SUNDAY, APRIL 14

• Tea Time: A Journey through the Decades: An afternoon tea tasting featuring teas from around the world to benefit Treasure Coast Hospice Pediatric Care. This event will be held at 1120 Seaway Drive, Ft. Pierce, 12:30 p.m. For more information, visit https://treasurehealth.org/event/tea-time-a-journey-through-the-decades.

SATURDAY, APRIL 13

• 15th Annual Earth Day Festival at Oxbow Eco-Center: Join friends and neighbors in a celebration of all that wildlife and wild lands offer us -- beauty, inspiration, vital resources, and a sense of belonging to a community. This year, the Oxbow’s Earth Day Festival will be bigger and better than ever. The goal for our Earth Day Festival is to bring the community together to increase and reinforce awareness, knowledge and stewardship of our natural resources, inspire individual and community commitment to conservation, highlight organizations and businesses committed to sustainability, and lastly but most importantly TO HAVE FUN and CELEBRATE OUR EARTH. This event will be held at 5400 N.E. St. James Drive, Port St. Lucie, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. For more information, visit https://www.stlucieco.gov/departments-services/a-z/oxbow-eco-center/earth-day-at-the-oxbow-eco-center.

SATURDAY, APRIL 20

• Hurricane of 1928: Explore the history of the Treasure Coast with a four-part series at the Paula A. Lewis Library, starting at 10:30 a.m. This week, Indian River State College Professor Ronald Frazer will cover the Hurricane of 1928. These events are free and open to everyone. The Paula Lewis Branch of the St. Lucie County Library System is located at 2950 Rosser Blvd., Port St. Lucie. For more information call the Paula Lewis Branch Library at 772-871-7258 or lbtech@stlucieco.org or visit: www.stlucieco.gov/Library.

• Movie Matinee: The Susan Broom Kilmer Branch Library’s Movie Matinee checks out “The House with the Clocks on the Wall” as part of its Movie Matinee on Saturday, April 20 at 2 p.m. Featuring Jack Black and Cate Blanchett, a young orphan named Lewis Barnavelt aids his magical uncle in locating a clock with the power to bring about the end of the world. This movie is rated PG with a running time of 95 minutes. Other family activities are included. The Kilmer Branch of the St. Lucie County Library System is located at 101 Melody Lane. For more information about children’s programs call Gicele Perna (Ms. Sally) at 772-462-2812, email pernag@stlucieco.org or visit nwww.stlucieco.gov/Library

• Botanical Gardens Earth Day Launch: Bring the family for a morning of educational fun and join us at the Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens on Saturday – April 20th, 2019 for our Earth Day Ladybug Launch from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Ladybugs are beneficial in nature. Come explore our gardens as we have fun releasing Ladybugs into The Gardens and discover fun facts about them. PSL Rocks will be on hand for an afternoon of fun Rock Painting. This Event is for children ages 5 -12 & families. A $1 donation per Child is requested. The Port St Lucie Botanical Gardens is a twenty-acre gem, adjacent to the St. Lucie River north fork on Westmoreland Boulevard near Port St. Lucie Boulevard. A serene, tranquil setting for residents and visitors alike to enjoy Florida at its best. For more information, call 772-337-1959 or register on their Facebook event page.

• Motown Nights: Put on your dancing shoes and dress in your Motown best for this fun evening benefiting the Economic Opportunities Council of Indian River County. Music by the wildly popular band "Ladies of Soul". Complimentary glass of wine in a souvenir glass. Live auction & door prizes. $50 per person with proceeds helping transistion at-risk individuals and families from poverty to self-sufficiency. The event will take place at the Summer Crush Vineyard & Winery, located at 4200 Johnston Road in Fort Pierce from 5-9 p.m. For more information, call (772) 460-0500 or visit www.eocofirc.net

SATURDAY, MAY 4

• Ultimate Drive Golf Tournament: Fifth annual golf tournament benefit for the United Way of St. Lucie County. 8:30 a.m., Fairwinds Golf Course, 4400 Fairwinds Drive, Fort Pierce. To register for the tournament or for information on sponsorship opportunities, contact Roxanne Wells at (772) 464-5300 or roxanne.wells@unitedwayslc.org.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 31

• Fishing for Futures Tournament: The 2nd Annual Fishing for Futures will take place on Saturday, August 31 at the Manatee Observation Center located at 480 N Indian River Drive in Fort Pierce. The event will be benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Lucie County. $12,000 of a total prize package and $5,000 for the biggest fish will be awarded. The tournament will encompass both inshore and offshore fishing. For more information, call 772-460-9918 or email dknupp@bgcofslc.org

ONGOING EVENTS

• Guided Kayaking Tours: Tours start at 8 a.m. on Friday and Saturday mornings, Savannas Preserve State Park, 2541 Walton Road, Port St. Lucie. Tour the park by water with experienced kayak guides at your side. Cost is $10 per person donation to the Friends of Savannas (FriendsofSavannas.org), plus the state park admission fee ($2 a person, or $3 for a vehicle with up to 8 people). All equipment is included with your donation. The minimum age for participation is 6 years old. Reservations are required; call the park's education center at (772) 398-2779.

• Dinner & Dance: 6-9 p.m. every Tuesday, Polish American Club, 343 Prima Vista Blvd., Port St. Lucie. $14 per person. BYOB and soda. For reservations, call Cindy, (508) 287-3370.

• Bingo & trivia: Entertainment by AJ the DJ, plus drink specials, free bingo, prizes, and pop-quiz trivia, every Tuesday from 8-10 p.m., St. Lucie Lanes, 6759 S. U.S. 1, Port St. Lucie. For more information, call (772) 461-5390 or (772) 873-2981.

• Dance: 7-9:30 p.m. every Thursday, Polish American Club, 343 Prima Vista Blvd., Port St. Lucie. $8 per person. BYOB and soda. For reservations, call Cindy, (508) 287-3370.

• Mangrove & Manatee Tours: Fort Pierce Outdoor Center’s Mangrove & Manatee Tour takes guests on either a paddleboard or kayak through the mangrove estuaries and boundary waters surrounding Fort Pierce Inlet State Park. Guests can expect to see a variety of seabirds and aquatic life, even a manatee or pod of dolphins. The tour is suitable for participants of all ages and skill levels, and includes all necessary rental equipment, safety gear, and a dedicated tour guide to lead your expedition. Make sure to bring along water bottles, sunscreen, and any waterproof gear for your electronics, as this tour provides many opportunities for photo taking. The tour is 90 minutes to two hours, and begins at 9 a.m. and noon, Monday through Saturday as weather permits. Get a 360 degree view of the waterways and ecosystems of Fort Pierce Inlet State Park. Guided tour is $40 per person. Or, rent a paddleboard or kayak from the center to take your own adventure. The center faces Tucker Cove and is located at 905 Shorewinds Drive, Fort Pierce. Call (772) 979-4434 for more information. Reserve your spots online at fortpierceoutdoorcenter.com/eco-tours/.

• A.E. Backus Museum & Gallery: 500 N. Indian River Drive, along the waterfront in historic downtown Fort Pierce. Summer hours are Saturday and Sunday only through Sept. 17; the museum will close for the summer from Sept. 18 through mid-October. Admission is $5 per person. Museum members, children under 18 and active duty military admitted free; AARP, AAA and veterans with proper ID receive $2 discount on admission. For more information, call (772) 465-0630 or visit www.BackusMuseum.com.

• Jazz Society events: Tuesday, jazz jams at the Sunrise Black Box Theatre, 117 S. Second St., Fort Pierce, from 7-10 p.m. $6 cover for non-members. Full bar available. Every other Wednesday evening, jazz jams at the gardens, 6:30-9:30 p.m. $3 cover. Wine and beer available. 2410 Westmoreland Blvd., Port St. Lucie. Saturday mornings, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., jazz market in downtown Fort Pierce along the Indian River waterfront, featuring creative arts and crafts.

• Treasure Coast Eagles No. 3582 have ongoing events. Every day, bar bingo, from 10 a.m.-1 a.m. Tuesdays, ladies night from 7 -11 p.m. Free pool play, 7-11 p.m. Wednesdays, bingo 6:30-11 p.m., 12 games, final game pot is $300. Thursdays, Texas Hold-em 7-11 p.m. Buy in is $20. Free pool play, 7-11 p.m. – Fridays, open mic jam with Shawn, 7-11 p.m. - Everyone welcome. Men’s night - 7-11 p.m. Saturdays, karaoke by D-3 with Ariel and Steve, 7-11 p.m. Sundays, karaoke by D-3 with Ariel and Steve, 7-11 p.m. - Treasure Coast Eagles No. 3582 is located at 510 S. U.S. 1, No. 3, Fort Pierce. After 9 p.m. must be 21. For more information, call (772) 461-2750.

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