Community Calendar 3/15/18

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Posted 3/14/18

DEVELOPMENT REVIEW COMMITTEE: Meets March 15, March 22 and March 29 at 10 a.m. each date in the Zoning Department Conference Room, 3rd floor of the Administration Building, 477 Houston Street Green …

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Community Calendar 3/15/18

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DEVELOPMENT REVIEW COMMITTEE: Meets March 15, March 22 and March 29 at 10 a.m. each date in the Zoning Department Conference Room, 3rd floor of the Administration Building, 477 Houston Street Green Cove Springs. The meeting is open to the public.
PENNEY FARMS HISTORICAL SOCIETY: March 15 at 7 p.m. in Town Hall at 4100 Clark Ave. as guest speaker Eugene Francis discusses the history of his mother’s family, “Lycurgus” in Clay County and Northeast Florida, which has been traced back almost 300 years. Free and the public is invited.
CORNED BEEF & CABBAGE DINNER: Hosted by the Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 5968, 187 Arora Blvd., Orange Park. St. Patrick’s Day, March 17 from 4-7 p.m. with evening activities including Music by Steve, “Bucket Prizes” and 50/50 drawing. The public is invited. (904) 276-5968.
FINANCE & AUDIT COMMITTEE: Meets March 20 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.
HOUSING FINANCE AUTHORITY: Meets March 21 at 9 a.m., in the county commission’s meeting room, fourth floor, County Administration Building, 477 Houston St., Green Cove Springs. Open to the public.
TOURIST DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL: Meets March 21 at 3 p.m., in the County Commission Meeting Room, fourth floor, County Administration Building, 477 Houston St., Green Cove Springs. Open to the public.
3rd ANNUAL ART WALK: March 23 from 5-8 p.m., to benefit the National Art Honor Society at Oakleaf High, at the Oakleaf Village Green across from Oakleaf Village Elementary, featuring food trucks, vendors and art.
YARD SALE: AMVETS Post 86, 6685 Brooklyn Bay Rd., Keystone Heights, March 24 at 10 a.m.–until. $5 per table to buy, sell or trade and enjoy the pig roast for $8 a plate, exotic animals by Single Vision and, at 7 p.m., take part in Karaoke. Info, (352) 473-7951.
STOP SMOKING: Free class, March 24 from 10 a.m.-noon, at Orange Park Medical Center. Students get free patches, lozenges, gum, free quit plan, workbook, water bottle, stress ball and more. Call Northeast Florida AHEC at (904) 482-0189 to register and learn about more classes near you.
CHILI COOK-OFF: March 24 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Fleet Reserve Association Branch No. 91, located at 5391 Collins Rd., Jacksonville. Free to enter; guests pay $5 for their tasting kit so they can sample and vote on the best batch. Food and drinks on sale, plus a baked good auctions and crafts all to raise much-needed funds for veterans’ programs. Info, Chuck at (904) 465-2803 or chuck@americanpridechilicookoff.com.
SPRING FLING: March 24 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Asbury United Methodist Church, 16 College Dr. Features craft fair crafts, food vendors, baked goods, live entertainment, clowns, Child ID Program, Bounce House, Easter gifts and more. Info, (904)272-0110.
DRUG TAKE BACK EVENT: March 31 from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m., Orange Park Medical Center, 2001 Kingsley Ave., coordinated by the Clay Action Coalition, Clay County Sheriff’s Office and OPMC. Safely return prescription medications to keep them out of the wrong hands.
DOGGONE EASTER EGG HUNT: 6th Annual event, March 31 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Orange Park Town Hall Park, corner of Kingsley and Park Avenues to benefit Friends of Clay County Animals. Registration begins at 11 with large dog hunt at 12:30 p.m. and small dog hunt at 1:30 p.m., includes bake sale, silent auction, Luckee Dog ice cream, $5 photos with Easter Bunny. Pre-register at pawfectionbakery.com
CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT: To benefit American Cancer Society March 31 at noon, Dalton’s Sprot’s Grill, Middleburg, $40 per two-person team or $10 a single with blind draw entry. Hosted by Clay County Sheriff's Office Relay for Life Shining Star's Team. All ages welcome. Join us for entertainment, chance drawings, food & drinks, and a lot of fun. Info, Erin Morris at Erinrelay4life@gmail.com
PLANNING COMMISSION: Meets April 3 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.
ORANGE PARK CHORALE: Spring 2018 performances of “Grant Us Thy Peace” are scheduled for April 6 at 7:30 p.m. at Grace Anglican Church, 5804 U.S. Highway 17, on Fleming Island and April 8 at 3 p.m. at Ortega United Methodist Church, 4807 Roosevelt Blvd., in Jacksonville. Free, but donations are welcomed as a love offering.
DINNER & REVERSE RAFFLE: To benefit Clay Behavioral Health Center and Kids First of Florida, April 13 at 7 p.m., Hilltop Restaurant, Orange Park. The "Community Event Unlike Any Other" includes a chance to enter a “reverse raffle,” which has a $5,000 grand prize. For tickets or sponsorship information, contact Ernie Cohen at (904) 710-5148.
VETERANS APPRECIATION DAY: Sponsored by Clay County Veterans’ Services, April 14 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Thrasher-Horne Center, 283 College Dr. Free admission featuring Clay County Cruzers Car Show, the U.S. Small Business Administration, home & healthcare and so much more.
QUIT SMOKING: Here is your chance to become Tobacco Free. Join us for a Free “Tools to Quit” class at the Way Free Medical Clinic, 479 Houston St., Green Cove Springs, April 14 from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free patches, lozenges and gum, plus free quit plan, workbook, water bottle, stress ball and more. Call Northeast Florida AHEC at (904) 482-0189 to register.
ORANGE PARK CHORALE: Annual charity concert to benefit Quigley House, Clay County’s shelter for victims of domestic abuse. April 14 at 7:30 p.m. at Orange Park Presbyterian Church, 1905 Park Ave. All donations go to Quigley House.
PASTOR APPRECIATION: The 11th Annual Pastors and Church’s Appreciation for Pastors Jonathan and Stephanie Bryant of Resurrection Life Center, 3114 County Rd. 220, Middleburg. April 15 at 10 a.m. This year’s theme is “Expected to Produce.” Public invited, (904) 282-8307.
BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT: Meets April 17 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.
3RD ANNUAL CORKS & FORKS: to benefit the community outreach programs of St. Vincent’s HealthCare in Clay County. April 20 at 7 p.m., The Hilltop Club & Restaurant in Orange Park. $150 per person. Tickets or sponsorships, Jessica Waugaman or Lauren Corley, (904) 308-7306 or visit corksandforksclay.com.
GOLF TOURNAMENT: to benefit the Clay County Police Athletic League, Magnolia Point Golf and Country Club. April 20 with 7:30 registration and 9 a.m. start. Captain’s Choice with prizes for Longest Putt on Green, Longest Drive and closest to pin. $75 per golfer. Info, deputy Daniel Eshelman, (904) 463-8299.
BARBECUE COOKOFF: Join the ABATE of Florida Inc. Black Creek Chapter and VFW Post No. 8255, 2296 Aster Ave. in Middleburg, on April 21 for a barbecue cook-off. Teams are still needed. Call (904) 282-0475 to sign up, sponsor or get more information.
EMPTY BOWLS 2018: Grab a bowl of soup on April 24 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Orange Park United Methodist Church’s Family Life Center, 2021 Reed St., as part of Empty Bowls 2018 to benefit the programs of Salvation Army. Attendees receive a hand-crafted bowl made by Clay County students and soup from Chick-fil-A and Metro Diner. Tickets, (904) 276-6677.
POW WOW: The All Creations Inter-Tribal Pow Wow, April 26-29, Military Museum of North Florida, 1 Bunker Ave., Green Cove Springs. Includes music, dancing, children’s and cultural activities and trading, as well as museum tours.
5K KOLOR RUN: April 28 at 9 a.m., Keystone Heights Air Park, 7100 Airport Rd., to benefit the children’s programs of the Lake Region Kiwanis Club. Sponsorship levels range from $1,000 to $100. Info, Carlton Page (757) 439-2535 or Patricia Hatch (904) 806-2857.
SIXTH ANNUAL DAVE WHITE BASS TOURNAMENT: Play golf and help raise scholarship funds for local kids. June 2 at 5 a.m. Whitey’s Fish Camp, County Road 220, Fleming Island. $60 per boat, five-fish limit. Info, davewhitefoundation@gmail.com or Mike Calhoun, (904) 449-5509.

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