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 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.

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St. Augustine’s A Frame Sauce Company Now Available in Publix and Whole Foods

Time to stock up! The popular St. Augustine-based datil pepper hot sauces can now be found at grocers around Florida.

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St. Augustine Visitor Information Center will Reopen for Memorial Day Weekend

In anticipation of the holiday weekend, the city is opening the doors of the Visitors Center and strongly encouraging the use of face masks.

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Drive-Thru Food Drive at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre is a Big Win for the Community

St. Johns County, in partnership with United Way of St. Johns County, collects 32,000 pounds of food for 17 local pantries in need.

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Arts and Culture, Community

2020 St. Augustine Romanza Festivale Offers Performances Online

From concerts to plays to poetry readings, Romanza is bringing the arts into your home through streaming on May 15-17.

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St. Johns County School District Recognizes Outstanding School Volunteers

With more than 25,000 volunteers providing 185,000 hours of service to local schools, St. Johns County honors their work.

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Arts and Culture, Community

St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum to Reopen on May 11

Visitors are welcome once more into the St. Augustine Lighthouse. Here are the details and the new guidelines.

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St. Johns County and United Way of St. Johns County Announce Drive-Thru Food Drives

Taking place at The Amp and the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, two drive-thru food drives in May will benefit more than 20 local food pantries.


2020 Sea Turtle Nesting Season Begins in May

Here's how you can help protect the local sea turtle population while you enjoy your time on the beach.

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St. Johns County Libraries Offer Curbside Service

St. Johns County Public Library System launches curbside holds pickup while the libraries remain closed to the public.

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Pie in the Sky Partners With St. Augustine Restaurants For Pie It Forward Initiative

The St. Johns County nonprofit is partnering with area restaurants to offer boxed meals for local seniors.

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Flagler College ACE Program Offers 3 Online Courses

This interesting and stimulating courses can help with personal growth and professional development.

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St. Johns County Announces Phase One Reopening Strategy – Here are the Details

As the Florida governor announces his phase one plan, St. Johns County too begins to reopen some facilities.

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Arts and Culture, Community

Call to Artists for Virtual Spring Exhibition at Ponte Vedra Cultural Center

The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach is hosting its first ever virtual spring exhibition, and submissions are open now.



Rotary Club of St. Augustine Launches Program for Jobless Workers

In honor of their centennial anniversary, the club is reaching out to the unemployed and furloughed workers in St. Johns County.