What's Happening at the Historic Apollo School

Please check out below what is happening at the Historic Apollo School:

Ongoing Events:

Picture City Culture Club -- (affectionately abbreviated to PC3) meets every other month inside the Historic Apollo schoolhouse (next meeting is Monday, January 9, 6:30 p.m.).   Our next book is, "Tree Thieves," by Lyndsie Bourgon. This is a free event and everyone is welcome, but space limitations require us to ask that attendees register in advance by emailing us at ApolloSchoolFoundation@aol.com.  

This event is FREE (donations are always appreciated)!

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Third Saturday Open House -- Saturday, December 17, 2022, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Visit the Historic Apollo School as we once again schedule our monthly Open House.  Someone's always there to greet you and answer any questions you may have.  

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9th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting -- Friday, December 2, 2022, 6 p.m.  Join your neighbors in welcoming the Christmas season with music, singing carols and refreshments.  

This event is FREE (donations are always appreciated)!

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2023 Winter Speaker Series -- Speeches begin at 7 p.m. at the Historic Apollo School.  Tickets are $10 per person and are available at the door or, in advance, by clicking on the "BUY TICKETS HERE" button below.  If paying at the door, reservations at apolloschoolfoundation@aol.com are requested.

Ed Killer - Lake Okeechobee and how new policies will affect the St. Lucie River - Thursday, January 19, 2023

Ed Killer has been a contributor, columnist and member of the editorial board at TCPalm and Treasure Coast Newspapers wince 1994.  He is a third generation native of the Treasure Coast and raised his family's fourth generation here, too.  He has fished, boated, dived and surfed the waters of this area since the 1970s.  BUY TICKETS HERE

Alfred Miller, Jr. - Growing up in Hobe Sound - Thursday, February 16, 2023

Alfred Miller, Jr. is a native of Hobe Sound.  The Miller family has lived in the Hobe Sound community since the early period of Hobe Sound’s initial existence.  Alfred grew up in the Banner Lake community and attended Dunbar Elementary, graduating from Martin County High School and Bethune Cookman University in 1977.  Alfred has been employed by the State of Florida for over 35 years.  He has lived a life of service, providing assistance to youth and adults in the criminal justice system.  He possesses a keen knowledge of the area’s history.  BUY TICKETS HERE

Michael J. Tougias - EXTREME SURVIVAL Lessons from those who have triumphed against all odds - Thursday, March 16, 2023

We are pleased to welcome back Michael J. Tougias, a NY Times bestselling author and co-author of 29 books.  He enjoys the challenge of writing all types of books and has won awards for books in the humor, young adult and history categories.  When he is not writing, he is either fishing on the ocean or trout fishing in northern rivers.  He splits his time between Florida, Massachusetts and Vermont.  BUY TICKETS HERE

FAU Harbor Branch - Ocean Health: Human Health - Thursday, April 20, 2023

Discussion on the impacts of climate change (more details to follow).  BUY TICKETS HERE

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Historic Apollo School's Little Lending Library -- if you like to read, please stop by the school and take advantage of our Little Lending Library, which is located on the Historic Apollo School site, 9141 S.E. Apollo Street in Hobe Sound.  It is outside and several feet away from the eastern side of the building.  Stop by, take some books (no need to leave any) and after you are done, share them with family and friends.  

 

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"Historically Speaking" - an oral histories project is underway and ongoing to capture the memories of short-and long-time residents.  If you or anyone you know would like to share your stories and memories of living in Hobe Sound, please let us know at:  ApolloSchoolFoundation@aol.com.                                       

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