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Updated 11/10/18

 

The Brevard Cultural Alliance Presents Deep Field: The Impossible Magnitude of our Universe at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex!

On Friday, November 16th, a unique film and musical experience, inspried by the Hubble Space Telescope’s iconic Deep Field image, permiers at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex! The film, titled Deep Field: The Impossible Magnitude of our Universe, was inspired by Grammy award-winning composer  Eric Witacre’s symphonic word Deep Field and features Hubble’s stunning imagery including brand new visualizations and fly-throughs of far-flung galaxies, nebulas, and star clusters that depict the awesome beatuy of the universe.

* A first-of-its-kind collaboration between Eric Witacre, producers Music Productions, multi-award-winning artists 59 Productions, scientists and visualizers from the Space Telescope Science Institute.
*Soundtrack & film features a new, epic Vitrual Chior with singers from 120 contries-more than 8,000 voices aged 4-87, with the Royal Philharmonic orchestra and Eric Witacre Singers.
*Exclusive VIP premire screen of the film (Nov. 16th) & public screens (Nov.17th) will take place in the IMAX Theatre at Kennedy Space Center Vistior Complex. the public screenings will take place on Nov. 17th are FREE for Kennedy Space Center Visitors!
For more information or to purchase tickets please visit www.artsbrevard.org.

29th Annual Tournament For Sight hosted by Satellite Beach Lion’s Club!

The Satellite Beach Lion’s Club will host it’s 29th Annual Tournament For Sight on November 17th at Habitat Golf Course at Valkaria. Entree fee is $65.00 – Check in begins at 7:00AM with a shot gun start at 8:00AM. Registration and more information can be found by calling 321-452-0376.

Brevard Zoo – Winter Camp sign ups!

Elementary school children are invited to explore the history of Florida Wildlife and animal adoptions as part of this year’s winter break camps at the Brevard Zoo!

This winter, the Zoo is offering two themed camps: Florida Wildlife Expedition and Amazing Animals. Both are broken up for children in kindergarten through second grade and third grade through fourth. The first camp, which will run January 2-4th, invites children to uncover secrets of Wild Florida as they compare local critters to animals of the past and around the world. The second camp will run January 7th-9th and will allow campers to explore a variety of habitats and discover what adaptions animals need to survive in their environments.

More information and sign-ups can be found at www.brevavrdzoo.org/zoo-winter-camps.

Central Florida Chamber Winds to perform 2 Works by Richard Strauss’ “The Invalid’s Workshop”.

The Central Florida Chamber Winds presents “The Invalid’s Workshop” – Richard Strauss’ Serenade Op.7 and the seldom preformed Sonatine No.1 at 3:00PM on Sunday, November 18th at the Suntree United Methodist Church- 7400 N Wickham Rd, Melbourne, FL 32940. This is a FREE concert to all who wish to attend.

The Central Florida Chamber Winds will perform 2 works by Richard Strass; Serenade Op.7 and the Sonatine No.1, from “The Invalid’s Workshop”. The two works were composed at opposite times in Strauss’ life, the serenade at 16 and the sonatine near the end of this life, while grief stricken and convalescing from the momentous events of WWII.

Treetop Trek Florida Resident Discounts At The Brevard Zoo!

Floridians are invited to challenge themselves while saving some cash at Treetop Trek this Fall! From September 4th to December 14th residents can take 25% off all Canopy Walk, Challenge Reloaded, Black Diamond and Zip only courses! This promotion, which cannot be combined with any other offer or discount, is not valid between November 21st and 25th.

To receive this discount, participants must visit www.treetoptrek.com and print out the Florida Resident Discount Flier or present it on their phone. A valid Florida State-issued photo ID or utility bill with address and matching photo ID is also required.

The Brevard Zoo is home to more than 900 animals representing 195 species from all over the world! As a not-for-profit organization, it is a leader in the fields of animal wellness, education, and conservation. More information is available at www.brevardzoo.org. Treetop Trek features five aerial obstacle courses that whisk guests above parts of the Zoo and through lush Florida landscapes. More information about Treetop Trek can be found at www.treetoptrek.com.

 

 

 

 

Reoccurring Events

Food pantries and sharing centers are in DIRE need of food!

The Salvation Army Food Pantry, The Sharing Center of Central Brevard, and the North Brevard Charities Sharing Center are ALL in DIRE NEED of non-perishable food donations!

Donations like: peanut butter, pasta, rice, soup, sauce, canned veggies and fruits, dry milk, and cereal are needed.

Donation locations:

  • North Brevard Charities Sharing Center – 4475 S. Hopkins Ave., Titusville: 321-269-6555
  • Salvation Army Food Pantry – 1080 Hickory St., Cocoa: 321-724-0494
  • Sharing Center of Central Brevard – 113 Aurora St., Cocoa: 321-631-0306

Rolling Readers Space Coast Needs Volunteers

Do you love to read? Do you love children? Can you give a gift of your time (30 minutes to one hour) every week during the school year? If you can, you can be that person that makes all the difference in a child’s life. Rolling Readers Space Coast is seeking volunteers for three unique literacy programs in Brevard County Elementary Schools and we know one of them is just right for you. Volunteer now…Check ou the website at www.rollingreadersspacecoast.com or call 321-254-9976.

Brevard literacy Volunteers

Volunteers challenge illiteracy while strengthening our economy and saving taxpayer money. Donate your time or money to help change a life. Call to volunteer or donate at 917-8952.

Grant Funded Spay/Neuter Service is Now Available

Brevard County Animal Services and enforcement and the Central Brevard Human Society have partnered to provide a Grant funded program for all of the country residents which will enable them to have their felines spayed and neutered for only $20. Call 636-3343 or visit www.crittersavers.com

Central Brevard Humane Society is in Desperate Need of Operational Items

Purina Kitten Chow, Dry Dog and Cat Food, Scoop able litter, Cotton balls, Q-Tips, Blankets, Sheets, Towel and Lawn Equipment. (Specifically, a Chainsaw and Weed Eater.) All donated Items can be brought to the Human Society at 1020 Cox Road, Cocoa, 7 days a week and after 11am. Call 636-3343, or visit www.crittersavers.com for more information.

117 Sunday Bingo with the American Legion Auxiliary 117

(Behind Dunkin Donuts- Palm Bay)Begins at 1p. Doors open at Noon. Paper cards and dobbers sold. Food available for purchase.

Donate to “Operation Warm”

Did you know that there are children right here Brevard that are living below the “Poverty Line”, forcing parents to make drastic decisions between food-shelter and clothing! Join 98.5 The Beach by donating to Operation Warm to help provide new winter coats to children right here in Brevard County. visit www.operationwarm.org.

Brevard Farmers Market – Every Thursday!

Brevard County Parks & Recreation along with the UF Brevard County Extension Service host “The Brevard County Farmer’s Market” every Thursday starting at 3pm at the Wickham Pavillion. The Farmer’s Market features fresh produce and products from local Growers and Producers. Call 633-1702 ext 238 for more information.

Serene Harbor Domestic Violence Center is in Need of Donations!

The Serene Harbor Domestic Violence Center pantry is in need of food donations. If you are able to donate canned food or dry goods please call 726-8282

Women’s Center of Brevard – Bingo Every Thursday!

Women’s Center of Brevard Bingo is located at 2204 Front Street across from the Charthouse every Thursday at 11am. Free refreshments and pastries from Panera Bread.