Calendar

AUGUST 2
Amelia Knitting Group
Meets the first Wednesday of every month from 2 to 4 p.m. at The Mustard Seed Café. Knit with great company and grab a snack or drink. Created by Merle Sauer. No commitment, attend whenever you have time.

AUGUST 2
Brown Bag Lunch
The Amelia Island Museum of History hosts a Brown Bag Lunch presentation the first Wednesday of every month at noon, on a variety of subjects. This program is free and open to the public. For more information, call Gray at (904) 261-7378 ext 102, or gray@ameliamuseum.org.

AUGUST 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
BoogieBabies Class
Easy, gentle dance class for babies, moms, dads and caregivers. Wear your baby in your favorite carrier and be ready for fun and connection with your baby. Held every Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. at Precision Chiropractic, 1699 South 14th Street. Join their Facebook page for more information at www.facebook.com/groups/BoogieBabiesAmelia.

AUGUST 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Community Networking Luncheon
Each Wednesday, join other business people at The Journey Church from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring your own brown bag lunch, network with others, share events. For more information, call Karen Werling at (904) 556-9549 or email her at karenwerling@teamwerling.com.

AUGUST 4
Sounds on Centre
Held 6 to 8 p.m. on Centre Street in downtown Fernandina Beach, featuring local talented musicians. Sounds on Centre t-shirts will be available for purchase. Raffle drawings held throughout the event with prizes donated by local community businesses and retailers. All proceeds go to advertising efforts of the organization.

AUGUST 4
First Friday Dance with Crescendo Amelia Big Band
Enjoy live music and dance favorites including swing, tango, foxtrot, hustle, rhumba, waltz, blues, cha-cha, and more from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Kraft Ten Acres, 961023 Buccaneer Trail. $15 per person. BYOB; snacks and other beverages available for sale. For more information, call (904)302-6086 or email info@crescendoamelia.com.

AUGUST 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26
Jazz Party Weekends
Hosted by the Dynamic Les DeMerle Band with Bonnie Eisele, held at Horizons Restaurant from 6 to 9 p.m. $15. For reservations, call (904) 321-2430 or email courtrthomp@gmail.com.

AUGUST 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, 31
Bachata, West Coast Swing, Latin in Motion Fitness Class and Dance Workshop
Ballroom On Amelia offers Tuesday classes with Bachata at 7 p.m., West Coast Swing at 8 p.m. in Studio #1. $10 or both for $15. Latin in Motion fitness class Wednesdays from 7:45 to 8:30 p.m.; Dance Workshop Thursdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m.; $10 per person. Friday Night Dance Party August 25 from 8 to 10 p.m. in Studio #3; $10 cash. Located at 1897 Island Walkway at RAD Studios; no partner or reservation required.  For more information, call (904) 624-0886, or visit www.ballroomonamelia.com.

AUGUST 8
Newcomers Club Coffee
The Newcomers Club of Amelia Island hosts its monthly coffee on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 10:30 a.m. Women interested in joining the club who reside in Nassau County are welcome to attend. For further information, contact Alma Cox at (954) 610-9548, almacox2@yahoo.com, or visit www.newcomersclubofameliaisland.com.

AUGUST 9
Women, Wealth & Wine
An informal group of women who meet to discuss financial and related issues affecting us all. Come and ask the questions you have always wanted to ask and get insight into the questions you haven’t thought of yet. Begins at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call (904) 305-2608.

AUGUST 10
Art on 8th
Stroll through shops and art galleries along 8th Street while sampling great products and fine wines. 5 to 7 p.m. For info, call (904) 310-9766.

AUGUST 10
Men Helping Men – Prostate Cancer Support Group
Educational program for men meets at 11:30 a.m. at Baptist Medical Center board room. For more information, contact Lauren DeWitt at (904) 277-2700.

AUGUST 10-12, 17-20, 24-26
Avenue Q at Amelia Community Theatre
Held at Main Stage, 207 Cedar Street. All performances at 8 p.m. except for August 20, which is 2 p.m. Tickets $25 adults, $15 students. For more information, call (904) 261-6749 or visit www.ameliacommunitytheatre.org.

AUGUST 14
Pink Ribbon Ladies
For survivors of breast cancer, Pink Ribbon Ladies meets at 6 p.m. at Ackerman Cancer Center, 1340 South 18th Street, Suite 103. For more information, contact Anne Showalter at
(904)321-5465 or Isobel Lyle at (904)321-2057.

AUGUST 17
Writers By The Sea
Writers and friends meet the third Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. upstairs at the Amelia Island Museum of History for program and discussion. For more information, contact Nadine Vaughan D›Ardenne at nvaughanwilliams@gmail.com, or Nancy Blanton at blantonn@msn.com.

AUGUST 18
Third on 3rd
The Amelia Island Museum of History offers a presentation on the third Friday of the month, at 6 p.m., based on a variety of different topics related to the history of the island. July’s presentation features Amelia Island Jazz Festival’s scholarship winner Skylar Nolan and his quartet. Cost is $5 per person (free for members). For more information, call (904) 261-7378, or visit www.ameliamuseum.org.

AUGUST 21
Acoustic Sessions
Live music in Studio 209 at Amelia community Theatre. Performance 7:30 p.m., 209 Cedar Street. Tickets $10. For more information, call (904) 261-6749 or visit ameliacommunitytheatre.org.

AUGUST 23
Head and Neck Cancer Support Group
SPOHNC is a support group for oral, head and neck cancer patients, held at Baptist Medical Center board room at 11:30 a.m. For more information, contact Lauren DeWitt at (904) 277-2700.