American POW MIA Monument to be Unveiled in Sebastian
On Sunday, February 26th at 1:00 p.m. the Sons of the American Legion Squad 189 will unveil the new American POW-MIA Monument at Riverview Park (US 1 and County Road 512) in Sebastian. The event will take place at the Riverview Park flag pole.
The monument is dedicated to the honor of the over 82,000 American POW-MIAs still unaccounted for since World War I. Organizers are dedicated to ensuring these brave patriots are remembered throughout history.
The event is open to the public. Individuals and families with children are encouraged to attend.
For more information, contact the Sons of the American Legion-Squad 189 here.
Titusville Community Bicycle Rodeo
Park Avenue Baptist Church, Titusville Fire and Police Departments, and the Space Coast Transportation Planning Organization will host the Titusville Community Bicycle Rodeo on Saturday, February 25th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The event will take place at the Park Avenue Baptist Church located at 2600 South Park Avenue in Titusville. Admission is free and the event is open to the public.
Registration in advance is required and can be completed here.
The Bicycle Rodeo is designed for beginner bike riders who have some experience and want to work on their skills in a safe and fun environment on a closed course. This event will not teach children how to ride a bicycle. Participants are encouraged to bring their own bike; however, loaner bikes will also be available. Organizers also advise participants to wear closed toed shoes. Attendees will have the opportunity to have their helmet fitted or receive a new helmet, and a take-home goodie bag (while supplies last.)
Brightline Construction Continues at Eau Gallie Boulevard
As part of Brightline’s ongoing high-speed rail project, the railroad tracks at Eau Gallie Boulevard will remain closed through Monday, February 27th until 7:00 p.m.
- Eastbound Eau Gallie Blvd. traffic will be directed to travel south on Apollo Blvd. to Sarno Rd., travel east on Sarno Rd. to US-1 and travel north on US-1 to Eau Gallie Blvd.
- Westbound Eau Gallie Blvd. traffic will be directed to travel south on US-1 to Sarno Rd., travel west on Sarno Rd to Apollo Blvd. and travel north on Apollo Blvd to Eau Gallie Blvd.
For updates on railroad construction and traffic disruptions, click here.
56th Annual Grant Seafood Festival
The 56th Annual Grant Seafood Festival will be held Saturday, March 4th from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, March 5th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The main festival grounds are located at 4580 1st Street in Grant. Admission and parking are free. Food and event tickets are available for purchase. Over 125 arts and crafts vendors will be on exhibit, in addition to live entertainment and a vast variety of local seafood.
Additional parking is available at the Valkaria Airport (1 Pilots Place in Valkaria). Free shuttles will run on a continuous loop from the festival grounds on Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Please note event restrictions include: No pets other than service dogs in a distinguished collar or vest; no coolers, no tents (canopies or pop-up tents), no umbrellas, and no overnight parking.
For more information, please click here.
Brevard County Advocacy Trip to Tallahassee Scheduled for March 21st to March 23rd
Representatives of several Brevard County City Chambers of Commerce, citizens groups, and residents will travel to Tallahassee for a three-day advocacy trip beginning March 21st thru March 23rd. The purpose of the advocacy trip is to meet with the Brevard County’s members of the Florida Legislature and receive session updates as well as discussing issues that are important to our county and state.
In addition to the legislative meetings, the organizers of the 2023 Brevard County Advocacy Trip have many festivities planned including an evening reception on March 22nd and a Brevard Day luncheon on March 23rd. The full agenda will be provided upon registration.
Space is limited, registration discounts end on February 27th, and all registrations must be completed by Monday, March 13th. Contact Sam Salonen at 321-724-5400 x 244 or [email protected] with questions.