Some highlights of what’s going on this weekend in Brevard County. Check out the calendar for more details on these events or to find other happening events!
Friday May 13, 2011
Friday Flix: Mamma Mia!
Wickham Park Senior Center (in Wickham Park), Melbourne
3pm – 5pm
F. Burton Smith Park: 7575 King Street, Cocoa
5pm – 9am
A campout for the whole community featuring: hot dog dinner, crafts, hay ride, nature programs, campfire with songs and s’mores. The campout will end at 9 am Saturday morning with juice and donuts being served for breakfast!
$35 for up to four family members, $5 each for additional campers in the same family.
Must pre-register: 321-455-1385
Live at The Avenue
The Avenue, Viera
6pm – 9pm
Relax in Central Park with your blankets or lawn chairs to enjoy the weather and live music.
Friday Fest Family Street Party
Historic Downtown Melbourne
6pm – 10pm
A Friday night party for the whole family! Live entertainment, food, crafts, cars, children activities, rock climbing wall and much more.
Admission and parking are free, some activities charge a fee.
Saturday May 14, 2011
2nd Annual “Not One More Child Drowns” 5K Run & Water Safety Day
Wickham Park Amphitheater, Melbourne
7:30am – 12pm
After the 5K run/walk hang out and enjoy family activities, bounce houses, games, face painting, water safety exhibits and raffle prizes!
Cocoa West Community Center: 230 South Burnett Road, Cocoa
10am – 2pm
Community Day celebration for all ages featuring bounce houses, games, face painting, a book fair, walk-a-thon, health fair and appearances by the Cocoa Fire Department and the Brevard County Sheriff’s Department.
Free Family Fest and Garage Sale
South Beach Community Center: 500 Old Florida Trail, Melbourne Beach
10am – 3pm
Head out and enjoy a free traveling skate park, music demonstrations, food and face painting along with a community garage sale.
Free event, train rides available for $2
The Great American Golf Tournament
Duran Golf Club, Viera
11am – 7pm
First annual golf event hosted by World of Beer.
5th Annual Grant Valkaria Day!
Grant Historical House and Fisherman’s Landing: 5795 S US 1, Grant/Valkaria
11:30am – 3:30pm
Another event celebrating their community with food & drinks, fingerprinting, fire safety, bounce houses, raffle prizes and a Kid’s Fishing Derby from 7am – 11am.
Men Rock the Runway
La Cita County Club, Titusville
1pm – 4pm
The Women’s Center North Guild is hosting a fashion show and luncheon.
$35 per person including a luncheon, live entertainment and auction.
All proceeds to benefit the Women’s Center, which assists women and children who are victims of domestic violence.
Parent’s Night Out
Cape Canaveral Youth Center: 7920 Orange Avenue, Cape Canaveral
6pm – 10pm
It’s not that you’re getting rid of the kids…It’s that you’re giving them the great gift of a night out of the house enjoying pizza, movies and games!
$5 per child for the first 20 children ages 5-10
You must register your child in advance: 321-868-1226.
Overnight Movie Zoo Adventures
Brevard Zoo, Melbourne
6pm – 9am
Overnight campers will explore hands-on activities, animal presentations, a safari hike in the zoo then a movie before bed.
$35 for members/$40 for non-memebers
Recommended for ages 7 – 12
Night at the Café
Central Brevard Library, Cocoa
6:30pm – 9:30pm
Gala to benefit the Library Cafe Project which plans to build a cafe in the lobby of the Central Brevard Library. The event will feature hors d’oeuvres, wine, a wine auction, silent art auction and appearance by local author William Culyer Hall.
$50 per person/$90 per couple
For tickets call: 321-633-1887
Space Coast Symphony Orchestra: Chopin & Schubert
First United Methodist Church, Cocoa Beach
7pm – 9pm
Palm Bay Community Center: 1502 Port Malabar Blvd. NE, Palm Bay
8pm – Midnight
Free event to encourage youth to choose positive ways to spend their time.
Sunday May 15, 2011
The Enchanted Forest Sanctuary: 444 Columbia Boulevard (SR405), Titusville
2pm – 4pm
Free event with nature activities for children of all ages.
Galmont Ballet’s DANCE ON ROCK
King Center, Melbourne
2pm – 5pm
Ballet like you’ve never seen it or heard it! A double-bill set to the music of Led Zeppelin The Beatles and Oasis.