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Special events

The City of Port St. Lucie is proud to provide residents and visitors with many family-friendly events throughout the year. Listed below are events held at locations other than the Civic Center. Events held at the Civic Center are listed on a separate Web page.

Please note that all dates listed below are subject to change. We recommend you check our Web site's calendar before attending any event, as the Web calendar will contain the most current information about a particular event.

We list recurring events first (in alphabetical order) and then seasonal events (in chronological order).

Recurring events

Camp Kids Day Out

Date(s): Held on days that public schools are closed (with the exception of city-wide holidays such as Thanksgiving Day when all city offices/buildings are closed)
Time(s): 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Location: Minsky Gym
Cost: $14.35 per child
Contact info: Joe Taylor at (772) 344-4021
Event info: This program provides a place for children ages 6 to 11 to play on public school scheduled days off. Activities will include: arts and crafts, sports, and more. Lunch and snacks are not provided so please bring your own. Children will be divided and placed in age appropriate groups. Preregistration is required as space is limited.

Garage Sale at the Minsky Gym

Date(s): Third Saturday of every month
Time(s): 8 a.m. to noon
Location: Minsky Gym
Cost: $6.40 to rent a parking spot to sell your treasures.
Free admission for shoppers.
Contact info: Demetris Collins at (772) 344-4142
Event info: Find a bargain at this great monthly event or reserve a parking spot and unload all of your unwanted "treasures." Event is free to shoppers. Vendors pay only $6.40 per parking spot (in advance of the garage sale) to reserve a spot.

Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens Jazz & Blues Night

Date(s): Every two weeks on Wednesday nights
Time(s): Begins at 6:30 p.m.
Location: Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens
Cost: $3 per person
Contact info: (772) 337-1959
Event info: What a great way to perk up your mid-week blues. Listen to the wonderful sounds of the Fort Pierce Jazz and Blues Society in a tranquil setting. Don't forget your lawn chairs for this outdoor event. If weather is inclement, however, the entertainment will be moved indoors to the beautiful Botanical Gardens Pavilion.

Seasonal events

Memorial Day Celebration

Date(s): Monday, May 26, 2014
Time(s): 10 a.m.
Location: Veterans Memorial Park
Cost: Free
Contact info: (772) 878-2277
Event info: Join the community in honoring those who gave the ultimate sacrifice in their service for this country. Seating is limited, so an early arrival is recommended. Lawn chairs are suggested.

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