryll Gamon at (321) 264-5045 to pre-register or for more information on this and other recreation activities sponsored by Brevard County Parks and Recreation in the Mims area.

'¢ Cheerleading and gymnastics: 'Cheersnastics' classes are on Wednesdays at the Port St. John Community Center, 6650 Corto Road, Port St. John.

These cheerleading and gymnastics classes will be held from 5-6 p.m. Wednesdays for participant's ages 5-12.

The cost is $20 per month.

Brevard County Parks and Recreation Department's North Area Parks Operations is sponsoring this event.

For more information, call (321) 633-1904.


'¢ Coats for Kids drive: Coats for Kids is a countywide initiative to combat the growing problem of children without winter coats. During the previous two drives, more than 2,000 coats were collected for Brevard children in need.

The Coats for Kids drive will run through Dec. 1. This year, only new coats will be collected. All Brevard County libraries are drop-off locations. Residents can give the coats to the employees at the front desk.

This year's drive will benefit Brevard Family Partnership.

For more information, call the District Five Commission Office at (321) 253-6611.


'¢ Sterilize your cat for free: The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of North Brevard, located at 455 Cheney Highway in Titusville, is offering no-cost cat sterilizations for any free-roaming cat or house cat living in the 32926 and 32927 zip code areas over the next two years, thanks to a grant from Pet Smart Charities.

Residents living in 32926 or 32927 can call (321) 267-8221, Ext. 221, to make an appointment for one of the free sterilizations.

The SPCA of North Brevard is a 501(c) 3 organization that relies on grant funding and donations to offer free to low-cost sterilization services for pet owners in the community.

For more information, call (321) 267-8221.

'¢ Register now for holiday parades/tropical parade pace 2-mile run/walk: Brevard County Parks & Recreation is accepting applications for the Merritt Island and Cocoa/Rockledge holiday parades.

This year, the theme for the parades is "Celebrate the Season."

The Merritt Island holiday parade will be held starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1. The parade will go from Grove Boulevard at Merritt Island High School south on Courtenay Parkway (S.R. 3) to Edgewood Junior/Senior High School on Merritt Avenue.

Prior to the parade, the Tropical Parade Pacer 2-Mile Run/Walk will start at 9:15 a.m. at Edgewood Junior/Senior High School. The race will run north on Courtenay (S.R. 3) to Catalina Isles Boulevard and back. The race proceeds will benefit the Habitat for Humanity Women's Build.

The Cocoa/Rockledge holiday parade will be held starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8. The parade will go south from the Central Area Reference Library on Forrest Avenue to Florida Avenue and end at Rockledge High School.

Applications for the parades and race are available on the website www.brevardcounty.us/parkscentral. For additional information about the parades or race, call (321) 633-1874.


'¢ '˜Black Friday' at the Humane Society: The Central Brevard Humane Society will be hosting its second annual "Black Friday" sale on Nov. 23, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Humane Society, located, 1020 Cox Road, Cocoa.

Save 25 percent off adoption fees on all animals 'dressed in black.' The animal must be more than six months of age, or older.

For more information, contact the Central Brevard Humane Society at (321) 636-3343 or visit www.crittersavers.com.

'¢ Scrub jays and airboats: Brevard County Parks and Recreation's 'Big Kid Adventures' monthly field trips for adults will be heading to the St. Sebastian River Buffer Preserve State Park from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24.

St. Sebastian River Buffer Preserve State Park will be hosting a scrub jay encounter and a lunch at Marsh Landings in Fellsmere. Participants will also take an airboat tour of Blue Cypress Lake.

The fee for this adventure is $60, which does not include lunch.

Departure will be at Kiwanis Island Park, 951 Kiwanis Island Park Road Merritt Island. Pre-registration is required. Slots are limited.

To register or for more information, contact Rotary Park Nature Center at (321) 455-1385.

'¢ Humane Society's '˜Critter Run: The Central Brevard Humane Society will host its 15th Annual Critter Run on Sunday, Nov. 25th, starting at 10 a.m. at the Humane Society, 1020 Cox Road, Cocoa.

The cost to participate in the poker run will be $7 per hand or two hands for $10. All vehicles are welcome.

The run begins at the Central Brevard Humane Society and will end at Dog '˜n' Bone British Pub, located at 9 Stone St. in Cocoa Village.

The first bike out will be scheduled to leave at 10 a.m., with the last one departing at 11:30 a.m.

Event activities will include a 50/50 drawing, vendor displays, food and live entertainment by the Big Daddy Band; beginning at 1 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for 'best,' 'worst' and 'mystery' hands.

Event sponsors include ABATE of FL - Brevard Chapter, Sally Bargain Barn & Pawn Shop and the AT&T The Real Yellow Pages.

Other sponsorship opportunities are available at different levels and donations are appreciated.

For more information about sponsorship opportunities, contact Theresa Clifton at (321) 636-3343 or tclifton1@cfl.rr.com.

All proceeds from this event helps to raise awareness and financial support for the thousands of unwanted and abandoned pets that visit the shelter each year, who need a safe and loving 'forever' home.

For more information, contact the Central Brevard Humane Society at (321) 636-3343 or visit www.crittersavers.com.

'¢ Accordion playing going on: The Brevard Chapter of the Central Florida Accordion Club presents a social musical program the last Sunday of every month 2-5 p.m. at Elks Lodge No. 1532, 315 Florida Ave, Cocoa.

Accordion music (sometimes other instruments) is performed in various styles and with various skill levels.

The public is invited; and admission is free.

This month's program is Sunday, Nov. 25.

For more information, visit wwwcfaccordionclub.com.

'¢ Senior Olympics: It's the qualifying year for the National Senior Olympic Games, and the SilverSneakers Fitness Program and Titusville YMCA are partnering to promote a healthy lifestyle by showcasing the award-winning 'Age of Champions.'

'Age of Champions' is the award-winning documentary following five competitors, who sprint, leap, and swim for gold at the National Senior Olympics.

Two screenings of the film will take place Tuesday, Nov. 27, at noon and 2 p.m. at the Titusville YMCA, 2400 Harrison St., Titusville.

A SilverSneakers class demonstration will also be available prior to the film screening and will begin at 11:15 a.m. Those who plan to attend may call the Titusville YMCA or may signup in person at the membership desk. Available spots for this event are limited and sign-up is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

For more information, call the Titusville YMCA at (321) 267-8924 or visit www.healthways.com, www.silversneakers.com or call (888) 423-4632.

'¢ Quilting in Brevard: The next meeting of the Moonlight Quilter's Guild is

Tuesday, Nov. 27, at 6:15 p.m. at the North Brevard Library, 2121 S. Hopkins Ave., Titusville.

Call (321) 567-5424 for more information.

'¢ Awards banquet: Health First and the Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a community service awards banquet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, at the Courtyard by Marriott, 3435 N. Atlantic Ave., Cocoa Beach, to honor active duty military men and women.

For sponsor options or more information, call (321) 454-2026 or visit www.satellitebeachrecreation.org.

'¢ Health First holiday celebrations:

'¢ Health First Cape Canaveral Hospital 26th Annual 'Lights of Love' program will be Thursday, Nov. 29, 6:30-8 p.m. at Health First Cape Canaveral Hospital Medical Plaza Lobby.

The Cocoa Beach Junior/Senior High School Choir and Orchestra will present a special program featuring holiday music.

'¢ The Health First Palm Bay Hospital Holiday Light Parade, presented by the city of Palm Bay, Saturday, Dec. 1 at 6:30 p.m. will begin at San Filippo Drive and move west on Malabar Road, ending at Eldron Boulevard in Palm Bay.

'¢ The 13th Annual Holiday Concert and Tree-Lighting event, Monday, Dec. 3, 6-7 p.m. at the Health First Palm Bay Hospital, will kick off the holiday season with the sounds of holiday music and community spirit.

Westside Elementary Steel Drum Band will perform sounds of the holiday season at this free tree-lighting event that is open to the public.

'¢ The Second Annual Health First Viera Hospital Holiday Concert and Tree Lighting will be Tuesday, Nov. 27, 6-7 p.m. at the Health First Viera Hospital main entrance lobby.

Guests will enjoy a holiday concert performance and a visit by Santa at this free event that is open to the public.

 For more information, call (321) 412-8810 or email jackie.oconnelln@health-first.org.

'¢ Stocking stuffers: A great gift for your friends and family this holiday season is the Central Brevard Humane Society's 2013 "Best Pets of Brevard" Calendar.

This year, the calendar will be $6 each in honor of the Central Brevard Humane Society's 60th anniversary. Copies can be purchased at the Humane Society, 1020 Cox Road, Cocoa, any of the four Molly Mutt Thrift Shops, located in downtown Melbourne, Merritt Island, Palm Bay and Rockledge, local veterinary offices and online at crittersavers.com.

Proceeds from sales will help raise awareness and financial support for the thousands of unwanted and abandoned pets that visit the shelter each year, who need a safe and loving "forever" home.

For more information, contact the Central Brevard Humane Society at (321) 636-3343 or visit www.crittersavers.com. 

'¢ Historical houses tour:

The North Brevard Historical Society & Museum will host a tour of historical houses in Titusville from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1.

Tickets, which are limited to 300, cost $20, must be purchased in advance and may be purchased at the museum at 301 S. Washington Ave, Titusville.

Hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For more information, call (321) 269-3658.

The following six houses, three of which were constructed by Florida builder Pleasant J. Hall, are included on the tour:

'¢ The Brady House, Queen Anne style, circa 1884

'¢ The PJ Hall House, Victorian style, circa 1903

'¢ The Dykes/Winstead House, Colonial Revival style, circa 1905

'¢ The Pritchard House & Gardens, Queen Anne style, circa 1891

'¢ The Holder/Belcher House and Boathouse, circa 1894, aka 'The Anchorage Wharf'

'¢ The Wager House, circa 1877, formerly the Titusville General Store and newspaper office.

The North Brevard Historical Society and Museum is a nonprofit, 501(c) 3, and is entirely dependent upon donations and fundraisers.

For more information, call Paul Marion at (321) 269-0140 or Donna Baker at (321) 268-2314.

'¢ Food vendors sought for 'Movie Night In The Park' series: Brevard County Parks and Recreation, North Area, is accepting applications for food vendors for the 'Movie Night in the Park' series.

Vendors will be chosen for the entire movie series, which runs through April, and will be expected to attend all movie events. Movies will be shown on a giant 23-foot movie screen.

Vendors may obtain applications at the North Area Parks Operations Office, 475 N. Williams Ave., Titusville.

Applications are accepted 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Special consideration is given to not-for-profit service organizations. The county reserves the right to limit vendors to one or two vendors per product.

There is no cost to submit an application.

Contact Mike Herman at (321) 264-5105, or by email at mike.herman@brevardparks.com for additional information on this and other recreation programs sponsored by Brevard County Parks and Recreation in North Brevard.

'¢ Drive-thru nativity scene: The North Merritt Island United Methodist Church has become renowned for presenting a drive-thru story of the birth of Jesus each year at this time.

The 16th year of presenting the gift to the community of the drive-thru nativity will be on Saturday and Sunday evenings, Dec.8 and 9, from 6-8 p.m. on the church grounds, 6355 N. Courtenay Parkway, Merritt Island.

This is a free event.

After driving through, guests will be invited in to have refreshments and visit with cast members.

For more information, call (321) 452-7180.

'¢ '˜Great Moms' 5K run/walk: Merritt Island Mothers of Preschoolers has announced its Third Annual Great Moms 5K Run/Walk to take place Saturday, Jan. 26.

The race benefits Merritt Island MOPS and Grace United Methodist Church Preschool Scholarship.

Register online at http://register.runningzone.com/search/event.aspx?id=15750 or download the entry form at http://www.runningzone.com/calendar/docs/Great%20MOMS%202013.pdf.

For more information, contact Sarah Finney at s.finney78@yahoo.com or call (321) 960-2460

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