The Veterans Memorial Center also tracks events of interest to veteran’s that are sponsored by other organizations. Below is a list of upcoming events:
September 2018 and Beyond
(Updated 13 Sep 2018)
Unofficial Brevard Veterans Community Calendar
NOTE : Developed by Veterans Memorial Center (VMC) on Merritt Island behind Merritt Square Mall. Contact VMC or Donn Weaver (321-613-2403) for any calendar questions or additions.
14 Sep — CBRCC Awards Banquet Holiday Inn I-95 and Wickham in Viera 1730-2100. VMC is an award finalist. Contact CBRCC for tickets.
15 Sep — Special Cape Canaveral National Cemetery ( CCNC ) Support Committee Party at VMC (1730-2100)
17 Sep — USAF 71st Birthday
22 Sep — MIHS Cross Country Event at Veterans Memorial Park (0800 Until)
29 Sep — Commissioning of Submarine USS Indiana at the NOTU Facility in Port Canaveral (Tickets Required and no Longer available) (0900-1300)
29 Sep — Space Coast Third Annual Public Service Awards Ceremony at the King Center, Melbourne. (1800 -2100) See Space Coast Daily’s August/Sep Magazine for more details. VMC IS AN AWARD WINNER.
October and Beyond
04 Oct — UCF Restores Open House at new Treatment Facility UCF Campus at EFSC 1519 Clearlake Rd Cocoa Bldg 3, suite 279. (1300-1500 with Ribbon Cutting). RSVP to Christina Alecse 407-823-1173.
06 Oct — Veteran Flight Line BBQ Hosted by BCSO at MI Airport (1100-1330). Contact Donn Weaver for more details.
02 Oct — Sen Rubio’s Office Veterans Mobile Outreach and Support. VMC Library (1430 — 1600)
10 Oct — Special Ceremony at 0900 hours at VMC Ahead of General Meeting to provide an honor flag to a Korean War Spouse whose husband went missing in Korea in 1952 and was declared dead in 1954. She never received her flag and medals due her earned by her husband. Co-=sponsored with Rep Posey’s Office.
12 Oct — Navy 243rd Birthday
13 Oct — Wreaths Across America Fund Raiser Chiki Cook Off. Space Coast Harley Davidson at I-95 Palm Bay. VMC will have our tent and table there. Donations. Call 321-777-1007.
17 Oct — MIHS District Cross Country Meet at VMP (1500 – 1700)
18 Oct — Veterans Resource Network Quarterly Forum at VMC (0930-1100) Invitation Only.
27 Oct — Rolling Thunder FL -1 “Free the Eagle” Poker Run. 0800-1400 (Register 8-1000) 200 S. Banana River Drive MI $10 driver/$5 passenger Bikes and Vehicles. 92 Miles 5 stops.
03 Nov — Second Missing in America Project – FL Ceremony at CCNC to inter 25 veterans cremains that had been abandoned at funeral homes for years or even decades. (1000 – 1130) NOTE: One is a WWI Veteran abandoned since 1964!!
06 Nov — Sen Rubio’s mobile veteran support office hours at VMC (1430-1600)
7-8 Nov — Military Band at Melbourne Auditorium in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the end of WW I (1930-2100)
10 Nov — USMC 243rd Anniversary
12 Nov — VMC Veterans Day Ceremony (0930-1030)
15 Nov — Senior Life’s Annual Boomer Expo at VMC!! 1000- 1400 over thirty booths and food vendors with entertainment and lots of activities. This event drew over 1500 people in past years at the Port and TiCO War Birds Museum. Join us for the fun. Free admission.
17 Nov — Museums of Brevard (MOB) “Museums and Etc” Fair with Sales, food, drinks and special activities at VMC Plaza (1100-1500)
17 Nov — Dinner and Dancing Show “Swinging Under the Wings” at Warbird Museum Space Coast Regional Airport (1800 — 2130). General Admission includes three course meal and museum tours at $75. Call 321-383-4083 at the Downtown Dance Studio to reserve tickets.
22 Nov — Thanksgiving. VMC Closed
01 Dec — Good Deeds Foundation of MOAACC Annual Golf Tournament at the Cocoa Beach Country Club Course (0730-1500) All Proceeds to Vet support in Brevard County. Contact Dean or Donn for more info.
01 Dec — Special Coast Guard Event and Dinner at the VMC (TBD)
02 Dec — Space Coast Motorcycle Alliance David Lewis Memorial Toy Run. Merritt Square Mall starting at 1000 hours with a special destination.
04 Dec — Sen Rubio’s Office Veterans Mobile Outreach and Support. VMC Library (1430 — 1300)
12 Dec — VMC and all Tenant Veteran Organizations Annual Christmas Party (1030 — 1300)
15 Dec — Wreaths Across America at the VA Cape Canaveral National Cemetery (0800-1300)
24-25 Dec — Christmas. VMC Closed.
31 Dec – 01 Jan 2019 — New Years. VMC Closed
19- 20 Jan 2019 — Eighth Annual Florida State Key Lime Pie Festival in VMC Veterans Memorial Park (0800-1700, Sat and 1100 – 1700 on Sunday)
25-26 Jan 2019 — 23 rd Annual Central Brevard Stand Down at the Cocoa Armory. VMC/NVHS/Others Lead with volunteers needed both days to set up on Friday, 25 Jan (1200-1700) and stage the event on Saturday, 26 Jan (0800-1400)
03 Feb 2019 — First Annual VMC Four Immortal Chaplains Ceremony in the Plaza and Gray Hall (1330 — 1430)