April 12 -- Astronomy Night. 7:00pm - 9:00pm -- Titusville's American Space Museum Parking Lot. Learn how to use a telescope and discover the constellations. FREE and family friendly. Bring your telescope, if you have one; and, use ours.
April 13 - The Junior League of South Brevard, Inc. is excited to announce their annual Kids in the Kitchen event. The FREE event teaches kids and parents the importance of eating healthy foods and physical activity to create a healthy lifestyle. 10am-1pm at the Wickham Park Community Center, Melbourne. https://jlsb.net/KITK.
April 13 - Zeta Phi Beta, Omega Omicron Zeta Brevard presents Bowling for Babies. All proceeds benefit March of Dimes from 4p-6:30p. Shore Lanes Palm Bay. 2 hours of bowling and shoe rental. $29 Adults/ $15 kids 12 and under.
April 15 - Greater Palm Bay Chamber's Chill Out Day... Free Kona Ice! from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Come and join us for free delicious Kona Ice! No Taxation without Relaxation. 4100 Dixie Hwy NE, Palm Bay.
April 16 - American Cancer Society here in Brevard County will be hosting Queens for the Cure; a Drag Show Benefit at the Twisted Rooster Bar, to raise money for a wonderful cause. Queens for the Cure will be a new local event featuring Drag Queens from the Space Coast area performing together and raising funds to benefit the ACS. From 6pm – 7:30pm , enjoy a Chance Auction, and enter to win prizes. All funds raised will be donated to the American Cancer Society to support Cancer Research and Patient Services.
April 17 - Painting with a Purpose Benefiting HART! 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Painting with a Twist in Cocoa Village. Come join us for an evening of fun, painting this beautiful work of art. You go home with your creation and HART receives 50% of the registration proceeds! Light refreshments will be provided. There will be great raffle prizes too! Register online at: https://www.paintingwithatwist.com/studio/cocoa-fl/event/1718836/
April 19 - The Summer of Space celebration continues in the City of Cape Canaveral with a free showing of First Man as part of its Spring Movie in the Park Series. Bring blankets and lawn chairs down to Canaveral City Park for an epic, under the stars presentation of a film commemorating an event so integral to Cape Canaveral history—mankind’s’ first steps on the Moon. Pre-show activities begin and 6:00 p.m. with the movie starting at 7:00 p.m. All ages are welcome to attend. PG13 rating. Concession sales benefit Space Coast Little League. 868-1226; visit us at www.cityofcapecanaveral.org/events.
April 20 - Local inspirational author and motivational speaker, Ron Lewis of Palm Bay announces the debut of his mystery novel Missing Pieces. This is the first in a series of books that fuses Lewis’ E.I.E.I.O. message with dynamic stories. Ron will be donating the royalties from my first book Missing Pieces to Nana's House a home for neglected, abused, needy and abandoned children. He will give away 100 copies of Missing Pieces at Melbourne Square to those who donate $20 or more to Nana's House. www.rhlewisbooks.weebly.com
April 27 - The Brevard County Pharmacy Association Team (The Incredible Curables) will be having a local cosmetologist, Lynn Joiner of Salon on Brevard, and her associate, Kathy at the Central Brevard Relay for Life in Cocoa Village from 1PM to 4PM to cut hair for hair donations to the Hair We Share Program. Hair We Share provides wigs free of charge to children under the age of 18 and to adults with financial hardship. Others are provided to head trauma, accident or burn victims and other types of medical hair loss. Appointments in 15 minute increments starting at 1PM. The deadline for making an appointment is April 16th by 5PM. firstname.lastname@example.org to request an appointment time.
April 28 - Health & Wellness Expo. Time: 12PM – 4PM at Holiday Inn Melbourne, Viera. Free event. Open to the public. Showcase your business and network with other businesses and community partners with a day of seminars with panel speakers, tabletops and giveaways. Hear from three panel sessions.
April 28 - Authors for Authors to host its tenth annual writer event from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM at the Hilton Rialto Melbourne. This conference is open to those who love to read books and those who enjoy writing them. All are welcome to spend the day with new and experienced authors to learn what's trending in the world of literature. Authors will learn how to write better, publish more, and market effectively to increase book sales. The keynote speaker will be John Torres, an award winning investigative journalist with Florida Today, with a presentation on The Power of Words. AuthorsForAuthors.com
May 1 - Classes & Programs. 4H Gardening & Nutrition Club (Ages 5-18 years). 4-H is a life skills development program where youth learn leadership, citizenship, and teamwork skills through hands-on learning opportunities, events, and activities. Your child will learn gardening and nutrition, as well as science and agriculture. Cost: FREE. 6:00PM – 7:00PM.
May 1, 8, 15, and 22, 2019 (10 weeks). Beginning Typing . Time: 5 PM – 6 PM. Age: 8- 15 years. Learn to touch-type on a computer to increase typing speed. Space is limited to five participants. Cost: FREE. Joseph N. Davis Community Center. (321) 608-7460.
May 2 - The 2019 Space Coast Prayer Breakfast, once again, provides an opportunity to join together for a time of county-wide prayer on the National Day of Prayer from 7:30am-9:30am. The event, which has sold-out its seating prior years, and now in its 7th year, and takes place again at the Hilton Rialto Place, Melbourne.
May 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31, 2019 (6 weeks). Skipping for Fun. Time: 5 PM-5:30 PM. Age: 8 years and up. This is a 30-minute recreational jump rope class. This class will help you stay active and get fit with just one rope. Cost: FREE. Joseph N. Davis Community Center. (321) 608-7460.
May 4 - Mother’s Day Brunch. Time: 11:00AM – 1:00PM. Age: All Ages. Treat your beloved mom or grandmother to breakfast in the majestic atmosphere of Lipscomb Community Center. There will be a fashion show, games, raffles and more. Cost: $5 per person. Lipscomb Community Center. (321) 608-7450.
May 4 –“Get Down and Derby” with the Junior League of South Brevard, Inc. at its fourth annual Bourbon Ball at Rockledge Country Club. This Kentucky Derby-themed fundraiser supports JLSB’s community projects serving at-risk women and children in Brevard County. Community projects benefiting from Bourbon Ball proceeds include: Fueling Kids, Kids in the Kitchen and Girl POWER. VIP tickets are $100 per individual and include early access starting at 4:00 p.m., a Bourbon tasting, a raffle ticket, hors d’oeuvres, and VIP seating areas. General tickets are $50 per individual and include entry into the event from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. www.JLSB.net/bourbonball.
May 4 - Mother & Me Tea Party (2 – 12 years). This Tea Party will provide a great opportunity to connect with your child while enjoying a light lunch and tea. Your child will enjoy working on an arts and crafts project, getting a treat from the candy bar, or one of our other surprises. Cost: $5/Children, $8/Adults, Children 2 years & under free! Time: 10:30AM-12:30PM. Wickham Park Community Center. (321)608-7490.
May 7, 14, and 21, 2019 (6 weeks). UF Cooking Series. Time: 5:00PM – 6:00PM. Age: 12-17 years. This class teaches teens how to create great, tasty, nutritious meals on an inexpensive budget. Space is limited. Cost: FREE. Joseph N. Davis Community Center. (321) 608-7460.
May 10 - Mother & Son Date Night (All Ages). Come join us for a fun filled superhero evening! The mother/son date night is a costume (optional) party with food, drinks, games & prizes! Tickets are limited so please purchase in advance. Cost: $8/Person, Children 2 years & under free! Time: 6:30PM-9:00PM. Wickham Park Community Center. (321)608-7490.
May 11th and 12th: Summer Art & Craft Fair in Historic Cocoa Village. Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm. Historic Cocoa Village. Over 150 Unique Artisans will be lining the streets of Historic Cocoa Village for two days of fabulous Art & Crafts! Fantastic street food and live entertainment throughout the Village. Free admission, free parking and as always, kid & pet friendly! 321-631-9075. www.VisitCocoaVillage.com
May 14 - Explorers Program. Time: 5:00PM – 6:00PM. Age: 6-15 years. Leadership program whereas youth will participate with officers from area law agencies including playing billiards, table tennis and participating in workshops and demonstrations. There will be giveaways and refreshments. Cost: Free. Lipscomb Community Center. (321) 608-7450.
May 17 - Parent’s Night Out (Ages 6-12 years). This kid's only program is fun for children of all ages! Drop the kids off to enjoy an evening of games, sports, arts, and crafts! We provide pizza & drink for dinner! Space is limited, please pre-register. Cost: $8/Person. FRI 6:00PM-10:00PM. Wickham Park Community Center. (321)608-7490.
May 17 - Best Friends Night Out. Time: 6:00PM – 9:00PM. Age: 6-12 years. Going out with your friends is always a blast, there will be a host of games, competitions, dancing, music, refreshments, table games etc. Monthly themed activities. Cost: $4 per child. Lipscomb Community Center. (321) 608-7450.
May 18 - Fun-tastic Community Health Fair. Time: 11:00AM – 2:00PM. Age: All Ages. Fall into wellness at our community health fair. There will be agencies with information and resources pertaining to blood glucose, high blood pressure, dental exams, and immunizations. There also will be civil department demonstrations, a bicycle rodeo and a kid’s corner with arts and crafts, face painting and free giveaways. Refreshments will be served. Cost: Free. Lipscomb Community Center. (321) 608-7450.
May 31 - End of School Dance. Time: 8:00PM – 10:30PM. Age: 8-13 years. Bring the summer in the right way with the Joseph Davis Community Center Dance. There will be games, prizes, hula hoop contests, dance contests, and more. Come out and socialize with your friends while dancing to the latest hits. You don’t want to miss it! Cost: $3 per person. Joseph N. Davis Community Center. (321) 608-7460.
On Going Events:
Monday – Friday: Morning Walk (All Ages). Would you like to stay active without worrying about the sun or the rain? Come out and walk inside our gymnasium where you can stay cool and dry or you can enjoy the beautiful Florida sunshine by using the new walking trail at Brother’s Park. Times: 8:30AM – 10:00AM.Cost: FREE. Joseph N. Davis Community Center Melbourne. 608-7460.
Mondays - Adult Morning Club. Join us for an early morning walk to reduce stress, build muscle, strengthen your heart. Cost: Free. Time: 8:30AM-10:30AM. Ages: 18 years and up. Lipscomb Community Center Melbourne. 608-7450. Monday and Wednesday: Bone Builders Program. Time: 8:30AM - 9:30AM. Ages: Retirees & Senior Citizens.
Tuesday – Coding. Youth will learn how to create software, apps and websites. Time: 5:30PM-6:30PM. Ages: 8-12 years. Cost: Free for six weeks. Lipscomb Community Center Melbourne. 608-7450.
Tuesdays - Cub Scouts. Youth learn the basics of life skills, camping trips, scouting techniques and citizenship. Cost: Registration fee $24 yearly. Time: 6:30PM-8:00PM. Ages: 6-11 years. Lipscomb Community Center Melbourne. 608-7450.
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: Ages: all ages. Pickleball is a combination of tennis, ping-pong, badminton, and racquetball. Daily Fees: $1 Adult. Wickham Park Community Center Melbourne. 608-7490.
Wednesdays - Adult Step Dance Class. Come out and learn the art of “Chicago-Style Stepping.” This elegant and smooth style of couples’ dancing is the fastest growing urban ballroom dance nationwide. You will learn the history, culture, and basic elements of Stepping. Experience fun, fitness, and fellowship. No partner needed. Time: 6:00PM-8:00PM. Cost: FREE. Joseph N. Davis Community Center Melbourne. 608-7460.
Wednesday - Video Game Night (All ages). Come out and play competitive video game action against your peers. Time: 6:00PM-8:00PM. Cost: FREE Joseph N. Davis Community Center Melbourne. 608-7460.
Wednesday - After School Youth Club. Bring your youth for a fun time to play games such as billiards, table tennis, Wii, cat and mouse, and kings and queens. Snacks will be served.Time: 5:30PM-6:30PM. Ages: 6-11 years. Cost: Free. Lipscomb Community Center Melbourne. 608-7450.
Wednesdays - Homeschool PE. Time: 9-10AM (6-10yrs) 10-11AM (11-15yrs). Ages: 6-15 years. Soccer, basketball, volleyball, and more! Sneakers must be worn for this class. Cost: $2/class. Wickham Park Community Center Melbourne. 608-7490.
Wednesdays- Homeschool Art. Time: Wednesday’s 9-10 AM (11-15yrs) 10-11AM (6-10yrs). Ages: 6-15 years. Art projects that each child creates & takes home! Art projects vary. Cost: $2/class. Wickham Park Community Center Melbourne. 608-7490.
Thursday - Youth Fun Day. Youth will have an awesome time participating at interactive stations such as playing games, old and new school activities. Refreshments will be served. Time: 5:30PM-6:30PM. Ages: 6-11 years. Cost: Free. Lipscomb Community Center Melbourne. 608-7450.
Thursday, Ongoing. Computer Games. Time: 5:00PM – 6:00PM. Age: 6-15 years. Youth will be able to challenge other youth in educational and fun games to improve their social and IQ skills. Cost: Free. Lipscomb Community Center, Melbourne. 608-7450
Fridays - Kid’s Night Out. Join us for a fun night of activities, arts and crafts, games, prizes and contests. Includes 2 slices of pizza, snack and a drink. Time: 6:00PM-9:00PM. Ages: 6-11 years. Cost: $4 per youth. Lipscomb Community Center Melbourne. 608-7450.
Fridays - Open Gym. Time: Times Vary. Ages: All ages. The open gym schedule is available each month. Court availability subject to change. Daily Fees: .50 Youth; $1 Adult. Wickham Park Community Center Melbourne. 608-7490.