Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Around the Region

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Around the Region

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Do you have something to share about your community outside Jacksonville? Send news-related tips to Scott Butler at scott.butler@jacksonville.com or (904) 359-4566.

1 AMELIA ISLAND

'NICE PEOPLE' AT COMMUNITY THEATER

"Nice People Dancing to Good Country Music" will continue at the Amelia Community Theatre at 8 p.m. the next two Thursday, Friday and Saturdays. The theater is at 207-209 Cedar St., Fernandina Beach. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students. For more, (904) 261-6749 or ameliacommunitytheatre.org.

2 AMELIA ISLAND

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOARD MEETS

The Economic Development Board meets 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday in the Cumberland Ballroom at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation at 6800 First Coast Highway. The meeting is open to the public.

3 ORANGE PARK

A DOGGONE EASTER

The second annual Doggone Easter Egg Hunt will be noon-2 p.m. Saturday at the Orange Park Town Hall Park, 2042 Park Ave. at U.S. 17 and Kingsley Avenue. For $10, dogs can hunt for eggs filled with Pawfection Bakery treats and prizes.

4 MIDDLEBURG

RUMMAGE FOR THE ANIMALS

Safe Animal Shelter at 2913 County Road 220 just west of Knight Boxx Road in Middleburg will have a huge Brown Bag Rummage Sale 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.

5 PENNEY FARMS

OKEFENOKEE RANGER TO VISIT

Susan Heisey, supervisory ranger of Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, will be the guest speaker at Penney Retirement Community at 7 p.m. Sunday. The program is at Penney Memorial Church, 4465 Poling Blvd. For more, (800) 638-3138.

6 MACCLENNY

EARTH DAY IN THE ARBORETUM

The county Extension Office will be hosting its Earth Day in the Arboretum event 6-7 p.m. Tuesday at the Agricultural Center, 1025 W. Macclenny Ave. There will be a tree-planting demonstration and a guided tour of the "garden of trees," as well as a tree give-away and a youth scavenger hunt to earn a 4-H summer camp voucher. For more, (904) 259-3520.

7 ATLANTIC BEACH

COMMISSION HIRES NEW CITY ATTORNEY

The City Commission voted unanimously Monday to hire Rich Komando as city attorney for an $8,000 flat fee retainer. …

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