Events Calendar Courtesy of the Cultural Council of Indian River County
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H.A.L.O No-Kill Animal Shelter is holding a special feline adoption event through Saturday, June 16. All adoption fees will be waived on ANY cat over 1 year old. Please take advantage of this great promotion and add a little more love into your home! All cats will be fixed, up to date on all vaccines, tested, and microchipped. Visit either H.A.L.O location: 710 Jackson Street in Sebastian or at the Indian River Mall.
FRIDAY & SATURDAY, JUNE 15 & 16
AT RIVERSIDE THEATRE THIS WEEKEND
Comedy Zone Experience – with comedians Greg Hall & Kevin White with shows at 7:30 and 9:30 pm Friday & Saturday, June 15 & 16. Tickets for comedian showcase: $12 – $18
Live in the Loop – Free outdoor concerts beginning at 6 pm with rock & roll bands Big Coque on Friday and Collins & Company on Saturday.
Riverside Theatre Education: Madagascar JR. Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and, of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins as they bound onto stage in the musical adventure of a lifetime. Based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion picture, Madagascar JR. follows all of your favorite crack-a-lackin’ friends as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar. Madagascar JR. starring children aged 12 to 18 takes place on June 15 @ 2 pm & 7 pm; June 16 @ 2 pm & 5:30 pm. Madagascar JR. starring children aged 7 to 11 takes place: on June 29 @ 2 pm & 7 pm; June 30 @ 2 pm & 5:30 pm. Tickets: $10.
FRIDAY, JUNE 15
Author Janet Sierzant is coordinating The Writer’s Window Pane, a cold-critique workshop where everyone gets instant constructive feedback on his or her writing, all genres including memoirs, novels and short stories as well as all levels of experience are welcome. The workshops are held every Friday from 10 am to noon at 1600 21 Street in Vero Beach. For more information e-mail Janet at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seriously Mixed Media, 207 Orange Avenue in Fort Pierce is holding an Open House & Art Reception on Friday, June 15 from 5 to 8 pm. Meet the artists and stroll through downtown for the Fort Pierce Art Walk.
SATURDAY, JUNE 16
Vero Classical Ballet will perform The Sleeping Beauty on Saturday, June 16 at 7 pm at the Vero Beach High School Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the PAC box office 772-564-5537 or by going to https://indianriverschools.tix.com/Event.aspx?EventCode=1076611
The City of Vero Beach Recreation Department will hold Gymnastics and Performing Arts registration on Saturday, June 16 beginning at 8 am at Leisure Square Fitness Center (3705 16th Street). Gymnastics and aerial classes are available for beginners through advanced students, toddlers through teens. Participants ages 3 and older will perform in the Aerial Antics Youth Circus in August. Call Angie Holshouser at 772-770-3775 or visit the recreation page under Centerstage Acrobatic Complex at www.covb.org for information and registration forms.
ECO Talks at the Environmental Learning Center continues on Saturday, June 16 at 11 am with Shari Blisset titled “The Fascinating World of Bats”. Free with general admission.
Enjoy the state’s largest collection of waterlilies at McKee Botanical Garden’s Annual Waterlily Celebration on Saturday, June 16 from 8:30 am to 2 pm. The day’s events include repotting demonstrations, a plant sale, vintage home and Garden accents and the annual waterlily photo contest. Summer Admission: $10 Adults, $9 Seniors, $5 Children ages 3-12. McKee members and children under 3 free.
SUNDAY, JUNE 17
The Space Coast Symphony Orchestra will open their 2018-19 Tenth Anniversary season with On Broadway at 3:00 pm on Sunday, June 17 at the Community Church of Vero Beach, 1901 23rd Street. Selections from the greatest musicals of stage and screen will be represented, including The King and I, Hamilton, Phantom of the Opera, South Pacific, Chicago, Beauty and the Beast and Grease. Featured will be a special suite of music from The Beatles, which includes hits such as “All My Loving,” “All You Need is Love,” “Blackbird,” “Can’t Buy Me Love,” “Come Together,” “If I Fell,” “Lady Madonna,” “Let It Be,” “Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da,” “Something,” “Yesterday,” and more. $25 advance tickets for adults are available through the orchestra website at www.SpaceCoastSymphony.org or at the beachside and mainland branches of Marine Bank & Trust. Tickets at the door are $30. On Broadway is free for those aged 18 and under or with a student ID.
The Vero Beach Elks Lodge, 1350 26th Street is holding its 8th Annual Fathers Day Car Show from 10 am to 2 pm on Sunday, June 17. There will be 50/50, Raffle Drawings, Rock & Roll, Food and Awards. On-site registration, $20, from 8 am to 10 am. Goodie Bags will be given to the first 80 people to register. Questions: contact Craig Waskow at 772-299-6225.
Beginning on Tuesday, June 19, the Vero Beach Museum of Art is hosting its Summer Sci-Film Series in conjunction with the summer exhibition Astronomy Photographer of the Year. Shows start at 5:30 pm. The line up is: A Space Odyssey (June 19); Moon (June 26); WALL-E (July 10); In the Shadow of the Moon (July 17); and Close Encounters of the Third Kind (July 24). Museum members are free, non-members attend with paid admission to the Museum.