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Inaugural Melbourne Air & Space Show to take to the skies
BREVARD -- Space Coast residents will be able to enjoy a day packed with adventure and excitement, as the Melbourne Air & Space Show 2013 soars across the sky. The inaugural event takes place on Saturday, Nov. 2 at Paradise Beach Park in Melbourne, with the Air & Space show beginning at 12:30 p.m. Attende...
EFSC to present family-friendly musical this weekend
BREVARD -- A childhood classic tale, complete with a lesson of being kind and respectful toward others, will be brought to life on stage this weekend. Eastern Florida State College's Department of Performing and Visual Arts will present "Miss Nelson is Missing," a family-friendly musical, at the Bernard S...
Bestselling author to speak at King Center
SUNTREE -- As a New York Times bestselling author, David Sedaris is no stranger to traveling. "I'm at the Buffalo airport, fixing to fly to Baltimore," he said in an email. "My tour started two day ago, so I'm fairly fresh." In promoti...
Searching for adventure
Rogan Worcester, 1, dressed as a hobbit for Boo at the Zoo Sunday, Oct. 20. There was a costume contest judged by age group, as well as a family category. Trick-or-treating, a live DJ and a haunted trail were some of the activities. Brevard Zoo hosted the event on weekends throughout the month of October....
Class teaches public about child-seat safety
BREVARD -- To help curb injury to children improperly secured in their car seats, the Palm Bay Police Department is offering a presentation on child safety seats. On Saturday, Oct. 26, at 2 p.m., an injury prevention program, which includes the presentation, will be held at the department headquarters. The ...
Making beautiful music
Rachel Ho, 16, of Melbourne, Tomas Lopez, 15, of Melbourne, Sierra Park, 17, of Melbourne, and Ho Joon Choi, 17, of Suntree, a quartet from the Brevard Symphony Youth Orchestra, played at the Fall Cultural Arts Showcase at The King Center on Sunday, Sept. 22....
Local pets to be honored year-round
BREVARD -- While the warmer-than-normal temperatures may have some Brevard County residents still in the "summer-loving" mood, 2014 is just around the corner. Ring in the new year with a 2014 "Best Pets of Brevard" calendar from the Central Brevard Humane Society, now available for $10 at the shelter or a...
Spreading love, one string at a time
BREVARD -- Natalie Barton had a dilemma. She was just 11 years old when she learned to knit, but enjoyed it so much that by age 13, she had accumulated more knitted baby caps than she knew what to do with. As a way to give back to her community, ...
Pulling those pumpkins
Twins Rebecca and Anderson Stern, both 4, of Rockledge make their way through the pumpkin patch at Church at Viera Saturday, Oct. 19. The pair borrowed a wagon to pull their pumpkins out of the patch. The church hosts a pumpkin patch yearly, as well as a fall festival....
'Once upon a midnight dreary' at the Brevard Museum
BREVARD -- The mystery and macabre of Edgar Allan Poe go hand-in-hand with the eerie fascination of Halloween. To celebrate this Gothic union, the Brevard Museum of Natural History and Science will host "Poe-try and Predators" on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. Admission to the event is $15. The event ...
Trick-or-treating at the zoo
Laila Henderson, 6, and Mahogany Legette, 14, of Cocoa, took part in the costume contest at Boo at the Zoo Sunday, Oct. 20. The costume contest was judged by age group and featured a family category. Brevard Zoo hosted the event on weekends throughout the month of October. Special events and activities were planned for nigh...
Grant to help fund breast cancer research
BREVARD -- A grant of $21,184 was awarded this month, as a way to aid in local breast cancer research. The Community Foundation of Brevard's Kenneth R. Finken and Dorothy Hallam Finken Endowment Fund donated the funding to Florida Institute of Technology for research spearhead by Munevver Mine Subasi, assi...
Just horsin' around
Darby McClure, 12, of Palm Bay leads 'Renny,' the pony, while Alyssa Bubb, 8, of Melbourne goes for a ride at St. Mark's United Methodist Church's Fall Festival Saturday, Oct. 19. St. Mark's had train rides, pictures in the pumpkin patch, pony rides and a bounce house....
The Oct. 18 article, titled "North Brevard Funeral Home provides professionalism, sensitivity" contained an error. The correct phone number for the business is (321) 269-9222 and the correct address is 1450 Norwood Ave., Titusville. Hometown News regrets the error....
Pet of the week
An 18-month-old Yorkshire Terrier, 'Tippy' is the resilient pet of Dave and Sandy Novotny of Palm Bay. A rescue dog, Tippy's right leg was damaged, so it had to be removed. Aside from dressing up, some of her favorite things to do are attend her dog-training class, play at the dog park with her friends and follow her daddy around the house....

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