****Watch for news of the calendar of events for Martin County Historic Preservation Month of May 2017.  Calendar printed in the Stuart News on Sunday, April 30th.  All types of events, speakers and presentations all month long.

 It all starts Monday - May 1st at 5 pm at the Stuart Heritage Museum.  Special Award to Mary Walton Jones as Historic Preservationist for 2017.  Plus a tour of the Crary House next door. Calendars listing the dates and locations of events will be available at the Museum.  Everything is free and open to the public.

GET Your Tickets for the movie "Gentle Giant", filmed in Sept. 1966 in Port Salerno, sponsored by the Museum.  Tickets ($5) at the Lyric Theatre Box Office or online.  One-time showing is Tues., May 9th starting at 7 pm at the Lyric Theatre.   Online site for Lyric:  http://www.lyrictheatre.com/show/9046-gentle-giant

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT:  Stuart Heritage Museum will be Closed beginning NOON, Wednesday, May 24th and reopen on Thursday, June 1st at 10 am.

Get your annual Kiwanis Ornament for 2016. It is about the fascinating history of the Shark Industry in Port Salerno.

A new shipment just arrived at Stuart Heritage Museum of some of the more requested Kiwanis Ornaments.

They are: 2015 Kiwanis Park (Woodlawn Park), 2014 Stuart's 100th Anniversary, 2014 Veteran's Bridge and the Palm City's vintage Post Office. There are at least 10 of each but RUSH now, to get the ones you need. 

Alice L. Luckhardt's book "Stuart" with over 200 vintage photos is available at the Museum.

Sandy Thurlow's newest book "US Life-Saving Service - Florida's East Coast" is available for sale at the Museum.