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Upcoming Events 11 Ponte Vedra Recorder · October 29, 2015 Monday, Nov. 2 Life Enrichment Group The Life Enrichment Group is a program designed for those with memory changes who like to stay active mentally, physically and socially while allowing caregivers and loved ones some free time for themselves. This program is offered weekdays from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Ashford Court, 1700 The Greens Way in Jacksonville Beach. For more information, call (904) 5688174, or email life_enrichmentgroup@yahoo. com. Caregiver Support Group The Players Caregiver Support Group meets every Monday 12:00-1:00 p.m. at The Players Senior Center, 175 Landrum Lane in Ponte Vedra Beach. Kimberly Weir of Heartland Hospice facilitates a weekly discussion of current concerns and issues of caregivers. It is a great opportunity for caregivers to share resources and ideas. For more information, call (904) 280-3233. Travel Training Program The Council on Aging announces a Travel Training program designed to assist seniors in learning to ride the Sunshine Bus. If you are curious about expanding your transportation options or you would like to increase your confidence as a bus rider, let one of our trained volunteers assist you in navigating routes, reading time tables and making transfers. If you are interested, please contact the Mobility Manager at the Council on Aging, (904) 315-6505, or email Katie Arnold at karnold@stjohnscoa.com. Habitat for Humanity volunteers Habitat for Humanity of St. Augustine/St. Johns County needs volunteers to help build homes throughout the community. No skill is necessary. Volunteers must be 16 years of age or older to participate. Contact the Volunteer Coordinator at (904) 826-3252, ext. 2002 or visit www.habitatstjohns.org/volunteer to register and sign up for a volunteer build day. Please visit our website for more information regard ing homeownership and donations. Tuesday, Nov. 3 Civil War discussion group The monthly meeting of the “Understanding The Civil War” Discussion Group will be held Nov 3 at 1 p.m. at the Anastasia Island Branch Library, 124 Seagrove Main St., St. Augustine. The topic will be a special presentation by Dr John Paling, retired professor from UF, entitled “The Thomas Jackson Letters- One Man’s Battle To Stop Slavery”. Jackson was an English immigrant to America prior to the Civil War and became a passionate abolitionist who resided in Pa. Through his letters home to his family that were published in English newspapers, he hoped to convince the English not to support the Confederacy. Dr Paling is a distant relative of Jackson. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, email Charlie Smith at smithc32@bellsouth.net. Sunset Rotary Club weekly meeting The Rotary Club of Ponte Vedra Beach Sunset meets Tuesdays from 6-7:15 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn. Community leaders are welcome to attend. For more information, call Club President Ron Mott at (904) 460-7092 or email HOJRON@aol.com. Palm Valley Farmers Market The Palm Valley Farmers Market takes place every Tuesday from 1:30-5:30 p.m. at the Palm Valley Community Center, 148 Canal Blvd. in Ponte Vedra Beach. SPLASH at PVPC Tuesday evenings, 7-8:30 p.m. the Singles Ministry SPLASH (Single People Loving and Serving Him) gather at Ponte Vedra Presbyterian Church, 4510 Palm Valley Road, Ponte Vedra: All single adults in the community welcome for fellowship, discussions on applying the Bible in our everyday lives along with a light dinner provided by KC’s Kitchen. Mission and social opportunities as well. For more information, email julie@pvpc.com or call (904) 285-8225. Holiday Party at Driftwood Driftwood’s annual holiday party is Tuesday, Nov. 3 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Driftwood is located at 415 Pablo Ave., Suite 110, Jacksonville Beach. For more information, call (904) 372-0790. Oct. - Nov. 2015 Saturday, October 31st Farm to Table Come and enjoy local eats from Florida’s Northeast farms. Our culinary team will prepare features to highlight our local farms. 5:00-9:00 PM Tuesday, November 3rd William Hill Wine Dinner Introducing the new official wine of the PGA TOUR. 6:30 - 9:00 PM  $100++ Tuesday, Nov.10th & Wednesday, Nov. 11th Build Your Own Burger Night. Create your own custom