Veterans Memorial Center

Brevard County, Florida

Other Veterans Events

The Veterans Memorial Center also tracks events of interest to veteran’s that are sponsored by other organizations. Contact VMC or Donn Weaver (321-613-2403) for any calendar questions or additions. Below is a list of upcoming events:

An Unofficial Brevard Veterans Community Calendar

February 2019 and Beyond

01 Mar —  Aloha Brevard Boomer Guide & Senior Expo (1000 – 1400) Space Coast Convention Center, Cocoa, 301 Tucker Ave, 520 and I-95.  Free Admission and Free Parking.  Call Senior Life at 321-242-1235 for more info.

02 Mar —  Cape Canveral Region Antique Auto Show at the Muscle Car Museum in Melbourne (0900-1600).  Proceeds portion support homeless including veterans via the Sharing Center.

02 Mar  — Patriotic Music Event at Scott Center for Performing Arts at Holy Trinity School in Melbourne 1600- 1700.  FREE.  Sponsored by VITAS.  Reserve tickets to the event via the Space Coast Symphony website.

09 Mar — Last Naval Battle of the Revolutionary War Ceremony at VMC (1000-1100).  Relive history with great massing of colors and wreath laying sponsored by the Sons of the American Revolution.  DAR also attending.  Contact Doug Bisset or Donn Weaver at VMC 321-453-1776 for more information.

15 — 17 March —  42 Annual War Birds Air Show at Space Coast Regional Airport 0900-1700 Daily.  See the Valiant Air Command Web Site for more details.  VMC will have a tent on the flight line infield.

16 Mar — “ Active Duty Military and Veterans Appreciation Flight Line BBQ “  Hosted by BCSO at MI Airport (1000 – 1400).  Veterans, Active Duty and Families welcome.  Static Displays of all Sheriff Office Units, six helicopters and flyover.   Contact Donn Weaver or Bob Doyle at 321-453-1776 for more details.

19 Mar  —  Mobile Office Hours by the Office of Senator Marco Rubio  (0900- 1100) in the Library.  This event offers a direct veteran link to the Senator.

20 Mar   —  Meeting at VMC of the CBRCC Military Affairs Council (MAC) (1730 – 2000)

30 Mar —  Brevard County Nam Knights Scavenger Hunt at Charlie & Jakes Restaurant On Wickham Road in Melbourne (1100- Until) Entry fee $15 with Cash Prizes and Raffle Prizes to benefit Wreaths Across America.

30 Mar  —   Vietnam Commemoration Ceremony at Cape Canaveral National Cemetery (1000-1100)

16 Apr  —  Mobile Office Hours by the Office of Senator Marco Rubio  (0900- 1100) in the Library.  This event offers a direct veteran link to the Senator.

26 Apr —  Fiesta Brevard at Cocoa Riverfront Park (1700-2000), Bands, food , entertainment with dozens of veteran and other non-profit booths which all receive proceeds from the event.  VMC will have a booth with set up at 1400 hours.   Tickets on Sale in late March.

27 April  —  Relay of Life of Central Brevard (1300 – Eve ) at Cocoa Riverfront Park at Cocoa Village.  Raises awareness and support for Breast Cancer survivors and research.  Many veterans and veteran spouses are impacted by breast cancer so VMC is partnering with Relay for Life.  Opening Ceremony at 1300 with bands and activities until 2000 hours, with Luminaria Ceremony ending the event at 2030 hrs.  Contact  andrea.boudin@cancer.org for more information or talk with VMC volunteer Nick Sine in Ops Mgrs Office.

05 — 12 May —  Florida Vietnam and All Veterans Annual Reunion at Wickham Park Melbourne.  Set up 05 May; Wreath Laying 06 May; Main Event 09-11 May; Takedown 11 May.  Contact VVB for more information and to assist on 321-408-2698.  Includes Vietnam Moving Wall and All Gave Some; Some Gave All Display.

21 May  —  Mobile Office Hours by the Office of Senator Marco Rubio  (0900- 1100) in the Library.  This event offers a direct veteran link to the Senator.

27 May   —  Memorial Day Ceremony at VMC (0900-1000)

27 May  —  Memorial Day Ceremony at the Cape Canaveral National Cemetery (1130- 1230).

18 Jun —  Mobile Office Hours by the Office of Senator Marco Rubio  (0900- 1100) in the Library.  This event offers a direct veteran link to the Senator.

04 July   —  Joint BCSO/VMC First Annual Merritt Island Independence Day Parade .  Parade will form at 0830 with a 1.7 mile route running from 1000 – 1120 ending at the Veterans Memorial Park.  Floats, special vehicles and small town Americana on display.  Look for BCSO Flier and more details after the Flight Line BBQ on 16 March.

16 July —  Mobile Office Hours by the Office of Senator Marco Rubio  (0900- 1100) in the Library.  This event offers a direct veteran link to the Senator.

NOTE:  Rubio Hours —  20 Aug; 17 Sep; 15 Oct; 19 Nov; 17 Dec

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