Families

Beards for Babies

For the next several months you may see some deputy sheriff’s sporting stubble on their faces. This isn’t a new fad, but a fundraiser within the Sheriff’s Office for the March of Dimes. For the fourth year in a row, St. Johns County Sheriff David Shoar has allowed employees to sport beards with a donation of $50 each to the March of Dimes. The fundraiser will go through 31 January.

"Harvesting the Wind" a Lecture at the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum

 

Dr. David Switzer, a Lighthouse Archaeological Maritime Program Associate and Professor Emeritus at Plymouth State University, is delivering a free lecture entitled “Harvesting the Wind at Sea: Evolution of Sailing Vessels from Ancient Seafaring to the Twentieth Century,” in the Anastasia Gallery at the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum today at 7pm.

St. Johns Town Center Holiday Spectacular Saturday, November 20th

Holiday shoppers and families are invited to make merry with a full day of free festivities at St. Johns Town Center, culminating with a spectacular tree lighting and fireworks show. Retailers will also offer great holiday shopping opportunities, in-store promotions and specials.

NW St. Johns County Veterans' Celebration November 10th!

NW St. Johns County Veterans' Celebration will be held at Veterans' Park on Veterans' Expressway Wednesday, November 10, beginning at 5:30 PM. 

Festivities will include military equipment, Bartram Trail Air Force ROTC drills, entertainment by Fruit Cove Middle School Jazz Band and Liberty Pines Chorus, as well as a short ceremony honoring our local veterans.

After the ceremony, entertainment will be provided by a local band, Skin n Bonz.  Bartram Trail and CR210 Rotary Clubs will supply complementary food and drink.  Everyone should come out to honor our veterans and share some great family fun time. ALL local veterans encouraged to participate. Your community would like to say thank you for your service.

Alligator Farm Offers Kids' Events

In November, The St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park will offer two great events for kids: Parents’ Night Out and a special holiday Zoo Camp to provide kids with a fun, supervised activity during the Veteran’s Day school holiday.

Cash for Candy! Local Dentist Takes a Stand Against Sweets this Halloween

One area dentist is redefining the phrase “put your money where your mouth is.”  This Halloween, trick-or-treaters can bring their excess candy to Bartram Dental Center in St Johns County and receive $1 per pound.  Dr Jason Lewis is leading this anti-decay movement by giving away dollars in exchange for cavity-provoking candy.

Creating Visibility on Halloween is the Key to Child Safety

Creating Visibility on Halloween is the Key to Child Safety; Life+Gear Offers Tips to Increase Visibility

Dark streets, distracted motorists and lots of children walking around make Halloween one of the most dangerous pedestrian walking days of the year. Below are both facts and tips to help your viewers (and their children) have a safe Halloween.