SOCIETY OF MIXED MEDIA ARTISTS: The Vandroff Art Gallery at the Jewish Community Alliance, located at 8505 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville hosts "Artist Visions” will showcase pieces by many of the …
SOCIETY OF MIXED MEDIA ARTISTS: The Vandroff Art Gallery at the Jewish Community Alliance, located at 8505 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville hosts "Artist Visions” will showcase pieces by many of the award-winning members of the organization. Regular hours at the center are: M-Thurs. 5:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.; Fri. 5:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sat. 1 p.m. – 6 p.m. and Sun. 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. The show runs through Jan. 31.
ROUND ROBIN SHAKESPEARE: January 11 at 6:30 pm, Fleming Island Public Library, 1895 Town Center Blvd. Join us as we begin our monthly aloud, round robin style reading of "Coriolanus." Free Admission. No experience necessary. Everyone welcome. Come to read or listen. Some copies available, or free downloads. More info at roundrobinshakespeare.com.
BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT: Meets Jan. 11, 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.
HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ORANGE PARK: Kicks off the new year Jan. 13 at 10 a.m. at the Clarke House on Kingsley Avenue. Featured speaker is. Elaine Smith, founder and artistic director of Clamour Theatre Company, and install our new officers for 2018.
PRESERVING BLACK CREEK: The Nature Center at Camp Chowenwaw County Park presents guest speaker Genevieve Fletcher of the North Florida Land Trust who will present “Preserving Black Creek,” Jan. 13 at 11 a.m. The event is free and open to the public, and includes interactive nature displays along with naturalist hosts to answer questions. Featured speaker. The park is located at 1517 Ball Rd., north of Green Cove Springs. For more info, call the park office, at (904)529-8058.
COMMEMORATIVE CONCERT: January 14 at 7 p.m., Penney Memorial Church, 4465 Poling Ave, with the Lopez Tabor Duo, comprised of violinist Alfonso Lopez and pianist Michelle Tabor. The concert and parking are free.
FINANCE & AUDIT COMMITTEE: Meets Jan. 16 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.
PENNEY FARMS HISTORICAL SOCIETY: Meets Jan. 17 at 7 p.m., in Town Hall council chambers, 4100 Clark Ave., Penney Farms. Clamour Theatre presents its porch play, "Passing the Baton." Come out and hear Dr. Applegate tell you about the heyday of Green Cove Springs. More info or directions, call Cathie at (904) 529-9078.
GOT CATS? TOO MANY CATS?: Learn about how trap, neuter, return works, Jan. 20 from 2-4 p.m., Fleming Island Public Library, 1895 Town Center Blvd. Presented by Community Critter Care of Clay County Inc., 5C. Free and open to the public. For more info, firstname.lastname@example.org.
INVASIVE PLANTS: Dan Dorosheff, a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission biologist, will discuss Invasive Water Plants and Plant management on Jan. 24 at Trinity Episcopal church in Melrose. A free spaghetti dinner will be held at 6:30 p.m. followed by the presentation at 7 p.m. The address is 204 FL-26, Melrose. For more info, John Katterhenry at email@example.com.
BOOK SALE: Middleburg Clay Hill Public Library’s Friends of the Library members get to shop early on Jan. 25 beginning at 9 a.m. while the general public comes in from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. On Jan. 26, guests can begin shopping at 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. On Jan. 27, again Friends members shop beginning at 9 a.m., while the public gets in from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Also, on Jan. 27, guests can fill a Friends Book Bag for just $5. There’s still time to donate to the sale. For questions or donations, call Ed at (904) 254-7891.
HELLCAT RACES: Fourth Annual Hellcat 10K, 30K and 50K races, January 27, 2018, Military Museum of North Florida at old Lee Field Navy base. Register at www.hellcatrace.com or contact Chris Rodatz, race director at (904) 655-6511.
JUST US GIRLS LUNCHEON: Feb. 15 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Moosehaven, with a $5 Fashion Show. Lunch, door prizes, Inspirational Speaker. $16.50. Please RSVP to Diane at (904) 993-2586 and pay at the door!