Community Spirit

"Harvesting the Wind" a Lecture at the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum

 

Dr. David Switzer, a Lighthouse Archaeological Maritime Program Associate and Professor Emeritus at Plymouth State University, is delivering a free lecture entitled “Harvesting the Wind at Sea: Evolution of Sailing Vessels from Ancient Seafaring to the Twentieth Century,” in the Anastasia Gallery at the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum today at 7pm.

St. Johns Town Center Holiday Spectacular Saturday, November 20th

Holiday shoppers and families are invited to make merry with a full day of free festivities at St. Johns Town Center, culminating with a spectacular tree lighting and fireworks show. Retailers will also offer great holiday shopping opportunities, in-store promotions and specials.

NW St. Johns County Veterans' Celebration November 10th!

NW St. Johns County Veterans' Celebration will be held at Veterans' Park on Veterans' Expressway Wednesday, November 10, beginning at 5:30 PM. 

Festivities will include military equipment, Bartram Trail Air Force ROTC drills, entertainment by Fruit Cove Middle School Jazz Band and Liberty Pines Chorus, as well as a short ceremony honoring our local veterans.

After the ceremony, entertainment will be provided by a local band, Skin n Bonz.  Bartram Trail and CR210 Rotary Clubs will supply complementary food and drink.  Everyone should come out to honor our veterans and share some great family fun time. ALL local veterans encouraged to participate. Your community would like to say thank you for your service.

Bartram Trail High School Proudly presents "EURYDICE"

Based on the Greek tragedy…  Be sure to mark your calendars and join us as the River Styx extends from the stage bridging the two worlds together. 

Are the bonds of love strong enough to keep Orpheus and Eurydice together?  Join us for this modern retelling of the classic Greek myth.

Creating Visibility on Halloween is the Key to Child Safety

Creating Visibility on Halloween is the Key to Child Safety; Life+Gear Offers Tips to Increase Visibility

Dark streets, distracted motorists and lots of children walking around make Halloween one of the most dangerous pedestrian walking days of the year. Below are both facts and tips to help your viewers (and their children) have a safe Halloween.

Saint Augustine January Events

January 8

TWELFTH NIGHT BALL

Relive the old tradition of celebrating the Feast of the Epiphany with a costume ball at St. Augustine's Government House.  Participants must be dressed in 18th century costume of any nation, as well as bring one pot luck dish and wine, if so desired.  Each attendee should also provide his or her own antique plate and eating utensils.  Turkey, ham and punch will be served.  Festivities begin at 7 p.m.  Tickets are $20 per couple or $15 for an individual.  For more information and advance ticket purchase, call 904.794.2507 or email chkdale@comcast.net

Halloween Candy Buy Back at Krantz Dental Care

In an effort to promote a safe and healthy Halloween for children, Krantz Dental Care will buy back the candy that young trick-or-treaters collect this year. The candy will then be donated to our troops serving overseas.

Krantz Dental Care will pay $2 for each pound of candy brought in ($1 goes to the Feed a Needy Neighbor (FANN) program and $1 goes to the child). Children can also bring in notes with personal messages to the U.S. troops that we will include in the shipment.

Event runs from November 1st - November 4th from 8:00 - 5:00