Letter: Education key to bicyclist’s safety Ron Berben St Augustine, FL Dear Editor: The recent attention given to the hit-and-run death of 43-year-old Randy Wayne Miller has brought the safety of our bicyclists in the city to the discussion table. I have always been a supporter of our cyclists in this city and always will […]
Pete Weiland, President, IAFF Local 2282, Professional Firefighters of St Augustine, has invited Historic City News readers to support the Third Annual Firefighter Chili Cook-off; where the proceeds will benefit a local, regional, and national charity organization.
The St Augustine Annual Christmas Parade is one of the largest in North Florida and Historic City News readers always enjoy the floats, marching bands, cars, horses, and, of course, the long awaited arrival of Santa Claus.
Many of Florida’s 161 state parks will be decorated with lights or hosting special holiday activities and Governor Rick Scott has joined the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Florida Park Service to invite Historic City News readers to join them as they celebrate the winter holiday season.
Historic City News heard from Patrician D. Price this week when she shared a number of ongoing and special January events already planned for the Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve, located at 505 Guana River Road in Ponte Vedra Beach.
Janet Leonard, owner of the Trade Winds Tropical Lounge has invited all Historic City News readers to participate tomorrow, Sunday November 24, for an evening of live music and entertainment featuring a charity auction to benefit St Augustine Youth Services; home for abused children.
Historic City News was notified that this Saturday, November 23rd, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Fort Mose Historic State Park, the Fort Mose Historical Society, and Florida Living History, Inc., will present the latest edition of their “Experience Fort Mose” Series.
Historic City News reader Ted Pappas reported that, last night, the Veterans Council of St Johns County held a special free presentation by Florida National Guard Command Historian Gregory A. Moore in the Virginia Room of the Ringhaver Student Center at Flagler College.
The North Pole Telephone Company reported to Historic City News in St Augustine that, in cooperation with the St Johns County Recreation and Parks Department, any local parents or guardians of children under the age of eight can sign up now to have Santa call their child at home this Christmas season.
The downtown streets will become the course for the St Augustine Half Marathon this weekend, November 16-17; when thousands of participants from across the United States, and even internationally, participate in the family-oriented event to benefit Project Autism of St Johns.
In honor of Veterans Day, David Chatterton, General Manager of Old Town Trolley Tours of St Augustine, reported to Historic City News that all military veterans, whether active duty, retired, or honorably discharged, will be given a buy-one-get-one-free discount on admission to their popular local attractions.
The Tolomato Cemetery Preservation Association has invited Historic City News readers to attend a special presentation by noted historical archaeologist, Dr. Kathleen Deagan, on the hidden First Spanish Period cemeteries of St Augustine on Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 3:00 p.m.
San Sebastian Fall Festival 2013 By: Raphael Cosme The 35th Annual San Sebastian Fall Festival, a tradition for the San Sebastian Parish and the entire community, will be held Saturday, November 9th and Sunday, November 10th on the Parish Grounds located at 1112 SR-16 in St Augustine.
The Raintree Restaurant in St Augustine announced the final performance dates of the not-to-be-missed smash hit, “Check, Please”, featuring Jonathan Haglund. These are the only remaining public performances in Florida this year, so Historic City News readers are encouraged to get their reservations quickly to see “Check, Please”.
Historic City News readers will enjoy free admission to experience The New World in the Eyes of Explorers exhibition; open today through January 5th, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily at the Visitor Information Center located at 10 West Castillo Drive in St. Augustine.
The 1949 landmark bayfront miniature golf course, whose support from Mayor Joe Boles and others on the commission was not clear at this same time, last year; has been provided authorization to use up to $5,000 from city reserves to pursue a listing on the National Register of Historic Places.
Executive Artistic Director, Stephanie Burkhardt, has invited Historic City News readers to experience the magic and excitement of the holidays when The Dance Company presents the St Augustine Winter Spectacular during its debut over Thanksgiving weekend.
Historic City News readers are invited to participate when the fine art of Brad Bennett is presented Tuesday, November 5th from 8:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. in a collection “Watercolors of the World” on display in the Rotunda Gallery of the St Johns County Administration Palace located at 500 San Sebastian View in St Augustine.