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Vero Beach Museum of Art exhibition, Walter Wick: Games, Gizmos and Toys in the Attic, thru Sept. 28. 

Downtown Galleries’ featured exhibits: Gallery 14 - It's All About Us: A Gallery 14 Retrospective; Artists Guild Gallery – Summer Time, Summer Time; Lighthouse Art and Framing – Carol Bennett; Flametree Clay Gallery – Barbara Miro Sumar and John Kwasizur; Main Street Vero Beach – Steven Babecki.

 


SEPTEMBER 2014

September 19 & 20
Riverside Theatre Comedy Zone with Ron Feingold and James Yon, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. on the Waxlax Stage. Free live music outside, and optional food service 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.; bar to 11 p.m.  $16 & $18.  231-6990

September 20
Healthy Families on the Run 5K Run/Walk, 7:30 a.m. 1-mile Kids Race; 8 a.m. 5K from South Beach Park to help fund a BethWE Summit for Parents of Teens and Tweens.   $25; $10 for 14 and under. 766-5502

September 20
Celebrate Recovery Walk, a 3-mile walk in recognition of National Recovery Month, 8:30 a.m. from Riverside Park sponsored by SAFIR – Substance Abuse Free Indian River County.  770-4811

September 20
International Coastal Cleanup, 9 a.m. to Noon at locations throughout Indian River County.  Call Keep Indian River Beautiful to sign up.  226-7738

September 20
Saturday Safari parent/child drama and music program, 10 a.m. at Riverside Children’s Theatre. $12 per child. 234-8052

September 20
Save the Chimps Member Day, scheduled tours 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. of 150-acre chimpanzee sanctuary, home to nearly 300 rescued chimps.  $50 per person; special rates for accompanied children under 18. 772-429-0403

September 20
Third annual Chili Cook-Off Fundraiser to benefit Youth Sailing Foundation of Indian River County, 5 p.m. at Vero Beach Power Squadron. Adults $10; children 12 and under $5 sold at the door.  Soft drinks available for sale or BYO. 567-9000 

September 20
1950’s Fling Gala, 7 to 7 p.m. at Dyer Chevrolet to benefit the Senior Resource Association, with performances by Jerry and the Dolls, vintage cars, carnival booth games, dance, hula-hoop and 50s costume contests, gourmet diner-style appetizers and shakes.  $75.  469-3148

September 20 – January 4
Carol Brown Goldberg: Recent Works exhibition at the Vero Beach Museum of Art.  231-0707

September 23
See What Waldo Built! Inaugural Heritage Center guided bus tour with historians Pam Cooper and Janie Gould with visits to numerous Vero landmarks built by Waldo Sexton.  Optional lunch at Ocean Grill not included in cost. Begins 9:45 a.m. from Heritage Center. $55.  770-2263

September 26
Art of Networking hosted by Cultural Council of Indian River County, 5 to 7 p.m. at Riverside Theatre. Members free; nonmembers $5.  770-4857

September 27
National Estuaries Day, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Environmental Learning Center, with educational and engaging activities recognizing the Indian River Lagoon designation as an “estuary of national significance.”  Free.  589-5050

September 27
Celebrate the Arts Festival hosted by Cultural Council of Indian River County, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Riverside Park, with live entertainment and performances, food, children’s activities and representatives of arts and cultural organizations. Tour Riverside Theatre backstage and visit Vero Beach Museum of Art.  Free. 770-4857

September 27
Auditions for You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown for children ages 10 and up, 10 a.m. at Riverside Children’s Theatre.  234-8052

September 27
Free Sunset Saturday Night Concert hosted by Oceanside Business Association, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Humiston Park on Ocean Drive.

September 27
Kinetic Sculpture: The Poetics of Movement exhibit at the Vero Beach Museum of Art.  231-0707

September 28
Vero Beach Bridal Show and Tour to benefit Vero Heritage Inc.  1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Bridal Show at Vero Beach Community Center and Courthouse Executive Center followed by 4 p.m. Fashion Show at Heritage Center.  Pre-register or at door, $10.   VIP Bridal Tour by bus to four upscale wedding venues begins 8:30 a.m. at Heritage Center; returns for Bridal and Fashion Show. Registration required. $50.  770-2263

September 30
A Study in Character: Visiting Some of Film’s Finest Character Actors, 5-part film studies course, Tuesdays at 1:30 or 7:30 p.m. at Vero Beach Museum of Art.  231-0707


OCTOBER 2014

October 3
First Friday Gallery Stroll, 5 to 8 p.m., opening night receptions at galleries along 14th Avenue in downtown Vero Beach. Free.  480-0491

October 3 & 4
Riverside Theatre Comedy Zone with Sibley and Nat Baimel, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. on the Waxlax Stage. Free live music outside, and optional food service 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.; bar to 11 p.m.  $16 & $18.  231-6990

October 4
Jungle Club 5k Run for the Moonshot Moment, registration opens 6:15 a.m., race at 7:30 a.m. at The Jungle Club.  567-1400

October 4
Saturday Safari parent/child drama and music program, 10 a.m. at Riverside Children’s Theatre. $12 per child.  234-8052

October 4 & 5
27th annual Autumn in the Park, a juried show of crafts and artwork from 150 artisans, presented by Treasure Coast Pilot Club, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun. at Riverside Park. 

October 4 & 5
Special Olympics State Aquatics Championship 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat and 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sun. at North County Regional Park. Sat. 6:30 p.m. dinner and dance at Sebastian River High School.  (352)243-9536

October 4 & 5
Family History Expo hosted by IRC Genealogical Society, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat. at First Presbyterian Church, with interactive displays, computer guidance and information on researching family histories.  Sun. 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., IRC Main Library Open House showcasing Archive Center.  Free.  532-6288

October 10 & 11
Beachside Half Marathon for a Healthy Start kicks off 5 p.m. Fri. with Pasta Rasta dinner at Springhill Suites by Marriot.  Half Marathon Sat., registration starts 6 a.m., race at 7 a.m. from Riverside Park, with Kids Run and Toddler Dash at 9:45 a.m. to benefit IRC Healthy Start Coalition.  563-9118

October 11
Breast Cancer Awareness Ride, a noncompetitive ride for all ages and abilities, check-in from 7 to 8 a.m. for 60, 25 and 10 mile rides sponsored by Orchid Island Bike & Kayaks, Trek Bicycles and Vero Beach Cycling Club.  299-1286

October 11
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk, a noncompetitive walk to benefit American Cancer Society in the fight against breast cancer, 8:30 a.m. opening ceremonies; 9 a.m. walk at Riverview Park in Sebastian.  562-2272

October 11
Touch A Truck Family Festival, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Indian River County Fairgrounds to benefit Childcare Resources of Indian River County, with trucks for children to touch and explore, pony and hay rides, crafts, face painting, bounce houses, games and food.  567-3202

October 16
Art-tini Night Art Show by members of Vero Beach Art Club to benefit Middle Schools, 5 to 9 p.m. at Springhill Suites by Marriott. 231-0303

October 16
Hooray for Hollywood, 6 p.m. at Holy Cross Parish Hall, with dinner, dancing and a dazzling floor show of music by Jerry and the Dolls singing stage and screen favorites, to benefit SunUp ARC.  $50.  562-6854 x228

October 17 & 18
Riverside Theatre Comedy Zone with Al Romas and John Consoli, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. on the Waxlax Stage. Free live music outside, and optional food service 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.; bar to 11 p.m.  $16 & $18.  231-6990

October 17 – 19
Treasure Coast Bird and Nature Art Show hosted by Cultural Council of IRC, Fri. reception, 5:30 p.m.; Sat. 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sun. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Vero Beach Women’s Club.  Sat. birding tour to West Regional Wastewater Treatment wetlands, 7 a.m. ($25) and to Captain Foresters Hammock, 7:30 a.m. ($40), and Sun. to Pelican Island Wildlife Refuge, 7:30 a.m.($35). 770-4857

October 17 – 19
Storybrook Adventures – Halloween in Wonderland, 6 p.m. Fri., 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. at Riverside Children’s Theatre.  $13.  234-8052

October 18
Softball Tournament featuring Law Enforcement, Corrections, Fire and EMS players to benefit Shop With A Cop. 8:30 a.m. opening ceremonies; 9 a.m. first round robin game, plus vendors, prizes food and games.  Spectators $10; $5 children under 12.  978-6248

October 18 – February 1
Restoring the Spirit: Celebrating Hatian Art exhibition at the Vero Beach Museum of Art.  231-0707

October 19
Eighth annual Bowl to Build Tournament, 1 p.m. at Vero Bowl to benefit Habitat for Humanity. $35 includes three games, shoes, and goodies. 562-9860 x 209

October 23
Meet the Artist Night, 5:30 p.m. at Emerson Center featuring artistic tin sculptures of Gretchen Green, followed by Florida Humanities Series presents storyteller Caren Neile, on Florida veterans, 7 p.m. at Emerson Center.  Free; no tickets required.  778-5249

October 25
Saturday Safari parent/child drama and music program, 10 a.m. at Riverside Children’s Theatre. $12 per child.  234-8052

October 25
Eighth annual Jake Owen Concert 7 p.m. at Historic Dodgertown Holman Stadium, with special guest, The Cadillac Three, culminating Owen’s Days of Gold Tour 2014, and benefiting Jake Owen Foundation in support of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and IRC children’s charities. Tickets $25 - $100. 866-333-7623

October 25
Owl Prowl, 7 p.m. at Pelican Island National Wildlife Sanctuary. Free, but reservations required. 581-5557 x 2

October 31
Fourth Annual P.E.O. [Philanthropic Educational Organization] Card Party and Luncheon to benefit P.E.O. Projects, providing funds to educate women through scholarships, grants, awards and loans, 9 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church.  $35.  231-3702

October 28 – November 16
Riverside Theatre presents The Bikinis, a 60s Musical Beach Party on the Stark Stage.  231-6990

October 30
In the Spirit of Waldo, an evening ‘ghost’ tour of local landmarks built by Waldo Sexton to benefit Vero Heritage, Inc., 5 p.m. bus departure from Heritage Center, with optional dinner at Ocean Grill amid famed Halloween decorations.  $55 (dinner not included).  770-2263

October 31 & November 1
Riverside Theatre Comedy Zone with Mark Klein and Ron Placone, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. on the Waxlax Stage. Free live music outside, and optional food service 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.; bar to 11 p.m.  $16 & 18.