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 aroundtheregion@jacksonville.com or call (904) 359-4513.

1 BEACHES

POLYGRAPH EXAMINER TO SPEAK

George Matherson, a certified post-conviction sex offender polygraph examiner, will be the guest speaker at the Beaches Business Association lunch meeting 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4, at the Jacksonville Beach Golf Club, 605 Penman Road, Jacksonville Beach. Lunch $8. For more bbajax.com.

2 CLAY

CLEAN OUT MEDICINE CABINETS

The Sheriff's Office will conduct a drug take-back event so people can dispose of unused or out-of-date prescription medicine from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, at the CVS at 2672 Blanding Blvd. in Middleburg. For more call the Sheriff's Office, (904) 264-6512.

3 FERNANDINA BEACH

3RD ON 3RD STREET

The Amelia Island Museum of History's 3rd on 3rd Street Presentation at 6 p.m. Friday, July 18, features Nick Deonas with a discussion on boat building. Deonas is the son and grandson of skilled Greek craftsmen who helped establish the tradition of boat building in Fernandina Beach. The program is free for museum members and a $5 donation for nonmembers at the museum at 233 S. Third St.

4 FLEMING ISLAND

FUNDRAISER FOR ANIMAL SHELTER

Spirit Night for Safe Animal Shelter will be held from 7-10 p.m. Saturday, July 19, at the Brick Oven on Fleming Island (located directly behind Sonic). By mentioning Safe Animal Shelter to your waiter, Brick Oven will donate 10 percent of the sales to this nonprofit, no-kill animal shelter located on County Road 220, just west of Knight Boxx Road. Additionally, a raffle for Jaguars tickets will he held and the tickets will be awarded that night. For more, Nancy Ryan, Safe Animal Shelter, 276-7233

5 JACKSONVILLE BEACH

CONTAINER GARDENING WORKSHOP

The Duval County Cooperative Extension Service offers a free Grow Bucket and Container Garden seminar at 6 p.m. Monday July 28, at the Beaches Emergency Assistance Ministry at 850 Sixth Ave. S. in Jacksonville Beach. The seminar has limited space so call Jeannie Crosby to register at (904) 255-7450. …

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