December 6 - Christmas in the Park. Time: 6:00PM – 9:00PM. Age: All Ages. Come out and join us for a fun filled night of caroling, live performances, refreshments, hayrides, games, crafts, and photos with Mr. & Mrs. Claus. Youth will be able to write letters to Santa. Local churches and schools are welcome to participate. Cost: Free. Lipscomb Community Center in Melbourne. 608-7450.
December 7 - 2pm “The Bible On Parade" Celebrates The Christ of Christmas for the 30th Year. The parade will begin at the Melbourne Auditorium. More than 45 churches and ministries unite to lift Jesus up. Costumed characters, floats, musical presentations and storytellers. There will be free pizza, cake and drinks, live music and presentations. After the outdoor event, the community is invited to “A Celebration Fellowship Buffet Dinner” inside the Melbourne Auditorium at 6pm. 773-1489. www.thebibleonparade.org.
December 20 - Top Bakers Showdown. Time: 6:00PM – 8:00PM. Age: Ages 6-17 years. Calling all bakers! Various Neighborhood Watch groups to compete at who will be the best baking group in the community, there will be holiday cookies given to youth and a trophy given to the best neighborhood group. Cost: Free. Lipscomb Community Center in Melbourne. 608-7450.
On Going Events:
The Brevard Schools Foundation is collecting hygiene products during the month of October to benefit low-income and homeless students in Brevard Public Schools. All supplies collected will be put into the Supply Zone for Teachers’ new Hygiene Section, which is set to open mid-November. The public is invited to drop off hygiene donations at any of the ten public drop-off sites. The Supply Zone will continue to accept hygiene donations year-round at their facility, located within Clearlake Education Center in Cocoa. 617-7727
Mondays - Painting with a Friend. Time: 5:30PM – 6:30PM. Age: Ages 6-17 years. Come join us for a unique memorable experience and meet new friends and paint the night away. Choose from several painting from artists for your master pieces at the end of the day. Refreshments will be served. Cost: Free. Lipscomb Community Center in Melbourne. 608-7450.
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.
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.
Thursdays - Robotics/Lego Mania. Time: 5:30PM – 6:30PM. Age: Ages 6-13 years. No builder can say, “Lego my Lego”, join us for coding in a creative environment of creativity through following directions, eye hand coordination. Come learn the opportunity to construct dinosaurs, rockets, castles and other exciting structures. Cost: Free. Lipscomb Community Center in Melbourne. 608-7450.
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.