Community Calendar: March 2017
Every 2nd & 4th Monday of each month – 9:00 am to 11:00 am – NAACP FREE Legal Clinic – 615 North W. Street, Pensacola. Presented by NAACP Pensacola Chapter# 5124, an attorney from Legal Services of North Florida will be on-site to offer free legal advice and counsel in both civil and criminal matters such as Landlord/tenant, IRS disputes, Family Law, Foreclosures, Bankruptcy & Collection Exemptions, Civil Litigations, Title Clearing and more. Contact: Rev. Rodney Jones at (850) 293-2756.
Saturday, March 18, 2017 – 8:00 am to 4:00 pm – Sixth Avenue Baptist Church, Usher’s Ministry Spring Fest Bazaar. Fish/chicken dinners (includes dessert and drink), $7.50 and sandwiches (with drink), $5.50. Special activities for children. Booths for church ministries, $20.00 Tickets for the booths and dinners can be purchased at Me & Mom’s Hair Care, 2428 N. 12th Ave. For more information, contact Sister Vivian D. Bristow at (850) 478-9272.
Saturday, March 18, 2017 – 7:00 pm – Gulf Coast Omega Dance & Step Extravaganza by the Pensacola Omega Lamp Lighters presents: Pensacola Tigers Elite Dancers, Pensacola Redd Diamondz, Rubies &Pearls for Girls, Triple B Dance Elite Chapter of Mobile Kappa League and the Positivity Step Team. Tickets $15 (5 and up), $5 (4 & under) and $35 VIP (includes entrance at 5pm & a T-Shirt). Contact Samantha Lyons at (850) 288-7040.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 – 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. – The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will host a public information open house for the upcoming Pensacola Bay Bridge construction project at the Pensacola Grand Hotel, 200 East Gregory Street, Pensacola. Work on the $398.5 million construction project will begin this spring. Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, or family status.
For more information on the Pensacola Bay Bridge replacement project go to www.PensacolaBayBridge.com, www.Facebook.com/MyPensacolaBayBridge and www.instagram.com/MyPensacolaBayBridge or contact Tanya Sanders Branton at (888) 638-0250 ext. 1599 (850) 330-1599
Friday, March 24th and Saturday, March 25, 2017 – 6:00 am – 6:00 pm – The Florida Dental Association Foundation is hosting the Florida Mission of Mercy two-day clinic that provides dental care at no cost to the underserved and uninsured in Florida. The event will take place at Woodham Middle School, located at 150 E. Burgess Road, Pensacola. This is a first-come, first-served event, and patients are encouraged to arrive early. No appointments will be taken. Up to 300 veterans with ID will be pre-screened Thursday, March 23rd beginning at 2 p.m. Those approved must commit to returning at 5 a.m. Friday for treatment and will receive preferential treatment. Volunteers are needed. For more info contact: Phone: (850) 595-3476 or Email: email@example.com
Saturday, March 25, 2017 – 9:00 am to 2 pm – “Ciclovia” pronounced (seek-low VIA) – Pensacola’s FIRST Open Streets -Worldwide movement coming to downtown Pensacola! Palafox, Main & Bayfront will be closed to traffic and OPEN to EVERYONE to Walk, Bike, Skate, Run, Dance or just ‘Play in the Streets’ in a safe environment. FREE event with many activities, kid’s games, food, raffles, music and much, much more! Details: pensacolaopenstreets.com or @PensacolaOpenStreets
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Pensacola Beach Town Hall Meeting – at the Santa Rosa Island Authority Office Conference Center, located at 1 Via De Luna Drive. District 4 Commissioner Grover Robinson will provide updated info on bridge issues, traffic congestion, other beach related issues, citizen’s input. For more information, contact the District 4 office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 850-595-4940, and follow @myecdistrict4 on Twitter for updates.
Baptist Health Care offers a variety of educational events each month. By providing these wellness events, Baptist hopes to improve community health through preventive care, education and support. Listed below:
Injury Prevention for Seniors
Thurs., March 16, 11:30 a.m. lunch; noon to 1 p.m. seminar
Beau Aldridge, M.D., surgery, Baptist Medical Group Surgery
Baptist Medical Park Nine Mile, 9400 University Parkway, Azalea Room Maintenance of an Active Lifestyle
Fri., March 24, 11:30 a.m. lunch; noon to 1 p.m. seminar
Ashley D. Zapf, M.D., primary care sports medicine, Andrews Institute Andrews Institute Athletic Performance & Research Pavilion, 1040 Gulf Breeze Parkway, Conference Room B. For more information or to make a reservation please call 850.469.7897.