Melbourne Municipal Band
Special Event to open the expo Doors open at 8:30 a.m. Ceremony 9 - 10:20 a.m.
MMB salutes Veterans times two
Master of Ceremony Maj. Gen. John Cleland U.S. Army Ret.
SENIOR LIFE Linda Wiggins
The Melbourne Municipal Band will perform a musical veterans tribute at the 9 a.m. Friday, Nov. 8 Backstage Pass Boomer Bash & Senior Expo. BY Maria Sonnenberg
Lt. Gen. Bill Welser U.S. Air Force Ret.
President of Honor Flight
Maj. Trish Hayden, U.S. Air Force Reserve, Nurse Corps
Melbourne Municipal Band
Patriotic favorites and service songs will be played before, during and after the program
Special free community event honors our veterans Sponsored by USAA
Friday, Nov. 8 King Center Main Stage 8:30 – Doors Open, Reserve Veterans Seating by 8:45 a.m. 9 - 10:15 a.m. – Spectacular Opening Ceremony The Backstage Pass Boomer Bash & Senior Expo opening ceremony will feature the Melbourne Municipal Band; Eau Gallie High JROTC Color Guard; Speakers will include: USAF Ret. Lt. Gen. Bill Welser (President of Space Coast Honor Flight); USAF RN Maj. Trish Hayden, 920 Rescue Wing PAFB (stories of evacuating critically wounded soldiers from the battlefields to hospitals); Master of Ceremony U.S. Army Ret. Maj. Gen. John Cleland; Chaplain (USAF Ret. Lt. Col.) Norm Desrosier; singer Chaplain (USAF Ret. Lt. Col.) Tom Unrath. Maj Gen. John Cleland fought in WW-II, Korea and Vietnam as a parachute infantry officer. His awards include three Combat Infantry Badges, Silver Star, Distinguished Service Metal w/oak leaf cluster, Legion of Merit w/three oak leaf clusters, and Purple Heart. Cleland is in the Army Infantry Hall of Fame and has been tapped by Governor Rick Scott for entry to the new Florida Veterans Hall of Fame which recognizes community service in Florida. Special veterans exhibits continue through 3:30 p.m. Admission, parking and courtesy door-to-door shuttle are free. The special program is hosted by Bluewater Creative Group’s Backstage Pass Boomer Bash & Senior Expo and sponsored is by USAA, VITAS Innovative Hospice Care, Sonata at Melbourne and Senior Life newspaper. This program is supported by the Cape Canaveral Chapter, Military Officers Association of America (MOAA). For more information, call 321-242-1235. SL
Bluewater Creative Group is proud to feature the Melbourne Municipal Band at the 9 a.m. Friday, Nov. 8 Veterans Salute at the King Center in Melbourne. The ceremony kicks off the Boomer Bash & Senior Expo that will feature entertainment, information and food through 3:30 p.m. Melbourne Municipal Band will also perform Swingtime’s “A Salute to our Veterans” and dance from 7 to 10 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7 at the Melbourne Auditorium. The Melbourne Municipal Band may be the Space Coast’s biggest entertainment bargain. They are musical artists who have performed with big names the likes of Jimmy Dorsey and Lawrence Welk, but for Brevard audiences, they play for free. Since its founding in 1965, the Melbourne Municipal Band has played nearly every month for residents of the Space Coast, and that is not counting the parades, ballgames, grand openings, school benefits and ceremonial performances in which the group has participated. More than 20,000 people enjoy the band’s concerts and performances annually, which require 27,000 hours of rehearsals and performance time from the musicians, all at no cost to the community.
November Schedule Swingtime’s “A Salute to Our Veterans” 7 to 10 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 7 Melbourne Aud. $5 in advance, $7 at the door. Active-duty military and veterans will be admitted free with identification.
“Pioneers and Cowboys”
7:30 p.m., Nov. 13 & 14 Melbourne Aud. Free For more information and ticket locations: call 321-724-0555 or go to melbournemunicipalband.org.
It is no wonder the band is setting new attendance records. “Our band has many excellent musicians who bring life to the notes on the page,” said Dave Hutson, president of the band’s board of trustees. Our audience members tell their friends about their positive experience at our concerts,” . The band’s 60 musicians — all volunteers — encompass all ages and careers, from lawyers and bankers to engineers and educators. Their common bonds are music and their wish to contribute to their community. Making music is not the band’s only forte, for its outreach efforts nurture tomorrow’s musical masters. The band’s free Summer Youth Band Camp helps hone the talents of young beginner and intermediate players and culminates in a concert at Melbourne Auditorium, home of the Melbourne Municipal Band. “In September, the intermediate students also play along more experienced musicians at a band concert,” Hutson said. To raise the funds that make the free concerts possible, the Melbourne Municipal Band asks the community to dance, accompanied by MMB’s 20-piece Swingtime Jazz Band, which performs a Big Band dance fest nearly every month and also plays at a variety of venues throughout the year. Swingtime’s “Salute to Our Veterans” dance, will feature former “Lawrence Welk Show” vocalist Sally Hart and popular local singer Len Fallen. “The band is very excited to have this opportunity to say thank you to the members of our nation’s military for the sacrifices they have made and continue to make,” said Swingtime conductor Art Martin, who has performed with Dizzy Gillespie, the Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra and The Platters, among others. Swingtime will also perform at 8 p.m. at a New Year’s Eve gala dinner and dance in the Holiday Inn Viera. Under the direction of conductor Staci Cleveland, the Melbourne Municipal Band has created a new level of performance that includes music for every taste, such as the recent “Heroes, Nerds and Trekkies” concert that focused on the scores of science fiction and adventure films. “Our conductor has chosen musical selections that appeal to a broad range of musical tastes,” Hutson added. SL
Unique exhibition offers window into artists’ creative process
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Unique exhibition offers window into artists’ creative process
Expo Class Speakers
ass schedule on page 4. Limited seating.
View class schedule on page 4. Limited seating.
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9 AM TO 3:30 PM
Events all day
Doors open 8:30 a.m. Broadway-Themed
Boomer Bash & senior expo
Purple Balloon Room
Doors open at 8:30 a.m.
9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. — Open all day A variety of vendors including Health & wellness screenings and vendor booths. Flu Shots—By VNA
Opening Event Celebrating our Veterans Sponsored by uSAA
9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. — Open all day 10 - 11:15 a.m. — ‘Paint Around’ Watch while watercolor artists beat the clock to co-create paintings
2:30 p.m. — Dessert Bar Have a sweet pick me up
11:30 a.m.- 2:20 p.m. — Silent Auction Paintings on display and up for auction to beneﬁt Brevard Alzheimer’s Foundation
While supplies last. Sponsored by Gentiva
8:30-9 a.m. — Melbourne Municipal Band 9-10:30 a.m. —Program
12 - 1 p.m. — Food Tasting Fest Chefs from active living communities give free tastes of the good life
Informative & Fun Classes
2:30 p.m. — Auction ends Art auction winning bids announced
10:30 a.m. —All about the iPad
Color Guard Eau Gallie High School uSAF JROTC
GuEST SPEAKER —
11:45 a.m. — Sheriﬀ Wayne ivey
Lt. Gen. Bill Welser, uSAF, Ret. Maj. Gen. John Cleland, uS Army, Ret.
1:15 - 2 p.m. — improv Class 101 Learn the techniques of improv through scenes and games with instructor Mario Busacca. Create in-the-moment, spontaneous performances.
Moving Tribute wall
28-piece display open all day
2:35 - 3:10 p.m. —
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Day Trip Travel Tips with John Trieste
Walk in the footsteps of our nation’s greatest performers
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Sponsored by St. Johns Rivership
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10:40 a.m. Main Stage LOCAL NEWS & events 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. — Lunch on the Grill available for purchase Enjoy a showdown every hour Enjoy a live quartet playing during the lunch hour. on two Grand Pianos.
Complimentary Bottled Water Sponsored by Daley Law. While supplies last.
Sponsored by Sonata at Melbourne TiMES SuBJECT TO CHANGE.
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