Here are the February events for Vilano Beach sorted first by date, then followed by on-going events. See you at the beach!
Please call the phone number shown to verify any information. Let me know if you have an event you'd like posted.
February 9, 5:45 p.m.
SUNSET-MOONRISE AT TOP OF THE LIGHTHOUSE
5:45 pm Appetizers by The Reef Restaurant. Lighthouse fundraiser.
Reservations required. 829-0745. $20 members & $25 non-members.
February 9, 6:45 p.m.
WINE CLASS - Bubblies & Dessert Wines - How to Impress Your Date Without Breaking the Bank
with matching appetizers. $30. Reservations required.
The Reef Restaurant, 4100 Coastal Highway. 824-8008
February 9, 7 p.m.
NSIA FORUM - DESIGNATION AS A NATIONAL HERITAGE AREA - WHAT IT MEANS TO OUR COMMUNITY
· A National Heritage Area (NHA) is eligible for up to $10 million in federal grants which will stimulate
our economic potential through heritage tourism development. Recognized nationally as a "special
place" in America, it will help preserve our historical and cultural resources and should increase our
quality of life and the value of our property. The proposed boundaries of our NHA are the coastal
region from Ponte Vedra to Palm Coast. The County is seeking our help and your help in applying for this
designation. There will be a presentation by Mr. Robin Moore, County Historic Resource Specialist, who is
coordinating the submission of the feasibility study to Congress.
· NSIA Officers and Directors for 2009 will be proposed.
February 10, 6:30 p.m.
FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY Sea Oats Chapter
TROUBLE IN PARADISE: INVASIVE PLANT CHALLENGE
Maia McGuire, University of Florida Sea Grant Extension Agent will discuss
invasive species and how to eradicate them. Door prizes.
At the St. Augustine Beach City Hall, 2200 A1A South.
February 11, 7 p.m.
SUNSET-FULL MOON RIVER CRUISE
Cap's On The Water Restaurant. An old fishing boat cruise down the Intracoastal
to see the City of St. Augustine. Must be over 21. Tickets are $10 on
first come basis and go on sale at 5:30 pm. Leaves Cap's dock promptly
at 7 pm. 4325 Myrtle Street off Third Street.
February 13 & 14
SPECIAL VALENTINE'S DAY MENUS
· Pawnee's, 165 Vilano RD, 824-2455, 5:30 to 9:00
· The Reef, 4100 Coastal HWY, 824-8008, 4:30 to 10:00
February 14, 2p.m.
FREE SKIMBOARD LESSONS
Vilano Surf Hut, 120 Vilano RD, 829-WAVE, 806-8120
Come to store first. If under age 18, need adult consent waiver.
Sign up for Tai Chi classes. mailto:email@example.com. End of season clearance sale!
February 15, 6 p.m.
COMMUNITY FELLOWSHIP DINNER
Church at Vilano at the Community Center, 120 Meadow Avenue.
Pot Luck Dinner. Bring a dish to share.
February 18, 4-6 p.m.
VILANO BEACH MAIN STREET PLANNING GROUP
At the Hampton Inn Oceanside on Vilano Road
Design * Economic Restructuring * Organization * Promotion.
Meets every 3rd Wednesday.
Info: 501-5891 or 824-1212
February 19, 6 p.m.
Community minded international group of women who welcome new members.
(3rd Thurs) At South Ponte Vedra Association Center, 2724 S. Ponte Vedra Boulevard.
Info: Janet Gandara - 823-1101
February 19, 7 p.m.
CITIZENS AIRPORT GROUP
(3rd Thurs). Contact Rita George. 825-4832. If you are not already on the distribution list. The date and location may be changed for February, so please check.
February 21, 9 a.m.
BEACH RESTORATION MEETING
South Ponte Vedra Association Center 2724 S. Ponte Vedra Boulevard, www.spv-vilano.com. Meets the 3rd Saturday of every month. Special Note: At this meeting their engineering contractor will present the results of the Feasibility Study.
Info: 824-4571 or 387-0770
March 9, 7 p.m.
NSIA FORUM -- NEW LANDSCAPE IRRIGATION REGULATIONS
Board Members of Neighborhood Associations Should Attend & Homeowners with Automatic Irrigation Systems
At the North Shores Community Center, 120 Meadow Avenue
New rules in the St. Johns River Water Management District will change how homeowners and commercial properties water their lawns and landscapes to save our water supply. New 2008 Statewide Fertilizer Regulations and New Stormwater Runoff Regulations that will be coming in June 2010 will also be discussed. Speakers are Joe Sewards, Multi-County Horticulture Agent, and John Kordic, Florida Landscape & Nursery, who has developed a new drip irrigation system for Turtle Shores. They will be able to answer other landscape questions as well. Joe runs the Florida Yards & Neighborhoods Program ("Right Plant, Right Place") and is developing Low Impact Landscape Techniques at the Ag Center near the Wind Mitigation building.
When: February 2, March 2 (every other Monday, but Feb. 16th), 2-3 p.m.
Where: Vilano Beach Pier
Info: 827-6944, 827-6900, http://www.sjcpls.org/
STUDY LAB & STUDENT TUTORING (grades 1 - 12)
When: Every Monday and Wednesday, 4-6 p.m.
Where: North Shores Improvement Association (NSIA) Community Center, 120 Meadow Avenue
Info: Hosted by the Church at Vilano, 808-8304, or Art Holden, 829-0823 to register a student for tutoring.
When: Every Friday and Saturday Night, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Where: Pawnee's Café & Fine Wines, 165 Vilano RD,
Info: Friday $10, 6 wines. Saturday $ 7, 4 wines. Case discounts, 823-2455
FUN FITNESS CLASSES
When: Most Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. and 10:15 a.m.
Where: Harbor View Room at Kingfish Grill, Camachee Island
Info: Tighten & Tone and Jazzercise. Susan Rubin, instructor, 669-9638.
2 free visits. 8 visits $40, Saturday only, $4 each. Call for exact schedule.
Barbara Jenness takes joy in assisting people in buying or selling their home or land in northeast Florida (St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra, and Jacksonville). She is a community activist and leader serving as President of Friends of A1A 2008-2010, Past President of Scenic & Historic A1A in St. Johns County for over 10 years, and past vice-president of Vilano Beach Main Street (North Shores Improvement Association). She is a past president for WCR in St. Augustine and a member of South Ponte Vedra Civic Association, Porpoise Point, Serenata Beach Club, and Palencia. She founded and is a Past President of the St. Augustine Regional Council (StAR Council) to promote the St. Augustine area to individuals outside the region.
Awards: REALTOR of the Year, Businesswoman of the Year, SPIRIT Award Passion, Five-Star Best in Client Satisfaction-7 Years Winner