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Vero Beach, Fl - Ed. 10.02.2014   

            
     
   

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Hello FLASHERS and WELCOME OCTOBER!

 

Please join me in saying 'sayonara' to a 'soggy' September! My oh my...It sure has been raining. As a result of the recent rainstorms and the predicted inclement weather on Saturday...the Autumn In The Park scheduled for this weekend has been rescheduled for November 1st & 2nd. 'The rains' are also influential in providing inspiration for this week's 'corny' 'Chuckle of the Week'. My thought is we have to find something to laugh about when the skies are gray! Sort of goes in line with the old adage 'Laughter is the best medicine.' Mayo Clinic recently cited laughter as one of the 12 habits of highly healthy people. The article encouraged all of us to make laughter a habit noting that the health benefits are physical, intellectual, emotional and spiritual? Did you know that 'laughing clinics' are popping up everywhere? It has been discovered that your body cannot differentiate fake laughing from real laughing. So, any laughter is just the thing that the doctor ordered!

Did you know that we have a 'laughing lady' in Vero Beach? Her name is Nancy Johnson and she offers a class entitled "Enjoy Life - Choose Laughter" at the North Indian River Library in Sebastian on the First Wednesday of the Month at 2:00. Unfortunately that was just yesterday...But you can get it on your calendar for next month. Not to worry, I am sure you will find plenty of other reasons to smile and chuckle throughout the month. Our calendar starts to kick into full gear so make sure you keep an eye on it. Riverside Theatre is kicking off their season this month, The Art Museum has their new exhibits, tomorrow is the gallery stroll downtown, The Comedy Zone is this weekend at Riverside and I have no doubt will give all FLASHERS a reason to laugh! Whatever it is, find your own reason to smile and enjoy life, FLASHERS. Definitely find some time to have fun. If you have followed FLASH for a while you know that one of my favorite quotes is from the movie 'Arthur' when he states, "Isn't this fun? Isn't fun the best thing to have?" The answer is a resounding YES!  FUN is by far the best thing to have. So...'Go have you some', FLASHERS! My hope is that you will find information in the features below that will have you enjoying October; come rain or come shine!

Enjoy Life!
Valerie Watkins
Publisher


- RESCHEDULED -
THIS WEEKEND CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER
Because of inclement weather conditions, Autumn in the Park at Riverside Park, Vero Beach has been rescheduled for November 1st and 2nd, 2014.  The Treasure Coast Pilot Club hopes that you are able to attend this event and apologizes for any inconvenience this may have caused.

A HAPPY FLASHER IS OUR KIND OF FLASHER!
Last week I received the email below from Diane. I love hearing from our FLASHERS and thought this was worth sharing. Not only to give Liz's Cleaning Service an extra little plug (772) 410-9013 ...But also to relieve any of you from any fears you might have about purchasing a FLASH Deal.   It  is safe and truly a great way to try new things around town at a terrific discount! You can always contact me directly to work out a payment if you do not like purchasing things online. 
Hi Valerie,
Just used Liz's cleaning service today & she was fantastic!
Very detail-oriented, very thorough, and very personable & nice.
I'm so glad you offer these types of flash deals so we can try out new services in Vero, I'll definitely use her from now on, knowing what a great job she does.
Thanks so much!
Diane


THE NIGHT SOUNDS CONCERT @ SEBASTIAN INLET
Saturday, October 4, 2014
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sebastian Inlet State Park
9700 South A1A

Hosted by the Friends of Sebastian Inlet State Park, the concert will showcase recording artists WEEP. Local all-female, all-original band, WEEP will be showcasing their modern funk rock style of music at The Night Sounds at Sebastian Inlet State Park Concert Series. Come out under the light of the moon and enjoy an electrifying performance by this five piece band, who combine 
infectious melodies and tight harmonies with lyrics that echo the human condition. Winners of the Annual Brevard Live Original Music Series, WEEP will surely captivate you with their hook-laden songs and magnetic appeal! The concert will be held at the pavilions on Coconut Point, located on the south side of Sebastian Inlet, overlooking the water. The concert is free, normal park entrance fees apply.

For more information about the concert please call (321)984-4852 or visit the website.   www.floridastateparks.org/sebastianinlet.

BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT

 

Now that the kids have settled back into school, there is no doubt that the multitude of extracurricular activities is being explored. We've often heard that we need look no further than our own backyard for the wonderful things in life and again this proves to be true. We are quite lucky to have the Florida Karate Academy located right here in Vero. It has been an incredible program in our 'own backyard' for 20 years! 

 

In 1994, Dave Roth opened Florida Karate Academy (FKA). Dave graduated from Vero Beach High School in 1980 and went to the University of Florida where he studied Business Administration. He competed in karate tournaments all over the state while in college and won 3 State championships. He discovered what an incredible impact the sport had not only on him physically, but mentally and emotionally as well. He also discovered his passion for teaching and mentoring young students.

 

Since starting the Academy in a small 1300 square foot building, Dave expanded his program 10 years ago and moved to their current location at 1140 19th Street. He has sent a team of students to the AAU National Karate Championships every year since 1995, produced over 300 World Champions, 2 PKF Pan-American Champions, and 4 WKC World Champions. They have been a top 10 AAU Karate Club for over a decade and Sensei Roth has served as an AAU Team Coach and a WKC International Referee. There is no doubt that this is a top notch-program!

 

Martial art training develops self esteem, builds character and is appropriate for all ages. Florida Karate Academy has classes for students as young as 3 years old and for the whole family. They also have classes in Tai Chi, Jujitsu, Arnis, and Kobudo. Click here for more information on all their programs or call: (772) 563-9333. 

              
A SPECIAL INVITATION TO:
 All Engaged Couples and Mother of the Bride and Groom 
 
You are invited to join us for:
Wedding Wednesday on October 8th 
 4:00pm - 7:00pm.

Each attendee is eligible to win a 'treasure' from our Hope Chest 

Florida Wedding Consultants and Something Special Floral Boutique are co-sponsoring this event. We are conveniently located across from each other at 1110 and 1122 Old Dixie Hwy in Vero Beach.

Join us to celebrate a return to Romance!
call for more information - (772) 539-4520
PLAN A 'SCREAMIN' GOOD TIME HALLOWEEN PARTY
All witches, wizards and goblins should start planning now for a thriller of a Halloween Bash!  Stir the party cauldron before time vanishes! Halloween offers the perfect platform to be a little bit ghoulish. It doesn't matter if it is an office party, kids' party, all inclusive family and friends bash or adults only. FLASH has cast a spell on all FLASHERS transforming you into 'The Bomb' (aka incredible) party host!...Click on the links below and start screaming with delight! 

Halloween Word List to embellish invitations, menus and decorations.
Scene Setting Decorations that can be ordered & delivered in time.
Murder Mystery Party. Dead is Back Themed Party. Here is a link to planning tips for a Dead Rock Star Party.  You could do the same thing with a movie star twist. Or plan a 'From the Neck Up' party. Even those who don't get into full costumes will participate if it is only a mask, hat or wig. Whatever you desire from a Scary Skeleton soiree to a Black & Orange Ball this great site has a casket full of ideas! ENJOY YOUR HAUNTING SEARCH! :)


The Bikinis

The 60's Musical Beach Party

 Opens Riverside Theatre's 2014-2015 Season

 

Riverside Theatre, led by Producing Artistic Director/CEO Allen D. Cornell and Managing Director/COO Jon R. Moses, begins its 2014-2015 season with the 60's musical beach party, The Bikinis. This festive musical showcases 30 classic hits from the 60's and 70's as a fictional girl group reunites after 20 years for a benefit concert. Created by Ray Roderick and James Hindman, The Bikinis performs on the Stark Stage from October 28 - November 16, 2014.

 

Click Here for a complete show schedule and to purchase tickets

 

OCTOBER STARTS THE 
               FALL FESTIVALS!
You know it's fall when you start hearing about all of the fall festivals!  We have quite a few in our own community, but if you want to venture out a bit...Here is a great website with a listing of Florida fall festivals. Give it a look, but be forewarned...You might just find yourself exploring our state a bit!
FLASH BEAUTY TIP OF THE WEEK

 Sponsored by: Center for Facial Aesthetics     

 The Summer to Fall Makeup Transition

When it comes to switching up our makeup bag in preparation for Fall, "You really don't have to change up that much," says Gisele Ayora, makeup artist at The Center for Facial Aesthetics. All summer we've been after that fresh, dewy look of glowing skin. Keep that dewy glow by using a hydrating primer, like Jane Iredale's Smooth Affair Primer. "Just apply to areas where you need it-the centre of the nose, cheeks, middle of the forehead." Add a highlighter overtop cheekbones and dust with bronzer to create dimension and glow. While we saw trends this summer like eye liner trends in brighter hues or cat eye shape, and soft, pretty blush tones of pink and peach, it doesn't necessarily mean you have to give these up after Labor Day. "Look at the trends but see what brings out your best features," she advises. And don't be afraid to try something new this season. Or call Gisele or Danna, for a complimentary make over! AND don't forget to clean your brushes!  Call - (772) 589-8111

 

WEEKEND PROJECT

CREATE A TOMBSTONE
Creating tombstones is fun 
and will have you enjoying the full month of October until Halloween. We hope your neighbors will enjoy the 
frightful fun too. You can make tombstones for so much less than you can buy them.  Here is a tutorial and what you need. 
Click Here for tutorial. Then click here for some inspiration for clever epitaphs.  
WE LOVE OUR FLASHERS WHO DON'T KEEP US A SECRET!  PLEASE SHARE US WITH EVERYONE!
 
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HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT WEIGHT AND AGING?

We have learned that our Flashers like quizzes, so here's a new one for you from WebMD. These aren't your every day weight questions. Take the quiz and see how many you get right. I know I was surprised! :) Click here.
FUN AND EASY 
Get into the Halloween spirit with some fun door 
decorations!  You can cut all of the monster accents from felt or poster board. Pick up some pipe cleaners for the spider legs and of course... the giant spider is just perfect too. 

Here is a tutorial video for a very large undertaking to create a massive spider. Normally something this enormous wouldn't find its way into FLASH. However...I LOVE how they built the legs and figured I could incorporate a scaled down version of this wonderful spider. Here is a tutorial video  for a bat garland.  You can use it to create the hanging bats pictured by simply using the same bat template and using a thin piece of foam-board that will keep your bats stiff. Send me your pictures.  I would love to see your creations and share them with our FLASHERS. 

  DID YOU KNOW?

Which foreign country 

is owed the most by the U.S.? 

 

The U.S. debt is more than $17.6 trillion with China the largest holder of U.S. debt. For a brief explanation of how this affects both the U.S. and China, Click here.

 

NOTE: For an interesting picture of the U.S. debt, see the "Debt Clock" in a post below below!


FLASH TIP OF THE WEEK
WHAT A GOOD IDEA!

We heard about this one from a busy mother recently and love it! If you have more than one child in your family, you probably spend a lot of time sorting socks and underwear. Solution: Give each family member their own mesh laundry bag. Have them put their socks and undies in it; toss it in the washer, then the dryer, then deliver it back to the owner with everything intact. What a time-saver! 

  FLASH VIDEO OF THE WEEK

Barbara Steisand recently released a record featuring duets with some of the leading male vocalists including: Elvis, Blake Shelton and Michael Buble 
If you want to watch the rest of the interview...Click Here.
FISH CALENDAR
The darker the fish...The better the fishing!
 
PRESIDENT CARTER SPEAKS ON CHINA
INTERACTIVE WEBCAST

CHUCKLE OF THE WEEK

Has the rain we've had lately, 'dampened your spirits?' These riddles might help :) 

 

What goes up when the rain comes down?
(An umbrella!)

 

When does it rain money?
(When there's change in the weather!)

 

What happens when it rains cats and dogs?
(You might step in a poodle!)

 

What do you call it when it rains chickens and ducks?
(Fowl weather!) 

 

The National Debt Clock is a billboard-sized running total display which constantly updates to show the current United States gross national debt and each American family's share of the debt. It is currently installed on Sixth Avenue in Manhattan, New York City. The idea for the clock came from New York real estate developer Seymour Durst, who wanted to highlight the rising national debt. In 1989, he sponsored the installation of the first clock. (At the time, the debt was under $3 trillion.) It is still running and can be seen at Times Square in New York City. If you don't plan a visit to NY anytime soon, you can see a constantly changing, detailed version online. Click here

HMMMM!... A little scary I dare say!

APOLOGY FROM MY MOM

Dear Val,

 

"Mea culpa"...I think that's Latin for "My fault." The recipe for " a different, easy cheesecake" that I gave you to put in FLASH a couple of weeks ago was terrible! I hadn't tried it, but since it was low carb and loaded with protein, I thought it might help me lose a couple of pounds and would be helpful to your readers who share the same goal.  It was featured in a recent issue of WOMAN'S WORLD magazine that I picked up at the supermarket, so I thought it would be okay. It wasn't. If any others tried it and still have it in the fridge, I've found it's pretty good for breakfast with maple syrup on it! It's a shame to let it go to waste, so forget the diet. The only other solution is that I think your dog might enjoy it.    Love, Mom

 

Editors note: A couple of other readers had the same experience. Take Mom's advice and give it to the dog. 

  RECIPE OF THE WEEK

Candy Corn and White Chocolate Softbatch Cookies 

 

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Ingredients:

1- Large Egg

1/2 - Cup Unsalted Butter

2 - Tablespoons Cream or Half and Half

2 - Cups All-Purpose Flour

1 - teaspoon Baking Soda

3/4 - Cup Brown Sugar, Lightly Packed

2 teaspoons Corn Starch

1/4 cup - Granulated Sugar

1 - Pinch Salt

1-Tablespoon Vanilla Extract

1- Cup White Chocolate Chips

1-1/2 - Cups Candy Corn

 

  1. cream together the first 5 ingredients (through vanilla) on medium-high speed until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes.
  2. Stop, scrape down the sides of the bowl, and add the next 5 ingredients (through optional salt), and mix on low speed until just incorporated, about 1 minute; don't overmix.
  3. Add the candy corn, white chocolate chips, and mix until just incorporated.
  4. Using a medium 2-inch cookie scoop
    , form heaping two-tablespoon mounds (Approx. 20). Place mounds on a large plate, flatten mounds slightly, cover with plasticwrap, and refrigerate for at least 3 hours, or up to 5 days, before baking. Do not bake with warm dough because cookies will spread and bake thinner and flatter. Important note - Strategically place candy corn so that it's not baking directly on cookie sheet because it will melt, burn, or turn runny if it is. The candy corn pieces need to be in the interior of the cookies, shielded and buffered by dough.
  5. Preheat oven to 350F, line a baking sheet with a Silpat or spray with cooking spray. Place mounds on baking sheet, spaced at least 2 inches apart (I bake 8 cookies per sheet) and bake for about 9 minutes, or until edges have set and tops are just beginning to set, even if slightly undercooked, pale and glossy in the center. Do not overbake because cookies will firm up as they cool. Baking longer than 10 minutes could result in cookies with overly browned undersides. Allow cookies to cool on the baking sheet  for about 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to finish cooking. Cookies will keep airtight at room temperature for up to 1 week or in the freezer for up to 4 months. Unbaked cookie dough can be stored airtight in the refrigerator for up to 5 days, or frozen for up to 4 months, so consider baking only as many cookies as desired and save the remaining dough to be baked in the future when desired.
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IRC FIREFIGHTERS ASSOCIATION RECEIVED DYER DIFFERENCE AWARD

 

Dyer Chevrolet and Dyer Mazda Subaru presented the Dyer Difference Award along with a $3,000.00 check to September's recipient: Indian River County Firefighter Association. The Award will help support the fundraising efforts of the Chili Cook Off scheduled at Riverside Park Nov 8th.  This event was the brainstorm of Lieutenants David Dangerfield and Steve Graul ten years ago and last year over 10,000 people attended and consumed 26,000 samples of chili and salsa in less than two hours. Wow...That's success!


 

Pictured above L to R: Kim Brady, Brian Hartman, Tania Ortega-Cowan,(Committee Members) David Dangerfield, IRCFFA and chair of the event, Michele Lee of Childcare Resources (one of the recipients of the fundraiser) receive award from John Dyer of Dyer Auto Group.  

 NEW DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

HOMELESS FAMILY CENTER

 

The Homeless Family Center (HFC) is announcing their new Director of Development Anthony  Zorbaugh.  Anthony will be relocating to the Vero Beach area with his wife and family.  Anthony has     spent the last year as the Director of Development at a local youth development center located in Lancaster, PA.  He was successful at funding and sustaining the Lancaster County first Police Athletic   League.  His prior 12 years' experience has been working with at risk youth in a shelter facility and was the creator of the first community outreach program within a detention facility for at risk   youth.  Anthony is excited about his move to Vero Beach and is looking forward to meeting and serving the families within the Homeless Family Center.  

 

SEBASTIAN EXCHANGE CLUB DONATES $17,500


The Exchange Club of Sebastian presented a check for $17,500 to the National Exchange Club Yellow Umbrella Director, Terri Mermis at their September 10th luncheon-meeting.  in their battle to prevent child abuse by presenting Terri Mermis, Executive Director of Yellow Umbrella, with a check for $17,500 at their September 10 luncheon meeting.  The check will assist Yellow Umbrella which is a National Exchange Club accredited Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Center in their battle to prevent child abuse. There are currently two locations in Brevard County.  Sebastian Exchange is honored to support Yellow Umbrella, not only with money raised through the Annual Sebastian Exchange Club Foundation Blue Water Open Charity Offshore Fishing Tournament held on June 7, 2014, but also by sponsoring them at the local level.

(Pictured L to R: Phyllis Smith, Sebastian Exchange and Yellow Umbrella board member, Paul Williamson, President Sebastian Exchange Club, Terri Mermis, Executive Director Yellow Umbrella, Karen McElveen, Sebastian Exchange and Yellow Umbrella board member)


NEW FLORIDA PUBLIC RELATIONS ASSOC. BOARD MEMBERS

 

 

The Treasure Coast Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) recently installed nine members to its board of directors. The following individuals will hold office for a term of one year beginning today, September 26. They are:

  • President:  Kim Waser - Partnership for a Tobacco Free Martin County
  • President-Elect:  Erick Gill - St. Lucie County
  • Immediate Past-President:  Adrienne Moore, APR/CPRC - A Moore Communication Strategies
  • Secretary:  Carin Smith - FAU/Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution
  • Treasurer:  Krista Garofalo - Treasure Coast Food Bank
  • Director of Communications:  Bryan Beaty - Indian River State College
  • Director of Credentialing:  Jennifer Trefelner, APR/CPRC - John Carroll Catholic High School
  • Director of Image Awards:  Adrienne Moore, APR/CPRC - A Moore Communication Strategies
  • Director of Media Conference:  Ashley Mock - Children's Service Council of St. Lucie County
Pictured L to R:   Ashley Mock, Carin Smith, Adrienne Moore, APR/CPRC, Kim Waser, Erick Gill, Jennifer Trefelner, APR/CPRC, Krista Garofalo, Bryan Beaty).  Photo courtesy of NoLimit3DProduction
 

MARC RICHARD CONTINUES TRADITION OF GIVING BACK!

 

For the fourth year in a row, Marc 

Richard of Postal Connections has celebrated his company's anniversary by designating September 29th- his opening date four years ago- as "VBCBA Day". He donates 100% of his net profits from that day to the Vero Beach Christian Business Association, which in turn donates the money to local ministries during their annual "Celebration of Giving" at their December luncheon. Marc considers the special donation as a way to thank the community for embracing him when he first moved into town and opened Postal Connections. Pictured here is Marc (left) presenting a $550 check to Steve Schwartz. Both men currently serve on the VBCBA Board of Directors. 

New Scholarship Fund for Dancing Students Established

 

After participating as a star dancer in the 2014's Dancing with Vero's Stars (DWVS), Tim Girard, of Girard Equipment, Inc., and his dance instructor, Amy Trammell, of Vero Classical Ballet, came up with the idea for 'Girls on Pointe'. Tim experienced firsthand the many benefits of dance training and wanted to work develop a program that would allow local residents and business owners to sponsor partial scholarships for deserving dancers at the school.

 

Nadia Flores, age 7, has been named as the first recipient of the Girls on Pointe Scholarship.  Nadia has been a student at Vero Classical Ballet for two and a half years, during which she has proven to be immensely talented and focused. If anyone in the community is interested in sponsoring a dancer, please contact Jody Sause at Girard Equipment at (800)526-4330 for more information.  

HOMELESS FAMILY CENTER ADDS MEDICAL CLINIC 
          
Local health professionals have joined forces with Homeless Family Center (HFC) to open a medical  clinic at the Center's campus for their residents and the Homeless Community.  Volunteer medical personnel started seeing patients August 20.  Health services are offered to HFC residents and the homeless community.  The partnership originated when HFC executive director Mary Ellen Maguire witnessed the  constant struggles the homeless faced due to the lack of affordable healthcare.  Maguire met with medical providers and the idea of the clinic was born.  

Pictured Above: Medical Clinic's Dr. Braun with Homeless Family Center Executive Director Mary Ellen Maguire
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WANT A BOOTH AT THE HOLIDAY REC PARTY?
FROM TAMMY VOCK    Reply

The Holiday Rec Party with your City Recreation Department at Royal Palm Pointe has spots open for vendors. The deadline for vendor booths is November 25th. Call Tammy at (772) 978-4700 or email her by replying above. See event information below. 


 

Join the City of Vero Beach Recreation Department for the biggest holiday event in Vero Beach this season!  The Holiday Rec. Party will be held on Friday, December 5th from 5:30pm - 8:30pm on the east end of Royal Palm Pointe.  The event is a fundraiser for the Fountains at Royal Palm Pointe!  Families can enjoy food, drink, live entertainment, beer garden, craft vendors, children's activities, Santa, the Christmas boat parade and more!  Spots for business/community vendors and craft vendors are available.   

PART TIME RECEPTIONIST WANTED?

Sebastian medical spa seeks part-time, front desk receptionist. Duties include but not limited to: greeting guest, confirming appointments, follow-up phone calls, checking clients in and out through computerized program; setting up rooms for estheticians, laundering sheets, ordering and maintaining supplies.

Attributes required: professional, personable, polite phone voice, organized compassionate, enthusiastic, non-smoker, detail-oriented and multi-tasker.
Hourly salary based on experience. Potential for commission.
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, no weekends, no holidays. Some evenings.
Please send resume with headshot by replying above or email  dmoorhead@mecfl.com.

 

community calendar
Deadline for the printed November 'Community Calendar' is October 13th.  
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This Week's Events

Thursday, October 2

9:30am - 11:30amFree Introductory Bridge Lesson

Vero Beach Bridge Center - 1520 14th Ave., Vero Beach FL

Bridge is a great game and playing bridge is a good way to meet new people. Come try this free, introductory bridge lesson and join the fun. Refreshments available. Please call Kim for more information and to register. (772) 562-3008

12:00pmExchange Club of the Treasure Coast Luncheon

Culinary Capers - 739 22nd Street , Vero Beach FL

Exchange Club of the Treasure Coast Luncheon. Cost: Come as my Guest! - Cindy Jewett 772-321-4005 Contact person and phone #: Cindy Jewett 772-321-4005 We are a group of business professionals who uphold the values of our National Exchange Club. The principal areas of Exchange's Programs of service are Youth, Americanism, Community Service and Child Abuse Prevention. Our club tailors our activities to meet the needs of the local community in Indian River County. We are an all-volunteer organization that helps our members develop leadership, networking, and organizational skills that contribute to success in business, family and personal endeavors.

3:00pmFabulous Film Finds Presents "October"

North Indian River Library - 1001 Sebastian Blvd. , Sebastian FL 32958

"Sergei M. Eisenstein was surely the cinema's most remarkable personality for the first 50 years of its existence... Eisenstein imagined that cinema could represent "visual thinking" - not just arguments, but the process by which the mind constructs arguments... October is the purest, most cogent example of Eisenstein's theory and practice of cinema... you can feel the exhilaration - and the touch of madness - of an artist standing on the threshold of what he believes will be a brave new world." - Richard Pena, Columbia University Cost: Free Contact person and phone #: Daniel Clark 772-589-1355

6:30pm - 8:30pmCork, Canvas & Campany

Vero Beach Museum of Art - 3001 Riverside Park Drive, Vero Beach FL 33163

Cork, Canvas and Company fun painting night 6:30pm-8:30pm/BYOB and tasty treats/$30 per person Call for more information: phone: (772) 231-0707

Friday, October 3

9:00am - 11:00amBig Band Dance

Vero Beach Community Center - 2266 14th Avenue, Vero Beach FL

Big Band Dance Big Band Dance to the sounds of the Accidentals Band Tuesdays and Fridays 9:00am -11:00am Tickets are $2.00 per person. (tickets sold are at the door) Everyone is welcome. Vero Beach Community Center 2266 14th Avenue Vero Beach, Florida 32960 772-770-6517 Sponsored by: The City of Vero Beach Recreation Department

9:00am - 4:00pmIndian River County Master Gardeners

IRC Extension Office - 1028 20th Place, Suite D, Vero Beach FL 32960

Having trouble with your plants. Thumb not very green? No blooms? Brown spots in your yard? Bring all your plant questions to the Master Gardeners. Open from 9am to 4pm and closed for lunch from 12Noon to 1pm. It is staffed by volunteers of the Indian River County Master Gardener Program through the University of Florida. It is totally free. We solve gardening problems and test for soil Ph. Call for more information: 772-770-5030

10:00amWriter's Windowpane

Indian River County Main Library - 1600 21st Street, Vero Beach FL 32960

Writers WindowPane: Beginner writers: bring your ideas! Collaborate, Create, Critique! Welcome novice to advanced, published or not. Every Friday weekly meets for all genres, styles. Writers may bring samples of their work to be read to the group for discussion and or critique. For more information please call 770-5060 x4121. Location: Florida History Room @ the Main Library

5:00pm - 8:00pmFirst Friday Gallery Stroll

Downtown Vero - 2000 14th Avenue , Vero Beach FL 32960

Galleries and businesses in historic downtown Vero Beach participate in the First Friday Gallery Stroll. The stroll is based along 14th Avenue from 19th Street to 23rd Street and the surrounding area. Both galleries and select businesses exhibit new artwork each month in a lively gallery reception atmosphere. For more information call Mainstreet Vero: 772.643.6782

5:30pm - 9:00pmFort Pierce Friday Fest

Fort Pierce Downtown Waterfront - 480 N. Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce FL

Music - vendors - food - Come enjoy! Band: River Dawgs

6:00pmVisiting Author - Carl Hiaasen

Vero Beach Book Center - 2145 Indian River Blvd., Vero Beach FL

Carl Hiaasen Friday, October 3rd at 6 p.m. Published by Alfred A. Knopf The #1 New York Times bestselling author Carl Hiaasen debuts his first book for teens with Skink - No Surrender.

6:00pmInaugural Veterans Classic Men's Softball Tournament -Home Run Derby

Historic Dodgertown - 3901 26th St, Vero Beach FL 32960

Boots 2 Hooks, a newly formed nonprofit organization assisting local veterans, will host an Inaugural Veterans Classic USSSA Men's Slow-pitch Softball Tournament the weekend of October 3-5, 2014. The fun starts at 6 p.m. Friday night, Oct. 3 with a Home Run Derby. Participants are invited to try their hand at hitting it out of the same ballpark as former Major League greats. The entry fee is $40 per person for 10 hits; stadium balls provided. Admission is free, so bring the family to cheer on the contestants and enjoy live entertainment. There will also be food available for purchase and raffle tickets for great prizes. For more information, call (772)584-5734 or email Boots2Hooks@gmail .com

7:30pmComedy Zone

The Riverside Theatre - 3250 Riverside Park Drive, Vero Beach FL 32963

This night of comedy at Riverside showcases up-and coming comedians who are touring the comedy circuit. You can get detail information on the specific comics by visiting the website. Two Show Times: 7:30pm & 9:30pm Tickets: $18

7:30pmFriday Night Dance Parties

Vero Beach Community Center - 2266 14th Avenue, Vero Beach FL

The City of Vero Beach Recreation Department is sponsoring the Friday Night Dance Parties at the Vero Beach Community Center 2266 14th Avenue in downtown Vero Beach. This Friday Dance Party features host and hostess Jim and Donna Mitchell playing the music of the 50's thru today's popular dance tunes. Doors open at 7:30pm. Cost is $10.00 per person. For more information call the City of Vero Beach Recreation Department Community Center at (772) 770-6517 or stop in and pick up a flyer, or visit the website at www.covb.org

9:30pmComedy Zone

The Riverside Theatre - 3250 Riverside Park Drive, Vero Beach FL 32963

This night of comedy at Riverside showcases up-and coming comedians who are touring the comedy circuit. You can get detail information on the specific comics by visiting the website. Two Show Times: 7:30pm & 9:30pm Tickets: $18

Saturday, October 4

7:15amGroup Bicycle Ride - Saturday Fast Ride

Panera Bread - 2001 Indian River Blvd, Vero Beach FL 32960

Group Bicycle Ride - Saturday Fast Ride: 30-40 miles; sponsored by Vero Cycling, Inc. 7:15 a.m. meet at Panera Bread, 2001 Indian River Blvd, Vero Beach. Age 18+; www.verocyclingclub.org/pages/ride-schedule

8:00amGroup Bicycle Ride - Keep Calm, Cycle On Ride:

Jaycee Park - 4200 Ocean Dr. , Vero Beach FL 32963

Group Bicycle Ride - Keep Calm, Cycle On Ride: 15+/- miles; slow pace; sponsored by Vero Cycling, Inc. 8:00 a.m. meet at Jaycee Park overflow parking lot, 4248 Ocean Dr, Vero Beach. Age 18+; www.verocyclingclub.org/pages/ride-schedule

8:00amUSSSA Men's slow-pitch softball Tournament

Historic Dodgertown - 3901 26th St, Vero Beach FL 32960

The USSSA Men's slow-pitch softball Tournament begins with an Opening Pitch Ceremony 8 a.m. Saturday Oct. 4 and concludes with a Closing Ceremony at6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5. Teams of 10 or more participants are invited to enter the tournament. Entry is $350 per team. Boots 2 Hooks is dedicated to helping veterans in the healthy management of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Their goal is to soon offer off-shore fishing trips to U.S Armed Forces Personnel free of charge. Funds raised from the event will be split between Boots 2 Hooks and the Veterans Council of Indian River County. More importantly, the event will support the ongoing mission of raising awareness and providing continued assistance to our disabled service members residing in Indian River County. Other sponsors to date include Ameron Pest Control and Capt. Hiram's. Bring the whole family to show your support and show our heroes a great time! For more information, call (772)584-5734 or email Boots2Hooks@gmail .com

8:00am - 12:00pmCommunity Center Garage sale

Vero Beach Community Center - 2266 14th Avenue, Vero Beach FL

Come find your treasure! 10/4/14 Community Center Garage sale, 8am - 12:00pm

8:00am - 12:00pmThe Farmers Market Oceanside

Corner of Dahlia and Ocean Drive - Ocean Dr & Dahlia Ln, Vero Beach FL

The Farmers' Market OceanSide Vero Beach is open weekly every Saturday. Our Market Mission is to provide healthy, fresh foods and horticultural products to the patrons of our market. We also wish to encourage our shoppers to visit Vero's unique beachside shopping district and delicious restaurants nearby, many are within walking distance of the market. WANT TO BECOME A VENDOR? Contact Dave today at 772 321-4145 Fax: 772-204-0686 info@verobeachoba.com

8:00am - 1:00pmJazz Society Craft Market

Fort Pierce Downtown Waterfront - 480 N. Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce FL

Every Saturday, the Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Society hosts a Jazz Market "featuring creative arts & crafts" in Historic Downtown Fort Pierce on the waterfront of the Indian River. Original hand made crafts, stained glass, Highwaymen paintings, hand-painted glassware and much, more are available for purchase. Funds raised support education programs and local scholarships. For more information, please email: TheMarket@jazzsociety.org

8:00am - 1:00pm1st Satruday Flea Market

St. Sebastian Church - 13075 US Highway 1 , Sebastian FL 32958

SEBASTIAN -We're Back - ''THE LARGEST" Area Flea Market at St. Sebastian Church (N of Walmart on US1) Vendors/Sellers Needed. Over 1500+ buyers last market Sat Oct 4th 8am-1pm For more information call: Rosemary 772-581-8665

8:00am - 1:00pmPet Blessing/ Car Show

St. Elizabeth's Church - 901 Clearmont St., Sebastian FL

Pet blessing 11 am. All animals must be on a leash. Shoo the flu, Car show, Raffles, Food, Vendors, Blood mobile, Pony Rides, Bounce house and more Cost Free Contact person and phone #:772-589-2770 Laura

9:00am - 12:00pmFree Admission Day` Environmental Learning Center'

Environmental Learning Center - 255 Live Oak Drive, Wabasso Island, Vero Beach FL 32963

Call for more information: 772-589-5050

9:00am - 4:00pmVero Beach Gun Show

Indian River County Fairgrounds - 7955 58th Ave , Vero Beach FL 32967

$7 admission for 14 and older. Under 14 is FREE! Parking is FREE! Hundreds of exhibits by vendors from all over Florida

9:00am - 5:00pm27th Annual Autumn in the Park

Riverside Park - 3001 Riverside Drive, Vero Beach FL

Come stroll under the oaks during the 27th annual Autumn in the Park event. The event features hand-made arts and crafts such as paintings, jewelry, pottery, photography, wood items as well as plants and food vendors. There will also be an area for children's activities and some Farmer's Market vendors on Sunday. Parking is free. Funds raised will go to Alzheimer's/Parkinson's disease, Project Lifesaver and other community projects as well as scholarships. Come and join the fun!

10:00amSaturday Safari

Riverside Children's Theatre - 3280 Riverside Park Drive, Vero Beach FL 32963

Saturday Safari $12/child Parent/child drama and music program Call Riverside Children's Theatre 772-234-8052

10:00am - 4:00pmFirst Annual 2014 Family History Expo

First Presbyterian Church - 520 Royal Palm Boulevard, Vero Beach FL

Indian River Genealogical Society cordially invites you to join us for our first annual 2014 Family History Expo on October 4th and 5th. There are two events that you will find engaging and informative!! First, The Family History Expo on OCTOBER 4, 2014 10:00am to 4:00pm, McAfee Hall at the First Presbyterian Church of Vero Beach, 520 Royal Palm Blvd, Vero Beach, FL 32960. Second, the Library Open House on October 5, 2014 1:00am to 3:00pm, Indian River County Main Library, Archive Center and Genealogy Department (2nd Floor), 1600 21st Street, Vero Beach, FL 32960. Both events are free and open to the public. For questions about these events, please call 772 532-6288. To access the society's newsletter and learn more about membership, classes and Genealogy Interest Groups, please check the website at www.irgs.org.

10:00am - 4:30pmOn Exhibit - Carol Brown Goldberg

Vero Beach Museum of Art - 3001 Riverside Park Drive, Vero Beach FL 33163

Carol Brown Goldberg: Recent Works September 20, 2014 - January 4, 2015 Since the late 19th century, artists have often compared the use of design and color with the work of modern musical composers, with each form or hue corresponding to musical phrases and tones. Carol Brown Goldberg carries on this "chromesthetic" tradition in her recent paintings, creating, in the words of one critic, "glorious color-saturated paintings that make us feel heavenly."

10:00am - 5:00pm$1 Admission Day @ McKee Garden

McKee Botanical Garden - 350 US Highway 1, Vero Beach FL 32962

On Saturday, October 4, residents will have an opportunity to visit one of Vero Beach's most historic landmarks, McKee Botanical Garden, for just $1. The special reduced admission price is in celebration of Community Appreciation Day. Community Appreciation Day will take place from 10 am to 5 pm. In addition to $1 admission, the first 100 visitors will receive a complimentary copy of "The Miracle of McKee" which chronicles the history of the Garden, from its initial opening in 1932 and the vision of its original founders to the momentous efforts that led to its historic reopening in 2001. The book is written by local author Suzan Phillips, a long-time McKee volunteer and board member who was instrumental in the Garden's restoration and reopening.

1:00pm - 4:00pmWriting the College Entrance Essay

Environmental Learning Center - 255 Live Oak Drive, Wabasso Island, Vero Beach FL 32963

Free Teen Writers Workshop, Saturday, October 4, 2014. High school students grades 9-12 are welcome! Sign up by sending an email with your (1) name, (2) grade, (3) school (or home school), and (4) parent or guardian contact information to TeenWriters@LauraRidingJackson.com.

6:00pm - 9:30pmDance Into Fall

Elks Lodge - 1350 26th Street , Vero Beach

On Saturday, October 4, 2014, the Sebastian Elks will celebrate autumn and the falling leaves with "Dance Into Fall." Easy rock and romantic dance music will be provided by Tony and Rosanna, "The Dynamics." There will be hot and cold hors d'oeuvres served to your table, a hot and cold hors d'oeuvres buffet, and a dessert and coffee buffet. There will be raffles for wine and cheer baskets plus a 50/50 drawing. Put on your dancing shoes and come to the lodge for a great evening! Tickets are available for $10.00 per person in the Sebastian Elks lounge. The lounge is open Monday through Friday at 3 pm and Saturday and Sunday at 1 pm. (731 Fleming St at the corner of Fleming St. and County Road 512). Please call the lodge at 772-589-1516 for further information. The proceeds of this event will go to the many Elk's charities such as the Children's Therapy Services, the Youth Camp in Umatilla, FL, local scholarships and to support several other local youth activities.

7:00pm - 9:00pmNigh Sounds Free Concert

Sebastian Inlet State Park - 9700 S. A1A

SEBASTIAN INLET STATE PARK TO HOST NIGHT SOUNDS CONCERT SERIES ~Concert will feature WEEP under the moon and stars~ Hosted by the Friends of Sebastian Inlet State Park, the concert will showcase recording artists WEEP. Local all-female, all-original band, WEEP will be showcasing their modern funk rock style of musi. Come out under the light of the moon and enjoy an electrifying performance by this five piece ban. Winners of the Annual Brevard Live Original Music Series, WEEP will surely captivate you with their hook-laden songs and magnetic appeal! The concert will be held at the pavilions on Coconut Point, located on the south side of Sebastian Inlet, overlooking the water. The concert is free, normal park entrance fees apply. For more information about the concert please call (321)984-4852

7:30pmComedy Zone

The Riverside Theatre - 3250 Riverside Park Drive, Vero Beach FL 32963

This night of comedy at Riverside showcases up-and coming comedians who are touring the comedy circuit. You can get detail information on the specific comics by visiting the website. Two Show Times: 7:30pm & 9:30pm Tickets: $18

9:30pmComedy Zone

The Riverside Theatre - 3250 Riverside Park Drive, Vero Beach FL 32963

This night of comedy at Riverside showcases up-and coming comedians who are touring the comedy circuit. You can get detail information on the specific comics by visiting the website. Two Show Times: 7:30pm & 9:30pm Tickets: $18

Sunday, October 5

7:15amGroup Bicycle Ride - Sunday Fast Ride:

Panera Bread - 2001 Indian River Blvd, Vero Beach FL 32960

Group Bicycle Ride - Sunday Fast Ride: 30-40 miles; sponsored by Vero Cycling, Inc. 7:15 a.m. meet at Panera Bread, 2001 Indian River Blvd, Vero Beach. Age 18+; www.verocyclingclub.org/pages/ride-schedule

9:00amStudy "Jesus in Exodus" with Bill Proctor

St. Paul's Church - 4700 N. A1A, Vero Beach FL 32963

Join Bill Proctor for the "Jesus in Exodus" Bible Study for Adults. All are welcome to come! Please call Bill for more information: (772) 231-2221

9:00am - 4:00pm27th Annual Autumn in the Park

Riverside Park - 3001 Riverside Drive, Vero Beach FL

Come stroll under the oaks during the 27th annual Autumn in the Park event. The event features hand-made arts and crafts such as paintings, jewelry, pottery, photography, wood items as well as plants and food vendors. There will also be an area for children's activities and some Farmer's Market vendors on Sunday. Parking is free. Funds raised will go to Alzheimer's/Parkinson's disease, Project Lifesaver and other community projects as well as scholarships. Come and join the fun!

9:00am - 4:00pmVero Beach Gun Show

Indian River County Fairgrounds - 7955 58th Ave , Vero Beach FL 32967

$7 admission for 14 and older. Under 14 is FREE! Parking is FREE! Hundreds of exhibits by vendors from all over Florida

10:00amGroup Bicycle Ride - No One Left Behind Ride

Riverside Park - 3001 Riverside Drive, Vero Beach FL

Group Bicycle Ride - No One Left Behind Ride: 15-30 miles; moderate pace; sponsored by Vero Cycling, Inc.; 10 a.m. meet at Riverside Park near the Barber Bridge restrooms, 3341 Bridge Plaza Dr. Age 18+; www.verocyclingclub.org/pages/ride-schedule

1:00pm - 3:00pmFirst Annual 2014 Family History Expo

Indian River County Main Library - 1600 21st Street, Vero Beach FL 32960

Indian River Genealogical Society cordially invites you to join us for our first annual 2014 Family History Expo on October 5th. The Library Open House will familiarize you with the Indian River County Main Library, Archive Center and Genealogy Department (2nd Floor), 1600 21st Street, Vero Beach, FL 32960. Cost: Rree and open to the public. For questions about these events, please call 772 532-6288. To access the society's newsletter and learn more about membership, classes and Genealogy Interest Groups, please check the website at www.irgs.org.

6:00pmUSSSA Men's slow-pitch softball Tournament

Historic Dodgertown - 3901 26th St, Vero Beach FL 32960

The USSSA Men's slow-pitch softball Tournament concludes with a Closing Ceremony at 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5. Teams of 10 or more participants are invited to enter the tournament. Entry is $350 per team. Boots 2 Hooks is dedicated to helping veterans in the healthy management of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Their goal is to soon offer off-shore fishing trips to U.S Armed Forces Personnel free of charge. Funds raised from the event will be split between Boots 2 Hooks and the Veterans Council of Indian River County. More importantly, the event will support the ongoing mission of raising awareness and providing continued assistance to our disabled service members residing in Indian River County. Other sponsors to date include Ameron Pest Control and Capt. Hiram's. Bring the whole family to show your support and show our heroes a great time! For more information, call (772)584-5734 or email Boots2Hooks@gmail .com

Monday, October 6

LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE

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Call the Supervisor of Elections Office Phone: 772-336-3440

9:00am - 10:00amA.M. Aerobics Exercise Class

Vero Beach Community Center - 2266 14th Avenue, Vero Beach FL

The City of Vero Beach Recreation Department announces that the AM Aerobics classes are held at 9am on Monday's and Thursday's at the Vero Beach Community Center 2266 14th Avenue, in downtown Vero Beach. This is a full body workout class designed to meet all fitness levels. Am. Aerobics will help improve flexibility, endurance and overall health, wear comfortable clothes, aerobic shoes and bring 1 or 2 pound weights to class. Cost is $3.00 plus tax per person each day, ask about a punch card. For more information call 770-6517 or visit the website at www.covb.org

9:00am - 4:00pmIndian River County Master Gardeners

IRC Extension Office - 1028 20th Place, Suite D, Vero Beach FL 32960

Having trouble with your plants. Thumb not very green? No blooms? Brown spots in your yard? Bring all your plant questions to the Master Gardeners. Open from 9am to 4pm and closed for lunch from 12Noon to 1pm. It is staffed by volunteers of the Indian River County Master Gardener Program through the University of Florida. It is totally free. We solve gardening problems and test for soil Ph. Call for more information: 772-770-5030

10:30amStory Times

North Indian River Library - 1001 Sebastian Blvd. , Sebastian FL 32958

Story Times at all branches feature storytelling, creative dramatics, fingerplays, rhymes, song, dance, and a simple craft.North IRC Library 3 to 5 year olds

1:00pm - 2:30pmArtful Storytellers - For Adults

Indian River County Main Library - 1600 21st Street, Vero Beach FL 32960

Adult-Storytellers wanted! New group forming on Mondays at 1pm Main Library. Come share fond memories, precious moments, funny situations or just tall tales. On-going, weekly get-together encourages socialization, public speaking, meeting new people, cozy gathering of friends. More info: Marla at 770-5060 x 4121.

1:00pm - 2:30pmArtful Storytellers - For Adults

Indian River County Main Library - 1600 21st Street, Vero Beach FL 32960

Adult-Storytellers wanted! New group forming on Mondays at 1pm Main Library. Come share fond memories, precious moments, funny situations or just tall tales. On-going, weekly get-together encourages socialization, public speaking, meeting new people, cozy gathering of friends. More info: Marla at 770-5060 x 4121.

5:30pmYoganights Class

Indian River County Main Library - 1600 21st Street, Vero Beach FL 32960

Yoga classes on Monday nites at 5:30pm. Instructor, Melinda, covers all levels of Gentle Yoga, with emphasis on breathing and stretching. Great for Balance, Flexibility, Focus, Stress Relief & Relaxation. For ages 16 and older. Call for more information - (772) 770-5060 ext. 4121

5:30pm - 7:30pmCommunity Night Out

Riverside Park - 3001 Riverside Drive, Vero Beach FL

Come kick off the school year with this night out sponsored by our law enforcement. There will be an opportunity for you to ask any questions and learn about safety precaution. There will also be food and entertainment. Cost: Free

7:00pmVisiting Author - Jon Secada

Vero Beach Book Center - 2145 Indian River Blvd., Vero Beach FL

Jon Secada dominated the pop music charts in the early 90s, releasing hits like Just Another Day and Angel, and winning multiple GRAMMY Awards. With a career spanning over two decades, Jon Secada has sold twenty million albums, starred on Broadway, collaborated with some of the biggest artists in the music industry including Gloria Estefan, Shakira, Jennifer Lopez, Ricky Martin, Luciano Pavarotti, and Frank Sinatra, and has had numerous hits in English and Spanish, making him one of the first bilingual artists to have international crossover success, paving the way for other artists who went on to do the same.

Tuesday, October 7

9:00am - 11:00amBig Band Dance

Vero Beach Community Center - 2266 14th Avenue, Vero Beach FL

Big Band Dance Big Band Dance to the sounds of the Accidentals Band Tuesdays and Fridays 9:00am -11:00am Tickets are $2.00 per person. (tickets sold are at the door) Everyone is welcome. Vero Beach Community Center 2266 14th Avenue Vero Beach, Florida 32960 772-770-6517 Sponsored by: The City of Vero Beach Recreation Department

9:00am - 4:00pmIndian River County Master Gardeners

IRC Extension Office - 1028 20th Place, Suite D, Vero Beach FL 32960

Having trouble with your plants. Thumb not very green? No blooms? Brown spots in your yard? Bring all your plant questions to the Master Gardeners. Open from 9am to 4pm and closed for lunch from 12Noon to 1pm. It is staffed by volunteers of the Indian River County Master Gardener Program through the University of Florida. It is totally free. We solve gardening problems and test for soil Ph. Call for more information: 772-770-5030

10:00amStory Times

Indian River County Main Library - 1600 21st Street, Vero Beach FL 32960

Story Times at all branches feature storytelling, creative dramatics, fingerplays, rhymes, song, dance, and a simple craft.

10:00amBaby Sign Language

North Indian River Library - 1001 Sebastian Blvd. , Sebastian FL 32958

The sign language classes are informal, fun and educational experiences for our youngest patrons and their families. The programs focus primarily on rhymes and songs and learning of common sign language words and phrases.

10:00am - 5:00pm$25 Flat Fee Acupuncture Day

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Absolute Integrated Medicine opened doors not too long ago to those interested in a soothing and calm community acupuncture experience for much less expense. There is a flat fee of only $25. The perfect price to give acupuncture a try. Come experience the form of medicine that began in ancient China and is now widely practiced in the West. Community Days are every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 10:00 - 5:00 Friday and Saturday - 10:00 - 2:00 Call for more information: Tel: 772-770-6184 1575 Indian River Blvd ~ Suite C-136 ~ Bridgewater Building ~ Vero Beach, FL 32960

10:00am - 5:00pm$25 Flat Fee Acupuncture Day

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Absolute Integrated Medicine opened doors not too long ago to those interested in a soothing and calm community acupuncture experience for much less expense. There is a flat fee of only $25. The perfect price to give acupuncture a try. Come experience the form of medicine that began in ancient China and is now widely practiced in the West. Community Days are every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 10:00 - 5:00 Friday and Saturday - 10:00 - 2:00 Call for more information: Tel: 772-770-6184 1575 Indian River Blvd ~ Suite C-136 ~ Bridgewater Building ~ Vero Beach, FL 32960

10:30amStory Times

North Indian River Library - 1001 Sebastian Blvd. , Sebastian FL 32958

Story Times at all branches feature storytelling, creative dramatics, fingerplays, rhymes, song, dance, and a simple craft. 18 month to 3 year olds

12:30pm4-Deck Canasta

Senior Activity Center of Sebastian, - 1255 Main Street, sebastian fl

All events are $1, open to Seniors aged 50+. Our website is http://www.sebastianseniors.org

12:30pm - 4:00pmDuplicate Bridge

Vero Beach Community Center - 2266 14th Avenue, Vero Beach FL

The City of Vero Beach Recreation Department offers Duplicate Bridge at the Vero Beach Community Center 2266 14th Avenue. This ongoing session is run by bridge director Norman Hinds, 772-589-3741. Cost is $5.00 per person For more information call 770-6517. www.covb.org

1:00pm - 2:00pmBreath Blends

Brackett Library - 6155 College Lane, Vero Beach FL 32966

Breath Blends: for health, healing, circulation, relaxation and increased chi energy. Blended techniques include deep yogic breathing, balance exercises, muscle control, stretching and stress relief, utilizing chairs. Come meet our newest Instructor: Melinda. Wear comfortable clothes & just bring yourself. Ideal for those new to exercise or others seeking to cope with asthma, respiratory issues, rehab or repair. Classes require no registration. Donations suggested.

1:00pm - 3:00pmCraft 'n Chat

Brackett Library - 6155 College Lane, Vero Beach FL 32966

Location: Conference Room @ the Brackett Library Calling all crafters!! Fall into action with a fresh idea! Come by our west branch on Tuesdays for a casual craft corner with conversation. Learn a new art form, save the earth or bring new ideas to share. Create crafts out of recycled materials or use good ole fashioned methods. Stop by & check out our Chatty Craft room! Classes are open to all, on-going and require no registration. Students provide their own materials. For more info call 770-5060 x 4121.

4:00pm - 5:00pmCraft Hour

Gifford Youth Activity Center - 4875 43rd Ave, Vero Beach FL

Gifford Youth Library Tuesdays 4:00 to 5:00 Elementary age children are invited to join in the various art and crafts projects each week.

4:30pm - 5:30pmLego Club

North Indian River Library - 1001 Sebastian Blvd. , Sebastian FL 32958

This is an informal build time for Lego enthusiasts in first through 5th grade. Legos are provided, they must not bring any from home.

5:15pm - 6:15pmPilates With Janice

Heritage Center - 2140 14th Avenue, Vero Beach FL

Come enjoy Pilates With Janice when you can every Tuesday and Thursday. There's no pre-registration and no contract. It's pilates done in west coast style. Bring your own mat, strap, long towel, and light weights if you have them. Beginners are made to feel very welcome. Cost is only $5 per class. Call Janice for more information - 772.538.5223 Event title, Pilates With Janice at Vero's Heritage Center Date, In May 2013: 5/2, 5/7, 5/9, 5/14, 5/16, (not 5/21), 5/23, and 5/30 Time, 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM Cost, $5 per class Contact person, Janice 772.538.5223 Website if available, www.VeroHeritage.org

5:30pmGroup Bicycle Ride - Ride to Sebastian Inlet

Jaycee Park - 4200 Ocean Dr. , Vero Beach FL 32963

Group Bicycle Ride - Ride to Sebastian Inlet: 30 miles; all paces welcome, sponsored by Vero Cycling, Inc. 5:30 p.m. meet at Jaycee Park overflow parking lot, 4248 Ocean Dr, Vero Beach.

5:30pmABC Tai Chi

Brackett Library - 6155 College Lane, Vero Beach FL 32966

New at Brackett Library: abcTai Chi Tuesdays at 5:30pm. A=Alignment, B=Balance, C=Control. Our instructor is offering the Yang style of Tai Chi, known as the gentle art of Self Defense. Classes begin with Qigong warm up, flowing through a sequence of movements to provide enhanced health and vitality to participants. Wear comfortable clothing, come and enjoy a great class and leave refreshed.

5:30pm - 6:30pmGroup Dance Lessons

Vero Beach Community Center - 2266 14th Avenue, Vero Beach FL

The City of Vero Beach Recreation Department offers Tuesday group dance lessons at the Vero Beach Community Center. Classes offered are Waltz, Foxtrot, Swing, Rumba, Cha Cha and many more in a four week session call for the name of the dance being taught by certified instructor Joe and Shari Tessier. Cost is $8.00 per person per class Every Tuesday at 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. and at 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. For more information call 770-6517 or visit the website at www.covb.org

6:30pm - 7:30pmPajama Time

North Indian River Library - 1001 Sebastian Blvd. , Sebastian FL 32958

Stories, games, crafts and special guests (every third Tuesday) for 5 to 10 year olds and their families. Pajamas are encouraged but not required.

6:30pm - 9:00pmFree Pizza Family Night

Skate Factory - 485 27th Ave SW, Vero Beach FL 32968

Free Pizza Family Night - Every Tuesday, 6:30PM-9PM. $20 Family Deal for up to 5 people (must include at least 1 parent). Includes regular skate rental and all-you-can-eat pizza. Call for more information: 772-794-3373

7:00pmIntermediate County Line Dancing

Bethel Creek House - 4405 N Highway AIA, Vero Beach FL 32963

This is an ongoing class that can be joined at any time and is offered by the City of Vero Beach Recreation Department. Instructor Lisa Johns-Grose. Cost is $6.00 per person. For more information call 770-6517 or visit www.covb.org

7:00pm - 10:00pmTuesday Jazz Jams

Sunrise Theatre - 117 South Second Street, Fort Pierce FL 34950

The Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Society Presents: Tuesday Jazz Jams Every Tuesday, 7-10pm, Black Box Theatre

Wednesday, October 8

9:00am - 4:00pmIndian River County Master Gardeners

IRC Extension Office - 1028 20th Place, Suite D, Vero Beach FL 32960

Having trouble with your plants. Thumb not very green? No blooms? Brown spots in your yard? Bring all your plant questions to the Master Gardeners. Open from 9am to 4pm and closed for lunch from 12Noon to 1pm. It is staffed by volunteers of the Indian River County Master Gardener Program through the University of Florida. It is totally free. We solve gardening problems and test for soil Ph. Call for more information: 772-770-5030

10:00amBaby Sign Language

Indian River County Main Library - 1600 21st Street, Vero Beach FL 32960

The sign language classes are informal, fun and educational experiences for our youngest patrons and their families. The programs focus primarily on rhymes and songs and learning of common sign language words and phrases.

12:30pm - 1:30pmBeyond Balance

Brackett Library - 6155 College Lane, Vero Beach FL 32966

*New class!! Wednesdays at 12:30pm. Beyond Balance was created for those seeking improved fitness, focus, toning, training, better balance, stronger stamina and weights workout. Instructor: Teresa will help tune-up bodies to attain optimum health using weights & bands. Highlights: Toning, Range-of-Motion, Balance, Strength-Training. On-going classes require no registration. Donations requested. For more information call: 770-5060 x 4121.

3:30pmPrayerful Knitting Group

Center for Spritual Care - 1550 24th Street, Vero Beach FL 32960

Cost: $10 Suggested Donation Per Session For more information call Carol Ludwig: 772-567-1233

5:00pm - 8:00pm'Little Blue Dress Night' to benefit Hibiscus Children's Center

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Wear your favorite little blue dress on Wednesday, October 8th at the Sassy Boutique "Little Blue Dress Night" event to benefit Hibiscus Children's Center. The event is being held 5pm to 8pm at 3375 Ocean Drive in Vero Beach. Guests are encouraged to bring in gently worn clothing for teens and young adults which will be donated to the youth at the Hibiscus Village. Enjoy refreshments and great shopping! Every purchase gives you a chance to enter to win a blue cashmere wrap. A portion of the evening's proceeds will benefit Hibiscus Children's Center.

5:30pmAll Dance

Brackett Library - 6155 College Lane, Vero Beach FL 32966

Brackett Library now offering new dance tunes Wednesday nights at 5:30pm. Welcome to Julie, our new instructor. Her class will focus on Fun, Fun, Fun high energy music from 'back in the day' to 'what's playing now?' Combos of all the old favorites, plus dances making waves today! Excellent exercise for Balance, Flexibility, Toning, Circulation & Stress Relief. Promotes Total Body Health. Designed for beginners, all levels welcome. Participants need to wear comfortable clothing and prepare to shake it. Location: Multimedia Room @ the Brackett Library Donations suggested, no registration required.

5:30pm - 6:30pmBeginning Line Dance Lessons with Mary and Joe

Vero Beach Community Center - 2266 14th Avenue, Vero Beach FL

This is an ongoing class that can be joined at anytime! Vero Beach Community Center 2266 14th Avenue Vero Beach, Florida 32960 This class may take off time in the summer, call for schedule 772-770-6517 Wednesdays, 5:30pm - 6:30pm. Cost $5.00 per person. We go "slow" so why say no! Come out and learn new dances like "Pontoon" and the old classics like the "Tush Push". Line Dancing known for meeting and making new friends. Sponsored by: The City of Vero Beach Recreation Department.covb.org

5:30pm - 6:30pmTai Chi Class

Vero Beach Community Center - 2266 14th Ave, Vero Beach FL

Tai Chi is a therapeutic exercise and form of self-defense that can be practiced by anyone regardless of age or condition of health. Offered by the City of Vero Beach Recreation Department. The cost is $5.00 per person. Steve Hanson will be instructing the class.For more information call 772-770-6517 or visit the website at www.covb.org

6:00pmChildren & Youth Wednesday night programs

St. Paul's Church - 4700 N. A1A, Vero Beach FL 32963

ST. PAUL'S CHURCH - Children & Youth Wednesday night programs are held each week at 6:00 PM. Children ages 8-12 and Youth in Jr. High & High School meet at The Surf Club Hotel, 4700 Hwy. A1A. Dinner is included with games, music, bible study, community projects and crafts.

7:00pmVisiting Author, Stuart Woods @ Vero Beach Book Center

Vero Beach Book Center - 2145 Indian River Blvd., Vero Beach FL

PARIS MATCH ~ A Stone Barrington Novel STUART WOODS presents

7:00pm - 8:00pmCountry Couples Group Dance Class with Mary and Joe

Vero Beach Community Center - 2266 14th Avenue, Vero Beach FL

This is an ongoing class can be joined at anytime and no partner is necessary. This class may take off time in the summer, call for schedule 772-770-6517. Wednesdays, 7:00pm - 8:00pm. Cost is $6.00 per person. Join Mary and Joe as they take you around the floor country style. In this class you will learn to Country Two Step, The Blue Rose, Charleston Bump, Side Kick, Country Rumba and so much more. Sponsored by: The City of Vero Beach Recreation Department.covb.org

Next Week's Events

Thursday, October 9

7:00amGroup Bicycle Ride - Leaders Choice Ride:

Orchid Island Bike and Kayaks - 1175 Commerce Ave, Vero Beach Fl

Group Bicycle Ride - Leaders Choice Ride: 25-30 miles; moderate pace, sponsored by Vero Cycling, Inc.; 7 a.m. meet at Orchid Island Bikes and Kayaks, 1175 Commerce Ave., Vero Beach. Age: 18+; www.verocyclingclub.org/pages/ride-schedule

9:00am - 10:00amA.M. Aerobics Exercise Class

Vero Beach Community Center - 2266 14th Avenue, Vero Beach FL

The City of Vero Beach Recreation Department announces that the AM Aerobics classes are held at 9am on Monday's and Thursday's at the Vero Beach Community Center 2266 14th Avenue, in downtown Vero Beach. This is a full body workout class designed to meet all fitness levels. Am. Aerobics will help improve flexibility, endurance and overall health, wear comfortable clothes, aerobic shoes and bring 1 or 2 pound weights to class. Cost is $3.00 plus tax per person each day, ask about a punch card. For more information call 770-6517 or visit the website at www.covb.org

9:00am - 12:00pmWoodcarvers Meeting

The Moose Hall - 226 43rd Avenue, Vero Beach FL

The Indian River Woodcarvers meet every Thursday Morning, 9 to Noon Where: The Moose Hall, 226, 43rd Ave. Vero Beach All are welcome. For more information call Al Gustave 778-3942

9:00am - 4:00pmIndian River County Master Gardeners

IRC Extension Office - 1028 20th Place, Suite D, Vero Beach FL 32960

Having trouble with your plants. Thumb not very green? No blooms? Brown spots in your yard? Bring all your plant questions to the Master Gardeners. Open from 9am to 4pm and closed for lunch from 12Noon to 1pm. It is staffed by volunteers of the Indian River County Master Gardener Program through the University of Florida. It is totally free. We solve gardening problems and test for soil Ph. Call for more information: 772-770-5030

10:00am - 5:00pm$25 Flat Fee Acupuncture Day

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Absolute Integrated Medicine opened doors not too long ago to those interested in a soothing and calm community acupuncture experience for much less expense. There is a flat fee of only $25. The perfect price to give acupuncture a try. Come experience the form of medicine that began in ancient China and is now widely practiced in the West. Community Days are every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 10:00 - 5:00 Friday and Saturday - 10:00 - 2:00 Call for more information: Tel: 772-770-6184 1575 Indian River Blvd ~ Suite C-136 ~ Bridgewater Building ~ Vero Beach, FL 32960

12:00pmChair EZ Fit

Indian River County Main Library - 1600 21st Street, Vero Beach FL 32960

Chair EZ Fit offers techniques for breathing, balance, focus, stamina and stress relief. Instructor Teresa promotes healthy circulation, concentration, relaxation & improved sleep cycles. Enhances total body health & over all well-being. Ideal for those new to exercise or others seeking rehab or repair. On-going classes require no registration. Donations suggested. Location: Multimedia Room @ the Main Library

12:30pm - 4:00pmDuplicate Bridge

Vero Beach Community Center - 2266 14th Avenue, Vero Beach FL

The City of Vero Beach Recreation Department offers Duplicate Bridge at the Vero Beach Community Center 2266 14th Avenue. This ongoing session is run by bridge director Norman Hinds, 772-589-3741. Cost is $5.00 per person For more information call 770-6517. www.covb.org

4:00pm - 5:30pm"Pet & People Talk with Vero's Host Martin Lavander"

Planet Vero Radio - 107.9 FM Radio, Vero Beach FL

Be sure to tune into 107.9 FM Radio at 4:00 where the talk about your pets is always insightful and fun. You will also be entertained by several local guests that will keep the pulse on everything happening locally. Don't miss this fun-filled show!

4:30pm - 5:30pmLego Club

Indian River County Main Library - 1600 21st Street, Vero Beach FL 32960

This is an informal build time for Lego enthusiasts in first through 5th grade. Legos are provided, they must not bring any from home.

5:00pm - 6:00pmMilitary Moms Prayer Group

Christ Church - 925 14th Lane, Vero Beach FL 32960

Come join this interdenominational prayer group that includes women with relatives in the military and "cheerleaders" who simply have a mom's heart for our troops. New members are always welcome. Christ Church Vero Beach-behind Outback and near Vero Bowl For information, call: 231-2221

5:15pm - 6:15pmPilates With Janice

Heritage Center - 2140 14th Avenue, Vero Beach FL

Come enjoy Pilates With Janice when you can every Tuesday and Thursday. There's no pre-registration and no contract. It's pilates done in west coast style. Bring your own mat, strap, long towel, and light weights if you have them. Beginners are made to feel very welcome. Cost is only $5 per class. Call Janice for more information - 772.538.5223 Event title, Pilates With Janice at Vero's Heritage Center Date, In May 2013: 5/2, 5/7, 5/9, 5/14, 5/16, (not 5/21), 5/23, and 5/30 Time, 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM Cost, $5 per class Contact person, Janice 772.538.5223 Website if available, www.VeroHeritage.org

5:30pmABC Tai Chi

Indian River County Main Library - 1600 21st Street, Vero Beach FL 32960

New at Brackett Library: abcTai Chi Tuesdays at 5:30pm. A=Alignment, B=Balance, C=Control. Our instructor is offering the Yang style of Tai Chi, known as the gentle art of Self Defense. Classes begin with Qigong warm up, flowing through a sequence of movements to provide enhanced health and vitality to participants. Wear comfortable clothing, come and enjoy a great class and leave refreshed.

6:00pmMurder Mystery Dinner Theatre

Sunrise Theatre - 117 South Second Street, Fort Pierce FL 34950

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre - Country Cruising To Murder Thursday, Oct 9 and Friday, Oct 10 at 6pm, Black Box, Tickets: $39 (Dinner & Show)

Friday, October 10

CrossLife Fall Conference -"Avoiding the Ditches of Religion"

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CrossLife Fall Conference -"Avoiding the Ditches of Religion" Dates: October 10-12, 2104 Don't miss this exciting opportunity to hear Jim Fowler , register today! For more information visit the cross-life website. http://cross-life.us5.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=8876c35e9a97e5fb8e2f92ce6&id=206410b15c&e=c549e46116

9:00am - 11:00amBig Band Dance

Vero Beach Community Center - 2266 14th Avenue, Vero Beach FL

Big Band Dance Big Band Dance to the sounds of the Accidentals Band Tuesdays and Fridays 9:00am -11:00am Tickets are $2.00 per person. (tickets sold are at the door) Everyone is welcome. Vero Beach Community Center 2266 14th Avenue Vero Beach, Florida 32960 772-770-6517 Sponsored by: The City of Vero Beach Recreation Department

9:00am - 4:00pmIndian River County Master Gardeners

IRC Extension Office - 1028 20th Place, Suite D, Vero Beach FL 32960

Having trouble with your plants. Thumb not very green? No blooms? Brown spots in your yard? Bring all your plant questions to the Master Gardeners. Open from 9am to 4pm and closed for lunch from 12Noon to 1pm. It is staffed by volunteers of the Indian River County Master Gardener Program through the University of Florida. It is totally free. We solve gardening problems and test for soil Ph. Call for more information: 772-770-5030

10:00amWriter's Windowpane

Indian River County Main Library - 1600 21st Street, Vero Beach FL 32960

Writers WindowPane: Beginner writers: bring your ideas! Collaborate, Create, Critique! Welcome novice to advanced, published or not. Every Friday weekly meets for all genres, styles. Writers may bring samples of their work to be read to the group for discussion and or critique. For more information please call 770-5060 x4121. Location: Florida History Room @ the Main Library

6:00pmMurder Mystery Dinner Theatre

Sunrise Theatre - 117 South Second Street, Fort Pierce FL

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre - Country Cruising To Murder Thursday, Oct 9 and Friday, Oct 10 at 6pm, Black Box, Tickets: $39 (Dinner & Show)

7:30pmFriday Night Dance Parties

Vero Beach Community Center - 2266 14th Avenue, Vero Beach FL

The City of Vero Beach Recreation Department is sponsoring the Friday Night Dance Parties at the Vero Beach Community Center 2266 14th Avenue in downtown Vero Beach. This Friday Dance Party features host and hostess Jim and Donna Mitchell playing the music of the 50's thru today's popular dance tunes. Doors open at 7:30pm. Cost is $10.00 per person. For more information call the City of Vero Beach Recreation Department Community Center at (772) 770-6517 or stop in and pick up a flyer, or visit the website at www.covb.org

Saturday, October 11

7:00amBeachside Half Marathon - Benefits Healthy Start

Riverside Park - 3001 Riverside Drive, Vero Beach FL

Registration opens at 6am and the Half Marathon will begin at 7am. The course is a USTAF Certified Course through Vero's beautiful Oceanside. The Kids Run & Toddler Dash will begin at approximately 9:45am. If you would like to get involved and be an event sponsor or volunteer, please contact us at info@irchealthystart.org . For more information, or to register for the race, please visit our website.

7:15amGroup Bicycle Ride - Saturday Fast Ride

Panera Bread - 2001 Indian River Blvd, Vero Beach FL 32960

Group Bicycle Ride - Saturday Fast Ride: 30-40 miles; sponsored by Vero Cycling, Inc. 7:15 a.m. meet at Panera Bread, 2001 Indian River Blvd, Vero Beach. Age 18+; www.verocyclingclub.org/pages/ride-schedule

8:00amGroup Bicycle Ride - Keep Calm, Cycle On Ride:

Jaycee Park - 4200 Ocean Dr. , Vero Beach FL 32963

Group Bicycle Ride - Keep Calm, Cycle On Ride: 15+/- miles; slow pace; sponsored by Vero Cycling, Inc. 8:00 a.m. meet at Jaycee Park overflow parking lot, 4248 Ocean Dr, Vero Beach. Age 18+; www.verocyclingclub.org/pages/ride-schedule

8:00am - 10:30amCanoe Excursion

Environmental Learning Center - 255 Live Oak Drive, Wabasso Island, Vero Beach FL 32963

Join our experienced Canoe Guides while you paddle a canoe on the Indian River Lagoon. We'll be exploring "off the beaten path" canoe trails. Water birds and mangrove tree crabs abound. Perhaps we'll even spot a dolphin or manatee. Canoe rental & gear included in fee. This is a group tour. You will be paddling a canoe. The fee includes canoe rental and gear. Call (772) 589-5050 ext. 114 to make a reservation. $15/adult $7/child ($3 discount for ELC members - consider becoming a member of the ELC to benefit from the discount.)

8:00am - 12:00pmAmerican Legion Post 189 Flea Market

American Legion Auxiliary Post 189 - 807 Louisiana Ave., Sebastian FL

The Second Saturday of every month the American Legion Post 189 will host a monthly Flea Market. Vendors welcome. For information call:772-473-0720. Breakfast is available.

8:00am - 12:00pmThe Farmers Market Oceanside

Corner of Dahlia and Ocean Drive - Ocean Dr & Dahlia Ln, Vero Beach FL

The Farmers' Market OceanSide Vero Beach is open weekly every Saturday. Our Market Mission is to provide healthy, fresh foods and horticultural products to the patrons of our market. We also wish to encourage our shoppers to visit Vero's unique beachside shopping district and delicious restaurants nearby, many are within walking distance of the market. WANT TO BECOME A VENDOR? Contact Dave today at 772 321-4145 Fax: 772-204-0686 info@verobeachoba.com

8:00am - 1:00pmJazz Society Craft Market

Fort Pierce Downtown Waterfront - 480 N. Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce FL

Every Saturday, the Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Society hosts a Jazz Market "featuring creative arts & crafts" in Historic Downtown Fort Pierce on the waterfront of the Indian River. Original hand made crafts, stained glass, Highwaymen paintings, hand-painted glassware and much, more are available for purchase. Funds raised support education programs and local scholarships. For more information, please email: TheMarket@jazzsociety.org

8:30amMaking Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

Riverview Park on Sebastian's waterfront - Indian River Dr. and C.R.512, Sebastian FL

Take that step with us at the American Cancer Society Making Strides of Indian River walk. It will take each and every one of us to rally together and finish the fight against breast cancer. Just a few hours of your time at our non-competitive, 5K (3.1 mile) event will help bring a lifetime of change for people facing breast cancer and their families. Check in @ 7:30am For more information: 772-562-2272 Michelle Oesterle

8:30am - 12:30pmSpoil Island Clean-Up

Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute at FAU - 5600 US 1 North, Fort Pierce FL 34946

Sat Oct 11 Spoil Island Clean-up of SL2 in the Indian River Lagoon 8:30a.m.-12:30p.m. We provide transportation to the island and icy bottled water - you bring a bag lunch, gloves, hand tools and bug spray. For info and reservations on the boat call 772-242-2559.

10:00am - 2:00pmTouch A Truck Family Festival

Indian River County Fairgrounds - 7955 58th Ave , Vero Beach FL 32967

The Touch A Truck Family Festival is returning to the Indian River County Fairgrounds with more than 40 vehicles - ranging from tractors to big rigs to fire engines. All vehicles are kid-friendly and children are encouraged to explore, climb inside, beep the horns and learn from the truck professionals. The $5 ticket price also includes face painting, games, bounce houses, a petting zoo and arts & crafts activities. Proceeds benefit Childcare Resources, providing access to affordable, high quality childcare to deserving families in Indian River.

10:00am - 4:30pmOn Exhibit - Carol Brown Goldberg

Vero Beach Museum of Art - 3001 Riverside Park Drive, Vero Beach FL 33163

Carol Brown Goldberg: Recent Works September 20, 2014 - January 4, 2015 Since the late 19th century, artists have often compared the use of design and color with the work of modern musical composers, with each form or hue corresponding to musical phrases and tones. Carol Brown Goldberg carries on this "chromesthetic" tradition in her recent paintings, creating, in the words of one critic, "glorious color-saturated paintings that make us feel heavenly."

11:00am - 12:00pmMuseum Turtle Tour For Children

Vero Beach Museum of Art - 3001 Riverside Park Drive, Vero Beach FL 33163

Explore this month's exhibit. Call to reserve a spot for young visitors (ages 3-6) to explore an exhibition and then create their own mini-masterpiece. Please register by Monday before each date by calling (772) 231-0707. Free with VBMA Family Membership, $5 per non-member child.

3:00pmYouth Rodeo Buckle Series - Fellsmere

Fellsmere Riding Club - 13101 99th St, Fellsmere FL 32948

Steven Mauldin Memorial Youth Rodeo Buckle Series at the Fellsmere Riding Club. Free Admission! BBQ, Hamburgers and Hotdogs at Concessions. Sponsored by Fellsmere feed and Farm For more information call Wayne Henderson 772.743.0989

5:00pm - 7:00pmArt Beat on the Street

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Artists, Authors, Antiques, Music and More! Downtown Ft. Pierce on 2nd Street

6:00pmVeggie Tales Live! "Silly Song Sing-along"

Vero Beach High School Performing Arts Center - 1707 16th Street, Vero Beach FL 32960

"VeggieTales Live! Silly Song Sing-Along" Are you ready to get silly? Join Bob, Larry and the rest of the VeggieTales® crew live and in person (vegetable person that is!) as they take to the stage in the all-new VeggieTales Live! Silly Song Sing-Along show. Experience VeggieTales like never before in a delightfully entertaining and inspiring show filled with silly song favorites like "Love My Lips" and "The Hairbrush Song," and inspiring songs like the "Thankfulness Song".

Sunday, October 12

7:15amGroup Bicycle Ride - Sunday Fast Ride:

Panera Bread - 2001 Indian River Blvd, Vero Beach FL 32960

Group Bicycle Ride - Sunday Fast Ride: 30-40 miles; sponsored by Vero Cycling, Inc. 7:15 a.m. meet at Panera Bread, 2001 Indian River Blvd, Vero Beach. Age 18+; www.verocyclingclub.org/pages/ride-schedule

9:00amStudy "Jesus in Exodus" with Bill Proctor

St. Paul's Church - 4700 N. A1A, Vero Beach FL 32963

Join Bill Proctor for the "Jesus in Exodus" Bible Study for Adults. All are welcome to come! Please call Bill for more information: (772) 231-2221

9:00am - 12:00pmKashi Sunday Market

Kashi Ashram - 11155 Roseland Road, Sebastian FL 32958

Local Artists & Crafters, Bric-a-brac, Jewelry, Seasonal Organic Produce, Tarot Readings, facials and bodywork, Vintage Items, Handmade Goats-milk Soaps and Body Products. HOT cinnamon rolls, Organic Coffees, Home-baked Goods Freshly Prepared Lunch Buffet $10.00 Ashram's Tours and Kid's tours of the goats & chickens. For more info: Sunanda 404 308 8392 kashisundaymarket@gmail.com

10:00amColumbus Day Guest Pre

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship - 1590 27th Avenue, Vero Beach FL

CRYSTAL BUJOL TO PREACH AT UU FELLOWSHIP ON COLUMBUS DAY - "DREAM A NEW DREAM" With Columbus Day falling this year on Sunday, October 12, Rev. Crystal Bujol will be guest speaker in the pulpit of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Vero Beach, her sermon entitled "Dream a New Dream." The worship service will begin at 10 a.m. with religious education and childcare available at that time. For more information, call 772-778-5880. Visitors are always welcome.

10:00amGroup Bicycle Ride - No One Left Behind Ride

Riverside Park - 3001 Riverside Drive, Vero Beach FL

Group Bicycle Ride - No One Left Behind Ride: 15-30 miles; moderate pace; sponsored by Vero Cycling, Inc.; 10 a.m. meet at Riverside Park near the Barber Bridge restrooms, 3341 Bridge Plaza Dr. Age 18+; www.verocyclingclub.org/pages/ride-schedule

Monday, October 13

9:00am - 10:00amA.M. Aerobics Exercise Class

Vero Beach Community Center - 2266 14th Avenue, Vero Beach FL

The City of Vero Beach Recreation Department announces that the AM Aerobics classes are held at 9am on Monday's and Thursday's at the Vero Beach Community Center 2266 14th Avenue, in downtown Vero Beach. This is a full body workout class designed to meet all fitness levels. Am. Aerobics will help improve flexibility, endurance and overall health, wear comfortable clothes, aerobic shoes and bring 1 or 2 pound weights to class. Cost is $3.00 plus tax per person each day, ask about a punch card. For more information call 770-6517 or visit the website at www.covb.org

9:00am - 4:00pmIndian River County Master Gardeners

IRC Extension Office - 1028 20th Place, Suite D, Vero Beach FL 32960

Having trouble with your plants. Thumb not very green? No blooms? Brown spots in your yard? Bring all your plant questions to the Master Gardeners. Open from 9am to 4pm and closed for lunch from 12Noon to 1pm. It is staffed by volunteers of the Indian River County Master Gardener Program through the University of Florida. It is totally free. We solve gardening problems and test for soil Ph. Call for more information: 772-770-5030

10:30amStory Times

North Indian River Library - 1001 Sebastian Blvd. , Sebastian FL 32958

Story Times at all branches feature storytelling, creative dramatics, fingerplays, rhymes, song, dance, and a simple craft.North IRC Library 3 to 5 year olds

5:30pmYoganights Class

Indian River County Main Library - 1600 21st Street, Vero Beach FL 32960

Yoga classes on Monday nites at 5:30pm. Instructor, Melinda, covers all levels of Gentle Yoga, with emphasis on breathing and stretching. Great for Balance, Flexibility, Focus, Stress Relief & Relaxation. For ages 16 and older. Call for more information - (772) 770-5060 ext. 4121

6:00pmQuarter Auction

American Legion Auxiliary Post 189 - 807 Louisiana Ave., Sebastian FL

American Legion Auxiliary Quarter Auction Monday October 13th 6:00 Pm at the American Legion Post 189 807 Louisiana Ave. This month we are sponsoring the Sebastian River Middle School Cowboy River Run. Come for a night of fun while helping a good cause. Hot dogs,Hamburgers, Fries, Salads, Dessert will be provided by the American Legion for a reasonable price.

6:30pmOpen IR Bromeliad Society Meeting

Garden Club of IRC - 2526 17th Avenue, Vero Beach FL

The Indian River Bromeliad Society is inviting the public to attend the October 13th monthly meeting. It will be held at the Garden Club of Indian River County located at 2526 17th Avenue, Vero Beach. Doors open at 6:30pm. The program begins at 7:00pm. Our guest speaker is Dave Johnston. His topic will be, "Bromeliad Jeopardy!" We will be playing an educational game of Jeopardy with bromeliads as prizes. It is going to be a lot of fun. Don't miss it!! See our website for further information or email us: IRBromeliadSociety@gmail.com.

Tuesday, October 14

9:00am - 11:00amBig Band Dance

Vero Beach Community Center - 2266 14th Avenue, Vero Beach FL

Big Band Dance Big Band Dance to the sounds of the Accidentals Band Tuesdays and Fridays 9:00am -11:00am Tickets are $2.00 per person. (tickets sold are at the door) Everyone is welcome. Vero Beach Community Center 2266 14th Avenue Vero Beach, Florida 32960 772-770-6517 Sponsored by: The City of Vero Beach Recreation Department

9:00am - 4:00pmIndian River County Master Gardeners

IRC Extension Office - 1028 20th Place, Suite D, Vero Beach FL 32960

Having trouble with your plants. Thumb not very green? No blooms? Brown spots in your yard? Bring all your plant questions to the Master Gardeners. Open from 9am to 4pm and closed for lunch from 12Noon to 1pm. It is staffed by volunteers of the Indian River County Master Gardener Program through the University of Florida. It is totally free. We solve gardening problems and test for soil Ph. Call for more information: 772-770-5030

10:00amBaby Sign Language

North Indian River Library - 1001 Sebastian Blvd. , Sebastian FL 32958

The sign language classes are informal, fun and educational experiences for our youngest patrons and their families. The programs focus primarily on rhymes and songs and learning of common sign language words and phrases.

10:00amStory Times

Indian River County Main Library - 1600 21st Street, Vero Beach FL 32960

Story Times at all branches feature storytelling, creative dramatics, fingerplays, rhymes, song, dance, and a simple craft.

10:00am - 5:00pm$25 Flat Fee Acupuncture Day

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Absolute Integrated Medicine opened doors not too long ago to those interested in a soothing and calm community acupuncture experience for much less expense. There is a flat fee of only $25. The perfect price to give acupuncture a try. Come experience the form of medicine that began in ancient China and is now widely practiced in the West. Community Days are every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 10:00 - 5:00 Friday and Saturday - 10:00 - 2:00 Call for more information: Tel: 772-770-6184 1575 Indian River Blvd ~ Suite C-136 ~ Bridgewater Building ~ Vero Beach, FL 32960

10:00am - 5:00pm$25 Flat Fee Acupuncture Day

Location - Check Event Description - Details in description, Vero Beach FL

Absolute Integrated Medicine opened doors not too long ago to those interested in a soothing and calm community acupuncture experience for much less expense. There is a flat fee of only $25. The perfect price to give acupuncture a try. Come experience the form of medicine that began in ancient China and is now widely practiced in the West. Community Days are every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 10:00 - 5:00 Friday and Saturday - 10:00 - 2:00 Call for more information: Tel: 772-770-6184 1575 Indian River Blvd ~ Suite C-136 ~ Bridgewater Building ~ Vero Beach, FL 32960

10:30amStory Times

North Indian River Library - 1001 Sebastian Blvd. , Sebastian FL 32958

Story Times at all branches feature storytelling, creative dramatics, fingerplays, rhymes, song, dance, and a simple craft. 18 month to 3 year olds

12:30pm4-Deck Canasta

Senior Activity Center of Sebastian, - 1255 Main Street, sebastian fl

All events are $1, open to Seniors aged 50+. Our website is http://www.sebastianseniors.org

12:30pm - 4:00pmDuplicate Bridge

Vero Beach Community Center - 2266 14th Avenue, Vero Beach FL

The City of Vero Beach Recreation Department offers Duplicate Bridge at the Vero Beach Community Center 2266 14th Avenue. This ongoing session is run by bridge director Norman Hinds, 772-589-3741. Cost is $5.00 per person For more information call 770-6517. www.covb.org

1:00pm - 2:00pmBreath Blends

Brackett Library - 6155 College Lane, Vero Beach FL 32966

Breath Blends: for health, healing, circulation, relaxation and increased chi energy. Blended techniques include deep yogic breathing, balance exercises, muscle control, stretching and stress relief, utilizing chairs. Come meet our newest Instructor: Melinda. Wear comfortable clothes & just bring yourself. Ideal for those new to exercise or others seeking to cope with asthma, respiratory issues, rehab or repair. Classes require no registration. Donations suggested.

1:00pm - 3:00pmCraft 'n Chat

Brackett Library - 6155 College Lane, Vero Beach FL 32966

Location: Conference Room @ the Brackett Library Calling all crafters!! Fall into action with a fresh idea! Come by our west branch on Tuesdays for a casual craft corner with conversation. Learn a new art form, save the earth or bring new ideas to share. Create crafts out of recycled materials or use good ole fashioned methods. Stop by & check out our Chatty Craft room! Classes are open to all, on-going and require no registration. Students provide their own materials. For more info call 770-5060 x 4121.

4:00pm - 5:00pmCraft Hour

Gifford Youth Activity Center - 4875 43rd Ave, Vero Beach FL

Gifford Youth Library Tuesdays 4:00 to 5:00 Elementary age children are invited to join in the various art and crafts projects each week.

4:30pm - 5:30pmLego Club

North Indian River Library - 1001 Sebastian Blvd. , Sebastian FL 32958

This is an informal build time for Lego enthusiasts in first through 5th grade. Legos are provided, they must not bring any from home.

5:00pmAAUW Annual Potluck Supper

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Bring your favorite dish and enjoy others' favorites as well. Speaker is Ann Decker, Executive Director Indian River State College Foundation. She will be discussing the IRSC Scholarship Fund and Life Long Learning Program. Time: 5 p.m. Date: Tuesday, Oct. 14 Location: Our Savior Lutheran Church, 1840 6th Avenue, Vero Beach The Vero Beach Branch of the AAUW is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that operates to promote equality for all women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. We sponsor scholarships, grants and fellowships to women.

5:15pm - 6:15pmPilates With Janice

Heritage Center - 2140 14th Avenue, Vero Beach FL

Come enjoy Pilates With Janice when you can every Tuesday and Thursday. There's no pre-registration and no contract. It's pilates done in west coast style. Bring your own mat, strap, long towel, and light weights if you have them. Beginners are made to feel very welcome. Cost is only $5 per class. Call Janice for more information - 772.538.5223 Event title, Pilates With Janice at Vero's Heritage Center Date, In May 2013: 5/2, 5/7, 5/9, 5/14, 5/16, (not 5/21), 5/23, and 5/30 Time, 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM Cost, $5 per class Contact person, Janice 772.538.5223 Website if available, www.VeroHeritage.org

5:30pmGroup Bicycle Ride - Ride to Sebastian Inlet

Jaycee Park - 4200 Ocean Dr. , Vero Beach FL 32963

Group Bicycle Ride - Ride to Sebastian Inlet: 30 miles; all paces welcome, sponsored by Vero Cycling, Inc. 5:30 p.m. meet at Jaycee Park overflow parking lot, 4248 Ocean Dr, Vero Beach.

5:30pmABC Tai Chi

Brackett Library - 6155 College Lane, Vero Beach FL 32966

New at Brackett Library: abcTai Chi Tuesdays at 5:30pm. A=Alignment, B=Balance, C=Control. Our instructor is offering the Yang style of Tai Chi, known as the gentle art of Self Defense. Classes begin with Qigong warm up, flowing through a sequence of movements to provide enhanced health and vitality to participants. Wear comfortable clothing, come and enjoy a great class and leave refreshed.

5:30pm - 6:30pmGroup Dance Lessons

Vero Beach Community Center - 2266 14th Avenue, Vero Beach FL

The City of Vero Beach Recreation Department offers Tuesday group dance lessons at the Vero Beach Community Center. Classes offered are Waltz, Foxtrot, Swing, Rumba, Cha Cha and many more in a four week session call for the name of the dance being taught by certified instructor Joe and Shari Tessier. Cost is $8.00 per person per class Every Tuesday at 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. and at 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. For more information call 770-6517 or visit the website at www.covb.org

6:30pm - 7:30pmPajama Time

North Indian River Library - 1001 Sebastian Blvd. , Sebastian FL 32958

Stories, games, crafts and special guests (every third Tuesday) for 5 to 10 year olds and their families. Pajamas are encouraged but not required.

6:30pm - 9:00pmFree Pizza Family Night

Skate Factory - 485 27th Ave SW, Vero Beach FL 32968

Free Pizza Family Night - Every Tuesday, 6:30PM-9PM. $20 Family Deal for up to 5 people (must include at least 1 parent). Includes regular skate rental and all-you-can-eat pizza. Call for more information: 772-794-3373

7:00pmIntermediate County Line Dancing

Bethel Creek House - 4405 N Highway AIA, Vero Beach FL 32963

This is an ongoing class that can be joined at any time and is offered by the City of Vero Beach Recreation Department. Instructor Lisa Johns-Grose. Cost is $6.00 per person. For more information call 770-6517 or visit www.covb.org

7:00pm - 10:00pmTuesday Jazz Jams

Sunrise Theatre - 117 South Second Street, Fort Pierce FL 34950

The Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Society Presents: Tuesday Jazz Jams Every Tuesday, 7-10pm, Black Box Theatre

Wednesday, October 15

9:00am - 4:00pmIndian River County Master Gardeners

IRC Extension Office - 1028 20th Place, Suite D, Vero Beach FL 32960

Having trouble with your plants. Thumb not very green? No blooms? Brown spots in your yard? Bring all your plant questions to the Master Gardeners. Open from 9am to 4pm and closed for lunch from 12Noon to 1pm. It is staffed by volunteers of the Indian River County Master Gardener Program through the University of Florida. It is totally free. We solve gardening problems and test for soil Ph. Call for more information: 772-770-5030

10:00amBaby Sign Language

Indian River County Main Library - 1600 21st Street, Vero Beach FL 32960

The sign language classes are informal, fun and educational experiences for our youngest patrons and their families. The programs focus primarily on rhymes and songs and learning of common sign language words and phrases.

11:45amTennis Round Robin Oktoberfest

Riverside Racquet Complex - 350 Dahlia Lane, Vero Beach FL 32963

RIVERSIDE RACQUET COMPLEX JOIN US FOR OKTOBERFEST ROUND ROBIN TENNIS DRILLS WITH PRO KEN MACDOUGALL LUNCH AND GIVEAWAYS (covered dishes & desserts are welcomed) CHECK IN 11:45 A.M. START AT 12:00 -2:00P.M. PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY REGISTRATION DEADLINE MONDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2014 MAXMIUM 24 SPACES AVAILABLE $11.00 MEMBER $13.00 NON-MEMBER For more information contact Gaby Dwyer at 231-4787.

12:30pm - 1:30pmBeyond Balance

Brackett Library - 6155 College Lane, Vero Beach FL 32966

*New class!! Wednesdays at 12:30pm. Beyond Balance was created for those seeking improved fitness, focus, toning, training, better balance, stronger stamina and weights workout. Instructor: Teresa will help tune-up bodies to attain optimum health using weights & bands. Highlights: Toning, Range-of-Motion, Balance, Strength-Training. On-going classes require no registration. Donations requested. For more information call: 770-5060 x 4121.

3:30pmPrayerful Knitting Group

Center for Spritual Care - 1550 24th Street, Vero Beach FL 32960

Cost: $10 Suggested Donation Per Session For more information call Carol Ludwig: 772-567-1233

5:30pmAll Dance

Brackett Library - 6155 College Lane, Vero Beach FL 32966

Brackett Library now offering new dance tunes Wednesday nights at 5:30pm. Welcome to Julie, our new instructor. Her class will focus on Fun, Fun, Fun high energy music from 'back in the day' to 'what's playing now?' Combos of all the old favorites, plus dances making waves today! Excellent exercise for Balance, Flexibility, Toning, Circulation & Stress Relief. Promotes Total Body Health. Designed for beginners, all levels welcome. Participants need to wear comfortable clothing and prepare to shake it. Location: Multimedia Room @ the Brackett Library Donations suggested, no registration required.

5:30pm - 6:30pmBeginning Line Dance Lessons with Mary and Joe

Vero Beach Community Center - 2266 14th Avenue, Vero Beach FL

This is an ongoing class that can be joined at anytime! Vero Beach Community Center 2266 14th Avenue Vero Beach, Florida 32960 This class may take off time in the summer, call for schedule 772-770-6517 Wednesdays, 5:30pm - 6:30pm. Cost $5.00 per person. We go "slow" so why say no! Come out and learn new dances like "Pontoon" and the old classics like the "Tush Push". Line Dancing known for meeting and making new friends. Sponsored by: The City of Vero Beach Recreation Department.covb.org

5:30pm - 6:30pmTai Chi Class

Vero Beach Community Center - 2266 14th Ave, Vero Beach FL

Tai Chi is a therapeutic exercise and form of self-defense that can be practiced by anyone regardless of age or condition of health. Offered by the City of Vero Beach Recreation Department. The cost is $5.00 per person. Steve Hanson will be instructing the class.For more information call 772-770-6517 or visit the website at www.covb.org

6:00pmChildren & Youth Wednesday night programs

St. Paul's Church - 4700 N. A1A, Vero Beach FL 32963

ST. PAUL'S CHURCH - Children & Youth Wednesday night programs are held each week at 6:00 PM. Children ages 8-12 and Youth in Jr. High & High School meet at The Surf Club Hotel, 4700 Hwy. A1A. Dinner is included with games, music, bible study, community projects and crafts.

7:00pm - 8:00pmCountry Couples Group Dance Class with Mary and Joe

Vero Beach Community Center - 2266 14th Avenue, Vero Beach FL

This is an ongoing class can be joined at anytime and no partner is necessary. This class may take off time in the summer, call for schedule 772-770-6517. Wednesdays, 7:00pm - 8:00pm. Cost is $6.00 per person. Join Mary and Joe as they take you around the floor country style. In this class you will learn to Country Two Step, The Blue Rose, Charleston Bump, Side Kick, Country Rumba and so much more. Sponsored by: The City of Vero Beach Recreation Department.covb.org

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