The ACCORD Civil Rights Museum, located in the Rudcarlie Building, 79 Bridge St., will be open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. starting July 17 through Aug. 10 for guided tours of the museum. Admission is free but donations will be accepted.
• The St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners invites residents to attend the West King Street/Holmes Boulevard Improvement Project Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 9 a.m. on July 28 at 10 North Holmes Blvd. The event will celebrate the completion of this important intersection improvement project that will enhance mobility in this area of the county. Opening remarks will be followed by comments from local dignitaries. Refreshments will be available.
• Serenity South Christian Ministries will host a unity service at 4 p.m. on July 30 at Shiloh Baptist Church, 271 West King Street. In support of back to school, attendees are asked to bring school supplies to be donated within the community.
• The local chapter of the NAACP will conduct a workshop to assist ex-offenders with the restoration of their civil rights on Aug. 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Gethsemane Baptist Church, 317 Daniels St., Hastings. At this free event, ex-offenders can receive free personal assistance from volunteers to help apply to have civil rights reinstated. If it has been at least 5-7 years since you finished your sentences (depending on your offenses) and you have been arrest-free during this time period, this service is for you. Volunteers will help determine whether your offense qualifies, and with clemency applications.
Events listed in the West Augustine community column are open to all residents of St. Johns County. The deadline to submit information is 7 p.m. on Fridays. To contact Linda Y. Murray, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline to submit information is 7 p.m. on Fridays. To contact Linda Y. Murray, email email@example.com.