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Quality Health of Fernandina Beach organizes Health Fair

Quality Health and Rehab of Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island

Next Tuesday May 24th, Quality Health of Fernandina Beach, located caddy corner from the Baptist Medical Hospital on Lime Street, is organizing a Health Fair with FREE Health Screens, Food and Fun, Kids Attractions and more from 3-6pm.

Quality Health and Rehab is putting the finishing touches to an upgrade of the entire facilities that can host up to 120 guests for rehabilitation and short term health care.

Go check out the fabulous work these fine Healthcare providers do and have yourself checked out at the same time.

Health Fair at Quality Health of Fernandina

Amelia Liquors Tastings and Events December

December Tastings and Events

Dec. 17, 2010: 4 to 7:00 PM (at the North store, near Publix) Rombauer Wine Tasting
Dec. 18, 2010: Free engraving on Gentleman Jack or Woodford Reserve at the North store near Publix. Tastings of both will be available at all locations from 3 to 6:00 PM.
Dec. 22, 2010: Chambord Vodka and Korbel Champagne Tastings, from 4 to 7:00 PM, at the North store location (near Publix).
Dec. 23, 2010: Chambord Vodka and Korbel Champagne Tastings, from 3 to 6:00 PM, at the South store location (near Harris Teeter).

Holiday Home Tour

Friday, December 3 and Saturday, December 4, from 10 AM to 4 PM

Come see four magnificent holiday homes decorated by professional designers/florists for the Christmas season.

A Victorian Tea will be available by separate ticket at the Bailey House, a Queen Anne Style private home, with seatings at 2:00, 3:00 and 4:00 each day of the house tour. Reservations for the tea are $15 and are sold individually through the Museum. Costumed first person interpreters will be present at the Victorian Tea.

Music will be performed and costumed docents will be stationed at several of the houses.

Tickets are $25 per person if purchased before December 3; $30 on the days of the tour. Proceeds from these tours will benefit the Amelia Island Museum of History specifically in its effort to support the archival library which is in dire need of funding.

Saturday Visits with Santa

Bring the kids and their wish lists to give to Santa every Saturday in December before Christmas. Santa will be available from Noon to 3:00 pm in front of the old train depot at the foot of Centre Street in downtown Fernandina Beach.

Photos with Santa will be available for $5.00. Pets are welcome too. For more information, contact Sandy Price at 904-206-0756 or by email at slprice@bellsouth.net.

Eudora Welty: Extraordinary People and Places

Luncheon Program on Eudora Welty: Extraordinary People and Places

Don’t miss an exciting Friends of the Library luncheon program on Pulitzer–prize winning author and photographer Eudora Welty, known for her incisive yet compassionate portrayals of characters from the American South. A recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, Welty was the first living author to have her works published by the Library of America.

The luncheon speaker will be Dr. Pearl McHaney, associate professor of literature at Georgia State University, who has edited five books about Welty in the last two years: Eudora Welty: Writers’ Reflections upon First Reading Welty, Eudora Welty: The Contemporary Reviews, Eudora Welty As Photographer, Occasions: Selected Writings by Eudora Welty, and The Road to West 43rd Street. McHaney has also written and lectured on William Faulkner, Barry Hannah, David Mamet, Alice Munro, Natasha Trethewey, and Tennessee Williams.

The program will take place at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, Racquet Park Heron Room, at noon on January 7, 2011. Tickets are $35 for Friends of the Library members and $40 for nonmembers; you can pick up tickets at the Fernandina Beach Library or reserve a space by calling 904-277-7365.

Christmas with O’Henry Holiday Tea

Reserve a place today for the Friends of the Library annual holiday tea at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 2, traditionally a sellout event. Join holiday revelers oceanside at Elizabeth Pointe Lodge, 98 South Fletcher Avenue, in listening to the classic Christmas tale, The Gift of the Magi, read by Nancy Dickson. Tickets are available at the Fernandina Beach Library for $30 (FOL members) and $35 (nonmembers); stop by during library hours or call 904-277-7365.

Les DeMerle Jazz Trio At Gennaro’s South

Les DeMerle Jazz Trio At Gennaro’s South on Fri 11/19 & Sat 11/20

Jazz At Gennaro’s South in the newly renovated Les DeMerle Jazz Party Lounge presents The Dynamic Les DeMerle Jazz Trio featuring Bonnie Eisele.

Bon Voyage Jazz Party Show – 7 pm
Friday 11/19 & Saturday 11/20
Music Charge: $10 per person

Join Les & Bonnie with jazz organist Scott Giddens for their last shows at Gennaro’s before departing on their Caribbean contract aboard the Celebrity Equinox. Enjoy swingin’ world-class jazz, great Italian cuisine and fine wine in this intimate cabaret setting.

Upbeat from the downbeat Les DeMerle and Bonnie Eisele are one of the most exciting acts on the jazz scene today.
Downbeat Magazine

Don’t miss a beat – Reserve now!

Gennaro’s South location:
at Park Place
5472 First Coast Hwy A1A
Amelia Island, FL

Reservations suggested: Phone 904/491-1999
or Email gennaros2@hotmail.com
www.gennarositaliano.com

Check out their website calendar for more upcoming events at www.LesDeMerleMusic.com

Quit Tobacco for the Great American Smokeout

All smokers and tobacco users are invited to begin the process of quitting on Thursday, November 18 at Baptist Medical Center Nassau. Visitors can have their lung capacity and carbon monoxide levels tested, sign up for free tobacco cessation classes, and trade tobacco products for treats to help manage a full day without tobacco.

No appointments are necessary. For information, call 321-3892 or visit www.addictedtolife.info.