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VOL. 28 NO. 10                                                                         OCTOBER 2023

                                                              Singer Spotlight

        Feast Of Little Italy Returns To Abacoa To Celebrate 22 Years

       Of Italian American Heritage, Culture, And Family Traditions

         The Galbani Feast of Little Italy returns to Abacoa in Jupiter
       for a three-day festival Nov. 3 to 5. The cultural festival known
       for the Italian ambiance, national Italian American entertainers,
       and authentic food will offer free admission, and this year’s theme
       is celebrating Italian American Heritage and Culture.
         Festival hours throughout the weekend are 4 to 10 p.m. Friday,
       11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. Parking
       is free. Admission is free.
         Now in its 22nd year, the Galbani Feast of Little Italy, the
       largest Italian festival in Florida, promises a weekend filled with
       entertainment, food, and fun, served up Italian style! The festival
       has expanded, and with more vendors than ever before, it will
       continue to be the largest Italian festival in the state. Each year, the Feast of Little Italy
       draws three generations of families with a promise to offer something special for everyone
       to enjoy and remember as they create memorable moments together that last a lifetime.

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                            Singer profile                                                         local happeningS

                   Athletes Race For                                                   Stuart Air Show Set For

          Tampa General Hospital                                                                     Nov. 10 To 12

              Loggerhead Triathlon                                                   Who  doesn’t  love  the  thrill  of  seeing
                                                                                   sleek planes and breathtaking pilot
         More than 400 athletes                                                      Luckily, the Stuart Air Show, the largest
       from across  the country                                                    event on the Treasure Coast, is headed back to
       gathered in Jupiter, Fla.,                                                  Witham Field the weekend of Nov. 10 to 12.
       for  the  Tampa  General                                                      The  theme  of  this  year’s  show  is
       Hospital Loggerhead                                                         “Celebrating Aviation: Honoring its Past
       Triathlon on Saturday,                                                      and Inspiring its Future.”
       Sept. 9. Hundreds of                                                          Nov. 10 is a special event for local  F16 Fighter jet, photo provided by Matt
       spectators attended to                                                      students. Hundreds of area school children  Haskell
       support the athletes as                                                     will be hosted at a STEM programming day
       they made their way                                                         and will meet pilots, air crews, meteorologists and others in the science, technology,
       through the challenging                                                     engineering, aviation, and public safety industries.
       race.                                                                         Nov. 11 and 12 are actual show days, with gates opening at 9 a.m. for displays,
                                                                                   vendors,  and  children’s  activities. The  air  show  takes  flight  on  both  days  from
      Singer Profile on page 2  Dr. Laurie Rothman, Dr. Jose Lopez                 approximately 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Times are tentative.)
                                                                                     New this year, the American Veterans Traveling Tribute exhibit will be at the air
                                                                                   show. This exhibit showcases the Traveling Vietnam Wall and the Cost of Freedom
                                                                                   Tribute to Honor, Respect and Remember those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice.
                                                                                     There is still dynamic ticket options available so no matter what your budget or
                                                                                   what size your family, the Stuart Air Show can accommodate.
                                                                                     Purchasing early and online is the best way to save. Individual tickets are $35
                                                                                   per person through Oct. 31, and $40 per person at the gate.
                                                                                     Kids aged 6 to 18 are $10 each and age 5 and under are free.

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