Public Spaces

Veteran's Day Closings

All St. Johns County offices and St. Johns County Public Libraries will be closed on Thursday, November 11, 2010, in observance of Veteran’s Day. Normal hours at all locations will resume on Friday, November 12.

All garbage, yard debris and recycling in St. Johns County will be collected on its normal weekly schedule.

St. Johns County’s Traffic Operations Section Hosts Traffic Calming Meting, Nov. 9th

The St. Johns County’s Traffic Operations Section will host a public meeting to consider traffic concerns for the Captain’s Pointe Subdivision, located near US-1 and Shores Boulevard. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 9, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the Riverview Club, 790 Christina Drive, in St. Augustine.

 

St. Johns Weekly Traffic Advisory Oct. 29th - Nov. 5th

ST. JOHNS COUNTY

S.R. A1A – Bridge of Lions (contact Laurie Sanderson: 904-669-1165)

No lane closures or channel closures are scheduled at the Bridge of Lions Rehabilitation Project area during the week of Nov. 1. Please visit the Bridge of Lions website at www.FDOTBridgeofLions.com for general project information.

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.

Sea Turtle Nesting Season Continues, Season Will Extend Beyond October 31st

Although October 31st marks the traditional end of sea turtle nesting season, St. Johns County has four turtle nests on the beaches that have not yet hatched.

Therefore, in compliance with the County’s Habitat Conservation Plan, beach officials will continue to enforce rules associated with sea turtle nesting season, including keeping all vehicles off the beach between 7:30 pm and 8:00 am. Rut removal activities will also continue.

All Library Branches Closed on Thursday, November 4th

All branches of the St. Johns County Public Library System will be closed to the public on Thursday, November 4th for Library Staff Development Day. This full day of training prepares staff to continue providing excellent customer service to St. Johns County residents.

The book drops will remain open, although no items are due while the library is closed. Normal hours at all locations will resume on Friday, November 5th.

For more information, visit www.sjcpls.org or call Library Administration at (904) 827-6925.

Saint Augustine January Events

January 8

TWELFTH NIGHT BALL

Relive the old tradition of celebrating the Feast of the Epiphany with a costume ball at St. Augustine's Government House.  Participants must be dressed in 18th century costume of any nation, as well as bring one pot luck dish and wine, if so desired.  Each attendee should also provide his or her own antique plate and eating utensils.  Turkey, ham and punch will be served.  Festivities begin at 7 p.m.  Tickets are $20 per couple or $15 for an individual.  For more information and advance ticket purchase, call 904.794.2507 or email chkdale@comcast.net