Community Calendar for 051817

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Posted 5/17/17

DEVELOPMENT REVIEW COMMITTEE: Meets May 18 and May 25 at 10 a.m. in the Zoning Department Conference Room, 3rd Floor of the Administration Building, 477 Houston St., Green Cove Springs. The meeting …

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Community Calendar for 051817

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DEVELOPMENT REVIEW COMMITTEE: Meets May 18 and May 25 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.
TOURISM SUMMIT: May 19 from 9-11 a.m., Thrasher-Horne Conference Center, 283 College Dr. Open to the public and all interested parties to attend and be heard. One or more members of the Clay County Tourist Development Council or the Clay County Board of County Commissioners may attend and speak at the Summit.
BENEFIT CONCERT: The Heritage Singers of Jacksonville present a free concert, May 19 at 7 p.m. in The Moosehaven Auditorium, 1701 Park Ave. in Orange Park to benefit the programs of Clay Behavioral Health. The concert is free but donations will be accepted
BOOK SALE: May 18-20, to benefit the programs at Orange Park Public Library, 2054 Plainfield, rooms A & B. May 18, noon to 7 p.m.; May 19, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; May 20, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Select from thousands of gently used best sellers at low prices, as well romance books, children's and young adult, cookbooks, gardening, health & wellness, sports, history, art, and photography.
JUVENILE CRIME PREVENTION NIGHT: May 18 from 5-7 p.m., hosted by Teen Court of Clay County at the Clay County Historical Courthouse, 915 Walnut St., Green Cove Springs. Mandatory for all Teen Court respondents and open to the public, free of charge. Features guest speakers and info aimed at reducing juvenile crime and promoting respect for respondents, parents and teachers. Visit clayclerk.com for dress code requirements or call Debbie Mueller at (904) 278-3602 for info.
SHOWCASE: to benefit BASCA, May 19 with 6 p.m. appetizers, 7 p.m. program, Club Continental, 2143 Astor St., Orange Park. Space is limited, tickets are $25 each with special guest WJXT TV-4 News Anchor Mary Baer.
FLEA MARKET/ CRAFT FAIR: To benefit K9 Partners for Patriots, May 20 at 8 a.m., Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 4365, 1932 Long Bay, Middleburg, FL. Reserve your space for $10. Hot dogs and cold drinks for sale. Info, reservations: (904) 910-4043.
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.
LANDSCAPING CLASS: May 22 from 6-8 p.m., Clay County Extension office, 2463 State Rd. 16, Green Cove Springs. Learn how to plant the “Right Plant/Right Place” in your landscape. Visit clayextension.eventbrite.com for more details.
HANDBELL CONCERT: May 22 from 6:30-7:30 p.m., Orange Park United Methodist Church Handbell Choir “Spring Concert,” Fleming Island Public Library, 1895 Town Center Blvd. All Ages are welcome. No tickets required.
CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS MEETING: The Clay County Supervisor of Elections Office will host a governmental meeting for Clay County Constitutional Officers and staff members on May 23 from noon-2 p.m. in the training center at the Supervisor’s Office located at 500 North Orange Avenue in Green Cove Springs, Florida. Members of the Clay County Board of County Commissioners have been invited and are expected to attend the meeting, which is open to the public.
PLANTING WORKSHOP: May 23 from 6-8 p.m. “The Right Plant for the Right Place” teaches methods to make your garden more successful and sustainable through landscape design. University of Florida/IFAS Clay County Extension at 2463 State Rd. 16 West, Green Cove Springs. Register at clayextension.eventbrite.com or call (904) 284-6355.
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.
LIBRARY BOARD: The Clay County Library Board of Trustees meets May 24 at 3:30 p.m. at the Clay County Library Administration Office located at the Fleming Island Headquarters Library, 1895 Town Center Blvd. The meeting is open to the public.
DISASTER PLANNING FOR MINISTERS: To a meeting with Clay County Emergency Management and the Clay SafetyNet Alliance at the Clay County Emergency Operations Center, 2519 State Rd. 16 West, Green Cove Springs. May 25 from 9-11 a.m. Contact John Ward, director of emergency management, (904) 657-3174 or john.ward@claycountygov.com for more information.
TEEN COURT: Meets May 25 at 5:30 p.m. at the Clay County Historical Courthouse, 915 Walnut St., Green Cove Springs. Teens can volunteer and earn community service hours. Visit clayclerk.com for dress code requirements or call Debbie Mueller at (904) 278-3602 for more info.
MEMORIAL CEREMONY: May 26 at 11:30 a.m. a tribute ceremony for Clay County’s “Fallen in the Line of Duty,” at Memorial Plaza, 1845 Town Center Blvd., Fleming Island to honor those who gave it all while serving their community or country. All are welcome to attend.
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.
BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT: Meets May 30 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.
TOUCH A TRUCK: June 3 from 9-11 a.m. in the Sears parking lot at Orange Park Mall, presented by Clay County Emergency Management. First two hours are noise-free for sensitive ears. This free kid-friendly event lets kids meet the pros who help the community in times of disaster.
PLANNING COMMISSION: Meets June 6 at 6 p.m. to conduct a Workshop regarding major issues to be addressed in the update of the County’s Comprehensive Plan. The meeting will be followed by the Planning Commission’s regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Both meetings will be held in the Board of County Commissioners Meeting Room, fourth floor, Administration Building, 477 Houston St., Green Cove Springs. Both meetings open to the public.
STOP SMOKING CLASS: June 10 from 2-4 p.m. at The Way Medical Clinic, Houston Street, Green Cove Springs. Get free patches, lozenges, or gum plus a free quit plan, workbook, water bottle, stress ball and more. Call to register and learn about more classes near you: Northeast Florida Area Health Education Center, (904) 482-0189.
FREE VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: First Presbyterian & St. Mary’s Episcopal Churches invite all 4 year olds through completed 6th graders to join us for “HERO CENTRAL” VBS. June 12-16 from 9 a.m.-noon, Monday-Friday. VBS will be held at First Presbyterian Church, 300 Gum St., Green Cove Springs. Come join the fun with crafts, music, bible story, recreation, science, etc. Register at: 2017.cokesburyvbs.com/firstpresgcsfl. If you have any question, please call (904) 284-9261.
COMPOSTING WORKSHOP: June 13 from 6-7:30 p.m., the “Composting in the Garden” workshop is for those interested in recycling household and yard waste to enrich their soil. University of Florida/IFAS Clay County Extension, 2463 State Rd. 16 West, Green Cove Springs. Register at clayextension.eventbrite.com or call (904) 284-6355.
PRIVATE APPLICATOR PESTICIDE LICENSE REVIEW COURSE: June 15 from 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., UF/IFAS Clay County Extension Office, 2463 State Rd. 16 West, Green Cove Springs. Registration is $25 at https://ClayExtension.eventbrite.com. Come learn how to become certified as a pesticide applicator for agricultural commodities on your own private land.
HONOR GUARDS DAY PARADE: June 24 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., behind JC Penney at the Orange Park Mall. This free event honors the sacrifices made by those who wear the uniforms:
planning the service of our fallen, marching and presenting the colors with honor, standing over our fallen in all weather, and comforting those in duress. Tentative guest speakers are Gov. Rick Scott and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio. Info, Donald Crutch, (407) 949-1931.
WATERING WORKSHOP: June 24 from 9 a.m. until noon, “Watering the Right Way” is for those interested in optimizing their irrigation or installing drip systems. University of Florida/IFAS Clay County Extension, 2463 State Rd. 16 West, Green Cove Springs. Register at clayextension.eventbrite.com or call (904) 284-6355.
MASTER GARDENER: The UF/IFAS Clay County Master Gardener Program will be holding its annual plant sale on Sept. 9 from 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. There will be many varieties of landscape plants available along with food and craft vendors, free workshops, and activities for kids. University of Florida/IFAS Clay County Extension, 2463 State Rd. 16 West, Green Cove Springs.
FLAG FOOTBALL: July 29 at 9 a.m., Dye Clay YMCA, Moody Avenue, benefit for the Derek Hatcher Foundation to raise awareness about substance abuse and addiction. Looking for sponsors and teams to play in the QB-5 Flag Football Tournament. $200 for men’s competitive team with $500 prize to winner. Info, (904)707-3839 or hatcherfoundation@gmail.com.

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