SLC Fair Midway

Don’t miss the fun and excitement at the St. Lucie County Fair from Friday, Feb. 22, through Sunday, March 3, at the St. Lucie County Fairgrounds. Visit stluciecountyfair.org for hours and schedule of events or call 464.2910.

Please be sure to check before attending an event in case it was changed or canceled.

February-December 2019

CONTINUING

Through Sunday, March 8
• Artists of Color: Place, Race and Vision of the Florida Highwaymen – A celebration of the vibrant palettes and creative innovations of these renowned artists in a special exhibition of vintage works assembled from private collections. Backus Museum and Gallery, Fort Pierce. 465.0630

RECURRING

Every Saturday
• Farmer’s Market and Jazz Market Arts and Crafts – Melody Lane, downtown Fort Pierce. Farmer’s Market 8 a.m.-noon; Jazz Market 8 a.m.-1 p.m. 940.1145
• Behind the Scenes Tours – St. Lucie County Aquarium, Fort Pierce, 2 p.m. 462.3474

Every Tuesday
• Jazz Jam by Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Society – Sunrise Black Box Theatre, 7-10 p.m. Starts Nov. 7. 460.5299

First Tuesday
• St. Lucie County Aquarium’s Smithsonian Exhibit of saltwater marine life in living native habitat – This is the once-a-month free admission day. 462.3474

Every Wednesday
• Immersion Tour of Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute – North of Fort Pierce. 10:30 a.m.-noon. Limited to 12 people. Reservations required: 242.2293
• Green Market and Food Co-op – Marina Square, Fort Pierce, 12-6 p.m. 971.8480
• Volunteer Gardening Day – Heathcote Botanical Gardens, Fort Pierce, 9 a.m.-noon. 464.4672

Select Thursdays
• Indian River Lagoon Research Tour – via 30-passenger pontoon boat, January-April, hosted by Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute – North of Fort Pierce. 10:30 a.m.-noon. Feb. 21, March 7, March 21, April 4. Reservations: 242.2293

Third Thursday
• Behind the Scenes Tour of Smithsonian Research Station – South Hutchinson Island, Fort Pierce, 2 p.m. Registration required: LomaxE@si.edu

First Friday
• FridayFest – Downtown Fort Pierce, 5:30-9 p.m. (None in July) Call for rain date. 466.3880

Third Friday
• Coffee with Mayor of Fort Pierce – Fort Pierce Yacht Club, Veterans Memorial Park, 8 a.m. 466.3880
• Art Walk – downtown Fort Pierce (Second Street), 5-8 p.m. 462.2783

Fourth Friday
• Coffee with St. Lucie County Commission Chairman – SLCTV studio, Room 101, County Administration Building, Fort Pierce. 8:30 a.m. 462.1400

FEBRUARY

Friday, Feb. 1
• Understanding Coral Disease Through 3D Modeling – Presented by Ian Combs at the Ocean Discovery Visitors Center, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute. Free, 3-4 p.m. To reserve: 242.2293
• Sinbad – stand-up comedy, Sunrise Theatre, 8 p.m. 461.4775
• The Star Spangled Girl – IRSC Wynne Black Box Theatre, 7 p.m. 800.220.9915

Saturday, Feb. 2
• iLuminate – Astonishing dance and light show; sells out quickly. See their video on the Sunrise website. Sunrise Theatre, 8 p.m. 461.4775
• Trolley Tour – Hosted by Main Street. Must call to reserve. Tours sell out fast. 1 and 2:30 p.m. 466.3880
• Lil’ Ed and the Blues Imperials – Sunrise Theatre, 8 p.m. 461.4775
• The Star Spangled Girl – IRSC Wynne Black Box Theatre, 7 p.m. 800.220.9915

Tuesday, Feb. 5
• Florida Soul – Presented by John Capouya at Sunrise Black Box Theatre. Florida has a rich soul music heritage and Capouya will lead listeners through it. 2 p.m. Register online at BackusMuseum.com

Wednesday, Feb. 6
• DNAngling – Molecular identification of fish in the Indian River. Presented by Nick Dickens. Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Johnson Education Center 4 and 7 p.m. 242.2293 to reserve. Live streaming available: fau.edu/hboi/community/osls.php
• The Fascinating World of Bryozoans – They clean the water, may have medicinal properties, may help understand climate change. Judith Winston from the Smithsonian Marine Station presenting at St. Lucie County Aquarium, 420 Seaway Drive at 9 a.m. 465.3271

Thursday Feb. 7
• The Fab Four Tribute – Sunrise Theatre, 7 p.m. 461.4775

Friday, Feb. 8
• What You See Is What We Measure – Using Light for Oceanography, presented by Chris Strait at the Ocean Discovery Visitors Center, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute. Free, 3-4 p.m. 242.2293 to reserve.
• The New Shanghai Circus – Sunrise Theatre, 8 p.m. 461.4775
• Indian River Lagoon Symposium – forum for the public at Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute. Try www.indianriverlagoon.org for details or call Harbor Branch by Feb. 1 and ask for the time and other information. 242.2400

Saturday, Feb. 9
• Astronomy Day and Night – Adults and kids can see the stars at free open house. Telescopes, guest speakers, handouts, planetarium mini-shows, guided views of the sky, weather permitting. Hallstrom Planetarium, IRSC Fort Pierce campus, 3-9 p.m. 800.220.9915
• NASA Update – On the space program and exploration of the universe. Treasure Coast Astronomy Society provides exhibits with telescopes, guided viewing of the sky, and family activities after the 45-minute talk which starts at 4 p.m. Free. IRSC Hallstrom Planetarium, 462.4750

Sunday, Feb. 10
• A Night in Tunisia – Presented by Sunrise Jazz Combo with proceeds to Little Birthday Angels, a non-profit providing birthday parties to local homeless children. Sunrise Theatre, 7 p.m. 461.4775

Tuesday, Feb. 12
• State of the City Address by Mayor Linda Hudson – The first annual address. “Fort Pierce: Rich History, Bright Future.” A look back, current standing and a preview of the year ahead. Free at Sunrise Theatre and free parking. 6-8 p.m. 467.3000

Wednesday, Feb. 13
• Ocean Entrees – Eat your sea vegetables! Presented by Megan Davis at Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, Johnson Education Center. Free. 4 and 7 p.m. To reserve seat, call 242.2293. Live streaming available: Fau.edu/hboi/community/osls.php
• Aquarium After Dark – Smithsonian Ecosystems exhibit at the St. Lucie County Aquarium, 420 Seaway Drive just over South Bridge. Explore darkened aquariums with special flashlights. Pizza dinner included. 6 p.m. 465.3271

Thursday, Feb. 14
Valentine’s Day
• Into the Woods –IRSC McAlpin Theatre, 7 p.m. 800.220.9915

Friday, Feb. 15-Sunday, Feb. 17
• Florida Highwaymen Weekend Celebration – Friday and Saturday: dealers offer vintage Florida Highwaymen paintings for sale on the outdoor mural plaza surrounding the A.E. Backus Museum and Gallery, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday: Heritage Trail Festival and Art Fair at Moore’s Creek Linear Park, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday: Dealer sales at the museum continue, noon-4 p.m. 465.0630
• Treasure Coast Pirate Fest – Veterans Memorial Park, 600 N. Indian River Drive. Discover the living history pirate encampment, pirate ships, a Little Buccaneer Kids Zone, costume contests, live “mermaids,” treasure hunt, pirate weapon demo with real cannons, pirate crews, and historical re-enactors from across the country. Enjoy pirate artists and live bands. Arts and crafts vendors, food, and drink in a family friendly setting. Donate canned goods to the Treasure Coast Food Bank. Friday: 2-8 p.m. Saturday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 15
• Elasmobranch Community Dynamics in the Southern Indian River Lagoon – Presented by Amelia “Grace” Roskar at the Ocean Discovery Visitors Center, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute. Free, 3-4 p.m. 242.2293 to reserve.
• Fire District Open House – meet your first responders and learn about local resources. Food, games, giveaways, prizes and more for the whole family. 855 Seaway Drive. 5:30-7:30 p.m. 621.3333
• Into the Woods – IRSC McAlpin Theatre, 7 p.m. 800.220.9915

Saturday, Feb. 16
• Abba Mania – Sunrise Theatre, 8 p.m. 461.4775
• Stones Clones – Sunrise Theatre Black Box, 8 p.m. 461.4775
• Into the Woods – IRSC McAlpin Theatre, 2 and 7 p.m. 800.220.9915

Sunday, Feb. 17
• The Zombies – Sunrise Theatre, 7 p.m. 461.4775

Monday, Feb. 18
Presidents Day
• City Hall Closed

Tuesday, Feb. 19
• Transparent Waters: History and significance of Florida’s Springs – presented by Tom Benson at the A.E. Backus Museum and Gallery. Hosted by Backus and Main Street Fort Pierce. Free, 2 p.m. 465.0630

Wednesday, Feb. 20
• The Junior Scientists Program – Research by the next generation to preserve our natural resources for all generations. Presented by Dennis Hanisak at Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, Johnson Education Center. Free. 4 and 7 p.m. To reserve a seat call 242.2293. Live streaming available: Fau.edu/hboi/community/osls.php
• Denny Diamond: Neil Diamond Tribute – Sunrise Theatre, 7 p.m. 461.4775
• Florida’s Oculina Coral Reef – These reefs occur nowhere else in the world and are made of Ivory Tree Coral. They were discovered by Harbor Branch in 1975 and are now protected in a 600-square-mile Habitat Area of Particular Concern. Presenter John Reed of Harbor Branch did the research that resulted in the HAPC area from Fort Pierce to St. Augustine. In his talk, Reed will give an update. St. Lucie County Aquarium, 420 Seaway Drive at 9 a.m. 465.3271

Thursday, Feb. 21
• Trolley Tour – hosted by Main Street. Must call to reserve. Tip: tours sell out fast. 10 and 11:30 a.m. 466.3880
• Smithsonian Marine Station Lecture Series – Speaker to be announced. Pelican Yacht Club, Fort Pierce at 7 p.m. Free. For information: 465.3271

Friday, Feb. 22 – Sunday, March 3
• St. Lucie County Fair – St. Lucie County Fairgrounds – hours vary. See stluciecountyfair.org for hours and schedule of events. 464.2910

Friday, Feb. 22
• Anthropogenic Contaminants in Stranded Cetaceans (whales and dolphins) – How our addiction to convenience is affecting them. Presented by Catherine Lo at the Ocean Discovery Visitors Center, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute. Free, 3-4 p.m. 242.2293 to reserve.
• Fire District Open House – meet your first responders and learn about local resources. Food, games, giveaways, prizes and more for the whole family. 3395 North A1A. 5:30-7:30 p.m. 621.3333
• Free Movie: E.T. at the River Walk Center – at about 6:30 p.m. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic if you want. Children younger than 14 must be accompanied by an adult. 467.3031
• Dr. Neu and Blujafunk: 21 Blue – Sunrise Theatre, 7 p.m. 461.4775
• Darlene Love – Sunrise Theatre, 8 p.m. 461.4775

Saturday, Feb. 23
• New York Mets Spring Training – begins at their stadium in St. Lucie West with a 1:10 p.m. opener with the Atlanta Braves. Tickets online: www.mlb.com/mets/tickets/spring-training
• Bonsai Bash – Heathcote Botanical Gardens. Music, libations, dining and fun. Proceeds to benefit and maintain the James Smith Bonsai Collection and support programs. Ticketing information, 464.4672
• Phantom of the Universe – Hallstrom Planetarium, IRSC Fort Pierce campus, 1 and 2:30 p.m. 800.220.9915

Sunday, Feb. 24
• New York Mets Spring Training – at their stadium in St. Lucie West with a 1:10 p.m. game vs. the Houston Astros.

Wednesday, Feb. 27
• Investigating the deep pelagic animals in the northern Gulf of Mexico after the BP oil spill – Presented by Jon Moore, FAU Wilkes Honor College at Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, Johnson Education Center. Free. 4 and 7 p.m. To reserve, 242.2293. Live streaming available at fau.edu/hboi/community/osls.php
• Aquarium After Dark – Smithsonian Ecosystems exhibit at the St. Lucie County Aquarium, 420 Seaway Drive, at the east end of South Bridge. Explore darkened aquariums with special flashlights. Pizza dinner included. 6 p.m. 465.3271

Thursday, Feb. 28
• Free Movie: Sing – at Means Court Center at about 6:30 p.m. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic if you want. Children younger than 14 must be accompanied by an adult. 467.3031
• Los Vivancos: Born to Dance – Sunrise Theatre, 7 p.m. 461.4775
• Smithsonian Marine Station Open House – Seaway Drive, South Hutchinson Island, Fort Pierce at 2 p.m. 465.3271

MARCH

Friday, March 1
• Pulling back the Curtain on Biosynthesis of Marine Natural Products – Presented by Rene Miller-Xavier at the Ocean Discovery Visitors Center, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute. Free, 3-4 p.m. 242.2293 to reserve.
• Benice: Fuego – Sunrise Theatre, 8 p.m. 461.4775

Saturday, March 2
• Trolley Tour – hosted by Main Street. Must call to reserve. Tours sell out fast. 1 and 2:30 p.m. 466.3880
• The Choir of Man – high energy dance, percussion and foot-stomping choreography. Sunrise Theatre, 8 p.m. 461.4775

Sunday, March 3
• All You Should Eat Backus Brunch and Painting Raffle – Call for details. 465.0630
• Anka Sings Sinatra – Sunrise Theatre, 7 p.m. 461.4775

Tuesday, March 5
• Florida Transportation History – Planes, Trains & Automobiles, & Steamboats too. Presented by Steve Noll at the Sunrise Black Box Theatre, free, at 2 p.m. Hosted by Backus and Main Street Fort Pierce. 465.0630

Wednesday, March 6
• Using Remote Sensing Technologies to Detect Harmful Algal Blooms – Presented by Tim Moore, University of New Hampshire at Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, Johnson Education Center. Free. 4 and 7 p.m. To reserve call 242.2293. Live streaming available at fau.edu/hboi/community/osls.php
• The Beach Boys – Sunrise Theatre, 7 p.m. 461.4775
• Surface Water Runoff on the Indian River Lagoon – Dr. Lisa Krimsky from University of Florida IFAS will talk about source and concentrations of nutrients. 9 a.m. St. Lucie County Aquarium, 420 Seaway Drive. 465.3271

Thursday, March 7
• Trolley Tour – hosted by Main Street. Must call to reserve. Tours sell out fast. 10 and 11:30 a.m. 466.3880
• Music for All Variety Concert – IRSC McAlpin Theatre, 7 p.m. 800.220.9915

Friday, March 8
• Music for All Variety Concert – IRSC McAlpin Theatre, 7 p.m. 800.220.9915
• The Microbiome, the Hurricane, and the Canary – Presented by David Bradshaw at the Ocean Discovery Visitors Center, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute. Free, 3-4 p.m. 242.2293 to reserve.
• Legally Blonde, The Musical – Sunrise Theatre, 8 p.m. 461.4775
• Phantom of the Universe – Hallstrom Planetarium, IRSC Fort Pierce campus, 6 and 7:30 p.m. 800.220.9915

Saturday, March 9
• Cattleman’s Dance – hosted by Sunrise Theatre at Adams Ranch, 26003 Orange Avenue. Dinner and dancing, live and silent auction, live music by Bruce Hunter and the Real Country Band. $60 per person and $75 after March 1. Proceeds to benefit the historic Sunrise Theatre. 461.4775
• We’re Back Baby – Presented by Dr. Shamsher Singh and Southeast Honor Flight at the Sunrise Theatre, 7 p.m. 461.4775
• Music for All Variety Concert – IRSC McAlpin Theatre, 2 and 7 p.m. 800.220.9915
• Phantom of the Universe – Hallstrom Planetarium, IRSC Fort Pierce campus, 1 and 2:30 p.m. 800.220.9915

Wednesday, March 13
• Extending Soil Conservation to the Sea – Marine sediments as the next frontier! Presented by Jordon Beckler at Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, Johnson Education Center. Free. 4 and 7 p.m. To reserve: 242.2293. Live streaming available at fau.edu/hboi/community/osls.php

Thursday, March 14
• Rumours: A Fleetwood Mac Tribute – Sunrise Theatre, 7 p.m. 461.4775
• Smithsonian Marine Station Lecture Series – speaker to be announced. Pelican Yacht Club, Fort Pierce at 7 p.m. Free. For information: 465.3271
• The Lady Swims Today – Pineapple Playhouse, 8 p.m. 465.0366

Saturday, March 9-Sunday, April 28
• A.E. Backus & Clyde Butcher and the Florida Landscapes – oil painter and photographer capture the Florida landscape in their own ways. Opening reception March 15 6-8 p.m. 465.0630

Friday, March 15
• Free Movie: Incredibles 2 – Fort Pierce Police Department, South U.S. 1, at about 7 p.m. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic if you want. Children younger than 14 must be accompanied by an adult. 467.3031
• Lonestar – Sunrise Theatre, 8 p.m. 461.4775
• The Lady Swims Today – Pineapple Playhouse, 8 p.m. 465.0366

Saturday, March 16
• Felix Cavaliere & Gene Cornish’s Rascals – Sunrise Theatre, 8 p.m. 461.4775
• The Lady Swims Today - Pineapple Playhouse, 8 p.m. 465.0366

Sunday, March 17
Saint Patrick’s Day
• The Lady Swims Today – Pineapple Playhouse, 2 p.m. 465.0366

Tuesday, March 19
• Patrick Smith’s Florida is a Land Remembered – Presented by Rick Smith. Free at 2 p.m. Hosted by Backus and Main Street Fort Pierce. Location to be announced on the A.E. Backus Museum and Gallery website or call them. 465.0630

Wednesday, March 20
• Redefining Habitat Complexity with 3D Technology – Presenter Elizabeth Salewski from University of South Florida is using 3D technology to create oyster reef models that help determine the size and abundance of oysters living on the reef. The aim is to determine what habitat features are likely to influence reef growth, survival and the effect that organisms in the community have on each other. St. Lucie County Aquarium, 420 Seaway Drive at 9 a.m. 465.3271

Thursday, March 21
• The Lady Swims Today – Pineapple Playhouse, 8 p.m. 465.0366

Friday, March 22
• The Lady Swims Today – Pineapple Playhouse, 8 p.m. 465.0366

Saturday, March 23
• Sandy Shoes Seafood and Brew – Veterans Memorial Park, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Family fun, food, competitions, vendors, music. 466.3880
• CeCe Teneal: A Tribute to Aretha Franklin – Sunrise Theatre, 8 p.m. 461.4775
• The Lady Swims Today – Pineapple Playhouse, 8 p.m. 465.0366

Sunday, March 24
• The Lady Swims Today – Pineapple Playhouse, 2 p.m. 465.0366
• Waterside Blues Concert – Marina Square Park, Melody Lane, Rusty Wright Band. Bring your chair.
1-5 p.m. 460.5299

Wednesday, March 27
• Tony Bennett – Sunrise Theatre, 7 p.m. 461.4775

Thursday, March 28
• The Odd Couple – IRSC McAlpin Theatre, 7 p.m. 800.220.9915
• The Lady Swims Today – Pineapple Playhouse, 8 p.m. 465.0366

Friday, March 29
• The Australian BeeGees – Sunrise Theatre, 8 p.m. 461.4775
• The Odd Couple – IRSC McAlpin Theatre, 7 p.m. 800.220.9915
• The Lady Swims Today – Pineapple Playhouse, 8 p.m. 465.0366

Saturday, March 30
• Clyde Butcher, famed photographer, book signing – A.E. Backus Museum and Gallery, 1-3 p.m. 465.0630
• HANDS of St. Lucie County: Docs Rock – Sunrise Theatre, 7 p.m. 461.4775
• Spring Plant Sale – Heathcote Botanical Gardens. An exceptional selection of plants: exotics, natives, tropical, orchids, herbs, garden art and accessories from vendors across the state. Children’s activities, food and more. Admission free for the weekend. Time: Call 464.4672
• The Odd Couple – IRSC McAlpin Theatre, 2 and 7 p.m. 800.220.9915
• Marvelous Myths – The connection between superheroes and myth, and how science and technology may be able to duplicate some of their feats. 4 p.m. Free. IRSC Hallstrom Planetarium, 462.4750
• The Lady Swims Today – Pineapple Playhouse, 8 p.m. 465.0366

Sunday, March 31
• Spring Plant Sale – Heathcote Botanical Gardens. An exceptional selection of plants exotics, natives, tropical, orchids, herbs, garden art and accessories from vendors across the state. Children’s activities, food and more. Admission free for the weekend. Time: Call 464.4672
• The Lady Swims Today – Pineapple Playhouse, 2 p.m. 465.0366

APRIL

Tuesday, April 2
• Alligators in Florida Culture – Presented by Jeff Klinkenberg, free, at 2 p.m. Hosted by Backus and Main Street Fort Pierce. Location: call 465.0630

Wednesday, April 3
• Murphy’s Celtic Legacy – Sunrise Theatre, 7 p.m. 461.4775
• Tale of Two Mega Spills: What oil spills mean to the Gulf of Mexico – Benjamin Prueitt, C-IMAGE Consortium talks about the findings of 8 years of research and experiments to create a better picture of the spill and what to expect if it happens again. St. Lucie County Aquarium, 420 Seaway Drive at 9 a.m. 465.3271

Friday, April 5
• Fire District Open House – meet your First Responders. Fun for the whole family with food, games, giveaways and more. 3601 Industrial 33rd St., Airport Industrial Business Park, St. Lucie Boulevard. 5:30-7:30 p.m. 621.3333

Saturday, April 6
• Oyster Fest – Enjoy your fill of plump oysters, delicious seafood, rock to good music, arts and crafts, and relax with a great day on the waterfront at Veterans Memorial Park. Shells are saved for oyster restoration projects to help clean the water of the Indian River Lagoon. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. https://tinyurl.com/FP-OysterFest

Sunday, April 7
• Tea in the Gardens – Heathcote Botanical Gardens. For details call 464.4672
• Oyster Fest – Enjoy your fill of plump oysters, delicious seafood, rock to good music, arts and crafts, and relax with a great day on the waterfront at Veterans Memorial Park. Shells are saved for oyster restoration projects to help clean the water of the Indian River Lagoon. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. https://tinyurl.com/FP-OysterFest.

Monday, April 8
• The Passion of Christ – Presented by the Catholic communities of St. Anastasia Church and San Juan Diego Centro – Sunrise Theatre, 7 p.m. 461.4775

Thursday, April 11
• Tribute to Broadway – Big Band and Classical Music at IRSC McAlpin Theatre, 7 p.m. 800.220.9915

Friday, April 12
• Tribute to Broadway – Big Band and Classical Music at IRSC McAlpin Theatre, 7 p.m. 800.220.9915

Saturday, April 13
• Tribute to Broadway – Big Band and Classical Music at IRSC McAlpin Theatre, 2 and 7 p.m. 800.220.9915
• Bear Tales and Other Grizzly Stories – Hallstrom Planetarium, IRSC Fort Pierce campus, 1 and 2:30 p.m. 800.220.9915

Sunday, April 14
• Contemporary American Choral Music – IRSC McAlpin Theatre, 2 p.m. 800.220.9915

Wednesday, April 17
• Dance Competition Recital – IRSC Wynne Black Box Theatre, 7 p.m. 800.220.9915

Thursday, April 18
• Dance Competition Recital – IRSC Wynne Black Box Theatre, 7 p.m. 800.220.9915

Friday, April 19
• Free Movie: Rascal Rebel Rabbit – Peter Rabbit at about 8 p.m. in Jaycee Park. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic if you want. Children younger than 14 must be accompanied by an adult. 467.3031

Saturday, April 20
• Boz Scaggs Out of the Blues Tour – Sunrise Theatre, 8 p.m. 461.4775
• Ed Calle – Sunrise Theatre Black Box, 8 p.m. 461.4775
• Comfortably Numb – Anesthesiology in history and modern practice, including first uses in dentistry, late 19th century. 4 p.m. Free. IRSC Hallstrom Planetarium, 462.4750

Sunday, April 21
Easter

Friday, April 26
• One Night of Queen – Sunrise Theatre, 8 p.m. 461.4775

MAY

Wednesday, May 1
• Main Street Fort Pierce Annual Meeting and Celebration – Platts-Backus House, 5-7 p.m. 466.3880

Friday, May 3
• Fire District Open House – meet your First Responders. Fun for the whole family with food, games, giveaways and more. 350 East Midway Road. 5:30-7:30 p.m. 621.3333

Sunday, May 5
• Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Tour – Sunrise Theatre, 3 p.m. 461.4775

Thursday, May 9
• Norman, Is That You? – Pineapple Playhouse, 8 p.m. 465.0366

Friday, May 10-Friday, June 21
• Through the Eye of the Camera – the best works of photography in different categories are on display at the A.E. Backus Museum and Gallery in a juried competition. Reception May 17, 6-8 p.m.
For details on how and when to enter, call 465.0630

Friday, May 10
• Fire District Open House – meet your First Responders. Fun for the whole family with food, games, giveaways and more. 3601 Industrial 33rd St., Airport Industrial Business Park, St. Lucie Boulevard. 5:30-7:30 p.m. 621.3333
• Norman, Is That You? – Pineapple Playhouse, 8 p.m. 465.0366

Saturday, May 11
• Bear Tales and Other Grizzly Stories – Hallstrom Planetarium, IRSC Fort Pierce campus, 1 and 2:30 p.m. 800.220.9915
• Spring Into Gardening Festival and Plant Fashion Show – Master Gardeners will be selling all types of plants from their nursery and vendors will be there too. 8400 Picos Road at the Cooperative Extension office, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. 462.1660
• Norman, Is That You? – Pineapple Playhouse, 8 p.m. 465.0366

Sunday, May 12
• Norman, Is That You? – Pineapple Playhouse, 2 p.m. 465.0366

Thursday, May 16
• Norman, Is That You? – Pineapple Playhouse, 8 p.m. 465.0366

Friday, May 17
• Norman, Is That You? – Pineapple Playhouse, 8 p.m. 465.0366

Saturday, May 18
• Norman, Is That You? – Pineapple Playhouse, 8 p.m. 465.0366

Sunday, May 19
• Norman, Is That You? – Pineapple Playhouse, 2 p.m. 465.0366

Thursday, May 23
• Norman, Is That You? – Pineapple Playhouse, 8 p.m. 465.0366

Friday, May 24
• Free Movie: The Sandlot – Former PAL Center at about 8 p.m. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic if you want. Children younger than 14 must be accompanied by an adult. 467.3031
• Norman, Is That You? – Pineapple Playhouse, 8 p.m. 465.0366

Saturday, May 25
• Explore advanced robotics as Professor Paul Godfrey of IRSC Electronics Engineering Technology Department presents ideas on robotic thinking in Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) and neural networks, hearing and speech recognition, visual recognition and see-in-the-dark technology. Discuss the concepts of out-of-control A.I.s and rampaging robots. 4 p.m. Free at IRSC Hallstrom Planetarium 462.4750
• Norman, Is That You? – Pineapple Playhouse, 8 p.m. 465.0366

Sunday, May 26
• Norman, Is That You? – Pineapple Playhouse, 2 p.m. 465.0366

Monday, May 27
Memorial Day

JUNE

Friday, June 7
• Backus Bingo Luncheon: The Big Game. Lots of fun and merriment for all. A.E. Backus Museum and Gallery. 465.0630

Sunday, June 9
• True Crew Dance Co.: A Day with the Crew Tour – Sunrise Theatre, 4:30 p.m. 461.4775

JULY

Thursday, July 4
Independence Day
• City Hall Closed
• Stars over St. Lucie – the annual fireworks show over the Indian River Lagoon at dusk. View by boat or downtown waterfront. 6-9:30 p.m. 466.3880

Saturday, July 27
• Treasure Coast Waterway Cleanup – The Fort Pierce Inlet, Fort Pierce beaches, North Fork of the St. Lucie River, shores of Causeway Island and many more are part of this Treasure Coast-wide cleanup. Last year more than 5 tons of trash were picked up from 125 miles of waterways by 985 people. Visit www.tcwaterwayCleanup.com and choose a site to help clean. Boaters and divers welcome. Free t-shirts. 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 285.1646

AUGUST

Saturday, Aug. 17
• Reverse Raffle – Main Street Fort Pierce at Pelican Yacht Club, 6-10 p.m. 466.3880

SEPTEMBER

Monday, Sept. 2
Labor Day
• City Hall Closed

OCTOBER

Wednesday, Oct. 23
• Ghost Walk – Downtown, 5-7:30 p.m. Several tours are available – see the Main Street Fort Pierce web page for details. Reservations required because tours sell out quickly. 466.3880

Thursday, Oct. 24
• Ghost Walk – Downtown, 5-7:30 p.m. Several tours are available – see the Main Street Fort Pierce web page for details. Reservations required because tours sell out quickly. 466.3880

Tuesday, Oct. 29
• Indian River Lagoon Science Festival – For information: 465.3271

NOVEMBER

Saturday, Nov. 9
• Annual Muster – Navy SEAL Museum, North Hutchinson Island. For times and events see www.navysealmuseum.org or call 595.5845

Monday. Nov. 11
Veterans Day
• City Hall Closed

Thursday, November 14
• Reflections Art Show – at Platts-Backus House, 5-7 p.m. Call for information: 465.3880

Thursday, Nov. 28
Thanksgiving
• City Hall Closed

Friday, Nov. 29
• City Hall Closed

Saturday, Nov. 30
• Small Business Saturday – the day to shop at your favorite small businesses.

DECEMBER

Christmas Boat Parade – date and time to be announced.

Sunday, Dec. 1
• Sights and Sounds on 2nd Street – Holiday festival with a parade and tree lighting. 10:30 a.m. to about 6 p.m. 466.3880

Thursday, Dec. 12
• Art Show: Colleen Nash Becht – at the Platts-Backus House, 5-7 p.m. 466.3880

Sunday Dec. 22
Hanukkah

Tuesday, Dec. 24
Christmas Eve
• City Hall Closed

Wednesday, Dec. 25
Christmas Day
• City Hall Closed

Monday, Dec. 30
Hanukkah ends

Tuesday, Dec. 31
New Years Eve

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