FREE PLAY: Lost Sock Laundromat by Ivan Faute, Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. at the VIA 17 N. Palmetto Ave., Green Cove Springs. This play about immigration is a work-in-progress from Clay & Water 2019, …
FREE PLAY: Lost Sock Laundromat by Ivan Faute, Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. at the VIA 17 N. Palmetto Ave., Green Cove Springs. This play about immigration is a work-in-progress from Clay & Water 2019, Clamour Theatre Company's Inaugural Playwrights’ Retreat. Free, but reservations recommended at (917) 902-7210 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
VVA MONTHLY MEETING: Vietnam Veterans of America Col. William G. Byrns Chapter 1059 in Clay County meets Feb. 4 at 11 a.m. at the American Legion Post 250, 3939 County Rd. 218, Middleburg. The VVA meets the first Saturday of each month.
ASK A LAWYER FOR FREE: Jax Area Legal Aid, the Clay County Bar Association, Clay County Veterans Services and other organizations are offering Ask a Lawyer 2019 in Clay on Feb. 5 at the Orange Park Library, 2054 Plainfield Ave., from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. In this free seminar, guests can ask about such topics as contracts, family law, foreclosure, real estate, probate, disability, personal injury, criminal law, bankruptcy, immigration, wills, landlords and income taxes.
INFRASTRUCTURE & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE: Meets Feb. 5 & Feb. 19 at 4 p.m. in the BCC Meeting Room, fourth floor, Administration Building, 477 Houston St., Green Cove Springs. Open to the public.
FINANCE & AUDIT COMMITTEE: Meets Feb. 5 at 3 p.m. and Feb. 19 at 3 p.m. in the BCC Meeting Room, fourth floor, Administration Building, 477 Houston St., Green Cove Springs. Open to the public.
PLANNING COMMISSION: Meets Feb. 5 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.
DEVELOPMENT REVIEW COMMITTEE: Meets Feb. 7, Feb. 14, Feb. 21 and Feb. 28 at 10 a.m. in the Zoning Department Conference Room, 3rd floor, Administration Building, 477 Houston St., Green Cove Springs. Open to the public.
QUIT SMOKING: Free Tools to Quit class will be at St. Vincent’s Medical Center Clay in Middleburg on Feb. 7 from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Free patches, lozenges and gum, a free quit plan, workbook, water bottle, stress ball and more. Call Northeast Florida AHEC at (904) 482-0189 to register.
SCIENCE CAFÉ: Presented by St. Johns River State College, a discussion of the film, “The Smog of the Sea,” Feb. 12 at 7 p.m., Orange Park campus, Room D14, 283 College Dr. Florida Sea Grant Agent Maia McGuire leads the free showing and discussion. Info at http://www.sjrstate.edu/speaker_series.html
PRINCESS PARTY: Just Us Girls presents a “Princess Party Luncheon” Feb. 14 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Moosehaven, 1701 Park Ave., Orange Park. $16.50 inclusive Must RSVP by Feb. 8. Payment required for every reservation. Door prizes, lunch and inspirational speaker. Pay at the door. Sharon (904) 571-4236 or e-mail Grammaf@bellsouth.net.
QUIT SMOKING: Now is the time to become Tobacco Free! Join us for a FREE Tools to Quit class at Baptist Medical Center-Fleming Island Feb. 23 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. FREE patches, lozenges, and gum! FREE quit plan, workbook, water bottle, stress ball and more! Call Northeast Florida AHEC at (904) 482-0189 to register and learn more about classes near you.
LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES: Meets Feb. 27 at 3:30 p.m. at the Clay County Library Administration Office located at the Fleming Island Headquarters Library, 1895 Town Center Blvd. Open to the public.
GARDENING SEMINAR: March 15 from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., at the Orange Park Masonic Lodge, 511 Kingsley Ave. The annual horticulture program “Gloves on! Let’s Get Digging,” presents four experts for a day of fun and education. Info, Linda Fonferek, (904) 803-4599.
BASS TOURNAMENT: to benefit Clay County-based The Father’s Heart, a nonprofit that helps needy families in Northeast Florida. March 23 at first safe light, Palatka City Dock, 309 River St., $110 per boat. 3 p.m. weigh in. More info on entering or sponsoring, Nate Dowd (904) 716-0304 or Daniel Greene at (904) 449-9691.
MILITARY COLLECTORS SWAP MEET: April 13 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., The Military Museum of North Florida, 1 Bunker Ave., Green Cove Springs. A one day event for military collectors to buy, sell, and trade their stuff. Enjoy military vehicles and reenactors too.
WINE TASTING GALA: to benefit Quigley House, the domestic violence shelter for Clay County, April 13 from 6-8:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Sullivan Hall 7190 U.S. Hwy 17. $50 per person or $1,000 for table sponsorship. Quigleyhouse.org/events or (904)284-0340 extension 317 for more info.
TOUCH A TRUCK: May 18 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Orange Park Mall, sponsored by the Clay County Division of Emergency Management. Kids get to interact with response vehicles, heavy equipment and other unique vehicles and a hazard preparedness event for families and children. The first two hours of the event will be horn and noise free to accommodate children and/or adults with special needs.