Community Calendar 5/17/18

Clay Today
Posted 5/16/18

A MATTER OF BALANCE: ElderSource presents this free program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels for people ages 60 and up. Through May 30 from 9:30-11:30 a.m., …

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Community Calendar 5/17/18


A MATTER OF BALANCE: ElderSource presents this free program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels for people ages 60 and up. Through May 30 from 9:30-11:30 a.m., Keystone Heights Senior Center, 125 Commercial Cir. Register with Northeast Florida AHEC (877) 784-8486 or online at

DEVELOPMENT REVIEW COMMITTEE: Development Review Committee meets May 17, May 24 and May 31 at 10 a.m. each date in the Zoning Department Conference Room, third floor of the Administration Building, 477 Houston St., Green Cove Springs. Open to the public.

ROUND ROBIN SHAKESPEARE: May 17 at 6:30 p.m., Fleming Island Public Library, 1895 Town Center Blvd. Join in the continued reading of "Pericles." Group meets monthly to read one of Shakespeare's plays aloud, round robin style. Free Admission. No experience necessary. Everyone welcome. Come to read, or come to listen. Some copies available, or free downloads. More info at

BOOK SALE: May 17-19, Orange Park Library, Meeting Rooms A & B, 2054 Plainfield Ave. Choose from thousands of gently used books at low prices. Sponsored by Friends of the Library. May 17 from Noon-7 p.m., May 18 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., May 19 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Select from best sellers, fiction, and nonfiction on your favorite topics. You’ll find romance books, children's and young adult, cookbooks, gardening, health & wellness, sports, history, art, and photography, DVDs and audio books.

TOURIST DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL: May 17 from 5-7 p.m., Board of County Commissioners Board Room, fourth floor, County Administration Building, 477 Houston St., Green Cove Springs. Workshop to provide event organizers an overview of the new marketing grant process for events that will occur between Oct. 1 this year and September 30, 2019. Info, Kimberly Morgan, director of Tourism & Film Development, or (904) 278-3734.

90TH ANNIVERSARY OF ORANGE PARK ELEMENTARY: May 18 from 5:15-8 p.m. at the school at 1401 Plainfield Ave. Former teachers and parents are welcomed to visit and attend the reception honoring the school’s 90th birthday.

GRIP & GRIN: Come meet candidates for local, state and federal offices who will be on your Clay County ballot this year. May 19 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Reinhold Pavilion at the Clay County Fairgrounds, 2493 State Rd. 16, Green Cove Springs. Free barbecue, raffles and a straw poll. Vendors, sponsorships and candidate tables available: Gary Cross, (904) 463-0265. Volunteers also needed.

CONCERT: The Heritage Singers of Jacksonville are coming to Orange Park to help raise money for children who need a forever home. The group performs May 19 at 7 p.m. at the Moosehaven Chapel at 1701 Park Ave. in a show to benefit Kids First of Florida. Love donations accepted for the children.

MEMORIAL DAY: Wreath laying ceremony May 28 at 10 a.m. at the TAPS Monument, Clay County Historical Triangle, 915 Walnut St., Green Cove Springs. The TAPS Monument is dedicated to the memory of 66 fallen Clay County residents.

CLAY HILL COMMUNITY UPDATE: Clay Hill Elementary School Cafeteria, 6345 County Rd. 218, on May 29 at 7 p.m., hosted by Principal Adele Reed and led by County Commission Chairman Gavin Rollins and will include updates on county roads, Advanced Disposal’s rerouting, environmental crimes and a Sheriff’s Office report.

FLEMING ISLAND ADVISORY COMMITTEE: Meets May 30 at 7 p.m. in the Fleming Island Library Conference Room, 1895 Town Center Blvd. The meeting is open to the public.

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, or Mike Calhoun, (904) 449-5509.

FINANCE & AUDIT COMMITTEE Meets June 5 at 3:30 p.m. and June 19 at 3:30 p.m. in the BCC Meeting Room, fourth floor, Administration Building, 477 Houston St., Green Cove Springs. Open to the public.

LIBRARY BOARD: Meets June 6 at 3:30 p.m., Clay County Library Administration Office at the Fleming Island Library, 1895 Town Center Blvd. Open to the public.

FREE CONCERT: to benefit the programs of the Council on Aging of Clay County. June 8 at 12:30 p.m. at the Clayton & Mildred Revels Senior Center, 604 Walnut St., Green Cove Springs. Featuring songs from the Great American Songbook, favorite hymns and patriotic standards by local favorite Craig Seaton.

JUST US GIRLS LUNCHEON: June 12 from 11-1 p.m. With speaker Gaye Martin of Ocala. At Moosehaven, includes picnic lunch, door prizes, special music. $16.50 at the door. RSVP to Joyce Hall, (904)509-3388 or

SMOKING CESSATION CLASS: Join us for a Free Tools to Quit class at The Way Clinic on June 16 from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 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 about more classes near you.


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