Martin County Library Adds A "Quiet Space."

6 hours ago

Libraries offer much more than just books, but if you are looking for a quiet place to read a book, you can still find that.  WQCS intern Christina St. Louis takes us to a quiet space at the Blake Library in Stuart.  You can find the Martin County Library System on Facebook or by clicking HERE.

St. Lucie Cultural Alliance

Jul 11, 2019

This week on Treasure Coast Happenings with Mike Fitzgerald join us as we speak with Lisa Fitz-Coy of the St. Lucie Cultural Alliance where we discuss the definitions of art, from visual arts, performing arts, dance and music, literary, commercial and historical art.  If you are a local artist this is a show you’ll want to tune in for.

The investigation into the increasing number of cases of hepatitis A in our state got some attention from state and local officials Wednesday with a focus on Martin County where four people have died from the disease.  Florida’s newly appointed Surgeon General Dr. Scott Rivkees and Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nunez were in attendance.  Afterward at a press conference State Representative Toby Overdorf , State Representative Mary Lynn Magar and Senator Gayle Harrell talked about what occurred.

More than 50 local social service agencies are expected to participate.  It's a family friendly event with lots of activities for children.  Find out more by clicking HERE.

To mark its 30th anniversary, the Stuart Air Show will be part of the Fourth of July fireworks.   Find out more from the City of Stuart by clicking HERE, or from the Stuart Air Show by clicking HERE.  

You can download the app from J&M Displays to hear music to accompany the fire works display.

It's HOT! Stay Cool

Jul 3, 2019

The best way to beat the heat is to avoid the sun, wear loose-fitting light colored clothing, take frequent breaks when working outside, and drink lots of water.  Find out more about heat related illnesses by clicking HERE.

Four-Legged Friends: How To Survive The Scorching Summer

Jul 1, 2019

So, you may have noticed: it’s HOT.  Now just imagine if you were covered in FUR?!

We took a trip to the Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County to get better insight into what it’s like for man’s best friend to survive the summer heat.

ID: I’m Ilka Daniel and I am the director of Animal Protective Services.

WA: I’m Will Anzenberger. I am the director of Development & Marketing.

TOC:  And this is Pi.

WA: (laughing) And this is Pi.

Florida Oceanographic Society

Jun 26, 2019
Florida Oceanographic Society

On Treasure Coast Happenings this week we will be speaking to Mark Perry of the Florida Oceanographic Society about a variety of subjects including the celebration of their One-Millionth visitor to the Coastal Center.  Sea Turtle nesting and Hatching Season is underway and we will discuss how can you help protect the hatchlings along the beaches.  We will also discuss the month of July being Sharks and Rays month at the Florida Oceanographic So

Chili Cook-Off for Boys & Girls Club

Jun 19, 2019

Are your taste buds ready for some fun?  We hope so because the Chili Cook off is coming to St. Lucie County with proceeds going to the Boys & Girls Club.  This years Chili Cook Off's theme will be "Books" and you'll enjoy your favorites as they come to life, from Harry Potter to Dr. Suess.  

American Red Cross "Be Prepared"

Jun 13, 2019

This week on Treasure Coast Happenings we'll be speaking with Susan Brodeur of the American Red Cross, the topic is "Be Prepared" and not just for hurricane season but for any disaster that may strike at a moments notice.  What should you have on hand?  Do you have all of your paperwork saved to a thumb drive?

Weather Trends

Jun 12, 2019

May was a very hot month, what's in store for the rest of the summer?

Keep your umbrella close, afternoon showers are sure to be an almost daily thing.

Weather patterns are giving mixed signals this year.  Keep your eye on the tropics this hurricane season. Don't forget to download the Florida Storms app, also follow Florida Storms on Facebook and Twitter.