Thursday, October 2, 2014

Around the Region: World Golf Village Festival, Beaches Art Fest and St. Augustine Community Chorus

BEACHES

Baptist Medical Center Beaches recognized

Baptist Medical Center Beaches, 1350 13th Ave. South, Jacksonville Beach, has received the “Get with the Guidelines – Stroke” Silver-Plus Quality Achievement Award recognizing its treatment of stroke patients. It’s from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

BEACHES

Beaches Art Fest

The Beaches Art Fest will be 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4 at the Beaches Museum and History Park, 381 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach. Two artists scheduled to have their work on display will be Ronnie Burak and Tony Wood. For more, beachesartfest.com.

BEACHES

Lemon Bar Luau for charity

The ninth annual Lemon Bar Luau benefitting the nonprofit Beaches Resource Center will be 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4 at the Lemon Bar, 120 Atlantic Blvd., Neptune Beach. For more, (904) 270-8200.

CLAY

Pumpkins and Paws benefit for Safe Animal Shelter

Tickets are on sale for the “Pumpkins and Paws” dinner and auction benefitting nonprofit Safe Animal Shelter, 2913 Clay County Road 220, Middleburg, will be 5-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Thrasher-Horne Conference Center, 283 College Drive, Orange Park. Tickets cost $50. For more, (904) 276-7233.

CLAY 

Penney Farms 5K run

The inaugural 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Run through historic Penney Farms will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at Kohler Park. Race day registration begins at 6:30 a.m. at Town Hall, 4100 Clark Ave., Penney Farms. The festivities will include an after-race party. To register online, 1stplacesports.com. For more, cathiepenneyfarms@bellsouth.net.

YULEE

Yulee chamber council meets Oct. 14

The Amelia Island-Fernandina Beach-Yulee Chamber of Commerce’s Yulee Area Council meets at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, at Missy’s Kitchen, 850859 U.S. 17, for a breakfast meeting to allow local business owners and professionals to meet and generate referrals. The breakfast is $7.49; the meeting free for chamber members and $25 for non-members. Registration and secure online payment required at http://web.aifby.com/events.

ST. JOHNS

World Golf Village Golf Festival

The inaugural World Golf Village Golf Festival will be 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday at World Golf Village, 1 World Golf Place, St. Augustine. For more, worldgolfhalloffame.org.

ST. AUGUSTINE

St. Francis House needs donations, volunteers

St. Francis House is seeking food donations and financial contributions to aid its mission of feeding those in need in St. Augustine. Volunteers also are needed to help in its shelter and soup kitchen at  70 Washington St. For more, stfrancisshelter.org or (904) 829-8937.

ST. AUGUSTINE

St. Augustine Community Chorus rehearsals

Rehearsals begin for the St. Augustine Community Chorus at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Memorial Presbyterian Fellowship Hall, 32 Sevilla St., St. Augustine. For more, staugustinecommunitychorus@gmail.com. 


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