Treasure Coast Happenings

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American Red Cross "Are you Prepared to Save a Life"

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Mike is joined this week with the American Red Cross’ Logan Spacek.

Saving a life is a lot simpler than you may think when it comes to

Heart attacks!  Would you know what to do in an emergency?  Listen

And learn this week on Treasure Coast Happenings.

Mike speaks with Dr. Fernando Petry, Chief Medical Officer for Cleveland Clinic Martin Health.  Together they’ll talk about protecting yourself and your family, signs to look for regarding Covid 19 and local testing areas, and, are local hospitals prepared for the possibility of a large outbreak?

Join Mike Fitzgerald as he speaks with Marc Gingras of the ShrimpFest & Craft Beer Hullabaloo in Sebastian.  This fundraiser will feature Craft Beers, music, food (Yes, lots of shrimp) and a car show.  This three day event at Riverview Park in Sebastian is a fun family event and all proceeds help out youth sports groups in North Indian River County.

This week on Treasure Coast Happenings join Mike as he speaks to the Chief Development Officer of New Horizons of the Treasure Coast, Lisa Rymer.  One of the topics will include an upcoming fundraiser “Red, White, and You”  taking place at the Harbour Ridge Yacht and Country Club in Palm City on Saturday March 14th, 2020.  New Horizons of the Treasure Coast and Okeechobee support mental health and substance abuse recovery.

Mike speaks with Crystal Bujol and Jim Parks from the Gifford Youth Orchestra about a special event and fundraiser to help raise funds for instruments, and supplies for the children taking partin a very special musical program.  You'll have the opportunity to meet outstanding young musicians and listen to roaming performances as the youth orchestra celebrates 17 years of music education that keeps kids off the streets and on the stage.    

This week on Treasure Coast Happenings join Mike as he speaks with Wendie Berardi of Molly’s House.  The 10th annual Polo Classic is taking place at Port Mayaca Polo Club in Okeechobee on Saturday, March 7th and they’ll discuss all the events surrounding the Polo match, and the impressive International Polo players coming to town for this sporting event.

Interview with Rachel Tennant Manager of the Manatee Center in which we discuss the Manatee observation center and the upcoming “Nature-Fest 2020” which is a free educational day of family fun to celebrate the local environment, the Florida manatee, and exploration of the manatee’s natural habitat.  The event takes place on Feb. 22nd, 2020.

This week on Treasure Coast Happenings join Mike and his special guest Maria Tritico of the Lighthouse Art Center gallery and school of art as the topic is the 7th annual Plein Air Festival featuring 35 artists from around the country showcasing their talents outdoors for people to watch and enjoy them work.  The Pop-Up Gallery will feature paintings and prints from Charles Walker, Ft.

Join Mike as he introduces you to Carly Batts of the Martin County Audubon Society. Carly works with children and families introducing them to the world of birds, and the environment. They’ll talk about free programs, tours, and a beginner’s guide to birding while helping kids connect to nature.

This week on Treasure Coast Happenings we have Scott Bernarde talking  about free events for families at the Norton Museum of Art in the Palm Beaches.  Also, this will be the final week for the Georgia O'Keeffe exhibit.  

Troubled Waters (America's Amazon) with John Nelson

Jan 16, 2020

This week on Treasure Coast Happenings Mike talks with John Nelson about his film Troubled Waters (America’s Amazon) The History of the St. Lucie River.  John will also be doing a three part lecture series talking about the river and a reshowing of his movie.

John will also talk about how the Audubon society has been a significant part of his life and helped shaped his long time interest that focuses on our waterways.

Martin County Open Studio Tour of Artists

Jan 9, 2020

This week on Treasure Coast Happenings Mike will be speaking with Brenda Leigh and Eduardo Gomez of the Martin Artisans guild to discuss the Martin County Open Studio Tour taking place next weekend on the 18th and 19th of January. The studio tours offers you an opportunity to meet over 40 artists, enjoy their work, and in some instances see where the artists create their artwork.

IRSC's Performing Arts program 2020 Schedule

Jan 2, 2020

Join the Indian River State College (IRSC) Performing Arts program for the 20

Join the Indian River State College (IRSC) Performing Arts program for the 2020 season, which marks 40 years of performing arts in the McAlpin Theatre. In that time, hundreds of students have shared their love and discipline, flooding the McAlpin stage with exuberant energy and theatre magic to the delight of thousands of patrons who have laughed, clapped and shared their in boundless pursuit of excellence in the arts.

                                            

The Legendary art Ivo David

Dec 26, 2019

Join Mike Fitzgerald this week as he speaks with world famous artist Ivo David, they'll talk about his 75 year career, and his talent with a paint brush that has taken him around the world. Ivo David has been a large part of the art world for a very long time, wearing his trademark yellow hat this 85 year old’s art can be viewed at some of Italy’s finest museums.

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