Grief and Loss Support Group
Haven Hospice is hosting a grief and loss support group at St. Johns Family Funeral Home every Wednesday through September 5th. The group meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. For more information, call 904-810-2377.
Flagler College Tour
Legacy Tours of Flagler College will offer free tours of the college to all St. Johns County residents. You must have a valid ID. Tours leave at the top of each hour beginning at 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. seven days a week. They run approximately one hour and leave from the main lobby of the College at 74 King Street. Pricing for non-St. Johns county residents is $10 for adults and $1 for children under the age of 12, which includes a free coloring and activity book. For more information, call 904-823-3378.
The Red Sightseeing Trains at Ripley’s are offering Sunset Tour every day of the week during the summer. It begins at 6 p.m. Guests will enjoy historic narration and fun summertime music during the tour. There is also a tour for those who love the paranormal. Team R.I.P has exclusive investigations beginning at 8:15 p.m. every Friday and Saturday this summer. The Team R.I. P Ghost train heads to the Fountain of Youth and the Old Fairbanks Plantation for 90 minute investigations. Guests may bring their own investigative equipment and receive free use of a K-2 EMF Meter.
Butterfly Exhibit at the Jacksonville Zoo
Butterfly Hollow features fairytale-like forest and meadow where guests will be surrounded by hundreds of butterflies. Guests will also learn about the different species of butterflies, all native to Florida. Organizers say the fictional professor Wendy Perrywhistle, a leading expert on fairies and butterflies from England, will make occasional appearances in the exhibit. General admission to the exhibit will be $2 for non-members and $1.50 for members. The exhibit opens at 9:30 a.m. each day and will remain open until a half hour prior to closing each day. This exhibit will end on September 30.
A T.Rex Named Sue
The most ferocious dinosaur that ever lived is at the Museum of Science and History. You can see Sue, the largest and most complete Tyrannosaurus Rex ever discovered through September 23. The exhibit features a dig pit, video, and guests can touch Sue’s arm, rib, tail bone and teeth. For more information on the exhibit, go to www.themosh.org.
“Drive the Drive”
Southern Florida Dealers and Second Harvest North Florida are partnering to launch the Southern Ford Dealers’ yearlong Driving Hunger Relief program. Through September 10, residents can take part in a variety of activities to raise up to 100,000 meals for Feeding America. Southern Ford Dealers will donate two meals for each new fan of the Southern Ford Dealers’ facebook page, 10 meals for each new vehicle test drive, and 100 meals for every vehicle purchased during the kickoff period.