Alligator Farm Offers Kids' Events

In November, The St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park will offer two great events for kids: Parents’ Night Out and a special holiday Zoo Camp to provide kids with a fun, supervised activity during the Veteran’s Day school holiday.

Cash for Candy! Local Dentist Takes a Stand Against Sweets this Halloween

One area dentist is redefining the phrase “put your money where your mouth is.”  This Halloween, trick-or-treaters can bring their excess candy to Bartram Dental Center in St Johns County and receive $1 per pound.  Dr Jason Lewis is leading this anti-decay movement by giving away dollars in exchange for cavity-provoking candy.

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.

National Family Literacy Month Events Announced For Putnam and St. Johns Counties

National Family Literacy Month (NFLM) events are set for this November in Putnam & St. Johns Counties. National Family Literacy Month is a time to recognize the important role that family support plays in the success of reading and literacy. Children who are read to and learn to read from an early age are more likely to become better learners and succeed in other areas of their education.

Saint Augustine January Events

January 8


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

Smartphone App TrickorTracker Removes Parents' Worries-Kids Can More Safely Enjoy Halloween

Iconosys unveils a new Smartphone app that enables responsible parents to know the exact whereabouts of their trick-or-treating kids without requiring them to follow alongside in the family car (risking the lives of others that may stray into their paths, as they are distracted by the task of diligently watching their children from the car window). 

Iconosys, Inc., has created TrickorTrackerso that parents can safely monitor their kids via their Smartphone, while their children are out and about gathering treats.  TrickorTracker is free of charge for Halloween (it does expire afterwards), or can be purchased for $9.99 thereafter for full lifetime coverage of family members.

City of Palm Coast's Seafood Festival Nov. 6 & 7

Come to the City of Palm Coast’s new Seafood Festival on Saturday/Sunday, November 6 & 7 – you’ll cheer on hourly National Hermit Crab Races performed by the National Crab Race Association. Brightly painted crabs race across green wooden race tracks, scooting side-by-side to the finish line. Each shelled crab is numbered for identification purposes and each race participant picks a hermit crab from an aquarium and gives the crab a name.  All the fun is scheduled every hour, on the hour.

Aside from the crab races, visitors will enjoy two days of great eating, kids carnival with popular midway rides, Frisbee K-9 Dog performances, antique and new car show, radio controlled boat racing, art show, food demo with Hell’s Kitchen’s champion Danny Veltri and lots of fabulous music. The Saturday Night Decades of Rockin’ Oldies concert begins at

8:00 p.m. Admission is only $3 for the entire day, with kids under 12 and parking free of charge.