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ONGOING

Riverside Theatre - Ghost Writer on the Waxlax Stage thru April 14.  772-231-6990

McKee Botanical Garden - Seward Johnson exhibit thru April 28.  772-794-0601

Vero Beach Museum of Art - Victorian Radicals: From the Pre-Raphaelites to the Arts and Crafts Movement thru May 5. 772-231-0707

APRIL

April 11
Vero Beach High School Serenades Chamber Concert, with Symphony Band Chamber Winds, Brass Ensemble, Philharmonic Woodwind Choir and Brass Choir, 7 p.m. at VBHS PAC.  $6 & $12.  772-564-5537

April 11
Miss Hibiscus Pageant, 7 p.m. at the Heritage Center kicks off the weekend Hibiscus Festival and features 15- to 19-year-old competitors seeking the title. $5 towards downtown beautification projects.

April 12
AAUW Vero Beach National Mah Jong Card Fundraiser, 10:30 a.m. at Bent Pine Golf Club.  $50. 772-559-7631

April 12 to 14
Reader’s Theatre Productions at Vero Beach Theatre Guild presents Things You Shouldn’t Say Past Midnight: A comedy in three beds, by Peter Ackerman. 772-562-8300

April 12 & 13
Wheels and Keels at the Moorings Yacht and Country Club. Fri. 5 p.m. cocktails in Governors Lounge followed by dinner in main dining room, $100; Sat. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. show on the first hole and dock, concluding with 2:30 p.m. Red Carpet Award Ceremony; lunch available for purchase.  $10 adults; $5 children. 

April 13
59th annual Easter Egg Hunt hosted by City of Vero Beach Recreation Dept., 10 a.m. at Mulligan’s Beach House for children up to 9 years old.  Free; bring donation of 6 empty plastic eggs. 

April 13
Spring Open House with Peter Rabbit, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Vero Beach Book Center.  Free. 772-569-2050

April 13
Citizen Science day, Noon to 4 p.m. at Environmental Learning Center, with science workshops on helping scientists collect data for microplastic, horseshoe crab and eBird projects, seining opportunities and canoe trips.  Free. 772-589-5050

April 13
Argentina Asada (BBQ over an open fire) to benefit Special Equestrians of the Treasure Coast, 5 p.m. at Special Equestrians’ 74th Ave. Barn, sponsored by Charley Replogle.  $75. 772-532-3299

April 13
Inaugural Stars & Stripes Spectacular Gala hosted by Veterans Council of IRC, 6 p.m. at Grand Harbor Club with dinner and dancing to benefit Veterans Helping Veterans program. $150.  772-410-5820

April 13 & 14
Hibiscus Festival in downtown Vero Beach, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sat.; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun., with musical entertainment, vendor booths, a fine art show, children’s activities and a special Centennial recognition.  Mainstreetverobeach.org

April 14
Chimpathon 16K, 7 a.m. from St. Lucie County Fairgrounds, with one lap around beneficiary, Save the Chimps sanctuary.  chimpathon.org

April 14
Vero Beach Chamber Orchestra presents ‘An Afternoon with Great German Composers’ featuring pieces by Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Handel, 2 p.m. at Vero Beach High School PAC.  Free; $10 donation appreciated. 

April 15
Jackie Robinson Celebration Game at Historic Dodgertown to benefit United Way of IRC, featuring St. Lucie Mets vs. Fort Myers Miracle in a regular season Florida State League game; gates open at 4:42 p.m.; game at 6:42 p.m. $6 & $8.  772-567-8900

April 16
Vero Beach High School Concert Band Masterpieces Concert, 7 p.m. at VBHS PAC. $6 & $12.  772-564-5537

April 16 to May 5
Riverside Theatre presents the effervescent musical Legally Blonde, The Musical on the Stark Stage.  772-231-6990

April 17
Wine & Wickets to benefit Education Foundation of IRC, 4 p.m. at John’s Island West Course Croquet Lawn, featuring croquet and other lawn games.  $125.  772-564-0034

April 18
Vero Beach Easter Parade at Humiston Park hosted by Dale Sorensen Real Estate to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of IRC, 4:30 p.m. Children’s Easter Egg Hunt, free photos with Easter Bunny and other children’s activities followed with 6 p.m. Golf Cart and Bonnets and Ball Caps Parade along Ocean Drive. 

April 19 & 20
Blues, Bourbon & BBQ-themed Riverside Theatre Comedy Zone, 7:30 p.m. & 9:30 p.m., with Live on the Loop free entertainment at 6:30 p.m.  772-231-6990

April 20
Hop for Habitat 5K Run/Walk, 8 a.m. from South Beach Park to benefit Habitat for Humanity. 772-567-3510  

April 20
Easter at the Farm, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at LaPorte Farms (off Roseland Rd, Sebastian) with farm animals, children’s activities, egg hunt for ages 1 to 10, mechanical bull and family fun. $1 donation pp; additional charge for pony rides & food.  LaporteFarms.com

April 20
Easter Cantata, 4:30 p.m. & 7 p.m. at Christ by the Sea, with full mix choir, soloists, 35-piece orchestra, liturgical dancers and dramatic narration.  772-231-1661

April 20
Sebastian Inlet State Park Night Sounds Concert Series presents St. John’s Wood, 7 p.m. at Coconut Point pavilions. Free with park entry. 772-388-2750

April 24
Woman of the Year Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. at Oak Harbor Club, honoring nominees in Business/Professional, Civic/Nonprofit Professional, Volunteer and Rising Star categories, hosted by Junior League of IR.  $100.  jlir.org

April 25
Kindergarten Readiness Collaborative presents Lunch & Learn with David Lawrence, Jr., author of A Dedicated Life, 11:30 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church.  $55.  772-617-4350

April 25
Starlight and Sneakers Mad Hatter Garden Gala Tea Party, 6 p.m. at Rock City Gardens to benefit the Arc of Indian River County, with catered dinner, and entertainment by Gypsy Lane Band.  $175.  772-584-9511

April 25
Silver Tones Spring Concert, Motown in Motion, 7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church hosted by Senior Resource Association.  772-569-0760

April 25
First Look at Films: Vero Beach Wine & Film Festival Sneak Peek at “The Pistol” directed by Xaque Gruber, 7 p.m. at Majestic 11 Theatre followed by wine tasting reception. $10.

April 26 & 27
British Invasion-themed Riverside Theatre Howl at the Moon, 7:30 p.m. & 9:30 p.m., with Live on the Loop free entertainment at 6:30 p.m.  772-231-6990

April 27
Earth Day and Arbor Day Celebration, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Riverview Park, Sebastian, with Eco-Friendly activities for children and adults, live entertainment and vendors.  Free. 

April 27
Children’s Art Festival at the Vero Beach Museum of art, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. features art projects, youth performances, kid friendly exhibition tours and play time in the Art Zone. Free.

April 27
Charity Gun Shoot to benefit Education Foundation of Indian River County, 10 a.m. at Windsor Gun Club at Indian River Trap & Skeet, followed by lunch. $125 inclusive; $35 viewing and lunch only. 772-564-0034

April 27
All American Country BBQ Bash, 5 p.m. at and to benefit St. Francis Manor, with BBQ dinner, silent auction, bounce house and country music by Spayed Koolie.  $25; $20 children 11 to 20; free 10 and under. 772-562-8575

April 27
Vero Heritage Pioneer Dinner, 6 p.m. at the Heritage Center, honors the Hamilton-Mathis Family, homesteaders on John’s Island in the early 20th century, with a presentation based on an oral history by Lydia Hamilton Mathis. $75.  772-770-2263

April 28
Fashion and Polo: Vero Beach Polo Club Season Finale to benefit New Horizons of the Treasure Coast; gates open 12:30, Polo at 1:30, Hat Parade at 2:30.  772-696-2729

April 28
Mardy Fish Children’s Foundation Tennis Championships Tournament Kickoff Party, 5:30 p.m. at the Boulevard Tennis Club, with music by Riptide, “shoot-out” mini tennis matches featuring world-ranked players, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.  $60.  MardyFishChildrensFoundation.org

April 28
Space Coast Symphony Orchestra presents the music of John Williams, composer of numerous iconic film scores, 3 p.m. at Vero Beach High School PAC.  855-252-7276

April 29 to May 5
Mardy Fish Children’s Foundation Tennis Championships at The Boulevard Tennis Club, featuring world-ranked up-and-coming touring tennis professionals competing in single and double matches, to benefit youth-based charities and schools supported by the Mardy Fish Children’s Foundation. $20 daily; $100 all sessions.  mardyfishchildrensfoundation.org

April 30
My Life Flows on in Endless Song Spring Chorus Concert by members of Vero Beach High School Mixed Choir, Men’s Choir and Women’s Choir, 7 p.m. at VBHS PAC. $6 & $12.  772-564-5537

MAY

May 2
Swinging into Spring Vero Beach High School Jazz Band Concert, 7 p.m. at VBHS PAC. $6 & $12. 772-564-5537

May 3 & 4
Riverside Theatre Comedy Zone, 7:30 p.m. & 9:30 p.m., with Live on the Loop free entertainment at 6:30 p.m.  772-231-6990

May 4
March for Babies, a 2.5 mile walk from Riverside Park to benefit March of Dimes, 7:30 a.m. registration, 8:30 a.m. walk.

May 4
RT Star’s Birthday Party, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Riverside Theatre Campus, with Riverside for Kids performances and hands-on activities.  Free.  772-231-6990

May 5
30th Anniversary May Pops Celebration hosted by Cleveland Clinic Indian River Foundation with Brevard Symphony Orchestra and vocalists, Alli Mauzey and William Michals, at the Indian River County Fairgrounds.  Gates open 3:30 p.m. for VIP reception catered by Chef Joe Faria and picnickers; 5:30 p.m. performance.  VIP $225; Lawn $30 at gate.  772-226-4960

May 6
Golf-A-Thon fundraiser at Orchid Island Golf Club to benefit the VNA & Hospice Foundation, a day-long continuous game of golf by 12 area golf pros, followed by 4 p.m. shootout and reception.   772-978-5565

May 7
Vero Beach High School Pops Concert featuring VBHS and Gifford Middle School Orchestras, 7 p.m. at VBHS PAC.  $6 & $12. 772-564-5537

May 7 to 19
Vero Beach Theatre Guild presents the ‘happy hour’ comedy, The Savannah Sipping Society.  772-562-8300

May 8
Cultural Council of Indian River County Laurel Awards, 6 p.m. at Riverside Theatre, with refreshments, performing arts stage show and recognition of 2019 Laurel Award winners.  $75.  772-770-4857

May 11
Dancing with Vero’s Stars, 6 p.m. at Riverside Theatre, with 10 Vero ‘Stars’ paired with dance professionals competing to support Indian River County Healthy Start Coalition. $125 to $225.  772-563-9118

May 17
Annual Hurricane Preparedness Hangar Party hosted by the American Red Cross Coast to Heartland Chapter, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Corporate Air Hangar, with informational exhibitors, demonstrations, a kids zone, live entertainment, silent auction items and food trucks.  Free. 772-562-2549

May 17 & 18
Riverside Theatre Comedy Zone, 7:30 p.m. & 9:30 p.m., with Live on the Loop free entertainment at 6:30 p.m.  772-231-6990

May 18
Sebastian Inlet State Park Night Sounds Concert Series presents Penny Creek Band, 7 p.m. at Coconut Point pavilions. Free with park entry. 772-388-2750

May 20
Jazz, Art and Fashion, 6 p.m. at Grand Harbor Club to benefit New Horizons of the Treasure Coast, with champagne reception, hors d’oeuvres, cash bar and local models and designers.  $75.  772-696-2729

May 24 & 25
Riverside Theatre Howl at the Moon, 7:30 p.m. & 8:30 p.m., with Live on the Loop free entertainment at 6 p.m.  772-231-6990

May 26
Founders Day Festivities begin with 1:30 p.m. Centennial Tree Dedication at MacWilliam Park followed from 2 to 4 p.m. with Family Day Celebration at Riverside Theatre, with children’s activities and interfaith entertainment and information.  Verobeach100.org

May 30 to June 1
Riverside Theatre for Kids presents Junie B. Jones, 7 p.m. Thurs.; 2 p.m. & 7 p.m. Fri. & Sat. on Stark Stage.  $10.  772-231-6990

May 31 & June 1
Riverside Theatre Comedy Zone, 7:30 p.m. & 9:30 p.m., with Live on the Loop free entertainment at 6:30 p.m.  772-231-6990

JUNE

June 1
Blue Water Open Offshore Charity Fishing Tournament presented by the Sebastian Exchange Club to benefit local charities and scholarships, with lines in at 6 a.m. and weigh-in 2 to 5 p.m. at Capt. Hiram’s, with purses for dolphin, kingfish, wahoo and grouper, lady angler and junior angler.  fishingforcharity.org

June 1 to September 29
Vero Beach Museum of Art presents Astronomy Photographer of the Year exhibition. 772-231-0707

June 6 to 9
Vero Beach Wine and Film Festival at venues throughout Vero Beach.  Wbwff.com

June 8
Indian River County 4H Foundation Casino Night fundraiser, 6 p.m. at Richardson Center at IRSC, with authentic casino games and poker, open bar, hors d’oeuvres and DJ to benefit IRC 4-H Youth.  $60. 772- 770-5030

June 8
Tropical Night Luau to benefit Youth Guidance Mentoring and Activities, 7 p.m. at Oak Harbor Club, with dancing to Gypsy Lane Band, tropical buffet, drinks and auctions. $130. 772-492-3933

June 15
15th annual Waterlily Celebration, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at McKee Botanical Garden, with 80+ varieties of water lilies, repotting demonstrations, sales, plant experts and results of waterlily photo contest.  Standard admission.  772-794-0601

June 16
Father’s Day Car Show and Open House at Elks Lodge.  772-562-8450

June 22
Centennial Car Show, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Indian River Fairgrounds hosted by Vietnam Veterans of IRC and Jump-start, featuring cars from the Treasure Coast and beyond.  Free.  772-299-6225

June 22 & 23
Florida Fish and Wildlife’s Sebastian Lionfish Fest at Capt. Hiram’s to benefit Coastal Connections, with anglers competing to harvest the most, smallest and largest fish, followed by Sunday’s Feast on the Beast Cook-off, 12 p.m. vendors/music and 1 to 3:30 p.m. cook-off, with chefs competing for tastiest dish. $13 to $50. sebastianlionfishfest.com

June 29
Burgers & Brews Festival to benefit United Against Poverty, with Best Burger in Indian River County competition among local restaurant chefs at 1 p.m. along 14th Avenue ($25 to sample up to five sliders, two beverages and one ‘People’s Choice’ vote) plus celebrity dunk tank, 4:15 p.m. apple pie eating contest, 4:30 p.m. VBPD K-9 Demo, and live performances until 9 p.m.  unitedagainstpoverty.org