Thursday Nov 23 @ 7:00 AM
10th Annual Thanksgiving Day Trot Against Poverty
United Against Poverty of Indian River County – Join us for this Thanksgiving Day community tradition. 5K race or walk and free sweet potato pancake breakfast with all the fixings. More information to come!
    Monday Nov 27 - Nov 29 @ 9:00 AM
St. Anastasia PTO Santa's Christmas Corner
St. Anastasia Catholic School – The PTO is hosting their annual Santa's Christmas Corner on Nov. 27-29 in M211 of the Media Center. The event is organized differently this year. Most students will shop/purchase on Nov. 28. The gifts will be wrapped and delivered to them on Nov. 29. We need your help - spots are open for delivery, set up, shopping, wrapping and clean up. Please pick a time that you can work! Thank you! http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090a4eabad238-ptos
    Saturday Dec 2 @ 9:00 AM
JCHS Placement Test for Current 8th Grade Students
John Carroll Catholic High School – All 8th grade students who are interested in attending JCHS for the 2018-2019 school year are asked to take the Placement Test on December 2, 2017. The test will be from 9 AM- Noon at JCHS (check in by 8:45 AM). To sign up for the Placement Test, simply complete the Online Application by November 29th. Parents are encouraged to stay for an informational meeting from 9- 10 AM. Also, Academic Merit and Catholic Education Scholarships are due on this date. These applications can also be found on the website.
    Saturday Dec 2 @ 11:00 AM
Martial Arts Seminar with Kyoshi Troy Price
Florida Karate Academy – Train Karate, Jujitsu, Bagua, & Tai Chi with Kyoshi Troy Price, one of the top instructors in the United States. All FKA students are invited to attend this annual event. Attendance is required for all FKA Black & Brown Belts. Fee: $60
    Friday Dec 8 @ 1:30 AM
Grandparent/ Parent/ Family Celebration and Mass
John Carroll Catholic High School – Dear John Carroll Catholic High School Grandparents and Families, You play an important role in your grandchild’s life and are very special to us at John Carroll Catholic High School. We would like to extend an invitation to join our faith community as we celebrate the gift of our John Carroll families and recognize you and the selfless contributions you have made to strengthen our school families. Please join us on Tuesday, December 8, 2017 for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception Mass in honor of all of our John Carroll grandparents at 1:30 pm in Saint Anastasia Catholic Church. Following Mass, you are welcome to enjoy some light refreshments in the St. Anastasia Parish Center from 2:30-3:30PM. Kindly RSVP to our Director of Campus Ministry, Mrs. Jennie Capezza, at Jcapezza@johncarrollhigh.com by December 6th to let us know if you and any other family members are able to join us. We are looking forward to seeing you and celebrating Mass together.
    Friday Dec 8 - Dec 10 @ 3:00 PM
Recognize the Reflection Retreat
305 YOGA – The saying "be the change you want to see in the world" is often heard in the yoga community, but what does it mean to embody this? When we begin to realize that our individual thoughts and actions have a clear, direct effect on the world around us, we have the choice to be aware and responsible for that impact. During this weekend as we Recognize the Reflection, our work will be a deep inquiry so that we may understand what we are creating and how we can be the change. Join Natasha at the Kashi Ashram in Sebastian, Florida. Friday, December 8th 3pm to Sunday, December 10th 3pm. Delicious vegetarian meals included throughout your stay. Daily asana and meditation practice, Satsang and fire ceremony. Kashi Ashram is made up of quiet and sacred grounds, complete with several meditation huts and spaces. Luscious gardens with an on site permaculture program. Accommodations on-site included in price. Our house includes a full kitchen, pool, single beds and shared baths. Investment: $550; early bird rate of $500 if registered by Nov. 8
    Saturday Dec 9 - Dec 10 @ 10:00 AM
Winter in the Park - Vero Beach
Donna Elias – Join artist Donna Elias under the oaks in Riverside Park, Vero Beach on December 9 & 10, 2017 for the WINTER IN THE PARK – FINE ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL! 9 am to 4 pm – FREE ADMISSION Riverside Park, 3001 Riverside Park Drive, Vero Beach, FL 32963
    Saturday Dec 9 @ 11:00 AM
FKA Practice Tournament
Florida Karate Academy – All FKA Students are invited to participate in our annual practice tournament to prepare for the upcoming season! All FKA Team athletes must participate! Spectators welcome!
    Thursday Dec 14 @ 6:00 PM
St. Andrew's Annual Christmas Program
St. Andrew's Episcopal Academy – Please join us for our annual Christmas Program, featureing St. Andrew's Episcopal Academy students.
    Thursday Dec 14 @ 7:00 PM
St. Anastasia Royal Ram Band Christmas Concert
St. Anastasia Catholic School – Join the St. Anastasia Catholic School Royal Ram Band for a Festive Christmas Band Concert on Thursday, Dec. 14 at 7 p.m. in the school's auditorium. It's a beautiful way to celebrate the season!
    Saturday Dec 16 @ 1:00 PM
Rank Testing
Florida Karate Academy – All eligible FKA students will test for their next belt rank. Please check with your instructor to determine eligibility. Testing Fees: $30 - Color Belts, $50 Brown Belts
    Wednesday Jan 17 - Mar 7 @ 5:30 PM
Coding with Arduino 2
LASER -TEC – Coding with Arduino 2: Explore: Expand on your knowledge of computer coding using the Arduino microcontroller! Create computer code to interact with electronic circuits that can automate your world. Turn your hobby into a high-demand skill set. Draft, Design, & Build: Start by programming an LED matrix, send and receive data using radio frequency, and create your own controlled-access entry using RFID. Then, experiment with adding Bluetooth and wireless capabilities to the Arduino. Learn about the speed of sound, and how sonar is used to measure distance. In your final project, you will build your own Arduino from scratch! Value: Take home a customized complimentary kit valued at $100. Prerequisite: completion of Coding with Arduino I Bootcamp or previous experience in coding with Arduino.
    Monday Jan 22 - Jan 23 @ 8:00 AM
Winter Quarterly Meeting hosted by Main Street Fort Pierce
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    Monday Jan 22 - Jan 28 @ 9:00 AM
Manju Pattabhi Jois Mysore Jan 22nd- 28th
One Yoga Planet – Jan 22nd- 28th Mysore week practice with asana practice, pranayama & Chanting Manju Jois, Ashtanga Yoga guru of Mysore, South India, is the oldest son of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, recognized worldwide as the foremost authority on Ashtanga Yoga. Manju has taught the true Mysore Ashtanga method for over 50 years.
    Monday Jan 29 - Feb 2 @ 9:00 AM
Jan 29th-Feb 2nd 5 Day Yoga Therapy Teacher Training w/Manju Pat
One Yoga Planet – Manju Pattabhi Jois 5 Day Teacher Training South Florida Jan 2018! Along the River in Beautiful Historic Downtown Fort Pierce join a wonderful Yoga Therapy Teacher Training! Our wonderful community welcomes you to be a part of our annual gathering of Yogis from all over to learn and grow from our downt to earth teacher!
    Saturday Feb 3 @ 6:00 PM
JCHS Annual Gala 2018
John Carroll Catholic High School – John Carroll High School Is Excited to Announce its 2018 Annual Gala John Carroll High School is proud to announce that it will be hosting its 2018 Annual Gala on Saturday, February 3rd. The dinner, dance, and auction will have an “Anchored in Faith” theme, which will be presented through nautical décor carried throughout the event. The gala will be held at the Pelican Yacht Club in Fort Pierce and will begin at 6 PM. Tickets to the event are $100 per person and can be purchased online at www.JohnCarrollHigh.com. In addition, you can reserve an 8 or 10 person table for an additional $100. If you choose to reserve a table, you and your guests will be seated at the table of your choice (based on availability). Each guest will enjoy one complimentary drink ticket, a delicious dinner, entertainment, a live auction, and a silent auction. Kindly RSVP with your payment by Friday, January 19, 2018. Event tickets will be sold on a first come first served basis, so reserve your tickets today! In addition, you can promote your business through sponsorship opportunities which offer marketing perks, place an advertisement in the gala program, or donate auction items for hundreds of guests to view. If you are interested in supporting the Gala as a sponsor, advertiser, or donor, please fill out the “Participation Form” found on JCHS’s website by Friday, December 15, 2017. John Carroll High School, a non-profit 501(c)3 status school, serves students from St. Lucie, Martin, and Indian River counties. For more information regarding the 2018 Annual Gala, please visit www.JohnCarrollHigh.com; John Carroll’s Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter page; or contact Katherine Stanton at (772) 464-5200 or KStanton@JohnCarrollHigh.com.
    Saturday Feb 10 @ 6:30 PM
The Valentine Ball
United Against Poverty of Indian River County – Come celebrate love at The Valentine Ball on February 10, from 6:30-11 p.m. at Oak Harbor Club in Vero Beach. Enjoy live music, dancing, gourmet surf n’turf dinner, unique silent and live auction items featuring one-of-a-kind experiences. Net proceeds benefit United Against Poverty programs that inspire and empower people living in poverty to lift their families to economic self-sufficiency. Admission is $250 per person, available through sponsorship packages or sold separately. RSVP required. For more information contact Staci at 772-770-0740 or visit upirc.org
    Friday Feb 16 - Feb 18 @ 3:00 PM
Vero Beach Food Wine & Music
United Against Poverty of Indian River County – This is a star studded event. This three-day destination event will showcase the talents of the world’s most renowned wine and spirits producers, chefs, and culinary personalities locally, nationally and worldwide. Chefs like Graham Elliot, Shaun O'Neal, Amanda Freitag, and Chef Alex Thomopoulos & TV host Cristina Ferrare Halmark will be there and HOT musical acts from Country, and Top 40 radio. This event not only enhances and elevates the exposure of Vero Beach, but also specifically supports charities like UAP.
    Saturday Apr 21 @ 11:00 AM
Garimot Arnis Training with Gat Puno
Florida Karate Academy – Train Garimot Arnis with Gat Puno Abundio Salazar Baet. The undefeated stick fighter from Laguna, P.I. Make sure to attend this annual event. Open to all FKA Students Green Belt and Above. Training Fee: $60
    Friday Oct 19 - Oct 21 @ 12:00 PM
Legends of the Seven Seas, Curse of the Kraken
Hurricane Paintball Park – Argh ye matey if ye all remeber last years game then you are in for an even greater spectacualr than that. The Kraken is on the lose an whoever controls the mighty beast has the advantage but for how long is the real question. Come on out and play a game of all out paintball were trying to gain the upper hand against this furious beast will help.