Community Calendar 2/16/17

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Posted 2/15/17

HISTORICAL SOCIETY: The Penney Farms Historical Society meets Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. Clay Co. Archivist Vishi Garig presents “The Florida Normal School” as part of celebrating Black History Month. …

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Community Calendar 2/16/17

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HISTORICAL SOCIETY: The Penney Farms Historical Society meets Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. Clay Co. Archivist Vishi Garig presents “The Florida Normal School” as part of celebrating Black History Month. Meets at Town Hall, 4100 Clark Ave., Penney Farms.

BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT: Meets Feb. 16 at 7 p.m., Board of County Commissioners meeting room, fourth floor, Administration Building, 477 Houston St., Green Cove Springs. Open to the public and all interested persons are invited to attend and be heard at the meeting.

JUVENILE CRIME PREVENTION NIGHT: Feb. 16 from 5-7 p.m., hosted Clay County Teen Court, Clay County Historical Courthouse, 915 Walnut St., Green Cove Springs. Mandatory for all Teen Court respondents and open to the public, free of charge, for anyone interested in attending. Visit clayclerk.com for required dress code. Info, Debbie Mueller at (904) 278-3602.

TODDLER TALES: Story time for ages 2-3 offered Feb. 17 and Feb. 24 at 10:30 a.m. each date. Children can of language through stories, rhymes, and music. Orange Park Branch Library, 2054 Plainfield Ave. (904) 541-5815.

BABY BOOK WORMS: Storytime for age birth through 23 months-old offered Feb. 17 and Feb. 24 at 10:30 a.m. each date. Middleburg-Clay Hill Branch Library, 2245 Aster Ave., off County Road 218.Middleburg. (904) 541-5855.

ATTIC RESALE STORE GRAND REOPENING: Feb. 18 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., 821 Blanding Blvd., near Orange Park. Join Haven Hospice as it celebrates the re-opening of its thrift store. Enjoy great door prizes, refreshments and all-day sales. Donations are accepted at the store Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call (904) 215-7130 to arrange for Haven Hospice to pick up larger-item donations such as furniture.

PASTURE AND LIVESTOCK MANAGEMENT SHORT COURSE: Feb. 18 from 9 a.m.-Noon, UF/IFAS Clay County Extension Office, 2463 State Rd. 16 West, Green Cove Springs. Registration is $5 at https://ClayExtension.eventbrite.com Come learn about how to correct problems in your pastures.

BINGO NIGHT: to benefit the disability programs at Challenge Enterprises, Feb. 21, with 5:30 p.m. registration, 6-7 p.m. buffet and bingo at 7. Talons Restaurant, 2217 Eagle Harbor Pkwy, Fleming Island. $25. RSVP at (904) 284-9859.

FINANCE & AUDIT COMMITTEE: Meets Feb. 21, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in the BCC Meeting Room,

fourth floor, Administration Building, 477 Houston St., Green Cove Springs. Open to the public.

THE PLAY'S THE THING!: Featuring History’s Greatest Playwrights. Join us as we continue our reading of Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest, Feb. 21 from 6 to 8 p.m., Orange Park Library, Meeting Rm A, 2054 Plainfield Ave. We will be reading from tablets. Bring yours, if you can. Come to read or to listen! Free download at Project Gutenberg. Info, roundrobinshakespeare.com/readings/. RSVP encouraged, but not required at info@roundrobinshakespeare.com

FREE HOA CERTIFICATION COURSE: Feb. 21 from 6-8 p.m., Oakleaf Plantation - Village Club Room, 370 Oakleaf Village Parkway. Free lecture featuring Barry Ansbacher, managing partner of Ansbacher Law. This course has been approved by the Department of Business and Professional Regulations Division of Florida Condominiums, Timeshares, and Mobile Homes. Board members who successfully complete the course will receive a certificate of fulfillment of their educational requirements.

PRESCHOOL STORY CIRCLE: Feb. 22 at 10:30 a.m. For children ages 3-7; offers children an opportunity to develop socialization, language, listening skills and love of reading. Share the fun of language through stories, rhymes, and music. Orange Park Branch Library, 2054 Plainfield Ave., (904) 541-5815.

STORY TIME FRIENDS: Feb. 22 at 10:30 a.m. each date. For children ages 2-5 featuring stories, finger-plays, music, movement and crafts. Keystone Heights Library, 175 Oriole St. (352) 473-4286.

FIRST COAST CARD CLUB: Feb. 22 at 1:30 p.m., Fleming Island Library, 1895 Town Center Blvd. Please Contact Lea, Organizer/Manager for info. (904) 829-0643. Days/Evenings

KEYSTONE CRAFTY KIDS: Entertaining and creative arts & crafts fun offered Feb. 25 at 11 a.m. each date for grades 2-6, Keystone Heights Library, 175 Oriole St. (352)473-4286.

KEVIN SASSER MEMORIAL JAM: Feb. 26 from 2-6 p.m., American Legion, 3939 County Rd. 218, Middleburg. Donations will be accepted to help Kevin’s family with some of his final expenses. Food will be available for purchase at this event. $10 a plate.

MOTHER GOOSE ON THE LOOSE: More than just a good story, MGOTL offers interactive activities, finger plays, songs, poems, crafts and games, Feb. 27 at 10:30 a.m. for ages 0-24 months. Orange Park Branch Library, 2054 Plainfield Ave. (904) 278-4751.

PLANNING COMMISSION: Meets March 7 at 7 p.m., in the Board of County Commissioners Meeting Room, fourth floor, Administration Building, 477 Houston St., Green Cove Springs. Open to the public.

INTRO TO VEGETABLE GARDENING: March 8 from 6-7:30 p.m., UF/IFAS Extension Office, 2463 State Rd. 16 W, Green Cove Springs. Info, (904) 284-6355.

CARD CLUB: Make new friends when you try your hand at the meeting of the First Coast Card Club, March 29 at 1:30 p.m., Fleming Island Public Library, 1895 Town Center Blvd.

MEDITERRANEAN DIET CLASS: Discover the health benefits and culinary practices of the Mediterranean lifestyle. Four session series starts Mar. 30 at 5:30 p.m., Clay County Extension Office, 2463 State Rd. 16 W, Green Cove Springs. Registration fee is $40 for all four classes. Register online at http://tinyurl.com/ClayEvents or call (904) 284-6355.

EMPTY BOWLS: Salvation Army’s 15th Annual Empty Bowls Luncheon will be held April 4 at the Orange Park United Methodist Church’s Family Life Building. Tickets will be $20 each. Still seeking door prizes, auction items and sponsors for Empty Bowls 2017. Judy White, (904) 607-4150.

MAYAN CALENDAR: The Archaeological Institute of America - Jacksonville Society meets at noon on Apr. 22, Building 51, University of North Florida. Dr. Susan Milbrath, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, will lecture on solar observations and the development of the Mayan calendar. Free and open to the public. Complimentary refreshments afterwards. Free parking. Info, Melva Price, (904)241-9411, aiajaxsoc@gmail.com.

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