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Martin County Community Calendar, updated June 8

June 8, 2014

Treasure Coast Newspapers, Stuart, Fla.

June 08--NEW LISTINGS

Kids Fishing Clinic: 9 a.m.-noonJune 28. River Center, 805 N. U.S. 1, Jupiter. $10. 561-743-7123; www.loxahatcheeriver.org/rivercenter.

Ribbon Cutting/Open House: 5-6:30 p.m.June 12. Children's Home Society Martin County Community Center, 322 Georgia Ave., Stuart. 772-344-4020.

Not So Silent Auction: Society of Women Engineers. 6 p.m.June 14. Sailfish Brewing Company, 407 N. 2nd St., Fort Pierce. 772-332-1103; annahayes@mail.usf.edu.

Life Draw: 1-4 p.m.June 11. The Studio at the Elliott Museum, 825 N.E. Ocean Blvd., Stuart. Age: 21+. $20. Register: 772-225-1961; www.elliottmuseum.org.

Business Incubator of Martin County Open House/Shark Tank: 5:30 p.m.June 12. Indian River State College Chastain Campus, Wolf High-Technology Center, Chastain Campus, 2400 S.E. Salerno Road, Stuart. 772-462-7087; tkindred@irsc.edu.

SUNDAY'S SPECIAL EVENTS

World Ocean Day: Stuart Beach cleanup, followed by fun at the Coastal Center. Noon-4 p.m. Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center, 890 N.E. Ocean Blvd., Stuart. 8:30 a.m. cleanup; Coastal Center open All ages. $6-$12. RSVP: 772-225-0505; FloridaOcean.org.

Treasure Coast RV Show: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.Martin County Fairgrounds, 2616 S.E. Dixie Highway, Stuart. $8. Ticket: 813-741-0488; frvta.org.

SUNDAY'S RECURRING EVENTS

EXERCISE

SUP Fitness Class: Total body workout with core exercises on a paddleboard. 9 a.m. Jupiter Outdoor Center, 1116 Love St., Jupiter. $25. Reservation: 561-747-0063; jupiteroutdoorcenter.com.

GAMES

Open Duplicate Bridge: 12:30 p.m.Khatib Bridge & Education Center, 500 S.E. Palm Beach Road, Stuart. $7-$9. 772-287-5885; harrrybridge.com.

Texas Hold'em Charity Tournaments: 3 p.m.Cowboys Restaurant, 2902 S.E. Gran Parkway, Stuart. Ages 18 +. $20. 772-634-6980; darlenermtc@yahoo.com.

OTHER

Adopt A Greyhound: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.PetSmart, 2435 U.S. 1, Jensen Beach. 772-225-6868; greyhoundpetsfl.org.

Fish Tank Interpretation: Ranger target feeds the fish in Nature Center, provides information about what they eat, where they live, other facts. 11 a.m.John D. MacArthur Beach State Park, 10900 Jack Nicklaus Drive, North Palm Beach. $2-$5 park admission.

Stuart Green Market: Year round open air market offering local produce, baked goods, crafts. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. City Hall Parking Lot, 121 S.W. Flagler Ave., Stuart. 772-233-0297; Stuartgreenmarket.org.

Stuart Model Sailboat Club: Radio-controlled model sailboat racing. 1 p.m.Poppleton Creek Park, Central Boulevard, Stuart. 772-219-3820; rsc501@aol.com.

Sunday Fundays: Noon-4 p.m. River Center, 805 N. U.S. 1, Jupiter. RSVP: 561-743-7123; www.loxahatcheeriver.org/rivercenter.

MONDAY'S SPECIAL EVENTS

Carpenter's Kitchen Re-Opening: 5 p.m. St. Joseph Family Center, 1200 S.E. 10th St., Stuart. 772-287-2727; www.sjcflorida.org.

Home Blitz Project: Habitat for Humanity of MC building one home in one week. Opening ceremony 8 a.m. 14749 S.W. 173rd Drive, Carter Park, Indiantown. 772-223-9940; mgraff@habitatmartin.org.

MONDAY'S RECURRING EVENTS

ART/CRAFTS

Oil/Acrylic Painting Classes: Step by step instruction. 9:30 a.m.-noon. Artist Nook Studio, 45 Kindred St., Stuart. Adult. $30. Register: 772-220-4500; n.capozzi@stuartartsupply.com.

Watercolor Class: Learn the basics. 1-3 p.m. Kane Center, 900 S.E. Salerno Road, Stuart. Age 55+. $20-$25. 772-324-0082; kanecenter.org.

DANCE

Treasure Coast Tappers: Beginners to advanced. 10 a.m.Dance Academy of Stuart, 333 Tressler Drive, Stuart. Adults. 772-286-9671; rbetteboo@aol.com.

EXERCISE/health

Aerobic Chair Exercise: 9-10 a.m.Log Cabin Senior Center, Langford Park, 2369 N.E. Dixie Highway, Jensen Beach. $2. 772-334-2926.

Aerobic Dance Class: Easy-to-follow routines. 9:45-10:45 a.m.Jupiter Community Center, 200 Military Trail, Jupiter. Women, age 40+. $55-$69 for 10 classes. Register: 561-741-2400; kathy@exercisewithkathy.com.

Baby Boomer Boot Camp: 8:30-9:30 a.m.Jupiter Community Center, 200 Military Trail, Jupiter. Women, age 40+. $10-$15. Register: 561-236-4298; kathy@exercisewithkathy.com.

Lap Swimming: 5-7 a.m.Community Pool, 2801 S. Kanner Highway, Stuart. Adult. $30/month. Register: 772-219-1814; mccombj@martin.k12.fl.us.

"Quick Fit" Classes: Small group personal training format. 6:30 a.m., 7:30 a.m.BodyLogix Fitness & Athletic Center, 1050 N.E. Jensen Beach Blvd., Jensen Beach. www.bodylogix-fitness.com.

Senior Fitness: Class using stretch bands, weights, balls. 1-2 p.m. Kane Center, 900 S.E. Salerno Road, Stuart. Age 55+. $4-$6. 772-223-7800; www.kanecenter.org.

Twilight Yoga at the Light: 7 p.m.Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, 500 Captain Armour's Way, Jupiter. Donation suggested. 561-747-8380; www.jupiterlighthouse.org.

GAMES

Bingo: 6:30 p.m. Ridgeway Clubhouse, 8347 S.E. Swan Ave., Hobe Sound. Age 18+. $10-$40. 410-708-6391; bfabri@gmail.com.

Bridge, Canasta, Dominos: 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m.Jensen Beach Women's club, 3550 Sugarhill Road, Jensen Beach. $2. RSVP: 772-286-3078; gracilou28@yahoo.com.

Duplicate Bridge: Open. 12:30 p.m.Khatib Bridge & Education Center, 500 S.E. Palm Beach Road, Stuart. $7-$9. 772-287-5885; harrrybridge.com.

OTHER

Monday Movie Night: Coffee Bar Blue Door, 38 S.E. Osceola St., Stuart. 7:30 p.m. 772-221-7707; hhfirm@gmail.com.

sports

Pickup Tennis: 8-10 a.m.Hobe Sound public courts on Hercules Street. 772-546-6633; /tctennis.blogspot.com.

LOOKING AHEAD

Dugout Canoes Exhibit: New interactive exhibit. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sun. Through Sept. 1. Elliott Museum, 825 N.E. Ocean Blvd., Stuart. $6-$12. 772-225-1961; www.elliottmuseum.org.

Poetry Series: IRSC Literature Professor Dr. Roderick Hofer. 2-3:30 p.m.June 10, 17. Blake Library, 2351 S.E. Monterey Road, Stuart. 772-221-1403; www.library.martin.fl.us.

Lighthouse Sunset Tour: Children must be at least 48 inches tall to climb tower. 7:30 p.m.June 11, 20; 7:45 p.m.June 25. Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, 500 Captain Armour's Way, Jupiter. $15-$20. RSVP: 561-747-8380; www.jupiterlighthouse.org.

Lionfish in Florida: Marine Ecologist Dr. Zack Jud and children's lionfish talk with educational crafts & activities. 7 p.m.June 12. Environmental Studies Center. 2900 N.E. Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach. www.mclionfish.com; 772-221-1387.

KDW Fishing Tournament: Benefit for the ARC of Martin County. Captain's meeting 6 p.m.June 12. Tiki 52, 18487 S.E. U.S. 1, Jupiter. $250 a boat until June 11. Register: www.arcmc.org under events tab; 772-283-2525.

Workshop: Public meeting on the sanitary sewer services element of the Comprehensive Growth Management Plan. 6-8:30 p.m.June 12. MC Commission Chambers, 2401 S.E. Monterey Road, Stuart.

The Art of Brewing Beer: Brewmaster Scott Sundermeier demystifies the processes & ingredients that produce beer. 6-8 p.m.June 12. Blake Library, 2351 S.E. Monterey Road, Stuart. 772-288-5702; www.library.martin.fl.us.

Celebrate Father's Day with Guy Harvey: 6-8 p.m.June 13. Bealls, 59 N. U.S. 1, Jupiter. 561-743-7123; www.loxahatcheeriver.org.

19th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission: Review of Uniform Rules of Procedure. 5:30 p.m.June 13. Fox Wackeen Dungey, 3473 S.E. Willoughby Blvd., Stuart. 772-287-4444.

Alzheimer's Community Care Educational Seminar: 3 p.m.June 13. Monarch County Club Palm City, 1801 Monarch Club Drive, Palm City. RSVP: 772-532-1118; amartin@alzcare.org.

Lighthouse Moonrise Tour: 8 p.m.June 13. Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, 500 Captain Armour's Way, Jupiter. Children must be at least 48 inches tall to climb tower. $15-$20. RSVP: 561-747-8380; www.jupiterlighthouse.org.

KDW Fishing Tournament: Benefit for the ARC of Martin County. Gentleman's start 7 a.m. from St. Lucie Inlet, Jupiter Inlet or Palm Beach Inlet. Weigh in 2-4 p.m. at the JIBB Club, Jupiter Point or Tiki 52 in Jupiter. Awards dinner at Jupiter Point Marina5 p.m.June 14. $250 a boat until June 11. Register: www.arcmc.org under events tab; 772-283-2525.

Dedication: World Trade Center 9/11 Memorial. 9 a.m.June 14. Cummings Library, 2551 S.W. Matheson Ave., Palm City. 772-288-5677.

Author Talk: Children's author Janeen Mason, "Ocean Commotion: Caught in the Currents." 10:30 a.m.June 14. Elliott Museum, 825 N.E. Ocean Blvd., Stuart. $6-$12. RSVP: 772-225-1961; visitorservices@elliottmuseum.org.

Car Wash: Benefits student with leukemia. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.June 14. J.D. Parker Elementary School Parking lot, 1010 E. 10th St., Stuart. $5; donations appreciated.

Father/Child Fun Day: Benefits the C.A.N.D. L. E Project. 10 a.m.-1 p.m.June 14. 76 Golf World Family Fun Center, 6801 S. Kanner Hwy, Stuart. $15-$20. 561-839-8773; www.thecandleproject.net.

Beginning Farming Summer Series: University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension. 8 a.m. -4 p.m.June 14, July 12, Aug. 9, Sept. 13. Martin County Extension Service, 2416 S.E. Dixie Highway, Stuart. $30. Reservations: 772-288-5654; martin.ifas.ufl.edu.

Tools to Quit Class: Noon June 16. Veterans Benefit Services, 435 S.E. Flagler Ave., Stuart. Age 18+. Register: 877-819-2357; www.ahectobacco.com.

Will Review: With Shaun Weidrick. 9 a.m.-noon or Beth Prinz. 1-4 p.m., June 17. Kane Center, 900 S.E. Salerno Road, Stuart. RSVP: 772-223-7807.

Treasure Coast Macintosh Users Group: People learning together about their iPhones, iPads, MacBooks and iMacs. 5 p.m.June 19. Childrens Services Council of Martin County, 101 S.E. Central Parkway, Stuart. 772-283-5646; tcmug.net.

Art & Photography Exhibit & Auction: Call to artists to participate. 8 a.m.-8 p.m.June 20-July 21. Jonathan Dickinson State Park, 16450 U.S. 1, Hobe Sound. 561-745-5551; www.floridastateparks.org/jonathandickinson.

Thrift Store Bonanza: 2 items for $1. 9 a.m.-1 p.m.June 21. St. Luke's Thrift Store, 5150 S.E. Railway Ave., Port Salerno. 772-286-5455.

White Shirt Night: Artists paint T-shirts aprons, tote bags. 6-9 p.m.June 21. Taste Casual Dining, 11750 S.E. Bridge Road, Hobe Sound. $50; benefits Helping People Succeed. Also: VIP Meet the Artist, 5 p.m.June 21. $100. RSVP: 772-320-0770; www.hpsfl.org.

Blockbuster Plant Sale: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.June 21-22; also garden tour 1 p.m.June 22. Tropical Ranch Botanical Gardens, 1905 S.W. Ranch Trail, Stuart. 772-283-5565; www.trbg.us.

Naturalist Charles Boning: Hosted by Martin County Master Gardeners. 6 p.m.June 23. Blake Library, 2351 S.E. Monterey Road, Stuart. 772-288-5654; martin.ifas.ufl.edu.

CPR for Healthcare Providers: 9 a.m.June 24. Market Square Plaza, 2351 S.W. Martin Highway Palm City. Palm City. $37. Register: 772-785-5177; communityhealthcertification.com.

Senior Social Happy Hour: Featuring vocalist John Valan. 5 p.m.June 27. Kane Center, 900 S.E. Salerno Road, Stuart. Age 55+. $6-10. Ticket: 772-223-7807; www.kanecenter.org.

Taste of the Tropics: Lectures by Extension Agent Jeff Wasielewski on "The Ten Universal Truths of Tropical Fruit Horticulture" and tropical fruit enthusiast Ira Smith on "Annonas.". 9 a.m.-noonJune 28. Blake Library, 2351 S.E. Monterey Road, Stuart. 772-288-5654.

Women's Self-Defense Seminar: 1-3:30 p.m.June 28. Stuart Martial Arts Center, 1845 U.S. 1, Stuart. Age 13+. $15. Register: 772-288-2010; www.stuartmartialarts.com/.

JULY

USS Iwo Jima (LPH2/LDH7) Shipmates Organization: Aug. 27-31. Crowne Plaza Hotel, Jacksonville. Contact Robert G. McAnnally, 152 Frissell St., Hampton, VA 23663; 757-723-0317; yujack46709@gmail.com; ussiwojimashipmates.cfns.net.

Educational Reef Program: PowerPoint presentation on about the fish and other inhabitants of near shore reef, where to snorkel; bring your own snorkel equipment. 10 a.m.July 5, 12, 19, 26. John D. MacArthur Beach State Park, 10900 Jack Nicklaus Drive, N. Palm Beach. $2-$5 park admission; diver down flag required for snorkeling, can be rented at Beach Outfitters & Gift Shop. Reservation: 561-624-6952.

Learn to Kayak: Land-based course gives beginners the skills necessary for kayaking. 10 a.m.July 6. John D. MacArthur Beach State Park, 10900 Jack Nicklaus Drive, N. Palm Beach. $2-$5 park admission. Reservation: 561-624-6952.

Beach Cleanup: Trash bags, gloves provided; community service hours for school aged participants. 9-11 a.m.July 12. John D. MacArthur Beach State Park, 10900 Jack Nicklaus Drive, N. Palm Beach. 561-776-7449, ext. 109.

Nature Photography Workshop Outdoor Portraits: For all photographers; bring your own equipment; wear light clothing, bring sun block, mosquito repellent. 9 a.m.-1 p.m.July 12. John D. MacArthur Beach State Park, 10900 Jack Nicklaus Drive, N. Palm Beach. $35 plus $2-$5 park admission. www.macarthurbeach.org.

SKYWARN Severe Weather Spotter Class: Martin County SKYWARN host National Weather Service, Spotter Class. 10 a.m.-noonJuly 12. Martin County Emergency Operations Center, 800 S.E. Monterey Road, Stuart. Age 18+. Register: 772-6315846; rwtagg@bellsouth.net.

Martin County Commission Candidate Forum: Sponsored by Martin County Conservation Alliance. 6-7:30 p.m.July 16. Morgade Library, 5851 S.E. Community Drive, Stuart.

Carol Mathews Rey: Exploring Indiantown's history through photos & stories. 7 p.m.July 17. Elliott Museum, 825 N.E. Ocean Blvd., Stuart. $10-$12. RSVP: 772-225-1961; visitorservices@elliottmuseum.org.

Lighthouse Sunset Tour: Children must be at least 48 inches tall to climb tower. 7:45 p.m.July 9; 7:30 p.m.July 18, 23. Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, 500 Captain Armour's Way, Jupiter. $15-$20. RSVP: 561-747-8380; www.jupiterlighthouse.org.

Intro to Kayak Fishing: Learn the basics of kayak fishing; land based course. 1 p.m.July 19. John D. MacArthur Beach State Park, 10900 Jack Nicklaus Drive, N. Palm Beach. Reservation: 561-624-6952.

Birding at MacArthur Park: Ranger-led educational walk identifying bird species living in the park. 9:30 a.m.July 20. John D. MacArthur Beach State Park, 10900 Jack Nicklaus Drive, N. Palm Beach. $2-$5 park admission. Reservation: 561-624-6952.

Butterfly Walk: Park naturalist leads walking tour thru one of So. Fla's last remaining hardwood hammocks. 11 a.m.July 26. John D. MacArthur Beach State Park, 10900 Jack Nicklaus Drive, N. Palm Beach. $2-$5 park admission. Reservation: 561-624-6952.

Will Review: With Greg Keane. 9 a.m.-noonJuly 30. Kane Center, 900 S.E. Salerno Road, Stuart. RSVP: 772-223-7807.

AUGUST

Lighthouse Sunset Tour: Children must be at least 48 inches tall to climb tower. 7:15 p.m.Aug. 1, 6, 15, 20. Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, 500 Captain Armour's Way, Jupiter. $15-$20. RSVP: 561-747-8380; www.jupiterlighthouse.org.

Not All-Aboard Discussion: What Can We Do? Speakers include K.C. Traylor of Florida Not All Aboard. 6:30-7:30 p.m.Aug. 20. Morgade Library, 5851 S.E. Community Drive, Stuart. Sponsored by Martin County Conservation Alliance.

Bob Watkins: Former executive explores Grumman aviation's history of innovation. 7 p.m.Aug. 21. Elliott Museum, 825 N, E, Ocean Blvd., Stuart. $10-$12. RSVP: 772-225-1961; visitorservices@elliottmuseum.org.

SEPTEMBER

Lighthouse Sunset Tour: Children must be at least 48 inches tall to climb tower. 6:45 p.m.Sept. 5, 10, 19; 6:30 p.m.Sept. 24. Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, 500 Captain Armour's Way, Jupiter. $15-$20. RSVP: 561-747-8380; www.jupiterlighthouse.org.

Genome -- The Secret of How Life Works: Exhibit about the human genome. 10 a.m.Sept. 27; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sun. thru Jan. 25. Elliott Museum, 825 N.E. Ocean Blvd., Stuart. $6-$12. 772-225-1961; ldjahed@elliottmuseum.org.

OCTOBER

Lighthouse Sunset Tour: Children must be at least 48 inches tall to climb tower. 6:15 p.m.Oct. 3, 17; 6 p.m.Oct. 22. Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, 500 Captain Armour's Way, Jupiter. $15-$20. RSVP: 561-747-8380; www.jupiterlighthouse.org.

NOVEMBER

Lighthouse Sunset Tour: Children must be at least 48 inches tall to climb tower. 4:45 p.m.Nov. 7, 12, Dec. 5, 19. Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, 500 Captain Armour's Way, Jupiter. $15-$20. RSVP: 561-747-8380; www.jupiterlighthouse.org.

2015 EVENTS

Art of Seating -- Two Hundred Years of American Design: The chair experienced not only as a functional item, but as art. 10 a.m.Feb. 7, 2015; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sun. thru May 20, 2015. Elliott Museum, 825 N.E. Ocean Blvd., Stuart. $6-$12. 772-225-1961; ldjahed@elliottmuseum.org.

Elliott Museum Benefit: 7 p.m.Feb. 27, 2015. Elliott Museum, 825 N.E. Ocean Blvd., Stuart. $300-$500. RSVP: 772-225-1961; www.elliottmuseum.org.

"Classics at the Beach" Reception: Cocktail party. 6 p.m.April 11, 2015. Elliott Museum, 825 Ocean Blvd., Stuart. Age 18+. $75; benefits Elliott Museum. RSVP: 772-225-1961; www.elliottmuseum.org.

"Classics at the Beach": Elliott Museum Invitational Car Show. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.April 12, 2015. Elliott Museum, 825 N.E. Ocean Blvd., Stuart. $6-$12. 772-225-1961; www.classicsatthebeach.org.

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