Have you ever wanted to learn more about a gopher tortoise? You have an opportunity on Saturday at the Fort George Island Cultural State Park. It will begin at 2 p.m. at the Ribault Club. No reservation necessary. The program is free.
Community Outreach Program
UNF’s Enactus Chapter, a society that competes with schools nationwide to see who can put together the best community service projects, will host a recycling event on Saturday. The group will be collecting old electronics at the Sam’s Club on Beach Boulevard.
Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Tennessee Titans
The Jacksonville Jaguars will be back in action at home on Sunday. They will take on the Tennessee Titans at Everbank Field beginning at 1 p.m. The Jaguars will be promoting Movember during the game. A special Jaguar Movember t-shirt will be on sale, with a portion of the sale going to the Movember campaign. A group of oncology and urology specialists will also be attending the game to give free advice on men’s health issues. For tickets, go to www.jaguars.com.
Grief and Loss Support Group
Haven Hospice is hosting a grief and loss support group on Monday. It will be held at Allegro of Fleming Island at State Road 24 at 5th Street in Cedar Key. The group meeting will begin at 3 p.m. For more information, call 352-493-2333.
Holiday on the River Concert Series
You can enjoy daily and evening live performances by local schools, churches and dance groups at the Jacksonville Landing beginning Monday. Performances will take place in front of the Christmas tree in the courtyard during lunch and in the evenings.
Ripley’s Believe It or Not
Ripley’s Believe It or Not wants to give you a chance to enjoy some holiday fun from around the world. Beginning Monday, the attraction will be offering half-off admission for Florida residents. This includes the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! St. Augustine Odditorium, Ripley’s Red Trains, Ripley’s Ghost Train Adventure, and Bayfront Mini-Golf. This deal runs through Friday, December 21.
Cooking Oil Recycling Sites
The St. Johns County and the City of St. Augustine have come together to collect used cooking oil and grease after the Thanksgiving holiday. The drop off point will be at 25 W. Castillo Drive (Francis Event Field) and 840 West 16th Street on Anastasia Island beginning at 7:30 a.m. The program gives families a chance to properly dispose of used cooking oil to be recycled.