New Book Club: 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at the North Shores Firehouse, corner of Meadow Avenue and First Street. A meet-and-greet for those interested in participating in a new book club. Bring recommendations for books to discuss. For information, call Patricia Borde at 760-207-5260.

Living On A Few Acres: 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, UF/IFAS St. Johns County wind mitigation building, 3111 Agricultural Center Drive, St. Augustine. A series of workshops geared toward people looking to buy acreage in St. Johns County to start an agricultural business. Workshops cost $5 each and will provide an introduction into many areas of agriculture. This month’s workshop will focus on pasture-management basics. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. For information, contact Tim Wilson at timwilson@ufl.edu.

Texas Hold-Em Charity Tournament: 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, Post 45, 1030 State Road 206, St. Augustine. Registration will close at 12:55 p.m. and there’s a maximum of 40 players. Admission is $55 and includes table placement and food. First-, second- and third-place winners will be announced. Proceeds will benefit Vets for Vets, Clyde Laussen Nursing Home and Pets for Vets. For information, call 904-217-4848.

Florida Skimboarding Pro/Am Championship: Friday, Aug. 23, Saturday, Aug. 24, and Sunday, Aug. 25, Vilano Beach Ramp. Athletes travel worldwide to participate in this annual competition. For information, visit rundropslide.com/flproam

Free Dental Services: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 26 through 30 Moultrie Baptist Church, 3699 US Highway 1 S. A mobile dental clinic will provide free dental services to St. Johns County residents who do not have dental insurance and whose income is at or below 200% of the federal poverty guideline. Walk-ins are accepted, and appointments are available. Moultrie Baptist Church has partnered with Wildflower Healthcare and the Florida Baptist Convention Mobile Dental Clinic to provide the service. There will be 20 dentists available each day. For appointments, call the Wildflower clinic at 904-829-1962. Walk-ins are first come, first serve. For information, call 904-797-9005.

Newcomers Alumnae Luncheon: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, at Marsh Landing Country Club, Ponte Vedra Beach. The luncheon gives graduates of newcomer groups the opportunity to continue growing in the community and fostering friendships through social activities. For information, email brookemeister@msn.com.

 

EDITOR’S NOTE: Only written event announcements emailed to features@staugustine.com will be considered. Accepted formats are txt, doc or docx files. Announcements must include the time, date and street address of event, as well as contact information for publication.