St Johns County Recreation and Parks Director, Wil Smith, updated Historic City News about three family-fun events planned by his department this month.
8th Annual Bartram Bash – Come celebrate William Bartram’s Birthday and Earth Day at Alpine Groves, April 21st, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Free food, crafts, games, and more. For more details, contact Beverly Fleming (904) 522-1573.
Just TRI It! A Kids Triathlon – On April 22nd, come out for the fifth annual Just TRI It!, a non-competitive triathlon for children ages 5-12. Hosted by the Children’s Museum of St. Johns, along with partners St. Johns County, and the YMCA of Florida’s First Coast. This fun and safe racecourse is located at the Solomon Calhoun Center in West St. Augustine. All participants of Just TRI It! are awarded medals for their achievement, regardless of their finishing times.
Specialty Camps – Open registration is April 26th, 8:30a.m. at Ketterlinus Gymnasium, 60 Orange Street. Registration is first come first serve. Payment is due at time of registration and is non-refundable. Fax and email registrations NOT accepted. Forms must be turned into the Youth Program Coordinator with program fee to guarantee a spot in the camp. Adults may register no more than three participants at one time. Contact Jamie Baccari, the Youth Program Coordinator at (904) 209-0377.