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American Legion Post 129

Please join us tonight - Tuesday, March 8th at 5 pm to celebrate the life of our dear friend and long time Post member Bob "Snakebite" Szkutnik.

The best gift in life are the moments we are able to share together, please join us to share stories, memories, and celebrate our dear friend and a life well lived.

Covered Dishes Requested

By request of the family please do not wear black. This is to be a true celebration of his life. Bonus points if you wear a Hawaiian shirt. 

The Latest News, Events, and Menus for the Week of
March 8th to March 14th

Friday, March 11th - This Friday!!!
In honor of St Patrick’s Day this Friday’s meal will be cooked by the owner of Flies Ties Irish Pub, Ralph Tiernan. Chef Tiernan went to Ballymaloe Cookery School in Cork County Ireland and studied under Darina Allen, the Martha Stewart of Ireland.

Menu: Cork City Fisherman’s Pie served with Bacon and Cheddar Irish Soda Bread only an $8.00 donation
Sunday, March 13th 
The Spring American Legion Softball League starts March 20, 2016.  The schedule is currently being made this week. Since there is less than two weeks until the season begins we have reserved a Field for our Team to Practice.  

If you're interested in playing on our Post 129 Softball Team, please be at our 2nd Practice this Sunday March 13, 1000-1200 PM at our Park Wingate off of Beach Blvd and Penman Rd.
Thursday, March 17th
Join us next Thursday for our St Patrick's Day celebration! Terry will be cooking up a traditional Irish meal of Corn Beef served with a mustard sauce, parsley boiled potatoes, cabbage, buttered carrots, and soda bread for only $8.00 donation. 

After dinner see if the luck of the Irish is with you try your hand at either our poker tables or our dice game. Dice starts at 6 pm, Poker at 7 pm. 
 
We are thinking about putting together a group outing this year to a Jacksonville Suns Baseball game. Please let me know if you would be interested and what your thoughts are on seats. Cost for the event would be $20 per person and would include your seat at the game and transportation to and from the Post. 

Click here to fill out a really quick two question survey and let me know your thoughts. 
Sunday, April 17th at 3 pm
Mark your calendars and plan on joining us for another Paint Night Fundraiser! Learn from a master artist to create a work of art and socialize at the same time. 

Cost of the event is $45 per person which includes two drinks and your own master piece which you will create! Tickets can be purchased through the below link or by contacting Brandi directly. 

Click here to reserve your spot today! 
Live Music Schedule!!
Wednesday, Mar 9th - Lucidity
Friday, Mar 11th - The Dialtones
Wednesday, Mar 16th - Pat Rose
Friday, Mar 18th - Peter Michael from Knights to Remember
 
Saturday, March 12th 
SAL meeting this Saturday at 10 am. All SAL members are encouraged to attend. 
Saturday, March 12th 
You’re invited to our open house pancake breakfast. This is a good opportunity to bring new members or potential members to the Post so they can see what we are all about.
We are trying to plan our annual Memorial Day crawl which will be held on Sunday, May 29th, but we need your help. In past years we have toured local beach bars. The question I need answered is do you want to do local beach bars such as Pete's and Lynch's or do you want to do another Post crawl where we visit the other Legions in town. Please let me know. Your opinion matters! 

Click here to fill out a quick two questions survey. 
Join us on Thursday evenings for our new bar game!!! Due to this week's meetings. The game will be begin at 7 pm.
Wednesday nights we will be hosting Live Bands like we do on Friday nights. We will be bringing is new bands and a few old favorites to entertain you! So be sure to stop on by and check it out. 
The Duval Co. School Board's "Instruments for Education" program is back. Hopefully we can do some good as we will try to get the Beaches Community to help support our effort. Instruments and checks made out to Duval Co. School Board with Instruments for Education placed in the memo section would be welcomed. Let's help the future generations discover the magic of  music. Questions?? See Mary Ellen
Mark your calendars and plan on joining up for a pool tournament on Saturday, March 26th. The Tournament will begin at 1 pm. There are a limited number of spots due to time restrictions so please sign up behind the bar if you are interested. 

Christy's Menu for the Week 

Terry's Menu for the Week 
Friday, March 11th - SAL Dinner
The SAL has done it again! March's SAL meal is being brought to you in part by Fly's Tie Irish Pub of Atlantic Beach. They will be sending over an true culinary trained Irish chef to prepare a gourmet meal just for you!   


Menu: Cork City Fisherman’s Pie served with Bacon and Cheddar Irish Soda Bread only an $8.00 donation

Saturday, March 12th - Open House Breakfast
You’re invited to our open house pancake breakfast. This is a good opportunity to bring new members or potential members to the Post so they can see what we are all about.



Sunday, March 13th  - Breakfast 9 am to 11 am
Yes there will be breakfast this Sunday! John will be in the kitchen cooking up his famous corn beef hash!

 
Please join us in our American Legion Post 129 Saturday golf.  It is a nine hole captains choice/best ball theme.  We now have over 40 players signed up to play on Saturday Mornings. We would love to have you join us.

If interested please give Clint Swinehart call at 904-253-5856 or e-mail him at swineiam@bellsouth.net. We now play at Windy Harbor Mayport Naval Station and tee times start at 10:30.

http://www.post129.org/golf-league.html
Trivia Every Monday at 7 pm
Now hosted by Fast Jax Trivia!
Live Bands 
Every Wednesday 
Left Center Right
Every Thursday
Saturday Nights at 7 pm
Queen of Diamonds Raffle 
Dart League Every Tuesday Night
Shuffleboard Tournament
Every Tuesday 
Texas Hold'em Poker
Every Thursday Night
Pass the Trash 
Every Sunday Night at 6 pm 
Join us for Bingo every
Wednesday and Friday starting at 2 pm
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