Genealogical Society Meeting: 1 p.m. Feb. 17; Southeast Branch Library, 6670 U.S. 1 South; go to sagsonline.org for more. Connie Bradshaw will present “Genetic Genealogy: Simplify the Mystery, Autosomal DNA Testing.” Bradshaw is the owner of I Dig Your Roots, a research firm that focuses on genetic genealogy. She is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the International Society of Genetic Genealogists, the National Genealogical Society, and numerous state and local genealogical societies.
Bereavement Support Meeting: 3 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays Feb. 19–April 16; Haven Hospice, 2497 U.S. 1 South; call Donna McRorie at 824-1625 for more. The bereavement support group series is held in conjunction with St. John's Family Funeral Home. The series is open to anyone in the community who has experienced the death of a loved one.
Quit Smoking Class: 6 to 7 pm. Tuesdays, Feb. 20–March 27; Flagler Hospital, 400 Health Park Blvd.; call 482-0189 to register. Participants will receive free patches, lozenges and gum in addition to a quit plan, workbook, water bottle and stress ball.
Newcomers of North Saint Johns Luncheon: 11 a.m. Feb. 20; Palencia Club, 600 Palencia Club Drive; Cost $30 members, $32 guests. Email Sue Aird at firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations. Professional comedian/magician Mark Alan will perform interactive magic, comedy, mentalism and hilarious escapes. Entree choices are Cabernet Short Ribs or Blackened Mahi with Cinnamon Pecan Butter. A cash bar will be available.
Insight Lecture: 3 to 4 p.m. Feb. 21; Environmental Education Center, 505 Guana River Road; free admission; call 823-4500 for more. Sponsored by the GTM Research Reserve, the Afternoon Insight Lecture will be on right whales. Lectures are presented on the third Wednesday of each month and cover plant and animal life found in estuarine habitats.