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FRIDAY JUNE 25

• Indian River's Got Talent: Use Your Talent to Support the Environmental learning Center. Step up, be brave, let loose and help us unite the community in a celebration of what makes Indian River truly special.

Individual and group video submissions by any age are being accepted now at - IndianRiversGotTalent.com. You must be a resident of Indian River County.

The deadline date has not yet been set as we are waiting to see when folks feel comfortable gathering and practicing their acts together, but it will likely be Fall 2021 with finale at ELC’s new event pavilion in early 2022.

Check back here for the deadline date - https://www.discoverelc.org/irgt and follow us on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/indianriversgottalent.

• Pelican Island Audubon Society Summer Camps: Give your child a summer of outdoor adventure, exploration, and education at Pelican Island Audubon Society’s summer camp!

There is one more one week-long camp session from July 26-30. The camp is appropriate for children aged 10-17.

Register online at - https://bit.ly/3z54ivI .

The camp is held at Audubon House, 195 9th St. SE (Oslo Road), in Vero Beach.

The cost is $200 per week. For sibling and/or additional weeks are $185. Space is not guaranteed until full payment is made, and confirmation is received. Limited scholarships are available.

Space is limited to eight children per session. Activities include kayaking, wildlife & plant identification, outdoor adventures, hiking, science education, and more!

Payment can be made online via credit card or contact the Audubon office at 772-567-3520 for alternative payment options (check or cash).

• Creative Arts Camp: Weekly Creative Art Camps for children and teens at the Vero Beach Art Club Annex & Gallery.

The Vero Beach Art Club is hosting a summer Fine Arts Camp program for 3 different age groups. Children ages 4 - 8 years old; artists aged 8 and up; and teen artists 11 years of age an up.

The Fine Arts Camp will be offered weekly, Monday - Friday, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  through Friday July 23

The cost is $150 per week, per person

Sign up online at - www.verobeachartclub.org.

Learn more at - https://www.verobeachartclub.org/summer-camp-2021.

Questions? Call the Vero Beach Art Club office at - (772) 217-3345 or email - info@verobeachartclub.org.

All materials will be provided by the Art Club Annex & Gallery.

The Art Club Annex & Gallery is located at 1903 14th Ave. in Vero Beach.

• Summer Kids Camp at BigShots Golf: Have you signed your LittleShot up for our Summer Kids Camps yet? If not there’s still time to register and let your kiddo (age 7-12) learn from our experts! These are weekly camp sessions.

There are 2 more camps in July from July 12th to the 16th, and from July 26th to the 30th.

Learn more at - https://verobigshots.com/. Call (772) 979-4653 for details.

BigShots Golf is located at 3456 U.S. 1 in Vero Beach.

FRIDAY JUNE 25 and SATURDAY JUNE 26

• Madagascar - A Musical Adventure: The Vero Beach High School Summer Drama Camp presents Madagascar - A Musical Adventure.

Purchase tickets online here - https://www.tix.com/ticket-sales/indianriverschools/5018.

The performance is being put on by students who attended the VBHS summer dram camp where they learned and rehearsed this musical, as well as the orchestral arraignments, lights, sound, costumes, and set.

The counselors will run the show technically while the campers perform in the show.

Performance Dates: Friday June 25 @ 7 PM; Saturday June 26 @ 7 PM

Ticket Information: General Admission tickets are $10. Purchase tickets online at - www.IndianRiverSchools.tix.com or email - VBHStickets@gmail.com.

SATURDAY JUNE 26

• Free Admission Saturday: Admission to the Vero Beach Art Museum is free on Saturday June 26 and Museum Studios themed take-home Art Kits will be available for FREE as well to visitors who register ahead of time. The kits will be available between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Register ahead of time at - https://www.vbmuseum.org/programs/kids-and-families/.

THURSDAY JULY 1

• The Human Element Exhibit: Come visit the Emerson Center in Vero Beach to see the latest Art at the Emerson exhibit - The Human Element.

It featuring local artists and photographers who have captured the mysterious expressions of the human body.

The exhibit will be on display through July 1.

Learn more at - https://artattheemerson.com/the-human-element-june-july.

The Emerson Center is located at 1590 27th Ave. in Vero Beach.

• Live Entertainment at Heaton's of Vero Beach: Join us at Heaton's all July long for an exciting live music schedule!

* Thursday July 1 - Josh Dobson Acoustic 5 p.m.

* Friday July 2 - Seawind 5 p.m.

* Saturday July 3 - Damion Suomi 1 p.m.

* Sunday July 4 - Paul Skyland 5 p.m.

Learn more at - https://heatonsverobeach.com/events

Heaton's is located at 3500 Ocean Drive in Vero Beach.

SATURDAY JULY 3

• Sebastian Freedom Festival: Sebastian will celebrate the 4th on Saturday July 3. There will be a parade from 8:30 a.m. to about 9:30 a.m. along Indian River Drive from Central Avenue north to Riverview Park at U.S. 1 and County Road 512. The Festival is from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Riverview Park featuring food, vendors, live music and kids activities. Fireworks begin at 9 p.m.

**All activities are on Saturday, July 3**

Learn more at - https://e-clubhouse.org/userfiles/8748/file/VendorsInfo2021%20NEW(1).pdf.

SUNDAY JULY 4

•"BOOM on the Lagoon": Pack up the family - grab your friends - and head to Riverside Park for a truly memorable 4th of July. Don't forget lawn chairs & blankets.

Starting at 5pm, "Johnny and the Blaze" takes the main stage with music from country to rock. Food trucks, contests, trivia games, children's activities and more.

Fireworks by Zambelli Fireworks, famous for spectacular pyrotechnics & special effects, will begin at 9 p.m. with synchronized music programming.

BOOM ON THE LAGOON is presented by the City of Vero Beach in collaboration with multiple business sponsors and community members.

Riverside Park is located at 3001 Riverside Park Drive in Vero Beach.

TUESDAY JULY 6

• Take Home Art Kits: Museum Babies & Toddlers Themed take-home art kits will be provided to registered visitors of the Vero Beach Art Museum on Tuesday July 6. The art kits include color reproductions of artworks, looking and learning questions, and materials to make your own artwork.

Pickup on Tuesday between 9:30 – 11 am at the Museum. Free. Register at - https://www.vbmuseum.org/programs/kids-and-families/museum-toddlers-2/.

SATURDAY JULY 10

• NBHA FL03 District Show: The Indian River Riding Club will host The National Barrel Horse Association FL03 District Show from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday July 10. Exhibition: 5 p.m.; Show: 7 p.m.; $300 ADDED; Fees: Open $35; Youth $30; Senior $10; Non-Member Fee $10. The Indian River Riding Club is located at 6250 37th St. in Vero Beach. Learn more at -  https://www.nbhafl03.com/shows/.

TUESDAY JULY 13

• “The Pistol” and "“The Piano”: The Vero Beach Museum of Art is pleased to present “The Pistol”, a 2018 short film, and “The Piano”, a 1993 feature length film; on Tuesday July 13 at 7 p.m. in the VBMA Leonhardt Auditorium.

Pre-registration is required. Tickets: $16 members, $18 non-members, per person, per film.

To register visit the website - vbmuseum.org, or call 772 231 0707, Ext. 136.

Guest speaker and filmmaker Xaque Gruber will provide introductory remarks on the cinematic importance of each film and share his personal connections to and experience at the Cannes Film Festival.

Vero Beach Museum of Art is located at 3001 Riverside Park Drive in Vero Beach.

WEDNESDAY JULY 14

• One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest: Tickets are on sale now for the Vero Beach Theatre Guild's production of One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest. It opens on July 14 and runs through July 25.

The show runs from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

For more information or to purchase tickets, $15-$30, visit -  www.verobeachtheatreguild.com, call (772) 562-8300, or email -  verobeachtheatreguild@gmail.com.

The box office is open Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and one hour before show times.

The Vero Beach Theatre Guild is located at 2020 San Juan Ave., Vero Beach.

TUESDAY JULY 20

• “Anna” and “Anna”: The Vero Beach Museum of Art is pleased to present the films: “Anna", a 2019 short film; and “Anna”, a 1987 feature length film; on Tuesday July 20 at 7 p.m. in the VBMA Leonhardt Auditorium.

Pre-registration is required. Tickets: $16 members, $18 non-members, per person, per film.

To register visit the website - vbmuseum.org, or call 772 231 0707, Ext. 136.

Guest speaker and filmmaker Xaque Gruber will provide introductory remarks on the cinematic importance of each film and share his personal connections to and experience at the Cannes Film Festival.

Vero Beach Museum of Art is located at 3001 Riverside Park Drive in Vero Beach.

TUESDAY JULY 27

• “12 Zloty" and “Persepolis”: The Vero Beach Museum of Art is pleased to present the films “12 Zloty", a 2018 short film; and “Persepolis”, a 2007 feature length film; on Tuesday July 20 at 7 p.m. in the in the VBMA Leonhardt Auditorium.

Pre-registration is required. Tickets: $16 members, $18 non-members, per person, per film.

To register visit the website - vbmuseum.org, or call 772 231 0707, Ext. 136.

Guest speaker and filmmaker Xaque Gruber will provide introductory remarks on the cinematic importance of each film and share his personal connections to and experience at the Cannes Film Festival.

Vero Beach Museum of Art is located at 3001 Riverside Park Drive in Vero Beach.

SUNDAY AUGUST 8

•"Summon the Heroes: Music of the Olympics": The Space Coast Symphony Orchestra performs - "Summon the Heroes: Music of the Olympics". This is a multi-media concert with archival and news footage, original film and photo choreography. It happens at 3 p.m. on Sunday August 8 at the Vero Beach High School Performing Arts Center.

Tickets are $30 advance, $35 at the door. The concert is free for those 18 years of age and under or for those that have a student ID.

Learn more at - SpaceCoastSymphony.org.

Questions? Call - (855) 252-7276.

The Vero Beach High School Performing Arts Center is located at 1707 16th Street in Vero Beach.

SATURDAY AUGUST 14

"Community Block Party": The Suntree United Methodist Church is holding a community block party from 10:30 a.m. thru 2 p.m. on Saturday August 14 at the church.

This is an event for the whole family. There will be picnic food, outdoor games and fun for all ages.

Learn more at - SuntreeUMC.org.

Questions? Call - (321) 242 2585.

The Suntree United Methodist Church is located at 7400 N Wickham Road in Melbourne.

ONGOING EVENTS

• Vero Beach Farmers Market: The Farmers Market Oceanside Vero Beach is open weekly every Saturday from 8-Noon on Ocean Drive at Humiston Park.

The Market's mission is to provide healthy, fresh foods and horticultural products to the patrons of our market. You will find a great selection of produce, citrus, seafood, fresh breads, pastries, botanicals, locally grown landscape plants, honey, spices, healthy drinks, homemade dog treats and more. Local musicians also perform adding to the friendly atmosphere!

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.

The Farmers Market Oceanside is pet-friendly, but all animals must be on a leash at all times.

Learn More at - https://www.verobeachoba.com/farmers-market.

• Twilight Night Shoots are back!: Night shooting on Thursdays is back at the Indian River County Public Shooting Range by popular demand.

The range will be open again from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Thursdays going forward.

The IRC Shooting Range is located at 10455 102nd Ter in Sebastian.

Questions? - contact Jerry Seldes at (772) 226-3096.

• Capt's Karaoke: Join us at Capt Hiram's Resort for karaoke from Good Times Entertainment! Every Sunday at 6 p.m. on the Tiki Stage. Capt Hiram's Resort is located at 1580 US Highway 1 in Sebastian. Learn more at -  https://www.facebook.com/CaptHiramsResort or call (772) 388-8588.

• Motown Tuesdays: Curtis Hill aka Mr. Motown performs every Tuesday at Cobalt starting at 6 p.m. $5 beers, $8 wines, & $10 martinis. Learn more at https://cobaltrestaurant.com/about or call (772) 469-1060. Cobalt is located at 3500 Ocean Drive in Vero Beach.

• Family Fun at Countryside Family Farms!: Children’s activities, outdoor market, farm attractions for kids including kiddie train, mower-go-round, jump pillow, rat rollers and barnyard ball zone, plus lunch offerings from El Sid Taco Trailer, ice cream, slushies, and more! Hours vary for each week’s special activity, so visit - www.CountrysideFamilyFarms.com for all the details!

Countryside Family Farms is located at 6325 81st Street in Vero Beach. Admission is Free. However to access The Jump Pillow, Orange Blossom Express, Rat Rollers, Barnyard Ball Games, Corn Hole, Air Cannon, and Mower-Go-Round purchase a $5 Fun Pass which is good from 10 - 2 p.m.

• First Friday Gallery Stroll - Downtown Vero Beach: Galleries and businesses in historic downtown Vero Beach participate in the First Friday Gallery Stroll held from 5 to 8 p.m. on the first Friday of every month. The stroll takes place 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.

Learn more at - https://www.mainstreetverobeach.org/gallery-stroll/.

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