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Community Fun Day this Saturday at Cuyler Park in Mims

MIMS, Fla. — Cuyler Community Center, 2329 Harry T. Moore Ave. in Mims, will be hosting Community Fun Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27.

Come join the festivities! This free event will include family games, bounce houses, health and wellness village, and free food.

Call Sammy Fairclough at (321) 264-5045 for further information on this and other recreation activities sponsored by Brevard County Parks and Recreation in the Mims area.


Fall Festival and Free Movie
Saturday, October 25 at 4:00pm
Sand Point Park

TITUSVILLE, Fla. – Brevard County Parks and Recreation Department, North Area, will host a fall festival and free Movie In The Park on Saturday, Oct. 25, at Sandpoint Park, 101 N. Washington Ave., in Titusville.

The festival kicks off at 4 p.m. Activities will include a costume contest, children's games, trunk n' treat, hay ride and glitter tattoos. The free movie will be "Hocus Pocus," which is rated PG. The movie will be shown on a giant, 23-foot outdoor movie screen beginning at approximately 8 p.m.

Patrons are encouraged to bring chairs, blankets, food and drinks to enjoy during the movie. Concessions will be available for purchase.

Call Mike Herman: (32 I) 264-5105 for further information!


Vendors Sought for 21st Annual Fox Lake Christmas Festival of Crafts

TITUSVILLE, Fla. – Registration for crafts vendors for the 21st Annual Fox Lake Christmas Festival of Crafts begins Monday, Aug. 18.

The Fox Lake Christmas Festival of Crafts will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Fox Lake Park in Titusville on Saturday, Nov. 15. Only handmade and homemade crafts will be offered for sale at the event, which is sponsored by the Brevard County Parks and Recreation Department's North Area Parks Operations. Registration for crafter spots will begin Monday, Aug. 18. Please be advised there has been a fee increase for crafter spots, outside open area is $25 plus tax and under pavilion is $35 plus tax. Concessions will be available for purchase and admission is free.

Office hours for all registrations are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, at Sandrift Community Center, 585 N Singleton Avenue, Titusville. Applications for food vendors will be available beginning Monday, Sept. 15, at Sandrift Community Center, or by email at [email protected].

Selected food vendors will be notified by Friday, Oct. 17. Vendor selection is based on, but not limited to, application submittal date, price of product(s) to the public, proper licensing, and appropriateness of the product(s) to the nature of the event. Special consideration is given to not-for-profit service organizations. The County reserves the right to limit vendors to one or two vendors per product.

There is no cost to submit an application for food vendors. A $50 plus tax, non-refundable, special event fee, is due from food vendors selected by Monday, Nov. 3. For more information about this event, call (321) 264-5037.

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Local Business Sponsors Needed For Fall Festival at Sand Point Park

TITUSVILLE, Fla. – Brevard County Parks and Recreation is hosting a Fall Festival in North Brevard beginning at 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at Sand Point Park, 101 N. Washington Ave., in Titusville. The festival will include a costume contest, children's games, trunk n' treat, hay ride, glitter tattoos and a free movie in the park.

North Area Parks Operations is currently seeking sponsorship from local businesses to take part in the trunk n' treat portion of the event. Local businesses can promote their organization by providing and handing out candy to the children participating in the event. For more information on sponsorship or to pre-register for this event, please contact Mike Herman by email at [email protected] or by phone at (321)264-5105.
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Sponsors Needed for Movies in the Park Series in North Brevard

PORT St. JOHN, MIMS, TITUSVILLE, Fla. – Advertising opportunities are available and sponsors are being sought for Brevard County Parks and Recreation's free movie series in North Brevard.

Movies are shown on a giant, 23-foot, outdoor movie screen beginning at dusk in a selected north area park. The events are for all ages and are free to attend. Patrons are encouraged to bring chairs, blankets, snacks, and drinks to enjoy during the movie. Concessions are available for purchase.

Advertising opportunities are available as local sponsors will help make this a continual event. We will show a minimum of four movies per year. Sponsors will be advertised prior to the movie on the movie screen. For more information on sponsorships and vending, please contact Mike Herman by email at [email protected] or by phone at (321) 264-5105.


MEETINGS, COMMITTEES & NOTICES

NORTH BREVARD COMMISSION ON PARKS AND RECREATION MEETINGS

TITUSVILLE, Fla. — The North Brevard Commission on Parks and Recreation will hold its next monthly meeting on Thursday, November 14, at 5:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Brevard Room at 518 South Palm Avenue in Titusville. The public is invited to attend.

Meetings are schedued for the 2nd Thursday of the month at 5:00pm. The Brevard Room is located in a building on the north side of the parking lot behind the Brevard County Government Center-North.

For questions call Terry Lane at (321) 264-5105.

2014 Meetings are scheduled for:
September 11, 2014
October 9, 2014
November 13, 2014
December 11, 2014


ACTIVITIES


Activities at Parrish Park & Meeting Hall - Scottsmoor

4055 Magoon Ave., Scottsmoor. A neighborhood gathering place since 1913, the Community Center was built with Community Development Block Grant funding in 1989 to house a gymnasium, activity room, Learning Center; with the Annex community room added in 1995. On the grounds are active sport facilities and a shaded area with a playground, benches, 3 pavilions with grills. An additional 1.45 acres of land was acquired in 2001 through the North Brevard Parks Referendum increasing the park to 13.31 acres. Facility Reservations: (321) 264-5037.


Activities at Cuyler Recreation Center

The community center is open from 11 am to 8 pm Monday through Thursday, and from 9 am to 6 pm on Friday. Weekend rental of the community center is available by reservation. For more information: 321-264-5045. Sammy Fairclough: [email protected]

Cuyler Community Learning Center is open from 10 am to 2 pm and from 3 pm to 7 pm Monday through Thursday, and from 9 am to 6 pm and from 3 pm to 6 pm on Friday. For more information: 321-264-5121 Jermaine Curry or [email protected].

A neighborhood gathering place since 1913, the Community Center was built with Community Development Block Grant funding in 1989 to house a gymnasium, activity room, Learning Center; with the Annex community room added in 1995. On the grounds are active sport facilities and a shaded area with a playground, benches, 3 pavilions with grills. An additional 1.45 acres of land was acquired in 2001 through the North Brevard Parks Referendum increasing the park to 13.31 acres.

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Activities at Moore Memorial Park

Juanita Barton, Cultural Center Coordinator
Office: 321-264-6595 — [email protected]
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Harry T. & Harriette V. Moore Memorial Park & Cultural Center
2180 Freedom Avenue, Mims, Florida
For rental and additional information call Juanita Barton, Cultural Center Coordinator at (321)264-6595 • Fax (321) 264-6596
Cultural Center hours are Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-7p.m., Open Saturday & Sunday by group appointment only.
Brevard County Parks & Recreation Department • North Area Parks Operations (321) 264-5105

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Harry T. & Harriette V. Moore Cultural Center

Opened in April 2004, the 5,000-square-foot cultural center is located in the 11.93-acre Harry T. & Harriette V. Moore Memorial Park at 2180 Freedom Avenue in Mims, the site of the original Moore family home.

On Christmas night 1951, the Moores were murdered for their involvement in the civil rights movement when a bomb exploded under their home. The park is dedicated to the celebration of their lives and to promoting awareness of their unique contributions to the early civil rights movement.

This facility is managed by Brevard County Parks and Recreation, North Area. Call 321-264-6595 for more information on the park, cultural center, activities, and rentals.



Activities at Chain of Lakes

Mike Herman, Athletic & Aquatics Coordinator
Office: 321-264-5105 • [email protected]

Chain of Lakes complex is located at 2300 Truman Scarborough Way. The complex is accessed from Jay Jay Road and Truman Scarborough Way, east from North U.S. Highway 1 in Titusville; north of East Florida State College (BCC).

Located near Brevard Community College and the Indian River, this 92.14 acre regional park features wetlands and lakes with walking bridges connected to 3-miles of paved walking trails. Facilities include an observation tower, pavilions, 2 multi-use fields, 2 lighted soccer fields and concession, 3 lighted youth softball fields and concession, 4 lighted adult softball fields and concession, restrooms and parking.

Athletic League Information: Parks and Recreation sponsored adult and youth leagues at the Chain of Lakes Park, please call Mike Herman (321) 264-5105.
Field Use: Call (321) 264-5105
Pavilion Rentals: (321) 264-5037
Watchable Wildlife: Osprey, Gulls, Terns, Waders, Waterfowl
ADA Access: Parking, Restrooms, Walkway
Park open:7 AM until dark.



Activities at Singleton Courts

Jann Faiga, Recreation Program Coordinator - 321-264-5037 - [email protected]

Located north of Sandrift Community Center, this 4.42-acre community park accommodates tennis and racquetball enthusiasts. Facilities include tennis courts and racquetball courts. Palm and hardwood trees shade the picnic area.

Junior Tennis Clinics to be held in Titusville

Instruction is by United States Professional Tennis Association Teaching Professional Mary Ann Frederick. Pre-registration is required by calling 321-267-1178.



Activities at Sand Point

Sand Point Park is located at 101 N Washington Avenue, in Titusville. For more information on this park, rental reservations and other recreation activities in the Titusville area, please call (321) 264-5037.

A 29.88-acre community river park on the Indian River. The Astronaut Memorial Plaza is located near the south side of the park. Dedicated on Flag Day, June 14, 1986 by City of Titusville, it commemorates the astronaut crews of the Apollo, the Challenger, and more recently, the Columbia Space Shuttle.
    A blacktop walkway with 0.66-mile stationed exercise trail meanders through open and shaded areas, and the shoreline invites fishing. Facilities include an athletic concession building, picnic tables, picnic shelters, small pavilions, grills, playground, benches, and restrooms. A large pavilion with kitchen and grills is located near the shoreline.




Activities at Marina Park

Open after 7:00 a.m. until dark, except for scheduled use.
Located north of the Titusville Marina, the facilities at this 20.35-acre community riverfront park include a boat ramp and dock, softball fields, concession, and restrooms. Besides active sports, shoreline fishing along the Indian River is a popular pastime


Dog Park Open at Marina Park

TITUSVILLE, Fla. — Brevard County Parks and Recreation has opened an off-leash dog park at Marina Park, located at 501 Marina Road, Titusville.

The enclosed off-leash dog park is open to the public from 7:30 a.m. to dusk. The public is encouraged to take their dogs to the park and enjoy either the small dog area (dogs less than 25 pounds) or the large dog area (dogs more than 25 pounds). Dogs are permitted only in the dog park areas. Animals are prohibited in the rest of Marina Park except for service animals.

Marina Park is funded by North Brevard Recreation Special District Bond Referendum/Recreational Facilities dollars and is owned by the City of Titusville, operated and maintained by Brevard County Parks and Recreation Department's North Area Parks Operations. Contact Terry Lane at (321) 264-5105 for further information.


Skate Park and Playground Open at Marina Park

TITUSVILLE, Fla. — The Brevard County Parks and Recreation skate park and playground at Marina Park is located at 501 Marina Road, Titusville.

The skate park and playground are open to the public from 7:30 a.m. to dusk, and the public is encouraged to come out and enjoy them. The skate park is free of charge and for skaters' use only; bicycle and BMX use is prohibited.

Marina Park is funded by North Brevard Recreation Special District Bond Referendum/Recreational Facilities dollars and is owned by the City of Titusville, operated and maintained by Brevard County Parks and Recreation Department's North Area Parks Operations. Contact Terry Lane at (321) 264-5105 for further information.



Activities at Sandrift

Jann Faiga, Community Center Coordinator - 321-264-5037 - [email protected]
585 North Singleton Avenue north of Garden Street
The community center is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Weekend rental of the community center is available by reservation. It is home to adult dance groups, senior citizen activities and special interest classes for children and adults.

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Seniors Meet at Sandrift Community Center

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, 10 a.m. to noon.

Activities include cards, billiards, bingo, crafts, and fellowship. Participants wanting to do crafts should bring their own supplies. The coffee pot is always on.



Activities at Fox Lake

Fox Lake Park is located at 4400 Fox Lake Road, in Titusville. For more information on this park, rental reservations and other recreation activities in the Titusville area, please call (321) 264-5037. Jill Hill, Community Center Coordinator: [email protected]

A popular regional park in North Brevard, this 31.57-acre scenic getaway is ideal for large community events. A paved road loops through the many palm and ornamental trees. Facilities include 5 family picnic shelters, grills, sand volleyball court, a fishing dock and a boat ramp (with access to South Lake from Fox Lake, and numerous channels to explore by canoe/kayak). 2 mid-sized pavilions and a large pavilion seating up to 1000 with kitchen and stage are available for rental.



Activities at Campbell Recreation Center

The community center is open from 10 am to 8 pm Monday through Thursday, and from 9 am to 6 pm on Friday. This 5-acre park features a community center offering special interest and drop-in activities and a computer lab. Landscaped with palm and hardwood trees, the tennis court, medium pavilion with kitchen, 3 grills, restrooms and gazebo invite civic and private gatherings. For more information: Tommy Myers, Community Center Coordinator - 321-264-5040 - [email protected]

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Activities at Gibson Field

Gibson Complex, 835 Sycamore Street, Titusville

This 32.64-acre community park includes a gymnasium and community facility. The community facility serves groups such as Child Care Association, Boys & Girls Club of Brevard, Brevard Alzheimer's Foundation, Progressive Action Society, and Titusville Area Model Railroad Club (TAMRC). The gymnasium serves year-round as a site for youth and adult basketball, indoor active games and drop-in recreation. Outdoor fields are home for the North Brevard Bears Youth Football & Cheerleading Club. Parks Referendum Project field renovations include 2 football fields, lighting and concession. Click on Parks Referendum Project information.




Enchanted Forest Nature Sanctuary

444 Columbia Blvd., Titusville; 321-264-5185

Ongoing activities in the Enchanted Forest include: Birdwatching, Photography, Toddler and Child Nature and Craft activities, Volunteer Guide Training, Lunch with Nature, Friends of the Enchanted Forest & Native Plant Society Meetings, Oyster Mat Making, Music Evenings, and more.
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Activities at Tom Statham

Tom Statham park is located at 7101 S US Highway 1, Titusville. For more information on this park, rental reservations and other recreation activities, please call (321) 633-1904. Dan Cook, Community Center Coordinator: [email protected]

Serving the Port St. John and Titusville communities, this 5.15-acre community river park is located in Bellwood on the Indian River. The scenic environment, landscaped with palm and hardwood trees, invites picnics, play and leisurely strolls along the paved walkway and river boardwalk. Scattered throughout the park are picnic shelters, a medium pavilion, grills, with sheltered picnic tables along the boardwalk. Additional facilities include a playground, drinking fountain, benches, and a community center where activities and rental events are regularly scheduled.




Activities at Port St. John Community Center

6650 Corto Road, in Port St. John
Dan Cook, Community Center Coordinator - 321-633-1904 - [email protected]

The center is open Mondays-Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Fridays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Schedule is subject to change. For latest information about any of these programs call the Center at 633-1904.

This 5.48-acre community park features a Community Center with a large activity room and stage popular for rentals and youth programs. The center also includes a recreation room, meeting rooms and kitchen. Outdoors, the playground and basketball court are neighborhood favorites.

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Fay Lake Wilderness Park

Fay Lake Wilderness Park is located at 6300 Fay Boulevard (at the west end of the boulevard), in Port St. John. This 192.7-acre community park offers access to a 27-acre fishing lake. Facilities include 2 playgrounds, 2 pavilions, fishing piers, dog park and launch area for small non-motorized boats. For more information on this park, rental reservations and other recreation activities in the Port St. John area, please call (321) 633-1904.




Activities at Butler Community Center in Sharpes

Walter Butler Community Center at Bernice G. Jackson Park, 4201 North U.S. Highway 1 • Sharpes, Florida
For more or latest information call or eMail Clifford Lett, Community Center Coordinator at (321) 433-4448 • Fax (321) 433-4477
Center hours for rentals are Monday-Thursday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Closed Saturdays
For facility availability beyond posted hours please call (321) 433-4448
Brevard County Parks & Recreation Department • North Area Parks Operations (321) 264-5105 • Fax (321) 264-6428

The community center includes a gymnasium, showers, computer lab, game rooms, meeting rooms and kitchen. Athletic and recreational activities will be provided for all ages. Training on computer use for all ages and homework assistance for students will be provided in the computer lab. The community center is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., for scheduled recreational, athletic, and drop-in activities. The gymnasium, meeting rooms, and kitchen are available for rental on weekends and when not in conflict with scheduled County-sponsored activities. The center is also a hurricane shelter.

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Activities at Space Coast Communities Sports Complex in Canaveral Groves

This 207.14-acre partially wooded regional park is located off Canaveral Groves Boulevard and is home of Port St. John Little League, Port St. John Rockets Youth Football and Cheerleading, Port St. John Soccer Club, and Sharx Football. Facilities include soccer, Little League baseball, and football fields, restroom/concession buildings, a model airplane field near a small lake, and a go-kart track.

Call Mike Herman at (321) 264-5105 to register and for information on this and other athletic activities in North Brevard.




Activities are sponsored by Brevard County Parks and Recreation Department, North Area Park Operations.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL (321) 264-5105 or send us an eMail.


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