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.  

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.

“Art in Motion” with Jocelyn Perez of IRSC

Dec 19, 2019

This week join Mike Fitzgerald on Treasure Coast Happenings as he speaks with Jocelyn Perez, Performing and Visual Arts Master Instructor at Indian River State College.  Together they’ll discuss a very exciting event titled “Art in Motion” that will highlight thought provoking art work followed by interpretive dance surrounding each piece of art.

Photo: Kaylie Evans / Sound engineer: Alexander Fitzgerald

Join Mike Fitzgerald this week on Treasure Coast Happenings as he speaks with artist Jen Clay, they’ll discuss her interactive artwork that will incorporate a hands on experience into a journey she calls “Soft Sanity”. This will be a one day event for the entire family with three shows on December 28th at the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach. Jen has been an exhibition artist for years with numerous shows seen throughout Florida. Join us on 88.9 WQCS

The Atlantic Classical Orchestra featuring musical director and conductor David Amado along with Cindy Roden are Mike’s guests this week on Treasure Coast Happenings.  Together they are discussing upcoming shows including the appearances in Vero Beach, Stuart, and the Palm Beaches, and each performance will feature the music of Beethoven, Devorak, and Rachmaninoff.  They will also look ahead into the 2020 season.

Pace Center for girls combines education and life skills

Nov 28, 2019

Join Mike this week as he introduces you to Adrienne Huggins and Manny Rubio of PACE Center for girls. Pace Center for girls is a safe and supportive academic and counseling program for 11 to 17 year old's. Pace combines education and life skills along with counseling to help girls face their past and look forward to the future.

Martin County United Way “Holiday Project”

Nov 21, 2019

Join Mike Fitzgerald and Jo Baxter 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.

  

  

 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

Guests: 

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.

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