Events

4th of July Fireworks By Water

4th of July Fireworks By Water

 

Just in time for the summer's biggest holiday, Florida By Water released their 2012 list of places to view fireworks from your boat. So far, they’re featuring more than 50 locations submitted by local Chambers of Commerce and Tourism & Visitors bureaus from across the Sunshine State.

Brave Movie Premiere Event at the Fleming Island 12

Brave Movie Premiere Event at the Fleming Island 12

CLAY COUNTY, Fla. -- Hundreds of Disney·Pixar and Brave fans are expected to attend the opening night festivities on Friday, June 22, 2012 at Carmike Cinemas Fleming Island 12.  The cinema has partnered with members of the Northeast Florida Scottish Games and Festival to give movie patrons a taste of the games.  The lobby has been transformed to resemble the mysterious and rugged Highlands of Scotland complete with a castle and backdrop for photo ops.    The evening will include live music with pipe & drum and harps.  Movie patrons are encouraged to dress up as their favorite character for lobby costume contests.

Local bank fills 17 shred bins at community event

 

Customers and neighbors of Heritage Bank of North Florida filled more than 17 bins with papers, CDs, X-rays and other personal data to be shredded at its Memorial Day Shred event and cookout. Bank staff served 160 hot dogs, sodas and chips during the cookout at the Orange Park branch.

DCF tests tech at "Food for Florida" mock disaster

DCF tests tech at "Food for Florida" mock disaster

 

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Department of Children and Families employees from all over the state came together in Tallahassee today to test the agency’s “Food for Florida” disaster preparation operations. The program allows DCF to provide emergency food assistance to families in need after a hurricane or another disaster.

Free Dentistry Day at Island Walk Dental Care, April 14th

 

Fleming Island community will have the opportunity to receive free dental services including free extractions at Island Walk Dental Care on April 14th.

Dr. Renata Folstein and her team, along with several other area doctors, will be improving the oral health of needy citizens as part of the office team’s second annual Free Dentistry Day, an initiative to help the growing number of Americans without dental insurance.

3rd Annual Spring-4-A-Cure Relay slated for March 24

3rd Annual Spring-4-A-Cure Relay slated for March 24

This year’s Spring 4-A-Cure 5K Walk/Run will be held on Saturday, March 24, beginning at 8:30 a.m. The race will begin and end at the St. Augustine Shores Riverview Club.

All proceeds from entry fees will be donated to the American Cancer Society. The race is being sponsored by the Mason Manatee Relay for Life team.

Awards will be given to the overall female and male winners. Recognition will also be given to the top three finishers in various age categories. Ample parking will be provided for all participants.

The course is scenic, safe, well marked, and has drink stations. You can preregister online by going to http://www.racesmith.com/races/Spring-4-A-Cure5K.html.

Mail-in registration forms are also available online by going to http://www.racesmith.com/brochures/Spring-4-A-Cure5K2012.pdf.