Crosstown Parkway

GREG GARDNER

Come celebrate the grand opening of Crosstown Parkway bridge and extension to U.S. 1. Ceremony is from 9-10:30 a.m. followed by ribbon cutting. Community Block Party immediately afterward until 2 p.m. Narrated trolley rides over the bridge, food vendors, commemorative merchandise for sale, kids zone, customized and classic cars, live music and more. Parking is available nearby. Call 871.5176.

ALL DATES AND TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. PLEASE CALL BEFORE ATTENDING.

September – January 2020

CONTINUING

• Art Gallery Exhibit: Civic Center Gallery, 807.4488.

RECURRING

Every Saturday
• Square Dancing – Walton Road Community Center, Port St. Lucie, 6 p.m. 631.2184
• Wood Carver’s Workshop – Walton Road Community Center, Port St. Lucie. 8 a.m. to noon. 359.8565
• Treasure Coast Model Railroad Club – clubhouse at 273 Becker Road. Ever-changing layout with trains in action, open for public viewing, free, 10 a.m. to noon. Best to call first. 621.9636

Third Saturday
• Community Garage Sale – Minsky Gym, Darwin Boulevard, Port St. Lucie, 8 a.m. to noon. 344.4142
• New Tradition Market – The Landing, Tradition. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Every Sunday
• St. Lucie Green Market in St. Lucie West – in parking lot near Bob Evans Restaurant, 1855 S.W. Fountainview Blvd., 10 a.m. to
2 p.m. 954.290.4559

Fourth Sunday
• One-Stop Garage Sale – Port St. Lucie Civic Center’s garage, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. September through April. 344.4142

Every Monday
• Line Dancing – Walton Road Community Center, Port St. Lucie. 370.1732

Every Tuesday
• Wood Carver’s Workshop – Walton Road Community Center, Port St. Lucie. 8 a.m. to noon. 359.8565

Second Tuesdays
• Dancing with the Big Band – The Ambassadors of Swing, Port St. Lucie Civic Center, 7 p.m. 807.4488

First Wednesday
• Pretty Princess Tea Party – Community Center, ages 1 and older. Monthly except for July. Meet a new princess each month. Featuring singing, dancing, dress-up, pretend tea party. $3 per child older than 12 months; $1 per adult. 10-11:30 a.m. 807.4488

Second and Fourth Wednesday
• Jazz Jam Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Society – Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens, 6:30-9:30 p.m. 337.1959

Second Thursday
• River Nights – Westmoreland Park, 2140 S.E. Westmoreland Blvd., 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tranquil evening overlooking the St. Lucie River. Enjoy the fire, live musical entertainment, cash bar, food available for purchase. Free; all ages welcome. 878.2277. Please note: October through April, starting Oct. 10.

Second Friday
• Coffee with PSL City Council – Port St. Lucie Community Center, 8:30 a.m. 871.5219

SEPTEMBER

Saturday, Sept. 14
• Tree Giveaway – Keep Port St. Lucie Beautiful is giving away trees in 3-gallon pots to Port St. Lucie residents – ID required and must visit Master Gardener educational stations to learn how to care for it. There will be one tree per household; first come, first serve, so get in line early. Orange Geiger, royal poinciana, mango, avocado trees from 8 a.m. to noon. 871.510

Saturday, Sept. 21
• Bowl for Kids’ Sake – SuperPlay USA, Port St. Lucie, hosted by Big Brothers Big Sisters, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 466.8535

Sunday, Sept. 22
• Fall Equinox Drum Circle – Savannas Preserve State Park, Education Center, Walton Road, Port St. Lucie. Join us in this family event of celebrating the harvest season. Experience a Native American ceremony honoring Mother Earth and Father Sky and welcoming the harvest. Learn what the equinox meant to our native ancestors. Bring dancing feet, drums, shakers, tambourines or borrow our drums.
7-9 p.m. rain or shine. 398.2779

Thursday, Sept. 26
• Bernard “Phred” Madsen-Vallee – Artist Reception at Port St. Lucie Civic Center Art Gallery, 6-8 p.m. 807.4488

Friday, Sept. 27
• Annual Talent Show – Loads of fun, laughs and some very good talent at the PSL Community Center. 6 p.m. 807.4499

Saturday, Sept. 28
• Grand opening of Crosstown Parkway bridge and extension to U.S. 1. Ceremony from 9-10:30 a.m. followed by ribbon cutting. Community Block Party immediately afterward until 2 p.m.
Narrated trolley rides over the bridge, food vendors, commemorative merchandise for sale, kids zone, customized and classic cars, live music and more. Nearby parking. 871.5176
• San Juan Festival – Port St. Lucie Civic Center. Family oriented day with arts and crafts, ethnic foods, live music by international artists and local bands. Noon to 10 p.m. 216.0825

OCTOBER

Friday, Oct. 4
• Oktoberfest – Port St. Lucie Civic Center. Annual celebration of German food, culture, music. Held under the big tent just like in Munich. “Brat”-eating contest, stein-holding competition, beer garden with German beer, food, kids’ activities, live entertainment featuring local kids. 5-10 p.m. 878.2277

Saturday, Oct. 5
• Oktoberfest – Port St. Lucie Civic Center. Annual celebration of German food, culture, music. Held under the big tent just like in Munich. “Brat”-eating contest, stein-holding competition, beer garden with German beer, food, kids’ activities, live entertainment featuring local kids. 2-10 p.m. 878.2277

Saturday, Oct. 12
• Hazardous Waste Collection Day – at the public works department, 450 S.W. Thornhill Dr., 8 a.m. to noon. To find out what can and can’t be dropped off, call 871-5103

Friday, Oct. 18
• Haunted Happenings Dance – Port St. Lucie Community Center. Celebrate the season with top-50 music, refreshments, giveaways, games and more. $5 per person, no charge for chaperones. 807.4499

Saturday, Oct. 19
• CBS 12 Health and Wellness Expo – Port St. Lucie Civic Center. The expo takes over the Ruby and Emerald ballrooms, lobby and the front plaza. Free. 561-881-0702

Wednesday, Oct. 23
• Special Needs Spooky Halloween Dance – Port St. Lucie Community Center. For ages 15 and up. $5 per person. 6-8 p.m. 807.4499

Thursday, Oct. 24
• Haunted House Time – For ages 1-5 with parent or guardian. Snacks and lots of spooky fun. Kids can wear costumes. Parents should bring cameras. At the Minsky Gym, 10:30 a.m. to noon. $3 per child. 344.4142

Friday, Oct. 25
• Fall Fun Fest – Port St. Lucie Civic Center. Live music, food, arts and crafts, carnival, 5-10 p.m. 807.4488

Saturday, Oct. 26
• Fall Fun Fest – Port St. Lucie Civic Center. Trick or treating inside the civic center, and costume contest, 6-8 p.m. Live music, food, arts and crafts, carnival and more. The festival runs noon-10 p.m. Free. 878.2277
• St. Lucie County Rock and Gem Club Show – Open to the public at Port St. Lucie Civic Center, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 334.5346
• Procession of the Species – Hosted by Oxbow Eco-Center in downtown Fort Pierce as part of the Indian River Lagoon Science Festival. A colorful, musical celebration of our Earth. Participants dress as their favorite animal or plant Anyone can take part.
Register here: https://tinyurl.com/ProcessionRegister 10:30 a.m. Call Oxbow at 785-5833

Sunday, Oct. 27
• Fall Fun Fest – Port St. Lucie Civic Center. Live music, food, arts and crafts, carnival and more. 1-6 p.m. 807.4488
• Guided Excursion – Savannas Preserve State Park. Meet at the education center. A park naturalist will take you on about a mile of trails. Reservations required.
9 a.m. 398.2779

Thursday, Oct. 31
• “Boo”-tanical Gardens Halloween – Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens hosts a spooky party. Costumes encouraged, trick-or-treat ramble, maybe a hayride (call to check on this). Children up to age 13, with parent or guardian. No drop-offs. 5-7 p.m. 359.1959

NOVEMBER

Saturday, Nov. 2
• Treasure Coast Home and Garden Show - Port St. Lucie Civic Center. Featuring products such as windows, doors, flooring, hurricane protection, outdoor barbeques, pools, spas and much more. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 486.4969

Sunday, Nov. 3
• Treasure Coast Home Expo - Port St. Lucie Civic Center. Featuring products such as windows, doors, flooring, hurricane protection, outdoor barbeques, pools, spas and much more. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 486.4969

Saturday, Nov. 9
• Fall Bonfire and Hayride – McCarty Ranch Preserve, Port St. Lucie. Petting zoo, hayrides, fishing, horseback riding, music.
3-7 p.m. 878.2277
• Hot Weelz Car Show – Port St. Lucie Civic Center, noon-8 p.m., 777.9335
• Holiday Fair – Riverfront Clubhouse, Spanish Lakes Riverfront, Port St. Lucie. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 201.0003
• Treasure Coast Brew Fest –Tradition Square. The Treasure Coast’s largest beer festival with more than 200 beers from more than 50 breweries, live music, food, games, family friendly. Part of proceeds will go to charities. 1-5 p.m. Tickets $35. At door: $45. Buy tickets here: https://tinyurl.com/beerticket
• Wheels and Motors – Presented by Kaiser University on its Tradition campus. See cars, trucks, motorcycles. Food and music.
8 a.m. to 2 p.m. 398.9990

Monday. Nov. 11
Veterans Day
• Veterans Day Ceremony – Port St. Lucie Veterans Memorial Park, 11 a.m. 878.2277

Thursday, Nov. 28
Thanksgiving

DECEMBER

Sunday, Dec. 1
• Winter Wonderland Light Show – One-of-a-kind light show at the Port St. Lucie Community Center on Airoso Boulevard. It’s on daily through Dec. 31, 6-9 p.m.878.2277

Thursday, Dec. 5
• Jimmie Ervin – Artist’s Reception at Port St. Lucie Civic Center Art Gallery, 6-8 p.m. 807.4488

Friday, Dec. 6
• Jose Mauricio Camargo Zumba World Tour – Port St. Lucie Civic Center. Famous instructor presents, then teaches, 5:30-9:30 p.m. Tickets: $20 early bird before Oct. 13, $30 after that. 807.4488

Saturday, Dec. 7
• Festival of Lights and Tree Lighting – Port St. Lucie Civic Center. Parade, music, food, fun for all. Sample local fare and do some holiday shopping. 2-10 p.m. Parade at 6 p.m. followed by lighting of the tree. 878.2277
• How Can You Make a Difference About Litter? – Litter symposium, free and open to the public, presenting facts about litter and its significance to world health, and how you can make a change. Bill Persons, Ph.D., from Kaiser University is the first speaker. Port St. Lucie Civic Center Ruby Ballroom, 9 a.m. to noon 407.4488
• Cars of our Lives – Presented by Treasure Coast Vintage Car Club at Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 337.1959

Sunday, Dec. 8
• Guided Park Excursion – Savannas Preserve State Park, Walton Road. Meet a park naturalist at the education center at 9 a.m. and enjoy the walk. 398.2779

Saturday, Dec. 14
• Treasure Coast Puerto Rican Day Parade – Port St. Lucie Civic Center, parade, live music, food and more. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Free. 626.1198

Sunday Dec. 22
Hanukkah

Tuesday, Dec. 24
Christmas Eve

Wednesday, Dec. 25
Christmas Day

JANUARY 2020

Wednesday, Jan. 1
New Year’s Day

Saturday, Jan. 4
• Home Show – Port St. Lucie Civic Center, where you can find everything for your home improvement projects and see the latest in home and garden products. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 407.4488
• Art Show in the Gardens – Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens, Westmoreland. Fine arts and crafts from the Treasure Coast and beyond, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 337.1959

Sunday, Jan. 5
• Home Show – Port St. Lucie Civic Center, where you can find everything for your home improvement projects and see the latest in home and garden products. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 407.4488
• Art Show in the Gardens – Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens, Westmoreland. Fine arts and crafts from the Treasure Coast and beyond, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 337.1959

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