Current Events for Mandarin and St. Johns County

Posted: September 5, 2014 – 1:59pm


balance time“Strategies for Balancing Your Time,” a Parenting Workshop, 6:30-7:30 p.m., South Mandarin branch library, 12125 San Jose Blvd. Free. Registration encouraged. (904) 630-4655 or

Community GriefShare program, 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays, The Village Church, World Golf Village, Interstate 95, Exit 323, near St. Augustine. Registration, (904) 940-6768 or email

Metaphysics III, 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays, Unity Church for Creative Living, 2777 Race Track Road, St. Johns. Features the Rev. Mona Krane on expanding your understanding of Heart-Centered Metaphysics. $10 each week. (904) 287-1505 or


ballroom dancingBallroom Dancing, free lessons 6:30-7:30 p.m., dance 7:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, Mandarin Senior Center, 3848 Hartley Road. Includes a three-piece band and a light supper; dancing optional. $5. (904) 260-8061.

Art Talk, 7 p.m., Flagler College, Ringhaver Student Center, Gamache-Koger Theater. Features Ann E. Kalmbach and Tana Kellner in a conversation based on the “Hand, Voice and Vision: Artists’ Books From Women’s studio Workshop” book exhibit by 36 artists published for more than 30 years by Women’s Studio Workshop. (904) 826-8582 or


Flood Risk and Mitigation Workshops, all 10 a.m.-4 p.m.: Friday, Hastings branch library, 6195 S. Main St.; Tuesday, Bartram Trail branch library, 60 Davis Pond Blvd., Fruit Cove; Sept. 17, Main Library, 1960 N. Ponce De Leon Blvd., St. Augustine; Sept. 22, Southeast branch library, 6670 U.S. 1 S. St. Augustine; Sept. 23, Anastasia Island branch library, 124 Seagrove Main St., St. Augustine Beach; Sept. 26, Ponte Vedra Beach branch library, 101 Library Blvd. (904) 827-6806 or


Endless Summer Run, 7:30 a.m., Anastasia State Park, 1340A Florida A1A S., St. Augustine. Features a 10K run and 5K beach run/walk. (904) 461-2035 or

Cruisin’ to the Creek to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association, presented by the First Coast Car Council, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Trout Creek Marina, 6550 Florida 13, St. Augustine. Features vehicles on display ranging from the 1920s to current model year supercars. Includes bounce houses, face painting, free boat rides, racing boats on display, a Jet Pack Flyer demonstration, vendors, food trucks, a “Toe Drags” event, flea market/swap meet and a motorcycle poker run. Free. (904) 778-1507 or

healthy cookingEat for Better Health Cooking Class for children 8-12, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Sept. 13, and Sept. 27, Publix Aprons Cooking School, 10500 San Jose Blvd., Suite 36. Registration required. (954) 858-3170 or email


blue birdDiscover the Birds, 8:30-10:30 a.m., Anastasia State Park, 1340A Florida A1A S., St. Augustine. Features a park volunteer-guided walk for participants of all birding levels. Dress for the weather; bring binoculars, water, comfortable walking shoes and a field guide (optional). Park entrance fee, $4 single occupant vehicle, $8 vehicle with 2-8 people, $2 bicyclists. (904) 461-2033 or

Blood Drive, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Lakewood United Methodist Church, 6133 San Jose Blvd. Includes free donuts. Schedule an appointment. Walk-ons welcome.


Volunteers needed to serve as foster parents and mentors for St. Johns County Family Integrity Program, classes 6:30 p.m. Mondays through Nov. 17, Health and Human Services Building, 1955 U.S. 1 S., St. Augustine. Free. (904) 209-6131.

yoga beachYoga, 7-8 p.m. Mondays through Oct. 27, Unity Church for Creative Living, 2777 Race Track Road, St. Johns. Wear loose comfortable clothing and bring a mat. $15 per class. (904) 287-1505 or




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