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.  

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St. Augustine’s Flagler College Offers Three Online Courses and a New Certification Program

Continue your education with Flagler College with a certification in Creativity and Innovation or in Nonprofit Management.

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HUGS Across the County Continues to Provide Assistance to St. Johns County Kids

Even amidst the COVID crisis, you can explore the amazing work of this local nonprofit through their clothing and food programs for St. Johns County kids.

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Community, Food

St. Augustine Food Truck Park Marina Munch Hosts Italian Chef Pop-Up on June 26

Chef Jody Petronella will take over the Arepa Life food truck to serve up some delicious Italian favorites right on the water.

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Odd Birds Cocktail Lounge & Kitchen Opens New St. Augustine Restaurant

The beloved St. Augustine spot has relocated to Anastasia Island and will offer Latin flavors and craft cocktails with indoor and outdoor seating.

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Arts and Culture, Community

Broken Image Turns Into Breakthrough for St. Augustine Artist Alma Ramirez

After a waterlogged camera introduced her to a new way to look at the world, this local artist is bringing that vision to canvas.

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St. Augustine’s Cathlene Miner Expands Nonprofit Hopefull Handbags to the Carribean & Canada

Now international, the local organization helps survivors of domestic abuse and assists in healthy living.

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St. Augustine City Commission Upholds Decision to Postpone Fourth of July 2020 Fireworks

Phase 2 reopening compliance as well as public health have been made the priority in the decision.

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Arts and Culture, Community, Family

Registration Now Open for the St. Augustine Lighthouse’s Virtual Summer Camp 2020

Bring on the summer fun while your kids explore St. Augustine’s connection to the sea!

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Arts and Culture, Community

St. Augustine Author Pens Military Thriller that Redefines the Meaning of “Hero”

Andrew Stack enlists his life experiences to write The Black Hand – a contemporary novel rooted deeply in history.

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St. Augustine Humane Society Announces the Theme of Its 10th Annual Pin Up Paws Calendar

The 2021 Pin Up Paws pet calendar will have the theme Mission Pawsible and will be launched in October.

Business, Community

St. Johns County Leads Collaborative Effort During Recovery & Reopening

The county is leading the charge to revive business and support new growth opportunities during this global crisis.

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United Way of St. Johns County and Partners to Distribute Fresh Produce Meal Kits

Responding to food insecurity created by COVID-19, several St. Augustine businesses are teaming up with United Way to do some good.

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St. Augustine’s Fourth of July 2020 Fireworks to be Decided at City Commission Meeting

The deadline has been extended to allow for the best and final decision at the Commission meeting on June 8.

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Community, Family

Girl Scouts of Gateway Council Launches a Reimagined Summer Camp

This custom, virtual program is open to all girls (not just current Girl Scouts!), so mark your calendar for summer fun.

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St. Augustine’s Treasury On the Plaza Hosts Surprise Memorial Day Wedding

The St. Augustine venue helped host an intimate wedding ceremony for a local couple who was forced to postpone their wedding twice.

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17th Species of Crocodile Hatches at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm

Visitors will be able to meet the Crocodylus suchus babies within the next few weeks.

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St. Johns County Beach Update: Memorial Day Weekend 2020

Here's all you need to know about heading out to the St. Johns County Beaches this holiday weekend.

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Arts and Culture, Community

The Lightner Museum Hosts Mural Contest

Artists will compete to paint the back wall in the museum's music room. Here are the details on how to submit your work.