9:40 am
Mon May 12, 2014

Lagoon Action Assembly-May 15th-17th

The Marine Resources Council (MRC) and the Florida Institute of Technology are coordinating an American Assembly on May 15–17, 2014 in Melbourne, FL to engage diverse stakeholders in identifying priority actions to restore the Indian River Lagoon. This assembly, titled the “Lagoon Action Assembly,” facilitates stakeholder delegates in two and a half days of problem solving.  Sponsorships are needed.  Find out more:

A diverse group of over 100 representatives from business, recreation, agriculture, infrastructure, elected leaders, economic and ecological experts plus many others will meet and discuss possible solutions for our dying Lagoon.

Dr. Leesa Souto, Executive Director of the Marine Resources Council discusses the upcoming assembly.

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Jay Field is a reporter for MPBN Radio based in the network’s Bangor bureau. In his reporting for the network’s flagship program, Maine Things Considered, Field enjoys exploring how real people’s lives are impacted by the unique policy challenges, economic, education, natural resource and otherwise, that come with daily life in a rural state.

9:46 am
Fri May 9, 2014

Kickin' It For Hope June 1st

Sunday June 1st the Zies, Widerman and Malek Hope Foundation hosts a Kickball Tournament and Family Fun Day at Rodes Park.

Pre-registration begins at 9 am Games begin at 10am at Rodes Park 3410 Flanagan Ave W Melbourne.  Lots of family fun, bounce house, face painting , corn hole, live music and much more.  For more information

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2:06 pm
Tue May 6, 2014

Brevard's First Farm To Table Dinner, May 31

  Matt’s Casbah will present Brevard County’s first,  “Farm To Table” Dinner on Saturday, May 31 at Florida Fields To Forks’ farm located at 1200 Corey Road in Malabar, sponsored in part by Florida Tech.

Matt and his team of chefs will prepare the menu at live cooking stations, with each portion paired with wine. The menu will feature local, pasture-raised Katahdin lamb; Berkshire pork and grass-fed and finished Angus beef; and local, farm fresh seasonal vegetables, fruits, berries and desserts.

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2:01 pm
Tue May 6, 2014

Indian River Lagoon Awareness Day, May 24

  Brevard’s beachside Walmart is hosting an Indian River Lagoon Awareness Day event May 24, from 10 am until noon. In support and celebration of the Indian River Lagoon, this fishing and environmental community event will help raise money for the  Marine Resources Council, a nonprofit organization that has been dedicated to protecting and restoring the Indian River Lagoon for the past 30 years.

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3:52 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

Lights Out For Sea Turtles May 1 - Oct. 31

  The Sea Turtle Preservation Society reminds all coastal Florida residents to go "lights out" for sea turtles from May 1 to Oct. 31. Now is the time for all business and property owners to make sure no artificial light sources can be visible from or illuminate the beach at night.

Artificial lights can discourage female turtles from nesting on the beach and can cause hatchlings to become disoriented.

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4:22 pm
Fri May 2, 2014

Manatee Adoption For Mother's Day

  If kitchen gadgets and fuzzy slippers just won't do for Mother's Day this year, Save the Manatee Club recommends a more memorable gift: a manatee gift adoptions!

A tax-deductble gift adoption from Save the Manatee costs $25 and includes an adoption certificate, full-color photo and a biography of a real, endangered Florida manatee. If you adopt at the $35 level, you'll also get a free ceramic manatee heart ornament.

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1:10 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

A Night for Paws To Benefit Friends For Animals Sanctuary

  Friends For Animals Sanctuary is holding its second annual "Night For Paws" Gala this upcoming Saturday, May 3. The event features dinner, raffles, an auction, open bar and much more. Proceeds go toward helping Friends For Animals build a no-kill sanctuary for abused and homeless animals.

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3:53 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

Space Coast Progressive Alliance Presents Young Adults In Action

The Space Coast Progressive Alliance presents "Young Adults in Action" this Thursday, May 1, 6:30pm at the Front Street Civic Center in  Downtown Melbourne. The event focuses on ways to reach out to and encourage young adults to become active participants in our community. The event features three special guests: 

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2:37 pm
Sun April 27, 2014

Guitarist Tom Hueston On A Taste Of Jazz

 Jazz Guitarist Tom Hueston will be a special guest on A Taste of Jazz this Monday, April 28, 2014. Tom is a teacher and very special performer. He was Matt Heister's first guitar teacher and also helped launch the career of Jeff McLaughlin. 

Tom is one of only a handful of people in the world who can play bass pedals as the same time he plays guitar! This blend of two instruments in this way will bring a unique sound to his performance. We will talk about his teaching techniques, the physics of playing two instruments at the same time, one with his hands and the other with his feet, and listen to some tracks he has recorded with other local musicians.   

Join Dave Fries this Monday following All Things Considered for an evening of the very best in jazz and a fun filled as well as informative set by Tom Hueston.