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• Night of Mystery Masquerade Gala: Come join us for a Night of Mystery Masquerade Gala as we show support for Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness and support the mission of Madison's Miracles.

This will be a night to dress up for a night on the town.

The fun gets started at 6 p.m. on Saturday evening April 10 on the 2nd floor of the Frances Langford Dockside Pavilion in Jensen Beach.

A plated dinner, open bar, music, dancing, live & silent auctions, and much more. We will be honoring some of our own babies gone too soon and celebrating their legacies. Ticket prices are $150 to $175.

Tickets are available at > https://www.madisonsmiracles.org/gala/.

Don't forget your mask! The Frances Langford Dockside Pavilion is located at Indian Riverside Park Jensen Beach.

Madison's Miracles is a charity that helps families place Cuddle Cots all over the United States honoring babies gone too soon. They also help financially with funeral expenses, counseling expenses, and hold monthly free support groups in St. Lucie, Martin & Palm Beach counties for families who have experienced pregnancy or infant loss.

• Dinner at Kai-Kai Farm: Enjoy a true Farm-to-table feast with Executive Chef Taylor Wilson From 'The Gafford'. He'll cook up a gourmet meal at Kai Kai Farm on Saturday April 10. The event begins at 3:30 p.m. and lasts until 8:30 p.m.

Tickets are $95. Purchase tickets online - https://bit.ly/3wvVTjA.

Kai Kai Farm is located at 8006 SW Kanner Highway in Indiantown.


• ‘Art’-A Comedy at IRSC: The IRSC Performing Arts Program presents the comedy 'Art' at the McAlpin Fine Arts Theatre on Thursday and Saturday April 8 and 10.

What defines “good art”? When is a white square not a white square? Is our personal identity defined by our self-conception or how others perceive us? Yazmina Reza’s Tony award-winning comedy Art asks all these questions and more. Tickets are $15.

Show Times:

Thursday April 8 at 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.

Saturday April 10 at 2 p.m.

Learn more here - https://www.irsc.edu/calendar/index.php?com=location&lID=57.

The McAlpin Fine Arts Theatre is located in Building T on the Massey Campus of IRSC at 3209 Virginia Ave. in Fort Pierce.


• ‘The Revolutionists’- A Drama at IRSC: The IRSC Performing Arts Program presents ‘The Revolutionists’- A Drama at the McAlpin Fine Arts Theatre on Thursday, Friday and Saturday April 8th, 9th, and 10th. Playwright Lauren Gunderson creates semi-factual portraits of four very real women who lived and died through the French Revolution. Through humor, fantasy, and the magic of theatre, watch this quartet of revolutionary role-models, who most likely never actually met in real life, redefine, re-imagine and reclaim the record, in the name of egalite, liberte, fraternite and... sororite!

Tickets are $15.

Show Times:

Friday April 9 at 7:00 p.m.

Saturday April 10 at 7:00 p.m.

Sunday April 11 at 2:00 p.m.

Learn more here - https://www.irsc.edu/calendar/index.php?com=location&lID=57.

The McAlpin Fine Arts Theatre is located in Building T on the Massey Campus of IRSC at 3209 Virginia Ave. in Fort Pierce.


• Lunch on the Fly: Come join Dr. Forster at the Elliott Museum for his lecture on birding. It happens on April 12 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Dr. Forster produces, directs, films and narrates videos on "The Feeding Behavior of Wading and Shorebirds of Florida". He is a Professor of Ophthalmology at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

The Elliott Museum is located at 825 NE Ocean Blvd in Stuart.


• Kayak Tour: Come to the St. Lucie Inlet and Seabranch Preserve State Park on Wednesday April 14 at 9 a.m. for a morning Kayak tour! It's OK to SLOW DOWN! Take a little time to see the unseen, to listen to the relaxing orchestra of nature, and truly experience this amazing world we live in with our guided kayak tours! You’ll surely remember this adventure as we explore St. Lucie Inlet’s most stunning views!

$30 for a single kayak and $40 for a double!

To sign up and reserve a spot on a kayak tour call (772) 219-1880 or email cara.gilmore@FloridaDEP.gov.

The St. Lucie Inlet and Seabranch Preserve State Park is located at 6093 SE Dixie Hwy in Stuart.


• Pineapple Palooza - A Southern Soirée: We welcome you to join the Junior League of Martin County as we reclaim what once was the Pineapple Ball. We're now calling it the Pineapple Palooza- A Southern Soiree.

We invite you join us on Saturday April 17 from 7 p.m. until 11 p.m. at the Rockin H Ranch for a chic southern experience fundraiser that reflects our native Floridian roots and hospitality. It will be an evening filled with entertainment, dancing, dining, cocktails and so much more!

For more information, ticket sales and sponsorship opportunities please email info@jlmcflorida.org or visit jlmcflorida.org

The Rockin H Ranch is located at 4181 S.W. Boatramp Avenue in Palm City.

• ‘A Vocal Montage’ at IRSC: The IRSC Chorale presents a ‘A Vocal Montage’ McAlpin Fine Arts Theatre. You'll hear a unique assortment of vocal music, both classical and popular. They will perform some of the memorable verses of Homer from The Odyssey, the poetry of Robert Burns saluting love and loss, and contemporary musical arrangements by composer Matthew Harris of some of the work of Shakespeare. In addition you'll hear from our newest ensemble, The Company Trio, a delightful group of three female vocalists who offer selections from American popular music heritage in this memorable experience.

Tickets are $15

Show Times:

Saturday April 17 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Learn more here - https://www.irsc.edu/calendar/index.php?com=location&lID=57.

The McAlpin Fine Arts Theatre is located in Building T on the Massey Campus of IRSC at 3209 Virginia Ave. in Fort Pierce.


• ‘An Instrumental Music Gala for All!’ at IRSC: Join IRSC instrumental music students at the McAlpin Fine Arts Theatre (inside and outside locations) in a celebration of classical, jazz and popular music for featuring select soloists, a jazz combo, and brass, woodwind, percussion and jazz ensembles.

The performances will take place from 12:15 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. on both Tuesday April 20, and Thursday April 22. Tickets not required.

Learn more here - https://www.irsc.edu/calendar/index.php?com=location&lID=57.

The McAlpin Fine Arts Theatre is located in Building T on the Massey Campus of IRSC at 3209 Virginia Ave. in Fort Pierce.


• Earth Fest: This year the Children’s Museum is bringing back the beloved Earth Fest! On Saturday, April 24 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

This half outdoor event will bring awareness about protecting the environment, and reducing the carbon footprint. The goal is to educate, encourage and empower citizens to create a sustainable environment by participating at the many fun activities we have in store!

Earth Fest features eco-friendly vendors, food trucks, museum exploration, educational workshops and a special guest speaker at 2pm! General admission is only $5 per person! Children Museum members are FREE. Masks are REQUIRED for all adults and children 6 and up as well as social distancing guidelines will be strongly encouraged.

Call (772) 225-7575 ext. 202 for any inquiries.

The Children's Museum of the Treasure Coast is located at 1707 NE Indian River Drive in Jensen Beach.

• Salute to Stuart Air Show: Join us as we celebrate 'Salute to Stuart' with a 40's theme on Saturday April 24 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Witham Field at the Martin County Airport. This is a USO themed fun filled night that will include an auction, raffle prizes, dueling pianos, dancing, food & open bar.

Tickets are $150.

Tickets available here > https://stuartairshow.com/salute-to-stuart.

Proceeds will help support the 2021 Stuart Air Show.

The Martin County Airport is located at 1845 Southeast Flying Fortress Lane in Stuart.

• Hook Kids on Fishing: Fishing lessons for kids 5 to 15. Taught by professional guides and knowledgeable anglers, this hands-on, conservation-minded and educational fishing program teaches children casting, knot tying, fishing safety, tackle box essentials, catch and release tactics, fishing habits, conservation practices and more! FREE rod, reel, and tackle box. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Upcoming Events:

-April 24: Hobe Sound Nature Center

The Hobe Sound Nature Center is located at 13640 SE Federal Hwy. in Hobe Sound.

Registration opens 6 weeks prior to event. Registration is limited and required. Register here - https://www.anglersforconservation.org/.

Anglers for Conservation is a 501c(3) non-profit whose mission is to inspire new generations of marine stewards through education, conservation and fishing.


• You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown: This musical, performed by South Fork High School students, features Charlie Brown and the entire Peanuts gang. Snoopy, Lucy, Linus, Sally, and Schroeder explore life's great questions as they play baseball, struggle with homework, sing songs, swoon over their crushes, and celebrate the joy of friendship.

Performances take place at the South Fork High School Auditorium in Stuart at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 28,29,30 and May 1. There will also be a 2 p.m. performance on Saturday May 1 and Sunday May 2.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students and seniors, and $5 with a Live Stream Pass.

To attend a live performance, tickets must be purchased online, in advance. No tickets will be sold at the door.

Purchase tickets and learn more here > https://www.showtix4u.com/event-details/46052.

Only 150 ticketed seats will be available for each in-person performance.

The South Fork High School Auditorium is located at 10000 SW Bulldog Way in Stuart.


• Raise the Roof Fund Raiser for Hibiscus: The Raise the Roof fundraiser for the Hibiscus Children's Center - "Horses, Hats & Hope" Kentucky Derby happens from 5-11 p.m. on May 1 at the Frances Langford Dockside Pavilion in Jensen Beach. It will be an exciting evening! Live Derby Broadcast, Prizes, Open Bar, Delicious Appetizers, Silent Auction, Music, Contests, & More!

Your support will directly impact the lives of the abused, abandoned & neglected children living at the Hibiscus Children's Center. Visit hibiscuschildrenscenter.org/ for more information. The Frances Langford Dockside Pavilion is located at 1707 NE Indian River Dr. in Jensen Beach.

• Martin County Railroaders: The Martin County Model Railroaders are hosting an Open House Saturday, May 1 from 10-2 p.m. at the Martin County Fairgrounds in Stuart.

Admission and parking are free.

Face Coverings required and CDC guidelines apply. Operating layouts for N, HO, O and G gauge will be on display. Check the progress of our HO layout, as well as additions to N, O and G Scale layouts. Learn more at www.martincountymodelrailroaders.org.


Splashtastic Fun!: The Sailfish Splash Waterpark in Stuart opened its gates for spring break, officially kicking off its 9th consecutive season of splashtastic fun for kids and families!

All attractions including the splash playground, tower slides, lazy river and wiggly waters, will open to the public every day during spring break from 10:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Season pass holders will be admitted at 10 a.m.

During regular hours of operation, walk-up day admission is $16.45 for adults and $14.45 for kids and seniors. Season passes cost $89.00 for adults and $79.00 for kids and seniors.

More information about waterpark hours is available at www.SailfishSplash.com.

The Sailfish Splash Waterpark is located at 931 SE Ruhnke St. in Stuart.

• Saturday Afternoon Polo: Every Saturday of every month the Hobe Sound Polo Club hosts a polo match. The matches are every Saturday at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Bring your family and friends, picnic baskets and enjoy an afternoon of polo at one of the most beautiful settings in the area. Admission and Parking are free. Polo is a community sport like no other. We look forward to welcoming you to the Hobe Sound Polo Club to experience the thrill of Polo, the fastest game on four feet! Food will be available for purchase.

The Hobe Sound Polo Club is located at 17105 67TH CT North in Hobe Sound.

• Ladies Night & LIVE MUSIC: The first Wednesday of every month The Dolphin Bar & Shrimp House hosts Ladies Night & LIVE MUSIC by Summer Gill from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Join us for 1/2 off ladies' drinks & don't miss our 3 raffle drawings. The Dolphin Bar & Shrimp House is located at 1401 NE Indian River Dr. in Jensen Beach.

• Hugh Willoughby and his Hydro-Aeroplane: Hugh Willoughby had a lifelong passion for aviation. He was a resident of Martin County. He owned 14 different patents for aircraft devices. Soaring overhead the Stuart Main Street gallery visitors can see a full scale replica of the Pelican Hydro-Aeroplane that Stuart resident Hugh Willougby designed in 1910. The replica was fabricated by Ken Kellett who also built the first airworthy replica of the Wright Brothers 1903 Flyer and also was the first person since the Wright Brothers to actually fly the aircraft. Regular admission for visitors 13 to 64 years of age is $14. The Elliott Museum is located at 825 NE Ocean Blvd. in Stuart. For more information call (772) 225-1961.

• Road to Victory: The Road to Victory Military Museum is open by appointment only on Saturdays 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. and on weekdays for individuals, groups, and school classes upon request.

The museum is located at 319 SE Stypmann Blvd. in Stuart within the Memorial Park. The museum collects & displays veteran memorabilia, military artifacts, weapons, and vehicles. The items are displayed in the original WWII barracks from Jonathan Dickinson park. Many of the artifacts and memorabilia has been donated by veterans throughout the Treasure Coast, from the U.S. government and even from organizations throughout the world.

The Road To Victory Military Museum, a not for profit 501(c)(3) museum run by volunteers. Docents are needed to cover the museum in two or four hour shifts on Saturdays & by appointment. We need volunteers for lawn maintenance, military vehicle restoration, and individuals to work with the Victory Rangers.

The Victory Rangers are involved in WWII reenactments. The museum's Victory Rangers range in age from 14 to 20. They include guys and gals. They work on military vehicles and are involved in community events. They are also involved as docents covering the museum. Orientation is required.

Visitors and docents wear masks and practice social distancing. Please contact us for additional information at https://www.facebook.com/roadtovictory/ or call 772-210-4283 or 703-835-4166.

All military related donations are appreciated. Admission is FREE, but donations are always appreciated.

• Yoga in the Park: Every Saturday morning at 8:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. at the Jonathan Dickinson State Park – Pinegrove Pavilion. This hour long class incorporates elements of both Ashtanga and Vinyasa practices, made for all skill levels. We will explore the connection between the body and breath under the pavilion overlooking Jonathan Dickinson State Park! Each class will be modified to fit those in attendance, and welcomes all levels. Whether you are a newcomer to yoga or an advanced student, this class is for you.

The cost is $10 for the instructor. Cash or Venmo is accepted. Regular Park admission also applies.

Please bring your own yoga mat, water, and mask. Mats will be spaced 6 feet apart.

The class is conducted by Vivian Carlo is a Hobe Sound resident, and is currently raising her family here. She is a Registered Nurse with a Bachelors degree in Health Administration. She has always loved yoga, and after realizing the benefits both on and off the mat, she decided to go for her teaching certificate at Native Yoga in Juno Beach, earning her 200 hr. certificate.

NOTE: Friends and Club Scrub members get 12 free park entrances into the park annually with their membership card.

Not a member? Sign up on our website at www.friendsofjdsp.org.

Questions? Email: contact@friendsofjdsp.org or phone (772) 579-3361.

The Jonathan Dickinson State Park is located at 16450 SE Federal Hwy. in Hobe Sound.

• Stuart Main Street Gallery: The Stuart Main Street gallery immerses visitors in historic Stuart and the vehicles that were then part of people’s lives, here and across the nation. Recreated facades of the historic Citizens Bank, the Walter Kitching Store, and Krueger buildings hearken back to a time when Stuart was emerging as the thriving community it is today. Visitors will see not only the earliest pioneer motor vehicles that changed Martin County’s and the nation’s dependence upon the horse, but also will learn how Model T Fords eventually brought rural dwellers into town and how trucks changed domestic life by delivering goods and services to homes. Regular admission for visitors 13 to 64 years of age is $14. The Elliott Museum is located at 825 NE Ocean Blvd. in Stuart. For more information call (772) 225-1961.

• Toddler Time: Every Saturday of every month RUSH Jensen Beach hosts Toddler Time from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. 5 and under for $16 for 2 hours. Join us EVERY Saturday morning for Toddler Time. RUSH Jensen Beach is located at 3245 NW Federal Hwy. in Jensen Beach

• Tribute to Genius & Generosity: This exhibit runs through the end of this year, Dec. 21, 2021 at The Elliott Museum in Stuart. Stuart, Florida, and the surrounding region have long been enriched by seasonal residents. Harmon Elliott, son of prolific inventor Sterling Elliott, was among those who have made a mark on this area. To celebrate his father’s work and bring an educational and cultural resource to the region, Harmon provided the principal funds for the original Elliott Museum. In this tribute to his inventive spirit, visitors can learn about how Sterling Elliott was a problem-solving inventor, risk taker, politician, publisher, and social activist. Regular admission for visitors 13 to 64 years of age is $14. The Elliott Museum is located at 825 NE Ocean Blvd. in Stuart. For more information call (772) 225-1961.

• A Night at the Museum: The Children’s Museum of the Treasure Coast is bringing back its Night at the Museum program! Parents can go out on the town as kids enjoy a fun night at the museum! It happens on the first Friday of every month from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Kids will be able to explore the museum, get creative with a guided activity, and cool down for pizza and a show! There is limited capacity for 25 children ONLY! Non Members are $12 per child; Members are $10 per child. Pre-registration required. Register and learn more at our website - www.childrensmuseumtc.org. For questions call (772)225-7575 ext. 202 or 208. The Children’s Museum of the Treasure Coast is located at 1707 NE Indian River Drive in Jensen Beach.

• “It’s Our Game.”: This exhibit runs through the end of this year, Dec. 21, 2021 at The Elliott Museum in Stuart. The Elliott Museum’s baseball collection is a huge vault of American culture. Everyone has a baseball story. “Sometimes sharing their stories have brought tears to their eyes,” says Frank Spera of his experiences in the Museum’s Baseball Gallery exhibit titled “It’s Our Game.” The gallery includes signed baseball cards, baseballs, bats, and other memorabilia. But it comes alive when the Museum’s docents are there to share stories with visitors. The collection of autographed baseballs now numbers more than 250.

The collection includes signatures by players from the Major Leagues, the Negro Leagues, and the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL). Among the most famous players represented are: Ray Dandridge, the Negro League; Hank Aaron, the Negro and Major Leagues; and Jackie Robinson, Nolan Ryan, Ted Williams, Derek Jeter, Bob Feller, Ralph Kiner, and Babe Ruth of the Major Leagues. Regular admission for visitors 13 to 64 years of age is $14. The Elliott Museum is located at 825 NE Ocean Blvd. in Stuart. For more information call (772) 225-1961.

• Wheels of Change: This exhibit runs through the end of this year, Dec. 21, 2021 at The Elliott Museum in Stuart. Visitors will learn how development of commercial and personal transportation had an impact on people’s lives and America’s culture in a dramatic fashion. These are “everyman” vehicles, once owned and cherished by small business owners and municipalities as they looked to create a more professional presence for themselves and expand their own reach. Our three-level car racking system holds over fifty vehicles, and is the only one of its kind in an American museum. Visitors watch as vehicles come down on a robotic tray and rotate on a turntable. Regular admission for visitors 13 to 64 years of age is $14. The Elliott Museum is located at 825 NE Ocean Blvd. in Stuart. For more information call (772) 225-1961.

• Clyde Butcher’s America’s Everglades: The photographs of renowned Florida Hall of Fame artist Clyde Butcher are currently on exhibition at the Arts Council’s Court House Cultural Center in Stuart. Butcher’s “America’s Everglades” photographs represents the many years Clyde spent exploring the remote regions of the Everglades. His photographs reveal wild and natural places where few humans have ventured, and the images capture remarkable solitude and wonder. Admission: A $5 donation is requested. The Arts Council’s Court House Cultural Center is located at 80 SE Ocean Boulevard in Stuart.

• The Lure of Florida Fishing: This is a new exhibit at the Elliott Museum that can be seen now through May 31. This exhibit fits right into Martin County which is known as the Sailfish Capital of the World. The Lure of Florida Fishing exhibit showcases the rich history, evolution and art of this age-old sport and its impact on a local and statewide scale. Explore vintage as well as state-of-the-art equipment, mounts, sculpture, and hand-crafted lures for fresh and saltwater fishing. See what you can reel in on a fishing simulator and pose for your photo op! The Elliott Museum is located at 825 NE Ocean Blvd in Stuart.

• Four for Forty Thursdays at RUSH: Family Night Out at RUSH Jensen Beach is just $40 for one-hour jump admission for 4 people. Each additional jumper is $10 an hour. We want our guests to have a wonderful experience while creating awesome memories. Our park provides a unique, challenging and safe course for all ages. We’ve accomplished this by designing a place where you can soar in open arenas, play trampoline dodgeball, laser tag, airwalk, try your hand at the battle beam and so much more. RUSH Jensen Beach is located on S. US Hwy 1, just south of Jensen Beach Boulevard.

• Tarot Card Reading at Arri’s Portal: Tarot Card Reading is now available at Arri’s Portal in Port Salerno, right on the water! Come meet Karmic One Tarot, a world renowned psychic and step into your very own wonderland to hear about your fate and fortune. Galaxy tapestries, sweet incense, and a 50 foot tall crystal tree guide you to your private room for your personal private reading where all your questions can be answered in a 15 or 30 minute session. The ambiance and atmosphere are enchantingly beautiful, and your reading is guaranteed to be delightful (and positive!).

Call (772) 210-5117. Arri's Portal is located at 4745 SE Desoto Avenue by the Twisted Tuna in Stuart / Port Salerno. For more information, visit -  https://arrisportal.com/.

• Cars & Coffee: This event is held the second Saturday of every month from 8 to 10 a.m. in the Elliott Museum's parking lot, weather permitting. Bring your pride and joy ride or just come and schmooze with other car owners and enjoy the outdoor ambiance. The event showcases an amazing display of different makes, models and years of vehicles. This event is free and open to everyone. Coffee and donuts are provided at a nominal charge. The Elliott Museum is located at 825 NE Ocean Blvd in Stuart.

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