BookMania! – always written with an exclamation point – will celebrate its 20th anniversary from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 8, at the Wanda H. Yarboro Center for the Performing Arts at Martin County High School in Stuart. Produced by the Library Foundation of Martin County, BookMania!
Valentine’s Day is Friday, February 14th. What will you do with your sweetie? The Treasure Coast offers many possibilities. Assuming you have more free time on a Saturday than on a Friday, postpone Valentine’s Day to February 15th. Start the day by watching the sun rise over the Atlantic. You can do it anywhere that’s on the ocean. Bring your breakfast with you – an orange, a muffin and a jug of coffee. Then fish for pompano from the beach. Or go kayaking on the Indian River Lagoon or one of its tributaries. Or ride your bikes along the Fort Pierce waterfront. Or take an eco-cr
You may recall the Big Dig --- the huge project that re-routed I-93 through the heart of Boston. Well, I’m going to talk about a Careful Dig -- the excavation of the Old Vero Ice Age Site near the Vero Beach Municipal Airport. Careful digging began in early January and will continue till May. Archaeologists and volunteers are looking for evidence that humans lived there at the end of the Ice Age 13-thousand years ago. Back around 1915, canal dredging at the site unearthed animal fossils and parts of human skeletons. One set of 44 bones became known world-wide as “Vero Man.” Scientists