Calendar 3/21/19

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Posted 3/20/19

CORKS & FORKS: To benefit St. Vincent’s Healthcare Foundation, Friday at 6:30 p.m., Hilltop Club & Restaurant. Ticket info corksandforksclay.com or call Vanna DeLorenzo at …

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Calendar 3/21/19

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CORKS & FORKS: To benefit St. Vincent’s Healthcare Foundation, Friday at 6:30 p.m., Hilltop Club & Restaurant. Ticket info corksandforksclay.com or call Vanna DeLorenzo at (904)308-7306.

SANDY HACKETT’S RAT PACK SHOW: Friday, and 7:30 a.m., Thrasher-Horne Center, 283 College Dr., Orange Park. Tickets range from $42 to $82 and are available at THcenter.org or by calling (904) 276-6815.

CHORALE CONCERTS: Orange Park Chorale presents two spring concerts. The first is Friday at 7:30 p.m. at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 3976 Hendricks Ave., Jacksonville and the second is Sunday at 3 p.m. at Orange Park Presbyterian Church, 1905 Park Ave. Concerts are free, but a love offering is collected to pay for sheet music and other expenses.

BASS TOURNAMENT: to benefit Clay County-based The Father’s Heart, a nonprofit that helps needy families in Northeast Florida. Saturday 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.

LENTEN RETREAT: Franciscan Friar Simeon Gallagher will lead a retreat, “A Spirituality of Relationships,” on Monday at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 7190 U.S. 17 on Fleming Island. Topic: Sustaining Good Relationships: Faith as a Foundation.

LIVING HEALTHY WORKSHOP: at Keystone Heights Senior Center, 125 Commercial Cr., on Monday from 9:30 a.m.-noon. Participants will receive a copy of “Living A Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions.” To register, call (904) 482-0189.

LENTEN RETREAT: Franciscan Friar Simeon Gallagher will lead a retreat, “A Spirituality of Relationships,” on Tuesday at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 7190 U.S. 17 on Fleming Island. Topic: Communication in Relationships: Prayer as Model.

FINDING NEVERLAND: Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Thrasher-Horne Center, 283 College Dr., Orange Park. Tickets for the Broadway play start at $49.

LENTEN LUNCHS: Wednesday at noon at St. William Catholic Church, 275 Satsuma St., Keystone Heights. Speaker: Rev. Jeff Tate.

LENTEN RETREAT: Franciscan Friar Simeon Gallagher will lead a retreat, “A Spirituality of Relationships,” on Wednesday at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 7190 U.S. 17 on Fleming Island. Topic: Breaking Relationships: Sin as Interpersonal.

LENTEN RETREAT: Franciscan Friar Simeon Gallagher will lead a retreat, “A Spirituality of Relationships,” on March 28 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 7190 U.S. 17 on Fleming Island. Topic: Building Better Relationships: Graces for Growth.

AMVETS VIETNAM WAR VETERAN’S STEAK DINNER: March 29, 6:30 p.m., at AMVETS Post 86, 6685 Brooklyn Bay Rd., Keystone Heights, $8.

DENIM and DIAMONDS DINNER: The silent auction with comedian Robert G. Lee is March 29 at 6 p.m. at the Thrasher-Horne Center, 283 College Dr., Orange Park. Tickets are $40.

VIETNAM VETERANS DAY: The Vietnam Veterans of America Col. William G. Byrns Chapter 1059 in Clay County and Clay County Veterans’ Services present the Inaugural Vietnam Veterans Day Ceremony, March 30, at 10:30 a.m., TAPS Monument, 915 Walnut St., Green Cove Springs. Reception to follow immediately.

AMVETS HONOR CENTER PIZZA PARTY: March 30, 11 a.m., at AMVETS Post 86, 6685 Brooklyn Bay Rd., Keystone Heights, Membership Drive pork dinner, 2 p.m., $8.

LENTEN LUNCHS: April 3 at noon at St. William Catholic Church, 275 Satsuma St., Keystone Heights. Speaker: Rev. Brandon Denmark.

LAKE REGION KIWANIS CLUB KOLAR RUN: March 30 at the Keystone Golf and Country Club, 294 SE 43rd St., Keystone Heights. Corn hole tournament starts at 2 p.m., while the run starts at 3 p.m.

PINWHEELS FOR PREVENTION: April 1 at the Clay County Courthouse, 825 N. Orange Ave., Green Cove Springs at 12:30 p.m. Event kicks off National Child Abuse Prevention Month. The pinwheels emphasizes the importance of learning about healthy child development, reinforcing positive parenting practices and taking action to support children and families in our communities.

LIVING HEALTHY WORKSHOP: at Keystone Heights Senior Center, 125 Commercial Cr., on April 1 from 9:30 a.m.-noon. Participants will receive a copy of “Living A Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions.” To register, call (904) 482-0189.

CONCERT ON THE GREEN COMPETITION: the application deadline to participate in the Young Artists Music Competition is April 5. Students from grades 6 through 12 who reside in Clay County are eligible to compete for a $1,000 scholarship. For more information and to apply online, go to concertonthegreen.com.

HOME TWEET HOME BIRDHOUSE CHALLENGE: April 6 at the First Presbyterian Church, 300 Gum St., Green Cove Springs. Birdhouses need to be dropped off by noon with judging for three categories – children 10 and younger, Children 11-16 and adults. Silent auction of the birdhouses follow, as well as a fish fry dinner. Tickets for dinner are $10 and $5 for children. For more information, call 904-284-9261 or email the office at admin@firstpresgcs.org.

PERSECUTED CHURCH CONFERENCE: April 6 from 9 a.m.-2p.m. at Trinity Baptist Church, 3717 SE State Road 21, Keystone Heights. Featured speakers: Bob Fu, founder and president of China Aid. Albert Aslan, founder of FACT Ministries and Rob Ham, Pastor of Keystone Heights Presbyterian Church. Music by Gainesville Chinese Christian Church Choir.

LIVING HEALTHY WORKSHOP: at Keystone Heights Senior Center, 125 Commercial Cr., on April 8 from 9:30 a.m.-noon. Participants will receive a copy of “Living A Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions.” To register, call (904) 482-0189.

GARDEN CLUB OF FLEMING ISLAND: Will hold its monthly meeting on April 8 at 10 a.m. at the Fleming Island Library, 1895 Town Center Blvd. Guest speaker will be Diane Machaby. The meeting is free and open to the public.

LENTEN LUNCHS: April 10 at noon at St. William Catholic Church, 275 Satsuma St., Keystone Heights. Speaker: Rev. Joey Hay.

CLAY STATE OF HEALTH: April 11 at Thrasher-Horne Center, 283 College Dr., Orange Park, from 110:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Florida Department of Health in Clay County will give preliminary results of the county’s overall health to prioritize the top issues.

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.

SPRING FLING: April 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Asbury United Methodist Church, 16 College, Dr., Orange Park. Craft fair includes food vendors, baked goods, live entertainment, clowns. Children’s ID program, bounce house, Big Red Bus for blood donations, Easter gifts and much more.

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.

LIVING HEALTHY WORKSHOP: at Keystone Heights Senior Center, 125 Commercial Cr., on April 15 from 9:30 a.m.-noon. Participants will receive a copy of “Living A Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions.” To register, call (904) 482-0189.

BRUNCH WITH THE BRONCOS: The District Business Partner speech is April 16, 9:30-11 a.m. at the Career and Technical Education classrooms at Middleburg High. RSVP at mary.carter@myoneclay.net or at (904) 336-8093.

BINGO-BURGER DINNER: Waste Not Want Not will offer bingo at Talons Restaurant, 2217 Eagle Harbor Pkwy, Fleming Island on April 16. Registration starts at 5:30 p.m., followed by a buffet at 6 p.m. and bingo at 7 p.m. Dinner and bingo, $25, just bingo $15. RSVP at (904) 810-8012.

SKYWARN TRAINING: April 17, 6-83 p.m. and the Clay County Emergency Operations Center, 2519 State Road 16 West, Green Cove Springs. The National Weather Service will train volunteers to be the “eyes and ears” when severe weather is reported.

DIABETES EMPOWERMENT: At Conviva Orange Park, 20 Blanding Blvd., Orange Park, on April 17 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Program encourages lifestyle changes while learning how diabetes affects your health.

LENTEN LUNCHS: April 17 at noon at St. William Catholic Church, 275 Satsuma St., Keystone Heights. Speaker: Dr. Tom Farmer.

SWING INTO SPRING DINNER AND MUSIC: April 18, at Bradford County School Board Meeting Room, 501 W. Washington St., Starke, at 6:30 p.m.

DINING OUT FOR LIFE: On April 25 will be NFAN's 14th annual DINING OUT FOR LIFE® in Jacksonville. Diners check the websites www.diningoutforlife.com or www.nfanjax.org for the list of participating restaurants and go dine out with friends, family, or co-workers. For that one day, 25 percent or more of your check will be donated by the restaurant to help support NFAN's services to HIV/AIDS clients and their families. All funds raised for the event stay in the Jacksonville area to provide help and hope. This event is also held in over 50 cities across the U.S. and Canada. Call Stephen at NFAN if you have any other questions. (904) 356-1612 extension 125.

DIABETES EMPOWERMENT: At Conviva Orange Park, 20 Blanding Blvd., Orange Park, on April 25 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Program encourages lifestyle changes while learning how diabetes affects your health.

KOI POND TOUR: Two local koi ponds will be featured in a daylong tour of eight on April 27 to display the variations between water feature, water gardens or koi ponds. Ponds listed on the tour include: 3136 Longleaf Ranch Cr., Middleburg and 2730 Brookwood Rd., Orange Park.

EMPTY BOWLS EVENT: for Clay County Women’s Auxiliary is April 30 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Orange Park United Methodist Church Family Life Center, 2051 Park Ave. The event will feature lunch served in ceramic bowls created by local students. Visitors will be allowed to keep their bowls. Cost is $20 a ticket, with all procedes benefitiing the Clay County Salvation Army Food Pantry. A silent auction and bake sale are part of the program.

DIABETES EMPOWERMENT: At Conviva Orange Park, 20 Blanding Blvd., Orange Park, on May 1 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Program encourages lifestyle changes while learning how diabetes affects your health.

DIABETES EMPOWERMENT: At Conviva Orange Park, 20 Blanding Blvd., Orange Park, on May 8 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Program encourages lifestyle changes while learning how diabetes affects your health.

CLAY COUNTY TEACHER RECRUITING FAIR: May 11 at Fleming Island High, 2233 Village Square Pkwy from 9 a.m.-noon. Open to all certified teachers and those eligible for Florida certifications. Bring a resume. For questions email at samantha.wright@myoneclay.net or michelle.bily@myoneclay.net.

DIABETES EMPOWERMENT: At Conviva Orange Park, 20 Blanding Blvd., Orange Park, on May 15 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Program encourages lifestyle changes while learning how diabetes affects your health.

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.

BINGO: Waste Not Want Not will offer bingo at Talons Restaurant, 2217 Eagle Harbor Pkwy, Fleming Island on May 21. Registration starts at 5:30 p.m., followed by a buffet at 6 p.m. and bingo at 7 p.m. Dinner and bingo, $25, bingo only $15.

DIABETES EMPOWERMENT: At Conviva Orange Park, 20 Blanding Blvd., Orange Park, on May 22 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Program encourages lifestyle changes while learning how diabetes affects your health.

BINGO: Waste Not Want Not will offer bingo at Talons Restaurant, 2217 Eagle Harbor Pkwy, Fleming Island on June 18. Registration starts at 5:30 p.m., followed by a buffet at 6 p.m. and bingo at 7 p.m. Dinner and bingo, $25, bingo only $15.

BINGO: Waste Not Want Not will offer bingo at Talons Restaurant, 2217 Eagle Harbor Pkwy, Fleming Island on July 16. Registration starts at 5:30 p.m., followed by a buffet at 6 p.m. and bingo at 7 p.m. Dinner and bingo, $25, bingo only $15.

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