Jacksonville Journal

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ST. JOHNS RELAY FOR LIFE

FACULTY GAME IS FRIDAY

The St. Johns County Relay for Life will have the third annual Relay for Life Basketball Challenge at 7 p.m. Friday at Switzerland Point Middle School, 1223 Greenbriar Road.

The basketball challenge will pit faculty members from northwestern St. Johns County's two middle schools, Switzerland Point and Fruit Cove, against each other.

Admission is $5.

SCIENCE EXTRAVAGANZA

WILL BE THIS EVENING

Andrew Robinson Elementary School will have a Science Extravaganza today for parents and students to explore all types of science.

The event, scheduled for 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the school's multipurpose room, will include information about the Kirby-Smith Space Center, the Marine Science Center, ocean animals, water conservation, zoo animals, electricity and light, the human body and more. There also will be door prizes and a free spaghetti dinner.

For more information, contact science coordinator Charlotte Cue at (904) 630-6550.

DUVAL ART TEACHERS GROUP

SETS SILENT, LIVE AUCTIONS

The Duval Art Teachers Association will host silent and live auctions as part of the third annual Fabulous Flamingo Fete on Saturday, April 23.

Those who attend the event from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Schultz Center for Teaching and Leadership can bid on a selection of flamingos and birdhouses, all decorated in the style of famous artists.

In addition, wood furniture items decorated by celebrity artists will be available during the live auction.

Among those decorating items such as Adirondack chairs and Shaker tables are Daniel Wynn, Lydia Stuart, Barry Wilson, Hope McMath, Tony Chavez, Myra Schick, Cookie Davis, Anna McClellan, Joyce Reynolds and Russ Wilson. …