Upcoming Council on Aging River House events


The following St. Johns County Council on Aging (COA) events are soon taking place at the River House in St. Augustine, which is located at 179 Marine St, and elsewhere. Hours of operation there are from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday through Thursday and 8:30 a.m. to noon on Friday.

Dinner and a Movie

Join moviegoers the third Thursday of each month at River House. The movie begins promptly at 4:30 p.m. Cost is $15 for River House members and $20 for non-members. In addition to dinner, guests will receive a soft drink and popcorn. Beer and wine are available at an additional cost. Advanced payment and registration are required. Call (904) 209-3655 to reserve your seat today.

Senior Singles Group

Join local seniors for food and fun conversation the first Tuesday of each month at various restaurants.

Jan. 8 at The Reef —11:30 a.m. — Located at 4100 Coastal Highway in St. Augustine

Call (904) 209-3655 for reservations.

River House Book Club

Join the COA at River House from 3 to 4 p.m. on the second Tuesday of every month. Joining a book club is a great way to be consistent in your reading, delve deeper into books and make some great friends. This group is complimentary and made possible by the St. Johns County public library bookmobile.

Dec. 11: “A Confederacy of Dunces” by John Kennedy Toole

New! Tech Tuesdays for iPhone and iPad

Join the COA for Tech Tuesdays that focus exclusively on iPhones and iPads with instructor Kai Long. Classes will be held at River House from 1 to 2 p.m. every Tuesday. You will need to bring your iPhone/iPad with you. The cost is $8 for members and $10 non-members per session. For reservations, call (904) 209-3655.

Dec. 11: Using Contact Folder

Dec. 18: Using Safari (Search Internet/Bookmarks/Reader View)

Jan. 8: Using Siri and Ways to Save Battery Life

Winter Wonderland Dance Show

Join the COA at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 13 at River House for the annual holiday dance show featuring the River House Dancers. The COA’s dancers and instructors are proud to showcase their skills in this complimentary program. The River House Café will have a $10 lunch buffet available after the show. See the café for advanced tickets and menu information.


Join the COA at River House for a six-week course to begin the journey into researching your family’s history. You will learn the tips and tricks to enable you to navigate the many branches of your family tree. Call (904) 209-3655 for your reservation. The cost is $30 for River House members and $35 for non-members. Classes are held on Tuesdays beginning Jan. 8 to Feb. 12 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.









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