Fort Matanzas National Monument will offer evening Torchlight Tours on Saturday. The tour will leave the visitor center at 6 p.m., 6:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m., and 8:15 p.m. Spanish re-enactors will be stationed at the fort and each tour will offer a firing demonstration of Spanish cannon. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets cost $7 each and children under the age of three are free. For more information, call 904-471-0116 or visit www.nps.gov/foma.
Oceans of Fun Reading camp announce a fundraising luncheon on Saturday. Lunch with Emma, A Proper Victorian Lady will begin at Noon at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church. Lunch will be provided by FSCJ Culinary School director and students. Tickets will cost $25 and the price includes lunch, a signed copy of Dickie Anderson’s new book and presentation by Anderson as Emma Goddard. Tickets are available at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church or by calling 904-277-5264 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Oceans of fun is a literacy program designed to help young readers.
Flashin' With Passion For Fashion
Who's Knockin' Entertainment is association with Rob Aitch Production presents a free community event on Saturday. Flashin with Passion for Fashion will be held Saturday at First Coast Technical College in St. Augustine. Organizers say it will be fun for the family with games, prizes and more
Dirty Girl Mud Run
You are invited to the biggest Mud Run for women in Jacksonville. It will be held at the Diamond D. Ranch on Solomon Road on Saturday, rain or shine. Dirty Girl Mud Run challenges women to break their routine for a day and get dirty. The first wave of runners will begin at 8 a.m., the last wave at 4 p.m. Woman ages 14 and older are encouraged to participate. Cancer survivors run for free. To register, go to www.godirtygirl.com.
Community Pearls Scholarship Breakfast
Join Channel 4’s Rob Sweeting and the Beta Alpha Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority for a Community Pearls Scholarship breakfast on Saturday morning. It will be held at the Emanuel Missionary Baptist church Fellowship Hall beginning at 9 a.m. Donation is $30 and proceeds go towards scholarships for local seniors. For more information, call 904-696-5565 or 904-382-5627.
Nature’s Plant Management
Join park rangers at Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge for a short hike on how to learn differences in conditions such as soil, water and sunlight determine where plants live. The discussion begins at 2 p.m. Meet at the flag pole in front of the visitor center.
Walk/Run for National Cervical Health Awareness Month
The Northeast Florida Chapter of the Florida Council of Nurse Midwives will sponsor the 2nd annual 5K Fun Walk/Run on Saturday. This event will raise money for the Foundation for Women’s Cancer. The 5K will take place at the Dolphin Plaza at Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park in Atlantic Beach. Registration begins at 9 a.m., the run/walk begins at 9:30 a.m. The registration fee is $25 per person. Registration forms can be downloaded at www.NEfloridamidwives.weebly.com.
Black History Gala
You are invited to a Black History Gala on Saturday. It will be held at the Legends Center on Soutel Drive beginning at 6 p.m. There will be live performers and food. For more information or to RSVP, call 904-525-4491.
See the largest snake that ever roamed the world during the opening of “Titanoboa: Monster Snake” on Saturday. You can see the snake at the Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainesville beginning at 10 a.m. Activities include screening of a documentary to a panel discussion. Opening day activities are free, but admission to “Titanobo: Monster Snake” is $ 6 for adults, $5 for Florida residents, seniors and college students $4.50 for ages 3-17.
Join a park ranger at the Fort George Island Cultural State Park for a nature hike on Saturday. You can discover the island’s natural communities. Participants are encouraged to bring bug spray and bottled water. The program will be held at the Ribault club and no reservation is necessary.
Women’s Wholistic Healing Conference
Fahmeeda Veal will be teaching a workshop on the importance of nutrition and its effects on Saturday. It will be held at Island Tropics on North Main Street beginning at 11 a.m. Veal is a graduate of the Institute of Integrative Nutrition and Edward Waters College. The workshop is $25 advanced tickets or $35 at the door. A full lunch will be provided. To purchase advanced tickets, go to email@example.com or call 904-619-3237.