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Community In St. Augustine

Stay in-the-know about what’s happening in the St. Augustine community with these local news briefs, press releases and business updates and company announcements from local organizations in St. Johns County.  

girl scout jane hershiser throws cookie boxes in the air


Girl Scouts of Gateway Council Offers Cookies to Health Heroes

The North Florida branch of the Girl Scouts has launched an initiative to provide Girl Scout Cookies to healthcare workers on the front lines.

sailor jane in the recording studio

Arts and Culture, Community

St. Johns Cultural Council Hosts Online Concert Series

The nightly concerts will support local St. Augustine musicians during a time of cancelled gigs and closed venues.

a silver and bead bracelet sold at sta marketplace


STA Marketplace Develops A Program to Help St. Augustine Businesses in Crisis

This online market is providing a platform for local makers, artists, and small businesses to sell their products.


Here’s How to Access Meals for Kids at St. Johns County Schools March 23-27, 2020

Children in need of meals during the unanticipated school closings can access free breakfast and lunch at these school locations.

the questers ponte vedra stand next to their sponsored artifact an historical lens

Arts and Culture, Community

Questers Ponte Vedra Chapter Sponsor an Artifact at the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum

The Questers are helping preserve history the sponsorship of a lightship lens at the Museum.


Ponte Vedra Women’s Food Alliance Hosts Kids in the Kitchen Cooking Contest

Your little ones can enter their favorite family dessert recipe (and maybe win prizes!) in this 3rd annual local contest.

ed wilks the owner and writer behind legacies and memories


Leave Your Mark: St. Augustine Author Ed Wilks’s Biography Firm, Legacies & Memories, Preserves Life’s Greatest Stories

Business execs, boomers, and seniors turn to these professional biography writers to record their life's successes.

Arts and Culture, Community

The Sampler for Kids and Summer Camp Expo is a One-Stop Shop for St. Augustine Activities

Hosted by STA Marketplace, this March event enables local parents to plan their kids' summers in one fun day.

guests at the menorcan heritage celebration in 2016


Lighthouse Archaeologist to Speak at Menorcan Heritage Celebration 2020

On March 7, Nicholas Budsberg will join a variety of speakers discussing the heritage of the Menorcan people.

the winners of the figures and portraits exhibition in st augustine

Arts and Culture, Community

St. Augustine Art Association “Figures & Portraits” Winners Announced

Capturing the human form in beautiful and diverse ways, these artists have showcased the complications of portraits and figures.


Owner of St. Augustine’s Rack City Crossfit Follows Her Dream After Suffering Domestic Abuse

The St. Augustine gym's owner, Anna Rushing, refused defeat in order to build a successful community gym.

st augustine lighthouse aerial view at sunset

Arts and Culture, Community

St. Augustine Lighthouse and the Junior Service League Host Night Fest 2020

Alongside the 38th Annual Lighthouse 5K & Fun Run, Night Fest will give guests access to the Lighthouse grounds after dark.

a print of florals month by month by jenna alexander

Arts and Culture, Community

St. Augustine Artist Jenna Alexander Releases Florals Month-by-Month

This popular local artist will debut her new series at her gallery on Sunday, March 1st.

thin mints dropped for girl scout cookie season 2020


Girl Scouts of Gateway Council Launches 2020 Girl Scout Cookie Season in St. Johns County

The world's largest girl-led entrepreneurial program introduces a new lemon cookie baked with inspirational messages.

cocktails from odd birds cocktail lounge


Odd Birds Cocktail Lounge and Kitchen Announces New Location

The beloved local craft cocktail bar is moving to larger location on Anastasia Island.

jacksonville food and wine fest in 2020

Arts and Culture, Community

Jacksonville Food & Wine Festival 2020 Debuts in Riverside

Hosted by 904 Happy Hour, the inagural festival will be a day of good food, good wine, and even better company.

magnolia indigo batik painting by cindy wilson

Arts and Culture, Community

Cindy Wilson’s Indigo Batiks to be Featured at Butterfield Garage Gallery in February

Both stunning and captivating, the other worldly indigo of these unique art pieces is something you don't want to miss.


St. Augustine’s SOUPer Bowl V Announces Their 2020 Starting Line Up

Support a great cause and get your fill of delicious soups from local chefs and restaurants.


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