The thing about being board is that it’s usually largely your fault.
Ask yourself this: “Will I sit on my ass and watch Dancing with the Stars® and The Simpsons® again, or can I find something else to do?”
Your Greater Jacksonville Examiner dares you.
Find-Something-To-Do List For Nassau county:
THE AMATEUR RADIO EMERGENCY SOCIETY is looking for licensed ham radio operators. All citizens interested in amateur (ham) radio are invited to monthly meetings from 7:30-9 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month at the Nassau County Emergency Operations Center in Yulee. Anyone interested in any aspect of amateur radio involving emergency preparedness in Nassau County should contact Richard Freeman, ARES emergency coordinator, Nassau, at 753-2612.
AMELIA ISLAND CHESS CLUB meets from 2-5 p.m. the first and third Saturday at Cafe Karibo, 27 N. Third St., Fernandina Beach. Call Dan Doulet at 261-0070.
AMELIA ISLAND GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY for anyone interested in tracing ancestry meets the third Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Community Room at the Fernandina Beach Police station on Lime Street. Call Gloria Toomey at 491-3275.
AMELIA ISLAND QUILTERS GUILD meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday from September to June at the Woman’s Club, 201 Jean LaFitte Blvd., Fernandina Beach. Call Pam Wise at 321-4118 at 277-4505 or visit aiq.homestead.com.
AMELIA CRUIZERS CAR CLUB service organization for car enthusiasts meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday and from 6-9 p.m. the second Friday for a cruise-in at Murray’s Grille, 3134 E. SR 200, Yulee, and fourth Saturday from 5:30-8:30 at Do Wop Diner, 461379 SR 200, Yulee. Call Gary Marlow 277-8693.
AMELIA ISLAND SAILING CLUB for boaters and sailors meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Tuesday at The Kraft Athletic Club-Ten Acres, 961023 Buccaneer Trail, Fernandina Beach. Call Commodore John Burns at 548-0089 or Vice-Commodore Charles Steinkamp at 261-5213.
BUNCO AMELIA meets at 7 p.m. the last Tuesday of the month at traveling locations. Ladies of all ages are invited to join for a fun time, no experience necessary. For information contact Marjorie at 491-8622.
CUMBERLAND SOUND WOODCARVING GUILD meet the 1st and 3rd Monday and on the second and fourth wednesday. We meet from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at 128 West Peach Ave., in Kingsland, Ga. If you are interested in carving or want to learn to carve, call Bob at (912) 674-2282.
EIGHT FLAGS NEEDLEPOINTERS/AMERICAN NEEDLEPOINT GUILD to promote interest in needlepoint as an art meets at 1:30 p.m. the third Saturday. For information call Chris Bryan at 261-5444.
FERNANDINA PIRATES CLUB meets at 7:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of every month at Ten Acres. Call Jerry or Billie at 548-1163.
THE FERNANDINA SENIOR SQUADRON, CIVIL AIR PATROL meets the first Saturday of the month at 9 a.m. at the CAP Trailer located at the Fernandina Beach Airport. The third Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. is the squadron safety meeting. For further information call Nick Feakes 415-0131.
FIRST COAST KOI CLUB meets third Sunday to share news of the pond, koi and water garden hobby. Contact Teresa Lawrence at (904) 287-0059 or visit firstcoastkoiclub.com
THE HISTORICAL RECOVERY ASSOCIATION OF NORTH Florida is an independent metal detecting club that meets at 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at the Piccadilly Restaurant on Monument Road near Regency Square Mall in Jacksonville. Everyone is welcome, particularly children. There is an annual low country shrimp boil and treasure hunt in Fernandina the week after the Shrimp Festival. Contact Shelly Simpson at 261-4655 or e-mail [email protected]
MEN’S NEWCOMER CLUB OF AMELIA ISLAND is a social organization where “settled men help newcomers get acquainted” meeting at 11:30 a.m. the third Thursday Sept. through May at the Fernandina Beach Golf Club clubhouse. Call Bob Keane at 277-4590 or visit our web site www.mensnewcomersclub.org.
THE MODELERS’ CLUB FOR MODELERS INTERESTED IN CARS, PLANES, SHIPS AND TRAINS meets from 7-9 p.m. the fourth Monday at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 801 Atlantic Ave., Fernandina Beach. Call Hal Mather at 261-6420.
NASSAU COUNTY MOTORCYCLE ASSOCIATION meets at 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at Murray’s Grille in Yulee. Social/dinner hour is 6-7 p.m. Call Ken Bowers at 261-7954.
NASSAU COUNTY WRITERS AND POETS SOCIETY for people who enjoy writing meets the third Saturday. Times and locations vary. Contact Cara at [email protected] for information.
TALK OF AMELIA TOASTMASTERS MEETINGS are 6:30 p.m. on the first and fourth Monday of the month. Ferandina Beach Police Department community room, 1525 Lime St., Fernandina Beach. Contact mark Dennis 904-583-1887 or Martha Meece 904-277-4599. Visit talkofamelia.freetoasthost.org.
THE NASSAU SPORT FISHING ASSOCIATION meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Ten Acres Kraft Athletic Club. Social is at 7 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday and features a guest speaker. Membership is open to the public. For information call 261-9481 or visit www.fishnsfa.com.
THE NEWCOMERS CLUB OF AMELIA ISLAND is open to all women who reside in Nassau County (no matter how long you have lived here). For information, visit newcomersclubofameliaisland.com or call 277-4898.
SCRABBLE PLAYERS GROUP meets the first Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Kofe Haus on Sadler Road. Contact Sandy at [email protected] for more information.
SPINNERS OF FIBER AND FLEECE, WE’RE LOOKING FOR YOU. Join to get a spinning group together once a month. Call Mary Pat in Fernandina at 321-2653 or Barbara in Camden County at (912) 729-2282.
U.S. COAST GUARD AUXILIARY FLOTILLA 14-1 meets at 7 p.m. the first Thursday at Amelia Island Lighthouse cottage on Lighthouse Circle. Call Tom Basore at 321-0645 or visit website at www.cgaux7-14-1.org.
YULEE QUILT AND STITCH GROUP meets every Tuesday from 9 a.m. until noon at Yulee Methodist Church on A1A at Christian Way. Contact Julie at [email protected]
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