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  • Shuffleboard
    1:30 pm-4:00 pm
    14780 Mandarin Rd. Jacksonville Fl 32223
    1:30PM at Mandarin Park 14780 Mandarin Rd. next to the tennis courts at the entrance.  Weather permitting.
  • Toastmasters Club #5199
    7:30 am-9:30 am
    175 Landrum Lane, Ponte Vedra, Fl
    Ponte Vedra Toastmasters Club #5199 meeting 7:30AM at Players Community Senior Center 175 Landrum LaneIf you need assistance email
  • The Jacksonville In-Water Boat Show
    12:00 pm-5:00 pm
    1410 Gator Bowl Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32202
    The Jacksonville In-Water Boat Show is coming back to Metropolitan Park and MarinaEvent will be held April 5 to April 7, 2019Jacksonville, FL, Jan. 9, 2019 – JBM & Associates is once again bringing the Jacksonville In-Water Boat Show to Metropolitan Park and Marina. The dates have been set for April 5 through April 7, 2019 for the family-friendly event. Yamaha is once again the presenting sponsor of the event, which is filled with plenty of activities for the whole family, plus boats of all sizes, marine products and services.“We are currently working to put the final touches on the event, which is sure to be another great crowd pleaser,” said Jacqui Bomar, president of JBM & Associates. “Last year, we had about 5,500 come through the gates and unfortunately we had to shut down early on Sunday due to heavy rains. This year we are hoping for great weather and an even bigger turnout. We have lots of great activities planned that everyone will enjoy and we have some great prize giveaways. Our presenting sponsor will also be giving away Yamaha hats each day to the first 100 people through the gates.”The Jacksonville In-Water Boat Show will feature more than 75 different boat brands on site including powerboats, jet boats, skiffs, cruisers, ski boats and yachts. Top local fishing guides will be leading adult fishing seminars and Captain Don Digman from Hook the Future will be there to teach kids how to fish like grown-ups.The Freedom Boat Club’s Freedom Boat Hut will be there to provide free boat rides on the floating tiki bar and Captain Jack Sparrow and his merry band of pirates will also be returning. There will be some of the most popular food trucks on site and live music from a number of local artists.The Jacksonville In-Water Boat Show opens Friday, April 5 at noon until 6 p.m., Saturday, April 6 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, April 7 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets range from $5 to $10 and can be purchased at JBM & AssociatesJBM & Associates is a company made up of women who have been producing boat shows around the country for more than 18 years. They focus on the customer’s needs, exhibitors and vendors to create experiences, not just events. In addition to the Jacksonville In-Water Boat show, they also produce the Charleston Boat Show, Savannah Boat Show, Charleston In-Water Boat Show and the Wilmington Boat Show. For more information, visit
  • Owl + Sunset Symphony
    7:30 pm-9:30 pm
    Beluthahatchee Park, 1501 SR 13, Fruit Cove, FL
    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 or 904-209-0348.
  • Café, Pâtisserie et Degas!
    9:30 am-11:00 am
    75 King St, St. Augustine, FL 32084
    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 or call 904.824.2874 ext. 108.
  • Wild Edibles + Medicinal Plants
    10:00 am-12:00 pm
    2060 FL-13, Switzerland, FL 32259
     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 or 904-209-0348.
  • Native Landscaping Lecture Series: Lawn Care
    10:00 am-11:00 am
    THE PLAYERS Community Center, 175 Landrum Ln., Ponte Vedra, FL
    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 or 904-209-0335.
  • Kid's Beach Yoga
    4:45 pm-5:45 pm
    350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach, Fl
    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 or 904-209-0335.
  • Flagler College Choir’s Spring Concert
    7:00 pm-8:00 pm
    74 King St. Saint Augustine, FL 32084
    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-8pmWhere: Ponce Hall Rotunda - 74 King St. Saint Augustine, FL 32084Cost: FreeProvider - Flagler College & Kip Taisey (choir director) 904-819-6217, ktasiey@flagler.ed
  • Annual Community Easter Egg Hunts
    10:30 am-12:00 pm
    1332 Veterans Pkwy St. Johns Fl
    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 or 904-669-6612.
  • Annual Community Easter Egg Hunts
    10:30 am-2:00 pm
    1595 Wildwood Dr St. Johns Fl
    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 or 904-669-6612.
  • 2nd Annual Free Dentistry Day
    6:00 am-2:00 pm
    12777 Atlantic Blvd., #26, Jacksonville FL 32216
    Dr. Rajaei and Dr. Ahmed of ASAP Dental Care, in partnership with Dentistry from the Heart, continue to help the Jacksonville community!Dentistry from the Heart, a worldwide, nonprofit organization, helps those who lack access to quality dental care.Jacksonville, FL – April 24, 2019Access to dental services is one of the most pressing healthcare needs for those who cannot afford regular trips to the dentist. To assist those in need, Dr. Rajaei and Dr. Ahmed are hosting their 2nd annual free dentistry day on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Dental services will be offered to those over the age of 12 years at ASAP Dental Care, 7451 103rd St., Suite 18, Jacksonville FL, 32210 and ASAP Atlantic Dental Care, 12777 Atlantic Blvd., #26, Jacksonville FL 32216. Patient registration opens at 6:00am followed by an opening ceremony at 6:45am. The firstpatients will be seen at 7:00am. An estimated 150 patients will receive treatment such as a free cleaning, free filling, or free extraction. Services will be provided on a first come, first servedbasis.  Dr. Rajaei and Dr. Ahmed will be supported by more than 200 volunteers including, local dentists, dental hygienists and dental assistants.About Dentistry from the HeartDr. Monticciolo started his nonprofit, Dentistry from the Heart to help adults who lack access to quality dental care. He knew of many charities and organizations that help to provide free dentalcare to children and veterans, but felt adults could benefit from donated dental care as well. Since starting his nonprofit organization, Dentistry from the Heart in 2001, over 500,000 peoplehave been helped and over $25 million dollars in free dentistry has been donated. Studies have shown that dental problems account for hundreds of thousands of emergency room visits eachyear. The number of Americans hospitalized due to preventable dental infections is on the rise. Untreated decay and abscesses can lead to serious, even life threatening complications.Unfortunately for patients, many, if not most emergency departments are unequipped to treat dental conditions. According to the Florida Department of Health, 125,579 people under the ageof 65 were seen in the emergency room for preventable visits from dental conditions in 2017. In Pasco County, that number is 3,311. In 2007, according to Department of Health for the State ofFlorida, 19.2% of adults in Florida were unable to see a dentist because of the cost. The Oral Health Florida coalition released a report in February 2017, stating that 146,612 adults over theage of 21 were seen at an emergency room for a dental related visit, resulting in charges of $241,618,706.For More information please contact:Catherine Chung – DirectorOffice: 727-849-2002 Cell: 941-302-3373Email:
  • Jacksonville 48 Hour Film Project 2019
    8:00 am-3:00 pm
    Jacksonville 48 Hour Film Project 2019CONTACT: Adam Madrid, (904) 707-0386,“Jacksonville 48 Hour Film Project 2019”Jacksonville, FL (April 2, 2019) – It began with young filmmakers, who grew up together. In elementary school they had a vision to one day make movies. The group consisted of Adam Madrid, Joshua Stadt, Jeremiah Stadt and Michael Geselbracht. They would be known as “Argyle Forest Films”.In 2007, one of the friends discussed a new film contest coming to Jacksonville called the 48 Hour Film  Project. The film competition consists of making a short film in 48 hours. Filmmakers are not aware of what they are filming until that Friday. They select a genre and are provided elements (prop, line of dialogue, and character) that each film will have to include. They are told they have until Sunday evening to write, shoot, edit and turn in the completed film or it is considered late.The 48 Hour Film Project was brought to Jacksonville by Mac McDonald, who became the first Jacksonville City Producer for the contest. The 48 Hour Film Project originated in Washington, D.C. in 2001 and has spawned into an international film contest with over 130 cities and the winner of each city goes on to the international contest called Filmapalooza, which takes place in a different city every year. Each film represented at Filmapalooza has a chance to secure a spot in the Short Film Corner at the Cannes Film Festival in France.The gentlemen formed a team with their friends and family and entered feeling optimistic. The team did not win their first year; however, they ended up winning Best Film in 2014. Their film “No Laughing Matter” went on to Filmapalooza later that year and screened at the historic Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, CA. In October 2016, Adam Madrid, along with his wife, Monique Madrid decided to co-create LOL JAX Film Festival. The vision for LOL JAX was simple. It created a platform that would allow local community filmmakers, actors/actresses, and comedians to showcase their short films and talent. The genre comedy was chosen as a way to promote positivity to the audience. “Love Our Locals” by “Laughing Out Loud” is the motto for the festival. They mix local comedy shorts, local stand-up comedians, and local musical bands to be a part of this event and feature a hilarious comedian host by the name of Jenn Weeks. The festival sold out in the first two years and the third annual will be held later this year in August. The festival recently won Folio Weekly’s Best Film Festival 2018 in Jacksonville. In 2018, Chris Ackerman, the second City Producer of Jacksonville decided to retire from the position. After receiving several nominations for the vacant position along with their film crew’s blessing, Adam and Monique submitted themselves to become the new City Producers and were selected due to their festival experience and passion for growth in the local arts.The pair hit the ground running creating a campaign called “Are You Next?” which was significant for marking a new era in the Jacksonville 48 Hour Film Project. They are eager to instill excitement to the new round of filmmakers who sign up to compete to be this years winning team to represent our city at Filmapalooza which will be held in Rotterdam, Netherlands.Adam and Monique have not forgotten how much they owe Mac McDonald, Chris Ackerman, as well as, PRI Productions for continuing to keep this event going and giving local filmmakers a platform to challenge themselves to make a movie in a short span of time which in turn will have their work shown in a proper movie theatre setting for all their friends, family, and community to enjoy. The Madrids are elated to announce the Jacksonville 48 Hour Film Project for 2019 will have a kickoff and drop-off event at Hemming Park with food trucks, drinks, music and entertainment that is open to the public. They have the support of the Jacksonville Film and Television Office, Kessler Creative and PRI Productions. Filming weekend is Friday, May 17th through Sunday, May 19th. With their “thinking outside the box” approach, they partnered with MOSH and will have the screenings atthe Bryan-Gooding Planetarium 7pm-9pm, on Tuesday, May 21st (Screening Group A), Wednesday, May 22nd (Screening Group B) and Thursday, May 23 rd (Screening Group C). The Best Of / Awards Show will be held 7pm-10pm on Wednesday, May 29 th with a rooftop-style reception at the same location. They want this event to be an experience for all who attend. Tickets are available at the MOSH box office or online at registration is open at
    9:30 am-4:30 pm
    300 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach, Florida
    FULL CIRCLE RESOURCE DEBUTS SUSTAINABILITY WORKSHOP“Making Sustainability Work for Your Business” Will Be Held on Friday, April 26thFull Circle Resource Management has teamed up with Travel Without Plastics, Keepers of the Coast, and Recycle Across America to host a sustainability workshop forprofessionals 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 associatedcosts while still providing a fantastic customer experience,” explained Tara Dodson, Founder andPresident of Full Circle Resource Management. “Doing business can be good for the planet and good forits people while still increasing profit.”“Making Sustainability Work for Your Business” is part of the 2nd Annual Full Circle Fest, which will beheld at The Amp, 1340C A1A South, St. Augustine, on Saturday, April 27th, and is ideal for hospitalitybusiness 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 VedraConcert 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 Space is limited for “Making Sustainability Work for Your Business.” Costis $100.00 per person and includes lunch and a Green Drinks networking event. Register online.
    8:00 am-1:00 pm
    100 Kayak Way, St Augustine FL 32092


    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

  • Archaeologist to Discuss Crime Scene Reconstruction
    12:00 pm-3:00 pm
    Building 51 at the University of North Florida Jacksonville Fl
    Archaeologist to Discuss Crime Scene ReconstructionThe Archaeological Institute of America—Jacksonville Society will meet at noon on April27, 2019, in Building 51 at the University of North Florida to hear a lecture by Dr. JohnSchultz, Professor at the University of Central Florida. The title of the lecture is “TheApplication of Archaeological Methods for Forensic Archeological Research.” Abiological anthropologist with specializations in forensic anthropology and forensicarchaeology, Schultz is also a consulting forensic anthropologist for the Districts 9 and25 Medical Examiner’s Office.  His projects have addressed search and recovery issuesinvolving decomposing bodies and skeletal remains in order to develop evidence-basedguidelines for forensic practitioners.  This lecture will present a discussion of tworesearch projects that involve incorporating archaeological methods for crime scenereconstruction. The lecture is free and open to the public. There will be refreshmentsafterwards in the Archaeology Lab. On Saturday, parking is free and thestaff/faculty/vendor spaces are open to everyone. For more information, contact MelvaPrice at (904)241-9411 or
    3:00 pm-8:00 pm
    1340C A1A South, St. Augustine, Fl
    KEEPERS OF THE COAST ANNOUNCES 2ND ANNUAL FULL CIRCLE FESTSave the Date! Full Circle Fest Will Be Held on Saturday, April 27 at The AmpST. AUGUSTINE, Florida (March 3, 2019) – Keepers of the Coast, a local non-profit organization focusedon providing a safe and sustainable coastal environment for residents and visitors, will host its 2ndAnnual Full Circle Fest, sponsored by The Amp’s Green Hands Program, on Saturday, April 27 on theFront Porch at The Amp (previously St. Augustine Amphitheatre), 1340C A1A South, St. Augustine, from3 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 sustainableliving ideas about alternative energy, gardening, recycling, and conservation. Guests are encouraged tobring their own bag and shop for unique, plastic-free, eco-conscious gift items. Enjoy culinary creationsby 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, andhow we can ensure the coastal systems of Northeast Florida remain a beautiful part of our localenvironment,” said Tara Dodson, Founder of Keepers of the Coast. “Bring refillable containers and stayhydrated at the many Amp water bottle filling stations. We’ll also have adult libations available forpurchase 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 lectureand African drum performance by Nan Nkama of Jacksonville, and ending the evening with Brett Bassand Melted Plectrum.Keepers of the Coast would like to thank the following sponsors: Maritime Creative, VeloFest, AltwaysInc, Full Circle Resource Management, St. Johns County Tourist Development Council,Brightway/Olympus Insurance, Travel Without Plastics, Recycle Across America, and Cassidie CorwinEvents Gardens & Design. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. With each partner, Keepers ofthe 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 educatethe community on how to protect sensitive coastal systems through sustainable living practices. Formore information, visit
  • Jaws of the Sea
    10:00 am-11:00 am
    Nease Beachfront Park, 3171 Coastal Highway, Vilano Beach, FL
    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 or 904-209-0335.

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