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Give A Helping Hand To The COA


THE PLAYERS COMMUNITY SENIOR CENTER: 175 Landrum Lane, Ponte Vedra Beach: Volunteers needed for activity set up mornings: Friday 10 a.m. and Monday 9 a.m. Call (904) 209-3686 or email

PONTE VEDRA THERAPEUTIC ADULT DAY HEALTH CARE: 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach: Volunteers needed Monday- Friday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. to help participants in activities such as games, music, chair exercise, simple art & craft projects. Certified pet therapy dogs are also welcome. Call (904) 209-3686 or email

SUNSHINE CENTER ADULT DAY CARE: 180 Marine St., St. Augustine: Volunteers needed to assist seniors with activities such as socializing, games, exercise, art and music projects. Schedules are flexible: 9a.m. –noon or 1 – 4 p.m.. Call (904) 209-3686 or email


Contact the River House reception desk, 904-209-3655, for registration and more information or email

Ballroom Dancing : A 6-week beginner ballroom dancing class with Victoria Lane, will begin Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2:45-3:45 p.m., at River House, 179 Marine St.  This is a continuation of beginner ballroom dancing covering many styles. For registration and information call 209-3655. River House Activity Members is $40; non-members, $45.  Advance payment required.

Watercolor Techniques: Artist, Martha Ferguson, will be teaching a 6-session watercolor class beginning Thursday, Jan. 19, 1-4p.m.   To learn more about her art, view her website @  River House Activity Members, $70, and $80 to all others.  Early registration is recommended as space is limited.  Call 209-3655.  Advance payment required.

Painted Silk Scarves: It’s been done for centuries in Asia, it’s been big in Europe for years and now painting on silk has become very popular in the U.S.  Now at River House, 179 Marine St., paint your own silk scarf under the direction of Martha Ferguson.  Jan. 19, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Call 209-3655 as space is limited.  Advance payment of $30 required.  Price includes all materials!

Art Appreciation: Jean Serusa, New York State Art Educator will be giving sessions on Art Appreciation at the River House, 179 Marine Street, on Mondays, 2:30-3:30 p.m.  Jan. 23: George Washington’s Wooden Teeth-Presidential Portraits and the Artists who painted these; January30: Edgar Degas and Mary Cassatt. Advanced payment required.  For information and registration, call 209-3655.

Dinner and a Movie: Join River House movie goers on Thursday, Jan. 26, 179 Marine St. on from 4:30-7:30 p.m., for the showing of “Sully” starring Tom Hanks as Chesley Sullenberger, who became a hero after gliding his plane along the water in the Hudson River, saving his 155 passengers.  $13 for River House Members and $16 for Non-members.  Call 209-3655 for reservations.

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1 Comment on Give A Helping Hand To The COA

  1. Thank you for all of your wonderful support. We will continue to watch and promote your website.
    Best wishes for much success! Council on Aging, Volunteer Coordinator, Amy Leach


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