Calendar

APRIL 1
Dover Quartet Master Class
Free class held at Amelia Baptist Church, 961167 Buccaneer Trail, for students who would like to develop their musical skills. For more information call (904) 261-1779 or visit www.ameliaislandchambermusicfestival.com.

APRIL 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29
Jazz Party Weekends
Hosted by the Dynamic Les DeMerle Band with Bonnie Eisele, held at Horizons Restaurant from 6 to 9 p.m. $15 cover charge. For reservations call (904) 321-2430 or email courtrthomp@gmail.com.

APRIL 2
The Mountaintop at Amelia Community Theatre
Staged reading at 4 p.m. by Live Ink Theatre, on Studio 209 Stage, a re-imagining of events on the night before Martin Luther King, Jr. is assassinated. For tickets, $10, visit www.ameliacommunitytheatre.org or call (904) 261-6749. Located at 209 Cedar Street.

APRIL 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27, 28
Rumba, Samba, and Dance Workshops
Ballroom On Amelia offers Two for Tuesday classes with Rumba at 7 p.m., and Samba at 8 p.m. in Studio #1. $10 per class or both for $15. Dance Workshop Thursdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m., $10. Friday Night Dance Party April 28th from 8 to 10:30 p.m., 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  www.ballroomonamelia.com or their Facebook page.

APRIL 5
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.

APRIL 5
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.

APRIL 6
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.

APRIL 6-9, 13-5, 20-22
Rabbit Hole at Amelia Community Theatre
A Pulitzer Prize winning drama, on the main stage at 207 Cedar St. Performances at 8 p.m. except April 9 at 2 p.m. Rated PG-13. For tickets, visit www.ameliacommunitytheatre.org or call (904)261-6749.

APRIL 7, 9
Island Chamber Singers Spring Concert
Held at Amelia Plantation Chapel featuring music of French composers. Performances at 7 p.m. on April 7, 3 p.m. on April 9, with an opening night reception held after the concert on April 7. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door; students are free. For ticket information, call (904) 225-0575 or visit www.islandchambersingers.org.

APRIL 8
Valentina Lisitsa in Concert
Held at Amelia Plantation Chapel, 36 Bowman Road, at 5 p.m. Tickets $50. For more information call (904) 261-1779 or visit www.ameliaislandchambermusicfestival.com.

APRIL 10
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.

APRIL 11
An Evening of Pétanque and Networking
Hosted by European American Business Club and Amelia Island Boules Club at the Pétanque courts, city marina, parking lot C, from 6 to 8 p.m. $5 to play, free to watch. Food truck available.

APRIL 12
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 information, please call (904) 305-2608.

APRIL 13
Fashion Show
Hosted by GFWC Women’s Club, held at 201 Jean LaFitte Boulevard at 11 a.m. Tickets $25. For more information or to purchase tickets call Sue Dwyer at (904) 277-3245 or email suebythec@gmail.com.

APRIL 13
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.

APRIL 14
Amazing Love Lenten Musical Drama
Held at Amelia Baptist Church, 961167 Buccaneer Trail, at 6:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, please call (904) 261-9527.

APRIL 15
How Bees Impact Nature
Program by Master Gardener and Master Naturalist Lisa Brown. Hosted by the Bartram Garden Club at 10 a.m., Fernandina Beach Library, 25 North 4th Street. Guests welcome. For more info, contact Kathleen Lunman at (904) 432-8631, or ktlpilot@gmail.com.

APRIL 17
Acoustic Sessions
Held at Amelia Community Theatre’s Studio 209 Stage at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10, and available by calling (904) 261-6749 or visiting www.ameliacommunitytheatre.org.

APRIL 20
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.

APRIL 20 – 23
Broadway Spectacular
Review of 12 Broadway musicals by Nassau Community Players at Fernandina Beach Middle School to benefit Community in Schools of Nassau County. Performances 7:30 p.m. except for April 23, which is 2 p.m. Tickets, $15, can be purchased at Amelia Awards & Gallery or FBMS, or at the door. For more information, call (904) 415-2285.

APRIL 21
Beth Newdome Fellowship Artists in Concert
Held at Prince Of Peace Lutheran Church, 2600 Atlantic Avenue at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $30. For more information, call (904) 261-1779 or visit www.ameliaislandchambermusicfestival.com.

APRIL 22
Katie Ride for Life
Bike or walk to raise money and awareness for organ donation. Event begins at Atlantic Recreation Center, 2500 Atlantic Avenue, at 8 a.m. Post-ride celebration includes live entertainment giveaways, opportunity to meet transplant recipients, donor families, and more. For more information, visit katierideforlife.org.

APRIL 23
“Let Me Take You on a Tree Cruise”
Hosted by Amelia Tree Conservancy and Amelia River Cruises, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., includes food, music, and fun. $60 per person. For tickets, visit www.ameliarivercruises.com.

APRIL 23
Turtle Island Quartet in Concert
Held at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, 4750 Amelia Island Parkway at 5 p.m. Tickets $50. For more information call (904) 261-1779 or visit www.ameliaislandchambermusicfestival.com.

APRIL 26
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.

APRIL 27 – 29
Friends of the Fernandina Beach Library Book Sale
20,000 books, plus CDs, DVDs, audio and children’s items. Preview Party April 27 from 5 to 7 p.m. for Friends of the Library members only. Non-members may join at the door. Book sale is April 28 from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and April 29 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Held at Peck Center Gym, 516 South 10th Street.

APRIL 30
Original Celtic Woman Chloë Agnew
Live in concert with Dermot Kiernan, held at Main Stage, 207 Cedar Street at 7 p.m. An evening of well-loved classic, original, and Irish songs. Adults $30; students through high school $20. For tickets call (904) 261-6749 or visit www.ameliacommunitytheatre.org.