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American Beach the focus of our next Thoughtful Thursday

published: March 11th, 2024 by

At a time when African Americans were denied entry to most public beaches in Florida, A.L. Lewis, president of the pioneering black-owned business, the Afro-American Life Insurance Company, founded the American Beach community on Amelia Island in 1935 as a haven during the Jim Crow era for first his employees and later the wider black community. We are thrilled to have distinguished scholar and Lewis’s great-granddaughter, Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole, as our presenter to discuss the history and ongoing legacy of American Beach at Thoughtful Thursday at 5 pm March 21 at The Oaks, 203 Sea Marsh. Cole will take… Read More »

Play Bingo! with Emily as Game Night returns March 11

published: March 11th, 2024 by

It will be another fun-filled night of chance when Bingo! with Emily returns to Game Night Monday, March 11, at The Oaks, 203 Sea Marsh. Please note the later start time. Doors to the Sunset Room will open at 5 pm for card sales. Cards cost just $1. Sales are cash only, and $1 and $5 bills are greatly appreciated. Buy as many or as few cards as you want — your purchase will contribute to the prize pot. Attendees are welcome to bring their own refreshments and snacks. The games will start at 5:30 pm. See you there!

Learn more about the global impact of AIP landscape architect Ian McHarg

published: February 19th, 2024 by

“Focus on 50” is a three-part presentation series examining various aspects of Amelia Island Plantation’s history. Our Thoughtful Thursday on February 22 will kick-off this in-depth look into our history with “Design with Nature,” an influential book by one of the world’s most influential landscape architects of the 20th century – Ian McHarg. McHarg’s “McHargian Analysis” process sought to balance the built environment with the natural environment. This process laid the foundations for modern design and planning techniques used by engineers, planners, designers, etc, and Amelia Island Plantation is part of that storied, influential history. Dr. Taylor Clem from UF/IFAS… Read More »

Community members gather at The Oaks to play Bingo! with Emily.

Start the new year with Game Night at The Oaks

published: January 3rd, 2024 by

Come join us for a fun-filled night of Bingo! with Emily on Monday, January 8, at The Oaks, 203 Sea Marsh. Doors to the Sunset Room open at 4:30 pm for card sales – cards are $1. (Cash only; $5 and $1 bills are greatly appreciated.) Buy as many or as few as you want — your card purchases contribute to the prize pot. Refreshments and snacks are welcome — games start at 5 pm.

Celebrate the season at Fall Festival November 11

published: November 6th, 2023 by

Sat Nov 11 | 12-3 pm | Drummond Point Park Join us for a fabulous fall afternoon of great food and family fun! Best of all — it’s all free! The annual Fall Festival brings our community together in beautiful Drummond Point Park to celebrate this wonderful time of year here in AIP. Always held the second Saturday in November, this year’s festival will be 12-3 pm November 11. In honor of Veterans Day, we’ll have special name tags for festival-goers who have served in our nation’s armed services. We’ll take a moment at 1 pm to salute our veterans… Read More »

Oktoberfest Food Truck Night October 4

published: October 2nd, 2023 by

Oktoberfest returns to Food Truck Night at The Oaks, 203 Sea Marsh, for an evening of Bavarian-flavored fun highlighted by community member Chuck Comeau playing festive German favorites on the accordion! Wurstbusters will be in the parking lot serving traditional German favorites — bratwurst, currywurst, schnitzel and spaetzle and more. Please be aware that Wurstbuster’s will be serving their food from the Twisting Roots truck. Pogo’s Kitchen will be inside The Oaks at the Clapper Rail with a delicious seasonal menu including pretzel bites, roasted porchetta sandwich, and strudel. The Tavern by AIBC will have select seasonal beer on tap… Read More »

‘Age is Just a Number’ author to speak at next Thoughtful Thursday

published: September 26th, 2023 by

Geriatrician, family physician and pharmacist Dr. Ankur Patel will share his innovative approaches to advancing your quality of life as you age during a special edition of Thoughtful Thursday at 5 pm September 28 at The Oaks. The Nassau County Council on Aging is sponsoring this presentation, not only bringing this renowned physician here to AIP but also providing each attendee a free, signed copy of Patel’s book, “Age is Just a Number: A Geriatrician’s Secrets for Getting the Most Out of Life.” Currently rated 4.9 out of 5 stars on Amazon, “Age is Just a Number” touches on many… Read More »

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Breakfast at The Oaks September 23

published: September 21st, 2023 by

Join us from 8-11 am Saturday, September 23, for Breakfast at The Oaks. Celebrate the first day of fall by leaving the cooking to someone else! Sunshine and Bakin will be serving home-style favorites including breakfast sandwiches and platters, its signature Heavenly Bread, and daily specials. Cash and credit cards accepted. Get your food to go or enjoy it on the porch and patio or inside at the Clapper Rail. Complimentary coffee and a water bottle filling station are always available to our members inside The Oaks, 203 Sea Marsh.

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