Calendar of Events

Sat * Apr 28 * 10 a.m. to noon
OYSTER GARDENER WORKSHOP
For new gardeners.  To participate you must own a saltwater dock, attend the workshop, and commit 1-2 hours a week to monitor, maintain and record.  Gardeners grow, maintain and record data on their oyster habitats for about one year and return oysters to the lab for use in restoration projects.  Workshop at University of Whitney Labs for Marine Bioscience at Marineland.  Must register.  [email protected], (904) 461-4042.

Sun * Apr 29 * 7 p.m.
VILANO ACTION NETWORK
This meeting is at 404 17th Street.  See story in this issue.  For update on meetings, which may be held every two weeks, contact: [email protected], (904) 599-2896 or [email protected], (443) 831-7230.

Every Sunday in May
VIKTOR ZENKO THOUGHT DETECTIVE
At Raintree Restaurant, 102 San Marco Avenue.  Brunch & a show.  Downstairs between 12:30 & 1:00 p.m.  Matinee upstairs at 2:00 p.m.  A journey into the power of the mind with lots of laughs along the way.  Reservations required.  Call The Raintree at (904) 824-7211 after 1 p.m.

Fri & Sat * May 4 & 5
BOATING CLUB FISHING TOURNAMENT
Open to all anglers.  Friday night captain’s meeting.  Saturday fishing and weigh in.  Contact Mike Jenkins, Programs Coordinator, 823-7488.

Fri * May 11 * 7 p.m.
BINGO SOCIAL
NOTE:  This will not be held in May as the Community Center is under construction.
 
Usually is the Second Friday.  At the North Shores Community Center, 120 Meadow Avenue.   Fun, laughter and reap rewards for all ages.  If you would like to help coordinate in order to have more than once a month, contact:  819-0879.

Sun * May 13 * 2 to 4 p.m.
FAMILY ART WORKSHOP
Second Sunday. At the NSIA Community Center, 120 Meadow Avenue. Check with Sarah Carrigan at (904) 827-5628.  [email protected] because of the Community Center construction.  Might be held in the firehouse.

Mon * May 14 * 9 to 11 a.m.
COUNTY CIVIC ASSOCIATION ROUNDTABLE
Second Monday.  At the Airport Conference Center.  Government watch dog organization.  North Shores and South Ponte Vedra are both charter members.  SJCRoundtable.org.  315-3288.

Wed * May 16 * 4 to 5 p.m.
VILANO BEACH MAIN STREET
Third Wednesdays.  At the Hampton Inn.  Updates to the Town Center, commercial and cultural projects and events.  “The best is yet to come.”  

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VILANO BEACH ART PROGRAM

For those who enjoy interacting with other artistic talents, come join our Open Art Studio, which we have nicknamed OASis --  or one of our special Art Workshops or classes -- at the North Shores Improvement Association Community Center at 120 Meadow Avenue.  The Portrait Class and Plein Air are new to 2018!  First session free!  For more information, just stop by, or contact: [email protected].  Fran Windeler, (614) 560-1672.

 Schedule

Open Art OASis – weekly – Wednesday – 12 to 3

Family Art Workshop –Monthly, 2nd Sunday – 2 to 4

Plein Air Instruction – Monthly, 2nd Tuesday – 12:30 to 3:30

 

   

Every Wednesday * 12 to 3 p.m.
VILANO BEACH ART PROGRAM
OPEN ART STUDIO
 
Self guided sessions, meet other artists, share ideas.  Tables and chairs supplied, bring your own supplies.  First session free.  At the North Shores Community Center, 120 Meadow Avenue.  Contact Fran at [email protected].  (614) 560-1672.

Mondays & Thursdays * 8 a.m.
Every Saturday * 8:30 am & 9:30 am
PILATES CLASSES
At the North Shores Community Center, 120 Meadow Avenue.  Pilates is a system of strengthening and stretching exercises designed to develop the body’s core, including abdominals, lower back, hips and gluts.  Your teacher is Michele Green, [email protected].  (972) 824-8777.

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.

Every Sunday * 10:00 am & 11:00 am
CHURCH AT VILANO
10 am Bible Study, 10:45 am Coffee social, 11:00 Worship & Communion. Every Wednesday * 6 pm Prayer & Bible Study. At North Shores Community Center, 120 Meadow Avenue & Church House at 121 Meadow Avenue. 904- 808-8304

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.