November 15 - Family Bingo Night from 6:00PM – 9:00PM. Age: All Ages. Come for a fun filled monthly night with family and friends. Come out and win prizes, refreshments will be offered. Cost: $2 per person. Lipscomb Community Center in Melbourne. 608-7450.
November 15 - Healthy Living for Youth from 5:30PM – 7:30PM. Age: 8-11 years 5:30PM-6:30PM 12-17 Years 6:45PM-7:30PM. Youth will learn basic cooking skills and they will enjoy eating and cooking with vegetables and fresh fruits which will empower them to eat healthy. Cost: Free. Lipscomb Community Center in Melbourne. 608-7450.
November 16 - Second Annual Harvest Festival & Craft Fair. Green Gables at Historic Riverview Village from 9 am - 3 pm. Free Admission, Crafts for Sale, Children's Carnival Games, Arts & Crafts, Face Painting, Live Entertainment and Food Trucks. Registration at www.greengables.org
November 16 - Space Coast Feline Network will be holding its annual dinner and silent auction fundraiser “Tropical Feline Escape” on Saturday, at the Space Coast Holiday Inn Convention Center, 301 Tucker Lane, Cocoa, Florida with proceeds going to SCFN’s programs, including its low/no-cost spay/neuter program for community cats. Doors open at 5:30 PM with appetizers, cash bar and silent auction. Island Breeze buffet dinner (and dessert) starts at 6:30 PM with a complimentary drink. Raffles & door prizes for all. Cost is $75 per person. www.fixaferal.org
November 16 - Pop Up Adoption Event with SPCA of Brevard. Come fall in love at the SPCA of Brevard’s Pop Up Adoption Event. Enjoy a variety of vendors and food trucks, and meet all of our four legged friends looking for a new home. Cost: FREE to attend! Time: 10:00AM-2:00PM. Wickham Park Community Center. 608-7490.
November 16 - Melbourne City Ballet Theatre and Greenwood Place cordially invites you to join the BENEFIT GALA 2019 from 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM at Greenwood Place in Melbourne. The Gala will be featuring a sneak-peek of Swan Lake Ballet Performance by Melbourne City Ballet Theatre to live symphonic orchestra accompaniment by Satellite Instrumental Music, Hors d'oeuvre & refreshments, Silent & Live Auction, Raffle, and more! The dress code is Semi-Formal. Cost is $55 per person/$90 per couple http://benefitgala2019.eventbrite.com
November 23 – Yappy Hour at El Chico’s restaurant in Melbourne from 5:30- 7:30pm on the patio. Enter to win a gift basket and cash prizes. Represent your football team and win prizes. Photos with dogs. Proceeds benefit Riley’s Rescue of Brevard.
November 23 - The One Blood bus will be parked in the Bank of America parking lot at 333 5th Ave. in Indialantic. The drive runs from 10a-3p. Every donor will get a free blanket and a $10 eGiftCard. Folks can also drop off toys for our Toys for Tots drive.
November 23 - Apollo 12 Moon Day & Cosmic Christmas Yard Sale from 10am – 8pm Make it an early “Black Friday” & “Giving Tuesday” BOTH by shopping in the gift shop or at the Cosmic Christmas Yard Sale, finding great space related and other gifts at terrific prices, and support our non-profit in the process! In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 12 moon landing, we will have many family friendly activities, special speakers and question and answer sessions, ending with an urban stargazing event in our front parking lot with telescopes generously provided for anyone and everyone's use by the Brevard Astronomical Society.
November 23 - Open House at Green Gables at Historic Riverview Village from 10 am - 2 pm. Located at 1501 S. Harbor City Boulevard, Melbourne. You will tour this unique home built in 1896, one of only three Queen Anne style home remaining in the area. Enjoy the acre and a half of lush green space right on the Indian River, while learning how this home is about Melbourne's own bridge to the past and its legacy. Our time to save Green Gables is now very limited. Suggested Donation $20. See greengables.org.
November 23 - The League of Women Voters of the Space Coast will host a workshop on the Sunshine Law scheduled at the Suntree Country Club from 8:30 am until 12:00 noon. The event is designed to meet the needs of community volunteers working on city councils, boards, and advisory committees. Public officials, city and county employees and the public are welcome to attend. Event cost is $20.00 for members, $25.00 for non-members and includes light refreshments. To register, go to www.lwvsc.clubexpress.com.
November 25 - Healthy Living for Youth from 5:30PM – 7:30PM. Age: 8-11 years 5:30PM-6:30PM 12-17 Years 6:45PM-7:30PM. Youth will learn basic cooking skills and they will enjoy eating and cooking with vegetables and fresh fruits which will empower them to eat healthy. Cost: Free. Lipscomb Community Center in Melbourne. 608-7450.
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.