WQCS schedules April student auditions for Young Musicians Spotlight

Music students in the four-county area, as well as northern Palm Beach and south Brevard counties are invited to audition for public radio station WQCS / 88.9 FM's popular Young Musicians Spotlight, a one-hour radio special featuring the talent of young musicians. The auditions will be Saturday, April 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday, April 29 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the WQCS Studios on the Main Campus of Indian River State College, 3209 Virginia Avenue in Fort Pierce. The auditions...

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Emerson Center Speaker To Address Climate Change

Dr. Michael Oppenheimer, professor of Geosciences and international affairs at Princeton University will speak on the topic of climate change at the Emerson Center in Vero Beach on Saturday March 18. Find out more by clicking HERE

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Stuart – Historic structure on Hutchinson Island has withstood countless hurricanes during the past 132 years.


Ft. Pierce, FL – Drew Mello talks with Robert McFalls, CEO of Area Agency on Aging - Palm Beach/Treasure Coast, about the work of the agency and the services they offer.

Ft. Pierce – Jensen Beach resident Richard Sylvestri takes to the water in a kayak to retrace the route taken by the Lewis and Clark expidition 200 years earlier.


Treasure Coast – Richard Sylvestri tells us how he made the best use possible of the equipment he carried in his kayak.

Sylvestri tells us why he didn't give up on his jouney.

Treasure Coast – Hear why Richard Sylvestri of Jensen Beach finished his trek to follow the path of Lewis and Clark.

Sebastian Inlet – The McLarty Treasure Museum marks the spot where 1,400 survivors camped after a 1715 hurricane wrecked their Spanish treasure ships.


Treasure Coast – Carly Caron, who just turned 18 and moved out of the state's foster care group home in Vero beach, tells us how she feels about her family.

Treasure Coast – Turning 18 is a milestone in most people's lives, but most of us still depend on our families. For those in the state's foster system it can be a challenging transition.
Carly talks about her natural family.

Treasure Coast – Carly Caron, who just turned 18 and moved out of the state's foster care group home in Vero beach, tells us how she feels about her family.

Ft, Pierce, FL – Drew Mello talks with Tim Brown and Lindsay Nickerson about the Treasure Coast Wildlife Center.

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The 2017 Young Musicians Spotlight is underwritten by Shann’s Tax Service

Shann’s Tax Service at 1586 SW Bayshore Blvd. Port St. Lucie. 772 878 6619. http://www.shannstax.com/

Treasure Coast Weather from The FPREN Storm Center

Tune in this Saturday for The Toll Brother's Metropolitan Opera

Launched in 1931, the Met’s Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical radio series in American broadcast history. The 86th season of Saturday broadcasts is here.

This Week's Treasure Coast Essay

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about the number of loggerhead sea-turtle nests counted in 2016.  It set a record!  Both state-wide and in our area.  Niki Desjardin with Ecological Associates says 122,000 loggerhead nests were counted statewide, and 27,000 were counted on the Treasure Coast.  The number of nests laid by green turtles and leatherbacks was down a bit in 2016 but is expected to be higher in 2017, while the number of loggerhead nests is expected to dip.  The nesting season began March 1 and continues until November 1.  Let’s keep those numbers high.  Remember

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