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Bird Stewardship Training



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.


Run for the Pies

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


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.

Free Vacation Bible School

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 You can contact Mary Margaret Barbour, Children’s Minister, at 404-216-6208 or

Freedom Festival

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




Open Auditions: Children of Eden

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 to arrange an audition time.


More info at