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October 2022

   

       OCTOBER 2022 EVENTS AT COA’s RIVER HOUSE

     The following programs will be held at COA’s River House, 179 Marine Street, St. Augustine, FL, beginning in October 2022. Most classes are 4 to 5 weeks long and begin the first week of October. For questions, please contact 904-209-3655 or [email protected]

     One-on-One Tech Help - 4 weeks starting Tuesday, October 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 904-209-3655 to reserve a spot. Participation is free.

     REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Registration is required for the following programs, and space is limited. To review course details and to register, please visit https://coasjc.coursestorm.com/category/river-house.

    Fun Photography Basics – 4 weeks starting Tuesday, October 4 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Don’t Be Scared to Tell a Story - 2 weeks starting Tuesday, October 4 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Spanish for Beginners and Nearly Beginners - 4 weeks starting Tuesday, October 4 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Tai Chi - Tuesdays and Thursdays for 4 weeks starting Tuesday, October 4 from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 a.m.

    Line Dance - 4 weeks starting Tuesday, October 4 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

    Mindful Meditation – 4 weeks starting Tuesday, October 4 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

    Spanish Level 2 – 4 weeks starting Tuesday, October 4 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Elements of Acting and Script Analysis – 2 weeks starting Tuesday, October 11 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

    Mahjong for Beginners – 4 weeks starting Wednesday, October 5 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    American Sign Language for Beginners - 4 weeks starting Wednesday, October 5 from 10:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

    Chair Yoga – 4 weeks starting Wednesday, October 5 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    Beginning Acrylic Landscape Painting - 4 weeks starting Wednesday, October 5 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

    American Sign Language Level 2 - 4 weeks starting Wednesday, October 5 from 12:15 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.

    Intermediate/Advanced Tap Dance – 4 weeks starting Wednesday, October 5 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

    Intermediate Acrylic Painting - 4 weeks starting Wednesday, October 5 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

    Herbology – 4 weeks starting Wednesday, October 5 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Guitar Level 3 – 4 weeks starting Wednesday, October 5 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

    Ukulele Levels 1 & 2 – 4 weeks starting Wednesday, October 5 from 9:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

    Drawing 1 – 4 weeks starting Thursday, October 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

    Ballroom Dance Group Class – 3 weeks starting Thursday, October 13 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

    Chair Yoga - 3 weeks starting Thursday, October 13 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

    Bridge for Beginners – 4 weeks starting Thursday, October 13 from 10 a.m. to noon

    Belly Dance (Level 2) - 3 weeks starting Thursday, October 13 from 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

    Introduction to Calligraphy – 3 weeks starting Thursday, October 13 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

    Belly Dance for Fitness and Fun - 3 weeks starting Thursday, October 13 from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

    Improve the Quality of Your Life – 4 weeks starting Thursday, October 13 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

    Colored Pencil Art - 3 weeks starting Thursday, October 13 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Tap Dance for Beginners - 3 weeks starting Thursday, October 13 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

                                  OPEN PROGRAMS

         Open programs are free, and do not require registration. Visit www.coasjc.org/river-house for more information:

    Legal Lecture Series: Should You Ever Put Someone Else's Name on Your Deed? Led by Megan Wall of Legal Aid. Friday, October 7 at 10:00 a.m.

    Happy Hookers: Come join this social group as they crochet, knit, etc. Every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.  

    Open Art Studio: Bring your art project to work on while you socialize with other artists! Every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

    Mahjong: Bring your mahjong game and come play with others. Every Tuesday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

    Widow to Widow: Join us for a support group by widows for widows. Every first and third Wednesday of the month from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (October 5 & October 19)

    Scrabble Open Play: Come socialize with others while playing this popular spelling game. Every Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

    Book Club: Come join others in reading and discussing various books. Every Wednesday from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    The River House Discussion Group: Come enjoy lively discussions on various topics. Thursdays from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. (No meet-up on October 6)

    Open Card Play: Bring your deck of cards and socialize over a friendly card game of your choosing. Every Thursday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (No meet-up on October 6)


Flagler Hospital Monthly Education Support Meetings

1. Restorative Yoga - Rest, Heal Restore: Wednesdays 1:15pm-2:15pm. Taught by Certified Yoga Instructors through the Christina Phipps Foundation. Restorative yoga encourages physical, mental and emotional relaxation. Ease into this yoga session with gentle stretching and breathing techniques that allow you to experience the following benefits that

Restorative Yoga offers:

- Relax the mind and body

- Enhance your mood

- Soothe the nervous system

- Reduce chronic pain

- Improve sleep

2. Living with Cancer Support Group - 3rd Wednesday of each month at 11:00 am at CareConnect (3rd floor of the Whetstone building). The mission of the Breast Cancer Support Group of St. Augustine is to give help, comfort and friendship to breast cancer patients, survivors and their families. They invite many guest speakers, including doctors, pharmacists, nutritionists, educators, etc. They gather together to share the company of others with similar experiences and offer each other comfort and support.

For more information, visit www.bcsgofstaug.com or email [email protected]

3. Breast Cancer Support Group -  This is an informal gathering for adults with any type of cancer and their caregivers. It is open to all affected by cancer. This group will provide the opportunity to meet others in similar situations, share your stories, provide practical suggestions and offer support to each other. If you prefer to participate virtually via Zoom, please call 904-819-4793 for further instructions.


     October 7, 8, 9, 14, 15 and 16 “The Lifespan of a Fact” at The Waterworks: A Classic Theatre opens their 2022-2023 season with “The Lifespan of a Fact” at 184 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine. “The Lifespan of a Fact” follows Jim, a newly graduated fact checker, and John D’Agata, a skilled writer with a flair for embellishment. When Jim is assigned to fact-check D’Agata’s compelling essay about a teen’s suicide the two clash over fact vs. fiction, reality vs. fantasy, truth vs. deception. Directed by ACTs own Cindy Alexander, “The Lifespan of a Fact” offers comedy while giving the audience something to ponder after the curtains close.

      October 11, 2022 St. Augustine Archaeological Association (SAAA) will hold its monthly meeting and lecture series with a talk given by Andrea White, City Archaeologist for St. Augustine. The talk will begin at 7PM in the Flagler Room at Flagler College. It is entitled LATEST ARCHAEOLOGY NEWS FROM THE OLDEST CITY: RECENT HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE CITY OF ST. AUGUSTINE ARCHAEOLOGY PROGRAM