Upcoming fundraisers to benefit sea turtles


14th annual Sea Turtle Show at First Street Gallery

The 14th annual Sea Turtle Show will be held May 26-July 4 at First Street Gallery, 216-B First St., Neptune Beach. The show will consist of local, regional and national artists create sea turtle- themed art with a portion of the proceeds going to the Beaches Sea Turtle Patrol.

Participating artists include Melinda Bradshaw, JoAnne Adams, Cheryl Wencel and Maureen Buik. Sea Turtles created in glass, clay, jewelry, paintings, photography and metal will be on display and available for purchase.

The opening reception will be held Friday May 27 from 7 to 9 p.m. Members of the Beaches Sea Turtle Patrol will be available to answer questions and discuss sea turtles. For more information, call (904) 241-6928 or visit www.firststreetgalleryart.com.

Memorial Weekend Luau

The Memorial Weekend Luau will be held May 29 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Atlantic Beach Country Club, 1600 Selva Marina Drive, Atlantic Beach.

The event will include live music on the pool deck, kids games and activities, and a Polynesian-inspired buffet.

Tickets are $20.95 for adults; $12.95 for children ages 5-12. A portion of the ticket sales will go to the Whitney Laboratory Sea Turtle Hospital and the Beaches Sea Turtle Patrol. To RSVP, call (904) 379-2222 or email alex.bilby@atlanticbeachcountryclub.com.