N. Business Council St. Johns Cty Chamber of Commerce

02/19/2019 8:00 am - 02/19/2019 9:00 am
25 State Rd. 13 St. Johns, Fl

8-9AM Westminster Woods on Julington Creek 25 State Rd. 13

Register at www.sjcchamber.com or call (904) 829-5658

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  • 02/21/2017 6:30 pm - 02/21/2017 8:30 pm
    13th The Movie, Movie & Panel Discussion Tuesday, February 21, 6:30pm St Paul AME 85 Martin Luther King Ave, St Augustine, FL
  • 02/24/2017 - 03/04/2017 All day
    Wild Birds Unlimited, Julington Village, 450 FL-13, Jacksonville, FL 32259 Date: 2/24/17-3/04/17 Best Avian Photography Exhibit The national tour of Audubon's Best Avian Photography Exhibit is in St Johns County. Selected from over 7,000 entries—submitted from all 50 states, DC, and Canada—the winning photos were published in the May-June 2016 issue of Audubon magazine. Visit Wild Birds Unlimited in Julington Creek (450 State Road 13 at Race Track Road) to walk among the winning bird photographs from last year’s Audubon Photography Competition and learn more about your local birdlife. St Johns County Audubon arranged for the 30" x 40" images to be available for the viewing pleasure of St Johns and neighboring county residents. Call 904-230-3242 for more information. Donations are greatly appreciated.
  • 02/25/2017 10:00 am - 02/25/2017 11:30 am
    ART & ARCHITECTURE WALKING TOUR: Saturday, February 25, 10 to 11:30 a.m. The 90 minute stroll around the Plaza and Old Town explores iconic paintings, Colonial, Victorian, Spanish architecture, public statues and monuments, stained glass, art galleries and more.  Learn about St. Augustine's epic history through the unique perspective of art. Fee: $20/per person. Call (904) 824-2310 for reservations
  • 02/25/2017 3:00 pm - 02/25/2017 7:00 pm
    RIVERSIDE ARTS MARKET CLOSES AT 1 P.M. ON FEBRUARY 25 This Saturday, the Riverside Arts Market closes at 1 p.m. to welcome the Fourth Annual Riverside Craft Beer Festival. The Riverside Craft Beer Festival features beer from more than 100 local, regional and national breweries. The event, hosted by Riverside Rotary Club, takes place under the Fuller Warren Bridge from 4-7 p.m. with VIP access beginning at 3 p.m. Guests can enjoy music from Grandpa’s Cough Medicine and food from ten of Jacksonville’s favorite food trucks. All proceeds from the event benefit Community PedsCare, a nationally recognized program of Community Hospice which provides comfort, care and support for children with life-threatening diseases.   Tickets and details of the event can be found at riversidecraftbeerfestival.com.
  • 02/28/2017 6:00 pm - 02/28/2017 8:00 pm
    The St. Augustine Art Association presents the HOUGHTON SINGERS POP A CAPPELLA ENSEMBLE in a free concert Tuesday, February 28th at 7 p.m.   This highly selective group of top singers from New York's Greatbatch School of Music at Houghton College is currently touring the southern U.S. Their energetic performances have generated a buzz on social media, thanks to the popularity of the television singing competition "The Sing Off."  The group's repertoire includes music from all genres.   The hour-long concert will take place in the acoustically dynamic and elegant setting of the St. Augustine Art Association Main Gallery at 22 Marine Street, one block west of the City Marina. Doors open at 6 p.m. A goodwill offering will be accepted.   Parking in downtown St. Augustine is free after 5 p.m.  For information and to reserve a seat, call (904) 824-2310.  
  • 02/28/2017 7:00 pm - 02/28/2017 9:00 pm
    HOUGHTON SINGERS POP A CAPPELLA ENSEMBLE CONCERT: Tuesday, February 28, 7 p.m.  The top singers of New York's Greatbatch School of Music at Houghton College perform a free concert of popular a cappella music in the acoustically dynamic and elegant setting of the St. Augustine Art Association Main Gallery. Currently on their Spring tour, the ensemble has generated a buzz on social media. Doors open at 6pm. Call (904) 824-2310 to reserve a seat. A goodwill offering will be accepted.
  • 03/03/2017 - 04/02/2017 All day
    The St. Augustine Art Association presents  MINIATURE MARKS March 3 - April 2, 2017 The miniatures in this installation pack a big punch! Features 2D and 3D works of art that are no larger than 12" including the frame.    Opening Reception: MAR 3, First Friday Art Walk 5 to 9pm. Refreshments. Live Music. Awards Presentation at 7pm including the $300 Jean Wagner Troemel Best in Show Prize.  
  • 03/04/2017 All day
    March 4, the I Did A Hike.  This is the primary annual fundraiser for the Florida Trail Association (a non-profit). The registration fee is $20.  All proceeds go to supporting the Florida Trail. This year's hike is fairly close by -- along the Suwanee River, near White Springs, FL.  There are three potential hike lengths -- 3, 5 and 8 1/2 miles.  The route is very picturesque, paralleling the Suwanee River in many places. Registration will be at the Heritage Welcome Center, 10499 Spring Street, White Springs, FL, from 8-10am.  Note this is NOT inside the Stephen Foster Cultural Center Park. From the registration area hikers will be ferried to the hike start point. End point is back at the Heritage Welcome Center. Hikers travel at their own pace.  There is minimal change in elevation.  The trail is well marked (blazed) and easy to follow.  Hikers are advised to wear comfortable close toed shoes, dress in layers, wear a hat, and apply sun screen and bug spray. It's also advisable to bring a bottle of water per hiker on the trip and a snack. Hikers can either pack a lunch or purchase lunch in town.   More info can be found at   http://www.floridatrail.org/ididahike2017/
  • 03/04/2017 10:00 am - 03/04/2017 4:00 pm
    GARDEN MONTH KICKOFF & PLANT SALE Saturday, March 4 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Free Admission No registration required   Kick off a month-long celebration of the gardens with a free family day and plant sale! Celebrate the coming of spring by purchasing new plants from local vendors on the front lawn of the Museum. Enjoy “plein air” painting, live music, a family art activity, and garden tours throughout the day!  
  • 03/04/2017 6:00 pm - 03/04/2017 8:00 pm
    Retro River Run 5K – a throw-back to the 1970s WHAT: Retro River Run 5K hosted by JTC Running WHEN: Saturday, March 4, 2017 6 p.m. WHERE: Jacksonville Landing 2 W. Independent Dr. Jacksonville, FL 32202 DETAILS: The Retro River Run 5K is a run to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Gate River Run. It is on March 4, one week before the city’s premier 15K race. The Retro River Run is open to just 2,204 participants, which is the number of people who ran the very first River Run in 1978. The cost to enter is just five bucks, which was the standard entry fee in the late 1970s. The race begins at 6 p.m. and starts and ends at the Jacksonville Landing. In addition to the run, there will be a 70s-costume contest and the oldest River Run t-shirt contest. Runners can register at www.1stplacesports.com/retro.html.
  • 03/05/2017 12:00 pm - 03/05/2017 4:00 pm
    BANK OF AMERICA AND MERRILL LYNCH MUSEUMS ON US Sunday, March 5 Noon to 4 p.m. | Free to Cardholders No registration required   The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens offers free admission on the first Sunday of the first full weekend of the month to all Bank of America or Merrill Lynch cardholders through the Museums on Us program. Each cardholder receives one free general admission to the Museum. For more information on the Museum's programming and events, please call 904.899.6038.
  • 03/09/2017 1:00 pm - 03/09/2017 2:30 pm
    FLORAL ARRANGING WITH LAURA HALEY Thursday, March 9 1 to 2:30 p.m. | Members $40, Non-Members $50 Registration required   Join Laura Haley, a passionate flower show exhibitor and judge, as well as a teacher of techniques and styles throughout the country, for a unique floral design class using materials you can find at your local grocery store. For further information or to register, please call 904.899.6038.
  • 03/10/2017 6:00 pm - 03/10/2017 9:00 pm
    GARDEN MONTH CONCERT: THE CHRIS THOMAS BAND Friday, March 10 Doors Open at 6 p.m., Concert from 7 to 9 p.m. | Members $25, Non-Members $35, Table $500 Registration required   Relax under the stars with The Chris Thomas Band! Guests are invited to bring chairs, picnics, and beverages to enjoy an evening in the Cummer Gardens. Don’t feel like packing a picnic? Let the Cummer Café handle your food and beverages by placing an order for pick-up at the Concert. To pre-order, call 904.899.6022 or email cafe@cummermuseum.org. For further information or to register, please call 904.899.6038.
  • 03/11/2017 10:00 am - 03/11/2017 4:00 pm
    Freedom Boat Club hosts New Boater Experience Day at Julington Creek Marina   WHAT:         Freedom Boat Club will be hosting its New Boater Experience Day at Julington Creek Marina   WHEN:         Saturday, March 11, 2017 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.   WHERE:       Freedom Boat Club 12807 San Jose Boulevard Jacksonville, FL  32223   DETAILS:  Freedom Boat Club is hosting its New Boater Experience Day at Julington Creek Marina. It will be held on Saturday, March 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will include free boat rides, including an opportunity to check out the Freedom Boat Hut Tiki Bar Boat. The event is open to the public.
  • 03/15/2017 1:30 pm - 03/15/2017 3:30 pm
    TALKS & TEA CONSTANCE SPRY: THE WOMAN WHO MADE FLOWER ARRANGING AN ART Wednesday, March 15 1:30 p.m. | Members Free, Non-Members $6 Registration required   Constance Spry was a social reformer, whose driving zeal for empowering women to find beauty in the world around them took her from humble origins to household name in Britain. Using kale and weeds as design materials, she made gravy boats, bird cages, and baking sheets into plant containers. Royal weddings were her specialty, and with her friend Syrie Maugham, she was an arbiter of mid-20th-century interior decoration. Today, she is the style icon on contemporary London blogs. Enjoy a talk by Director of Education Lynn Norris over a cup of tea and a sweet treat. For further information or to register, please call 904.899.6038.
  • 03/16/2017 1:00 pm - 03/16/2017 5:30 pm
    A Women Business Owners (WBO) of North Florida signature event featuring keynote speakers Audrey Moran, Sr. Vice President, Baptist Foundation and Michele McManamon, co-owner, Sandler Training. To register or for sponsorship opportunities, visit www.wbonfl.org.
  • 03/18/2017 10:30 am - 03/18/2017 12:30 pm
    ART ADVENTURES: GARDEN MONTH! Saturday, March 18 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. | Members $10, Non-Members $15 Ages 6 through 12 Registration required   Join us on the third Saturday of each month for studio classes. This class will focus on the natural beauty of the Cummer Museum’s historic gardens. Students will visit the galleries to view works inspired by nature. Then they will learn about “plein air” painting as they work from direct observation in the gardens. Projects will be completed within one class period. For further information, please email education@cummermuseum.org or call 904.355.0630.  
  • 03/21/2017 10:30 am - 03/21/2017 12:00 pm
    HISTORY OF WESTERN ART AMERICAN ART Tuesday, March 21 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. | Members Free, Non-Members $10 Registration required   Explore art history through this monthly series of lectures that includes time in the galleries. Although Europe still thinks American Art begins with Abstract Expressionism, America has a rich art tradition. This talk by Director of Education Lynn Norris covers early American Art to John Singer Sargent. For further information, please email education@cummermuseum.org or call 904.355.0630.
  • 03/22/2017 11:00 am - 03/22/2017 1:00 pm
    DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SERIES: ALLEN SMITH NATURALLY: THE LOVE OF GARDENING Wednesday, March 22 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. | Members $45, Non-Members $55 Registration required  
    1. Allen Smith has a passion for American style. Inspired by the ferme ornée concept for Monticello, Smith created his own Moss Mountain Farm as a demonstration ground for principles of good design, conservation, and stewardship. Take a virtual tour of Moss Mountain and see how Smith is creating a new chapter in the evolution of the classic American farm. Lunch in the Olmsted Garden will follow the lecture. For further information or to register, please call 904.899.6038.
  • 03/25/2017 8:00 am - 03/25/2017 12:00 pm
    St. Johns County and Ancient City Game Fish Association hosting Seventh Annual Free Kids Fishing Clinic St. Johns County is partnering with the Ancient City Game Fish Association and local businesses to host the Seventh Annual Free Kids Fishing Clinic from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, March 25 at the St. Augustine Marina, 245 Vilano Road. Kids 12 and under are invited to learn how to use fishing equipment and safely fish. All equipment will be provided and a free McDonald’s lunch will be offered to all participants. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and the first 150 kids to register will receive a fishing goodie bag. For more information, please call 904.814.0515.
  • 03/25/2017 10:00 am - 03/25/2017 4:00 pm
    New Boater Experience Day at Camachee Cove Marina    WHAT:         Freedom Boat Club will be hosting its New Boater Experience Day at Camachee Cove Marina   WHEN:         Saturday, March 25 at Camachee Cove Marina 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.       WHERE:       Freedom Boat Club at Camachee Cove Marina 3070 Harbor Drive St. Augustine, FL 32084     DETAILS:  Freedom Boat Club is hosting New Boater Experience Day at Camachee Cove Marina on Saturday, March 25 and at Julington Creek Marina on Sunday, March 26. Both events will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will include free boat rides and refreshments. The event is free and open to the public.
  • 03/25/2017 10:00 am - 03/25/2017 4:00 pm
    GARDEN CONSERVANCY’S OPEN DAYS PROGRAM Saturday, March 25 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Members and Non-Members $30 Registration required   Join the Museum as part of the Open Days Program. Make the Cummer Gardens the first stop on your tour of a number of private gardens in the Riverside neighborhood. Knowledgeable volunteers will be on hand in each garden throughout the day to answer your questions. The Cummer Gardens will be open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and all private gardens will be open from 12 to 4 p.m. For further information or to register, please call 904.899.6038.
  • 03/25/2017 12:00 pm - 03/25/2017 2:00 pm
    The Ark before Noah   In his lecture, “The Ark before Noah,” British Museum expert Dr. Irving Finkel reveals how decoding the symbols on a 4,000 year old piece of clay enabled a radical new interpretation of the Noah's Ark story.  A world authority on the period, Dr. Finkel's real-life detective story began with a remarkable event at the British Museum: the arrival one day in 2008 of a single, modest-sized Babylonian cuneiform tablet brought in by a member of the public.  Such palm-sized clay rectangles were used by the Babylonians to create the first documents, and this particular tablet proved to be of quite extraordinary importance.  Not only does it date from about 1850 B.C., but it is a copy of the Babylonian Story of the Flood, a story from ancient Mesopotamia revealing, among other things, instructions for constructing a large boat.  Dr. Finkel will also describe the further series of discoveries which allowed him to decode the Flood story in ways which offer unanticipated revelations.  The lecture will also describe how a replica of the boat, following the ancient instructions, was built in India—the subject of the documentary film The Real Noah’s Ark.   The lecture will take place at the University of North Florida, Building 51, on Saturday, March 25, 2017. It will begin at 12:00 PM, and is free and open to the public.  Dr. Finkel will be giving a Norton Lecture, named for Charles Eliot Norton, the founder and first President of the Archaeological Institute of America and former Professor of the History of Art at Harvard University.  The Norton Lectureship is part of the AIA’s National Lecture Program.
  • 03/26/2017 10:00 am - 03/26/2017 4:00 pm
    New Boater Experience Day at Julington Creek Marina   WHAT:         Freedom Boat Club will be hosting its New Boater Experience Day at Julington Creek Marina   WHEN:        Sunday, March 26 at Julington Creek Marina 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.   WHERE:      Freedom Boat Club at Julington Creek Marina 12807 San Jose Boulevard Jacksonville, FL 32223   DETAILS:  Freedom Boat Club is hosting New Boater Experience Day at Camachee Cove Marina on Saturday, March 25 and at Julington Creek Marina on Sunday, March 26. Both events will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will include free boat rides and refreshments. The event is free and open to the public.
  • 03/26/2017 11:00 am - 03/26/2017 5:00 pm
    ST. AUGUSTINE AMPHITHEATRE AND TONEVENDOR RECORD STORE PRESENT THE SPRING 2017 ST. AUGUSTINE RECORD FAIR The Spring 2017 St. Augustine Record Fair, presented by local record store ToneVendor and the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, will be held Sunday, March 26 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. The biannual St. Augustine Record Fair is a free, family-friendly event and is open to the public. On Sunday, March 26, music lovers and collectors are invited to the St. Augustine Amphitheatre to shop thousands of music-related items including new and used vinyl records, CDs, cassettes, posters, turntable equipment and supplies, memorabilia, collectibles and more. EVENT: ToneVendor presents the Spring 2017 St. Augustine Record Fair DATE: Sunday, March 26, 2017 TIME: 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. LOCATION: St. Augustine Amphitheatre 1340C A1A South, St. Augustine, FL 32080 ADMISSION: Free WEBSITES: www.staugamphitheatre.com; www.tonevendor.com
  • 03/28/2017 1:30 pm - 03/28/2017 2:30 pm
    THE SEARCH FOR PARADISE: A HISTORY OF WESTERN GARDENS 19th AND EARLY 20th CENTURY ENGLISH GARDENS Tuesday, March 28 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. | Members Free, Non-Members $10   Explore garden history through this four-part lecture series. In the late Victorian and Edwardian garden, flowers came to the forefront as the English landscape garden gave way to the cottage garden. Join Director of Education Lynn Norris to explore the era of country house gardens, designed by J.C. Loudon, William Robinson, Gertrude Jekyll, and Vita Sackville-West, followed by a walk in the Cummer Gardens. For further information, please email education@cummermuseum.org or call 904.355.0630.
  • 03/28/2017 6:30 pm - 03/28/2017 8:30 pm
    Date: Tuesday, March 28 Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Location: St. Johns River State College, 2990 College Dr, St Augustine, FL 32084, USA, Room C-116 Bird Photography Seminar: How to Get a Better Photo Join St Johns County Audubon for an entertaining and informative seminar on how to improve your bird and wildlife photography skills. Local freelance photographer Gary Whiting will share practical tips and actual examples to help you regardless of your skill level or the type of gear you use. His programs are a result of 30+ years of photography experience combined with naturalist training and years of wildlife behavior observation. Not a photographer? You'll still enjoy the beautiful images and an entertaining presentation. Gary is a freelance photographer, instructor, and naturalist specializing in wildlife, landscapes, and adventure images. His work has been featured in Bird Watchers Digest, St Johns Magazine, Wild Birds Unlimited retail video and social media, and various local businesses and publications. He teaches photography in private sessions and in groups at the OLLI continuing education program at UNF. He is also a Florida Master Naturalist and a sales consultant at Wild Birds Unlimited in Fruit Cove FL. We assure you that you will be captivated by his photos and learn many tricks on how to get that perfect visual shot!
  • 03/30/2017 5:30 pm - 03/30/2017 7:30 pm
    “Lightner After Hours” March Edition Presenting the Raisin Cake Orchestra  Thursday March 30, 2017 from 5:30 – 7:30 P.M.: Join us at March’s Lightner After Hours event for an evening of enlightening conversation, exceptional music and tasty morsels in Lightner Museum’s Grand Ballroom Gallery. The Raisin Cake Orchestra is a jazz quartet based in Jacksonville, FL that specializes in unique renditions of jazz classics from the teens, twenties, and thirties, and beyond with an emphasis on the sounds of New Orleans jazz from the Dixieland and Prohibition eras. Locals and tourists alike are welcome to enjoy the atmosphere of the Lightner Museum after hours while relaxing with refreshments before visiting some of the many wonderful local restaurants.   Business casual attire is requested. Café Alcazar, located in the Historic Pool area of the museum will be open with a specialty dinner menu from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free parking is available after 5 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.  Donations are requested for beverages. The Lightner Museum is a non-profit cultural institution sustained by the generous support of individuals, businesses and sponsors.  Donations are appreciated. For more information visit lightnermuseum.org/cocktail and tag us on your favorite social media sites, #lightnermuseum, #cheerstolightner, #lightnerafterhours. Lightner After Hours is funded in part by the Tourist Development Council of St. Johns County and the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs.
  • 03/31/2017 - 04/03/2017 All day
    22nd Annual Rhythm and Ribs Festival BBQ is back! Get down and pig out at the 22nd Annual Rhythm and Ribs Festival March 31st – April 2nd. There will be fun for the whole family with award winning BBQ, spectacular live music, venders, and children’s rides. Rhythm and Ribs has been consistently voted as the best festival in St. Augustine. Music this year is going to be off the charts starting with Friday night’s headliner, The Hip Abduction, a vibrant St. Petersburg, FL based collective that formed over a mutual appreciation for West African and early Jamaican reggae/dub music. Hailing from New Orleans, Saturday night’s national headliner plays music described as “Party Blues with a touch of Barefoot Boogie”. You’re not going to want to miss it…band unveiling is March 6th! Gates open at 5:00pm on Friday and 11:00am on Saturday and Sunday at St. Francis Field, located on West Castillo Drive between US 1 and San Marco Avenue. Admission is $10.00 per person both Friday and Saturday and only $5.00 per person on Family Day, Sunday April 2nd. As always, children 15 and under are free.
  • 04/01/2017 8:00 am - 04/01/2017 12:00 pm
    ANNUAL GREENRIDGE COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE SATURDAY APRIL 1st AT 8:00 AM TAKE SR 13 TO ROBERTS ROAD TO THE GREENRIDGE SUBDIVISION OR TAKE CR 210/GREENBRIAR ROAD TO LONGLEAF PINE PARKWAY TO ROBERTS ROAD TO THE GREENRIDGE SUBDIVISION
  • 04/02/2017 7:00 am - 04/02/2017 1:00 pm
    Run 13.1 and 5K hosted by 1st Place Sports   WHAT:            Run 13.1 and 5K hosted by 1st Place Sports   WHEN:            Sunday, April 2, 2017                         13.1 and 5K at 7 a.m.   WHERE:         Jacksonville Landing 2 W. Independent Dr. Jacksonville, FL 32202   DETAILS:       The Run 13.1 and 5K will be held on Sunday, April 2 and each race will take off at the same time from the Jacksonville Landing. Runners participating in the half marathon will run through Downtown streets, loop through Evergreen Cemetery and then return to the finish line. The 5K course will take runners through the streets of Downtown Jacksonville and back to the finish line at the Jacksonville Landing.   Participants will receive a moisture-wicking, technical shirt and finishers get one of the biggest finisher medals in Jacksonville races. Half marathon runners also have a chance to win up to $300 if they are the first to reach the finish line. Awards will also be given out to age groups for the half marathon and the top runners in the 5K will get award plaques. A post-race celebration will be held at the Jacksonville Landing and features music, beer, and food.   To register, go to www.1stplacesports.com/run13point1.html. The entrance fee to the half marathon is $50 through March 25 and $55 through April 1. The price goes up to $60 on the day of the race. The entrance fee for the 5K is $33 through March 25, $35 through April 1 and $40 on race day. Race packets can be picked up on Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1 at the 1st Place Sports location of your choice from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. They will be moved to the race site on race day and can be picked up starting at 5:30 a.m.
  • 04/07/2017 12:30 pm - 04/07/2017 4:00 pm
    Join Cummer Amelia for the 3rd Annual Garden Walk at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Residential Community on Friday, April 7, 2017. This event supports school tours for Nassau County students, which both enrich their curriculum and broaden their worldview. The Garden Walk is $20 for Cummer Amelia Member and $30 for Non-Members, and will take place from 12:30 to 4 p.m. The event begins with a presentation by renowned Omni Chef Daven Wardynski held at the Omni Aquaponic Greenhouse, followed by a walking tour of four beautiful home gardens, each with their own unique charm. Art demonstrations, live music, food, and drink will be provided along the tour route. Trolley transportation is also available.
  • 04/08/2017 8:30 am - 04/08/2017 4:00 pm
    Huge Garage Sale Saturday, April 8 (8:30AM - 4:00PM) 907 Garrison Drive, St. Augustine, FL  32092 1978 Corvette Rims Decorator Fabric Easter/Holiday Displays and Decorations Porcelain Collector Dolls And much much more .... Rain Date: April 15
  • 04/13/2017 4:00 pm - 04/13/2017 6:00 pm
    St. Johns County Medical Marijuana Workshop St. Johns County is hosting a Medical Marijuana Workshop at 4 p.m. on April 13, 2017 at the St. Johns County Permit Center, 4040 Lewis Speedway, to discuss proposed zoning and permitting regulations for medical marijuana retail stores and treatment. The public is invited to attend and provide feedback. For additional information, please call 904.209.0805 or email psoria@sjcfl.us.
  • 04/14/2017 8:00 am - 04/15/2017 3:00 pm
    Multi Family Moving/Yard Sale Southern Grove subdivision at 612 Southern Lily Drive, 1-1/2 miles West of I-95 on CR 210 Friday April, 14th, 8-1 Saturday April, 15th, 8-3 • Furniture: Patio Love Seat and Coffee Table, Black Leather Recliner (minor blemish on headrest) • Lamps/Lights, Chandeliers, • Jewelry • Women’s Business and Casual Attire, Denim and Golf Attire Sizes 8-14, $5.00 and Under, Some never worn (with tags) • CharBroil Electric Grill- Excellent condition • Assorted Household Items and decor • Sunbeam Portable Quartz Heater (just in time for Summer…LOL) Many more items not posted. LOOK FOR THE BRIGHT SIGNS! Come one, come all! Bring your Easter company. They’ll find something they absolutely cannot live without, and so will you. LOL Everything BUT the wife must go! After 12:00 on Saturday, MAKE BEST OFFER!!! IT’S GOTTA GO!!!
  • 04/15/2017 9:00 am - 04/15/2017 5:00 pm
    The Ancient City Coin Club of St. Augustine invites you to their spring Coin and Currency Show, Saturday, April 15, 2017 at the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #113, 5050 Inman Road, in St. Augustine. Doors open at 9 am. Free admission and free parking. Show includes US and foreign coins & currency, silver & gold bullion,  medals, jewelry, tokens and more. Hourly door prizes, and raffles of a gold coin, 2017 silver eagle, CSA note, and 1960 proof set. Contact Jerry Warden, 904-940-6245, or see our Facebook page, Facebook.com/acccstaugustine.
  • 04/15/2017 10:30 am - 04/15/2017 12:30 pm
    Easter Egg Hunt! Palm Valley Baptist Church 4890 Palm Valley Road Saturday April 15th at 10:30 am Hot dog roast to follow! This event is free, please join us. Questions? Call 285 2447 or visit our website at www.palmvalleybaptistchurch.org.
  • 04/15/2017 6:00 pm - 04/15/2017 9:00 pm
    SHOW: Netflix presents Sandy Wexler’s “Here Comes The Funny Tour” featuring Adam Sandler and guests David Spade, Nick Swardson and Rob Schneider VENUE: St. Augustine Amphitheatre DATE: Saturday, April 15, 2017 TIME: Doors 6:00pm / Show 7:30pm ADMISSION: $199.50 – Seated Pit and First 7 Rows of Level 100 $153.50 – Remaining Rows of Level 100 and First 4 Rows of Level 200 $99.50 – Remaining Rows of Level 200 $79.50 – Level 300 $49.50 – Obstructed View WEBSITE: www.staugamphitheatre.com
  • 04/17/2017 1:00 pm - 04/17/2017 4:00 pm
    The Florida Shorebird Alliance will be holding their Shorebird Stewardship Training Program  Monday, April 17th 1:00 - 4:00 pm St Augustine Alligator Farm, Conference Center 999 Anastasia Blvd, St Augustine, FL 32080 No RSVP is required and anyone is welcome to attend. You'll learn what the stewardship program is all about, meet seasoned stewards who love their times on the beaches and have your questions answered by FWC and Audubon personnel. Come see if this is something you would like to do while out on the county beaches. We look forward to seeing you!
  • 04/21/2017 - 04/22/2017 All day
    Earth Day Environmental Challenge Weekend April 21-22 at Galimore Center April 22nd is Earth Day, and once again Lincolnville’s Willie Galimore Center, 399 Riberia Street, will be the venue of an Environmental Challenge Weekend, providing educational and entertaining fun for the whole family. The two-day event will include a forum on Friday evening, followed by a March for Science and activities day on Saturday.  All events are free and open to the public.
  • 04/22/2017 8:00 am - 04/22/2017 1:00 pm
    Cypress Trace Association Community Garage Sale 201 Big Cypress Dr. N, St. Johns, FL 32259 Saturday, April 22nd from 8-1.
  • 04/22/2017 8:00 am - 04/22/2017 1:00 pm
    Saturday, April 22, 2017, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Celebrate Earth Day on April 22 by participating in Shearwater’s 5K on the Trails and Fun Run/Walk. Shearwater is one of St. Johns County’s fastest selling communities.  This race will stretch through portions of Shearwater’s nature trails and boardwalks, continuing almost a mile along Trout Creek under shaded tree canopy.  Many of Shearwater’s wide paths border preserved natural habitat. Stay after the race to enjoy craft beer and root beer floats, tasty food trucks, and a DJ-provided soundtrack. Proceeds from the event will benefit Timberlin Creek Elementary School, Switzerland Point Middle School, and Bartram Trail High School. Custom medals will be awarded to the first 200 finishers! Where: Shearwater Kayak Club 100 Kayak Way St. Augustine, FL 32092   Cost: 5K Run | 8:00 am - $20 Early Registration until April 14, 2017 at midnight - $25 April 14-21, 9:00 a.m. EST - Includes an event T-shirt and pint glass (21+) for the first 200 entries.   Fun Run | 9:00 am - $10 Registration Fee - Includes an event t-shirt only. Tickets: http://shearwater5k.itsyourrace.com/event.aspx?id=8399 Event url: shearwater5k.itsyourrace.com/event.aspx?id=8399
  • 04/22/2017 10:00 am - 04/22/2017 4:00 pm
      Freedom Boat Club hosts celebration on the water at Julington Creek Marina   With the cancellation of the Southeast U.S. Boat Show, Freedom Boat Club has decided to instead host a celebration on the water at Julington Creek Marina. Everyone is invited to come out to the marina at 12807 San Jose Boulevard on Saturday, April 22 and Sunday, April 23 for a day of fun on the water. Freedom Boat Club will be hosting the event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday. The SmileFish Mirror photo booth will be set up at the dock. It looks like a stand-up iPod and allows guests to take selfies in the ‘mirror’ and print them out. In additional to the boat rides and unique photo booth, guests can also enjoy food from Manny’s Cuban Sandwich’s food truck. The food truck was also scheduled to be at the Southeast U.S. Boat Show, but will now be serving on Saturday at Julington Creek Marina.
  • 04/22/2017 12:00 pm - 04/22/2017 2:00 pm
    The Archaeological Institute of America--Jacksonville Society will meet at noon on April 22, 2017 in Building 51 at the University of North Florida to hear a lecture by Dr. William Keegan, a professor of Caribbean archaeology with the Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainesville.  The lecture is titled "Columbus and Cannibals in the Land of Cotton."  In the decade prior to the 500th anniversary of Christopher Columbus’s voyage there was a mad scramble to “discover” where Columbus made first landfall in the Americas.  Historians, geographers, geologists, navigators, computer specialists, journalists, and even archaeologists joined the hunt. Three locations still claim that honor. However, in the process of trying to solve this mystery, it became clear that virtually everything we thought we knew about Columbus was wrong.  This lecture focuses on archaeology's contributions to revealing the mysteries surrounding Columbus's voyages.  In the process Dr. Keegan will take the audience through lands of cotton and cannibals, and explore new research into production and exchange in the prehistoric Caribbean. The lecture is free and open to the public.  Refreshments will be served afterwards in the Archaeology Lab.  On Saturday, parking is free and the faculty /staff/vendor spaces are open to everyone. For more information, contact Melva Price at (904)241-9411 or aiajaxsoc@gmail.com
  • 04/23/2017 10:00 am - 04/23/2017 4:00 pm
      Freedom Boat Club hosts celebration on the water at Julington Creek Marina With the cancellation of the Southeast U.S. Boat Show, Freedom Boat Club has decided to instead host a celebration on the water at Julington Creek Marina. Everyone is invited to come out to the marina at 12807 San Jose Boulevard on Saturday, April 22 and Sunday, April 23 for a day of fun on the water. Freedom Boat Club will be hosting the event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday. The SmileFish Mirror photo booth will be set up at the dock. It looks like a stand-up iPod and allows guests to take selfies in the ‘mirror’ and print them out. In additional to the boat rides and unique photo booth, guests can also enjoy food from Manny’s Cuban Sandwich’s food truck. The food truck was also scheduled to be at the Southeast U.S. Boat Show, but will now be serving on Saturday at Julington Creek Marina.
  • 04/28/2017 6:30 pm - 04/28/2017 10:30 pm
    The Party of the Decades is set for Friday, April 28, 2017, from 6:30 p.m to 10:30 p.m, starting in the Roaring 20s, moving into the Groovy 60s and finishing in the Rockin’ 80s. Participants are encouraged to dress the part of their favorite decade at the Anheuser-Busch brewery, where there will be live music in the style of each of the decades along with free food and drinks. Tickets will be available at three different levels; level one will allow access into the Roaring 20s party, level two allows entry into the 20s and a move into the Groovy 60s, and the all-access pass will move guests through all the decades. For those who get stuck in the 20s, there will be an opportunity to upgrade to move into the 60s or all the way through to the 80s. To purchase tickets and learn more about the event, visit www.partyofthedecades.com. Discounts are available for groups of ten or more, contact Leigha Ward at leigha.ward@cfmedia.net. Party of the Decades is an exclusive event and you must be 21 years of age or older to purchase a ticket and participate.
  • 04/29/2017 10:00 am - 04/29/2017 4:00 pm
    Freedom Boat Club hosts New Boater Experience Day at Julington Creek Marina   WHAT:         Freedom Boat Club will be hosting its New Boater Experience Day at Julington Creek Marina   WHEN:         Saturday, April 29, 2017 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.   WHERE:       Julington Creek Marina 12807 San Jose Boulevard Jacksonville, FL  32223   DETAILS:  Freedom Boat Club is hosting its New Boater Experience Day at Julington Creek Marina. It will be held on Saturday, April 29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will include free boat rides and refreshments. The event is open to the public.
  • 04/29/2017 11:00 am - 04/29/2017 6:00 pm
    April 29th 11am-6pm West Town Plaza World Golf Village Organized events all day & free to play! Potluck cook out 11-1 Hotdogs & burgers provided Hourly raffle & prizes facebook.com/thebigdaddygames 904-217-0723
  • 05/04/2017 5:30 pm - 05/04/2017 9:30 pm
    Tickets for Weezer go on sale this Friday, March 3 at 10 am at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre and Ponte Vedra Concert Hall Box Offices. Save on fees by purchasing tickets at the Box Office, walk around the venue to scout your potential seat and have first pick when tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Tickets will also be available at ticketmaster.com, all authorized TicketMaster outlets or by phone at 800-745-3000. SHOW: Weezer VENUE: St. Augustine Amphitheatre DATE: Thursday, May 4, 2017 TIME: Doors 5:30pm / Show 7:00pm TICKET PRICES: $79.50 – General Admission Standing Pit $74.00 – Level 100 $64.00 – Level 200 $59.00 – Level 300 $44.00 – Obstructed View WEBSITE: www.weezer.com; www.staugamphitheatre.com
  • 05/07/2017 10:30 am - 05/07/2017 12:30 pm
    Homecoming at Palm Valley Baptist Church, 4890 Palm Valley Road. Celebrating 115 years! Join us on May 7th at 10:30 am for a day of worship, music and luncheon on the grounds of the newly renovated parsonage. Please call 285 2447 for more information or visit our website at www.palmvalleybaptistchurch.org.
  • 05/10/2017 5:30 pm - 05/10/2017 7:30 pm
    The Art of Taking Tea A Dinner Time Tea and Talk Hosted by the Lightner Museum   Wednesday May 10, 2017, from 5:30 – 7:30 P.M., Lightner Museum’s Historic Pool Area, St. Augustine, FL:  The Lightner Museum will be hosting an evening of education and entertainment for participants to learn about the development and social customs of  “taking tea” - whether Afternoon, High, or a working class dinner tea- while also enjoying period-correct food and service.   The event will be presented by Ms. Graham in coordination with the Cafe’ Alcazar.  The Garden Club of St. Augustine will assist in educating participants on the proper methods of setting a table and decorating with flowers for such occasions. Teas from Cultivate Tea & Spice Co. will be featured. Cost for this event is $50 per person which includes an array of teas, tea sandwiches, scones, and cakes.  Champagne may be purchased for an additional $5 per glass.  
  • 05/11/2017 9:00 am - 05/11/2017 11:00 am
    Shorebird Walk at Matanzas Inlet When: Thu, May 11, 9am – 11am Time:  9am – 11am Where:Matanzas Inlet West Parking Lot, s 32080, 8655 A1A S,St Augustine, FL 32080 Description:  Join Peggy of the St. Johns County Audubon as we walk the shore of Matanzas Inlet looking for nesting Wilson's Plovers and Least Terns. Meet at Matanzas Inlet Riverside parking lot, A1A South, just before the Matanzas Inlet Bridge on the west (right) side of the road. Wear comfortable walking shoes. Bring sunscreen, hat, binoculars, water, and an eagerness to look for unusual birds in the area. Let's help Peggy with her monthly data on the birds that frequent this Critical Wildlife Area designated by the FWC.
  • 05/16/2017 6:30 pm - 05/16/2017 8:30 pm
    South Africa's Birds & Beasts- Program When: Tue, May 16, Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm Where: St. Johns River State College (ROOM C-116),2990 College Dr,St Augustine, FL 32084 Description: Speaker: Carly Wainwright South Africa is one of the top birding destinations in the world. It is a land of varied habitats hosting the most endemic and near-endemic bird species of any other African country. Join Carly Wainwright as she takes us on a visual trip to see some of the country’s birds. We’ll also see big game in their natural habitat. From the Western Cape to the world-renowned Kruger National Park, we’ll explore the sights and sounds of this diverse country. For more information call 904-504-1240 . This program is brought to you by the St Johns County Audubon.
  • 05/17/2017 5:00 pm - 05/17/2017 7:00 pm
    Please join us at the Renaissance World Golf Village Resort as we celebrate with all 160  Renaissance Hotels Worldwide   GLOBAL DAY OF DISCOVERY WEDNESDAY MAY 17, 2017 5:00PM – 7:00PM   Renaissance Hotels is the hotel brand known around the world for helping travelers discover unexpected cultural experiences by offering interesting, indigenous, independent and intriguing places to see, products to purchase and historical finds that pique curiosity!!   Come join us and meet amazing local artists, historical reenactors and neighbors who produce memories for a lifetime.  
  • 05/20/2017 11:00 am - 05/20/2017 3:00 pm
    Title:  The Woodlands Grand Opening   What: Be part of the grand opening celebration for Shearwater’s new gated community, The Woodlands, on Saturday, May 20, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Come tour two stunning model homes by award-winning builders D.S. Ware Homes and Drees Homes. Both builders recently won in the Parade of Homes: D.S. Ware received best feature ribbon for their fireplace and Drees Homes received a best feature ribbon. With homes starting in the $400,000’s, the Woodlands features 70 & 80 ft. lots with preserve and lake views. RSVP at https://shearwaterliving.com/woodlands-grand-opening/.   When: Saturday, May 20, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.   Where: The Woodlands gated section of Shearwater, 100 Kayak Way, St. Augustine, FL 32092.
  • 05/21/2017 8:00 am - 05/21/2017 9:30 am
    Search for Red Knots at Huguenot Park- Field Trip with Duval Audubon
    WhenSun, May 21, 8:30am – 9:30am WhereHuguenot Park- Field Trip with Duval Audubon DescriptionAn RSVP is requested for this trip in the case that the meeting location information changes. Huguenot Park is a stopover for the hungry migrating Red Knots. Royal Terns and Laughing Gulls are also actively courting and this is a spectacular and unforgettable event!  Many photographic opportunities abound at this park so it is well worth the drive! Huguenot Memorial Park is one of the best places to see seabirds and shorebirds, and we hope to see a lot of them! We will meet at 8:00 a.m. in the parking lot before the pay station. Drive straight in instead of turning right into the pay lane. We will spend a few minutes there and then go out to the end of the bay. Directions: Huguenot Park is located on A1A north of the Mayport ferry. If you cross the Dames Point Bridge going north, exit right (east) on Heckscher Drive. Follow it past the ferry slip to the blinking yellow light before Fort George Inlet. Turn right into the clearly marked entrance and go straight to the first parking lot. From I-95, take Zoo Parkway/Heckscher Drive to 10980 Heckscher Drive, entrance at the blinking light on the right. Location 10980 Heckscher Drive, Jacksonville, FL. We plan to meet at 8:00 a.m. at the parking lot outside the entrance gate Entrance fee is $5 per vehicle Call Jean Rolke at 904-504-1240 if you are interested in carpooling. The less vehicles we take the better!
  • 06/03/2017 9:00 am - 06/03/2017 11:00 am
    Birds & Breakfast - End of Season Event When Sat, June 3, 9am – 11am Where RSVP REQUIRED Description BIRDS & BREAKFAST EVENT Saturday, June 3rd 9:00 – 11:00 In Fruit Cove (See Below) -Bird Walk starts at 9:00 am. -Breakfast at 10:00 am. -General Membership Meeting. Breakfast will be provided by our generous Audubon Chapter Members Louann and Ben Williams. This will be our final weekend event before the summer heat begins. An RSVP is required to receive directions to this event. Please RSVP to DEBBIECUSICK@YMAIL.COM We Look Forward to Seeing You! For more information call 904-504-1240
  • 06/08/2017 9:00 am - 06/08/2017 11:00 am
    Shorebird Walk at Matanzas Inlet When: Thu, June 8, 9am – 11am Time:  9am – 11am Where:Matanzas Inlet West Parking Lot, s 32080, 8655 A1A S,St Augustine, FL 32080 Description:  Join Peggy of the St. Johns County Audubon as we walk the shore of Matanzas Inlet looking for nesting Wilson's Plovers and Least Terns. Meet at Matanzas Inlet Riverside parking lot, A1A South, just before the Matanzas Inlet Bridge on the west (right) side of the road. Wear comfortable walking shoes. Bring sunscreen, hat, binoculars, water, and an eagerness to look for unusual birds in the area. Let's help Peggy with her monthly data on the birds that frequent this Critical Wildlife Area designated by the FWC.
  • 06/10/2017 10:00 am - 06/10/2017 12:00 pm

    The St. Johns Chapter of the Catholic Writers Guild (CWG) invites aspiring writers, poets, composers, musicians & all interested other artists to join us for our monthly meeting on Saturday, June 10 from 10:00 am to noon in the school auditorium at St. Paul’s Church, Riverside, 2609 Park Street, Jacksonville, Florida 32204.

     

    Featured Speaker – Bart Price

     

    Topic – Appreciating the Beauty and Power of Poetry. 

  • 06/10/2017 7:00 pm - 06/10/2017 9:00 pm
    It is a race with a sweet reward; the Run for the Pies hosted by 1st Place Sports. The run, which is on June 10 at The Jacksonville Landing, was started in 1979 and includes a Nike Championship Race and an Open 5K. All runners have the chance to win money, awards and pies. The entrance fee is $30 from June 1 through June 9 and $35 on the day of the race. Runners can register at  http://1stplacesports.com/races/pies/.   The Nike Championship Race is open only to those elite runners who have hit certain times in a 5K within the last year. For men, they must have run a 5K under 17 minutes and women will have had to run a 5K under 20 minutes. Nike running shoes will be given to each man who breaks 16:15 and each female who breaks 19:00. This race gets underway at 7 p.m. and the course is five loops, which makes it ideal for spectating.   The Open 5K is open to all runners and walkers, except those who participated in the Nike Championship Race. The run begins at 7:30 p.m. and all finishers will receive a custom designed medal. Awards will be presented to the top three finishers in each age group. Organizers will be handing out 200 pies to men who finish under 20 minutes and females who finish under 24 minutes, while the pies last. After the race, stick around for the block party, which begins at 8 p.m. and includes free beer for the runners and a pie eating contest. 1st Place Sports will also be hosting a huge raffle with a chance to win prizes including running clothes, running shoes, bags, and more. Run for the Pies is a grand prix event. Sponsors include Nike, Tropical Smoothie Café, Moe’s Southwest Grille, Massage Envy, Montoya & Associates, Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute, Admira Dentistry, Orange Theory Fitness, Publix and WJXT.
  • 06/20/2017 9:00 am - 06/20/2017 11:00 am

    BIRD STEWARDSHIP TRAINING

    Date:

    Tue, 06/20/2017 - 9:00am

                                                                                                                                                                                         Venue or organization: St Johns County Audubon

    The training includes a short meeting in the shade at the concession stand. Then we will go out to the beach. Please be prepared for walking on the beach. Bring plenty of water, sunscreen and I would encourage a hat. If you have binoculars, those might be helpful as well.

    Website:

    http://www.stjohnsaudubon.com/
  • 06/24/2017 10:00 am - 06/24/2017 9:30 pm
    Event Name: Freedom Festival   Location: Orange Park Mall, 1910 Wells Rd, Orange Park, FL 32073   Event Date: Saturday, June 24, 10 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.   Phone: (904) 269-9413   URL: http://orangeparkmall.com/events-news/event/freedom-festival-w-food-truck-wars  
  • 07/30/2017 4:00 pm - 07/30/2017 11:00 pm
    ROOTS REGGAE BAND REBELUTION TO BRING THEIR “GOOD VIBES SUMMER TOUR 2017” FEATURING NAHKO AND MEDICINE FOR THE PEOPLE, COLLIE BUDDZ, HIRIE AND DJ MACKLE LIVE AT THE ST. AUGUSTINE AMPHITHEATRE JULY 30, 2017 Roots reggae heroes Rebelution return to the St. Augustine Amphitheatre with their “Good Vibes Summer Tour 2017” featuring special guests Nahko and Medicine for the People, Collie Buddz, Hirie and guest DJ Mackle spinning in between sets on Sunday, July 30. Tickets for Rebelutions’s “Good Vibes Summer Tour 2017” will go on sale to the general public on Thursday, February 16 at 1 p.m. Tickets for Rebelution “Good Vibes Summer Tour 2017” with guests Nahko and Medicine for the People, Collie Buddz, Hirie and DJ Mackle will go on sale Thursday, February 16 at 1 p.m. at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre and Ponte Vedra Concert Hall Box Offices. Save on fees by purchasing tickets at the Box Office, walk around the venue and have first pick when tickets go on sale at 1 p.m. Tickets will also be available at ticketmaster.com, all authorized TicketMaster outlets or by phone at 800-745-3000. SHOW: Rebelution “GoodVibes Summer Tour 2017” featuring guests Nahko and Medicine for the People, Collie Buddz, Hirie and DJ Mackle VENUE: St. Augustine Amphitheatre DATE: Sunday, July 30, 2017 TIME: Doors 4:00pm / Show 5:20pm ADMISSION: $25.00 – Early Bird General Admission Ticket $35.00 – Advance General Admission Ticket $40.00 – Day of Show General Admission Ticket WEBSITE: www.rebelutionmusic.com; www.staugamphitheatre.com
  • 08/12/2017 10:00 am - 08/12/2017 12:00 pm
    The St. Johns Chapter of the Catholic Writers Guild (CWG) invites aspiring writers, poets, composers, musicians & all interested other artists to join us for our monthly meeting on Saturday, August 12 from 10:00 am to noon in the school auditorium at St. Paul’s Church, Riverside, 2609 Park Street, Jacksonville, Florida 32204.   Featured Speaker – Paula Babadi   Topic – Blogging.  
  • 08/27/2017 7:00 pm - 08/27/2017 9:00 pm
    "Saint Augustine of Hippo as Depicted in Art" Sunday, August 27 7 to 9 p.m. Treasury on the Plaza 24 Cathedral Place St. Augustine, FL 32084 Discover the fascinating art and imagery inspired by Saint Augustine of Hippo. Join internationally acclaimed art historian Elizabeth Lev as she takes viewers on an artistic journey through the ages, while exploring the life and writings of one of the most influential Christian theologians in history. Dr. Elizabeth Lev lives and teaches Art History in Rome. A prolific writer and popular speaker, she has presented a TED talk on the Sistine Chapel and has appeared on ABC Nightline, The Today Show, and The History Channel's "Museum Secrets" series. Click here to learn more about Dr. Lev. Admission is free.  Limited Seating.  Free Parking at Cathedral Parish School, 259 St. George Street.
  • 09/01/2017 - 10/01/2017 All day
    The St. Augustine Art Association turns the tables on museum etiquette this month by inviting visitors to touch the artwork! The 16th Annual Tactile Art Show will be on display at 22 Marine Street, September 1 - October 1, 2017.  The exhibit of all touchable art includes sculptures, woodworks, mixed media, ceramics, fiber pieces and interactive art created by professional and emerging artists. Each piece has a Braille sign, produced by students from Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB), under the direction of Nancy Berger, Braille Specialist. The 16th Annual Tactile Art Show is open free to the public.  St. Augustine Art Association gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. and on Sundays, 2 to 5 p.m.  Group tours are available by calling (904) 824-2310.  For more information about TOUCH St.Augustine, visit www.touchstaugustine.com or call (904) 824-2310.
  • 09/05/2017 6:00 pm - 09/05/2017 8:00 pm
    Three Town Hall meetings have been scheduled to discuss potential Attendance Zoning changes for the two new K-8 Schools currently under construction and opening for the 2018-2019 School Year.  K-8 School KK is located at 2135 Palm Valley Road, Ponte Vedra, FL, 32081 and is being constructed using monies from the school impact fees, school proportionate share mitigation fees and the half-cent sales tax passed in November 2015.  K-8 School LL is located at 1365 Shetland Drive, St. Johns, FL, 32259 and is being constructed using monies from half-cent sales tax.  Other possible attendance zone changes relate to Heritage Park located off of Woodlawn Road and the Sawmill Landing development located off of SR 207, both in St. Augustine.   The meetings will take place as follows:
    • Tuesday, September 5 at 6 p.m. at Creekside High School, located at 100 Knights Lane, St. Johns, FL 32259
    • Thursday, September 7 at 6 p.m. at Valley Ridge Academy, located at 105 Greenleaf Drive, Ponte Vedra, FL  32081
    • Thursday, September 14 at 6 p.m. at First Coast Technical College, Building C, located at 2980 Collins Avenue, St. Augustine, FL  32084
      The same information will be discussed at all three meetings.  School Board members and district staff will be in attendance and there will be opportunities for public comment.   Proposals are currently being developed and could impact attendance zones and students at Cunningham Creek Elementary, Durbin Creek Elementary, Fruit Cove Middle School, Alice B. Landrum Middle School, Otis A. Mason Elementary School, R.J. Murray Middle School, Ocean Palms Elementary, Palencia Elementary School, Pacetti Bay Middle School, Patriot Oaks Academy, Sebastian Middle School, Switzerland Point Middle School and Valley Ridge Academy.
  • 09/06/2017 5:00 pm - 09/06/2017 7:30 pm
    The St. Johns County School District (SJCSD) will hold its annual College and Career Night Wednesday, September 6 from 5 - 7:30 p.m. in the gymnasium at St. Augustine High School located at 3205 Varella Avenue, St. Augustine. College and Career Night provides an excellent opportunity for St. Johns County high school students from both public and private schools to receive firsthand information on post-secondary educational opportunities. Representatives from over 75 colleges, universities, armed services, career institutes and trade schools will be available from 6 – 7:30 p.m. Families will find an increased presence of representatives with a focus on meeting their student’s diverse needs and expectations. The latest information on topics such as the college admissions process, college transition, scholarship and financial aid will also be available during information sessions from 5 – 7 p.m. While this event traditionally focuses on juniors and seniors, underclassmen are also encouraged to attend. Many colleges have very selective admissions criteria and students should start planning early. “We are delighted to provide an opportunity for families to meet with post-secondary representatives from across the state and the nation without having to travel outside of our county,” said Denise Sumerix, director for Guidance and Programs of Choice. “I love seeing the excitement that this event creates for our students as they explore their many options and renew their focus on goals.” The event is presented by the SJCSD Department of Guidance and Programs of Choice. For more information, please contact your school’s guidance department, visit the website at www.stjohns.k12.fl.us/gpc/college/ or call Dana Chapman, Dept. of Guidance and Programs of Choice, at (904) 547-7754.
  • 09/07/2017 6:00 pm - 09/07/2017 8:00 pm
    Three Town Hall meetings have been scheduled to discuss potential Attendance Zoning changes for the two new K-8 Schools currently under construction and opening for the 2018-2019 School Year.  K-8 School KK is located at 2135 Palm Valley Road, Ponte Vedra, FL, 32081 and is being constructed using monies from the school impact fees, school proportionate share mitigation fees and the half-cent sales tax passed in November 2015.  K-8 School LL is located at 1365 Shetland Drive, St. Johns, FL, 32259 and is being constructed using monies from half-cent sales tax.  Other possible attendance zone changes relate to Heritage Park located off of Woodlawn Road and the Sawmill Landing development located off of SR 207, both in St. Augustine.   The meetings will take place as follows:
    • Tuesday, September 5 at 6 p.m. at Creekside High School, located at 100 Knights Lane, St. Johns, FL 32259
    • Thursday, September 7 at 6 p.m. at Valley Ridge Academy, located at 105 Greenleaf Drive, Ponte Vedra, FL  32081
    • Thursday, September 14 at 6 p.m. at First Coast Technical College, Building C, located at 2980 Collins Avenue, St. Augustine, FL  32084
      The same information will be discussed at all three meetings.  School Board members and district staff will be in attendance and there will be opportunities for public comment.   Proposals are currently being developed and could impact attendance zones and students at Cunningham Creek Elementary, Durbin Creek Elementary, Fruit Cove Middle School, Alice B. Landrum Middle School, Otis A. Mason Elementary School, R.J. Murray Middle School, Ocean Palms Elementary, Palencia Elementary School, Pacetti Bay Middle School, Patriot Oaks Academy, Sebastian Middle School, Switzerland Point Middle School and Valley Ridge Academy.
  • 09/08/2017 9:00 am - 09/08/2017 10:00 am
    Music: Mini Moments at JCDS! September 8, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Come gather round the drums! This developmental music and movement class will have you and your child singing, dancing, and learning to make rhythmic and tonal patterns, playing instruments, and using fun props together with music. Designed for two and three-year-olds along with a parent or caregiver, Mini-Moments are your chance to participate in an interactive event with your child, make new friends, and learn about our school. This is a free event but space is limited. For more information or to RSVP, please email admissions@jcds.com. Location:  Jacksonville Country Day School, 10063 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, FL  32256; (904) 641-6644
  • 09/14/2017 6:00 pm - 09/14/2017 8:00 pm
    Three Town Hall meetings have been scheduled to discuss potential Attendance Zoning changes for the two new K-8 Schools currently under construction and opening for the 2018-2019 School Year.  K-8 School KK is located at 2135 Palm Valley Road, Ponte Vedra, FL, 32081 and is being constructed using monies from the school impact fees, school proportionate share mitigation fees and the half-cent sales tax passed in November 2015.  K-8 School LL is located at 1365 Shetland Drive, St. Johns, FL, 32259 and is being constructed using monies from half-cent sales tax.  Other possible attendance zone changes relate to Heritage Park located off of Woodlawn Road and the Sawmill Landing development located off of SR 207, both in St. Augustine.   The meetings will take place as follows:
    • Tuesday, September 5 at 6 p.m. at Creekside High School, located at 100 Knights Lane, St. Johns, FL 32259
    • Thursday, September 7 at 6 p.m. at Valley Ridge Academy, located at 105 Greenleaf Drive, Ponte Vedra, FL  32081
    • Thursday, September 14 at 6 p.m. at First Coast Technical College, Building C, located at 2980 Collins Avenue, St. Augustine, FL  32084
      The same information will be discussed at all three meetings.  School Board members and district staff will be in attendance and there will be opportunities for public comment.   Proposals are currently being developed and could impact attendance zones and students at Cunningham Creek Elementary, Durbin Creek Elementary, Fruit Cove Middle School, Alice B. Landrum Middle School, Otis A. Mason Elementary School, R.J. Murray Middle School, Ocean Palms Elementary, Palencia Elementary School, Pacetti Bay Middle School, Patriot Oaks Academy, Sebastian Middle School, Switzerland Point Middle School and Valley Ridge Academy.
  • 09/21/2017 6:30 pm - 09/21/2017 7:30 pm
    A CLASSIC THEATRE HOSTS GATHERING  St. Augustine, FL__ ACT is hosting their annual Gathering on Thursday, September 21 at 6:30-7:30pm at the Art Studio located at 370 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach. www.beachartstudio.com/ All those interested in the theater in St. Augustine are cordially invited to come out and meet us…old friends, new friends…all are welcome.  Refreshments and snacks will be served along with introductions to A Classic Theatre’s Board of Directors and its new president, Kathryn Masters. You will also get first glimpse of ACT’s plans for the 2017-18 season. This is an opportunity to come out and get connected with ACT.  There are opportunities for actors, directors, stage managers, backstage helpers and front-of-the-house volunteers. Questions?  Contact us at aclassictheatre@hotmail.com.  Check us out at www.aclassictheatre.org
  • 09/23/2017 1:00 pm - 09/23/2017 5:00 pm
    Freedom Boat Club will host the fifth annual Boat-A-Bration on Saturday, Sept. 23 Freedom Boat Club is hosting Boat-A-Bration at Julington Creek Marina on Saturday, Sept. 23. The customer appreciation event will be held on from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. This is the fifth year the boating club has invited everyone out to the raft-up in front of Julington Creek Marina at 12807 San Jose Blvd. “This is just a great way for everyone to get together, but we want to remind everyone to take caution on the water and watch out for debris from the hurricane,” said Lisa Almeida, co-owner of Freedom Boat Club Jacksonville and St. Augustine. “The raft-up will coincide with our New Boater Experience Day, when we invite the public to come out and enjoy a free boat ride with us.” The 2017 Boat-A-Bration will feature a raft-up, live music from the Big Jeff Band on a floating stage, plus refreshments. Freedom Boat Club is also hosting the New Boater Experience Day, which is a free event open to the public. It features free boat rides and refreshments at the dock from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., including rides on the Freedom Boat Hut, Freedom Boat Club’s floating tiki bar. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/289267598214890 or contact Lisa the Boatanista at 904-588-2417 or l.almeida@freedomboatclub.com.
  • 09/28/2017 6:30 pm - 09/28/2017 8:30 pm
    A CLASSIC THEATRE AUDITIONS ACT will hold auditions for the first two productions of the 2017-18 season on Thursday, September 28 at 6:30pm and Saturday, September 30 at 1:00pm at the St. Augustine Beach City Hall Community Room, 2200 A1A South (at A1A and 16th Street), St. Augustine Beach Be prepared to read from the script.  Bring a current headshot and resume.   “The Real Housewives of Tennessee (Williams)” Conceived and directed by Kathryn Masters Production Scheduled for: Early December 2017 Roles for:  Male and Female Adult Actors Two acts of selections from Williams’ one-acts which feature Williams’ wonderfully complex women.   “Intimate Apparel” by Lynn Nottage Production Scheduled for February 2018 Roles for 2 M 4 F Esther, African American, mid-30’s Mrs. Dickson, African American, 50’s Mrs. Van Buren, Caucasian American 30’s Mayme, African American, 30’s Mr. Marks, Romanian Orthodox Jewish immigrant George, Barbadian immigrant, 30’s   ACT is also seeking those interested in working with us as directors, stage help, stage managers, costume coordinators, and anyone who has muscle…a truck…and time on their hands for occasional physical workouts in loading in and setting up lighting equipment in the performance venues.   If you have questions, email us at aclassictheatre@hotmail.com. www.aclassictheatre.org
  • 09/30/2017 - 10/01/2017 All day
    2017 St Johns River Bartram Frolic on the Riverfront in Palatka, Florida September 30 and October 1 Celebrate the fabulous St. Johns River and the 243rd anniversary of William Bartram's visit to Palatka. In the fall of 1774 William Bartram experienced what is known as the Indian Frolic at Spalding’s Lower Store. His 9-month stay on his favorite river in Putnam County is documented in Bartram’s masterpiece Travels. The annual St. Johns River Bartram Frolic on Palatka’s riverfront will celebrate our National Heritage River, the Bartram National Recreation Trail in Putnam County, and offer our county as a historic eco-tourism and recreation destination. For more information, visit us on the web at bartram.putnam-fl.com or call (386) 326-2704
  • 09/30/2017 9:00 am - 09/30/2017 3:00 pm
    11th Annual Holiday Shopper’s Expo Saturday, September 30, 2017 9 am – 3 pm FREE Admission   San Juan del Rio Parish 1718 State Road 13 Saint Johns, Florida 32259   Sponsored by the SJDR Ladies Auxiliary
  • 09/30/2017 1:00 pm - 09/30/2017 3:00 pm
    A CLASSIC THEATRE AUDITIONS   ACT will hold auditions for the first two productions of the 2017-18 season on Thursday, September 28 at 6:30pm and Saturday, September 30 at 1:00pm at the St. Augustine Beach City Hall Community Room, 2200 A1A South (at A1A and 16th Street), St. Augustine Beach   Be prepared to read from the script.  Bring a current headshot and resume.   “The Real Housewives of Tennessee (Williams)” Conceived and directed by Kathryn Masters Production Scheduled for: Early December 2017 Roles for:  Male and Female Adult Actors Two acts of selections from Williams’ one-acts which feature Williams’ wonderfully complex women.   “Intimate Apparel” by Lynn Nottage Production Scheduled for February 2018 Roles for 2 M 4 F Esther, African American, mid-30’s Mrs. Dickson, African American, 50’s Mrs. Van Buren, Caucasian American 30’s Mayme, African American, 30’s Mr. Marks, Romanian Orthodox Jewish immigrant George, Barbadian immigrant, 30’s   ACT is also seeking those interested in working with us as directors, stage help, stage managers, costume coordinators, and anyone who has muscle…a truck…and time on their hands for occasional physical workouts in loading in and setting up lighting equipment in the performance venues.   If you have questions, email us at aclassictheatre@hotmail.com. www.aclassictheatre.org
  • 10/07/2017 8:00 am - 10/07/2017 1:00 pm
    FALL Cormorant Landing COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE Saturday, October 7th,  8 am-1pm.  Located off Marbon Road, 9/10th of a mile east from San Jose Blvd. Front Gate access opens at 7:50 am. Come find some wonderful treasures!
  • 10/20/2017 - 10/22/2017 All day
    October 20 - 22, 2017 Enjoy carnival rides, midway games, a rummage sale, food and more at the 2017 San Juan del Rio Fall Festival! Free and open to the public; ride tickets, game tickets and food available for purchase at the event. For more information, please visit our website sanjuandr.wixsite.com/fallfestival or Facebook www.facebook.com/SJDRFallFestival.
  • 10/20/2017 9:00 am - 10/20/2017 10:00 am
    PE: Mini Moments at JCDS! October 20, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Let’s get physical! This energizing movement class uses a variety of materials (balls, hula hoops, tumbling mats, etc.) to help develop gross motor skills. Designed for two and three-year-olds along with a parent or caregiver, Mini-Moments are your chance to participate in an interactive event with your child, make new friends, and learn about our school. This is a free event but space is limited. For more information or to RSVP, please email admissions@jcds.com. Location:  Jacksonville Country Day School, 10063 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, FL  32256; (904) 641-6644
  • 11/10/2017 9:00 am - 11/10/2017 10:00 am
    Storytime: Mini Moments at JCDS! November 10, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Reading rocks! You and your child will enjoy stories, songs, puppets, shaky eggs and much more! Come join us for a relaxing, fun morning in this age appropriate storytime class. Designed for two and three-year-olds along with a parent or caregiver, Mini-Moments are your chance to participate in an interactive event with your child, make new friends, and learn about our school. This is a free event but space is limited. For more information or to RSVP, please email admissions@jcds.com. Location:  Jacksonville Country Day School, 10063 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, FL  32256; (904) 641-6644
  • 01/15/2018 7:00 pm - 01/15/2018 8:30 pm
    Address: Beaches Baptist Hospital on 13th (In the Wilson Epstein Building - rear entrance), EVERY Monday from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Email: Cgsm13@yahoo.com
  • 01/17/2018 12:00 pm - 01/17/2018 1:00 pm
    Medtronic Leaders Toastmasters Club
    Address: Nelson Auditorium, 6621 Charing St. Jacksonville, Fl. 32216, EVERY Wednesday from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. Email: Cgsm13@yahoo.com
  • 02/16/2018 9:00 am - 02/16/2018 10:00 am
    Learning Centers: Mini Moments at JCDS! February 16, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Play in Pre-K! You and your child will have the chance to explore different materials in an open center time just like the children do in the Pre-K classes at JCDS. There will be light exploration, artistic centers, building centers and more!  Designed for two and three-year-olds along with a parent or caregiver, Mini-Moments are your chance to participate in an interactive event with your child, make new friends, and learn about our school. This is a free event but space is limited. For more information or to RSVP, please email admissions@jcds.com. Location:  Jacksonville Country Day School, 10063 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, FL  32256; (904) 641-6644
  • 03/09/2018 9:00 am - 03/09/2018 10:00 am
    Art: Mini Moments at JCDS! March 9, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Let’s get artsy! This art class will educate you and your child about a famous artist while experimenting with different materials in a developmentally friendly way to create a beautiful art piece inspired by that artist.  Designed for two and three-year-olds along with a parent or caregiver, Mini-Moments are your chance to participate in an interactive event with your child, make new friends, and learn about our school. This is a free event but space is limited. For more information or to RSVP, please email admissions@jcds.com. Location:  Jacksonville Country Day School, 10063 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, FL  32256; (904) 641-6644
  • 04/20/2018 9:00 am - 04/20/2018 10:00 am
    Yoga: Mini Moments at JCDS! April 20, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Namaste… Come enjoy a different spin on yoga with your child. This children’s yoga class includes songs and stories while learning some of the basics of yoga practice.  Designed for two and three-year-olds along with a parent or caregiver, Mini-Moments are your chance to participate in an interactive event with your child, make new friends, and learn about our school. This is a free event but space is limited. For more information or to RSVP, please email admissions@jcds.com. Location:  Jacksonville Country Day School, 10063 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, FL  32256; (904) 641-6644  
  • 08/25/2018 10:00 am - 08/25/2018 1:00 pm

    Date: Saturday, August 25, 2018

    Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm

    Location: 100 Kayak Way, St. Augustine, FL 32092

    RSVP: www.shearwaterliving.com

    Shearwater, the new master-planned community off C.R. 210 in northern St. Johns County, is hosting a grand opening event to celebrate the official opening of The Falls neighborhood and amenities. This event is open to the public and will include a wide variety of family-friendly activities such as riding in a hot air balloon, watching the World Famous Frisbee Dog Show, and shopping for local goods at the on-site Farmer’s Market.

    Shearwater’s newest neighborhood, The Falls, offers several new amenities and homes from two renowned homebuilders, Dream Finders Homes and David Weekley Homes. The Falls features extensive nature trails, a four-acre activity park and Shearwater’s first community garden and dog parks.

    Full List of Activities:

    • Hot air balloon rides
    • The World-Famous Frisbee Dog Show
    • Farmer’s market
    • Live music
    • Rock wall
    • Face painter and caricaturist
    • Juggler and stilt walker
    • Giveaways
    • Tours of the model homes

  • 10/17/2018 9:00 am - 10/17/2018 11:00 am
    Learn the ins and outs of saltwater fishing in Florida. Sign up for one class or attend the whole series. Bring your own gear and learn while you fish. This program is FREE. For more information, contact Kelly Ussia at (904) 209-0335 or kussia@sjcfl.us. All participants must have a Saltwater Shoreline License, a free license from FWC. Evenbrite is required. Wednesdays from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Oct. 17: Casting Oct. 24: How to assemble a fishing rig Oct. 31: How to pick a good fishing spot Nov. 7: Traps and nets Nov. 14: Cooking your catch
  • 10/17/2018 9:00 am - 10/17/2018 11:00 am
    We are dedicated to working with Captain Adam Morley to clean up the wading bird habitat and feeding grounds along the Intracoastal Waterway on the Litter Gitter. Trash bags and grabbers are provided, but please bring your own work gloves, bug spray, sunscreen, and (reusable) water bottle. We recommend rubber boots or water shoes, as we wade through shallow water to pick up along the spoil islands in the marshes. RSVP Required to Marcy Brenner at marcyjbrenner@me.com  or stjohnsaudubonsociety@gmail.com or (Tel.) 401-441-9263
  • 10/24/2018 8:00 am - 10/30/2018 4:00 pm
    WHAT:          Hurricane Michael Goods and Donation Drive; Family Support Services of North Florida (FSSNF) and Children’s Home Society of Florida (CHS) kick off drive to help foster families and case management staff at Big Bend Community Based Care WHERE:       Drop off location: Children's Home Society of Florida located at 3027 San Diego Road, Jacksonville FL 32207. WHO:             Family Support Services of North Florida                         Children’s Home Society of Florida, Northeast Florida                         Big Bend Community Based Care  WHEN:          Wednesday, October 17, 2018 through Tuesday, October 30, 2018 Please email or call the above contact for media interviews. JACKSONVILLE, FL - THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2018: In a response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Michael, Family Support Services of North Florida and Children’s Home Society of Florida have teamed up to host a supply drive to benefit foster families, children and case management staff affiliated with Big Bend Community Based Care (BBCBC) who were affected by the storm. Big Bend Community Based Care is the FSS counterpart, serving foster families and children in northwest Florida. Many of its foster families and staff have been displaced. To support BBCBC, Family Support Services and Children’s Home Society of Florida have asked the northeast Florida community to contribute by donating the supplies listed below: Bath-sized towels and washcloths Gift cards Children’s shoes (all sizes) Socks (all sizes) Paper goods (toilet paper, plates, paper towel, bowls, cutlery) Air mattresses (twin and full) Sheets and pillowcases Comforters/pillows Sleeping bags Toiletries (deodorant, toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap, shampoo, conditioner, brushes, ETC) Food/drinks (self-opening canned goods, sealed crackers, peanut butter, chips and snacks, non-chocolate candy, individual juices (no refrigeration needed), powdered drink mix) Garbage bags Diapers/Pull-ups (all sizes/ages) Baby wipes Coloring/activity books/crayons (for kids) Batteries (C, D and AA) First-aid kits Flashlights Coolers (small) Ziploc bags (all sizes) Cleaning supplies (Clorox Wipes, Bleach, mops, Pine Sol or Lysol) Hand sanitizer Laundry Detergent/dryer sheets Donations can be dropped off at Children's Home Society of Florida located at 3027 San Diego Road, Jacksonville FL 32207 Monday through Friday, 10 am to 4 pm at the Andrews Center - Building D onsite at CHS. If community members would like to contribute monetary donations that go directly to foster care youth and families in need in the affected areas, they can go to: http://flchildren.org/hurricanerelief/ Please call FSSNF at 904-418-5837 for any additional information. FSS is the lead agency for foster care, adoption and family preservation in Duval and Nassau counties. For more information about FSS, visit www.fssjax.org.
  • 10/24/2018 9:00 am - 10/24/2018 11:00 am
    Learn the ins and outs of saltwater fishing in Florida. Sign up for one class or attend the whole series. Bring your own gear and learn while you fish. This program is FREE. For more information, contact Kelly Ussia at (904) 209-0335 or kussia@sjcfl.us. All participants must have a Saltwater Shoreline License, a free license from FWC. Evenbrite is required. Wednesdays from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Oct. 17: Casting Oct. 24: How to assemble a fishing rig Oct. 31: How to pick a good fishing spot Nov. 7: Traps and nets Nov. 14: Cooking your catch
  • 10/25/2018 4:00 pm - 10/25/2018 6:00 pm
    Hi Family and Friends! I would love it if you could join us in celebrating the GRAND OPENING of Durbin Creek Animal Hospital next Thursday, October 25 from 4:00pm - 6:00pm featuring snacks, trick or treating, and you can enter to win giveaways! Invitation attached. Dr. Hugh is a Jacksonville native, long time emergency veterinarian who has treated black bear attacks, smoke inhalation from animals in burning homes, and ingestions resulting in emergency surgeries. He's thrilled to serve the local community with his day practice off Racetrack Road near Nocatee. He's also my sweet husband! You're also invited to enter the inaugural Durbin Creek Animal Hospital pet costume contest! Email your photos of your pet in costume to durbincreekvetstaff@gmail.com. Please let me know if you’re able to make it to the GRAND OPENING! Kindly reply by October 23rd. Thank you so much, Terri Mashour
  • 10/27/2018 9:00 am - 10/27/2018 10:30 am
    Join PGA Professional Tommy Aycock and teaching professional Bernadette Twardy for our weekly Saturday morning clinic with a special focus on Finish What You Started from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at St. Johns Golf Club including weight transfer and body rotations to finish the swing in a balanced position. From beginner to seasoned veteran, all skill levels are welcome. The cost for this clinic is $15 per person (cash or check preferred). In order to register for this event, please visit our Eventbrite page.
  • 10/27/2018 10:00 am - 10/27/2018 12:00 pm
    Learn about traditionally used herbs to promote wellness and health as well as how to create your own tinctures, teas, salves and more! Includes guides, yummy herbal snacks such as healing pesto and dill basil spread with organic wheat crackers and fresh lavender lemonade and fun informative lecture at our beautiful lakeside retreat. We will also enjoy and learn how to make an Immune Soup. Pre Registration required; phone/text-386-972-1891
  • 10/27/2018 11:00 am - 10/27/2018 6:00 pm
    University of Florida Black Alumni to Host Florida-Georgia Tailgate JACKSONVILLE, FL – The University of Florida Association of Black Alumni Jacksonville chapter (UF ABA Jax) will host its first FREE Gator Nation tailgate and watch party on Saturday, October 27, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The event will take place at the Veterans Memorial Arena plaza, the official site of the University of Florida Alumni Tailgating. Our gathering will be set up near the main entrance doors on A. Philip Randolph Blvd. This party is open to the public. BYOB and lawn chairs, play yard games, dominoes, dance, win Gator swag and more. Cherry's Seafood (The Red Truck) and My Season's Barbeque food trucks will be on site. We will have a TV to watch the game when it kicks-off at 3 p.m. UF ABA Jax is offering parking spaces for purchase at $70.00 each, located within a 10 minute walk from our tailgate. Please buy in advance by emailing Marques Wilkes at ufabajax@gmail.com. We will not sell spaces on game-day. For media access on game-day, please contact Publicity Chair Carla Jones at 904-504-8816. University of Florida Association of Black Alumni - Jacksonville an affiliate of the University of Florida Alumni Association Follow us on social media: Facebook - Facebook Page @UFABAJax Instagram - Instagram Page @UFABAJax Carla Jones Entrepreneur Journalist/Publicist C: 904-504-8816
  • 10/31/2018 9:00 am - 10/31/2018 11:00 am
    Learn the ins and outs of saltwater fishing in Florida. Sign up for one class or attend the whole series. Bring your own gear and learn while you fish. This program is FREE. For more information, contact Kelly Ussia at (904) 209-0335 or kussia@sjcfl.us. All participants must have a Saltwater Shoreline License, a free license from FWC. Evenbrite is required. Wednesdays from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Oct. 17: Casting Oct. 24: How to assemble a fishing rig Oct. 31: How to pick a good fishing spot Nov. 7: Traps and nets Nov. 14: Cooking your catch
  • 11/01/2018 8:00 am - 11/15/2018 4:00 pm
    The JCA Discover Culture Festival is from November 1-15 and features best-selling authors, award winning films and programs for the entire community. Please see attached updated releasel. We’ve added a program featuring the short film, “Daughter of the Holocaust,” by Dan Kossoff which was created to play at the Cummer Gallery in conjunction with their month-long exhibit of Israeli photographer Vardi Kahana’s groundbreaking show. Thank you and have a great day! Iman Byfield Director of Communications Jewish Community Alliance 904-730-2100 ext. 223
  • 11/04/2018 7:00 am - 11/04/2018 5:00 pm
    Event week is here and we can't wait to see everyone on Sunday for the 7th Annual Spoonbills & Sprockets Cycling Tour! If you haven't registered, don't worry. This year there is no price bump or last minute costs as we welcome you to the most beautiful ride along Florida's coast. From the kickoff at Moonrise Brewing Company in Palm Coast's European Village on Saturday to the post ride celebration at Marineland Dolphin Adventure on Sunday, this year's ride is guaranteed to wow you from start to finish! Visit us at www.scenica1a.org to find out more about who we are, what we do or visit www.spoonbillsandsprockets.com for direct registration. This year's ride is dedicated to raising funds for our annual Kids Ocean Day event each spring and the Vilano to Mickler's Beach multi-use trail project, so you know it's always for a great cause! See you soon!
  • 11/07/2018 11:30 am - 11/07/2018 1:00 pm
    FIRST WEDNESDAY SPEAKER SERIES LUNCHEON

    Trust in Government: Hope or Hopeless?

    Join us on November 7 to hear from Carla Miller, Director, Jacksonville Ethics Commission Carla Miller is director of the Jacksonville Ethics Commission and the founder and president of City Ethics, an organization devoted to the establishment of local government ethics programs across the world. Carla is a former federal prosecutor in the Middle District of Florida where she handled political corruption cases, including the prosecution of the President Pro Tem of the Florida Senate. She has worked for over 20 years to build a strong ethics program in Jacksonville, Florida. She was Chair of the local Ethics Commission, helped to draft the City’s first ethics code, served as its first Ethics Officer (as a volunteer), fought for (and won) independence for the Ethics Commission; drafted a successful referendum to establish an Inspector General system; and handled thousands of calls on an ethics hotline. She has been the City’s Ethics Director since 2007.  From 2013-2015, Carla was a Network Fellow at the Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University where she developed ethics training programs for municipalities and participated in various research projects. Where: Season's 52 at the St. Johns Town Center 5096 Big Island Dr., Jacksonville, FL 32246. When: Wednesday, November 7, from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm RSVP to Nora Manahan: dnmanahan@comcast.net or 904 476-6443 by November 4. Cost: $20 cash or check only please Reserve your seat today and please forward!! 
  • 11/10/2018 All day
    Peterbrooke Chocolatier Partners with Mason’s Voice in Fight Against Spina Bifida - Ten Percent of every transaction across participating Peterbrooke Chocolatier’s Jacksonville, Fla. Locations on November 10th will be donated to Mason’s Voice – JACKSONVILLE, Fla., October 26, 2018 – Peterbrooke Chocolatier (Peterbrooke), the premiere Florida-based confectioner transforming the art of fine European chocolate making into a truly American experience, announced today that it has joined forces with Mason’s Voice to build awareness and raise funds in the fight against spina bifida. On November 10, 2018, all participating Peterbrooke Jacksonville locations will donate 10 percent of each transaction to Mason’s Voice, the Jacksonville-based foundation committed to bringing awareness to spina bifida, specifically surrounding the in-utero diagnosis of the disease, which is the most common permanently disabling birth defect in the United States. “There is no better way to give back and play a role in fighting this deadly disease than to indulge yourself, a friend, colleague or family member to an incredibly delicious chocolate treat from Peterbrooke Chocolatier,” said Jeff Smith, Peterbrooke Chocolatier’s chief operating officer. “This fundraising effort hits especially close to home as our Downtown Jacksonville Manager Linda Crout of more than ten years is the grandmother of Mason and knows all too well the devastating effects a spina bifida diagnosis can have on expecting parents and grandparents.” Peterbrooke’s traditional favorites such as decadent truffles, hand-made caramels, gelato and cherry cordials and specialties such as hand-dipped chocolate covered cookies, pretzels, scratch-made marshmallows, strawberries and the brand’s signature chocolate covered popcorn, among others, will all be available as part of the fundraising effort. Furthermore, Peterbrooke hopes to shed light on this serious and complex spinal cord birth defect that has an estimated prevalence of slightly over three cases per 10,000 births. “We are very pleased to join forces with a community partner such as Peterbrooke Chocolatier, “ said Louis Joseph, founder of Mason’s Voice and Mason’s father. “Through this type of commitment and partnership, we can work towards bridging the gap between the coordinated funding and research needed to enable better treatment options while empowering families and survivors. Furthermore, on this anniversary of our daughter Mason’s first fetal surgery, we’re gong to raise the funds needed to help send a struggling family to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, the preeminent center for spina bifida fetal diagnosis and treatment across the country.” Jacksonville residents Louis and Baylee Joseph established Mason’s Voice in 2018 following the successful in utero spina bifida surgery on their daughter Mason performed by the team at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Since the financial and emotional burden can be overwhelming for families leaving their jobs and lives behind for immediate treatment in just a week’s notice, Mason’s Voice was founded to help alleviate the stress and ease the economic strain on families that have to embark on such a life-changing journey. Furthermore, Peterbrooke is partnering with Mason’s Voice to host an all-you-can-eat BBQ fundraiser at Bartram Park in Jacksonville, Fla. on Saturday, November 10, 2018 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now for $40 each and include two drinks, lots of BBQ and a silent auction. For more information and to purchase tickets to the event, please visit 904Tix.com. About Peterbrooke Chocolatier Founded in 1983 in Jacksonville, Fla., Peterbrooke Chocolatier is a “neighborhood chocolate shop” offering a wide selection of European-styled handmade chocolates through a distinctly American experience. The first shop opened in Jacksonville’s historic San Marco neighborhood and today the brand has more than 20 locations throughout the Southeast, including Florida, Alabama and Georgia. The brand began franchising in 2006 and continues to focus on high-quality, delicious and beautiful chocolate creations that are perfect for personal or corporate gifts, custom baskets, private parties, and more. For more information or to find the nearest location, visit peterbrooke.com.
  • 11/10/2018 10:00 am - 11/10/2018 3:00 pm
    Compass Health your local agency for Florida Blue Need Insurance? Open Enrollment NOW Please join us for our Open House Saturday November 10, 2018 • 10:00am to 3:00pm
  • 11/10/2018 10:00 am - 11/10/2018 12:00 pm
    The Catholic Writers Guild, St. Johns Chapter will have its Monthly Meeting on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at St. Paul’s Church & School Auditorium at 2609 Park Street, Jacksonville, Florida 32204 from 10AM to 12 Noon. Anyone interested (including poets, fiction and non-fiction, screen play writers, musicians, artists, editors,  illustrators, etc.) is invited. First Hour – Critique Session Second hour – business – election of new officers. Refreshments served with a raffle. For further information contact R. T. Beaman at writerrod@comcast.net or P. Babadi at wordsbypaula@gmail.com. http://www.dosafl.com/bulletin
  • 11/10/2018 6:30 pm - 11/10/2018 8:30 pm
    Louis and I are so excited to Kickoff, our daughter, Mason’s fundraising platform. We are committed to bringing awareness to Spina Bifida, specifically surrounding the diagnosis in utero.
    Our story will become another families reality and this year on Mason’s 1st Fetal Surgery anniversary we are going to raise money to send to a family that will be making their journey to CHOP just like we did. The financial burden can be great for a family leaving their jobs and home behind in just a weeks notice. This contribution will hopefully relieve that stress so the family can focus on the journey they are going to embark on and the health of their twice born miracle. Please read our story below and help us spread awareness for these perfect babies that deserve every chance at life. http://www.chop.edu/stories/fetal-surgery-spina-bifida-mason-s-story Event Details: Saturday, November 10, 2018 6:30pm - 8:30pm Brewz - Bartram Park 150 tickets available (tickets will go on sale -October 10th) $40 includes : 2 drinks and an ALL YOU CAN EAT BBQ station from our friends at ABBQ Silent Auction We will also open a donation site for anyone that can not attend and would still like to contribute 2 weeks before the kickoff party. All proceeds will go directly to the family.

    Venue Information

    14866 Old St Augustine Rd #101 Jacksonville, FL 32258
  • 11/13/2018 9:00 am - 11/13/2018 11:00 am
    Learn the ins and outs of saltwater fishing off of our county ocean pier. The first program will focus on different rigs for pier fishing while the second program will teach participants about different bait to use. All ages are welcome. This FREE educational program will be held at the pier pavilion, but feel free to bring your own fishing gear to fish on the county pier after the program (fees apply). November 13 Fishing 101 Registration. November 27 Fishing 101 Registration. For more information, contact Donna Frantz at 904-209-0326 or dkfrantz@sjcfl.us.
  • 11/15/2018 2:00 pm - 11/15/2018 4:00 pm
    Discover how Florida native plants give your yard character, reduce maintenance, and provide environmental benefits. Get Real. Get to the River! November 15th at Trout Creek Park, 6795 Collier Rd, St. Augustine, from 2-4 PM. This program features the Beverly Fleming Landscape Awards, complete with before and after pics, and useful tips offering inspiration for your own yard. Fleming was devoted to St. Johns County and dedicated to preserving and maintaining Florida’s natural environment. Don’t miss the opportunity to witness horticultural excellence and learn how your landscape can flourish at a higher level. Only Florida native plants look and function like REAL Florida. This free program is open to the public and hosted by Native Plant Consulting and St. Johns County Parks and Recreation. For more information, go to www.nativeplantconsulting.com or call 904-671-2880. Renee Stambaugh 904-671-2880 www.nativeplantconsulting.com facebook.com/nativeplantconsulting
  • 11/17/2018 12:00 pm - 11/17/2018 2:00 pm
    The Archaeological Institute of America—Jacksonville Society will meet at noon on Nov. 17, 2018 in Building 51 at the University of North Florida to hear a lecture by Dr. Gregory Cook, a professor at the University of West Florida. His lecture is titled “Luna's Lost Ships: Updates on the Investigations of Three Vessels from the 1559 Colonization Fleet of Tristan de Luna"  This presentation will detail the finds and investigations of three shipwrecks in Pensacola Bay associated with the failed colonization attempt of Don Tristan de Luna in 1559.  These wreck sites are among the oldest in the United States, and along with the terrestrial settlement site located near the fleet, provide a rare look into Spanish colonization and life in the sixteenth century. The lecture is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be served afterwards in the Archaeology Lab.  On Saturday parking is free and the staff/faculty/vendor spaces are open to everyone. For more information, contact Melva Price at (904)241-9411 or go our website aiajax.org.
  • 11/22/2018 7:00 am - 11/22/2018 4:00 pm
    Welcome to JCP's inaugural "Doubles for Dreams" charity tournament. A fun filled tennis tournament benefitting Dreams Come True! The cost is $80 per player and includes at least 2 matches and plenty of fun, food, beverages and great player prizes including winner trophies! Great sponsorship and volunteer opportunites are also available. If you do not have a partner, sign up and you will be matched with a compatible player! More information available at: www.doublesfordreams.com Play Dates11/30/18 - 12/02/18Registration08/20/18 - 11/26/2018 11:59PM 350 Plantation Club Pkwy Fruit Cove,FL 32259
  • 12/01/2018 7:00 am - 12/02/2018 4:00 pm
    Would your child like to receive a phone call from Santa? Sign up now until December 7th and Old St. Nick will call and wish your little one a warm holiday greeting. Please visit our website to be added to the list or drop off the form at our offices. http://www.sjcfl.us/Recreation/Youth/media/santacalls2018.pdf  Drop Off: 2175 Mizell Rd., St. Augustine eMail: abrown@sjcfl.us Fax: (904) 209-0349 Call Ashley @ (904) 209-0379
  • 12/06/2018 6:00 pm - 12/06/2018 10:00 pm
    Jenna Alexander Announces Community Art Project Opening Stripes and Buns, featuring 220 local women and girls, opens Thursday, December 6th ST. AUGUSTINE, Florida (October 24, 2018) – Local artist Jenna Alexander announces the unveiling of her latest art series, Stripes and Buns, with an opening from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Thursday, December 6th at Gray 1908, home to Jenna Alexander Studio and Juniper Market at 73 San Marco Avenue in St. Augustine, Florida’s historic uptown neighborhood. “It started when I asked women in the community to come to my studio in their favorite striped shirt and bun on top of their head,” explained Jenna Alexander. “I love when people can connect over something as simple as a fashion trend or hairstyle and, clearly, others agreed. It took only 45 minutes to fill every time slot, and I photographed over 200 women and girls.” Inspired by a quote that hung in her childhood bathroom (“Here's to good women. May we know them, may we be them, may we raise them”) and the current social climate, Alexander set out to capture strong females of the First Coast. Out of the more than 200 photographs, Alexander chose 30 to transform into oil paintings. She’s also created a coffee table book for the series. “When each woman or girl came to my studio, I had them write in their own words the answer to the question: What do you think it means to be a good woman?” Alexander explains. “I took the paintings, photography, handwritten words, and gouache illustrations and put together a book that I hope will instill strength in future generations of strong women.” First edition, hardcover, and signed copies of Stripes and Buns: A Tribute To Good Women will be available ($65) for pre-order at jenna-alexander.com/product/stripesandbunsbook/ starting on November 15th as well as for sale at the opening of Jenna Alexander’s Stripes and Buns series on Thursday, December 6th. ABOUT JENNA ALEXANDER A St. Augustine, Florida based painter, photographer, and illustrator, Jenna Alexander describes her work as “simple, candid, airy, and beautiful.” Alexander’s previously released art series include Salt Run, Salt Run Silver, Naptime Botanicals, and the Even Me Project. When she’s not creating, Alexander spends time with her husband and two kids soaking up the Florida sun and hosting oyster roasts. Learn more at jenna-alexander.com and follow along on Instagram @jennaalexanderstudio * Photo captions in subject line of photos. Additional high-resolution photos available upon request.
  • 12/06/2018 6:00 pm - 12/06/2018 8:00 pm
    December 6th & 7th @ 6pm - Presented by Liberty Pines Academy  - Directed by Jill Herkel
  • 12/08/2018 10:00 am - 12/08/2018 11:00 am
    From broad leaf holly to needle leaf junipers, evergreens have so many applications in a Florida landscape. Join horticulturist Keith Fuller who will discuss varieties and uses of evergreens for the home garden. The event will be at Durbin Creek Nursery, 4286 Race Track Road, St Johns, FL 32259. Tel (904) 429-7297. Web: www.durbincreeknursery.com on Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 10:00 to 11:00am. The class is free and open to the public and will be held rain or shine. Light refreshments and door prizes. Directions:    From St Augustine, take US-1 North and take a left onto Race Track Road. Go approximately 4.6 miles; the nursery is on the left. If you pass D R Horton, you have gone too far. From Route CR-13, turn onto Race Track Road and go approximately 5 miles. The nursery is on the right, shortly after D R Horton. Questions? Call Jen Phillips at (904) 429-7297 or e-mail her at jen@durbincreeknursery.com .
  • 12/08/2018 11:00 am - 12/08/2018 2:00 pm
    St. Simons Island, GA (October 26, 2018) The historic King and Prince Hotel on St. Simons Island is hosting a ‘Teddy Bear Tea’ for children and adults on Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 11:am – 2: pm. For the first time in more than a decade, the oceanfront hotel is inviting children of all ages to attend with at least one adult for a delicious tea party and PHOTOS with Santa! Share the Holiday Magic and enjoy a Teddy Bear Tea Menu: Assorted Tea Sandwiches, Candy Jar - Assorted Candies, Double Chocolate Cookies, Chocolate Cake Pops, Chocolate Truffle Lollipops, Mandarin Fruit Gelées, Lemon Meringue Tarts Orange Sponge, Key Lime Pie, Assorted Hot Teas, Warm Milk, Hot Cocoa & Coffee, $30/Adults, $18/Children 3-10 years, 11 years and older/Adult cost Children Under 2 years – Complimentary Visit with Santa Claus for Children & Family Photos! Reservations Required ~ (912) 268-5967 The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort 201 Arnold Road, St. Simons Island, Georgia 31522, 912-638-3613 www.kingandprince.com
  • 12/13/2018 8:00 am - 12/13/2018 5:00 pm
    Help us make the holidays special for the women and children of the Betty Griffin Center. Drop off the following items (new and unwrapped) at the St. Johns Golf Club pro shop now through Thursday, December 13th. Puzzles, Card Games, Books, Gift Cards, Hair Accessories, Infant Clothing, Baby Blankets, Board Games, Disney Toys, Legos, Action Figures, Art Supplies, Play-Doh, Infant Pajamas, Crafting Kits, Women's Sleepwear, Socks, Video Games, Electronics for Teens, and Sporting Goods. For more information, contact Kara Pound at 386-237-4500 or kpound@sjcfl.us
  • 01/02/2019 2:00 pm - 01/02/2019 6:00 pm
    St. Johns County, Fl – St. Johns County is hosting its Annual Christmas “Tree-cycling” Program for those who wish to recycle Christmas trees after the holiday. Residents are encouraged to bring Christmas trees Wednesday, January 2 to Friday, January 4 between 2 and 6:00 p.m. and on Saturdays, January 5 and January 12 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. to the following locations: • Ron Parker Park – 607 Old Beach Road • Cornerstone Park – 1046 A1A North • Al Wilke Park – 6140 South Main Street • Mills Field – 1805 Racetrack Road • First Tee – 4401 Cypress Links Blvd. Artificial trees will not be accepted as only natural trees can be recycled, and trees should be free of decorations and debris. Designated areas and signage will direct participants where to drop off their trees. For more information, please call 904.209.3740.
  • 01/05/2019 9:00 am - 01/05/2019 4:00 pm
    St. Johns County, Fl – St. Johns County is hosting its Annual Christmas “Tree-cycling” Program for those who wish to recycle Christmas trees after the holiday. Residents are encouraged to bring Christmas trees Wednesday, January 2 to Friday, January 4 between 2 and 6:00 p.m. and on Saturdays, January 5 and January 12 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. to the following locations: • Ron Parker Park – 607 Old Beach Road • Cornerstone Park – 1046 A1A North • Al Wilke Park – 6140 South Main Street • Mills Field – 1805 Racetrack Road • First Tee – 4401 Cypress Links Blvd. Artificial trees will not be accepted as only natural trees can be recycled, and trees should be free of decorations and debris. Designated areas and signage will direct participants where to drop off their trees. For more information, please call 904.209.3740.
  • 01/07/2019 8:30 am - 01/07/2019 5:00 pm
    St. Johns County Announces New Hurricane Matthew Housing Recovery Program Launching in January 2019 St. Johns County, Fl – St. Johns County is launching the Restore St. Johns: St. Johns County Hurricane Housing Recovery program on January 7, 2019, to assist eligible County homeowners with unmet Hurricane Matthew recovery needs. Eligible St. Johns County homeowners will be able to register for assistance through Restore St. Johns online at www.sjcfl.us/restore/ or at the Restore St. Johns Office from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday at the St. Johns County Health and Human Services Building, 200 San Sebastian View, St. Augustine. To be eligible for assistance, homeowners must: • Own a single-family home (up to four units) in St. Johns County that was occupied during and sustained damaged from Hurricane Matthew. • Still own and occupy this home and have unmet hurricane recovery needs. Homeowners with questions about the registration process will be able to call the Restore St. Johns hotline at 904.209.1280 or email questions to cdbgdr@sjcfl.us. Restore St. Johns is funded through a U.S. Housing and Urban Development Community Block Development Grant for Disaster Relief administered by St. Johns County. Millions of dollars are available in assistance for eligible St. Johns County homeowners. Helping low- to moderate-income homeowners is a program priority. For more information on the types of assistance available, visit the Restore St. Johns website at www.sjcfl.us/restore/. For additional information, please contact: Michael Ryan, Director of Communications - 904.209.0549 / 214.493.2983 Sarah Hand, Communications Specialist - 904.209.0557
  • 01/12/2019 10:00 am - 01/12/2019 12:00 pm
    The Catholic Writers Guild, St. Johns Chapter will have its Monthly Meeting on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at St. Paul’s Church & School Auditorium at 2609 Park Street, Jacksonville, Florida 32204 from 10AM to 12 Noon. Anyone interested (including poets, fiction and non-fiction writers, screen play writers, musicians, artists, editors,  illustrators, or the plain curious) is invited. Barbara Clingenspell will give a talk Catholic Art and Writing project: The Stained Glass Windows Refreshments served with a raffle. For further information contact R. T. Beaman at writerrod@comcast.net or P. Babadi at wordsbypaula@gmail.com
  • 01/16/2019 6:00 pm - 01/16/2019 8:00 pm
    The Aging Parent Support Group is open to all who are caring for their mother and/or father. This group is presented by Ponte Vedra Home Care and will be held January 16th at 6:00 PM in the First Atlantic Bank Building, 100 Corridor Road South (across from Walgreens), 2nd Floor, Ste #280, Ponte Vedra Beach, 32082. To RSVP, Call or Text Karen Feliciano at 904-907-7880. Space is limited. Coffee and Tea will be served.
  • 01/24/2019 3:30 pm - 01/24/2019 7:00 pm
    Middle and high school students and their parents are encouraged to attend the Program of Choice Showcase from 3:30-7 p.m. Thursday, January 24 at the World Golf Village Convention Center. Programs of Choice are offered to support a student’s interests, career plans, or advanced academic needs. A student who enrolls in a Program of Choice participates in theme-related classes over a multi-year time period. More than 40 percent of high school students in St. Johns County are enrolled in various Programs of Choice which include Junior ROTC, St. Johns County Center for the Arts, International Baccalaureate and Advanced International Certificate of Education as well as 19 Career Academy options. Students and staff from each high school will be on hand to provide information and answer questions about the Programs of Choice offered at their schools. Information about program requirements and registration will also be available. Any student who meets an individual program’s requirements and who can provide his/her own transportation may be approved to attend any high school, on a “space available” basis. For additional information about SJCSD Programs of Choice, please call the Career and Technical Education Office at 904-547-4870.
  • 01/26/2019 9:00 am - 01/26/2019 11:00 am
    St. Johns Parks and Recreation have partnered with the Stetson Kennedy Foundation for the Annual River Blessing at Alpine Groves Park, 2060 SR 13 in Fruit Cove, on Saturday, January 26 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Gather at the riverfront next to the historic Bennett House for a selection of speakers followed by a silent, non-denominational ceremony of passing the bowl of water guided by a heartbeat drum by First Nations. This program is FREE. River Blessing Details. For more information, contact AyoLane Halusky at 904-209-0348 or ahalusky@sjcfl.us.
  • 01/26/2019 6:00 pm - 01/26/2019 9:00 pm
    The Many Faces of Breast Cancer portrait series opening night celebration Saturday January 26, 2019 6pm-9pm Cork Art District, 2689 Roselle Street, Jacksonville. All funds raised will be donated under team Hope Floats benefiting the DONNA Foundation To purchase tickets go to: https://thedonnafoundation.org/event/many-faces-of-breast-cancer/
  • 02/07/2019 6:30 pm - 02/07/2019 8:00 pm
    Florida Bluebird Society Presentation 6:30PM Wild Birds Unlimited, 450 SR 13N Free event but please RSVP to (904) 230-3242
  • 02/07/2019 6:30 pm - 02/07/2019 7:30 pm
    Everyone Can Conserve: Living Sustainably When: Thursday, February 7 Time: 6:30-7:30pm Where: Solomon Calhoun Center, 1300 Duval St., St. Augustine Details: Free program! We’ve partnered with GTM Research Reserve for a family-friendly conservation night. Learn about sustainable living during this educational program featuring a presentation, hands-on activities, and light snacks and refreshments. Everyone Can Conserve Registration. For more info, contact Kelly Ussia at kussia@sjcfl.us or 904-209-0335.  
  • 02/12/2019 9:00 am - 02/12/2019 11:00 am
    Feb 12 – Starling at Nocatee Open House 9:00 – 11:00 Continental Breakfast will be served 999 Crosswater Parkway, Ponte Vedra, FL
  • 02/12/2019 11:00 am - 02/12/2019 2:00 pm
    Bartram Trail Newcomers and Women's Mardi Gras Party 11AM St. Johns Gold and Country Club 205 St Johns Golf Dr, St. Augustine, FL 32092 RSVP by Feb 5th to bartramtnc@gmail.com
  • 02/14/2019 9:00 am - 02/14/2019 11:00 am
    9AM-11AM Matanzas Inlet West Parking Lot 8655 A1A South St. Augustine
  • 02/15/2019 5:30 pm - 02/15/2019 7:30 pm
    Owl + Sunset Symphony When: Friday, February 15 Time: 5:30-7:30pm Where: Beluthahatchee Park, 1501 SR 13, Fruit Cove Details: Learn about owls and enjoy nature's symphony during the transition from light to dark. This program is FREE. You must RSVP on Eventbrite to attend. Owl + Sunset Symphony Registration. For more info, contact AyoLane Halusky at ahalusky@sjcfl.us or 904-209-0348.
  • 02/19/2019 7:00 pm - 02/19/2019 9:00 pm
    St. Johns CARES Meeting 7pm Bartram Academy 164 Everest Lane Ste.1 www.stjohnscares.org
  • 02/22/2019 10:00 am - 02/22/2019 12:00 pm
    Helping Hands of St. Johns Cty collecting clothing for Webster School Giving Closet 10AM at Faith Community Church 3450 Cty Rd. 210W jacqphil@aol.com
  • 02/27/2019 3:00 pm - 02/27/2019 5:00 pm
    Lego Club for Kids 3-4pm Bartram Trail Branch Library 60 Davis Pond Blvd, St Johns, FL 32259 If you have any questions call (904) 827-6960
  • 02/28/2019 6:00 pm - 02/28/2019 8:30 pm
    Owl Prowls • Thurs, February 14 – Canopy Shores Park Registration • Thurs, February 21 – Vaill Point Park Registration • Thurs, February 28 – Alpine Groves Park Registration Time: 6-8:30pm Details: Explore county parks at sunset in search of our resident owls. Bring your questions and share your stories about the nighttime forest activities. This program is FREE. For more info, contact AyoLane Halusky at ahalusky@sjcfl.us or 904-209-0348.
  • 03/08/2019 2:30 pm - 03/08/2019 4:30 pm
    St. Johns County Parks and Recreation is excited to announce a new partnership with Ancient City Astronomy ​Club (ACAC) to provide you with an educational evening that is out of this world. ACAC will lead an Astronomy 101 class that will teach participants all about the night sky. Bring your friends and family to learn about the constellations, star names, and more! Telescopes and binoculars will be on hand to view the moon, planets, and other objects.   Fri, March 8, 2019 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EST
  • 03/09/2019 8:00 am - 03/09/2019 12:00 pm
    St. Johns County, FL – St. Johns County Solid Waste is hosting a Super Community Collection Event from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, March 9 at the Tillman Ridge Landfill, 3005 Allen Nease Road, for residents to safely dispose of household hazardous waste, electronics, and tires (limit 10 per household) free of charge. Items such as paint, motor oil, gasoline, fluorescent bulbs, wax, car and appliance batteries, pesticides, obsolete electronics such as monitors, modems, desk phones, and stereos, and automobile and light truck tires will be accepted. Items that will not be accepted include microwave ovens, large appliances, yard debris, household garbage, construction debris, and commercial materials. For more information, please visit www.recyclestjohns.com or call 904.827.6980. ### For additional information, please contact: Michael Ryan, Director of Communications - 904.209.0549 / 214.493.2983 Sarah Hand, Communications Specialist - 904.209.0557
  • 03/11/2019 8:00 am - 03/11/2019 3:00 pm
    Mark your calendars for our Summer Camp online drawing registration from March 4-15. Our popular summer camp program is open to St. Johns County resident children between the ages of 5 and 12 and will be held at six locations around the county. Summer Camp Details. For more info, contact Brian James at bjames@sjcfl.us or 904-209-0365.
  • 03/14/2019 1:00 pm - 03/14/2019 4:00 pm
    Restore St. Johns Hurricane Matthew Housing Recovery Program at Local Library Branches March 11 through 15 St. Johns County, Fl – Restore St. Johns staff will be at St. Johns County libraries March 11 through 15 to provide information on Hurricane Matthew assistance and registration. Restore St. Johns is a housing recovery program helping eligible St. Johns County homeowners who experienced home damage during Hurricane Matthew and continue to have unmet recovery needs. Residents with questions regarding the program are encouraged to visit the following locations: • March 11 | 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Main Branch Library | 1960 North Ponce de Leon Blvd. • March 12 | 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Anastasia Branch Library | 124 Sea Grove Main St. • March 13 | 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. | Hastings Branch Library | 6195 South Main St. • March 14 | 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. | Bartram Trail Branch Library | 60 Davis Pond Blvd. • March 15 | 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. | Southeast Branch Library | 6670 U.S. 1 South. Residents can also visit the Restore St. Johns office from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at St. Johns County Health and Human Services, 200 San Sebastian View. For more information, please call 904.209.1280 or visit www.sjcfl.us/restore.
  • 03/20/2019 8:00 am - 03/20/2019 3:00 pm
    Volunteer Opportunities with St. Johns County Boards and Committees St. Johns County, Fl – The St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners provides residents who have an interest in serving their community and participating in local government with a variety of board and committee opportunities. The volunteer positions consider and make recommendations regarding a myriad of topics including planning and zoning issues, development projects, libraries, parks and recreation facilities and programs, and arts, culture, and tourism matters. The following boards and committees are currently accepting applications:  Affordable Housing Advisory Committee (application deadline: March 20)  Ponte Vedra Zoning and Adjustment Board (application deadline: March 29) Please visit the Boards and Commission Webpage at www.sjcfl.us/Boards to view the requirements and duties of each board and committee, download an application, or contact the Board of County Commissioners office at 904.209.0300 or mlundquist@sjcfl.us for more information.
  • 03/21/2019 3:00 pm - 03/21/2019 5:00 pm
    Recreation Advisory Board
    The Recreation Advisory Board will meet Thursday, March 21 at 3 p.m. in the County Administration Building, 500 San Sebastian View. These meetings are open to the public. For more info, meeting agendas, and minutes, visit the County website.
  • 03/31/2019 12:00 pm - 03/31/2019 4:00 pm
    St. Johns Cares invites the community to join us for Dog Day Afternoon on Sunday, March 31, 2019 from 12 noon until 4 PM in Plantation Park in Julington Creek Plantation
  • 04/04/2019 7:30 pm - 04/04/2019 9:30 pm
    • Thursday, April 4 – Alpine Groves Park Registration
    • Thursday, April 25 – Vaill Point Park Registration
    Time: 7:30-9:30pm
    Details: Join Park Naturalist AyoLane Halusky and learn about the creatures of the night. Explore our parks at sunset in search of our resident owls. Bring your questions and share your stories about the nighttime forest activities. This program is open to all ages. For more info, contact AyoLane Halusky at ahalusky@sjcfl.us or 904-209-0348.
  • 04/05/2019 7:30 pm - 04/05/2019 9:30 pm
    When: Friday, April 5
    Time: 7:30-9:30pm
    Where: Beluthahatchee Park, 1501 SR 13, Fruit Cove
    Details: Learn about owls and enjoy nature's symphony during the transition from light to dark featuring a discussion about owls and nighttime creatures. Then participants will go outside on the deck and watch birds fly to roost for the evening as the sun starts to go down. This program is FREE and open to all ages. Owl + Sunset Symphony Registration. For more info, contact AyoLane Halusky at ahalusky@sjcfl.us or 904-209-0348.
  • 04/11/2019 10:00 am - 04/11/2019 12:00 pm
     Thursday, April 11 – Alpine Groves Park Registration
    • Thursday, April 18 – Vaill Point Park Registration
    Time: 10am-12pm
    Details: Join Park Naturalist AyoLane Halusky and learn about wild edibles and medicinal plants found in our parks. Bring your questions and journals to record your findings. This program is FREE and open to all ages. For more info, contact AyoLane Halusky at ahalusky@sjcfl.us or 904-209-0348.
  • 04/18/2019 10:30 am - 04/18/2019 12:00 pm
    Annual Community Easter Egg Hunts
    Grab your bonnets and baskets for our annual community Easter Egg Hunts on Thursday, April 18 at Veterans Park and Palencia Park and Saturday, April 20 at Treaty Park and Al Wilke Park. Pictures with the Easter Bunny begin at 10:30 a.m. and Easter Egg Hunts begin at 11 a.m. These programs are FREE and for ages 8 and younger. Easter Egg Hunts Details. For more info, contact Stephanie Taylor at sntaylor@sjcfl.us or 904-669-6612.
  • 04/20/2019 10:30 am - 04/20/2019 2:00 pm
    Annual Community Easter Egg Hunts
    Grab your bonnets and baskets for our annual community Easter Egg Hunts on Thursday, April 18 at Veterans Park and Palencia Park and Saturday, April 20 at Treaty Park and Al Wilke Park. Pictures with the Easter Bunny begin at 10:30 a.m. and Easter Egg Hunts begin at 11 a.m. These programs are FREE and for ages 8 and younger. Easter Egg Hunts Details. For more info, contact Stephanie Taylor at sntaylor@sjcfl.us or 904-669-6612.
  • 04/27/2019 8:00 am - 04/27/2019 1:00 pm

    SHEARWATER HOSTS THIRD ANNUAL 5K ON THE TRAILS

    The 5K and Fun Run Event is Open to the Public

    and All Proceeds Go to St. Johns County Public Schools

     

    WHAT:            Shearwater, the master-planned residential community on County Road 210, is inviting the public to participate in its third annual “5K on the Trails and Fun Run/Walk” on April 27 to celebrate healthy living and raise money for local St. Johns County schools.

    This event is open to the public and allows participants to experience Shearwater while running on the community’s trails and wide paths that weave through preserved natural habitat.

    The post-race celebration at the Kayak Club will offer craft beer, water, energy bars, games for the family and more. All event activities will conclude by 10:00 a.m. The first 200 runners to register will receive an event t-shirt, and runners 21+ will receive a Shearwater pint glass. Custom medals will be awarded to the first 200 finishers. Those who register late and on the day of the race are not guaranteed an event shirt or pint glass.

    In addition to the 5K festivities that morning, Toll Brothers at Shearwater will be celebrating the Grand Opening event for their new single-family luxury homes in The Falls. The event includes family fun activities and tours of the brand-new Anna Maria model home.

    HOW:              All proceeds from the 5K and Fun Run will benefit various wellbeing initiatives at Timberlin Creek Elementary School, Switzerland Point Middle School and Bartram Trail High School.

    WHEN:             Saturday, April 27, 2019

                            8 a.m. – 5K Start

                            9 a.m. – 1 mile Fun Run/Walk Start

                            11 a.m. – Toll Brothers Grand Opening

    WHERE:           Shearwater Kayak Club

                            100 Kayak Way, St Augustine FL 32092

    For more information and to register for the event, visit shearwaterliving.com/5K.

  • 05/04/2019 11:00 am - 05/04/2019 1:00 pm
    POWER- Passionate & Outstanding Women Embracing Resiliency

    Date/Time: Saturday, May 4th  at 11:00 a.m.

    UNF-Osprey Plaza

    POWER is a unique program offering women the opportunity to support each other throughout their cancer journey. Whether newly diagnosed or a cancer survivor for many years, POWER encourages women with all types of cancer to participate in shared experiences with each other through fun activities offered throughout Jacksonville.

  • 05/10/2019 8:00 pm - 05/10/2019 9:31 pm
    ST. AUGUSTINE ORCHESTRA CONCERT FOCUSES ON OUTER SPACE IN TRIBUTE TO MOON LANDING The season finale concert of the St. Augustine Orchestra, “Out of this World”, will be a tribute to the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 voyage to the moon with a selection of other-worldly tunes that highlight people’s long love affair with the universe. Just 114 miles south of St. Augustine in July of 1969, the rocket set off from Cape Canaveral and the world watched what seemed like an impossible feat to land on the moon. A few years earlier, in 1966, Star Trek debuted on TV, captivating people’s imagination of what could be ‘out there’. The St. Augustine Orchestra concert will include music from 2001: A Space Odyssey, Apollo 13, Wicked, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, ET the Extra-Terrestrial, Star Trek, Star Wars, and Debussy’s Clair delune. “We are excited to be performing such an enjoyable selection of music that will remind the audience of how frequently outer space has captured our imaginations,” said Maestro Scott Gregg. “We’re so lucky living here in St. Augustine that we can still see rockets after blast off and enjoy beautiful nighttime skies.” This concert is part of the Romanza Festivale of the Arts and will take place Friday, May 10th at 8:00 pm at the Lightner Museum. Tickets are $22.00 for adults over age 18; $12 for youth 11-17 years old; and free for youth 10 and under. Tickets are available for purchase at https://staugustineorchestra.ticketleap.com/season-finale/ and tickets may also be available for sale at the door if the concert isn’t sold out. The box office opens at 7:30 pm with general seating. The St. Augustine Orchestra is completing its 57th Season and was awarded Folio Magazine’s first ‘Best of St. Augustine’ Reader’s Poll as Best Large Band/Orchestra in the city. For more information, please contact: Sheila Kolesaire Board Member Marketing skolesaire@gmail.com 973-687-0188
  • 05/12/2019 10:30 am - 05/12/2019 1:30 pm
    Come have fun and support the Nease Media center! This a Mother’s Day treat and a fundraiser for media center to continue providing great events, activities, & author visits. Mother’s Day Extravanganza When: Sunday, May 12th, 2019  10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Where: 10531 Brightman Blvd,  Jacksonville, FL 32246 The Package: 3 hours of unlimited golf Breakfast buffet  $50 per person Come have fun and support the Nease Media center! This a Mother’s Day treat and a fundraiser for media center to continue providing great events, activities, & author visits. (Pay Mrs. Milian with cash or check made payableto NHS)
  • 05/15/2019 12:00 pm - 05/15/2019 3:30 pm
    904 Naturalist Series ~ Exploring the Life of Plants & Trees
    When: May 15, 17, 22, 23, 24, and 29 from 12:30-3:30pm
    Where: Main Library Branch and various locations around St. Johns County
    Details: Learn about the diverse environment that surrounds us and become a 904 Naturalist. There will be four programs with each one comprised of six classes held over three weeks. The fourth and last program is focused on Exploring the Life of Plants & Trees. Participants must be able to attend all six classes. This program is FREE and open to adults ages 18 and up. Life of Plants & Trees Registration. For more info, contact AyoLane Halusky at ahalusky@sjcfl.us or 904-209-0348.
  • 05/15/2019 5:30 pm - 05/15/2019 8:00 pm
    T H E L O C A L I M P A C T O F A N A T I O N A L C R I S I S, H O W S T. J O H N S I S R E S P O N D I N G,  A N D W H A T W E C A N D O T O G E T H E R A Community Conversation Fentanyl Food Served at 5:30 PM MAY 15, 2019 | 6 PM - 8 PM NATIONAL GUARD ARMORY 190 San Marco Ave, Saint Augustine Moderated by: Mike Davis Panelists From: Flager Hospital EPIC Behavioral Healthcare SMA Healthcare St. Johns County’s School District St. Johns County’s Sheriff Department This crisis is a community health emergency in St. Johns County, affecting all ages, cultural backgrounds, income levels and neighborhoods. For more information or questions, please contact Bridget Hennessy at BridgetPact@yahoo.com.
  • 05/17/2019 4:00 pm - 05/17/2019 4:45 pm
    Kid's Beach Yoga
    • Friday, May 17 from 4-4:45pm
    Where: SJC Pier Pavilion, 350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach
    Details: Learn to relax your mind and body with some simple, kid-friendly stretches, exercises, and activities. Please wear loose clothing and bring your own towel or mat. This program is FREE and open to kids ages 4 to 12. Kids Yoga Details. For more info, contact Kelly Ussia at kussia@sjcfl.us or 904-209-0335.
  • 05/23/2019 12:30 pm - 05/23/2019 3:30 pm
    When: May 15, 17, 22, 23, 24, and 29 from 12:30-3:30pm
    Where: Main Library Branch and various locations around St. Johns County
    Details: Learn about the diverse environment that surrounds us and become a 904 Naturalist. There will be four programs with each one comprised of six classes held over three weeks. The fourth and last program is focused on Exploring the Life of Plants & Trees. Participants must be able to attend all six classes. This program is FREE and open to adults ages 18 and up. Life of Plants & Trees Registration. For more info, contact AyoLane Halusky at ahalusky@sjcfl.us or 904-209-0348.
  • 05/24/2019 12:30 pm - 05/24/2019 3:30 pm
    When: May 15, 17, 22, 23, 24, and 29 from 12:30-3:30pm
    Where: Main Library Branch and various locations around St. Johns County
    Details: Learn about the diverse environment that surrounds us and become a 904 Naturalist. There will be four programs with each one comprised of six classes held over three weeks. The fourth and last program is focused on Exploring the Life of Plants & Trees. Participants must be able to attend all six classes. This program is FREE and open to adults ages 18 and up. Life of Plants & Trees Registration. For more info, contact AyoLane Halusky at ahalusky@sjcfl.us or 904-209-0348.
  • 05/30/2019 7:00 pm - 05/30/2019 9:00 pm
    The next Veterans Council meeting will be on Thursday, May 30, 7 pm, in the county Health & Human Services building, 200 San Sebastian View, St. Augustine, in the Muscovy room on the first floor.

    The speaker will be famed historian Dr. Susan Parker who will speak about “Military Families of Colonial St. Augustine”.

    We hope you will all be able to join us for this very informative evening.

  • 06/05/2019 3:00 pm - 06/05/2019 5:00 pm

    June 5th: Open House

    3:00-5:00pm,  Starling at Nocatee-999 Crosswater Pkwy, Ponte Vedra, Fl. 32081

    Light refreshments will be served.  Tours every 15 minutes.  No RSVP Necessary.

  • 06/06/2019 10:30 am - 06/06/2019 12:00 pm

    Summer Reading and Math Volunteer Opportunities

     If you are willing to spend a little time this summer helping others, there is an opportunity waiting for you!  RSVP of St. Johns County is looking for community members to assist once a week in the summer reading or algebra programs in the St. Johns County School District.  Hours are flexible, and even if you are traveling this summer you can help out while you are in town.

     Orientation for reading volunteers is Thursday, June 6 from 10:30 a.m. – noon at the Fullerwood Auditorium, 10 Hildreth Drive, St. Augustine, FL 32084.  Orientation for algebra volunteers is Monday, June 24 from 11 a.m. – noon at St. Augustine High School, 3205 Varella Avenue, St. Augustine, FL 32084.

    “There are students who can greatly benefit from the help of those willing to give just a small amount of their time,” said Cheryl Freeman, RSVP director.  “Assistance from community volunteers can make all the difference in helping these students succeed.”

    To make a training reservation or for more information, contact RSVP at (904) 547-3952 or Cheryl.Freeman@stjohns.k12.fl.us.

  • 06/22/2019 2:00 pm - 06/22/2019 6:00 pm
    Matthew Webb Memorial Golf Tournament 06/22 FOUR-PERSON TEAM 9-HOLE WITH SHOTGUN START| $60 PER PERSON  Four-Player Captain's Choice. Each player will hit a tee shot. All players will play from the best selected spot. Continue this procedure until the hole is complete.  ST. JOHNS GOLF CLUB, 4900 CYPRESS LINKS BLVD, ELKTON, FL 32033 S A TU R D A Y, JU N E 22 N D  F R EE R A N GE B A LLS A T 2 P. M .  S H OTGU N ST A R T A T 3 P. M . The tournament is a fundraiser for the family of Matthew Webb, a St. Johns County Parks and Recreation Department employee who passed away from cancer earlier this year. Matthew was 29, and survived by his wife, Stephanie, and 10- month old son, Hudson. All proceeds will benefit the Hudson Ray Webb College Fund. For additional information or to register, contact Kara Pound at kpound@sjcfl.us or 904-209-0383.
  • 06/24/2019 11:00 am - 06/24/2019 12:00 pm

    Summer Reading and Math Volunteer Opportunities

     If you are willing to spend a little time this summer helping others, there is an opportunity waiting for you!  RSVP of St. Johns County is looking for community members to assist once a week in the summer reading or algebra programs in the St. Johns County School District.  Hours are flexible, and even if you are traveling this summer you can help out while you are in town.

     Orientation for reading volunteers is Thursday, June 6 from 10:30 a.m. – noon at the Fullerwood Auditorium, 10 Hildreth Drive, St. Augustine, FL 32084.  Orientation for algebra volunteers is Monday, June 24 from 11 a.m. – noon at St. Augustine High School, 3205 Varella Avenue, St. Augustine, FL 32084.

     “There are students who can greatly benefit from the help of those willing to give just a small amount of their time,” said Cheryl Freeman, RSVP director.  “Assistance from community volunteers can make all the difference in helping these students succeed.”

     To make a training reservation or for more information, contact RSVP at (904) 547-3952 or Cheryl.Freeman@stjohns.k12.fl.us.

  • 06/25/2019 11:00 am - 06/25/2019 8:00 pm

    Community Celebration and Book Signing for “Northern Lights” by Cathy Parker

    The community is invited to a celebration of the launch of the book “Northern Lights” by Cathy Parker. Come visit Bono’s Pit Bar-B-Q in Julington Creek on Tuesday, June 25 between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. for the party and book signing with Cathy. Bono’s is located at 100 Bartram Oaks Walk in St. Johns, Fla.

    “Northern Lights” is the inspirational true story of how football helped to build bridges between cultures and transform communities. It tells the story of how our Florida community came together to help a high school football team 4,000 miles away in the Northernmost place in America. The movement started in 2006 after Cathy, a Bartram Trail High School coach’s wife and football mom, saw an ESPN feature on the team in Barrow, Alaska. She felt a calling to help the boys in the struggling community who were playing on a gravel field in the frozen tundra. With the help of the school system, churches, civic clubs, Bartram Head Football Coach Darrell Sutherland and many others, more than half a million dollars was raised in six months to build an artificial-turf stadium for the boys of Barrow.

    Joining Parker at the event will be Honnie Korngold, the producer of the Northern Lights movie and Parker’s son, Kyle Parker, a former player with the Colorado Rockies and a former Clemson college football and baseball star. Evan Hall, a former Bartram Trail football player, will also be at the celebration. He was one of two Bartram Trail players chosen to fly to Alaska in 2007 for the first game on the new artificial-turf field.

    More information about “Northern Lights” can be found at northernlightsbook.com.

  • 06/25/2019 6:00 pm - 06/25/2019 8:00 pm
    St. Johns County Solid Waste and Recycling Rates Workshops St. Johns County, FL – St. Johns County is hosting a series of public workshops to provide information regarding proposed recycling and solid waste rate increases. The meetings will allow residents to ask questions and receive material regarding the proposed new rates. Those wishing to participate are invited to attend any of the following public workshops: • June 11 | 6 to 7:30 p.m. | Ponte Vedra Library, 101 Library Blvd. • June 13 | 6 to 8 p.m. | Hastings Library, 6195 South Main St. • June 18 | 6 to 8 p.m. | St. Johns County Administration, 500 San Sebastian Vw. • June 20 | 6 to 8 p.m. | Southeast Library, 6670 U.S. 1 South. • June 25 | 6 to 8 p.m. | Switzerland Community Church, 2179 State Road 13. A final public hearing regarding the proposed special rate assessment is scheduled for the August 6, 2019 Board of County Commissioners regular meeting. For more information, please call 904.827.6980.
  • 06/27/2019 6:00 pm - 06/27/2019 8:00 pm

    Lightner After Hours

    Thursday, June 27, 6-8 pm

    Lightner After Hours: Sensational Summertime 

    A free monthly social event, where guests enjoy an early evening of music by talented local musicians’ Raisin Cake Orchestra, cocktails, light appetizers, and the elegant surroundings of The Lightner Museum lobby and first-floor exhibition galleries. This event is free and open to the public. Guests may enter through the Granada Street courtyard entrance (across from Lewis Auditorium).

  • 07/08/2019 3:00 pm - 07/08/2019 4:00 pm
    SHARK TALK -MONDAY, JULY 8TH • 3PM-4PM MISUNDERSTOOD CREATURES OF THE SEA. JOIN COUNTY NATURALIST KELLY USSIA AND LEARN ABOUT THE SHARK SPECIES THAT FREQUENT OUR WATERS, THE UNIQUE ADAPTATIONS THESE ANIMALS HAVE, AND THE REAL FACTS ABOUT SHARK ATTACKS. ST. JOHNS GOLF CLUB, 4900 CYPRESS LINKS BLVD, ELKTON, FL 32033 RSVP TO KARA POUND AT KPOUND@SJCFL.US OR 904-209-0383
  • 07/11/2019 5:00 pm - 07/11/2019 7:00 pm
    St. Johns River-to-Sea Loop Trail Planning Public Meeting St. Johns County, Fl – St. Johns County is hosting a public meeting regarding the St. Johns River-to-Sea Loop trail from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 11 at the Guy Harvey Resort, 860 A1A Beach Blvd. County staff will provide information on the FDOT-funded project and planning study. The public is invited to attend and offer feedback. Attendees are encouraged to walk or bike to the meeting. For more information on the meeting or the St. Johns River-to-Sea Loop trail, or to give input if you are unable attend, please email rcooper@sjcfl.us or call 904.209.0111.
  • 07/18/2019 9:00 am - 07/18/2019 2:00 pm
    Volunteer Opportunities with St. Johns County Boards and Committees St. Johns County, Fl – The St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners provides residents who have an interest in serving their community and participating in local government with a variety of board and committee opportunities. The volunteer positions consider and make recommendations regarding a myriad of topics including planning and zoning issues, development projects, libraries, parks and recreation facilities and programs, and arts, culture, and tourism matters. The following boards and committees are currently accepting applications: • Affordable Housing Advisory Committee (applications due July 18) • Health & Human Services Advisory (applications due July 24) • Housing Finance Authority (applications due July 26) • Contractors Review Board (applications due July 30) Please visit the Boards and Commission Webpage at www.sjcfl.us/Boards to view the requirements and duties of each board and committee, download an application, or contact the Board of County Commissioners office at 904.209.0300 or mlundquist@sjcfl.us for more information.  
  • 07/18/2019 6:30 pm - 07/18/2019 8:00 pm
    Bird Photography 101 A FREE Seminar Sponsored by Wild Birds Unlimited St Johns Announcing another free community program at Wild Birds Unlimited in St Johns! Join us July 18 th at 6:30 PM for a how-to seminar packed with valuable tips on how to attract, photograph and compose breathtaking images of your favorite birds. This entertaining and informative program is for beginners through experienced photographers. Regardless of the camera you own or experience level, you’re sure to come away inspired with ideas and tips for improving your skills. Our presenters, Gary Whiting and Cathy Murphy will share their favorite images and secrets on how to get a better shot! Gary is a certified FMNP Master Naturalist and photography instructor in the OLLI Continuing Education Program at the University of North Florida. Formerly with the FWC, Cathy is an experienced photography enthusiast and avid lifelong birder. Both are also staff associates at Wild Birds Unlimited. Seating is limited to the first 45 responses. Please RSVP at (904) 230-3242 or email wbujacksonville@yahoo.com to reserve and confirm your seat. The seminar is July 18 th at 6:30 PM in the Wild Birds Unlimited shop located at 450 N State Rd 13 N, Suite 108. That’s in the Julington Village Shopping Center (next to Publix).
  • 08/04/2019 12:00 pm - 08/04/2019 6:00 pm
    Music, barbecue and silent auction August 4, 2019 12:00pm – 6:00pm River House at Rivertown 90 Lanier Street, St Johns, FL 32259 Please RSVP to glo.alford@gmail.com or oct11@comcast.net
  • 08/06/2019 6:00 pm - 08/06/2019 7:30 pm
    St. Johns County 4-H Youth Development Program Seeks Volunteers St. Johns County, Fl – The St. Johns County 4-H Youth Development Program is seeking club and project volunteers to work with youth ages 5 to 18. Orientation for new club and project volunteers will be held from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 6 at the St. Johns County UF/IFAS Extension Office, 3125 Agricultural Center Drive. Volunteers will have an opportunity to help local youth learn leadership, communication, and a variety of life skills through interactive topics, including animal and plant science, healthy living, citizenship, environmental education, technology, food preparation, and photography. Scheduling is flexible and volunteers determine subject areas they prefer. The 4-H Office will provide full assistance, including training, office support, resource materials, and project curriculum. For more information or to register for the volunteer orientation class, please call 904.209.0430.
  • 08/10/2019 3:00 pm - 08/10/2019 8:00 pm
    The Center for Spiritual Living St. Augustine is sponsoring a Back To School: Fun Day/Movie with Pizza Night event on Saturday, August 10th at 3pm. It is open to the community and free of charge. Love offering donations will benefit the Venus Manly scholarship fund. The North Florida Council, BSA will provide a 24ft Climbing Wall. Other outdoor games will include a Cornhole Toss, Horseshoe Toss, Lassoing, Knot making and Bobbing for Apples. The apples will be donated by the Publix Super Market. The before the Movie presentation at 5pm will include a talk focused on preparing youth for their best school year. Pizza Hut St Augustine is donating free pizza slices. The movie will be the Greatest Showman. All activities will be held at the Center for Spiritual Living, 1795 Old Moultrie Rd, St. Augustine; submit RSVPs to TongilaManly@gmail.com  or 904-228-4679.

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    Recognizing the need for continuing education for the young adults who graduate from high school; also acknowledging the high cost of education and some of the financial needs of our community, the Center for Spiritual Living (CSL) St Augustine established a scholarship fund in 2014 in the name of a young member, Venus Manly who was disabled with cerebral palsy and transitioned early in her young life. Also, CSL provides community support in the form of Back-to-school supplies for schools, Christmas gifts for youth and seniors, Easter baskets for seniors, regular donations to pantries, and ongoing community initiatives. CSL St. Augustine provides spiritual tools to transform our personal lives and help make the world a better place. We extend a warm welcome to all people in search of a spiritual community where they are embraced, affirmed and accepted for who they are, as well as inspired and supported to grow into their highest potential.  
  • 09/05/2019 6:30 pm - 09/05/2019 8:30 pm
    Free Stress Management Workshop for Caregivers of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder September 5th: 6:30 – 8:30 pm – Free Stress Management Workshop for Caregivers of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Please email S.rebeor@hotmail.com for details and to register. ​
    Where: First Florida Credit Union, 1950 CR 210 West, St. Johns 32259
  • 09/07/2019 9:30 am - 09/07/2019 11:30 am
    Free Stress Management Workshop for Caregivers of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder September 7th: 9:30 – 11:30 am – Free Stress Management Workshop for Caregivers of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Please email S.rebeor@hotmail.com for details and to register. ​
    Where: First Florida Credit Union, 1950 CR 210 West, St. Johns 32259
  • 09/14/2019 9:00 am - 09/14/2019 12:00 pm
    Moses Creek Kayak Trips
     Thursday, September 12 from 8-11am
    • Friday, September 13 from 8:30-11:30am
    • Saturday, September 14 from 9am-12pm
    • Sunday, September 15 from 10am-1pm
    Where: Matanzas River Access (east side 206 Bridge)
    Details: We’ve partnered with the Matanzas Riverkeeper for a guided trip of the Matanzas River and Moses Creek.
    • SJC Resident Providing Own Boat: $20 per person • Non SJC Resident Providing Own Boat: $30 per person • SJC Resident Using a County Boat: $40 per person • Non SJC Resident Using a County Boat: $50 per person •
    Registration: Contact Kelly Ussia at 904-209-0335 or kussia@sjcfl.us. When setting up a reservation, include a phone number, email, date of the trip you would like to attend, residency status, and if you will be using a county kayak. There is a 12-foot boat minimum for those bringing their own boats.
  • 09/19/2019 6:30 pm - 09/19/2019 8:30 pm

    Migrating Birds of North Florida

    Thursday September 19 – 6:30PM

    Fall bird migration is upon us! Join Master Naturalist Gary Whiting and Expert Birder Cathy Murphy at Wild Birds Unlimited in Fruit Cove for a look at many common (and not so common) migrating bird species. Because Northeast Florida is a "flyway" for migration, we often enjoy many seasonal avian visitors from fall through spring. Learn how many species journey thousands of miles, some from the Arctic to the tip of South America.  You’ll enjoy stunning photos, amusing anecdotes, and interesting facts about how you can observe and attract many of these migrators to your own back yard.

    Space will be limited to the first 45 responses. Email wbujacksonville@yahoo.com or call (904) 230-3242 to reserve your seat. Presentation will be at Wild Birds Unlimited, 450 State Rd 13 North, Suite 108, St Johns, FL 32259. That's next to Publix in the Julington Village Shopping Center.

  • 09/20/2019 7:00 pm - 09/20/2019 9:00 pm
    Bat Talk and Walk
    When: Friday, September 20 from 7-9pm
    Where: Alpine Groves Park, 2060 FL-13, Switzerland
    Details: Join Park Naturalist AyoLane Halusky and learn about the creatures of the night. Explore Alpine Groves at sunset in search of resident bats who live in our park. Bring your questions and share stories about the night time forest activities. Please meet at the 2ndparking lot near the river. Bat Talk and Walk Registration. This program is FREE, but space is limited. For more info, contact AyoLane Halusky at ahalusky@sjcfl.us or 904-209-0348.
  • 09/28/2019 8:00 am - 09/28/2019 12:00 pm
    St. Johns County Super Community Collection Event St. Johns County, FL – St. Johns County Solid Waste is hosting a Super Community Collection Event from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, September 28 at the Tillman Ridge Landfill, 3005 Allen Nease Road, for residents to safely dispose of household hazardous waste, electronics, and tires (limit 10 per household) free of charge. Items such as paint, motor oil, gasoline, fluorescent bulbs, wax, car and appliance batteries, pesticides, obsolete electronics such as monitors, modems, desk phones, and stereos, and automobile and light truck tires will be accepted. Items that will not be accepted include microwave ovens, large appliances, yard debris, household garbage, construction debris, and commercial materials. For more information, please visit www.recyclestjohns.com or call 904.827.6980.
  • 10/25/2019 6:30 pm - 10/25/2019 8:30 pm
    Owl & Sunset Symphony
    When: Friday, October 25 from 6:30-8:30pm
    Where: Beluthahatchee Park, 1501 SR 13, Fruit Cove
    Details: Join Park Naturalist AyoLane Halusky and become a phenologist for the evening. Learn about the owls and enjoy nature’s symphony as we experience the transition from light to dark. Water birds and owls often come out to join. A representative from the Stetson Kennedy foundation will be on-hand to share a little local history. This event is FREE. Owl & Sunset Symphony Registration. For more info, contact AyoLane Halusky at ahalusky@sjcfl.us or 904-209-0348.
  • 10/26/2019 8:00 am - 10/26/2019 12:00 pm

    INK! (Investing in Kids), in partnership with Historic Tours of America to hold 4th Annual Jail Break 5K run and walk fundraiser, Oct. 26

    St. Augustine, Fla. – September 24, 2019 - INK! (Investing in Kids) and Historic Tours of America have announced this year’s 4th Annual Jail Break 5K run and walk fundraiser. This year, the Halloween Weekend Jailbreak 5K is themed as Día de Muertos, Day of the Dead. The event will be held on Saturday, October 26 beginning at 8:00 a.m. until 12 pm at the Old Jail Museum, 167 San Marco Blvd. in St. Augustine, Fla. Family friendly activities include adult and children “jail breakers” who plan their escape from the 128-year-old historic venue and run through parts of St. Augustine, over scenic ocean, river and Intracoastal Waterway views on the Francis and Mary Usina “Vilano” Bridge, and wrap up at Vilano Beach Pavilion, 20 Vilano Road in St. Augustine. The event is a 5K USA Track & Field (USATF) Certified Course # FL17069TY.

    Runners will receive the newly designed finisher’s medal, then be rounded-up as “prisoners” and transported back to the Old Jail for festivities with food by Woodpeckers Backyard BBQ; DJ provided by White Tie Events; children’s temporary tattoos and face painting, and a La Hora Loca (the crazy hour) live show with stilt walkers, carnival dancers, drummers, costumes, props, party favors, and more. A Halloween costume contest sponsored by Ghosts and Gravestones will include cash prizes for first place with $500, second place with $250, and third place with $100. Additionally, pre-race warm up activities will feature Funkytown Fitness, and a live musical performance of the National Anthem.

    Proceeds will be donated to benefit the innovative programs and classroom resources, and promote academic success for all St Johns County public school students and teachers.

    Early registration is $25 for each participant until Monday, October 14. Starting Tuesday, October 15, tickets are $30 for each participant before race day. Day of race entries are $35 per participant. Free parking is available at Old Town Trolley locations including 167 San Marco Ave., 1305 N. Ponce De Leon Blvd. and 1700 Ponce De Leon Blvd. in St. Augustine.

    For more information and to register, visit the website at www.ink-stjohns.org Contact David “Davey” Hartzel, INK! Director of Fund Development at 904-293-9595 or email david.hartzel@stjohns.k12.fl.us.

    INK! (Investing in Kids) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit and leads education efforts to directly benefit the educators and students of St. Johns County public schools. Their mission is to provide innovative programs and classroom resources to promote the academic success for all students in St Johns County public schools. Since 1994, INK! (Investing in Kids) has led the effort to cultivate academic success for students and teachers through funding, teacher enrichment, classroom initiatives, and community inspiration.

    Old Jail Museum is an integral part of St. Augustine’s rich heritage and features unique personalities as important roles for Historic Tours of America and Old Town Trolley Tours along with a 17-year community entertainment partnership. Trolleys, shuttle transportation and entertainment stops are featured throughout historic St. Augustine for visitors and residents offering 23 stops with more than 100 points of interest. The trolleys are eco-friendly and noise sensitive to the surroundings and neighborhoods around the City. For more information, visit http://www.trolleytours.com/st-augustine or call 904-829-3800.

  • 10/26/2019 6:30 pm - 10/26/2019 8:30 pm
    Owl Prowls
    • Wednesday, October 23 from 6:30-8:30pm ~ Vaill Point Park Registration
    • Thursday, October 24 from 6:30-8:30pm ~ Canopy Shores Park Registration
    • Saturday, October 26 from 6:30-8:30pm ~ Alpine Groves Park Registration
    Details: Join Park Naturalist AyoLane Halusky and learn about the creatures of the night. We will explore our county parks at sunset in search of our resident owls who live in our park. Bring your questions and share your stories about the night time forest activities. This event is FREE. For more info, contact AyoLane Halusky at ahalusky@sjcfl.us or 904-209-0348.
  • 10/27/2019 6:00 pm - 10/27/2019 8:00 pm
    Bats at Sunset
    When: Sunday, October 27 from 6-8pm
    Where: Alpine Groves Park, 2060 FL-13, Switzerland
    Details: Join Park Naturalist AyoLane Halusky and learn about the creatures of the night. We will explore Alpine Groves at sunset in search of the resident bats who live in our park. Bring your questions and share your stories about the night time forest activities. Meet us at the 2nd parking lot near the river. This event is FREE. Bats at Sunset Registration. For more info, contact AyoLane Halusky at ahalusky@sjcfl.us or 904-209-0348.
  • 11/22/2019 5:15 pm - 11/22/2019 7:15 pm
    Owl & Sunset Symphony
    When: Friday, November 22 from 5:15-7:30pm
    Where: Beluthahatchee Park, 1501 SR 13, Fruit Cove
    Details: Join Park Naturalist AyoLane Halusky and become a phenologist for the evening. Learn about the owls and enjoy nature’s symphony as we experience the transition from light to dark. Water birds and owls often come out to join. A representative from the Stetson Kennedy foundation will be on-hand to share a little local history. This event is FREE. Owl & Sunset Symphony Registration. For more info, contact AyoLane Halusky at ahalusky@sjcfl.us or 904-209-0348.
  • 04/04/2020 10:00 am - 04/04/2020 5:00 pm

    Old Town Art Show

    April 4 10a - 5p

    April 5 10a - 4p

    25 W. Castillo Dr, St Augustine FL 32084

    The 8th Annual Old Town Art Show returns Palm Sunday weekend! The event is being held April 4 + 5, 2020 at Francis Field, in beautiful downtown Saint Augustine FL.

    Francis Field will transform into an art lover’s paradise with nearly 100 outdoor art galleries featuring top-notch artists and craftsmen from Northeast Florida and around the country. This is a juried art and fine craft event where each exhibitor is carefully selected with only the best work being accepted in each category.

    Visit www.OldTownArtShow.com for additional information.

  • 04/05/2020 10:00 am - 04/05/2020 4:00 pm

    Old Town Art Show

    April 4 10a - 5p

    April 5 10a - 4p

    25 W. Castillo Dr, St Augustine FL 32084

    The 8th Annual Old Town Art Show returns Palm Sunday weekend! The event is being held April 4 + 5, 2020 at Francis Field, in beautiful downtown Saint Augustine FL.

    Francis Field will transform into an art lover’s paradise with nearly 100 outdoor art galleries featuring top-notch artists and craftsmen from Northeast Florida and around the country. This is a juried art and fine craft event where each exhibitor is carefully selected with only the best work being accepted in each category.

    Visit www.OldTownArtShow.com for additional information.