Beachland Spotlight

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Updated 3/17/20

Melbourne Square Mall:

In order to support our retailers, employees, and local community, and in accordance with CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19, we have temporarily modified our operating hours to 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Monday through Saturday ) and 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. (Sunday), effective from Tuesday, March 17.

 

KSC:

With parents looking for more online educational activities for their children during this unprecedented time, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is offering free, online content designed to engage with children in Elementary through High School.

The education team at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will share daily Facebook Live video experiences as well as shorter segments that will each pair with an at-home activity. Covering topics such as living in space and on Mars, tours of Space Shuttle Atlantis and the Astronaut Training Experience, rocketry 101, and more. Hands on activities will involve everyday items that can be found around the house, such as using straws, paper towel tubes, and rubber bands to build and launch a rocket.

Presentations will take place Monday through Friday at 9:30 a.m. ET for younger children, and 1 p.m. for young adults. There will also be a Q&A portion at the end of each presentation. The interactive presentations can be viewed on Facebook at @KennedySpaceCenterVisitorComplex. The visitor complex also has downloadable activities that can be found at the following link: https://www.kennedyspacecenter.com/camps-and-education/educator-resources.

98.5 THE BEACH AND OUR BEACHLAND SPOTLIGHT WANT TO HELP KEEP THE SPACE COAST UP TO DATE ON PLANNED EVENTS AND FUNCTIONS THAT HAVE BEEN POSTPONED OR CANCELLED DUE COVID-19 PRE-CAUTIONS. IF YOUR CIVIC GROUP, RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATION OR NON PROFIT HAS SCHEDULING INFORMATION YOU WOULD LIKE TO SHARE PLEASE EMAIL THE INFORMATION TO publicaffairs@beach985.com AND WE WILL POST THIS INFORMATION ON THIS PAGE.

 

 

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.