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What's Happening at the Historic Apollo School

Speakers Announced for Tenth Anniversary of the Winter Speaker Series

2024 Speaker Series Sponsored by:

Bingman's Painting Service, Inc.                                 Jupiter Island Pools, Inc.

 Thursday, March 21, 2024 – Greg Braun

  •  Loxa-Lucie Headwaters Initiative

Greg Braun is an ecologist with over 20 years’ experience specializing in avian, coastal ecology and habitat restoration projects.  He works with a variety of threatened and endangered animals and plants.  The goal of the Loxa-Lucie Headwaters Initiative is to mitigate environmental damage and improve the area’s hydrology by raising the water table on acquired properties to address regional flooding in Hobe Sound.  Purchase tickets on Eventbrite HERE ($17.85).  Or you may reserve your seat in advance by emailing: Apolloschoolfoundation@aol.com and pay ($15.00) at the door.

  

Thursday, April 18, 2024 – Israel Mireles

  • An Introduction to Our Earliest Residents, the Ais Tribe

A volunteer with the Southeast Florida Archaeological Society (SEFAS), Israel Mireles has worked with the Palm Beach County archaeologist and at the current Brickell Miami archaeological site.  His in-depth studies of the building technology of tribal canoes has led to his current experimental project aimed at recreating a series of dugout canoes at South Fork High School.   Purchase tickets on Eventbrite HERE ($17.85).  Or you may reserve your seat in advance by emailing: Apolloschoolfoundation@aol.com and pay ($15.00) at the door.

Speeches begin at 7 p.m. at the Historic Apollo School, 9141 S.E. Apollo Street, Hobe Sound.  Tickets are $15 at the door.  Please reserve your seat in advance at apolloschoolfoundation@aol.com.  Alternatively, on or after January 3, 2024, tickets may be purchased on Eventbrite for $17.85 at this site. 

(All speakers are subject to change or cancellation.)

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Down at the Schoolyard – A Day of Food and Fun at the Historic Apollo School

Saturday, March 16, 2024, noon to 4 p.m.

Join your friends and neighbors for an afternoon of food, fun – including a silent auction and cakewalk – and music at the Historic Apollo School, 9141 S.E. Apollo Street, Hobe Sound.  Tickets, priced at $35 per person (adult) and $15 per person (children 12 and under), are available from any Apollo School Foundation board member or through Eventbrite BUY TICKETS HERE.

Thank You to Our Sponsors:

Jupiter Psychological Group 

Financial Planning Associates/Oceanside

Edward Jones Investments/Lee Curtis

JWA Florist

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Watch Here for Details 

About Our Next Hobe Sound Historic Buildings Tour!

Saturday, April 13, 2024

Ongoing Events:

Picture City Culture Club -- (affectionately abbreviated to PC3) meets every other month inside the Historic Apollo schoolhouse (next meeting is Monday, March 11, 2024, 6:30 p.m.).   Our  book selection for January is Running with Sherman by Christopher McDougall.  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, April 20, 2024, 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.

If you can't visit us on Saturdays, please email us (ApolloSchoolFoundation@aol.com) and we will plan a time for you to take a tour!

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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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