What's Happening at the Historic Apollo School

! The Health and Safety of our Community is our Top Priority, so we are CANCELLING ALL EVENTS THROUGH MAY 31 !





Historic Apollo School's Little Lending Library -- even though our doors aren't open right now and we can't get together, we would like to help you ease the tedium of the "staying-in-place" phase of the Coronavirus pandemic by inviting you to 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, where it is easy to practice social distancing.  During this time, please take some books (no need to leave any) and after you are done, share them with family and friends.  



Cancelled - Historic Apollo School Open House -- the third Saturday of every month (next open house is March 21, 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.


 Cancelled - Picture City Culture Club -- the next meeting of the Picture City Culture Club will be announced when we can once again get together.   The current book is, "The Women in Black" written by Madeleine St. John.  This enhanced book club is free and open to the public.  


CancelledEchoes 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.                                                                    


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.

Cancelled - 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. 

      Cancelled - 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.


 "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.                                       


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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