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November 2017

Chamber, FPL lend helping hand

SAINT AUGUSTINE – In partnership with the Florida Power and Light Company (FPL), the St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce is helping more businesses twinkle with holiday lights in the wake of Hurricane Irma. St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights runs [Read More]

November 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

A homeless experience

  SAINT AUGUSTINE – Saturday, Nov. 11, members of the St. Augustine Young Professionals participated in the first annual Sleep Out to Raise Awareness of Homeless Youth. The event was held at Port in the Storm Homeless Youth Center. [Read More]

November 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

From landscaping to musical events

SAINT AUGUSTINE – The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agriculture Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension service in St. Johns County will conduct a Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance (LCLM) certification workshop on Wednesday, Nov. [Read More]

November 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Fatio House part of B&B tour

SAINT AUGUSTINE –The Ximenez-Fatio House Museum, 20 Aviles St., will participate in this year’s 24th Annual St. Augustine Historic Inns Bed & Breakfast Holiday Tour. Monday, Dec.  11 from noon to 4 p.m. the House Museum will open its doors [Read More]

November 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

A busy month at the libraries

PUTNAM COUNTY – The Putnam County Library System announces numerous special events this 11th month of 2017. Among them: The Angel Book Trees are up at all five branches of the Putnam County Library System and the Edgar Johnson Senior Center. [Read More]

November 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

Buttons, buttons and more buttons

Through the years I have been writing about buttons.  I often write about the different types of buttons, or types, but I need to be sure I’ve covered the most important thing about buttons.  And that is “sewing on a button.”  I sometimes [Read More]

November 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

Ixora is a tropical plant

Q:    I was given a pretty ixora plant as a gift. Should I leave it in the pot or put it out? What type of light does it need? A:    Ixora is a tropical plant and is not cold hardy. They like a hot sunny situation. You will have best luck if [Read More]

November 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

Around town: Variety of programs

TRANSPORTATION SURVEY The North Florida Transportation Planning Organization (NFTPO) and the Florida Dept. of Transportation (FDOT) are sponsoring the North Florida Travel Survey to better understand residents’ transportation needs. This is [Read More]

November 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

Bray, Lugo to Light the Night

SAINT AUGUSTINE – Wanda Bray, city of St. Augustine event administrator, and Chef Michael Lugo, owner and executive chef of Michael’s Tasting Room, will flip the switch Nov. 18 marking the 24th year of the city’s Nights of Lights. [Read More]

November 10, 2017 // 0 Comments