If you have a passion for historic preservation, writing, or giving back to the community, please consider volunteering with LRJF. We’d love to have you!

The logo for the Day of Caring event. The event begins October 21st, 2023, at 8am in the Jackie Robinson Training Complex. The flyer reads

Come Show Us You Care on United Way’s Day of Caring

Hundreds of Indian River County residents will be out on Saturday, Oct 21 volunteering to make our community a better place. We’d love to have YOU sign up for our team! All projects that day are worthy, but ours might…

A poster advertising the foundation's Teen Writer's Worshop and its latest Halloween event; Suspense in Short Story Writing. The poster advertised the event for October 14th, 2023.

EEEEEEK! This Teen Writers Workshop is not for the fainthearted

How do build tension so that when you finally spring your literary trap your readers can’t help but scream out loud? Racquel Henry, author of four novels, many short stories, and experienced teacher of writing to young adults will help…

2023-2024 Teen Writing Workshop Kick-Off

2023-2024 Teen Writing Workshop Kick-Off

We’ll help you get into the college of your dreams. No charge to register! Note: You must pre-register for this event. We have a season of five Writing Workshops for teens this coming season, beginning with our season opening workshop,…

The summer season office hours for the LRJF's writing center. The center is open Monday through Thursday, 10am to 3pm, during summertime.

Important Schedule Updates

The Historic Home is now closed for the 2023 Hurricane Season and will reopen in November. Our office/Writing Center downtown also has changed hours through Labor Day.

A group photo of all four special guests who presented poetry for the LRJF's 12th annual Poetry Reading and Barbecue event.

12th Annual Poetry & BBQ Highlights

Jim May, Chelsea Rathburn, David Kirby, and Barbara Hamby visit Laura’s house after the 12th Annual Poetry & BBQ, April 22, 2023 ‘Tying the Knot: When Poets Marry” featured two married couples – Jim May & Chelsea Rathburn and David…