Cultural Calendar July 17-24


CATS! continues at the Vero Beach Theatre Guild through July 28th.  Adapted from TS Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats has been presented in over 30 countries delighting audiences with a sparkling fusion of music, dance and verse including one of the most treasured songs in musical theatre, Memory.  For tickets, visit



Howl at the Moon Experience – Vegas Nights:  Musicians face off at this live music request party from  7:30 to 10:00 pm on Friday & Saturday, July 19 & 20.  Side seating: $12  Table seating: $16- $22.

Live in the Loop: Enjoy free outdoor concerts beginning at 6:00 pm with Minglewood (Grateful Dead Tribute Band) on Friday and Casey Raines Band (A Party Band of Country Hits & More!) on Saturday.

Riverside Theatre for Kids:  Matilda, the Musical with performances on Friday and Saturday, July 19 & 20 at 2:00 and 7:00 pm. This is a captivating piece that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life.  For tickets, visit


Free Summertime Movies continues on Sunday, July 21 at 3 pm with Black Panther starring Chadwick Boseman and Michael B. Jordan at the Sunrise Theatre in Fort Pierce. Tickets are available in person only at the theatre’s box office located at 117 South Second Street, Ft. Pierce, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Monday – Friday and two hours prior to each movie.  Limit 4 tickets per person.  Tickets are subject to availability. Call 772.461.4775.

Community Church of Vero Beach presents Joie de Vivre, an afternoon of Chamber Music, duets and vocal selections with Andrew Galuska, piano; Jill Truax, piano; and Rachel Carter, soprano.  The concert will be held on Sunday, July 21 at 4:00 pm   in the Grace Chapel.  Tickets are$ 10 Adults $5.00 Students and are available by calling 772-778-1070 or at the door.


The Vero Beach Museum of Art’Summer Sci-Fi Film Series continues on Tuesday, July 23 with Planet 51 at 5:30 pm.  Films are free for Members or with paid admission and include access to the exhibitions. Pre-registration is encouraged.  Call 772.231. 0707, Ext. 116



Support the Vero Beach Cultural Arts Village by attending The Village People Fundraiser on Tuesday, August 13 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm at the Post & Vine, 1919 14th Avenue in Vero Beach.  Meet the Village People, enjoy the Friends and Neighbors Band, sing and dance to “YMCA”, hear from Jason Jeffries, Director of Planning for the City of Vero Beach about the upcoming zoning of the Cultural Arts Village, and learn about other Village events and opportunities. Reservations are $75 per person, includes buffet dinner and entertainment with cash bar. RSVP to Cultural Council at 772-770-4857 or by August 7 or visit

The Gifford Youth Orchestra will hold a free summer camp July 29 through August 2 for children between the ages of 8 and 18.  The camp will take

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place at the GYO Modular Unit (behind the Gifford Youth Achievement Center, 4875 43rd Avenue in Vero Beach) daily from 9 am to 4:30 pm.  The summer camp, in its second year, “lets the children cool off in the pool, make new friends, and try out some new instruments,” says Dr. Crystal Bujol, the GYO’s co-founder and artistic director.  “It introduces children who are not members to the Gifford Youth Orchestra and provides them some fun time learning a little more about music.”  As well as the pool, the camp will offer music crafts, drumming, piano and string performances.  Pre-registration is required by calling Iva Powell at 772-563-7072.  For more information about the Gifford Youth Orchestra visit

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  1. I’m very concerned about Closing the pool at Leisure Square. City Council meeting On Tuesday, July 16, 3pm. Your favorite activity at Leisure Square may be next.

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