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FRIDAY JUNE 11
• Summer Salon - Opening Reception: Beauty reigns at a spectacular Summer Salon at Court House Cultural Center in Stuart. This exhibit features the work of members of the Martin Artisans Guild.
Enjoy the opening reception on Friday, June 11 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Meet many of the participating artists.
The show runs through July 24.
You can view the exhibit Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Admission is free but a $5 donation is suggested.
Whatever your favorite medium or genre, its bound to be represented in this wide-ranging and beautifully-curated exhibit.
The Court House Cultural Center is located at 80 SE Ocean Boulevard in Stuart.
SATURDAY JUNE 12
• Speaking to Heaven: Deena Rahill, founder of HI Mindfulness Forums, presents Joseph Lobrutto III's "Speaking of Heaven" at the Elliott Museum on Saturday June 12 from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. Lobrutto is noted by his peers as one of the best evidentiary mediums in the country. He is on a fast track to become one of America’s most loved mediums. Tickets are $65 in advance and $75 at the door.
Purchase tickets online at - https://bit.ly/3yj5BqC.
The Elliott Museum is located at 825 NE Ocean Blvd in Stuart.
FRIDAY JUNE 18 and SATURDAY JUNE 19
• ARC of Martin County Fishing Tournament: Looking to catch big fish, have fun and maybe win some cash??
The Advocates of the Rights of the Challenged (ARC) of Martin County invites you to sign up for the 7th Annual ARC KDW Fishing Tournament on Friday and Saturday June 18 and 19 in Port Salerno.
It takes place at the Pirate’s Cove Resort & Marina at 4307 SE Bayview Street in the Port Salerno waterfront district of Stuart.
To register visit - www.arcmc.org or call (722) 283-2525.
With a new venue, added bottom fish categories, $7500 in cash prizes, silent auction, gourmet BBQ dinner, and a discounted room rate that can turn your Father’s Day Weekend into a fabulously fun vacation/stay-cation, you don’t want to miss out on this event!
The tournament supports more than 400 children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities across the Treasure Coast.
Please consider supporting this important event through a tax-deductible donation of an item for our silent or live auction, by taking advantage of several sponsorship opportunities, or registering to fish!
JUNE through OCTOBER
• "A Sea Story Girl - at the Elliot Museum”: The work of Jane Baldridge is now on display in the Elliott Museum's second floor art gallery.
Sea level rise, the damage of plastics, and the threat of pollution to the environment is the focus of the exhibit - “Portfolios – Jane Lawton Baldridge, A Sea Story Girl.” She is an award-winning sailor, a licensed boat captain, and an accomplished mixed media artist. Her paintings reflect the movement, variation, and transformation of the ocean and rivers through color and light.
Jane is a local Martin County artist whose work has been shown at the Lincoln Center, the Louvre, and as far away as Slovenia during the World Festival of Art on Paper. “Portfolios – Jane Lawton Baldridge, A Sea Story Girl,” will remain on exhibit through October 31.
To learn more about Jane's art visit her website - www.artspeaks.com.
The Elliott Museum is located at 825 NE Ocean Blvd. In Stuart.
• Tune-up Tuesdays: Deena continues to offer "Tune-up Tuesdays" every Tuesday at 4 p.m. These are live, in-person sound meditation events held in the Elliott Museum's theater. Space is limited. Pre-registration by phone is required. The cost is $25. Call 786-488-7782. Deena also is happy to customize a private individual or group session. Call 786-488-7782 for more information.
The Elliott Museum is located at 825 NE Ocean Blvd. in Stuart.
• The Red Door Thrift Store: The Red Door thrift shop at St. Luke's Episcopal Church has re-opened.
Shoppers can fill a bag of selected clothes for $2.
The thrift store is open Hours are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesdays and Saturdays.
For more information, call 772-286-5455 or go to - www.stlukesfl.org.
The Red Door thrift shop at St. Luke's Episcopal Church is located at 5150 S.E. Railway Ave. and Cove Road at Dixie Highway in Stuart.
• Wine and Song at Mondays at Terra Fermata: Every Monday from 6PM to 10PM musicians, singers, and other performers can and do take the stage, solo and with each other, in a musical free for all at Terra Fermata. Lots of fun, very entertaining!
No cover charge, $5 Craft Drafts, $6 to $8 Wines. Lots of open outdoor seating – plenty of SPACE for you! All ages welcome!
Terra Fermata is located at 26 SE 6th St. off Colorado Ave. in Stuart.
Learn more at - https://www.terrafermata.com/.
• Open Mic Musicians Jam: Come enjoy great area musicians taking turns and sometimes jamming together on Wednesdays from 6:30 p.m. until 10 p.m. at the VFW Hall in Jensen Beach. This is a re-occurring event every Wednesday.
New musicians and singers always welcome! Low price drinks, smoke free, BIG OPEN ROOM very easy to keep safe distance, uncrowded and super clean!
Thank you for caring about and supporting Local Live Music and Veterans Organizations!
The VFW Hall is located at 1805 NE Savannah Road in Jensen Beach.
• 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.
• Sunday Brunch Dolphin Bar: Brunch is back at the Dolphin Bar & Shrimp House in Jensen Beach. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Sunday of every month.
Make reservations at - https://dolphinbar.com/reservations/.
The Dolphin Bar & Shrimp House is located at 1401 NE Indian River Dr. in Jensen Beach.
• 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.
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.
Admission is FREE, but donations are always appreciated.
• Friday Morning Bingo: Friday morning Bingo has resumed at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 5150 S.E. Railway Ave. and Cove Road at Dixie Highway in Stuart.
Doors open at 9:30 a.m. Bingo until 12-noon. Masks are required.
Seating will be marked and will be limited, according to 6-foot social distancing protocols.
Players will be asked to sign in and will also be asked to include their phone numbers.
Canned soda and bottled water along with packaged snacks may be purchased but no food will be served.
For more information, call 772-286-5455.
Learn more at - http://stlukesfl.org.
• 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.
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 - email@example.com 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 sports 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.
• 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.