Treasure Coast Happenings

If you are involved with an area non-profit and would like to be featured on Treasure Coast Happenings get in touch with Mike Fitzgerald:  mfitzger@irsc.edu.  

 as they talk about one of the season’s most fun and festive events the Woman’s Club of Stuart’s 11th annual Holiday Home Tour. Participants get to view six homes that are beautifully decorated for the holidays from noon to 5 p.m. Following the tour, participants are invited to the Woman’s Club at 729 East Ocean Blvd. from 4 to 6 p.m. for a wine and cheese reception and a silent auction of holiday décor.

Do you have an escape plan for your family in case a fire should breakout in your home? Join Mike Fitzgerald with Susan Brodeur of the American Red Cross and they’ll explain the best ways of creating a plan that can save the lives of your family. Thanks to the American Red Cross hundreds of lives are saved each and every year.

40 years of performing arts in the McAlpin Theatre

Oct 24, 2019

Join the Indian River State College (IRSC) Performing Arts program for the 2019–20 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.

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Stuart Air Show Takes To The Skies

Oct 17, 2019

Join us this weekend as we speak with Amy Bottegal of The Stuart Air Show as we celebrate its 30th anniversary November 1st. through the 3rd. We’ll look deep into the world of aviation and honoring its past and inspiring its future.  This year’s event will feature three days of air shows, a tour of the aircraft on display along with special areas for your children to play and learn.

Tickets are currently available by visiting Stuartairshow.com or at the gates each day of the show.  For more information you may also call 772-781-4882. 

Tykes and Teens with Paula Hundt and Courtney Buckel

Oct 10, 2019

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Tykes and Teens provides mental health counseling services for children and their families in Martin, Okeechobee, St. Lucie and Indian River Counties.  Since 1996 this organization has helped over 40,000 children.

The Festival of Trees and Lights is coming up in November and will be open to the public daily with no admission fee, there are some fun events surrounding the festival and all funds raised help support Tykes and Teens.

“Safe Space” a very special celebration

Oct 3, 2019

This week on Treasure Coast Happenings with Mike Fitzgerald he will be speaking with Tracy Levy, Director of Development and Emmelis Keaney, Board member of “Safe Space” about a very special celebration. Safe Space has been helping victims of domestic violence for 40 years on the Treasure Coast and on October 19th there will be a celebration to commemorate the over 400,000 lives that have been touched by Safe Space.

2nd Annual Day of Caring with the United Way

Sep 26, 2019

This week on Treasure Coast Happenings join Mike Fitzgerald as he speaks to Roxanne Hall and Kenrick Thomas of the United Way of St. Lucie County about the 2nd annual “Day of Caring” event coming up on October 12th, 2019.  Volunteers are needed for different projects taking place throughout St. Lucie County.  Visit the United Way website at INFO@UnitedwaySLC.org and be sure to tune in to 88.9 WQCS.

“Holiday for Heroes” American Red Cross

Sep 19, 2019

This week on Treasure Coast Happenings join Mike as he speaks with Susan Brodeur of the American Red Cross about the annual “Holiday for Heroes” campaign. The Red Cross with your assistance will collect items for care packages for the men and women that serve in the Unites States armed forces all across the globe.

Martin Counties “Dancing with the Stars”

Sep 12, 2019

This week on Treasure Coast Happenings we will be speaking with Chief Executive Officer, Samantha Suffich of Martin County Healthy Start Coalition discussing the big fund raiser of the year, Martin Counties “Dancing with the Stars”. The aim of this event is to make sure every baby born in Martin County is happy and healthy with a beautiful start to life that begins with check up’s for mom, screenings, child birth and pregnancy education so both mom and baby get the care and support they need.

Port St. Lucie Crosstown Parkway Bridge Opening

Aug 29, 2019

This week on Treasure Coast Happenings Mike Fitzgerald will be talking with Sarah Prohaska and Beth Zsoka from the City of Port St. Lucie about the brand new Crosstown Parkway Bridge which officially opens to the public on Saturday September 28th.

The city of Port St. Lucie will be celebrating with a Dedication Ceremony, Ribbon Cutting, a large block party, and a lot more that you’ll hear about on 88.9 WQCS and here on WQCS.org

The Legendary Art of Ivo David

Aug 22, 2019

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.

We’ll discuss his early beginnings from the time he was a child to his current projects and how he has touched the world with the stroke of his brush.  Ivo David on this week’s Treasure Coast Happenings heard exclusively on 88.9 WQCS and on WQCS.com

See Ivo's work at www.Ivodavidfineart.com or simply Click this link

"Operation Kid Safe" With Mark Bott

Aug 15, 2019

Mark Bott is the Director of "Operation Kid Safe" he has worked with John Walshin protecting kids and informing parents on what to have on hand in case of an emergency. Mark is the founder of Operation Kid Safe which is an internationally known child safety advocate program for the last     18 years.  Mark is also the creator of the AMBER ALERT SYSTEM.

Pirates & Pearls Garden Bash for Molly's House

Aug 8, 2019

Pirates & Pearls Garden Bash for Molly’s House

On September 21st, 2019 between 5pm – 10pm you can take part in an extraordinary fund raiser to help support Molly’s House.

The evening will be filled with Pirates, mermaids and live music along with a silent auction.

Bill West, CEO of Molly’s House is this week’s special guest.

The American Red Cross is Always Ready to Serve

Aug 1, 2019

Join us this week when Treasure Coast Happenings talks with Logan Spacek, the disaster Program Specialist from the American Red Cross.  The Red Cross is always on hand when an emergency strikes, whether it’s a hurricane or other tragedy that touches your life.  Listen in and find out how the American Red Cross is always at the ready. 

Hurricane Shelter Volunteers Needed

Jul 25, 2019

This week on Treasure Coast Happenings join us as we talk with Susan Brodeur of the American Red Cross.  We will discuss dealing with emergencies along with the need for trained shelter volunteers.  Do you know where your nearest shelter is?  Do you have a pet that you’ll need to take care of during emergencies?  We’ll touch on these topics on Treasure Coast Happenings this weekend on 88.9 WQCS.

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