DRUG TAKE BACK: Securely dispose of unneeded and expired medications, July 19 from 3-7 p.m., Rigel Center, Penney Retirement Community, 4195 Wilbank Ave., Penney Farms. Sponsored by Clay Action …
DRUG TAKE BACK: Securely dispose of unneeded and expired medications, July 19 from 3-7 p.m., Rigel Center, Penney Retirement Community, 4195 Wilbank Ave., Penney Farms. Sponsored by Clay Action Coalition, U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency and Clay County Sheriff’s Office.
COMMUNITY OUTREACH DAY: St. James AME Church, 1324 Kingsley Ave., Orange Park, July 21 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to showcase local social services and community support groups. Will also include a clothing give away, local food banks, food trucks, a bounce house to entertain the children and more. Info, Rev. Dr. Alesia Ford-Burse, church pastor, at (904) 278-7037.
MOVIE NIGHT: Reel Fun Night at Orange Park Town Hall Park, July 20 from 6-9 p.m. Bring a blanket or a chair and join us for a movie and fun. All movies are family friendly. This month it is Moana, rated PG.
FLAG FOOTBALL TOURNEY: QB-5 Flag Football Tournament to fund the drug education programs of the Derek Hatcher Foundation, July 28 at 9 a.m., Dye-Clay YMCA, Moody Avenue, Orange Park. Sponsor packages range from $100-500, competitive team entry fees are $200 and recreational and youth teams are $150. More info, (904) 213-8487.
DEVELOPMENT REVIEW COMMITTEE: Meets August 2, August 9, August 16, August 23 and August 30 at 10:00 a.m. each date 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.
FREE PLAY: Grace Episcopal Church presents “I Love You! Or At Least I Did” on Aug. 3 at 7 p.m. at the church at 245 Kingsley Ave., Orange Park.
BACK TO SCHOOL: Retro Fitness, Fleming Island is hosting a Back to School Kick-off Event, Aug. 4, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Includes a fire-rescue safety program, sheriff’s office passing out kid fingerprinting kids, lifting competition between fire-rescue, police and military. Safe Animal Shelter will hold an on-site pet adoption. Bring a backpack to donate to needy Clay County students.
TEACHER APPRECIATION EXPO: Aug. 6 from 1-3 p.m. at the Thrasher-Horne Center will welcome hundreds of Clay County teachers. Hosted by the Clay County Chamber Foundation, the expo will feature door prize, free screenings, giveaways, food and beverages and more. Info, Annie Grogan at (904) 264-2651 ext. 214 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
FINANCE & AUDIT COMMITTEE: Meets Aug. 7 at 3:30 p.m. and Aug. 21 at 3:30 p.m. in the BCC Meeting Room, fourth floor, Administration Building, 477 Houston St., Green Cove Springs. The meeting is open to the public.
PLANNING COMMISSION: Meets Aug. 7 at 7 p.m., in the Board of County Commissioners Meeting Room, fourth floor, Administration Building, 477 Houston Street Green Cove Springs. The meeting is open to the public.
FLEA MARKET FUNDRAISER: Help raise funds for the Military Museum of Northeast Florida, 1 Bunker Ave., Green Cove Springs at its first-ever Flea Market Fundraiser. August 24 & 25 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. Sell your stuff by renting a 10-foot table for $20; additional 10-foot spaces can be rented for an additional $15 per 10-foot section. Info, (904)410-0781 or email
“WOOFSTOCK” Gala to benefit the SAFE Animal Shelter saluting 1960s-era music provided by DJ Tim, dinner from Chili’s and live and silent auctions. Sept. 22 from 5-9 p.m., Thrasher-Horne Conference Center. Hippie attire is encouraged. Tickets are $60 per person and are available at Safe Animal Shelter, 2913 County Rd. 220 or call (904) 375-9122 to purchase with a credit card.
WHISTLING DEATH 5K: October 6 at 8 a.m., Military Museum of North Florida, 1 Bunker Ave., Green Cove Springs. $25 registration through Sept. 15, $30 afterwards till race day. All finishers will receive a custom finisher medal. The race will traverse the various roads and runways of the former Lee Field airbase. Info, Chris Rodatz, (904) 655-6511.