ACTIVITIES

 FITNESS

Bicycle Club

Every Wednesday.  Times vary depending on the weather.

The bicycle group alternates their bike rides between Ft. Clinch and the south end of the island from the Verandah restaurant parking lot.  


Fitness Walking

Second and Fourth Monday at 9:00 am


Members participate in a 4 mile walk at various locations on and near the island to promote fitness and friendship.    There are no walks in July and August.

       

Golf

Every Tuesday, times vary


The golfers meet at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation (no membership is required).  Clinics are available for new golfers.  Note that advance reservations are required to play.


Kayaking

Days and times vary


Members enjoy paddling on the beautiful waterways of Amelia Island and St. Mary’s, GA, on guided kayak trips.  No experience necessary – beginners are always welcome!


Pickleball

Every Monday at 11:00 am


A pickleball clinic and play time is offered every Monday at Summer Beach courts.


Tennis

Times change depending on the season.  Please check the current calendar.


This group meets at the city tennis courts for a 1-hour group lesson and ½ hour free play.


 FOOD AND WINE

Welcome Coffees

Second Tuesday at 9:30 am


The coffee is designed to allow prospective members and new members meet some current club members and learn more about the club.


Dinner for Eight

Fourth Saturday at 6:00 pm


Monthly dinner parties for 6-8 people are held at multiple homes on the same night.  This event is for singles or couples.  Dinner guests will be asked to either host, or provide a main or side dish, or bring dessert and a bottle of wine.


Dining Divas

One Thursday each month at 6:30 pm


A different local restaurant is chosen each month for this dinner gathering.


Gourmet

Days and times vary


This group participates in a monthly event which may involve food sampling and recipes, preparation and lectures by local food merchants, wine tastings, etc.


Mix and Mingle

Second Saturday, times vary


These monthly event gatherings are at members’ homes.  Everyone brings their drink of choice and an appetizer.  Spouses/partners are welcome.  Quarterly a ladies only event is also offered.


Second Sunday Brunch

Second Sunday at 11:00 am


This group enjoys a leisurely brunch together once a month at various local restaurants.


 TRIPS AND OUTINGS

Gadabouts

Days and times vary.


Gadabouts is a group that meets once or twice a month to explore the local area.


Travel Near and Far

Event days and times vary


Day trips and overnight trips are offered to local destinations.


 

 GAMES

Bridge

Every Wednesday at 9:30 am


New players and all levels are welcome.  We meet at the Surf Restaurant.


Bunko

Third Monday at 1:30 pm


Bunko is an easy dice game of chance that fosters relationships, as you are always changing partners.


Canasta

Every Wednesday at 1:00 pm


Canasta is a card game for two to six people.  New players and all levels are welcome.  You do not need to know how to play – we will teach you.


Euchre  

Second Friday at 7:00 pm


Euchre is a fun card game that is played with a partner.  Euchre clinics will be offered.  Spouses/partners are welcome.


Mah Jongg

Every Tuesday at 1:00 pm


You must have an American Mahjongg card to play.  Lessons are given once a year.


Pennies

Every Monday at 1:00 pm (Inactive for now.)


Also known as Pennies for Heaven, this is a card game within the Canasta family.  Each player is dealt a hand of cards, called pennies, which can be picked up only when the player has completed a canasta.  

                                              

Poker

Second Tuesday at 1:00 pm

We play the Texas Hold’em style of poker.  This is easy to learn and new players are welcome.


 OTHER INTERESTS

Book Review

Third Thursday at 2:00 pm


A pre-selected book is discussed in detail.


Classical Music

Third Tuesday at 9:30 am


This activity is for anyone interested in increasing their knowledge of classical music. We watch a lecture and listen to a full performance of the piece studied in the lecture, then discuss it.


Finance Education

One Friday each month at 10:30 pm


Members engage in educational presentations and discussions on various financial topics of interest at this monthly gathering.


Gardening

Third Thursday at 10:00 am


This group addresses different aspects of gardening on the First Coast.


Read and Share

Third Tuesday at 2:00 pm


Participants meet in homes and around town to discuss books they have read.  Just enough information about a book is revealed to help determine if you would be interested in reading it.

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Shutter Bugs

Time varies


Whether you are an avid photographer or just love snapping pictures on your cell phone, this group has something for you.  Activities vary each month and include instructions, photo share, photo walks and more!


Stitchers

Third Friday at 10:30 am


We embrace stitchers of all levels of expertise and we explore knitting, crochet, cross stitch, needlepoint, sewing, quilting and more.  Demonstrations and sharing are encouraged.


 THEATRE AND MOVIES

Reel Junkies

One Tuesday and/0r Saturday a month


This group selects an afternoon movie to enjoy together, then dinner for social time and conversation about the movie.


Theater

Days and times vary


Members interested in theatre attend monthly live theater or movie events.  Selections are made from local and surrounding area theatres.


 SERVICE

Community Service

First Friday at 1:30 pm


Community Service is the fund raising arm of the Club, donating to local charities throughout the year.  It raises money through 50/50 raffles and special events.  It also supports Bingo for ARC bi-monthly




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