Calendar

JUNE
PAGG Corner Show
Plantation Artists’ Guild & Gallery will feature the artwork of Charli Leniston as our Corner Show artist. Enjoy her bold, vibrant and visionary acrylics. Masks required. 94 Amelia Village Circle in the Omni Amelia Island Resort shops. Hours Mon 11a.m.-5p.m., Tues 9:00a.m.-1:00p.m., Wednesday -Saturday 11:00a.m.- 5:00p.m., Sunday 1:00p.m.-5:00p.m.. (904) 432-1750.Visit paggart.com.

JUNE
Gentle Seated Yoga
No experience necessary. Mondays and Wednesdays, 12:30-1:30. Drop-in $22, 5 class pass $70. Online or In-Studio options. Community Yoga + Wellness, 210 Beech Street. (904) 613-6345. www.cyoga-amelia.com.

JUNE 1, 3,8,10,15,17, 22, 24
Foxtrot
Ballroom On Amelia offers group classes on Amelia Island featuring Foxtrot from 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Classes consist of learning steps followed by dance time to practice. Classes are $15 per person. Ballroom On Amelia is located at 1897 Island Walkway at RAD Studios. No partner or reservation is required. For more information, contact us at (904)624-0886 or visit our website at www.ballroomonamelia.com, and Facebook page.

JUNE 3
20th Season Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival
Dover String Quartet with bassist Edgar Meyer The Dover serves as quartet-in-residence for the Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University, The Dover also is the first-ever quartet-in-residence for the Kennedy Center. Mr. Meyer’s unparalleled technique and musicianship in combination with his gift for composition have brought him to the fore, where he is appreciated by a vast, varied audience. 3:00 p.m. or 7:00 p.m. Amelia Baptist Church 961167 Buccaneer Trail. Tickets are $60 and available at ameliachambermusic.org. Call (904) 261-1779 for more information.

JUNE 3
Story & Song Fiction Book Group
Book group discussion of “The Girl with the Louding Voice” by Abi Daré, an inspiring story of a teenage girl growing up in a rural Nigerian village who longs to get an education so that she can find her louding voice and speak up for herself. Free and open to all. 5-6:15 pm Song Bookstore Bistro 1430 Park Avenue. RSVP (904) 601-2118.

JUNE 4
Sounds on Centre
Free community concert. This is a family and visitor friendly event, children and pets are welcomed.Centre Street, Front Street to 2nd Street 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

JUNE 11, 12, 17-19, 24-26
Men on Boats
Continuing its 40th season with in-person and live-streamed performances of the rollicking comedy Men on Boats by Jaclyn Backhaus. Performances are at 8:00 p.m. on June 11-12, 17-19, 24-26 and 2:00 p.m. on June 13 and 20. The show contains strong adult language. In-person tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for students in the Main Stage, 207 Cedar Street. Livestreaming tickets are $15 individuals and $30 households of 2-4 people. Visit www.AmeliaCommunityTheatre.org or call (904) 261-6749 for tickets.

June 11
Literary Luncheon: The Last Bookshop in London
Bestselling author Madeline Martin takes us to London in 1940, when a young woman’s plans to strike out on her own are interrupted by war and the incessant bombing raids that lasted for years. How a single bookshop could make such a difference in people’s lives is central to the story. Tickets are $35, including lunch and an autographed copy of the book. 12:30 p.m. Story & Song Bookstore Bistro, 1430 Park Avenue. RSVP (904) 601-2118

June 12
Concert in the Park
Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the sounds of the Nassau Community Jazz Band, performing at the Amelia Park Town Square. 3:00 p.m. Free and open to all.

JUNE 12
St. Marys Summer Festival Ferries
Amelia River Cruises will be offerign special ferry services to the St. Mary’s Summer Festoval, departing Fernandina at 8am and 1pm plus departures from St. Marys at 9am, 2pm and 6pm. For more information, visit ameliarivercruises.com.

JUNE 12
Music Under the Stars Song & Dance
Outdoor concert series with monthly dates through July. The June program starts with old school Jazz then on to Big Band, Motown, POP, R&B. Performances at Amelia Musical Playhouse outdoor stage 1955 Island Walkway. 7:30p.m. – 9:30 p.m. $20 Tickets purchased online at crescendoamelia.com. For more details, visit crescendoamelia.com, email [email protected], or call (904) 878-0037.

JUNE 14
National Bourbon Day Sunset Cruise
Join the Amelia Island Bourbon Society for an adult only sunset cruise with Amelia River Cruises at 7pm. For more information, visit ameliarivercruises.com.

June 17
Juneteenth Jumpoff
Community jubilee celebration honoring African American freedom and achievement. Getting involved and supporting Juneteenth celebrations creates new bonds of friendship and understanding among us. Enjoy families, food, vendors and heritage dancing. Located at Peck High school, 516 10th Street on Charles Eugene Richo field. 1:00p.m.-7:00p.m. Contact Tiffany Harris for more information [email protected] or (904) 557-0170

JUNE 17
Healing Knee Care
Healing for injured, stiff or painful knees. Bring circulation, mobility and stability to the knee joint. Thursdays 6:00p.m.-7:00p.m. $75 for 4 classes. No Yoga experience necessary. Community Yoga + Wellness 210 Beech Street (904) 613-6345 www.cyoga-amelia.com.

June 18
The Butterfly Bruises
Meet acclaimed author, creative writer and poet Stirling Palmer Smith as she introduces her new Southern Poetry collection of 80 poems and five short stories. Tickets are $35, including lunch and an autographed copy of the book. 12:30 pm Story & Song Bookstore Bistro 1430 Park Avenue. RSVP (904) 601-2118

June 25
Healing Yoga Course
For those with pain, mobility issues, Parkinson’s, MS, surgery recovery or specific needs. Fridays 11:00a.m.-12:00p.m. $89 for 6 class sessions with homework. No yoga experience necessary. Community Yoga + Wellness 210 Beech Street (904) 613-6345 www.cyoga-amelia.com.

June 27
Simple Human Dignity: My Life, My Wife, Our Story
Arlene Goldberg made history when she and her wife, Carol, became the first same-sex couple to have their New York marriage officially and legally recognized by the State of Florida. A leader and pioneer in the LGBTQ+ community and the recipient of Equality Florida’s 2014 Voice for Equality Award, Goldberg shares her new book. Free and open to all. 2:00 p.m. Story & Song Bookstore Bistro, 1430 Park Avenue. RSVP to (904) 601-2118.