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St. Johns County’s Traffic Operations Section Hosts Traffic Calming Meting, Nov. 9th

The St. Johns County’s Traffic Operations Section will host a public meeting to consider traffic concerns for the Captain’s Pointe Subdivision, located near US-1 and Shores Boulevard. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 9, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the Riverview Club, 790 Christina Drive, in St. Augustine.

 

St. Johns Weekly Traffic Advisory Oct. 29th - Nov. 5th

ST. JOHNS COUNTY

S.R. A1A – Bridge of Lions (contact Laurie Sanderson: 904-669-1165)

No lane closures or channel closures are scheduled at the Bridge of Lions Rehabilitation Project area during the week of Nov. 1. Please visit the Bridge of Lions website at www.FDOTBridgeofLions.com for general project information.

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.

All Library Branches Closed on Thursday, November 4th

All branches of the St. Johns County Public Library System will be closed to the public on Thursday, November 4th for Library Staff Development Day. This full day of training prepares staff to continue providing excellent customer service to St. Johns County residents.

The book drops will remain open, although no items are due while the library is closed. Normal hours at all locations will resume on Friday, November 5th.

For more information, visit www.sjcpls.org or call Library Administration at (904) 827-6925.

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

Mandarin Park and Boat Ramp Closed Temporarily for Improvements

Mandarin Park and Boat Ramp will be closed to the public beginning Monday, Oct. 4 through the end of the year while the city makes improvements to the park and boat ramp.

Improvements include new ADA-compliant play equipment, new signage throughout the park as well as resurfacing and expanding the parking lot to add additional spaces. The park is expected to re-open early 2011.
 
During the closure, residents are encouraged to utilize other area parks and boat ramps which include:

(Parks)

  • Walter Jones Historical Park, 11964 Mandarin Road
  • Chuck Rogers Park, 1950 San Jose Blvd.
  • Alberts Field, 2073 Brady Road
  • Losco Regional Park, 10931 Hood Road
  • Julington Durbin Creek Preserve, 3130 Bartram Park Blvd.

 

(Boat Ramps)

13th Annual Greek Festival Friday, Oct. 8 – Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010

Everyone can be Greek for the weekend at the 13th Annual Greek Festival hosted by Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church. 

Enjoy a delicious assortment of Greek foods, pastries and beverages along with nonstop entertainment performed by the Hellenic Band and traditional Greek dances led by the Nisiotes Dance Troup.  

There's even an Angora (Greek market)and Bakaliko (Greek grocery). 

Location: Francis Field

Directions: Located behind St. Augustine Downtown Historic Parking Facility

Hours: 4 to 9 p.m. on Friday; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on  

Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday