Community Calendar 4/13/17

Clay Today
Posted 4/12/17

DEVELOPMENT REVIEW COMMITTEE: Meets April 13, April 20 and April 27 at 10 a.m. in the Zoning Department Conference Room, 3rd Floor of the Administration Building, 477 Houston St., Green Cove Springs. …

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Community Calendar 4/13/17


DEVELOPMENT REVIEW COMMITTEE: Meets April 13, April 20 and April 27 at 10 a.m. in the Zoning Department Conference Room, 3rd Floor of the Administration Building, 477 Houston St., Green Cove Springs. The meeting is open to the public.

JUST US GIRLS LUNCHEON: April 13 at 11:30 a.m., Country Club of Orange Park. Come and join the ladies for fun fitness moves. Door prizes, delectable lunch, inspirational speaker - only $16.50 at the door. Contact Diane Rood - (904) 993-2586 to RSVP.

MAUNDY THURSDAY SERVICE: April 13 at 7 p.m., Calvary United Methodist Church, 112 Blanding Blvd., Orange Park. There will be washing of the feet which reenacts Christ washing his disciples’ feet at the Last Supper.

LAST SUPPER RE-ENACTMENT: Maundy Thursday, April 13 and Good Friday, April 14 at 7 p.m. each night, St. Giles Presbyterian Church, 116 Foxridge Rd. presents the live, dramatic presentation of “This Do In Remembrance of Me.” Communion will be served during the performance with a reception will follow. Info, call (904) 272-1244.

SOIL & WATER: Clay County Soil & Water Conservation District meets April 14 at 9 a.m. at the Clay County Extension office, 2463 State Rd 16 W, Green Cove Springs. Open to the public.

EARTH DAY: Camp Chowenwaw Park, 1517 Ball Rd., north of Green Cove Springs, April 15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nature Center program “Bats in My Backyard” at 11 a.m., Fishing Clinic from 1-3 p.m. must be minimum 8 years-old; under 18 must be accompanied by adult; Pre-registration required, rods and tackle provided. Contact

GOOD FRIDAY: Begins April 14 at 5 p.m. with a “Cross Walk” across Blanding Boulevard to experience what Jesus went through carrying the cross to His death. Together we will carry a cross to tell the world what He sacrificed for all of us. Good Friday Service follows at 6 p.m.

EASTER SERVICES: Begin with Sunrise Service April 16 at 6:30 a.m. on the lawn at Calvary United Methodist Church, 112 Blanding Blvd., followed by a Community Breakfast from 7-9 a.m. Everyone is welcome. Easter Worship, 10:30 a.m. presenting the cantata “Because He Lives.”

SUNRISE SERVICE: Lake Region Kiwanis invites Clay County residents to its annual Easter Sunrise service on Keystone Beach, April 16 at 6:30 a.m. Pastor Jeff Tate will deliver the inspirational message and Friendship Bible Church will provide music. All proceeds go to support Lake Area Ministries. Coffee will be provided by Martin Coffee Company, juice and donuts by Hitchcock’s.

HEALTH SEMINAR: H2U Family Connection, April 18, begins at 5 p.m. with light refreshments with the presentation beginning at 5:30. “Infant & Toddler Hot Topics” is presented by Katherine Ebsworth Mojica, M.D. and registered nurse Denise Liggio. Orange Park Medical Center, Classroom 7. RSVP to 800-889-3627 as seating is limited.

MILITARY OFFICERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA: N.E. Florida Chapter 18 meets April 19 with 11 a.m. social hour and 11:30 a.m. sharp lunch, NAS Jacksonville Officers Club. Baked ham with potatoes, green beans, salad, dessert for $14/plate. RSVP to Pat Munn, by 1 p.m. April 17. Guest s is Capt. Sean Haley USN, Commanding Officer, NAS Jacksonville. MOAA membership is open to all officers active or retired from all military branches.

FREE CONCERT: Navy Band Southeast in concert featuring VIP Combo a five-piece group performing a variety of Jazz standards and instrumental popular music April 19 at 6:30 p.m. at 7:30 p.m. at the Fleming Island Library, 1895 Town Center Blvd. All ages are welcome to attend. No tickets required.

BIRTHDAY PARTY: The Way Free Medical Clinic turns 11. Help us celebrate on April 20 from 5-8 p.m. at 479 Houston St., Green Cove Springs. Join us for a fun-filled evening at The Clinic where there will be a 50/50 raffle and door prizes.

HISTORICAL SOCIETY: April 20 at 7 p.m., Town Hall council chambers, 4100 Clark Ave., Penney Farms. Robert E. Dews presents the story of Magnolia Lake State Park at this month’s Penney Farms Historical Society meeting. More info or directions, call Cathie at (904) 529-9078.

CARRIE CLARKE DAY: Historical Society of Orange Park hosts event on April 22 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Clarke House Park on Kingsley Avenue. Enjoy historic demonstrations, tours, live music, hay rides and, of course, the playground. Admission is free.

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,

CELEBRATE CLAY AWARDS: April 25 at 8:15 a.m., Thrasher-Horne Conference Center, 283 College Dr. Presented by the Paul & Klare Reinhold Foundation to honor the work nonprofit organizations do to improve the lives of Clay County residents. Info, Amy Parker, (904) 269-5857, extension 404 or

GOURMET NIGHT: 23rd Gourmet Night, Club Continental, April 25 from 7-9:30 p.m. with more than 30 local restaurants, entertainment, networking. All proceeds help support Rotary Club local projects. $40 per person. Info, Pam Wolbert, (904) 626-1116, register at

BOOK SALE: Friends Library Book Sale, Middleburg Clay Hill Library, 2245 Aster Ave. at County Road 218, April 27 from 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. with special shopping hours for Friends Members from 9 a.m. - 11 p.m. Shop April 28-29 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Special hours for Friends Members from 9 a.m. – 10 p.m. Shop early for best selection. Saturday, fill a library Book Bag for only $5. For information or to donate books, call (904) 254-7891.

ART SHOW: 29th Annual Clay County Student Art Show, April 28 at 10 a.m. to April 30 at 6 p.m., 1910 Wells Rd. featuring elementary student artwork exhibited in front of Belk and secondary student artwork exhibited in front of JC Penney.

FAMILY FUN DAY: to benefit veterans’ programs at VFW Chapter No. 8255, Middleburg, April 29 from noon-6 p.m. Annual BBQ Cook off and Family Fun Day, 2296 Aster Ave. Free bounce houses, kids’ games, live music.

PLANT SALE: April 29 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Garden of Green Cove Springs holds its 10th Annual Plant Sale at Sacred Heart Church, 207 S. Palmetto Ave., Green Cove Springs, adjacent to the library on State Road 16. Will also include garage sale items (excluding clothing.) Info at

MEMBERSHIP DINE & DANCE: Blues and BBQ Membership for Lake Region Kiwanis Club, April 29 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Keystone United Methodist Church, 4004 State Road 21, featuring great food and music by the band Bubba Can’t Dance. More info, contact Darby Ann at

FREE CONCERT: First Coast Wind Symphony performs April 30 at 7 p.m., Barrows Hall, Penney Retirement Community in Penney Farms as part of the 2017 Commemorative Concert Series. The concert and parking are free.

PLANNING COMMISSION: Meets May 2 at 7 p.m., in the Board of County Commissioners Meeting Room, fourth floor, Administration Building, 477 Houston St., Green Cove Springs. The meeting is open to the public.

FREE CONCERT: Ernie & Debi Evans, radio hosts and musicians, will be performing at the Fleming Island Library, 1895 Town Center Blvd., May 3 at 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Concert promotes bluegrass and acoustic music and is open to all ages. No tickets required.

BUTTERFLY GARDEN: Join the Garden Club of Fleming Island as its members help children 10 and under release more than 300 butterflies during its Annual Butterfly Garden Celebration, May 6, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Fleming Island Library, 1895 Town Center Blvd.

ARMED FORCES DAY: May 20 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Military Museum of North Florida,1 Bunker Ave., Green Cove Springs. Including a car show, military vehicle show, military flea market, parachutists, classic plane fly in and more. Free admission.

FIRST COAST CARD CLUB: May 24 at 1:30 p.m., Fleming Island Public Library, 1895 Town Center Blvd. We meet more interested card players in our community each month. Please call Lea at (904) 829-0643 for more information and verification.

MEMORIAL DAY SERVICE: The public is invited to attend the Town of Orange Park’s annual Memorial Day Service, May 29 at 11 a.m., Magnolia Cemetery, 1040 Kingsley Ave. Info, (904) 264-3411.


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