Calendar

JUNE 2
Crescendo Amelia Big Band Dance
Crescendo Amelia performs your favorite ballroom dance songs on a huge dance floor for their First Friday Dance at Kraft 10 Acres Clubhouse, 961023 Buccaneer Trail. Admission is $15.00 and the event is BYOB. 7:30-10:30 pm. Also in July and August.

JUNE 3, 4
Living History at Fort Clinch State Park
Visit with volunteers in Civil War-era attire portraying daily life at the fort as it was in 1864. Fees include the $6 per vehicle park entrance fee, plus $2 per person Fort admission. For more information, call (904) 277-7274, or visit www.floridastateparks.org/fortclinch.

JUNE 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 23, 27, 29
Salsa, Tango and Dance Workshop
Ballroom On Amelia offers Salsa at 7 p.m., and Tango at 8 p.m. in Studio #1. $10 per class or both for $15. Dance Workshop Thursdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. for $10. Friday Night Dance Party held June 23 from 8 to 10:30 p.m. in Studio #3; $10 cash at the door. Located at 1897 Island Walkway at RAD Studios. No partner necessary or reservation required. For more information, call (904) 624-0886, visit their website at www.ballroomonamelia.com or their Facebook page.

JUNE 7
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.

JUNE 7
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.

JUNE 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28
BoogieBabies Class
Easy, gentle dance class for babies, moms, dads, and caregivers. Wear your baby in your favorite carrier and be ready for fun. Held every Wednesday and Saturday at Central Park at 9:30 p.m. For more information, call Kristin McNab, (828) 674-1049, or join their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/groups/boogiebabiesamelia

JUNE 7, 21
Amelia Island Lighthouse Tours
Guided tours of the lighthouse are held the first and third Wednesdays of every month at 10 a.m. Cost is $5 for adults; $3 for children 12 and under. Tours are limited to 25. Participants should meet at the Atlantic Avenue Recreation Center, 2500 Atlantic Ave. Pre-registration is required 24 hours in advance. For more information, call the Fernandina Beach Recreation Department at (904) 310-3358.

JUNE 7, 14, 21, 28
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.

JUNE 8
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 more information, call (904) 310-9766.

JUNE 8
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.

JUNE 8-10, 15-18, 22-24
The Explorers Club
Set in Victorian England, this comedy is wonderfully absurd. Performances at 8 p.m. except for June 18, which is at 2 p.m. On the main stage at Amelia community Theatre, 207 Cedar Street Adults $22; students through college $10. For more information, call (904) 261-6749 or visit ameliacommunitytheatre.org.

JUNE 12
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.

JUNE 13
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 (no matter how long they have lived there) are welcome to attend. For further information, contact Alma Cox at (954) 610-9548, almacox2@yahoo.com, or visit www.newcomersclubofameliaisland.com.

JUNE 14
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. Financial answers and ideas over a glass of wine. Begins at 5:30 p.m. For more info, call (904) 305-2608.

JUNE 15
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.

JUNE 16
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. Cost is $5 per person (free for members). For more info, call (904) 261-7378, or visit ameliamuseum.org.

JUNE 18
9th Annual Rib Cookoff
Sponsored by the City of Fernandina Beach, held at Main Beach Park, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., featuring over 50 cook teams from the southeast. Live music, kids zone and vendors. Community plates of teams’ entries go on sale at noon for $10. For more info, contact Jay Robertson at jrobertson@fbfl.org  or call (904) 310-3361.

JUNE 19
Acoustic Sessions
Live blues music in Studio 209 at Amelia community Theatre. Performance at 7:30 p.m., 209 Cedar Street. Tickets $10. For more information, call (904) 261-6749 or visit ameliacommunitytheatre.org.

JUNE 28
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.

JUNE 28
Lillian, Paula. Carson
Staged reading at Amelia Community Theatre, presented by Live Ink Theatre, 8 p.m., at
209 Cedar St. Tickets $10. For more information, call (904) 261-6749 or visit ameliacommunitytheatre.org.