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Ponce and Anderson Circles. That work will continue through the spring Help us celebrate our 10 years in service with a 10% discount on all new services. after which there is likely to be a ceremony recognizing the completion of the entire project. Details and dates are yet to be finalized. Marble Lion Guardians of St. Augustine The lions were a gift in 1926 to the Bridge Returning March 15th --city from Dr. Andrew Anderson, a Nearly a year to the day after the rehabilitated native of St. Augustine who became a Bridge of Lions reopened to traffic, its namesake stat- close friend of Henry Flagler and served as the city’s ues will return home. Mayor in 1886. Anderson is responsible for a number Plans were announced today that the two marble of public monuments in the city including the statue of lion statues, which stood at the western approach to Ponce de Leon which stands in the small park just east the bridge from its opening in 1927 until the work on of the Plaza and the flag pole and monument base just the bridge began in 2005, will be returned to their to the north of the Ponce statue. home during the early morning hours of Tuesday, For more information contact the Public Affairs Department at March 15. The project is expected to last approximate904.825.1053 or 904.824.1004. ly four hours and will necessitate the closing of the Bridge of Lions to vehicular traffic from 2:00am until 6:00am that day. After the lions are back in place, the Bridge of The St. Augustine Lions project will still not be complete and won’t be until the installation of landscaping in parks on both Community Chorus the east and west approaches to the bridge as well as presents www.StuartsPestControl.net

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Francis Field; Castillo Drive Of equal or lesser value with the purchase of any regular price entree and two drinks. Offer Excludes $2.99 Breakfast & $4.99 Lunch Specials 30th St. Augustine Lions Seafood Festival featuring tons of Expires 4/30/2011 delicious seafood, outstanding music and affordable arts & crafts. With fun for all ages, you can bring the kids. 18th Annual St. Augustine Lighthouse 5k Run/Walk Fri, Mar. 11th, 3pm - 9pm; Sat, Mar 12th, 10am-9pm; & Fun Run Sun, Mar 13th, 10am-5pm Cost:$2/under 12 free Lighthouse 81 Lighthouse Avenue www.lionsfestival.com 904.825.0850 PACKET PICK UP March 18th 3:30-6:30 on the Lighthouse (In front of the gift shop). St Augustine Community Chorus Pops Concert porch Sat, Mar 19th, 5K 4pm; FUN RUN 5:00pm Cost: 5k $20 (See our ad page 1) St. Augustine High School Center for Visual & Performing Arts before Mar 10th, $25 until Day of Race; Fun Run $5 per person, $10 for 2 or more in family (up to 4, T-shirt for children only); 3201 Varella Avenue T-Shirt Only $12 Enjoy this St. Augustine Community Chorus Pops Concert-www.lighthouse5k.com 386.747.3532 The Look Of Love. Sat, Mar 12th, 7:30pm; Sun, Mar 13th, 3pm Cost: Adults $15 19th Annual Lighthouse Festival in Advance; $20 at the door Children 12 & Under $5/Student(ID) Lighthouse 81 Lighthouse Avenue www.staugustinecommunitychorus.org The historic Light Station will offer something for everyone, including local musicians and entertainers throughout the day, American Idol games and crafts for children, food, living history portrayMy wife left me a note saying I should try out for special als, pony rides, terrestrial and maritime archaeology activities, “American Idle.” contests and much more But the joke is on her because she spelled it wr-Sat, Mar 19th, 11am - 6pm Cost: Free www.staugustinelighthouse.com 904.829.0745 hey..., wait a minute!

Fort Mose State Park, 15 Fort Mose Trail Experience living history as volunteers in period dress offer visitors a fascinating glimpse into the past. Program is weather permitting. Sat, Mar 26th, 10am - 2pm cost: $2 per person www.floridastateparks.org/fortmose 904.823.2232

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The controller working a busy pattern told the 727 on downwind to make a 360. The pilot of the 727 complained, “Do you know it costs us two thousand dollars to make a 360 in this airplane?” Without missing a beat the controller replied, “Roger, give me four thousand dollars worth.” ---------------------------------------------------------------PSA was following United, taxiing out for departure. PSA called the tower and said “Tower, this is United 586. We’ve got a little problem, so go ahead and let PSA go first.” The tower promptly cleared PSA for takeoff before United had a chance to object to the impersonation. ---------------------------------------------------------------A DC-10 had an exceedingly long landing rollout after landing with his approach speed just a little to high... San Jose Tower: “American 751 Heavy, turn right at the end if able. If not able, take the Guadalupe exit off of Highway 101 back to the airport.

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“YOUR FAMILY’S SOURCE FOR FUN, NEWS, FACTS & EVENTS” St. Patrick’s Day Cruise Visitor and new resident quick March 17 at 8:15 PM

Yo Ho Ho and a bottle of Rum! Here’s to ya! Come aboard the biggest party in Saint Augustine and be entertained by our Pirates! Sea shanties, comedic acts, an oversized leprechaun and even GREEN BEER! A Saint Patty’s favorite! No need to find a rainbow, your Pot of Gold awaits you ! Buy your tickets NOW, limited seating: Click HERE to buy. This is a Club 21+ rated cruise (adults only).

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Drain all vegetables in colander, blot dry and add to salad. Toss with The Spice and Tea Exchange Italian Herb Blend, and correct to taste. Serve at once. Have a local Saint Augustine Recipe you wish to share? Please call us at (904) 347-2391

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This cruise is different from our regular family program. We never know how the show will turn out, it all depends on the audience that particular evening. The audience may set the stage or the pirates may take it “their way.” One thing we do know and that is that is that we entertain on a different level. The language and the song lyrics are somewhat different, more adult oriented and may not be suitable for the everybody. It is never too rough or goes overboard but, everything is relative depending on each individual’s opinion about life and To Prepare: entertainment. Boil 4 qt salted water for pasta and vegetables. If you like to have fun and laugh with your pals and Cook pasta 8 min. meet new friends, this cruise is for you. On the other Use slotted spoon to transfer to colander, cold rinse, drain. hand, if you can’t stand a few “adult words” in a Bring water back to boil. friendly but funny way or if you rather prefer a relaxed Toss pasta with olive oil in large bowl. and more secluded atmosphere, you may feel more Add beans, asparagus and peas to water until crisp-tender, comfortable on our Family cruise. about 2 min. The 21+ Cruise is a rich blend of skits, stories, trivUse slotted spoon to drain vegetables to a bowl of ice ia, songs, and more, all performed by exceptionally water (sudden cold intensifies color). talented entertainers, singers and actors. Enjoy your Cook carrots and potatoes in boiling water, 4-6 minutes, favorite libation in our fully licensed bar and join in drain and add to ice water. with us singing the great music and shanties of old. For info:

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14th Annual Taste of St. Augustine

St. Augustine Amphitheatre on A1A South This signature food festival serves up exciting “tastes” from over 20 of St. Augustine’s famous restaurants Sat, Apr 2nd, 12pm - 8 pm Cost:$5 & 1/Taste Castle Bouncy House Rental Available www.epiccommunityservices.org 904.829.3295 $125/Day Includes Set-Up & Delivery

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The 2nd Annual Race to the Taste 5K

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99 Cabrio GLS, green, $3,995 03 GTI 1.8 Turbo, silver, $6,495 First Landing 07 GTI 2.0 Turbo, white, $13,495 Ponce de Leon's Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park 76 Corvette, gray primer, $4,495 11 Magnolia Avenue For more Info call Rick Experience an authentic re-enactment of Don Juan Ponce de (386)258-7556 León’s 1513 landing on the shores of the continental U.S. in hiswww.vwservicebyron.com toric St. Augustine. (Daytona Beach) Sat, Apr 2nd & Sun Apr 3rd, 10am-4pm Cost: adults

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