Visiting Rabbi Series. Rabbi Joel Fox will be leading Shabbat services Friday, Feb. 24, at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, Feb. 25, at 10 a.m. at First Congregation Sons of Israel, Cordova Street. . Because repairs have not yet been completed in the sanctuary, the services will be held in the Max Jaffe Hall.
Rene’ Naughton is sponsoring the Oneg Shabbat after services on Friday, and a light kiddish lunch will be served following services on Saturday.
Memorial Lutheran Church members will gather at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, for a Mardi Gras Pancake Dinner at the church, U.S. 1 South. For information contact Cassandra_M_Cook@yahoo.com or call 904-315-1411.
Proceeds benefit the church’s youth group fundraising blitz leading to the 2018 ELCA National Youth Gathering. Suggested donation for the dinner is $5 per person.
The people, radio and television stations and events that built an industry and the state of Florida will be the topic at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 2, when historian Donn R. Colee Jr. is speaker. He is presenting his book “Towers in the Sand: The History of Florida Broadcasting” in a St. Augustine Historical Society-sponsored program. The presentation will be in the Flagler Room of Flagler College.
The book is described as intertwining the social history of the state from 1922 through the present day.
Art Walk Off the Beaten Path continues from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 3, at 160 Vilano Road, across from Casa Benedetto’s Ristorante near the Vilano Pier. Featured artists include Lynda Wainright, Barb Valentine and Fred Windeler.
A second highlight of the evening will be an art auction benefitting Vilano Beach Main Street. That is planned from 6 to 9 p.m. at Hampton Inn Conference room. View and bidding is at 6 p.m., with the live auction beginning at 7 p.m.