Building Location:  9141 SE Apollo St., Hobe Sound, FL  33455

Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 1851, Hobe Sound, FL  33475

(772) 546-5272

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What's Happening at the Historic Apollo School

 

Historic Apollo School Open House -- the third Saturday of every month (next open house is January 18, 2020).  The building will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Stop in and say hello and find out what is happening at the former two-room schoolhouse.

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 Picture City Culture Club -- the next meeting of the Picture City Culture Club will be Monday, January 20, at 6:30 p.m.   The current book is Never Caught, by Erica Armstrong Dunbar.  Refreshments appropriate to the next book selection will be provided.  This enhanced book club is free and open to the public.  

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Echoes of Old Hobe Sound  -- back by popular demand!  The next narrated bus tour of Hobe Sound's most historic buildings will be Saturday, March 28.  Cost is $50 which includes lunch at Taste Restaurant.  Seating is limited and on a first come/first served basis.                                                                                 To reserve a seat, email ApolloSchoolFoundation@aol.com as soon as possible.

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2020 Winter Speaker Series 

Speeches begin at 7 p.m., tickets are $10 per person and seating is limited. 

Please note that speakers are subject to change or cancellation.

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - Lloyd L. Jones

Growing up in Hobe Sound 

Lloyd is a Hobe Sound native who attended Dunbar Elementary School and graduated from Martin County High School.  He had a long career with the Martin County Sheriff’s Office and, among other achievements, twice was nominated for the Palm Beach Post Treasure Coast Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award.  As chair of The M.O.S.E.S Project, Lloyd currently is involved in the clean-up and preservation of the Gomez Pioneer Cemetery.  To reserve a seat and pay at the door, please email your reservation to apolloschoolfoundation@aol.com.  You may also purchase your tickets online:  Buy Tickets Here.

Thursday, March 19, 2020 - Patrick S. Mesmer & Patricia Mesmer

Pirates & Smugglers of the Treasure Coast 

Long-time Stuart residents Patrick and Tricia explore the fascinating characters that make the Treasure Coast unique as they take us on a journey of the area’s shadowy past.  They have co-written two Treasure Coast-based books, and Patrick has authored two more.  Patrick volunteers as a tour guide at Gilbert’s House of Refuge, and together they operate Port Salerno Ghost Tours. To reserve a seat and pay at the door, please email your reservation to apolloschoolfoundation@aol.com.  You may also purchase your tickets online:  Buy Tickets Here.

      Thursday, April 16, 2020 - Nathaniel Osborn

      Indian River Lagoon:  An Environmental History 

Nathaniel will trace the winding story of the Indian River Lagoon, showing how humans have altered the area to fit their needs and also how the lagoon has influenced the cultures along its shores.  He shares his views on how best to restore this natural resource.  Nathaniel teaches American history at The Pine School in Hobe Sound, and we welcome him back for his second visit to the Apollo School Winter Speaker Series.   To reserve a seat and pay at the door, please email your reservation to apolloschoolfoundation@aol.com.  You may also purchase your tickets online:  Buy Tickets Here.

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