Calendar of Events

 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Upcoming Events

Second Monday (Sep 9) * 9 to 11 a.m.
COUNTY CIVIC ASSOCIATION ROUNDTABLE
Government watchdog group.  North Shores Improvement Association is a founding member.  At Airport Conference Center.  SJCRoundtable.org. 904-315-3288. 

Second Wednesday (Sep 16) * 4 p.m.  NOTE - due to hurricane moved to Monday this month.
North Coastal Corridor Design Review Board
SJ County Permit Office - 4040 Lewis Point Rd - Review of planned development projects in the Vilano Town Center and North Coastal Overlay districts. Schedule attached. 

Third Wednesday (Sep 18th) * 4 to 5 p.m.
VILANO BEACH MAIN STREET

At Hampton Inn, Vilano Road.  SPECIAL PRESENTATION - Scott Grant's History of U-Boats of our coast "Stand Fast Assett" - Updates to town center commercial and cultural projects and events.  “The Best is Yet to Come”.  www.VilanoBeachFL.com.  Discussion of Vilano Town Homes Project and other area improvements. 904.540.0402 [email protected]

Third Saturday (Sep 21st) * 8 - 11 am
International Coastal Cleanup - Ocean cleanup

Friday (Oct 11) * 6-7 p.m.
Vilano Beach Ramp Pavilion - Anahma Dr.
St. Johns County Parks - Beach Cleanup
Beach cleanup with all supplies provided. Just bring water and wear sunscreen and clothes appropriate for beach cleanup. The event is FREE and pre-registration is not required. More info: Kelly Ussia, [email protected], 904-209-0335.

 

 ONGOING

    CLASSES AT THE COMMUNITY CENTER
   120 Meadow Avenue, Vilano Beach

FITNESS
Info: Michele: (972) 824-8777, Cindy: (904) 304-5485, Pamela: (904) 540-0709
MON:
8:00 am – Pilates (Michele), 6 pm – Yoga (Cindy)
TUES:
6:30 am – Yoga (Cindy), 8:30 am – Yoga (Pamela)
WED:
8:00 am – Cardio/Strength Circuit on tennis court (Michele), 8:30 am – Yoga (Pamela)
THURS:
6:30 am – Yoga (Cindy), 8:00 am -- Pilates (Michele), 9:30 am – Yoga (Pamela), 6:00 pm -- Yoga (Cindy)
SAT:
9:00 am – [not every Saturday] Pilates (Michele)

 VILANO ART PROGRAM

Open Art Studio (OASis)
Every Wednesday * 12:00 to 3 pm.  Ongoing self-guided. Join other artists, learn, share.  Bring your favorite medium, subject, and create.  Member $5, Non-member $10.  Info: Fran WIndeler (614) 560-1672.

Basic Watercolor 4 week WorkshopFridays * Mar 8 to Mar 29.  1:00 to 3:00 p.m.  4 week program.  Member $80, Non-member $160.  Info:  Cynthia Pierson (904) 819-1776.

Beginner Acrylic Pour 4 week Workshop – Mondays * April 1 to April 22 * 1:30 to 4:30 pm
4 week program.  Member $80, Non-member $160.  Info: Fran WIndeler (614) 560-1672.

Tell us what workshops you would like to see:  [email protected].  Get a group of friends together.  Other classes we have had are Beginner and Intermediate Drawing, Beginner Watercolor, Plein Air Art, Family Workshop.  Become a member of North Shores Improvement Association for as little as $15 annually.  VilanobeachFL.com/membership/NSIA.

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    MAIN LIBRARY EVENTS

San Carlos Avenue  (904) 827-6940
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ANNUAL BEACH DRIVING PASSES

County Residents = $50, Non-Residents = $100, Handicap Passes = $40.  Available through March 1, 2019 at the Tax Collector’s main office, 4030 Lewis Speedway.  Residents present a valid I.D. with a county address.  For handicap pass, show handicap hangtag.  Disabled military are eligible for a free annual pass by presenting military I.D. or letter from Veterans Affairs verifying disabled status.  Vehicles with passes not needed until March 1.  After March 1, passes available at tollbooth locations only.  Info:  Beach Services: 209-0341, or www.sjcfl.us/beaches for current beach access updates and beach driving conditions.

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Calendar for GTM Research Reserve Education Center events
Exploring our environment.  Guided Hikes, Beach Walks, Lectures.  For updated activities, go to www.gtmnerr.org or call 823-4500. 

Saturdays * 9 am
NORTH FLORIDA BIKE CLUB RALLY
They ride regularly on Saturdays, except third Saturday, starting at Vilano Publix parking lot.  They take a warm up loop around Porpoise Point before heading over the Bridge. Cyclists of all abilities welcome with a guaranteed 35 mile B pace ride as well as a 48 mile option.  Contact Mark (973) 219-1092 or Penni (501-5037.

2nd Sat & Sun of each month * 12:30 pm to 4 pm
VESSEL SAFETY CHECKS at VILANO BOAT RAMP
12:30 to 4 pm * SAFETY VESSEL CHECKS at Vilano Boat Ramp, weather permitting, by U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 14-7. No charge. Prevent any citations for required items. Decal awarded. 904-347-5757.  www.safetyseal.net.

PUBLIC LIBRARY CLASSES
Go to www.sjcpls.org/content/main-library for offerings at our Main Library location such as yoga, stretching, seniors vs. crime, AARP tax assistance, after school gaming and science lab, story times for babies, toddlers, preschool, PC and internet. 904-827-6931 Note: new hours Mon. & Tues. 11 am to 7 pm; Wed., Thurs., & Fri. 10 am to 6 pm; Sat. 10am to 5 pm; Closed Sundays.

Every Friday 11:30am
A A Meeting
North Shores Community Center, 120 Meadow Avenue.

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ANNUAL SNAPSHOT OF EVENTS / IMPORTANT MEETING DATES

 Annual Calendar