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HAWKE Spring Open House set for Sunday

April 21, 2014 | By More
HAWKE Spring Open House set for Sunday

HAWKE will be opening the doors for their annual “Spring Members-Only Open House”, under the big oaks at the HAWKE rehabilitation facility in Elkton on Sunday, April 27th at 1:00 p.m. and continuing to 4:00 p.m., according to an announcement received by Historic City News this week.

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Darius Rucker performs to full house

April 20, 2014 | By More
Darius Rucker performs to full house

Historic City News special events photographer, Mark Cubbedge, reported that last night’s lineup for the Darius Rucker concert at the St Augustine Amphitheatre included the Eli Young Band and Corey Smith.

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Alice in Wonderland presented by A Classic Theatre

April 18, 2014 | By More
Alice in Wonderland presented by A Classic Theatre

Anne Kraft tells Historic City News in St Augustine that A Classic Theatre, Inc. is kicking off their entry into the Romanza Festivale in May with the presentation of Alice in Wonderland; Lewis Carroll’s classic — with a twist.

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Special events planned for National Library Week

April 8, 2014 | By More
Special events planned for National Library Week

The St Johns County Public Library System is encouraging Historic City News readers to visit next week, between April 13-19; and, enjoy special events, friendly and helpful staff and the amazing resources we have to offer to the people of St Johns County.

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Free pizza, God’s Not Dead tickets, silicone bracelets for college students

April 7, 2014 | By More
Free pizza, God’s Not Dead tickets, silicone bracelets for college students

Free pizza, God’s Not Dead tickets, silicone bracelets for college students For all who attend Greater Love Ministries’ Sunday morning service, April 13th. Historic City News has been asked to invite St Augustine and St Johns County college students to enjoy free pizza, free tickets and silicon wrist bracelets for the year’s surprise blockbuster, “God’s […]

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Nettles Fine Jewelry to host spring fundraiser

April 7, 2014 | By More
Nettles Fine Jewelry to host spring fundraiser

Public Relations Coordinator, Katie Lay, has invited Historic City News readers to attend when Nettles Fine Jewelry celebrates spring with an evening of jewelry, fashion, fun, and entertainment on Friday, April 11th from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at its store; located at 1811 US-1 South in St Augustine. The event is a fundraiser for […]

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April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April 5, 2014 | By More
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Historic City News learned from Robin Burchfield, Director of Development for St. Augustine Youth Services, that in order to create awareness of the need to keep kids safe and families strong, her organization held a “Pinwheel Parade” March against Child Abuse this morning at their campus on US-1 South.

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Wednesday night Steve Hackett concert

April 4, 2014 | By More
Wednesday night Steve Hackett concert

Historic City News photographer, Mark Cubbedge, attended the Steve Hackett concert Wednesday night; performed live at the Ponte Vedra Beach Concert Hall.

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Greater Love Ministries goes to the movies

April 3, 2014 | By More
Greater Love Ministries goes to the movies

Historic City News has been asked to invite St Augustine and St Johns County college students to enjoy free pizza and free tickets for the year’s surprise blockbuster, “God’s Not Dead” sponsored by Greater Love Ministries.

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19th Annual Flower and Garden Expo

April 1, 2014 | By More
19th Annual Flower and Garden Expo

Looking to enhance, revitalize, or update your yard with vibrant, colorful plants and flowers? Want to learn more about how best to beautify your yard in our area? Then mark your calendars for the upcoming 19th Annual Flower & Garden Expo to be held on Saturday, April 12 from 9am to 5pm and Sunday, April […]

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Entertainment on Florida’s Historic Coast

March 31, 2014 | By More
Entertainment on Florida’s Historic Coast

Barbara Golden, Communications Manager for the St Augustine, Ponte Vedra and the Beaches Visitors and Convention Bureau, informed local Historic City News reporters about the following entertaining events for our St Johns County readers.

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CBS 60 Minutes feature Marcus Roberts

March 27, 2014 | By More
CBS 60 Minutes feature Marcus Roberts

Historic City News readers will enjoy the CBS 60 Minutes program on Sunday, March 30, 2014, which will feature a segment on Marcus Roberts; a world-renowned jazz pianist and graduate of the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind. Part of the segment, which begins at 7:00 pm Eastern, will feature Robert’s visit to […]

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Camera Club holds annual photography show

March 26, 2014 | By More
Camera Club holds annual photography show

Kay Wells asks Historic City News readers to attend the Third Annual Juried Member Photography Show presented by Saint Augustine Camera Club; opening Friday, April 4, at the Art Institute, located adjacent to the St Johns County Pier in St Augustine Beach.

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Weekend portrayals interpreting Spanish military life

March 26, 2014 | By More
Weekend portrayals interpreting Spanish military life

This Saturday, March 29th and Sunday March 30th, will be days for “entertainment that educates” when the Garrison Grand Muster is held in the St Augustine Historic District and Fort Mose holds its Living History Days, according to announcements received this week from the Historic Florida Militia and Fort Mose Historic State Park, where activities […]

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Castillo relives The Enemy at the Gates

March 25, 2014 | By More
Castillo relives The Enemy at the Gates

National Park Service spokesman, Joseph Brehm, invites Historic City News readers to participate in a special program Friday evening at Castillo de San Marcos National Monument you can relive the night before the Spanish soldiers, stationed at the Castillo, prepared for the counterattack against British forces stationed at Fort Mose in 1740.

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Moody Blues makes third St Augustine appearance

March 24, 2014 | By More
Moody Blues makes third St Augustine appearance

The Moody Blues returned to the St. Augustine Amphitheatre for their third engagement Saturday evening, and Historic City News Special Events Photographer, Mark Cubbedge, was on hand. The band played in the same venue on March 6, 2010 and March 17, 2011.

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5th Annual 5K/10K Trail Run at Guana Reserve

March 19, 2014 | By More
5th Annual 5K/10K Trail Run at Guana Reserve

Friends of the Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve will hold their 5th Annual 5K/10K Trail Run this Saturday, March 22 starting at 9:00 a.m. according to an announcement received by Historic City News this morning. Participants will meet at the Trailhead in the Research Reserve, located at 505 Guana River Road in Ponte […]

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Public Archaeology activities this month

March 18, 2014 | By More
Public Archaeology activities this month

Archaeology Day at the Bronson-Mulholland House Sat March 22, 10a.m.-4p.m. Bronson-Mulholland House, Palatka Join the Florida Public Archaeology Network, the Putnam County Historical Society, and the Bronson-Mulholland House for a day celebrating Florida Archaeology Month. Come learn about the people who lived in Florida 12,000 years ago and how archaeologists study them.

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Would you pay to see Commissioner Pawlowski kiss a pig?

March 12, 2014 | By More
Would you pay to see Commissioner Pawlowski kiss a pig?

Historic City News readers are reminded that during next month’s Rhythm and Ribs Festival, the participant who receives the highest number of votes will share in a very special, Kodak moment with a live piglet on center stage at Francis Field; as well as the honor of having raised the most donations to benefit Learn […]

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Register to enter Nature and Wildlife juried exhibition

March 12, 2014 | By More
Register to enter Nature and Wildlife juried exhibition

Elyse Brady invites Historic City News artists to submit their work and participate in the St Augustine Art Association 5th annual nature and wildlife art exhibition taking place July 26 through August 31, throughout the gallery at 22 Marine Street in St Augustine.

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Lighthouse archaeologist speaks on Greek traditions

March 4, 2014 | By More
Lighthouse archaeologist speaks on Greek traditions

Flagler College reported to Historic City News that St. Augustine Lighthouse Archaeological Maritime Program archaeologist Brendan Burke will speak on March 18th as part of the Historic St. Augustine Research Institute speaker series on the local campus.

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Living history group announces early 450th plans

March 2, 2014 | By More
Living history group announces early 450th plans

Historic City News readers are aware that, four-hundred and forty-nine years ago, on September 8, 1565, Admiral Don Pedro Menéndez de Avilés stepped ashore at Matanzas Bay and founded St. Augustine, Florida, the oldest, continuously occupied, European city, port, and parish in the continental United States.

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Like a Timex, Nellie “keeps on ticking”

February 27, 2014 | By More
Like a Timex, Nellie “keeps on ticking”

Today Marineland Dolphin Adventure celebrates Nellie’s 61st birthday; the bottle-nosed dolphin, was born on February 27, 1953 in the salt-water tanks at Marine Studios on the St Johns and Flagler county border located at 9600 Oceanshore Boulevard.

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Activities at the Anastasia Island Library

February 25, 2014 | By More
Activities at the Anastasia Island Library

Activities at the Anastasia Island Library March will be a busy month for Historic City News patrons of the St Johns County Library. There is always something useful and fun available at each of the branches of the Library — all you have to do is ask.

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Flying Colors – Julian Courtenay Hunt Lecture

February 19, 2014 | By More
Flying Colors – Julian Courtenay Hunt Lecture

Once again, The St Augustine Art Association brings another historian and acclaimed author, Dr. Wayne W. Wood, to present a free lecture on the life and work of the late Julian Courtenay Hunt; to be held on Thursday, February 20, at the St Augustine Art Association. Historic City News readers are invite to join and […]

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St Patrick’s Day Parade and St Augustine Celtic Festival

February 17, 2014 | By More
St Patrick’s Day Parade and St Augustine Celtic Festival

The luck o’ the Irish will be with you at the St Augustine St Patrick’s Day Parade, when lads and lasses from throughout Georgia and Florida, Savannah to Sarasota and beyond converge upon the Historic City, donning their best greens, for our local annual celebration of the Emerald Isle’s most revered saint.

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Free guided tour of Art Association Permanent Collection

February 15, 2014 | By More
Free guided tour of Art Association Permanent Collection

St. Augustine Art Association Docent Coordinator Kay Burtin will lead a free guided tour of the Art Association’s Permanent Collection on Sunday, February 16, at 3 p.m.

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Torchlight Tour tells history from battlefields to classrooms

February 10, 2014 | By More
Torchlight Tour tells history from battlefields to classrooms

Join Historic City News readers and your official Nation Park Service guide, for a special look at St Augustine during a torchlight tour interpreting the period between 1875 and 1878 at Castillo de San Marcos National Monument; then known as Fort Marion.

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Tri-Talent Musical Theater Class

February 10, 2014 | By More
Tri-Talent Musical Theater Class

Tri-Talent Musical Theater Class provides children, ages 9-14, with a well-rounded training with which to insure their best chance of success as they enter into the amazing world of musical theater. This program will focus on acting, movement, and choral singing for the music theater stage, enabling students to improve their performance skills.

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Lift your spirits with the best of gospel music

February 9, 2014 | By More
Lift your spirits with the best of gospel music

For the last three years, Historic City News sponsor, Romanza Festivale, has showcased St Augustine’s music, dance, theater, art, cuisine, heritage and romance; bringing headliners, street fairs, parades, concerts, plays, re-enactments, exhibits, lectures, and tours to perform and entertain residents and visitors at venues throughout the city.

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