Native Plants Program

11/15/2018 2:00 pm - 11/15/2018 4:00 pm
6795 Collier Rd, St. Augustine, FL, USA

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

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    Lilies of the Valley A social support community group for widows to share their distinctive grief, and the challenges they face with living life alone on many different levels. Please RSVP for attendance.  Second Tuesday of each month at 11:30 am until 1:30 pm at Ponte Vedra Valley, 4750 Palm Valley Rd, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082.  (904) 285-1130
  • 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
  • 04/16/2017 10:00 am - 04/16/2017 6:00 pm
    The annual Easter Brunch at Vernon’s in the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa is back.  And once again it’s expected to be a sell out.  So make your Sunday, April 16th reservations early by calling (904) 280-3405 or visiting OpenTable.com. Brunch will be served 10:00am – 6:00pm and will feature a selection of Starters/Soups/Salads, a Benedict’s Bar, Carving Station, Seafood Station, Entrees/Sides and Dessert Table, all offering:
    • Artisanal breads
    • She Crab Soup
    • Salads, fruits and berries
    • Eggs Benedict fixings
    • Roasted Lamb
    • Smoked Beef Brisket
    • Roasted Chicken
    • Pork Shanks
    • Lobster Ravioli
    • Shrimps, oysters, crab legs
    • Varied Dessert selections
    • …and more!
    Adult price: $65; Children 6-12 $24. Also for the children, “Egg-citing” Easter activities: 11:00am        Decorate foam eggs and coloring sheets 1:00pm        Sand Art Pictures ($5) 3:00pm        Hula hoops and Relay Races   Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa, 1000 PGA Tour Blvd., Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. 32082. Tel: 904-285-7777. http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/jaxsw-sawgrass-marriott-golf-resort-and-spa/
  • 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!
  • 04/17/2017 6:30 pm - 04/17/2017 8:30 pm
    Evening Meeting at Caffé Andiamo’s Monday 4/17/17   $22, 630pm- 8 pm Kathy Kiernan Tusa will talk about “Self-Defense for Ladies” www.pontevedrawomansclub.com
  • 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
    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 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 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
  • 04/22/2017 6:30 pm - 04/22/2017 10:30 pm
    April 22: Annual Night of Caring “Unmask the Possibilities” from 6:30 PM-10:30 PM Beth El-The Beaches Synagogue will be hosting our Annual Night of Caring, Unmask The Possibilities, on April 22, 2017. It will be a masquerade theme! The excitement begins with a silent auction.  A live auction and plated dinner will follow later in the evening. In addition, we will have a full bar as well as live music all night long for dancing and fun! Over the years, Beth El-The Beaches Synagogue has had many supporters both in town and at the beach.  Please come and share our joy as we celebrate our synagogue at the beach. Lots of fun will be had, so be sure to join us! It’s going to be a wonderful evening. For more information, contact Jacquie Sinder at 273-9100.
  • 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.
  • 04/26/2017 7:00 pm - 04/26/2017 9:00 pm
    April 26th at 7 PM at Beth El-The Beaches Synagogue Hate Crimes, the FBI, and You Join us for a fascinating presentation from FBI special agents who are tasked with solving hate crimes across the country. Hear why their work is a top priority for the FBI's civil rights program and learn how you can help. Don't miss this opportunity to be part of the discussion! This timely program is open to the community. For more information, call Beth El at 904-273-9100. Refreshments will be served!
  • 04/28/2017 - 04/29/2017 All day
    Apex Theatre Studio Presents Disney’s The Lion King Jr. Friday, April 28 and Saturday, April 29 at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, in partnership with Apex Theatre, proudly announces that Apex Theatre Studio's Junior Musical Theater workshop will present Disney's The Lion King Jr. on Friday, April 28 and Saturday, April 29 at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. Performance times are 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 28 and 1:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 29. Tickets for Apex Theatre presents Disney’s The Lion King Jr. are on sale now. Tickets for Apex Theatre Studio presents Disney’s The Lion King Jr. are on sale now and available for purchase at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall and St. Augustine Amphitheatre Box Offices, ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster outlets and by phone at (800) 745-3000. SHOW: Apex Theatre Studio presents Disney’s The Lion King Jr. DATE: Friday, April 28 and Saturday, April 29, 2017 TIME: Friday, April 28 Evening Performance Doors 7:00 p.m. / Performance 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 29 Matinee Performance Doors 12:30 p.m. / Performance 1:00 p.m. Saturday, April 29 Evening Performance Doors 7:00 p.m. / Performance 7:30 p.m. TICKET PRICE: $15.00 – General Reserved Seating WEBSITES: www.pvconcerthall.com; www.apextheatrejax.com
  • 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
  • 04/30/2017 3:00 pm - 04/30/2017 4:00 pm
    The North Florida Women's Chorale will present a concert on April 30, Sunday, at 3 pm at Beaches Chapel Church, 410 Florida Av. Neptune Beach.  "Food for Body and Soul: A Musical Feast for the Ears" is the title of this sometimes playful, sometimes serious, concert about what nourishes us.  The Chorale will sing "If Music Be the Food of Love", "I Gave My Love and Apple", "Hot Chocolate", "That's Amore", and "Music Down in My Soul".   "Famine Song" is a reminder that many people in the world do not have enough to eat so the Chorale is asking the audience members to bring canned or boxed non-perishable food to the concert.  The chorale has collected more than 100 pounds of food to take to B.E.A.M, a food bank, during the rehearsal season.  The hour-long concert by the 35 voice chorale, directed by Kerry Fradley and accompanied by Kathleen Vande Berg, is free and open to the public.  Please remember to bring canned goods to the concert.  For more information visit www.womenschorale.org.
  • 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.
  • 05/09/2017 5:30 pm - 05/09/2017 7:30 pm
    “It is happening again…” Celebrate “Twin Peaks” returning to our TVs on May 21 for Season 3 - “25 years later” - with Librarian Anne Crawford! “Twin Peaks” Fan Party Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library Tuesday, May 9, 2017 from 5:30—7:30 pm in the FOL Community Room Do you love “out-there“ TV like “The X-Files”, “Fringe”, “24”, “Stranger Things”, etc.? You have 90s TV cult favorite, “Twin Peaks,” to thank! Join us for a party you won’t soon forget! We’ll have some fine cherry pie, donuts, coffee, and more while answering “Twin Peaks” trivia questions for your chance to win a Blu-Ray set of the entire series plus the prequel movie, “Fire Walk with Me,” and then we’ll watch the “Twin Peaks” pilot episode on our large movie screen with surround sound. Join us as we travel back to Twin Peaks, a place both “wonderful and strange!” Spoilers abound at this event, for those who’ve never seen the series, so consider borrowing the series (and companion books!) from the Library to catch up before coming to this event. Thanks to the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch
  • 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!
  • 05/22/2017 11:30 am - 05/22/2017 1:00 pm
    Luncheon at Sawgrass Country Club Monday 5/22/17    $22,  1130am- 1pm Chris Hoffman, Executive Director of Beaches Museum, will give us an overview of the museum and a preview of a new fall exhibit on Mineral City (Ponte Vedra) History   www.pontevedrawomansclub.com
  • 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
  • 06/03/2017 9:00 am - 06/03/2017 12:00 pm

    Open Auditions: Children of Eden The age-old conflict of parents and children takes the stage in this epic, heartfelt musical. Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Godspell) Book by John Caird Based on a concept by Charles Lisanby Orchestrations by Bruce Coughlin and Martin Erskine

    Saturday, June 3 9 am – noon – Fine Arts Center Sunday, June 4 2 pm – 6 pm – Choir Room

    At Christ Episcopal Church

    400 San Juan Dr. Ponte Vedra

      Production Dates: Oct. 18-22, 2017 Produced by CEC Theater Please prepare a short monologue and short song. Contact mrob3613@aol.com to arrange an audition time.   More info at christepiscopalchurch.org/auditions
  • 06/04/2017 2:00 pm - 06/04/2017 6:00 pm

    Open Auditions: Children of Eden The age-old conflict of parents and children takes the stage in this epic, heartfelt musical. Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Godspell) Book by John Caird Based on a concept by Charles Lisanby Orchestrations by Bruce Coughlin and Martin Erskine

    Saturday, June 3 9 am – noon – Fine Arts Center Sunday, June 4 2 pm – 6 pm – Choir Room

    At Christ Episcopal Church

    400 San Juan Dr. Ponte Vedra

      Production Dates: Oct. 18-22, 2017 Produced by CEC Theater Please prepare a short monologue and short song. Contact mrob3613@aol.com to arrange an audition time.   More info at christepiscopalchurch.org/auditions
  • 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.
  • 06/12/2017 9:00 am - 06/12/2017 12:00 pm
    Ponte Vedra United Methodist Church at 76 S. Roscoe Blvd. in Ponte Vedra Beach will hold a free Vacation Bible School from June 12th to 16th. Children 3 years old through fifth grade are welcome. The Bible school will be from 9 a.m. until Noon. On Friday, parents are invited for the celebration assembly at 11:15 followed by lunch and water slides until 2:00. The theme is Hero Central - Discover your strength in God. There will be Bible Stories, music, science, crafts, recreation and snacks. You can register at http://2017.cokesburyvbs.com/PonteVedraUnitedChurch. You can contact Mary Margaret Barbour, Children's Minister, at 404-216-6208 or mmbarbour38@gmail.com.
  • 06/15/2017 6:30 pm - 06/15/2017 10:00 pm
    Tickets for Tig Notaro live on stage Thursday, June 15, 2017 at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall will go on sale this Friday, March 17 at 10 a.m at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall and St. Augustine Amphitheatre Box Offices. Tickets will be available for purchase at ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster outlets and by phone at (800) 745-3000. SHOW: Tig Notaro DATE: Thursday, June 15, 2017 TIME: Doors 6:30 p.m. / Show 7:30p.m. TICKET PRICE: $40.00 – First 10 Rows $33.00 – Day of Show Ticket General Admission Standing WEBSITES: www.tignotaro.com; www.pvconcerthall.com
  • 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.  
  • 08/25/2017 6:00 pm - 08/25/2017 8:00 pm
    THE SOCIETY OF MIXED MEDIA ARTISTS PRESENTS "WHO ARE YOU" AN EXHIBITION AT THE PONTE VEDRA CULTURAL CENTER   The public is invited to an exhibition presented by the Society of Mixed Media Artists (SoMMA).  The show will be in the Scene Gallery at the Ponte Vedra Cultural Center, located at 50 Executive Way, Ponte Vedra, FL, 32082, beginning on August 25, 2017.   This exciting exhibit is entitled "Who Are You” and will showcase pieces by many of the award winning members of the organization.  The title and theme of this exhibition might be misleading.  It will NOT be a show with self-portraits of the artists, but rather a display of pieces which challenged the artists to create works of art, (both 2 dimensional and 3 dimensional and both abstract and representational),   that represent their personality, their likes or dislikes, their hobbies or maybe even a clue to their family ancestors.   An opening reception and awards presentation, which is open to the public, will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, August 25, 2017.  The exhibit will run through September 29, 2017.
  • 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.
  • 09/02/2017 8:00 am - 09/02/2017 10:00 pm
    The first ever Charity Tailgate Fest & Flea Market is a fundraising event to build support for the Legion so it can further support its veteran members and make sure it continues as "a place to do good". Listen to local bands, eat some local fare & watch the games on the big screen! American Legion Post #233 (560 North Wilderness Trail, Ponte Vedra, FL 32082), Saturday, September 2nd, Free Admission, *Flea Market Stall $10.00 8am: Flea Market 1pm: Live Band 3pm: UF v Michigan 6pm: Live Band 8pm: FSU v 'Bama
  • 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
  • 09/10/2017 9:00 am - 09/10/2017 3:00 pm
    2017 Ponte Vedra Auto Show presented by Fields Auto Group Date/Time: Sunday, Sept. 10 /9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Location: Nocatee Town Center 460 Town Plaza Ave, Ponte Vedra, FL 32081 Info: The St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce 15th Annual Ponte Vedra Auto Show presented by Fields Auto Group is set for Sept. 10. Up to 150 classic and new collector cars will be vying for one of the show’s 30+ trophies. Nocatee’s Town Center welcomes us for our second year for what will be a very special event. For more information and to register your vehicle, visit www.pvautoshow.com
  • 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.
  • 09/16/2017 10:30 am - 09/16/2017 12:30 pm
    THE SOCIETY OF MIXED MEDIA ARTISTS SEPTEMBER 16TH MEETING AT THE CULTURAL CENTER AT PONTE VEDRA BEACH   The public is invited to attend the Society of Mixed Media Artists (SoMMA) meeting on September 16th, at the Cultural Center AT Ponte Vedra Beach, located at 50 Executive Way, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, 32082.  The meeting will begin at 10:30.   The meeting will feature a presentation by abstract artist Princess Rashid.  Princess is a resident of Mandarin, but like many Jacksonville artists she has a studio in the CoRK district in Riverside.  In addition to being an abstract painter Princess is also a printmaker.  For her demonstration at the SoMMA meeting Princess will be showing her techniques in both mono-printing and collagraph—a type of collage printing. With an engaging personality, Princess is bound make this meeting of SoMMA both fun and educational.
  • 09/20/2017 7:00 pm - 09/20/2017 9:00 pm
    Chabad @ the Beaches Presents Rosh Hashanah Dinner A capacity crowd is expected at the Aaron and Blanche Scharf Chabad Center for Rosh Hashana dinner on Wednesday, September 20th following services at 7:00. The evening will feature a delicious four course meal.  The dinner will be catered by community chefs. Reservations are required $36 for adults $18 for children . For sponsorship opportunities or to RSVP please contact Chabad @ the Beaches via email:  info@ChabadBeaches.com or 904.543.9301. More information is available at www.ChabadBeaches.com/Hholidays. In addition to the Dinner Chabad @ the Beaches has posted its High Holiday Services schedule.  They will be "warm, friendly and traditional" according to Chabad's Executive Director, Rabbi Nochum Kurinsky.  Organizers say that past year's services were a phenomenal success, with large crowds in attendance. Membership is not required to join.  All are welcome, regardless of background or affiliation. Donations are always appreciated.  In addition, a special children's program will accompany the adult services.  All prayers will combine the original Hebrew, as well as translated English. "According to tradition, at the New Year the doors of heaven are open; G-d accepts all prayers, from every person," explains the Rabbi.  "It is in this spirit that we open our services to the entire community." Services will be held on Rosh Hashana - the Jewish New Year (September 20-22nd), as well as Yom Kippur - the Day of Atonement (September 29th ).  They will be held at various times (as indicated below) at the Aaron and Blanche Scharf Chabad Center. For more information or to RSVP please visit www.ChabadBeaches.com/Hholidays or call: 904.543.9301
  • 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!
  • 10/12/2017 9:00 am - 10/12/2017 4:00 pm
    Beautiful household items. October 12,13,14 from 9-4. 226 Garden Wood Dr Ponte vedra fl 32081
  • 10/14/2017 - 10/15/2017 All day
    The Beaches Art Fest October 14 + 15, 2017 Beaches Museum & History Park Pablo Ave (Beach Blvd & A1A), Jacksonville Beach, FL   The 4th Annual Beaches Art Fest returns as a two-day fine art extravaganza! The event is being held October 14 + 15, 2017 on Pablo Ave (Beach Blvd & A1A.), Jacksonville Beach and will benefit the Beaches Museum & History Park.   The two-day format will feature nearly 100 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.   The Beaches Art Fest is presented by the Beaches Museum & History Park and Driftwood, Jacksonville Beach, FL and produced by Holiday Art Shows, St. Augustine FL.   Visit www.TheBeachesArtFest.com for additional information.
  • 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

  • 10/09/2018 5:30 pm - 10/09/2018 7:30 pm
    The Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library is hosting its Teen Halloween Party and McGee Entertainment is providing a live D.J. for the party! We’ll also be raffling off brand-new teen books as prizes (as in published in early October 2018), serving pizza, sodas, and candy, and generally getting our Halloween on.  Coming in costume gets you two raffle tickets instead of one. It’s nothing but fun for 6th – 12th graders, and we would love as many teens as possible to come and rock out at our Library!
  • 10/16/2018 6:30 pm - 10/16/2018 8:30 pm
    The Status of the Summer Haven River with the Friends of the GTM Reserve Our annual meeting at the GTM NERR Visitor Center with the Friends of the GTM Reserve. Dr. Todd Osborne (Whitney Lab) and Dr. Nikki Dix (GTM NERR) will talk about the status of the Summer Haven River and its restoration. The Summer Haven River, at the southeast corner of St Johns County has been a river of environmental, historic, economic, and recreational benefits for many years. That was until 2008 when a tropical storm changed its landscape. In 2017 a re-development project began to restore the river's flow. The river is of special interest to St Johns County Audubon due to the large and active colonies of nesting imperiled birds which call the sand between the river and the Atlantic Ocean home for their offspring each summer before they leave the continent to migrate to South America. The entrance to the GTM NERR Visitor Center is just north of the Exxon Gas Station on A1A, which is approximately 7.5 miles north of the Vilano Bridge. Come early and enjoy the wonderful peace and quiet of the habitat around the Visitor Center and its fascinating exhibits.
  • 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
  • 10/17/2018 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
  • 10/24/2018 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
  • 11/02/2018 10:00 am - 11/02/2018 12:00 pm

    Join GTM Research Reserve and St Johns County Parks and Recreation for a lecture series focused on Northeast Florida's conservation efforts, plants, animals, and beaches!

    This lecture series is free, and light refreshments will be provided. November 2nd: Sustainable Living- See how you can make changes inside and outside of your house to live a more sustainable lifestyle. Get great tips and simple tricks to incorporate into your everyday life so that you can reduce your negative impacts on the environment.
  • 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!
  • 11/04/2018 5:00 pm - 11/04/2018 6:00 pm
    Twilight prayer gathering will be held on Nov. 4th at 5 pm at Ocean Front park located on 1st st. , Jax beach between 5th and 6th Ave. south.  We will praying that "long may our land be bright , with freedom's holy light and that God will protect us by His might" (Samuel  F. Smith).  All are welcome.
  • 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.
  • 11/14/2018 2:30 pm - 11/14/2018 4:30 pm
    Learn how to make nature journals with Park Naturalist Kelly Ussia. This program is FREE and open to kids grades 2nd through 7th. No registration is necessary. For more information, contact Kelly Ussia at 904-209-0335 or kussia@sjcfl.us. Wednesday, November 14  2:30pm Anastasia Island Library, 124 Sea Grove Main Street, St. Augustine Beach
  • 11/17/2018 10:30 am - 11/17/2018 1:00 pm
    LINDA F. HAWKINS  WILL DEMONSTRATE AT THE SOCIETY OF MIXED MEDIA ARTISTS MEETING IN NOVEMBER On November 17, 2018 multi-media artist and Arlington resident, Linda F. Hawkins will present at the Society of Mixed Media Artists (SoMMA) meeting.  The meeting will begin at 10:30 at the Ponte Vedra Cultural Center, located at 50 Executive Way, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL  32082.  The public is invited to attend. Linda is an award-winning artist in many mediums.  At this meeting she will demonstrate a variety of techniques using paints, stamps, transfers, paper, hardware, "found objects" and more.  It will be a fun and inspirational demo that is sure to spark some new ideas that every artist can use in their work.  In addition to SoMMA, Linda is a member of the Art Guild of Orange Park, the Jacksonville Coalition for the Arts, the Jacksonville Watercolor Society and the Florida Watercolor Society. 
  • 11/17/2018 10:30 am - 11/17/2018 12:00 pm
    LINDA F. HAWKINS  WILL DEMONSTRATE AT THE SOCIETY OF MIXED MEDIA ARTISTS MEETING IN NOVEMBER On November 17, 2018 multi-media artist and Arlington resident, Linda F. Hawkins will present at the Society of Mixed Media Artists (SoMMA) meeting.  The meeting will begin at 10:30 at the Ponte Vedra Cultural Center, located at 50 Executive Way, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL  32082.  The public is invited to attend. Linda is an award-winning artist in many mediums.  At this meeting she will demonstrate a variety of techniques using paints, stamps, transfers, paper, hardware, "found objects" and more.  It will be a fun and inspirational demo that is sure to spark some new ideas that every artist can use in their work.  In addition to SoMMA, Linda is a member of the Art Guild of Orange Park, the Jacksonville Coalition for the Arts, the Jacksonville Watercolor Society and the Florida Watercolor Society. 
  • 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.
  • 11/18/2018 10:00 am - 11/18/2018 1:00 pm
    The public is invited to an exhibition presented by the Society of Mixed Media Artists (SoMMA).  The show will be held in the atrium at Anthem Lakes Retirement Community, 905 Assisi Lane, Atlantic Beach (Just of Mayport Road), 32233. This exciting exhibit is entitled "Anything Goes” and will showcase pieces by many of the award winning members of the organization. An opening reception , which is open to the public, will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, November 18, 2018.  The show will run from November 18th through February 1, 2019 and may be viewed any time during daytime hours.
  • 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
  • 11/27/2018 9:00 am - 11/27/2018 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.
  • 11/30/2018 4:00 pm - 11/30/2018 5:00 pm
    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 5 to 12. For more information, contact Kelly Ussia at 904-209-0335 or kussia@sjcfl.us. When: Friday, November 30 and Friday, December 21 (Holiday Yoga!) Time: 4-5pm Where: St. Johns County Pier Pavilion, 350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach
  • 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
  • 12/01/2018 11:00 am - 12/01/2018 1:00 pm
    Join KOTC for a beach cleanup at Ocean Trace Beach Ramp on Saturday, December 1 St. AUGUSTINE, Florida (November 18, 2018) – Keepers of the Coast, a local sustainable living nonprofit organization, announced their upcoming beach cleanup at Ocean Trace Beach Ramp from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, December 1st. The organization will provide bags, gloves, and everything else needed to help keep our beaches litter free. Directly after the scheduled beach cleanup, participants and the public are invited to celebrate the grand opening of Mangrove Surf Shop, across the street from Ocean Trace Beach Ramp at 4085 A1A South, St. Augustine Beach. From 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., enjoy free beer tastings from Lagunitas Brewing Company, tacos for purchase from Purple Olive, and music by the duo Jerm + Ham (a.k.a. Jeremy Rogers and Jacob Hamilton). Guests who bring their beach cleanup debris and/or dress in holiday-themed garb will receive 15 percent off their entire purchase (excluding surfboards). “Our partnership between Keepers of the Coast and Mangrove Surf Shop is a no-brainer,” explained Billy Zeits, co-founder of KOTC. “Mangrove is owned by Dustin and Lauren Estes, who also own St. Augustine Surf School, one of the top-rated surf schools in the world. Together, living a sustainable lifestyle and keeping our beaches and oceans clean, are top priorities.” Mangrove Surf Shop is now open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and features Tribe Apothecary all-natural sunscreen, top surf brands, surf essentials like boards, leashes, and wet suits as well as serves as the hub for St. Augustine Surf School and will host a DRIFTERS Beach and Bike Rentals outpost. Follow along on Instagram @mangrovesurf and learn more about St. Augustine Surf School at staugustinesurf.com. Keepers of the Coast was founded in 2007 and is a 100 percent volunteer operated non-profit working to educate the community about how to protect sensitive coastal systems through sustainable living practices. For more information about their mission, visit keepersofthecoast.org. Follow along on social media on Facebook @keepers.ofthecoast.9 and Instagram @keepersofthecoast
  • 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
  • 12/07/2018 2:00 pm - 12/07/2018 4:00 pm
    Shop and enjoy a free happy hour at the Ponte Vedra Cultural Center during the annual Artisan Market exhibitions. From December 3rd - 7th, visit CCPVB from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and enjoy a free glass of wine while you shop. The Artisan Market will remain on display throughout the month of December. The Artisan Market's collection of works is an incredible homage to the natural environment and displays unbelievable mastery of artistic mediums, including pottery, photography, painting, and fabric work. This collection is specifically geared toward arts and crafts lovers, with local artists exhibiting works perfect for integrating into one's home or gifting to a loved one. Notable artists include Tim Bullard, whose pottery work uses many styles and techniques - some original, some ancient. They are all unique and include Raku-fired ware, Tortured Surfaces, paper clay, and porcelain. Amy Dove is a dyed-in-the-wool fiber artist. Fibers and textiles, tactile and malleable in nature, present Dove with so many creative possibilities. Her hand-dyed silk and wool fibers and fabrics are the basis of her artworks. Through felting, she builds her concepts into form and dimension, while creating rich textures and patterns of saturated colors. A key concept in her work is Wabi Sabi, the Japanese expression of the imperfection in nature that makes it beautiful.  It also conveys the impermanence of nature and the simple truths that change is the only constant, everything is in flux, and nothing is perfect. This concept is evident in her Artisan Market collection. Finally, the work of Masha Sardari takes on a new look at traditional photography. At exhibitions, many mistake her work for painting as she masterfully utilizes a painterly style in her images. Her work is conceptually based on the natural environment, culture, and history. Each piece is softly lit with a natural light source and deeply saturated with color. Her work draws in viewers and creates a sense of wonder. Other artists such as laird, Marlene Scheer, Valarie Forrester, Karen Bullard, Midge Scelzo, and Simran Arora are showing extraordinary work. Visit the CCPVB to view this incredible show and shop.
  • 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
  • 12/10/2018 7:00 pm - 12/10/2018 9:00 pm

    Event to honor Universal Declaration of Human Rights 70th Anniversary

    A human rights event in St. Johns County will honor the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

    Residents from St. Johns, Flagler and Putnam Counties will join the international experience at The United Church (UCC – DOC), 5880 U.S. 1 south in St. Augustine, Dec. 10, 2018, 7:00PM. Readings of individual Human Rights by participants will be posted online by the United Nations. America’s key role in creating the Universal Declaration will set the stage for a community reading of the 30 Human Rights. St. Augustine’s contributions to human rights will be highlighted to an international audience. Participants will identify current violations of human rights in St. Johns, Flagler and Putnam Counties for future action. The event is sponsored by The United Church and Compassionate St. Augustine.

     

    For more information

    Warren Clark, D.Min.

    rwc904@gmail.com  (904) 770-7126 Land line    (813) 246-2741  cell

  • 12/12/2018 12:00 pm - 12/12/2018 2:00 pm

    CHABAD @ THE BEACHES OFFERS Women’s Book Club Luncheon

    Chabad @ the Beaches presents the seventh annual women’s Jewish book club. Every month the club meets and discusses a new book.. All who choose can pre-order lunch from Gili’s Kitchen  by Wednesday 3:00 P.M. for delivery to Chabad. The books will cover a wide variety of topics. This is a great opportunity to meet new people, share your thoughts and opinions, hear other people’s insights, and enjoy a great meal. The first local meeting will take place Wednesday, December 12 at 12:00 PM at Chabad at the Beaches 521 A1A North in Ponte Vedra. This club is free of charge. Reservations are required.

    In December, the club will meet and discuss “The Other Einstein” by Marie Benedict.

    The Other Einstein offers us a window into a brilliant, fascinating woman whose light was lost in Einstein's enormous shadow. It is the story of Einstein's wife, a brilliant physicist in her own right, whose contribution to the special theory of relativity is hotly debated and may have been inspired by her own profound and very personal insight.

    Mitza Maric has always been a little different from other girls. Most twenty-year-olds are wives by now, not studying physics at an elite Zurich university with only male students trying to outdo her clever calculations. But Mitza is smart enough to know that, for her, math is an easier path than marriage. And then fellow student Albert Einstein takes an interest in her, and the world turns sideways. Theirs becomes a partnership of the mind and of the heart, but there might not be room for more than one genius in a marriage. - Amazon

    For anyone wanting to eat lunch while discussing books, contact Gili’s Kitchen at (904) 475-1400 by 3:00 PM the Tuesday before book club. For more information on this or other Chabad @ the Beaches programs and events, visit  www.Chabadbeaches.com or call 904-543-9301. To RSVP, email leah@chabadbeaches.com or text 904-504-0451.

  • 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.
  • 01/04/2019 10:00 am - 01/04/2019 11:00 am
    January 4th: Reptiles- Learn about various reptiles you could encounter here in Northeast Florida. Meet some of our live animals and how they are vital to our surrounding ecosystem 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EST

    Location

    The Players Community Center, 175 Landrum Lane, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
  • 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.
  • 01/18/2019 6:00 pm - 01/18/2019 8:00 pm
    The Cultural Center Announces JAME 2019 Exhibition Call to Artists for Annual Juried Exhibition Scheduled to Open this Month
     
    1/2/2019 PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL: The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach (CCPVB), a local non-profit arts center and gallery space, has announced the dates for its popular annual exhibition, JAME. JAME (Juried Artist Member Exhibition) will begin January 18, 2019 with a free Opening Reception from 6pm - 8pm. The exhibition will then be opened to the public 10am - 4pm on Mondays - Saturdays through March 2, 2019. Visitors to CCPVB will be able to view a wide variety of local art as artists compete for the opportunity to exhibit and for cash prizes. Art work is also available for purchase during the exhibition. All Cultural Center Artist, Patron, and Renaissance Members are invited to submit work for JAME. This opportunity is open to all media, including 3D works of art. Previously known as Celebrate Art, JAME is an annual juried exhibition. Members can submit up to five works of art of any medium, and guest judge, Alicia Somers, will select pieces as well as assign prizes at the opening. New members are welcomed to participate. This is a perfect opportunity to show your work to the community, learn from other artists, and potentially win a prize! The first place winner will be awarded $300. The award winner will also be offered a solo exhibition in the Scene Gallery at the Cultural Center during the 2020 exhibition year. Second place will receive a prize of $125 and third place will receive a prize of $75. Honorable Mentions will also be selected. To review the guidelines and submit, visit ccpvb.org. The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with tax ID #59-3238148. The Cultural Center is located at 50 Executive Way in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082.
  • 01/19/2019 9:00 am - 01/19/2019 11:00 am
    Come celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King at the 11th Annual breakfast celebration featuring guest speaker Jarvis J. James on Saturday, January 19 at 9 a.m. at W.E. Harris Community Center, 400 E. Harris St., Hastings. The cost is $25 per person. MLK Breakfast Details. For more info, contact Tanya Jackson at tjackson@sjcfl.us or 904-692-3655.
  • 01/19/2019 10:30 am - 01/19/2019 1:00 pm
    On January 19, 2019, Gordon Meggison will be demonstrating at the Society of Mixed Media Artists (SoMMA) meeting.  The meeting will begin at 10:30 at the Ponte Vedra Cultural Center, located at 50 Executive Way, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL  32082.  The public is invited to attend. Gordon describes himself as a citizen of the world.  He has traveled extensively and brings his experiences to his artwork both in abstract and natural subject matter.  His mural work is known locally, nationally and internationally.  Acrylics and watercolor are his favored media in works that have been in exhibitions around the world.  At the January meeting he will be demonstrating the use of acrylics combined with sculptural textured media to create a variety of techniques for abstraction.  It will be an informative and “not to be missed” demonstration.   
  • 01/19/2019 2:00 pm - 01/19/2019 6:00 pm
    Five Vs. Five MLK Basketball Tournament When: Saturday, January 19 Time: 2-6pm Where: W.E. Harris Gym, 400 East Harris St., Hastings Details: Lace up those sneakers for a five-versus-five basketball challenge with round-robin play and the top two teams vying for the division title. This program is open to grades 6th-8th with boys and girls divisions and a six-player roster maximum per team. This program is FREE. For more info or to register, contact Tanya Jackson at tjackson@sjcfl.us or 904-692-3655.
  • 01/24/2019 2:00 pm - 01/24/2019 4:00 pm
    The public is invited to enjoy a free, USO-style performance of music from the 1940’s, 1950’s and 1960’s at Silver Creek Senior Living Community on Thursday, January 24, at 2:00 p.m. The Letters From Home trio will dazzle the crowd with snappy tap dancing, jazzy harmonies and a few laughs all designed to stir sincerity, hope and patriotism in the hearts of St. Augustinians of every age. Everyone is welcome but space is limited. Call 800-821-8170 to reserve a seat or visit SilverCreekRetirement.com. WHAT:     Silver Creek – St. Augustine’s most distinctive independent concierge living, assisted living, memory support  and respite care community – is hosting the Letters From Home trio whose mission is to use high-energy entertainment to revive patriotism among all generations. WHO:      The Letters From Home trio, critically acclaimed singers, dancers and comedians. WHEN:      Thursday, January 24, 2019 2:00 p.m. WHERE:    Silver Creek   165 Silver Lane, St. Augustine, FL 32084 (off Highway 207) HOW:       To register for this free event, call 800-821-8170 or visit SilverCreekRetirement.com.
  • 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 1:30 pm - 01/26/2019 3:00 pm
    The presence of a second right whale calf this winter off Ponte Vedra Beach on Sunday, Jan 13th was a welcome sight for researchers.  North Atlantic right whales are highly endangered, with only 411 individuals left in the population.  There were zero calves born in 2018, and only 5 in 2017.  Their greatest threats are entanglements with fishing gear and collisions with vessels. Marine Resources Council (MRC) has been training and coordinating a dedicated volunteer sighting network of coastal residents, businesses, and beachgoers to identify and report right whale sightings off the coast of Florida since 1995.  MRC is seeking shore-based volunteers in northeast Florida to report whale sightings.  This will help protect them from collisions with vessels, initiate a disentanglement response (if necessary), help researchers gather photo-ID, genetic, and behavioral data; assist with tracking their migration and more. Please join Marine Resources Council at the GTMNERR Visitor Center (formerly known as the Environmental Education Center) on Saturday, January 26th from 1:30 pm to 3:00pm to learn about these whales.  Right whale history, biology, threats, conservation, and spotter training will be discussed.  Class is free and RSVP is NOT required. GTMNERR Visitor Center: 505 Guana River Rd, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082 Right whales can be seen very close to shore.  How do you tell a right whale from another whale?  Right whales have:
    1. rough, white patches of skin on the head called callosities
    2. short, stubby, black flippers on the sides of the body
    3. triangular, black tail with smooth edges and a deep notch in the middle
    4. no dorsal (back) fin
    5. V-shaped blow of water when they exhale
    Report whale sightings as soon as possible to MRC’s right whale sighting hotline at 888-97-WHALE (888-979-4253) as soon as possible from December through April.
  • 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/
  • 01/31/2019 5:30 pm - 01/31/2019 6:00 pm
    CULTURAL CENTER AT PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL: Thursday, January 31 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., the Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach will be hosting its first ever Annual Meeting. The meeting is free and open for the public to attend. Learn everything the Cultural Center was up to in 2018, and all that there is to look forward to in 2019! The Annual Meeting will be an excellent opportunity to meet the team, learn about the Cultural Center’s goals, and how we plan to continue to strive to impact the arts and culture in the community. Please RSVP to our Annual Meeting here! The meeting will be followed by "Dinner with an Artist", a quarterly artist talk and dining experience, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Cultural Center. Artists presenting at the dinner are the winning artists of our current JAME (Juried Artist Member Exhibition) that will be on display through March 1st, 2019. Tickets for Dinner with an Artist are $99 for members, and $125 for non-members. We hope to see you there!
  • 02/04/2019 10:00 am - 02/04/2019 12:00 pm
    Current Events Discussion Group 10AM New Location: Amenities Annex, 625 Market Street, St. Augustine Fl (Palenica) Any questions please email adsilby@yahoo.com
  • 02/06/2019 7:30 am - 02/06/2019 9:30 am
    Ponte Vedra Toastmasters Club #5199 meeting 7:30AM at Players Community Senior Center 175 Landrum Lane If you need assistance email carmenjsardinas@gmail.com
  • 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.  
  • 02/07/2019 7:30 pm - 02/07/2019 9:00 pm
    U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 14-7 7:30 PM St. Augustine Yacht Club 442 Ocean Vista Ave, St. Augustine, FL 32080 (near the St. Augustine Lighthouse) Any questions call (904) 460-0243
  • 02/11/2019 12:00 pm - 02/11/2019 1:00 pm
    Caregiver Support Meeting Ponte Vedra Memory Care Center, 1048 A1A North, Ponte Vedra, Fl Any questions call (904) 297-0061
  • 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
  • 02/13/2019 6:00 pm - 02/13/2019 8:00 pm
    6:00pm at First Atlantic Bank Bldg , 100 Corridor Rd.  South Suite 280 Limited space RSVP to Karen Feliciano (904) 907-7880
  • 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.
  • 02/16/2019 10:00 am - 02/16/2019 2:00 pm
    10Am-2PM at the Town Center Field 120 Marketside Avenue, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32081, Nocatee
  • 02/19/2019 8:00 am - 02/19/2019 9:00 am
    8-9AM Westminster Woods on Julington Creek 25 State Rd. 13 Register at www.sjcchamber.com or call (904) 829-5658
  • 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 8:00 pm

    The Lightner Museum invites you to "get your green on" for February's Lightner After Hours social event! We’re ushering in St. Patrick’s Day early and hope you’ll join us for our “Kiss Me I’m Artish” celebration on February 28th from 6 - 8 p.m.  To make merry we’re offering up an ideal chance to hear Irish singer-songwriter Spade McQuade on guitar accompanied by his Eire whistle-playing cara, Amanda Estus.  At this free event, guests are encouraged to dress the green-theme while enjoying an early evening of beer, wine, and light tasty shamrock-inspired treats.

    Attendees may enter at the Granada Street entrance (with blue and white awnings, located across from the Corazon Cinema).

    https://lightnermuseum.org/event/lightner-after-hours-february/

    75 King St., St. Augustine, FL 32084
    904-824-2874
  • 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.
  • 02/28/2019 6:00 pm - 02/28/2019 7:30 pm
    Alzheimer’s Family Support Group 6:00 – 7:30 Starling at Nocatee 999 Crosswater Parkway Ponte Vedra, FL
  • 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
  • 03/09/2019 10:00 am - 03/09/2019 4:00 pm
    Freedom Boat Club will be hosting an Open House and New Boater Experience Day at their location at Beach Marine at 2315 Beach Blvd. in Jacksonville Beach on Saturday, March 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The boat club will be offering free boat rides and refreshments. Everyone is invited to come out and experience Freedom in person, learn the benefits of membership and enjoy some time on the water. Contact: George Biastre  (904) 239-0590 georgeb@freedomboatclub.com
  • 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.
  • 03/16/2019 7:00 am - 03/16/2019 12:00 pm
    9th Annual Kids' Fishing Clinic
    Ancient City Game Fish Association hosts its 9th Annual FREE Kids' Fishing Clinic on Saturday, March 16 at St. Augustine Marina at Vilano Beach Pier. Registration starts at 7 a.m. and is on a first-come, first-served basis. The first 200 kids (age 12 and under) to register will get a bait bucket and goodie bag. Fishing Clinic Details. For more info, call Donna Frantz at 904-814-0515.
  • 03/17/2019 2:00 pm - 03/17/2019 4:00 pm

    Attention residents of St. Johns County; the library needs your help!

    What direction do you see your community and your library following over the next ten years? We need to hear from you and hope you join us as we create a new strategic plan for the future of your St. Johns County Public Library System.

    Together, we can shape the future of our libraries to meet the hopes and needs of both our current and future library users. We are dedicated to making sure all voices are heard, and our goal is to offer you dynamic services and resources that are useful and meaningful to your own personal and professional goals.

    We’d love to hear from you--please join us for one of the following Library Visioning Sessions:

    Sunday, March 17, 2:00 pm Main Library 1960 N. Ponce De Leon Blvd. St. Augustine, FL 32084     Sunday, March 24, 2:00 pm Nocatee Crosswater Hall 245 Nocatee Center Way Ponte Vedra, FL 32081   Sunday, March 31, 2:00 pm World Golf Village Renaissance Resort 500 S. Legacy Trail St. Augustine, FL 32092  

    With six full service branch libraries throughout the county, two traveling bookmobiles, and a beautiful, user-friendly website, using and supporting your library is easier than ever. To learn more about the library system, visit www.sjcpls.org.

    The St. Johns County Public Library system serves the community by providing access to technology, facilities, collections, programs and services that help people meet our mission: Connect, Learn, Enjoy @ Your Library. For more information on the St. Johns County Public Library System, visit sjcpls.org.

  • 03/18/2019 4:00 pm - 03/18/2019 6:00 pm
    Join Gerling Travel as they present a magnificent collection of "Life Changing" river cruise itineraries featuring VIKING RIVER CRUISES throughout Europe, Russia, and China for 2019 and 2020 seasons. We have a special guest speaker Mr. Javier from Viking River Cruises. Drinks and refreshments provided.
    Monday, March 18th, 2019
    4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach
  • 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.
  • 03/22/2019 10:00 am - 03/24/2019 9:00 pm
    1. AUGUSTINE, Florida (January 29, 2019) – On March 22, 23, and 24, the beloved St. Augustine Lions Seafood Festival celebrates its 38thyear with a return to Francis Field in downtown St. Augustine. A St. Augustine tradition since 1981, the Seafood Festival is the largest, oldest and most family-oriented festival in the Ancient City. With more than 20,000 people expected to attend, the Festival is a cornerstone of the St. Augustine Lions fundraising mission to help those in need.
      2019 Festival Highlights Include:  -       Award-winning seafood and “land-lubber” food -       Tantalizing dessert selections -       Nearly 100 diverse, affordable arts and crafts exhibitors -       Kiddie rides, face painting, and family shows -       Live musical entertainment from many genres   The hallmark of the Seafood Festival is its incredible offering of seafood fare. Special menu selections this year will include mahi, salmon, scallops, gumbo, grouper, seafood tacos, octopus, shrimp dishes galore, conch, and even alligator chili.   Major sponsors are Coors, Money Pages, I Heart Radio Stations, Family Kia, and Beach 105.5. Sponsorship opportunities are still available.   Hours and Admission: Francis Field is located at 25 W. Castillo Drive in downtown St. Augustine. Festival hours are 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, March 22; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, March 23; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 24. The Arts & Crafts village closes at sundown. Admission is $5 for adults; children under 15 are free. Active duty military with ID are also free. Food prices are not included with admission. Free Parking and Shuttle: On Saturday, March 23 and Sunday, March 24, free parking with a shuttle to the Seafood Festival will be available. Parking and shuttle are based at the St. Johns County Health Department, located at 200 San Sebastian View, and at the north San Marco lot at 301 San Marco Ave. Shuttles will pick up and drop off visitors at these two locations during Festival hours on Saturday and Sunday only. Look for “shuttle” signs directing you to these locations. More information on the parking and shuttle are on the website. Proceeds from the Festival benefit the charitable activities of the St. Augustine Lions Foundation. Please note, pets are not allowed on Festival grounds. For more information, email admin@lionsfestival.com, visit www.lionsfestival.com, or follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/staugustinelionsfestival
  • 03/24/2019 2:00 pm - 03/24/2019 4:00 pm

    Attention residents of St. Johns County; the library needs your help!

    What direction do you see your community and your library following over the next ten years? We need to hear from you and hope you join us as we create a new strategic plan for the future of your St. Johns County Public Library System.

    Together, we can shape the future of our libraries to meet the hopes and needs of both our current and future library users. We are dedicated to making sure all voices are heard, and our goal is to offer you dynamic services and resources that are useful and meaningful to your own personal and professional goals.

    We’d love to hear from you--please join us for one of the following Library Visioning Sessions:

    Sunday, March 17, 2:00 pm Main Library 1960 N. Ponce De Leon Blvd. St. Augustine, FL 32084    Sunday, March 24, 2:00 pm Nocatee Crosswater Hall 245 Nocatee Center Way Ponte Vedra, FL 32081  Sunday, March 31, 2:00 pm World Golf Village Renaissance Resort 500 S. Legacy Trail St. Augustine, FL 32092 

    With six full service branch libraries throughout the county, two traveling bookmobiles, and a beautiful, user-friendly website, using and supporting your library is easier than ever. To learn more about the library system, visit www.sjcpls.org.

    The St. Johns County Public Library system serves the community by providing access to technology, facilities, collections, programs and services that help people meet our mission: Connect, Learn, Enjoy @ Your Library. For more information on the St. Johns County Public Library System, visit sjcpls.org.

  • 03/28/2019 8:45 am - 03/28/2019 12:00 pm

    SAVVY JOB HUNTERS MINISTRY MARCH WORKSHOP

    Thursday, March 28, 2019, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. (Sign in begins at 8:45 a.m.)

    Christ Episcopal Church, 400 San Juan Drive, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082  Parish Center Conference Room (second floor)

     SIGN UP by emailing Pam Ottesen at pottesen66@gmail.com.

     VOWELS FOR JOB SEEKERS and ADVANCED NETWORKING STRATEGIES

    Learn how to effectively target and land your dream job during two presentations by Brad Raney, international speaker and author, sales/leadership/management trainer and entrepreneur.

    The VOWELS FOR JOB SEEKERS are seven habitual characteristics, which define who God made you to be, and the success factors that will change your job search path.

    During ADVANCED NETWORKING STRATEGIES, learn successful job search techniques:  Using LinkedIn for Networking, Power of Connections, Networking vs Schmoozing, Professional Stalking, and more.

    FEATURED EMPLOYER   Vector Security, Inc. will join us!  Robert “Ret” Travers, Sales Manager, will present job opportunities and application procedures.

    RESUME REVIEWS    Bring several copies of your resumes.  Buddy Webster of LEADERS Professional Recruiting will review your resume with you.

    MYERS-BRIGGS TYPE INDICATOR PERSONALITY ASSESSMENT   Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) can help job seekers recognize their strengths, home in on their job search style, and identify job families that are good matches for their personality type. If you are interested in taking this free MBTI assessment, Margaret MacNaughton, MBTI Practitioner, offers this opportunity following the workshop.

  • 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 6:30 pm - 04/04/2019 9:00 pm
    Christ Episcopal Church School of the Arts presents the Broadway classic rock musical Godspell. Performances are at Christ Episcopal Church Ponte Vedra Beach. Premier party and opening night is Thursday, April 4. Party at 6:30 p.m., show begins 7:30 p.m.; Additional performances are April 5 ad 6 at 8:00 p.m.; April 11 at 7:30 p.m.; April 12 at 8 p.m. and April 13 at 3 and 8 p.m. Purchase tickets at christepiscopalchurch.org. General Admission is $20 and preferred seating is $25.
  • 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.
  • 04/10/2019 9:00 am - 04/10/2019 11:00 am
     Wednesday, April 10 – Fish ID & Regulation Registration
    • Wednesday, April 17 – Tackle Box Necessities Registration
    • Wednesday, April 24 – Knot Tying Registration
    • Wednesday, May 1 – Live & Artificial Bait Registration
    • Wednesday, May 8 – Traps & Nets Registration
    Time: 9-11am
    Where: Shands Pier, 9934 Shands Pier Rd., St. Johns
    Details: Learn the ins and outs of freshwater fishing in Florida. Sign up for one class or attend the whole series. Bring your own gear and learn while you fish! Please note that all participants must have a Freshwater Fishing License or be a Florida Resident age 65 and up. Obtain a fishing license. For more info, contact Kelly Ussia at kussia@sjcfl.us or 904-209-0335.
  • 04/11/2019 9:30 am - 04/11/2019 11:00 am
    Join us for coffee, croissants and a media preview of
    Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist - Works on Paper by the Artist and His Circle Exhibition
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    Thursday, April 11th - 9:30 am-11:00 am
    The exhibition is a rare look at the works of pioneering artist Edgar Degas - one of the leading lights of the 19th-century art scene. Degas is best known for his enchanting paintings of ballet dancers on and off the stage. But little is widely known about the enigmatic artist’s life and personality. Featuring over fifty original works by Degas, The Lightner Museum's special exhibition of Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist offers unique insights into Degas' inner world and the opportunity to see rarely exhibited works from the private collection of curator Robert Flynn Johnson.
    Lightner Museum’s Curator Barry Myers and Educator Alison Schaeffler-Murphy will be available to provide insight on this special exhibit.
    Please RSVP to Jacquelyn at communications@lightnermuseum.org or call 904.824.2874 ext. 108.
  • 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.
  • 04/12/2019 10:00 am - 04/12/2019 11:00 am
    Native Landscaping Lecture Series: Lawn Care
    When: Friday, April 12
    Time: 10-11am
    Where: THE PLAYERS Community Center, 175 Landrum Ln., Ponte Vedra
    Details: We’ve partnered with UF/IFAS Extension St. Johns County for a lecture on Florida-Friendly Landscaping with a focus on how to irrigate, fertilize, and maintain your lawn utilizing Florida-Friendly principles. Lawn Care Registration. This program is FREE. For more info, contact Kelly Ussia at kussia@sjcfl.us or 904-209-0335.
  • 04/12/2019 4:45 pm - 04/12/2019 5:45 pm
    Friday, April 12 from 4:45-5:45pm
    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.
  • 04/15/2019 7:00 pm - 04/15/2019 8:00 pm
    What: Join us at Flagler College Choir’s Spring Concert. This concert is in conjunction with the Borgen Project, a nonprofit fighting global poverty at the federal level, by assisting in passing foreign aid legislature. When: April 15th, 2019 @ 7pm-8pm Where: Ponce Hall Rotunda - 74 King St. Saint Augustine, FL 32084 Cost: Free Provider - Flagler College & Kip Taisey (choir director) 904-819-6217, ktasiey@flagler.ed
  • 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.
  • 04/23/2019 10:00 am - 04/23/2019 7:00 pm
    The exhibition is a rare look at the works of pioneering artist Edgar Degas - one of the leading lights of the 19th-century art scene. Degas is best known for his enchanting paintings of ballet dancers on and off the stage. But little is widely known about the enigmatic artist’s life and personality. Featuring over fifty original works by Degas, The Lightner Museum's special exhibition of Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist offers unique insights into Degas' inner world and the opportunity to see rarely exhibited works from the private collection of curator Robert Flynn Johnson.
    Our limited-engagement showing of Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist is free for museum members or for $5 above the price of museum admission.  Open April 12-June 16th
  • 04/25/2019 9:00 am - 04/25/2019 12:00 pm
    April 25
    Savvy Job Hunters Ministry workshop--Working for the Federal Government
    9 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Christ Episcopal Church, 400 San Juan Dr., Ponte Vedra Beach
  • 04/25/2019 6:00 pm - 04/25/2019 8:00 pm
    We're Celebrating Degas' Circle at the Lightner After Hours!
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    Thursday, April 25th - 6 to 8 pm
    While Edgar Degas did not commonly paint en plein air, his circle of friends certainly did! Join The Lightner Museum and The Saint Augustine Art Associations’ circle of friends during April’s free monthly social event. Guests will enjoy an early evening of cocktails, light hors d’oeuvres and music byRamona. Equally fun is a special opportunity to watch registered plein air artists painting live-happenings in our historic mezzanine area of the museum.
    Visitors wishing to view the Degas exhibition during our free Lightner After Hours event may purchase a $5 admission ticket in the museum gift shop that evening.
    This event is free and open to the public. Attendees may enter at the Granada Street entrance (with the blue and white awnings) located across from the Corazon Cinema.
  • 04/26/2019 9:30 am - 04/26/2019 4:30 pm
    FULL CIRCLE RESOURCE DEBUTS SUSTAINABILITY WORKSHOP “Making Sustainability Work for Your Business” Will Be Held on Friday, April 26th Full Circle Resource Management has teamed up with Travel Without Plastics, Keepers of the Coast, and Recycle Across America to host a sustainability workshop for professionals in the hospitality industry. “Making Sustainability Work for Your Business” will be held on Friday, April 26th from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Embassy Suites by Hilton St. Augustine Beach  Oceanfront Resort, 300 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach, Florida. “This workshop was designed for hospitality professionals looking to reduce resource use and associated costs while still providing a fantastic customer experience,” explained Tara Dodson, Founder and President of Full Circle Resource Management. “Doing business can be good for the planet and good for its people while still increasing profit.” “Making Sustainability Work for Your Business” is part of the 2nd Annual Full Circle Fest, which will be held at The Amp, 1340C A1A South, St. Augustine, on Saturday, April 27th, and is ideal for hospitality business owners, hotel management teams, procurement specialists, and sustainability professionals. Speakers include JoAnn Hendrickx of Travel Without Plastics, Alexa Green of Recycle Across America, Tara Dodson of Full Circle Resource Management, and Ryan Murphy of The Amp and Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. Highlights + Sustainability Topics • How to be a green venue and a profitable business. • Minimizing single-use plastics and Styrofoam while meeting health, safety, and quality expectations. • What exactly can your business recycle and what difference does it make? • How to position sustainability communications to successfully market to your target customer. • Creating new income streams from a zero-waste focus. • Living and working in harmony with North Florida wildlife. Proudly sponsored by Embassy Suites, North Florida Green Chamber, and Thomas Cook Group. Sponsorship opportunities still available. To learn more, contact Tara Dodson at fullcircleresource@gmail.com. Space is limited for “Making Sustainability Work for Your Business.” Cost is $100.00 per person and includes lunch and a Green Drinks networking event. Register online.
  • 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.

  • 04/27/2019 3:00 pm - 04/27/2019 8:00 pm
    KEEPERS OF THE COAST ANNOUNCES 2ND ANNUAL FULL CIRCLE FEST Save the Date! Full Circle Fest Will Be Held on Saturday, April 27 at The Amp ST. AUGUSTINE, Florida (March 3, 2019) – Keepers of the Coast, a local non-profit organization focused on providing a safe and sustainable coastal environment for residents and visitors, will host its 2nd Annual Full Circle Fest, sponsored by The Amp’s Green Hands Program, on Saturday, April 27 on the Front Porch at The Amp (previously St. Augustine Amphitheatre), 1340C A1A South, St. Augustine, from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Admission is a suggested donation of $5.00 per person. Bike, walk, or carpool your way to Full Circle Fest for a fun-filled day of speakers highlighting sustainable living ideas about alternative energy, gardening, recycling, and conservation. Guests are encouraged to bring their own bag and shop for unique, plastic-free, eco-conscious gift items. Enjoy culinary creations by local favorites Arepa Life, Late Risers Food Truck, and The Silver Bullet. “Every aspect of Full Circle Fest is designed for a family-friendly day celebrating our community, and how we can ensure the coastal systems of Northeast Florida remain a beautiful part of our local environment,” said Tara Dodson, Founder of Keepers of the Coast. “Bring refillable containers and stay hydrated at the many Amp water bottle filling stations. We’ll also have adult libations available for purchase such as cold beer from Dog Rose Brewing and sangria from San Sebastian Winery.” Ride your bike and park at the VeloFest bike station to be entered into a raffle to win an exciting prize. Live music at Full Circle Fest begins with Theo Moon from Orlando, an educational/interactive lecture and African drum performance by Nan Nkama of Jacksonville, and ending the evening with Brett Bass and Melted Plectrum. Keepers of the Coast would like to thank the following sponsors: Maritime Creative, VeloFest, Altways Inc, Full Circle Resource Management, St. Johns County Tourist Development Council, Brightway/Olympus Insurance, Travel Without Plastics, Recycle Across America, and Cassidie Corwin Events Gardens & Design. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. With each partner, Keepers of the Coast is able to further commit their dedication of sustainability to the community. Keepers of the Coast is a 100 percent volunteer-operated, non-profit organization working to educate the community on how to protect sensitive coastal systems through sustainable living practices. For more information, visit keepersofthecoast.net.
  • 04/30/2019 10:00 am - 04/30/2019 11:00 am
    Jaws of the Sea
    • Tuesday, April 30 from 10-11am
    • Monday, May 6 from 2-3pm
    • Tuesday, May 7 from 6-7pm
    • Wednesday, May 15 from 10-11am
    • Friday, May 17 from 2-3pm
    Where: Nease Beachfront Park, 3171 Coastal Highway, Vilano Beach
    Details: We’ve partnered with Marineland Dolphin Adventure for an interactive guided beach walk all about sharks. Learn about shark biology, common sharks of our area, and local shark research as well as human and shark encounters. Participants will even get a chance to look for their own shark teeth to take home. Jaws of the Sea Registration. This program is FREE, but you must register on Eventbrite to attend. For more info, contact Kelly Ussia at kussia@sjcfl.us or 904-209-0335.
  • 05/02/2019 6:00 pm - 05/02/2019 8:00 pm
    * * *
    Lecture by Robert Flynn Johnson
    Thursday, May 2 - 6-8 pm
    Meet collector and curator Robert Flynn Johnson and hear the fascinating details of building his collection for the making of his Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist exhibition.
    During more than 40 years as a professor and curator of collections with the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts and the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, Mr. Johnson’s passion for collecting works by Degas grew to intriguing heights. Lecture attendees are bound to take pleasure in learning first hand how Degas’ artistic genius first captured Johnson’s attention and of the many adventures while tracking down works on paper by Degas and his circle of artistic colleagues.
    Tickets are $25 ($20 for Lightner Museum members).
    Reservations are required.
    Tickets may be purchased online or by calling 904.824.2874
  • 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.

  • 05/05/2019 6:00 pm - 05/05/2019 9:00 pm
    BRASS GALA 6:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. Ponte Vedra Inn & Club, 200 Ponte Vedra Boulevard Beaches Residents Actively Supporting the Symphony (BRASS) Annual Gala and Concert by the Jacksonville Symphony with Conductor Nathan Aspinall and Guest Conductors Randolph Johnson and Joyce Perlowitz. Cocktail hour with open bar, followed by dinner, live auction and live music. Join us fordessert on the terrace as well. Tickets at www.Brassonline.org Or Email: nadinesabatier@bellsouth.net 904.545.0491
  • 05/08/2019 1:00 pm - 05/08/2019 3:00 pm

    May 8th Open House 1:00-3:00pm

    Starling at Nocatee-999 Crosswater Pkwy, Ponte Vedra, Fl. 32081

    Light refreshments will be served.

  • 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
  • 05/11/2019 9:00 am - 05/11/2019 4:00 pm
    The Cultural Center to Host Annual Home & Art Tour in May
    PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA - 5/11/19: Be inspired by "Pinterest-worthy" art, design, architecture, and furnishings at the 9th annual Home & Art Tour on Saturday May 11, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., with a breakfast beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach. Five exquisite homes and an artist studio will be open to the public in the prestigious neighborhoods of Ponte Vedra Beach. A Benefactors Reception will kick off this event on Thursday May 9th, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at a private home in Ponte Vedra Beach.
    All entry passes to the Home & Art Tour, breakfast, and tickets to the Benefactors Reception can be purchased online at ccpvb.org. Tickets may be purchased and picked up at the Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach at 50 Executive Way. Proceeds benefit the Cultural Center's first national exhibition, "1 Cent Life", a pop art exhibition including works by Andy Warhol, coming this fall.
    This annual event brings 1,000 community members to the Cultural Center and to Ponte Vedra Beach. All homes on the tour are open throughout the day and can be seen at leisure and in any order. A program with a map and additional information will be provided. Signage is available to assist in finding homes on the tour. Light refreshments will be available.
    The 9th Annual Home & Art Tour is sponsored in part by the Tourist Development Council, Florida Times Union, and the St. Augustine Record.
    The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach, a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization whose mission is to bring the arts into the life of the community through arts education, exhibition, and outreach, and by honoring a donor-driven philosophy. Exhibitions at the Cultural Center are free and open to the public, Monday - Saturday 10am - 4pm.
  • 05/11/2019 4:00 pm - 05/11/2019 6:00 pm
    ST. AUGUSTINE COMMUNITY CHORUS TO PERFORM CARMINA BURANA FOR SEASON FINALE ST. AUGUSTINE, April 11, 2019 – The St. Augustine Community Chorus is ending their 70th Anniversary Season with a bang, singing one of the greatest pieces of music of the 20th century – the bold, strong Carmina Burana by Carl Orff, with the Bel Canto Singers of Daytona. The concert is being held as part of the Romanza Festivale of the Arts, and will take place on Saturday, May 11th at 4:00 pm at Kirk Auditorium (Florida School for the Deaf and Blind). The performance will be performed earlier on May 4th in Daytona, home to the Bel Canto Singers, at the Central Baptist Church. “This is a memorable and dramatic piece of music sung in Latin and German that many will recognize as key parts of this famous cantata have been used in movies, TV shows and commercials,” said Mike Sanflippo, Music Director for the St. Augustine Community Chorus. “We are pleased to be working with the Bel Canto Singers of Daytona for this first time to present this music with an enlarged chorus.” The Bel Canto Singers of Daytona are under the musical direction of Dr. David J. Redman. The program will begin with a selection by the Welsh composer Karl Jenkins, Adiemus, that is also recognizable from its use in TV ads, including for Delta Airlines. The St. Augustine Youth Chorus under the direction of Kerry Fradley, will also play a role in this concert: Carmina Burana calls for a children's chorus in two of the movements, and they will join the chorus in the final movement as well. They will also sing in Adiemus. The program will be accompanied by two pianists and six percussionists with a large battery of instruments including various drums and timpani, marimbas, and more. Carmina Burana was written by composer Carl Orff in 1935-1936 and once performed, he wanted his publishers to destroy everything he had previously composed (they didn’t) as he felt this was the true start of his career. The libretto was based on over 200 medieval songs and poems that Orff encountered in an 1847 edition of a book called Carmina Burana by Johann Andreas Schmeller, that had original text from monks dating from the 11th to 13th centuries. He and a student with a background in Latin, selected and organized 24 of these poems to music. Tickets are on sale now at http://www.staugustinecommunitychorus.org/. Tickets are $20 for adults age 18+; $12 for youth age 11-17; $5 for active military, and free for children 10 and under. The St. Augustine Community Chorus has been celebrating its 70th Anniversary this season, and recently received a proclamation from the City of St. Augustine acknowledging its history and encouraging the public to celebrate and support its concerts. For further information, please contact: Sheila Kolesaire Skolesaire@gmail.com 973-687-0188  
  • 05/11/2019 7:30 pm - 05/11/2019 9:00 pm

    WHAT: Mom*Prov - An improv comedy show dedicated to moms

    WHEN: Saturday, May 11th, 7:30 p.m.

    WHERE: Corazon Cinema & Cafe (36 Granada Street, St Augustine, FL 32084)

    TICKETS: $10 advance/$15 door

    INFO/TICKETS: www.adventure-project.com/events

    The Adventure Project presents Mom*Prov - an improv comedy show dedicated to moms - just in time for Mother's Day! Mom*Prov - a show that's smart and from the heart - features: * It's All About Amy + her mom - the unscripted story of a St. Augustine woman's life with her mom * genNOW - game style improv (a la Whose Line is it Anyway?) highlighting moms * Tiny Town - secrets of St. Augustine moms revealed via audience suggestions Come hungry and thirsty as the Corazon Cinema and Cafe has a bar, and, a full menu. And a special for moms - show us a photo of your kid at the box office and get $5 off your ticket!

    For more information about improv shows, events and classes in St. Augustine please visit: www.adventure-project.com.

  • 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.
  • 05/15/2019 6:00 pm - 05/15/2019 8:00 pm

    District 4 Community Meeting – Nocatee

    District 4 Commissioner Jeremiah Ray Blocker is hosting a Town Hall Meeting at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15 at Crosswater Hall, 245 Nocatee Center Way. The meeting will provide District 4 residents with the opportunity to receive information regarding County programs and services, public safety, and more. A question and answer session with Commissioner Blocker, County Administrator Michael Wanchick, and a representative from the Sheriff's Office will also be held. The meeting is free and open to the public.

  • 05/16/2019 6:00 pm - 05/16/2019 8:00 pm
    Emmy Award Winning Artist Coming to Ponte Vedra Beach
    Travels in Light: David Dunlop Exhibition Opening Reception to be Held May 16
    PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA - 5/14/19: Artist David Dunlop, a modern-day old master, will be visiting Ponte Vedra Beach to attend the Opening Reception of a solo exhibition of his works as well as host a sold-out Visiting Master Artist Workshop at The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach.
    The exhibition Opening Reception will be held from 6-8pm on Thursday, May 16 at the Cultural Center. Local musician group, Simply Strings, will perform during the opening. This event is free and open to the public though donations are encouraged to support the non-profit arts center and gallery.
    Titled Travels In Light, this exhibition showcases twenty of Dunlop's luminous oil paintings. Primarily painted onto metal surfaces, each detailed work of art seems to emit a glow. A mixture of natural and urban scenes highlights the range of the painter and is sure to delight visitors of all tastes. The paintings draw from both Renaissance techniques and contemporary science.
    David Dunlop works as an artist, teacher, lecturer, and Emmy Award winning television host. As the host and writer of the 13-show national PBS television series, Landscapes Through Time with David Dunlop, Dunlop won an Emmy and a CINE Golden Eagle Award in 2009. His paintings have been shown internationally and are held in the collections of major corporations including Aetna Insurance, Citibank, Colgate Palmolive, Delta Airlines, GE Capital Corporation, IBM, Mobil and more.
    Travels In Light and an exhibition of works by the First Coast Pastel Society will be on display through June 15, 2019. The Cultural Center also features a recently renovated and expanded space that focuses on making locally-made artist and artisan goods available to the public.
    The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach is a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization whose mission is to bring the arts into the life of the community through arts education, exhibition, and outreach, and by honoring a donor-driven philosophy. The Cultural Center is open to the public, Monday - Saturday 10am - 4pm.
  • 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.
  • 05/19/2019 6:00 pm - 05/19/2019 9:00 pm

    The Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Foundation to host 24th annual Celebrity Golf Classic at TPC Sawgrass

    Local Jacksonville cancer survivor to perform original rap song at dinner featuring current and former NFL players and celebrities

     

    The Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Foundation will host its 24th annual Celebrity Golf Classic, in partnership with THE PLAYERS on May 19th and 20th. This premier event will take place at the world-renowned TPC Sawgrass in the company of Tom Coughlin and his celebrity friends from the sports world and beyond, as they gather to raise money for local Jacksonville families tackling childhood cancer.

    The foundation is thrilled to announce a special addition to this year’s dinner. Eighteen-year-old cancer survivor Blake Herndon, will perform an original rap song inspired by his own cancer journey. Blake was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) on his seventh birthday. Despite several relapses, Blake has always maintained a positive attitude and been an inspiration to all he meets.

    “A Methodist bishop once quipped that no one can whistle a symphony. It takes an orchestra to play it,” said Jay Fund founder and Executive Vice President of Football Operations for the Jacksonville Jaguars, Tom Coughlin. “The same can be said of tackling childhood cancer. It takes a team, and we are so grateful to have so many incredible members of our team come out year after year to BE THERE for our Jacksonville families.”

    WHEN: The festivities begin on Sunday, May 19th with an exclusive invitation only dinner featuring athletes and celebrities. Interview and photo availability will commence at 6 p.m. which marks the beginning of the evening’s blue carpet arrivals. Availability will end promptly at 7 p.m. Dinner is closed to the press. On Monday, May 20th, the day begins with a 9:00 a.m. shotgun start. Interview and photo availability will take place 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. only. Golf Course is not open to the press or public.

     NOTE: Media should RSVP to Kelly Bussanich at (904) 685-6430 or kellyb@tcjayfund.org

     WHERE:          TPC Sawgrass Clubhouse, 110 Championship Way, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082

    WHY: Some of the worst news a parent can hear is, “Your child has cancer.” The funds raised during this two-day event will help the Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Foundation help local families keep a roof over their heads, food on their table, and the lights on when they are putting all their resources and energies toward helping their child get better. Our mission is to BE THERE for families so they can be there for their sick child. In the past 24 years, the foundation has raised over $8 million at the Celebrity Golf Classic.

    WHO:              This year’s celebrity guests include:

    • Tony Boselli, NFL Alumni (Offensive Lineman)
    • A.J. Bouye, Jacksonville Jaguars (Cornerback)
    • Mark Brunell, NFL Alumni (Quarterback)
    • Calais Campbell, Jacksonville Jaguars (Defensive Lineman)
    • Nick Foles, Jacksonville Jaguars (Quarterback)
    • John Fox, NFL Head Coach Alumni
    • Josh Lambo, Jacksonville Jaguars (Kicker)
    • Scot "Froggy" Langley, Radio Personality
    • Doug Marrone, Jacksonville Jaguars Head Football Coach
    • Chris Mortensen, ESPN Sportscaster
    • Jeff Nordling, Actor
    • Bill Polian, NFL Hall of Fame
    • Josh Scobee, NFL Alumni (Kicker)

    A full list of celebrity participants is available upon request.                

    For more details including instructions on how to contribute, please visit www.tcjayfund.org. Follow the Tom Coughlin Jay Fund @tcjayfund and join the conversation on social media through #BeThere.

  • 05/24/2019 10:00 am - 05/24/2019 11:00 am
    Not in Your Backyard
    When: Friday, May 24 from 10-11am
    Where: THE PLAYERS Community Center, 175 Landrum Ln., Ponte Vedra
    Details: Ever wonder how to identify and remove the plants that are “bad” for your yard and the environment? We’ve partnered with GTM Research Reserve for an opportunity to learn about invasive plant species within Northeast Florida. Not In Your Backyard Details. This program is FREE. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. For more info, contact Kelly Ussia at kussia@sjcfl.us or 904-209-0335.
  • 05/27/2019 10:00 am - 05/27/2019 12:00 pm
    ST. AUGUSTINE'S  MEMORIAL DAY OBSERVANCE will take place in the city's National Cemetery Monday, May 27th. at 10 AM. Brigadier General (Ret) Valeria Gonzalez-Kerr will keynote the annual ceremony which begins with appropriate music and the march in of massed flags from local veterans’ organizations. Local veterans who have died in the past year will be recognized and honored with the "Fallen Comrade Tribute."
  • 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.

  • 06/24/2019 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.

  • 10/11/2019 4:00 pm - 10/11/2019 7:00 pm

    The 3nd annual Aqua East GROM Fest rolls into St. Augustine on October 11-12-13, 2019 for surfers, skateboarders and wakeboarders to compete for over $2100 in cash and prizes from Aqua East Surf Shop.

    All ages and skill levels are encouraged to join Aqua East Surf Shop in a full weekend of surfing, skateboarding and wakeboarding events for the whole family.  The fun starts on Friday night with a FREE Skate Jam including games and prizes from Volcom, Billabong, Hurley, Vans and MORE.  The first surf heat starts at 9am on Saturday morning and 1st place winners in each age division will win cold hard CASH.  Sunday’s Wake Tournament official tow boat is Malibu Boats and starts at 11am with wakeboard, wake surf and wake skate divisions. Come by Aqua East in St. Augustine or Neptune Beach and register for Surf Contest, Wake Tournament or the Trifecta Challenge by October 1, 2019 and receive a free lunch voucher and event swag bag.

    Skate Jam – Friday, October 11, 2019, 4 – 7 PM at Treaty Skate Park

    (1595 Wildwood Dr. St. Augustine, FL. 32086)

    Surf Contest – Saturday, October 12, 2019, 8:00 AM - Southside St. Johns County Ocean Pier

    (350 A1A Beach Blvd, St. Augustine, FL 32080)

    Wake Tournament – Sunday, October 13, 2019, 11:00 AM –Palm Valley Outdoor Bar and Grill, ICW

    (377 S Roscoe Blvd Suite 2, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082)

    Awards – following each event

    VANS Clean-up – following each event with hats, bags and more swag for volunteers

    The competition will feature a variety of divisions including:

    Junior Open Division (17 & Under) sponsored by Quiksilver | Junior Women 15-17 sponsored by Roxy | Boys 12-14 | Girls 12-14 | Junior Boys 9-11 | Junior Girls 9-11 | 8 & Under Co-ed | Sandy Forsyth Longboard Contest (all ages) sponsored by Palm Leaf Dental | Wakesurf/wakeboard/wakeskate Contest sponsored by Tommy’s (all ages) | Free Fun Skate Jam | Photo Contest (all ages) | The Trifecta Challenge is for anyone that participates in all three surf, skate and wake events.

    Is this the year you LEARN TO SURF, SKATE & WAKE? Join the Aqua East crew on October 11th at Treaty Skate Park for one-on-one skate instruction at a park where all skills levels can learn to ride. Surf more your thing? Stoked to Surf is St. Augustine's best surf camp and the talented staff will be at the beach on Saturday, October 12th to teach you how to catch a wave.  Surf behind a boat, you ask?  Tommy's is the trusted Malibu Boats dealer for Northeast Florida and this is your chance to Learn to Wakesurf behind the industries #1 wake boat.

    www.aquaeastgromfest.com and Facebook Page @aquaeastgromfest

  • 10/12/2019 8:00 am - 10/12/2019 12:00 pm

    Surf Contest – Saturday, October 12, 2019, 8:00 AM - Southside St. Johns County Ocean Pier

    (350 A1A Beach Blvd, St. Augustine, FL 32080)

    Wake Tournament – Sunday, October 13, 2019, 11:00 AM –Palm Valley Outdoor Bar and Grill, ICW

                (377 S Roscoe Blvd Suite 2, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082)

    Awards – following each event

    VANS Clean-up – following each event with hats, bags and more swag for volunteers

    The competition will feature a variety of divisions including:

    Junior Open Division (17 & Under) sponsored by Quiksilver | Junior Women 15-17 sponsored by Roxy | Boys 12-14 | Girls 12-14 | Junior Boys 9-11 | Junior Girls 9-11 | 8 & Under Co-ed | Sandy Forsyth Longboard Contest (all ages) sponsored by Palm Leaf Dental | Wakesurf/wakeboard/wakeskate Contest sponsored by Tommy’s (all ages) | Free Fun Skate Jam | Photo Contest (all ages) | The Trifecta Challenge is for anyone that participates in all three surf, skate and wake events.

    Is this the year you LEARN TO SURF, SKATE & WAKE? Join the Aqua East crew on October 11th at Treaty Skate Park for one-on-one skate instruction at a park where all skills levels can learn to ride. Surf more your thing? Stoked to Surf is St. Augustine's best surf camp and the talented staff will be at the beach on Saturday, October 12th to teach you how to catch a wave.  Surf behind a boat, you ask?  Tommy's is the trusted Malibu Boats dealer for Northeast Florida and this is your chance to Learn to Wakesurf behind the industries #1 wake boat.

    www.aquaeastgromfest.com and Facebook Page @aquaeastgromfest

  • 10/13/2019 11:00 am - 10/13/2019 2:00 pm

    Wake Tournament – Sunday, October 13, 2019, 11:00 AM –Palm Valley Outdoor Bar and Grill, ICW

    (377 S Roscoe Blvd Suite 2, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082)

    Awards – following each event

    VANS Clean-up – following each event with hats, bags and more swag for volunteers

    The competition will feature a variety of divisions including:

    Junior Open Division (17 & Under) sponsored by Quiksilver | Junior Women 15-17 sponsored by Roxy | Boys 12-14 | Girls 12-14 | Junior Boys 9-11 | Junior Girls 9-11 | 8 & Under Co-ed | Sandy Forsyth Longboard Contest (all ages) sponsored by Palm Leaf Dental | Wakesurf/wakeboard/wakeskate Contest sponsored by Tommy’s (all ages) | Free Fun Skate Jam | Photo Contest (all ages) | The Trifecta Challenge is for anyone that participates in all three surf, skate and wake events.

    Is this the year you LEARN TO SURF, SKATE & WAKE? Join the Aqua East crew on October 11th at Treaty Skate Park for one-on-one skate instruction at a park where all skills levels can learn to ride. Surf more your thing? Stoked to Surf is St. Augustine's best surf camp and the talented staff will be at the beach on Saturday, October 12th to teach you how to catch a wave.  Surf behind a boat, you ask?  Tommy's is the trusted Malibu Boats dealer for Northeast Florida and this is your chance to Learn to Wakesurf behind the industries #1 wake boat.

    www.aquaeastgromfest.com and Facebook Page @aquaeastgromfest